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Sherlock Holmes - The Shadow of James Moriarty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
An explosive event on Holmes's birthday begins the case that Dr John Watson records as 'The Shadow of James Moriarty'. Since Moriarty's death there has been no-one to challenge Holmes's formidable intellect...until now. It seems like the very shadow of Moriarty himself is to envelop Holmes and take him from us. Only his great intellect and a grand deception stands between him and certain death.
Margaret Dashwood's Diary
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 85,740. Language: British English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Margaret Dashwood travels from home to stay with her older sisters—sensible Elinor and romantic Marianne—in order to recuperate following a broken engagement. When a mysterious figure from Margaret’s past returns, she faces an impossible choice of her own: not between sense and sensibility, but between duty and her own heart. Margaret Dashwood’s Diary is appropriate for all ages.
Labyrinth Of Lies
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
One man. One maze. One secret sealed in blood. Theseus must navigate the the labyrinth and see past the masks to slay the Minotaur.
The Napoleon Connection
Series: The Jewel Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FREE PROMOTION FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2014! This first installment in The Jewel Trilogy has young, accomplished art historian Michael Bennington heading down to New Orleans to search for the whereabouts of a priceless artifact curiously missing from the city's historical museum, a roller-coaster ride through the city's quirky modern-day and historical past...
Sabotage at RKO Studio
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood. 1933. James Murray’s first novel is a surprise success. On contract at a major film studio, he tries to figure out what’s behind a series of accidents plaguing various productions -- including "King Kong," the studio’s new film. "Sabotage at RKO Studio" is two novels in one: two parallel stories, featuring two heroes, working two cases in two different versions of 1930s Hollywood.
Do Not Disturb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
Unholy Pictures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,370. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The owner (Ira Rumkowski) of a small bookstore in St. Petersburg, Florida is murdered. He was in his late sixties, had no known enemies, no wealth to speak of, and was well liked and respected in the community. The murder is professionally done. Why him? Ira's good friend is a detective with SPPD. The detective (Rocco) is approached a few days after the murder by an acquaintance of the victim who
Not in Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Genevieve McKenna wants to right an old wrong: return a drawing the Nazis stole in Paris to its owners. But someone is determined to stop her. Is it Julien Brooks, who is shadowing her every move? And why does she keep having strange flashbacks to a place she’s never been? What she learns will reveal a heartbreaking story of doomed romance. It might also cost her and Julien their lives.
Tracks of a Pigeon-toed Horse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
With the Black Hawk War at an end, Collin Mitchell is haunted by his past and ready to hang up his guns. Brother Brigham, however, has a job for the reformed gunman—track down a missing girl. But old enemies want Mitchell dead, and caught in a storm of lethal violence, Mitchell must resurrect the killer within and steel himself to stand or die in the shadows of the Wasatch Mountains.
Blood: the Color of Cranberries
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A sweeping chronicle of the Milton family, sophisticated Chicagoans who are forced to move to a small, northern Wisconsin peat bog in 1920, due to the sudden and unexpected death of a family member. The unraveling of a mysterious "accident" takes forty years,while we are introduced to a history of cranberry cultivation in Indianhead country, as well as the life and communities of the North Woods.
An Ostentation
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This is a story about the Peacock family, a family as old as Chicago, with secrets embedded within the family tree and concealed by the pride of consecutive generations. Tensions created by the divisions of class and ethnicity set the stage for a compelling love story, woven into a murder mystery intimately entwined with the transformative years of a great city.
Gray Dominion
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sylvia and Kath, two active, gray-haired women, one a widowed artist, and the other a mildly autistic intellectual, put down their paint brush, binoculars, and guidebook projects to investigate mysterious happenings in Yellowstone Park. Along the way, they encounter a murder conspiracy that leads all the way to the governor’s mansion.
The Man Who Never Was
Price: Free! Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1986, Derwenthaugh Coke Works closed, and demolition began. A strange discovery halts the regeneration plans. As there is no obvious explanation as to why these artefacts are there, the police become involved. The only clue which offers any progress points to events which took place many years ago. When a young police officer thinks she has seen one of the objects before, the intrigue thickens.
Buried Appearances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
*Newly revised and edited 26 November 2014* Skylar Dewitt has been ostracized her entire life due to her grandfather’s well-known sympathies with the Nazis. But now her grandfather’s body has been recovered in the Netherlands in an area famous for being a Nazi killing ground. Skylar jets off to Holland in search of answers.
Final Exit
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Psychic Jillian Abercrombie and her brother, Jonathan, attend a benefit performance at the theater with their parents. There one of the actors makes a final exit, and Jon becomes smitten by an actress popularly known as "The Jerusalem Rose," while he pursues the mystery.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
The Arrival of Truth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In pre-Civil War Virginia, some slaves tell a story about Sojourner and the Truth. One young girl, forced to give up her own children and nurse a white baby, wonders what the Truth will mean. Will it set her free? Or will it force her to make terrible choices of her own?
The Death of the Hurdy Gurdy Boy
Series: The Ghost Detective, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Tommy the street musician is murdered in a London shop doorway one bitterly cold December night in 1882. One hundred and thirty years later his troubled spirit befriends a young violinist, Tamara, and implores her to help him answer the questions "Who?" and "Why?". In doing so she confronts her own problems. Vibrant and funny but occasionally dark and always emotionally truthful.
The Toymakers: The Making of An Anerican Icon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
The story of the creation and eventual marketing of what would become a true American icon, told by the author who spent seven years inside the toy industry.
Smuggler's Glory
Series: The Star Elite, Book 2. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 79,220. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Simon hates villages, especially Much Hampton in the wilds of Bodmin Moor. Determined to get his mission finished so he can leave, the last thing he expects is to find himself embroiled in a complex web of mysteries, lies and murder. He is no knight in shining armour but is drawn into protecting the beautiful Francesca, but is she the very person he has been sent there to capture?