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Californian Nightmare
By Bob Hyslop
Series: Jonas Forbes Saga, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1968 Jonas Forbes is hired to uncover a plot for using a UK hit-man to murder a US Presidential candidate. Almost at once he finds himself under threat at home due to treachery. Even so, he identifies the proposed killer & follows him to California – with a personal score to settle as well as to save Bobby Kennedy. A thriller set in both London and San Francisco.
Forbidden City Emperor Dream
By 张 延义(人类)和平
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Never According to Plan
By George Berger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Never According to Plan is a brilliant and unconventional early Victorian mystery-adventure which dwells on the exploitations that occur when the foolish are introduced to the darker corners of society. When the naiveté of a professional scoundrel leads him to take on a job that could cost him his freedom-or his life-his latest victim must come to his aid-if she can set aside her hatred of him.
Sabena Wolf
By Olin Thompson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by Sam Warren. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The woman was treated to everything a woman might want, jewels, finest hotels, marriage by a priest in the most sacred of Texas towns – San Antonio, and trips to New Orleans and finally to Richmond, Virginia. You know the destination, but the why is really important. She had been seduced by the man who would take her to be sold into a high class prostitution ring.
Ode to a Dead Lord
By Jolie Beaumont
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
While Lord Byron is dazzling the Beau Monde with his poetry, Viscount Percy Ainsford Foster Ashe is discovered dead in a shabby boarding house in Brighton. Who murdered Viscount Ashe? Will his now penniless widow ever recover her lost fortune? For Bow Street Runner Theo Bryght the stakes are high as he races to solve the mystery behind what may be just the first canto in a deadly ode to revenge.
A Body in Berkeley Square (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #5)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Bow Street Runner summons Captain Gabriel Lacey to a Berkeley Square ballroom where a young dandy was stabbed to death during a society ball. The prime suspect: Lacey's former commander, Colonel Brandon. Lacey's race to prove Brandon's innocence uncovers dark secrets that go back to the Peninsular Wars and involve the origins of Lacey's and Brandon's own private battle.
Murder on the Waterfront
By Susan Cogan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lady Margaret’s quest to bring a killer to justice leads her out of her art studio to a seedy all-night cafe, a Depression-era tenement, the waterfront, and eventually to the dark underbelly of Chinatown. For other works by this author go to:
Roxy Druse & The Murders of Herkimer County
By Michael Cooney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the winter of 1884 Roxy Druse and her daughter Mary were charged with killing and dismembering her husband. Shocked by reports that she had fed the remains to the family’s pigs, the jury sentenced Roxy to death, sparing her daughter. Generations later a manuscript was discovered, revealing a tale of incest, multiples murder and a woman wrongly condemned.
Thunder Voice
By Sigmund Brouwer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,690. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From Sigmund Brouwer's Sam Keaton mysteries, set in the Wild West: The town drunk's death is no surprise to Sam Keaton, until two Texas Rangers and the man's niece arrive and begin asking questions--leading Sam to realize that there is a large inheritance at stake, but he must be careful of his own life as he pursues what he now believes is a murder case.
Sun Dance
By Sigmund Brouwer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,840. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From Sigmund Brouwer's Sam Keaton mysteries, set in the Wild West: Samuel Keaton has been the target of bad intentions since he became the Marshal, but danger seems to be coming from the very officials who hired him to guide them through Sioux territory, and Samuel must risk a growing bond with a young Sioux woman in order to save his life.
Silver Moon
By Sigmund Brouwer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,780. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From Sigmund Brouwer's Sam Keaton mysteries, set in the Wild West: Sam Keaton’s been cleared of wrongdoing and is now wearing a badge. Being on the right side of the law, though, doesn’t seem to mean much when a bank robbery goes unsolved and a double murder only makes the townspeople distrust you more.
By Victoria Heckman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,680. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
What would you do if you received information that could save the lives of strangers, but could also get you killed? Nomadic basket weaver Coconut Man faces this when he wanders into a village to sell his baskets and overhears a murder plot that brings war not only to this village, but to the entire island. How does a man with no status in the community change its destiny?
Independence Day, Book Two: Tangled Webs
By Bex Aaron
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Closely knit, deeply religious and with a population of just over 500, Haven Park, Wyoming appeared to be a small town just like any other. Then, on the night of July 4, 1966, everything changed forever. Gripped with the horrifying realization there was a killer in their midst, Haven Park reels from one murder after another, at the diabolical hands of one of their own.
"M.H." Meets President Harding
By Michael Zagst
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Sid Halverton receives an invitation from Thomas Edison to join the inventor and his friends Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone on a camping trip, he is beside himself with anticipation. His elation turns to horror when the woman who accompanies him disappears with the campout guest of honor - President Warren Harding.
Rendezvous with murder
By Peggy Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Come with us once again to Rondyvoo! This time our campers have a murder to contend with. Campfires, coffee, fry bread and something sinister. Everyone knows each other so how could it happen? Lot's of old and new friends are back at camp once again. Who is next? 3rd. in the Rondyvoo series, you're sure to keep guessing, who did it?
Murder On The Boulevard
By Kori Donahue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Bobbi had always wanted to find Mr. Right. But, as a young, independent woman in her late 20's, Hollywood was probably not the right place to find him, especially in the 1950's. Just when she thinks she's found her Prince Charming, she gets involved in something sinister. Bodies are appearing all over town, and if she doesn't figure it out, she'll be the next murder victim...on the Boulevard.
Killing Osama Bin Laden - A Novel
By Dan Weatherington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A decade later, a million members of the United States armed forces have been unable to locate the man responsible for three thousand innocent lives. Two of those lives were the beloved children of a Mafia Don who will do whatever is necessary to kill the one who took the lives of his children.
Silverton Gold
By Jon Hovis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From the author of "Preacher" and "The Feather Gang" comes an historically accurate tale of a Pinkerton agent tracking stolen gold and outlaws in the high country of Colorado. This wonderful novel showcases life, danger, and mining in the wild west of the 1890s.
The Devil at my Heels
By Charles Mossop
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,250. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A modern murder mystery with a historical twist.
The Nell Sweeney Historical Mysteries
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 391,200. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.25 star(4.14 from 7 reviews)
This bargain-priced “boxed set” contains all six of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mysteries, originally published by Berkley Prime Crime. Set in post-Civil War Boston, the series features Irish-born governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt.