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The Grell Mystery

Read by Christine Blachford

Frank Froest

Mr Robert Grell, millionaire and socialite, is found murdered in his study on a stormy evening. It's up to Heldon Foyle, the detective, to u…

The Price of Love

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Arnold Bennett

Rachel Louise Fleckring works for the elderly Mrs Maldon, and although with the woman for only a short time, she is taken into the heart of …

The Fun of Getting Thin

Read by Christine Lehman

Samuel G. Blythe

In this short, amusing book, subtitled "How to Be Thin and Reduce The Waist Line," Samuel G. Blythe explains how he was able to lo…

The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness

Read by Christine Lamberton

Florence Hartley

A guide for ladies, written in 1860, on what is accepted as correct behavior in polite society. The advice covers dress, travelling, staying…

Grace Harlowe's Plebe Year at High School

Read by Christine Blachford

Jessie Graham Flower and Josephine Chase

This delightful book tells about a group of smart young people who get up to some wonderful adventures together - and save one another from …

Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School

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Jessie Graham Flower and Josephine Chase

Being a good and loyal friend is not easy, and Grace learns it the hard way. But, as in all children's books, good triumphs over evil. (Summ…

Grace Harlowe's Junior Year at High School; or, Fast Friends in the Sororities …

Read by Christine Blachford

Jessie Graham Flower and Josephine Chase

In "Grace Harlowe's Junior Year at High School"; Or, "Fast Friends in the Sororities," the girl chums will appear as mem…

British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car

Read by Christine Blachford

Thomas Dowler Murphy

In this chronicle of a summer's motoring in Britain I have not attempted a guide-book in any sense, yet the maps, together with the comments…

The Lost Lenore

In The Castle of Twilight

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Margaret Horton Potter

"Wistfully I deliver up to you my simple story, knowing that the first suggestion of “historical novel” will bring before you an image …

The Damned Thing

In Short Ghost and Horror Collection 043

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Ambrose Bierce

A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up yo…


In The "Mind The Paint" Girl

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Louis Tracy

"The "Mind The Paint" Girl, by Louis Tracy, is a delightful novelization of Sir Arthur Pinero's sparkling comedy now having a…

Chapter 3, Part 1

In Heart of Darkness (version 3)

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Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness tells the story of an English seaman, Charles Marlow, who embarks on a voyage up the Congo River and into the African wild…

Chapter 11- Part 3

In The Rainbow (Version 3)

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D. H. Lawrence

The Rainbow is the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, a sexual and religious collection of incidents that eventually shows t…

Book III Chapter 08: A Remonstrance

In Cecilia: Memoirs of an Heiress

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Frances Burney

The plot of Cecilia revolves around the heroine, Cecilia Beverley, whose inheritance from her uncle comes with the stipulation that she find…

056 - Recipes. Chapter 25. Part 3.

In The Book of Household Management

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Isabella Beeton and Mrs. Isabella Beeton

"Mrs. Beeton's" is a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain. Published in 1861, it was an immediate best…