Download E-books Spellbound PDF

By Nora Roberts

Leave it to number-one bestselling writer Nora Roberts to spin a story that blurs the limits among fact and delusion, modern day mishaps and old curses, obsession and timeless ardour. She’ll have you ever cheering for romance to win the day as a guy and girl detect simply how deep their bond lies—and how a few desires are supposed to be…

whereas on a much-needed holiday in eire, world-famous photographer Calin Farrell is bewitched through the ravishingly appealing Bryna Torrence, no matter if he refuses to think within the spell that has introduced them together—and may possibly spoil them both…

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Download E-books Clarkesworld Issue 70 PDF

By Neil Clarke, Sunny Moraine

The July 2012 factor of the Hugo Award-winning technological know-how fiction & fable journal, Clarkesworld. This factor positive factors the subsequent tales: "Astrophilia" through Carrie Vaughn, "The swap" by means of Sarah Stanton and "Iron girls, Iron Tigers" by way of Sunny Moraine. Non-fiction contains an interview with Nancy Kress, a piece of writing at the Hammer movies 60's technological know-how fiction through Mark Cole, and an one other notice column by means of Ekaterina Sedia.

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Download E-books The Brothers (Small Epic) PDF

By Asko Sahlberg

Finland, 1809. Henrik and Erik are brothers who fought on contrary aspects within the conflict among Sweden and Russia. With peace declared, they either go back to their snowed-in farm. yet who's the grasp? Sexual tensions, outdated grudges, kin secrets and techniques: all come to a head during this darkish and gripping saga.

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Download E-books Run Girl (Ingrid Skyberg FBI Thrillers Book 1) PDF

By Eva Hudson

"If you like thrillers, don’t leave out this action-packed novella!"

Enjoy the trip during this fast moving FBI mystery as one of many hardest designated brokers ever to return out of Quantico buckles up for her first experience. imaginitive and tenacious, Ingrid Skyberg is almost indestructible: she will take no matter what her adversaries throw at her and nonetheless wake up for more.

BOOK DESCRIPTION: In Europe to assist dealer a peace deal, Secretary of country Jayne Whitticker is in the midst of gentle negotiations while her wayward granddaughter is going lacking in London.

Special Agent Ingrid Skyberg is hauled out of her FBI exercise session at Scotland backyard to steer the quest for the 18-year-old. the matter is, Ingrid has just one lead, quite a few hours and cannot name within the neighborhood law enforcement officials for back-up.

Will Ingrid locate the lady in time? Or will her failure bring about the cave in of an important peace talks?

Run Girl units the scene for Ingrid’s destiny adventures figuring out of the U.S. embassy in London. If an American citizen lands in difficulty… or lands up lifeless… or will get accused of a criminal offense they didn’t devote, designated Agent Ingrid Skyberg is on their case.

The first instalment in an up-all-night crime mystery series—perfect for lovers of sturdy girl protagonists, thrillers with a twist and who like a bit romantic intrigue at the side.

Please word: Run Girl is a novella - approximately part the size of an ordinary novel. the second one publication within the sequence, Fresh Doubt, is a whole size novel and is offered now. Or seize a cut price: purchase the Ingrid Skyberg FBI Thrillers field set and get the following 3 novels at a big discount.

PRAISE FOR EVA HUDSON

"A brilliantly-paced thriller... completely balanced among personality and plot. Very gripping and suspenseful" - Sophie Hannah
"It instantly attracts you in... there is suspense correct from the start" - Penny Smith
"Great discussion" - Mark Billingham

ABOUT EVA HUDSON

After years of having fun with thrillers and police procedurals by way of authors like Lee baby and Michael Connelly, Eva was once encouraged to put in writing thrillers herself. In 2011 she received the inaugural Lucy Cavendish fiction prize for her first novel, The unswerving Servant.

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Download E-books The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas PDF

By Mary Gordon

In the quick novels that make up this pretty assortment, Mary Gordon offers a quartet of finely rendered, emotionally resonant tales. the following we meet the ferocious Simone Weil in the course of her final days as a transplant in ny urban; a weak American graduate scholar who escapes to Italy after her first, compromising love affair; the captivating Irish liar of the name, who will get extra out of lifestyles than so much; and Thomas Mann, starting the center of a excessive schooler within the Midwest.  At each flip, Gordon revels within the interactions and an important flashes of figuring out that fluctuate lives endlessly. Entrancing analyzing, The Liar’s Wife is an excellent demonstration of Gordon’s literary mastery and human sympathy.

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Download E-books Beyond the Door PDF

By Jeffrey Thomas

From the wildly resourceful storyteller at the back of Punktown and different unusual worlds, comes the novella past THE DOOR.

