Books tagged: gilded age

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Hotel Windsor Fire Fifth Avenue, New York City March 17, 1899
Price: $3.05 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
The Windsor Hotel was a fixture on Fifth Avenue in the late 19th century. John D. Rockefeller, authors Matthew Arnold and Oscar Wilde and foreign dignitaries stayed there regularly. My e-book looks at the day of the fire and recounts eyewitness accounts of events. It is likely that the inferno began on the first floor. A stray match or a blaze that began in the kitchen may have been responsible.
The Kavanagh House
Series: The Aeturnis Machine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Built at the threshold of the steam-driven Gilded Age, The Kavanagh House is filled with mechanical wonders, mechanized puzzles, hidden places, and seven death traps. A century later, Parker discovers the journal of Eleanor Kavanagh inside a metal puzzle box and wrapped in a cryptic note: My father’s house is haunted and it’s my fault.
A Blazing Gilded Age
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,310. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
A searing family saga about a poor coal-mining family's struggles amid an era burning with ambition, yet bleeding with injustice. Features iconic figures like Teddy Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, Mark Twain, Nikola Tesla, four presidents and more, painting a vivid canvas of the strengths and weaknesses of 19th century America.
Throne of Grace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Arthur Davenport has it all: looks, money, and a successful future planned by his parents. He knows that something is missing, but when he and Josie, his mother's maid, develop a friendship that can only be based on Christian values, he realizes that his love for her is the key to his happiness. Can he convince her that he would gladly give up his life of luxury for a life of service with her?
End of the Engagement
Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A prequel short story to the Miss Pierce's Protegees series, set thirty years before. Contains a secret engagement -- and betrayal!
By The Sea, Book Two: Amanda
Series: BY THE SEA, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,150. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Marrying American money to an English title is a tradition of its own; but Amanda Fain, a brash heiress with money to burn, has a fondness for Bolsheviks and bootleg liquor that makes her an unlikely match for the reluctant, ironic, and impoverished English aristocrat Geoffrey Seton, who has been ordered to America to find someone who can pay the bills for the family estate back home.
By The Sea, Book One: Tess
Series: BY THE SEA, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,970. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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BY THE SEA is a four-book series that sweeps from the Gilded Age through the Roaring Twenties and then to the Great Depression, culminating a century later in Newport, RI, wealthy and alluring "City by the Sea." Book One is the tale of Tess Moran, a beautiful Irish housemaid in one of the Newport mansions who makes a dark bargain with a man of commanding wealth and falls in love in the bargain.
Glass Hours
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,550. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Heiress Caroline Lyndfield is still mourning the loss of her great love when she walks into a scene so gruesome that it literally casts her into a future distant from anything she'd ever known. Jake Stanton doesn't believe in time travel but there's something compelling about Caroline. And Mitchell Johnston sees her as a link to power... and love... no matter who gets hurt.
Nocturne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Nocturne reveals a girl’s coming of age during 1888-89 in Georgetown, D.C. The remembrances of Amelia Prescott are heightened by a sharp wit and telling details that chronicle this year in her life. Abandoned by her parents, Amelia is saved from despair by the loving hand of her aunt. When that hand dies before her eyes, she struggles to prevail over her pain through the art of music.
Unwanted Wives
Series: Old Cases, Book 1. Price: $1.99 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