By: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844-1911)
|A Lost Hero|
|The Gates Between|
|Men, Women, and Ghosts|
|Gypsy's Cousin Joy|
By: Elizabeth von Arnim (1866-1941)
The Enchanted April
It’s a dreary February in post-World War I London when Mrs. Wilkins spots an advertisement in The Times for a small Italian castle for rent in April. She sees another member of her women’s club, Mrs. Arbuthnot, reading the same advertisement and manages to convince her that the two of them should rent it. Both are miserable and lonely in their marriages. They can’t afford the cost of the villa, San Salvatore, on their own and must advertise for two others, eventually recruiting an elderly widow named Mrs...
The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight
The Princess Priscilla of Lothen Kunitz finds court life stifling and runs away to England with the elderly court librarian. Her intention is to live a pure and simple life filled with good works. But life among ordinary people in an English village is not what she expects it to be... (Introduction by Tabithat)
By: Elizabeth Von Arnim (1866-1941)
Vera (1921) by Elizabeth von Arnim is a black comedy based on her disastrous second marriage to Earl Russell: a mordant analysis of the romantic delusions through which wives acquiesce in husbands' tyrannies. In outline the story of this utterly unromantic novel anticipates DuMaurier's Rebecca. Naive Lucy Entwhistle is swept into marriage by widower, Everard Wemyss. His mansion "The Willows" is pervaded by the spectre of his dead wife Vera, with whom Lucy becomes obsessed. ... Here the servants are partisan for both wives, and lose no opportunity to disrupt Everard's unctuous, oppressive household routines...
By: Elizabeth von Arnim (1866-1941)
The Pastor's Wife
Written by an author born in Australia, grew up in England, married in Germany, and then flew to the United States. A tale about a young woman, freed up from the bonds of her family life, to wonder all around in search of all things feminist. The story seems somewhat autobiographical, surrounded in disillusionment and humor. Written on the eve of World War I and just back from married life in Germany.
Elizabeth and her German Garden
Elizabeth and Her German Garden is a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, first published in 1898; it was very popular and frequently reprinted during the early years of the 20th century. The story is a year's diary written by the protagonist Elizabeth about her experiences learning gardening and interacting with her friends. It includes commentary on the beauty of nature and on society, but is primarily humorous due to Elizabeth's frequent mistakes and her idiosyncratic outlook on life. She looked down upon the frivolous fashions of her time writing "I believe all needlework and dressmaking is of the devil, designed to keep women from study...
Anna Estcourt, twenty-five and beautiful, is the penniless ward of her distant brother and his exasperating wife. Turning down all offers of marriage, scornful at the thought of leaning on a man for help and comfort, she thinks only of the independence which seems an impossible dream. But out of the blue Uncle Joachim, her mother's brother, leaves her a handsome property in Germany. Her longed for independence is within her grasp, and though it's a rocky beginning with the locals, she loves her new home...
By: Elizabeth Weston Timlow (1861-1931)
|Cricket at the Seashore|
By: Elizabeth Wilson Grierson
|Tales From Scottish Ballads|
By: Ella Cheever Thayer
|Wired Love A Romance of Dots and Dashes|
By: Ella Farman Pratt (1837-1907)
|Lill's Travels in Santa Claus Land And Other Stories|
By: Ella Fraser Weller
|Nestlings A Collection of Poems|
By: Ella Middleton Tybout (1871-1952)
The Wife of the Secretary of State
In this political thriller set at the turn of the 20th century, several lives, both of Washington insiders and those on the periphery, intersect over the issue of some stolen diplomatic papers. And what hidden secrets bind Mrs. Redmond, the wife of the Secretary of State, to the unscrupulous Count Valdmir, the Russian ambassador? Politics, power, and intrigue combine in this novel, first published in 1905.
By: Ella Rodman Church (1831-)
Among the Trees at Elmridge
"On that bright spring afternoon when three happy, interested children went off to the woods with their governess to take their first lesson in the study of wild flowers, they saw also some other things which made a fresh series of "Elmridge Talks," and these things were found among the trees of the roadside and forest."
By: Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919)
Poems of Power
This is a volume in a series of books of poetry by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This time, the theme is "Power".
Six Bad Husbands and Six Unhappy Wives
This is a collection of six short stories, each of them illustrating that even a marriage which looks perfect from the outside can be sabotaged quite easily by the two people involved.
By: Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (1873-1945)
|The Deliverance; a romance of the Virginia tobacco fields|
|The Romance of a Plain Man|
|The Miller Of Old Church|
|The Voice of the People|
By: Ellen C. Babbitt (1872-)
More Jataka Tales
The continued success of the "Jataka Tales," as retold and published ten years ago, has led to this second and companion volume. Who that has read or told stories to children has not been lured on by the subtle flattery of their cry for "more"? The Jataka tales, regarded as historic in the Third Century B. C., are the oldest collection of folk-lore extant. They come down to us from that dim far-off time when our forebears told tales around the same hearth fire on the roof of the world.
