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Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
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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 Titanic Plan
Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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.
A Pig in the Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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Athens is a city living on its nerves, a city on the verge of war with Sparta. When Diokles - merchant, family man, inquisitive, loyal and a terrible lyre player - finds his wife’s uncle Makron accused of murder, it is his duty to defend him. But this is no simple killing, and Diokles must not only smoke out the truth but risk his own life to protect his wife and children.
The Curse of the Grand Guignol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,580. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are drawn into the world of fin de siècle Paris by a series of macabre murders, propelling them into the naturalistic horror plays of the Grand Guignol. When Art imitates Life we applaud. When Life imitates Art we shudder.
The Curse of Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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London 1899. Rumours of resurrection-men strike fear into the hearts of Londoners, prompting Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna to investigate the ghostly goings-on in the unconsecrated cemetery known as Crossbones. Do they have another Burker on their hands, or a new royal Ripper? Who is the mysterious black velvet man, and what could Angelmaker mean?
The Baskerville Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,140. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Ten years after Holmes and Watson solve the case of the Baskerville hound, Dr Watson receives an invitation to return to Baskerville Hall. The night before his departure he meets a Ukrainian countess who claims to be the daughter of Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler. She is vain, rich, fiercely intelligent, and she ends up accompanying him to Devon.
The Lammas Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Scotland 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Varvara Volodymyrovna visit the Scottish Borders to solve the Lammermoor Golf Course murders. Lord Cruddock is staging a tournament to promote his new golf course but someone is killing-off the golfers.
The Penny Dreadful Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,590. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel to the city of York. Someone is killing-off the authors who write cheap but popular penny dreadfuls, and Inspector Bird, a fervent admirer of Dr Watson, needs help.
The Clairvoyant Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel on the SS Pleiades during its inaugural voyage through the Irish Sea from Glasgow to Biarritz. On board are a bizarre handful of passengers travelling to a World Spiritualist Congress. When Madame Moghra is found dead and Dr Watson is accused of homicidal somnambulism Countess V must unmask the real killer!
Two Tocks before Midnight
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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The Strange Affair of October 24th, 1859 When a flurry of forgeries appear in museums and among collectors, the members of the Agora, a society dedicated to the betterent of man, take it upon themselves to stop the rogues.
The Curse Of The Diogenes Club
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,550. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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London 1899. The Prince of Wales' New Year’s Eve ball is in full swing when several explosions shatter the festivity. Were they an attempt to assassinate the heir to the throne or, as it seems, intended for Mycroft Holmes himself? What is even less clear is the casus belli - is it related to the powerful Diogenes Club, or perhaps to the untimely death of the Russian Ambassador's estranged wife.
Catch A Falling Starlet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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For History major Carolyn Madore, leaving school to work for the Pawskonsett Island Artifact Retrieval Company was an easy decision. After all, the company has had remarkable success recovering antiquities of the lost, misplaced and "no one is sure they ever really existed" variety. She didn't realize her new duties would include treasure hunting, time travel and solving the occasional murder.
At Harper's Ferry
Series: The Blackwood Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Jack Blackwood is a widower and a drunk. Ezra Miller is an ex-slave in a white man's world. Together, they run a detective agency in Washington DC. As the Civil War looms, they are given their hardest case yet: A retired congressman asks them to find his missing son and the Union plans that could change the very course of the war against the South.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Case of Lady Chatterley's Voodoo Dolls
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a theft, and discover a conspiracy that threatens the British Empire and the person of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.
The Gentleman's Walking Stick (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
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Two short stories of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries series. 1. The Gentleman's Walking Stick; 2. The Disappearance of Miss Sarah Oswald. In each, Captain Lacey unravels crimes on the back streets of Regency London. These stories inspired the launch of the Captain Lacey series of novels.
Ernestine
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Jack the Ripper - at last, the truth. Britain's most famous (or infamous) serial killer unmasked.
Repression
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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London 1898. A woman walks the streets of Shoreditch carrying a secret that could get her killed. But how can she protect herself when she doesn't know what it is?
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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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 English Gentleman
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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The Count of Samerand is investigating the disappearance of young William Bathurst, the son of a duke. At the same time Inspector James Wright is investigating the murder of a man with the same description as the young man. The victim is found in the slums of London, if it is the same man what was he doing in such a place dressed so humbly, and can the count find the truth.
A Sigh From The Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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On the 2nd August 1100, William Rufus-King William II of England was shot by an arrow whilst hunting in the New Forest. History states that it was a hunting accident By Walter Tirel-but was it?

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