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Covenant Deception
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
When a bishop is killed inside the Vatican by someone after an ancient artifact, an absent-minded professor and his archaeologist friend get swept up in the search for the killer and artifact - but nothing is as it appears. History can always come back to haunt - even thousands of years later... and so it begins.
The Dark Side Of Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The biographer of a highly decorated general learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a covered-up murder, a secret Japanese mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As the story unfolds, it traces the general’s last command and the lives of its men, from its slow buildup to combat readiness, to its achieving fame in the Korean War.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,250. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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!
Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 116,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
As the Titanic sinks, a notorious playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes question the survivors under hypnosis, revealing a dark conspiracy. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents... ...and Agnes finds, as the whole world stands on the brink of war, that she alone has the power to save it. Or destroy it.
Eloquence and Espionage
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Bluestocking Ariadne Courdebas never thought she’d play the heroine in her own romantic novel until a chance encounter with handsome intelligence agent Jason Sinclair pulled her into the world of espionage. Can Ariadne use her considerable eloquence to convince Sinclair to play her hero, forever? This clean romantic mystery set in the Regency period features kisses only.
Ballrooms and Blackmail
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
The Legend of Charlie Bagley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Buying the old building meant learning its history. Seems murder was part of it and Charlie Bagley. But could it be true? No one was sure. I found out the truth with a little digging.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
The Decrypter: Secret of the Lost Manuscript
Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 130,460. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The secret of the manuscript is only the beginning . . . The truth could cost her life.
A Case Most Peculiar
Series: The Robert Carson Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A single step into the unknown will have ramifications that will echo down through the centuries. A legacy known to those who come after him only as “The Robert Carson Files”. Join him on his first chronicled adventure as he attempts to unravel the facts surrounding the death of a man who seemed to come from nowhere and died in a place where nearly everyone had a motive to for his murder.
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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?
The Dark Rose
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.
Murder on the Western Front
Price: Free! Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A real-life Hell - the Western Front, 1915. Death is everywhere. In the confusion of combat, young American volunteer nurse Agnes Frocester witnesses something utterly unexpected... a murder. While an innocent man faces the firing squad, Agnes's investigations take her into the bohemian heart of Paris and across the battlefields of Europe - into the most deadly places on earth.
The Magician's Grift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Even before the stock market crash of 1929, Eliza lives in a world of secrets as a legal secretary to a wizened old lawyer in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. If she admits that she’s practically engaged to be married, she’ll lose her job.
Tickling The Tiger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Another captivating pair of mystery and suspense stories from prize-winning author Joslyn Chase.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
Buried Appearances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
*Newly revised and edited 26 November 2014* Skylar Dewitt has been ostracized her entire life due to her grandfather’s well-known sympathies with the Nazis. But now her grandfather’s body has been recovered in the Netherlands in an area famous for being a Nazi killing ground. Skylar jets off to Holland in search of answers.
The Oldest Flame: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A visit with old friends turns to disaster for Mrs. Meade when a fire destroys their house during the night. Even worse, the fire appears to have been deliberately set. Which of the people who were in the house that night is responsible? There are several possibilities, and Mrs. Meade is not sure which is the most distressing... "The Oldest Flame" is a novelette, approximately 17,800 words long.
Sherlock Holmes - The Shadow of James Moriarty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
An explosive event on Holmes's birthday begins the case that Dr John Watson records as 'The Shadow of James Moriarty'. Since Moriarty's death there has been no-one to challenge Holmes's formidable intellect...until now. It seems like the very shadow of Moriarty himself is to envelop Holmes and take him from us. Only his great intellect and a grand deception stands between him and certain death.
The Witch's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live... Witchcraft has come to the peaceful village near St. Frideswide, and its foul touch is striking down those closest to the church. Can Dame Frevisse thwart the servants of the devil before the hellfire of hysteria sears the souls of the faithful? Or is there more to this magic than meets the eye? The truth can only be found in the Witch's Tale.