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!

Healing Ruby, by Jennifer H. Westall, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Historical Fiction

 

 

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

**Named a Notable Book for 2015 by Shelf Unbound Magazine**

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen…”

Ruby Graves, a young girl in Depression-era Alabama, faces the hardships of poverty and loss with as much faith as she can muster. At only the age of thirteen, she’s already lost a younger brother to illness, and now faces losing both her father and the boy who’s stealing her heart to illnesses as well. Armed with her beloved Scriptures, she prays daily for their healing, only to have her tender faith shattered by her father’s death.

Through her pain, she’s able to connect with her long-lost Uncle Asa, who’s mere presence at his brother’s funeral brings murmurs of a scandalous past involving her parents and a prominent local pastor, Irwin Cass. When Ruby discovers that one of Asa’a many secrets is an ability to heal, and that she may be next in line for the “gift,” she vows to find the faith that has eluded her so far, a faith that could mean never losing loved ones again.

But faith and doubt can’t reside in the same heart, not according to her father, and doubt is Ruby’s constant companion. As she struggles to find the true meaning of faith, she’s opposed at every turn by the pastor who would see her family destroyed and a community that can’t see deeper than the color of one’s skin. Through her search for a faith that could move mountains and a true understanding of her gift, can Ruby trust in a God that may require the ultimate sacrifice?

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

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Lucky’s Girl, by William Holloway, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Horror

 

 

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

Something has awakened on Grove Island. Something that, even in sleep, has held Elton Township in its black embrace. Something old, wise and patient. Something that walked the ancient forests and howled beneath black skies.

Kenny McCord had a good life – his own slice of the American Dream. But all of that is over, so he is heading home to the small town he left behind so many years ago. However Kenny is not the only son that has returned to Elton Township. His childhood friend, and worst enemy, has come back to settle old scores and, quite literally, raise a little hell.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/luckysgirl into your web browser to pick up your copy of Lucky’s Girl.

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Hell No, We Won’t Go, by Jim Stevens, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Historical Fiction

 

 

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

The 1969 college football season is coming to a close and Touchdown Tony McIntyre couldn’t be riding higher. He’s in the running for the Heisman Trophy, on the cover of Sports Illustrated as “The next Joe Namath,” and about to be drafted into the NFL. He’s two wins away from taking his team to the Rose Bowl, when receives a letter from the Selective Service, “Greetings,”

This must be a mistake. Tony can’t get drafted, he’s about to get the biggest signing bonus in NFL history. Tony has to find a way out.

As anti-Vietnam war protestors make their voices heard on campus, Tony finds himself caught in the crossfire of one of the most decisive issues Americans have ever faced. All he ever wanted to do is play football, but he discovers he’s now in a much bigger arena. It all comes down to one Saturday in November, when Touchdown Tony McIntyre is thrust into a game where the stakes are life and death.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/hellno into your web browser to pick up your copy of Hell No, We Won’t Go.

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Risk Everything, by Evie Platt, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

They either risk their lives, or they lose them.

Drugs have plunged Amber Vaylun into hell, and now she’s about to have an untimely rendezvous with the devil. Someone killed her father, and that someone is now coming after her.

Barrett Lamb has all the tools to track down a killer. Gun? Check. Police experience? Yep. Built like a linebacker? You bet. But his attempt to drown his demons has him circling the drain faster than a dead fish. When Amber comes to him for help, it’s his last chance to dig his way out of rock bottom. And yeah, she might have Death at her heels, but she also has lips that can breathe life back into him.

There’s just one problem. Keeping themselves alive and their growing passion ablaze means outwitting someone who specializes in extinguishing both.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/i0k1dd into your web browser to pick up your copy of Risk Everything.

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Misplaced Love, by Lily Zante, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Longing. Yearning. Misplaced Love.

Cutting short her trip around South America and returning to the city she left behind, Zoe Carter is more determined than ever to forge ahead with her life and to start anew.

Already hating herself for crushing on her boyfriend’s best friend, she is set on changing her life and pursuing bigger goals. Learning new skills and juggling part-time work are crucial to her new sense of self.

Finding love isn’t as important as finding her purpose in life.
But putting the past behind her isn’t easy either, especially when the man she’s trying to forget keeps turning up.

But then Tyler Moore—a sexy escort and someone she vaguely knows from her past—moves into her apartment, almost threatening to make her homeless.

