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!

Mistletoe Kisses, a new eight-book box set collection (just released today!) by Janet Tronstad, Lisa Mondello, Lenora Worth, Margaret Daley, Camilee Elliot, Pamela Tracy, Lacy Williams, and Cheryl Wyatt, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Romance / Religious Fiction

 

 

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

A new collection from some of your favorite inspirational authors:

From USA Today bestselling author Janet Tronstad, a new retro romance The Day Gina Rossi Lost Her Yet:

Gina Rossi has dreamed of being Marco Scaglia’s sweetheart for as long as she can remember. But just when it looks like her dream might come true, her life gets crazy.

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Mondello, a new contemporary romance The Gift:

When Allison Jones finds a small envelope on the ground, CEO Derek Holden accuses her of stealing the money that was supposed to be inside. Knowing what the envelope means for a little girl, Allison is determined to not only fulfill the gift herself, but to prove to Derek that there is more to life than just money. Derek didn’t need the simple conventions of life…until he met Allison. He soon learns that a bank account full of money is no match for a heart full of love…

From New York Times bestselling author Lenora Worth, a contemporary romance A Palm Tree Christmas:

When an overworked, heartbroken Atlanta nurse takes a holiday on the Gulf coast, she meets a widower with two adorable children and rethinks what love really means. Together, Clara and Hank rediscover Christmas and maybe the beginning of something more.

From Amazon bestselling author Margaret Daley, a new romantic suspense Deadly Holiday:

Tory Caldwell witnesses a hit-and-run, but when the dead victim disappears from the scene, police doubt a crime has been committed. Tory is threatened when she keeps insisting she saw a man killed and the only one who believes her is her neighbor, Jordan Steele. Together, can they solve the mystery of the disappearing body and stay alive?

From Carol Winner and CBA Bestselling author Pamela Tracy, a new historical romance Two by Two:

In 1880’s Arizona Territory, Frank Barlett, a Yuma prison guard, heads to the mining town of Bisbee in order to bury his younger brother Jasper and see that his widow has safe passage home. The widow isn’t who or what Frank expected and doesn’t have a home to be escorted to. Emmaline Bartlett has a secret or two and every time Frank uncovers one, it’s just one more reason he’s got to protect her.

From award-winning author Camille Elliot, a new Regency romance The Spinster’s Christmas:

Spinster Miranda Belmoore and naval Captain Gerard Foremont, old childhood friends, meet again for a large Christmas party at Wintrell Hall. Miranda is making plans to escape a life of drudgery as a poor relation in her cousin’s household, while Gerard battles bitterness that his career was cut short by the injury to his knee. However, an enemy has infiltrated the family party, bent on revenge and determined that Twelfth Night will end in someone’s death …

From fan favorite author Lacy Williams, a new contemporary cowboy romance Mistletoe Cowboy:

After suffering a career-ending injury, bull rider Justin Michaels has stalled out. At twenty-seven, he’s back in college to try and find direction for his life. Valri North is a few credits away from completing her pre-med degree. She’s got her life planned out, until a disastrous assignment in class and a distracting cowboy threaten to derail her carefully-ordered plans.

From award-winning author Cheryl Wyatt, a new contemporary romance A Refuge Christmas:

Refuge police officer Connor Stallings is facing the challenge of his career: new mayor Adrianna White, who wants to restructure his beloved town upside down. Adrianna’s heart is in the right place, but as she and the handsome police officer clash, they grow close enough to glimpse on their horizon a partnership of vows beyond helping the quirky but close-knit town.

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Any Road Will Take You There, by David Berner, 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 27 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs & Biographies

 

 

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

Recipient of a Book of the Year Award from the Chicago Writers Association, Any Road Will Take You There is honest, unflinching, and tender.

In the tradition of the Great American Memoir, a middle-age father takes the reader on a five-thousand-mile road trip — the one he always wished he’d taken as a young man. Recently divorced and uncertain of the future, he rereads the iconic road story — Jack Kerouac’s On the Road — and along with his two sons and his best friend, heads for the highway to rekindle his spirit.

However, a family secret turns the cross-country journey into an unexpected examination of the author’s role as a father, and compels him to look to the past and the fathers who came before him to find contentment and clarity. The result is a memoir that reveals the generational struggles and triumphs of being a dad, and the beautiful but imperfect ties that connect all of us.

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Scandal at Dawn, by Elizabeth Cole, 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 78 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

The first book in the Regency Rhapsody series: lighthearted, sweet novellas set in regency-era England, celebrating the timeless power of romance with just a bit of mystery. Written for lovers of the classic regencies of the 60s, 70s, and 80s.

A notorious baron aims to prove himself to a proper lady, whose lack of sight does not impair her better sense…

When a cruel prank leaves the blind Olivia Blake ripe for humiliation on a ballroom dance floor, she is rescued…by an infamous rake. Soon she is seduced by the charm of Adrian Calwell, the scandal-chased Baron of Norbury, who is much more than he seems.

Adrian’s only goal in rescuing Olivia was to thwart another man’s heartless trick. But Olivia proves to be well worth it, and Adrian is impressed by the unusual young lady. Unfortunately, his reputation as a scoundrel sets the Blake family against him.

He is forbidden to court her, but when rumors threaten Olivia’s own reputation, Adrian takes matters into his own hands. It will take all of Adrian’s ingenuity and all of Olivia’s daring to find the truth and prevent a scandal at dawn.

This book was previously published under the title Love is Blind.

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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, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 32 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

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.

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

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Real Santa, by William Hazelgrove, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just $1.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 21 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

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

George Kronenfeldt is an unemployed engineer with one shot to keep his daughters belief in Santa intact. When Megan tells him the only way she will believe in Santa is if she can videotape him and then tells her fourth grade class she will prove the existence of Santa Claus by posting her video to YouTube, George realizes he must become the Real Santa.

Real Santa is a funny heartwarming story of parenthood gone wrong and illuminates what lengths parents will go to keep their children happy.

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True-Life Adventure, by Julie Smith, 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 21 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

He KNOWS TOO MUCH—but he doesn’t know what he knows…

Things were going lousy for ex-reporter Paul Mcdonald: No money, no girl friend, no bright new career as a mystery novelist … and then along came private investigator Jack Birnbaum with an offer: he’d detect, and Paul would write the client reports. It wasn’t much, but it would keep Spot the cat in Kitty Queen tidbits.

