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Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes: A Regency and Steampunk Field Guide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank, this humorous guide will provide readers and writers with historically accurate information on the low classes of Georgian and Victorian life.
Beauty and the Spymaster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,540. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by esKape ePress, LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Julian Grey wants everyone to believe he’s a quiet country vicar, but Helena Duncombe discovers his secret. He never expected her to help catch a traitor to the crown, and he’s even more shocked to discover she has quite a talent for it. But he’s not the only one with a claim on Helena...
A Crack in Time/The Beast Within
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: British English. Published: May 8, 2014 by Clover Digital Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
England 1851, Queen Victoria is on the throne, the year of the ‘Great Exhibition’ and the building of the Kings Cross Railway Station. ‘Big Ben’ hadn’t been constructed and London is filled with poor and destitute souls living in the filth of the slums. Can John Pitt survive these harsh conditions.
Alice's Adventures in Underland: The Queen of Stilled Hearts #4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
With the invention of a serum that prevents most people infected with the zombie sickness from becoming raving cannibals, Victorian society finds itself in need of more standards. Alice Lidell, an imaginative, upper-class girl, chafes under them, not understanding the reasons she's forbidden from doing the things she loves. Enter Charles Dodgson--and his magnificent, secret, subversive stories
Infinite Meat
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Price: Free! Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When a mysterious plague renders an isolated village meatless, the town’s butcher and his only daughter struggle to cope with dwindling finances. The manipulative butcher strikes a deal with the Devil, trading his unwitting daughter for a magical bovine. But things don’t go quite as planned, and a once loveless heart is sparked anew in the most unlikely way.
Bennet - The Alderdice Tales
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Series: The Alderdice Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story (3,818 words) that follows the tragic and horrifying events that center around Bennet Alderdice and his courting bride to be, Nettie Vandenberg, on a secluded Louisiana Estate. This is part one of the 'The Alderdice Tales'. The first in a continuing saga of short horror tales.
Necromantra
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Roy Gray. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Life is grim and death frequent in the mills, mines and factories of the Hundred Towns; but records are precise. Then strange dark-skinned newcomers begin raising the newly dead by chanting a mantra. Town hall records can’t be wrong so each town’s Masters appoint Rectifiers to 're-decease' the 'discrepancies', as the newly risen are designated. Rectifiers are reviled. Jem Nadin is a 'Rectifier'.
The Dead Among Us
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Series: Peter Ainsley Mystery, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,460. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The newspapers call him The Surgeon, a killer targeting pauper children in Limehouse district leaving their bodies discarded in death as they were in life. Discouraged by the lack of physical clues Dr. Peter Ainsley joins Scotland Yard's Inspector Simms as he scours the city to learn where the children came from and how they fell into the clutches of one of London's worst criminal minds.
The Aunt Paradox
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Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
HG Wells has a problem. His Aunt has borrowed his time machine and won’t give it back. Now she’s rewriting history! Reggie Worcester, gentleman’s consulting detective, and his automaton valet, Reeves, are hired to retrieve the machine and put the timeline back together. But things get complicated. Dead bodies start piling up behind Reggie’s sofa. This 100 page novella is the third in the series.
Nettie - The Alderdice Tales
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Series: The Alderdice Tales, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
The continuing story of Nettie Vandenberg, immediately following the events of the short story 'Bennet'. Nettie returns to Baton Rouge, where she discovers her past and what horrors await inside her mind and soul. 'Nettie' is the second volume in The Alderdice Tales, a continuing saga of short horror stories.