Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Love’s Providence, by Jennifer H. Westfall, 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 37 customer reviews.

Category: Christian Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

College athlete Lily Brennon has always been the piece that doesn’t quite fit in the puzzle, especially in her blended family, and no amount of rule-following perfection seems to bring her any closer to the love and acceptance she desperately seeks. If not for Jackson Carter, her childhood best friend and the only boy she’s ever loved, she’s sure she would have run away years ago. But when Jackson loses his father and a future basketball career within months of each other, his faith is so shattered, he shuts out everyone, including Lily.

After months of heartache, Lily begins to piece together a life without Jackson, and while vacationing at the beach on a beautiful island off the Georgia coast, she begins a long-distance romance with Alex Walker, a police officer with a quick wit and a cocky grin. He revives her hope in love again, but their intense attraction and his devastating secret test Lily’s commitment to save herself for marriage. Through her struggles to remain true to her principles, an agonizing choice between Alex and Jackson, and a series of terrifying events that threaten all of them, Lily must endure losing everything she’s been grasping so tightly. Only then will she discover the depth of the love that already surrounds her.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/lovesprovidence into your web browser to pick up your copy of Love’s Providence.

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Heirs to the Throne Trilogy: Vol 1-3, a new three-book box set by Diane Rapp, is regularly $5.95 but has been discounted to just $1.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 4 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

Get three books for the price of two! This science/fantasy trilogy follows sentient wolves and space colonists through an epic struggle between good and evil. The combined wisdom of the sentient wolves must guide their human friends to choose the right path for an emerging society. Descriptions of the books are as follows:

Howl of the Wolf: When the medical spaceship Zebulon flees from an Institute death sentence, Captain Donovan in unaware that an assassin already infiltrated the crew. They seek refuge on the remote planet named Drako. The planet’s hereditary lords hate spacers and ban the use of technology. When the dying king claims the Captain as his heir, Donovan is forced to compete for the crown to protect the lives of his crew. Faced with superstitions, hatred, and eminent danger, the crew must adapt to a feudal society without using modern tools or weapons. Fortunately the natural talents of each person have been enhanced by Transfer, providing them with physical advantages. Kriegen, a wolf pack leader, makes telepathic contact with Donovan and decides to protect the human pack from harm. While he guards his new friends, the wolves’ Council of Elders debates the fate of human kind.

The Havenshire Resistance: When chaos erupts in the kingdom, Havenshire Castle falls to Krystal’s worst enemy and Donovan is captured. Krystal must safeguard her precious daughters and devise a plan to rescue their father from the fortress that was once her home. She forms a “resistance plan” and initiates an underground black market to finance a ragtag army of Samurai, peasants, and renegades among the gentry. A cunning schemer and determined general, Krystal becomes a stranger to her own children after ten years apart. Her teenage daughters regain their memories in time to join the battle to free their father. How can Krystal reconnect with her family? Will she be able to accept the subservient role of queen and surrender control when the battle is over?

Dragon Defense: When an Institute battleship tracks the Zebulon to the planet Drako, King Donovan must reactivate obsolete weaponry to protect the planet. He desperately trains bored teenagers to master forbidden technology while his daughters face other dangers. After Felesia befriends a flock of wild dragons, Donovan hopes the creatures can help save the planet. As the clock ticks toward an explosive deadline, humans, dragons, and wolves execute a dramatic confrontation with the battleship commander. Will courage and ingenuity be enough to prevent disaster and forge a new direction for their backward society? Will Donovan’s “dragon defense” strategy tip the balance in their favor? Survival depends on his success.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/thronetrilogy into your web browser to pick up your copy of Heirs to the Throne Trilogy: Vol 1-3.

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The Chain of Lies, by Debra Burroughs, 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 121 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Sassy small-town private eye Emily Parker teams up with the hot new police detective in town, and a few of her closest friends, to solve a murder mystery and fight to save girls from a sex slave ring operating nearby. (Think “Sex in the City” meets “Nancy Drew”)

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/dyvp7m into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Chain of Lies.

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A View to Die For, by Richard Houston, 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 4.0 out of 5 stars based on 405 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

A Best Selling Cozy Mystery and One month on Amazon’s top 100 Mystery List

The story is not your typical murder mystery. The sleuth is not a detective, private eye, or lawyer. He’s an ordinary guy with an extraordinary dog.

Jacob Martin is trying to make the best of a divorce and mid-life crisis when he gets a call at two o’clock Sunday morning from his mother. His sister has been arrested for the murder of her fourth husband, and his father is near death. Thus begins an adventure that takes Jake and his golden retriever from their Colorado retreat to a backwater town in the Missouri Ozarks where they search for cold-blooded killers, a cache of gold coins buried by Jesse James, and the love of a beautiful nurse.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/lkvkti into your web browser to pick up your copy of A View to Die For.

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The Broken Saint, by Mike Markel, 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 29 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Seagate and Miner investigate the murder of Maricel Salizar, a young Filipino exchange student at Central Montana State. The most obvious suspect is the boyfriend, who happens to have gang connections. And then there’s Amber, a fellow student who’s obviously incensed at Maricel for a sexual indiscretion involving Amber’s boyfriend. But the evidence keeps leading Seagate and Miner back to the professor, an LDS bishop who hosted her in his dysfunctional home. Seagate takes it in stride that the professor can’t seem to tell the truth about his relationship with the victim, but her devout partner, Ryan Miner, believes that a high-ranking fellow Mormon who violates a sacred trust deserves special punishment.

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Broken Saint.

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Knowing Yourself – A Medieval Romance, by Lisa Shea, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 19 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Kay is entranced with the possibilities which lie before her. Five handsome, willing men are vying for her hand in marriage. The stakes are ownership of a medieval keep perched on the rocky edge of a stormy ocean. Each man seems more stunning than the last, and it is her choice which will reward the prize.

To make the game even more interesting, Kay is disguised as a handmaiden to her sister, Em, so that she might more freely mingle with the suitors. In this way she can learn their strengths and catch them unaware in their most intimate moments.

As the threat of border reivers approaches the keep, Kay finds that her pleasurable playtime takes on a far more serious overtone. Knowing who to trust and who to depend on becomes a matter of life and death!

All proceeds from sales of Lisa Shea’s medieval novels benefit battered women’s shelters.

Lisa has written 12 medieval novels. Each is a standalone story and can be read in any order. Each has its own flavor and atmosphere – each is set in a different part of England and showcases the natural beauty of its region. Knowing Yourself is set in Cumbria, in northwestern England. The cover photo shows that gorgeous landscape. All of Lisa’s books are teen-friendly with no graphic violence or intimacy.

Knowing Yourself is a lighthearted tale of romance and courtship, with a pair of fun-loving sisters, in the style of a bachelorette show.

Click here to pick up your copy of Knowing Yourself – A Medieval Romance.

 

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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 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!

Christmas on Main Street, a twelve-book box set collection by Joan Reeves, E. Ayers, Kelly Rae, Tori Scott, Mona Risk, Jill James, Kristy Tate, Leigh Morgan, Carol DeVaney, Pepper Phillips, Stephanie Queen and Susan R. Hughes, 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 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 194 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

This holiday season, you’ll find the Spirit of Main Street alive and well in a wonderful collection of twelve holiday romances, the Christmas on Main Street Box Set. The Authors of Main Street have poured their heart into these books. With the spirit of Christmas guiding them, they have priced Christmas on Main Street inexpensively as their holiday gift to you.

Nobody’s Cinderella by Joan Reeves, Award-Winning and National Bestselling Author.
Darcy Benton is the oldest cliché in the world–a woman in love with her boss, but she’s not a blip on his radar. Until she wishes on a Christmas star. Uh oh! She should have been careful what she wished for!

A Snowy Christmas in Wyoming by E. Ayers, National Bestselling Author.
Writing the Romantic Slices of Life. A Native American cowboy with his thirteen-month-old daughter and a national news anchorwoman have nothing in common, except for their pasts, but in this season of giving, will fate reach through time and give the gift of love?

What if…this Christmas by Kelly Rae, National Bestselling Author.
Love really is all there is! Will a marriage proposal be the end of Katie and Chris’ forever?

