Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-13-16

Forging Zero (The Legend of ZERO, Book 1)

By Sara King / Genre: Military, Mystery & Thrillers

Forging Zero (The Legend of ZERO, Book 1)

First Contact doesn’t go as anyone expected. Now they own us.

The Legend of ZERO: Forging Zero is the epic journey of 14-year-old Joe Dobbs in a post-apocalyptic universe following a massive galactic empire’s invasion of Earth. The oldest of the children drafted from humanity’s devastated planet, Joe is impressed into service by the alien Congressional Ground Force—and becomes the unwitting centerpiece in a millennia-long alien struggle for independence. Once his training begins, one of the elusive and prophetic Trith appears to give Joe a spine chilling prophecy that the universe has been anticipating for millions of years: Joe will be the one to finally shatter the vast alien government known as Congress. And the Trith cannot lie.…

But first Joe has to make it through bootcamp.

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Whiplash: A Sports Romance

By Tabatha Kiss / Genre: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

Whiplash: A Sports Romance

If I’m a player…

Then she’s the coach.

ELIZA

My dad doesn’t want me socializing with the team.

But I’ve never been much of a daddy’s girl.

Junior Morgan thinks he can flash a wink and get me in his bed.

I won’t make it so easy for him.

Sorry, quarterback. You want me?

You’re gonna have to earn it.

Let’s play.

JUNIOR

The new coach doesn’t want the team involved with his daughter.

But I’ve never been one to follow the rules.

Eliza Pierce thinks she’s won her little game.

I’m not giving up so easy.

Sorry, honey. I know what I want.

You have no idea who you’re playing with.

Bring it on.

A handsome playboy. The coach’s forbidden daughter.

College football’s Most Valuable Player has met his match!

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Motion for Murder (Jamie Winters Mysteries Book 1)

By Kelly Rey / Genre: Cozy, Mystery & Thrillers

Motion for Murder (Jamie Winters Mysteries Book 1)

Jamie Winter loathes her job as a secretary in the sleaziest law firm in New Jersey. Trouble is, someone else loathes the whole firm—enough to kill one of the partners, the two-timing, eleven-fingered king of lowbrow television commercial spots, Dougie Digits. Now, Jamie is being strong-armed into investigating by Dougie’s frosty widow, Hilary. The suspect list is long, including the firm’s bookish paralegal, embezzling bookkeeper, ambitious associate, and resentful senior partners. Add to that list a mélange of oddball clients with grudges of their own, and Jamie has her work cut out for her. With assists from her studly landlord and husband-hungry sister, Jamie uncovers enough dirt on her coworkers to launch a tabloid in her hunt to find the killer…before he or she strikes again!

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Dragon Trials (Return of the Darkening Book 1)

By Ava Richardson / Genre: Epic, Fantasy

Dragon Trials (Return of the Darkening Book 1)

High-born Agathea Flamma intends to bring honor to her family by following in her brothers’ footsteps and taking her rightful place as a Dragon Rider. With her only other option being marriage, Thea will not accept failure. She’s not thrilled at her awkward, scruffy partner, Seb, but their dragon has chosen, and now the unlikely duo must learn to work as a team.

Seventeen-year-old Sebastian has long been ashamed of his drunken father and poor upbringing, but then he’s chosen to train as a Dragon Rider at the prestigious academy. Thrust into a world where he doesn’t fit in, Seb finds a connection with his dragon that is even more powerful than he imagined. Soon, he’s doing all he can to succeed and not embarrass his new partner, Thea.

When Seb hears rumors that an old danger is reemerging, he and Thea begin to investigate. Armed only with their determination and the dragon they both ride, Thea and Seb may be the only defense against the Darkening that threatens to sweep the land. Together, they will have to learn to work together to save their kingdom…or die trying.

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We All Married Idiots: 3 Things You Will Never Change About Your Marriage & 10 Things You Can

By Elaine W. Miller / Genre: Dating & Relationships, Christian Living, Christian Books & Bibles, Religion & Spirituality

We All Married Idiots: 3 Things You Will Never Change About Your Marriage & 10 Things You Can

I married an idiot–and so did my spouse. The word, “idiot” is derived from the Greek word meaning “common man.” Aren’t we all common man? Elaine W. Miller encourages couples to keep their eyes fixed on love and run a marriage marathon like an idiot, but not like a fool. An idiot may stumble or fall, but a fool runs the wrong way.

