Biography: A native of Kentucky, Charles Neville Buck grew up near Lexington in the late 1800s. Well-educated, Buck held a Bachelor of Arts and a law degree from the University of Louisville. He also attended the Cincinnati Academy of Arts, and became a cartoonist and editorial writer for the Louisville Evening Post before turning to the romantic adventure novels he is known for. His most popular novel, The Call of the Cumberlands (1913) takes place in the mountain landscape Buck knew so well.

Books published by author:


  1. The Lighted Match
    The Lighted Match

    by Charles Neville Buck

    The Lighted Match
    by Charles Neville Buck

    Rating: 2.6/5 (261 votes cast)

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    Traveling in disguise, a beautiful princess travels through the United States and finds herself falling in love with an American man. Though bound to another across the water, she struggles to free herself to be with her true love in America.

    Categories: Romance, Western, Western Romance

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  2. The Call of the Cumberlands
    The Call of the Cumberlands

    by Charles Neville Buck

    The Call of the Cumberlands
    by Charles Neville Buck

    Rating: 2.5/5 (105 votes cast)

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    A rough, fighting mountaineer, Samson South leaves his family, his sweetheart and the majestic hills of his Kentucky homeland to follow his dream of becoming a painter in the city. His adventures shape him into an educated urban artist, yet he cannot resist the call to return to the Cumberlands.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romance

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