Biography: An American artist and prolific author, Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933) wrote stories to thrill, in many genres. Talented with historical romance, horror, science fiction and fantasy, Chambers penned stories that make readers wonder. Popular books include The King In Yellow (1895), which influenced the weird tales of fellow writer H.P. Lovecraft.

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  1. Lorraine, A Romance
    Lorraine, A Romance
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.2/5 (161 votes cast)

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    Lorraine is the twofold tale of a young woman and her country. Lorraine is coming of age during dramatic years of war in France. Her growth, conflicts, and eventual renewal are reflected in the struggle of a country fighting for its independence. France, and Lorraine, will never be the same.

    Category: Historical Romance

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  2. The Fighting Chance
    The Fighting Chance
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.4/5 (161 votes cast)

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    The battle of the bottle has nearly undone the high-society world of Stephen Siward. When young Sylvia Landis enters his life, he thinks he may yet have a chance redeem himself. Sylvia herself, however, is not without challenges, including her unwelcome engagement to the wealthy Howard Quarrier.

    Category: Historical Romance

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  3. In Secret
    In Secret
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.3/5 (215 votes cast)

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    Miss Evelyn Erith has many resources, including a mansion, a chauffeur and a butler. But her most impressive asset is her mind, as she has a talent for cryptography. As a secret agent, she also falls into a secret romance in the forests of Switzerland at the beginning of World War I.

    Categories: Romantic Suspense, Historical Romance

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  4. The Reckoning
    The Reckoning

    by Robert W. Chambers

    The Reckoning
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.2/5 (102 votes cast)

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    Return to a time when the streets of New York were traveled on horseback during the Revolutionary War. The 4th novel in a series, The Reckoning follows the passions of Lady Elsin Grey and Carus Renault amidst the battles of frontiersmen, Continental troops, and Iroquois.

    Category: Historical Romance

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  5. The Flaming Jewel
    The Flaming Jewel

    by Robert W. Chambers

    The Flaming Jewel
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.3/5 (113 votes cast)

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    Former army man Jim Darragh is up against international jewel thieves and American rum-runners in the quest for the famous jewels that were once the property of the Grand Duchess of Estonia, Theodorica. If he can restore them to her, he may win romantic rewards as well.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  6. The Maids of Paradise
    The Maids of Paradise

    by Robert W. Chambers

    The Maids of Paradise
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.3/5 (104 votes cast)

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    Under the French circus tent, the Maids of Paradise dive like mermaids into water below. The acrobatics hint at the drama awaiting American investigator Mr. Scarlett, and his love, the Countess de Vassart. While a real war rages on outside, battles of love and strength are fought in the circus ring.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  7. In Search of the Unknown
    In Search of the Unknown

    by Robert W. Chambers

    In Search of the Unknown
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.5/5 (201 votes cast)

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    Looking for lost species leads an adventurer to discover strange animals from men with gills to invisible predators. Stranger still may be the passions exchanged between the people who pursue these unknown creatures of the past.

    Categories: Fantasy & Paranormal Romance, Romance

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  8. The Dark Star
    The Dark Star

    by Robert W. Chambers

    The Dark Star
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.4/5 (131 votes cast)

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    German and Turkish Secret Service agents seek the lost plans of Gallipoli, and find their quest foiled by pretty Ruhannah Carew. She is called a child of the Dark Star, preordained to a life of adventure. Charming Jim Neeland helps her to outwit the agents who seek something held only by Ruhanna.

    Categories: Romantic Suspense, Romance

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  9. Alisa Paige - A Book Sample
    Alisa Paige - A Book Sample
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.2/5 (257 votes cast)

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    Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, Chambers brings all of the fiery passion of wartime back to the homefront in this historical romance. We move between New York and Virginia as a young soldier strives to do his duty on the battlefront and keep love alive with rich widow Ailsa Paige back home.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  10. Between Friends
    Between Friends

    by Robert W. Chambers

    Between Friends
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.5/5 (110 votes cast)

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    What secrets are held between friends? Drene, a dramatic, moody sculptor, shares many secrets with his childhood friend, Graylock. Women wed and wooed, death courted and shunned, sanity doubted and restored, these are all part of the dramas between the lifelong friends and sometimes enemies. And to think it all starts when a woman comes between friends.

    Categories: Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  11. Blue-Bird Weather
    Blue-Bird Weather

    by Robert W Chambers

    Blue-Bird Weather
    by Robert W Chambers

    Rating: 2.5/5 (116 votes cast)

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    City man meets country woman and sparks fly in this romance novella set on Chesapeake Bay during blue-bird weather, that delightful reprieve from endless winter, also known as the January thaw. Urban gentleman John Marche goes to New England expecting to go duck-hunting, but finds himself hunted by love as well.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romance

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  12. Athalie
    Athalie

    by Robert W Chambers

    Athalie
    by Robert W Chambers

    Rating: 2.6/5 (284 votes cast)

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    Many children have imaginary friends, but Athalie is different. Her invisible childhood playmates are not necessarily imaginary. Athalie sees things others do not see. This gift takes her to places others have never imagined in this fantasy novel.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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