Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 08-25-14

Untimed: a Time Travel Adventure (Rules of the Regulator Book 1)

By Andy Gavin / Genre: Epic, Fantasy / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (174 reviews)

Untimed: a Time Travel Adventure (Rules of the Regulator Book 1)

Untimed is an action-packed time travel novel by Andy Gavin, author of The Darkening Dream and creator of Crash Bandicoot and Jak & Daxter.

Charlie’s the kind of boy that no one notices. Hell, his own mother can’t remember his name. So when a mysterious clockwork man tries to kill him in modern day Philadelphia, and they tumble through a hole into 1725 London, Charlie realizes even the laws of time don’t take him seriously. Still, this isn’t all bad. Who needs school when you can learn about history first hand, like from Ben Franklin himself. And there’s this girl… Yvaine… another time traveler. All good. Except for the rules: boys only travel into the past and girls only into the future. And the baggage: Yvaine’s got a baby boy and more than her share of ex-boyfriends. Still, even if they screw up history — like accidentally let the founding father be killed — they can just time travel and fix it, right? But the future they return to is nothing like Charlie remembers. To set things right, he and his scrappy new girlfriend will have to race across the centuries, battling murderous machines from the future, jealous lovers, reluctant parents, and time itself.

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Burn for Me (a Fighting Fire novella) (Entangled Brazen)

By Lauren Blakely / Genre: Single Authors, Short Stories / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (127 reviews)

Burn for Me (a Fighting Fire novella) (Entangled Brazen)

She’s the one fire he can’t put out…

Jamie Lansing has had it bad for firefighter Smith Grayson for as long as they’ve been friends. Yes, he’s ridiculously charming and she might stare a little too long at his abs, but his dirty-talking, rough-around-the-edges ways aren’t for her. Plus, she knows that as a serial dater, Smith isn’t the type to settle down. But then a terrible, fantastic, mind-blowing mistake leaves her body craving more than one night.

Smith Grayson has only ever had eyes for one woman in town–his best friend Jamie. But convincing her a relationship between them will work is next to impossible with her refusing to see beyond his past. But when she asks for a week of no-strings-attached sex to get him out of her system, Smith knows this is his one chance to prove he’s not just the man she needs in her bed, but the man she needs in her life.

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Burden of Sisyphus (Brink of Distinction)

By Jon Messenger / Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (83 reviews)

Burden of Sisyphus (Brink of Distinction)

Between the alien Alliance and the Terran Empire, a neutral zone stretches between the galaxies, a demilitarized zone that was established 150 years previous, following the Great War. The peace accord granted a semblance of peace to the universe. The peace, however, is a facade, and it is the responsibility of Michael Vance and his covert operations team to maintain that illusion. Recently, the Alliance lost contact with one of their outposts near the neutral zone. Surveillance scans show an abandoned city and no signs of life. The Alliance does what it always does: send in the best. But an unexpected betrayal leaves Vance and his team stranded. Worse, the city that was supposed to be dead is quite alive. And the monsters that now roam its streets are slaughtering his team, one at a time.

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Heavenly

By A.M. Evanston / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (49 reviews)

Heavenly

One angry angel a misstep away from being demoted. One fiery redhead who’s well-known for making trouble. What could possibly go wrong?

When Chloe Molloy starts seeing a blond-haired, grey-eyed man that nobody else can, she’s sure she’s going nuts. This mysterious guy calls himself Dmitri and says he’s her guardian angel who is supposed to help her get together with gorgeous bachelor Trevor Malone. She finds it hard to believe Dmitri was sent by God—the guy is irritating, obnoxious, and blunt. Still she has no other choice but to follow along with his idiotic plot. It’s only as time goes on that she begins to realize that Dmitri may be her guardian angel after all.

There’s only one problem. She’s falling in love with him. Their passion is forbidden. Outlawed. Prohibited. It’s also unstoppable.

