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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...
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.
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.
The Witch Watch by Shamus Young
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.09 from 11 reviews)
A young lady with a head for invention, a boy with a gift for sorcery, and a rotting corpse with a dry sense of humor all find themselves fighting against a strange new threat in Victorian-era London.
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.
Storm and Silence by Robert Thier
Series: Storm and Silence Saga, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 287,100. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Freedom – that is what Lilly Linton wants most in life. Not marriage, and certainly not love, thank you very much! But freedom is a rare commodity in 19th-century London, where girls are expected to spend their lives sitting at home, fully occupied with looking pretty. Lilly is at her wits’ end – until a chance encounter with a dark, dangerous and powerful stranger changes her life forever...
Fame and Infamy by Iva Polansky
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,360. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Is it hard to be famous in the 1870's Paris? Ask the sharp-shooting contest winner Miss Nelly McKay, formerly of Butte, Montana. She is already walking the thin line between fame and infamy when she is noticed by Chancellor Bismarck and the German Secret Service. Yet all she ever wanted was to marry a gentleman!
The Lost Journals of William Tanner by Alan Donald
You set the price! Words: 134,590. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
William Tanner might have been the greatest scientist of the Nineteen Century -- if only he had spent less time dodging jealous husbands and pistol-wielding deceived lovers. Join his romp through the laboratories, bedrooms and bordellos of Victorian England. And on the way meet John Dalton, Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Sam Clemens, Charles Babbage and (pistol-packing) Ada Lovelace.
In the Eye of the Storm by Robert Thier
Series: Storm and Silence Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,900. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Egypt... land of romance, mystery, and exploding camels. Lilly Linton thought she’d be ready for anything after one month of working for her boss – cold, calculating businessman Rikkard Ambrose. But when they embark on a perilous hunt through the desert, she has to face dangers beyond anything she has encountered before: deadly storms, marauding bandits, and worst of all, a wedding ring!
Noble Cause: A Novel of Love and War by Jessica James
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 162,380. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
Winner of the 2011 John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction. Praised by readers of romantic and historical fiction since its publication in 2008, the award-winning historical fiction novel Shades of Gray now has a new ending in Noble Cause. Destined for an honored place among the classics of the Civil War, Noble Cause is a book to read, and keep & remember forever.
Ever His Bride by Linda Needham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Available for the first time as an eBook--from USA Today bestselling author, Linda Needham -- EVER HIS BRIDE. "The plot twists... are refreshingly different from other historical romances, and Claybourne is a fascinating hero." USA TODAY
The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket: Vol I: Turnkey by Christopher Dunkle
Series: The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 227,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(3.00 from 1 review)
A backward and booze-soaked spin on the steampunk model, Turnkey follows its cast of old-fashioned souls adrift in a new-fashioned world. A blend of self-deprecating humor, silly wit, white-knuckle adventure, old-fashioned romance, and bittersweet tragedy, Turnkey begins The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket with a resounding bang!
The Orchid Hunter by Jill Marie Landis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Teresa Medeiros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
When Trevor Mandeville leaves behind the drawing rooms of London and journeys to an island paradise in search of a rare orchid, he comes face-to-face with an even more shocking treasure. Stolen from her family at a young age, Joya Penn has spent most of her life running wild and free. Trevor tries to resist her charms, but soon finds himself captivated by Joya's innocent yet seductive charms.
Shaketown: The Madam's Daughter by Joanne Orion Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Sex is never discussed in the polite drawing rooms of San Francisco society, though there's plenty to be had, from the dank cribs of Chinatown to the glittering sporting houses of the beau monde. Based on real characters from San Francisco's history, this is the story of outsiders who rise to command an underworld empire, forge a family of misfits, and discover true friendship, loyalty, and love.
The Call of the Huntsman by Nina Whitehouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Derwent Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The story opens in 1999 with a grown-up and successful Frances Wiseman looking for Lambecote Grange and its land. The story then flashes back to 1889 and the land owning gentry and life seen through the eyes of Rosina, the grandmother of Frances. We share a century of heartbreaking events with Rosina and her daughter, Sarah.
The Coffin Maker's Daughters Sweet Thunder by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Set in Victorian England, this is Daisy's story.The Wakeford farm is bleak, the inhabitants even bleaker. Jonas Wakeford, a religious bigot, has a wife on the brink of insanity and a simpleton for a son. Daisy's arrival to take up the position of housemaid has a devestating affect on all their lives.Sweet Thunder follows Daisy from here to the warmth and magic of the Variety Theatre and back.
Ruby McBride by Freda Lightfoot
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 109,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
Ruby, a rebel at heart under the not-so-tender care of the nuns, is forced to abandon her siblings at just sixteen and marry a man she believes to be a conman. Furious at being robbed of the chance to be with her childhood sweetheart, Kit Jarvis, she resists Bart’s advances. Only Ruby’s courage enables her to make a life for herself within the thriving community of waterways folk.
Blood On Their Petticoats by Geraldine Humphries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Educational
For Isobel Spry the war in the Crimea meant one thing at first – her lover Edmund was a surgeon there, working in the hospitals, operating on soldiers back from the battlefields. Having had a little experience in nursing, she decides to accompany and assist Florence Nightingale in tending to the sick and wounded. But what she finds there is far beyond what her genteel sensibilities could imagine.
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