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Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Mark is a radio presenter haunted by false memories of a war that never happened. The only person he tells about his "visions" is Eva, a bright young trainee. One day she disappears... Mарк одержим воспоминаниями о войне, которой не было. Единственный человек, которому он рассказывает о своих "видениях" - это Ева, молодая практикантка. Но она исчезает, и найти ее в мире Марка невозможно.
The Rune House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.
The Phipps Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
THE PHIPPS CONSPIRACY exposes a scandal so great that Thomas Jefferson literally took the secret to his grave so he could save the young government of the United States.
Secrets and Sensibilities
Series: The Lady Emily Capers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When art instructor Hannah Alexander agrees to accompany four of her students on a country house visit before Easter, she never dreams of entering into a dalliance with the owner David Tenant, the handsome new Earl of Brentfield. But one moment in his company and she’s in danger of losing her heart, and soon her very life. Previously published as A Dangerous Dalliance.
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
Murder by Misrule
Price: Free! Words: 90,850. 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?
Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(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 found floating unconscious in the Atlantic with a ticket for the RMS Titanic. Is it a bizarre case of time-travel that links her to an unsolved murder from 1909, or an elaborate hoax?
Are You Positive?
Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 4 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.
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 Uninvited Guest
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(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 & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
The Man Who Never Was
Price: Free! Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1986, Derwenthaugh Coke Works closed, and demolition began. A strange discovery halts the regeneration plans. As there is no obvious explanation as to why these artefacts are there, the police become involved. The only clue which offers any progress points to events which took place many years ago. When a young police officer thinks she has seen one of the objects before, the intrigue thickens.
Butchery: A Mystery of Tudor London
Price: Free! Words: 113,700. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Three unlikely detectives join forces to solve a series of brutal murders in Tudor London, and are drawn into the political intrigues of its wealthiest and most powerful families.
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.
Low Angles
Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Against his better judgment, Hollywood foot soldier Stoney Winston arrives at a flea-bitten desert Hamlet to help Diane LaMotta direct her first feature, a no-budget indie action potboiler titled Cycles from Hell. He finds the production being killed by sabotage that turns into stabbing, near-drowning, and violent death.
Zugzwang (a short story)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Germany, March 1933. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party have swept into power. In Munich, Kommissar Saxon of the civilian police force is hunting a brutal killer that stalks the streets of the city. But the shadow of the Schutzstaffel (SS) hangs over Saxon and his assistant, making their task close to impossible.
The Old Balmain House
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. At last the truth is discovered. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, it is an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
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
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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.
Moriarty The Life and Times of a Criminal Genius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: 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?
Angel's Requiem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
The heir to an art fortune is found dead in Central Park on All Saints Day. This Aidan Bonner mystery takes the reader from New York City to London and then on to Umbria, Rome and Venice. International intrigue,underworld criminality and a legendary curse on a family that has always been in the forefront of art trading, make for an unforgettable story.