Biography: A women's rights activist ahead of her time, Mary Johnston (1870-1936) was a successful American novelist. Combining romance and history, Johnston wrote of colonial Virginia, the French Revolution and 19th century politics. Her best-known and exceptionally popular work was To Have and to Hold (1900), which was adapted to film.

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  1. To Have and To Hold
    To Have and To Hold
    by Mary Johnston

    Rating: 2.8/5 (181 votes cast)

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    The most popular novel by Mary Johnston, jump into this classic and experience what Percy has to go through to win the heart of Joecyln after he buys her as his wife, even as she is promised to someone else. Escape, adventure, sword fighting, pirates, cunning Indians, kidnapping - and true love.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  2. Audrey
    Audrey
    by Mary Johnston

    Rating: 1.9/5 (208 votes cast)

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    Into an idyllic scene of a daydreaming child in a sunlit Virginia valley comes a warning. Strangers are approaching the isolated hollow on horseback, bringing war and love, life and death to the once peaceful glen. Mary Johnston's Audrey was a bestselling novel in 1902 and was applauded by critics in the New York Times.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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