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  • An Enemy of the People

    An Adaptation of the Play by Henrik Ibsen

    by Arthur Miller ...
    series Penguin Modern Classics
    When Dr Stockmann discovers that the water in the small Norwegian town in which he is the resident physician has been contaminated, he does what any responsible citizen would do: reports it to the authorities. But Stockmann's good deed has the potential to ruin the town's reputation as a popular spa destination, and instead of being hailed as a hero, Stockmann is labelled an enemy of the people. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Daddy Long Legs

    by Jean Webster ...
    Jean Webster was a grandniece of Mark Twain, and it shows. "Daddy Long Legs" is her best-known book, published in 1911. It is an epistolary novel and a profound and tender homage to the power of awakening love.Jerusha (Judy) Abbot is 18, and has outgrown the orphanage in which she grew up. Her carers aren't sure what to do with her; Judy's too smart to be wasted on Household School, but there's ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Stranger

    Now a major Netflix show

    by Harlan Coben ...
    The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world.Adam Price has a lot to lose: a comfortable marriage to a beautiful woman, two wonderful sons, and all the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Civilization Ends; Surviving Begins

    A worldwide event causes 99.9% of humanity to lose their sight. The remaining few try, in their lawful or unlawful ways, to survive. Technology like electric power continues for a time, but begins to fall apart as equipment fails and is not repaired.In the span of a few days, human society goes from the 21st century to a feudal or worse era. The little band that Grant McKenzie collects battles ... Read more

    $2.77 AUD

  • Destined to Love

    series The Starting Over Trilogy #3
    Trying to move on and build a life together with Angel, Mason Myles plans a special birthday dinner proposal for Angel Perez, where he learns that Angel is still being tortured by her past.Angel reveals during the proposal that she may be pregnant with her rapist’s baby.Mason is now torn by the fact he wasn’t able to save Angel from her abusive ex; now he may be faced with the remembrance of that ... Read more

    $5.47 AUD

  • Coronado

    by Dennis Lehane ...
    A small southern town gives birth to a dangerous man with a broken heart and a high-powered rifle... A young girl, caught up in an inner-city gang war, crosses the line from victim to avenger... An innocent man is hunted by government agents for an unspecified crime... A boy and a girl fall in love while ransacking a rich man's house during the waning days of the Vietnam War... A compromised ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Death of a Salesman

    Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem

    by Arthur Miller ...
    In the spring of 1948 Arthur Miller retreated to a log cabin in Connecticut with the first two lines of a new play already fixed in his mind. He emerged six weeks later with the final script of Death of a Salesman - a painful examination of American life and consumerism. Opening on Broadway the following year, Miller's extraordinary masterpiece changed the course of modern theatre. In creating ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Great Gatsby (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

    "A curious book, a mystical, glamourous story of today." - Edwin Clark of The New York Times"[The Great Gatsby] leaves the reader in a mood of chastened wonder. . . a revelation of life . . . a work of art." - C. Ford of the Los Angeles Times“. . . fascinating . . . His style fairly scintillates, and with a genuine brilliance; he writes surely and soundly." - The New York Post". . ... ... Read more

    $1.10 AUD

  • Kat's Last Chance (The Evans Family, Book Four)

    series The Evans Family #4
    Ian Evans gave his heart to the girl he had loved since high school, but she broke it when she threw his ring in his face and walked away. Three years later, when Kat reappears engaged to a powerful politician, Ian feels the burn of betrayal all over again.Kathleen Woods never stopped loving Ian, not even when he glared at her with hatred in his eyes. Her father, a man who stops at nothing to get ... Read more

    Free

  • Throwing Bones: And Other Adventures of an International Drug Smuggler

    This stuff really happened. The drug smuggler known as "The Boxer" actually beat the U.S. Government at every turn. Think 'Traffic' and 'Blow', only real. Same decade; same bad guys; same airstrips. Throwing Bones is an artful blend of fact and fiction that will leave you amazed, curious, and a little jealous. The events, places and people are real, just thinly disguised. Enjoy! ... Read more

    $4.36 AUD

  • Of Mice and Men: Study Guide

    Of Mice and Men, Study Review Guide, John Steinbeck

    series Total Class Notes Study Guides
    Don't want to read the actual book? Tired of reading super long reviews? This new study guide is perfect for you!! This study guide provides a short and concise review guide of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. The guide includes:   ·         A short summary of the entire novel ·         The major themes and their relationship to the storyline ·         A character guide with brie... ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • Twelve Angry Men

    by Reginald Rose ...
    series Student Editions
    The Methuen Drama Student Edition of Twelve Angry Men is the first critical edition of Reginald Rose's play, providing the play text alongside commentary and notes geared towards student readers.In New York, 1954, a man is dead and the life of another is at stake. A 'guilty' verdict seems a foregone conclusion, but one member of the jury has the will to probe more deeply into the evidence and the ... Read more

