Free Kindle books & bargains for Monday, July 17, 2017

Cades Cove: The Curse of Allie Mae (Cades Cove Series Book 1)

 Mystery > Police Procedurals
Author: Aiden James
FREE

Cades Cove: The Curse of Allie Mae (Cades Cove Series Book 1)

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.

Following the brutal murder of his best friend in Denver, and unprovoked attack on his oldest son, David desperately seeks to understand why a mysterious teenage girl has chosen to terrorize him and the males closest to him.

Superbia

 Thrillers > Crime
Author: Bernard Schaffer
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Superbia

After Frank O’Ryan gets shot in the line of duty, his first assignment is working with the most disliked man in his police department, Detective Vic Ajax. Ajax isn’t like the other cops. He doesn’t like them and they don’t like him. He hunts drug dealers and pedophiles. Now, Frank will enter a world where being real police means laying so much of your soul on the line, you might not make it out. But as Vic explains, if it keeps a little girl from having to testify about what some monster did to her, it’s worth it.

Together, they’ll resort to any means necessary to take down the scumbags, even if it means employing the interrogative services of a man in a six-foot bunny costume called The Truth Rabbit.

The Jefferson Allegiance (Presidential Series Book 1)

 Action & Adventure > War & Military
Author: Bob Mayer
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The Jefferson Allegiance (Presidential Series Book 1)

The 4th of July 1826. As Thomas Jefferson lies dying, he gives his part of his Jefferson Cipher to Edgar Allen Poe, with instructions to take the disks to West Point. In Massachusetts, John Adams entrusts his part of the Cipher to Colonel Thayer, the superintendent of the Military Academy. As Thayer rides away, Adams utters his final words: “Thomas Jefferson survives.”

In the present, Green Beret Paul Ducharme has been recalled from Afghanistan after the ‘accidental’ death of his best friend, the son of one of the Philosophers. While Ducharme is visiting his friend’s gravesite in Arlington, an old man is executed by a member from the Society of Cincinnati know as the Surgeon, who is seeking to gather all the pieces of the cipher. In a nearby restaurant, former CIA and now Curator at Monticello, Evie Tolliver, waits anxiously for her mentor to arrive, but he’s killed by the same assassin at the Zero Milestone.

The Uncloaked (The Uncloaked Trilogy Book 1)

 Science Fiction > Dystopian
Author: J. Rodes, Jennifer Rodewald
FREE

The Uncloaked (The Uncloaked Trilogy Book 1)

Braxton Luther is sixteen when the Progressive Reform Party takes over the government. It can’t be that bad. So they don’t want religion in government—that’s constitutional. He can’t understand his church’s hypersensitive reaction or his father’s cryptic warning to stand against the Party’s ultimatums.

But after living under the new government for a year, Braxton faces a choice—conform to the demands of the ungodded in order to protect his best friend, Eliza, or defy the system and go into hiding, ensuring a life of misery. Still certain that life will settle back into normalcy in the near future, Braxton chooses compliance.

Grace Space: A Direct Sales Tale

 Contemporary Fiction > Christian
Author: Robin Merrill
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Grace Space: A Direct Sales Tale

Darcy was 24, living with her parents, and struggling to make her student loan payments. So, when she heard that Grace Space Independent Consultants make $40 per hour, she could hardly wait to sign on the dotted line. That signature launched her into a crazy adventure full of embarrassing blunders, kooky characters, and sidesplitting laughs, and it’s not long before she starts to wonder if the purple dream is too good to be true.

Hold Tight

 Thrillers > Crime
Author: Harlan Coben
Regularly $7.99, Today $1.99

Hold Tight

Harlan Coben delivers a #1 New York Times bestseller that asks how well parents really know their children—and puts them on a technological roller coaster of their worst fears.

“We’re losing him.” With those words, Mike and Tia Baye decide to spy on their sixteen-year-old son Adam, who has become increasingly moody and withdrawn since the suicide of his best friend. The software they install on his computer shows them every Web site visited, every e-mail sent or received, every instant message. And each keystroke draws them deeper and deeper into a maze of mayhem and violence that could destroy them all…

Plants You Can’t Kill: 101 Easy-to-Grow Species for Beginning Gardeners

 Gardening & Horticulture
Author: Stacy Tornio
Regularly $16.99, Today $1.99

Plants You Can't Kill: 101 Easy-to-Grow Species for Beginning Gardeners

“I kill everything I plant.”

Does this sound like you or someone you know? Give yourself a pat on the back because admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery. And lucky for you, you can easily turn your brown thumb into a green one with the help of Plants You Can’t Kill.

Seriously?it doesn’t matter how many plants you’ve killed in gardens past. It’s time to put those experiences behind you and finally grow something in your empty and bare spots. This is the only gardening book you’ll ever need with more than 100 plant picks for every situation. You want veggies? We have ’em. You need to fill a big space? We have shrub ideas for you.

One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More

 Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Quick & Easy
Author: Editors of Martha Stewart Living
Regularly $5.99, Today $2.99

One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More

Using just one pan, you can stew, steam, sauté, simmer, braise, or roast your way to a fuss-free meal—and minimal cleanup to boot.

At the end of a busy day, you want to serve a delicious home-cooked dinner, a complete, all-in-one meal that can be prepared with little effort and few pans to wash. The editors of Martha Stewart Living present a brand-new collection of 120 recipes—organized by vessel—to help you do just that, all while adding savory new dishes to your weekly rotation.

One Pot is an exciting new way to approach everyday cooking: Imagine perfect pasta dishes for which everything goes in the pot at once (yes, that’s pasta, tomato, garlic, basil, and water all cooked together), dinner-party ready roasts with tender vegetables, and down-home casseroles, along with wholesome fish, chicken, and vegetarian dishes.

Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Day of Humor, Healing, and Hope in My Life as an Animal Surgeon

 Pets & Animal Care > Essays
Author: Nick Trout
Regularly $5.99, Today $1.99

Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Day of Humor, Healing, and Hope in My Life as an Animal Surgeon

From the front lines of modern medicine, Tell Me Where It Hurts is a fascinating insider portrait of a veterinarian, his furry patients, and the blend of old-fashioned instincts and cutting-edge technology that defines pet care in the twenty-first century.

For anyone who’s ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at your veterinarian’s office, Tell Me Where It Hurts offers a vicarious journey through twenty-four intimate, eye-opening, heartrending hours at the premier Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston. You’ll learn about the amazing progress of modern animal medicine, where organ transplants, joint replacements, and state-of-the-art cancer treatments have become more and more common.

Shogun (Asian Saga Book 1)

 Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: James Clavell
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99

Shogun (Asian Saga Book 1)

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

All brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power…

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Book

 Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Frozen Desserts
Author: Laura O’Neill, Benjamin Van Leeuwen, Peter Van Leeuwen
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Book

A collection of delicious and flavorful frozen treats made from simple, natural ingredients easily found in most pantries from Brooklyn’s beloved and wildly popular ice cream emporium.

The Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Book includes ice cream recipes for every palate and season, from beloved favorites like Vanilla to adventurous treats inspired by a host of international culinary influences, such as Masala Chai with Black Peppercorns and Apple Crumble with Calvados and Crème Fraîche. Each recipe—from the classic to the unexpected, from the simple to the advanced—features intense natural flavors, low sugar, and the best ingredients available.

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