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The Dramatic Romances By Robert Browning
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AN OLD STORY I It was roses, roses, all the way, With myrtle mixed in my path like mad: The house-roofs seemed to heave and sway, The church-spires flamed, such flags they had, ... More > A year ago on this very day. II The air broke into a mist with bells, The old walls rocked with the crowd and cries. Had I said, "Good folk, mere noise repels— But give me your sun from yonder skies!" They had answered, "And afterward, what else?" III Alack, it was I who leaped at the sun To give it my loving friends to keep! Nought man could do, have I left undone: And you see my harvest, what I reap This very day, now a year is run. IV There's nobody on the house-tops now— Just a palsied few at the windows set; For the best of the sight is, all allow, At the Shambles' Gate—or, better yet, By the very scaffold's foot, I trow. .......< Less
THE GHOST OF CRATHES CASTLE and Other Stories By Thomas I. Kirkpatrick
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The title story opens the book, as a wealthy widow acquires an ancient castle, complete with the ghost of the laird dead two centuries. He tries to haunt her, but instead they fall in love, share a... More > tender romance, live as man and wife, and have a son before the laird is called to move on from his life in limbo. The final story is a hilarious tale about the plight of elderly folks who must live in a fusty old folks home run by a remote, uncaring megacorporation. In spite of being constrained by an iron fisted administrator, two of the residents manage to find romance, an activity forbidden, forbidden, forbidden by the owners. The story of how the lovers, Walt and Lindy, prevail includes many a belly laugh and feel-good moment. In between are stories ranging from laugh-out-loud hilarity to outright don't-read-this-just-before-bedtime horror.< Less
Emerald Rising By Joshua Seidl
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Short stories, this is the first of a series of "readers" featuring stories, poetry and art. Most feature the growing up years of Baby Boomers 1950 through the 1970s. Settings, for the most... More > part are in the northern Great Lakes region, Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin. Several are works of historical fiction, others are simply folk tales. "Emerald Rising" is about two Native American teens escape from an 1880s era Indian Boarding School. "The Grocer" takes place in the early years of the Great Depression. "The Cure" is the Christmas miracle story that began my novels. "Car Keys" is a fourteen year old's mischief. "Erik Shoots the Train" is more foolery. "Fishing Hole" is a boy meets girl romance. It ends as a dangerous cliff hanger. Still more stories inside.< Less
Watermelon Snow By Linda Romero Criswell
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In order to hold down a job in an expensive Colorado resort, a woman moves to an end-of-the-road community populated by quirky characters, tough old timers, and folks who value the qualities of... More > understatement and simplicity.< Less
Outlaw Badge IV By Michael J Bryant
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It was the spring of 1869 in the old West and Carson City, Nevada was busy with all of its card games, whiskey drinking, shootouts in the streets, outlaws, drifters and brothels. With the local... More > sheriff and his deputy temporarily out of town, Marshal Creek is the only authority in town. He is soon faced with a career ending move when he becomes involved in a fight against a local cattle rancher suspected of land grabbing by means of murder and burning folks out. A whole cast of interesting people arrive in town on the morning stage, including the new owners of the town's brothel. When the marshal is designated to be a tour guide for a Supreme Court Justice's wife and then the relationship turns romantic, this spells more trouble for Marshal Creek than he can handle.< Less
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Legend of the Haunted Rocca Busambra Mountains of Western Sicily By Vito Quattrocchi
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Angelo Quattrocchi was a very stubborn man, and so he ignored the old woman, Santucch, the village seer, when she warned him not to defy the evil creatures called "The Gregori" the old ones... More > of the mountains, who held the villabe of Corleone in a grip of fear and extortion by the use of an ancient and evil magic. However, defy them he did, setting off a series of events that began a spiritual war that lasted thirteen years. The folk magic tradition of Benedicaria comes alive in this ledgendary adventure story of true love, revenge, and heroism set it the heartland of Western Sicily. This hard cover, full color version of a Sicilian classis is a true collectors item, and a must for all interested in Sicilian folklore< Less
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Swept Away By Jerilee Kaye
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Imagine you're Justine Tengco. Twenty-five year old yuppie-wannabe. Certified Virgin, and as per your friends, Certified Praning! You view your life as a mesh of dilemmas, even if you just have to... More > confront a bad hangover or a surprise visit from you folks. One Word: Paranoid. But after two bad breakups consecutively happening in a space of four months, you figured that it's better to be paranoid than unprepared. And just when you thought you had the book "Getting Over Breakups for Dummies" and "Live the Life You Imagine” all written up in your head, you met the words: Fiancé, and Living Together, which are just not yet in your dictionary! So, if you're Justine Tengco, how long do you think you could hold before you get swept away?< Less
Perception By Ophelia Finsen
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On a north-easterly tip of the Shetland mainland stands a lonely stone farmhouse. Windblown, and rain swept; myths of little folk and ghosts shrouded in mist. Here the Jameson family lives cut off... More > from outsiders. Held together in self-inflicted isolation, driven by mistrust and disgust. Family secrets and a revenge decades old keep locals at a distance. A collective misery this old cannot continue indefinitely. The arrival of an outsider triggers a series of events that cracks open the reclusive family. The consequences will either heal old wounds, or destroy what little remains.< Less

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