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 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 Night Doctor, by Cule Hinder, 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 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 13 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

George, the part-owner of an investment bank funded by black money, is on his way to the former Soviet Republic of Lithuania to conclude what his Lithuanian contacts think is a big deal but which he knows is a scam. His Armani suit, Gucci cufflinks and Prada shoes disguise a man who is losing his touch. It is his ex-wife? Is it his boss? Is it his bank? He is not sure, but he can sense the knives are out.

George thinks he is going to line his banks pockets at the expense of his Lithuanian victims saving face in the process, but the Baltic crew prove to be much more savvy than he had thought.

George, a firm believer in mixing business with pleasure, goes in search of female company in Vilnius. He finds more than he bargained for at a local nightclub in the shape of the magnificent Zoya, who wrecks both his bed and his head before taking off into the dark, Baltic night, leaving George with a monumental hangover or something worse.

He suspects he has been on the wrong side of a Mickey Fin, but there is no apparent reason, because nothing seems to be missing, not least the bank codes which are the key to his scam.

Feeling rough, he attends the hospital where another surprise awaits him, he encounters the night doctor….Zoya. Is there a connection between this apparent angel of the former KGB wards and the woman of the night who left him with such a devastating headache? Is he imagining things?

Obsessed now with what happened to him and why, George gets back to business only to find that his lost evening was a warning and the doctor doesn’t prescribe twice.

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

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The Intent Course: Say Yes To What Moves You, by Beca Lewis, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 9 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Imagine knowing what you want, why you want it, and how to have it.
Imagine that the outcome of consciously knowing what, why, and how is far greater than you believed possible.

Much more than another “how-to” book, this book is the perfect guide to understanding why setting right intents is the key and foundation for designing the life you want to live. It won’t just leave you with a desire for a better life; it will show you how to have it.

Do you have 28 days to practice a way of being that will change your life for the better? If so, grab this book and use it now!

Set the course of your life based on your own consciously chosen clear values and priorities, and they can become the intents that direct your life.

When you know your intent based on these pure values, you cannot be manipulated, swayed, or distracted.

Instead, you will feel the strong, steady support of the universe working in harmony and accord to the greatest outcome for you and your loved ones.

Mastering the skill of how to set intents can be applied to every aspect of your life, from deciding what is for dinner to your life purpose.

You choose, and the universe answers in kind.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/4qlssv into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Intent Course: Say Yes To What Moves You.

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Calculated Risk, by K S Ferguson, is regularly $1.99 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 22 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery / Thriller

 

 

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

Rafe McTavish, charming self-made businessman, owns the most successful private security firm in the galaxy. Estranged from his family since his wife’s bloody suicide fourteen years earlier, he’s nevertheless honor-bound to find out why his brother-in-law, CEO of the mega-corporation EcoMech, has placed his reputation and the company’s future in jeopardy by purchasing a dilapidated deep-space mining station.

Kama Bhatia, outlaw computer hacker and corporate spy, works for socialistic non-profit corporation Oasis, in opposition to the ruthless mega-corporations that control society. She has a mission of her own at the mining station: retrieve a secret document accidentally leaked to the station manager—before he can sell it to Oasis’ rivals. If she fails, Oasis loses its best hope to rescue the masses from under the iron boot of the mega-corporations.

But at the station, the crooked manager is missing, and the locals are far from friendly. Rafe takes a savage beating from miners who blame him and his corporate employers for fraud perpetrated against them. His safety relies on Kama, an ally no fonder of corporate executives than he is of criminals. With their own lives and the welfare of millions at stake, can they put aside their mutual attraction and distrust to unravel fraud, blackmail, and murder before the tide of violence overtakes them?

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

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Riddle Of The Diamond Dove, N.S. Wikarski , 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 14 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

THE ARKANA SERIES: Where Alternative History Meets Archaeology Adventure

Volume Four – Riddle Of The Diamond Dove

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

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

Volume Four – Riddle Of The Diamond Dove
Two down, three to go. The quest for the next piece of the puzzle has led both sides to Africa. They must comb an entire continent–their only lead a riddle carved onto a mysterious dove sculpture. Even as the Arkana team struggles to decipher the clue, new dangers hover over their colleagues at home.

Metcalf’s child-bride Hannah has taken refuge at the home of the Arkana’s leader Faye while mercenary Leroy Hunt creeps ever closer to her hiding place. Meanwhile, Metcalf’s son Daniel recruits a clever ally who might be more than a match for the opposing side.

When the forces of the Arkana and the Nephilim converge on a ruined city in a forgotten corner of the dark continent, the shocking outcome is beyond even Cassie’s powers to foresee. The quest for the Sage Stone will veer in an unexpected direction once both sides solve the Riddle Of The Diamond Dove.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/diamonddove into your web browser to pick up your copy of Riddle Of The Diamond Dove in the Amazon Kindle store.

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Deviations, 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 59 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Former police detective Karen Seagate is drinking herself to oblivion and having dangerous sex with losers from the bar when the new police chief tracks her down. The brutal rape and murder of a state senator by a lone-wolf extremist gives Seagate a chance to return to the department, but the new chief has set down some rules, and Seagate is not good with rules. At this point, she is just trying to stay alive. With nothing left to lose and nobody left to trust—not even her partner, Ryan—Seagate goes off the grid to find the killer. She doesn’t care that she will be fired again. She has much bigger problems, now that she has been captured inside the neo-Nazi compound.

Click here to pick up your copy of Deviations.

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Deadly Straits, by R.E. McDermott, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 876 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Thriller / Action & Adventure

 

 

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

When marine engineer and very part-time spook Tom Dugan becomes collateral damage in the War on Terror, he’s not about to take it lying down.

Falsely implicated in a hijacking, he’s offered a chance to clear himself by helping the CIA snare their real prey, Dugan’s best friend, London ship owner Alex Kairouz. Reluctantly, Dugan agrees to go undercover in Alex’s company, despite doubts about his friend’s guilt. Once undercover, Dugan’s steadfast refusal to accept Alex’s guilt puts him at odds not only with his CIA superiors, but also with a beautiful British agent with whom he’s romantically involved.

When a tanker is found adrift near Singapore with a dead crew, and another explodes in Panama as Alex lies near death after a suspicious suicide attempt, Dugan is framed for the attacks. Out of options, and convinced the attacks are prelude to an even more devastating assault, Dugan eludes capture to follow his last lead to Russia, only to be shanghaied as an ‘advisor’ to a Russian Spetsnaz unit on a suicide mission.

Deadly Straits is a non-stop thrill ride, from London streets, to the dry docks of Singapore, to the decks of the tankers that feed the world’s thirst for oil, with stops along the way in Panama, Langley, Virginia, and Teheran. Richly spiced with detail from the author’s 30 years sailing, building, and repairing ships worldwide, it is, in the words of one reviewer, “fast-paced, multilayered and gripping.”

Click here to pick up your copy of Deadly Straits.

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Checkout Girl, by Aimee Alexander, 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 15 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Inspirational Short Story

 

 

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

When an eighty-three year old woman dies, she is not transported straight to heaven. She’s taken on an unexpected detour back to her life shortly before she died. But she’s seeing the world from a different point of view. This is the first time she has ever experienced a detour being the best part of a journey.

‘A wonderful, warm read that’s guaranteed to tug at the heartstrings,’ author Colette Caddle.

Checkout Girl was published as part of the short story compilation, Moments, in aid of the tsunami. It was also part of a short story collection published in Germany.

Aimee Alexander is the pen name of bestselling Irish author, Denise Deegan

Click here to pick up your copy of Checkout Girl.

