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1894: Some cases of Mr. Sherlock Holmes
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Hugh Ashton has come into possession of one of the notebooks where Watson wrote up these cases, and has presented five of them that Watson mentioned in The Golden Pince-Nez: The Red Leech, The Addleton Tragedy, The Ancient British Barrow, The Smith-Mortimer Succession, and The Boulevard Assassin.
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,
Water Horse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Arson or accident? The Town Called Horse is reeling when its connection to the outside world is cut off. Arthur ‘Sully’ Sullivan’s passenger and freight ship has burned in the night. There are no witnesses, no clues, and any evidence that might have existed has been swallowed by the lake.
Sydney's Skeletons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kishore and Dipalee arrive in Jamaica in 1880 with new plans and new names–Harry Ingram and Opal Thompson. Kishore, Dipalee’s cousin, has saved her from an arranged marriage and, at the same time, has helped them both escape the lives of ‘Untouchables’.
Death of a Doxy
Series: The Kirsty Campbell Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Set in Dundee, Scotland, 1919: When Lily, the most popular girl in Big Aggie's house of pleasure is killed it sparks off a mystery with wide-reaching effects. Dundee's first policewoman, Kirsty Campbell investigates. To find the killer Kirsty must unravel Lily's secrets, but the secrets lead her into danger when the killer feels threatened and will do anything to prevent exposure.
Death In Umber
Series: Aung and Yamin Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Amid the ancient temples of Burma’s arid central plain Aung, singer of the royal puppet troupe, stumbles upon a murdered novice monk. With the help of the Yamin, the smallest and most mischievous of the troupe's magical marionettes, the two unlikely detectives must unmask a killer before a second missing novice dies.
The Favored Son
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
November 1147. Called again to England, this time because Prince Henry fears his uncle was murdered, Gareth and Gwen must stop the killer before he claims another victim—and maybe a country. The Favored Son is the tenth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
The Outside of a Horse
Series: A Town Called Horse Short Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
June 1889. When Pastor Thoreson’s sister-in-law arrives in the town called Horse she immediately becomes the victim of a crime. With Constable Jack Merrick deep in the early stages of grief over losing his wife, his good friend Walt is pressed into service to try to solve the mystery.
Parallel Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rhea is an archaeologist searching for the final resting place of the legendary King Arthur
Murder On the Goderich Local
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The clash of diesel and steam mixed with lust, hate, greed and fear result in murder. The investigation by an ex- RCMP railway cop with his own agenda leads to a bitter-sweet outcome.
Runaway Groom
Series: Saved By Desire Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Ben is best man at a wedding, the last thing he expects is for the groom to abandon his bride at the altar. Worse, having to rescue the groom's sister when she is kidnapped in broad daylight. Events quickly turn dangerous, and it quickly becomes evident the kidnapper is not going to accept defeat willingly. With no idea why Beth is the target, Ben has to protect her - whatever the cost.
Fair Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The 1953 Southeaster Fair is about to begin in Atlanta, Georgia, and Johnny Morocco, the Dixie Detective, has been hired to guard a prize stud bull being shown at the animal exhibits. What he isn’t told is the reason. Recently some of the best stud bulls, horses, and pigs in the south have been castrated. Johnny shoots and kills a man who attacks him, and now the man's family is out for blood...
A Bonfire Surprise in Stickleback Hollow
Series: The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s March and the Grand Tournament is upon Stickleback Hollow. Cricket is returning to the village and the best that Lancashire, Yorkshire and Staffordshire have to offer are all coming to vie for the title of champion. But something is not right in Stickleback Hollow, items are still missing and there is a familiar face lurking in the shadow that could spell trouble for Sarah, Arwyn and Alex.
Pink Revenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
In 1881, exiled Pinkerton operative, Hannah Webster entangles her former protégée Amanda Brown in a private war for revenge, complicated by a dangerous masquerade in Mexico where no one’s survival is certain.
A Pink Lady
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
In 1881, Amanda Brown tries to escape her unhappy past by joining the Pinkerton Detective Agency and becomes ensnared in a treacherous game of espionage involving the assassination of President Garfield.
Murder on the Western Front
Price: Free! Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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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.
1971: The Tornado Party
Series: Riversitting, Part Four. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In 1971, Marcus, on the run, agrees to do one last job in Philadelphia for his boss before returning to college in Kansas. He re-encounters a girl from his trip across the country in 1967. Now seventeen, she has been waiting for him for four years. They fall in love, and search for some way to stay together. Her enraged father tries to destroy him, exposing his location to his kidnappers.
1970: Gone Dancing in the Snow
Series: Riversitting, Part Three. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1921, the six thousand angry women of the Amazon Army march through the Kansas coal fields. In 1970, in Washington, DC, Marcus meets Lissa. After a six-month courtship on the phone, they fall hopelessly in love and plan to marry. At her parents’ house to announce their engagement on Valentine's Day, she has a breakdown and puts him in mortal danger, and he must go on the run again.
Two Miles High and Six Feet Under: A Tale of Leadville, Colorado, Elevation 10,152 Feet
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"Two Miles High and Six Feet Under" is set in Leadville, Colorado in 1896. Andrew Coyle, a young Denver lawyer, is offered a job to audit the financial records of the Leadville winter carnival which features the Ice Palace as its star attraction. Upon arriving, he sees a corpse frozen in the Palace. As accidents and bodies pile up, Coyle is convinced that murder is involved.
Love in Disguise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,750. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
It’s a game of hidden identities, high stakes poker and murder. The biggest gamble? That love will be the winning hand. Maxwell Grant, federal investigator and master of disguise, feels it’s his duty to look after the fairer sex. His resolve is severely tested when he runs into independent Abigail O’Brien while searching for a scar-faced thief and killer