Fiction - Mystery - Historical

Boston Metaphysical Society

A Storm of Secrets
By Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Boston Metaphysical Society: A Storm of Secrets is a work of steampunk fiction by author Madeleine Holly-Rosing, and is the prequel to the graphic novel collection, Boston Metaphysical Society: The Complete Series. Set in an alternate American history, as many steampunk tales are, Holly-Rosing takes...

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Alive

Shadows of a Living Past
By Marcia Maidana

Alive: Shadows of a Living Past by Marcia Maidana is the story of a woman’s chance to live again. The main character, Florence Sterling, was murdered and by a twist of the paranormal was brought back to life to be with her husband again. With...

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The Untimely Death of Lynette Dubois

By Pete Harrison

In The Untimely Death of Lynette Dubois by Pete Harrison, the year is 1917 and blood is being spilled in the trenches, causing death and destruction to many young soldiers. Royal Air Corps officer Peter has fallen in love with local French girl Lynette Dubois,...

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Vala's Bed

By Joyce Faulkner

Vala's Bed by Joyce Faulkner is a historical fiction novel that looks at the aftermath of the Second World War from a refreshingly unique angle. A young German girl, Vala Hess, finds herself alone with her two little boys, Emo and Milo, when Germany lost...

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The Empress Holds The Key

A historical mystery thriller (Jack Rogan Mysteries Book 1)
By Gabriel Farago

The Empress Holds the Key begins in 1944 with the scene where two Jewish boys were taken and murdered by high-ranking Nazi officers. A picture of this gruesome event falls into the hands of Jack Rogan and this ignites a quest to identify and prosecute...

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A Gathering For Claudette

By Robert Fortune

Dark family secrets, a powerful dilemma, and hard choices are some of the elements that make A Gathering for Claudette by Robert Fortune an engrossing, somewhat hypnotic read. A break-in by a handsome man sets Jennifer Drake on a path to uncovering her family’s past....

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Target of Fear

A Joshua Oates Adventure
By Steve Leshin

In 1919, Boston City, Joshua Oates is a hard-drinking former police captain and WWI veteran who now works as a private investigator. His trouble starts when a woman named Beverly Bennett walks into his office and hires him for a case. Next thing he knows,...

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T.T. Mann, Ace Detective

By Gerald W. McFarland

T.T. Mann, Ace Detective by Gerald W. McFarland is a fun throwback to the days of film noir, with private eyes, gangsters and femmes fatales. The main character, Thin Mann, along with his brother, Flat Mann, brings a touch of fantasy to these cozy mysteries...

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Ratlined

First in the Inspector O'Leary Series
By Shane McCartney

Ratlined is the first book in the Inspector O’Leary Series by Shane McCartney, a gripping crime novel with historical underpinnings and a setting in the period following the fall of Germany. We are introduced to a clandestine network of criminals from the fallen Nazis, running...

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The Antiquities Dealer

By Ed Protzel

The Antiquities Dealer by Ed Protzel is a mixture of religious fanaticism and science fiction. Twenty years ago, Miriam Solomon was David Greenberg’s only love. She repaid him by running away to Israel, taking Solly, his best friend, with her. Solly was one of the...

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