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One of Ours

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1923

de Willa Cather

Claude Wheeler craves excitement, far more than he can ever find as a farmer's son. He encounters more at university, where the modern world beyond farm life offers new thrills and challenges, only to lose them...

The Norsemen in the West

de Robert Michael Ballantyne

A tale of adventure and evangelism, Ballantyne transforms into engaging historical fiction the well-known facts of the Icelandic Saga--stories of exploration and adventure, blessed marriage, alternating turmoil...

The Elusive Pimpernel

de Baroness Emma Orczy

First published in 1908, The Elusive Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy is the 4th book in the classic adventure series about the Scarlet Pimpernel. It is September 1793 and French Agent and chief spy-catcher Chauvelin...

Everything Is Possible To Will

de Ellen Ellis

A semi-autobiographical novel by an early feminist New Zealand author, Ellen E. Ellis. The character Wrax is a debased version of the author's husband Oliver, and Zee a weaker version of Ellen. Ellis uses this...

Antonina, or, The Fall of Rome

de Wilkie Collins

Ancient Rome, AD 408: Young Antonia had the misfortune to live in interesting times -- the days when mighty Rome was brought low by the terror of the Goths.

Castle Gay

Wulf the Saxon

de G. A. Henty

From the creator of exciting, historically accurate fiction for young readers comes this tale of loyalty and courage in 11th-century Britain. Wulf and his best friend, Beorn, fight bravely for their Saxon king...

I Will Repay

de Baroness Emma Orczy

I Will Repay was written by Baroness Emmuska Orzcy and originally published in 1906, this is a sequel novel to the Scarlet Pimpernel. The second Pimpernel book written by Orzcy, it comes (chronologically) third...

A Hundred Years Hence : The Expectations Of An Optimist

de T. Baron Russell

In this serious attempt to forecast the changes ahead in the 20th century from the year 1906, the author deals with the accelerating rate of scientific progress, housing, travel, population, business, pleasure,...

Rebel Raider

Knickerbocker's History of New York

de Washington Irving

Knickerbocker's History of New York is a satire on self-important local history and contemporary politics. Prior to its publication, Irving started a hoax akin to today's viral marketing campaigns; he placed...

Romola

de George Eliot

Romola (1862–63) is a historical novel by George Eliot set in the fifteenth century, and is "a deep study of life in the city of Florence from an intellectual, artistic, religious, and social point of view"....

The Fifth Queen

The Fifth Queen Trilogy #1

de Ford Madox Ford

His portrait of Catherine Howard, impulsive, warm-hearted, truth-speaking, yet daring admidst the most un-principled intrigue, is singularly attractive and life-like, making an admirable foil to the grimly-conceived...

The Trampling of the Lilies

All Things Are Lights

de Robert Joseph Shea

A story that entwines the fate of Cathars of southern France with the occult traditions of Courtly Love and the troubadours.

The Dragon and the Raven

de G. A. Henty

In this story the author gives an account of the fierce struggle between Saxon and Dane for supremacy in England, and presents a vivid picture of the misery and ruin to which the country was reduced by the ravages...

A Dream of John Ball

de William Morris

A Dream of John Ball (1888) is a novel by English author William Morris about the English peasants' revolt of 1381 and the rebel John Ball. Like the novels close contemporary - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's...

Casanova's Alibi

de Rafael Sabatini

Short story originally published as "The Alibi"

The Double Traitor

de Edward Phillips Oppenheim

A story of the diplomatic events leading up to the European War.

Through Russian Snows

de G. A. Henty

There are few campaigns that, either in point of the immense scale upon which it was undertaken, the completeness of its failure, or the enormous loss of life entailed, appeal to the imagination in so great...