Books tagged: 1800s

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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.
Pretty Bird (Haunted Hotel Prequel)
Series: Haunted Hotel. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Brothel owner Joel Rankin refuses his fiance's request to close the Bird Cage. As a result he is punished with an evil spell that changes his life forever. Pretty Bird is a western historical short story with romantic elements. This short historical fiction prequel is intended to introduce readers to the characters in the Haunted Hotel series. The story continues with Caged Bird.
Going Where the Wind Blows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rita Mae came to San Francisco in the late 1800s with her man to find a better life, never mind the fact that said new life involved plans to rob a few banks. When Bill is murdered, Rita Mae starts turning tricks while she tries to find the killer and, even more importantly, the bankroll. When her new job results in another murder, Rita Mae discovers her problems are only just beginning.
Poor Prospects
Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A thousand miles from home and with nothing better on the horizon, all Steven wanted was a small strike in the California gold fields. The gold he found in the coastal swamp wasn't what he had in mind, and the price turned out higher than he could pay.
The Chain of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based on the diary of Major William Hawthorne, a young veteran of the Napoleonic Wars who is sent to the Cape of Good Hope to manage the security of a mysterious VIP. Amazed at the man's true identity, his plan to protect him from assassins leads to a surprising ending and changes William's life forever.
A Girl Called Foote
Price: Free! Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Set in England in the 1800s, this is the coming-of-age story of two remarkable people leading very different lives. Misfortune requires the very clever Lydia to seek work as a maid. From the moment mischievous Sir Jonathan catches her reading books she is supposed to be dusting, he is intrigued. Thus begins a clandestine relationship that is, for both of them, amusing, confusing and enlightening.
Mount II: The Next Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,100. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Everyone’s favorite mountain man returns! The year is 1843. On his way to Fall Rendezvous, Mount meets up with his old friend Patch, along with Sunshine, Patch’s traveling companion. What starts out as an expedition for fun, soon turns to an epic struggle for survival amid the dramatic and exciting Western wilds. The biggest escapade for Mount lies ahead in Oregon City...