The most popular books in English
from 15401 to 15600

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

15403. The Good Apprentice

Iris Murdoch

Edward Baltram is overwhelmed with guilt. His nasty little prank has gone horribly wrong: He has fed his closest friend a sandwich laced with a hallucinogenic drug and the young man has fallen out of a window to his death. Edward searches for redemption through a reunion with …

15404. Numbered Account

Christopher Reich

Through the eyes of Christopher Reich, dive into the corrupt world of international high finance. In his debut novel, Reich offers a realistic and gritty "day-in-the-life" perspective on working in the world's financial mecca. For Nick Neumann, an ex-marine turned Harvard MBA …

15405. Trio for Blunt Instruments

Rex Stout

Trio for Blunt Instruments is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout, published in 1964 by the Viking Press in the United States and simultaneously by MacMillan & Company in Canada. The book comprises three stories: "Kill Now—Pay Later", serialized in three …

15406. Sleepless Trilogy, Book 3: Beggars Ride (Beggers …

Nancy Kress

Beggars Ride is a 1996 science fiction novel by noted author Nancy Kress.

15408. Einstein's Monsters

Martin Amis

Einstein's Monsters is a collection of short stories by British writer Martin Amis. Each of the five stories deals with the subject of nuclear weapons.

15411. Chronicle of the King's Blades, The Jaguar Knights

Dave Duncan

The Jaguar Knights is a book published in 2004 that was written by Dave Duncan.

15412. Nightside the Long Sun

Gene Wolfe

Nightside the Long Sun is a book published in 1993 that was written by Gene Wolfe.

15413. Ox-Cart Man (2 copies)

Donald Hall

Ox-Cart Man is the title of a 1979 book written by Donald Hall and illustrated by Barbara Cooney. It won the 1980 Caldecott Medal. The book tells of the life and work of an early 19th-century farming family in New Hampshire. The father uses an ox-cart to take their goods to …

15414. The Bondwoman's Narrative

Hannah Crafts

The Bondwoman's Narrative is a best-selling novel by Hannah Crafts, a self-proclaimed slave escaped from North Carolina. She likely wrote the novel in the mid-19th century. The manuscript was authenticated and published in 2002. Scholars believe that the novel, possibly the …

15416. Ulysses I

Joyce

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, and then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach in February 1922, in Paris. It is considered to be one of the …

15417. Black Robe

Brian Moore

Black Robe, first published in 1985, is a historical novel by Brian Moore set in New France in the 17th century. The novel follows Father Laforgue, a French Jesuit priest traveling up river to repopulate the mission to the Huron Indians. It chronicles his interactions with the …

15418. Once Were Warriors

Alan Duff

Once Were Warriors is New Zealand author Alan Duff's bestselling first novel, published in 1990. It tells the story of an urban Māori family, the Hekes, and portrays the reality of domestic violence in New Zealand. It was the basis of a 1994 film of the same title, directed by …

15420. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

Charles Darwin

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex is a book by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871, which applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection, a form of biological adaptation distinct from, yet …

15421. Wizard of the Pigeons

Robin Hobb

Wizard of the Pigeons is a 1985 urban fantasy novel set in Seattle, Washington by Megan Lindholm, issued as a paperback original by Ace Books and reprinted in hardcover by Hypatia Press in 1994. Several UK editions have also been published. The book deals delicately with many …

15422. The Edge of Human (Blade Runner, Book 2)

K. W. Jeter

Blade Runner 2: The Edge of Human is a science fiction novel by K. W. Jeter, and a continuation of both the film Blade Runner, and the novel upon which it was based, Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

15425. The Vintage Bradbury: Ray Bradbury's own selection …

Ray Bradbury

A collection of stories include tales about a playroom in which children's fantasies become real enough to kill, and a beautiful white suit that turns six down-and-out Chicanos into their ideal selves

15426. Wonderful, Wonderful Times

Elfriede Jelinek

Wonderful, Wonderful Times is a novel by Austrian writer Elfriede Jelinek, published in 1980 by Rowohlt Verlag. It is Jelinek's fifth book. An English version, translated by Michael Hulse, was released in 1990 by Serpent's Tail. A film adaptation of the novel was released in …

