Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 03-22-13 [Part 1]

Tough Cookie (Maggie Sullivan mysteries)

By M. Ruth Myers / Genre: Historical, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (166 reviews)

Tough Cookie (Maggie Sullivan mysteries)

When Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan is invited to dine with a millionaire, she doesn’t expect the first course to be a gun in her face. It draws her into a gold-plated web of theft, revenge, double crosses and murder.

A big-time swindle has made fools of some of the city’s wealthiest businessmen. The man behind it has vanished. When Maggie begins asking questions, he reappears – dead in the river. But she’s already learned too much. Someone’s out to silence her too.

Armed with her .38 and a nip of gin, Maggie closes in on a killer as a mobster offers a hint, a cop unsettles her with his chemistry, and a woman with deadly potential plays a game by her own rules.

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Free Kindle Books and Deals: 03-21-13 [Part 2]

The Crimson Bond (The Crimson Bond Series, #1)

By Erika Trevathan / Genre: Paranormal, Romance / Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (33 reviews)

The Crimson Bond (The Crimson Bond Series, #1)

When twenty two year old, Brooke Ashcroft, moves from her small town to the city after landing a job at a successful marketing agency, the last thing she expects is to unknowingly meet her boss- gorgeous mogul vampire, Alex Chase, in a bar on her very first night. The immediate intensity between them goes beyond anything she’s experienced and she soon finds out that there is a reason she can’t seem to think straight when he’s around- a fiercely powerful bond that is both extremely rare and deeply feared in the vampire world. With their bond complete, Brooke and Alex would threaten the stability of the Regency, a group of the most ancient vampires in existence, and one headed up by none other than her own deadbeat vampire father. When the Regency kidnaps her in an attempt to prevent the bond from taking place, Brooke must trust Alex with not only her eternal existence, but her already battered heart.

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Free Kindle Books and Deals: 03-21-13 [Part 1]

Alex

By Adam J Nicolai / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (344 reviews)

Alex

Alex was Ian’s five-year-old son: brilliant, earnest, and compassionate. He is dead now, but Ian can’t let him go.

When his wife urges him to move on, he drives her away. His performance at work collapses; his friends leave him. Six months later, alone in an empty house, Ian starts to see his son again.

Every vision is a repeat of something the boy said or did in life: aching memories replaying themselves for Ian’s eyes alone. Are these images of Alex real?
Has Ian’s son found a way back, to forgive or condemn his father?

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Free Kindle Books and Deals: 03-20-13 [Part 2]

The Blue Hour (Merci Rayborn Novels)

By T. Jefferson Parker / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (84 reviews)

The Blue Hour (Merci Rayborn Novels)

Tim Hess is a semi-retired homicide cop staring at his own death sentence – lung cancer. Time is running out. Thrice divorced and childless, Hess is the classic loner cop – so he’s happy to accept the difficult job offered to him: find and stop a serial killer who’s been abducting beautiful young women in Orange County.

His new partner, and boss, is the brash, ambitious Merci Rayborn. She’s unpopular and unloved by her fellow cops, but she’s also relentless, smart and principled. Hess, challenged by the investigation and by his own disease, isn’t happy about taking orders from Merci, and he certainly isn’t planning for her to fall in love with him…

Intricately plotted and surprisingly moving, THE BLUE HOUR is T. Jefferson Parker’s most compelling – and satisfying – thriller yet.

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Free Kindle Books and Deals: 03-20-13 [Part 1]

Smoky Mountain Tracks (Raine Stockton Dog Mysteries)

By Donna Ball / Genre: Action & Adventure / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (36 reviews)

Smoky Mountain Tracks (Raine Stockton Dog Mysteries)

As a native of the small town of Hansonville, North Carolina,and a wilderness rescue worker, Raine Stockton knows the Smoky Mountains as well as anyone could, but she gave up her Search and Rescue work after a tragic loss. Now she reluctantly returns to active duty to help find a young child who has been kidnapped and taken deep into the forest. But as Raine’s young golden retriever, Cisco, picks up the trail, his enthusiasm fails to make up for his lack of experience, and their first foray into the forest results in disaster…and the discover of the kidnapper– shot dead.

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