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The Old Cape Hollywood Secret
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.
The Girls' Weekend Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An oceanfront estate in the beautiful New England town of Twin Oaks is the ideal setting for a close-knit group of women to celebrate their annual girls’ weekend in 1953. But when murder interrupts the fun, Isabelle Walsh must rely on her keen intuition and quick wits to lead the investigation away from her innocent friend and toward the truth before the killer finds her first…
Reckless Desire
Series: Saved By Desire Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Posing as Joe's intended wife is as ridiculous as accepting a Russian Count's hand in marriage. But if it proves to Joe that she isn't involved in any crime then Marguerite knows she must, especially when someone tries to kill her and Joe is the only person who can help her. Will Marguerite succeed in capturing her man, or will the Count's jealousy threaten any chance of a future together?
Memory's Hostage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A privileged pair of brothers are shocked to find themselves in a scandal with an anonymous young woman at its center. In Victorian England, everything is about appearances, and so the brothers, the woman, and the policeman assigned to the case must dig into her past behind a veil of secrecy. Little do they know, something much darker lurks behind her memory loss...
The Apothecary's Poison
Series: Glass and Steele. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,690. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the 3rd Glass and Steele novel, Matt and India investigate the murder of an apothecary magician.
Killer in the Cloister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1965, and tough to be conservative, even for a nun. Sister Francesca is sent from her small convent in upstate New York to a large university in the Bronx to study theology. She's ready for challenging studies; what she faces instead is a struggle with the changing Church, unexpected feelings for her colleagues, and involvement in the mysterious death of her new Superior.
Malheur: A Balkan War Mystery
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A number of young survivors of the Yugoslav wars of secession are determined to help bring war criminals to justice. Untrained and unauthorized, they work independently, each devising their own way of collecting incriminating evidence. Risking their lives, they spy, record testimonies of torture victims, and track fugitives as far as Eastern Oregon.
Letters From The Grave
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Richard White. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Letters from the Grave is a compilation of letters from outlaws of the Old west, writing a letter back to their killer, enemies, and foes. In these letters we tell a mystery, and pose the question, if these outlaws were alive and could write a letter to anyone, what would they say.
Oklahoma Winter: Black Ice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Oklahoma, the state that ranks second as most dangerous in the U.S. when it comes to weather. Too often, the wind comes sweeping down the plain, with a vengeance. In winter, black ice glides onto the roads, barely seen, and when the wheels of a vehicle run onto it, a driver had best beware. It’s winter in Oklahoma, and Sydney St. John finds murder.
Miravet - El Misterio del Manuscrito
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: Spanish. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Un manuscrito viejo, misterioso, que puede cambiar la vida. Y así sucede, cambia la vida de una joven maestra de Barcelona.
Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 134,280. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
As the Titanic sinks, an English playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes investigate - and discover a dark conspiracy among the most powerful nations on earth. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents - and Agnes finds she has the power to save a world on the brink of war. Or to destroy it.
A Quest in Berlin
Series: Adventurous Quests. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,770. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is the 5th novel in the 'Quest' series of mystery / thrillers set in the world of the 1950s. 'A Quest in Berlin' plunges Andrew and Clemency into peril as they arrive in a city that still bears the scars of war and is now at the centre of the Cold War. It's a place and a situation in which they don't know who to trust.
The Spy Gate Liars - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,030. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Dr. Watson receives an urgent telegram telling him that Sherlock Holmes in lying in a hotel room in eastern France and near death. He immediately rushes to aid his dear friend, only to find that what began as a doctor’s house call has turned into yet another adventure as Sherlock Holmes races to keep an unknown ruthless murderer from dispatching yet another former German army officer.
The Glorious Yacht - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
THE GLORIOUS YACHT. On the night of April 12, 1912, off the coast of Newfoundland, one of the greatest disasters of all time took place – the Unsinkable Titanic struck an iceberg and sank with a horrendous loss of life. The news of the disaster leads Holmes and Watson to reminisce about one of their earliest adventures, sailing though a tempest of crime and deception.
Heart of the Matter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Captain Martin Langley has set himself up during his service in Japan with a young Japanese wife and has enjoyed her sexual favours without the danger of brothel diseases. Now he plans to return home to England and his fiancée, but his meek little 'wife' has other ideas.
The Smokey Dalton Starter Bundle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 303,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Called “an outstanding series” by Booklist and “triumphant” by the Chicago Tribune, Kris Nelscott’s Smokey Dalton mysteries boast numerous awards, including finalists for the Edgar and Shamus awards. This bargain-priced starter bundle includes the first three books in the series: A Dangerous Road, Smoke-Filled Rooms, and Thin Walls.
A Friend of Mr. Nijinsky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the great Nijinsky arrives in New York to a tumultuous welcome in April, 1916, young Morgan Vanheusen braves his father’s wrath by helping the dancer steal away from his family’s estate during a charity event. An unlikely alliance blossoms and Morgan becomes known as 'a friend of Mr. Nijinsky'. Doors open and he grabs the opportunity to get back to racing the motorcars he loves.
Unnatural Fire
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 110,860. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In foggy filthy rat-infested London od 1699, two eccentric female detectives Countess Ashby dela Zouche and her ex-maid, Alpiew, go in search of a missing man and find more than they bargained for.
White with Fish, Red with Murder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,560. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017 by Driven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
San Francisco, 1948. Private eye Frank Swiver attends a wine tasting on General Thursby's private rail car to track down a murderer, but things don't go to plan. Frank is distracted by Cicilia, a former lover, Thursby is murdered, and Vera, his "secretary," is arrested. Frank must find the real killer, before he loses both Cici and Vera.
Maddening Minx
Series: The Brambridge Novels, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,060. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Charged by Lord Granwich to shadow Mr. Khaffar, the recipient of information from the traitor Pedro Moreno, secretive Edward Fiske is not surprised when Mr. Khaffar comes after him with deadly intent; he has, after all, been the man’s accountant for the last year. But Edward certainly does not expect be rescued by the courtesan Celine, nor returned to the place where his heart originally froze...