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Cromwell Road
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Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: 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.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(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?
The Blacksmith's Daughter: A Mystery of the American Revolution
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Series: Mysteries of the American Revolution, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,560. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As the American Revolution batters the Carolinas, 17-year-old Betsy Sheridan leaves her home in Georgia to track down her Patriot spy husband and is entangled in murder and chaos leading to the Battle of Camden in South Carolina. "History and fiction combined to tell a great story." Gerry Hartsoe, Armchair Interviews
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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.
The Devil's Legacy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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?
London Calling: A Susanna and the Spy Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
A Life of Death: 1
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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.
The Devil's Grin
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Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Victorian London - a cesspool of crime and disease. Behind the facade of normalcy lurks a network of medical doctors with a monstrous goal… WARNING: This book contains foul language, non-explicit sex, violence, and considerab
Death of a Sad Face
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Series: Serafina Florio Mystery, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Missing Child, A Murder, And One Woman Determined to Find The Truth … Sicily, 1868. In this short story, Serafina investigates a murder, only to discover that Teo, the orphan who lives with her family, is missing. In a harrowing scene at the end, the tracks of a killer and kidnapper converge and Serafina’s fate swings from a circus trapeze. This story is suitable for readers of all ages.
For Sakina
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Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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 Handbag's Tale
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Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Handbag's Tale is a highly-stylized murder mystery. Readers will enjoy a rich vein of dark and sardonic humour. Nana the Snake Dancer, poets, painters, proprietors of bawdy houses, inept burglars, and Inspector Gilles Maintenon make an unforgettable tale of a classic time and place: It's Paris, 1924, at the height of party season.
Fancied to Death
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Price: Free! Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
A dead body, art so bad it’s a crime, and a hangover that just might kill him. Quintus Valerius Drusus is on the case in Imperial Rome with the help of Marcus Clodius of the vigiles, and more amphorae of Falernian than he can handle.This is the first in a series of mystery shorts featuring Quintus Valerius Drusus, enthusiastic lover of wine, women, and song. He also investigates things.
Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(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 Cross of Ramplet - The Mystery of Throckmorton Manor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011 by ClydeSight Productions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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
Camp Follower: A Mystery of the American Revolution
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Series: Mysteries of the American Revolution, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,330. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As the American Revolution batters the Carolinas, 29-year-old journalist Helen Chiswell becomes ensnared in the treachery and turmoil leading to the Battle of Cowpens in South Carolina and must confront her past to save her own life. Camp Follower was nominated for the Daphne du Maurier Award and the Sir Walter Raleigh Award. "Adair wrote another superb story." Nikki Young, Armchair Interviews
The Napoleon Connection
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Series: The Jewel Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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...
El hombre que mató a Durruti
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,120. Language: Spanish. Published: January 21, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: 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...
Chasing Columbus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Businessman and amateur historian Guy Tresanton is the History Detective - and in this, the first of his adventures, his only weapon against seemingly insurmountable odds is his uncanny ability to know what’s going to happen next.
Het Bloed van het Lam
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Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, 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.