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Rumors (Lingering Echoes)

By Erica Kiefer / Genre: Young Adult / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (54 reviews)

Rumors (Lingering Echoes)

Allie Collins wants nothing more than to forget the past and move beyond the recent death of her beloved cousin. If only it were that simple. Upon returning for her senior year of high school, rumors quickly spread about the tragic summer accident that left the school’s star athlete grieving in the shadows. Now, the last thing Allie wants is the limelight. But the relentless pressure for normalcy from her friends and family leaves her with no choice but to surrender. Rejoining her basketball team and spending time with popular boys might seem like the perfect senior year, yet Allie struggles to embrace this identity that once came so naturally. With the help of a special teacher, she learns that some things cut so deep, the scar lasts forever. Sometimes you can’t go back to the way things were, but must find the way to become who you are meant to be. Still, tragedy is no stranger to Allie. As the gossip swirls, influencing Allie’s every decision, the events that unfold will draw readers into a well of emotion in Rumor’s, a Lingering Echoes Novella. Rumor’s is a prequel novella to the best selling book: Lingering Echoes by Erica Kiefer.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 08-24-14

Drunk In Love: An Original Love Story

By Tiece / Genre: Urban / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (245 reviews)

Drunk In Love: An Original Love Story

How can one song be so strong and intoxicating that it nearly makes a woman leave her husband for another man?

Olivia is a sexy, independent, business woman who’s been married to Mark for six years. He is everything that Olivia wants in a husband, except for the fact that he’s a quick pumper and extremely boring in bed. He has no thrill or desire of being able to please her which sends her in the arms of another man.

At the beat of a song, Zay erotically sweeps Olivia off of her feet. He’s a handsome, well educated, wealthy bachelor that can catch any woman’s attention. However, he’s put them on hold just to win over Olivia.

What happens when vows are broken, boundaries are crossed, and friends become enemies? Will Olivia fight for a sexless, mind-numbing marriage or will she keep grinding on that wood and riding Zay like a surfboard? All is fair in love and war, but all bets are off when Zay and Olivia unexpectedly find themselves Drunk In Love.

This novel is sassy, edgy, amusing and life like.

Free as of 08/24/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Tattler’s Branch

By Jan Watson / Genre: Historical, Religious & Inspirational Fiction / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (59 reviews)

Tattler's Branch

Lilly Corbett Still has grown to love her life as the small-town doctor of Skip Rock, a tiny coal community in the Kentucky mountains. Though her husband, Tern, is away for a few months at a mining job, Lilly has her hands full with her patients and her younger sister visiting for the summer.

Lilly turns to her good friend and neighbor, Armina, to help keep things in order—until a mysterious chain of events leaves Armina bedridden and an abandoned baby on her doorstep. Lilly works to uncover the truth, unaware of what a mess she’s found herself in until a break-in at her clinic puts her on high alert. As she struggles between what is right and what is safe, Lilly must discover the strength of her resilient country neighbors, her God, and herself.

Free as of 08/24/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Rising (The Rising Series)

By Holly Kelly / Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (261 reviews)

Rising (The Rising Series)

In a war between the humans and the inhabitants of the sea-humans will lose. Xanthus Dimitriou-the most lethal Dagonian to rise from the ocean-is on a mission to save mankind from annihilation. But first there’s one small thing he needs to do… kill a beautiful young woman in a wheelchair. Killing her doesn’t start out as part of his plan. He entrenches himself deep in the human world. Aligning himself with his enemies, he prepares to send them to Triton to face their punishment. Then Sara Taylor rolls onto the scene. Xanthus knows at once she’s a criminal. And her crime? Being born. She’s a human/Dagonian half-breed, an abomination. Killing her should be an easy job. All he has to do is break into her apartment, slit her throat, and feed her body to the sharks. Simple, right? Wrong. If only she weren’t so beautiful, so innocent, so sweet… Saving the world may have to wait. It appears Xanthus has a woman to save. But protecting her may cost him his own life.

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HAPPY PANTS CAFE (THE HAPPY PANTS SERIES Book 1)

By Mimi Jean Pamfiloff / Genre: Satire, Humor & Satire / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (58 reviews)

HAPPY PANTS CAFE (THE HAPPY PANTS SERIES Book 1)

The Happy Pants Café has no public information—no website, no address, no phone number—and it doesn’t show up on any map, either. Yet, there’s a line of single women around the block, waiting to get inside. And when they come out, their smiling faces don’t look like coffee buzzes. (Or afterglows.)

So what could they possibly be doing inside?

