by Nicholas Sparks
- Autor: Nicholas Sparks
In this New York Times bestseller, a single father discovers the true nature of unconditional love when a new chance at happiness turns his world upside down. At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive, and an expansive home in Charlotte. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is at the center of it. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear . . . and no one is more surprised than Russ when every aspect of the life he has...
Number of pages: ~ 497 pages
by Baron George Gordon Byron Byron
- Autor: Baron George Gordon Byron Byron
* Beautifully illustrated with atmospheric paintings by renowned artists, Don Juan is is a satiric poem by Lord Byron, based on the legend of Don Juan, which Byron reverses, portraying Juan not as a womaniser but as someone easily seduced by women. * Just as accessible and enjoyable for today's readers as it would have been when first published, the piece is one of the great works of English literature and continues to be widely read throughout the world. * This meticulous digital edition from Heritage Illustrated Publishing is a faithful reproduction of the original text and is enhanced...
Number of pages: ~ 446 pages
by M. G. Lewis
- Autor: M. G. Lewis
In this essay, Lewis primarily seeks a sensational heap of supernatural horrors, repulsive crimes (from incest to slaughter), manifestations of pathological, sadistic, perverted erotica. The Lewis world is a confused, chaotic world where people are obsessed with fatal, unbridled passions; satanic obsession is the main engine of the sinister story of the monk Ambrosio, who, having succumbed to the devilish temptation, will fall away from the church, worship Satan, and commit heinous crimes with his help....
Number of pages: ~ 350 pages
by Ella Cheever Thayer
- Autor: Ella Cheever Thayer
Ella Cheever Thayer was a telegraph operator at the Brunswick Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, and used her telegraph experience as the basis for her book Wired Love, A Point and Dash Novel, a bestseller for 10 years. This book tells how genuine a romance can be, which is transmitted by telegraph by two telegraphists....
Number of pages: ~ 188 pages
by Joseph Boyden
- Autor: Joseph Boyden
Three Day Road is the first novel from Canadian writer Joseph Boyden. Joseph’s maternal grandfather, as well as an uncle on his father’s side, served as soldiers during the First World War, and Boyden draws upon a wealth of family narratives. This novel follows the journey of two young Cree men, Xavier and Elijah, who volunteer for that war and become snipers during the conflict. The book was generally critically well received....
Number of pages: ~ 367 pages
by Honoré de Balzac
The late 1820s and early 1830s, when Balzac entered the literature, was the period of the greatest flowering of the work of romanticism in French literature. The great novel in European literature before the arrival of Balzac had two main genres: a novel of personality - an adventurous hero or a self-deepening, lonely hero and a historical novel. Balzac departs from both the novel of personality and the historical novel of Walter Scott. He seeks to show the "individualized type", to give a picture of the whole society, the whole people, the whole of France. Not a legend about the past, but a...
Number of pages: ~ 44 pages
by George Eliot
The largest work of George Eliot (the pseudonym of the English writer Mary Ann Evans), a real masterpiece was the Middlemarch novel about a provincial town. A lot of terrible things are happening in Middlemarch - dubious enrichment, feuds around the inheritance, intrigues are woven, unsuccessful marriages are made, but the novel is written with mild irony and imbued with typically Victorian optimism....
Number of pages: ~ 736 pages
by Robert Greene
- Autor: Robert Greene
The book was written by creators of the phenomenal bestseller The 48 Laws of Power, a mesmerizing handbook on seduction: the most subtle and effective form of power. At the time, when seduction become a form of art, it changed our world by having an indirect and subtle form of power capable to topple empires, win elections and enslave great minds. Immerse yourself in the twenty-four maneuvers and strategies of the seductive process - the ritual form of attracting people. The book will learn you on how to: "Choose the Right Victim," "Appear to Be an Object of Desire," and "Confuse Desire...
Number of pages: ~ 496 pages
- Autor: Anonymous
Of the many romantic legends which abound throughout the West, few match the Lost Mine story from which the peak takes its name. Is it true? Did the mine exist? Or was it a campfire fabrication handed down from generation to generation? Early Spanish explorers of the Southwest, in their fervent search for gold and other riches, discovered and developed many mines, some yielding silver and gold. According to legend, a rich ore body was discovered on the highest point of Lost Mine Peak. Life-term prisoners were forced to work the mine. These men were blindfolded on several occasions in their...
- Autor: Anonymous
The Romance of Lust, or Early Experiences is a Victorian erotic novel written anonymously in four volumes during the years 1873–1876 and published by William Lazenby. Henry Spencer Ashbee discusses this novel in one of his bibliographies of erotic literature. In addition the compilers of British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books list this book...
Number of pages: ~ 224 pages