15429. Hardy Boys The House on the Cliff (, Book 2)

Franklin W. Dixon

The House On The Cliff is the second book in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. The book ranks 72nd on the Publishers Weekly's All-Time Bestselling Children's Book List in the United States with 1,712,433 copies sold as of 2001. This …

15430. Welcome to the desert of the real! : five essays on …

Slavoj Žižek

Welcome to the Desert of the Real is a 2002 book by Slavoj Žižek. A Marxist and Lacanian analysis of the ideological and political responses to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Zizek's study incorporates various psychoanalytic, postmodernist, biopolitical, and …

15432. Journey to Portugal

Jose Saramago

Journey to Portugal is a non-fiction book on Portugal by Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago. It was first published in 1981 by Círculo de Leitores e Editorial Caminho.

15433. Introduction to The Theory of Computation

Michael Sipser

Introduction to the Theory of Computation is a standard textbook in theoretical computer science, written by Michael Sipser and first published by PWS Publishing in 1997.

15434. As for Me and My House

Sinclair Ross

As For Me and My House, by Canadian author Sinclair Ross, was first published by the American company Reynal and Hitchcock, with little fanfare. Its 1957 Canadian re-issue, by McClelland & Stewart, as part of their New Canadian Library line, began its canonization, mostly in …

15436. Crown Duel (Crown & Court Duet 1)

Sherwood Smith

Crown Duel is a 2002 young adult fantasy novel written by American author Sherwood Smith, originally published as two separate books, Crown Duel and Court Duel. Both stories take place in the fictional land of Sartorias-deles, a fantasy world Smith has written about since her …

15439. The Last Pope

Luís M. Rocha

The Last Pope is a novel by Portuguese author Luís Miguel Rocha, released in 2006. It is a thriller set thirty years after the death of Pope John Paul I, in which a journalist, Sarah Monteiro, receives menaces connected with the secrets of Vatican City and the Italian secret …

15440. Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance

Marion Chesney

Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance is the fifteenth Agatha Raisin mystery novel by Marion Chesney under her pseudonym M. C. Beaton. She sets up her own detective agency, Raisin Investigations, having previously investigated as a hobby. There are three attempts to assassinate …

15441. The Sign of the Seahorse

Graeme Base

The Sign of the Seahorse is a 1992 illustrated children's book by Graeme Base. It was first published on September 15, 1992 through Harry N. Abrams Inc., and was later adapted into a film and musical. The book received a first printing of 350,000 copies and was an alternative …

15445. Dragon Bones: A Red Princess Mystery

Lisa See

Dragon Bones by Lisa See is the third of the Red Princess mysteries, preceded by Flower Net and The Interior. Once again the protagonists Inspector Liu Hulan and Attorney David Stark return—this time as husband and wife.

15446. Wodehouse: Meet Mr. Mulliner (The Collector's …

P. G. Wodehouse

Meet Mr. Mulliner is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse. First published in the United Kingdom on 27 September 1927 by Herbert Jenkins, and in the United States on 2 March 1928 by Doubleday, Doran. It introduces the irrepressible pub raconteur Mr. Mulliner, who …

15447. The Sacred and Profane Love Machine

Iris Murdoch

The Sacred and Profane Love Machine is a novel by Iris Murdoch. Published in 1974, it was her sixteenth novel. It won the Whitbread Novel Award for 1974.

15448. Black Ships Before Troy. The Story Of The Iliad

Rosemary Sutcliff

Black Ships Before Troy: The story of the Iliad is a novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff, illustrated by Alan Lee, and published by Frances Lincoln in 1993. Partly based on the Iliad, the book retells the story of the Trojan War, beginning with the birth of Paris to …

15450. The Mist in the Mirror (New Longman Literature)

Susan Hill

The Mist in the Mirror: A Ghost Story is a novel by Susan Hill. The novel is about a traveller called Sir James Monmouth and his pursuit of an explorer called Conrad Vane.

