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Books Tagged With when - period - 1920s

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Summary: In one night, change comes with the strike of a match as Leo Riley loses everything. Giacomo Bianco's hitmen burned his home to the ground with his family inside. Leo will pay any price for his revenge. He will need power. Oguina, the mythical woman turned monster, can give it to him. But at what cost? Bianco gazes into an abyss that stares back. His fall to madness is a one-way trip Leo aims to stop at all costs before Bianco kills again. In his quest for vengeance, Leo teeters over that same cliff. Monster and Mafioso fight for dominance over Fall River's streets. Bianco’s got more up his sleeve than anyone suspects, including the means to make his power absolute. Even new powers and strange allies might not be enough to ensure Leo’s victory. Who is the real monster? Bianco, Oguina, or Leo himself?

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A Change in Crime - D.R. Perry
A Change In Crime

D.R. Perry ...

Word Count: 41000

Summary: The dream of a mad scientist has evolved into a nightmare! Jennifer will do anything to be famous. She thinks she's gotten her big break after a night at the club lands her in bed with a producer, and the next morning he offers her a jungle adventure show. But instead, she and her two friends are unwittingly trafficked to the Congo for a sinister purpose. A cult lives in the jungle that worships the dark legacy of Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov as they work to accomplish his insane life’s goal. Will Jennifer escape the jungle compound, or will she fulfill their twisted vision of humanity’s future and become a broodmare to make an inhuman monster?

Jungle Jitters - J. Manfred Weischsel
Jungle Jitters

J. Manfred Weichsel ...

July 11, 2021

Word Count: 54000

Summary:

Lew’s life is pleasantly boring until his friend Mira messes with magic she doesn't understand. While searching for her, he is pulled back in time to 1919 by a catastrophic magical accident. As he tries to navigate a strange time and find his friend in the smoky music clubs of Soho, the last thing he needs is Detective Alec Carter suspecting him of murder.

 London in 1919 is cold, wet, and tired from four years of war. Alec is back in the Metropolitan Police after slogging out his army service on the Western Front. Falling for a suspect in a gruesome murder case is not on his agenda, however attractive he finds the other man.

 They are both floundering and out of their depth, struggling to come to terms with feelings they didn’t ask for and didn’t expect. Both have secrets that could get them arrested or killed. In the middle of a murder investigation that involves wild magic, mysterious creatures, and illegal sexual desire, who is safe to trust?

 

Lost in Time - A.L. Lester
Lost In Time

A. L. Lester ...

January 6, 2018

Word Count: 58,000

Summary:

Sequel to Lost in Time

Newspaper reporter Lew Tyler and his lover, Detective Alec Carter, are working out the parameters of their new relationship. Meanwhile, time traveler Lew is trying to decide whether he wants to stay in the 1920s or find a way to get back to 2016, and Alec doesn’t know if he can bear the vulnerability of being in love with someone who uses such dangerous magic. Fenn is a Hunter from the Outlands, come through the Border to search for the murderous Creature and its offspring at the behest of the Ternants, who maintain the balance between Fenn’s world and ours. Fenn strikes a bond with Sergeant Will Grant, Alec’s second in command, who is keen to learn more about his own magical abilities. As time goes on, Will grows keen to learn more about Fenn, as well. Fenn has their own painful secret, and when they appear to have betrayed the team and goes missing in London, Will is devastated. He has to choose between following his heart or following his duty. Moving through the contrasting rich and poor areas of post-First World War London from West End hotels to the London docklands, the men need to work together to capture the Creature ... and choose who – and what -- is important enough to hold on to and what they may need to give up to make that happen.

Shadows on the Border - A.L. Lester
Shadows On The Border

A. L. Lester ...

March 9, 2019

Word Count: 98000

Summary: The Big Cinch embeds readers in a magic-laced St. Louis, once known as Mound City, home of the indigenous Americans’ Mississippian ancestors. Little evidence of their civilization survives in 1924, apart from the popular Piasa monster image, invoked to sell plows as well as ornament civic pageants. Sean Joye, a recent Irish immigrant, tried to avoid fae attention and ignore his magical abilities since childhood. A young veteran of 1922’s Irish Civil War, he aims to atone for his assassin past and make a clean life in America.  Sean helps a wealthy, powerful, magic-dabbling family—founders of the most exclusive club in town, the Piasa Lodge--with a discreet inquiry or two. Sexually involved with a secretive, high-society flapper, he falls hard for her fiancé, a Great War flying ace with a few secrets of his own. But Sean asks the wrong questions about a kidnapped toddler and missing Native American artifacts and becomes a suspect in his lover’s bludgeoning and a tycoon’s murder. Can he master the paranormal abilities he’s rejected for so long in time to protect the innocent and save his own skin?

TheBig Cinch - Kathy L. Brown
The Big Cinch

Kathy L. Brown ...

December 31, 2021

Word Count: 153,500

Summary: The Guardian is a guilty pleasure, time travel, erotic M/M fantasy novel about twin witches Robbie and Rowan, who take a job at a mineral mining company. They soon discover something is lurking in the darkened mine. Robbie and Rowan are thrown back in time and find themselves stranded in the year 1647 with no foreseeable way back. Robbie is maliciously catapulted forward in time to the year 1918. Separated from Rowan for the first time in his life, Robbie is scared and alone. Robbie finds his young grandfather in post-war Connecticut. He is forced to witness a secret relationship between his grandfather and a man. Robbie learns of the existence of werewolves and knows he will need his brother to help him fight in the battle that has the potential of becoming the next apocalypse.

