Henry James OM (15 April 1843 – 28 February 1916) was an American-British author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language. In this book, we have collected James 11 best novels : The turn of the screw (a movie adaptation this year) The American The Portrait of a lady The Golden bowl The Aspern papers What Maisie knew Daisy Miller The Bostonians The Ambassadors Wings of the dove Washington Square A well-formatted, easy-to-read book, suitable for any e-reader, tablet or computer. The reader will go from one novel to another one, one section to another one as quick as possible. James detailed biography is also included in this edition.
Long before Sherlock Holmes, six sleuths on either side of the Atlantic thrilled readers of early crime fiction - Inspector Bucket, C. Augustine Dupin, Amelia Butterworth, Sergeant Cuff, Loveday Brooke and Lady Molly of Scotland Yard. Here they all are, together in one impressive collection of 24 novellas, two novels and 190 original illustrations. Six crime fighters who paved the way for Holmes, Watson et al. An extraordinary anthology from six Masters of Mystery including Edgar Allan Poe and Wilkie Collins. Included in this awesome 4,000 page plus collection: *Inspector Bucket in ‘Bleak House’ by Charles Dickens. *C. Augustine Dupin is the star of the ‘C. Augustine Dupin Collection – The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Murder of Roger Marie and The Purloined Letter’ by Edgar Allan Poe. *Sergeant Cuff appears in ‘The Moonstone – Special Edition’ by Wilkie Collins. *Lady Molly of Scotland Yard. All 12 Titles featuring Baroness Orczy’s intrepid sleuth of Inverness, Scotland are included here: The Ninescore Mystery, The Frewin Miniatures, The Irish Tweed Coat, The Fordwych Castle Mystery, A Day’s Folly, A Castle In Brittany, A Christmas Tragedy, The Bag of Sand, The Man in the Inverness Cape, The Woman in the Big Hat, Sir Jeremiah’s Will and The End. *Loveday Brooke - The popular female detective created by C. L. Pirkis appeared in six stories in Ludgate Magazine in the 1890s. All six mysteries are included here: THE BLACK BAG LEFT ON A DOOR-STEP, THE REDHILL SISTERHOOD, A PRINCESS"S VENGEANCE, DRAWN DAGGERS, THE GHOST OF FOUNTAIN LANE and MISSING! *Amelia Butterworth solves crimes in a trilogy by Anna Katharine Greene - ‘That Affair Next Door,’ ‘Lost Man’s Lane’ and ‘The Circular Study.’
Horror is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers by inducing feelings of horror and terror. It shocks, or even frightens the reader, or perhaps induces a feeling of repulsion or loathing. It creates an eerie and frightening atmosphere. Horror is frequently supernatural, though it might also be non-supernatural. Often the central menace of a work of horror fiction can be interpreted as a metaphor for the larger fears of a society. This book is a special collection of best horror novels of all time. Plunge into this frightening atmosphere in order to release your fear. Here they are : CARMILLA by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu CURIOUS, IF TRUE: STRANGE TALES by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell DRACULA by Bram Stoker FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE by Robert Louis Stevenson THE BURIAL OF THE RATS by Bram Stoker THE DUNWICH HORROR by Howard Phillips Lovecraft THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIES by Algernon Blackwood THE GREAT GOD PAN by Arthur Machen THE HOUSE OF THE VAMPIRE by George Sylvester Viereck THE KING IN YELLOW by Robert William Chambers THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by Washington Irving THE MAGICIAN by W. Somerset Maugham THE METAMORPHOSIS by Franz Kafka THE NIGHT LAND by William Hope Hodgson THE RAVEN by Edgar Allan Poe THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME by Howard Phillips Lovecraft THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allan Poe THE VAMPIRE MAID by Hume Nisbet THE YELLOW WALLPAPER by Charlotte Perkins Gilman A well-formatted, easy-to-read book suitable for any e-reader, tablet or computer. The reader will go from one section to another one as quick as possible.
The Wilkie Collins Collection presents four of the best titles by the Victorian master novelist - The Moonstone, No Name, The Woman In White and After Dark.
The Wilkie Collins Collection presents four of the best titles by the Victorian master novelist - The Moonstone, No Name, The Woman In White and After Dark.
Arthur Conan Doyle’s master criminologist Sherlock Holmes continues to delight readers around the world more than a century after he first appeared in print (in 1887’s A Study in Scarlet). The digital age has only increased his popularity: amid the onslaught of contemporary crime fiction there is something reassuring about the classic one volume set of the complete Sherlock Holmes. In Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection you will find all four Sherlock Holmes novels - A Study In Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Valley of Fear - as well as the short story collections The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Return of Sherlock Holmes and His Last Bow - Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes.
