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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Ladders to Fire, Anaïs Nin’s first full-­length novel, was revolutionary in that it addressed woman’s role in a male-­dominated world in the mid-­1940s. Through her iconic characters Lillian, Djuna, and Sabina, and their relationship with Jay, Nin was able to examine “the destruction in woman…woman’s struggle to understand her own nature.­”

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In Greek mythology, Helen, better known as Helen of Sparta or Helen of Troy, was daughter of Zeus and Leda, wife of king Menelaus of Sparta and sister of Castor, Polydeuces and Clytemnestra. Her abduction by Paris brought about the Trojan War. Helen was described as having the face that launched a thousand ships. Helen or Helene is probably derived from the Greek word meaning "torch" or "corposant" or might be related to "selene" meaning "moon".

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GOD'S WRATH MADE FLESH. Godman is the dark tale of forty-­five year old ex-­con and born again Christian Clive Walker following his release from prison after serving a twenty-­five year sentence for rape. When his delusions and paranoia make a return...

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"According to the List" is a short story that reflects the personal views of the author in terms of many of life's question. What would you do if you won the lottery? If you were stranded on an island? What do you need in life in order to be happy? A writer may drown themselves away from the world, but the words will always be there.

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Beauregaard Sweet became invisible, but his troubles began when he suddenly reappeared. Now everybody wants something from him. Manny the mechanic wants his wife. Sharad LeMaster wants his secret. Emma Biggs wants another shot at the TV news, the Four Tribes want to send him back to wherever it was he’d gone, and all he wants to do is eat donuts and watch reality TV. Book Two of the Secret Trilogy

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William Scott married Zara O’Mear, a dying girl who was considered ‘unfit for marriage’. Though friends and family advised against it, William saw in her what others failed to see. And Zara likewise saw in William what all others could not begin to understand. Theirs was a love both of this world, and beyond the worldly. A love story about the marriage of two souls. Contains adult content.

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Love is transformation. Ishtar finds a man who turns lead into gold, but he disappears mysteriously. She looks for him violating all rules, until she discovers that she herself is the key. Everything depends on whether and how she carries out a terrible assignment. Love, world peace, and her own conscience are at stake. How would you act when Love conflicts with Truth? Which is the sexiest of all possible worlds? What is the future of journalism? 'The Woman Who Sparked the Greatest Sex Scandal of All Time' is a dystopian adventure like those of George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, Ray Bradbury, Anthony Burgess, and Philip K Dick. At the same time, it is a captivating and emotionally charged novel, and it offers readers high doses of passion, eroticism, suspense, and mystery. The novel contains unconventional descriptions of explicit sex, and is recommended for ages 16+. It has been given "The Kirkus Star,­" a distinction that is "Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit,­" and has been . . .

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The Dupee family is getting together for Uncle Dudley's funeral. The problem is, some aren't talking to others, some are sleeping with others, and the whole thing could turn ugly.

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