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The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1812 - Charles Murray is drawn to India to help an old servant. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. With imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him East, and redeem himself in his own eyes.
The Barefoot Stiff
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
Now You See It
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Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A young boy's birthday celebration is joyously enhanced by the thrilling sleight-of-hand of a travelling magician. But, only hours later, the playful boy is missing, his mother is frantic, and Bertram, Gautier and Robert lend their aid. Meanwhile, a darkly cryptic stranger casts a malevolent shadow over the town. Danger and destruction hover over innocent and evil alike – but on whom will it fall?
The Clockwork Killer (Steampunk Detectives: Book 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Illinois, 1866. When 17 year old Francis Smalling’s elder sister is gruesomely murdered before his eyes, he joins the Pinkerton Detective Agency to find the killer. But Francis is no normal teenager, he has dabbled in the new sciences for years, and uses his skill, intelligence and guile to bring the man to justice. His quest will shape his life, and perhaps change the world.
The Coronation Quest
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Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
'The Coronation Quest' is the third in the 'Adventurous Quest' series of historical mystery novels. It is set in 1953 in Britain, mostly in London at the time when everyone was preparing for the Coronation.
Two Edwardian Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
4 Lives
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by The Cenotaph Corporation. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
4 Lives reveals secrets of characters in the novel The Great West Detective Agency, giving background details, exciting adventures and diabolical swindles. In addition, a sample chapter from The Great West Detective Agency is included.
The Admirer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Renaissance. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rose Fraser is nervous yet excited at the idea of a London season. Her excitement fades away when she starts receiving threats in the form of intricately folded, anonymous notes. Nerves turn to fear as the threats escalate. Feeling trapped, unable to go to the police, she turns to the only person she thinks can help her, her most serious suitor, private investigator James Grey.
Double or Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
FIRST PLACE WINNER, 2013 LARAMIE AWARDS – Western/Mystery from Chanticleer Writing Competition October, 1869: Lily Granville, heiress to a considerable fortune, rebels against her uncle’s strict rules. Ace Diamond, determined to win Lily, invests in a dynamite factory but his success fails to impress her guardian. When Ace is framed for murder before their wedding night, Lily must save him.
Double Crossing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
WINNER of the 2012 BEST FIRST NOVEL Spur Award from Western Writers of America AND a 2012 FINALIST for the USA BOOK NEWS Awards – for Fiction: Western August, 1869: Lily Granville is stunned by her father’s murder. Only one other person knows about a valuable California gold mine deed — both are now missing. Lily heads west on the newly opened transcontinental railroad, to track the killer.
My Lord Deceived
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Series: The Star Elite, Book 6. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
He has spent the last few years trying to rid the country from smugglers and spies, Jonathan Arbinger returns home, determined to try to further his cause with the delectable Kat. What he finds there is a complex web of mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. Will the lies that stand between him and Kat force them apart forever?
Catching the Eagle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014 by Famelton Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Easter Monday, 1809: Kirkley Hall manor house is mysteriously burgled. When suspicion falls on Jamie Charlton, he and his family face a desperate battle to save him from the gallows.
The Incident: Lost in the Woods
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The story of three brothers and how one brother's tragic mistake affected the other two. One was on the run from the law. The other two wanted to protect him, however, they had to take care of their families first. It was a journey from the swamplands of Louisiana to the "better life" in California.
The Stolen Star
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1901 and young sleuth Mary MacDougall tackles her second case--the theft of the Star of the North sapphire. As she hunts for the purloined gem, she must juggle affairs of the head and of the heart. In the end, the matter of the stolen Star comes down to the simplest of clues. While the matter of the man she loves couldn’t possibly be more complex.
Codename: Spring-Heeled Jack
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Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Una creatura terrorizza le notti londinesi, assalendo e deturpando inermi fanciulle. Non si tratta di un mostro ma di un ingegnoso atleta con un forte sdoppiamento della personalità. Un pazzo che oggi, 17 ottobre 1886, è fuggito dalla cella dove era rinchiuso.
The Guilty Countess
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Series: Markson Regency Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can Lady Donna Kersey find the true killer before she faces the gallows.
The Misadventures of Chittles and Red Eye The Doom of Miss Castle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A crazy detective story set in Victorian London that rocks with romance, bawdy people, vanishing people and a mystery that only the crazy team up of Chittles and Red Eye can solve.
Creds: The IRS Adventure - Episode 1
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Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Blueberry Lane Books. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Danny "Creds" Shapiro wants the tax system to be fair to everyone. The senator he's up against does not, and no one is going to stand in his way. Part One of a Four-Part Mini-Episode Novel Series that looks deep into the storied heart of the IRS.
Passing Storm
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Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The threatening sky signals coming danger as a young boy is found dead at the pond’s edge. A terrible accident? What bizarre twist of a human mind is behind events? Will the grieving parents discover the truth they deserve? Bertram, Gautier, and Robert realize that all is not as it seems, including the fury of the passing storm. Passing Storm is Book II of The Sword and the Spirit Adventures.