Margaret O. Oliphant

Miss Marjoribanks


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One of the so-called "Chronicles of Carlingford", of which there were two short stories and five novels written from 1861 to 1876 …

The Open Door and The Portrait


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Two stories "of the seen and unseen" with mysterious occurrences by Margaret O. Oliphant, originally published in 1881. (Summary b…

Stories in Black and White


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This is a collection of short mystery stories, written in very different styles by eight different authors. - Summary by Carolin

Jeanne D'Arc: Her Life And Death


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The story of Jeanne d'Arc, or Joan of Arc , has passed into folklore and has been retold by many. The young teenager was sent by an as-yet u…

A House Divided Against Itself


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"A house divided against itself cannot stand." So said Abraham Lincoln in 1858. Here we have the irascible Mr. Waring, an elderly …