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India Was One, by An Indian, 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 85 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Realistic Fiction

 

 

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

…Suddenly, he saw something shiny at the bottom of the abyss. He squinted his eyes to see what it was. He ran back to his binoculars and turned them to see what it was. Sharp barbed wires that separated the two mountains came into focus. He had come as far as he could in his country. But she was standing in another country.

He was in South India and she was in North India…

Have you ever imagined India being divided into two countries? What happens to the millions of Indians who are from South India but are now residing in North India? Kaahi & Jai were two such people who got trapped in this situation. Everything was going smoothly for them and suddenly, their world turned upside down.

How will they get together? Will India become one again?

Take an exciting journey with them from their college days in Mumbai to their life in the US and back to India when they find out that India is divided.

Click here to pick up your copy of India Was One.

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your first group of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for Thursday: for those books listed as being free 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!

Mister Darcy’s Secret, by Barbara Silkstone, is regularly $3.03 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 12 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance / Christian Fiction

 

 

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

Based on the enduring characters created by Jane Austen, this is a contemporary spin on a classic tale of love denied, and love discovered. Each novella is part of the Mister Darcy series but each adventure can be read as a stand alone.

The mysterious Mister Darcy enlists the aid of dog psychologist Lizzie Bennet in his secret quest. Lizzie soon finds herself deep in his battle where familiar villains join forces to stop Darcy at all costs. Darcy’s true feelings for Lizzie bubble to the surface but can she reciprocate? And what about that peanut butter kiss?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/darcyssecret into your web browser to pick up your copy of Mister Darcy’s Secret in the Amazon Kindle store.

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Horror Within, an eight-book box set by Mark Tufo, Scott Nicholson, Robert Chazz Chute, Ian Woodhead, Eric A. Shelman, Tony Baker, Travis Tufo, Armand Rosamilia and J.T. Warren, 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 56 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Armand Rosamilia – Dying Days ~ Sunny Florida, beautiful beaches, no traffic on A1A… Zombies roaming the dunes in search of the living… Darlene Bobich in a fight to survive.

Travis Tufo – Red Sky ~ Joseph loved life, his farm and his wife. That is until he was torn away to fight in the war. His easy going attitude quickly died as he became a cold blooded killer for the Russian Army. His main objective remained of wanting to return to his simple life, but was this even possible?

Tony Baker – From The Ashes ~ Harold Lancaster, a retired cop, woke one morning to find himself in the middle of hell. He had seen many things over twenty-five years in law enforcement, but that experience had not prepared him for this insanity. In a coordinated worldwide attack, terrorists had unleased a mutated virus. This virus that did not kill outright, it did something far worse.

Eric A. Shelman – Dead Hunger ~ Something happened to the earth. Inexplicable. Not a product of man, but of nature.

Now Flex Sheridan and Gem Cardoza must do all they can to protect Flex’s six-year-old neice Trina and find ways to survive a massive outbreak that has caused most of humankind to metamorphose into the walking dead.

Ian Woodhead – The Unwashed Dead ~ The few law-abiding citizens left alive in Breakspear Gardens have locked their doors and shut the curtains on this Friday night. They dare not venture out after the sun goes down. The druggies, drunks, and feral kids rule the streets in the roughest housing project in northern England – a place where anything can be had, at a low price – the neighborhood you never want to live in.

Tonight, the streets are strangely quiet. Headaches, nausea, and sickness are targeting criminals and residents alike. The untainted soon discover the horror of their plight, as their friends, families, and neighbors begin to die … and are reborn as voracious, ravening beasts!

Robert Chazz Chute – This Plague Of Days ~ The war for the future has begun and the greater numbers are on the side of the infected. Terrorists created the plague and made ordinary civilians into rabid bio-weapons. The Ungrateful Living and the rabid cannibals all share one thing in common: they are just like you.

Mark Tufo – Zombie Fallout + Bonus Short Mayan Prophecy ~ It was a flu season like no other. With the H1N1 virus running rampant throughout the country, people lined up in droves to try and attain one of the coveted vaccines. What was not known was the effect this largely untested, rushed to market, inoculation was to have on the unsuspecting throngs.

Within days, feverish folk throughout the country convulsed, collapsed, and died, only to be reborn. With a taste for brains, blood, and bodies, these modern-day zombies scoured the lands for their next meal. Overnight the country became a killing ground for the hordes of zombies that ravaged the land.

Scott Nicholson/ J.T. Warren – Meat Camp ~ In a desperate attempt to save their land from tax foreclosure, Delphus Fraley and his daughter open a camp for at-risk kids, with the goal of building character through experience in the Appalachian Mountain outdoors.

But a strange infection contaminating the camp’s mess hall soon triggers a violent
rampage. As the isolated camp turns into a bloodbath, camp counselor Jenny Usher first fights to save the children, and then finds she must fight to save herself.

Because this infection doesn’t just kill, it brings the dead back to life…

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/qkaogr into your web browser to pick up your copy of Horror Within in the Amazon Kindle store.

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Killing Chase, by Ben Muse, is regularly $3.50 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 73 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Sometimes second chances can kill you.

From the moment he woke that early March morning, Chase Hampton knew, once he was released from prison later that day, he was never going back. No matter what.

Born into a wealthy but flawed North Carolina shipbuilding family, Chase was somehow immune to the dysfunction. The sky was the limit for the 18-year old football prodigy, until one terrible event changed the course of his life and prison became his new home. Through the highs and lows of his incarceration, there was one person he couldn’t forget, no matter how hard he’d tried: childhood best friend Bailey Masters. For reasons unknown to him, she’d shunned him ever since her mysterious return to Foggy Harbor at the beginning of their sophomore year.

Now, seven years into a twelve-year manslaughter sentence, Chase is given an unusual second chance, one that comes with its own set of rules. Suddenly, he’s thrust into a position he’s not ready for: the tip of the spear in a quiet war against an American enemy. A war that could cost him his family . . . and his life.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/killingchase into your web browser to pick up your copy of Killing Chase in the Amazon Kindle store.

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The Office Workout: 75 Exercises to do at Your Desk, by Kent Burden, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just $1.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 23 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Feeling unhealthy and trapped at your desk every day? Want to get healthier and live a healthy lifestyle but can’t imagine finding time to go to the gym? Wellness expert Kent Burden shares his innovative, easy and effective arsenal of 75 exercises you can do at your desk without even breaking a sweat! Sample this simple office workout to look better, feel better and even work better—and it won’t interfere with doing your job! This book is packed with pictures of how to do the exercises and shows you how easy it is to be more active at work!

With new research showing that prolonged sitting is as bad for your health as smoking cigarettes, The Office Workout teaches you how to do micro workouts that yield big results and help busy people like you stay active all day long. Lose weight, gain muscle, get ripped, and be healthier all in 1-5 minutes per hour!

Did you know that…
• A 1-5 minutes of office exercise each hour makes you more productive
• Short burst strength training improves blood flow to the brain
• Raising your heart rate even for a minute or two improves mental focus and creativity
• You burn 60 more calories each hour by standing than by sitting
• Being more active can save both you and your company BIG MONEY on healthcare costs

This book will help you…
• Lose weight
• Increase bone mass
• Burn more calories all day long
• Decrease your chance of developing diabetes, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, cancer and other lifestyle diseases
• Reduce back pain and strengthen your back by showing you simple exercises for back pain
• Get healthy, feel better and more energized all day long

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/officeworkout into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Office Workout: 75 Exercises to do at Your Desk in the Amazon Kindle store.

