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Ben Hur - ebook/epub

Ben Hur - ebook/epub
Ben Hur - ebook/epub
Lewis Wallace
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A Tale of the Christ – one of the popular novels written by Lewis Wallace. It is considered „the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century”. The novel reflects the themes of betrayal, condemnation and redemption with a plot of revenge that leads to a story of love and compassion. It was the bestselling novel of all time.
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The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
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This is another wonderful Christian love story by British writer of popular romance novels Ethel M. Dell. She was a popular 20th century writer who wrote dozens of romance novels and several short stories, including the well known „The Keeper of the Door” series. Our story takes place mainly in a little fishing village in England. This small seaside village hides a romance for Juliet Moore – a romance with Dick Green...

Good Evans - ebook/epub
Good Evans - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author. The Educated Evans stories combine Wallace’s talent for humor with his hallmark detective story themes. His story of Evans is full of amusing incidents of love and adventure set amidst the bustle and excitement of the racecourse. This continues the life of Evans, Edgar Wallace’s? cockney tipster and „'the wizard of Camden Town'”...

The Rocks of Valpré - ebook/epub
The Rocks of Valpré - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
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First published in 1913, „The Rocks of Valpré” is a novel by the British writer Ethel M. Dell. While readers adored Ethel M. Dell’s novels, critics hated them with a passion; but she did not care what the critics thought. She considered herself a good storyteller – nothing more and nothing less. Ethel M. Dell continued to write novels for a number of years. „The Rocks of Valpré” novel is set in the mid-nineteenth century when an officer...

A Monk of Cruta - ebook/epub
A Monk of Cruta - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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A very interesting and early novel is extremely popular in the 1920s and 1940s by the famous author E. Phillips Oppenheim. It differs from its later works, here are considered more gloomy themes and a tragic plot. This story tells of a wealthy Englishman who fell in love with the daughter of an Italian nobleman who lives on the island of Krutha in the Mediterranean Sea. The very dark influence of the Catholic Church in this period will not prevent...

The Big Four - ebook/epub
The Big Four - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Best remembered for penning the screenplay for the classic film „King Kong”, author Edgar Wallace was an astoundingly popular luminary in the action-adventure genre in the early twentieth century. „The Big Four” is a story packed with intrigue, treachery, assassinations, and machinations, and it highlights Wallace’s unmatched skill in setting a pulse-pounding pace. Wallace was an extremely prolific writer who wrote over 175 novels...

Alice s Adventures in Wonderland - ebook/epub
Alice s Adventures in Wonderland - ebook/epub
Lewis Carroll
Avia Artis

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children...

The Circular Study - ebook/epub
The Circular Study - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green
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Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935), known as the „Mother of the Detective Novel”, is one of the first American writers of detective fiction. She was recognized for realism and well plotted story of her mystery stories. A tale of two families, betrayal, revenge, and murder, The Circular Story, written in 1902, is still an absorbing and notable work. We highly recommend this book to fans of classic detective fiction...

On the Spot - ebook/epub
On the Spot - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Set in Chicago, and written in 1931 by Edgar Wallace, „On the Spot” truly reflects the horror of gang life in Prohibition Chicago. Tony Perelli, the gang boss, recruits men for his gang and women for his bed with the same ruthlessness – and rapidly arranges for their disposal when they become a nuisance. But Minn Lee, the half-Chinese widow, is a little too much for him, and as she gradually learns the extent of his treachery...

For Information Received - ebook/epub
For Information Received - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author, who created exciting thrillers spiced with tales of treacherous crooks and hard-boiled detectives. In total Wallace is credited with over 170 novels, almost 1,000 short stories, and 18 stage plays. This comprehensive work presents a collection of nine short stories, primarily detective fiction of Edgar Wallace...

Private Selby - ebook/epub
Private Selby - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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As a prophecy of modern warfare, this book, written before the Great War, is distinctly remarkable, as well as having the genuine Edgar Wallace sense of thrilling narrative. The centre of the plot is the invasion of Britain in 1909. It could be a crime story, as it opens in the mean streets of working class Deptford in the opening years of the 20th century, and includes criminals petty and not so petty...

The Hand of Power - ebook/epub
The Hand of Power - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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The name, „Edgar Wallace”, threads through early twentieth century crime fiction like a stream that turns out to be a lot deeper and wider than you thought. During the 1920’s and 30’s, it was said that one of every four books read in England was written by Wallace, who ultimately produced 173 books and 17 plays. „The Hand of Power” is a tale about the sale of a desk designed by a butler who murdered his wife...

