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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.
The Faith: Book I of the Uprising Trilogy
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Price: Free! Words: 96,670. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When religious radicals murder the King of Riktenburg and replace him with an imposter, it's up to two young Englishmen to save the kindgom. But how can they when they're being chased by The Faith?
High Crimes and Miscreants
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this fourth volume of the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society find themselves the victims of a treacherous plot by the perfidious League of Miscreants. Framed, captured, jailed, and betrayed by one of their own, they must regain their freedom despite overwhelming evidence. In so doing, they solve a host of mysteries and set the stage for a pivotal battle.
Nocturne
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nocturne reveals a girl’s coming of age during 1888-89 in Georgetown, D.C. The remembrances of Amelia Prescott are heightened by a sharp wit and telling details that chronicle this year in her life. Abandoned by her parents, Amelia is saved from despair by the loving hand of her aunt. When that hand dies before her eyes, she struggles to prevail over her pain through the art of music.
Considerable Advantage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
An author searching for his family roots discovers a journal written by his great-grandfather. The journal contains remarkable revelations and curious items of physical evidence relating to murder and political conspiracy at the height of Victorian England's golden age of progress.
The Spiritualist Episode
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this short story, Commander Ian Rollins from “The Thunderbolt Affair” is enjoying a rare respite from prepping his submersible crew for deployment to the Cape of Good Hope when he is summoned by the enigmatic Mr. Cooper-Smythe. This time the Admiralty’s clandestine agent requires his assistance to investigate a clairvoyant with an affinity for fire.
Imagination
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Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(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.
Lucky Joe
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Can't a guy ever catch a break? Finding a quick way out of Brummagem seemed like a really good idea at the time, especially when I ran into Lucky Joe, 2 years younger than I and disarmingly charming with looks enough to get both of us in the door. We were off to seek our fortune in the hills above Sonora, California, in 1901, so HOW did we end up on that stinking whaler bound for the Bering Sea?
Costumes and Filigree: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera
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Price: Free! Words: 128,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: 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.
The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket: Vol I: Turnkey
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Series: The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 227,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: 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!
The Travelers' Club and The Ghost Shp
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,630. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
While selling his services as a mercenary, former Confederate sharpshooter Ashley Cooper rescues a British aristocrat in Afghanistan, becoming fast friends. Facing wily women and difficult travels with his new friend Lord Reginald Harcourt, Ash discovers alien technologies, a world full of foes, and a showdown with creatures of nightmare to determine the future of mankind.
Wicked Down Below
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Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Miriam Walker lives and works in the big city in 1902. There are monsters out in the dark streets but they are nothing compared to the wickedness humans get up to. Miriam battles wickedness both human and inhuman while always remaining prim and ladylike.
Escape from Xanadu
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this third novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society are quite literally drawn to the incomparable lost city of Zhen Atu. There they find the lost passengers and crew of the Salmagundi, and learn that the laws of physics are not as straightforward as previously believed. Indeed, the very nature and genesis of mankind are called into question.
The Lost Souls of Cinnamon Pass
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You set the price! Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Portrays the life and times of a 'working stiff', a hardrock gold miner in the old West. A Denver attorney interviews a 97 year-old 'hold-out' in a land deal. The resulting friendship between the lawyer and the last survivor of the turn of the century gold mining camps provides a backdrop for a compelling message of greed and redemption. Inspired by true events.
Strange Case of Mr. Bodkin and Father Whitechapel: the other side of Jekyll and Hyde
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A brilliant reinvention of Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde! Cold-blooded banker Geoffrey Bodkin stumbles upon the fateful potion and unleashes his own alter-ego: saintly almsgiver Father Whitechapel. But what begins as a story of loving charity soon becomes one of embezzlement, scandal and murder, as Mr. Bodkin struggles to keep Father Whitechapel from being branded as Jack the Ripper!
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Barking Emporium
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 6. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The great detective uncovers a convoluted conspiracy to conceal the cause of two fires, one of which results in the death of an elderly couple. Dr Watson records the fine details which lead to the exposure of the villains.
Lizzie Borden: Girl Detective
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by PearTree Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Introducing Miss Lizzie Borden of Fall River, Mass., a most excellent girl detective and the most remarkable young woman ever to take on the criminal underworld in late 19th century New England. In these five early tales of mystery and adventure, Lizzie Borden explores Fall River's dark side through a landscape that is industrial, Victorian, and distinctly American.
The Call of the Huntsman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Derwent Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The story opens in 1999 with a grown-up and successful Frances Wiseman looking for Lambecote Grange and its land. The story then flashes back to 1889 and the land owning gentry and life seen through the eyes of Rosina, the grandmother of Frances. We share a century of heartbreaking events with Rosina and her daughter, Sarah.
The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this first novelette of the Magnetron Chronicles series, eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor Phineas J. Magnetron reveals his association with the secretive Hogalum Society. When his mentor and Society founder Dr. Hogalum dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously, thus unearthing a haunting and compelling mystery.
Love Comes Blindly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
If love isn’t blind to past indiscretions, can absence truly make the heart grow fonder? A Victorian romance with a touch of suspense.