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Keys of Life: Uriel’s Justice, by Carolyn Schield and Thomas Vorbeck, 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 42 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Supernatural Historical Thriller

 

 

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

Long ago, a violent war erupted between the Children of the Nephilim, who had once taken Eve’s daughters as wives, and the Pure of Heart. The Nephilim’s thirst for revenge rages through history as they slowly infiltrate global corporations, secret societies and international politics. The goal: is total domination.

Cordy McDermott isn’t your typical veterinarian – unless your veterinarian also happens to have a black belt in karate. After rescuing an Egyptian princess from being sold as a sex slave, Cordy finds herself in the crosshairs of death, tangled in a harrowing battle dating to Biblical times.

Across the world, a young, brawny archeologist stumbles upon an ancient relic at the Egyptian temple of Abu Simbel after a mysterious dream. On the run, Ash and Cordy team up in a thrilling race against time to keep balance from falling in favor of an enemy bent on vengeance and absolute control.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Keys of Life:Uriel’s Justice in the Amazon Kindle store.

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Capturing the Cowboy’s Heart, by Lindsey Brookes, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 323 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

After losing his wife in an accident two years before, not long after he’d been forced from the circuit by an injury, thirty-two-year-old Cade Tyler, ex-rodeo champion, thinks life has thrown him more than lemons. But life isn’t done…it sends him Lacy Dalton.

She’s a reporter.

He hates reporters.

She’s pushy.

He hates pushy.

She’s sexy.

He…well, he just won’t let himself think of her that way.

The more Lacy learns about Cade’s past, the more she finds herself wanting to prove to him that not all reporters are bloodthirsty vultures. But her growing attraction to him puts not only her heart in jeopardy, but her life as well, because someone is out to ruin Cade and will do anything to make that happen.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Capturing the Cowboy’s Heart.

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your first group of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for Monday: for those books listed as being free 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!

Out of Nowhere, by Patrick LeClerc, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 32 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

Healer Sean Danet is immortal—a fact he has cloaked for centuries, behind enemy lines and now a paramedic’s uniform. Having forgotten most of his distant past, he has finally found peace—and love.

But there are some things you cannot escape, however much distance you put behind you.

When Sean heals the wrong man, he uncovers a lethal enemy who holds all the cards. And this time he can’t run. It’s time to stand and fight, for himself, for his friends, for the woman he loves. It’s time, finally, for Sean to face his past—and choose a future.

A story of love, of battle—and of facing your true self when there’s nowhere left to hide.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/outofnowhere into your web browser to pick up your copy of Out of Nowhere in the Amazon Kindle store.

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House of Blues, by Julie Smith, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 140 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

House of Blues is the FIFTH book in the Edgar Award-winning Skip Langdon Series by Julie Smith.

DISTURBING FAMILY SECRETS, A CURIOUS KIDNAPPING, AND COLD-BLOODED MURDER HAUNT THIS GRITTY AND MYSTERIOUS SOUTHERN DRAMA.

Sugar Hebert arrives home from a ten-minute errand to find her husband shot to death and the rest of her family missing—including her daughter Reed, heir apparent to the Hebert restaurant dynasty, and Reed’s eleven-month-old daughter.

Detective Skip Langdon’s hunt for a murderer and the missing Hebert heirs embraces worlds within worlds—splendid but dangerous Garden District digs, Faubourg Marigny drug dens, broken-down projects, lowdown bars, an elegant hangout for crooked politicos, and a dealer’s crib masquerading as a sultan’s palace, harem and all. A palm reader warns Langdon of danger, but it comes when she’s least prepared for it. Before long, the mob’s involved (maybe there’s a reason Hebert’s Restaurant won the lucrative casino contract), and so are family secrets so ugly they’d make Tennessee Williams wince. Everyone has them—the Heberts, the mob princess, even the crooked cop.

And Langdon finds she should have listened to the damned palm reader.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/fmsmb5 into your web browser to pick up your copy of House of Blues in the Amazon Kindle store.

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A Pocket Full of Gold, by Teri Kanefield, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 11 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle UnlimitedYes

Category: Children and Middle Grade

 

 

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

Rebecca misses her Mama, who died four years ago.

When Papa gets engaged to Melody, Rebecca is thrilled.

Then Melody is jailed for theft–and Rebecca knows she didn’t do it.

But who did? And who is trying to pin the crime on Melody?

Rebecca must find out!

From the award-winning author of The Girl From The Tar Paper School and Rivka’s Way.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/pocketfullgold into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Pocket Full of Gold in the Amazon Kindle store.

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The Fiction Writer’s Handbook, by Shelley Lowenkopf, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 28 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Non-Fiction / 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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/7251 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Fiction Writer’s Handbook in the Amazon Kindle store.

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Free Falling, by Susan Kiernan-Lewis, 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 371 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Dystopian Thriller

 

 

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

A fun family vacation turns into an apocalyptic nightmare when a couple and their young son find themselves trapped in the Irish countryside during an international crisis. With all contact outside the country gone, all electricity and all non horse-powered vehicles useless and desperate bands of outlaws roaming the Emerald Isle, the time has come for one soft American family to reach deep within for the reserve of brains and courage to survive.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Free Falling in the Amazon Kindle store.

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Second Summer, by Shirleen Davies, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 77 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Second Summer is the first book in the MacLarens of Fire Mountain Contemporary novella series. Heartwarming stories of difficult choices, loyalty, and lasting romance. Watch for Hard Landing in the Spring of 2014.

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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 the 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!

Three Days in Seattle, 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 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 276 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

From NY Times bestselling author comes Three Days in Seattle, a fast-paced, flirty read that will keep you riveted to the pages. When LA photographer Kate McAllister flies to Seattle in search of her missing sister, she finds irresistible real estate agent Ryan instead. Little did she know that this trip would set her on a path of danger and change her life forever, for soon Kate and Ryan are entwined in a vengeful murder plot — and a simmering love affair…

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Whirl, by Emma Raveling, 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 55 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

Kendra Irisavie has always played by her own rules.

She’s an ondine, a water elemental gifted with the powerful magic of Empath Virtue and trained to be a fighter. Pursued by Aquidae demons, she and her mother remain Rogue, hiding among humans to avoid becoming casualties in an ancient war.

Everything changes when violence erupts on Kendra’s seventeenth birthday. A dark stranger appears, promising answers to her mysterious past and stirring unexpected feelings in her fiercely guarded heart.

But as Kendra uncovers the truth about her heritage and future, she realizes just how deep the lies and deception run.

Now, in the face of unthinkable odds, she will need all her wits, skills, and magic to fulfill an extraordinary prophecy.

The first in a sweeping contemporary fantasy series, Whirl is the beginning of a young woman’s exhilarating journey for survival, love, and hope as she fights for her place in a world where she doesn’t belong.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/lr7h0d into your web browser to pick up your copy of Whirl in the Amazon Kindle store.

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The Cradle of the Gods, by Thomas Quinn Miller, 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 16 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

In the world of Allwyn, humans are almost extinct. A war amongst the gods, mirrored by their progeny led to the downfall of humanity and the banishment of their god. Now, a thousand years later, the remaining humans eke out an existence on the fringes of the vast empire of the dwarves, who have been tasked by their god to oversee them.

In one such settlement, known as the Cradle of the Gods, a young human named Ghile is preparing for his upcoming manhood test and his first Rite of Attrition. The rite is used by the dwarves to seek out humans who show signs of being potential vessels for an insane god’s return. The same rite claimed the life of Ghile’s older brother.