The Man Who Changed His Name - ebook/epub
The Man Who Changed His Name - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis
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Over her head hung the menace of murder – and; of the man who changed his name...Best remembered for penning the screenplay for the classic film „King Kong”, author Edgar Wallace was an astoundingly popular luminary in the action-adventure genre in the early twentieth century. „The Man Who Changed His Name” is a Robert Curtis’s adaptation of a screenplay by Edgar Wallace. This story packed with intrigue...

Penelope of the Polyantha - ebook/epub
Penelope of the Polyantha - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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„There is a man in London – I guess he is still in London, though I have not had news of him in months – he’ll be useful to you, Penn, if you ever need help.” And so begins this story. It is impossible not to be thrilled by Edgar Wallace. „Penelope of the Polyantha” is a crime novel by this pioneer of detective fiction. One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author...

The Four Just Men - ebook/epub
The Four Just Men - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Written in 1905, it is one of Wallace’s many popular thriller novels. „Four Just Men” was the start of a series about a determined band of European vigilantes who decide to kill off people in the world whom the law cannot punish. Their ingenuity and ability to keep several steps ahead of those who would thwart them, including police, are the essence of the plot. When the British Foreign Secretary Sir Philip Ramon decides to push through a...

Nostromo - ebook/epub
Nostromo - ebook/epub
Joseph Conrad
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Set in the fictional South American country of Costaguana, this story of revolution, deception, and self-betrayal centers on Nostromo, a handsome Italian sailor, who, like Costaguana, is being consumed by secret guilt and corruption. The story begins halfway through the revolution, employing flashbacks and glimpses of the future to depict the lure of silver and its effects on men – corrupting and destroying some...

Canyon Walls - ebook/epub
Canyon Walls - ebook/epub
Zane Grey
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The western novels by Zane Grey have been a source of imagery about the American West for almost the entire twentieth century. The plots and characterizations of Grey’s popular novels set in the American West have been thoroughly examined and it is clear that his works acquired a fundamental role in the creation of western imagery. Gunslinger Smoke Bellows leaves behind a violent past in Arizona to begin a new life in Utah...

The Wanderer’s Necklace - ebook/epub
The Wanderer’s Necklace - ebook/epub
H. Rider Haggard
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The book is full of unforeseen incidents. At the heart of the story is a guy who is much more honest and bolder than he seems. And of course there is love. Love leads this story, love strengthens it, and also corrupts it in a cunning way. This is a power struggle, a story about kindness, true friendship, sacrifice, conspiracy, and so on.

The Governor of Chi-Foo - ebook/epub
The Governor of Chi-Foo - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Edgar Wallace was an English novelist, journalist and playwright, who was an enormously popular writer of detective, suspense stories, and practically invented the modern „thriller”. His popularity at the time was comparable to that of Charles Dickens – one of Wallace’s publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. „The Governor of Chi-Foo” is a rare short story collection...

Montezuma’s Daughter - ebook/epub
Montezuma’s Daughter - ebook/epub
H. Rider Haggard
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Not everyone can cope with revenge. The story of a man who allows revenge to devour his life, so he misses all the blessings that God gives him on his way. It is surprising how well the plot is built and how the author managed to ensure that the story does not lose its relevance over time. Readers will plunge into the stunning world of adventure and fiction by Rider Haggard!

The Half-Hearted - ebook/epub
The Half-Hearted - ebook/epub
John Buchan
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Set in the closing years of the nineteenth century, „The Half-Hearted” tells the story of Lewis Haystoun, a dilettante and coward. Part I of the novel is a story of manners and romance in upper class Scotland. Part II is an adventure story on the North West frontier of India where Lewis saves the British Empire. The novel follows the life of Lewis Haystoun, a young Scottish laird, who finds himself unable to commit wholeheartedly to any course...

Charles Rex - ebook/epub
Charles Rex - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
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A romance originally published in 1922 that holds up very well into the 21st century. „Charles Rex” is a sequel of „The Hundredth Chance” written by Ethel May Dell (1881-1939) who was a British writer of popular romance novels. Her stories are often full of passion and love and are set in India and other British colonial possessions. Not being a family man, Charles Rex travels widely and to some point aimlessly...

Armour Wherein He Trusted. A Novel and Some Stories - ebook/epub
Armour Wherein He Trusted. A Novel and Some Stories - ebook/epub
Mary Webb
Ventigo Media

Its a little book composed of an unfinished novel written in a completely different style than other Mary Webb novels, and a collection of short stories and drafts that appeared in various publications. The style fit the story of a young boy who fell in love and leaves to fight in the Crusades. A pearl-like prose and a fairy tale, eerie in turn and beautifully strange.

