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Silent Destiny
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 154,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Whitlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Emma Walters, a Canadian English Professor, learns she has inherited a Sottish Estate and must go to Scotland immediately. On arriving in Scotland she learns the details of her physical estate but also that she has inherited a 700-year-old mystery and all of Scotland is relying on her to solve it! By J. Robert Whittle and Joyce Sandilands
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 Jenny
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 111,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1920, the novelty of Miss Merci Bruce’s World War I aircraft is overshadowed when her mechanic is found dead in Two Dot, MT, impaled by a German bayonet that pins a handwritten note to his chest. The son of a neighboring rancher is charged with the murder, and Merci’s brother, Spencer Bruce, and their father, T. C. Bruce must try to save the young man from prison—or worse, the hangman's noose.
After Fanny's Fall
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,720. 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.
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.
Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In Bloody Lessons, the third installment of the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, it is the winter of 1880 and the teachers of San Francisco are under attack. Annie Fuller, the reluctant clairvoyant, has been called in to investigate by Nate Dawson, her lawyer beau, and readers will find a delightful blend of a cozy mystery and romantic suspense.
Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,410. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this sequel to Maids of Misfortune, Annie Fuller delves into the intriguing world of 19th century spiritualism to expose a fraudulent medium. She will soon find there are as many secrets as there are spirits swirling around the séance table. Some of those secrets will threaten the future of her relationship with the lawyer Nate Dawson, and, in time, they will threaten her very life itself.
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.
The Lost Brother (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
November 1146. When an investigation murder uncovers treason at the highest levels of King Owain’s court, Gareth and Gwen must come to terms with unprecedented treachery—and a villain whose crimes can never be forgiven. The Lost Brother is the sixth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
South of the Deadline
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1910, Seattle’s red light district, called the “Deadline,” is doing booming business in gambling, boozing and prostitution. Clara Johnson, a singer and prostitute, is found murdered in a cheap hotel. Suffragette Sophie Bramson, fleeing the music halls of Paris, returns to Seattle and meets Dr. Lars Haglund, a surgeon and pioneer forensic scientist. Together they investigate Clara's death.
Deadly Proof: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s the summer of 1880, and once again the lovely and inquisitive businesswoman, Annie Fuller, is helping San Francisco lawyer and beau, Nate Dawson, with a troublesome case.
Angels of Mercy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mercy Allcutt is excited to be renting out rooms in her new home in Los Angeles, no matter how skeptical her boss, PI Ernie Templeton, is. When her housekeeper's son is arrested for murdering a Hollywood bigwig, Mercy gets Ernie to investigate. She aims to do a little snooping on her own. In the meantime, Mercy discovers there's more to being a landlady than meets the eye.
Hidden
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a desperate attempt to secure a roof over her younger sister’s head, nineteen year old Allie Winthrop takes a job that no one else seemed too eager to apply for. The job is a maid position for a well to do family who had made a fortune in both the ranching and railroad industries. Her bosses, Mister and Misses Treadwell, aren’t exactly the friendliest of people.
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 Case of Poisons: An Anthony Maxwell Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
In this first book in a new Victorian steampunk mystery series, private detective, Anthony Maxwell, and his two partners, Tobias and Scamp, have to solve a series of murders involving exotic poisons.
The Journey
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Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,270. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Book 3 of the award-winning Kronberg thriller series. With her darkest nightmare come true and with an assassin following her every step, Anna Kronberg must hurry to find the true motivation behind Moriarty's plan to use disease as a weapon. Bit by bit, she and Sherlock Holmes unravel a spiderweb of crime, espionage, and bioterrorism that spreads across continents.
The Devil's Grin
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Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,060. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Book 1 of the award-winning Kronberg thriller series. Victorian London - a cesspool of crime and disease. Behind the facade of normalcy lurks a network of medical doctors with a monstrous goal…
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Unseemly Pursuits: A Concordia Wells Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,350. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s 1896. Prof. Concordia Wells has to stay ahead of her mischievous students and a Lady Principal bent on making her life miserable. Life gets complicated when a donated amulet disappears, the donor is killed, and Concordia’s best friend confesses to the murder. The lady professor’s inquiries uncover a 20-year-old secret closely guarded by fathers now dead, and dangerous for those left behind.
Past Due
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Past Due is a crime novel that deals with the lost spoils of big city criminals when, in 1937, three of Boston’s most ruthless criminals, the infamous Edgewink gang, travel to Bangor, Maine in search of a quiet place to rest and split their loot. Instead, they find ambush and death, and they and the treasure they had amassed become the stuff of local legend. Seventy-five years later, Detective L