The Christmas Wish by Tori Scot, Award-Winning and National Bestselling Author.
Page-turning stories from the Heart of Texas. Merry is a long way from home and missing her family as Christmas approaches, until she falls right into Santa’s lap.

Her Christmas Cruise by Mona Risk, USA Today Bestselling Author.
Around the world through Stories that Simmer with Emotion and Sizzle with Passion. The perfect fiancé is a cheater and the fabulous Christmas wedding is off. But the Christmas cruise may fulfill many dreams for Julia and her unexpected companion.

The Christmas Con by Jill James, National Bestselling Author.
A little Sweet. A little Sexy. A lot Happily-Ever-After. Two reformed jewel thieves, Robin and Ian, are on the job to retrieve a priceless necklace, but Santa has special plans for a reunion of the ex-lovers.

A Light in the Christmas Cafe by Kristy Tate, Award-Winning and National Bestselling Author.
Mary Stewart fans will love Kristy Tate’s romantic stories laced with Humor, Mystery and a hint of Magic. A food thief, a haunted house, a matchmaking grandmother and a handsome stranger: Are the apron strings tying Deirdre to her grandmother’s café tangling up her life plans or are they leading her to love?

A Potters Wood Christmas by Leigh Morgan, National Bestselling Author.
Strong Women, Strong Hearts – Breathing Celtic magic into everyday romance. A plot to steal an ancient artifact in the Bennett’s possession could be the key to opening an even greater prize. Will Cian find family and the spirit of Christmas again?

A Smoky Mountain Christmas by Carol DeVaney, National Bestselling Author.
It’s Love and the Little Things that matter. Falling in love wasn’t in Tina’s plans. She’d survived the snowstorm, but could she survive the love of recently divorced Hank Gordon who’s sworn off women?

The Christmas Gift by Pepper Phillips, Award-Winning and National Bestselling Author.
Southern stories with a Touch of Heart. When an opportunity to make money presents itself, eleven-year-old George faces the biggest decision of his life. Will he become a thief like his father or will he discover the fact that giving, rather than receiving, is the best gift of all?

Small Town Glamour Girl Christmas by Stephanie Queen, USA Today Bestselling Author.
Zing of Excitement; Zap of Wit; Long-lasting Zip of Feel Good. Small town girl Julie hates being an Audrey Hepburn look-alike. When the big city man of her dreams comes to town for Christmas will she sell out to model in the city or settle into small town life on his terms?

A Baby for Christmas by Susan R. Hughes, National Bestselling Author.
Sweet with a Touch of Heat. When Ryan opens his home to Paige, a beautiful stranger who happens to be pregnant, will it take a Christmas miracle to make them realize where the

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/6239 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Christmas on Main Street.

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Sentinel Resurrection, by Tom Langlas, 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 11 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

The Cadwalader family fights to stop Armageddon as Hitler’s occult beast ravages present-day Patagonia. When the creature attempts to found a Fourth Reich in the borderlands between Chile and Argentina, the Cadwaladers battle the supernatural soldier and its new Nazi master. Faced with the unholy spawn of the Third Reich, family members must decide whether to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Fans of James Rollins, Brad Thor and Stephen King will enjoy this novel!

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/c0z7xd into your web browser to pick up your copy of Sentinel Resurrection.

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Catching The Bad Guy, by Marie Astor, 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 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 175 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

Janet Maple and Dennis Walker make a good team: she is a top-notch white collar crime investigator, and so is he. Both Janet and Dennis are thrown in for a loop when Janet’s treacherous snake of an ex-boyfriend, Alex Kingsley, is appointed as their new boss, and the case that was supposed to be the highlight of their careers is dismissed for lack of evidence.

To make matters worse, Alex is asking Janet to get back together, and the one man she wishes would ask her out sees her as nothing more than a coworker. Janet’s love life soon becomes the least of her worries, as she begins to suspect that Alex’s rekindled interest in her is driven by ulterior motives. She is determined to get to the bottom of things, but she can’t do it alone.

Together, Janet and Dennis team up to solve a tangled white collar crime web that leads to powerful politicians and corporate executives. Armed with their keen instincts and skills, Janet and Dennis are bound to succeed. There is just one glitch: both are attracted to each other, and both refuse to admit it. Will Janet and Dennis solve the biggest case of their careers or will their attraction to each other get in the way?

Catching the Bad Guy is book two of the Janet Maple Series, but it can easily be read on its own.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ptm6jq into your web browser to pick up your copy of Catching The Bad Guy.

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Abandon All Hope, by M.J. Schiller, 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 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 23 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

This is a COLLECTION not a SERIES, so there is no need to read them in order. Different characters, different settings. All involve rock star main characters.

It was one of those mornings for newspaper-writer/photographer Hope Creswell.

The alarm clock didn’t go off and she cut her finger on broken glass. Not one to let such things get her down, Hope headed into her assignment meeting with excitement, only to leave it stunned. Her new assignment is to trail the sensational rock-star, Chase Hatton, for an article. Chase Hatton! No one knows the power that name holds for her. No one knows of the childhood friendship that blossomed into romance, only to abruptly die on the night of Hope’s senior prom. No one knows of the ache that still fills her heart.

What starts out for Chase Hatton as an average publicity trip to Chicago suddenly becomes complicated.

His manager tells him Hope Creswell will be interviewing him in the morning.
He spent eight years trying to forget Hope, and now she would be in his penthouse in a matter of hours?

When Chase opens the door to his penthouse and finds Hope on the opposite side, his heart begins beating a rhythm the rocker has yet to capture in any of his music.

The smoldering embers of their former romance are fanned by their mere proximity. Will they both be burned again? Can Hope ever trust her heart to Chase after what he did? Can Chase bear to see her walk out on him a second time? And what about Hope’s boyfriend, Phillip? Where does he fit into the picture that Hope is developing?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/abandonallhope into your web browser to pick up your copy of Abandon All Hope.

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

Category: Children & Middle Grade

 

 

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

Charming Picture Book for Children and Cat Lovers

This is the second book in Lucy The Cat series, the charming story about Lucy, the curious, cute Sacred Birman cat.

This time Lucy tells about her little brother Cristiano. You will meet Cristiano already when he was only a few days old. You will see how Cristiano learns many new things during his first few weeks. Will Cristiano become the best soccer player or the world’s strongest cat? But first he needs to learn to take care of himself. Of course mama cat helps and teaches him. You will learn that young kitten’s life is full of surprises and funny things. Lucy is the expert to tell the story because she is a cat, too. Humans have sometimes challenges to understand cats’ inner life. Therefore it is better to have a real expert’s view from Lucy The Cat.

Especially Children and cat lovers will enjoy this beautiful picture book.

Lucy The Cat loves her brother, because he is a perfect, purrfect kitten. Meow to everyone!

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/2rsmhb into your web browser to pick up your copy of Lucy the Cat: Little Brother.

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Portal Through the Pond, by David K. Anderson, 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 28 customer reviews.

Category: Children’s / Middle Grade

 

 

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

They said her grandfather was dead. They said her grandmother was crazy. Christy knows better.

When 13-year-old Christy’s grandmother dies, she leaves Christy a mysterious packet of information revealing an amazing secret: the pond in her yard is in fact a portal to another world. And what’s more, her grandfather had disappeared in that world nine years earlier.

Christy is determined to honor her grandmother’s wish to keep the secret, even if it means alienating her best friend Trevor. However, things spiral out of her control when nosy classmate Rob accidentally crosses into other world, the grown-ups think he has drowned, she’s forced to tell Trevor, and Danny–the nine-year-old deaf boy next door–follows her through the portal to rescue Rob.

Will Trevor be able to convince the grown-ups to trust Christy to get them all home? Or will they let the police drain the pond, stranding the children in an alien world?

Click here to pick up your free copy of Portal Through the Pond.

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Johnny, the Mark of Chaos: An Urban Dark Fantasy, by Susan D. Kalior, 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 12 customer reviews.

