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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.
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.
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...
On the Other Side by Brianna Webber
Price: Free! Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Midway Between Heaven and Hell by S.C. Barrus
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(5.00 from 1 review)
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. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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.
Bloody Rain - Murder, Madness & the Monsoon by Rick Spilman
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.67 from 6 reviews)
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. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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. 
Of Secrets, Letters, and Lions by A.E. Moseley
Series: Secrets of the Lion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.33 from 3 reviews)
"Father has started keeping secrets so deep and so large that he has locked himself in his study..." so starts the series of letters that Hanna Hunt sends to her best friend in America. With her friend's encouragement, Hanna teams up with her younger sister in hopes of solving the mystery surrounding their father. But what the girls are unaware of is just how dark and deadly his secrets are.
Imagination by M. Tayyab
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.00 from 1 review)
what if a man indulges himself in imaginations. It is a story about a beggar in olden times wandering the streets with in extraordinary power of visualization. His imaginations introduce him to the art of transition between real and imaginary worlds.
The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum by D. L. Mackenzie
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this first novelette of the Magnetron Chronicles series, eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor Phineas J. Magnetron reveals his association with the secretive Hogalum Society. When his mentor and Society founder Dr. Hogalum dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously, thus unearthing a haunting and compelling mystery.
Roses for Cassandra by A.E. Moseley
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This is the small, but pleasant tale of how the theater brought together two lovers: a dancer and a stagehand.
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