Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • Virginia loved the Big Horn Country and leaving was almost more than she could stand. The only peace she had was the thought of returning, and perhaps that boy. "A September afternoon in the Big Horn mountains! The air crystal clear; the sky cloudles...


  • Mary Peters is the first of Mary Ellen Chase's highly acclaimed and best-selling Maine novels, capturing in vivid, compelling detail and historical accuracy a period of transition and turmoil along the coast of Maine in the late nineteenth and early ...


  • Silas Crockett traces life on the Maine coast through four generations of a seafaring family. This is a one-hundred-year epic filled with vibrant descriptions of the sweeping cultural, economic, and philosophical changes that washed over Maine. Mary ...


  • The third of Mary Ellen Chase's Maine novels (following Mary Peters and Silas Crockett), Windswept is the romantic and tumultuous saga of a Maine family who makes its home Down East. Spanning six decades, starting in the late nineteenth century, the ...


  • “Readers who have come to expect Miss Chase to provide stunning evocations of time and place, particularly of nineteenth-century Maine, will not be disappointed by The Lovely Ambition.” ―New York Times Book Review Originally published in 1960, ...




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