Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your listing of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for Sunday: for those books listed as being free or discounted in this post – while the pricing of the free and discounted status is valid at the time of this posting, please make sure you check the pricing carefully before you press the “buy” button as it could revert back to its normal status at any time!

The Scarecrow, by Scott Nicholson, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 111 customer reviews.

Category: Horror / Thriller

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

SOLOM: THE SCARECROW
Book#1 in the Solom series.

When Katy Logan moves her troubled teen daughter Jett to the Appalachian community of Solom, she envisions a peaceful rural lifestyle on her new husband’s farm.

But there’s more to Solom than she ever imagined. Gordon Smith’s first wife Rebecca died under mysterious circumstances, and Katy believes her spirit is still in the house. Gordon’s great-grandfather was a horseback preacher who vanished while on a mission one wintry night, and local lore holds that he returns from time to time seeking vengeance. And Gordon teases Katy and Jett with a story about a wicked scarecrow that comes in from the fields at night to slake an unnatural thirst.

When the legends come to life, Katy and Jett discover the Smith family secrets cut deep. And they must face the supernatural menace together or become part of Solom’s legends forever.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/solom into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Scarecrow.

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Too Jewish: The Next Generation, by Patty Friedmann, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 10 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Formerly titled THE EXACT IMAGE OF MOTHER, this dark tragicomedy is the sequel to Patty Friedmann’s perennial kindle bestseller, TOO JEWISH.

Originally titled The Exact Image of Mother, Too Jewish: The Next Generation tells the darkly comic coming-of-age tale of heroine Darby Cooper, the only child of a Holocaust survivor father, who at 30 is still siphoning through a mountain of anger at a narcissistic mother and a quickly declining senile grandmother. Caught between the Cooper matriarchs and her hard-working father, Darby’s alienation isn’t helped by her discovery that her rich maternal grandparents could have saved her father’s mother from the concentration camps … but did not. Nor is she particularly “at home” in her hometown–always having felt an outsider in largely Catholic New Orleans, she feels estranged from the small, wealthy Jewish community into which she was born.

Family drama aside, 30 has another trick up its sleeve: a ticking biological clock. Darby decides she wants a child, so she goes about fulfilling this desire in typically madcap fashion. But it’s impending motherhood that makes Darby realize she must break with her own mother, leave New Orleans, and finally grow up.

Click here to pick up your copy of Too Jewish: The Next Generation.

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Better Date than Never Boxed Set, a six-book collection by Susan Hatler, is regularly $9.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 61 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Better Date than Never Boxed Set (Books 1-6)

(Love at First Date, Book #1)
Ellen may not believe in storybook love, but it’s about to rewrite her life. . . .

(Truth or Date, Book #2)
Truth or Dare is all fun and games until a spontaneous dare has Gina falling for the office playboy.

(My Last Blind Date, Book #3)
Should Rachel risk another dating disaster by trying yet again for love?

(Save the Date, Book #4)
Kristen swears off men, but temptation swoops in when her sexy friend Ethan starts flirting with her.

(A Twist of Date, Book #5)
Will Melanie have to follow her best friend’s narrow dating rules in order to find lasting love?

(License to Date, Book #6)
Kaitlin agrees to five dates in five days only to fall for the mysterious bartender who’s there to witness them all.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/mqktsa into your web browser to pick up your copy of Better Date than Never Boxed Set.

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Steps Into Darkness, by Ben Woodard, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 13 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Explosions, sabotage, deadly warnings, and a dangerous red-haired man.
Imagine The Hardy Boys meet Tom Sawyer. Add a layer of teen angst and excitement plus a mysterious group stirring up racial tensions.

That’s STEPS INTO DARKNESS, the second book in the Shakertown Adventure Series by Ben Woodard.

Fourteen-year-old Tom Wallace again makes plans to escape the small town in the 1923 Kentucky countryside—the town that won’t let him forget his past, when a horrific event changes his mind. He teams with his cousin, Will, and young FBI agent Rick Sweeney to solve a perplexing mystery. Attempts on the boys’ lives and a bewildering list of suspects keep them on edge and confused until they discover the real villain—and then wish they hadn’t.

STEPS INTO DARKNESS is a fun, page-turning thriller with a hint of romance that delivers adventure and mystery while exploring the fears of a teen living with a frightful memory.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/stepsintodarkness into your web browser to pick up your copy of Steps Into Darkness.

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The Lupane Legacy, by Darby G. Holladay, is regularly $6.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

In a terminal in Kyrgyzstan, beautiful international banker Devon Kerr brought Joshua Denham the papers that would make him a wealthy man. A year later, her face still haunts him. Now she’s turned up in the last place he’d expect—a private embassy function in Washington, DC.

Patrick Khumalo was raised by Joshua’s aunt and uncle as one of their own, after his entire village in rural Zimbabwe was massacred before his eyes. Twenty-nine years later, his cry for help to Joshua’s cousin and Patrick’s old playmate, Constance, draws Joshua and Devon after her to Africa, and to a reckoning with the ghosts of the Rhodesian Bush War.

The Lupane Legacy, the first in a series of novels of international suspense and intrigue, is a thriller for the thinking reader, a nuanced exploration of postcolonial African history, of Beltway politics, and of human nature, with a touch of romance. It’s a story of tangled family ties, of betrayal, revenge, and redemption, and of two people finding their way toward a new beginning.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/lupane into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Lupane Legacy .

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Abigail and the Jungle Adventure, by Tali Carmi, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 84 customer reviews.

Category: Children’s Book

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Want your kids to be familiar with exotic locations?

Want them to meet cultures and animals, and widen their horizons?

This is a wonderful book about a girl named Abigail.

Abigail found a magical bicycle in her grandparents’ old house, and this bicycle takes her to the magnificent Amazon jungle.

Who will she meet there? What will she discover?

This beginner reader’s eBook will inspire your kids to be open to new cultures, and be more curious and enthusiastic about exploring various places.

Your kids will enjoy full-color illustrations of Abigail and the Jungle life.

Your kids will be inspired to be:

1. Open to new people & cultures
2. More curious
3. Enthusiastic about exploring new things

Abigail and the Jungle Adventure is a sweet children’s book written especially for you and your ages 2- 8 children

With simple text and 13 colorful illustrations.

The story is suitable as a read aloud book for preschoolers or a self-read book for beginner readers children.

Click here to pick up your copy of Abigail and the Jungle Adventure.

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Descendant: The Protector, by Daniel W. Koch, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based 28 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Jason Hook has spent eighteen years of his life growing up in a world plagued by monsters. The extinction of the human race seems inevitable. When Jason and his family are forced to move from their home in California to a small town in New York, he finds that some of the creatures are actually trying to save his life. For reasons he is only just beginning to discover, there is something about him that the creatures find very interesting. Jason is at the apex of a world at war where he must choose between life, death, and the possibility of becoming one of the creatures he has sworn to hate. But in becoming a creature, Jason might just have a chance to save humanity.

Click here to pick up your copy of Descendant: The Protector.

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More Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your first group of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for Saturday: for those books listed as being free or discounted in this post – while the pricing of the free and discounted status is valid at the time of this posting, please make sure you check the pricing carefully before you press the “buy” button as it could revert back to its normal status at any time!

The Fingerprint of Destiny, by Laura Schofer, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 10 customer reviews.

Category: Women’s Fiction

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

In the small suburban community of Hope’s Point , Long Island something has gone horribly wrong. A series of arsons in landmark homes, now run down and over run by Latino immigrants, is destroying the community. Ellie Sinclair, is the troubled publisher of a small town newspaper struggling to make ends meet. The arsons are just another story until Ellie’s estranged mother, Hortensia Borgias Sinclair returns to town and dies in the latest fire.

Ellie wonders if it is destiny, as Hortensia always claimed, or something more insidious? Now Ellie must find out who is behind the arsons and why. She must shine a light in the dark places of her town – the slums and factories, where Latino immigrants struggle to make a life in suburban America.

