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Fairy Fingers

Read by Kelly S. Taylor


Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie


Madelaine is the poor cousin of the aristocratic de Gramont family in France of the 1850’s. She is cherished by the beautiful young Bertha a…

The Fortune Hunter: A Novel of New York Society

Read by Kelly S. Taylor


Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie


Mowatt wrote The Fortune Hunter to be submitted to a contest held by the New World newspaper. (The novel won the $100 prize.) Contest rules…

The Mute Singer, a Novel

Read by Kelly S. Taylor


Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie


Sylvie de la Roche is the daughter of a destitute former nobleman and his wife living in the slums of Paris circa 1847. Her magnificent sing…

Autobiography of an Actress; or Eight Years on the Stage

Read by Kelly S. Taylor


Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie


Anna Cora Mowatt was the author of the first Broadway comedy hit written by a woman. Her 1845 play “Fashion” is still performed today. She w…

Italian Life and Legends

Read by Kelly S. Taylor


Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie


A mix of short works written by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie during her residence in Florence from 1864-65, this collection was edited and prepa…

Mimic Life; or Before and Behind the Curtain

Read by Kelly S. Taylor


Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie


Mimic Life; or Before and Behind the Curtain is a collection of three narratives about life in the theater based on Mowatt’s career on stage…