Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 05-05-13 [Part 2]

The Illegal Gardener (The Greek Village Series Book 1)

By Sara Alexi / Genre: Literary Fiction / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (45 reviews)

The Illegal Gardener (The Greek Village Series Book 1)

Driven by a need for some control in her life, Juliet sells up on impulse and buys a dilapidated farmhouse in a tiny Greek village, leaving her English life behind.
The house is livable by local standards, but the job of restoring the garden is too big. It requires strength. Juliet cannot bring it to life on her own.
Around the olive tree, hidden beneath the covering of bindweeds, are mattresses, broken chairs, shepherds’ crooks, and old goat bells, the remains of past lives intertwined in a slow decay. The beauty of the garden is lost with the years of neglect and no one to appreciate it.
Juliet reluctantly enlists casual labour. She has no desire to share her world with anyone. The boys have grown, Mick has gone. This is her time now.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 05-04-13 [Part 2]

Distant Dreams (Ribbons of Steel Book #1)

By Judith Pella / Genre: Romance, Historical Fiction / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (52 reviews)

Distant Dreams (Ribbons of Steel Book #1)

The year is 1835 and Carolina Adams finds herself enchanted by an unlikely suitor…the railroad. Frustrated by society’s expectations upon her gender, she longs to study more masculine subjects and is thrilled when her father grants her a tutor.

James Baldwin arrives to serve as Carolina’s teacher, but of more importance, he is to court Carolina’s beautiful older sister, Virginia. Will expectations–and Virginia’s southern charm–elicit the hoped-for proposal? Or will James and Carolina dare to acknowledge the mutual interests and feelings growing between them?

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 05-02-13 [Part 2]

The Hollow Heart (The Heartfelt Series)

By Adrienne Vaughan / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (18 reviews)

The Hollow Heart (The Heartfelt Series)

Marianne Coltrane is a feisty, award-winning journalist who is far from lucky in love. Taking herself off to the wilds of the west of Ireland to recuperate, she literally runs into Ryan O’Gorman, the most conceited, infuriating man in the world.
He’s an actor who’s just landed the biggest role in movie history and he loathes journalists. One thing they do have in common is they both think their chance of true love has passed them by…but fate has other ideas!
Sexy, moving and funny, this heart-warming duo and cast of colourful characters will stay with you, long after the last page leaves you smiling.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 05-01-13 [Part 2]

Moon Child

By J.R. Rain / Genre: Vampires, Paranormal, Romance / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (105 reviews)

Moon Child (Vampire for Hire #4)

Mother, wife, private investigator…vampire. Six years ago federal agent Samantha Moon was the perfect wife and mother, your typical soccer mom with the minivan and suburban home. Then the unthinkable happens, an attack that changes her life forever. And forever is a very long time for a vampire.

Now in MOON CHILD, private investigator Samantha Moon is faced with an impossible decision—a decision that no mother should ever have to make. A decision that will change her life, and those she loves, forever.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 04-30-13 [Part 2]

All My Love, Detrick

By Roberta Kagan / Genre: Continental European, Drama / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (30 reviews)

All My Love, Detrick

Detrick, a seven-year-old Aryan boy, with blonde hair that shines like the rays of the sun rides his brand new bicycle down a main street of Berlin in 1923. Young and carefree, he’s fully experiencing freedom for the first time. It is mid-day and the street is filled with humanity. Vendors hawk their wares and haggle with potential shoppers, while a few of the new inventions called automoblies honk as make their way through the crowded roads. There is so much to look at, to smell, and to take in, the fresh baked bread, the chocolate candy, the fresh fruit. Detrick is swept away by all of the activities surrounding him, so he is not paying attention when suddenly a horse drawn cart appears causing him to fall. Embarrassed and upset he decides to walk his damaged bicycle home by a different path, one where he is unlikely to be forced to face his friends. A path through the Jewish sector of town. It is here that he meets Jacob Abdenstern, a lovable Jewish bicycle repair man who offers to help the little boy. Detrick having an alcoholic, anti-Semitic father finds a friend and much-needed paternal figure in Jacob. A relationship flourishes between the two of them that will alter both of their lives forever.

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