Today’s Free App of the Day

Each day, Amazon sponsors the Free App of the Day – Amazon’s free App of the Day can be utilized on a Kindle Fire and Android-based smartphones and tablet computers, and the app can be a game, utility, or who knows? Each app is offered free for 24 hours and, after that period is over it goes back to paid status and a new app is the Free App of the Day.

Today’s Free App of the Day is It’s Done! , and this app is normally $2.99 in the Amazon App Store but is free for today only.

Here is the app’s description from the Amazon App Store website:

It’s Done! helps you recall later the routine tasks you do now. Did you remember to lock the door? Turn off the stove? Take your vitamin? It’s Done! gives you perfect recall of completed tasks. So when that uneasy thought occurs, “Did I remember to…?”, It’s Done! helps you confidently confirm the task is done. No need to check or re-check. No worries at all.

It’s Done! is the perfect app for occasional forgetfulness. It’s also ideal for those with short-term memory loss due to brain injury, dementia, or other medical issues. People around the world with Alzheimer’s, ADD/ADHD, and OCD love the app. And baby-boomers everywhere are glad they remembered to buy it!

Here’s how it works: Fifteen minutes after you leave the house, you think, “Did I turn off the stove?” Rather than run back home to check, simply look at your It’s Done! app. The check mark you made when you turned off the stove confirms it’s done. If there’s no check-mark, you better go back. It’s Done! just saved your day from disaster.

Unlike complicated calendar or task apps, It’s Done! is quick and easy, letting you instantly recall every routine task you performed. It’s Done! is the perfect app for anyone who’s ever forgotten anything. It’s also ideal for those suffer with short-term memory loss due to brain injury, dementia, or other medical-related conditions.

It’s Done! can even notify others by text or email that a task is done. Rest easy that mom took her medicine or the kids locked the door.

It’s Done! app has a beautiful user interface that’s super helpful and highly intuitive:
Choose from 40 everyday tasks in the Task Library or create your own. Pre-loaded tasks include:
-Lock back/front door
-Turn off stove
-Take morning/evening medication
-Feed the cat/dog
-Close garage door
-Lock the car
-Turn off iron
-And many more…

• Set up tasks to repeat daily or at scheduled intervals.

• Each completed task is confirmed with a date/time stamp and stored in the app’s history.

• Un-checking a task allows it to be check-marked “done” again with a new date/time stamp. Useful for tasks that need to be done multiple times in a day.

• Check-mark “click” sound and accompanying vibration (on smartphones) provide audible and tactile memory cues that a task is done.

• Conveniently categorize and prioritize tasks according to type and importance.

• Automatically sends text and/or email confirmation of task completion to others.

• Handy reminder alarm for time-sensitive tasks (take medicine at 9 A.M., etc.).

• Readily attachable notes for additional task information.

• App opens quickly to current day’s task list. Easy navigation by day and date allows review of past tasks completed or future tasks scheduled.

You can pick up your free copy of It’s Done! by clicking here or typing in http://smarturl.it/appdeal into your web browser.

Looking for more – or a more reliable – source of free books for your Kindle? You can check out my book, Free Kindle Books and How to Find Them, if you click here or type in http://smarturl.it/fkb into your web browser!

Download the Free Kindle Books and Tips blog app for your Kindle Fire or Android-based smartphone or tablet – for free, of course – by clicking here or type in http://smarturl.it/fkbtfreeapp into your computer’s web browser from the Amazon App Store or click here or type in http://bit.ly/fkbtgoogle into your computer’s web browser for the Google App Store.

Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your first group of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for Tuesday: 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 Case of Tiffany’s Epiphany, by Jim Stevens, 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 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 137 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Richard Sherlock is back on the case when his attractive, blonde assistant, Tiffany Richmond, takes a sip of a loaded cocktail putting her life into a complete tailspin. This sets off a chain reaction of twists, turns, and troubles, which only Sherlock, can untangle.

Along the way, Sherlock discovers dirty money being laundered, drug deals going down, shots fired, an exploding club scene, and a kidnapping, where Sherlock is forced to go to McDonald’s for lunch. Add in a dead bartender, buffed bodybuilders, body-buddy bouncers, a Behemoth, a very bad basketball team, and Tiffany’s tipsy torment, and Sherlock not only has to figure out whodunit, but why they did it.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/7oqzg6 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Case of Tiffany’s Epiphany.

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Southwind Knights, by B.E. Priest, 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 14 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

HERE BE DRAGONS

In an age when people lived off the land and the Wild was still wild—
when a young Queen warmed the throne and her Bulwark Knights patrolled the unruly borders—
the edge of civilization was a place where dreams went to die.

