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Late Victorian Gothic Tales (Oxford World's Classics)

The Victorian fin de siecle has many institutions: the period of Decadence, The Yellow Book, the recent girl, the scandalous Oscar Wilde, the Empire on which the solar by no means set. This heady brew was once stuck nowhere higher than within the revival of the Gothic story within the overdue Victorian age, the place the undead walked and evil curses, foul homicide, doomed inheritance and sexual threat performed at the stretched nerves of the hot mass readerships. This anthology collects jointly essentially the most recognized examples of the Gothic story within the Nineties, with tales by way of Arthur Conan Doyle, Vernon Lee, Henry James and Arthur Machen, in addition to a few lesser recognized but beautifully chilling stories from the period. The creation explores the numerous purposes for the Gothic revival, and the way it spoke to the anxieties of the moment.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from worldwide. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of different worthy good points, together with specialist introductions via best professionals, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional research, and lots more and plenty more.

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Please Forgive Me

By Melissa Hill

I discovered a Calibre switched over ePub of this publication that used to be only a mess. This add is that conversion after a number of hours of enhancing the .xhtml documents to make it absolutely equipped and readable and beautiful on the subject of retail caliber if now not greater in a few regards. Enjoy!

Leonie used to be in love and engaged. yet now she has fled her cherished Dublin to begin back - someplace nobody is aware her or the key she's working from. Settling in to her new domestic in a single of San Francisco’s well-known Victorian homes, she occurs upon a package deal of affection letters, all written by means of a guy known as Nathan to an unknown girl, and all intriguingly finishing with an identical 3 phrases 'Please forgive me'. Moved by means of Nathan's heartfelt phrases, Leonie units out to discover the secret in the back of the couple and what went mistaken among them. If she reunites the letters with their rightful proprietor, may the affection of Nathan's existence locate it in her center to forgive him? And alongside the best way, Leonie may well simply get to the bottom of a couple of forgiveness problems with her personal

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The Lady and the Mountain Fire (Mountain Dreams Series Book 3)

By Misty M. Beller

A Christian historic Romance Novel

Claire Sullivan has a smooth spot for supporting these in want. So while her widowed grandmother turns into blind, Claire is set to go back and forth to the Montana Territory to take care of her. yet she by no means imagined the rustic will be so wild in comparison to her North Carolina domestic. Even the neighborhood healthcare professional does not appear to have a sort bone in his physique.

Doctor Bryan Donaghue has labored day and evening for 2 years to assist the folks of this wild Montana mining city. yet regardless of how difficult he pushes, his efforts do not appear to make a distinction within the caliber of the townspeople's lives. Even the sassy granddaughter of the blind widow will not heed his instructions.

But while catastrophe moves their tough mining urban, Bryan's force to assist can have taken him too some distance. Can Claire triumph over her inner most fears to save lots of the fellow she's come to like?

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Hush

By Micalea Smeltzer

Siva and Sloane. not likely humans introduced jointly by means of a tragedy. He’s moody and darkish. She’s friendly and light-weight. yet there's an indisputable appeal among the 2 regardless of the numerous hindrances that stand of their method. Sloane Campbell is an American, residing in London as a reporter for a star newspaper, together with her boyfriend Devak. Sloane believes she loves Dev. but if he dies and she or he meets his older brother, Siva, for the 1st time she starts to determine what real love is. real love is the type that scares you, hurts you, and messes along with your brain. real love is if you will take a bullet to avoid wasting the opposite individual. Siva Kapur is an indignant, spiteful, moody, smug, businessman until eventually the day he meets Sloane. He can’t get her off his brain. He tracks her down, rescuing her from his jerk of a father who has simply given her an eviction observe, and proposes that she stay with him in the mean time… Or till he can persuade her that real love lies with him. He will also take a bullet for it.

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Sword-Singer (Tiger and Del)

By Jennifer Roberson

Sword-Singer once more unites Del and Tiger--she one of the maximum of Northern sword masters, he a Southron warrior of mythical skills--on a brand new and threatening trip into the North, to where of Swords, the place Del needs to undergo trial-by-combat for the slaying of her sword-master.

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Kissed at Midnight

By Samantha Holt

August Avery, a popular civil engineer, has discovered himself the only real custodian of his cousin’s six month outdated daughter and he wishes assistance—fast. He is aware easy methods to construct railways, to build bridges and to save lots of the railway tycoons millions of kilos. He doesn’t comprehend, notwithstanding, how you can deal with a child

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When Ivy Davis turns up at his door trying to find paintings, he believes his prayers are responded. If in simple terms the unique, exuberant younger girl didn't turn out to be any such distraction from his busy workload.

Unsure if she is even as much as the duty of taking care of a toddler, Ivy unearths herself swayed by way of the good-looking and a little determined August into operating for him. together with her making a song occupation failing earlier than it even began and no different skills, she makes a decision taking care of a tender baby can't be so hard... surely?

But the kid may possibly become the least of her concerns. Her good-looking, brooding grasp turns out to maintain her unsleeping greater than the child. upload to that her wish to in achieving her desires of making a song on level and the machinations of the indomitable Mrs Pepperwhite who sees her as pageant for August’s hand, Ivy reveals this easy activity turning out to be more durable via the day—as does her wish for her master...

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Loose Ends

While she was once nineteen, Kate’s father, stepmother and eight-year-old sister have been killed in a mysterious motor vehicle twist of fate in South the US. the single survivor, Kate has no recollection of what occurred that poor day. yet a proposition from a stranger turns into the catalyst for a sequence of occasions that would swap Kate’s lifestyles irrevocably. in some way every thing leads again to that one dreadful day in Ecuador, and free ends that have to be resolved.

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Jackal Moon: The Moon Series

By Jeanette Battista

Melissa Marr, NTY bestselling writer of depraved stunning says "the Moon sequence is full of motion and romance, form shifters and robust heroines." Laila has been pledged to serve the jackal god, Anubis, considering she was once a baby. She desires not anything greater than to persist with within the footsteps of her father and brother and join the Keepers of Divine Order. whilst her initiation into the Keepers leads her to Miami and pits her opposed to the wereleopard Sekhmet, Laila is solid right into a sea of extended family intrigue and sour rivalries. The stakes develop even greater as soon as the rival pack of werehyenas, led through the attractive and bloodthirsty Samara, comes to a decision to put declare to the wereleopard’s territory. With the coming of Kess, the genuine wereleopard extended family chief, and her retinue of werewolves, violence threatens to erupt. Will Laila’s education and abilities be adequate to save lots of the younger werejackal and every little thing she’s labored for? The scales are prepared and Anubis awaits...

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Memorial Do Convento

By Jose Saramago

Period uma vez um rei que fez promessa de levantar um convento em Mafra. period uma vez a gente que construiu esse convento. period uma vez um soldado maneta e uma mulher que tinha poderes. period uma vez um padre que queria voar e morreu doido. period uma vez.

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