15451. Strange Defeat

Marc Bloch

L'Étrange Défaite is a book written in the summer of 1940 by French historian Marc Bloch. The book was published in 1946; in the meanwhile, Bloch had been tortured and shot by the Gestapo in June 1944 for his participation in the French resistance. An English translation was …

15452. Rigadoon

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Rigadoon is a novel by the French writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline, published posthumously in 1969. The story is based on Céline's escape from France to Denmark after the invasion of Normandy, after he had been associated with the Vichy regime. It is the third part in a trilogy …

15456. Max and Moritz

Wilhelm Busch

Max and Moritz is a German language illustrated story in verse. This highly inventive, blackly humorous tale, told entirely in rhymed couplets, was written and illustrated by Wilhelm Busch and published in 1865. It is among the early works of Busch, nevertheless it already …

15457. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

John Ashbery

Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror is a 1975 poetry collection by the American writer John Ashbery. The title comes from the painting with the same name. The book received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

15459. Actor Prepares, An

Constantin Stanislavski

An Actor Prepares is the first of Konstantin Stanislavski's books on acting, followed by Building a Character and Creating a Role. Stanislavski intended to publish the contents of An Actor Prepares and Building a Character as a single volume, and in the Russian language. …

15460. A Fool's Alphabet

Sebastian Faulks

A Fool's Alphabet is a 1992 novel by author Sebastian Faulks. The book splits the life of a photographer into short, alphabetically arranged episodes based on location as follows: Anzio, Italy, 1944 Backley, Berkshire, England, 1950 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1980 Dorking, Surrey, …

15461. My Darling, My Hamburger

Paul Zindel

My Darling, My Hamburger is a young adult novel written by Paul Zindel, first published in 1969.

15464. The Flight of the Eisenstein

James Swallow

Book four in the New York Times bestselling series. This is a reissue of 9781849708128 Having witnessed the events on Istvaan III, Deathguard Captain Garro seizes a ship and heads to Terra to warn the Emperor of Horus' treachery. But the fleeing Eisenstein is damaged by enemy …

15466. Practical Common Lisp (Books for Professionals by …

Peter Seibel

Practical Common Lisp is an introductory book on Common Lisp by Peter Seibel which intersperses "practical" chapters along with a fairly complete introduction to the language. In the practical chapters Seibel develops various pieces of software such as a unit testing framework, …

15467. Five on Kirrin Island Again

Enid Blyton

Five On Kirrin Island Again is the sixth novel in the Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in October, 1947. Julian, Dick and Anne come to George's house for their holidays. They plan to explore Kirrin island a bit more. But when Uncle Quentin announces that …

15470. Asimov's New guide to science

Isaac Asimov

The Intelligent Man's Guide to Science is a general guide to the sciences written by Isaac Asimov. It was first published in 1960 by Basic Books in two volumes, Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences, though some subsequent editions were published as single volumes. A …

15471. Dusklands

J. M. Coetzee

Dusklands is the debut novel by J. M. Coetzee, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. The novel consists of two separate stories, "The Vietnam Project" and "The Narrative of Jacobus Coetzee." The first story, "The Vietnam Project", relates the gradual descent into …

15475. Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious

Sigmund Freud

Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious is a book on the psychoanalysis of jokes and humour by Dr. Sigmund Freud, first published in 1905. In this work, Freud described the psychological processes and techniques of jokes, which he likened as similar to the processes and …

15479. The Joiner King (Star Wars: Dark Nest, Book 1)

Troy Denning

After triumphing in Star Wars: The Unifying Force, the heroes of the New Jedi Order return in a dazzling new adventure!Luke Skywalker is worried: A handful of Jedi Knights, including his nephew and niece, Jaina and Jacen Solo, have disappeared into the Unknown Regions in …

15480. The Touch

Colleen McCullough

The Touch is a historical novel by Colleen McCullough published in 2003. It is about the life of a Scotswoman, Elizabeth Drummond, who travels from her home in Kinross, Scotland to New South Wales in order to marry her wealthy cousin, Alexander Kinross. The story takes place …

