Biography: English author Robert Smythe Hichens (1864-1950) was a prolific writer in several genres. Educated at Clifton College, the Royal College of Music, and the London School of Journalism, Hichens used his varied skills to write lyrics for music, stories, plays, novels and satires. He is remembered for his satire on Oscar Wilde, The Green Carnation (1894) and novels that became films, such as The Garden of Allah (1904).

Books published by author:


  1. Bella Donna
    Bella Donna

    by Robert Smythe Hichens

    Bella Donna
    by Robert Smythe Hichens

    Rating: 2.1/5 (172 votes cast)

    Comments

    A British Egyptologist is beside himself when he learns his wife has had an affair with an Egyptian man. Will his jealousy drive him to murder? Will hiding her passions lead his wife to commit a similar crime? Recipes for poisons are on every mind in this whodunit with a love-triangle twist.

    Categories: Romance, Romantic Suspense

    Read
  2. The Call of the Blood
    The Call of the Blood

    by Robert Smythe Hichens

    The Call of the Blood
    by Robert Smythe Hichens

    Rating: 2.8/5 (111 votes cast)

    Comments

    The honeymoon period is brief for newlyweds Hermione and Maurice when the new bride is called to the bedside of a dying friend, leaving her young, handsome husband home alone. Meanwhile, Maurice meets Maddalena, a peasant girl he cannot resist. In all of his hot-blooded passion, he has not predicted the dramatic reaction of Maddalena's family. Imagine the scene when the older, intellectual Hermione returns.

    Category: Romance

    Read