Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-19-13

The Sweetest Revenge

By Dawn Halliday / Genre: Historical Fiction / Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (109 reviews)

The Sweetest Revenge

~~~Three Determined Women… Seven years ago, Leo, the Earl of Leothaid, took Isabelle Frasier’s innocence. Now Isabelle is in London, where she befriends two other ladies who were similarly ruined by Leo, and the three women join together to seek their vengeance. Soon, however, Isabelle is given an impossible choice: stand by her friends…or betray them by surrendering to her reawakening feelings for the wicked earl.
One Fallen Man… When Leo lost the woman he loved, he sank into a life of depravity and vice. But when three mystery women abduct him and shackle him in a dark cellar, Leo just might rediscover his humanity…and a love that may lift him back into the light. 

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Vampire Elite (Vampire Elite Series, Volume 1)

By Irina Argo / Genre: Vampires, Paranormal, Romance / Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (156 reviews)

Vampire Elite (Vampire Elite Series, Volume 1)

A millennia-long war between two immortal races is about to come to an end. Long ago, the Vampire Elite began capturing the immortals called the Amiti, attracted by their unique blood properties. Now most Amiti live in underground cells, forced to serve as vampires’ bloodstock. The few surviving free Amiti, preparing a final strike, have declared their Queen a traitor. Her execution makes possible the rise of a new Queen, her young daughter Arianna, who will inherit her mother’s mystical powers. Working with the Keepers of the Key, Arianna may be able to eliminate the vampires, once and for all, from the face of the earth.

The new Queen is the last hope to save her dying race–and she’s ready to fight to the last drop of her blood.

But the King of the Vampires has other plans.

Based on an ancient Egyptian legend, Vampire Elite is the epic story of a bitter conflict between two immortal races–and the effect of that conflict on everyone living in its grip. The characters are driven to love and betrayal, vengeance and sacrifice in a world without easy black-and-white answers.

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Gone (Parallel Trilogy, Book 1)

By Christine Kersey / Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (82 reviews)

Gone (Parallel Trilogy, Book 1)

What if everything you knew was suddenly gone?

Sixteen-year-old Morgan Campbell runs away from home and when she returns the next day her world is turned upside-down. Not only is her family missing, but another family is living in her house and claims to have lived there for weeks. 
As Morgan desperately works to figure out what has happened, she finds society has become obsessed with weight in a way she has never seen before. The more she searches for answers, the more she begins to wonder if she has somehow ended up in another world–a world where it is illegal to be overweight.

Can she survive in this world until she can get home?

Gone does not contain any profanity or sexual content and is appropriate for all ages.

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The Many and The One (The Reynolds Family Saga-Book 1)

By Donald Wells / Genre: Family Saga / Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (49 reviews)

The Many and The One (The Reynolds Family Saga-Book 1)

When Lindsay Parker catches her boyfriend Derek Stern cheating, she wants only one thing–Revenge!

Knowing of Derek’s hatred for Jason Reynolds, she begins dating Jason simply as a way to hurt Derek. However, something happens that Lindsay didn’t count on. She falls in love. Derek schemes to get Lindsay back into his life, however, his obsession goes too far,
and leads to a violent and life-altering confrontation with Jason.
When Derek’s beautiful, but conniving mother Charlotte enters the fray, the stakes escalate into a decades long struggle that tests Lindsay and Jason’s bond, while redefining the boundaries of love.

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The Gemini Factor

By Philip Fleishman M.D. / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (50 reviews)

The Gemini Factor

Murders are common. Serial murders are less common. Serial murders committed in two different countries at exactly the same time, in exactly the same way, are unheard of. ..until now. 

In Toronto, Inspector Raid McTavish stares at the body of a young woman carefully posed in a bed of purple iris, her throat slashed, almost beheaded, her hands placed to cover her empty eye sockets. He knows this is not a random murder, but the first of more to come. What he doesn’t know is that 2,000 miles away in Tucson, Arizona, Sergeant Gary Ronstadt is viewing an identical crime scene.
Months later, McTavish and Ronstadt meet at a seminar on telepathy between identical twins, where they are shocked to discover that not only are they investigating identical murders, but their lives are intimately linked by a number of inexplicable similarities and coincidences.
