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The Cavalier of the Apocalypse
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.
I, Claudia (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #1)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claudia Seferius has successfully flattered her way into marriage with a wealthy Roman wine merchant. But when her secret gambling debts spiral, she hits on another resourceful way to make money - offering her “personal services” to high-ranking Roman Citizens. Unfortunately her clients are now turning up dead - the victims of a sadistic serial killer.
My Father the God
Price: Free! Words: 81,290. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having completed his first year at Hanford University, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event, one that will transform each of them irrevocably through war, peace, and ultimately, the remainder of their lives. Can they ever surmount the errors of their youth?
Of War and Women
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the eve of the Battle of Britain a farewell party is held for the 93rd Squadron at Wharton Manor, and though World War II will subsequently intervene, events of that night will echo down through history, changing the lives of those present forever. Unfairly maligned, one woman will persevere, but for all her accomplishments, will Felicité succeed?
Those Who Fought for Us
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the eve of World War I, Elizabeth Turnberry and her friend Margaret MacCreedy meet fellow students Robert Sutherland and Alastair Stewart in a pub in Edinburgh. And, although the future seems bright, the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 will destroy all their hopes and dreams. Is there hope at all for those who fought for us?
Ordo Lupus and the Temple Gate
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,660. 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.
Undesired Duty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Undesired Duty, a novel, is about how the lives of commoners were affected by the decisions made by the gods, kings and heroes of Mahabharata. The unfolding story is about the people who lived simple lives that caused them to struggle between the duties imposed on them and the desires they longed to fulfill.
Ghosts of Tsavo
Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: Free! Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. But she’ll need more than that to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. All this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
Marley Was Dead: A Christmas Carol Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Walk the streets of old London just before Christmas with a retired police inspector haunted by the mysterious death of Jacob Marley. Meet the people he investigates, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Fagin, and Bill Sikes.
The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1812 - Charles Murray is drawn to India to help an old servant. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. With imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him East, and redeem himself in his own eyes.
The Coronation Quest
Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'The Coronation Quest' is the third in the 'Adventurous Quest' series of historical mystery novels. It is set in 1953 in Britain, mostly in London at the time when everyone was preparing for the Coronation.
Slave Graves
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
Do Not Disturb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
In A Glance - A Medieval Romance
Series: Medieval Romance by Lisa Shea, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
For five long years Joan had mourned the loss of her fiancé, Michael. At long last she was ready to move on with her life. She was going to carefully, delicately reopen a connection with Hugh, the man honor had forced her to put aside. Perhaps now, after all the pain and suffering, she could have her one chance at joy.
The Man Who Never Was
Price: Free! Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Buried Appearances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
*Newly revised and edited 26 November 2014* Skylar Dewitt has been ostracized her entire life due to her grandfather’s well-known sympathies with the Nazis. But now her grandfather’s body has been recovered in the Netherlands in an area famous for being a Nazi killing ground. Skylar jets off to Holland in search of answers.
Art and Artifice
Series: The Lady Emily Capers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lady Emily Southwell and her three friends are determined that the world will speak in reverent tones of the year they made their debuts in London. Then her longtime betrothed Lord Robert declares his intent to marry her immediately. It’s up to Lady Emily to use her art to uncover artifice and discover whether Lord Robert has something more up his sleeve than a nicely muscled arm. Clean romance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Horsham House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A collection of twelve Sherlock Holmes stories, including A Scandal in Bohemia, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches, and the Man with the Twisted Lip.
The Four Seasons Quest
Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Is Aunt Caroline’s murder just an isolated incident or could it be part of a much larger web of crime and intrigue? The case spawns secrets of its own which threaten to separate Flora and Oliver almost as soon as they get engaged. A sequel to 'The Lion and Unicorn Quest'.