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Key of Destiny
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Zacharias, a ten year old from Texas, moves to a mansion that his (Bis-Abuelo) Great-Grandfather built at the turn of the century in Denver; it has stood empty for two generations. Allying himself with his new friends they go on an exploration & through time travel, encounter ghosts of Aztec warriors in the Mexican Revolution
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
Shattered Dreams
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Tilly is alone, destitute, and faced with life in the poor house. What she finds there puts her very life in danger. Harry can’t forget the impoverished waif who turns up on his doorstep expecting a job. Unfortunately, she disappears before he can uncover the truth. Can he persuade her that a future can be theirs, or will he be forever haunted by the one woman who can never be his?
Iced Tea For Professor Arnustace - A Professor Arnustace steampunk mystery
Series: Professor Arnustace. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
England, the Year of our Lord 1917... After a strange new species is discovered on the English coast, the eccentric Professor Arnustace and indefatigable Doctor Anna Ross are stumped before the mystery even begins. But when a dinner invitation arrives via a miniature airship with a mongoose captain, little do they know the surprises in store for them on Ipsun Isle, the nation in the sky.
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.
When the Tide Turned
Series: The Mysterious Marsh. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
August 1976. Romney Marsh. A long hot summer. On the surface, all is well with Hazel Dawkins' life. The young lawyer, is happily absorbed in her baby daughter. However, no sooner has she agreed to return to work than she finds herself trapped in a web of crime and corruption: a web that draws upon dark forces from the past which return to destroy her and all she holds dear
The Android Who Knew Too Much
Series: The Android Who.... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,210. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the year 2035 Artificial Intelligence (AI) androids have finally arrived. Detective Eddie Fowler struggles to hunt down a stolen cargo container of state-of-the-art android parts. Publicist Cari Dunham is at first intrigued then alarmed by the abilities of her neighbor's new android. Together, they unravel a plot that presents humanity with a menacing new breed of crime.
I, Claudia (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #1)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claudia Seferius has successfully flattered her way into marriage with a wealthy Roman wine merchant. But when her secret gambling debts spiral, she hits on another resourceful way to make money - offering her “personal services” to high-ranking Roman Citizens. Unfortunately her clients are now turning up dead - the victims of a sadistic serial killer.
My Father the God
Price: Free! Words: 72,500. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having completed his first year at Hanford University, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event, one that will transform each of them irrevocably through war, peace, and ultimately, the remainder of their lives. Can they ever surmount the errors of their youth?
Of War and Women
Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the eve of the Battle of Britain a farewell party is held for the 93rd Squadron at Wharton Manor, and though World War II will subsequently intervene, events of that night will echo down through history, changing the lives of those present forever. Unfairly maligned, one woman will persevere, but for all her accomplishments, will Felicité succeed?
The Adventure of the Blue Belt Buckle - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young street urchin discovers a beautiful belt buckle under a bush in Hyde Park. He brings it to Sherlock Holmes. It leads to the murder of an American Indian artist and then the Crown Jewels themselves are at risk. Once again Sherlock Holmes must match wits with Professor Moriarty to prevent a monstrous crime from taking place.
The Man Who was Twisted but Hip - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It is 1897 and France is torn apart by The Dreyfus Affair. Westminster needs help from Sherlock Holmes to make sure that the evil tide of anti-Semitism that has engulfed France will not spread. A young officer in the Foreign Office suddenly resigns from his post and enters the theater. His wife calls for help from Sherlock Holmes. He and his troop are off to Paris to help the Dreyfusards.
The Sign of the Third - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fifteen hundred years ago the courageous Princess Hemamali smuggled the sacred tooth of the Buddha into Ceylon. Since that time it has never left the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, where it has been guarded and worshiped by the faithful. Now, for the first time, it is being brought to London to be part of a magnificent exhibit at the British Museum. But what if something were to happen to it?
A Sandal from East Anglia - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Archeological excavations at the ruined Abbey of St. Edmund unearth a sealed canister. In it is a document that could change the course of the British Empire and all of Christendom. Some evil young men are prepared to steal and murder to keep its contents from ever becoming known. A beautiful young nun, who bests Sherlock Holmes, is determined to use it to help the women of the world.
Those Who Fought for Us
Price: Free! Words: 62,660. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the eve of World War I, Elizabeth Turnberry and her friend Margaret MacCreedy meet fellow students Robert Sutherland and Alastair Stewart in a pub in Edinburgh. And, although the future seems bright, the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 will destroy all their hopes and dreams. Is there hope at all for those who fought for us?
Murder in Grosvenor Square
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,290. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Captain Gabriel Lacey begins Spring 1818 preparing for a duel. But while he focuses on the affair of honor, darkness, greed, and death stalk the streets of London and bring tragedy to a family Lacey has grown close to. His investigation takes him to the squalid lanes of Seven Dials, and to molly houses that could spell ruin and possible hanging for those caught within.
Beatrice
Series: The Tipton Hollow Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The arrival of a mysterious plant brings Beatrice a series of events which leave her with more questions than answers. Luckily, Benedict Addison is on hand to help her, and the couple are soon drawn into a mystery which takes them on a dangerous journey of love and adventure. Can Ben persuade her that he isn't the ogre she thinks he is, and consider him to be her match made in heaven?
Begraven in het Verleden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: Dutch. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Skylar Dewitt is haar hele leven verstoten vanwege haar grootvaders bekende sympathie voor de Nazi’s. Nu is haar grootvaders lichaam gevonden in Nederland, in een gebied wat bekend staat als een executie veld van de Nazi’s. Skylar vliegt naar Nederland opzoek naar antwoorden omtrent haar grootvaders lot. Haar zoektocht leidt tot verloren familie, maar kan ze het mysterie ontrafelen?
The New Adventures of Lynn Lash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
One of Lester Dent's early characters returns in a collection of all new adventures authorized by the legendary creator's estate- The New Adventures of Lynn Lash from Pulp Obscura!
St. Louis Affair The Adventures of Herbert Falken
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a brutally murdered corpse is found along the Mississippi, Herbert Falken is called upon, once again, to hunt down another black-hearted monster. However, Falken's quest for the truth is confounded by a relentless all-powerful adversary--his own tortured soul.