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Taunting Her Killer - Book 3 in The Zane Brothers Detective Series
Series: Zane Brothers Detective. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,010. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
London, 1888…A clairvoyant envisions two men as potentially being Jack the Ripper. She hires The Zane Brothers Detective Agency to determine which man is threatening her. While investigating her case, the brothers are also searching for a missing woman. Oddly, the two cases intersect, making both cases mysteriously perplexing. And, Evan Zane finds the clairvoyant's niece equally mystifying.
The Bet
Series: To Honour A Wager. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Five friends, Rufus, Elijah, Sam, Robard, and Myles place a bet to avoid marriage they all know they can win. But, when an accident draws Estelle into his life, Myles knows he has to protect her, and not just from his poor driving! They are thrown into a dark and dangerous world full of lies, subterfuge, and murder, which makes innocent local folklore something far more sinister.
The Worthy Soldier
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
May 1147. The Prince of Gwynedd has temporarily allied himself with King Cadell and his Norman relations in order to finally evict the hated Flemings from south Wales. But while the battle goes well, the celebratory feast afterwards does not, leaving Gareth and Gwen among the few left standing. And it is to them, as always, that the investigation falls and on whom peace in Wales may well depend.
Servant of the Skull
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Each time a talented forensic anthropologist touches a skull she is pulled into the living past of the skull’s owner. And if the person died a violent death, she re-lives everything they went through in their last living moments.
The Last Witnesses
Series: Freddie and Kathy Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The exciting sequel to Bring Into Bondage. When Honoria Wentworth finds a body in her apartment Freddie Little and Kathy Briscow find themselves caught up in a deadly chase and conspiracy that, no matter how unbelievable, could get them all killed.
The Irrationalist: The Tragic Murder of René Descartes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,880. 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.
Death Never Lets Go ~ An Ian McBriar Murder Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,780. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Terror grips the city…In a series of brutal murders, three young women have been killed on the subway, and panic spreads through the transit system. To make matters worse, one of the investigating detectives is considered a suspect. Detective Inspector Ian McBriar and his team need to track down the real killer before more lives are lost.
The Old Cape Hollywood Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1947, Maggie Foster and her cousin, Gertie, leave Cape Cod for Hollywoodland in search of glamour and fame. One girl returns home and the other disappears. Present-day Nancy Caldwell travels to Hollywood, where she discovers the paths of Maggie and Gertie, but her curiosity gets her into trouble again. Along the way, a missing ring, a pearl-studded pouch, and a murderous secret are uncovered.
The Girls' Weekend Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An oceanfront estate in the beautiful New England town of Twin Oaks is the ideal setting for a close-knit group of women to celebrate their annual girls’ weekend in 1953. But when murder interrupts the fun, Isabelle Walsh must rely on her keen intuition and quick wits to lead the investigation away from her innocent friend and toward the truth before the killer finds her first…
Reckless Desire
Series: Saved By Desire Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Posing as Joe's intended wife is as ridiculous as accepting a Russian Count's hand in marriage. But if it proves to Joe that she isn't involved in any crime then Marguerite knows she must, especially when someone tries to kill her and Joe is the only person who can help her. Will Marguerite succeed in capturing her man, or will the Count's jealousy threaten any chance of a future together?
Memory's Hostage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A privileged pair of brothers are shocked to find themselves in a scandal with an anonymous young woman at its center. In Victorian England, everything is about appearances, and so the brothers, the woman, and the policeman assigned to the case must dig into her past behind a veil of secrecy. Little do they know, something much darker lurks behind her memory loss...
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.
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...