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: 06-13-13

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 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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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 06-11-13 [Part 2]

The Gringo: A Memoir

By J. Grigsby Crawford / Genre: Biographies & Memoirs / Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (113 reviews)

The Gringo: A Memoir

Within weeks of arriving as a volunteer in a remote corner of South America, Crawford got a lot more than he bargained for: a narrow escape from a kidnapping plot hatched by the people he was sent there to help. Then things only got stranger. In his quest to find adventure, Crawford undertook a savage journey of danger, drugs, sex, and alarming illness. What resulted is The Gringo: one part literary tale of two lonely years in the Amazon jungle and one part gonzo-journalism account of life in the Peace Corps, an agency wandering aimlessly through the twenty-first century. Filled with sharp humor and eye-opening observations about the human condition, this is an unforgettable story that grabs the reader and doesn’t let go.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 06-09-13 [Part 1]

Listen

By Rene Gutteridge / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (127 reviews)

Listen

Nothing ever happens in the small town of Marlo . . . until the residents begin seeing their private conversations posted online for everyone to read. Then it’s neighbor against neighbor, friend against friend, as paranoia and violence escalate. The police scramble to identify the person responsible for the posts and pull the plug on the Website before it destroys the town. But what responsibility do the people of the town have for the words they say when they think no one is listening? Life and death are in the power of the tongue.

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