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Short Fiction Oppenheim, E Phillips: The Exploits of Pudgy Pete and Co (1927), v1

Peter Bragg and the Hon George Vincent Angus run an enquiry business--- A typical, but light-hearted, Oppenheim confection of investigations by the two. 1: The Pedagogue of Bellevue Mansions 2: Drama in yhe Dolls' House 3: Lady Katherine's Better Nature 4: A Comedy in Divorce 5: Three to Four 6: The Ninety-Ninth Thread 7: The Disappearance of William King 8: Ada Malcolm's Dot 9: Kenmar's Golden Day 10: Working Backwards Attached Files ...
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Short Fiction Hoffmann, E.T.A.: The Jesuit's Church in G-, v1, 15 Jan 2019

This version of The Jesuits' Church in G- is taken from Tales from the German, which contains 17 stories by several German authors translated by John Oxenford (1812-1877) and C.A. Feiling for the Chapman and Hall 1844 edition. Three of the stories were by E.T.A. Hoffman, and were translated by John Oxenford. This story is told in the first person by the author, and tells of a man working at a Jesuit church who is blessed and tormented by his sense of the sublime, and his remarkable abilities as ...
Tags: Books, Kindle Books, Chapman, Hoffman, Hoffmann, John Oxenford


Mystery and Crime Oppenheim, E Phillips: Michael's Evil Deeds (1923), v1

Originally published as a series of connected short stories, in Red Book Magazine in 1921, this is a typical episodic novel which involves a prolonged duel between Michael Sayers, crook, and Norman Greyes, policeman. The narrative makes use of multiple narrators: Sayers, Greyes or another as each story requires. (The fact that there are only a small number of chapters tells an alert reader that these are essentially short stories, as a typical Oppenheim novel runs to 25-35 chapters.) 1. The Und...
Tags: Books, Kindle Books, Michael, Phillips, Oppenheim, Michael Sayers, Phillips Oppenheim, Norman Greyes, Sayers Greyes, Kiss Of Judas, Menwood Road Bank Robbery, Monsieur Lutarde, KB Michaels


Short Fiction Oppenheim, E Phillips: Sinners Beware (1931), v1

Ten slick short stories set in and around Monaco and La Turbie. 1: .The Café Régal, the Mistral and the Lady 2: Anon, £1,000 3: The Quarrel 4: The Tiger on the Mountains 5: Paddy Collins Flaps His Wings 6: The Imperfect Crime 7: What Sir Stephen Forgot 8: Going, Going, Gone! 9: The Luckiest Young Man in the World 10: Mademoiselle Anna Disappears Attached Files Sinners Beware - E Phillips Oppenheim.azw3 (365.0 KB) ...
Tags: Books, Kindle Books, Monaco, Oppenheim E Phillips, Paddy Collins Flaps His Wings, Stephen Forgot, KB Sinners Beware E Phillips Oppenheim


Short Fiction Oppenheim, E Phillips: A Pulpit in the Grill Room (1938); v1

Ten short stories set in the grill room of the Milan Hotel in London. The first nine stories in this collection were "syndicated", and published during the 1930s in British, American, Australian and other magazines. The tenth story was probably written specifically to complete this book collection, and was not published in a magazine until as late as 1967. A sequel, "The Milan Grill Room", was published in 1940. The two books star Louis, the disabled Maitre d', and Charles Lyson, ex-intellige...
Tags: Books, Milan, London, Kindle Books, Louis, Julie, Elstree, Rough House, Phillips Oppenheim, Oppenheim E Phillips, Milan Hotel, Maitre, Charles Lyson, Milan Grill Room, Grill Room E Phillips Oppenheim, KB A Pulpit


Short Fiction Hoffmann, E.T.A.:The Elementary Spirit. v1 12 Jan 2019

E.T.A Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a Prussian artist, author, caricaturist, composer, lawyer, musical director, and musician. He wrote many short stories and novellas, though not all have been translated into English. This translation of The Elementary Spirit is taken from Tales from the German, and translated by John Oxenford (1812-1877) for the Chapman and Hall 1844 edition. The story is set in France soon after Waterloo, and deals with the interaction of an Irish officer and a French noblewoman...
Tags: Books, France, Kindle Books, Waterloo, Chapman, Hoffmann, Elementary Spirit, John Oxenford


Humor Bangs, John Kendrick: The Idiot: An Omnibus. v1. 09 Jan 2019

The Idiot: An omnibus John Kendrick Bangs (1862–1922) In this sequence of humorous observations, flights of fancy, wry social commentary, and doggerel verse, a boarding-house resident habitually deflates the pretensions and flawed philosophies of his fellow boarders. They, of course, insist that he is an idiot spouting nonsense. This collection includes the six books Coffee and Repartee, The Idiot, The Idiot at Home, The Inventions of the Idiot, The Genial Idiot, and Half Hours With the Idiot. *...
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Mystery and Crime Haynes, Annie: The Crows Inn Tragedy (1927), v2

