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The Wanderer – or, Female Difficulties By Fanny Burney
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The Wanderer opens with a group of people fleeing the Terror. Among them is the protagonist, who refuses to identify herself. No one can place her socially—even her nationality and race are in... More > doubt. As Burney scholar Margaret Doody explains, "the heroine thus arrives as a nameless Everywoman: both black and white, both Eastern and Western, both high and low, both English and French." She asks for help from the group, but because she knows no one, she is refused.< Less
The Wanderer – or, Female Difficulties By Fanny Burney
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The Wanderer opens with a group of people fleeing the Terror. Among them is the protagonist, who refuses to identify herself. No one can place her socially—even her nationality and race are in... More > doubt. As Burney scholar Margaret Doody explains, "the heroine thus arrives as a nameless Everywoman: both black and white, both Eastern and Western, both high and low, both English and French." She asks for help from the group, but because she knows no one, she is refused.< Less
Key to Lawrence: Special Edition By Linda Cargill
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Water rushed into the four, great smoke stacks of the ship as they, too, hit the waves. Tremendous, churning whirlpools sucked victims inside. A few were ejected, blackened with soot. Propellers rose... More > above the maelstrom. The rudder lifted higher than the smoke stacks. The ship's prow pointed down toward the deep. It looked as if the ship's nose would hit the sea bed hundreds of feet below. The Lusitania sank in only 18 minutes after being torpedoed on May 7, 1915. Dora Benley vowed revenge on the enemy. Key to Lawrence tracks the beginning of her quest for justice in this special edition of the first volume of the Edward Ware Thriller Series. It commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Great War.< Less
1935 Plot By Linda Cargill
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Who is Leopold? The young man sets the Morro Castle afire after forcing Dora Benley to dance the jitterbug with him. When Dora gets to England between the wars, the young man waves to her at her... More > wedding at Salisbury Cathedral. She finds her new husband, Colonel Sir Edward Ware, trying to pay him off in the garden and send him away. He tells Leopold that he cannot be near his new wife. What does Leopold know that is so dangerous to her? Why will Edward pay him tens of thousands of pounds just to get rid of him? Dora is about to find out, and it will change her life forever —- that is if she lives that long. Read 1935 Plot.< Less
The Girls From Alcyone By Cary Caffrey
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Sigrid and Suko are two girls from the impoverished and crime-infested streets of 24th century Earth. Sold into slavery to save their families from financial ruin, the girls are forced to live out... More > their lives in service to the Kimura Corporation, a prestigious mercenary clan with a lineage stretching back long before the formation of the Federated Corporations. Known only to Kimura, the two girls share startling secret—a rare genetic structure not found in tens of millions of other girls. But when their secret becomes known, Sigrid and Suko quickly find themselves at the center of a struggle for power. Now, hunted by men who would seek to control them, Sigrid and Suko are forced to fight for their own survival, and for the freedom of the girls from Alcyone.< Less
The Girls From Alcyone By Cary Caffrey
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Sigrid and Suko are two girls from the impoverished and crime-infested streets of 24th century Earth. Sold into slavery to save their families from financial ruin, the girls are forced to live out... More > their lives in service to the Kimura Corporation, a prestigious mercenary clan with a lineage stretching back long before the formation of the Federated Corporations. Known only to Kimura, the two girls share startling secret—a rare genetic structure not found in tens of millions of other girls. But when their secret becomes known, Sigrid and Suko quickly find themselves at the center of a struggle for power. Now, hunted by men who would seek to control them, Sigrid and Suko are forced to fight for their own survival, and for the freedom of the girls from Alcyone.< Less
The Purest Red By Nathan McElveen
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In the bustling city of London, Esther attempts to propel herself into a life of luxury, and escape her life of misery in the slums of the city. As she takes life-changing steps deeper into the... More > secrecy of her true identity, many around her attempt to piece together the mystery of her fatal melancholy, in this story of love, disquiet, and death. Esther evokes the desperation of living in poverty with haunting danger, and a surprising sensitivity. This historical novel of mystery, secrecy, and perception mythologizes the hopelessness of a young adult, and her disregard for the law. Attempting to hide her biggest secret, Esther often finds herself torn between the blurred moral division of light and darkness. It isn’t until Esther discovers the true meaning of her life that she is able to take steps towards the repentance of what she has become. In The Purest Red, Esther is forced to learn through personal experiences that even when truth is hidden, monsters often find a way of getting out.< Less
The Blob, the Frog, the DOG and the girl By Nick Creech
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When a lonely girl has to spend summer on an island with only her busy mother for company things don’t look so sunny. An encounter with two lively boys and their giant dog changes her life... More > dramatically, particularly when a rival gang and a Viking ship enter the picture. During their best holiday ever the three children – and dog – have splendid intrigues and adventures and learn quite a lot about life in the process.< Less
The Ballad of Helene Troy By Lance Burson
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In the hot, sticky summer of 2008, New York City saw the rebirth of rock and roll. Helene Troy, a 24-year-old singer, songwriter, and guitarist went after her dream with everything she had. The... More > dramatic fall of her all-female band, Slipper Socks Medium, highlighted her meteoric rise in the rotten core of the Big Apple Club scene.< Less
The Ballad Of Helene Troy By Lance Burson
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In the hot, sticky summer of 2008, New York City sees the rebirth of honest, straight-forward rock and roll. Helene Troy, a 24-year-old singer, songwriter, and guitarist gives everything she has and... More > more to become a success in music. The dramatic tale of her all-female band, Slipper Socks Medium, highlights her quest to be a rock star.< Less