We All Married Idiots teaches husbands and wives to stop concentrating on the three things you will never change in your marriage and begin focusing on the ten things you can. Then, you will esteem your mate as a gift to treasure, not as an idiot to tolerate.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-12-16

RIDING FOR REDEMPTION: Romantic Mystery (Husbands and Horses Series Book 1)

By Bev Pettersen / Genre: Women Sleuths, Mystery & Thrillers

RIDING FOR REDEMPTION: Romantic Mystery (Husbands and Horses Series Book 1)

Megan is determined to find her missing brother even though no one else at the cutthroat California Jockey School seems to care. Her only ally is a sexy private investigator who unfortunately is the owner’s best friend. Soon she is torn between a smoldering romance and a far-reaching conspiracy…and misplaced trust can be deadly.

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Ashes (Ashes #1)

By Kelly Cozy / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers

Ashes (Ashes #1)

Anonymous. That was Jennifer’s life. But when she survived a domestic terrorist attack and her last-minute escape became the iconic image of the event, that life was over. Wanting only to disappear and become just another face in the crowd, she cashed in on her unwanted fame and moved to a small town, hidden away and safe.

Retired. That was Sean’s life. A former covert operative – the kind the government denies exists – he’d been pushed unwillingly into a life of suburban peace and quiet. But his retirement ended when he saw Jennifer’s rescue; from then on he only wanted to find those responsible for the attack, even if it meant turning rogue.

What Jennifer and Sean will both find is that nothing goes to plan, and their paths will cross in a way neither could have foreseen.

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Pianist in a Bordello

By Mike Erickson / Genre: General Humor, Humor & Satire

Pianist in a Bordello

What would happen if a politician decided to tell the truth—the whole truth?

Richard Youngblood, aspiring Congressman, is about to find out. He’s running on a platform of honesty and transparency—and against the advice of his friends and advisers he’s decided to start with himself. His autobiography will lay his entire life bare before voters just days before the election.

And what a life he’s had. Born in a commune and named Richard Milhous Nixon Youngblood as an angry shot at his absent father, Richard grows up in the spotlight, the son of an enigmatic fugitive and the grandson of a Republican senator. He’s kidnapped and rescued, kicked out of college for a prank involving turkeys, arrested in Hawaii while trying to deliver secrets to the CIA…Dick Nixon Youngblood’s ready to tell all.

He’ll even tell his readers about the Amandas—three women who share a name but not much else, and who each have helped shape and define the man he’s become.

Are voters really ready for the whole truth?

Are you?

Pianist in a Bordello is a hilarious political romp through the last four decades of American history, from a narrator who is full of surprises.

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Reborn: A Vampire Blood Courtesans Romance: Blood Courtesans

By Michelle Fox / Genre: Vampires, Paranormal, Romance

Reborn: A Vampire Blood Courtesans Romance: Blood Courtesans

I have to sell myself to the vampires. I know it’s not safe, but there’s no other option. Not for the amount of money I need. It’s either become a blood courtesan or watch my mom die while we lose the only home I’ve ever known.

So I leap before I look and soon I’m sharing a bed with vampire Kristos Anastos. He’s hot, rich and his fangs hurt so good. The courtesan thing is better than I thought it would be…until bullets start to fly.

Kristos believes he’s the target, but it soon becomes clear it’s not him they’re after. It’s me. And if I want to live, I’d better figure out why.

I thought I was just a college student, a good kid raised by a single mom down on her luck, but I have secrets even I don’t know about.

Blood is money and mine may be worth the most of all.

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Haunted Ground

By Irina Shapiro / Genre: Historical Romance, Romance

Haunted Ground

When American Lexi Maxwell buys a derelict mansion in a quaint English village and sets about turning it into a manor-house hotel, it’s a dream come true. But, events take a turn for the bizarre, as a heartbroken ghost makes a nightly appearance and kneels beneath a tree next to a centuries-old ruin, and people in the village keep commenting on Lexi’s resemblance to a woman who’s been dead for a quarter of a century.

As Lexi tries to find out more about the man in the ruin, she unexpectedly stumbles upon secrets from her own past – secrets that threaten to destroy everything she’s come to believe and hold dear. As Lexi struggles to put the pieces of the puzzle together she’s drawn deeper into the mystery, and can only rely on the man she’s come to have deep feelings for – a man who’s battling his own demons.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-11-16

Highland Solution (Duncurra Book Book 1)

By Ceci Giltenan / Genre: Medieval, Historical Romance, Romance

Highland Solution (Duncurra Book Book 1)

Laird Niall MacIan needs Lady Katherine Ruthven’s dowry to relieve his clan’s crushing debt but he has no intention of giving her his heart in the bargain.

