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Listen with Your Heart

By: Barbara Scott

Morgan Gable first falls for Daniel Connolly, a popular Irish tenor, when she hears him sing. Starstruck, she is consumed by thoughts of love with the handsome troubadour. Real life intrudes and Morgan must put aside her own dreams for awhile. Five years later, she and her troubadour meet again, AND fate hands her the chance to make her every wish come true. Daniel entices her into a marriage of convenience. Can she save him from the treacherous political legacy of his l...

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Homosexual Weekend

By: Rutherford McQuoib

A group of old gay, college friends get together in a rural cabin for a weekend of wine, memories, choreographed dance routines, pot roast, cookies, sex, and conflict.

Peaches finally emerged from the kitchen carrying a large platter covered by a metal cloche. "Dinner is now available for you to consume right now," he whispered airily. "I can't wait!" Rod exclaimed excitedly. "You will not have to wait for your dinner for I have it my hands in front of you," Peaches said softly. With that he lifted the cloche. The people at the table stared at the platter in shock. "Are those cookies?" Tugger said weakly. "And are...

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O možu, ki je izgubil sebe

By: Tatjana Polanc

"Bil je nadvse običajen četrtek. Meglice so si nadele turobne sive plašče. Deževalo je. V takih dneh je Pepeta navadno trgalo po starih kosteh, shujšano betico pa so mu z nadzvočno hitrostjo preletavale depresivne misli tipa mig 29." V pripovedi, ki se dogaja na tej in oni strani življenjske črte, elementi ustvarjajo svojevrstno napetost, dramatičnost, celo humornost in situacijsko komičnost.

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Woman of Honor

By: Nicole Zoltack

Aislinn of Bairdhe dreams of becoming a lady knight to honor the death of her fallen brother. To her mother's horror, King Patrick grants Aislinn's wish and she begins her long years of training. Despite the mockery of the other pages, and the disdain of Prince Caelan who also trains to be a knight, Aislinn commits herself to her dreams and embarks on a journey of self-discovery and bravery. Through the years, Aislinn and Caelan grow from sparing classmates to good frien...

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Golden Snare, The

By: James Oliver Curwood

With but two years of service in the RNMP Philip Raine finds himself somewhat unwillingly on the trail of Bram Johnson, wanted for murder and a wild, untamed and savage man who commands a pack of wolves as his brethren. But most peculiar of all is the snare which Bram had had in his posession and had somehow lost. It was a golden snare intricately woven out of the finest, most delicate flaxen hair of a woman. But what could possibly be the relationship between this half-...

Fiction, Adventure

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Robbery Under Arms

By: Rolf Boldrewood

A tale of cattle duffing, horse stealing and bushranging in the New South Wales outback with Captain Starlight. To quote the author though presented in the guise of fiction, this chronicle of the Marston family must not be set down by the reader as wholly fanciful or exaggerated. Much of the narrative is literally true, as can be verified by official records. A lifelong residence in Australia may be accepted as a guarantee for fidelity as to local colour and descriptive ...

Adventure, Fiction

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Wizard, The

By: H. Rider Haggard

Described by the author, best known for his King Solomon's Mines, as a tale of victorious faith, this story begins on a Sunday afternoon in an English church. Most of the book, though, is set in Africa, and the adventure story is as engaging as any of Haggard's African tales. What makes this one different is the religious question: What has happened to miracles in the church? Is there any power left in Jesus' promise, Whoso that believeth in me, the works that I do he sh...

Fiction, Adventure, Religion

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Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901

By: Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery was born at Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island, Canada, on November 30, 1874. She achieved international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and Canada on the world literary map. Best known for her Anne of Green Gables books, she was also a prolific writer of short stories and poetry. She published some 500 short stories and poems and twenty novels before her death in 1942. The Project Gutenberg collection of her short stor...

Fiction, Romance, Teen/Young adult, Short stories, Sea stories

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To the Last Man

By: Zane Grey

The story follows an ancient feud between two frontier families that is inflamed when one of the families takes up cattle rustling. The ranchers are led by Jean Isbel and, on the other side, Lee Jorth and his band of cattle rustlers. In the grip of a relentless code of loyalty to their own people, they fight the war of the Tonto Basin, desperately, doggedly, to the last man, neither side seeing the futility of it until it is too late. And in this volatile environment, yo...

Adventure, Fiction, Romance, Westerns

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Antiquary, The

By: Sir Walter Scott

Illegitimacy, false identity, and bankruptcy are the major elements of Sir Walter Scott's 1816 novel, The Antiquary. Set in the period of the French Revolution, the novel's hero, Lovel, struggles to gain repute and the hand of his beloved despite his uncertain parentage. During these pursuits, he befriends the title's antiquary, Johnathan Oldbuck, who finds Lovel a captive audience to his scholarly studies and a tragic likeness to his own disappointments in love. Readers...

