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Killer in the Cloister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1965, and tough to be conservative, even for a nun. Sister Francesca is sent from her small convent in upstate New York to a large university in the Bronx to study theology. She's ready for challenging studies; what she faces instead is a struggle with the changing Church, unexpected feelings for her colleagues, and involvement in the mysterious death of her new Superior.
Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 134,280. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
As the Titanic sinks, an English playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes investigate - and discover a dark conspiracy among the most powerful nations on earth. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents - and Agnes finds she has the power to save a world on the brink of war. Or to destroy it.
A Quest in Berlin
Series: Adventurous Quests. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,770. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is the 5th novel in the 'Quest' series of mystery / thrillers set in the world of the 1950s. 'A Quest in Berlin' plunges Andrew and Clemency into peril as they arrive in a city that still bears the scars of war and is now at the centre of the Cold War. It's a place and a situation in which they don't know who to trust.
The Reichenbach Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Switzerland, June 1900. Watson and the Countess make a pilgrimage to the beautiful and treacherous Reichenbach Falls. The joie de vivre of the Montgolfier enthusiasts is soon cut short by a series of suspicious ballooning accidents and perilous mishaps. With Dr Watson's new love affair, the Countess fears this case will be their 'final problem' in more ways than one.
The Styrian Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Styria, May 1900. An unchristened child, the villainous Baron Gruner, and ancient werewolves in the dark heart of Europe. Our two sleuths find themselves pitting their wits against an adversary with a taste for blood-sport. But how do they trap a creature that doesn’t exist? How do you kill a myth?
The Old Balmain House
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition. Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. At last the truth is discovered. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, it is an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
The Priests of Lagash
You set the price! Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When one of the king's men is found murdered at the temple, the humble guard Ninurta must find the culprit. Or at least a convincing scapegoat. Before the king uses it as an excuse to seize the temple. But he soon finds himself enmeshed in the competing conspiracies for control of the city, and the fate of Lagash is in his hands.
Merging Destiny
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 81,340. 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.
The Confessor
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 62,390. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Investigating the bow and arrow murder of Marko Dubzek at a naturist park just south of town presents Inspector Gilles Maintenon with a pretty pickle indeed. The eighth in Louis Shalako’s The Inspector Gilles Maintenon Mystery Series, this intriguing noir mystery will not disappoint.
The Daemoniac
Price: Free! Words: 94,550. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
It's the summer of 1888 and a bizarre killer is stalking the gas-lit streets of New York. But are the murders a case of black magic—or simple blackmail? From the high-class gambling dens of the Tenderloin to the glittering mansions of Fifth Avenue, consulting detective Harrison Fearing Pell follows a twisted trail of lies, treachery and madness that might end much closer to home than she imagined.
The Forgotten Painting: A Historical Mystery Thriller Novella
Price: Free! Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When celebrated author Jack Rogan stumbles upon a hidden diary, he can’t resist investigating. Honouring the last wish of a dying friend, he is irresistibly drawn into a web of intriguing clues, hinting at a long forgotten treasure.
The Khamsin Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,140. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
April 1900, Egypt. Watson and the Countess are recruited by Mycroft Holmes and enter a world of espionage, intrigue, and a race against time. The British Foreign Office is scrutinising every move as Major Nash goes undercover, Colonel Moriarty is en route to the Boer War, and Sebastian Moran is a gun-for-hire... Can our duo uncover all the schemes surrounded by mystical temples and ancient gods.
The Curse of Dr. Cagliari
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
February 1900, Venice. Watson & the Countess are investigating the curious death of a husband in a locked room, on his wedding night. Doctor Cagliari is assisting our two sleuths as Mardi Gras draws closer, madness mounts, and a hidden history of violence and suffering are revealed on the island-asylum... Can they solve this evil eye mystery or will they succumb to its power?
The Curse of Mont Saint Cloud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book 9 in a series of chronological stand-alone plots. January 1900, the English Channel - a Voynich manuscript inspired mystery and a rogues' gallery of suspects. Dr Watson and the Countess are forced ashore at Mont Saint Cloud, where the island's reclusive owner - the enigmatic professor - dies. In Brittany, someone is also killing off members of Inspector de Guise's scandalous family.
The Great Theater Sting of 1895
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A late Nineteenth Century play is performed as a sting operation to solve a murder.
Asesinar a un jesuita. De Monseñor Romero a Ignacio Ellacuria
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,670. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
El asesinato del Arzobispo Oscar Romero de El Salvador y años más tarde del jesuita Ignacio Ellacuria generó una polvareda que traspasó las fronteras de El Salvador. Las circunstancias de esos asesinatos siguen estando rodeadas de polémica y las ordenes de detención, cárcel y amnistía posterior salpican a miembros del ejército.
# 99 Easy Street
Price: Free! Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mark is a jazz trumpeter just released from a mental institution. Amy, a recent graduate from the New School, is an anthropologist studying lifelong bachelorhood in the modern urban context. A dead hooker in the bathtub seriously complicates matters just when things are getting interesting. Life is not all it seems at #99 Easy St. It is, however, better than some of the alternatives.
On Guard (The Eternal Dungeon, Volume 4)
Series: The Eternal Dungeon, 4.0. Price: Free! Words: 93,990. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The ties forged between the noble-minded Eternal Dungeon and an abusive foreign dungeon have set off an unpredictable chain of horrific events. Caught in the middle of the struggle are Barrett Boyd and Seward Sobel, loyal guards who will find themselves questioning their most fundamental beliefs about the royal prison's ideals.
Jitterbug: A Bonaventura Cozy Mystery #1
Series: Bonaventura Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016 by Cozy Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Soft, non-graphic, historical suspense novel of the Fifties. Vincente Bonaventura is a dashing, fancy-dressing tailor/farmer from the dark cypress bayous of n. Louisiana. He sells Fuller Brush & Electrolux vacuum cleaners door-to-door around the south while gently & skillfully raising his infant daughter Julietta & rescued bulldog, Romeo. He is tagged as an unwilling cocaine mule. A real thriller.
Dark Interlude
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,480. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A strange death … a deadly mission … a city on the brink … It is winter, 1918. Who says the war is over?

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