Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 06-22-14

Rumors (A Lingering Echoes Prequel)

By Erica Kiefer / Genre: Short Stories / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (46 reviews)

Rumors (A Lingering Echoes Prequel)

Seventeen-year-old Allie Collins would rather hide behind rumors than face the truth—her life will never be the same as it was before the accident. As a star athlete grieving in the shadows, she hopes to find normalcy in boys and basketball. When her best friend sets her up with the popular Shane Moretti, Allie drags her feet, reluctant for added complications. Then she decides that dating Shane would be the perfect shield from last summer’s tragedy. However, what starts as a mere distraction proves much more complex. As Shane leads Allie into questionable situations, gossip continues to swirl.

Battling for her own identity while barricading painful emotions, Allie won’t escape her senior year without new wounds. After all, tragedy is no stranger to her. The events that unfold will draw readers deep into a well of emotion in Rumors, a Lingering Echoes Prequel.

Free as of 06/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Bound to the Alpha: Part One

By Viola Rivard / Genre: Werewolves & Shifters, Paranormal, Romance / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (29 reviews)

Bound to the Alpha: Part One

Sarah Harper has spent her life making all the right choices—yet somehow still ending up in all the wrong places. Most recently, her horrendous luck has left her stranded in the middle of the Appalachian wilderness without her glasses.

Cain is an alpha wolf who is already overburdened by obligations. Recognizing her dire predicament, he reluctantly takes on yet another responsibility—escorting the small, nearsighted human female back to her own kind.

Undeniably attracted to the gorgeous alpha, Sarah soon finds herself wanting to make very bad choices. Unlike Sarah, Cain understands the consequences that could arise from lying with a human, but with each day bringing them closer together, Cain isn’t sure he’ll be able to stop himself from being dangerously irresponsible.

Free as of 06/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Pepped Up (Pepper Jones Book 1)

By Ali Dean / Genre: Coming of Age / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (63 reviews)

Pepped Up (Pepper Jones Book 1)

Pepper Jones is ready for an epic cross country season. She wants to qualify for Nationals, and she’s willing to do anything it takes to make it happen. She can handle long miles and hill sprints, but boys? That’s an entirely different challenge.

Pepper’s never considered revealing her deeper feelings for her longtime friend, Jace Wilder. After all, he’s got the personal magnetism and good looks to hook just about any girl in town — and he has. Their friendship stands apart from high school social circles, and they’re both just fine with that (or at least they pretend to be).

That is, until running star Ryan Harding moves to town.

When it comes to running, Pepper’s goals are clear. But when it comes to Jace and Ryan, it’s nowhere near as simple.

Free as of 06/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Sufficient Ransom: A Novel

By Sylvia Sarno / Genre: Women Sleuths, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (40 reviews)

Sufficient Ransom: A Novel

What a mother wouldn’t do for her child. Ann Olson takes her life for granted until her young son, Travis, disappears from the backyard one evening. Searching for her son, Ann throws caution to the wind. Soon, she finds herself enmeshed in the seedy world of Mexican drug dealers who operate just across the border in Tijuana. Does Ann, an atheist, embrace Christianity despite her husband warning that her pastor friend is more interested in converting her than in finding Travis? Does she make it out of the drug tunnel alive, or is her rashness her downfall? And is Travis’s disappearance related to that of other recently missing children in San Diego? A story of a mother’s love, courage in the face of evil, and her unexpected journey of self-discovery along the way.

Free as of 06/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

CyberStorm

By Matthew Mather / Genre: Technothrillers, Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars (233 reviews)

CyberStorm

Mike Mitchell, an average New Yorker already struggling to keep his family together, suddenly finds himself fighting just to keep them alive when a bizarre string of disasters starts tearing apart the world around them. The Internet goes down. A bird-flu epidemic starts raging. Rumors spread that it’s all part of a coordinated foreign attack. And then the power goes out as a monster snowstorm plunges New York into frozen darkness, becoming a wintry tomb where nothing is what it seems…and no one can be trusted…

Free as of 06/22/14 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

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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?

Free as of 07/14/13 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

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.

Free as of 07/14/13 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

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.

Free as of 07/14/13 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

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.

Free as of 07/14/13 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

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.

Free as of 07/14/13 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 05-19-13 [Part 1]

Deployed (Called to Serve)

By Mel Odom / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (26 reviews)

Deployed (Called to Serve)

Lance Corporal Bekah Shaw joined the United States Marine reserves to help support herself and her son when her ex-husband, Billy Roy, decided they were no longer his responsibility. But when her team is activated and sent to Somalia on a peacekeeping mission, Bekah struggles with being separated from her son and vows to return safely.

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Best Free eBooks for Kindle: 03-07-13

Some of these titles are also available for Free on B&N Nook, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Sony Reader and Smashwords (in many other eBook formats).

Stalk me. (The Keatyn Chronicles)

By Jillian Dodd / Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers, Young Adult / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (203 reviews)

Stalk me. (The Keatyn Chronicles)

Keatyn has everything she ever dreamed. Her life is following the script she wrote for the perfect high school experience. She’s popular, goes to the best parties, dates the hottest guy, and sits at the most-coveted lunch table.  

She’s just not sure she wants it anymore.

Because, really, things aren’t all that perfect.
Her best friend is threatening to tell everyone her perfect relationship is a scam.
Her perfect boyfriend gets drunk at every party they go to.
It’s exhausting always trying to look and act perfect.
And, deep down, she isn’t sure if she has any true friends.

To add to the drama, her movie star mom has a creepy stalker.
A hot, older man flirts with her and tells her they should make a movie together.
And she’s crushing on an adorable surfer. Dating him would mean committing social suicide.

So she writes a new script. One where all the pieces of her life will come together in perfect harmony. 
But little does she know, there’s someone who will do anything to make sure that doesn’t happen.

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10 Free Novels and eBooks for 11-29-12

Fifth Avenue

By Christopher Smith / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars

Fifth Avenue

Look beneath all the power and all the wealth that represents New York City’s Fifth Avenue, and you’ll find greed, blood, revenge. In the international best-selling thriller “Fifth Avenue,” each intermingles within a revered society that is unprepared for what’s in store for it when one man finally strikes in an effort to destroy another man for murdering his wife thirty-one years ago.

Louis Ryan is that man. George Redman, his wife, two daughters and their close friends are his targets. Both men are self-made billionaires who came from nothing to stake their claim to Fifth Avenue. But when Louis Ryan hires an international assassin to literally rip the Redman family apart, a series of events that can’t be stopped catapults them all through a fast-paced, hard-edged thriller in which nobody is safe.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.


Operation Bonnet

By Kimberly Stuart / Genre: Christian Fiction / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Operation Bonnet

Twenty-year-old Nellie Monroe has a restless brilliance that makes her a bit of an odd duck. She wants to be a private investigator, even though her tiny hometown offers no hope of clients.

Until she meets Amos Shetler, an Amish dropout carrying a torch for the girl he left behind. So Nellie straps on her bonnet and goes undercover to get the dish.

But though she’s brainy, Nellie is clueless when it comes to real life and real relationships. Soon she’s alienated her best friend, angered her college professor, and botched her case. Operation Bonnet is a comedy of errors, a surprising take on love, and a story of grace.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.


Cades Cove: The Curse of Allie Mae

By Aiden James / Genre: Fantasy / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars

Cades Cove: The Curse of Allie Mae

Buried deep in a ravine in the picturesque Smoky Mountains is a very dark secret. David Hobbs, vacationing with his wife Miriam, inadvertently stumbles upon a small cloth ‘keepsake’ bag and a broken tooth. A human tooth. Miriam begs David to hand the bag and tooth over to park officials, but he ignores his wife’s pleas and secretly keeps the ‘harmless’ items. The action opens a doorway that had been closed for nearly a hundred years and unleashes hell on earth, or at least hell in the lives of David and Miriam.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.


Gone to Green

By Judy Christie / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars

Gone to Green

In Gone to Green, Lois goes from being a corporate journalist at a large paper in the Midwest to the owner of The Green News-Item, a small twice-weekly newspaper in rural North Louisiana. The paper was an unexpected inheritance from a close colleague, and Lois must keep it for at least a year, bringing a host of challenges, lessons, and blessings into her life.

When Lois pulls into Green on New Year’s Day, she expects a charming little town full of smiling people. She quickly realizes her mistake. After settling into a loaned house out on Route 2, she finds herself battling town prejudices and inner doubts and making friends with the most surprising people: troubled teenager Katy, good-looking catfish farmer Chris, wise and feisty Aunt Helen, and a female African-American physician named Kevin.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.


From Manhattan with Revenge

By Christopher Smith / Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

From Manhattan with Revenge

Carmen Gragera is a gifted international assassin.

So was her lover, Alex Williams, before he was savagely murdered by a powerful syndicate who considered each end-of-cycle.

Carmen escaped their wrath while within her, with Alex dead, her own wrath grew.

Now, through unusual means, she’s seeking her revenge against the syndicate for Alex’s death.

Assisting her is an eccentric, Park Avenue-based seasonings heiress and a 103-year-old former psychiatrist whose contacts run deep. Also joining her is fellow assassin Vincent Spocatti, with whom Carmen has worked before, and for whom she has the utmost respect.

But is the respect mutual?

In “From Manhattan with Revenge,” where there are so many twists, they eventually form a noose that whip around Carmen’s neck, revenge comes at a cost higher than she ever anticipated.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.