Two strangers meet in a educate station, and start swapping stories—stories that eerily interweave, and develop progressively more aggravating and weird. The headless undead, a ugly flea circus, flesh-eating bugs, and a menacing condominium that won’t remain placed. those are only many of the stories that might demonstrate as a lot concerning the teller as they do the mysteries at the back of that frayed curtain we name reality.

BEYOND THE DOOR is a narrative approximately how we hook up with each other via storytelling—and tantalize ourselves with the unknown.

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Download E-books The Kreutzer Sonata Variations: Lev Tolstoy's Novella and Counterstories by Sofiya Tolstaya and Lev Lvovich Tolstoy PDF

A paintings remarkable in international literature, this distinct quantity encompasses a new translation of Lev Tolstoy’s arguable novella The Kreutzer Sonata, which used to be at the beginning banned by way of Russian censors. additionally, to be had to English readers for the 1st time is an interesting and formerly overlooked constellation of counterstories written through the author’s spouse and son in direct reaction to Tolstoy’s provocative story, each one a passionate try to undo the message of the unique paintings. those appreciably conflicting stories, followed by way of excerpts from family members letters, diaries, notes, and memoirs, offer readers with a shiny and hugely revealing case examine of the robust disputes pertaining to sexuality and gender roles that erupted in the cultural context of late-nineteenth-century Russian, in addition to eu, society.

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Download E-books Other People's Lives: Stories PDF

By Johanna Kaplan

Finalist for the nationwide booklet Award and winner of the Jewish e-book Award: a suite of 5 tales and one novella from Johanna Kaplan exploring the personal worlds of Jewish households in manhattan in the midst of the 20 th century
In her first released literary paintings, Johanna Kaplan, acclaimed writer of O My America!, examines the lives of alternative individuals with middle, humor, and a different realizing in their difficulties, demons, and goals. An achingly poignant choice of character-rich tales, Other People’s Lives centers at the youngsters and grandchildren of immigrants, typically Jewish, residing in city the United States. they're humans being affected by the previous, psychological affliction, loss, relatives legacies, and all number of expectation within the mid-twentieth century; they're transplanted strangers getting into, and sometimes enforcing upon, the non-public lives of others.
From the intense name novella, during which a younger lady enters the rarefied orbit of a recognized couple, to the delightfully beautiful story of a skeptical urban girl’s unsatisfied expulsion to a summer season camp within the state, Kaplan’s tales discover the facility of self-delusion and the all-too-frequently unstated discomfort of memory.

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Download E-books Night of Denial: Stories and Novellas (European Classics) PDF

The first Russian to be presented the Nobel Prize for literature, Ivan Bunin is usually thought of the final of the good Russian masters. Already well known in Russia sooner than the revolution, he fled the rustic in 1920 and lived the rest of his lifestyles in France, the place he persisted to jot down for thirty years. Bunin made his identify as a short-story author with such masterpieces as "The Gentleman from San Francisco," the name piece in a single of his collections and one of many tales during this quantity. His final booklet of reports, Dark Avenues, was once released within the Forties. between his longer works have been a fictional autobiography, The lifetime of Arseniev (1930), and its sequel, Youth (1939), that have been later accumulated into one quantity, and memoirs, The Accursed Days (1926), and thoughts and pictures (1950). He additionally wrote books on Tolstoy and Chekhov, either one of whom he knew individually. Bunin, in reality, serves as a link-both own and literary-between Tolstoy, whom he met as a tender guy, Chekhov, an in depth buddy, and Vladimir Nabokov, who was once motivated by way of Bunin early in his occupation and who moved within the similar émigré literary circles within the twenties and thirties.

Bunin accomplished his maximum mastery within the brief tale, and masses of his best paintings appears to be like during this volume-the greatest number of his prose works ever released in English. In Robert Bowie's high quality translation, with wide annotations and a long serious afterword, this paintings presents readers of English their first chance for a sustained come upon with a Russian vintage, and one of many nice writers of the 20 th century.

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Download E-books The Marquise of O and Other Stories (Penguin Classics) PDF

The past due tales via an influential author of singular talent

Between 1799, whilst he left the Prussian military, and his suicide in 1811, Kleist constructed right into a author of extraordinary and tragically remoted genius. This selection of works from the final interval of his lifestyles additionally contains 'The Earthquake in Chile,' 'Michael Kohlhaas,' 'The Beggarwoman of Locarno,' 'St. Cecilia or the facility of Music,' 'The Betrothal in Santo Domingo,' 'The Foundling,' and 'The Duel.'

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts stronger by way of introductions and notes through exotic students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by means of award-winning translators.

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