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Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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.
The Dead Man's View
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 89,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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.
The Last Blitzkrieg
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,730. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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 Kennedy Secret
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Itch Reserve Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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A government killer and a con man investigate the assassination of Robert Kennedy after they stumble upon a CIA conspiracy.
The Medicinal Martini
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Mid-century mystery with easy-on-the-eyes gumshoe Dusty Darling. Murder, romance, secrets, and martinis on the high seas.
Murder in Deer Park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
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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
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 98,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
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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
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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.
A Sigh From The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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On the 2nd August 1100, William Rufus-King William II of England was shot by an arrow whilst hunting in the New Forest. History states that it was a hunting accident By Walter Tirel-but was it?
The Deveron Manuscript
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Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $5.19 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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A desperate quest... A disturbing secret disclosed for centuries in an ancient manuscript... Five nations wrapped in a government conspiracy to unravel the secrets it protects... Calla Cress, a British Museum curator defies protocol by holding onto a encrypted artifact. Alarming in its decryption and damaging in its diplomatic impact, a secret that has, luckily, remained concealed. Until now.
Clara's Wish
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Silence hangs in the air; a valuable diamond ring, taken from the skeletonized hand of a corpse lays untouched on the desk. Bergin Halverson wrestles with the ghosts of his past, his fears that have kept him silent for decades and the truth he knows must eventually be told. He is taken back to 1923 when Clara Lindgren makes a wish that will come true.
The Law & Annabelle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
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Murder and romance collide in the old west gold mining town of Red Gorge, Dakota Territory 1882. U.S. Marshal Luke Johnson has a mystery to solve involving a phony diamond mine and two brutal murders. Young widow Annabelle Miles may hold the key to solving the crime and the key to his heart. That could change, though, when the investigation leads him to someone very close to Annabelle.
1906 - A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,370. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.