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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle

This third collection of 13 Holmes short stories was published 12 years after Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes in response to popular demand. The first story explains how Holmes did not die in his struggle with Dr. Moriarty after all.

Price: 23.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-122-8

The Sign of Four

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The second of Doyle's novels to feature Sherlock Holmes. The case involves a locked-room murder of a twin brother, a wooden-legged man, poisoned darts and a thrilling chase down the Thames.

Price: 17.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-011-5

A Study in Scarlet

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The novel that introduced Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. John Watson. Both men are drawn into the investigation of the murder of an American in Brixton that is baffling London police so much they call upon Holmes for help.

Price: 17.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-076-4

The Valley of Fear

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The last of the four Sherlock Holmes novels has Holmes and Watson investigating a brutal murder at a manor house in Sussex that he ends up tracing back to an investigation years before in the coal country of western Pennsylvania.

Price: 21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-101-3

The Wind in the Rose-Bush

by Mary E. Wilkens Freeman

Six ghost and horror stories by the acknowledged mistress of the genre and New England local color writer, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.

Price: 17.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-094-8

The Wisdom of Father Brown

by G.K. Chesterton

Father Brown is Chesterton's mischievous priest-detective and a worthy rival of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot. This collection of 12 stories involves voodoo, political scandal and even murder set in places like Tuscany, London and Chicago.

Price: 21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-046-7

The Incredulity of Father Brown

by G.K. Chesterton

The third collection of stories to feature Chesterton's famous priest-detective. It includes eight stories that prove once again that Father Brown is not one to be underestimated. The stories are "The Resurrection of Father Brown," "The Arrow of Heaven," "The Oracle of the Dog," "The Miracle of Moon Crescent," "The Curse of the Golden Cross," "The Dagger with Wings," "The Doom of the Darnaways," and "The Ghost of Gideon Wise."

Price: 22.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-131-0

Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The fourth collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, including the adventures of Wisteria Lodge, Cardboard Box, Red Circle, Bruce-Partington Plans, Dying Detective, Lady Frances Carfax, Devil's Foot, and Mazarin Stone.

Price: 23.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-132-7

Hercule Poirot Stories

9781596881785

by Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's quirky Belgian detective Hercule Poirot appeared in 33 novels, one play and 51 short stories, of which this collection offers the 14 earliest, all published in The Sketch magazine in the U.K. in 1923. Also available as a World Classic in Large Print is the novel that introduced Poirot, The Mysterious Affair at Styles.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-178-5

The Red House Mystery

9781596881815

by A.A. Milne

The Red House Mystery is a "locked room" whodunnit by the author of Winnie the Pooh and Milne's only mystery novel. The setting is an English country house, where, during a party, the brother of the host is found dead. The mystery is solved by two amateur sleuths who work almost playfully through the clues and alternate theories to find the killer.

Price: $21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-181-5

The Secret Adversary

9781596881518

by Agatha Christie

This was Agatha Christie’s second novel. It introduces the characters of Tommy and Tuppence, who feature in three other novels and a collection of short stories. The young couple Tommy Beresford and Prudence “Tuppence” Crowley find themselves out of work and money and form “The Young Adventurers Ltd.” who are “willing to do anything, go anywhere...no reasonable offer refused.” They find themselves involved in the mystery of a passenger who survived the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 with a draft treaty that could be dangerous in the wrong hands.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-151-8

Trent's Last Case

9781596881617

by E.C. Bentley

Trent’s Last Case is actually the first novel in which gentleman sleuth Philip Trent appears. The novel is a whodunit with a place in detective fiction history because it is the first major sendup of that genre: Not only does Trent fall in love with one of the primary suspects—usually considered a no-no—he also, after painstakingly collecting all the evidence, draws all the wrong conclusions.

Price: $21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-161-7

The Mystery of the Yellow Room

9781596881693

by Gaston Leroux

The Mystery of the Yellow Room is one of the first locked room mystery novels and the first novel to feature detective Joseph Rouletabille. It concerns a complex and seemingly impossible crime in which the criminal appears to disappear from a locked room. Leroux provides the reader with detailed, precise diagrams and floorplans illustrating the scene of the crime. The emphasis of the story is firmly on the intellectual challenge to the reader. It was admired by Agatha Christie and one of John Dickson Carr’s characters calls this  “the best detective tale ever written.”

