Lady Susan is an epistolary novel by Jane Austen about a beautiful and manipulative widow scheming to arrange wealthy marriages for herself and her daughter. This book is the basis for the film Love & Friendship, written and directed by Whit Stillman, and starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny. This dramatized production is presented by the Online Stage.
The Importance of Being Earnest is Wilde's most famous and oft-produced play. First performed in 1895, and subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People", it shows Wilde at his satirical and scathingly witty best. It follows the misadventures of Algy and Jack as they attempt to woo and wed Cecily and Gwendolen under the assumed name "Ernest", much to the disapproval of the aristocratic Lady Bracknell.
Claudia Emerson has a good friend who shares the same first name and last name. That friend unfortunately dies in a tragic accident during homecoming dance. Claudia is distraught at the loss of her friend, but is even more disturbed by her dreams, which seem to take her to another place called Crossroads. Unknown to her, Crossroads is like a second heaven, a place between heaven and earth. It is where the souls of humans in comas or near death experiences may wander.
"Flat delivery and inconsistencies in the story"
When Maude is told she must marry a repulsive man, she instead responds to an Iowa farmer who is looking for a mail order bride. After sneaking out of town on a train, she goes to Iowa and marries. She quickly falls for the wonderful man she marries, but does he feel the same? And will she be able to escape her past?
A magical tale of love frustrated, tested, and finally triumphant, A Midsummer Night's Dream has always been one of Shakespeare's most popular plays. It is also one of his most accessible, and its broad humor remains vivid and compelling to this day. On the serious side, as a dramatic examination of love in all its guises - romantic, conjugal, filial, parental, and patriotic - A Midsummer Night's Dream has never been surpassed.
When Emily's mother decides to marry, her fiance says that 20-year-old Emily needs to find a new place to live before the wedding. Emily has always been exceedingly shy and has no idea what to do. She runs across an advertisement for mail order brides and responds, hoping to find a good situation. Benjamin lost the love of his life just months before. He and his girls need a new mama in their house. Will Emily be the mama they need?
"Absolutely loved it"
Janie Parker is in love with the boy next door, but he's dating Miss Popular. That is, until she wraps her car around a tree and bites the dust. Just when things settle down and Janie thinks that she might have a shot at going to prom with the boy next door, Miss Popular comes back from the grave, and she's one crazy ex-ghoulfriend.
Passion and intrigue among the upper classes form the basis of Lady Windermere's Fan, Oscar Wilde's first successful play, which displays his trademark wit and wisdom. Beautiful and innocent Lady Windermere finds out that her husband has been keeping company with the scandalous and mysterious Mrs. Erlynne. Her discovery unleashes a host of tensions at her 21st birthday party, where London's elite have gathered to gossip.
After many years living abroad with her longtime lover, Lady Catherine Champion-Cheney visits her former marital home, now occupied by her son, Arnold, and his wife, Elizabeth. Also present is her estranged husband, Clive, who lives in a cottage on the estate. Elizabeth has become dissatisfied with the life she leads with her wealthy husband, who is very occupied with his political career, and she encourages the advances of a dashing but impecunious suitor, Teddy Luton.
As the alkins head back to Crossroads, Claudia leads her normal life, but not for long. Having a special soul, Claudia attracts danger, and she soon finds out who Gamma asked to watch over her. The Twelve, known as Divine Elders on Earth, are very much involved when they find out that Aliah, one of the God's first angels, escaped from the Abyss when the gates were opened by Aden. Needing Claudia's soul to escape the only place Aliah can reside, he sends his demons in search of all Claudia Emersons on Earth.
When Sam meets her sister's sexy mechanic, Verlaine, she instantly falls for those gorgeous brown eyes and rugged charms. Soon a steamy romance begins! But unfortunately, there's unfinished business between Sam and her ex-boyfriend, the charismatic billionaire, Marcus. Sam's sister, Gemma, knows that only Marcus can save her vintage-car business from bankruptcy, but Marcus is determined to win back Sam and save the day. He certainly won't let the hired help muscle-in.
"Fun, entertaining story!"
Thirteen-year-old Emily has saved up every single birthday wish from six to 12 years old, banking on a promise from the birthday fairy that one day she could use up all those wishes in one fell swoop. What Emily wishes for, however, is not a pony or new clothes or the chance to be a princess. She has a much bigger plan in mind.
"Short but fun horror story with great narration!"
Kristen's life gets more complicated as she deals with losing the only man she's really ever loved...her father, only to find out that almost everything she has ever known was a lie. Her only ally as she's running to save her life from someone trying to kill her is her father's neighbor, an ex-police officer and writer, who knows just how to get under Kristen's skin. Circumstances push the two together and they learn that they are more compatible than they first thought.
When a detective searches for clues to help solve the case of a man who kills women with knives, she ends up utilizing an old book and the information in it, plus notes to her that the serial killer has written, and scriptures within the old book itself. It all comes to a head when she faces the killer, who only wants to end it all, either for himself or her, by playing a game of Russian Roulette.
Mail Order Bride: Love For The Cowboy Sheriff, presents the story of a cowboy sheriff in the West has almost everything a man could wish for, except for a bride. He asks his tavern owner aunt for advice and help and she sends him the almost perfect woman. Why she is not perfect remains a secret until she can wait no longer to tell him, after he asks her to be his bride.
After her father's death last year and, now, in the throes of a gnarly teacher's beady eye (as she thinks ahead to college), a small black arachnid bites 15-year-old Susie Speider on the finger and sends her nights into fantastical dreams about taking revenge on her teacher - one, Ms. Morlson - who, ultimately, holds Susie's college aspirations in the sweaty palm of her cold calloused hand.
Bronwyn is kind and resourceful, a healer and a woman ahead of her time who cares for her aging father and two young sisters. She can entrance a man with her sweet voice, the beauty of her face. However, she's an impoverished peasant who lives in the dark, suspicious times of fifteenth-century England where such a woman is feared. Witches are believed to be everywhere, waiting to ensnare a powerful man…like Edward the Fourth of England, who comes across her one day singing in a tavern and makes her his mistress.
"A Fantastic Escape!"
Charlotte Covington is falling for the mysterious after-hours doctor. A date with destiny, however, will reveal the doctor's true nature and leave Charlotte with only one hope to survive tragedy. If you enjoy historical romance with a twist, buy Unsinkable Vampire today!
"My name is Emma and I am a 16 year old orphan. I am in charge of four siblings. Our parents died trying to protect us from a dragon attack and were killed instantly by the monsters lethal fire. I was not successful at hunting last night because I could not see anything with the rain. I decided to go check a village and hopefully someone would feel sorry for me and feed me. I learned young princess Victoria has been abducted by Amira the dark magic sorcerer. The King is offering 100 gold coins to anyone who rescues her."
Interplanetary visitor Moop has been sent on a mission: to investigate Christmas. When he meets Santa, Moop discovers that there is rather more to Earth's greatest festival than he had expected.