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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.
Halloween is Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When his enigmatic partner takes off on an annual fishing trip, City of Angeles gumshoe Barry Fitzgerald is left to handle an All Hallows’ Eve kidnapping case on his own. The victim? A murdered millionaire’s penny-pinching son and heir. The culprit? That’s where it gets tricky. According to the missing man’s sister, vampires are behind Patrick O’Flaherty’s disappearance.
Murder by Misrule
Price: Free! Words: 90,970. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Francis Bacon is charged with investigating the murder of a barrister at Gray's Inn. He recruits his unwanted student Thomas Clarady to do the tiresome legwork, chasing witnesses from Whitehall to the London streets. Everyone has something up his pinked and padded sleeve. Even the brilliant Bacon is at a loss — and in danger — until he sees through the disguises of the season of Misrule.
Quatrain
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?
The Hanover Square Affair (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #1)
Price: Free! Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
London, 1816 Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, his career ignominiously over. He stumbles onto the case of a kidnapping, the accused a prominent MP. Lacey's search for the girl leads to the discovery of murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld. At the same time, Lacey must face the everyday troubles of his own life.
The Beckoning Ice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,960. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The report of a corpse on a floating iceberg is surely challenge enough for Wiki Coffin, deputy sheriff, translator, and sleuth. Even more compellingly there is a violent death on board the U.S. expedition ship Peacock. To solve both, Wiki must out-face determined and vicious killers, in the unforgiving Antarctic Ocean.
The Artimus Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A skeletal arm protruding from a new LA construction site, with a carefully crafted box clutched beneath it, lead LAPD Detective Van Taylor and his wife through a fascinating history of early American racing and the beauty and perfection of the Harry Artimus cars. Brutal murders, drug-crazed gangs, greed, corruption, and blackmail keep twisting the trail Van has to follow to stop the violence.
Trinity of the Sands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Los Alamos, 1945. Mort Whitman helps build "the gadget" that will end the war and immolate untold thousands of men-- if it works. As the minds of men mushroom in a dark dream of war, he seeks solace in the white sands of the Jornada del Muerto. But what he discovers there teaches him how justice really works in the New Mexico badlands-- as well as how one man can atone for a nuclear holocaust.
Masked Rider: Origins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Holly Westin is having a bad week. Cavalry soldiers storm into her village hunting a fugitive. A neighbor is killed, Holly's brother arrested and everyone wants to capture the mysterious Masked Rider. She’s determined to free her brother but can she do it with the captain courting her, the fugitive hiding on her land and her father drinking while the in-laws visit? 128,507 words.
The Good Knight
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Join Gareth & Gwen in their first mystery together ... Gwen, the court bard's daughter, allies with Sir Gareth, trusted companion to a prince of Wales, to uncover a conspiracy with shattering consequences!
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)
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.
Revealed in Mist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Prue's job is to uncover secrets, but she hides a few of her own. Enquiry agent David solves problems for the ton, but knows he will never be one of them. Together, they must face the past to find their future.
The Lion's Courtship
Series: An Anna Kronberg Novel, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A hunter with an appetie for young prostitutes. A thief who takes the law into his own hands. A medical nurse who hides the darkest secret of them all.
A Loss of Angels
Series: Tales of the Last Edwardian. Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
An appalling triple murder in Edwardian Manchester. The evidence is unchallenged, the confession sound. But before the hangman can do his work, an appeal is lodged. The guilty man was supposedly insane when he killed Edward, Eliza and Lucia Tallboys. Dr Alice Urquhart must establish the truth.
Horse With No Name
Series: A Town Called Horse Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Would you risk your life simply to be yourself? When reclusive watchmaker James Hunter is beaten, but has no memory of the event, schoolteacher Julia Thom vows to find the culprits. Even if Hunter hadn’t saved Julia herself from being assaulted, she would still be on the case; meddling helps keep her focus off her own complicated life.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.