Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Second Summer, by Shirleen Davies, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 41 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Second Summer, Book One in the MacLarens of Fire Mountain Contemporary Romance Series
In this passionate Contemporary Romance, author Shirleen Davies introduces her readers to the modern day MacLarens starting with Heath MacLaren, the head of the family.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Children and the Blood, by Megan Joel Peterson and Skye Malone, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted 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 21 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

Ashley’s life is normal – if normal means living on a farm that you never leave. Ashley’s life is happy – as long as she doesn’t think of the Christmas Eve when her mother died. She can’t remember anything of what came before her mother’s death, but still, Ashley’s life is good.

Until one night, everything changes.

Her home burns and her family is murdered. People with superhuman powers hunt her down, killing everyone who stands in their way. She runs for her life, only to make a terrifying discovery.

Those people aren’t the only ones with powers.

And hers just might kill anyone she meets.

Book One of The Children and the Blood trilogy

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/childrenblood into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Children and the Blood.

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Mosaics, by E.E. Giorgi, 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 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 34 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Dubbed the Byzantine Strangler because of the mysterious mosaic tiles he leaves at the crime scene, a new serial killer is stalking the streets of Los Angeles. Racing to decipher the code encrypted in the tiles before the killer strikes again, Detective Track Presius faces a new challenge: the “awakened” genes that make his vision and olfactory sense so sharp are now taking a toll on his life. When a new set of tiles appears in his own backyard, Track makes a chilling realization: those very same genes that are threatening his life are drawing the Byzantine Strangler closer and closer. The line between hunter and hunted has suddenly blurred. Will Track be the next piece of the mosaic puzzle?

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

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Silicone Man, by William Massa, 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 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 134 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

HE BECAME A MACHINE AND FOUND HIS HUMANITY.

A global pandemic has cut the human population in half. An android workforce fills the void left by the devastation. But some of the AIs have grown tired of being slaves. Some want freedom. An underground movement of runaways has sprung up and wages a shadow war with a simple objective — equal rights for artificial people.

Enter Commander Cole Marsalis, head of the AI-TAC first response team trained to deal with the rogue robots. Now he has been tasked with the ultimate undercover mission — infiltrate the android underground. But to do so, he will have to become that which he hates the most… A machine!

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/lv9knp into your web browser to pick up your copy of Silicone Man.

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In Love by Christmas, by Sandy Nathan, 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 on 30 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Paranormal Romance

 

 

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

Leroy Watches Jr. is a shaman whose Power is a bit quirky. Sometimes it makes things worse.
Despite his flaw, he must save his soul mate from her addictions, her father, and Evil Incarnate, or she’ll be damned forever.

Trying to unite with his true love, Leroy embarks on a pilgrimage that takes him to the highest levels of European society. As he travels, his shamanic Power grows. So does the Dark Lord’s hatred of him.

He learns a lot. One thing he learns is his prospective father-in-law “has a few fleas.” Will Duane came a long way spiritually at his Grandfather’s retreat, but he’s got a long way to go. Will demands that Leroy and Cass be in love by Christmas. He’s used to getting his own way; Will is the richest man in the world.

If they aren’t in love, what then? You’ll find out. Leroy doesn’t know if he can find Cass by Christmas, much less be truly in love with the real woman. What if Cass’s addictions can’t be overcome? What if he can’t heal her soul?

COME ON A ROMANTIC AND SPIRITUAL VOYAGE POWERED BY ALL THE LOVE IN THE UNIVERSE

Click here to pick up your free copy of In Love by Christmas.

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Sniffer The Maltese: World Famous, by Luis de Agustin, 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 10 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Humor / Comics & Graphic Novels

 

 

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

In this, the inaugural volume of Sniffer The Maltese comics, worldwide fans of the vain and cocky little canine are treated to the long awaited story of how their beloved dog-celebrity became world famous. The collection includes many other brand new comic strips featuring the charming little wise guy.

In the main tale, mischievous Sniffer The Maltese has gotten himself into eight pounds of white-haired trembling trouble with the lady canines of his neighborhood. They’re after him, and it’s not to hold paws.

Sniffer escapes to Rome only to face an even more dangerous misadventure in Roman Holiday, the comics collection that reveals to his worldwide fans the whole story behind his global fame.

This volume of classy and vibrantly colored comic strips includes additional new shorts of Sniffer’s early days as the testy, swollen-headed, but always loveable little big guy. They show why Sniffer is destined to remain atop the world.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Sniffer The Maltese: World Famous.

 

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

Megan’s Cure, a by Robert E. Lowe, 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 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 34 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

When 10-year-old Megan Kim disappears from her school on the Alabama Gulf Coast, it has all the signs of a child abduction. However, a more complicated story soon emerges. The action follows Megan and a brilliant but troubled scientist across the South on a desperate mission to evade their pursuers. Big Pharma is intent on burying Megan and the secret she carries.

Meanwhile, reporter Enzo Lee is trying to save his gravely ill grandmother and embarks on a search for a cure. That quest leads him to the fugitive pair. Together, they must confront the wrath of the entire drug industry armed with the deadly tools of organized crime.

Megan’s Cure is an action-filled story played out in the labs and boardrooms of Big Pharma as well as along the rural byroads of the Deep South. This is the third novel in the Enzo Lee mystery thriller series By Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert B. Lowe.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/63014 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Megan’s Cure.

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Taking Stock, by Scott Bartlett, 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 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 37 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

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

When You Hit Rock Bottom, There’s Nowhere to Go But Up – Right?

This multi-award winning novel will grip you, and make you rethink what you know about mental illness in the modern workplace

Just as Sheldon Mason is about to end it all, he meets his upstairs neighbour, a drug dealer named Sam. Sam gets him professional help, as well as a job at a local grocery store.

As he struggles to make sense of his life, Sheldon starts to notice something odd about one of his new co-workers, Gilbert Ryan. Gilbert seems to know about Sheldon’s mental health issues – in fact, he seems to know secrets about everyone.

And Gilbert sees value in Sheldon…

Taking Stock will Grip you from the Start, with Parts that Make You Laugh and Parts that Make You Cry

*WINNER* of the Percy Janes First Novel Award

*WINNER* of the Lawrence Jackson Writers’ Award

*SEMI-FINALIST* in the 2014 Best Kindle Book Awards

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/1f6jg6 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Taking Stock.

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To Live Again, by Dori Lavelle, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 15 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Romance

 

 

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

After losing the future that was promised to her, Kelsey O’Neil says goodbye to her old life and sets out on a journey to capture her own independence, find happiness, and maybe even true love.

A cozy cottage in a quaint Irish town seems the perfect place to start again. And Shaun Brannon, the sexy but mysterious author next door, could be her second chance at love. But Shaun is incapable of opening his heart to any woman. Can Kelsey find out why before she falls too hard?

Eight years ago, Shaun Brannon stopped believing in love, or marriage. His only belief now is in lust. The demons he wrestles with daily are too dark to let him get close to a woman without breaking her heart. Then along comes Kelsey, who makes him wonder how it might feel to give love another chance. Is he brave enough to show her his deepest scars?

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

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701 Money Saving Tips – A Huge List For Frugal Living, by Ron Tomby, 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 62 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

This is an easy to read money-saving guide. Each tip is presented as a bite-size, easy to digest list, perfect for list lovers! The book begins with general rules for saving money in today’s world. These guidelines help you develop a frugal lifestyle that does not sacrifice your quality of life. In this book, you will also learn about web sites, online tools and apps that you can use to save money and even get free stuff.

The rest of the book gives you detailed money saving ideas on food, home management, entertainment, financial services, health, and more! This is a great reference book to keep handy and reread all over again, until you master money-saving strategies and are able to train your mind to live frugally.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/701money into your web browser to pick up your copy of 701 Money Saving Tips – A Huge List For Frugal Living.

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At God’s Mercy, by L.L. Fine, 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 227 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Historical Mystery

 

 

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

Poland, World War II. A desperate young Jewish woman sacrifices her life to save her baby twins from the terrible death that awaits them.

Decades later, in New York, Rabbi Jeremiah Neumann discovers the existence of his long lost twin. He rushes headlong to meet him – but is shocked to discover that his identical twin is a priest.

The two brothers travel to Poland to find out who they truly are. Page by page they uncover the terrible secret of their bloodcurdling heritage. A long-dormant evil is resurrected, and once again threatens to take the twins’ lives. Will they survive the new storm?

At God’s Mercy is a captivating book that is hard to put down. It will take you deep behind the frontiers of human atrocity, where cruelty meets courage, and faith meets fate. Its chilling storyline bites hard at religious establishment and raises hard questions regarding Judaism, Christianity, human nature, faith and existence.

Click here to pick up your free copy of At God’s Mercy.

