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Fatal Light Awareness

by John O'Neill Guernica (October 01, 2013)

Leonard Edison's wife has a dark and frightening premonition - that her husband will die before his next birthday. Leonard, aware of this forecast, responds with the animal instinct of fight-or-flight - he wings...


A Guam-O-Rama!

by Dave Slagle eBookIt.com (August 24, 2014)

Guam-O-Rama is the impossibly absurd, fictitious story of an American federal agent tracking down an international freedom fighting computer genius. While on Guam the agent meets a mysterious young woman who...


The Great Mystery

by Travis Ph.D. Slone eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

The Great Mystery is a timeless message for the entire world, and offers life-changing perspective to those who make the journey.

As the story begins, a sick young soldier is rushed into the emergency room, and...


I Did Not Kill My Husband

by Liu Zhenyun, Sylvia Li-chun Lin & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (October 14, 2014)

Li Xuelian, married to Qin Yuhe, is pregnant with their second child. Happy news? Not in China, with its one-child policy. It is a crime. What is she to do? Her only option is divorcing before the second child...


THE DARK MAN

by Roberto Pace & Pasquale Verdicchio Guernica (January 01, 2005)

The appearance of Dark Man cannot be an event without consequence. Once come into this world, he will entice you with candy, seep into your skin, and savour your blissful ignorance of his purpose. Roberto Pace...


Maria Campbell: Essays On Her Works

by Jolene Armstrong Guernica (January 01, 2012)

Born near Park Valley, Saskatchewan, on Crown land, often referred to by locals as a road allowance community, Maria Campbell is the oldest of 8 children. Much of her early years are revealed in Halfbreed, the...


Octopus Intelligence

by Timothy Quinn Guernica (January 01, 2009)

Set in New York, Tehran, Port au Prince and Tegucigalpa, Octopus Intelligence tells the story of two desperate men. One, a former intelligence contractor suffering from a mysterious ailment, has returned home...


Girls Closed In

by France Théoret & Luise von Flotow Guernica (January 01, 2005)

In this novel from a Quebecois feminist writer, a shy sixteen-year-old falls in love with a classmate while attending a Catholic boarding school for prospective schoolteachers. When the fantasized relationship...


River of the Brokenhearted

by David Adams Richards Arcade (August 05, 2014)

From David Adams Richards, winner of the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award, comes a magnificent and haunting novel about the entwinement of remembered love and unforgotten hate.

Spanning generations,...


Hillwilla: A Novel

by Melanie Forde Mountain Lake Press (February 17, 2014)

Beatrice Desmond, 55, lives on a remote farm nestled in a deep hollow in southern West Virginia. A native of Boston and a graduate of an Ivy League college, Beatrice is a fish out of water in Seneca County;...


Great Short Novels of Henry James

by Henry James & Philip Rahv Skyhorse (June 17, 2014)

Henry James was one of the greatest and most prolific American authors ever to have lived.

Henry James believed that the short novel was the perfect literary form, and his achievements here brilliantly display...


The F. Scott Fitzgerald MEGAPACK ®: 46 Classic Works

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Wildside Press (March 24, 2014)

This volume assembles 46 classic works by F. Scott Fitzgerald, ranging from short stories to novels to poetry and essays. Included are:

THE JELLY-BEAN

THE CAMEL'S BACK

MAY DAY

PORCELAIN AND PINK

THE DIAMOND...


Gifts

by Nuruddin Farah Arcade (April 18, 2011)

The second novel in Nuruddin Farah's Blood in the Sun trilogy, Gifts is the beguiling tale of a Somali family and the struggles of its powerful matriarch to keep it whole. Duniya is a single mother, raising...


#freetopiary

by Peter Burnett Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

In an age of NSA spying and unprecedented government oversight, young Alan Stewart wants nothing to do with change—that is until he is arrested for a crime he didn’t commit, and forced to face reality.

Consumerism,...


The Jonas Lie MEGAPACK ®: 14 Classic Novels and Stories

by Jonas Lie Wildside Press (February 27, 2014)

Jonas Lie (pronouced "Lee" in English) is one of the greats of Norwegian literature, together with Henrik Ibsen, Bjornstjerne Bjornson and Alexander Kielland. Although considered a Realist, he also worked with...


