Books tagged: victorian adventure

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Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Affair of the Captive Mothers
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A dangerous spider leads Sherlock Holmes and Dr.Watson to investigate the circumstances of certain English people held captive at home and in foreign parts. Some were held by Borneo pirates, and lost to their families until the great detective is able to reunite them. Dr. Watson finds he is personally greatly affected by this investigation.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Hag on the Heath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Is an acquaintance of Darkwood the victim of supernatural attack? Darkwood, Hobbs, the victim and her gypsy kin embark on a hunt for a witch, but all is not as it seems...
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Spindly-Snatcher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Why is a writer burning down bookshops? Darkwood and Hobbs investigate a creeping madness, but in doing so the hunters become the hunted…
Birds of Lore
Series: Of Lore, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,890. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Follow the exploits of “The Mythologist” as he uses stolen technology to travel time and breach other dimensions in search of creatures that should never have existed. Each entry touches on the origins of a fantasy bird. Birds of Lore is a fully illustrated bird bestiary / cautionary sci-fi tale / coffee table art book!
Close to the Wind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Choc Lit. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Georgiana da Silva is catapulted out of the Victorian drawing rooms and into a world of danger when she escapes her fiendish fiancé to engage in a mad dash across the world to save her brother before an unknown assassin can find him.
A Dangerous Invitation
Series: The Rookery Rogues, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Torn from her life of privilege by her father's death, Kate Morgan is now a fence for stolen goods in the rookeries. The last man she expects to see again is Daniel O'Reilly, who swore to loved her but instead fled amidst accusations of murder. One drunken night cost Daniel everything. To win back the life he had, he must prove he's innocent of murder and convince Kate he's no longer a scoundrel.
In the Shade of the Ishtar Trees: A Tale of the First Venus War (a steampunk short story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Lieutenant Albo Collins has just come to Venus straight from graduating West Point, and the young officer craves more to do than cleaning drunks off the streets of New Philadelphia. When the governor orders the First Venusian Colonial Infantry to the northern border of the colony Collins gets his wish, but he has little idea what horrors await him, in the shade of the Ishtar trees.
The Colossus in Clay: A Mountebank Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
A fiendish terror stalks the streets of Augusta by night, a monster stronger than a dozen men combined, a daemon unpierceable by even the sharpest sword, a horror who pursues its ghastly ends without need of food, drink or respite! While the ordinary townsfolk quail and cower, it is not they who need fear the wrath of...The Colossus In Clay!
Seamus Tripp & the Changelings
Series: The Adventures of Seamus Tripp. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The cold spring fog over a lonely Cornish village obscures a sinister mystery. Can Seamus Tripp uncover the truth before another child is snatched? He's Seamus Tripp. Detective.
Hic Sunt Dracones: Being a True Account of the Rescue of Professor George Herbert Endeavour from a Curious Misadventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mashups
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Professor Endeavour is perhaps the most brilliant scientist of the Victorian era. Certainly that is his opinion. The veteran of many expeditions, he has gone to Hungary, determined to capture a newly reported predator in the Carpathian Mountains. But who is hunting whom? And what fearless adventurers shall save him?