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Dream Student, by J.J. DiBenedetto, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based 110 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Paranormal Romance / Suspense

 

 

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

College junior Sara Barnes thought her life was totally under control. All she had to worry about was her final exams, Christmas shopping, applying to medical school – and what to do about the cute freshman in the next dorm with a crush on her. Everything was going according to plan, until the night she started seeing other people’s dreams.

It’s bad enough that Sara is learning more than she ever needed to know about her friends and classmates, watching their most secret fantasies whether she wants to or not. Much worse are the other dreams, the ones she sees nearly every night, featuring a strange, terrifying man who commits unspeakable crimes. Now Sara wonders if she’s the only witness to a serial killer – and the only one who knows when and where he’s going to strike next.

Dream Student is the first book of the Dream Series.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Dream Student.

 

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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 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!

Angels of the Knights – Fallon, by Valerie Zambito, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 208 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

When Fallon Angell died at the age of sixteen, her life changed forever.

The hallowed world of Emperica is everything she had ever hoped for as a mortal—immeasurable beauty, unconditional love and light. But, with affection for humankind still burning within her, she joins the Knight Caste to train as an angel warrior. As a Knight, she will give up her wings and return to the place that killed her to use her unique powers to search out and destroy the evil Kjin that roam the earth. As a Knight, she will stop at nothing to protect the mortals in her care.

The elders warn her that the path she chose will be a solitary one. That she will not have the same bond with humans as she once did. But, as far as she knows, the elders had never met Kade Royce.

When her duties place her in the path of the handsome former cop, emotions buried long ago rise to the surface and she is powerless to ignore the depth of her feelings for this young man. She knows instinctively that she has found what most people search their entire lives for.

Ignoring the risks, she invites him into her world of danger, but soon their lives collide with explosive consequence. As a result, Fallon realizes with heartbreaking despair that she can no longer hide from the painful truth. In order for Kade to live, she must destroy him.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/fallon into your web browser to pick up your copy of Angels of the Knights – Fallon.

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The Devil Has Dimples, by Pepper Phillips, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 223 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Romance

 

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

Adopted!

In the Deep South, one of the first questions asked when meeting someone new in a small town is, “Who’s your daddy?” The answer defines you as a person. Not knowing is disheartening.

Sara McLaughlin never knew she was adopted and is stunned to realize that if she wants to find out the questions burning in her brain as to the ‘why’ she was given up at birth, and who her father might be, she has to live in her birth mother’s apartment for the next six weeks.

Grant St. Romain, attorney, is supposed to be helping, but the hunky dimpled devil is making her mind think of other things.

Can she find the truth? Or will she break her heart trying to find out the answers in Boggy Bayou, where many secrets are hidden?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/ddimples into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Devil Has Dimples.

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Superior Justice, by Tom Hilpert, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 532 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

THE CONFESSION THAT COULD KILL HIM…

Jonah Borden is not your typical Lutheran pastor, and he takes pains to make sure everyone knows it. He’s a tough-guy, thinks-he’s-funny, rock-music-playing, gourmet-cooking, painfully-moderate-drinking, hard-boiled man of the cloth. He is even available for a bit of romance, under the right circumstances.

Doug Norstad, a member of Jonah Borden’s church, is arrested for a vigilante killing. Norstad shares his true alibi with Borden, under the privileged status of religious confession. Knowing now that the man is innocent, Borden must prove it somehow, without divulging his secret. Along the way he uncovers a twisted series of murders and cover ups. Before it is all over, Borden himself has been bribed, beaten, shot, and arrested for murder. Even worse, he may be falling in love.

Set in the midst of the striking beauty of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastline, Superior Justice will draw you in with its unique and quirky characters, and keep you guessing until the end.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/n499zo into your web browser to pick up your copy of Superior Justice.

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The Tour, by Jean Grainger, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 223 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Women’s Fiction

 

 

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

Every week Conor O’Shea collects a new group of American visitors from Shannon Airport from where they embark on a high end tour of the ‘Real Ireland.’ But this particular tour, with its cast of unintentionally hilarious characters, presents seasoned tour guide Conor with dilemmas that render him speechless for the first time in his life.

Among this eclectic group are Corlene, a gold-digging multiple divorcée on the prowl; Patrick, a love-starved Boston cop; Dylan, a goth uilleann piper; Dorothy, a poisonous college professor who wouldn’t spend Christmas; Elliot, a wall street shark who finally shows his true colours; and then there’s Ellen, back on Irish soil after so many years, to discover a truth nobody could have guessed, least of all herself. And that’s just a few of the colourful cast.

The locals they meet on their journey, eccentric West Brits, passionate musicians, Ukrainian waitresses and Garda high flyers all help to make this a tour no-one will ever forget.

And of course there’s Conor O’Shea in the thick of it all, solving problems and mending hearts, but what about his own?

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

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Rest in Peace, by Bob Kat, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 17 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Young Adult Romance / Mystery

 

 

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

You don’t have to believe in ghosts…until you meet one.

Once again Kelly, Scott, Austin and Zoey are listening to the Spirit Radio when they hear a cry for help from a mother whose four-year-old daughter, Emma went missing in the middle of a busy lobby at the infamous Stanley Hotel. But time traveling back to 1911 is a lot more complicated than the three trips they had taken earlier in the summer. They have to find appropriate clothes and figure out a way to pay for their stay. When they hear about a tragic fire that hurt several hotel employees, the teens take advantage of the hotel’s desperation and get jobs working as lady’s maids and houseboys so they can keep an eye on Emma and her family.

Even though they know that The Stanley Hotel is possibly the most haunted place in the U.S., the four teenagers are a little creeped out when they hear ghostly children running in the halls, singing songs and even a mysterious ball that keeps showing up in their room. How could a hotel that is only two years old already be haunted? Most importantly, how can they stop Emma from becoming one of the ghosts that are trapped inside the luxurious hotel?

Midway through their first summer together, they celebrate the Fourth of July twice in one year. As they try to figure out the mystery of Emma’s disappearance, they bump into some famous people and experience several historical events. But ultimately, it’s their trust in each other and the friendship that has been forged by two unique experiences no one else on the planet has ever done…talk with dead people and time travel to the past. Their first trip back to 1966 had stopped the murder of a teenager from their school. Their next trip to 1980 had tested their courage as they were brought face-to-face with a man who was determined to murder an entire family. Their last trip to 1927 had saved the life of a handsome young man who had run away to a traveling circus. Zoey, the former mean girl of South Beach High School, suffered her first heartbreak by falling in love with a man from the wrong century.

Back in 1911 there are no TV news crawlers or Amber Alerts like we see along the interstate highways today. Instead, Kelly, Scott, Austin and Zoey must try to be in the right place at the right time to stop the tragedy of Emma’s disappearance from happening. They follow her and her family around while enjoying life among the rich and famous. They arrive as skeptics, but leave as believers when all four teens have ghostly encounters. Kelly and Austin grow closer as they share fireworks shows, first on the sand in Fort Myers Beach and second on a blanket in the Rocky Mountains. But is their romance doomed almost as soon as it began?

When their plans go wrong, they face their first defeat. The same danger that takes Emma now threatens the teens when one of their own is captured in a killer’s web. Will they be able to save Emma? Or will they join her as permanent guests in the ghostly halls of The Stanley Hotel?

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

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Without a Trace, by Colleen Coble, 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 240 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

When a plane carrying Bree Nicholls’ husband and son disappears, her life changes forever. Her relentless determination to find them starts an investigation that links their disappearance to a violent crime threatening to tear the peaceful town of Rock Harbor apart.

Mystery fans will love this exciting new series from best-selling author Colleen Coble. Set in the untamed beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Rock Harbor Series is full of suspense and romance, drawing you into the life and operation of a canine search-and-rescue team as it unravels the secrets of an enchanting wilderness.

Click here to pick up your copy of Without a Trace.

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On The Street Where You Die, by Al Stevens, 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 226 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Mystery / Thriller

 

 

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

Stanley Bentworth is not all that tough. Previously a homicide cop, he drank his way out of a job and now runs a one-man private eye agency finding people who don’t want to be found. He doesn’t accept tough-guy assignments, calling himself a “soft-boiled detective,” but a recession is on, and business is off, so when a wealthy financier, formerly a mob enforcer, needs an anonymous blackmailer found in a life and death situation, Stanley seizes the chance to earn a fee.

If he fails, the blackmailer outs his client to the wise guys, in which case the client gets a one-way ticket to the landfill, and Stanley risks becoming an unwilling passenger on that ride.

He knows he must not fail, no small feat given that Stanley Bentworth is not all that tough.

Click here to pick up your copy of On The Street Where You Die.

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At Last, by Barbara Bretton, 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 97 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Gracie Taylor fell in love with Noah Chase on the first day of kindergarten. Gracie was the girl from the wrong side of town. Noah was the town’s golden boy. Their families had been at loggerheads since the death of Gracie’s mother years ago and as they grew up, they had to risk everything to be together.
But it was worth it, because when they were together, nothing else mattered.
Then, on their wedding day, Gracie discovered a secret that sent her running from Idle Point, leaving Noah with a broken heart to match her own.
Now, eight years later, Gracie returns to Maine for her father’s wedding. When she discovers Noah has come home to Idle Point to save the family business (and that he has a little daughter named Sophie) Gracie also discovers that nothing has changed. Their love for each other is stronger than ever, but the secrets that drove them apart still hold the power to ruin their lives.
Will past mistakes destroy their love or will they finally find happiness together… at last?

Click here to pick up your copy of At Last.

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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!

Betrayal: A Tall Pines Mystery, by Aaron Paul Lazar, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Marcella Hollister realized a lifetime of hopes and dreams when she was given custody of a child. A cousin of her half-Seneca husband, Quinn, the baby’s mother was murdered in a political plot—and Marcella, who’s never been able to have children of her own, formed an instant bond with little Kimi.

Then a distant relative comes forward to claim Kimi—and Quinn, who Marcella thought understood her pain better than anyone, allows them to take the baby without a fight.
Confused and deeply wounded, Marcella takes off for Tall Pines, their secluded Adirondack cabin. She hopes the peace and natural beauty of the mountains will help clear her head and decide whether to forgive Quinn…or leave him.

But the situation at Tall Pines is anything but peaceful. Her high school lover, Sky, arrives to help out—and Marcella discovers her old feelings may not be as distant as she thought. Worse, a serial killer is stalking young women in the area. And when a teen girl whose mother works with Sky goes missing, Marcella and everyone she cares for wind up dead center in the killer’s sights.

This is the fourth book in the Tall Pines Mysteries series. All books in this series can be read in any order.

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Even Heroes Cry, by Hildie McQueen, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Military vet Adam Ford returns to his hometown a damaged hero—the war stole his best friend and left him with severe PTSD. Every day is a challenge as he struggles to reconstruct his life. When a tempting beauty moves in next door, Adam’s world is turned upside down and he doesn’t appreciate it.

After losing the love of her life in Iraq, Tesha Washington runs away from everything she’s ever known and escapes to a small town where she takes on the challenges of restoring an old Victorian house. Out of options, she turns to her reclusive neighbor for help.

As Tesha slowly draws Adam out of the shell that used to be a man, she also learns there really is such a thing as starting over. Together they discover the healing power of love and a bond to last a lifetime.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/qz53xp into your web browser to pick up your copy of Even Heroes Cry.

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Jack’s Big Secret #1: Marty, by P.J. Ryan, is just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Children & Middle Grade

 

 

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

Note: “Marty” is a short story and a quick read. (estimated 35 pages)

Jack Miller has spent his entire nine years in the same house on the same street in the same town with the same best friend.

One day, while delivering papers on his same ordinary paper route, Jack finds himself amidst a very unordinary world. A world where strange and silly monsters become his friends.

This is the first of several adventures that Jack and his best friend, Annabelle, will have in the secret world that Jack discovers that fateful day.

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Sanguinary, by Margo Bond Collins, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

Only fifty years left before vampires rule the world.

When Dallas police detective Cami Davis joined the city’s vampire unit, she planned to use the job as a stepping-stone to a better position in the department.

But she didn’t know then what she knows now: there’s a silent war raging between humans and vampires, and the vampires are winning.

So with the help of a disaffected vampire and an ex-cop addict, Cami is going undercover, determined to solve a series of recent murders, discover a way to overthrow the local Sanguinary government, and, in the process, help win the war for the human race.

But can she maintain her own humanity in the process? Or will Cami find herself, along with the rest of the world, pulled under a darkness she cannot oppose?

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

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SEALs of Winter, a nine-book box set collection by Cora Seton, Elle Kennedy, Anne Marsh, Elle james, Jennifer Lowery, S.M. Butler, Delilah Devlin, Kimberly Troutte, and Zoe York, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

Nine brand new Navy SEAL romance heroes from your favorite NYT & USA Today bestselling authors: Cora Seton, Elle Kennedy, Jennifer Lowery, Elle James, Anne Marsh, S. M. Butler, Delilah Devlin, Kimberley Troutte, and Zoe York!

THE NAVY SEAL’S CHRISTMAS BRIDE (a Chance Creek novella) by CORA SETON. Navy SEAL Dan Hemmins goes head to head with soldier Sarah Metlin to prove once and for all that women can’t possibly qualify for an elite branch of the military, but when Sarah proves she’s not just one of the most qualified warriors he’s ever met, she’s also one of the smartest and sexiest, too, he’ll do whatever it takes to get closer to her, even if he has to challenge her to another contest…or three…or five!

FLASH FIRE (an Out of Uniform novella) by ELLE KENNEDY. Navy SEAL Cash McCoy knows all about danger–he lives and breathes it on a daily basis. When it comes to the love of his life, though, this alpha soldier does everything in his power to keep Jen Scott happy and safe. But when the tables are turned and Jen places herself in harm’s way for her job, their relationship is put to the test. Now Cash must learn to trust the woman he loves…or lose her forever.

A SEAL FOR CHRISTMAS (a SEAL Team Alpha novella) by JENNIFER LOWERY. Navy SEAL Donovan Demarco is looking to spend a quiet family Christmas, but an accident puts Cloe Carter’s life in danger and he is honor-bound to protect her. Will the threat against them tear them apart or will this holiday season mend their broken hearts?

SEAL’S PROPOSAL (A Take No Prisoners story) by ELLE JAMES. On a mission to create the perfect setting for a Christmas proposal, Navy SEAL Remy ‘Gator’ LaDue finds himself running interference for his beautiful, independent-minded FBI Agent Mitchell Sanders when she becomes the target of an escaped criminal she helped convict

YOURS FOR CHRISTMAS by ANNE MARSH. When Navy SEAL Zack Medina comes home to Strong, California for Christmas, he’s got more than a firefight on his hands. He needs to convince his estranged wife that ’tis the season to forgive…and that will take a Christmas miracle. Bree lost her heart three years ago to the sexy SEAL and letting him back into her heart–and her bed–would be a mistake. A really hot, impossibly sweet mistake

SEALED UNTIL CHRISTMAS (a Lucky Thirteen story)by S.M. BUTLER. Jesse Richter is a Navy SEAL with a hero complex, but he’s met his match in Charlie Morgan, the girl who refuses to be the damsel in distress. A battle of wills and a little mistletoe bring them together, but secrets may tear them apart.

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT by DELILAH DEVLIN. Callie Murphy’s never been one to moon over a man. Fairytale romances don’t exist outside of books. She’s seen first-hand how transitory love can be after watching her mother fall in and out of marriage. Derek Tilden hammered home that truth when he joined the Navy to become a SEAL–he was the boy who couldn’t wait to see the world and she was the girl ready to plant deep roots. Now he’s back and asking her to marry him one last time…

UNDER THE RADAR (SEAL EXtreme Team III) by KIMBERLEY TROUTTE. SEAL pilot, Ty Whitehorse, is shot down in the Arctic and must escape through hostile territory. But when the mother of all blizzards attacks, he holes up in a hunter’s cabin with Holly Colton, a sexy lady musher with a deadly secret. Ty isn’t the only one laying low under the radar. They’re both in enemy crosshairs. Staying together is dangerous. Separating? Impossible.

FALL HARD (a SEALs Undone novella) by ZOE YORK. Jared Sutter has a simple rule when it comes to women: keep ‘em happy and keep ‘em at a distance. He’s got his reasons, and they all make sense until he falls for his neighbor and Cassie Bronson makes him want things he’s always kept off-limits.

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

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Paradise Island, by Christopher Sherlock, is $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Action & Adventure

 

 

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

Paradise Island is a thriller set in modern day sub-Saharan Africa. The key protagonists are Candice Cain, a US photo-journalist; Carlos da Gama, the editor of a highly influential Mozambiquan newspaper and Courtney Regal, the owner and operator of a multi-national conglomerate with a South African heritage. The story opens with a dramatic, violent scene from Carlos’ early childhood, forty years before, in Angola and rapidly advances to Paradise Island, a semi-fictitious locale on the east coast of Mozambique.

Candice takes on an assignment to complete a photo essay on the effects of landmines on Paradise Island, a former holiday resort mined during the civil war in Mozambique. Candice has a tortured past – the only child of a professional soldier her father has brought her up like the son he never had, schooling her in all aspects of self-protection and the martial arts. At the time of the story Candice is building a reputation as a press photographer who exposes the dark side. She is still developing and has yet to come to terms with herself, especially her violent side.