Meanwhile, Almoriz the Sorcerer and his over-confident apprentice, Riff, arrive in Ghile’s village for what seems to be just another of their annual visits. But their arrival triggers a series of events that thrusts Ghile into a prophecy that will mark him as the Stonechosen and unlock in him powers of the gods themselves.

But Ghile is not alone. Others chosen to fulfill the prophecy travel to the Cradle to seek out the new Stonechosen and destroy him.

The time of the Stonechosen has come.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/cradleofgods into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Cradle of the Gods in the Amazon Kindle store.

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How to Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any, by Erik Wecks, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 249 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Unlike many personal finance books, How to Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any was specifically written for Americans who struggle to make it on a monthly basis. It provides a respectful, no-nonsense look at the difficult realities of our modern economy, along with an easy to follow path toward better financial stability that will give hope to even the most financially strapped households. Created by a financial expert who hasn’t struck it rich, How to Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any offers a first hand story of financial survival in the face of rough times. Rather than emphasizing wealth creation, How to Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any teaches readers to do the best they can with their income no matter its size. Content rich, personal, and jargon free, the book is opinionated and at times humorous. Full of current everyday references, it is meant to be a quick read that will appeal to the average reader just struggling to make ends meet.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/q55eej into your web browser to pick up your copy of How to Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any.

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The Billionaire’s Secret: Betting On You Series: Book One, by Jeannette Winters, 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 173 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Billionaire Jon Vinchi is a man with one passion: work. His friends decide to shake him up by entering him as a prize at a charity event.

Accountant Lizette Burke is dressed to the nines and covering for her boss at a charity event. She’s hoping to land a donor for the struggling non-profit agency that employs her.

She never expected to win a date with a billionaire.

He never thought one night could turn his life upside down.

One lie stands between them and their happily ever after. Too bad it’s a big one!

Click here to pick up your copy of The Billionaire’s Secret: Betting On You Series: Book One.

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Deadly Offerings, by Alexa Grace, 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 2,941 reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

From USA TODAY bestselling author Alexa Grace, Deadly Offerings is a novel with pulsing passion and razor-sharp suspense. It is the first adventure in this sizzling suspense series.

Anne Mason thinks she’ll be safe living in the Midwest building a wind farm. She may be dead wrong. Someone is dumping bodies in her corn field and telling Anne they are gifts—for her!

As the body count rises, Anne realizes a cold-blooded serial killer is patiently waiting and watching her every move. And he won’t stop until he ends her life. It is clear there are no limits to this killer’s thirst for revenge or how far he will go to get it.

After a nasty divorce, Anne Mason does not want to get romantically involved, especially with ex-husband’s attorney, Michael Brandt. The ruggedly handsome new County Prosecutor is the last person Anne can trust, but may offer her only chance at survival from a psychopathic killer. But will she survive the passion that rages between them?

Click here to pick up your copy of Deadly Offerings.

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Lords of Retribution, by K.R. Richards, 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 60 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

Trevan Chynoweth returns to Cornwall to find his impatient fiancée, Wenna Penrose, promised to another man. Trevan is not willing to give up his long-time love. Meanwhile, his cousin, Gabriel Chynoweth, fights his sudden, physical attraction to Wenna’s sister, Senny, a woman whom he has always regarded as a dear friend and sister. Jack Drayton, the Earl of Elveston, has long been attracted to Lady Tuesday Inwood. Knowing the only way he could have her is with an offer of marriage has been enough to stop him from pursuing her, until now.

In Cornwall, the Avalon Society discovers another clue that leads to an important relic while translating ancient scrolls recently found in Glastonbury. The Society’s opponents, the Knights of the Brown Order, are determined to find the Holiest of relics first. They will do anything to get to it before the Avalon Society does.

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

Here’s your listing of free and discounted Kindle book offers in a variety of genres for the 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!

Click Date Repeat, by K. Farnham, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 23 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Women’s Fiction

 

 

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

These days, finding love online is as commonplace as ordering that coveted sweater. But back in 2003, the whole concept of internet dating was still quite new, with a stigma attached to it that meant those who were willing to test the waters faced a fair amount of skepticism from friends and family.

Such is the case for Chloe Thompson, a restless 20-something tired of the typical dating scene and curious about what she might find inside her parents’ computer. With two serious but failed relationships behind her, Chloe isn’t even entirely sure what she’s looking for. She just knows that whatever it is, she wants to find it.

Based loosely on author K. J. Farnham’s real-life online dating experiences, Chloe’s foray into online dating involves a head-first dive into a world of matches, ice breakers and the occasional offer of dick pics, all while Chloe strives to shake herself of the ex who just refuses to disappear. Will she simultaneously find herself and “the one” online, or will the ever-growing pile of humorous and downright disastrous dates only prove her friends and family right? There’s only one way to find out…

Click. Date. Repeat.

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

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Murky Water: The Chronicles of Agnes McCall Book One, by Rashad Freeman, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Water doesn’t wash away everything…

Four years ago a maniacal and pragmatic serial killer terrorized the city of New Orleans. Her name was Agnes McCall, better known then as Monica. She was a woman scorned, who enacted her revenge in a string of brutal murders that displayed no hint of mercy or compassion.

In the span of months a town was left in shambles as bodies piled up in the wake of her rage. Then, as abruptly as they started the murders stopped and Agnes was gone.

Now she has found a new city to call home, a new river to hide the sins of her past. The teeming streets of New York offer the perfect opportunity to start over, but for Agnes starting over means starting again.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/murkywater into your web browser to pick up your copy of Murky Water: The Chronicles of Agnes McCall Book One.

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Ancient Echoes, by Joanne Pence, is regularly $6.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 42 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Action and Adventure

 

 

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

Top 10 Idaho Book Award Winner

Past and present collide in this spellbinding tale by USA Today bestselling author Joanne Pence.

Over two hundred years ago, a covert expedition shadowing Lewis and Clark disappeared into the wilderness of Central Idaho. Now, seven anthropology students and their professor vanish in the same area. The key to finding them lies in an ancient secret, one involving alchemy, gold, and immortality…a secret that men throughout history have sought to unveil.

Michael Rempart is a brilliant archeologist whose colorful and controversial career has earned him admiring fans and implacable foes, but he is plagued by a troubling sense of the supernatural and a mysterious spiritual intuitiveness. Joining Rempart in this adventure are a CIA consultant on paranormal phenomena, a washed-up local sheriff, and a former scholar of Egyptology. All must overcome their personal demons as they attempt to save the students and, ultimately, the world.

From the Journal of Francis Masterson, 1806–

All hope is gone. Evil is victorious.

In the time I have remaining I will, herewith, impart a tale so filled with Dread and Terror that my heart overflows with immeasurable Sorrow to tell it. It began with the highest of Good Will and Promise and, on my part, great Excitement. I can only trust to Providence that one day this small account which I leave in a land of unimaginable desolation and Wildness, may be discovered, and that it will serve to warn others of the wickedness that may ensnare Good men.

Ours was to be a Secret Expedition…

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/urn3c7 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Ancient Echoes in the Amazon Kindle store.

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PALEO DIET – Get Started, Get Motivated, Feel Great, by Elizabeth Gordon, 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 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 21 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Make a change today and increase your odds of a long and healthy life.

Discover the PALEO diet and the penny drops: GOOD HEALTH IS NO LOTTERY!

YES, Paleo can help you lose weight, but there is far more to it than that. I will quote studies and research to show how a Paleo lifestyle can help you avoid cancer, diabetes, heart disease and many more of today’s health bogeymen.

Paleo Diet: Get Started, Get Motivated, Feel Great aims to introduce and explain the benefits and rules of Paleo.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/9hux83 into your web browser to pick up your copy of PALEO DIET – Get Started, Get Motivated, Feel Great.

