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Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Six
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Augustus finds a very present reminder of his youth, which leads him to some startling conclusions.
The Adventures of Heron
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve a series of crimes, he learns the unexpected value of the inventor's unique knowledge. Five Mysteries from Ancient Alexandria The Price of Numbers The Weight of Gold The Blood of the Gods The Virtues of Madness The Curse of the Gorgon
Moonlit Days and Nights
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Crime Writers of Canada winner for best first novel. Welcome to Toronto in the naughty eighteen nineties with its glorious opera houses, sumptuous brothels, underworld gangs, and drugs galore. Follow the adventure of Reginald Ravencroft - the rustic dreamer from Balls Falls as he heads off to Toronto on a mission of revenge involving burglaries, kidnapping, murder and a good deal of shopping.
Cruel Season
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
May 9, 1182. Ten days before the consecration of the High Altar of Notre Dame, ritually butchered bodies are discovered in Paris. Provost’s Special Agent Nicolas Maçon is thrust into a labyrinth of crime and art, of scientific alchemy and Arabian magic. His hunt takes him through brothels and inns, from the Templar Commandery to the vast building site of Notre Dame.
Harriett
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Series: The Tipton Hollow Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The first meeting of the Tipton Hollow Psychic Circle doesn't go as planned, especially when one of their members ends up dead.It is love at first sight for Mark, but his courting of Harriett is hindered by a complex web of thefts, murders and lies.When Harriett begins to receive threats on her life, Mark faces a race against time to prove that there isn't such a thing as ghosts - or is there?
The French Detective (Jacques Dugas New Orleans Mysteries)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is New Orleans, 1900. A little Sicilian-American boy is kidnapped. There are no leads and no one wants to talk with the police. NOPD Det. Jacques Dugas assembles detectives, street cops, friendly Italians and a strikingly-pretty woman, part Corsican, part English, who happens to be an expert linguist. Pitted against a crime boss known as il Maiale (the Hog) and a terrifying henchman.
Sun Dance
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,840. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From Sigmund Brouwer's Sam Keaton mysteries, set in the Wild West: Samuel Keaton has been the target of bad intentions since he became the Marshal, but danger seems to be coming from the very officials who hired him to guide them through Sioux territory, and Samuel must risk a growing bond with a young Sioux woman in order to save his life.
The Manifest Destiny Network Chronicles, Book 3: Shadow of the Kremlin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
What is it about Yuri Primakov that inspires fear? Is it the company he keeps – don’t let Ivan’s white hair or Mayumi’s polish and style fool you. Is it his tenacity in fighting the unions? That hard shot early in his career created a wounded tiger. Or is it the somber tones which surround his Kremlin Hotel and Casino? The motive behind Reid Fairmont’s murder is still unknown.
The Pinocchio Factor
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Series: The Alexander Legacy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Oliver Twist takes up the tale of the company's adventures after "the Battle of the Bronze Cascade". Can he trust Spring-heeled Jack when so many strange things happen each time he comes around? Costume balls conceal more than the faces of the wealthy and powerful. Trevor Newsome disappears just days before the election but they can't search for him from the London Lockup.
Zugzwang (a short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Germany, March 1933. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party have swept into power. In Munich, Kommissar Saxon of the civilian police force is hunting a brutal killer that stalks the streets of the city. But the shadow of the Schutzstaffel (SS) hangs over Saxon and his assistant, making their task close to impossible.
Murder at Eastern Columbia
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Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Los Angeles. 1931. James Murray, clerk in the Junior Boy's department at the swankest new department store downtown, suddenly finds himself trying to solve the murder of his best friend before time runs out. "Murder at Eastern Columbia" is two novels in one: two parallel stories, featuring two heroes, working two murders in two different versions of 1930s Los Angeles.
Confederate Resurrection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,900. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a twenty year old plot to restart the Civil War over again resurfaces, Orvil Ketchum finds himself forced right in the middle...and on the other side.
Sherlock Holmes - The Shadow of James Moriarty
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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An explosive event on Holmes's birthday begins the case that Dr John Watson records as 'The Shadow of James Moriarty'. Since Moriarty's death there has been no-one to challenge Holmes's formidable intellect...until now. It seems like the very shadow of Moriarty himself is to envelop Holmes and take him from us. Only his great intellect and a grand deception stands between him and certain death.
4 Lives
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by The Cenotaph Corporation. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
4 Lives reveals secrets of characters in the novel The Great West Detective Agency, giving background details, exciting adventures and diabolical swindles. In addition, a sample chapter from The Great West Detective Agency is included.
Guarding Lacey: A Smokey Dalton Story
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Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Private detective Smokey Dalton does his best to protect his adopted family, from his 11-year-old son Jimmy to his friends, the Grimshaws. But Smokey can’t see everything. Jimmy notices that Lacey Grimshaw—“thirteen going on trouble,” Smokey says—skips school to hang out with an adult man. Jimmy doesn’t want to tattle, but he’s worried about Lacey.
New Orleans Confidential
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
NEW ORLEANS CONFIDENTIAL is a series of 11 short stories. Come prowl the lonely, sometimes violent streets of American’s most exotic city, the city that care forgot, New Orleans in the 1940s, with a lone-wolf private eye named Lucien Caye.
Black Magic Woman
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Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Read Black Magic Woman and let Louisiana Mystery Writer Wyatt Thomas paint an unforgettable mind trip for you, both past and present, to the city that care forgot.
Playing White
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in St Petersburg, the short story Playing White is a winter tale. The main personage is Oscar Maria Graf, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. On the Xmas eve, Oscar Graf and his boyfriend Felix find themselves in a center of a mystery. All personages are aged 20+.
The Heiress of Linn Hagh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Famelton Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Historical 'whodunit' set in Regency England. Bow Street detective, Stephen Lavender, travels to Northumberland to solve the mysterious disappearance of a beautiful, young heiress from her locked bedchamber. Why did Helen Carnaby flee on that wintry October night? How did she get out of her locked bed chamber? And where is she now? 'Worthy of Agatha Christie' - www.crimefictionlover.com
On the Rocks (A Kenneth Mayhew Mystery Book 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kenneth Mayhew has been summoned to the mansion of one of New York's elite to foil a cunning jewel thief. The dastard threatens to strike on New Years Eve during a costume ball. Can Kenneth, the beautiful Judith, and faithful manservant Bentley stop this audacious crime?