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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,...


The Sleepworker

by Cyrille Martinez & Joseph Patrick Stancil

"As New York, capital of the twentieth century, recedes from memory, it becomes more like Paris; we flock to it to pay tribute to the great things that once happened there. New York is now a miasma of apocryphal...


A Gentleman in Charleston and the Manner of His Death

by William Baldwin

Once deemed "the most powerful man in the South," Charleston newspaper editor Frank Dawson met his violent death on March 12, 1889, at the hands of his neighbor, a disreputable doctor who was attempting to seduce...


One week in the life of Stephen King

by Alexandra Varrin

« And so he enters the room. Unhurried, very casual. He looks tall, very tall, as he walks in with dropped shoulders and an uncertain, faint smile on his face. Under the clamor of cameras and the deluge of...


Hysterical

by Rebecca Coffey

Imagine growing up smart, ambitious, and queer in a home where your father Sigmund Freud thinks that women should aspire to be wives and calls lesbianism a gateway to mental illness. He also says that lesbianism...


Palmerino

by Melissa Pritchard

?A writer at the height of her powers.? ?Oprah.com

Is not empathy that consciousness leading us, unwitting, into the realm of spirits, avatars, even demons? Are not the dead still trying to reach the living?

Welcome...


Le Coeur rouge de la bohème

by Klaus Carl

The self-appointed ?leader? of the artists? group Die Brücke (Bridge), founded in Dresden in 1905, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a key figure in the early development of German Expressionism. His first works show...


A Confession

by Leo Tolstoy

Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, A Confession is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty. It describes his search for 'a practical religion not promising...


California 1966

by Irene Schloer

When the author gets invited to attend the 50th anniversary of her American high school, she doesn't even consider going. After all, there would be more than 8,000 miles to travel - each way. But as coicidence...


Brighten the Corner Where You Are

by Carol Bruneau

But I had known since forever that it's colours that keep the world turning,

that keep a person going.

One glimpse of the tiny painted house that folk art legend Maud Lewis shared with her husband, Everett,...


The Last Beothuk

by Gary Collins

Inspired by True Events Long after Demasduit’s skull has been stolen from her grave, and years after Shanawdithit has died, one Beothuk and his family survive. Bursting out of the pages of Newfoundland history...


The Moon and Sixpence

by W. Somerset Maugham & Mint Editions

The Moon and Sixpence (1919) is a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. Inspired by the life of French painter Paul Gauguin, Maugham set out to capture the disconnect between an artist’s desire to create and their...


2 Faces

by Lotte Bach

This is the story about how I met a true psychopath. He contacted me on Facebook using a fake profile, and before I knew it, I had to run for my life, when he came for me and my children. He started out as my...


This Mortal Boy

by Fiona Kidman

Winner of The Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2019

Winner of the Ngaio Marsh Crime Writing Awards 2019 Winner of the New Zealand Booklovers Prize for Fiction 2019 Winner of the NZ Heritage Book Awards 2018

Longlisted...


Scot Free Iii

by Kerri Thomas

This is the final installment of the Scot Free series. A new Blood Brother comes to town to determine if Mikey is responsible for the deaths of two other bike club members. Is he finally going to be caught at...


What A Wonderful Story

by Helge-Wolfgang Michel

Helge-Wolfgang Michel has written a short biographical novel about Leopold Heinrich Pfeil (1726-1792), "Ist das nicht eine wunderbare Geschichte - Das erfüllte Leben von Leopold Heinrich Pfeil". Richard W.P....


A Life Without End

by Frédéric Beigbeder & Frank Wynne

What does the man who has everything―fame, fortune, a new love, and a new baby―want for his fiftieth birthday? The answer is simple: eternal life. Determined to shake off the first intimations of his approaching...


Sons and Lovers

by D.H. Lawrence

Sons and Lovers is a 1913 novel by the English writer D. H. Lawrence . While the novel initially received a lukewarm critical reception, along with allegations of obscenity, it is today regarded as a masterpiece...


Alexandria: World Class Life Story

by ,Bdl

Get lost in an enveloping epic tale about an iconic celebrity of the twenty-first century whose autobiography inspires a dynamic patriotic resistance against a full-fledged Judeo-Christophobic America. Alexandria:...


The Sticks and Stones of Hannah Jones

by Elizabeth Kathleen

Life isn't always fair. Some seem to skate through without a care, while others work from sunup to sundown barely keeping their head above water. Still, life is what you make it. Hard times aren't to be feared...