What can a secret mermaid, Belgian beguines, Jane Eyre and a modern East Anglian vicar have in common?
Stories within stories within stories
about the boundary between friendship and sexuality,
the power of cinema,
and a secret that risks everything in this world and the next
Maybe I’d like you to be a little shocked...!
Category: Adult fiction
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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]
1647: Die ehrgeizige Patriziertochter Mirella Scandore ist mit einem Neffen des spanischen Vizekönigs verlobt, als sich das Volk von Neapel gegen dessen Herrschaft erhebt. Neapel erwählt den Herzog von Lothringen, Henri de Guise, zu seinem neuen Dogen. Mirella lernt ihn zu schätzen und verliebt sich in einen seiner Offiziere, Alexandre de Montmorency. Ihr Bruder Dario... [click here for more]
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award of 1979, this classic novel of love and war is now available in ebook format for the first time! Violence shattered her golden world, and Leah's journey began... It swept her from the burning villages of old Russia to the tenements of New York, from the glittering showrooms of Paris to the settlements of war-torn Israel. It brought her marriage to... [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]