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One Little, Two Little, Three Little Indians
You set the price! Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
On the banks of the mighty Ottawa River, a young woman is brutally dismembered and tossed into the fast-flowing water. The only clue that the police have is the woman's Aboriginal background. Inspector Joe Donnelly is in a race against time to catch a killer who kills with more and more daring. As he puts the violent clues together, he comes to grips with the darkest chapter in Canadian history.
Murder by Misrule
Price: Free! Words: 90,970. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.67 from 3 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.
The Good Knight
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Join Gareth & Gwen in their first mystery together ... Complete Series reading order: The Good Knight, The Uninvited Guest, The Fourth Horseman, The Fallen Princess, The Unlikely Spy, The Lost Brother, The Renegade Merchant, The Unexpected Ally, The Worthy Soldier, The Favored Son, The Viking Prince. Also The Bard's Daughter (prequel novella).
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.
Bright Night Past Yesterday: Book 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.
Little Lost Girl
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go? An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney. Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned. Now a new search!
Murder and Revolution
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.
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.
TV Safe
Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 55,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Big bucks incite big greed, and the quiz show Oh-Pun Sesame! Offers a $1 million prize that people will kill for. Vulnerable celebrities like show star Kelli Dengham hide career-destroying secrets. And low-caste program staff like Stoney Winston have to stop the murders and protect the beautiful airhead star. Hollywood in the late 'eighties was not that different after all....
Truck Shot
Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 52,210. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Stoney Winston is teaching a film workshop at low-rent Angeles Commercial Design College when the college president is literally blown away. To pry loose the insurance transfusion needed to keep the dying college alive, Stoney follows the murderer’s trail into a labyrinth of crimes and scams. Before he emerges, he has to fight fires, foil attempts on his life and fly like a bird.
The Decrypter: Secret of the Lost Manuscript
Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,020. 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.
The Lost Clue - Abridged Edition
Price: Free! Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Living the life of a wealthy man, Kenneth Fortescue receives devastating news from his father. But he is only able to learn incomplete facts about his past, because a name has been obliterated from a very important letter. A romantic novel written in 1905 by the much-loved author Mrs. O. F. Walton, this edition has been lightly abridged and edited to make it easier to read and enjoy today.
The Man Who Never Was
Price: Free! Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1986, Derwenthaugh Coke Works closed, and demolition began. A strange discovery halts the regeneration plans. As there is no obvious explanation as to why these artefacts are there, the police become involved. The only clue which offers any progress points to events which took place many years ago. When a young police officer thinks she has seen one of the objects before, the intrigue thickens.
Butchery: A Mystery of Tudor London
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.
Low Angles
Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Against his better judgment, Hollywood foot soldier Stoney Winston arrives at a flea-bitten desert Hamlet to help Diane LaMotta direct her first feature, a no-budget indie action potboiler titled Cycles from Hell. He finds the production being killed by sabotage that turns into stabbing, near-drowning, and violent death.
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.
The Reckoning
Price: Free! Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Mysterious murders in Manitoba and Minnesota. The victims are all refugees from war torn World War II Europe. But the deaths come long after the war, to men nearing the ends of their allotted three score and ten. The investigators, both in Manitoba and Minnesota, have two very large questions. Who is killing these people? And also.... Why?
The Hound of the Baskervilles Retrained
Price: Free! Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.00 from 1 review)
A Shyrlock Holmes story. When Dr Mortimer asks for the help of famous consulting detective Ms. Shylock Holmes and her stalwart companion Dr Joan Watson, they may have expected some dark family secrets to be uncovered—but not the black Hellhound of the moors! A Gender Switch Adventure.
Merging Destiny
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 81,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Sutherland Saga Part 6. When Elspeth Moorehead’s parents are killed in the Lockerbie bombing, Elspeth vows that she will someday avenge their horrendous murder. Her promise evolves into the quest of a lifetime, carrying her across continents and cultures, in the process subjecting her to numerous perilous obstacles. Spanning a quarter of a century, her exploits will change the world.
Sharko
Price: Free! Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Gangsters and sharks and the hunt for a serial killer in Depression-era Sydney. This fast-moving thriller combines love, lust and murder in the heat of an Australian summer. Take some ruthless gangsters, a fiendish murderer and an onslaught of man-eating sharks and you have a breathless page-turner that will make you think twice before booking that holiday Down Under.