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The Irrationalist: The Tragic Murder of René Descartes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,840. 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.
Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 134,280. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As the Titanic sinks, an English playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes investigate - and discover a dark conspiracy among the most powerful nations on earth. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents - and Agnes finds she has the power to save a world on the brink of war. Or to destroy it.
The Smokey Dalton Starter Bundle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 303,660. 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 starter bundle 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.
Night Side of Dark
Series: Ambrose Lincoln. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,230. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Y&R Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
American operative Ambrose Lincoln has no idea where he is or has been or where he's going. He believes he has been to the night side of dark, a place of the first death, from which no one can return. So why does he find himself on the bomb-ruined landscape of Poland, or has he been exiled to the second death?
The Carlswick Mysteries Box-Set: Books 1 - 3
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 189,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Three award-winning fast paced mysteries packed with action, romance and intrigue. The Carlswick Affair, The Carlswick Treasure and The Carlswick Conspiracy, all together in one place.
Death of a False Physician
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The dreadful day is approaching for the Napiers in Ballater: Hippolyta Napier’s mother is coming to stay. But Mrs. Fettes is not just in Aberdeenshire to visit her youngest daughter: she has other reasons, and one will draw the whole family in, with deadly results. This is the second in the Hippolyta Napier series based in Victorian Deeside.
A Knife in Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The distant Scottish spa town of Ballater seems a world away from the stylish and familiar streets of Georgian Edinburgh, but recently married Hippolyta Napier is making a new life amidst its dark woods and pure, flowing waters. But suspicion, intrigue and death await both inside and outside her new home, and the forces of nature take few prisoners.
Revealed in Mist
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 120,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Prue's job is to uncover secrets, but she hides a few of her own. Enquiry agent David solves problems for the ton, but knows he will never be one of them. Together, they must face the past to find their future.
Kill by Cure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,360. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
‘Kill by Cure’ is a gripping story about a deadly and nefarious plot set in the past, present and future, a time hopping mystery adventure packed with war, conspiracy, betrayal, friendship, danger, excitement, rhymes, riddles and clues. Can you work out who’s behind it all before the characters do? Can you decide who the villains are before they are exposed? Special pre-order price.
A Still and Bitter Grave
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,070. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
He’d dreamed of flying since childhood, and the dream had sustained him. But when that dream turned to a nightmare of a broken airplane smashing into rocks and water, he began to wonder if the dream was his own…or was it someone else’s memory? And if so, whose?
Vestigios
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,490. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Vestigios es una novela de misterio, con una búsqueda incansable de un padre desaparecido, con hechiceros, jesuitas protectores de arcanos inaccesibles, héroes de la historia y una cohorte de alquimistas capaces de cualquier cosa para conquistar la vida eterna porque para ellos: “La vida y la muerte son solo dos estaciones en un camino infinito”.
The Bogeyman Chronicles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 14th Century Scotland, amidst the wars of independence, hatred, murder and betrayal are commonplace and ordinary people are driven to extraordinary lengths to survive, whilst those with power exercise it with cruel pleasure. From the horror of the times and the changing fortunes of the characters, the legend of the Bogeyman is born.
Alec Halsey Mysteries Books 1 - 3
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 345,840. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The first three Alec Halsey Mysteries: Deadly Engagement, Deadly Affair, and Deadly Peril, each a bestseller. All are smart, witty, and passionate adventures set in the aristocratic world of the 18th Century. Lucinda Brant's mysteries explore the darker side of her richly authentic Georgian settings with deeper subplots and even quirkier characters.
Book Of Hours: Unholy Error
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,220. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Religious
Brother Alphaios finds a mysterious parchment thrust into the Book of Hours. Upon learning its origin, he must save it from both the Catholic Church and its owner. His brothers are told their cloister is to be sold, their future uncertain. He meets a couple grappling with being driven from their home, and an ataxic young woman driven to create an enormous reproduction of Gustave Klimt’s Hope II.
The Last Treasure of Ancient England
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,090. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
"Absolutely epic - the ultimate adventure page-turner!" Rose Collins When Chester Bentley is bundled off to a remote boarding school in rural Devon he discovers the old house not only conceals a ghost, but also a dark secret and a string of intriguing riddles that will lead him and his new-found friends to resolve the greatest mystery in all English history
The Road of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,510. Language: Russian. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“The Road of life” is an elegant novel about human freedom and possible compromise with society and government. It is also about love, based on this freedom. Historical accuracy, based on analysis of many historical resources, is combined with high aesthetic component of the text and intensive psychological description of the main characters.
Vengeful Legal Deal
Series: A Belgravia Antiques Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,840. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When psychic antiques dealer Michael Sheridan buys a Victorian photo album in auction, he doesn't expect to unearth a Pandora's Box of lies, deceit, and revenge. As fate would have it, the villain looking to settle the 130-year-old vengeful score through murder is closer than he thinks.
The Francis Bacon Mysteries: Books 1-3
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 288,790. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Francis Bacon reluctantly puts down his books to solve crimes in Elizabethan London, aided by Thomas Clarady, a privateer’s son who will do anything to climb into the ranks of the gentry — or up to a lady’s bedchamber.

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