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Forks, Book Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,710. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
"Welcome back to the magic of Forks!" A Forks local takes readers back to the familiar setting of Twilight, but with the unexpected pleasure of new and mysterious visitors.
A Key to the Grove and Other Poems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,780. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
An expansive collection of remarkable poems by Peter Coe Verbica. "Each offering is wise, surprising, authentic, and rendered with beautiful and arresting figurative language. I have rarely read a collection that I could say was entertaining, but Peter Coe Verbica has accomplished that with his keen eye, huge heart, and wit.” —Ron Hansen, author of "Desperadoes"
The Many Adventures of Tare Krook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The unofficial sequel to Dante's Inferno. It might make you laugh, it might even solicit a tear, but undoubtedly, it's one hell of a ride!
Edleston: Lord Byron's Boy Poems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
A collection of romantic poems Byron wrote for John Edleston, Lord Clare, Earl Delawarr, Lucas Chalandrutsanos, and other boys. The collection spans Byron's life. Some poems for Edleston, Clare, and Delawarr were among the earliest verse he wrote; the poems to Chalandrutsanos were his very last. Selected and introduced by Keith Hale.
Ada Byron: The Divisions
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The only legitimate child of notorious Lord Byron, Ada Byron inherited her father’s passion and her sadomasochistic mother’s analytical mind. Ada collaborates with the surly Charles Babbage on the Difference Engine and seeks marital escape through laudanum, alcohol, gambling, adultery, and blackmail. Through her we experience the tempestuous Victorian age, from the royal court to the London slums.
Framed: A Historical Novel about the Revolt of the Luddites
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
With all the excitement of Sharpe (Bernard Cornwell), as well as the social commentary of Elizabeth Gaskell and Victor Hugo, Framed dramatises the issues of a turbulent time and champions the resistance of poverty-stricken workers. If you liked Les Miserables, then you’ll love Framed!
Giorgi's Greek Tragedy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale of revenge ensues as Giorgi's parents are murdered by agents of the Ottoman Sultan's elite Janissary Corps. Seeking revenge, he and brother Yianni scour the rugged mountains aspiring to join forces with the outlawed Greek freedom fighters. Tale is set in the Taygetos Mts. in the Peloponnese peninsula of Southern Greece during the Greek War of Independence 1821-1829 from Turkey.
The Hour of the Bell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,990. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in 1820 and 1821, "The Hour of the Bell" recreates the beginnings of the Greek War of Independence after 400 years of slavery under the Turkish Empire. From the raids of mountain guerrillas, to the great sea battles of small island fleets, to the savage siege and butchery at Tripolitza, all come vividly alive in this great historical adventure.
The Shepherds of Shadows
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirty-one years after writing the historical novel "The Hour of the Bell" - set in the first year of Greece's war of independence from the Turkish Empire — Petrakis now carries the narrative forward in his newest work, "The Shepherds of Shadows." With this powerful sequel, Petrakis captures the fury and ferocity of revolution in the country that formed the bedrock of western culture.
Hero Dust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Bram understands the importance of stories. After all, he’s the one who convinced Stoker to write Dracula to frighten the world. Bram has seen vampires in action. He’s one of the original vampire hunters. And now he’s getting tired. He needs a replacement. Only the world of the 21st century doesn’t lend itself to heroes—not of the kind he needs anyway.