But then somebody poisoned Jack in Paul’s own living room. A day that begins with a body in your house really ought to get better, but next comes burglary and after that, assault-by-cop. And Paul’s got a feeling that’s just the beginning. There must have been something someone didn’t want him to know in one of those client reports. But what?

The wise-cracking, funny, but slightly depressed ex-journalist better become an ace private investigator in about two seconds—or end up like his detective mentor.

Birnbaum’s last report concerned a kidnapped child, so Paul begins there. The trail leads him to the laboratory of a Nobel laureate geneticist, and then to San Francisco City Hall, where an extremely nasty surprise awaits. But there’s an upside—lovely witness Sardis Kincannon. Nothing like falling in love while you’re running for your life!

Click here to pick up your free copy of True-Life Adventure.

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The Dalai Lama: A Life Inspired, by Lynn M. Hamilton and Wyatt North, 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 18 customer reviews.

Category: Biography

 

 

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

What does the Dalai Lama’s life teach us?

Certainly, he is a sterling example of turning adversity into joyful service. But there is more to him than that. He is also a model of innovation and adaptation. He has taken the tenets of Buddhism and made them relevant to everyone. He has found commonalities in the teachings of Catholicism and Buddhism.

His message is not just about personal happiness and good karma, it is also very much about respecting the earth’s resources, recognizing the equality of all people, and sharing with the less fortunate.

He has said that, at ninety, he will decide whether his long series of lives as the Dalai Lama will end. As of this writing, he is nearly eighty. Will he live another ten years?

We can only hope so.

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Dalai Lama: A Life Inspired.

 

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More Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

She’s Not Herself, by Linda Appleman Shapiro, 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 14 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

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

On the surface, her childhood seemed normal—even idyllic. Linda grew up in the iconic immigrant community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with her parents and a gifted older brother. But she spent her days at home alone with a mother who suffered major bouts of depression. At such times, young Linda was told, “Your mother…she’s not herself today.” Those words did little to help Linda understand what she was witnessing. Instead, she experienced the anxiety and hyper-vigilance that often take root when secrecy and shame surround a family member who is ill.

She’s Not Herself is a journey to make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. Shapiro is ultimately able to forgive (without forgetting) those who left her to fend for herself—and to provide readers with the wisdom of a seasoned psychotherapist who has examined human vulnerability in its many disguises and has moved through it all with dignity and hope. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.

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The Life and Prayers of Saint Michael the Archangel, by Wyatt North, 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 52 customer reviews.

Category: Religion

 

 

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

One part biography, one part prayer book, The Life and Prayers of Saint Michael the Archangel is an essential book for any Christian.

Saint Michael is the Defender of the Faith and of our Church. As Christians we pray each day that he stands with us through this life and beyond.

Saint Michael the Archangel is the most revered archangel within the Church throughout history and today but his pre-eminence transcends the history of the Christian Church.

Saint Michael’s role extends far beyond the war with the enemy here on Earth; it embraces every single member of the Church. His venerated name is invoked on a daily basis for protection, for healing, for consolation and by the dying as they make their final journey to God’s Eternal Kingdom, seeking to avoid the desolation of Purgatory.

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Tin Angel, by Raine English, 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 17 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Alice Hart is a lonely old woman who believes true love happens only once in a lifetime. When the angel Christmas tree topper given to her by the fiancé she lost sixty years ago comes to life, Alice’s wish to be young again is granted, but she’s given only ten days to find true love or die unfulfilled. So she concocts a story that she’s Alice’s long lost niece, hoping to attract the attention of the handsome tenant renting her upstairs apartment.

Disillusioned by his experiences with high maintenance women, Jack Billings yearns to find an old-fashioned girl who is more interested in his heart than in material things. When his elderly landlady vanishes, her newly arrived niece, Ally, seems to hold the clues to her disappearance. Jack at first dismisses Ally as another material girl, but as he digs deeper into Alice’s mystery, he learns that Ally is more than what she seems and worries that the girl he’s coming to love might be a scam artist or worse.

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

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Flash Bang, by Kellen Burden, 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 71 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Sebastian Parks is drowning in a flood of his own creation. Dishonorably discharged from the Army, he’s wracked with night terrors and an anger that he can’t abate. Unemployable and uninterested in anything resembling a normal job, Parks makes his living in fugitive apprehension, finding wanted felons on Facebook and thumping them into custody with his ex-military buddies John Harkin and Eric “Etch” Echevarria. When the body of a teenage Muslim boy is found in front of a downtown Denver nightclub Parks, Harkin and Etch are called on to do what they do best:
Find bad men and make them pay.

First-time author Kellen Burden serves up edgy humor, brutal action and crime fiction characters you can’t get enough of. Flash Bang is an action suspense thriller that will keep you turning pages until the end. Burden takes you on a ride you won’t experience in other private investigator mysteries. The dialog is clipped, cutting and completely original, and is the opening shot in a bounty hunter series that will leave you wanting more. If you like hard-boiled detective novels, give this new author a try.

10% of the net profits from this book benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Lost in the Tsunami, by Dorit SIlverman, 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 32 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

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

What would you do if one day, without any warning, your child disappeared as if the earth had swallowed them?

There one moment, and the next moment – gone. This is the story that Ronnie’s mother, Anna, had to go through.

Was Ronnie kidnapped? Did she run away? Did the worst possible happen? And maybe 21-year-old Ronnie got tired of Anna? Tired of her meddling and pressing, always wanting to be there and help -sometimes a little too much.

From Tel-Aviv’s underworld of nightclubs, drugs, and prostitutes, to the beauty and mysteries of India, Anna goes on a fascinating journey, following clues and threads of information, alongside an adventures rescuer, all while getting help from friends and a variety of characters she had never met before. Anna is desperate to discover the fate of her younger daughter. While she realizes that maybe she didn’t know her daughter as well as she thought, rummaging toward her is the greatest natural disaster of our time: the tsunami.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Lost in the Tsunami.

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Elixir, by Ted Galdi, 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 83 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Meet 14-year-old Sean Malone. He has an IQ above 200, a full-ride scholarship to one of the country’s top universities, and more than one million dollars from his winning streak on Jeopardy. However, Sean wishes he could just be normal.