 
While working together to unravel the clues purposely left by the killers, the detectives realize they have but five days to find the killers before they strike again, only this time the killings will be much closer to home.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-18-13

The Spice of Life

By Jennifer L. Jennings / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (93 reviews)

The Spice of Life

Success can be a tricky proposition, intoxicating one moment and toxic the next. Vanessa Roth, CEO of her own advertising firm, is about to get the shock of her life; her husband of eight years has left her for another woman. As a result, Anna, her niece and only friend provides her with a healthy distraction. However, six weeks of Burlesque lessons is the last thing Vanessa saw coming as a gift for her fortieth birthday. Ultimately, she accepts the challenge against her better judgment and gets a lot more than she ever bargained for.
The Spice of Life is a heartwarming, humorous and inspiring novel about love, friendship, self-discovery, and letting go.

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Wicked Games

By Jill Myles / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (272 reviews)

Wicked Games

Abby Lewis never pictured herself on the survival game show, Endurance Island. She’s just not the ‘survival’ type. But when her boss offers her a spot on the show and the opportunity of a lifetime, she packs her bags and heads to the tropics to be a contestant.

Once in the game, it’s clear that Abby’s in over her head. The game itself is full of competitive, aggressive people, and no one’s more aggressive than sexy, delicious – and arrogant – Dean Woodall. Sure he’s clever, strong, good at challenges, and has a body that makes her mouth water. He also hates Abby just as much as she hates him. That’s fine with her; she’ll just ignore the jerk.

But the rules of Endurance Island are working against them. Abby and Dean are teamed up – alone – on the beach. It’s either work together, or go home. Stuck with no one else’s company but their own, they learn they do make a good team after all.

And that with just a little bit of kindling, the flames of hate can quickly turn to flames of passion. This book features enemies, lovers, enemies who become lovers, and lots and lots of tropical heat…

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A Beautiful Struggle: A Beautiful Series Novel

By Lilliana Anderson / Genre: Coming of Age / Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (141 reviews)

A Beautiful Struggle: A Beautiful Series Novel

Katrina Mahoney has a very full life attending university to study a law degree, training for triathlons and now she is working part time as well. She couldn’t possibly find time for a relationship, especially after her last one ended so catastrophically.

Right now she is content focusing on work, study and training while hanging out with her best friend David Taylor, a womaniser with a heart of gold that would do anything for Katrina – except watch her get hurt again.

That is, until the dashing Elliot Roberts, a junior solicitor from her work, shows an interest in her despite their office’s ‘No Dating’ policy.

Katrina struggles with following her heart or following her mind and has trouble seeing where her heart truly lies.

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Larkstorm (The Sensitives)

By Dawn Rae Miller / Genre: Fantasy, Teen, Young Adult / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (32 reviews)

Larkstorm (The Sensitives)

In the years following the destructive Long Winter, when half the world’s population perished, the State remains locked in battle against the Sensitives: humans born with extra abilities. As one of the last descendants of the State’s Founders, seventeen-year-old Lark Greene knows her place: study hard and be a model citizen so she can follow in her family’s footsteps. Her life’s been set since birth, and she’s looking forward to graduating and settling down with Beck, the boy she’s loved longer than she can remember. However, after Beck is accused of being Sensitive and organizing an attack against Lark, he disappears. Heartbroken and convinced the State made a mistake, Lark sets out to find him and clear his name. But what she discovers is more dangerous and frightening than Sensitives: She must kill the boy she loves, unless he kills her first.

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Honeymoon For One

By Chris Keniston / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (32 reviews)

Honeymoon For One

To escape local gossip, jilted bride Michelle Bradford embarks on her honeymoon cruise —alone. Coaxed by a thrill seeking hunk she never expects to see again, she slowly sheds her good girl persona to have some well deserved fun.

But unlike Vegas, what happens on the high seas doesn’t always stay there.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-16-13

Build A Man

By Talli Roland / Genre: Humor / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (106 reviews)

Build A Man

Slave to the rich and the rude, cosmetic surgery receptionist Serenity Holland longs for the day she’s a high-flying tabloid reporter. When she meets Jeremy Ritchie — the hang-dog man determined to be Britain’s Most Eligible Bachelor by making himself over from head to toe and everything in between — Serenity knows she’s got a story no editor could resist.

