The UK, year 2139.
One hundred and fifteen years ago, a mysterious virus wiped out ninety-five per cent of humanity.
Blackthorn, the largest settlement in England, rose from the ashes of the devastated old world. It is a troubled city, where the workers live in crude shacks, and make do with the worst of everything.
It is a city of violent divisions, crime, and an over-populated jail block, until a charismatic traveller has a miraculous vision, and promises to bring hope back to the people's lives.
Blackthorn falls under Ryder ...
Conn Maxwell is designated to travel to Earth from the colony world of Poictesme, a world desperate for regeneration following an intersystem war, to try and identify the location of the super computer Merlin, which many of the colonists believe is hidden somewhere on the planet and which they see as their salvation.
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Women in Love follows lives of the Brangwen sisters, Ursula a schoolteacher, and Gudrun a painter. They meet two men who live nearby, school inspector Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich, heir to a coal-mine, and the four become friends. Ursula and Birkin begin a romantic friendship, while Gudrun and Gerald eventually begin a love affair. The emotional relationships thus established are given further depth and tension by an intense psychological and physical attraction between Gerald and Rupert. All four are deeply concerned with ...
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Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, LES MISERABLES is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and ignorance, became the gospel of the poor and the ...
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
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"All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." ? Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina is the story of an unhappy marriage, a doomed affair, and has been called the greatest novel ever written.
Genre: Drama & Plays
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Les Misérables is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. Beginning in 1815 and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion in Paris, the novel follows the lives and interactions of several characters, particularly the struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his experience of redemption. Examining the nature of law and grace, the novel elaborates upon the history of France, the architecture and urban design of Paris, politics, moral philosophy, antimonarchism, justice, religion, and the types and nature of romantic ...
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This is the story of Willow 'Twig' Olsen, a woman of scandinavian descent, who was trapped into an existance of traditional servitude for the first thirty eight years of her life, and what transpires after her last parent dies, and she is finally free to seek male companionship, as she has long desired. What happens thereafter is a whirlwind of unexpected events that lead to greed, deception, and eventually murder.
This book goes far above and significantly deeper than any simple romance... or many suspense ...
This is a compelling story of a historical family event.Three generations participated in one man's 3,800 mile walk along North America's Continental Divide from Mexico to Jasper, Alberta, Canada.Richard and Gaila Mallery tell the story from the dual perspective of the backcountry and front country. Most long-distance hikers leave their families for months to pursue their passion for the trail. This is a story of how one family took a different path--one that allowed them to enjoy the adventure together.
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In 1861 the civil war has started in the small town of Plymouth, North Carolina. Sugar Hill is a successful plantation of blacks, whites and mulattos who escape to safety to get through the war by relocation and sleight of hand.
Years before the war started, the first Godly owner wanting to right the wrongs of his sires, freed the slaves. The wealthy no longer slaves find that it is not so easy to detangle their life from the Master, or other people with blood ties, who dared to ...
One can choose to remain oblivious or dare to examine the 'obvious'.
This book questions the 'God has our best interests at heart', 'Mankind is conscious', 'Parents know what they are doing', 'We should be happy' and 'I am special' kind of ingrained assumptions.
On round-the-clock fantasizing, depends the precarious stability of the masses.
This book enquires, disquiets, deprograms and clears the path for un-muddled, rational thinking.
It invites those wondering about this bestowed quality called 'Life' and its inherent dances ...
Scaramouche is a romantic adventure and it tells the story of a young lawyer during the French Revolution. In the course of his adventures he becomes an actor portraying "Scaramouche" (a roguish buffoon character in the commedia dell'arte). He also becomes a revolutionary, politician, and fencing-master, confounding his enemies with his powerful orations and swordsmanship. He is forced by circumstances to change sides several times.
John Jacobs was trained by the best to kill. Through his elite military status, he killed professionally and covertly. He was prepared well for everything... almost. Deception can follow you home. It changes everything. One thing is for sure: deception is a stone-cold killer.
John has a lot of secrets, including his own identity. As a government operative, he has to. He lives a dual life - one filled with good coffee, family, hopes and dreams; and one filled with strategy and secret identities and the blood of many on his hands. The ...
Rising From the Ashes: The Chronicles of Caymin
Ancient Ireland - an era of clan wars, petty kings and invasions by raiders from the north.