Forced to live together, Tyler and Zoe grudgingly accept that they have to get on.
But when opposites attract and they find themselves drawn to one another, jealousy and obsession get in the way…

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/lylq4x into your web browser to pick up your copy of Misplaced Love.

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Snakes, by Wesley Robert Lowe, is regularly $2.99 but is discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Action & Adventure

 

 

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

Hell Unfurls on Earth as it does in Heaven

Micah Keating. Son of missionaries. Mentored by a Shaolin Grandmaster. President of three-billion-dollar foundation with funds hijacked from Triad leader, Chin.

Severely burnt and in rehab, Chin commissions his son, King, master and connoisseur of all things connected to snakes, to lead the savage charge to recover the family’s illicit fortune.

King, with clandestine military precision, hounds Micah as he accompanies his mentor on a journey of death and adventure to Heaven, the mystical Kung Fu monastery in the mountains where the aged master learned The Way of the Shaolin.

With a story that moves with the speed of a Ferrari, yet with the breathtaking drama of Star Wars, SNAKES is a rich story of experiences never seen that will entertain even the most adrenaline-charged reader.

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

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

Special Agent Finnegan, by Mimi Barbour, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

When Special Agent Finnegan O’Reilly gets shot, and the news brings on his father’s heart attack, he decides to take leave from more undercover assignments. The O’Reilly has suffered enough and Finnegan can’t be the cause of more distress for this beloved old rascal. Then his boss forces one more case on him – to take place in their own pub. Acting as the target to expose serial, suicide killers rampaging through New York City, Finn must play the part of a wife-beater, a cheating husband and an all-time jerk. No problem, until he meets his make-believe wife.

Renée Knight enjoys her job as a New York City cop. Her disguises have become a permanent fixture in her life. No one really knows what she looks like except for the father she loves fiercely… the man, whose suicide makes no sense. If it means going undercover in an Irish pub where the culprits hang out, she’s their girl. Playing the victim wife of the bar owner to catch the killers—easy. But they never intend for her to fall for this guy, she does this all on her own. Now she has to hire the assassins to arrange his suicide. Will she catch them, before they complete the mission?

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

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Omega Dog, by Tim Stevens, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 162 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

MEET JOE VENN. THE OMEGA DOG.

Joe Venn is down on his luck. A Marine and police detective lieutenant, he was kicked off the Chicago force for getting a little heavy-handed while cleaning up the streets. Now he’s eking out a living as a private eye in downtown Manhattan, on a road to nowhere.

His life’s about to get a whole lot worse…

When Venn is arrested for a murder he didn’t commit, he’s given a choice. Track down a missing professor of neurochemistry, in an operation that’s so politically sensitive even the FBI can’t be allowed to touch it. Or face life in prison.

Dr Beth Colby is having a bad day, too.

She’s used to dealing with death, in her job as a physician at one of New York City’s busiest hospitals. But two people she knows have just died mysteriously in the space of twenty-four hours. And before the day’s out, Beth herself will become the target of a shocking attack.

Events conspire violently to throw Venn and Beth together, and soon they’re locked into a desperate race against time to uncover the secret of Professor Lomax’s disappearance.

What’s the connection with the research he’s conducting into groundbreaking neuromodulatory drugs?

And why are Venn and Beth being hunted by not one but two professional assassins – as well as by the most powerful organized crime family in New York?

As the chase spreads from Manhattan to New England and back again, and the net closes relentlessly in on Venn and Beth, each of them must use their unique set of skills to the maximum.
Not just to uncover the terrible secret so many people are desperate to keep hidden.

But also simply to stay alive…

Relentless in its action, terrifying in its suspense, and riddled with twist upon shocking twist, OMEGA DOG is a heartstopping rollercoaster ride that will thrill and chill you in equal measure.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/1v0eid into your web browser to pick up your copy of Omega Dog.

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Jack The Ripper: Newly Discovered Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Holy Ghost Writer, is just $3.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Suspense

 

 

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

Jack the Ripper is one of the most notorious serial killers in history—and yet over one hundred years later, his identity remains cloaked in mystery. Or does it? There’s only ever been one man who could solve this crime: the inimitable Sherlock Holmes.

