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Red Queen

Set in a world where society is divided by the color of blood, a 17 year old girl must assume the role of a long-lost princess to save her family, while secretly aiding a revolution; her actions put into motion a deadly and violent dance, pitting prince against prince and her against her own heart.

Beneath A Scarlet Sky

Pino Lella is a normal Italian teenager living an idyllic life in Italy, until bombs begin falling on Milan and word of Nazi atrocities begin to circulate. Lello joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, guiding hundreds of Jews to safety in a year. On his 18th birthday, Lella is forced to enlist with the German Army, and is immediately assigned as a personal driver to Adolf Hitler's left hand, General Hans Leyers. This fly on the wall in the upper echelons of the Third Reich positions him to be recruited by the Allies as a spy.

Bad Guys

Follows the tale of five notorious criminals — Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula — attempting to turn a new leaf after a lifetime of pulling off legendary heists.

The Devil in the White ...

The story focuses on the lives of two men who turned the 1893 Chicago World's Fair into their playground. One man, Daniel H. Burnham, the architect responsible for the fair's construction, in a short period of time was forced to overcome immense obstacles to construct the famous "White City" around which the fair was built. The other, H.H. Holmes, was a serial killer masquerading as a charming doctor who is believed to be responsible for scores of murders around the time of the fair. Holmes devised and erected the World's Fair Hotel, complete with crematorium and gas chamber, near the fairgrounds and used the event as well as his own charismatic personality to lure victims to their death.

The Dragonriders of Pern

Lessa, a young girl, is the only one to survive the assassination of her family, which rules a part of the planet Pern. She disguises herself as a lowly servant in the house of the new ruler but when her telepathic abilities prove to be far stronger than she believed, Lessa finds herself on a journey that will restore the ancient tradition of dragon-riding just in time to fight a space spore.

Epoch Index

A CIA analyst is tasked with tracking down a flashy assassin whose targets are seemingly random. Connected only by a series of numbered tags left on each victim, Quinn Mitchell comes to a mind-boggling discovery: the targets are being sent to the assassin from the future – by her.

Eleanor Oliphant Is Com...

An out-of-the-ordinary heroine goes from living a lonely life to realizing the only way to survive is to open your heart.

I Am Pilgrim

“Pilgrim” is the codename for a man who doesn’t exist. The adopted son of a wealthy American family, he once headed up a secret espionage unit for US intelligence. Now in anonymous retirement, he is called upon to lend his expertise to an unusual investigation but ultimately becomes caught in a terrifying race-against-time to save America from oblivion.

House of Night

One minute, sixteen-year-old girl is a normal teenager dealing with everyday high school stress and the next, she’s Marked as a fledgling vampire, forcing her to leave her ordinary life behind and join the House of Night, a boarding school where she will train to become an adult vampire. That is, if she makes it through the Change—and not all of those who are Marked do.

Amulet

The story centers on a brother and sister who move into their late great-grandfather's home after their father dies. They must use his amulet to rescue their widowed mother from a beast who lures her into an underground world.

Pure

Set in a post-apocalyptic world divided into two societies, the Pures live under a dome and are healthy and beautiful, and the Wretches, those scarred by the devastation, live separately. Pressia, a Wretch on the run, teams up with the son of the leader of the Pures.

The Grace Year

Examines the complex and sometimes twisted relationships between girls, the women they eventually become, and the difficult decisions they make in between.

The Husband's Secret

Three different women's lives are plunged into crises after one of the women opens a Pandora’s Box that ties all three women together in ways no one could have suspected.

Small Great Things

Centers on a labor/delivery nurse who takes care of newborns at a Connecticut hospital who’s ordered not touch the baby of a white supremacist couple. When the baby dies in her care, she’s then taken to court by the couple.

Superman vs. the KKK

Chronicles the creation of a real-life 1946 radio drama in which Superman took on a thinly-veiled version of the actual Klan.

Rules of Civility

Set in New York City in 1938, a 25-year old named Katey Kontent attempts to rise above the Wall Street secretarial pool into the upper echelons of New York society at the end of the Depression. As much as anything, her challenge is to not lose herself in the romance in Gotham’s high society.

Burial Rites

A young woman is accused of murder in Iceland in 1829 and faces becoming the last woman to be publicly executed in the country. The film will tell the story of a tragic romance set against the odds during an endless Icelandic summer.

Little House on the Pra...

The story of Laura Ingalls and her family who wander the west in search of a place to can call home.

Salt to the Sea

At the end of WWII, three refugees from East Prussia believe their way to safety is on the ship the Wilhelm Gustloff. Just when freedom seems in their grasp, tragedy strikes: the sinking of that ship ias one of the worst maritime disasters that ever occurred.