But his life is anything but normal. The US government manipulates him, using him as a codebreaker in pursuit of a drug lord and killing innocent people along the way.

For reasons related to his personal security, Sean finds himself in Rome, building a new life under a new name, abandoning academics, and hiding his genius from everyone. When he’s 18 he falls in love. The thrills begin again when he learns that his girlfriend is critically ill and it’s up to him to use his intellect to find a cure, a battle pitting him against a multi-billion-dollar pharmaceutical company and the demons of his past.

Elixir is a story about identity, secrets, and above all, love.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Elixir.

 

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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 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!

Lovers’ Lane: Christmas Romance Boxed Set, a six-book box set collection by Sandra Edwards, Regina Duke and Debra Elizabeth, 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 36 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Escape to Lovers’ Lane for Christmas. 6 ALL-NEW love stories where holiday wishes come true.

SUNNY’S CHRISTMAS by Regina Duke
Sunny lost faith in men when her prom date, Brady, abandoned her on the dance floor and never came back. Eight years later, can a chance encounter turn him into her Christmas miracle? Find out in this special holiday installment in the Colorado Billionaires series from USA Today Bestselling Author Regina Duke.

SECOND CHANCE CHRISTMAS by Debra Elizabeth
Megan Duffy needed to get away after a broken engagement and a few days at her family’s cabin could be just what she needed. She was looking forward to the peace and quiet, that is, until she met hunky Ryker McCabe. Could Ryker put the light back in her eyes and heal her broken heart?

CHRISTMAS MAGIC by Sandra Edwards
A down-hearted woman gets a magical candy bar from a sidewalk Santa that transports her into an alternate reality in this enchanting tale from NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Sandra Edwards.

KRYSTAL’S CHRISTMAS by Regina Duke
Krystal is hoping for the gift that will free her to love Zachary, the man of her dreams. While she waits, she does her best to make others’ dreams come true and wonders if her old flame Zach will return her love after all these years in this delightful tale from USA Today Bestselling Author Regina Duke. Krystal’s Christmas is a special holiday installment in the Colorado Billionaires series.

CHRISTMAS WEDDING WISHES by Debra Elizabeth
After being left at the altar, Callie Spencer needed a fresh start. She accepted a position as the Children’s Librarian in a small Vermont town. Single dad Tom Sullivan was too busy raising his 4-year-old daughter to look for love. Can these two fragile souls find love and heal their broken hearts?

CHRISTMAS BRIDE by Sandra Edwards
Cami McClure is visiting her best friend, Genie Wainwright Taylor (heroine of Second Chance Bride) in Hawaii for the Holidays. Will Cami find love in paradise, or will it slip through her fingers? Find out in Christmas Bride, the latest installment in the Sapphire Bay series from NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Sandra Edwards.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/jszmqe into your web browser to pick up your copy of Lovers’ Lane: Christmas Romance Boxed Set.

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When Dead in Greece, by L.T. Ryan, 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 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

A ghost on the Greek island of Crete.

Jack Noble is grounded, recovering from his injuries and a near-death experience. The small town isn’t so bad. An old guy named Esau has provided him with a place to stay. The food’s good. And Isadora, Esau’s niece, is easy on the eyes.

But tranquility is interrupted when a group of local criminal’s threatens Esau, and kidnaps his niece. Despite his weakened state, Jack risks it all to save the beautiful woman he hardly knows, and settle the debt that Esau signed in blood.

Fans of Jack Reacher, Mitch Rapp, and Jason Bourne will enjoy this fast-paced international thriller!

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/deadingreece into your web browser to pick up your copy of When Dead in Greece.

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THE ATOMIC TIMES: My H-Bomb Year at the Pacific Proving Ground, by Michael Harris, 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 90 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

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

SHOCKING, FUNNY, SAD AND RAUNCHY

THE ATOMIC TIMES, first published in 2005, is the memoir of army life on a Pacific island in 1955 where troops were used as human guinea pigs during 17 H-bomb tests. There, on a desolate stretch of the South Pacific, Harris was part of a grand experiment called Operation Redwing. The biggest and baddest of America’s atmospheric nuclear weapons test series, Redwing was one of those strange Cold War phenomena that mixed saber rattling with mad science, while overlooking the cataclysmic human, geopolitical and ecological effects. But mostly, it just messed with guys’ heads: Major Maxwell, who put Safety First, Second and Third — except when he didn’t. Berko, the wise-cracking Brooklyn Dodgers fan who was forced to cope with the H-Bomb and his mother’s cookies. Tony, who thought military spit and polish plus uncompromising willpower made him an exception. Carl Duncan, who clung to his girlfriend’s photos and a dangerous secret. Major Vanish, who did just that.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/atomictimes into your web browser to pick up your copy of THE ATOMIC TIMES: My H-Bomb Year at the Pacific Proving Ground.

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American Warrior, by James Snyder, 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 70 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

The year is 1961. America has a new president, named John F. Kennedy, and a new era the newspapers are calling the Dawn of Camelot. But for ten-year-old Paul Brett, dealing with an abusive father and the immigrant gangs roaming his slum neighborhood of China Slough, America is only a small, dead-end place he is struggling to survive.

That is, until the night a mysterious stranger comes out of the darkness to his rescue, and initiates a journey—an unforgettable odyssey—beyond his wildest imagination.

From his unlikely beginnings in a brutal California migrant camp, into the darkest underbelly of a distant and unpopular war, to his final and, perhaps, most deadly struggle for survival inside the bowels of a near-medieval military prison, AMERICAN WARRIOR follows one young man’s breathtaking and mesmerizing journey into hell.

Click here to pick up your free copy of American Warrior.

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Halfkinds Volume 1: Contact, by Andrew Vu, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based 90 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

In the twenty fourth century, a scientific experiment gave a few species the gift of intelligence, and after much struggle, they’ve carved out a place in society. By the thirtieth century, humans find themselves co-existing, negotiating, and residing on Earth with these animals as equals.

Maya Lawton is a lonely prostitute living in this world. She gives birth to the first halfkinds, creatures who are half animal-kind, and half mankind. Since interspecies breeding is illegal, she is forced into seclusion and raises them alone. Then one day, without warning, she dies, and her death leads to their discovery. Abandoned and lost, this family of halfkinds plan to escape to a terraformed moon. But the law is after them. The order is to kill, sent by the highest authority, the United Species Alliance.

