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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.
The Travelers' Club: Fire and Ash
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Travelers’ Club is back! As 1880 draws to a close, the members of the secret British adventuring group, The Travelers’ Club, are back in the saddle and looking for trouble. With new members along for the ride, the intrepid team will take on international spies, wily women and the ancient Atlantean threat at the very Gates to Hell in the Territory of Arizona and the untamed American West.
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.
The Spider's Bride
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,840. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Kemsing Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Bride enters into the cold world of the Prince of Spiders, not knowing what fate he has in store for her.
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 292,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Set in Great Britain and South Africa at the close of the Victorian era, Great Is Thy Faithfulness follows the story of John Whitting, a recent Oxford graduate who is struggling to find his place and purpose in life. His struggle is intensified when he is challenged by a new acquaintance to set his course according to the faith he professes.
Saving Elkanah Merrell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Winters were bleak in Brontes Haworth, In Victorian Madeira there were no Winters. "Last night, I dreamt that I could smell the Jaquranada again,I walked through their purple petals, sprinkled like soft frosted snow on moonlit pavements, with the warm breeze from the ocean upon my face" After breakfast, the family had all gone and the house was quiet again, but the images remained.
Swallowcliffe Hall 1893: Eugenie's Story
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Series: Swallowcliffe Hall. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
For ‘Downton Abbey’ fans: a new title in the popular Swallowcliffe Hall series! Here is the journal of Eugenie Vye: the prettiest debutante of the 1890 season – yet somehow three years later, still unmarried. Eugenie must find a husband before the season's out or be packed off to India. Told in her own inimitable style, this is an account of one unconventional Edwardian girl's search for love.
Ghilan
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Series: The Montenegro Cycle, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Ergie is a high-school slacker with too few friends, so when he meets Zack he welcomes the friendship. But he soon discovers that Zack isn't what he seems, his parents have a hidden past, and everyone he loves is threatened by a race of ancient creatures known as ghilan. Can Ergie find the truth, and if he does, will he have the courage to do what he knows is right?
Young PRB: A novel of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,330. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was formed by William Holman Hunt and six friends in 1848 with revolution in mind - a revolt against the staid and stale art world of mid-Victorian London. YOUNG PRB tells the story of these young men: Their trials and triumphs. Their enemies and allies. It is a story of friendship and how adversity, success, and growing up can test even the strongest bonds.
A Merry Requiem, Part I The Gathering Storm
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 118,540. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
Paris, 1822. With a new wife and a successful career as a writer, Philippe Etienne seems to have it all. But a series of tragedies puts him in conflict with the King, and he begins to doubt all he has ever believed. With revolution in the air, Philippe must decide, once and for all, which side he is on – and what price he is willing to pay.
Ruby McBride
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ruby, a rebel at heart under the not-so-tender care of the nuns, is forced to abandon her siblings at just sixteen and marry a man she believes to be a conman. Furious at being robbed of the chance to be with her childhood sweetheart, Kit Jarvis, she resists Bart’s advances. Only Ruby’s courage enables her to make a life for herself within the thriving community of waterways folk.