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A Christmas Oath (Novelette)
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Holland & Eyre Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Christmas should be a time of peace on earth and goodwill toward men, but it isn’t for Elizabeth Dutton. Three months earlier, she sued Francis Oldman for breach of promise of marriage. When she attends the annual Christmas Eve party at Darby Hall, she comes face-to-face with the man who broke her heart. The party she hoped to enjoy turns into one disaster after another until a miracle arrives.
Helena Landless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Victorian England. Nineteen-year-old Helena Landless falls in love with charming young Edwin Drood the night she arrives in Cloisterham. However, he’s engaged and her twin brother Neville takes a dislike to him. Then one stormy night Edwin Drood disappears and her brother is accused of murder. It’s up to Helena to find out what happened in this re-telling of Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel.
Wealth and Privilege
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Any history buff will tell you that history isn't dry - it's wet and juicy. It's love and hate, blood and semen, death and destruction. Thomas meets the love of his life the same day that he is forced into proposing marriage .... to someone else. Life is going to be complicated.
The Miseries of Mr. Sparrows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This baroquely written tragicomedy follows the misadventures of the hapless law clerk Robin Sparrows as he searches the foggy streets of an almost-London for the Empire's greatest villain.
To Tempt a Hellion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Calliope Marshall, although strong-willed, had little options open to her. Upon her father’s death, Calliope’s world upturned, leaving her with insurmountable debts and being caregiver of two younger siblings. The only course of action presented to her – propositioning the Earl of Lancaster, to become his mistress. Though she agreed to be his mistress, she would not bend to his every whim.
Penny Dreadful Adventures: Mysteries of London 2: The Mysteries of London (Exposing the Truth)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Alexander MacNeill is in a quandary. In 1845 London, he edits Penny Dreadful’s written by his Uncle, but fears the horrific vampire stories have a major basis in fact. His new sweetheart is inextricably linked to the vampires, he worries for her safety, yet cannot prove his theories. Alexander decides to follow his Uncle on one of his weekends in the country. His life will never be the same again.
Anatomy of a Darkened Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,500. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Father’s wretched secret coincides with Abigail Delilah’s birth. Mother will make Abigail suffer because someone must take the blame. But do these cruelties breed a shadowed soul or is redemption within reach? Multi-layered and rife with psychological depth, this riveting novel appeals to the literary reader and the leisure reader alike, combining key facets of several popular genres.
Aristocrats and Artillery
Series: Epiphany Club. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Adventurer Dirk Dynamo is back in Paris, in pursuit of the final clue to the location of the lost Great Library. But Paris is a city at war, with Prussian troops closing in from the east and the King in Shadow preparing to rise up in revolt. As violence reaches the city streets, can Dirk retrieve the last tablet, or will the path to the Great Library fall into the hands of a criminal mastermind?
Letters of a Noble Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,840. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Through personal letters, journals, and newspaper extracts, Victorian London's high society candidly reveals itself, replete with the moral conflicts and impositions that defined the age. In their own private words, the 19th century's social elite unveil the plots and intrigues that colour their privileged lives. Laced within the genteel elegance of their written language lies the truth of their
The Visitor at Anningley Hall (a prequel to M. R. James's 'The Mezzotint')
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
“The door,” Elisa mumbled. “He was trying to open the front door.” “What on earth for? Was he sleepwalking?” “Oh, God!” said Elisa, her arms squeezing Roland tight to her chest. “He was trying to let it in!”
A Matter of Diplomacy: A Novelette
Price: Free! Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At the advanced age of three and thirty, the bookish Lady Anastasia has given up on finding love. Consequently, when sparks fly between Anastasia and a brilliant, handsome, and much younger diplomatic attaché, Lady Anastasia questions the young Jonathon Ambercrombie’s true intentions. This novelette-length story is a sweet traditional romance set in Victorian-era Brussels.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and the Fifty Jars of Sand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Like all great mysteries this begins with a corpse, five in fact. This particular case has remained undisclosed for almost three decades. Sworn to secrecy, never to divulge the truth while the living were still at risk of reprisals. It remains one of the most astonishing moments in Holmes' career and exposes a shocking revelation about his character. John H. Watson, Retd Dr.
Áine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The story of human conflict when loving the wrong person is coupled with the struggle to survive in Victorian Ireland; being the outcome of the potato blight and the devastation it wreaks upon the close-knit farming communities.
Golden Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 25,420. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
When Rose meets a stranger named William at a psychical symposium, she expects it will be another typical night of swindling a rich man out of his valuables. Instead, she is pulled into an underworld of ancient magic when she unwittingly unleashes dark forces that threaten to destroy the world of the living. William and Rose must work together to overcome this mystical evil before it is too late.
Day of Recognition
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A giant steam monster wreaks havoc in the port town of Dargee and Sarah Parrish might be the only one around with the knowledge to stop it.
Rescuing the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After seeing Titanic's distress rockets, the Californian sends its course on the sinking vessel. Once they arrive, it becomes a race against time. Will the Californian safely evacuate the foundering ship, or is everyone doomed to perish in the icy Atlantic waters?
Sing a Mournful Melody (A Gothic Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Tragedy has left Maribelle grief-stricken. After her beloved husband is murdered, his body disappears from his crypt. Worse, ghostly voices call from the widow's Graphophone. Is she losing her mind, or does something wicked this way come?
The Earl and the Proud Spinster
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Violet thinks that she is completely immune to all the irrational emotions involved in the intimate relations between men and women. That is until her path crosses that of Andrew, the Earl of Teddington, who is determined to teach her a valuable lesson in passion and love. It is a lesson that will make her rethink all that she had once believed in!
Every 2 Minutes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
this moving book tells the story of a young british man who, to his horror, find that, whilst in india, he has contracted the dreaded disease of leprosy. there is no cure and no hope, he just has to spend his life in a leper colony. but instead he lives a full and worthwhile life, brimming love. It is a story that will warm your heart and remain long in your memory.
Sin of Pride
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Through no fault of her own, May is hurtled into a life of poverty and danger. Dick Street is notorious for crime. The biggest ruffian of all is Jack Liver. When his attention settles on May, she is caught up in murder and violence. Only her courage and determination enable her to survive.