Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Hawthorne
Biography: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a celebrated American novelist and short-story writer whose tales explore moral and spiritual conflicts. Known today for his masterpiece of Puritan New England, The Scarlet Letter (1850), Hawthorne also wrote myths for children, a biography of Franklin Pierce, and many acclaimed short stories. Among his literary acquaintances were Emerson and Melville.

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  1. The Marble Faun Volume 2
    The Marble Faun Volume 2
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Rating: 2.5/5 (183 votes cast)

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    Volume 2 of The Marble Faun continues in the fantasy-filled world of Miriam, Hilda, Kenyon and Donatello as they unravel mythical mysteries and romantic rivalries in 19th century Italy.

    Categories: Romance, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  2. The Marble Faun Volume 1
    The Marble Faun Volume 1
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Rating: 2.5/5 (192 votes cast)

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    Enter a fantasy world with characters of mythic proportions. Miriam is an otherworldly beauty and a painter. Donatello, the Count of Monti Beni, may be only half human. Along with sculptor Kenyon and copyist Hilda, the quartet takes us on a romantic trip through 19th century Italy.

    Categories: Romance, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  3. The House of the Seven Gables
    The House of the Seven Gables
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Rating: 2.6/5 (285 votes cast)

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    Pyncheon House, a 19th-century New England mansion, is beset with problems. Accusations of witchcraft are in the air, and a relative is soon to return from prison. But here comes the country cousin Phoebe, to raise their spirits and embark on a romance with the mysterious lodger Holgrave.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Historical Romance

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  4. The Scarlet Letter
    The Scarlet Letter

    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The Scarlet Letter
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Rating: 2.9/5 (444 votes cast)

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    Hester Prynn carries with her a mark signifying adultery, a true sin in 17th century Puritan Boston. The red letter A on her clothing brings public shame, but she will not name the father of her daughter, Pearl, no matter the threat to her own reputation and her life.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Historical Romance

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  5. The Blithedale Romance
    The Blithedale Romance

    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The Blithedale Romance
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Rating: 2.3/5 (114 votes cast)

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    When the exotic Zenobia and gentle Priscilla both fall in love with social reformer Hollingsworth, personal philosophies and passions are explored, discarded, and re-examined. Based on his own experience in communal living at Brook Farm, Hawthorne has poet Miles Coverdale tell the story.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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