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!

Skeleton Key, by Jeff LaFerney, 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 76 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Clay Thomas and his son, Tanner, have mind powers. Tanner is a happy-go-lucky college athlete. Clay is struggling to find purpose and meaning in his life until he meets Erika Payne. When he learns that Erika’s husband, Adrian, disappeared seven years before in a tragic train crash and that her son has struggled with personal problems ever since, he decides to use his abilities to help her. With the aid of his son, the small-town police chief, and the despicable ghost of Adrian Payne, Clay seeks to find answers that will bring closure and peace to Adrian’s family. When Clay discovers the ghost’s buried body, foul play is confirmed, but once the investigation begins, more questions arise than answers. Parapsychology, the supernatural, science, and human elements seem to clash as key characters become suspects, yet the ghost himself and the medical examiner don’t seem to agree that there was a murder. While Adrian’s horrible secrets are uncovered, so are the secrets of several suspects, all of whom believe in their own guilt. Lives are turned upside down as the father and son team expose the truth.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/di1bfr into your web browser to pick up your copy of Skeleton Key.

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30 Delicious Family Favorite Cake Recipes, by Lori Burke, is $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 48 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Cooking

 

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

30 Delicious Family Favorite Cake Recipes is a collection of Lori Burke’s favorite family cake recipes. These are the cakes she bakes for family dinners, holidays and special occasions. There’s a wide variety of cakes: no-bake cakes, refrigerator cakes, cake mix cakes and bake from scratch cakes.

Whether you’re looking for a simple but delicious Ice Cream Sandwich Cake for a summer dinner or a mouthwatering Chocolate Almond Torte for a special anniversary, you’ll find a cake to fit the bill in this collection.

Here are some of the cakes included in 30 Delicious Family Favorite Cake Recipes:

Banana Cake
Blueberry Dump Cake
Cherry Streusel Cake
Chocolate Almond Torte
Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Eclair Refrigerator Cake
Chocolate Party Cake
Chocolate Toffee Bar Cake
Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake
Dutch Apple Coffee Cake
Easy Pound Cake
Frosted Pumpkin Cake
Grandma’s Cheesecake
Ho Ho Cake
Ice Cream Sandwich Cake
Lemon Surprise Cake
Mini Cheesecakes
Mocha Chocolate Layer Cake
Old Fashioned Honey Cake
Peach Upside Down Cake
Pistachio Cake
Really Simple Blueberry Cheesecake
St Louis Butter Cake

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/30cake into your web browser to pick up your copy of 30 Delicious Family Favorite Cake Recipes.

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When You Make it Home, by Claire Ashby, 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 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 532 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Meg Michaels, a bookstore owner, has already walked away from two cheating exes. She’s learned her lesson and has her mind set on success—until she gets knocked up. Embarrassed and unwilling to discuss her situation with friends and family, she wears layers to hide the pregnancy.

When Meg gets sick at a party, she’s mortified. Even worse, Theo Taylor, the guest of honor, discovers her secret. Theo, an Army medic wounded in the war, agrees not to reveal her condition, and the two forge a bond of friendship that blossoms into love.

Theo is soon filling all of Meg’s late-night cravings—and not just the pregnancy-induced ones. But can their love overcome all the obstacles that stand between them and creating a happy family?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/kr08t6 into your web browser to pick up your copy of When You Make it Home.

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Finding Hope, by Elizabeth Diaz, 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 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 15 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

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

She wanted independence.
Then life took an unexpected turn.
Can Olivia find hope in the midst of her darkest hour?

When Olivia Martinelli, a naive nineteen-year-old, moved out on her own, she never could have imagined what direction her life would take. A life-changing decision, a betrayal of trust, and a painful consequence leave her devastated. Will Olivia find the strength she needs for the journey ahead?

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

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Cranberry Bluff, by Deborah Garner, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 65 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Molly Elliott’s quiet life in Tallahassee, Florida, is disrupted when routine errands land her in the wrong place at the wrong time: the middle of a bank robbery. Accused and cleared of the crime, she flees both media attention and mysterious, threatening notes, to move across the country to Cranberry Cove, where she has inherited her Aunt Maggie’s bed and breakfast on the Northern California coast. Her new beginning is peaceful – that is, until five guests show up at the inn for a weekend, each with a hidden agenda.

Mix together one blushing honeymoon couple, one flamboyant boutique owner, a deadpan traveling salesman, and a charmingly handsome novelist, and there’s more than scones cooking at Cranberry Cottage Bed and Breakfast. As true motives become apparent, will Molly’s past come back to haunt her or will she finally be able to leave it behind?

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

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Toad in the Hole, by Paisley Ray, 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 70 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Women’s Fiction / Humor

 

 

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

Rachael O’Brien’s summer starts with a promising trip to England with her eccentric grandmother, Dad’s long-time assistant, and her very good-looking, very gay friend Travis. She thinks that distancing herself from the southern men she’s developed an appetite for, and the trauma she left in the swamp, is the emotional breather she needs. But for Rachael O’Brien, nothing is ever simple. An amethyst oyster brooch with a murky past leads her into trouble far from home.

Once Rachael discovers that she has been followed across the Atlantic by a mysterious agent, surviving the culinary challenges in a foreign country becomes the least of her worries. After hotel rooms are ransacked and Dad’s assistant is detained by Scotland Yard for questioning, her grandmother hastily packs Rachael and Travis into a narrowboat down the River Thames.

With thugs in pursuit and an unexpected shipmate aboard, Rachael’s expedition crashes across England as she tries to uncover the stunning secrets embedded inside the golden brooch in Paisley Ray’s TOAD IN THE HOLE.

Click here to pick up your copy of Toad in the Hole.

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Fate Book, by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff, 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 376 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: New Adult Romance

 

 

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

DAKOTA DANE IS ABOUT TO TELL A LIE SHE’LL WISH SHE HADN’T. Because her lie is dangerous, sexy, and just showed up on campus, angry as hell and looking for her…

Ugly duckling Dakota Dane has a new boyfriend. He’s male-model gorgeous, built to perfection, wealthy, and smart. He is also a lie. As in, 100% fabricated. Does it matter that Dakota has a perfectly good reason for making him up? Not really. Not when Dakota’s made-up boyfriend shows up in the flesh.

So is she crazy? All signs point to maybe. But the walking, talking enigma with the deadly vibe isn’t about to give her any answers or let her out of his sight. And with college just around the corner, Dakota fears her dreams of a bright future have just collided with a dark rabbit hole…

Fate.

Such a simple word, isn’t it? But there’s nothing simple about it. Not for me, anyway. Not when it comes to this man. I have no idea who the hell he is, where he came from, or what he wants, but his dangerous vibe tells me I should run away and never look back.

But I can’t.

Because as much as he scares the hell out of me, his sinfully dark gaze and what it does to me is ten times more powerful.

And I know I want something I shouldn’t. I should want my sanity. I should want college and parties and this dream I’ve waited for my whole life. I should want to keep that promise I made myself back in high school to make something of my life.

But now I’m looking at him, his powerful body, his predatory gaze, his sinfully shaped lips, and I know I’ll never be able to walk away. So I simply keep lying to myself about there being a reason for all this. I simply tell myself it must be fate.

Click here to pick up your copy of Fate Book.

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Through Smoke – Firefighter Heroes Trilogy: Book One, by J.R. Tate, 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 113 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Thriller / Suspense

 

 

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

Firefighter Michael McGinnis is no stranger to intense situations. Veteran of New York’s Ladder Twenty-One Company as a search and rescue man, he has seen his share of burning infernos, high-rise saves, and intense emergency situations. Despite McGinnis’ years on the job, nothing can prepare him for getting tangled in his brother’s mistakes as a drug addict and gambler, especially when a blood thirsty bookie gets involved. A romance sparks between him and fellow paramedic, Eva Crisante, catching him even more off guard. Morals are tested, lies are told, and relationships are built and then torn to ruins. The problems ahead are more challenging than any fire McGinnis has experienced. He learns that bravery is not only needed in his job with the department, but also in dire situations away from work. His tough love for his brother is tested, proving that there truly are things more dangerous than a five-alarm fire.

Click here to pick up your copy of Through Smoke – Firefighter Heroes Trilogy: Book 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 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!

Tourist Trap, by Julie Smith, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 137 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

The THIRD book in Edgar-winner Julie Smith’s Rebecca Schwartz series.

So what’s a nice Jewish girl doing at an Easter sunrise service?

