Family & Relationships

Mother

Read by Megan Kunkel


Kathleen Norris


With seven children and a home to take care of, Margaret wondered how her Mother could be so happy living a life that seemed all drudgery. A…

When Shadows Die

Read by Bridget Gaige


E.D.E.N. Southworth


A sequel to "Her Mothers Secret" and "Love's Bitterest Cup" (Bridget Gaige)

Tom Playfair; or Making a Start

Read by Maria Therese


Francis J. Finn and Francis J. Finn, S.J.


Tom Playfair; Or Making a Start is a book by a Roman Catholic priest, originally published in 1890, and written for youth ages 9-12.The stor…

Espectros (Gengangere)

Read by Epachuko


Henrik Ibsen


Drama familiar en tres actos. Obra escandalosa en su estreno, incluso fue prohibida su representación en varios países, por cu…

Madame Bovary (Version 2)

Read by Peter Dann


Gustave Flaubert


Written over a century and a half ago, Madame Bovary is still an extraordinarily fresh, exciting and shockingly frank novel, at once an acut…

Driven Back To Eden

Read by DavidG


Edward P. Roe


Frustrated with life in the tenements generally and the negative influences on his children specifically, a father decides to move his famil…

Stories of Successful Marriages

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Walter Besant


A collection of short stories by celebrated authors on the subject of successful marriages. Pieces originally appeared in other publications…

The Christmas Hirelings

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Mary Elizabeth Braddon


It is the Christmas season once again and things are, well, boring for the adults at Penlyon Castle. "...if somehow or other I had a pa…

Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue

Read by Abigail Rasmussen


Laura Lee Hope


This book follows the adventures of Bunny Brown, a 6-year old lively little boy, and his Sister Sue, a happy 5-year old little girl. You wil…

Our Little English Cousin (Version 2)

Read by Cori Samuel


Blanche Mcmanus


Find out about the life of Edith, a little English child living at the turn of the last century. This is a fictionalised account of her dai…

Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

Read by Simon Evers


Anthony Trollope


Harry Heathcote is an English ‘squatter’ who runs a huge sheep station at Gangoil in Queensland, Australia. His wife Mary and her older sist…

Little Miss Grasshopper

Read by Devorah Allen


Johanna Spyri


The Feland family go on a holiday in Switzerland. While there, their impulsive younger daughter gets into a scrape that teaches the whole fa…

Un enfant gâté

Read by Christiane Jehanne


Zénaïde Fleuriot


Un jeune garçon élevé par sa marraine est … fort gâté. Son tuteur légal le recueille chez lui, dans…

The Rover Boys Out West

Read by Bellona Times


Arthur M. Winfield


Despite the title, the Rover Brothers spend several chapters -- over half the book -- back East, against arch-nemeses Josiah Crabtree and th…

The Diary of a Provincial Lady


E. M. Delafield


“Notice, and am gratified by, large clump of crocuses near the front gate. Should like to make whimsical and charming reference to these and…

Pollyanna of the Orange Blossoms

Read by Claire Schreuder


Harriet Lummis Smith


Pollyanna marries sweetheart Jimmy Pendleton, and together they move to start their married life in Boston. The book follows their many adve…

Brother Jacob

Read by Lynne T


George Eliot


Brother Jacob is a short story by George Eliot, in which she explores the relationship between the selfish, self-centered and ambitious Davi…

Little Meg's Children

Read by fiddlesticks


Hesba Stretton


This is the touching and endearing story of Little Meg and her trials and difficulties as she does her best to look after 'her children' aft…

The Girls of Gardenville

Read by Betsie Bush


Carroll Watson Rankin


It is pleasant to have another book about a group of merry, natural girls, who have the attractions of innocence and youthful faults. "…

Neighbors

Read by Anne Fletcher


Florence Morse Kingsley


The final story featuring the inhabitants of the growing township of Innisfield: Mrs Philura Pettibone’s story reaches its long-awaited conc…

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