Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 09-18-13

Choices

By Sydney Lane / Genre: Coming of Age / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (79 reviews)

Choices

Fate brought her here, but will her choices destroy her dreams?

Quincy Priest made all the right choices in her small town, black-and-white life. But being perfect is tiring. So. Very. Tiring.

Wanting desperately to step out of her sister’s shadow, Quincy jumps at the opportunity to attend college with her best friend. The quiet bookworm with family secrets comes out of her shell. But when Quincy meets not one, but two perfect guys, she has to make a choice. In doing so, she might forfeit the relationship she secretly longed to find.

Declan. Sweet, handsome, and perfect. He makes her feel cherished for the first time in her life.

Brody. Sexy, hot, and irresistible. He could tear down her carefully built walls.

Before she can become the woman she wants to be, Quincy will make mistakes. And suffer one unimaginable loss.

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The Deepest Waters, A Novel

By Dan Walsh / Genre: Romance, Religious Fiction / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (84 reviews)

The Deepest Waters, A Novel

What began as a fairytale honeymoon in 1857 for John and Laura Foster aboard the steamship SS Vandervere becomes a nightmare when a hurricane causes their ship to sink into the murky depths of the Atlantic. Laura finds herself with the other women and children aboard a sailing ship while John and a hundred other men drift on the open sea on anything they could grab as the Vandervere went down. Suspecting her John is gone but still daring to hope for a miracle, Laura must face the possibility of life alone–and meeting her new in-laws without their son if she ever reaches New York.

Readers will be holding their breath as they sail through this emotional and honest story of hope, faith, and love in the face of uncertainty. Talented author Dan Walsh skillfully tells an epic story through an intimate focus on two lost lovers. Inspired by real events, this moving novel will capture the hearts of all who dive into its pages.

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Sunset Rising

By S.M. McEachern / Genre: Action & Adventure / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (26 reviews)

Sunset Rising

February 2024: Desperate to find refuge from the nuclear storm, a group of civilians discover a secret government bio-dome. Greeted by a hail of bullets and told to turn back, the frantic refugees stand their ground and are eventually permitted entry.  But the price of admission is high.

283 years later…  Sunny O’Donnell is a seventeen-year-old slave who has never seen the sun.  She was born in the Pit, a subterranean extension of the bio-dome. Though life had never been easy, the last couple of months had become a nightmare. Her mom was killed in the annual Cull, and her dad thought it was a good time to give up on life.  Reyes Crowe, her long-time boyfriend, was pressuring her to get married, even though it would mean abandoning her father.

She didn’t think things could get any worse until she was forced upstairs to the Dome to be a servant-girl at a bachelor party.  That’s when she met Leisel Holt, the president’s daughter, and her fiancé, Jack Kenner.

Now Sunny is wanted for treason.  If they catch her, she’ll be executed. 

She thought Leisel’s betrayal was the end.  But it was just the beginning.

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Gina & Mike (The Yearbook Series Book 1)

By Buffy Andrews / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (16 reviews)

Gina & Mike (The Yearbook Series Book 1)

Gina McKenzie is a cheerleader with a super hot boyfriend who kisses like you wouldn’t believe…

She’s looking forward to the prom, then graduation and senior week at the shore. The only thing she isn’t looking forward to is the start of college, because it means she won’t be near Mike. They are attending schools on opposite sides of the state.

But Gina’s normal teen life ends the night she is brutally raped by her math teacher and Mike’s baseball coach. Coach Smith threatens to destroy Mike’s promising baseball career if Gina tells anyone what happened. To protect Mike, Gina keeps quiet and eventually, unable to deal with the effects of the rape, breaks up with Mike.

They reconnect at their 20th high school reunion where the past catches up with them and Mike learns the truth about what happened 20 years ago.

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Kissing My Old Life Au Revoir

By Eliza Watson / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (24 reviews)

Kissing My Old Life Au Revoir

Event planner Samantha Hunter is prepared for a few challenges when escorting a group of good ole boy beer distributors to Paris, the city of haute cuisine and fine wines. However, she doesn’t foresee being passed up for a promotion because she is too professional and doesn’t knock back beers with her clients.

