Keywords: Fiction - General

The secret agent

The secret agent


Joseph Conrad

ISBN: 9780812973051
Year of publication: 2004

The Secret Agent A Simple Tale by Joseph Conrad TO H. G. WELLS THE CHRONICLER OF MR LEWISHAMS LOVE THE BIOGRAPHER OF KIPPS AND THE HISTORIAN OF THE AGES TO COME THIS SIMPLE TALE OF THE XIX CENTURY IS AFFECTIONATELY OFFERED CHAPTER I MrVerloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brotherinlaw. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all before the evening. MrVerloc cared but little about his ostensible business. ...

Keywords: Anarchists Bombings Classics Conspiracies Criticism Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Literary Literature - Classics London (England) Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Political Political fiction Radicalism Royal Greenwich Observatory
Stories: All-New Tales

Stories: All-New Tales


Neil Gaiman; Al Sarrantonio

ISBN: 9780061230929
Year of publication: 2010

Stories All-New Tales Edited by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio For all the storytellers and tale spinners who entertained the public and kept themselves alive, for Alexandre Dumas and Charles Dickens, for Mark Twain and Baroness Orczy and the rest, and most of all, for Scheherazade, who was the storyteller and the story told. ContentsIntroduction: Just Four Words Neil Gaiman Blood: Roddy Doyle Fossil-Figures: Joyce Carol Oates Wildfire in Manhattan: Joanne Harris The Truth Is a Cave in the Black ...

Keywords: 21st century American American fiction Anthologies Anthologies (multiple authors) English Fantasy fiction Fiction Fiction - General General Short stories Short Story
The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Beat the Reaper: A Novel


Josh Bazell

ISBN: 9780316032223
Year of publication: 2009

Copyright 2009 by Josh Bazell All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Visit our Web site at www.HachetteBookGroup.com First eBook Edition: January 2009 Little, Brown and ...

Keywords: American First Novelists American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Assassins Black Humor (Literature) Fiction Fiction - Espionage Fiction - General General Medical Organized Crime Physicians Suspense Suspense Fiction thriller Thrillers
Pulse

Pulse


Jeremy Robinson

ISBN: 9780312540289
Year of publication: 2009

Jeremy Robinson Pulse DEDICATION For Hilaree, again, my best, still EPIGRAPH If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way. Bertrand Russell Where does the violet tint end and ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Antiquities Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Genetic Engineering Geneticists Horror Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Mystery & Detective Science Fiction Special forces (Military science) Suspense Suspense fiction Thriller
Southern Lights: A Novel

Southern Lights: A Novel


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385340281
Year of publication: 2009

Also by Danielle SteelMATTERS OF THE HEART ONE DAY AT A TIME A GOOD WOMANROGUE HONOR THYSELF AMAZING GRACE BUNGALOW 2SISTERS H.R.H. COMING OUT THE HOUSE TOXIC BACHELORSMIRACLE IMPOSSIBLE ECHOES SECOND CHANCE RANSOMSAFE HARBOUR JOHNNY ANGEL DATING GAMEANSWERED PRAYERS SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ THE COTTAGETHE KISS LEAP OF FAITH LONE EAGLE JOURNEYTHE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET THE WEDDINGIRRESISTIBLE FORCES GRANNY DAN BITTERSWEETMIRROR IMAGE HIS BRIGHT LIGHT : The Story of Nick ...

Keywords: American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Danielle - Prose & Criticism Divorced Women Fiction Fiction - General General Legal Mothers and Daughters Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths New York New York (State) Public prosecutors Public prosecutors - New York (State) - New York Rich people Rich people - South Carolina - Charleston Serial murderers Single Mothers Steel Suspense Trials (Murder) Women Sleuths
Sisters

Sisters


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385342261
Year of publication: 2008

One tumultuous year.One Manhattan brownstone.And four very different young women Sisters PRAISE FOR THE RECENT NOVELS OFDANIELLE STEELSISTERSFemale bonding with a cozy slumber-party vibe.Kirkus ReviewsSteels plots are first-rateand this one is no exception.Newark Star-LedgerBUNGALOW 2Steels many loyal readers will be entertained by this story of a dedicated mother and wife who embarks on a series of life-altering adventures in Hollywood.Publishers WeeklyH.R.H.A journey of discovery, change and ...

Keywords: Contemporary Danielle - Prose & Criticism Domestic fiction Family reunions Fiction Fiction - General General Literary Models (Persons) Romance Sisters Steel Women art students Women lawyers Women television producers and directors
The long road home

The long road home


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780375433238
Year of publication: 2005

A story of the dark side of childhood and one womans unbreakable spiritPRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsThere is a smooth reading style to her writings which makes it easy to forget the time and to keep flipping the pages.The Pittsburgh PressMs. Steel excels at pacing her narrative, which races forward.Nashville BannerOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The ...

Keywords: Adult child abuse victims Child abuse Child abuse - Fiction Contemporary Danielle - Prose & Criticism Fiction Fiction - General General Large type books Love stories New York (N.Y.) New York (N.Y.) - Fiction Psychological fiction Romance Romance - Contemporary Romance: Modern Steel Women authors Women authors - Fiction
H.R.H.

H.R.H.


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385342537
Year of publication: 2008

When honor, duty, tradition,and her countrys welfareare all that can matter regardless of the price.PRAISE FORDANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirmslife while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about ...

Keywords: AIDS (Disease) AIDS (Disease) - Africa Danielle - Prose & Criticism Fiction Fiction - General General Love stories Man-woman relationships Princesses Romance Steel