The Naughty List

Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day, The Naughty List, by L.A. Kelley, 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 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 16 customer reviews.

Genre: Romance

 

 

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

Something smells at Penrose’s Department Store and it isn’t sugarplums.

Christmas had always been a magical time for Rosalie, but not this year. The new manager introduces idiotic rules, steals the affections of the cute temp Santa, and forces employees into butt-ugly elf hats. Then Rosalie meets a real E.L.F. (Elemental Life Form) named David and gets lassoed into a desperate hunt for the stolen Naughty and Nice List. Now the couple must stay one step ahead of the hellhounds, dodge a murderous invisible demon, and retrieve the List before the world tumbles into chaos.

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About the Author:

 

I live in Florida where the heat and humidity have driven us all slightly mad. I’m easy to spot as I’m the palest person around. I avoid the sun and love air conditioned comfort. On the plus side, my skin will never look like badly laid roofing shingles.

My favorite writing genre is fantasy, but I’ll read just about anything except technical instruction manuals. All my stories have fantasy, humor, and a touch of romance. If you’re on my naughty list, I’ll base a villainous character on you in one of my books. I will change your name, sex, age, appearance, employment, hobbies, and any other descriptive factors. You will never recognize yourself, but I know who you are.

Visit me at http://lakelleythenaughtylist.blogspot.com/

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

The China Pandemic, by A. R. Shaw, 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 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 85 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

#1 Bestseller in Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic fiction in May 2014!

What the world dreads most has happened – because of a mutated avian bird flu (H5N1) pandemic. It has ravaged the globe. Only 2% of the population has survived. A dying mother knows that her young child is among the few immune to the virus. What will she do to ensure his survival before her own coming tragic death?

Meanwhile, Graham has buried his last remaining family member. Following his father’s advice to make it to the family cabin, he meets with triumph and tragedy; learning new rules along the way. Just when he thinks he’s finally got a handle on this new world, he’s taken by surprise, as he learns he’s not alone. A hidden yet vulnerable community of Preppers are nearby. Will he find the strength to escape these dangers and go on living? And more importantly, will he have the ability to protect those he’s come to trust?

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

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Amber, by Lauren Royal, 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 53 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

A Top 10 Kindle Bestseller from a New York Times Bestselling Author!

England & Scotland, 1668

Kendra Chase’s brothers are telling her it’s high time she get married. But although they’ve presented her with many wealthy, titled suitors, no man has caught her fancy—until her coach is held up by a dashing, mysterious highwayman. When she and the dangerous man are caught in a compromising embrace and her overprotective brothers insist they wed, Kendra cannot believe it. Are they really desperate enough to match her with an outlaw?

Patrick “Trick” Caldwell is the Duke of Amberley—and also the notorious Black Highwayman, an identity he has assumed in order to right past wrongs and serve his king. But his already complicated life becomes positively convoluted when he finds himself compelled to marry a red-headed temptress he’s only just met. Caught in a web of half-truths and forced into a perilous mission, can Trick extricate himself and find love with the woman destined to steal his heart?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/t8lx8i into your web browser to pick up your copy of Amber.

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Gabby, Angel of God, by Greg Sandora, is regularly $3.77 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 43 customer reviews.

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

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

Gabby, Angel of God is an Angel Encounter – Adventure!

When Bo, a grieving widower, meets Gabby, he’s struck by her beauty, grace and laughter that wash over him like the sweetest song in heaven. Gabby is unlike any angel ever dreamed of—evil has no strength against her and the dark one and his minions are no match for this warrior of God. All Bo knows is that Gabby is every man’s dream and every woman’s nightmare…until she shows her true character and everyone loves her for the force of righteousness she is! Rescuing those in danger, providing for the poor and lifting up those in despair, Gabby does it all while wearing killer stilettos and a fab little black dress or tight jeans and a leather jacket.

Bo falls in love with Gabby, but she won’t let her own desires interfere with God’s orders and her mission. He realizes her short stay in his life is bittersweet because he’s going to lose another woman he loves. He’s been insensitive to the women in his life after his wife died, but Gabby has taught him the eternal power of love. Ever relentless, Bo is determined to exploit that power to the nth degree to get what he wants—never realizing he can destroy his destiny and the glorious future God has for mankind!

The story starts out with a young widower, Bo, raising two small children and the three heartbeats that will change his life. Ride along as stunningly beautiful Gabby, takes this human man on the no-holds barred adventure of a lifetime!

If you’ve ever lost a loved one this story is for you!

A story of Peace, Love, Hope, Charity and the strength of Faith, you’ll love Gabby, Angel of God

Gabby, is gorgeous, powerful, and able to take on forces that would make the most powerful armies turn and run for their lives.

When a widower who feels he has lost everything meets an angel, he finds out that his life is just beginning. Gabby is an angel of God who shows him that life is always full of surprises, adventures and a lot more meaning than we can easily fathom. She shows Bo how to help others, be open to love again and find the hidden strength that lies within all of us. It is a story with heart and hope that will take you on an adventure of faith with one amazing angel.

Reading Gabby, Angel of God will leave you feeling good about your life and dreaming of heaven.

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Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds, by Linda Bridey, 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 123 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

A historical western cowboy romance novel about a mail order bride.

** A clean cowboy romance novel **

This is book 1 in the Westward series

Tessa O’Connor lives in a world of privilege and excess. Her doting parents want her to make a good match with a worthy gentleman and live a respectable life. She is beautiful and intelligent and she comes with a hefty dowry. There is no reason that she shouldn’t be able to find an eligible man and settle down.

