Charles Montgomery Skinner (1852-1907) was an American writer who published myths and legends collection books. His dream was to make American folklore heritage more glorious. Skinner worked in a wide range of genres, he worked as a journalist and a playwright. The storyline of “Lady Eleanore's Mantle” focuses on the main character but especially on a magic power mantle. At least all people thought so. There was also a rumor that it had been made by a dying girl, that's why had the magic power of giving new beauty to the wearer every time it was put on. The story with a short but intricate plot.