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 in this post – while the pricing of the free status is valid at the time of this posting, please make sure you check the pricing carefully before you press the “buy” button as it could revert back to paid status at any time!

Paper Phoenix, by Michaela Thompson, 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 153 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

First comes divorce, then comes murder…

…or at least sweet thoughts of murder. Maggie Longstreet has plenty of them after slimy, ambitious Richard trades her in for a more recent model. She’s so depressed she can barely get out of bed when Larry Hawkins, a seemingly not-at-all depressed acquaintance, commits suicide out of the blue. Suddenly Maggie goes on high alert, remembering something her evil ex said about Larry—something highly suspicious.

And from there, it’s just a short segué to a bracing new development:

“When some women get divorced they go back to school, I thought. Some do volunteer work at the hospital, or join communes and learn to birth calves. Some have affairs with inappropriate men. My new interest is burglary. Maggie Longstreet, former wife and mother, past president of the Museum Guild, now starting a career as a second-story woman.”

Fortunately, Maggie isn’t alone in her adventure—a very attractive, much younger man proves a lot more fun than Richard ever was. In fact, the real delight of this witty, sly mystery is seeing Maggie come alive again after a suffocating marriage. Set in the’70s, it has a bit of that Mad Men feel of women on the brink of something big. And completely unexpected.

You know Maggie’s going to be okay when she says: “I’d rather have had one of those cute little guns with a mother-of-pearl handle, but this (diamond pin) would have to do. I concealed it in my hand. At least now I was armed—or pinned.”

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/1147 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Paper Phoenix.

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Do the Gods Hear Our Prayers?, by Jeff Henriskson, 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 10 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

After thousands of years of fighting, peace between the light and dark elves is within sight. Ordered by the Overlord to settle their differences, the gods from both sides meet to hammer out a treaty, until the unthinkable happens.

Pawns of the gods above, the human kingdom of Kentar and the last elven kingdom of Armena are thrown into war by the conniving genius of the world’s most powerful thieves guild. Nations rise and fall as pieces move around the board in this high stakes match for domination of the world, and the heavens themselves.

Two elven brothers and a thief are the mortal foot soldiers in this war between Kentar, Armena, and the Talon Guild. The brothers try to right the most grievous of wrongs, not knowing that their true destiny is to save their race, or die trying. The thief is in it for the power, but is the cost too high, or is he willing to make the sacrifice for his own selfish ends? This is a novel of combat, politics, and religion played out on a three-tier stage where mortals try to win the favor of the divine, wondering all the while if the gods hear their prayers.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/qq8k9f into your web browser to pick up your copy of Do the Gods Hear Our Prayers?.

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A Death in Vegas, by Christopher Meeks, is regularly $6.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 10 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

In “A Death in Vegas,” the president of a company that specializes in beneficial bugs for organic gardeners discovers a young woman dead in his Las Vegas hotel suite. She had worked as a sexy lady bug at his convention booth—and he had nothing to do with her death. While that’s being investigated, the FBI raids his booth on a money-laundering scam, which he knows nothing about either. Soon, the coroner doesn’t have good news. The police and FBI are against him—and his wife cannot be found. He flees to find answers and his wife.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/deathinvegas into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Death in Vegas.

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Playing Santa, by H.Y. Hanna, 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 48 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Escape Down Under this Christmas…and find love in Summer Beach, where cold noses touch warm hearts!

Holly stopped believing in Santa Claus long ago… until a house-sitting vacation in Australia rekindles the magic of Christmas. When she rescues a litter of abandoned puppies and meets a handsome veterinarian who captures her heart, she finds herself tempted to give up everything for a chance at love.

The last thing billionaire Dr Nick Forrester expected when helping out at the animal hospital was to meet this pretty American. He knows that they belong together – but with malicious gossip and culture clash coming between them, can he convince Holly that all he wants for Christmas is her?

Click here to pick up your copy of Playing Santa.

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This Doesn’t Happen in the Movies, by Renee Pawlish, 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 358 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

A wannabe private eye with a love of film noir and detective fiction.
A rich, attractive femme fatale.
A missing husband.
A rollicking ride to a dark and daring ending.

