Books tagged: historical mystery

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To the Ends of the Earth: The Last Journey of Lewis & Clark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
St. Louis, 1809. Three years after the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Meriwether Lewis never felt less like a hero. Trapped in a thankless political job, he's drinking too much and spending money like there’s no tomorrow. Confronted by an unexpected and dangerous enemy, Lewis finds himself drawn into a conspiracy to put him and William Clark at the head of a new American empire.
Camp Follower: A Mystery of the American Revolution
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Series: Mysteries of the American Revolution, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,330. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As the American Revolution batters the Carolinas, 29-year-old journalist Helen Chiswell becomes ensnared in the treachery and turmoil leading to the Battle of Cowpens in South Carolina and must confront her past to save her own life. Camp Follower was nominated for the Daphne du Maurier Award and the Sir Walter Raleigh Award. "Adair wrote another superb story." Nikki Young, Armchair Interviews
Timber Beasts: A Sage Adair Historical Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A secret operative in America's 1902 labor movement, leading a double life that balances precariously on the knife-edge of discovery, finds his mission entangled with the fate of a young man accused of murder. An early 20th century Pacific Northwest historical mystery based on a true crime committed by Portland's ruling elite.
The Freshour Cylinders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Winner of the American Book Award. In this literary mystery, Speer Morgan takes us back to the events surrounding the discovery and destruction of the Spiro Mound, the most significant pre-Columbian temple mound ever found in North America. Weaving history with the compelling story of murder, broken hearts, and greed, Morgan gives us an engrossing, sexy, and suspenseful read.
Abraham Lincoln for the Defense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Young Abraham Lincoln had to defend against a unique murder charge. The Trailor brothers and a friend arrived in Springfield, IL. The next day the brothers left alone. With Lincoln away rumors spread, the brothers fell out and a lynch mob raged. Lincoln returned to find people set on a double hanging. Standing between the brothers and the hangman’s noose was Abraham Lincoln for the defense.
Heron Island
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,680. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Widowed Rough Rider Dade Wyatt longs to cast off his shadowed past and retreat to a quiet life as a security operative for paper tycoon Warren Dodge. But when plans to host Wyatt’s old commander Teddy Roosevelt on Dodge's idyllic Vermont island are imperiled by a guest’s death, Wyatt descends into a maelstrom of poverty, anarchy and class war to safeguard the President and catch a killer.
Out of Time: A Time Travel Mystery (Out of Time #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
*Don't miss the sale on the rest of the Out of Time Series* Professor Simon Cross has spent his life searching for evidence of vampires and avoiding emotional entanglements. When a mysterious accident transports Simon and his assistant, Elizabeth West, back in time, Simon finally finds both the proof that he's been looking for, and the romance that he hasn't.
Still Life With Murder (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
#1 national bestseller Still Life With Murder is the first book of P.B. Ryan’s acclaimed historical mystery series featuring Boston governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt. Thought to have died during the Civil War, Will is arrested for murder, and Nell must prove his innocence. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder in a Mill Town (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 2)
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In book #2 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Boston governess Nell Sweeney and her employer’s morphine-addicted son, Dr. Will Hewitt, investigate the disappearance of a young woman who worked in the Hewitt family's textile mill. Murder in a Mill Town was a finalist for the prestigious Mary Higgins Clark Award. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Death on Beacon Hill (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 3)
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Boston governess Nell Sweeney keeps one foot in her Irish roots and the other in the world of Brahmin privilege as she and Dr. Will Hewitt investigate the shooting deaths of a notorious actress and her Irish maid. Book #3 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Death on Beacon Hill was originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.