Asher’s best friend has been poisoned.
He has three days to live.
The only cure: a unicorn horn.
The only place to find one:
Dragoncliff Cove, where none dare go.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/qgjcf4 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Southwind Knights.

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Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?, by Alan Parks, 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 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 75 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

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

Would you risk everything for a new life?
Would you give up and go home if it all went wrong?

‘Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?’ is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who move to Spain to breed alpacas. Their intention is to make a living, but first they must negotiate their way through the Spanish property market, local characters, rogue builders and the worst weather Andalucía has seen for 100 years. Alan and Lorna experience the joy, but also the heartbreak of alpaca breeding, picking up an assortment of stray animals on the way.

Will they succeed, or will the challenges prove too much to bear?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/kg3ji5 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?.

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Public Enemies, by Jess Money, 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 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 41 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

The elite aren’t afraid of laws or regulators or voters. The only thing they fear is an uprising of the people.

That fear is about to be realized.

The man who now calls himself Thomas Paine lived by the rules. He went to college, served in combat, raised a family, and paid his taxes. Then his employer went bankrupt, taking his pension and his family’s medical insurance with it. After his wife’s death from cancer he’s vowed to bring about a Second Bill of Rights using targeted vigilante violence against the politicians, banksters, and sinister CEO’s he considers the “real Public Enemies.”

Can FBI Special Agent Darren Medlin stop Paine, or will too many who have watched the American Dream turn into the American Nightmare join his “American Insurgency”?

And what about ambitious but principled young talk show host Crystal Dickerson? By using her show to announce his threats and demands, Paine thrusts her into a spotlight she’s not yet ready for, and into conflict with both Medlin and the entrenched special interests that stand to lose if these amendments are adopted.

Which direction will the country turn? Can targeted vigilante violence really force true political reform and save democracy, or will it just provoke massive government repression, and perhaps even widespread martial law? Is it possible that the insurgency will spawn a successful non-violent third party, or will government squash that as well? What important decisions will Dickerson have to make, and how far will Medlin go before he draws his own line in the sand?

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

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The Secret of Crybaby Hollow, by Cara Swann, 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 on 5 customer reviews.

Category: Suspense / Mystery

 

 

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

Recently wounded while on duty as a city police officer, a young woman retreats to an isolated Blue Ridge mountain cabin to recover. Soon she meets a county sheriff’s deputy, and together they begin to discover there’s something all too real and sinister behind a local superstitious folk legend.

Click here to pick up your copy of The Secret of Crybaby Hollow.

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The Heart’s Melody, by Chava Epstein, 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 13 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

The Heart’s Melody is the story of Noa, a mature Israeli Jewish woman in her fifties, who, in order to understand the miracle of life, allows the unexpected to happen. She is developing a complex romantic relationship with Amar, a young Arab man of twenty-eight, who she meets at an empowerment and self-awareness course.

In this relationship Noa finds her inner voice that had been suppressed and silenced for years. This relationship is almost impossible because of the immense differences in age, sex and nationality. This is a multi- layered voice that is reflected in a variety of dreams, fantasies, fairy tales, and reincarnations.

If you’re wondering how it is possible to bridge between conflicting cultures and heritages, this story will challenge you.

If you love an exciting and exhilarating love story between a man and a woman, a love story that reaches new heights of happiness just to crash down into the abyss of vicissitudes and mysterious pain, this book is for you!

This book also contains fifty paintings selected from a collection of works by the author, each of which is designed to express the atmosphere of the chapter it accompanies.

Click here to pick up your copy of The Heart’s Melody.

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Free Kindle Reading Apps

Several people have asked me if they can read the free books on a Kindle app for their iPhone, iPad, and other iYounameit devices.  The answer is “yes, you can.”

Amazon has developed free Kindle reading apps for the iPhone, iPad, iPod, Windows PC, Mac, , iPad, Android, Windows Phone  devices, Blackberry (do they still make those?), and many other devices.

You can use these apps for free – in other words, your friends who don’t own a Kindle can now read Kindle books using one of these apps: I’m 100% certain they would appreciate your passing this link on to them.

To check them out or to learn more – as well as to download the various reading apps for free just click here or type in http://smarturl.it/readingapps into your web browser.

Hope that helps!

Michael

 

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Free App of the Day

Each day, Amazon sponsors the Free App of the Day – Amazon’s free App of the Day can be utilized on a Kindle Fire and Android-based smartphones and tablet computers, and the app can be a game, utility, or who knows? Each app is offered free for 24 hours and, after that period is over it goes back to paid status and a new app is the Free App of the Day.