Price: $21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-169-3

The Benson Murder Case

9781596881730

by S.S. Van Dine [Willard Huntington Wright]

New York dilettante Philo Vance decides to assist the police in investigating the death of another man-about-town because he finds the psychological aspects of the crime of interest and feels that they would be beyond the capacities of the police, even those of his friend District Attorney Markham. Vance investigates the circumstances under which the body was found and reconstructs the crime sufficiently to determine that the murderer is five feet, ten and a half inches in height. Together, Vance and Markham investigate Benson’s business associates and romantic interests until Vance discredits the murderer’s alibi for the time of the murder and forces a confession. This novel introduced the detective character Philo Vance to readers.

Price: $24.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-173-0

The Secret of Father Brown

9781596881419

by G.K. Chesterton

This is the fourth Large Print collection of stories to feature G.K. Chesterton’s famous Catholic priest, Father Brown, an understated, mischievous detective and a worthy rival of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot. It includes “The Secret of Father Brown” (the framing story), plus “The Mirror of the Magistrate,” “The Man With Two Beards,” “The Song of the Flying Fish,” “The Actor and the Alibi,” “The Vanishing of Vaudrey,” “The Worst Crime in the World,” “The Red Moon of Meru,” “The Chief Mourner of Marne,” and “The Secret of Flambeau.”

Price: $21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-141-9

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

9781596881471

by Agatha Christie

This was Agatha Christie’s first published novel, set in an isolated English country manor during WWI. It introduces the fastidious Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, his British friend Lt. Arthur Hastings, as well as his antagonist Inspector James Japp. The mistress of the manor is poisoned to death and its seems everyone in the house has a motive, from her recent husband to her inpecunious son. Poirot is called in by Hastings and he, through his powers of observation and strict logic solves the crime.
Price: $21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-147-1

Whose Body?

9781596881495

by Dorothy L. Sayers

This is the novel where Sayers introduces the character of Lord Peter Wimsey, the bon vivant amateur sleuth and prototype of the British gentleman detective. Lord Peter is intrigued by the sudden appearance of a naked corpse of a freshly-shaven man in the bath of an architect friend of his mother’s, and he undertakes an investigation of his own that is at odds with the conclusion already drawn by the police. A noted financier has also gone missing under strange circumstances, and as the case progresses it becomes clear to the detective that the two events are linked in some way that is not at all obvious.
Price: $21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-149-5

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

9781596881396

by Arthur Conan Doyle

This is the fifth and final collection of short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes, thus completing our collection in Large Print. The 10 stories included are “The Adventure of the Creeping Man,” “The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire,” “The Adventure of the Three Garridebs,” “The Adventure of the Illustrious Client,” “The Adventure of the Three Gables,” “The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier” (narrated by Holmes),  “The Adventure of the Lion’s Mane,” (narrated by Holmes), “The Adventure of the Retired Colourman,” “The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger,” and “The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place.”

Price: $23.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-139-6

Mysteries and Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

9781596881921

 

by Edgar Allan Poe

This collection of 25 stories includes Poe’s three mystery stories and all of his best-known tales, including “The Black Cat,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Imp of the Peverse,” “The Man of the Crowd,” “The Masque of the Red Death,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Premature Burial,” and  “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Published in December 2015.

Price: $24.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-192-1

The Lerouge Case

9781596881983

 

by Emile Gaboriau

The Lerouge Case is a pioneering crime novel that not only introduced the amateur detective (Tabaret) who, as Sherlock Holmes did later, uses acute observation and logic to solve crimes but is also a fascinating work of fiction in its own right, full of twists and turns of plot and complex and flawed characters. The story begins with the discovery of a murdered old woman in a provincial village. The crime was obviously staged to look like a burglary, but the true motive only becomes known by tracing a series of relationships and events—and the dark secret that binds them together. Published November 2016.

Price: $24.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-198-3

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The Bat

9781596882072

 

by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood

The Bat is based on play inspired by Rinehart’s The Circular Staircase. Cornelia Van Gorder and her guests uncover a mystery at her rented summer home while they are stalked by a masked criminal known as “The Bat.” A detective is called in but his presence only deepens the mystery. In the end it is up to Miss Van Gorder to sort things out. The play and this novel gave Bob Kane a model for the comic book hero Batman.

