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Zugzwang (a short story)
Price: Free! Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Germany, March 1933. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party have swept into power. In Munich, Kommissar Saxon of the civilian police force is hunting a brutal killer that stalks the streets of the city. But the shadow of the Schutzstaffel (SS) hangs over Saxon and his assistant, making their task close to impossible.
General Well'ngone In Love
Price: Free! Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Aster Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short mystery story set in Regency London during the Frost Fair of 1814, a recently orphaned boy disappears, seemingly off the face of the earth. Wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Ezra Melamed enlists the aid of General Well’ngone, a young Jewish pickpocket, who has his own reason for wishing to find the missing child—the General has fallen in love with the boy’s older sister.
The Castro '76
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
Marley Was Dead: A Christmas Carol Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Walk the streets of old London just before Christmas with a retired police inspector haunted by the mysterious death of Jacob Marley. Meet the people he investigates, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Fagin, and Bill Sikes.
Codename: Spring-Heeled Jack
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Una creatura terrorizza le notti londinesi, assalendo e deturpando inermi fanciulle. Non si tratta di un mostro ma di un ingegnoso atleta con un forte sdoppiamento della personalità. Un pazzo che oggi, 17 ottobre 1886, è fuggito dalla cella dove era rinchiuso.
Daemons Within
Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An up-and-coming scholar is abruptly accused of a heinous crime. A malevolent force manipulates the thoughts and actions of the fragile and frail. A young lady is lost in the dark haze of her own disturbed perceptions. Bertram, Gautier, and Robert face the vilest opponent imaginable: The deepest recesses of a tortured mind. Daemons Within is Book I of The Sword and the Spirit Adventures.
The Information Man
Price: Free! Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It's a normal day for information broker Rex Malin when he's asked to deal with a murder, and the missing fiancée of a leading Toronto citizen. With his friends' help, Rex unravels the two mysteries. But it's his memories of the Great War that connect best the eerie present circumstances: the murder, the missing fiancée, and the spectral wolves invading the city.
From There To Here
Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FBI agent Trace Nickels seeks revenge for the killing of his partner. Someone possesses nuclear briefcases and is trying to manipulate events in the US. Follow Agent Nickels personal trials as he helps the High-Tech Division of the FBI. Read how Trace and his fellow agents race against time to expose the criminal they know as The Doctor.
23 Dicembre 1872 - Mary Celeste ep. #4
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: Italian. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Episodio #4 di 6 tratto dal romanzo giallo storico "Mary Celeste" Dicembre 1872. Al largo delle Azzorre viene avvistato un brigantino alla deriva. L'equipaggio è misteriosamente scomparso, tutto è stato abbandonato all'improvviso. Chi sono gli uomini e le donne le cui vicende si intersecano intorno a questo strano fatto di cronaca? Quali sono i dubbi, gli affanni e le decisioni dei protagonisti..
5 Novembre 1872 - Mary Celeste ep. #2
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: Italian. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Episodio #2 di 6 tratto dal romanzo giallo storico "Mary Celeste" Dicembre 1872. Al largo delle Azzorre viene avvistato un brigantino alla deriva. L'equipaggio è misteriosamente scomparso, tutto è stato abbandonato all'improvviso. Chi sono gli uomini e le donne le cui vicende si intersecano intorno a questo strano fatto di cronaca? Quali sono i dubbi, gli affanni e le decisioni dei protagonisti..
“The Starets's Hunt”
Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Wayne is a geek who turned to the small crime scene; selling stolen goods online and to pawn shops. He and his accomplices stumble into the wrong place to plunder at a Russian Orthodox Church when they run into a mystic figure from the days of Tsar Nicholas II. And now Wayne is also Rasputin's prey!
The Missing Gun
Series: Hawker of the Yard, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,400. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
London in the early months of WW2. When a pawnbroker’s assistant is wounded by a gunman wearing a gasmask it looks like a simple case of a bungled armed robbery, but the more Detective Inspector Hawker looks into it, the more confusing it becomes. A red-headed soldier, a missing gun, a dead cat, an empty violin case and a damaged violin are only a few of the threads that have to be unwound.
Slave Graves
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
The Napoleon Connection
Series: The Jewel Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FREE PROMOTION FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2014! This first installment in The Jewel Trilogy has young, accomplished art historian Michael Bennington heading down to New Orleans to search for the whereabouts of a priceless artifact curiously missing from the city's historical museum, a roller-coaster ride through the city's quirky modern-day and historical past...
The Man Who Never Was
Price: Free! Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1986, Derwenthaugh Coke Works closed, and demolition began. A strange discovery halts the regeneration plans. As there is no obvious explanation as to why these artefacts are there, the police become involved. The only clue which offers any progress points to events which took place many years ago. When a young police officer thinks she has seen one of the objects before, the intrigue thickens.
Murder At The Panionic Games
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: Free! Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in the Greek city-state of Priene in 650 B.C., this fascinating murder mystery opens with Bias, the protagonist, being stalked by a murderer at the sacred grounds of the Panionion, the religious and political center of the Ionic League. As Bias crouches at the back of a cave, he recalls the events of the previous weeks which led him to his predicament.
Bright Night Past Yesterday: Book One of Forever Tomorrow, Volume One of The Book of Tomorrows
Series: The Book of Tomorrows. Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2190, a New America celebrates its first centennial, marking the time when a wandering rogue turned into a Prophet Warrior rebuilt the battle-scarred country on principles he found in the pages of The Book of Tomorrows, but a hereditary link to a young couple reveals a dark conspiracy that forces them on a fateful journey through the past to save their future tomorrow.
“The Gentle Conspiracy”
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Evan Temple was elected President of the United States several months earlier. He has a lot on his plate—the economy, a war with Iran, keeping social cohesion. But one of the last things President Temple expected was an ultimatum that a secret society had warned him about before he became president...before they made him president!
A Life of Death: 1
Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
The Virtues of Madness
Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.