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Relazione Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
By Lucinda Brant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Il diplomatico di carriera Alec Halsey è stato elevato al titolo di Marchese, un titolo che non desidera e che la Buona Società non ritiene che meriti: la sua amante ha deciso che dopotutto non lo vuole sposare ed il sospetto che abbia ucciso lui suo fratello continua a circolare nei salotti londinesi. Quindi, tornare a Londra dopo sette mesi di isolamento potrebbe essere un errore.
1906 - A Novel
By James Dalessandro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,370. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
A Soul of Steel: A Novel of Suspense featuring Irene Adler and Sherlock Holmes
By Carole Nelson Douglas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,990. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(Book 3, previously published without the Conan Doyle story as Irene at Large) When a man in Oriental garb collapses at the feet of Miss Penelope Huxleigh, the associate of diva/detective Irene Adler, at a Parisian café, Adler quickly diagnoses his ailment as...poison. “Douglas has more than earned her niche in the mystery hall of fame with this timeless classic.”—RT Book Reviews
The Adventuress: A Novel of Suspense featuring Irene Adler and Sherlock Holmes
By Carole Nelson Douglas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
American diva/detective Irene Adler, the only woman to outwit Sherlock Holmes,and everyone’s favorite Victorian spinster, Nell Huxleigh, witness a drowned sailor’s tattooed body being recovered from the Seine. A trail of tattoos soon leads Irene and Nell to political and matrimonial treachery in Monaco, and again crossing swords with Sherlock Holmes.
Fidanzamento Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
By Lucinda Brant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: Italian. Published: January 11, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
E’ il 1763. Il diplomatico di carriera e investigatore dilettante Alec Halsey è invischiato negli omicidi e nel caos in una tenuta di campagna. Deve anche affrontare i demoni della sua passata vita amorosa e un crudele scherzo del destino gli rivela perché suo fratello lo odia tanto e perché farebbe qualunque cosa per rovinarlo.
Nostradamus in Orval
By Patrick Bernauw
Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Dutch. Published: January 5, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Antiquair Karel Rombaut wil met zijn boek aantonen dat hij als nazaat van Lodewijk XVII (1785-1795?) een troonpretendent van Frankrijk is. Maar voor hij zijn levenswerk kan publiceren, wordt Rombaut vermoord door een mysterieuze man die hem "de Profetie van Orval" zou hebben getoond... van de hand van Nostradamus!
Lost among the Dead and Dying
By Michael Mears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,970. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Paris, 1927. Anne Johnson is missing among the city’s artists and expats. Detective Michael Temple is sent to bring her home but finds only questions. 1989. Temple comes across information that suggests a solution to the old mysteries. Temple returns to Paris hoping for more than a swan song. He wants answers and measure of justice.
Requiem for a Small Town Dance Band
By Thom Whalen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1956, tongues are wagging in Edenport, a small logging town in the Pacific Northwest, because the notorious Honey B has divorced her husband and is moving back. Settling in becomes a lot harder when one of her former high-school lovers is found floating in the harbor with his throat slit and the new police chief suspects that she is involved. Who is the mysterious man hiding in her house?
The Deveron Manuscript
By Rose Sandy
Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
A desperate quest... A disturbing secret disclosed for centuries in an ancient manuscript... Five nations wrapped in a government conspiracy to unravel the secrets it protects... Calla Cress, a British Museum curator defies protocol by holding onto a encrypted artifact. Alarming in its decryption and damaging in its diplomatic impact, a secret that has, luckily, remained concealed. Until now.
A Private Disgrace: Lizzie Borden by Daylight
By Victoria Lincoln
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,890. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Lizzie Andrew Borden was tried and acquitted in the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Media coverage of the case created a furor throughout the United States reminiscent of the Rosenberg, Claus von Bulow and O.J. Simpson trials. No other suspect was ever charged with the double homicide, and speculation on the case continues to this day.
The Bridge Tender
By Gary P. Landry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,120. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
"The Bridge Tender," a courtroom drama, is a smoldering tale of murder, intrigue, and love set in a small southern town during the early months of the Civil War. As the murder trial of the town's bridge tender unfolds, secrets spill out into the open that send the town careening into its own civil war
The Rune House
By L.J. Hutton
Price: Free! Words: 114,990. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.75 star(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.
The Masked Adversary
By James McCreet
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,030. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Nothing is quite as it seems in Victorian London. When two strangely horrific bodies are found, the Metrolpolitan Police Commissioner finds he must bend some rules to solve the crimes. Enter ex-detective George Williamson and ally Noah Dyson in a case that is unprecedented in gruesomeness and terror. In a city of a million faces, all men wear masks.
Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних)
By Mark Toma & Eva Kamm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Mark is a radio presenter haunted by false memories of a war that never happened. The only person he tells about his "visions" is Eva, a bright young trainee. One day she disappears... Mарк одержим воспоминаниями о войне, которой не было. Единственный человек, которому он рассказывает о своих "видениях" - это Ева, молодая практикантка. Но она исчезает, и найти ее в мире Марка невозможно.
Backli's Ford
By Marcelle Dube
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: 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.
Service of the Heir
By Lexie Conyngham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Charles Murray is in Edinburgh when tragedy strikes him. Yet is everything quite as it seems? The deaths of a lawyer and a servant not only draw him down to Edinburgh’s grim underclass, but also make him reconsider his elegant society friends. Who kills – and who gives the orders? Service of the Heir is the third in the Murray of Letho series, set in Georgian Scotland.
An Abandoned Woman
By Lexie Conyngham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.25 star(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.
Deadly Affair: A Georgian Historical Mystery
By Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Crimance, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Category: 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? Book 2 in the Alec Halsey Crimance series.
Masked Rider: Origins
By Jennifer Oberth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Holly Westin is having a bad week. Cavalry soldiers storm into her village hunting a fugitive. A neighbor is killed, Holly's brother arrested and everyone wants to capture the mysterious Masked Rider. She’s determined to free her brother but can she do it with the captain courting her, the fugitive hiding on her land and her father drinking while the in-laws visit? 128,507 words.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel
By Kris Nelscott
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the landlord at one of Sturdy Investments’ South Side properties dies alone in his apartment, Smokey Dalton agrees to investigate. He finds old human bones in the basement, along with hints of more. As he and Laura, his girlfriend and Sturdy's CEO, dig deeper, they discover secrets that could threaten them, Sturdy, and one of Chicago’s greatest institutions. Secrets worth killing for.