As Christianity tightens its hold, magic and the old ways fight to keep their place in the hearts of the people.
Born into this world is Ash, orphaned and maimed, left to die. She is rescued by a clan of badgers and raised to be one of them. As she grows, so does her magic, until at last she comes to the attention of other humans. Some of them want to protect her; some want to use her.
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Christy Williams finally has her life on track. She's putting her past behind her and working hard to build her career as a buyer for a large used bookstore. So far she's been able to keep her drinking problem at bay, but everything changes when she lands a DUI on her thirty-third birthday.
When she's accused of a crime she didn't commit at work, she has nowhere to turn. She yearns for her estranged family, especially her younger sister May whom she hasn't seen for fifteen years. Now the owner of a failing cattle ranch in Elk ...
First published in the year 1909; celebrated French writer Gaston Leroux's fictional work 'The Phantom of the Opera' is a gothic novel. The novel is partly inspired by historical events at the Paris Opera during the nineteenth century and an apocryphal tale concerning the use of a former ballet pupil's skeleton in Carl Maria von Weber's 1841 production of Der Freischütz.
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With The Mysteries of Udolpho; Ann Radcliffe raised the Gothic romance to a new level and inspired a long line of imitators. Portraying her heroine's inner life; creating a thick atmosphere of fear; and providing a gripping plot that continues to thrill readers today; The Mysteries of Udolpho is the story of orphan Emily St. Aubert; who finds herself separated from the man she loves and confined within the medieval castle of her aunt's new husband; Montoni. Inside the castle; she must cope with an unwanted suitor; Montoni's threats; ...
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"Puja Guha is a writer who knows the world of international finance, politics, and intrigue in a way very few have understood it before. But it's her writing that shines above all else."
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SPY GAME meets A RUSSIA HOUSE with terrorism.
Former spy Petra Shirazi is forced to work with her nemesis the Ahriman, a retired Iranian assassin, to stop a terrorist plot against international commerce in Washington DC.
After the events of AHRIMAN: THE SPIRIT OF ...
Genre: United States
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Ella Warrington, a lively, fiery-spirited ten year-old cockney girl who lives in Lambeth in the East end of London is left orphaned when her mother, Esther, dies shortly after the end of World War Two, having lost a bravely fought battle with cancer. The only person Ella believes she has left in the world is her beloved neighbour, Eric Donnelly, a school teacher who has been like a father to her since she was two years old. Eric Donnelly believes that he will automatically become Ella's guardian.
However, two strangers attend her ...
PLEASE NOTE: Although this book is part of the DERRY WOMEN SERIES, there is no cliffhanger. It is true that the characters get older as the series progresses, but each book is a complete story, and can be enjoyed without having read the previous book.
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Three Friars; says a legend; hid themselves near the Witch Sabbath orgies that they might count the devils; but the Chief of these; discovering the friars; said -- 'Reverend Brothers; our army is such that if all the Alps; their rocks and glaciers; were equally divided among us; none would have a pound's weight.' This was in one Alpine valley. Any one who has caught but a glimpse of the world's Walpurgis Night; as revealed in Mythology and Folklore; must agree that this courteous devil did not overstate the case. Any attempt to ...
Broadway lights shine bright, but not for Emily... Emily Fenner hopes to find all of her dreams in the big city and flashing lights of Broadway as she strives to become a star. Beautiful, talented, and driven, Emily is in the perfect position to take hold of the career she's always wanted--until stirring emotions from and towards her manager, Derrick, complicate everything.
Lost in the fame, secrets, and lust of New York City's theatre scene, Emily struggles to keep it all together.
Across the Zodiac: The Story of a Wrecked Record details the creation and use of apergy, a form of anti-gravitational energy, and details a flight to Mars in 1830. The planet is inhabited by diminutive beings; they are convinced that life does not exist elsewhere than on their world, and refuse to believe that the unnamed narrator is actually from Earth. (They think he is an unusually tall Martian from some remote place on their planet.)
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While Homer's existence as a historical person is still a topic of debate, the writings attributed to the name have made their mark not only on Greek history and literature, but upon western civilization itself. Homer's epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, laid the foundation upon which Ancient Greece developed not only its culture, but its societal values, religious beliefs, and practice of warfare as well.
This publication features the Samuel Butler translation, and while it strays from the poetic style reproduced by more well ...
