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La Cingana (The Gypsy): A Reginaldo Morosini Novella and Other Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 188,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Reginaldo Morosini, introduced in Murder Gentilissimi, returns as special criminal consultant to Venice's Council of Ten in a collection of two novellas and four short stories. Reginaldo finds justice for a variety of murders and other notorious crimes through exhaustive sifting of the evidence, a keen understanding of human nature and the criminal mind, and his powers of deductive reasoning.
A Collection of Quests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 211,490. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This book is a collection of three novels and a short story by Cecilia Peartree, all previously published and featuring the same central characters: 'A Romantic Quest', a short story; 'The Lion and Unicorn Quest' set mostly in London in 1951; 'The Four Seasons Quest', starting on the day the King died in 1952; 'The Coronation Quest', which is complete in itself but ties off some loose ends.
A Quest for Clemency
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'A Quest for Clemency' is the fourth in a series of mystery / thriller novels by Cecilia Peartree. It is set in 1950s Britain, mostly in Cambridge. Clemency, Oliver Quest's younger sister, gets her own story after playing a supporting rôle in the previous novels in the series.
The Curse Of The Diogenes Club
Price: Free! Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
London 1899. The Prince Regent’s New Year’s Eve ball is in full swing when several explosions shatter the festivity. Were they an attempt to assassinate the heir to the throne or, as it seems, intended for Mycroft Holmes himself? What is even less clear is the casus belli - is it related to the powerful Diogenes Club, or perhaps to the untimely death of the Russian Ambassador's estranged wife.
The Fourth Mandate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having offered her unequivocal resignation, Beatrice Knight is certain she is clear of her former employer. That is, until the Society’s Director Prof Runal shows up at the train station, her cousin announces horrifying news and a ponytailed dwarf decides he needs her powers for his evil scheme. Fortunately, anything is manageable with a pot of tea and a fully loaded walking stick.
Society for Paranormals (Boxed set)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 195,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Save 33% with the box set. These are the first four cases in the “Society for Paranormals”: a series concerning dead husbands, African mythology and the search for a perfect spot of tea. If you adore “Pride & Prejudice”, appreciate British humor, enjoy paranormal mysteries, or would love to experience a supernatural safari set in colonial Africa, this boxset is for you.
Daisies Are For Lovers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this novelette, a young woman is saved by a handsome, but aloof, sheriff in the American West. She falls in love with him but a wealthy and beautiful rival has claimed him as her own. The handsome sheriff is preoccupied with his past as he investigates a series of local murders. Will the young woman win the sheriff's heart or will the rival win the competition for him?
In nomine Patri
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Historia corta de misterio y suspense Ideal para disfrutar entre lecturas largas Invierno de 1487 d. C. En un monasterio, en los pirineos, un monje presencia un milagro... o un acto del diablo. Una cerda se pone de pie, camina hacia él y, después de mucho sufrimiento, da vida a un bebé humano. Al minuto de dar a luz, cae al barro y desaparece sin dejar rastro.
The Automaton's Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Beatrice Knight has enough to contend with: a zebra is dead on her lawn, her horse is possessed, a gentleman has arrived with the temerity to propose to her, and her dead husband has absconded with an automaton. She soon has other issues, for a killer has moved into town with a nasty habit of carving up the victims. As luck should dictate, who should be the next target but Mrs Knight herself?
Redemption
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Lizzie is caught in a compromising position with Benjamin McArthur, she finds herself thrown out of the family home and living with a somewhat eccentric aunt. When she returns to London, she finds herself caught up in a complex web of mysteries. Ben and Lizzie are soon caught up in a complex web of mysteries that threaten to tear them apart forever. Is their love strong enough to survive?
The Spirit of Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sarah Bennett doesn’t remember the night her mother fell down the stairs at Bennett House, despite witnessing the fall. There was talk of foul play, dark whispers, and sidelong glances, aimed at Sarah, prompting her family to send her to The Laurels, an asylum in San Francisco, under a cloud of suspicion. In order to clear her name, she must regain her memory while dodging the real killer...
Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Magnate's Son
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
From the diary of Mrs. Mary Watson, née Morstan: My husband, Dr. John Watson, is an obsessive chronicler, but there are some cases solved by the great Mr. Sherlock Holmes that are either too sensitive, or too upsetting, for him to ever consider publishing. The events revolving around the infant son of the Manchester cotton magnate Henry Waterford and his wife, Olivia, form one such case.
Two Tocks before Midnight
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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The Strange Affair of October 24th, 1859 When a flurry of forgeries appear in museums and among collectors, the members of the Agora, a society dedicated to the betterent of man, take it upon themselves to stop the rogues.
Butchery: A Mystery of Tudor London
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Three unlikely detectives join forces to solve a series of brutal murders in Tudor London, and are drawn into the political intrigues of its wealthiest and most powerful families.
Blood Moon (A High Priestess Iliona Ancient Greek Mystery, #2)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Three ritual killings on the same night can’t be coincidence. More an attempt to sabotage the peace between Sparta and her new allies from across the Black Sea. High Priestess Iliona has no wish to become embroiled in politics. And because she hopes that uncovering conspiracy, murder, kidnapping and adultery will help dull her pain, she fails to notice a killer on the loose...
Autumn Leaves: A Novel of Old Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 197,940. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young ronin arrives in Edo and is immediately accused of committing a string of arsons in the city of paper and wood. The firechief is convinced that he is guilty, and will stop at nothing to prove his point. Meanwhile the firechief is in love with a geisha and plans to marry her, despite her plans to live the life of an artist. The chief's young sister is desperate to find a suitable husband.
The Curse of the Singing Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are holidaying in Biarritz when a fire breaks out in the kitchen of their petit hotel. The hotel’s owner (a retired opera singer known as the Singing Wolf) invites the handful of guests to stay at her isolated mountain retreat in a remote area rife with wolves and lawless brigands led by the murderous outlaw, Sarazan.
The Clairvoyant Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel on the SS Pleiades during its inaugural voyage through the Irish Sea from Glasgow to Biarritz. On board are a bizarre handful of passengers travelling to a World Spiritualist Congress. When Madame Moghra is found dead and Dr Watson is accused of homicidal somnambulism Countess V must unmask the real killer!
The Penny Dreadful Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel to the city of York. Someone is killing-off the authors who write cheap but popular penny dreadfuls, and Inspector Bird, a fervent admirer of Dr Watson, needs help.
The Lammas Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Scotland 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Varvara Volodymyrovna visit the Scottish Borders to solve the Lammermoor Golf Course murders. Lord Cruddock is staging a tournament to promote his new golf course but someone is killing-off the golfers.

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