Today’s Free App of the Day is Graphing Calculator , and this app is normally $5.99 (that was not a typo) in the Amazon App Store but is free for today only.

Here is the app’s description from the Amazon App Store website:

Graphing calculator with algebra. Essential tool for school and college. Replaces bulky and expensive handheld graphing calculators.

Multiple functions on a graph, polar graphs, graphing of implicit functions, values and slopes, roots, extremes, intersections. Algebra: polynomials, polynomial equation solving, matrices, fractions, derivatives, complex numbers and more. Shows results as you type. Use menu to switch between modes.

Help site with instructions and examples: http://help.mathlab.us
If you have a question, send email to calc@mathlab.us

§ SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR
• arithmetic expressions +,-,*,/,÷
• square root, cube and higher roots (hold root key)
• exponent, logarithms (ln, log)
• trigonometric functions sin π/2, cos 30°, …
• hyperbolic functions sinh, cosh, tanh, … (hold “e” key to switch)
• inverse functions (hold direct function key)
• complex numbers, all functions support complex arguments
• derivatives sin x’ = cos x, … (hold x^n key)
• scientific notation (enable in menu)
• percent mode
• save/load history

§ GRAPHING CALCULATOR
• multiple functions graphing
• implicit functions up to 2nd degree (ellipse 2x^2+3y^2=1, etc.)
• polar graphs (r=cos2θ)
• parametric functions, enter each on new line (x=cos t, y=sin t)
• function roots and critical points on a graph, tap legend to turn on and off (top left corner), use menu to display as a list
• graph intersections (x^2=x+1)
• tracing function values and slopes
• scrollable and resizable graphs
• pinch to zoom
• fullscreen graphs in landscape orientation
• function tables
• save graphs as images
• save tables as csv

§ FRACTION CALCULATOR
• simple and complex fractions 1/2 + 1/3 = 5/6
• mixed numbers, use space to enter values 3 1/2

§ ALGEBRA CALCULATOR
• linear equations x+1=2 -> x=1
• quadratic equations x^2-1=0 -> x=-1,1
• approximate roots of higher polynomials
• systems of linear equations, write one equation per line, x1+x2=1, x1-x2=2
• polynomial long division
• polynomial expansion, factoring

§ MATRIX CALCULATOR
• matrix and vector operations
• dot product (hold *), cross product
• determinant, inverse, norm, transpose, trace

§ LIBRARY
• user defined constants and functions (PRO)
• save/load expressions

You can pick up your free copy of Graphing Calculator by clicking here or typing in http://smarturl.it/appdeal into your web browser.

Looking for more – or a more reliable – source of free books for your Kindle? You can check out my book, Free Kindle Books and How to Find Them, if you click here or type in http://smarturl.it/fkb into your web browser!

Download the Free Kindle Books and Tips blog app for your Kindle Fire or Android-based smartphone or tablet – for free, of course – by clicking here or type in http://smarturl.it/fkbtfreeapp into your computer’s web browser from the Amazon App Store or click here or type in http://bit.ly/fkbtgoogle into your computer’s web browser for the Google App Store.

PDF Max – Free App of the Day

Each day, Amazon sponsors the Free App of the Day – Amazon’s free App of the Day can be utilized on a Kindle Fire and Android-based smartphones and tablet computers, and the app can be a game, utility, or who knows? Each app is offered free for 24 hours and, after that period is over it goes back to paid status and a new app is the Free App of the Day.

Today’s Free App of the Day is PDF Max – The PDF Expert for Android , and this app is normally $7.99 (that was not a typo) in the Amazon App Store but is free for today only.

Here is the app’s description from the Amazon App Store website:

PDF Max is the 5-star rated, full-featured PDF reader used by millions of iPhone/iPad users world-wide and now available for your Kindle. It was designed for those people who’re looking for a full-featured, touch-based optimization & professional PDF application that provides all features you need for an everyday PDF app in one place so that you do not need to spend extra money for other apps.

PDF Max features include:

[PROFESSIONAL PDF READER]

TEXT REFLOW: PDF Max includes an Amazing Text Reflow feature that helps you read your PDF easily with any kind of PDF. Forget the tedious pan & zoom steps, you now just enjoy reading your documents.

TEXT TO SPEECH: Don’t keep your eyes on the screen all the time, Let the superb TTS feature in PDF Max does the work: It read PDF documents for you.

FAST RENDERING: PDF Max equips a super-fast rendering engine worked smoothly on all Android Phones/Tablets with Android 2.2 or newer.

FAST SCROLLING: PDF Max is the best PDF app that allows continuous vertical scroll through an entire document. You can also set the option to view one page at a time, it’s your choice.

SMART ZOOM: Double-tap on text blocks and PDF Max will zoom the touched text block to fit the screen. Simple & efficient reading.

UI & NAVIGATE: The Navigation Panel lets you interact with your documents by thumbnails, bookmarks, annotations, PDF outline, Search or other common actions.

LARGE PDFs: PDF Max opens large PDFs easily without any problem. The maximum file size is only depending on the file size supported by the device itself.

[HIGH-END FORM FILLER]

Highly advanced form-filling features that support complex form field validations & calculations are on hand within the app to help users handle filling out many different documents such as AcroForm & Static XFA forms among others.

[FULL-FEATURED PDF ANNOTATOR]

TYPE ON YOUR PDF:
PDF Max lets you insert text into your PDF by creating FreeTexts (a.k.a TypeWriter).

DRAW WITH YOUR FINGER:
Use your finger or a stylus to take handwritten notes or highlight text in books, whether normal PDF or scanned. Eraser is of course also included to help you correct and refine your handwriting.

MARK UP TEXT:
Mark important things in books, journals or documents using Highlight, Underline, Cross-out and Squiggly tools.

CREATE NOTES AND CONVERSATIONS:
Add comments anywhere in the document. PDF Max even supports thread-conversations to help you collaborate with others like never before.

DRAW ANY SHAPE:
Draw, position and resize a multitude of shapes, including Rectangles, Lines, Ovals, Polylines, and Polygons with intelligent snapping.

MANAGE PDF PAGES, BOOKMARKS:
You can reorder pages, insert blank pages and even delete PDF pages. PDF Max also supports manage PDF Bookmarks.

[EASY TO USE AND POWERFUL FILE MANAGER]
Manage your own PDF library or all your PDFs on your devices easily with an intuitive File Management Interface. Dropbox is supported, more storages will be supported in the next updates.

You can pick up your free copy of PDF Max – The PDF Expert for Android by clicking here or typing in http://smarturl.it/appdeal into your web browser.

Looking for more – or a more reliable – source of free books for your Kindle? You can check out my book, Free Kindle Books and How to Find Them, if you click here or type in http://smarturl.it/fkb into your web browser!

Download the Free Kindle Books and Tips blog app for your Kindle Fire or Android-based smartphone or tablet – for free, of course – by clicking here or type in http://smarturl.it/fkbtfreeapp into your computer’s web browser from the Amazon App Store or click here or type in http://bit.ly/fkbtgoogle into your computer’s web browser for the Google App Store.

Virtua Tennis Challenge Free App

Each day, Amazon sponsors the Free App of the Day – Amazon’s free App of the Day can be utilized on a Kindle Fire and Android-based smartphones and tablet computers, and the app can be a game, utility, or who knows? Each app is offered free for 24 hours and, after that period is over it goes back to paid status and a new app is the Free App of the Day.

Today’s Free App of the Day is Virtua Tennis Challenge , and this app is normally $4.99 (that was not a typo) in the Amazon App Store but is free for today only. I’ve played this one for the past couple of hours today and it’s a lot of fun – grab it now while you can with the free pricing for today only!

Here is the app’s description from the Amazon App Store website:

Virtua Tennis™, one of the World’s leading tennis game franchises, is available for the first time on smartphones with the new Virtua Tennis Challenge. Slice, lob and hit your best top spin as you take on the world’s best and compete against 50 players in 18 stadiums around the globe. Build concentration by making plays that match your player’s style; unleashing a super shot that will make your opponent sweat. Enjoy hours of game play through different modes, shots and courts.

FEATURES:

SWING THE GAME YOUR WAY
Unleash top spins, slice shots, lobs and drop shots through different touch gestures. Support for Swipe, Virtual Pad, Arcade and Game Pad input methods

FEEL THE HEAT
Adjust your shot in different stadiums and environments as you compete on clay, grass, hard or indoor courts.

DOUBLE THE FUN
Compete in Singles or Doubles challenges

MULTIPLE MODES:
– SPT World Tour: Pick a customizable character to compete through full seasons of competition around the globe. Earn money by progressing through matches to buy your way into new tournaments. Each real world day offers new challenges.
– Exhibition Match: Dive into the game and select from any unlocked courts and characters in single or doubles mode.
– Multiplayer: Challenge your friend face to face over Bluetooth
Multiplayer: Challenge your friend face to face over Bluetooth
– Quick Match Mode: Itching for a one minute dose of Virtua Tennis? Play fast singles challenges to increase your ranking
– Training Mode: Learn from the pros in this practice mode by running through drills

You can pick up your free copy of Virtua Tennis Challenge by clicking here or typing in http://smarturl.it/appdeal into your web browser.