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Mash Up, by Joe Klingler, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 38 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Disturbed by the death of a suspect in a recent case he feels was the result of his own failure to unravel a high-tech crime; Qigiq, Fairbanks detective, motorcyclist and knife-thrower, heads south to partner with the energetic, action-loving Kandy Dreeson of the San Francisco Police Department to be schooled on all things digital.
But when Robina, a violinist from a local college, arrives at the police station with body parts in an Amazon box screaming about her missing roommate, Kandy and Qigiq are soon drowning in a torrent of cyber-clues from YouTube videos to disappearing music files while dodging threats to their lives. With each bit they decipher they grow ever closer to the dangerous forces that would trade money for murder, and secrecy for seduction.
High-speed chase suspenseful, exploding with power-struggle intrigue, and awash in Silicon Valley “innovation,” Mash Up captures the enchantment of the Internet Age, and the deadly power of a file copy.

Click here to pick up your copy of Mash Up.

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Dog Day Wedding, by Rich Amooi, 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 36 reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category:Romantic Comedy

 

 

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

Giovanni Roma was jilted at the altar. Twice. Meeting Natalie is an enchanting distraction—too bad she’s engaged to another man. To top it off, Giovanni’s mother has a mouth with no filter and is obsessed with finding her son a suitable baby-maker.

Natalie DeMarco is a good cop with one problem. Cold feet. Her fiancé is a decent man, but she’s starting to wonder if decent is good enough. Maybe the doubts could be blamed on Giovanni, that guitar-making Italian hunk next door.

Giovanni knows he must do something, but things get out of hand when he learns he’s not the only one who objects to the wedding.

Dog Day Wedding is a fast, fun romantic comedy that gives new meaning to the term, “Shotgun Wedding.”

Click here to pick up your copy of Dog Day Wedding.

 

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Today’s Featured Kindle Book

Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day, Remember Everything You Want and Manage the Rest, by Helmut Sachs, is regularly $6.99 but has been discounted to just $1.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Genre: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Remember Everything You Want and Manage the Rest is a practical guide for anyone who wishes to improve their memory and learning and master information in a knowledge intensive world. It merges rapid memorization and long-term memory improvement techniques with information and knowledge management to provide a comprehensive solution for students, professionals, and life-long learners. The book contains a wealth of easy-to-follow examples.

Memorization is not enough
“Create a memory palace and store everything in your brain.” Does this really work? Yes – mnemonic techniques allow you to memorize a large fact file, learn foreign languages, and give an important speech completely from memory. Consequently, we cover the most effective memory improvement methods and accompany them with real-life examples.

But to really keep what you have learned, you have to reinforce it. This book scratches more than the surface when it comes to the most powerful memory technique of all – Practicing recall using effective methods and modern computer software.

Besides, what do you want to remember in the first place?
There is more information on the Internet than you would ever want to remember – and a lot of it will be outdated in a few years. Don’t “download” it all into your brain or your computer. Instead, become smart about extracting the important information, taking notes, and organizing what is relevant for your life, business, research, or studies, so that you can re-find and use it with ease while it is relevant.

What can you expect from this book?

  • A comprehensive set of memory improvement techniques: Learn and review faster, pass exams, memorize foreign language vocabulary with confidence, and improve your memory in all areas of your life.
  • You learn how to extract, organize, and review information from all kinds of sources, including the web, books and e-books, videos, etc., using modern, mostly free computer software.
  • Re-find your information with ease, build your own digital library, and create bibliographies with the click of a few buttons.
  • You learn how to take and manage notes in innovative ways, including techniques such as mind mapping and outlining.
  • A very effective method to improve your attention span and concentration.
  • Techniques to beat absent-mindedness and stress.
  • A wealth of references and resources.
  • Easy-to-follow real-life examples.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/l6mavz into your web browser to pick up your copy of Remember Everything You Want and Manage the Rest in the Amazon Kindle store.

 

About the Author:

 

helmut sachs

 

Helmut Sachs is a lecturer, trainer, manager, and computer engineer. For the last several years, he has been teaching creative and critical thinking and information literacy at colleges and in workshops.

Helmut spent many years managing and implementing projects for large enterprises in Europe and Asia, and has extensive experience in information management and professional training.

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

 

 

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Darkness Haunts, by Susan Illene, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

Melena Sanders faced her fair share of danger with insurgents and terrorists when she served in the U.S. Army, but now she is about to go up against a new threat. Her best friend, Aniya, has disappeared while on a trip to Fairbanks, Alaska—a supernatural haven. Most humans have no idea darker races lurk amongst them. Mel knows better. If she wants to get her friend back, she’s going to have to go in alone—but not unarmed.

Melena has a few special skills the Army didn’t provide, but the odds are still against her. She’s got to come up with a plan fast that doesn’t involve her, or her friend, dying. But danger likes to play it rough. A war for power is about to rise in Fairbanks and if she wants to get Aniya back, she’s going to have to step right into the middle of it.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/rylq2a into your web browser to pick up your copy of Darkness Haunts in the Amazon Kindle store.

Darkness Haunts – Apple iBooks store

Darkness Haunts – Nook store

 

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Sixth Cycle, by Darren Wearmouth and Carl Sinclair, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

In the blink of an eye, the world changed.
Danger lurks around every corner.

Captain Jake Phillips wakes in his crash landed craft and finds Earth transformed into a frightening new world. He faces two immediate threats that will test his survival skills to the limit.

Mutated beings prowl the landscape, hunting humans and searching for the remaining resources. Without a plan in place, the battle will be lost and humanity as Jake knows it will be destroyed.

Sixth Cycle is a gritty post-apocalyptic story of survival and adventure.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/sixth into your web browser to pick up your copy of Sixth Cycle in the Amazon Kindle store.

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Dr. M’s Seven-X Plan for Digestive Health, by Anil Minocha, is regularly $9.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Eject Gut-Roots of Your Sickness and Take Your Life Back

A renowned gastroenterologist and nutritionist shares his Seven-Point Digestive Restoration Plan that targets Gut-Immune-Skin-Brain axis based on medical evidence and decades of experience.

“All diseases begin in the gut,” said Hippocrates (460-370 BC).

Ever wonder why gut may be involved in so many diverse diseases including brain dysfunction? Consider the following facts:

*Gut is the largest immune organ, and if stretched has surface area of one football field!

*With about 100 million nerve cells in the gut, it has little brain of its own (Enteric Nervous System).

*Trillions of bacteria in the gut are in cross-talk with our big brain all the time.

*Gut bacteria train and educate our immune system in early years so the immune system can differentiate between friend or foe.

*Gut interacts with various organs in body via Gut-Immune-Skin-Brain axis.

The roots of your future health were laid while you were in the womb and during your early years. Genes are only a small part of it! If you are at a loss as to what is wrong and why you can’t be healthy, think about your gut.

In your gut reside trillions of bacteria. Only a single microscopic cell lining separates your body from these bacteria. These bacteria, good and bad, affect your health 24/7 via the Gut-Immune-Skin-Brain axis.

Your gut occupies a central role in your health!

Not only are chronic digestive illnesses widespread, there continues to be a rise of autism and allergies in kids, as well as chronic pain like fibromyalgia, migraine, and interstitial cystitis in adults. Arthritis, acne, and psoriasis are widespread. All of these are associated with high-intensity GI problems.

What is leaky gut and how can you strengthen it? What kind of foods should you avoid? Which probiotic should you take? What is a good way to do a colon cleanse, flush, and detox? Is there a natural treatment for IBS?

Dr. M’s Seven-X Plan provides invaluable information and answers to the above questions and a lot more. Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Time to get healthy is now! Take action now!

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/4oap59 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Dr. M’s Seven-X Plan for Digestive Health in the Amazon Kindle store.

Dr. M’s Seven-X Plan for Digestive Health – Apple iBooks store

Dr. M’s Seven-X Plan for Digestive Health – Nook store

Dr. M’s Seven-X Plan for Digestive Health – Kobostore

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The Trial, by John Mayer, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just $1.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

An urban legal/crime novel set in the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh.

Part I of The Parliament House book series – 2nd Edition

When Glaswegian Brogan McLane completes many years of university education and legal training he crosses that great divide from Glasgow to Edinburgh. ‘Called’ to the Bar of the Scottish Supreme Court, he becomes a member of the most prestigious club in Scotland; The Faculty of Advocates in Parliament House.

When High Court Judge, Lord Aldounhill, is found dead after a transvestite party in his sumptuous home, those who know the killer close ranks and need a scapegoat – who better than ‘outsider’ Brogan McLane?

Out on bail with his career on hold, McLane and his band of blood brothers in the Calton Bar in Glasgow need to get ahead of their enemies or McLane will go down for life after Trial. But every time they discover a piece of evidence, it seems there is a mirror image to contradict it.

Through the murky world of Russian controlled transvestite hotels and with some unexpected police and judicial help, McLane battles against ‘Low Life in High Places in the Old Town’ until the killer is found.

But well protected and knowing all the tricks, will the killer ever stand trial in Parliament House

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/tq46id into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Trial.

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Flypaper, by C.K. Vile, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Raised in a nightmare-like existence he now recreates in his books, Nick Dawkins wants nothing more than to be left alone. Podunk USA should be far enough away, but for his most passionate fans, the end of the earth is still too close.

Danielle, a fan who manages to find him, shows up and his writer’s block vanishes. He’s inspired. Dreams he didn’t know he had are on the brink of coming true.

He should know better. He’s the teller of terror. There’s no room in his life for fairytales.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Flypaper.

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One Black Rose, by Maddy Edwards, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

Sixteen-year-old Autumn goes to stay with her friend Carley in Castleton, Maine, for the summer. All she’s expecting is a normal couple of months hanging out at the beach with friends. Nothing out of the ordinary is supposed to happen.

But as soon as she arrives she meets Holt Roth. Holt is unlike anyone she’s ever met before – and her reaction to him is even more unexpected.

Then she meets his friend, Samuel Cheshire. If her reaction to Holt was strong, her reaction to Samuel is shocking. The only problem is that he seems to hate her for no reason at all.

Not being able to choose between two guys is only the beginning of Autumn’s problems, because both Samuel and Holt are Fairies, and Autumn is caught between her own desires and the Fairy Courts, who might cause her immeasurable pain if she makes the wrong choice.

Click here to pick up your free copy of One Black Rose.

 

 

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

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 124 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

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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Charming: A Cinderella Prequel, by Laura Briggs and Sarah Steinbrenner, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 61 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

Homely, awkward farm boy Jode Lintwich longs for adventure and greatness: two things which can’t be had in his humble village and seldom happen to anyone like himself. But desperation can change anyone’s destiny-and Jode is desperate enough to try.

A visit to a local witch, a few coins, and an accidental promise transforms Jode into something beyond his wildest imaginings; and also causes him to be cast out of his own village for good. A wanderer turned loose in the world, Jode must learn the truth about the magic upon him and embrace a destiny greater than any he ever imagined. If he wants to survive, he must find the key to his ultimate happiness, and escape the danger inflicted upon him by the two-sided gift of the witch’s magic.

From a pirate ship to the sands of the desert, from a mercenary knight to a monarch’s deceptive pawn, the adventures of Jode-turned-Handsome-Jack are as a varied as his namesake’s tales … and as far from his true fate as he could possibly imagine.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/charmingcinderella into your web browser to pick up your copy of Charming: A Cinderella Prequel.

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The 4 Essential Questions: Choosing Spiritually Health Habits, by Beca Lewis, is regularly $4.49 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 10 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

There is something you have been saying to yourself your entire life that has made your life the way it is today; and until you figure out what that statement is, you are trapped in it forever.

Use The 4 Essential Questions to discover that statement and the hundreds of other beliefs that have grown out of it and all the habits it has produced that narrow down your life into a tiny limited box of opportunities, and replace it with a Life Statement based on your true spiritual nature. Then, and only then, will you begin to easily experience unlimited opportunities for happiness and abundance in every area of your life.
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Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/1104 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The 4 Essential Questions: Choosing Spiritually Health Habits.

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Bone Dry, by Bette Golden Lamb and J.J. Lamb, 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 9 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

A NEW FEMALE SLEUTH YOU’LL LOVE—JUST DON’T MESS WITH HER!

Meet Detective Nurse Gina Mazzio: She’s feisty, determined, tenacious, and all ballsy Italian ex-Bronxite. She might remind you a bit of Sandra Bullock when Sandra’s in FBI mode. Detective’s not her real title, RN is, though it might as well be Guardian Angel. Because you know how scary nurses can be; and how compassionate. Gina’s gone into investigative mode because her patients are in danger. And everyone at her fancy San Francisco hospital’s blowing it off like everything’s normal.

Carl Chapman, a young man with an excellent prognosis, has already died–and Gina knows he shouldn’t have. Another patient’s acting weird and desperate; a third, a teen-ager, has actually run away. Gina soon learns Carl’s cancer treatment’s gone missing, in fact finds out her patients are being subjected to a form of blackmail so diabolical Hanibal Lecter could have dreamed it up.

And murdered if they don’t pay up.

They’re blasted with chemotherapy and every other toxic poison available to save their lives. Most days they’re so run down they’re more dead than alive. But there’s one chance for survival—an experimental treatment. In turn, each will be infused with his or her own treated bone marrow – frozen, secure in the hospital’s storage vaults.

Only maybe not so secure. Because then comes the note: “We have your marrow…pay $50,000 or die now!”

Before it’s over, Gina will be stalked, threatened, and nearly killed. This is an action-packed but shocking, take-no-prisoners tale of medical suspense, definitely not for the faint-hearted. But fans of the more hard-boiled medical thrillers (and also of Patricia Cornwell) will eat it up! As well as lovers of, strong women sleuths, hospital mysteries, and all medical fiction, especially fans of Tess Gerritsen, Carolyn McCray, Eileen Dreyer, Lisa Genova, and Robin Cook.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/gy82e7 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Bone Dry.

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The Moon Was My Witness: The Jewish Boy Who Sabotaged the S.S. Commander’s Motorcycle, by Abraham Levy, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 15 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Biographies & Memoirs

 

 

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

“Blood, fire and towers of smoke”

His expressive blue eyes full of warmth were the secret weapon of Abraham Levy and another secret he had kept in his heart for years.

In 1937 he immigrated to Palestine with part of his family and stayed there for a year and a half. As an eight year old child, he ran on the golden sands of Tel-Aviv and became an Israeli in whose blood, flowed the legend of the ancient hero Bar-Cochba.

The cruelty of destiny took him back to Europe right before the war against his will. All the rest of his family, who had tasted the taste of Paradise in Palestine, was murdered in the ghetto and Abraham went through the Inferno of 6 concentration camps at the age of 12: R.A.B. Lager, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buna, Dora, Nord-Hausen and Bergen-Belzen.

