Free Kindle books & bargains for Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Bride Wore Blue (The Brides of Bath Book 1)

 Historical Romance > Regency
Author: Cheryl Bolen

FREE
The Bride Wore Blue (The Brides of Bath Book 1)

For six long years Thomas Moreland has dreamed of the beautiful young noblewoman who rescued him from death. While amassing his fortune in India, not a day passed he did not recall Felicity’s fair loveliness, did not recall the silken tones of her sweet voice, did not desire to possess her.

Now a widow, Felicity Harrison does not recognize the handsome nabob as the young man left for dead by highwayman years earlier. Though she wants nothing more than to snub the arrogant man who promises to rescue her family from financial ruin in exchange for presenting his sister to Society, she cannot snub him.

Fade to Gray

 Humor & Entertainment
Author: S.A. Molteni

FREE
Fade to Gray

Fade to Gray is a hilarious account of one woman’s attempt to transition to gray as easily and as quickly as possible. From the decision to let Mother Nature be her hair colorist to the final “colorful” outcome, follow the author as she spends many funny and agonizing hours in the hair salon to get a “natural look”. This is one coming of (old) age story that will have you crying tears of laughter to the very last page.

Love in a Small Town: The Soldier’s Second Chance (Pine Harbour Book 1)

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: Zoe York

FREE
Love in a Small Town: The Soldier's Second Chance (Pine Harbour Book 1)

Rafe Minelli knows better than to tell his wife no, particularly since they aren’t married anymore. She can’t hightail it out of town, though, not when they’ve finally broken through the post-divorce cold war status quo.

Olivia Minelli needs to leave Pine Harbour. It’s just too hard to see Rafe moving on without her—even if he says he doesn’t want to. But when a new and exciting job falls into her lap, she needs to choose: protect her heart, or take the new job and risk getting emotionally entangled with her ex-husband. Again.

Japanese Cooking Made Simple: Authentic Recipes for Ramen, Bento, Sushi & More

 Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Asian > Japanese
Author: Salinas Press

Regularly $4.99, Today $0.99
Japanese Cooking Made Simple: A Japanese Cookbook with Authentic Recipes for Ramen, Bento, Sushi & More

Cooking a wide variety of Japanese meals doesn’t have to require a lot of effort, multiple cookbooks, and guesswork. Here’s the key to making delicious Japanese food at home tonight.

People love Japanese cuisine, but very few prepare it themselves. Japanese Cooking Made Simple provides the basic techniques and recipes that unlock your ability to prepare delicious, authentic Japanese meals to enjoy with friends and family at home – without requiring significant investments in time and money to do so.

Japanese Cooking Made Simple contains more than 100 easy-to-follow authentic Japanese recipes with ingredients you can find in your local grocery store. Sushi and bento boxes will become part of your weeknight meals, as will Ramen with Braised Pork Belly, Tempura Soba, Fried Tofu in Broth, California Rolls, Pan-Broiled Salmon with Scallions, Chicken Yakitori, and Green Tea Ice Cream.

God without Religion: Can It Really Be This Simple?

 Religion & Spirituality
Author: Andrew Farley

Regularly $14.99, Today $1.99
God without Religion: Can It Really Be This Simple?

Through tales of robbery and extortion, laps around the Indy 500 track, tapped phone calls to a psychic, and a grandma’s late arrival at her own funeral, bestselling author Andrew Farley invites you on a story-filled adventure to discover the beauty of God’s grace.

“This is a book that every Christian simply must read before going one more step in their walk with Christ. Don’t waste another day living under religious bondage. Stop everything you’re doing and read this book now.”–Darin Hufford, bestselling author of The Misunderstood God

Semblance: Masters Edition (Midnight Society Book 1)

 Thrillers > Psychological
Author: Logan Patricks

Regularly $5.99, Today $0.99
Semblance: Masters Edition (The Midnight Society Book 1)

Whoever said money couldn’t buy happiness has never starved a day in their lives.

My name is Aria Valencia, a third year classical music student at the university, and I was down to my last dollar. Some nights, I seriously considered working at the rippers just to make ends meet, but the thought of my dad’s spirit–God rest his soul–scowling at me while I danced up on some drooling degenerate was enough to turn me off the idea completely.

