By: Emily Sarah Holt (1836-1893)
|It Might Have Been The Story of the Gunpowder Plot
|All's Well Alice's Victory
|For the Master's Sake A Story of the Days of Queen Mary
|Our Little Lady Six Hundred Years Ago
|Out in the Forty-Five Duncan Keith's Vow
|A Forgotten Hero Not for Him
Lady Sybil's Choice
This historical novel is set in the 1100s in France and Jerusalem, following the First Crusade. Part of the story of Guy of Lusignan is told through the eyes of his fictional sister, Elaine. Guy travels to the Holy Land to reclaim it from the Saracens. Elaine follows afterward, finding upon arrival that her brother has fallen in love with Sybil, the sister of the leper king of Jerusalem. Queen Sybilla, a real historical character, is surrounded by political intrigue as she prepares to ascend the throne, which threatens her upcoming marriage to Guy of Lusignan...
By: Emma C. Dowd (-1938)
|Polly of Lady Gay Cottage
By: Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth (1819-1899)
|Ishmael Or, In the Depths
|Her Mother's Secret
|Capitola's Peril A Sequel to 'The Hidden Hand'
|Self-Raised Or, From the Depths
|Capitola the Madcap
|The Lost Lady of Lone
|For Woman's Love
|Cruel As The Grave
|Victor's Triumph Sequel to A Beautiful Fiend
By: Emma Goldman (1869-1940)
Anarchism and Other Essays
Chicago, May 4, 1886. In the Haymarket region of the city, a peaceful Labor Day demonstration suddenly turns into a riot. The police intervene to maintain peace, but they soon use violence to quell the mob and a bomb is thrown, resulting in death and injuries to scores of people. In the widely publicized trial that followed, eight anarchists were condemned to death or life imprisonment, convicted of conspiracy, though none of them had actually thrown the bomb. A young Russian immigrant, Emma Goldman, had arrived just the previous year in the United States...
By: Emma L. Burnett
|A Missionary Twig
By: Emma Leslie
On a dark and story night, the Coombers find a little girl. Who is she?
|Hayslope Grange A Tale of the Civil War
|That Scholarship Boy
By: Emma Marshall (1830-1899)
|Penshurst Castle In the Days of Sir Philip Sidney
|Bristol Bells A Story of the Eighteenth Century
By: Emma Orczy (1865-1947)
The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel
Written by Baroness Orczy and first published in 1919, The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a sequel book to the classic adventure tale, The Scarlet Pimpernel. The book consists of eleven short stories about Sir Percy Blakeney’s exploits in rescuing various aristos and French citizens from the clutches of the guillotine. The stories which are listed below, are set in 1793 but appear in no particular order. They occasionally refer to events in other books in the series.
By: Emma Speed Sampson (1868-1947)
|Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman
By: Emma Wolf (1865-1932)
Other Things Being Equal
Ruth Levice, the daughter of a rich San Francisco Jewish merchant, meats Dr. Herbert Kemp, and they slowly fall in love. However, she is Jewish and he is not. Can love overcome such an obstacle? And what is more important, duty or love?
By: Ernest A. (Ernest Alfred) Aris (1882-1963)
|Wee Peter Pug The Story of a Bit of Mischief and What Came of It
By: Ernest Bramah (1868-1942)
Four Max Carrados Detective Stories
Ernest Bramah is mainly known for his ‘Kai Lung’ books – Dorothy L Sayers often used quotes from them for her chapter headings. In his lifetime however he was equally well known for his detective stories. Since Sherlock Holmes we have had French detectives, Belgian detectives, aristocratic detectives, royal detectives, ecclesiastical detectives, drunken detectives and even a (very) few quite normal happily married detectives. Max Carrados was however probably the first blind detective.