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My Father the God
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Price: Free! Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Having completed his first year at Hanford University, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event, one that will transform each of them irrevocably through war, peace, and ultimately, the remainder of their lives. Can they ever surmount the errors of their youth?
Of War and Women
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Price: Free! Words: 66,130. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the eve of the Battle of Britain a farewell party is held for the 93rd Squadron at Wharton Manor, and though World War II will subsequently intervene, events of that night will echo down through history, changing the lives of those present forever. Unfairly maligned, one woman will persevere, but for all her accomplishments, will Felicité succeed?
Those Who Fought for Us
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Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the eve of World War I, Elizabeth Turnberry and her friend Margaret MacCreedy meet fellow students Robert Sutherland and Alastair Stewart in a pub in Edinburgh. And, although the future seems bright, the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 will destroy all their hopes and dreams. Is there hope at all for those who fought for us?
Zugzwang (a short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Germany, March 1933. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party have swept into power. In Munich, Kommissar Saxon of the civilian police force is hunting a brutal killer that stalks the streets of the city. But the shadow of the Schutzstaffel (SS) hangs over Saxon and his assistant, making their task close to impossible.
Ghosts of Tsavo
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Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: Free! Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. But she’ll need more than that to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. All this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
General Well'ngone In Love
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Price: Free! Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this short mystery story set in Regency London during the Frost Fair of 1814, a recently orphaned boy disappears, seemingly off the face of the earth. Wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Ezra Melamed enlists the aid of General Well’ngone, a young Jewish pickpocket, who has his own reason for wishing to find the missing child—the General has fallen in love with the boy’s older sister.
The Castro '76
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Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
Marley Was Dead: A Christmas Carol Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Walk the streets of old London just before Christmas with a retired police inspector haunted by the mysterious death of Jacob Marley. Meet the people he investigates, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Fagin, and Bill Sikes.
The Secret of Lions
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Price: Free! Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is the haunting, ultraviolent, and beautiful story of a boy who is stolen from his parents and raised in secret by Adolf Hitler. Willem grows up and learns that everything was stolen from him, now he is fueled by revenge. He soon finds that the only thing more deadly than the flames of vengeance is the fiery affair of the beautiful, American art student, Barbara Howard.
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.
Daemons Within
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Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An up-and-coming scholar is abruptly accused of a heinous crime. A malevolent force manipulates the thoughts and actions of the fragile and frail. A young lady is lost in the dark haze of her own disturbed perceptions. Bertram, Gautier, and Robert face the vilest opponent imaginable: The deepest recesses of a tortured mind. Daemons Within is Book I of The Sword and the Spirit Adventures.
From There To Here
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Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FBI agent Trace Nickels seeks revenge for the killing of his partner. Someone possesses nuclear briefcases and is trying to manipulate events in the US. Follow Agent Nickels personal trials as he helps the High-Tech Division of the FBI. Read how Trace and his fellow agents race against time to expose the criminal they know as The Doctor.
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..
Terror Flower
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Price: Free! Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Amazon finalist! A young race driver risks his life to find his kidnapped girlfriend.
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
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...
In A Glance - A Medieval Romance
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Series: Medieval Romance by Lisa Shea, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
For five long years Joan had mourned the loss of her fiancé, Michael. At long last she was ready to move on with her life. She was going to carefully, delicately reopen a connection with Hugh, the man honor had forced her to put aside. Perhaps now, after all the pain and suffering, she could have her one chance at joy.
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.