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Blood: the Color of Cranberries
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A sweeping chronicle of the Milton family, sophisticated Chicagoans who are forced to move to a small, northern Wisconsin peat bog in 1920, due to the sudden and unexpected death of a family member. The unraveling of a mysterious "accident" takes forty years,while we are introduced to a history of cranberry cultivation in Indianhead country, as well as the life and communities of the North Woods.
An Ostentation
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This is a story about the Peacock family, a family as old as Chicago, with secrets embedded within the family tree and concealed by the pride of consecutive generations. Tensions created by the divisions of class and ethnicity set the stage for a compelling love story, woven into a murder mystery intimately entwined with the transformative years of a great city.
Gray Dominion
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sylvia and Kath, two active, gray-haired women, one a widowed artist, and the other a mildly autistic intellectual, put down their paint brush, binoculars, and guidebook projects to investigate mysterious happenings in Yellowstone Park. Along the way, they encounter a murder conspiracy that leads all the way to the governor’s mansion.
Unseemly Pursuits: A Concordia Wells Mystery
Series: The Concordia Wells Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,350. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s 1896. Prof. Concordia Wells has to stay ahead of her mischievous students and a Lady Principal bent on making her life miserable. Life gets complicated when a donated amulet disappears, the donor is killed, and Concordia’s best friend confesses to the murder. The lady professor’s inquiries uncover a 20-year-old secret closely guarded by fathers now dead, and dangerous for those left behind.
The Man Who Never Was
Price: Free! Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1986, Derwenthaugh Coke Works closed, and demolition began. A strange discovery halts the regeneration plans. As there is no obvious explanation as to why these artefacts are there, the police become involved. The only clue which offers any progress points to events which took place many years ago. When a young police officer thinks she has seen one of the objects before, the intrigue thickens.
Buried Appearances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
*Newly revised and edited 26 November 2014* Skylar Dewitt has been ostracized her entire life due to her grandfather’s well-known sympathies with the Nazis. But now her grandfather’s body has been recovered in the Netherlands in an area famous for being a Nazi killing ground. Skylar jets off to Holland in search of answers.
Final Exit
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Psychic Jillian Abercrombie and her brother, Jonathan, attend a benefit performance at the theater with their parents. There one of the actors makes a final exit, and Jon becomes smitten by an actress popularly known as "The Jerusalem Rose," while he pursues the mystery.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
The Arrival of Truth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In pre-Civil War Virginia, some slaves tell a story about Sojourner and the Truth. One young girl, forced to give up her own children and nurse a white baby, wonders what the Truth will mean. Will it set her free? Or will it force her to make terrible choices of her own?
The Death of the Hurdy Gurdy Boy
Series: The Ghost Detective, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Tommy the street musician is murdered in a London shop doorway one bitterly cold December night in 1882. One hundred and thirty years later his troubled spirit befriends a young violinist, Tamara, and implores her to help him answer the questions "Who?" and "Why?". In doing so she confronts her own problems. Vibrant and funny but occasionally dark and always emotionally truthful.
The Toymakers: The Making of An Anerican Icon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
The story of the creation and eventual marketing of what would become a true American icon, told by the author who spent seven years inside the toy industry.
Smuggler's Glory
Series: The Star Elite, Book 2. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 79,220. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Simon hates villages, especially Much Hampton in the wilds of Bodmin Moor. Determined to get his mission finished so he can leave, the last thing he expects is to find himself embroiled in a complex web of mysteries, lies and murder. He is no knight in shining armour but is drawn into protecting the beautiful Francesca, but is she the very person he has been sent there to capture?
Murder At The Panionic Games
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: Free! Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in the Greek city-state of Priene in 650 B.C., this fascinating murder mystery opens with Bias, the protagonist, being stalked by a murderer at the sacred grounds of the Panionion, the religious and political center of the Ionic League. As Bias crouches at the back of a cave, he recalls the events of the previous weeks which led him to his predicament.
The Major Meets His Match
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Regency Adventure and Romance. Set in the Regency period and taking place in and around the beautiful City of Bath in Somerset. A beautiful location is no guarantee of beautiful behaviour... Major Bedivere Lynmouth’s quiet convalescence from a wound received in the war in the Peninsular, is about to be rudely interrupted by an unlooked for meeting...
The Case of Lithuania's Lost Lion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Previously unpublished cases of Sherlock Holmes, related by Doctor John H.Watson. The only known manuscripts of the stories in this collection are rough modern papers without provenance, in the collection of Oliver St Gaudy, by whom they have been revised and otherwise prepared for publication. Whether they seem authentic or not is for the reader to decide.
Art and Artifice
Series: The Lady Emily Capers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Lady Emily Southwell and her three friends are determined that the world will speak in reverent tones of the year they made their debuts in London. Then her longtime betrothed Lord Robert declares his intent to marry her immediately. It’s up to Lady Emily to use her art to uncover artifice and discover whether Lord Robert has something more up his sleeve than a nicely muscled arm. Clean romance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Horsham House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A collection of twelve Sherlock Holmes stories, including A Scandal in Bohemia, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches, and the Man with the Twisted Lip.
A Nun's Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A tale of forbidden love set in the 12th Century against the backdrop of a power hungry Archbishop who vies for the primacy of all England. Intrigue, love and tragedy, power this character led saga of a sad and outrageous scandal, the truth of which was suppressed by the church.
A Pretty Little Plot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s 1901. Young heiress Mary MacDougall is studying painting with the handsome instructor Edmond Roy. But when two classmates are kidnapped and Mr. Roy implicated, Mary is propelled into action. Is the charming Mr. Roy guilty? Or another victim? As she unearths important clues, Mary discovers that Mr. Roy has awakened a longing within her. Will she help exonerate him? Or condemn him to prison?
Fire Keepers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Twins, separated at birth, Nick Jensen and Terry Warrington vie to see who is the one spoken of by the ancient Mayans. Eagerly awaiting to see the outcome is the diabolical Alastor Thanatos. The brothers along with their friends embark on a quest to find a long lost Templar treasure buried someplace in North America, one that Thanatos has sent his henchmen to also find as well.