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The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Devil's Porridge
Series: The Kirsty Campbell Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,830. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Pioneering policewoman, Kirsty Campbell, teams up with Belgian refugee, Beatrice Jacobs who is on a spying mission for MI5. The feisty pair set out to protect a young munitionette who has witnessed the aftermath of a crime and they become embroiled with saboteurs, Irish revolutionaries, a German spy, and a killer without a conscience, in the midst of a World War 1 munitions factory.
The Daemoniac
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,810. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
It's the summer of 1888 and a bizarre killer is stalking the gas-lit streets of New York. But are the murders a case of black magic—or simple blackmail? From the high-class gambling dens of the Tenderloin to the glittering mansions of Fifth Avenue, consulting detective Harrison Fearing Pell follows a twisted trail of lies, treachery and madness that might end much closer to home than she imagined.
The Unexpected Ally
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,870. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
March 1147. Assassination, espionage, betrayal. King Owain has ridden east to confront King Madog of Powys with the attempt on the life of his son. Rhys, now abbot of St. Kentigern’s monastery, is desperate to broker a deal. When the body of a royal spy is found, it is up to Gareth and Gwen to find the killer before the wrong man is hanged—and a country lost.
Devoted To You
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Sir Aidan arrives at Wenland Lodge, the last thing Petal expects is to fall in love with the master. It is a love that can go nowhere. However, when it becomes clear that dangers surround him, she is driven to help him. Can they battle seemingly insurmountable odds for a future together; or will social barriers keep them apart forever?
A Time For Every Purpose Under Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. Rose Janvier, Benjamin's wife, left at home in pre-Civil-War New Orleans, uses her own detective skills to track down a killer.
A Death in Norfolk (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #7)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
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.
Not Forgotten
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,090. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Twenty-six years pass, Deanna moves back to the town where she grew up – back where her secret began and her life changed forever. Will Deanna ever allow herself to be loved and let go of the past? Or will her search for the answers lead to her death?
The Haunting of Donan Castle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Lord Nicholas Carlyle loved his wife Isobel in life and in the after life. He dedicated his life to find out how and why she died. Set in the 1600's and in present day we uncover centuries old tales of love, lies and corruption. Was Lord Carlyle right and Isobel was murdered or was it suicide as it seems? Centuries later all will be revealed as the secrets of Donan Castle are unlocked.
A Scandal Most Daring
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Tahlia is mugged, the last person she expects to come to her rescue is Connor Humphries. Connor is stunned to find her again and is determined to uncover the mysteries surrounding her, especially when someone tries to kill them. Is it Connor or Tahlia the killer wants dead? Either way, if Connor has any chance of keeping them alive he must first uncover all of Tahlia's secrets.
The Bored Samurai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A samurai warrior cursed to live in a time of peace, the Genroku era (1688-1704). Saotome Mondonosuke is a bored samurai. He is not a ronin, but a direct vassal with wealth but no official duties. With only boredom to fight, he solves the mysteries behind murders and kidnappings, and battles corrupt officials. He thirsts for justice, and his sword for blood.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 13,000 words in the Benjamin January historical mystery series. When the mistress of a plantation is murdered, Benjamin's wife Rose is convinced that contrary to the evidence, the crime was not committed by one of the household slaves. But proving it will be another matter.
A Disappearance in Drury Lane ( Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries, #8)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
1818. As Captain Gabriel Lacey prepares for his upcoming wedding, his former neighbor, Marianne Simmons, comes to him about an actress friend who’s gone missing. Lacey agrees to help look for the actress, little realizing the search will pit him against men who think nothing of abduction, assault, or sending incendiary devices to the innocent. A full-length novel.
Autumn Leaves: A Novel of Old Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 197,940. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young ronin arrives in Edo and is immediately accused of committing a string of arsons in the city of paper and wood. The firechief is convinced that he is guilty, and will stop at nothing to prove his point. Meanwhile the firechief is in love with a geisha and plans to marry her, despite her plans to live the life of an artist. The chief's young sister is desperate to find a suitable husband.
There Shall Your Heart Be Also
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Short story of 5,000 words, sequel to Hambly's Benjamin January murder mystery series. It's astonishing enough to everyone who knows New Orleans saloon-keeper Kentucky Williams that she owns a Bible... but someone is willing to do murder to steal it. Benjamin January and his worthless white sidekick Hannibal Sefton attempt to figure out who - and why.
Castle of Horror
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette - 15000 words. Colossus Films (of the novel Bride of the Rat-God) is shooting in Reno so Chrysanda Flamande's latest boyfriend can get a divorce. They share the sets - a supposedly haunted castle - with a black film company from Chicago, but Norah Blackstone is uneasy. Chrysanda's dogs can scent the supernatural, and Norah knows that something about the castle is very wrong.
The Watchmaker's Daughter
Series: Glass and Steele. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,510. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
India Steele is desperate. Her father is dead, her fiancé took her inheritance, and the only person who'll employ her is - a mysterious man from America. A man who possesses a watch that keeps him alive, and a dangerous past.
Death on the Moon
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 12,000 words in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color historical mystery series. Rose Janvier is convinced that Professor Tixall's amazing telescope is a hoax, but when one of her servants sees one of the "Moon people" murder another, Rose knows a real murder has been done. But how does she bring justice for a crime done on another planet?
Unreal City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Crime
London 1925. An antique Ottoman dagger comes on the market and lots of people want to buy it, but few want to show their hand. The metal it is made of is odd - is that why there are so many mysterious bidders at auction? A supernatural mystery about the nature of evil, the creation of vampires, and our response to God's betrayal of his human children.
The Pictorial Adventure
Series: Kiska Highland Adventure, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder and mystery follow a young girl on the adventure of a lifetime. Kiska McDervan has been looking forward to a summer of working on her art projects after high school graduation. But when her father receives a job offer in England, her life is suddenly turned upside down and she finds herself in the middle of a historical mystery.

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