And then one night, chance came knocking on my door under the guise of the Midnight Society, a secret cabal comprised of the most wealthy and influential souls this side of the Universe. Their leader was a man named Shadow, who was equally enigmatic as he was gorgeous and, for some mystifying reason, had his dark brooding eyes focused on me.

Getting Rid of It: The Step-by-step Guide for Eliminating the Clutter in Your Life

 How-to & Home Improvements > Cleaning, Caretaking & Relocating
Author: Warren Talbot, Betsy Talbot

Regularly $4.99, Today $0.99
Getting Rid of It: The Step-by-step Guide for Eliminating the Clutter in Your Life

You have too much stuff! Your closets are filled with clothes you never wear. You have not seen your kitchen counters in months. Your junk drawer has exploded into an entire room of things you don’t use. How can we say that when we don’t even know you? Well, because most people do and we were just like you.

How do you think your life could change if you got rid of some of the stuff tying you down? You don’t have to go as far as we did, but you’ll benefit from our extreme experience no matter big or small your decluttering project may be. We know decluttering inside and out, and you can take advantage of our experience to create your own clutter-free zone for relaxing, socializing, and spending time with family and friends.

Where the Wind Blows (Prairie Hearts Book 1)

 Romance > Westerns
Author: Caroline Fyffe

Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99
Where the Wind Blows (A Prairie Hearts Novel Book 1)

In the free and untamed Wild West, love might blossom in the most unexpected place…

When the man from the orphanage mistakes Chase Logan for Jessie Strong’s husband, the least Chase can do is help Jessie adopt the child she so desperately wants, the little girl who will be Jessie’s only family in the Wyoming wilderness. Three days are all she asks. Three days pretending to love a woman who is unlike any he has ever known…

Jessie knows it’s chivalry, plain and simple, that spurs Chase Logan to come to her rescue the day little Sarah arrives at her door.

Crazy in Paradise (Paradise Florida Keys Series Book 1)

 Mystery > Women Sleuths > Humor
Author: Deborah Brown

Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
Crazy in Paradise (Paradise Florida Keys Mystery Series Book 1)

Dying in the middle of the summer in the Florida Keys is sweaty business.

Welcome to Tarpon Cove. Madison Westin has inherited her aunt’s beachfront motel in the Florida Keys. Trouble is she’s also inherited a slew of colorful tenant’s – drunks, ex-cons, and fugitives.

Only one problem: First, she has to wrestle control from a conniving lawyer and shady motel manager. With the help of her new best friend, whose motto is never leave home without your Glock, they dive into a world of blackmail, murder, and drugs.

In the Cards

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: Jamie Beck

Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99
In the Cards

Lindsey Hilliard flees her charmed life in New York, searching for answers after her fiancé’s betrayal fills her with self-doubt. Unfortunately, her rented Malibu home is next door to Levi Hardy, the sexy but insufferable man who humiliated her years ago.

Hardened by a grim past he keeps concealed, Levi prefers maintaining a comfortable distance from folks, especially a nosy princess like Lindsey. But then a motorcycle collision brings him to his knees, forcing him to accept her assistance with his recovery.

WAR GOD: Nights of the Witch

 Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Graham Hancock

Regularly $5.99, Today $0.99
WAR GOD: Nights of the Witch

This is the epic story of the clash of two empires, two armies and two gods of war. Five hundred desperate adventurers are about to pit themselves against the most brutal armies of the ancient Americas, armies hundreds of thousands strong.

Dark powers that work behind the scenes of history show their hand as the prophecy of the return of Quetzalcoatl is fulfilled with the arrival of Cortés. The Aztec ruler Moctezuma fights to maintain the demands of the war god Huitzilopochtli for human sacrifice. The Spanish Inquisition is planning an even greater blood-letting.