Category: Dark Fantasy Romance

 

 

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

Dark Fantasy: Enter the darkness in Book One of this intriguing dark fantasy. Meet johnny: a seductive, vampiric, magical, time-bending being who wreaks chaos on earth. For over nine hundred years he has answered the conscious and unconscious call for destruction. Meanwhile, the Shen, Jenséa, a naïve embodied angel (who believes herself merely human), is tormented by her compulsion to paint violent scenes, which unbeknownst to her, are premonitions of her future. Bored from lack of challenge, johnny invites himself to be her guardian devil to help her survive what is to come, and to teach her about her angel power. He is challenged at last, for her power, when activated, could burn him to oblivion. Confusing matters are the changes they incite in each other, including a magnetizing romantic love.

Told from Jenséa’s point of view, this is a story about life’s gentler side unconsciously seeking balance with the tougher aspects of being. Thrown into a fantastic adventure with her diametric opposite, Jenséa begins to learn the deeper meaning of life, surpassing everything she ever deemed true. Contrary to conventional plots that pit good against evil, this plot unites good and evil to transform both. This brilliant tale touches the deepest yearnings in every human, yearnings that are lifted to a startling resolution.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Johnny, the Mark of Chaos: An Urban Dark Fantasy.

 

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

Death Will Get You Sober, by Elizabeth Zelvin, 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 257 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

SOBRIETY’S NOT FOR SISSIES. ESPECIALLY WHEN THE PHRASE “DEAD DRUNK” BECOMES LITERAL.

On Christmas Day, Bruce Kohler wakes up in detox on the Bowery in New York City. He realizes it’s time to change his life, but how can he stay sober without dying of boredom? Then homeless alcoholics begin to turn up dead, and one of these is Bruce’s friend Godfrey, a cynical aristocrat with a trust fund and some secrets.

Two old friends give Bruce a second chance and agree to help him with his investigation: his best friend, Jimmy, a computer genius and history buff who’s been in AA for years, and Jimmy’s girl friend Barbara, a counselor who sometimes crosses the line between helping and codependency.

Pretty soon, the suspects are piling up. Along with the laughs. But, witty as she is, Zelvin never loses her compassion for the painful process of recovery.

Fans of Parnell Hall and Tony Dunbar who enjoy a (virgin) cocktail of excellent writing, sly wit, and classic mystery will get a kick out of Bruce’s antics.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/0isxz0 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Death Will Get You Sober.

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Shelter from the Storm, by Tony Dunbar 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 192 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

The FOURTH sly adventure in the Tubby Dubonnet Series, Tony Dunbar’s witty yet hard-boiled foodie-noir mysteries.

THE SEAMIER SIDE OF THE CRESCENT CITY…

To out-of-town kingpin Willie LaRue, Mardi Gras seems the perfect time for a New Orleans heist – nobody, but nobody will be thinking about a single other thing. Parties, parades, chaos, alcohol – who could be concerned about a little thing like a bank job? Indeed, all might have gone well except for an out-of-season frog-flogger that threatens to flood the French Quarter – something even Hurricane Katrina couldn’t do.

Next thing you know the survivors – thieves and revelers alike – find themselves marooned together. As the LaRue gang plans its watery escape, raffish lawyer Tubby Dubonnet is obliged to take time out from his customary eating and loafing to thwart their murderous intentions. The body count rises as the tempest subsides, and Tubby finds himself fighting not only for his life, but (it seems to him) the very city itself.

A wry, compelling tale of The City That Care Forgot.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/sfts into your web browser to pick up your copy of Shelter from the Storm.

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Together for Christmas, by Mimi Barbour, 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 47 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Abbie Taylor has a thousand things to do before the big day, help the vicar with his needy families, organize the Christmas nativity, and spare time for a distraught baby at the orphanage who only settles when she’s near. Falling into a coma while her spirit resides inside a prickly, big-shot businessman doesn’t work for her at all… until she falls in love.

How could Marcus Chapman be so unlucky? First he’s saddled with his newly widowed mum, and the next thing he knows, he has an annoying spirit invader who’s instantly aware that he isn’t nearly as tough as he makes out. Between these two manipulating women, and the orphans Abbie forces him to visit, the poor man doesn’t stand a chance. The season is Christmas, and love is all around.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ep7q5k into your web browser to pick up your copy of Together for Christmas.

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What If It’s Love?, by Alix Nichols, 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 49 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Charm, wit and poignancy abound in this gripping second chance romance novel.

Introverted heiress Lena moves to Paris to nurse old wounds reopened by her neglectful boyfriend. Enter Rob, a charismatic and handsome Frenchman who waits tables at La Bohème — a café on Lena’s street — and has big dreams.

He makes her laugh and forget her insecurities. She stirs something infinitely tender in his soul. Before they know it, they’ve fallen for each other, even though both had good reasons to fight the budding love.

But their passionate romance is cut short when she discovers his dirty secret…

WHAT IF IT’S LOVE? is the first book in the “Bistro La Bohème” Kindle Unlimited romance series. It is a new adult romantic comedy set in Paris.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/gtnv8z into your web browser to pick up your copy of What If It’s Love?.

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Date Night on Union Station, by E. M. Foner, 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 95 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction / Comedy

 

 

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

Kelly Frank is EarthCent’s top diplomat on Union Station, but her job description has always been a bit vague. The pay is horrible and she’s in hock up to her ears for her furniture, which is likely to end up in a corridor because she’s behind on rent for her room. Sometimes she has to wonder if the career she has put ahead of her personal life for fifteen years is worth it.

When Kelly receives a gift subscription to the dating service that’s rumored to be powered by the same benevolent artificial intelligence that runs the huge station, she decides to swallow her pride and give it a shot. But as her dates go from bad to worse, she can only hope that the supposedly omniscient AI is planning a happy ending.

Click here to pick up your copy of Date Night on Union Station.

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Whisper of Memory, by Brinda Berry, 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 15 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult Sci-fi Romance

 

 

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

Weapons training and winter formals… a deadly combination

All Mia ever wanted was to fit in at Whispering Woods High. But being a portal-finder who dates a guy from another dimension sort of makes it hard. Mia’s brother disappeared over a year ago, and now agents from the IIA are policing people’s movements through dimensions. She’d trusted Dr. Bleeker from the local university when he’d told her the IIA were the bad guys. But even a girl with an extraordinary ability to sense things can make mistakes.

Now two people are dead, and as a portal gatekeeper for the IIA, Mia needs to find Dr. Bleeker before he hurts anyone else. And her boyfriend Regulus, an Agent for the IIA, carries secrets of his own. Between learning about weaponry, finding the perfect dress for the winter formal, and catching bad guys, who has time to fit in?

Click here to pick up your copy of Whisper of Memory.

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Doubt – Among Us Trilogy book 1, by Anne-Rae Vasquez, 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 49 customer reviews.

Category: Religious & Inspirational Fiction / Apocalyptic

 

 

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

For readers who have a twisted delight in books with an “End of Times / Armageddon” theme and are fans of shows like “Fringe” and “Supernatural”.

Gold winner in Readers’ Favorite Book Award 2014

Harry Doubt, a genius programmer and creator of the popular online game ‘Truth Seekers’, has a personal mission of his own; to find his mother who went mysteriously missing while volunteering on a peacekeeping mission in Palestine. His gaming friends and followers inadvertently join in helping him find her; believing that they are on missions to find out what has happened to their own missing loved ones.

During Harry’s missions, Cristal and the team of ‘Truth Seekers’ stumble upon things that make them doubt the reality of their own lives. As they get closer to the truth, they realize that there are spiritual forces among them both good and evil, but in learning this, they activate a chain of events that start the beginning of the ‘end of the world’ as they know it.

Doubt is Book 1 of the Among Us Trilogy. Among Us is a book series which delves into the world of the supernatural and how it intersects with the everyday lives of seemingly ordinary young people as catastrophic events on earth lead to the end of times. Among Us weaves the theme of a young man and woman, who while not fully understanding their ‘abilities’, are drawn together in their desire to find out the truth about the world they live in which is similar to themes used in J.J. Abrams’ TV shows Fringe and Lost.

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35 MORE Amazing Recipes Your Mother Would Be Proud Of!, by Dan Alatorre and Ankit Pandey, 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 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 9 customer reviews.

Category: Cooking

 

 

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

35 MORE Amazing Favorites, From Our Families to Yours.

Our first cookbook “35 Great Recipes You Wish Your Mother Made” became a#1 BESTSELLER, so we’ve put together 35 MORE of our most delicious family favorites for you – amazing recipes that would make mom proud.