Tessa herself is the reason. The men who are attempting to court her are, in her opinion, boring and conceited. Not only that, Tessa craves excitement and adventure, of which there is little in her social circles. By chance, she comes across an advertisement for a bride brokerage company seeking eligible women of good breeding to go west and find husbands.

One man on the list catches her eye and she begins corresponding with him, eventually agreeing to go to Montana to meet him. She can’t resist the possibility of finding someone different and even if she doesn’t, the adventure itself would be worth her time. Tessa makes a successful escape and sets out to make a new life in Montana.

Dean Samuels is a Montana rancher who is in over his head. His ranch is struggling and his two children are unruly and in need of a caretaker. It’s clear to his younger brother, Marcus, that he needs help. He tells Dean about a mail order bride service and convinces him that he should utilize it to find a wife.

After his wife, Sarah, had passed away, Dean never intended to marry again. His ranch and his children became his life. However, it becomes apparent that Sadie, his daughter, and his son, Jack, need stability and love. The demands of raising his children and keeping his head above water financially have taken a toll and Dean grudgingly gives in to Marcus’ idea.

Sarah had been the love of his life and Dean doesn’t intend to let any other woman into his heart. He’s locked those kinds of emotions deep inside, not wanting to take the chance of getting hurt like that again. Because Dean has trouble expressing his feelings in writing, his younger brother Marcus agrees to help write the letters to Tessa. Dean is happy to leave that part up to him.

When Dean and Tessa meet, sparks fly between the two strong willed people. Tessa is disappointed that Dean isn’t the romantic, sophisticated man she was lead to believe he was in the letters she received. Dean is aggravated that she isn’t a meek woman who is easily managed. Never mind the fact that she has no idea of how to take care of children and keep a home.

Dean and Tessa struggle to find common ground and make their marriage work. Will they each take the risk and open their hearts to one another? Can their marriage survive and will they find love and contentment in each other? Their future happiness hangs in the balance under the Montana skies.

Click here to pick up your copy of Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds.

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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.

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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.

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.

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

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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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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/jerichoschild into your web browser to pick up your copy of Jericho’s Child: 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.**

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

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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/bostonband into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Next Boston Band.

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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ppr3px into your web browser to pick up your copy of Loose Ends.

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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/nationaltruth into your web browser to pick up your copy of The National Truth: A Sensational Tabloid Thriller.

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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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More Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Christmas on Main Street, a twelve-book box set collection by Joan Reeves, E. Ayers, Kelly Rae, Tori Scott, Mona Risk, Jill James, Kristy Tate, Leigh Morgan, Carol DeVaney, Pepper Phillips, Stephanie Queen and Susan R. Hughes, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 194 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Sentinel Resurrection, by Tom Langlas, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 11 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

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

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

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Catching The Bad Guy, by Marie Astor, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 175 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Abandon All Hope, by M.J. Schiller, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 23 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Category: Children & Middle Grade

 

 

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

Charming Picture Book for Children and Cat Lovers

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

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

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

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

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

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Portal Through the Pond, by David K. Anderson, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 28 customer reviews.

Category: Children’s / Middle Grade

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Johnny, the Mark of Chaos: An Urban Dark Fantasy, by Susan D. Kalior, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based 12 customer reviews.

Category: Dark Fantasy Romance

 

 

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

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

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

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

 

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Death Will Get You Sober, by Elizabeth Zelvin, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 257 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Shelter from the Storm, by Tony Dunbar is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 192 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

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

THE SEAMIER SIDE OF THE CRESCENT CITY…

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

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

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

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

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Together for Christmas, by Mimi Barbour, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 47 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

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

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

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

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What If It’s Love?, by Alix Nichols, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 49 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Date Night on Union Station, by E. M. Foner, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 95 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction / Comedy

 

 

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

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

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

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

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Whisper of Memory, by Brinda Berry, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars based 15 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult Sci-fi Romance

 

 

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

Weapons training and winter formals… a deadly combination

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

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

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

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Doubt – Among Us Trilogy book 1, by Anne-Rae Vasquez, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based 49 customer reviews.

Category: Religious & Inspirational Fiction / Apocalyptic

 

 

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

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

Gold winner in Readers’ Favorite Book Award 2014

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

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

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

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35 MORE Amazing Recipes Your Mother Would Be Proud Of!, by Dan Alatorre and Ankit Pandey, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 9 customer reviews.

Category: Cooking

 

 

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

35 MORE Amazing Favorites, From Our Families to Yours.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

And the reason we loved the food, was:

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

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Jubilee’s Journey, by Bette Lee Crosby, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 110 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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.

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

Category: Non-Fiction

 

 

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

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

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

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

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The Card Counter, by James Kipling, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 232 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery / Thriller

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Category: Christian Historical Fiction

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

Category: Mystery
 

 

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

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

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Startling Connections, by Peter M. Leschner, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 15 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

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

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

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

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The Fiction Writer’s Handbook, by Shelly Lowenkopf, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

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

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Lords of Honor, by K. R. Richards, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 65 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Whisper of Memory, by Brinda Berry, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars based 15 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult Sci-fi Romance

 

 

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

Weapons training and winter formals… a deadly combination

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

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

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

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Regulation 19, by P.T. Hylton, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 101 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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.

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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?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ds57ed into your web browser to pick up your copy of Defining Destiny.

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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.”

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