Then there is a larger mystery to be solved. All the women in Ellie’s family are born with a small red birthmark on their left arm, a signature called the Fingerprint of Destiny. In a series of flashbacks interspersed throughout the novel, we learn about the violent fate of the other women in Ellie’s family. These stories are filled with adventure, magic, murder, retribution, love, war and an obsession that spans the centuries and takes the reader from the jungles and plains of Venezuela to suburban Long Island. Can Ellie carve out a life for herself or will she succumb to the Fingerprint of Destiny.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/10414 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Fingerprint of Destiny.

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Let’s Visit the Farm! A Children’s eBook with Pictures of Farm Animals and Baby Animals, by William A. Campbell Jr., is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 8 customer reviews.

Category: Children and Middle Grade

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Let’s Visit the Farm! A Children’s eBook with Pictures of Farm Animals and Baby Animals has been designed to be the first step in helping your child build their vocabulary. Included in each book is a number of high quality images of very cute farm animals and baby animals that your child will enjoy looking and reading about for months. In this book your child will be learning about which animals live on the farm and what job or role they have on the farm.

My books use simple one or two sentence facts which is accompanied by a relevant picture of the animal. This makes the perfect first word book to share because young children will love reading along while being encouraged to start using their words to read along. This is an excellent and fun educational resource to start your child off with. No more having to buy complex and ugly picture books. You child will also enjoy getting to use the family tablet for fun time which is also learning time.

Lets Visit the Farm! is a fun and entertaining journey for a young child to find out interesting facts about the world’s most common farm animals along with baby animals.

The Let’s visit series is particularly aimed at the 0-5 age group, but it can be used for any beginner readers who are interested in farm animals.

This children’s book contains high quality images of farm animals. It has been optimized to look great on all devices including the large screen Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HDX and Apple iPads.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/visitthefarm into your web browser to pick up your copy of Let’s Visit the Farm! A Children’s eBook with Pictures of Farm Animals and Baby Animals.

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The Immortal Madonna, by Yvonne Crowe, is just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 30 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller / Historical Fiction

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Who is The Immortal Madonna and what is the Historical mystery surrounding her?

To unlock this secret, Nicolina Fabiani, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, teams up with David Baron a Professor of Ancient Languages, whom she suspects is more than he appears to be on the surface; to search in Ancient Temple sites throughout the Middle East for the answer.

What conspiracy is behind the Knights of Malta’s connection to the Templar Knights? And why do they covet a statue of the first woman, Eve and her secret powers?

As Nicolina and David stay one step ahead of her old nemesis, in this thriller, they must decipher the clues which uncover a revelation about the origins of mankind and the power The Immortal Madonna possesses that men are willing to kill for.

This eagerly awaited sequel in the Nicolina Fabiani series, is a fast paced, well researched Historical Thriller, reaching a shattering climax in the archaeological dig in Anatolia, Göbekli Tepe, which has rewritten mankind’s history; and where The Immortal Madonna reveals her power and what it will mean for a world poised the brink of disaster.

This Conspiracy Thriller is one for fans of Dan Brown, Chris Malburg and Tom Haase.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/immortalmadonna into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Immortal Madonna.

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Ice on the Grapevine, by R.E. Donald, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 35 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

On a warm July morning in L.A. County, a frozen corpse turns up at a highway brake check just south of the Grapevine Pass. Ex-homicide detective Hunter Rayne, who now drives an eighteen wheeler, is persuaded by his irascible dispatcher, Elspeth Watson, to help clear two fellow truck drivers who are arrested for the murder. His job is made more difficult by the fact that the suspects, a newlywed couple, won’t speak up in their own defense.

The circumstantial evidence is strong, and a rookie detective from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department is eager to score a win. The investigation crosses the Canada-U.S. border when the victim is identified as a second rate musician from Vancouver, and it turns out there were more than a few desperate people happy to see him dead, including the accused couple. Hunter has to use all his investigative skills to uncover the truth.

Hunter’s ex-wife maintains that by taking to the highway Hunter is running away from his past, but he believes that the solitude of days on the road is helping him to heal from guilt over the failure of his marriage and the suicide of his best friend. Tangled relationships and multiple suspects emerge throughout the novel, as Hunter butts heads with more than one officer of the law to solve the crime.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Ice on the Grapevine.

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Inferno Park, by J.L. Bryan, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based 12 customer reviews.

Category: Suspense / Horror

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Carter was only twelve when he witnessed the disaster that killed more than a hundred people at Starland Amusement Park. Five years later, Carter’s hometown is no longer a busy Florida panhandle resort, but a slowly dying town full of empty motels and attractions rusting behind chains and padlocks.

Now something evil stirs in the ruins of the old amusement park…something with an alluring siren song drawing visitors into the dark mysteries of the forbidden world behind the gate. Something with an appetite for restless, yearning souls.

Carter reluctantly returns to the old park in the company of a new girl in town, who is obsessed with urban decay and pop-culture ruins, and discovers the evil at work. To stop it, and protect the children of the town, Carter will have to face his oldest and deepest fears.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Inferno Park.

 

 

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Spilt Milk: A Collection of Stories, by D.K. Cassidy, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 45 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller / Short Stories

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Within these pages you will meet an array of characters. Choices are made that will change lives. Are they right or wrong? You decide. Each brief story deliberately distills a life’s essence. Mika Sugano’s original illustrations compliment D. K. Cassidy’s flashes of fiction, heightening these refreshing ideas and themes on the page.

Welcome to urban Gothic stories that are droll, horrific, and thought provoking.

• George, a child who collects things
• Cinderella’s stepmother in therapy
• A paraplegic finds her true life
• Caleb, unwanted, neglected, now grown
• Jared, baptized in a coffee world
• A mother lost in her torn past
• And six others

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/spiltmilk into your web browser to pick up your copy of Spilt Milk: A Collection of Stories.

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Becca Fisher Amish Romance 40 Story Set , by Becca Fisher, is regularly $9.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 69 customer reviews.

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

This collection features 40 Amish Romance stories by Becca Fisher including:

The Amish Wedding Series
Rebecca Lapp has her life back together after a tough break up. She’s found a new man and is finally happy once again. But when her ex comes back into town wanting her back, Rebecca will be forced to make a decision that will change her life forever.

The Chasing Heaven Series
Hannah Bieler’s wedding is more than just cause for celebration. It gets her sisters wondering when they will get married, who they’ll fall in love with, or whether God has other plans for them entirely. But it becomes clear that although the Amish are simple people, their love lives are anything but.

The Let Love In Series
When Jenna loses her husband in a horrible accident, she never thinks she can love again. But she suddenly finds herself a single Amish mother and knows that her children need a father figure in their lives. So when a handsome stranger rides into town a year later and takes a liking to Jenna, she has to decide if she can ever let love in again, or risk losing a man that could bring her happiness.

The If I Stayed Series
Hannah and Sadie Miller have always been desperate to explore the world. So when rumspringa comes, they want to go to the big city. But are the sisters willing to risk losing everything that’s important to them when their parents insist that they stay in Lancaster?

The Amish Christmas Series
Joshua Zook and Sadie Miller have been dancing around their feelings for months. But just as Joshua works up the nerve to admit how much he cares for Sadie, he realizes that he may be too late to win Sadie’s heart.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/beccafisher into your web browser to pick up your copy of Becca Fisher Amish Romance 40 Story Set.

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The Blacksmith’s Daughter: A Mystery of the American Revolution, by Suzanne Adair, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 20 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Book 2 in Suzanne Adair’s Mysteries of the American Revolution series

The patriots wanted her husband dead. So did the redcoats. She took issue with both.

