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Hic Sunt Dracones: Being a True Account of the Rescue of Professor G. E. Challenger from Misadventure
By G.W. Renshaw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Professor Challenger was famous even before his dinosaur-infested adventures in The Lost World. Now he is determined to capture a newly reported predator in the Carpathian Mountains. But who is hunting whom? And what fearless adventurers shall save him?
Seeking Kailash
By DJ Cockburn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A Nepali porter carries a Victorian explorer up a mountain in search of a fabled healer.
Sahib
By J. Calvin Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by valhallapress. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A literary tidbit by acclaimed fantasy writer J. Calvin Pierce set in Edwardian England.
Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong: A Victorian San Francisco Story
By M. Louisa Locke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, the newest in Locke’s Victorian San Francisco series, Annie Fuller, widowed boarding house keeper and reluctant clairvoyant, turns to Mr. Wong for help in solving a puzzle that could have life or death consequences.
A Crack in Time
By Linda Arditto
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
1 star(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Set in 1851 England, A Crack in Time is the short, short story of a young man, John Pitt, who has the most extraordinary experience. 'The Beast Within' will be published April, 2014.
Silk and Scorn
By Cassandra Dean
Series: Silk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
No matter how much their mothers wanted Sarah and Arthur to wed, Sarah had loathed him. However, circumstance and her late husband’s father conspire against her, and she is forced to turn to Arthur for help. Perhaps she needs his legal expertise, but she refuses to acknowledge how handsome her oldest foe has become…or her reaction to him.
On the Other Side
By Brianna Webber
Price: Free! Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Mae and Ben are polar opposites. They live and work on a cotton plantation in southern Georgia. Mae is thought to be nameless, and commands high respect, while Ben is clumsy and a coward. But when Mr. Martin shows up, Mae and Ben are thrown into a whirlwind of decisions. The risk of death and recapture, hang over their heads. Will they run to freedom, or will they stay, where their stories are.
Smoke and Fears
By Laura VanArendonk Baugh
Series: Smoke and..., Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Marsden cannot remember his real name, nor how he came to be a valet for the schoolboy son of a powerful magician. Phantom wisps of incense and narrow glimpses of memory are all he has, until he chances upon a family secret which only compounds intrigue. What might his young master Abel know of his amnesia? What binds him to the Wensleys? And why does he, a simple valet, know fragments of magic?
Annie McGuire
By Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by verse on the gravestone of a child in an old cemetery, this is the touching story of family and friends who may have surrounded the little girl buried there. Filled with love and tenderness, this tiny tale provides a view of simple times gone by, and leaves the reader with a warm heart and a misty eye.
Midway Between Heaven and Hell
By S.C. Barrus
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Suspense. Love. Murder. Revenge. Backstabbing business partners, disloyal lovers, and a madman seeking revenge. The madman’s plan: send the to hell with all the pomp and circumstance an event like this deserves! Will Bobbie Flanagan, a nervous young man with nothing to lose, be able to stop? Read this “twisted tale of revenge” (Lia Burres, Goodreads) to find out.
The Invitation
By VR Christensen
Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
When Arabella and Mariana Gray are presented with an invitation to assume residence in their landlord's grand country estate, a decision must be made. It isn't as simple a matter as it seems. The Invitation is bonus material—the first five chapters of the original version of Cry of the Peacock—reworked to be told as a short story.
Seamus Tripp & the North Star Witch
By Jon Garett
Series: The Adventures of Seamus Tripp. Price: Free! Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Old and New Worlds clash in a farming community on the frozen Minnesota prairie. Can Seamus Tripp and the kids break a Norse witch's enchantment over the town? He's Seamus Tripp, Loremaster.
Silk and Scandal
By Cassandra Dean
Series: Silk, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
~Book One of The Silk Series~ Eight years ago, Thomas Cartwright and Lady Nicola Fitzgibbons were friends. Now, Lady Nicola is back in London, bringing tales of scandal with her. Thomas, a respectable barrister and new member of parliament, cannot be associated with scandal...but Nicola won’t let him ignore her.
Luftigel and Doppelgänger
By D. L. Mackenzie
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this fifth volume of the Magnetron Chronicles series, Magnetron’s mysterious disappearance in 1901 is revealed, as are his romantic interests. Having journeyed to Berlin, the Hogalum Society members seek to clear their names and hunt down Eldridge Compost before he can do more harm. In so doing, they will be drawn into Compost’s schemes, culminating in a battle to the death over German skies.
Toneelstuk: Zotte Charlotte
By Patrick Bernauw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: Dutch. Published: March 28, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Charlotte, de dochter van Leopold I, huwt op jonge leeftijd met Maximiliaan van Oostenrijk. In 1860 krijgt hij de keizerskroon van Mexico aangeboden. Kort daarna ontvlamt een burgeroorlog, wordt hij gefusilleerd... en Charlotte krankzinnig. Of toch niet? Want waarom sluit het Belgische koningshuis haar eigenlijk op, voor de rest van haar leven, in het kasteel van Boechout, bij Meise?
An Automated Death (STEAMPUNK)
By Teresa Reasor
Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A young boy's spirit possesses an automaton he and his father are building to offer his grief stricken parent comforting messages. When the man who killed him becomes obsessed with the machine, he and the boy’s father are set on a collision course guaranteed to cause tragedy.
The Second Mate's Cup of Tea
By Jacob Innes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(SHORT STORY: HISTORICAL) Queen Victoria's seventy-first birthday. An Englishman far from home and homesick. All he wanted was a cup of English tea. Served properly. On clean china. On clean table linen. In the small port of Garibaldi, Oregon, in the dining room of the town's finest hotel what he got was something annoyingly different.
Bloody Rain - Murder, Madness & the Monsoon
By Rick Spilman
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Bloody Rain is a short story set in the 1880s on the sailing ship, Queen Charlotte, in the Hoogly River off the Calcutta and in the Bay of Bengal - a tale of murder, madness and the monsoon.
Wessex Tales: "The Dorset Ooser Dines" (Story 26)
By Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In the village of Child Okeford a ‘Bull’ or 'Ooser' used to show up uninvited at Christmas festivities, causing mayhem. One guest at his manor's annual ball sees an opportunity to make a good match for his daughter. He pays the Ooser to carry her off. Rescued by her otherwise timid suitor, the girl's future is assured. *The Plain Text version cannot display the photo of the Ooser in this tale.
Wessex Tales: "Crossing" (Story 31)
By Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Long ago, the ancient lady in the darkened bed had been the first white woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Or had she been the first to walk around it? Whatever the truth, that legend from her lifetime would soon die with her. Unconscious on her deathbed, scenes from her life run through her head while caregivers chatter around her. [1976]