The Horrors of the Secluded Castle

The Horrors of the Secluded Castle: Or Virtue Triumphant; Containing an Interesting Narrative of the Captivity of Anna, the Fair Orphan: Including […]

The Royal and Noble Lovers

The Royal and Noble Lovers: Or, the History of the Great Earl of Essex and Queen Elizabeth Author: UnknownPublisher: Ann Lemoine and […]

The Adventures of Capt. Duncan

Author: Mary Anne Radcliffe; Publication: 1802

Published under mysterious circumstances, this chapbook tracks a captain’s journey outside of England across land and sea.

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.

Tales of the Passions: Jealousy

Author: George Moore; Publication: 1811

In this English novel, an envious husband wreaks havoc until finally learning to trust his family and control his passions.

Roxalana

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1806

In this chapbook—one of multiple versions of this tale—set in the Ottoman era, a tragic story unfolds involving family disputes and an undying jealousy leading to a family’s demise.