Free Kindle books & bargains for Thursday, November 23, 2017

Escape to Osprey Cove: Book 1 of The Osprey Cove Lodge Series

 Romance > Mystery & Suspense
Author: Luisa Marietta Gold
FREE

Escape to Osprey Cove: Book 1 of The Osprey Cove Lodge Series

What Doug finds in the secret compartment of his new red Corvette will forever change his life. It will also change Catherine’s. Doug and Catherine come from two different worlds. Catherine’s world is one of privilege and wealth. Doug grew up dirt poor and full of envy of others who had the things that he wanted but could not have. His goal was to one day have all the things he coveted. Their worlds collide when Catherine, VP of a large New York City marketing firm, hires Doug. As soon as Doug learns of Catherine’s wealth, he sees Catherine as his ticket to all the things he covets. After a whirlwind courtship, they are married.

Poor boy meets rich girl should have resulted in “happily ever after” — not exactly. Doug quickly learns he also covets independence.

Waking Wolfe (Scott Wolfe Series Book 1)

 Thrillers > Espionage
Author: S.L. Shelton
FREE

Waking Wolfe (Scott Wolfe Series Book 1)

A moving story of self discovery and romance–with a lot of shooting and neck snapping.

Actually, it’s more like: Boy with low impulse control flies to Europe to save his ex-girlfriend from terrorists because he sucked at being a boyfriend and feels guilty.

Okay, let’s be totally honest here: Smart assed tech with a secret even he doesn’t know, is manipulated by his own brain to face terrorists, Russian Mob, the CIA and certain death for a girl he doesn’t really love.

There…nailed it.
Book 1 of an Amazon Bestselling Series.
Scott Wolfe is a talented computer and electronics security specialist and an avid rock climber. He’s a pretty typical twenty-something; he likes to party, he’s bad at relationships, and he is a bit more adventurous than common sense would dictate.

Positive Thinking: Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life! Optimism, Mindset, Self Improvement & Brain Training

  Developmental Psychology > Lifespan Development
Author: Theo Gold
FREE

Positive Thinking: Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life! Optimism, Mindset, Self Improvement & Brain Training (Gratitude, Self Belief, Vizualization, Mindfulness)

This is not your run of the mill power of positive thinking book. It not only tells you about the power of positive thinking and how to utilize this to change your life, but it also explains HOW this works, how your mind works and why negative thinking can and will bring about negative consequences.

The author draws upon real life circumstances and analogies to bring the information contained within this book to life, explaining in detail not only how or thinking can keep us from succeeding, but tells us why it works the way it works and how we can combat it to help us succeed in meeting our goals and being the person we were truly meant to be. He does this in a no-nonsense straight forward manner, encouraging us to be the best we can be by silencing those thoughts that tend to put us in this negative cycle.

Captivated (Vampire Affliction Novel 1): Paranormal Characters, Vampire Romance, and Werewolf Action

 Romance > Paranormal > Vampires
Author: E.M. Jade, Ariel Body
FREE

Captivated (Vampire Affliction Novel 1): Paranormal Characters, Vampire Romance, and Werewolf Action

After Mindy’s childhood best friend, Dean Aiken, shuts her and everyone else out of his life, she learns to move on. Years pass and she gets used to the fact that he’s no longer a part of her life, but things begin to change…

Mindy’s new best friend, Markus Medina, witnesses Dean kill two people behind a club. Mindy has a hard time believing him, especially when he mentions that the bodies disappear. Poof! Into thin air. Markus decides he has to follow Dean around in order to get evidence that he’s been killing people, so he doesn’t sound like a nut to the police.

Despite Marcus’ crazy theories about the possibility of Dean not being human. And not to mention the fact that he’s dangerous. Mindy can’t help that she may be falling in love with him.

Ash – A Thriller (Asher Benson Book 1)

 Horror > Occult
Author: Jason Brant
FREE

Ash - A Thriller (Asher Benson Book 1)

9 AM EST: A senator shoots himself on national television.

10:32 AM EST: An entire floor of government agents leap to their death from their office building.

12:57 PM EST: All the police officers inside a station murder each other.

And the day has just begun.

Lieutenant Asher Benson left Iraq with a traumatic brain injury, PTSD, and a Purple Heart. His doctors warned that the symptoms would be life altering. They had no idea. As his body healed, the thoughts of those around him began to echo through Ash’s mind, stretching the boundaries of his sanity.

Five years later, Ash is drowning the voices with copious amounts of booze and self-loathing.

Falling for Mr. Statham: A Billionaire Romance (Boxed Set)

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: Whitney G.
FREE

Falling for Mr. Statham: A Billionaire Romance (Boxed Set)

Claire Gracen’s life is picture perfect. Her career as a marketing director is on the brink of being legendary, and her marriage to her high school sweetheart has never been stronger. No, wait. It has. It used to be amazing and fulfilling, but one day Claire realizes that she’s been living a lie and her best friend and husband have committed the ultimate betrayal.

Broken and depressed, Claire is in need of something new–new city, new job, new friends.

When she happens to attract the interest of the sexiest man she’s ever met, a man significantly younger than her, she immediately turns him down–only to later discover that this man is Jonathan Statham, self-made billionaire and CEO of Statham Industries. Her boss.

