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The Complete Hester Lynton Mysteries
by Tony Evans

Language

English

Pages

379

Publication Date

July 15, 2013

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<b>Victorian detective Hester Lynton, and her assistant Ivy, are brought together for a final time in this collection of their greatest adventures.</b> <br /><br />Join Hester and Ivy as they travel throughout the country chasing adventure and solving mysteries. This casebook promises twists and turns with a pair of lady sleuths with sharp wits and Holmesian deduction skills. <br /><br /><em>The Complete Hester Lynton Mysteries</em> is a dazzling collection of Victorian mystery stories that are perfect for fans of Conan Doyle, G W Colkitto, and the Raffles series.<br /><br /><b>Tony Evans</b> is a full-time writer. His other publications include adaptations of classic novels for the “Real Reads” series and co-authorship of a book on steam locomotives. He lives with his wife in the Yorkshire Dales.
Once Upon a Pirate: sixteen swashbuckling historical romances
by , Simone Leigh

Language

English

Pages

1846

Publication Date

December 25, 2019

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<h2>Scandalous adventure and smouldering desire. </h2> <b>Set sail to the lush heat of the Tropics, the storm-tossed Northern realms, the wild Barbary Coast, and the hazardous waters of the South Seas.</b><br /><br />Masterful pirate lords. <br />Courageous heroines. <br /><br />Defying danger in pursuit of all-consuming love.<br />Matching wits to claim the greatest treasure of all.<br /><br />As perilous battles, treachery and revenge give way to sinful kisses, no heart is safe.<br /><br /><I>Sixteen all-new swashbuckling historical romances. </I> <br /><br /> THE CAPTIVE VIXEN<br />by Merry Farmer <br /><br />THE LADY AND THE PRIVATEER<br />by Amy Rose Bennett<br /><br />THE STORMSWEPT STOWAWAY<br />by Ellie St.Clair<br /><br />THE BRUCE’S ANGEL<br />by Caroline Lee<br /><br />MAROONED<br />by Anna Markland <br /><br />THE PLEASURE OF A PIRATE<br />by Linda Rae Sande<br /><br />THE LADY’S GUIDE TO ESCAPING CANNIBALS<br />by Emmanuelle de Maupassant<br /><br />FALCON<br />by Ashe Barker<br /><br />THE DARK HEART OF THE SEA<br />by Celeste Barclay<br /><br />JILTED AND KILTED<br />by Mia Pride <br /><br />RUNAWAY DUKE <br />By S. Cinders<br /><br />RESCUED BY PASSION<br />by Sky Purington<br /><br />AN IMPERFECT SCOUNDREL<br />by Alyssa Drake<br /><br />THE SPINSTER’S GUIDE TO PIRACY AND PLUNDER<br />by Harmony Williams<br /><br />PIRATE’S TREASURE<br />by Mariah Stone<br /><br />SHIELDMAIDEN<br />by Simone Leigh<br /><br />Heat level : passionate
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
by Betty Smith

Language

English

Pages

528

Publication Date

March 17, 2009

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<p><strong></strong></p><p><strong>A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick</strong></p><p><strong>The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the twentieth century. </strong></p><p>From the moment she entered the world, Francie Nolan needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and strength of spirit. Often scorned by neighbors for her family’s erratic and eccentric behavior—such as her father Johnny’s taste for alcohol and Aunt Sissy’s habit of marrying serially without the formality of divorce—no one, least of all Francie, could say that the Nolans’ life lacked drama. By turns overwhelming, sublime, heartbreaking, and uplifting, the Nolans’ daily experiences are tenderly threaded with family connectedness and raw with honesty. Betty Smith has, in the pages of <em>A Tree Grows in Brooklyn</em>, captured the joys of humble Williamsburg life-from “junk day” on Saturdays, when the children of Francie’s neighborhood traded their weekly take for pennies, to the special excitement of holidays, bringing cause for celebration and revelry. Betty Smith has artfully caught this sense of exciting life in a novel of childhood, replete with incredibly rich moments of universal experiences—a truly remarkable achievement for any writer.</p>
The Cider House Rules
by John Irving

