Outlawed

Outlawed


  • Release: 2021-01-05
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 9781635575439
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK A BELLETRIST BOOK CLUB PICK "A masterpiece." - R.O. Kwon The Crucible meets True Grit in this riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West. In the year of our Lord 1894, I became an outlaw. The day of her wedding, 17 year old Ada's life looks good; she loves her husband, and she loves working as an apprentice to her mother, a respected midwife. But after a year of marriage and no pregnancy, in a town where barren women are routinely hanged as witches, her survival depends on leaving behind everything she knows. She joins up with the notorious Hole in the Wall Gang, a band of outlaws led by a preacher-turned-robber known to all as the Kid. Charismatic, grandiose, and mercurial, the Kid is determined to create a safe haven for outcast women. But to make this dream a reality, the Gang hatches a treacherous plan that may get them all killed. And Ada must decide whether she's willing to risk her life for the possibility of a new kind of future for them all. Featuring an irresistibly no-nonsense, courageous, and determined heroine, Outlawed dusts off the myth of the old West and reignites the glimmering promise of the frontier with an entirely new set of feminist stakes. Anna North has crafted a pulse-racing, page-turning saga about the search for hope in the wake of death, and for truth in a climate of small-mindedness and fear.

Outlawed

Outlawed


  • Release: 2021-01-05
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 9781474615372
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In the year of our Lord 1894, I became an outlaw. On the day of her wedding-dance, Ada feels lucky. She loves her broad-shouldered, bashful husband and her job as an apprentice midwife. But her luck will not last. It is every woman's duty to have a child, to replace those that were lost in the Great Flu. And after a year of marriage and no pregnancy, in a town where barren women are hanged as witches, Ada's survival depends on leaving behind everything she knows. She joins up with the notorious Hole in the Wall Gang. Its leader, a charismatic preacher-turned-robber, known to all as The Kid, wants to create a safe haven for women outcast from society. But to make this dream a reality, the Gang hatches a treacherous plan. And Ada must decide whether she's willing to risk her life for the possibility of a new kind of future for them all. 'North is a riveting storyteller . . . Reader, you are in for a real treat' JENNY ZHANG 'Fans of Margaret Atwood and Cormac McCarthy finally get the Western they deserve' ALEXIS COE 'North's knockout latest chronicles the travails of a midwife's daughter who joins a group of female and nonbinary outlaws near the end of the 19th century . . . Impossible to put down' PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY 'Calling it The Handmaid's Tale crossed with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid goes some way to describe this novel's memorable world, but it is also wholly its own' KIRKUS 'A grand, unforgettable tale' ESMÉ WEIJUN WANG

Outlawed

Outlawed


  • Release: 2021-01-05
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 1635575427
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A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK A BELLETRIST BOOK CLUB PICK "A masterpiece." - R.O. Kwon The Crucible meets True Grit in this riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West. In the year of our Lord 1894, I became an outlaw. The day of her wedding, 17 year old Ada’s life looks good; she loves her husband, and she loves working as an apprentice to her mother, a respected midwife. But after a year of marriage and no pregnancy, in a town where barren women are routinely hanged as witches, her survival depends on leaving behind everything she knows. She joins up with the notorious Hole in the Wall Gang, a band of outlaws led by a preacher-turned-robber known to all as the Kid. Charismatic, grandiose, and mercurial, the Kid is determined to create a safe haven for outcast women. But to make this dream a reality, the Gang hatches a treacherous plan that may get them all killed. And Ada must decide whether she’s willing to risk her life for the possibility of a new kind of future for them all. Featuring an irresistibly no-nonsense, courageous, and determined heroine, Outlawed dusts off the myth of the old West and reignites the glimmering promise of the frontier with an entirely new set of feminist stakes. Anna North has crafted a pulse-racing, page-turning saga about the search for hope in the wake of death, and for truth in a climate of small-mindedness and fear.

Outlawed

Outlawed


  • Release: 2019-09-12
  • Publisher:
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  • File: PDF, 442 page
  • ISBN: 0473490390
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Changing history is easy. It's what comes after that's difficult. Traveling through time to twelfth century England was never on Maryanne Warren's to do list. Not that modern-day life's going so well, but at least her little brother is in it. He's the only reason she's climbed out of bed recently. To get back to him, she's just got to convince young outcast, Robin of Woodhurst, to become Robin Hood. It should be simple. A quick trip through time, instigate a carriage robbery or two, then back to life as she knows it. But somehow Rob slips through the walls she's spent years building and makes her care about his cause. She doesn't even want to think about the way his intense stare renders her speechless. As the time to return home draws closer, she becomes less certain her brother is her future. Perhaps her place is here at Rob's side, as his Lady Marian. But the magic that sent her here has its own agenda, and Maryanne must decide which of her two lives is the life worth fighting for. This fast-paced retelling with a slow-burn romance will keep the pages turning until late at night. If you love Sarah J Maas, Kiera Cass and Marissa Meyer, you'll love this.

