Thursday, January 10, 2013

Free and bargain Kindle books! (Thursday Jan 10)

Here is today's selection of free and bargain Kindle books!

Footnote to Murder, by L. A. Taylor. (Still free?)

A female researcher gets pulled into a series of unsolved murders. This mystery is free today!

"This was a very good read, well crafted and entertaining. I was able to guess the culprit fairly early, but the suspense built as the evidence became clearer as the plot progressed. Was the evil-doer going to get away with it again? Oh my!" -- Michael Hill, Amazon reviewer

Marge Brock is a divorced mother of three teenagers trying to make a living in Boston as a researcher. When an author hires her to research unsolved murders, she is grateful for the assignment. However, as she gathers information about a series of unsolved murders in Great Britain and in Boston, she begins to wonder whether one of the members of the circle of friends that she had in Great Britain, and now has in Boston, might be the killer. Her suspicions only increase as she begins to notice that she is being followed, and her apartment is broken into and ransacked. Can she find out who the killer is before she becomes a victim herself?

190 pages, with a 4-star rating from 24 reviews.

Diary of the Displaced - Omnibus 1 Parts 1-4 "The Journal of James Halldon", by Glynn James. (Still free?)

This Sci-Fi adventure has over 40 five-star reviews, and a free download today!

"Few stories will grab your imagination, keep you reading and fill your mind with strange an exotic images than "Diary of the Displaced". The strange land and stranger beings depicted in the story will take you to a place that grips your soul. Fast paced, thought provoking and throughly entertaining, it is a highly recommended read and a triumphant production from the mind of Glynn James." -- Amazon reviewer

Omnibus edition of parts 1-4 (the original book 1)
"The Journal of James Halldon".

There is a place where nightmares are real. It is a dark and terrifying place, hidden from the world we know by borders that only the most unfortunate of souls will ever cross.

James Halldon woke up in the dark, alone, without any food or water, without a clue where he was, and with no memory of where he came from.

It only got stranger.

James has somehow found his way to The Corridor, a midnight place that no human should ever see and the prison of a creature that has destroyed entire worlds. Somehow James has to learn to survive.

But he is not alone. The lost souls of others who have drifted into The Corridor, and died, also haunt this world, and they have been waiting a long time for someone to come along.

The Journal of James Halldon is a dark sci-fi novel that follows Halldon's struggle to survive whilst trying to understand the strange, dark, and terrifying world in which he is trapped.

If it's dark when you wake up, and you can hear growling, then close your eyes and maybe it will go away.

But maybe it won't...

268 pages, with a 4.2-star rating from 91 reviews.

Here's a bargain Kindle book, available for 99 cents today!

Noble Intentions: Season One (Episodes 1-5), by L.T. Ryan. (Still $0.99?)

This bargain book is a series of five novellas about assassin-for-hire Jack Noble. Action-packed, with humor - and a bargain at $0.99 today!

"This series is full of humor, action, suspense, emotion, and lots of surprises. There's really nothing in here not to like, and so it comes with the highest recommendation I can possibly give it." -- Amazon reviewer

*** ON SALE JANUARY 10th & 11th, ONLY $0.99 ***

Jack Noble. Assassin for hire. Spy. Thief. He makes no mistakes. Passes no judgement. Feels no remorse. So why does he stop to help a lost child moments before he's supposed to complete a deal with one of the east coast's top crime bosses'

A simple decision that places Jack in unfamiliar territory. He's become the hunted and finds himself in a race against time to save those closest to him.

Noble Intentions: Season One is a fast-paced, thrilling and suspenseful story of underworld crime and government secrets.

Season One is a compilation of Episodes 1 through 5. Season Two episodes 6 through 10 are now available, links below.

Jack Noble Novels:
Noble Beginnings -
Noble Intentions: Season Two Compilation (Episodes 6-10) -

519 pages, with a 4.6-star rating from 5 reviews.

Falling (Girl With Broken Wings), by J Bennett. (Still free?)

This "inventive and intriguing" paranormal fantasy is free today!

"Very well written. Author skillfully draws you into a potential future world of genetic engineering full of adventure, choosing between right and wrong , and good vs evil. She hints at a possible new world order where basic human instincts and survial may be in question, and a just a slight heartbeat in our evolution lineage may be our extinction event." -- Glenbo, Amazon reviewer

The intellectual challenge of college and the warm embrace of a serious boyfriend have given Maya the wings she needs to break away from her bookish and shy reserve. Her ideal life comes crashing down when she and her boyfriend are accosted by a stranger. A stranger with glowing hands.

Maya's boyfriend is killed. She is kidnapped. Changed.

A rescue comes, but not soon enough.

Maya’s senses sharpen, her body becomes strong and agile, and she develops the ability to visually see the emotions of those around her as colorful auras…beautiful auras…tempting auras.

And then there’s the song…

Now, Maya must struggle to control the murderous appetite that fuels her new abilities, accept her altered condition and learn to trust two vigilante half-brothers she never knew she had. As she joins the battle against a secret network of powerful and destructive beings that call themselves "Angels", Maya vows to find and destroy the one who changed her.

On the bright side, at least Maya's oldest half-brother has stopped trying to kill her.

289 pages, with a 4.1-star rating from 11 reviews.

Here's a a bargain Kindle book, available for 99 cents today!

Dinosaurs & Cherry Stems, by Susan Jean Ricci. (Still $0.99?)

This humorous contemporary romance comes with warm reviews and high ratings. Read the reviews and pick up this book today at its bargain price of $0.99!