This book is in the Epub library but not in the Kindle library, so I have added it. A typical Haynes whodunnit with Insp. Furnival investigating a murder case which gets more complicated by the minute; although some commentators claim to have spotted the killer before the detective does. Attached Files The Crows Inn Tragedy (1927) - Annie Haynes.azw3 (370.3 KB) The Crows Inn Tragedy (1927) - Annie Haynes.mobi (348.7 KB)
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Short Fiction Hoffman, E.T.A. The Golden Pot: v1, 7 Jan 2019

E.T.A Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a Prussian artist, author, caricaturist, composer, lawyer, musical director, and musician. He wrote many short stories and novellas, though not all have been translated into English. This translation of The Golden Pot is taken from volume 22 of The Works of Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) edited by D.H. Trail (1842-1900), published by Chapman and Hall in 1898. The plot is very complex, and moves to and fro between a student's life in Dresden, where he falls in love wi...
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Other Fiction Glaspell, Susan: Fidelity. v1. 02 Jan 2019

Fidelity BY Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) This book was first published in 1915. Text is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+70” or less, and in the USA. Fidelity exposes the limitations of life in a midwestern town as experienced by Ruth Holland, a young woman who falls in love with a married man, elopes with him to Colorado, and returns after eleven years lo face the death of her father, the break-up of her family, and the contempt of the people she loves. * * ...
Tags: Books, Usa, Colorado, America, House, Kindle Books, Fidelity, Alison, Midwest, Susan Glaspell, Glaspell Susan, Susan Keating Glaspell, Glaspell, Ruth Holland


Other Fiction Glaspell, Susan: Norma Ashe. v1. 02 Jan 2019

Norma Ashe by Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) This book was first published in 1942. Text is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+70” or less. Norma Ashe details the failure of idealism, the slow, steady process by which youthful ideas are destroyed by the tedium of daily life. It is the story of six students influenced by a college philosophy teacher. They had graduated on fire with the zeal to spread his vision throughout the world, but after twenty years they all ...
Tags: Books, America, House, Kindle Books, Alison, Midwest, Susan Glaspell, Glaspell Susan, Susan Keating Glaspell, Norma Ashe


Other Fiction Glaspell, Susan: The Visioning. v1. 02 Jan 2019

The Visioning BY Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) This book was first published in 1911. Text is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+70” or less, and in the USA. The education of Katie Wainwright Jones, daughter and sister of Army officers, who becomes interested in socialism, evolution, pacifism, and feminism, and whose subsequently altered view of life conflicts sharply with the values of the military society of which she has always been a part. * * * * Susan Kea...
Tags: Books, Usa, America, House, Kindle Books, Army, Alison, Midwest, Susan Glaspell, Glaspell Susan, Susan Keating Glaspell, Glaspell, Katie Wainwright Jones


Other Fiction Glaspell, Susan: The Morning Is Near Us. v1. 02 Jan 2019

The Morning Is Near Us BY Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) This book was first published in 1939. Text is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+70” or less. Lydia Chippman was sent away by her parents at the age of fifteen, to live with a wealthy aunt—why, she does not know, but she knows she wasn’t wanted. She has been living a nomadic existence for nineteen years. Now, under the terms of her father’s will, she returns home with her adopted children (a three-year-old ...
Tags: Books, America, House, Kindle Books, Alison, Midwest, Susan Glaspell, Glaspell Susan, Susan Keating Glaspell, Glaspell, Lydia Chippman


Collected Works Glaspell, Susan: The Collected Plays. v1. 02 Jan 2019

The Collected Plays Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) The contents of this book were first published 1916 ~ 1930. Text is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+70” or less. Susan Keating Glaspell (July 1, 1876 – July 28, 1948) was an American playwright, novelist, and journalist. She is known to have composed nine novels, fifteen plays, over fifty short stories, and one biography. Often set in her native Midwest, these semi-autobiographical tales typically explore conte...
Tags: Books, America, United States, House, Kindle Books, Alison, Midwest, Susan Glaspell, Glaspell Susan, Susan Keating Glaspell, Glaspell, Norman H Matson, Project Gutenberg OCR


Collected Works Glaspell, Susan: The Collected Short Stories. v1. 02 Jan 2019

The Collected Short Stories Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) The contents of this book were first published 1898 ~ 1940. Text is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+70” or less. Presented here, fifty-one stories by Susan Glaspell. Her stories often relate deep concerns about political and ethical issues prevalent then and now, but also describe, often with wry and witty humor, the experiences of daily life. Her characters, dealing with aspirations and disappointments...
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Other Fiction Glaspell, Susan: The Glory of the Conquered. v1. 02 Jan 2019