With London’s biggest tabloid on board and her very own column tracking Jeremy’s progress from dud to dude, Serenity is determined to be a success. But when Jeremy’s surgery goes drastically wrong and she’s ordered to cover all the car-crash goriness, Serenity must decide how far she really will go for her dream job.

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Arena One: Slaverunners (Book #1 of the Survival Trilogy)

By Morgan Rice / Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction / Rating: 3.4 out of 5 stars (287 reviews)

Arena One: Slaverunners (PART ONE) (Book #1 of the Survival Trilogy)

New York. 2120. American has been decimated, wiped out from the second Civil War. In this post-apocalyptic world, survivors are far and few between. And most of those who do survive are members of the violent gangs, predators who live in the big cities. They patrol the countryside looking for slaves, for fresh victims to bring back into the city for their favorite death sport: Arena One. The death stadium where opponents are made to fight to the death, in the most barbaric of ways. There is only one rule to the arena: no one survives. Ever.

Deep in the wilderness, high up in the Catskill Mountains, 17 year old Brooke Moore manages to survive, hiding out with her younger sister, Bree. They are careful to avoid the gangs of slaverunners who patrol the countryside. But one day, Brooke is not as careful as she can be, and Bree is captured. The slaverunners take her away, heading to the city, and to what will be a certain death.

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Blood Warrior (The Alexa Montgomery Saga)

By H. D. Gordon / Genre: Werewolves & Shifters, Paranormal, Romance / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (94 reviews)

Blood Warrior (The Alexa Montgomery Saga)

When her home is attacked by murderous vampires, 17-year-old Alexa is forced to leave her mother for dead in order to save her sister. She soon learns that she is the last known member of an elite race of supernatural Warriors, and is thrust into a world full of vampires and werewolves who all seem to regard her as some sort of savior. Meanwhile, Alexa battles a monster within herself that seeks to gain control; a monster that seeks blood.
The hidden city she finds herself in appears perfect, but Alexa’s instincts tell her that all is not right within its walls. When she is asked to attend a school of fighters, whose exams consist of gladiator-style competitions, she must decide who she can trust among the smiling faces. And, when she meets Kayden, a vampire she feels undeniably drawn to, she must decide if she can trust herself.

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Saving Grace (Serve and Protect Series)

By Norah Wilson / Genre: Romance, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (96 reviews)

Saving Grace (Serve and Protect Series)

After wrecking her car and waking in hospital with amnesia, fledgling reporter Grace Morgan has no idea why she’d been in the process of leaving the husband she loves so dearly. Her husband, Police Detective Ray (Razor) Morgan tells her she was leaving him for another man, but that just can’t be so. Can it? She’s determined to remember, even if it kills her. And it just might. When bullets start to fly, Ray is forced to take the wife he believes faithless on the lam until they can figure out who is trying to kill them.

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Crossroads Serenade: A Novel

By Laurie Adair Grove / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (20 reviews)

Crossroads Serenade: A Novel

Meredith is managing okay since she left her hometown of Crossroads, Montana—she’s working, paying the rent and putting food on the table for herself and her child, anyway. No matter how much time passes,though, she can’t let go of Pete, the only man she’s ever loved. Or the fact that her best friend is dead. How can I move on, Meredith asks herself again and again, when my sweet child is such a painful reminder?

Her son is five when Meredith returns to Crossroads to claim The Serenade—a popular hotel, bar and restaurant—which she inherits from a dear friend who had treated her like family when her own family did not. She’s not sure if going home will really give her the fresh start she’s been looking for, or just reopen old wounds and resurrect old nightmares.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-14-13

Alpha Girl (Book 1: The Wolfling Saga)

By Kate Bloomfield / Genre: Paranormal, Romance / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (75 reviews)

Alpha Girl (Book 1: The Wolfling Saga)

Seventeen year old Rose Goldman is highly unpopular in the little town of Halfway. Ever since the ‘attack’ when she was a little girl, people and animals have been afraid of her. She gets bullied in school, and called ‘wet dog’ because of the way she smells, despite being extremely hygienic. However, life takes a turn when a new teacher starts at Halfway High. Mr. Stone, the quirky and charismatic English teacher is twice Rose’s age, but she feels an unexplainable pull towards him from day one. Despite her better judgement, Rose pursues a friendship with Mr. Stone, who seems unable to stay away from her. What is pulling this unlikely pair together?