What separates the Halfkinds series from the rest isn’t only its unique premise, but also its structure. Chapters shift between the first person POV’s of key characters and are presented in a non-linear fashion in order to create a mounting suspense that will keep the reader riveted until the end. Various plot twists occur within the story, and the different character viewpoints help alter the tone as you go along to give an unbiased presentation of their motives and actions. The setting allows a diverse cast of characters, some human, many not, to send a message that intelligence is a power that we take for granted, and when given to other species, the world becomes a dangerous place.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Halfkinds Volume 1: Contact.

 

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

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia, by Jean Sasson, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just $1.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 739 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies, Non-Fiction

 

 

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

In this updated 20th anniversary edition, PRINCESS describes the life of Sultana Al Sa’ud, a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country.

Sultana tells of appalling oppressions, everyday occurrences that in any other culture would be seen as shocking human rights violations: thirteen-year-old girls forced to marry men five times their age, young women killed by drowning, stoning, or isolation in the “women’s room.”

PRINCESS is a testimony to a woman of indomitable spirit and courage, and you will never forget her or her Muslim sisters.

A New York Times bestseller, PRINCESS was named one of the 500 Great Books by Women since 1300. It was also an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club and a Reader’s Digest Selection.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/88gqzi into your web browser to pick up your copy of Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia.

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The Minus Faction – Episode One, by Rick Wayne, is regularly $1.98 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 29 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction / Thriller

 

 

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

THE MINUS FACTION is a super-powered sci-fi thriller about extraordinary abilities and how not to use them.

In Episode One . . . Beaten. Burned. Broken. Capt. John Regent returns a paraplegic after escaping months of captivity and torture–except no one knows who took him or what he disclosed.

When a government agent comes for answers, she discovers John’s fantastical secret and sets him at war with his own country. But the veteran in the wheelchair has one last mission, and he’ll fight off the powers-that-be long enough to save the life of a troubled soldier–even if it costs John his own.

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But the Children Survived, by A. L. Jambor, 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 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 36 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

A pharmaceutical nightmare is unleashed and an invisible terror spreads across North America. It kills instantly. But a handful of children survive. What made these children immune?

Young Mindy Lane doesn’t know why her grandmother never returned from the grocery store. She just knows she is running out of food and water. With her is her grandmother’s terrier dog, Baby Girl, and she, too, needs food. In a desperate attempt to find help, Mindy plans to leave the mobile home park she has been staying in since her parents went on vacation and go to the highway where she hopes to find other people. The mobile home park was evacuated during a hurricane and Mindy doesn’t know that there are dead people on the streets. Before she can go, however, men in hazmat suits come to the park and kidnap her, taking her to an underground facility. There, she finds other children like her, survivors who witnessed the horrifying deaths of their parents.

As the children recount their tragedies, Mindy refuses to believe her parents are dead, and when no one believes her, she sets out to find them, not knowing what awaits her outside the safety of the underground biosphere.

But the Children Survived weaves a story of greed, loss, and hope. The children not only survive, they also prove what they can do when everything is at stake.

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The Last Safe Place, by Ninie Hammon, 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 22 customer reviews.

Category: Suspense / Thriller

 

 

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

YOU CAN RUN FROM A STALKER, BUT YOU CAN’T ESCAPE THE DEMONS IN YOUR PAST

Yesheb al Tobbanoft is Evil with skin on.

In the deepest, darkest midnight of her soul, an acclaimed poet abandons the lyric beauty that feeds her spirit to lash out at life and the world with contemporary fiction.

Gabriella Carmichael writes a horror novel, pours all her pain into the female protagonist of a paranormal mystery about demons. Then one of them crawls up out of the pages into her life. A deranged fan who believes he is The Beast of Babylon from her novel turns up at a book signing and stalks her, determined to claim her as his bride. And to sacrifice her son, Ty, as a blood offering to seal their union.

Yesheb al Tobbanoft is a man with the kind of obscene wealth that means he can do anything he wants and get away with it, and the kind of soul-less insanity that means there’s absolutely nothing he won’t do.

Gabriella, Ty and Ty’s grandfather, Theo—a crusty old stand-up comic called Slap Yo Mama Carmichael—run from the lunatic back to the only place in Gabriella’s life where she ever felt truly safe. But once in the solitude of the Rocky Mountains, she discovers that facing the demons from her past may be more difficult and dangerous than facing the one who stalks her.

What happened the summer her family spent on Mt. Antero when she was 8 years old—that killed one brother and set the other on an inexorable path to self-destruction—had it really been her fault? And the rest of what happened on the mountainside that day, the magical part—was it real or merely a fantasy born of the loneliness of two child prodigies? Gabriella didn’t come to the cabin called St. Elmo’s Fire looking for answers to those questions. Or did she? Or is it that the answers have finally, after all these years, come looking for her?

Will Yesheb find her and corner his prey the same way the Beast of Babylon cornered his in the pages of Gabriella’s novel—under a full moon as lightning dances in the velvet darkness behind the mountains? If he does, all their lives and demons will collide in a final, apocalyptic celebration of one man’s madness. Then Gabriella’s only hope will lie in the great mystery of her childhood—the unexplainable power of a 2,000-year-old tree. Is its magic strong enough to save them? Can a single, perfect bristlecone pine somehow determine the fate of them all?

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Last Safe Place.

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Dirty Fire, by Earl Merkel, 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 4 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery / Thriller

 

 

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

Police detective John Davey once had everything—until bribery charges destroyed his career, his marriage, and his life.

Now he’s been given a second chance. Davey is pressured into joining an investigation into the baffling murder of a wealthy Chicago couple savagely murdered before their North Shore mansion was set ablaze. To the city, it’s a scandal. To Davey, it’s overkill.

In the charred ruins, Davey finds clues to something more sinister than deadly premediated arson: a criminal maze threading back through history, and a connection to billions of dollars in artwork that disappeared during the Holocaust. As more victims emerge, Davey begins to suspect the motives of those he is forced to trust, with betrayal layered on betrayal, until he has no one left to believe in but himself.

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With Angel’s Wings

Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day, With Angel’s Wings, by Stephanie A. Collins, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 22 customer reviews.