Published in December 2017

Price: $21.95

Genre: Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-207-2

The Leavenworth Case

9781596881952

by Anna Katharine Green

Subtitled A Lawyer’s Story, this is a famous detective novel set in New York City. It concerns the murder of a retired merchant, Horatio Leavenworth, in his New York mansion. Green’s novel introduced the shrewd detective Ebenezer Gryce, and was influential in the development of the detective novel. In her autobiography, Agatha Christie cited it as an influence on her own fiction.
Price: $23.95

Genre: Classic Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-195-2

The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu

 9781596880450

By Sax Rohmer

Dr. Fu-Manchu is the archetype of the Master Villain, a man of immense wealth and the desire for world conquest—the model for master criminals later seen in the James Bond novels and movies. Pitted against him is the English detective James Nayland Smith, helped by his chemist friend Dr. Petrie. This is the first of the Dr. Fu-Manchu mysteries that gripped the imaginations of readers in 1913 and made Rohmer’s novels a bestselling phenomenon of his time.
Price: $21.95

Genre: Classic Mystery

ISBN: 978-1-59688-045-0

American Notes

American Notes

by Charles Dickens

Dickens account of his tour of the eastern United States in 1842, and an excellent depiction of the landscape, conditions and mores of pre-Civil War America.

Price: 22.95

Genre: Nonfiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-078-8

Walden

9781596881600

by Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau’s Walden is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, a voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. It details Thoreau’s experiences over the course of two years in a cabin he built near Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. By immersing himself in nature, Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of society through personal introspection. Simple living and self-sufficiency were Thoreau’s other goals, and the whole project was inspired by transcendentalist philosophy, a central theme of the American Romantic Period.

Price: $23.95

Genre: Nonfiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-160-0

Captured Dreams

Captured Dreams

by May McGoldrick

The softcover edition of an historical romance set during the American Revolution that involves the heroine with the secretive Sons of Liberty.

Price: 25.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-031-3

Perfect Together

Perfect Together

by Lisa Plumley

The softcover edition of a contemporary romance. "Plumley's humor sparkles in this thoroughly engaging tale about what's real and what isn't." --Booklist. "Lisa Plumley is a comedic buried treasure!" --Romantic Times

Price: 26.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-025-2

The Sword Maiden

The Sword Maiden

by Susan King

The softcover edition of an historical romance. Blacksmith Lachlann MacKerron returns to Scotland after a bitter war and is asked by his childhood sweetheart forge the Sword of Light to save her beloved Innisfarna.

Price: 25.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-067-2

Time After Time

Time After Time

by Constance O'Day-Flannery

The softcover edition of a time-travel romance. Young widow Kelly Brennan is taken back to post-Civil War New Orleans where she meets gentleman Daniel Gilmore--charming, handsome and with a devilish glint in his eyes that stirs her heart.

Price: 25.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-062-7

Circus of the Damned

Circus of the Damned

by Laurell K. Hamilton

A rogue master vampire hits town, and vampire hunter Anita Blake gets caught up in the middle of an undead turf war while falling in love with a junior high science teeacher. Softcover edition.

Price: 26.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-065-8

Emma

by Jane Austen

Generally considered Austen's most accomplished novel and Emma Woodhouse her most engaging heroine. A scheming matchmaker finds herself frustrated in her efforts and, worse, falling in love herself.

Price: 24.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-079-5

The Girl from Montana

by Grace Livingston Hill

Elizabeth Bailey is the girl from Montana who, fleeing her brother's murderer, meets a man who saves her life and then disappears, only to come back to her when she least expects him.

Price: 21.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-087-0

Golden Lies

Golden Lies

by Barbara Freethy

The softcover edition of a romance about the lives of three women who come together in San Francisco. Each will have to make the choice between love and family loyalty, between sheltering lies and revealing truth.

Price: 26.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-030-6

Guilty Pleasures

by Laurell Hamilton

The softcover edition of the novel that introduced Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, and Jean Claude, the master vampire destined to become not only her biggest nemesis but her greatest lover.

