Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical

Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 116,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
As the Titanic sinks, a notorious playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes question the survivors under hypnosis, revealing a dark conspiracy. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents... ...and Agnes finds, as the whole world stands on the brink of war, that she alone has the power to save it. Or destroy it.
Covenant Deception
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,900. 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.
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: $3.99 USD. 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.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,250. 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!
Murder on the Western Front
Price: Free! Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A real-life Hell - the Western Front, 1915. Death is everywhere. In the confusion of combat, young American volunteer nurse Agnes Frocester witnesses something utterly unexpected... a murder. While an innocent man faces the firing squad, Agnes's investigations take her into the bohemian heart of Paris and across the battlefields of Europe - into the most deadly places on earth.
Ballrooms and Blackmail
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
Prayers for the Dying
Series: Marshall House Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dr. Peter Ainsley knew it was only a matter of time before London claims another murder victim, but this time the body is discovered tied to a lamppost four doors down from the house Ainsley shares with his sister and their bedridden father. The day the body is discovered, a maid of their house and Ainsley’s lover, Julia Kemp, fails to return home from errands in the city.
Backli's Ford
Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 102,340. 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.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,950. 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.
Queen Isabeau's Book: an Edward Red Mage mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
All wizard-for-hire Edward Red Mage really wants is to tell fortunes and cast spells for the lower classes of Belcamp-a-Lyr. But when an attempt is made on the life of the King's Royal Wizard, Edward has to take his place. Can a common-born wizard protect a Queen from a conspiracy against the throne? And can he avoid the advances of a beautiful, but possibly murderous, circus performer?
Double Exposure
Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“Stoney Winston works the slummy outskirts of the movie business, directing cheap local commercials, writing training films and industrials, and submitting always-rejected feature scripts. Murder and danger dog Stoney’s quest, which ends in a tricky and gut-wrenching climax. A masterful, colorful mystery.” Booklist, starred review.
The Decrypter: Secret of the Lost Manuscript
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 2 reviews)
The secret of the manuscript is only the beginning . . . The truth could cost her life.
A Case Most Peculiar
Series: The Robert Carson Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A single step into the unknown will have ramifications that will echo down through the centuries. A legacy known to those who come after him only as “The Robert Carson Files”. Join him on his first chronicled adventure as he attempts to unravel the facts surrounding the death of a man who seemed to come from nowhere and died in a place where nearly everyone had a motive to for his murder.
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.
At Harper's Ferry
Series: The Blackwood Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack Blackwood is a widower and a drunk. Ezra Miller is an ex-slave in a white man's world. Together, they run a detective agency in Washington DC. As the Civil War looms, they are given their hardest case yet: A retired congressman asks them to find his missing son and the Union plans that could change the very course of the war against the South.
Revealed in Mist
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.
Relatively Dead
Series: Relatively Dead Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
The New York Times bestseller from author Sheila Connolly!
Bright Night Past Yesterday: Book One of Forever Tomorrow, Volume One of The Book of Tomorrows
Series: The Book of Tomorrows. Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2190, a New America celebrates its first centennial, marking the time when a wandering rogue turned into a Prophet Warrior rebuilt the battle-scarred country on principles he found in the pages of The Book of Tomorrows, but a hereditary link to a young couple reveals a dark conspiracy that forces them on a fateful journey through the past to save their future tomorrow.
Death of a Daughter of Venice
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
1739 The Venice of Vivaldi and Canaletto. Harry Brierfield, a young Englishman is attempting to establish himself painting cityscapes for his compatriots doing the Grand Tour. Things turn disastrous when he finds a body in a canal. Paola, a young musician and the dead girl’s friend, is ready to co-opt his assistance in discovering who did kill Sonia. But can they do it?

Related Categories