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Scarlet Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,420. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cambridge, 1985. Graham Dowland, paranoid pedant par excellence, is searching for a priceless lost manuscript. Investigating a murder seems like a dangerous distraction. But perhaps the two are connected. Will Graham discover the truth before the Fenland floodwaters rise too far?
Lord Cavendish Returns
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Series: The Cavendish Mysteries. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has to return to his childhood home to uncover the truth about his ancestry and prove the Cavendish brothers are liars. To find the register that proves his birth he has to enlist the help of the beautiful Arrabella. They are soon drawn into a series of frightening adventures that bring them together, however the truth of Harper's ancestry then tears them apart. Can future ever be theirs?
The Lost Brother (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
November 1146. When an investigation murder uncovers treason at the highest levels of King Owain’s court, Gareth and Gwen must come to terms with unprecedented treachery—and a villain whose crimes can never be forgiven. The Lost Brother is the sixth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,410. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this sequel to Maids of Misfortune, Annie Fuller delves into the intriguing world of 19th century spiritualism to expose a fraudulent medium. She will soon find there are as many secrets as there are spirits swirling around the séance table. Some of those secrets will threaten the future of her relationship with the lawyer Nate Dawson, and, in time, they will threaten her very life itself.
One-Way Elevator
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Four people from different walks of life find each other in the same elevator bank on September 11th. Three step into the elevator, while one has the doors close in his face. The last thing Jim Winters sees before the doors close is the face of a young woman, who failed in her attempt to keep them open.
Queen Isabeau's Book: an Edward Red Mage mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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?
Steampunk Holmes: Legacy of the Nautilus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Richard Monson-Haefel. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.72 from 18 reviews)
In an alternative Steampunk universe (c.1885), the plans for Captain Nemo's mysterious Nautilus submarine have been stolen from the British Secret Service. There is only one man who can solve the case, Sherlock Holmes. With his bionic side-kick Doctor Watson, and his brilliant and lethal sister, Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock unravels a mystery that will shake the foundation of the British Empire.
Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In Bloody Lessons, the third installment of the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, it is the winter of 1880 and the teachers of San Francisco are under attack. Annie Fuller, the reluctant clairvoyant, has been called in to investigate by Nate Dawson, her lawyer beau, and readers will find a delightful blend of a cozy mystery and romantic suspense.
Ghosts of Tsavo
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Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. But she’ll need more than that to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. All this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
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.
When Angels Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Called back to her hometown on the Oregon Coast, Abigail Daniels struggles with the sudden death of her mother. The doctor calls the death a heart attack--but Abigail believes she was more likely frightened to death. Abigail delves into the town's secrets. The more she uncovers layers of possible murder suspects, could the motive for murder be buried treasure washed ashore 150 years earlier?
Crimini in Salotti Marci
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 102,110. Language: Italian. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Una denuncia della corruzione nell'Italia di oggi e del suo non essere più una democrazia bensì un regime comunista in camicia rosa.
The Major Meets His Match
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Regency Adventure and Romance. Set in the Regency period and taking place in and around the beautiful City of Bath in Somerset. A beautiful location is no guarantee of beautiful behaviour... Major Bedivere Lynmouth’s quiet convalescence from a wound received in the war in the Peninsular, is about to be rudely interrupted by an unlooked for meeting...
Sleight of Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: 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.
Murder on the Minnesota
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield temporarily join the Minnesota, a combination freighter and passenger ship owned by the Great Northern Steamship Company, as private detectives. After a fiery Catholic missionary is murdered in what proves to be the first in a series of crimes that will stretch them to their limit. Dillman and Genevieve have to use all their skills to combat danger.
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: 81,650. 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.
A Case of Poisons: An Anthony Maxwell Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
In this first book in a new Victorian steampunk mystery series, private detective, Anthony Maxwell, and his two partners, Tobias and Scamp, have to solve a series of murders involving exotic poisons.
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.