[Free eBook] No Proper Lady by Isabel Cooper [Paranormal Time Travel Romance]

No Proper Lady by Isabel Cooper is the 1st novel in the Dark Powers series of f/m historical paranormal time travel romance, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Casablanca imprint.

The series takes place between a Victorian England where demonic beasts abound, and the future where they have overrun the world, threatening all of humanity.

This installment stars a soldier heroine sent back from the future to stop the past magician responsible for it all, who must learn to blend in to polite society as a proper-seeming lady in order to approach her target, with the help of a local gentleman.

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[Free eBook] When a Lady Deceives by Tara Kingston [Victorian Historical Romantic Suspense]

When a Lady Deceives by Tara Kingston is the 1st novel in the Her Majesty’s Most Secret Servie series of f/m Victorian historical romance with romantic suspense elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s Entangled: Select Historical imprint.

The series is set in the late Victorian era, starring young ladies with an inquisitive bent going on missions and solving cases.

This installment features a reporter gone undercover in the London criminal underworld to seek justice, who meets a disgraced Scotland Yard detective also gone undercover to destroy said underworld, as they both struggle with the desire to trust someone they perceive as untrustworthy.

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[Free eBook] The Architect of Murder by Rafe McGregor [Edwardian Historical Crime Thriller]

The Architect of Murder by UK-resident author Rafe McGregor, a former police officer in South Africa turned criminology lecturer at Edge Hill University, is a standalone historical mystery/crime thriller novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press.

This was originally published in 2009 by Robert Hale.

The story is set circa the coronation of King Edward VII at the beginning of the 20th century as the late Victorian era was ending, providing a globe-trotting adventure through various parts of the British Empire as a war hero soldier and former policeman returns from South Africa after his sister’s death, which begins to look suspicious when sorting out her affairs which may have been linked to the imperialist legacy of a prominent personage, putting him on the trail of an international intrigue apparently reaching from the highest classes to the depths of the criminal underworld.

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[Free eBook] The Workhouse Doctor by Sara Fraser [19th C Historical Drama with Romantic Suspense]

The Workhouse Doctor by Sara Fraser, a pseudonym for author Roy Clews, a former Marine Commando and Foreign Legionnaire turned historical novelist, is the 2nd novel in a duology of historical drama with strong f/m romantic suspense elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press.

This was originally published in 2001 by Severn House. The story is a sequel to The Surgeon’s Apprentice (recapped in the preface), an historical suspense drama exploring the practice of medicine during the 1840s in northern England, continuing the saga of the changing fortunes of an increasingly disillusioned aspiring trainee doctor and the daughter of one of his patients, whose family is being forced into ruin and disgrace by a venal creditor.

This one continues from the new POV of the heroine, now appointed as headmistress to a workhouse through the scheming of her family’s creditor, who has an unsavoury personal interest in her, as she strives to improve the lot of the impoverished children living under the harsh conditions imposed by its unscrupulous owners, also patrons of her family’s former doctor, who had his own glimpse of the dark secrets they would prefer to conceal.

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