When news of the first murder hits the paper, the story immediately catches Holmes’ attention—and he’s determined to be involved in the case. Soon, Holmes has entered a dangerous cat-and-mouse game with the Ripper, trying to unmask the murderer before being framed for the crimes himself. As he wanders the dark, seedy streets of London, interviewing suspects and witnesses alike, Holmes finds himself immersed in the twisted world of a monster—and you’ll see both the story and the Ripper’s victims in a whole new light.

Follow the clues in Jack the Ripper: Newly Discovered Tales of Sherlock Holmes to discover not only the identity of Jack the Ripper, but of the Holy Ghost Writer. This completely original tale featuring the world’s most famous detective also reveals how Jack the Ripper’s motivations may have been tied to the mysterious secret society created by Edmond Dantes himself in the Holy Ghost Writer’s third novel, The Sovereign Order of Monte Cristo.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/jackripper into your web browser to pick up your copy of Jack The Ripper: Newly Discovered Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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Starstruck, by Brenda Hiatt, 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 42 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Young Adult

 

 

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

Nerdy astronomy geek Marsha, M to her few friends, has never been anybody special. Orphaned as an infant and reluctantly raised by an overly-strict “aunt,” she’s not even sure who she is. M’s dream of someday escaping tiny Jewel, Indiana and making her mark in the world seems impossibly distant until hot new quarterback Rigel inexplicably befriends her. As Rigel turns his back on fawning cheerleaders to spend time with M, strange things start to happen: her acne clears up, her eyesight improves to the point she can ditch her thick glasses, and when they touch, sparks fly—literally! When M digs for a reason, she discovers deep secrets that will change her formerly humdrum life forever . . . and expose her to perils she never dreamed of. Yes, the middle of nowhere just got a lot more interesting!

Click here to pick up your free copy of Starstruck.

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Legacy Code, by Autumn Kalquist, 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 122 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

Space is a brutal home.
Three hundred years ago, the Earth died, and the last humans fled. Beaten. Broken in more ways than one. But there was something they couldn’t leave behind: The Legacy Code—mangled genes that force them to abort half their unborn children.

When Era and Dritan Corinth get placements on the safest ship in the fleet and win a chance to have a child, they feel lucky. Until the day Era’s supposed to find out if her baby has the Defect, and the ship suffers a hull breach. An investigation uncovers new threats. Dangerous secrets. Lies. Treason. Era begins to question everything she’s been taught about the fleet, their search for a new Earth, and the Defect. But the answers she seeks were never meant to be found…

Click here to pick up your free copy of Legacy Code.

 

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The Copy

Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day, The Copy, by Grant Boshoff, is $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 50 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Genre: Thriller / Suspense

 

 

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

Ambitious geneticist Geoffrey Bartell is fighting for his life. His company is under legal and political attack while his marriage crumbles around him. Desperate to recapture his once idyllic life he comes upon the perfect solution by creating a clone of himself, and together they set about picking up the pieces.

But the perfection is short-lived as the two’s priorities begin to diverge. As the jealousies and resentments build Bartell comes to realize that while living alone was difficult, living as two may be impossible. Things take a dark turn and before long Bartell finds himself at the center of a criminal murder trial in which he now must fight to salvage what life he can.

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

 

About the Author:

 

grant boshoff
While not having written for almost three decades I never lost that gnawing inside me. As a kid growing up in South Africa I wrote essays with abandon and whilst harboring almost no other artistic skills I found writing to be my one creative indulgence. But soon came rugby, then girls, and within a few short years that creative flame had been all but replaced by a passion for surfing, fast cars & motorbikes (and girls, of course).

Some years later, and a continent away, a girl came along – a very particular girl – and my prior passions became eclipsed. I don’t mind admitting that I cast aside my personal needs and devoted myself to the pursuit of making this beautiful creature happy. We started a family and built a business. Together we pursued both our individual and mutual dreams. She sculpted. I drove race cars. We lived, and loved, and laughed, and created a lifetime of memories. Yet, hidden inside, never revealed to even her, lay my long dormant ember of creativity, It’s dusky glow falling upon the odd letter or email or marketing piece.

But being the very particular girl that she is, she saw the glow, and teased it out of me, carefully breathing life back into it in the manner that only she can – and those that know her will understand.

So now twenty four years, four children, two grandchildren, business career, and racecar driving career later I return to my early love, to the creative indulgence of the written word.

Though I write partly for me, what I write is for you. And I hope that in my writing you find not only enjoyment and entertainment, but possibly also a thread of wistfulness that might fan a dormant ember in you.

