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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.
The Titanic Plan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
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."
Butchery: A Mystery of Tudor London
Price: Free! Words: 113,700. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Three unlikely detectives join forces to solve a series of brutal murders in Tudor London, and are drawn into the political intrigues of its wealthiest and most powerful families.
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.
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
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,250. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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!
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: $2.99 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.
Ecstasy Wears Emeralds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Third in the Jaded Gentlemen series, Ecstasy Wears Emeralds is a turning point for the riveting overall storyline Bernard weaves in her books and a fan favorite against the backdrop of Victorian medicine and historical challenges of women in the field. Tension is high, but the passions are even higher in this sultry tale of true love and the delicate balance between independence and possession.
Finding Patience
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 4. When Patience Walker is kidnapped on a cold winter’s night, her life is changed forever. Having met her on that very day, college professor Brandt MacCauley takes on the challenge of finding her. Spanning fifteen years, his quest will not only change both of their lives, it will ultimately alter both the Earldom of Winston and the course of history.
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.
Marley Was Dead: A Christmas Carol Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Walk the streets of old London just before Christmas with a retired police inspector haunted by the mysterious death of Jacob Marley. Meet the people he investigates, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Fagin, and Bill Sikes.
Those Who Fought for Us
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 1. When Robert Sutherland and his friend Alastair Stewart meet fellow students Elizabeth Turnberry and Margaret MacCreedy in a pub in Edinburgh in the fall of 1913, relationships develop and dreams unfold. But the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 will lead to deception, incarceration and murder. Is there hope at all for those who fought for us?
紫禁城皇帝梦
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: Chinese. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
且说清朝在入关前的第一位皇帝名曰努尔哈赤,第二位皇帝则是皇太极;入关后的第一位皇帝是顺治帝福临,--他是皇太极的第九个儿子;第二位皇帝康熙帝名曰玄烨,是顺治的第三子;第三位皇帝雍正帝其名曰胤禛,是康熙的第四个儿子。--本小说就是主要说的这胤禛的所做所为。
For Sakina
Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Enlisting Redemption
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 88,800. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 3. When twenty-one year old college student Trevor Sutherland enlists Rebecca Carey to perform in a birthday party performance, it leads to a heinous crime. Her subsequent disappearance will ultimately send Trevor on a decade long quest for redemption, one fraught with intrigue, deception, and ultimately murder.
Of War and Women
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 84,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 2. When Lady Margaret Sutherland holds a farewell party on the eve of the Battle of Britain, deceitful events of that night will echo throughout World War II, thereby leading to heinous crimes that will change the lives of those present forever. In the end, not only will the Earldom of Winston be affected, but the course of the entire war will be irrevocably altered.
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?
The Weight of Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.