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Are You Positive? by Stephen Davis
Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Ripped from the headlines of today's news, "Are You Positive?" is a fictitious courtroom drama in the style of John Grisham. 26-year-old Tyree Johnson stands accused of first degree murder in Greenville, South Carolina. But his murder weapon is not a gun or a knife; it's HIV. “Everyone diagnosed HIV-Positive absolutely must read this book. The rest of us should too.” - Dr. Goddard, CO.
The Rune House by L.J. Hutton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.
Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery by M. Louisa Locke
Price: Free! Words: 108,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.88 from 8 reviews)
In this light-hearted historical mystery, Annie Fuller is a widow who works in San Francisco as Madam Sibyl, a clairvoyant. In 1879, when a creditor threatens to take away her home, and Voss, one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, dies suddenly, Annie Fuller and Nate Dawson, the Voss family lawyer, try to find out the truth about Voss’s death in order to save his family and Annie from financial ruin.
Quatrain by John Medler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.57 from 14 reviews)
In 1557, Nostradamus published a collection of four-line rhyming prophetic verses called “quatrains.” The initial collection was supposed to have 1000 prophecies. However, only 942 survived--until now. Can a cynical college professor and his two rebellious teenagers find the 58 lost prophecies of Nostradamus and use them to stop an impending terrorist attack, and will anyone believe them?
Slave Graves by Thomas Hollyday
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
Do Not Disturb by Tanya Goodwin
Price: $3.99 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.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery by Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Last Blitzkrieg by Stephen Lautens
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,730. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The Russians are at the gates of Berlin. The war is won. Or is it? Even as the Red Army deals Nazi Germany its death blow, Hauptmann Träger, reluctant hero of the Reich, is working his way to the heart of Moscow with the last of Germany’s wonder weapons. The Last Blitzkrieg is a fast-paced thriller woven around real people and actual historical events sometimes more surprising than fiction.
Chasing Columbus by David J Andrews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
Nostradamus in Orval by Patrick Bernauw
Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 2 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Dutch. Published: January 5, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Antiquair Karel Rombaut wil met zijn boek aantonen dat hij als nazaat van Lodewijk XVII (1785-1795?) een troonpretendent van Frankrijk is. Maar voor hij zijn levenswerk kan publiceren, wordt Rombaut vermoord door een mysterieuze man die hem "de Profetie van Orval" zou hebben getoond... van de hand van Nostradamus!
Kıyamet Gerçekliği by Murat Uhrayoglu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: Turkish. Published: February 21, 2011 by E-Kitap Projesi. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“Kur’an-ı Hakim’de Kıyamet’e ve Ahir Zaman’a bakan pek çok âyetin cifirsel hesaplamalarını ele aldığımız, küçük bir kitapçık şeklinde fakat içeriği ve ele aldığı meseleleri gayet geniş olan bu önemli eserimizde, ahirzamanda gerçekleşecek Kıyamet alametlerinden kısa kısa özet parçalar halinde yalnız işaret etmek suretiyle bahsedeceğiz.
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 3 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.
Section 12 by Charles Naton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Can Write Will Write. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The nightmares had become a liability since D-Day, so it was just a matter of time before Jake Small of the 4th Infantry was quietly evacuated to an English psychiatric clinic. Jake’s impossibly lucid dreams of places he’s never visited seem like his ticket to easy street, but he soon discovers that life was much simpler and safer on the battlefield.
The Vital Principle by Amy Corwin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,400. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1815, Mr. Knighton Gaunt is asked by Lord Crowley to attend a séance and reveal the spiritualist as a fraud. But the séance ends abruptly and Lord Crowley is poisoned during the turmoil by an unseen killer. Gaunt is left to investigate not only fraud, but murder. Suspicion turns to the spiritualist, Prudence Barnard, but as Gaunt digs deeper, he finds motives aplenty among the guests.