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Tug River Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a fictional murder mystery set in 1897 at the site of the Hatfield & McCoy feud. Deputy Sheriff Richard James, a Canadian, finds himself having to juggle cultural differences, grief over the recent loss of his wife and son, and a murder investigation, after a McCoy is found dead from a snakebite. The death threatens to reignite the Hatfield/McCoy feud as Richard struggles to solve it.
Slave Graves
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
Ernestine
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack the Ripper - at last, the truth. Britain's most famous (or infamous) serial killer unmasked.
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.
At Harper's Ferry
Series: The Blackwood Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack Blackwood is a widower and a drunk. Ezra Miller is an ex-slave in a white man's world. Together, they run a detective agency in Washington DC. As the Civil War looms, they are given their hardest case yet: A retired congressman asks them to find his missing son and the Union plans that could change the very course of the war against the South.
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
The Napoleon Connection
Series: The Jewel Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FREE PROMOTION FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2014! This first installment in The Jewel Trilogy has young, accomplished art historian Michael Bennington heading down to New Orleans to search for the whereabouts of a priceless artifact curiously missing from the city's historical museum, a roller-coaster ride through the city's quirky modern-day and historical past...
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 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 Life of Death: 1
Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! 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.
For Sakina
Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This story originally appeared in Midnight Times #23, Fall 2008. When Jared gets out of the army he discovers that his sister, his only remaining relative, has been missing for weeks. He teams up with her boyfriend and they follow her trail to the home of Jatarkah, a small-time, disreputable wizard, who seems to be responsible for the disappearance of other women as well.
The Devil's Legacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The opening of Pandora’s Box creates pandemonium in the office of the British Prime Minister. A team is assembled to solve a two hundred year old conspiracy in order to prevent the Box’s incredible secrets from being revealed to the world and plunging British society into chaos. Will the search for truth be successful? And will it result in the restoration of a country’s stolen heritage?
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?
Cromwell Road
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(2.00 from 1 review)
Holmes and Watson meet the famous medium Madame B., whose message for Watson has surprising results.
Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Mark is a radio presenter haunted by false memories of a war that never happened. The only person he tells about his "visions" is Eva, a bright young trainee. One day she disappears... Mарк одержим воспоминаниями о войне, которой не было. Единственный человек, которому он рассказывает о своих "видениях" - это Ева, молодая практикантка. Но она исчезает, и найти ее в мире Марка невозможно.
London Calling: A Susanna and the Spy Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Susanna Ward is engaged to the man she loves, Lord James Ravenwood. Britain's war with Napoleon still rages, and Susanna learns that James has secretly allowed himself to be drawn into a world of espionage and intrigue. To be with James, Susanna travels to London--and is soon caught up in a dangerous operation to uncover a ring of French spies and a traitor within the British War Office.
Lost to the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Istoria Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1954 Baltimore, Sean Reilly, the detective from DEATH IS THE COOL NIGHT, investigates the murder of a Johns Hopkins researcher. The death appears linked to the polio vaccine trials about to begin across the country. LOST TO THE WORLD captures a moment when the world waited for the "summer plague," that had afflicted thousands, including the late president, to be wiped out once and for all.
The Dark Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When,in 1730,Isaac Forrester set out on his first and only sea voyage, he had no idea that it would have such far reaching effects on his future life. Twenty years later his daughter is missing, old friends are dying in suspicious circumstances, and the only link is that journey. The Dark Rose is a story of adventure, slavery, compassion, romance, jealousy, prejudice, revenge and highway robbery.
The Cross of Ramplet - The Mystery of Throckmorton Manor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011 by ClydeSight Productions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An historical novel set in Regency England around the sleepy village of Portsur, this page turning mystery adventure book hurtles along like a runaway freight train. It combines the elegance of a Regency England Jane Austin romance with the cunning treasure hunt mystery style of Agatha Christie and the broad comedic style of Mel Brooks