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Toneelstuk: Zotte Charlotte
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: Dutch. Published: March 28, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Charlotte, de dochter van Leopold I, huwt op jonge leeftijd met Maximiliaan van Oostenrijk. In 1860 krijgt hij de keizerskroon van Mexico aangeboden. Kort daarna ontvlamt een burgeroorlog, wordt hij gefusilleerd... en Charlotte krankzinnig. Of toch niet? Want waarom sluit het Belgische koningshuis haar eigenlijk op, voor de rest van haar leven, in het kasteel van Boechout, bij Meise?
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?
The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Jackie Bowman, a modern-day American woman, mysteriously time travels to 1891 where she meets Sherlock Holmes at the point of his untimely “death” at the Reichenbach Falls. Disguised as Jack, she and Holmes share adventures and form a friendship over the next three years. With humor, drama, and poignancy, this book tells the story of what really happened during Holmes’ hiatus.
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.
Bring Him In Mad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,530. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
“Bring Him In Mad” is a fictionalised version of the Windham lunacy trial of 1861, which lasted thirty-four days and caused a great sensation. It tells of how eccentric young Norfolk squire, William Windham of Felbrigg Hall, was accused of madness because of his infatuation with Agnes Willoughby, a courtesan of the kind known as “pretty horsebreakers", and it describes his eventual fate.
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.
Tempest
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
“Cynthia Wright is a gem among writers!” ~ Literary Times A marriage of convenience in the Gilded Age… Heiress Catherine Beasley Parrish has been groomed all her life to marry an English duke. But, when she meets Adam Raveneau, a rakish new viscount, Cathy awakens to a destiny worth fighting for. Can two people who wed for all the wrong reasons find the courage to create a lasting love?
The Duchess War
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Series: The Brothers Sinister, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,760. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Miss Minerva Lane is a quiet, bespectacled wallflower, and she wants to keep it that way. After all, the last time she was the center of attention, it ended badly—so badly that she changed her name to escape her scandalous past. So when a handsome duke comes to town, the last thing she wants is his attention. But that is precisely what she gets...
The Adventures of Mycroft Holmes Book 3: Mycroft and I
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Series: The Adventures of Mycroft Holmes, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Hansoms, bicycles, a passenger liner and a Cambridge punt transport Mycroft, Anna and their enemies through four more tales. The last Princess of Hawaii, Mycroft's deadly enemy Colonel Sebastian Moran, and, of all things, a vampire feature in Mycroft and I.