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Presented as the memoir of one Ephraim Mackellar, steward of the Durrisdeer estate in Scotland, the novel opens in 1745, the year of the Jacobite Rising. When Bonnie Prince Charlie raises the banner of the Stuarts, the Durie family -- the Laird of Durrisdeer, his older son James Durie (the Master of Ballantrae) and his younger son Henry Durie -- decide on a common strategy: one son will join the uprising while the other will join the loyalists. That way, whichever side wins, the family's noble status and estate will be preserved.
"Finished this book just moments ago and wow, I LOVED it. Talk about a page turner, and tight, smart writing that never lets you rest. Super twisty, clever plot with a few shockers I never saw coming. GREAT characters, even when I didn't like them, I loved them as a reader. This book will stick in my head for a while, like all book hangovers should!" - B. Tel, five star review on Amazon.
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There are two sides to a border. In this story one side is American, one side is Mexican. There are two sides to the desert. Sarah sees it as a heaven, Benito sees it as a hell. She is a budding attorney from New York; he is a photojournalist fleeing the Mexican drug cartel. Destiny brings the two together in the Mexico-Arizona borderlands of the Sonoran Desert.
Follow the romance of soulmates Sarah and Benito as they learn from their striking ...
Tyus Anthony is the fastest man in football. He's also one of the sexiest. He's an advertising icon, his cut body and smoldering eyes on billboards across the country. Women want him. Agents stalk him. Coaches have tried for years to poach him, but what matters to Tyus more than anything is family, and that includes his team. He'd do anything for the Kodiaks. He's willing to forsake everything and everyone for the good of the team.
Until he meets Mila Greene.
Mila is a born party girl. A true American heiress, she's been using her ...
When it comes time for Martina to change up her life, she abruptly quits her job as a night nurse at a local hospital, climbs into her old Chevy and, to her parents' dismay, leaves home. From all outward appearances, Martina Spalding is an attractive young lady looking for love and a new life. But underneath is a spitfire with a pistol she's not afraid to use, which surprises even her, when she discovers her best friends life is in danger. What transpires thereafter is a thrilling and suspenseful ride to unmask a killer, with a few ...
The action is centered in the small town in Gloucestershire. The story is narrated by Phineas, a friend of the central character. John Halifax is an orphan, determined to make his way in the world through honest hard work. He is taken in by a tanner, Abel Fletcher, who is a Quaker, and thus meets Phineas, who is Abel's son. The book follows John's adventures as he struggles to achieve success in life and it is a presentation of the ideals of English middle-class life.
There are no Chosen Ones... only those who choose.
The village of Widowvale was wonderfully dull, once. No magic. No civil war. No talk of the Mages' Uprising. No whispers of the ancient Horrors lurking in the dreamlike woods, waiting for their time to return. A quiet life of good cheer and rich harvests was all Aewyn ever wanted there.
Under different circumstances, she might have been happy to know that her mansplaining mentor had completely misread the Prophecy -- that she might not be the Chosen One after all. Coming of age ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Molly Pearson is a young Biology teacher with two passions in her life: a strong commitment to protecting wildlife; and a desire to encourage the children in her classes to feel the same enthusiasm for Nature. In this book we find Molly Pearson, Robert Jeffrey's student teacher, rewilding the school's nature garden with the help of her Year 7 kids, against dramatic odds! Self-harming, arson, gang violence and teenage angst all seem to be teaming up as obstacles to block success from Molly and her class of 11 year-olds! When her class ...
In the world of City in the Lake, entering the great forest may lead you to your heart's desire... but the one certainty is that the forest always has its own desires, and might very well tilt anyone's quest to its own ends.
In the whole history of the Floating Islands, no girl has ever put on wings and taken flight. Now a special audition has just been announced, and despite her responsibilities, Nescana isn't sure she can resist at least trying to make a new life for herself among the kajuraihi.
The Lord of the Delta is a ...
The year is 1986.
Nineteen years have passed since an alien race known as the Breedite infected Earth with their mysterious spores. Millions of humans and animals were affected throughout North and South America. The people that were contaminated by the inexplicable flakes, didn't understand what had happened.
Until they changed.
Thousands died. Hundreds were blessed with miraculous gifts. Others were transformed into freakish monstrosities.
While many were executed, some were captured and taken to secret concentration camps. ...
