Books tagged: historical suspense

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Paper Woman: A Mystery of the American Revolution
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Series: Mysteries of the American Revolution, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,890. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As the American Revolution batters the Carolinas, 33-year-old widow Sophie Barton leaves her home in Georgia to solve her father's murder and plunges into a hornet's nest of spies, terror, and treachery. PAPER WOMAN received the Patrick D. Smith Literature Award from the Florida Historical Society. "A swashbuckling good mystery yarn!" Ben Steelman, The Wilmington Star-News
The Blacksmith's Daughter: A Mystery of the American Revolution
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Series: Mysteries of the American Revolution, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,560. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As the American Revolution batters the Carolinas, 17-year-old Betsy Sheridan leaves her home in Georgia to track down her Patriot spy husband and is entangled in murder and chaos leading to the Battle of Camden in South Carolina. "History and fiction combined to tell a great story." Gerry Hartsoe, Armchair Interviews
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
I Am Remembering
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,650. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
What do missing members of the Romanov family—supposedly executed in 1918—have to do with Imperial Russian treasures looted by the Nazis in 1943? And who is stealing those treasures from the Nazis now? “I am remembering the past.” - Written to a friend from Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia, 1917, three months after Tsar Nicholas’s abdication
Prophet of Israel
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You set the price! Words: 149,670. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Darkness threatens to consume Israel. High Priest Eli allows corruption to infect even the Tabernacle, the holiest place in the land. Hordes of Philistines ravage the countryside, led by a merciless warlord and bolstered by the might of a race of giants. As battle rages between Israel and their enemies, the key to their survival waits, ignorant of his destiny. A child. A seer. A Prophet of Israel.
Wilde Flowers: The Heretic's Garden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
History tells of learned women of the Middle Ages—midwives, scholars and healers—being condemned as heretics and witches. Legend follows: Flowers grow now where once there were great pyres that burned these women for their independence and skills—the flowers grow even on the stone battlements of fortress mounts where once there was injustice and death. This is one of those stories.
Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's not easy to write a Biblical story and still make it seem relevant to the present times but clearly John Howard Reid knows his subject matter well. This fully-engaging novel presents an aged and not-so-wise King Solomon who is forced to make certain choices. He has to pit his wits against the temple priests when an unknown killer is on the prowl, and the common people are close to rebellion.
Black Purse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
As one woman's story of overcoming unfolds, so do the pages of the Underground Railroad. North Carolina's Lumbee Indian heritage is explored and finally examined when a written document is handed to the rightful heir. But not before Exilee Sheffield learns through real life experiences that fate sometimes rides a hot horse.
Plunder Ridge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Treasure hunting is a man’s world, unless you consider celebrity appraiser Orianna Killborn. Horge Jaborvich is relic hunter with the resources and methods to eliminate those who get in his way. Both decide to go after the legendary Lost Ship of the Desert. Orianna finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with Horge. The one who finds it first, wins, but the consequences come at a high price.
Benny and the Bank Robber 3: The Oregon Sentinel
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Series: Benny and the Bank Robber, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Ben Carlisle's longtime dream has been to travel west with his family. When he is offered a newspaper job in Detroit, he is forced to question whether moving west is really God's will for him. Can he leave behind his grandfather, the girl he thought he loved, and an opportunity few writers could even dream about? Can he risk the life of one of his best friends, or face an old enemy head-on?