When Carl Foster, a young doctor, sees beautiful Rosetta Rosa at a London opera he is instantly captivated -- and almost as rapidly finds himself plagued by mysterious occurances.
Facing the Flag or For the Flag is a patriotic novel by Jules Verne.
A truly unique novel, The Crock of Gold is a mixture of philosophy, Irish folklore and the neverending battle of the sexes, written with charm, humour and good grace.
In this serious attempt to forecast the changes ahead in the 20th century from the year 1906, the author deals with the accelerating rate of scientific progress, housing, travel, population, busine
"Never heard a sound," the younger of the afternoon callers admitted, getting rid of his empty cup and leaning forward in his low chair. "No more tea, thank you, Miss Fairclough.
The Sundering Flood, among the last of Morris's works, was published in 1897, after his death.
The Efficiency Expert, an often overlooked by Burroughs' fans, is a cracking tale of young Jimmy Torrance, an upstanding college graduate in post-World War I Chicago who inadvertently rubs sho
The author takes her characters to the wilds of Idaho, in the land of the Kootenais, where the reader is made acquainted with people who win admiration for their honest, sincerity, and the whole-so
When Mr Thomas Lyne, poet, poseur and owner of Lyne's Emporium insults a cashier, Odette Rider, she resigns.
Concerned that her son Chad may have become involved with a woman of dubious reputation, the formidable Mrs.