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A Bitter Root
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Wesbrook Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
D.I. Jack Ramsey has been after the most vicious criminal in 1840s London for years. When his current case brings him into the world of herbalist Grace Flynn, he's captivated by her incisive mind and courage. After they join forces though, the crime lord strikes at Grace's family. Can Grace and Ramsey survive long enough to bring the criminal to justice and find happiness with each other.
The Actuary's Wife
Series: From Russia, With Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,750. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Rohan and Emma seem determined to make their relationship work but it's hard being married to The Actuary. When Dolan, the sexy Irishman reveals Rohan's hiding something, Emma does her own investigating and is heartbroken by what she finds. Before she can resolve her romance issues, Emma's work at the school uncovers a century old deceit which may just get her killed first.
Passion Wears Pearls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The fourth book in the Jaded Gentlemen series, Passion Wears Pearls is a breathless ride. Set in Victorian London, Josiah Hastings is an artist struggling to hide the fact that he is losing his sight, determined to create one last masterpiece before the dark closes in. But when he meets Eleanor Beckett, she brings more than color back into his world and he must fight to protect his beloved Muse.
The Clairvoyant Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel on the SS Pleiades during its inaugural voyage through the Irish Sea from Glasgow to Biarritz. On board are a bizarre handful of passengers travelling to a World Spiritualist Congress. When Madame Moghra is found dead and Dr Watson is accused of homicidal somnambulism Countess V must unmask the real killer!
I Spy A Duke
Series: Covert Heiresses. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A governess with a desire for revenge enters into a marriage of convenience with a duke--but she gets more than she anticipated, as he's actually a spy for the Crown.
The Fourth Horseman
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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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.
The Penny Dreadful Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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England 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna travel to the city of York. Someone is killing-off the authors who write cheap but popular penny dreadfuls, and Inspector Bird, a fervent admirer of Dr Watson, needs help.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Seduction Wears Sapphires
Price: $4.99 USD. 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...
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?
The Lammas Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scotland 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Varvara Volodymyrovna visit the Scottish Borders to solve the Lammermoor Golf Course murders. Lord Cruddock is staging a tournament to promote his new golf course but someone is killing-off the golfers.
The Curse of Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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London 1899. Rumours of resurrection-men strike fear into the hearts of Londoners, prompting Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna to investigate the ghostly goings-on in the unconsecrated cemetery known as Crossbones. Do they have another Burker on their hands, or a new royal Ripper? Who is the mysterious black velvet man, and what could Angelmaker mean?
Curse of the Nandi
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Jane Austen meets Lara Croft: Mrs. Beatrice Knight is preparing to start a life of marital bliss, or at least marital satisfaction. But the Nandi are rising up against their colonial masters and unleashing a frightening curse in the process. The intrepid Mrs. Knight faces all this with her usual aplomb, her hefty walking stick and, of course, a pot of tea. But will her marriage survive?
The Baskerville Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
England 1899. Ten years after Holmes and Watson solve the case of the Baskerville hound, Dr Watson receives an invitation to return to Baskerville Hall. The night before his departure he meets a Ukrainian countess who claims to be the daughter of Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler. She is vain, rich, fiercely intelligent, and she ends up accompanying him to Devon.
The Curse of the Grand Guignol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,930. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are drawn into the world of fin de siècle Paris by a series of macabre murders, propelling them into the naturalistic horror plays of the Grand Guignol. When Art imitates Life we applaud. When Life imitates Art we shudder.
The Curse of the Singing Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
France 1899. Dr Watson and Countess Volodymyrovna are holidaying in Biarritz when a fire breaks out in the kitchen of their petit hotel. The hotel’s owner (a retired opera singer known as the Singing Wolf) invites the handful of guests to stay at her isolated mountain retreat in a remote area rife with wolves and lawless brigands led by the murderous outlaw, Sarazan.
Masked Rider: Origins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Holly Westin is having a bad week. Cavalry soldiers storm into her village hunting a fugitive. A neighbor is killed, Holly's brother arrested and everyone wants to capture the mysterious Masked Rider. She’s determined to free her brother but can she do it with the captain courting her, the fugitive hiding on her land and her father drinking while the in-laws visit? 128,507 words.
From Darkness to Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,810. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Hammond Hawkins is a man running from his own dark past when he learns that some things cannot be left behind so easily. Taught important lessons by people he initially disdains, Hawk comes to grips with who he really is, and why solving a baffling mystery in his small corner of the world matters more than any other case he's ever solved.
Sleight of Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
One foot planted in tradition, the other stepping into the unknown, Margaret Morehouse finds herself at a personal crossroads in 1910 Los Angeles. Appointed one of the nation’s first policewomen with arrest powers, Margaret searches for two missing women and struggles to identify an abandoned corpse. Surrounded by intrigue, she battles personal, social, and psychological demons.

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