You can make restaurant-quality recipes at home while feeling like you’re being guided by a friend! Time with family, just like great food, should be enjoyed. There are too many complicated diets trying to ruin your day. Relax, take a break, and treat yourself.

Come with us again and discover the fun and flavor in these old-school family recipes.

It’s ALL in here, 35 MORE of our BEST:

• MORE Quick and easy, tasty treats.
• MORE Elaborate fine dining recipes.
• MORE Italian, Mexican and Latin American Favorites
• Simple healthy guacamole, amazing crab cakes, perfect pesto pizza and other unique family treasures, you’ll love!
• PLUS Kids’ favorites like Uncle Sal’s Gooey Butter Cookies too!

But, getting it right takes more than just a recipe. There are the secret spices and little in-the-family instructions and priceless advice passed down to us. Don’t worry, though. We took careful notes and included all that loving advice in this book for you. Notes like

“Use fresh ingredients. Don’t rush. Follow the recipe completely the first time you make it. Experiment the second time.”

Simple, yet we tend to forget them. Our mothers knew we needed those reminders. They always know, don’t they?

Pour a glass of wine and enjoy cooking for your family as everybody gathers around the kitchen again, to chat and play like we did when we were kids.

And the reason we loved the food, was:

It was made with love – that’s the Secret.

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Jubilee’s Journey, by Bette Lee Crosby, 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 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 110 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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FROM THE USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SPARE CHANGE…Book 2 in the Wyattsville Series. WINNER OF THE 2014 ROYAL PALM LITERARY AWARD & FPA PRESIDENT’S BOOK AWARD GOLD MEDAL!

When tragedy strikes a West Virginia coal mining family, two orphaned children start out on a trek that they hope will lead them to a new life. Before a day passes, the children are separated and the boy is caught up in a robbery not of his making. If his sister can find him, she may be able to save him. The problem is she’s only seven years old, and what detective is going to believe a kid?

Jubilee’s Journey, Book Two in the Wyattsville Series, is a saga of discovering lost family and finding love that reconnects readers with Ethan Allen and the cozy heart-warming characters of SPARE CHANGE.

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She’s Not You, by Mimi Barbour, 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 31 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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Sick and alone with her three-year-old daughter at Christmastime, Belle Foster needs help. When her neighbor’s brother gets involved, she welcomes the soft-spoken good-looker into her world. Rescuing her kidnapped daughter isn’t part of the deal, but any man willing to babysit his sister’s menagerie of pets and cares that much about a stranger’s baby is a guy she wants to get to know much better.
Jesse has only loved one woman in his life. Years ago, she left him with a broken heart, a crippling dependency and too many poignant memories. No one can replace her. No other woman has ever come close. So why does this loving mom continually sneak into his head? And why can’t he shake her loose? One needy girl in his life, a sister who expects him to live on a pedestal, is enough for any man.

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Is Your Chair Killing You?, by Kent Burden, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 47 customer reviews.

Category: Non-Fiction

 

 

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

Sitting for extended periods of time is as bad for your health as smoking cigarettes. And doing your workout plan for 30-60 minutes a day is not enough to undo the damage from extended periods of sitting. Is Your Chair Killing You? reveals shocking new research showing that sitting for long periods greatly increases your risk of developing obesity, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancer and other lifestyle diseases. Your body was designed to move constantly over the course of the day, but most of us sit for hours a day at work and at home! What you really need is to exercise at work! Fitness and wellness expert and award-winning author Kent Burden has created brief, simple movements that allow you to workout at work daily to combat the damaging effects of sitting. This simple program of exercise for weight loss done for 1-5 minutes each hour will burn calories, energize and refresh you, and you won’t even break a sweat. Includes tips and practical tools:

-Simple tools like a fitness ball instead of a regular chair can help you burn calories
-How to exercise while you work
-How to get rid of back pain by moving just a few minutes every hour
-How reducing your body weight will give you more energy and help you live longer

Read this book—you’ll be healthier in as little as 8 minutes a day.

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The Card Counter, by James Kipling, 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 232 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery / Thriller

 

 

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

Jake Walker has pressures coming at him from all sides. A long-time homicide detective for the city, he’s also a divorced father of three kids. With the kind of work he does, family life often takes a back seat. This is certainly the case when the bodies of the most outstanding players on the State College football team start being discovered brutally murdered.

Why would anyone want to murder these guys? Detective Walker has to put family and everything else aside to solve these crimes before anyone else falls victim to this vicious killer the press is now calling “The Card Counter”.

As each victim turns up, the case becomes more traumatic and bizarre. The killer has a point to make and will continue to make people pay with their lives . . . until Walker and the rest of the city GETS IT!! Find out who is murdered next and follow Detective Walker until he uncovers the truth behind these killings, the twisted motive for this murderous rampage.

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Card Counter.

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A Cat Out of Egypt: The Prequel to Yeshua’s Cat, by C. L. Francisco, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 5 out of 5 stars based 7 customer reviews.

Category: Christian Historical Fiction

 

 

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

A Cat Out of Egypt: The Prequel to Yeshua’s Cat

“On a cold winter’s night when the heavens almost seemed to reach down and touch the Earth, a child was born in a stable . . . and many miles away, as her last kitten struggled into the world, the Great Cat Who Is Bast saw the star and wondered.”

C.L. Francisco’s new novel, A Cat Out of Egypt, is a magical tale of Jesus’ “lost” years in Egypt. The feline narrator, Miw, is an Egyptian cat from the great temple at Bubastis, born under the Christ Child’s star. After corrupt priests plot her death, Miw escapes with Tikos, priestess of Bast, to a Jewish village, where Miw’s battle against a deadly scorpion wins the gratitude of Yeshua’s family. But when Tikos faces down an Egyptian mob, she betrays their location. She and Miw flee south, and Yeshua’s family, warned in a dream to leave Egypt, go with them. Pursuit escalates until both Egyptians and Romans are spreading nets to catch Miw, and a cadre of dark priests who stalked Yeshua at his birth stumble onto his trail while tracking Miw. A powerful Nabataean caravan leader joins Miw in defending Yeshua and his family against forces determined to destroy the child before he can reach Israel. The peril overshadowing his friends drives Yeshua deep within himself to realize many of his gifts at an early age, quickening self-awareness far beyond his years.

A Cat Out of Egypt is the second in the series, Yeshua’s Cats, the prequel to The Gospel According to Yeshua’s Cat, a story of Jesus of Nazareth told by a cat he carries hidden in his robes. Yeshua’s Cat has received consistently enthusiastic reviews since its publication in November, 2013, including 4½-star reviews from both Indie Reader and Self Publishing Review. Like Yeshua’s Cat, A Cat Out of Egypt combines theological subtlety, historical accuracy, and the perceptive observations of a companion cat.

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Silver, by Steven Savile, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 60 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

“There is a plague coming….For forty days and forty nights fear shall savage the streets. Those steeped in sin shall burn. The dying begins now”

With this chilling message a wave of terror unlike anything the world has ever seen sweeps the streets of Europe. Thirteen martyrs burn themselves alive in thirteen major cities simultaneously.

And this is just the beginning.

A religious cult calling itself the Disciples of Judas has risen in the Middle East. They twist the words of ancient prophecies to drive home the fear. Everything you believe in will be proved wrong. Everything you hold true will fail.

Day by day the West wakes to increasingly harrowing acts of terror. As fear cripples the capitals of Europe, the only question is where will be the next to fall? London? Rome? Berlin?

In a race against time – believing the terrorists intend to assassinate the Pope – Sir Charles Wyndham’s unique Special Ops team, codename Ogmios, track a labyrinthine course through truth, shades of truth and outright lies that takes them from the backstreets of London to the shadow of Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin and all the way into the heart of the Holy See itself.

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Against Her Will, by Peter Martin, has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 66 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery
 

 

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

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

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Startling Connections, by Peter M. Leschner, 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 15 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Has a single defining moment ever led to a chain of events that dramatically changed your life forever?

Larry lived an uneventful life as a commodity trader in New York City until a sudden tragic incident during a routine dinner with a friend connected him to Sofia, the beautiful and intriguing woman of his dreams.

