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The Women Of The Wood

  [english | 1926]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... day after day, week after week. The trees had nursed him soft whisperings of leaves, slow chant of the needled pines, had first deadened, ...... mail. And when the winds blew and the crests of the trees bent under them, it was as though dainty demoiselles picked up fluttering, leafy skirts, ...... But there had been such suggestion of conscious action in the branch's recoil, so ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 443

The Wendigo

  [english | 1910]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [The Wendigo by Algernon Blackwood. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Fiction Horror ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 109

The Willows

  [english | 1907]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [The Willows by Algernon Blackwood. Product Description Algernon Henry Blackwood 1869 -1951 was an English writer of supernatural fiction. Blackwood was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. Blackwood had a varied career farming in Canada operating a hotel a newspaper reporter in New York and essayist for various periodicals. His works included ten collections of short stories fourteen ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 481

Woodstown

  [french | 1873]  

Alphonse Daudet


Summary: [Conte fantastique.]
Genres: [fiction | fairy tales folk tales mythology | short storiesDownloads: 233

Wells Brothers

  [english | 1911]  

Andy Adams


Summary: [A cowboy story firmly based on Adamss own experience.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 462

The Warden

  [english | 1855]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [The Warden by Anthony Trollope. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [fiction | religiousDownloads: 135

The Way We Live Now

  [english | 1875]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [Come Tell Me How You Live is a short book of autobiography and travel literature by crime writer Agatha Christie. It is one of only two books she wrote and had published under both of her married names of Christie and Mallowan (the other being Star Over Bethlehem and other stories) and was first published in the UK in November 1946 by William Collins and Sons and in the same year in the US by ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 157

When The World Screamed

  [english | 1929]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [Professor Challenger drills into the earth until he reaches the mantle convinced that it is a sentient being and that by doing so he will be the first person to alert it to mankinds presence. He awakens the giant creature which then proceeds to destroy his machine.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 426

When The Sleepers Woke

  [english | 1932]  

Arthur Leo Zagat


Summary: [Only two small groups of people--enemies--survive the vast desolation of the Final War.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 153

The White People

  [english | 1906]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... theft, adultery, and so forth. Much the same connexion that there is between the A, B, C and fine literature. But I believe that the misconception-it ...... the mere presence of an evil man?' 'We should if we were natural: children and women feel this horror you speak of, even animals experience it. But ...... because the true evil has nothing to do with social life or social laws, ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 130

Wieland Or The Transformation

  [english | 1798]  

Charles Brockden Brown


Summary: [Wieland: or The Transformation: An American Tale is a Gothic novel by Charles Brockden Brown first published in 1798. It recounts the terrifying story of how Theodore Wieland is driven to madness and murder by a malign ventriloquist called Carwin.]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 233

The Wreck Of The Golden Mary

  [english | 1856]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... and although I am not an educated man, I am able, I am thankful to say, to have an intelligent interest in most things. A person might suppose, from ...... some doubts of this voyage. Of course I knew, without being told, that there were peculiar difficulties and dangers in it, a long way over and above those ...... permission to treat him to a tolerably correct Cutter there was in ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 241

What Christmas Is As We Grow Older

  [english | 1851]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... then, very beautiful, and absolutely perfect) wanting to the fulness of our happiness when we were wanting too (or we thought so, which did just ...... some one sat and when we intertwined with every wreath and garland of our life that some one's name. That was the time for the bright visionary Christmases ...... in the company, then and there exchanging friendship and forgiveness, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 171

The Water Babies

  [english | 1863]  

Charles Kingsley


Summary: [The Water-Babies A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a childrens novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley. Written in 1862-1863 as a serial for Macmillans Magazine it was first published in its entirety in 1863. The book was extremely popular during its day and was a mainstay of childrens literature through the 1920s.The protagonist is Tom a young chimney sweep who falls into a river after encountering ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 81

Wind

  [english | 1959]  

Charles Louis Fontenay


Summary: [The Wind from the Sun is a collection of short stories by science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. Some of the stories originally appeared in a number of different publications. A part of the book was included in CD on board the Planetary Societys solar sail Cosmos 1.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 364

Weels Within

  [english | 1952]  

Charles De Vet


Summary: [Never ask Who am I and where do I come from? The answers may not be what youd expect!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 148

The World That Couldnt Be

  [english | 1958]  

Clifford Donald Simak


Summary: [Like every farmer on every planet Duncan had to hunt down anything that damaged his cropseven though he was aware this wasThe World That Couldnt Be.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 139

When Sysadmins Ruled The Earth

  [english | 2006]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [The heroic exploits of sysadmins? systems administrators ? as they defend the cyber-world and hence the world at large from worms and bioweapons. ]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 309

With A Little Help

  [english | 2010]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [With a Little Help is my first serious experiment in self-publishing. Ive published many novels short story collections books of essays and so on with publishers and its all been very good and satisfying and educational and so on but it seems like its time to try something new. With a Little Help consists of 12 stories all reprints except for Epoch (commissioned by Mark Shuttleworth).]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 265

The Worshippers

  [english | 1953]  

Damon Francis Knight


Summary: [The Worshippers by Damon Francis Knight. They went aboard the alien ship that had showed up at their hostel on the moon. Harriet and two other women and six men counting the guide and Weaver. The ship was a red-lit cavern. The crewman turned out to be a hairy horror a three-foot headless lump shaped like an eggplant supported by four splayed legs and with an indefinite number of tentacles ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 80
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