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

 

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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!

A Lantern In The Window, by Bobby Hutchinson, 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 284 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Historical Romance

 

 

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

Ever wondered what it might be like to be a mail order bride?

Or the groom, already married to a woman he’s never laid eyes on?

On the Canadian prairies in 1886, having a mail order romance wasn’t unusual. Noah Ferguson desperately needed help on his farm. Annie Tompkins knew she couldn’t go on working in Lazenby’s cotton mill.

So she’d been a little less than honest in her letters, was that really so terrible?

It was unforgivable, Noah fumed. He’d wanted an older widow, and Annie was a young virgin. But even that wasn’t the full extent of her lies.

Problem is, Noah hasn’t exactly been straight with Annie, either, and his secret has the power to break Annie’s heart.

Can even a special Christmas gift make their marriage work?

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/lanternwindow into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Lantern In The Window.

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Pope Francis: Pastor of Mercy, by Michael J. Ruszala and Wyatt North, 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 216 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Religion

 

 

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

Understanding the life of Jorge Mario Bergoglio is essential to understanding how Pope Francis shepherds his flock – and the key is mercy.

What exactly do people find so attractive about Pope Francis? There is something about him that captivates and delights people, even people who hardly know anything about him.

Aldo Cagnoli, a layman who developed a friendship with the Pope when he was serving as a cardinal, shares the following: “The greatness of the man, in my humble opinion lies not in building walls or seeking refuge behind his wisdom and office, but rather in dealing with everyone judiciously, respectfully, and with humility, being willing to learn at any moment of life; that is what Father Bergoglio means to me.”

This book uncovers the life of the 266th Bishop of Rome, Jorge Mario Bergoglio.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/3514 into your web browser to pick up your copy of Pope Francis: Pastor of Mercy.

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A Christmas Miracle, by Rose Francis, 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 9 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Contemporary Romance

 

 

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

Brenda’s holiday season is looking pretty bleak. She hasn’t spoken to her half-sister, Rachel—the only family she has left—since Rachel stole her boyfriend, and Brenda hasn’t dated since.

Now Rachel and the man Brenda once thought she’d marry herself are expecting a child, and Rachel keeps inviting her over to have dinner with them.

Brenda has already turned down their Thanksgiving invitation, but she doesn’t want to spend Christmas alone, yet she’s not sure she’s over her ex enough to face the two of them as a couple.

But then she collides with Alex—a handsome stranger in a coffee shop—and everything changes.

Alex has given up on family Christmases and miracles after watching his family slowly get wiped out, his brother the latest casualty.
He has settled on living life playing the field, not trusting his luck with having people he cares about stick around, but a chance encounter with a sad-looking beauty in a coffee shop arouses his curiosity.

To make up for the coffee he spilled on her, Brenda asks the handsome stranger one favor: to accompany her to her sister’s Christmas dinner. He agrees on one condition: that she go out with him in the meantime until then.
They both agree to end their arrangement after the dinner is over, despite mutual growing feelings of wanting more.

Brenda is determined to keep her heart protected, but can Alex hold on to the scared beauty for longer than the holiday season?

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

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The Losing Role, by Steve Anderson, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 42 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Historical Fiction / Mystery / Thriller

 

 

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

In the last winter of WWII a failed German actor, Max Kaspar, is forced to join an absurdly desperate secret mission in which he must impersonate an enemy American officer. So Max cooks up his own fanatical plan — he’ll use his false identity to escape tyranny and war and flee to the America he’d once abandoned.

The Losing Role is based on an actual false flag operation during 1944’s Battle of the Bulge that’s been made infamous in legend but in reality was a doomed farce. In all the tragic details and with some dark humor, this is the story of an aspiring talent who got in over his head and tried to break free.

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

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Bedtime Stories: Bullies Playground Push-Around, by April Sopczak, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 16 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? Yes

Category: Children

 

 

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

Award Winning Children’s Book Series
**Mom’s Choice Award Winner**
**Only Dyslexic Friendly Book in Kindle Store**
**One of Most Educational Book in Kindle Store**

Bullies: Playground Push-Around teaches children about bullying and that we are great no matter our size, shape or color.

A girl named Maya needs help! When she went to school today, her classmates teased and bullied her about her new glasses. Maya turns to Greg and the Neon Tiki Tribe to learn what she can do to prevent bullying. Join Mowah and Tia as they help Maya!

