5 eBooks for 10-11-12: Mystery & Thrillers, Horror, Action & Adventure and Romance

The Lion, the Lamb, the Hunted

By Andrew E. Kaufman / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

The Lion, the Lamb, the Hunted

“It is a book that makes you want to finish it right away because it’s just that good.”

But a minute was all it took to turn Jean Kingsley’s world upside down–a minute she’d regret for the rest of her life. ? Because when she returned, she found an open bedroom window and her three-year-old son, Nathan, gone. The boy would never be seen again. ?Now, more than thirty years later, Patrick Bannister unwittingly stumbles across evidence among his dead mother’s belongings–it paints her as the killer and her brother, a wealthy and powerful senator, as the one pulling the strings.??? ?

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Afraid

By J.A. Konrath / Genre: Horror / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars

Afraid

“Highly recommended if your into horror/thrillers.”

Nestled in the woods of Wisconsin, Safe Haven is miles from everything. With one road in and out, this is a town so peaceful it has never needed a full-time police force. Until now…

A helicopter has crashed on the outskirts of town and something terrible has been unleashed. A classified secret weapon programmed to kill anything that stands in its way. Now it’s headed for the nearest lights to do what it does best. Isolate. Terrorize. Annihilate.

Soon all phone lines are dead and the road is blocked. Safe Haven’s only chance for survival rests on the shoulders of an aging county sheriff. And as the body count rises, the sheriff realizes something even more terrifying – maybe death hasn’t come to his little town by accident…

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Whale Song

By Cheryl Kaye Tardif / Genre: Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Whale Song

“Not only was this a beautiful story, but it was written very well, making it a pleasure to read.”

Thirteen years ago, Sarah Richardson’s life was shattered after the tragic death of her mother. The shocking event left a grief-stricken teen-aged Sarah with partial amnesia.

Some things are easier to forget.

But now a familiar voice from her childhood sends Sarah, a talented mid-twenties ad exec, back to her past. A past that she had thought was long buried.

Some things are meant to be buried.

Torn by nightmares and visions of a yellow-eyed wolf and aided by creatures of the Earth and killer whales that call to her in the night, Sarah must face her fears and recover her memories?even if it destroys her.

Some things are meant to be remembered?at all cost.

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A Strange Fire

By L.H Cosway / Genre: Romance, Horror / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

A Strange Fire

“This book is an amazing read that you will not want to put down.”

Flo has always had problems. Her stammer prevents her speech and her dad’s abuse makes her life a living hell. Not to mention she sees colours other people don’t.

When her dad decides to ship her off to live with her grandma in the sleepy town of Chesterport, Flo thinks that this is her chance for a better life. But on her very first day at her new school she is ridiculed and laughed at for having a stammer. One student sticks up for her and his name is Frank.

Frank’s body is surrounded by an aura of fire, but Flo is the only one who can see it. He lives in a foster home for troubled teenagers. Flo is drawn to him because he’s different and so is she.

Things are about to get scary, because Chesterport is not your ordinary suburban town. It’s infested by a coven of dark witches who prey on the young and the elderly. Soon Flo discovers that she’s next on their list of victims, and finds herself fighting a battle she never would have imagined possible.

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Sleeping Tigers

By Holly Robinson / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Sleeping Tigers

“It is intelligent, engaging, suspenseful.”

Jordan O’Malley has everything she ever wanted: a job she loves, a beautiful home, and a dependable boyfriend. When her life unravels after a breast cancer scare, Jordan decides to join her wildest childhood friend in San Francisco and track down her drifter brother, Cam, who harbors secrets of his own. When Cam suddenly flees the country, Jordan follows, determined to bring him home. Her journey takes her to the farthest reaches of majestic Nepal, where she encounters tests–and truths–about love and family that she never could have imagined. Funny, heartbreaking, and suspenseful, Sleeping Tigers reminds us all that sometimes it’s better to follow your heart instead of a plan.

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5 Free Highly Rated Novels on Kindle 10-10-12

Hush

By Anne Frasier / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Hush

“It was truly well written and kept me on the edge of my seat for the entire book.”

It’s criminal profiler Ivy Dunlap’s job to unravel the psyches of the most dangerous men alive. None haunts her dreams more than the killer who took her son’s life sixteen years ago, then silently disappeared into the dark. Now an urgent request for help from the Chicago police has reawakened Ivy’s greatest nightmare. The Madonna Murderer has returned to fulfill his calling. This time Ivy understands the killer and will face her greatest fear to stop him from killing again.

