Keywords: Fiction

The Darling

The Darling


Anton Chekhov

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

The Darling And Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Darling OLENKA, the daughter of the retired collegiate assessor, Plemyanniakov, was sitting in her back porch, lost in thought. It was hot, the flies were persistent and teasing, and it was pleasant to reflect that it would soon be evening. Dark rainclouds were gathering from the east, and bringing from time to time a breath of moisture in the air. Kukin, who was the manager of an openair theatre called the Tivoli, and who lived in the lodge, was ...

Keywords: Classic Fiction Short stories
Catch the Brass Ring

Catch the Brass Ring


Stephen Marlowe

ISBN: 9781596541443
Year of publication: 2004

Stephen Marlowe CATCH THE BRASS RING CHAPTER ONE IT WAS A STICKY hot carnival day, the sun sweating down on Surf Avenue, Coney Island, through a murky sky and wringing people out like wet washrags. Even the fat blue-bellied flies swam through the heavy air in slow circles before homing in on the watermelon rinds and corn cobs in the gutter. It was the kind of day you wanted to shut your ears to the clattering el trains, the carousel organs brassily gargling Lathi music and waltzes, the clanging ...

Keywords: pulp fiction
Who Goes There!

Who Goes There!


Роберт Уильям Чамберс

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Who Goes There Robert W. Chambers Dedication To J. Hamblen Sears Joseph Ive known you now for many years You are the Hero of this pretty story In him your every virtue reappears Lighting his way along the road to glory. All you possess adorns this Hero gay, Your fatal beauty, curly hair, and so forth Like you hes always ready, night or day, To pack his doggy clothes and ties and go forth. No winsome maid beneath a summer sky, Innured to prudence, modesty, and duty Would dare demur or hesitate to ...

Keywords: Historical fiction
The Tracer of Lost Persons

The Tracer of Lost Persons


Robert W Chambers

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Year of publication: 2018

The Tracer of Lost Persons Robert W. Chambers Dedication To Mr. and Mrs. William A. Hall 1906 Epigraph For the harmony of the world, like that of a harp, is made up of discords. HERACLITUS. Chapter I He was thirtythree, agreeable to look at, equipped with as much culture and intelligence as is tolerated east of Fifth Avenue and west of Madison. He had a couple of elaborate rooms at the Lenox Club, a larger income than seemed to be good for him, and no profession. It follows that he was a ...

Keywords: Crime & Mystery Fiction
Archangel's Prophecy

Archangel's Prophecy


Nalini Singh

ISBN: 9780451491657
Year of publication: 2018

Archangels Prophecy Book 11 in the Guild Hunter series A novel by Nalini Singh Berkley titles by Nalini Singh Psy-Changeling Series SLAVE TO SENSATION VISIONS OF HEAT CARESSED BY ICE MINE TO POSSESS HOSTAGE TO PLEASURE BRANDED BY FIRE BLAZE OF MEMORY BONDS OF JUSTICE PLAY OF PASSION KISS OF SNOW TANGLE OF NEED HEART OF OBSIDIAN SHIELD OF WINTER SHARDS OF HOPE ALLEGIANCE OF HONOR Psy-Changeling Trinity Series SILVER SILENCE OCEAN LIGHT Guild Hunter Series ANGELS BLOOD ARCHANGELS KISS ARCHANGELS ...

Keywords: Fantasy Fiction Paranormal Romance Urban Vampires
He Fell Among Thieves

He Fell Among Thieves


Milton Lesser

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Year of publication: 1952

Milton Lesser HE FELL AMONG THIEVES The little green man was bewildered. This was a world he couldnt comprehend CHAPTER I NICK SKINNER buried his parachute just outside the city of Pinsk, which lies well within the Pripet Marshes, deep in Russian-occupied Poland and not a hundred miles from the Soviet border. His mouth was very dry and his palms clammy, and for a moment he listened as the plane droned away overhead. From the direction of Pinsk, a big anti-aircraft searchlight stabbed up ...

Keywords: anti-Soviet propaganda cold war pulp fiction
The Gunner Chronicles: Fire and Brimstone: A Havenworld Novel

The Gunner Chronicles: Fire and Brimstone: A Havenworld Novel


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Bard Constantine The Gunner Chronicles: Fire and Brimstone: A Havenworld Novel Other Books in the Havenworld Universe Havenworld Silent Empire The Troubleshooter: Four Shots The Troubleshooter: New Haven Blues The Troubleshooter: The Most Dangerous Dame Vigil: Knight in Cyber Armor Nimrod Squad Syn City: Reality Bytes After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants of humanity survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of ...