Looking for more – or a more reliable – source of free books for your Kindle? You can check out my book, Free Kindle Books and How to Find Them, if you click here or type in http://smarturl.it/fkb into your web browser!

Download the Free Kindle Books and Tips blog app for your Kindle Fire or Android-based smartphone or tablet – for free, of course – by clicking here or type in http://smarturl.it/fkbtfreeapp into your computer’s web browser from the Amazon App Store or click here or type in http://bit.ly/fkbtgoogle into your computer’s web browser for the Google App Store.

More Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your next group of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for Thursday: 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!

On the Run Boxed Set, a new three-book box set collection by Sara Rosett, is regularly $6.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

First three books of the On The Run series, Elusive, Secretive, and Deceptive. If you enjoy Elizabeth Peter’s Vicky Bliss series or Romancing the Stone, the On the Run series has the same mix of mystery, international travel, and light romance.

Elusive: Zoe Hunter loves living on the edge. Free-spirited and spontaneous, she’s built a life stringing together various freelance gigs that keep her bank account barely in the black. But when her ex, Jack, goes missing along with several million dollars from his business and the FBI zeros in on her as a person of interest, Zoe’s life goes from delightfully unpredictable to downright frightening.

Secretive: Zoe Hunter thought all the questions surrounding her ex’s mysterious past had been answered. She couldn’t have been more wrong.

Deceptive: A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a missing masterpiece is worth millions in cold hard cash…

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/0j3pua into your web browser to pick up your copy of On the Run Boxed Set.

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Smoothies Targeted for Specific Health Issues, by Karen Groves, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted today 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 29 customer reviews.

Category: Non-Fiction

 

 

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

Why do you want to drink smoothies, anyway?

Is it just because they taste good? Are generally healthy? Or because you have a specific health issue you need relief from? Like . . .

Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Arthritis – Asthma – Cancer – Cholesterol – Depression – Diabetes – Eyesight/Macular Degeneration/Blindness – Fibromyalgia – Gout – Heart Disease/Hypertension – Inflammation – Low Libido/ED – Osteoporosis

This book gives you 73 smoothie recipes for 14 ailments, with guidance on how to design more on your own.

Specific Designer Superfood Smoothie Recipes

More than a Smoothie recipe book, Smoothie Recipes for Health Smoothies gives you specific smoothie recipes that are targeted to deliver key nutrients:

• Smoothies for brain and nerve health to help you with Alzheimer’s and other dementia
• Smoothies to help relieve your arthritis / rheumatoid arthritis
• Smoothies to help relieve your symptoms of asthma
• Smoothies that may help prevent or can alleviate your symptoms of various cancers
• Smoothies to help balance your cholesterol
• Smoothies that may help you deal with your blues (depression)
• Smoothie recipes that can help reverse your diabetes
• Smoothies that your eyes need, and that can manage, and may even reverse dry macular degeneration
• Smoothies that can be helpful if you suffer from fibromyalgia
• Smoothies that can help you avoid gout flare-ups
• Smoothies that can improve your heart health
• Smoothies that can help keep your inflammation under control
• Smoothies that can help your libido and sexual performance
• Smoothies that can help prevent or alleviate the symptoms of osteoporosis

Also, get important health and nutritional information

For each health issue, you will find basic information like symptoms, causes and treatments; a list of fruits, vegetables and other superfoods that carry essential nutrients and can help alleviate symptoms; and of course recipes for smoothies most beneficial for each health issue.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/oi1r7p into your web browser to pick up your copy of Smoothies Targeted for Specific Health Issues.

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Officer Jones, by Derek Ciccone is $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 559 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

As the fearless international correspondent for GNZ News, JP Warner has always risked his life to beat the competition to the story, and received all the notoriety and riches that comes with it. But an event makes him realize that there’s no end to the chase, and the further he runs, the more he loses himself. So he decides to leave the jaded industry, and returns to the idyllic Connecticut town he grew up in, hoping to rediscover the person he once was.

But any chance to find peace shatters when he looks into the eyes of local policeman Kyle Jones. JP sees the same look he’s seen in the many fanatics he’s covered over the years. And soon finds himself on a collision course with Officer Jones, while also battling the forces within himself, as he races to cover the biggest story of his life.

