Biography: Mary Eleanor Wilkins (1852-1930) was born in Massachusetts and moved to New Jersey to marry Dr. Charles M. Freeman. A strict Congregationalist upbringing contributed religious themes to many of her novels. Wilkins first wrote for children, but is remembered for her short stories and novels such as A Humble Romance and Other Stories (1887) featuring local New England flavor. She was the first recipient of the William Dean Howells Medal in Fiction in 1926.

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  1. Doc Gordon
    Doc Gordon

    by Mary Eleanor Wilkins

    Doc Gordon
    by Mary Eleanor Wilkins

    Rating: 2.5/5 (69 votes cast)

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    Doc Gordon finds his small-town life disrupted when he becomes involved in a mystery. Together with his assistant, Dr. Elliot, a beautiful woman and her flirtatious daughter, he becomes entangled in a complicated plot.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  2. The Heart
    The Heart

    by Mary Eleanor Wilkins

    The Heart
    by Mary Eleanor Wilkins

    Rating: 2.7/5 (160 votes cast)

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    Master Wingfield, a tutor, is besotted with the young, feisty Mistress Mary Cavendish in this 17th century romance. He has been entranced by her charm and beauty since he was a lad of fourteen, and years later he is also taken with her courage in defending the family tobacco farm.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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