By: Ellen Newbold La Motte (1873-1961)
|Civilization Tales of the Orient|
By: Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler (1860-1929)
By: Elliott O'Donnell (1872-1965)
|The Sorcery Club|
By: Elliott O’Donnell (1872—1965)
Summary: This is a collection of ghost stories in which the antagonists are various animals. Divided up into chapters of ghost sightings by each group of animals, you will hear of hauntings by dogs, cats, birds, jungle animals, etc. (Summary by Allyson Hester)
By: Elliott Whitney
|The Rogue Elephant The Boys' Big Game Series|
|The Pirate Shark|
By: Ellis Meredith (1865-1955)
The Master-Knot of Human Fate
A tale of two people, and their search for answers to unknown questions. Adam and Robin find themselves inexplicably alone after an apparent natural cataclysm, and are compelled to learn how to survive, how to endure, but most importantly to themselves, how to enjoy, understand their new roles in life, and understand each other. (Introduction by Roger Melin)
By: Ellis Parker Butler (1869-1937)
Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective
Philo Gubb, not being content with his job as wallpaper-hanger, has higher aspirations: to become a detective, just like Sherlock Holmes. To that end, he enrolls in a correspondence course, where he gets lessons through the mail as well as the necessary disguises for a detective. Philo Gubb, not being really clever or intuitive, or even looking good in those disguises, gets involved in one case after the other - and sooner or later happens to stumble on and solve the crime... Each of these stories...
|The Thin Santa Claus The Chicken Yard That Was a Christmas Stocking|
|Solander's Radio Tomb|
|Kilo : being the love story of Eliph' Hewlitt, book agent|
|The Water goats and other troubles|
Adventures of a Suburbanite
Why is the neighbor so obsessed with his car? Where can we find a good gardener? Should we have a Santa Claus at our Christmas party? Yes, this is suburbia... much the same today as it was in 1911.
Ellis Parker Butler Short Story Collection, Vol 1
Ellis Parker Butler was an American author. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays. These are eight of his humorous short stories about life.
A puppy, unanounced and unordered, arrives in a crate at Mr. Murchison's house. Humorous events follow.
Perkins of Portland
Amusing tales showing the effectiveness of advertising some rather questionable products. Perkins and the narrator partner in promotions directed at a gullible and willing public. Unlike most tales of the kind, with moralistic endings where the 'sharps' come to grief, Perkins and Co. become wealthy and quite pleased with themselves.
By: Elmer Sherwood (1884-)
|Ted Marsh on an Important Mission|
By: Elsie Spicer Eells
Fairy Tales from Brazil
This book, subtitled "How and Why Tales from Brazilian Folk-Lore", is a collection of short stories, most of them etiologial myths from Brazilian Indian Folklore.
|Tales of Giants from Brazil|
By: Elva S. Smith
|Christmas in Legend and Story A Book for Boys and Girls|
By: Emerson Hough (1857-1923)
The Singing Mouse Stories
The singing mouse tells tales of nature in songs. This book is for those who want to know how the mountains ate up the plains, what the waters said or where the city went.
|The Lady and the Pirate Being the Plain Tale of a Diligent Pirate and a Fair Captive|
|The Magnificent Adventure Being the Story of the World's Greatest Exploration and the Romance of a Very Gallant Gentleman|
|The Young Alaskans on the Missouri|
|The Young Alaskans|
|The Man Next Door|
|The Young Alaskans in the Rockies|
|The Young Alaskans on the Trail|
|Young Alaskans in the Far North|
By: Émile de La Bédollière (1812-1883)
|The Story of a Cat|
By: Émile Gaboriau (1832-1873)
Monsieur Lecoq: The Inquiry
Monsieur Lecoq is a captivating mystery, historical and love story : Around 11 o'clock, on the evening of Shrove Sunday 18.., close to the old Barrière d'Italie, frightful cries, coming from Mother Chupin's drinking-shop, are heard by a party of detectives led by Inspector Gévrol. The squad runs up to it. A triple murder has just been committed. The murderer is caught on the premises. Despite Gévrol's opinion that four scoundrels encountered each other in this vile den, that they began to quarrel, that one of them had a revolver and killed the others, Lecoq, a young police agent, suspects a great mystery...
Monsieur Lecoq Part 2: The Honor of the Name
Monsieur Lecoq is a captivating mystery, historical and love story: Around 11 o'clock, on the evening of Shrove Sunday 18.., close to the old Barrière d'Italie, frightful cries, coming from Mother Chupin's drinking-shop, are heard by a party of detectives led by Inspector Gévrol. The squad runs up to it. A triple murder has just been committed. The murderer is caught on the premises. Despite Gévrol's opinion that four scoundrels encountered each other in this vile den, that they began to quarrel, that one of them had a revolver and killed the others, Lecoq, a young police agent, suspects a great mystery...
By: Emile Gaboriau (1832-1873)
|Other People's Money|
|The Mystery of Orcival|
|Baron Trigault's Vengeance|