The Opportunist (Love Me With Lies Book 1)

 Women’s Fiction > Romance
Author: Tarryn Fisher
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

The Opportunist (Love Me With Lies Book 1)

Olivia Kaspen has just discovered that her ex -boyfriend, Caleb Drake, has lost his memory. With an already lousy reputation for taking advantage of situations, Olivia must decide how far she is willing to go to get Caleb back. Wrestling to keep her true identity and their sordid past under wraps, Olivia’s greatest obstacle is Caleb’s wicked, new girlfriend; Leah Smith. It is a race to the finish as these two vipers engage in a vicious tug of war to possess a man who no longer remembers them. But, soon enough Olivia must face the consequences of her lies, and in the process discover that sometimes love falls short of redemption

The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House Tapes

 Politics & Government
Author: David Coleman
Regularly $16.95, Today $1.99

The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House Tapes

“A portrait of the JFK White House after the Cuban Missile Crisis as it really was…human and revealing.” —Evan Thomas
Popular history marks October 28, 1962, as the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Yet as JFK’s secretly recorded White House tapes reveal, the aftermath of the crisis was a political and diplomatic minefield. The president had to push hard to get Khrushchev to remove Soviet weaponry from Cuba without reigniting the volatile situation, while also tackling midterm elections and press controversy. With a new preface that highlights recently declassified information, historian David G. Coleman puts readers in the Oval Office during the turning point of Kennedy’s presidency and the watershed of the Cold War.

Marrow

  Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Tarryn Fisher
Regularly $3.99, Today $0.99

Marrow

In the Bone there is a house.

In the house there is a girl.

In the girl there is a darkness.

Margo is not like other girls. She lives in a derelict neighborhood called the Bone, in a cursed house, with her cursed mother, who hasn’t spoken to her in over two years. She lives her days feeling invisible. It’s not until she develops a friendship with her wheelchair-bound neighbor, Judah Grant, that things begin to change. When neighborhood girl, seven-year-old Neveah Anthony, goes missing, Judah sets out to help Margo uncover what happened to her.

The Joys of Travel: And Stories That Illuminate Them

 Travel Writing
Author: Thomas Swick
Regularly $24.99, Today $1.99

The Joys of Travel: And Stories That Illuminate Them

The Joys of Travel: And Stories that Illuminate Them is a collection of Thomas Swick’s personal essays on what he has identified as “the seven joys of travel”: anticipation, movement, break from routine, novelty, discovery, emotional connection and heightened appreciation of home.

The Joys of Travel awakens readers to pleasures that, as travelers, they may be taking for granted. It also shows non-travelers what they’ve been missing. It offers tips on how people can get the most out of their trips, as well as the titles of travel classics that will not only prepare them for the places they visit but make those places more meaningful once they get there. And it tells, through memories and stories, the tale of someone who has made a living writing about travel.

Saving the CEO (49th Floor Novels Book 1)

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: Jenny Holiday
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

Saving the CEO (49th Floor Novels Book 1)

He’s making a list…and breaking every rule on it…

Real estate mogul Jack Winter has rules. Lots of rules. After all, a man doesn’t build an empire without a little discipline. And on page one of the rulebook? Don’t sleep with your employees. Especially when there’s a multimillion dollar real estate deal at stake…

Luckily for Jack, Cassie James isn’t really his employee. She’s a hot bartender who just happens to be the math genius he needs, and if they share a wicked chemistry? Well, that’s just a sexy little perk. So they strike a deal: Cassie helps Jack with the merger. And until the deal goes through at Christmas, they can indulge every impulse they desire.

But the more rules Jack makes, the more he seems to break…

Gone South

 Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Robert R. McCammon
Regularly $17.99, Today $1.99

Gone South

Two decades after he finished serving his country in the jungles of Southeast Asia, Dan Lambert still pays the price. As he hustles for construction work in the heat of a brutal Louisiana summer, Dan tries to ignore the pounding in his head—a constant reminder of the Agent Orange–caused leukemia which will soon end his life. And now the bank wants to repossess his truck. His attempt to reason with the loan officer does not get him far. Dan loses himself in rage, and for a moment is back in the jungle again. When he comes out of his bloodlust, he has shot the banker through the chest. There is nothing to do but run.
On his trail are two peculiar bounty hunters: a onetime Siamese twin and a heavyset Elvis impersonator. To save his own life, Dan is going to have to remember why it was worth living in the first place.

Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players

 Puzzles & Games > Word Games
Author: Stefan Fatsis
Regularly $14.99, Today $1.99

Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players

Stefan Fatsis, a former Wall Street Journal reporter and National Public Radio regular, recounts his remarkable rise through the ranks of elite Scrabble players while exploring the game’s strange, potent hold over them—and him.

Scrabble might truly be called America’s game. More than two million sets are sold every year and at least thirty million American homes have one. But the game’s most talented competitors inhabit a sphere far removed from the masses of “living room players.” Theirs is a surprisingly diverse subculture whose stars include a vitamin-popping standup comic; a former bank teller whose intestinal troubles earn him the nickname “G.I. Joel”; a burly, unemployed African American from Baltimore’s inner city; the three-time national champion who plays according to Zen principles; and Fatsis himself, who we see transformed from a curious reporter to a confirmed Scrabble nut.

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