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The Curse Of The Diogenes Club
Price: Free! Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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London 1899. The Prince Regent’s New Year’s Eve ball is in full swing when several explosions shatter the festivity. Were they an attempt to assassinate the heir to the throne or, as it seems, intended for Mycroft Holmes himself? What is even less clear is the casus belli - is it related to the powerful Diogenes Club, or perhaps to the untimely death of the Russian Ambassador's estranged wife.
The Fourth Mandate
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having offered her unequivocal resignation, Beatrice Knight is certain she is clear of her former employer. That is, until the Society’s Director Prof Runal shows up at the train station, her cousin announces horrifying news and a ponytailed dwarf decides he needs her powers for his evil scheme. Fortunately, anything is manageable with a pot of tea and a fully loaded walking stick.
Society for Paranormals (Boxed set)
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 0. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 195,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Save 45% with this boxset. Jane Austen meets Lara Croft! These are the first 4 cases in the “Society for Paranormals”: a series concerning dead husbands, African mythology and the search for a perfect spot of tea. If you adore “Pride & Prejudice”, appreciate British humor, enjoy paranormal mysteries, or would love to experience a supernatural safari set in colonial Africa, this boxset is for you.
The Automaton's Wife
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Beatrice Knight has enough to contend with: a zebra is dead on her lawn, her horse is possessed, a gentleman has arrived with the temerity to propose to her, and her dead husband has absconded with an automaton. She soon has other issues, for a killer has moved into town with a nasty habit of carving up the victims. As luck should dictate, who should be the next target but Mrs Knight herself?
Redemption
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Lizzie is caught in a compromising position with Benjamin McArthur, she finds herself thrown out of the family home and living with a somewhat eccentric aunt. When she returns to London, she finds herself caught up in a complex web of mysteries. Ben and Lizzie are soon caught up in a complex web of mysteries that threaten to tear them apart forever. Is their love strong enough to survive?
The Spirit of Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sarah Bennett doesn’t remember the night her mother fell down the stairs at Bennett House, despite witnessing the fall. There was talk of foul play, dark whispers, and sidelong glances, aimed at Sarah, prompting her family to send her to The Laurels, an asylum in San Francisco, under a cloud of suspicion. In order to clear her name, she must regain her memory while dodging the real killer...
The Widows Guild
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,420. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
London, 1588: Someone is turning Catholics into widows, taking advantage of armada fever to mask the crimes. Francis Bacon is charged with identifying the murderer by the Andromache Society, a widows’ guild led by his formidable aunt. He must free his friends from the Tower, track an exotic poison, and untangle multiple crimes to determine if the motive is patriotism, greed, lunacy — or all three.
Butchery: A Mystery of Tudor London
Price: Free! Words: 113,700. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Three unlikely detectives join forces to solve a series of brutal murders in Tudor London, and are drawn into the political intrigues of its wealthiest and most powerful families.
Blood Moon (A High Priestess Iliona Ancient Greek Mystery, #2)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Three ritual killings on the same night can’t be coincidence. More an attempt to sabotage the peace between Sparta and her new allies from across the Black Sea. High Priestess Iliona has no wish to become embroiled in politics. And because she hopes that uncovering conspiracy, murder, kidnapping and adultery will help dull her pain, she fails to notice a killer on the loose...
Autumn Leaves: A Novel of Old Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 197,940. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young ronin arrives in Edo and is immediately accused of committing a string of arsons in the city of paper and wood. The firechief is convinced that he is guilty, and will stop at nothing to prove his point. Meanwhile the firechief is in love with a geisha and plans to marry her, despite her plans to live the life of an artist. The chief's young sister is desperate to find a suitable husband.
The Curse of the Singing Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are holidaying in Biarritz when a fire breaks out in the kitchen of their petit hotel. The hotel’s owner (a retired opera singer known as the Singing Wolf) invites the handful of guests to stay at her isolated mountain retreat in a remote area rife with wolves and lawless brigands led by the murderous outlaw, Sarazan.
The Clairvoyant Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel on the SS Pleiades during its inaugural voyage through the Irish Sea from Glasgow to Biarritz. On board are a bizarre handful of passengers travelling to a World Spiritualist Congress. When Madame Moghra is found dead and Dr Watson is accused of homicidal somnambulism Countess V must unmask the real killer!
The Penny Dreadful Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel to the city of York. Someone is killing-off the authors who write cheap but popular penny dreadfuls, and Inspector Bird, a fervent admirer of Dr Watson, needs help.
The Lammas Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Scotland 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Varvara Volodymyrovna visit the Scottish Borders to solve the Lammermoor Golf Course murders. Lord Cruddock is staging a tournament to promote his new golf course but someone is killing-off the golfers.
Fall Irmgard: Operation Irmgard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,590. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
April 1941. German Occupied Paris. During his investigation into the assassination of a Reich Automotive official, conflicted Abwehr Major Rolf von Gerz falls in love with a beautiful and conniving American murder witness Addie Bridges .
The Eyes of Death
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,190. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Did more Nazis escape Germany than history reveals? Did Hitler really commit suicide the day after his wedding?
The Baskerville Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Ten years after Holmes and Watson solve the case of the Baskerville hound, Dr Watson receives an invitation to return to Baskerville Hall. The night before his departure he meets a Ukrainian countess who claims to be the daughter of Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler. She is vain, rich, fiercely intelligent, and she ends up accompanying him to Devon.
The Curse of Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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London 1899. Rumours of resurrection-men strike fear into the hearts of Londoners, prompting Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna to investigate the ghostly goings-on in the unconsecrated cemetery known as Crossbones. Do they have another Burker on their hands, or a new royal Ripper? Who is the mysterious black velvet man, and what could Angelmaker mean?
The Curse of the Grand Guignol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,930. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are drawn into the world of fin de siècle Paris by a series of macabre murders, propelling them into the naturalistic horror plays of the Grand Guignol. When Art imitates Life we applaud. When Life imitates Art we shudder.
The Silent Movie Actress and the Casting Couch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two sisters dream of getting out of poverty by becoming actresses in the new silent picture industry, but don't realized what the path to fame and fortune in this flashy new business will require of them. They not only give in to the director's demands on his casting couch, but find themselves starring the underground movies designated for men's clubs. PG rated