Year of publication: 2018
Jonas Jonasson THE ACCIDENTAL FURTHER ADVENTURES OF THE HUNDRED-YEAR-OLD MAN Foreword I AM JONAS JONASSON and I want to explain myself. There was never meant to be a sequel to the story of the hundred-year-old man who climbed out of a window and disappeared. Many people wanted one, not least the protagonist, Allan Karlsson, who kept strolling around inside my head and calling attention to himself whenever he wished. Mr Jonasson, he might say, out of nowhere, as I was busy with my own thoughts. ...
Keywords: Humorous Sagas
Louis Dearborn LAmour
Year of publication: 2010
Louis LAmour LAST OF THE BREED Introduction The soldier placed the flat, skin-wrapped package on the table before Colonel Zamatev and stepped back, standing rigidly at attention. Before diverting his attention to the package, Zamatev studied the soldier. Hunger, cold, and the exhaustion of long trails had sapped the mans strength and drained him of feeling. Gaunt and hollow-eyed he awaited orders. You saw nothing of Alekhin Nothing, sir. And the American You saw him He spoke to you We were told ...
Keywords: Action and Adventure Historical Sagas
Year of publication: 2018
The characters and events in this book are fictitious.Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is coincidental and not intended by the author. Copyright 2018 by Madeline Miller Cover design by Will Staehle Author photograph by Nina Subin Cover copyright 2018 by Hachette Book Group, Inc. Hachette Book Group supports the right to free expression and the value of copyright.The purpose of copyright is to encourage writers and artists to produce the creative works that enrich our culture. ...
Keywords: Fiction Literary Mythology & Sagas
Year of publication: 2014
orbitbooks.net orbitshortfiction.com Begin Reading Table of Contents A Preview of THE CROWN TOWER A Preview of MALICE Orbit Newsletter Copyright PageIn accordance with the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, the scanning, uploading, and electronic sharing of any part of this book without the permission of the publisher constitutes unlawful piracy and theft of the authors intellectual property. If you would like to use material from the book other than for review purposes, prior written permission must ...
Keywords: Fiction / Action & Adventure Fiction / Fantasy / Epic Fiction / Sagas
Year of publication: 2001
Cherish small miracles. Believe in big miracles. Above allhope. Praise for DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her enormous reading public.United Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The ...
Keywords: Accident victims Bereavement California Christmas stories Contemporary Domestic fiction Fiction General Love stories Mothers and sons Northern Physicians Romance Sagas San Francisco (Calif.) Widowhood Widows
Year of publication: 2004
Miracles happen.JOHNNY ANGELPRAISE FOR DANIELLE 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 affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with insight and power.Nashville BannerThere ...
Keywords: Contemporary Fantasy Fiction General Ghost Mothers and sons Psychological Psychological fiction Romance Sagas Sons
Year of publication: 2000
In my eyes she had always been old, always been mine, always been Granny Dan. But in another time, another place, there had been dancing, people, laughter, love. She had had another life before she came to us, long before she came to me. GRANNY DAN PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her ...
Keywords: Contemporary Fiction General Grandmothers Historical Romance Russian Americans Sagas Soviet Union
Year of publication: 2007
a cognizant original v5 release october 14 2010Tradition unravels chaos results magic happensCOMING OUTPRAISE FOR DANIELLE 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 affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about ...
Keywords: Coming out (Sexual orientation) Conflict of generations Contemporary Debutante balls Debutante balls - New York (State) - New York Debutantes Domestic fiction Family Life Fiction General Jews New York (N.Y.) New York (State) Romance Sagas Teenage girls Twins
Year of publication: 1992
Strong Motion by Jonathan Franzen For Valerie Grateful acknowledgment of support is made to the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation, the Corporation of Yaddo, Sven-Erik and Marianne Ekstrom, and Dieter and Inge Rahtz. Thanks also to Lorrie Frrer and Robert Franzen, and especially to Goran Ekstrom for his advice and seismograms. Parts of Chapter 13 draw heavily on William Cronons Changes in the Land Hill Wang, 1983. A rock was sticking out of the water, jagged and pointed, covered with moss a remnant ...
Keywords: Boston (Mass.) Earthquakes Fiction General Literary Man-Woman Relationships Massachusetts North Shore (Mass. : Coast) Psychological Fiction Sagas Seismologists
Year of publication: 2014
Jerry Autieri Shield of Lies Prologue Frankia, September 892 C.E. The Frankish warrior dashed for the tree line, legs pumping over the knee-high grass, eyes white with terror and a scarlet stripe of blood peeling from beneath his conical helmet. Bloodless fingers gripped his sword as its red blade waved like a branch in the wind. Four gray-fletched arrows sprouted from the teardrop-shaped shield strapped to his other arm, and one shook loose as he fled. Flushed cheeks bulged with his panting, ...
Keywords: Dark Ages Norse Saga Vikings War
Year of publication: 2001
THE HEIR JOHANNA LINDSEY For Alex and smiles that melt the heart Chapter One They stared out the window at the bleak, winter-touched garden where the girl walked. It was small, though the town house was large and in a fashionable area of Londonthere simply wasnt much land available to any of the houses along the block, to devote to a country look. Lady Mary Reid, their hostess, had done well with her small section of garden, when most of her neighbors didnt bother with other than grass. And ...
Keywords: Betrothal Fiction General Historical Inheritance and Succession Love stories Regency Romance Sagas Scotland
Year of publication: 2013
Selena Kitt Grace Chapter One There was a ghost in the house. Leah woke up every night in the loft, jerked awake by a dream within a dream, feeling Rob beside her to make sure he was real, warm, solid flesh under her hands, positive she could hear a baby crying. There is no baby. There is no ghost. Youre imagining things. If she woke Rob, thats what he would whisper as he cuddled her close, soothing her back to sleep like a baby in his arms, when all she wanted was her baby, their baby, sweet ...
Keywords: Adult Catholic Coming of Age Romance saga
Year of publication: 2009
Philipp Meyer AMERICAN RUST For my family If there were no eternal consciousness in a man if an unfathomable, insatiable emptiness lay hid beneath everything, what would life be but despair SOREN KIERKEGAARD what we learn in time of pestilence: that there are more things to admire in men than to despise. ALBERT CAMUS BOOK ONE 1. Isaacs mother was dead five years but he hadnt stopped thinking about her. He lived alone in the house with the old man, twenty, small for his age, easily mistaken for ...
Keywords: & American Mystery Crime Detective Fayette County (Pa.) Literary Murder Sagas Suspense Fiction