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Shanghai Story: A WWII Drama Trilogy Book One
by Alexa Kang

Language

English

Pages

490

Publication Date

May 18, 2018

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<b>A WWII saga in the heart of the world's most decadent city in 1936. Enter the Paris of the East, where one man and one woman strive to hold on to their dreams as the Communists rise and the shadow of Japan closes in.</b><br /><br /><hr /><br />His country stood on the verge of a new beginning and the gate of hell. The Kuomintang promises the dawn of democracy, but the Communists threaten civil war while Japan's unbridled ambitions loom.<br /><br />All Clark Yuan wants is to see his fellow countrymen's lives improve. He joins the KMT, hoping to play his part to make China a better place. He vows to Eden, the beautiful Jewish girl he admires from afar, Shanghai would be her forever home.<br /><br />But power and money are at stake. The line of good and evil shifts. To achieve his ends, he must bargain with the devils. How much of his soul would he sacrifice to reach the greater good?<br /><br /> *<br /><br />Fleeing the rise of the Nazis, Eden Levine came with her family to Shanghai, hoping to build a new life.<br /><br />The dazzling city made her swoon. From the pinnacle of luxury, big band jazz, to a safe haven for Jewish refugees, the country that turns no one away is the beacon of hope. But behind the glitz and glamour, the darkness of human nature lurks.<br /><br />A heinous crime shocks the international community. <br /><br />Would she defend an innocent Nazi soldier and risk the ire of her own people? With only her new friend Clark by her side, could she defy the clutch of racial strife to see justice prevail?<br /><br /><b><i>"I dream of a day when all nations' flags would fly in unity of peace. I dream of a world where no law or human divide would stop two people from falling in love."</i></b><br /><br />- - -<br /><br />From the author of the <i>Rose of Anzio</i> series, don't miss this sweeping WWII tale of love, loss, and hope during one of the world's darkest hours.<br /><br />*** <i>One of Hidden Gems' Best Books of 2018</i><p><br />*** <i>Third place winner of the Asian Book Blog's Book of the Year of the Dog 2018</i></p>
Depraved
by Bella J

Language

English

Pages

252

Publication Date

July 17, 2019

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Obsession. It鈥檚 an ugly thing. <br /><br />It consumes you. Controls you. Dictates your every move.<br /><br />You can try to fight it, try to resist. But its stronger than you. It always wins. <br /><br />The day I first saw her, obsession took root inside me. Suddenly there was nothing else. Just her. <br /><br />My obsession left me no choice. I had to have her. <br /><br />No matter the cost.<br />No matter the risk.<br />In the end she will be mine. <br /><br />Until then鈥 wait. <br /><br /><br />*DEPRAVED is a dark MC Romance with scenes that might offend sensitive readers*
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Offici...
by , John Tiffany

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

July 25, 2017

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<p><b>The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</b></p><p>It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.</p><p>While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.</p><p>The playscript for <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child </i>was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatregoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.</p><p>This definitive and final playscript updates the 'special rehearsal edition' with the conclusive and final dialogue from the play, which has subtly changed since its rehearsals, as well as a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne, who share stories and insights about reading playscripts. This edition also includes useful background information including the Potter family tree and a timeline of events from the Wizarding World prior to the beginning of <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>.</p>
The Hangman (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel)
by Louise Penny

Language

English

Pages

96

Publication Date

October 24, 2011

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On a cold November morning, a jogger runs through the woods in the peaceful Quebec village of Three Pines. On his run, he finds a dead man hanging from a tree.<br />The dead man was a guest at the local Inn and Spa. He might have been looking for peace and quiet, but something else found him. Something horrible.<br />Did the man take his own life? Or was he murdered? Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the crime scene. As Gamache follows the trail of clues, he opens a door into the past. And he learns the true reason why the man came to Three Pines.<br />This book is a quick and easy read for people on the go.
Lovers in the Fog
by Hamlet Sarkissian

