Book List in Order: 48 titles


  • PERIL PRESS presents: Collier’s, December 27 1941 SPEND CHRISTMAS WITH US by Kathleen Norris Illustrated by Harry Morse Meyers The day began with anxiety, misunderstanding, grief. It ended with the restoration of love and sympathy—the return of p...



  • PERIL PRESS presents: Collier's, January 2, 1943 CHRISTMAS INVESTMENT by Kathleen Norris Illustrated By Walter Klett She thought old times and old ways were best. But she was too wise a woman not to buy a piece of the future Home is where the heart...



  • Peril Press Presents: Collier’s, December 31st, 1938 CHRISTMAS FEAST By Kathleen Norris Illustrated by Harry Morse Meyers Cover by Arthur Crouch Coals of Fire That Wouldn’t Burn Molly Kiernan met the man she hated and found the peace she thought...



  • Peril Press Presents:Collier’s, December 28th, 1940STAR-SPANGLED CHRISTMASBy Kathleen NorrisIllustrated by Earl CordreyCover by Arthur CrouchA Christmas Story That Will Warm Your HeartA radiant story of faith revived and love restored....



  • Collier’s December 30, 1939CHRISTMAS LUCKby Kathleen Norrisillustrated by Harry Morse MeyersOllie Baker, who wanted nothing himself, gets the finest gift a man can have5500 WordsA depression era Christmas story in the vein of It's a Wonderful ...



  • Like most kids, twins Benedict and Scholastica spent their childhoods climbing trees, racing, and even bickering. Then their lives took extraordinary turns as they entered adulthood. Scholastica cared for those in need, while miracles guided Benedict...




  • Excerpt from Harriet and the Piper Richard carter had called the place Crownlands, not to please himself, or even his wife. But it was to his mother's newly born family pride that the idea of being the Carters Of Crownlands made its appeal. The estat...



  • Kathleen Thompson Norris (1880 – 1966) was a popular American novelist and newspaper columnist. She was one of the most widely read and highest paid women writers in the United States for nearly fifty years, from 1911 to 1959. Her stories appeared ...







  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....



  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...



  • This is a difficult age to be a woman. The woman who aspires to raise children for the glory of God, to develop the ministry of the home, or to co-labor with her husband is deemed "old-fashioned" or "unfulfilled." The modern lure of independence and ...



  • A beautiful meditation on life in the Great Plains from award-winning author and poet Kathleen Norris. Kathleen Norris invites readers to experience rich moments of prayer and presence in Dakota, a timeless tribute to a place in the American lan...



  • A reverent study of the monastic world assesses the meaning of the cloistered life in modern times, journeying through a liturgical year to capture the relevance and spiritual significance of the religious life....



  • Must a ten-year difference in our ages keep us from a lifetime of happiness? Lee Fargo, a beautiful widow at the end of forty, asks herself this agonizing question even as she makes plans to marry Jud Calhoun. Lee hopes that her teen-age daught...



  • The curse of the priceless diamond clained many lives at Mystery House. Would lovely Page Hazeltyne be its next victim? THE PRICELESS KED ANNA DIAMOND HAD A CURSE ON IT When Page came to Mystery House as the companion to eccentric Mrs. Prenderg...



  • Gabrielle had returned from the Convent. Though she was a beauty at eighteen, tawny-haired and sapphire-eyed, she must walk in the shadow of Sylvia, her cousin who was heiress to the Fleming estate. But the legacy was based on a lie, and before the f...



  • Kathleen Thompson Norris (1880 - 1966) was a popular American novelist and newspaper columnist. She was one of the most widely read and highest paid women writers in the United States for nearly fifty years, from 1911 to 1959. Her stories appeared in...



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    A long, full novel of a San Francisco middle-class family around 1900, a novel more solidly built than anything she has done recently. The mother of six, Willie Venable, is large-hearted, shiftless, easy-going, and when the father dies, the responsib...







  • A WOMAN IN LOVE -- with the wrong man! Lovely Tam Todhunter was innocent when she met Mayne Mallory, a handsome movie actor. But their brief affair made her wise -- at a tragic price. For when it was over, Tam was pregnant…and alone. Despi...



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    Young, beautiful Joyce Ballard always lived in great luxury. Engaged to Paul von Schwerin, she looks forward to a life of ease befitting her social position and wealth. Suddenly the Ballards lose their fortune. And Joyce begins a hard new life on a r...



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    CAN A YOUNG WIFE COMPETE WITH A SOPHISTICATED WOMAN DETERMINED TO STEAL HER HUSBAND? It was a shock when the best friend said to the young wife... "Your husband loves me, Jane. He has never loved anyone else. And for you, my dear --- you know ...



  • The Secret of the Marshbanks Hovered over lovely Cherry Rawlings like an aura of evil as soon as she came to live with her guardian, Judge Marshbanks, at his awesome family home. For some mysterious reason, Cherry’s presence was bitterly resent...



  • A novel of a woman who must make a critical choice between an old love ... and a new chance at happiness. Honor Brownell has always loved Paul Cartright, the San Francisco lawyer whom she works. But it is a fruitless love, for Paul is married to a...



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    Margaret Yorke is a woman with a heartbreaking secret --one she dares not reveal, even to the man who offers her a new chance at happiness after the disaster of her first marriage. How loyal must Margaret be to a hated husband from whom she is s...



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    Fate gave Cynthia a chance at a new life. Will she leave her husband for the man she has always loved? Gay and charming Cynthia Trezavant’s first and only love is Guy Waring. But because Guy is determined to stand by his mentally ill wife, Cynt...



  • Something evil waited for her in the sinister old house -- an evil she had to destroy before it destroyed her! Sinister old Hillyard House was shrouded in the mystery of a strange, unsolved murder… Young, attractive Liberty Dryden became dang...



  • She suffered in silence… When Gwen Washburton fell in love, her family looked forward to a gay and glittering wedding. But unsuspectingly Gwen eloped with another man. No one ever knew that to protect her sister’s good name she had been bla...



  • For Alexandra, everything in her marriage was new and fresh--a new miracle, a unique adventure. Yet every day she was reminded that her handsome husband had been married before. Carter's ex-wife's intrusive presence--through the servants, their fr...







  • MUST HER FAMILY ALWAYS COME FIRST? As the oldest in a family without parents, Gail was always too busy being a mother to her brothers and sisters to have time for dates and parties. But when a young man, attracted by her good looks and charm, begi...



  • He was a Sicilian bandit-- but he was the man she loved! Janey was a southern belle on a European cruise. Aboard her yacht were an English lord, a French count and an American lawyer who had loved her from the moment he first saw her. It was fun t...




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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...




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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    Mimi had been his ward. Now she was his fiancee. Her feeling had grown from a child's affection to a woman's love. But sometimes she felt Stephen still looked upon her as if he were her guardian - not her future husband. Mimi would have all h...







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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    Mimi had been his ward. Now she was his fiancee. Her feeling had grown from a child's affection to a woman's love. But sometimes she felt Stephen still looked upon her as if he were her guardian - not her future husband. Mimi would have all h...



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    Secretly married at nineteen. Deeply in love with another man at twenty. At nineteen, Mary Burleigh was left orphaned, penniless, and with four brothers and sisters to feed and protect. Suddenly she was plunged into drudging routine work to keep t...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


Award-Winning Books by Kathleen Norris

The Cloister Walk
1997 Christianity Today Book Award -- Top 25