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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
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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...
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.
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
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This story appears in the short story collection, What Leads A Man To Murder. Another captivating pair of mystery and suspense stories from prize-winning author Joslyn Chase.
Tinkers Creek
You set the price! Words: 73,010. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Leo Marburg would trick and cheat and kill without hesitation to possess the entire valley. But Sten Petersen wouldn't budge. After Fran's letter, addressed "Judd Petersen, Lawman, Kansas", brought news that Sten had been shot in the back and nothing was being done to find his killer, she and Judd had to fight, kill or be killed, for the Petersen homestead on Tinkers Creek in the Rockies.
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.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When the landlord at one of Sturdy Investments’ South Side properties dies alone in his apartment, Smokey Dalton agrees to investigate. He finds old human bones in the basement, along with hints of more. As he and Laura, his girlfriend and Sturdy's CEO, dig deeper, they discover secrets that could threaten them, Sturdy, and one of Chicago’s greatest institutions. Secrets worth killing for.
Death of a Daughter of Venice
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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1739 The Venice of Vivaldi and Canaletto. Harry Brierfield, a young Englishman is attempting to establish himself painting cityscapes for his compatriots doing the Grand Tour. Things turn disastrous when he finds a body in a canal. Paola, a young musician and the dead girl’s friend, is ready to co-opt his assistance in discovering who did kill Sonia. But can they do it?
Buried Appearances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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*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.
Falling From a Cloud
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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A B-767 air disaster kills 196 people in the sand hills of central Nebraska. Jack Harper the NTSB investigator finds the cause but the Chairman of the NTSB refuses to divulge it. David Anderson an FAA Inspector of GNA Airlines barred from the investigation by government protocol discovers the real cause the major airlines and the FAA doesn't want anyone to know. Find out their dirty little secret.
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
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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.
Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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On the run after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Private Investigator Smokey Dalton has settled under an assumed name in Chicago. But history won’t leave him alone. His job in security at the Chicago Hilton places him in the center of the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. Worse, a killer works his South Side neighborhood. Smokey must take action, before he loses everything.
Relatively Dead
Series: Relatively Dead Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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The New York Times bestseller from author Sheila Connolly!
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 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.
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.
Comedy Can Be Murder: An Aristophanes Murder-Comedy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Athens 425 B.C.E. Up-and-coming comic playwright Aristophanes is accused of murdering his leading actor. With his one-liners and the strong arm of the leggy Lysistrata, he must solve the murder, dodge arrows, and produce the first known comic masterpiece -- against the backdrop of an absurd war.
Treasure Hunt in Tie Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,190. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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When an unhappy rancher finds a treasure map, it begins a search that changes his life and the life of everyone around him.
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.
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 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
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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.