Keywords: Fiction

Hexarchate Stories

Hexarchate Stories


Yoon Ha Lee

ISBN: 9781781085646
Year of publication: 2019

Praise for THE MACHINERIES OF EMPIRE SERIES Lees ability to balance high science fiction conceptsworlds, cultures, and weaponswith a deep examination of charactertragic flaws, noble purpose, and societal ideasis nigh unprecedented in space opera. BN Sci-Fi Fantasy Blog How do you follow-up a breathtaking, multiple award-nominated debut that combined world-changing technologies, interesting reality-altering mathematics and awesome characters Raven Stratagem is as mind-blowing as its predecessor, ...

Keywords: Science Fiction
War with the Robots

War with the Robots


Harry Harrison

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

War with the Robots Harry Harrison A WORD FROM THE HUMAN AUTHOR WHEN MOST PEOPLE HEAR THE WORD robot, they have a reflexive metal picture of a mechanical man, all creaking joints and glowing eyes. This really wasnt what Karel Capek had in mind when he invented the word for his play R.U.R. soon after the First World War. His robots Rossums Universal Robotswere flesh and blood, though artificially made, and identical with normal placental-people in every way except for their complete lack of ...

Keywords: Science Fiction
The Haunted Hotel

The Haunted Hotel


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

The Haunted Hotel Wilkie Collins The First Part Chapter I In the year 1860, the reputation of Doctor Wybrow as a London physician reached its highest point. It was reported on good authority that he was in receipt of one of the largest incomes derived from the practice of medicine in modern times. One afternoon, towards the close of the London season, the Doctor had just taken his luncheon after a specially hard mornings work in his consultingroom, and with a formidable list of visits to ...

Keywords: Mystery fiction Venice (Italy) -- Fiction
Star Struck

Star Struck


Pamela Anderson

ISBN: 9781416510352
Year of publication: 2005

pamela anderson star struck To my mom the nut doesnt fall far from the tree. acknowledgments THANKS To Mom and Dad for having a sense of humor and supplying me with one in the face of lifes ups and downs. To my brother, Gerry Anderson, for being there for me through thick and thin, and for helping me with this manuscript and supplying great advice and direction confirmationhuge help Hes such a talentwriter, producer, and director watch out To my children, Brando and Dilly, whom I love ...

Keywords: Chick Lit Womens Fiction
Killing Trail

Killing Trail


Margaret Mizushima

ISBN: 9781629536569
Year of publication: 2015

Margaret Mizushima Killing Trail To my family, who always believed Chapter 1 Friday, Late August Deputy Mattie Lu Cobb liked her new partner. In fact, she was quite taken with him. She enjoyed being with him, something shed found lacking with previous partners, and they seemed compatible. She hoped she could learn to trust him. She wondered what trust would feel like. Pulling her cruiser up to a stop sign, Mattie stole a quick glance. Born in Russia, he was a handsome guy: straight black hair, ...

Keywords: FIC022000 FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
King and Maxwell

King and Maxwell


David Baldacci

ISBN: 9781455521227
Year of publication: 2013

David Baldacci KING AND MAXWELL 2013 To Shane, Jon, and Rebecca, and the entire cast and crew of the King Maxwell TV series, thanks for bringing my characters so vividly to life CHAPTER 1 FORTY-EIGHT HUNDRED POUNDS. That was roughly how much the cargo in the crate weighed. It was off-loaded from the tractor-trailer by forklift and placed in the back of the smaller box truck. The rear door was closed and secured with two different locks, one a key, the other a combo. Each lock was rated to be ...

Keywords: Fiction Fiction / Thrillers / General General Thrillers
In a Dark, Dark Wood

In a Dark, Dark Wood


Ruth Ware

ISBN: 9781501151743
Year of publication: 2016

Ruth Ware In a Dark, Dark Wood For Kate for the other three fifths. With Love. In a dark, dark wood there was a dark, dark house And in the dark, dark house there was a dark, dark room And in the dark, dark room there was a dark, dark cupboard And in the dark, dark cupboard there was a skeleton. I AM RUNNING. I am running through moonlit woods, with branches tearing at my clothes and my feet catching in the snow-bowed bracken. Brambles slash at my hands. My breath tears in my throat. It hurts. ...

Keywords: fiction General Literary Suspense Thrillers
The Schoolmaster

The Schoolmaster


Anton Chekhov

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

The Schoolmaster And Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Schoolmaster FYODOR LUKITCH SYSOEV, the master of the factory school maintained at the expense of the firm of Kulikin, was getting ready for the annual dinner. Every year after the school examination the board of managers gave a dinner at which the inspector of elementary schools, all who had conducted the examinations, and all the managers and foremen of the factory were present. In spite of their official character, these dinners were always ...

Keywords: Classic Fiction Short stories
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

ISBN:
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

ISBN:
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

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