Lawyer Rebecca Schwartz would pick the one with the body nailed to the landmark cross! Coincidence? Not so much. She’s there because her boy friend’s covering the service for the San Francisco Chronicle. The body’s there because someone’s making a statement he doesn’t want the press to miss.

Next: mass shellfish poisoning at Pier 39. A very different kind of serial killer is operating here—one who seems to have a grudge against the whole city.

And this is a very different kind of serial killer tale—a funny one. (If your don’t count the murders, or course.) Rebecca’s warm and witty, never takes herself too seriously, and on one occasion offers closing testimony with green hair. A highly embarrassing moment, but the bright chartreuse is all in the service of making her case.

No way does she believe her client would nail somebody—especially to a cross. And the things she has to do to prove it are hilarious and often unorthodox, yet always professional. Sometimes hyper-professional–the average lawyer simply can’t be bothered spraying herself with Thunderbird to fit in with her witnesses!

A wild ride through Baghdad by the Bay…and a great courtroom drama.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/921 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Tourist Trap.

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The Sapphire Prism Cave, by Peter M. Leschner, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 8 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Children and Middle Grade

 

 

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

The Sapphire Prism Cave takes you on a soaring journey of the heart and imagination. James and Julia, spirited, fun loving 11-year-old twins, stumble upon an incredible cave filled with multi-colored, magic crystals which endow them with special powers that touch and transform their childhood in wonderful ways. Everything changes when James is mysteriously drawn through a hole in the cave’s ceiling and transported through a space vortex to a planet in a distant galaxy. There he uses his newfound powers to surmount challenges he encounters in the enchanted kingdom he discovers. Back home, Julia and her family attempt to unlock the mystery of James’ disappearance. Will James and Julia be reunited after being separated by time and space? Join them on their adventures and find out!

The Sapphire Prism Cave is Book 1 of the A Journey Through The Space Vortex trilogy.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/002no3 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Sapphire Prism Cave.

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Sentinel Resurrection, by Tom Langlas, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 34 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

SUPERNATURAL THRILLER BESTSELLER!

When a Chinese arms dealer experiments with Hitler’s lost secrets in Patagonia, only the Cadwalader family can prevent supernatural terror from rising in the Andes. Papa Cadwalader and his makeshift family battle an international plot to unleash the Fourth Beast, a monster of Biblical origins. From the depths of the Drake Passage to the volcanoes of the Congo, from Poland’s lost mines to Chile’s black forests, the family races to destroy a living weapon before it’s too late.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/886zd2 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Sentinel Resurrection.

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Are You Kidding Me?: My Life with an Extremely Loud Family, Bathroom Calamities, and Crazy Relatives, by Stacey Gustafson, 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 88 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Humor

 

 

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

Hop into your minivan and get ready to cruise through the crazies of Suburbia! Humorist Stacey Gustafson makes an entertaining tour guide in Are You Kidding Me?, a brash, voyeuristic peek inside the topsy-turvy world of suburban motherhood, midlife madness, and all points in between. If you’ve ever called SWAT on a neighbor, faked a heart attack in church, or pulled your hair out while questioning the sanity of your family, Stacey’s tongue-in-cheek brand of humor will resonate with you. Enjoy the ride and don’t forget to fasten your seat belt.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/thh25e into your web browser to pick up your copy of Are You Kidding Me?: My Life with an Extremely Loud Family, Bathroom Calamities, and Crazy Relatives.

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Finding Southern Comfort, by Barbara Lohr, 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 255 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Harper Kirkpatrick is not what Cameron Bennett expects for the bachelor party in his Savannah mansion. She’s desperate when he sends her home in her cat costume. Jobs are scarce and eviction looms. Former boyfriend Billy took off for California and she’s too proud to head home to Chicago.

Although Cameron may not go for her cheerleader kicks, he does admire Harper’s spunk. When she answers his ad for a nanny, she’s horrified to find herself back at his mansion. But she can’t turn down the generous salary or Bella, the toddler with troubled eyes and an eating problem. Youngest in the Kirkpatrick clan, Harper’s not an expert on kids. Neither is the young widower.

Her head-strong personality soon puts her at odds with Cameron and his TV personality girlfriend, Kimmy Carrington. When she stands in for Kimmy at a Savannah gala, Harper and Cameron spark a fire that nearly burns down the dance floor. Never has the wrong man felt so right. Never has a boy from the south worked so hard to rev up the charm. A trip home for his father’s funeral reveals a whole different side of the successful renovation expert. Will the Windy City girl be able to put the heart back in his home? Can he convince her that his southern comfort has staying power?

Click here to pick up your copy of Finding Southern Comfort.

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Temperance’s Trial, Part 1 in the Virtues and Valor Series, by Hallee Bridgeman, 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 40 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Espionage / Christian Historical Fiction

 

 

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

Introducing the Virtues and Valor series part 1 of 7 serialized stories that tell the tale of a daring rescue and escape. Each part is told from the perspective of a different heroine, and each heroine is inspired by a true WWII heroine.

The Third Reich Seeks to Extract the Information She Alone Knows

MARIE GILBERT and her elder brother flee from Vichy France after the Gestapo arrest her father for suspicion of aiding Jewish children to escape the oncoming fascist front. Once in London, Marie is recruited into an experimental all female cohort dubbed the Virtues, a collection of seven extraordinary women with highly specialized skills.

Known only by her code name, TEMPERANCE, she is trained to operate a wireless radio and returns to her beloved France. With a new identity, Marie clandestinely communicates vital intelligence directly back to Headquarters but unwillingly attracts the attention and apparent adoration of a handsome but ruthless Nazi officer, Oberleutnant LEOPOLD SCHÄFER.

As the H-hour to execute their daring mission draws ever closer, Marie plays a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with the unrelenting and merciless young Lieutenant Schäfer and the Nazi soldiers under his command.

TEMPERANCE’S TRIAL is part one of seven serialized novellas entitled the Virtues and Valor series.

Seven valorous women — different nationalities, ethnicities, and social backgrounds — come together as a team called the Virtues.

In 1941 Great Britain a special war department assembles an experimental and exclusively female cohort of combat operatives. Four willing spies, a wireless radio operator, an ingenious code breaker, and a fearless pilot are each hand-picked, recruited, and trained to initiate a daring mission in Occupied France. As plans are laid to engineer the largest prison break of Allied POWs in history, the Nazis capture the Virtues’ radio operator. It will take the cohesive teamwork of the rest of the women to save her life before Berlin breaks her and brings the force of the Third Reich to bear.

Some find love, some find vengeance, and some discover the kind of strength that lives in the human heart when all they can do is rely on each other and their shared belief. Courage, faith, and valor intersect but, in the end, one pays the ultimate price.

Introducing the Virtues and Valor series by Hallee Bridgeman. Seven serialized novellas, each inspired by real people and actual events, reveal the incredible story of amazing heroines facing the ultimate test of bravery.

Click here to pick up your copy of Temperance’s Trial, Part 1 in the Virtues and Valor Series.

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Last Train Home, by Megan Nugen Isbell, 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 78 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Young Adult / Romance

 

 

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

Seventeen-year-old Riley Regas has spent her entire life in Boston, so when she learns she’ll be picking up and moving to her mother’s childhood home of Carver, Kansas, she is less than thrilled. In fact, she is downright furious. Riley’s only visited Carver a handful of times. She barely knows her family that lives there and she has no desire to spend her senior year among the backwards residents of Carver.

Reluctantly though, her views begin to change when she meets Alex Bettencourt. Alex is popular and gorgeous and Riley’s never seen brown eyes quite like his before.

While Riley couldn’t be happier, she knows Jesse, her best friend in Carver, isn’t sure of her new relationship with Alex. She soon finds a balance between Alex and her friends though and life in Carver doesn’t seem so bad after all, even if her relationship with her mother is rocky at best.

Just when Riley thinks she might be happy in Carver, a single decision changes it all, leaving her to find out who she really is and who matters most in her life before she loses everything.

This is the first of three books in The Home Series.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Last Train Home.

