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Hamlet In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Hamlet is arguably one of the greatest plays ever written; it has been staged countless times, adapted into movies, and inspired thousands of artist--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Hamlet. The original text is also presented in the bo
Nacogdoches Collection
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Twelve fictional short stories set in the "Oldest Town in Texas", Nacogdoches, deep in the East Texas Piney Woods. Independent tales of humor and tragedy.
Death In The Wilderness
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 1, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 310. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A peaceful walk through the woods quickly turns into a maddening fight for survival. With evil at his heels, a man struggles to hold onto life before it is ripped away.
To Tell the Story of Them
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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A story about the consequences of the decisions we make... and the ones that are made for us.
The Caroline
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Susan Unwin is an emigrant sailing from England to Australia in the Nineteenth century. Tragedy befalls the ship and they are close to sinking, but an American captain finds them adrift in the middle of the ocean and offers help. As the ship struggles towards its destination, Susan’s daydreams torment her with her own tragedy.
A Day Without Words
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Change is seldom easy and Karen's life seems like a desperate, lost trail, leaving her smothered in feelings of loneliness. The darkness in her life has allowed some things to slip away, others to be taken. Alone, Karen might have a chance and find her way back into the light, someday, but stumbling through her loneliness, Karen will learn that some things are worse than being alone.
Ashes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A short story about a woman haunted by a past mistake from her service in Jupiter's navy. Roberta Costa, in a tragic accident, killed three-hundred-twenty-one people at New Beijing, a colony cylinder orbiting Mars. Though honorably discharged from Jupiter's navy, she is tormented by her actions. Her sister and a kind elderly woman from New Beijing seek to bring her back from the brink of despair.
Wairata.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
An historical novel set in New Zealand in the late 1800's and early 1900's. It follows the life of a young Scottish immigrant who finds himself growing up in a back country town at a time when the young nation is coming of age. He must find his way through the many joys and tragedies that life throws at him, including war and hardship, love and loss, to discover what it really means to be a man.
Unrealized Ambitions & Other Stories
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational
“People like you have beaten me!” said Dolly, and the other patients standing near her began to laugh.
The Second Coming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Throughout history, there have been men who have come into existence and changed the world forever. This is the story of such a man. Were his contributions a result of divine intervention? Are there shortcomings in being a world famous humanitarian in the 21st century? What qualities give a man such a distinction as the Second Coming of Christ? How does a man leave his footprint on history?