Tab Bennett and the Inbetween

By Jes Young / Genre: Romance / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Tab Bennett and the Inbetween

Yesterday Tab Bennett was a bank teller. Today she’s at the center of a centuries old war between Light and Dark. Tomorrow – well let’s just say she’ll be lucky if she lives to see it.

Engaged to her childhood sweetheart, employed at the local bank, and finally living on her own for the first time at twenty-four years-old, Tab Bennett has no interest in a fairy tale life. She’s perfectly happy with the normal one she already has. But when her sister is murdered on a moon-dark night, revealing a world of power and magic she never dreamed existed, a fairy tale is exactly what her life becomes. Figures it would have to be the Grimm kind.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.


Vestal Virgin

By Suzanne Tyrpak Adytum / Genre: Historical Fiction / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars

Vestal Virgin

Elissa Rubria Honoria is a Vestal Virgin–priestess of the sacred flame, a visionary, and one of the most powerful women in Rome. Vestals are sacrosanct, sworn to chastity on penalty of death, but the emperor, Nero, holds himself above the law. He pursues Elissa, engaging her in a deadly game of wits and sexuality. Or is Elissa really the pursuer? She stumbles on dark secrets. No longer trusting Roman gods, she follows a new god, Jesus of Nazareth, jeopardizing her life and the future of The Roman Empire.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.


Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters: Real-Life Stories of Supernatural Events

By James Stuart Bell / Genre: Religion & Spirituality / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars

Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters: Real-Life Stories of Supernatural Events

These inspiring real-life stories explore what happens when people encounter spiritual forces, and how their lives are undeniably changed. This dramatic collection includes accounts of contact with angels, near-death experiences, powerful prayer testimonies, and unexplainable miracles. Every story displays the victory of Christ and his kingdom over difficult circumstances and opposing forces. The outcomes include increased faith, a sense of the loving providence of God, a realigning of priorities, and a greater desire to share the gospel. In turn, the reader’s faith will be strengthened knowing that if God can steer individuals through these unknown territories, he certainly will care for their everyday lives.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.


Dance of Desire

By Catherine Kean / Genre: Romance / Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Dance of Desire

Desperate to save her brother Rudd from being condemned as a traitor, Lady Rexana Villeaux must dance in disguise at a feast for the High Sheriff of Warringham. Her goal is to distract him so her servant can steal a damning missive from the sheriff’s solar. Dressed in the gauzy costume of a desert courtesan, dancing with all the passion and sensuality in her soul, she succeeds in her mission. And, at the same time, condemns herself. Fane Linford, the banished son of an English earl, joined Richard’s crusade only to find himself a captive in a hellish eastern prison. He survived the years of torment, it’s rumored, because of the love of a Saracen courtesan. The rumors are true. And when he sees Rexana dance, Richard has promised Fane an English bride, yet he desires only one woman—the exotic dancer who tempted him. Then he discovers the dancer’s identity. And learns her brother is in his dungeon, accused of plotting against the throne. It is more temptation than Fane can resist. The last thing Rexana wants is marriage to the dark and brooding Sheriff of Warringham. But her brother is his prisoner, and there may be only one way to save him. Taking the greatest chance of her life, Rexana becomes the sheriff’s bride. And learns that the Dance of Desire was only a beginning.

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Weight Loss for Wimps: Lose Your Belly Fat, Look Younger and Get Healthy, Sexy and Thin

By Kevin C. Myers / Genre: Advice & How-to, Weight Loss / Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Weight Loss for Wimps: Lose Your Belly Fat, Look Younger and Get Healthy, Sexy and Thin

Are you feeling angry, upset, fearful or sad about your weight… how about jealous or envious? Good! Fantastic! Maybe you’ve reached the all-important “tipping point!”

Losing weight, just like gaining weight, is an emotional experience. Weight Loss for Wimps is the solution you’re looking for to learn HOW to channel your negative emotions and let your positive emotions run wild. This is the process of “getting your mindset mojo!”

You Might Be a Weight Loss Wimp If…
* Your favorite restaurant is an all-you-can-eat buffet
* You start thinking about your New Year’s resolution in June
* The longest you ever stay on a diet is 4 days, tops
* You count ketchup as a “vegetable”
* You don’t want to go to the wedding or class reunion because of your weight

Finally, a book that includes (among many other things) a step-by-step action plan to combat the most powerful diet busters (Bad Boys) known to man:

* How to deal effectively with Hunger (real and fake)
* How to knock-out any and all Excuses
* How to control and conquer Emotional Eating
* How to minimize Stress in your daily life (easier than you think!)

And, you will also be introduced to an exercise protocol that takes as little as 15 minutes that can even be done at home or at work.

Free as of 11/29/2012 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.