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Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Six
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Augustus finds a very present reminder of his youth, which leads him to some startling conclusions.
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
JFK: The Dead Witnesses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the years following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy more than one hundred witnesses, investigators and other people linked to the ambush in Dealey Plaza have died. The majority have met their fate under extremely suspicious circumstances. Murders, mysterious accidents and "suicides" account for more than half of those who have died since that fateful day in 1963.
Too Long To Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,740. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Set 30,000 years ago, Too Long To Die tells of a murder which tears apart the life of a people, revealing deep divisions within the Pescovari tribe. Only one man has the ability to solve the crime. Introducing Lonell, the world's first 'detective', the story unfolds against the harsh reality of early man's struggle for survival, whilst celebrating his ingenuity and resilience.
The Plot Against Marlene Dietrich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of mystery, romance, and German intrigue on the eve of World War II. Alex Rada is on the case again. This time determined to find the perpetrators of the final plot against the great Marlene Dietrich. Historical fiction woven against the background of race and ethnicity that evokes the gritty feel of 1930’s New York, and of romantic Hollywood.
A Pretty Little Plot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s 1901. Young heiress Mary MacDougall is studying painting with the handsome instructor Edmond Roy. But when two classmates are kidnapped and Mr. Roy implicated, Mary is propelled into action. Is the charming Mr. Roy guilty? Or another victim? As she unearths important clues, Mary discovers that Mr. Roy has awakened a longing within her. Will she help exonerate him? Or condemn him to prison?
Royal Escape
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,550. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s not easy being a princess. In the mystery Royal Escape, a fictional British princess struggles to separate her children from a system that reinforces inequality. The monarchy is a royal trap, imposing lifelong limits on careers, activities and what one can say or do in public. To raise her children as independent individuals, Princess Elena must fend off paparazzi, staff and in-laws.
Desperate Acts
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto’s rough days of 1839, several elite citizens harbor dark secrets, offering rich compost for a sleazy blackmailer. Caught in the muck is the gallant young Brodie Langford who is desperate to protect his sweetheart from disgrace. When Brodie is arrested for the extortionist’s murder, Marc Edwards, now a barrister, struggles to save him from the gallows and to reunite the couple.
Now You See It
Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A young boy's birthday celebration is joyously enhanced by the thrilling sleight-of-hand of a travelling magician. But, only hours later, the playful boy is missing, his mother is frantic, and Bertram, Gautier and Robert lend their aid. Meanwhile, a darkly cryptic stranger casts a malevolent shadow over the town. Danger and destruction hover over innocent and evil alike – but on whom will it fall?
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Three
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Augustus and his new confidante, Constable Wright are tracking a murderer in this third installment of Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness. The next installment will be available March 7, 2014!
Degrees of Illusion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A car accident, two mysterious deaths - similar yet separated by a century - take Niall Fraser on a quest for answers…and ultimately to revelations more devastating that he could ever have imagined. Woven around true events and set in Greenland against a background of conflicts, this is a book about love, unrequited fatherhood and rites of passage for those who dare to embrace the unknown.
Socrates PI: 415 BC
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Socrates a detective in ancient Athens? When the holy statues of Athens, the herms, were castrated, Socrates was there. He would try to discover the perpetrators. Then, an adolescent boy was castrated; Socrates would know about it. Socrates, philosopher became Socrates, Private Investigator: Socrates PI.
A Taste of Evil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Alyson is on trial for her life for the murder of her fourth husband and she has many enemies.
The Secrets of Nine Irish Sons - The Forces of Stones
Series: The Secrets of Nine Irish Sons I, Book 3. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 163,450. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Love and hate emerge in unparalleled events as the O'Malleys are challenged by the darkest of evil forces known to humanity in this third book. The sons are besieged by unfolding mysteries of an amazing lineage of brave and noble ancestors beleaguered by mysticism, unusual religious beliefs, and unbridled determination to understand the true meaning of life.
Queen Isabeau's Book: an Edward Red Mage mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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All wizard-for-hire Edward Red Mage really wants is to tell fortunes and cast spells for the lower classes of Belcamp-a-Lyr. But when an attempt is made on the life of the King's Royal Wizard, Edward has to take his place. Can a common-born wizard protect a Queen from a conspiracy against the throne? And can he avoid the advances of a beautiful, but possibly murderous, circus performer?
Chicago P.D., Homicide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Chicago P.D., Homicide is broken up into four individual stories with a through line that unites them. No other family in the history of America has provided more solace to the surviving family members of homicide victims than the Morris family of Chicago which has furnished their fair city with four continuous generations of excellent and dedicated homicide detectives.
The Throughway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the third installment of the "Pittsburgh Historical Mystery Series," Pittsburgh Constable John Parker must confront the dilemma of duty vs. conscience when he is ordered to pursue and take into custody a group of runaway slaves who are being moved through 1848 Pittsburgh via the Underground Railroad.
Stone Cribs: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Private investigator Smokey Dalton and his powerful girlfriend discover a critically injured woman in his neighbor’s apartment, and his neighbor missing. Smokey gets the woman to a nearby hospital, but the doctor won’t treat her until she tells him what happened to her. Smokey finds himself in a secret part of America. None of it makes sense, and all of it threatens everything he believes in.
Californian Nightmare
Series: Jonas Forbes Saga, BOOK 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
California 1968. Jonas Forbes is hired to uncover a plot for using a UK hit-man to murder a US Presidential candidate. Almost at once he finds himself under threat at home due to treachery. Even so, he identifies the proposed killer & follows him to California – with a personal score to settle as well as to save Bobby Kennedy. A thriller set in both London and San Francisco.
The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1812 - Charles Murray is drawn to India to help an old servant. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. With imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him East, and redeem himself in his own eyes.