15482. The Ghost in the Machine

Arthur Koestler

The Ghost in the Machine is a 1967 book about philosophical psychology by Arthur Koestler. The title is a phrase coined by the Oxford philosopher Gilbert Ryle to describe the Cartesian dualist account of the mind–body relationship. Koestler shares with Ryle the view that the …

15485. Crabgrass Frontier

Kenneth T. Jackson

Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States is a book written by historian Kenneth T. Jackson. Published in 1985. Extensively researched and referenced, the book takes into account factors that promoted suburbanization such as the availability of cheap land, …

15487. Who Fears Death

Nnedi Okorafor

Who Fears Death, by Nnedi Okorafor, is a novel with science fiction and fantasy elements that was published in 2010. It was awarded the 2011 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, as well as the 2010 Carl Brandon Kindred Award "for an outstanding work of speculative fiction dealing …

15489. The God Box

Alex Sanchez

The God Box, a novel by Alex Sánchez, focuses on the conflict and friendship between two Christian teenage boys, one openly gay and the other struggling to accept his sexuality. It was adapted into a play in 2009 which had its world premiere performance at Sacred Heart …

15491. We All Fall Down

Robert Cormier

We All Fall Down is a suspense novel for young adults by Robert Cormier.

15494. India Unbound: from Independence to the Global …

Gurcharan Das

India Unbound: From Independence to Global Information Age is a 2000 non-fiction book by Gurcharan Das. It is an account of India's economic journey after its Independence in 1947.

15495. Signal to Noise

Eric Nylund

Signal to Noise is a 1998 cyberpunk novel by Eric S. Nylund. It is the first half of a duology, the second half being A Signal Shattered.

15496. Riders

Jilly Cooper

Riders is an international best-selling novel, written by the English author, Jilly Cooper. It is the first of a series of romance novels known as the Rutshire Chronicles, which are set in the fictional English county of Rutshire. The story focuses on the lives of a group of top …

15497. The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis

Jacques Lacan

The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis is the 1978 English-language translation of published in Paris by Le Seuil in 1973. The text of the Seminar, which was held by Jacques Lacan at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris between January and June 1964 and is the eleventh …

15498. Postmodernism: Or, the Cultural Logic of Late …

Fredric Jameson

Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism is a 1991 book by Fredric Jameson offering a critique of modernism and postmodernism from a Marxist perspective. The book began as a 1984 article in the New Left Review.

15499. Making the Corps

Thomas E. Ricks

Making the Corps is a 1997 non-fiction book written by Thomas E. Ricks.

15501. Cry of the Halidon, The

Robert Ludlum

The Cry of the Halidon is a 1974 suspense novel by Robert Ludlum.

15502. Athabasca

Alistair MacLean

Athabasca is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1980. As with the novel Night Without End, it depicts adventure, sabotage and murder in the unforgiving Arctic environment. It is laid in the oilfields and oil sands fields of Alaska and Canada and …

15503. The Samurai's Daughter

Sujata Massey

The Samurai's Daughter is a book written by Sujata Massey.

15505. Timon of Athens

William Shakespeare

Timon of Athens is a play by William Shakespeare, published in the First Folio and probably written in collaboration with another author, most likely Thomas Middleton, in about 1605–1606. It is about the fortunes of an Athenian named Timon. The central character is a well …

15506. Anti-Semite and Jew

Jean-Paul Sartre

Anti-Semite and Jew is an essay about antisemitism written by Jean-Paul Sartre shortly after the liberation of Paris from German occupation in 1944. The first part of the essay, "The Portrait of the Antisemite", was published in December 1945 in Les Temps modernes. The full text …

15508. Magic

William Goldman

Magic is a psychological horror novel written by William Goldman. It was published in the United States in August 1976 by Delacorte Press. In 1978 Richard Attenborough directed a feature film adaptation of the story that starred Anthony Hopkins and Ann-Margret.

15510. Gettysburg, A Novel of the Civil War

Newt Gingrich

Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War is an alternate history novel written by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen. It was published in 2003 and became a New York Times bestseller. It is the first part in a trilogy in which the next books are respectively Grant Comes East and …

15513. Spadework

Timothy Findley

Spadework is a novel by Canadian writer Timothy Findley set in the theater world of Stratford, Ontario. It was first published in Canada by HarperCollins Publishers in 2001.

