Lucas Cleeve was the pseudonym of Adeline Georgiana Isabel Kingscote (1868–1908), who was a novelist born in England, the author of over sixty works including The Woman Who Wouldn't in 1895. Recorded in Who's Who as a traveller and linguist, she compiled a book of Indian folklore, Tales of the Sun, or, Folklore of Southern India, and a work entitled The English Baby in India and How to Rear it. However, she was best known as a novelist. The Good Wife and the Bad Husband is a short story by Mrs. Howard Kingscote. In a remote village there lived a man and his wife. The man was quick-tempered, and the wife was quite foolish, and thus often tricked into doing whatever others wanted her to do. They had a lot of quarrels and fight because of it. But one day, the wife made her decision to quit being so charitable, thus bringing a big change in her life.