The Life and Death of Sophie Stark

The Life and Death of Sophie Stark


  • Release: 2015-05-19
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 288 page
  • ISBN: 9780698185579
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Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction “I read The Life and Death of Sophie Stark with my heart in my mouth. Not only a dissection of genius and the havoc it can wreak, but also a thunderously good story.” —Emma Donoghue, author of Room “This novel is perceptive, subtle, funny and lingers in unexpected ways. The analysis of a woman who puts her art above all else is equal parts inspiration and warning story. Anna North makes prose look easy.” —Lena Dunham, Omnivoracious.com Gripping and provocative, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark is a haunting story of fame, love, and legacy told through the propulsive rise of an iconoclastic artist. Sophie Stark begins her filmmaking career by creating a documentary about her obsession, Daniel, a college basketball star. But when she becomes too invasive, she finds herself the victim of a cruel retribution. The humiliation doesn’t stop her. Visionary and unapologetic, Sophie begins to use stories from the lives of those around her to create movies, and as she gains critical recognition and acclaim, she risks betraying the one she loves most. Told in a chorus of voices belonging to those who knew Sophie best, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark is an intimate portrait of an elusive woman whose monumental talent and relentless pursuit of truth reveal the cost of producing great art. It is “not only a dissection of genius and the havoc it can wreak, but also a thunderously good story” (Emma Donoghue).

America Pacifica

America Pacifica


  • Release: 2011-05-18
  • Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 320 page
  • ISBN: 9780316134125
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Eighteen-year-old Darcy lives on the island of America Pacifica--one of the last places on earth that is still habitable, after North America has succumbed to a second ice age. Education, food, and basic means of survival are the province of a chosen few, while the majority of the island residents must struggle to stay alive. The rich live in "Manhattanville" mansions made from the last pieces of wood and stone, while the poor cower in the shantytown slums of "Hell City" and "Little Los Angeles," places built out of heaped up trash that is slowly crumbling into the sea. The island is ruled by a mysterious dictator named Tyson, whose regime is plagued by charges of corruption and conspiracy. But to Darcy, America Pacifica is simply home--the only one she's ever known. In spite of their poverty she lives contentedly with her mother, who works as a pearl diver. It's only when her mother doesn't come home one night that Darcy begins to learn about her past as a former "Mainlander," and her mother's role in the flight from frozen California to America Pacifica. Darcy embarks on a quest to find her mother, navigating the dark underbelly of the island, learning along the way the disturbing truth of Pacifica's early history, the far-reaching influence of its egomaniacal leader, and the possible plot to murder some of the island's first inhabitants--including her mother.

Outlawed

Outlawed


  • Release: 2003
  • Publisher:
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  • File: PDF, 115 page
  • ISBN: 1876944234
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Published in conjunction with the National Museum of Australia's, 'Outlawed! Discover the stories behind the world's rebels, revolutionaries and bushrangers' exhibition held at Melbourne Museum 28 May 2004- 10 October 2004.

Outlawed

Outlawed


  • Release: 2011-07-15
  • Publisher: Harlequin
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 256 page
  • ISBN: 9781459275553
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DANGEROUS MEN A devil in blue jeans Trouble blew in like tumbleweed—the same time Delaney's new ranch hand, Cooper McLeod, showed up. His rock-hard, denim-clad body was enough to make her knees go weak. But sin itself danced in this cowboy's indigo eyes. He was looking to charm her, all right—out of her senses and out of her ranch. Cooper was more of a bad hombre than impostor ranch hand and he could tell Delaney Lawson knew it. All fire and vermilion, she was quite a woman—the kind that might persuade him to change his ways. Only that didn't matter. He had a job to do: he had to get her ranch before she got to him!

Outlawed

Outlawed


  • Release: 2013-03-02
  • Publisher: Scott Matthew Dix
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 200 page
  • ISBN: 9781935877967
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One man fought the battle for national purity... and won. By the 1870’s, a young Anthony Comstock arrived in New York City in the middle of the Second Industrial Revolution. America was changing. As the world’s first billion dollar company was being formed, rural families flocked to the city and immigration exploded. New technologies coupled with metropolitan anonymity enabled the rapid spread of obscenity, contraception, and abortion. Insufficient laws had not caught up to new challenges and Comstock saw how these vices would have a detrimental effect on the family and American culture if not properly checked. At the age 28, he made an unconditional surrender of his life to the will of God; he gave up his personal ambitions and took God’s will for himself, no matter what might be the cost. He entered the fight. He began by making citizen’s arrests and incredibly within a year he found himself in Washington, DC meeting with congressmen and drafting the Postal Act of 1873. The Comstock Act, as it soon came to be known, passed in dramatic fashion during the final hours of the 42nd Congress and Comstock himself was shortly thereafter surprised with an appointment to be its chief enforcer with the newly created office of U.S. Post Office Special Agent. Thus, Comstock embarked on the life work in which he would serve for the next 42. This thrilling and remarkable story tell the account of how Anthony Comstock fought the battle for national purity and won. “Fear thou not; for I am with thee. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper.” (Isaiah 41:10; 54: 17)

OUTLAWED

OUTLAWED


  • Release: 2013-03-14
  • Publisher: Author House
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 296 page
  • ISBN: 9781481787123
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Outlawed is Mark’s third novel and is the final installment of the Prank Trilogy. A critically acclaimed and fast-paced adventure series featuring a host of colorful characters, including Kev and Sadie, the series’ heroes. It comes hot on the heels of its predecessors Prank in 2010 and Scallywags in 2011. The author has become well known for his descriptive skills and has developed a knack for suspense building and the setting of a particular scene. It makes for great reading, and the pages seem to turn themselves as the story weaves and the plot twists and turns; at times it leaves you breathless, others it will make you laugh out loud. One thing is for sure—there is never a dull moment even when there is one.