The Guardian - M. Jay Williams - Hallowed Bloodline
The Hallowed Bloodline: The Guardian

M. Jay Williams ...

February 20, 2020

Word Count: 40,400

Summary: Sequel to Lost in Time and Shadows on the Border Inadvertently tumbling through the border after Fenn and then thrown into the middle of the internecine political disputes of their people, Sergeant Will Grant of the Metropolitan Police has spent three months in prison in the Underhalls of the Frem. When Fenn comes to free him and return him home through the border, he has very little time to work out what’s going on before the sudden appearance of Fenn’s missing younger sibling, Keren, throws Fenn for a loop. Instead of returning them to London as planned, the trio step through the border to the Egyptian desert. Once they work out where they are, it’s a two week trip back to England with the possibility of pursuit both onboard ship and when they reach home. Will the journey give Fenn and Will time to resolve the feelings they have been dancing around since the day they met? How will they keep Keren from recapture by the faction who tried to persuade Fenn they were dead? And has Will’s friend Alec forgiven Fenn for lying about their motives when they first traveled to London four months ago? The Hunted and the Hind is the third and final book in the 1920s ‘Lost in Time’ trilogy. The books need to be read in order.

The Hunted and the Hind - A.L. Lester
The Hunted and the Hind

A. L. Lester ...

December 30, 2020

Word Count: 90000

Summary: In 1915, gay men don't get married, they don't take care of children together, and if they do, they don't get caught. Gael and Jack are a lot of firsts to each other. Gael is the first other gay man Jack has ever met, kissed, or wanted. Jack is the first really decent man who only see an Irish gangster and whore  that Gael has ever known. Gael and Jack just work for each other. First love is fabulous, even if it's forbidden. Enduring love is hard, extra hard in the face of WWII, Prohibition, and a world that can't know them as they are.  The story is presented as a serial and is free to read.

The Moon's Permission - Duo in the Rain
The Moon's Permission

J. Maxwell ...

June 11, 2019

Word Count: 67429

Summary: During the War to End All Wars, Roddy Sayer survived his trip down the Ruzizi with his beloved, Charlie Pearson. He survived the sinking of the Konigin Marie Christine he and Charlie engineered. But now it’s 1922, his beloved is dead after working on a dig in Egypt to unearth royal tombs, and Roddy is alone, with odd, erotic dreams of an Egyptian prince ensnared by the machinations of a high priest. Is he losing his mind? Thomas Fortescue-Smythe, who flirted with Roddy and made advances toward him before, finds him again. Tommy persuades Roddy to come to his family home in England, and eventually, to share his bed and his body. But when Roddy sees an Egyptian man and knows it is the same man who was the high priest in his dreams, can he keep himself and Tommy safe?

The Most Loved of All - Tinnean
The Most Loved of All

Tinnean ...

April 7, 2018

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Summary: Eliot Ness has deemed the notorious gangster off limits, while Director J. Edgar Hoover has taken note of Saul and Christian’s activities and has his own plans for the two agents. Meanwhile, Mr. Brown’s mysterious master finally reveals herself, putting Saul’s family in more danger than they’ve ever been before. Saul’s life is changing again, and not for the better. Will the choices Saul must make in order to save his family, stop Capone, and deal with the new threat be worth the price he must pay?

Unavoidable - Geoff Haiger & Coy Kissee
Unavoidable

Geoff Habiger ...

May 4, 2021

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In 1920s Chicago, postal employee Saul Imbierowicz is unwittingly swept up in a city-wide conflict between rival gangs, federal agents, and supernatural forces beyond his control. After striking out on his own from his overbearing Jewish family, Saul quickly becomes involved with the seductive and mysterious Moira. He soon becomes mixed up in the events of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, witnessing the shooting and fleeing from the scene after Moira takes a bullet and is presumed dead. However, Moira is far from dead, and due to her influence Saul finds himself increasingly entangled in the rival factions seeking control over the city, coming face to face with Bugs Moran, Al Capone, and the federal agents pursuing both. Everybody wants something from Saul, but will he be able to save himself and his family, and uncover the supernatural secrets of the city, before it's too late?

Unremarkable - Geoff Habiger & Coy Kissee
Unremarkable

Geoff Habiger ...

February 14, 2018

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Summary: Saul Imbierowicz’s life literally changed when Al Capone murdered him, and he was reborn as a vampire. Now Saul is working for Eliot Ness, trying to take down the famous gangster. But Saul’s new “life” isn’t what he expected, and an offer from Capone to answer Saul’s many questions about being one of the living dead comes at a price that Saul is unwilling to pay. Being partnered with Agent Christian Wright, who sees Saul as an abomination and an affront to God, isn’t great either, but the fledgling partnership must succeed before a vampire war engulfs Chicago.

Untouchable - Geoff Haiger & Coy Kissee
Untouchable

Geoff Habiger ...

March 2, 2020

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Summary: Mobsters, Monsters, and Magic. It's 1929 at the height of Prohibition in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Bill Chiavo and his twin sister Millie are learning Wisdom, the family magic. Wise families should take care of their own but when the stock market crashes, their Irish Uncle Finn hoards his visions. He reaps the rewards and the Chiavos head to the poor house. Now the twins are on the outs while their uncle's got the money, the power, and the connections to take over. Bill and Millie need allies and the mob-run Supper Club just might have the muscle they need. Millie wants them to skip town but Bill refuses to leave his family or friends at Finn's mercy. The twins will need to wise up if they are to thwart their uncle's conquest. But how do you defy a man who sees the future? The Wise and crime families clash in this small town for big stakes. But who will claim the prize?

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Wiser Guys - D.R. Perry
Wiser Guys

D.R. Perry ...