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Two Sisters in Ireland, by Jeanne Selmer, 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 102 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Women’s Fiction

 

 

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

Leaving the men behind, Kenna and Nikki set out for a vacation and immediately take advantage of their freedom. While waiting for their flight to Ireland they meet, Aoife, an elderly Irish widow who is returning home to the joys and stresses of her tight-knit family. A lively chat ensues about holy wells and looking for their grandmother’s birthplace. Once in Ireland that conversation encourages the sisters to veer off the beaten paths where they find holy wells, encounter ghosts, and stumble upon fairy mounds. As one sister uses crystals to ward off potential danger, the other sister is skeptical. But not for long. As the story unfolds Aoife along with her family and friends change the direction and lives of the sisters. Kenna and Nikki go to places they would have never gone. They meet people they would have never met. They hear stories about Ireland and their heritage that they never knew. They sing and dance in pubs while enjoying pints with the locals. Unwinding from their hectic lives back home they face new challenges, igniting passions both spiritually and physically. Through rich descriptions of Ireland’s beautiful scenery and the stories told by its people, this tale brings readers on a colorful and engaging journey.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/umq6b7 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Two Sisters in Ireland.

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

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

When Philadelphia science writer Keihla Benton joins an archeological team at Machu Picchu, she learns ancient prophecies about 2012 have special meaning for her. As Zero Time nears, only she can save two worlds from the powers of Darkness. But first she must unlock the secrets of Machu Picchu and her own past.

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

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Secrets of the Kill, by Lawrence Kelter, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 53 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

A mutilated body has been discovered; a body not meant to be found, but now that it has, Pandora’s box is open and secrets never to be learned have been revealed.

An Israeli woman living in New York has been murdered. She has been raped and butchered; an outrage that ignites a fuse that burns all the way back to Tel Aviv.

Enter FBI Agent Chloe Mather, a hard-charging ex-Marine who has no sympathy for the kind of maggot who could commit such a violent atrocity. A veteran of the war in Afghanistan, she was one of the first woman Marines to be deployed into an active combat area. She struggles with PTSD and the consequences of a fatherless childhood, yet this is a woman who accepts no pity and operates according to a moral code that is second to none. She’ll stop at nothing to find the psychopath responsible for this unspeakable crime. In Secrets of the Kill, Mather and this code will face the ultimate test.

What begins as a challenging homicide becomes more, much more, and Mather is pulled into an investigation that involves the mob, Israeli intelligence, and a radical terrorist faction.

They say that blood is thicker than water but is it thicker than the bonds of patriotism? Mather will ponder this question and many others as she fights to bring an innocent woman’s murderer to justice, and prevent a geopolitical atrocity from taking place on American shores.

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

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Kick Your Fat in the Nuts, by T.C. Hale, 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 309 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

Not only will Tony have you laughing out loud while he reveals the secrets behind weight loss and how the human body functions, you will also learn how to look at your own body chemistry to understand the underlying cause of YOUR weight issues. Since the reasons for weight gain vary from person to person, once you understand what is going on with your chemistry, this book will help you understand what foods, supplements, or lifestyle changes could eliminate your need to continue buying bigger pants.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/2m6fls into your web browser to pick up your copy of Kick Your Fat in the Nuts.

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Deadly Intentions, by Lily Harper Hart, 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 13 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

Are second chances worth the risk?

Is a childhood crush something that can ever be fully realized?

James Hardy has everything he has ever wanted in life. Almost. After years spent in the military, he has opened his own security business and employed both of his younger brothers in a world he not only embraces, but enjoys. He likes the adventure. He likes the excitement. He certainly isn’t looking for anything more — until she walks through his door and changes everything.

Mandy Avery has harbored a crush on James Hardy for as long as she can remember — and her memory stretches far. She goes to the Hardy brothers out of necessity, but as soon as she sees James she realizes that old feelings aren’t so easily shoved to the side.

James wants to keep her safe. No, he needs to keep her safe — even though he isn’t exactly sure why. Someone is trying to hurt her, and that’s not something he can tolerate. She’s grown into the type of woman he’s drawn to, though, despite his own rule that dating clients is forbidden.

Mandy wants to find out who is threatening her, but being around James is more than she can bear. Something in her very being is propelling her into his arms — even though she knows her heart is at risk with every kiss.

James eventually gives in — and immediately regrets his rash actions.
Unfortunately for him, it’s too late. He’s not willing to give her up — and he’s more than ready to die for her if that’s what it takes to keep her safe.

She’s unsure of their future, but Mandy can’t fight his pull. She’s lost — even before he’s ready for her to find him.

When things come to head, will James be able to save the only woman he’s ever really cared about? And will Mandy have enough faith to believe that what he’s offering is real?

Click here to pick up your free copy of Deadly Intentions.

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Kim Jong-Un: SuperHuman, by Holy Ghost Writer, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 5 out of 5 stars based 23 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Humor

 

 

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

What if everything you thought you knew about one of the world’s most reviled countries is a lie, propagated by powerful secret societies with their own agendas? And what if that same country’s leader was not a power-hungry, cruel dictator but instead was a young man with amazing powers he used for the good of his people?

The answer to these questions lies within the pages of Kim Jong-un: Superhuman.

Blending humor and action, the Holy Ghost Writer brings you the story of Kim Jong-un, from his birth to his time at university to his ascension to power within North Korea; from his development of mysterious powers soon after birth to his romance with a young South Korean woman that has the potential to change the world, this is a side of the dictator readers could never have expected–but also one which they will thoroughly enjoy.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Kim Jong-Un: SuperHuman.

 

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

Land of the Noonday Sun, by Carmen DeSousa, 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 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 34 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

According to readers, Land of the Noonday Sun is a sensual, though often heart wrenching, romantic-suspense novel with a bang-up mystery and a breathtaking backdrop of Nantahala, North Carolina.

When two strangers have nothing left but their dreams, they must forge a relationship in Nantahala, North Carolina, a small town known as Land of the Noonday Sun.

Cassandra is the beautiful, yet analytical daughter of a wealthy attorney. Destined to follow in her father’s footsteps, her life of privilege suddenly shatters, and she finds herself with no home, career, or money. A glimmer of hope arrives in a letter from the grave, promising a happier existence. Cassandra stands to inherit over half a million dollars if she can live in the sleepy little town of Nantahala for six months. Falling in love, however, was not part of the deal, and without warning, she finds herself fighting for two lives.

A man with a traumatic past is able to turn his life around and is happy with his chosen career as a whitewater guide. Everything changes, though, when fate hurls a woman into his path. His carefree life is in turmoil, and his former weaknesses threaten to overtake him. Will he be strong enough when tragedy strikes and is once again in danger of losing everything he loves?

Note: Land of the Noonday Sun was originally published May 2012. While there have been a few updates, this is the original story. Happy reading!

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/noondaysun into your web browser to pick up your copy of Land of the Noonday Sun.

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Through the Windshield, by Patty Friedmann, 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 10 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Literary Fiction

 

 

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

The FIRST of two books featuring troubled, fearlessly funny Eleanor Rushing, each a cockeyed (yet charming) work of literary humor by Kindle bestselling author Patty Friedmann.

***WARNING*** To open these pages is not to enter Disneyland! Before you purchase THROUGH THE WINDSHIELD, please be aware that the journey you’re about to take may remind you a bit of Alice’s in THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. Know that, while loved by many, this is an extremely controversial work of dark comedy. One reader said: “Not what I was expecting…the theme & tone of the story was dark/disturbed.” Heed this man’s words! This reviewer was also right: “Very interesting with a twist. Though it’s not for everyone, it sure grasps the attention for the right audience.” Yes, a twist! If you need bluebirds and honeymoons, seek entertainment elsewhere. Remember Alice’s words in that other twisted work of genius: “Everything is topsy-turvy here!”

Oh, and one other thing: Your money back if it’s too disturbing for you. Direct your request (as well as anything you need to get off your chest) to Friedmann’s publisher at julieorleans@cox.net. We’ll also give you a free book of your choice. But whether it’s your cup of tea or not, THROUGH THE WINDSHIELD remains to many discerning readers:

A tour de force whose heroine falls somewhere between the Southern elegance of Walker Percy and the zany dark comedy of THE CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES. Here’s the set-up:

Surrounded by the splendor and excess of old money in New Orleans, Eleanor Rushing is a wry and witty young woman who first locks eyes with the love of her life at a City Council meeting. What starts as an innocuous infatuation with Dr. Maxim Walters, a Methodist minister who just so happens to be married, quickly turns into obsessive passion: she orchestrates an automobile accident outside his house, stuffs envelopes at his church, follows him on a business venture, sets up camp in the tools shed in his backyard…

Eleanor’s voice is both acutely perceptive and macabrely unhinged. She considers herself blessed with the ability to “remember everything,” except that her recollections and impressions seem to be at odds with everyone around her. By the time her “relationship” with Dr. Walters begins to spin frantically out of control, we’ve become her willing and faithful admirers. She’s so smart and funny—although a thoroughgoing fruitcake–that we can’t help but love her. Don’t we all have a friend like that?