Genre: Memoirs & Biographies

 

 

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

With Angels Wings is the true story of Laura, a young wife and mother of a three-year-old daughter. Her husband, Kevin, a marine, is deployed overseas, leaving Laura to give birth to their second daughter and handle the two young children on her own.

Thirteen days after the birth of her youngest, the pediatrician detects a heart murmur. That leads to just the first of multiple diagnoses for both of her daughters, sending Laura on an unexpected and emotional journey into the world of parenting medically-fragile, special needs children.

Right when Laura fears she will break under the incredible pressure, she encounters the beauty of true love, in a most unexpected and unconventional way.

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About the Author:

 

stephanie collins

 

With Angel’s Wings is my story, so I will not bore you with repetition. All names were changed in the book, out of respect for those who would not appreciate being mentioned by name, but aside from names, the story is 100% true. If, after reading With Angel’s Wings, you are left with questions, please do not hesitate to ask. On the book’s website (www.withangelswings.net) there is an “Ask the Author Forum”, and all questions and feedback are more than welcome. Also on the website are an epilogue, “deleted scenes” and “real life” pictures that correlate with each of the book’s chapters. Some of those pictures are featured in With Angel’s Wings ~ A Trailer @ http://youtu.be/d1feuCdh8dc

Thanks, and enjoy!

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your first group of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for Wednesday: 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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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More Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

The Buggy News, by Sadie Palmer, 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 24 customer reviews.

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

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

When Samantha Schuster and Steven Mueller were courting, she loved the fact that they worked at the same restaurant because it meant they’d get to see each other more often. But ever since Steven broke her heart, having to run into him every day at work is like pouring salt into her wound. She knows she has to make a change as soon as possible.

That’s when she stumbles on a job listing at the local Amish newspaper “The Buggy News.” Immediately she thinks this could be her chance to start over. What she doesn’t realize until after she gets the job is that the newspaper will test her strength and heart like never before. Does she have the faith to persevere and succeed, or has she just made the biggest mistake of her life?

Note: This is a spin-off stand alone series featuring Isaac and Rebecca Schuster’s daughter from “Amish Love Of A Lifetime.”

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My Father’s Prostitute: Story of a Stolen Childhood, by Steven Whitacre, 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 35 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

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

An honest, and sometimes brutal, true story of one man’s struggle growing up in the shadow of childhood sexual abuse. From his difficulties growing up, to his drug addiction, failed relationships, and struggles with parenthood, the author takes us through the ups and downs of a life spent in the shadows, trying to make sense of the events that formed the basis of his being. Sometimes tragic, sometimes hopeful, but never sugar coated, My Father’s Prostitute – Story of a Stolen Childhood takes the reader on an emotional ride which reminds us that the human spirit is more powerful than the demons that haunt us.

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The Scent of Lies, by Debra Burroughs, 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 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 251 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

The Scent of Lies is Book 1 in the addictive Paradise Valley Mystery series. Emily Parker’s world is ripped apart when her dashing private-eye husband is brutally murdered. After a number of torturous months of grief, she begins to unravel clues that maybe he wasn’t who he claimed to be.

With the help of her close circle of girlfriends and the sexy new police detective in town, Emily eventually takes over her late husband’s business and searches for answers to his murder. When the husband of a powerful businesswoman in town turns up dead, Ms. Parker is hired to solve the scandalous murder mystery, putting Emily’s own life in peril.

The Scent of Lies is an engaging murder mystery with a delicious twist of romance, friendships, and intrigue–think “Sex and the City” meets “Nancy Drew”.

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Sir Laurence Dies, by Christopher D. Abbott, 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 46 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Sir Laurence was a decorated soldier in the Great War, and a hardnosed businessman. He was also a man of whom everyone was a little afraid. So when he boasted to Doctor Straay about his expert knowledge of crime fiction and requested that Straay spend a weekend at his country estate, the detective had reservations.

What began as an absorbing evening of drinks, conversation, and card games, soon turned into a horrific scene of murder. Fiction would soon give way to fact and in this game, the game of murder, Doctor Straay was the expert…

Click here to pick up your copy of Sir Laurence Dies.

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The Liger Plague, by Joseph Souza, 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 38 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Colonel Tag Winters receives a mysterious call while on vacation—a deranged terrorist playing a game of cat-and-mouse has released a novel virus on Cooke’s Island, Maine on the busiest day of the summer. Now his family has gone missing and all evidence points to him as the perpetrator of this biological event. Winters soon realizes that he must prevent the unsuspecting population from leaving Cooke’s Island or else risk this insidious plague from spreading to the mainland.

His fierce will to survive, as well as clear his good name, fuels his determination to discover the true perpetrator of this terrorist attack. As Cooke’s Island descends into unspeakable violence and mayhem, Winters must find his family and whisk them off it before they too fall victim. In the tradition of horror writers Stephen King and Dean Koontz, The Liger Plague is a blistering apocalyptic thriller that’s impossible to put down.

Click here to pick up your copy of The Liger Plague.

 

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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 Friday: 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!

Red Julie, by J. A. Whiting, 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 15 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Olivia Miller was raised by her aunt Aggie from the time she was a year old. Several weeks before Olivia graduates from college in Massachusetts, Aggie dies suddenly and unexpectedly, riding a bicycle at night near her home in Ogunquit, Maine. The death certificate lists the cause of death as a massive heart attack, but Olivia doesn’t believe it.

Soon after her graduation, Olivia is on the highway, late at night, heading home to Ogunquit when she comes upon an accident. A man is on his back, in the middle of the road, his legs caught in the wreckage of his overturned Mercedes. He grabs at Olivia’s jacket and frantically mumbles to her something that sounds like, ‘red Julie’. The man dies at the scene, but not before he slips something into Olivia’s jacket pocket. Olivia is determined to figure out what ‘red Julie’ means, and how her aunt really died that night.

This book as a movie would be rated PG-13.

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Kiss Me, Cowboy, by Melissa McClone, 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 48 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

She didn’t mean to kiss him…

When dude ranch wrangler Charlotte – aka Charlie – Randall kisses Zack Harris in an act of empathy, she falls hat over spurs for the handsome military veteran turned cowboy. Zack has too many demons, however, and refuses to get involved. A year later, he’s still stonewalling, and Charlie needs to move on with her life so she can find a fulfilling relationship, not frustrating unrequited love. Putting distance between them seems the best way to get Zack out of her head and heart…but that means quitting the job she loves and accepting a position in Colorado.

