By: Earl Wayland Bowman (1875-1952)
|The Ramblin' Kid
By: Earle Ashley Walcott (1859-1931)
Giles Dudley is called upon by his cousin Henry Wilton to assist him in San Francisco, but the reason for the summons is not at all clear. Dudley answers the summons, only to find himself immediately wrapped in the middle of mystery and intrigue, the roots and ends of which he is utterly unaware. He has been given to care for a mysterious young boy whom he hasn't even seen. His cousin has mysteriously disappeared. Dudley's role in the mystery has him convinced that as he goes about trying to assist his cousin with whatever it was he wanted to accomplish, he does so completely blindfolded.
By: Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1810-1897)
|Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol. 1 A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook
By: Eden Phillpotts (1862-1960)
|The Grey Room
By: Edfrid A. Bingham
|The Heart of Thunder Mountain
By: Edgar A. Guest (1881-1959)
All That Matters
A collection of poems about life. Written in an easy and interesting style this book includes poems about many parts of family life, motherhood, babies, dads, and youth. None of them long, they focus the listener on the blessings of life.
|A Heap O' Livin'
|Making the House a Home
By: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
This story opens with a mother and daughter found brutally murdered inside a locked room in an upstairs apartment on a street in Paris. The police are baffled by both the ferocity of the crime and the lack of clues. Neighbors give conflicting evidence. Two friends are intrigued by the entire situation as reported in the newspapers. They decide to do a little investigating on their own. What they come up with is one of the most shocking and strangest of conclusions. The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe is perhaps the first modern detective tale, though similar stories by Voltaire and ETA Hoffman did appear a few decades earlier...
Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
Published in 1838, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is Poe’s only complete novel and concentrates on several sea adventures gone awry. The novel follows Arthur Gordon Pym, who finds himself in the center of gloomy occurrences on board numerous vessels, as his anticipated sea adventure takes a drastic shift in the wind. Shipwreck, starvation, mutiny, near death experiences and cannibalism are just some of the issues endured in the gripping, and at times gruesome novel. The adventure...
Two Poe Tales
Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his famous short horror stories; however, horror is not the only genre in which he wrote. How To Write a Blackwood Article and its companion piece A Predicament are satirical works exploring the pieces of the formula generally seen in short horror stories (”articles”) found in the Scottish periodical “Blackwood’s Magazine” and the successful misapplication of said formula by – horrors! – a woman author! – respectively.
|The Fall of the House of Usher
|The Cask of Amontillado
|Collection of Edgar Allan Poe
|The Masque of the Red Death
Journal of Julius Rodman
The Journal of Julius Rodman, Being an Account of the First Passage across the Rocky Mountains of North America Ever Achieved by Civilized Man is an unfinished serial novel by American author Edgar Allan Poe published in 1840. Six installments of the novel were published in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine's January through June issues in 1840. At the time, Poe was a contributing editor of the journal. He was fired from the job in June 1840 by William Burton and refused to continue the novel.
Personal Poe Collection Compiled by EliseDee and Cavaet
We present here ten stories and poems from the master of horror, Mr. Edgar Allan Poe. They are our personal favorites. We hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoy presenting them to you. - Summary by cavaet
Raven and The Philosophy Of Composition
Poe’s famous narrative poem and the author’s reflections on its composition.
By: Edgar B. P. Darlington
|The Circus Boys on the Plains : or, the Young Advance Agents Ahead of the Show
|The Circus Boys on the Flying Rings : or, Making the Start in the Sawdust Life
|The Circus Boys Across the Continent : or, Winning New Laurels on the Tanbark
|The Circus Boys on the Mississippi : or, Afloat with the Big Show on the Big River
|The Circus Boys in Dixie Land : or, Winning the Plaudits of the Sunny South
By: Edgar Beecher Bronson (1856-1917)
|The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier
By: Edgar Jepson (1863-1938)
The Loudwater Mystery
Lord Loudwater is found murdered in his house one evening. Unfortunately for Detective Flexen, who is to investigate the case, Lord Loudwater was not a very agreeable sort of fellow and almost every person in his vicinity had a motive for the crime. Was it his young wife or her lover, his former fiance or even one of the servants?
|The Admirable Tinker Child of the World
|The Terrible Twins
|Happy Pollyooly The Rich Little Poor Girl
By: Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950)
Spoon River Anthology
Two hundred and twelve residents of a small town tell their stories without fear of recrimination or ridicule. The only difference is that they're all dead! The two hundred and forty-four poems that form the Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters is really a series of epitaphs about the citizens of a fictional town called Spoon River and deals with the “plain and simple annals” of small town America. Edgar Lee Masters grew up in a small town in Illinois. His father's financial problems forced the young Masters to abandon ideas of college and take up a job instead...