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The Sixth Hour
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can Darash, a Jewish teenager, track a killer, rescue his family from ruin, and discover the truth about Jesus?
St. Louis Affair The Adventures of Herbert Falken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
MYSTERY & MAYHEM AWARDS 2015 FIRST PLACE WINNER!! When a brutally murdered corpse is found along the Mississippi, Herbert Falken is called upon, once again, to hunt down another black-hearted monster. However, Falken's quest for the truth is confounded by a relentless all-powerful adversary--his own tortured soul.
When the Clocks Stopped – a time-slip mystery thriller
Series: The Mysterious Marsh. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,880. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
"Dive into a dramatic double dimension when a modern woman's mysterious present slips into the turbulent smuggling past – the first supernatural mystery/thriller in the Mysterious Marsh Series set in Romney Marsh, England.
Death by Disputation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,730. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Thomas Clarady is sent to Cambridge to infiltrate a group of radical Puritans with Francis Bacon as his spymaster. When Tom finds his tutor hanging from the roof beams, his first suspect is the volatile poet Christopher Marlowe. Chased by three lusty women and spurred by the exacting Bacon, Tom risks his very soul to catch the criminals.
Good for the Soul
Series: Father Columba Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Father Columba rides again! This time he is on leave from his abbey in Pennsylvania to do a retreat on the Holy Isle of Iona, just off the west coast of Scotland. It is the tiny dot in the ocean where his namesake, Saint Columba, took refuge and built an abbey over a millennium and a half ago. While there, the new Columba is called upon to solve a murder mystery.
Fascinating Rhythm
Series: Freddie and Kathy Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,690. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Murder and mayhem stalk the streets of 1920s New York City as Kathy Briscow and Freddie Little try to find out who killed Kathy's boss before the killer finds them.
The Monster in Our Midst
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.
Jack the Re-animator
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 52,620. Language: British English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Forget Jack the Ripper. This Victorian villain specialises in restoring the dead to their fully living former selves: but with just as disastrous consequences. Put-upon junior detective Isaac Wollenscroft teams up Adeline Earnshaw, a former spiritualist medium and one of Jack's first re-animated "victims", and together they embark on a tumultuous quest to discover Jack's identity.
The Woodcarver's Secret: Complement to the Bestselling Samantha Sweet Mystery Series
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For John Carver, a 12th century Celtic woodworker, life is a struggle. Then one summer day, as he walks past a near-dead alder tree, lightning strikes. Carver recovers and takes the usable pieces of the tree to his workshop. From the shards John creates three boxes. Then the unexplained happens—shortly after handling one of them, John’s touch brings his young son back from the brink of death.
Crossing the River Styx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Edith never wanted to visit the caves. But Frank insisted. Now, Frank lay in a pool of blood in those caves, and Edith wants to know why. When Albert sees Edith emerge from the caves covered in blood, he has no idea what to think. He barely recognizes the wealthy newlywed who arrived just days before in the brand-new 1926 Chevrolet Phaeton he so admired. Together, they must find the truth.
Write Sorrow on the Bosom of the Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,930. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It is 1972 in southeastern Kentucky's coal country. Clay Dautry, a Los Angeles attorney, and Kentucky attorney Ellen Reames set out to solve two mysteries: how Ellen's client came to shoot a local restaurant owner, and why Clay's father shot a competing mine operator in 1929. Someone is killing to protect secrets hidden for forty years, and Clay and Ellen become targets of a deadly conspiracy.
After Fanny's Fall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,480. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An unconventional mystery filled with humor and sprinkled with history. (St. Paul--1949): A boozing ex-pilot turned private eye, a baseball obsessed street cop, a tight-lipped newsstand proprietor, and a dandified police detective--as well as the downtown establishments, plus a group of quirky characters--all play a part in the investigation of a likeable prostitute's suicide...or...murder.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: Russian. Published: March 9, 2015 by Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Жестокое убийство молодой княжны Татьяны Мухиной, всколыхнуло задремавшее в своём благополучии высшее общество Петербурга девятнадцатого века. Но оно стало первым в последующей череде загадочных убийств. Дело вести поручили опытному сыщику, барону Обличу. Когда Обличу становятся известны некоторые тайные моменты из жизни жертв, мозаика начинает складываться в зловещий узор.
Desperate Acts
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto’s rough days of 1839, several elite citizens harbor dark secrets, offering rich compost for a sleazy blackmailer. Caught in the muck is the gallant young Brodie Langford who is desperate to protect his sweetheart from disgrace. When Brodie is arrested for the extortionist’s murder, Marc Edwards, now a barrister, struggles to save him from the gallows and to reunite the couple.
A Storm In Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.
A Knife in My Back
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Renaissance E-Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The female Nero Wolfe! The first outing of Amelia Winslow Brewster ("Amy" to her friends), the elephantine, cigar-smoking, blue-blooded genius of a detective, finds her in a battle of wits with an unknown killer who has neatly framed her nephew.
The Jenny
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 111,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
In 1920, the novelty of Miss Merci Bruce’s World War I aircraft is overshadowed when her mechanic is found dead in Two Dot, MT, impaled by a German bayonet that pins a handwritten note to his chest. The son of a neighboring rancher is charged with the murder, and Merci’s brother, Spencer Bruce, and their father, T. C. Bruce must try to save the young man from prison—or worse, the hangman's noose.
Ordo Lupus and the Temple Gate
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,700. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Why is a notorious religious cult of assassins keeping him alive? In this nail-biting suspense thriller, the hero's teenage daughter is taken in a blood-thirsty murder by a giant winged serpent; her body is left mysteriously shriveled and crushed. A former WWII MI6 agent, our anonymous hero is suspected of the crime by the police and his divorcing wife.
The Girl From Erskineville
Series: An Arresting Woman. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: Australian English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Girl From Erskineville continues the story of Lillian Armfield, Australia’s first policewoman. When the corpse of a teenage girl is discovered in King’s Cross, Lillian puts her own life in danger to catch a killer and is forced to confront the complex questions of morality facing women in a society where the only choice is often no choice at all.
Hunter's Daughter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Northern Quebec, 1964: Mountie Jack McLain, baffled by a series of unsolved murders, knows the latest case will make or break his career.