Basil King

The Wild Olive


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Norrie Ford, having been unfairly convicted of murder, has escaped. A lucky chance finds him being rescued by a mysterious girl (the Wild Ol…

The Dust Flower


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Rashleigh Allerton, a wealthy New Yorker, quarrels with his well-to-do fiancée Barbara and impetuously says that he will marry instea…

The Empty Sack


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The book follows the fortunes of Jennie Follett, a New York artist’s model, and Teddy, her brother. After their father’s dismissal from his …

The Thread of Flame


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Edward wakes up on board a ship crossing the Atlantic, on his return from the Great War – however, he finds that his memory of who he is and…

The Inner Shrine


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At the opening of this story Diane Eveleth returns from a party in Paris to her mother-in-law, who tells her that her husband George Eveleth…

The Side of the Angels


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The book is set in New England in the early 20th century in an old established community where times are rapidly changing but nonetheless th…