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Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's not easy to write a Biblical story and still make it seem relevant to the present times but clearly John Howard Reid knows his subject matter well. This fully-engaging novel presents an aged and not-so-wise King Solomon who is forced to make certain choices. He has to pit his wits against the temple priests when an unknown killer is on the prowl, and the common people are close to rebellion.
In All His Glory: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
Lifted from the pages of The Book of Kings, the story of Jeroboam in Ancient Egypt is brought to life. With splendid detail, the reader is transported back to the days of the Pharaohs and submerged into the ordeals of a hostile desert land, as Jeroboam, an outcast from his own country, struggles to survive among Egyptian royalty. Reid has obviously done his homework. Details are full and vibrant.
New Orleans Prime Evil
By O'Neil De Noux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
The prime evil faced by police officers in a city described in a local newspaper in the Nineteenth Century as Hell on Earth – is murder. From the autumn of 1887 through the summer of 1891, New Orleans Police Detective Jacques Dugas investigates the most intricate cases of mayhem and murder –
At Bull Run
By Paul Westwood
Series: The Blackwood Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,340. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
Jack Blackwood is a widower and a drunk. Ezra Miller is an ex-slave in a white man's world. Together, they run a detective agency in Washington DC. As the Civil War starts, they are involved in their hardest case yet. Members of a newly-formed cavalry regiment are being murdered by a mysterious killer. In order to find the murderer, Jack and Ezra put their very lives on the line.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Barking Emporium
By Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 6. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
The great detective uncovers a convoluted conspiracy to conceal the cause of two fires, one of which results in the death of an elderly couple. Dr Watson records the fine details which lead to the exposure of the villains.
Murder at the Windsor Club
By Stephen Stanley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
It's 1936 and the wealthy families of Boston’s Beacon Hill like to keep their affairs private. When art objects disappear, when family members go missing, or when bodies turn up in unexpected places, they all turn to the Jeremy Dance for damage control.
Crime In Its Time
By MJ Jones
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
Deceit is universal and murder has no permanent home. Both Al Capone and a medieval relic thief could understand them. So could lawyers, teenagers, union members, contract killers, and Home Economics teachers. With rich historical detail, these seven tales range from England in the middle ages to Wisconsin in the present-day.
Upheaval
By Henry Brasater
Price: $2.73 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by John Daysh. Category: Fiction
In December, 1860 Theodora Kydd arrives by stagecoach at Shawneetown on the Ohio River in southern Illinois. She is a retired nurse who has been sent by Chicago’s Allan Pinkerton to investigate unusual sightings of a sometimes island that can be seen from Shawneeetown’s shore.