By: Amanda Minnie Douglas (1831-1916)
|A Little Girl in Old Detroit|
|A Modern Cinderella|
|A Little Girl in Old Boston|
|Hope Mills or, Between Friend and Sweetheart|
|A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia|
|A Little Girl in Old New York|
|A Little Girl of Long Ago Or Hannah Ann A Sequel to a Little Girl in Old New York|
|A Little Girl in Old Quebec|
|The Girls at Mount Morris|
By: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)
Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories
Ambrose Bierce (1842 – 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. Nothing is known of his death, as he went missing while an observer with Pancho Villa’s army in 1913/14. (Summaries by Peter Yearsley)The Ways of Ghosts: Stories of encounters with the ghosts of the dead and dying. The spirits of the dead reach out to the living, to pass on a message or to pursue a killer...
The Parenticide Club
Ambrose Bierce (1842 – 1914?), best known as journalist, satirist and short story writer. Cynical in outlook, economical in style; Bierce vanished while an observer with Pancho Villa’s army. Four grotesque short stories about murder within the family, seen through the gently innocent eyes of family members … usually the murderer himself.My favorite murder (00:23)Oil of Dog (20:13)An Imperfect Conflagration (29:32)The Hypnotist (37:14)
Can Such Things Be?
24 short stories in fairly typical Bierce fashion - ghostly, spooky, to be read (or listened to) in the dark, perhaps with a light crackling fire burning dimly in the background. Stories of ghosts, apparitions, and strange, inexplicable occurrences are prevalent in these tales, some of which occur on or near Civil War fields of battle, some in country cottages, and some within urban areas. Can Such Things Be? implies and relates that anything is possible, at any time.
In the Midst of Life; Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
These stories detail the lives of soldiers and civilians during the American Civil War. This is the 1909 edition. The 1909 edition omits six stories from the original 1891 edition; these six stories are added to this recording (from an undated English edition). The 1891 edition is entitled In The Midst Of Life; Tales Of Soldiers And Civilians. The Wikipedia entry for the book uses the title Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – after December 26, 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist...
By: Ambrose Bierce and Adolph de Castro (1842-1913)
The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter
MANUAL OF SURGERY, OXFORD MEDICAL PUBLICATIONSBY ALEXIS THOMSON, F.R.C.S.Ed.PREFACE TO SIXTH EDITION Much has happened since this Manual was last revised, and many surgical lessons have been learned in the hard school of war. Some may yet have to be unlearned, and others have but little bearing on the problems presented to the civilian surgeon. Save in its broadest principles, the surgery of warfare is a thing apart from the general surgery of civil life, and the exhaustive literature now available on every aspect of it makes it unnecessary that it should receive detailed consideration in a manual for students...
By: Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr (1831-1919)
|Remember the Alamo|
|The Bow of Orange Ribbon A Romance of New York|
|The Measure of a Man|
|The Man Between, an International Romance|
|An Orkney Maid|
|A Singer from the Sea|
By: Amelia Opie (1769-1853)
Everybody makes mistakes, and everything has a price. This novel describes, according to it's name, the life of Adeline Mowbray, full of everything: sorrow, happiness, falsehood, truth, kindness, and mistakes. This novel is an exploration of the human heart. Be prepaired for a strong and enjoyable read.
By: Amélie Rives (1863-1945)
|A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales|
By: American Sunday School Union
|Self-Denial or, Alice Wood, and Her Missionary Society|
By: American Tract Society
|Step by Step; or Tidy's Way to Freedom|
By: Amice MacDonell
A one-act play which describes the setting and writing of the Magna Carta, including the famous line "now is justice bought and sold" in the Prologue.
By: Amy Bell Marlowe
|A Little Miss Nobody Or, With the Girls of Pinewood Hall|
|The Girl from Sunset Ranch Or, Alone in a Great City|
By: Amy Brooks
|Princess Polly At Play|
|Dorothy Dainty at the Mountains|
By: Amy D. V. Chalmers
|Madge Morton's Secret|
|Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid|
|Madge Morton's Victory|