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Fellowship with Demons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,220. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Edinburgh 1810: Charles Murray of Letho, a young gentleman of means, is in much demand: a rich widow, an old friend, and new military acquaintances all need his help. But when Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, sends him an invitation, vanity and curiosity force him to accept – and straightaway he has to deal with murder.
It Happened Tomorrow
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a visit to Australia, Mal, an arts reporter living in France, stumbles onto an art fraud case when she attends the opening of a major exhibition at a prestigious Sydney art gallery. There is something not quite right about the man who is presented as the high-profile French artist Denis Denarius.
Knight of Times
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,050. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Special operatives Hugh Paine and Ram Joseph are tapped for a top-secret mission, the strangest one of their lives: rescue a VIP who’s been captured and tortured—and is hanging on a cross. Fighting for their lives and the safety of the VIP, the team members must decide who returns to their own reality and who stays behind. Their decision will change their own lives and the course of human history.
Bathing Beauties, Booze And Bullets (A Jazz Age Mystery #2)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s 1927 in Galveston, TX—the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, is assigned to profile bathing beauties competing in the Miss Universe contest, but she’d rather solve the murders of local prostitutes. Worse, she must fend off advances from Colin, a gangster she suspects is involved. Finally she risks it all to save her friends and brother from a ruthless killer.
Het Fortuin van de Bourbons
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 13. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: Dutch. Published: May 4, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Dit is een draaiboek met alle informatie voor de spelleiding in verband met de organisatie van een stadsspel/moordspel, dat zich afspeelt in Florenville en Orval (België) en in Avioth en Montmédy (Frankrijk). Uiteraard bevat dit draaiboek ook de oplossingen. Wie vermoordde Paul Schoeman? Hoe gebeurde dat? En waar kun je zijn moordenaar(s) en/of de Schat van Orval vinden?
The Pinocchio Factor
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Series: The Alexander Legacy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Oliver Twist takes up the tale of the company's adventures after "the Battle of the Bronze Cascade". Can he trust Spring-heeled Jack when so many strange things happen each time he comes around? Costume balls conceal more than the faces of the wealthy and powerful. Trevor Newsome disappears just days before the election but they can't search for him from the London Lockup.
Tinkers Creek
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Leo Marburg would trick and cheat and kill without hesitation to possess the entire valley. But Sten Petersen wouldn't budge. After Fran's letter, addressed "Judd Petersen, Lawman, Kansas", brought news that Sten had been shot in the back and nothing was being done to find his killer, she and Judd had to fight, kill or be killed, for the Petersen homestead on Tinkers Creek in the Rockies.
The Adventure of the Kidnapped Kanakas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A must for Sherlock Holmes fans. This original story, set in Queensland towards the end of the 19th century, follows Holmes and Watson as they expose the murderous activities of the exploiters of the indentured sugar plantation workers.
The Virtues of Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
Mayhem Mansion (A Kenneth Mayhem Mystery Book 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Armistice Day 1918: Christmas is a peaceful time in Quiet Corner -- except at Mayhem Mansion. There is no peace in Kenneth Mayhew's ancestral manse with a restless ghost playing tricks on the family. Christmas guests will be arriving soon and Kenneth's Aunt Agartha has assigned him the task of laying their ghost to rest before the Yuletide revels.
Degrees of Illusion
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A car accident, two mysterious deaths - similar yet separated by a century - take Niall Fraser on a quest for answers…and ultimately to revelations more devastating that he could ever have imagined. Woven around true events and set in Greenland against a background of conflicts, this is a book about love, unrequited fatherhood and rites of passage for those who dare to embrace the unknown.
Tug River Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a fictional murder mystery set in 1897 at the site of the Hatfield & McCoy feud. Deputy Sheriff Richard James, a Canadian, finds himself having to juggle cultural differences, grief over the recent loss of his wife and son, and a murder investigation, after a McCoy is found dead from a snakebite. The death threatens to reignite the Hatfield/McCoy feud as Richard struggles to solve it.
Brides of the Storm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Gone Feral Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
One Too Many Brides: A woman thought to have died in the 1900 Great Galveston Hurricane shows up at her husband's wedding to a new bride. Her arrival in town brings a string of gruesome murders that a plucky female attorney, Dash Gallagher, must solve before everything she loves is destroyed. In the hunt for the killer, Dash learns the dead can be more helpful than the living.
East Los
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1970. East LA. Gangs. Protests. School walkouts. A city on the verge of riots. And a serial killer is beheading young Chicanos. A hard-boiled detective with the help of a Mexican-American Sheriff's deputy seeks to stop the Azlan Assassin before he kills again.
A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
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Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
Easy Money
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Price: Free! Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
An alternate history fantasy mystery novel. Berk opened his agency to make use of his magic talent for finding things. On the day he expanded his parameters to include missing persons he was presented with two cases that stymied his talent. In the days that followed more women went missing without a trace, and a serial killer, The Skinner, began leaving more dead bodies on the streets of Agrippina
This Rough Magic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Wealthy playboy Brett Sheridan thinks he knows the score when he hires tough guy private eye Neil Patrick Rafferty to find a priceless stolen folio of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
The Further Adventures of Thadeus Burke
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book is a sequel to the first adventures of Thadeus Burke, published last year, and continues the antics of the aristocratic Lloyd’s insurance broker and his sister, Dr Freddie, together with Inspector Johnny Jackson of Scotland Yard. It is now the summer of 1926 and our hero, assisted by his loyal staff, divide their time between the City of London and the City of Cambridge. Following the
The Weight of Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.