This is the only edition that comes with Professional Formatting and with several Table of Contents for easy accessibility. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the eBook) lists the titles along with the chapters of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you will also find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work as well. You can access the third table of contents from the menu bar of your reading app. The Father Brown Mysteries fall into the category of mystery fiction or crime fiction. They follow the simple pattern of some mysterious death or crime that needs to be solved. There will be a variety of different suspects that each carry different motives and as a reader you will try and work out the truth along with the detective on the case. The central character must always be the detective and so you can relate to the character and it is only possible for you to know what he knows during the story. WHATS INCLUDED: The Innocence of Father Brown: The Blue Cross The Secret Garden The Queer Feet The Flying Stars The Invisible Man The Honour of Israel Gow The Wrong Shape The Sins of Prince Saradine The Hammer of God The Eye of Apollo The Sign of the Broken Sword The Three Tools of Death The Wisdom of Father Brown: The Absence of Mr Glass The Paradise of Thieves The Duel of Dr Hirsch The Man in the Passage The Mistake of the Machine The Head of Caesar The Purple Wig The Perishing of the Pendragons The God of the Gongs The Salad of Colonel Cray The Strange Crime of John Boulnois The Fairy Tale of Father Brown The Incredulity of Father Brown: The Resurrection of Father Brown The Arrow of Heaven The Oracle of the Dog The Miracle of Moon Crescent The Curse of the Golden Cross The Dagger with Wings The Doom of the Darnaways The Ghost of Gideon Wise The Secret of Father Brown: The Secret of Father Brown The Mirror of the Magistrate The Man With Two Beards The Song of the Flying Fish The Actor and the Alibi The Vanishing of Vaudrey The Worst Crime in the World The Red Moon of Meru The Chief Mourner of Marne The Secret of Flambeau The Scandal of Father Brown: The Scandal of Father Brown The Quick One The Blast of the Book The Green Man The Pursuit of Mr Blue The Crime of the Communist The Point of a Pin The Insoluble Problem The Vampire of the Village Uncollected Stories: The Donnington Affair The Mask of Midas The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes This version has been optimized for readability and includes: BEAUTIFUL FORMATTING There is plenty of white-space which makes reading easy on the eyes. FULLY FEATURED TABLE OF CONTENTS The full Table of Contents appears at the beginning of the book and can be accessed through the MENU or GO TO button. EPUBCHECK The book successfully passes EpubCheck, developed by the IDPF. The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) is the global trade and standards organization dedicated to the development and promotion of electronic publishing and content consumption.
A digital boxed set of the first eight, complete Morelville Mysteries featuring Sheriff Melissa 'Mel' Crane and Special Agent Dana Rossi. You get:Book 1: Relic – Cases collide for two star crossed ladies of law enforcement!Customs Special Agent Dana Rossi spends life on the road, moving from one case to another until one day when runs run right into the path of Sheriff Mel Crane. The feisty, sexy butch cop is as determined to uncover a counterfeiting ring in her county as Agent Rossi is to find and stop a ring of smugglers bringing high end designer knock-offs into the states.Book 2: Busy Bees – Romance and Murder Mix Special Agent Dana Rossi is down but not out after being shot and seriously injured during her previous assignment. Will romance blossom or will sparks fly when she agrees to shack up in Morelville with the beautiful butch Sheriff Melissa ‘Mel’ Crane and her extended family while she recovers?Book 3: Dana’s Dilemma – Elections and Old Loves Combine with Deadly Results What happens when Mel runs for Sheriff, an Amish girl runs away from home and Dana runs – er, limps - for cover? Can anything else possibly go wrong for these two ladies of law enforcement? Sure it can…and it will!Book 4: Hitched and Tied – Mel and Dana attempt to bring their growing relationship full circle but family, duty and family duties all conspire to get in the way. A victim with close ties to the Cranes escapes a deadly assault with his life only to die from his injuries minutes later. Mel has few clues to find the fighter turned murderer and the further she goes with her investigation, the more the situation deteriorates. Meanwhile, Dana’s trying to plan their wedding but the family is resisting both her efforts and the wishes of the couple while focusing more on her sister and her traditional relationship. Book 5: Viva Mama Rossi! - A delayed honeymoon getaway takes a deadly turn for newlyweds Mel and Dana; meanwhile, two meddling mothers won't let sleeping fisherman lie.Does an unsolved shooting death far away from Morelville have local ties? Did a fisherman really drown or was there something more sinister afloat? Book 6: A Crane Christmas - Is it the Christmas season or the ‘silly season’?All Sheriff Mel wants to do is close out the year and spend a joyful first Christmas with Dana and with their extended families. She’s even hired a new detective, Janet Mason, to ease some of the work load for her and her only other detective, Shane Harding. Things were shaping up great for her and Dana for a relaxing holiday season. Too bad it just wasn’t meant to be… Book 7: Mad for Mel Rival gangs will stop at nothing to gain sole control of the drug trade in Muskingum County and they’ve picked Valentine’s week to create a firestorm of murder and mayhem as they battle each other for supremacy. Sheriff Mel Crane is blindsided by looting, murdering and marauding bikers at a time of year when most Harley’s are tucked safely away from the effects of Ohio winters that come rife with snow and ice. They’re rolling out, they’re out of control and she can’t stop them. Book 8: Hannah’s Hope: A young mother with a troubled past seeks help from Mel and Dana but is their effort to assist her too little, too late?Hannah Yoder appears on Dana and Mel’s doorstep late one night with her teenage friend Katie and Katie’s newborn baby in tow. The girl and child are in trouble and have no place else to go. Dana and Mel offer refuge for the night and a firm promise to talk about the future. Plans are barely made when first one mysterious tragedy strikes and then another.
