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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.
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.
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.
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.
Exceptional Merit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,240. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lt. James Keegan is a highly decorated member of the NYPD. His heroism has earned him accolades nation wide, even a trip to the White House. Keegan also has a secret. He has been living a double life; one with connections to the Irish Republican Army, and it hasn't gone unnoticed by Internal Affairs. With the nation watching and his life on the line, Keegan's two worlds collide.
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.
The Last Blitzkrieg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,730. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Russians are at the gates of Berlin. The war is won. Or is it? Even as the Red Army deals Nazi Germany its death blow, Hauptmann Träger, reluctant hero of the Reich, is working his way to the heart of Moscow with the last of Germany’s wonder weapons. The Last Blitzkrieg is a fast-paced thriller woven around real people and actual historical events sometimes more surprising than fiction.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the landlord at one of Sturdy Investments’ South Side properties dies alone in his apartment, Smokey Dalton agrees to investigate. He finds old human bones in the basement, along with hints of more. As he and Laura, his girlfriend and Sturdy's CEO, dig deeper, they discover secrets that could threaten them, Sturdy, and one of Chicago’s greatest institutions. Secrets worth killing for.
The Deveron Manuscript - Calla Cress International Techno Thriller Mystery Series - Book 1
Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $4.56 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Can a museum curator with a brain wired to decrypt riddles, ancient or cyber, break a code embedded in a mysterious artifact? Why will five governments do anything to protect it?
1906 - A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
Chinese Puzzle
Series: No Sin Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,350. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
An action-filled, extensively researched murder mystery set in Shanghai during the sultry August of 1928. Chinese Puzzle is the first book in the No Sin mystery series.
Ordo Lupus and the Temple Gate
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,660. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Why is a notorious religious cult of assassins keeping him alive? In this nail-biting suspense thriller, the hero's teenage daughter is taken in a blood-thirsty murder by a giant winged serpent; her body is left mysteriously shriveled and crushed. A former WWII MI6 agent, our anonymous hero is suspected of the crime by the police and his divorcing wife.
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.
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.
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?