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Wheezer and the Golden Serpent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1843 in Indian Territory, an historic, never-before-done peace council is held at the capital of the Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah. Chief John Ross invites all Indian tribes within running distance, even their long-time enemies, as well as the plains Indians. Intrigue mounts while the young Cherokee, Sasa, is presented in Boston for her first Social “Season”. Who is following her and Wheezer?
Il giudice e le streghe (Un’indagine del ‘500) - romanzo
Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: Italian. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Nell’anno 1530 Paolo Grillandi, giudice pontificio presidente del tribunale secolare di Roma, intraprende un’indagine sopra un torbido omicidio e un infame rapimento riuscendo, via, via, a illuminare oscure azioni di personaggi eccellenti dediti al satanismo, all’assassinio e alla sessualità più bestiale.
And the Wind Whispered
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,250. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Dan Jorgensen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is set in 1894 in the Hot Springs, Wind Cave, Buffalo Gap area of the Black Hills and unites Nellie Bly, the greatest investigative reporter of her time, with some of the Old West’s leading figures in a confrontation with the McCarty outlaw gang, and in dealing with a mysterious death in wind cave.
A Case Most Peculiar
Series: The Robert Carson Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A single step into the unknown will have ramifications that will echo down through the centuries. A legacy known to those who come after him only as “The Robert Carson Files”. Join him on his first chronicled adventure as he attempts to unravel the facts surrounding the death of a man who seemed to come from nowhere and died in a place where nearly everyone had a motive to for his murder.
The Ornamental Hermit
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: British English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The year is 1890. D.S. Billings has risen swiftly through the ranks to become one of Scotland Yard's youngest detectives, but in his private life he struggles with loneliness, morphine addiction and homosexuality. As he investigates the cold blooded murder of an aristocrat, he slowly finds himself becoming embroiled in a web of corruption and deceit which goes right to the heart of Scotland Yard.
Пропавшая экспедиция (The Lost Expedition)
Series: WOWилонская Башня (WOWilon Tower). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,980. Language: Russian. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Начало 20-го века. Британский полковник Перси Офсет делает открытие века — находит исполинскую Белую Башню в самом сердце Амазонских болот. На ее вершине — Врата в Загробный Мир. Естественно, ему никто не верит. Кроме Феликса Дзержинского, председателя ОГПУ. В СССР скончался Ленин. Наследника нет. Грядет битва кланов за власть. Чтобы ее упредить, шеф ВЧК снаряжает экспедицию спецназначения
The Minoan Legacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The final chapter in The 8th Mayan Prophecy series, sees Nick and Terry watch as events unfold to determine which of the twins is the One Spoken of in the Mayan Prophecy. They are aided by clues left for them by their deceased mother and from one another they least expected.
Finding Patience
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 4. When Patience Walker is kidnapped on a cold winter’s night, her life is changed forever. Having met her on that very day, college professor Brandt MacCauley takes on the challenge of finding her. Spanning fifteen years, his quest will not only change both of their lives, it will ultimately alter both the Earldom of Winston and the course of history.
Sour Grapes (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #12)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a wealthy horse trainer starts courting her mother-in-law, Claudia knows love has bugger-all to do with it. Especially with the number of hangers-on who’ve moved in. But exactly what is his game? Can it be connected to a string of local misfortunes? At first, Claudia is simply curious. Then a young man is found dead…
War Secrets: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
Key of Destiny
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Zacharias, a ten year old from Texas, moves to a mansion that his (Bis-Abuelo) Great-Grandfather built at the turn of the century in Denver; it has stood empty for two generations. Allying himself with his new friends they go on an exploration & through time travel, encounter ghosts of Aztec warriors in the Mexican Revolution
Widow's Pique (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #10)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the King of Histria invites Claudia to visit, she assumes the contract he wants her to sign is for wine. How wrong can she be? Virtually a prisoner in a land where brutality is ingrained, she is deeply suspicious of the recent run of bad luck that has befallen the King’s family. And where is he? If the King was so desperate to meet, why will no one take her to the Palace?
Second Act (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #9)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The corpse in the shallow grave couldn’t find rest. "You’ll never get away with my murder," she cried. "They’ll find you in the end. One way or another, And then you’ll have to pay." Joining a troupe of traveling actors (aren’t all killers actors at heart?), there’s no better place to hide out. Until the group is invited to spend Saturnalia with Claudia Seferius…
Dark Horse (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #8)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Claudia is caught doping racehorses, an island in the Adriatic seems the perfect refuge. Shaded by figs and pomegranates, Leo’s villa is surrounded by plunging cliffs, sandy coves and hillsides scented by carpets of wild herbs. Then a pirate ship anchors in the bay, and immediately a fire breaks out, an apprentice is murdered, and sinister messages are delivered on the point of a spear...
Dream Boat (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #7)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claudia Seferius is broke. Skint. Borassic. Cleaned out. Bust, and on her uppers. So when her teenage stepdaughter Flavia is abducted, Claudia can't just throw money at the problem. The cash simply isn't there—since her husband died, his fellow businessmen have banded together to freeze her out of trade. And the delectable Orbilio can't help—he's been placed under strict house arrest...
Black Salamander (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #6)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What better opportunity for a beautiful young widow than to join a prestigious trade delegation bound for Gaul? And let's not forget the promise of riches for delivering a certain pouch, sealed with the sign of the black salamander. Except things are never that simple when Claudia Seferius is involved.
Jail Bait (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #5)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A deadly contagion may have sent many of Rome’s wealthier citizens fleeing to the country, but for Claudia Seferius a plague is the least of her worries. For she has “temporarily borrowed” 3,000 sesterces from local millionaire Sabbio Tullus. OK, so she’d had to break into his depository to get at it, but did he really need to set the army after her?
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, Book 2. 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: $2.99 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.