In the blistering Georgia summer of 1780, Betsy Sheridan uncovers evidence that her shoemaker husband, known for his loyalty to King George, is smuggling messages to a patriot-sympathizing, multinational spy ring based in the Carolinas. When he vanishes into the heart of military activity, in Camden, South Carolina, Betsy follows him, as much in search of him as she is in search of who she is and where she belongs. But battle looms between Continental and Crown forces. The spy ring is plotting multiple assassinations. And Betsy and her unborn child become entangled in murder and chaos.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/9z2476 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Blacksmith’s Daughter: A Mystery of the American Revolution.

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Zara, by Natasha House, is regularly $3.49 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 9 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Zara is your typical fairy tale princess, blonde, gorgeous, and awaiting Prince Charming.

Except for one thing.

She’s been cursed with super powers.

You’d think flying fast, being strong, and the ability to attract small, fuzzy creatures would make her life perfect. Except it never does. Facing all levels of rejection, Zara never seems to fit in at her preppy school. When new kid, Gunner, enrolls, she finds him to be the complete opposite of everything she’s ever known. Monsters grow restless, ruining any chance for a decent social life for Zara, claiming that a mysterious thief is stealing powerful eggs.

Who is stealing these magical items and why? It’s up to Zara to find out.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/o6o7gc into your web browser to pick up your copy of Zara.

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Her Dakota Man, by Lisa Mondello, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 224 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

From New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author Lisa Mondello – A new contemporary western romance series DAKOTA HEARTS

She needed to risk the truth to get a second chance…

Poppy Ericksen had spent the year wondering how all their lives might have been different after hearing the deathbed confession of her childhood friend. She’d left South Dakota years ago because she couldn’t bear to watch the man she loved loving another woman. But now she knows the truth. She’ll keep the promise she made to a friend, but will Logan understand when he learns the truth? More important, can they again recapture the passion that had been between them all those years ago?

He needed to face the past to get the love of a woman he thought he’d lost…

Everyone knows that the Dakotas didn’t get the name Badlands for nothing. Harsh weather and rough living are a way of life. But single dad, Logan McKinnon, had seen more than his share of bad times after the death of his wife a year ago. The last thing he needs is Poppy Ericksen, an old flame and his late wife’s best friend, showing up unannounced to help after devastating floods nearly washed away their hometown. With no place to stay in town, he has no choice but to offer her a bed at his house. But can he live under the same roof with a woman he’d once loved passionately without feeling he’s betraying his late wife?

Click here to pick up your free copy of Her Dakota Man.

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My First – Jason & Katie, by Melanie Shawn, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based 86 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Jason Sloan is known as Harper’s Crossing’s resident Romeo, and he’s never had to work too hard to live up to that nickname. With his easygoing charm, whiskey-colored brown eyes, and sinfully sexy half smile, women just seem to fall all over themselves when he’s around.

Well…most women, anyway. Katie Lawson’s the one woman who isn’t putty in his hands, and she’s the only one he’s ever wanted in his arms.

Katie Lawson left Harper’s Crossing in the middle of the night ten years ago, immediately after her high school boyfriend Nick’s funeral. She left behind all memories of Nick, and she left behind her life-long best friend, Jason Sloan.

Now she’s on the fast track to junior partner at one of San Francisco’s top law firms. She’s made a life for herself that’s all about maintaining order and sticking to the rules. Rule #1 is keeping herself way too busy to think about all that she ran away from. If she can do that, after all, she can keep everything under control.

But that rule is about to be broken. She’s headed back home to be the maid of honor in Nick’s little sister’s wedding. It’s time to face the truth she’s been avoiding all these years, the same one that sent her running ten years ago – that maybe she didn’t lose her first love the summer after high school. Maybe her first love has been waiting for her all this time, at home in Harper’s Crossing.

Click here to pick up your free copy of My First – Jason & Katie.

 

 

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The Betrayal of Lies, by Debra Burroughs, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 81 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

The Betrayal of Lies, BOOK 5, Paradise Valley Mystery series
Murder and mayhem are afoot! Feisty private eye, Emily Parker, is finally moving forward in her relationship with the hunky Paradise Valley police detective–that is, until a new friend suddenly goes missing and wedding plans are put on hold. Emily and Detective Andrews are locked in a desperate race to solve the mystery of who abducted the woman and rescue her before someone winds up dead.

Although The Betrayal of Lies is Book 5 in the series, it can be read as a stand-alone book; but the enjoyment is enhanced by reading at least one of the other books, as well.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/65812 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Betrayal of Lies.

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The Color of Light, by Helen Maryles Shankman, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 149 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

At the American Academy of Classical Art, popular opinion has it that the school’s handsome and mysterious founder, Raphael Sinclair, is a vampire. It is a rumor Rafe does nothing to dispel.

Scholarship student Tessa Moss has long dreamed of the chance to study at Rafe’s Academy. But she is floundering amidst the ups and downs of a relationship with egotistical art star Lucian Swain.

Then, one of Tessa’s sketches catches Rafe’s attention: a drawing of a young woman in 1930s clothing who is covering the eyes of a child. The suitcase at her feet says Wizotsky. Sofia Wizotsky, the love of Rafe’s life, was lost during the Holocaust. Or was she? Rafe suspects Tessa may be the key to discovering what really happened.

As Rafe finds excuses to interact with Tessa, they quickly discover they cannot deny their growing attraction to one another. It is an attraction forbidden by the Academy Board and disapproved of by anyone familiar with Rafe’s playboy reputation and Tessa’s softhearted innocence. But what if fate has other plans for Tessa and Rafe? What if they break all rules to succumb to a passion that defies history?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/5b2291 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Color of Light.

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Lucy The Cat, by Pertti Pietarinen, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 23 customer reviews.

Category: Children and Middle Grade

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Do you like cats? Children and Cat Lovers, this illustrated book is for You!

Meet Lucy, the most lovable, cute Sacred Birman Cat.

Especially cat lovers of all ages will enjoy this charming story about Lucy, the curious, cute Sacred Birman cat and it is excellent reading for 1-10 years old children. After reading this book you will certainly love Lucy The Cat.

When Lucy was a small kitten she had to move away from her cat mama. Now she lives happily with her human foster mom and dad. She is always very busy because she wants to help her mom and dad in all kind of daily chores. She loves especially watering flowers, because water is a big mystery. Sewing machine is also very interesting and what would be more fun than climbing up the Christmas tree. Lucy is a modern cat and wants to know what’s going on in the world. Laptop and iPad are excellent tools for that. And of course she is the boss and she has the final say.

I hope you like cats. I love them all.
White and black and big and small.
Fluffy or striped – doesn’t matter at all.
They are so cute I love them all.
Here comes my friend, Lucy The Cat.
Miss Lucy, please, tell your story. This book is yours.

Lucy loves you and wants to be your friend. Let Lucy tell her own story with beautiful pictures and her own words. Meow to everyone!

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The Moonglow Cafe, by Deborah Garner, is just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 249 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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New York reporter Paige MacKenzie has a hidden motive when she heads to the small town of Timberton, Montana. Assigned to research the area’s unique Yogo sapphires for the Manhattan Post, she hopes to reconnect romantically with handsome cowboy Jake Norris. The local gem gallery offers the material needed for the article, but the discovery of an old diary, hidden inside the wall of a historic hotel, soon sends her on a detour into the underworld of art and deception.

Each of the town’s residents holds a key to untangling more than one long-buried secret, from the hippie chick owner of a new age café to the mute homeless man in the town park. As the worlds of western art and sapphire mining collide, Paige finds herself juggling research, romance and danger. With stolen sapphires and shady characters thrown into the mix, will Paige escape the consequences of her own curiosity?

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The Fourth Kingdom, by Alexandra Swann and Joyce Swann, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 28 customer reviews.

Category: Christian Fiction

 

 

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On a warm September afternoon in the year 2000, Dr. Alexander Sinclair travels to the Doppelganger Genetic Cloning Facility near Santa Fe, New Mexico, to meet with its brilliant but mysterious director, Dr. Karl Helmick. Over the next 21 years, the two scientists collaborate on incredible scientific breakthroughs, as Karl becomes friend, mentor, and father-figure to Alexander. But the longer Alexander knows Karl, the more aware he becomes of how little he knows about him. As the years go by, Alexander becomes increasingly suspicious that his colleague is not who he appears to be. And as Karl prepares to implement his plans for the future, each of the men discovers just how far he is willing to go to live forever.

