Books tagged: western historical mystery

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Timber Beasts: A Sage Adair Historical Mystery of the Pacific Northwest
By S. L. Stoner
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
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.
Abraham Lincoln for the Defense
By Warren Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
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.
Belle Starr: A Novel
By Speer Morgan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
In the borderland of Arkansas and Oklahoma stories are still told about Belle Starr. When she was young an outlaw seduced her, got her pregnant, and abandoned her. Dressing in plumes and Stetson, she took on the role of a fallen woman, yet in the manner of all true rebels, she took on part of the role and rejected part, evolving a style of living that sparked the imagination of later generations.
Catch a Killer by the Toe
By Pete Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010 by Untreed Reads. Category: Fiction
Marshal Sam Catlin's attempts to keep order in the unruly Western town of Fairplay are becoming more challenging by the day. First is the discovery of the body of Caleb Tinker. Then, the local beggar is nearly killed and one of his oppressors turns up dead. When his investigation reveals the events may be related, Catlin finds he'd better solve the cases soon...or risk becoming the next corpse.