Milly and Olly

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Secret Service; or, Recollections of a City Detective

First published in 1864 by the author of "The Private Detective".
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Marcella

Marcella, young and with a new-womanly independence, has a yearning to help the poor. When a gamekeeper is murdered near where she lives, Marcella finds herself at odds with her wealthy fiancé over beliefs about property and justice. The discovery leads Marcella to pursue—among other things—a career in nursing. In settings ranging from village cottages, London slums and hospital wards to fashionable drawing rooms and the Ladies’ Gallery of the Houses of Parliament, the book combines a gripping story with serious issues—socialism, rural and urban poverty, poaching laws, journalistic ethics, the Woman Question—inspiring critics to liken Marcella to George Eliot’s novels. The Broadview Literary Texts edition records the substantive differences between the two major editions published during Ward’s lifetime, and included among the many appendices are news accounts of the murder trial and executions that inspired the novel, and previously unpublished letters by Ward. NB: Mary Augusta Ward has traditionally been known as Mrs. Humphry Ward.
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John Ames, Native Commissioner: A Romance of the Matabele Rising

John Ames, Native Commissioner - A Romance of the Matabele Rising is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Bertram Mitford is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Bertram Mitford then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.
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The Testing of Diana Mallory

Mary Augusta Ward, ne Arnold, (1851-1920), was a British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs. Humphry Ward. She began her career writing articles for magazines while working on a book for children that was published in 1881 under the title Milly and Olly. Her novels contained strong religious subject matter relevant to Victorian values she herself practised. Her popularity spread beyond Great Britain to the United States. According to the New York Times, her book Lady Rose's Daughter was the bestselling novel in the United States in 1903 as was The Marriage of William Ashe in 1905. Her most popular novel by far was the religious "novel with a purpose" Robert Elsmere, which portrayed the religious crisis of a young pastor and his family. She helped establishing an organization for working and teaching among the poor and was one of the founders of the Women's National Anti-Suffrage League in 1908.
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Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

Robert Smith Surtees (17 May 1805 – 16 March 1864) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer, widely known as R. S. Surtees. He was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an old County Durham family.e left for London in 1825, intending to practise law in the capital, but had difficulty making his way and began contributing to the Sporting Magazine. He launched out on his own with the New Sporting Magazine in 1831, contributing the comic papers which appeared as Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities in 1838. Jorrocks, the sporting cockney grocer, with his vulgarity and good-natured artfulness, was a great success with the public, and Surtees produced more Jorrocks novels in the same vein, notably Handley Cross and Hillingdon Hall, where the description of the house is very reminiscent of Hamsterley. Another hero, Soapey Sponge, appears in Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, possibly Surtees best work. All Surtees' novels were composed at Hamsterley Hall, where he wrote standing up at a desk, like Victor Hugo. In 1835, Surtees abandoned his legal practice and after inheriting Hamsterley Hall in 1838, devoted himself to hunting and shooting, meanwhile writing anonymously for his own pleasure. He was a friend and admirer of the great hunting man Ralph Lambton, who had his headquarters at Sedgefield County Durham, the 'Melton of the North'. Surtees became Lord High Sheriff of Durham in 1856. He died in Brighton in 1864, and was buried in Ebchester church.
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The Mating of Lydia

Mrs. Humphry Ward, the pen named used by Mary Augusta Ward, was a British novelist best known for Lady Rose's Daughter, a best seller in America.
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Lady Connie

Mrs. Humphry Ward, the pen named used by Mary Augusta Ward, was a British novelist best known for Lady Rose's Daughter, a best seller in America.
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The Induna's Wife

Bertram Mitford was a prolific British author. Many of his novels are set in South Africa.
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'Tween Snow and Fire: A Tale of the Last Kafir War

This collection of literature attempts to compile many classics that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
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Helena

Mrs. Humphry Ward, the pen named used by Mary Augusta Ward, was a British novelist best known for Lady Rose's Daughter, a best seller in America.
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The Heath Hover Mystery

"The Heath Hover Mystery" Bertram Mitford
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The Triumph of Hilary Blachland

“There! That is Umzilikazi’s grave,” said Christian Sybrandt, pointing out a towering pile of rocks some little way off, across the valley. “Is it? Let’s go and have a look at it then,” was the prompt reply. But immediately upon having made it, the second speaker knew that he had spoken like a fool, for the first gave a short laugh.
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The Red Derelict

Bertram Mitford was a prolific British author. Many of his novels are set in South Africa.
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The Ruby Sword: A Romance of Baluchistan

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
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