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Adair, Cecil pseudonym. Dare, Evelyn pseudonym. London, England, UK. Madeira, Portugal. Albury, Surrey, England, UK. Bedford College. Royal Academy of Music. Green, Mary Anne Everett mother. She was educated at home by her parents to the age of 12 and at Mrs. Bolton's Gower Street Preparatory School. She won a scholarship to attend Bedford College of the University of London during the year , during which time she wrote her first novel, Tom Tempest's Victory. She also attended the Royal Academy of Music for two years and worked as a nurse in a London hospital.
Her brother Robert, a young engineer, died in , ending her plans to go to India with him, and she devoted herself to her writing, teaching and nursing. Tom Tempest's Victory was published in Early in her career, she wrote mostly moral tales, but eventually turned more and more to historical fiction for young people -- including adventure stories for boys -- and then romance novels for adults.
She was a prolific author who produced about books, about of them published under her own name, and others under pen names including Cecil Adair and Evelyn Dare. She was one of the most popular writers of her day.
Star of Mercia. Blanche Devereux. The Betrothed. William Harrison Ainsworth. Robert B.
The Caged Lion. Charlotte Yonge. Gaston De Blondeville.
Ann Radcliffe. Brian Fitz-Count. Augustine David Crake. The Poetical Works. The Lady of the Lake.
Walter Scot. The Fortunes Of Perkin Warbeck.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Charles S. Hero Myths and Legends of the British.
Maud Ebbutt. Andrew Lang: The Complete Works. Breton Legends: Translated from the French. Anon E. Privy Seal, His Last Venture.
Grisly Grisell. Charlotte M. Traditions of Lancashire Volume I. John Roby. Matilda Maria Blake.
Traditions of Lancashire Volume II. Ivanhoe and Other Novels. Reverend Augustine David Crake. A Clerk of Oxford. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Stories from History. Agnes Strickland. Works of John Roby.
Leofric had been the pet of the Monastery from his childhood. I have no fortune. But let us once get to Oxford, good comrade, and we shall soon learn all this, and many another thing besides. Milan, E. Fowler Smith Geo.
The Edward Bulwer-Lytton Collection. Edward Bulwer-Lytton. With the Black Prince. William Osborn Stoddard. William Shakespeare As He Lived. Henry Curling. Henry William Herbert.
Bothwell [Christmas Summary Classics]. James Grant. The Days Of Bruce Vol 1. Grace Aguilar. The Lay of the Last Minstrel. The Knights of England, France, and Scotland. Matthew Weld Hartstonge. The Lord of Dynevor. One of The Six Hundred. Archaeologist James Grant. Under the Red Dragon.
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