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The Dead Man's View
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cleared of suspicion of murder, Prudence Barnard is pleased to visit a newly discovered second cousin, Eric Knibbs. She simply wants to forget the events at Rosecrest, but soon after her arrival, death arrives again and her cousin is found hanging from a noose outside his bedroom window. Convinced Eric did not commit suicide, it's up to Pru to save his reputation and discover who murdered him.
The Madonna Rosa
Series: The Juno Letters. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anisette Durande holds the destiny of a free Brittany in her hands - desperate to keep the Madonna Rosa from the Germans as the Nazi onslaught rolls across defenseless France in 1940. She is La Guardienne - the last of a line of women descended from a lone survivor of a terrible slaughter, blessed to protect the ancient Madonna carved from the crucifix of the Christian martyrs of Roman Lyon.
Clan of the Black Sun
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A mysterious stone of black obsidian holds a magical grip over a rural French clan ripped apart by an ancient curse. The Nazis covet the relic as a weapon of immense power that will lead their armies to victory in the West. The Allies fear rumors of the stone mask a deadly weapon that threatens the invasion of Fortress Europe. The resistance risks annihilation to recover it.
Gooseberry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Thieving Maharajah: the fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
The Ornamental Hermit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: British English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The year is 1890. D.S. Billings has risen swiftly through the ranks to become one of Scotland Yard's youngest detectives, but in his private life he struggles with loneliness, morphine addiction and homosexuality. As he investigates the cold blooded murder of an aristocrat, he slowly finds himself becoming embroiled in a web of corruption and deceit which goes right to the heart of Scotland Yard.
Return (Book 3 of the Matt Turner Series)
Series: Matt Turner, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,550. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
At only 32, Matt Turner's gift of psychometry - the ability to read the emotional imprints people leave in the objects they touch - has enabled him to see and experienced more of life and death than any other living person, and with this unique talent and perspective, he’s now ready to set right the wrongs of both yesterday and today.
The Golden Peacock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Author Rainee Allen is under a deadline. While experiencing writer’s block, she finds an ID card of a Holocaust survivor with whom she shares a birth date. She travels to London where Jana Lutken lives. To her sad surprise, Jana has Alzheimer’s and relives the Holocaust. Rainee embarks on a dangerous road involving Nazi hunters and Nazi sympathizers and enters a world of mystery and suspense.
Eloquence and Espionage
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,250. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Bluestocking Ariadne Courdebas never thought she’d play the heroine in her own romantic novel until a chance encounter with handsome intelligence agent Jason Sinclair pulled her into the world of espionage. Can Ariadne use her considerable eloquence to convince Sinclair to play her hero, forever? This clean romantic mystery set in the Regency period features kisses only.
Death in the Time of Ice (A People of the Wind Mystery)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Enga Dancing Flower knows her Neanderthal tribe is in trouble. The dark seasons are becoming longer and the mammoth herds are fleeing south. When the tribal leader is found stabbed to death, the new leader thinks Enga did it. Expulsion and certain death loom. Enga must find the murderer to save her tribe -- and herself. Nominated for Best Historical Mystery in the 2014 Agatha Awards!
The Adventure of the Spectred Bat - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two young women, both pregnant, are attacked by vampires. Or are they? One dies. The other desperately seeks the help of Sherlock Holmes. The world's favorite detective must travel from London to Surrey and then to the beautiful but deadly Lake District. Inspired by the original story, "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" this new adventure leaves the mind wondering and the heart racing.
I, Claudia (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #1)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claudia Seferius has successfully flattered her way into marriage with a wealthy Roman wine merchant. But when her secret gambling debts spiral, she hits on another resourceful way to make money - offering her “personal services” to high-ranking Roman Citizens. Unfortunately her clients are now turning up dead - the victims of a sadistic serial killer.
Lessons for Idle Tongues
Series: Cambridge Fellows Mystery. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Amateur detectives Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith seem to have nothing more taxing on their plate than locating a missing wooden cat and solving the dilemma of seating thirteen for dinner. But one of the guests brings a conundrum: a young woman has been found dead, and her boyfriend is convinced she was murdered. The trouble is, nobody else agrees.
Queen Isabeau's Book: an Edward Red Mage mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
All wizard-for-hire Edward Red Mage really wants is to tell fortunes and cast spells for the lower classes of Belcamp-a-Lyr. But when an attempt is made on the life of the King's Royal Wizard, Edward has to take his place. Can a common-born wizard protect a Queen from a conspiracy against the throne? And can he avoid the advances of a beautiful, but possibly murderous, circus performer?
The Adventure of the Engineer's Mom - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
A secret project for the British Admiralty is being carried out deep within the laboratories of Cambridge University. First the mother of one of the students working on it is kidnapped. Another student is murdered. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson have to rescue the engineer's mom and apprehend the murderer. Fans of Sherlock Holmes will love this new mystery, inspired by The Engineer's Thumb.
Wheezer and the Golden Serpent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1843 in Indian Territory, an historic, never-before-done peace council is held at the capital of the Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah. Chief John Ross invites all Indian tribes within running distance, even their long-time enemies, as well as the plains Indians. Intrigue mounts while the young Cherokee, Sasa, is presented in Boston for her first Social “Season”. Who is following her and Wheezer?
Studying Scarlet - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,950. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
An unauthorized parody in which the world's most famous detective the world's most famous heroine from The South. Starlet O'Halloran has come to London looking for her wayward husband, Brett Cutler. She seeks help from Sherlock Holmes. He refuses the case until he learns that three men have already been murdered who were connected to Starlet and Brett and that the life of the King is at risk.
Relazione Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Il diplomatico di carriera Alec Halsey è stato elevato al titolo di Marchese, un titolo che non desidera e che la Buona Società non ritiene che meriti: la sua amante ha deciso che dopotutto non lo vuole sposare ed il sospetto che abbia ucciso lui suo fratello continua a circolare nei salotti londinesi. Quindi, tornare a Londra dopo sette mesi di isolamento potrebbe essere un errore.
Dark Union: A Mike Angel Mystery
Series: Mike Angel Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,370. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
After Mike witnesses a barefoot bank robber who got away in a hail of bullets, an iron-fisted longshoreman union boss hires Mike to find the killer of his granddaughter, a loose-morals woman who slept with both sides of a labor war. A second murder confuses his case. Even though directed not to pry into union affairs, lead takes Mike there and in danger.
A Case of Identlty Theft - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Was it Jack the Ripper who left the beheaded corpses of a young couple, whose only passion was the game of rugby, in an alley in the East End? Or was it Moriarty? Together with Dr. Watson and with a little help from Mycroft Holmes, our wonderful sleuth must put an end to a string of murders, recover half a million pounds in stolen securities, and rescue another young couple from certain death.
Deadly Affair: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,180. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Career diplomat Alec Halsey has been elevated to a marquessate he doesn't want and Polite Society believes he doesn't deserve. When a nobody vicar drops dead in front of him at a party-political dinner Alec suspects the man was poisoned. But who would want a seemingly harmless man of God murdered, and why?