by Baroness Emma Orczy Scarlet Pimpernel, Vol. 2 Though Sir Percy and Lady Blakeney are reconciled, he still works behind the scenes to rescue doomed French aristocrats. This time it is his wife's dear brother, Armand St.Just and the woman he loves who are in danger. Can Sir Percy rescue them in the guise of his alter-ego, the Scarlet Pimpernel without anyone finding out his true identity?
By Baroness Emma Orczy A collection of Short Stories on how the Scarlet Pimpernel met members of his League. Learn of the beginnings of those men, and women, who hold membership in the LEAGUE OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL. Dashing, swashbuckling adventure, combined with regency romance.
In this classic romantic adventure Sir Percy Bakeney is a fop in public society, but as the "Scarlet Pimpernel" he secretly heads an organization to help French aristocrats flee the guillotine. How can he ever love or trust his wife, Marguerite again, after he learns she has betrayed a friend to Robespierre?
The Elusive Pimpernel continues the enthralling escapades of Baroness Orczy's glamorous heroine and rakehell hero. Only months after being outwitted by Percy Blakeney in The Scarlet Pimpernel, Chauvelin of the secret police concocts a cunning plan to catch the Scarlet Pimpernel in France, using Marguerite as bait. It's 1793, the Terror is at its height! Heads are rolling like ripe cabbages! All Paris is seething with revolutionary fervor and hatred for the legendary Pimpernel, who dares pluck th... more info>>
"THE FIRST AND GREATEST OF THE ARMCHAIR DETECTIVES!" RAVES ELLERY QUEEN Here is a mystery classic by the creator of the Scarlet Pimpernel--complete with all eight charming period illustrations from the 1909 first edition!. "The nameless Old Man in the Corner is able to solve complex cases without leaving his chair in a London tea shop. Polly Burton, a young reporter for the Evening Observer, brings details of apparently insoluble cases to him, and he uses his deductive powers and giant intellect... more info>>
The Classic of Romance and Adventure! If you've never read The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy, buy this great book now! Move over Zorro and Dr. Syn--here is the first ever costumed-hero with a secret identity, the man who inspired them all, plus literature's most fiery, independent and alluring heroine. Sir Percy Blakeney is by day a witless fop interested only in clothes and gambling, by night the daring, courageous, elusive rescuer known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel. Marguerite St. Just-... more info>>