WorldCat Identities

Reed, Myrtle 1874-1911

Overview
Works: 76 works in 392 publications in 4 languages and 6,267 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Calendars  Romance fiction  Cookbooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3535.E3, 813.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Myrtle Reed
Lavender and old lace by Myrtle Reed( Book )

45 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Thorne arrives in a small unnamed seaside village where she is to spend an extended vacation resting (as required by her editor and doctor for her health) and house-sitting for her aunt, who is traveling abroad. When Ruth arrives she is met with one mystery after another. First, after years of near solitude and no traveling what has made her spinster aunt pack up and travel all the way around the world? Then there's the instructions left by her aunt that insist Ruth must place an oil lamp in the attic window each evening until dawn. When Ruth takes time to explore the attic she finds more questions than she does answers. What follows is a story that includes the weaving of several romances -- some lost, some found, some surprising, and some absolutely entertaining
Love letters of a musician by Myrtle Reed( Book )

47 editions published between 1898 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master's violin by Myrtle Reed( Book )

32 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spinster book by Myrtle Reed( Book )

25 editions published between 1901 and 2011 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spinner in the sun by Myrtle Reed( Book )

26 editions published between 1906 and 2011 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old rose and silver by Myrtle Reed( Book )

23 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Rose and Silver is a novel by Myrtle Reed first published in 1909. The novel follows the lives of Rose and her widowed Aunt, Madame Francesca Bernard, along with young visitor and cousin Isabel, whose lives are changed by the return of an old friend and neighbour Colonel Kent, and his grown son, Allison. Other characters that help shape their lives in significant ways are the Crosby twins, unconventional and uninhibited youths that set society at naught, and an unconventional doctor who specializes in the impossible. Through the limited "wide-scope" descriptions the reader is not sure of the historical setting or even in which decade it's set, but it helps to understand the focus of the story; after all it's about their own little world, and how their own hearts and lives fit together in the tight confines of their town, their garden, their friendships and lives. [Elib]
A weaver of dreams by Myrtle Reed( Book )

12 editions published between 1911 and 1917 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love affairs of literary men by Myrtle Reed( Book )

5 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the sign of the Jack o' Lantern by Myrtle Reed( Book )

22 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel begins with an odd inheritance at the end of a honeymoon, both parties being inexperienced. Then someone comes to visit, then another, until we've got a chaotic bedlam of New England's tragically off the wall odd-ball relations. Our protagonists may not communicate efficiently at first but at least they've got a sense of humours. The humourous style keeps up as well as some moments of lustre and rich feeling about the printed word itself. [Elib]
Master of the vineyard by Myrtle Reed( Book )

13 editions published between 1910 and 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flower of the dusk by Myrtle Reed( Book )

13 editions published between 1908 and 2011 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white shield : stories by Myrtle Reed( Book )

9 editions published between 1902 and 1920 in English and Dutch and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shadow of victory : a romance of Fort Dearborn by Myrtle Reed( Book )

13 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Threads of grey and gold by Myrtle Reed( Book )

14 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's career, the exactions and the obstacles by Myrtle Reed( Book )

6 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy women by Myrtle Reed( Book )

2 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of clever beasts; studies in unnatural history by Myrtle Reed( Book )

4 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonnets to a lover by Myrtle Reed( Book )

5 editions published between 1910 and 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Myrtle Reed cookbook by Myrtle Reed( Book )

6 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to Cook Fish by Myrtle Reed( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The spinster book
Alternative Names

controlled identityGreen, Olive, 1874-1911

Green, Olive.

McCollough, Myrtle Reed 1874-

Myrtle Reed Amerikaans auteur (1874-1911)

Myrtle Reed US-amerikanische Autorin

Reed, Myrtle 1874-

Мертл Рид

Languages
English (327)

Dutch (5)

Chinese (2)

Swedish (1)

Covers
The spinster bookA spinner in the sun