Books tagged: victorian horror

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A is for Auspicmoriscope and the Asphodel
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Huxley Auspex a notable Victorian Spiritualist created his auspicmoriscope with the hopes of pulling the veil away and allowing light onto the shadows of the supernatural. He never thought one of these ghost viewers, the Asphodel, would hold so much more for the most unlikely of victims. The first story in occult authority Etta Diem's penny dreadful of strange machinery and Lovecraft influences.
The Anatomy Inspector
Series: Twisted Tales. Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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A Twisted Tale of burkers and anatomists and how Victorian law was changed to bridle Victorian science.
Best Ghost Short Stories 1850-1899: A Phantasmal Ghost Anthology
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Best Ghost Short Stories 1850-1899: A Phantasmal Ghost Anthology contains the best ghost stories from the last half of the 19th century and it edited by Andrew Barger. It is annotated an includes shocking tales from popular American and Victorian authors including: Bram Stoker, M. R. James, Joseph Le Fanu, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Nesbit, and Francis Marion Crawford. Read it tonight. Boo!
Reflections
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What are we, really - the sum of our parts, or something less? What if those parts are at odds with each other? How much control do we have over what we turn into? "Reflections" is a very short, speculative “flash” fiction.
The Locket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Black Shire Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In a different time, Mirabel is afraid that the arranged marriage, orchestrated by her uncle, might be the end of her. However, her disturbed mother wants her to know that she's been protected. But from what, Mirabel doesn't know until it becomes her undoing.
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…
A Dark Enchantment
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
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Isabelle can feel death's hand on her shoulder and resigns herself to it until the night when a dark stranger pulls her out of death's grasp. His secret is against all morals and brings its own danger along with its tempting promise of a new and better life. Drawn to the moonlight, Isabelle succumbs to the strangers dark enchantment.
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?