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Child of an Unknown Past
Price: Free! Words: 128,040. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Who is Catherine's father? She is desperate and needs to know! Her mother was raped by three men 20 years ago, one is dead, one a murderer, the third insane. Knowing may save her critically ill daughter who needs a bone marrow donor. in the shadows is an unknown child who lived many years ago. She emerges and offers help at critical times of need, first to Lizzie and her daughter Catherine,
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.
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 5 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.
Servant of the Skull
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Each time a talented forensic anthropologist touches a skull she is pulled into the living past of the skull’s owner. And if the person died a violent death, she re-lives everything they went through in their last living moments.
Death of a False Physician
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The dreadful day is approaching for the Napiers in Ballater: Hippolyta Napier’s mother is coming to stay. But Mrs. Fettes is not just in Aberdeenshire to visit her youngest daughter: she has other reasons, and one will draw the whole family in, with deadly results. This is the second in the Hippolyta Napier series based in Victorian Deeside.
A Knife in Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The distant Scottish spa town of Ballater seems a world away from the stylish and familiar streets of Georgian Edinburgh, but recently married Hippolyta Napier is making a new life amidst its dark woods and pure, flowing waters. But suspicion, intrigue and death await both inside and outside her new home, and the forces of nature take few prisoners.
Kill by Cure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,360. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
‘Kill by Cure’ is a gripping story about a deadly and nefarious plot set in the past, present and future, a time hopping mystery adventure packed with war, conspiracy, betrayal, friendship, danger, excitement, rhymes, riddles and clues. Can you work out who’s behind it all before the characters do? Can you decide who the villains are before they are exposed? Special pre-order price.
Mother Lode
Series: Copper Country Historical Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,760. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mother Lode is a psychological mystery set in a Michigan mining town at the turn of the 20th century. Sheriff Foster tries to uncover the mysterious death of a town woman whose nineteen year old son is in jail as a suspect. What he discovers is shocking-about the mother-son relationship. What he does with this knowledge is both ingenious and affirming.
The Sleepwalker Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,520. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Sleepwalker Legacy: A Gripping Financial Thriller "A drug so dangerous it could send humanity back to the dark ages. Only one man could wipe it from the face of the earth." In 1814, Britain’s foremost scientist, George Napier witnesses a drug-fuelled massacre on a US battlefield. The drug, Berserker, has a deadly side effect known as the Sleepwalker Legacy, which destroys the life of his Nativ
Slow Death by Quicksilver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,480. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It’s a long walk home to Ulster from Glasgow University when the journey is interrupted by murder. Murray of Letho is staying in the village by Loch Ryan where the unpopular Newell meets his death. Missing his daughter, resenting his mourning and distracted by charming female company, Murray seeks the murderer amongst a host of suspects.
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.
The Empress Holds the Key
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,720. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Religious
A nail-biting ride through history that will have you glued to the edge of your seat! An old photograph hints at dark secrets reaching back to ancient Egypt and reignites a deadly quest for a holy relic. What is this dark secret so feared by the Vatican? Will truth and justice succeed, or will pious fanatics foil this quest which could destroy their Church and challenge Christianity itself?
La Cingana (The Gypsy): A Reginaldo Morosini Novella and Other Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 188,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Reginaldo Morosini, introduced in Murder Gentilissimi, returns as special criminal consultant to Venice's Council of Ten in a collection of two novellas and four short stories. Reginaldo finds justice for a variety of murders and other notorious crimes through exhaustive sifting of the evidence, a keen understanding of human nature and the criminal mind, and his powers of deductive reasoning.
A Collection of Quests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 211,490. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This book is a collection of three novels and a short story by Cecilia Peartree, all previously published and featuring the same central characters: 'A Romantic Quest', a short story; 'The Lion and Unicorn Quest' set mostly in London in 1951; 'The Four Seasons Quest', starting on the day the King died in 1952; 'The Coronation Quest', which is complete in itself but ties off some loose ends.
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.
Autumn Leaves: A Novel of Old Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 197,940. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young ronin arrives in Edo and is immediately accused of committing a string of arsons in the city of paper and wood. The firechief is convinced that he is guilty, and will stop at nothing to prove his point. Meanwhile the firechief is in love with a geisha and plans to marry her, despite her plans to live the life of an artist. The chief's young sister is desperate to find a suitable husband.
The Actuary's Wife
Series: The Calculated Risk. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Rohan and Emma seem determined to make their relationship work but it's hard being married to The Actuary. When Dolan, the sexy Irishman reveals Rohan's hiding something, Emma does her own investigating and is heartbroken by what she finds. Before she can resolve her romance issues, Emma's work at the school uncovers a century old deceit which may just get her killed first.
From Darkness to Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,810. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Hammond Hawkins is a man running from his own dark past when he learns that some things cannot be left behind so easily. Taught important lessons by people he initially disdains, Hawk comes to grips with who he really is, and why solving a baffling mystery in his small corner of the world matters more than any other case he's ever solved.
Old Balmain House Book Series
Price: Free! Words: 180,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two courageous Sydney families sit at the centre of this story. Linking them is a small girl Sophie who vanished 100 years ago. It is a story of people's ordinary lives, how they are touched and shaped by tragedy and yet rise above adversity. Mostly set around the beautiful inner city suburb of Balmain and an old house there, parts of the story traverse the remote Australian outback
A Storm In Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.