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The Musketeer's Inheritance
By Sarah D'Almeida
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,510. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A letter from Gascony calls D'Artagnan home. His father is dead and D'Artagnan must come and take charge of the estate. His friends, of course, accompany him. But what Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan don't know is that the older D'Artagnan was murdered and that they must find the killer, if the
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episodes One Through Six, Complete
By Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, 1-6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is the complete first volume of the Centennial Mysteries: Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episodes One through Six
The Lantern, a Renaissance Mystery
By Joanne Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Lantern, a Renaissance mystery, travels from modern day Miami, Florida to Florence, Italy and from the twenty-first century to the fifteenth century. Along the way, three lives intersect and collide with each other and with some of the most famous figures of the Renaissance including members of the Medici, Brunelleschi, Donatello and a young Michelangelo.
Michelangelo & the Morgue
By Joanne Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Most know Michelangelo as the creator of David and the painter of the Sistine Chapel. In Michelangelo & the Morgue, a historical fantasy novella that takes place in the fifteenth century, Michelangelo defies religious and political powers in order to find who is murdering the artists of Florence, learning along the way that the person actually responsible might just be himself.
Morning Glory
By Sean Carter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Morning Glory is an adventurous western romp beginning in 1880's Baltimore where the main character, Rogan McCall, loses his beloved newlywed Olivia to a depraved serial killer.
Wer von vorne sticht, kann kein Mörder sein
By Karsten Cascais
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,910. Language: German. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
68er Jahre – Justizkrimi, ein Roman aus der Zeit der großen Reformvorhaben des letzten Jahrhunderts im Bereich des Sexualstrafrechts inmitten von Wissenschaft, Lehre und Kriminalistik um einen stockkonservativen Rechtsprofessor sowie Politik, Wirtschaft, Libertinage und bürgerliche Ehrbarkeit, Mord oder Totschlag
The Tell-Tail Heart
By Monica Shaughnessy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edgar Allan Poe's cat helps catch a killer, giving her owner the inspiration he needs to finish his story. A cozy cat novella set in Victorian Philadelphia, The Tell-Tail Heart is the fictional account of Poe's real-life animal companion.
Overboard (A Kenneth Mayhew Mystery Book 3)
By Melanie Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kenneth Mayhew is headed for Havana and fun in the sun instead of going home for the family reunion. The high sea is a great place for romance, but in spite of the charming company, the SS Valbenara turns out to be a ship filled with tension. There are hijinks but they aren't friendly and Kenneth isn't surprised when things escalate into something deadly.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery)
By Troy Soos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
The Journey
By A. Wendeberg
Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Pregnant with her enemy’s child and with an assassin following her every step, Anna Kronberg must hurry to find the true motivation behind Moriarty’s plan to use disease as a weapon. Bit by bit, she and Sherlock Holmes unravel a spiderweb of crime, espionage, and bioterrorism that spreads across continents. This is book #3 in the bestselling Anna Kronberg thriller series.
Pearl Harbor Blues
By Victoria Heckman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It all began on December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawai’i--not only that the United States entered World War II, but a chain of events is set in motion that, fifty years later, becomes the setting for death. A family, a corporation, greed and power combine to reveal terrible secrets. Set on the island of O’ahu, a lush backdrop for heinous crime, a community icon dies.
L'énigme du vaisseau fantôme
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Le prévôt du Mont Saint Michel enquête..., 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Un beau matin brumeux, parait au pied du Mont Saint Michel une nef à l'aspect fantomatique. Elle finit par s'échouer dans la vase et les gens d'armes du prévôt sont requis pour aller l'inspecter. Commence une incroyable enquête.
Le secret du manuscrit perdu
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Le prévôt du Mont Saint Michel enquête..., 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Un certain frère Ascelin, prévôt de son état, va nous entraîner du Mont Saint Michel à Caen dans une première enquête. Investigations d’importance ! Un manuscrit précieux vient de disparaître, à peine achevé ! La reine Aliénor et l’abbé de Saint Michel du Mont sont éclaboussés par le scandale.
Anna Märklin's Family Chronicles
By Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Please note the glossary at front! A psychological mystery, set in Scandinavia. Young Anna is a very ordinary antihero who does nothing but watch when she is losing her father, her best friend and her job. But then she finds her grandmother's old notebooks, and once she has read the full story, she realizes that she has to take action.
The First Shall Be Last
By Joe Ellis
Price: Free! Words: 75,490. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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Popular mystery writer Joe C. Ellis's World War II novel, The First Shall Be Last will be available for free for a limited time at Smashwords.com. THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is both a poignant love story and a realistic portrayal of the brutality of war. "Haunting, captivating, compelling, THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is a powerful mystery that grips the heart." -- Nancy Haddock, Berkley Books novelist
Street Justice: A Smokey Dalton Novel
By Kris Nelscott
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,930. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the first week of the new decade, an emergency phone call shatters Chicago Private Detective Smokey Dalton’s hopes for a good 1970. His adopted son Jimmy and Jimmy’s best friend and cousin Keith Grimshaw need help.
Magnolia Gods
By Thomas Hollyday
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Murder follows as corporation fights investigation of espionage and stolen experimental aircraft
Sangre de Lunas
By Ángel Ruiz Cediel
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: Spanish. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
El Día de la Tradición de 1976, cuatro varones adultos de la misma familia, los Luna, fueron asesinados públicamente en Tres Algarrobos (Buenos Aires) por la Policía. Eran cuatreros, y los hechos son verídicos. Una noticia que, sin embargo, debido al momento que vivía Argentina, no encontró eco en los diarios y jamás fue investigado, permaneciendo impune al día de hoy.
Clan of the Black Sun
By L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 3. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,270. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A mysterious stone of black obsidian holds a magical grip over a rural French clan ripped apart by an ancient curse. The Nazis covet the relic as a weapon of immense power that will lead their armies to victory in the West. The Allies fear rumors of the stone mask a deadly weapon that threatens the invasion of Fortress Europe. The resistance risks annihilation to recover it.
Murder On The Rue Cassette
By Susan Russo Anderson
Series: Serafina Florio Mystery, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,180. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Paris, 1874. When a countess is found shot to death in the Rue Cassette, Serafina investigates the brutal murder. As the plot twists, Serafina and her friends find themselves in the dangerous grip of a mind gone feral.