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History and Mystery, Oh My!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mystery and Horror, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Step back in time with History and Mystery, Oh My! All the stories in this anthology are set at least fifty years before publication. Find out why Caruso's tailor could never claim the famous tenor as a client. Walk with Caravaggio under the dome of Santa Maria del Popolo. Learn why Flash Gordon stopped filming.Turn a page and lose yourself in Victorian London, or tangle with WWII spies.
The Ghost of Christmas Past
Series: The Star Elite. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rupert has to visit the ghost from his past and persuade her to make a trip to London to her uncle’s sickbed. However, he is not prepared for the love that lingers between him and the woman he should have married four years ago. Can he keep her out of danger while persuading her to take a chance on him for a second time? Or will the evil French spy, Jacques Fornier tear them apart forever?
General Well'ngone In Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,640. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Aster Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short mystery story set in Regency London during the Frost Fair of 1814, a recently orphaned boy disappears, seemingly off the face of the earth. Wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Ezra Melamed enlists the aid of General Well’ngone, a young Jewish pickpocket, who has his own reason for wishing to find the missing child—the General has fallen in love with the boy’s older sister.
Scarlet Day
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,420. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cambridge, 1985. Graham Dowland, paranoid pedant par excellence, is searching for a priceless lost manuscript. Investigating a murder seems like a dangerous distraction. But perhaps the two are connected. Will Graham discover the truth before the Fenland floodwaters rise too far?
Sherlock Holmes and the Eye of Mad Bear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Holmes and Watson are in Saratoga Springs, NY, to thwart an attempt by Col Sebastian Moran to secure a treasure mentioned in a Robert Louis Stevenson novel. Watson is arrested for murder. Lillie Langtry, members of an Iroquois secret society and a pair of notorious western outlaws are among those drawn into a final battle in the cave of Mad Bear.
The Castro '76
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
Death at Dinner
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Cassie Pengear did not want to spend her evening acting as a parlor maid even if the house was in Mayfair, but her landlady’s friend was desperate and it was only night. But then one of the guests collapsed at the table. Now poison is suspected and the cook is convinced she’s the main suspect and will be locked away if Cassie doesn’t solve the death at dinner. 56,000 words, approx 220 pages
The Infidels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Murder and Intrigue in 5th century Ireland! Conor MacCormac, the new King of Connacht, had not wanted a Christian church in his territory, but the High-King – a new convert – had insisted. Now the priests have been slaughtered by raiders from the northlands – or so it seems. Conor must unravel the mystery, and he fears the truth may rock the Emerald Isle
The King's Avenger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder and Intrigue in 5th century Ireland! Conor MacCormac is not only the most honored warrior of Connacht, he is the king’s closest friend. When his leader is murdered at the High-King’s Fair, it is up to Conor to find the killer. The king had no shortage of enemies – but which one is guilty? And what price must Conor pay to find the answer?
Blackmail at Wrigley Field
Price: $5.87 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Los Angeles. 1937. When we last saw young novelist James Murray, his life had taken a bad turn. And now, two years later, he must come to grips with the choices he's made in this, the fourth James Murray Mystery. Here, he meets a young ballplayer who's been receiving blackmail threats. Can James turn his life around and help the young man?
The Reeve's Tale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dame Frevisse suspects that the scandal which has drawn her and the innocent Sister Thomasine from the safety of the priory is but the tip of a terrible intrigue which threatens both nunnery and village alike: The good, kind, and honest Master Naylor stands accused of a crime which threatens to strip him and his entire family of their freedom. Can even God pardon one who turns from a holy path?
InterFEARence: A Novel About Life, Love and Stalin.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this emotional and gripping thriller, L.H. Ostrovsky intricately weaves fact and fiction -past and present - to tell the tale of life in Kiev during Stalin’s infamous purges in the late 1930’s. Brimming with intriguing characters, InterFEARence is a fast-paced story of struggle, hope and determination that will keep you riveted and guessing until the very last sentence.
Worth the Candle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Authentic treasure buried 200 years ago in Virginia protected by a group of ciphers. Three graduate students at a Midwestern university who attack the ciphers with sufficient success to justify an adventure. Local frustrated searchers willing to kill anyone attempting to steal the birthright they and their forebears have fruitlessly sought for well over a century.
Ladies of Class
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder is no respecter of persons… Richard Hayward’s promotion and move from the big city life to the sleepy town of Burshill, England, has been shattered. Sir John Bury needs a murder solved, and the clues are limited. The suspects, on the other hand, aren't.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder followed Albert around the world, from one concert stage to another, like a string of blood-red pearls, forcing him out of his academic womb, naked and exposed, trailing him to the edge of the abyss. Now, in Oxburgh Hall - more a place of the past than the present - he'd finally found a place where death couldn't find him. Then it did
She Never Came Home
Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Alice loses her job and her home, she is forced to move into an old farmhouse with her husband and her dog. She is determined to make the most of the situation - until she starts to hear the voice of a young girl in the middle of the night. Should Alice follow her instinct and leave the p, or should she stay and find out what happened to the little girl forty years ago?
The Rat-Taker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Set in 14th Century London in the time of the Great Pestilence, THE RAT-TAKER is about an obsessive love and a tragic event coiled into one mystery. Simon the Rat-Taker is a man obsessed by a terror that he cannot remember. Driven by the question “What did happen?” he attempts to recall the truth by dictating to his scribe the events of the day that began it all: the day the rats began to die.
Eye of the Diamond-T
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,920. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Dion Blaine. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
After his truck crashes on an icy bridge along Route 66 one night in 1957 Arizona, driver Nick Pente awakens in a remote mountain valley in the care of a Native American shaman and his beautiful daughter. Initially blind, Nick must remember what came before the fateful night on the bridge (trauma dating to his service in WWII and his childhood) before returning to his world with his newfound love.
Dancing With The Mafia
Series: A Political Dance. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A sequel to "A Political Dance," this novel explores the influence exerted by the Mafia on Louisiana elections. A young Assistant Attorney General risks his life to expose corrupt practices with state leases and stumbles onto a much bigger scam. All of this against the backdrop of the Civil Rights unrest.
Chicago P.D., Homicide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Chicago P.D., Homicide is broken up into four individual stories with a through line that unites them. No other family in the history of America has provided more solace to the surviving family members of homicide victims than the Morris family of Chicago which has furnished their fair city with four continuous generations of excellent and dedicated homicide detectives.