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Guardians: The Girl , by Lola StVil, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars based 897 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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Sitting there in the car, a part of me bitterly resented what she was doing to me. I knew it wasn’t her fault. But does she have to be so… alluring? I need to focus on something else besides the spot between her earlobe and neck. It looked so soft. Her lips were slightly parted as she looked out the window. I wanted to part them further with mine. I put both my hands on the steering wheel. I could not allow myself to let go until she was out of the car. Suddenly she leaned in and kissed me. It was far better than I could even begin to explain to you. I’ve fought and died a slow and painful death on earth. And nothing, NOTHING can compare to how hard it was for me to pull away from her lips. I don’t think any angel could to do it twice in a lifetime…

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Against Her Will, by Peter Martin, has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 57 customer reviews.

Category: Suspense

 

 

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Donna, a beautiful young woman, scarred by an unhappy childhood is brutally attacked on her way home from work. As she struggles to recover, her life spirals out of control, bringing back demons from the past. An attempted suicide, culminates in her spending a lengthy spell in hospital. There her recovery is slow, but when she is befriended by a male nurse, a relationship begins to develop. Once she leaves hospital, this relationship blossoms, and Donna thinks all her troubles are over. However, on her honeymoon, at the eleventh hour, Donna makes a devastating discovery that brings all her worst fears back to the fore, placing her in a situation that may well cost her, her life.

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Apart From Love, by Uvi Poznansky, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 106 customer reviews.

Category: Literary Fiction

 

 

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Secrets, passion, betrayal…
Coming back to his childhood home after years of absence, Ben is unprepared for the secret, which is now revealed to him: his mother, Natasha, who used to be a brilliant pianist, is losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer’s, which turns the way her mind works into a riddle. His father has remarried, and his new wife, Anita, looks remarkably similar to Natasha–only much younger. In this state of being isolated, being apart from love, how will Ben react when it is so tempting to resort to blame and guilt? “In our family, forgiveness is something you pray for, something you yearn to receive–but so seldom do you give it to others.”

Behind his father’s back, Ben and Anita find themselves increasingly drawn to each other. They take turns using an old tape recorder to express their most intimate thoughts, not realizing at first that their voices are being captured by him. These tapes, with his eloquent speech and her slang, reveal the story from two opposite viewpoints.

What emerges in this family is a struggle, a desperate, daring struggle to find a path out of conflicts, out of isolation, from guilt to forgiveness.

Where does the title, Apart From Love, come from?
The word Love is used sparingly in the novel, which makes it ever more precious. The title comes from a phrase used three times in the story:

After a while I whispered, like, “Just say something to me. Anything.” And I thought, Any other word apart from Love, ’cause that word is diluted, and no one knows what it really means, anyway.
Anita

Why, why can’t you say nothing? Say any word–but that one, ’cause you don’t really mean it. Nobody does. Say anything, apart from Love.
Anita

For my own sake I should have been much more careful. Now–even in her absence–I find myself in her hands, which feels strange to me. I am surrounded–and at the same time, isolated. I am alone. I am apart from Love.
Ben

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Conversations With The Golf God, by Robert K. Swisher Jr., is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 10 customer reviews.

Category: Humor

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Every day around the world golfers wonder if the Golf God is real and how much he impacts the game. This book answers many age old questions. Yes, the Golf God is real! He appeared to local golfer Shanks one day, dancing on a bar at The Fleece Muni Golf Course and told Shanks he had been chosen to be his disciple. “Why have I been chosen?” Shanks asked, bewildered. “Because you are the worst putter I have ever seen and to continue to play the game you have to be filled with devotion,” answered the Golf God righteously.

The Golf God also informed Shanks he had been assigned the task to write the Golf Gods’ legacy. In between beer, cigarettes, and pizza the Golf God told Shanks the real history of golf, explained the fine points of throwing a club, what golf terms really mean, why we play the game, and a few tips about putting, while Shanks shared several stories about real life golfers at the Golf God’s request – the kind who take your hard earned cash and lie about their handicaps. Grab a slice of pizza, have a beer, maybe a smoke, then sit back and feel like you are in the room enjoying the conversations between Shanks and the Golf God!

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Lies of the Dead, by Shauna Bickley, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 11 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

How well do we know those closest to us? When Liam kills himself, his older brother Tom needs to know why suicide was the only solution.

Tom and his sister Andi search for answers, but don’t know who they can believe as they discover Liam’s friends and associates aren’t the people they claim to be. They are propelled into a world where their ideas of right and wrong don’t exist, and where people demand what neither of them possesses.

Liam’s legacy of deceit is dangerous, and when Andi and her twin daughters find themselves in a dangerous showdown, Tom realises the truth may have too high a price.

What would you risk to find the truth?

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A Stairway To Danger, by Ben Woodard, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult / Mystery

 

 

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An eyeless body. A menacing stranger. And a tangled mystery.

It’s the summer of 1923 and two cousins hunting for hidden gold stumble on an decayed body. Fourteen-year-old Tom Wallace is convinced the death was murder and drags his older cousin into a harrowing struggle against a shadowy group. Not even attempts on their lives can stop the boys from relentlessly pursuing the mystery. But when their curiosity leads them to investigate a derelict barge, what they find is bigger and more dangerous than anything they could have imagined.

A STAIRWAY TO DANGER is a fun-filled thriller with humor and adventure in a Twain-like setting.

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Aegis Rising, by S.S. Segran, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based 65 customer reviews.

Category: Action and Adventure

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Three Worlds Collide, Unlikely Heroes Arise.

Over a remote northern forest, a small plane carrying five teenage friends flies into a freak storm. Struck by lightning, the aircraft crashes and the passengers find themselves cast into a life-changing adventure.

In a hidden valley, a mysterious people gaze at the stormy sky as a glowing object with fiery wings disappears behind a mountain ridge. The astonishing sight reignites an ancient prophecy foretelling the arrival of five chosen ones destined to become bearers of light against a dark storm gathering on humanity’s horizon.

In a distant city, a secretive organization led by a shadowy figure initiates a sequence of cataclysmic events designed to wreak havoc across the planet, beginning with a remote mining site in northern Canada.

As the three worlds collide, unlikely heroes arise. Armed with powers entrusted to them by the ancient prophecy and the resilience of their life-long bond, the five teens take a stand against a malevolent foe.

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Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night, by Shelly Lowenkopf, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 9 customer reviews.

Category: Literary Fiction

 

 

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“Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night” brings a number of Shelly Lowenkopf’s previously published short stories together in a single volume. All the stories revolve around life in Santa Barbara, the oceanside city north of Los Angeles, where people go after they’ve burned out in San Francisco and L.A.—but there’s no safe haven anywhere. Interwoven into Santa Barbara’s picturesque setting, the people in these twelve stories reveal what their hearts and souls encounter in relationships. Their misreadings, mistakes, and misadventures bare what happens to people who love another.

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Blood Drama, by Christopher Meeks, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 32 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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Everyone has a bad day. Graduate student Ian Nash has lost his girlfriend in addition to being dropped from a Ph.D. program in theatre at a Southern California university. When he stops at a local coffee shop in the lobby of a bank to apply for a job, the proverbial organic matter hits the fan. A gang of four robs the bank, and things get bloody. Ian is taken hostage by the robbers when the police show up. Now he has to save his life.

FBI Special Agent Aleece Medina’s analysis of the bloody bank heist drives her into the pursuit of a robbery gang headed by two women. She doesn’t anticipate how this robbery will pit her against both the bandits and the male higher-ups in the FBI while the media heats up during a giant manhunt.

The robbers are about to kill Ian, and all he has at hand is his knowledge of the stage.

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Reaper’s Touch, by Eleri Stone, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 19 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Abby is a Ranger, part of an elite group who defend the border against Reapers-humans infected with a parasite that turns them into mindless cannibals. Rangers are immune to Reaper infection, and as one of the only female Rangers, Abby is expected to settle down and breed more Rangers-a fate she’s keen to avoid. When she’s ambushed on the plains, she’s ready to go out with guns blazing-until a mysterious, handsome cowboy rides to her rescue.

Jake has his own motives for helping Abby, beyond aiding a damsel in distress. He’s a Reaper, and while he’s learned to wrest control of his mind from the parasite, the effects won’t last without a permanent cure. And he needs Abby to get it.

Abby and Jake are natural enemies and unlikely partners. But when their search reveals a conspiracy between Reapers and the rich industrialists who own the mountain cities, they must work together to find the cure-or lose the border, and each other, forever.

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Hurricane Hole, by R.P. Dahlke, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 84 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Nominated for the following 2014 awards: Global Awards (Mystery), EpicCon (Mystery), New Mexico Book Awards (writers of the Southwest: Adventure)

Marooned in Baja, Mexico, a Chechen arms dealer is waiting for the right diver to retrieve the deadly cargo on the bottom of the Sea of Cortez.

But when the Queen of daytime drama, Leila Hunter Standiford, happens to admires a beautiful vintage Alden and it’s handsome captain, she doesn’t realize that the boat will soon burn to the water line, or that a dead body will be found below and the captain has been targeted as the sacrificial diver.

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Into the Mists – Colors of Awakening, by O.N. Gandleman, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 41 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult Fantasy

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

“Have you ever felt like you knew what was going to happen?”

Have you ever felt like you were seeing something that was not supposed to be there? …Have you ever felt different? Terribly different?”

“My beautiful girls, you are witches.”

In those few words, Kate Collins’ world- along with that of her two best friends- Sophie Lolens and Alexa Peters, collapses.

With their lives on the balance, the girls are transported to a magical world that coexists with our own ”” The Mists. There they learn the truth that was hidden from them all of their lives, and about the destiny that patiently awaited their arrival.

Like a snow ball that begins its roll innocently enough, the girls are rapidly carried from a colorful fairytale into the twisted corridors of a dark story, filled with cobwebs, intrigue, secrets and lies, all converging together under the growing shadow of an awakening war in that magical world.

The snow ball won’t stop until the girls reach the point of no return, where love and family will be on the balance and death on the other hand of the scale.

A wonderfully thrilling young adult fantasy book, which will be sure to leave you wanting more. “Colors of Awakening” is freshly fascinating, funny and sincere, and will take you to a new magical world you won’t want to part with.

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Christian Marriage 101, by Pastor Joey Bauer, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based 23 customer reviews.

Category: Christian Self Help / Non-Fiction

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Coming from the Same Author that brought us Amazon Bestsellers “Free to be Me” and “Flawed but Faithful” comes the next Christian book to help build people’s relationships! Remember all proceeds that these books make go right back into the cause.

Everybody seems to have advice about marriage, but how can I be sure I am meeting the requirements of my faith and of my partner? How can I be a better spouse and strengthen my marriage?

You are not alone in asking these difficult questions. Marriage is a wonderful blessing, but it is also a big step. It takes effort, patience, and flexibility to be able to work with a partner throughout the journey of life. The modern world has changed marriage in many ways, but Christian marriages can follow the guidance of God while fulfilling the needs of both spouses in everyday life.

Answer your questions about marriage and face the tough issues head-on with the guidance and love of God. Learn how to overcome stresses and disagreements to grow closer as a couple, explore the needs of both spouses, and discover how to manage a busy schedule, successfully juggling between everyday life responsibilities and your marriage. Increase happiness, worry less, and truly enjoy your marriage as God intended. It’s possible when you get back to the basics and remember the blessings that marriage grants us.

Christian Marriage 101 is unlike other Christian books on the market, comprehensively exploring both the expectations set forth by God and the needs of our spouses and ourselves. Other books for couples may not explore Christianity or speak to your faith. This guide is a great addition to any collection of Christian relationship books or the volumes you use to guide your life and walk the path of the Lord.

Whether you have been married for many years, are exploring the commitment of marriage, or are a newly wed, Christian Marriage 101 provides helpful tips and the guidance needed to prevent and solve problems. Embrace your marriage in a whole new way, blessed by God just as it was on your wedding day. This guide will be there when you have tough questions, pulling answers from God’s word and helping you achieve happiness and a better marriage.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Christian Marriage 101.

 

 

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Second Summer, by Shirleen Davies, has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 39 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Second Summer, Book One in the MacLarens of Fire Mountain Contemporary Romance Series
In this passionate Contemporary Romance, author Shirleen Davies introduces her readers to the modern day MacLarens starting with Heath MacLaren, the head of the family.

The Chairman of both the MacLaren Cattle Co. and MacLaren Land Development, he is a success professionally, but his personal life is another matter.

Following a divorce after a long, loveless marriage Heath spends his time with women who are beautiful and passionate, yet unable to provide what he longs for . . .

. . . Heath has never experienced love even though he witnesses it every day between his younger brother, Jace, and wife, Caroline. He wants what they have yet spends his time with women too young to understand what drives him and too focused on themselves to be true companions.

It’s been two years since Annie’s husband died, leaving her to build a new life. He was her soul-mate and confidante, she has no desire to find a replacement, yet longs for male friendship . . .

. . . Annie’s closest friend in Fire Mountain, Caroline MacLaren, is determined to see Annie come out of her shell after almost two years of mourning. A chance meeting with Heath turns into an offer to be a part of the MacLaren Foundation Board and an opportunity for a life outside her home sanctuary which has also become her prison. The platonic friendship that builds between Annie and Heath points to a future where each may rely on the other without the bonds a romance would entail.

However, without consciously seeking it, each yearns for more . . .

. . . The MacLaren Development Company is booming with Heath at the helm. His meetings at a partner company with the young, beautiful marketing director, who makes no secret of her desire for him, are a temptation. But is she the type of woman he truly wants?

. . . Annie’s acceptance of the deep, yet passionless, friendship with Heath sustains her, lulling her to believe it is all she needs. At least until Heath drops a bombshell, forcing Annie to realize that what she took for friendship is actually a deep, lasting love. One she doesn’t want to lose.

Each must decide to settle, or fight for it all.

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The Kindness of Strangers, by Julie Smith, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 60 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Kindness of Strangers is the SIXTH book in the Edgar Award-winning Skip Langdon mystery series Julie Smith.

A MADMAN, A COP OBSESSED, AND A WILDLY INAPPROPRIATE LOVE AFFAIR…

Politics makes the strangest bedfellows of all and in New Orleans, a psychopath’s running for mayor. Not just the usual harmless megalomaniac—a murderer and a monster. His supporters and a good proportion of would-be voters think he’s just a kindly preacher-man and handily crucify anyone who says otherwise. Enter Detective Skip Langdon, who met the Rev. Errol Jacomine on a case, finds him pretty much the personification of evil, and can point to a pile of corpses to prove it.

But Langdon’s fresh out of street cred. On administrative leave after shooting someone, she’s become the Cassandra of the police department—everything she says gets put down to paranoia. So finding the proof to discredit Jacomine becomes her obsession until he kidnaps a couple of kids she cares about—and then it turns into a mission from hell.

Langdon has to bull her way through a hurricane to find the small army of Jacomine’s thugs who’ve got 15-year-old Sheila, the closest thing she has to a niece, and Sheila’s friend, who’s having the mother of inappropriate love affairs—with someone dangerously close to Jacomine.

