Author:Silas K. Hocking

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Silas K. Hocking
(1850–1935)
Cornish novelist and Methodist preacher. He is known for his novel for youth called Her Benny (1879), which was a best-seller.
Silas K. Hocking

Works[edit]

  • Alec Green (1878)
  • Her Benny (1879) (transcription project)
  • His Father (1880)
  • Reedyford (1880)
  • Chips: A Story of Manchester Life (1881)
  • Ivy (1881)
  • Poor Mike (1882)
  • Sea Waif (1882)
  • Dick’s Fairy (1883)
  • Caleb Carthew (1884)
  • Cricket: A Tale of Humble Life (1885)
  • Our Joe (1885)
  • Tregeagles Head (1886)
  • Up the Rhine and Over the Alps (1886)
  • Real Grit (1887)
  • Crookleigh (1888)
  • For Abigail (1889)
  • ’Chips’, ‘Joe’ and ‘Mike’ (1890)
  • For Light and Liberty (1890)
  • Rex Raynor (1890)
  • Where Duty Lies (1891)
  • One in Charity (1893)
  • A Son of Reuben (1894)
  • Sweethearts Yet (1894)
  • The Blindness of Madge Tyndall (1894)
  • Doctor Dick and Other Tales (1895)
  • The Heart of Man (1895)
  • For Such is Life (1896)
  • In Spite of Fate (1897)
  • God’s Outcast (1898)
  • Tales of a Tin Mine (1898)
  • The Culture of Manhood (1898)
  • The Day of Recompense (1899)
  • The Strange Adventures of Israel Pendray (1899)
  • The Fate of Endilloe (1901)
  • To Pay the Price (1900)
  • When Life is Young (1900)
  • The Awakening of Anthony Weir (1901)
  • Gripped (1902)
  • The Wizard’s Light (1902)
  • Adventures of Latimer Field, Curate (1903)
  • A Bonnie Saxon (1903)
  • The Tempter’s Power (1903)
  • The Scarlet Clue (1904 (2nd edn))
  • Smoking Flax (1904)
  • Meadowsweet and Rue (1904)
  • Chapters in Democratic Christianity (1904)
  • Pioneers (1905)
  • The Conquering Will (1905)
  • The Earnest Life (1905)
  • The Flaming Sword (1905)
  • A Gamble with Life (1906)
  • A Human Face (1906)
  • The Silent Man (1906)
  • The Squire’s Daughter (1906)
  • A Modern Pharisee (1907)
  • St Gwynifer (1907)
  • The Shadow Between (1908)
  • Yours and Mine (1908)
  • A Desperate Hope (1909)
  • Who Shall Judge? (1910)
  • The Quenchless Fire (1911)
  • The Third Man (1911)
  • Smuggler’s Keep (1913)
  • A Woman’s Love (1913)
  • The Wrath of Man (1913)
  • In Self-Defence (1914)
  • Sword and Cross (1914)
  • Uncle Peter’s Will (1914)
  • The Angel of the Desert (1915)
  • The Great Hazard (1915)
  • When He Came to Himself (1915)
  • The Beautiful Alien (1916)
  • A Man’s Work (1916)
  • His Own Accuser (1917)
  • Camouflage (1918)
  • The Moral Aspect of the League of Nations (n.d. – 1918?)
  • Nancy (1919)
  • Without the Gate (1919)
  • Watchers in the Dawn (1920)
  • An Interrupted Romance (1921)
  • The Greater Good (1922)
  • Where the Roads Cross (1922)
  • The Lost Lode (1923)
  • My Book of Memory (1923)
  • The Guarded Way (1924)
  • The Crooked Trail (1925)
  • Lonehead Farm (1925)
  • The Sinister Shadow (1926)
  • Miss Ann’s Lodger (1927)
  • The Broken Fence (1928)
  • The Winds of Chance (1928)
  • The Exile’s Return (1929)
  • The Mystery Man (1930)
  • The Perplexities of Peter (1933)
  • Gerry Storm (1934)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1935, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.