Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 06-14-13 [Part 2]

The Call of Zulina: Book One in Grace in Africa

By Kay Marshall Strom / Genre: Historical Fiction / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (39 reviews)

The Call of Zulina: Book One in Grace in Africa

Set in 1787 in West Africa, The Call of Zulina opens as the scorching harmattan winds blow. Desperate to avoid marriage to an odious suitor, Grace escapes the family compound only to be caught up in a slave revolt at the fortress of Zulina. Soon, she begins to grasp the brutality and ferocity of the family business. Held for ransom, viciously maimed by a runaway slave, and threatened with death, Grace is finally jerked into reality and comes to sympathize with the plight of the captives. She admires their strength and courage and is genuinely moved by the African Cabeto’s passion, determination, and willingness to sacrifice anything, including his own life, for his people’s freedom.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 06-14-13 [Part 1]

The Forgotten Ones (The Danaan Trilogy)

By Laura Howard / Genre: Coming of Age, Fantasy / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (83 reviews)

The Forgotten Ones (The Danaan Trilogy)

Allison O’Malley’s plan is to go to grad school so she can get a good job and take care of her schizophrenic mother. She has carefully closed herself off from everything else, including a relationship with Ethan, who she’s been in love with for as long as she can remember.

What is definitely not part of the plan is the return of her long-lost father, who claims he can bring Allison’s mother back from the dark place her mind has gone. Allison doesn’t trust her father, so why would she believe his stories about a long forgotten Irish people, the Tuatha de Danaan? But truths have a way of revealing themselves. Secrets will eventually surface. And Allison must learn to set aside her plan and work with her father if there is even a small chance it could restore her mother’s sanity.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 06-13-13

Mrs. Tuesday’s Departure: An Historical Family Saga of World War Two

By Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson / Genre: Historical, Religious Fiction / Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (207 reviews)

Mrs. Tuesday's Departure: An Historical Family Saga of World War Two

When Natalie and Anna, sisters and life-long rivals, hide an abandoned child from the Nazis, their struggle re-opens a star-crossed love triangle, threatening their safety and testing the bonds of their loyalty.

Hungary’s fragile alliance with Germany insured that Natalie, a best selling children’s book author, and her family would be safe as World War Two raged through Europe. The Holocaust that has only been whispered about until now becomes a terrible reality for every Jewish family or those who hide Jews.
Beautiful but troubled Anna, a poet and university professor is losing her tenuous hold on reality, re-igniting a dangerous sibling rivalry that began in childhood.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 06-12-13 [Part 2]

The Ruth Valley Missing

By Amber West / Genre: Humor, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (105 reviews)

The Ruth Valley Missing

Jameson Quinn is sick of trying to find herself in the big city. After a gallery opening ends in a trip to the ER and an argument with her self-involved boyfriend, she decides to take off for the peace and quiet of a small town — Ruth Valley.

The small town has everything Brooklyn lacked: simple people, peaceful surroundings, and a feeling of safety. Jameson even finds the perfect house to rent from the town’s most eligible bachelor, Sheriff Jack. Life is finally headed in a promising direction.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 06-12-13 [Part 1]

The Deposit Slip

By Todd M. Johnson / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (114 reviews)

Deposit Slip, The

When Jared Neaton grew tired of the shady ethics of his big law firm and left to go out on his own, he never expected the wheels to fly off so quickly. One big case collapsing on him has pushed him to the brink and it’s all he can do to scrape by. He can’t risk another bad loss.

Erin Larson is running out of options. In the wake of her father’s death, she found a slim piece of paper–a deposit slip–with an unbelievable amount on it. Ten million dollars. Only the bank claims it has no record of the deposit and stonewalls her attempts to find out more. This lawsuit, her last chance, has brought only intimidation and threats. Now she needs to convince Jared to take a risk, to help her because the money is real. And both need to watch their backs as digging deeper unleashes something far more dangerous than just threats.

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