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Jane Austen's Mansfield Park: Abridged by Emma Laybourn
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.
Little Sister Song (Wynter Wild Book 1) by Sara Creasy
Series: Wynter Wild. Price: Free! Words: 109,620. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Wynter has spent her entire young life behind a chain-link fence in the middle of the Arizona desert. She escapes and finds the family she never knew she had--three older brothers who were abandonned by their mother, just as she was. They bond over music but there's no happy ending. Her adult siblings have problems of their own, and they'll have to fight to keep her.
Lady Collendon's Cook - Meet Mrs Green, Good Cook, Evil Poisoner by Herbert Howard Jones
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 by Emma Laybourn
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 by Emma Laybourn
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 by Michael Graeme
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.
Summer by Michelle Zoetemeyer
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 by Anne Whitehouse
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.
Omega by Bradley Stoke
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.
Fear and Aggression by Dane Bagley
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?
The Lavender and the Rose by Michael Graeme
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,...
Mysterious Logic by William White-acre
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.
Auraria: A Novel by Tim Westover
Price: Free! Words: 118,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Fact and fancy are intertwined cleverly and seamlessly in a top-notch, thoroughly American fantasy.” Publishers Weekly (starred review). Taking its inspiration from a real Georgia ghost town, Auraria is steeped in the folklore of the Southern Appalachians, where the tensions of natural, supernatural and artificial are still alive.
Genius by Clare Nonhebel
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?
Vengeance & Remission by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
Out of Tune (Wynter Wild Book 2) by Sara Creasy
Series: Wynter Wild. Price: Free! Words: 133,190. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wynter is struggling to find her place in the world. Now in foster care, her only desire is to move home with her brothers. While she finds success by putting together a rock band with some boys at school, she fails at the social rules required to befriend the girls. When Wynter discovers the world won't bend to her will, she takes matters into her own hands.
What Beauty by Mark Beyer
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.
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