Click here to pick up your free copy of Bedtime Stories: Bullies Playground Push-Around.

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Logan’s Redemption, by Cara Marsi, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based 67 customer reviews.

Book Part of Kindle Unlimited? No

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

Doriana Callahan’s life is unraveling. Someone is stalking her and sabotaging her father’s company; her teenage son is rebelling; and Logan Tanner is back in town. For sixteen years she’s kept an explosive secret from Logan, a secret he soon discovers.

Logan never belonged in Doriana’s world, but a long time ago he allowed himself to dream of a future with her, until the awful night he was forced to run. Now he’s back and he needs her forgiveness, but first he must forgive himself.

Despite the fact that Doriana kept the existence of his son from him, Logan vows to protect her. He races against time to stop the culprit threatening Doriana and works to forge a bond with his son.

Can the love and passion that still burn between Doriana and Logan overcome old lies and new dangers? The clock is ticking on a second chance at love.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Logan’s Redemption.

 

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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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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/betrayaltpm into your web browser to pick up your copy of Betrayal: A Tall Pines Mystery.

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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/jbsmarty into your web browser to pick up your copy of Jack’s Big Secret #1: Marty.

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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.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/51114 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Sin Factor.

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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.

Click here to pick up your free copy of Flash Bang.

 

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Free & Discounted Kindle Book Offers

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

Next of Sin, by Lisa Gordon, is regularly $5.89 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 33 customer reviews.

Category: Thriller

 

 

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

The DREAM which made her life a NIGHTMARE.

A string of murders dating back to 1987 and in all that time only one witness and she doesn’t even know she’s a witness!

Young lawyer Gaby has recently married and should be having the time of her life and yet a strange recurring dream is haunting her; she visits a psychologist and a psychic as she desperately attempts to figure it out. Then……it hits her; the memory floods back! Suddenly everything she thought she knew about herself, her family and her past is cast into doubt.

Someone she loves is a KILLER.

But who will believe her? He is popular, successful, charming and credible. The police will say that she has no evidence. People will call her mad, paranoid and spiteful. She must act fast; he is becoming more frenzied and is eyeing up his next victim.

Gaby selects her allies with great care, trusting few in her duplicitous new world and knowing every new piece of evidence she uncovers makes her more vulnerable.

She sets about assembling the evidence: secretively and urgently, before he strikes again. However, he gets wind of her suspicions and this time when he kills, it’s someone very close to Gaby, someone who knows the truth.

Suddenly she realises that she is up against more than just him: he has eminent and influential friends and the scales of justice are rigged against her.

What would you do? What will Gaby do?

A book that will make you wonder if you can ever trust anyone again and the safe answer…..is NO.

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

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Lucy The Cat, by Pertti Pietarinen, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 24 customer reviews.

Category: Children and Middle Grade

 

 

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

Do you like cats? Children and Cat Lovers, this illustrated book is for You!

Meet Lucy, the most lovable, cute Sacred Birman Cat.

Especially cat lovers of all ages will enjoy this charming story about Lucy, the curious, cute Sacred Birman cat and it is excellent reading for 1-10 years old children. After reading this book you will certainly love Lucy The Cat.

When Lucy was a small kitten she had to move away from her cat mama. Now she lives happily with her human foster mom and dad. She is always very busy because she wants to help her mom and dad in all kind of daily chores. She loves especially watering flowers, because water is a big mystery. Sewing machine is also very interesting and what would be more fun than climbing up the Christmas tree. Lucy is a modern cat and wants to know what’s going on in the world. Laptop and iPad are excellent tools for that. And of course she is the boss and she has the final say.

I hope you like cats. I love them all.
White and black and big and small.
Fluffy or striped – doesn’t matter at all.
They are so cute I love them all.
Here comes my friend, Lucy The Cat.
Miss Lucy, please, tell your story. This book is yours.

Lucy loves you and wants to be your friend. Let Lucy tell her own story with beautiful pictures and her own words. Meow to everyone!

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

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A Christmas Carol 2: The Return of Scrooge, by Robert Elisberg, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 32 customer reviews.