Summer Rental: A Novel

 Women’s Fiction > Friendship
Author: Mary Kay Andrews

Regularly $9.99, Today $2.99
Summer Rental: A Novel

Sometimes, when you need a change in your life, the tide just happens to pull you in the right direction…

Ellis, Julia, and Dorie. Best friends since Catholic grade school, they now find themselves, in their mid-thirties, at the crossroads of life and love. Ellis, recently fired from a job she gave everything to, is rudderless and now beginning to question the choices she’s made over the past decade of her life. Julia–whose caustic wit covers up her wounds–has a man who loves her and is offering her the world, but she can’t hide from how deeply insecure she feels about her looks, her brains, her life.

Spring Fever

 Women’s Fiction > Friendship
Author: Mary Kay Andrews

Regularly $9.99, Today $2.99
Spring Fever

Annajane Hudgens truly believes she is over her ex-husband, Mason Bayless. They’ve been divorced for four years, she’s engaged to a new, terrific guy, and she’s ready to leave the small town where she and Mason had so much history. She is so over Mason that she has absolutely no problem attending his wedding to the beautiful, intelligent, delightful Celia. But when fate intervenes and the wedding is called to a halt as the bride is literally walking down the aisle, Annajane begins to realize that maybe she’s been given a second chance. Maybe everything happens for a reason.

Save the Date

 Women’s Fiction > Friendship
Author: Mary Kay Andrews

Regularly $12.99, Today $2.99
Save the Date

Up-and-coming floral designer Cara Kryzik is about to score the wedding of a lifetime–one that will solidify her career as the go-to-girl for Savannah society nuptials. The only problem is, life seems to be conspiring against her. Cara’s implacable father, “The Colonel”, doesn’t believe in Cara’s business savvy and is about to call in his twenty-thousand-dollar loan. Then, on the morning that someone steals her dog, Cara’s refrigerator goes on the blink, turning twelve thousand dollars’ worth of gorgeous blooms into road kill. And if that’s not enough, the dog-napper, Jack Finnerty, turns up at her latest wedding and then mysteriously leaves her stranded on the dance floor.

Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature’s Most Dangerous Creatures

 Biological Sciences > Zoology
Author: Carl Zimmer

Regularly $10.99, Today $1.99
Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures

For centuries, parasites have lived in nightmares, horror stories, and in the darkest shadows of science. Yet these creatures are among the world’s most successful and sophisticated organisms. In Parasite Rex, Carl Zimmer deftly balances the scientific and the disgusting as he takes readers on a fantastic voyage. Traveling from the steamy jungles of Costa Rica to the fetid parasite haven of southern Sudan, Zimmer graphically brings to life how parasites can change DNA, rewire the brain, make men more distrustful and women more outgoing, and turn hosts into the living dead.

The Sun Dwellers (The Dwellers Saga Book 3)

 Action & Adventure > Science Fiction
Author: David Estes

Regularly $4.99, Today $0.99
The Sun Dwellers (The Dwellers Saga Book 3)

With those she’s closest to dying around her, Adele embarks on a secret mission to the Sun Realm to assassinate the President. Along the way she’ll uncover secrets about her relationship with Tristan that she might not be ready to face.

Tristan has a secret, too, one that’s been eating him up inside ever since he met Adele. Will he reveal all, and risk the loss of friendship and love at a time when he needs it the most?

At the same time, Adele’s mother, General Rose, must lead her soldiers into battle to face the sun dweller army in the hopes of holding them off until Adele can complete her mission.

Spilled Milk: Based On A True Story

 Parenting & Relationships > Abuse
Author: K.L Randis

Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99
Spilled Milk: Based On A True Story

Brooke Nolan is a battered child who makes an anonymous phone call about the escalating brutality in her home.

When social services jeopardize her safety condemning her to keep her father’s secret, it’s a glass of spilled milk at the dinner table that forces her to speak about the cruelty she’s been hiding. In her pursuit for safety and justice Brooke battles a broken system that pushes to keep her father in the home.

When jury members and a love interest congregate to inspire her to fight, she risks losing the support of family and comes to the realization that some people simply do not want to be saved.

Montana Star

 Historical Romance
Author: DeAnn Smallwood

Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99
Montana Star

WANTED: WIFE, WOMAN TO WORK BESIDE ME ON RANCH IN MONTANA.