Her focus soon switches from landing the well-deserved promotion to finding her free-spirited sister, who lives in Paris and has disappeared, leaving behind family secrets to be uncovered. A sexy puppeteer helps Samantha search for clues to her sister’s whereabouts and teaches her to embrace her inner child. And a funeral-crashing psychic demonstrates the importance of living life to the fullest. It takes Samantha’s life spiraling out of control for her to finally get a life.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 09-15-13

Diving Into Love (Unexpected Romance, Book 1)

By Kate Benzin / Genre: Romance / Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (9 reviews)

Diving Into Love (Unexpected Romance, Book 1)

Lauren thought her life was over. That was the end of romance.
But Lauren decided to take the honeymoon by herself. What better way to get over a guy than to take the trip that he paid for.

She’d always wanted to learn to scuba dive and this was her chance – even if she had to go alone.

What is waiting for Lauren in Indonesia at the beach dive resort?

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Attorney’s Run (Nick Teffinger Thriller)

By R.J. Jagger / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (28 reviews)

Attorney's Run (Nick Teffinger Thriller)

Fresh out of law school, London Vaughn discovers there’s no room in Denver’s prominent law firms for a middle-of-the-class graduate. While barely making ends meet as a waitress, she encounters a beautiful woman who engages her services irrespective that she has no experience, no office and no reputation. Almost immediately, London and her client are thrust into the deadly throes of a high-stakes international thriller of unimaginable scope.

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Resilient

By Patricia Vanasse / Genre: Science Fiction, Teen, Young Adult / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (11 reviews)

Resilient

Livia has never felt like she fits in. As normal as it sounds, Livia is anything but ordinary. She can feel every emotion of every single person around her, and it’s maddening. In pursuit of some psychic quiet, she moves with her family from New York City to Whidbey Island in the lush and sleepy Pacific Northwest. But when a horseback riding accident in her new home gives her a broken leg that heals in a day, she finds that another unexplainable ability has manifested, and her life isn’t about to get any easier.

Adam has no problem fitting in and making friends. In fact, he’s the top of the school, the boy everyone knows and loves. However, people only see what he allows them to. No one knows what Adam is truly capable of. After witnessing Livia’s accident, Adam sees something intriguing in her quick recovery, something that gives him hope that he’s not alone.

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A Bride for Christmas (Sweet Regency Novella)

By Aileen Fish / Genre: Regency, Historical Romance, Romance / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (13 reviews)

A Bride for Christmas (Sweet Regency Novella)

The Christmas season has always been important to Nash Sinclair. Home from the war and surrounded by his large, loving family, he realizes what is missing from his life: a wife. Not too surprisingly, he is looking at his sister-in-law’s rather becoming (and unmarried) sister when he makes the decision.

Lady Julianna intends to remain unmarried, having no need for a husband to live the life of her dreams. Rather than explain her unusual choice, she insists only a man who slays dragons would suit her, and since dragons don’t exist, neither does her ideal beau.

Not one to turn away from a challenge, Nash enlists the aid of his nieces and nephews in a scheme sure to win Lady Julianna’s affection. But as he comes to know the lady better, he realizes he’s risking his own heart. When did his silly idea become a crucial quest?

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In Stereo Where Available

By Becky Anderson / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (13 reviews)

In Stereo Where Available

Phoebe Kassner didn’t set out to become a 29-year-old virgin, but she is, and, having just been dumped by her boyfriend, she doesn’t see that situation changing anytime soon. Meanwhile, her twin sister Madison—aspiring actress, small-time model, and queen of the short attention span—has just been eliminated on the first round of Singing Sensation. Things aren’t looking so great for either of them, but when Phoebe, victim of a fake phone number written on a cocktail napkin, receives a surprise voice mail from a guy named Jerry, she takes pity on him and calls, setting in motion a serendipitous love story neither of them saw coming. And suddenly Madison has a romance of her own, as one of 12 women competing for two men on a ruthless, over-the-top reality show. As Phoebe falls in love with the jilted high school English teacher who never intended to call her in the first place, Madison’s falling in love, too, clawing and fighting her way through a tide of adorable blondes.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 09-13-13

Valkyrie Rising

By Ingrid Paulson / Genre: Mythology, Fantasy / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (60 reviews)

