Biography: Augusta Jane Evans Wilson (1835-1909) brought intelligent, educated female characters to the domestic, sentimental novels that were common during her time. An American Southerner and Confederate supporter, she wrote nine novels, including the well-known Beulah and St. Elmo. Her stories feature strong moral lessons in keeping with her conservative views.

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  1. Inez, A Tale of the Alamo
    Inez, A Tale of the Alamo

    by Augusta J. Evans

    Inez, A Tale of the Alamo
    by Augusta J. Evans

    Rating: 2.4/5 (219 votes cast)

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    Inez de Garcia is sixteen-year-old Mexican heiress with wealth in lands and beauty. She is also a stubborn girl. Although promised to marry her cousin Manuel Nevarro on her seventeenth birthday, she begs her father to break the engagement. When he won't, Inez takes matters into her own hands.

    Category: Western Romance

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  2. St. Elmo
    St. Elmo

    by Augusta J. Evans

    St. Elmo
    by Augusta J. Evans

    Rating: 2.5/5 (258 votes cast)

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    Although an orphan, Edna Earl grows up morally certain and spiritually confident. Her beliefs are challenged, however, when she meets St. Elmo Murray, who seems to be a sinner of no small substance. Edna will put all of her intelligence and persistence into helping this man turn his life around.

    Category: Inspirational Romance

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  3. Beulah
    Beulah
    by Augusta J. Evans

    Rating: 2.8/5 (236 votes cast)

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    A crisis of faith drives Beulah to seek spiritual alternatives to her Christianity. A fiery young woman, Beulah takes her spiritual search to great lengths, looking for the ultimate truth. This truth, for Beulah, cannot be found without also accepting the ultimate emotion, love.

    Categories: Inspirational Romance, Romance

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