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Short Stories - Volume One

by H. G. Wells, Malk Williams, Nigel Patterson & Greg Wagland et al. Spoken Realms (June 30, 2020)

Herbert George Wells was one of the most prolific and visionary British writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. H. G. Wells, as he is universally known, is now best remembered for his science...


Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe Canterbury Classics (June 23, 2020)

These stories and poems come from the mind of one of the earliest masters of macabre literature.

From the mysterious to the macabre, the works of Edgar Allan Poe have the power to evoke readers’ deepest emotions....


The Lady of the Shroud

by Bram Stoker, Paul Boehmer, John Rubinstein & John Lee et al. Blackstone Publishing (June 09, 2020)

A historical sci-fi tale of the Land of the Blue Mountains

Best known for his masterpiece of horror, Dracula, Bram Stoker wrote a number of other novels and many short stories, all with supernatural themes or...


Lois the Witch, and Other Gothic Tales

by Elizabeth Gaskell, Gabrielle de Cuir, Justine Eyre & Stefan Rudnicki et al. Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2020)

In this original collection from Skyboat Media and Blackstone Publishing, Elizabeth Gaskell showcases the height of gothic fiction's ability to delight in the otherworldly and to dig deep into what truly haunts...


Heroes

by Stephen Fry Chronicle Books (June 02, 2020)

In this sequel to the bestselling Mythos, legendary author and actor Stephen Fry moves from the exploits of the Olympian gods to the deeds of mortal heroes.

Perseus. Jason. Atalanta. Theseus. Heracles. Rediscover...


Siddhartha

by Hermann Hesse & Bert DeCoy Made for Success (May 26, 2020)

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

What is the purpose of life? Is religion the answer? How, in a world beset with misery and conflict, can we help to find inner...


The Double Life

by Gaston Leroux & John Lee Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

A man named Adolphe visits Leroux at his office at the Morning Journal and delivers to him a chest that was bequeathed to him by his friend Theophraste Longuet. Leroux begins investigating its contents and relates...


The Pit

by Frank Norris & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

Laura Dearborn, a young woman is courted and pursued by three men: Curtis Jadwin, Sheldon Corthell, and Landry Court. She marries Jadwin, who over time loses interest in her as he gets more involved in wheat...


The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

by Jean Stafford, Elisabeth Rodgers & Joyce Carol Oates Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

Winner of the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, this collection of thirty stories includes some of Jean Stafford's best short fiction from the period 1944 to 1968. Including such favorites as "In the Zoo," "Children...


The Wharton Gothics

by Edith Wharton & Gabrielle de Cuir Blackstone Publishing (May 12, 2020)

An original compilation of eight of Edith Wharton's gothic stories

A ghostly presence in "The Lady's Maid's Bell" desires revenge against a tyrannical husband. In "Mr. Jones," Lady Jane Lynke inherits an estate...


Maggie-Now

by Betty Smith & Nicola Barber Caedmon (May 05, 2020)

Betty Smith, the beloved author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, weaves a riveting modern myth out of the experiences of her own life in this rediscovered classic.

In Brooklyn's unforgiving urban jungle, Maggie...


Joy in the Morning

by Betty Smith & Maggi-Meg Reed Caedmon (May 05, 2020)

From Betty Smith, author of the beloved American classic A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, comes an unsentimental yet radiant and uplifting tale of young love and marriage.

In 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, Carl Brown...


The Woman of Andros

by Thornton Wilder & Jane Copland Caedmon (May 05, 2020)

"From the earliest pages of his first novels and plays, Wilder examined the universal quandaries encapsulated in the questions the young man Pamphilus asks in The Woman of Andros: "How does one live? What does...


Heaven's My Destination

by Thornton Wilder & Chris Andrew Ciulla Caedmon (May 05, 2020)

"One of the most American books ever written. . . . Thornton Wilder's best, and most unexpected, book." -Wilfrid Sheed

Meet George Marvin Brush, one of Thornton Wilder's most memorable characters. Brush, a traveling...