Category: Humor

 

 

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

“A Christmas Carol 2: The Return of Scrooge” is a continuation of the beloved Christmas tale, that quickly goes flying off in its own comic direction. It begins five years after dear old Ebenezer Scrooge has passed away and left his thriving firm to his former clerk, Bob Cratchit. However, Bob’s overly-generous benevolence with lending and charity-giving has driven the company into the ground, on the verge of bankruptcy. And so the ghost of Scrooge returns one Christmas Eve to teach Cratchit the true meaning of money. Making the swirling journey through Christmases past, present, and yet-to-be all the more of a chaotic ride for Cratchit are the dozens of characters from other Dickens novels woven throughout the story, together for the first time. God bless them, most everyone.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/1102 into your web browser to pick up your copy of A Christmas Carol 2: The Return of Scrooge.

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Everyone Keeps Secrets, by Katherine Greyson, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 21 customer reviews.

Category: Romantic Suspense

 

 

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

Five years ago, one of the most horrific crimes imaginable occurred at the estate of the Crawford family. In the aftermath, the two youngest boys were kidnapped. But who kidnapped the boys? And why?

It’s now five years later and Simplicity Kendall—a girl whose life is anything but simple—is headed to a seemingly ordinary day of high school. However, fate intervenes and tosses her into one harrowing adventure with the new boy in town, Jake Hanson. Unable to resist a good mystery, she’s drawn to the handsome, but troubled young man. However, when one turns over a rock, one never knows what they’ll find—a buried treasure or a poisonous snake. Desperate to protect his family, he’s willing to risk life and limb to keep his riddled past a secret. The closer she gets to the truth, the more her life is in danger. Surrounding our young heroine is an ensemble of family and friends each concealing their own dark secrets. Masks peel away and buried pasts are exposed as we discover how many people in the sleepy town of Stony Creek are Keeping Secrets.

Romantic, thrilling, yet filled with drama and wit, Everyone Keeps Secrets is a character-driven series that captivates and hypnotizes. Told across multiple generations, this contemporary saga, with an intricately woven plot and equally enticing characters, draws you into another world and never lets you go. The series delivers equal parts mystery and romance, action and adventure that climaxes in an unexpected twist of an ending. It’s a highly addictive rollercoaster of a story.

Click here to pick up your copy of Everyone Keeps Secrets.

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Murder in Adland, by Bruce Beckham, 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 31 customer reviews.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

When a high-flying ad agency boss is brutally murdered on a company weekend in the English Lake District, Detective Inspector Dan Skelgill finds himself wrenched from his rural Cumbrian comfort zone.

As the investigation unfolds, DI Skelgill is led a merry dance between London and Edinburgh, at every turn confronted by uncooperative suspects – colleagues, wife and lovers of the deceased – each of whom are possessed of motive and opportunity.

Was this a crime of passion, a professional hit, or a cleverly calculated killing borne of out greed and jealousy? In this traditional whodunit, the case can only be solved by carefully piecing together the essential clues – but Skelgill is running out of time. The patience of his superiors wears thin, while the actions of an anonymous agent provocateur serve only to advance the moment when the killer must strike again.

Click here to pick up your copy of Murder in Adland.

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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!

Cranberry Bluff, by Deborah Garner, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Mystery

 

 

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

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

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

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

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Sunlight , by Ryan Casey, is regularly $4.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Suspense

 

 

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

In the Brightest of Light, Darkness Resides.

Jack Simm is a man with no responsibilities. He has a cushy job, drinks a lot, and hasn’t seen his two children in several years. To Jack, a life of freedom is perfect.

But when an unexplained and devastating event turns the majority of the population into genocidal maniacs, Jack is forced to protect his two estranged children and escort them to a rumoured safe haven at the other side of the country.

Reunited with his children, Jack must finally step up to the responsibilities of being a father while adapting to a painfully horrifying dystopian world of violence and bloodshed.

Sunlight is a gripping post apocalyptic suspense thriller from the author of the bestselling Dead Days series about the lengths parents go to protect their children. Both thrilling and subtle, horrifying and heartwarming, Sunlight is a riveting journey through a dark and dangerous world quite like no other.

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

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Scrapplings, by Amelia Smith, is $2.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Fantasy

 

 

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

Darna shouldn’t have been born – priestesses aren’t supposed to have babies – and she most certainly shouldn’t see dragons. After all, no one else does, except in Anamat, or so the minstrels say.

She sets out for the city of Anamat. Along the way, she meets Myril, an older girl with frequent premonitions and an eerie sense of hearing.

Then there’s Iola, who is so dragon-struck that she actually wants to be a priestess. She’s blind to the corruption in the temples.