Niall MacIan, a Highland laird, desperately needs funds to save his impoverished clan. Lady Katherine Ruthven, a lowland heiress, is rumored to be “unmarriageable” and her uncle hopes to be granted her title and lands when the king sends her to a convent. King David II anxious to strengthen his alliances sees a solution that will give Ruthven the title he wants, and MacIan the money he needs. Laird MacIan will receive Lady Katherine’s hand along with her substantial dowry and her uncle will receive her lands and title.

Lady Katherine must forfeit everything in exchange for a husband who does not want to be married and believes all women to be self-centered and deceitful. Can the lovely and gentle Katherine mend his heart and build a life with him or will he allow the treachery of others to destroy them?

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Dangled Carat

By Hilary Grossman / Genre: Satire, Humor & Satire

Dangled Carat

Diamonds are a girl’s best friends unless the carat is dangled…

When twenty-seven year old, Hilary, meets perfect on paper, Marc, she thinks she has finally found the man of her dreams. He’s everything she is looking for – handsome, successful, funny, and has a gorgeous home on the beach. Marc immediately sweeps Hilary off her feet. She is positive her single days of dating duds are over and her happy ever after is right around the corner….

Well, when something seems too good to be true it usually is!

Hilary quickly finds out Marc has one big problem – he is beyond afraid of commitment! She is willing to take things slow, but after four long years, some days their relationship seems to be going in reverse…

Tired of waiting for Marc to come to his senses, while on vacation, the couple’s friends decide to take matters into their own hands and throw a surprise “engagement” party. Will this be the kick Marc needs to pop the question or will their meddling destroy the couple?

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Damnation: Reckless Desires (Blue Moon Saloon Book 1)

By Anna Lowe / Genre: Werewolves & Shifters, Paranormal, Mystery & Thrillers

Damnation: Reckless Desires (Blue Moon Saloon Book 1)

He hasn’t forgotten her, and she sure hasn’t forgiven him.

Jessica Macks is a she-wolf on the run from a band of murderous rogues. When she finds a job at a shifter bar, it seems like a safe haven from her hunted life on the road. But the minute she walks through the swinging doors of the Blue Moon Saloon and comes face-to-face with the man she once loved, she’s tempted to march right back out. No way, no how is she risking her heart to that infuriating alpha bear again.

Simon Voss thought he lost everything in an ambush months before: his home, his family, his past. His new job at the Blue Moon Saloon is a desperately needed fresh start on life. Then along comes Jessica, the irresistible she-wolf his clan forced him to reject years before. When Simon is obliged to hire Jessica and work side by side with the one woman to ever make his bear go wild, he’s half in heaven, half in hell. He hasn’t forgotten her, and she sure as hell hasn’t forgiven him. Is this just another path to heartbreak or his last chance to claim his destined mate?

Behind the doors of the Blue Moon Saloon, alpha shifters confront their darkest fears and their deepest desires. Each book is a complete standalone story — no cliffhangers!

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Pure Abandon

By Jeannine Colette / Genre: Dysfunctional Relationships, Family Relationships, Parenting & Relationships

Pure Abandon

Two men are devastatingly broken by her actions—and she can only fix one. But when she makes her choice, will he even want her after all that’s happened?

Kathryn Grayson has it all—a beautiful husband, new baby, and a life most women would dream of. But after putting her career on hold for her family, Kathryn sets out to reclaim the woman she once was.

When Kathryn meets her new boss, Alexander Asher, Manhattan playboy and heir to his family’s fortune, a misunderstanding leads to friendship, the friendship becomes fierce, and soon Kathryn begins to question Asher’s motives … and her own.

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Stone Cold (The Alex Stone Thriller Series Book 2)

By Joel Goldman / Genre: Hard-Boiled, Mystery & Thrillers

Stone Cold (The Alex Stone Thriller Series Book 2)

Is it ever ok to cross the line? Just how far would you go to protect those you love?

When Public defender Alex Stone wins an acquittal for her client, Dwayne Reed, accused of murdering a fellow drug dealer, Alex fears that Reed may murder an entire family in retribution for damaging testimony at his trial. If that weren’t enough, the man she put it on the line for in court threatens to attack her lover, Dr. Bonnie Long. With surprising twists and gut-wrenching suspense, this riveting story will keep you on the edge of the precipice as you see just how far Alex will go to protect the innocent.

