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Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Six
By Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Augustus finds a very present reminder of his youth, which leads him to some startling conclusions.
Sob Sisters
By Kris Nelscott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Madison, Wisconsin, 1972—When Detective Hank Kaplan calls Valentina Wilson to a crime scene, she wonders why. She soon finds more questions than answers in a secret room belonging to a wealthy female philanthropist, whose brutal murder the police hastily cover up.
The Man in the Mask
By Marcelle Dube
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An A’lle Chronicles short mystery by the author of Backli’s Ford. To fulfill her sister’s dying wish, Violet takes the long, arduous journey to the far north, one step ahead of her larcenous uncle’s hired thugs. But when she finds herself in danger in the Yukon wilderness, she will trust her life to a strange man in a golden mask. A classic murder mystery that crosses pulp with steampunk
For Love’s Sake
By O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
For over a hundred years, New Orleanians have settled affairs of honor at Dueling Oaks in the City Park (formerly the Allard Plantation). In the early years, none dare refuse a challenge. It was the Code Duello. This changed after the city became American.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Five
By Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Look for the conclusion of Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness on April 11, to be shortly followed by a compiled set of all the episodes for one low price!
Halifax Ghost Stories
By Gerry MacPherson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can we ever really know for sure that ghosts exist? There have been too many sightings and reports of ghostlike phenomena to be dismiss. Maritime Canada, famous for its folklore has no shortage of ghost stories.When reading these tales, keep in mind that folklore is most often passed down from generation to generation,Take these stories for what they are and enjoy them.
Sherlock Holmes & Mark Twain: The Adventure of the Whyos
By Bill Peschel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Reeling from financial disaster after the failure of his publishing house, Mark Twain’s flight to Europe is interrupted by a friend who is negotiating to marry off his daughter to an English lord. She is resisting and has fallen ill. Could Twain talk her into agreeing? There is also a little matter of blackmail, and for that, Twain reluctantly calls on Sherlock Holmes to help find the answers.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Four
By Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
There are still more questions than answers in the tiny village of Dunverton, but in the case of the demise of Charlotte Whitegate, things are coming to a head. Look for the next episode on March 21, 2014
The Oldest Flame: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
By Elisabeth Grace Foley
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A visit with old friends turns to disaster for Mrs. Meade when a fire destroys their house during the night. Even worse, the fire appears to have been deliberately set. Which of the people who were in the house that night is responsible? There are several possibilities, and Mrs. Meade is not sure which is the most distressing... "The Oldest Flame" is a novelette, approximately 17,800 words long.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Three
By Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Augustus and his new confidante, Constable Wright are tracking a murderer in this third installment of Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness. The next installment will be available March 7, 2014!
Bias and the Adulterous Daughter
By Michael B. Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In ancient Ionia, there are no private detectives. However Bias, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios in Priene, has been asked to solve a private mystery. Kreton, the patriarch of the neighboring estate, suspects his daughter-in-law of carrying on with someone other than her husband. Bias must find out in this short story sequel to Murder at the Festival of Apaturia.
They Called Her The Gungirl (Lucien Caye short story)
By O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
September, 1947. A young brunette with dark brown eyes stands shivering in the rain, a pretty blonde poses in a bikini. There is also a desperate boyfriend and a murdered doctor – all drawing New Orleans Private Eye Lucien Caye into a case that may end with the first woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair.
The Easter Murders New York City 1937
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Veronica Gedeon was one of three victims of a sensational crime that occurred in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 1937. Ronnie, as she was known to her friends, had posed nude for a photographer only a few months before she was murdered. These scandalous photos were published by New York newspapers in the killings' aftermath.The macabre slayings were the work of an elusive insane killer.
Sherlock Holmes - The Shadow of James Moriarty
By Dick Gillman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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An explosive event on Holmes's birthday begins the case that Dr John Watson records as 'The Shadow of James Moriarty'. Since Moriarty's death there has been no-one to challenge Holmes's formidable intellect...until now. It seems like the very shadow of Moriarty himself is to envelop Holmes and take him from us. Only his great intellect and a grand deception stands between him and certain death.
Low-Budget Monster Flick!
By Mary Anna Evans
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gorgeous babes in white bathing suits. Weary young men, happy to be home from Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. Palm trees. Spanish moss. Glass-clear water. Ambition. Murderous jealousy. The culture clash between Hollywood and the repressed sexuality of mid-20th century America. Alligators. Lots and lots of alligators… What could possibly go wrong?
On the Rocks (A Kenneth Mayhew Mystery Book 2)
By Melanie Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kenneth Mayhew has been summoned to the mansion of one of New York's elite to foil a cunning jewel thief. The dastard threatens to strike on New Years Eve during a costume ball. Can Kenneth, the beautiful Judith, and faithful manservant Bentley stop this audacious crime?
Death of a Sad Face
By Susan Russo Anderson
Series: Serafina Florio Mystery, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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A Missing Child, A Murder, And One Woman Determined to Find The Truth … Sicily, 1868. In this short story, Serafina investigates a murder, only to discover that Teo, the orphan who lives with her family, is missing. In a harrowing scene at the end, the tracks of a killer and kidnapper converge and Serafina’s fate swings from a circus trapeze. This story is suitable for readers of all ages.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
By K.G. McAbee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
The Arrival of Truth
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In pre-Civil War Virginia, some slaves tell a story about Sojourner and the Truth. One young girl, forced to give up her own children and nurse a white baby, wonders what the Truth will mean. Will it set her free? Or will it force her to make terrible choices of her own?
The XIIIth Hour at Duskland
By Isis Sousa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
Death is just the beginning of a dark mystery and love... Leonhard is a wealthy gentleman surrounded by the most unusual and loyal friends. His life has been a hiatus for many years until the day he finds a mysterious young lady lying unconscious and hurt in the nearby woods. Pity and curious, he brings her home, where him and his friends do all they can all he can to help her recovery.