Aries read the ad Ben McCabe had placed in the paper and prayed the position hadn’t been filled. She knew nothing about cooking, ranching, or being a wife for that matter. Aries had been trained by one of Philadelphia’s best physicians, her father. Trained, but not board certified; trained but not allowed to practice. She longed to be a practicing physician, but no one wanted a woman doctor.

Before the Larkspur Blooms (A Prairie Hearts Novel)

 Women’s Fiction > Historical
Author: Caroline Fyffe

Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99
Before the Larkspur Blooms (A Prairie Hearts Novel)

Thomas Donovan spent eight long years in prison, convicted of a crime he didn’t commit. Finally released, he returns home to Logan Meadows, Wyoming, to discover his parents long buried and his neighbors wanting nothing to do with him. Suddenly the fresh start Thom longed for seems downright impossible—until a spirited beauty from his past becomes his unlikely champion, and the walls around his injured heart begin to crumble…

Stay For Me: A Love Series Spin-Off

 Romance > New Adult
Author: Megan Smith, Elaine York, Sommer Stein

Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
Stay For Me: A Love Series Spin-Off

Eli Sabatino, determined to make a name for himself amid Seaside, New Jersey’s nightlife, has laid out the perfect plan for success. But that plan didn’t include Layla, the hopeful bartender who walked in for an interview. He knows, as an employee, this alluring blonde is off-limits but he can’t fight the undeniable force of attraction that pulls him toward her.

Layla Del Luca has the weight of the world on her shoulders. With a full course load, a boyfriend, a sister to take care of, and an alcoholic mother, she needs to regain control of her life.

Breaking Free (SEAL Team Heartbreakers Book 1)

 Military Romantic Suspense
Author: Teresa Reasor

Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
Breaking Free (Military Romantic Suspense) (SEAL Team Heartbreakers Book 1)

When LIEUTENANT ADAM “HAWK” YAZZIE rescues ENSIGN BRETT “CUTTER” WEAVER during a mission in Iraq, his faith in his team’s loyalty is shaken. Someone in the team attacked Cutter and left him for dead. But who?

ZOE WEAVER races to her brother Brett’s bedside. He stood by her while she fought her way back from a devastating injury, and she’s determined to do the same for him. Though drawn to Hawk’s good looks and steady strength, she’s reluctant to get involved with a man in uniform. But with Brett lying in a coma, Hawk may prove the key to what happened to her brother.

Heart of the Witch

Author: Alicia Dean

Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99
Heart of the Witch

A beautiful young witch must choose between maintaining the anonymity of her coven and trusting the detective who would bring a heartless serial killer to justice.

Semi-Charmed

 Romance > Paranormal
Author: Isabel Jordan

Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
Semi-Charmed: (an adult paranormal romance)

Psychic and paranormal PI Harper Hall isn’t that surprised when her business partner skips town. Really, she can’t help but feel it’s her own fault for trusting a guy named Romeo in the first place.

But if Harper wants to consult for the police on a high profile case, she’ll need a new partner– preferably one with some supernatural skills of his own. Enter Noah Riddick, a slayer left jobless by the legalization of vampirism.

Riddick’s dark secrets and shady past have forced him into exile from human society–an exile he was completely comfortable with until gorgeous and exasperating Harper waltzed into his life.

Strawburied in Chocolate (Black Cat Book 2)

 Mystery > Cozy > Culinary
Author: Lyndsey Cole

Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
Strawburied in Chocolate (Black Cat Cafe Cozy Mystery Series Book 2)

Annie Fisher wakes up on Friday the thirteenth, but she reminds herself she’s not superstitious. The Black Cat Café is loaded up with special Valentine’s Day goodies, the most popular being Annie’s chocolate covered strawberries. She is so looking forward to a romantic weekend with current flame, landlord and neighbor, Jason Hunter.

But when her Aunt Leona finds a body in Jason’s house, all plans for that romantic weekend are scrapped. All Annie, Leona, Mia and Jason can think about is who killed Lacy McGuire and why.

… See the rest of today’s Editor’s Picks here on page 2

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