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The Apothecary's Poison
Series: Glass and Steele. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the 3rd Glass and Steele novel, Matt and India investigate the murder of an apothecary magician.
Killer in the Cloister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1965, and tough to be conservative, even for a nun. Sister Francesca is sent from her small convent in upstate New York to a large university in the Bronx to study theology. She's ready for challenging studies; what she faces instead is a struggle with the changing Church, unexpected feelings for her colleagues, and involvement in the mysterious death of her new Superior.
Malheur: A Balkan War Mystery
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A number of young survivors of the Yugoslav wars of secession are determined to help bring war criminals to justice. Untrained and unauthorized, they work independently, each devising their own way of collecting incriminating evidence. Risking their lives, they spy, record testimonies of torture victims, and track fugitives as far as Eastern Oregon.
Oklahoma Winter: Black Ice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Oklahoma, the state that ranks second as most dangerous in the U.S. when it comes to weather. Too often, the wind comes sweeping down the plain, with a vengeance. In winter, black ice glides onto the roads, barely seen, and when the wheels of a vehicle run onto it, a driver had best beware. It’s winter in Oklahoma, and Sydney St. John finds murder.
A Quest in Berlin
Series: Adventurous Quests. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,770. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is the 5th novel in the 'Quest' series of mystery / thrillers set in the world of the 1950s. 'A Quest in Berlin' plunges Andrew and Clemency into peril as they arrive in a city that still bears the scars of war and is now at the centre of the Cold War. It's a place and a situation in which they don't know who to trust.
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.
White with Fish, Red with Murder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,560. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017 by Driven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
San Francisco, 1948. Private eye Frank Swiver attends a wine tasting on General Thursby's private rail car to track down a murderer, but things don't go to plan. Frank is distracted by Cicilia, a former lover, Thursby is murdered, and Vera, his "secretary," is arrested. Frank must find the real killer, before he loses both Cici and Vera.
Maddening Minx
Series: The Brambridge Novels, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,060. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Charged by Lord Granwich to shadow Mr. Khaffar, the recipient of information from the traitor Pedro Moreno, secretive Edward Fiske is not surprised when Mr. Khaffar comes after him with deadly intent; he has, after all, been the man’s accountant for the last year. But Edward certainly does not expect be rescued by the courtesan Celine, nor returned to the place where his heart originally froze...
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?
Death of a Kootch Show Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It’s 1953, the last night of the carnival in rural Ohio, and a stripper turns up dead. Tom Davis, the chief of police, orders the carnies to stay in town while he investigates, but there are no leads to Mary’s killer—no fingerprints on the murder weapon, no blood but Mary’s at the scene, no foreign hairs or fibers—no clues of any kind. But Mary certainly wasn’t killed by a ghost…or was she?
Shadows of Madness
Series: Marshall House Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Summoned to Edinburgh after another inexplicable vision, Dr. Peter Ainsley and his sister, Margaret Marshall, are shocked to discover their good friend, and Margaret’s secret lover, has been arrested for murder. Dr. Jonas Davies was found at the grisly scene with the bloodied surgical knife at his side, but both Ainsley and Margaret know that is hardly enough evidence to convict a man.
The Reichenbach Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Switzerland, June 1900. Watson and the Countess make a pilgrimage to the beautiful and treacherous Reichenbach Falls. The joie de vivre of the Montgolfier enthusiasts is soon cut short by a series of suspicious ballooning accidents and perilous mishaps. With Dr Watson's new love affair, the Countess fears this case will be their 'final problem' in more ways than one.
The Styrian Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Styria, May 1900. An unchristened child, the villainous Baron Gruner, and ancient werewolves in the dark heart of Europe. Our two sleuths find themselves pitting their wits against an adversary with a taste for blood-sport. But how do they trap a creature that doesn’t exist? How do you kill a myth?
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.
Stormfall ~ A Stan Wade, LA PI Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In October 1959, a young LA PI is lost in America, determined to untangle a series of grisly murders spreading like a disease from the set of The Alamo. Fighting for his life—from a dry desert storm, to a mind-bending fog in San Francisco, and a snow-blinding mountain top outside Hollywood—Stan Wade gropes his way through drug-induced false trails, trying to outwit a mass murderer.
Little Lost Girl
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go? An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney. Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned. Now a new search!
The Old Balmain House
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. At last the truth is discovered. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, it is an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
Murder on the Mullet Express
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by Mystery and Horror, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
It is 1926 and the Florida land boom is in full swing. Army Nurse Cornelia Pettijohn takes leave to travel south with her ancient uncle, who claims that he wants a warm winter home. When their car breaks down, they take the Mullet Express to Homosassa. When a passenger poisoned Uncle Percival's hidden agenda makes him the sheriff's prime suspect.