Lois Simmie is the author of several books, including They Shouldn't Make You Promise That, a best-selling novel, and Betty Lee Bonner Lives There, a collection of short stories that was published to critical acclaim in 1993.
On a dark and soggy night, a bedraggled cat finds its way into the ivy-covered Sylvia Hotel in Vancouver's fashionable West End. Before long, Mister Got To Go has become not only a fixture at the hotel but a valuable employee.
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Got to Go is a large gray cat that lives in an old vine covered hotel across from the beach. One fateful day, Got to Go's pleasant life at the Sylvia Hotel is turned upside down when Arnie -- a very small and very noisy Yorkshire Terrier -- arrives. No more afternoon naps on the warm, wide windowsill; no more brushing his whiskers against the hote …
John Wilson came to Canada from Scotland in 1912, leaving his wife and family with the promise to return in a year. In 1914 he joined the Mounties, and while stationed in Saskatchewan village, he caught TB and fell hopelessly in love with the young woman who took care of him. He would do anything for her, anything at all.
Winner of the 1995 Arthur …