He received the power to overcome all tribulations from the sun, the sea breeze and the streets of Tel-Aviv, from his friends in ‘Tachkemoni School’ and the words he repeated to himself over and over again: ‘I am as brave as an Israeli soldier, I am a fighter and I will never surrender. I am like Bar-Kochvah, I look the lion in the eyes and defeat him. I am from Palestine and I am strong!’

From the moment when he was torn from his mother’s arms in the Zychlin Ghetto until he reached the coast of The Holy Land once more, he passed a journey full of obstacles but he founded a glorious family. ‘Only here everything belongs to us, the blue sea, the sky, the mountains, the oranges and the clean air. Here is the land where Elijah the Prophet went up to Heaven and Bar-Kochvah rode the lion.’

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Moon Was My Witness: The Jewish Boy Who Sabotaged the S.S. Commander’s Motorcycle.

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First World – A Walker Saga Book 1, by Jaymin Eve, 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 191 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Teen / Young Adult

 

 

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

A young adult paranormal romance series.
An epic journey.
If the Seventine are released, will anyone survive?

Abigail Swish might not love her life, living in gang-ridden New York in 2035 and training to fight and survive with Compound 23. But she is grateful for a few things, especially her no-filter-between-brain-and-mouth best friend Lucy and her escape each night into a dream world far different from her own.

In fact, sometimes she lives for the fleeting moments she spends at night with the man who fuels every romantic fantasy she’s ever had. But each morning reality returns. She could just cry. But she won’t. Tears don’t change a damn thing.

Then without any warning, a month before her eighteenth birthday, everything does change. A guardian finds her. He explains, in a strangely familiar accent, that she was stashed on Earth for safekeeping and has been lost to her family ever since. And it is time to return home. To First World; a land of unimagined beauty.

Abigail and Lucy find themselves thrust from New York and into another world. Day one: traversing through an unforgiving wilderness. Yeah, because that sort of thing just happens every day. Luckily an unexpected savior arrives; the man from her dream-world. Brace is six-and-a-half feet of gorgeous perfectness, wrapped in an arrogance like no other. Unable to trust his assistance, and unsure which of her instincts to follow – kiss him or punch him in the mouth – Abigail eventually accepts his help to find her family.

And what a family. Enter Josian, her father, larger than life and apparently not even human. He is Walker, a planet-less race revered as gods, causing mischief and mayhem through-out this star-system. Unfortunately, there is no time for a cozy reunion, since her return to First World is the unknown catalyst, setting forth a chain of events which could spell disaster for all worlds.

First World is book one in the Walker Saga, a seven-book paranormal fantasy series.

Click here to pick up your free copy of First World – A Walker Saga Book 1.

 

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

Crooked Man, 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 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 277 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

The FIRST offbeat mystery in the TUBBY DUBONNET series, by Anthony- and Edgar-nominated author Tony Dunbar.

If a gym bag of cash fell into your hands, what would you do to keep it?

A simple man with a refined palate, maverick New Orleans lawyer Tubby Dubonnet has a penchant for fishing, Old Fashioneds, off-track betting, and fighting evil while passing a good time.

His clients are all renegades from the asylum (aka Orleans Parish), including a transvestite entertainer, a buxom deadbeat blonde, a doctor who refers his own patients to a malpractice lawyer, and a Mardi Gras reveler who drives a float shaped like a giant crawfish pot. He also has his hands full with an ex-wife and three teenage daughters, who are experts in the art of wrapping Tubby around their little fingers. And somehow, between work and family, Tubby finds time to sample the highs and lows of idiosyncratic Crescent City cuisine, from trout meuniere amandine and French roast coffee with chicory to shrimp po-boys and homemade pecan pralines.

Tubby’s new client is Darryl Alvarez, the manager of a local nightclub who’s been caught unloading marijuana from a shrimp boat. At their first meeting, Darryl entrusts Tubby with an ordinary-looking blue gym bag. But after Darryl’s unfortunate demise, Tubby realizes he must tighten his grasp on the gym bag — and its million-dollar contents.

Tubby can’t just give up the cash. But if he gets caught, he’ll be in jail. And if the wrong people catch him, he’ll wish he was.

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

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Silent Lies, by Mel Parish, has been discounted just $2.99 in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 18 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

During a police investigation into the whereabouts of his young assistant Katy Shore, the decision to withhold information that could get him into trouble is an easy one for accountant Cal Miller. That is, until he discovers Katy’s deceptions far outweigh his own.

Now, not only is Cal’s reputation as a newcomer to small-town Leyton’s business community at stake, but also his already fragile marriage and his freedom. With detectives deaf to his claims that no crime has been committed, Cal’s impulsive and secretive nature threatens to alienate even those who could help him, as the ensuing scandal brings to light issues that suggest that his secrets are darker and his past more blemished than he is willing to admit.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/0aaza3 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Silent Lies.

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Magic of Impromptu Speaking: Create a Speech That Will Be Remembered for Years in Under 30 Seconds, by Andrii Sedniev, 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 83 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Magic of Impromptu Speaking is a comprehensive, step-by-step system for creating highly effective speeches in under 30 seconds. It is based on research of the most powerful techniques used by winners of impromptu speaking contests, politicians, actors and successful presenters. The book is entertaining to read, has plenty of examples and covers the most effective tools not only from the world of impromptu speaking but also from acting, stand-up comedy, applied psychology and creative thinking.

Once you master the system, you will grow immensely as an impromptu public speaker, become a better storyteller in a circle of friends and be more creative in everyday life. Your audience members will think that what you do on stage after such short preparation is pure magic and will recall some of your speeches many years later.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/0q0yz2 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Magic of Impromptu Speaking: Create a Speech That Will Be Remembered for Years in Under 30 Seconds.

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Sapphyre, by Jason Komito, 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 out of 5 stars based on 36 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

A brand new epic fantasy adventure!
Orphan, thief, healer, demon slayer…..What else will she become?

Sapphyre has always known she has some innate magical ability, but being an orphan growing up on the streets, she is both unaware of where it comes from or how to control it. For the last two winters she has served ale and food in the Dragon’s Flagon and until this evening, it has been rather uneventful. The stranger with the yellow eyes has accumulated a large stack of coin at the dice game and has attracted much attention. Sapphyre notices that with each winning roll, what looks like a tattoo of a cat’s eye lights up on the man’s neck. Glancing around the table, she is shocked to see that no one else can see it.

Sapphyre learns the stranger’s name, and listens to his tale the following day. Ashcon explains that he is a runestar, a defender of the light and the stars. He has runes, not tattoos, all over his body, that enable him certain powers. The runes can only be seen when he activates them, and even then only by extremely powerful practitioners of magic. Ashcon asks Sapphyre to join him and his companion Skken in the search for a man named Sorenthor, who will be able to determine why she can see his runes and from where her magic hails.

The first book in this epic fantasy series follows Sapphyre and her companions as they attempt to reach Sorenthor’s Library in the hopes of finding answers for Sapphyre, as to her true heritage. The meeting between Ashcon and Sapphyre has put into play ancient prophecies. The followers of the Zagador, the Dark Gods, led by Ashcon’s brother Drak’thonn, are spurred into motion and will stop at nothing to track down and destroy Ashcon and his companions, and plunge the world into Eternal Night.

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

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Ratcatcher, by Tim Stevens, 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 332 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Action & Adventure

 

 

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

BOOK ONE IN THE JOHN PURKISS SERIES

The police have Internal Affairs departments. British Intelligence has John Purkiss, the Ratcatcher.

Purkiss’s job is straightforward. Track down agents of the intelligence services who are taking kickbacks, committing crimes, or otherwise abusing their positions. And bring them to justice.

