Books tagged: 1890s

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Moonlit Days and Nights
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Crime Writers of Canada winner for best first novel. Welcome to Toronto in the naughty eighteen nineties with its glorious opera houses, sumptuous brothels, underworld gangs, and drugs galore. Follow the adventure of Reginald Ravencroft - the rustic dreamer from Balls Falls as he heads off to Toronto on a mission of revenge involving burglaries, kidnapping, murder and a good deal of shopping.
How I Overcame My Inventor’s Block
Series: Amazi Chronicles · Free Short Stories, Book 1 · Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Romy became an orphan at 17. Forced to move, she hates everything. The thing that keeps her going is the desire to invent something regardless of the implications. But she has one setback after another. An inventor's show is taking place soon in Vienna. Can she complete something in time? This is a free fantasy steampunk-inspired short story based on the characters in the Amazi Chronicles
Unwanted Wives
Series: Old Cases, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Carlyle Harris and Robert Buchanan had several things in common. Both worked in the medical field, with Harris a medical student and Buchanan a practicing physician. Both lived in New York City in the early 1890s. And both had wives they didn't want. 5,000 words
Breakfast at Midnight
Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(3.00)
Hobart, Tasmania, 1894. From the mouldering cells of Port Arthur to the sun-dappled grounds of Wintersleigh House, Breakfast at Midnight analyses the expectations placed on young people by family members and by society as a whole. It also explores the polarised society of the mid 1890's, a time when trenchant Victorian conservatism and burgeoning feminist ideals seemed increasingly incompatible.
"What A Dream!"
Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00)
"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
New Orleans Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A collection of mystery stories set in New Orleans - 1940s Private-eye Lucien Caye, 1890s NOPD Detective Jacques Dugas as well as NOPD Homicide Detectives John Raven Beau and Dino LaStanza (he’s back!). There are also a couple ghost stories, a maniac story, the gold bug of Jean Lafitte, a man with moon hands and a future-cop story with a guy named Max.
The Desert Rose
Series: Dime Store Novel, New Orleans 1897. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Rachelle Reese. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When this sequel to Rips in the Weave begins, the weave is torn and its threads are unraveling. Delilah has gone to find brides to appease Khrou-ach. Sassafras is dying from a spider bite. Agatha is preparing for war. The Desert Rose is a story of love and loss, of anguish and joy, of metamorphosis and chaos. It is a story that asks the question -- what happens when a god loves a mortal?
Angels in Hell's Kitchen
Series: Dime Store Novel, New York 1895. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010 by Rachelle Reese. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00)
Duncan O’Malley is satisfied with his life in Hell’s Kitchen. He has the boxing gym he’d always wanted to start and a brother who cares for him, even if he does drive him bonkers sometimes. Unfortunately, his peaceful life ends when he’s ‘invited’ to become a Citizen On Patrol and discovers there are unseen dangers in the shadowed alleyways and angels who will change his world forever.
Rips in the Weave
Series: Dime Store Novel, New Orleans 1897. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010 by Rachelle Reese. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00)
Delilah Cats is thrilled when Laurent Cheney asks her to marry him. However, her sister Sassafras is against their marriage and goes to Agatha, the guardian of the swamp, for advice. Together they plot to tear apart the lovers. But when Delilah defies her sister and follows her heart, she is entangled in a struggle between men and gods, each with his own agenda and the power to destroy.
The Whipping Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,710. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00)
Tom Freshour is a striking half-Indian who knows nothing of the world beyond the orphanage where he’s been raised by a sadistic minister. But Tom is about to get a bracing education, as he embarks on a set of wild adventures across the Oklahoma Territory, uncovering a scheme to steal land, being chased by a hired killer, and confronting the man who made him a whipping boy.