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Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical

Death of the Zanjero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,270. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
in Los Angeles in 1870, when Zanjero Bert Rivers' body floats up out of the irrigation ditch, or zanja, winemaker and healing woman Maddie Wilcox finds herself defending the town's most notorious madam. To save the one person she knows is innocent (at least, of the murder), she must find out who killed Bert Rivers, a chase that will tax her intellect, her soul and her very belief in humanity.
Dead Line: A Sage Adair Historical Mystery of the Pacific Northwest
Series: Sage Adair Historical Mysteries of the Pacific Northwest. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the hot summer of 1903, a range war is brewing out on the plains. Sage knows nothing about cowboys and horses, sheep and shepherds, yet he’s soon the target of sheep shooters and bushwhackers. This fast-paced adventure mystery relies on historical decisions that were made in timber barons’ mansions and the halls of Congress—decisions that nearly ripped apart Central Oregon’s social and economic
The Paris Package
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,060. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
For Stella Bled Lawrence being wealthy and stylish in 1938 is exactly what it’s cracked up to be. She’s blissfully unaware of the rising tensions in Europe even as she travels to Vienna on the eve of the Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass. Stella and her husband, Nicky, witness the night’s atrocities first hand. Even as they watch the horror, they never imagine it will touch them personally,
Death of a Sacristan ~ A Rebel Bishop Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
When a wealthy volunteer sacristan is murdered in the cathedral in April 1861, Lynch acts as a sort of Nero Wolfe—interpreting clues uncovered by his aide, Tom Dockery, a priest and former NYPD officer. As Dockery works to unravel the mystery, with Charleston devolving into civil war, he explores his own attitude toward slavery...
Betrayal of Innocence
Series: A New Adventure Begins - Star Elite. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 68,890. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Star Elite run into difficulties when they uncover a plot unlike any other they have faced. Innocent lives are at risk, especially when it becomes evident people are being snatched off the street, practically in broad daylight, never to be seen or heard from again. Can the men find out what happened to the victims? Have they all been murdered, or is something else more sinister going on?
The Legacy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Religious
Does the mystery behind a recently discovered medieval manuscript hold the secret to the survival of the Jewish people?
A Deadly Courtship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Encircle Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
In 1818 London, fashionable society views Alexandra Sinclair as an outspoken bluestocking from a scandalous family. Then word gets out that she is about to receive a sizeable inheritance. Suddenly Alexandra has a flood of eager suitors, all displeased to learn that she intends to never marry. Alexandra is forced to fight for her independence—and her life.
Runner in Red: A Search for the First Woman to Run a Marathon in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018 by Encircle Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Sports
A period piece set against the backdrop of the 2000 Boston Marathon, this fictional mystery novel is also a love story, family drama and uplifting tale of the human spirit that explores the history of women’s running in page-turning fashion.
A Town Called Horse Short Historical Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
4 character-driven short mysteries set in frontier Canada and steeped in whimsy, from award-winning author Alexandra Amor. Over 350 pages of quirky charm and old-fashioned values, with some modern themes for good measure, the Town Called Horse short mystery collection is the love child of Miss Marple and Little House on the Prairie.
The Bloody Ruse
Series: 1832 Regency. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,570. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
London, 1832…Simon St. Lawrence, Viscount Waverly, lives a rakish lifestyle. So, his parents have arranged a marriage for him. Lady Marisa Denton is as opposed to the marriage contract as is Simon. Together, they scheme to dissolve the marriage arrangement but reluctantly fall in love. In the meantime, they are dangerously thrust into a search for a murderer in league with body snatchers.
Further Notes from the Dispatch-Box of John H. Watson MD: Four Untold Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Series: The Dispatch-box. Price: $3.55 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Four untold adventures of Sherlock Holmes – in the style of the originals by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Notes from the Dispatch-Box of John H. Watson M.D.: Some Unpublished Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Series: The Dispatch-box. Price: $4.05 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Three previously untold adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and an account of John Clay (the Red-Headed League) written by the man himself.
The Three Monks of Tears: The Rose Knight's Crucifixion #2
Series: The Rose Knight's Crucifixion. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Historical thriller, parallel novel to Dumas’ Three Musketeers: hunchback Louis d’Astarac, to cure himself and win his lady, seeks the alchemical magic secrets of a lost Rosicrucian book, competing with Cardinal Richelieu, the Jesuits, English agents, and heretical cultists, while crossing paths time and again with d’Artagnan and the musketeers.
The Three Mystic Heirs: The Rose Knight's Crucifixion #1
Series: The Rose Knight's Crucifixion. Price: Free! Words: 73,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Historical thriller, parallel novel to Dumas’ Three Musketeers: hunchback Louis d’Astarac, to cure himself and win his lady, seeks the alchemical magic secrets of a lost Rosicrucian book, competing with Cardinal Richelieu, the Jesuits, English agents, and heretical cultists, while crossing paths time and again with d’Artagnan and the musketeers.
Hollow Vengeance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018 by RichmondBandy. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A story of love, loss, and revenge that travels from Florida to Panama and Southeast Asia, Hollow Vengeance follows Frank Barrett as he tries to find peace and get retribution for his wife’s death—a quest that involves the trenches of the mafia’s drug ring in Tampa.
The Convent's Secret
Series: Glass and Steele. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
With his magic watch slowing down, Matt needs all the help India and his friends can offer before time runs out. But his nemesis will do anything to bring about his downfall, including rock Matt's family with a scandal that can ruin them, and Matt and India's chance of happiness.
The Crystal Knight
Series: The Juno Letters. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The man known only as Cantillon - a brutal collaborator who unleashed a reign of terror on the streets of Paris - has arrived in Nord-Calais. His mission - to crush the black market resistance on the eve of D-Day where Hitler has decided the Allies will land. Holding his leash - a psychotic SS colonel bent on resurrecting his disintegrating career at any cost.
The Killer Who Wasn't There
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A chilling locked-room mystery! Impossible for the murderer to escape…yet, he did. Powerful officials conspire against Chief Bucky’s attempt to solve the case, including the KKK, whose members particularly resent Bucky’s friend, Charlotte, a Harvard-educated “Negro” lawyer. When they drag her off to a hanging—her hanging—Bucky reaches the end of his rope.
The Darlington Substitution
Series: The Deed Box. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Mentioned by Dr. Watson in his account of A Scandal in Bohemia, The Darlington Substitution tells of deceit, treachery, and murder most foul, set in the wild Border country of northern England. Holmes and Watson encounter a centuries-old legend telling of the extinction of an ancient noble family, and set against one of the most ingenious and fiendish villains ever to cross Holmes' path.
Secrets from the Deed Box of John H. Watson M.D. : Four Untold Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Series: The Deed Box. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,280. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The deed box of Dr. Watson, presented to me some time ago by a friend who rescued it from the archives of a London bank, continues to produce treasures. The four stories in this collection, which I have entitled Secrets from the Deed Box of John H Watson MD, all represent some aspect of Holmes and his adventures that has previously been undiscovered.