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I, Said the Spy

by Derek Lambert Collins Crime Club (December 28, 2017)

A classic Cold War spy story from the bestselling thriller writer Derek Lambert.

Each year a nucleus of the wealthiest and most influential members of the Western world meet to discuss the future of the world’s...


The Life of P.T. Barnum (Collins Classics)

by P.T. Barnum William Collins (December 14, 2017)

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.

Meet the greatest entertainer of the 19th Century…

In 1834, desperate to create a better life for his family, small-time...


Tom Thomson

by David Silcox & Harold Town Collins (October 17, 2017)

A stunning new edition of the Canadian classic with never-before-seen paintings

First published in 1977 to commemorate the centenary of the birth of a Canadian painter whose brief, brilliant life, and untimely...


War Stories

by Lamar Underwood Lyons Press (October 01, 2017)

A collection of great war stories!

Here is a jumbo book of tales of courage and valor: 37 stories in all.

* Our Classics and Greatest Stories series have a proven track record

* Readers love tales of honor, courage,...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu Sun Tzu (September 24, 2017)

The Art of War' is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC and is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which...


Méditations

by Aurelius Marcus Marcus Aurelius (September 21, 2017)

Marcus Aurelius was born in Rome in 121 AD and would become its Emperor from 161 to 180. Considered by Machiavelli as the last of the good Emperors, Marcus Aurelius would become one of the most important of...


The House of the Seven Gables (with an Introduction by George Parsons Lathrop)

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Digireads.com Publishing (September 20, 2017)

First published in 1851, “The House of the Seven Gables” is Nathaniel Hawthorne’s gothic novel which follows the fates of a New England family and their ancestral home. Inspired by a house in Salem Massachusetts...


Winesburg, Ohio (with an Introduction by Ernest Boyd)

by Sherwood Anderson Digireads.com Publishing (September 20, 2017)

Sherwood Anderson’s most famous work, “Winesburg, Ohio” is a cycle of short stories set in the fictional town of Winesburg, loosely based on the author’s own home town of Clyde, Ohio. A picture of small...


Billy Budd

by Herman Melville Digireads.com Publishing (September 20, 2017)

“Billy Budd” is the final work of American author Herman Melville which was discovered amongst his papers three decades after his death and first published in Raymond Weaver’s 1924 edition of “The Collected...


Dante's Paradiso (The Divine Comedy, Volume II, Paradise) [Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow with an Introduction by Ellen M. Mitchell]

by Dante Alighieri Digireads.com Publishing (September 20, 2017)

Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy in the middle of the 13th century and what is principally known of him comes from his own writings. One of the world’s great literary masterpieces, “The Divine...


Pudd'nhead Wilson

by Mark Twain Digireads.com Publishing (September 20, 2017)

First serialized in “The Century Magazine” between 1893 and 1894, Mark Twain’s “Pudd’nhead Wilson” is a murder mystery set before the American Civil War in Missouri, more specifically, in a town...


Bartleby and Benito Cereno

by Herman Melville Digireads.com Publishing (September 20, 2017)

In this collection readers will find two of Herman Melville’s most renowned shorter works, “Bartleby: The Scrivener”, and “Benito Cereno”. The first story, “Bartleby”, was first serialized in two...


SO THE DOVES

by Heidi James Bluemoose Books (September 14, 2017)

When award-winning journalist Marcus Murray's latest story uncovers a corrupt alliance between a UK bank, the arms trade and the government, it seems he has triumphed again in his quest for the truth. But he...


Peril in the Cotswolds

by Rebecca Tope Allison & Busby (August 24, 2017)

Thea Slocombe, nee Osborne, is trying to settle into normal, domestic life with Drew and his two children in Broad Campden. But in the course of an attempt to make friends locally, she finds the body of a close...


A Country Girl

by Nancy Carson Avon (August 10, 2017)

A must-read sweeping saga, full of intrigue, romance and page-turning drama . . .

Marigold Bingham, though promised to Algie Stokes, the lock-keeper’s son, reconsiders her dreams of marriage when she wrongly...


