Biography: Amelia Edith Barr was born in England in 1831 but lived most of her adult life in America. She began her literary career writing religious articles, but by the early 1890s was achieving success as a romance novelist in New York. Over 50 years, she published more than 50 novels and novellas, as well as short stories, poems and essays.

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  1. A Knight of the Nets
    A Knight of the Nets
    by Amelia Edith Barr

    Rating: 2.5/5 (83 votes cast)

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    Young Sophy longs to leave the tiny fishing village of Pittendurie, so isolated from the world, with its small cottages hidden amidst the rocks. She must leave behind her childhood sweetheart, Andrew. Heartbroken, he turns to Christina for comfort, not knowing where this path will ultimately lead.

    Category: Historical Romance

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  2. A Daughter of Fife
    A Daughter of Fife

    by Amelia Edith Barr

    A Daughter of Fife
    by Amelia Edith Barr

    Rating: 2.6/5 (127 votes cast)

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    Maggie, a simple Scottish fisher-girl, finds herself pursued by a passionate young artist in this romantic story. While Maggie breaks with the family fishing tradition with Allen, her brother David also leaves the nets behind for a very different career. The next generation will be different.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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