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Victorian Short Stories: Tales of Courtship

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Hubert Crackanthorpe


A selection of five short stories with the theme of courtship, written during the Victorian era and previously published elsewhere. - Summar…

A Daughter Of The Vine

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Gertrude Atherton


We are introduced to Englishman Dudley Thorpe on the evening of his arrival in California. At a ball, he is introduced to several belles, in…

The Counterpane Fairy (version 2)

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Katharine Pyle


Teddy has been ill. Now, he is feeling better and is bored; and his exhausted mother needs to rest. He is befriended by the Counterpane Fair…

A Woman's War

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Warwick Deeping


The fictional small English country town of Roxton boasts two doctors. This tale focuses on the struggles of their wives: Katherine and the …

The Giant-Killer - or the Battle Which All Must Fight

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Charlotte Maria Tucker


Ten year old twins. Constantine and Adolphus are chagrined to be shipped off to a private tutor in the country. Their lot appears worse when…

I, Mary MacLane

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Mary Maclane


Described as "the first blogger", Mary MacLane lived a tortured life, ahead of her time. Her beloved father died when she was a yo…

Ancestors: A Novel

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Gertrude Atherton


Flora, the daughter of a clergyman, grew up the playmate of the castle children but learned early on that a certain prettiness and good bree…

The Fall River Tragedy

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Edwin H. Porter


The story of how Lizzie Borden supposedly murdered her parents has passed into American folklore, partly thanks to the albeit inaccurate pla…

Black Oxen

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Gertrude Atherton


Lee Clavering, a young playwright falls in love with an Austrian countess, not noticing the adoring glances from the outgoing flapper, Janet…

The Convict

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George Payne Rainsford James


As young Lord Hadley and his companion Edward Dudley travel along a dark, coastal road, they encounter a young girl pinioned by a fallen wal…

Cradock Nowell Vol. 1

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Richard Doddridge Blackmore


Cradock Nowell: a Tale of the New Forest is a three-volume novel by R. D. Blackmore published in 1866. Set in the New Forest and in London, …

The Giant's Robe

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F. Anstey


Mark Ashburn is a young teacher at St. Peter's Public School for boys, although he isn't particularly fond of boys. His dream is to make his…

The Motor Boat Boys' River Chase

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Louis Arundel


The Motor Boat Boys, by Louis Arundel, is a series of adventure books for boys The series featured six teen-aged boys of the Motor Boat Club…

Cuban Folk Lore

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L. Roy Terwilliger


The author gives a first-hand look at unusual and arguably primitive customs on the island of Cuba. He uncovers a strange and unique blend o…

Autobiography of Phineas Pett

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Phineas Pett


Phineas Pett was a Master Shipbuilder from one of England's greatest shipbuilding families of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and kept…

The Travelling Thirds

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Gertrude Atherton


The semi-invalid Mrs. Moulton and her long-suffering husband are touring Europe with their two adult daughters, Jane and Lydia. They have fi…

Darnley

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George Payne Rainsford James


A stranger rides across the Kentish countryside when his attention is called to a cottage where violence is being done to an elderly couple.…

Katharine Lauderdale Volume 1

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Francis Marion Crawford


Katharine Lauderdale would be a New York society belle, if it were not for her miserly father. Her older sister has escaped the unhappy pare…

Cradock Nowell Vol. 3

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Richard Doddridge Blackmore


Cradock Nowell: a Tale of the New Forest is a three-volume novel by R. D. Blackmore published in 1866. Set in the New Forest and in London, …

The Ralstons

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Francis Marion Crawford


Katharine has married Jack Ralston secretly and hoped to force her rich uncle's hand in assisting him to find a career. After his refusal, s…

Cradock Nowell Vol. 2

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Richard Doddridge Blackmore


Cradock Nowell: a Tale of the New Forest is a three-volume novel by R. D. Blackmore published in 1866. Set in the New Forest and in London, …

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