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Due Justice, by Diane Capri, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 207 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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When a famous plastic surgeon’s decomposed body surfaces in Tampa Bay with a bullet in its head, Federal Judge Willa Carson’s “little sister” is caught in a high-stakes game of greedy lawyers, blackmail and deceit. Carly Austin knew the victim too well. Does she know too much about the killer, too? Before Willa discovers the answer, Carly disappears. Can Willa save Carly from herself and the murderous conspiracy? Or have they killed Carly, too?
Free-sprited Judge Wilhelmina Carson is quick, witty and stubborn. She finds nothing is what it seems in a world where attractive women with enough money are made, not born, and beauty can cost your life. Judge Willa debuts in this fast-paced mystery filled with great characters, humor and suspense.

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The Healer, by Grant Ansert, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 8 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

A mysterious drifter finds employment at a retirement center in upstate New York. Soon after, the residents become witness to miraculous healings—both physical and emotional.

While visiting his father who resides at the center, NYPD Detective Andy Thomas notices something vaguely familiar about the drifter. Utilizing his detective skills and a son’s protective instincts, Andy investigates the new employee and makes a stunning discovery about him.

When the evil Hesam arrives on the scene with a murderous plot, Andy and his new girlfriend, FBI Special Agent Veronica Baldwin, again team up in a race against time to stop Hesam’s treacherous plans before it’s too late.

Read The Healer to learn if friendship, loyalty, and sacrifice are enough to overcome the evil that has descended upon a special group of people.

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The Fiction Writer’s Handbook, by Shelly Lowenkopf, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

“The Fiction Writer’s Handbook” is the definitive volume to explain the words and phrases that writers and editors use when they talk about a work. In the highly competitive publishing world, today’s writers need to stay ahead of the competition and make every sentence count. This book will help new writers who need an understanding of the writing process, and for seasoned writers, it is a powerful tool.

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No Perfect Secret, by Jackie Weger, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 22 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

A single secret begets a layer of lies.

Anna Nesmith believes she has it all–a great marriage, a dream job and a home of her own. When a State Department investigator begins asking questions, Anna’s ordered world implodes. Frank Caburn is man to the bone and manufactures testosterone like Frito Lay does chips. Instantly attracted to Anna, he is determined to make her his own–if only she can pick through the emotional rubble to find her bruised heart can love once again.

Click here to pick up your copy of No Perfect Secret.

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Nano Contestant – Episode 1: Whatever It Takes, by Leif Sterling, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based 54 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction / TechnoThriller

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

In 2114, Pinnacle Corporation, the world’s largest tech company, hosts the Tech Games to showcase the world’s latest technology. The contestants must battle it out in 11 brutal games to ultimately win a $100 million prize!

These digital and hybrid athletes must use everything at their disposal in order to take that prize and all of its glory in the Tech Games.

Hacking, firewalls and electronic countermeasures are all being used by each contestant while running and fighting at top speed. It’s all on the line, because nothing is being left on the table!

EPISODE 1 – Whatever It Takes

How far would you go to save your family?

Roland has vowed to save his father’s life and get him set free – no matter what it takes. Entering the brutal Tech Games as a contestant gives Roland the perfect cover to get close to the Pinnacle Corporation and try to uncover evidence that would free his father.

But first, he must qualify by demonstrating a new, state of the art technology – implanted in his own body. With the Tech Games deadline closing fast, he must risk his own life with untested nanotech, or he will lose his chance to save his father’s life forever.

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Ghost Bird: The Academy Omnibus Part 1, a four-book box set collection by C. L. Stone, is regularly $8.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 41 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Books 1 – 4 in the wildly successful (and swoon-inducing) Academy Ghost Bird Series, together for the first time at a low price. This bundle includes an exclusive that fans have been begging for: Meeting Sang, an alternate POV story of how it all began.

Introductions–Book 1
With an agoraphobic mother and a barely-there father, Sang Sorenson abhors the isolation keeping her in the shadows. What she craves is a fresh start and to be accepted as ordinary, because for her, being different meant being cast out alone.
When her family moves to a new school district, Sang infiltrates a group of boys, each nearly perfect in every way. Grateful for an influence outside of her parents’ negativity, she quickly bonds with the boys, hoping to blend in and learn from them what it means to have friends.
Only the boys have secrets of their own and they’ll do anything to keep her safe from the knowledge of the mysterious Academy they’ve sworn allegiance to. Bit by bit, Sang discovers her friends are far from what she’d expected. Will her loyalty change when she’s forced to remain in the dark, or will she accept that she’s traded one house of secrets for another?
Meet Kota, Victor, Silas, Nathan, Gabriel, Luke and North in a story about differences and loyalty, truth and mystery, friendships and heart-throbbing intimacy.
The Academy, ever vigilant.

First Days–Book 2
As a new student to Ashley Waters High School, Sang Sorenson hopes her new friends will be the change she’s been craving and will make fitting in a breeze.
But Academy students aren’t there to take it easy at the overcrowded school rife with violence. When fights begin, Sang will uncover the true reason the boys traded in their private school lives for public ones. This year, Sang will no longer be invisible. This year, Sang is a target.
The principal and vice principal are hot to take Sang down, and her own mother is determined to entrap Sang forever in her belief that the safest place to be is in the shadows. Despite this, Nathan, Luke, Kota, North, Silas, Victor, and Gabriel will discover Sang’s unyielding loyalty. And they will sorely need it.
The Academy, supremely influential.

Friends vs. Family–Book 3
Sang Sorenson is forced to suffer through another of her mother’s extreme punishments that almost kills her. The Academy boys vow it will be the last. They’re determined to keep Sang safe, especially from her own family. Their solution: complete infiltration into her life.
Kota, Luke, Silas, Nathan, Victor, Gabriel and North do everything within their power to show Sang what true loyalty means. It takes more than blood to make a family and they want Sang in theirs. Sang experiences a taste of freedom and what it’s like to truly be cared for, wanted. Sang learns a bit more about the boys’ broken families and they discover more than they ever imagined about Sang’s. The Academy was the answer to their problems. Could it be hers?
Sang’s actions force her mother to reveal a startling truth that will change Sang’s and the boys’ lives in unpredictable ways. Forever.
The Academy, Allegiance

Forgiveness and Permission–Book 4
Sang Sorenson’s abusive mother is secure in a hospital and her father has vanished to a new family of his own, leaving Sang and her sister to fend for themselves.
But Sang is never really alone. The Academy team has stepped in, promising to protect and care for her. Kota, Victor, Silas, Nathan, Gabriel, Luke and North take over, showing Sang they can be depended on for anything. But just because her parents are away, doesn’t mean Sang’s life has become any easier.
The newfound freedom will have a higher price than any of them could have imagined.
Principal Hendricks now wants to use Sang to exploit Academy secrets. Mr. McCoy has his own dark plans for her. Enemies are closing in. Sang will need to believe in the boys, and the boys will need to trust her if they want to survive their rivals. And each other.
The Academy, Relentless Trust

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ghostbird into your web browser to pick up your copy of Ghost Bird: The Academy Omnibus Part 1.

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The Rockland Chronicles, by Chautona Havig, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

What do a homemaking physicist, a college student, and a rancher’s daughter have in common? They are all connected by family or friends to Rockland.

The Rockland Chronicles are a series of interconnected, but not necessarily sequential) books centered around the fictional metropolis of Rockland.

Meet Grace and Nolan in Noble Pursuits. Grace just wants to be a homemaker. Nolan just wants a woman who isn’t on an all-out man hunt.

Then step into Hope’s world, in Discovering Hope, and join her as she learns to appreciate Jay’s Indian heritage and as she introduces him to Jesus.

Finally, follow Matt as he takes a trip to Argosy Junction and meets a family deeply scarred by the Body of Christ. Will they manage to find common ground amid their spiritual and cultural difference

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/rockland into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Rockland Chronicles.

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Silas, by Robert J. Duperre, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 162 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Ken Lowery is a man at odds with his life. He hates his job, is disappointed in his marriage, and feels resigned to leading a mundane existence.

