The lives of a family of four, two of whom have nervous disabilities, one with nervous and physical disabilities, and one possibly normal. The tragedy of their lives in work and social situations. Black humor is used to counteract the horror of their situation....
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 141 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
An ode to love, loss, and literatureFrom the moment he sees her, he is deep in love. It's her accent, and her gentle laugh, and her lightly-bronzed skin that has been kissed by the sun of distant Spanish beaches. She is a woman worth chasing. A woman worth winning, no matter what the risk.In The Girl From Tenerife, Schaffer not only demonstrates how much he's grown as a story-teller, but it is a stunningly beautiful tribute to the authors he admires. The book bleeds literature, from the narrator's kindly uncle named Zafon (A clear nod to novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafon) to arguments that he has with the postcards of famous authors pinned to his living room wall. In the book, the ghost of Ernest Hemingway parades around, carrying his heavyweight championship belt draped over his shoulder, mockin...
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, United States, Romance, Contemporary, Biographical, Family Life, Metaphysical, Literary, American, Coming of Age
Size: 342 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
A panoramic and epic novel in the grand romantic style, PUSH NOT THE RIVER is the rich story of Poland in the late 1700s--a time of heartache and turmoil as the country's once peaceful people are being torn apart by neighboring countries and divided loyalties. It is then, at the young and vulnerable age of seventeen, when Lady Anna Maria Berezowska loses both of her parents and must leave the only home she has ever known.
With Empress Catherine's Russian armies streaming in to take their spoils, Anna is quickly thrust into a world of love and hate, loyalty and deceit, patriotism and treason, life and death. Even kind Aunt Stella, Anna's new guardian who soon comes to personify Poland's courage and spirit, can't protect Anna from the uncertain future of the country.
Genre: History, Russia, Literature & Fiction, Drama & Plays, Continental European, Genre Fiction, World Literature, Russian, Nonfiction, Biographical
Size: 556 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
A slave girl becomes a victim of destiny when circumstances lead her out of the plantation fields and into the Big House.
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Sagas, Biographical
Size: 17 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
**HOT NEW TWO BOOK SERIES**
What would you do if the hottest man on earth made you an offer you couldn’t refuse?
What if it was the offer of a lifetime? The sort of offer that would make you blush as he offered you whatever you wanted to make you accept. What if the offers were so spicy, so naughty, so scandalous that you wouldn’t even want to tell your best friend?
If you were me, you would say yes.
There are three things you should know.
His name is TJ Walker. He’s 28, hot as can be and he’s my brother’s best friend.
TJ asked me to be his fiance for four weeks.
I’m hoping to make the engagement real.
I know. I can’t believe it either. What am I thinking? There are so many things that could g...
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Ethnic & National, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Regional U.S., Specific Groups, Travel, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Canning & Preserving, Cooking by Ingredient, Cul
Size: 564 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
A short story by the Italian author Michele Ponte, Good Morning Rome will surprise you.They come to Rome by plane, boat, train, coach. They hitchhike or they come on foot. They come looking for success, hope, or God. They come for art, for Roman antiquity, for museums, exhibitions, History. They come to Rome because it’s the Eternal City. They come looking for work. They come so they can study and then find work. They come. ‘And it’s a good thing they do come,’ says the Ancient Roman soldier standing outside the Coliseum. ‘Please! Just think about it, will you? If these people didn’t come, how would anyone ever find the dough to keep this city afloat?’This is one guy who really does get it, one of the few guys of his age who gets it. Without all these people coming and churni...
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Short Stories, Biographical, Urban, Single Authors
Size: 25 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
Kay was still alive and he had to save her now, right away. That was his duty as a cardiologist. He had read about the latest surgical procedures and went over them in his mind, but he had never really done one.
Dr. Louis Stafford accomplished his first heart transplant and he prayed to God that it would be completely successful and his patient would live to a ripe old age....
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical, Medical
Size: 276 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
Right before talking pictures slug Tinsel Town in the jaw, a luminous silent screen star converts her private estate into the Garden of Allah Hotel. The lush grounds soon become a haven for Hollywood hopefuls to meet, drink, and revel through the night. George Cukor is in the pool, Tallulah Bankhead is at the bar, and Scott Fitzgerald is sneaking off to a bungalow with Sheilah Graham while Madame Alla Nazimova keeps watch behind her lace curtains.
But the real story of the Garden of Allah begins with its first few residents, three kids on the brink of something big.
Marcus Adler has a lot to prove after his father catches him and the police chief's son with their pants down. He flees Pennsylvania for Hollywood with his mouth shut and his eyes open, and begins to w...
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, United States, Biographical
Size: 313 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
Before she became one of Egypt's greatest queens, she was a lonely princess who ached to belong...Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. She dreams of a great destiny, but if she is ever to rule Egypt, she must first survive the nest of vipers otherwise known as her family.(This novelette by the acclaimed author of LILY OF THE NILE and SONG OF THE NILE originally appeared in the ETERNAL SPRING anthology of Young Adult Fiction. It is approximately 11k words long.)
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Teen & Young Adult, Biographical
Size: 56 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 July 2017 onward PDT/PST
Joan Rivers Returns in a book from the other world ....
It ain't a culinary book, although characters eat a lot of fantastic dishes and dish about celebrities.This is not biography of any kind either. It's full of real data from Joan's life to keep it more close to our hearts and down to earth. Joan was once a comedienne. Due to unfortunate tour of events she crosses over to a new world that seems to be so like ours, but it's not the same. Before afterlife of star treatment she has few more assignments on the menu. With her new pals Mandy, Ksav, Monique and Mary she must go to new frontiers, to declutter and clean talentless celebrities from public life. You will "Meet the Farthashians", "Cleaning Ladies of Hollywood-end”, “Divas without the voices”, “Housewives from ...
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Specific Groups, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Satire, Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Biographical, Humor, Satire
Size: 208 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 June 2017 onward PDT/PST
A compelling and heart warming set of four short stories by Mary Grand, author of ‘Free to Be Tegan’.
The New Arrival
Rachel has moved to the Isle of Wight determined to become invisible. Hiding a shameful secret she cultivates a ‘cold polite smile as effective as an electric fence.’ However, unexpectedly, into her life comes a loving, crazy, individual: Lottie the cocker spaniel. Everything is about to change.
Catching the Light
Erin thinks she has found her fairytale prince. However, the honeymoon in a remote cottage in Wales shatters the dream. For the first time in her life Erin discovers the mystical world of fairies.
Megan works in a Theatre for the Deaf. She is Deaf. Her language is British Sign Language. One evening she...
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Short Stories, Biographical, Single Authors
Size: 92 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 June 2017 onward PDT/PST
The free excerpt of the first German novel about Johann Sebastian Bach contains the Content, and 4 of 48 chapters of the novel....
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 June 2017 onward PDT/PST