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

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Heiress, P.I., by Amanda Mahan, 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 67 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

Heiress, P.I. — which is currently in the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest — is Veronica Mars meets Gossip Girl…

Meet Lucy Hansen. She’s the richest teenager in the world – and possibly the shyest. She doesn’t flash her business to the paparazzi as she’s getting out of limos or send selfies while smoking salvia. No, Lucy hides behind her frizzy bangs, environmental causes and organic hemp-blend sweats. Her one true friend (and secret crush) Holden is the poorest kid in Beverly Hills – and probably the scrappiest. He interns for a famous private investigator, and when he asks Lucy to help him crack a case, her life turns from tame to tabloid, from glum to glam, from private to private eye. And when the trail leads directly to her hotel magnate father, it’s up to Lucy to solve the case by infiltrating Hollywood’s most elite and unwelcoming club: Celebutantes. Teens who are famous for, well… being famous.

Along the way, “LuHan” endures wardrobe malfunctions, fake romances, compromising videos-turned-YouTube hits, unflattering mug shots and – worst of all – a makeover. Now Lucy has to save her father, dodge the paparazzi, and keep her IRL ID on the DL – all while maybe, almost, possibly having her first real kiss.

If you’ve ever read the tabloids and wondered, “What was she thinking?” then HEIRESS, P.I. offers one possible answer.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/cc7qom into your web browser to pick up your copy of Heiress, P.I..

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Debut for a Spy, by Harry Currie, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 7 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery / Thriller

 

 

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

Minding your own business can get you into a lot of trouble.

Former Canadian military officer David Baird, now an up-and-coming singer in Britain, is invited to perform at a reception in the Soviet Embassy.

Approached by British Intelligence to ‘keep his eyes and ears open’ while he deals with the Soviets, Baird thinks there’s nothing to it.

But when he stumbles upon a plot to sabotage Britain’s development of a top-secret vertical-take-off jet fighter, he finds himself plunged into a dark world of secrets, murder and espionage.

A beautiful Soviet agent with dark, degrading secrets, a KGB assassin, a Soviet cruise ship heading for Odessa with a mysterious cargo, and a smooth-talking Soviet cultural attaché who is more than his title suggests – Baird discovers that by fighting monsters there is a danger of becoming one.

The terrifying dual climax takes place in the skies over the North Atlantic, and in a secret Soviet safe house used for both for interrogation and depraved sex-sting operations.

In over his head, and afraid for his life, David must decide how far he is willing to go in order to foil the Soviets’ plans and protect those he holds most dear.

With his Debut as a Spy Baird’s life will be changed forever…

Click here to pick up your copy of Debut for a Spy.

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Hearts in Motion, by Edie Ramer, 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 45 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Take two cats, a dog, and a determined woman…

Animal lover Abby Pimm isn’t looking for love. With two rescue cats, one rescue dog, a struggling business, and her fourteen-year-old sister to raise, she’s got her hands full. What she needs is an angel – though she’ll settle for the devil if he’ll invest in her fledgling company and keep it afloat.

Add a six-year-old girl…
Wealthy businessman Holden Ramsay is no devil. He’s doing all the right things, and when he’s forced to care for his ex’s six-year-old daughter, he ends up hiring Abby as a temporary sitter – a woman who lights up his damaged heart, and perks up other organs as well. A woman who might be his redemption…or his downfall.

Who’s rescuing who?

The animals that Abby rescued think maybe it’s time they do a little rescue work of their own–because sometimes humans in love can be so dense…

Click here to pick up your copy of Hearts in Motion.

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Baseball is Here!

Baseball? What does baseball have to do with a Kindle? Absolutely nothing, but I do love baseball!

As a lifelong Texas Ranger fan living in the home of the minor league Astros, it’s tough to really watch games these days. It’s even tougher with the new crop of players and trying to learn their names, following former Rangers playing for other teams, you name it.  Yesterday’s start to this year’s baseball season is finally here, and I think it should be interesting to see who can survive the grind of the long season – let’s see if the guesstimated frontrunners actually do win their divisions, who has a breakout year, and how many of the alleged superstars turn out to be free agent busts.

You can download a free app and follow the Rangers on your Kindle Fire or Android-enabled device if you click here or type in http://smarturl.it/rangers into your web browser.

I realize there is a small percentage of people out there who aren’t Ranger fans, and that’s ok. There is a company who has a free app for just about every major league team – plus other major sports – in the Amazon App store. You can check them out and download your favorite team(s) app for free (of course) if you click here or type in http://smarturl.it/sportapps into your web browser.

That’s all I had for now – I hope everyone has a great week!

Michael

 

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Today’s Free App of the Day

Each day, Amazon sponsors the Kindle Daily Deal and the Free App of the Day.

Amazon’s free App of the Day can be utilized on a Kindle Fire and Android-based smartphones and tablet computers, and the app can be a game, utility, or who knows? Each app is offered free for 24 hours and, after that period is over it goes back to paid status and a new app is the Free App of the Day.