The Glory of the Conquered BY Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) This book was first published in 1909. Text is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+70” or less, and in the USA. A talented young artist is determined to assist her scientist husband after he becomes blind. “The story of a great love,” with themes of tragedy, hope, loss, and renewal. * * * * Susan Keating Glaspell (July 1, 1876 – July 28, 1948) was an American playwright, novelist, journalist and actress...
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Short Fiction Mason, A E W: The Four Corners of the World (1917); v1

A baker's dozen short stories, including an Inspector Hanaud detective short. 1: The Clock 2: Green Paint 3: North of the Tropic of Capricorn 4: One of Them 5: Raymond Byatt 6: The Crystal Trench 7: The House of Terror 8: The Brown Book 9: The Refuge 10: Peiffer 11: The Ebony Box 12: The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel 13: Under Bignor Hill Attached Files The Four Corners of the World - A E W Mason.azw3 (538.5 ...
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Short Fiction Mason, A E W: Dilemmas (1934); v1

Thirteen short stories, not all crime: 1: The Strange Case Of Joan Winterbourne 2: The Wounded God 3: The Chronometer 4: Sixteen Bells 5: The Reverend Bernard Simmons, B.D. 6: A Flaw In The Organization 7: The Law Of Flight 8: The Key 9: Tasmanian Jim's Specialities 10: The Italian 11: Magic 12: The Duchess And Lady Torrent 13: War Notes Attached Files Dilemmas - A E W Mason.azw3 (507.2 KB) Dilemmas - A E W ...
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Humor The Golden Windmill and other stories (1921), v1

1: The Golden Windmill 2: A Source of Irritation 3: The Brothers 4: "Old Iron" 5: Little White Frock 6: A Good Action 7: Them Others 8: The Bent Tree 9: The Great Unimpressionable
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Short Fiction Allen, Grant: The Beckoning Hand and other stories (1887); v1

A baker's dozen of Grant Allen's short stories: 1: The Beckoning Hand 2: Lucretia 3: The Third Time 4: The Gold Wulfric 5: My Uncle’s Will 6: The Two Carnegies 7: Olga Davidoff’s Husband 8: John Cann’s Treasure 9: Isaline and I 10: Professor Milliter’s Dilemma 11: In Strict Confidence 12: The Search Party’s Find 13: Harry's Inheritance I could not find a usable dust-jacket cover, so used the embossed/printed hard cover, and added the text for convenience of browsing. ...
Tags: Books, Kindle Books, Harry, Lucretia, KB, Grant Allen, Allen Grant, John Cann, Two Carnegies, Olga Davidoff, Milliter


Short Fiction Allen, Grant: Ivan Greet's Masterpiece etc. (1893), v1

Sixteen short stories from Grant Allen: 1: Ivan Greet’s Masterpiece 2: Karen 3: Pallinghurst Barrow 4: The Abbé’s Repentance 5: Claude Tyack’s Ordeal 6: Tom’s Wife 7: The Sixth Commandment 8: The Missing Link 9: The Great Ruby Robbery 10: The Conscientious Burglar 11: The Pot-boiler 12: Melissa’s Tour 13: A Social Difficulty 14: The Chinese Play at the Haymarket 15: My Circular Tour 16: The Minor Poet Attached Files I...
Tags: Books, Karen, Kindle Books, Tom, Melissa, Allen, Haymarket, Grant Allen, Allen Grant, Ivan Greet, Pallinghurst Barrow, Claude Tyack, KB Ivan Greet


Short Fiction Hoffman, E.T.A: Weird Tales, v1, 30 Dec 2018

E.T.A Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a Prussian artist, author, caricaturist, composer, lawyer, musical director, and musician. He wrote very many short stories and novellas, though not many of them have been translated into English. The translator for Weird Tales was J.T. Bealby (1858-1944). He provided a 'Biographical Notice' about Hoffmann in the book, and stated that 'the common characteristic running through the stories [is] that he puts them before us more as individual pictures than as develop...
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Other Fiction Page, Thomas Nelson: Santa Claus’s Partner (illus). v1. 22 Dec 2018

SANTA CLAUS’S PARTNER ~ By Thomas Nelson Page (1853–1922) Eight full-page color illustrations by William Glackens (1870–1938) In the tradition of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, a chilly-hearted man of wealth finds his way back to the holiday spirit of sharing and joy, through the offices of a small girl. =============== Santa Claus’s Partner was first published in 1899. This book is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+80” or less, and in the USA. =============== Thom...
Tags: Books, Usa, Wikipedia, Italy, Kindle Books, Santa Claus, Woodrow Wilson, Thomas Nelson, William Glackens