The League of Five - ebook/epub
The League of Five - ebook/epub
Aidan de Brune
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Aidan de Brune was a big name in Australian literature but is forgotten today. He was a prolific author who wrote in a variety of genres. Lots of novels by De Brune were reputedly published in the USA under various pseudonyms, but these have not been traced. A new story by this popular author entitled „The League of Five.” The plot is laid mostly in Sydney, and centers round a mysterious band which goes under the name from which the tale takes...

The Corsican Brothers - ebook/epub
The Corsican Brothers - ebook/epub
Alexandre Dumas
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The bonds that tie family together are among the strongest on earth. But what of those between two brothers born as Siamese twins? The „Corsican Brothers” is a richly drawn tale of fraternal love and revenge. Alexandre Dumas weaves the compelling story of Siamese twins who are separated physically but never in spirit. They have a truly remarkable psychic link, and can feel each others pains and triumphs...

The World’s Great Snare - ebook/epub
The World’s Great Snare - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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A breathtaking tale of intrigue, romance, and revenge from one of the twentieth century’s most prolific and popular authors of suspense. „The Wicked Marquis” is a story of privilege and the attempt to keep what has been lost. Marquis will go to any length to get enough money to enjoy his title, including forcing one of his daughters to marry an unsuitable candidate with money. Although this novel was published in 1919...

The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
Ventigo Media

The twelfth volume of the Complete Works by the prominent American writer Jack London includes the famous Tesman Turtles short story book. This book, written by the hand of a mature master, was the last work published during his lifetime. The stories included in the collection are characterized by a sharp, exciting plot, paradoxical, unexpected outcomes, and at the same time lyricism, understanding of life lived all this for which millions of readers...

The Nine Bears - ebook/epub
The Nine Bears - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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With the stealing of the fat Englishman’s wallet by Gregory Silinski, commences this extraordinary story of crime. Who are the Nine Bears? Who is Hyatt and the Man of the Eiffel Tower? And where is „LOLO” the secret rendezvous of the Nine? These are only a few of the facers that confront T. B. Smith, Assistant Commissioner from Scotland Yard, until the final dramatic scene aboard the „mad battleship”...

The Road to London - ebook/epub
The Road to London - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Best remembered for penning the screenplay for the classic film „King Kong”, author Edgar Wallace was an astoundingly popular luminary in the action-adventure genre in the early twentieth century. Wallace was a very prolific writer despite his sudden death at age 56. In total Wallace is credited with over 170 novels, almost 1,000 short stories, and 18 stage plays. Wallace’s works have been turned into well over 100 films...

The Exploits of Airman Hay - ebook/epub
The Exploits of Airman Hay - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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„The Exploits of Airman Hay” is a series of ten stories about an intrepid aviator by the name of Captain Murray Hay. The stories fast-paced with some surprising twists and turns, well written and great to read. The book presents the stories under the titles found in Edgar Wallace’s manuscript, most of which correspond to those used in Topical Times. Edgar Wallace was a prolific author of crime...

The Steward - ebook/epub
The Steward - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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This early work by Edgar Wallace was originally published in 1932. Wallace was an extremely prolific writer who wrote over 175 novels, plus numerous plays, essays and journalistic articles. During the peak of his success during the 1920’s, it was said that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. In England, in the 1920s, Wallace was said to be the second biggest seller after the Bible...

More Educated Evans - ebook/epub
More Educated Evans - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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The further escapades of the incorrigible Evans, Edgar Wallace’s? cockney hero of the Turf feature in these twelve tales. The Educated Evans stories combine Wallace’s talent for humor with his hallmark detective story themes. His story of Evans is full of amusing incidents of love and adventure set amidst the bustle and excitement of the racecourse. There are bets, bookmakers, horses, tip-offs...

The Mystery of Mr. Bernard Brown - ebook/
The Mystery of Mr. Bernard Brown - ebook/
E. Phillips Oppenheim
Ventigo Media

The Mystery of Mr. Bernard Brown is an 1896 novel by the British writer E. Phillips Oppenheim. Following the apparent murder of a man, a novelist comes under suspicion. Very enjoyable period piece with lovely descriptions and intense love between hero and heroine. He has to clear his name, as main suspect in a murder and he had sworn revenge and had taken an assumed name. Flashbacks to Italy. Full of rich and influential people with touch of Dickens...

Mr. Justice Maxell - ebook/epub
Mr. Justice Maxell - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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„Mr. Justice Maxell” follows the story of two business partners, Maxell and Cartwright, one of whom becomes a judge and sentences the other to prison, the woman they both marry, and their respective cousins whom they take on as their own wards. Spanning roughly a decade, the plot hinges on multiple coincidences involving mutual acquaintances meeting one another at critical points on different continents...