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Ridiculous

By D.L. Carter / Genre: Romance / Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Ridiculous

“Snappy dialogue, offbeat characters, an original plot – well done!”

After the death of her miserly cousin Antony North, Millicent Boarder is determined her family should never be poor or vulnerable again. To protect them she conceals her cousin’s death and assumes his identity. Now she must face the Ton and the world as Mr. North and accept the price she must pay for her family’s safety — she will never be loved.
Which means, of course, at this point she will meet the perfect man.

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The Summer I Learned to Dive

By Shannon McCrimmon / Genre: Young Adult, Romance / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

The Summer I Learned to Dive

“Even though I think the book was written with young adults in mind, I think any age will enjoy reading it, I know I did and I am a grandma.”

Since the time she was a little girl, eighteen-year-old Finley “Finn” Hemmings has always lived her life according to a plan, focused and driven with no time for the average young adult’s carefree experiences. On the night of her high school graduation, things take a dramatic turn when she discovers that her mother has been keeping a secret from her—a secret that causes Finn to do something she had never done before—veer off her plan. In the middle of the night, Finn packs her bags and travels by bus to Graceville, SC seeking the truth. In Graceville, Finn has experiences that change her life forever; a summer of love, forgiveness and revelations. She learns to take chances, to take the plunge and to dive right in to what life has to offer.

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Mad Science Institute

By Sechin Tower / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Science Fiction / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Mad Science Institute

“The characters and plot were very well done.”

Sophia “Soap” Lazarcheck is a girl genius with a knack for making robots-and for making robots explode. After her talents earn her admission into a secretive university institute, she is swiftly drawn into a conspiracy more than a century in the making. Meanwhile and without her knowledge, her cousin Dean wages a two-fisted war of vengeance against a villainous genius and his unwashed minions.

Separately, the cousins must pit themselves against murderous thugs, experimental weaponry, lizard monsters, and a nefarious doomsday device. When their paths finally meet up, they will need to risk everything to prevent a mysterious technology from bringing civilization to a sudden and very messy end.

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Post-Apocalyptic Nomadic Warriors

By Benjamin Wallace / Genre: Action & Adventure, Humor, Science Fiction / Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Post-Apocalyptic Nomadic Warriors

“Very funny and very engaging.”

The post-apocalyptic world isn’t that bad. Sure, there are mutants. But, for the people of New Hope, daily life isn’t so much a struggle of finding food or medicine as it is trying to find a new shortstop for their kickball team.

This makes it difficult for a post-apocalyptic warrior to find work.

Thankfully, an army full of killers is making its way to the peaceful town and plans to raze it to the ground. Only a fully trained post-apocalyptic-nomadic warrior can stop them.

Two have offered their services. One is invited to help. The other is sent to roam the wasteland. Did the townspeople make the right decision? Will they be saved? Did they find a shortstop? What’s with all the bears?

Find out in Post-Apocalyptic Nomadic Warriors, a fast-paced action and adventure novel set in a horrific future that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

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Crazy in Paradise, The Deepest Cut, Yesterday’s Gone, The Beautiful Evil and City of Darkness: 10-09-12

Crazy in Paradise

By Deborah Brown / Genre: Humor, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Crazy in Paradise

“Sit back, read and enjoy.”

Dying in the middle of the summer in the Florida Keys is sweaty business.Welcome to Tarpon Cove. Madison Westin has inherited her aunt’s beachfront motel in the Florida Keys. Trouble is she’s also inherited a slew of colorful tenant’s – drunks, ex-cons, and fugitives.

Only one problem: First, she has to wrestle control from a conniving lawyer and shady motel manager.

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The Deepest Cut

By J.A. Templeton / Genre: Horror, Young Adult, Paranormal Romance / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

The Deepest Cut

“AMAZING! Should be a movie!!!”

Sixteen-year-old Riley Williams has been able to see ghosts since the car crash that took her mother’s life and shattered her family. Guilt-ridden over the belief that she’s somehow responsible for her mom’s death, Riley is desperate to see her mother’s elusive spirit to gain her forgiveness.

When her father moves the family to Scotland so they can all start over, Riley believes her life couldn’t get worse–that is until the ghost of nineteen-year-old Ian MacKinnon catches her purposely cutting herself. An uneasy truce quickly turns into friendship, and soon Riley’s falling hard for Ian.

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Yesterday’s Gone: Episode 7

By David Wright / Genre: Horror, Science Fiction / Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Yesterday's Gone: Episode 7

“Amazing characters and great writing!”

