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A Fistful of Divas, a Mick and Casey McKee Mystery Novelette
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
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”
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Dry Rot: A Sage Adair Historical Mystery of the Pacific Northwest
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A losing labor strike, a union leader framed for murder, a ragpicker poet and collapsing city bridges, each competes for Sage Adair’s attention as he slogs through the Pacific Northwest rain and mud to find answers before someone else dies.
The Floating Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
An amazing scientific discovery in 1830 leads to a government cover-up spanning two centuries and two continents, leaving a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Replete with dark psychosexual overtones, the Floating Man is a mystery thriller that takes place in both past and present as fictional and historical characters collide.
The Adventure of Black Drop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Sherlock Holmes, resurrected here a hundred years after his last canonical case, is forced to take on more than one case simultaneously. Will he survive this diabolical blow to his modus operandi, while striving to repair an estranged friendship with faithful Dr. Watson, and navigating the smoke and mirrors set up at the corner of every street of Victorian London by his nemesis, Prof. Moriarty?
La Rivière contrariée
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: French. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Un roman policier historique à rebondissements pour découvrir, comme si vous en étiez, l'invraisemblable aventure d'un canal pour bateaux sous la crête des Ardennes (1830). Une troublante intrigue à tiroirs. De l’Histoire, des histoires, des personnages de roc et de cire, en pleine tourmente politique et sociale. Un récit-immersion captivant, explosif et sensuel.
Capturing Sir Dunnicliffe
Series: The Star Elite, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Torn between his desire for Harriett, and his duties as one of the Star Elite, decisions don't come more difficult for Hugo when someone tries to take her life, and he finds himself becoming her bodyguard!Can he really send his future father-in-law to jail if he is guilty?Will his obligation to carry out his orders cost him the only woman who has ever come close to touching this warrior's heart?
A Life of Death: 1
Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
The Pictorial Adventure
Series: Kiska Highland Adventure, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder and mystery follow a young girl on the adventure of a lifetime. Kiska McDervan has been looking forward to a summer of working on her art projects after high school graduation. But when her father receives a job offer in England, her life is suddenly turned upside down and she finds herself in the middle of a historical mystery.
Cold Blood, and Good Theater, In Old Time Manitowoc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An old opera house, a dark mansion, and good old fashioned clues, suspects, and detective work: "Cold Blood, and Good Theater, In Old Time Manitowoc" takes the reader on a wonderful and nostalgically satisfying tour of crime solving in the days before DNA and high tech police equipment.
Hell In Paradise
Series: Read A Movie, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Nadia Tanner, a young bride, arrives with her husband, Phillip, near a tribal village in post World War II New Guinea. Here she becomes the obsession of a convicted murder who believes she is his sister he killed returned from the dead. He escapes comfignment and kidnappes the young woman dragging her naked through the jungle as the authorities give chase.
The Dark Side Of Glory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The biographer of a highly decorated general learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a covered-up murder, a secret Japanese mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As the story unfolds, it traces the general’s last command and the lives of its men, from its slow buildup to combat readiness, to its achieving fame in the Korean War.
The Devils of Los Angeles
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
At 18 years old, Selma went to LA for education. Now, she's missing, and her godfather is hunting. His search will take him into the dark underbelly of big, bad 1970s America. In the City of Angels, devils wear pleasing faces. Heaven help any who get in this godfather's way. C. C. Blake's first novel is a gripping a crime thriller recalling the best of the Fawcett Gold Medal and Hard Case Crime.