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Slave Graves
By Thomas Hollyday
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
The Second Death
By Caleb Peiffer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Circle pi Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Death seems to follow Pattrick Clayton everywhere he goes. From home, to war and back again, Pattrick has lost his father, his brother, and now his aunt, murdered in her home. Soon another murder shakes the Lancaster town. When retired private detective Leo Westmacott arrives on the scene, Pattrick begs his help, and together they delve into the secrets surrounding the first death—and the second.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Horsham House. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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 Floating Man
By William Crawford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An amazing scientific discovery in 1830 leads to a government cover-up spanning two centuries and two continents, leaving a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Replete with dark psychosexual overtones, the Floating Man is a mystery thriller that takes place in both past and present as fictional and historical characters collide.
Fellowship with Demons
By Lexie Conyngham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Edinburgh 1810: Charles Murray of Letho, a young gentleman of means, is in much demand: a rich widow, an old friend, and new military acquaintances all need his help. But when Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, sends him an invitation, vanity and curiosity force him to accept – and straightaway he has to deal with murder.
Degrees of Illusion
By Alastair Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A car accident, two mysterious deaths - similar yet separated by a century - take Niall Fraser on a quest for answers…and ultimately to revelations more devastating that he could ever have imagined. Woven around true events and set in Greenland against a background of conflicts, this is a book about love, unrequited fatherhood and rites of passage for those who dare to embrace the unknown.
Relazione Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
By Lucinda Brant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Il diplomatico di carriera Alec Halsey è stato elevato al titolo di Marchese, un titolo che non desidera e che la Buona Società non ritiene che meriti: la sua amante ha deciso che dopotutto non lo vuole sposare ed il sospetto che abbia ucciso lui suo fratello continua a circolare nei salotti londinesi. Quindi, tornare a Londra dopo sette mesi di isolamento potrebbe essere un errore.
Fidanzamento Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
By Lucinda Brant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: Italian. Published: January 11, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
E’ il 1763. Il diplomatico di carriera e investigatore dilettante Alec Halsey è invischiato negli omicidi e nel caos in una tenuta di campagna. Deve anche affrontare i demoni della sua passata vita amorosa e un crudele scherzo del destino gli rivela perché suo fratello lo odia tanto e perché farebbe qualunque cosa per rovinarlo.
Lost among the Dead and Dying
By Michael Mears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,970. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Paris, 1927. Anne Johnson is missing among the city’s artists and expats. Detective Michael Temple is sent to bring her home but finds only questions. 1989. Temple comes across information that suggests a solution to the old mysteries. Temple returns to Paris hoping for more than a swan song. He wants answers and measure of justice.
The Rune House
By L.J. Hutton
Price: Free! Words: 114,990. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.75 star(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.
Service of the Heir
By Lexie Conyngham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Charles Murray is in Edinburgh when tragedy strikes him. Yet is everything quite as it seems? The deaths of a lawyer and a servant not only draw him down to Edinburgh’s grim underclass, but also make him reconsider his elegant society friends. Who kills – and who gives the orders? Service of the Heir is the third in the Murray of Letho series, set in Georgian Scotland.
An Abandoned Woman
By Lexie Conyngham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.25 star(3.25 from 4 reviews)
A hot summer in Fife, and Charles Murray, laird of Letho, is a busy man. His servants’ wing is leaking, his minister’s manse is falling down, his houseguest is annoying and his neighbour’s niece is entrancing. When an unknown woman dies mysteriously on his land, he can hardly find time to investigate her death – until it involves the whole village, and more violence follows.
Masked Rider: Origins
By Jennifer Oberth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Holly Westin is having a bad week. Cavalry soldiers storm into her village hunting a fugitive. A neighbor is killed, Holly's brother arrested and everyone wants to capture the mysterious Masked Rider. She’s determined to free her brother but can she do it with the captain courting her, the fugitive hiding on her land and her father drinking while the in-laws visit? 128,507 words.
Goering's Gold
By Arnold Beckhardt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's the end of World War Two, a Luftwaffe hero flies a mission for Herman Goering to deliver gold bars to fund an escape route for war criminals from Germany called the "rat line". Roy Neely, retired FBI psychologist, is faced with a new challenge;how fifty-two years later to expose the "rat line" financing.Neely enlists CIA and Mossad friends to help in a treasure hunt for Goering"s Gold.
Does It Hurt To Die
By paul anderson
You set the price! Words: 105,830. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A terrorist attack on a church in Cape Town kills twenty people. Iannie de Villier’s, a well-known liver transplant surgeon avoids death, but is seriously wounded. Two weeks later while recovering at home Jannie de Villier’s is mysteriously murdered.Sixteen years later his son returns from Australia to discover that his father was involved in helping involved in the murky world of apartheid
Curse of the Gypsy: A Lady Anne Mystery
By Donna Lea Simpson
Series: Lady Anne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Fans of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries by Deanna Raybourn will rejoice to discover this much-sought-after third book in the Lady Anne Mystery series.
The Blackwood Trilogy
By Paul Westwood
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 201,900. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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 rages, they are involved in a series of cases that will change the very course of the war. This anthology collects all three adventures – At Harper’s Ferry, At Bull Run, and At Shiloh - at one low price.
Little Girl Gone
By TUCKER MAYER
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,140. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
First novel or twenty-first novel, Little Girl Gone is among the best thrillers I have ever read. It is a terrifying tale of redemption, sure to be a major motion picture if the right person finds it. Do not miss this one! Beth Donahue Fiction Reviewer for Nothing Binding and Writers for Readers
Knowledge of Sins Past
By Lexie Conyngham
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Scoggie Castle is cold and grim, but to Charles Murray it has become a refuge - until a series of deaths shakes family and servants alike. The local village is split in two, so who has the answer to the mystery, the pig-lovers or the pig-haters? The second in the Murray of Letho series.
Death in a Scarlet Gown
By Lexie Conyngham
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
the university of st. andrews, 1802: a vindictive professor, an uncouth student, and a man seeking ministry - who wants to kill them? and how could their deaths be linked to a terrible accident? charles murray, a student with enough problems of his own, is drawn into the mystery - and finds that even his friends are not all they seem. first book in the murray of letho series.