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The Communist Manifesto
Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

Empire Books, 2011

Perhaps the most influential political work of all time, this slim volume penned by Marx and Engels in 1848 remains a relevant description of the tensions which continue to define the social classes. The Communist Manifesto goes forward to describe the Communist Party as envisioned by the Communist League, which commissioned the work. Boldly stating that the history of human civilization itself is the history of class struggle, this ambitious ...


The Worst Journey in the World
Apsley Cherry-Garrard

Empire Books, 2011

In 1910 – hoping that the study of penguin eggs would provide an evolutionary link between birds and reptiles - a group of explorers left Cardiff by boat on an expedition to Antarctica. Not all of them would return. Written by one of its survivors, “The Worst Journey in the World” tells the moving and dramatic story of the disastrous expedition.


Through the Mindhole: A Novelette of Supernatural and Psychological Horror

Empire of Blood Books, 2014

Through the cracks in space and time, That exist within the mind, There are other worlds than these. Through the slates of slumber’s gates, I slipped between and now I see, There are other me’s than me. When FBI agent Chad Nelson catches up with the only suspect in a string of disturbing serial murders, the strange man he's been chasing uses a power beyond Nelson's imagination to send him somewhere... else. And when he wakes ...


Born to Kill: A Short Supernatural Thriller

Empire of Blood Books, 2013

Jared Sumner just wanted a pack of cigarettes. But as he waits in line at the crowded gas station, a customer pushes the clerk over the edge and the doors at The Quickshop lock themselves. The clerk has a secret he's been waiting to share for a long time. He can manipulate things with his mind. And yet he's been manipulated his whole life. And's time for payback. Held captive by this powerful madman, Jared and the others must find ...


Fading in Darkness: Empire of Blood Book Two (A Dystopian Vampire Novel)

Empire of Blood Books, 2014

In this second installment in the Empire of Blood series, Hank Evans is headed back to Necropolis, but this time he won't be running for his life... or will he? Tensions between the American Empire and the vampires of Necropolis have risen to an all time high. With the Emperor threatening Toby's life, Hank's new position as the mediator has just been unofficially upgraded to Imperial spy. But his internal hunger for revenge and newfound sense ...


What Happens in Vegas... An Empire of Blood (Dystopian Vampire) Short Story

Empire of Blood Books, 2013

FADING IN DARKNESS: EMPIRE OF BLOOD BOOK TWO, the long-awaited sequel to SHINING IN CRIMSON hits Amazon April 23rd! Come and celebrate with Robert S. Wilson on Facebook at the COUNTDOWN TO FADING IN DARKNESS Facebook Event! It'll be five days of games, trivia, giveaways, FREE ebooks, and sneak peeks at what's in store in this next installment as we count down to the big release! (See Robert's Amazon author page for details). Now ...


Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll

Empire Books, 2011

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodson composed a fantasy tale for a trio of young sisters. His creative genius and childlike ability to imagine a universe like no other took form in one of the most treasured children s books of all time. Under the pen-name of Lewis Carroll, Dodson s tale of an intrepid little girl who discovers a surreal, beautiful, and dangerous land would has shared its magic with generations of readers. His Cheshire Cat, Mad ...


The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper

Empire Books, 2011

Published in the early 19th century, James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans is a fictionalized adventure taking place during the French-American War. The daughters of an American colonel become caught up in the conflict between the two nations’ contest for supremacy in North America, and embroiled in the war between the Native American allies of the two sides. Cooper’s trademark intricacy of description and his portrayal of life ...


Shining in Crimson: Empire of Blood Book One (A FREE Dystopian Vampire Novel)

Empire of Blood Books, 2014

In celebration of the release of FADING IN DARKNESS: EMPIRE OF BLOOD BOOK TWO, the first book in this dystopian urban fantasy series, SHINING IN CRIMSON, is now FREE! Set in a dystopian, religiously-demented American Empire, the city of Las Vegas is no longer a city of sin. Now called Necropolis, it is a city that eats sin. The vampires of Necropolis wait patiently for the Empire's weekly drop off of guilty Penitents; sinners and criminals ...


Far From the Madding Crowd
Thomas Hardy

Empire Books, 2011

When a steadfast young shepherd named Gabriel Oak meets the beautiful Bathsheba Everdene, he falls in love with her. He proposes marriage, but proud Bathsheba refuses. Thomas Hardy’s novel about the evolution of a relationship between a headstrong woman and a quiet, thoughtful man is a vivid masterpiece.