The Great Novels and Short Stories of Somerset Maugham

by W. Somerset Maugham Skyhorse (March 04, 2014)

This compilation contains three complete novels and eight major short stories from the canon of one of the twentieth century’s most enduringly popular fiction writers.

From London to Hong Kong, from Paris to...


Limbo

by Esther Figueroa Arcade (March 04, 2014)

Limbo is a character driven environmental murder mystery set in the shifting sands of Jamaica’s environmental policies. Flora is the dynamic leader of an environmental organization set to expose the corporate...


Brick Shakespeare

by John Mccann, Monica Sweeney & Becky Thomas Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Enjoy four of Shakespeare’s tragedies told with LEGO bricks. Here are Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar enacted scene by scene, captioned by excerpts from the plays. Flip through one thousand...


The Republic of Wine: A Novel

by Mo Yan & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (January 23, 2012)

In this hypnotic epic novel, Mo Yan, the most critically acclaimed Chinese writer of this generation, takes us on a journey to a conjured province of contemporary China known as the Republic of Wine—a corrupt...


Wyoming: A Novel

by Barry Gifford Arcade (January 12, 2012)

A subtle, impeccably rendered new novel from one of America's most distinctive writers.A woman and her young son are traveling together by car through the southern and midwestern United States in the mid-to-late...


The Bomb-Monger's Daughter: A Modern Novel

by Rory Barnes Wildside Press (August 20, 2013)

Anasuya's father--a notorious financier and arms dealer--has disappeared. Has he been kidnapped--or murdered--or just plain dropped out of sight? His daughter claims a complete lack of interest in her father's...


The Essay

by Robin Yocum Arcade (October 08, 2012)

Jimmy Lee Hickam grew up along Red Dog Road, a dead-end strip of gravel and mud buried deep in the bowels of Appalachian Ohio. It is the poorest road, in the poorest county, in the poorest region of the state....


Facing the Music

by Andrea Goldsmith Andrea Goldsmith (January 01, 2013)

Facing the Music explores the dark side of ambition and the ambiguous passions which surround creativity. Duncan Bayle is a successful composer whose genius has faltered. He blames his problems on the sudden...


Modern Interiors

by Andrea Goldsmith Andrea Goldsmith (February 01, 2013)

MODERN INTERIORS rummages around in the back rooms and passageways of the family. When her husband dies, Philippa Finemore, formerly a pillar of the Establishment, is determined to broaden her life. She sells...


Gracious Living

by Andrea Goldsmith Andrea Goldsmith (February 01, 2013)

Gracious Living plunges into the excesses of the 1980s. Adrian Dadswell, an entrepreneur, is the owner of a holiday resort that boasts everything from an indoor golf range to a fake rain forest. Adrian has a...


Under the Knife

by Andrea Goldsmith Andrea Goldsmith (January 01, 2013)

Alexander Otto has it all - eminence as a surgeon, admiring colleagues, a loving family. Yet from the opening lines of this modern tragedy, he is a man on the run. What secrets lie beneath the successful veneer...


My Father, His Son

by Reidar Jonsson & Marianne Ruuth Arcade (April 06, 2012)

A young man named Ingemar Johansson joins the Swedish merchant marine, sails to many distant ports, has a variety of funny and poignant adventures, and searches everywhere for his father


The Poet

by Alex Skovron Hybrid Publishers (February 01, 2013)

'The Poet' is a tale of obsession, art, and the thresholds between day and night. Manfred is a nondescript insurance clerk, inflexibly honest and imbued with a profound sense of order. He is also a prolific...


Up Nights

by Daniel Kine Ooligan Press (May 01, 2013)

Up Nights, Daniel Kine's second book, is a classic road novel for a new generation. In raw, unrelenting prose, Kine tells the story of the complexities of human relationships when four friends embark on an existential...


Land Run

by Mark Graham Bumblebee House Ink (June 19, 2013)

Developer Rusty Watson is determined to acquire, by any means necessary, a plot of land owned by an elderly man in the Willow Springs, Oklahoma, community. Driven by greed and personal torment, Rusty is hell-bent...


Lorna Doone (Mermaids Classics)

by Richard Doddridge Blackmore eBookIt.com (May 18, 2013)

Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor (1869) by Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825- 1900) is a romance novel set in 17th century England in the region of Exmoor. The story follows a farmer named John Ridd who falls...


