The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel is the first novel in a series of historical fiction by Baroness Orczy, The novel is set during the Reign of Terror following the fthe French Revolution. The...

The Scarlet Pimpernel

"They seek him here... they seek him there..."It is the bloody height of the French Revolution. Men, women and children are put to death under the blade of the remorseless...

B. J. Harrison Reads A Question Of Passports

The Porte Montmartre is under citizen Bibot’s command and he is determined not to let anybody escape. When he finds out that Scarlet Pimpernel is planning his next rescue...

The Scarlet Pimpernel

With the Reign of Terror at its peak, and the death toll mounting, France’s violent revolutionists suddenly find themselves frustrated by a mysterious vigilante. Known as the...

The Scarlet Pimpernel

The French Revolution is at the height of its fury. Daily, hundreds of aristocratic heads fall from the guillotine. Emotions run high, and anyone suspected of sympathy toward the...

A Christmas Tragedy

A short story from British Library Crime Classic The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories. A Christmas Eve party at Clevere Hall ends in tragedy when the host is found stabbed...

B. J. Harrison Reads The Scarlet Pimpernel

The "League of the Scarlet Pimpernel" is a secret society made up of twenty English aristocrats. The commander is the so-called "Scarlet Pimpernel" but almost nobody knows his...

The Scarlet Pimpernel The Scarlet Pimpernel, Book 1

Paris: September 1792. At the West Barricade, the bloody guillotine continues her ghastly work. And word has gotten round that the mischievous Englishman who delights at ferrying...

The Scarlet Pimpernel

Paris, 1792 and the French Revolution. The guillotine claims lives each day. But working in ever-changing disguise is the Scarlet Pimpernel and his band of meddlesome Englishmen.

Castles In The Air

Short story collection.Mr. Hector Ratichon—onetime aide to Robespierre and confidant of Napoleon Bonaparte—is a rascal and rogue of the highest order. Nevertheless,...

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