    $25.73 AUD

  • Buried Child

    by Sam Shepard ...
    A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize—winning Buried Child is as fierce and unforgettable as it was when it was first produced in 1978.A scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the squalid farmhouse of Vince’s hard-drinking grandparents, who seem to have no idea who he is. Nor does his father, Tilden, a hulking former All-American ... Read more

    $18.03 AUD

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    series Penguin Modern Classics
    **Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire is the tale of a catastrophic confrontation between fantasy and reality, embodied in the characters of Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski.'I have always depended on the kindness of strangers'**Fading southern belle Blanche DuBois is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Girl Next Door

    Collector's Edition Screenplay

    The Girl Next Door Collector's Edition Screenplay is a screenplay adaptation of the novel "Jack Ketchum's The Girl Next Door" by Jack Ketchum. The book is loosely based on true events surrounding the torture and murder of Sylvia Likens by Gertrude Baniszewski during the summer of 1965. Set in 1958, the screenplay follows the story of two adolescent girls, Meg and Susan who, upon losing their ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • If We Dare to Dream (The Evans Family, Book One)

    series The Evans Family #1
    Meet the Evans family:A family torn apart by war and misfortune meets a family held together by the bonds of love.Two families entwine after one fateful night changes their lives forever. Andrew Sheehan, former elite soldier, returns home from war and is suddenly accused of murder. Only Jamie Evans can prove his innocence.What would you do?A single meeting, the memory of one night, holds the key ... Read more

    Free

  • The Swindlers

    by D.W. Buffa ...
    They had everything anyone could want - money, power, fame and influence –but none of it was enough. They had to have more. Nelson St. James, one of the world’s richest men, is accused of a massive fraud, stealing billions from innocent investors. Before he can be brought to justice he is murdered on his yacht. His young wife, Danielle, whose face has been on the cover of every major fashion ... Read more

    $12.97 AUD

  • The Outsiders: Study Guide

    The Outsiders, Study Review Guide, S.E. Hinton

    series Total Class Notes Study Guides
    Don't want to read the actual book? Tired of reading super long reviews? This new study guide is perfect for you!! This study guide provides a short and concise review guide of The Outsiders by S.E Hinton. The guide includes:   ·         A short summary of the entire novel ·         The major themes and their relationship to the storyline ·         A character guide with brief deta... ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • Out of the Ashes

    series Out of Africa #1
    LOVE FORGED IN FIRE & FOUNDED ON FAITHJohn Brandt is a man on the edge of professional burnout and personal self-destruction. Can the sweet innocence of the new neighbor help Johnny find the peace he has been seeking so desperately?Fragile Catherine Kavanagh is grieving and alone with nothing but faith and determination to sustain her. Will the boyish charm of the neighborhood Cassanova be able to ... Read more

    Free

  • Plenty

    Fifty Shades of Mystery, Moxie and Suspense

    For fans of spine-chilling Cape Fear and heart-racing Misery? Yes.When tragedy affects his life, an unconvicted, "politically-shielded" professional killer blames and hunts a young woman. He pursues sweet revenge. Her beloved adoptive family circle the wagons around her. This time, for him, it's more than a job, It's a welcomed war. Can the family survive? How?In Prosperity, Texas, charm begins at ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD $1.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Glass Menagerie

    series Penguin Modern Classics
    Abandoned by her husband, Amanda Wingfield comforts herself with recollections of her earlier, more gracious life in Blue Mountain when she was pursued by 'gentleman callers'. Her son Tom, a poet with a job in a warehouse, longs for adventure and escape from his mother's suffocating embrace, while Laura, her shy crippled daughter, has her glass menagerie and her memories. Amanda is desperate to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Sarah's Choice: with a little help from Tuscany

    series A Plane Tree in Provence #3
    This novel is the third in the A Plane Tree in Provence Series. The women have arrive back home ready to assume life for the better.Sarah Stafford, of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is a famed artist whose paintings hang in galleries as well as prestigious homes throughout the country. Her days are spent painting at the beach or in her home studio. Although she rarely contributes to housework, preparing ... Read more

    $8.59 AUD

  • The Prosecution: A Legal Thriller

    by D.W. Buffa ...
    A superstar defense attorney, Joseph Antonelli has made his reputation by winning at any cost. Now he’s come out of retirement to prosecute –to send a deputy district attorney to death row for the crime of murder for hire. In a torrid case of violence, adultery, and betrayal, one murder leads to another. Suddenly Antonelli knows that in this case justice is warped by money and power... ... Read more

    $10.08 AUD

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

    series Penguin Modern Classics
    'Big Daddy' Pollitt, the richest cotton planter in the Mississippi Delta, is about to celebrate his sixty-fifth birthday. His two sons have returned home for the occasion: Gooper, his wife and children, Brick, an ageing football hero who has turned to drink, and his feisty wife Maggie. As the hot summer evening unfolds, the veneer of happy family life and Southern gentility gradually slips away as ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD