Chosen

Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day, Chosen, by Heather Fleener, 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 100 customer reviews.

Genre: Paranormal

 

 

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

Named as one of the 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading in 2014 by Indie AuthorLand

Book #1 in the Ancients of Light series

In the beginning…there were Vampire.

Man’s fall from grace sparked the birth of the Dark creatures from the underworld. To counter the explicit threat to mankind, divinely-created immortals were brought forth. The Witch encompassed seven Castes of power; their magic was most effective against the nefarious agenda pursued by their enemies. Over the thousands of years of war, members of each breed have been swayed to the calling of the other, leaving neither able to claim ultimate victory in its mission.

This first book in the Ancients of Light series establishes the foundation for the events that have brought the Realm to its current circumstance and sets the stage for last days within the war of Ancients. A primeval Prophecy culminates in this era, bringing final resolution to the eternal battle that has waged between the Vampire and Witch, the Light and the Dark.

The Chosen…
Kaitriana’s gift of magic is unrivaled in the Realm. A feisty beauty and descendant of the most powerful Ancient in existence, her birth was foretold ages before her time. Destined to lead the Realm to peace, as she comes to power she is betrayed by her own kind, destroying her birthright and all hope of delivering the Realm from the sinister shadow of the Ancient Darks.

Lorcan is a heralded champion, a mighty warlord within the Vampire species. He is part of the faction that abandoned their Dark beginnings and found purpose in the Ancient Light, though his breed has long been estranged from the Witch that ally with them in battle. His animosity towards the magical immortals is personal – his traitorous mother was a Queen within their ranks. Having long since severed all ties with his former kin, his existence remains plagued by repercussions of her treachery and a secret that threatens to be his downfall.

An Ancient Prophecy tells that only two in all of creation can banish the Darks and bring peace to the Realm. When Kaitriana miraculously appears seeking his protection, Lorcan will be required to forsake his duty and disregard the dictates of the Ancients to shelter the female. To fulfill her role, Kaitriana must rebuild the alliance between her own species and the Vampire, while inducing her arrogant guardian to confront his true nature. Together they must combat the Ancient Dark and surmount the forces within their own factions that would oppose the Prophecy. Their fates have always been intertwined and only when joined with the strength of the other can they triumph over a blood feud that has shadowed the Light for millennia.

About the Ancients of Light series
Chosen is the first in the thirteen books of the Ancients of Light series and is only the beginning of a young Witch’s journey toward developing both the strength of character and magic that will be required to fulfill her prophesied role as leader of the Light faction.

Revelations of nuances in the Prophecy – facets that were never fully comprehended by the Ancients – will continue in successive stories. The culmination of its true meaning in the destiny of the supernatural world of the Realm will only be revealed when Kaitriana is adequately prepared to lead the Warriors now being called together to champion the Light’s purpose.

Familiar characters return for each storyline as the focus turns to a new key couple in every book – a pair that significantly factors into the purpose of Light – however, the story of the Chosen does not end with Book #1. Kaitriana and Lorcan, their growth together as partners in leadership and in love as a couple, will thread through the series as Kaitriana assumes the role that was destined as hers since the beginning.

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About the Author:

 

heather fleener

 

Heather Fleener lives in Indiana with her husband, D.A. and their twins, Thomas and Alexandra. Professionally she has spent her career working in the area of Intellectual Property law.

Reading has been a passion of hers since she was young and she has adored romance novels her entire life. The romantic styles of Judith McNaught and Julie Garwood are her inspiration, though she has read and loved the stories of countless other authors. Her fascination with the paranormal began to form at the young age of six, watching late-night ghost and vampire movies with her Grandpa. Unfortunately, as a result, she also remains afraid of the dark to this day.

Combining her love of epic romances and the supernatural was a natural progression for her overactive imagination. When the idea for the Ancients of Light series began, it was an abstract story line rambling around in her head to help kill a few miles on the treadmill. As the stories and plotlines continued to grow, it finally became necessary to put the words to paper and build the characters that had been living in the Realm and having conversations in her head for months.

The series is a testament to many miles on the treadmill and lots of characters that insist on having their stories told.

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

The Breakers Series: Books 1-3, by Edward W. Robertson, 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 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 584 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

In the Breakers series, humanity faces not one apocalypse, but two: first a lethal pandemic, then a war against those who made the virus. This collection includes the first three books and is over 1000 pages (350,000 words) of post-apocalyptic survival.

BREAKERS (Book 1)

In New York, Walt Lawson is about to lose his girlfriend Vanessa. In Los Angeles, Raymond and Mia James are about to lose their house. Within days, none of it will matter. A plague tears across the world, reducing New York to an open grave and LA to a chaotic wilderness of violence and fires. Civilization comes to an abrupt stop.

Just as the survivors begin to adapt to the aftermath, Walt learns the virus that ended humanity wasn’t created by humans. It was inflicted from outside. The colonists who sent it are ready to finish the job–and Earth’s survivors may be too few and too weak to resist.

MELT DOWN (Book 2)

In upstate Idaho, Ness Hook is run out of his mom’s house by his bullying brother Shawn. In Redding, California, Tristan Carter is graduating college, but with no job and no prospects, she’ll have to move back in with her parents.

Then the world ends: first with a virus, then with an alien invasion.

Ness and Shawn take to the mountains to fight a guerrilla against the attackers. In California, Tristan and Alden are taken prisoner. Separated from her brother, Tristan crosses the ruins of America to track him down. She will stop at nothing to get Alden back–but her fellow survivors prove even more dangerous than the monsters who broke the world.

KNIFEPOINT (Book 3)

Raina was just a girl when the plague came. She survived. Her parents didn’t. Neither did the world. As civilization fell, she took to the ruins of Los Angeles, eating whatever she could catch.

After two years alone, she’s found and adopted by a fisherman and his wife. Their makeshift family lives a quiet life–until a man named Karslaw sails in from Catalina Island with an army of conquerors. Driven by visions of empire, he executes Raina’s new father as a traitor and takes her mother captive.

But Karslaw’s people aren’t the only ones vying for control of the ruined land. As violence wracks the city, Raina joins a rebellion against Karslaw’s rule. She will stop at nothing to free her mother–and to have her revenge.

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The Reluctant Warrior, by Ty Patterson, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 18 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Broker is a maverick intelligence analyst who works with a black-ops team in New York for a government agency that doesn’t exist.

The FBI has a mole buried deep in its organization and is counting on Broker’s unorthodox methods to restore its integrity.

What Broker hasn’t counted on is coming up against an enemy with such incredible power that no place in the city is safe from its reach, their every move is known. As he digs deeper, his investigation uncovers a link between the enemy and a group of innocents, a family, who are immediately thrust into danger.

Hunted by their intended target, desperately trying to stay a step ahead and protect the family, the last thing he and his team need is more trouble.

A mysterious assassin has other ideas and stalks them at a time when they can least afford to handle it, an assassin every bit as good as them.

It started off as a mole hunt with every resource at their command. It has turned into a frantic race for survival with time and options running out.

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Grandpa’s Gold, by Robin Adolphs and Arthur Fillroy, is regularly $3.47 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 12 customer reviews.

Category: Children & Middle Grade

 

 

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

It’s time for an ADVENTURE!

Includes exclusive ‘Can You Find?’ game as part of the story!

Jake and his Grandpa head off to the gold fields to search for gold. It’s much harder for Grandpa to find gold than he expects. What they find just proves that one man’s trash is indeed another boy’s treasure.

A warm-hearted story of a boy and his grandfather sharing an unforgettable adventure.

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I Dream of Zombies, by Vickie Johnstone, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 32 customer reviews.

Category: Horror

 

 

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

Finalist at the National Indie Excellence Book Awards 2014.

A zombie novel set in London over six weeks in 2013, with a strong female lead character. It starts with a dream and then the nightmare takes over…

It all begins on a summer’s day with the media reporting with some hilarity that people are dreaming of the dead coming to life, but those who have the recurring nightmares are convinced they are a warning of things to come. Marla takes it all with a pinch of salt until she experiences them herself. Cue paranoia and disbelief until reality shows its chilling new face.

All over London there are incidences of people falling sick with flu-type symptoms, but they are also becoming aggressive. As the unusual attacks mount, the media and government are forced to take the matter seriously. What is causing the mysterious illness? Is it a virus, and is it natural or man-made, and is the government responsible?

Marla, her sister Ellen and friend Tommy find themselves fighting for their survival as their sense of reality is smashed. Will the army and police maintain control or will the country find itself in lock down, isolated from the outside world?

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Shaken, by Susan Hatler, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 87 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult / Paranormal

 

 

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

High school junior, Kylie Bates, can suddenly read minds. When she touches people’s hands, she’s able to see their deepest thoughts. As if that’s not freaky enough, her dad sends her to help hottie detective, Sam Williams, track down a missing girl. Way too much pressure, especially for a girl who can’t watch Scream without getting nightmares.

Then, finding the missing girl leads to much more than Kylie’s prepared for. Like discovering that her dad has been lying to her. That she has a family she never knew about. That the girls have powers similar to hers. Oh yeah, and that someone is out to get her.

When the detective’s teenage wanna-be-cop cousin, Trip Williams, approaches Kylie at school insisting she help him solve the case, she discovers Trip might be the only one she can trust, and the only one to help her unravel the secrets behind her mysterious gift.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Shaken.

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Fresh Doubt, by Eva Hudson, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based 419 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

A story of lies, secrets and deadly mind games

Brilliant American psychology student Madison Faber is in police custody – a potential murder suspect. Two hours ago she found her roommate lying in a pool of blood.

Special Agent Ingrid Skyberg is assigned to investigate the case on behalf of the US embassy. Tasked with supporting a terrified Madison Faber and uncovering the truth behind her friend’s death, Ingrid discovers a sinister extremist group operating out of Faber’s London college.

Up against the obstructive attitude of the Metropolitan Police and defying the wishes of the embassy, Ingrid must navigate through a minefield of fear and mistrust to discover the killer’s true identity. But in order to ensure justice is served, she is forced to operate so far beyond the law that she may never get back again.

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

The Irish Cowboy, by D.W. Ulsterman, is regularly $3.47 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 33 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

He gave his word, refused to break a vow, and lost his one chance at true love.

Now they’ve come for his land.

Hap Wilkes is a man facing a painful past, an increasingly uncertain future, and now fights with everything left in a broken and failing body to keep the one thing still left to him – his pride.

The Irish Cowboy is a story of loss, secrets, redemption, and the always present human yearning for love and forgiveness, and marks the most personal novel to date from bestselling author D.W. Ulsterman.

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Lords of Rainbow, by Vera Nazarian, 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 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 20 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

Ages ago, in a mysterious event known as the Fall of Rainbow, the world lost all color. And now, a weak silver sun shines over a monochrome realm of infinite shades of gray….

In Tronaelend-Lis, glorious and decadent City of Dreams, of guilds and gods, courtesans and assassins, the Regent and Regentrix, sister and brother, rule a court of elegant debauchery, perverse desires, and secrets.

And into this wanton place comes Ranhéas Ylir, an eccentric and androgynous warrior woman, sworn to serve the mysterious Lord Elasand Vaeste, a man of impossible beauty, tormented by occult dreams and an unrequited love for a goddess.

Soon, loyal Ranhé is willing to fight for this one man unto death…

Meanwhile, another is willing to die for her.

But time is short for them all—out of the world’s twilight rises a being of utter darkness, the one absolute source of black, whose armies approach, in an epic invasion, to claim forest and wilderness.

The only thing that stands between the darkness and the City of Dreams is an antique secret—a flicker of ancient memory of those who had once filled the world with an impossible thing called color…

Lords of Rainbow.

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Charlie & Noel – An Advent Calendar Story, by Franziska Macur, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 36 customer reviews.

Category: Children & Middle Grade

 

 

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

Charlie & Noel – An Advent Calendar Story is a story in 25 chapters to read as a family with children (4-10 years old), one for every day of Advent. You will get to know Charlie, a little boy who wishes he could just skip the whole waiting part and jump right into the presents. But Charlie doesn’t realize what he would miss or just how many magical moments the season has waiting for him.

This book is for families who:

• Love spending time reading as a family
• Are looking for new traditions for the season leading up to Christmas
• Want to help their children think about the true meaning of Christmas
• Would like a slower, simpler pace that leads to a truly meaningful holiday
• Want to teach their children about the joy of anticipation
• Are looking for ideas for fun Advent activities.

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Dark Heirloom, by J.D. Brown, 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 45 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

“You’re a vampire” is so not what Ema Marx wants to hear when she wakes from a two-day coma in a cryptic yet exquisite castle in northern Finland. Unfortunately, it explains a lot. Like why she’s able to see in the dark and walk through solid objects. What she doesn’t understand is why the other vampires expect her to have all the answers. It’s their fault she turned into one of them…right?

Jalmari’s hatred for his old-man intensifies when he’s ordered to bring that troublesome girl to their castle. He has a clan to run; there’s no time for babysitting newborn vampires no matter how they were converted to their culture. But when a two-thousand-year-old premonition threatens to take the crown and his life, Jalmari sees no other choice than to take out the catalyst, Ema Marx. Fortunately for Ema, she could also be the clan’s only savior.

The race to figure out her vampiric origins is on. And maybe she’ll get the hang of the blood-drinking gig along the way…

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

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Wind Warrior, by Jon Messenger, 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 190 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

THE EARTH GIVES WAY TO THE SEA,
THE SEA BOWS BEFORE THE WIND,
THE WIND FEEDS THE FLAME,
THE FLAME BURNS THE WORLD OF MAN DOWN TO THE EARTH.

The sleepy town of White Halls harbors a dangerous secret. On a picturesque street, two houses down from a lovely little park, in a quaint little home with a wraparound porch, lives a family that seems rather normal. Sure, their twenty-year-old son, Xander, still lives at home, but he’s going to college and dating the leader of the schools top sorority. It’s all very… normal. However, when a man is miraculously saved from being hit by a bus, Xander’s life turns in to the living embodiment of the tornadoes he can suddenly create with a flick of his wrist. Whether he wants this gift or not, Xander must learn to use his new ‘super power’ quickly if he wants to survive. For his kind is a dying race, and when this sleepy town has a sudden influx of new, blonde, fire wielders, no one is safe, especially Xander. It doesn’t help that one of these blondes happens to be the most beautiful girl he has ever seen. Xander can’t deny the instant connection he feels to her so, when she tries to kill him, it certainly makes things complicated.

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

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Give Me A Break!: Beginning Meditation for Mindfulness, Stress Relief, and Anxiety Management, by Whitney Stewart, 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 14 customer reviews.

Category: Health / Self-Improvement

 

 

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

The simplest, easiest beginning meditation guide you’ll ever see!

Whitney Stewart has had her fair share of experiences worth meditating on. In 2005, she was trapped in downtown New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and helicoptered from the roof of a building with her young son and elderly mother-in-law. For the next five months, she lived in Nantucket and researched her book Marshall: A Nantucket Sea Rescue–she escaped one natural disaster and wrote about another. When she returned home to New Orleans, Ms. Stewart volunteered as a creative writing teacher in the public schools. She discovered that her students suffered from post-Katrina stress. Knowing this, Ms. Stewart began using beginning meditation techniques to teach her students to write about their lives, reduce stress, and relieve anxiety.

A Level III Reiki practitioner then studying Classical Tibetan, she began meditating after she met and interviewed the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet (the subject of her biography, The 14th Dalai Lama) and lived with a Tibetan refugee family in India. She’s trekked with Sir Edmund Hillary in Nepal, interviewed Burma’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in her Rangoon home, and climbed along China’s Great Wall to research the lives of Deng Xiaoping and Mao Zedong.

Stewart’s straightforward guide to stress relief, anxiety management, and mindfulness makes meditation simple. It covers the basics in a concise thirty-three pages: Why meditation is good for you, how to sit, how to let your mind rest, even what to do if you feel weird or uncomfortable during meditation. Most importantly, it provides sixteen accessible, useful meditations you can easily learn at home.

For ages ten to adult. Note: This is a very short book.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Give Me A Break!: Beginning Meditation for Mindfulness, Stress Relief, and Anxiety Management.

 

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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.

The Winds of Fate, by Elizabeth St. Michel, 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:

A woman’s desperate attempt to escape an arranged marriage leads to adventure she never could have imagined in Elizabeth St. Michel’s riveting new novel, The Winds of Fate.

Claire Hamilton will do anything to avoid marrying the vile duke to whom her uncle has her betrothed—including marrying convicted felon Dr. Devon Blackmon, a prisoner in Newgate Prison.

In retaliation, Claire is banished to the wild outpost of Jamaica, where on impulse she buys a slave of her own, only to discover that she has inadvertently bought her own husband—a move that does anything but endear him to his new “wife.”
Forced together in order to fight the deadly plague ravaging the island, Claire and Blackmon slowly develop a forbidden friendship that neither expected. Wildly untrusting on both sides, they struggle to navigate their newfound positions—until Blackmon seizes a chance to escape, soon rising to fame as the Black Devil Pirate, commanding his Caribbean kingdom and striking fear in the crowned heads of Europe.

But the outlaw is not finished with Claire yet, as their paths eventually cross once again and Blackmon takes her captive.

Caught in a war between France, England, and their own hearts, will Claire and Blackmon survive?

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

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Detour, by Martin M. Goldsmith, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Suspense

 

 

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

THE ROAD TO HELL IS PAVED …

1938. Alexander Roth is hitchhiking from New York to Los Angeles, hoping to reconnect with his self-absorbed, cutesy-poo girlfriend. A car stops to pick him up and he is soon plunged into a nightmare from which there may be no escape.

This fatalistic novel is a forgotten noir masterpiece that has languished for decades in the swamps of neglected crime fiction. In 1945, film director Edgar G Ulmer cranked out the movie version in a couple of weeks on a microscopic budget, and it is now widely recognized as one of the greatest gems in film noir history. The novel is its equal in every way, exploring the very darkest corners of the human condition.

Legendary crime fiction author Lawrence Block provides a foreword unique to this edition.

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

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Crimson Dreams, a ten-book boxed set by Inger Iversen, J.L. McCoy, P.A. Warren, H.D. Gordon, Sheri Kurtz, Alexia Purdy, Katie Salidas, Michael Hammor, R.M. Gilmore and Lissette E. Manning, has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

10 tantalizing tales of Vampires in one enticing multi-author boxed set! Vampires have never been more wicked.

*Recommended for readers 18yrs + for Mature Content*

FEW ARE ANGELS by Inger Iversen ~ War is raging between the Immortals and the Dark Prince’s army of half-breed vampires — and gifted Ella finds herself at the center. Can renegade half-breed vampire Kale keep her safe as their forbidden love awakens?

BLOOD OF THE SON (Skye Morrison Vampire Series, #1) by J.L. McCoy ~ Recent college grad, Skye Morrison, accepts a new job from gorgeous businessman, Archer Rhys, as the executive assistant at The Mausoleum, Austin’s newest and hottest Goth club. She quickly finds out she may have gotten more than she bargained for. Blood of the Son; this isn’t your little sister’s vampire novel.

RELUCTANT STORM by P.A. Warren ~ What if everything about your world was a lie? When Claire discovers there’s a vampire world out there she never knew existed, she ends up used as a pawn in someone else’s game. Two powerful men strive to use her in their devious competition. Loyalties will be tested, ties will be broken, and love will afce the ultimate test.

BLOOD WARRIOR by H.D. Gordon ~ The tale of two sisters who take on a world of vampires and werewolves, as well as the monsters that dwell within themselves.

VAMPIRE COP by Sheri Kurtz ~ Chef Deputy Sheriff Shawn Anderson finds himself the victim of a frame job. Now he has to find out who is setting him up without letting on that he’s a vampire.

REIGN OF BLOOD Book #1 by Alexia Purdy ~ April Tate is a seventeen-year-old ferocious vampire killer who lives in the remains of Las Vegas one year after a viral epidemic has left the world decimated. After her family is abducted, her world tilts when she discovers they’re not truly alone.

IMMORTALIS CARPE NOCTEM by Katie Salidas ~ Becoming a vampire is easy. Living with the condition…that’s the hard part. Newbie vampire Alyssa never asked for this life, but now it’s all she has. Rescued from death by Lysander, the aloof and sexy leader of the Peregrinus vampire clan, she’s barely cut her teeth before she becomes a target of Kallisto, an ancient and vindictive vampire queen and Lysander’s old mate.

BEDTIME TALES FROM THE APOCALYPSE
(The Girl With No Name, Aluminum Butterflies, By Lantern’s Light, Prologue to the Apocalypse, & Scarred) by Michael Hammor ~ As the economy worsens, Agent Simmons investigates a murder at a border patrol check point. Tapping the talents of an IT technician, they uncover more than they wanted to know.

A young woman wanders, seeking revenge. One night, she’s attacked under an overpass. As the hunters stalk their prey, they have no idea things may not be as they seem. Soon, a price is placed on her head. She struggles with her demons as external forces align against her. She will have to make a difficult decision; join forces with the Mayor of Huachuca City, or Dance with the Dawn.

THE SCENE, Dylan Hart book #1 by R.M. Gilmore ~ Irreverent, twenty-something journalist, Dylan Hart, is not your average heroine. With a big butt and an even bigger mouth, she has her work cut out for her when she decides to cash-in on the blood-drained bodies of seven prostitutes scattered throughout southern California.

With her best friend in tow, and two contrasting boy-babes at her heels, the crew is pulled into an all too real sanguinarian lifestyle and dragged them through a bloody good mystery. Horrible pun intended.

SUBTLE SECRETS by Lissette E. Manning ~ An unexpected plague brought down the entire world, leaving its inhabitants to founder in its wake. Survival is a must, a lesson both human and vampire alike are learning quite well. Abbessé Franklin has promised herself that she’ll wipe out the Falgori with every stroke of her sword, or die trying in the process.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/9bpghr into your web browser to pick up your copy of Crimson Dreams.

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The Iron Wire, by Garry Kilworth, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Historical Fiction

 

 

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

In 1870 an enterprise began in Australia that was breathtaking in its ambition: to construct a single galvanised iron wire between Adelaide and Darwin, crossing two thousand miles of virtually unexplored wilderness. This was the Overland Telegraph Line, using local trees as poles, thousands of them, and hundreds of men who would not return to civilization for two years or more. Some would not return at all.

Alex McKenzie is a young telegrapher who believes his chosen profession to be at the cutting edge of contemporary science. A man who knows that once the last pole is erected and the line is open from Adelaide, to Darwin, to London and on to New York, the world will have shrunk and messages that used to take four months from sender to receiver will then take only minutes. His hopes for the future, for him and the love of his life, Sally, rest on the success of this magnificent Australian achievement. However, there are those whose enmity he has aroused and who would not hesitate to rob him of his life simply because he represents all they hate: someone who has grabbed at his opportunities and has risen from farm labouring roots to man of science.

The Iron Wire: a novel of human hope and progress in a land where men die, women are widowed, and bushrangers live by the lie and the gun.

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The God Organ, by Anthony J. Melchiorri, is regularly $2.99 but is discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Immortality is within reach.

In 2063, a biotechnological revolution sweeps the nation. Behind this movement is Chicago-based medical giant LyfeGen. The company leads the biotech industry with their Sustain, an implantable artificial organ designed to grant its recipients near-immortality. But many of those recipients are suddenly dying.

Biomedical scientist Preston Carter developed the Sustain to improve and save lives. Yet there are others that would see him fail. Extreme religious groups, radical movements, and competing corporations would prefer to see LyfeGen collapse rather than allow “the god organ” to fundamentally alter medicine and the human body. In a race against time, Carter must learn to trust resourceful journalist Audrey Cook. She may hold the key to discovering who is sabotaging the Sustain. And with the organ already implanted in his own body, Carter must uncover the truth before he’s killed by his invention.

THE GOD ORGAN is a near-future medical thriller that takes the reader on a suspenseful ride filled with sinister conspiracies, intriguing biomedical science, and rampant corruption that will leave readers wondering just how dangerous becoming a god may really be.

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

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The 5:2 Diet Low Calorie Easy Meals For One Cookbook, by Milly White, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Cooking

 

 

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

The 5:2 Diet is a weight-loss diet plan on which you just diet on a two days a week and then eat normally (but healthily) on the remaining 5 days, with no calorie counting on those days. This diet is so popular and successful because it’s:

• Simple
• Convenient
• Easy to follow.

The 5:2 diet also suits anyone who has struggled to maintain their will-power or become very bored of the routine when dieting over a sustained period of time. With the 5:2 diet plan, as you diet for just two (non-consecutive) days a week, you:

• only need to maintain will-power in short bursts
• don’t get bored as within 24 hrs you can eat whatever tickles your taste buds!

Cooking for 1 on the 5:2 Diet
Cooking for one on the 5:2 diet might seem like a thankless task, preparing food from scratch for just one person can seem like a lot of work and effort. What’s more, how do you scale down a recipe so that it not only meets your low-calorie needs but is also suitable for just one serving? For example, just how do you use a ¼ or ½ of a whole egg? Fortunately, The 5:2 Diet Low Calorie Easy Meals For One Cookbook solves that dilemma. The single serving calorie-counted recipes in this book make it so easy to enjoy delicious, perfectly portioned meals, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. In this book you will find:

• Quick & Easy Solo Breakfast Recipes – all under 110 calories
• Single Serving Tasty Toasties, Wraps, Pittas & Quesadillas – all around 200 Cals
• One Portion Fresh, Flavoursome Salads – all under 300 Cals
• Super Single Serving Vegetarian Meals – all under 300 Cals
• Individual Fabulous Fish & Chicken Meals – all under 300 Cals

You will be able to eat Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on your Fast-Diet-Days, keeping hunger (and boredom) at bay, with 30 fresh, tasty, Complete Meal Calorie-Counted Recipes, all under 300 calories, including:

• Creamy Tomatoes on Toast 106 cals
• Chicken, Artichoke and Spinach Caesar Wrap 194 cals
• Watercress, Goat’s Cheese and Plum Salad 235 cals
• Lemon Herb Couscous with Falafels 299 cals
• Quick & Easy Creamy Roasted Pepper, Tomato & Caper Pasta 274 cals
• Haddock & Spinach Mornay Gratin 197 cals
• Southern (Un)Fried Chicken with Baby Corn Salad 245 cals

Packed full of flavourful, natural, healthy ingredients, perfectly portioned for one, these delicious recipes won’t leave you feeling hungry or unsatisfied after eating.

The recipes provided are Complete Meal Calorie-Counted Recipes ie if you need to serve the recipe with pasta or vegetables or rice etc, these have been taken into account in the calorie count, so no nasty surprises

The recipes are provided in both American & Metric Measurements, and the Ingredients are listed given using both the American and UK terms, where they differ.

Every Recipe gives a complete Per Serving Calorie Count of every ingredient included, so if an ingredient is not to hand; or just not to your taste, you can simply adjust the recipe to suit your needs.

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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 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!

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

 

 

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

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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ez9zs0 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Regulation 19.

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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

 

 

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

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.

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

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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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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.

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

 

 

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

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.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Fashionably Dead.

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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.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Sea Scoundrel.

 

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Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective

Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day, Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective, by Christine Amsden, 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 106 customer reviews.

Genre: Mystery / Paranormal Romance

 

 

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

Cassie Scot is the ungifted daughter of powerful sorcerers, born between worlds but belonging to neither. At 21, all she wants is to find a place for herself, but earning a living as a private investigator in the shadow of her family’s reputation isn’t easy. When she is pulled into a paranormal investigation, and tempted by a powerful and handsome sorcerer, she will have to decide where she truly belongs.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/mtoqa9 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective.

 

About the Author:

 

christine amsden

 

Christine is the award-winning author of The Immortality Virus (2011), Touch of Fate (2007), and the Cassie Scot series (2013).

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective (Book 1)
Secrets and Lies (Cassie Scot #2)
Mind Games (Cassie Scot #3)
Stolen Dreams (Cassie Scot #4) — coming soon

Christine has been writing science fiction and fantasy for as long as she can remember. She loves to write and it is her dream that others will be inspired by this love and by her stories. Speculative fiction is fun, magical, and imaginative but great speculative fiction is about real people defining themselves through extraordinary situations. Christine writes primarily about people and it is in this way that she strives to make science fiction and fantasy meaningful for everyone.

At the age of 16, Christine was diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease, a condition that effects the retina and causes a loss of central vision. She is now legally blind, but has not let this slow her down or get in the way of her dreams.

In addition to writing, Christine teaches workshops on writing at Savvy Authors. She also does some freelance editing work.

Christine currently lives in the Kansas City area with her husband, Austin, who has been her biggest fan and the key to her success. They have two beautiful children.

You can visit Christine’s Amazon author page if you click here or type in http://smarturl.it/amsden 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 Monday: for those books listed as being free or discounted in this post – while the pricing of the free and discounted status is valid at the time of this posting, please make sure you check the pricing carefully before you press the “buy” button as it could revert back to its normal status at any time!

A Family For Christmas, by Helen Scott Taylor, 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 242 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

A heartwarming tale for Christmas.

A lonely career woman stranded in a blizzard, a disillusioned man who has cut himself off from women. When he rescues her from the snow and takes her into his home, the spirit of Christmas and his little girl’s love work their magic.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/affc into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Family For Christmas.

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Crossing the Darkness: A Science Fiction Thriller, by William Massa, 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 61 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

A colony ship headed for a new world.
A female ex-con looking for a fresh start.
A killer with a chilling plan for humanity’s future…

After doing hard time for a crime committed in her youth, Faith Cadena is looking for a new beginning on a faraway world. Booking passage on an interstellar colony barge, she expects an uneventful one-year voyage spent in cryogenic stasis.

Her dream of a better life becomes a nightmare when she prematurely wakes to find herself trapped on a spaceship of horrors: the vessel is adrift, its crew murdered and a ruthless killer in command.

With the nearest outpost millions of miles away, Faith must face an inhuman adversary with terrifying plans for the ship’s 4,000 sleeping passengers…

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/d3ck9x into your web browser to pick up your copy of Crossing the Darkness: A Science Fiction Thriller.

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The Silver Cross, by Debra L. Martin and David W. Small, 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 37 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

There are two things Boston detective Lacey Gardner knows about killing vampires. Slicing off a head or a hit directly to the heart are the only surefire ways to kill one. Silver is their Achilles heel. A vampire never wears silver.

When she meets bartender extraordinaire, Damon Harte, her heart does a quickstep for the dark hunky guy. She’s learned the hard way that having a love interest in her line of work can be heart-wrenching. She’s kept to herself for years, but something about Damon captivates her and draws her to him. When she learns Damon’s devastating secret, she knows what she has to do: kill the man who has stolen her heart.

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

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Death Turns A Trick, 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 230 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

The FIRST book in the Rebecca Schwartz mystery series by Edgar Award Winner Julie Smith.

Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse? Of Course! Guess who arrives home to find a dead hooker on her living room floor!

Handsome Parker Phillips, Rebecca’s new beau and the most attractive man she’s met in ages, is arrested for the murder. (Worse, she suspects he might actually have done it.)

On the plus side, another very attractive man is following the case–reporter Rob Burns of the San Francisco Chronicle, a possible ally. And there are other possibilities.

Fans of Janet Evanovich, Stephanie Bond, and Elizabeth Peters will get a kick out of this one.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Death Turns A Trick.

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Insight, by Jamie Magee, 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 443 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

BOOK ONE INSIGHT SERIES & Web of Hearts and Souls

They are two souls made of one, divided by time, and reunited within their dreams. Worlds stand between them now, but fate is their guiding light, one glance bound them, one touch empowered them. Now, they have no choice but to finish the war they started lifetimes before…or they will lose it all.

Willow Haywood has always been trapped between the worlds of the Light and the Dark. Her waking hours are plagued by her ability to feel the emotions of those around her. No matter how inward she draws, she cannot shut out the feelings of others. Sometimes she will see images – echoes of other people and places – that she can enter to influence the emotions of people she has never met.

By night, Willow experiences her only escape from this terrible insight – entering into the world of dreams. Most of these dreams are shared in blissful silence with a stunning blue-eyed boy. But every new moon she lives through something much darker: a horrific nightmare shared by another mysterious boy who is always shrouded by shadows.

One night, this shadowy figure invades her dreams outside of his appointed time. In this new nightmare, Willow is marked; a mark which follows her into the waking world and sets her on a momentous path through light and darkness, through fragmented myth and half-truths, through past lives and disturbing family secrets, all in the face of the ever-dominant Zodiac. What she finds will endanger the lives of those closest to her and will force her to make a decision that will change her world forever.

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Free and Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Sullivan’s Way, by Wilhelmina Stolen, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 12 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

A single day shattered her life and set in motion, events that would change the Sullivan family for generations.

Marnie Joe Sullivan had the perfect life as the daughter of a wealthy Virginia businessman, but perfection wouldn’t last. As the War Between the States ends, she is struggling to keep her family together. After a botched robbery, fleeing rebels leave her mother dead and Marnie at the mercy of a killer. The year is 1867 and Virginia is still home to Confederate conspirators and a killer that must be stopped. Loyalty and love run deep in the Sullivan family and Marnie is no exception. As the eldest Sullivan, she feels obligated to rescue her father from the hangman’s noose. But a jailbreak at midnight lands her in the arms of Marshal Mason Kane.

Death is never fair. Mason Kane is proof of that. The horror of war and the death of his brother made him a drunk. Consumed by guilt and grief, he finds himself occupying Richmond saloons and starting fights. But a forgotten promise to his brother forces him to put down the bottle and accept a friend’s plea for help. Mason has no idea that the scrawny, mud covered boy he just hit is Sullivan’s daughter and he has no idea just how tempting she is until he tries to mend her wounds. Bound by honor and promise, Mason sets out to find a killer. What he finds is the outlaw Marnie Sullivan. A woman he can’t live without and secrets that lie in the way.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/sullivansway into your web browser to pick up your copy of Sullivan’s Way.

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A Season of Secrets, by Anneke Campbell, 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 25 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

A literary twist on the traditional Christmas story, A Season of Secrets is the perfect winter read for fans of Barbara Kingsolver, LOVE, ACTUALLY, and THE FAMILY STONE.

There’s Something About Mary—something noticeable—that baby bump she’s sporting. And something no one could ever guess—her prenatal exam shows she’s never had sex. Which really puts tiny Bellingham, Indiana on the map! And thereon hangs the real tale—a funny, warm, surprising one.

Mary’s got her own secrets—lots of them. But so does everyone else in Bellingham. Violet the waitress wants something badly! Dr. Bob has big plans. Joe the Postman has regrets. Cammy has a secret love. And Ted may not be quite as godly as he’d like people to think.

The varied ways the townsfolk welcome this waif from nowhere, enfolding her into their hearts and lives despite the air of mystery and strangeness surrounding her (not to mention the TV cameras and paparazzi), is one part heartwarming, one part laugh-out-loud funny.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/vtc6qs into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Season of Secrets.