Alba

by Ron Culley Grosvenor House Publishing (August 08, 2017)

In 1985, as he prepared to release information that could have brought down the government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, solicitor and senior Scottish Nationalist politician Willie McRae was found in...


The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Hemingway Library Edition

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 18, 2017)

The fourth in the series of new annotated editions of Ernest Hemingway’s work, edited by the author’s grandson Seán and introduced by his son Patrick, this collection includes the best of the well-known...


Work

by Louisa May Alcott Dancing Unicorn Books (July 12, 2017)

It is one of several nineteenth-century novels which uncovers the changes in women's work in the new industrial era, as well as the dilemmas, tensions, and the meaning of that work. The story depicts the struggles...


Women in Love

by D. H. Lawrence Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

'Women in Love' is a sequel to 'The Rainbow.' Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen are two sisters living in the Midlands of England in the 1910s. Ursula is a teacher, Gudrun an artist. They meet two men who live nearby,...


With Lee in Virginia

by G. A. Henty Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

In Henty's words, "The Great War between the Northern and Southern States of America possesses a peculiar interest for us, not only because it was a struggle between two sections of a people akin to us in race...


With Her in Ourland

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

With Her in Ourland is the third book in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's utopian trilogy which begins where Moving the Mountain and Herland left off. Gilman masterfully compares our real modern male dominated world...


Winesburg, Ohio

by Sherwood Anderson Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

Winesburg, Ohio was inspired by Sherwood Anderson's early life experiences growing up in Ohio. This frank realistic portrayal of small town life brought the novel into the twentieth century. The influence of...


Why the Chimes Rang

by Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

‘Why the Chimes Rang’ is a beautifully written story based on an old legend. It has wonderful evocative symbolism, the old church with a bell tower soaring into the sky, touching the clouds waiting for a...


White Fang

by Jack London Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

Much of the novel is written from the view-point of his canine character, enabling London to explore how animals view their world and how they view humans. White Fang examines the violent world of wild animals...


Shot in Southwold

by Suzette Hill Allison & Busby (May 18, 2017)

1960. Lady Fawcett is eager to vet her daughter Amy's current beau, aspiring film director Bartholomew Hackle, who is shooting his first major movie in the charming Suffolk town of Southwold. As Amy is unable...


Bright Shiny Things

by Barbara Nadel Allison & Busby (April 20, 2017)

London's East End is the gateway to a sinister global underworld

A friend from the past asks for private investigator Lee Arnold's help in tracing his son: Fayyad al'Barri was last thought to be in Syria having...


The Celtic Twilight

by W. B. Yeats Dancing Unicorn Books (April 09, 2017)

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and dramatist. As one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature, he was a pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments. He was a driving force...


The Castle of Otranto

by Horace Walpole Dancing Unicorn Books (April 09, 2017)

This novel is the story of Conrad, son of Manfred of the house of Otranto. This thrilling tale abounds in adventure, suspense, and supernatural occurrences. Crammed with invention, entertainment, terror, and...


The Betrothed

by Dr Alessandro Manzoni Dancing Unicorn Books (April 09, 2017)

Set in northern Italy in 1628, during the terrible, oppressive years under Spanish rule, it is sometimes seen as a veiled attack on Austria, which controlled the region at the time the novel was written. It...


The Beasts of Tarzan

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Dancing Unicorn Books (April 09, 2017)

Tarzan and Jane’s infant son is kidnapped, leading them into a clever trap.


The Bacchae

by Euripides Dancing Unicorn Books (April 09, 2017)

Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have...


The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

by James Weldon Johnson Dancing Unicorn Books (April 09, 2017)

James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man,...


The Adventuress (Detective Club Crime Classics)

by Arthur B. Reeve & David Brawn Collins Crime Club (March 23, 2017)

Marking 100 years since publication, The Adventuress was the first full-length novel to feature ‘scientific detective’ Craig Kennedy, who was dubbed ‘the American Sherlock Holmes’ and the first fictional...


