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Calvus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In modern day St Albans, England there is a grisly discovery in Verulamium Park and Australian DI Chris O’Rourke is the investigating officer.
Dead to Sin
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Nicholas Penn is summoned to gaol by a man accused of the rape and murder of young women. Reluctantly, Nicholas answers the call. The man was found with the last victim; his situation is desperate. Nicholas soon finds out how easily he has been duped. Torn between old loyalties and the need to find the truth, Nicholas promises to reveal the murderer, whoever they are, to stop the trail of death.
The Darlington Substitution
Series: Deed Box of John H Watson, MD, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Mentioned in passing by Dr. Watson in his account of A Scandal in Bohemia, The Darlington Substitution is a tale of deceit, treachery, and murder most foul, set in the wild Border country of northern England. Holmes and Watson encounter a centuries-old legend which tells of the future extinction of an ancient noble family, and set themselves against one of the most ingenious and fiendish villains
Dawn of Betrayal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On an open-ended assignment for one of Hollywood’s mainline studios Raymond James, private investigator, and his partner Miss Suzuki develop an understanding of the communist conspiracy plaguing America. Her experiences lead Miss Suzuki to predict the future capture of our country through promotion of a cult-of-personality figurehead fronting for a shadowy cabal of entrenched domestic enemies.
The Manifest Destiny Network Chronicles, Book 1: The Sister Diaries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Daniel has begun a quest to discover who killed his parents in 2037, when he was ten. Denise, a friend of Daniel's mother, had been arrested, tried, and convicted. However, in 2052, Daniel receives a diary and an electronic letter from a just-deceased Denise claiming her innocence. Given Daniel's few accomplishments in life, can he possibly resolve this complex cold case?
Newtonville
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 140,510. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Shootings and a threat of war hangs over the isolated ficticious southeastern Oklahoma town of Newtonville. Follow the story of young Honey Rimeola, her family and her friends as they encounter crooked lawyers and mountain men as well as the revolutionaries trying to arm them.
The Seasons of Sam Rock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The Seasons of Sam Rock is a paranormal noir/horror novel with a wry sense of humor. In it, the 1940's Hollywood detective must find Summer Banning’s missing brother, solve Autumn Moran’s vicious murder and discover who's buried in an unmarked grave freshly dug in the back corner of an unkempt cemetery come winter.
Who Murdered Etienne Bastarache
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1730 Etienne Bastarache has many lifeskills for his duties as a soldier. But he had an ability to corrupt some of those who are closest to him. He is found dead of either suicide, as the priest believes, or murdered. His body has a bullet wound to the forehead, part of a rope hanging from a tree limb above him, and, a knife in his back and in his heart. New France's legal system is ill equipped.
Lamentations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Mystic Mustangs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the turn of the century, generations of families become intertwined in the Louisiana bayous and the curse of the women from Delphine manor. Illicit affairs and secretive friendships, alliances that lead to mysterious disappearances, the Delphine curse follows its victims spanning oceans and time. But is it truly the curse responsible for the murders, or are darker secrets hidden in the swamps?
Dog Star Bender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Fastidious Sirius Thorpe has been looking for his father Cygnus since he was eighteen. When his latest missing persons case starts to go in bizarre directions he realizes all is not right and soon comes to suspect he has been lured into a trap by the man he's spent half his life preparing to kill.
Backli's Ford
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the early 1700s, an A’lle generation ship crashed in the woods of Lower Canada. While many of the colonists sheltered the injured A’lle, some reacted with fear and loathing. Two centuries later, nothing much has changed. This is what Constance, first A’lle investigator for Lower Canada, must deal with when she investigates the beating death of an A’lle boy in the village of Backli's Ford.
Somewhere West Of Fiji
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Publisher's Place. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
From out of the clouds, lieutenant Bowcutt reduced power on the twin Allison's in his P-38 Lightening fighter. Lost and out of fuel in a pacific storm, his only hope was a water landing next to an uninhabited island. But was he out of the War?
An Abandoned Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.25 from 4 reviews)
A hot summer in Fife, and Charles Murray, laird of Letho, is a busy man. His servants’ wing is leaking, his minister’s manse is falling down, his houseguest is annoying and his neighbour’s niece is entrancing. When an unknown woman dies mysteriously on his land, he can hardly find time to investigate her death – until it involves the whole village, and more violence follows.
Innocent Strangers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Falsely accused of the murder of an heiress to a coal mining fortune, a father-and-daughter must fight for their lives in a vengeful town where they are strangers.
Deadly Affair: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,180. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Career diplomat Alec Halsey has been elevated to a marquessate he doesn't want and Polite Society believes he doesn't deserve. When a nobody vicar drops dead in front of him at a party-political dinner Alec suspects the man was poisoned. But who would want a seemingly harmless man of God murdered, and why?
Family Affair: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Smokey Dalton gets a call from an old friend to help transport a battered woman and her young daughter from Madison, Wisconsin, to a shelter in Chicago. When Smokey and Marvella Walker show up at the drop site, they learn that the woman is both white and a racist. She refuses to leave with them. And that’s only the beginning of their problems.
Guarding Lacey: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Private detective Smokey Dalton does his best to protect his adopted family, from his 11-year-old son Jimmy to his friends, the Grimshaws. But Smokey can’t see everything. Jimmy notices that Lacey Grimshaw—“thirteen going on trouble,” Smokey says—skips school to hang out with an adult man. Jimmy doesn’t want to tattle, but he’s worried about Lacey.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
The Changling's Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by G. W. Thomas. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Arthur Freeborn was not like other people. He was Fey. He had mutilated himself trying to appear human but still the people of England, despite their Victorian era of trains, Science and morals, persecuted him for his gifts. That was until someone began killing women in the streets of London. Was Freeborn the spring-heeled knifeman or was he the one to catch him?
Angels of Mercy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mercy Allcutt is excited to be renting out rooms in her new home in Los Angeles, no matter how skeptical her boss, PI Ernie Templeton, is. When her housekeeper's son is arrested for murdering a Hollywood bigwig, Mercy gets Ernie to investigate. She aims to do a little snooping on her own. In the meantime, Mercy discovers there's more to being a landlady than meets the eye.