Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical

After Fanny's Fall
By
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.
Het Bloed van het Lam
By
Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 1 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,650. Language: Dutch. Published: November 7, 2010 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Tijdens zijn onderzoek naar de diefstal van de Rechtvaardige Rechters ontdekt Maarten Dejonckheere een occult geheim van de Tempeliers over de Heilige Graal. Deze historische faction thriller van Patrick Bernauw was de eerste in de "Mysterieus België" trilogie en verscheen oorspronkelijk bij Manteau in 2006.
Nostradamus in Orval
By
Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 2 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Dutch. Published: January 5, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Antiquair Karel Rombaut wil met zijn boek aantonen dat hij als nazaat van Lodewijk XVII (1785-1795?) een troonpretendent van Frankrijk is. Maar voor hij zijn levenswerk kan publiceren, wordt Rombaut vermoord door een mysterieuze man die hem "de Profetie van Orval" zou hebben getoond... van de hand van Nostradamus!
Hidden
By
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.
Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
By
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 Disappearance in Drury Lane ( Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries, #8)
By
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.
A Storm In Summer
By
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.
A Sandal from East Anglia - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
By
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.
A Death in Norfolk (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #7)
By
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.
The Uninvited Guest (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
By
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 Lost Brother (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)
By
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.
The Fourth Horseman (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
By
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.
Angels of Mercy
By
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.
Scarlet Day
By
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 Devil's Grin
By
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…
Honeymoon with Death
By
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
By
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
By
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?
1906 - A Novel
By
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.
Liar
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspired by a true story. Everyone wants to know what happened to Alice Louise who disappeared from the streets of Decatur, Alabama in 1954. Fear captures her family and friends. Alice would not just leave. Ben Slover has big plans for the mystery that shroud Decatur. He knows who took her and $20,000 will keep his mouth shut. But things don't go as Ben plans. Nor did he plan on SJ finding her