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Queen Victoria

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E. Gordon Browne


This book is about the life of Queen Victoria (1819 to 1901). All nine of her children married into the royal houses of Europe. She became t…

Beatrice

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H. Rider Haggard


Beatrice is a lonely twenty-two year old woman. After saving Geoffrey's life, they fall in love. However, Geoffrey is married. In addition, …

And So They Were Married

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Florence Morse Kingsley


This is the story of Elizabeth North, a young woman who becomes engaged and with the aid of a social climbing friend begins to plan her wedd…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 3

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about marriage, rather than dealing with courrtship and thus differs from the type of domestic writing that would devel…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 2

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Eliza Haywood


This has been said to be the first female development novel in English. Betsy leaves her emotionally and financially abusive husband Munden …

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 4

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about an intelligent and strong-willed woman who marries under pressure from the society in which she lives. Betsy lear…

Love Eternal

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H. Rider Haggard


This follows the story of Godfrey and Isobel and their relationship as they grow up. - Summary by Michele Eaton

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In Dark Hollow

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Anna Katharine Green


The small town of Shelby is shaken by a brutal murder. A man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death. A local inn-keeper, is conv…

Vol. 1 - Chapter 12

In Helen

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Maria Edgeworth


Maria Edgeworth was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children…

37 - Book IV, Chapter VIII

In Henrietta Temple

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Benjamin Disraeli


The Armine family, in particular the young Ferdinand Armine, is in great financial difficulties. Ferdinand's grandfather has burdened the fa…

17 - Chapter 16

In Elsie's Womanhood

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Martha Finley


The fourth book in the Elsie Dinsmore series, Elsie grows into a young woman. She marries her father's old friend, Edward Travilla, and toge…