Sleepily Ever After

To-night you have come back to me, just as you always did after you ran away to swim in the river that was forbidden you, the river you loved because it was forbidden. You are tired and sleepy, just as you used to be then, only a little ...

Author: Zachary Seager

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781529070781

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Sleepily Ever After: Bedtime Stories for Grown Ups is a gorgeous little anthology of upbeat, touching, funny and inspiring stories that will help you relax and drift off to sleep. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited and introduced by Zachary Seager. It’s hard to relax, to keep still and to stop our brains from whirring. We live in a world where lack of sleep is a common problem for many adults. This collection of stories will help to banish anxiety and to soothe stressed minds as they welcome you into a world of happy endings, gentle humour and good choices. Each classic story from authors including Oscar Wilde, Kate Chopin, Guy de Maupassant and H G Wells, has been carefully chosen for the quality of its writing, for great storytelling and to gently help you into the land of nod.
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Sleepily Ever After

A selection of stories from your favourite classic authors that will make you smile, relax and fall gently to sleep

Author: Various

Publisher: Collector's Library

ISBN: 9781529070774

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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A selection of stories from your favourite classic authors that will make you smile, relax and fall gently to sleep
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The Adventures of Ars ne Lupin Gentleman Thief

More short stories available from Macmillan Collector's Library Sleepily Ever After Classic Dog Stories Classic Cat Stories Irish Ghost Stories Complete Ghost Stories Classic Locked Room Mysteries Classic Hallowe'en Stories Round About ...

Author: Maurice Leblanc

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781529078213

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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The inspiration for the hit Netflix show, Lupin, Arsène Lupin is charming, clever and bold. A master of disguise, he steals from the rich, he outsmarts the police and he’s generous to those in need. And above all, he never takes himself too seriously. This French Robin Hood has charmed readers for generations and the stories about his dazzling escapades have been adapted countless times for television, stage and film. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition of The Adventures of Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief is translated from the French by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos and features an introduction by Emma Bielecki. In the opening stories, Lupin is arrested, only to engineer his own incredible escape. What follows are wonderfully entertaining and action packed stories that finish with a brief encounter with none other than Sherlock Holmes. These stories were first published together in 1907 and this edition of the gentleman thief's very first adventures is the perfect place to start exploring his world of daring escapes, cunning disguises and ambitious heists.
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Once Upon A Dream

We are here with Leontine but hereafter in this dream, Iwill be alone – unseen, unheard, unspoken, untouched, a phoenix, a phantom, whatever... and Iwill dream sleepily ever after. The End. PhanÐira. ISBN 878-L-HqEq-5870-E 51976 mm ...

Author: PhanÐira

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781496988706

Category: Fiction

Page: 306

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There was once a dream, though it wasn't mine but I had it all the same, and I still have it. It is neither a religious vision of doom or blessings, nor a political speech on promises or propaganda; for it is only a dream. You and I are here, and hereafter in this dream, you and I shall be called 'we', as it would be on planet earth and yes, we are in a dream, a dream-dream, for that is all it is. We or our dreams, at times one cannot tell which is vaguer. The picture of things is not yet clear but we have been made to understand that today is the first of January, in the year F.G. 300. As we must have guessed, the B.C. came and went, so too did the Anno Domini and the new calendar system is already three hundred years old. Yes, we are that far off our present consciousness. The F.G. is an abbreviation for Finem Gratiae, a lost language's way of saying 'the end of grace'. We feel this language isn't lost because we are still here, dreaming a dream.
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Classic Science Fiction Stories

... Allan Poe A Glove Shop in Vienna & Other Stories by Eva Ibbotson Standing Her Ground: Classic Short Stories by Trailblazing Women Sleepily Ever After: Bedtime Stories for Grown Ups Tales and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe All the Mowgli.

