Books published in 1914

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The Light Of Western Stars

  [english | 1914]  

Zane Grey


Summary: [A New York society girl buys a ranch which becomes the center of frontier warfare. Her loyal superintendent rescues her when she is captured by bandits. A surprising climax brings the story to a delightful close.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 30

The Lighter Side Of School Life

  [english | 1914]  

Ian Hay


Excerpts: [... of the reader for granted-that a Headmaster must be a gentleman, but not necessarily a scholar-in the very highest sense of the word. What other ...... spectacles restored instant silence. Several parties of boys, he continued, must have passed these lamp-posts on that evening, on their way back ...... hoary edifices of convention and precedent, built up and jealously guarded by ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 156

The Littlest Rebel

  [english | 1914]  

Edward Peple


Summary: [The Littlest Rebel by Edward Peple. Young Mrs. Herbert Cary picked up her work basket and slowly crossed the grass to a shady bench underneath the trees. She must go on with her task of planning a dress for Virgie. But the prospect of making her daughter something wearable out of the odds and ends of nothing was not a happy one. In fact she was still poking through her basket and frowning ...]
Genres: [war | fiction and literatureDownloads: 105

The Lodger

  [english | 1914]  

Marie Adelaide Lowndes


Summary: [A haunting mystery tale that revolves around the Jack the Ripper murders this novel was the basis for several films including a 1927 Alfred Hitchcock silent film featuring Ivor Novello in the title role.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 31

The Lone Wolf

  [english | 1914]  

Louis Joseph Vance


Summary: [Rival members of the underworld jealous of Lone Wolf Michael Lanyards success as a jewel thief threaten to reveal his true identity unless he surrenders his independence and joins their pack. Instead Lanyard determines to quit his life of crime only to find the way blocked by the dauntless Lucy Shannon.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 60

The Lost Prince

  [english | 1914]  

Frances Hodgson Burnett


Summary: [A tale with the glamor of medieval romance which centers about the mystery that five hundred years before Marcos day the young prince of the kingdom of Samavia had walked away over the mountains singing and had never been heard from. And Marco a lad of twelve pledged to the future service of Samavia lives an unpretentious wandering life trained in all worthy things by his father til his journey ...]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 415

The Making Of A Country Parish

  [english | 1914]  

Harlow Mills


Excerpts: [... that as the city church has waxed the country church has waned in wealth, numbers, and influence. Many things have occurred during the past twenty ...... HALF OF BENZIE COUNTY, MICHIGAN)]. KEY TO MAP. 1. Benzonia Village, Benzonia Township. Church Organization, Church Building. Morning ...... important factor of the work that is being wrought out in The Larger Parish.. The people ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 47

The Man And The Moment

  [english | 1914]  

Elinor Glyn


Summary: [The Eternal Moment and Other Stories is the title of a collection of short stories by E. M. Forster first published in 1928. It contains stories written between about 1903 and 1914. Together with the stories contained in The Celestial Omnibus]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 32

The Man Of The Desert

  [english | 1914]  

Grace Livingston Hill


Summary: [Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness is a literary nonfiction work by Edward Abbey (1927-89) published originally in 1968. His fourth book and his first book length non-fiction work it followed three fictional books Jonathan Troy The Brave Cowboy and Fire on the Mountain. It was his biggest success to date and brought him critical acclaim and popularity as a nature writer. Centered around ...]
Genres: [romance | westernDownloads: 185

The Miracle Man

  [english | 1914]  

Frank Packard


Summary: [Animal Vegetable Miracle: A Year of Food Life is a non-fiction book by Barbara Kingsolver detailing her familys attempt to eat only locally grown food for an entire year. The book revolves around the concept of improving the familys diet by eating only foods that her family was able to grow themselves. Kingsolver along with her husband and daughters start a farm in Virginia where they grow and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 496

The Moving Picture Girls

  [english | 1914]  

Laura Lee Hope


Summary: [Actor Hosmer DeVere and his daughters Ruth and Alice struggle to make ends meet while Mr. DeVere is between theatrical engagements. Things look up when he wins a leading role in an upcoming play but he is suddenly afflicted with hoarseness just before the play opens. When his voice does not improve he loses his role in the play and must seek other work. Russ Dalwood a friend to Ruth and Alice ...]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 104

The Mutiny Of The Elsinore

  [english | 1914]  

Jack London


Summary: [Written during a time of tragedy this novel of sea life fails in either its story or doctrinaire intentions.]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 173

The Outlaw Of Torn

  [english | 1914]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [Classic medieval setting with chivalry and revenge at its best. Enjoyable read if youre looking for action and adventure with the usual Burroughs twists and turns.]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 72

The Pirate Of Panama

  [english | 1914]  

William Macleod Raine


Summary: [... Originally written in Dutch... and first published in Amsterdam in 1678 under the title of De Americaeneche ! zee roovers... The first English edition was printed in 1684... In arranging this edition the original English text only has been used and but few changes made...--Introd.]
Genres: [pirate tales | adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 234

The Pirate Shark

  [english | 1914]  

Elliott Whitney


Summary: [The pirate.--The three cutters.--Moonshine.]
Genres: [nautical | adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 302

The Place Beyond The Winds

  [english | 1914]  

Harriet Comstock


Excerpts: [... and held the opened book toward him. His keen eye fell upon the tear-stain, but his coarser nature wrongly interpreted it. You imp. he cried you ...... shook her head. Well, it's the only thing that can dance like you the only thing that should ever be allowed to dance in the woods. Come, now, ...... Ledyard went on you get toughened and brutal most of us drink, when we don't do ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 369

The Planter Of Malata

  [english | 1914]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... They were both young. The stouter of the two, fair, and with more of an urban look about him, was the editor and part-owner of the important newspaper. The ...... that her late brother was in the same school a couple of years before me. She wanted me to tell her what I did at first when I came out here what ...... who used to call himself a Moorsomian (or was it Moorsomite) years ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 9

The Position Of Woman In Primitive Society

  [english | 1914]  

C Gasquoine Hartley


Excerpts: [... suffrage is but as the vestibule to progress the possession of the vote being no more than a necessary condition for attaining far larger and more ...... Primal Law. I am greatly indebted to the assistance I have gained from these writers. It is, perhaps, curious that a very careful study of the patriarchal ...... without explicit consciousness of relationships, were yet held ...]
Genres: [women studies | historyDownloads: 264

The Prayers Of St Paul

  [english | 1914]  

William Henry Griffith Thomas


Excerpts: [... HOLINESS 1 1 Thessalonians iii. 11-13. II. CONSECRATION AND PRESERVATION 15 1 Thessalonians v. 23, 24. III. APPROBATION AND BLESSING 27 2 Thessalonians ...... unblameable in holiness. The love for which he prays is to be expressed in holiness. The meaning of holiness throughout the Old and New Testaments is ...... between unblameable hearts and unblemished hearts. A little child ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 471

The Price Of A Soul

  [english | 1914]  

William Jennings Bryan


Summary: [The Price by Francis Lynde. The Price is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Francis Lynde is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Francis Lynde then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [philosophy | essays | religionDownloads: 356
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