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Nero

Read by Deon Gines


Jacob Abbott


Nero tells the life story of one of the most infamous of Roman Emperors. - Summary by Deon Gines

The Heart of Mid-Lothian

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Sir Walter Scott


An historical novel set in Scotland in 1736, involving a riot and surrounding drama. - Summary by Deon Gines

Cyrus the Great

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Jacob Abbott


This history is the story of Cyrus, the founder of the Persian Empire, sixth century BC. - Summary by Deon Gines

Xerxes, Makers of History

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Jacob Abbott


This history covers the years of Xerxes' years as ruler of the Persian empire and invasion of Greece. - Summary by Deon Gines

The Surgeon's Daughter

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Sir Walter Scott


The Surgeon's Daughter is an historical novel, originally part of the Chronicles of the Canongate stories, later published on its own, in 18…

Quentin Durward

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Sir Walter Scott


Quentin Durward is a historical novel set in the mid-1400's. The main character is a Scottish archer serving French King Louis XI, another m…

Beau Brocade

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Baroness Emma Orczy


Beau Brocade is a historical fiction set in England in the early 1700's. The hero Beau is a wanted highwayman, who takes from the rich to h…

Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

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Sir Walter Scott


A series of letters written by Scott on the history of witchcraft and other supernatural events in England and other locations. He documents…

The Pirate

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Sir Walter Scott


The Pirate is set in the island of Shetland in the late 1600s, and is a historical novel based on the life of John Gow, Captain Cleveland in…

Pyrrhus

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Jacob Abbott


This history concerns Pyrrhus, king of Epirus, BC 336-321. Pyrrhus was a world renowned soldier, leader, and conqueror of Macedon and Italy,…

Redgauntlet

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Sir Walter Scott


Redgauntlet is an historical novel about a fictitious third Jacobite rebellion. It takes place mostly in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, in 1765. I…

Old Mortality

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Sir Walter Scott


Old Mortality is part of the Waverley series by Walter Scott. Set in southwest Scotland in the late 1600s, during the period of the Covenant…

Peveril of the Peak

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Sir Walter Scott


Peveril is one of Scott's Waverley novels series. It is a historical novel set in 1678 in England, and tells a story of the Popish Plot. P…

Leatherface: A Tale of Old Flanders

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Baroness Emma Orczy


A romantic, political adventure story set in the late 1500's, during the Spanish rule over the Netherlands, in the city of Ghent. Leatherfac…

Anne of Geierstein, Volume 1

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Sir Walter Scott


Anne of Geierstein, or The Maiden of the Mist (1829) is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. It is set in Central Europe, mainly in Switzerland, sho…

The Bronze Eagle: A Story of the Hundred Days

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Baroness Emma Orczy


The Bronze Eagle is a romantic historical novel which takes place during the return of Napoleon and his attempt to reestablish his Empire. T…

The Nest of the Sparrowhawk: A Romance of the XVIIth Century

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Baroness Emma Orczy


This historical novel takes place in Kent in 1657, and focuses on a local nobleman who stops at nothing to gain wealth, and his ward who is …

Anne of Geierstein, Volume 2

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Sir Walter Scott


Anne of Geierstein, or The Maiden of the Mist (1829) is an adventure and romance novel by Sir Walter Scott. It is set in Central Europe, mai…

Munachar and Manachar - Donald and his Neighbours

In Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry

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William Butler Yeats


This is a collection of Fairy and Folk tales. The poet William Butler Yeats collected them from around the Western part of Ireland and trans…

The Eaglets in the City

In The Dove in the Eagle's Nest

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Charlotte Mary Yonge


Christina is an ordinary girl who lives with her aunt and uncle. Life is normal until one day when her father appears and plans to take Chri…

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