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A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
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Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
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Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It’s 1763. Career diplomat and amateur sleuth Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. Alec also confronts past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother loathes him and will go to any lengths to ruin him. If you love Sebastian St. Cyr and Julian Kestrel novels then you'll love this "crimance" (a blending of crime and romance genres).
The Devil's Legacy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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 Last Blitzkrieg
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,730. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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.
The Kennedy Secret
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Itch Reserve Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A government killer and a con man investigate the assassination of Robert Kennedy after they stumble upon a CIA conspiracy.
Sea of Secrets
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Victorian England, innocent young Oriel Pembroke stumbles into a web of dangerous secrets at the seaside estate of the aristocratic Ellsworth family. As she falls in love with the brooding young duke, Herron, she begins to fear for his sanity—and for both their lives—as sinister events unfold.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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
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Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
A desperate quest... A disturbing secret disclosed for centuries in an ancient manuscript... Five nations wrapped in a government conspiracy to unravel the secrets it protects... Calla Cress, a British Museum curator defies protocol by holding onto a encrypted artifact. Alarming in its decryption and damaging in its diplomatic impact, a secret that has, luckily, remained concealed. Until now.
1906 - A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,370. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(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.
Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,990. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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.
Regulated for Murder: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
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Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,290. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Redcoat detective Michael Stoddard, out of uniform and bearing intelligence for Lord Cornwallis, must solve the murder of his loyalist contact before a brutal sheriff frames innocents and delivers Michael up to his nemesis, a psychopathic British officer. REGULATED FOR MURDER, Suspense Magazine Best of 2011: "A tightly woven storyline that rang true and felt complete." ~ Grace Krispy, MotherLode
Quatrain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: 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?
Section 12
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Can Write Will Write. Category: 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.
Are You Positive?
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Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 116,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(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.
The Nell Sweeney Historical Mysteries
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Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 391,200. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
This bargain-priced “boxed set” contains all six of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mysteries, originally published by Berkley Prime Crime. Set in post-Civil War Boston, the series features Irish-born governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt.
The Vital Principle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,400. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1815, Mr. Knighton Gaunt is asked by Lord Crowley to attend a séance and reveal the spiritualist as a fraud. But the séance ends abruptly and Lord Crowley is poisoned during the turmoil by an unseen killer. Gaunt is left to investigate not only fraud, but murder. Suspicion turns to the spiritualist, Prudence Barnard, but as Gaunt digs deeper, he finds motives aplenty among the guests.