Cape Breton Orphan

A story of survival, overcoming and forgiveness

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In 1969, eight-year-old Randall is living an orphan-like life with his sister and unstable father in London, Ontario. His mother suddenly re-appears to seemingly rescue the Thompson children and move them to spectacular Cape Breton. However, Randall's insecure life goes from bad to worse as Ma's life becomes unhinged.








The author






Randall is a game designer

and author with Caper Games.

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Cape Breton Orphan

paperback, 180 pages

price in CAD (includes shipping and handling within Canada)

expected delivery: early November 2019


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"I am enjoying this story. My emotions are all over the place. Cannot wait to read on!"

--Sharon Burke Randles

Sackville, Nova Scotia (Proud Cape Bretoner)

 "As I read, I can feel the author's emotions coming through the pages. I can't wait to read more and receive my book in October!"

--Judy Urquhart
Whitby, Ontario


"Randall James' memoir has captivated my interest to the point where I could not stop reading the chapter teasers. This is a story that draws you into the author's challenges as a child, teen and adult.

I pre-ordered and am looking forward to its release."

--Damien Scott