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Historical Mystery

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  • Smokescreen

    A classic racing mystery from the king of crime

    by Dick Francis ...
    Dick Francis, the bestselling master of mystery and suspense, takes you into the thrilling world of horse racing.Edward Lincoln may be a worldwide superstar who plays daring detectives on the big screen, but in reality he’s just an ordinary man.Unfortunately, his ailing friend doesn’t seem to think so, and now he’s come to South Africa to investigate who’s been tampering with her racehorses. But ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Craved. Captured. Claimed.

    Viking Warriors Dark Romance

    series Viking Warriors
    A woman enslaved.A battle of passion and loss in a dark and dangerous world.Three rivals seek to possess Elswyth.To take her liberty.To make her their pawn.Caught in a storm of jealousy and passion, her life hangs in the balance.Just as she believes herself safe, an unseen enemy drags her to the depths of desire.Elswyth must fight if she wants to survive.Before she loses herself completely.A pulse ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Red Horse

    by James R. Benn ...
    series A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery #15
    England, 1944: Recovering from physical and psychological wounds sustained in the liberation of Paris, US Army detective Billy Boyle and Lieutenant Kazimierz are sent to a convalescent hospital in the English countryside—only to discover that St. Albans may have its own war secrets, including a killer."As historical detective series go, this one is extremely well tended by an author who clearly ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Fatal Lie

    A Novel

    by Charles Todd ...
    series Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries #23
    “If there’s ever been a more complex and compelling hero in crime fiction than Inspector Rutledge, I can’t think of one.”—Jeffery DeaverIn one of his most puzzling cases, Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge must delve deep into a dead man’s life and his past to find a killer determined to keep dark secrets buried.A peaceful Welsh village is thrown into turmoil when a terrified boy stumbles on a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Conspiracy in Belgravia

    by Sherry Thomas ...
    series The Lady Sherlock Series #2
    The game is afoot as Charlotte Holmes returns in USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas’s Victorian-set Lady Sherlock series.Being shunned by Society gives Charlotte Holmes the time and freedom to put her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. As “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, she’s had great success helping with all manner of inquiries, but ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Hand Grenade Helen

    by Liliana Hart ...
    series The Scarlet Chronicles #2
    Fans of the New York TImes bestselling Addison Holmes Mystery Series will love this spin-off featuring Scarlet Holmes and her adventures as a spy during World War II.Scarlet Holmes has a new mission—parachuting into enemy territory and delivering detonation devices to SOE agents on the ground. But her contact is a man who isn’t swayed by her beauty and wit, and she’s sure he can’t be trusted. But ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • A Perilous Undertaking

    series A Veronica Speedwell Mystery #2
    The “wickedly clever and devilishly amusing”* Veronica Speedwell returns for a rousing adventure from the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey Mysteries.London, 1887. At the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women, Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task—saving ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Loch Down Abbey

    Downton Abbey meets locked-room mystery in this playful, humorous novel set in 1930s Scotland

    'Perfect if you loved THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB' - reader review'An entertaining romp and a fascinating insight into the weird and wonderful ways of the British aristocracy' S.J. Bennett, author of The Windsor KnotIt's the 1930s and a mysterious illness is spreading over Scotland. But the noble and ancient family of Inverkillen, residents of Loch Down Abbey, are much more concerned with dwindling ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • A Murderous Relation

    series A Veronica Speedwell Mystery #5
    A royal scandal’s connection to a brutal serial killer threatens London in this new Veronica Speedwell adventure from New York Times bestselling and Edgar® Award–nominated author Deanna Raybourn.Autumn 1888. Veronica Speedwell and her colleague Stoker are asked by Lady Wellingtonia Beauclerk to stop a potential scandal so explosive it threatens to rock the monarchy. Prince Albert Victor is a ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder

    series A Countess of Harleigh Mystery #3
    **In Dianne Freeman’s charming Victorian-era mystery series, Frances Wynn, the American-born Countess of Harleigh, finds her sister’s wedding threatened by a vow of vengeance.A 2020 Agatha Award Nominee**London is known for its bustle and intrigues, but the sedate English countryside can host—or hide—any number of secrets. Frances, the widowed Countess of Harleigh, needs a venue for her sister ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • A Suitable Affair

    by Erica Taylor ...
    series The Macalisters #2
    Despite being beautiful and wealthy, Lady Susanna Macalister’s marriage prospects are rather lacking. To avoid a life of spinsterhood, she decides a loveless marriage to the dull and unromantic Lord Riverton is better than none at all. But still, Susanna longs for true, passionate love, the kind she grew up hearing stories about.Enjoying a quiet walk with her insipid suitor one afternoon, Susanna ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Old Bones

    series Nora Kelly #1
    The #1 NYT bestselling authors Preston & Child bring the true story of the ill-fated Donner Party to new life in this thrilling novel of archaeology, history, murder, and suspense.Nora Kelly, a young curator at the Santa Fe Institute of Archaeology, is approached by historian Clive Benton with a once-in-a-lifetime proposal: to lead a team in search of the so-called "Lost Camp" of the tragic Donner ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Secret Letter

    by Kerry Barrett ...
    ‘Incredible… I was enraptured through every single part of it… Made me feel quite emotional… Fabulous read.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 starsLondon, 1910. Twenty-one-year-old Esther Watkins would do anything for the Suffragette cause. Imprisoned, force-fed and beaten, she is determined to fight for what she believes is right – no matter what it costs her. With new love Joseph by her side, will she get ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Murder at the Breakers

    series A Gilded Newport Mystery #1
    In a historical mystery for Downton Abbey fans, a society reporter covers a killer party in Gilded Age Newport.Newport, Rhode Island, August 1895: She may be a less well-heeled relation, but as second cousin to millionaire patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt, twenty-one-year-old Emma Cross is on the guest list for a grand ball at the Breakers, the Vanderbilts’ summer home. She also has a job to do ... Read more