Valkyrie Rising

Nothing ever happens in Norway. But at least Ellie knows what to expect when she visits her grandmother: a tranquil fishing village and long, slow summer days. And maybe she’ll finally get out from under the shadow of her way-too-perfect big brother, Graham, while she’s there.What Ellie doesn’t anticipate is Graham’s infuriating best friend, Tuck, tagging along for the trip. Nor did she imagine boys going missing amid rumors of impossible kidnappings. Least of all does she expect that something powerful and ancient will awaken in her and that strange whispers will urge Ellie to claim her place among mythological warriors. Instead of peace and quiet, suddenly there’s a lot for a girl from L.A. to handle on a summer sojourn in Norway! And when Graham vanishes, it’s up to Ellie—and the ever-sarcastic, if undeniably alluring, Tuck—to uncover the truth about all the disappearances and thwart the nefarious plan behind them.Deadly legends, hidden identities, and tentative romance swirl together in one girl’s unexpectedly epic coming-of-age.

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Shadows (A Lux Novella)

By Jennifer L. Armentrout / Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (179 reviews)

Shadows (A Lux Novella)

The last thing Dawson Black expected was Bethany Williams. As a Luxen, an alien life form on Earth, human girls are…well, fun. But since the Luxen have to keep their true identities a secret, falling for one would be insane. Dangerous. Tempting. Undeniable.

Bethany can’t deny the immediate connection between her and Dawson. And even though boys aren’t a complication she wants, she can’t stay away from him. Still, whenever they lock eyes, she’s drawn in. Captivated. Lured. Loved.

Dawson is keeping a secret that will change her existence…and put her life in jeopardy. But even he can’t stop risking everything for one human girl. Or from a fate that is as unavoidable as love itself.

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Linked Through Time

By Jessica Tornese / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (48 reviews)

Linked Through Time

Fifteen-year-old Kate Christenson is pretty sure she’s about to experience the worst possible summer at her grandparents’ rural farm in Baudette, Minnesota. Without cable, cell phones, or computers, she is headed for total isolation and six tedious weeks of boredom.
Until the storm.
A freak lightning accident has Kate waking up in 1960.
But she is not herself. She’s the aunt she never met but has eerily resembled her entire life.
Thrust into living a dirt-poor, rural farm existence, Kate struggles to make sense of her situation – a boyfriend with a dark side, a “townie” who steals her heart, and the knowledge that 1960 is the very summer her aunt drowns in the local river.
But was the drowning an accident or a suicide… or something much worse?

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The Omen of the Crow

By Jude Randazzo / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (47 reviews)

The Omen of the Crow

Click… Click… CLICK!

The delicate sound of a camera shutter penetrates the silence with menace in a rugged, isolated, wooded area where a small plane has crashed. It’s not possible that in this place, at this time, someone could be hidden from sight, photographing the scene. Or is it?

Tess Kincaid is a modest, reserved professional golfer who is finally coming into her own. The success that propels her into the national spotlight has put her in the cross hairs of a disturbed photographer, and his laser-focused path to her is twisted and full of suspense. In this lightning-fast tale of intrigue with a dark underpinning, she is forced to confront a terrifying accident and a sinister threat lurking out of sight, yet in the range of a telephoto lens.

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My Lord Wicked (Historical Regency Romance)

By Cheryl Bolen / Genre: Regency, Historical Romance, Romance / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (48 reviews)

My Lord Wicked (Historical Regency Romance)

What woman would dare make her home at eerie Marshbanks Abbey, perched on a stony hill in remote Northumbria? It is said its owner, the brilliant botanist, Lord Stacks, killed his beautiful bride there ten years earlier.

Unaware of the tales of Lord Stacks’ wickedness, Freddie Lambeth comes to live with her guardian, and through his caring blossoms from a plain, shabbily dressed girl to a lovely young woman. Freddie and Lord Stacks come to need each other as his flowers need sunshine, but Stacks cannot allow himself to love her. His own wickedness has destroyed any chance for happiness.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 09-07-13

Vampire Shift (The Kiera Hudson Series One (Book One) 1)

By Tim O’Rourke / Genre: Horror, Teen & Young Adult / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (119 reviews)

Vampire Shift (The Kiera Hudson Series One (Book One) 1)

When 20-year-old police recruit Kiera Hudson is posted to the remote town of The Ragged Cove, her life is changed forever. Investigating a series of horrific murders, grave desecrations, and missing persons, Kiera uses her unique ability of seeing, and soon realizes her own life is in danger. When Kiera falls for police officer Luke Bishop, not only are her mind and heart opened to a terrifyingly new world, she comes to suspect that Luke might be involved in the killings. In a race against time to unearth the truth, Kiera must discover the identity of who – or what – is behind the gruesome deaths on her Vampire Shift.

