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Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery by M. Louisa Locke
Price: Free! Words: 108,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 7 reviews)
In this light-hearted historical mystery, Annie Fuller is a widow who works in San Francisco as Madam Sibyl, a clairvoyant. In 1879, when a creditor threatens to take away her home, and Voss, one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, dies suddenly, Annie Fuller and Nate Dawson, the Voss family lawyer, try to find out the truth about Voss’s death in order to save his family and Annie from financial ruin.
The Farthing Mark by Bunny Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A novel set in Victorian Sussex.'They talked about Hannah, and her sinful behaviour, over the washing lines and at the well, in Farley's store and behind the church. They made their plans and it was done with great secrecy.' The Farthing Mark is a story of love and deceit, hatred, malice and revenge.
Anathema by D.A. Dalessandro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Screenwriter D.A. Dalessandro (“Snakes On A Plane”) channels Bram Stoker and Jules Verne to pen a novel of Gothic horror. When Harvard medical student Balthazar Andrews arrives on Nantucket to examine a body drained of blood, he is recruited by feisty Quaker teenager Prudence Mott on her quest to destroy a creature more frightening than any imagined by Mary Shelley.
Unexpected Corollary by Derek Scales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,760. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's 1863 and a power struggle is developing in Melbourne between the established Chinese brothel owners, led by Che Quon, known as Charlie Che, and American Earl Christian and his team of Californian coach drivers. Young Wu is shot dead and a day later an American is found hanging from a tree. They are the first of many puzzling deaths.
Chance Encounters by Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,840. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
Chronicling the intersection of two lives, Chance and Emily's, as they meet up and separate throughout the years. Time and again they rescue each other, but can't seem to stay together as their lives are out of synch.
Natalie Tereshchenko - The Other Side by Elizabeth Audrey Mills
Series: Natalie Tereshchenko, Book Two. Price: Free! Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(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
Settling the Account (Promises to Keep: Book 3) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 218,480. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.90 from 70 reviews)
Amy watches in growing fear the worsening confrontation between her husband and her son, until she realises that only one of them can survive it. How long can she keep them apart? The final volume in "Promises to Keep". It follows directly on from Book Two, "Mud and Gold".
Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.79 from 70 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 by Dayna Stevenson
Price: Free! Words: 128,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, 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.
Blind Cupid Collection by Karyn Gerrard
Series: Blind Cupid. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,900. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Madam Rea chose the name The Blind Cupid for her brothel because she knew love would never take root in the den of sin. Rea and her employees hide wretched pasts and devastating secrets while remaining cool and detached with regard to their carnal dealings. But Desmond, Lila, and Rea cannot deny the desire they feel or the fact their hidden emotions and passions are awakened.
The Stolen Valley by R.J. Turner
Price: Free! Words: 86,010. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(3.67 from 3 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.
Dark Persuasion by Vicki Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Holland & Eyre Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical(3.00 from 1 review)
Charlotte Gray couldn’t believe that anyone in high society would care to introduce her to potential suitors. After all, an accident left her blind at the age of eight. Her aristocratic neighbors have taken a peculiar interest in her welfare and offer to hold a debutante ball in her honor. When two rival brothers vie for her affections, she soon learns that love can be blind for everyone-even her.
The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket: Vol I: Turnkey by Christopher Dunkle
Series: The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 227,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(3.00 from 1 review)
A backward and booze-soaked spin on the steampunk model, Turnkey follows its cast of old-fashioned souls adrift in a new-fashioned world. A blend of self-deprecating humor, silly wit, white-knuckle adventure, old-fashioned romance, and bittersweet tragedy, Turnkey begins The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket with a resounding bang!