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Freda's Folly by Margaret S. Haycraft
Price: Free! Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Freda Beresford is an aspiring young writer whose work is constantly rejected. One day Freda receives a letter from a distant aunt, congratulating her on getting a story published in a leading literary journal. Enclosed is a large cheque and a promise to help Freda to a literary career. Unfortunately, Freda did not write the story, but she accepts the cheque, and the deception starts.
A Daughter of the King by Mrs. Philip Barnes
Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
There are the usual misunderstandings in the small village of Royden, but one year they combine to cause serious friction. An elderly lady, the embodiment of kindness, is turned out of her favourite pew by the new vicar. This is a very readable romance from 1909, with many twists and turns. It has been lightly abridged and edited. A story in the style of Margaret S Haycraft.
The Night Watch by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A series of atrocious murders have the country up in arms. The killer strikes women in the slums at the dead of night, cutting their throats before they can cry out. A committee of tradesmen, fearing for their very livelihoods, set up a night watch to patrol the streets where the bodies have been found...
Take a Chance by Valerie Orozco
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Each flash fiction and short story in TAKE A CHANCE involves characters having to face their issues both physically and mentally. So, either of them can survive to tell a tale of both action and adventure.
Sincerity by Valencia Walker
You set the price! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Lady Charlotte and Lady Catherine attend yet another Grand Ball , Catherine and Charlotte notice the famous arrogant Earl Gregory gazing her way.
Dracula 1912 by Joseph Rubas
Price: Free! Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this sequel to Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Dr. Van Helsing and co. chase a newly resurrected Count Dracula onboard the RMS Titanic.
The Christmas Penny by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Two hungry street urchins discover a shining penny, laying in the snow one Christmas. How do they spend this resulting treasure?
The Boy With the Clockwork Heart by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward once worked in a cotton mill, until he slipped and fell into the machinery. This story tells the tale of how he received a clockwork heart and how he met the Shadow three times.
An Alternative Christmas Carol by Robert Cubitt
Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Ebenezer Smooge is a banker who worships money. His hapless clerk Scratchit ekes out a living while his wife Elisa makes end with a bit of “curtain making” on the side, so her twelve children will be fed. On Christmas Eve Ebenezer is visited first by the ghost of his dead partner, Jacob Harley, and then by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. But will Smooge change his ways?
The Judas Effect: Book #1 Son of a Baron by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: The Judas Effect · The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A young wealthy German playboy finds himself betrayed by family and friends alike. Broke and with no place to turn, he finds himself in the service of the Kaiser as a spy for Germany at one of the most dangerous times in history for a German spy. What will become of this young playboy? Will he survive to old age or pay the price with his life? Only time will tell. A Victorian age story.
A Christmas Oath (Novelette) by Vicki Hopkins
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Holland & Eyre Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Christmas should be a time of peace on earth and goodwill toward men, but it isn’t for Elizabeth Dutton. Three months earlier, she sued Francis Oldman for breach of promise of marriage. When she attends the annual Christmas Eve party at Darby Hall, she comes face-to-face with the man who broke her heart. The party she hoped to enjoy turns into one disaster after another until a miracle arrives.
Sin of Pride by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters. Price: Free! Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Through no fault of her own, May is hurtled into a life of poverty and danger. Dick Street is notorious for crime. The biggest ruffian of all is Jack Liver. When his attention settles on May, she is caught up in murder and violence. Only her courage and determination enable her to survive.
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.
Grace by Leonie Harlington
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...
Brother Gregory: Gene One by John Hulme
Series: Mendel, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Gene One: Introducing the monk Gregor Mendel, his friends and his enemies. How and where Mendel presented his results to the world - made history - and no one understood a word he was saying.
Alma's Mail Order Husband (Texas Brides Book 1) by Kate Whitsby
Series: Texas Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A historical western cowboy romance story about a mail order husband. Alma and Jude McCann get married in the little adobe church in Eagle Pass. But the minute they come home to the ranch, their plans for happily ever after run off the rails. Jude joins the sisters on the range, and conflicts develop in their approaches to managing the ranch. Can their marriage survive?
Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds (Montana Mail Order Brides: Book 1) by Linda Bridey
Series: Montana Mail Order Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Western(5.00 from 1 review)
A historical western cowboy romance novel about a mail order bride. Stifled in her life of high society balls and parties, Tessa O’Connor makes her escape to Montana to marry Dean Samuels, a widower with two children. She is instantly attracted to the rugged ranch owner but can she break through his defenses and make him see that a life filled with happiness and love is within reach?
Violet's Mail Order Husband (Montana Brides #1) by Kate Whitsby
Series: Montana Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 35,550. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Western
Rocking Horse Ranch desperately needs cowboys, and Violet Kilburn and her two younger sisters agree to marry mail-order husbands to fill the void. But their guardian, Cornell Pollard, doesn't approve. When the sisters bring their intended grooms home, he makes life difficult for the three couples. The sisters' plan goes terribly wrong, and their budding romances face the ultimate test.