Welcome to Dragonfly Books

We sell good quality used books and a few new books.

While you're here, check out our staff picks, local authors (see below) and best sellers.

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George Mercer - Dyed In The Green ($19.99)

George Mercer is a former Gulf Islands National Park Warden and Vancouver Island-based author with a new novel titled "Dyed In The Green". George was the winner of this year's Saanich Peninsula Community Writing Contest for fiction, although for a different short story submission. "Dyed In The Green" is part of a six book series about national park wardens and their exploits with poachers, developers and bureaucrats. Initially set in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, the "Dyed In The Green" series will follow main character Ben Matthews, across Canada with the second book set in Wood Buffalo National Park (northern Alberta and the NWT) and the third and fourth books alternating between Jasper National Park and an African national park. Book Five is based in British Columbia's Southern Gulf Islands and the final book in the series will come full circle and end in Newfoundland. These books are works of fiction with elements of mystery and suspense, set in some of our country's most iconic special places.


Bart van den Berk - The History of Leechtown Part I: The VIEE and the Discovery of Gold on the Sooke and Leech River ($22.00)

The History of Leechtown is a comprehensive look at the area up to 1864, when gold was discovered on the Sooke and Leech Rivers by members of an exploration group. Times-Colonist Newspaper article November 23, 2014.


Barry Gough - From Classroom to Battefiled; Victoria High School and the First World War ($19.95) 

In August 1914, Canada found itself jolted from its splendid isolation by the onrush of a European catastrophe. In Victoria, British Columbia, five hundred youth who had been educated at Victoria High School went to war and were forever changed by the experience. 


Diane Dakers - CHEKREPUBLIC; A Revolution in Local Television ($19.95) Times-Colonist Newspaper article December 21, 2014. A revolution in local television lays out the historical broadcasting context and the structure of Canadian television.

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