Biography: English author Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823-1901) was known for her tremendous productivity, sometimes publishing four books a year. Comfortable in many genres, she wrote novels, histories, textbooks, short stories, memoirs and religious instruction. Yonge penned her first book, Le Chateau de Melville, when she was only fifteen and went on to write copiously, including the highly-praised bestselling novel, The Heir of Redclyffe in 1853.

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  1. Love and Life
    Love and Life

    by Charlotte Mary Yonge

    Love and Life
    by Charlotte Mary Yonge

    Rating: 2.4/5 (188 votes cast)

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    Aurelia plays Psyche, Lady Belamour is Venus and Sir Amyas Belamour is Cupid in an 18th century retelling of the classic myth of love and soul. Sir Amyas falls in love with Aurelia before she even knows him, and her generosity leads the recluse out of his darkened rooms into the light of love.

    Categories: Inspirational Romance, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  2. The Heir of Redclyffe
    The Heir of Redclyffe

    by Charlotte Mary Yonge

    The Heir of Redclyffe
    by Charlotte Mary Yonge

    Rating: 2.3/5 (157 votes cast)

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    Guy Morville struggles against the evils of the world in this Victorian romance. Guy fights the demons that come along with a 19th century inheritance, title, and education, as well as his explosive temper. His love for his gentle wife Amy sees him through the fight for redemption.

    Category: Inspirational Romance

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  3. The Clever Woman of the Family
    The Clever Woman of the Family

    by Charlotte Mary Yonge

    The Clever Woman of the Family
    by Charlotte Mary Yonge

    Rating: 2.6/5 (195 votes cast)

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    Rachel Curtis is frustrated living the life of a Victorian English lady. At twenty-five, she sets out to make her mark, wreaking comic and tragic havoc along the way. Rachel dreams of teaching young minds the highest educational ideals, but instead becomes entangled in the dramas real life.

    Categories: Romance, Inspirational Romance

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  4. The Chaplet of Pearls
    The Chaplet of Pearls

    by Charlotte Mary Yonge

    The Chaplet of Pearls
    by Charlotte Mary Yonge

    Rating: 2.6/5 (99 votes cast)

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    Imagine a world of weddings arranged for very young children to join their families for political purposes. In 16th-century France, we join a tale of just such a baby-marriage. King Henri II presides over the union of two very young children, among the religious feuds of the times.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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