- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Affair of the Captive Mothers by Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A dangerous spider leads Sherlock Holmes and Dr.Watson to investigate the circumstances of certain English people held captive at home and in foreign parts. Some were held by Borneo pirates, and lost to their families until the great detective is able to reunite them. Dr. Watson finds he is personally greatly affected by this investigation.
Murder at Malenfer by Iain McChesney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Those in line to the Malenfer estate are succumbing to terrible ends – a supernatural legacy, or something more human? Irish mercenary Dermot Ward retreats to Paris at the close of WWI, where he drinks to forget his experiences & the death of his comrade, Arthur Malenfer. But Arthur has not forgotten Dermot. Dead but not departed, Arthur has unfinished business and needs the help of the living.
The Dead Line by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Andersonville. The name strikes horror in the memory even now. But before Lt. Nathaniel Garrison lost two years of his life to that place, he fell in love with a beautiful Confederate—and married her at the exact wrong moment. Even fifty years later, he hears her voice. Then, he sees something he shouldn’t, something that brings back everything: the war, the loss. The woman herself.
The Legend of Charlie Bagley by Peggy Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Buying the old building meant learning its history. Seems murder was part of it and Charlie Bagley. But could it be true? No one was sure. I found out the truth with a little digging.
A Disappearance in Drury Lane ( Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries, #8) by Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
1818. As Captain Gabriel Lacey prepares for his upcoming wedding, his former neighbor, Marianne Simmons, comes to him about an actress friend who’s gone missing. Lacey agrees to help look for the actress, little realizing the search will pit him against men who think nothing of abduction, assault, or sending incendiary devices to the innocent. A full-length novel.
Bright Night Past Yesterday: Book One of Forever Tomorrow, Volume One of The Book of Tomorrows by Alexander Ulysses Thor
Series: The Book of Tomorrows. Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2190, a New America celebrates its first centennial, marking the time when a wandering rogue turned into a Prophet Warrior rebuilt the battle-scarred country on principles he found in the pages of The Book of Tomorrows, but a hereditary link to a young couple reveals a dark conspiracy that forces them on a fateful journey through the past to save their future tomorrow.
Une légende chrétienne by Charles Demassieux
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: French. Published: September 9, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Un soir, au musée de Chantilly, le corps mutilé d’un jeune garçon est retrouvé par des membres du personnel. Mais un détail sur la victime fait trembler les plus hautes autorités de l’État, immédiatement prévenues : une lettre du tueur, aux armes du Vatican. Ce qui semblait de prime abord un meurtre sordide va révéler une affaire d’une immense ampleur qui obsède la chrétienté depuis des siècles.
Trifariam, The Lost Codex by Diego Rodriguez
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 179,960. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Do you want to watch the awesome booktrailer? Write this on your web browser: youtu.be/QL2sYDwRfic 1497 AD Simone Di Benedetto is abbot of the Campanile Monastery and the last Grand Master of a secret society which was founded in back in the age of Ancient Egypt. He produces a manuscript which contains all the knowledge inherited from his ancestors and hands it over, together with a set of ve
The Murder of Clara Bates by Jeanne Evans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Monsters fascinate us. We cringe and say how could anyone do this, but we are fascinated and can’t look away.
Murder in the Back Garden by Janine L. Bourdo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,860. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Englishwoman Vera Murray sought the comfort of an American doctor when her lifelong love died in the hospital tents in France during WW1. Now she is pregnant, married to a man she hardly knows, and living with her new mother-in-law in America. When her mother-in-law is accused of murdering a neighbor, Vera works to prove her mother-in-law's innocence and learns what kind of man her husband is.
Forward to Camelot: 50th Anniversary Edition by Susan Sloate
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,840. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(3.00 from 1 review)
Cady Cuyler returns to 1963 for the Bible used to swear in Lyndon Johnson after President Kennedy’s assassination—while also discovering why her father disappeared in the same city on the same tragic day. Finding frightening links between them will lead Cady to a far more perilous mission: to somehow prevent the President’s murder, with one unlikely ally: an ex-Marine named Lee Harvey Oswald.
A Fistful of Divas, a Mick and Casey McKee Mystery Novelette by Camille LaGuire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Young gunslinger detectives, Mick and Casey McKee, are eager to hear some opera singing. But when somebody takes a shot at some visiting divas, the concert is off. The ladies won't sing until Mick and Casey solve a case of blackmail and murder.
After The Juju Man by Chinwuba Iyizoba
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The story is the tragedy of Okafor, a village palm wine tapper, who fell from a palm tree and fractured his leg. Relations carried him miles away, to the home of a witchdoctor or “Juju-man”. who caught a cock, broke its leg and said. " The day this cock walks, you will walk."
“The Gentle Conspiracy” by scifiguy3553
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Evan Temple was elected President of the United States several months earlier. He has a lot on his plate—the economy, a war with Iran, keeping social cohesion. But one of the last things President Temple expected was an ultimatum that a secret society had warned him about before he became president...before they made him president!
Disparue by Michel Bracassac
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,490. Language: French. Published: August 24, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Deux jeunes femmes en quête de vérité se prêtent à mystifier le monde entier pour arriver à leurs fins : adoptées dès leur prime enfance, elles cherchent, à leur majorité, la trace de leurs parents biologiques.
Opdracht In Amlwch by Mike Jansen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: Dutch. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Een detective van Scotland Yard in het Victoriaanse Londen krijgt opdracht een verdwijning in het verre Amlwch te onderzoeken, meer voor zijn eigen bescherming dan een noodzaak de verdwijning op te lossen. In Amlwch ontdekt hij dat de verdwijning een duistere oorzaak heeft en moet hij zich tot het uiterste inspannen zijn verstand te bewaren, laat staan het vege lijf te redden.
Huset ved havet by Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: Danish. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora låner et fiskerhus ved Vesterhavet, fordi hun trænger til at komme væk fra det hele et stykke tid. I første omgang ser det ud til, fasters lille hus i den yderste klitrække er det perfekte valg for Tora, men så snubler den nysgerrige forfatter over et skelet i kælderen. "Huset ved havet" er en kortroman på 27.000 ord fra forlaget Candied Crime, den første i Tora-trilogien.
The Parting Glass: A Mrs. Meade Mystery by Elisabeth Grace Foley
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mrs. Meade is not the only one in Sour Springs who is shocked when young Clyde Renfrew is accused of a drunken assault on a woman—he seemed the last person likely to do such a thing. Between an emphatic witness and Clyde’s own apparent reluctance to defend himself, the case seems open and shut. But Mrs. Meade has a few ideas of her own...Novelette, approx.12,500 words.
Power Failures by Katrin Horowitz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Power Failures by Katrin Horowitz explores the always unequal power relationships between men and women, father and daughter, the first and third world. The setting is a coastal village in Sri Lanka, just weeks before the tsunami of 2004.
Land Sharks: Sage Adair Historical Mystery by S. L. Stoner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two union organizers have disappeared and so Sage Adair begins a desperate search that takes him into the musty blackness of Portland’s underground to confront mercenary shanghaiers, the pain of lost friendship, and his own fears.