Thorat is Iola’s champion. He sees dragons as much as the girls do, but unlike them he blends easily in to a crowd.

Apart from these four, the city seems to be nearly as dragon-blind as the provinces. Darna scavenges for scraps, but apprenticeships cost more than she’s likely to earn. When she’s offered a sack of gold beads for a small bit of thieving, she takes her chances… and ends up angering the dragon herself.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/xi9y4g into your web browser to pick up your copy of Scrapplings.

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Big Honey Dog Mysteries HOLIDAY COLLECTION, a three-book box set collection by H.Y. Hanna, is regularly $2.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Children and Middle Grade

 

 

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

Halloween hysteria. Christmas rescue. Easter secrets. Serious slobber.

Celebrate your favourite holidays with this collection of exciting short mysteries featuring Honey the Great Dane sleuth and her canine friends. In NIGHT OF FLYING SHADOWS, a creepy visitor on Halloween night sends the dogs on a dangerous mission through a haunted forest. Then Honey and her friends find themselves deciphering a mysterious note during a snowy Christmas in MESSAGE IN A BAUBLE. And in TREASURE FROM THE PAST, the dog detectives race to uncover a long-lost secret over an Easter weekend.

Perfect for fans of Erin Hunter’s “Warriors” and “Survivors” series, as well as classics like Nancy Drew and the Famous Five. Kids and dog lovers of all ages will love this action-packed collection filled with suspense and humour. A great middle grade read or a book for parents and children to enjoy together.

EACH BOOK CAN BE READ AS A STANDALONE MYSTERY

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/bighoneyholiday into your web browser to pick up your copy of Big Honey Dog Mysteries HOLIDAY COLLECTION.

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Once Again , by Deborah Heal, is regularly $3.99 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Religious Fiction

 

 

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

FROM PROFESSOR RANDALL’S NOTEBOOK…

Field Research Location:
Columbia and Waterloo, Monroe County, Illinois.

Goal:
Discover where Fort Piggot was located on the Kaskaskia Trail, while staying clear of attractive, single colleagues (ie. Brett!) so as not to commit career suicide, while also keeping the “rewinding time” program secret, so Uncle Sam doesn’t turn into Big Brother.

Merrideth Randall’s day job is teaching history at McKendree College. But after hours she turns to her first love, historical research. And she has a tool other historians can only dream of—a computer program that rewinds time!

Merrideth makes a virtual visit to the 1780s, hoping to be the first to locate Fort Piggot. Along the way, she gets a first-hand look at the lives of the courageous pioneers of the Illinois Country, who withstood Indian attacks, hardship, and loneliness to settle the rich land.

One of the settlers is James Garretson, who risks his life to take the Gospel to the very tribe that wreaked havoc on his family. Merrideth is amazed that he could forgive a crime so huge. Hero or fool, James Garretson is the ancestor of her colleague Brett, a physics professor at McKendree College.

With her findings, Merrideth is able to help Brett with his genealogy, but she can’t tell him everything she learned—like that he inherited his black hair and green eyes from James Garretson, or that his aunt’s poetry is eerily similar to the verse Garretson’s wife Isabelle used to compose at her spinning wheel.

Brett has rock-star status on campus, but amazingly enough, he seems to be pursuing Merrideth—in spite of her firm policy against dating co-workers. She would love to tell him about her amazing program, but discretion is not his strong suit. She has secrets about herself that she’d just as soon he didn’t find out either. One virtue Brett does have is patience, and he’s quite willing to wait for Merrideth to figure things out.

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

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Jessica’s Footprints, by J. Evangelisti, is regularly $7.00 but has been discounted to just 99 cents today in the Amazon Kindle store.

Category: Science Fiction

 

 

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

An out of this world Christmas sci-fi mystery! With a mastery of surprise and the suspenseful build up, Jessica’s Footprints mystifies and keeps audiences entertained with the precise pacing and eloquent description. There is a continual pairing of pretty, delicate aesthetics and dark visceral imagery. This novel is a true mystery for teens and adults of all ages that touches on uplifting messages.

