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Archive | January 22, 2018

Free Kindle books & bargains for Monday, January 22, 2018

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Dark Places (Dark Places Of The Earth Book 1)

 Fiction > Action & Adventure > Travel
Author: Jon Evans
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Dark Places (Dark Places Of The Earth Book 1)

Paul Wood is a modern vagabond, a man who chooses to leave the comforts of San Francisco to spend months backpacking through some of the world’s most challenging terrain. While hiking in the Himalayas, Paul gets more of a rush than he bargained for when he finds the body of a murdered hiker – mutilated in a way he has witnessed once before, in Africa, years ago and thousands of miles away.

The police in Nepal, anxious to quell a scandal, close the case and declare the victim a suicide. Only Paul is left to search for answers. He reaches out to his farflung tribe of fellow backpackers for help, and his discoveries lead him to a terrible conclusion: a killer is stalking the international backpacker trail, preying on victims in wild places far beyond the reach of any authorities.

The First Men in the Moon

  Literature & Fiction > Classics
Author: H. G. Wells, Golden Deer Classics
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The First Men in the Moon

The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon by the impecunious businessman Mr Bedford and the brilliant but eccentric scientist Dr Cavor. On arrival, Bedford and Cavor find the moon inhabited by a race of moon-folk the two call “Selenites.” The novel can also be read as a critique of prevailing political opinions from the turn of the century, particularly of imperialism.

Protecting His Forever (Forever Series Book 1)

 Romance > Mystery & Suspense
Author: LeAnn Ashers
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Protecting His Forever (Forever Series Book 1)

Sydney
I always thought soulmates were an illusion dreamed up in fairytales until Kane. He stormed in during the scariest moment of my life, and even though he fights his own demons, he fights harder for me. Together, we have an unbreakable bond.

Kane
I’m ruthless, especially when it comes to Sydney. She has a stalker, and he’s brought company. Sydney is MINE, and I will do whatever it takes to keep her safe. But, when we’re hit with a surprise, our lives are changed forever…

Slow Burning Lies

 Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Ray Backley
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Slow Burning Lies

A coffee shop in Chicago is just closing. The last waitress goes to lock up.
But a man appears at the door, desperate to talk to her, to tell her Patrick’s story. He says she is the only person he can trust.
The waitress decides to let him come in, and he tells her a twisting tale of a man driven to the edge of madness by evil dreams.
But just who is Patrick? Some poor demented soul still suffering somewhere?
Or the man sitting in front of her?

Rumors of Marty Goode

 Contemporary Fiction > Religious
Author: Jeff Ryan Williams
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Rumors of Marty Goode

Imagine a story, whispered at a cocktail party near midnight and given with the greatest assurances, about a man who could not die–rumors of someone of consequence, passing through the centuries devoted, discreet and unscathed.
Would you dismiss it? Or would you want to know more?
And if it were possible, and if you could find the nerve, would you go looking? And when you found him, what might be waiting?

Whistlin’ Dixie: A Tempered Steel Novel

 Literature & Fiction > Humor & Satire
Author: Maggie Adams, Jennifer Jakes
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Whistlin' Dixie: A Tempered Steel Novel

A man on a mission….
Mackenzie Coalson was determined to rebuild his hometown after a devastating flood left it in ruins. He has no time for a relationship and all the romantic junk that goes with it. He has a vandal to catch and no sweet smelling bundle of femininity is going to sway him.

A woman protecting her family…..
Dixie Harris charged into the county sheriff’s office with a sassy sway and a smart mouth, eager to give the sheriff, and anyone else, a piece of her mind. When she locks horns with the devil himself, in the form of Mac Coalson, she quickly learns he has a temper to rival hers, even if he’s the living epitome of her sexual fantasies.

Centennial: A Novel

 Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: James A. Michener, Steve Berry
Regularly $9.99, Today $2.99

Centennial: A Novel

Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener’s magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America’s past, the story of Colorado—the Centennial State—is manifested through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country; the cowboy, Jim Lloyd, who falls in love with a wealthy and cultured Englishwoman, Charlotte Seccombe. In Centennial, trappers, traders, homesteaders, gold seekers, ranchers, and hunters are brought together in the dramatic conflicts that shape the destiny of the legendary West—and the entire country.

