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The Ming Inheritance by T.Hunt Locke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,040. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam Collins, a former Boston City police detective, is happily retired in Chiang Mai, Thailand when his world is turned upside down. Innocently helping a friend track down a colleague Sam suddenly finds himself entangled in a mystery over 600 hundred years old. From the picturesque mountains of Mae Hong Song to the seedy go-go bars of Pattaya, Sam is lured into a race against time and history.
7 Crows, A Secret by Decatur Clary
Price: $6.99 $4.68 USD. (33% off until Dec. 25!) Words: 206,960. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone recognize it?
Chinese Puzzle by T.M. Raymond
Series: No Sin Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,570. 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.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel by Kris Nelscott
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,400. 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.
1906 - A Novel by James Dalessandro
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.
Recovery. The Second Manuscript of the Richards' Trust. by W.J. Cherf
Series: Manuscripts of the Richards' Trust, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 160,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1359 BC a distress call was sent... It was received in AD 321... Then in AD 1994 a new asteroid was detected inbound from deep space... The word recovery is indeed one pregnant with meaning and in the final analysis one must ask: who truly is recovering what? Recovery continues the temporal adventures of Egyptologist Joseph Richards.
The Last Blitzkrieg by Stephen Lautens
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,720. 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.
When The Fox Dies Even The Rabbit Weeps by Edgar Bailitis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,930. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned Jewish/Italian Chicago homicide detective Jake Puccini unearths an unlikely international conspiracy while searching for a kidnapped young girl for personal atonement. However, redemption comes at a high cost and under mysterious consequences.
Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних) by Mark Toma & Eva Kamm
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 Dark Rose by Bev Bevan
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.
Quatrain by John Medler
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?
Masked Rider: Origins by Jennifer Oberth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(3.00 from 1 review)
Holly Westin is having a bad week. Cavalry soldiers storm into her village hunting a fugitive. A neighbor is killed, Holly's brother arrested and everyone wants to capture the mysterious Masked Rider. She’s determined to free her brother but can she do it with the captain courting her, the fugitive hiding on her land and her father drinking while the in-laws visit? 128,507 words.
Revealed in Mist by Jude Knight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Prue's job is to uncover secrets, but she hides a few of her own. Enquiry agent David solves problems for the ton, but knows he will never be one of them. Together, they must face the past to find their future.
Ordo Lupus and the Temple Gate by Lazlo Ferran
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,700. 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.
Murder and Revolution by Evelyn Weiss
Price: Free! Words: 114,180. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Murder at the Tsar’s private palace... and sinister monk Rasputin is a suspect. The Russian Revolution draws Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes into a terrifying web of intrigue and violence. Fleeing for their lives amid the death throes of two vast, ancient empires, they face horrors beyond imagination. And in a far-flung corner of the world, they find the answer to their mystery.
The Decrypter: Secret of the Lost Manuscript by Rose Sandy
Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,420. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The secret of the manuscript is only the beginning . . . The truth could cost her life.
Backli's Ford by Marcelle Dube
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. 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.
Mother Lode by Carol Anita Sheldon
Series: Copper Country Historical Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,760. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Mother Lode is a psychological mystery set in a Michigan mining town at the turn of the 20th century. Sheriff Foster tries to uncover the mysterious death of a town woman whose nineteen year old son is in jail as a suspect. What he discovers is shocking-about the mother-son relationship. What he does with this knowledge is both ingenious and affirming.
Treadwell, A Novel of Alaska Territory by Stoney Compton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 186,630. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1915 seasoned Pinkerton investigator August Lepke goes to Alaska Territory to “box up” captured serial killer Edward Krause by finding evidence. Once in Juneau he encounters suffragette Florence Malone, her sister Fiona, and their shady, politically powerful father, Jack. He is aided by new friends in the Native & Filipino communities and encounters unexpected enemies. A saboteur emerges.
Butchery: A Mystery of Tudor London by Kenneth Browning
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.
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