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Lies and Misdemeanours
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He faces the gallows, and barely escapes with his life. Thrown into a fight for survival, he has to take drastic action to protect the woman who means so much to him; Hetty. It soon becomes evident that the only thing they can place their faith in is the love that lies between them, but will it be enough to keep them alive?
7 Crows, A Secret
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 206,960. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone recognize it?
The Madonna Rosa
Series: The Juno Letters. You set the price! Words: 88,270. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anisette Durande holds the destiny of a free Brittany in her hands - desperate to keep the Madonna Rosa from the Germans as the Nazi onslaught rolls across defenseless France in 1940. She is La Guardienne - the last of a line of women descended from a lone survivor of a terrible slaughter, blessed to protect the Madonna carved from the crucifix of the Christian martyrs of Roman Lyon. EPUB format.
The Homicidal Saint
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A church potluck dinner. A sudden, shocking murder right after the pastor says grace. Joe Sonntag is a horrified witness, and swiftly arrests Manfred Wittstein, who claims his wife Freda killed their children, Matthew, Mark, Gerta, and Reuben. Thus begins an odd quest to learn why the killer shot Freda, and whether his wife had destroyed their children. It soon proves to be a case unlike any other
The Necklace (The Kate Brady Series Book 3)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The necklace is the story of women with dangerous secrets. Kate Brady, now 80 years old is determined that her secret will die with her; Andrea Pryor, 42, the famous television anchor is being blackmailed for hers, and 18-year-old Marianne Woodsman’s takes her on the run through a homeless shelter and a brothel as her story becomes intertwined with Kate’s and Andrea’s in a 3-generational bond.
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
Lessons for Idle Tongues
Series: Cambridge Fellows Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Amateur detectives Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith seem to have nothing more taxing on their plate than locating a missing wooden cat and solving the dilemma of seating thirteen for dinner. But one of the guests brings a conundrum: a young woman has been found dead, and her boyfriend is convinced she was murdered. The trouble is, nobody else agrees.
The Infernal Realm
Price: $0.99 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
Series: Marshall House Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,330. 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
Raven's Lament
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,800. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
What if a native legend came back to life and was saddened by the destruction of his people, their culture and their environment? What if that legend was the Haida creator god Raven and he spirited away the girl you were falling in love with? What if you didn’t believe in native spiritualism and found yourself battling Raven with only a shaman to help you?
The Adventure of the Engineer's Mom - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
A secret project for the British Admiralty is being carried out deep within the laboratories of Cambridge University. First the mother of one of the students working on it is kidnapped. Another student is murdered. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson have to rescue the engineer's mom and apprehend the murderer. Fans of Sherlock Holmes will love this new mystery, inspired by The Engineer's Thumb.
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.
Eloquence and Espionage
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Bluestocking Ariadne Courdebas never thought she’d play the heroine in her own romantic novel until a chance encounter with handsome intelligence agent Jason Sinclair pulled her into the world of espionage. Can Ariadne use her considerable eloquence to convince Sinclair to play her hero, forever? This clean romantic mystery set in the Regency period features kisses only.
Governing Passion
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Someone is killing women in 1841 Toronto. One victim is a singer in a bordello frequented by three prominent men. Another is a man dressed as a woman. The only evidence are a glove and a set of footprints in the snow. Cobb is on the case. Meanwhile, his former comrade Marc Edwards is in Kingston trying to forge an alliance between Upper and Lower Canada for the opening of Parliament.
The Bald-Headed Trust - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Dr. Watson takes Sherlock Holmes on a vacation to Plymouth. Holmes is dying of boredom until he wanders into a fundamentalist Christian bookstore and learns of a vicious double murder that took place nearby. At first is appeared to be linked to a major bank robbery and to a much more devious plot. A devout Christian family teams up with Holmes and Scotland Yard to thwart the plans of Moriarty.
Studying Scarlet - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,950. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
An unauthorized parody in which the world's most famous detective the world's most famous heroine from The South. Starlet O'Halloran has come to London looking for her wayward husband, Brett Cutler. She seeks help from Sherlock Holmes. He refuses the case until he learns that three men have already been murdered who were connected to Starlet and Brett and that the life of the King is at risk.
A Case of Identlty Theft - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Was it Jack the Ripper who left the beheaded corpses of a young couple, whose only passion was the game of rugby, in an alley in the East End? Or was it Moriarty? Together with Dr. Watson and with a little help from Mycroft Holmes, our wonderful sleuth must put an end to a string of murders, recover half a million pounds in stolen securities, and rescue another young couple from certain death.
The Hudson Valley Mystery - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A terrible tragedy has taken place just outside New York City. A young man murdered his father and then went stark raving mad. Sherlock Holmes is called upon by the lad's mother to solve the crime. So Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson make their way to America and must duel with the passions of the families and the villains of Tammany Hall.