Free Kindle books & bargains for Thursday, November 16, 2017

Whispered Lies: Web of Lies #1

  International Mystery & Crime
Author: Kathleen Brooks
FREE

Whispered Lies: Web of Lies #1

Government secrets are being sold and the newly-sworn-in President of the United States already feels out of options. Without knowing the full scope of the scandal, the president decides to turn to the one person he knows he can trust—former FBI Agent, Elizabeth James. Her deep distrust of the system is rooted in her unfair discharge from service. Now she sees a chance to restore her reputation and send a message to those that would use their power to destroy others’ lives.
Elizabeth is ordered to do whatever it takes to end this criminal organization, but she’s also told that this is completely off the books. Nothing can point back to the president until the entire network is dismantled.

Sam’s Song: A Sam Smith Mystery (The Sam Smith Mystery Series Book 1)

  Mystery > Private Investigators
Author: Hannah Howe
FREE

Sam's Song: A Sam Smith Mystery (The Sam Smith Mystery Series Book 1)

Love Hurts. For Derwena de Caro, songstress, female icon, teenage dream, success brought drugs, alcohol and a philandering boyfriend. It also brought wealth, fame and a stalker, or so she claimed. And that’s where I came in, to investigate the identity of the stalker, little realising that the trail would lead to murder and a scandal that would make the newspaper headlines for months on end.

Love Hurts. For me, Samantha Smith, Enquiry Agent, love arrived at the end of a fist. First, I had to contend with an alcoholic mother, who took her frustrations out on me throughout my childhood, then my husband, Dan, who regarded domestic violence as an integral part of marriage.

Legal Affairs: McKayla’s Story (The Legal Affairs Series Book 1)

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: Sawyer Bennett
FREE

Legal Affairs: McKayla's Story (The Legal Affairs Series Book 1)

One year ago, I graduated from law school and embarked on a career as a purveyor of high priced legal shenanigans.
Six months ago, my boyfriend dumped me when I thought he might be proposing.
Two weeks ago, I got drunk and joined a secret sex club.
Two days ago, I had a torrid one-night stand with a stranger.
Today? My one-night stand is no longer a stranger.
Today, he’s my new boss.

Temporary Bliss

 Romantic Comedy
Author: BJ Harvey, Jennifer Roberts-Hall
FREE

Temporary Bliss

Book 1 in the USA Today Bestselling Bliss series by BJ Harvey starts with the woman who started it all and the ‘superhero’ who proved her wrong. All five books in the series are now available for purchase.

Blurb:
Makenna Lewis cringes at any mention of the word commitment. She doesn’t want or need a relationship, but she does like sex (who doesn’t).

That explains Noah, Sean, and Zander, her three ‘friends with benefits’.

They know the score, they know they’re not the only one, and each of them provide her with a different physical need that she craves and enjoys.

Holiday Heist: A Humorous Romantic Cozy Mystery (A Recipe For Disaster Mystery Book 2)

 Mystery > Cozy
Author: Zanna Mackenzie
FREE

Holiday Heist: A Humorous Romantic Cozy Mystery (A Recipe For Disaster Mystery Book 2)

A stolen necklace, a famous actress with a secret, a jewel thief, and an attempt to bake an edible Christmas cake send Lizzie’s holiday plans spiraling into danger, chaos and disaster…

The holiday season means the chance to bake lots of yummy festive goodies – well, that’s the theory! When it comes to baking, Lizzie Carter’s still battling to make cakes that people actually want to eat as every recipe she’s tried so far has turned out completely inedible!

Thankfully, Lizzie is saved from spending days slaving away in a hot kitchen in an attempt to create a perfect mince pie by a chance to get sleuthing…

High Rollers: A Novel

 Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Logan C. Kane, Shelby Mena
FREE

High Rollers: A Novel

Faced with graduating with over 100,000 dollars in student loan debt, University of Miami freshman Cameron McKinney starts the largest sports betting ring in campus history. Business booms, supplying him with thousands of dollars of tax-free cash per week and the connections to experience South Beach nightlife as a VIP. Cameron raises the stakes, signing up hundreds of customers and taking on a group of jet-setting international bettors. As his illegal operation grows, so does his ego. His stormy relationship with the daughter of a prominent Republican Party lobbyist takes its toll on the business, and his business partner’s reckless lifestyle threatens to bring him down completely.

The Weekend Homesteader: A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Sufficiency

 Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Sustainable Living
Author: Anna Hess
Regularly $17.99, Today $1.99

The Weekend Homesteader: A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Sufficiency

The Weekend Homesteader is organized by month—so whether it’s January or June you’ll find exciting, short projects that you can use to dip your toes into the vast ocean of homesteading without getting overwhelmed. If you need to fit homesteading into a few hours each weekend and would like to have fun while doing it, these projects will be right up your alley, whether you live on a forty-acre farm, a postage-stamp lawn in suburbia, or a high rise.