Their ensuing relationship unravels a sequence of life-changing events. Sofia is mysteriously abducted by a global terrorist organization about to launch an attack of unprecedented dimensions. Though ill prepared for such a journey, Larry’s love for Sofia and his fear of losing her force him to embark on a dangerous quest filled with thrilling non-stop action as he travels to the ends of the earth to try to find Sofia, get her back and thwart the terrorist organization’s diabolical plans.

Startling Connections is more than just a page-turning thriller filled with twists and turns. It reminds us that terrorism is a tragic plague that must be confronted and defeated not only by force, but also through victories over the minds of its perpetrators.

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The Note, by Richard Rudomanski, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 254 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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Nora Williams discovers her husband of forty-four years stroke-ridden and comatose in their home in rural New York. In his pocket she finds the cause–a blackmail note.

Robert’s in a medically induced coma in the ICU, unable to speak. Nora, devastated by her husband’s condition, and shocked by the allegations written in The Note, is now faced with the daunting task of uncovering the truth behind her husband’s past. But the investigation becomes pitted between Nora’s denial and her daughter’s persistence to unearth the facts. They will soon discover, hidden within the decades of deception, there is a secret so powerful it could tear the entire family–apart!

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

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The Fiction Writer’s Handbook, by Shelly Lowenkopf, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 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 25 customer reviews.

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

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

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Lords of Honor, by K. R. Richards, 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 65 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

Through no fault of their own, Avalon Society member, Micah Wychcombe, Viscount Wincanton, and Lady Elizabeth “Libby” Darrington find themselves in a compromising situation. Micah offers for Libby out of gentlemanly duty and honor. In another situation that involves honor, fellow Avalon Society member, Lyon Ravenscroft, the Earl of Amesbury, must offer for Miss Sophia Hart.

The Avalon Society soon realizes the mysterious brown-coated men who plagued them recently in Glastonbury are once again pursuing them. It becomes clear the Brown Coats are after their recent finds and acquisitions. The Brown Coat numbers increase and their attacks become vicious. The Avalon Society members discover the leaders of the brown-coated army are anonymous heads of a secret order of powerful men in prominent positions.

When their loved ones and families become targets, the Avalon Society must join forces with the Crown to stop their enemies. Can they discover the identities of the leaders and stop the attacks? Will the two newlywed couples find happiness in their new circumstances?

The Lords of Avalon series follows the Avalon society members on their quest for ancient secrets hidden in magical Glastonbury and South West England. With a rich cast of unforgettable characters, set against the backdrop of late Regency England, The Lords of Avalon series is an adventurous romp full of danger and romance.

Click here to pick up your copy of Lords of Honor.

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Whisper of Memory, by Brinda Berry, 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 15 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult Sci-fi Romance

 

 

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

Weapons training and winter formals… a deadly combination

All Mia ever wanted was to fit in at Whispering Woods High. But being a portal-finder who dates a guy from another dimension sort of makes it hard. Mia’s brother disappeared over a year ago, and now agents from the IIA are policing people’s movements through dimensions. She’d trusted Dr. Bleeker from the local university when he’d told her the IIA were the bad guys. But even a girl with an extraordinary ability to sense things can make mistakes.

Now two people are dead, and as a portal gatekeeper for the IIA, Mia needs to find Dr. Bleeker before he hurts anyone else. And her boyfriend Regulus, an Agent for the IIA, carries secrets of his own. Between learning about weaponry, finding the perfect dress for the winter formal, and catching bad guys, who has time to fit in?

Click here to pick up your copy of Whisper of Memory.

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Regulation 19, by P.T. Hylton, 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 101 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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Frank Hinkle is thrilled when he is unexpectedly released from prison, but after a few days in his hometown he’s going to wish he had stayed safely behind bars.

Things have changed in Rook Mountain, Tennessee, since Frank went away. His brother Jake has been missing for seven years, a fact no one bothered to share with Frank. His fun-loving buddy Will is now a somber man known for his violent enforcement of the town’s bizarre new laws. Frank’s sister-in-law Christine has a freezer chest containing a collection of illegal objects and a severed head.

As Frank will soon learn, the only thing worse than being in Rook Mountain is being outside of it. Outside of town is where the Unfeathered sing their terrible song and wait for night to fall.

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Defining Destiny, by Deanna Chase, 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 70 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

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

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Deanna Chase, the first book in the Destiny series.

When destiny fails…

Singer-songwriter Lucy Moore thought her life was perfect. At just twenty-one, she’s already met her soul mate and together they’ve landed a recording contract. But when her father dies and the love of her life betrays her in more ways than one, she returns home to pick up the pieces. On the shores of Mendocino, California, Lucy has some decisions to make. Should she start a solo career? Or should she leave it all behind for some semblance of normalcy in the quiet town she grew up in? And what about Seth, the tortured artist who always seems to be there when she needs him?

Seth Keenan has demons of his own. Eighteen months ago, he was involved in a horrific accident that he never talks about. His career as an accomplished oil-paint artist has been abandoned, replaced by the buzz of his tattoo gun. And women—well, he never sticks around for longer than a few hours of pleasure… until he meets Lucy. After one evening of listening to her seductive voice, he’s pulled under. But what about the vow he made to never get close to anyone again?

In a world where everyone has one true soul mate, can these two find love in the arms of each other?

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The Delta Chain, by Iain Edward Henn, 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 44 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Washed from the ocean…identities unknown…who were they?

The body of a young woman is washed ashore on a secluded beach. She does not fit the description of anyone on Missing Persons lists. Fingerprints, dental records and DNA provide no leads.

Detective Adam Bennett discovers a pattern of similar cases – unidentified bodies found along the coasts of Australia and the United States, and he is determined to solve the mystery.

These are six young men and women who seem to have never existed.

When her brother meets a terrifying death in the wilderness, Kate Kovacs employs her IT skills to help track the killers. A baffling link is found between these two cases, leading Adam and Kate on a labyrinth trail to a scientific research centre, to a Washington power elite, and to a secret reaching back over thirty years to a war-ravaged Vietnam.

Ruthless forces are gathering, and they will stop at nothing to keep the secret hidden. Adam and Kate just became their targets…

THE DELTA CHAIN is a suspense thriller and an enigma with a scientific edge, combining murder and conspiracy that leads to an explosive climax.

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Delta Ghost, by Tim Stevens, 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 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 23 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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JOE VENN RETURNS in book 2 of the acclaimed crime thriller series…

Two years after the explosive events of OMEGA DOG, Joe Venn, Marine and former Chicago police lieutenant, is heading up the New York Police Department’s elite Division of Special Projects. His job is to investigate crimes of a sensitive, political nature.

While conducting a sting operation to bring down a corrupt landlord with council connections, Venn discovers all is not as it seems. Why has a drug dealer associated with the landlord been shot dead – moments after Venn learned of his existence? And why are Venn’s attempts to investigate the matter further being blocked from on high?

Danny Clune is an amateur rock music historian from England, touring the United States for research purposes. He’s also a liar, a thief, and on the run from Diego Salazar, the most powerful drug baron in Mexico.

And he’s in way over his head…

Venn’s and Clune’s paths collide in New York, and after a series of violent encounters, Venn realizes that in order to get to the bottom of the conspiracy that’s unfolding, he and his sidekicks are going to have to go off the grid.

Which means putting themselves beyond the reach of the law… and in the way of a narcotics cartel so ruthless, it will stop at nothing to achieve its goals.

As events hurtle toward a terrifying climax in South Texas, Venn finds himself having to rely on his wits, on his desperate determination to see the mission through… and on the help of a kid he can never entirely trust.

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The Highlander’s Hope, by Cali MacKay, 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 on 474 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

When Dr. Catriona Ross discovers clues to a long lost highland treasure, her only hope of finding the jewels is to obtain the help of Scotland’s most eligible bachelor and playboy, Iain MacCraigh.

Iain can’t believe his luck when he finds out the jewels are hidden away somewhere on his land– and it doesn’t hurt that the historian looking for them has curves to go with her smarts. With his brother betting the family fortune, this is the life line he desperately needs.