Language

English

Pages

612

Publication Date

July 31, 2012

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<p>An American classic first published in 1985 by William Morrow and adapted into an Academy Award-winning film, <em>The Cider House Rules </em>is among John Irving's most beloved novels. Set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century, it tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch—saint and obstetrician, founder and director of the orphanage in the town of St. Cloud's, ether addict and abortionist. It is also the story of Dr. Larch's favorite orphan, Homer Wells, who is never adopted.</p><p>“A novel as good as one could hope to find from any author, anywhere, anytime. Engrossing, moving, thoroughly satisfying.” —Joseph Heller, author of <em>Catch-22</em></p>
More From Life: A Funny and Feel-Good Romantic Comedy
by S J Crabb

Language

English

Pages

299

Publication Date

May 28, 2018

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<b> Romance, humor and not just one happy-ever-after. A deliciously romantic and giggling read about love, loss and starting again by the Amazon Top 100 best-selling Author S J Crabb</b><br /><br />My Kids live in Cyber Space and my mother lives in Cloud Cuckoo land. Me - I live in denial. <br />Somehow, I've got to the stage in life where my teenagers obviously hate me, my mother abandons me for exciting adventures and my ex-husband is getting re-married.<br />I am left gazing lustfully at just about any fit guy in an HRT induced belief that they would be attracted to me. <br />Is this really what I've become? <br />Have I reached the point in life where I should give up and accept my fate?<br />The trouble is, I always wanted more from life and now it appears to be on fast-forward.<br />So, it's decision time. Do I just accept my lot with resignation and gratitude? Or do I take control and embrace the unknown? <br />What would you do?<br /><br />Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Follow Amanda's path to re-discover the girl she once was before the woman she became took over.<br />
Falling Series Books #1-5 (Falling Series Collection Book 1)
by Tracy Lorraine

Language

English

Pages

1050

Publication Date

July 17, 2017

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<i> Falling For Ryan: Part One</i><br /><br /><b>I shouldn’t want her—but damn, I need her.</b><br /><br />As my best friend, she’s off limits, right?<br /><br /><i>WRONG.</i><br /><br />After discovering her boyfriend’s cheating, Molly shows up at my doorstep broken and alone. She’s been my rock since my world collapsed, and now the tables are turned, it’s my turn to support her.<br /><br />But something’s changed, and how I’m feeling about her is against all the rules. She needs a shoulder to cry on; not another man to break her heart.<br /><br />Lucky for us, I’m not just a man. I’m <i>HER</i> man. <br /><br />She just doesn’t know it yet...<br /><br /><i>Falling For Ryan: Part Two</i><br /><br /><b>Giving your heart to your best friend comes with a big risk. </b><br /><br />I’ve fallen in love with my best friend, and she feels the same. It should be easy now, right?<br /><br />As our new relationship begins to blossom it’s not long before people start to threaten the bond between us. <br /><br />Could their meddling and Molly’s insecurities end us before we really have a chance? <br /><br />Is what we have worth fighting for or was it doomed from the start? <br /><br /><i>Falling For Jax</i><br /><br /><b>Can lust at first sight turn into happily ever after?</b><br /><br />I’m a bad boy, or so everyone thinks. Women assume I’ll show them a good time and then walk away. <br /><br />But I want more. I want to find my queen. <br /><br />One look at her and I know she’s the one. <br /><br />Just when I think everything’s perfect, her fear takes her away from me. <br /><br />But when tragedy strikes there’s no way I’m passing up a second chance to make her mine. <br /><br />Is it possible to fall even harder for her once I know the truth? <br /><br /><i>Falling For Ruben</i><br /><br /><b>Can you begin falling in love from just a photograph?</b><br /><br />I’ve experienced the pain love can cause and I have no interest in it. <br /><br />Easy relationships and easier women are all I need. <br /><br />Until a shy brunette stops me in my tracks and makes me feel everything I told myself I never would. <br /><br />But will old habits ruin my chances from the very beginning or can I convince her I’m worthy of her? <br /><br />I’m falling for an innocent virgin and I’m powerless to stop. <br /><br /><i>Falling For Fin</i><br /><br /><b>Falling for your brother's best friend is never going to be easy.</b><br /><br />She’s my best friend’s little sister. The one woman I’ve vowed never to touch. <br /><br />There’s just one problem.<br /><br />I’m in love with her. I always have been.<br /><br />Now she’s pregnant with my child and I’ve never been more terrified.<br /><br />My life isn’t as easy as everyone thinks and if I allow her in she’s going to learn all my well-kept secrets.<br /><br />She’s everything I want and need, but can I drag her into my life? Will she want to be?<br /><br />I’ve fallen for my best friend’s little sister and I’m going to do everything I can to make her mine. <br /><br /><i><b>The Falling series is Tracy Lorraine's emotional and steamy contemporary romance series that includes friends to lovers, second chances, innocent virgins and brother's best friends. One click and start binge reading now.</i></b>
The Lord of the Rings: One Volume
by J.R.R. Tolkien

