Books tagged: victorian

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From Paris, with Regret
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
On assignment in the City of Light, Ministry agents Eliza D. Braun and Harrison Thorne chase down a murderer condemning descendants of a royal bloodline to a horrific death. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
The Ghost of Angelina Kittura
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
There it sat on the top of the hill, the ancient Victorian mansion. The paint was peeling, the porch was sagging, and inside, a ghost was waiting. Join three children as they move into the house, and come face to face with the ghost. What does she want? And what can the kids do about it? Join three kids as they try to help a ghost in this exciting children’s book.
Murder Most Foul
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A comic, Victorian, interactive murder mystery play. Perfect for dinner theater, professional and amateur groups, house parties, and fundraisers. Premise: Everyone's been invited to a very special reception for the great Shakespearean actor, Junius Brutus Boothly. And one lucky woman will be selected to play his leading lady. The competition is fierce. One might even say...deadly.
Great Western Railway
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
Her Majesty's Fleet
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Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
In a world where Queen Victoria is absolute monarch and women rule society Earth is under attack by Mars. One man, trying to make his way in a woman's world, finds himself in the heat of battle and in love with his valiant captain.
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'
White Christmas - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
See the other side of a Victorian Christmas through a housekeeper's eyes. Christmas is the biggest day of the year for Felicity and all the other servants at the de Veyney London house. There is food to prepare and guests to accomodate, including drunken cousins and amorous sisters. But no matter who they are or what their position, they all long for a white Christmas.
The Archive of Lost Dreams and other paranormal tales
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Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short paranormal tales. The Archive of Lost Dreams: a little girl discovers the importance of dreams and wishes. Roses Are Red: Loren meets her guardian angel who is struggling with jealousy issues. Don’t Even Peep: Eight year old Susan investigates the secrets in her Victorian home. Round, Round The Fairy Ring: Seven year old Abigail’s new baby sister is replaced with a fairy changeling.
After Magic
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
VICTORIAN FANTASY Could Madame Tutoni, toast of five continents including Lemuria, really talk with spirits? Will stage magician, Stefphan Yarrow, ever discover real magic and ascend to the stars? Is Laslo Strand destined to end his career playing Hamlet to a monkey? How much borsch can one dwarf eat? After Magic is a quest, a love story, a fairy tale, and an historical slapstick.
The Life and Times of Elizabeth Gaskell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Elizabeth Gaskell wrote some of the most well known Victorian novels; you know her works, but do you know her life? Read more about what inspired her in this short work.