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One of Dickens' most famous novels, brilliantly introduced by Roddy Doyle. As a small boy at Joe Gargery's forge, Pip meets two people who will affect his whole life - an escaped convict he is forced to help, and the eccentric Miss Haversham, whose beautiful, cold-­hearted ward Estella young Pip adores. But when a secret benefactor pays for him to go to London to become a gentleman, Pip never dreams he will meet the dreadful Magwitch again, nor just how wrong his expectations are.

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Makenna James thinks her day can't get any worse, until she finds herself stranded in a pitch-­black elevator with a complete stranger. Distracted by a phone call, the pin-­striped accountant catches only a glimpse of a dragon tattoo on his hand before the lights go out. Caden Grayson is amused when a harried redhead dashes into his elevator fumbling her bags and cell phone. His amusement turns to panic when the power fails. Despite his piercings, tats, and vicious scar, he's terrified of the dark and confined spaces. Now, he's trapped in his own worst nightmare. To fight fear, they must reach out and open up. With no preconceived notions based on looks to hold them back, they discover just how much they have in common. In the warming darkness, attraction grows and sparks fly, but will they feel the same when the lights come back on?

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At last, a single volume that gathers together all of the short stories featuring Agatha Christie's most famous creation: Hercule Poirot. The dapper, mustache-­twirling little Belgian with the egg-­shaped head and curious mannerisms has solved some of the most puzzling crimes of the century—and, in his own humble opinion, is "probably the greatest detective in the world.­" In this complete collection of stories, ranging from short tales to novellas, Poirot faces violent murders, poisonings, kidnappings, and thefts—all solved with his characteristic panache. Only Agatha Christie could have devised cases worthy of Hercule Poirot's skill and "little gray cells.­"

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is one of the best loved books of all time. Lovely Meg, talented Jo, frail Beth, spoiled Amy: these are hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England during the Civil War. Through their dreams, plays, pranks, letters, illnesses, and courtships, women of all ages have become a part of this remarkable family and have felt the deep sadness when Meg leaves the circle of sisters to be married at the end of Part I. Part II, chronicles Meg's joys and mishaps as a young wife and mother, Jo's struggle to become a writer, Beth's tragedy, and Amy's artistic pursuits and unexpected romance. Based on Louise May Alcott's childhood, this lively portrait of nineteenth-­century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers.

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Author's Note: This is a companion short story to the Kingdom Series. It is not a full length novel, this is a novelette that bridges the Bad Five storyline to the new Kingdom Series (Dark Princess) storyline coming out around Christmas! Danika has a secret. One that will forever alter the course of those she loves...

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, timeless childrens classic by L. Frank Baum now available with incredible illustrations by Christian J. Meesey.

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In the New York Times bestselling tradition of Julia Quinn and Lisa Kleypas comes a Vicky Dreiling's charming, sexy, and utterly irresistible new Regency novella.

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One of the most popular books of all-­time, has been both venerated and vilified since it was first published in 1885. The story of a young abused boy on the run and his friendship with a runaway slave is about loyalty, compassion, and doing what is right, and it remains one of Mark Twain’s greatest achievements.

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Aaron is desperate to join his buddy's fraternity. After making it through Hell Week, he'll have to face one more night of humiliating punishment! FRAT BOY GANGBANG is a raunchy tale of college lust. Aaron gets humiliated in front of his brothers, spanked with a paddle, forced to suck a group of frat guys, and gangbanged by his new brothers. 3420 Words. EXCERPT I bit my lip hard when I suddenly found myself completely exposed and vulnerable to Michael's punishment. He gripped the paddle's handle in his fist, then lightly teased my bare ass with the polished wood "How bad do you want this?­" he asked. "I... I wanted it more than anything,­" I whimpered. "To be one of us?­" he laughed, "Or to get your ass spanked like a little bitch?­" I snickered nervously as my ass squeezed in anticipation of the abuse that I would soon face. "Well, what is it?­" Michael demanded. I swallowed another load of spit and hung my head down. "Whatever it takes, sir.­"

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