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A Crack in Time/The Beast Within
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Price: Free! Words: 22,270. Language: British English. Published: May 8, 2014 by Clover Digital Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
England 1851, Queen Victoria is on the throne, the year of the ‘Great Exhibition’ and the building of the Kings Cross Railway Station. ‘Big Ben’ hadn’t been constructed and London is filled with poor and destitute souls living in the filth of the slums. Can John Pitt survive these harsh conditions.
Annie McGuire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by verse on the gravestone of a child in an old cemetery, this is the touching story of family and friends who may have surrounded the little girl buried there. Filled with love and tenderness, this tiny tale provides a view of simple times gone by, and leaves the reader with a warm heart and a misty eye.
Still Life With Lovers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
"It wasn’t like Gustave to storm out of the flat when Lisette opposed him. Usually Lisette would flee to Margot’s place, returning a few hours later to find Gustave sulking and sauced, but eager to make up..." A century-old diary of a young woman’s frustrated marriage and infatuation with a wild painter named Vincent Van Gogh, gives a contemporary woman new insights into her own marriage.
On Matters Most Austere
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
If vampires, resurrectionists, or the undead are complicating your estate planning, this pamphlet is for you. Detailed instructions on how to spot and stop these blights on the landscape before they cause problems, from the Greater London chapter of the Committee to Restrict the Accidental Population.
Jane Eyre: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Orphan Jane Eyre grows up at a charity school and takes a job as a governess to the daughter of Mr. Rochester a wealthy, but lonely man at Thornfield Hall. While she is there, she learns that nothing is as it seems. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Repression
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
London 1898. A woman walks the streets of Shoreditch carrying a secret that could get her killed. But how can she protect herself when she doesn't know what it is?
Embracing Scandal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,810. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lady Rebecca Jamison, a mathematical genius, saves her siblings from financial ruin by dabbling in the London stock exchange. When a greedy syndicate kills her friend and threatens her family, Becca begs assistance from Cayle, Duke of Sherwyn, her nemesis and previous friend. He successfully defeats the illegal consortium, but can Cayle persuade a self-sufficient spinster to become his duchess?
Natalie Tereshchenko - The Other Side
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Series: Natalie Tereshchenko, Book Two. Price: Free! Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
They wanted her to become the new Tsarina, but Natalie had other plans. Now she finds herself in the heart of the Kremlin, trying to hide her true identity. In this sequel to ‘Lady In Waiting’ the tension explodes into terrifying action. All protection lost, and deceived by her own mother, Natalie must again cross Russia searching for her beloved Max, relentlessly pursued by unknown assassins.
Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1)
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Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.78 from 69 reviews)
In 19th Century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost of making the wrong choice. Book 1 of "Promises to Keep".
Costumes and Filigree: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera
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Price: Free! Words: 128,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In this not-so-serious retelling of the Phantom of the Opera, Christine Daaé, a rather bratty girl who lives to become a diva, is horrified to discover that her mentor, whom she believed to be an angel, is really a monstrously-disfigured man. But as she works to accomplish her goals of fame and fortune, she realizes that it is really her genteel fiancé, Raoul de Chagny, who is the true monster.
White Christmas - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
See the other side of a Victorian Christmas through a housekeeper's eyes. Christmas is the biggest day of the year for Felicity and all the other servants at the de Veyney London house. There is food to prepare and guests to accomodate, including drunken cousins and amorous sisters. But no matter who they are or what their position, they all long for a white Christmas.
Of Secrets, Letters, and Lions
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Series: Secrets of the Lion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
"Father has started keeping secrets so deep and so large that he has locked himself in his study..." so starts the series of letters that Hannah Hunt sends to her best friend in America. With her friend's encouragement, Hannah teams up with her younger sister in hopes of solving the mystery surrounding their father. But what the girls are unaware of is just how dark and deadly his secrets are.
Imagination
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Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
what if a man indulges himself in imaginations. It is a story about a beggar in olden times wandering the streets with in extraordinary power of visualization. His imaginations introduce him to the art of transition between real and imaginary worlds.
Hic Sunt Dracones: Being a True Account of the Rescue of Professor George Herbert Endeavour from a Curious Misadventure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.00 from 1 review)
Professor Endeavour is perhaps the most brilliant scientist of the Victorian era. Certainly that is his opinion. The veteran of many expeditions, he has gone to Hungary, determined to capture a newly reported predator in the Carpathian Mountains. But who is hunting whom? And what fearless adventurers shall save him?
Roses for Cassandra
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Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This is the small, but pleasant tale of how the theater brought together two lovers: a dancer and a stagehand.
The Stolen Valley
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Price: Free! Words: 86,010. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
In the hot, dry summer of 1889 three young people meet in the Vyrnwy valley, mid Wales, where the dam is almost complete behind which a large lake will form to supply Liverpool with water. Passions and jealousies develop. The lake fills prematurely with disastrous consequences for a young English girl and a handsome young Welshman. The story mixes history and fiction in a most compelling way.