Candice soon realizes that there is something sinister developing on the island when she fights off a gang of thugs who have been sent to kill her. During a series of fast escalating events, she meets Carlos da Gama, an investigative journalist who has come to Paradise Island to expose the situation.

Carlos was a charismatic student activist who was involved in the anti-apartheid at Wits University in Johannesburg in the seventies. Carlos was eventually deported by the South African security police and gained an international reputation as an outstanding journalist. Carlos is a brilliant orator, incredibly charismatic and without fear.

Candice and Carlos fall in love. They realize that a massive oil field is being developed which will inevitably destroy the marine reserve of the Paradise Archipelago, but that this finding pales into insignificance as they fight for their lives as they try to stop a revolution, masterminded by Courtney Regal, which is engulfing South Africa and its neighbouring states. Regal needs to eliminate Carlos and Candice if he is to succeed in his objective of gaining total economic and political control of the gigantic oil fields he has discovered.

The novel revolves around the uncertain future that faces sub-Saharan Africa in the new millennium as a result of corruption and the unscrupulous activities of big business. The novel reflects the underlying reality of modern day Africa – the continent may be an exciting place to live, but the subtext of violence, uncertainty and political opportunism is always present.

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

Sound of Sirens, by Jen Minkman, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

An ancient land protected by a Tower of Light,
its people ever tempted by Siren song,
and a girl who falls for the wrong boy.

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only for the Currents – the rich ruling class who once came from across the sea and brought the holy fire of St. Brandan to Skylge. Ever since, the light in the Brandaris Tower has protected the islanders. Heeding the Siren’s call will drown your body and steal your soul, but the sacred light in the Tower will chase the merfolk away.

When Skylger girl Enna welcomes her brother back from a long sea voyage, he gives her a special present from the mainland – an electronic record only playable on a Current device. The problem is that Royce Bolton, Current heartthrob and the town’s most gifted pianist, wants it too. After she stubbornly refuses to sell the LP featuring his favorite artist, he suggests sharing the record by secretly meeting up in his private summer house. Taken aback yet thrilled, Enna agrees – and discovers that there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to Current society and the history of Skylge. Why do the Sirens tempt the islanders to give themselves up to the sea? And where does the Currents’ monopoly on electricity really come from?

While struggling with these questions, Enna begins to fall for Royce, risking everything to be with a guy who is clearly wrong for her. She will learn that the sound of Sirens isn’t the most treacherous thing out there to haunt her dreams.

A thrilling start to a new young adult series that combines the best of dystopian, folklore and mythology, and paranormal romance!

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

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The Sin Factor, by Sandy Loyd, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

In this intriguing mystery, Jeffrey Sinclair has a thief in his midst. One of his highly sensitive prototypes has gone missing and in his search, he finds himself in the middle of a deadly game, where trust is a luxury he can’t afford. The last person to have the devices has been killed, and now, his only link to the stolen property is the man’s widow.

Avery Montgomery is a woman heroes marry and protect for life, but Sin’s never been the protective, hero type–not like her late husband. When her life is put in danger, Jeffrey must follow the twists and turns to uncover the truth before it’s too late. It doesn’t take long before he realizes he wants the impossible…to be her hero.

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Christmas Hearts, by Sabrina Lacey, 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.

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

In charming San Francisco, it’s Annie’s first Christmas with her new husband, and with baby stubbornly refusing to be born, now a week past his due date, nothing could be more exciting for the new couple, or infuriating for the bride. To keep herself busy, she refuses to not work, claiming her bar won’t run itself. But late at night, when no one’s around, Annie hears someone following her to her car. Christmas Eve brings an unwanted gift of someone from their past, with vengeance on his mind, and soon a manhunt ensues as Annie goes missing, causing the love of her life to pray that Christmas miracles really do exist.

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

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Dance For A Dead Princess, by Deborah Hawkins, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 28 customer reviews.

Category: Literary Fiction

 

 

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

Finalist Foreword Reviews Book of the Year
Finalist, Beverly Hills Book Award
Honorable Mention, Paris Book Awards

The people Nicholas Carey has loved are all ghosts: his mother, the world-famous concert pianist; his wife, Deborah, the most beautiful woman in England; and Diana, Princess of Wales, his most trusted friend and confident. How many nights has he spent talking to Diana about his marriage, about her marriage, about his guilt over Deborah, and about the impossibility of being in love? Too many to count. He aches to tell Diana how empty his life has become without her and without Deborah, but he can do nothing to bring them back. Yet he can expose Diana’s killer. Taylor Collins, a Wall Street lawyer, has the tape Diana made naming her assassin, and he is determined to get it.

Taylor does not want to spend Christmas at Burnham Abbey overseeing the sale of the Carey’s ancestral home to her client, an American school for girls. Nicholas Carey, the Eighteenth Duke of Burnham, holder of a five-hundred-year-old title, is a spoiled selfish international financier; and Taylor would far rather be in New York, pursuing her high-powered legal career and hoping her fiancé, who left her at the alter months earlier, will return.

But night after night, Taylor hears Nicholas at the piano playing the haunting pavane for all the lost princesses in his life because his broken heart will not let him sleep. By day, she reads the tragic love story of Thomas, the First Duke, knight and liegeman to Henry VIII, who founded the Carey family but who never recovered from the loss of his beloved wife. Just as Taylor realizes Thomas’s unmeasurable capacity to love is hidden beneath Nicholas’s shallow public facade, Lucy, Nicholas’s mysterious ward, turns up dead. Taylor’s heart is stretched to its limits as she searches for the truth about Nicholas and comes face to face with Diana’s assassins.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/deadprincess into your web browser to pick up your copy of Dance For A Dead Princess.

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A Crime Collection – 5 Heart-Pumping Mystery Thrillers Boxed Set, a new five book box set collection by Betta Ferrendelli, R.S Guthrie, Simon Jenner, Emily Kimelman and Renee Pawlish, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Mystery / Thriller

 

 

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

Five first-in-a-series mystery novels by up-and-coming authors Betta Ferrendelli, R.S. Guthrie, Simon Jenner, Emily Kimelman and Renée Pawlish. These spellbinding stories, filled with twists and turns, murder, intrigue and suspense with captivating and unforgettable characters, have been reviewed more than 1,600 times and have earned more than 750 five-star reviews.

*** MORE THAN 750 COMBINED FIVE-STAR REVIEWS ***

THE FRIDAY EDITION – Betta Ferrendelli

A beautiful Assistant District Attorney falls from her balcony to her demise on Christmas Eve. Police suspect suicide, but the DA’s sister, newspaper reporter Samantha Church, doesn’t buy it. Can she find the killer and write the biggest story of her career before it’s too late and she becomes the killer’s next target?

BLOOD LAND – R.S. Guthrie

Crime is an ugly constant in the big city. L.A. Chicago. New York. But when a savage murder brutalizes a small town and neighbor turns on neighbor, a tough-as-nails cop is essential to restoring order. Dark Prairies is a gritty, emotional saga set in the Wyoming badlands with both greed and vengeance at its core.

When billions of dollars in natural gas rights hang in the balance and the town’s top law officer’s wife is slain by her own blood, a reluctant hero is forced to battle his own demons and ultimately choose between justice, revenge, and duty.

ETHAN JUSTICE: ORIGINS – Simon Jenner

John and Savannah are plunged into a dangerous world where wits and adrenaline are their only weapons and trust in each other their only certainty. Danger lurks around every corner as the race to recover a terrifying invention pits the unlikely pairing against a psychotic soldier who will stop at nothing to wreak his revenge. Ethan Justice: Origins is a fast-paced, action-packed, character-driven thriller guaranteed to make you laugh, cringe, cry and cheer.

UNLEASHED – Emily Kimelman

When the series begins Sydney Rye is named Joy Humbolt. She does not like people telling her what to do, so it comes as no surprise that she was just fired from her last job. When she buys Charlene Miller’s dog-walking business on Manhattan’s exclusive upper east side, it seems like the perfect fit: Quiet environment, minimal contact with people.

But then one of her clients turns up dead, and Charlene disappears. Rumors say Charlene was having an affair with the victim–and of course, everyone assumes Joy must know where she is. Joy begins to look into the crime, first out of curiosity then out of anger when there is another murder and threats start to come her way.

When police detective Mulberry is assigned to the case, Joy finds a kindred spirit–cynical and none-too-fond of the human race. As they dig deep into the secrets of Manhattan’s elite, they not only get closer to the killer but also to a point of no return. One last murder sends Joy Humbolt hurtling over the edge. Her only chance of survival is to become Sydney Rye.