What happened to the world?
Who will survive?
Who will be next to die?
Are their loved ones lost forever?

Yesterday’s Gone Season Two kicks off with Episode 7, beginning five months after the stunning cliffhanger from Season One.

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The Beautiful Evil

By Robbi Bryant / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

The Beautiful Evil

“Fast paced and thrilling!”

Constance Sartone Jacobson never recovered the sudden death of her father when she was only five. Devastated by her husband’s death and the scandal that ensues, Constance’s mother, Madeline, does little to comfort her scared and lonely daughter. With nowhere to turn, Constance protects herself by closing off her emotions.

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City of Darkness

By Kim Wright / Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

City of Darkness

“I would highly recommend this book to anyone who loves mysteries and late Victoriana Stories.”

City of Darkness takes place in 1888 London, where Jack the Ripper roams the streets with impunity and Scotland Yard seems helpless to stop him.

The science of forensics is in its infancy but a few detectives – Trevor Welles among them – recognize that they are dealing with a different sort of killer, a “modern criminal” who chooses his victims at random. If Jack is to be caught, he won’t be caught with Scotland Yard’s normal methods of deduction for there is no logic to this madness.

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Free for 10-08-12: Always the Baker Never the Bride, Beyond Hades, Grave’s End, Wings of a Dream and Wearing the Spider

Always the Baker, Never the Bride

By Sandra D. Bricker / Genre: Romance, Religious Fiction / Rating: 3.6 out of 5 stars

Always the Baker, Never the Bride

“All in all, this was a good book and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a cute, light, funny read.”

They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too.

But who would want a cake they couldn’t eat?

Just ask Emma Rae Travis about that. A baker of confections who is diabetic and can’t enjoy them. When Emma meets Jackson Drake, the escapee from Corporate America who is starting a wedding destination hotel to fulfill a dream that belonged to someone else, this twosome and their crazy family ties bring new meaning to the term “family circus.” The Atlanta social scene will never be the same!

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Beyond Hades

By Luke Romyn / Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Beyond Hades

“As a fantasy, fiction, mythology, historical, futuristic reading fan…This book has it all!”

What if mythology isn’t myth? The ancient Greeks told fabulously detailed stories involving unbelievable creatures – monsters dominating all tales from that time. Were they just highly imaginative, or was their inspiration from somewhere else?

Doctor Talbot Harrison, a professor in archeology, receives a phone call one day which will destroy everything he perceives as reality. His brother has been mysteriously killed and within moments the United States Military appear at his door, literally dragging him from his home. Thrown into a helicopter under intense armed guard, it doesn’t take long until they are attacked by something which cannot possibly exist, something drawn to destroy the one man who can stop the beasts from a land beyond Hades….

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Grave’s End: A True Ghost Story

By Elaine Mercado / Genre: Religion & Spirituality / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Grave's End: A True Ghost Story

“I just want to say that this book truly scared me!”

When Elaine Mercado and her first husband bought their home in Brooklyn, N. Y., in 1982, they had no idea that they and their two young daughters were embarking on a thirteen-year nightmare.

Within a few days of moving in, Elaine and her older daughter began to experience the sensation of being watched. Then came scratching noises and weird smells, followed by voices whispering, maniacal laughter, shadowy figures scurrying along baseboards, and small balls of light bouncing along the ceilings. From the beginning of the haunting, “suffocating dreams” were experienced by everyone except the younger daughter. These eventually accelerated to physical aggression directed at Elaine and both the girls.

This book is the true story of how one family tried to cope with living in a haunted house. It also describes how, with the help of parapsychologist Dr. Hans Holzer and medium Marisa Anderson, the family discovered the tragic and heartbreaking secrets buried in the house at Grave’s End.

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Wings of a Dream

By Anne Mateer / Genre: Religious Fiction / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Wings of a Dream

“I highly recommend this book for fans of historical fiction!”

Debut Author Delivers Sweet Heartwarming Historical FictionRebekah Hendricks dreams of a life far beyond her family’s farm in Oklahoma, and when dashing aviator Arthur Samson promised adventure in the big city, she is quick to believe he’s the man she’s meant to marry. While she waits for the Great War to end and Arthur to return to her so they can pursue all their plans, her mother’s sister falls ill. Rebekah seizes the opportunity to travel to Texas to care for Aunt Adabelle, seeing this chance to be closer to Arthur’s training camp as God’s approval of her plans.But the Spanish flue epidemic changes everything. Faced with her aunt’s death, Arthur’s indecisiveness, and four children who have no one else to care for them, Rebeka is torn between the desire to escape the type of life she’s always led and the unexpected love that just might change the dream of her heart.