15514. The Sea Hawk

Rafael Sabatini

The Sea Hawk is a novel by Rafael Sabatini, originally published in 1915. The story is set over the years 1588–1593 and concerns a retired Cornish seafaring gentleman, Sir Oliver Tressilian, who is villainously betrayed by a jealous half-brother. After being forced to serve as a …

15516. Rumpole of the Bailey

John Mortimer

Rumpole of the Bailey is a 1978 collection of short stories by John Mortimer about defence barrister Horace Rumpole. They were adapted from his scripts for the TV series of the same name. The stories were: "Rumpole and the Younger Generation" "Rumpole and the Alternative …

15517. A Dog with No Tail

Hamdi Abu Golayyel

In a world with no meaning, meaning is an act . . .This is a story about building things up and knocking them down. Here are the campfire tales of Egypt's dispossessed and disillusioned, the anti-Arabian Nights.Our narrator, a rural immigrant from the Bedouin villages of the …

15518. Marsh: 03 - The Nursing Home Murder (Roderick …

Ngaio Marsh

The Nursing Home Murder is a work of detective fiction by New Zealand author Ngaio Marsh.

15519. The Miracle Game

Josef Skvorecky

The Miracle Game is a Czech novel by Josef Škvorecký published in 1972 by Sixty Eight Publishers in Toronto, Canada. It was translated into English in 1990 by Paul Wilson, and according to The Times is Skvorecky's masterpiece. It was his response to Prague Spring events of 1968 …

15520. Annihilation

Philip Athans

Annihilation is a NY Times Best Seller fantasy novel by Philip Athans. It is the fifth book of the War of the Spider Queen hexad and, like other books in the series, it is set in the Forgotten Realms setting for Dungeons & Dragons.

15521. Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt

Richard Brautigan

Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt is Richard Brautigan's eighth poetry publication and includes 58 poems. The title of the book echoes a 1942 San Francisco Chronicle headline describing a successful operation by Rommel during the North African Campaign of World War II. The six …

15524. Buried Fire

Jonathan Stroud

Buried Fire is a fantasy novel by Jonathan Stroud first published in 1999 by Corgi. It was initially part of the Fire Chronicles, but later the series was disbanded by the publisher. It was supposed to be called The Four Gifts.

15526. Day of Creation, The

J. G. Ballard

The Day of Creation is a 1987 novel by J. G. Ballard.

15527. Singularity

William Sleator

Singularity, published in 1985 by E. P. Dutton, is a science fiction novel for young adults written by William Sleator. It was listed as a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and was a Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award Nominee.

15529. Acts of War (Tom Clancy's Op-centre S.)

Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Acts of War is a technothriller by Tom Clancy

15530. Waiting

Frank M. Robinson

From the author who brought us the distinguished spy thriller Death of a Marionette and The Towering Inferno, one of the most popular films of the '70s, comes Waiting, an intense novel of contemporary menace, in the mode of Robinson's 1950s classic, The Power. There are people …

15531. Acorna's Search: The Further Adventures of the …

Anne McCaffrey

Acorna's Search is a fantasy or science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough. It was the fifth in the Acorna Universe series initiated by McCaffrey and Margaret Ball in Acorna: The Unicorn Girl. Search was preceded by Acorna's World and followed by …

15532. Watery Grave

Bruce Alexander Cook

Watery Grave is the third historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

15534. The Story Of King Arthur And His Knights

Howard Pyle

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights is a November 1903 novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. It was published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Pyle's illustrations for the stories have been called "glorious", with the text and the illustrations complementing …

15536. Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne

David Gaider

Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne is a fantasy novel released March 3, 2009. It serves as a prequel to the BioWare role-playing game Dragon Age: Origins and is written by David Gaider, lead writer of Dragon Age: Origins. It is his first novel, as well as the first novel set in the …

15538. A Lotus Grows in the Mud

Goldie Hawn

A Lotus Grows in the Mud is a memoir written by Goldie Hawn in 2005, with experienced author Wendy Holden. The memoir was written about past episodes and encounters with family, friends, co-workers and complete strangers Hawn has met and known throughout her lifetime. Using a …

