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Murder on the Caronia
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As Genevieve Masefield and George Porter Dillman prepare to embark on another Atlantic crossing aboard the Caronia, they encounter two men brandishing shotguns, herding a man and a woman aboard ship in shackles. Curious, the two detectives find that the young couple have been captured in New York by Scotland Yard and are being transported back to England to stand trial for murder.
Murder on the Minnesota
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield temporarily join the Minnesota, a combination freighter and passenger ship owned by the Great Northern Steamship Company, as private detectives. After a fiery Catholic missionary is murdered in what proves to be the first in a series of crimes that will stretch them to their limit. Dillman and Genevieve have to use all their skills to combat danger.
Murder on the Mauretania
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Posing as passengers on the maiden voyage of the Mauretania, George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield endure a nightmare voyage. Dillman is instrumental in rescuing a crew member from being washed overboard but he is too late to save one of the First Class passengers from the same fate. The presence of 12 tons of gold bullion on board convince Dillman and Genevieve of premeditated murder...
Murder on the Lusitania
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1907: George Porter Dillman sets sail from Liverpool on the Lusitania's maiden voyage. Hired to pose as a passenger, George is in fact a private detective for the Cunard Line. When an expensive piece of jewelry is reported stolen and a body is found, George works quickly to solve both crimes, makes an unusual friend, Genevieve Masefield, and uncovers secrets aboard the ship that prove explosive.
De Moord op Albert I
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 17. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
De feiten rond het dodelijke ongeval van koning Albert I, in Marche-les-Dames, worden al sinds 1934 betwist. Heeft de koning zelfmoord gepleegd? Werd hij het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama? Van een politiek complot? Van een onevenwichtige? En werd er een ongeval geënsceneerd om de ware feiten te verhullen? Een moordspel op de "crime scene" zelf of in een locatie naar keuze, als moorddiner.
Vanguard of Hope: Sapphire Brigade Book 1
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Series: Sapphire Brigade, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hope has a secret. Can she share it? Will she succumb to her passions? Or will her memories of the past extinguish her desires? Lisetville, 1890: Murders are committed; homes are burned; a vigilante brigade emerges to administer justice. Your heart will weep as you empathize with Hope's plight.
1906 - A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
For Sakina
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Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This story originally appeared in Midnight Times #23, Fall 2008. When Jared gets out of the army he discovers that his sister, his only remaining relative, has been missing for weeks. He teams up with her boyfriend and they follow her trail to the home of Jatarkah, a small-time, disreputable wizard, who seems to be responsible for the disappearance of other women as well.
Secrets and Sensibilities
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Series: The Lady Emily Capers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
When art instructor Hannah Alexander agrees to accompany four of her students on a country house visit before Easter, she never dreams of entering into a dalliance with the owner David Tenant, the handsome new Earl of Brentfield. But one moment in his company and she’s in danger of losing her heart, and soon her very life. Previously published as A Dangerous Dalliance.
Flashback
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One moment Digger Davis is a laid-back bar owner in Chapel Hill, NC, in 1977; the next, it's 1996 and he awakes in a psychiatric institution, unaware that nineteen years have passed. His only clue is a faded note: "Don't come back to Chapel Hill; you're wanted for murder." But he must return to prove his innocence to the world, and to himself
Ametropia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Japanese-American artist is found dead. It is up to the Black Dragon, at the request of the US President and the Emperor of Japan, to solve this murder. Another masterpiece written by Dov Silverman, winner of the Suntory Mystery Fiction Award
Improvements
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As a Medieval woman, Maude knows her place. But her husband’s death shortly after the birth of their son means she must fulfill his duties until their son comes of age. But when a woman appears on her doorstep bloodied and broken, Maude must decide how far she will go to protect her son’s estate. Will she follow the dictates of her time, or will she find a strength she didn’t know she possessed?
Cleopatra's Heir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Isis gave birth to a little girl. She started having visions. One of Isis' friends tries to help by taking her to someone that knows more about it. She is kidnapped & flown to another country only to have to find out she is the only living descendant of Cleopatra The Queen of the Nile. By finding out that she is, she is forced to protect the treasures of Cleopatra and they have to stay the way ...
The Worth of Rubies - A Victorian Short Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Noble ladies are falling victim to a string of brazen public jewelry robberies, but the inquisitive Miss Isabelle Strathmore suspects more is afoot than mere theft… A Victorian-set short mystery of approx. 5,000 words. Includes a bonus chapter of Anthea's RITA-nominated Victorian romantic adventure, PASSIONATE.
Cinders and Ashes
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Series: The Cavendish Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sebastian Cavendish was saved by an impoverished beauty who thinks the handsome rogue she saved is far too tempting in her bed. Sebastian’s recuperation in the hovel she calls home is short. He needs to find the man who ordered his murder. But he has to protect her and isn't above using the passion that burns between them to achieve his goal. Can he persuade Amelia her future lies with him?
A Soul of Steel: A Novel of Suspense featuring Irene Adler and Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,990. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(Book 3, previously published without the Conan Doyle story as Irene at Large) When a man in Oriental garb collapses at the feet of Miss Penelope Huxleigh, the associate of diva/detective Irene Adler, at a Parisian café, Adler quickly diagnoses his ailment as...poison. “Douglas has more than earned her niche in the mystery hall of fame with this timeless classic.”—RT Book Reviews
The Adventuress: A Novel of Suspense featuring Irene Adler and Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
American diva/detective Irene Adler, the only woman to outwit Sherlock Holmes,and everyone’s favorite Victorian spinster, Nell Huxleigh, witness a drowned sailor’s tattooed body being recovered from the Seine. A trail of tattoos soon leads Irene and Nell to political and matrimonial treachery in Monaco, and again crossing swords with Sherlock Holmes.
Clara's Wish
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Silence hangs in the air; a valuable diamond ring, taken from the skeletonized hand of a corpse lays untouched on the desk. Bergin Halverson wrestles with the ghosts of his past, his fears that have kept him silent for decades and the truth he knows must eventually be told. He is taken back to 1923 when Clara Lindgren makes a wish that will come true.
Fidanzamento Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: Italian. Published: January 11, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
E’ il 1763. Il diplomatico di carriera e investigatore dilettante Alec Halsey è invischiato negli omicidi e nel caos in una tenuta di campagna. Deve anche affrontare i demoni della sua passata vita amorosa e un crudele scherzo del destino gli rivela perché suo fratello lo odia tanto e perché farebbe qualunque cosa per rovinarlo.
Notes From the Dispatch Box of John H Watson, MD
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Series: The Dispatch Box of John H Watson MD, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Another discovery from the vaults of Cox and Co., the old London bank which had forwarded the Deed Box of John H Watson to the author last year. The Dispatch Box contains all manner of illuminating documents about Mssrs. Holmes and Watson.