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Just Deserts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Romance Novel In the tradition of Regency Romance, a fast and furious clean romance with mystery, confusion and clashing personalities. Double trouble plagues the baron when he seeks his fortune via the hand of the nabob’s daughter. Elizabeth Bailey is the author of historical fiction, including 18 romances for Harlequin Mills and Boon and the Lady Fan mystery series with Penguin’s Berkley Books
Undesired Duty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Undesired Duty, a novel, is about how the lives of commoners were affected by the decisions made by the gods, kings and heroes of Mahabharata. The unfolding story is about the people who lived simple lives that caused them to struggle between the duties imposed on them and the desires they longed to fulfill.
The Mystery of Pine Lake
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Meredith McIntyre and her friend Jackie think they'll have a nice vacation up at Pine Lake Motel after graduation. When Meredith finds a human skull in the lake, it sets off a chain reaction leaving bodies behind.
Deadly Proof: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s the summer of 1880, and once again the lovely and inquisitive businesswoman, Annie Fuller, is helping San Francisco lawyer and beau, Nate Dawson, with a troublesome case.
One-Way Elevator
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Four people from different walks of life find each other in the same elevator bank on September 11th. Three step into the elevator, while one has the doors close in his face. The last thing Jim Winters sees before the doors close is the face of a young woman, who failed in her attempt to keep them open.
Lost in Tanganyika
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1862, William and Elizabeth Darmon escape from Zanzibar, crossing hostile territory to Lake Victoria. Pursued by ruthless slavers, they flee to Niam Niam country in Darkest Africa. There, William is forced on a desperate mission to save his wife from cannibals. Upon his return, he discovers evidence that she has been sold as a slave to the Arab Rashid family in Hayil across the Red Sea.
The Romance Reader
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,720. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Romance Reader, the first book in the An Arresting Woman series, introduces Lillian Armfield, Australia’s first policewoman, appointed by the New South Wales Parliament in 1915 to focus on the welfare of Sydney’s women and children. When she is called upon to search for the missing daughter of a prominent Rose Bay family, her theory on why women are led astray is put to the test.
ALCHEMY: a story of perfect murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In Victorian London, a young artist unravels the formula of a potion for immortality and raising the dead – as prescribed in an ancient tome: Alchemy. Just when he cracks the secret code for the last sickening components, his mistress dies, and he vows to revive her. Knowing that the final ingredients means taking innocent lives - he just has to decide whose. And someone gets away with murder.
Honeymoon with Death
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On their honeymoon trip through Europe, Prudence and Knighton join a small group of travelers to see the triple falls on the river Velino in Italy when tragedy strikes. Their carriage breaks down on a remote road, they are accosted by bandits, and escape only to find one of the travelers dead the next morning in a ravine near the bandits’ ambush location.
Ghosts of Tsavo
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Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. But she’ll need more than that to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. All this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
Oak Island: The Knights of Oak: The Possible Fate of the Knights Templars After 1307
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Knights of Oak presents a theory concerning the fate of the Knights Templar after their initial arrest by the King of France, Philip IV in 1307. No one knows for certain what happened to the vast treasure that they had accumulated, including the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail. One logical path that these treasures might have taken is to have ended up on Oak Island.
When Angels Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Called back to her hometown on the Oregon Coast, Abigail Daniels struggles with the sudden death of her mother. The doctor calls the death a heart attack--but Abigail believes she was more likely frightened to death. Abigail delves into the town's secrets. The more she uncovers layers of possible murder suspects, could the motive for murder be buried treasure washed ashore 150 years earlier?
The Shore and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Great War is eight years past, but Mitch Pembroke is finding more danger than he ever encountered in the skies above France. Wherever he travels, trouble seems to lie in wait for him. And this time his boxer-turned-bodyguard friend, Kit Moran, might not be able to get him out again.
The Lost Brother (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
November 1146. When an investigation murder uncovers treason at the highest levels of King Owain’s court, Gareth and Gwen must come to terms with unprecedented treachery—and a villain whose crimes can never be forgiven. The Lost Brother is the sixth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Liar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspired by a true story. Everyone wants to know what happened to Alice Louise who disappeared from the streets of Decatur, Alabama in 1954. Fear captures her family and friends. Alice would not just leave. Ben Slover has big plans for the mystery that shroud Decatur. He knows who took her and $20,000 will keep his mouth shut. But things don't go as Ben plans. Nor did he plan on SJ finding her
Lord Cavendish Returns
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Series: The Cavendish Mysteries. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has to return to his childhood home to uncover the truth about his ancestry and prove the Cavendish brothers are liars. To find the register that proves his birth he has to enlist the help of the beautiful Arrabella. They are soon drawn into a series of frightening adventures that bring them together, however the truth of Harper's ancestry then tears them apart. Can future ever be theirs?
Hearts of Ice and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Mitch Pembroke survived flying harrowing missions against the Germans during the Great War and now would like to spend his time tasting the excitement of the Roaring Twenties while avoiding the corner office in his father’s company, Pembroke Steel. Kit Moran is the boxer-turned-bodyguard hired to keep Mitch out of trouble. It’s a full time job, because where ever Mitch goes danger always follows.
Saga Di Lui
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 133,490. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Romanzo di formazione, 140mila parole, è stato scritto da un perfido giornalista professionista politicamente molto scorretto e maschilista. L'assurdo e tragico legame d'amicizia profonda fin dall'infanzia tra un assassino terrorista rosso e Lui, un poeta idealista perduto tra amori, sogni, ricerca di verità. Sullo sfondo, la corruzione in Italia e nel mondo alla fine del secolo scorso. Come oggi.
The Will O Wisp
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Series: Amazing Gracie Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,930. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Gracie Evans is going to farm sit again. She invites Shana to come along to keep the girl out of trouble. Melinda Applegate invites herself along to keep both of them out of trouble. Millard Sokal shows up and appears to still be fond of Gracie. Shana unwisely takes up with a trouble family and the Indians moved. A fresh grave in Gracie's cemetery and a will o wisp spirit in the timber is scary.
History and Mystery, Oh My!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mystery and Horror, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Step back in time with History and Mystery, Oh My! All the stories in this anthology are set at least fifty years before publication. Find out why Caruso's tailor could never claim the famous tenor as a client. Walk with Caravaggio under the dome of Santa Maria del Popolo. Learn why Flash Gordon stopped filming.Turn a page and lose yourself in Victorian London, or tangle with WWII spies.