The odds are against them, and with word getting out about the jewels, they’re not the only ones on the hunt. Time’s running out, but can they learn to trust each other, or will they lose the jewels and true love in the process?

* This is Book One in the The Highland Heart Series and was previously titled The Hunt. It is a complete novel that can stand alone and does not end on any cliffhangers. *

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Highlander’s Hope.

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Cruxim, by Karin Cox, 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 125 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal Romance / Dark Fantasy

 

 

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

A MYSTERIOUS, MYTHOLOGICAL PAST

Amedeo is Cruxim, an enigmatic, immortal fallen angel who knows little about his dark past apart from a curious prophecy and an unremitting lust for blood. Destined to seek redemption as a vampire hunter, he nourishes his insatiable blood lust on the undead. But when the object of his erotic passion, the novice nun Joslyn, is turned into a vampire and enters a coven, Amedeo’s worlds collide. Shattered by the loss of his beloved, the dark hunter vows to wage an epic battle to rid the world of nosferatu once and for all, even if it destroys his vampire romance with Josyln, and even Joslyn herself.

A DARK QUEST FOR A DARK ANGEL

Joining dark angel Amedeo on his mission to decimate the undead is Sabine. As passionate, headstrong, romantic and immortal as she is, she is also half-woman, half-lioness. As a Sphinx—a winged guardian once believed to be a myth—she has protected mortals from vampires since sin saw mortals evicted from the Garden of Eden. Yet Sabine comes to the battle pursued by her own enemies. Archaeologist Dr. Claus Gandler has learned the secret of Sabine’s past and has vowed to torment her for eternity or find a way to destroy this dark huntress forever.

IMMORTAL EVER AFTER?

Captured and tortured by the evil doctor, Amedeo and Sabine are paraded as sideshow freaks in Gandler’s Circus of Curiosities, a travelling freak show. Only vampire Joslyn has the power to intercede. Will she prove this dark angel’s redemption, or his destruction?

Set in 18th Century Europe, this epic saga of forbidden love plays out amid a mighty battle of good against evil, fallen angel against nosferatu devil, and reason against madness in an adventure fantasy series a critic from Literary R&R described as “like the next Anne Rice series. There’s a love story alongside some pretty gruesome and evil stuff ” and others have called “compelling … dark, visceral and not for the squeamish.”

Click here to pick up your free copy of Cruxim.

 

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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 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!

Second Summer, by Shirleen Davies, has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 41 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Second Summer, Book One in the MacLarens of Fire Mountain Contemporary Romance Series

In this passionate Contemporary Romance, author Shirleen Davies introduces her readers to the modern day MacLarens starting with Heath MacLaren, the head of the family.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Talisman Trilogy Omnibus, by Brenda Pandos, is regularly $6.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

What if your destiny meant the one you loved would die?

Julia Parker would trade her secret gift to feel others emotions in a heartbeat, especially half the horny guys in school.

After running out of gas and having no choice but to walk through the woods home, she feels something no one should feel: blood-lust. When trying to escape, she falls off a cliff. Who comes to her rescue? None other than a hot guy with super human strength. Only problem is, he’s there when you need him and gone when you want him.

Julia tries to forget what happened, but starts losing friends to these monsters. Unable to ask her rescuer for help, she has nowhere else to turn. Advice from a creepy psychic tells her she alone is the key to stopping the madness, problem is it’ll require her rescuer’s life. Great.

THE TALISMAN TRILOGY is a clean paranormal romance
Cliffhanger-free
HEA

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/us5vq2 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Talisman Trilogy Omnibus.

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God Bless the Child, by Katie Leone, 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 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 37 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

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

Sometimes tragedy changes a life for the better.

If you find reading Dave Pelzer “A Child Called ‘It'” and Cathy Glass “Cry Silent Tears” rewarding than this heartwarming story of overcoming the past and finding acceptance will keep you up all night turning the pages as you run the gamut of emotions.

Jeremy Bergeron is a four year old boy who will do anything to earn the love of his parents. But that is a love that they are unable or unwilling to give. Suffering from the neglect of his mother and the physical abuse from his father, Jeremy does everything in his power to survive.

Chase Milan is a rookie K-9 police officer. His job is to confront evil and get it off the streets. He knows about crime, but he has never before had to deal with its aftermath. With his canine partner, Neesa, Chase doesn’t realize the struggles that come with picking up the pieces once tragedy has torn through a life. With the squeeze of a trigger, two lives heading on different paths converge and Chase learns exactly what it’s like to pick up the pieces and build a life that has been shattered by violence.

Because he is signed up to be a foster parent, he gets temporary custody of the child. But his wife is unable to deal with a child who fears every shadow and finds comfort in hiding behind the sofa. When atop all the other issues, questions about his gender identity make the family question everything they once believed was certain. Chase was only supposed to take Jeremy into his home for a week as social services locate the next of kin, but his life will never be the same again.

GOD BLESS THE CHILD is a story that will both touch and challenge you, a story that will have you tap into your deepest emotions. A novel that dares to ask the question “How far will you go to make sure a child
grows up happy and healthy?”

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Gotcha Detective Agency Mysteries Boxed Set , by Jamie Lee Scott, is regularly $4.99 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 129 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

From USA Today Bestselling author Jamie Lee Scott’s Gotcha Detective Agency Mysteries. Three crime fiction and murder mystery series best sellers for one low price.

Let Us Prey – book 1
Mimi Capurro is trying to put her life back together after the sudden death of her husband. Using the skills she learned as a secret service agent, she runs the Gotcha Detective Agency, along with her skilled computer forensics partner Charles Parks. Gotcha specializes in executive protection (bodyguards), and tailing cheating spouses.

Nick Christianson is running from the demons of his past, and that has put him back in his old stomping grounds in Salinas, CA. Nick has transferred from the San Francisco Homicide Division and is now adjusting to this new police department.

Mimi never expects to run into her old college flame Nick, when she takes on an executive protection case for New York Times bestselling author Lauren Silke. But when Lauren’s assistant is murdered, the homicide case, along with Mimi, land in Nick’s lap. Will Mimi and Nick be able to solve this murder without killing each other first?

Textual Relations – book 2
Mimi Capurro, owner of Gotcha Detective Agency, hasn’t seen her old college flame since they teamed up to find a killer several months earlier. Now, after breaking and entering into an alleged predator’s home, Mimi and Charles find a murder victim on the floor in his bedroom. When homicide detective Nick Christianson and his new partner, Piper Mason, arrive on the scene, this is not the way Mimi expected to see Nick again.

Even though it’s his job, Nick is loath to find the killer. That is until a teenage girl with ties to the victim disappears. Now Mimi, Nick and Charles race against the clock to find the killer and hopefully find the girl in the process.

Death of a Sales Rep – book 3
Mimi and Charles take some time off from the detective agency to help Charles’ friend, Anthony DeLuca, sell his exclusive line of voodoo dolls at a trade show in San Francisco. Mimi is less than thrilled to find out Charles has invited Nick Christianson to come along.

But as luck may have it, Mimi finds the body of a dead sales rep. When Anthony is implicated in the suspicious death, Mimi investigates her way, and NIck goes off with his old partner at the SFPD to investigate with them.
With so many viable suspects, who wanted this sales rep dead?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/gotchadetective into your web browser to pick up your copy of Gotcha Detective Agency Mysteries Boxed Set.

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Jazz Funeral, by Julie Smith, 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 on 245 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

The THIRD book in the Edgar Award-winning Skip Langdon mystery series by Julie Smith.

EVERYBODY LOVED EASYGOING HAM BROCATO, PRODUCER OF THE FAMED NEW ORLEANS JAZZFEST. SO HOW DID HE END UP STABBED TO DEATH ON HIS KITCHEN FLOOR?

New Orleans Homicide Detective Skip Langdon just happens to be on hand when Ham’s body is discovered in the middle of his own party the evening before the Fest. To complicate the already murky case, the victim’s sixteen-year-old blues musician sister has disappeared, and Skip suspects that if the young woman isn’t the murderer, she’s in mortal danger from the person who is. So Task One is finding Melody, ambitious, unhappy at home, and determined to break from her family.

