Margery Watson - Ruffles and Danny, or the Responsibilty of RufflesA nice little story about a widower, his 18-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son, and their vacation from their home in Colorado to the shores of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. There they meet some friendly locals, and… the...
4 hours 3 minutes
Anthony Trollope - Harry Heathcote of GangoilHarry Heathcote is an English ‘squatter’ who runs a huge sheep station at Gangoil in Queensland, Australia. His wife Mary and her older sister Kate live with him. Giles Medlicott owns a sugar plantation and mill...
3 hours 46 minutes
Charles Morris - Chronicles of America Volume 09 - Colonial FolkwaysThis work according to the subtitle is «a chronicle of American life in the reign of the Georges.» It describes land, locales, houses, habits, diversions, learning, religion, labor, and travel.
4 hours 50 minutes
Mary Elizabeth Braddon - Sons of Fire«He was a stranger in Matcham, a 'foreigner' as the villagers called such alien visitors. He had never been in the village before, knew nothing of its inhabitants or its surroundings, its customs, ways, local...
13 hours 44 minutes
Clara Dillingham Pierson - Living With Our Children: A Book of Little Essays for MothersThis book is a collection of small essays to help parents better understand their children and offer help to parents in the task of raising them. To quote from the preface, “It is hoped that the very simplicity and...
5 hours 4 minutes
Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier - Inheritance«As the noblest attribute of man, family pride had been cherished time immemorial by the noble race of Rossville. Deep and incurable, therefore, was the wound inflicted on all its members by the marriage of the...
22 hours 45 minutes
Grace Livingston Hill - Unwilling GuestA young society woman travels to the country to visit her aunt, only to end up as the unwilling guest of a neighboring family. The daughter is not so sure how to deal with this unpleasant circumstance. The young man...
8 hours 59 minutes
Eleanor Hallowell Abbott - Fairy Prince and Other StoriesA charming family story told from the viewpoint of a nine-year-old girl. “You don't seem to understand," I whispered. «It's Christmas relationships that are worrying Carol and me so! It worries us dreadfully! Oh,...
4 hours 27 minutes
Alice Calhoun Haines - Luck of the Dudley GrahamsThe Luck of the Dudley Grahams is the story of the four Graham children and their recently widowed mother, trying to make ends meet by taking boarders into their somewhat eccentric home, as told by 17-year-old...
4 hours 27 minutes