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Hank Hound, the Crescent City Detective
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Hank Hound, New Orleans most famous private detective is impatient for a case when an apparent fraud becomes an apparent kidnapping and then an apparent murder. Besieging the Ardway family are the Owls, persistent if not particularly intelligent burglars, a sociopathic beauty and a dangerous criminal mastermind. It will take all of Hank’s disguise talents to solve the complicated case.
A Dead Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a woman is murdered, Detective Valenti must do everything he can to bring the guilty to justice. Otherwise, what’s the point of wearing a badge?
The Red Hill
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Series: Thomas Berrington, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by JT Harding. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In 1482 the Englishman Thomas Berrington lives in the last remnants of Moorish Spain, an unwilling friend to the most powerful man in the kingdom. When bodies start to turn up, each showing the marks of a savage attack, Thomas is asked to investigate, little knowing he is about to place his life, and the lives of those he cares for, in danger.
Bad Man Running
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Series: Quarry, Thriller and Suspense. Price: Free! Words: 72,930. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1906 and Ernie Lundy is on the run. He is rescued, nursed back to health, and continues his manipulative and violent treatment of the people around him. He is driven by revenge and the recovery of his lost fortune. In a bizarre twist of fate, Lundy becomes a changed man in a strange place.
Past Due
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Past Due is a crime novel that deals with the lost spoils of big city criminals when, in 1937, three of Boston’s most ruthless criminals, the infamous Edgewink gang, travel to Bangor, Maine in search of a quiet place to rest and split their loot. Instead, they find ambush and death, and they and the treasure they had amassed become the stuff of local legend. Seventy-five years later, Detective L
Guardian Angel
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Douglas was having dreams. The events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots were being played out before him almost every night. Was he really watching what happened more than four hundred years ago? Would he uncover the truth that had eluded historians for centuries? Would the dreams somehow help him to solve the clues to find the secret family legacy he had inherited from his mother?
Ripper's Ghost
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Triplicity Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Spencer is shocked to learn that she may have biological ties to the infamous Jack The Ripper and doesn't believe a word of it, until she realizes that the murders are being repeated verbatim 125 years later and by someone referring to himself as Ripper's Ghost. She works with a Scotland Yard inspector to try and stop the killer before word spreads across London that Saucy Jack has returned.
The Butler Didn't Do It - Three Detective Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 198,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Butler Didn’t Do It is a value priced collection of fast-paced detective mysteries set in the Western United States. These stories will grab you and take you along for a can’t-put-it-down ride.
The White Devil of Dublin
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Series: Ryan O'Clery Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An historian claiming to have information about Detective Ryan O’Clery’s family has been murdered. His investigation will take him to 12th century Ireland, a time of the Viking invasion, to a man known as The White Devil of Dublin, and to a secret his family kept hidden for over eight hundred years. It will also bring him face to face with an arch enemy determined to finish the job he started.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Classics
It is a tale of ghosts, of madness, of revenge - of old alliances giving way to new intrigues. Denmark is changing, shaking off its medieval past. War with Norway is on the horizon. And Hamlet - son of the old king, nephew of the new - becomes increasingly entangled in a web of deception - and murder.
Murder In The Rain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,790. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspector of Police Koogi has a hot potato in his hands. Too hot for his hands, he hands it over to Detective Mwenda Polê. Just bring him home, this bastard, dead or alive. I don't care how long it takes!
What Rough Beast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,320. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Harry Houdini, the famous escape artist, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of Sherlock Holmes interrupt a magic ritual and set loose chaos on 1903 London. The Victorian gentleman and the exuberant New Yorker team up to stop the thing they unleashed before it destroys their ordered world. In the end, Conan Doyle must face the monster alone and literally embrace what he fears most to defeat it.
The Death We Share
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Series: Patricia Delaney "eGumshoe" Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
PI Patricia Delaney is one of the first detectives in the 1990s to use computer technology to solve cases. But the hidden secrets of opera superstar Carlotta Moses challenge even Patricia's wits, intuition, and computer research skills when a tabloid reporter shows up, determined to undermine both Patricia and Carlotta.
Seemly Justice (ePub)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Seemly Justice by Lee Anne Johnston consists of three historical murder mysteries set in the small town of Galt, Upper Canada. The women who unravel each mystery are passionate and flawed. Each reaches out of the page to tell her story, as well as the story of her era, and her town.
Ballrooms and Blackmail: A Regency romantic mystery, Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
Without Redemption
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the spring of 1846, William and Elizabeth Darmon receive a mysterious letter from a soldier dying on a Punjab battlefield. Soon after, a Sikh refugee arrives at London dock pursued by a Russian agent who kills the warrior and kidnaps Elizabeth. William trails them to India and confronts the predator high on Rakaposhi Mountain.
Desperate Crossing
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two couples are stranded on Russia's east coast in the year of 1840, and their only option is a desperate attempt to cross the vast wilderness of Siberia to return to civilization. Survival is jeopardized by harrowing encounters with Cossacks, Manchu, escaped convicts and ultimately, Tsar Nicholas whose men pursue the castaways for murders tied to a Romanov conspiracy involving a giant ruby...
Patriote Peril
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Following the return of an empty carriage, Elizabeth Darmon begins a harrowing pursuit of her family's kidnappers. Alone, scared on the frontier of New Brunswick, she trails the kidnappers through deplorable conditions along the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City where she finds a woman posing as Elizabeth with another William.
The Perfect Corpse
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Price: $5.13 USD. Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When the naked corpse of Ferris Clark is found in the Greenland ice, forensic archaeologist Jack Raven is hired to investigate. As Jack unravels the mystery of Ferris Clark’s final hours, he finds himself caught in a race against time. There is a murderer on the loose and Jack alone can stop the killings. But first he must solve the greatest riddle of all. How did Ferris Clark die? And why?
Saving Eddie (Abridged)
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Series: One Of Books ยท Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?