Magnificently showcases Friedmann’s touted powers of psychological acuity and laugh-out-loud dark humor.

Who will like it: Fans of contemporary literary humor, especially in Southern fiction; humor and satire in general, and in particular THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST, CATCH-22, RUNNING WITH SCISSORS; masters of dark, offbeat humorous fiction like Kurt Vonnegut, Chuck Palahniuk, Christopher Moore—and of course the New Orleans hometown favorite, John Kennedy Toole.

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

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A Little Bit Ruined, by Patty Friedmann, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 10 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Women’s Fiction

 

 

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

The SECOND book in the Eleanor Rushing series.

LOVE (AND COSMETIC SURGERY) IN A HURRICANE

It’s been seven years, and Eleanor Rushing is still waiting for Maxim Walters, the love of her life, to leave his wife and move into her rambling mansion on St. Charles Avenue. But when she meets Dr. Richard Kimball—tall, dark, handsome, and a plastic surgeon—her life takes on a whole new direction. Smitten, she decides to go under his knife to alter her looks, and her life. But the summer of 2005 has other plans in store and Hurricane Katrina interrupts Eleanor’s transformation.

As the water rises, self-absorbed Eleanor, thinking only skin deep, floats on the surface of the disaster. She and her longtime housekeeper Naomi wade through the flooded streets of New Orleans, and wind up in Houston along with Dr. Kimball, who gives Eleanor more plastic surgery—with questionable results. Finally home in New Orleans, she finds Katrina has put a different face on things there too.

Because this is Patty Friedmann writing, there are a lot of laughs in delusions, mental illness, and outright ruination: Not so much because anyone finds it funny, as because Freidmann, who herself had to be rescued twice during Katrina and who in turn rescued cat named Nookie, can put a humorous spin on anything. Case in point: Who names a cat Nookie?

WHO WILL LIKE IT: Fans of SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, THE UNITED STATES OF TARA, Tennessee Williams, with his vast understanding of the (slightly insane) female psyche, and Ellen Gilchrist.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/bhqx9g into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Little Bit Ruined.

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Menopause to Matrimony, by Shelly Hickman, 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 18 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Romantic Comedy

 

 

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

*Although this is a sequel, it may be read as a stand alone novel.*

The sequel to “Vegas to Varanasi” catches up with Anna and Kiran a couple of years after the event that brought the once “ugly duckling” high school acquaintances together. But will their romance continue to flourish in the face of a whole new set of insecurities brought on by middle age?

First, there’s Kiran, who has an unexpected health scare. While his doctors assure no permanent damage has been done, there seems to have been some damage to his personality, as the normally respectful and reserved Kiran begins behaving erratically and overtly. Anna wants to hope that this is temporary, sparked by the visit of Kiran’s womanizing, free-spirited cousin, Seth. But is this just the midlife Kiran surfacing?

Anna has midlife issues of her own. Now forty-eight, she’s navigating the onset of perimenopause and all the delights that come with it, from facial hair to mood swings to body temperature issues. On top of that, her two-year-old granddaughter is starting to show signs of a behavior disorder, bringing with it a whole other level of stress and worry.

Will Anna and Kiran finally find their happily ever after? Or end up stuck in a midlife mess in this romantic comedy of accepting change, and “the change.”

Click here to pick up your copy of Menopause to Matrimony.

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Hippochondriac, by Micky Morag, 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 20 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Humor

 

 

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

A wonderful present for hypochondriacs
(Who also suffer from a sophisticated sense of humor”…)

This is the story about a baby hippo that was called Hippochondriac.

He was ABSOLUTELY SURE that he was dying, with every little thing that came in flying.

This is a book meant for both beginner and advanced hypochondriacs :)

Click here to pick up your free copy of Hippochondriac.

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Winging It! Confessions of an Angel in Training, by Shel Delisle, 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 145 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Young Adult / Teen

 

 

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

She Just Wants to Fly.

Ever decided to do something that seemed like a good idea and in the second before there’s no turning back think, I musta been totally mental when I came up with this? And, then, Oh, well, here goes.

That’s how Angel inTraining Grace Lightbourne felt right before she asked the Big Kahuna to go straight to Earth on a mission as a Guardian Angel. The problem? She never was a great student and now she won’t even finish her last three years of school. To make matters worse, Archangel Michael isn’t happy about her special assignment, but Grace is convinced she’s on a fast track to her wings. Besides, how hard can it be? She’s working with humans, after all.

Winging It! is the first book in the Angel inTraining series, an irreverent and light-hearted take on Angels, Heaven and everything else that’s divine.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Winging It! Confessions of an Angel in Training.

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For Love and Country, by Phillip Lawrence, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based 14 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Military Romance

 

 

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

When Pararescue Specialist Sgt. Nick Ketchum stepped off the plane at Udorn AB, Thailand, Airman Amy Larsen was the first person he met. Their mutual attraction was almost immediate, and became stronger in the days and weeks ahead. When Nick was seriously wounded in a rescue mission over North Vietnam and flown out of Udorn, Amy vowed to find a way to get to the man she had come to love.

Click here to pick up your free copy of For Love and Country.

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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!

Jazz Funeral, by Julie Smith, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 269 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hearty Slow Cooker Soups & Stews, by Mike Malone and Molly Malone, has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 40 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Cooking

 

 

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

In Hearty Slow Cooker Soups & Stews Mike & Molly Malone share their favorite slow cooker soups and stews. These are kitchen-tested, family recipes. These soups and stews are ideal for the autumn, winter and early spring. Mike and Molly share simple recipes like Onion Soup and Potato Soup to more complex ethnic recipes like Moroccan Beef Stew or Jambalaya.

Slow cookers are wonderful for busy people on the go who don’t have the time to cook. They are ideal for new cooks as well. Your family will love coming home to a bowl of healthy, hot and hearty soup or stew.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/9z7lzc into your web browser to pick up your copy of Hearty Slow Cooker Soups & Stews.

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The Last Challenge, by Sharon Karaa, is regularly $3.64 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 24 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

Lauren Rutherford knows she is many things: a failed baker, an orphan, and a computer programmer. She also suspects she is ever so slightly nuts given that she often has conversations with her multiple personalities and Bad Luck is a man who seems to enjoy tormenting her at every opportunity.

What Lauren doesn’t know is that she is also a witch. She needs to learn, and fast, because the only thing between her and certain death is Agnes, her long-dead ancestor who has a foul mouth and a passion for G-strings, and Daniel, a sexy as hell male witch who drives her to distraction.

As the last descendant of a long line of witches, Lauren is the victim of a four hundred year old curse. Her life depends on her surviving a challenge set down by three damned souls, a challenge that will take her to hell and back. Literally. And Satan doesn’t do tea and scones!

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

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And What of Earth, by Stuart Collings, 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 16 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

Jennifer Hodges is an intelligent, attractive young woman who gave up her dream life to return to her home town to look after her father. Trapped in a ‘forlorn little hick town’ that she had thought she had successfully escaped, Jennifer feels as though she is living an empty, purposeless life, devoid of any hope or future. But when aliens land literally in her back yard, she finds herself the key player that will determine whether the aliens leave as friends, or they destroy our planet and everyone living on it.

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

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Stairlift to Heaven, by Terry Ravenscroft, 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 66 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Humor

 

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

The 2012 Paralympic Games are still six years away but already the sixty-five year old Terry Ravenscroft is putting together a team for the Throwing the Zimmer (Walking) Frame competition – should such an event be included. And when he has time to fit it in, of course. For this is a man who has many other things that fill his waking hours (of which he has more to fill than most people, thanks to the troublesome prostate gland which wakes him up for a pee a least six times every night ).

Stairlift to Heaven, the journal of an old age pensioner, is an irreverent, hilarious look at one man’s life after retirement. Although written by an old age pensioner, non-coffin dodgers should not be put off by this. Everyone will be old someday, and there are valuable lessons in coping with old age to be learned here. Stairlift to Heaven ill advise you on how to cope with the multitude of maladies that accompany advancing years (including the aforementioned prostate gland problem and the countless bladder examinations it brings with it); learn how to cope with increasing forgetfulness; how to become adept at dealing with junk mail; how not to go about capturing a Christmas goose; how to cope with increasing forgetfulness….sorry, I forgot I already mentioned that: discover why you might be well advised to avoid swimming lessons; why you might like to give faith healers the widest of a wide berths; and how to deal with the neighbours from hell. But most of all learn how you can have lots of FUN whilst you’re doing it.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Stairlift to Heaven.

