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The Mummies of the Reich
By K. M. Ashman
Series: The India Sommers Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
When a one hundred year old crucifix turns up around the neck of a five hundred year old mummy, India Sommers and Brandon Walker join forces once more and travel to the ends of the Earth to uncover the mystery and avoid an international incident.
The Nell Sweeney Historical Mysteries
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 391,200. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.25 star(4.14 from 7 reviews)
This bargain-priced “boxed set” contains all six of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mysteries, originally published by Berkley Prime Crime. Set in post-Civil War Boston, the series features Irish-born governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery)
By Troy Soos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
Street Justice: A Smokey Dalton Novel
By Kris Nelscott
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.
Sea of Secrets
By Amanda DeWees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Victorian England, innocent young Oriel Pembroke stumbles into a web of dangerous secrets at the seaside estate of the aristocratic Ellsworth family. As she falls in love with the brooding young duke, Herron, she begins to fear for his sanity—and for both their lives—as sinister events unfold.
The Outlaw's Tale
By Margaret Frazer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Leaving the safety of her nunnery walls behind, Dame Frevisse is waylaid on the King's Highway by a band of outlaws and drawn into an unholy web of treachery and deceit. The Outlaw's Tale is the third installment of award-winning author Margaret Frazer's twice Edgar-nominated Dame Frevisse Medieval Mystery series.
The Peculiar Case of Lord Finsbury's Diamonds
By Stephanie Laurens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens brings you a tale of murder, mystery, passion, and intrigue – and diamonds!
The Uninvited Guest (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
By Sarah Woodbury
Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.5 star(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. Other books in the series include The Good Knight, The Fourth Horseman, and The Fallen Princess.
The Kennedy Secret
By Steve Richer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Itch Reserve Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A government killer and a con man investigate the assassination of Robert Kennedy after they stumble upon a CIA conspiracy.
The Maiden's Tale
By Margaret Frazer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A WEB OF LIES, INTRIGUE... AND ROMANCE In an hour of desperate need, Dame Frevisse is forced to journey to London to find aid for her beleaguered nunnery. She seeks her wealthy cousin Alice, wife of the earl of Suffolk. But with a new Parliament warming to its arguments, she finds Alice caught between the powerful Gloucester, the sinister Bishop Beaufort, and the darkly handsome Duke of Orleans.
Slave Graves
By Thomas Hollyday
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
A Regimental Murder (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #2)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
London 1816 After rescuing a lovely woman from an attempted robbery, Captain Lacey discovers that she's the widow of a colonel who had been accused of murdering an English officer during the recent war. Lydia declares that her husband was innocent and that she knows the true culprits' identities. Intrigued, Lacey begins to investigate, and soon finds himself mired in scandals past and present.
The Musketeer's Inheritance
By Sarah D'Almeida
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,510. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A letter from Gascony calls D'Artagnan home. His father is dead and D'Artagnan must come and take charge of the estate. His friends, of course, accompany him. But what Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan don't know is that the older D'Artagnan was murdered and that they must find the killer, if the
The Adventure of the Kidnapped Kanakas
By Ken Methold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A must for Sherlock Holmes fans. This original story, set in Queensland towards the end of the 19th century, follows Holmes and Watson as they expose the murderous activities of the exploiters of the indentured sugar plantation workers.
The Bard's Daughter (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
By Sarah Woodbury
Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Prequel. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Bard’s Daughter is a 22,000 word prequel to the Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mysteries: Gwen has spent her life traveling through Wales, following the music. When her father is accused of murdering his friend, and the lord of the castle appears uninterested in discovering the real culprit, it is up to Gwen to clear her father’s name before her father’s music is silenced … forever.
Huset ved havet
By Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: Danish. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Tora låner et fiskerhus ved Vesterhavet, fordi hun trænger til at komme væk fra det hele et stykke tid. I første omgang ser det ud til, fasters lille hus i den yderste klitrække er det perfekte valg for Tora, men så snubler den nysgerrige forfatter over et skelet i kælderen. "Huset ved havet" er en kortroman på 27.000 ord fra forlaget Candied Crime, den første i Tora-trilogien.
The Tell-Tail Heart
By Monica Shaughnessy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edgar Allan Poe's cat helps catch a killer, giving her owner the inspiration he needs to finish his story. A cozy cat novella set in Victorian Philadelphia, The Tell-Tail Heart is the fictional account of Poe's real-life animal companion.
Magnolia Gods
By Thomas Hollyday
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Murder follows as corporation fights investigation of espionage and stolen experimental aircraft
The Murderer's Tale
By Margaret Frazer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The wealthy Lionel Knyvet has been possessed by a foul demon. Seeking relief from the horrific terrors visited upon his body each fortnight, Lionel has dragged his entire household on an endless pilgrimage across the breadth and length of England. Dame Frevisse wants merely to enjoy the peace of the road, but instead finds herself draawn into the vilest depths of the human soul.
The Fallen Princess (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
By Sarah Woodbury
Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Hallowmas 1144. The murdered body of Prince Hywel’s long lost cousin, a woman thought to have run away with a Dane five years earlier, turns up on a beach. The trail has long since gone cold until the investigation threatens to expose dangerous truths that everyone from king to killer would prefer to keep buried. The Fallen Princess is the fourth Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery.