Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 05-18-22

Coming Home to the Valley: Small Town Romantic Women’s Fiction (Prairie Valley Sisters, 1)

By Ellen Joy / Genre: Clean & Wholesome, Romance
Coming Home to the Valley: Small Town Romantic Women’s Fiction (Prairie Valley Sisters, 1)

Georgie’s life seems to be falling apart, but a return to her hometown has her family, and an old flame, helping to pick up the pieces. Amazon bestselling author Ellen Joy delivers a heartwarming story about hardship and second chances.

Georgie left Prairie Valley twenty years ago in search of a perfect life in the city… and she found it. That is, until her husband, the governor, is involved in a scandalous affair. Now, Georgie’s come back to town with her kids to escape the public eye and crawl into the arms of her mother and sister.

Sam, her high school sweetheart, offers some comfort as well. He’s just as sweet and handsome as she remembers, although she hasn’t forgotten how he broke her heart years ago. As Georgie starts to warm up, she can’t help but wonder if the small town she was eager to leave as a teenager may be the perfect place to start over. Perhaps Sam, and Prairie Valley, deserve a second chance.

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Awaken the Highland Warrior (The Connor Clan: Highland Warriors Book 1)

By Anita Clenney / Genre: Scottish, Historical Romance, Romance
Awaken the Highland Warrior (The Connor Clan: Highland Warriors Book 1)

A man from another time…

Faelan is from an ancient clan of Scottish Highland warriors, charged with shielding humanity from demonic forces. Betrayed and locked in a time vault, he has been sleeping for nearly two centuries when spunky historian Bree Kirkland inadvertently wakes him. She’s more fearsome than the demon trying to kill him, and if he’s not careful, she’ll uncover the secrets his clan has bled and died to protect…

Could be the treasure she’s been seeking all her life…

When Bree inherits an old treasure map, she discovers a warrior buried in her backyard. But the warrior isn’t dead. Bree shocks Faelan with her modern dress and her boldness, and he infuriates Bree every time he tries to protect her.

With demons suddenly on the move, Bree discovers that Faelan’s duty as protector is in his blood, and that her part in this fight was destined before she was born. But nothing is ever what it seems…

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A Bride’s Troubling Dilemma: A Historical Western Romance Book

By Ellen Knightley / Genre: Clean & Wholesome, Romance
A Bride's Troubling Dilemma: A Historical Western Romance Book

The day her father suddenly passed away, Bella Zimmerman lost her best friend. Getting on the train to Creek, Arizona meant that everything was about to change forever. It was inevitable since she decided to be a mail-order bride for a man she only knew through letters. What she never expected to hear was that her betrothed was just arrested as a suspect in a robbery… With no money and no home to return to, her silver lining comes in the form of the welcoming local sheriff. As he helps her settle into town, Bella becomes fascinated by him and soon worries she may face a dilemma. If her betrothed is released, will she choose to break her word to him or her own heart?

Ambrose Whittaker is as committed to his job as Creek’s Sheriff as he is to his family. When the most beautiful woman he has ever set eyes on comes looking to marry a man he just arrested, Ambrose feels compelled to help her. He already has enough on his plate fighting crime and keeping an eye on his troubled sisters. Yet he can’t seem to stay away from Bella and quickly realizes that he is undeniably charmed by her kind heart and quiet strength. Can he ignore his heart forever though and accept that she is still promised to another man?

No matter how many times Bella tells herself she should honor her promise, something about Ambrose keeps pulling her further away from that decision. When Bella’s life gets threatened not once but twice, Andre realizes just how far he could go to protect her. Can Ambrose save Bella from danger and convince her to choose him and their powerful connection over heartbreak?

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Date for Hire (Companions for Hire)

By Noelle Adams / Genre: Contemporary, Romance
Date for Hire (Companions for Hire)

Aurora might run a successful business with her brother that offers companions for hire, but she’s never used the service herself–until she needs an easy date for an important banquet in New York. She fortunately knows just the man for the job. Mike O’Dell. He’s cute and smart and funny and good-hearted, and she’s been into him for all the years he’s worked for her company. Now’s the time to make her move. What could go wrong with hiring him as her date for the weekend?

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Lupus Deus: A Werewolf Romance

By Sophia Moore / Genre: Paranormal & Urban, Fantasy, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Lupus Deus: A Werewolf Romance

In a world where werewolves are a reality, what could be the subject of scary stories?

Even with the sharp senses of a wolf, you can’t see him, hear him, or smell him—not until it’s too late. They say that he’s stronger, faster, and deadlier than a pack of wolves combined, that he’s immortal and even the gods you pray to can’t kill him. So, when you find out the myth is true, whom do you look to, to save you from the big, bad Lupus Deus?

Fearing for everyone’s life, including their own, all the gods join forces to forge a weapon that might finally be the one to tame the beast. This weapon doesn’t bend, has brown accents, and is sharp . . . in wit. In other words, she’s stubborn, with pretty brown eyes and hair, and charmingly sarcastic.

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Best Free and Bargain Kindle Books: 05-17-22

Twenty-Nine and a Half Reasons (Rose Gardner Mystery, Book 2)

By Denise Grover Swank / Genre: Romantic Comedy, Romance
Twenty-Nine and a Half Reasons (Rose Gardner Mystery, Book 2)

One wrongly accused man. Twenty-nine reasons for Rose to clear his name.