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I’m Just Sitting on a Fence, by Dax Flame, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Biographies and Memoirs

 

 

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

Amongst other things, I’m Just Sitting on a Fence chronicles Dax Flame’s travels in India, Hollywood, Rome, Mexico, San Francisco, and the Grand Canyon, where he volunteers at an orphanage, auditions with a movie star, falls in love, kills a fish, goes through a nervous breakdown, and has an epiphany-inducing near-death experience. But that may be misleading; there’s more to it than that.

Click here to pick up your free copy of I’m Just Sitting on a Fence.

 

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Zombie Fallout

Today’s Featured Book of the Day is Zombie Fallout, by Mark Tufo, 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 1,140 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Genre: Horror

 

 

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

Late Fall – 2010

Reuters – Estimates say that nearly three thousand people nationwide, and fifteen thousand people worldwide have died of the H1N1 virus or Swine flu and nearly eighty thousand cases have been confirmed in hospitals and clinics across the United States and the world, the World Heath Organization reported. The influenza pandemic of 2010, while not nearly as prolific as the one that raged in 1918 still has citizens around the world in a near state of panic.

New York Post (Headlines October 31st) – Beware! Children Carry Germs! – Halloween Canceled!

New York Times – (Headlines November 3rd) – Swine flu claims latest victim – Vice President surrounded by family and friends at the end.

Boston Globe – (Headlines November 28th) – Swine Flu Vaccinations Coming!

Boston Herald – (Headlines December 6th) – Shots in Short Supply – Lines Long!

National Enquirer – (Headlines December 7th) – The Dead Walk!

There would be no more headlines.

It started in a lab at the CDC (Center for Disease Control), virologists were so relieved to finally have an effective vaccination against the virulent swine flu. Pressure to come up with something had come from the highest office in the land. In an attempt at speed the virologists had made two mistakes, first they used a live virus and second they didn’t properly test for side effects. Within days hundreds of thousands of vaccinations shipped across the US and the world. People lined up for the shots, like they were waiting in line for concert tickets. Fights broke out in drugstores as fearful throngs tried their best to get one of the limited shots. Within days the CDC knew something was wrong. Between 4 and 7 hours of receiving the shot roughly 95% succumbed to the active H1N1 virus in the vaccination. More unfortunate than the death of the infected was the added side effect of reanimation, it would be a decade before scientists were able to ascertain how that happened. The panic that followed couldn’t be measured. Loved ones did what loved ones always do, they tried to comfort, their kids or their spouses or their siblings, but what came back was not human not even remotely. Those people that survived their first encounter with these monstrosities usually did not come through unscathed, if bitten they had fewer than 6 hours of humanity left, the clock was ticking. During the first few hysteria ridden days of The Coming as it has become known, many thought the virus was airborne, luckily that was not the case or nobody would have survived. It was a dark time in human history. One from which we may never be able to pull ourselves out of the ashes from.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Zombie Fallout.

 

About the Author:

 

mark tufo

 

Mark Tufo was born in Boston Massachusetts. He attended UMASS Amherst where he obtained a BA and later joined the US Marine Corp. He was stationed in Parris Island SC, Twenty Nine Palms CA and Kaneohe Bay Hawaii. After his tour he went into the Human Resources field with a worldwide financial institution and has gone back to college at CTU to complete his masters.

He has written the Indian Hill trilogy with the first Indian Hill – Encounters being published for the Amazon Kindle in July 2009. He has since written the Zombie Fallout series and is working on a new zombie book.

He lives in Maine with his wife, three kids and two English bulldogs.

You can visit Mark’s Amazon author page if you click here.

 

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New Releases on Kindle

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

Voices, by Kathryn Jane, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

She’s desperate to stop a killer….

Rachel Meyers has been on the run long enough—hiding from more than just death. But now the murders happening around her are forcing her to take a stand and the only person she can trust to help is the man she ran away from. Her husband.

He’s desperate to have his wife back….

Quinn Meyers has spent two years searching for Rachel. Now she’s back, scared and asking for help. But Quinn wants answers. Helping her is a given, he won’t say no, but he also won’t let her go again. Not without a fight.

Desperate love…

Quinn’s body still aches for Rachel, even though he’s guarded his heart since the day she left. Her continued secrecy is tearing apart any hope of saving their marriage. But more than love is at stake if Quinn and Rachel can’t find the killer.

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

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Domestic Disturbance: My True-Life Adventure in Sibling Rivalry, by John Phythyon, has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Humor / Memoirs / Biographies

 

 

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

All’s not quiet on the home front.
Young children adore their parents. How they feel about their siblings is another matter.

John Phythyon had an idyllic life until the day they brought him home. The arrival of a Little Brother turned his tranquil existence into a non-stop competition for their parents’ attention, for control of the television on Saturday mornings, and to determine once and for all who was the superior brother.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/domesticdisturbance into your web browser to pick up your copy of Domestic Disturbance: My True-Life Adventure in Sibling Rivalry.

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Our Time In The Sun, by John D. McLaughlin, has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Western

 

 

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

This historically accurate account of an Old West group of lawmen, the Arizona Rangers, is an action-filled story complete with conflict, revenge, love, racism, and redemption in the Arizona Territory of 1903-04. Against the magnificent backdrop of the Southwest, the Rangers chase rustlers, help quell a riot with miners in Morenci, and track the nefarious bandit, Indio Chacon, and his band of murderous outlaws deep into the Sierra Madre Mountains in Mexico. Elliott, an old seasoned Ranger, struggles with his dark and violent past as he mentors a young Ranger, Joaquin Campbell, who is short on law enforcement experience and life itself.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ourtimeinsun into your web browser to pick up your copy of Our Time In The Sun.

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Still Death, by Shauna Bickley, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

The first was a hit and run.
The second a murder/suicide.
Who will be next?

Lexie believes Patrick has been set-up for the murder of his girlfriend, but she is the only person who does.

After living in London, she thought life in a small town would be boring, but there are too many accidents to be a coincidence, and they all appear linked to the death of Patrick’s girlfriend.

Lexie is determined to find out who is behind it, until her family becomes part of the statistics.

Death still lurks in the quietest places.

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

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The Dawn: Omnibus Edition, a five book box set collection by Michelle Muckley, is regularly $4.50 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

THE BOMBS FALL (book 1)

Zachary Christian is Delta Tower resident 8652. He has been stuck inside his tower since the bombs destroyed the world he knew, causing near total extinction. The reason for the war is still a mystery, but ever since that day the world stands still, trapped by the nuclear winter and the Guardians who patrol the exits. Zachary should feel lucky to be alive, but he is haunted by past mistakes which he never got a chance to put right. The only way out is the New Omega Lottery. The prize is a place in Omega, a giant glass tower in the center of their barren world where the new government, The Conservators, rule. Nobody from Delta has ever won. But when Zachary meets Emily he knows she is not from Delta. Convinced there must be another way out, he vows that he will find it. But he doesn’t realise that The Conservators have already found him, and they have their own agenda.

CALL OF OMEGA (book 2)

With the roads destroyed and the bridges near collapse, Zack cannot believe what he has learned about The Barrens. He has a job to do, and so he must try to put things right.

But there are those in the shadows who want him to fail, and when Zack learns of a mysterious group who The Conservators refer to as Drifters, he must decide if he is courageous enough to withstand their test.

Will he be brave enough to follow his heart, or will he fall under the spell of The Republic of New Omega?

EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY (book 3)

Life in Omega Tower is not what Zack expected, especially now he understands the relationship between the Conservators and the Drifters. He had his chance to make a choice, and now Zack feels a long way from home. But with the help of his new friend Serena he takes his first Renunciation Pledge and vows to become a good citizen of the Republic.

But tensions are rising and rebellions are forming in the Republic of New Omega. Desperate to protect Leonard, Serena promises Zack that she will get a message to him. But when she comes to him begging for help he is faced with another dilemma. He turns to Emily, swearing to do whatever it takes to help Serena. But there are others who have invested in Zack, and they have other plans.

MAN IN THE MIDDLE (book 4)

With new alliances forming in the Republic of New Omega, Zack is forced to question what he has learned so far. Who can he really trust? But when he learns of a plan to try to save those trapped by the regime he must put his concerns aside. With Emily stuck inside Omega Tower under the threat of denunciation, he is willing to risk everything to save her. Even his life.

