Books tagged: 1800s

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Face Value: The Assassination of Portrait Painting by Photography, 1850–1870
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
“Face Value” takes a revolutionary new approach to art history, exposing complex networks of colonial artists and revealing important lost paintings of Richard Noble. This long-overdue research will rewrite gallery and museum catalogues in Australia and Britain, and finally deliver some justice to our lost artists.
A Sign of the Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Teacher Leanna Pallas is committed to bringing education to a rural Pennsylvania town in 1885. Not everyone there values education. The Collier family have been blacksmiths for generations. Now they must decide if they should send their teenage son Joshua to school, or train him to work in the family business.
Peter
Price: $5.80 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: British English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How chance encounters may impact upon our lives. Whether with romance, love and fulfilment or with fear, sorrow and loss. All are encountered in this tale.
A Winter's Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A young lady’s fascination with a murdering earl and his dark castle lands her in the heart of an ancient and terrible secret. It will take more than a Christmas kiss underneath the mistletoe to break the curse and find a happily ever after.
The Traveller's Cage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,870. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1865, William Penderton escapes from London’s Millbank Prison. But can he escape from the prison inside him? His past, his family, his character – these are the challenges on his path to self-discovery. A steamship journey across the Atlantic lets him leave his secrets behind, but will a new life in Canada actually deliver the freedom he seeks?
The Suspect's Daughter
Series: Rogue Hearts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Determined to help her father with his political career, Jocelyn sets aside dreams of love until she meets a mysterious gentleman with dangerous secrets. Working undercover, Grant’s only suspect for a murder conspiracy is the father of a lady who is getting increasingly hard to ignore. They must work together to find the assassins. England’s future hangs in the balance...and so does their love.
Biting the Bullet: The Effect of Equipment in the Sepoy Rebellion its Changes in Post-Mutiny India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A history student's essay detailing the military changes enacted after the 1857 Indian Mutiny.
The Gardener's Daughter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,910. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Lord Charles Francis Greville, the son of the Earl of Warwick, needs an artist to record the flowers of the plants in his exotic collection. When he catches his gardener's daughter snooping in his library, he has an idea who.
Anatomy of a Darkened Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Father’s wretched secret coincides with Abigail Delilah’s birth. Mother will make Abigail suffer because someone must take the blame. But do these cruelties breed a shadowed soul or is redemption within reach? Multi-layered and rife with psychological depth, this riveting novel appeals to the literary reader and the leisure reader alike, combining key facets of several popular genres.
Orphans' Inn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
When twelve-year-old Charity Bullock’s parents die in Galveston’s yellow fever epidemic in 1853, she and her fifteen year-old sister, Hope, must travel across the Texas frontier by ox wagon to live with their great-uncle, Richard Bullock, whom they have never met. Their only living relative, Great-Uncle Bullock owns a large hotel in Austin, the new capitol of the Republic of Texas.