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After Fanny's Fall
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,810. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An unconventional mystery filled with humor and sprinkled with history. (St. Paul--1949): A boozing ex-pilot turned private eye, a baseball obsessed street cop, a tight-lipped newsstand proprietor, and a dandified police detective--as well as the downtown establishments, plus a group of quirky characters--all play a part in the investigation of a likeable prostitute's suicide...or...murder.
Lethal Boundaries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,460. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When it comes to murder, people in small towns have a way of keeping secrets for many years—but not forever. Someone has guarded a secret well for nearly thirty years, until 1939, when the body of a young woman was discovered in an abandoned opera house setting tongues to way and minds to speculate. No one seems to know her identity. Something about the dead woman—something from his childhood.
Murder at the Johnson House
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,420. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lives intertwine in a snarled web of deceit, seduction, greed and murder. On a sweltering night in 1895, Pinkerton Detective Earl Buchanan witnesses Orville Devey murder his friend George Hutchinson. Buchanan vows to Devey dead or alive. He tracks Devey to Chicago, where Orville Devey, Sam Telfer and Thomas Trimble align themselves in illegal white slave trade.
A Death in Norfolk (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #7)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,800. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
September 1817: Captain Lacey travels with Lady Breckenridge to his boyhood home in northern Norfolk only to discover mysterious happenings in and around the Lacey estate. The underworld criminal, James Denis, uses Lacey's visit to Norfolk as an opportunity to have Lacey deliver a message to a local squire. A simple task--but one that lands Lacey squarely in international theft and murder.
Beatrice
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Series: The Tipton Hollow Series. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The arrival of a mysterious plant brings Beatrice a series of events which leave her with more questions than answers. Luckily, Benedict Addison is on hand to help her, and the couple are soon drawn into a mystery which takes them on a dangerous journey of love and adventure. Can Ben persuade her that he isn't the ogre she thinks he is, and consider him to be her match made in heaven?
The Sixth Hour
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,100. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can Darash, a Jewish teenager, track a killer, rescue his family from ruin, and discover the truth about Jesus?
One Little, Two Little, Three Little Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
A Storm In Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.
Blackwood Crossing
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Series: British Agent, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,020. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Setting: Victorian England and Scotland Sensuality Rating: G (clean romance) Author MK McClintock returns with swashbuckling heroes and courageous heroines in "Blackwood Crossing," a story of buried secrets and second chances.
Clara's Wish
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Silence hangs in the air; a valuable diamond ring, taken from the skeletonized hand of a corpse lays untouched on the desk. Bergin Halverson wrestles with the ghosts of his past, his fears that have kept him silent for decades and the truth he knows must eventually be told. He is taken back to 1923 when Clara Lindgren makes a wish that will come true.
A Sandal from East Anglia - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Archeological excavations at the ruined Abbey of St. Edmund unearth a sealed canister. In it is a document that could change the course of the British Empire and all of Christendom. Some evil young men are prepared to steal and murder to keep its contents from ever becoming known. A beautiful young nun, who bests Sherlock Holmes, is determined to use it to help the women of the world.
1906 - A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
The Fourth Horseman (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
May 1144. Gareth and Gwen travel across the border into England on a diplomatic mission with Prince Hywel of Wales. When a murder case drops at their feet within moments of their arrival, they race to expose a plot that threatens not only their lives, but the life of the future King of England himself. The Fourth Horseman is the third Gareth and Gwen medieval mystery.
Murder in Grosvenor Square
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,290. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Captain Gabriel Lacey begins Spring 1818 preparing for a duel. But while he focuses on the affair of honor, darkness, greed, and death stalk the streets of London and bring tragedy to a family Lacey has grown close to. His investigation takes him to the squalid lanes of Seven Dials, and to molly houses that could spell ruin and possible hanging for those caught within.
If You Were Mine
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Series: The Cavendish Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Isobel had a choice. Stay on the run from her abusive uncle and face starvation, or seek help from the one man she never wanted to see again. Could she really trust the rake who had lied and deceived her? Everyone deserves a second chance. Dominic, Lord Havistock was determined to persuade Isobel they deserved one, when a chance encounter rocks his world. But can happiness ever be theirs?
Lord Melvedere's Ghost
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Series: The Star Elite, Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Cecily desperately needs help, and Jamie Calverton, Lord Melvedere is the only man she can turn to. With French guards determined to capture her, she has no alternative but to trust him. The endless corridors at Melvedere Manor are as confusing as the feelings its owner creates in her. She should be safe, but instead is faced with a shocking new adventure that makes her question everything.
Murder in Deer Park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A wonderful historical mystery! Join President Grover Cleveland and his young bride as their resort honeymoon is interrupted by murder and intrigue, forcing the appealing couple to become detectives and solve the crime!
The Adventure of the Blue Belt Buckle - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young street urchin discovers a beautiful belt buckle under a bush in Hyde Park. He brings it to Sherlock Holmes. It leads to the murder of an American Indian artist and then the Crown Jewels themselves are at risk. Once again Sherlock Holmes must match wits with Professor Moriarty to prevent a monstrous crime from taking place.
Two Edwardian Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
Secrets and Sensibilities
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Series: The Lady Emily Capers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
When art instructor Hannah Alexander agrees to accompany four of her students on a country house visit before Easter, she never dreams of entering into a dalliance with the owner David Tenant, the handsome new Earl of Brentfield. But one moment in his company and she’s in danger of losing her heart, and soon her very life. Previously published as A Dangerous Dalliance.