Scandalous stories of wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony!
Vendetta: A Story of One Long Forgotten Marie Corelli
Stricken with cholera and believed dead, Count Fabio Romani is buried alive. When he crawls out of his grave, he finds his appearance greatly altered. When he arrives home, he overhears that neither his best friend nor his wife mourn him and already flaunt their long-term love for each other, his anger knows no bounds. Count Romani plots an elaborate scheme of revenge against his former friend and unfaithful wife.
The Angel of Terror
Angelically beautiful Jean Briggerland is a sociopathic criminal, so lovely that none can see her guilt -- even in connection with the most blatant crimes! Can Jack Glover, best friend and lawyer to Jean's latest victim, bring her to justice before she murders her way to unspeakable wealth and power? Enjoy the numerous twists and turns that will keep you flipping the pages.
The Valley of the Giants
Peter B. Kyne
Pride! Envy! Greed!
The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne is a spectacular novel that takes place near Humboldt Bay in the fictional town of Sequoia in California.
John Cardigan and his son, Bryce Cardigan, face numerous, often insurmountable challenges from the time they found the logging town through the on-going rivalry with Colonel Pennington as they battle over logging rights and other business matters. When Bryce Cardigan falls in love with Pennington’s niece, battle lines are drawn and Shirley is forced to take sides.
Although the plot involves numerous business dealings, the heart-wrenching tales of love and romance weaved throughout make this a beautiful, satisfying read. This late 19th century novel beautifully portrays the power of a woman who transcends power, politics, family feuds, and loyalties for honor and true love.
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