Victorian stories, books, poems, and more

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The Clockmaster is a mysterious figure who takes care of the clock tower, and builds the atches everyone in the Great City so cherishes. No one has ever seen his face, and the only ones that go in and out of the tower are him and his apprentice. Rumors fly… Read More
A chapter from my upcoming Novel "The Clockmaster", a continuation of my short story "Sky the Clockmaster" Weeks after the attempted murder of the Clockmaster, Kara the inventor is in turmoil. She still cannot believe the mild mannered man she grew up with did the things he did. Blaming herself… Read More

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This article details the history of Gaumont cinemas from the Victorian era through to the 1990s. It charts their highs and lows, from cinema being the 'in thing' and the emergence of colour, through to their decline following the second world war and the emergence of the new up and… Read More

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When established magician Warren Carlyle sets up his tent in Sherfield Square, Christopher Quartermaine's life changes forever. So when the man offers the chance for Christopher to travel out of his drab hometown, the boy does not hesitate to accept. Yet as the two make their way throughout the slums… Read More

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I can just imagine this to be sung by my ancestors on a sunny afternoon outdoors, with their school bags thrown onto the floor. Read More

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It is complex, confusing, intriguing, all that goes through the minds of two people bound together by just one dance. Set in a victorian/gregorian mansion setting, a young man and woman experience fate in-time. Read More

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Annabelle finds work as a maid for the Duke and Duchess of Middlebrook. She keeps her head down and goes about her business. But the Duke is an intelligent man and notices Annabelle’s potential. However, his relationship with Annabelle causes tension with the Duchess. Are the Duke’s feeling pure, or… Read More

Book / Fantasy

January 17, 2016

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Blood. That was the last thing Ella saw, before the demon tore her parents apart. Blood, dripping down the grayish wood of the attic stairs, and the smell - a stench of rot that filled her lungs and nostrils. 8 years later, she still lives in her childhood home, a… Read More

Book / Other

December 23, 2015

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When a string of murders ravages Victorian London, two detectives play a game of cat and mouse against the source of the murders: a respected doctor and a century old vampire. The doctor's quest to extend human life goes awry and cholera patients are turned into ravenous ghouls. He relies… Read More
A knife rests in the pockets of a bloodthirsty man bent to make his mark on history. But he already had two hundred years ago. Area 51 figures out a way to predict upcoming criminals through research of past ones such as Jesse James, Al Capone, and Jack the Ripper.… Read More

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The year is 1838. Queen Victoria has been on the throne for one year. The world is powered by steam and airships roam the skies. Cyborgs and robots walk the streets as equals with humans and London is a centre of trade and wealth. At the London airship docks an… Read More

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In London, dark deeds and murder are eating through the hearts of the rich and aristocratic, instilling fear, terror and severe distrust. It's seen as a lucky day when only two people have died in suspicious circumstances by sun down. Members of the Fidelis Estate are being wiped out by… Read More

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Meet Edward Crowefoot:devil worshipper, the most notorious murder in Scottish history. Read More

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The year is 1886. A man is searching for treasure inside an old abandoned mansion. But little does he know, there's a dark secret waiting for him within it's crumbling walls. Read More

Short Story / Riddles

March 05, 2015

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Sometimes your hopes and dreams can become nightmares. Read More

Book / Other

March 02, 2015

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A Victorian Ghost Story Read More

Tags: ghost, victorian

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I wrote something the other week, it includes love, the victorian time period, loss of memories, fire, and most importantly swimming through darkness into the light. Do you like it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUOZ6Cty1zU -> Read it with this if you will. Read More
It could be argued that 'The Great British Seaside' is where everlasting childhood memories are made, a time of fun and excitement. As an adult, 'The Great British Seaside' becomes a place of relaxation and contemplation, memories of the past and hopes and dreams for the future. A person's love… Read More

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A young man is created by an ambitious, cold hearted alchemist in the hope of using him to whoo the princess he has fallen madly in love with. But as his creation's emotions and actions slowly become more drastic and unpredictable he is left to wonder, can he really control… Read More

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"How do I love thee? Shall I count the ways": 1x2=2 2x6=12 9x7=... give me a second. *Elizabeth Browning Read More

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It's 1861 and sixteen year old Eliza sets off with her younger sister, Edith and her vulnerable mother for a better life away from their monstrous and vile father and husband. Of course, they know escaping is not exactly going to be a walk in the park with the police… Read More

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a MLP story. Magic Vampires Action Were-ponies Queens Dark mysteries what else does a story need? Read More

Tags: dark, victorian, mlp

Short Story / Fantasy

June 12, 2014

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Cythraul (Welsh for Demon) Will is one of Queen Victoria's beast hunters. This story is based upon one of his assignments: a Cythraul, or better known as a demon hound. It is terrorizing the citizens of a town by the name of Ettandor. But this beast has a dark background,… Read More
A creative assignment based on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Prompt, "a female character would do things differently". This piece can also be found at my blog: http://amyrae2609.wordpress.com/2014/06/06/short-story-the-devious-case-of-dr-jekyll-and-ms-hyde/ Read More

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In 1899, as a young English woman of 20, Charlotte Carter finds herself in love with a soldier who is sent over to fight in the second Boer War. Desperate not to lose him she secures a job as a nurse in one of the camps. She has been sheltered… Read More

Short Story / Humor

March 18, 2014

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A depressed woman goes to extreme measures to find meaning through life, or a past life. Read More

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