Alex Stone is running out of time to stop what she started in the courtroom – cold-blooded murder.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-10-16

The Girl in Seat 24B

By Jennifer Peel / Genre: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

The Girl in Seat 24B

One red eye flight and ten years of marriage later, Carly Bishop had what she considered a practically perfect life. Her journalist husband and her two adorable children were everything to her. But soon she would find out that her dream life didn’t fall in line with her husband’s expectations.

Left alone to sort out the pieces of her crumbling life, Carly finds strength in her children and her growing relationship with her in-laws. Most importantly, she finds her greatest strength as she builds a friendship with herself.

Determined to move forward and be happy, Carly does her best to make the most of her difficult situation. But will it be enough to save her marriage and the man she loves, or will his selfishness destroy everything they’ve worked for, including his own happiness?

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Lethal Harvest

By William Cutrer / Genre: Medical

Lethal Harvest

In order to save the president’s life, a brilliant embryologist— the president’s nephew&mdashmade a “devil’s bargain” with a secret group of federal agents. But Tim Sullivan’s illegal genetic manipulations of human embryos place everyone he knows at risk. Before he can finish his work, a freakish accident kills him and leaves only troubling questions behind. Now his partner, Ben McKay, and Tim’s widow, Marnie, must uncover the hidden truth about Tim’s research before more lives are swept away. In the process, they’re forced to face their feelings for each other and the dark secrets in their own pasts. This story of love, loss, and danger crosses international borders from Mexico to the former Soviet Union in order to answer one searing question: if Tim’s research is completed, what form will the strange and dangerous harvest take?Ambition, jealousy, and the ultimate meaning of love move this riveting story through the dark labyrinth that may lie buried under breakthroughs in genetic research and cloning.

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Keeping Up With Kenna

By Nicole Andrews Moore / Genre: Medical, Professionals & Academics, Biographies & Memoirs

Keeping Up With Kenna

Kenna was born January 9, 2012 weighing in at a meager 9.6 ounces. She was born too small and sixteen weeks too soon. After spending 183 days riding the roller coaster in Club NICU, she is finally home. This is our story of hope, finding happiness in unlikely places, and making the best of the life we have.

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Chocolate Kisses and Love Filled Wishes: Easter on Kissing Bridge Mountain

By Linda West / Genre: Holidays

Chocolate Kisses and Love Filled Wishes: Easter on Kissing Bridge Mountain

Summer and Brad are slated to get married but things go awry in Kissing Bridge! Brad’s younger sister, snowboarding champion, Kacey Anderson is forced to come home to heal from a bad accident. After being told she can no longer compete she begins to train at her home while still missing her beloved Olympic gold medalist Brody Jenkins. Against doctor’s orders she begins to regain her strength in the hopes of competing in the 2018 Olympics. When a young Climate Change activist enlists her help to bring awareness to the cause, Kacey begins to think that her future may be much different then she imagined. Summer is forced back to LA to finish off a contract when the worst blizzard in decades hits her hometown. Unable to return she can only suffer as she here’s a fate worse than she can ever imagine is unfolding back home in Kissing Bridge Mountain. Against all odds, love always seems to bring miracles to Kissing Bridge and this story will leave you believing and having faith in the power of true love.

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Murder on Opening Night: A Myrtle Clover Cozy Mystery (Myrtle Clover Cozy Mysteries Book 9)

By Elizabeth Spann Craig / Genre: Women Sleuths, Mystery & Thrillers

Murder on Opening Night: A Myrtle Clover Cozy Mystery (Myrtle Clover Cozy Mysteries Book 9)

When Myrtle Clover and her friend Miles attend a play in their small town, there’s a full house on opening night.

It’s clear to Myrtle that one of the actresses is a stage hog who loves stealing the spotlight. Nandina Marshall certainly does upstage everyone—when her murder forces an unexpected intermission.

Can Myrtle and Miles discover who was behind her final curtain call….before murder makes an encore?

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-09-16

One Night in Tehran: A Titus Ray Thriller

By Luana Ehrlich / Genre: Espionage, Mystery & Thrillers

One Night in Tehran: A Titus Ray Thriller

He escaped from Iran; now, an assassin is stalking him in Oklahoma.

