Biography: Englishman Edward Bulwer Lytton (1803-1873) coined well-known phrases like: It was a dark and stormy night; and The pen is mighter than the sword. Known for his highly embellished style, Lord Lytton penned poetry, novels and plays with themes of the occult or supernatural. He counted Charles Dickens among his literary friends. Also a member of Parliament, Lord Lytton joined the peerage as Baron Lytton in 1866.

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  1. Alice, or, The Mysteries
    Alice, or, The Mysteries

    by Edward Bulwer Lytton

    Alice, or, The Mysteries
    by Edward Bulwer Lytton

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    A young woman, escaped from her criminally-minded father, finds kindness in Ernest Maltravers. During their brief time together, Alice and Ernest fall in love, only to be separated by a kidnapping. The mysteries include how how the two will find each other and the strange role of the supernatural.

    Categories: Romantic Suspense, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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