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Tuning the World

by Jens Johler

The free excerpt of the first German novel about Johann Sebastian Bach contains the Content, and 4 of 48 chapters of the novel.


The Third Temple

by Peter Clements

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Set in the turbulent Middle East, The Third Temple is a suspenseful chronicle of the lives of an aviation family, seen through the eyes of several generations and spanning decades.

The novel begins...


Bell of the Desert: A Novel

by Alan Gold

A grand historical novel about Gertrude Bell, one of the most influential women of the twentieth century.

She was the most celebrated adventurer of her day, the brains behind Lawrence of Arabia, an adviser to...


The Summer Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine

by Elizabeth Chadwick

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor of Aquitaine to life with breathtaking historical detail in the first volume of this stunning new trilogy.

Eleanor of Aquitaine, the legendary...


Bill W. A Strange Salvation: A Biographical Novel Based on Key Moments in the Life of Bill Wilson, the Alcoholics Anonymous Founder, and a Probing of

by Paul Hourihan

After Bill Wilson's supreme achievement in founding Alcoholics Anonymous, why would he have suffered a serious depression that lasted more than a decade? This book attempts to throw light on the question, one...


Teabags & Tears

by Karen Woods

Sandra Partington has led a dog's life. Abused by her husband and humiliated by her sister, she finds the strength to take revenge on both with spectacular consequences. In her fifth novel, Karen Woods deals...


Bagheads

by Karen Woods

As heroin addict Shaun Cook lies comatose in hospital following a suicide attempt, his family come to terms with his life and their part in his downfall. At turns funny and heart-breaking, Karen Woods' fourth...


The Red Notebook: True Stories

by Paul Auster

The Red Notebook brings together in one volume all of Paul Auster's short, true-life stories—a remarkable collection of tales that documents the curious, miraculous, and sometimes catastrophic turns of everyday...


No Longer Human

by Osamu DAZAI

The poignant and fascinating story of a young man who is caught between the breakup of the traditions of a northern Japanese aristocratic family and the impact of Western ideas. Portraying himself as a failure,...


Kailash Journal

by Swami Satchidananda

Kailash Journal is the true story of a rare physical experience and an even rarer spiritual one. This is a narrative written in Sri Swami Satchidananda's own words and illustrated with photographs he took during...


Stone's Throw

by Faith Rehyer Jackson

Abigail Sloane is a well-known designer who is catapulted into an ugly divorce when her troubled daughter, Liddy, reveals her father's infatuation for a younger copycat of Abby. Short of any original talent,...


European Trash (Fourteen Ways to Remember a Father)

by Ulf Peter Hallberg, Erland Anderson & Ingrid Cassady

European Trash is a celebration of Ulf Peter Hallberg's father through his collection of objects, arts, and wisdom.


Good Morning Rome

by Michele Ponte

A short story by the Italian author Michele Ponte, Good Morning Rome will surprise you. They come to Rome by plane, boat, train, coach. They hitchhike or they come on foot. They come looking for success, hope,...


Red Dust: A Path Through China

by Ma Jian

In 1983, at the age of thirty, dissident artist Ma Jian finds himself divorced by his wife, separated from his daughter, betrayed by his girlfriend, facing arrest for “Spiritual Pollution,” and severely...


Leaving Van Gogh: A Novel

by Carol Wallace

In the summer of 1890, in the French town of Auvers-sur-Oise, Vincent van Gogh shot himself in the chest with a revolver.  He died two days later, at the age of thirty-seven, largely unknown despite having...


Sherman's Angels: A Christmas Story

by Gary J Grieco

Gertrude stared at Ezekiel, but there was no connection; her eyes appeared listless and dull. Perhaps she was fighting inward demons, and they were getting the best of her, Ezekiel thought. Doctor Adams's prescription,...


XL7-The Story of Xavier Lysten

by Luther Guin

Xavier David Lysten loves playing the game of football. Combine that love with the forethought of his high school coach, he became one of the NFL's premiere quarterbacks, but getting to that level was a rough...


Shattered Justice: A Savage Murder and the Death of Three Families' Innocence

by John Philpin

A family's horror— one child murdered . . .another destroyed.

The Crowes’ neighbors in the peaceful middle classcommunity in San Diego’s North County were shockedby the savagery of the crime—a young girl...


The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris

by John Baxter

“Aman with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick.” —Newsday

Fromthe author of Immoveable Feast and We’ll Always Have Paris comes aguided tour of the most beautiful walks through the City of Light,...


On a Wing from the Holy Land: Fragments of a Life

by Bat-Zion Susskind-Sacks

Bat-Zion's novel presents a fascinating and sobering insight into human life -- the story of a woman, covering, in an iterative flow, more than a century of events -- resuscitating a world already past, or nearly...