Author:Elizabeth Thomasina Meade

Elizabeth Thomasina Meade
(1844–1914)
Better known by her pen name L. T. Meade; a prolific writer of girls' stories; also "sentimental" and "sensational" stories, religious stories, historical novels, adventure, romances, and mysteries, including several with male co-authors. The Eustace partnerships are notable for two female villains, Madame Sara (in The Sorceress of the Strand) and Madame Koluchy (in The Brotherhood of the Seven Kings).
Elizabeth Thomasina Meade

WorksEdit

(partial list)

  • The Autocrat of the Nursery (1884)
  • A World of Girls: The Story of a School (1886) IA
  • A Girl in Ten Thousand (1896)
  • A Sweet Girl Graduate (1891, updated 1910 as Priscilla's Promise)

MysteriesEdit

  • A Princess of the Gutter (1895)
  • The Voice of the Charmer (3v., 1895)
  • A Son of Ishmael: A Clever Detective Story (1896)
  • Under the Dragon Throne (w/Robert K. Douglas, 1897)
  • The Cleverest Woman in England (1898)
  • On the Brink of a Chasm: A Record of Plot and Passion (1898)
  • An Adventuress (1899)
  • Wages: A Novel (1900)
  • The Blue Diamond (1901)
  • The Secret of the Dead (1901)
  • Wheels of Iron (1901)
  • Confessions of a Court Milliner (1902)
  • A Double Revenge (1902)
  • The Adventures of Miranda (1904)
  • At the Back of the World (1904)
  • A Maid of Mystery (1904)
  • Silenced (1904)
  • The Lady Cake-Maker (1904)
  • His Mascot (1905)
  • Bess of Delaney's (1905)
  • A Golden Shadow (1906)
  • From the Hand of the Hunter (1906)
  • The Home of Sweet Content (1906)
  • The Maid With the Goggles (1906)
  • The Girl and Her Fortune (1906)
  • The Chateau of Mystery (1907)
  • The Curse of the Feverals (1907)
  • The Home of Silence (1907)
  • Kindred Spirits (1907)
  • The Red Ruth (1907)
  • The Courtship of Sybil (1908)
  • The Fountain of Beauty (1909)
  • I Will Sing a New Song (1909)
  • The Necklace of Parmona (1909)
  • The Pursuit of Penelope (1909)
  • The Stormy Petrel (1909)
  • Wild Heather (1909)
  • The A. B. C. Girl (1910)
  • Micah Faraday, Adventurer (1910)

Individual short storiesEdit

With Dr. Clifford HalifaxEdit

  • This Troublesome World (3vols, 1893)
  • The Ponsonby Diamonds: Stories from the Diary of a Doctor (1894)
  • Dr. Rumsey's Patient: A Very Strange Story (1896)
  • Stories from the Diary of a Doctor, Second Series (1896)
  • Where the Shoe Pinches (1900)
  • A Race With the Sun (1901)

With Robert EustaceEdit

  • The Gold Star Line (1900) short stories
    • as Stories of the Gold Star Line (1899, sl in Windsor magazine)
      • The Jewelled Cobra — The Cypher With the Human Key — The Rice-Paper Chart — In the Jaw of the Dog — The Yellow Flag — The Sacred Chank
  • The Sorceress of the Strand (1902-03, Strand magazine) short stories
    • Madame Sara — The Blood-Red Cross — The Face of the Abbot — The Talk of the Town — The Bloodstone — The Teeth of the Wolf
  • The Brotherhood of the Seven Kings (1899)
    • At The Edge Of The Crater — The Winged Assassin — The Swing Of The Pendulum — The Luck Of Pitsey Hall — Twenty Degrees — The Star Shaped Marks — The Iron Circlet — The Mystery Of The Strong Room — The Bloodhound — The Doom
  • The D Line 1899, Windsor magazine (short story)
  • "The Heart of a Mystery" (1901 sl, Windsor magazine)
    • Mademoiselle Delacourt — A Little Smoke — The Tiger's Claw — A Conjuring Trick — A Gallop with the Storm — The Lost Square
  • "The Toleration of Count Kinsky" (1904, Leslie's magazine) (short story)
  • "The Face in the Dark," (1903, Harmsworth London magazine) (short story)
  • Where the Air Quivered (1898)
  • A Master of Mysteries (1898)
    • The Mystery of the Circular Chamber — The Warder of the Door — The Mystery of the Felwyn Tunnel — The Eight-Mile Lock — How Siva Spoke — To Prove an Alibi
  • "The Secret of Emu Plain" (1898) (short story, sequel to Master of Mysteries) (Included in The Oracle of Maddox Street)
  • The Sanctuary Club (1900)
    • as Stories of the Sanctuary Club (1899 sl, Strand magazine)
      • The Health Chair — A Visible Sound — The Diana sapphire — East of North — 'A Handful of Ashes' — The Secret of the Prison House
  • Miss Florence Cusack mysteries (London Magazine, 1899-1901) librivox
    • Mr. Bovey's Unexpected Will (1899) — The Arrest of Captain Vandaleur (1899) — A Terrible Railway Ride (1900) — The Outside Ledge (1900) — Mrs. Reid's Terror (1901)
  • The Lost Square (1902)
  • The Oracle of Maddox Street (1904) short stories
    • The Dead Hand — Finger Tips — Sir Penn Caryll's Engagement — The D Line — Eyes of Terror — The Secret of Emu Plain — The Black Ball — The Best Brother-in-Law in the World — The Ruby Bracelet — The Love Adventures of Primrose Ward

Works about MeadeEdit


 

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