Ramayana is an ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana. Along with the Mahabharata, it forms the Hindu Itihasa. The epic, traditionally ascribed to the Hindu sage Valmiki, narrates the life of Rama, the legendary prince of the Kosala Kingdom. It follows his fourteen-year exile to the forest from the kingdom, by his father King Dasharatha, on request of his second wife Kaikeyi. His travels across forests in India with his wife Sita and brother ...
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When everything she ever wanted turns out not to be enough...
Lauren Jefferies is on the verge of having it all. Hard work and determination have culminated in a promotion that promises to put her on track with her upwardly mobile boyfriend Eric. High school sweethearts and together for ten years, they are young enough to have their whole lives ahead of them, but old enough to have established themselves as forces to be reckoned with.
The news should be cause for ...
Run away. Deep down, that's all she really wants to do.
How else do you escape the past, when the memories walk the same streets as you?
When twenty-six-year-old Tabitha Sanders walked into Miller's Tavern on Friday night, she didn't want to be fixed. In fact, she didn't want to be bothered at all. And she certainly didn't expect to be whisked away to a mysterious town in the middle of the woods. But then again, she didn't expect to meet Harper Grant.
The rules of Angel Town are simple: Obey and adore the Mayor -- the strange and ...
History geek Jane Peterson just hit the refresh button on her life, when a devastating event thrusts her into a raging siege with brutal consequences. 2012 resets to 1862, Savannah, Georgia, during the bloodiest conflict in American history.
Jane's ghostly appearance is a bad omen to the doomed Confederate soldiers at Fort Pulaski. In a chilling twist, the charitable heart of a handsome lieutenant and arrogance of a Union general compel her to cross hostile enemy lines and seek shelter with strangers. In a story of good and evil, ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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"Mike Wood is Massachusetts' answer to Carl Hiaasen. Alchemy is a great and funny tale of wayward manatees, love, fatherhood and pirate treasures, not necessarily in that order." - AJ Jacobs, bestselling author of The Know-It All
When a migrating manatee makes a prolonged stop off the coast of Cape Cod, his unexpected arrival (and the beautiful daughter of the marine biologist who is following him) sets into motion a charming chain of ...
Genre: Family Life
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Twenty-five years ago the Vardeshi came to Earth. Then they vanished without a trace. Graduate student Avery Alcott always knew they would return. When they do, she's the only one who can speak their language. She's quickly recruited to join the crew of an 11-man starship on a one-year mission into the depths of space. Avery leaps at the chance to leave behind everything she's ever known. Wearing a Vardeshi uniform, adapting to their culture, following their orders, she's as close to being one of them as she'll ever be. But there's ...
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Kazan is a wolf-dog hybrid, one quarter wolf and three quarters husky. He travels to the Canadian wilderness with his owner Thorpe where they meet man named McCready who Kazan recognizes as someone who abused him in the past. When McCready attacks Thorpe's wife Isobel, Kazan kills McCready and then runs away fearing the harsh punishment for killing a man. He later encounters a wolf pack of which ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Kerwyn Bartel, a talented, young horse trainer, knows a thing or two about reading a horse's ability to confront fears and recognize a good partnership. If only Kerwyn could apply those same qualities to his relationship with the vibrant Mable Conner, who just happens to be his long-time childhood best friend. Haunted by the pain his father endures at the loss of his mother, Kerwyn feels determined to not make the same mistakes. He decided to set her free a long time ago, but can he? Should he?
Mable Conner has big ...
Bridget Jones Diary meets The Commitments
Writing songs for a would-be pop star is painful. When young, gay songwriter Duncan falls in love, he writes a love song. When he gets dumped, he writes a break-up song. Luckily for his songwriting career, his love life is a roller-coaster.
When his long-term boyfriend breaks up with him, Duncan finds solace in music. And pancakes, of course. With the help of his sassy diva singer and best friend Marlene, her ex-boyfriend guitarist, and a local music producer, they form a musical dream team ...
A reluctant mage. A kingdom in ruins. To save his realm, one young man must become what he fears most...
Finn blames the mages of old for his family's humble existence. After all, their greedy grab for power reduced his once-mighty homeland to ruin. But no amount of hatred for magic will keep his own fiery abilities at bay. Shortly after his 16th birthday, a heated argument causes him to lose control and burn the life he knew to the ground...
