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This book contains70 short storiesfrom 10 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. The stories were carefully selected by the criticAugust Nemo, in a collection that will please theliterature lovers.For more exciting titles, be sure to check out our 7 Best Short Stories and Essential Novelists collections.This book contains:Anthony Hope:- The Adventure of Lady Ursula.- AspirationsExplanations.- A Cut and a Kiss.- Promising.- Imagination.- Uncle John and the Rubies.- Lucifera.William Pett Ridge:- Ah Lun's Gift.- The Alteration in Mr. Kershaw.- A Brief Comic Opera.- A Cautious Youth.- A Conflict of Interests.- A Determined Young Person.- Easy Come.Sir Gilbert Parker:- The Little Bell of Honour.- The Baron of Beaugard.- The Singing of the Bees.- The Marriage of the Miller.- Mathurin.- Uncle Jim.- Parpon the Dwarf.Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford:- The Mad Lady.- A Homely Sacrifice.- Her Eyes Are Doves.- An Angel in the House.- Yesterday.- The Conquering Will.- The Deacon's Whistle.Elizabeth Garver Jordan:- Bart Harrington, Genius.- The Community's Sunbeam.- Mrs. Mccafferty Explains.- Motion Study at St. Katharine's.- Philip's "Furnis Man".- The Surrender of Professor Seymour.- Young Love.R. Austin Freeman:- The Case of Oscar Brodski.- A Case of Premeditation.- The Echo of a Mutiny.- The Anthropologist at Large.- The Aluminum Dagger.- By the Black Deep.- A Message From The Deep Sea.Alice Duer Miller:- The Candid Friend.- A Clash of Sentimentalists.- Emulation.- Home Influence.- Middle Age.- The Relapse.- The Respecters of Law.Leonard Merrick:- Aribaud's Two Wives.- The Attack in the Rue de la Presse.- The Doll in the Pink Silk Dress.- The Elegant de Fronsac.- Fluffums.- A Millionaire's Romance.- The Propriety of Pauline.Ethel Watts Mumford:- The Arabian Days of Jimmy Jennette.- The Bells of Cullam .- The Cordon Bleu of the Sierra.- The Eyes of the Heart.- The Fear Motif.- Her Groove.- How Beelzebub Came to the Convent.Anne O'Hagan Shinn:- Bread Eaten in Secret.- The Courtship of the Boss.- Emeline Hardacre's Revenge.- Fate and the Pocketbook.- Margaret McDonough's Restaurant.- The Romance at Hollywood College- Phbe in Politics