Books tagged: turn of the century

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A Western Fable
By Matthew Murphy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,240. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2009. Category: Fiction
After his family is killed by a ruthless outlaw, Eddie Black goes on a hunt for vengeance that only destroys what he has left.
Rips in the Weave
By Rachelle Reese
Series: Dime Store Novel, New Orleans 1897. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010 by Rachelle Reese. Category: Fiction
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 Death Of Hope - A Tale of Lovecraftian Horror
By Matt Kirkby
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by Cosmic Legends. Category: Fiction
Ernst Arkeville Father Julian Barabbas Morgan Three men travelling across 1900's Arizona when their train breaks down. Now they are trapped in the decaying wierd west town known as the Death of Hope. While the train's crew attempt to repair their steam engine, something begins to prey on the stranded travellers. The Death Of Hope might becomes the death of them all!
A Deadly Affection
By Cuyler Overholt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,670. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
A young psychiatrist in 1907 New York fears she may have unwittingly provoked a patient to commit murder. "Captures the feel ... of [early] 20th-century New York in a deeply pleasing way. Strong prose and captivating characters ... pull the reader in to the very last page ... A whodunit full of dark secrets and fascinating intrigue." Kirkus, Starred Review
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
By Timothy Burraston
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
Somebody
By Emily Frankel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 250,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction
Cordelia, born on the first day of the new century, inherits her mother's dreams of becoming "Somebody." Marrying at 17, has twins, becomes a star in silent movies, then television. During her passionate second marriage to a renown, right-wing, serially unfaithful newspaper publisher, she mends her broken heart --as a congresswoman, fights for liberal causes with the help of her two lovers.
The Altar of Yunnuth (expurgated edition)
By Wade McMaster
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
There is more to an ancient Mesopotamian urn than three New England scholars expect. Warning: this story contains graphic violence.
The Lady Hypnotist
By bernie schallehn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the late 1880s, Professor Simone Joubert, hypnotist and clairvoyant, plays to astonished crowds in opera houses, auditoriums and theaters throughout New York and New England. On stage, in the land of make-believe, Simone is completely at home, completely at ease. She controls her universe.
A White Room
By Stephanie Carroll
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,550. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
Set in 1901, A White Room is the story of Emeline Evans, a young woman who dreams of becoming a nurse but is forced to sacrifice her dreams and marry a man she does not know. He moves her to an isolated town where Emeline’s sorrow edges toward madness. Her only solace comes from an opportunity to nurse to the poor, but to finally pursue her dreams, she must secretly defy her new husband.
Lillian Holmes and the Leaping Man
By Ciar Cullen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction
At the cusp of the twentieth century, an heiress turned detective enters a world of deception and danger and must learn to trust her nemesis with both her life and her love.