Baroness Emmuska Orczy Books

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Beau Brocade

  [english | 1907]  

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Excerpts: [... be it ever so full of dictionary words. John Stich is an honest man, I tell you, he added with a pleasant oath, the most honest this side of the ...... quick trials and swift executions. Soon the suspicion grew into certainty that the fugitive Earl of Stretton was one of the Pretender's foremost adherents. ...... beg you, my lord, keep in the background until I find out if all is ...]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 244

Castles In The Air

  [english | 1921]  

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Excerpts: [... clients, from the highest and the lowest in the land, you understand, people who wrote to me and confided in me to-day as kings and emperors had done ...... of the daring coup, whilst I was to be content with four hundred francs. Now, I am a man of deliberation as well as of action, and at this juncture-feeling ...... brother-in-law a few minutes before that mysterious and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collection | audiobookDownloads: 27

Lady Molly Of Scotland Yard

  [english | 1912]  

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Summary: [Lady Molly of Scotland Yard is a collection of short stories about Molly Robertson-Kirk an early fictional female detective. It was written by Baroness Orczy who is best known as the creator of The Scarlet Pimpernel but who also invented two immortal turn-of-the-century detectives in The Old Man in the Corner and Lady Molly of Scotland Yard. First published in 1910 Orczys female detective was the ...]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 234

The Emperor Candlesticks

  [english | 1899]  

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Excerpts: [... tortures, if that lady happens to be Madam Demidoff, he said, striving to make banal speeches to hide his evident desire for immediate retreat. She ...... Mirkovitch, who had been sitting all this while smoking grimly, and muttering at intervals short sentences between his teeth, which boded no good ...... papers into his breast pocket. Ivn was the first to rise. I must leave you ...]
Genres: [espionage | fiction and literatureDownloads: 451

The Heart Of A Woman

  [english | 1911]  

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Excerpts: [... Harris and romance. . . . Why, she was not even pretty. She had neither violet eyes nor hair of ruddy gold. The latter was brown and the former were ...... positively that he was the only legitimate son of Mr. Arthur de Mountford, who-this he essed to have only heard recently-was own brother to the ...... Rad personally, to feel that he has kindred in the world. He knows, he says, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | thrillerDownloads: 8

The Man In Grey

  [english | 1919]  

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Summary: [Grey Eminence: A Study in Religion and Politics is a book by Aldous Huxley published in 1941. It is a biography of Francois Leclerc du Tremblay the French monk who served as advisor to Cardinal de Richelieu. He was also known as Father Joseph and as leminence grise that phrase originally referred to du Tremblay.]
Genres: [short story collection | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 70

The Old Man In The Corner

  [english | 1908]  

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Summary: [The House at Pooh Corner (1928) is the second volume of stories about Winnie-the-Pooh written by A. A. Milne and illustrated by E. H. Shepard. It is notable for the introduction of the character Tigger who went on to become a prominent figure in the Disney Winnie the Pooh franchise.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetective | short story collectionDownloads: 153

Unto Caesar

  [english | ]  

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Excerpts: [... gazed now on that dream-hill, memory showed him, surging like a tempestuous sea, thousands upon thousands of human heads, all tending upwards to ...... the whole multitude. I was no longer just mine own self, but I was all of us who looked, who heard and saw and did not yet understand.... A multitude ...... eyes more pronounced. Soon the old woman returned with a basin full of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 38