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The Man in the Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An A’lle Chronicles short mystery by the author of Backli’s Ford. To fulfill her sister’s dying wish, Violet takes the long, arduous journey to the far north, one step ahead of her larcenous uncle’s hired thugs. But when she finds herself in danger in the Yukon wilderness, she will trust her life to a strange man in a golden mask. A classic murder mystery that crosses pulp with steampunk
For Love’s Sake
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
For over a hundred years, New Orleanians have settled affairs of honor at Dueling Oaks in the City Park (formerly the Allard Plantation). In the early years, none dare refuse a challenge. It was the Code Duello. This changed after the city became American.
Morning Glory
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Morning Glory is an adventurous western romp beginning in 1880's Baltimore where the main character, Rogan McCall, loses his beloved newlywed Olivia to a depraved serial killer.
Wer von vorne sticht, kann kein Mörder sein
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,910. Language: German. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
68er Jahre – Justizkrimi, ein Roman aus der Zeit der großen Reformvorhaben des letzten Jahrhunderts im Bereich des Sexualstrafrechts inmitten von Wissenschaft, Lehre und Kriminalistik um einen stockkonservativen Rechtsprofessor sowie Politik, Wirtschaft, Libertinage und bürgerliche Ehrbarkeit, Mord oder Totschlag
The Tell-Tail Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edgar Allan Poe's cat helps catch a killer, giving her owner the inspiration he needs to finish his story. A cozy cat novella set in Victorian Philadelphia, The Tell-Tail Heart is the fictional account of Poe's real-life animal companion.
Overboard (A Kenneth Mayhew Mystery Book 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kenneth Mayhew is headed for Havana and fun in the sun instead of going home for the family reunion. The high sea is a great place for romance, but in spite of the charming company, the SS Valbenara turns out to be a ship filled with tension. There are hijinks but they aren't friendly and Kenneth isn't surprised when things escalate into something deadly.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Five
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Look for the conclusion of Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness on April 11, to be shortly followed by a compiled set of all the episodes for one low price!
Halifax Ghost Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can we ever really know for sure that ghosts exist? There have been too many sightings and reports of ghostlike phenomena to be dismiss. Maritime Canada, famous for its folklore has no shortage of ghost stories.When reading these tales, keep in mind that folklore is most often passed down from generation to generation,Take these stories for what they are and enjoy them.
The Journey
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Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
With her darkest nightmare come true and with an assassin following her every step, Anna Kronberg must hurry to find the true motivation behind Moriarty's plan to use disease as a weapon. Bit by bit, she and Sherlock Holmes unravel a spiderweb of crime, espionage, and bioterrorism that spreads across continents.
Pearl Harbor Blues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It all began on December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawai’i--not only that the United States entered World War II, but a chain of events is set in motion that, fifty years later, becomes the setting for death. A family, a corporation, greed and power combine to reveal terrible secrets. Set on the island of O’ahu, a lush backdrop for heinous crime, a community icon dies.
L'énigme du vaisseau fantôme
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Series: Le prévôt du Mont Saint Michel enquête..., 2. Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Un beau matin brumeux, parait au pied du Mont Saint Michel une nef à l'aspect fantomatique. Elle finit par s'échouer dans la vase et les gens d'armes du prévôt sont requis pour aller l'inspecter. Commence une incroyable enquête.
Le secret du manuscrit perdu
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Series: Le prévôt du Mont Saint Michel enquête..., 1. Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Un certain frère Ascelin, prévôt de son état, va nous entraîner du Mont Saint Michel à Caen dans une première enquête. Investigations d’importance ! Un manuscrit précieux vient de disparaître, à peine achevé ! La reine Aliénor et l’abbé de Saint Michel du Mont sont éclaboussés par le scandale.
Anna Märklin's Family Chronicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Please note the glossary at front! A psychological mystery, set in Scandinavia. Young Anna is a very ordinary antihero who does nothing but watch when she is losing her father, her best friend and her job. But then she finds her grandmother's old notebooks, and once she has read the full story, she realizes that she has to take action.
The First Shall Be Last
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Price: Free! Words: 75,490. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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Popular mystery writer Joe C. Ellis's World War II novel, The First Shall Be Last will be available for free for a limited time at Smashwords.com. THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is both a poignant love story and a realistic portrayal of the brutality of war. "Haunting, captivating, compelling, THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is a powerful mystery that grips the heart." -- Nancy Haddock, Berkley Books novelist
Sherlock Holmes & Mark Twain: The Adventure of the Whyos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Reeling from financial disaster after the failure of his publishing house, Mark Twain’s flight to Europe is interrupted by a friend who is negotiating to marry off his daughter to an English lord. She is resisting and has fallen ill. Could Twain talk her into agreeing? There is also a little matter of blackmail, and for that, Twain reluctantly calls on Sherlock Holmes to help find the answers.
Street Justice: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,930. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the first week of the new decade, an emergency phone call shatters Chicago Private Detective Smokey Dalton’s hopes for a good 1970. His adopted son Jimmy and Jimmy’s best friend and cousin Keith Grimshaw need help.
Magnolia Gods
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Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
"It's a high altitude love affair." a pretty stunt pilot is in love with with her boss as they investigate dangerous corporate espionage.
Sangre de Lunas
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: Spanish. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
El Día de la Tradición de 1976, cuatro varones adultos de la misma familia, los Luna, fueron asesinados públicamente en Tres Algarrobos (Buenos Aires) por la Policía. Eran cuatreros, y los hechos son verídicos. Una noticia que, sin embargo, debido al momento que vivía Argentina, no encontró eco en los diarios y jamás fue investigado, permaneciendo impune al día de hoy.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Four
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
There are still more questions than answers in the tiny village of Dunverton, but in the case of the demise of Charlotte Whitegate, things are coming to a head. Look for the next episode on March 21, 2014