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The Case of the Sinister Senator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
The Curse of the Gorgon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District must solve a dubious crime involving a wretched family of Alexandrian nobility without the help of Heron—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—he learns the true horror of family curses.
Covenant Deception
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
When a bishop is killed inside the Vatican by someone after an ancient artifact, an absent-minded professor and his archaeologist friend get swept up in the search for the killer and artifact - but nothing is as it appears. History can always come back to haunt - even thousands of years later... and so it begins.
Sherlock Holmes: Gone in the Fog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It's 1914, the eve of the Great War. After a lengthy absence Holmes returns to Baker St. But, what has happened to bring about the shocking condition he was in? What strange adventure has reduced him to such an appalling state? Can Dr. Wartson bring him back? And then came that chill winter night when Holmes stepped out of the front door and simply disappeared. Gone in the fog.
Ode to a Dead Lord
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
While Lord Byron is dazzling the Beau Monde with his poetry, Viscount Percy Ainsford Foster Ashe is discovered dead in a shabby boarding house in Brighton. Who murdered Viscount Ashe? Will his now penniless widow ever recover her lost fortune? For Bow Street Runner Theo Bryght the stakes are high as he races to solve the mystery behind what may be just the first canto in a deadly ode to revenge.
Hidden
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In a desperate attempt to secure a roof over her younger sister’s head, nineteen year old Allie Winthrop takes a job that no one else seemed too eager to apply for. The job is a maid position for a well to do family who had made a fortune in both the ranching and railroad industries. Her bosses, Mister and Misses Treadwell, aren’t exactly the friendliest of people.
The Unlikely Spy (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,650. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
August 1146. Prince Hywel has called all the bards of Wales to him for a music festival, and invited the lords of Wales too. But with the highborn come the low: thieves, spies, and other hangers-on. When a murderer strikes as the festival starts, Gareth and Gwen are charged with discovering his identity—before the death of a peasant shakes the throne of a king.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
The Wardens of Punyu (The Handover Mysteries, Vol. I)
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Series: The Handover Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Claire Raymond's rookie Business World colleague disappears without trace across the Hong Kong-China border into one of the mainland's new "special economic zones." Claire's search to rescue him leads her through the free-for-all landscape of Guangdong's coastal export boom into the murky use of Communist prison labor camps to feed its illegal organ transplant trade.
The Uninvited Guest (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is the winter of 1143 and a cold-blooded killer lurks among King Owain's wedding guests. Putting their own marriage plans on hold, Gareth and Gwen race to separate truth from lies, friends from foes, and unravel the mystery before King Owain—and his new bride—fall victim to their uninvited guest. The Uninvited Guest is the second Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery.
London Calling: A Susanna and the Spy Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Susanna Ward is engaged to the man she loves, Lord James Ravenwood. Britain's war with Napoleon still rages, and Susanna learns that James has secretly allowed himself to be drawn into a world of espionage and intrigue. To be with James, Susanna travels to London--and is soon caught up in a dangerous operation to uncover a ring of French spies and a traitor within the British War Office.
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: 80,840. 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.
This Rough Magic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Wealthy playboy Brett Sheridan thinks he knows the score when he hires tough guy private eye Neil Patrick Rafferty to find a priceless stolen folio of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
From the Ashes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Atticus Riot is an ex-gambler turned detective, but after twenty years of roaming the Barbary Coast, he’s about to toss the game for good. After his partner Ravenwood is savagely murdered, he wants nothing more than to rid himself of his dead partner’s legacy and retire. But man plans and God laughs: the young wife of a prosperous businessman is abducted. A mystery set in 1900 San Francisco.
Street Justice: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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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.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
Lord Melvedere's Ghost
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Series: The Star Elite, Book 4. Price: $1.75 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.
Capturing Sir Dunnicliffe
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Series: The Star Elite, Book 1. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Torn between his desire for Harriett, and his duties as one of the Star Elite, decisions don't come more difficult for Hugo when someone tries to take her life, and he finds himself becoming her bodyguard!Can he really send his future father-in-law to jail if he is guilty?Will his obligation to carry out his orders cost him the only woman who has ever come close to touching this warrior's heart?
The Jester's Apprentice, A Mystery Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Philippa always loved intrigue, which made Edric an irresistible catch. That and his smoldering violet stare. But when he disappears on "business," promising her a more exciting life, Philippa's only aid is a masked stalker who sends her out on midnight spy sessions. While unraveling Edric's secrets, Philippa stumbles into the path of a legendary arsonist who may turn her world to ash.
Dreams of the Damned (Galvanic Century 4)
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Series: Galvanic Century. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Detectives Alton Bartleby and James Wainwright’s latest case will take them to the boundaries of Edwardian psychiatry and beyond. There’s been a murder in the Bedford Mental Hospital, and the patients have taken over to ensure that justice is done.