Today’s Free App of the Day is Office Suite Professional 7 , and this app is normally $14.99 (that was not a typo) in the Amazon App Store but is free for today only. I have this one on my Fire and use it frequently – grab this one for free while you can!

Here is the app’s description from the Amazon App Store website:

Just in case you need to bring the office home with you, OfficeSuite Pro is a complete feature-rich mobile office. When you can’t get it done between nine to five, OfficeSuite Pro makes your job as efficient and painless as possible.

Full-Featured Office

This office productivity suite has everything you need from mobile office software. With OfficeSuite Pro, access tools for word processing, developing spreadsheets, delivering presentations, and browsing PowerPoint and PDF files. Create, view, and edit Microsoft Word and Excel files.

Google Docs Integration

The software features the most commonly used desktop document formats and includes a File Browse. The integration with Google Docs allows you to access your remotely stored documents.
Compatibility

The program supports Microsoft Office 97 to 2010 text documents – DOC and DOCX (open , edit, and save), Microsoft Office 97 to 2010 spreadsheets – XLS and XLSX (open , edit, and save), opening PPT, PPTX, PPS, and PPSX presentations, PDF files viewing, and integration with Google Docs.

OfficeSuite Pro is an essential productivity application offering greater office efficiency than ever anywhere, anytime.

You can pick up your free copy of Office Suite Professional 7 by clicking here or typing in http://smarturl.it/appdeal into your web browser.

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More Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your next group of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for Monday: for those books listed as being free in this post – while the pricing of the free 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 paid status at any time!

Progeny, by Patrick C. Greene, 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 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 60 customer reviews.

Category: Action and Adventure

 

 

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

Do You Love Sexy Scots, Romance, & Mystery? “Love Beyond Time” will make you laugh, cry, and leave you eager for more.

Owen Sterling is a reclusive author living in a secluded house deep in the woods. When he welcomes his son Chuck for a summer visit, the eleven-year-old suspects something is not right at his father’s home. His worries mount when he witnesses a confrontation between his father and some local hunters.

Zane Carver is the local gun-shop owner who confronts the author over Owen’s refusal to let anyone on his land for hunting or camping. He defies the recluse, taking a hunting party onto Owen’s property.

Soon, Zane and his buddies discover the writer’s secret . . . a deadly secret; a creature whose infinite rage they have unwittingly ignited . . . that is now hunting them.

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

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RIP (Rest In Peace), by Bob Kat, 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 17 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

You don’t have to believe in ghosts…until you meet one.

Once again Kelly, Scott, Austin and Zoey are listening to the Spirit Radio when they hear a cry for help from a mother whose four-year-old daughter, Emma went missing in the middle of a busy lobby at the infamous Stanley Hotel. But time traveling back to 1911 is a lot more complicated than the three trips they had taken earlier in the summer. They have to find appropriate clothes and figure out a way to pay for their stay. When they hear about a tragic fire that hurt several hotel employees, the teens take advantage of the hotel’s desperation and get jobs working as lady’s maids and houseboys so they can keep an eye on Emma and her family.

Even though they know that The Stanley Hotel is possibly the most haunted place in the U.S., the four teenagers are a little creeped out when they hear ghostly children running in the halls, singing songs and even a mysterious ball that keeps showing up in their room. How could a hotel that is only two years old already be haunted? Most importantly, how can they stop Emma from becoming one of the ghosts that are trapped inside the luxurious hotel?

Midway through their first summer together, they celebrate the Fourth of July twice in one year. As they try to figure out the mystery of Emma’s disappearance, they bump into some famous people and experience several historical events. But ultimately, it’s their trust in each other and the friendship that has been forged by two unique experiences no one else on the planet has ever done…talk with dead people and time travel to the past. Their first trip back to 1966 had stopped the murder of a teenager from their school. Their next trip to 1980 had tested their courage as they were brought face-to-face with a man who was determined to murder an entire family. Their last trip to 1927 had saved the life of a handsome young man who had run away to a traveling circus. Zoey, the former mean girl of South Beach High School, suffered her first heartbreak by falling in love with a man from the wrong century.

Back in 1911 there are no TV news crawlers or Amber Alerts like we see along the interstate highways today. Instead, Kelly, Scott, Austin and Zoey must try to be in the right place at the right time to stop the tragedy of Emma’s disappearance from happening. They follow her and her family around while enjoying life among the rich and famous. They arrive as skeptics, but leave as believers when all four teens have ghostly encounters. Kelly and Austin grow closer as they share fireworks shows, first on the sand in Fort Myers Beach and second on a blanket in the Rocky Mountains. But is their romance doomed almost as soon as it began?