That all changes when his wife brings home a rambunctious Black Labrador puppy named Silas, who forges a remarkable connection with Ken and begins to heal his inner turmoil. But when some neighborhood children start to go missing, Ken is thrown back into despair and takes it upon himself to protect those around him as he is thrust into a surreal world where monsters roam and not everything is what it seems to be, including his new best friend.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/cpz9fx into your web browser to pick up your copy of Silas.

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HOLISTIC RELAXATION: Natural Therapies, Stress Management and Wellness Coaching for Modern, Busy 21st Century People, by Marta Tuchowska, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews.

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Are you looking for more balance and zest in life?

Do you feel like you get anxious and nervous, for no particular reason?
Do you think that you could accomplish more if you were more relaxed?
Would you like to feel more centered, focused, and mindful?
Are you interested in natural wellness treatments for health and relaxation?
Would you rather avoid standard, chemical, and anti-anxiety pills?

Your search stops here! “Holistic Relaxation” offers a unique and non-complicated natural therapy coaching that can help you fight those anxious feelings and daily stress.

My name is Marta, and I am a certified massage therapist, as well as a holistic wellness coach. I am in love with natural and holistic therapies because they helped me increase my quality of life, as well as leading me to a calmer and more focused state of mind. I know what it is like to struggle with anxiety and having no zest for life. You simply feel trapped…. You see other people feeling happy and relaxed, and you feel like you are missing out on life. This is what was happening to me before I finally discovered the amazing world of holistic therapies.

Some people, including me, are more prone to anxiety attacks, as well as increased stress on a daily basis. I am quite a nervous person by nature, but I believe we all have some really powerful tools to fight it if we want to. The solution is to think of our problems in a holistic way and try to get to the root of any imbalances in our bodies and minds.

Feeling like anxiety is taking over? Feeling overwhelmed for no reason?
Would you like to feel light, happy, and stress-free?

I have written this book to show you how you can utilize very simple techniques that are FREE, easy, and effective. These include:
• Simple Meditation
• Music Therapy
• Relaxation Techniques
• Breathing Practices

“HOLISTIC RELAXATION” will also teach you all about Natural and Holistic Therapies that are very inexpensive and EXTREMELY effective. They get to the root of the problem instead of just masking the anxiety symptoms. Some examples are:

• Homeopathy
• Bach Flower Remedies
• Phytotherapy
• Balanced Nutrition
• Aromatherapy

Natural Therapies are not only about herbs; there is also focus on body work and massage. Throughout my book, you will get enough motivation and encouragement to also try:
• Massage Therapy that is centered on helping anxiety, stress, and depression
• Body Work like yoga and tai-chi. They are all about taking consciousness of the PRESENT MOMENT and soothing your body and mind

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/0pfvjv into your web browser to pick up your copy of HOLISTIC RELAXATION: Natural Therapies, Stress Management and Wellness Coaching for Modern, Busy 21st Century People.

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Keys of Life: Uriel’s Justice, by Carolyn Schield and Thomas Vorbeck, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Supernatural Fantasy

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Long ago, a violent war erupted between the Children of the Nephilim, who had once taken Eve’s daughters as wives, and the Pure of Heart. The Nephilim’s thirst for revenge rages through history as they slowly infiltrate global corporations, secret societies and international politics. The goal: is total domination.

Cordy McDermott isn’t your typical veterinarian – unless your veterinarian also happens to have a black belt in karate. After rescuing an Egyptian princess from being sold as a sex slave, Cordy finds herself in the crosshairs of death, tangled in a harrowing battle dating to Biblical times.

Across the world, a young, brawny archeologist stumbles upon an ancient relic at the Egyptian temple of Abu Simbel after a mysterious dream. On the run, Ash and Cordy team up in a thrilling race against time to keep balance from falling in favor of an enemy bent on vengeance and absolute control.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Keys of Life: Uriel’s Justice.

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Splintered Energy, by Arlene Webb, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based 47 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction / Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Waves of pure energy are quite happy hanging in the cosmos, traveling at the speed of light to brighten up the sky—until dawn breaks. Literally.

When sentient light fractures, it zaps into human bodies and becomes trapped. Without any memories to guide them, a handful of confused beings whose skin tones are now specific colors, struggle to understand humanity while it’s quite clear they shouldn’t be here.

The few humans clued in to Earth’s invasion are drawn to their fate with hearts wide open as they struggle to survive and protect.

California. A widower’s twelve-year-old son is rather young to bring home a woman, especially a collapsed green beauty too frightened to open her eyes.
Arizona. A divorcee blinks hard, but the gorgeous red guy stepping in front of her car is still red—hello, ditch. When she comes around, she wonders which layer of hell she’s fallen into.

Ohio. A teen also fears he’s dealing with the demonic, but no matter how dangerous things become, he’s determined to stand by a man with inhumanly blue eyes.

Splintered Energy is an Earth based sci-fi/suspense/romance novel and the first episode in a four book series. It is not a stand-alone novel. Episode 2, The R Word, picks up where Splintered Energy leaves off. House of Seven, episode 3, leads to episode four, Under Color, and the final novel in the series.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Splintered Energy.

 

 

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The Dream You Make, by Christine Nolfi, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 42 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Each day Annie McDaniel’s dream of a brighter future slips further away.

After her nephew’s world is destroyed in a burst of gunfire, Annie receives temporary custody of five-year-old Dillon. Now the greenhouse she managed with her late father isn’t bringing in enough money. If she doesn’t get her financial house in order, a judge will allow a couple in Baltimore to adopt Dillon—and remove him from her life forever.

Desperate, she takes on a second job at Rowe Marketing. The instant attraction she shares with Michael Rowe is a circumstance Annie can’t risk. But should she walk away from a love sure to last a lifetime?

Fresh, heartwarming and inspiring, The Dream You Make reveals that hope always carries the promise of new beginnings.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/7151 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Dream You Make.

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The Cycle of Arawn: The Complete Trilogy, a new three book box-set by Edward W. Robertson, is regularly $7.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 6 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Dante Galand is young. Penniless. Alone. But devoted to learning the dark magic of his world.

His quest will take him from the city gutters to a foreign land of sorcerers. To a war for independence. And finally, to another war–this time, for his people’s very survival.

THE CYCLE OF ARAWN is a complete trilogy of 1600 pages–over half a million words of strife, civil war, friendships made and broken, and one man’s obsession to become the greatest sorcerer since the days of the gods.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/cycleofarawn into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Cycle of Arawn: The Complete Trilogy.

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Humphrey Was Here: A Dog Owner’s Story of Love, Loss, and Letting Go, by Mark. J. Asher, is regularly $7.25 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 153 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

The loss of a beloved pet breaks your heart in a way that animal lovers know all too well. Author, Mark Asher experienced losing his German Shepherd/Chow mix in the worst of ways: while out of his care, at a boarding facility. At the time, Mark had just finished work on his first book, Old Friends, a loving tribute to senior dogs, and his dog, Humphrey, had been the inspiration. The sudden and devastating loss sent Mark into a debilitating state of anger, grief, and guilt, wondering what he could have done to prevent the incident from happening.

Lost and empty without his four-legged companion—who had seen him through a divorce, relocation to a new city, and a new job—Mark decided to go to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, to volunteer and find his way through the pain. Humphrey Was Here is about how one carries on after the death of a pet that means the world to them. It is an emotional and cathartic story of grieving and recovery that will deeply touch any dog lover.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/yoav6q into your web browser to pick up your copy of Humphrey Was Here: A Dog Owner’s Story of Love, Loss, and Letting Go.

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True Blend, by Joanne DeMaio, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 46 customer reviews.

Category: Suspense

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

From the New York Times bestselling author of Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans comes a compelling love story that will steal your heart and not let go.

Vintage bridal shop owner Amy Trewist thinks she’ll never recover her quiet life at her restored farmhouse on an old country road. Not after her young daughter Grace is kidnapped. On one clear morning, in mere minutes, Grace is gone and Amy’s world spins into a heartbreaking new place.

