By: Amanda Minnie Douglas (1831-1916)
|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: 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: 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: 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|
|Madge Morton's Trust|
By: Amy Ella Blanchard (1856-1926)
A Sweet Little Maid
Dimple, the nine-year-old little girl is accustomed to being always the first. She has Bubbles, a little coloured girl as playmate and servant. One day Dimple’s cousin, Florence comes to visit her and they have a wonderful time together. But then come the rainy days and the two children easily get bored in the house… and that’s how the adventures and troubles begin.
|Little Maid Marian|
|A Dear Little Girl's Thanksgiving Holidays|
|A Dear Little Girl at School|
|Three Little Cousins|
By: Amy le Feuvre (d.1929)
Little Milly is left an orphan after the death of her mother and sent to live with her bachelor uncle, who has no use for children, especially of the female variety. As the days go by, his heart warms to his endearing niece who wants all probable sons to come home, including her very own probable uncle.
By: Amy Le Feuvre (-1929)
|Bulbs and Blossoms|
|Dwell Deep or Hilda Thorn's Life Story|
|'Me and Nobbles'|