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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: 59,540. 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: 15,200. 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.
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.
Sing a Mournful Melody (A Gothic Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. 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.
Silk and Scars
Series: The Silk Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward, Duke of Sowrith, has longed to meet Gwen. After arranging her passage to his estate, he's tongue-tied when confronted with her quiet beauty. All too aware of the twisted ruin of his face, he allows fear to hold him silent, until her safety is threatened. Finally together, they grow closer until it seems they can never again be apart. But can a commoner and a duke find a happily ever after?
Chimehour (The Faire Curiosities #1) - SAMPLE
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
SAMPLE of first chapters. A 1901 outbreak turns the Dublin population into a violent, undead hoard. Afterward, seer Stanley Brigham, and his companion, Vincent Cammish, are returned to the isle by a local spiritualist to investigate the outbreak’s cause and suspected magical mastermind. Armed with little and knowing less, they soon open up a world of old magic and dark forces.
Suits and Sewers: Epiphany Club Book 2
Series: Epiphany Club. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Dirk Dynamo is glad to be back in civilisation, with two clues to the location of the Great Library. But when ninjas kidnap his friend and steal a priceless artefact, Dirk is forced to pursue them into the sewers below London. Faced with deadly assassins and the strange followers of the Underlord, can Dirk save Sir Timothy and the tablet before he ends up on the wrong end of a shuriken?
Prisoner of War: A Civil War Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Thomas Lindt was eating breakfast at his sister's house when a knock at the door turned his life upside down. Union soldiers have taken possession of their Southern town and have orders to torch the place. Taken prisoner, Thomas is surprised to know one of the Yankee colonels. His old friend offers him a temporary parole. Can he set his sister's life back to rights before his time runs out?
Blazing Flambeaux — Love, Money and Intrigue During the Natural Gas Boom in Indiana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,990. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Vain and petty big city girl Alexandra Palmer is not thrilled with her family’s move to Greenville, Indiana, no matter how exciting the small town’s gas boom is to her industry-minded father. Once there, she finds that things are not as boring as she’d imagined, especially after she meets handsome Jim Whittaker at an otherwise dull Sunday afternoon tea.
Mail Order Bride: The Bitter & Godless Widow Goes To The Colorado Rancher (A Victorian Western Romance)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Lisa Castillo-Vargas. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A Victorian era woman is left widowed then taken in by a kindly neighbor for a brief while, but after that she faces the harsh reality of making her own living; except it will be an uphill battle as she decides to move to Colorado and work on her neighbor’s brother-in-laws’s ranch.
The Lost Journals of William Tanner
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.
Hohenstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Anything but a typical aristocrat, young Baroness Marie-Louise is not afraid to roll up her sleeves and get to work, especially when it comes to saving her ancestral estate. Determined to shake loose the shackles of propriety and gain the warm family life her upbringing denied her, she has vowed to marry a man of lower rank. Blue-bloods need not apply.