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I Spy A Duke
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.
Lessons for Idle Tongues
Series: Cambridge Fellows Mystery. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Amateur detectives Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith seem to have nothing more taxing on their plate than locating a missing wooden cat and solving the dilemma of seating thirteen for dinner. But one of the guests brings a conundrum: a young woman has been found dead, and her boyfriend is convinced she was murdered. The trouble is, nobody else agrees.
Legacy of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The secrets of the pyramids have been lost for two thousand years, but Heron plans to build the largest pyramid the world has ever seen to fulfill Alexander the Great's legacy.
Return (Book 3 of the Matt Turner Series)
Series: Matt Turner, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,550. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
At only 32, Matt Turner's gift of psychometry - the ability to read the emotional imprints people leave in the objects they touch - has enabled him to see and experienced more of life and death than any other living person, and with this unique talent and perspective, he’s now ready to set right the wrongs of both yesterday and today.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It is a tale of ghosts, of madness, of revenge - of old alliances giving way to new intrigues. Denmark is changing, shaking off its medieval past. War with Norway is on the horizon. And Hamlet - son of the old king, nephew of the new - becomes increasingly entangled in a web of deception - and murder.
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.
Curse of the Gypsy: A Lady Anne Mystery
Series: Lady Anne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fans of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries by Deanna Raybourn will rejoice to discover this much-sought-after third book in the Lady Anne Mystery series.
If You Were Mine
Series: The Cavendish Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Isobel had a choice. Stay on the run from her abusive uncle and face starvation, or seek help from the one man she never wanted to see again. Could she really trust the rake who had lied and deceived her? Everyone deserves a second chance. Dominic, Lord Havistock was determined to persuade Isobel they deserved one, when a chance encounter rocks his world. But can happiness ever be theirs?
Redemption
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Lizzie is caught in a compromising position with Benjamin McArthur, she finds herself thrown out of the family home and living with a somewhat eccentric aunt. When she returns to London, she finds herself caught up in a complex web of mysteries. Ben and Lizzie are soon caught up in a complex web of mysteries that threaten to tear them apart forever. Is their love strong enough to survive?
The Curse of the Singing Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are holidaying in Biarritz when a fire breaks out in the kitchen of their petit hotel. The hotel’s owner (a retired opera singer known as the Singing Wolf) invites the handful of guests to stay at her isolated mountain retreat in a remote area rife with wolves and lawless brigands led by the murderous outlaw, Sarazan.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Spring 1763. Career diplomat Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. He must also confront past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother will go to any lengths to ruin him. Along with Lucinda Brant's trademark wit and high drama there are deeper subplots and even quirkier characters to have you shuddering and laughing in equal measure!
A Quest for Clemency
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'A Quest for Clemency' is the fourth in a series of mystery / thriller novels by Cecilia Peartree. It is set in 1950s Britain, mostly in Cambridge. Clemency, Oliver Quest's younger sister, gets her own story after playing a supporting rôle in the previous novels in the series.
The Apothecary’s Quest: An Adventure of the Order of the Black Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Apothecary Thomas Smythe has been betrayed by a fellow knight in the Order of the Hospitallers in a foreign war. Home in England once more, Thomas lives out his life as a simple apothecary. When he is summoned to attend Sir Percival Fitzroy, who has been taken ill, Thomas realizes that Lord Fitzroy has been poisoned. This is a mystery Thomas must solve for he is still a knight at heart.
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."
And the Wind Whispered
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,300. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Bygone Era Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is set in 1894 in the Hot Springs, Wind Cave, Buffalo Gap area of the Black Hills and unites Nellie Bly, the greatest investigative reporter of her time, with some of the Old West’s leading figures in a confrontation with the McCarty outlaw gang, and in dealing with a mysterious death in wind cave.

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