Published 1900 onward
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
Ernest Hemingway - Three Stories & Ten PoemsThe author arranged for this collection of three short stories and ten poems to be printed in a small run of 300 copies in Dijon (France.) The book entered into the public domain in 2019. — Summary by KevinS
1 hour 9 minutes
Gene Stratton-Porter - Freckles (Version 2)Freckles is a young man who has been raised since infancy in a Chicago orphanage. His one dream is to find a job, a place to belong and people who accept him despite his youth and the disability of having only one...
8 hours 3 minutes
Grace Livingston Hill - Big Blue SoldierBack from the Great War, a penniless and disillusioned young soldier finds himself in the home of Miss Marilla Chadwick, a sweet old lady who is expecting her nephew for dinner. Mary Amber, Miss Marilla's neighbor, is...
2 hours 28 minutes
Guy de Maupassant - Pierre & JeanThis short novel’s titular characters are brothers. An old family friend dies, leaving without explanation his entire fortune to Jean, the younger brother. Pierre, the protagonist, is puzzled, jealous, and...
4 hours 54 minutes
Grace Livingston Hill - Story of a WhimA group of girls send gifts and letters to one whom they think to be a young woman like them. «Christie» is really a poor young bachelor tending his orange grove in sunny Florida. Through his correspondence with Hazel...
3 hours 7 minutes
Milo Hastings - City of Endless NightAn example of early dystopian science fiction written shortly after World War I, «City of Endless Night» imagines a future with a very different ending to the Great War. Set in 2151 and in an underground Berlin, our...
9 hours 40 minutes
Mary Elizabeth Braddon - Just As I AmThe murder has finally been solved. After 20 years, Humphrey Vargas came with his dog, seemingly from no where, and informed the magistrate of the county that he murdered the popular Mr. Blake. He even told the...
18 hours 54 minutes
Maria Thompson Daviess - DaredevilRoberta, daughter of an American soldier and a French marquise, is returning to the childhood home of her father after his death in the Great War. Upon reaching New York she realizes that her Uncle, a woman-hater, has...
6 hours 10 minutes
Edgar Rice Burroughs - Tarzan and the Golden LionTarzan's amazing ability to establish kinship with some of the most dangerous animals in the jungle serves him well in this exciting story of his adventures with the Golden Lion, Jad-bal-ja, when the great and lordly...
6 hours 30 minutes
Johan Bojer - Power of a LieNorby is requested to guarantee a bank loan for Wangen and he obliges, signing the loan document in the presence of a witness. Some time later the witness dies. Years after that Wangen defaults on the loan, requiring...
5 hours 41 minutes