Biography: James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) was an acclaimed American fantasy fiction writer whose works were extremely popular in the 1920s. Born and raised in Virginia, Cabell attended the College of William and Mary and later taught languages at the college. By 1901, his first stories appeared in national magazines and he went on to write over 50 books, many praised by fellow writers like H.L. Mencken and Sinclair Lewis. Known for comedy and controversy, the best-known of his works is Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice (1919), which was denounced at the time with charges of obscenity.

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  1. Domnei
    Domnei
    by James Branch Cabell

    Rating: 2.4/5 (240 votes cast)

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    Falsely accused of killing the king, Perion disguises himself as a count and falls in love with Lady Melicent, the true count's sister. She may be the only one who can save him when his ship is captured by the warlord Demetrios. Melicent even offers herself in exchange for her lover's freedom.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  2. The Line of Love
    The Line of Love

    by James Branch Cabell

    The Line of Love
    by James Branch Cabell

    Rating: 2.4/5 (79 votes cast)

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    The Line of Love is a romance that takes a humorous look at romances themselves. Through the eyes of lovers Florian de Puysange and Adelaide de la ForĂȘt, it celebrates and skewers the coincidences that lead lovers to one another, and the consequences of these unions through the ages.

    Category: Historical Romance

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