Monday, January 28, 2013

Kindle Daily Deal: A thriller, a historical romance, a post-apocalyptic novel and an enhanced kid's book.

Today's Daily Deals include a thriller, a historical romance set in the US west, a post-apocalyptic coming of age novel and an enhanced kid's book...

Here's today's Kindle Daily Deal, available for $1.99 today!

Island, by Richard Laymon.

In Richard Laymon's Island, eight people set out on a Bahaman cruise but are shipwrecked and stranded on a deserted island, where there's a maniac on the loose.

534 pages, with a 4.0-star rating from 109 reviews. Text to Speech, X-Ray, Lending enabled.

Here's today's Daily Romance Deal, available for $0.99 today!

The Reluctant Debutante: Book 1 of the Cotillion Ball Series (Crimson Romance), by Becky Lower.

In 1855 New York, Ginger Fitzpatrick has absolutely no interest in taking part in the newest rage in America—the Cotillion Ball. Instead, Ginger would rather be rallying for women’s rights—at least until she meets her brother’s best friend from St. Louis, a dark mysterious man named Joseph Lafontaine, who ignites her passion and makes her question if love and marriage is such a ridiculous notion after all.

What she and the rest of New York’s high society don’t realize is that Joseph is half Ojibwa Indian, and therefore, totally unsuitable for marriage to a fine, cultured young lady.

In this Edith Wharton-meets-Julia Quinn tale, a young woman rebels against high society and opts for a life in which she creates her own set of rules.
Sensuality Level: Sensual

Ever since submitting her first screenplay to Bonanza at age twelve, Becky Lower has had a love affair with the American west. Since personal time travel is out of the question, she pursues her passion by writing about it. Becky is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and lives in Oberlin, Ohio with her dog, Mary.

234 pages, with a 4.5-star rating from 18 reviews. Text to Speech, X-Ray, Lending enabled.

Here's today's Daily Science Fiction/Fantasy Deal, available for $1.99 today!

The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking), by Patrick Ness.

Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men. Ever since the settlers were infected with the Noise germ, Todd can hear everything the men think, and they hear everything he thinks. Todd is just a month away from becoming a man, but in the midst of the cacophony, he knows that the town is hiding something from him -- something so awful Todd is forced to flee with only his dog, whose simple, loyal voice he hears too. With hostile men from the town in pursuit, the two stumble upon a strange and eerily silent creature: a girl. Who is she? Why wasn't she killed by the germ like all the females on New World? Propelled by Todd's gritty narration, readers are in for a white-knuckle journey in which a boy on the cusp of manhood must unlearn everything he knows in order to figure out who he truly is.

479 pages, with a 4.1-star rating from 210 reviews. X-Ray, enabled. Whispersync for Voice audiobook available for $8.45 if you purchase this book.

Here's today's Kindle Daily Deal, available for $1.99 today!

The Little Squeegy Bug, by Bill Martin.

Once upon a time there was a little squeegy bug. No one knew where he came from. He wasn’t an ant. He wasn’t a cricket. And he certainly wasn’t a flea. What was he? Follow along with lovable bug that tries to discover his true identity.

Note that this book is available for only the Kindle Fire family, the Kindle Cloud Reader, Kindle for iPad and Kindle for Android.

32 pages, with a 4.7-star rating from 13 reviews. Text to Speech, X-Ray enabled.

Happy Reading!


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