As she probes the victim’s tangled relationships, Skip finds a Southern family to rival any in Tennessee Williams, including Ham’s live-in lover, feisty and swiftly rising star Ti-Belle Thiebaud; his father George, enmeshed with family members in a bitter disagreement over the family’s lucrative Po’ Boy chain; and Patty, his distraught stepmother.

In this tale of southern kinships gone awry, she’s assisted by her long-distance love, Steve Steinman, and her gay landlord, Jimmy Dee. Meanwhile, Melody’s dangerous yet exhilarating journey tugs at the heart and raises the pulse rate.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Jazz Funeral.

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The Billionaire Wins The Game, by Melody Anne, 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 1,134 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Joseph Anderson has decided it’s time for his three successful sons to find brides. Joseph wants grandchildren to fill his mansion, and he wants them immediately. His eldest son, Lucas, is successful in all areas of his life, except love, and Joseph begins matchmaking. He finds Amy Harper and deems her the perfect daughter-in-law. He just needs to get her and Lucas to both realize they’re made for each other.

Lucas Anderson is wealthy, sexy, and stubborn. He has no desire to have any woman enter his life, causing chaos, or using his family’s name. Many women have tried, and he’s been successful in finding out who they are beneath their false smiles.

Amy Harper was raised in tragic circumstances and doesn’t like pampered, rich men who have been handed everything with a silver spoon. She spent years finishing her education and then received a job with the Anderson Corporation. She instantly doesn’t like her incredibly sexy boss, who is arrogant and thinks every woman should fall at his feet.

When Amy becomes pregnant after one reckless night of passion, she’s scared he’ll take the baby and run. Lucas is demanding, and used to getting his way, but Amy has just the right amount of spark to ignite his fuse, and challenges him each step of the way.

Lucas’s father, Joseph, and his brothers Alex and Mark, offer laughter, love, and support. With the love of Lucas’s family, who aren’t only rich and successful, but also kind and giving, Amy starts to realize that being wealthy doesn’t make or break a man, and starts to picture the happily ever after she never believed in for herself.

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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 London Stories, a new three-book box set collection by Helen Smith, is regularly $6.99 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 9 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

THREE SISTERS. Join twenty-six year old amateur sleuth Emily Castles at a bonfire night party hosted by a mysterious troupe of performers as she conducts her first murder investigation.

In SHOWSTOPPERS, Emily investigates blackmail and murder at a London stage school.

In REAL ELVES, Emily has fifteen minutes to solve a puzzle in a London department store that will stop Christmas being ruined for a young child.

Helen Smith has created a great little cozy series with the charming Emily Castles. Criminal Element

Readers of M C Beaton and Alexander McCall Smith will enjoy discovering a new author in this entertaining British mystery series.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ar8l8l into your web browser to pick up your copy of The London Stories.

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Broken Realms, by D. W. Moneypenny, 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 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

Mara Lantern doesn’t believe in metaphysical powers and alternate realities. That’s about to change.

After a jetliner plunges into the Columbia River near Portland, Oregon, everyone survives. So why do crash investigators have a hangar full of bodies, one for each passenger except Mara? Before the plane goes down, she glimpses a new reality, one with scales and snouts, fangs and gills. She sees a boy running down the aisle carrying a ball of blue light, chased by a girl who could be her clone. By trying to help, she unwittingly unleashes dozens of creatures on an unsuspecting world and sparks a series of events that threatens her life, her family and everything she believes. To save them, she has to embrace a power she cannot comprehend.

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

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Must Love Breeches: A Time Travel Romance, by Angela Quarles, 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 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 28 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

She’s finally met the man of her dreams. There’s only one problem: he lives in a different century.

HOW FAR WOULD YOU TRAVEL FOR LOVE?

A mysterious artifact zaps Isabelle Rochon to pre-Victorian England, but before she understands the card case’s significance a thief steals it. Now she must find the artifact, navigate the pitfalls of a stiffly polite London, keep her time-traveling origins a secret, and resist her growing attraction to Lord Montagu, the Vicious Viscount so hot, he curls her toes.

To Lord Montagu nothing makes more sense than keeping his distance from the strange but lovely Colonial. However, when his scheme for revenge reaches a stalemate, he convinces Isabelle to masquerade as his fiancée. What he did not bargain on is being drawn to her intellectually as well as physically.

Lord Montagu’s now constant presence overthrows her equilibrium and her common sense. Isabelle thought all she wanted was to return home, but as passion flares between them, she must decide when her true home–as well as her heart–lies.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/r3d3kg into your web browser to pick up your copy of Must Love Breeches: A Time Travel Romance.

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Ladd Springs, by Dianne Venetta, 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 282 customer reviews.

Category: Cozy Mystery / Romance

 

 

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

Delaney Wilkins finds herself at odds with hotel developer Nick Harris over a deathbed promise and a mysterious find in the Tennessee forest. Both are after title to Ladd Springs, a mecca of natural springs, streams and trails in the eastern Tennessee mountains, a tract of land worth millions. But Ernie Ladd, current owner of the property and uncle to Delaney, is adamantly opposed to them both.

Felicity Wilkins, Delaney’s daughter, deserves to inherit her family’s legacy, but neighbor Clem Sweeney is working against her, ingratiating himself with Ernie Ladd. Clem is also harboring a secret that will make him a very wealthy man—unless the others stop him before he can bring it to fruition.

Complicating matters is Annie Owens. Ex-girlfriend to Jeremiah Ladd, Ernie’s estranged son lining in Atlanta, she declares her daughter Casey is Jeremiah’s, making Casey every bit as entitled to the property as Felicity—only Annie hasn’t proven this claim. Yet.

All are fighting to get the property, but only one will walk away with the gold.

Click here to pick up your copy of Ladd Springs.

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30 Great Recipes with 15 Dinner Menus for – Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Valentine’s Day & Easter!, by Jenny Collins, 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 14 reviews.

Category: Cooking

 

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

Thanksgiving Recipes, Christmas Recipes, New Years Recipes & So Much More!

Organisation is the key to having a stress free time in the kitchen during any major holiday celebration.

Inside this book – 30 Great Recipes with 15 Dinner Menus for – Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Valentines Day & Easter you will find tasty recipes for Starters, Main Dishes and Desserts for all of the above occasions.

Also included are three, 3-Course set dinner menu ideas for each occasion or you can simply make up your own menu from the listed recipes for each occasion.

Take the stress and panic out of holiday cooking and prepare some of the wonderful dishes that are inside this recipe book.

You can use it if you are planning a quiet time for the celebrations or are having lots of family and friends over for a dinner party.

Some of the delicious recipes included in this book are:

Grilled Bell Peppers Italian Style
Homemade Salmon Pâté with Melba Toast
Magnificent Moorish Mussels
Lamb Shanks with Carrot and Parsnip Mash
Perfect Pork and Crispy Crackling with Homemade Pesto
Perfect Roast Turkey Every Time
A Fragrant and Aromatic Lamb Curry
Spicy Middle Eastern Chicken
Raspberry and Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
Alcohol Free Tiramisu
Individual Baked Alaska
Chocolate Orange Soufflés
Balsamic Strawberries
A Thanksgiving Treacle Tart

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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 Philosophical Detective, by Bruce Hartman is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 19 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967. Nick Martin has just started graduate school when he’s dragooned into serving as the driver, guide and confidant of a blind poet by the name of Jorge Luis Borges. Together they must address an extraordinary series of crimes and the equally baffling conundrums of literature and philosophy, including Zeno’s paradoxes, the mind/body problem, and the mysteries of destiny, personal identity and artistic creation. Nick plays the parts of Watson, Sancho Panza, Dante and Stephen Daedalus, and before the story ends he hears the last tale of Scheherazade and finds the love of his life. Forty-five years later, struggling with pain and grief, he looks back with wonder at the magical year when he wandered into the labyrinth and took his first steps to self-understanding.

Lighthearted but deeply serious, The Philosophical Detective is a unique journey into the visionary world of a genius.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/g15psg into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Philosophical Detective.

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The Love Letter, by Erica Matthews, 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 15 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

A sweet, contemporary romance.

Sabrina is thrilled to return to the island where she spent so many summers as a child. Here she can forget the episode that nearly got her kicked out of college. Tybee Island is the last place she expects to meet the one person who has intimate knowledge of the worst moment of her life.

