Book Cover of Albert W. Aiken


Lifetime: 1846 - 1894 Passed: ≈ 130 years ago


Actor, Author


United States

Albert W. Aiken

Albert W. Aiken was American actor and author of plays and dime novels. He was a prolific writer of pulp fiction for Beadle and Adams.

His plays included The Witches of New York.

Aiken was the younger brother of George Aiken, best known for his popular adaptation of Uncle Tom's Cabin for the stage, and was also a cousin of the famous clown George Fox.

Books by Albert W. Aiken

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The Border Riflemen

Adventure Novel
Young Action Rescue Life America Warriors Peace United States

In this dime novel set on the American frontier, we meet a beautiful young girl, Sadie, who is fending off advances from the rough woodsman, known as Black Will. Luckily, Cooney Joe comes to her rescue while her father is out hunting. Life is hard on...