Books tagged: victorian

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Maddy and the Gambler
Series: Ladies of the Abberly Theater, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
In Victorian London, a horribly scarred seamstress finds herself gambling on the healing love of a viscount's gadabout son.
The Cat Wore Electric Goggles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book is not entirely serious, and it's not entirely not serious. There’s only one cat (briefly) mentioned in the whole book, velociducks do not hunt in packs around English village ponds, and the Moon landing actually cost England a lot more than two hundred and fifty quid. Think Ealing comedy written by tweed-cap chaps in white laboratory coats, some of whom were on psychotropic substances.
Dark Surrender
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,050. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
TRAPPED IN DARKNESS, THEIR PASSION BURNS BRIGHT . . . Violet Whitechapel committed an unspeakable crime to save a child. To escape the hangman’s noose, she takes refuge in a crumbling abbey with secrets darker than her own. When its master offers her a temporary post, Violet cannot say no. Just as she begins to see him in a new light, her past catches up to her and endangers them all.
Senlin Ascends, Book 1 of the Books of Babel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,530. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » General
While honeymooning in the Tower of Babel, Thomas Senlin loses his wife in the crowd.
For Love Alone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,380. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Summer Skye Danvers, lovely Southern belle, is promised in marriage to the Lord of the Isle of Man, the royal Duke of Tyndale. However, since she was but a child, she dreamed of finding happily ever after in the arms of Tyndale’s nephew, Lord Charles Zachery Clayton. Will these soul mates find a life of love and happiness with one another? Will they survive against almost insurmountable odds?
Love Between Two Worlds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,590. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
How far in time would you travel for love? Hellena is a modern day young woman who lives a lonely life and enjoys the black cats, Poe' s writings and old perfumes. Suddenly she finds herself thrown in the past, a gloomy 1903 Paris, surrounded by all the things she adores. After the initial shock she falls in love with a pale french aristocrat named Louis, who strangely resembles a vampire.
Carmilla: Prelude To Dracula
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Undead
The stylish and seductive gothic vampire novel that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula - revamped. Reinvigorated and extended with all-new original content, including an entirely new ending. "You are mine, you shall be mine, you and I are one forever." More Action More Blood More Romance More Fear More Vampires Meet the original vampiress and experience the romance and horror of this classic.
Mud and Brass
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
How far would you go for love, or for justice, or for the perfect gearwheel? Niggle grew up a mudlark, hunting for scrap on the polluted river riverbanks of a steampunk city. Having dragged himself out of poverty through mechanical skill, he now finds an opportunity in the steam-powered heart of Mercer Shackleton's factory. Will he choose love or something else?
A Question of Boundaries
Series: Questions. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When Dr. Featherstone fails to return home, his daughter Caroline enlists the help of the Member of Parliament from Charlotte, Nathan Llewellen. As the two search for the kidnappers, Caroline is plunged into a world where travel to other realities is possible in the blink of an eye, and people can assume the forms of fearsome as well as familiar animals… and where love is most unexpected.
Oliver Twist - After the Edit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,770. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Essay » Literature
Dickens's original story contains 26 Incredible Coincidences, 21 Unanswered Questions, and 5 Plain Impossibilities. "Oliver Twist - After the Edit" sticks as close to the original as possible while getting rid of them all. It is both a serious piece of literary criticism and an even more enjoyable story. Includes the sort of critical notes a modern editor would make on the original ms today.