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Wolf Whistle (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #4)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Five slave women have been murdered on Market Day, so it isn’t a safe time for Claudia to be chased by dogs into the darkest streets of Rome. In the back alleys of the capital city, Claudia finds an abandoned boy, Jovi, and takes him home with her. A killer is stalking the streets, his victims linked by a tattoo that marks them as the "children of Arbil." But Arbil is no loving father...
Palace of Justice
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Paris is hungry, restless, and fearful in the autumn of 1793. Amid distrust and anxiety, police agent Aristide Ravel must stop a ruthless killer who is terrorizing the city. Ravel soon learns, however, that hunting a murderer who leaves headless corpses on the streets, paralleling the victims of the guillotine, is a task that will lead him to dark secrets and echoes from an even darker past.
Minor Corruption
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto 1839, an abortion goes tragically wrong, killing a 15-year-old maid in the household of the distinguished Baldwin family, enveloping them in a scandal that has political implications for the union of two British colonies, Ontario and Quebec. Accused of raping a minor and causing her death is a beloved Baldwin uncle. Marc Edwards has the challenge of his career in finding the truth.
Stone Cold (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #11)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Watcher waited until she bent down to gather a handful of bilberries. The woodland floor was soft and springy. The Watcher’s feet made no sound. Claudia was just ten when her father marched off to war and never came home. Now it’s time to uncover the truth about his disappearance.
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)
Saturn's Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in the dangerous world of Rome after Julius Caesar's death, the young Aulus Torquatus faces ruin after the theft of money he was storing for his friend Octavian. His family is torn apart by civil war, his household terrified and suspicious after a brutal murder. Only his sister and his secretary can help him save his life. But someone close to him has turned against him. Who can it be?
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.
Defending the Dead
Series: Relatively Dead Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Book 3 in the Relatively Dead Mystery series, from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly!
The Hat (The Kate Brady Series Book 1)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Prohibition, a Jewish bootlegger and his naive young bride, a handsome bookkeeper and a ruthless hit man all come to life in this award-winning tale of romance and suspense.
Las Lugosi's Dracula: The Cradle of Evil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,680. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Dracula Never Dies.
Man Eater (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #3)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,670. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On the eve of the Roman festivities, the last thing you’d expect Claudia Seferius to be doing is heading out of the city. Unfortunately, even hedonistic young widows have to put business before pleasure when their vineyards are threatened with arson. Taking a shortcut through the Umbrian countryside, she is forced off the road, and Claudia finds herself being framed for murder…
Virgin Territory (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #2)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It just wasn’t fair. When you marry a man for his money, you expect him to leave you a shining pile of gold pieces. Not a crummy old wine business. How was the new young widow Claudia going to pay off her gambling debts now? So when Eugenius Collatinus asks Claudia to chaperone his granddaughter to Sicily she jumps at the chance to escape Rome. And then a woman’s brutalized body is discovered...
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: 81,290. 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?
One Little, Two Little, Three Little Indians
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the banks of the mighty Ottawa River, a young woman is brutally dismembered and tossed into the fast-flowing water. The only clue that the police have is the woman's Aboriginal background. Inspector Joe Donnelly is in a race against time to catch a killer who kills with more and more daring. As he puts the violent clues together, he comes to grips with the darkest chapter in Canadian history.
Of War and Women
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 84,350. 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?