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Daring Desmond
Series: Steam-Age Crime Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Welcome to the world of action-packed, ephemeral crime thrillers of the late 1800s. Was it literature for the ages? Of course not! It was sensational escape fiction for the week it was issued. This is your ticket to February 22, 1884, when someone slid a dime over the counter of a newsstand on a Manhattan street, and bought this copy of Daring Desmond, The Elevated Railroad Detective!
Joe Phenix, The Police Spy
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In 1878, barely a dozen years after the American Civil War, this origin story of The Joe Phenix Detective Series was published. These are very early stories about a two-fisted detective tracking down the worst miscreants in New York City. This is Historical Fiction written when it was simply...Fiction!
Hattie's Place
Price: Free! Words: 92,750. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Hattie Robinson just had her heart broken. Alone in turn-of-the-century South Carolina, what future does a lonely elementary school teacher really have?
The Queen's Marksman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In the 19th century a young Englishman signs on for more adventure than he expects when he enlists in the army to fight in Afghanistan. After a successful two year campaign he returns home to a hero's welcome and a knighthood. But his service to Queen Victoria becomes far more dangerous when he must confront two of the most famous villains in history.
The Frisco Detective
Series: Gilded Age Detective Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It is San Francisco, California in the early 1870s, and a British gentleman arrives to fulfill his dead brother’s legacy by finding his brother’s long lost child. This child would now be an adult in their twenties and if they can be found, the gentleman will award them an inheritance of Five Millions of Dollars. Of course, several parties are ready to help!
The Courtesan's Portrait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,880. Language: British English. Published: August 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
When a mysterious and alluring portrait is delivered to Parisian showgirl Pigalle, it signals the beginning of a deadly quest for the portrait’s secrets that will not only change her life, but possibly the balance of power in the world itself. In 19th Century Montmartre, Parisian showgirl Pigalle De Vere is delivered a portrait with links not only to her own past and the parents she never knew...
Joe Phenix's Master Search
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Carrying a peculiar container strapped to his belt, a man travels to New York City from the wild mining territory of Arizona. Just before he can deliver the strange piece to the recipient, he is struck down by two thugs. Joe Phenix is unexpectedly embroiled in the case and has to chase the mysterious casket and it's contents to an explosive conclusion.
Joe Phenix's Combine
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A celebrity suicide turns out to be murder, the will can't be found, and the heirs are subjected to multiple extortion plots. Joe Phenix is retained and begins a long and dangerous hunt with his assistants and disguises.
Joe Phenix's Silent Six
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Within the palatial home of the leading Wall Street “Money King,” a concealed extortionist seeks a fortune from the magnate. The police detectives can’t discover any suspects, so the obvious choice is to secretly employ the best sleuth in New York City. At his office, Joe Phenix receives an obtuse note with a very strange request.
Joe Phenix's Shadow
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On a dark evening in 1890, a murderer strikes in the middle of New York City’s Washington Square Park. Seemingly no one has seen the attack. Both the police investigators and private detective Joe Phenix are at a loss as to how they can proceed. However, Joe Phenix begins to get tips from a veiled woman who seems to have been mesmerized.
The Bat of the Battery
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
It is 1883, and a patrolman making his midnight rounds in New York City’s Battery Park finds a dead man in the middle of a quiet carriage-way. Looking up from his grim discovery, his startled gaze rests on a bat-like spectre the size of a man, perched on a nearby structure. So begins a pursuit that soon involves Joe Phenix, the Private Detective.
The Girl Who Seduced an Earl - Book 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Emma Taylor is the one woman in England who refuses to seduce the earl… Dorian Waverley, the Earl of Haydon, buys a brothel to infuriate his abusive father, the duke. Tormented by horrific memories, Dorian uses inventive sensual games to forget his past. But instead of having nights of pleasure, he ends up with nights of severe frustration, thanks to Emma. Can he seduce her?
Undertakers, Harlots and Other Odd Bodies: Inspired by True Events and Smothered in Blarney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,040. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Set in 1895, when life was hard and death was not for amateurs, Undertakers, Harlots and Other Odd Bodies is a galloping gaslit tale of Victorian incompetence, set on the least fortunate riverbank in Maryland. Women and men of motley descent vie for independence while learning their trades the hard way.
The Barker's Dozen: Reminiscences of an Early Police Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,470. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Barker's Dozen recounts twelve cases of Inspector Richard Thompson, of Scotland Yard, as told by Snuffles, his dog. The cases range from murder to dognapping. The prose style is entertaining and manages to capture the feel of the period, a time before forensics when it was only a detective's prowess that led to an arrest. A romantic subplot, unobtrusively, ties the cases into a novel.
Elements of Mind
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A doctor in Victorian India who performs surgery using mesmerismcommits suicide before delivering the artifact to Rev. William Davey at the Committee of English Mesmerists, prompting Davey on a quest. Davey uncovers much more than just an artifact. The chthonoi, ancient, banished, elemental spirits now seek to open the glass Door and reassert themselves in the world of man.
The Horror of the Irish Moor
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018 by L.L. Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A short story: A young girl in the 19th century travels to Ireland to visit her aunt, a housekeeper for the mysterious and unseen Lord Matheson.
Saving Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,620. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Written by Hannah Howe, author of the Amazon #1 Sam Smith Mystery Series, Saving Grace, the courtroom drama of the year.
Laura and the Railroad Baron
Series: MONTANA WOMEN. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Laura's deceased father has hired Matt Black, a railroad baron, to help her run her Montana ranch--and find her a suitable husband. Matt is unprepared for the headstrong, willful blond and soon finds himself falling in love with her. Laura feels the same way--until she learns his secret that will change her life completely.
The Power Path
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 564,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a true story: The fisherboy son of a displaced samurai goes from castaway into being one of the most important people in Japanese history.
Wedded to the Highlanders: Highland Fling Brides Book 1
Series: Highland Fling Brides. Price: Free! Words: 32,920. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Lucy's found her husbands... now she just has to get them to marry her. Lucy has her sights set on strong Highlanders Steen and Hugh, but one won't give her the time of day, and the other is being relentlessly pursued by another woman. When her luck with the hot, hunky Highlanders starts to change, dark powers throw the entire village into turmoil. Hugh and Steen need to fight for her.

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