The story starts in…20,000 BC where two children, a girl age nine and a boy age six, stroll to the edge of a marsh. They wear tight-fitting material that shimmers in the bright sun, and their shoes are off revealing webbed toes. The children explore the area. In thick foliage, they hear whimpering from small, brown, wolf-like pups with stripes similar to a zebras. The girl takes one of the pups. The loud angry cry of an animal frightens the children. They see in the distance a full-sized wolf standing upright on its rear feet. The wolf drops on all fours and begins chasing them. Fear registers on their faces. The howling wind drowns out their distressed cries. The girl sets the pup on the ground, and they dash up a hill running for their lives. The wolf is sure to catch the slower boy. The girl stops and bravely faces the approaching menace. Almost as if in slow motion, the wolf is closer to her…closer…ever closer. The wolf cry’s Arrrrrk! Arrrrrk! She can see white fangs. The wolf’s eyes flare wide…closer…

In current times, a seventeen year old girl on an archeological dig finds the children’s footprints left from 20,000 BC. The footprints become the discovery of the Century.

What happened to the children from so long ago?

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The Sum of His Worth

Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day, The Sum of His Worth, by Ron Argo, is regularly $5.99 but has been discounted to just $1.99 today in the Amazon Kindle store and this book has received an average user rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 22 customer reviews.

Genre: Suspense

 

 

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

A prize-winning journalist and author returns to his childhood during the tumultuous 1960s Civil Rights era in the South. The gripping saga takes us into the heart of an Alabama town held captive by the blind hatred of the KKK in a “profound and heartbreakingly real” [Kirkus] novel. The teenager’s narration breathes life into that violent setting and pays homage to the tragedies and hardships of both black and white Southerners trying to thrive in a segregationist town.

Young Sonny Poe is trapped in a dead-end life of poverty and prejudice. Horrified after witnessing a lynching in the midnight woods, Sonny turns shy of anyone he suspects is a Klansman; soon he meet and befriends a progressive doctor with a troubled past and a crusading spirit who’s trying to help end abuse against the local Negroes.

The headstrong teenager commits himself to “Doctor Joe” and his cause even as both will suffer betrayals, beatings, arrest and finally exile in a story that can only end in tragedy–and hope.

This edgy thriller pulsates with violence, love, betrayal and humor on a narrative rushing us through the forebodingness of one of America’s most pressing historical moments toward its shocking climax.

The Civil Rights Movement forms the backbone of The Sum of His Worth, but its strength comes from the voice of its young narrator and its strongest theme lies in the caveats of moral reckoning in a “free” society.

Click here or type in http://smarturl.it/rivmj0 into your web browser to pick up your copy of The Sum of His Worth.

 

About the Author:

 

ron argo

 

Ron Argo, a prize-winning journalist and author and a decorated war veteran, served as an army combat correspondent in Vietnam in 1969-70. He is the author of sweeping historical novels and thriller that are theme driven with strong characters facing tough, compelling choices. Self-revelation and redemption are at the heart of his stories. His widely acclaimed historical thriller, Year of the Monkey (Simon & Schuster), paints a comprehensive and human canvas of the Vietnam War, a book the San Diego Union called “one of the best novels” of that war.

Argo was raised in Alabama where, in high school, he got into some trouble during the Civil Rights Movement and left that state for good, moving to Atlanta and finishing high school there then on to Univ of Georgia’s school of journalism. Drafted into the army in 1969 after unsuccessfully running from it for a year, he trained at Ft. Benning (GA) and went on to Vietnam along with his entire company of fresh-faced boys, many of whom would not return alive or, like Ron Kovic, whole. He later worked on various newspapers until returning to school on the GI Bill for a master’s degree in literature and creative writing.

His novel, The Sum of His Worth, an epic historical novel centered during the Civil Rights Movement, comes from his teen years growing up in the South; the story drops us off in Alabama in 1958 where an impoverished white boy finds meaning defending his black friend against the Ku Klux Klan, in which the boy willfully commits murder. The Courage to Kill, first in the Ray Myers series of mystery thrillers, features the ace crime reporter bringing down a deranged serial killer in a story of lost memory and child abuse; and his forthcoming novel, Baby Love (2015), second in the Myers series, is a wildly ribald adventure/thriller that finds the reporter on the deadly trail of a bumbling but ruthless baby smuggling outfit operating out of Baja California.

Argo holds three university degrees. He was awarded Sigma Delta Chi’s 1st Place award for Investigative Reporting, numerous photography awards and was a finalist for the 2013 San Diego Book Awards. He and his second wife Mary live in San Diego where he continues writing and renovating old houses.

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

 

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