He didn’t mean to kiss her back…

Growing up, Zack longed for a real family, and had one with his squad while deployed in Afghanistan. Now, he’s back in the States and doesn’t want anything messing up his new ranch family, no matter how much he’s attracted to the sexy, hard-working Charlie. She could break his heart and ruin the comfortable working relationship they and the other wranglers enjoy. Besides, her friends claim she’s looking for the perfect guy, and perfect he’s not.

A kiss is just a kiss…or is it?

When Zack learns Charlie’s thinking about leaving the ranch, he decides to find her a boyfriend — someone so good, so perfect, she has a reason to stay in Montana. Until he realizes too late that the only cowboy he wants her kissing is him. Can he commit to love and convince Charlie not to leave? Or has she made up her mind to put the past, and the kiss that started it all, behind her and move on without him?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/kissmecowboy into your web browser to pick up your copy of Kiss Me, Cowboy.

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The Time Under Heaven, by Laurinda Wallace, 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 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 20 customer reviews.

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

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

Forced to leave her beloved Kenya because of illness, missionary Ruthanne Carroll begins a painful journey to reconnect with her estranged sisters, Elizabeth and Melody. The thin veneer of the Carroll family’s perfection vanishes when Ruthanne returns unexpectedly to Elizabeth’s home. Faced with the seriousness of Ruthanne’s prognosis, the sisters begin a faltering reconciliation with unexpected results. A journey into the past reveals Ruthanne’s long-kept secret which will change each sister forever.

Laurinda Wallace’s debut novel is an uplifting tale about family and faith, a sweeping story of three women coming to terms with their shifting roles as daughters, sisters, or mothers. Join her indelible characters on a journey of discovery and reconciliation as the steady, inexorable rhythms of life play out. – Rosebud Communications

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/timeunderheaven into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Time Under Heaven.

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The Slow Farm, by Tarn Wilson, 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 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 10 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

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

In the early 1970s, Tarn Wilson’s father quit his job as the Brookings Institution’s first computer programmer, packed his family into a converted school bus with “Suck Nixon” painted on the side, and headed for the Canadian wilderness. He planned to give his two young children an Edenic childhood, free from the shadows of war, materialism, and middle class repression. Between each lyric chapter, told from the child’s point of view, Wilson incorporates “artifacts” that reveal larger cultural forces shaping her parents’ decisions: letters, photographs, timelines, newspaper clippings, excerpts from radicals approaches to child rearing. In the space between the child’s vision and the adult context, readers are invited to consider the gifts and burdens of a counterculture childhood.

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

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Trapped, by Jack Kilborn, 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 662 customer reviews.

Category: Horror

 

 

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

TERRIFIED…

It was supposed to be a harmless camping trip. Six wayward teenagers who’d run into trouble with the law, and their court-appointed guardians, Sara and Martin Randhurst. Three nights on a small, deserted island off of Michigan’s upper peninsula. A time to bond, to learn, to heal.

Then Martin told a campfire story about the island’s history. Of the old civil war prison hidden in there, and the starving confederate soldiers who resorted to cannibalism to stay alive. Everyone thought it was funny. They even laughed when Martin pretended to be dragged off into the woods.

But Martin didn’t come back. And neither did Sara when she went in search of him.

Then the laughter stopped.

…TO DEATH

The group soon began to realize that this deserted island wasn’t so deserted after all. And perhaps Martin’s ridiculous story had more truth to it than anyone thought.

What’s the most horrifying thing you can imagine?

This is a hundred times worse…

TRAPPED by Jack Kilborn
It starts where other horror ends

Click here to pick up your free copy of Trapped.

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The Dragon’s Wing Enigma, by N. S. Wikarski 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 16 customer reviews.

Category: Action & Adventure

 

 

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

THE ARKANA SERIES: Where Alternative History Meets Archaeology Adventure

The Arkana Thriller Series

Where do you hide an ancient relic that has the power to change the course of history? As Cassie Forsythe and her Arkana team discover, you scatter clues to its whereabouts across the entire planet. Five artifacts buried among the rubble of lost civilizations point to the hiding place of a mythical object known as the Sage Stone. Psychic Cassie, bodyguard Erik, and librarian Griffin find their quest hampered at every turn by agents of a cult known as the Blessed Nephilim. The cult’s leader, Abraham Metcalf, wants to exploit the power of the Sage Stone to win a war of religious genocide.

Although keeping the relic out of Metcalf’s hands is important, it is even more critical to keep him from finding the Arkana’s troves of archaeological treasure. This cache, which has taken centuries to amass, proves the existence of advanced matriarchal cultures on every continent predating patriarchy by thousands of years. The Nephilim would like nothing better than to destroy the cache and its guardians. The global treasure hunt for the Sage Stone has put the Nephilim and the Arkana on a collision course. The only question is whether any of them will survive long enough to claim the prize.

Volume Three – The Dragon’s Wing Enigma
Cassie is packing for the next leg of the treasure hunt when trouble comes knocking at her door. Trouble takes the form of fourteen year old runaway Hannah Curtis who happens to be the youngest wife of aged polygamist Abraham Metcalf. By seeking refuge with Cassie, she may have led the cult straight to the Arkana’s cache of relics. The Arkana’s elderly leader spirits the girl away to her farmhouse in the country, allowing Cassie and her teammates to resume their quest.

The trio flies to Malta, hoping to unearth the second artifact among the ruined temples of a long-dead civilization. After a fruitless search of the archipelago, they turn northward to the Basque region of Europe. Meanwhile, Abraham’s son Daniel is combing the same terrain and narrowing the gap between them. In an isolated mountaintop cave, the treasure hunters learn that the next relic can only be discovered if they “keep true to the dragon’s wing.” The clue baffles them. With Nephilim operatives closing in, will they even live to solve the riddle? Will the cult recapture Hannah and breach the defenses of the Arkana itself? More than the Sage Stone is at stake in The Dragon’s Wing Enigma.