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Wearing the Spider

By Susan Schaab / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Romance / Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Wearing the Spider

“Beautifully written and very believable, this book grabbed me within the first few pages, and I soon found I couldn’t put it down.”

A female lawyer’s identity is hijacked and misused by a ruthless partner of her Manhattan law firm who engages in email impersonation, political gamesmanship and electronic forgery to set her up in a scheme that ultimately leads to murder. She embarks on a clandestine investigation while dodging the FBI, risking her life as well as her career.

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5 Free eBooks 10-07-12: Memoir of a Mermaid, Forty Years Later, Legends of Tsalagee, Blue Like Elvis and Detour to Dusk

Memoir of a Mermaid: When, At Last, He Found Me

By Adrianna Stepiano / Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Memoir of a Mermaid: When, At Last, He Found Me

“Full of adventure and suspense and with a touch of a love story, this book had me very interested right until the end.”

Seraphin Shedd wanted her high school graduation day to be different, and by different, she meant ordinary. In a life led by tragedy, a break from the flashbacks would have been a welcomed relief. Instead, after the disappearance of her beloved teacher, Ms. Dorah Zebedee, her memories became increasingly more vivid. Only one person, Joseph Merrick, knows where to find Ms. Z, but he’s not eager to help. Unaccommodating and mysterious, Joseph brings Seraphin to an emotional breaking point. If she can learn to trust him, she just might uncover the mystery behind her heartbreaking past. Though, she can’t help but wonder if his interest in her is purely for personal gain, or will he prove to be a loyal friend?

Free as of 10/07/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Forty Years Later

By Steven Jay Griffel / Genre: Drama, Arts & Entertainment / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Forty Years Later

“A beautiful story beautifully told.”

Jill Black, a “one hit wonder” Hollywood screenwriter, is consumed with a last chance to write and direct her own film. Success will reinvigorate her career. Failure will end it. When a pompous studio “suit” begins to undermine her authority and threatens to kill her project, the pressure forces her to spin from rage to murderous madness as she ensnares David in her plans.

Love and betrayal. Revenge and redemption. For some it ends happily. For others it all comes undone in this fast-paced drama of Baby Boomers trying to hang on to their lives, their families, and their Woodstock dreams. A riveting debut novel of suspense and humor, masterfully told by Steven Jay Griffel.

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Legends of Tsalagee

By Phil Truman / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Romance / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Legends of Tsalagee

“I would highly recommend this book to all types of people.”

Legends from a small town come in many forms. Near Tsalagee, Oklahoma a monster lurks and an infamous 19th Century outlaw’s booty lays hidden. When two renegade bikers ride into town looking to find the Lost Treasure of Belle Starr, local legends Hayward Yost and Socrates Ninekiller suspect the ruffians’ involvement in the murder of a local farmer; a man rumored to have knowledge of the lost treasure’s location…and its curse. As events unfold, others in the community are drawn into the hunt.

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Blue Like Elvis

By Diane Moody / Genre: Religious Fiction, Romance / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Blue Like Elvis

“Being an Elvis fan, I had to read this book.”

Do you remember where you were the day Elvis died?
I do. I know exactly where I was.
I was there.

In the spring of 1977, Shelby Colter moved back to Memphis, Tennessee hoping to make a fresh start after breaking off her engagement. Working as a patient representative hostess at Baptist Memorial Hospital–the world’s largest private hospital–she’s thrilled with her new job, assisting patients with their non-medical needs. She has to laugh at her colorful co-workers who constantly chat about Elvis-sightings. After all, Baptist Memorial was “Elvis’s hospital.”

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Detour to Dusk

By Linell Jeppsen / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Detour to Dusk

“I recommend it to anyone who is a fan of vampires and even more to those who are not because they will enjoy reading about the adventures of these creatures.”

A ragged band of vampires are cutting a bloody path of destruction from Alaska to Washington State! As frost turns the leaves gold and paints the high mountain treetops silver, hundreds of hunters arrive in Swan Valley for their annual deer hunt. What they don’t know is an outcast band of vampires have arrived, as well. Raphael Goldhawk, king of the high vampire council, has decreed the taking of human life unlawful. Raul Stannard, an ancient enemy of the half-human king, is determined to overthrow the council, even if it means the exposure and eventual annihilation of the vampire race.

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