Price: 25.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-028-3

Lady Susan/Love & Friendship

by Jane Austen

A collection of early writings by Jane Austen, including Lady Susan, her first attempt at spoofing contemporary romances, and an amusing short history of the British monarchy.

Price: 22.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-100-6

The Man of the Desert

by Grace Livingston Hill

A pampered society girl is rescued in the desert by a missionary whose strength of character unexpectedly attracts her. They part but later she finds herself taking care of his mother and fondly remembering her Man of the Desert.

Price: 21.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-130-3

Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

The third of Austen's published romances, this novel explores the complex relations of Fanny Price, the eldest daughter of an impoverished family that is taken into the wealthy household of Mansfield Park.

Price: 24.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-010-8

Never Too Much

by Lori Foster

The softcover edition of a contemporary romance that finds the independent Sierra trying to steer clear of confirmed bachlor Ben. Her standoffishness, however, only serves to spur him on.

Price: 25.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-027-6

Never Walk Alone

by Paula Detmer Riggs

The softcover edition of a romance about Rhys, who leaves his hometown after being responsible for an accident that claimed several lives, and meets a woman who teaches him he can face all his fears if he has someone to share them with.

Price: 25.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-063-4

Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen

Begun by Austen as a satire of young ladies reading Mrs. Radcliffe's romances, it became a compelling romance on its own, telling the life and relationship of Catherine Moorland in Regency Bath and at Northanger Abbey.

Price: 21.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-047-4

Persuasion

by Jane Austen

Austen's last completed novel, published posthumously. Anne Elliott regrets breaking off an engagement years earlier and now, aged 27, the man she turned down comes back into her life. Can she undo her earlier misjudgment?

Price: 23.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-110-5

Pride and Prejudice

9781596881198

by Jane Austen

Jane Austen's most famous novel. It traces the shifting and stormy relationship between the apparently arrogant FitzWilliam Darcy and the independent Elizabeth Bennett.

Price: 24.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-119-8

Say Yes

by Donna Hill

The softcover edition of a novel by Essence Magazine's bestselling author Hill. Regina walks out of her empty marriage and into the arms of Parker, who has children of his own, but is willing to stay by her side if she would only say yes.

Price: 25.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-026-9

Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

The first of Austen's novels to be published, this romance contrast the personalities of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Both find husbands in the end by not before a series of twists of fortune and disappointments.

Price: 24.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-120-4

Temptation of a Proper Governess

by Cathy Maxwell

The softcover edition of a historical romance set in 1803. Governess Isabel Halloran saves Michael Severson from being tricked into a forced marriage and together they clear his name, solve a murder and restore her rightful place in society.

Price: 26.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-024-5

The Black Moth

9781596881679

by Georgette Heyer

Jack Carstares, oldest son of the Earl of Wyncham, disgraced six years earlier, returns home and becomes a highwayman so that he is able to live in the land he loves without detection. One day while out riding he foils an abduction plot mastered by the infamous Duke of Andover. Injured while rescuing the damsel in distress, he is taken home by the thankful Diana
Beauleigh and her Aunt Betty, to recover. Carstares finds himself in love with Diana. Unfortunately for her, so does the Duke, and he will stop at nothing to have her.

Price: $23.95

Genre: Historical Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-167-9

Unfinished Novels of Jane Austen

9781596881891

 

by Jane Austen

This volume includes two novels, The Watsons, begun by Jane Austen in 1803 and abandoned after her father’s death in 1805, and Sanditon, begun in 1817 and left unfinished at her death. Each displays Austen’s mastery of character and motivation and will appeal to her many fans. Published in November 2015.

Price: $21.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-189-1

Marcia Schuyler

9781596882065

 

by Grace Livingston Hill

This was the novel that made Grace Livingston Hill one of the most popular romance writers of her time. Set in the time in the early nineteenth century when the first steam locomotive was introduced in New York State, it is the story of two sisters, one the willful older sister Kate Schuyler, who abandons her betrothed David Spafford on their wedding day to elope with a another man, and the younger sister Marcia, who agrees to take her sister’s place as David’s bride. Can Marcia hope that David will come to love her, or would he always regret losing his first love?

Published in May 2017.

