James Lane Allen

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 1


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

The Doctor's Christmas Eve


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A gentle reminiscence of a fictional country doctor as the year is drawing to a close. Unlike city doctors, the personal and professional li…

One-Act Play Collection 004


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This collection of twelve one-act dramas features plays by James Allen, John Kendrick Bangs, Gordon Bottomley, Charles Dickens, Lord Dunsany…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 037


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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake,…

Sister Dolorosa


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A Carmelite convent in Kentucky in the nineteenth century. A beautiful immature nun. A handsome immature visitor. A chance meeting. Whither?…

The White Cowl


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A Trappist monastery in nineteenth century Kentucky. A young monk. A young woman in distress. Whither? One might want to compare this story …

A Cathedral Singer


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New York City in the early 20th century, a boy with an angelic voice, his devoted mother, the great Episcopal Cathedral of Saint John The Di…