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Not in the Heart

By Chris Fabry / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (64 reviews)

Not in the Heart

2013 Christy Award winner!
Truman Wiley used to report news stories from around the world, but now the most troubling headlines are his own. He’s out of work, out of touch with his family, out of his home. But nothing dogs him more than his son’s failing heart.

With mounting hospital bills and Truman’s penchant for gambling his savings, the situation seems hopeless . . . until his estranged wife throws him a lifeline—the chance to write the story of a death row inmate, a man convicted of murder who wants to donate his heart to Truman’s son.

As the execution clock ticks down, Truman uncovers disturbing evidence that points to a different killer. For his son to live, must an innocent man die? Truman’s investigation draws him down a path that will change his life, his family, and the destinies of two men forever.

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Shine On

By Allison J. Jewell / Genre: Coming of Age / Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars (22 reviews)

Shine On

Emmie’s sole purpose in life was taking care of her moonshine loving step-father. When he is killed in a fiery crash on their farm, she is left alone and frustrated with a mountain of debt. Working as a seamstress for a crazy-old-coot shopkeeper is not the kind of life she had imagined for herself.

The curious events that surround her step-father’s death send Emmie on a quest for answers. Answers that lead to a dangerous secret tucked away on her property. Stumbling on a moonshine still was an unfortunate event for most folks in the hills of Kentucky. She was lucky not to have been shot on the spot. Emmie saw hope in the steam escaping the curved copper pipe of “Ole Maizy”. However, a series of mishaps put her front and center in a local moonshine war.

In the midst of chaos, Emmie is befriended by an attorney recently transported from Chicago. Silas McDowell is a man seeking some answers of his own. In an attempt to find a little roaring twenties glamour in the small town, he introduces Emmie to the underground world of Speakeasies and Blind Pigs. Loyalty, lies, and murder conspire to push Silas and Emmie together or rip them apart. Cloaked in secrets and unsure whom to trust, Emmie must decide to drown in darkness or find a way to Shine On.

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Confidential (A Suspense Novel)

By Jack Parker / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (45 reviews)

Confidential (A Suspense Novel)

Heidi Van Dauson had led a normal, quiet, spoiled life until she found herself as the only living witness able to make a case around three of the most wanted criminals in North America. After being forced into hiding until the trial, Heidi finds Camdon, someone who changes her :

Making her new life more than bearable, he makes it perfect.

Now she has to decide if it’s worth giving up the perfect life she has to testify, if it’s worth it to go back to the old life she had before, and if she can keep lying to the only person that she’s ever loved.

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Linnet and the Prince

By Alydia Rackham / Genre: Action & Adventure / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (26 reviews)

Linnet and the Prince

Sixteen-year-old Linnet has been given a grave task. If she succeeds, it could end her life. If she fails, it could destroy her people.
She must kill a prince.
But first, she must marry him.
Prince Rajak of the Badi, son of the tyrannical desert king, has given Linnet’s Highland kingdom of Hilrigard an ultimatum: give him a princess for his bride, or be slaughtered. Linnet’s older sister is his first choice, but when she begs not to be sent, Linnet volunteers, to save her people.
Her mother, however, sees an opportunity. She secretly instructs Linnet to gain Rajak’s trust and then assassinate him, before he discovers the legendary chamber that will resurrect the Badi’s greatest king.
Linnet is united with Rajak and goes to his court determined to obey her mother’s command, though repulsed by the strange customs and bizarre foods. But the more she learns of the prince, the more she realizes that his brooding exterior conceals a good heart. And the more she learns of the chamber, the more she suspects that the legend is not what it seems.
But time runs short when Linnet’s mother sets the coup in motion, and Linnet is faced with a heart-rending choice—for the one sent to kill the prince is now the only one who can save him.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 07-13-13

Parched (Parched Series, A Vampire Romance, #1)

By Z.L Arkadie / Genre: Romance / Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (71 reviews)

Parched (Parched Series, A Vampire Romance, #1)

Advertising Executive, Clarity Parker thought she would never see Baron Ford again. Five years ago, she fell in love with him on their magical first date and then poof–he literally vanished into thin air. That’s why she’s stunned to hear his name again. After all, five years have passed since that night, and now, to add intrigue to insult, he’s requested that she be exclusively assigned to his multi-million dollar account.

