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The Rowan Tree
Price: Free! Words: 145,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ROWAN TREE is an unflinching novel of ideas that reaches from the rebellious American '60s into humanity’s global future.
Jane Austen's Mansfield Park: Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
This edition of "Mansfield Park" has been shortened to two-thirds of its original length, and slightly simplified, whilst preserving Jane Austen's style. It offers readers with good English a more approachable version of the great classic novel.
Lady Collendon's Cook - Meet Mrs Green, Good Cook, Evil Poisoner
Price: Free! Words: 198,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
As a cook working for Lady Collendon, Jewish Mrs Green is accused of poisoning a Nazi diner. But was it true? Read her story.
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda: Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 186,580. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Daniel Deronda", the last, great novel by the author of "Middlemarch", is less read nowadays than it deserves because of its length and complexity. This abridged version makes George Eliot's important and insightful work more accessible to the general reader.
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 131,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tristram Shandy, widely regarded as one of the great works of English literature, is also one of the most difficult to read. This edition simplifies and shortens the book to two-thirds of its original length, making it accessible to the general reader while retaining its wit and style.
The Sea View Cafe
Price: Free! Words: 212,460. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Fleeing a toxic marriage and a job that's killing him, Finn winds up in the forgotten English seaside town of Carrickbar. The country is in pre-BREXIT crisis, and America has gone mad. Things don't look good, least of all for him. But he's about to meet Hermione Watts, owner of the Sea View Cafe, a woman with an eye for suffering and a heart ever ready to heal. If anyone can fix things, she can.
The Blue Bench
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 163,380. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of pain, grief, love and yearning set in the aftermath of WW1.
Queen of the Jews
Price: Free! Words: 107,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In contemporary New York City, a Jewish woman falls in love with a Palestinian wall painter who has been charged with killing her. Galia, a Russian Jew living in New York, has no idea that the man she’s drawn to, Alejandro (not his real name), isn’t Mexican at all, but is actually a Palestinian who carries out the wishes of his Mastermind, ostensibly a college professor.
The Lavender and the Rose
Price: Free! Words: 200,680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A man is walking alone at dusk in the remote hills of Westmorland, an ancient county in the North of England. Coming down to a quiet mountain tarn, he discovers a woman, dressed entirely in Victorian costume, apparently waiting for him,...
Everything to Nothing
Price: Free! Words: 158,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
For those who enjoy a contemporary novel which contains stark contrasts then Everything to Nothing is a book you will relish and then recommend to friends and family!
DIRECTIVES OF A SILENT FORCE
Price: Free! Words: 156,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The story is initially about the chance coming together of two Brisbane families in the seventies - the first, and larger, group headed by middle-aged Frank and Sylvia Bentley; the second headed by young Jim and Lee Davis.
Fear and Aggression
Price: Free! Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel. The earth has always been exposed to the threat of an alien invasion. But, what if we find them before they find us?
Omega
Price: Free! Words: 153,770. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Omega returns the adult reader to the world of childhood imagination: a world populated by the fantastic, the fabulous and the thoroughly improbable. But a world where adult concerns of poverty, injustice, prejudice, politics and economics are all too real. In this world, the reader is taken on a search for the Truth in a more literal sense than one would expect.
Mysterious Logic
Price: Free! Words: 110,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
Setting: New York City. Time: 1975. Barry Ashdown is living on the streets, a hand to mouth existence. A man he meets will alter the trajectory of his life, forever.
Summer
Price: Free! Words: 164,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
FALL LOVE
Price: Free! Words: 172,700. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Fall Love tells the intertwined stories of four twenties-something artists and professionals adrift in the bad old pre-AIDS New York of 1980. From a summer of love through an autumn of deceit and regret, we follow the lives of Althea, Jeanne, Paul, and Bryce from self-sacrifice to self-knowledge.
Watching Them
Price: Free! Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Watching Them is a novel of lives lived under the shadow of abuse. At thirty-one, Vivienne is pregnant and terrified. In order to come to terms with her fears, she must delve onto the memories of a childhood she has tried to forget.
Almost Lucky
Price: Free! Words: 109,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
- join Lucky for an evening underground and a classic tale of Boy sees famous girl, Boy doesn’t meet famous girl, Boy keeps trying to meet famous girl, Boy keeps chasing, Boy follows the white rabbit of fame, Boy loses his friends, Boy loses his mind, Boy meets fate, Boy ends up drinking in a bar with no doorknobs, ready to join Lucky for an evening underground and a classic tale of -
What Beauty
Price: Free! Words: 182,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
How might the Olympian Gods we know from reading change if we were to allow our imaginations to see their true ages? Time changes all people — even gods — and when their day-to-day mischievous lives no longer play a role in human affairs, what then do they become? New York sculptor Minus Orth has an idea. He'll explain this all, and give our imaginations the figures to uphold.
Genius
Price: Free! Words: 105,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three gifted children: boy genius Eldred, acrobat Lulubelle and disabled visionary Keith are all learning to survive in a world that puts pressure on them to be normal. But, beyond their unusualness, is there another link between them that nobody knows about?