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The Will O Wisp
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Series: Amazing Gracie Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,930. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Gracie Evans is going to farm sit again. She invites Shana to come along to keep the girl out of trouble. Melinda Applegate invites herself along to keep both of them out of trouble. Millard Sokal shows up and appears to still be fond of Gracie. Shana unwisely takes up with a trouble family and the Indians moved. A fresh grave in Gracie's cemetery and a will o wisp spirit in the timber is scary.
History and Mystery, Oh My!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mystery and Horror, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Step back in time with History and Mystery, Oh My! All the stories in this anthology are set at least fifty years before publication. Find out why Caruso's tailor could never claim the famous tenor as a client. Walk with Caravaggio under the dome of Santa Maria del Popolo. Learn why Flash Gordon stopped filming.Turn a page and lose yourself in Victorian London, or tangle with WWII spies.
The Ghost of Christmas Past
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Series: The Star Elite. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Rupert has to visit the ghost from his past and persuade her to make a trip to London to her uncle’s sickbed. However, he is not prepared for the love that lingers between him and the woman he should have married four years ago. Can he keep her out of danger while persuading her to take a chance on him for a second time? Or will the evil French spy, Jacques Fornier tear them apart forever?
Ghosts of Shaolin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
James Wainwright always considered himself a working-class engineer playing at detective, never taking the vocation for more than an idle hobby and opportunity to test some of his steampunk inventions. His investigations have always been more of a means of humoring his business partner, idle toff Alton Bartleby. That was before his adopted daughter Xin Yan was taken.
General Well'ngone In Love
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Price: Free! Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this short mystery story set in Regency London during the Frost Fair of 1814, a recently orphaned boy disappears, seemingly off the face of the earth. Wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Ezra Melamed enlists the aid of General Well’ngone, a young Jewish pickpocket, who has his own reason for wishing to find the missing child—the General has fallen in love with the boy’s older sister.
Renegade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,070. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Buffy meets The Mentalist in this new fantasy-thriller full of magic and murderous intrigue by D.J. Chamberlain. When Joseph d’Bethel is called in to investigate the ritualistic deaths of half a dozen priestesses it launches him back into a world of corruption and politics that he thought he’d left behind forever. The victims keep piling up as he tracks a renegade priest across the breadth of the
Sausages, Steam, and the Bad Thing
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Steam engines. Danger. Air ships. Sausages. A tiny dog. Murder. And more sausages. The daring adventures of an execrable pirate are not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach. That most infamous pirate of the rails, Captain Ramos, faces off against the Grand Duke of Denver's Chief of Security, Colonel Geoffrey Douglas, much to his chagrin.
Scarlet Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,420. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cambridge, 1985. Graham Dowland, paranoid pedant par excellence, is searching for a priceless lost manuscript. Investigating a murder seems like a dangerous distraction. But perhaps the two are connected. Will Graham discover the truth before the Fenland floodwaters rise too far?
Sherlock Holmes and the Eye of Mad Bear
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Holmes and Watson are in Saratoga Springs, NY, to thwart an attempt by Col Sebastian Moran to secure a treasure mentioned in a Robert Louis Stevenson novel. Watson is arrested for murder. Lillie Langtry, members of an Iroquois secret society and a pair of notorious western outlaws are among those drawn into a final battle in the cave of Mad Bear.
The Castro '76
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Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a very famous movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
Death at Dinner
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Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cassie Pengear did not want to spend her evening acting as a parlor maid even if the house was in Mayfair, but her landlady’s friend was desperate and it was only night. But then one of the guests collapsed at the table. Now poison is suspected and the cook is convinced she’s the main suspect and will be locked away if Cassie doesn’t solve the death at dinner. 56,000 words, approx 220 pages
The Infidels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder and Intrigue in 5th century Ireland! Conor MacCormac, the new King of Connacht, had not wanted a Christian church in his territory, but the High-King – a new convert – had insisted. Now the priests have been slaughtered by raiders from the northlands – or so it seems. Conor must unravel the mystery, and he fears the truth may rock the Emerald Isle
The King's Avenger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder and Intrigue in 5th century Ireland! Conor MacCormac is not only the most honored warrior of Connacht, he is the king’s closest friend. When his leader is murdered at the High-King’s Fair, it is up to Conor to find the killer. The king had no shortage of enemies – but which one is guilty? And what price must Conor pay to find the answer?
Blackmail at Wrigley Field
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Los Angeles. 1937. When we last saw young novelist James Murray, his life had taken a bad turn. And now, two years later, he must come to grips with the choices he's made in this, the fourth James Murray Mystery. Here, he meets a young ballplayer who's been receiving blackmail threats. Can James turn his life around and help the young man?
The Reeve's Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Dame Frevisse suspects that the scandal which has drawn her and the innocent Sister Thomasine from the safety of the priory is but the tip of a terrible intrigue which threatens both nunnery and village alike: The good, kind, and honest Master Naylor stands accused of a crime which threatens to strip him and his entire family of their freedom. Can even God pardon one who turns from a holy path?
Worth the Candle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Authentic treasure buried 200 years ago in Virginia protected by a group of ciphers. Three graduate students at a Midwestern university who attack the ciphers with sufficient success to justify an adventure. Local frustrated searchers willing to kill anyone attempting to steal the birthright they and their forebears have fruitlessly sought for well over a century.
Chinese Puzzle
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Series: No Sin Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An action-filled, extensively researched murder mystery set in Shanghai during the sultry August of 1928. Chinese Puzzle is the first book in the No Sin mystery series.
Ladies of Class
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Murder is no respecter of persons… Richard Hayward’s promotion and move from the big city life to the sleepy town of Burshill, England, has been shattered. Sir John Bury needs a murder solved, and the clues are limited. The suspects, on the other hand, aren't.
Coda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder followed Albert around the world, from one concert stage to another, like a string of blood-red pearls, forcing him out of his academic womb, naked and exposed, trailing him to the edge of the abyss. Now, in Oxburgh Hall - more a place of the past than the present - he'd finally found a place where death couldn't find him. Then it did
She Never Came Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Alice loses her job and her home, she is forced to move into an old farmhouse with her husband and her dog. She is determined to make the most of the situation - until she starts to hear the voice of a young girl in the middle of the night. Should Alice follow her instinct and leave the p, or should she stay and find out what happened to the little girl forty years ago?