THIS DOESN’T HAPPEN IN THE MOVIES – Renée Pawlish

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

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

Click here to pick up your free copy of A Crime Collection – 5 Heart-Pumping Mystery Thrillers Boxed Set.

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Christmas Healing, by Morris Fenris and Jasmine Bowen, 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 197 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal / Romance

 

 

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

He’s a vampire who has been locked away for a thousand years in a coffin, finally freed. But the world has changed drastically during that time, and there are so many things that he’s not ready for. He hated being a vampire when it first happened, and he hates it now.

She’s barely 18, a young girl with terminal cancer, once the height of popularity. Chosen by another vampire clan to keep them “updated” in the world, her blood infected and not tempting to them, she is brought into his household to teach him, page by page, the modern world and how to live despite her inevitable death. With the Christmas season approaching, she teaches him that there is more to life than just living. There’s generosity and goodwill.

Although she has a boyfriend back home and he has no interest in living, slowly, a love and understanding blossoms between them that no one else can penetrate. A secret pact enfolds as her life force begins to fade.

Will he be able to grant her the greatest gift of all?

Click here to pick up your free copy of Christmas Healing.

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Flash Bang, by Kellen Burden, 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 73 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

Sebastian Parks is drowning in a flood of his own creation. Dishonorably discharged from the Army, he’s wracked with night terrors and an anger that he can’t abate. Unemployable and uninterested in anything resembling a normal job, Parks makes his living in fugitive apprehension, finding wanted felons on Facebook and thumping them into custody with his ex-military buddies John Harkin and Eric “Etch” Echevarria. When the body of a teenage Muslim boy is found in front of a downtown Denver nightclub Parks, Harkin and Etch are called on to do what they do best:
Find bad men and make them pay.

First-time author Kellen Burden serves up edgy humor, brutal action and crime fiction characters you can’t get enough of. Flash Bang is an action suspense thriller that will keep you turning pages until the end. Burden takes you on a ride you won’t experience in other private investigator mysteries. The dialog is clipped, cutting and completely original, and is the opening shot in a bounty hunter series that will leave you wanting more. If you like hard-boiled detective novels, give this new author a try.

10% of the net profits from this book benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Amish Christmas Boxed Set, a four book box set collection by Becca Fisher, 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 69 customer reviews.

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

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

This boxed set features four different Amish Christmas stories, plus one bonus novella:

The Christmas Surprise
Joshua Zook and Sadie Miller have been dancing around their feelings for months. But just as Joshua works up the nerve to admit how much he cares for Sadie, he realizes that he may be too late to win Sadie’s heart.

The Christmas Miracle
William Bieler just wants a simple Amish Christmas. But with a newborn child at home, nothing is simple. When William’s wife falls ill however, it will take a miracle to save Christmas at the Bieler house.

The Christmas Performance
Emma Bieler is chosen to do a solo at the school holiday pageant. But a case of crippling stage fright strikes her just before she’s about to go onstage. What happens next will change Emma’s life forever.

The Christmas Gift
When Amish widow Hannah King remarries, her daughters do not take well to their new step father. But as the holidays approach, it’s make or break time to bring peace back into Hannah’s house.

Bonus novella: Clara Bieler’s Amish Christmas

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/qam9ck into your web browser to pick up your copy of Amish Christmas Boxed Set.

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Jade Calhoun Series, a three book box set collection by Deanna Chase, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 96 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

Haunted on Bourbon Street
Jade loves her new apartment–until a ghost joins her in the shower.

When empath Jade Calhoun moves into an apartment above a strip bar on Bourbon Street, she expects life to get interesting. What she doesn’t count on is making friends with an exotic dancer, attracting a powerful spirit, and developing feelings for Kane, her sexy landlord.

Being an empath has never been easy on Jade’s relationships. It’s no wonder she keeps her gift a secret. But when the ghost moves from spooking Jade to terrorizing Pyper, the dancer, it’s up to Jade to use her unique ability to save her. Except she’ll need Kane’s help–and he’s betrayed her with a secret of his own–to do it. Can she find a way to trust him and herself before Pyper is lost?

Witches of Bourbon Street
Jade Calhoun was never fond of her empath abilities. Now she’s discovered she has another gift she’d rather not unwrap–magic. But when her mentor, Bea, becomes gravely ill and insists Jade’s the only one who can help, she’s forced to embrace her witchy side.

It’s too bad she spent a decade shunning the magical community and never learned to harness her powers. Because time’s run out. A trapped spirit has revealed a clue to Jade’s long-lost mother. The resident angel has gone rogue and disappeared with Jade’s boyfriend, Kane. And if that wasn’t enough, her ex appears to be possessed.

To save any of them, Jade will need to find a way to control her inner white witch–without succumbing to black magic. Otherwise, she’ll lose everything…including her soul.

Demons of Bourbon Street
New Orleans coven leader, Jade Calhoun, is embarking on a Hellish mission. Literally. A week ago her ex sacrificed himself to Hell in order to save Jade’s mother. While he suffers, Jade will stop at nothing to bring him home…even if it means working with Lailah, an angel she’s never trusted.

But the stakes are raised when Jade discovers her boyfriend, Kane, is marked by a demon. The very same one who tried seducing him right before Jade’s eyes. Now Kane’s life is on the line, and consequently, Jade’s soul is compromised. She’ll need all the help she can get, including Lailah’s, as she fights her way through Hell to save her ex and Kane—and her entire existence.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/08dq7k into your web browser to pick up your copy of Jade Calhoun Series.

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I’ll Be Home For Christmas, by Jeffrey Miller, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 15 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

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

Carol Johnson believes her husband is keeping a deep dark secret from her, but Carol also has a secret which could destroy their marriage. A few days before Christmas, both of their secrets collide with each other along with the forces of nature and fate following a Christmas party and the worst snowstorm in decades.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/5zqng6 into your web browser to pick up your copy of I’ll Be Home For Christmas.

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Moving Without Shaking, by Yelena Parker, is regularly $6.99 but has been discounted to just $3.07 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 10 customer reviews.

Category: Non-Fiction

 

 

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

What do I need to do to brave leaving home and leap into life abroad?

This is the central question in Moving Without Shaking by Yelena Parker. Drawing from the experiences and views of 9 women who have lived across 12 countries, Parker crafts an invaluable, intimate resource for anybody dreaming of – or already facing – relocation abroad.

A guidebook-meets-memoir, Moving Without Shaking presents practical advice on a variety of challenges an expatriate will encounter, addresses common fears, and covers the dirty details you don’t want to learn the hard way. It’s about moving without fear. Moving without shaking.

What’s Inside the Book
Moving Without Shaking breaks down the 8 major factors that affect a move with what to expect, advice, and personal stories. Major areas include:

• Languages: Is my native language enough?
• Career Changes: How do I navigate a foreign job market?
• Cultural Adaptation: What is culture shock and how should I handle it?
• Relationships: Should I let go, or should I hold on?
• Attitude: How can I find the right attitude to ensure a successful relocation?

Who Should Read This Book

Expats are not just CEOs, millionaire retirees, diplomats, and offshore investors. They’re everyday professionals, students, and travel enthusiasts. Moving Without Shaking serves:

• Professionals relocating for work
• Corporate executives sponsoring moves
• Spouses and partners of relocated employees
• People interested in studying abroad
• Volunteers and long-term travelers

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/movingwithout into your web browser to pick up your copy of Moving Without Shaking.

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Soul Fire, by Nancy Allen, 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 25 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

In a heartbeat, a single mistake can alter everything . . . and suddenly you realize . . . life will never ever be the same.

Popular Ashla Cameron can do no wrong until the day she makes a devastating mistake. Instantly, she lands in the crosshairs of angry students. Classmates and friends shun her. School bullies hone in on her, and she is targeted by the nefarious Mako Zelter. Her three friends stand strong to protect her, but things spiral out of control. The mysterious Delta recognizes her torment and reaches out to her, but even he can’t stop this.

Ashla loses herself. Her old reality is gone. Her new one is unbearable. Riddled with shame and guilt, she must find away out of her wretched situation to be able to go on. She realizes she must make things right. Ashla devises a unique way to do this, and in the weeks that follow, she inadvertently falls in love.

He has seen this green-eyed beauty in his dreams for months but must come to terms with a perplexing reality before he can tell Ashla his true feelings.

Meanwhile, Mako is relentless and when it is least expected, he makes his final move.

Soul Fire is an emotionally charged story of one girl’s fight to overcome the horrors of bullying, her endeavor to right a wrong, and how her exuberance for life along with tender young love, loyal friendships, and a good family help her survive.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Soul Fire.

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A Week of Meals in a Day: Delicious Recipes for Beginners – 20 Quick Easy Recipes You Can Make in a Day, by Betty Cambell, 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 10 customer reviews.

