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Codename: Spring-Heeled Jack
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Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Una creatura terrorizza le notti londinesi, assalendo e deturpando inermi fanciulle. Non si tratta di un mostro ma di un ingegnoso atleta con un forte sdoppiamento della personalità. Un pazzo che oggi, 17 ottobre 1886, è fuggito dalla cella dove era rinchiuso.
The Information Man
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Price: Free! Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's a normal day for information broker Rex Malin when he's asked to deal with a murder, and the missing fiancée of a leading Toronto citizen. With his friends' help, Rex unravels the two mysteries. But it's his memories of the Great War that connect best the eerie present circumstances: the murder, the missing fiancée, and the spectral wolves invading the city.
23 Dicembre 1872 - Mary Celeste ep. #4
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Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: Italian. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Episodio #4 di 6 tratto dal romanzo giallo storico "Mary Celeste" Dicembre 1872. Al largo delle Azzorre viene avvistato un brigantino alla deriva. L'equipaggio è misteriosamente scomparso, tutto è stato abbandonato all'improvviso. Chi sono gli uomini e le donne le cui vicende si intersecano intorno a questo strano fatto di cronaca? Quali sono i dubbi, gli affanni e le decisioni dei protagonisti..
5 Novembre 1872 - Mary Celeste ep. #2
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Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: Italian. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Episodio #2 di 6 tratto dal romanzo giallo storico "Mary Celeste" Dicembre 1872. Al largo delle Azzorre viene avvistato un brigantino alla deriva. L'equipaggio è misteriosamente scomparso, tutto è stato abbandonato all'improvviso. Chi sono gli uomini e le donne le cui vicende si intersecano intorno a questo strano fatto di cronaca? Quali sono i dubbi, gli affanni e le decisioni dei protagonisti..
The First Shall Be Last
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Price: Free! Words: 75,490. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
The Missing Gun
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Series: Hawker of the Yard, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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London in the early months of WW2. When a pawnbroker’s assistant is wounded by a gunman wearing a gasmask it looks like a simple case of a bungled armed robbery, but the more Detective Inspector Hawker looks into it, the more confusing it becomes. A red-headed soldier, a missing gun, a dead cat, an empty violin case and a damaged violin are only a few of the threads that have to be unwound.
A Wayward Man: A Prequel to A Dangerous Invitation
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Series: The Rookery Rogues, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
With each passing day, Daniel O'Reilly's life spins more out of control, until one night he’s wrongfully arrested for a murder he didn’t commit. Escaping certain execution means leaving the only woman he's ever loved, Kate Morgan. A 15,000 word cliffhanger prequel to A Dangerous Invitation.
Slave Graves
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Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
The Napoleon Connection
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Series: The Jewel Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
FREE PROMOTION FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2014! This first installment in The Jewel Trilogy has young, accomplished art historian Michael Bennington heading down to New Orleans to search for the whereabouts of a priceless artifact curiously missing from the city's historical museum, a roller-coaster ride through the city's quirky modern-day and historical past...
Do Not Disturb
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Price: Free! Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
Death of a Sad Face
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Series: Serafina Florio Mystery, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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A Missing Child, A Murder, And One Woman Determined to Find The Truth … Sicily, 1868. In this short story, Serafina investigates a murder, only to discover that Teo, the orphan who lives with her family, is missing. In a harrowing scene at the end, the tracks of a killer and kidnapper converge and Serafina’s fate swings from a circus trapeze. This story is suitable for readers of all ages.
On This Night
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Price: Free! Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mallory had thought she was safe, but the secret she shared with a former slave came back to haunt her that October night in 1865. The war was over; yet, for her, it would never be over. She could not have expected that her secret would lead to murder, nor did she expect it to lead to love. It was a night of strange and twisted revelations, that threatened to change all that she believed...
The Man Who Never Was
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Price: Free! Words: 78,190. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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In 1986, Derwenthaugh Coke Works closed, and demolition began. A strange discovery halts the regeneration plans. As there is no obvious explanation as to why these artefacts are there, the police become involved. The only clue which offers any progress points to events which took place many years ago. When a young police officer thinks she has seen one of the objects before, the intrigue thickens.
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.
After The Juju Man
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You set the price! Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The story is the tragedy of Okafor, a village palm wine tapper, who fell from a palm tree and fractured his leg. Relations carried him miles away, to the home of a witchdoctor or “Juju-man”. who caught a cock, broke its leg and said. " The day this cock walks, you will walk."
A Life of Death: 1
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
Kalorama Shakedown
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Series: Harry Reese Mysteries, Book #3. Price: Free! Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s December 1901, when the paths of three of the era’s notable characters cross in the nation’s capital: the Wizard of Oz, the Countess von Schnurrenberger, and Harry Reese. Harry has come to Washington in order to solve a string of jewelry thefts. But first he must match wits with a throng of thirsty newspapermen, a pack of rapacious lobbyists, and a young devotee of the Wizard’s.
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.
And They Called Her Spider (Steampunk Mystery)
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Series: Galvanic Century. Price: Free! Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In the shadow of airships an unstoppable assassin stalks the untouchable elite. As Queen Victoria’s Platinum Jubilee approaches, consulting detectives Bartleby and James must track her down and put an end to the threat she presents to Queen and country.
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