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Murder at Wisteria Pines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Omen Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Antiquarian book dealer Raymond Hilary finds himself in a white-knuckled ride with Cornelius Astor-Beaudry, "the Colonel," to Wisteria Pines when its patriarch is found dead in a locked room with bars on its windows. Voodoo, three wills, jewels, Cajun legends, Acadia, the French Revolution, the British regalia, and a $6-million fortune make "Murder at Wisteria Pines" a must-buy, must-read book.
Now You See It
Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A young boy's birthday celebration is joyously enhanced by the thrilling sleight-of-hand of a travelling magician. But, only hours later, the playful boy is missing, his mother is frantic, and Bertram, Gautier and Robert lend their aid. Meanwhile, a darkly cryptic stranger casts a malevolent shadow over the town. Danger and destruction hover over innocent and evil alike – but on whom will it fall?
The Clockwork Killer (Steampunk Detectives: Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Illinois, 1866. When 17 year old Francis Smalling’s elder sister is gruesomely murdered before his eyes, he joins the Pinkerton Detective Agency to find the killer. But Francis is no normal teenager, he has dabbled in the new sciences for years, and uses his skill, intelligence and guile to bring the man to justice. His quest will shape his life, and perhaps change the world.
The Coronation Quest
Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'The Coronation Quest' is the third in the 'Adventurous Quest' series of historical mystery novels. It is set in 1953 in Britain, mostly in London at the time when everyone was preparing for the Coronation.
Two Edwardian Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
4 Lives
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by The Cenotaph Corporation. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
4 Lives reveals secrets of characters in the novel The Great West Detective Agency, giving background details, exciting adventures and diabolical swindles. In addition, a sample chapter from The Great West Detective Agency is included.
Cup of Blood; A Crispin Guest Medieval Noir Prequel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this prequel, disgraced knight turned detective Crispin Guest has his hands full in more than murder: his abduction, two women, a young cutpurse, and a friend turned adversary.
My Lord Deceived
Series: The Star Elite, Book 6. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 84,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has spent the last few years trying to rid the country from smugglers and spies, Jonathan Arbinger returns home, determined to try to further his cause with the delectable Kat. What he finds there is a complex web of mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. Will the lies that stand between him and Kat force them apart forever?
The Incident: Lost in the Woods
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of three brothers and how one brother's tragic mistake affected the other two. One was on the run from the law. The other two wanted to protect him, however, they had to take care of their families first. It was a journey from the swamplands of Louisiana to the "better life" in California.
Black Magic Woman
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Wyatt Thomas, the French Quarter's favorite private investigator, has 48 hours to save his soul. To accomplish it, he must time-travel back to old New Orleans and seek the assistance of voodoo queen Madam Marie Laveau.
The Stolen Star
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1901 and young sleuth Mary MacDougall tackles her second case--the theft of the Star of the North sapphire. As she hunts for the purloined gem, she must juggle affairs of the head and of the heart. In the end, the matter of the stolen Star comes down to the simplest of clues. While the matter of the man she loves couldn’t possibly be more complex.
Codename: Spring-Heeled Jack
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Una creatura terrorizza le notti londinesi, assalendo e deturpando inermi fanciulle. Non si tratta di un mostro ma di un ingegnoso atleta con un forte sdoppiamento della personalità. Un pazzo che oggi, 17 ottobre 1886, è fuggito dalla cella dove era rinchiuso.
Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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** Midwest Book Award Finalist ** Historical fiction about the creators and creation of Nancy Drew and the controversy that still surrounds the plucky, intelligent, resourceful, and famous girl sleuth we affectionately call Nancy .
Passing Storm
Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The threatening sky signals coming danger as a young boy is found dead at the pond’s edge. A terrible accident? What bizarre twist of a human mind is behind events? Will the grieving parents discover the truth they deserve? Bertram, Gautier, and Robert realize that all is not as it seems, including the fury of the passing storm. Passing Storm is Book II of The Sword and the Spirit Adventures.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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In a desperate attempt to secure a roof over her younger sister’s head, nineteen year old Allie Winthrop takes a job that no one else seemed too eager to apply for. The job is a maid position for a well to do family who had made a fortune in both the ranching and railroad industries. Her bosses, Mister and Misses Treadwell, aren’t exactly the friendliest of people.
The King of Britain's Head
Series: A Jake Savage Adventure. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For those who like their medieval mysteries spiced with fantasy. The demon Bifrons has told Master Roger of a plot to take the King of Britain’s head. Roger is worried about the safety of his king: Richard II. Should Roger believe Bifrons, or is the wily demon trying to trick him? It is up to Roger’s assistant, Jake Savage, to see through the mystery of the demon’s divination.
Daemons Within
Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An up-and-coming scholar is abruptly accused of a heinous crime. A malevolent force manipulates the thoughts and actions of the fragile and frail. A young lady is lost in the dark haze of her own disturbed perceptions. Bertram, Gautier, and Robert face the vilest opponent imaginable: The deepest recesses of a tortured mind. Daemons Within is Book I of The Sword and the Spirit Adventures.
Voyage of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #6)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Aboard the Jörmungandr, Heron must flee the remnants of the Roman navy bent on revenge.
The Unlikely Spy
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,770. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
August 1146. Prince Hywel has invited all the bards and lords of Wales to a music festival. But with the highborn come the low: thieves, spies, and other hangers-on. When a murderer strikes as the festival starts, Gareth and Gwen are charged with discovering his identity—before the death of a peasant shakes the throne of a king. The Unlikely Spy is the fifth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: Danish. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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