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Волин - роман, книга 1. Народный вестник / Volin - novel. book 1 People's Herald
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 145,500. Language: Russian. Published: December 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
После Путина придет Волин. Он принесет в Россию Просвещение.
Tomb for an Eagle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,150. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A man lies under the tawny earth, hands still clutching the knife that killed him. Thorfinn Sigurdarson, Earl of all Orkney and Caithness, has made a mistake, and he won’t let himself forget it. Now rumours have started in the Norse lands that he might be getting a second chance – but should he take it, when it means that dead men are walking?
Death's Avenger (Volume 2 of The Malykant Mysteries)
Series: The Malykant Mysteries, Collected. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,060. Language: British English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To catch a killer, send a monster... But what if a monster isn’t enough? Pushed beyond his endurance, challenged beyond his sanity, at long last Death’s Avenger might need a little help... Konrad Savast returns for another chilling set of adventures in the second volume of the Malykant Mysteries.
The Kirsty Campbell Mysteries: Box set
Series: The Kirsty Campbell Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 250,340. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A box set of three murder mysteries set during and after the First World War, featuring a new and original female detective. Former suffragette and pioneer policewoman, Kirsty Campbell, investigates three baffling mysteries and puts her life in danger when she seeks to find killers who will do anything to prevent exposure.
Murder and Revolution
Price: Free! Words: 114,180. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Murder at the Tsar’s private palace... and sinister monk Rasputin is a suspect. The Russian Revolution draws Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes into a terrifying web of intrigue and violence. Fleeing for their lives amid the death throes of two vast, ancient empires, they face horrors beyond imagination. And in a far-flung corner of the world, they find the answer to their mystery.
Thrill Girl
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,800. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the decade before Mad Men, there was Thrill Girl...It's the summer of June, 1951. A beautiful vigilante is haunting the streets of LA. She's killed six and no one knows who she is or when she'll strike next. Reporter Jack Curran is tracking her with one goal in mind, file the exclusive and reveal Thrill Girl's identity.
The Paris Package
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,060. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
For Stella Bled Lawrence being wealthy and stylish in 1938 is exactly what it’s cracked up to be. She’s blissfully unaware of the rising tensions in Europe even as she travels to Vienna on the eve of the Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass. Stella and her husband, Nicky, witness the night’s atrocities first hand. Even as they watch the horror, they never imagine it will touch them personally,
Child of an Unknown Past
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,040. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Who is Catherine's father? She is desperate and needs to know! Her mother was raped by three men 20 years ago, one is dead, one a murderer, the third insane. Knowing may save her critically ill daughter who needs a bone marrow donor. in the shadows is an unknown child who lived many years ago. She emerges and offers help at critical times of need, first to Lizzie and her daughter Catherine,
The Rope on the Neck
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 167,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It is a story of the family of Count Claudieuse. They suffer many misfortunes from the beginning of the novel: the fire of the estate, the assault of the count victim of gunfire, ruin ... The clues lead to Jacques de Boiscoran, but a Parisian lawyer, Manuel Folgat, quickly convinces of the innocence of the accused. Then he discovers that the past of a young man is a secret one with the Countess
Murder on the Western Front
Price: Free! Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A real-life Hell - the Western Front, 1915. Death is everywhere. In the confusion of combat, young American volunteer nurse Agnes Frocester witnesses something utterly unexpected... a murder. While an innocent man faces the firing squad, Agnes's investigations take her into the bohemian heart of Paris and across the battlefields of Europe - into the most deadly places on earth.
Killing Satisfaction
Price: Free! Words: 130,200. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The year is 1965 and the sixties are in full swing; the Rolling Stones iconic track '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' is about to change popular music forever. Violence, organised crime and police corruption are on the rise, but a seemingly pointless and despicable crime is about to shock the public and mire in a lasting controversy.
Protectors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 173,900. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An amazing trip into the experiences and lives of three women in 1969 Berkeley told with riveting attention to detail.
Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 116,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
As the Titanic sinks, a notorious playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes question the survivors under hypnosis, revealing a dark conspiracy. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents... ...and Agnes finds, as the whole world stands on the brink of war, that she alone has the power to save it. Or destroy it.
Record of Blood (Ravenwood Mysteries #3)
Series: Ravenwood Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An honorable man with a bloody past he can only remember in part, and a woman dead in the eyes of the world, but all too alive. A confessed murderer, and a missing body lures Isobel Kingston into the night, but she finds far more than she bargains for on the foggy dunes. Ambushed and rendered unconscious, she wakes to find herself hog-tied, and at the mercy of brutal men.
Two Graves For Waziristan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 151,690. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Reis, Lake, Forsythe, a Russian military attache, a Navy SEAL sniper, an Al Qaeda informant, and a grizzled detective. All have pieces of a sinister puzzle, but none of them know it. Each piece throws them on a roller coaster ride of lies, betrayal, diamonds, and death. When the puzzle is complete, the most heinous betrayal in history is unmasked and the world learns the truth about Abbottabad
Servant of the Skull
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Each time a talented forensic anthropologist touches a skull she is pulled into the living past of the skull’s owner. And if the person died a violent death, she re-lives everything they went through in their last living moments.
The Irrationalist: The Tragic Murder of René Descartes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An historical murder mystery based on real events. Who would want to murder the world’s most famous philosopher? Turns out: nearly everyone.
Smokey Dalton Boxed Set: Books 1-3
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 303,640. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Called “an outstanding series” by Booklist and “triumphant” by the Chicago Tribune, Kris Nelscott’s Smokey Dalton mysteries boast numerous awards, including finalists for the Edgar and Shamus awards. This bargain-priced boxed set includes the first three books in the series: A Dangerous Road, Smoke-Filled Rooms, and Thin Walls.
A Friend of Mr. Nijinsky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the great Nijinsky arrives in New York to a tumultuous welcome in April, 1916, young Morgan Vanheusen braves his father’s wrath by helping the dancer steal away from his family’s estate during a charity event. An unlikely alliance blossoms and Morgan becomes known as 'a friend of Mr. Nijinsky'. Doors open and he grabs the opportunity to get back to racing the motorcars he loves.
Unnatural Fire
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 110,860. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In foggy filthy rat-infested London od 1699, two eccentric female detectives Countess Ashby dela Zouche and her ex-maid, Alpiew, go in search of a missing man and find more than they bargained for.

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