Short Fiction Aumonier, Stacy: The Golden Windmill and other stories (1921), v1

Stacy Aumonier (1877-1928) was a British author best known as a short story writer, highly esteemed by his contemporaries. Some six volumes of his short stories were published in his lifetime. 1: The Golden Windmill 2: A Source of Irritation 3: The Brothers 4: "Old Iron" 5: Little White Frock 6: A Good Action 7: Them Others 8: The Bent Tree 9: The Great Unimpressionable Attached Files The Golden Windmill and other s...
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Humor Miller, Alice Duer: The Burglar and the Blizzard. v1. 18 Dec 2018

The Burglar and the Blizzard by Alice Duer Miller (1874–1942) A young millionaire falls in love with the sister of the man whom he catches burgling his house. Subtitled “A Christmas Story,” this novella is, in truth, a humorous story of romance. A certain degree of improbability will require the reader to go with the flow – are you up to the challenge? ====================== Alice Duer Miller (July 28, 1874 – August 22, 1942) was an American writer whose poetry actively influenced political o...
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Mystery and Crime Wells, Carolyn: The Bride of a Moment (1916); v1

A radiant bride is shot dead at the altar. She has been receiving threatening letters, but encrypted in a remarkable code. Alan Ford investigates. Attached Files The Bride Of A Moment - Carolyn Wells.azw3 (615.6 KB) The Bride Of A Moment - Carolyn Wells.mobi (595.2 KB)
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Short Fiction Bangs, John K: A Little Book of Christmas. v1. 15 Dec 2018

A Little Book of Christmas by John Kendrick Bangs (1862–1922) An ideal book for Christmas that will give delight at any season. In a quartet of stories of Christmas Eve in New York, invested with the true Christmas spirit, this noted author shows to rich children and poor children alike a visible Santa Claus who teaches the lesson to young and old that the faithful friend of little children has a veritable existence. There are felicitous touches of humor in the author’s best vein, but it also e...
Tags: Books, Usa, New York, Kindle Books, Santa Claus, Harper, John Kendrick Bangs, Munsey, John K, Arthur E Becher


Horror Glasgow, Ellen: Whispers in the Dark (collected ghosts). v1. 09 Dec 2018

WHISPERS IN THE DARK The Ghost Stories of ELIZABETH GLASGOW (1873–1945) Four stories set in the American South, influenced, perhaps, by Henry James and Edgar Allen Poe. “The Shadowy Third” is the spirit of a dead child who is visible only to sensitive persons; scientifically-minded people never see her. “Dare’s Gift” tells of a house haunted by the spirit of treachery, which corrupts its inhabitants. In “The Past,” Vanderbridge’s first wife returns to haunt him and his second wife. In “Whisper...
Tags: Books, Kindle Books, Glasgow, Henry James, South, Elizabeth, Edgar Allen Poe, South During, Glasgow Ellen, Vanderbridge, Ellen Anderson Gholson, Virginian Glasgow


Short Fiction Meade, L T and Eustace, Robert: The Brotherhood of the Seven Kings (1898); v2

Already in the epub library, but not here in the Kindle library. This is based on the one uploaded by crutledge seven years ago, but with an original cover. Mme Koluchy is a potent female "Moriarty", outwitting the law and running rings around amateur pursuers until the final denoument. Original a ten-part serial in the Strand Magazine, this can be read as a series of short stories, or as an episodic novel. 1: At The Edge Of The Crater 2: The Winged Assassin 3: The Swing Of The Pendulum 4: ...
Tags: Books, Kindle, Kindle Books, Moriarty, Meade, Strand Magazine, Mme Koluchy, Brotherhood of the Seven Ki L T Meade, KB The Brotherhood of the Seven Ki L T Meade, Eustace Robert


Short Fiction Mead, L T and Robert Eustace: The Brotherhood of the Seven Kings (1898); v2

Already in the epub library, but not here in the Kindle library. This is based on the one uploaded by crutledge seven years ago, but with an original cover. Mme Koluchy is a potent female "Moriarty", outwitting the law and running rings around amateur pursuers until the final denoument. Original a ten-part serial in the Strand Magazine, this can be read as a series of short stories, or as an episodic novel. 1: At The Edge Of The Crater 2: The Winged Assassin 3: The Swing Of The Pendulum 4: ...
Tags: Books, Kindle, Kindle Books, Moriarty, Strand Magazine, Short Fiction Mead L T, Robert Eustace, Mme Koluchy, Brotherhood of the Seven Ki L T Meade, KB The Brotherhood of the Seven Ki L T Meade