Price: $24.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-206-5

A Voice in the Wilderness

9781596881563

By Grace Livingston Hill

Margaret Earle, an Eastern girl, thinking she has reached her destination in Arizona, where she is going to teach school, steps off the train at a lonely, desert water tank, and the train moves on, leaving her in the darkness and in a strange, forlorn land. But she steps off into a series of adventures and thrilling events which make entertaining reading indeed. After an unpleasant encounter with one man, she is rescued by another, young Lance Gardley, like herself an Easterner, and out of this meeting grows the romance of the story. Margaret’s school and the strange religious life of the community make a splendid setting for this fresh, crisp, western tale.
Price: $22.95

Genre: Classic Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-156-3

The Mystery of Mary

9781596881532

by Grace Livingston Hill

Grace Livingston Hill was the pioneering author of what is now known as Christian Romance, where faith and devotion are as important as a romantic relationship. In this novel, the debonair Tryon Dunham rescues a young woman from an unknown danger at a railroad station and finds himself not only caught up in solving the mystery of Mary but also falling in love with her.

Price: $18.95

Genre: Romance

ISBN: 978-1-59688-153-2

Gunman's Reckoning

9781596882010 

by Max Brand

Donnegan has been on the trail of an enemy for two years. When he learns that his quarry, Lord Nick, is the man behind a crooked gold-mining scheme. To get to the mining town, he agrees to take a crooked colonel’s daughter there to lure away the man who had cheated the colonel and also won his daughter’s heart. Trouble is, hardened and sad gunfighter Donnegan soon finds he loves that daughter too. Worse, he also finds killing his enemy is not as simple as he assumed. This novel is Max Brand at his best. Published in December 2016.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-201-0

 

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The Last Trail

9781596881884 

by Zane Grey

Helen Sheppard’s arrival at Fort Henry on the Ohio frontier comes at a time when outlaws are being driven from the land by determined bordermen like Jack Zane, who have no time for women in their lonely lives. There is something about Helen, however, that unsettles Zane’s ways and drives him on a last trail in pursuit of the vilest and most desperate outlaws he has ever encountered on the frontier.

Published July 2016.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-188-4

 

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The Night Horseman

9781596882027 

by Max Brand

This is the sequel to Max Brand's first novel, The Untamed. It continues the adventures of Whistling Dan Barry, his horse Satan and wolf dog Black Bart. Buck Daniels tries to persuade his friend Dan to come to the aid of Joe Cumberland and his daughter Kate, but Dan first has to have a meeting with Mac Strann, who is out to kill him to revenge his brother. Published in January 2017.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-202-7

 

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The U.P. Trail

9781596882058 

by Zane Grey

This is the story of the men who surveyed the trail for the westward expansion of the Union Pacific railroad, and of one man in particular, the gifted engineer Warren Neale, and his courage and resourcefulness against challenging terrain and hostile Indians. It is also the story of Allie Durade, who survives a wagon train massacre and brings romance into Neale's driven and hazardous life.

Published in April 2017.

Price: $25.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-205-8

 

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Bucky O'Connor

by William MacLeod Raine

Lieutenant Bucky O'Connor of the Arizona Rangers is called in to hunt down a gang of train robbers.

Price: 19.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-104-4

Chip of the Flying U

by B.M. Bower

The first and most popular of Bower's westerns tells the story of a young women doctor who comes to stay on her brother's ranch and stirs up a heap of trouble.

Price: 18.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-114-3

Riders of the Purple Sage

by Zane Grey

This is Zane Grey's best-known novel, the story of Jane Withersteen, a wealthy Mormon, and her struggle to overcome a prohibition against having non-Mormon friends, with the help of the mysterious Jim Lassiter.

Price: 21.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-115-0

Riders of the Silences

9781596881778

by Max Brand

Pierre Ryder has been raised by a priest who hoped he would carry on his ministry in Canada, but one day the boy receives a letter from a father he never knew, who was dying, shot by an infamous gunfighter, McGurk. Pierre rushes to his father's side just in time, and as the newfound parent dies, vows to find McGurk and beat the gunfighter at his own game.

Price: $21.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-177-8

The Call of the Canyon

9781596881808

by Zane Grey

After the Great War Glenn Kilbourne was a sick and changed man. His illness drove him West to Arizona to seek a cure. His fiancee Carley Burch followed him and found him healed and stronger than ever. Could she win him back from the woman who had nursed him back to health, and from the magnificent raw land that called to him?

