Victorian stories, books, poems, and more

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Alexa, we thought she was perfect. But this story has only just begun. Read More
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The Shades of Vengeance is a second draft of a Gothic story that takes place in 1885 that I am writing. Ivy Rigby isn't your average 18-year-old. When she finally chooses to get away from the stress of living with her sisters, she advertises to become a governess, completely unaware… Read More
Close-reading analysis of Charlotte Perkins-Gilman's short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper," done in my first year of university. Read More
Ella Partridge, eight years old, lives in a poorhouse in 1870's London with her family. But when her parents die of an illness that left the poorhouse quarantined, she's taken in by a wealthy family and must grow up to be a respectable young lady. Read More
Set in the late 1800's in Steampunk Victorian times, a french dictator tries to take over Great Britian. With the help of four teenage adventurers, will Adrian Eli Jacobs and his sister Autumn help rescue a kidnapped ray gun maker? Read More
Originally written as a five minute oration, this writing is on the tyranny of beauty and what woman throughout the ages have submitted to to conform to society's current ideal of beauty. Read More
Victorian High Security Prison, 1888. We get a new prisoner in, but there is more hidden information then I originally thought. This is the first story I've ever posted or done for an actual need. Read More
Burn, I love to Burn. A story about a child, fire, some visions, farms, buildings, horses and a lot of people. Read More
This is the story of a woman named Victoria Crane who was murdered at 16 years old by a masked serial killer. It is based in the Victorian era and the chapters are done in a diary format. Read More

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Gilman demonstrates through the restrictive era, the main character personnel environment, and repressive family members that without challenging one’s barriers well-being becomes illusive. Read More

Book / Horror

April 23, 2011

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In a Riverside Town; withing the Victorian age a girl named Elizabeth is plagued with the guilt of something she did, that she could never admit to. (I Know its shorter than I'd like, bare with me please) Read More
A young woman is murdered and brought back to life in the form of a werewolf now destined to serve Her Royal Majesty Queen Victoria. Red a loyal servant of royalty for hundreds of years and the Queens son Edward now are on a mission to save London from the… Read More
The journals of Henry Clark Evercott as a history to one of the main characters to the novel Little Wolf Lake. Read More
A story drawn from the poverty of the Victorian era. An orphan has an unexpected stroke of luck, or misfortune, when he encounters a strange man on the anniversary of his father's death. Read More
Elizabeth hasn't been the same since the death of her mother 10yrs. ago, her family hasn't been the same. Her father fallen to gambling and drinking to deal with her mothers death, Eliza won't even play with her younger sibling for they remind her too much of her mother. But… Read More
This is a really short story (less than a page) that I wrote :) it is written in a Victorian style and contains violence towards the end. Read More
Please let me know whether I should continue this. Read More

Book / Romance

December 02, 2010

Reads: 1065

Comments: 3

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During a time of war, three girls are chosen to work as maids in the castle belonging to the leaders of the Underground Legion. But... we can skip the important stuff for now... SO BRING ON THE FLUFF! Read More

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Three years ago, Lord Adam St. Clair, the Duke of Westmonte left Francesca Kennedy standing at the alter. And now, after years of unyielding silence, he has returned. However, the woman he abandoned three years ago is nothing at all like the new Francesca. And despite his qualms about marriage,… Read More

Book / Fantasy

October 22, 2010

England; the city of Newcastle, in a time that sadly did not quite happen a series of events are unfolding. An artifact is stolen, a professor is murdered and at least two assassins are keeping vigil over the whole mess. The morally questionable Doctor Symbol is involved, and has somehow… Read More

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Comments: 2

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The gift of life is given to each of us,but sometimes it is flipped in a different direction or even taken away. It could be by just taking a wrong turn down a street,or by the hand of another human. In this story a young woman who is just discovering… Read More
Everything is always more then meets the eye. Read More
'She will take her pleasure in your destruction...and it will be everything you always desired.' The Beautiful One cometh... Alatiel, Mistress of Death, an illusion made flesh. She is not a ghost. She is not a vampire. She is you... THE POISON OF A SMILE: A LIE BY STEVEN JENSEN… Read More
This is our story we are working on. It is about a girl who is trying to solve her parents murder. The "fuzzil" name is a combo of fuzzy and evil, they are based off of ferrets, i have 2 and they are so adorable! There will be lots of… Read More
This is the first chapter of the first novella of my detective, Dr Sacheverell Elisha Ravenswood. He is a historian, history professor, and due to the generally botched investigation of his parent's murder, a detective. He is clever, intelligent, analytical, satrical, and everything someone could ever want in a Victorian… Read More
One day, he would unite her to him. Their love would burn with eternal passion. But, until that day came, she could never know this. Read More
There was only one thing as beautiful as his roses in his garden that day, and that was her. Theirs is a tale of a romance that could never be. Or could it? Read More
Here it is; a PDF eBook verson of my crowning achievement: the 15,000 word steampunk crime/action/spy/political thriller. I wrote it for a competition, but... well I lost... but maybe that's just because Penguin don't like speculative fiction? Right? Ahem... Anyway, here it is: To Destroy a Symbol. Enjoy. Read More
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