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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 Wednesday: 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 Scotland Yard Exchange Series Boxed Set, a new three book box set collection by Stephanie Queen, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Escape to the intriguing and charming world in Queen’s Beacon Hill where politics, crime, action and fun mix with the clash between Boston and London’s law enforcement with three full novels:

Between a Rock and a Mad Woman – the prequel

Mad Madeline and Peter John Douglas battle for governor and set the stage on Beacon Hill for the Scotland Yard Exchange Program involving all the governor’s special men–and women–in solving special crimes.

The Throwbacks – Book 1

David Young makes his mark in Boston after being exiled from Scotland Yard, but not before getting side-tracked by the delightful and surprisingly helpful bombshell decorator Grace Rogers.

The Hot Shots – Book 2

On the run from a terrorist out for revenge, Chauncey Miller ends up in Boston from the Yard to try and stay alive, but ends up protecting the hot shot pixie Sophia Alano, taking her on the run with him back to London.

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Five Bestselling Travel Memoirs, a five-book box set collection by Victoria Twead, Tony James Slater, Joe Cawley, Savannah Grace and Alan Parks, 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 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 27 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

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

These five, full length, bestselling travel memoirs describe experiences as wide as breeding alpacas in Spain, helping at an animal refuge in Ecuador and back-packing in the Gobi Desert. And for foodies, there are some Spanish recipes to try.

Already downloaded over 200,000 times, these books have more than 1,800 reviews between them, at an average of 4.5! The authors include a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning travel writer.

This box set is guaranteed to keep you engrossed and laughing, so sit back, put your feet up, read on, and enjoy!

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When Horses Had Wings, by Diana Estill, 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 69 customer reviews.

Category: Women’s Fiction

 

 

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

A Red Adept Select book (voted “Outstanding in Genre”- Women’s Fiction)

Pregnant at 16, Renee Goodchild drops out of school and marries. Now she’s trapped in rural Texas with Kenny, her violent, garbage-collecting husband. A bleak future seems assured until she meets self-appointed relationship guru, Pearly.

“That’s why you don’t let ‘em rule the roost. ’Cause you can’t count on ‘em to be there the next mornin’ when it’s time to crow,” the worldly Pearly advises.

Renee narrates this tale of ruin and redemption where the damaged and downtrodden lead each other to unintended, sometimes heartbreaking, and often bittersweet outcomes. When Horses Had Wings examines the lives of broken people competing for the most basic needs: the primal urge for affection and the eternal search for acceptance.

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The Mirror Man, by Grant Ansert, 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 19 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

NYPD Detective Andy Thomas is called to investigate the death of a rapist in an alley. During the course of his investigation, he discovers that the death of the rapist has no medical explanation. Soon after, he is joined by FBI Special Agent Veronica Baldwin who has been investigating a series of similar deaths for the FBI for the past two years. As Andy and Veronica begin to close in on the suspect, nicknamed “The Mirror Man”, they learn that another very evil man named Hesam is also pursuing the Mirror Man and plans to kill him if he catches him. As the investigation intensifies, Andy and Veronica learn that, although the Mirror Man was involved in the death of the rapist in the alley, he is in fact not guilty of any crime because he is an innocent pawn of Hesam. So Andy and Veronica have to make a choice. Do they do what is expected and watch the Mirror Man fall into the hands of Hesam? Or, do they do what’s right and risk everything to help the Mirror Man gain his freedom?

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Blast of the Dragon’s Fury, by L. R. W. Lee, 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 153 customer reviews.

Category: Children and Middle Grade

 

 

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

Ten-year-old Andy Smithson believes he is merely a kid too often in trouble with his overambitious parents–until his destiny as the Chosen One to break a 500-year-old curse is revealed. Swept away to the land of Oomaldee of medieval times era, he discovers he must collect several ingredients for a magic potion to defeat the oppressive curse that plagues the land, the first of which is the scale of a red dragon, the fiercest of all dragon species. There’s just one tiny problem, he’s never battled dragons, except in video games. Armed with only his wits, an ancient sword and a magic key, he must overcome grave peril at every turn before he can even attempt the feat. No pressure, but it’s his skill alone that will save – or condemn – the kingdom forever.

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Ebola K, by Bobby Adair, 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 386 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Ebola, Terrorism, and Hope

In 1989 the Ebola virus mutated to into an airborne strain that infected humans for the first time on American soil in Reston, Virginia. Through belated containment efforts and luck, nobody died.

Now, in the remote East African village of Kapchorwa, the Ebola virus has mutated into another airborne strain without losing any of its deadly potency.

In this thriller, terrorists stumble across this new, fully lethal strain and while the world fearfully watches the growing epidemic in West Africa as Sierra Leone goes into country-wide lockdown, only a few Americans are aware of Ebola K and the danger it poses—to be the deadliest pandemic in the history of mankind.

Can they do anything to protect themselves from this killer disease? Can they stop the terrorists?

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New Releases on Kindle

Included in this post are several relatively new Kindle book releases by independent authors in a variety of genres. Many of these authors have been featured on the blog before and can tell a good tale that will entertain you for hours. Each of the books have been significantly discounted in connection with this promotion, and I’m certain you will find something to enjoy in the offerings below.

Kidnapped for an Hour, by Lucy A. Hill, is regularly $1.99 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:

A woman driven by fear, anger…and revenge.

Melanie Hudson blames herself for her son’s unsolved kidnapping eight years ago. She should never have taken her eyes off her precious toddler. That fateful day, she lost her son, her marriage…and her moral conscience. Now she feels justified in snatching unattended children – if only for an hour. The lesson to parents: Watch your children!

When Melanie meets prosecutor Scott Buchanan, she lets her guard down for the first time in years, and opens her wounded heart to love. But that love is about to be rocked by the past – Melanie’s punishable secrets…and the shocking truth behind her son’s disappearance.

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Sihpromatum – Backpacks and Bra Straps, by Savannah Grace, is $6.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

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

Savannah Grace’s best selling, award winning saga of her family’s four-year-long backpacking adventure continues. “Backpacks and Bra Straps” picks up where “I Grew My Boobs in China” leaves off, offering insights into how family dynamics are affected by such intensive togetherness as well as a candid, intriguing look at world-wide travel and the camaraderie of the backpacking community, told from a perceptive young woman’s viewpoint. This second instalment of her Sihpromatum series takes us to Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, through Western China and Tibet, and finally, to watch the sun rise over Mount Everest in Nepal. Savannah’s initial reluctance to travel and the personal growth she documents distinguishes this raw tale from most travel memoirs.