    $6.89 USD

  • Red Flags

    Viet Nam, 1966: A dead body in a combat zone barely merits a second glance. The perfect place to commit a murder.Army cop Erik Rider is content to fight his war in the sophisticated streets of Saigon, so he’s less than thrilled at being sent to a tiny American outpost in the remote wilderness of the Central Highlands. Sitting perilously close to a North Vietnamese infiltration route, Cheo Reo is ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Murder in the Drawing Room

    by C.J. Archer ...
    series Cleopatra Fox Mysteries #3
    Scandal, secrets and bawdy photographs are uncovered when the wife of a politician is murdered. Untangle the lies with Cleo and her friends and find the killer.When Harry Armitage passes an investigation to Cleo involving adultery, they both think it will end in divorce. But when the client’s wife is found stabbed in her drawing room, it becomes clear that marital problems are only part of the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

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  • This Side of Murder

    series A Verity Kent Mystery #1
    A WWI widow investigates murder—and her late husband’s secrets—in “this engrossing series launch” by the Daphne Award-winning author (Publishers Weekly).England, 1919. Verity Kent’s grief over the loss of her husband pierces anew when she receives a cryptic letter suggesting her beloved Sidney may have committed treason before his untimely death. Determined to dull her pain with revelry, Verity’s ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • Absence of Mercy

    A Lightner and Law Mystery

    by S. M. Goodwin ...
    A string of grisly murders in Pre-Civil War New York propels an unlikely pair of detectives into a deadly tinderbox in S. M. Goodwin's debut novel, a sure hit for fans of Will Thomas and C. S. Harris.Jasper Lightner is a decorated Crimean War hero and the most admired inspector in London's Metropolitan Police. Along with a chest full of medals, he's got a head injury that's left large chunks of ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Da Vinci Code

    Featuring Robert Langdon

    by Dan Brown ...
    series Robert Langdon ##2
    **MORE THAN 80 MILLION COPIES SOLDNominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read**While in Paris, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is awakened by a phone call in the dead of the night. The elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum, his body covered in baffling symbols. As Langdon and gifted French cryptologist Sophie Neveu sort through ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery (A Vera Kelly Story)

    series A Vera Kelly Story #2
    Winner of the 2021 Edgar Award – G.P. Putnam’s Sons Sue Grafton Memorial AwardFinalist for the Lambda Literary AwardsThe “splendid genre-pushing” (People) Vera Kelly series returns in full force as our recently out-of-the-spy-game heroine finds herself traveling from Brooklyn to a sprawling countryside estate in the Caribbean in her first case as a private investigator.When ex-CIA agent Vera Kelly ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • The Devil's Novice

    by Ellis Peters ...
    series The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #8
    From the Edgar Award–winning author: When a troubled novice is blamed for a priest’s disappearance, Brother Cadfael seeks to save his soul—and his life.Outside the pale of the Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, in September of 1140, a priestly emissary for King Stephen has been reported missing. But inside the pale, what troubles Brother Cadfael is a proud, secretive nineteen-year-old novice ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Return of the Duke

    series Game of Dukes #5
    From USA Today & International Bestseller Grace CallawayShe wanted the one thing her husband could not give her: his heart.When Fate throws tinker’s daughter Fancy Sheridan into the arms of Severin Knight, the Duke of Knighton, neither are prepared for the consequences. Fancy, who has always dreamed of a passionate fairy tale love, finds herself wed to a stoic nobleman whose heart belongs to ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Mystery Of Central Park

    The Lost Novels Of Nellie Bly, #1

    series The Lost Novels Of Nellie Bly #1
    An astonishing discovery! Available for the first time in 125 years, the Lost Novels Of Nellie Bly!Pioneering undercover journalist Nellie Bly is rightly famous for exposing society's ills. From brutal insane asylums to corrupt politicians, she used the pages of the New York World to bring down all manner of frauds, cheats, and charlatans.What no one knows is that Nellie Bly was also a novelist. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Duke Redemption

    series Game of Dukes #4
    From USA Today & International Bestselling Author Grace CallawayA passionate night at a masquerade uncovers their deepest desires...but will the light of day destroy their perfect fantasy? Find out in this sensual and heart-melting twist on Beauty and the Beast!~WINNER of the Maggie Award for Excellence~~WINNER of the Golden Leaf~~National Reader's Choice Award Finalist~~Carolyn Reader's Choice ... Read more

    $4.99 USD