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Dominion of Mercy

by Danial Neil

Edinburgh, 1917: Headstrong Highland lass Mary Stewart is a vibrant woman forced into the world?s oldest profession in order to provide for her ailing father and younger sister in the city?s Old Town. When her...


Summary of The Vanishing Half

by Alexander Cooper

Summary of The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half, published in June 2020, is the second novel by author Brit Bennett. It became a New York Times bestseller and was selected as a Good Morning America Book Club...


The Willow Wren

by Philipp Schott

The touching and nuanced portrait of the rise and fall of Nazi Germany through the eyes of a resourceful German boy.

Ludwig is an odd and introverted child, growing up in Hitler?s Germany. While Ludwig?s father,...


David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens is one of the greatest masterpieces of British literature. Brilliant and sparkling, this book is a stunning portrait of internal psychological processes. This is the story...


The Crystal Stopper

by Maurice Leblanc

The Crystal Stopper or Further Adventures of Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc is one of the greatest masterpieces of French literature. Lupin is an enigmatic, preternatural criminal; an unstoppable...


The Hollow Needle

by Maurice Leblanc

The Hollow Needle or Further Adventures of Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc is one of the greatest masterpieces of French literature. Lupin is an enigmatic, preternatural criminal; an unstoppable...


El Destino Del Lobo

by John Broughton

Among the political and religious upheaval of 7th century England, nobody is safe.

As the old gods are eroded by the new church and and ambitious men vie for power, blood is shed throughout the land. In the...


The Resurrection Experiment: A Strange Happenings Short Story

by Kelsey Josephson

It has been nearly four months since Rosie and Lucille helped Dr. Evelyn Mendel and the Living Metal Man escape the clutches of Edison's men. Finding themselves unexpectedly furloughed as tensions mount over...


The Assistant: A Strange Happenings Short Story

by Kelsey Josephson

Time is running out for Constance. Soon, she will age out of the orphanage where she has lived since infancy. When an encounter with Dr. Prendergast gives her the opportunity to not only have a home, but a purpose,...


The Living Metal Man: A Strange Happenings Short Story

by Kelsey Josephson

The 1893 World's Fair isn't everything it appears to be. Parts of it are still under construction, but Rosie Weston doesn't mind. For the first time in days, no one is trying to kill her. She is finally enjoying...


The Blood is Life: A Strange Happenings Short Story

by Kelsey Josephson

Rosie and her new companion have made it to the World's Fair, but their luck is running out. Low on funds, morale, and time, they're desperate for help.  Attending the exposition was once Rosie's dream, but...


Something Happened on the Way to the World's Fair: A Strange Happenings Short Story

by Kelsey Josephson

The year is 1893. Rosie Weston, fireman, is working on an overnight passenger train to the World's Fair. Her routine shift has turned into a nightmare, beginning with a peculiar trunk in the baggage car. Worse,...


Broken Rules

by Annemarie Nikolaus

Murder and theft – yes, of course …

But back then the circumstances were entirely different than they are today. Or not?

 In Cornwall in 1072 the young Caitlin saves her inheritance from the Norman conquerors....


Broken Rules

by Annemarie Nikolaus

Murder and theft – yes, of course …

But back then the circumstances were entirely different than they are today. Or weren't they?

In Cornwall in 1072 the young Caitlin saves her inheritance from the Norman...


Anne Boleyn (1932)

by Elizabeth Louisa Moresby (as E. Barrington)

A great retelling of the life of Anne Boleyn, giving the woman full credit for her successes as well as full blame for mistakes, letting her be a fully realized human character.

Elizabeth Louisa Moresby (1862-1931)...


The Witch of Salem (Annotated)

by John R. Musick

This version include a reading note at the end of chapter

A group of young girls in Salem Village, Massachusetts, claimed to be possessed by the devil and accused several local women of witchcraft. As a wave...


Glorious Apollo

by Elizabeth Louisa Moresby

In writing the life of Byron in the form of a novel I have endeavoured, as in The Divine Lady and in my other books, to touch biography with imagination and to present the essential truth as I see it, clothing...


Adam Penfeather, Buccaneer

by John Jeffery Farnol

The executioner adjusted his noose and spoke hoarsely in the doomed man's ear; but the eyes of this man, staring widely, gazed very wistfully at one small, pallid face low down amid the jostling, murmurous throng,...


Queen Margot

by Alexandre Dumas

First published in 1845, "Queen Margot" (AKA "Marguerite de Valois") is a historical novel written by French author Alexandre Dumas.

"Queen Margot" is set in Paris in August 1572 during the reign of Charles IX....


Chicot the Jester

by Alexandre Dumas

First published in 1845, "Chicot the Jester" (AKA "La Dame de Monsoreau") is a historical novel by French author Alexandre Dumas and the second volume of The Valois Trilogy, also composed by "Queen Margot" and...