Isabella’s Books

Isabella Alden was the best-selling Christian author of her day. In her long career she published over 100 books. Her titles were translated into several languages and sold around the world—a remarkable feat during the latter half of the 19th Century! She wrote books for adults and for children, expertly infusing inventive plots with Christian values.

You can view a list of her known published works here.

Click on the Free Reads tab above to read selected novels and short stories by Isabella Alden.

Click on a book cover below to read about each title:

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Cover_Julia Ried    Cover_The King's Daughter    Cover_Wise and Otherwise

Cover_Echoing and Re-echoing    Cover_Ester Ried Yet Speaking    Cover_Ester Rieds Namesake

Box Set Cover    Cover of 2015 e-book edition of Monteagle    Cover We Twelve Girls

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Cover_Links in Rebecca's Life 2 resized        Cover_Yesterday Framed in Today v3 resized

Cover_Workers Together v2 resized    Cover_From Different Standpoints resized    Cover_Interrupted resized

Cover_The Browns at Mount Hermon resized    Cover_Doris Farrands Vocation resized    Cover_Eighty Seven resized

Cover_Wanted 01    Cover_The Hall in the Grove 02 resized    Cover_As In A Mirror

Cover_Pauline 01    Cover_Jessie Wells resized 2    Cover_Unto the End v3 Resized

Cover_Household Puzzles and The Randolphs v4 resized   Cover_Stephen Mitchell's Journey    Cover_What They Couldn't

Cover_David Ransoms Watch resized    Cover_The Pocket Measure resized    Cover_One Commonplace Day resized

Cover image for Docia's Journal    Cover_Helen Lester resized    Cover_Mara resized

Cover_Missent v2 resized    Cover_The Older Brother v2    Cover_Christies Christmas v1 resized

The Endeavor Books:

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The Bryant Family:

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Marjorie’s Story:

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The Remingtons

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The Chautauqua Books:

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The Chautauqua Books – Individual Titles:

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