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English

Pages

1209

Publication Date

February 15, 2012

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One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them<br /><br />In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell by chance into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins.<br /><br />From Sauron's fastness in the Dark Tower of Mordor, his power spread far and wide. Sauron gathered all the Great Rings to him, but always he searched for the One Ring that would complete his dominion.<br /><br />When Bilbo reached his eleventy-first birthday he disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin Frodo the Ruling Ring and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.<br /><br />The Lord of the Rings tells of the great quest undertaken by Frodo and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the Wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the Dwarf; Legolas the Elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider.<br /><br />This new edition includes the fiftieth-anniversary fully corrected text setting and, for the first time, an extensive new index.<br /><br />J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. His chief interest was the linguistic aspects of the early English written tradition, but while he studied classic works of the past, he was creating a set of his own.<br />
Lord of the Flies
by William Golding

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English

Pages

189

Publication Date

July 27, 1959

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<b><b>Golding’s iconic 1954 novel, now with a new foreword by Lois Lowry, remains one of the greatest books ever written for young adults and an unforgettable classic for readers of any age.</b><br />  <br /> </b>This edition includes a new Suggestions for Further Reading by Jennifer Buehler.<b><br /></b><br />At the dawn of the next world war, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate. This far from civilization they can do anything they want. Anything. But as order collapses, as strange howls echo in the night, as terror begins its reign, the hope of adventure seems as far removed from reality as the hope of being rescued.
1984
by George Orwell

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English

Pages

237

Publication Date

October 17, 1983

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<b>A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick</b><br /><br /> With extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity, George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> takes on new life in this edition.<br /><br /> “Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—The New Yorker<br />  <br /> In <i>1984</i>, London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.<br /><br /> Lionel Trilling said of Orwell’s masterpiece, “<i>1984</i> is a profound, terrifying, and wholly fascinating book. It is a fantasy of the political future, and like any such fantasy, serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present.” Though the year 1984 now exists in the past, Orwell’s novel remains an urgent call for the individual willing to speak truth to power.
The Alexandria Quartet: Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, and Clea
by Lawrence Durrell

Language

English

Pages

885

Publication Date

June 12, 2012

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<b>A four-part story of passion and betrayal in the Mediterranean—voted one of the Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels of the twentieth century.</b><br />  The Alexandria Quartet is a striking and sensuous masterpiece, breathing vivid life into each of its unforgettable characters and the dusty Mediterranean city in which they live. Set in Alexandria, Egypt, in the years before, during, and after World War II, the books follow the lives of a circle of friends and lovers, including sensitive Darley, passionate Justine, philosophical Balthazar, and elegant Clea. Written in Durrell’s trademark evocative prose, these four novels explore the central theme of modern love, building into a remarkable whole that the <i>New York Times </i>hailed as “one of the most important works of our time.” <i>This ebook features a new introduction by Jan Morris.</i>

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