- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
The Used Virgin: Argolicus Mystery (Argolicus Mysteries Book 1) by Zara Altair
Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Rome, Byzantium, and the Ostrogoth kingdom vied for power over Italy, Argolicus, the ex-praefect of Rome, retires from politics. On his return to southern Italy, he discovers his friend has been accused of raping a virgin.
The Dolocher by European P. Douglas
Price: Free! Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Mystery Thriller Horror Novel. In 1788 the infamous Thomas Olocher is finally caught and sentenced to death for a heinous string of violent murders in Dublin. Women would soon walk the streets again without fear. But on the night before his execution, Olocher takes his own life, unleashing an even darker monster to lurk the streets in his stead. Witnesses can hardly describe the large black crea
Galileo's Lost Message by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An intricate mystery for those interested in the history of science: When Contessa Antonietta Floridiana telephones Professor Paul Woodbridge, she asks, “Suppose Galileo wrote a secret encoded message at the end of his life. Would the professor perhaps be able to decode it?” The quest for the solution to Galileo's Lost Message will lead the pair on a search that will alter the course of history.
Mediatores by Борис Гречин
Price: Free! Words: 84,890. Language: Russian. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Рядовой директор средней школы внезапно обнаруживает у себя редкое психическое заболевание. Для его излечения он обращается к таинственному религиозному братству, которое, возможно, существует только в его воображении и нигде больше…
Beastly House (A Cupid/Archer Mystery Book 1) by Joni Green
Series: The Cupid/Archer Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the lavish estate of mogul Bernard Leigh, there lurks a secret. It is the Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Age. The war is over, and Leigh House, once a lavish, private home, is now a sanitarium for the wealthy. Florian Valentine Flix, a veteran of World War One, is one of the patients at this health-oriented resort. He has signed himself into this place by feigning illness. But why?
The Curse Of The Diogenes Club by Anna Lord
Price: Free! Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
In nomine Patri by Alexander Copperwhite
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Historia corta de misterio y suspense Ideal para disfrutar entre lecturas largas Invierno de 1487 d. C. En un monasterio, en los pirineos, un monje presencia un milagro... o un acto del diablo. Una cerda se pone de pie, camina hacia él y, después de mucho sufrimiento, da vida a un bebé humano. Al minuto de dar a luz, cae al barro y desaparece sin dejar rastro.
Two Tocks before Midnight by Clay Boutwell
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth(5.00 from 1 review)
The Strange Affair of October 24th, 1859 When a flurry of forgeries appear in museums and among collectors, the members of the Agora, a society dedicated to the betterent of man, take it upon themselves to stop the rogues.
Butchery: A Mystery of Tudor London by Kenneth Browning
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.
Seduction Wears Sapphires by Renee Bernard
Price: Free! Words: 80,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Renee Bernard brings alpha-male Ashe Blackwell front and center as the Jaded Gentlemen series continues and sets out an entertaining romp. Ashe is used to most women succumbing to his charms or hoping to have the chance to succumb--but American Caroline Townsend is not impressed. This passion will require more than simple reform and nothing less than everything they have...
Shadows of Al-Bara by Torri Pines
Price: Free! Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dual storyline connects the First Crusade with the world of archaeologists, forgers and smugglers. The main character is drawn into a criminal investigation of a murder and the circumstances guide her around Europe, from the Mediterranean and Turkey to Normandy in a historical parallel that reveals the reality behind a modern-day mystery of Saint Wenceslaus' helmet.
The Next Skywatcher by Jeff Posey
Series: The Last Skywatcher, Anasazi Historical Thrillers with a Hint of Romance, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Crab Nebula Supernova appeared on July 4, 1054, it drove the ancient ones of Chaco Canyon into a cannibalistic frenzy. The combined efforts of the Chaco mob, a secret society of mad-as-hell women, and Tuwa’s band of orphans to make their world right again. “I really enjoyed it. It was well-written.” —Thomas Windes, 37-year veteran Anasazi archaeologist with the National Park Service.
Madness by T.M. Raymond
Series: No Sin Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 99,000. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Be careful who you love. In this sequel to Chinese Puzzle the mystery begins with a man disappearing from an elaborately sealed shipboard cabin and moves on to the fog-shrouded streets of prohibition era San Francisco where guarded sanctuaries provide no protection from a killer whose cunning and cruelty is not restrained by the shackles of sanity.
A Loss of Angels by John Linwood Grant
Series: Tales of the Last Edwardian. Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An appalling triple murder in Edwardian Manchester. The evidence is unchallenged, the confession sound. But before the hangman can do his work, an appeal is lodged. The guilty man was supposedly insane when he killed Edward, Eliza and Lucia Tallboys. Dr Alice Urquhart must establish the truth.
The Lost Clue - Abridged Edition by Mrs. O. F. Walton
Price: Free! Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Living the life of a wealthy man, Kenneth Fortescue receives devastating news from his father. But he is only able to learn incomplete facts about his past, because a name has been obliterated from a very important letter. A romantic novel written in 1905 by the much-loved author Mrs. O. F. Walton, this edition has been lightly abridged and edited to make it easier to read and enjoy today.
الجاسوس العثماني by محمد معروف
Price: Free! Words: 30,880. Language: Arabic. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
طبيبان أصابهما الضجر من مهنة الطب، يقرران الانطلاق في مغامرة بحث كبري عن مذكرات باشا مصري و وثائق مفقودة من الأرشيف الألماني، أملا في التوصل إلى مصير رجل دولة عثماني أختفي بطريقة غامضة إبان سقوط الإمبراطورية العثمانية. تتعقد الأحداث بطريقة غير متوقعة و تلقي بهما المطاردة في براثن جماعة سرية خطيرة عمرها أربعة قرون، لا تزال تختبئ في قاهرة القرن الحادي و العشرين - الـ13 فصل الأولى من الرواية
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse by Susanne Alleyn
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
My Father the God by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 81,320. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having completed his first year at Hanford University in Boston, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event that will transform each of them irrevocably. Suffering through deception, war, and personal loss, can Sloan ever surmount the errors of his youth?
One Little, Two Little, Three Little Indians by Carl Faehrmann
You set the price! Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
On the banks of the mighty Ottawa River, a young woman is brutally dismembered and tossed into the fast-flowing water. The only clue that the police have is the woman's Aboriginal background. Inspector Joe Donnelly is in a race against time to catch a killer who kills with more and more daring. As he puts the violent clues together, he comes to grips with the darkest chapter in Canadian history.
Of War and Women by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 2. When Lady Margaret Sutherland holds a farewell party on the eve of the Battle of Britain, deceitful events of that night will echo throughout World War II, thereby leading to heinous crimes that will change the lives of those present forever. In the end, not only will the Earldom of Winston be affected, but the course of the entire war will be irrevocably altered.
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > Women Sleuths
- Fiction > Historical > USA
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > Traditional British
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > General
- Fiction > Historical > General
- Fiction > Romance > Historical
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > Hard-Boiled
- Fiction > Thriller & suspense > Crime thriller
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > Short Stories
- Fiction > Adventure > Action