Books tagged: victorian

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Whistling Girl
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Whistling Girl is an historical romance taking place in Southern California just as it was being discovered by easterners. Anita Aldon is the Spanish/English daughter of a ranchero displaced by the tide of newcomers. She loves the outdoors and dreads the inevitable move to the city, but a casual meeting with one of the newcomers is followed by a series of complications changing everything.
Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1)
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Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 19th Century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost of making the wrong choice. Book 1 of "Promises to Keep".
Settling the Account (Promises to Keep: Book 3)
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Series: Promises To Keep, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 218,480. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Amy watches in growing fear the worsening confrontation between her husband and her son, until she realises that only one of them can survive it. How long can she keep them apart? The final volume in "Promises to Keep". It follows directly on from Book Two, "Mud and Gold".
The Earl of Hampton
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,140. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on French folklore, The Earl of Hampton tells the story of a deaf boy found abandoned on the shores of Bridgeport, CT in 1856. Sent to live at an asylum, fate intervenes and the mystery surrounding the boy's true identity leads to the estate of the late Earl of Hampton. The boy's sister questions his identity, leaving him to explore life on his own and discover how capable he truly is.
Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish!
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 106,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of infamous classics of drug literature: short stories, hours of giddy entertainment: journalism, medical reports, poetry, visions, capturing the heady essence of Victorian drug culture. From the Romantic opium-eaters, to the Bohemian hashish fanatics. Narcotics, opium dens, dreamy afternoons and hedonistic nights of absinthe, reefer cigarettes and wild hallucinations!
Familiar Scars
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Orphaned, throat slit and left for dead as a child, Orabella struggles to survive with her fellow victim, Rosalyn. She'll grasp at any bit of luck, until it becomes too good to be true. Mr. Satine is willing to offer his home, heart, and riches over to the beautiful Rosalyn the moment he lays eyes on her. His intentions seem obvious, but become less so when he shows no romantic interest in her
See No Evil, My Pretty Lady
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Dorcy flees the scene of her murdered employer. Meeting with Gareth, her late employer’s darkly handsome heir, Dorcy encounters baffling questions. Why does Gareth wear black gloves and an eye patch? Can he be “Jack the Ripper”, the madman suspected to be Mr. Davenport’s killer? Dorcy must solve the mystery before her growing attraction for Gareth could be her very death sentence.
A Christmas Carol
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Series: The Tunbridge Wells trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
To me, the original story by Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ encapsulates a ghost story, a sci-fi story and a moral. It ‘hits a chord' with me, and if you have a heart, most likely with you too. With very great respect and admiration to Mr Dickens, I had this inner need to 'rewrite' it, update it, as to let ‘modern’ day poor souls digest the moral and spirituality of the prose.
A Different Hunger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In Victorian London, young Rufus de Hunte is challenged to a duel and banished to New Zealand. During the voyage Rufus meets Serafina and falls in love. When Rufus is badly beaten and seems certain to die, Serafina turns him into a vampire too. When they reach New Zealand and Serafina is captured by Viviana, an ancient vampire, Rufus must find a way to rescue her and end Viviana’s vendetta.
Angels in Hell's Kitchen
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Series: Dime Store Novel, New York 1895. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010 by Rachelle Reese. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Duncan O’Malley is satisfied with his life in Hell’s Kitchen. He has the boxing gym he’d always wanted to start and a brother who cares for him, even if he does drive him bonkers sometimes. Unfortunately, his peaceful life ends when he’s ‘invited’ to become a Citizen On Patrol and discovers there are unseen dangers in the shadowed alleyways and angels who will change his world forever.