Books tagged: queen victoria

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Vital Fluid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Enigmatic Ink. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two parallel story lines are distanced by time and culture in this satiric alternate history, modern fantasy exploration. Rival hypnotists are pitted against each other in an increasingly bizarre series of performances across an absurdly chaotic America; while, woven in like fine silk, a pair of Victorian era mesmerists match mystical wits before the intolerant and intolerable European bourgeoisie
The Royal Albert Hall: A Masterpiece for the 21st Century
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The story of London's favourite "village hall", written to celebrate its upgrading and refurbishment. With unprecedented access to the archives, it tells of the great pageant of events that have taken place here. Home of the world famous Proms, opera house, sports arena, meeting hall, ballroom - it was also the only place the Beatles and Rolling Stones shared the same bill.
The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Picasso to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill to sex kitten Brigitte Bardot. The glorious strip of Mediterranean beach stretching from Marseilles to Monaco still attracts writers, artists, film stars, and scoundrels. Betcherman's rich account will delight tourists and armchair travelers alike.
Exponential Apocalypse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Jersey Devil Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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Fast-paced, frenetic, funny, and frequently fond of other f-words, EXPONENTIAL APOCALYPSE is the only book that will have you looking forward to the end of the world.
Cold Duty: Selected Readings from the Diary of a Gelusian Repairman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
Manchester, 1860. Jamie Broadman is ripped from his comfortable life in the stables and inducted into the family business: protecting the secrets of the royal family while building a stronger Britain. Britain would never be the same. Courtesy of the British Museum and the Broadman Estate, these are the edited diaries of the man who single-handedly created the modern world...by accident.
Quantum Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,170. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Aurelia has never known anything more than the life laid out for her by her over-bearing mother, her distant father, and her emotionally detached husband. For a Victorian housewife, this is the norm, but she secretly craves more. When the literally other-worldly Marcus, an alien from another world promises a life of danger, exploration and adventure, how can she say no?
Secrets of the Royal Detective - The first Victorian & Edwardian bodyguard
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 69,140. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » Family history
During the reign of Queen Victoria, the monarchy received numerous threats and attacks by terrorists and foreign agitators. This story is about the first Royal Bodyguard - who was my great grandfather James Wood, a former soldier, and detective superintendent of police in Manchester, England. James had expert knowledge of firearms and explosives and was appointed to protect visiting Royalty & VIPs
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
Dead Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Jersey Devil Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
DEAD PRESIDENTS, the second book in the EXPONENTIAL APOCALYPSE series, follows Thor and company through a world rife with megalomanical clones, dinosaur armies, mad scientists, rhinos, and all manner of action and misadventure. Uproarious and unrestrained, DEAD PRESIDENTS puts the "doody" in "doomsday" and the "ha" in "worldwide annihilation."