Price: $21.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-180-8

Ronicky Doone

9781596881839

by Max Brand

Ronicky Doone was a legend in his part of the West, as much for his horse as for his fancy garb, fast gunplay and sharp card playing. One day Bill Gregg took Doone's horse in a desperate rush to catch a train. Rather than kill him, Doone joins forces with Gregg in a search for a mystery girl that takes the pair to New York and a showdown between East and West.

Price: $21.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-183-9

The Border Legion

9781596881860

by Zane Grey

Cowhand Jim Cleve is wrongly accused of murder but is rescued by Jack Kells, leader of a band of Idaho outlaws known as the Border Legion. Cleve is grateful to Kells, but when the Legion leader takes prisoner his beloved Joan Randall, who went looking for him in the desert, he begins to change his mind. Kells is now his rival and he must find a way to rescue his woman.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-186-0

The Rainbow Trail

9781596881549

by Zane Grey

This is the sequel to Zane Grey’s most popular novel, Riders of the Purple Sage (also available as a Large Print World Classic). It is 10 years after the events in the original novel and the wall to Surprise Valley has been broken. Jane Withersteen is forced to choose between the life of Lassiter, the famous gunman, and Fay Larkin’s marriage to a man she doesn’t love.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-154-9

Desert Gold

9781596881556

by Zane Grey

Disillusioned drifter Dick Gale finds himself in a desert town on the U.S.-Mexico border where he encounters an old friend, now in the U.S. service, who is in love with a wealthy Mexican family’s daughter. Gale helps his friend rescue the girl from the evil bandit Rojas who had abducted her and in so doing becomes involved in an incredible adventure that makes him a man with a purpose who finds love and a long-lost secret in the desert wilds.

Price: $23.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-155-6

The Untamed

9781596881631

by Max Brand

A stirring tale of the West and of three strange comrades: Whistling Dan Barry, a primal force of nature with an untamed soul; Satan, a mighty black stallion and king of the ranges; and Black Bart, a wolf dog to whom his master’s word is law. Whistling Dan finds himself locked in a struggle with the outlaw Jim Silent and Kate Cumberland, the woman who seeks to tame him.

Price: $23.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-163-1

Tangled Trails

9781596881648

by William MacLeod Raine

Tangled Trails is Raine’s attempt to inject a Western character—in this case, cowpuncher and sometime rodeo competitor Kirby Lane—into a murder mystery. In Denver to help a friend of a friend Lane discovers the friend’s antagonist murdered and himself the prime suspect. Lane must avoid arrest while tracking down the real killer.

Price: $21.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-164-8

The Flying U Ranch

9781596881655

by B.M. Bower

The success of Chip of the Flying U led B.M. Bower to write The Flying U Ranch, which recounts what happens at the ranch when the fancy cowboy Miguel Rapponi arrives and upsets the hard-bitten cowhands known as The Happy Family.  As if that wasn’t enough of a disturbance, the Old Man gets hurt in Chicago, calling Chip and The Little Doctor away, and sheepherders are invading The Flying U coulee with their sheep.

Price: $18.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-165-5

The Rustlers of Pecos County

9781596881662

by Zane Grey

Texas was a raw and violent state that the Texas Rangers were charged with bringing law and order to. Outnumbered a thousand to one, the Rangers fought against the complete breakdown of law and order, often paying for peace with their lives. One county in particular held out against the Rangers’ efforts—and into this valley of death rode Ranger Vaughn Steel, hungering for revenge, thirsting for justice, and determined to wipe out the rustlers of Pecos County.

Price: $23.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-166-2

The Bandit of Hell's Bend

9781596881754

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Burroughs wrote exciting westerns as well as his better-known Tarzan novels. Elias Henders is the prosperous owner of a ranch and a gold mine. Competing for his daughter Diana, ranch hand Colby sabotages recovering alcoholic foreman Bull, and takes his job. Bull is suspected of a string of stagecoach holdups but he in turn suspects Colby and finds himself struggling both to clear his name and save the ranch for Diana from unscrupulous schemers when her father dies.

