Books tagged: historical mysteries

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A Spider Comes Calling
Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Life after death just got deadlier. When a giant spider appears in the garden, Mrs. Beatrice Timmons (aka Miss Knight) knows there’s trouble brewing and it’s not served with tea. A choice must be made: agree to an unholy alliance or endanger an unborn child? An unsolicited visit to the God of Death is part of the bargain. While it's all for a good cause, the consequences could be dire.
The Parker Chase Series: Books 1-4 (The Parker Chase Series Boxset)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 308,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Hailed as "National Treasure meets Indiana Jones", the Parker Chase series delivers on a non-stop thrill ride fusing history with the present. Investment banker Parker Chase and Ivy league scholar Dr. Erika Carr are drawn into international intrigue stretching centuries into the past as they race to stay alive and uncover the long-lost truth behind some of histories most thrilling conspiracies.
Curse of the Nandi
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Jane Austen meets Lara Croft: Mrs. Beatrice Knight is preparing to start a life of marital bliss, or at least marital satisfaction. But the Nandi are rising up against their colonial masters and unleashing a frightening curse in the process. The intrepid Mrs. Knight faces all this with her usual aplomb, her hefty walking stick and, of course, a pot of tea. But will her marriage survive?
A Treasury of Regrets
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Paris, 1797. When a young servant girl is accused of poisoning her master, police investigator Aristide Ravel cannot believe she is guilty. In a large household overcome with bickering and resentment, everyone seems to have a motive for poisoning old Martin Dupont. But as more family members turn up dead, the list of suspects rapidly dwindles...
Redemption
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Lizzie is caught in a compromising position with Benjamin McArthur, she finds herself thrown out of the family home and living with a somewhat eccentric aunt. When she returns to London, she finds herself caught up in a complex web of mysteries. Ben and Lizzie are soon caught up in a complex web of mysteries that threaten to tear them apart forever. Is their love strong enough to survive?
My Lord Deceived
Series: The Star Elite, Book 6. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 84,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has spent the last few years trying to rid the country from smugglers and spies, Jonathan Arbinger returns home, determined to try to further his cause with the delectable Kat. What he finds there is a complex web of mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. Will the lies that stand between him and Kat force them apart forever?
His Lady Spy
Series: The Star Elite, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Portia Tinsdale wants just one adventure in her life, but when she witnesses a brutal murder her life is turned upside down. He is certainly no knight in shining armour, but Archie is forced to step in and to prevent this intriguing young lady from becoming the killer’s next victim. He will keep her safe, even if he has to kidnap her, but this may be one kidnapee he may never want to release.
Smuggler's Glory
Series: The Star Elite, Book 2. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 79,220. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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?
Dark Circus
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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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.
In All His Glory: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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.