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2019-12-01
Fighting Stars - ebook/epub
Fighting Stars - ebook/epub
H.A. Cody-20%
Ventigo Media

Although Charles Stanfield was a wealthy man he was far from happy. Everything that money could buy was at his command. He had merely to give the order and it would be fulfilled without delay. From a worldly point of view he was an outstanding example of a prosperous man who had fought his way to the top of the ladder of success. By many he was admired for his keen business qualities; by others he was feared and hated...

2019-11-30
Die Schatzinsel. Roman - ebook/epub
Die Schatzinsel. Roman - ebook/epub
Robert Louis Stevenson-20%
Ventigo Media

Wer weiß, ob sich Jim Hawkins auf dieses Abenteuer eingelassen hätte, wenn er geahnt hätte, in welche Gefahr ihn die geheimnisvolle Landkarte bringt, die er bei dem toten Käpten fand. Zusammen mit seinen Freunden Dr. Livesey und dem Friedensrichter Trelawney begibt sich der mutige Junge auf eine gefährliche Reise auf der Hispaniola in die Südsee doch sie sind nicht die Einzigen, die es auf den sagenumwobenen Goldschatz des berüchtigten Piratenkäptns...

Slanes Long Shots - ebook/epub
Slanes Long Shots - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-20%
Ventigo Media

A collection of unconnected but all featuring the same protagonist, gentlemen amateur detective Slane. Sir Jasper Slane, wealthy clubman, and amateur detective, is always willing to help his fellow aristocrats in need. With the able assistance of Inspector Stimpson of Scotland Yard, he solves thefts, rescues kidnapped victims, foils blackmailers, and helps to restore fortunes. Because of his upper class morality...

The Earl of Nowhere - ebook/epub
The Earl of Nowhere - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Every city has its own peculiar voice. Neither the harsh roar of London, the nerve destroying staccato of sound which belongs exclusively to New York, nor the kettledrum buzz of Madrid is comparable with the voice of Paris, which is mainly vocal.''Queer thing about Paris, sir,' said Jim Selby, 'somebody is always talking.''The staid Vice-Councillor of the British Embassy lifted his head, and, being literally-minded...

Soldiers Three - ebook/epub
Soldiers Three - ebook/epub
Rudyard Kipling-20%
Ventigo Media

Soldiers Three is a series of fascinating stories by the great English writer and poet Joseph Rudyard Kipling. A collection of short stories written in 1888 provides a glimpse into the life of tommies, as the English soldiers called it, in Afghanistan. They fool around, complain and talk about their daily lives - against the backdrop of the war and sunset of colonial England.

North of 36 - ebook/epub
North of 36 - ebook/epub
Emerson Hough-20%
Ventigo Media

North of 36 is another magnificent novel by the author of The Covered Wagon. This is just a good old-fashioned western about the first cattle drive from Texas to Abilene. Emerson Hough (1857-1923) was an American author best known for writing western stories and historical novels. Houghs literary career grew out of his taking camping trips and writing about them for publication. His body of work eventually included 27 novels and hundreds of short...

The Iliad - ebook/epub
The Iliad - ebook/epub
Homer-20%
Ventigo Media

One of the greatest stories ever told, 'The Iliad' has survived for thousands of years because of its insightful portrayal of man and its epic story of war, duty, honor, and revenge. The poem itself centers on the figure of Achilles the Greek warrior, his quarrel with King Agamemnon the Greek leader, the death of Achilles friend Patroclus, and Achilles ultimate defeat of the Trojan warrior Hector...

Under the Greenwood Tree. A Rural Painting of the Dutch School - ebook/epub
Under the Greenwood Tree. A Rural Painting of the Dutch School - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

This story began around Christmas, when a group of guys from the village of Melstock walked and sang carols. It was then that the cab driver Dick Dewey saw and fell in love at first sight with the new teacher Fancy Day who had just arrived. She is also looked after by a wealthy farmer Shiner, whom Father Day favors, and pastor Maybold, who considers himself the most suitable party for Fancy. But the story did not begin in vain on the fabulous days...

The Bellamy Trial - ebook/epub
The Bellamy Trial - ebook/epub
Frances Noyes Hart-20%
Ventigo Media

This novel is based upon the famous Hall-Mills case, and unfolds the totally absorbing story of the misalliances and crossed lives of two couples from the gentry of upstate New York. Susan Ives and Stephen Bellamy have been accused of murdering Madeleine Bellamy, the latters wife, due to a believed affair going on between Madeleine and Susans husband. A trial that seems straightforward at its outset grows increasingly confounding as it proceeds...