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Artist, by Eric Drouant, is regularly $2.99 but discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Action and Adventure

 

 

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

Cassie Reynold is psychic and struggling to build some kind of life. When she begins training as a government assassin, the assignment puts her in the middle of a series of murders in New Orleans. It also puts her in contact with Kurt Dupond, a seasoned Homicide Investigator with more to offer than advice. Now Cassie must decide how to live and perhaps just as important, how to kill.

A series of brutal murders in New Orleans sets Cassie on a collision course with a serial killer. It’s her first assignment on a murder case, part of the initial training that sets her on a path toward becoming a government assassin. Along the way she meets Kurt Dupond, the Homicide Investigator tasked with finding the “Artist”. When sparks start to fly between Cassie and Dupond, she must cast off the pain of the past while dealing with the pain, and promise, of the present.

Book Three of the Remote Series see Cassie Reynold begin a new life with remnants of the past still clinging to her psyche. Moving forward won’t be easy. Living in the past isn’t possible.

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Boxing Wendy, by Carol Walsh Greer, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Suspense

 

 

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

Stuart Richmond is so friendly, it’s scary.

He certainly likes Wendy Jackson – likes her so much, in fact, that he’ll sit at the counter for hours, nursing a cup of coffee, just to watch her wait tables. It’s of no consequence that Wendy is rude and dismissive; Stuart forgives all, and it’s only a matter of time and tenacity before he burrows his way into her life.

Others perceive Stuart as nothing more than an over-eager suitor, but Wendy’s gut tells her they’re gravely mistaken. Where friends and family see interest and devotion, Wendy recognizes obsession and fixation. She knows Stuart’s hiding something: some evil deed, some dark secret.

Maybe even a secret as terrible as her own.

There’s something sinister about Stuart, and Wendy should know. There’s something sinister about Wendy Jackson, too.

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For The Love of Candy, by Patrice Wilton, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

FOR THE LOVE OF CANDY is the fourth and final book in the Candy Bar series. For everyone who has read and loved this romantic comedy series, I want to thank you for buying my book, loving my women, laughing late into the night, and sharing this joy with me. The happiness you have given me by reading your wonderful reviews were the greatest gift I could ever receive, and made me believe in myself as a writer. It is because you cared and asked me for Candy’s story that I gave this story life, and I hope that I will have fulfilled your every wish. The magic is here. Please read on and enjoy the final conclusion to Candy’s story.

The Candy Bar is in trouble. Crime and corruption has changed the landscape of the street. Candy can stay and fight it, or sell and run. She has called an emergency meeting with her dear friends, the sisters of her heart, to tell them her decision.
Enter Harrison Wolfe—Boston lawyer, probably a Mayflower descendent by his arrogance and arresting good looks. He has come to the Candy Bar to tell her that his daughter is engaged to her son Billy. He’s only 21 and graduating from college, and is certainly not ready to take on the responsibilities of marriage. Harrison is also strongly opposed to this engagement and wants to put an end to it before it even begins.

Thunder cracks open the sky, lightning strikes, and Harrison and Candy are caught up in the magic and madness. Now they have to fight their attraction—and keep their pants on–to stay focused on keeping their children apart.

This hilarious, touching, upbeat story will engage your emotions and hopefully have you laughing one minute, and wiping tears the next.

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Under the Italian Sun, a five book box set set by Maria Grazia Swan, J.B. Hawker, Beate Boeker, Julie Sarff and Candida Martinelli, is regularly $16.95 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Mystery
 

 

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

5 contemporary cozy mystery novels with clean romance set in Italy. The authors are best-selling, award-winning, well-reviewed and professional. Intrigue, humor, mystery, love, adventure, romance, character…and Italy! Summer reading at its best! 5 complete novels, and YOU SAVE $16.00!!

1. A New Life – Beate Boeker: Sweet-romance and mystery with a classic heroine. Imagine you’re accused of murder, but you’re innocent. Imagine you’ve finally been acquitted due to lack of evidence, but you’ve lost your job and your friends in the meantime. Imagine you have to start a new life in Italy, but you don’t even speak Italian. Imagine your new boss seems to hate you, but for some reason he bowls you over. And then, just as life seems to become good again, history repeats itself.

2. Vain Pursuits – J.B. Hawker: A cat and mouse adventure for late-bloomers everywhere. Bunny Elder flies off to romantic Italy as traveling companion to her newly widowed sister. It seems like the trip of a lifetime and a chance to recover from her pastor husband’s recent murder. Little does she suspect that a trip in search of a special Neapolitan nativity set for her sister’s collection will ensnare the two women in a muddle of smugglers, Italian mobsters, kidnapping and death. Can even an unexpected reunion with her first love prevent this dream trip from becoming Bunny’s worst nightmare?

3. An Extra Virgin Pressing Murder – Candida Martinelli: Traditional country-house mystery. Julie gladly leaves her retirement home to attend a protégée’s wedding in Tuscany. But when someone is murdered at her welcome party, and the chief suspect is the Italian fiancé, Julie finagles her way into working with the local Marshal to discover the truth.

4. Sweet Delicious Madness – Julie Sarff: Rom-Com Mystery. Lily Bilbury is about to be fabulously happy, because she has a theory: economic independence=divorce=happiness! To this end she takes a job at Villa Buschi, a lavish estate that harbors more than a few secrets. But when she can’t make ends meet or obtain a divorce or acquire the object of her affection, she briefly contemplates running around ranting drivel and frightening the whole reserved population of Arona, Italy. Only when a friend falls on hard times will Lily forget her own problems and align herself with a self-proclaimed psychic to mount a search of Villa Buschi for one of the most famous diamonds ever known, the French Blue.

5. Italian Summer – Maria Grazia Swan: Quirky, sexy protagonist. When they say “you can’t go home again” they’re talking about Mina Calvi, 20-something Italian transplant to California. Still nursing a broken heart, desperate to discover her place in the world, Mina arrives in the town of her birth in Veneto, Italy. A fresh chance at true love and a welcome bonding with a new friend give her hope. But the deadly secrets moldering in the cemetery could rip it all from her. Will Mina survive her Italian Summer?

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