Books tagged: 19th century

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The Society of Misfit Stories Presents: The Unknown
Series: The Society of Misfit Stories Presents.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2018 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
At the end of the 19th century, young Welsh aristocrat returns home following the mysterious death of his father, a scholar of the occult. Despite his desire to start a new life, circumstances conspire to send him into a spiral of madness. Estimated word count: 10,900 words
Alexander Stephens Vice President Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the Confederate States of America, was a sickly man from childhood. He was short and weighed very little. At the time of Viriginia's secession from the U.S., in 1861, the capital of the Confederacy was moved from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia. Alexander remained behind at his Crawfordville, Georgia home instead. Some writers have criticized this.
Shadows and Spies: Six Victorian Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2018 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From USA Today bestselling historical romance author Anthea Lawson, six tales that explore the moodier side of Victorian England. Mystery abounds, and while some of these tales are on the pensive side, there are enough happy endings to ultimately make the reader smile. A bonus story at the end introduces the universe of Victoria Eternal, an Alternate History look at Victorian times.
Gift of the Winds (A Tale of Hendricks Head Lighthouse)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
It was a lonely lighthouse, tucked far out on a Peninsula. Its function was to protect the ships at sea from the treacherous shoals of coastal Maine. Jacob and Sarah had done their job well all these years: keeping the lamp lit and sounding the warning horn whenever necessary. And now, unable to help, they watched as the violence of a late winter storm took out its fury on a helpless schooner.
The Apple Pie Prize: An Owen Family Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
No one in Shenandoah County would say Rod Owen lacked vigor. The evidence is clear, with six young’uns running around the farm and his wife Julia about to call in the midwife. But a pie crust and a small boy with a sack of dead squirrels can be vexing impediments when such a man wants a little kissin' in the kitchen. A short story packed with insights into early times at the Owen Family farm.
My Gentleman Thief
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Spirited archaeologist Thalia Grace is digging for happiness in all the wrong places. Handsome artist Yiannis Istoriakis needs to become a thief to restore his country’s heritage. As their quests collide, they find an unexpected treasure greater than anything they could have imagined.
The Passage of Falyn Sweeney: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A girl traveling alone to a new world carrying the secrets of generations… A powerful man in steerage with other ideas for a lone traveler… A pair of Spaniards who appear just when the girl’s secrets are splayed out… An unknown entity, chronicling everything onboard, including thoughts… The Passage of Falyn Sweeney is the first short story in the Falyn Sweeney Saga by award-winning author Dani
Maggie Quinn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1840's Ireland, with most of her family wiped out from disease and the fields ravaged by the potato famine, Maggie Quinn, along with her younger brother Patrick, realizes she has no choice but to leave her beloved Ireland. Leaving Ireland isn't as easy as she thinks and she's forced to make a daring escape for the better life she's been told awaits her in America.
Mended by Moonlight: A Shenandoah Neighbors Novella
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,790. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
A grief-stricken Confederate widow. A Union surgeon plagued by guilt. What possible set of circumstances would bring them to a meeting of the minds? Can there be a happily-ever-after for Ella Ruth and Alex during Reconstruction? Mended by Moonlight is best enjoyed if read after the Owen Family Saga novel, Gone for a Soldier.
The Back Settlement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Beth must stop her father. Can she act in time? Beth is 32 years old and a drudge in her father’s house. She once turned down a proposal from James because of her father. Now she has a second chance if she goes with him to the Back Settlement—today. But Beth’s past clouds their marriage. The day her father shows up uninvited, Beth knows she must act to protect her fragile happiness.