Books tagged: victorian detective

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Doyle and Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Doyle and Wells It is the 1890’s, the age of Queen Victoria. One of the great questions of the era was, “Do the dead have a voice?” Join Arthur Conan Doyle and a young H G Wells as they journey through the murky world of Victorian séances, on a phantasmagorical treasure hunt, following a trail of secrets from beyond the grave. To quote Sherlock Holmes, "“Come, Watson, come! The game is afoot"
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.
Ghosts of Tsavo
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Armed with Victorian etiquette and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. She’ll need more than that if she’s to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. She must endure all manner of inconveniences while surviving the efforts of her safari guide to feed her to the lions. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
Secrets in Scarlet
Series: The Rookery Rogues, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,450. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Poppy O'Reilly lives in London under a false name to protect the identity of her young daughter. Thaddeus Knight, a Sergeant with the Metropolitan Police, is the exact kind of man she doesn't need. Yet an investigation brings them together and neither can stay away. Will the secrets of a scarlet lady be their undoing?
Law Makers & Enforcers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,420. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Fascinating facts about British Law Makers & Enforcers and true, graphic stories and case notes from Jerome Caminada - one of the great Victorian detectives, whose work was reviewed by sir Arthur Conan Doyle during the creation of his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes stories. Also includes the work of 'Dynamiters' and 'Foreign Agistators,' who terrorised England causing mayhem and disorder
The Darkwood Mysteries (8): The Spindly-Snatcher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to the mysterious fates of her parents in short tales of horror and adventure. Why is a writer burning down bookshops? Darkwood and Hobbs investigate a creeping madness, but in doing so the hunters become the hunted…
The Darkwood Mysteries (6): The Cult of the Scarab
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to the mysterious fates of her parents in short tales of horror and adventure. How does a mummified body, missing from a museum, connect to Darkwood’s nightmare of beetles in a foreign red land? The answer is found at the end of a trail of bodies...
The Darkwood Mysteries (5): The Peacock Cabal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to the mysterious fates of her parents in short tales of horror and adventure. Men who love men are dying, as something takes advantage of the secrecy surrounding their hidden love. Darkwood's investigation reveals a conspiracy and a sinister threat...
The Darkwood Mysteries (4): The Wrath of the Dragon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to the mysterious fates of her parents short tales of horror and adventure. What is causing fires in the slums of London's East End? Superstitious fears on the street claim the Chinese are to blame - but could there really be a dragon in London?
The Darkwood Mysteries (3): The Luminous Marks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
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Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to mysterious fates of her parents in short tales of horror and adventure. The Luminous Marks: Glowing marks are left at the sites of petty thefts. What are they for? Darkwood and Hobbs search out the meaning of the marks in London's fog shrouded night.