The Upas Tree, A Christmas Story for all the Year (FULL Audio Book) by Florence Louisa Barclay (1862 -- 1921) Ronald West has a brilliant idea for his next novel, but to do it right, he wants to spend the next six months tramping around central Africa to experience the setting first hand. His wife Helen fully supports his trip, but for the first time in their marriage, she refuses to go along herself. Ronnie is disappointed at her reticence, but plows ahead, planning to be back in England by Read more [...]
The Rosary by Florence Louisa Barclay (1862-1921) "The Rosary" is a beautiful love story. Gareth Dalmain falls in love with the Honorable Jane Champion. She loves him back, but does not trust his love, as is known to be a great lover of beauty, and she -- alas -- is very plain. Just as she decides to trust him, she receives news that he has been blinded in a hunting accident. She wants to go visit him, but he will not receive her, as he wants only her love -- not her pity. With the help of their Read more [...]