Historical Fiction

The Return of Clubfoot

Read by Mark Nelson


Valentine Williams


Whilst spending a holiday in a small Central American Republic, Desmond Okewood, of the Secret Service, learns from a dying beachcomber of a…

Clementina

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A. E. W. Mason


This well-written novel is a fictional account of a true historical rescue mission. In 1719, at the age of 17, when she was on her way acros…

Paul: A Herald of the Cross

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Florence Morse Kingsley


This is an exciting sequel to the earlier books Titus: A Comrade of the Cross and Stephen: A Soldier of the Cross. It tells the story of the…

The Key to the Riddle

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Margaret S. Comrie


Young Azerole Montoux and her brother Leon find themselves separated from their family by the religious persecutions of 1686. Threatened by …

The Rough Road

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William John Locke


The book tells the story of "Doggie" Trevor, who, having been wrapped in cotton wool since babyhood, becomes a snobbish rich dilet…

Catherine Howard (Dramatic Reading)

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Alexandre Dumas


Subtitled "The Throne, The Tomb, and The Scaffold - An Historical Play in 3 Acts From the Celebrated Play of that Name by Alexandre Dum…

The Inner Shrine

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Basil King


At the opening of this story Diane Eveleth returns from a party in Paris to her mother-in-law, who tells her that her husband George Eveleth…

By What Authority?

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Robert Hugh Benson


Two wealthy families are neighbors in Elizabethan England; one is staunchly Catholic and the other is devoutly Protestant. The attractive yo…

Sir Thomas More

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Anthony Munday


Sir Thomas More is a collaborative Elizabethan play by Anthony Munday and others depicting the life and death of Thomas More. It survives on…

Hagar's Daughter. A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

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Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins


Hagar's Daughter was first published serially in "The Colored American Magazine" in 1901-1902 by Pauline E. Hopkins, a prominent A…

Ghosts (version 2)

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Henrik Ibsen


A Family-drama in three acts. Like many of Ibsen's better-known plays, Ghosts is a scathing commentary on 19th century morality. (Summary by…

The Cathedral

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Hugh Walpole


Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (1884 – 1941) was an English novelist. He was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the c…

Elsie's New Relations

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Martha Finley


In this ninth book in the classic Elsie Dinsmore series, the family finishes their summer at the seaside and returns to Ion. The narrative t…

Die Ahnen - Das Nest der Zaunkönige

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Gustav Freytag


„Im Nest der Zaunkönige liegt der Hauptteil des Herrenbesitzes um die Drei Gleichen, Vorberge des Thüringer Waldes bis in die N&au…

A Daughter of the Land (version 2)

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Gene Stratton-Porter


A Daughter of the Land follows Kate Bates, one of sixteen children, as she takes the wings of morning to try for independence and the life s…

The Mill on the Floss (Version 2)

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George Eliot


The Mill on the Floss is George Eliot’s second novel, and was published in 1860, only a year after her first, Adam Bede. It centres on the l…

A Tale of Two Cities (Version 5)

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Charles Dickens


Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities is a novel that views the eighteenth century French Revolution through the lens of nineteenth century…

The Friendly Terrace Quartette (or Peggy Raymond At The Poplars)

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Harriet Lummis Smith


The Friendly Terrace Quartette (or Peggy Raymond At The Poplars) published in 1920, finds Peggy and her friends preparing for The Great War.…

Men, Women and Guns

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Sapper


World War I stories, as told through the eyes of someone who was there, but leavened with humour and an eye for the ridiculous side of human…

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