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The Socialite By Eflyn AP
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Rez is a high school girl raised to be a socialite, to be in the crowd of New York City's elite. Born with a last name that worth millions, she is the 'it' girl. But here's the catch, she's the bad... More > 'it' girl. She's the girl with piercings and unnatural purple hair. Rez is the worst socialite that ever surfaced in the New York's socialite list. Her low tolerance of paparazzi and ruthless scandals are her daily best friend that always hound her for more gossips and her latest bad action. With her controlling mother and golden sister constantly on her tail, Rez seek danger like she needed to breath. Until she met the good boy, Jack. Will she change her ways to be worthy of him and be the socialite she is meant to be? Or will she keeps on being the bad girl?< Less
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A derogatory Mafia play was written. Subsequently a hit is issued aimed at the Governor. The hit needed robots, with a special scientist. Aroused suspicion leads to hiring an investigator. Confused... More > Chaos erupts,involving a wealthy socialite at the Governor's ball. More Confused Chaos ensues.< Less
Not Worth Killing Collector's Edition By CD Moulton
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Prominent socialites are being murdered. They are the ones who are schemers and climbers. The general consensus seems to be that they're nor worth killing.
The Metropolis By Upton Sinclair
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November... More > 25, 1968) was an American author who wrote nearly 100 books and other works across a number of genres. Sinclair's work was well-known and popular in the first half of the twentieth century, and he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1943.In 1906, Sinclair acquired particular fame for his classic muckraking novel, The Jungle, which exposed conditions in the U.S. meat packing industry, causing a public uproar that contributed in part to the passage a few months later of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act. In 1919, he published The Brass Check, a muckraking exposé of American journalism that publicized the issue of yellow journalism and the limitations of the “free press” in the United States. Excerpt from:< Less
L'Hiver By Teffeteller Myart
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Beatrice has been trying to make it on her own since she left Kentucky for Ohio, determined to pursue her dream of becoming a celebrity makeup artist. She found her way to L'Hiver, an upscale hotel... More > where she is a student at the hotel's famed salon. Everything seems to be looking up for Beatrice, until she falls for the hotel owner's son, who also happens to be engaged to marry the salon manager's daughter. Will Beatrice choose love over her dreams of success and fame, or will she succumb to the temptation of forbidden love?< Less
5-Dick Hamilton's Touring Car By Howard R. Garis
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Book 5 in the series. This time out, Dick has just passed his latest classes and his father offers to buy him a car. Dick picks out the most expensive, one-of-a-kind he finds and he and his chums set... More > off across the U.S. The sub-story is that he is trying to redeem his family's honor that his miserly uncle, Ezra, is damaging as the old man has "legally" swindled a fortune away from another young man. In a race against unscrupulous agents of his uncle, Dick and pals find themselves being followed, trapped, tricked and duped at every turn as they try to get to San Francisco in order to file papers in the name of the once-rich young man that could save his fortune. His car occasionally breaks down just in time to be found by his enemies, but he preservers with the aide of an unexpected source.< Less
Anna Karenina By Leo Tolstoy
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Anna Karenina is the tragedy of married aristocrat and socialite Anna Karenina and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky. The story starts when she arrives in the midst of a family broken up by... More > her brother's unbridled womanizing—something that prefigures her own later situation, though with less tolerance for her by others. A bachelor, Vronsky is eager to marry her if she would agree to leave her husband Karenin, a government official, but she is vulnerable to the pressures of Russian social norms, her own insecurities and Karenin's indecision. Although Vronsky and Anna go to Italy where they can be together, they have trouble making friends. Back in Russia, she is shunned, becoming further isolated and anxious, while Vronsky pursues his social life. Despite Vronsky's reassurances she grows increasingly possessive and paranoid about his imagined infidelity, fearing loss of control ...< Less
Kidnapped By William Malic
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High profile kidnappings and disappearances are always big news. Try seventy-eight young college woman from prestigious institutions around the country being kidnapped over a three day crime spree.... More > Sam Bittner engaged in investigative work for numerous high profile clients and came well recommended. Track the case as he and one of the victims unearth the facts, become enamored with each other and commit a kidnapping themselves. With the lives of the hostages at stake, over 200 million dollars in ransom and an surprise motive the story will keep you on the edge of your seat till the end.< Less
Democracy, an American novel By Henry Adams
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 – March 27, 1918) was... More > an American historian and member of the Adams political family, being descended from two U.S. Presidents.As a young Harvard graduate, he was secretary to his father, Charles Francis Adams, Abraham Lincoln’s ambassador in London, a posting that had much influence on the younger man, both through experience of wartime diplomacy and absorption in English culture, especially the works of John Stuart Mill. Excerpt from:< Less
The Absentee By Maria Edgeworth
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The Absentee is a novel by Maria Edgeworth, published in 1812 in Tales of Fashionable Life, that expresses the systemic evils of the absentee landlord class of Anglo-Irish and the desperate condition... More > of the Irish peasantry.Just before coming of age, Lord Colambre, the sensitive hero of the novel, finds that his mother Lady Clonbrony's attempts to buy her way into the high society of London are only ridiculed, while his father, Lord Clonbrony, is in serious debt as a result of his wife's lifestyle. His mother wishes him to marry an heiress, Miss Broadhurst, who is a friend of Grace Nugent. However, Colambre has already fallen in love with his cousin, Grace Nugent, who lives with the family as a companion to Lady Clonbrony. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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