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Pride, Prejudice and Undead
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Vampire Cecil loses his lover, a mortal gay man Nickolas Redmoore, and Cecil comes to a decision that only his suicide can stop his heartache.
Lady Arabella
Price: Free! Words: 14,910. Language: British English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Dr.s William and Eloise Cairnby embark on an historical research visit to Bouchart abbey, hoping to uncover more of the truth behind its demise. Following a freak storm lasting two days, William ventures into the abbey and encounters Lady Arabella, who takes him somewhere he thought it was impossible to go. Can he survive the shock and fulfil Lady Arabella’s hopes for eternal rest?
Though Heaven Fall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A crippled beggar befriends a man who claims to be an angel; but is the stranger instead the escaped “Mad Monk” of Pershore Abbey?
My Brother's Keeper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A space traveler lands on a primitive planet, and contends with the backwards philosophy of some brown-robed brethren as he tries to rescue his own brother's spirit. Does he succeed? Read “My Brother’s Keeper” to find out. "My Brother's Keeper" is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection “Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
Hiding the Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
1503, Vauclair Abbey, France - the mysterious death of a Cistercian monk and the even more mysterious disappearance of another one. Could this be what happened? A fictional interpretation of a real fact!
The Fortune of the Bourbons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?
Sir Thomas and the Abbess Martha
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: British English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The ghosts of Mayfield Abbey, wicked Sir Thomas, and saintly Abbess Martha, rarely agree about anything, but when they discover that their beloved stately pile is in danger they may be forced to co-operate!
The Uncommon Herd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
The Leper's Bible
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
At the time of the dissolution of the monasteries the monks who remain at Fountains Abbey are struggling. It is a time of intrigue, corruption and power politics. Within the hallowed hush of the scriptorium two monks are working in companionable silence. Until a shocking revelation challenges their relationship. Will the corruption of others destroy any hope of a miracle? Is belief in God enough?
The Groundskeeper of Kylemore Abbey
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
One day, John Smith simply appeared. He walked onto the premises, picked up a shovel, and set to work in the vegetable garden. He said not a word.