Clarity makes every effort to avoid Baron Ford but when he finally catches up to her he issues a warning; things are not safe for her in the city anymore, especially since the strange fog has settled over Manhattan.

Before the foggy day is over Clarity’s entire world will come crashing down. Everything about her life that she thought was true is a lie! And there’s no time to question her soap opera star mother or business mogul father about it because Baron was right, her life is in danger, and so is his!

One thing’s for sure, from this point on, the world as Clarity Parker knows it will never be the same.

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Reservations for Two

By Anne Patrick / Genre: Romance, Religious Fiction / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (86 reviews)

Reservations for Two

Widower’s Maggie O’Brien and Carson Jennings are both on a journey to rediscover who they are. Maggie, an adventurous former pastor’s wife of thirty-nine years, hopes to find closure in the place she and her husband spent their honeymoon. Carson, a retired judge, is living his lifelong dream of traveling across the U.S. in his RV. When their paths cross in the tranquil setting of Mason Springs, New Mexico, love is the last thing that either of them expects to find.

When this mix matched pair comes together they find themselves in some hilarious and even precarious situations. As the romance begins to blossom they face many obstacles that threaten to tear them apart, and what Maggie discovers about herself in New Mexico will redefine her future and alienate one of her children.

Will Carson and Maggie’s love for one another be strong enough to weather the storms or will their love for their children keep them apart?

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Murder Comes Unraveled: A Flock and Fiber Mystery

By Veryl Ann Grace / Genre: Women Sleuths, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (49 reviews)

Murder Comes Unraveled: A Flock and Fiber Mystery

It’s a beautiful afternoon in May and set up for The Black Hills Fiber Gathering is in full swing. Martha Williamson, owner of The Spider’s Web—a shop specializing in spinning and weaving, is looking forward to four glorious days of selling and talking fiber and fiber tools as she organizes her booth and gets her alpaca settled in their stall. Then Falcor, her Great Pyrenees, finds a body, and she is pulled into the agony of a terrible accident. Or is it? As one person after another seems to have reason for wanting the victim dead, Martha is more and more certain there was no accident. However if it was murder, who did it and why? When there is another attack and Martha is threatened, it becomes obvious that she needs to find the answers. With her steadfast Great Pyrenees, Denali and Falcor, by her side, Martha begins to unravel the mystery, but will she be fast enough to forestall a killer’s hand?

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Love Letters

By Geraldine Solon / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (55 reviews)

Love Letters

Bridal shop manager Chloe Rogers will soon marry Richard Foster—so she thinks—until suddenly, she bumps into her childhood sweetheart, Josh Goldman, whom she hasn’t seen in thirteen years. The sparks between Chloe and Josh fly, but Richard provides safety, financial security. Should she follow her heart or her head? The answer comes in a surprise twist. While cleaning her attic, she stumbles upon love letters written to her estranged mother forty years ago from a man she loved. When Chloe secretly brings them together again and sees how much time they’ve lost, she is challenged not to make the same mistake her mother made. Will Chloe opt for security or will she risk her heart and marry her true love?

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Vengeful Games: A Novel (Bad Games Series, #2)

By Jeff Menapace / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (36 reviews)

Vengeful Games: A Novel (A Dark Psychological Thriller) (Bad Games Series, #2)

In Autumn of 2008, the Lambert family headed to western Pennsylvania for a weekend getaway to the family cabin.

They visited hell instead…

The Fannelli brothers. Two psychopaths who believed themselves exceptional, put on this Earth for the soul purpose of tormenting others for their own amusement. To make people play their twisted games.

Except the Lamberts managed the impossible. They played the game and survived. Showed the Fannelli brothers that they’d messed with the wrong family.

However, the game is far from over. There are some new players in town. Players who appear to have close ties to the Fannelli brothers. Players who are taking things very personally…and promising results that are very deadly.

Vengeful Games is the highly anticipated sequel to the acclaimed thriller Bad Games. If you thought you’d glimpsed evil before, prepare to plummet headfirst into the abyss as author Jeff Menapace shows you a new level of fear and heart-stopping suspense.

Let the vengeful games begin…

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