The Sorceress of Rome

by Nathan Gallizier Dancing Unicorn Books (January 15, 2017)

The third rebellion of Johannes Crescentius, Senator of Rome, enacted after the death of the pontiff and the election of Sylvester II, forms but the prelude to the great drama whose final curtain was to fall...


Soldiers of Fortune

by Richard Harding Davis Dancing Unicorn Books (January 06, 2017)

Davis was born on April 18, 1864. He made his reputation as a newspaper reporter in May to June 1889, by reporting on the devastation of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, following the infamous flood. He added to his...


The Woman in White

by Wilkie Collins Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

First published serially between 1859 and 1860, “The Woman in White” is Wilkie Collins’s epistolary novel that tells the tale of Walter Hartright, who encounters a woman all dressed in white on a moonlit...


Ulysses

by James Joyce Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

One of the most important works of the Modernist era, James Joyce’s “Ulysses” was originally published serially in the American journal “The Little Review” from March 1918 to December 1920. Subsequently...


Anne of Avonlea

by Lucy M. Montgomery Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

First published in 1909, “Anne of Avonlea” is Lucy M. Montgomery’s second installment in the much loved “Anne of Green Gables” book series. Following the life of Anne Shirley from age sixteen to eighteen...


Northanger Abbey (Illustrated by Hugh Thomson)

by Jane Austen Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

First published posthumously in 1817, “Northanger Abbey” was actually the first finished novel that Jane Austen wrote. It is the story of seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland, one of ten children of a country...


Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

First serialized in Blackwood’s Magazine in 1899, “Heart of Darkness” is the story of steamboat captain Charlie Marlow’s voyage into the primitive interior of the Congo of Africa. As a manager of a Belgian...


The Hound of the Baskervilles

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

When Sir Charles Baskerville is found suspiciously dead, his friend, Dr. James Mortimer asks Sherlock Holmes to look into the death. While the cause of death is determined to be a heart attack, Mortimer suspects...


The Yellow Wall-Paper, Herland, and Selected Writings

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an American sociologist, author, poet, and lecturer whose influential work and unorthodox lifestyle made her an icon for future generations of feminists. Much of her work criticized...


The Invisible Man

by H. G. Wells Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

Often referred to as a “father of science fiction”, H. G. Wells was one of the first authors to write a type of speculative fiction which referenced the advancements in science of his time. Characteristic...


Hard Times (with an Introduction by Edwin Percy Whipple)

by Charles Dickens Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

Charles Dickens’s tenth novel, which was first published serially in Dickens’s own periodical journal “Household Words” in 1854, “Hard Times,” is a work that sought to highlight the social and economic...


The Virginian (with an Introduction by Struthers Burt)

by Owen Wister Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

First published in 1902, Owen Wister’s “The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains” is a genre-defining work, arguably the first western novel, in which the life of the cowboy of the Old West is romanticized....


Silas Marner (with an Introduction by Esther Wood)

by George Eliot Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

First published in 1861, “Silas Marner” is George Eliot’s tale of an English linen weaver. When Silas is falsely accused of stealing the funds of the small Calvinist congregation to which he belongs, his...


The Moonstone

by Wilkie Collins Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

First published serially in 1868, Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone” is generally considered as the first full length detective novel in the English language. The novel concerns a large valuable diamond...


The House of Mirth (with an Introduction by Walter B. Rideout)

by Edith Wharton Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton used her inside knowledge of upper class New York life in the early part of the 20th century as the basis for her 1905 novel, “The House of Mirth”. The...


Dante's Inferno (The Divine Comedy: Volume I, Hell)

by Dante Alighieri Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy in the middle of the 13th century and what is principally known of him comes from his own writings. One of the world’s great literary masterpieces, the “Divine...


War and Peace (Translated Louise and Aylmer Maude)

by Leo Tolstoy Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

Considered one of the greatest novels ever written, “War and Peace” masterfully captures an intimate view of humanity on an epic scale. In this sweeping narrative, Tolstoy utilizes a large cast of characters...