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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.
A Quest for Clemency
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'A Quest for Clemency' is the fourth in a series of mystery / thriller novels by Cecilia Peartree. It is set in 1950s Britain, mostly in Cambridge. Clemency, Oliver Quest's younger sister, gets her own story after playing a supporting rôle in the previous novels in the series.
The Curse Of The Diogenes Club
Price: Free! Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
London 1899. The Prince Regent’s New Year’s Eve ball is in full swing when several explosions shatter the festivity. Were they an attempt to assassinate the heir to the throne or, as it seems, intended for Mycroft Holmes himself? What is even less clear is the casus belli - is it related to the powerful Diogenes Club, or perhaps to the untimely death of the Russian Ambassador's estranged wife.
The Automaton's Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Beatrice Knight has enough to contend with: a zebra is dead on her lawn, her horse is possessed, a gentleman has arrived with the temerity to propose to her, and her dead husband has absconded with an automaton. She soon has other issues, for a killer has moved into town with a nasty habit of carving up the victims. As luck should dictate, who should be the next target but Mrs Knight herself?
Redemption
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Lizzie is caught in a compromising position with Benjamin McArthur, she finds herself thrown out of the family home and living with a somewhat eccentric aunt. When she returns to London, she finds herself caught up in a complex web of mysteries. Ben and Lizzie are soon caught up in a complex web of mysteries that threaten to tear them apart forever. Is their love strong enough to survive?
The Spirit of Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sarah Bennett doesn’t remember the night her mother fell down the stairs at Bennett House, despite witnessing the fall. There was talk of foul play, dark whispers, and sidelong glances, aimed at Sarah, prompting her family to send her to The Laurels, an asylum in San Francisco, under a cloud of suspicion. In order to clear her name, she must regain her memory while dodging the real killer...
Butchery: A Mystery of Tudor London
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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 Curse of the Singing Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are holidaying in Biarritz when a fire breaks out in the kitchen of their petit hotel. The hotel’s owner (a retired opera singer known as the Singing Wolf) invites the handful of guests to stay at her isolated mountain retreat in a remote area rife with wolves and lawless brigands led by the murderous outlaw, Sarazan.
The Clairvoyant Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel on the SS Pleiades during its inaugural voyage through the Irish Sea from Glasgow to Biarritz. On board are a bizarre handful of passengers travelling to a World Spiritualist Congress. When Madame Moghra is found dead and Dr Watson is accused of homicidal somnambulism Countess V must unmask the real killer!
The Penny Dreadful Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel to the city of York. Someone is killing-off the authors who write cheap but popular penny dreadfuls, and Inspector Bird, a fervent admirer of Dr Watson, needs help.
The Lammas Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Scotland 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Varvara Volodymyrovna visit the Scottish Borders to solve the Lammermoor Golf Course murders. Lord Cruddock is staging a tournament to promote his new golf course but someone is killing-off the golfers.
The Baskerville Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Ten years after Holmes and Watson solve the case of the Baskerville hound, Dr Watson receives an invitation to return to Baskerville Hall. The night before his departure he meets a Ukrainian countess who claims to be the daughter of Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler. She is vain, rich, fiercely intelligent, and she ends up accompanying him to Devon.
The Curse of Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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London 1899. Rumours of resurrection-men strike fear into the hearts of Londoners, prompting Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna to investigate the ghostly goings-on in the unconsecrated cemetery known as Crossbones. Do they have another Burker on their hands, or a new royal Ripper? Who is the mysterious black velvet man, and what could Angelmaker mean?
The Curse of the Grand Guignol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,930. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are drawn into the world of fin de siècle Paris by a series of macabre murders, propelling them into the naturalistic horror plays of the Grand Guignol. When Art imitates Life we applaud. When Life imitates Art we shudder.
The Silent Movie Actress and the Casting Couch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two sisters dream of getting out of poverty by becoming actresses in the new silent picture industry, but don't realized what the path to fame and fortune in this flashy new business will require of them. They not only give in to the director's demands on his casting couch, but find themselves starring the underground movies designated for men's clubs. PG rated
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?
Shadows of Al-Bara
Price: Free! Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dual storyline connects the First Crusade with the world of archaeologists, forgers and smugglers. The main character is drawn into a criminal investigation of a murder and the circumstances guide her around Europe, from the Mediterranean and Turkey to Normandy in a historical parallel that reveals the reality behind a modern-day mystery of Saint Wenceslaus' helmet.
The Thames River Murders (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #10)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Captain Lacey is asked by Thompson of the Thames River Police to help him solve a cold case. Meanwhile, Lacey deals with his daughter's come-out and threats from a ruthless blackmailer.

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