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The Blithedale Romance

  [english | 1852]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [The principal setting is a communal farm called Blithedale (i.e. Happy Valley) a would-be modern Arcadia along the lines of the anti-capitalist ideals of Charles Fourier yet is nonetheless destroyed by the self-interested behavior of some of its members. Among those members are: Hollingsworth a monomaniacal philanthropist and confirmed misogynist who intends to turn Blithedale into a colony for ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 481

The Blotting Book

  [english | 1908]  

E Benson


Summary: [Very short and most enjoyable. Not at all funny in the way that the Lucia books are but urbane and elegantly written. The sketches of 1900s Brighton are great.]
Genres: [romance | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 310

The Blue Lagoon

  [english | 1907]  

Henry De Vere Stacpoole


Summary: [I absolutely loved this book it was difficult to put down. Beautiful story.]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literature | sexualityDownloads: 475

The Bomb

  [english | 1908]  

Frank Harris


Summary: [The Gene Bomb is a 1996 book by David E. Comings self-published by Hope Press that puts forth the theory that higher education and advanced technology may unintentionally favor the selection of genes that increase the likelihood of ADHD autism drug addiction learning disorders and behavior problems. Comings claims that the prevalence of these disorders is rising and I.Q. is decreasing others ...]
Genres: [history | romance | politicsDownloads: 295

The Border Legion

  [english | 1916]  

Zane Grey


Summary: [Jack Kells was a remorseless killer head of a gang that ravaged the southern border. He didnt think twice before he kidnapped pretty Joan Randle on a lonesome Idaho trail. His cold eyes filled her with fear but her goodness made something happen deep within him. Bad as he was he knew he had to keep Joan safe from desperados far worse than he. Kells had a price on his head and on his heels. Now ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | westernsDownloads: 112

The Boss Of The Lazy Y

  [english | 1915]  

Charles Alden Seltzer


Summary: [The Boss Of The Lazy Y by Charles Alden Seltzer. General Books publication date 2009 Original publication date 1915 Original Publisher Grosset]
Genres: [western | romanceDownloads: 138

The Bow Of Orange Ribbon

  [english | 1886]  

Amelia Edith Barr


Excerpts: [... Dedicated. TO THE. HOLLAND SOCIETY OF NEW YORK. [Illustration: ILLUSTRATIONS:]. She was going down the steps with him May in New York one hundred ...... obliged but it tak's an auld wise-headed, wise-hearted man like mysel' to walk safely atween twa bonnie lasses then turning to his son, he added, ...... were embraced with all his soul. It was this spirit which made him deprecate ...]
Genres: [romance | history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 31

The Bravo Of Venice

  [english | 1804]  

Heinrich Zschokke


Summary: [Johann Heinrich Daniel Zschokke (22 March 1771 - 27 June 1848) was a German author and reformer. Most of his life was spent and most of his reputation earned in Switzerland. He had an extensive civil service career and wrote histories fiction and other works which were widely known.]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 460

The Brightener

  [english | 1921]  

Alice Muriel Williamson


Excerpts: [... Princess. You are exactly what I was at your age.. Poor, magnificent Grandmother. She had often told me that she was the greatest beauty of her day. ...... the repairs at the Abbey. His ex-cowboy habits being energetic, he usually walked the two miles from the village, and appeared on the scene ahead of ...... caretakers had been engaged by Sir James, in consultation, I believed, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 41

The Broken Cup

  [english | 1891]  

Heinrich Zschokke


Summary: [Broken windows theory is a criminological theory of the normsetting and signalling effects of urban disorder and vandalism on additional crime and anti-social behavior. The theory states that monitoring and maintaining urban environments in a well-ordered condition may prevent further vandalism as well as an escalation into more serious crime. The theory was introduced in an 1982 article by ...]
Genres: [short story | romanceDownloads: 158

The Call Of The Canyon

  [english | 1924]  

Zane Grey


Summary: [Glenn Killbourne and his fiancee Carley Burch find a strange test of their love in the mountains and canyons of Arizona.]
Genres: [western | romanceDownloads: 187

The Captive

  [english | 1929]  

Marcel Proust


Summary: [A Captive Lion is a 1987 biography of Marina Tsvetayeva by Elaine Feinstein. It includes selected poems Simon Karlinskys two volume study of the author and Janet Marin Kings translations of her prose.]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 132

The Car Of Destiny

  [english | 1906]  

Alice Muriel Williamson


Summary: [A Republic Not An Empire is a 1999 book written by American political figure Patrick J. Buchanan. Buchanan critiques foreign policy commitments by the United States. He likens Americas overseas involvement to those of past empires--and predicts a similar decline without a change in course. Buchanan writes Present U.S. foreign policy which commits America to go to war for scores of nations in ...]
Genres: [romance | humor | travelDownloads: 429

The Cardinal Snuff Box

  [english | 1903]  

Henry Harland


Summary: [The Cardinal S Snuff Box by Henry Harland. The trouble with him Peter pondered. Oh it would be too long and too sad a story. Should I anatomise him to you as he is I must blush and weep and you must look pale and wonder. He has pretty nearly every weakness not to mention vices that flesh is heir to. But as for conceit . . . let me see. He concurs in my own high opinion of his work I believe but I ...]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literatureDownloads: 187

The Carpet From Bagdad

  [english | 1911]  

Harold Macgrath


Summary: [The Carpet From Bagdad by Harold Macgrath. George P.A. Jones is an oriental rug merchant a timid man afraid of the opposite sex and he longs for romance for love -- to love a woman and by her be loved. ]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literatureDownloads: 129

The Case Of General Ople And Lady Camper

  [english | 1877]  

George Meredith


Summary: [The Case Of General Ople And Lady Camper by George Meredith. Many of the earliest books particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable high quality modern editions using the original text and artwork.]
Genres: [humor | romanceDownloads: 199

The Castle Of Otranto

  [english | 1764]  

Horace Walpole


Summary: [The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel and it was indeed the first novel to describe itself by that term. Castle is thus generally credited with initiating the Gothic literary genre one that would become extremely popular in the later 18th century and early 19th century. Thus Walpole is arguably the forerunner of such authors as ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 121

The Chain Of Destiny

  [english | ]  

Bram Stoker


Summary: [The Chain Of Destiny by Bram Stoker. An excerpt It was so late in the evening when I arrived at Scarp that I had but little opportunity of observing the external appearance of the house but as far as I could judge in the dim twilight it was a very stately edifice of seemingly great age built of white stone. When I passed the porch however I could observe its internal beauties much more closely ...]
Genres: [short story | romanceDownloads: 115

The Charterhouse Of Parma

  [english | 1839]  

Stendhal


Summary: [The Charterhouse of Parma tells the story of the young Italian nobleman Fabrice del Dongo and his adventures from his birth in 1798 to his death in 1829 (?). Fabrices early years are spent in his familys castle on Lake Como while most of the novel is set in a fictionalized Parma (both in modern-day Italy).]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 398

The Choice Of Life

  [english | 1914]  

Georgette Leblanc


Summary: [The Choice Of Life by Georgette Leblanc. The Choice of Life is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Georgette Leblanc is in the English language and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Georgette Leblanc then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 372
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