Language

English

Pages

244

Publication Date

March 24, 2019

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LOVERS IN THE FOG<br />A novel by Hamlet Sarkissian<br /><br />Set in the late 80s, LOVERS IN THE FOG opens with ex-human rights attorney Luke Forsyth embarking on a solo drive up the east coast of the United States to rendezvous with the love of his life, a mystery woman who went missing a decade before. As his obsessive journey unfolds, the foggy road provides Luke with an empty canvas upon which he paints his memories, desires and deepest fears. His old love affair, his young family, his efforts to extricate dissidents from Gorbachev鈥檚 Russia, his run-ins with the KGB are vividly recounted and parsed in order to filter truth from reality. A life-changing revelation awaits Luke at the end of his trip.<br />"A new, fresh and unique voice, Hamlet Sarkissian explores the human condition in the best traditions of modern existentialist literature, allowing his charismatic characters to shine through with heroism, despite their tragic circumstances. Love, politics, morality, collectivism and individualism are all fair game in this timely and profound novel.鈥?lt;br /> <br />- American TV actor, producer and director, David Boreanaz, known for his roles of vampire-turned-private investigator 鈥淎ngel鈥?on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, FBI Special Agent 鈥淪eeley Booth鈥?on the comedy-drama series Bones and 鈥淛ason Hayes鈥?in the military drama series, SEAL Team.<br /> <br />鈥淟OVERS IN THE FOG is a terrific journey! Seemingly ripped from the headlines, it keeps you on the edge of your seat. And with its visual style, the book is aching to be a movie. Bravo, Mr. Sarkissian!鈥?lt;br /> <br />- Cult indie filmmaker Larry Cohen, subject of the recent documentary King Cohen, creator of 鈥淭he Invaders鈥?and 鈥淏randed鈥?TV series, director of ground-breaking films Bone, Black Caesar, It鈥檚 Alive and The Stuff, screenwriter for major studio films like Phone Booth and Cellular.<br />
Bet Me Then Beg Me: a flirty, fun, sexy HEA romantic comedy (Che...
by Cady Gilmore

Language

English

Pages

194

Publication Date

July 31, 2019

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<b> People say my lady bits are the happiest ones in Cherry Valley...</b><br /><br />I wouldn't disagree.<br /><br />See, I'm the biggest flirt in this small town, and I make no apologies for dishing out hot stuff...<br /><br />And I'm not just talking about the delicious food I serve at my family's diner!<br /><br />There's only one guy around who isn't getting any of what Grace Milton has on the menu--<br /><br />And that's because Deputy Jesse Herrera is on my no-go list. He already had his chance, and things didn't end with, shall we say...<br /><br />A cherry on top of the creamy sundae?<br /><br />Everyone in town LOVES to poke fun at our notoriously busted romance, so I do everything I can to avoid Jesse. But then we're both asked to recruit singletons for a dating auction during the Cherry Festival, and things come to a...head.<br /><br />This isn't just a battle of the sexes here -- it's the battle of the EXES, and when we up the stakes with a bet, I'm not going to let Jesse get the best of me.<br /><br />Even if my lady bits tingle every time he gets near...<br /><br /><i><b>Bet Me Then Beg Me</b> is the fourth full-length (See what I did there?) book in the Cherry Valley series!</i><br /><br /><i>Just FYI: This novel includes the first chapter of the next book in the series, <b>The Big Bliss</b>.</i><br /><br /><i>(Note: This story was previously published as Delicious, by Clover Hart.)</i><br /><br />Here's the entire Cherry Valley series in order:<br /><br />* "Flirty Fake Boyfriend" (a Cherry Valley prequel available if you subscribe to my newsletter)<br />* Dare To Do Me (Cherry Valley Book 1)<br />* Naughty Naughty Nerd (Cherry Valley Book 2)<br />* Hot for a Hero (Cherry Valley Book 3)<br />* Bet Me Then Beg Me (Cherry Valley Book 4)<br />* The Big Bliss (Cherry Valley Book 5)<br /><br />Enjoy!
Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott

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English

Pages

503

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. Then there鈥檚 tomboy Jo who longs to be a writer. Sweet-natured Beth always puts others first, and finally there鈥檚 Amy, the youngest and most precocious. Together they are the March sisters. Even though money is short, times are tough and their father is away at war, their infectious sense of fun sweeps everyone up in their adventures 鈥?including Laurie, the boy next door. And through sisterly squabbles, their happy times and sad ones too, the sisters discover that growing up is sometimes very hard to do.<br />Based on Louisa May Alcott鈥檚 childhood, this lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers.<br /><br />A wonderful story... As a child, I strongly identified with Jo because she is a writer. 鈥擩acqueline Wilson<br />The American female myth. 鈥擬adelon Bedell<br />It is an essential American novel, perhaps the essential American novel for girls鈥?Girls come to it on their own. 鈥擩ane Smiley<br />In 鈥淟ittle Women鈥? Alcott anticipated realism by twenty or thirty years. 鈥擥. K. Chesterton
50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol: 1
by , Victor Hugo