The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion: A Novel

  Literary Humor
Author: Fannie Flagg
Regularly $11.99, Today $2.99

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion: A Novel

The one and only Fannie Flagg, beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven, and I Still Dream About You, is at her hilarious and superb best in this new comic mystery novel about two women who are forced to reimagine who they are.

Mrs. Sookie Poole of Point Clear, Alabama, has just married off the last of her daughters and is looking forward to relaxing and perhaps traveling with her husband, Earle. The only thing left to contend with is her mother, the formidable Lenore Simmons Krackenberry. Lenore may be a lot of fun for other people, but is, for the most part, an overbearing presence for her daughter.

Einstein’s Dreams (Vintage Contemporaries)

 Science Fiction > Time Travel
Author: Alan Lightman
Regularly $13.99, Today $2.99

Einstein's Dreams (Vintage Contemporaries)

A modern classic, Einstein’s Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905, about time, relativity and physics. As the defiant but sensitive young genius is creating his theory of relativity, a new conception of time, he imagines many possible worlds. In one, time is circular, so that people are fated to repeat triumphs and failures over and over. In another, there is a place where time stands still, visited by lovers and parents clinging to their children. In another, time is a nightingale, sometimes trapped by a bell jar.

The Rye Baker: Classic Breads from Europe and America

 Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Baking > Bread
Author: Stanley Ginsberg
Regularly $35.00, Today $1.99

The Rye Baker: Classic Breads from Europe and America

“A must-have for all serious bread bakers; an instant classic.”—Peter Reinhart, author of Bread Revolution
True rye bread—the kind that stands at the center of northern and eastern European food culture—is something very special. With over 70 classic recipes, The Rye Baker introduces bakers to the rich world of rye bread from both the old world and the new. Award-winning author Stanley Ginsberg presents recipes spanning from the immigrant breads of America to rustic French pains de seigle, the earthy ryes of Alpine Austria and upper Italy, the crackly knäckebröds of Scandinavia, and the diverse breads of Germany, the Baltic countries, Poland, and Russia.

The Cat Who Went Up the Creek (Cat Who… Book 24)

  Mystery > Cozy > Animals
Author: Lilian Jackson Braun
Regularly $7.99, Today $1.99

The Cat Who Went Up the Creek (Cat Who... Book 24)

Prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran and his Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum, must solve a complicated caper while on vacation in this charming cozy mystery in the New York Times bestselling Cat Who series.

Jim Qwilleran is enjoying his stay at the Nutcracker Inn in Black Creek. His two Siamese, Koko and Yum Yum, don’t seem quite as pleased with the accommodations…though Koko does enjoy keeping a keen eye on the squirrels and other local wildlife. Then, while Koko’s eagerly watching some jumping trout, he spots something else: a body floating downstream.

Parent Effectiveness Training: The Proven Program for Raising Responsible Children

  Family Relationships > Conflict Resolution
Author: Dr Thomas Gordon
Regularly $11.99, Today $1.99

Parent Effectiveness Training: The Proven Program for Raising Responsible Children

P.E.T., or Parent Effectiveness Training, began almost forty years ago as the first national parent-training program to teach parents how to communicate more effectively with kids and offer step-by-step advice to resolving family conflicts so everybody wins. This beloved classic is the most studied, highly praised, and proven parenting program in the world — and it will work for you. Now revised for the first time since its initial publication, this groundbreaking guide will show you:
How to avoid being a permissive parent
How to listen so kids will talk to you and talk so kids will listen to you
How to teach your children to “own” their problems and to solve them
How to use the “No-Lose” method to resolve conflicts

Ghost Shadow (The Bone Island Trilogy Book 1)

  Romance > Paranormal > Ghosts
Author: Heather Graham
Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99

Ghost Shadow (The Bone Island Trilogy Book 1)

There are those who walk among us who are no longer alive, but not yet crossed over. They seek retribution…vengeance…to warn. Among the living, few intuit their presence.

Katie O’Hara is one who can.

As she’s drawn deeper and deeper into a gruesome years-old murder, whispered warnings from a spectral friend become more and more insistent. But Katie must uncover the truth: could David Beckett really be guilty of his fiancée’s murder?

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