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Here you can find free books in the category: Short Story. Read online or download Short Story eBooks for free. Browse through our eBooks while discovering great authors and exciting books.


Hunter Quatermain's Story
H. Rider Haggard Hunter Quatermain's Story
  • English
  • 6804 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (/ˈhæɡərd/; 22 June 1856 – 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre.

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The Damsel and the Sage A Woman's Whimsies
Elinor Glyn The Damsel and the Sage A Woman's Whimsies
  • English
  • 6564 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 1
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Elinor Glyn, née Sutherland (b. 17 October 1864 – d. 23 September 1943), was a British novelist and scriptwriter who specialised in romantic fiction which was considered scandalous for its time. She popularized the concept of It. Although her works are relatively tame by mo... Read more...

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Wizard
Laurence Mark Janifer Wizard
  • English
  • 7423 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Laurence M. Janifer (March 17, 1933 - July 10, 2002) was an American science fiction author, with a career spanning over 50 years. Janifer was born in Brooklyn, New York with the surname of Harris, but in 1963 took the original surname of his Polish grandfather.

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The Siege of the Seven Suitors
Meredith Nicholson The Siege of the Seven Suitors
  • English
  • 82671 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Meredith Nicholson (December 9, 1866 – December 22, 1947) was a best-selling author from Indiana, United States, a politician, and a diplomat.Nicholson was born on December 9, 1866 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, to Edward Willis Nicholson and the former Emily Meredith. Largely... Read more...

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The Story of the Raising and Organization of a Regiment of Volunteers in 1862
Ellis Spear The Story of the Raising and Organization of a Regiment of Volunteers in 1862

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the District of Columbia, War Papers 46

  • English
  • 4259 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Spear was born in 1834 in Warren, Maine where he grew up on his family's farm and attended a Presbyterian church Sunday School. Spear received his higher education at Bowdoin College, graduating in 1858.

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Average Americans
Theodore Roosevelt Average Americans
  • English
  • 46477 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 1
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Theodore D. Roosevelt (sometimes called "Teddy", October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909). He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as w... Read more...

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The Tale of Jimmy Rabbit
Arthur Scott Bailey The Tale of Jimmy Rabbit

Sleepy-TimeTales

  • English
  • 13074 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Arthur Scott Bailey (1877 – 1949) was an American writer. He was the author of more than forty children's books. He was born on November 15, 1877, in St. Albans, Vermont, United States, the second child of Winfield Scott Bailey and Harriet Sarah Goodhue (a girl, Ellen was born in 1876).

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Captured at Tripoli
Percy F. Westerman Captured at Tripoli

A Tale of Adventure

  • English
  • 44624 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Percy Francis Westerman (1876 – 22 February 1959) was a prolific author of children's literature, many of his books adventures with military and naval themes.

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Educational Toys Consisting Chiefly of Coping-Saw Problems for Children in School and the Home
Louis C. Petersen Educational Toys Consisting Chiefly of Coping-Saw Problems for Children in School and the Home
  • English
  • 14010 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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The bow drill is useful for drilling small holes in wood, and may easily be made by a child. First, procure an ordinary thread spool. Push a round stick six inches long thru the hole with a tight fit. Shape the top of the stick to a point (Fig. 3). Drive a nail into the other end of the stick.

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Stories By English Authors: Ireland
Various . Stories By English Authors: Ireland
  • English
  • 38763 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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A certain old gentleman in the west of Ireland, whose love of the ridiculous quite equalled his taste for claret and fox-hunting, was wont, upon festive occasions, when opportunity offered, to amuse his friends by DRAWING OUT one of his servants,

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