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Chimeras, by E.E. Giorgi, 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 62 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

*** A Readers’ Favorite Book Award Winner, a New Mexico-Arizona Book Award Finalist, and a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree ***

Kill the prey or be killed: it’s in my genes.
A chimera, that’s what I am. And this is my story.

Haunted by the girl he couldn’t save in his youth, and the murder he committed to avenge her, Detective Track Presius has a unique gift: the vision and sense of smell of a predator. When a series of apparently unrelated murders reel him into the depths of genetic research, Track feels more than a call to duty. Children are dying, children who, like himself, could have been healthy, and yet something, at some point, went terribly wrong. For Track, saving the innocent becomes a quest for redemption. The only way he can come to terms with his dark past is to understand his true nature.

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

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One O’Clock Hustle: A Rebecca Mayfield Mystery, by Joanne Pence, 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 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Homicide Inspector Rebecca Mayfield and Richie Amalfi were introduced in the Angie Amalfi mysteries, and they now have their own mystery series. This is their first full-length story.

When San Francisco Homicide Inspector Rebecca Mayfield arrives at the scene of a deadly shooting, she’s shocked to find that the witnesses have caught the killer, and that he’s someone she knows. Rebecca’s a by-the-book detective, and she’s always done her job according to the rules, without hesitation … until Richie Amalfi comes back into her life.

Richie knows his way around everything and everyone in his city. When people say they “know a guy who knows a guy,” Richie’s the guy they’re talking about. He can usually help people out of tight situations, but suddenly finds he can’t get himself out of hot water when he’s accused of murder.

Richie’s on the run, and he runs straight to Rebecca to help him prove his innocence. From the nightclubs of North Beach to the scenic heights of Twin Peaks, dangers lurk and more deaths happen. As Rebecca discovers there’s a lot more to Richie than she thought, and a lot more to like than she imagined, she soon fears not only for her life, but also her heart.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/oneoclockhustle into your web browser to pick up your copy of One O’Clock Hustle: A Rebecca Mayfield Mystery.

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Drowning Mermaids, by Nadia Scrieva, 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 293 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

She is an elegant princess displaced from her home. He is a rough sea captain with a heart of gold…

To escape the war in her underwater kingdom, the noble daughter of a murdered king must flee to Alaska. Doing all she can to keep her younger sisters safe, Aazuria tries to assimilate and work among the Americans, with her feisty red-haired bodyguard at her side. This refuge holds pleasant surprises, for the princess meets a somber gentleman in a dark corner who promises to show her his world.

Trevain Murphy is a successful crab fisherman who has spent his life building an empire above the sea, but knows nothing of the greater empire beneath the surface. When a graceful dancer captures his attention, he becomes fascinated with her old-fashioned speech and unique mannerisms. Learning that her father has recently died, he cannot resist extending his kindness in offering to guide and protect her.

As it becomes clear that the dark-haired woman is much more than she seems, Trevain is unprepared to uncover the staggering secrets behind her innocent facade. Neither the captain nor the princess can imagine that their lives will become forcibly entwined as a common enemy threatens both of their worlds…

Click here to pick up your free copy of Drowning Mermaids.

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Eleven Days: An Unexpected Love, by Lora Lindy, 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 536 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

After the death of her beloved cousin, Lana Andrews has to get away to be alone, to grieve. She rents a quaint little beach house in Plymouth MA. Little does she know she would meet that one special love, an unexpected love. That one true love is Mike Ramsey, and he’s a U.S. Marshal and the beach house owner.

As their love grows, so do their troubles. Someone is stalking Lana, and Mike has to figure out who it is before the stalker gets her. Not only does he have to protect her, he must find the connection between Lana and the stalker before it’s too late. They soon find out this man desperately wants Lana, and he’ll go through any lengths for that to happen. Mike’s team find out how desperate this man is when he starts murdering innocent people.

Being a U.S. Marshal for years, he knows how to protect people. This time was different. This time, the victim is someone he deeply loves. No matter what, he will do what it takes to protect his beautiful Lana. Once he finds out the name of the stalker—he is not so sure he can.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Eleven Days: An Unexpected Love.

 

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Hope(less)

Today’s Featured Book of the Day is Hope(less), by Melissa Haag, 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 283 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

Gabby’s brain is like a human fish finder. It comes in handy when she wants to avoid people. Mostly men. They seem to like her a bit too much. It’s lonely being different, but she’s adapted to it. Really. She just wishes she knew why she is different, though.

In her search for answers, she discovers a hidden community of werewolves. She immerses herself in their culture, learning about their world until she meets Clay. He’s unkempt, prone to mood swings, intense without saying a word, and he thinks Gabby is his.

It’s going to take every trick she knows to convince Clay to go away, and every bit of willpower not to fall for him when she discovers the man beneath the rough exterior.

Delve into a riveting world of werewolves and young women with unexplained abilities, in Hope(less).

Judgement has begun…

Click here to pick up your free copy of Hope(less).

 

About the Author:

 

melissa haag

 

Melissa Haag currently resides in Wisconsin with her husband and three children. Touch was her first published novel. She is currently working on book five of the Judgement of the Six Series…along with several other new books.

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