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Smart Way to Die by Ben Westerham
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,920. Language: British English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
David Good only went out to get his hair cut and to pick up a few from the local shops but, somehow or other, he’s finished up with a new case on his hands. A man he’d spoken to only once earlier that morning has turned up dead on a street pavement, seemingly the victim of a hit-and-run incident. But it doesn’t take Good long to find out there's a lot more to things than first appeared.
The Thirteenth Gate by Kat Ross
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,700. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Occult agent Lady Vivienne Cumberland tracks a demonic killer from the alleys of Whitechapel to the grit and glamor of Gilded Age New York. When an Egyptian amulet is stolen from the Museum of Natural History, Lady Vivienne realizes she faces an ancient evil. The key to stopping it is something called the Thirteenth Gate. But where is it? And more importantly, who will find it first?
Underneath the Killing Tree by Marijka Bright
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Underneath the Killing Tree is a bone-chilling read which spirals between 1920 and the present day. Detective Inspector Andy Bliss and his team must unravel a mystery which has its roots embedded firmly in the past, while Mary Loxley tries frantically to piece together why her sister, Emlyn Quinn, was murdered and uncover the conspiracy whose web Emlyn had become inextricably entangled in.
Lumbini Uncovered by Ramakanta Mishra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, was lost centuries ago. Rummindei of Nepal is believed to be Lumbini based on an Aśokan inscription found there. Subsequently, a version of the same inscription was found in Odisha, which would indicate this place to be Lumbini too. How can there be two birthplaces of Buddha? Can any of these two places be Lumbini? What is the real meaning of the inscription?
Wrath of the Dixie Mafia by Paul Sinor
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 79,650. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Johnny Morocco hit Atlanta, Georgia in 1953. The former army military policeman used his military training to become a licensed PI. But Johnny’s luck ran out the morning he found a dead man lying on a pool table. With the police and the mafia looking for both the killer and the money the dead man was supposed to be carrying, Johnny must use all his training and instincts to protect himself...
Publish and Perish by Anna Castle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Francis Bacon must stop the murder of London’s popular pamphleteers, but he and his intelligencers are being deceived — by their own desires.
The Puritan's Son by Andy Millen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
London 1713. A half mad preacher is stalking Cripplegate, violently accosting drinkers and whores alike. When the body of a young prostitute is found, suspicion naturally falls on him, but who is he? And why does Jonathan Wild, newly appointed thief taker, suspect there is more to it than meets the eye. As the murder count rises, Wild finds himself torn between the easy answer and the right one.
Whitewash in the Berkshires by Jacqueline T. Lynch
Series: Double V Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,950. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Elmer and Juliet's fourth adventure in this cozy mystery series takes place in Hartford, Connecticut, and the Berkshires of western Massachusetts in the bleak midwinter of 1951. An incident from Juliet's past puts her on a blacklist. A priceless work of art brings her to a secret bunker. A kidnapping and a threat to her life result in a desperate chase.
Benjamin Franklin and The Quaker Murders by John McElroy
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 89,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Everyone in Philadelphia thinks Jacob Maul, the Quaker stonecutter, is a murderer. How could there be any doubt? In September of 1785, two women were found dead on his property—one of them in his bed—with bruise marks on their throats. The only person who comes to a different conclusion is the city’s most famous citizen, Benjamin Franklin.
لعنة الرسالة الخالدة by Mahmoud Elashkar
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: Arabic. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
لم يكن مجرد حلم عابر راوده في خياله بل كان بمثابة الوحى الذى ألهمه إلى الحقيقة الغائبة وأنبهه إلى الرسالة الخالدة فلم يتوانى أن يلبي نداء المجهول الذى ناداه ومضى يعبر المحيطات والقارات ناشداً مبتغاه غير مبالى بالعقبات التى تواجهه أو اللعنة التى تطارده
Taunting Her Killer - Book 3 in The Zane Brothers Detective Series by Patricia Catacalos
Series: Zane Brothers Detective. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,010. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
London, 1888…A clairvoyant envisions two men as potentially being Jack the Ripper. She hires The Zane Brothers Detective Agency to determine which man is threatening her. While investigating her case, the brothers are also searching for a missing woman. Oddly, the two cases intersect, making both cases mysteriously perplexing. And, Evan Zane finds the clairvoyant's niece equally mystifying.
The Bet by Rebecca King
Series: To Honour A Wager. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Five friends, Rufus, Elijah, Sam, Robard, and Myles place a bet to avoid marriage they all know they can win. But, when an accident draws Estelle into his life, Myles knows he has to protect her, and not just from his poor driving! They are thrown into a dark and dangerous world full of lies, subterfuge, and murder, which makes innocent local folklore something far more sinister.
The Worthy Soldier by Sarah Woodbury
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
May 1147. The Prince of Gwynedd has temporarily allied himself with King Cadell and his Norman relations in order to finally evict the hated Flemings from south Wales. But while the battle goes well, the celebratory feast afterwards does not, leaving Gareth and Gwen among the few left standing. And it is to them, as always, that the investigation falls and on whom peace in Wales may well depend.
Gray Gold by Shawn D. Mahaney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It was 1943 in San Diego. Rationing was still new. Smuggling is something much older. Millions of people sought their fortunes in the wartime American west. Nicolas Guyon is among them. When a routine security job goes haywire, Nick must build a team from scratch to take on a powerful industrial giant. Luckily for him, there are scoundrels to spare on all sides of the booming black market world.
Servant of the Skull by Edita A. Petrick
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Each time a talented forensic anthropologist touches a skull she is pulled into the living past of the skull’s owner. And if the person died a violent death, she re-lives everything they went through in their last living moments.
Menorah by Bruno Wioska
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: Polish. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mocne wejście – wszystko zaczyna się bowiem od trzęsienia ziemi i pewnego dziennikarza imieniem Gero, który ląduje... w starym żydowskim grobie. Rozsypujący się pergamin znaleziony w kościstych szczątkach nieboszczyka rozpoczyna pełną przygód wyprawę w poszukiwaniu prawdy, która zawiedzie kilku głównych bohaterów do Wenecji, Watykanu, zamków nad Loarą, a także do Krakowa. Pomysł powieści jest bard
The Last Witnesses by Anne Louise Bannon
Series: Freddie and Kathy Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The exciting sequel to Bring Into Bondage. When Honoria Wentworth finds a body in her apartment Freddie Little and Kathy Briscow find themselves caught up in a deadly chase and conspiracy that, no matter how unbelievable, could get them all killed.
The Irrationalist: The Tragic Murder of René Descartes by Andrew Pessin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An historical murder mystery based on real events. Who would want to murder the world’s most famous philosopher? Turns out: nearly everyone.
Death Never Lets Go ~ An Ian McBriar Murder Mystery by Mauro Azzano
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,780. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Terror grips the city…In a series of brutal murders, three young women have been killed on the subway, and panic spreads through the transit system. To make matters worse, one of the investigating detectives is considered a suspect. Detective Inspector Ian McBriar and his team need to track down the real killer before more lives are lost.
The Old Cape Hollywood Secret by Barbara Eppich Struna
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1947, Maggie Foster and her cousin, Gertie, leave Cape Cod for Hollywoodland in search of glamour and fame. One girl returns home and the other disappears. Present-day Nancy Caldwell travels to Hollywood, where she discovers the paths of Maggie and Gertie, but her curiosity gets her into trouble again. Along the way, a missing ring, a pearl-studded pouch, and a murderous secret are uncovered.
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