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Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 108,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
In this light-hearted historical mystery, Annie Fuller is a widow who works in San Francisco as Madam Sibyl, a clairvoyant. In 1879, when a creditor threatens to take away her home, and Voss, one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, dies suddenly, Annie Fuller and Nate Dawson, the Voss family lawyer, try to find out the truth about Voss’s death in order to save his family and Annie from financial ruin.
Six from Greeley
Price: Free! Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Greeley, Texas--a frontier town with a bad attitude and a reputation to match. Who lived in such a wicked place? Several compelling answers spring to life in this short story collection spanning more than a century of life, love and lust in the west Texas dust. This revised edition includes a sample chapter from Josh Langston's new novel, "Resurrection Blues," a tale of a town that doesn't exist.
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: $1.99 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.
The Devil's Grin
Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,050. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Book 1 of the award-winning Kronberg thriller series. Victorian London - a cesspool of crime and disease. Behind the facade of normalcy lurks a network of medical doctors with a monstrous goal…
Blackwood Crossing
Series: British Agent, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,020. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Setting: Victorian England and Scotland Sensuality Rating: G (clean romance) Author MK McClintock returns with swashbuckling heroes and courageous heroines in "Blackwood Crossing," a story of buried secrets and second chances.
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 Woman in the Wing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: 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)
Price: $0.99 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 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Can Write Will Write. Categories: 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
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?
The Good Knight (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)
Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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
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.
The Uninvited Guest (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)
Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,670. 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.
Innocent Strangers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(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.
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.
Zugzwang (a short story)
Price: Free! Words: 12,560. 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.
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
(4.33 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
Series: Independence Day, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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.