Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth was an American writer, used the acronym E.D.E.N. throughout her career. Written more than 60 novels that were published in most prestigious magazines, E.D.E.N. Southworth became one of the most-reading writers among women readers across the nation. “Capitola's Peril” is a sequel of the best known “The Hidden Hand” novel. The main protagonist of series is Capitola Black, an orphan and tomboyish, whose origin is unknown. She finds herself in a myriad of adventures, either of which, on the author’s words, came from real life. The book is considered as one of E.D.E.N. Southworth’s best works, so you have the great opportunity to enjoy it.