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1906 - A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
A Storm In Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.
Innocent Strangers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Falsely accused of the murder of an heiress to a coal mining fortune, a father-and-daughter must fight for their lives in a vengeful town where they are strangers.
A Body in Berkeley Square (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #5)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Bow Street Runner summons Captain Gabriel Lacey to a Berkeley Square ballroom where a young dandy was stabbed to death during a society ball. The prime suspect: Lacey's former commander, Colonel Brandon. Lacey's race to prove Brandon's innocence uncovers dark secrets that go back to the Peninsular Wars and involve the origins of Lacey's and Brandon's own private battle.
A Knife in My Back
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Renaissance E-Books, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The female Nero Wolfe! The first outing of Amelia Winslow Brewster ("Amy" to her friends), the elephantine, cigar-smoking, blue-blooded genius of a detective, finds her in a battle of wits with an unknown killer who has neatly framed her nephew.
Notes From the Dispatch Box of John H Watson, MD
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Series: The Dispatch Box of John H Watson MD, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Another discovery from the vaults of Cox and Co., the old London bank which had forwarded the Deed Box of John H Watson to the author last year. The Dispatch Box contains all manner of illuminating documents about Mssrs. Holmes and Watson.
Just Deserts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Romance Novel In the tradition of Regency Romance, a fast and furious clean romance with mystery, confusion and clashing personalities. Double trouble plagues the baron when he seeks his fortune via the hand of the nabob’s daughter. Elizabeth Bailey is the author of historical fiction, including 18 romances for Harlequin Mills and Boon and the Lady Fan mystery series with Penguin’s Berkley Books
Liar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspired by a true story. Everyone wants to know what happened to Alice Louise who disappeared from the streets of Decatur, Alabama in 1954. Fear captures her family and friends. Alice would not just leave. Ben Slover has big plans for the mystery that shroud Decatur. He knows who took her and $20,000 will keep his mouth shut. But things don't go as Ben plans. Nor did he plan on SJ finding her
A Disappearance in Drury Lane ( Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries, #8)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1818. As Captain Gabriel Lacey prepares for his upcoming wedding, his former neighbor, Marianne Simmons, comes to him about an actress friend who’s gone missing. Lacey agrees to help look for the actress, little realizing the search will pit him against men who think nothing of abduction, assault, or sending incendiary devices to the innocent. A full-length novel.
A Death in Norfolk (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #7)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,800. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
September 1817: Captain Lacey travels with Lady Breckenridge to his boyhood home in northern Norfolk only to discover mysterious happenings in and around the Lacey estate. The underworld criminal, James Denis, uses Lacey's visit to Norfolk as an opportunity to have Lacey deliver a message to a local squire. A simple task--but one that lands Lacey squarely in international theft and murder.
Bronze City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Former NYPD detective Clay Reynolds discovers the veil between the living and the dead is thinnest in the South when his search for a kidnapped infant leads him to Timrod County, South Carolina. Clay’s only witnesses are long dead, victims in a century old cold case Clay must solve before the deadly legacy of Hamilton Plantation strikes again.
Lord Cavendish Returns
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Series: The Cavendish Mysteries. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has to return to his childhood home to uncover the truth about his ancestry and prove the Cavendish brothers are liars. To find the register that proves his birth he has to enlist the help of the beautiful Arrabella. They are soon drawn into a series of frightening adventures that bring them together, however the truth of Harper's ancestry then tears them apart. Can future ever be theirs?
The Necklace Affair (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #4.5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
London 1817. Captain Lacey agrees to track down the missing necklace of a society matron and prove the innocence of her maid, who has been arrested for its theft. He recruits Lady Breckenridge to infiltrate the matron's household, and finds himself competing with the underworld criminal, James Denis, for the necklace's retrieval. This is a ten-chapter (25,000 word) novella.
Tesla's Stepdaughters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In a world where men are almost extinct, someone is trying to kill history's greatest rock & roll band. Science Police Agent John Andrews must negotiate a complicated relationship with Ep!phanee, the band's lead singer; drummer Ruth De Molay, bassist Steffie Sin, and the redheaded clone lead guitarist Penny Dreadful, as he protects them and tries to discover who wants to kill the Ladybugs.
The Coronation Quest
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Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
'The Coronation Quest' is the third in the 'Adventurous Quest' series of historical mystery novels. It is set in 1953 in Britain, mostly in London at the time when everyone was preparing for the Coronation.
Covenant Deception
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
When a bishop is killed inside the Vatican by someone after an ancient artifact, an absent-minded professor and his archaeologist friend get swept up in the search for the killer and artifact - but nothing is as it appears. History can always come back to haunt - even thousands of years later... and so it begins.
Coffeyville
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Harry Houdini Short Novel Coffeyville, Kansas, is known as the “Town that stopped the Dalton Gang.” Many shots were fired in the early days of Coffeyville…but there was one lone bullet, fired some years after the Daltons were laid low, that passed unnoticed by most. One man, however, would never forget; a young Harry Houdini, still some years before fame would find him.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
Murder, Wetlands and an Endangered Species
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is a story about a prime waterfront farm on Chincoteague Bay on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It has the northern most brown pelican rookery in the United States. Developers, politicians and environmentalists are waging a war for possession.
The Four Seasons Quest
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Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Is Aunt Caroline’s murder just an isolated incident or could it be part of a much larger web of crime and intrigue? The case spawns secrets of its own which threaten to separate Flora and Oliver almost as soon as they get engaged. A sequel to 'The Lion and Unicorn Quest'.