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The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
I Spy A Duke
Series: Covert Heiresses. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A governess with a desire for revenge enters into a marriage of convenience with a duke--but she gets more than she anticipated, as he's actually a spy for the Crown.
The Lost Treasure Map 6
Series: The Lost Treasure Map. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A classic high quality action-packed treasure quest thriller of a detective agency searching for ancient lost treasures after the discovery of ancient maps and legends, and strange unidentified hauntings, and they discover the source deep beneath the ground, and an extraordinary ghostly alien energy formation, hidden away in a cavity for millions of years, trapped in reality, in this universe!
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.
Californian Nightmare
Series: Jonas Forbes Saga, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1968 Jonas Forbes is hired to uncover a plot for using a UK hit-man to murder a US Presidential candidate. Almost at once he finds himself under threat at home due to treachery. Even so, he identifies the proposed killer & follows him to California – with a personal score to settle as well as to save Bobby Kennedy. A thriller set in both London and San Francisco.
Desperate Acts
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto’s rough days of 1839, several elite citizens harbor dark secrets, offering rich compost for a sleazy blackmailer. Caught in the muck is the gallant young Brodie Langford who is desperate to protect his sweetheart from disgrace. When Brodie is arrested for the extortionist’s murder, Marc Edwards, now a barrister, struggles to save him from the gallows and to reunite the couple.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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?
Old Balmain House Book Series
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two courageous Sydney families sit at the centre of this story. Linking them is a small girl Sophie who vanished 100 years ago. It is a story of people's ordinary lives, how they are touched and shaped by tragedy and yet rise above adversity. Mostly set around the beautiful inner city suburb of Balmain and an old house there, parts of the story traverse the remote Australian outback
Murder in Deer Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A wonderful historical mystery! Join President Grover Cleveland and his young bride as their resort honeymoon is interrupted by murder and intrigue, forcing the appealing couple to become detectives and solve the crime!
In All His Glory: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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.
# 99 Easy Street
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mark is a jazz trumpeter just released from a mental institution. Amy, a recent graduate from the New School, is an anthropologist studying lifelong bachelorhood in the modern urban context. A dead hooker in the bathtub seriously complicates matters just when things are getting interesting. Life is not all it seems at #99 Easy St. It is, however, better than some of the alternatives.
Governing Passion
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Someone is killing women in 1841 Toronto. One victim is a singer in a bordello frequented by three prominent men. Another is a man dressed as a woman. The only evidence are a glove and a set of footprints in the snow. Cobb is on the case. Meanwhile, his former comrade Marc Edwards is in Kingston trying to forge an alliance between Upper and Lower Canada for the opening of Parliament.
Do Not Disturb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
Ode to a Dead Lord
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by Aster Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
While Lord Byron is dazzling the Beau Monde with his poetry, Viscount Percy Ainsford Foster Ashe is discovered dead in a shabby boarding house in Brighton. Who murdered Viscount Ashe? Will his now penniless widow ever recover her lost fortune? For Bow Street Runner Theo Bryght the stakes are high as he races to solve the mystery behind what may be just the first canto in a deadly ode to revenge.
Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It's not easy to write a Biblical story and still make it seem relevant to the present times but clearly John Howard Reid knows his subject matter well. This fully-engaging novel presents an aged and not-so-wise King Solomon who is forced to make certain choices. He has to pit his wits against the temple priests when an unknown killer is on the prowl, and the common people are close to rebellion.
Clan of the Black Sun
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A mysterious stone of black obsidian holds a magical grip over a rural French clan ripped apart by an ancient curse. The Nazis covet the relic as a weapon of immense power that will lead their armies to victory in the West. The Allies fear rumors of the stone mask a deadly weapon that threatens the invasion of Fortress Europe. The resistance risks annihilation to recover it. EPub format.
The Phantom Automobiles: A Gordon Gardner Investigation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In THE PHANTOM AUTOMOBILES, "very reminiscent of the sort of classic mystery novels that were published during the Forties" (James Reasoner, TEXAS WIND), reporter Gordon Gardner asks why a man willingly stood in front of a car. No one wants the answers, but Gardner resolves to investigate the circumstances behind the dead man’s life and uncover the real truth behind the phantom automobiles.
The Widow's Demise
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The political elite attends a charity ball at the residence of Humphrey Cardiff. His widowed daughter, Delores, flirts with all the men, enraging their wives. Amidst the political plotting of Marc Edwards and his associates, Delores is found dead, with one of her suitors standing over the body. Marc controversially decides to defend him, while Cobb races to find the truth behind her untimely death
The Dark Side Of Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The biographer of a highly decorated general learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a covered-up murder, a secret Japanese mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As the story unfolds, it traces the general’s last command and the lives of its men, from its slow buildup to combat readiness, to its achieving fame in the Korean War.
Innocent Strangers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(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.