Harper Branton thinks she knows their dirty little secret, and it’s just the story to save her mess of a journalistic career. There’s just one problem: her competition. He’s sexy, he’s arrogant, and he’s about turn Harper’s life upside down with a few secrets of his own.

Free as of 08/24/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Lost In Minecraft: A Minecraft Novel Ft Sky and Captain Sparklez

By James Green / Genre: Fantasy, Action & Adventure / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (611 reviews)

Lost In Minecraft: A Minecraft Novel Ft Sky and Captain Sparklez

Sky and Sparklez were struck with the painful realization that this was no longer a video game. This was real life. What they had once played as a hobby had become something far more powerful. But why? What had caused them to teleport into this blocky world?

The duo must travel through the Minecraft world, trying to uncover the mystery of their new lives and what brought them here. Minecraft may have just been a video game, but now it has become the challenging fight for survival against the viscous mobs and a previously unknown mythical character of greater power, Herobrine.

Follow the adventures of Sky, Sparklez and Jerome in this epic Minecraft Novel, Lost in Minecraft!

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 08-23-14

Thicker than Blood (Thicker than Blood series Book 1)

By C. J. Darlington / Genre: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (193 reviews)

Thicker than Blood (Thicker than Blood series Book 1)
Two estranged sisters, one a rare book dealer, the other a cattle rancher, meet again after fifteen years.

Christy Williams finally has her life on track. She’s putting her past behind her and working hard to build a career as an antiquarian book buyer. She could never imagine that a stolen first edition of “For Whom the Bell Tolls” would lead her back to the sister she abandoned fifteen years ago. With her life in danger, can May’s Triple Cross Ranch be the safe haven Christy’s searching for? Will the sisters realize before it’s too late that each possesses what the other desperately needs?

Free as of 08/23/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Totlandia: Book 1 (Humorous Contemporary Women’s Fiction): The Onesies – Fall

By Josie Brown / Genre: General Humor, Humor & Satire / Rating: 3.6 out of 5 stars (118 reviews)

Totlandia: Book 1 (Humorous Contemporary Women's Fiction): The Onesies - Fall

The Pacific Heights Moms & Tots Club is the most exclusive children’s playgroup in all of San Francisco. For the city’s ultra-competitive elite, the club’s ten annual spots are the ultimate parenting prize.

But not everyone is PHM&TC material. The club’s founder, Bettina Connaught Cross, adheres to strict membership rules: Moms only. No single parents or working mothers allowed. Membership is an arduous commitment. And there’s no room in the club for scandal, bad behavior, or imperfection…from tots or their moms.

In a world of power and prestige, no one has more than Bettina. And as every mom in Pacific Heights knows, you simply cannot cross her. But this year’s admissions process is more rigorous than ever, pitting prospective members against each other to prove their mettle.

But four of the six candidates vying for the remaining four slots have a secret that would knock them out of the running. Jade is a former stripper and porn actress, who has been absent for most of her son’s life. Jillian’s husband cleaned out their joint accounts and left her for his pregnant assistant. Ally never even had a husband–just a sperm donor–and she’s hiding a high-ranking corporate job. And Lorna fears that her son may have special needs… just the excuse her sister-in-law, Bettina, needs to deny her entry to the club.

Can these hopeful moms keep up appearances long enough to outlast the competition? Or will their chances–and their private lives–go up in flames?

Friendship. Lies. Seduction. Betrayal. Welcome to Totlandia.

Free as of 08/23/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

I Remember You

By Scarlett Metal / Genre: Short Stories, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (90 reviews)

I Remember You

Lance never got over his teenage love despite years of trying to forget her with alcohol, music, and other women.

Samantha dated lots of different guys after Lance, guys most girls would love to have even a chance with. No one can make her happy though; she compares them all to Lance.

Fate brings them together when Lance is in town for some family business. They end up spending a passionate night together but can they be more? Can they finally find their happily ever after?

Free as of 08/23/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

In Spades (The Mirrored Series Book 1)

By K Pinson / Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Romance / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (80 reviews)

In Spades (The Mirrored Series Book 1)

Avalynn has been running from her past for a couple of years now….never very far…but extremely fast.

With an alcoholic father, a void of a mother, and a town full of gossip, she struggles to find her place in the world.

