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The Darkest Truth
Ratings: 4
From 782 Voters

The Darkest Truth


By Kendia Laramore
  • Release Date : 31 August 2011
  • Genre: Fiction

Jacai Taylor is the owner of Expressions Magazine. From one’s perspective on the outside, her life was perfect! She had the notoriety, she’s a millionaire and she had the best support system from her friends that anyone could ask for. You would think she would be the happiest woman alive right? Wrong. What more did she need?! If you asked her, she’d give you one word: REVENGE! She had one priority that kept her from being content. She needed to find the man responsible for her parent’s death and give his life a refund! The last thing Mateo Barnes wanted to do was get involved with anything where estrogen carriers w...

Ice Flotilla
Ratings: 4
From 376 Voters

Ice Flotilla


By Derek Hart
  • Release Date : 03 March 2006
  • Genre: Fiction

Ice Flotilla is a story about ordinary people caught up in the extraordinary horrors and challenges of World War Two. In the midst of this terrible conflict, human beings were also faced with many of life's seemingly mundane choices too. How they handled the pressures of war, the loss of loved ones, and still managed to discover their dignity during those tumultuous times, is what this book is all about. With a world at war, love still made a difference in so many ways. Once again Iceland was a major locale for one of Derek Hart's novels. Intrigued by the culture, the people, the landscape, and the history, the author felt...

The Tavern Knight
Ratings: 4
From 631 Voters

The Tavern Knight


By Rafael Sabatini
  • Release Date : 01 September 2011
  • Genre: Fiction

Take a trip to the distant past with this majestic epic from Rafael Sabatini, regarded as one of the masters of the historical action-adventure genre. Set in the times of knights, maidens, and castles, The Tavern Knight follows the fortunes of a gallant nobleman who has had his fortune and property stripped by evil agents of the king. Left with nothing to call his own, he concocts a complex plot to get his revenge....

Winefred: A Story of the Chalk Cliffs
Ratings: 4
From 634 Voters

Winefred: A Story of the Chalk Cliffs


By Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Release Date : 28 September 2020
  • Genre: Bookbinding

One grey, uncertain afternoon in November, when the vapour-laden skies were without a rent, and the trailing clouds, without a fringe, were passing imperceptibly into drizzle, that thickened with coming night, when the land was colourless, and the earth oozed beneath the tread, and the sullen sea was as lead—on such a day, at such a time of day, a woman wandered through Seaton, then a disregarded hamlet by the mouth of the Axe, picking up a precarious existence by being visited in the summer by bathers. The woman drew her daughter about with her. Both were wet and bedraggled. The wind from the east soughed about the cave...

Erewhon
Ratings: 5
From 202 Voters

Erewhon


By Samuel Butler
  • Release Date : 30 July 2015
  • Genre: Fiction

Machines with a self-consciousness in the 19th century? “Property, marriage, the law; as the bed to the river, so rule and convention to the instinct; and woe to him who tampers with the banks while the flood is flowing.” - Samuel Butler, Erewhon Erewhon by Samuel Butler is a satiric novel with the action set in a part utopian, part dystopian society where all our conventions are turned upside down. In this society, the ill are treated as criminals and criminals are treated like recoverable. There are no machines in the world, mainly because they are considered dangerous, capable of evolving into self-sufficient and se...

ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS
Ratings: 4
From 899 Voters

ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS


By Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Release Date : 15 November 2017
  • Genre: Fiction

"Anne of Windy Poplars," also published as Anne of Windy Willows in the UK, Australia and Japan, is an epistolary novel by L. M. Montgomery. First published in 1936, it details Anne Shirley's experiences over three years teaching at a high school in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. The novel features a series of letters Anne sends to her intended, Gilbert Blythe, who is completing medical school. Chronologically, this book is fourth in the series, but it was the seventh book written. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874–1942), was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables. Montgomery ...

Vanishing Ladies
Ratings: 4
From 1 Voters

Vanishing Ladies


By Ed McBain
  • Release Date : 25 October 2016
  • Genre: Fiction

A vacationing police detective stumbles upon a human-trafficking ring that threatens his fiancée in this thriller by the author of the 87th Precinct series. Phil Colby is just cruising into Sullivan’s Corners when the motorcycle cop flags him down. Phil isn’t worried; he wasn’t speeding, and as a city cop on holiday in a neighboring state, he expects a certain amount of understanding. But the local cop is unimpressed by his brother in blue, and he doesn’t buy the story that he borrowed the car from a fellow detective. He drags Phil in for questioning, and a relaxing vacation becomes a nightmare. When Phil and his ...

With a Single Spell
Ratings: 4
From 6 Voters

With a Single Spell


By Lawrence Watt-Evans
  • Release Date : 19 September 2013
  • Genre: Fiction

Tobas had been lucky to find a wizard to take him on as apprentice. But then the wizard died suddenly and unexpectedly after teaching Tobas only a solitary spell, and the youth was too old to find a new master. How could he earn a living when all the magic he could do was light fires?...