But a mysterious transmission changes everything. Whose voice is it? Could it possibly be real? The walls are closing in on President Grayson, and control is getting harder to maintain. But if the regime should fall, who and what are waiting to take its place?

RISE OF A HERO (book five)

Europe is at war, and with ChemWeap attacks and the transmissions from the north fast approaching the borders of New Omega, President Grayson is forced to take a drastic decision. But when Emily learns of her father’s plans she only has one question on her mind; where is Zack?

President Grayson thinks he has her on a tight enough lead, especially since the shock result of the Denunciation Ceremony. But he has underestimated her strength and belief in one of the most powerful human emotions. Is it Zack that Emily loves, or is it simply the freedom of choice?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/hq4hru into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Dawn: Omnibus Edition.

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Odds, by Patty Friedmann, 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: Literary Fiction

 

 

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

ODDS, ODDNESS, ODDITIES–WHERE ELSE BUT NEW ORLEANS?

Darkly comic writer Patty Friedmann once again has spun what could be painful tragedy into a thought-provoking tale of family loss and personal redemption.

George and Anna Duffy have a peaceable enough marriage until a swimming pool accident claims the life of one of their six-year-old twin boys. The voice of the survivor, Gregor, is the purest, most innocent since those of Salinger’s youngest characters. Adultery and gambling are odds-risking distractions for Gregor’s parents. So what are the odds their story will come to a good end? Maybe not so hot, but, since it’s Friedmmann, a good ending’s a very good bet. Said The New York Times, “The odds are very good indeed.”

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New Releases on Kindle

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

Worse Than Senseless Thing, by J. Battle, is regularly $3.00 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:

THE HRU-ARGH ARE COMING; AND THEY’RE NOT VERY NICE!

Once he was a hero to millions; now he’s just a thief.

When Dan Robinson steals the space ship and travels to Tau Ceti E to pass it on to his boss, everything seems to be going smoothly.

Then the Hru-argh attack begins, and suddenly smooth is hardly the right word.

Dan ends up on the surface of the hot heavy planet, many kilometers from any human settlement, without the food, water or oxygen to reach safety. And he has to put up with Helen, even though he’s sure that she is only using him, and there’s something about a knife, and diamonds, that he really doesn’t want to know about.

Together, they find evidence of alien life, and set off in search of what maybe their only hope for survival, and man’s first contact with an alien intelligence, unless you count a devastating attack from space by the Hru-argh as first contact.

Meanwhile, many light years from Tau Ceti E, an enormous, dragon-like creature named Heldon is doing to her best to save the Galaxy from attack from Outside, and she really doesn’t want another extended war involving the belligerent and malodorous Hru-argh, so she sends Jashna to deal with their attack on Tau Ceti E. With his usual light touch, Jashna destroys the whole of the Hru-argh force, but he is not in time to save the Human settlements.

Anyone who knows the Hru-argh will hardly be surprised that their reaction to the destruction of their ships is to bring together the largest force of fighting ships in the history of the Galaxy, determined to annihilate the few remaining survivors on Tau Ceti E and then seek out and conquer the home system of the Humans.

Jashna has been sent off to deal with the threat from Outside the Galaxy, so it is left to a diminutive blue hominid going by the name of Stave to prevent a long term, extended and bloody war. He’s strange, and more than little creepy, but he has the motivation to get the job done; no matter what the cost to the parties involved.

In a Science Fiction thriller, told with more than a hint of humor, we find out what happens to Jashna in his intergalactic quest, how Stave achieves his ends, and how Dan finds something not only to live for, but to die for.

How do you like your Sci-Fi epic?

Packed with thrills and treachery? Boiling over with action and intrigue? Effervescing with humor and drama? Bursting with more aliens than you can shake a stick at?

Well, this might be just the one for you.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/worsethan into your web browser to pick up your copy of Worse Than Senseless Thing.

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Hospital Days, by Hudson Owen, is regularly $1.49 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Memoirs and Biographies

 

 

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

During the late Sixties, I worked in a number of hospitals as an aide or orderly. Two of them were world famous: McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts; and the Massachusetts General Hospital, in downtown Boston. Two were in Toronto. They were my first full time jobs.

I saw incredible things, people and incidents that have stayed with me all these years: the managed blood of surgery, the chaos of emergency, tense moments in a mental ward.

These are human-interest stories, with a smattering of medical terms, where appropriate. It’s about what happened in the hospital and outside the hospital during a turbulent period in history. I learned about life and death in hospitals, which has tempered my understanding of the world ever since.

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

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Ride Your Heart ‘Til It Breaks, by Deborah Hawkins, 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: Women’s Fiction

 

 

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

Sometimes life brings you to a split second when you suddenly understand everything is about to change forever.

But now Stan knew he didn’t want to be the shallow bad boy Marilyn had described. He wanted to be the man Carrie Moon had loved.

Loving him was all that had kept her alive. The emptiness of her marriage had made the ache of lost love burrow deeper into her heart and soul.

Carrie stood transfixed between worlds: life, but emotional death if she left alone as he wanted, or death in all forms if she stayed, and the fires reached them.

On a cool October evening in 1994, attorney Karen Moon enters an enchanting little jazz club, in San Diego and unexpectedly falls hopelessly in love with the star attraction, trumpeter Stan Benedict. Although Stan is a world class flirt, who has every woman in the audience longing to go home with him, Karen hears a deeper truth in his music. Behind the performer’s confident, shallow mask is a vulnerable, lonely man longing to be loved.

Karen risks her chance of partnership at Warrick, Thompson by secretly crossing ethical boundaries to save the club from destruction by her client, Waterfront Development. She and Stan begin a tumultuous affair that culminates in an unplanned pregnancy and a hasty marriage. But their relationship is increasingly threatened by the demands of Karen’s job as a highly paid securities lawyer and by the rising crescendo of Stan’s frequent infidelities. Through mounting heartbreak, Karen struggles to hold on to Stan until they are swept apart by a tide of personal and professional loss.

Thirteen years later, longing for forgiveness, Stan reappears in Karen’s life. Now a superior court judge and married to Warrick, Thompson partner Howard Morgan, Karen is faced with Howard’s threats to destroy her if she leaves their marriage.

Ride Your Heart ‘Til It Breaks is an unforgettable, intricately woven tale of passion, loss, self-discovery, and redemption.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/rideyourheart into your web browser to pick up your copy of Ride Your Heart ‘Til It Breaks.

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Birth Pangs of the Tribulation, by Gary Michael Epping, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

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

Nearly everyone, including myself, hope that the Rapture of the Church occurs before the start of the Tribulation, similar to the storyline that was characterized in the ‘Left Behind’ series. This is a recent concept that was only made popular by John Darby during the latter part of the 19th century. For the nineteen centuries prior to that time, most religious leaders held to a different view of when Jesus would return for His saints.

What if the Resurrection and Rapture did not occur at the beginning of the Great Tribulation? Would Christians lose their faith and follow the wooing of the Antichrist? Or would they return to the Bible to see if the Rapture might still occur at another time? These are some of the questions that went through the minds of the revival crusaders, as they watched the news about the signing of a peace treaty between Israel and the Mediterranean Brotherhood of Muslim nations.

Major shock waves reverberated throughout the Christian Church when no one was raptured and everyone was left behind, as Hans Auntay Khrysto negotiated a peace treaty between Israel and the surrounding Arab nations. Faith becomes a central issue with some people growing stronger, and others falling away to follow the luring of the Antichrist. Those Christians who chose to endure were able to function within society by simply continuing to take the Great Commission into the world, and moving the local church underground during the growing persecution of the tribulation period. However, when the temple is desecrated during the middle of the Tribulation, people are forced to accept or reject the mark of the beast. Christians must flee and seek a place of refuge during the Great Tribulation or face certain execution.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/birthpangs into your web browser to pick up your copy of Birth Pangs of the Tribulation.

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Memories and Matchsticks, by N. Gemini Sasson, 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: Mystery

 

 

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

There’s an arsonist on the loose in rural Wilton, Indiana — and he’ll do whatever it takes to keep from being found out. Even murder.

Out of work, accident prone, and dateless, Sam McNamee packs up her belongings and her daughter to move to the Florida Keys, where she can pen love stories as S.A. Mack to ease the lingering pain of her husband’s death. First, though, she has to help her dad sell his home of forty-plus years. It just might be the hardest job she’s ever tackled. He’s a hoarder; she’s a neat freak.

