Books tagged: historical mysteries

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Death Is the Cool Night
By Libby Sternberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction
A brooding classical pianist-turned-conductor cannot remember the night his nemesis was murdered. Did he commit the crime—or did the beautiful soprano with whom he is falling in love? In the fall of 1941, as war approaches, Death Is the Cool Night goes behind the scenes of a music conservatory and into the heart of some of the most beautiful compositions ever written for voice.
Lost to the World
By Libby Sternberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction
In 1954 Baltimore, Sean Reilly, the detective from DEATH IS THE COOL NIGHT, investigates the murder of a Johns Hopkins researcher. The death appears linked to the polio vaccine trials about to begin across the country. LOST TO THE WORLD captures a moment when the world waited for the "summer plague," that had afflicted thousands, including the late president, to be wiped out once and for all.
GhostWritings
By Patrick Bernauw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction
Here are some of the finest true ghost stories taken from my own collection... From well known "urban legends" such as the Amityville Horror (or Hoax?) to the historical stuff (ah, the Ghost of Anna Boleyn), from the Angels of Mons to the Pilot's Ghost of Montrose... Are not we all living in a haunted submarine? The audio book links to some free soundscapes that go very well with the stories.
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.
Dark Circus
By Alex Vaugn
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction
A traitorous fiance and a murderous stranger send straight-laced bookish Emmie Kirkwood fleeing into the 1870's London night fog. When a strange gas lamp appears at the side of the road, will it lead her to a place of refuge or a doom worse than what awaits her outside? Meanwhile, her would-be killer is still hot on her trail. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles steampunk suspense adventure novelette.
Humbug on the Hudson
By Robert Bruce Stewart
Series: Harry Reese Mysteries, Story #1.5. Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
Part mystery, part parody, Humbug on the Hudson is the first Harry Reese short story. In August 1900, Harry is sent upstate to help investigate a major fire. But he has a second mission: to make sure the investigation doesn’t uncover any shady doings that “the right people” would prefer kept quiet. Harry encounters a variety of surprises, not the least of which involves his wife, Emmie.
Smuggler's Glory
By Rebecca King
Series: The Star Elite, Book 2. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
Simon hates villages, especially Much Hampton in the wilds of Bodmin Moor. Determined to get his mission finished so he can leave, the last thing he expects is to find himself embroiled in a complex web of mysteries, lies and murder. He is no knight in shining armour but is drawn into protecting the beautiful Francesca, but is she the very person he has been sent there to capture?