So does George Carbone’s world. Drawn into his brother’s crime solely to protect a child, his fate is sealed. But in a summer that simmers with the unsolved crime, George’s conscience is tested. Can he change his fate? Can he right a wrong in a stricken mother’s life? Can he love Amy freely?

What begins as a haunting encounter in a bank parking lot evolves into a psychological drama as these two lives converge in a small New England town. Because in postcard-pretty Addison, Connecticut, all is not what it seems. Pitting truth against secrets, brother against brother, and ultimately love against fate, True Blend is a riveting page-turner. Like the intricate lace of Amy’s beautiful gowns, romance and suspense twist and weave together in this mesmerizing novel.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/trueblend into your web browser to pick up your copy of True Blend.

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Tin God, by Stacy Green, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 308 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery / Thriller

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

The truth can be as deadly as any weapon.

Jaymee Ballard trusted only one person in Roselea,Mississippi with the secret of her lost daughter. When that person is brutally murdered, it leaves her with heartbreak and a slew of unanswered questions. The eerie similarity to a murder of one of Jaymee’s close friends years ago causes her to realize her past has come back to haunt her and may cost her own life.

Years of deception and abuse leave Jaymee with few options and fewer allies. She turns to the widower of her friend–a man struggling with his own demons–to help her find her daughter and identify the killer before he strikes again.

Before all evidence, the truth–and Jaymee’s daughter–are lost.

TIN GOD is a romantic thriller set in a small town. Filled with pulse-pounding suspense and featuring a strong female protagonist, this mystery leaves the reader wanting more!

Click here to pick up your free copy of Tin God.

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A Guide to Meaningful and Significant Parenting, by David Abudram, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based 24 customer reviews.

Category: Non Fiction / Education

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Simple educational principles written in everyday language
Suitable for parents, teachers and educators

The aim of the book is to provide parents and educators with simple educational principles written in everyday language. Some theories have been included for better understanding, and examples given from real life. Simple ideas and exercises are given to shape parenting skills.

This book is definitely suitable for young parents who are just starting their family but also for more seasoned parents who are facing the challenges of parenting today. The educational principals presented are also suitable for teachers and educators and can greatly contribute to improving the classroom environment, helping them succeed in the tremendous job that they have taken on themselves.

It’s worth keeping this book handy, to look through from time to time in order to refresh your memory. From my experience I have seen that reviewing the material before giving a lecture or lesson gives me an advantage when teaching or parenting.

˃˃˃ The three pillars

The three pillars of education are the foundation for developing all interpersonal relationships, starting from infancy through adult relationships with spouses, friends, colleagues and employer ”” employee relations. In all cases the principles remain the same. Efficient meaningful communication requires good listening skills and the ability to provide emotional acceptance. There is a need for limits and boundaries and appropriate displays of authority. On the one hand the authoritativeness cannot be too soft or feeble but on the other, shouldn’t be too stringent or lacking in sensitivity. To complete the picture we need the pillar of significance and meaning. This pillar helps us become significant figures in the eyes of others and challenges us to live fulfilling meaningful lives.
Remember, using good listening skills, presenting clear stable boundaries and being in the eyes of our children, significant figures who educate towards meaning in life, will certainly lead us to a better quality of family life, improve our interpersonal relationships and allow our children to be nurtured in a better healthier way.

Click here to pick up your free copy of A Guide to Meaningful and Significant Parenting.

 

 

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Walks Through Mist, by Kim Murphy, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 14 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Witch trials in Virginia? Salem wasn’t the first…

Psychologist Shae Howard treats a patient who claims to recall nothing of the current century. Under hypnosis, Phoebe Wynne tells an astonishing tale of an ocean crossing to Colonial Jamestown, followed by near starvation and a daring escape to a nearby Indian tribe.

Although Shae’s ex-husband, seasoned police detective Lee Crowley, is intrigued by Phoebe’s story, he remains skeptical regarding her claim that she’s from the seventeenth century. A Native American himself, he does, however, admit to feeling a kinship with Phoebe. How is it that she seems to understand his pain and anger at being caught between two cultures?

Phoebe shows Lee “the dreaming,” which reveals a misty world where the Powhatan people and Colonial Jamestown come to life… and connects him to his own past. Is Phoebe delusional? A witch? Or has she indeed traveled through time?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/wtmbook into your web browser to pick up your copy of Walks Through Mist.

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The Treasure Seeker: The Quest to Find God, Spiritual Intimacy, and Value, by Teena Stewart, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 19 customer reviews.

Category: Non-Fiction

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

God is a Treasure Seeker who pursues a relationship with us, His lost treasure. We, the searchers, a looking for the one priceless thing that makes life meaningful. Once we discover and enter this relationship, God assumes the role of Master Jeweler who lovingly shapes, refines, polishes, and incorporates our flaws,
transforming us into the beautiful jewels we are meant to be.

The Treasure Seeker speaks to the lack of self-esteem many women face, helping them feel valued while incorporating scripture for life application. Unique accompaniments include the “lost” parables: lost sheep, lost coin, prodigal son, pearl of great price, and lost treasure in the field. The Treasure Seeker is enriched with folklore of lost treasure tales, treasure and gemstone trivia clips, and points to ponder at the end of each chapter. Women have the opportunity to identify their gemstone makeup including their flaws.

Ideal for women longing to deepen their relationship with Christ, and for spiritual seekers trying to grasp the message of the cross. Excellent for independent readership or small group study.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/treasureseeker into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Treasure Seeker: The Quest to Find God, Spiritual Intimacy, and Value.

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You Are A Writer (So Start Acting Like One), by Jeff Goins, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 406 customer reviews.

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Becoming a writer begins with a simple but important belief: You are a writer; you just need to write.

In You Are a Writer, Jeff Goins shares his own story of self-doubt and what it took for him to become a professional writer. He gives you practical steps to improve your writing, get published in magazines, and build a platform that puts you in charge.

This book is about what it takes to be a writer in the 21st Century. You will learn the importance of passion and discipline and how to show up every day to do the work.

Here’s what else you will learn:

– How to transition from wanting to be a writer to actually being one
– What “good” writing is (and isn’t)
– How to stop waiting to be picked and finally choose yourself
– What it takes to build a platform
– Why authors need to brand themselves (and how to do it)
– Tips for freelancing, guest blogging, and getting published in magazines
– Different ways to network with other writers, artists, and influencers
– The importance of blogging and social media and how to use it well to find more readers and fans of your writing

You Are a Writer will help you fall back in love with writing and build an audience who shares your love. It’s about living the dream of a life dedicated to words.

AND IT ALL BEGINS WITH YOU.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/youareawriter into your web browser to pick up your copy of You Are A Writer (So Start Acting Like One).

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Vegas to Varanasi, by Shelly Hickman, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 38 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Comedy

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Anna has never been the beautiful one; she’s always been the nice one. So when the gorgeous man sitting across the table at a wedding reception remembers her from high school—and quite fondly at that—she’s taken off guard.

Formerly overweight and unpopular, Kiran has never forgotten Anna, the one person who was kind to him when no one else could be bothered, and Anna’s a bit flustered as she slowly comes to grips with his intense attraction for her.

In what feels like a romantic dream come true, all-grown-up, hunky Kiran invites Anna on a trip to Varanasi. But her troubled, whack-a-do ex-boyfriend starts interfering, creating drama at every turn, which begs the question, “Can nice girls really finish first?”

Click here to pick up your free copy of Vegas to Varanasi.

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Adrift, by C.G. Cooper, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based 91 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:

A stranger in town…
A young waitress murdered…
A Marine’s inner demons attack…

Daniel Briggs, fresh out of the Marine Corps, wakes up in Defuniak Springs, FL, hungover and confused, with no memory of the night before. A powerful local family finds him, intent on repaying the previous night’s encounter.

How will the former Marine ward off his attackers, deal with his demons and avoid being blamed for a young girl’s death?

Click here to pick up your free copy of Adrift.

 

 

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