Straightforward doesn’t mean easy…

After a renegade British former spymaster, Fallon, is sighted in the Baltic city of Tallinn on the eve of a historic summit meeting between the Russian and Estonian presidents, Purkiss is despatched to investigate, and uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to tear Europe, and the world, apart.

But Purkiss has personal reasons for going after Fallon. Four years ago, Fallon was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Purkiss’s fiancée, a murder Purkiss himself witnessed.

Now, in an atmosphere of treachery and sudden violence, as the countdown begins to a potentially catastrophic conflict between Russia and the West, Purkiss must keep his desire for revenge under control for the sake of the world’s – and his own – survival.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Ratcatcher.

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Fashionably Dead, by Robyn Peterman, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based 1,443 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

A Baby for Easter, by Noelle Adams, is regularly $3.49 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 102 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Alice Grantham lost her fiancé and her job, so she’s had to come home to Willow Park to live with her parents. To recover some sense of independence and security, she’s cobbled together different part-time jobs, including one as assistant to the pastor of her hometown church. Nothing seems to be going right for her. Even Micah, the first boy she ever loved, is standoffish with her now.

Micah has always been a prodigal son, but now he’s trying to put that lifestyle behind him. Then a five-month-old daughter he never knew existed is dropped on his doorstep, the result of one of his many one-night stands. He needs help from Alice to care for his daughter, but he can’t let himself hope for a second chance with her. He can’t help but want it, though…

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/babyforeaster into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Baby for Easter.

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The Heart of the Phoenix, by Barbara Bettis, 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.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

Memories

Lady Evelynn’s childhood hero is home—bitter, hard, tempting as sin. And haunted by secrets. A now-grown Evie offers friendship, but Sir Stephen’s cruel rejection crushes her, and she resolves to forget him. Yet when an unexpected war throws them together, she finds love isn’t so easy to dismiss. If only the king hadn’t betrothed her to another.

Can be cruel

Sir Stephen lives a double life while he seeks the treacherous outlaws who murdered his friends. Driven by revenge, he thinks his heart is closed to love. His childhood shadow, Lady Evie, unexpectedly challenges that belief. He rebuffs her, but he can’t forget her, although he knows she’s to wed the king’s favorite.

And deadly

When his drive for vengeance leads to Evie’s kidnapping, Stephen must choose between retribution and the love he’s denied too long. Surely King John will see reason.

Convict the murderers; convince the king. Simple. Until a startling revelation threatens everything.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/heartphoenix into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Heart of the Phoenix.

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Spare Change, by Bette Lee Crosby, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 412 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

FROM A USA TODAY AUTHOR OF WOMEN’S FICTION BEST SELLERS comes an Award-Winning 20th Century Historical Mystery!

In a family saga now available on Kindle, Spare Change has been compared to John Grisham’s The Client. Eleven year-old Ethan Allen Doyle has witnessed a brutal murder and now the boy is running for his life. In the time-tested tradition of Southern Fiction novels, Crosby unveils the darkest side of human nature and then rewards her readers with this beautiful tale of love, loss and unexpected gifts.

Olivia Westerly is the only person Ethan Allen can trust, and he’s not too sure he can trust her. She’s got no love of children and a truckload of superstitions—one of them is the belief that eleven is the unluckiest number on earth.

Psychological fiction that will keep you turning the pages.

A five-time literary award winner. Awards include the Reviewer’s Choice Award, The Royal Palm Literary Award, The FPA President’s Book Award Silver Medal

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

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Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results, by Stephen Guise, 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 368 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Lasting Change For Early Quitters, Burnouts, The Unmotivated, And Everyone Else Too

When I decided to start exercising consistently 10 years ago, this is what actually happened:
• I tried “getting motivated.” It worked sometimes.
• I tried setting audacious big goals. I almost always failed them.
• I tried to make changes last. They didn’t.

Like most people who try to change and fail, I assumed that I was the problem.

Then one afternoon–after another failed attempt to get motivated to exercise–I (accidentally) started my first mini habit. I initially committed to do one push-up, and it turned into a full workout. I was shocked. This “stupid idea” wasn’t supposed to work. I was shocked again when my success with this strategy continued for months (and to this day).

I had to consider that maybe I wasn’t the problem in those 10 years of mediocre results. Maybe it was my prior strategies that were ineffective, despite being oft-repeated as “the way to change” in countless books and blogs.

My suspicions were correct.

Is There A Scientific Explanation For This?
As I sought understanding, I found a plethora of scientific studies that had answers, with nobody to interpret them correctly. Based on the science–which you’ll find peppered throughout Mini Habits–we’ve been doing it all wrong.

You can succeed without the guilt, intimidation, and repeated failure associated with such strategies as “getting motivated,” New Year’s Resolutions, or even “just doing it.” In fact, you need to stop using those strategies if they aren’t giving you great results.

Most popular strategies don’t work well because they require you to fight against your subconscious brain (a fight not easily won). It’s only when you start playing by your brain’s rules and taking your human limitations seriously–as mini habits show you how to do–that you can achieve lasting change.

What’s A Mini Habit?
A mini habit is a very small positive behavior that you force yourself to do every day; its “too small to fail” nature makes it weightless, deceptively powerful, and a superior habit-building strategy. You will have no choice but to believe in yourself when you’re always moving forward.

The barrier to the first step is so low that even depressed or “stuck” people can find early success and begin to reverse their lives right away. And if you think one push-up a day is too small to matter, I’ve got one heck of a story for you!

Aim For The First Step
They say when you aim for the moon, you’ll land among the stars. Well, that doesn’t make sense, as the moon is closer than the stars. I digress.

The message is that you should aim very high and even if you fall short, you’ll still get somewhere. I’ve found the opposite to be true in regards to productivity and healthy behaviors. When you aim for the moon, you won’t do anything because it’s too far away. But when you aim for the step in front of you, you might keep going and reach the moon.

I’ve used the Mini Habits strategy to get into the best shape of my life, read 10x more books, and write 4x as many words. It started from requiring one push-up from myself every day. How ridiculous is that? Not so ridiculous when you consider the science of the brain, habits, and willpower.

The Mini Habits system works because it’s how our brains are designed to change.

Note: This book isn’t for eliminating bad habits (some principles could be useful for breaking habits). Mini Habits is a strategy to create permanent healthy habits in: exercise, writing, reading, thinking positively, meditating, drinking water, eating healthy foods, etc.

Lasting change won’t happen until you take that first step into a strategy that works. Give Mini Habits a try. You won’t look back.

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The Promise, by D.D. Chant, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 19 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Historical Romance / Mystery

 

 

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

Orphaned as a child, Adele of Berron found herself betrothed to a stranger and hidden from the outside world until the day of her marriage. Forced to leave her home and those who have cared for her since infancy, Adele is thrust into the adventure of her life.

Rafe of Valrek, her companion through the dangerous web of intrigue she faces, has been promised to Adele since the battle for Calis destroyed both of their lives. His reckless decision to conceal his identity from her may destroy all he holds dear. Or maybe in each other they will find the ally neither ever dreamed existed.

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Promise.

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To Kill For, by A.J. Carella, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based 465 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Crime Fiction

 

 

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

Families are murder … do you trust yours?

Money and a handsome fiancé from a good family. What more could a girl want?

Jamie McKay appears to have the perfect life but things suddenly start to go horribly wrong. A sudden death and a run in with a would-be killer leave her alone, afraid and a long way from home.

Kat McKay, long estranged from her family, returns to the small town she hasn’t been back to since she walked away as a teenager. Determined to find out what happened to her niece she must face the demons from her past, and enlist the help of the man she left behind.

Can the McKay’s survive the explosive results?

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