Jude the Obscure
Thomas Hardy

Empire Books, 2012

The last of Hardy’s novels, Jude the Obscure offers some of the author’s most valuable insights into the issues of class, religion, and marriage. It tells the story of Jude Fawley, an aspiring academic from the working-class who falls in love with Sue, his cousin. Finding that their relationship only incurs the wrath and judgment of their community, Jude and Sue experience ostracism and tragedy in this highly controversial Victorian novel.


Land of the Senecas (Arch Merrill's New York)
Arch Merrill

Empire State Books, 1986

From back cover - The Land of the Senecas, known to the red men as Nun-da-wag-ga, was a natural paradise, and so entrancing in its qualities that the soldier and settler, once having seen it, was eager to possess it. The Senecas of today, whether upon still smaller reservations or as workers in towns and cities have become reconciled and now eagerly seek to do their part as constructive citizens. (Description by http-mart)


Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad

Empire Books, 2011

Joseph Conrad s classic tale Heart of Darkness has remained of vital import to Western literature thanks to Conrad s ability to weave a tapestry of symbolism within a masterfully written tale of adventure. Charles Marlow, the main character of the novel, unearths corruption in the Victorian era of colonization and searches for its causes in his Congo travels. Heart of Darkness urges the reader to explore the duality of light and darkness in all ...


Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine

Empire Books, 2013

This volume collects Paine’s most significant political and philosophical writings, most notably Common Sense and Rights of Man. Whereas Common Sense defends the right of the American colonies to liberate themselves from the hereditary rule of the King George III and the British Empire, Rights of Man defends the French Revolution and the priority of inalienable human rights over the sovereignty of the monarch. One of the most significant ...


Mental Karate: A Warrior's Guide
Tom Muzila

Empire Books, 2006

About this bookKarate master Tom Muzila a direct student of the great Tsutomu Ohshima presents for the first time a complete series analyzing the mental aspects of combat. This book is a through study of the theory and practice of the mental elements used by the great and legendary masters in Karate-do history. The author discusses in-depth many of the different psychological elements necessary for combat as used by the legendary Samurai ...


On the Incarnation
Saint Athanasius

Empire Books, 2013

As one of history’s most passionate defenders of Christian doctrine, Saint Athanasius is notable for his apologist essays and their substantial contribution to early Orthodox theology. As a bishop serving in fourth century Alexandria, Athanasius composed this essay in his early life and devoted it to a number of issues still debated by theologians today, including monotheism, spiritual salvation, and the divine nature of Jesus Christ.


Death in the pantry: The Sheldon murder case
Donald J Stinson

Empire State Books, 1994

Murder or Suicide? Eva Remington Sheldon, wife of Frank N. Sheldon and mother of four children, was found dead in their rural home in the Town of Brutus on the morning of April 30, 1896. Her death resulted in one of the longest, costliest and most sensational trials in the history of Cayuga County. Why? Because Eva did not die a natural death. She was found dead in the pantry of the family home, a bullet having passed through her brain. ...


Guide for the Perplexed
Moses Maimonides

Empire Books, 2013

Written in the 12th century, Moses Maimonides’ “Guide for the Perplexed” was a long letter to one of his rabbinical students discussing a variety of philosophical matters concerning theology. In part, the text seeks to clarify some of the contradictions between the literal meaning of the Torah and its philosophical explications. A strong influence on philosophical discourse since its publication, the text continues to interest ...


Saint Francis of Assisi
G. K. Chesterton

Empire Books, 2013

This is Chesterton’s touching take on one of the most beloved and celebrated saints in the Christian calendar, Saint Francis of Assini. Contrasting Francis’s principled asceticism and tender sentiments with the arcane savagery of the Middle Ages, Chesterton reveals the extent to which Francis’ love of women and animal kind made him a thinker and Christian practitioner that was truly ahead of his time.


Main Street
Sinclair Lewis

Empire Books, 2013

Carol Milford is a young, liberated woman from Saint Paul, Minnesota, who marries a small-town doctor named Will Kennicott. Persuaded to move to Gopher Prairie, her husband’s home-town, Carol is horrified to find herself living in an ugly, back-water community. A satiric depiction of Carol’s attempt to raise the inhabitants of Gopher Prairie to her own smug level, “Main Street” is one of Sinclair Lewis’s most significant works.



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