The only thing that saved her from her own path of self-destruction was her beautiful little sister, her miracle, Abby.

Desperately trying to save Abby she plots to take her away, yet the plan goes dangerously astray…leaving Avalynn beaten and broken in what once was the hallway mirror in her childhood home.

Abby is the only thing she cares about…until she meets him…

The man that can shatter her entire world with one glance.

Their relationship is roller coaster ride from start to finish. One that Avalynn never wants to get off of, but she may not have a choice.

Her happily ever after is coming to a screeching halt yet again…

Free as of 08/23/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Kasadya Hellhound Awakened

By Karen Swart / Genre: Paranormal & Urban, Fantasy / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (77 reviews)

Kasadya Hellhound Awakened

In a constant battle between good and evil, evil is dominating the battlefield and leading mankind to its destruction. With our Creator’s intervention, a creature destined to conquer and destroy is created. He gives mankind hellhounds to fight back and reclaim freedom.

Join seventeen year old Kasadya Levourne as she fights against evil to protect us. With each step, she faces destruction, and yet she has the talent to give it back tenfold. Stubborn and hard-headed she makes her mark in the Fallen world and starts a battle none can escape. Not even her trainer, the very attractive Chax de Luca, was prepared for her presence.

Will evil prevail? Or will Kas and her Fallen friends succeed in protecting us against it? Hold on to your seats, this is going to be one hell of a ride.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 08-22-14

The Secret Agent: In Search of America’s Greatest World War II Spy (Kindle Single)

By Stephan Talty / Genre: Military, Leaders & Notable People, Biographies & Memoirs / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (256 reviews)

The Secret Agent: In Search of America's Greatest World War II Spy (Kindle Single)

Eric Erickson was the most important American spy of World War II. He also had a secret to keep.

In 1942, the Brooklyn-born Erickson was a millionaire oil mogul who volunteered for a dangerous mission inside the Third Reich: locating the top-secret synthetic oil plants that kept the German war machine running. To fool the Nazis, Erickson played the role of a collaborator. He hung a portrait of Hitler in his apartment and “disowned” his Jewish best friend, then flew to Berlin, where he charmed Himmler and signed lucrative oil deals with the architects of the Final Solution. All the while, he was visiting the oil refineries and passing their coordinates to Allied Bomber Command, who destroyed the plants in a series of B-17 raids, helping to end the war early.

After the war, Erickson’s was revealed as a secret agent and received the Medal of Freedom for his bravery. William Holden even played him in a hit Hollywood movie. For a brief moment in the early ’60s, Erickson was the most famous spy in the world. His secret? He hadn’t played a Nazi collaborator. He’d actually been one – a war profiteer who’d made millions of trading with Hitler before having a change of heart. Black-listed by the Allies and disowned by his family, Erickson had volunteered for the spy mission in order to redeem himself, and ended up saving thousands of Allied lives.

Based on newly-discovered archives in Sweden, The Secret Agent is a riveting piece of narrative nonfiction that tells the true story of Erickson’s remarkable life for the first time.

Free as of 08/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

A Night to Forget (Emma’s Story Series, #1)

By Jessica Wood / Genre: Coming of Age / Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (107 reviews)

A Night to Forget (Emma's Story Series, #1)

A Night to Forget is the first book in the two-book series, Emma’s Story. The second book in the series, The Day to Remember, is currently available.

What happens in Cancun doesn’t always stay in Cancun.

When Emma Anderson and her friends decided to spend their senior year Spring Break in Cancun, she expected some crazy memories to end their final college days. What Emma didn’t expect was to meet Brandon Fisher. Tall and sexy, with dimples that would make any girl swoon, Brandon Fisher was literally the man of Emma’s dreams. She couldn’t quite believe that this stranger, who seduced her every night in her dreams, actually existed.

After serendipitously bumping into each other, Emma could not resist Brandon’s pull and spent an unforgettable night with him. Passing it off as a spring break fling, Emma never expected to see Brandon again. But when she started her first day at her new job a few months later, there he was. The only problem was, Brandon didn’t even remember her.