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ILLEGAL

By Paul Levine / Genre: Hard-Boiled, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (109 reviews)

ILLEGAL

A down-and-out L.A. lawyer with nothing to lose…
A beautiful Mexican woman who disappears crossing the border…
And the powerful and corrupt rancher who would destroy them both.

Haunted by a personal tragedy and wanted by the cops, lawyer Jimmy (Royal) Payne wants to skip town. That’s when he crosses paths with 12-year-old Tino Perez, newly arrived from Mexico, looking for his mother Marisol, who went missing after crossing the border with a vicious coyote.

Before long, the cynical lawyer and the savvy kid are bonding and tracing Marisol’s path, battling predators on both sides of the border. Most dangerous of all is Simeon Rutledge, a wealthy rancher, and the biggest employer of farm workers in California. Just why is Rutledge willing to kill Payne to keep Marisol under wraps?

It’s a story of human trafficking and sex slavery, a mother’s love for her son, and the redemption of a man intent on escaping his past. From the shadows of migrant stash houses to the fertile fields of the San Joaquin Valley, ‘Illegal’ delivers a searing mix of live-wire prose, shattering violence, and rich characterization. Set against larger social issues, this is a masterful tale from one of the most skillful practitioners of the modern thriller.

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Uneasy Lies the Crown, A Novel of Owain Glyndwr

By N. Gemini Sasson / Genre: Literary Fiction / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (100 reviews)

Uneasy Lies the Crown, A Novel of Owain Glyndwr

The story of Owain Glyndwr, the last Welsh Prince of Wales.

In the year 1399, Welsh nobleman Owain Glyndwr is living out a peaceful gentleman’s life in the Dee Valley of Wales with his wife Margaret and their eleven children. But when Henry of Bolingbroke usurps the throne of England from his cousin Richard II, that tranquility is forever shattered. What starts as a feud with a neighboring English lord over a strip of land evolves into something greater–a fight for the very independence of Wales.

After a harrowing encounter on the misty slopes of Cadair Idris, the English knight Harry Hotspur offers Owain a pact he cannot resist.

Peace, however, comes with a heavy price. As tragedies mount and temptations loom, Owain questions whether he can fulfill the prophecies and lead his people to freedom without destroying those around him.

For centuries, the bards have sung of King Arthur’s return, but is this reluctant warrior prince the answer to those prophecies?

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COLOR MY HORSE (Romantic Mystery)

By Bev Pettersen / Genre: Sports, Romance / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (68 reviews)

COLOR MY HORSE (Romantic Mystery)

A disillusioned heiress is catapulted from the glamorous world of Alpine skiing into the cutthroat trenches of Thoroughbred racing.

The hunky trainer’s job now includes babysitting a manipulative owner’s rebellious granddaughter. She’s the last thing this horse-loving loner needs…but she turns into the only thing he really wants.

Sparks fly. Romance blooms. Danger threatens them all!

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Emily’s Affair

By Elijana Kindel / Genre: Contemporary, Romance / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (42 reviews)

Emily's Affair

Emily Stafford has fallen into heat and needs it bad. Real bad. After one innocent run-in with her neighbor and his sexier-than-homemade-sin voice at the mailroom in her condominium complex, she had a toe curling… you know. When her second encounter with the object of her lust is just as innocent and has the same result, Emily decides to seize the moment and have herself a hot, no strings attached affair.

Jake Grayden has a plan and it doesn’t include ‘wham-bam-thank you-sir’s. He’s made up his mind that Emily is the one for him and he’s willing to take as many long, cold showers as is necessary to make her realize that she wants the same thing. But when she overpowers his self-control and her heart begins to beat for him and only him, the race is on for Jake to break down Emily’s emotional barriers and show her the fine art of loving… and being loved.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 09-04-13

CADE: A MacKenzie Family Novel (Romantic Suspense)

By Liliana Hart / Genre: Action & Adventure, Romance / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (156 reviews)

CADE: A MacKenzie Family Novel (Romantic Suspense) (The MacKenzie Family)

Cade MacKenzie is prepared to give his life to destroy the cartel that killed his lover, but the only way to draw them out is to present them with the perfect bait.