The Bridge of San Luis Rey

by Thornton Wilder & Thom Rivera Caedmon (May 05, 2020)

"The essence of Mr. Wilder's book is really the feeling in it; it is a 'notation of the heart' with sympathy. Gaily or sadly, but always with understanding, a belief in the miracle of love runs through it all."...


The Cabala

by Thornton Wilder & Tristan Morris Caedmon (May 05, 2020)

"Thornton Wilder's 1926 debut novel probes the inscrutable mystery of the ancient, fabulous wealth that confers a kind of immortality on its custodians, allowing their natures to form without concession or compromise...


The Ides of March

by Thornton Wilder, Andy Cresswell, Piper Goodeve & Jane Copland et al. Caedmon (May 05, 2020)

"Mr. Wilder has brought to his character the warmth which was totally lacking in the Caesar of schoolbooks and Shakespeare, and in his hero's destruction there is the true catharsis."--Edward Weeks, Atlantic...


The Damnation of Theron Ware

by Harold Frederic & Henry Strozier Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Theron Ware is a promising young Methodist pastor recently assigned to a congregation in the Adirondack Mountains, which Frederic modeled after Utica, New York. His education and experiences have been limited...


The Job

by Sinclair Lewis & Jim Seybert Spoken Realms (April 28, 2020)

The Job is an early work by American novelist Sinclair Lewis. It is considered an early declaration of the rights of working women.

Despite the traditional expectations of marriage placed on Una Golden in her...


Start's F. Scott Fitzgerald Super Pack

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 28, 2020)

F. Scott Fitzgerald was one of America’s greatest writers. No other writer is more closely associated with the roaring twenties and all of its excesses. Collected here in this omnibus edition are two novels...


Benediction

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 28, 2020)

A young girl, on her way to a tryst with her lover, stops to meet her much older brother, who is in a seminary and about to become a priest.


Aesop's Fables

by Aesop, Will Stauff, V. S. Vernon Jones & G. K. Chesterton William J. Stauff (April 14, 2020)

Aesop's Fables refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop (620-560 BC), a slave and storyteller who lived in Ancient Greece. His fables are some of the most well known in the world and remain a popular...


The Camel's Back

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Stories about the cup and the lip and the bad penny and the new broom rarely have anything, to do with cups or lips or pennies or brooms. This story Is the exception. It has to do with a material, visible and...


Head and Shoulders

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A young, prospective intellectual, completely absorbed in his studies, is shown another side of life by an actress, leading everything to turn on its head.


Bernice Bobs Her Hair

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A wealthy girl visits her cousin for a month, and lets her turn her into a society girl.


"O Russet Witch!"

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Shocking in a clever, poignant way, this story is about a pitiful young guy who falls in love from afar with a beautiful, wealthy, young and vivacious girl with russet red hair. A seemingly chance run-in with...


Cane

by Jean Toomer Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Cane' explores spiritual and emotional frustration, failure of basic communication between individuals, and repression of natural energies. It reveals the chaos of contemporary black American life and calls...


The Offshore Pirate

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A woman on a trip to Florida falls in love with the captain of the pirates who capture her. This is the first story that develops Fitzgerald's recurrent plot idea of a heroine won by her lover's performance...


Through the Wheat

by Thomas Boyd Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Powerful and poignant, a masterpiece. 'Through the Wheat' depicts the horrors of World War 1: the first modern war fought in trenches with mustard gas, artillery, and tanks. Thomas Boyd brings home the psychological...


The Popular Girl

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A society girl is enchanted to meet a very rich and eligible young man. No sooner do they meet than her father dies unexpectedly, leaving her impoverished. Too ashamed to admit her situation, she instead invents...


Myra Meets His Family

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A woman wants to find a wealthy man to marry finds a lot more than she bargains for when she enters the abode of Knowleton Whitney, who, in turn, finds a lot more than he bargained for.


Three Short Stories & Ten Poems

by Ernest Hemingway Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Ernest Hemingway was one of America’s best known and most beloved authors. This was a his first published book. These three stories and ten poems served notice that a major new talent had arrived and the rules...