"The entire book is as creative as the title, from beginning to end. It takes you down many avenues of recovering from a divorce, and the excitement of a new life. Ms. Ricci is a delightful author, and I recommend Dinosaurs and Cherry Stems to women of all ages looking for a good romance." -- Elsdonna, Amazon reviewer

Twice divorced, cynical Cindy Layton feels like a relic with prehistoric baggage, and doubts she can muster the courage to establish a new relationship, even if it's on her own terms.

Her journey out of the Stone Age hits freaky, hilarious turbulence when she joins an Internet dating service. The scammers and weirdoes she meets in cyberspace make Cindy want to crawl back into her cave, until she receives an accidental email from Jay DeMatteo.

Jay has the dating blues, too, but after meeting Cindy, reconsiders his options. Now it's up to him to convince her it's never too late to pursue a meaningful relationship, even when a couple is struggling with midlife adolescence.

204 pages, with a 4.8-star rating from 17 reviews.

Quiet Ops - The Bob Burton Series, by L. J. Martin. (Still free?)

Free today! A fast-paced man-hunt drives this action-filled thriller.

"Bob Burton knows crime and how to write about won't put this one down." -- Elmore Leonard

"Action adventure fans won't be disappointed with Quite Ops by L. J. Martin and real-life bounty hunter Bob Burton." -- Amazon Reader

Brad Bennedict, adventurer, bounty hunter and P.I., lives quietly in Montecito, and works in a blender of crime, corruption, and killings. His job is manhunting, and he and his crew at Quiet Ops do it better than anyone in the land. When billionaire Grenwald Stanton calls to report his beautiful twin daughters have been 'ruffied' and hooked on heroine by rapper Jo Jo Bling and that he'll pay large for their return, Brad and his boys, T-Rex and Cocoa are on the hunt, and his main lady bounty hunter, Monique, is in the middle of it all. Then when Stanton is kidnapped without paying, ka ka hits the fan. From gold plated Montecito to the gator and snake filled swamps of Florida, it's an action packed manhunt.

294 pages, with a 4.6-star rating from 30 reviews.

The Heart Of A Gypsy, by Roberta Kagan. (Still free?)

This historical romance is an inspirational read based in World War II Poland. Free today!

"Taking folks on a journey in a different culture where the human side of love grows even during the most challenging moments is a gift this author shares with audience! Roberta Kagan weaves you into the characters quite masterfully as she connect you to them and their feelings drawing you into the story in a book that you won't want to put down. Courageous at times, inspirational and a book that you will feel go for having read - this is a must read! As a published author, I appreciate the writing skill that Roberta Kagan uses as she weaves her tail together into a great book. Highly recommend!" -- Chuck Gallagher, Amazon reviewer

During the Nazi occupation, bands of freedom fighters roamed the forests of Eastern Europe. They hid, waging their own private war against Hitler’s tyrannical, and murderous reign. Among these Resistance Fighters, there were groups of Romany people (gypsies).

The Heart of a Gypsy is a spellbinding love story filled with Romance, and spiced with the magic of the Gypsy culture.

It takes place in Poland during the time of the Third Reich, while World War Two was raging. This is a tale of a people who would rather die, than surrender their freedom.

Enter into a little known world, where only a few have traveled before… The world of the Romany.

If you enjoy romance, secret magical traditions, riveting action, and steamy sex….you will love “The Heart of A Gypsy.”

327 pages, with a 4.5-star rating from 15 reviews.

The Art of Falling Apart, by Mark Dawson. (Still free?)

This contemporary thriller will appeal to Quentin Tarantino fans! If you've read Dawson's The Black Mile, you know you're into a compelling, well-written read with this one - which is free today!

From Amazon reviewers:
"Dawson writes beautifully and handles a complicated, Pulp Fiction style narrative with a confident touch."
"I particularly enjoyed the interesting timeline."
"Dawson takes us into the hidden world of a modern rock band."

Already translated into multiple languages, Mark Dawson's previously best-selling tale of sex, drugs (and rock and roll) makes its Kindle debut.

A story of greed, duplicity and death in the flamboyant, super-ego world of rock and roll. Dystopia have rocketed up the charts in Europe, so now it's time to crack America. The opening concert in Las Vegas is a sell-out success -- but secret envy and open animosity have begun to tear the group apart.

The lead singer, Vid, is on a roller-coaster of self-indulgence and egomania...Jared, the lead guitarist, resents being shouldered out of the limelight...Spin, the warm-up DJ, just cannot resist dangerous extra-marital adventures...nor can their manager, Alex, resist the lure of personal gain that greed and duplicity could bring him.

Then one of them dies, in an apparent accident, and there begins to unravel a chilling saga of dark emotions, cynical manipulation, and murderously ruthless self-interest.

Whether you are a vinyl junkie or you watch the pop world in fascinated horror, you will find The Art of Falling Apart as bewitching as the world it depicts.

Praise for The Art of Falling Apart

'The spirit of our times captured in an engrossing new work ... This earthy, tragi-comic first novel marks him out as a talent to be watched.' Birmingham Post

'Mark Dawson takes us for a rollicking ride through the trashy backstreets of the rock and roll dream ... with a tasty sting in the tail to boot.' Classic Rock.

'Written in an innovative style, with plenty of intrigue and action, Dawson beautifully weaves the plot together ... a brilliant debut novel from a very talented writer.' Subject.

'A classic tale of sex, drugs, rock and roll - and murder ... a fascinating read for anyone with even a passing interest in the treacherous machinations of the music industry.' RTE

368 pages, with a 4.9-star rating from 7 reviews.

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