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Chimehour (The Faire Curiosities #1) - SAMPLE by Caitlin E. Jones
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.
Kilpara by Patricia Hopper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by Patricia Patteson. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Ellis O’Donovan was an American through and through. He had no intention of going to his ancestral home in Ireland. After all, his parents were chased out by the English. But his mother insists on being taken back to die at her old estate, Kilpara. Ellis reluctantly agrees, expecting a quick round trip. Kilpara and its residents have other plans.
Suits and Sewers: Epiphany Club Book 2 by Andrew Knighton
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 by Haley Whitehall
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?
A Miner's Will by Christa Madrid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Faye Morrison’s life had become as unstable as the winding paths of the Colorado Rockies she lived in. Through the persistent influence of her friends, the faith that she had once held began to slip away. But as the promise of pleasure seemed to fade, Faye is forced to reevaluate her life. Will she respond to the love extended to her and change her course?
Blazing Flambeaux — Love, Money and Intrigue During the Natural Gas Boom in Indiana by Montrew Dunham
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) by Vanessa Carvo
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 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.
Captain Rum: A Wondrous Adventure by John Perrier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,970. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Captain Rum is a grand maritime adventure. Set in 1821, it tells the tale of Fintan McAdam, who sets off over the seas in search of adventure, and to leave behind his painful past. He not only discovers amazing new lands, but learns a lot about himself on the way. McAdam, through his own words, will keep you enthralled through many a stormy night.
Hohenstein by Didi Lawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical(3.67 from 3 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.
The Angus MacDonald Story by James Matheson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Angus MacDonald is the story of a boy who became a young man in an age when ships are converting from sail to steam power and the industrial revolution is changing the world.
Silk by Chris Karlsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Books to Go Now. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
It is the time of Jack the Ripper, the widowed Queen Victoria sits on the throne of England. The whole of London is on edge wondering when or where Jack will kill next. The Palace, Parliament, and the press are demanding the police do more to find him.
Never to Return Home: John and Mary White’s Otago Story by Fraser Boyd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by Philip Garside. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Can you imagine sailing to the other side of the world with no hope of returning home? Mary Neylon (County Clare) & John White (Donegal), who arrived in Port Chalmers, New Zealand, in 1864 and 1865 respectively, are two such adventurers. We know few facts about these great grandparents of the author’s wife, but, with sustained imagination, he tells the story of their early years in New Zealand.
A Shilling on Good Friday by Adrian John Hoare
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 350,300. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A novel based on the life of Englishman William Reynolds. Sailor, soldier, prisoner, coalminer…Reynolds’ story switches from Victorian Portsmouth to Nova Scotia, to Civil War torn America. Come April 1865 and in the aftermath of the events at Ford’s Theatre – the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln – fate decrees that Reynolds is set to lead a gruelling manhunt across rural Pennsylvania…
Andrew Murray Destined to Serve: A Biographical Novel by Olea Nel
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Christian » Historical
A boyish and fun-loving Andrew Murray arrives back in South Africa after being ordained at the Hague on his twentieth birthday in 1848. But not long after his appointment as pastor to the Dutch emigrants beyond the borders of the Cape, he feels overwhelmed by the task, and starts to doubt his calling. It does not take him long to realize that he has to either man-up or bow out.
Ever a Princess by Rebecca Hagan Lee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Teresa Medeiros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Adam McKendrick has earned the title “the Bountiful Baron” because of his reputation for helping beautiful blondes in trouble. When a lucky hand at cards wins him an ancient hunting lodge, he travels to the wilds of Scotland hoping to escape his reputation—and the hordes of women pursuing him. He certainly doesn’t expect his prize to include yet another damsel in distress looking for a hero.
Vienna Bonbons by Rebecca Radley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A little history. A little romance. A lot of chocolate. The bittersweet story of enduring friendship, hardships suffered, and love lost and found that plays out against the backdrop of Vienna during the reign of the Emperor Franz Josef I, the Empress Sisi, and the Waltz King Johann Strauss, Jr.
A Christmas With The Dodger by Charlton Daines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,790. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014 by Golbin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Reg Dawkins, adopted son of the infamous Artful Dodger, is facing a lifetime dilemma. He is hurled into one situation after another where he has to choose which side he is on and with the dawn of a new century before him and dangerous villains chasing behind, Reg goes to the one person he can trust for advice... Jack Dawkins, The Artful Dodger himself.
Mistress of Melody by Anthea Lawson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A passionate violinist meets her match in the unyielding Earl of Silverton. Together, they will be one another's ruin...
Victorian San Francisco Stories by M. Louisa Locke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,190. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This book is a collection of four short stories, Madam Sibyl’s First Client, Dandy Detects, The Misses Moffet Mend a Marriage, and Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong, each providing an opportunity for minor characters from the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series to have adventures of their own.