Category: Cooking / Non-Fiction

 

 

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

DELICIOUS QUICK & EASY RECIPES FOR BEGINNERS

20 Quick and Easy Recipes You Can Make In A DAY!

A Week Of Meals In A Day! Inside you discover 20 delicious recipes that can easily be made in bulk, preserved, and then reheated for a mouthwatering meal later in the week.

Recipes Included Inside…

• Recipe #1: Breakfast Casserole
• Recipe #2: Chicken Mole Enchiladas
• Recipe #3: Chicken Noodle Casserole
• Recipe #4: Chicken Vegetable Mac & Butternut Squash Cheese
• Recipe #5: Beef and Quinoa Stir-fry
• Recipe #6: Black Beans and Sausage
• Recipe #7: Breakfast Quinoa and Oatmeal Bowls
• Recipe #8: Chicken Barley Gumbo
• Recipe #9: Chipotle Cheddar Meatloaf
• Recipe #10: Couscous Paella
• Recipe #11: Egg Tofu Fried Rice
• Recipe #12: Fish Chowder
• Recipe #13: Lentil Vegetable Curry
• Recipe #14: Peanut Butter Energy Balls
• Recipe #15: Portuguese Fish Stew
• Recipe #16: Rolled Lasagna
• Recipe #17: Sausage and Tomato Risotto
• Recipe #18: Sausage Kale and Lentil Salad
• Recipe #19: Tuna Pasta Salad
• Recipe #20: Turkey Chili

Click here to pick up your free copy of A Week of Meals in a Day: Delicious Recipes for Beginners – 20 Quick Easy Recipes You Can Make in a Day.

 

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

Toxic: Logan’s Story, by K.A. Robinson, 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 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 58 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

True love is forever. After years of chasing his best friend, Chloe, Logan finally managed to win her heart–or so he thought. His world crashes down around him when she confesses to cheating on him with a local rock star, Drake. Unable to let her go completely from his life, Logan reassumes his role of best friend while he watches Chloe find her happily ever after with another man. Each day, he sinks further and further into his depression, and the kind, caring Logan he once was dies. When Jade, a member of Drake’s band, inserts herself into his life, Logan never expects to fall for her. He’s too broken, too damaged.

Jade ran away from home when she was seventeen, desperate to escape her abusive stepfather and her controlling boyfriend, Mikey. The only regret she has is that she left behind her little sister, Bethaney. When Jade’s band, Breaking the Hunger, hits it big, she vows to go back to her hometown not only to reconnect with her little sister, but also to show her stepfather that she’s not worthless like he said.

The moment Jade saw Logan, she knew she wanted him. Unfortunately, he was with Chloe at the time. After his world falls apart, Jade steps in to comfort him, determined to bring back the Logan she once knew.

Sometimes, you find true love with the person you never least expect. Can Logan and Jade heal each other? Or will they forever be changed by their toxic pasts?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/toxiclogan into your web browser to pick up your copy of Toxic: Logan’s Story.

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Ashes of Autumn, by Maria Grazia Swan, 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 26 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

On the eve of the final sale of her mother’s business, Italian import Mina Calvi faces a crossroads. The road she dreams of foretells a life of rosy bliss in a quaint Laguna Canyon cottage, sipping cappuccino with her lover, Diego. When a chance detour brings her face to face with the love of her life caught in the wrong place, with the wrong crowd, that road to paradise takes a turn onto a rocky trail dotted by death, betrayal and loneliness. Mina’s friends, old and newly found, rally to keep her safe while she navigates through intense drama and self doubt to finally find redemption.

Ashes of Autumn is possibly the most poignant sequence of Mina and Diego’s intensely obsessive love story.

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

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Santa Maybe, by Dan Alatorre, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 9 customer reviews.

Category: Humor

 

 

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

A routine trip to the store creates a golden opportunity for a loving father to bestow a terrific Christmas memory on his three year old daughter. Filled with humor and love, this story will have you laughing and turning the pages to see if the stranger with the red shirt and white beard is… Santa Maybe?

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

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Feels Like the First Time, by Shawn Inmon, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 599 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

“The Wonder Years” meets “The Notebook” in this true-life coming-of-age love story.

If you remember your first love, your first date and your first kiss, then Feels Like the First Time will take you back to those moments. Shawn met Dawn when she moved in next door in 1976. Soon, they were best friends, then became each other’s first loves. Shawn was outgoing but bookish, Dawn, beautiful and reserved. Their storybook romance came to an end when Dawn’s parents forbid them to see each other.

They obeyed – for 27 years, until a chance meeting swept them up in a storm of emotions and memories. Can the sweet bond of first love not only survive into middle age, but flourish?

Feels Like the First Time lets you share in the magic of young love in small town America in the 1970s. No matter how much the world changes, some things – timeless music, high school dances, making out in the backseat of a Chevy Vega, and of course true love – will always remain the same.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/cbiptn into your web browser to pick up your copy of Feels Like the First Time.

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Eye Spy, by Kevin J. Hallock, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just $2.51 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

Eye Spy is a 106,000-word paranormal thriller about a psychic agoraphobe, the bodies he visits, the sister who saves him, and the people they protect.

CJ lives in fear. Fear of the outdoors. Fear of strangers. But his fear disappears when his mind secretly hitchhikes in someone else’s body. Undetectable, he goes where his hosts go, and he senses what they sense.

As a spy hidden beyond others’ eyes, he has foiled robberies and solved murders with the support of his sister Steph. Now, they must save a kidnapped teenager from a cult leader who believes the teen is destined to bear his child.

But when CJ’s mobile mind is noticed by other psychics, CJ and Steph’s attempted rescue becomes a struggle for survival.

Eye Spy is a Sojourning Souls story.

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

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Tougher than the Rest, by Shirleen Davies, 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 203 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Fiction

 

 

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

A passionate, fast-paced story set in the untamed western frontier by an exciting new voice in historical romance.

Niall MacLaren is the oldest of four brothers, and the undisputed leader of the family. A widower, and single father, he is focused on building the MacLaren ranch into the largest and most successful in northern Arizona. He is serious about two things—his responsibility to the family and his future marriage to a goal of a wealthy, well-connected widow who will secure his place in the territory’s destiny
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Katherine is determined to live the life she’s dreamed about. With a job waiting for her in the growing town of Los Angeles, California, the young teacher from Philadelphia begins a journey across the United States with only a couple of trunks and her spinster companion. Life is perfect for this adventurous, beautiful young woman, until an accident throws her into the arms of the one man who can destroy it all.

Fighting his growing attraction and strong desire for the beautiful stranger, Niall is more determined than ever to push emotions aside to focus on his goals of wealth and political gain. But looking into the clear, blue eyes of the woman who could ruin everything, Niall discovers he will have to harden his heart and be tougher than he’s ever been in his life…Tougher than the Rest.

Click here to pick up your copy of Tougher than the Rest.

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Royal Institute of Magic, by Victor Kloss, 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 55 customer reviews.

Category: Fantasy / Young Adult

 

 

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

Two years ago, Ben Greenwood’s parents walked out the door and never returned. The police have all but given up finding them when Ben stumbles upon a peculiar letter addressed to his dad. “You are the most wanted man in the Unseen Kingdoms. Unless you come to us, we cannot help. For your child’s sake, tell us what you know.”

The letter is from an organisation called the Royal Institute of Magic and is dated a day before his parents disappeared. Like most people, fourteen-year-old Ben hasn’t the faintest idea what the Royal Institute of Magic is, but he has his first clue: the logo on the letter.

Armed with nothing but his wits and the help of his good friend Charlie, Ben sets out to find the Institute and, through them, his parents. To succeed, he will have to navigate a land filled with fantastic creatures and Spellshooters, where magic can be bought and sold, to unravel an ancient family secret that could hold the key to defeating an evil the Institute has been fighting for the last five hundred years.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Royal Institute of Magic.

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This Time Forever, by Rachel Ann Nunes, 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 258 customer reviews.

Category: Religious Fiction / Romance

 

 

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

Mickelle Hansen never realized marriage could be so challenging. Her husband’s epilepsy has caused him to become cynical and verbally abusive, but with love in her heart and strength from her Heavenly Father, Mickelle is determined to make her marriage work. Then the worst happens. Can she ever pick up the shattered pieces of her life?

Meanwhile, Rebekka Massoni arrives in America to work for handsome widower Damon Wolfe, leaving all her hopes and dreams back in her beloved France. She has loved and idolized Marc Perrault since she was five years old, but he can offer only her friendship in return.

Can Rebekka forget Marc and learn to love another man? Both Damon and Samuel Bjornenburg, successful CEO of Corban International, hope to win a place in her heart, but Damon’s daughter doesn’t like Rebekka, and Samuel doesn’t share her faith. To make matters worse, Rebekka’s heart is still breaking over Marc. Suddenly she must make the most important decision of her entire life. Will it be the right one?

