A Holiday by Gaslight: A Victorian Christmas Novella by Mimi Matthews

A Courtship of Convenience Sophie Appersett is quite willing to marry outside of her class to ensure the survival of her family. But the darkly handsome Mr Edward Sharpe is no run-of-the-mill London merchant. He’s grim and silent. A man of little emotion—or perhaps no emotion at all. After two months of courtship, she’s ready …

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The Viscount and the Vicar’s Daughter: A Victorian Romance by Mimi Matthews

England, 1861. A world-weary rake and a prim vicar’s daughter are thrown together during a holiday house party. Will they discover there’s more to each other than meets the eye? Or will revelations from the past end their fragile romance before it begins? A WORLD-WEARY RAKE After years of unbridled debauchery, Tristan Sinclair, Viscount St. …

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The Lost Letter: A Victorian Romance by Mimi Matthews

England, 1860. An impoverished Victorian beauty is unexpectedly reunited with the now beastly earl who once broke her heart. Will they finally find their happily-ever-after? Or are some fairy-tale endings simply not meant to be? A PROUD BEAUTY Society beauty Sylvia Stafford is far too pragmatic to pine. When the tragic death of her gamester …

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Victoria the Great – for fans of anything Victorian

I commented on the new television series, Victoria, and how horrified I was by the deliberate changes to history (such as making a teenage girl’s ageing mentor her love interest!). Recently a different version of Queen Victoria’s life was on television: Victoria the Great, released in 1937 on the centenary of the real queen’s ascension …

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The Hunter (Victorian Rebels #2) by Kerrigan Byrne

They’re rebels, scoundrels, and blackguards—dark, dashing men on the wrong side of the law. But for the proper Victorian-era ladies who love them, a hint of danger only makes their hearts beat faster… A scandalous proposal. As one of London’s most elite hunters, Christopher Argent never misses his mark and always gets his man. But …

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Victorian Fairy Tales (edited by Michael Newton)

The Victorian fascination with fairyland is reflected in the literature of the period, which includes some of the most imaginative fairy tales ever written. They offer the shortest path to the age’s dreams, desires, and wishes. Authors central to the nineteenth-century canon such as Thackeray, Oscar Wilde, Ford Madox Ford, and Rudyard Kipling wrote fairy …

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