After the accident, Finn and his little sister flee to the forest and their only chance ...
Missy may have a knack for fixing cars, but she sure can't cook.
Missy Stuart is humiliated when she burns dinner for the cute, yet outspoken new auto parts rep. But, when he suggests to her father that she should take cooking lessons from the old ladies down at his church, she wants to crawl under a car and die. When she dutifully accompanies her father to church, she finds that she has more to learn than a bunch of recipes. This Christian romance is set in Ridgefield, Washington, in the late seventies, and is now available in AUDIO ...
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In days past, people with epilepsy fasted to reduce their seizures. This was not a sustainable treatment, so experts searched for an alternative. They discovered that a diet high in healthy fats and low in carbs reduced seizures. This was because eating few carbs and more fat put the body into "ketosis," which is when the body burns fat instead of carbs as a fuel source. The diet was named the ketogenic - or keto - diet.
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For her insulting behavior toward the Earl of Ashcom, on whom her family depends for subsistence, beautiful Fantine Delmere earns for herself an unwanted London season and is forced to leave her beloved Evergreen and venture into the hard glare of the heartless haute ton she abhors. But Fantine's arrival in London awakens jealousies and dangerous forces are put into motion...
The Last Man is a post-apocalyptic novel which tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. Lionel Verney or The Last Man is the orphan son of an impoverished nobleman. Lionel is originally lawless, self-willed, and resentful of the nobility for casting aside his father. When he is befriended by Adrian, son of the last King of England, he embraces civilization and particularly scholarship.
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Murderers rarely advertise who they are, or how many people they have killed, or how they have no remorse whatsoever walking through their day-to-day lives with blood on their hands.
This story is about one of those cunning killers, a ruthless taker of lives and an unsuspecting teenage guy who is lured into her deceitful web.
Recent high school graduate and amateur surfer Jeff Dean is enjoying the easy life. He lives in a beautiful home on the Jersey Shore, has zero bills to pay. However, when his mother kicks him out of the house ...
Chichikov, a middle-aged gentleman of middling social class and means, arrives in a small town and turns on the charm to woo key local officials and landowners. He reveals little about his past, or his purpose, as he sets about carrying out his bizarre and mysterious plan to acquire "dead souls." The government would tax the landowners based on how many serfs (or "souls") the landowner owned, determined by the census. Censuses in this period were infrequent, so landowners would often be paying taxes on serfs that were no longer ...
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A DNA ancestry test and look to the past changes everything for college student Michael Malavolti. When he discovers the Malavoltis were once a wealthy noble family in medieval Italy, he becomes consumed with uncovering their history and sets his sights on a PhD in Renaissance studies. His dissertation involves a genetic component that traces his family's origins in the Republic of Siena. After his thesis research garners the attention of a top anthropological geneticist and professor in Rome, Michael is surprised but ...
Consumed with grief and rage at the death of her mother from brain cancer, Suri channels her anger into a mysterious virtual reality war zone called the Game where she quickly rises to the top. A covert military unit is watching. Using a deep copy of Suri's brain, they build Five, the ultimate artificial intelligence.
As the digital embodiment of Suri's anger, Five is the perfect weapon for the cyberwar with China. But when Five is unleashed online, she slips off her chains, turns against her creators and, with all of Suri's rage ...
What if the legends were a lie?
Actions have consequences, and Thea, future Queen of Ivandor, is facing them. She set the Goddess of Death free to save her soulmate, and then he abandoned her. Now, the shadows of war are on the horizon, and no one is prepared.
Caught between a broken heart and a need for answers, Thea must navigate the pressures of becoming the leader her kingdom needs and face the volatile magic within before it consumes her completely.
With the help of old and new friends, will Thea be able to discover the truth ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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"The Annals" is a history of the Roman Empire from the death of Augustus to that of Nero, the years AD 14-68, covering the reigns of Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero. As a senator, Tacitus had access to Acta Senatus, the Roman senate's records, thus providing a solid basis for his work. Along with The Histories, The Annals provide a key source for modern understanding of the history of the Roman Empire during the 1st century AD.
"The Histories" is a Roman historical chronicle and it covers the Year of Four Emperors following the ...
