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Victoria's Home: Book 1 of Series
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Series: Victoria Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,190. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After listing one of Connecticut's most prestigious Victorian homes, Victoria finds herself experiencing unnatural happenings. Believing these events are merely her imagination, she ignores any signs of evil. The home, now abandoned and with its own history of violence, attempts to warn her that her newly acquired buyer, Peter, may have a history of repeated methodical killings.
Roxy Druse & The Murders of Herkimer County
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the winter of 1884 Roxy Druse and her daughter Mary were charged with killing and dismembering her husband. Shocked by reports that she had fed the remains to the family’s pigs, the jury sentenced Roxy to death, sparing her daughter. Generations later a manuscript was discovered, revealing a tale of incest, multiples murder and a woman wrongly condemned.
Quantum Magic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,170. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurelia has never known anything more than the life laid out for her by her over-bearing mother, her distant father, and her emotionally detached husband. For a Victorian housewife, this is the norm, but she secretly craves more. When the literally other-worldly Marcus, an alien from another world promises a life of danger, exploration and adventure, how can she say no?
Crime and Punishment in Victorian Edinburgh
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A selection of true crimes, punishments and court cases from Edinburgh in the Victorian era, giving a mixture of humorous, harrowing and strange accounts of Victorian crime in this city.
Never According to Plan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Never According to Plan is a brilliant and unconventional early Victorian mystery-adventure which dwells on the exploitations that occur when the foolish are introduced to the darker corners of society. When the naiveté of a professional scoundrel leads him to take on a job that could cost him his freedom-or his life-his latest victim must come to his aid-if she can set aside her hatred of him.
Saratoga Sunrise
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,350. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Sara Peterson and Jack Wheeler meet at Saratoga Springs, sparks fly between the young miss who’s engaged to someone else and Jack, who is using Sara to get her father to exonerate his. In the heyday of “The Springs”, Sara and Jack overcome everything to forge a love that will surpass all odds. This book is appropriate for young adults and beginning adult readers.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
The Light Rises
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Series: The Sealed Light Trilogy, Book 1 ยท War of Order and Chaos, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,770. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
**New Edition Available now!** On a warm August night in London 1890, a man holds his hand up to the sky and creates a blizzard. Now signs of the end times are everywhere, the Horsemen are taking the stage, and the Harlot Queen rides her Beast through London to fill the ranks of hell’s army. In the end it will be up to the strength of few to try and prove that humanity has a right to exist.
Spectacular Moments of Wonder with Dr. Monocle: That Certain Gentleman
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You set the price! Words: 126,220. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A fantastical steampunk adventure which follows Dr. Monocle on a quest to find an ancient relic before it is lost to time.
Secret Valentine & Stealing Sterling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,090. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two stories in one SECRET VALENTINE He wants to solve his problem with marriage. She says no. When he attempts to seduces her with valentines, little does he suspect he's giving more than a paper heart, his giving own. STEALING STERLING What could be worse than proposing to the wrong sister? Or wanting to steal your sister's fiance? Letting the perfect mate slip through your fingers.