15540. Auschwitz and After

Charlotte Delbo

Auschwitz and After is a first person account of life and survival in Birkenau by Charlotte Delbo, translated into English by Rose C. Lamont. Delbo, who had returned to occupied France to work in the French resistance alongside her husband, was sent to the camp for her …

15542. Approaching Oblivion Road Signs on the Treadmill …

Harlan Ellison

Approaching Oblivion is a collection of eleven short stories by American author Harlan Ellison. They had appeared in various magazines throughout the early 1970s with the exceptions of "Paulie Charmed the Sleeping Woman" which originally appeared in 1962 and "Ecowareness" which …

15543. Born of Ice

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Born of Ice is a book published in 2009 that was written by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

15544. The Forged Coupon

Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj

The Forged Coupon is a novella in two parts by Leo Tolstoy. Though he first conceived of the story in the late 1890s, he did not begin writing it until 1902. After struggling for several years, he finally completed the story in 1904; however, it was not published until some of …

15545. (Nancy Drew #31) The Ringmaster's Secret

Carolyn Keene

The Ringmaster's Secret is the thirty-first volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in late 1953 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

15546. Xone of Contention (Book 23)

Piers Anthony

Xone of Contention is the twenty-third book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

15548. Knees Up Mother Earth

Robert Rankin

Knees Up Mother Earth is the seventh book by Robert Rankin in the Brentford Trilogy, as well as the second book in the The Witches of Chiswick Trilogy. The plot centers on the efforts of Jim Pooley and John Omalley to save Brentford F.C.'s football ground from demolition as part …

15549. Conan the Usurper (The Ace Chronicles of Conan book …

Robert E. Howard

Conan the Usurper is a 1967 collection of four fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. Most of the stories originally appeared in the fantasy magazine Weird Tales in the …

15550. Surrender My Love

Johanna Lindsey

Surrender My Love is a book published in 1994 that was written by Johanna Lindsey.

15551. The Spellsong War : The Spellsong Cycle

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Spellsong War is a book published in 1998 that was written by L.E Modesitt Jr.

15552. Neveryóna

Samuel R. Delany

Neveryóna, or: The Tale of Signs and Cities is a sword and sorcery novel by Samuel R. Delany. It is the second of the four-volume Return to Nevèrÿon series. This article discusses the novel itself. Discussions of overall plot, setting, characters, themes, structure, and style of …

15553. The Magic Goes Away

Larry Niven

The Magic Goes Away is a fantasy short story written by Larry Niven in 1976, and later expanded to a novella of the same name which was published in 1978. While these works were not the first in the "Magic Universe" or "Warlock" series, they marked a turning point after the 1973 …

15554. Singing in the Shrouds

Ngaio Marsh

Singing in the Shrouds is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twentieth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1959. The plot concerns a serial killer who is on a transatlantic voyage to South Africa.

15555. The Calligrapher

Edward Docx

The Calligrapher is the debut novel of Edward Docx, published in 2003. Highly praised, it has been translated into eight languages. It was selected by Matt Thorn as his Summer fiction choice in The Independent and by both San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury as a 'Best …

15556. Last ditch

Ngaio Marsh

Last Ditch is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-ninth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1977. The plot concerns drug smuggling in the Channel Islands, and features Alleyn's son, Ricky, in a central role.

15558. Free Amazons of Darkover

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Free Amazons of Darkover is an anthology of fantasy and science fiction short stories edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The stories are set in Bradley's world of Darkover. The book was first published by DAW Books in December, 1985.

15559. The Long Road Home

Danielle Steel

The Long Road Home was written by Danielle Steel and released in 1998.

15560. When I Was Young in the Mountains (Reading Rainbow …

Cynthia Rylant

When I Was Young in the Mountains is a 1982 children's book. It was the first book written by Cynthia Rylant, who has written over 60 children's books such as Missing May, which won the Newbery Medal. The book, which Rylant later said took her but an hour to complete, earned an …

15561. False Scent (A Roderick Alleyn Mystery)

Ngaio Marsh

False Scent is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-first novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1960. The plot concerns the murder of an aging stage actress, and continues Marsh's fascination with the theater and with acting.