The night she returns to Wilton, Sam plows into a mangy mutt on a rain-slicked country road. Bump, the dog she rescues, has a history that drags Sam and her family into a web of danger, making her father a prime suspect.

Feuds and secrets run deep in Humboldt County. Sam can’t leave until the arsonist is uncovered. Not that she’d want to anymore, since veterinarian Clint Chastain has stolen her heart.

In Memories and Matchsticks, N. Gemini Sasson combines comedy and romance as accidental female sleuth Sam McNamee rediscovers love in a sleepy Midwestern town.

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

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My Romantic Comedy, a three book box set by Mary Kelly, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance / Humor

 

 

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

HAPPY BOOKS

HEROES, FILLED WITH FANTASY AND HUMOR

MY ROMANTIC COMEDY – AN IRRESISTIBLE ROMANTIC TRILOGY FOR ALL THOSE WHO LOVE ROMANTIC COMEDIES

Erin believed she’d discovered the magic formula for finding her Prince Charming: trying out her favorite romantic comedies in real life. Even though he still hasn’t crossed her path, her life has become more joyful, more colorful, and more interesting. So, she just waves her magic wand and starts again.

Whether your favorite romantic comedy happens to be Serendipity, You’ve Got Mail, Two Weeks Notice, Romancing the Stone or Roman Holiday, it’s highly likely that she’s tried them out, and that she can inform you about their effectiveness.

To begin with, she chooses Clueless, the most timeless of romantic comedies. After all, she could use some good karma, and to find love for her sister or her best friend seems like a good start to her.

Follow her, and who knows—maybe you too, will be inspired to find your own happy ending.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/sv4q59 into your web browser to pick up your copy of My romantic comedy – Trilogy.

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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 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!

My Highland Love, by Tarah Scott, 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 51 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

Voted Indie Romance Convention Readers Choice Award’s best historical romance of 2013

How does a woman tell her betrothed that she murdered her first husband?

Shipwrecked in the Scottish Highlands, American heiress Elise Kingston quietly plans revenge for the deaths of her daughter and the brother who sacrificed his life to save her.

When Marcus MacGregor, Marquess of Ashlund, returns to his Highland home to discover a stunning American woman has been taken in by his clan, his attraction is instant and he resolves to make her his—no matter what secret she’s keeping.

Elise is shocked by her need for Marcus and, too late, discovers that her feelings make him a target of her enemy—a man powerful enough to destroy even a Scottish nobleman.

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

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Chased by Fire, by D.K. Holmberg, 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 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 14 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

An ancient artifact that must be found…
Terrifying creatures from dark and dangerous Incendin…
And long-forgotten elementals again unleashed on the world.

As an earth senser, Tan is tasked with helping guide the king’s servant through the dangerous mountain passes in search for the artifact before Incendin can reach it first. But after losing his father to the war, Tan wants nothing to do with the king’s demands. When everything he knows is lost, he is forced to risk himself to save the one person who can find the artifact, a beautiful girl who has lost as much as Tan. In doing so, power the world hasn’t seen in nearly a thousand years is awoken, and a warrior long thought dead returns to claim the artifact for himself.

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

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Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law, by Michelle Granas, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 20 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

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

Cordelia is disabled and painfully shy but none of that matters when a stranger desperately needs her help. Shaken out of a routine that centers on caring for her odd family in Warsaw–her father is an academic with no life skills, her brother never leaves the villa, and her mother has dementia–she is forced to act. Zaremba, a wealthy businessman, is fleeing arrest when he stops to save her father’s life. He claims to be innocent and wants a favor as he seeks to turn the tables on the authorities. Cordelia is grateful but wary. Is he truly being persecuted or is he deceiving her? Her reluctant agreement to aid him plunges her into new realms of emotion. It is when he disappears, however, that she must gather all her courage and pursue the truth. Touching on human rights issues and real events in Europe, this is primarily a love story, intended for readers who enjoy language, conversation, and human relationships. It contains no graphic sex or violence.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/zaremba into your web browser to pick up your copy of Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law.

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The Jake Fonko Series: Books 1 – 3, by B. Hesse Pflingger, is regularly $7.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 14 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Action and Adventure

 

 

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

Jake Fonko M.I.A. (Book 1): Jake Fonko’s first adventure finds the former Army Ranger on loan to the CIA in the waning days of the Vietnam War. His mission? Make contact with a CIA asset in Cambodia.
Only problem is, no one’s heard from this asset in over two years…and the Khmer Rouge have taken over the country.

Fonko on the Carpet (Book 2): In Jake Fonko’s second adventure, Jake now works as a freelance gun-for-hire. Soon enough, Jake finds himself whisked away to Iran, to protect none other than the Shah. But as Iran teeters on the edge of civil war, keeping the Shah safe might be pretty damn difficult…

Fonko’s Errand Go Boom (Book 3): Jake Fonko’s third adventure sees our hero taking a trip to Northern Ireland during the time of the Bloody Troubles. A certain carmaker has a mysterious gig at the DeLorean factory and Jake Fonko might just be the man for the job. But everything might not be on the up and up, and Jake soon finds himself water so hot that the Troubles might be the least of his problems.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/jakefonko into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Jake Fonko Series: Books 1 – 3.

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Marvin in the Kooky Spooky House, by Lord Toph, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 8 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Children’s Book

 

 

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

Young Marvin is getting ready for a big scare.
When the time is right, he strikes out late in the night, to visit that spooky house up there.
You’re in for a treat when you read to find out how Marvin gets tricked out of being frightened,
once he bravely enters the Kooky Spooky House!

Is it an old haunted house with kooky spooky looking creatures? Or will he return empty-handed after his inspection?

This picture ebook title features vivid, full-color layouts with Kindle Text Pop-Up

Click here to pick up your copy of Marvin in the Kooky Spooky House.

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Make Me a Real Girl (Witches of The Demon Isle Book 1), by Rachel Humphrey – D’aigle, 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 71 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

Witches of The Demon Isle- A Little Bit Funny, A Little Bit Romantic, and Around-the-Clock Supernatural Trouble… Rated Similar to TV 14, for mild language, some violence and implied sexual situations.

The Howard Witches, three siblings charged with protecting The Demon Isle…

Charlie, the werewolf.
Michael, the empathic death reader.
Melinda, living under self-inflicted house arrest. Her gift: prophetic dreams of people about to die.

Their mentor, the four-hundred year old Vampire, William Wakefield. Charming, ridiculously handsome, and walking a dangerous line between sinking into darkness and living in the light. In constant temptation to declare his love for the one witch that could be his undoing.

The story begins with an unsolved murder. One that will change everything…

Come stalk the streets of The Demon Isle… you’ll go up against witches, vampires, werewolves, demons, guardians, shapeshifters, ghosts, ghasts, mermaids, faeries and a host of other devious supernatural creatures waiting to wreak havoc on The Demon Isle. Where fans of the paranormal come to vacation and immerse themselves in fantasy. Where magic comes to life, mysteries abound, and you might just find yourself laughing, crying, and most definitely, falling in love.

In Volume One:

Melinda Howard is the Demon Isle’s weird girl. The one that’s been holed up in the Howard Mansion for the last four years. Why? No one knows the truth except her family… a long line of witches charged with protecting the Demon Isle, along with their mentor, the four-hundred year old Vampire, William Wakefield.

Another reason Melinda doesn’t mind her self-inflicted imprisonment. She gets to spend her days with the charming vampire, who also happens to be her best friend. Only now, she’s spending her night’s with him too. He just doesn’t know it…

Any other girl would enjoy the nightly thrill of her vampire crush invading her dreams. But not Melinda as her dreams have a tendency to come true. Although typically, they don’t include the handsome vampire she’s crushing on, but rather horrifying visions of people about to die.

But she cannot stay under self-inflicted house arrest forever. And if her brothers or William get their choice in the matter, Melinda will be out of the house partying with her friends, giving her affections to a human, not a vampire, and digging into her role as a witch.

A role her eldest brother Charlie lives for and a role her second brother Michael would rather live without. Nevertheless, when duty calls, usually from the local sheriff needing help with some tourist who’s gotten themselves into trouble, life screeches to a stop, and duty takes over.

Such is the case when the sheriff needs help with an unsolved murder investigation; one she fears has a supernatural cause. To assist her in the case, she calls upon the skills of The Howard Witches.