Join Mickelle and Rebekka as they search for love and self-discovery. This tender story of heartbreak, healing, and faith is one you will not soon forget.

Click here to pick up your copy of This Time Forever.

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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 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!

Seven Years, by Dannika Dark, 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 503 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal

 

 

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

Seven years ago, my world ended.
Seven years later, my new life began.

It’s been seven years since Lexi Knight lost her brother in a tragic accident. On the anniversary of his death, her brother’s best friend shows up unexpectedly – a man she hasn’t seen since the funeral. He is no longer the boy Lexi once knew, but a dangerous-looking man with tattoos and dark secrets. He broke her trust and abandoned her family, yet what he reveals makes it impossible to stay angry. Lexi has been secretly infatuated with Austin since childhood, so finding out he’s a Shifter just makes him sexier. Dammit.

Austin Cole has returned to the city where he grew up, and just in time. He’s lived a hard life these past seven years, and the shadows of his past are threatening to destroy Lexi’s family. It’s time that she learned the truth about her brother, but there is a shocking twist that Austin never saw coming. Now he must protect her family when her mother and sister wind up in mortal danger. Will Lexi learn to accept the truth about who he is, and can Austin salvage a relationship from the ruins of their past?

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

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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 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 16 customer reviews.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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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Practical Prepping: Be Ready For Disaster Without Driving Yourself Crazy, by Marcus Duke, 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 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 17 customer reviews.

Category: Advice & How-To

 

 

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

People say that “you can never be too prepared” for a disaster – and while that is true, I do believe there is such a thing as over-preparation. If preparing for a possible disaster in the future significantly impairs your family’s quality of life today, you might need to reassess your priorities.

Living in a constant state of terror and paranoia is not something I am particularly fond of. I’m not one of those people who has built such an incredible fortress for myself that I’m almost giddy about the idea of getting a chance to use it.

If you find that lifestyle appealing, this guide is not for you. But you probably guessed that already from the title. You see, I believe in practical preparation. Being smart and ready, but also being rational about the risks and rewards involved.

SOME TOPICS INCLUDE…

  • Building a “Ready Bag” (a.k.a. “Go” or “Bug Out” Bag)
  • Creating a Sensible Stockpile
  • Having a Basic Disaster Preparedness Plan
  • What if you have Children or Pets?
  • Prepping on a Tight Budget
  • BONUS: Canning and Preserving Food

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/9js0qx into your web browser to pick up your copy of Practical Prepping: Be Ready For Disaster Without Driving Yourself Crazy.

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Chaos at Crescent City Medical Center, by Judith Townsend Rocchiccioli, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 33 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

First book in the Alex Destephano series.

It’s Mardi Gras season in post-Katrina New Orleans. With only one week until the big day, thousands of tourists have flocked to the city, paralyzing traffic and jamming the French Quarter with drunken crowds and garbage. City officials are hoping for record crowds and record revenues to generate the biggest boost to the Crescent City since the “big storm.”

Alexander Lee Destephano, legal counsel for Crescent City Medical Center, a world-class hospital, is excitedly anticipating her third Mardi Gras Season and most of all, her date with dashing art historian Mitch Landry. The couple has tickets to the Endymion Extravaganza, the biggest Mardi Gras Ball in New Orleans at the Super Dome on Saturday evening. After many months, life is good again and Alex is determined to experience and appreciate everything it has to offer. She can hardly wait until Saturday evening.

But, things change. Alex is stat-paged to the Medical Center at 6:00 am on Monday morning only to learn from her boss, Don Montgomery and her former husband, Dr. Robert Bonnet that Grace Raccine, a cancer patient at CCMC and the first lady of Louisiana has been found unconscious in her room covered with blood with no visible injury. To compound matters, patients are leaving CCMC against medical advice and staff are refusing to work creating crisis and chaos in the Obamacare hospital environment. By the end of the day, the night with Mitch at the Endymion Ball is the last thing on Alex’s mind!

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/chaoscrescentcity into your web browser to pick up your copy of Chaos at Crescent City Medical Center.

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Open Minds, by Susan Kaye Quinn, 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 769 customer reviews.

Category: Young Adult Science Fiction

 

 

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

When everyone reads minds, a secret is a dangerous thing to keep.

Sixteen-year-old Kira Moore is a zero, someone who can’t read thoughts or be read by others. Zeros are outcasts who can’t be trusted, leaving her no chance with Raf, a regular mindreader and the best friend she secretly loves. When she accidentally controls Raf’s mind and nearly kills him, Kira tries to hide her frightening new ability from her family and an increasingly suspicious Raf. But lies tangle around her, and she’s dragged deep into a hidden underworld of mindjackers, where having to mind control everyone she loves is just the beginning of the deadly choices before her.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Open Minds.

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Twist of Fate, by James Kipling, 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 13 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

With a streak of mischief woven into her rebellious nature, twenty-four year old Bailey Dunmore lives life of her own accord. When she is unexpectedly handed the reins of her father’s company, Dunmore Corporation, she is forced to put aside her own interests for the sake of the business.

Things haven’t gotten off to the best start. On her first day back from college, she is involved in a minor fender bender with employee Ryan Butler. Their serendipitous meeting proves to be a positive event as Bailey finds herself taken with the young executive in subsequent days. She had closed her heart to love for so long, but something about him stirs something within.

Unforeseen complications arise when she later suspects him to have embezzled from her company. In a bid to uncover the truth, the world as she knows it turns upside down. Someone has ulterior motives, but who is it and why is Dunmore Corporation a target?

Uncovering the real culprit is more than Bailey ever bargained for. The stakes are high. Will she pay with her life?

Twist of Fate is the first book in the Kismet Trilogy by author James Kipling.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Twist of Fate.

 

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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!

A Very Married Christmas, by Erika Marks, 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 49 customer reviews.

Category: Romance

 

 

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

Cookbook author Marley Chambers can’t think of a more festive way to spend Christmas than at a friend’s holiday wedding in her hometown of Magnolia Bay. If only her soon-to-be ex-husband, all-star pitcher, Beckett “Beck” Chambers wasn’t bringing his new girlfriend—and if only he wasn’t still the sexiest man to ever walk out onto the mound…

Beck never wanted the chaotic life of a sport star—especially not at the cost of his marriage to the only woman he’s ever truly loved. But his career is a runaway train—and he’s afraid it’s too late to hit the brakes.

But when a mix-up leaves Beck and Marley stranded together for Christmas Eve on the barrier island where Beck proposed years before, old memories burn bright—and sparks fly hotter than a bonfire on the beach.

Could the magic of the season bring the gift of a second chance, just in time for Christmas?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/marriedchristmas into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Very Married Christmas.

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Love at Absolute Zero, by Christopher Meeks, 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 73 customer reviews.

Category: Literary Fiction

 

 

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

“Love at Absolute Zero” is about a physicist who tries to apply the tools of science to finding a soul mate. Specifically, Gunnar Gunderson, a 32-year-old physicist at the University of Wisconsin, gets a promotion, and all he can only think of now is finding a wife, causing his research to falter. To meet his soul mate within three days—that’s what he wants and all time he can carve out—he and his team are using the scientific method, to riotous results.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/f3tym3 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Love at Absolute Zero.

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Hope, by Robert K. Swisher Jr., is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 31 customer reviews.

Category: Contemporary Fiction

 

 

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

Part fantasy, part real – A dramatic and heart felt story about a diverse group of residents in an old folks home, who, feeling useless and abandoned, form an action group, and with the aid of an adult with the mind of an eight year old they learn all things are possible – even the ability to fly. A journey of hope and forgiveness.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/pfb0q8 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Hope.

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Appalachian Justice, by Melinda Clayton, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 64 customer reviews.

Category: Historical Fiction

 

 

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

Billy May Platte is a half Irish, half Cherokee Appalachian woman who learned the hard way that 1940s West Virginia was no place to be different.

As Billy May explains, “We was sheltered in them hills. We didn’t know much of nothin’ about life outside of them mountains. I did not know the word lesbian; to us, gay meant havin’ fun and queer meant somethin’ strange.”

In 1945, when Billy May was fourteen years old and orphaned, three local boys witnessed an incident in which Billy May’s sexuality was called into question. Determined to teach her a lesson she would never forget, they orchestrated a brutal attack that changed the dynamics of the tiny coal mining village of Cedar Hollow, West Virginia forever.

