Myrtle Reed

A Spinner in the Sun (version 2 dramatic reading)


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Myrtle Reed may always be depended upon to write a story in which poetry, charm, tenderness and humor are combined into a clever and enterta…

Lavender and Old Lace


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"Jane Hathaway and her niece, Ruth Thorne, have never met. Jane invites Ruth for a visit, but leaves before Ruth comes. Ruth agrees to …

Old Rose And Silver


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The novel follows the lives of Rose and her widowed Aunt, Madame Francesca Bernard, along with young visitor and cousin Isabel, whose lives …

How to Cook Fish


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Olive Green is the pseudonym for the prolific late 19th Century/early 20th Century author, Myrtle Reed. She wrote over thirty-three books an…

Master of the Vineyard


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"Why don't you sell the vineyard?" she asked, though her heart sank at the mere suggestion. "Sell it? Why didn't the Ancient…

The Spinster Book


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A cross between guidebook and social commentary, The Spinster Book gives clever and humorous insights on topics such as courting, handling m…

At The Sign of The Jack O'Lantern


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This begins with an odd inheritance at the end of a honeymoon, both parties being inexperienced. Then someone comes to visit, then another, …

A Spinner in the Sun


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Myrtle Reed may always be depended upon to write a story in which poetry, charm, tenderness and humor are combined into a clever and enterta…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 051


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Seventeen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy--Bertrand Russell, Spi…

The Shadow of Victory


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This is another work by the author Myrtle Reed who is also the author of "The Spinster Book" and "Old Rose and Silver" a…

The Book of Clever Beasts


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A humorous book, hitting off the many writers who have returned to nature and made intimate friends in the Animal World. The author describe…

Flower of the Dusk


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Published in 1908, this is the story of two small families and the agreeable couple who help them. The heartfelt Norths, though clouded by d…

Threads of Grey and Gold


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This is a collection of short stories and poems by Myrtle Reed. Many of the stories are short romances, and they share the unique, nostalgic…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 066


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Why Women Should Vote" (Jane Addams, 1910) is one of several selections devo…

Sonnets to a Lover


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This is a book of poetry by Myrtle Reed. Ms. Reed is most famous for her love stories such as A Spinner in the Sun and Old Rose and Silver, …