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After Fanny's Fall
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,810. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An unconventional mystery filled with humor and sprinkled with history. (St. Paul--1949): A boozing ex-pilot turned private eye, a baseball obsessed street cop, a tight-lipped newsstand proprietor, and a dandified police detective--as well as the downtown establishments, plus a group of quirky characters--all play a part in the investigation of a likeable prostitute's suicide...or...murder.
This Rough Magic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Wealthy playboy Brett Sheridan thinks he knows the score when he hires tough guy private eye Neil Patrick Rafferty to find a priceless stolen folio of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
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.
One Little, Two Little, Three Little Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the banks of the mighty Ottawa River, a young woman is brutally dismembered and tossed into the fast-flowing water. The only clue that the police have is the woman's Aboriginal background. Inspector Joe Donnelly is in a race against time to catch a killer who kills with more and more daring. As he puts the violent clues together, he comes to grips with the darkest chapter in Canadian history.
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.
A Sandal from East Anglia - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Archeological excavations at the ruined Abbey of St. Edmund unearth a sealed canister. In it is a document that could change the course of the British Empire and all of Christendom. Some evil young men are prepared to steal and murder to keep its contents from ever becoming known. A beautiful young nun, who bests Sherlock Holmes, is determined to use it to help the women of the world.
Margaret Dashwood's Diary
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 85,740. Language: British English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
Margaret Dashwood travels from home to stay with her older sisters—sensible Elinor and romantic Marianne—in order to recuperate following a broken engagement. When a mysterious figure from Margaret’s past returns, she faces an impossible choice of her own: not between sense and sensibility, but between duty and her own heart. Margaret Dashwood’s Diary is appropriate for all ages.
The Uninvited Guest (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is the winter of 1143 and a cold-blooded killer lurks among King Owain's wedding guests. Putting their own marriage plans on hold, Gareth and Gwen race to separate truth from lies, friends from foes, and unravel the mystery before King Owain—and his new bride—fall victim to their uninvited guest. The Uninvited Guest is the second Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery.
The Fourth Horseman (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
May 1144. Gareth and Gwen travel across the border into England on a diplomatic mission with Prince Hywel of Wales. When a murder case drops at their feet within moments of their arrival, they race to expose a plot that threatens not only their lives, but the life of the future King of England himself. The Fourth Horseman is the third Gareth and Gwen medieval mystery.
Scarlet Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,420. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cambridge, 1985. Graham Dowland, paranoid pedant par excellence, is searching for a priceless lost manuscript. Investigating a murder seems like a dangerous distraction. But perhaps the two are connected. Will Graham discover the truth before the Fenland floodwaters rise too far?
The Reeve's Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Dame Frevisse suspects that the scandal which has drawn her and the innocent Sister Thomasine from the safety of the priory is but the tip of a terrible intrigue which threatens both nunnery and village alike: The good, kind, and honest Master Naylor stands accused of a crime which threatens to strip him and his entire family of their freedom. Can even God pardon one who turns from a holy path?
Honeymoon with Death
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On their honeymoon trip through Europe, Prudence and Knighton join a small group of travelers to see the triple falls on the river Velino in Italy when tragedy strikes. Their carriage breaks down on a remote road, they are accosted by bandits, and escape only to find one of the travelers dead the next morning in a ravine near the bandits’ ambush location.
The Pictorial Adventure
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Series: Kiska Highland Adventure, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Murder and mystery follow a young girl on the adventure of a lifetime. Kiska McDervan has been looking forward to a summer of working on her art projects after high school graduation. But when her father receives a job offer in England, her life is suddenly turned upside down and she finds herself in the middle of a historical mystery.
Beatrice
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Series: The Tipton Hollow Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The arrival of a mysterious plant brings Beatrice a series of events which leave her with more questions than answers. Luckily, Benedict Addison is on hand to help her, and the couple are soon drawn into a mystery which takes them on a dangerous journey of love and adventure. Can Ben persuade her that he isn't the ogre she thinks he is, and consider him to be her match made in heaven?
The Adventure of the Blue Belt Buckle - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young street urchin discovers a beautiful belt buckle under a bush in Hyde Park. He brings it to Sherlock Holmes. It leads to the murder of an American Indian artist and then the Crown Jewels themselves are at risk. Once again Sherlock Holmes must match wits with Professor Moriarty to prevent a monstrous crime from taking place.
Murder in Grosvenor Square
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,290. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Captain Gabriel Lacey begins Spring 1818 preparing for a duel. But while he focuses on the affair of honor, darkness, greed, and death stalk the streets of London and bring tragedy to a family Lacey has grown close to. His investigation takes him to the squalid lanes of Seven Dials, and to molly houses that could spell ruin and possible hanging for those caught within.
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 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.
Secrets Of Edward Leedskalnin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Masonry
Edward Leedskalnin, the Coral Castle, the Great Pyramids, moving stones of immense weight with magnets. This book examines Edwards own words and instructions and grants a solution to the unsolvable mystery of moving these huge stones with effortless ease. This book describes with simplicity how Leedskalnin was capable of maneuvering these stones like “hydrogen balloons”.
Smuggler's Glory
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Series: The Star Elite, Book 2. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 79,220. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Simon hates villages, especially Much Hampton in the wilds of Bodmin Moor. Determined to get his mission finished so he can leave, the last thing he expects is to find himself embroiled in a complex web of mysteries, lies and murder. He is no knight in shining armour but is drawn into protecting the beautiful Francesca, but is she the very person he has been sent there to capture?