"Warm, witty, and wildly romantic. Kate O'Keeffe does it again with another unputdownable tale of friendship and love." - Melanie Summers, bestselling author of The Crown Jewels series
Three friends form the No More Bad Dates Pact: stop dating the wrong guys and start dating the right ones - weirdos and jerks need not apply.
Twenty-five-year-old Sophie McCarthy's career is virtually nonexistent, her family expects her to "do something important" with her life, and she's totally sick of dating the wrong guys: the self-absorbed, the arrogant, the borderline criminally insane.
After she's unceremoniously dumped during the vows at her boss's wedding, she and her two equally disappointed-in-love best friends agree to help each other find decent guys to date. Together, they form the No More Bad Dates Pact: stop dating the wrong guys and start dating the right ones--weirdos and jerks need not apply.
When Sophie's roommate Jason Christie--a.k.a. doctor-in-training and serial ...
Genre: World Literature Length: 248 Pages (2,195 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 28th, 2020
Two women from different generations. Two lives brought together by a pivotal moment and a promise made...
World War 2 is raging on the Isle of Wight and sixteen-year-old, Constance Downer is in love for the first time. When her beau, a Canadian airforce man, stationed on the island is killed in a bomb blast she's left to face the ramifications of that love on her own. It has consequences that will change the course of her life.
In the present day, Isabel a British backpacker stumbles across a car accident on a remote stretch of New Zealand road. She makes the dying woman, Ginny a promise -- to find Constance and to tell her she's sorry. The only clues as to Constance's whereabouts are, she had ties to the Isle of Wight. Returning to the UK, Isabel's a lost soul and is no longer sure where she fits in. Unable to forget her promise, she heads to the Isle of Wight on a quest to keep her word.
Does keeping her promise mean raking up a secret best kept hidden though? Or, will Isabel ...
Genre: World Literature Length: 468 Pages (1,696 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 28th, 2020
Crazy deal! Get five chilling page-turners from the queen of scream: Bestselling author Willow Rose - On sale for a limited time.
A modern MURDER SHE WROTE
??? ITSY BITSY SPIDER (Emma Frost Book 1):
Emma Frost inherits a house on Fanoe Island when her grandmother dies. She decides to move there with her family, much to her teenage-daughter's regret. One morning a wealthy old woman in her street is found murdered and soon Emma finds herself wrapped in a mystery uncovering the island's dark secrets that not only runs deep within the history of the island but also within her own family.
??? MISS POLLY HAD A DOLLY (Emma Frost Book 2):
Miss Polly had a dolly. A beautiful daughter that she called her Baby Doll. Every day she dressed her in dresses and brushed her hair before they went outside to show off to the neighbors. On the playground one day her Baby Doll talked to a boy, and for one unforgivable second, Miss Polly let herself be distracted by a woman telling her how ...
Genre: World Literature Length: 1,170 Pages (17,359 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 26th, 2020
This book contains the complete novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky in the chronological order of their original publication.
- Poor Folk
- The Double
- Netochka Nezvanova
- The Village of Stepanchikovo
- Uncle's Dream
- The Insulted and the Injured
- The House of the Dead
- Notes from Underground
- Crime and Punishment
- The Gambler
- The Idiot
- The Eternal Husband
- The Adolescent
- The Brothers Karamazov
Genre: World Literature Length: 3,180 Pages (7,354 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Feb 24th, 2020
Unappreciated and passed over for promotion, thirty-year-old Danielle's career in law enforcement is going nowhere.
But when a hated Englishman is found dead, her idyllic hometown turns upside down. Against a background of prejudice, jealousy, and greed, Danielle tries to piece together the clues.
But can she find enough evidence to solve the case - and get the recognition she deserves?
- "Full of mystery and twists that you never see coming. I was mesmerized from start to finish."
- "An unusual police procedural full of interesting characters and surprises."
Genre: World Literature Length: 195 Pages (3,041 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 24th, 2020
Studying ancient sites on a backwater planet, Archaeologist Nosuma Okande finds more of them than The Institute has on record.
On her first day, she digs up an odd statuette. After receiving death threats, the Institute sends Nosuma to another excavation site. Later the same night, she stumbles upon a strange ceremony in the village square.
Undeterred, Nosuma decides to unearth the mysteries the planet holds. But can she untangle the enigmatic past of an Edifice Abandoned?
- "It has been a long time since have enjoyed a SF novel this much."
- "A thoroughly enjoyable, thought-provoking read."
- "This is the most exciting science fiction book I have read since my first reading of STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND 53 years ago."
Genre: World Literature Length: 226 Pages (381 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 24th, 2020
This book contains the complete Andersen's 168 fairy tales and stories in the chronological order of their original publication.
Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author and poet. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales, a literary genre he so mastered that he himself has become as mythical as the tales he wrote. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories -- called eventyrs, or "fantastic tales" -- express themes that transcend age and nationality.
During his lifetime he was acclaimed for having delighted children worldwide and was feted by royalty. Andersen's fairy tales, which have been translated into more than 125 languages, have become culturally embedded in the West's collective consciousness, readily accessible to children, but presenting lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity for mature readers as well. They have inspired motion pictures, plays, ballets, and ...
Genre: World Literature Length: 706 Pages (1,699 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Feb 23rd, 2020