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Goldcord Asylum
By Jude Starling
Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 146,580. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Preston, 1866: Time is running out for Goldcord Asylum. Professional pride, personal ideals, financial pressures and dark secrets compete to determine whether Goldcord will survive. In the midst of this maelstrom of conflicting interests, Ivy Squire is committed. A strange young woman, so self-destructive that she must be kept in isolation, Ivy begins to reveal her story to new nurse Tilly Swann.
A White Room
By Stephanie Carroll
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,550. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Set in 1901, A White Room is the story of Emeline Evans, a young woman who dreams of becoming a nurse but is forced to sacrifice her dreams and marry a man she does not know. He moves her to an isolated town where Emeline’s sorrow edges toward madness. Her only solace comes from an opportunity to nurse to the poor, but to finally pursue her dreams, she must secretly defy her new husband.
The Fatal Empires
By Trevor Steele
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,390. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The last decades of the 19th century: the European empires are competing to gobble up the rest of the earth. Their inborn “superiority” seems to guarantee success, and the “natives” will have to submit.
Master of Illusion
By Anne Rouen
Series: Master of Illusion, Book 1. Price: $4.15 USD. Words: 127,240. Language: Australian English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Set in the operatic era of 19th century France, Master of Illusion follows the lives of childhood comrades, Angel and Elise, as they run hand in hand from a past of treachery, heartache and crippling abuse. Under the mask of exceptional talent and in the name of justice, they each grapple with their own damaged version of love and loyalty, while fiercely protecting their terrible secrets ...
Ada Byron: The Divisions
By Karla Jennings
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The only legitimate child of notorious Lord Byron, Ada Byron inherited her father’s passion and her sadomasochistic mother’s analytical mind. Ada collaborates with the surly Charles Babbage on the Difference Engine and seeks marital escape through laudanum, alcohol, gambling, adultery, and blackmail. Through her we experience the tempestuous Victorian age, from the royal court to the London slums.
The King Of The Irish
By Jack O'Malley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes
By Grace Best-Page
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Jackie Bowman, a modern-day American woman, mysteriously time travels to 1891 where she meets Sherlock Holmes at the point of his untimely “death” at the Reichenbach Falls. Disguised as Jack, she and Holmes share adventures and form a friendship over the next three years. With humor, drama, and poignancy, this book tells the story of what really happened during Holmes’ hiatus.
Charlotte Hart
By Claudio Milo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Set in the 1800s - this well-written, truly classical masterpiece, takes the reader back in time to a wealthy English country estate. A young nurse from a poor village takes up residence to be both nurse and governess in a wealthy neighbourhood. Love and matters of human compassion encourage the heroine, Charlotte Hart, to become more than what she intended to be.
Bring Him In Mad
By Russell Croft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,530. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
“Bring Him In Mad” is a fictionalised version of the Windham lunacy trial of 1861, which lasted thirty-four days and caused a great sensation. It tells of how eccentric young Norfolk squire, William Windham of Felbrigg Hall, was accused of madness because of his infatuation with Agnes Willoughby, a courtesan of the kind known as “pretty horsebreakers", and it describes his eventual fate.
Tempest
By Cynthia Wright
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
“Cynthia Wright is a gem among writers!” ~ Literary Times A marriage of convenience in the Gilded Age… Heiress Catherine Beasley Parrish has been groomed all her life to marry an English duke. But, when she meets Adam Raveneau, a rakish new viscount, Cathy awakens to a destiny worth fighting for. Can two people who wed for all the wrong reasons find the courage to create a lasting love?
The Duchess War
By Courtney Milan
Series: The Brothers Sinister, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,760. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Miss Minerva Lane is a quiet, bespectacled wallflower, and she wants to keep it that way. After all, the last time she was the center of attention, it ended badly—so badly that she changed her name to escape her scandalous past. So when a handsome duke comes to town, the last thing she wants is his attention. But that is precisely what she gets...
The Travelers' Club: Fire and Ash
By Michael Bradley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Travelers’ Club is back! As 1880 draws to a close, the members of the secret British adventuring group, The Travelers’ Club, are back in the saddle and looking for trouble. With new members along for the ride, the intrepid team will take on international spies, wily women and the ancient Atlantean threat at the very Gates to Hell in the Territory of Arizona and the untamed American West.
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
By Amber E. Nease
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 292,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Set in Great Britain and South Africa at the close of the Victorian era, Great Is Thy Faithfulness follows the story of John Whitting, a recent Oxford graduate who is struggling to find his place and purpose in life. His struggle is intensified when he is challenged by a new acquaintance to set his course according to the faith he professes.
Young PRB: A novel of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
By Elisabeth Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,330. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was formed by William Holman Hunt and six friends in 1848 with revolution in mind - a revolt against the staid and stale art world of mid-Victorian London. YOUNG PRB tells the story of these young men: Their trials and triumphs. Their enemies and allies. It is a story of friendship and how adversity, success, and growing up can test even the strongest bonds.
A Merry Requiem, Part I The Gathering Storm
By Margaret Pritchard Houston
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 118,540. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
Paris, 1822. With a new wife and a successful career as a writer, Philippe Etienne seems to have it all. But a series of tragedies puts him in conflict with the King, and he begins to doubt all he has ever believed. With revolution in the air, Philippe must decide, once and for all, which side he is on – and what price he is willing to pay.
Ruby McBride
By Freda Lightfoot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,060. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ruby, a rebel at heart under the not-so-tender care of the nuns, is forced to abandon her siblings at just sixteen and marry a man she believes to be a conman. Furious at being robbed of the chance to be with her childhood sweetheart, Kit Jarvis, she resists Bart’s advances. Only Ruby’s courage enables her to make a life for herself within the thriving community of waterways folk.
Costumes and Filigree: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera
By Dayna Stevenson
Price: Free! Words: 128,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In this not-so-serious retelling of the Phantom of the Opera, Christine Daaé, a rather bratty girl who lives to become a diva, is horrified to discover that her mentor, whom she believed to be an angel, is really a monstrously-disfigured man. But as she works to accomplish her goals of fame and fortune, she realizes that it is really her genteel fiancé, Raoul de Chagny, who is the true monster.
The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket: Vol I: Turnkey
By Christopher Dunkle
Series: The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 227,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 1 review)
A backward and booze-soaked spin on the steampunk model, Turnkey follows its cast of old-fashioned souls adrift in a new-fashioned world. A blend of self-deprecating humor, silly wit, white-knuckle adventure, old-fashioned romance, and bittersweet tragedy, Turnkey begins The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket with a resounding bang!
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.
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.