Dalyrimple Goes Wrong

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A privileged, selfish young man decides that good and evil aren't any standard to him, and that cutting corners is the way to succeed.


Winter Dreams

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

The son of the owner of the second-best grocery store in a small Minnesota town, finds himself enacting a series of impetuous deeds inspired by his so-called ‘winter dreams’, which drive him to desire material...


The Cut-Glass Bowl

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

This story tracks the lives of a married couple in New York, through various difficult and tragic events involving a cut glass bowl they received as a wedding gift.


The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A teenager from a small Mississippi River town is sent to a private boarding school near Boston, surrounded by wealthy classmates, but has a secret that would amaze them all.


The Ice Palace

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A young southern woman is bored with her unchanging environment, and--much to her friends’ chagrin--gets engaged to a northern man. After disregarding their concerns, she travels north during the winter to...


May Day

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Utilizing the May Day Riots of 1919 as historical backdrop, and the themes of lost youth and wealth as well as two distinct yet interrelated plots, this story contrasts the lower-class fighting for their causes,...


The Lees of Happiness

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

A newlywed young woman and her short story-writing husband begin married life in a home of their own. When tragedy strikes, a friend comes to their aid.


Kangaroo

by D . H. Lawrence Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Kangaroo is a semi-autobiographical novel by D. H. Lawrence. It follows a British writer on his visit to New South Wales. In it there are vivid descriptions of the Australian countryside and a powerful glimpse...


House Made of Dawn

by N. Scott Momaday & Darrell Dennis Caedmon (March 10, 2020)

The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning classic from N. Scott Momaday, with a new preface read by the author

A young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The...


Four Classic Horror Stories

by Edith Wharton, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson & various narrators Design Sound Productions (February 25, 2020)

A Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre production

This collection features four spine-tingling horror stories to entice your imagination, including "Bewitched" by Edith Wharton, "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe,...


A Holiday Bundle of Classic Children's Stories

by Various Authors & a full cast Design Sound Productions (February 25, 2020)

A Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre production

This Holiday Bundle features six entertaining and delightful audio stories for the whole family to enjoy year-round. The perfect stocking stuffer for the audiobook...


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

by L. Frank Baum, a full cast, Diane Vanden Hoven & David Farquhar et al. Design Sound Productions (February 25, 2020)

A Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre production

In this beloved children's tale, Dorothy, her dog Toto, and their Kansas farmhouse are carried away by a tornado to a faraway country called Oz. It's a magical, fantastical...


Dracula's Guest, The Chain of Destiny, A Star Trap & Other Stories

by Bram Stoker, Paul Boehmer, Kate Orsini & Gabrielle de Cuir et al. Blackstone Publishing (February 18, 2020)

Best known for his masterpiece of horror, Dracula, Bram Stoker wrote a number of other novels and many short stories, all with supernatural themes or filled with a physical terror reminiscent of Poe. The title...


Pride & Prejudice

A Room of One's Own

by Virginia Woolf Les explocrapatouilleurs (January 22, 2020)

« J’aime souvent les femmes.

J’aime leur anticonformisme.

J’aime leur complétude.

J’aime leur anonymat... »

Redécouvrez cet essai qui bouleversa toute la condition féminine à l’échelle...


Widdershins

by Oliver Onions, Gabrielle de Cuir, Paul Boehmer & Rosalyn Landor et al. Blackstone Publishing (January 21, 2020)

At first blush, Widdershins is a conventional haunted house story involving an unsuccessful writer, who moves into an empty house in hope that isolation will help his failing creativity. His sensitivity and...


Cane

by Jean Toomer Clydesdale (January 14, 2020)

“Cane . . . exerted a powerful influence over the Harlem Renaissance”—The New York Times

Cane is a collection of short stories, poems, and dramas, written by Harlem Renaissance author Jean Toomer in 1923....


The Age of Innocence

by Edith Wharton & Colm Toibin Scribner (January 14, 2020)

Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, The Age of Innocence is an elegant, masterful portrait of desire and betrayal in old New York--now with a new introduction from acclaimed author Colm Tóibín for the novel’s...