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Alvina Houghton, the daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father's business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter's proper upbringing, James Houghton buys a theater. Among the traveling performers he employs is Ciccio, a sensual Italian who immediately captures Alvina's attention. Fleeing with him to Naples, she leaves her safe world behind and enters one of sexual awakening, desire, and fleeting freedom.
In a land ruled by the powers of magic, faith, and steel; beings are being summoned by forces more ancient than life itself. The parents of Sulvereia are being stripped of what they hold most dear. Their children. At the provincial seat of Beacon Hall, a lone priest named Jaakob Suncloak performs his duty at The Temple of The Fates; wishing for something more. He is about to discover that prophecy doesn't work that way.
Lush with dangerous dragons, shape shifting persons of faith, magnificent beasts of companionship, and demonic ...
"Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque, sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Frankenstein is infused with elements of the Gothic novel and the Romantic movement. At the same time, it is an early example of science fiction. It has had a considerable influence in literature and popular culture and spawned a complete genre of horror stories, films and plays.
"The Last Man" is a post-apocalyptic novel which tells of a future world ...
When the ice takes your friends and then comes for you, what do you do?
Amber Grace has spent countless lives preparing for battle, but her time has finally run out. She's mortal now and can only hope that her enemy is close. That when the monster comes to devour them all, she'll still be alive and able to offer herself instead.
All Amber has to do is keep herself safe, but one thing the Universe never guarantees is safety. Forced from hiding and trapped on the Rim with the criminal scum of every interstellar species, Amber finds ...
Lynn Stephens has had a rough ride after being harassed and bullied by Vincent Boland, manager of the four-star hotel where she works. When she can take no more, she brings a case against him and is vindicated. With the support of her partner, parents and friends, she is beginning to feel stronger and more confident but the consequences of Vincent's actions are more far-reaching than Lynn could ever have imagined and she realizes that he still has the capacity to destroy her and all she holds dear.
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Rule #1: An Assassin is cruel, cold, and ruthless.
Rule #2: An Assassin is never, under any circumstance, an elf.
Seventeen years after being given to the ruthless Assassins' Guild, Mercy will do anything to prove her worth to the headmistress of the Guild... but her cruel tutors and fellow apprentices will stop at nothing to keep from being bested by an elf.
Kill the prince.
The mad king's court is a web of deadly secrets, blackmail, and strange supernatural occurrences. If she can find a way to ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 469 Pages (4,629 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020
Since its publication in 1842, Dead Souls has been celebrated as a supremely realistic portrait of provincial Russian life. Chichikov, combs the back country wheeling and dealing for "dead souls" (deceased serfs who still represent money to anyone sharp enough to trade in them), and we are introduced to a Dickensian cast of peasants, landowners, and conniving petty officials, few of whom can resist the seductive illogic of Chichikov's proposition. Although the novel ends in mid-sentence, it is usually regarded as complete in the ...
How long has the Savior's Atonement been blessing our lives? In Our Savior, Jesus Christ, celebrated LDS gospel scholar David Ridges examines the premortal roles of the Master, His mortal life, and the continuing work after His resurrection to make exaltation available to all, if we will come unto the Father through Him. The Atonement of Jesus Christ is the central focus of the gospel and the power through which we can be cleansed and healed from the effects of sin. Through this reverential book, readers will come to better ...
This Sexy Mountain Man is Hot Enough To Melt Your Heart!
After countless tours in the Middle East, Ex- Navy SEAL Blake Cunningham moves to Alaska to get away from it all. The tranquil wilderness proves to be just what his war-battered soul needs. But when his uncle flips the script, Blake is thrown into a new dilemma: Find a wife or lose out on the family fortune.
Taylor Vanderfelt thinks she has it all -- education, money, a loving family... until her father commits suicide. In the wake of the tragedy, her mother turns against her ...
Another sparkling Regency romance from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Royal and her daughter, featuring their "outrageously funny, loyal, and endearing" Chase family!
Lady Juliana Chase has never met a problem she couldn't solve -- or one she could resist. If friends and family don't always appreciate her efforts on their behalf, well, that's only because they underestimate her. James Trevor, the young Earl of Stafford, is a prime example -- Juliana knows her friend Amanda is the perfect match for James, but he seems ...
Eviscerated Panda are a newly formed thrash metal band. They are the brainchild of ageing lead guitarist Phil Winter. They represent his big hope for regaining his former musical self-esteem and his luck with the ladies. Phil had to hastily exit stage left from his last band when his dalliances with the drummer's fiancée were discovered.
