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Still Life With Murder (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 1)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
National bestseller Still Life With Murder is the first book of P.B. Ryan’s acclaimed historical mystery series featuring Boston governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt. Thought to have died during the Civil War, Will is arrested for murder, and Nell must prove his innocence. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder in a Mill Town (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 2)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Boston governess Nell Sweeney and her employer’s morphine-addicted son, Dr. Will Hewitt, investigate the disappearance of a young woman who worked in the Hewitt family's textile mill in Book #2 of P.B. Ryan’s behistorical mystery series, Murder in a Mill Town. Bk #2 a finalist for the prestigious Mary Higgins Clark Award. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Death on Beacon Hill (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 3)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Boston governess Nell Sweeney keeps one foot in her Irish roots and the other in the world of Brahmin privilege as she and Dr. Will Hewitt investigate the shooting deaths of a notorious actress and her Irish maid. Book #3 of P.B. Ryan’s critically praised historical mystery series, Death on Beacon Hill was originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder on Black Friday (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 4)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
In Book #4 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Boston governess Nell Sweeney, along with roguish Harvard professor and forensic scientist Will Hewitt, investigates the deaths of two men who committed suicide--or did they?--when the gold market crashed in 1869. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.
Murder in the North End (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 5)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Irish-born governess Nell Sweeney and Brahmin black sheep Dr. Will Hewitt infiltrate the worst Irish slum in Boston to keep Detective Colin Cook from being framed for murder in Book #5 of P.B. Ryan’s celebrated historical mystery series, Murder in the North End. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.
A Bucket of Ashes (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 6)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Governess Nell Sweeney and wounded battle surgeon Will Hewitt reunite on Cape Cod to investigate the death of Nell’s long-lost brother--who may or may not have murdered a woman in cold blood--in Book #6 of P.B. Ryan’s critically acclaimed historical mystery series, A Bucket of Ashes. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.
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
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.
Tom Poorman Baseball Player From Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Boston Red Sox
By Ryder Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Tucker Elliot. Category: Nonfiction
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Boston Red Sox history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Red Sox fan.
The Gostynin Shul
By Kris Langman
Price: Free! Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Gostynin Shul - A Yiddish history mystery. A Yiddish historian finds herself fending off an enraged Hasidic group intent on preserving its reputation, and a Boston society matron desperate to preserve her family's wealth and status.