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The Edge of Eternity
Price: Free! Words: 15,820. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After two decades Laura Gentry has returned to Hathaway Hall. The old house stands firm upon the cliffs against the windy lament of Eternity Bay - the place her sister fell to her doom. Now a man waits for her on the shore, who at once bewitches her heart. But is he real, or is she losing her mind? Or could Jordan really be a ghost?
The Assassin's Assassin
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hired to kill a killer, a discreet murderer tracks down the beautiful but deadly Thamesis. But what is the secret of her fatal allure? And in the end, who will assassinate who?
Thirteen Black Roses: Gothic Romantic Poetry
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Thirteen of the darkest of Christopher Courtley's Gothic Romantic poems, selected by the author.
Scorn, Disdain and Other Guilty Pleasures
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Short stories of love, loss, betrayal and feelings beyond our control. Words inspired on those dark moments when we believed our thoughts could not be more contradictory. A must read for a broken heart.
The Blue Dress
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013 by Wicked Windlass Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young couple is trapped in a remote mountain cottage during the height of winter.
Danburgh Castle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Lord Robert, Norman ruler of a region of England, spares the life of Emma, the widow of an Anglo-Saxon rebel. When his wife dies in childbirth he asks Emma to become nurse to his son at Danburgh Castle. But not everybody welcomes Emma's arrival at the stone keep. Lady Fiona, Lord Robert's fiancée, is suspicious of the nurse. A sensual Medieval romance. "A good quick read," Goodreads, Aug '12.
Vampire Cursed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Cursed to live alone. Existing as cold, soulless vampire. Nathaniel has been waiting for someone to love, a woman to break the witch's curse that holds him captive within the walls of his own home. Abby wants an interview with the elusive owner of Castle Lehr. One moment is all it takes for Nathaniel to realize his heart is bound to Abby's, but could she ever trust a vampire much less love one?
The Widower's New Bridegroom: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.00 from 1 review)
A melancholy young gay man marries a widower, and becomes intrigued by the idea of his dead predecessor: the man he would love to be, and even love to love...
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
The Canary: A Modern Folktale
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Fairy tales
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Torn between loyalty to her sister and the man she loves, Damiah hopelessly pours out her heart to a golden canary - without realising that her little bird's song is full of the hope she lacks.
Unmasked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Some curses are secret. But for a woman like Paulette, one glance in the mirror will remind her how monstrous she appears to others. When she stumbles into the netherworld of the Paris Opera House and encounters a man even more deformed, she learns that only he is able to see her for the beauty she is. The frightening bond they forge might prove that some curses—though unbreakable—may be overcome.
Gothic Angel
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man is summoned to a remote location for a midnight rendezvous with his lover, but is not certain if she will come.
Wicked Werewolf Passion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Shi is a wolf whose been shunned by his own. A woman about to become his captive...
The Candle Maker's Widow
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Candle Maker's Widow is a short story exploring love and loss.
The Witch House
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young hiker intrudes upon the Witch House and learns the shocking truth behind the New Salem Witch.
Rhiannon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Rhiannon, a Welsh farmer’s daughter, is smuggled into a walled English garrison town. Harboured by a merchant and his son, her happiness is shattered when her presence in their home is discovered. Taken to the castle, Rhiannon’s fate lies in the hands of Lord Edward. Will he believe Rhiannon’s claim that all she wants is to be a lady? "A bed-time story for grown-up girls," (4-stars, Goodreads).
The Eye of The Universe
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The world will end unless two lovers agree to be separated for eternity. This quick read of a little less than 7,000 words by veteran romance writer Florence Witkop deals with what happens when one of those lovers learns the terms... and refuses to abide by them.
Lenore: A Southern Gothic Re-telling of Beauty and the Beast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Lost in the Louisiana countryside, Jake finds a half-ruined ante-bellum mansion inhabited by a mysterious lady who never shows her face. In exchange for room and board, he agrees to paint the house. In the process, he uncovers her secret, and finds himself increasingly fascinated by his enigmatic hostess, Lenore.
The Sleight of Heart: a modern folk tale
Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
A modern folk tale of love, deceit and murder... with a supernatural twist.
Valerie, A Story of a Vamp
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Valerie is a young girl who has to lure men into back alleys to be the victims of three blood-thirsty vampires. This short story is one of her experiences. Valerie's tale continues in "Into the Blackest Night", a full vampire romance novel.