Price: $21.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-174-5

The Lone Star Ranger

9781596881440

by Zane Grey

Buck Duane, son of a famous gunfighter, falls prey to the old problem – called out by a cowboy who wants to make trouble, Duane kills him and then must ride off to the lawless country near the Neuces River to escape being arrested and perhaps, hanged. He develops a reputation for killing the most notorious Texas outlaws, which draws an unexpected interest: a captain of the Texas Rangers offers him a pardon and a ranger’s badge if he will infiltrate the gang of the shadowy figure known as “Cheseldine” who wields vast power in West Texas, and make it possible for the Rangers to break the gang’s hold on the region’s towns. Duane accepts, never guessing in his wildest nightmares that he would sniff out this Cheseldine, his hideouts, his lieutenants… and fall in love with his daughter.
Price: $21.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-144-0

Black Jack

 9781596881877

 

by Max Brand

Terry Hollis had been taken in by Elizabeth Cornish when he was a baby and grew to become a fine young man. She planned to make him her heir, but her brother sets about discrediting the young man, letting him discover that he is the son of the notorious outlaw Black Jack and provoking a gunfight to show that Terry is, like his father, an outlaw and a killer. Published in October 2015.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-187-7

The Heritage of the Desert

9781596881969

by Zane Grey

Zane Grey’s second western novel and the inspiration for many later westerns by others. Its plot centers on the struggle between two men, Hare and Holderness, for the affection of rancher Naab’s adopted daughter, Mescal, as well as for land and water rights. It was made into a movie three times. Published in February 2016.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-196-9

The Mysterious Rider

9781596882102

by Zane Grey

Columbine was an orphan found alone in the wilderness and adopted by rancher Bill Belllounds, who raised her as his own daughter. Now a young woman, she promises Belllounds she will marry his son, the hotheaded drunk and gambler Buster Jack, even though she has fallen in love with cowboy Wilson Moore and is tormented by her decision. Into this conflict comes a mysterious rider, who, driven by a dark past and terrible secret, is determined to stop the marriage and secure Columbine’s happiness, no matter what it takes. This Zane Grey has been made into four film versions.

Published in August 2017

Price: $23.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-210-2

Trailin'

9781596882133

by Max Brand

Max Brand’s second western tells the story of Anthony Bard, a restless young aristocrat from
the east with a hunger for adventure whose father was murdered in the yard of their home.
Bard’s desire for vengeance leads him to the far west, where he intends to track down his father’s
killer. There he is considered a tenderfoot but proves himself more than equal to anyone on
a horse or with a gun — and he finds his man waiting for him, not with a gun, but with a story.

Published in November 2017 

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-213-3

Way of the Lawless

9781596882126

By Max Brand

Andrew Lanning lost his temper and fears he killed a man, and now the most feared lawman
in the mountain desert, Hal Dozier, is on his trail and will stop at nothing to bring him to justice.
As much as he wants to evade Dozier he also wants to see once more the woman who has won
his heart. Can Lanning avoid becoming the outlaw the world now deems him to be? Can he stop
himself from killing Dozier? And will he earn the love of Anne Withero? 

Published in February 2018

Price: $22.95

Genre: Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-212-6

To the Last Man

9781596882263

by Zane Grey

To The Last Man follows an ancient feud between two frontier families that is inflamed when one of the families takes up cattle rustling. The ranchers are led by Jean Isbel and, on the other side, Lee Jorth and his band of cattle rustlers. In the grip of a relentless code of loyalty to their own people, they fight the war of the Tonto Basin, desperately, doggedly, to the last man, neither side seeing the futility of it until it is too late. Young Jean finds himself hopelessly in love with a girl from whom he is separated by an impassable barrier. Published in August 2018.

Genre: Western
ISBN 978-1-59688-226-3          $23.95

Bull Hunter

 9781596881716

By Max Brand

Hunter was a man who could rip a tree trunk from the ground with his bare hands or tame the wildest stallion with his kind manner. Nobody west of the Pecos would have dared run afoul of this mighty frontiersman. Pete Reeve didn’t have the reputation of a dead shot because he relied on his common sense. Then Bull and Pete crossed paths, and townsfolk from Cheyenne to San Antonio braced for the battle.
Price: $20.95

Genre: Classic Western

ISBN: 978-1-59688-171-6

Selected Poems of Robert Frost

9781596881761

by Robert Frost

This is the first Large Print edition of the poetry of one of America's greatest poets. It is a compilation of all of the poems in Frost's first three books, A Boy's Will, North of Boston and Mountain Interval. It includes most of his best-known and best-loved poems, including "Birches," "Mending Wall," and "The Road Not Taken." This edition also includes two new indexes: an Index of Poem Titles and an Index of First Lines to aid those readers who can remember a first line but not the title of the poem.

