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The Widow's Demise
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The political elite attends a charity ball at the residence of Humphrey Cardiff. His widowed daughter, Delores, flirts with all the men, enraging their wives. Amidst the political plotting of Marc Edwards and his associates, Delores is found dead, with one of her suitors standing over the body. Marc controversially decides to defend him, while Cobb races to find the truth behind her untimely death
The Infernal Realm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Infernal Realm is a fast-paced detective thriller which takes Inspector Joshua Darknoll on a terrifying journey into the uncanny, where everything he thought he knew about the world—about reality itself—is turned upside down.
The Saboteur's Fate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A violent strike; murder at the factory gates. Milwaukee, 1949. There's labor turmoil in Beer City. Joe Sonntag gets called to the strike-bound West Allis tractor factory, where a temporary employee has been shot and killed in the middle of the night. The struggle between the Machinists Union and the company has boiled over into murder. But it proves to be more complex than that.
Night Medicine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Milwaukee, 1948. Joe Sonntag, ace investigator for the police department, faces a riddle: a lovely young woman is found dead at the zoo, near the lion cages, lying in a bed of ferns. She has been carefully laid out there, her arms folded. Nearby, a lioness prowls her cage. Plainly, whoever put her there cared for her.
Sweet Asylum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Haunted by ghosts of his past Dr. Peter Ainsley is drawn into a new mystery when a body is found following a catastrophic barn fire. Putting aside his own discomfort, Ainsley must piece together a disjointed puzzle of family strife, loose morals and questionable sanity. Not long into case one thing becomes clear, he must find the killer and bring him to justice before they all end up in the asylum
The Hotel Dick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1948 Milwaukee. The Lakeshore Towers Hotel house detective, J. Adam Bark, is murdered while sitting in a barber's chair. Homicide detective Lieutenant Joe Sonntag is sent to investigate, but has a difficult time with the barber's insistence that Spencer Tracy killed Bark. Disbelieving, Joe begins his investigation, made all the more bizarre when Greer Garson and Veronica Lake are shot.
Death in the Time of Ice (A People of the Wind Mystery)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Enga Dancing Flower knows her Neanderthal tribe is in trouble. The dark seasons are becoming longer and the mammoth herds are fleeing south. When the tribal leader is found stabbed to death, the new leader thinks Enga did it. Expulsion and certain death loom. Enga must find the murderer to save her tribe -- and herself. Nominated for Best Historical Mystery in the 2014 Agatha Awards!
Return (Book 3 of the Matt Turner Series)
Series: Matt Turner, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,550. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
At only 32, Matt Turner's gift of psychometry - the ability to read the emotional imprints people leave in the objects they touch - has enabled him to see and experienced more of life and death than any other living person, and with this unique talent and perspective, he’s now ready to set right the wrongs of both yesterday and today.
Old Balmain House Book Series
Price: $3.99 USD. 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
Wheezer and the Golden Serpent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1843 in Indian Territory, an historic, never-before-done peace council is held at the capital of the Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah. Chief John Ross invites all Indian tribes within running distance, even their long-time enemies, as well as the plains Indians. Intrigue mounts while the young Cherokee, Sasa, is presented in Boston for her first Social “Season”. Who is following her and Wheezer?
A Case Most Peculiar
Series: The Robert Carson Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A single step into the unknown will have ramifications that will echo down through the centuries. A legacy known to those who come after him only as “The Robert Carson Files”. Join him on his first chronicled adventure as he attempts to unravel the facts surrounding the death of a man who seemed to come from nowhere and died in a place where nearly everyone had a motive to for his murder.
The Ornamental Hermit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: British English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The year is 1890. D.S. Billings has risen swiftly through the ranks to become one of Scotland Yard's youngest detectives, but in his private life he struggles with loneliness, morphine addiction and homosexuality. As he investigates the cold blooded murder of an aristocrat, he slowly finds himself becoming embroiled in a web of corruption and deceit which goes right to the heart of Scotland Yard.
Пропавшая экспедиция (The Lost Expedition)
Series: WOWилонская Башня (WOWilon Tower). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,980. Language: Russian. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Начало 20-го века. Британский полковник Перси Офсет делает открытие века — находит исполинскую Белую Башню в самом сердце Амазонских болот. На ее вершине — Врата в Загробный Мир. Естественно, ему никто не верит. Кроме Феликса Дзержинского, председателя ОГПУ. В СССР скончался Ленин. Наследника нет. Грядет битва кланов за власть. Чтобы ее упредить, шеф ВЧК снаряжает экспедицию спецназначения
Sour Grapes (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #12)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a wealthy horse trainer starts courting her mother-in-law, Claudia knows love has bugger-all to do with it. Especially with the number of hangers-on who’ve moved in. But exactly what is his game? Can it be connected to a string of local misfortunes? At first, Claudia is simply curious. Then a young man is found dead…
Widow's Pique (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #10)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the King of Histria invites Claudia to visit, she assumes the contract he wants her to sign is for wine. How wrong can she be? Virtually a prisoner in a land where brutality is ingrained, she is deeply suspicious of the recent run of bad luck that has befallen the King’s family. And where is he? If the King was so desperate to meet, why will no one take her to the Palace?
Second Act (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #9)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The corpse in the shallow grave couldn’t find rest. "You’ll never get away with my murder," she cried. "They’ll find you in the end. One way or another, And then you’ll have to pay." Joining a troupe of traveling actors (aren’t all killers actors at heart?), there’s no better place to hide out. Until the group is invited to spend Saturnalia with Claudia Seferius…
Dark Horse (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #8)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Claudia is caught doping racehorses, an island in the Adriatic seems the perfect refuge. Shaded by figs and pomegranates, Leo’s villa is surrounded by plunging cliffs, sandy coves and hillsides scented by carpets of wild herbs. Then a pirate ship anchors in the bay, and immediately a fire breaks out, an apprentice is murdered, and sinister messages are delivered on the point of a spear...
Dream Boat (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #7)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claudia Seferius is broke. Skint. Borassic. Cleaned out. Bust, and on her uppers. So when her teenage stepdaughter Flavia is abducted, Claudia can't just throw money at the problem. The cash simply isn't there—since her husband died, his fellow businessmen have banded together to freeze her out of trade. And the delectable Orbilio can't help—he's been placed under strict house arrest...
Black Salamander (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #6)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What better opportunity for a beautiful young widow than to join a prestigious trade delegation bound for Gaul? And let's not forget the promise of riches for delivering a certain pouch, sealed with the sign of the black salamander. Except things are never that simple when Claudia Seferius is involved.
Jail Bait (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #5)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A deadly contagion may have sent many of Rome’s wealthier citizens fleeing to the country, but for Claudia Seferius a plague is the least of her worries. For she has “temporarily borrowed” 3,000 sesterces from local millionaire Sabbio Tullus. OK, so she’d had to break into his depository to get at it, but did he really need to set the army after her?