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  1. The Rescue: A Romance of the Shallows
    The Rescue: A Romance of the Shallows

    by Joseph Conrad

    The Rescue: A Romance of the Shallows
    by Joseph Conrad

    Rating: 2.2/5 (163 votes cast)

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    Emotionally and physically stranded, Captain Tom Lingard finds himself, his English yacht, and his passengers at the mercy of a dishonorable Malayan prince and his subjects. Only one woman understands the dilemma facing the captain -- to save his white passengers, or sacrifice them to the natives.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  2. The Maids of Paradise
    The Maids of Paradise

    by Robert W. Chambers

    The Maids of Paradise
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.2/5 (105 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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  3. The Law and the Lady
    The Law and the Lady
    by Wilkie Collins

    Rating: 2.3/5 (179 votes cast)

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    New bride Valeria soon suspects her husband Eustace Woodville of having a secret past and a false identity. When she discovers he has been tried for poisoning his first wife, she is shocked, but convinced he is innocent. Valeria turns detective to uncover the truth and clear his name.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  4. The Oakdale Affair
    The Oakdale Affair
    by Edgar Rice Burroughs

    Rating: 2.3/5 (179 votes cast)

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    The town of Oakdale is plagued by a jewel thief, and a young girl has disappeared. Following on the heels of Mucker hero Billy Byrne, his best friend Bridge tackles the mystery of the kidnapping and robbery amidst the economic and social ruin of post-World War I America.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  5. The Valley of the Silent Men
    The Valley of the Silent Men

    by James Oliver Curwood

    The Valley of the Silent Men
    by James Oliver Curwood

    Rating: 2.3/5 (203 votes cast)

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    Canadian trapper Sergeant Kent turns from hunter to hunted when he is wrongly accused of murder. He flees along the cold Northern rivers with a mysterious girl who laughs at him but hides her own secrets. Together they make their way through the wilds to the Valley of Silent Men.

    Categories: Romantic Suspense, Western Romance

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  6. In Secret
    In Secret
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.3/5 (217 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: Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  7. The Black Tulip
    The Black Tulip
    by Alexandre Dumas, pere

    Rating: 2.3/5 (216 votes cast)

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    Flowers for the lady? When Cornelius van Baerle seeks to grow a rare black tulip he takes the notion to a new height. Originally grown for its beauty, the black blossom is worth a fortune in a contest held in the Netherlands. For Cornelius, the promise of wealth pales before his love for Rosa.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  8. 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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  9. Martin Conisby
    Martin Conisby

    by Jeffery Farnol

    Martin Conisby
    by Jeffery Farnol

    Rating: 2.3/5 (188 votes cast)

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    Martin Conisby has drifted away from his true love in the conclusion to Black Bartelmy's Treasure. His need to avenge his father's death carries him to a pirate-filled sea, the Central American jungles, and many a chivalric battle. He needs to find his way back home, to his love, and to himself.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  10. Diane of the Green Van
    Diane of the Green Van

    by Leona Dalrymple

    Diane of the Green Van
    by Leona Dalrymple

    Rating: 2.3/5 (195 votes cast)

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    Who is Diane Westfall? An heiress, the daughter of a Seminole Indian woman, and a nature lover. Is she also in line to the throne of Houdania? Cousin Carl would rather she was royal so he might inherit the Westfall fortune. But her sweetheart Philip wants to be with Diane whatever the outcome.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense

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