Books tagged: historical thriller

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The Cyclist - A World War II Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,620. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Fingerpress. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
"Brilliantly executed..." "A haunting and bittersweet novel" Nazi-occupied Aquitaine, 1943: A beautiful young woman is found murdered in the shadow of the Bergerac Prefecture. The Chief of Police suspects a German Security Police Major of the crime. His actions result in a desperate trek towards neighbouring Switzerland, pursued by the German Sicherheitspolizei. A gripping wartime story.
The Grace
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You set the price! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The armies of Assyria hound Nabopolassar to Babylon. Can he save the city…and himself?
The Lost Mine Murders
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Series: The Klondike Era Mysteries, Book Two. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Three Cedars Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An infant sold into slavery. A legendary lost gold mine. A murdered client. It’s December, 1899 and gentleman/adventurer John Lansdowne Granville has given his word to return the child to her mother. Tension sizzles as Granville and Emily race against time and implacable enemies to catch the killers and find the little girl in this fast-paced sequel to The Silk Train Murder.
In All His Glory: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lifted from the pages of The Book of Kings, the story of Jeroboam in Ancient Egypt is brought to life. With splendid detail, the reader is transported back to the days of the Pharaohs and submerged into the ordeals of a hostile desert land, as Jeroboam, an outcast from his own country, struggles to survive among Egyptian royalty. Reid has obviously done his homework. Details are full and vibrant.
A Night of Horrors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A thriller about the 24 hours leading up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This tightly plotted novel captures the single day when John Booth and his conspirators plot to kill President, VP, and Secretary of State; the Cabinet plans a post-war US; and the Lincolns dream about their future. It builds to the simultaneous and brutal attacks that left lives shattered and a nation paralyzed.
Dark Streets of Whitechapel: A Jack The Ripper Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This is a heart-pounding historical thriller featuring Jack the Ripper. In New York City in 1888, Dr. Jack Lewiston, a respected surgeon and madman, escapes from custody and flees to London. Detective Henry Marboro is brought out of retirement and heads to London to find the doctor and bring him back to America--dead or alive--hopefully before any more prostitutes are murdered.
The Fraternity of the Stone: An Espionage Thriller
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,060. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Drew MacLane is a star agent in Scalpel, an organization named for its purpose: precise surgical removal. Assassination. Then MacLane decides to stop killing. He withdraws and retreats to a monastery, where for six years he lives the life of a hermit. But then someone tracks him down, leaving a trail of bodies. Someone who knows all about him - and will stop at nothing to destroy him.
Last Reveille
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
For this 35th anniversary e-book edition, the author revised the original text.Influenced by Sam Peckinpah, this story dramatizes American soldiers as they clash with Pancho Villa and his men along the Mexican border. Told through the eyes of an old scout, who realizes his days are numbered, teaches a young recruit about the past, at a cost he never expected to pay.
Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"Award-Winning Finalist in the E-Book: Mystery/Thriller/Adventure category of the 2012 International Book Awards" It is 1982, and a young woman in Edwardian clothing is foundfloating unconscious in the Atlantic with a ticket for the RMS Titanic. Is it a bizarre case of time-travel that links her to anunsolved murder from 1909, or an elaborate hoax?
House of Corruption
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,050. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In 1890s New Orleans, three unusual men cross paths: Reynard LaCroix, his lycanthropy in remission with a silver bullet lodged against his heart; Artémius Savoy, a lapsed secular priest keeping vigil over Reynard's progress; and Mahonri Grant, a Mormon gunslinger on the run. Brought together by murder, united in a common cause, they pursue an unholy creature to save a young woman's life.