Reed Ferguson’s first case is a daring adventure, complete with a dose of film noir, and a lot of humor. With a great supporting cast of the Goofball Brothers, Reed’s not too bright neighbors, and Cal, Reed’s computer geek friend, This Doesn’t Happen In The Movies is detective noir at its best. Follow Reed as he solves crime akin to his cinematic hero, Humphrey Bogart.

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

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

Category: Romance / Religious Fiction

 

 

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

A new collection from some of your favorite inspirational authors:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Any Road Will Take You There, by David Berner, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 27 customer reviews.

Category: Memoirs & Biographies

 

 

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

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

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

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

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/anyroad into your web browser to pick up your copy of Any Road Will Take You There.

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Scandal at Dawn, by Elizabeth Cole, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 78 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/scandalatdawn into your web browser to pick up your copy of Scandal at Dawn.

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

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

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

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

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

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

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True-Life Adventure, by Julie Smith, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 21 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Dalai Lama: A Life Inspired, by Lynn M. Hamilton and Wyatt North, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based 18 customer reviews.

Category: Biography

 

 

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

What does the Dalai Lama’s life teach us?

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

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

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

We can only hope so.

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

 

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Leap of Faith

Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day, Leap of Faith, by Rachel Bukey, 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 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Genre: Mystery

 

 

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

Seattle Times reporter Ann Dexter is always on the hunt for the big story– the one that will catapult her from beat reporter to the Pulitzer Prize. When a wealthy widow jumps to her death from the city’s suicide bridge, leaving all her money to a sketchy new age church and its resident psychic medium, Ann is on the case. Intent on exposing the church as a fraud, Ann signs up for a psychic workshop and finds herself inexplicably drawn to the very man she suspects.

Eager for justice, Ann follows a trail of clues that lead from the board room of a software startup to a Mexican spa and retreat center. Ultimately Ann’s search for the truth brings her face to face with a twisted killer and challenges all of her beliefs about love and life and death.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/112414 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Leap of Faith.

 

About the Author:

 

rachel bukey

 

I grew up in the Midwest but have been in Seattle for most of my adult life. I’m lucky enough to live just a few blocks from Puget Sound where I love to take long romps on the beach with my dog, Phoebe.

Writing has been a passion of mine for many years. I’m thrilled that my first mystery novel, Leap of Faith, has just been released by Rat City Publishing. This is the first in a mystery series featuring Seattle Times Reporter Ann Dexter who is always on the hunt for the big story–the one that will catapult her from beat reporter to the Pulitzer Prize.

I also love to read. Currently I’m reading my way across the country and blogging about it on my website: www.rachelbukey.com/coasttocoastbooks. I enjoy writing about the writing process, reading and life in Seattle on the blog writeinseattle: writeinseattle.wordpress.com. When I’m not writing or reading, I work part-time for a criminal defense lawyer.

You can visit Rachel’s Amazon author page if you click here or type in http://smarturl.it/bukey into your web browser.

 

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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 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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New Releases on Kindle

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

Jericho’s Child: A Cozy Regency Romance, by Jolie Beaumont, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

Sophie Moore has neither title nor fortune, but she hopes her talent for music will come to her aid, now that she is an orphan and must make her way in the world. But when she finds temporary shelter at the Mayfair home of a friend of her deceased father, she finds her practical plans being waylaid by the family’s dashing eldest son, Arthur Wentworth. Arthur, however, is too in love with his cousin, Lady Harrington, to give Sophie more than a glance—until a series of mishaps and misfortunes open his eyes, in the sparkling tradition of a cozy Regency Romance.

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Hope for Her, by Sydney Aaliyah Michelle, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

No one ever expected much from him.

Joshua Elijah Griffin, IV is on his last chance. A stint in rehab and a transfer to a new school has scared him into putting his life on track. He’s determined to live up to his family’s expectations, but on the first day of class, Josh meets a girl, and he knows his father won’t approve, but in Carrington, he sees a kindred spirit. He’s willing to give up everything to be with her.

No one ever thought she was special.

Carrington Olivia Butler is ready to shine. Always in the shadows of her siblings, she goes away to college to break out of her shell. All Carrington wants is to feel special. Josh’s attention is exactly what she craves, but their intense and sometimes volatile relationship is more than what she bargained for.

