Biography: English novelist John Jeffery Farnol (1878-1952) was known for his Regency romances and swashbuckling pirate stories. Self-educated, Farnol was also a landscape painter, wood carver, and fencer. He wrote over 40 novels including The Broad Highway (1910).

Books published by author:


  1. Martin Conisby
    Martin Conisby

    by Jeffery Farnol

    Martin Conisby
    by Jeffery Farnol

    Rating: 2.3/5 (188 votes cast)

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    Martin Conisby has drifted away from his true love in the conclusion to Black Bartelmy's Treasure. His need to avenge his father's death carries him to a pirate-filled sea, the Central American jungles, and many a chivalric battle. He needs to find his way back home, to his love, and to himself.

    Categories: Romantic Suspense, Historical Romance

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  2. Black Bartlemys Treasure
    Black Bartlemys Treasure

    by Jeffery Farnol

    Black Bartlemys Treasure
    by Jeffery Farnol

    Rating: 2.3/5 (192 votes cast)

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    Broken by years of slavery at sea and the death of his father, Martin Conisby returns to England seeking revenge. Once home, he is swept into adventures, from saving the beautiful Lady Jane Brandon from kidnapping to following the trail to treasure said to have been left by pirate Black Bartelmy.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  3. The Honourable Mr. Tawnish
    The Honourable Mr. Tawnish
    by Jeffery Farnol

    Rating: 2.4/5 (292 votes cast)

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    A fashionable London gentleman, Horatio Tawnish seeks the hand of the daughter of Sir John Chester, who has nothing but disdain for Mr. Tawnish. Tawnish must overcome his reputation as an effeminate dandy if he is to win the woman he loves.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Regency Romance

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  4. Beltane the Smith
    Beltane the Smith

    by Jeffery Farnol

    Beltane the Smith
    by Jeffery Farnol

    Rating: 2.4/5 (244 votes cast)

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    Growing up isolated among hermits, young Beltane has a lot to learn about the world. His education begins when a stranger comes to the woods offering sword and horse lessons to the young man. Still, will he be ready when Lady Helen of Mortain rides through and catches his eye?

    Categories: Regency Romance, Historical Romance

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  5. The Broad Highway
    The Broad Highway
    by Jeffery Farnol

    Rating: 2.6/5 (148 votes cast)

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    This is Romance with a capital R. The Broad Highway has romantic language, passionate characters, and swashbuckling adventures on the open road. Classic characters include the hero and his lady, the Tinker, the Ancient, and Black George, the smith. Farnol's first novel was an instant success.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  6. The Amateur Gentleman
    The Amateur Gentleman

    by Jeffery Farnol

    The Amateur Gentleman
    by Jeffery Farnol

    Rating: 2.5/5 (256 votes cast)

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    Fortune has found young English innkeeper Barnabas. As he works his way into London high society, he also embarks on a romance with a Lady. Adventures keep Barnabas busy, with thrills like high stakes horse-racing in this Regency romance.

    Categories: Romance, Regency Romance

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