15562. Cook Glen : Dread Brass Shadows (Garrett P.I.)

Glen Cook

Dread Brass Shadows is the fifth novel in Glen Cook's ongoing Garrett P.I. series. The series combines elements of mystery and fantasy as it follows the adventures of private investigator Garrett.

15563. Fell (Series, Book 2 of 2)

David Clement-Davies

Fell is a novel, written by David Clement-Davies as a follow-up to The Sight. The book was published in 2007 by Amulet Books. It follows the story of Fell, a wolf who left his pack after the events of The Sight.

15565. Destination: Void (Book 4): Ascension Factor

Thomas Schlück

The Ascension Factor is the fourth and final science fiction novel set in the Destination: Void universe by the American author Frank Herbert and poet Bill Ransom. It takes place about twenty five years after The Lazarus Effect. It completes the story of the humans descended …

15566. Wren's Quest

Sherwood Smith

Wren’s Quest is the sequel to Wren to the Rescue, and provides further background and character-development leading into Wren's War.

15567. Love Monkey

Kyle Smith

Love Monkey is a comic novel by Kyle Smith published in 2004. It is the basis for the 2006 CBS television series of the same name. Love Monkey is Kyle Smith's first novel. Smith is currently a film critic for the New York Post. The title, Love Monkey, is from a song lyric.

15570. Ask Me No Questions - Copy 4

Marina Budhos

Ask Me No Questions is a novel by Marina Budhos, published by Scholastic in 2007. It covers the trials and turmoil a family of Bangladeshi immigrants face after the September 11th attacks. Marina Budhos is an award winning author for early learning and women's struggles.

15572. The Phoenix Unchained

Mercedes Lackey

The Phoenix Unchained is the first book of Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory's The Enduring Flame Trilogy. Its sequel is The Phoenix Endangered.

15573. Dovey Coe

Frances O'Roark Dowell

The children's book Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell was published in 2000 and focuses on the 1920s. It is a first person narrative from the viewpoint of a mountain girl who wants to clear up confusion about a recent murder.

15574. Doctor Sleep

Stephen King

Cemetery Dance Publications is very pleased to announce our Deluxe Special Limited Edition of Stephen King's new novel, Doctor Sleep.Stephen King returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about …

15575. Fabian: The Story of a Moralist

Kastner

Originally published in German in 1931 and in an expurgated English translation in 1932, this novel is the tale of Jacob Fabian, a Berlin advertising copywriter doomed in the context of economic, ethical, and political collapse by his characteristic mixture of detachment and …

15576. Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy)

Stephen King

1 New York Times bestseller In a high suspense race against time three of the most unlikely heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands Mr Mercedes is a rich resonant exceptionally readable accomplishment by a man who can write in …

15577. Dreaming of Babylon: A Private Eye Novel 1942

Richard Brautigan

It is early 1942. You are in San Francisco, and you need a private eye. Sam Spade is rumored to be in Istanbul. The Continental Op has been drafted and is a sergeant in the Aleutians. Philip Marlowe is up at Little Fawn Lake investigating the disappearance of Mrs. Derace …

15578. The Cat Who Went to Paris

Peter Gethers

The Cat Who Went to Paris is a short novel by Peter Gethers that documents his life with his cat Norton, a Scottish Fold. It spurred two sequel books, A Cat Abroad and The Cat Who'll Live Forever: The Final Adventures of Norton, the Perfect Cat, and His Imperfect Human. Literary …

15579. Belle de Jour

Joseph Kessel

The startling and groundbreaking novel that inspired Luis Bunuel's film by the same name, Belle de Jour remains as vital and controversial today as it was in its 1960 debut. Severine Serizy is a wealthy and beautiful Parisian housewife. She loves her husband, but she cannot …

15580. The Diary of a Chambermaid

Octave Mirbeau

"I am no saint; I have known many men, and I know, by experience, all the madness, all the vileness, of which they are capable. But a man like Monsiuer?" –– from THE DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID The famous anarchist and art critic Octave Mirbeau (1848–1917) inspired not one but two …

