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Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler - Fuel of Fire
«Then was there war in the house of Baxendale. Guy had made up his mind to wed the fair daughter of the forester; while Sir Stephen and Dame Alice his wife had made up their minds — with equal firmness — that no son...
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C. J. Dennis - Digger Smith
“Digger Smith” is a series of narrative poems about an Australian soldier coming home in the closing months of the Great War minus a leg and with “ANZAC eyes”… what a later war would call “The Thousand Yard Stare”....
Son of the Exiles
Edward P. Roe - Day of Fate
A night editor at a New York paper escapes to the country to avoid a nervous breakdown. Providence lands him in the middle of a loving Quaker family in time to save them from being roasted by a lightning strike. Then...
Mary Roberts Rinehart - Poor Wise Man
Mary Roberts Rinehart offers a superb blend of romance and suspense amidst political tensions in this story set in early 20th Century America. The characters are compelling and representative of the various...
Grace Livingston Hill - Big Blue Soldier
Back 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...
Mrs. Hungerford - Bachelor's Dream
This is a wonderfully written novel by Mrs. Hungerford about the perennial bachelor and the various interests in his life, where he is a doctor by trade. From taking care of his sister's children to a possible love on...
Lynda Marie Neilson
Culture & Heritage Fiction
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...
Culture & Heritage Fiction
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...
William Harrison Ainsworth - Star-Chamber: An Historical Romance, Volume 2
The second volume of a romance with the backdrop of the notorious Star Chamber of the English legal system. The Chamber began as purely administrative, but gradually took on more of a judicial role, enforcing the...
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Caroline Ticknor - Hypocritical Romance, and Other Stories
This is a collection of twelve original and entertaining little romances. Literature is an important anchor that helps us understand society in the American Gilded Age in the late ninteenth century, and these stories...
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Maria Thompson Daviess - Daredevil
Roberta, 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...
Alice Duer Miller - Burglar and the Blizzard
Geoffrey Holland, a young millionaire, visits his country home in Hillsborough after hearing of a recent string of burglaries. To Holland's surprise, he finds the burglar reading a book in his library. And it's none...
Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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