Historical Fiction

Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt

Read by Sibella Denton

James Baikie

Written primarily for children, James Baikie's 'peep' at ancient Egypt is a really well done, historical account of the ways of that fascina…

Tempest and Sunshine

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Mary Jane Holmes

Tempest and Sunshine is the first book written by Mary Jane Holmes. Set in the pre-Civil War south, it follows the struggles and romances of…


Read by Simon Evers

John Galsworthy

A satire of middle-class complacency and artistic aspiration. It is the story of a strange bohemian upper-class love triangle, and of a myst…


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Gustave Flaubert

After completing the famous Mme Bovary, Flaubert put all his efforts into researching the Punic Wars and completed the lesser known Salammb&…

Rękopis znaleziony w Saragossie

Read by Nina Brown

Jan Potocki

Czegóż tu nie ma! Intrygi, romanse, pojedynki, skarby w głębokich jaskiniach, cyganie i piękne księżniczki, tajne stowarzyszenia, prz…

The Black-Bearded Barbarian

Read by Edmund Bloxam

Mary Esther Miller Macgregor

A fictionalized biography of George Mackay (1844-1901), an influential Presbyterian missionary in northern Taiwan. (Summary by Edmund Bloxam…

The Dragon of Wantley

Read by D. A. Frank

Owen Wister

The "true" story of the Wantley Dragon. Set at Christmas time, it is a tale of a Baron, his daughter, a brave knight, True Love, a…

The Black Dwarf

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Sir Walter Scott

The Black Dwarf is the first of the “Tales of My Landlord” series, which also includes The Bride of Lammermoor and The Heart of Midlothian. …

A Candle For Our Lady

Read by Maria Therese

Regina Victoria Hunt

Dark times for British Catholics hung over England in the days of King Henry VIII. Henry, influenced by the hated Thomas Cromwell, fell into…

Doom Castle

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Neil Munro

Doom Castle is the story of young Count Victor's journey to Scotland after the Jacobite Rebellion, searching for a traitor to the Jacobite c…


Read by Carol Pelster

John Henry Newman

Callista, A Tale of the Third Century, was written by John Henry Newman, who was a scholarly and personable Anglican theologian who became a…

The World’s Story Volume IV: Greece and Rome

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Eva March Tappan

This is the fourth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March T…

With Moore at Corunna

Read by Charles P. Sapp

G. A. Henty

Terrence O’Conner, Son of an officer in the “Mayo Fusiliers,” joins as an ensign when the regiment is called out to Portugal to fight the Fr…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1: The Borgias and the Cenci (version 2)

Read by John Van Stan

Alexandre Dumas

Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent …

The World’s Story Volume III: Egypt, Africa and Arabia

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Eva March Tappan

This is the third volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

Historical Tales, Vol VI: French

Read by Kalynda

Charles Morris and Charles Mclean Andrews

Volume VI of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This fifth volume covers t…

Die Waffen nieder! : eine Lebensgeschichte (version 2)

Read by Eva K.

Bertha Von Suttner

Diesen ersten bedeutenden Antikriegsroman sollte jeder in seinem Leben einmal lesen/hören!Die Österreicherin Gräfin Martha sc…

How To Tell A Story, and Other Essays (Version 2)

Read by John Greenman

Mark Twain

The complete collection of works using this title. Other versions, including the Project Gutenberg version, have been radically shortened. M…

Germinal (English)

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Émile Zola

This epic about French coal miners and the burgeoning labor movement is considered one of Zola's finest novels. - Summary by Matt Pierard

The Queen's Necklace

Read by Gail Timmerman Vaughan

Alexandre Dumas

The Queen's Necklace is historical fiction based on an actual scandal in the court of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI during 1784-85, "T…

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