Biography: Syracuse, NY reporter turned novelist and screenwriter, Harold MacGrath (1871-1932) published his first romance novel, Arms and the Woman, in 1899. Several more bestselling romance, adventure and mystery novels followed, including Half a Rogue (1906) and A Splendid Hazard (1910). MacGrath's screenplays include The Drums of Jeopardy, released in 1923.

Books published by author:


  1. The Princess Elopes
    The Princess Elopes
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.5/5 (22 votes cast)

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    This is an enchanting little story about a princess who refuses to marry a man old enough to be her grandfather. A mock marriage with someone else does not delay the arranged marriage. Then, she meets and falls in love with a mysterious, handsome stranger. Is he the answer to her marriage problems?

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  2. The Goose Girl
    The Goose Girl
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.5/5 (280 votes cast)

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    The Grand Duke's daughter is missing from the imaginary realm of Ehrenstein, and he suspects evildoing by the neighboring Jugendheit. Just when he is considering war, the peasant girl Gretchen comes to Ehrenstein and stuns all with her educated ways. Uncovering the goose girl's true identity is key.

    Categories: Romantic Suspense, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  3. Hearts and Masks
    Hearts and Masks

    by Harold MacGrath

    Hearts and Masks
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.6/5 (213 votes cast)

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    Twenty-year-old Alice takes on a new identity to fight her boredom while living at the country estate of her uncle. Along comes a famous author, also hiding his true identity. When the two meet at a masquerade ball, who will be the first to raise the mask and reveal the truth?

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  4. The Place of Honeymoons
    The Place of Honeymoons

    by Harold MacGrath

    The Place of Honeymoons
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.7/5 (269 votes cast)

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    Opera star Nora Harrigan is a success on the stage, and enjoys the attentions of many suitors, including Edward Courtlandt and Herr Rosen. Things turn dark when Nora is abducted and accuses one of them of arranging the deed. Or is Nora's rival in song and love, Flora Desimone, somehow responsible?

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  5. The Voice in the Fog
    The Voice in the Fog

    by Harold MacGrath

    The Voice in the Fog
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.7/5 (283 votes cast)

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    The London fog can hide a lot of things, including the thief who has stolen a sapphire necklace from Kitty Killigrew. She has heard parts of a conversation in the mist, however, that might simplify solving the case but complicate her new romantic interest.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  6. The Grey Cloak
    The Grey Cloak

    by Harold MacGrath

    The Grey Cloak
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.6/5 (246 votes cast)

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    The masked man in the grey cloak is a mystery ... is he the man who killed the Comte? Or is he among the gentlemen courting the beautiful new widow? Either way he faces dramatic challenges at swordpoint in this swashbuckling romantic adventure.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  7. The Pagan Madonna
    The Pagan Madonna

    by Harold MacGrath

    The Pagan Madonna
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.5/5 (211 votes cast)

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    Jane Norman, a Red Cross nurse from America, comes to Shanghai by chance, under the spell of fate. In China and on the sea, Jane wears beautiful beads with a mysterious past that captures the attention of romantic rivals and plotting pirates alike, taking Jane on the adventure of her life.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  8. The Drums of Jeopardy
    The Drums of Jeopardy
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.4/5 (199 votes cast)

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    Love, adventure, villainous Bolsheviks and a cursed necklace with two magnificent emeralds all come together into a melodramatic romantic mystery novel.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romantic Suspense

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  9. Arms and the Woman
    Arms and the Woman

    by Harold MacGrath

    Arms and the Woman
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.5/5 (118 votes cast)

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    Young newspaper reporter John Winthrop's luck needs to change. He suffers a double loss of love and money that shocks him, but not as much as the reversals of fortune to come. Romance and riches may find him yet in this 19th century romance.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  10. The Adventures of Kathlyn
    The Adventures of Kathlyn

    by Harold MacGrath

    The Adventures of Kathlyn
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.6/5 (126 votes cast)

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    A romance cliffhanger tells the story of a young woman who gets captured by a handsome villain and caught up in a search for jewels after traveling to India with her family - the first of several perils she has to endure. The novel was one of the first cliffhanger style novels which was made into a serial-style film.

    Categories: Romance, Romantic Suspense

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