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Covenant Deception
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,050. 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.
A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
The Dark Side Of Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The biographer of a highly decorated general learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a covered-up murder, a secret Japanese mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As the story unfolds, it traces the general’s last command and the lives of its men, from its slow buildup to combat readiness, to its achieving fame in the Korean War.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Spring 1763. Career diplomat Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. He must also confront past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother will go to any lengths to ruin him. Along with Lucinda Brant's trademark wit and high drama there are deeper subplots and even quirkier characters to have you shuddering and laughing in equal measure!
The Devil's Legacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The opening of Pandora’s Box creates pandemonium in the office of the British Prime Minister. A team is assembled to solve a two hundred year old conspiracy in order to prevent the Box’s incredible secrets from being revealed to the world and plunging British society into chaos. Will the search for truth be successful? And will it result in the restoration of a country’s stolen heritage?
The Titanic Plan
Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
Iced Tea For Professor Arnustace - A Professor Arnustace steampunk mystery
Series: Professor Arnustace. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
England, the Year of our Lord 1917... After a strange new species is discovered on the English coast, the eccentric Professor Arnustace and indefatigable Doctor Anna Ross are stumped before the mystery even begins. But when a dinner invitation arrives via a miniature airship with a mongoose captain, little do they know the surprises in store for them on Ipsun Isle, the nation in the sky.
The Dark Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When,in 1730,Isaac Forrester set out on his first and only sea voyage, he had no idea that it would have such far reaching effects on his future life. Twenty years later his daughter is missing, old friends are dying in suspicious circumstances, and the only link is that journey. The Dark Rose is a story of adventure, slavery, compassion, romance, jealousy, prejudice, revenge and highway robbery.
A Pig in the Roses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Athens is a city living on its nerves, a city on the verge of war with Sparta. When Diokles - merchant, family man, inquisitive, loyal and a terrible lyre player - finds his wife’s uncle Makron accused of murder, it is his duty to defend him. But this is no simple killing, and Diokles must not only smoke out the truth but risk his own life to protect his wife and children.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,410. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this sequel to Maids of Misfortune, Annie Fuller delves into the intriguing world of 19th century spiritualism to expose a fraudulent medium. She will soon find there are as many secrets as there are spirits swirling around the séance table. Some of those secrets will threaten the future of her relationship with the lawyer Nate Dawson, and, in time, they will threaten her very life itself.
The Gargoyle in the Seine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Art student Clary Ashton can’t imagine a more perfect spot to study painting than Paris in the spring of 1878, until she witnesses a body thrown into the Seine. What Clary thinks is murder becomes much more as she finds herself caught between two dangerous men-a revolutionary days away from a royal assassination attempt, and the intrepid British secret agent determined to stop him.
Eleventh Horse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex Melbourne policeman and Maori War veteran Robin Cork returns home suffering from a serious wound and a case of war nerves. He stays at Gibsons Corner, a village that is a Pandora's box of a failed tavern robbery, two murders, a cattle stealing alliance and a missing grey gelding. While he struggles to close the box several local women speculate on his past and muse on his length of stay.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Backli's Ford
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the early 1700s, an A’lle generation ship crashed in the woods of Lower Canada. While many of the colonists sheltered the injured A’lle, some reacted with fear and loathing. Two centuries later, nothing much has changed. This is what Constance, first A’lle investigator for Lower Canada, must deal with when she investigates the beating death of an A’lle boy in the village of Backli's Ford.
The Dead Man's View
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cleared of suspicion of murder, Prudence Barnard is pleased to visit a newly discovered second cousin, Eric Knibbs. She simply wants to forget the events at Rosecrest, but soon after her arrival, death arrives again and her cousin is found hanging from a noose outside his bedroom window. Convinced Eric did not commit suicide, it's up to Pru to save his reputation and discover who murdered him.
The Legend of Charlie Bagley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Buying the old building meant learning its history. Seems murder was part of it and Charlie Bagley. But could it be true? No one was sure. I found out the truth with a little digging.
Murder by Misrule
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 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.
Hidden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a desperate attempt to secure a roof over her younger sister’s head, nineteen year old Allie Winthrop takes a job that no one else seemed too eager to apply for. The job is a maid position for a well to do family who had made a fortune in both the ranching and railroad industries. Her bosses, Mister and Misses Treadwell, aren’t exactly the friendliest of people.
Sherlock Holmes: Gone in the Fog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's 1914, the eve of the Great War. After a lengthy absence Holmes returns to Baker St. But, what has happened to bring about the shocking condition he was in? What strange adventure has reduced him to such an appalling state? Can Dr. Watson bring him back? And then came that chill winter night when Holmes stepped out of the front door and simply disappeared. Gone in the fog.