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Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 134,280. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.83 from 6 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.
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.
The Last Treasure of Ancient England
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,090. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
"Absolutely epic - the ultimate adventure page-turner!" Rose Collins When Chester Bentley is bundled off to a remote boarding school in rural Devon he discovers the old house not only conceals a ghost, but also a dark secret and a string of intriguing riddles that will lead him and his new-found friends to resolve the greatest mystery in all English history
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: 106,580. 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: A disturbing, historical mystery thriller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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?
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?
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Eyes of Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,190. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Did more Nazis escape Germany than history reveals? Did Hitler really commit suicide the day after his wedding?
Out of a Dark Reflection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Letho, Fife, 1816: Murray and his guests all have good reasons for not attending Edinburgh’s winter season, even down to the new maid. But then an old woman is found dead in the village, and murmurings of witchcraft are abroad. Suddenly everyone seems to have secrets – but who would kill to keep theirs?
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.
Madness
Series: No Sin Mysteries, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Be careful who you love. In this sequel to Chinese Puzzle the mystery begins with a man disappearing from an elaborately sealed shipboard cabin and moves on to the fog-shrouded streets of prohibition era San Francisco where guarded sanctuaries provide no protection from a killer whose cunning and cruelty is not restrained by the shackles of sanity.
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.

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