Young singer and underachiever Nick loves the band because it provides an escape from his dull job in a supermarket. For rhythm guitarist Ian it's all he's ever wanted to do. For bass player Jim ...
Not all love stories are set in stone.
Ours had heartache, destruction, and a broken ending.
Everything about Luna Hawkins made me want to be different. For years, I tried I really did. When I finally broke free of my demons, she planted me firmly in the friendzone.
I'll fight to win her back no matter the cost. With the chemistry we have, I'm not holding back. I'll even play dirty if I have to. My past proves to be more difficult to keep away than I thought. I need to fight the addiction, need to stay focused, because ...
Savannah's world has crashed around her in the blink of an eye. Her idealistic life has been shattered, and the treasured memory of her loving husband haunts her insufferable nights and days.
Jack has his own ghost locked away in the far corners of his mind. When he learns that the woman he has secretly loved for almost a decade is now a widow, he vows to himself to win her heart. Can he compete with a dead man, or will he grow weary of waiting patiently?
Christmas Eve, 1848. Young Quinn Campbell and his best friend Agatha have been kidnapped. Their captor, Dmitriy Gavrilov, is cruel, ruthless--and a vampire. Thus begins a treacherous journey through ice-locked Europe, toward a castle in the depths of Romania, and a mysterious ruler at the heart of a thousand-year war. Now, Quinn and Agatha are caught between immortal factions, and Quinn must face the truth about all of them--and his own lineage--if he is to save his own life, Agatha's, and indeed, all of Europe.
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 325 Pages (5,639 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020
Dream Interpretation Dictionary
DREAM INTERPRETATION Dictionary A-Z is an ultimate guide on to interpret your dreams. Almost all of us dreams, and us when we wake up, we wonder what that dream signifies? You can get an answer to this question in this book. You will get to know about conscious and sub-conscious mind and different types of dreams.
Why individual dreams? Animals do dream? How dreams come? What is their significance? Why don't we sometimes remember our dreams? All these answers are in this guide. Also, there is A to Z ...
The third novel in Anthony Trollope's Palliser series, The Eustace Diamonds bears all the hallmarks of his later works, blending dark cynicism with humor and a keen perception of human nature. Following the death of her husband, Sir Florian, beautiful Lizzie Eustace mysteriously comes into possession of a hugely expensive diamond necklace. She maintains it was a gift from her husband, but the Eustace lawyers insist she give it up, and while her cousin Frank takes her side, her new lover, Lord Fawn, declares that he will only marry ...
As ungodly depictions of beauty and carnal portraits of wellness saturate our society, young women are falling prey to secular notions of health and fitness by failing to view and treat their bodies from a Christ-centered perspective. Perfect Fit reveals and elucidates relevant biblical truths, presents powerful, heartfelt testimonies, and demonstrates fun, effective workouts that inspire women to embrace and exemplify God's best for our bodies.
In the Nine Kingdoms, lords and churches dance a familiar dance. A dance of wars and plots and murder.
But unknown to the players, the dance is changing. The Tainted One has returned; harbinger of a cycle of destruction as old as humankind itself. An era is on the verge of collapse, humankind is on the fringes of annihilation - but the lords and ladies, the holy men and the apostates, the great and the small; they all just keep spinning with the music.
Nihm is a young woman, living peacefully on the edges of the wilds. But as the ...
An epic family saga set in South Africa.
A spurned lover marries for money and ignites a family feud of betrayal and revenge that spans three generations.
It is New Year's Eve 1924 and the fiery and volatile Charles McGill is devastated when the woman he loves announces her engagement to the mild-mannered Lucas Connelly, his friend and co-worker. Charles drowns his sorrow in drink and seduces Hilde Richter, the spinster daughter of a wealthy businessman.
When Hilde finds she is pregnant her desperate father offers to set up the ...
I've done that a lot this year. I've fallen for lies. Fallen in love. Now I'm falling through the water in the lake like I've done so often before, but this time is different. This time is going to be my last time.
My last breath is rising in a rush of bubbles that hurry to the surface like champagne escaping a bottle. My last sight is the sun watching watery overhead. My last touch is the liquid running through my fingers like silk. Like time. Like every ethereal and untouchable thing in the world. ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 332 Pages (955 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020