Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical

Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,410. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this sequel to Maids of Misfortune, Annie Fuller delves into the intriguing world of 19th century spiritualism to expose a fraudulent medium. She will soon find there are as many secrets as there are spirits swirling around the séance table. Some of those secrets will threaten the future of her relationship with the lawyer Nate Dawson, and, in time, they will threaten her very life itself.
The Gargoyle in the Seine
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Art student Clary Ashton can’t imagine a more perfect spot to study painting than Paris in the spring of 1878, until she witnesses a body thrown into the Seine. What Clary thinks is murder becomes much more as she finds herself caught between two dangerous men-a revolutionary days away from a royal assassination attempt, and the intrepid British secret agent determined to stop him.
Eleventh Horse
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex Melbourne policeman and Maori War veteran Robin Cork returns home suffering from a serious wound and a case of war nerves. He stays at Gibsons Corner, a village that is a Pandora's box of a failed tavern robbery, two murders, a cattle stealing alliance and a missing grey gelding. While he struggles to close the box several local women speculate on his past and muse on his length of stay.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
By
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Backli's Ford
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the early 1700s, an A’lle generation ship crashed in the woods of Lower Canada. While many of the colonists sheltered the injured A’lle, some reacted with fear and loathing. Two centuries later, nothing much has changed. This is what Constance, first A’lle investigator for Lower Canada, must deal with when she investigates the beating death of an A’lle boy in the village of Backli's Ford.
Exceptional Merit
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,240. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lt. James Keegan is a highly decorated member of the NYPD. His heroism has earned him accolades nation wide, even a trip to the White House. Keegan also has a secret. He has been living a double life; one with connections to the Irish Republican Army, and it hasn't gone unnoticed by Internal Affairs. With the nation watching and his life on the line, Keegan's two worlds collide.
The Dead Man's View
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cleared of suspicion of murder, Prudence Barnard is pleased to visit a newly discovered second cousin, Eric Knibbs. She simply wants to forget the events at Rosecrest, but soon after her arrival, death arrives again and her cousin is found hanging from a noose outside his bedroom window. Convinced Eric did not commit suicide, it's up to Pru to save his reputation and discover who murdered him.
Murder by Misrule
By
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Francis Bacon is charged with investigating the murder of a barrister at Gray's Inn. He recruits his unwanted student Thomas Clarady to do the tiresome legwork, chasing witnesses from Whitehall to the London streets. Everyone has something up his pinked and padded sleeve. Even the brilliant Bacon is at a loss — and in danger — until he sees through the disguises of the season of Misrule.
Hidden
By
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a desperate attempt to secure a roof over her younger sister’s head, nineteen year old Allie Winthrop takes a job that no one else seemed too eager to apply for. The job is a maid position for a well to do family who had made a fortune in both the ranching and railroad industries. Her bosses, Mister and Misses Treadwell, aren’t exactly the friendliest of people.
Sherlock Holmes: Gone in the Fog
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's 1914, the eve of the Great War. After a lengthy absence Holmes returns to Baker St. But, what has happened to bring about the shocking condition he was in? What strange adventure has reduced him to such an appalling state? Can Dr. Watson bring him back? And then came that chill winter night when Holmes stepped out of the front door and simply disappeared. Gone in the fog.
The Last Blitzkrieg
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,730. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Russians are at the gates of Berlin. The war is won. Or is it? Even as the Red Army deals Nazi Germany its death blow, Hauptmann Träger, reluctant hero of the Reich, is working his way to the heart of Moscow with the last of Germany’s wonder weapons. The Last Blitzkrieg is a fast-paced thriller woven around real people and actual historical events sometimes more surprising than fiction.
Lost to the World
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1954 Baltimore, Sean Reilly, the detective from DEATH IS THE COOL NIGHT, investigates the murder of a Johns Hopkins researcher. The death appears linked to the polio vaccine trials about to begin across the country. LOST TO THE WORLD captures a moment when the world waited for the "summer plague," that had afflicted thousands, including the late president, to be wiped out once and for all.
Catch A Falling Starlet
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
For History major Carolyn Madore, leaving school to work for the Pawskonsett Island Artifact Retrieval Company was an easy decision. After all, the company has had remarkable success recovering antiquities of the lost, misplaced and "no one is sure they ever really existed" variety. She didn't realize her new duties would include treasure hunting, time travel and solving the occasional murder.
The Medicinal Martini
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mid-century mystery with easy-on-the-eyes gumshoe Dusty Darling. Murder, romance, secrets, and martinis on the high seas.
Murder in Deer Park
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A wonderful historical mystery! Join President Grover Cleveland and his young bride as their resort honeymoon is interrupted by murder and intrigue, forcing the appealing couple to become detectives and solve the crime!
Treasure Hunt in Tie Town
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
When an unhappy rancher finds a treasure map, it begins a search that changes his life and the life of everyone around him.
Greek Fire
By
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 98,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Bill Martin wins an auction on eBay, he gets more than he bargained for. He is surprised to receive not only the Graflex he bid on, but also a rare camera over one hundred years old and some old prints and plates. He soon becomes embroiled in a game of cat and mouse.
Sea of Secrets
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Victorian England, innocent young Oriel Pembroke stumbles into a web of dangerous secrets at the seaside estate of the aristocratic Ellsworth family. As she falls in love with the brooding young duke, Herron, she begins to fear for his sanity—and for both their lives—as sinister events unfold.
Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Smokey Dalton Novel
By
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the run after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Private Investigator Smokey Dalton has settled under an assumed name in Chicago. But history won’t leave him alone. His job in security at the Chicago Hilton places him in the center of the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. Worse, a killer works his South Side neighborhood. Smokey must take action, before he loses everything.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel
By
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the landlord at one of Sturdy Investments’ South Side properties dies alone in his apartment, Smokey Dalton agrees to investigate. He finds old human bones in the basement, along with hints of more. As he and Laura, his girlfriend and Sturdy's CEO, dig deeper, they discover secrets that could threaten them, Sturdy, and one of Chicago’s greatest institutions. Secrets worth killing for.