Free as of 08/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

That Bear Ate My Pants! Adventures of a real Idiot Abroad

By Tony James Slater / Genre: Memoirs, Biographies & Memoirs / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (324 reviews)

That Bear Ate My Pants! Adventures of a real Idiot Abroad

There comes a time in every man’s life when he says to himself, “Holy Sh*t! I’m about to be eaten by a bear!”  Tony James Slater went to Ecuador, determined to become a man. It never occurred to him that ‘or die trying’ might be an option… The trouble with volunteering in a South American animal refuge is that everything wants a piece of you. And the trouble with being Tony, is that most of them got one. Just how do you ‘look after’ something that’s trying its damnedest to kill you and eat you? And how do you find love when you a) don’t speak the language, and b) are constantly covered in excrement and entrails? If only he’d had some relevant experience. Other than owning a pet rabbit when he was nine. And if only he’d bought some travel insurance… That Bear Ate My Pants is the hilarious tale of one man’s quest to better himself. Whether losing a machete fight with a tree, picking dead tarantulas out of a tank of live ones or sewing the head back on to a partially decapitated crocodile, Tony’s misadventures are ridiculous, unbelievable and always entertaining. Long before Sky One got involved, there were already plenty of Idiots Abroad. This is the story of one of them… This book is now the first in a series, following Tony’s adventures through the UK and Thailand in ‘Don’t Need The Whole Dog!’, and around Australia in ‘Kamikaze Kangaroos!’ They can be read separately or together just as easily.

Free as of 08/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

While Love Stirs (The Gregory Sisters Book #2): A Novel

By Lorna Seilstad / Genre: Romance, Religious & Inspirational Fiction / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (97 reviews)

While Love Stirs (The Gregory Sisters Book #2): A Novel

After graduating from Fannie Farmer’s School of Cookery in 1910, Charlotte Gregory is ready to stir things up. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to travel, lecture, and give cooking demonstrations on the very latest kitchen revolution–the gas stove–and certainly doesn’t mind that the gas company has hired the handsome Lewis Mathis to perform at her lectures. Lewis encourages her work, especially her crusade to introduce fresh, appetizing, nutritious food to those convalescing in hospitals. But young hospital superintendent Dr. Joel Brooks is not convinced any changes should be made–especially by this outspoken young woman.

When Charlotte and Joel are coerced into planning a fund-raising gala for the hospital, will this combustible pair explode?

Fan favorite Lorna Seilstad is back with a breezy, lighthearted love triangle that will keep readers guessing. Attention to historic detail adorns the timeless story of a young woman looking for true love and making her way in a rapidly changing world.

Free as of 08/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

The Bionics

By Alicia Michaels / Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction / Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (88 reviews)

The Bionics

All I ever wanted was to be a normal girl. I had dreams of joining the ranks of the Military Police and making my family proud. But the nuclear war that laid waste to our country destroyed any hope I had of being normal ever again. They took everything away from me, including my humanity. I am now half-human, half-machine, part of the never-ending freak show that is the Restoration Project. They hate what they created and they fear us for being powerful. And so they hunt us, destroying our lives so that they can bury what they built. What they don’t know is this: there is a Resistance out there and The Bionics aren’t going down without a fight.

Free as of 08/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 08-21-14

Undeclared (The Woodlands Book 1)

By Jen Frederick / Genre: Coming of Age / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (235 reviews)

Undeclared (The Woodlands Book 1)

For four years, Grace Sullivan wrote to a Marine she never met, and fell in love. But when his deployment ended, so did the letters. Ever since that day, Grace has been coasting, academically and emotionally. The one thing she’s decided? No way is Noah Jackson — or any man — ever going to break her heart again.

Noah has always known exactly what he wants out of life. Success. Stability. Control. That’s why he joined the Marines and that’s why he’s fighting his way — literally — through college. Now that he’s got the rest of his life on track, he has one last conquest: Grace Sullivan. But since he was the one who stopped writing, he knows that winning her back will be his biggest battle yet.

