Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical

ALCHEMY: a story of perfect murder
By
Price: Free! Words: 98,800. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Victorian London, a young artist unravels the formula of a potion for immortality and raising the dead – as prescribed in an ancient tome: Alchemy. Just when he cracks the secret code for the last sickening components, his mistress dies, and he vows to revive her. Knowing that the final ingredients means taking innocent lives - he just has to decide whose. And someone gets away with murder.
Honeymoon with Death
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On their honeymoon trip through Europe, Prudence and Knighton join a small group of travelers to see the triple falls on the river Velino in Italy when tragedy strikes. Their carriage breaks down on a remote road, they are accosted by bandits, and escape only to find one of the travelers dead the next morning in a ravine near the bandits’ ambush location.
Ghosts of Tsavo
By
Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: Free! Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. But she’ll need more than that to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. All this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
Oak Island: The Knights of Oak: The Possible Fate of the Knights Templars After 1307
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Knights of Oak presents a theory concerning the fate of the Knights Templar after their initial arrest by the King of France, Philip IV in 1307. No one knows for certain what happened to the vast treasure that they had accumulated, including the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail. One logical path that these treasures might have taken is to have ended up on Oak Island.
When Angels Cry
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Called back to her hometown on the Oregon Coast, Abigail Daniels struggles with the sudden death of her mother. The doctor calls the death a heart attack--but Abigail believes she was more likely frightened to death. Abigail delves into the town's secrets. The more she uncovers layers of possible murder suspects, could the motive for murder be buried treasure washed ashore 150 years earlier?
The Shore and Other Stories
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Great War is eight years past, but Mitch Pembroke is finding more danger than he ever encountered in the skies above France. Wherever he travels, trouble seems to lie in wait for him. And this time his boxer-turned-bodyguard friend, Kit Moran, might not be able to get him out again.
The Lost Brother (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)
By
Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
November 1146. When an investigation murder uncovers treason at the highest levels of King Owain’s court, Gareth and Gwen must come to terms with unprecedented treachery—and a villain whose crimes can never be forgiven. The Lost Brother is the sixth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Liar
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspired by a true story. Everyone wants to know what happened to Alice Louise who disappeared from the streets of Decatur, Alabama in 1954. Fear captures her family and friends. Alice would not just leave. Ben Slover has big plans for the mystery that shroud Decatur. He knows who took her and $20,000 will keep his mouth shut. But things don't go as Ben plans. Nor did he plan on SJ finding her
Lord Cavendish Returns
By
Series: The Cavendish Mysteries. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has to return to his childhood home to uncover the truth about his ancestry and prove the Cavendish brothers are liars. To find the register that proves his birth he has to enlist the help of the beautiful Arrabella. They are soon drawn into a series of frightening adventures that bring them together, however the truth of Harper's ancestry then tears them apart. Can future ever be theirs?
Hearts of Ice and Other Stories
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Mitch Pembroke survived flying harrowing missions against the Germans during the Great War and now would like to spend his time tasting the excitement of the Roaring Twenties while avoiding the corner office in his father’s company, Pembroke Steel. Kit Moran is the boxer-turned-bodyguard hired to keep Mitch out of trouble. It’s a full time job, because where ever Mitch goes danger always follows.
Saga Di Lui
By
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 133,490. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Romanzo di formazione, 140mila parole, è stato scritto da un perfido giornalista professionista politicamente molto scorretto e maschilista. L'assurdo e tragico legame d'amicizia profonda fin dall'infanzia tra un assassino terrorista rosso e Lui, un poeta idealista perduto tra amori, sogni, ricerca di verità. Sullo sfondo, la corruzione in Italia e nel mondo alla fine del secolo scorso. Come oggi.
The Will O Wisp
By
Series: Amazing Gracie Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,930. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Gracie Evans is going to farm sit again. She invites Shana to come along to keep the girl out of trouble. Melinda Applegate invites herself along to keep both of them out of trouble. Millard Sokal shows up and appears to still be fond of Gracie. Shana unwisely takes up with a trouble family and the Indians moved. A fresh grave in Gracie's cemetery and a will o wisp spirit in the timber is scary.
History and Mystery, Oh My!
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mystery and Horror, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Step back in time with History and Mystery, Oh My! All the stories in this anthology are set at least fifty years before publication. Find out why Caruso's tailor could never claim the famous tenor as a client. Walk with Caravaggio under the dome of Santa Maria del Popolo. Learn why Flash Gordon stopped filming.Turn a page and lose yourself in Victorian London, or tangle with WWII spies.
The Ghost of Christmas Past
By
Series: The Star Elite. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Rupert has to visit the ghost from his past and persuade her to make a trip to London to her uncle’s sickbed. However, he is not prepared for the love that lingers between him and the woman he should have married four years ago. Can he keep her out of danger while persuading her to take a chance on him for a second time? Or will the evil French spy, Jacques Fornier tear them apart forever?
Ghosts of Shaolin
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
James Wainwright always considered himself a working-class engineer playing at detective, never taking the vocation for more than an idle hobby and opportunity to test some of his steampunk inventions. His investigations have always been more of a means of humoring his business partner, idle toff Alton Bartleby. That was before his adopted daughter Xin Yan was taken.
Scarlet Day
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,420. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cambridge, 1985. Graham Dowland, paranoid pedant par excellence, is searching for a priceless lost manuscript. Investigating a murder seems like a dangerous distraction. But perhaps the two are connected. Will Graham discover the truth before the Fenland floodwaters rise too far?
Death at Dinner
By
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cassie Pengear did not want to spend her evening acting as a parlor maid even if the house was in Mayfair, but her landlady’s friend was desperate and it was only night. But then one of the guests collapsed at the table. Now poison is suspected and the cook is convinced she’s the main suspect and will be locked away if Cassie doesn’t solve the death at dinner. 56,000 words, approx 220 pages
Blackmail at Wrigley Field
By
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Los Angeles. 1937. When we last saw young novelist James Murray, his life had taken a bad turn. And now, two years later, he must come to grips with the choices he's made in this, the fourth James Murray Mystery. Here, he meets a young ballplayer who's been receiving blackmail threats. Can James turn his life around and help the young man?
The Reeve's Tale
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Dame Frevisse suspects that the scandal which has drawn her and the innocent Sister Thomasine from the safety of the priory is but the tip of a terrible intrigue which threatens both nunnery and village alike: The good, kind, and honest Master Naylor stands accused of a crime which threatens to strip him and his entire family of their freedom. Can even God pardon one who turns from a holy path?
Worth the Candle
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Authentic treasure buried 200 years ago in Virginia protected by a group of ciphers. Three graduate students at a Midwestern university who attack the ciphers with sufficient success to justify an adventure. Local frustrated searchers willing to kill anyone attempting to steal the birthright they and their forebears have fruitlessly sought for well over a century.