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Annie McGuire by Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(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.
A Matter of Diplomacy: A Novelette by Zoe Baxter
Price: Free! Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At the advanced age of three and thirty, the bookish Lady Anastasia has given up on finding love. Consequently, when sparks fly between Anastasia and a brilliant, handsome, and much younger diplomatic attaché, Lady Anastasia questions the young Jonathon Ambercrombie’s true intentions. This novelette-length story is a sweet traditional romance set in Victorian-era Brussels.
A Christmas Oath (Novelette) by Vicki Hopkins
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Holland & Eyre Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Christmas should be a time of peace on earth and goodwill toward men, but it isn’t for Elizabeth Dutton. Three months earlier, she sued Francis Oldman for breach of promise of marriage. When she attends the annual Christmas Eve party at Darby Hall, she comes face-to-face with the man who broke her heart. The party she hoped to enjoy turns into one disaster after another until a miracle arrives.
Still Life With Lovers by Carolyn Burns Bass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories(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 by J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(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 by Paul Olson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(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 by Rob Lowe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(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?
Midway Between Heaven and Hell by S.C. Barrus
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(5.00 from 1 review)
Suspense. Love. Murder. Revenge. Backstabbing business partners, disloyal lovers, and a madman seeking revenge. The madman’s plan: send the to hell with all the pomp and circumstance an event like this deserves! Will Bobbie Flanagan, a nervous young man with nothing to lose, be able to stop? Read this “twisted tale of revenge” (Lia Burres, Goodreads) to find out.
Grace by Leonie Harlington
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
On March 17th, 1912, on his journey back from the South Pole and just thirty-one miles from One Ton Depot with its supply of food and fuel, Lawrence Edward Grace Oates left the tent which he had shared with four companions and went out into a blizzard. His last words, according to Robert Scott, were: ‘I am just going outside and may be some time.’ His body was never found...
Rescuing the Titanic by Diana Strenka
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After seeing Titanic's distress rockets, the Californian sends its course on the sinking vessel. Once they arrive, it becomes a race against time. Will the Californian safely evacuate the foundering ship, or is everyone doomed to perish in the icy Atlantic waters?
White Christmas - a short story by EH Walter
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.33 from 6 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 by A.E. Moseley
Series: Secrets of the Lion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Inked Paws Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(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 by M. Tayyab
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(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 by G.W. Renshaw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mashups(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 by A.E. Moseley
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(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.
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