15581. Creative Evolution

Henri Bergson

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: changes; and even if the cause of the variation is of a psychological nature, we can hardly call …

15582. Jabberwocky

Lewis Carroll

"Jabberwocky" is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll and included in his 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, a sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The book tells of Alice's adventures within the back-to-front world of a looking glass. …

15584. Tribulations of a Chinaman in China

Jules Verne

Tribulations of a Chinaman in China is an adventure novel by Jules Verne, first published in 1879. The story is about a rich Chinese man, Kin-Fo, who is bored with life, and after some business misfortune decides to die.

15585. In My Brother's Shadow

Anthea Bell

A renowned German novelist's memoir of his brother, who joined the SS and was killed at the Russian front. Uwe Timm was only two years old when in 1942 his older brother, Karl Heinz, announced to his family he had volunteered for service with an elite squadron of the German …

15586. Babyhood

Paul Reiser

Listening to Paul Reiser "read" the unabridged audiocassette version of Babyhood is a lot like attending a private performance of a one-man stand-up comedy show--without the hecklers. In his quintessential New York accent, the Mad About You star speaks directly to his audience …

15587. Walk on the Wild Side, A

Nelson Algren

With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk in the Wild Side has found a place in the imaginations of all generations since it first appeared. As Algren admitted, the book …

15588. The Royal Way

André Malraux

The Royal Way is an existentialist novel by André Malraux. It is about two nonconformist adventurers who travel on the "Royal Way" to Angkor in the Cambodian jungle. Their intention is to steal precious bas-relief sculptures from the temples. Along with Les Conquérants, and …

15589. The Tunnel

William H. Gass

The Tunnel is William H. Gass's 1995 magnum opus that took 26 years to write and earned him the American Book Award of 1996. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award. The Tunnel is the work of William Frederick Kohler, a professor of history in an unnamed university in …

15590. The life and death of King John

George Steevens

Like most of Shakespeare’s history plays, King John presents a struggle for the English crown. The struggle this time, however, is strikingly cold-blooded and brutal.John, the younger brother of the late Richard I, is the king, and a savage one. His opponent is a boy, his nephew …

15591. Rock Crystal

Adalbert Stifter

Seemingly the simplest of stories—a passing anecdote of village life— Rock Crystal opens up into a tale of almost unendurable suspense. This jewel-like novella by the writer that Thomas Mann praised as "one of the most extraordinary, the most enigmatic, the most secretly daring …

15592. Gemini

Michel Tournier

Jean and Paul are identical twins. Outsiders, even their parents, cannot tell them apart, and call them Jean-Paul. The mysterious bond between them excludes all others; they speak their own language; they are one perfectly harmonious unit; they are, in all innocence, lovers.For …

15593. Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View

Stanley Milgram

Between 1961 and 1962, Stanley Milgram carried out a series of experiments in which human subjects supposedly were given progressively more painful electro-shocks in a carefully calibrated series to determine to what extent people will obey orders even when they knew them to be …

15594. Red Lights

Georges Simenon

It is Friday evening before Labor Day weekend. Americans are hitting the highways in droves; the radio crackles with warnings of traffic jams and crashed cars. Steve Hogan and his wife, Nancy, have a long drive ahead—from New York City to Maine, where their children are in camp. …

15595. The Devil and the Good Lord

Jean-Paul Sartre

The Devil and the Good Lord is a 1951 play by French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. The play concerns the moral choices of its characters, warlord Goetz, clergy Heinrich, communist leader Nasti and others during the German Peasants' War. The first act follows Goetz' …

15598. The Third Reich: A New History

Michael Burleigh

The Third Reich: A New History is a book published in 2000 and written by Michael Burleigh.

15600. Thebes at War

Naguib Mahfouz

Thebes at War is an early novel by the Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz. It was originally published in Arabic in 1944. An English translation by Humphrey Davies appeared in 2003. The novel is one of several that Mahfouz wrote at the beginning of his career, with Pharaonic Egypt …



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