Hilda Lessways

The story of Hilda's coming of age, her working experiences as a shorthand clerk and keeper of a lodging house in London and Brighton, her relationship with George Cannon that...

The Grand Babylon Hotel

The protagonists are an American millionaire, Theodore Racksole, and his daughter Nella. While staying at the supremely exclusive Grand Babylon Hotel, Nella asks for a steak and...

The Lion's Share

Audrey had just closed the safe in her father’s study when she was startled by a slight noise. She turned like a defensive animal to face danger. It had indeed occurred to her...

Mental Efficiency And Other Hints

No one is a worse guide to success than your typical successful man. He seldom understands the reasons of his own success; and when he is asked by a popular magazine to give his...

The Price Of Love

Rachel Fleckring falls in love with a family member of her employer, Mrs Maldon. Rachel's romance evolves and matures to recognise that her lover is not as perfect and honest as...

Lilian

Lilian, in dark blue office frock with an embroidered red line round the neck and detachable black wristlets that preserved the ends of the sleeves from dust and friction, sat...

Helen With The High Hand

In the Five Towns human nature is reported to be so hard that you can break stones on it. Yet sometimes it softens, and then we have one of our rare idylls of which we are very...

Journalism For Women: A Practical Guide

The secret significance of journalism: life (says the public) is dull. But good newspapers are a report of life, and good newspapers are not dull. A practical guide for those who...

The Pretty Lady

Christine, French prostitute, escapes from wartime Ostend and sets herself up in business in London. Though a refugee, she demands no pity; she is self-sufficient, practical and...

Anna Of The Five Towns

Anna Tellwright, daughter of a wealthy but miserly and dictatorial father, lives in the Potteries area of Staffordshire, England. Her activities are strictly controlled by the...

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