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Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.77 from 74 reviews)
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) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 218,540. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.90 from 70 reviews)
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 Duchess War by Courtney Milan
Series: The Brothers Sinister, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 101,760. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Miss Minerva Lane is a quiet, bespectacled wallflower, and she wants to keep it that way. After all, the last time she was the center of attention, it ended badly—so badly that she changed her name to escape her scandalous past. So when a handsome duke comes to town, the last thing she wants is his attention. But that is precisely what she gets...
Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds (Montana Mail Order Brides: Book 1) by Linda Bridey
Series: Montana Mail Order Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Western(5.00 from 1 review)
A historical western cowboy romance novel about a mail order bride. Stifled in her life of high society balls and parties, Tessa O’Connor makes her escape to Montana to marry Dean Samuels, a widower with two children. She is instantly attracted to the rugged ranch owner but can she break through his defenses and make him see that a life filled with happiness and love is within reach?
Alma's Mail Order Husband (Texas Brides Book 1) by Kate Whitsby
Series: Texas Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A historical western cowboy romance story about a mail order husband. Alma and Jude McCann get married in the little adobe church in Eagle Pass. But the minute they come home to the ranch, their plans for happily ever after run off the rails. Jude joins the sisters on the range, and conflicts develop in their approaches to managing the ranch. Can their marriage survive?
Violet's Mail Order Husband (Montana Brides #1) by Kate Whitsby
Series: Montana Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 35,550. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Western
Rocking Horse Ranch desperately needs cowboys, and Violet Kilburn and her two younger sisters agree to marry mail-order husbands to fill the void. But their guardian, Cornell Pollard, doesn't approve. When the sisters bring their intended grooms home, he makes life difficult for the three couples. The sisters' plan goes terribly wrong, and their budding romances face the ultimate test.
The Coffin Maker's Daughters - Blind Bargain by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 142,470. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A novel set in Victorian England. When Lily Spencer, naive and vulnerable, marries Charles Nightingale they strike a Blind Bargain for neither knows much about the other. But Lily discovers a dark secret that Charles has kept hidden.Lily struggles to rise above the pain of delusion and cope with a life devoid of physical love. A story of intrigue, misunderstandings, love, hate and revenge.
Chance Encounters by Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
Chronicling the intersection of two lives, Chance and Emily's, as they meet up and separate throughout the years. Time and again they rescue each other, but can't seem to stay together as their lives are out of synch.
Costumes and Filigree: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera by Dayna Stevenson
Price: Free! Words: 128,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(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.
White Christmas - a short story by EH Walter
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.33 from 6 reviews)
See the other side of a Victorian Christmas through a housekeeper's eyes. Christmas is the biggest day of the year for Felicity and all the other servants at the de Veyney London house. There is food to prepare and guests to accomodate, including drunken cousins and amorous sisters. But no matter who they are or what their position, they all long for a white Christmas.
The Faith: Book I of the Uprising Trilogy by Michael Seeley
Price: Free! Words: 96,670. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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?
The Invitation by VR Christensen
Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
When Arabella and Mariana Gray are presented with an invitation to assume residence in their landlord's grand country estate, a decision must be made. It isn't as simple a matter as it seems. The Invitation is bonus material—the first five chapters of the original version of Cry of the Peacock—reworked to be told as a short story.
Roses for Cassandra by A.E. Moseley
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This is the small, but pleasant tale of how the theater brought together two lovers: a dancer and a stagehand.
The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum by D. L. Mackenzie
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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.
Natalie Tereshchenko - The Other Side by Elizabeth Audrey Mills
Series: Natalie Tereshchenko, Book Two. Price: Free! Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
They wanted her to become the new Tsarina, but Natalie had other plans. Now she finds herself in the heart of the Kremlin, trying to hide her true identity. In this sequel to ‘Lady In Waiting’ the tension explodes into terrifying action. All protection lost, and deceived by her own mother, Natalie must again cross Russia searching for her beloved Max, relentlessly pursued by unknown assassins
Of Secrets, Letters, and Lions by A.E. Moseley
Series: Secrets of the Lion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.33 from 3 reviews)
"Father has started keeping secrets so deep and so large that he has locked himself in his study..." so starts the series of letters that Hanna Hunt sends to her best friend in America. With her friend's encouragement, Hanna teams up with her younger sister in hopes of solving the mystery surrounding their father. But what the girls are unaware of is just how dark and deadly his secrets are.
The King Of The Irish by Jack O'Malley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Wessex Tales: "Crossing" (Story 31) by Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Long ago, the ancient lady in the darkened bed had been the first white woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Or had she been the first to walk around it? Whatever the truth, that legend from her lifetime would soon die with her. Unconscious on her deathbed, scenes from her life run through her head while caregivers chatter around her. 
Wessex Tales: "The Dorset Ooser Dines" (Story 26) by Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the village of Child Okeford a ‘Bull’ or 'Ooser' used to show up uninvited at Christmas festivities, causing mayhem. One guest at his manor's annual ball sees an opportunity to make a good match for his daughter. He pays the Ooser to carry her off. Rescued by her otherwise timid suitor, the girl's future is assured. *The Plain Text version cannot display the photo of the Ooser in this tale.
Angels in Hell's Kitchen by John E. Miller
Series: Dime Store Novel, New York 1895. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010 by Rachelle Reese. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
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.