Meet Anissa Ghalib, a young doctor, possessing a strong, kind and confident character. She's a known beauty and has a very high moral sense and regard. For her, family is everything and she would do anything to protect her family. Shehryaar Ghulari, the cold and ruthless leader of the country's most dangerous Mafia; He's a powerful man who gets anything he wants. He's cold, brutal and absolutely inhuman, a borderline psychopath. For him, morals and ethics hold no meaning, Family is nothing. He rules with tyranny and loves every bit of it. What will happen when the country's most powerful and dangerous man becomes indebted to a certain doctor? It starts with a twisted malice, hatred, murder,politics, darkness, sacrifice and love.
This is a box set or bundle of several books in the fantasy, contemporary, horror, mystery, and romance genre, just for some variety. You’ll get the following volumes: Fantasy book 1: Dreamy fantasy stories have actually been a trend. They’ve inspired millions. As opposed to the lengthy novels, these stories are short but cut to the chase in an instant. Fantasy book 2: Take yourself to a random realm where impossible things become possible. Dare to dream and imagine things that couldn’t exist in our present existence. In this fantasy anthology, some young heroes as well as heroines come around in these epic stories; they locate clues and handle challenges, enchanting or mundane, in this action-packed urban dream anthology. Contemporary: All of them evolve around themes you may be familiar with in your own life. In a fictional setting, these issues come to light to help you think and enjoy the entertainment value of it at the same time. Such issues include: - Rebellion, pop-culture, being different, and dealing with special gifts. - Loneliness, being an orphan, and being rejected. - Becoming extremely wealthy, famous, or talented. - Sexual themes related to the law of attraction and the importance of it in someone"s life. Horror: This anthology of short stories contains many different elements readers of the horror and mystery genre will enjoy, such as: - Time travel and playing around with the change of events. - Zombies and outbreaks of the undead in apocalyptic scenarios. - Survival in times when things get tough. - Ghosts and the appearance of those from the other side to warn and scare their victims. Mystery: Entertain yourself by reading or listening to these short stories that all contain one or more secrets: A murder, a theft, a hidden identity, or some mystical disappearance. Dive beneath the world of lies and spark your curiosity as you keep reading and satisfy your cravings for closure. These stories contain elements such as: - The search for magical items that could instantly change a person’s life. - Vanishing items that need to be retrieved. - Detective searches for perpetrators and suspects. - Misleading tricks from double-agents to get to the bottom of a con. - Murder mysteries with motives, who-done-it settings, lies, and cover-ups. - Conspiracies and hidden agendas. - A werewolf and the puzzle of figuring out who it is. - Unexpected plot twists about presumptions of labelling certain parties as the good guys or the bad guys. - Police investigations and car chases. - Magical and supernatural powers and intricate disasters. - And so much more! Romance: While reading through several short stories, you will come across a series of emotions, highlights, and communication differences that will set these tales apart from others, still allowing you to bask of the generous light of the genre you are attached to. Such highlights and happenings include things like: - Arguing, resisting, kissing, and making up. - Marriage proposals, and the entire game leading towards that special moment. - Princesses in castles who don’t feel like they get what they deserve. - Vampires and their peculiar dealings with actual human beings. - Perspectives from males and females who experience the same occurrence but feel differently about it. - Cross-cultural relationships and particular feelings attached to them.