by Author

All of these stories, poems, novellas, novels, and nonfiction books
are in the public domain, which means their original copyright has expired.
These classic works are available in their entirety online or as free ebooks.

This list is in alphabetical order by author.

Alphabetical by title

Horror and Suspense

Cover of Standard Ebook's Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre: Spoiler-Free Synopsis Unhappy with her deceased uncle's family, orphaned, ten-year-old Jane Eyre wants to be sent away to boarding school. At Lowood Institution, ...
Cover of Standard eBooks version of Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights, by Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights: Spoiler-Free Synopsis As a young man, Heathcliff, an orphaned gypsy, is adopted by the Earnshaws, who live at Wuthering Heights, an isolated farm ...
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities: Spoiler-Free Synopsis In Paris, about a decade before the French Revolution, a traumatized and physically broken Dr. Manette is released ...