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The Secret of Stormview By Rosemary Sansum
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Meg Warren’s life in Edwardian London was turned upside-down when circumstances sent her back to the small Devonshire village where she had grown up. Pendarren still held many memories for her,... More > some—like her childhood sweetheart, Adam Eden—were good. But others—such as her father’s mysterious suicide, and Stormview, the sinister house just outside the village that was almost permanently shrouded in mist—had haunted her for years. When Meg went to work at Stormview as governess to the new owner’s twin girls, she needed all her courage. For something was still not right about the house. Meg was determined to discover the secret of Stormview for herself … provided the powers of darkness didn’t get her first.< Less
The Photo Album By Charles Mazzarella
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One of my newest favorites; worth your money. This is a story in three parts with several main characters. The stories take place over 80 years:in Edwardian America, in Paris and other places in the... More > 50's and in Toronto, The Soviet Union and Washington DC in the 80's. Someone finds a curious photo album, starts putting pictures in it, and people die. It was housed at the Smithsonian so a study of the mysterious book could be made. It is stolen and the adventures begin. Only a few people know what the photo album can do. Plans are foiled and the book changes hands severfal times in the span of over eighty years. Enjoy this great story that will keep you busy for about an hour or so.< Less
REVENGE IS WILD JUSTICE By Mark Charlton-Kings
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Revenge is Wild Justice is part of the Dalton trilogy. It is set in Edwardian England where the wealthy Somerville family and the poor Dalton family live. Blacksmith's son Adam Dalton crosses the... More > class barrier to become friendly with Sir Charles Somerville's neglected children, Philip and Juliette. Sir Charles is a respected member of society but he is a wife beater and is involved in paedophilia. He is eventually murdered and the book traces the lives of six people who have a motive to kill him. There is a sexual coming of age involving the three teenagers, encouraged by the local goodtime girl, Molly Dancey. But their relationships are doomed, so they each leave the village to seek their fortunes. Adam joins the Titanic, Philip becomes a pilot in the RFC and Juliette goes to the Continent. When World War 1 begins in 1914, Adam and Philip are reunited in the RFC and Juliette becomes a spy. Sir Charles becomes a director in Intelligence. Sir Charles is murdered in revenge for his misdeeds - but by whom?< Less
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare By G. K. Chesterton
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In Edwardian era London, Gabriel Syme is recruited at Scotland Yard to a secret anti-anarchist police corps. Lucian Gregory, an anarchistic poet, lives in the suburb of Saffron Park. Syme meets him... More > at a party and they debate the meaning of poetry. Gregory argues that revolt is the basis of poetry. Syme demurs, insisting that the essence of poetry is not revolution, but rather law. He antagonizes Gregory by asserting that the most poetical of human creations is the timetable for the London Underground. He suggests that Gregory isn't really serious about his anarchism. This so irritates Gregory that he takes Syme to an underground anarchist meeting place, revealing that his public endorsement of anarchy is a ruse to make him seem harmless, when in fact he is an influential member of the local chapter of the European anarchist council.< Less
Tom Ossington's Ghost By Richard Marsh
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Richard Marsh (12 October 1857 – 9 August 1915) was the... More > pseudonym of the English author born Richard Bernard Heldmann. A best-selling and prolific author of the late 19th century and the Edwardian period, Marsh is best known now for his supernatural thriller novel The Beetle, which was published the same year as Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897), and was initially even more popular. The Beetle remained in print until 1960. Marsh produced nearly 80 volumes of fiction and numerous short stories, in genres including horror, crime, romance and humour. Many of these have been republished recently, beginning with The Beetle in 2004. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Marsh_(author)< Less
The Photo Album By Charles Mazzarella
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One of my newest favorites; worth your money. This is a story in three parts with several main characters. The stories take place over 80 years:in Edwardian America, in Paris and other places in the... More > 50's and in Toronto, The Soviet Union and Washington DC in the 80's. Someone finds a curious photo album, starts putting pictures in it, and people die. It was housed at the Smithsonian so a study of the mysterious book could be made. It is stolen and the adventures begin. Only a few people know what the photo album can do. Plans are foiled and the book changes hands severfal times in the span of over eighty years. Enjoy this great story that will keep you busy for about an hour or so.< Less
Jackdaw By Steve Manthorp
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A gothic mystery. Paranormal investigator James d’Orr is more at home exposing fraudulent mediums in Edwardian London than racing across the windswept moors of the Yorkshire Dales. But when... More > the young heiress of Arkengarth engages him to investigate a family curse that threatens her sanity and her life, he is plunged into a deadly adventure from which even his extraordinary abilities may not be able to save him. The first in a series of Jackdaw adventures. ***** "Great read with characters you want to meet again. Fast moving, gripping, great period setting, brilliant descriptions that keep you hooked. Couldn't put it down!" ***** "It's the ultimate page turner, a romping gothic mystery with twists and turns that will tear at your heart in places. But what struck me most is that this is Mr Manthorp's first novel. In fact, he's a masterful and genuinely original writer. I felt a similar excitement reading Gaiman's Neverwhere years ago."< Less
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The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare is a novel by G. K. Chesterton, first published in 1908. The book is sometimes referred to as a metaphysical thriller.In Edwardian era London, Gabriel Syme is... More > recruited at Scotland Yard to a secret anti-anarchist police corps. Lucian Gregory, an anarchistic poet, lives in the suburb of Saffron Park. Syme meets him at a party and they debate the meaning of poetry. Gregory argues that revolt is the basis of poetry. Syme demurs, insisting the essence of poetry is not revolution but law. He antagonizes Gregory by asserting that the most poetical of human creations is the timetable for the London Underground. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_Who_Was_Thursday Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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