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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.
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!
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.
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, Fiction » Literature » War
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?
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.
Vienna Bonbons
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 Family for Christmas
Series: Ladies of the Abberly Theater. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A childless couple finds the perfect holiday gift--and then must fight to keep them.
Mrs. Faggit's Seaside Lodgings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Inspirational
Peel back the yellow-budded wallpaper. On these panels someone wrote of sullen lives, sealed secrets, gossip, false charm, jealousy and rivalling ancestors... all behind the fantasy facade of a recluse's delight that retains its 19th century quirkiness. Mrs. Damask Faggit, spinster and inheritor of the family's walls, entranced the leathery house into a sprightly
The Air That Remains
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Air That Remains is a Gothic horror story about madness, the limits of mankind's understanding and the depths of the ocean. While a standalone work, it's counted as Volume Seven in the Year of the Horse Anthology, a collection of monthly short stories by Timothy J. Meyer, released in 2014.
The Daguerreotype
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A disillusioned university scientist comes across an 1847 daguerreotype of a famous hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY. The fragile image is an unexpected window into the past, into a time he finds increasingly mesmerizing and seductive.
Dancing in Red
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The prequel to Eilis Flynn and Heather Hiestand's Wear Black, "Dancing in Red" looks at how assassin Nellie Clifton started life, with plans that go awry.
Grace
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
On March 17th, 1912, on his journey back from the South Pole and just thirty-one miles from One Ton Depot with its supply of food and fuel, Lawrence Edward Grace Oates left the tent which he had shared with four companions and went out into a blizzard. His last words, according to Robert Scott, were: ‘I am just going outside and may be some time.’ His body was never found...
Calliope and the Viscount
Series: Ladies of the Abberly Theater, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Eschewing the rules of stuffy English society, Calliope Bellingham is out to win the right for women to vote, but what she wins is the heart of a friend, nobleman, confidant and lover.
Maddy and the Gambler
Series: Ladies of the Abberly Theater, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
In Victorian London, a horribly scarred seamstress finds herself gambling on the healing love of a viscount's gadabout son.
Iphigenia and the Showman
Series: Ladies of the Abberly Theater, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In Victorian London, a beautiful but penniless illusionist finds herself and her dreams at the delicious mercy of an emotionally haunted theater owner.
No Place For Sluggards: Installments 1-5
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Inspirational
The faces of Victorian England---cheeky gaslight stories of destiny and poverty. Some of them have plans, some of them have nothing. The lazy have much to fear. In the midst of all this a few minds light up with the energy of possibilities. Each chapter features a character, occupation and tricks of survival. Few see a Higher life.