Author: Adam Roberts

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781529069082

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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An entertaining and wide-ranging collection of science-fiction short stories featuring space aliens, spectacular inventions, futuristic technologies and vividly imagined worlds. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, cloth-bound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. Classic Science Fiction Stories is selected and introduced by academic and science-fiction writer Adam Roberts. Classic Science Fiction Stories highlights not only famous writers such as Edgar Allan Poe, H. G. Wells and H. P. Lovecraft, but also gives voice to lesser known but equally inventive writers such as Florence McLandburgh and Ambrose Bierce. Spanning the 1750s to the early twentieth century, these mesmerizing and expertly crafted stories are by turns intriguing, terrifying and, at times, downright comic. Together they show how science fiction took root to develop into the global phenomenon it is today.
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Everything but the Brain

Then they all lived happily ever after. Happily ever after? Forever? Yes, forever. Happily ever after. How did they do that? Do what? Live happily ever after, forever? ... (sleepily, as A tucks her into bed) Happily ever after.

Author: Jean Tay

Publisher: Epigram Books

ISBN: 9789810755010

Category: Performing Arts

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What do Physics, three bears and a stroke have in common? Take a journey with Elaine, a middle-aged Physics teacher, as she explains the theory of relativity using the metaphor of three bears and a train, and devises a plan to turn back time and save her ailing father from physical determination. Written by gifted playwright Jean Tay, Everything but the Brain was first developed at the Playwrights’ Cove at The Necessary Stage in 2001 and staged by Action Theatre in 2005. It won Best Original Script in The Straits Times’ Life! Theatre Awards in 2006 and has since been selected as an ‘O’- and ‘N’-Level literature text in Singapore.
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Ever After

Sleepily, she broke off the kiss, resting her head back on his shoulder. She had done all of that with her eyes closed. Nick studied her sleeping form in sheer amazement. How could she go back to sleep after a kiss like that?

Author: Edwardo Jackson

Publisher: Villard

ISBN: 9781588360724

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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After he and Jasmine have spent more than two years together, Nick is certain the time has come to settle down; he’s never been so in love before, and Jasmine is everything he could ever hope for in a woman. As he sets the stage with a romantic weekend in an exquisite log cabin nestled in the Vermont wilderness, Nick pops the question, to which Jasmine replies, "I have to think about it." When she turns him down, Nick is shattered. Heartbroken, he moves to Chicago for a new job and a new start. Determined to put his experience with Jasmine behind him, Nick takes the advice of his best friend, Malloy, and sets out to drown his sorrows in fine female companionship. After dating women from his gym (Asanti), his classes (Angelica), and clubs (Tamara), Nick finds himself more depressed by the superficiality of the relationships and no closer to erasing Jas-mine’s memory. Nick is equally disappointed with his work–his job at the bank is uninspiring–and the best parts of his week are the acting classes he signed up for on a whim. When old college friends invite him down to Atlanta for Freaknik, Nick is ready to let loose and enjoy the wild and sometimes scandalous spring-break activities. His interest is further piqued when he learns that Jasmine has relocated to Atlanta. Ultimately, Nick must decide whether he wants to re-create what he had with Jasmine or move on with his life. Without Jasmine, can Nick live happily ever after? Nick’s Six Cardinal Rules of Dating No. 1: Never date someone from a health club. Health club relationships are doomed from the start. Their whole premise relies upon physical attraction, a foundation with all the durability of rice paper. No. 2: Never date someone with whom you work. That is a no-brainer. No. 3: Never date someone from class. If all goes sour, you’re stuck seeing a pissed-off face mean-mugging you for the rest of the quarter. No. 4: Never let an ex back into your life. Exes only exist to stir up long-settled emotions and to confuse you. And they do. No. 5: Never date a neighbor. If all hell breaks loose, you can’t get rid of your neighbor . . . legally. No. 6: Never date a married woman. It’s just plain wrong.
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Ever After

He would try again later. Sara was sleeping and hadn't heard her cell phone ring. a short while later the house phone rang. Emma answered it and said “The phone is for you.” “Who is it?” Sara asked sleepily. “Bobby,” her mother answered ...

