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Death by Disputation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,640. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Thomas Clarady is sent to Cambridge to infiltrate a group of radical Puritans with Francis Bacon as his spymaster. When Tom finds his tutor hanging from the roof beams, his first suspect is the volatile poet Christopher Marlowe. Chased by three lusty women and spurred by the exacting Bacon, Tom risks his very soul to catch the criminals.
Fascinating Rhythm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Murder and mayhem stalk the streets of 1920s New York City as Kathy Briscow and Freddie Little try to find out who killed Kathy's boss before the killer finds them.
Lazarus Curse The First Secret
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,050. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Determined to save his wife, John Anderson embarks on a journey across distant lands in pursuit of a legendary stone. From one thrilling adventure to the next, John Anderson must decide how far he is willing to go to save his wife, Ann. A secretive organization with ancient roots has machinations for the stone and will stop at nothing till they have their prize.
Jack the Re-animator
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 52,620. Language: British English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Forget Jack the Ripper. This Victorian villain specialises in restoring the dead to their fully living former selves: but with just as disastrous consequences. Put-upon junior detective Isaac Wollenscroft teams up Adeline Earnshaw, a former spiritualist medium and one of Jack's first re-animated "victims", and together they embark on a tumultuous quest to discover Jack's identity.
Chronicles of the Lost Years: A Sherlock Holmes Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,060. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
At the peak of his success Sherlock Holmes mysteriously disappeared for three years. Dr. Watson believed him to be dead. No one knows what happened to him in those years—until now. Watson tells the true tale of Holmes’ adventures during his three-year absence from Baker Street and provides a fictional explanation for many of the mysteries and inaccuracies found in the Holmes collection of stories.
Write Sorrow on the Bosom of the Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,930. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It is 1972 in southeastern Kentucky's coal country. Clay Dautry, a Los Angeles attorney, and Kentucky attorney Ellen Reames set out to solve two mysteries: how Ellen's client came to shoot a local restaurant owner, and why Clay's father shot a competing mine operator in 1929. Someone is killing to protect secrets hidden for forty years, and Clay and Ellen become targets of a deadly conspiracy.
Desperate Acts
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto’s rough days of 1839, several elite citizens harbor dark secrets, offering rich compost for a sleazy blackmailer. Caught in the muck is the gallant young Brodie Langford who is desperate to protect his sweetheart from disgrace. When Brodie is arrested for the extortionist’s murder, Marc Edwards, now a barrister, struggles to save him from the gallows and to reunite the couple.
A Storm In Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.
A Knife in My Back
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Renaissance E-Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The female Nero Wolfe! The first outing of Amelia Winslow Brewster ("Amy" to her friends), the elephantine, cigar-smoking, blue-blooded genius of a detective, finds her in a battle of wits with an unknown killer who has neatly framed her nephew.
The Jenny
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 111,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
In 1920, the novelty of Miss Merci Bruce’s World War I aircraft is overshadowed when her mechanic is found dead in Two Dot, MT, impaled by a German bayonet that pins a handwritten note to his chest. The son of a neighboring rancher is charged with the murder, and Merci’s brother, Spencer Bruce, and their father, T. C. Bruce must try to save the young man from prison—or worse, the hangman's noose.
Ordo Lupus and the Temple Gate
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,660. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Why is a notorious religious cult of assassins keeping him alive? In this nail-biting suspense thriller, the hero's teenage daughter is taken in a blood-thirsty murder by a giant winged serpent; her body is left mysteriously shriveled and crushed. A former WWII MI6 agent, our anonymous hero is suspected of the crime by the police and his divorcing wife.
Hunter's Daughter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Northern Quebec, 1964: Mountie Jack McLain, baffled by a series of unsolved murders, knows the latest case will make or break his career.
Just Deserts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Romance Novel In the tradition of Regency Romance, a fast and furious clean romance with mystery, confusion and clashing personalities. Double trouble plagues the baron when he seeks his fortune via the hand of the nabob’s daughter. Elizabeth Bailey is the author of historical fiction, including 18 romances for Harlequin Mills and Boon and the Lady Fan mystery series with Penguin’s Berkley Books
Undesired Duty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Undesired Duty, a novel, is about how the lives of commoners were affected by the decisions made by the gods, kings and heroes of Mahabharata. The unfolding story is about the people who lived simple lives that caused them to struggle between the duties imposed on them and the desires they longed to fulfill.
Deadly Proof: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
It’s the summer of 1880, and once again the lovely and inquisitive businesswoman, Annie Fuller, is helping San Francisco lawyer and beau, Nate Dawson, with a troublesome case.
One-Way Elevator
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Four people from different walks of life find each other in the same elevator bank on September 11th. Three step into the elevator, while one has the doors close in his face. The last thing Jim Winters sees before the doors close is the face of a young woman, who failed in her attempt to keep them open.
Lost in Tanganyika
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1862, William and Elizabeth Darmon escape from Zanzibar, crossing hostile territory to Lake Victoria. Pursued by ruthless slavers, they flee to Niam Niam country in Darkest Africa. There, William is forced on a desperate mission to save his wife from cannibals. Upon his return, he discovers evidence that she has been sold as a slave to the Arab Rashid family in Hayil across the Red Sea.
ALCHEMY: A Story of Perfect Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Victorian London, a young artist unravels the formula for immortality and raising the dead – as prescribed in an ancient tome: Alchemy. Just when he cracks the secret code for the last 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: Free! Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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?