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Nostradamus in Orval
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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
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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
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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
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Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $5.19 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
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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
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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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,990. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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
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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)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(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
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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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,260. 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: 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.
Deadly Affair: A Georgian Historical Mystery
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Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,390. 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
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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
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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.
Confederate Resurrection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,900. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a twenty year old plot to restart the Civil War over again resurfaces, Orvil Ketchum finds himself forced right in the middle...and on the other side.
A Girl and Her Bank: Munich Merchants
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
it is Jericho! as Gabby's office falls to the attack and she stumbles along the secret passageways. A billion dollar drug fund hangs in the balance as the enforcers of Niklatos Stathos close their iron fists on the port of Amsterdam, to take the woman hostage as her daughter Althea and Prester John from Silver Company race to save her and take back the control of the Meyerling Banks. Vol 2 of 8.
War at Home: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,040. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The case starts out close to home: Daniel Kirkland never arrived at Yale for the spring semester. What at first seems like a missing persons case becomes something bigger, as Smokey delves into the heart of the anti-war movement. Gradually he realizes that he has stumbled into America’s second war of the decade: the war at home.
Stone Cribs: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Private investigator Smokey Dalton and his powerful girlfriend discover a critically injured woman in his neighbor’s apartment, and his neighbor missing. Smokey gets the woman to a nearby hospital, but the doctor won’t treat her until she tells him what happened to her. Smokey finds himself in a secret part of America. None of it makes sense, and all of it threatens everything he believes in.
Thin Walls: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Smokey Dalton and Jimmy, the young boy he protects, have settled into a new life on Chicago’s South Side. But when Smokey gets hired to investigate the death of a black man in a local park, he realizes that the murder might not be an isolated case. The case forces Smokey to dig deeper into the area's history—and secrets. Secrets so dark, they threaten his very existence.