When Rose reports for Fenton County jury duty she figures she’s lucky to get out of a morning working at the DMV. Instead, despite a disastrous encounter with the new assistant district attorney, Mason Deveraux, she’s picked as a juror on a murder case. As the trial progresses, she realizes an ominous vision she had in the men’s restroom proves the defendant is innocent. And there’s not a cotton picking thing she can do about it.

Or is there?

As if things weren’t bad enough, Rose’s older sister Violet is going through a mid-life crisis. Violet insists that Rose stop seeing her sexy new boyfriend, Arkansas state detective Joe Simmons and date other men. Rose is done letting people boss her around, but she can’t commit to Joe either. Still, Rose isn’t about to let the best thing in her life slip away.

Free as of 05/17/22 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Thirty-One and a Half Regrets (Rose Gardner Mystery, Book 4)

By Denise Grover Swank / Genre: Romantic Suspense, Romance
Thirty-One and a Half Regrets (Rose Gardner Mystery, Book 4)

One stalker on the loose. Thirty-one regrets for Rose to overcome.

While Rose recovers from a broken heart, she finds herself at odds with her sister—and business partner—Violet. Rose buries herself in her landscaping work, but becomes worried when her employee and friend, Bruce Wayne Decker, goes missing.

In the meantime, Fenton County assistant D.A., Mason Deveraux has been patiently waiting to begin a relationship with Rose, but she realizes she needs to confront the demons of her past before she can embrace a new future. She needs to find out the truth about her birth mother.

But her past isn’t her only demon. An undercurrent of tension has been spreading through Henryetta, Arkansas since drug lord, Daniel Crocker’s arrest six months ago. Still, she’s not prepared for a nightmare come true: Crocker’s escape from prison. Crocker carries a grudge and he’s determined to make Rose pay, but he plays a game of cat and mouse, forcing Mason and the Fenton County Sheriff’s department to hide Rose on her birth mother’s farm. But will it be enough to save her?

Free as of 05/17/22 for Kindle. Click here to find out if this book is still FREE.

Thirty and a Half Excuses (Rose Gardner Mystery, Book 3)

By Denise Grover Swank / Genre: Romantic Suspense, Romance
Thirty and a Half Excuses (Rose Gardner Mystery, Book 3)

One suspicious preacher in town. Thirty excuses for Rose to dig up the truth.

Life in Henryetta, Arkansas is turned upside down with the arrival of a televangelist, but it’s the death of a little old lady on Rose’s street that catches her attention. The Henryetta police deem her death natural causes, but Rose suspects foul play, and so does an unlikely supporter– the president of the Busy Body Club, her eighty-two-year-old neighbor Mildred.

But Rose is in the middle of opening her nursery with her sister Violet, who’s separated from her husband Mike, as well as stalling her boyfriend Joe’s family, rich socialites who are determined to meet her. Along with her multiple encounters with Fenton County’s new assistant DA, Mason Deveraux III, it’s just another day in the life of Rose Gardner– chaos.

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Thirty-Four and a Half Predicaments (Rose Gardner Mystery Book 7)

By Denise Grover Swank / Genre: Romantic Suspense, Romance
Thirty-Four and a Half Predicaments (Rose Gardner Mystery Book 7)

One journal full of secret…Thirty-four predicaments for Rose to face.

Rose Gardner hates seeing her normally flamboyant best friend Neely Kate struggle with depression. So when Rose stumbles onto a piece of evidence indicating her birth mother might have been involved in a crime, she does the one thing guaranteed to cheer Neely Kate. She convinces her friend to help her solve a mystery. Though their penchant for investigating has gotten them into plenty of pickles in the past, what can go wrong if they’re looking into a case that went cold a quarter of a century ago? But the deeper they dig, the more dirt they unearth.

While she’s busy unraveling the past, Rose must also reprise her role as the Lady in Black as part of her ongoing agreement with the king of the Fenton County underworld. In so doing, she discovers a mysterious enemy is intent on attacking her friends, and her assistant DA boyfriend might be next on the list.

As both situations reach a boiling point, Rose must face the possibility that certain secrets were meant to remain buried and not even her special talent can get her out of every predicament.

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Thirty-Six and a Half Motives (Rose Gardner Mystery Book 9)

By Denise Grover Swank / Genre: Women Sleuths, Mystery, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Thirty-Six and a Half Motives (Rose Gardner Mystery Book 9)

One escape from the county jail. Thirty-six motives to stop a madman.

Rose Gardner should be celebrating the arrest of her fiercest enemy, J.R. Simmons. But problems are like weeds—pluck one and five more spring up. Rose’s boyfriend is on the verge of leaving her for good, her best friend, Neely Kate, is grappling with marriage problems, and her sister has a devastating secret. To make matters worse, she discovers J.R. Simmons has not been neutralized. His network of allies and henchman extends further than she suspected, and J.R.’s so intent on revenge, his lackeys might just destroy Fenton County to get it for him.

But the girl who once spent her days alone and afraid is now a strong, independent woman with a network of her own, including Neely Kate, Skeeter Malcolm—the reigning king of the Fenton County underworld—and other loyal friends on both sides of the law. Racing against time, they must dig up J.R.’s empire by the roots, unmasking his allies and unearthing his secrets, both the behind-the-scenes manipulation he’s been orchestrating in Fenton County for decades and the dark stains of his personal life.

If Rose succeeds, she tells herself the quiet and peaceful life she once dreamed of will be at the end of the tunnel. But her quest to destroy J.R. will require her to explore the person she has become, what she wants, and what that means for her future.

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