You’ll learn about backyard chicken care, how to choose the best mushroom and berry species, and why and how to plant a no-till garden that heals the soil while providing nutritious food. Permaculture techniques will turn your homestead into a vibrant ecosystem and attract native pollinators while converting our society’s waste into high-quality compost and mulch.

Cold Fear (Cold Justice Book 4)

 Romantic Suspense
Author: Toni Anderson
Regularly $4.99, Today $0.99

Cold Fear (Cold Justice Book 4)

A relentless FBI profiler hunts a vicious killer.

When old evidence turns up on a fresh corpse, ASAC Lincoln Frazer is determined it won’t delay the execution of a convicted serial killer. But when more young women are brutally slain, it becomes clear—this new killer is intimately familiar with the old murders.

A dedicated emergency physician hides a dark secret.

Nathan Hale: The Life and Death of America’s First Spy

 Biographies & Memoirs > American Revolution
Author: M. William Phelps
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99

Nathan Hale: The Life and Death of America's First Spy

Few Americans know much more about Nathan Hale than his famous last words: “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” But who was the real Nathan Hale? M. William Phelps charts the life of this famed patriot and Connecticut’s state hero, following Hale’s rural childhood, his education at Yale, and his work as a schoolteacher. Even in his brief career, he distinguished himself by offering formal lessons to young women. Like many young Americans, he soon became drawn into the colonies’ war for independence, becoming a captain in Washington’s army. When the general was in need of a spy, Hale willingly rose to the challenge, bravely sacrificing his life for the sake of American liberty.

A Fashionably Dead Christmas: Hot Damned Series, Book 5

 Romance > Paranormal > Demons & Devils
Author: Robyn Peterman
Regularly $3.99, Today $0.99

A Fashionably Dead Christmas: Hot Damned Series, Book 5

It’s Christmas at the Cressida House and all Hell is breaking loose.

Tree? Decorated and lit. Elf on a Shelf? Seated with style. Baby Jesus on the mantle? Fourteen neatly in a row. Life sized Nutcracker? Creepy, but standing proud. Invitations sent to entire immortal family to celebrate the holiday? Possibly the stupidest damn thing I’ve ever done.

Mixing Heaven and Hell on my cousin’s famous birthday seemed like such a brilliant idea. I wanted my baby’s first Christmas to be special—memorable. I’d like chalk my heinous idea up to having been fallen down drunk, but that won’t fly as it’s insanely difficult for a Vampyre to tie one on. So instead I’ll deal with obscene gifts from relatives, kidnapped rock stars and catering by Mother Nature.

Cut, Crop & Die: Book #2 in the Kiki Lowenstein Mystery Series

 Mystery > Cozy
Author: Joanna Campbell Slan
Regularly $3.99, Today $0.99

Cut, Crop & Die: Book #2 in the Kiki Lowenstein Mystery Series

When widely hated hobbyist Yvonne Gaynor eats a tainted pastry at Kiki’s scrapbooking party, it triggers an allergy that leads to Yvonne’s death. Someone tampered with the treats! Even though Yvonne had enough enemies to fill a memory album, the blame is pinned on the store where Kiki works. Now our intrepid scrapbooker faces two threats: a job loss and jail time. Despite help from the handsome yet annoyingly coy Detective Detweiler, Kiki has her work cut out for her in solving the crime.

The Great Turkey Caper (Agnes Barton Book 1)

 Mystery > Cozy
Author: Madison Johns
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

The Great Turkey Caper (Novella) (An Agnes Barton Holiday Mystery Series Book 1)

As Thanksgiving approaches, the holiday is not the only thing on everyone’s mind in Tawas. Bagging the huge, yet elusive, tom turkey is—with a prize of five thousand dollars. That is, until the body of a meter reader turns up on Bernice’s property shot with an arrow!

Agnes is flabbergasted. Not at the murder, but at Bernice trying to drag the body off her property. When Bernice’s reputation as the cat lady is finally unveiled, she joins forces with Agnes and Eleanor to solve The Great Turkey Caper

Stupid Cupid: A Laugh Out Loud Romantic Comedy! (The Silver Ring Book 1)

 Fiction > Humor & Satire
Author: Sharon Karaa
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

Stupid Cupid: A Laugh Out Loud Romantic Comedy! (The Silver Ring Book 1)

Annabelle Pearson was in love. For three years, she’d worshipped the sexy but aloof Nicholas Nattrass from afar, wistfully dreaming of a time when he’d love her back, or at the very least notice she existed. All that was about to change, however, when she starts seeing things that she shouldn’t, things that couldn’t possibly exist, like the Grim Reaper and the Tooth Fairy, for example. The last straw comes when she spots Cupid, about to shoot his arrow at her beloved, and in a desperate bid to save her dream, she wallops him one with her handbag.

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