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English

Pages

12348

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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This 1st volume contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors鈥?last names:<br /><br />Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women<br />Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice<br />Austen, Jane: Emma<br />Balzac, Honor茅 de: Father Goriot<br />Barbusse, Henri: The Inferno<br />Bront毛, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall<br />Bront毛, Charlotte: Jane Eyre<br />Bront毛, Emily: Wuthering Heights<br />Burroughs, Edgar Rice: Tarzan of the Apes<br />Butler, Samuel: The Way of All Flesh<br />Carroll, Lewis: Alice鈥檚 Adventures in Wonderland<br />Cather, Willa: My 脕ntonia<br />Cervantes, Miguel de: Don Quixote<br />Chopin, Kate: The Awakening<br />Cleland, John: Fanny Hill<br />Collins, Wilkie: The Moonstone<br />Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness<br />Conrad, Joseph: Nostromo<br />Cooper, James Fenimore: The Last of the Mohicans<br />Crane, Stephen: The Red Badge of Courage<br />Cummings, E. E.: The Enormous Room<br />Defoe, Daniel: Robinson Crusoe<br />Defoe, Daniel: Moll Flanders<br />Dickens, Charles: Bleak House<br />Dickens, Charles: Great Expectations<br />Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: Crime and Punishment<br />Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: The Idiot<br />Doyle, Arthur Conan: The Hound of the Baskervilles<br />Dreiser, Theodore: Sister Carrie<br />Dumas, Alexandre: The Three Musketeers<br />Dumas, Alexandre: The Count of Monte Cristo<br />Eliot, George: Middlemarch<br />Fielding, Henry: Tom Jones<br />Flaubert, Gustave: Madame Bovary<br />Flaubert, Gustave: Sentimental Education<br />Ford, Ford Madox: The Good Soldier<br />Forster, E. M.: A Room With a View<br />Forster, E. M.: Howards End<br />Gaskell, Elizabeth: North and South<br />Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von: The Sorrows of Young Werther<br />Gogol, Nikolai: Dead Souls<br />Gorky, Maxim: The Mother<br />Haggard, H. Rider: King Solomon鈥檚 Mines<br />Hardy, Thomas: Tess of the D鈥橴rbervilles<br />Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter<br />Homer: The Odyssey<br />Hugo, Victor: The Hunchback of Notre Dame<br />Hugo, Victor: Les Mis茅rables<br />Huxley, Aldous: Crome Yellow<br />James, Henry: The Portrait of a Lady
The Crucible
by Arthur Miller

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English

Pages

99

Publication Date

March 25, 2003

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<b>A haunting examination of groupthink and mass hysteria in a rural community</b><br />聽<br />The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft鈥攁nd then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village.<br /><br />First produced in 1953, at a time when America was convulsed by a new epidemic of witch-hunting, <i>The Crucible</i> brilliantly explores the threshold between individual guilt and mass hysteria, personal spite and collective evil. It is a play that is not only relentlessly suspenseful and vastly moving but that compels readers to fathom their hearts and consciences in ways that only the greatest theater ever can.<br /><br />"A drama of emotional power and impact" 鈥?lt;i>New York Post</i>
Sara's Game: A Psychological Thriller (The Sara Winthrop Series B...
by Ernie Lindsey

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English

Pages

263

Publication Date

March 10, 2014

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<p><em><strong>She's never played a game like this before...</em></strong></p><p>Two years ago, Sara's husband left for the gym one morning...<strong>and never came back</strong>.</p><p>His car was found. <strong>He wasn't</strong>.</p><p>Unbelievably, the police report said, "No foul play suspected." There were a few unreliable sightings over the following months, but little else.</p><p>Now, on the last day before summer break, her three children have gone missing from their schools, <strong>all at the same time</strong>.</p><p>And the note under her windshield wiper asks one cryptic question: <strong>Are you ready to play the game?</strong></p><br /><p></p><h3>Reader Note - <i>Sara's Game: A Psychological Thriller</i> is a USA Today best seller, was previously #2 on the Kindle books best sellers list on all of Amazon, and has been downloaded over <i>half a million times</i> worldwide. Grab a copy today and begin your nail-biting adventures with Sara. (This title and the other psychological thrillers in the series are also available as Kindle Unlimited free books.)<br /></h3><p></p>

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