Best Free Kindle Books: 02-16-13

BLUFF

By Lenore Skomal / Genre: Literary Fiction / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (101 reviews)

BLUFF

“To the medical world, I was a host body, surviving only to bring a new life into the world. And while I wanted to die more than anything in the world, I never wanted this. No, I never wanted to cease to exist. This was the worst death of all.”
Jude Black lives in that in-between, twilight place teetering on death but clinging to life in order to bring her baby into this world. Only she knows the circumstances surrounding her mysterious fall off the bluff that landed her in the hospital being kept alive by medical intervention. Only she knows who the father of her baby is. In this poignantly crafted literary novel, the mystery unfolds and the suspense builds as the consequences of Jude’s decisions threaten to reveal everyone’s deceptions, even her own. BLUFF offers a sensitive look at essential questions such as the value of human life, the consciousness of those in a coma and the morality of terminating life support. At the core is the story of a tragically misunderstood woman who finds peace, acceptance, understanding and even love on her deathbed.

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Free eBooks for Kindle: 02-15-13

Trapped – A Novel of Terror

By J.A. Konrath / Genre: Action & Adventure / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (265 reviews)

Trapped - A Novel of Terror

TERRIFIED…

It was supposed to be a harmless camping trip. Six wayward teenagers who’d run into trouble with the law, and their court-appointed guardians, Sara and Martin Randhurst. Three nights on a small, deserted island off of Michigan’s upper peninsula. A time to bond, to learn, to heal.

Then Martin told a campfire story about the island’s history. Of the old civil war prison hidden in there, and the starving confederate soldiers who resorted to cannibalism to stay alive. Everyone thought it was funny. They even laughed when Martin pretended to be dragged off into the woods.

But Martin didn’t come back. And neither did Sara when she went in search of him.

Then the laughter stopped.

…TO DEATH

The group soon began to realize that this deserted island wasn’t so deserted after all. And perhaps Martin’s ridiculous story had more truth to it than anyone thought.

What’s the most horrifying thing you can imagine?

This is a hundred times worse…

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Today’s List of Best Free Kindle Books: 02-14-13

Wet Desert, a Novel

By Gary Hansen / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (229 reviews)

Wet Desert, a Novel

Grant Stevens, a mid-level manager for the Bureau of Reclamation, only wanted to build dams. He never imagined he would be swept into a desperate race against an environmental terrorist bent on restoring the Colorado River by blowing up the dams. Left temporarily in charge of the Bureau, Grant must react when the first dam is attacked. He faces the unthinkable task of mitigating the massive flood roaring down the Colorado. The flood will eventually threaten the mighty Hoover Dam, and if Hoover fails, the other dams downstream will fall like dominos. Working with the FBI, Grant uses his engineering skills, river knowledge, and plenty of gut instinct in an attempt to outmaneuver the terrorist. The chase will lead all the way downstream to the Gulf of California in a cat and mouse game where the stakes are high and the potential for destruction is enormous.

Whitney Award Finalist. Compared to Tom Clancey by Meridian Magazine.

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Most Popular Free eBooks for Kindle: 02-13-13

30 Pieces of Silver (Book 1 in the Betrayed Series)

By Carolyn McCray / Genre: Men’s Adventure / Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars (735 reviews)

30 Pieces of Silver: An Extremely Controversial Historical Thriller (Book 1 in the Betrayed Series)

A Christian suicide bomber.
John the Baptist’s bones inscribed in ancient Greek.
A dark secret carried from the foot of the crucifixion.

Can science solve the world’s greatest mystery?

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Best Free Kindle Books – 02-12-13

Never Smile at Strangers (Grand Trespass Series, #1)

By Jennifer Minar-Jaynes / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (322 reviews)

Never Smile at Strangers (Grand Trespass Series, #1)

WHEN TEENAGE GIRLS VANISH in what was once considered a safe, Louisiana bayou town, the lives of four desperate young locals take unexpected turns, begging the question: Do you every truly know those closest to you?

When nineteen-year-old Tiffany Perron vanishes from rural Grand Trespass, Louisiana, best friend HALEY LANDRY’s relationship with her boyfriend becomes increasingly strained. To make matters worse, her impressionable younger sister BECKY has begun idolizing an impetuous, seductive 15 year old who’s encouraging her to do dangerous things.

Meanwhile, ERICA DUVALL, a reclusive 19-year-old aspiring writer, befriends Haley. Ten years earlier, Erica’s mother abandoned her, leaving her with the womanizing used car salesman father she loathes. She’s decided to write a novel based on Tiffany’s disappearance; a novel that she hopes will lead to a reunion with her estranged novelist mother.

RACHEL ANDERSON, a 36-year-old mother of two, is having trouble coming to terms with her husband, TOM’s, affair with the missing girl—a relationship that supposedly ended shortly before Tiffany’s disappearance. What’s more, she comes to the blood curdling realization that someone is watching her through the large back windows of her house.

A DISTURBED MAN also lives in the area. Ever since his mother’s murder four years earlier, he’s been raising his insolent teenage sister, ALLIE, who sleeps with truck drivers for money. He considers women to be dangerous—and his world revolves around his fear and hatred for them. He’s terrified of his sister, knowing she’s intent on pushing him over the edge.

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