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The Carpenter's Chalice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 149,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Chalice of Christ moves through a 2000 year journey until it falls into the hands of a British secret society in 1950 England. See how the daughter of a murdered archeologist and an ex-Naval Intelligence Officer match wits with the Right Club and fight for the chalice's control through some of England's most iconic venues. Who will control the chalice and possibly the fate of all mankind?
Murder beside the Salish Sea
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
More than murder hides in the mist when bomber pilot Brock Harker returns home during WW2.
Here Lies Buried
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Looking for family among strangers, a woman finds that seeking out distant relatives can be deadly and that some Arizona mysteries are better left buried!
The Ice Cream Blonde ~ A Neil Brand Thriller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Neil Brand is a former World War I soldier and disgraced ex-cop, now running security for Harry York at York Brothers Studio in 1931 Hollywood. York has a problem with bad boy actor Johnny Cutter, who failed to show up on the set to finish his latest picture, and Brand is sent to find the star. In doing so, Brand uncovers a trail of white slavery, drugs, and murder, involving famous actors...
Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Sinister Chinaman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Sherlock Holmes short story of 7.300 words, narrated by Dr. Watson. Holmes and Watson are in San Francisco, defending a Chinese magician accused of kidnapping a child. They are aided by that renowned prestidigitator and aeronaut Oscar Zoroaster Diggs - otherwise known as the Great and Powerful Oz.
There Shall Your Heart Be Also
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Short story of 5,000 words, sequel to Hambly's Benjamin January murder mystery series. It's astonishing enough to everyone who knows New Orleans saloon-keeper Kentucky Williams that she owns a Bible... but someone is willing to do murder to steal it. Benjamin January and his worthless white sidekick Hannibal Sefton attempt to figure out who - and why.
Murder in Perspective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1928, to the despair of his father, Merlin Richards abandons the family architectural practice in Wales and goes off to America in search of Frank Lloyd Wright. When he meets the beautiful young designer, Rosa Lustig, but Rosa is soon murdered and Merlin becomes a prime suspect. Merlin believes that the only way to prove his innocence is to catch the real killer himself.
Saint's Rest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1931 finds Merlin Richards working for an architectural practice in Chicago and trying to develop a friendship with the lovely Sally Fiske. When he is given the task of designing a house in Oak Park for the wealthy meat baron, Hobart St.John, he is so overjoyed that he fails to ask vital questions about the commission. Why did the assignment go to the most junior member of the firm?
The Wrath of Moses
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,720. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
After the shocking murder of his father, Patrick Moses is forced back into duty in the crime-plagued Levee District. The mysterious, blonde-haired mute, a man Moses believes to be responsible for four murders, continues to elude the police.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 13,000 words in the Benjamin January historical mystery series. When the mistress of a plantation is murdered, Benjamin's wife Rose is convinced that contrary to the evidence, the crime was not committed by one of the household slaves. But proving it will be another matter.
A Time For Every Purpose Under Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. Rose Janvier, Benjamin's wife, left at home in pre-Civil-War New Orleans, uses her own detective skills to track down a killer.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. In pre-Civil-War New Orleans, musician Benjamin January seeks the missing daughter of one of the free colored demi-monde.
Ghosts of Gannaway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ghost whispers echo through the mines of Gannaway. They have a story to tell. It’s the story of a town torn apart by greed, pollution and vanity, by racial discord between the Native Americans and the invading miners, by the Great Depression, by the violent union strikes of the 1930’s. That’s not all that brought Gannaway to its knees, though. Not by a long shot. Because something—else—lives...
الجاسوس العثماني
Price: Free! Words: 30,880. Language: Arabic. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
طبيبان أصابهما الضجر من مهنة الطب، يقرران الانطلاق في مغامرة بحث كبري عن مذكرات باشا مصري و وثائق مفقودة من الأرشيف الألماني، أملا في التوصل إلى مصير رجل دولة عثماني أختفي بطريقة غامضة إبان سقوط الإمبراطورية العثمانية. تتعقد الأحداث بطريقة غير متوقعة و تلقي بهما المطاردة في براثن جماعة سرية خطيرة عمرها أربعة قرون، لا تزال تختبئ في قاهرة القرن الحادي و العشرين - الـ13 فصل الأولى من الرواية
“Don’t Touch My Trident!” The Sea God Says (An Atlantis Mystery)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Someone took the tip of a trident tine from the sea god’s statue and Poseidon is pissed. High Priestess Shuretra (actually a Fair to Middling Priestess) has exactly one week to apprehend the perpetrator before everyone in Atlantis goes glug, glug, glug. But can she solve the crime and still find time to run some errands for her mother?
Lies and Misdemeanours
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He faces the gallows, and barely escapes with his life. Thrown into a fight for survival, he has to take drastic action to protect the woman who means so much to him; Hetty. It soon becomes evident that the only thing they can place their faith in is the love that lies between them, but will it be enough to keep them alive?
7 Crows, A Secret
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 206,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone have recognize it?
The Madonna Rosa
Series: The Juno Letters. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anisette Durande holds the destiny of a free Brittany in her hands - desperate to keep the Madonna Rosa from the Germans as the Nazi onslaught rolls across defenseless France in 1940. She is La Guardienne - the last of a line of women descended from a lone survivor of a terrible slaughter, blessed to protect the ancient Madonna carved from the crucifix of the Christian martyrs of Roman Lyon.
The Homicidal Saint
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A church potluck dinner. A sudden, shocking murder right after the pastor says grace. Joe Sonntag is a horrified witness, and swiftly arrests Manfred Wittstein, who claims his wife Freda killed their children, Matthew, Mark, Gerta, and Reuben. Thus begins an odd quest to learn why the killer shot Freda, and whether his wife had destroyed their children. It soon proves to be a case unlike any other
The Necklace (The Kate Brady Series Book 3)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The necklace is the story of women with dangerous secrets. Kate Brady, now 80 years old is determined that her secret will die with her; Andrea Pryor, 42, the famous television anchor is being blackmailed for hers, and 18-year-old Marianne Woodsman’s takes her on the run through a homeless shelter and a brothel as her story becomes intertwined with Kate’s and Andrea’s in a 3-generational bond.