Books tagged: victorian

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Wynfield's Kingdom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » General
Welcome to 1830s Bermondsey, London's most notorious slum, a land of gang wars, freak shows, and home to every depravity known to man. Dr. Thomas Grant, a disgraced physician, adopts Wynfield, a ten-year-old thief savagely battered by a gang leader for insubordination. The boy grows up to be a slender, idealistic opium addict who worships Victor Hugo.
Scoundrel In Disguise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
For five years, Jameson Rex has harbored a startling secret. When his uncle uncovers the truth and threatens to expose him, Rex has no choice but to flee to London. Disinherited and in need of funds, he accepts a wager to woo the unconquerable Sarah Mendenhall, embarking on a whirlwind courtship that puts both of their reputations on the line.
A Christmas Coda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,660. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
While Mr. Charles Dickens endeavoured, I, a poor relation across tide and time, am left but to endeavor. His Ghostly little book did not put any readers out of humour, though mine might find some who wish to lay it. May the Spirit that animates it, and the season, yet pleasantly haunt its tidings of Redemption. A faithful Caroller, William Todd.
Face Value: The Assassination of Portrait Painting by Photography, 1850–1870
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
“Face Value” takes a revolutionary new approach to art history, exposing complex networks of colonial artists and revealing important lost paintings of Richard Noble. This long-overdue research will rewrite gallery and museum catalogues in Australia and Britain, and finally deliver some justice to our lost artists.
A Kiss At Christmastide: Regency Novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,880. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
As Lady Pippa scrutinizes another arrogant, demanding lord, she is bombarded with memories of betrayals in her past. Can she forget those difficult life lessons to claim a Christmastide kiss from a perfect stranger? A Standalone Regency Romance Novella
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 Persuasive Love of a Libertine: A Marlow Intrigues Novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Jealousy and longing are cruel emotions when the woman you crave is your friend’s. But there is disloyalty; then there is love…
Series: BryonySeries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,580. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
While grieving the abrupt end of her blood bargain with nineteenth century pianist John Simons, eighteen-year-old Melissa Marchellis packs sensible goals for her life and marches off to college, where her obsession flings her into a relationship with a music professor, a man with a shady reputation and an uncanny resemblance to John.
Series: BryonySeries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,440. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
After her father’s sudden death, seventeen-year-old Melissa Marchellis moves onto the former estate of nineteenth century composer and pianist John Simons, where a mysterious mist stalks her, ghostly piano music plays in her bedroom, and visions of John Simons’ young wife Bryony, who died in childbirth, invade her dreams.
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.