The Argonauts of North Liberty - ebook/epub
The Argonauts of North Liberty - ebook/epub
Bret Harte-20%
Ventigo Media

What starts out as a tale of peaceful domesticity takes a sudden turn when the protagonists are lured from Connecticut to California by the promise of striking it rich. This fascinating novella from American author Bret Harte is an engaging, easy read that will please fans of historical fiction or tales of the Old West. First published in 1888, it keeps the reader engrossed with its fast-paced narrative and surprising twists and turns in the plot...

The Return of the Native - ebook/epub
The Return of the Native - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

Young beauty Eustace Way, passionate, self-willed, selfish and ambitious, eager to break out of the hateful rural outback into a different life, full of splendor, fun and pleasure. Meanwhile, after several years of service as a manager in a Paris jewelry salon, Clime Ibright returns to his Blooms End estate, who also wants to live a different life - to settle in his native land and open a school for the rural poor...

The Trumpet-Major - ebook/epub
The Trumpet-Major - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

Hardys historical novel against the backdrop of the grandest Napoleonic wars tells about the love and sorrows of ordinary people who found themselves in unusual times. When the expected invasion brings several regiments to her small rural community, the young maid Anna Garland is looked after by three people in uniform: faithful trumpet major John Loveday, his sailor brother Bob, and the cowardly Festus Derriman of the cavalry of Yomanria...

The Well-Beloved. A Sketch of a Temperament - ebook/epub
The Well-Beloved. A Sketch of a Temperament - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

'The Well-Beloved' complete the series of Hardys great novels, repeating his favorite themes of mans eternal pursuit of excellence both in love and in art, and the ensuing suffering, Jocelyn Pearston, a famous sculptor, tries to create the image of his ideal woman - his imagined Beloved - in stone, just as he tries to find her in the flesh. Powerful symbolism marks this romantic fantasy, which Hardy firmly substantiated in reality with a characteristic...

The Woodlanders - ebook/epub
The Woodlanders - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

The novel takes the reader to the very depths of rural England. The small village of Hintok, the scene of the novel, is so small that its even hard to find in the thicket of the forest, but this is where the tragedies of truly Sophocles greatness are played out. The reason for these tragedies is the clash of natural human characters preserved in the reserved wilderness of rural England.

Two on a Tower. A Romance - ebook/epub
Two on a Tower. A Romance - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

The novel 'Two on a Tower' is one of the most famous works of the author. An atmospheric, dynamic story throws the characters at the disposal of forces far beyond their control. Lady Viviet, violating all the rules of decency, falls in love with Cleve, who is not only below her in social status, but also the youngest by 10 years. In an ancient monument turned into an astronomical tower, the heroes create their own universe...

The Mayor of Casterbridge. The Life and Death of a Man of Character - ebook/epub
The Mayor of Casterbridge. The Life and Death of a Man of Character - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

The novel tells about a man with character and unusual fate. The life story of Michael Henchard, first a homeless worker, a haymaker, then the mayor of Casterbridge and a local rich man and again a farm laborer, involuntarily arouses interest in the intensity of events.

The Hand of Ethelberta. A Comedy in Chapters - ebook/epub
The Hand of Ethelberta. A Comedy in Chapters - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

Hardys fifth novel, entitled 'Comedy in Chapters.' In a typical Hardy manner, the story is based on a love triangle. Ethelberta and her involuntary sister Picoti are in love with the same man, Christopher, who reciprocates Ethelbertas feelings. However, a happy result for them is out of the question, because it is poor.

Far from the Madding Crowd - ebook/epub
Far from the Madding Crowd - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

In the novel Far From the Crazed Crowd, Hardy reveals the great and eternal drama of the relationship between a man and a woman. At one time, the vivid, complicated story of the love triangle of the independent and proud Bathsheba, who inherited the farm in the wilderness of Northern England, the peasant Gabriel Oak and the alien from urban civilization sergeant Troy became a real literary scandal...

