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Wicked Down Below
By Susan Cogan
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Miriam Walker lives and works in the big city in 1902. There are monsters out in the dark streets but they are nothing compared to the wickedness humans get up to. Miriam battles wickedness both human and inhuman while always remaining prim and ladylike.
Escape from Xanadu
By D. L. Mackenzie
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this third novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society are quite literally drawn to the incomparable lost city of Zhen Atu. There they find the lost passengers and crew of the Salmagundi, and learn that the laws of physics are not as straightforward as previously believed. Indeed, the very nature and genesis of mankind are called into question.
The Lost Souls of Cinnamon Pass
By Robert Erdman
You set the price! Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Portrays the life and times of a 'working stiff', a hardrock gold miner in the old West. A Denver attorney interviews a 97 year-old 'hold-out' in a land deal. The resulting friendship between the lawyer and the last survivor of the turn of the century gold mining camps provides a backdrop for a compelling message of greed and redemption. Inspired by true events.
Strange Case of Mr. Bodkin and Father Whitechapel: the other side of Jekyll and Hyde
By M Elias Keller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A brilliant reinvention of Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde! Cold-blooded banker Geoffrey Bodkin stumbles upon the fateful potion and unleashes his own alter-ego: saintly almsgiver Father Whitechapel. But what begins as a story of loving charity soon becomes one of embezzlement, scandal and murder, as Mr. Bodkin struggles to keep Father Whitechapel from being branded as Jack the Ripper!
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Barking Emporium
By Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 6. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The great detective uncovers a convoluted conspiracy to conceal the cause of two fires, one of which results in the death of an elderly couple. Dr Watson records the fine details which lead to the exposure of the villains.
The Misses Moffet Mend a Marriage: A Victorian San Francisco Story
By M. Louisa Locke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story, set in 1879 San Francisco, features two elderly dressmakers, Miss Minnie and Miss Millie Moffet, who face a moral dilemma of no small dimensions. They turn for advice to Annie Fuller, a widowed boardinghouse owner who supplements her income as a clairvoyant, Madam Sibyl.
Lizzie Borden: Girl Detective
By Richard Behrens
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by PearTree Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Introducing Miss Lizzie Borden of Fall River, Mass., a most excellent girl detective and the most remarkable young woman ever to take on the criminal underworld in late 19th century New England. In these five early tales of mystery and adventure, Lizzie Borden explores Fall River's dark side through a landscape that is industrial, Victorian, and distinctly American.
The Call of the Huntsman
By Nina Whitehouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Derwent Press. Category: 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 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. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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.
Love Comes Blindly
By Marie Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
If love isn’t blind to past indiscretions, can absence truly make the heart grow fonder? A Victorian romance with a touch of suspense.
A Bowdon Romance
By Alice Frank
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
A 19th century period romance set in rural England, tells how Charlotte, a humble servant, whose main care in life is her daughter Tooty had no choice but to work long hours, when the love of her life died tragically young. Then a series of terrible crimes come to light, Charlotte begins to wonder if her new friend David is somehow mixed up in them.
Nineteen Hundred
By Susan Koenig
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
December 31,1899. At a dinner, hosted by her landlady, to celebrate the new century,Kathryn St. Clair meets sophisticated and handsome Gideon Thomas. His air of mystery speaks to her romantic imagination. His secrets forbid him from answering her questions. He fears the truth would throw her into madness. Their new love may end drastically before it begins.
Dark Persuasion
By Vicki Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Charlotte Gray couldn’t believe that anyone in high society would care to introduce her to potential suitors. After all, an accident left her blind at the age of eight. Her aristocratic neighbors have taken a peculiar interest in her welfare and offer to hold a debutante ball in her honor. When two rival brothers vie for her affections, she soon learns that love can be blind for everyone-even her.
Belong To Me
By Marie Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Victorian romance about discovering true lies...and solving a mystery.
Spring-heeled Jack and the President's Ring
By D. L. Mackenzie
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this second novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society investigate the disappearance of President Grant's West Point ring. Their investigation becomes intertwined with the mystery of Spring-heeled Jack, the shadowy terror of England, leading them from Calais to London, and back to America for a bizarre encounter with the notorious General Southwick.
True Love's Deception
By Marie Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Victorian sweet romance.
The Third Horseman
By Gerard O'Keeffe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Based on a true story: At the height of the Irish Famine in the 1840s, an Irish aristocrat watches in horror as economic injustice and political failures result in the deaths of masses and despair for millions. But hope comes from an unlikely quarter: the unprepossessing racehorse Coranna and the sacrifice of the Butler family of peasants in the West of Ireland.
Charmed By Knight
By Marie Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Victorian historical. Can a mistaken identity ruin Megan Ramsey's life...or make it better?
Roses for Cassandra
By A.E. Moseley
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
0.75 star(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.
Angel of Highgate
By Vaughn Entwistle
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
On a misty morning in Highgate Cemetery, Lord Geoffrey Thraxton, a Byronesque rakehell with a reputation as the “wickedest man in London,” encounters a spectral wraith that stirs his morbid fascination with Death and the Hereafter. After surviving a pistol duel, Thraxton insults the attending doctor. It is a mistake he will later regret, for Silas Garrette is a psychopathic chorolrom addict.