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The Complete Wizard of Oz Collection (All unabridged Oz novels by L.Frank Baum)

by L. Frank Baum e-artnow

The Oz books form a book series that begins with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and relate the fictional history of the Land of Oz. Oz was created by author L. Frank Baum, who went on to create the illusion...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (with the original illustrations by Alphonse de Neuville)

by Jules Verne e-artnow

Twenty Thousand (20,000) Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. It tells the story of Captain Nemo...


Pride and Prejudice (with the original watercolor illustrations by C.E. Brock)

by Jane Austen e-artnow

This edition of "Pride and Prejudice" has been carefully formatted for your ebook reader with a functional table of contents and contains all the original watercolor illustrations by C.E. Brock.

Pride and Prejudice...


Anna Karenina (Maude Translation, Unabridged and Annotated)

by Leo Tolstoy e-artnow

Widely considered a pinnacle in realist fiction, Tolstoy considered Anna Karenina his first real novel and Dostoevsky declared it to be "flawless as a work of art". His opinion was shared by Vladimir Nabokov,...


The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Hapgood Translation, Unabridged)

by Victor Hugo e-artnow

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris, "Our Lady of Paris") is a novel by Victor Hugo published in 1831. The French title refers to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, on which the story is...


War and Peace (Maude translation)

by Leo Tolstoy e-artnow

 War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in 1869. The work is epic in scale and is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. It is considered Tolstoy's...


Agatha Webb

by Anna Katharine Green, Stefan Rudnicki, Gabrielle de Cuir & Claire Bloom Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2020)

There has been a murder in the quiet seaside village of Sutherlandtown ...

Agatha Webb and her cook are found dead in the early hours of the morning after a successful party, and it seems just about anyone could...


The Temptress

by William Le Queux & Stefan Rudnicki Blackstone Publishing (September 01, 2020)

"You have yet to discover that you are dealing with one who can hold her own against the world!"

Murder on an omnibus? Marriage in a prison? Mysterious disappearances? William Le Queux's The Temptress is chock...


A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

by Mark Twain & Jeff Hays Spoken Realms (August 25, 2020)

When Connecticut mechanic and foreman Hank Morgan is knocked unconscious, he wakes not to the familiar scenes of nineteenth-century America, but to the bewildering sights and sounds of sixth-century Camelot....


Short Stories - Volume Two

by H. G. Wells, Helen Lloyd, Liam Gerrard & James A. Gillies et al. Spoken Realms (August 18, 2020)

Raconteurs Audio and Spoken Realms team up once again to bring this second collection of short stories by H. G. Wells to audio. Written between 1894 and 1902, this anthology of thirteen stories delves into botany,...


The Eye of Istar

by William Le Queux & Mirron Willis Blackstone Publishing (August 11, 2020)

Originally published in 1897, The Eye of Istar follows Zafar-Ben-A'Ziz on his return from London to his home in Omdurman, Sudan. While traveling through the Sahara, Zafar is taken prisoner by the "Veiled Men...


For Every Jack

by R. K. Duncan Tor Books (August 25, 2020)

In R.K. Duncan's "For Every Jack," a Tor.com Original short story, humanity has settled space and left Earth to its destruction.

Connor and Ines have traveled back to Earth on a preservation project to find...


Poor White

by Sherwood Anderson & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (July 28, 2020)

Hugh McVey is an inventor who moves from Missouri to Bidwell, Ohio. He creates a mechanical cabbage planter to ease the workload of farmers, but an investor exploits his product. His next invention, a corn cutter,...


Creating Anna Karenina

by Bob Blaisdell Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

The story behind the origins of Anna Karenina and the turbulent life and times of Leo Tolstoy.

Anna Karenina is one of the most nuanced characters in world literature and we return to her, and the novel she propels,...


Frankenstein

by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Bernie Wrightson & Stephen King Gallery 13 (August 11, 2020)

Frankenstein’s Monster lives on--and so does legendary artist Bernie Wrightson’s legacy--in this landmark illustrated edition of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, featuring an introduction by Stephen King....


The Old Man and the Sea

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 21, 2020)

Ernest Hemingway’s most beloved and popular novel ever, with millions of copies sold--now featuring early drafts and supplementary material as well as a personal foreword by the only living son of the author,...


Mary Shelley Horror Stories

by Mary Shelley & Fiona Sampson Flame Tree Collections (December 15, 2018)

Curated new collections. Mary Shelley, whose Frankenstein is the foundation of modern SF, fantasy and horror fiction, was born to the writer William Godwin and social campaigner Mary Wollstonecraft. This new,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Seek

by Anthony O'Neill Skyhorse (October 16, 2018)

In this dark, atmospheric sequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s timeless classic, the strange case continues with the return of Dr. Jekyll . . .

Seven years after the death of Edward Hyde, a stylish gentleman...


Shakespeare on Love

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (January 27, 2015)

William Shakespeare is ubiquitous throughout the Western world as the master of the written word, and the above-quoted "Sonnet 18" is celebrated as one of the most exquisite love poems of all time. Love comes...


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 Complete Stories of Evelyn Waugh

by Evelyn Waugh & Simon Prebble Hachette Book Group (December 11, 2012)

Evelyn Waugh's short fiction reveals in miniaturized perfection the elements that made him the greatest satirist of the twentieth century. The stories collected here range from delightfully barbed portraits...


Mythology

by Edith Hamilton & Suzanne Toren Hachette Book Group (March 05, 2013)

Edith Hamilton's Mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture--the stories of gods and heroes that...


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...


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...