However, what they learn might be more than any of them can deal with, or accept. Worse yet, they fear what this discovery will do to Melinda, as it returns them all to the core of her self-imprisonment.

Back to the lives, she could not save…

Click here to pick up your copy of Make Me a Real Girl (Witches of The Demon Isle Book 1).

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Waiting for Jimmy Dean, by Bob McDermott, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 19 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Humor

 

 

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

A humorous short story.

Things looked pretty bleak for Buddy in the Fall of 1961. His aspirations to be a cattle baron dashed by his parents’ refusal to let him enter the calf scramble, he didn’t think life could get much worse. And then it did.

A poignant and often hilarious tale of growing up in a simpler time.

Click here to pick up your copy of Waiting for Jimmy Dean.

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More Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

8 Weeks, by Bethany Lopez, 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 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 64 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Is eight weeks enough time to earn back the love of someone you’ve betrayed…the only one you’ve ever loved?

Shelly has been in love with Cal since they started dating in eleventh grade. Despite everyone saying that the odds were against them, they got married after graduation and built a life together. Now, six years later, she is faced with the ultimate betrayal. Devastated, her first instinct is to call it quits…

After a drunken binge at his best friends’ bachelor party, Cal betrays the one person who has always been there for him, his wife, Shelly. Terrified and realizing she might divorce him, Cal must come up with a way to prove to her that his love is true…

Cal asks Shelly for eight weeks. Eight weeks to convince her that their marriage is worth the fight. Will Shelly be able to trust him again, or will their marriage end the way many others do when faced with opposition… In divorce?

This story is meant for readers 18 and older.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/vi2fhn into your web browser to pick up your copy of 8 Weeks.

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Murder Caribbean-Style, by Diane Rapp, 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 28 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

When Kayla Sanders accepts a free Caribbean cruise aboard the Aurora, she gets sucked into a modern-day mutiny culminating in the murder of her ex-lover, Patrick MacIntyre. When Kayla was denied a well-deserved promotion, she resigned. Kayla’s shipboard friends applauded her bravery, but she knew the truth. Reeling from the painful humiliation inflicted by an unfaithful lover, Kayla welcomed an excuse to run home and hide. Living like a hermit in Colorado she worked days as a typist and wrote a Caribbean guidebook at night.

Four years later, Kayla arrives onboard her old ship and savors the VIP treatment afforded a published author—until Patrick falls dead at her feet. Plunging into a frenzied investigation to discover the killer before police arrest her friends, Kayla bumps into Steven Young every time she uncovers a clue. They soon join forces to unravel the mystery and spark a fledgling romance. Like a tightrope walker balancing between passion and peril, Kayla risks her life to unearth the truth behind Patrick’s death and free herself from his memory. Should she trust Steven and risk another broken heart—or worse?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/au3q2b into your web browser to pick up your copy of Murder Caribbean-Style.

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The Lupane Legacy, by Darby G. Holladay, 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 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 53 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Ghosts of a Revolution

Patrick Khumalo was only five when his entire village was massacred before his eyes. For twenty-nine years the desire for justice has burned inside him . . . but now it’s lit a fuse.

The Lupane Legacy is a story of tangled family ties, of love, betrayal, and revenge. From the halls of power and intrigue in Washington, DC, to the dark secrets of postcolonial Africa, this international thriller will pull you into a world where nothing is black and white, and everyone has something to hide.

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

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Down Dog Diary, by Sherry Roberts, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to 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 17 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

DOWN DOG DIARY
One man has died for it.
Now it’s Maya Skye’s job to protect it.
Can a yoga teacher hunt a killer and still find inner peace?

In yoga, the Downward Facing Dog Pose turns your world upside down, and that is exactly what the Down Dog Diary does to yoga teacher Maya Skye. First, her mentor, a former Hell’s Angel turned shaman, is killed for the book of secrets. Now Maya has it, and trouble is stalking her. When the mystical journal is stolen, Maya learns just how elusive inner peace can be at the point of a gun.

Down Dog Diary is set in small Gabriel’s Garden, Minnesota, not far from the Twin Cities. It’s a mystery told with humor and drama, but it is also an exploration of the battle for inner peace that rages inside all of us. We may try to follow the path, but life isn’t all Minnesota nice.

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Crash Gordon and the Mysteries of Kingsburg, by Derek Swannson, 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 35 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Coming-of-Age; Satire

 

 

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EASTER SUNDAY, 1973: Just before dawn in Kingsburg, California, six-year-old Gordon Swannson, asthmatic boy genius, gets his ass kicked by a spectral Easter Bunny—an event that sends his already hyperactive imagination spiraling toward paranoia. Gordon becomes convinced that ghosts and other weird entities inhabit a daimonic reality that can interact with our everyday world. He starts seeing mystery and danger everywhere in his isolated farming community. He even thinks his best friend, Jimmy, might be possessed by demons….

JUNE 7th, 1979: Reality catches up with Gordon’s worst imaginings on the day after his thirteenth birthday, when his father dies by crashing a Cessna into the living room of their house. Gordon sets out to discover whether the plane crash was an accident or something far more sinister. Before he finds the answer, he’ll experience puberty, Pink Floyd, trout fishing, lesbian vampire movies, and midnight cliff-diving with the Hells Angels—all while learning to cope with the trauma-induced narcolepsy that inspires his nickname, Crash Gordon….

HALLOWEEN, 1982: Gordon meets Jimmy’s Uncle Lloyd, an obscenely rich insurance broker to the rocket industry who makes Woodward and Bernstein’s Deep Throat look like a low-level bureaucrat. With Lloyd acting as their demented mentor, Gordon and his friends embark on a road trip to the Esalen Institute in Big Sur. Along the way, Lloyd lectures them about such diverse topics as hypnotism, assassination theories, MKULTRA, COINTELPRO, and the kidnapping of Patty Hearst; serial killers, satanic sacrifices, interdimensional energy portals, and the remote viewing program at the Stanford Research Institute; shamanism, ayahuasca, Terence McKenna’s tryptamine-fueled encounters with the Logos, and the role “future causality” plays in the world’s current fate. And that’s only a prelude to Lloyd’s startling explanation of how Gordon and Jimmy have become unwitting participants in a CIA mind control experiment known as Project MONARCH….

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Her Heart for the Asking, by Lisa Mondello, 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 361 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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From New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling author, Lisa Mondello, a Contemporary Western Romance Novel

Mandy Morgan swore she’d never step foot in Texas again after Beau Gentry left her for life on the rodeo circuit eight years before. But now her uncle’s heart is failing and she has to convince him that surgery will save his life. She never dreamed the first thing she’d see when she stepped off the plane would be her biggest nightmare…the one man she’d never stopped loving.

Beau Gentry had the fever for two things: the rodeo and Mandy Morgan. But for Beau, loving Mandy was complicated by his father’s vendetta against her uncle. This led him to make the hardest decision of his life and he can still see the bitterness and hurt on Mandy’s face. All these years it has killed him to think Mandy had forgotten him and moved as far away as possible from him. But now they’re back in Texas, and he’s going to do all he can to win back her love.

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Once a Killer, by Martin Bodenham, 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 9 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Thriller

 

 

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Michael Hoffman has come a long way from his deprived childhood in Chicago’s south side. Now he’s a young, successful partner in a major New York law firm, handling some of its clients’ most prestigious M&A deals. With a beautiful wife, and two young daughters who look up to him, he has built the perfect life. But Michael has a secret: one that goes back to his childhood; a secret so dark it could destroy his family and brilliant career. Discovered by the wrong people, it would certainly get him killed.

There is only one person who knows about his past, and he is a career criminal who manages a low profile hedge fund, bankrolled by Eastern European mafia money. Michael is safe, but only for as long as he agrees to feed details of his firm’s deals to the fund so it can make millions from insider trading.

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The McCall Initiative Episode 1.1: Deception, by Lisa Nowak, 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 20 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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What if the Pacific Northwest seceded from the United States? In 2063, it has.

The climate change that’s devastated all but the Northwest corner of the U.S. has been around since before Piper Hall was born. She doesn’t spend much time thinking about it, the secession that created Cascadia, or the closed border, erected to keep out climate refugees. All she wants is to get through high school and earn a medical degree so she can pull her family out of poverty. Piper’s sure her little brother’s stories about poor people vanishing are just rumors–until she comes home to an empty house. Losing her future, her family, and her freedom and forced into hiding, Piper has to find a way to get to the bottom of the disappearances. But the only one who can help might be the very boy whose family has displaced her own.

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