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The Lost Girl

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1920

by David Herbert Lawrence

Alvina Houghton, the daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father’s business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter’s proper upbringing,...

Irish Fairy Tales

by James Stephens

The lore of ancient Ireland comes to life in this collection of classic folk tales retold for modern readers.

Raspberry Jam

by Carolyn Wells

A locked-room mystery is solved by detective Fleming Stone. Sanford Embury refused to give his wife an allowance of spending cash or even a checking account. He pays all the bills and her store charge accounts....

The Valley of Silent Men

Dead Men's Money

by Joseph Smith Fletcher

Nothing is what it seems, and dead bodies abound in this classic 1920 murder mystery from the British crime author and journalist, J.S. Fletcher.

The Green Eyes of Bâst

by Sax Rohmer

Psychic investigator Dr. Damar Greefe encounters ancient sorceryand a cult whose leader is possessed by the murderous cat-goddess Bast!

The Great Impersonation

by Edward Phillips Oppenheim

Excerpt: The trouble from which great events were to come began when Everard Dominey, who had been fighting his way through the scrub for the last three quarters of an hour towards those thin, spiral wisps of...

The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting

The adventures of a kind-hearted doctor, who is fond of animals and understands their language, as he travels to Africa with some of his favorite pets to cure the monkeys of a terrible sickness. Source: Google...

Children of the Frost

by Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

Tales of Three Hemispheres

by Lord Dunsany

Tales of Three Hemispheres is a collection of fantasy short stories by Lord Dunsany. The first edition was published in Boston by John W. Luce & Co. in November, 1919; the first British edition was published...

The Bat

by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Man, beast or devil? What was this flying shadow that terrorized a whole community and left a trail of crime and death?

The Golden Scorpion

Fu Manchu #1684

by Sax Rohmer

The Golden Scorpion linked the story lines developed in the Yellow Claw (1915) with Dr. Fu Manchu who appears but is not named. "He wore a plain yellow robe and had a little black cap on his head. His face,...

May Day

by Francis Scott Fitzgerald

This somewhat unpleasant tale, published as a novelette in the "Smart Set" in July, 1920, relates a series of events which took place in the spring of the previous year. Each of the three events made a great...

A Thin Ghost and Others

by Montague Rhodes James

A collection of short stories by a master of the genre.

The Duke of Chimney Butte

by George W. Ogden

When Jerry Lambert, "the Duke," attempts to safeguard the cattle ranch of Vesta Philbrook from thieving neighbors, his work is appallingly handicapped because of Grace Kerr, one of the chief agitators, and a...

The Paradise Mystery

by Joseph Smith Fletcher

A quiet cathedral town in England, full of gossips and people who are not quite who they seem to be, is the setting for this murder mystery.

The Drums of Jeopardy

by Harold MacGrath

A typical MacGrath story that hinges on a Bolshevik intrigue in America. Plausibility is a small concern of a plot which will hold devotees.

The Night Horseman

Blacksheep! Blacksheep!

by Meredith Nicholson

The story of a gentleman who becomes a criminal against his will and takes to the open road to escape from the results of his crime.

Malcolm Sage, Detective

by Herbert George Jenkins

MALCOLM SAGE had been a hot shot intelligence agent for Britain's Division Z during the Great War, but when the fighting ceased, his thirst for action and adventure didn't. Fortunately, his old chief from division...