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Castle of Horror
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette - 15000 words. Colossus Films (of the novel Bride of the Rat-God) is shooting in Reno so Chrysanda Flamande's latest boyfriend can get a divorce. They share the sets - a supposedly haunted castle - with a black film company from Chicago, but Norah Blackstone is uneasy. Chrysanda's dogs can scent the supernatural, and Norah knows that something about the castle is very wrong.
Little Lost Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go? An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney. Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned. Now a new search!
Death on the Moon
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 12,000 words in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color historical mystery series. Rose Janvier is convinced that Professor Tixall's amazing telescope is a hoax, but when one of her servants sees one of the "Moon people" murder another, Rose knows a real murder has been done. But how does she bring justice for a crime done on another planet?
Art and Artifice
Series: The Lady Emily Capers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Lady Emily Southwell and her three friends are determined that the world will speak in reverent tones of the year they made their debuts in London. Then her longtime betrothed Lord Robert declares his intent to marry her immediately. It’s up to Lady Emily to use her art to uncover artifice and discover whether Lord Robert has something more up his sleeve than a nicely muscled arm. Clean romance.
There Shall Your Heart Be Also
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Short story of 5,000 words, sequel to Hambly's Benjamin January murder mystery series. It's astonishing enough to everyone who knows New Orleans saloon-keeper Kentucky Williams that she owns a Bible... but someone is willing to do murder to steal it. Benjamin January and his worthless white sidekick Hannibal Sefton attempt to figure out who - and why.
Memory's Hostage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A privileged pair of brothers are shocked to find themselves in a scandal with an anonymous young woman at its center. In Victorian England, everything is about appearances, and so the brothers, the woman, and the policeman assigned to the case must dig into her past behind a veil of secrecy. Little do they know, something much darker lurks behind her memory loss...
Hagar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 13,000 words in the Benjamin January historical mystery series. When the mistress of a plantation is murdered, Benjamin's wife Rose is convinced that contrary to the evidence, the crime was not committed by one of the household slaves. But proving it will be another matter.
Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Sinister Chinaman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Sherlock Holmes short story of 7.300 words, narrated by Dr. Watson. Holmes and Watson are in San Francisco, defending a Chinese magician accused of kidnapping a child. They are aided by that renowned prestidigitator and aeronaut Oscar Zoroaster Diggs - otherwise known as the Great and Powerful Oz.
A Time For Every Purpose Under Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. Rose Janvier, Benjamin's wife, left at home in pre-Civil-War New Orleans, uses her own detective skills to track down a killer.
Seduction Wears Sapphires
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Renee Bernard brings alpha-male Ashe Blackwell front and center as the Jaded Gentlemen series continues and sets out an entertaining romp. Ashe is used to most women succumbing to his charms or hoping to have the chance to succumb--but American Caroline Townsend is not impressed. This passion will require more than simple reform and nothing less than everything they have...
Saturn's Gold
Series: Roma Capta. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in the dangerous world of Rome after Julius Caesar's death, the young Aulus Torquatus faces ruin after the theft of money he was storing for his friend Octavian. His family is torn apart by civil war, his household terrified and suspicious after a brutal murder. Only his sister and his secretary can help him save his life. But someone close to him has turned against him. Who can it be?
Steampunk Holmes: Legacy of the Nautilus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Richard Monson-Haefel. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.72 from 18 reviews)
In an alternative Steampunk universe (c.1885), the plans for Captain Nemo's mysterious Nautilus submarine have been stolen from the British Secret Service. There is only one man who can solve the case, Sherlock Holmes. With his bionic side-kick Doctor Watson, and his brilliant and lethal sister, Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock unravels a mystery that will shake the foundation of the British Empire.
Death Never Lets Go ~ An Ian McBriar Murder Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,780. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Terror grips the city…In a series of brutal murders, three young women have been killed on the subway, and panic spreads through the transit system. To make matters worse, one of the investigating detectives is considered a suspect. Detective Inspector Ian McBriar and his team need to track down the real killer before more lives are lost.
Libre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. In pre-Civil-War New Orleans, musician Benjamin January seeks the missing daughter of one of the free colored demi-monde.
Love and Larceny
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Even an Amazon can fall hard. Daphne Courdebas rushes to investigate strange doings at Brentfield Manor. But things are not as they seem, especially when it comes to the handsome Wynn Fairfax. What’s a lady known for saving the day to do when she finds her own heart in jeopardy? Clean Regency romance; kisses only.
The Girls' Weekend Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An oceanfront estate in the beautiful New England town of Twin Oaks is the ideal setting for a close-knit group of women to celebrate their annual girls’ weekend in 1953. But when murder interrupts the fun, Isabelle Walsh must rely on her keen intuition and quick wits to lead the investigation away from her innocent friend and toward the truth before the killer finds her first…
Eloquence and Espionage
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Bluestocking Ariadne Courdebas never thought she’d play the heroine in her own romantic novel until a chance encounter with handsome intelligence agent Jason Sinclair pulled her into the world of espionage. Can Ariadne use her considerable eloquence to convince Sinclair to play her hero, forever? This clean romantic mystery set in the Regency period features kisses only.
Chorus of the Dead
Series: Marshall House Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
1867 - Morgue surgeon at one of London's most prestigious hospitals, Dr. Peter Ainsley is familiar with the smells of the dead and the dying but when the brilliant, young doctor is summoned to a small English town in the north his ability to keep his patients at a cold, comfortable distance is put to the test.
Reckless Desire
Series: Saved By Desire Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Posing as Joe's intended wife is as ridiculous as accepting a Russian Count's hand in marriage. But if it proves to Joe that she isn't involved in any crime then Marguerite knows she must, especially when someone tries to kill her and Joe is the only person who can help her. Will Marguerite succeed in capturing her man, or will the Count's jealousy threaten any chance of a future together?
A Quest in Berlin
Series: Adventurous Quests. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,770. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is the 5th novel in the 'Quest' series of mystery / thrillers set in the world of the 1950s. 'A Quest in Berlin' plunges Andrew and Clemency into peril as they arrive in a city that still bears the scars of war and is now at the centre of the Cold War. It's a place and a situation in which they don't know who to trust.

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