Global Ebook Gold Medal Winner in 2013, a finalist for the University of North Carolina-Wilmington’s Synergy Program in 2013, and voted Sapphic Readers Book Club Book of the Year in 2011 (under a different imprint), Appalachian Justice is a work of southern fiction that delves into social issues such as poverty, domestic violence, misogyny, and sexual orientation. Ultimately, however, Appalachian Justice delivers a message of hope.

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

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The Iron Locket, by Samantha Warren, 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 24 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal Romance

 

 

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

She was raised to hunt faeries. He was raised from the dead.

Aiofe Callaghan comes from a long line of faery hunters. Hired by one of the faery queens, they protect the human world from chaos and destruction. But when Aiofe stumbles through an open door into the land of Faery, she discovers the job isn’t as simple as it seems, and neither is she.

Arthur Pendragon spent centuries in blissful nothingness, until the day the four queens banded together to raise him from the dead. Along with his twelve most talented knights, he leads the warring armies of Faery against the greatest enemy they have ever known: one of their own.

Can they overcome their differences to confront the greatest challenges either of them have ever faced?

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Iron Locket.

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The Temporary Detective, by Joanne Sydney Lessner, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based 179 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Phones, light typing…and murder.

Think breaking into show business is hard? Try landing a temp job without office skills. That’s the challenge facing aspiring actress Isobel Spice when she arrives in New York City, fresh out of college and deficient in PowerPoint. After being rejected by seven temp agencies for her lack of experience, Isobel sweet-talks recruiter James Cooke into letting her cover a last-minute vacancy at a bank. New to his own job, and recently sober, James takes a chance on Isobel, despite his suspicion that she’s a trouble-magnet. His misgivings are borne out by lunchtime, when she stumbles across a dead secretary in a bathroom stall. With her fingerprints on the murder weapon, Isobel sets out to prove her innocence by investigating the crime herself. While learning to juggle phone lines and auditions, she discovers an untapped talent for detective work—a qualification few other office temps, let alone actresses, can claim.

Click here to pick up your free copy of The Temporary Detective.

 

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

House of Blues, 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 102 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Last Stand: Surviving America’s Collapse, by William H. Weber, 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 314 customer reviews.

Category: Action & Adventure

 

 

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

John Mack, a prepper and former soldier, struggles to save his family and community after an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) takes out the country’s electrical grid. With most electronics, communications and transportation destroyed in a matter of seconds, the nation quickly collapses into anarchy.

For John and the other residents of Willow Creek Drive, the breakdown of social order throws them back to the 1800s. As the community tries to come together, a powerful outside force appears that threatens their survival. Will John’s years of military and prepping experience be enough to keep them safe?

Mixing tons of useful prepping tips into an action-packed story, Last Stand: Surviving America’s Collapse is a must-read for any fans of survival fiction.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/lstand into your web browser to pick up your copy of Last Stand: Surviving America’s Collapse.

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EPIC: Fourteen Books Of Fantasy, a brand new box set collection by Terah Edun, K.J. Colt, Mande Matthews, Dima Zales, Megg Jensen, Daniel Arenson, Joseph Lallo, Annie Bellet, Lindsay Buroker, Jeff Gunzel, Edward W. Robertson, Brian D. Anderson, David Adams, C. Greenwood, and Anna Zaires, is regularly $9.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store in celebration of the box set’s launch.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

For a limited time only!

The freshest voices in fantasy bring you fifteen New York Times, USA Today, and Amazon bestselling authors. With fourteen stories and over one million words of captivating fiction, this epic fantasy set will keep you entranced.

Delve into worlds where adventurers discover forgotten lands of wonder and fight ancient evil. Worlds where dragons soar, where heroes and heroines wield sword and magic to answer adventure’s call.

Get one of the largest bundles of page-turning epic fantasy today…before it’s gone!

Terah Edun – Blades Of Magic
As an unstoppable war breaks out, a young girl enlists to find out the secrets that everyone is trying to hide.

Daniel Arenson – A Legacy of Light
War rages in Requiem, an ancient kingdom whose people can grow wings, breathe fire, and rise as dragons.

Megg Jensen – Anathema
A young slave girl discovers a world of magic she never knew existed and must face her enemies as prophecy unravels.

Jeff Gunzel – Land Of Shadows
A young blacksmith, born into a simple life, watches helplessly as the world he knew crumbles before his eyes.

C. Greenwood – Mistress of Masks
When an ancient evil stirs in Earth Realm, a group of unlikely heroes must find a way to stop the wave of darkness that is devouring their land.

Dima Zales & Anna Zaires – The Sorcery Code
Blaise’s magical creation is not an object of sorcery, but rather a beautiful woman who’s unlike anything their world has ever seen.

Annie Bellet – Witch Hunt
A cursed elven archer and her ragtag group of adventuring friends battle witches to stop a deadly plague and save a small village.

David Adams – Ren Of Atikala
Humanity is found in the inhuman when a “monster” is forced out of her home and into the world of elves, humans, and dragons.

Joseph Lallo – Jade
A little girl, selected as a sacrifice to end a mighty dragon’s reign of terror, instead finds both the protection and the family she so badly needs.

K.J. Colt – Concealed Power
Adenine has been quarantined for being the last carrier of a plague that killed thousands, but when trouble strikes, she is forced to leave her sanctuary and enter a world full of secrets, enemies, and plots.

Lindsay Buroker – Encrypted
After being kidnapped, linguist and code-cracker Tikaya Komitopis must work with her people’s greatest enemy to stop an ancient evil that threatens the entire world.

Mande Matthews – Bonded
Two children–one a born leader and the other a born servant–are bonded across worlds as Soul Warriors, but they must discover the secrets of their past if they hope to overcome the darkness that threatens their future.

Brian Anderson – Starfinder
Lee Starfinder embarks on his first adventure with a sword at his side and confidence in his heart, but he will soon discover that the perils of the world are far stranger than he had ever imagined.

Ed Robertson – White Tree
A young man is obsessed with mastering death magic, but his studies make him the key to resisting a powerful god–as well as the intended prey of the god’s dark acolytes.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/epic14 into your web browser to pick up your copy of EPIC: Fourteen Books Of Fantasy.

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Survival 101: The Essential Guide to Saving Your Own Life in a Disaster, by Marcus Duke, 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 47 customer reviews.

Category: Non-Fiction / Advice & How-To

 

 

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

“Survival 101: The Essential Guide to Saving Your Own Life in a Disaster” is a must-have introductory guide that acquaints the reader with essential survival techniques and tactics.

Knowing what to do in the event of an emergency will keep you and everyone else calm. Panic is dangerous and counterproductive. You must be organized, take an appropriate leadership role, and make sure everyone has duties assigned to them.

This book won’t turn you into an overnight soldier of fortune, but you’ll definitely find some extremely useful tidbits on starting a fire, surviving on limited water rations, building a basic stockpile of supplies, dealing with medical issues in a crisis situation and much more!

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/mbtujp into your web browser to pick up your copy of Survival 101: The Essential Guide to Saving Your Own Life in a Disaster.

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Mina More, by Morris Fenris, 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 34 customer reviews.

Category: Paranormal Romance

 

 

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

What happens when your perfectly programmed wife starts craving more? One unsuspecting man is about to find out.

Tim McNamee is a young IT professional from Southwest England who lives in an area known to the central European powers in Brussels as Sector 9G. He made the decision years ago to buy a cyborg bride named Mina and is finally ready to tell the story of why he opted for an electronic lover. Marriage is tough enough for average couples, but the complexities of being wed to an artificially created person presents unique challenges.

Mina is, by all accounts, content with her husband. She owes her existence to Tim, but over time yearns for something different and special. More love, more life, more fun, more friends, more laughter, more thoughts, more things, more “more”. Her restlessness causes her to search for answers to the nature of her being and the pursuit leads to an underground religious group known as the Association of God’s Children. However, it also results in Mina exiting her habitation zone without permission from CyberG, the company that built her.

The couple find themselves entrenched in a serious predicament. Mina is caught between Tim, the only love of her short life, and a spiritual search that threatens to reveal more about the nature of her being than she could possibly imagine. Tim thinks of her as an independent person, but his sensibilities are tested when she claims to have supernatural powers. Will Mina’s yearning for something more become their undoing? The authorities are closing in and time is running out for a happily ever after.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Mina More.

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The Literary Murders, by Bill Wetterman, 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 5 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

Never Act On Impulse. You can’t turn back time.

Ever have someone dash your dreams, tell you how bad your work is, or dismiss you as being irrelevant? That’s what happens to novelist Phil Waters at a writers’ conference. Enraged when literary agent David Pride tells him it’s impossible to murder someone by pulling the plug on their treadmill, Waters fumes all night. What of value has David Pride ever written? Nothing.

The following day, he sees Pride running on a treadmill in the hotel’s exercise room. To pull the plug, or not to pull the plug, that is the question. Oh dear, what should he do next?

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