Keywords: Action Dystopian Science Fiction Thriller Western
The Hidden Children

The Hidden Children


Robert W Chambers

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Year of publication: 2015

The Hidden Children Robert W. Chambers Dedication To My Mother Whatever merit may lie in this book is due to her wisdom, her sympathy and her teaching Authors Preface No undue liberties with history have been attempted in this romance. Few characters in the story are purely imaginary. Doubtless the fastidious reader will distinguish these intruders at a glance, and very properly ignore them. For they, and what they never were, and what they never did, merely sugarcoat a dose disguised, and gild ...

Keywords: Fiction
In Search of the Unknown

In Search of the Unknown


Robert W Chambers

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

In Search of the Unknown Robert W. Chambers Dedication To My Friend E. Le Grand Beers MY DEAR LE GRAND,You and I were early drawn together by a common love of nature. Your researches into the natural history of the treetoad, your observations upon the mudturtles of Providence Township, your experiments with the freshwater lobster, all stimulated my enthusiasm in a scientific direction, which has crystallized in this helpful little book, dedicated to you.Pray accept it as an insignificant payment ...

Keywords: Science Fiction
Midshipman Raxworthy

Midshipman Raxworthy


Percy F Westerman

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1936

Percy F. Westerman Midshipman Raxworthy A Distributed Proofreaders Canada eBook This ebook is made available at no cost and with very few restrictions. These restrictions apply only if 1 you make a change in the ebook other than alteration for different display devices, or 2 you are making commercial use of the ebook. If either of these conditions applies, please contact a FP administrator before proceeding. This work is in the Canadian public domain, but may be under copyright in some ...

Keywords: fiction navy
Cleo

Cleo


Helen Brown

ISBN: 9780806534411
Year of publication: 2009

Praise for Cleo Helen Browns remarkable memoir took me on a journey that threatened to break my heart, and right when I thought Icouldnt possibly bear to read another word, I realized that she didnt break my heart at allshe opened it. Beth Hoffman, New York Times bestselling author of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt Possibly the next Marley Me, Cleo, by Helen Brown, is an honest and un-mawkish true story of ordinary people rebuilding their lives after a tragedy, with the help of a kitten. Even non ...

Keywords: Cats New Zealand Non-Fiction
Cardigan

Cardigan


Robert W Chambers

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Cardigan Tales of the Frontier Robert W. Chambers Dedication To My Father and Mother Introduction This is the Land of the Pioneer, Where a lifelong feud was healed Where the League of the Men whose Coats were Red With the Men of the Woods whose Skins were Red Was riveted, forged, and sealed. Now, by the souls of our Silent Dead, God save our sons from the League of Red Plough up the Land of Battle Here in our hazy hills Plough to the lowing of cattle Plough to the clatter of mills Follow the ...

Keywords: Historical fiction
Cabal

Cabal


Clive Barker

ISBN: 9780007369041
Year of publication: 1988

CLIVE BARKER CABAL Cabal, 1988 Per Annie Siamo tutti animali immaginari Domingo dYbarrondo Un bestiario dellanima PARTE PRIMA LOCO Sono nata viva. Non un castigo sufficiente Mary Hendrickson, al suo processo per parricidio I La verit Tra tutte le promesse avventate, fra tutti i giuramenti notturni fatti in nome dellamore, nessuno pi di Non ti lascer mai destinato a non essere mantenuto. Questo, ormai, Boone lo sapeva. Quel che non ti porta via il tempo da sotto il naso, ci pensano le ...

Keywords: Fantasy Fiction General Horror
The Last Egyptian

The Last Egyptian


L Frank Baum

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

The Last Egyptian A Romance of the Nile L. Frank Baum Illustrator: Francis P. Wightman Chapter I Where the Desert Meets the Nile The sun fell hot upon the bosom of the Nile and clung there, vibrant, hesitating, yet aggressive, as if baffled in its desire to penetrate beneath the rivers lurid surface. For the Nile defies the sun, and relegates him to his own broad domain, wherein his power is undisputed. On either side the broad stream humanity shrank from Ras seething disc. The shaduf workers ...

Keywords: Adventure Fiction Romance
Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

Life and Adventures of Santa Claus


L Frank Baum

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Life and Adventures of Santa Claus L. Frank Baum Part 1: Youth 1. Burzee Have you heard of the great Forest of Burzee Nurse used to sing of it when I was a child. She sang of the big treetrunks, standing close together, with their roots intertwining below the earth and their branches intertwining above it of their rough coating of bark and queer, gnarled limbs of the bushy foliage that roofed the entire forest, save where the sunbeams found a path through which to touch the ground in little ...

Keywords: Books & Writers Children's / Teenage Non-Fiction: Literature

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