Liba and Laya have long known a peaceful and lonely life in Dubossary, a shtetl on the border of Ukraine and Moldova. One night, their father's hidden history comes barrelling through a door in a form of an uncle they never knew and of untold secrets that eventually Read more...
In the early 17th century, Clarice Paget, a daughter of a minor nobleman and an escaped Parisienne woman is being raised in Yorkshire with her mother while her power-hungry father goes gallivanting about the countryside. But unlike other young ladies, Clarice learns things that are not seen as Read more...
It has been almost two decades since the events of THE SEA QUEEN by Linnea Hartsuyker, and our beloved heroes have greatly aged; when before cohesion seamlessly united King Harald Tanglehair's Norse Kingdom, cracks have appeared and it is up to Read more...
At the turn of the century in New York City, Vera Keller, a daughter of German immigrants, has fallen in love with Angelo Bellavia, son of the Italian immigrants. The two have always been close, but since their meeting and friendship, Vera has harbored less than sisterly emotions towards Read more...
When a child is born, the expectations of growth and milestones are taken for granted by parents whose children meet them in the required timeslot. It is expected by life that children grow up, mature, and eventually continue the cycle of humanity. But for every healthy child, there is Read more...
Phoebe Noble Miller is the only heiress of Daniel Noble, a recently disgraced millionaire who has passed away. Due to her father's insidious nature of crimes, Phoebe has no choice but to become a recluse within her own house, doing very little but drinking, eating ice scream and Read more...
Who knew that a desire to adopt a seven-year-old boy as a formality
could result in a house of cards falling down? Joshua Anderson has
long been in love with his girlfriend of seven years, Grace and her son
Logan. But after Grace's accidental death, Joshua decides Read more...
Weight gain. Two words that are capable of crushing women's egos,
and like wrecking balls looking to strike buildings, these two words also
wreak havoc on how we see ourselves as well as our bodies and the
threads of relationships that tie us to the rest of the humanity Read more...
In September in 1957, recent newlyweds from Georgia, Henry and Effie
arrive in Cape May, New Jersey for their honeymoon. But the summer
season is over and the town is deserted of tourists and entertainment.
Thinking of cutting their honeymoon short to go back to Georgia, Henry
and Effie end Read more...
In 1960s Australia, Tom Hope, a farmer, has recently suffered the
abandonment for the third time by his impulsive wife Trudy and his
stepson Peter, who he raised as his own ever since Trudy came back
pregnant with another man's child. But this time, the separation might
be more Read more...
Nadezhda "Nadiya" Borodinskaya, an ethnic Russian from Ukraine is
not a definition of a successful and well-made immigrant. She works as
a part-time nanny for a spoiled and pampered young charge named
Sasha and her Russian-American mother Regina, and as a senior citizen
home attendant to Russian Read more...
From the late 1990s when they met at a medical school, Zadie Anson
and Emma Colley were always the best of friends, being there for each
other through thick and thin. On the surface, the two appear to be
happy with their friendship, but what will happen when a long Read more...
Charlotte Smith leaves her comfortable life in 1880s San Francisco
under the guise of visiting her aunt in Newport, RI. What her parents do
not realize is that Charlotte is attempting to infiltrate the Goldengrove
Asylum, where her beloved older sister, Phoebe, has been confined for
years by their parents Read more...
In April of 1986 in the former USSR, everyone is surprised by the
sudden warmth and heatwave of the weather, hardly suspecting a
tragedy... This tragedy will have many repercussions for Katya and
Sasha, a young couple who immigrate to America, especially when their
son Yuri is born with a Read more...
Dr. Anna Fox, a psychologist, suffers from severe
agoraphobia and spends her days and nights in her house
with little to no human contact aside from her husband
and daughter; her other hobbies include her wine,
numerous pills and drugs and old horror movies as well as
her computer where Read more...
One day, when Meredith presses Niru to push their
friendship further, Niru, a Nigerian-American male who
happens to be a talented athlete as well as someone
destined for Harvard, comes to a realization about
himself: he is gay. When Meredith attempts to help him,
her efforts land Niru into Read more...
Kate is a young and talented war reporter who has
recently ended up in a mental hospital and will only be
out within few days. Haunted by her experiences while
reporting as well as images she saw when she came back
home, Kate has issues with trying to realize what Read more...
In 1919 in Omaha Nebraska on the fictional street of
Clandish, a young Caucasian woman was raped by a man
of African-American origins. In retaliation, a race riot
took place where numerous characters were caught up in
its aftereffects. What had happened to lead up to the
race riot Read more...
Neve, Emma and Flick are the best of friends and believe
that they know everything there is to know about one
another. However, just as their sons are about to
graduate high school, their "perfect" lives start to
implode as they have to deal with major crises involving
marriage, motherhood Read more...
Inspired by a teacher to do something and not just stand
idly by, in 1860s, Mary Willis, a college educated young
lady makes a choice to begin helping in an abolitionist
cause, although that's not a popular stance or idea in
her small community, in Town Line, New York Read more...
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