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The English Gentleman
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Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Count of Samerand is investigating the disappearance of young William Bathurst, the son of a duke. At the same time Inspector James Wright is investigating the murder of a man with the same description as the young man. The victim is found in the slums of London, if it is the same man what was he doing in such a place dressed so humbly, and can the count find the truth.
The Count of Samerand and the Ghost of Belgravia
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The Count of Samerand is the final authority on crime, so much so that inspector James Wright of Scotland Yard has felt it necessary to bring eccentric count in on many a case. It is through these dealings and their unique meeting that the good inspector has to rely and even admire the count. In his later years he picks up his pen to defend this unique man, when the count is no longer able to.
"Civil Disobedience"
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Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a man is found dead at his doorstep on the edge of Walden Pond, naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau follows his highly developed moral compass to track down the killer. A short story by an Edgar short story winner.
Duivelsteen
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,250. Language: Dutch. Published: November 8, 2010 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In zijn sombere kasteel Duivelsteen brengt Geraard de Duivel zijn dagen door met braspartijen en gruweldaden. Algauw krijgt het Duivelsteen in Gent de naam behekst te zijn. Geen wonder dat het later een tehuis voor krankzinnigen wordt. Een van hen schrijft koortsachtig alle verhalen over het Duivelsteen op...
The Spoken Confession
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Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
The Spoken Confession is a short monologue about Guy Fawkes’ last words. It is the first piece of fiction from Michael Wilson. Modernised and historically accurate, it explores one possible explanation for what could have been one of the most historic acts of terrorism until the destruction of the World Trade Centre some four hundred years later.
Crime Against the Goddess
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Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Great Library of Alexandria, 246 BC. To save the greatest city in the world, the royal astronomer must solve a very unusual crime. An illustrated short historical mystery, based on historical figures and actual events.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Case of Lady Chatterley's Voodoo Dolls
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a theft, and discover a conspiracy that threatens the British Empire and the person of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.
The Eye of Mammut
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
De Moord op Albert I
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 17. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
De feiten rond het dodelijke ongeval van koning Albert I, in Marche-les-Dames, worden al sinds 1934 betwist. Heeft de koning zelfmoord gepleegd? Werd hij het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama? Van een politiek complot? Van een onevenwichtige? En werd er een ongeval geënsceneerd om de ware feiten te verhullen? Een moordspel op de "crime scene" zelf of in een locatie naar keuze, als moorddiner.
Ernestine
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Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Jack the Ripper - at last, the truth. Britain's most famous (or infamous) serial killer unmasked.
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
A Life of Death: 1
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
The Handbag's Tale
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Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Handbag's Tale is a highly-stylized murder mystery. Readers will enjoy a rich vein of dark and sardonic humour. Nana the Snake Dancer, poets, painters, proprietors of bawdy houses, inept burglars, and Inspector Gilles Maintenon make an unforgettable tale of a classic time and place: It's Paris, 1924, at the height of party season.
Cromwell Road
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Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Holmes and Watson meet the famous medium Madame B., whose message for Watson has surprising results.
Spy Hunt in D.C.
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
November 1949. A spymaster is ambushed and caught red-handed. However, when the British traitor is handed to the embassy in Washington D.C., he's still having a marvelous trick up his sleeves. A battle of mind and might ensues. UPDATE, August 2012: 3rd edition. Sequel short story to the novel, "Spy Hunt in Dixie."
For Sakina
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Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This story originally appeared in Midnight Times #23, Fall 2008. When Jared gets out of the army he discovers that his sister, his only remaining relative, has been missing for weeks. He teams up with her boyfriend and they follow her trail to the home of Jatarkah, a small-time, disreputable wizard, who seems to be responsible for the disappearance of other women as well.
Blazing Bodices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Hardcore adventurer Sir Algernon Hogshead takes down badass steampunks in Victorian London. But the case of a lifetime might just ruin his winning streak and his life. When his wife starts keeping mysterious secrets and bad company, Sir Hogshead craves a peek behind the velvet curtain. But he can't possibly break through the world of women...or can he?
Sherlock Holmes and the Zombie Affair
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
NaNoWriMo 2010 book. Last updated 2010-11-21 23:20:13
In this 13,000 word novella Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate ramifications ensuing to the Affair of the Dog which Did Not Bark. The litch of Straker is said to roam the district, and the Great Man's help is requested. Fear and superstition rule the locals,and mysterious events unfold.
Accomplished In Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Murder was never so refined… When her holiday on the coast of Cornwall takes a deadly turn, it is up to Drucilla Winterbourne to uncover the dangerous secrets the inhabitants of Blackridge House will do anything to conceal. But can a proper young lady from London society comprehend the dark motives of a killer?
The Angel of Mons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A city game or walk in Mons, Belgium - with some of the greatest mysteries of the First World War. From the Angels to the Hell Hound of Mons: a World War One Experiment with Black Propaganda - or what we would call now: "PSYOPS!" The game can be played at home, with this ebook, or in the city of Mons... But above all, this "The Angel of Mons" is also a tall tale, an urban legend, a true story!