In Tehran, while hiding out from the Iranian secret police, CIA officer, Titus Ray, finds shelter with a group of Iranian Christians. Compelled by their unwavering faith, the battle-hardened agent becomes a believer shortly before they smuggle him out of Iran to freedom in Turkey.Returning to the States, he discovers his Iranian mission failed because of political infighting within the Agency. After delivering a scathing indictment against the Deputy Director of Operations, he’s forced to take a year’s medical leave in Oklahoma.Before leaving Langley, however, he discovers a Hezbollah hit man has targeted him for assassination. Now, while trying to figure out what it means to be a follower of Christ, he must decide if the Iranian couple he meets in Oklahoma has ties to the man who’s trying to kill him, and if Nikki Saxon, a beautiful local detective, can be trusted with his secrets.

  • Trained in lies, he learns the truth!
  • Will it help him escape his past?
  • Can it change his future?

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Watercolour Smile (Seraph Black Book 2)

By Jane Washington / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers

Watercolour Smile (Seraph Black Book 2)

“Maybe I was stupid to have agreed to this, but when all of the options that you have in life are dangerous ones, you can only choose to do something reckless, or turn a blind eye and allow the cards to fall as they may… and I was sick of being blind.”

Seraph Black has endured a vicious stalker, a change of schools, a bonding, a triple-murder, and more than her fair share of uncomfortable situations; but it seems like the world isn’t done with her yet. The messenger is back with a systematic vengeance that knocks her flat, and not even her self-proclaimed secret-keepers are prepared for how far he is willing to go to get what he wants.

She is walking on eggshells, trying to keep everyone at a distance. Especially those that are closest to her. Unfortunately, there is one person who keeps slipping through the cracks: Silas Quillan, the gift in her life that keeps on taking. Every time she turns around, he’s taking something else from her: her choices, her privacy, her freedom, her sanity… and if she’s not careful, the the next victim might just be her heart.

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Populatti

By Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper / Genre: Teen & Young Adult

Populatti

Getting in is hard. Staying in is harder…

Joining social network Populatti.com let sixteen-year-old Livi Stanley trade her awkward middle school past for the social life of her dreams. Because Populatti isn’t just a social network. It’s a club, providing access to friends. Parties. And Livi’s crush, star baseball player Brandon Dash.

Yet lately, online rumors have been threatening Livi’s place in the group. And not even her friends are doing much to stop them. Leaving Livi to prove them wrong, and fast. Before her life as a popster is over.

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Descended from Dragons: an Urban Fantasy (Moonlight Dragon Book 1)

By Tricia Owens / Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales

Descended from Dragons: an Urban Fantasy (Moonlight Dragon Book 1)

To save Sin City, she must battle Hell. Too bad the odds are against her.

Beneath the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas lies another city. A secret city in plain sight, full of warlocks and demons, shapeshifters and golems. A city that feeds off the chance magick that is generated by gamblers and which is ruled by mysterious beings called the Oddsmakers.

It is in this strange underbelly of the occult that Anne Moody runs a cursed pawn shop for the desperate, the curious, and the magickally inclined. The job can be tricky, but it keeps her under the radar. None of her customers have any inkling that she is a dragon sorceress with a power that’s been feared throughout history. One day, a visitor to her shop pawns a stone statue that is more than it appears. The statue is a gargoyle named Vale, who is shrouded in mystery and secrets. When she learns that Vale is possessed, and that the person responsible for cursing him plans to take over Las Vegas with a horde of demons from Hell, Anne realizes it is up to her to defy the Oddsmakers and save the city, and possibly the world.

Descended from Dragons is the first book in an exciting new urban fantasy series for fans of Patricia Briggs, Annie Bellet, and Ilona Andrews. Watch for more books and short stories in this universe!

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Claim Me, Cowboy (2015 Montana Born Rodeo)

By Charlene Sands / Genre: Contemporary, Romance

Claim Me, Cowboy (2015 Montana Born Rodeo)

The Copper Mountain Rodeo has returned to Marietta and cowboy reputations aren’t the only thing at stake…

When Summer Nichols inherited half of the Circle W Ranch, she didn’t know her rodeo-riding, bad boy ex-boyfriend came with the deal. But sure enough, Tyler Warren, the man who broke her heart and left her in Marietta years ago, is back and living on the ranch again, claiming he wants no trouble. He’s certainly not back to rekindle their decade ago romance.

Ty only wants what’s rightfully his, and then he’s gone, but not even family secrets and Summer’s seemingly deep betrayal can keep him from remembering the good times he had with the preacher’s sweet, beautiful daughter, once upon a time. Summer is more woman than he expected…

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