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The Dark Side Of Glory by Richard McMahon
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 by Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(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 Titanic Plan by Michael Bockman
Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 4 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 Devil's Legacy by Tom Jackson
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 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.
Backli's Ford by Marcelle Dube
Price: $4.99 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.
Murder by Misrule by Anna Castle
Price: Free! Words: 104,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(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.
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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 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.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel by Kris Nelscott
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 Decrypter: Secret of the Lost Manuscript by Rose Sandy
Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 130,460. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
The secret of the manuscript is only the beginning . . . The truth could cost her life.
1906 - A Novel by James Dalessandro
Price: $0.99 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.
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.
7 Crows, A Secret by Decatur Clary
Price: $6.99 USD. 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?
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 Rune House by L.J. Hutton
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 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?
Are You Positive? by Stephen Davis
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.
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.
An Abandoned Woman by Lexie Conyngham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(3.25 from 4 reviews)
A hot summer in Fife, and Charles Murray, laird of Letho, is a busy man. His servants’ wing is leaking, his minister’s manse is falling down, his houseguest is annoying and his neighbour’s niece is entrancing. When an unknown woman dies mysteriously on his land, he can hardly find time to investigate her death – until it involves the whole village, and more violence follows.
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