Free as of 08/21/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Secret Sister

By Emelle Gamble / Genre: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (107 reviews)

Secret Sister

“Secret Sister is compulsively readable. I defy anyone not to race through the pages to find out what happens to Cathy and Nick — and Nick and Roxanne!” Patricia Gaffney, New York Times Best-selling author of The Saving Graces

“Lovers of women’s fiction have a new must-read! Secret Sister by Emelle Gamble has it all . . . romance, drama, and suspense . . . I could not put it down.” Beth Harbison, New York Time’s best-selling author of Chose The Wrong Guy, Gave Him The Wrong Finger and Shoe Addicts Anonymous

To their friends, Nick and Cathy Chance have the perfect marriage. High school sweethearts who’ve been together for ten years, they’ve weathered challenges and are as committed as they were when they first fell in love. Cathy trusts Nick, Nick’s world revolves around his wife, and the future looks golden.

To everyone who knows them, Cathy Chance and Roxanne Ruiz have a perfect friendship. They connected in grade school and since then have been each other’s confidant and trusted advisor. Cathy loves the gorgeous Roxanne like a sister, Roxanne has fun-loving Cathy’s back in every situation, though lately there’s been tension between these two best friends . . .

And then, on a sunny summer morning, the unthinkable occurs, throwing into doubt the truth of what each of these people really know about themselves and one another.

Will Roxanne’s sacrifice be too little, and too late? Should Nick’s love for his wife be strong enough to risk trusting his heart more than logic? Can Cathy’s devotion to Nick give her enough strength to convince him to see her for who she really is?

SECRET SISTER proves how strong, how stubborn, and how trustworthy love can be as Nick and Cathy and Roxanne are challenged to overcome the secrets, the lies . . . and one extraordinary twist of fate that turns their lives upside down.

Free as of 08/21/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Rancher’s Girl: (Book One of the Rancher Series)

By Jeanne Harrell / Genre: Westerns / Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (84 reviews)

Rancher's Girl: (Book One of the Rancher Series)

When pretty Lily Cable moves to a small town in Nevada to rebuild her life, the last thing on her mind was falling for local rancher Sandy Johnson. Neither was remotely interested in any romance. But they had more in common than they thought: He’s a cowboy poet and she loved Jane Austen novels. They might have had a chance when old family secrets are exposed that throw their love in jeopardy.

Free as of 08/21/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Chasing Hope

By Kathryn Cushman / Genre: Christian, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (80 reviews)

Chasing Hope

A Personal Drama of Shattered Dreams and Second Chances

A talented runner fully committed to Olympic dreams, Sabrina Rice’s future was shattered by a devastating diagnosis. One forfeited scholarship and several years later, she has new goals and dreams that have nothing to do with running–something that’s become far too painful to think on.

Until the day she sees Brandy Philip running across the community college campus, easily outpacing security. Sabrina immediately recognizes world-class speed, and it’s all the more painful that it belongs to a teenage graffiti artist. When a chance encounter brings the two young women together, Sabrina becomes Brandy’s best hope for staying out of juvenile hall. Soon, Sabrina begins to feel an uncomfortable nudge that her new life is just about to be toppled…that God may be calling her to minister to this talented but troubled girl.

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Blue Rose (Alana’s Story): A Flowering Novel

By Sarah Daltry / Genre: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (42 reviews)

Blue Rose (Alana's Story): A Flowering Novel

Warning: This book deals with topics of abuse and may trigger reactions in people who have experienced those things in their own lives. It remains a story about healing, but it’s not always an easy journey.

“Four. My life has been shaped by four people. Four men, to be more specific. My father, my stepfather, my best friend, and my boyfriend. The first two shaped it in horrible ways, but what I am, who I am, is all because of four men.”

Over the last twenty years, I’ve learned how to keep secrets. It doesn’t really matter, since everyone already seems to think they know everything about me. So I hide. I avoid confrontation, I treat Xanax like a magic pill that will make it all go away, and I become everything they think I am. A slut. A whore. Nothing but trash.

I can only name two guys who have ever made me feel like I was more than that. Jack is my best friend and I’ve loved him since I met him. Now, though, he’s in love… with someone else, and I guess I need to get over him. Somehow.

And then there’s Dave. The guy I never gave a chance. The guy I used almost as much as people used me, because I wanted to pretend I was someone worth loving. Two years have passed since we last spoke, but I don’t know how to stop thinking about him.

My new therapist is making me face my past, and she tells me that life inevitably changes without our permission. I believe it, but I know what I am. I hear what she’s saying to me, and I want to try again with Dave, to help Jack find joy, to love myself, and to move on. I just wonder if anyone can do that, really.

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