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Silk and Scandal
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Series: Silk, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
~Book One of The Silk Series~ Eight years ago, Thomas Cartwright and Lady Nicola Fitzgibbons were friends. Now, Lady Nicola is back in London, bringing tales of scandal with her. Thomas, a respectable barrister and new member of parliament, cannot be associated with scandal...but Nicola won’t let him ignore her.
Long Live The American Empire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Great American Rebellion has failed. George Washington was killed with most of the Continental Congress in battle, and Benedict Arnold has used his resulting fame and adulation to launch a career in British politics. The great issues of the 19th century, from imperialism and westward expansion to slavery and the industrial revolution, confront a very different America.
Luftigel and Doppelgänger
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this fifth volume of the Magnetron Chronicles series, Magnetron’s mysterious disappearance in 1901 is revealed, as are his romantic interests. Having journeyed to Berlin, the Hogalum Society members seek to clear their names and hunt down Eldridge Compost before he can do more harm. In so doing, they will be drawn into Compost’s schemes, culminating in a battle to the death over German skies.
The Fatal Empires
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,390. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The last decades of the 19th century: the European empires are competing to gobble up the rest of the earth. Their inborn “superiority” seems to guarantee success, and the “natives” will have to submit.
Master of Illusion
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Series: Master of Illusion, Book 1. Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 127,240. Language: Australian English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Set in the operatic era of 19th century France, Master of Illusion follows the lives of childhood comrades, Angel and Elise, as they run hand in hand from a past of treachery, heartache and crippling abuse. Under the mask of exceptional talent and in the name of justice, they each grapple with their own damaged version of love and loyalty, while fiercely protecting their terrible secrets ...
Ada Byron: The Divisions
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The only legitimate child of notorious Lord Byron, Ada Byron inherited her father’s passion and her sadomasochistic mother’s analytical mind. Ada collaborates with the surly Charles Babbage on the Difference Engine and seeks marital escape through laudanum, alcohol, gambling, adultery, and blackmail. Through her we experience the tempestuous Victorian age, from the royal court to the London slums.
Jack Dawkins
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Golbin Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Jack Dawkins, once known as the Artful Dodger in the streets of London, was sent to Australia on a prison ship when he was little more than a boy. Now he has returned to find that London has changed while the boy has turned into a man.
Wear Black
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Series: St. George Protector Society, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Beneath Windsor Castle, a shadow network of immortals keeps the British Empire safe. Army captain Lucas Fitzrobbins becomes one of them when the cure for his mortal wound turns out to be a vampirism potion. He is abruptly inducted into the secret St. George Protector Society…and it’s not long before the Society’s newest recruit discovers it has dark mysteries as well…
An Automated Death (STEAMPUNK)
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Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A young boy's spirit possesses an automaton he and his father are building to offer his grief stricken parent comforting messages. When the man who killed him becomes obsessed with the machine, he and the boy’s father are set on a collision course guaranteed to cause tragedy.
The Second Mate's Cup of Tea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(SHORT STORY: HISTORICAL) Queen Victoria's seventy-first birthday. An Englishman far from home and homesick. All he wanted was a cup of English tea. Served properly. On clean china. On clean table linen. In the small port of Garibaldi, Oregon, in the dining room of the town's finest hotel what he got was something annoyingly different.
The King Of The Irish
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Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
A Dilemma For Jamie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Tillie's twins are now 15 months old, and talk of Jamie going to boarding school sends her into a battle of wits with David. Jamie has his own concerns, but all that is forgotten when, David is involved in a serious accident, and one of the twins goes missing. They have to face their fears and deal with one tragedy after another. But can they succeed in persuading David to change his mind?
Bloody Rain - Murder, Madness & the Monsoon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Bloody Rain is a short story set in the 1880s on the sailing ship, Queen Charlotte, in the Hoogly River off the Calcutta and in the Bay of Bengal - a tale of murder, madness and the monsoon.
Wessex Tales: "The Dorset Ooser Dines" (Story 26)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In the village of Child Okeford a ‘Bull’ or 'Ooser' used to show up uninvited at Christmas festivities, causing mayhem. One guest at his manor's annual ball sees an opportunity to make a good match for his daughter. He pays the Ooser to carry her off. Rescued by her otherwise timid suitor, the girl's future is assured. *The Plain Text version cannot display the photo of the Ooser in this tale.
Charlotte Hart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Set in the 1800s - this well-written, truly classical masterpiece, takes the reader back in time to a wealthy English country estate. A young nurse from a poor village takes up residence to be both nurse and governess in a wealthy neighbourhood. Love and matters of human compassion encourage the heroine, Charlotte Hart, to become more than what she intended to be.
Wessex Tales: "Crossing" (Story 31)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Long ago, the ancient lady in the darkened bed had been the first white woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Or had she been the first to walk around it? Whatever the truth, that legend from her lifetime would soon die with her. Unconscious on her deathbed, scenes from her life run through her head while caregivers chatter around her. [1976]
The Worth of Rubies - A Victorian Short Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Noble ladies are falling victim to a string of brazen public jewelry robberies, but the inquisitive Miss Isabelle Strathmore suspects more is afoot than mere theft… A Victorian-set short mystery of approx. 5,000 words. Includes a bonus chapter of Anthea's RITA-nominated Victorian romantic adventure, PASSIONATE.
Through the Opera Glass
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Series: Seen Through the Phantom's Eyes. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Author Sharon E. Cathcart took up a challenge in 2012: to write flash fiction and full length short stories based on various prompts. Each story features one or more characters from "In The Eye of The Beholder: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera" or its forthcoming sequel, "In The Eye of The Storm."
A Storm of Peril
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
1857 – The terror of the Indian Uprising against British rule… As hell breaks loose, two teenage brothers, Ned and Dick Warrener, and their family are plunged into the maelstrom – hunted fugitives from appalling violence. On their desperate trek through a mutinous country they must brave extreme perils if they are to survive. Only courage, cunning, and sheer tenacity will see them through…
De Keizerin van Mexico
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: Dutch. Published: December 27, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Cannes, juni 1882. De 15-jarige Maxime wordt ontvoerd en naar zijn echte moeder gebracht: Charlotte, zus van de Belgische koning Leopold II, ooit Keizerin van Mexico. Ze wordt nu gevangen gehouden in het kasteel van Boechout bij Meise, omdat ze waanzinnig geworden zou zijn. Een heerlijk romantische historische thriller, oorspronkelijk verschenen als jeugdroman, van Patrick Bernauw en Guy Didelez.