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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."
Fair Wind to Bahia
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Shipwrecked on a Brazilian beach in the year 1834, two couples stumble onto a plantation where they find a knife in the owner's back. Harrowing encounters with Indians, escaped slaves and ruthless landlords conspiring to assassinate eight-year old future leader, Dom Pedro II, lead to a dangerous transfusion to save the cholera-stricken young prince.
The Forth Conspiracy
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
William Darmon and his wife Elizabeth, owners of Mayfair Hall, fall victim to rival Forth family who introduce a bill into Parliament called the Writ of Confiscation. It will repossess the Darmon's ancestral home unless they can find their missing deed. A late family friend hid the document on a trip to Egypt decades earlier, leaving a clue to its location only visible in the night sky of 1825.
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.
Stalking Jack
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,390. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The SS City of New York is about to embark on its maiden voyage to England. It is August, 1888 and Madeline Donovan is a passenger on this ship. It is an unexpected trip she has taken, because the thought of being in America or around anything familiar at Christmas, when the anniversary of the tragedy occurred, would be unthinkable. Now everything changes, Jack the Ripper arrives.
Murder By Bay Breezes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Who killed Sammy Sanchez? Andy Holliday, recently signed on as feature writer for a travel magazine, is off to the Lower Eastern Shore, an off-the-beaten track region beside the Chesapeake Bay. But a piece-of-cake assignment takes a murderous twist.
Murder at Wisteria Pines
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Omen Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Antiquarian book dealer Raymond Hilary finds himself in a white-knuckled ride with Cornelius Astor-Beaudry, "the Colonel," to Wisteria Pines when its patriarch is found dead in a locked room with bars on its windows. Voodoo, three wills, jewels, Cajun legends, Acadia, the French Revolution, the British regailia, and a $6-million fortune make "Murder at Wisteria Pines" a must-buy, must-read book.
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 Crossing and Double or Nothing (Boxed Set)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,000. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two Meg Mims award winning novels. DOUBLE CROSSING – 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 and DOUBLE OR NOTHING – FIRST PLACE WINNER, 2013 LARAMIE AWARDS – Mystery from Chanticleer Writing Competition. Lily Granville stunned by her father’s murder heads west to find love and adventure.
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.
Cup of Blood; A Crispin Guest Medieval Noir Prequel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this prequel, disgraced knight turned detective Crispin Guest has his hands full in more than murder: his abduction, two women, a young cutpurse, and a friend turned adversary.
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.