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Guardian Angel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Douglas was having dreams. The events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots were being played out before him almost every night. Was he really watching what happened more than four hundred years ago? Would he uncover the truth that had eluded historians for centuries? Would the dreams somehow help him to solve the clues to find the secret family legacy he had inherited from his mother?
Ripper's Ghost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Triplicity Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Spencer is shocked to learn that she may have biological ties to the infamous Jack The Ripper and doesn't believe a word of it, until she realizes that the murders are being repeated verbatim 125 years later and by someone referring to himself as Ripper's Ghost. She works with a Scotland Yard inspector to try and stop the killer before word spreads across London that Saucy Jack has returned.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It is a tale of ghosts, of madness, of revenge - of old alliances giving way to new intrigues. Denmark is changing, shaking off its medieval past. War with Norway is on the horizon. And Hamlet - son of the old king, nephew of the new - becomes increasingly entangled in a web of deception - and murder.
Murder In The Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,790. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspector of Police Koogi has a hot potato in his hands. Too hot for his hands, he hands it over to Detective Mwenda Polê. Just bring him home, this bastard, dead or alive. I don't care how long it takes!
The Fields of Elysium are in Lancaster County
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical
Did a gifted Hungarian woman who competed in the infamous 1936 Nazi Olympics, survived the Holocaust, worked for Raoul Wallenberg to help save the last surviving Jews in Hungary, and lived through the Hungarian Revolt before emigrating to Lancaster County, solve the last great mystery of WWII - did Adolph Hitler commit suicide in his Berlin bunker in 1945 or did he escape?
The Death We Share
Series: Patricia Delaney "eGumshoe" Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
PI Patricia Delaney is one of the first detectives in the 1990s to use computer technology to solve cases. But the hidden secrets of opera superstar Carlotta Moses challenge even Patricia's wits, intuition, and computer research skills when a tabloid reporter shows up, determined to undermine both Patricia and Carlotta.
Seemly Justice (ePub)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Seemly Justice by Lee Anne Johnston consists of three historical murder mysteries set in the small town of Galt, Upper Canada. The women who unravel each mystery are passionate and flawed. Each reaches out of the page to tell her story, as well as the story of her era, and her town.
Ballrooms and Blackmail
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
The Perfect Corpse
Price: $5.13 USD. Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the naked corpse of Ferris Clark is found in the Greenland ice, forensic archaeologist Jack Raven is hired to investigate. As Jack unravels the mystery of Ferris Clark’s final hours, he finds himself caught in a race against time. There is a murderer on the loose and Jack alone can stop the killings. But first he must solve the greatest riddle of all. How did Ferris Clark die? And why?
Saving Eddie
Series: One Of Books · Historical Fiction · My Personal Favorites · Truly Unique Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
The Man Who Would Not Die
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Alchemist, Composer, Lover and Spy, the Count of Saint-Germain is a man of mystery who NEVER appears to age. Unlike Monte Cristo, his true identity is unknown. The source of his great wealth is never uncovered. The secret of his longevity remains a tantalizing mystery. From Paris to Tibet, explore his many adventures in this riveting 18th century tale that spans the globe.
The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1812 - Charles Murray is drawn to India to help an old servant. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. With imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him East, and redeem himself in his own eyes.
Le notti buie dei Franchi
Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: Italian. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anno Domini 781: nella cittá di Tours accadono misteriosi delitti.Qual è l'identità della prima vittima?Cosa si nasconde dietro agli omicidi?E chi è il misterioso investigatore?Una storia vera che sembra leggenda, con personaggi reali e una ambientazione accurata: il romanzo ha richiesto piú di due anni di lavoro e decine di volumi per la ricerca bibliografica necessaria.
Pennant Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A mystery novel about the breaking of the color line in major league baseball in the mid-forties...
Hid Wounded Reb
Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
Murder By Bay Breezes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who killed Sammy Sanchez? Andy Holliday, recently signed on as feature writer for a travel magazine, is off to the Lower Eastern Shore, an off-the-beaten track region beside the Chesapeake Bay. But a piece-of-cake assignment takes a murderous twist.
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?