Fiction, Romance

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David Copperfield (NL vertaling)

By: Charles Dickens

David Copperfield is een roman van Charles Dickens uit 1850. Zoals in vroeger eeuwen tamelijk gebruikelijk was, had het boek in werkelijkheid een lange titel: The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (which he never meant to be published on any account). Zoals de meeste van de boeken van Dickens verscheen het eerst als feuilleton; in dit geval in de periode 1848-1850. In dit boek komen nogal wat...

Fiction, Adventure, Romance, Literature

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Hidden Places, The

By: Bertrand Sinclair

Hollister, returning home from the war physically scarred but otherwise healthy and intact, finds life difficult among society, and so chooses to roam about a bit seeking a future for himself. He eventually leads himself to a remote area in British Columbia, which begins the tale of the next phase of his life; a life which becomes far richer in totality than he would have imagined in his old unwelcoming haunts. A life among the hidden places. (Summary by Roger Melin)

Fiction, Romance

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Country Beyond, The

By: James Oliver Curwood

The Country Beyond, subtitled A Romance In the Wilderness, is a story of Jolly Roger McKay, an outcast on the run from the law; Nada, the girl he falls in love with; and Peter, the devoted mixed-breed dog who links the two together as no human could, as action, adventure, and romance take them through the Northwest Canadian wilderness in search of The Country Beyond. (Summary by Roger Melin)

Adventure, Romance

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Camille

By: Alexandre (fils) Dumas ; Edmund Gosse

The Lady of the Camellias (French: La Dame aux camélias) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in 1848, that was subsequently adapted for the stage. The Lady of the Camellias premiered at the Theatre de Vaudeville in Paris, France on February 2, 1852. An instant success, Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about to put the story to music. His work became the 1853 opera La Traviata with the female protagonist Marguerite Gautier renamed Violetta Valéry. In the En...

Fiction, Romance

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Don Quixote - Vol. 2

By: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Don Quixote is an early novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story in the character of the Morisco historian, Cide Hamete Benengeli, whom he claims to have hired to translate the story from an Arabic manuscript he found in Toledo's bedraggled old Jewish quarter. The protagonist, Alonso Quixano, is a minor landowner who has read so many stories of chivalry that he descends into fantasy and becomes convi...

Adventure, Fiction, Literature

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Innocents, A Story for Lovers, The

By: Sinclair Lewis

“Mr. and Mrs. Seth Appleby were almost old. They called each other 'Father' and 'Mother.' But frequently they were guilty of holding hands, or of cuddling together in corners, and Father was a person of stubborn youthfulness.” It is only by subterfuge that Seth is able every year to obtain his two week's vacation from the shoe store, and they are off to the farm-house of Uncle Joe Tubbs on Cape Cod. But this year the vacation turns into a full blown scheme to open a coun...

Fiction, Romance

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Black Star, The

By: Johnston McCulley

The Black Star was a master criminal who took great care to never be identifiable, always wore a mask so nobody knew what he looked like, rarely spoke to keep his voice from being recognized, and the only mark left at the scenes of the crimes which he and his gang committed were small black stars which were tacked as a sign of their presence, and an occasional sarcastic note to signify his presence and responsibility. Even those who worked for him knew nothing of him, al...

Adventure, Fiction, Mystery

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John Dene of Toronto; a Comedy of Whitehall

By: Herbert George Jenkins

John Dene comes to England with a great invention, and the intention of gingering-up the Admiralty. His directness and unconventional methods bewilder and embarrass the officials at Whitehall, where, according to him, most of the jobs are held by those whose great-grandfathers had a pleasant way of saying how-do-you-do to a prince. Suddenly John Dene disappears, and the whole civilised world is amazed at an offer of £20,000 for news of him. Scotland Yard is disorganised ...

Fiction, Adventure, Mystery, Satire, Romance

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Mysterious Island, The (version 2)

By: Jules Verne

The book tells the adventures of five Americans on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. The story begins in the American Civil War, during the siege of Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America. As famine and death ravage the city, five northern prisoners of war decide to escape by the unusual means of hijacking a balloon. The five are Cyrus Smith, a railroad engineer in the Union army (named Cyrus Harding in some English translations); hi...

Fiction, Adventure

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Christina

By: L. G. Moberly

Christina is a story of two people: Christina, a strong young and poor woman who searches for work and finds more than she bargained for, and Rupert, a middle class man who is pressured to marry and settle down. These 2 people meet frequently and start to confide in each other. But can they really help one another put their wounds from the past to rest and start a new life? And will their new life include one another? Lucy Gertrude Moberly was an English popular novelist...

Romance, Fiction

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