Price: $19.95

Genre: Poetry

ISBN: 978-1-59688-176-1

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The Waste Land and Other Poems

9781596881792

by T.S. Eliot

The first Large Print edition of T.S. Eliot's best poetry. It includes some of his best-known poems, including "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," "Gerontion," "Portrait of a Lady," "Sweeney Among the Nightingales" and "The Waste Land." This edition also includes two new indexes: an Index of Poem Titles and an Index of First Lines.

Price: $18.95

Genre: Poetry

ISBN: 978-1-59688-179-2

Poems of Emily Dickinson

9781596880498

  

by Emily Dickinson

This first Large Print edition of Emily Dickinson’s poetry brings together in a single volume the three collections of her poems collected after her death by her friends and her literary executors, Mabel Loomis Dodge and Thomas Wentworth Higginson in 1890-1896. Only six of the 348 poems collected here were published in Dickinson’s lifetime and none of those by her choice. Poems in each of the three volumes collected here are arranged in four thematic sections: Life, Love, Nature and Time and Eternity. All of Dickinson’s best known poems are included. To help the reader find personal favorites, a new Index of First Lines is provided at the end of the book.


Price: $21.95

Genre:Poetry

ISBN: 978-1-59688-049-8

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Sonnets of William Shakepeare

9781596882041

by William Shakespeare

This is the first Large Print edition of Shakespeare’s celebrated sonnets. It includes all 154 poems, one per page for easy reading or recitation, as well as a new Index of First Lines to aid finding your favorite sonnet. Shakespeare’s Sonnets can be seen as a prototype, or even the beginning, of a new kind of “modern” love poetry. They have been translated into all modern languages.

Published in March 2017.

Price: $18.95

Genre: Poetry

ISBN: 978-1-59688-204-1

Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

9781596882164

by Edgar Allan Poe

This is the first large print edition of the poems of Edgar Allan Poe. It includes all of his well-known poetry, Poe's writings on poetry and both a title index and index of first lines. Published in March 2018.

Also available from us is Mysteries and Tales of Edgar Allan Poe.

Price: $22.95

Genre: Poetry

ISBN: 978-1-59688-216-4

Favorite American Poems & Songs in Large Print

9781596882287

 

Edited by Thomas T. Beeler

This is an original collection of best-loved American poems and songs, the first published in large print. It is divided into five sections: Childrens’ Poems and Rhymes, Story Poems and Ballads, Patriotic Poems and Songs, Love Poems, and Songs of Self and Nature.
Children Poems includes such childhood favorites as “Mary Had a Little Lamb” by Sarah Josepha Hale, “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Clement Moore, “The Children’s Hour” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,” and “Being Brave at Night” by Edgar Guest.
Story poems include “Paul Revere’s Ride” and “The Wreck of the Hesparus” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to “The Shooting of Dan McGrew” by Robert W. Service to “Casey at the Bat.”
Patriotic Poems and Songs range from “The Star-Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key to “When Johnny Comes Marching Home” to “Over There” by George M. Cohan, and include beloved songs like “America, ’Tis of Thee” and “America the Beautiful” as well as “Battle Hymn of the Republic” and Walt Whitman’s tributes to Abraham Lincoln, “O Captain! My Captain!” and “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d.”
Love Poems include “Give All to Love” by Ralph Waldo Emerson, “I Had No Time to Hate” by Emily Dickinson and “Love Is Not All” by Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Songs of Self and Nature include “Song of Myself” by Walt Whitman, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost and 10 of Emily Dickinson’s best-known poems.
This is a must-have collection that will delight both poetry lovers and nostalgic readers. It includes an introduction by the editor and indexes of titles and first lines. To be published in December 2018.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN 978-1-59688-228-7          $24.95

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