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The Family Tree
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For most of us, our family tree is a definite lineage, tracing back into history many generations. And so too was Michael Kingsbury’s. Or at least he thought. That was until he received a letter his grandmother had written nearly fifty years earlier. That letter, and a bit of insight from a local historian, sets Michael on a quest to discover just why his true grandfather was murdered.
Gravely Mistaken - Tales of Medicine, Mishaps and Body Snatching in Augusta, Georgia
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Grave robbing to procure cadavers for anatomy classes at the Medical College of Georgia will be Grandison Harris' primary duty when he's purchased at the Charleston slave market in 1852. Two curious medical students play a prank on the grave digger that goes terribly wrong. While a case of mistaken identity unfolds, scenes of medical practice and education in the Antebellum South are portrayed.
Locked Rock, Iowa's Hatchet Murders-book 6-Amazing Gracie Mystery Series
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Gracie Evans becomes a women's activist in Locked Rock, Iowa. She talks to women's bible group into joining Carry A. Nation's fight for prohibition. The women march with their hatchets to Main Street to bust up the saloon. Gracie and two others are jailed and given community service. That isn't enough for one spiteful person that hacks to death Ida Frank's family.
Locked Rock, Iowa's Hatchet Murders-book 6-Amazing Gracie Mystery Series
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Series: Amazing Gracie Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Gracie Evans becomes a women's activist in Locked Rock, Iowa. She talks to women's bible group into joining Carry A. Nation's fight for prohibition. The women march with their hatchets to Main Street to bust up the saloon. Gracie and two others are jailed and given community service. That isn't enough for one spiteful person that hacks to death Ida Frank's family.
Moser Mansion's Ghosts-book 5-Amazing Gracie Mystery Series
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Series: Amazing Gracie Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Moser Mansion has become a spooky place. Libby Hook sees ghosts wandering around with her in the night. With everyone on edge, Gracie Evans blames the hauntings on the contractor that is trying to buy the mansion so he can turn it into a hotel. The residents would have to find new homes. The only one who knows what is going on is the talking parrot, Turkeyneck. He's mad at Gracie so he won't talk.
The Chance Of A Sparrow-book 4-Amazing Gracie Mystery Series
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Series: Amazing Gracie Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Gracie Evans is tired of living in the Mansion Rest Home. She's homesick for her farm Three Oaks and wants to turn back time. She has developed the worse case of spring fever that you have ever saw. She wishes to go home and gets her wish. The renter asks her to farm set. Between a murder, roaming Indians and someone taking a shot at her Gracie decides she should be careful what she wishes for.
The County Seat Killer -book 3-Amazing Gracie Mystery Series
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Series: Amazing Gracie Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Moser Mansion women have been summoned to appear at the county seat to testify against former neighbor, Mavis Jordan, at her murder trial. The county seat turns into a deadly place for Gracie Evans when a mysterious man stalks her with the intention of killing her before she can testify. She wishes she'd hadn't had to come to the trial.
Specious Nephew-book 2- Amazing Gracie Mysteries
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Series: Amazing Gracie Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gracie Evans isn't happy with all the excitement at the Moser Mansion for Women Rest Home in Locked Rock, Iowa. Molly Moser, owner of the mansion, is marrying the butter and egg man in the back yard. The residents can bring a relative to escort them to the wedding. Melinda Applegate puts a notice in a newspaper column to find some kin. A stranger shows up claiming to be her long lost nephew.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
Five Dastardly Deaths
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A collection of Sarah D'Almeida's Mysteries including Juggler and The Counterfeit Gypsy (two short stories featuring Kit Marlowe while he was still a student at Cambridge) Young Fortinbras (A story derived from Shakespeare -- next time you watch Hamlet ask yourself Qui Bono) Sea of Darkness (a mystery of Henry The Navigator) and Liberty (a mystery set at the very beginning of the French Revolution
Bluegums (Lucien Caye Private Eye Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Sounds like an easy gig for New Orleans private eye Lucien Caye. Escort a pretty lady to the bayous to confirm her father had died accidentally. Gator got him.
Steampunk Holmes: Legacy of the Nautilus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Noble Beast, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.72 from 18 reviews)
In an alternative Steampunk universe (c.1885), the plans for Captain Nemo's mysterious Nautilus submarine have been stolen from the British Secret Service. There is only one man who can solve the case, Sherlock Holmes. With his bionic side-kick Doctor Watson, and his brilliant and lethal sister, Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock unravels a mystery that will shake the foundation of the British Empire.
The Uninvited Guest (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is the winter of 1143 and a cold-blooded killer lurks among King Owain's wedding guests. Putting their own marriage plans on hold, Gareth and Gwen race to separate truth from lies, friends from foes, and unravel the mystery before King Owain—and his new bride—fall victim to their uninvited guest. The Uninvited Guest is the second Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Pecos Valley Revival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s October 1923, and three things are going on in the generally dull town of Rosedale, New Mexico: the fall cattle drive, the fall rodeo, and a tent revival. Annabelle Blue is excited about the first two events. She's not so happy about the third. A fun, fast-paced mystery set in a tiny southwestern town at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Plunder Ridge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Treasure hunting is a man’s world, unless you consider celebrity appraiser Orianna Killborn. Horge Jaborvich is relic hunter with the resources and methods to eliminate those who get in his way. Both decide to go after the legendary Lost Ship of the Desert. Orianna finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with Horge. The one who finds it first, wins, but the consequences come at a high price.
Liberty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sophie, the daughter of a Marquis, is smart enough to know the tide is turning at the very beginning of the French revolution. When her father leaves her behind and flees to England, she chooses to abandon the palace and mingle with the people. Little does she know that death and mystery wait her in the humble neighborhoods of Paris.
Fruit of the Tomb
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Grave robbers and mummies abound in Midnight Louie's Past Life adventure. The feline Vegas PI returns to a former incarnation in ancient Egypt to expose a clever pyramid scheme to rob the pharaoh's tomb. This is an Egypt where a canny and courageous outcast black cat can escape the necropolis and rise to the honorable position of Pharaoh's Footstool, becoming the first Private Eye of Horus.
Le scarabée du coeur
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: French. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
Le scarabée du cœur est le premier volume de la série Hori, scribe et détective. Décidément, la vie d'apprenti scribe n'est pas drôle tous les jours. A la première occasion Hori et son nouvel ami Ahmosé s'échappent pour aller visiter les magnifiques temples de Thèbes où ils rencontrent la jeune Tamit. Son secret va les précipiter dans une enquête pleine de dangers. Conseillé à partir de 10 ans.
The Naked Lady of Whispering Gulch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Whispering Gulch wasn’t much of a town. Didn’t even have a boot hill like Tombstone. On a dusty day, near the end of the 19th Century, a Pinkerton man arrives in Whispering Gulch on a wandering daughter case.
Morderstwo pod Jesziwą Mędrców Lublina
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,660. Language: Polish. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Lublin 1930 roku. Do miasta przybywa oficer kontrwywiadu wojskowego, aby wyjaśnić aferę szpiegowską w zakładach lotniczych. Pomocy udziela mu rabin Majer Szapira, poproszony o to przez prof. Jana Czochralskiego. W tle otwarcie Jesziwy Mędrców Lublina i opis stosunków polsko - żydowskich do 1930 r. No i niepowtarzalna atmosfera mojego rodzinnego Lublina... Miłej lektury! Arkadiusz Moszczyński.