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For Sakina by Rik Hunik
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 by Tom Jackson
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?
Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних) by Mark Toma & Eva Kamm
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.
Lost to the World by Libby Sternberg
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.
London Calling: A Susanna and the Spy Novel by Anna Elliott
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.
The Dark Rose by Bev Bevan
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.
Het Bloed van het Lam by Patrick Bernauw
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. Categories: 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.
The Weight of Gold by Thomas Carpenter
Price: Free! 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.
The Cross of Ramplet - The Mystery of Throckmorton Manor by Garnell Thompson
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
The Titanic Plan by Michael Bockman
Price: Free! 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.
Black Wreath - An Open Grave Mystery by M Jones
Price: Free! Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Arthur Endswell, a gentleman in name only,is employed as a ressurrection man for Dr. Faust Grey, who uses the bodies he procures for dissection purposes.What starts as a lucrative business soon veers into the realm of murder when Arthur’s beloved Amelia’s cousin, Constance Gowain, finds her way on Dr. Grey’s dissection slab, with evidence of poison in her veins.
Het Illuminati Complot by Patrick Bernauw
Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 3 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: Dutch. Published: January 7, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Televisiereporter Maarten Dejonckheere bijt zich vast in het onderzoek naar het dodelijk "ongeval" van koning Albert I in 1934 in Marche-les-Dames, en ontdekt dat de officiële versie van de feiten een sprookje is. Werd Albert I het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama of een politiek complot? En wat heeft een voorspelling van de zieneres van Onkerzele, Leonie Van den Dijck, met dit alles te maken?
The Angel of Mons by Patrick Bernauw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A city game or walk in Mons, Belgium - with some of the greatest mysteries of the First World War. From the Angels to the Hell Hound of Mons: a World War One Experiment with Black Propaganda - or what we would call now: "PSYOPS!" The game can be played at home, with this ebook, or in the city of Mons... But above all, this "The Angel of Mons" is also a tall tale, an urban legend, a true story!
Ordo Lupus and the Temple Gate by Lazlo Ferran
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,660. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Why is a notorious religious cult of assassins keeping him alive? In this nail-biting suspense thriller, the hero's teenage daughter is taken in a blood-thirsty murder by a giant winged serpent; her body is left mysteriously shriveled and crushed. A former WWII MI6 agent, our anonymous hero is suspected of the crime by the police and his divorcing wife.
Newtonville by Chris Covert
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 140,510. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Shootings and a threat of war hangs over the isolated ficticious southeastern Oklahoma town of Newtonville. Follow the story of young Honey Rimeola, her family and her friends as they encounter crooked lawyers and mountain men as well as the revolutionaries trying to arm them.
El hombre que mató a Durruti by Pedro de Paz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,120. Language: Spanish. Published: January 21, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Barcelona, 1937. El comandante Fernández Durán, antiguo miembro del cuerpo de vigilancia de la Policía Gubernativa y actual comandante del ejercito republicano durante la guerra civil española, es requerido por sus superiores para una singular misión: investigar las oscuras circunstancias que rodearon la muerte de Buenaventura Durruti...
Blazing Bodices by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Hardcore adventurer Sir Algernon Hogshead takes down badass steampunks in Victorian London. But the case of a lifetime might just ruin his winning streak and his life. When his wife starts keeping mysterious secrets and bad company, Sir Hogshead craves a peek behind the velvet curtain. But he can't possibly break through the world of women...or can he?
The Information Man by Lore Lippincott
Price: Free! Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It's a normal day for information broker Rex Malin when he's asked to deal with a murder, and the missing fiancée of a leading Toronto citizen. With his friends' help, Rex unravels the two mysteries. But it's his memories of the Great War that connect best the eerie present circumstances: the murder, the missing fiancée, and the spectral wolves invading the city.
The Jester's Apprentice, A Mystery Novel by Amy Saunders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Philippa always loved intrigue, which made Edric an irresistible catch. That and his smoldering violet stare. But when he disappears on "business," promising her a more exciting life, Philippa's only aid is a masked stalker who sends her out on midnight spy sessions. While unraveling Edric's secrets, Philippa stumbles into the path of a legendary arsonist who may turn her world to ash.