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The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1812 - Charles Murray is drawn to India to help an old servant. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. With imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him East, and redeem himself in his own eyes.
Le notti buie dei Franchi
Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: Italian. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anno Domini 781: nella cittá di Tours accadono misteriosi delitti.Qual è l'identità della prima vittima?Cosa si nasconde dietro agli omicidi?E chi è il misterioso investigatore?Una storia vera che sembra leggenda, con personaggi reali e una ambientazione accurata: il romanzo ha richiesto piú di due anni di lavoro e decine di volumi per la ricerca bibliografica necessaria.
Pennant Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A mystery novel about the breaking of the color line in major league baseball in the mid-forties...
Hid Wounded Reb
Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
Murder By Bay Breezes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Who killed Sammy Sanchez? Andy Holliday, recently signed on as feature writer for a travel magazine, is off to the Lower Eastern Shore, an off-the-beaten track region beside the Chesapeake Bay. But a piece-of-cake assignment takes a murderous twist.
Murder at Wisteria Pines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Omen Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Antiquarian book dealer Raymond Hilary finds himself in a white-knuckled ride with Cornelius Astor-Beaudry, "the Colonel," to Wisteria Pines when its patriarch is found dead in a locked room with bars on its windows. Voodoo, three wills, jewels, Cajun legends, Acadia, the French Revolution, the British regalia, and a $6-million fortune make "Murder at Wisteria Pines" a must-buy, must-read book.
Now You See It
Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A young boy's birthday celebration is joyously enhanced by the thrilling sleight-of-hand of a travelling magician. But, only hours later, the playful boy is missing, his mother is frantic, and Bertram, Gautier and Robert lend their aid. Meanwhile, a darkly cryptic stranger casts a malevolent shadow over the town. Danger and destruction hover over innocent and evil alike – but on whom will it fall?
The Clockwork Killer (Steampunk Detectives: Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Illinois, 1866. When 17 year old Francis Smalling’s elder sister is gruesomely murdered before his eyes, he joins the Pinkerton Detective Agency to find the killer. But Francis is no normal teenager, he has dabbled in the new sciences for years, and uses his skill, intelligence and guile to bring the man to justice. His quest will shape his life, and perhaps change the world.
The Coronation Quest
Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'The Coronation Quest' is the third in the 'Adventurous Quest' series of historical mystery novels. It is set in 1953 in Britain, mostly in London at the time when everyone was preparing for the Coronation.
Two Edwardian Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
4 Lives
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by The Cenotaph Corporation. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
4 Lives reveals secrets of characters in the novel The Great West Detective Agency, giving background details, exciting adventures and diabolical swindles. In addition, a sample chapter from The Great West Detective Agency is included.
Cup of Blood; A Crispin Guest Medieval Noir Prequel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this prequel, disgraced knight turned detective Crispin Guest has his hands full in more than murder: his abduction, two women, a young cutpurse, and a friend turned adversary.
My Lord Deceived
Series: The Star Elite, Book 6. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 84,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has spent the last few years trying to rid the country from smugglers and spies, Jonathan Arbinger returns home, determined to try to further his cause with the delectable Kat. What he finds there is a complex web of mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. Will the lies that stand between him and Kat force them apart forever?
The Incident: Lost in the Woods
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of three brothers and how one brother's tragic mistake affected the other two. One was on the run from the law. The other two wanted to protect him, however, they had to take care of their families first. It was a journey from the swamplands of Louisiana to the "better life" in California.
The Lion's Courtship
Series: An Anna Kronberg Novel, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Anna Kronberg isn’t precisely what one would consider a good Victorian gentlewoman. Garret O'Hare is handsome, charming, never without his set of lockpicks, and bleeding heavily from a gunshot wound. So he does what he does best: he breaks into Anna's home, hoping she’ll save his life. Anna, however, doesn’t need anyone poking around in her private life.
Black Magic Woman
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Wyatt Thomas, the French Quarter's favorite private investigator, has 48 hours to save his soul. To accomplish it, he must time-travel back to old New Orleans and seek the assistance of voodoo queen Madam Marie Laveau.
Codename: Spring-Heeled Jack
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Una creatura terrorizza le notti londinesi, assalendo e deturpando inermi fanciulle. Non si tratta di un mostro ma di un ingegnoso atleta con un forte sdoppiamento della personalità. Un pazzo che oggi, 17 ottobre 1886, è fuggito dalla cella dove era rinchiuso.
Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
** Midwest Book Award Finalist ** Historical fiction about the creators and creation of Nancy Drew and the controversy that still surrounds the plucky, intelligent, resourceful, and famous girl sleuth we affectionately call Nancy .