Books tagged: victorian age

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Evie Greene Victorian Actress From Southampton, England
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Evie Greene was a talented star of comic opera who debuted a number of her English plays at venues in New York City in the early 20th century. Greene was a beautiful woman and her voice and acting were renowned worldwide wherever she performed. My work is researched from newspaper accounts of the era along with contemporary books that discuss Evie, her life and great talent.
The Ornamental Hermit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: British English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The year is 1890. D.S. Billings has risen swiftly through the ranks to become one of Scotland Yard's youngest detectives, but in his private life he struggles with loneliness, morphine addiction and homosexuality. As he investigates the cold blooded murder of an aristocrat, he slowly finds himself becoming embroiled in a web of corruption and deceit which goes right to the heart of Scotland Yard.
Death Takes a Lover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,910. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The year is 1888. Detective Sergeant John Billings has been sent to a remote house in the Yorkshire Moors to investigate the suspicious death of a young man who seemed to have everything to live for. As he delves deeper into the lives of the family and staff who occupy the house, he uncovers hidden passions, bitter rivalries and a truth so dark and sinister, it will shock you to the core.
A Shilling on Good Friday
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 350,300. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A novel based on the life of Englishman William Reynolds. Sailor, soldier, prisoner, coalminer…Reynolds’ story switches from Victorian Portsmouth to Nova Scotia, to Civil War torn America. Come April 1865 and in the aftermath of the events at Ford’s Theatre – the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln – fate decrees that Reynolds is set to lead a gruelling manhunt across rural Pennsylvania…
Convicted Innocent
Series: The Bobby and The Priest, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Three men disappear: one is on trial for murder, one is the copper who arrested him, and the last is a man caught between them. Set in London in 1887, "Convicted Innocent" follows the struggles of two friends kidnapped by a serial killer and their fight for survival. It is a tale of good versus evil; of fear and despair versus hope; and of ordinary men choosing the extraordinary.
Nettie - The Alderdice Tales
Series: The Alderdice Tales, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
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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.
The Part To No Genesis
Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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A man with a hump on his back awakens from a coma only to find that the hump is missing ... and so is his wife.
The Murder Of Mary Rogers
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » North America
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.
The Analyst
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,520. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Set in Victorian London, The Analyst follows a trail of intrigue in a realistic period setting reflecting a 'modern' scientific society that still drags a dark underside of squalid desolation. It tells of a grim struggle -- a tragedy -- of a man's sanity slipping away, gradually deteriorating to the point of him eventually going over the edge with horrendous consequences.
The Imaginist: The Other Guest
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Something uncanny transpires in the home of Nigel Brimmington. The sweet orphan he adopted may very well be vandalizing his property! Has the child become cruelly mischievous, or worse, gone mad? Is something more sinister at work? “The Other Guest” is the second mystery of “The Imaginist” tales by T.K. Wade.