Author: Sally A. Allen

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781499083590

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Taylor Townshend owned a large publishing company for new authors headquartered in the Philippines. The conglomerate also has subsidiaries in the United States, with the main office in Minneapolis. Taylor speaks often with Sara, his US liaison and book critic for new authors, and they become very fond of each other by long distance. Unknown to him, she has a disability, and as it turns out, so does he. Their transpacific romance builds until she meets him in the Philippines, which reveals the novel's conclusion!
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Candy Ever After

“And since when do you have a cat?” “Since yesterday.” Brylee got a cat. ... Uneasy, I lead him into the living room where Joel is blinking sleepily at us, his hair sticking up on one side. ... Not about the 77 Candy Ever After.

Author: Jo Raven

Publisher: Jo Raven

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“Candy, why is your bed so big?” “… to fit my two boyfriends when we snuggle together at night.” Only that’s my father asking, staring at the bed in question. Oops. So yeah. Unruly Jethro and cocky Joel are now officially my boyfriends. My Candy Boys. I moved in with them, and I expected things to be tense, awkward. I was wrong. This feels so right, and well, hot. These boys are SO hot. But with college starting, Jethro returning to work at the bookshop, and Joel planning to start his own business, everything’s shifting. Not to forget the fact that Joel still hasn’t confronted his parents about our relationship, that Jethro is still recovering from his dad’s brutal attack, and that I feel insecure, well… Wait a sec. Insecure? Come on, Candy. That’s BS. These boys love you. Yeah, I know. The boys and me, we’re solid. However, doubt still lingers. I mean, Joel’s parents hate each other. Jethro’s dad killed his mom, for chrissakes—and my mom has acquired a sudden interest in sex toys and escort services. So I wonder if true love really exists. Love that doesn’t fade over time. You know, the kind that withstands nightmares and bad jokes, unwashed dishes in the sink and lack of lube. Yeah, that happened. These boys own me. They’re sweet, sexy and caring—but will they break my heart, or is this our happily ever after?
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Passionately Ever After

'Yes, that was a relief,' Belle agreed sleepily, setting down her empty cup and snuggling into him. She was a snuggler. That was not Dante's style. He let her sleep before peeling her out of her towelling robe and setting her back below ...

Author: Lynne Graham

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781488064661

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Escape with these irresistible and captivating Cinderella romances! Featuring previously published titles His Cinderella’s One-Night Heir by Lynne Graham, His Sicilian Cinderella by Carol Marinelli, Awakening His Innocent Cinderella by Natalie Anderson and A Cinderella to Secure His Heir by Michelle Smart. His Cinderella’s One-Night Heir The Italian’s temporary temptation…? Billionaire Dante’s fake relationship with Belle was only supposed to last two weeks. But one night of seduction in Paris will change the course of their convenient arrangement forever, with the news that Belle is carrying his baby! His Sicilian Cinderella His until midnight…? Chambermaid Bella has escaped her shameful past, but her memories of that night with Matteo still burn. Forced to attend Sicily’s most exclusive wedding together, Bella knows the dark-hearted tycoon will want a reckoning. As the clock strikes twelve, it’s clear the only way Bella will be leaving the party is with Matteo—via his bed! Awakening His Innocent Cinderella Will she resist his scandalous proposition…? Gracie is mortified when Rafael finds her accidentally trespassing on his estate! She can’t refuse Rafe’s teasing demand that she attend an exclusive party with him. Can she resist the power of his raw sensuality? A Cinderella to Secure His Heir She’ll be his wife! To secure his heir, Alessio will use his incredible chemistry with his nephew’s legal guardian, Beth, and command her to marry him! But will their intensely passionate marriage be enough for this innocent Cinderella? Originally published in 2019, 2015, 2018 and 2019.
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