Meredith comes to the island for peace and quiet – two things he needs to complete his next bestseller. Unfortunately, his plan is rudely interrupted by the appearance of Sabrina. He can’t seem to elude this puzzling woman who is always in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Will the unexpected reunion of Sabrina and Meredith finally reveal the secrets surrounding the love letter?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/7af4qg into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Love Letter.

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Miami Mummies, by Barbara Silkstone, 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 28 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

MIAMI MUMMIES ~ Book Four in the Wendy Darlin Tomb Raider collection

The legendary mastermind criminal and mummy thief, Kyzer Saucy, strikes again. Part-time tomb raider and full-time real estate broker, Wendy Darlin joins her lover, archaeologist Roger Jolley as they struggle to save a rare Miami mummy from the clutches of this evil genius. Can Saucy be stopped before he kills again? Meanwhile can Wendy keep her promise to Alfred Hiccup as he attempts to transmigrate from the afterlife? Or has Wendy finally made one promise too many?

This book is an homage to the great Alfred Hitchcock…
who is probably turning over in his grave.

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

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Amber Rules, by Mel Curtis, 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 26 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

For years, Amber Rule was the main attraction in her father’s self-help infomercials, his personal before-to-after example of how to transform your life: overweight to svelte adolescent, dependent teen to independent adult, social dork to paparazzi princess. Dooley Rule pointed out all of Amber’s failings – on camera no less – and then made it appear he’d fixed them. He used Amber to sell his personal life coaching services and peddle his motivational books. She had no interest in the Dooley Foundation and the Rules of Attraction it hawked: Choose, Voice, Trust, Welcome. But then her father dies, leaving Amber and the rest of gossip hungry L.A. wondering what celebrity secrets her father kept. All Amber has to do to ensure her secrets are safe, earn her inheritance and return to her normal, paparazzi-free life is improve the mental game of the biggest bad-ass in the NBA, Evan Oliver. Too bad Amber knows nothing about basketball or life coaching. Too bad Evan Oliver is determined to do things his own way, especially when it comes to teaching Amber a new set of rules.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/j23hfc into your web browser to pick up your copy of Amber Rules.

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The Tycoon’s Revenge, by Melody Anne, 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 1,025 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Jasmine Freeman’s world is about to tumble down around her and the one responsible for it is none other than her first love, Derek Titan. She hasn’t seen him in ten years, and they are both going to learn the truth of what happened back then.

Jasmine grew up wealthy and oblivious to the destruction her father caused all around him. Derek was from the wrong side of the tracks. In ten years their lives will be reversed. He is now a multi-billionaire tycoon and she works hard, but barely gets by due to her father’s unethical business practices.

Derek comes seeking revenge and instead finds out he has a half grown son and the woman he’s been angry with for so many years is not who he thought she was. They both fight against the passion they still feel for each other, but in the end it is irresistible.

Come take the journey with Derek and Jasmine as they rediscover a passion that never died and the lies that kept them apart.

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Tycoon’s Revenge.

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The Silent Reporter, by Thomas Fincham, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based 124 customer reviews.

Category Mystery

 

 

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

A reporter investigates the suicide of his professor, only to stumble upon a conspiracy that is bigger than he had imagined.

Hyder Ali, a Muslim-American, is working as a reporter for the Daily Times. Eric Freeland, his old professor and mentor, is found hanging inside his home. Freeland’s daughter, Jessica, shows up asking for Hyder’s help. She believes her father was murdered.

Detective Tom Nolan is assigned the Freeland case. He is an alcoholic who would rather sit in a bar and get drunk than work on the case.

What looks like an apparent suicide soon turns into something more sinister when Hyder, Jessica, and Nolan begin searching for the truth.

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Silent Reporter.

 

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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 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!

Purified, by Brian Robert Smith, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 87 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

“There’s no use trying to escape. You’re miles from anywhere. You have no clothes, no food, no money… You’re dead, Mason.”

Mason Bushing died over a year ago, but his life was saved through an unauthorized experiment with a drug called Purify. When he awakens in a strange place, all Mason wants is his old life back. His plans change after he discovers his wife is more interested in the insurance money than seeing him alive. His best friend doesn’t believe his story, and after he almost kills his wife’s new boyfriend, fraud and assault charges loom.

When a detective is assigned the case, his suspicions are raised by lies, disturbing coincidences, and related homicides. Mason becomes his prime suspect, and he’s forced to run again.

Imagine having to run from someone who saved your life. Imagine everyone thinking you’re dead, and waking up to questions, accusations, conspiracies and murder. What would you do if you were Purified?

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

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Please Me, Cowboy, by Megan Crane, 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 38 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Gracelyn Baylee Packard got herself away from her dirt-poor Montana roots as soon as she could. Now – although she’s never actually met the man – she works in Texas for billionaire Jonah Flint.

When Jonah summons her to inform her it’s her lucky day, because she’s going back with him to her home state as his guide, Gracelyn doesn’t exactly see his proposition in the same light. So what if he needs her to infiltrate the tight community of a small Montana town to save his brother from a pre-nup-less marriage?

It’s the last place on earth either one of them would ever go willingly, yet Gracelyn and Jonah discover that in Marietta they just might find exactly what neither one of them was looking for…

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

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Dying Eyes, by Ryan Casey, 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 out of 5 stars based on 15 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

What secrets hide behind dying eyes?

With the Christmas and New Year chaos out of the way, it’s time for the Preston Police Department to put their feet up and return to normality.

But for DS Brian McDone, there is no respite from the frenzy. An unidentified young woman is found brutally murdered in a seedy section of the city, her body laced with bruises, her sharp fingernails digging into her palms. Her eyes are staring up at something in pure fear.

Nobody knows who she is.

As Brian and his team begin to piece together the clues, the answers lead him to places he would least expect. The further Brian digs, one question soon becomes apparent: who can he trust? The answer, it seems, may be life-threatening.

The first in a new series from author Ryan Casey, Dying Eyes is a dark detective mystery with complex characters and a twisting, turning plot that is sure to please fans of the crime thriller genre. If you enjoy hit Danish TV phenomenon, The Killing, you’ll love Dying Eyes.

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Fashionably Dead, by Robyn Peterman, 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 1,266 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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Vampyres don’t exist. They absolutely do not exist.

At least I didn’t think they did ‘til I tried to quit smoking and ended up Undead. Who in the hell did I screw over in a former life that my getting healthy equates with dead?

Now I’m a Vampyre. Yes, we exist whether we want to or not. However, I have to admit, the perks aren’t bad. My girls no longer jiggle, my ass is higher than a kite and the latest Prada keeps finding its way to my wardrobe. On the downside, I’m stuck with an obscenely profane Guardian Angel who looks like Oprah and a Fairy Fighting Coach who’s teaching me to annihilate like the Terminator.

To complicate matters, my libido has increased to Vampyric proportions and my attraction to a hotter than Satan’s underpants killer rogue Vampyre is not only dangerous . . . it’s possibly deadly. For real dead. Permanent death isn’t on my agenda. Avoiding him is my only option. Of course, since he thinks I’m his, it’s easier said than done. Like THAT’S not enough to deal with, all the other Vampyres think I’m some sort of Chosen One.

Holy Hell, if I’m in charge of saving an entire race of blood suckers, the Undead are in for one hell of a ride.

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Sea Scoundrel, by Annette Blair, 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 302 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

SEA SCOUNDREL, Knave of Hearts, One of Four

–Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, but her intended died before she arrived. Penniless and stranded, she found only one way to get home: Bring rich American Misses to England to find them titled husbands. At the ship, she realized their mothers expected each to wed the Marquess of Andover. She’d seek an introduction. On the journey, Captain Grant St. Benedict was anything but friendly. Just because her girls caused a few mishaps? Grant had never met a woman more irritating, or more desirable, than the Lady Patience Kendall. But however dangerous his interest, he couldn’t resist teaching the delicious distraction that independence was nothing to passion.

A history of SEA SCOUNDREL: In 1999, the book, LADY PATIENCE, needed to be cut in half to fit the Precious Gem Line for Kensington Publishing. Now, here in its full award-winning, uncut glory for the first time is the story of the Sea Captain and his Lady.

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