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Goering's Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's the end of World War Two, a Luftwaffe hero flies a mission for Herman Goering to deliver gold bars to fund an escape route for war criminals from Germany called the "rat line". Roy Neely, retired FBI psychologist, is faced with a new challenge;how fifty-two years later to expose the "rat line" financing.Neely enlists CIA and Mossad friends to help in a treasure hunt for Goering"s Gold.
Moonlit Days and Nights
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Crime Writers of Canada winner for best first novel. Welcome to Toronto in the naughty eighteen nineties with its glorious opera houses, sumptuous brothels, underworld gangs, and drugs galore. Follow the adventure of Reginald Ravencroft - the rustic dreamer from Balls Falls as he heads off to Toronto on a mission of revenge involving burglaries, kidnapping, murder and a good deal of shopping.
Toxic Train
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Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,370. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ella takes the train home from her honeymoon. One of the passengers is killed, one is a murderer and one wants to lock Ella up for her own good. With Joe distracting her more than the killer, will Ella slip and let killer strike again? Will her confidence go off the rails or will she be able to protect the passengers and her husband? This is the third story in the Ella Westin Mysteries.
A Dangerous Road: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set against the backdrop of the strike and protests that will end with Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, A Dangerous Road combines the politics of race, betrayal, unexpected love, and the terrible cost of trust into a story so memorable the Mystery Writers of America chose it as one of the top five novels of the year.
The Secrets of the Sibyl: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"The Secrets of the Sibyl" is a short Gothic tale set in the Roman world of 382 A.D. When her father buys a decaying villa on the wild, rocky coast of Cumae, city of the ancient Sibyline oracle, fourteen-year-old Cellina finds mysteries at every turn. Following the trail of a mysterious silver box, she uncovers the secret of a decades-old crime committed within the villa's crumbling walls.
Valuables
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For his entire life, Willard Harrison envied Mrs. Rose Grenlauer, but never more than now. Willard lost his arm, his wife, and everything he owned to the Yankees. Now the Yankees hold Memphis, and he can’t do anything. Except think of Mrs. Rose Grenlauer, who escaped with her valuables into the wilds of Tennessee. Willard wants her valuables. Willard wants her life. And he means to get both.
The Count of Samerand and the Ghost of Belgravia
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The Count of Samerand is the final authority on crime, so much so that inspector James Wright of Scotland Yard has felt it necessary to bring eccentric count in on many a case. It is through these dealings and their unique meeting that the good inspector has to rely and even admire the count. In his later years he picks up his pen to defend this unique man, when the count is no longer able to.
Eternal Murder
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Istanbul, 1947. The Cold War has begun, and Kiva Deeping, son of an English Fascist, just wants to hide from it. Yet, a political killing brings MI6 and the CIA calling, and a series of bizarre murders involves him with the Istanbul CID. Tangled political intrigues complicate the investigation of the murders, and drags Kiva right back into the world he wanted more than anything else to escape.
The Crash: A Sharp Terry Case File
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
Terry O'Byrne has a reputation for seeing what other people miss. But when the boss of the New Orleans bootleggers calls him in, even his sixth sense is at a loss. How does a river boat get hit by a car, miles from the nearest road?
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Does It Hurt To Die
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You set the price! Words: 105,830. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A terrorist attack on a church in Cape Town kills twenty people. Iannie de Villier’s, a well-known liver transplant surgeon avoids death, but is seriously wounded. Two weeks later while recovering at home Jannie de Villier’s is mysteriously murdered.Sixteen years later his son returns from Australia to discover that his father was involved in helping involved in the murky world of apartheid
Headline Ghouls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Author Teel James Glenn recreates the "pulp" style of the 1930s with his hardboiled reporter hero Moxie Donnovan and Donnovan's actress wife Maxi. Together the two confront Nazi sympathizers, mad scientists, and Hollywood stars gone bad in the 1930s depression America.
Crime Against the Goddess
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Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Great Library of Alexandria, 246 BC. To save the greatest city in the world, the royal astronomer must solve a very unusual crime. An illustrated short historical mystery, based on historical figures and actual events.
Blood Feud (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this short story the ancient Tale of The Bloodthirsty Brothers is examined by a modern commentator who uncovers in the mystery of Lord Aelfric's murder not only a prototype of the detective fiction but also an unusual rendering of Christian Eschatology.
Murder By Plane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Actor and aviator Reginald St. John believes he killed his fiancee in a plane crash, until he discovers evidence that the accident was murder. Reginald St. John is a WW1 flying ace who has gone from Hollywood stunt pilot to leading man. Sabotage, murder, romance and high flying mystery during the golden age of Hollywood.
Repression
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
London 1898. A woman walks the streets of Shoreditch carrying a secret that could get her killed. But how can she protect herself when she doesn't know what it is?
Death on D Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
D Street—the closest thing Hope’s Pass has to a red light district. The sheriff’s drunk the night Jeanne gets murdered, so Will, the mayor, leaves his sleeping wife and children to investigate the crime at the request of the local doctor. Only the crime has deep roots, roots that will touch Will’s entire family, and make him question everything he’s ever known.
Two Tocks before Midnight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(2.00 from 1 review)
The Strange Affair of October 24th, 1859 When a flurry of forgeries appear in museums and among collectors, the members of the Agora, a society dedicated to the betterent of man, take it upon themselves to stop the rogues.
Low Angles
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Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Against his better judgment, Hollywood foot soldier Stoney Winston arrives at a flea-bitten desert Hamlet to help Diane LaMotta direct her first feature, a no-budget indie action potboiler titled Cycles from Hell. He finds the production being killed by sabotage that turns into stabbing, near-drowning, and violent death.
Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"Award-Winning Finalist in the E-Book: Mystery/Thriller/Adventure category of the 2012 International Book Awards" It is 1982, and a young woman in Edwardian clothing is foundfloating unconscious in the Atlantic with a ticket for the RMS Titanic. Is it a bizarre case of time-travel that links her to anunsolved murder from 1909, or an elaborate hoax?