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Samaritan Files Book One: The Devil's Dime
By Bailey Bristol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by Prairie Muse. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
She is a beautiful, talented violinist. He is a crusader against crime, using his newspaper column to expose injustice. Now, in 1896 New York City, corruption and greed bring Addie and Jess to the brink of terror when his column puts a target on her father’s back, and Jess must discover not only who wants this good man dead, but how to save the woman who has captured his heart. Historical Mystery.
GOING DEEPER WITH GOD
By Oluwaseun Akinyele
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Going deeper with God is a book that tells you how to move closer to the Lord,pray in the Spirit in warfare, how to be victorious, through the power,presence,and wisdom of the HolySpirit. It gives you an understanding of how to move into God's depth of truth prayer and fellowship. It also talks about how man fell and how he is restored in to fellowship through the blood of the Lamb, Jesus Christ
Treasure Hunt in Tie Town
By Vicky J. Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
When an unhappy rancher finds a treasure map, it begins a search that changes his life and the life of everyone around him.
Last Stop on Dowling Street
By Scott William Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Racism never got off the bus . . . On a rainy night in Houston, in a ratty apartment as dark as his dreams, retired bus driver Frank Granger wakes in a cold sweat convinced a stranger with a gun lurks at the foot of his bed. And he's right.
Final Act
By Don Jacobson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,070. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the Fall of 1590, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, playwright and news pamphlet writer Connolly Flynn is about to have his first play produced at the Rose theater in London, when a body found floating in the Thames turns his life upside down. Investigating the death for the sensational Red Pepper news pamphlet, he is shocked to learn that he knows the murder victim.
The Artimus Box
By Mike Downs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A skeletal arm protruding from a new LA construction site, with a carefully crafted box clutched beneath it, lead LAPD Detective Van Taylor and his wife through a fascinating history of early American racing and the beauty and perfection of the Harry Artimus cars. Brutal murders, drug-crazed gangs, greed, corruption, and blackmail keep twisting the trail Van has to follow to stop the violence.
Benny and the Bank Robber 2: Doctor Dad
By Mary C. Findley
Series: Benny and the Bank Robber, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Benny and his best friend Jason find themselves in the middle of a terrifying mystery while attending a private boys' school in Detroit. Gambling, extortion and attempted murder are all in the cards when Benny makes the mistake of trying to impress members of a secret society. Benny finds himself forced into a meeting with someone who may already have killed to enforce his will.
Angela Blake In Time
By Alan Chappell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,280. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young woman appears in the Australian Museum in Sydney where artefacts on loan from the Egyptian Government are being exhibited. The woman is thought to be a local student dressed to appear as a Princess of Ancient Egypt. What follows is a journey between ancient Egypt and present day Australia by Angela Blake
The Gargoyle in the Seine
By Dee Garretson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Art student Clary Ashton can’t imagine a more perfect spot to study painting than Paris in the spring of 1878, until she witnesses a body thrown into the Seine. What Clary thinks is murder becomes much more as she finds herself caught between two dangerous men-a revolutionary days away from a royal assassination attempt, and the intrepid British secret agent determined to stop him.
The Wardens of Punyu (The Handover Mysteries, Vol. I)
By D. L. Kung
Series: The Handover Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Claire Raymond's rookie Business World colleague disappears without trace across the Hong Kong-China border into one of the mainland's new "special economic zones." Claire's search to rescue him leads her through the free-for-all landscape of Guangdong's coastal export boom into the murky use of Communist prison labor camps to feed its illegal organ transplant trade.
"Civil Disobedience"
By G Miki Hayden
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a man is found dead at his doorstep on the edge of Walden Pond, naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau follows his highly developed moral compass to track down the killer. A short story by an Edgar short story winner.
Christmas Spirit
By Amy Corwin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Stranded by a blizzard, Eve and her mother seek shelter at a nearby manor, little knowing a murderer has struck once and lies in wait for the next victim.
The Devil's Legacy
By Tom Jackson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The opening of Pandora’s Box creates pandemonium in the office of the British Prime Minister. A team is assembled to solve a two hundred year old conspiracy in order to prevent the Box’s incredible secrets from being revealed to the world and plunging British society into chaos. Will the search for truth be successful? And will it result in the restoration of a country’s stolen heritage?
Introducing Sherlock Holmes
By William Hyder
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 114,160. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Great Detective According to Doyle The real Holmes behind the film and television images: Nine landmark cases by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with background narrative by WILLIAM HYDER For readers who haven’t met Sherlock Holmes in print, this is the book: a continuous account of Holmes’s career, with the primary narration provided by the master storyteller, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Titanic Plan
By Michael Bockman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,680. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
A Death in Norfolk (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #7)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,800. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
September 1817: Captain Lacey travels with Lady Breckenridge to his boyhood home in northern Norfolk only to discover mysterious happenings in and around the Lacey estate. The underworld criminal, James Denis, uses Lacey's visit to Norfolk as an opportunity to have Lacey deliver a message to a local squire. A simple task--but one that lands Lacey squarely in international theft and murder.
Murder on Mount Monadnock
By J S Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,280. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Surry Cottage Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the 20-year-old daughter of vaudeville star Lily Langtree turns up dead at the foot of Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire in the summer of 1910, the police consider it an unfortunate accident, but residents of her hotel, including Mark Twain, Franklin Roosevelt, Smokey Joe Wood, Robert Frost and boxer Jack Johnson are not so sure.
My Enemy My Love
By Opal Privette
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Candice Fulton isn’t willing to relinquish her plantation for taxes, nor neither will she sell to a ruthless carpetbagger. Hunter McFarland realizes the plight of this young lady, but will she listen to reason and avoid the threat that is shadowing her. Hunter is captivated by the fiery redhead, struggling to keep her land. But, can he save her from a murder charge
At Bull Run
By Paul Westwood
Series: The Blackwood Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,340. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Jack Blackwood is a widower and a drunk. Ezra Miller is an ex-slave in a white man's world. Together, they run a detective agency in Washington DC. As the Civil War starts, they are involved in their hardest case yet. Members of a newly-formed cavalry regiment are being murdered by a mysterious killer. In order to find the murderer, Jack and Ezra put their very lives on the line.
Cruel Season
By Mark Shannon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
May 9, 1182. Ten days before the consecration of the High Altar of Notre Dame, ritually butchered bodies are discovered in Paris. Provost’s Special Agent Nicolas Maçon is thrust into a labyrinth of crime and art, of scientific alchemy and Arabian magic. His hunt takes him through brothels and inns, from the Templar Commandery to the vast building site of Notre Dame.