Josh’s demons return, and Carrington’s feelings fade, but both aren’t ready to give up hope. They give their love one last shot to survive, but hope, may not be enough.

**This book contains adult subject matter. Not intended for young readers.**

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The Next Boston Band, by Michael Fertik, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Literary Fiction

 

 

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

Mekhi Bessel was maybe the top indie promoter in all of Greater Boston. He could get anyone to come to anything. He could get the Saudi kids from BU to show up to a football game at BC. He could get the cokehead finals club WASPs from Harvard to a poetry slam at Chocolate City, the Afro-theme house at MIT. And he knew from experience he could get the Euro-Latins from Emerson to dance salsa in the freezing cold to Israeli rock music in the parking lot outside the Beanpot hockey semi-final. He had been an indiscriminate impresario since his sophomore year in college when he produced his first play and charged for it in violation of Theater Club rules. Now, at 24, he had a whole series of gigs under his belt: nightclubs, rock and roll bands, hockey, football, girl’s lacrosse, good seating at the Head of the Charles, poetry reading, hip-hop (battles, a-cappella, and instrumental), dj’s, album launch, magazine launch, school committee candidate (Alan Price, Democrat, victorious), class day at Lesley University, ill-fated steak-and-live-blues restaurant, not-ill-fated brunch-and-live-blues restaurant, independent movie premieres, and the highly lucrative after-hours party. Boston shut down at 1 a.m., so the party had to go somewhere just as it was getting going. Mekhi found the lofts, bought the liquor, paid the dj, and collected the bar and gate.

This is how he had run afoul of the Tygers brothers. They cooked all the nightlife in Boston. Last night was the first time they had given him such a serious beating.

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Loose Ends, by D. D. VanDyke, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged ex-cop California “Cal” Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. With a shadowy crime lord lurking behind every unexpected clue, Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim.

Loose Ends is book one in a new P. I. mystery series from D. D. VanDyke, a pen name of veteran bestselling technothriller author David VanDyke. Set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cal Corwin novels brim with intrigue and fully fleshed characters from cops and criminals to hit men, oddball family and unexpected allies.

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The National Truth: A Sensational Tabloid Thriller, by Steve Trotter, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Twenty years ago, Dave Taylor quit his job and split town to become a rock star, but wound up a star drunk. Back on the wagon, tail between his legs, he’s back doing that same gig, writing BS for THE NATIONAL TRUTH, America’s most sensational tabloid. But the tall tales TNT publishes take a backseat to the real-life murder & mayhem going down: a transvestite biker nun kills to be a woman; a muffin addict is slain on basilica steps; a hit man is assassinated twice; a fiancée vanishes on a practice honeymoon; and a psycho stalker “schoolgirl” refuses to stay dead. Dave’s world is a wacky thrill ride. Staying alive and sober is a killer.

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Scarred Hearts, by Bonnie Dee, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Two wounded souls find salvation in each another.

At the close of WWI, moonshine and bootlegging rule the night in the Kentucky hills, but two damaged souls manage to find light and love amidst the darkness. Nearly destroyed by a grenade blast, Shadow Robeson returns home from war only to be trapped by family expectations he has no energy to fight—until a secret romance with a loving woman sets him on a new course.

Bound by poverty and a ruined reputation, Lettie Calloway seems destined to spend her days serving at the local tavern. It takes a kind and gentle man entering her life to expand her dreams to the horizon.

Shadow plans to escape the backwoods with Lettie for a new start, but his violent family threatens to destroy the fragile growth of new love. As the couple struggles toward freedom, will they escape this dangerous country before their lives explode?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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More Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

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.

So Go Ahead, BUY THIS BOOK.

We hope you enjoy all our family recipes and can feel the love. That would make mom proud.

(Hint: MORE Bonus Recipes included!)

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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

 

 

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

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

 

 

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

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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/shesnotyou into your web browser to pick up your copy of She’s Not You.

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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ppu6dn into your web browser to pick up your copy of Is Your Chair Killing You?.

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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.

Click here to pick up your free copy of A Cat Out of Egypt: The Prequel to Yeshua’s Cat.

 

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Free & Discounted Kindle Books

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

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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/7588 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Silver.

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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/m7ytr8 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Against Her Will.

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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!

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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

 

 

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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.

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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

 

 

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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?

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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.

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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

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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