Books tagged: victorian

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Nocturne
Price: Free! Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Nocturne reveals a girl’s coming of age during 1888-89 in Georgetown, D.C. The remembrances of Amelia Prescott are heightened by a sharp wit and telling details that chronicle this year in her life. Abandoned by her parents, Amelia is saved from despair by the loving hand of her aunt. When that hand dies before her eyes, she struggles to prevail over her pain through the art of music.
Horror America
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 90,070. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(4.00)
Move over Sherlock Holmes! When the supernatural game's afoot, helpless people call on the renowned Dr. Townsend to save them. Ghosts, the Walking Dead, Werewolves, and other horrific terrors are loose in 1870s America, so it's up to Captain Parker, a gunslinger for hire, and Dr. Townsend to stop the horrors.
Sister Gypsy Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The crumbling purple house, wedged into a little-known Dallas neighborhood, seems the perfect place for Gypsy Larabee to hide from her homicidal ex-boyfriend. But the house harbors dangerous secrets, and trying to find the missing homeowner—a psychic named Ruby--proves hazardous to Gypsy's health.
Stramashed
Price: Free! Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
From the aftermath of HG Wells Martian invasion, to the sad fate of the universe's last Platitudeypus this brief selection of short stories includes giggles, murder, vinyl records and a peculiar solution for unemployment.
Imagination
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.00)
what if a man indulges himself in imaginations. It is a story about a beggar in olden times wandering the streets with in extraordinary power of visualization. His imaginations introduce him to the art of transition between real and imaginary worlds.
The Great Game
Series: The Londum Series, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,130. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After helping his friend, Fiona Hetheringham, with the staged theft of the famed Hetheringham Necklace, Jim Darby is approached by the British Secret Service, in the form of Thornton Wells. A secret treaty between Rooskia and the Ostro-Ungarian Empire needs to be recovered. And just to add to the fun, Inspector Herbert Corner of Caledonia Yard is on his trail for the Hetheringham Necklace robbery.
Costumes and Filigree: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera
Price: Free! Words: 128,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(4.50)
In this not-so-serious retelling of the Phantom of the Opera, Christine Daaé, a rather bratty girl who lives to become a diva, is horrified to discover that her mentor, whom she believed to be an angel, is really a monstrously-disfigured man. But as she works to accomplish her goals of fame and fortune, she realizes that it is really her genteel fiancé, Raoul de Chagny, who is the true monster.
Dr. Herbert Goode, His Mechanical Girl and the End of the World
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00)
Predicting the fallout from a new power source, a lone scientist now lives in solitary companionship with his final creation, watching the world pass by through glass and sorrow. Living day to day in their shelter against the outside horrors, they await the end of the world.
The Travelers' Club and The Ghost Shp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,630. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
While selling his services as a mercenary, former Confederate sharpshooter Ashley Cooper rescues a British aristocrat in Afghanistan, becoming fast friends. Facing wily women and difficult travels with his new friend Lord Reginald Harcourt, Ash discovers alien technologies, a world full of foes, and a showdown with creatures of nightmare to determine the future of mankind.
Escape from Xanadu
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this third novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society are quite literally drawn to the incomparable lost city of Zhen Atu. There they find the lost passengers and crew of the Salmagundi, and learn that the laws of physics are not as straightforward as previously believed. Indeed, the very nature and genesis of mankind are called into question.