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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.
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.
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
The Oldest Flame: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
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Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A visit with old friends turns to disaster for Mrs. Meade when a fire destroys their house during the night. Even worse, the fire appears to have been deliberately set. Which of the people who were in the house that night is responsible? There are several possibilities, and Mrs. Meade is not sure which is the most distressing... "The Oldest Flame" is a novelette, approximately 17,800 words long.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Three
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Augustus and his new confidante, Constable Wright are tracking a murderer in this third installment of Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness. The next installment will be available March 7, 2014!
Baker Street Adventures, Episode Five -- A Matter of Grave Perception
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Series: The Baker Street Adventures, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Hollow Man seeks to embroil England in a war of fiendish zombies and deathly doings. Only the famous Professor Moriarity and his sidekick Doctor Watson along with their new friend Captain Nemo can save the day. But will even the power of the Great Nautilus be enough to win the day?
Bias and the Adulterous Daughter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In ancient Ionia, there are no private detectives. However Bias, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios in Priene, has been asked to solve a private mystery. Kreton, the patriarch of the neighboring estate, suspects his daughter-in-law of carrying on with someone other than her husband. Bias must find out in this short story sequel to Murder at the Festival of Apaturia.
They Called Her The Gungirl (Lucien Caye short story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
September, 1947. A young brunette with dark brown eyes stands shivering in the rain, a pretty blonde poses in a bikini. There is also a desperate boyfriend and a murdered doctor – all drawing New Orleans Private Eye Lucien Caye into a case that may end with the first woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair.
The Easter Murders New York City 1937
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Veronica Gedeon was one of three victims of a sensational crime that occurred in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 1937. Ronnie, as she was known to her friends, had posed nude for a photographer only a few months before she was murdered. These scandalous photos were published by New York newspapers in the killings' aftermath.The macabre slayings were the work of an elusive insane killer.
Sherlock Holmes - The Shadow of James Moriarty
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
An explosive event on Holmes's birthday begins the case that Dr John Watson records as 'The Shadow of James Moriarty'. Since Moriarty's death there has been no-one to challenge Holmes's formidable intellect...until now. It seems like the very shadow of Moriarty himself is to envelop Holmes and take him from us. Only his great intellect and a grand deception stands between him and certain death.
On the Rocks (A Kenneth Mayhew Mystery Book 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kenneth Mayhew has been summoned to the mansion of one of New York's elite to foil a cunning jewel thief. The dastard threatens to strike on New Years Eve during a costume ball. Can Kenneth, the beautiful Judith, and faithful manservant Bentley stop this audacious crime?
Final Exit
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Psychic Jillian Abercrombie and her brother, Jonathan, attend a benefit performance at the theater with their parents. There one of the actors makes a final exit, and Jon becomes smitten by an actress popularly known as "The Jerusalem Rose," while he pursues the mystery.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
The Arrival of Truth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In pre-Civil War Virginia, some slaves tell a story about Sojourner and the Truth. One young girl, forced to give up her own children and nurse a white baby, wonders what the Truth will mean. Will it set her free? Or will it force her to make terrible choices of her own?
Fancied to Death
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Price: Free! Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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A dead body, art so bad it’s a crime, and a hangover that just might kill him. Quintus Valerius Drusus is on the case in Imperial Rome with the help of Marcus Clodius of the vigiles, and more amphorae of Falernian than he can handle.This is the first in a series of mystery shorts featuring Quintus Valerius Drusus, enthusiastic lover of wine, women, and song. He also investigates things.
The Case of Lithuania's Lost Lion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Previously unpublished cases of Sherlock Holmes, related by Doctor John H.Watson. The only known manuscripts of the stories in this collection are rough modern papers without provenance, in the collection of Oliver St Gaudy, by whom they have been revised and otherwise prepared for publication. Whether they seem authentic or not is for the reader to decide.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Affair of the Captive Mothers
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A dangerous spider leads Sherlock Holmes and Dr.Watson to investigate the circumstances of certain English people held captive at home and in foreign parts. Some were held by Borneo pirates, and lost to their families until the great detective is able to reunite them. Dr. Watson finds he is personally greatly affected by this investigation.
The Dead Line
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Andersonville. The name strikes horror in the memory even now. But before Lt. Nathaniel Garrison lost two years of his life to that place, he fell in love with a beautiful Confederate—and married her at the exact wrong moment. Even fifty years later, he hears her voice. Then, he sees something he shouldn’t, something that brings back everything: the war, the loss. The woman herself.
The Legend of Charlie Bagley
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Buying the old building meant learning its history. Seems murder was part of it and Charlie Bagley. But could it be true? No one was sure. I found out the truth with a little digging.