Jane Austen (1775—1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, biting irony and social commentary as well as her acclaimed plots have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics. This collection assembles all of her classics, as well as a... [click here for more]
YARRR! HERE BE PIRATES!
September 19th is Talk Like a Pirate Day and NUELOW Games is enriching the festivities with an anthology featuring old-time pirate yarns. The book contains:
- Two illustrated tales of Lila the Corsair Queen
- Isle of Pirate's Doom by Robert E. Howard (the creator of Conan)
In addition, the Talk Like a Pirate Day Special includes a Talk... [click here for more]
A landmark work whose setting is staged in the time of the French Revolution. It takes place in both London and Paris where two men are born that look similar and many roles start to be played out as the men are tried and tested throughout the book. Eventually in order to restore him to his family in London, the one man is freed by his Paris look-a-like so that the French imposter can stand trial and... [click here for more]
Love and tragedy can go hand in hand when a young man falls in love with already married aristocrat, Anna. She is reluctant to leave her husband for the new love interest due to laws and rules handed down by the state, the church and her social standing. Eventually the two flee to Italy where they can finally be free to be together but a great shunning begins and Anna must overcome the new problems.... [click here for more]
Dedicated to the men and women of Law Enforcement
Each day the men and women of law enforcement embark on their patrols never knowing what the day will bring.
Each day is a struggle with people who do not understand the duties and responsibilities of a Police Officer.
Each day is fraught with boredom punctuated by sheer terror, yet they must remain calm in the face of danger.
Citizens... [click here for more]
A story of Victorian romance, it tells the tale of five sisters and their attempts to woo the rich young bachelors that have moved into their neighbourhood. The story moves along quickly as the sisters find themselves falling in love with men they did not expect and as promises of marriage are denied and accepted for other favours and promises made to the young sisters by family and their potential... [click here for more]
A story of love and betrayal, the count Manfred seeks to marry his brother’s widow Isabella who shows little interest in the new king. Manfred tries to persuade her to come out of the church she has taken refuge in when a mysterious army with strange interest in the marriage issue invades Manfred’s realm. Who are these strange knights, and who is this Theodore that seeks to protect Isabella... [click here for more]
A fascinating collection of first-hand accounts of life in the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817), showing how social standing and etiquette were prime considerations of the period, and revealing the stark contrast between "upstairs" and "downstairs" and the lives of men and women.
With extracts from Jane Austen's novels, letters, biographies, memoirs and newspapers, including previously... [click here for more]