Orlando

Virginia Woolf s Orlando The longest and most charming love letter in literature , playfully constructs the figure of Orlando as the fictional embodiment of Woolf s close friend and lover, Vita Sackville West Spanning three centuries, the novel opens as Orlando, a young nobleman in Elizabeth s Eng

Wraeththu (Wraeththu #1-3)

In this powerful and elegant story set in a future Earth very different from our own, a new kind of human has evolved to challenge the dominion of Homo sapiens This new breed is stronger, smarter, and far beautiful than their parent race, and are endowed with psychic as well as physical gifts.

The Bacchi

The Bacchi Lefi Dhrahn lives a life of luxury and decadence, but is tortured by memories of a lost love He survives the pain by surrounding himself with sex, beauty and all forms of self indulgence When he meets the alluring Inspector Afton Teris, Lefi believes the detective will make a very nice

The Education of Bet

When Will and Bet were four, tragic circumstances brought them to the same house, to be raised by a wealthy gentleman as brother and sister Now sixteen, they ve both enjoyed a privileged upbringing thus far But not all is well in their household Because she s a girl, Bet s world is contained with

A Proper Education for Girls

Not since the Bront s have we seen the likes of the Talbot sisters, plucky peach growers with a peculiar upbringing and a flair for subversion Set in England and India in the mutinous year of 1857, A Proper Education for Girls tells the story of Alice and Lilian Talbot, twins separated for the firs

The Monk

He now saw himself stained with the most loathed and monstrous sins, the object of universal execration doomed to perish in tortures the most severe n nShocking, erotic and violent, The Monk is the story of Ambrosio, torn between his spiritual vows and the temptations of physical pleasure His i

Freedom and Necessity

It is 1849 Across Europe, the high tide of revolution has crested, leaving recrimination and betrayal in its wake From the high councils of Prussia to the corridors of Parliament, the powers that be breathe sighs of relief But the powers that be are hardly unified among themselves Far from it

The Changeling

Here, the author of the acclaimed Confessions of a Pagan Nun takes us to fourteenth century Ireland for a strange and luminous tale of the elusive nature of identity and of triumph in adversity The Changeling is the story of Grey, a peasant girl who is raised as a boy, and who, until adolescence,

Raptor

AN ADVENTURER UNLIKE ANY OTHER THE RAPTOR nHE BOLDLY EMBRACED THE PASSION AND VIOLENCE OF AN EMPIRE AS CORRUPT AS IT WAS MAGNIFICENT n nAn abandoned waif, the blond, gray eyed Goth was called simply Thorn From his unorthodox sexual awakening in a monastery and a convent to his exciting journey acr

Misfortune

Victorian dandy Lord Geoffroy Loveall is faced with a dilemma As heir apparent to Love Hall, he must produce an heir of his own but his obsessive love for his long dead sister has rendered him a paralytic in matters of the heart Adding to Geoffroy s troubles is his difficult mother, Lady Loveall,