The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Mermaids Classics)

by Anne Brontë eBookIt.com (May 18, 2013)

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) by Anne Bronte (1820-1849) is a romance classic novel based on the mysterious widow Mrs Helen Graham who arrives at Wildfell Hall and takes up residence in the mansion with...


Agnes Grey (Mermaids Classics)

by Anne Brontë eBookIt.com (May 18, 2013)

Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte (1820 -1849) is a classic novel based on the life of working as a governess. It is set in the Victorian era and follows the story of Agnes, the daughter of a minister who finds employment...


Wuthering Heights (Mermaids Classics)

by Emily Brontë eBookIt.com (May 18, 2013)

Wuthering Heights (1847) by Emily Bronte (1818 -1848) is a classic novel initially published under the pen name "Ellis Bell". The story is about the love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff who is her...


My Reminiscences

by Rabindranath Tagore eBookIt.com (April 18, 2013)

I know not who paints the pictures on memory's canvas; but whoever he may be, what he is painting are pictures; by which I mean that he is not there with his brush simply to make a faithful copy of all that...


Things Were Never the Same Afterward

by Mike Jd Trial AKA-Publishing (February 21, 2013)

In every life there are moments when things change and we are never the same afterward. Sometimes we make our choices with careful consideration. Other times circumstances thrust change upon us and we must act...


Pulling Down the Stars

by James Laidler Hybrid Publishers (December 20, 2012)

Charlie Lansdowne's life is going nowhere ... fast. Trapped at home with his eccentric father, Roger, and his stroke-affected grandfather, Frank, he finds life a daily exercise in dysfunction as three generations...


Walter

by Ashley Sievwright Clouds of Magellan (September 24, 2012)

Walter Kovak - insurance worker, early forties, unhappily married, no children, memorably invisible - is the sole survivor of a devastating suburban train crash. But Walter has no memory of the tragedy. One...


Close is Fine

by Eliot Treichel Ooligan Press (November 01, 2012)

Like an album of Polaroid snapshots, Close Is Fine is a finely wrought collection of stories that gives us a brief glimpse into the quirky and complex lives of the inhabitants of a rural Wisconsin town. At times...


The Angel of the Odd

by Edgar Allan Poe Open BookShelf (September 29, 2018)

The story follows an unnamed narrator who reads a story about a man who died after accidentally sucking a needle down his throat. He rages at the gullibility of humanity for believing such a hoax. He vows to...


Mesmeric Revelation

by Edgar Allan Poe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

First published in 1844, the tale is centered on mesmerist experiments. From Google Books.


Never Bet the Devil Your Head

by Edgar Allan Poe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The narrator, presented as the author himself, is dismayed by literary critics saying that he has never written a moral tale. The narrator then begins telling the story of his friend Toby Dammit. Dammit is described...


The Lord of the Sea

by Matthew Phipps Shiel Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Excerpt:

In the Calle Las Gabias—one of those by-streets of Lisbon below St. Catherine—there occurred one New Year a little event in the Synagogue there worth a mention in this history of Richard, Lord of...


Empire

by Clifford Donald Simak Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In a future time, the solar system is powered by one energy source, controlled by one huge organisation, which has plans to use this control to dominate the planets. Unknown to them, a couple of maverick scientists...


The Abbess of Castro

by Stendhal Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Brigands, convents under siege, a prince who’d do Machiavelli proud…This adventurous novella from a writer famous for far longer works is a singular take on love and war in Renaissance Italy.

Claiming to...


The Cenci

by Stendhal Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A biography of a fictional modern don Juan. From GoodReads.


The Duchess of Palliano

by Stendhal Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The life of an Italian lady famous for her great beauty and accomplishments and for her untimely end. From GoodReads.


Beyond the Storm

by Diana Finley HQ Digital (October 14, 2019)

An epic tale of love, war, and the secrets we keep…

Anna Feldman is born in Vienna just as war breaks out; war will come to shape her entire life. But as Anna moves from Austria to Palestine, England to Germany,...


Man with a serious problem

by Ursula Nafula African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A man is generous enough to offer accommodation to his aging grandparents, aunt and uncle. Find out how life changes as time goes by.


Letter to mum

by Ursula Nafula African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A mother is going to hospital to give birth and her daughter writes her a letter.