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A Bitter Draught
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
San Francisco, 1900. Isobel has faked her own death, and is relishing her second life, but when a mysterious woman writes her last words in sand, Isobel risks her freedom to uncover the truth. As she plunges into a storm of betrayal, the winds are determined to throw Atticus Riot on her course, and the two detectives collide in a sea of madness and murder.
Madness
Series: No Sin Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Be careful who you love. In this sequel to Chinese Puzzle the mystery begins with a man disappearing from an elaborately sealed shipboard cabin and moves on to the fog-shrouded streets of prohibition era San Francisco where guarded sanctuaries provide no protection from a killer whose cunning and cruelty is not restrained by the shackles of sanity.
Murder on the Mary Celeste
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,010. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder mystery at it's sharpest. Mayhem aboard a ship sailing the Atlantic ocean in 1871. One by one the passengers and crew are being horribly murdered. The unseen assassin is one of their number. But which one? Who will be next?
Deadly Sixteen
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 88,560. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Detroit mystery covers 300 years of history. Suitable for young adults as well as adults Deadly Sixteen is a fast moving adventure about a fifteen year old Black girl and her friends and family.
Mrs. Lincoln's Dilemma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of the sixteenth president, is the First Lady of a nation embroiled in the Civil War. She’s also a savvy political wife in wartime Washington. In this short story, the First Lady uses her powers of observation and the help of two White House employees to sort out crimes – including murder – and bring the perpetrators to justice.
Scorpion Rising (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #13)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blackmailed into investigating the murder of a child, Claudia is plunged into a bizarre world of nature priestesses, who have no use for men other than as slaves. But there is discord within this secret society and, as the conflict spreads, she cannot accept that an outsider was responsible for the little girl’s death.
Travesty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Forbidden love affair leads to treachery, deceit and murder; as lies are revealed, secrets uncovered. Forty years as a cold case file, the ones responsible are finally able to be tried in court thanks to unknown evidence from an unknown witness surfacing. As the court date draws closer...
Crossroads - A Moment of Decision
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
The people from Mars have been ordered to go back to Earth for retraining. Old friends meet and soon Alice finds out that someone is stealing her cousins heirlooms. Greed and retribution still occur in the twenty fifth century. Will the cat and dog save the day?
A Loss of Angels
Series: Tales of the Last Edwardian. Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An appalling triple murder in Edwardian Manchester. The evidence is unchallenged, the confession sound. But before the hangman can do his work, an appeal is lodged. The guilty man was supposedly insane when he killed Edward, Eliza and Lucia Tallboys. Dr Alice Urquhart must establish the truth.
Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock For Kids: The Red-Headed League
Series: Classic For Kids: Sherlock For Kids. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As part of the Classics For Kids series international best-selling author Mark Williams is proud to present the Sherlock Holmes short story adaptation: The Red-Headed League. Come join Holmes and Watson as they solve the mystery of the Red-Headed League in a child-friendly, twenty-first century English and with the seamier side of Victorian life left out.
The Lost Clue - Abridged Edition
Price: Free! Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Living the life of a wealthy man, Kenneth Fortescue receives devastating news from his father. But he is only able to learn incomplete facts about his past, because a name has been obliterated from a very important letter. A romantic novel written in 1905 by the much-loved author Mrs. O. F. Walton, this edition has been lightly abridged and edited to make it easier to read and understand today.
Eloisa's Adventure
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 74,330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Eloisa is determined to go to her first ever ball, but Fate soon decides otherwise. When she is thrown into the arms of her reluctant host, Eloisa finds herself battling for survival in the draughty corridors of Mitchelham Castle where more than the ghosts go bump in the night. Simeon knows that to keep his captivating guest safe he has to keep her with him, but is she under more threat from him?
Betwixt
Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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An atmospheric short story by bestselling author, Evie Gaughan. 'When Catherine revisits Hollowbrook cottage on a stormy October night, she crosses paths with a mysterious stranger who is not all that he seems. On a night when the veil between worlds is at its thinnest, all that is real and unreal meet in a nowhere place, at a nowhere time.'
Poison & Conspiracy: Historical Crime Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Historical Crime Collection. Two Novels by M. G. Scarsbrook. Included inside: Poison in the Blood: The Memoirs of Lucrezia Borgia & The Marlowe Conspiracy: A Novel.
The Lost Torah of Shanghai (A Lily Kovner Mystery, #2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lily Kovner, while scoffing at her nickname, the “Jewish Miss Marple,” undertakes the improbable quest of finding a Torah gone missing in Shanghai. Political intrigue and long-buried resentments of an ancient community figure into a journey plagued by threats, physical attack and murder. And the ultimate unraveling of the theft opens a Pandora’s box of personal history in a Jewish community...
Haunting at Ocean House: A James Murray Mystery
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Los Angeles. 1939. Writer James Murray and his wife, a famed newspaper reporter, set out to investigate a famous mystic who holds seances for the rich and powerful of Hollywood in this, the fifth and concluding James Murray Mystery. Someone is trying to convince others that the dead niece of a famous actress is out for revenge. Can James and his wife team up to solve the mystery?
Going Where the Wind Blows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rita Mae came to San Francisco in the late 1800s with her man to find a better life, never mind the fact that said new life involved plans to rob a few banks. When Bill is murdered, Rita Mae starts turning tricks while she tries to find the killer and, even more importantly, the bankroll. When her new job results in another murder, Rita Mae discovers her problems are only just beginning.
The Burning Man Anomaly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by The Cenotaph Corporation. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
In the tradition of Nick and Nora Charles, the eXtraordinary Bureau series follows the paranormal adventures of FBI agent Ralph Sitwell and his partner in crime detection, Marla Benson. Tracking down a phony psychic leads to a frightening death--a European Count at a seance burns to death from the inside out. This leads Ralph and Marla into psychic and technological danger in 1930's Washington DC
From Darkness to Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,810. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Hammond Hawkins is a man running from his own dark past when he learns that some things cannot be left behind so easily. Taught important lessons by people he initially disdains, Hawk comes to grips with who he really is, and why solving a baffling mystery in his small corner of the world matters more than any other case he's ever solved.
The Princess and the Pauper (The Fallen Ladies Society, Book 1)
Series: The Fallen Ladies Society. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Once upon a time, Grey Rees served--and loved--a beautiful princess. Now a famous, wealthy musician, his soul still burns for the princess who once ruled his heart and rejected him. When fate gives him the chance to make Emily Wright his servant, he seizes it. Now he is HER master. And he will finally wrest from her the power she still yields over him . . . But old passions are hard to tame.