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Quatrain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: 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 Woman in the Wing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A historical mystery that takes place in a defense plant. Although fictional, the well-researched book offers a glimpse into the lives of women who served at home during World War II, Rosie the Riveters, and sheds some light on the seldom told stories of the women who ferried military planes from plants to air bases around the country—Women Airforce Service Pilots—WASP.
Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"Award-Winning Finalist in the E-Book: Mystery/Thriller/Adventure category of the 2012 International Book Awards" It is 1982, and a young woman in Edwardian clothing is foundfloating unconscious in the Atlantic with a ticket for the RMS Titanic. Is it a bizarre case of time-travel that links her to anunsolved murder from 1909, or an elaborate hoax?
Section 12
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Can Write Will Write. Category: 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.
Moriarty The Life and Times of a Criminal Genius
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Moriarty, The Life and Times of a Criminal Genius. You know Sherlock Holmes, the Worlds Greatest Consulting Detective... You know Dr. Watson, his friend, confidant, chronicler of his exploits... You think you know Professor James Moriarty the man Holmes called a criminal genius... Do you really?
The Good Knight (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Intrigue and rivalry among princes casts a shadow on the court of the king of north Wales. When a royal groom is murdered on the way to his wedding, the bride’s brother tasks his two best detectives with bringing the killer to justice. The Good Knight is the first Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
The Artimus Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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.
The Uninvited Guest (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is the winter of 1143 and a cold-blooded killer lurks among King Owain's wedding guests. Putting their own marriage plans on hold, Gareth and Gwen race to separate truth from lies, friends from foes, and unravel the mystery before King Owain—and his new bride—fall victim to their uninvited guest. The Uninvited Guest is the second Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Innocent Strangers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Falsely accused of the murder of an heiress to a coal mining fortune, a father-and-daughter must fight for their lives in a vengeful town where they are strangers.
Are You Positive?
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Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(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.
Independence Day, Book Two: Tangled Webs
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Series: Independence Day, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Closely knit, deeply religious and with a population of just over 500, Haven Park, Wyoming appeared to be a small town just like any other. Then, on the night of July 4, 1966, everything changed forever. Gripped with the horrifying realization there was a killer in their midst, Haven Park reels from one murder after another, at the diabolical hands of one of their own.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
To Know Who We Are
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
After Grace's successful husband is killed in a hit and run accident, she uncovers his secret riches and a story going back to 1945. While trying to understand these discoveries she's visited by a number of strangers. Who can she trust and was the hit and run an accident?
The Spoken Confession
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Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
The Spoken Confession is a short monologue about Guy Fawkes’ last words. It is the first piece of fiction from Michael Wilson. Modernised and historically accurate, it explores one possible explanation for what could have been one of the most historic acts of terrorism until the destruction of the World Trade Centre some four hundred years later.
Wrongful Death: The AIDS Trial
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Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
"WRONGFUL DEATH: The AIDS Trial" is the true story of how government lies and incompetence, gross medical malpractice, and unbridled greed by a drug company cost 300,000 American lives in just ten years. "It reads like a cross between a John Grisham thriller and an informative scientific treatise on AIDS." - D.D. Steele, Attorney, California. "A legitimate page-turner." - Dr. Harvey Bialy, Mexico
Tesla's Stepdaughters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In a world where men are almost extinct, someone is trying to kill history's greatest rock & roll band. Science Police Agent John Andrews must negotiate a complicated relationship with Ep!phanee, the band's lead singer; drummer Ruth De Molay, bassist Steffie Sin, and the redheaded clone lead guitarist Penny Dreadful, as he protects them and tries to discover who wants to kill the Ladybugs.
The Search for Al Capone's Diary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Where is Al Capone’s fortune? He went to prison knowing he’d have to buy his way out. He hid his stash so his associates couldn’t find it. The telling clues lay in his diary, never found until now. Its location was known to only one person. Other surprising clues surface that shockingly point the finger to someone very unsuspected. Will history assist or hinder this investigation?
The Hanover Square Affair (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 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.
"Civil Disobedience"
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Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a man is found dead at his doorstep on the edge of Walden Pond, naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau follows his highly developed moral compass to track down the killer. A short story by an Edgar short story winner.
Side Dish of Death for 12: Whaddya Mean 'Honor Among Thieves'..?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
(4.00 from 1 review)
Chicago, 1921. Prohibition is in its early years, but business is booming under the rule of gangs led by George "Bugs" Moran, Dion O'Bannion, and the recently deceased Ricardo Cappelli. With Cappelli dead, representatives of the three factions meet in neutral territory in the hopes of peacefully resolving the issue of succession... (An interactive, dinner-party mystery for 12 players)