Books tagged: victorian

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Bushfire Death Trap - The Eltham Gateway
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
Written by Tim Malseed and bushfire expert David Packham, the Paper warns of the risk of extreme bushfire to fellow residents trapped by the Yarra River. The Paper contains 12 recommendations about how the Victorian Government can mitigate that risk. www.theelthamgateway.com for the pdf version. The recommendations are heavy on Government leadership, and light on taxpayer funds.
Seduced at Sunset
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,910. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00)
Sometimes the matchmaker finds a love of her own...
Jack Dawkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Golbin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.40)
Jack Dawkins, once known as the Artful Dodger in the streets of London, was sent to Australia on a prison ship when he was little more than a boy. Now he has returned to find that London has changed while the boy has turned into a man.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Luminous Marks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00)
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Luminous Marks: Glowing marks are left at the sites of petty thefts. What are they for? Darkwood and Hobbs search out the meaning of the marks in London's fog shrouded night.
An Automated Death (STEAMPUNK)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A young boy's spirit possesses an automaton he and his father are building to offer his grief stricken parent comforting messages. When the man who killed him becomes obsessed with the machine, he and the boy’s father are set on a collision course guaranteed to cause tragedy.
The Truth of the Matter
Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The world has gone mad, and it has taken Sebring Campbell with it. Sebring is a reasonable man, an agent of Justice, a product of nineteenth-century rational thought. But there is a monster on the loose, a criminal turned demon stripping Sebring's life away, one love at a time. The monster Rothers leads Sebring on a chase of blood and shadow, a chase that can only end in the noose or in Hell.
The Body
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A long-suffering, social-climbing son deals with more than the usual embarrassment of misbehaving parents, hoping to find acceptability in the certainty of their demise. If some things would just stay buried... “The Body” is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Philomena Sparks and The Curse of the Big Ben
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
- Global Ebook Awards - Gold Medal (2014) - London Book Festival - Honorable Mention (2013) - Sharp Writ Book Awards - 2nd Runner-Up, Sci-Fi / Fantasy (2013)
A Dilemma For Jamie
Series: Jamie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Tillie's twins are now 15 months old, and talk of Jamie going to boarding school sends her into a battle of wits with David. Jamie has his own concerns, but all that is forgotten when, David is involved in a serious accident, and one of the twins goes missing. They have to face their fears and deal with one tragedy after another. But can they succeed in persuading David to change his mind?
A Parliament of Crows
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 60,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Three women in black. Always in mourning clothes--secretive, devious and deadly--they might at first appear to be long lost members of the Addams Family or characters drawn by Edward Gorey, but the women in this novel are inspired by three sisters from history who were anything but humorous. The story of their lives and their crimes is the very definition of Southern Gothic.