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Murder Aboard the Santianna
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(Short Story) When the first mate of the 19th- century schooner SANTIANNA finds his captain and business partner brutally murdered, he decides that he must bring the ship into port as soon as possible. However, he quickly discovers that he must do so before the captain's killer is able carry out his plan to murder everyone aboard and sink SANTIANNA.
Three and a Half Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Three short stories set in Japan. A chance meeting inspires an unhappy woman to flee Edo in search of a divorce. A samurai’s unlucky trophy poses a supernatural threat on the battlefield. A family retainer investigates rumors of a wayward daughter’s death at the hands of a demon.
The Incident at Montebello
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
The Incident at Montebello is based on a true event— In 1930, Italian Premier Benito Mussolini was driving through the Italian countryside with Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when his car struck and killed a little girl, Sofia Buonomano. The Buonomano family is torn apart by Sofia's death and is caught in a political firestorm that spreads from their village to Rome and across American and Europe.
Rage Begets Murder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Naomi was all too aware of 'Varsity Dance', the 1950s TV dance show that was a gold mine for everyone. She also knew its dark side: It was just a matter of time until there were murders, investigations, and great personal loss for Naomi. Enter the world of Rage Begets Murder where business, politics and crime intersect.
Scalp Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
An historical Sioux massacre of Chippewa Indians occurred on Lake of the Dead in Minnesota. Follow the mystery of the Shaman, spirits and Indian culure as Steven Holden travels The Minnesota landscape in search of answers to is fathers mysterious death.
Falling From a Cloud
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A B-767 air disaster kills 196 people in the sand hills of central Nebraska. Jack Harper the NTSB investigator finds the cause but the Chairman of the NTSB refuses to divulge it. David Anderson an FAA Inspector of GNA Airlines barred from the investigation by government protocol discovers the real cause the major airlines and the FAA doesn't want anyone to know. Find out their dirty little secret.
Záměr Refaimů
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 79,950. Language: Czech. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Skupina mladých lidí se dostala na festival hnutí „New Age“ na okraji Oděsy a vešla do podivného stanu, kde se s Cilou Akkerfeldovou dějí události, které zásadně změní celý její život. Paralelně se současnými událostmi se odvíjí příběh o událostech v starověkém Izraeli, v době vlády bezbožného krále Achaba a jeho ženy-čarodějnice, královny Jezábel.
The Lion and Unicorn Quest
Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can people learn to leave the past behind them, and move on? Flora has tried hard to do this but her wartime past as a secret agent just won't let go of her. For a while it's as if the pieces from two jigsaw puzzles have got mixed up and will never be sorted out again.
A Death in Catte Street
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young Geoffrey Chaucer notices three men in London who shouldn't be there. Two days later, one of them is found dead, without a mark on him, in the basement of a locked house. Curiosity and a sense of moral obligation prompt him to explore the incident. His fumbling investigations—while more basement deaths turn up—lead him to learn more about the history of England than he ever suspected.
The Fall
Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book 2 of the award-winning Kronberg thriller series. Hiding from Scotland Yard and Sherlock Holmes, Dr Anna Kronberg leads an inconspicuous life far from London. Until the day she wakes up to a gun pressed against her temple.
Kentucky Feud
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An unmarked grave and a headless corpse stir the embers of old hatreds in Elliot County, Kentucky, where outsider Deputy Maggie Higgins struggles to investigate her first murder case. Feuds are nothing new in Eastern Kentucky, but this long dormant conflict threatens to gain new life as Higgins uncovers a history of murder, torture, and bloodshed that spans generations.
Relazione Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Il diplomatico di carriera Alec Halsey è stato elevato al titolo di Marchese, un titolo che non desidera e che la Buona Società non ritiene che meriti: la sua amante ha deciso che dopotutto non lo vuole sposare ed il sospetto che abbia ucciso lui suo fratello continua a circolare nei salotti londinesi. Quindi, tornare a Londra dopo sette mesi di isolamento potrebbe essere un errore.
Moral Rat: The First Edition
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Alfie Roberts, The Rat Catcher makes a mistake on the job, he is afraid to tell the law firm owner(Harry Williams) because of his own pride to admit the mistake he made. Moral: Perfection can be found in all of us, but being human doesn't mean we are immortal from imperfections. Character List: - Mrs Smith, Law Firm Receptionist. - Harry William's, Law Firm Owner. - Alfie Roberts, Rat Catcher
Mary Clockwork
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mary Balfour is a precocious 13-year-old in Victorian London. In the mysterious absence of her parents, she's pretty much on her own. She wants Sherlock Holmes to train her as a consulting detective, but he turns her down, so she decides to get back at him. With the help of her servants and a group of less-than-respectable friends, she plans a crime that even he cannot solve.
Murder on the Salsette
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Genevieve Masefield & George Porter Dillman find unusual travelers on the Salsette: two British men, traveling independently, who clearly dislike each other; an elderly Indian man whose powers of deduction may be based on more earthly techniques than his claimed mystical energy; and a young woman & her get involved in every bit of trouble aboard the Salsette - including murder!
Murder on the Marmora
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield, new to the P&O shipping line, their new employers, are at first disappointed with the Marmora. When a dead body turns up, however, George and Genevieve know they've got their work cut out for them. Suspects abound, and on such a small ship keeping the demise of the poor victim a secret is proving tougher than they'd like.
Murder on the Caronia
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As Genevieve Masefield and George Porter Dillman prepare to embark on another Atlantic crossing aboard the Caronia, they encounter two men brandishing shotguns, herding a man and a woman aboard ship in shackles. Curious, the two detectives find that the young couple have been captured in New York by Scotland Yard and are being transported back to England to stand trial for murder.
Murder on the Minnesota
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield temporarily join the Minnesota, a combination freighter and passenger ship owned by the Great Northern Steamship Company, as private detectives. After a fiery Catholic missionary is murdered in what proves to be the first in a series of crimes that will stretch them to their limit. Dillman and Genevieve have to use all their skills to combat danger.
Murder on the Mauretania
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Posing as passengers on the maiden voyage of the Mauretania, George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield endure a nightmare voyage. Dillman is instrumental in rescuing a crew member from being washed overboard but he is too late to save one of the First Class passengers from the same fate. The presence of 12 tons of gold bullion on board convince Dillman and Genevieve of premeditated murder...
Murder on the Lusitania
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1907: George Porter Dillman sets sail from Liverpool on the Lusitania's maiden voyage. Hired to pose as a passenger, George is in fact a private detective for the Cunard Line. When an expensive piece of jewelry is reported stolen and a body is found, George works quickly to solve both crimes, makes an unusual friend, Genevieve Masefield, and uncovers secrets aboard the ship that prove explosive.