When their plans go wrong, they face their first defeat. The same danger that takes Emma now threatens the teens when one of their own is captured in a killer’s web. Will they be able to save Emma? Or will they join her as permanent guests in the ghostly halls of The Stanley Hotel?

4th book in the CUL8R Time Travel Mystery Series. Sample chapters of OMG included.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/hgqhom into your web browser to pick up your copy of RIP (Rest In Peace).

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The Iron Sword (The Fae War Chronicles, Book 1), by Jocelyn Fox, 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 5 out of 5 stars based on 16 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

Tess O’Connor has never fought in a duel, ridden a Fae steed descended from a dragon, or touched taebramh, the magical substance that gives mortals dreams. She has never faced down a garrelnost or traveled the hidden mysterious pathways between the mortal world and the realm of the Fae. She has never felt a magnetic attraction to a perilously handsome Sidhe knight with eyes as deep and impenetrable as the ocean. Tess O’Connor stopped believing in fairy tales as a child when her father died…but all that changes when she discovers that her best friend Molly is half-Fae—and has been summoned to the Unseelie Court by Queen Mab herself. The Queen of Night and Winter sends Finnead, one of her trinity of Named Knights, to escort Molly to Court, willingly or unwillingly. Mab believes that Molly is the fulfillment of a prophesy, the half-Fae child foretold to become the bearer of the Iron Sword, a legendary weapon that could mean the difference between victory and defeat for the Fae in their struggle against an ancient evil. While Tess quickly learns she is no match for the shadow spreading through the Fae world, she refuses to let her best friend face it alone; and as the first mortal in Queen Mab’s court in over five hundred years, she must use all her quick wit and tenacity to keep herself and Molly alive in the beautiful, dangerous Fae world as they hurtle toward the war that could destroy it…

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/8ftk6j into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Iron Sword (The Fae War Chronicles, Book 1).

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Pearseus: Rise of the Prince, by Nicholas C. Rossis, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just $1.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 17 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

Do you like dark epic fantasy – with a sci-fi twist? Then you’ll love the second book of the Pearseus series that reached #1 in Amazon, described as “Game of Thrones meets Dune”.

When their spaceship crashed on an unexplored planet, the survivors of UES Pearseus tried to make a fresh beginning there, only to discover that they were not alone.

Three hundred years later, their descendants have colonized the planet, rebuilding their civilization from scratch. In the process, they have created a dystopia for themselves, splitting into three competing factions: the Capital, the Loyalists and the Democracies, all embroiled in endless intrigue and constant warfare.

Peace of the Eclipse, an uneasy truce between the three parties, still holds – barely. While man turns against man, the planet’s indigenous people wage their own war against a shadowy enemy; an ancient conflict that threatens to engulf and destroy all of them.

Following an unspeakable crime, the men and women on the planet realize that they had been brought there to face the remnants of humanity’s ancient past and the consequences of a long-forgotten sin. As their world crumbles all around them, they struggle to live and love, but can love be found in the ruins of humanity’s civilization? Or will man’s perverse sense of justice crush it? For, in the end, justice without compassion is but tyranny.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ii0ipq into your web browser to pick up your copy of Pearseus: Rise of the Prince.

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Headhunters, by Charlie Cole, 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 36 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Simon Parks is a headhunter by trade, finding the best talent in the industry. Simon’s industry happens to be the international spy game. When tragedy rips his life apart he relocates to a new town and starts over, only to find that his old life has followed him home. Pursued by industrial spies, domestic terrorists, and his old boss, Simon must unravel a plot to steal secrets from the Department of Homeland Security and frame him for murder. Cut off from official channels and hounded by the police, Simon recruits his own rogue team of operatives to take down the conspirators.

Click here to pick up your copy of Headhunters.

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Running Back, by Allison Parr, 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 18 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Natalie Sullivan is on the verge of a breakthrough most archaeology grad students only dream of: discovering a lost city. Her research points to a farm in Ireland, but to excavate she needs permission from the new owner: the Michael O’Connor, popular NFL running back.
On TV Mike seems so charming and good-natured that Natalie figures getting his cooperation will be a breeze. So she’s not prepared to deal with the arrogant—and adamantly opposed—man she meets in person. Or the way one look from him sends shivers down her spine…
Determined to kick-start her career, Natalie travels across the Atlantic and finds herself sharing an inn with Mike, who has come to Ireland in search of his roots. She tells herself her interest is strictly professional, but the more she gets to know him, the harder it is to deny her personal attraction to the sexy sports star. And when Mike confides why he refuses to allow the dig, Natalie must decide if she can follow her heart without losing sight of her dreams.

Click here to pick up your copy of Running Back.

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