Books tagged: urchin

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Alfred and the Broken Flute
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A homeless busking street urchin becomes kidnapped by two thugs, who break his wooden flute. Discover how Alfred managed to regain his freedom, by the most unexpected way!
The Incredible Adventure of Fingers and Boston
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A steampunk street urchin discovers a stray dog with a weirdly shaped tag hanging from its collar. As he tries to discover the meaning of the dog tag, a thrilling adventure results.
Gobbler and the Mirror
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
Gobbler lived on the streets of New Babbage, stealing food to survive. His life changed dramatically when he accidentally discovered the secret of a new glass invention.
A Clean Sweep
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » General
Isaac (a sweep) lived an awful life but he found comfort in a secret letter, telling him that all would end well. His life changed dramatically after stealing a cigar box.
The Christmas Penny
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Two hungry street urchins discover a shining penny, laying in the snow one Christmas. How do they spend this resulting treasure?
The Boy With the Clockwork Heart
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward once worked in a cotton mill, until he slipped and fell into the machinery. This story tells the tale of how he received a clockwork heart and how he met the Shadow three times.
Oberon's Children
Price: Free! Words: 136,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
(5.00)
An orphan girl named Mol wakes in the middle of the night to music. Enchanted, she follows the sound into the forest of Arden, where she is taken captive by a man known only as the Erlking; a man who rules a kingdom of monsters. Leaving her life as an urchin far behind, Mol becomes part of the Erlking's Bower for reasons she cannot understand, her only guarantee a future shrouded in mystery.
The Hurdy Gurdy Boy and the New York Kidnap
Series: The Ghost Detective, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Held captive in a New York hotel room, the young violinist Tamara appeals to the only person on earth who can help. But Tommy is the ghost of a Victorian street urchin, he knows nothing about twenty first century technology. Using all his ingenuity he sets out to rescue her. The rescue turns into a chase across the US to a mining town in South Dakota and back. Funny, sad and disturbing.
Tommy's Cave
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
(4.00)
Nine year old Tommy is unhappy in his new home so a plan of escape builds in his mind. This leads to him joining a group of city urchins where he is happy, but for one thing... Exploring he finds a fearsome looking cave in a deep crater with unblinking eyes inside that stare back at him. Dare he go on???
The Countess' Lucky Charm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Saucy pickpocket Simone Dougherty relies on her nimble fingers and quick mind to work London’s streets. However, using her wits to survive in the East End is one thing. Using her wits to pose as the wife of the attractive Lord Temple Wellington is another thing altogether. Especially when her rebellious heart refuses to listen to reason.