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A Bitter Root
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Wesbrook Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
D.I. Jack Ramsey has been after the most vicious criminal in 1840s London for years. When his current case brings him into the world of herbalist Grace Flynn, he's captivated by her incisive mind and courage. After they join forces though, the crime lord strikes at Grace's family. Can Grace and Ramsey survive long enough to bring the criminal to justice and find happiness with each other.
Burden of Truth
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Peter Grainger finds an old journal once compiled by American primatologist Dr Richard Beck. Peter becomes obsessed with the research which reveals some earth-shattering clues to a past conspiracy. His naïve investigations trigger a tragic sequence of events forcing him not only to struggle to survive, but also to complete Beck's quest for the truth, and save mankind and all future civilizations.
Slow Death by Quicksilver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,480. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It’s a long walk home to Ulster from Glasgow University when the journey is interrupted by murder. Murray of Letho is staying in the village by Loch Ryan where the unpopular Newell meets his death. Missing his daughter, resenting his mourning and distracted by charming female company, Murray seeks the murderer amongst a host of suspects.
The Old Cape Teapot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,440. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Nancy Caldwell returns in The Old Cape Teapot, the second in a series, to uncover the trails of two survivors from the wreck of the 1717 pirate ship Whydah. Armed with the knowledge that in pirate culture the looted riches were equally shared, she takes us to the tropical island of Antigua and back to Cape Cod searching for clues to more treasure. What will help her this time?
Panhandle Freight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A bitter winter storm was blowing fiercely when Lucas Hallam rode up to the isolated railroad station. It wasn’t a fit night for man or beast to be out, but Hallam found himself joined by a number of other pilgrims waiting for a train – and one of them just might be a killer. But the big man has a secret of his own... Finalist for the Peacemaker Award in the category of Best Short Fiction in 2012.
Quick Guide: Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner
Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is generally categorized under different genres. It is said to be a part-Gothic and part-psychological mystery. Some scholars consider it by turns part-meta-fiction, part-satire, and part-case study of totalitarian thought.
Asesinar a un jesuita. De Monseñor Romero a Ignacio Ellacuria
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,670. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
El asesinato del Arzobispo Oscar Romero de El Salvador y años más tarde del jesuita Ignacio Ellacuria generó una polvareda que traspasó las fronteras de El Salvador. Las circunstancias de esos asesinatos siguen estando rodeadas de polémica y las ordenes de detención, cárcel y amnistía posterior salpican a miembros del ejército.
The Empress Holds the Key: A disturbing, edge-of-your seat historical thriller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A nail-biting ride through history that will have you glued to the edge of your seat! An old photograph hints at dark secrets reaching back to ancient Egypt and reignites a deadly quest for a holy relic. What is this dark secret so feared by the Vatican? Will truth and justice succeed, or will pious fanatics foil this quest which could destroy their Church and challenge Christianity itself?
# 99 Easy Street
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mark is a jazz trumpeter just released from a mental institution. Amy, a recent graduate from the New School, is an anthropologist studying lifelong bachelorhood in the modern urban context. A dead hooker in the bathtub seriously complicates matters just when things are getting interesting. Life is not all it seems at #99 Easy St. It is, however, better than some of the alternatives.
Keeper of Pleas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On December 10, 1880, Coroner Sévère makes a gruesome discovery: nine newborns, buried in flowerpots, and hidden in plain sight in Whitechapel. A mortician receives the bodies and vanishes...
On Guard (The Eternal Dungeon, Volume 4)
Series: The Eternal Dungeon, 4.0. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,990. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The ties forged between the noble-minded Eternal Dungeon and an abusive foreign dungeon have set off an unpredictable chain of horrific events. Caught in the middle of the struggle are Barrett Boyd and Seward Sobel, loyal guards who will find themselves questioning their most fundamental beliefs about the royal prison's ideals.
Curse of the Nandi
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Jane Austen meets Lara Croft: Mrs. Beatrice Knight is preparing to start a life of marital bliss, or at least marital satisfaction. But the Nandi are rising up against their colonial masters and unleashing a frightening curse in the process. The intrepid Mrs. Knight faces all this with her usual aplomb, her hefty walking stick and, of course, a pot of tea. But will her marriage survive?
Brother Keeper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Brother Keeper Adapted from characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle Before Sherlock was the Great Detective, he was a university student sent down from Oxford to London to the care of his older brother, a rising young man at the Admiralty, and during his time in London, he has his first look at the darker side of the city, with life changing results.
The Bored Samurai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A samurai warrior cursed to live in a time of peace, the Genroku era (1688-1704). Saotome Mondonosuke is a bored samurai. He is not a ronin, but a direct vassal with wealth but no official duties. With only boredom to fight, he solves the mysteries behind murders and kidnappings, and battles corrupt officials. He thirsts for justice, and his sword for blood.
The Eleventh Sibyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,270. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Italy, 2010. Norcia, the most picturesque town of Apennines. An antique book, with a golden sun impressed on its cover. A creepy story re-emerging from a long-gone past: the legend of the Sibyl, the evil goddess who once lived in a cavern on the top of a desolate cliff, Mount Sibyl. Just old wives' tale? Follow a man's journey into mystery and madness, up to the final, dreadful encounter.
The Elusive Mistress of Thomas Paine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
She was an extraordinary, mysterious and striking woman - both a Mistress of Thomas Paine and an actress during the late 1700s. She kept a personal journal of her life as a mistress and as an actress. This is the story of my search for the truth about the Mistress and my meeting of her seductive descendant. The resulting book is a blending of fact and fiction.
Love and Larceny
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Even an Amazon can fall hard. Daphne Courdebas rushes to investigate strange doings at Brentfield Manor. But things are not as they seem, especially when it comes to the handsome Wynn Fairfax. What’s a lady known for saving the day to do when she finds her own heart in jeopardy? Clean Regency romance; kisses only.
Romance y misterio en Barcelona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,260. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
"Romance y misterio en Barcelona” es una de las mejores novelas policíacas, de amor y de acción, con leyendas urbanas, misterio, suspenso y manifestaciones paranormales. Un libro en cual las acciones se desarrollan en múltiples planes, que se entrelanzan mostrando al lector una profunda descripción del espíritu catalán . Y una modesta dedicación a todos los enamorados.
Murder at Tulip House
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
England 1932 In this absorbing tail of jealousy, revenge and murder, Drucilla (Cilly) Carlisle, discovers that her uncle not only died under suspicious circumstances, and his business defrauded of hundreds of thousands of pounds sterling, but a determined assassin is waiting, hidden in the dark, ready to kill again.
To Catch A Thief
Series: Saved By Desire Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 82,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
When Jeb is called home to catch a thief, he finds Sophia, who appears to have a lot to be afraid of. Drawn together through the deceit of others, can a future ever be theirs when lies begin to unravel and a killer is revealed in their midst? Or will Jeb's work for the Star Elite, work that he thought he had left behind in London, lead to a new set of dangers that threaten them both?