Hero and Leander

Hero and Leander: Or, the Lovers of the Hellespont. An Ancient Tragic Romance  Author: Unknown Publisher: Ann Lemoine and J. Roe Publication […]

The Commodore’s Daughter

Author: Benjamin Barker; Publication: 1847

Where one end is tied, another frays. With its twists and turns, this transatlantic tale recounts
heartbreak, love, desire, and greed.

Stories of the Ship

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1807

A collection of stories related to the sea and sailors, this chapbook includes humorous anecdotes as well as adventurous tales of heroic resilience.

The Last Man. A Romance in Futurity.

Author: Jean-Baptiste-François-Xavier Cousin de Grainville; Publication: 1806

In this novel, embark on a journey with the last inhabitants of the world as they navigate around the universe’s impending destruction.

Angelina

Author: Thomas Peckett Prest; Publication: 1841

A tale of murder, mystery, and forbidden love, this serialized novel of haunted ruins was published by Edward Lloyd.

The Unfortunate Daughter

Author: John Corry; Publication: 1803

In this novella set in England, a nobleman uses an all-female boarding school to seduce and subsequently elope a young woman, only to abandon her in France.

The Female Bluebeard

Author: Eugene Sue; Publication: 1845

In this Eugène Sue novel, the Female Bluebeard is believed to have killed her past three husbands and now has three lovers: a pirate captain, a hide dealer, and a cannibal.