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Murder In The Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,790. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspector of Police Koogi has a hot potato in his hands. Too hot for his hands, he hands it over to Detective Mwenda Polê. Just bring him home, this bastard, dead or alive. I don't care how long it takes!
The Fields of Elysium are in Lancaster County
Price: Free! Words: 54,120. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Did a gifted Hungarian athlete, who competed in the infamous 1936 Nazi Olympics, survived the Holocaust, worked for Raoul Wallenberg to help save the last surviving Jews in Hungary, and lived through the Hungarian Revolt before emigrating to Lancaster County, solve the last great mystery of WWII - did Adolph Hitler commit suicide in his Berlin bunker in 1945 or did he escape?
The Death We Share
Series: Patricia Delaney "eGumshoe" Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
PI Patricia Delaney is one of the first detectives in the 1990s to use computer technology to solve cases. But the hidden secrets of opera superstar Carlotta Moses challenge even Patricia's wits, intuition, and computer research skills when a tabloid reporter shows up, determined to undermine both Patricia and Carlotta.
Seemly Justice (ePub)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Seemly Justice by Lee Anne Johnston consists of three historical murder mysteries set in the small town of Galt, Upper Canada. The women who unravel each mystery are passionate and flawed. Each reaches out of the page to tell her story, as well as the story of her era, and her town.
Ballrooms and Blackmail
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
Without Redemption
Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the spring of 1846, William and Elizabeth Darmon receive a mysterious letter from a soldier dying on a Punjab battlefield. Soon after, a Sikh refugee arrives at London dock pursued by a Russian agent who kills the warrior and kidnaps Elizabeth. William trails them to India and confronts the predator high on Rakaposhi Mountain.
Desperate Crossing
Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two couples are stranded on Russia's east coast in the year of 1840, and their only option is a desperate attempt to cross the vast wilderness of Siberia to return to civilization. Survival is jeopardized by harrowing encounters with Cossacks, Manchu, escaped convicts and ultimately, Tsar Nicholas whose men pursue the castaways for murders tied to a Romanov conspiracy involving a giant ruby...
Patriote Peril
Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Following the return of an empty carriage, Elizabeth Darmon begins a harrowing pursuit of her family's kidnappers. Alone, scared on the frontier of New Brunswick, she trails the kidnappers through deplorable conditions along the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City where she finds a woman posing as Elizabeth with another William.
The Perfect Corpse
Price: $5.13 USD. Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the naked corpse of Ferris Clark is found in the Greenland ice, forensic archaeologist Jack Raven is hired to investigate. As Jack unravels the mystery of Ferris Clark’s final hours, he finds himself caught in a race against time. There is a murderer on the loose and Jack alone can stop the killings. But first he must solve the greatest riddle of all. How did Ferris Clark die? And why?
Saving Eddie
Series: One Of Books · Historical Fiction · My Personal Favorites. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
The Man Who Would Not Die
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Alchemist, Composer, Lover and Spy, the Count of Saint-Germain is a man of mystery who NEVER appears to age. Unlike Monte Cristo, his true identity is unknown. The source of his great wealth is never uncovered. The secret of his longevity remains a tantalizing mystery. From Paris to Tibet, explore his many adventures in this riveting 18th century tale that spans the globe.
The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1812 - Charles Murray is drawn to India to help an old servant. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. With imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him East, and redeem himself in his own eyes.
Le notti buie dei Franchi
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: Italian. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anno Domini 781: nella cittá di Tours accadono misteriosi delitti.Qual è l'identità della prima vittima?Cosa si nasconde dietro agli omicidi?E chi è il misterioso investigatore?Una storia vera che sembra leggenda, con personaggi reali e una ambientazione accurata: il romanzo ha richiesto piú di due anni di lavoro e decine di volumi per la ricerca bibliografica necessaria.
Pennant Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A mystery novel about the breaking of the color line in major league baseball in the mid-forties...
Hid Wounded Reb
Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » War
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: 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
Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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
Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
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.
Murder By Bay Breezes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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.