Bayleigh Scott has no idea who her new neighbor is, only that her body is drawn to him in ways she can’t explain, and the danger that surrounds him isn’t the deterrent she knows it should be.

More than fireworks explode between Cade and Bayleigh when she discovers the real reason he relentlessly pursued her, but by then it’s too late, because she’s already been drawn into a deadly game of desire, deception and revenge.

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A Vampire’s Saving Embrace (Supernatural Desire Series (Book One))

By Darlene Kuncytes / Genre: Vampires, Paranormal, Romance / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (42 reviews)

A Vampire's Saving Embrace (Supernatural Desire Series (Book One))

Abigail Montgomery was happy with her life. She was independent, strong, and had managed on her own for a very long time.
That was, until the dark, handsome Desmond LaGrange showed up at the bar where she worked. How could she know that this mysterious man would end up saving her from the evil that she didn’t even know existed? And why was she so drawn to him? Why did he make her body heat with just a simple look?
Desmond LaGrange was fighting a past he was trying hard to forget. But when
he see’s the beautiful Abby working behind the bar - something deep inside compels him to get closer.
The only question is why?  
And when he saves her from danger – can he resist the strong pull between them to let her go when the time comes?
Or will the passion that she ignites in him be his end?

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Never Without Hope (Sacred Vows)

By Michelle Sutton / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (30 reviews)

Never Without Hope (Sacred Vows)

Hope believes she is above sexual temptation. After all, she is a good Christian and loving mother. She has no reason to stray…until her husband starts neglecting her needs and things begin to look hopeless.

Though she communicates her pain to her husband, he refuses to get help. She soon learns that she, too, is capable of such betrayal when she succumbs to the unthinkable. What at first seems reasonable given her painful situation soon produces a bitter taste when combined with the overwhelming guilt.

Hope wants to tell her husband the truth, hoping it might propel him to do something to fix their problem, but she fears his rejection. Yet, she can’t continue living such a hypocritical life. She knows that it’s wrong even though she continues to crave physical intimacy. Steeped in the quagmire of adultery, Hope must find her way back to solid ground to save her marriage. But will she lose everyone she loves in the process?

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Dying For a Change (Ellen McKenzie mysteries)

By Kathleen Delaney / Genre: Women Sleuths, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (47 reviews)

Dying For a Change (Ellen McKenzie mysteries)

Nothing ever happened in Santa Louisa, which was why Ellen McKenzie, divorce decree in one hand, new real estate license in the other, went home. Peace was what she needed, and time to figure out if forty is too late to start a new life. The town she remembered isn’t the same. A huge big box store wants to build and the town is sharply divided about its coming. Each side has drawn up battle plans. If that isn’t enough, Ellen makes an appointment to show her first house in her new real estate career and instead of a client finds the body of a man, beaten to death, in the walk-in closet. Could Hank Sawyer’s death have something to do with the new store’s coming? Hank was its most ardent supporter. Or could it be more personal? It seems half the staff at Harper’s Land Sales, where Ellen has just started work, had reason to hate Hank. Why? Ellen finds out all too quickly the real reason Hank was murdered and almost loses her own life.

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Lost in the Mist of Time

By Karen Michelle Nutt / Genre: Historical Fiction / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (15 reviews)

Lost in the Mist of Time

Note from the Author:August 2013
Lost in the Mist of Time is available again! I received my rights back and have released the 2nd edition through KDP Select and Createspace. Enjoy Dougray and Aislinn’s story again or if you’re reading Lost in the Mist of Time for the first time, enjoy the magic!

Aislinn Hennessy pens tales of courage, loyalty, and true love, but her heroes of old are pure fantasy–figments of her imagination. She long ago gave up thinking a knight in shining armor would sweep her off her feet, but then she never expected to run him off the road either.

Sir Dougray Fitzpatrick has buried one wife and vows to never love again–but destiny has other plans for this 16th century Irish Lord. During a battle, a mist separates Dougray from his men and casts him into the future. Dougray must return to Dunhaven and to his century, but Aislinn follows him into the mist, leaving him no choice, but to take her home with him.

Conspiracies, feuds and unexpected violence are commonplace threats, but along the way, Aislinn and Dougray discover a surprise neither one expects: a chance for love even when they’re Lost in the Mist of Time.

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