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The Oldest Flame: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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A visit with old friends turns to disaster for Mrs. Meade when a fire destroys their house during the night. Even worse, the fire appears to have been deliberately set. Which of the people who were in the house that night is responsible? There are several possibilities, and Mrs. Meade is not sure which is the most distressing... "The Oldest Flame" is a novelette, approximately 17,800 words long.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Three
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Augustus and his new confidante, Constable Wright are tracking a murderer in this third installment of Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness. The next installment will be available March 7, 2014!
The Turquoise Tablet of Atlantis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Holy Mountain, a lost land, past life journeys to discover wording transcribed on a hidden tablet bringing us the secret of how to survive the Second Great Flood. A sacred truth known to Templar Knights, Cosimo de Medici, Goddess Isis and the God Osiris, uncovered through the gates of the night, to reveal the true location of Atlantis and the reason for the downfall of this Golden society.
Curtains of Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
London, 1888. A knife flashes in the fog. A madman has begun the most notorious and shocking series of murders in history. With each new discovery of a woman's mutilated body, the citywide panic grows. The police seem unable to stop the killer, even when he taunts them with letters. Letters signed...Jack the Ripper.
A Secret in Ash Brooke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A small town newspaper reporter's sleuthing hobby, uncovered an exceptional likeness between two young women. Each portray different lifestyles; one most proper, the other of questionable moral values. Their overlapping timetables created an impossible situation. One person cannot possibly be in two places at the same time. Or can they? Assumed correct, his quest continued to learn the truth.
The Missing Gun
Series: Hawker of the Yard, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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London in the early months of WW2. When a pawnbroker’s assistant is wounded by a gunman wearing a gasmask it looks like a simple case of a bungled armed robbery, but the more Detective Inspector Hawker looks into it, the more confusing it becomes. A red-headed soldier, a missing gun, a dead cat, an empty violin case and a damaged violin are only a few of the threads that have to be unwound.
Bias and the Adulterous Daughter
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In ancient Ionia, there are no private detectives. However Bias, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios in Priene, has been asked to solve a private mystery. Kreton, the patriarch of the neighboring estate, suspects his daughter-in-law of carrying on with someone other than her husband. Bias must find out in this short story sequel to Murder at the Festival of Apaturia.
Murder At The Festival Of Apaturia
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Bias of Priene is back! In the much awaited sequel to Murder at the Panionic Games, Bias must once again put his deductive powers to work to save his city-state from the miasma of death. When a young Lydian man is found dead on the first day of the festival of Apaturia, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios, Bias is conscripted to solve the murder!
Lily Torrence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
...all because twenty-six hours earlier he'd reached for a bottle and found a gun.
Slave Graves
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
Death of a Daughter of Venice
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
1739 The Venice of Vivaldi and Canaletto. Harry Brierfield, a young Englishman is attempting to establish himself painting cityscapes for his compatriots doing the Grand Tour. Things turn disastrous when he finds a body in a canal. Paola, a young musician and the dead girl’s friend, is ready to co-opt his assistance in discovering who did kill Sonia. But can they do it?
Emma's Rifles
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 41,530. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Meet Emma Reynolds-Chase. Born into the caldron state of frontier Missouri in the eighteen thirties. She witnesses its darker sides, as rough men of conviction square off into a conflict that threatens to tear America apart. A world of shifting alliances, with a divided loyalties. America in 1850 - new technology: Telegraph and Steam.: Gold, Iron, and Copper in abundance. New- enemies.
The Fallen Princess
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Hallowmas 1144. The murdered body of Prince Hywel’s long lost cousin, a woman thought to have run away with a Dane five years earlier, turns up on a beach. The trail has long since gone cold until the investigation threatens to expose dangerous truths that everyone from king to killer would prefer to keep buried. The Fallen Princess is the fourth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
They Called Her The Gungirl (Lucien Caye short story)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
September, 1947. A young brunette with dark brown eyes stands shivering in the rain, a pretty blonde poses in a bikini. There is also a desperate boyfriend and a murdered doctor – all drawing New Orleans Private Eye Lucien Caye into a case that may end with the first woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair.
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.
Sabotage at RKO Studio
Price: $5.87 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