Pearl of Pearl Island

Cover image for

Download


Author: John Oxenham (William Arthur Dunkerley)
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 69,707 / 203 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 785
Added to site: 2005.03.05
mnybks.net#: 9921
Genre: Romance

Set on Sark Island.

Show Excerpt

you up?" asked Lady Elspeth. "He is very good company, I am told."

"Oh, Charles is excellent company. If we didn't see him now and again the house would be like a tomb. But he's not there all the time, and we have relapses. He has his own rooms elsewhere, you know. And I'm really not surprised. It taxes even him to lighten the deadly dulness of Melgrave Square."

"It must be a great comfort to Mrs. Pixley to have you with her, my dear."

"I can't make up for all she lacks in other directions," said Margaret, with a shake of the head. "I get quite angry with Uncle Jeremiah sometimes. He is so--so absorbed in benefiting other people that he--Well, you can understand how delightful it is to be able to run in here and find the sun always shining."

"Thank you, my dear," said Lady Elspeth, with a twinkle in the brown eyes. "Some people carry their own sunshine with them wherever they go."

"And some people decidedly don't," said Margaret, who was evidently suffering from some unusual exhibition of Pixle

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Pearl of Pearl Island by John Oxenham - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Pearl of Pearl Island by John Oxenham - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Pearl of Pearl Island by John Oxenham - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Pearl of Pearl Island by John Oxenham - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Pearl of Pearl Island by John Oxenham - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Pearl of Pearl Island by John Oxenham - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Fearsome
by S.A. Wolfe
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Emma
by Jane Austen
A Woman Named Smith
by Marie Conway Oemler
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
A Poor Wise Man
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Ayala's Angel
by Anthony Trollope
'Smiles'
by Eliot H. Robinson
All For Love
by John Dryden
Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontė

See more popular titles from this genre.