"Love in Idleness - A Tale of Bar Harbor" is a 1894 novel written by Francis Crawford. Francis Marion Crawford (1854 - 1909) was an American writer famous for his many novels, as well as his strange and fantastic short-stories. This classic novel is highly recommended for fans of Crawford's work, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.