Jude the Obscure - ebook/epub
Jude the Obscure - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

Jude is a layman who is cursed by an even larger figure: a pre-feminist minx. In the case of Jude, being associated with a woman in the then strange double is a fatal flaw. And not just any woman: Sue Briadhead, a Bovarian double, is ambivalent, mean and not romantic. Of course, she alone would betray Judahs affection, break his heart. She is the sad queen of drama!

Desperate Remedies. A Novel - ebook/epub
Desperate Remedies. A Novel - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

Once upon a time there lived in the 19th century a charming young lady from a poor but proud family and a young ambitious gentleman in spirit, but not in origin. And now the boundaries of estates and welfare were ready to be erased under the pressure of the couples feelings and understanding of the girls parents that its not the age of her daughter to attract men and we need to work with what we have...

A Group of Noble Dames - ebook/epub
A Group of Noble Dames - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

A group of 'local historians' of men comes together and tells each other stories about women from the past. All stories are connected with love, marriage to the wrong person and illegitimate children. This says a lot about how women looked at that time. Even those in abundance had very little influence and were often convicted of using it when they had a chance.

A Laodicean. A Story of To-Day - ebook/epub
A Laodicean. A Story of To-Day - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

Paula Power, daughter of a wealthy railroad tycoon, inherited De Stancy Castle, an ancient castle in need of modernization. She instructs a young London architect, George Somerset, to do this work. Somerset falls in love with Paulo. But Paula, the Laodicean title, referring to a person with a warm or indecisive soul, is torn between the admiration of George and the admiration of Captain de Stancy...

A Pair of Blue Eyes. A Novel - ebook/epub
A Pair of Blue Eyes. A Novel - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy-20%
Ventigo Media

The heroine of the novel is a young Elfrid. She can easily charm anyone with the look of her blue eyes. In her life, two appear, a young architect and an experienced writer. Former friends become rivals, and Elfrida is faced with a painful choice.

The Mill House Murder - ebook/epub
The Mill House Murder - ebook/epub
J.S. Fletcher-20%
Ventigo Media

It tells about the murder of James Martenroyd, the owner of the Yorkshire mill, who was going to marry a second time. Suddenly, his body is found near his own house. Under suspicion is his nephew. Why was his door so carefully shut? There are many questions that need to be solved.

The Obeah Murders - ebook/epub
The Obeah Murders - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

The novel begins with the fact that Phil Nevitt, an employee of an American alcoholic beverage company, goes to Annunziata, the mythical island of Futners creation in the West Indies, to learn everything he can about the Randall Trantora rum. The Obeah Murders show their fantastic roots with so many genre influences (spy, western, adventure, supernatural and detective). In the end, however, the race issue was the most surprising and...

The Shanty Sled - ebook/epub
The Shanty Sled - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

This story is something vital, but very tragic. The main character decides to travel from New York to northwestern Canada to see her mother, who sent her to New York twenty years ago. She falls in love with a local catcher, and then an evil fur trader tries to intervene.

Where Highways Cross - ebook/epub
Where Highways Cross - ebook/epub
J.S. Fletcher-20%
Ventigo Media

Outside the city of Sycaster, they found small villages. In the villages themselves, the observant traveler often finds traces of old houses, which, no doubt, were picturesque and calculated in those times when agriculture was preferred to coal mining. In these villages, there is something secretive that will have to razgodat.

2019-11-29
The Solution of a Mystery - ebook/epub
The Solution of a Mystery - ebook/epub
J.S. Fletcher-20%
Ventigo Media

One of the main characters, Richard Redford, is charged with murder. His life was threatened with death if he did not confess. But he chose such a point of view that he would have nothing to say to anyone. His indecision to speak causes bewilderment to others. Should a hero accept death with honor or not broken promises?

The Cartwright Gardens Murder - ebook/epub
The Cartwright Gardens Murder - ebook/epub
J.S. Fletcher-20%
Ventigo Media

As always, the reader has an interesting task: to solve who is the killer. An unknown man returning home in the evening clutches at his throat and dies. He died from poisoning. The police are conducting a full investigation, but no overt suspects arise.

The Charing Cross Mystery - ebook/epub
The Charing Cross Mystery - ebook/epub
J.S. Fletcher-20%
Ventigo Media

Heatherwick lawyer from London returns home at night. At the subway station, he becomes a witness to the death of a guy. The lawyer decides to become a detective and understand this cause of death himself. The end will surprise everyone with its surprise.

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