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The Trouble with Dating a Movie Star: Book One in the Red Carpet Series

 Romantic Comedy
Author: Z.N. Willett
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The Trouble with Dating a Movie Star: Book One in the Red Carpet Series

A.P. Moore’s provocative romance throws her onto the Best Sellers list, but Alexandria’s life was far from the steamy pages of her romance.

Andrew Hughes, the most desired man in Hollywood was at the height of his career. Nothing could be better, until a chance meeting with Alexandria Moore that went horribly wrong. The man who had everything soon realized what Hollywood couldn’t give him.

Or could it?

 

1930: Book Three (The 1929 Series)

 Historical Romance
Author: M.L. Gardner
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1930: Book Three (The 1929 Series)

After the gloomy memorial, the formerly pampered 1929 characters mourn the loss of Aryl Sullivan. Claire, now a pregnant widow, is too devastated to cope and withdraws from the group, delving into a deep depression. Caleb drowns his own sorrow in a bottle of whiskey, and Jonathan becomes obsessed with finding the true cause for the boat’s explosion. And Ava anxiously awaits the birth of their child.

As the family and friends come to grips with Aryl’s death, the struggle to survive both emotionally and financially strains everyone in different ways.

So it’s up to Maura to see them past the worst of it, but she faces setbacks of her own when complications arise in her pregnancy.

My Fair Lily (The Farthingale Series Book 1)

  Historical Romance > Scottish
Author: Meara Platt
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My Fair Lily (The Farthingale Series Book 1)

Ewan Cameron, estranged grandson of the Duke of Lotheil, is in London because of a deathbed promise made to his father and has no intention of staying beyond his three month obligation. Nothing can tempt him to remain, not even Lily, the beautiful bluestocking determined not only to restore relations between him and his grandfather, but to turn Ewan into a proper gentleman. Ewan, proud of his Scottish heritage, refuses to admit that Lily, a blue-eyed, English girl, has claimed his heart. It doesn’t matter that his big lump of a sheepdog is madly in love with her. Nor is it significant that Ewan can always tell Lily apart from her identical twin sister. Always.

The History Buff’s Guide to the Civil War: The best, the worst, the largest, and the most lethal top ten rankings

 History > United States > Civil War
Author: Thomas R. Flagel
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The History Buff's Guide to the Civil War: The best, the worst, the largest, and the most lethal top ten rankings of the Civil War (History Buff's Guides)

 

The History Buff’s Guide to the Civil War clears the powder smoke surrounding the war that changed America forever. What were the best, the worst, the largest, and the most lethal aspects of the conflict? With over thirty annotated top ten lists and unexpected new findings, author Thomas R. Flagel will have you debating the most intriguing questions of the Civil War in no time. From the top ten causes of the war to the top ten bloodiest battles, this invaluable guide to the great war between the states will delight and inform you about one of the most crucial periods in American history.

 

Third Son’s a Charm (The Survivors Book 1)

  Historical Romance > Regency
Author: Shana Galen
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Third Son's a Charm (The Survivors Book 1)

 

Fiercely loyal to his friends and comrades, Ewan Mostyn is the toughest in a group of younger sons of nobility who met as soldiers and are now trying desperately to settle back into peaceful Society. Ewan trusts his brawn more than his brains, but when he’s offered a job watching the Duke of Ridlington’s stubbornly independent daughter, he finds both are challenged.

Lady Lorraine wants none of her father’s high-handed ways, and she’ll do everything in her power to avoid her distressingly attractive bodyguard—until she lands herself in real trouble. Lorraine begins to see Ewan’s protectiveness in a new light, and she can only hope that her stoic guardian will do for her what he’s always done—fight for what he wants.

The Tom Swift MEGAPACK®: 25 Complete Novels

 Literature & Fiction > Classics
Author: Victor Appleton
Regularly $0.99, Today $0.55

The Tom Swift MEGAPACK®: 25 Complete Novels

The Tom Swift Megapack presents the first 25 volumes of the famous series in proper order, with original cover illustrations. Included are:

  • Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle
  • Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat
  • Tom Swift and His Airship
  • Tom Swift and His Submarine Boat
  • Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout
  • Tom Swift and His Wireless Message
  • Tom Swift among the Diamond Makers
  • Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice
  • Tom Swift and His Sky Racer
  • Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle
  • Tom Swift in the City of Gold
  • Tom Swift and His Air Glider
  • Tom Swift in Captivity
  • Tom Swift and His Wizard Camera
  • Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight
  • Tom Swift and His Giant Cannon
  • Tom Swift and His Photo Telephone
  • Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship
  • Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel
  • Tom Swift In the Land of Wonders
  • Tom Swift and His War Tank
  • Tom Swift and His Air Scout
  • Tom Swift and His Undersea Search
  • Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters
  • Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive

Sanctus: A Novel (Sancti Trilogy Book 1)

 Thrillers > Conspiracies
Author: Simon Toyne
Regularly $4.99, Today $1.99

Sanctus: A Novel (Sancti Trilogy Book 1)

If you are a fan of top-notch conspiracy fiction that keeps you up late nights turning pages—if the bestselling novels of Steve Berry, James Rollins, Dan Brown, Raymond Khoury, and Chris Kuzneski make your heart race faster—then remember the name Simon Toyne! Already a smash instant bestseller in the United Kingdom (“Intriguing and engaging…[with a] relentless pace” The Sun) Toyne’s Sanctus is, quite simply, one of the most extraordinary conspiracy thriller debuts in many years. In this electrifying, nonstop adventure, a young newspaper reporter, driven by the memory of her lost brother, uncovers a dark secret nurtured for 3,000 years by blood and lies by adherents of an ancient, unknown religion in a Vatican-like citadel hidden away for millennia from unwelcomed prying eyes.

 

The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA

 History > Military > Intelligence & Espionage
Author: Antonio J. Mendez
Regularly $7.99, Today $1.99

The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA

From the author of Argo comes an unforgettable behind-the-scenes story of espionage in action. In the first ever memoir by a top-level operative to be authorized by the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez reveals the cunning tricks and insights that helped save hundreds from deadly situations.

Adept at creating new identities for anyone, anywhere, Mendez was involved in operations all over the world, from “Wild West” adventures in East Asia to Cold War intrigue in Moscow. In 1980, he orchestrated the escape of six Americans from a hostage situation in revolutionary Tehran, Iran. This extraordinary operation inspired the movie Argo, directed by and starring Ben Affleck.

Three James Herriot Classics: All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful

 Animal Care & Pets > Essays
Author: James Herriot
Regularly $39.99, Today $5.99

Three James Herriot Classics: All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful

Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the natural world. Collected here are three of his masterpieces—All Creatures Great and SmallAll Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful—which have been winning over animal lovers everywhere for almost fifty years. From his night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals—and their owners—that pass through his office, Herriot vividly evokes the daily challenges and joys that come with being a veterinarian.

A Crabby Killer (Moosamuck Island Cozy Mystery Series Book 2)

 Mystery > Private Investigators
Author: Leighann Dobbs
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

A Crabby Killer (Moosamuck Island Cozy Mystery Series Book 2)

How far will the Islanders go protect one of their own?

When the body of an ‘outsider’ is found stuffed in the crab boil pot right before the opening of Mooseamuck Island’s annual Crab Festival, the islanders aren’t too worried. After all, outsider business is none of their concern. They just don’t want something as inconvenient as a murder to put a damper on their festival.

But when the victim’s real reasons for being on the island are revealed, suspicions fall on several of the long time island residents. Claire and Dom find themselves in the unenviable position of having to team up to prove the innocence of their friends … too bad each of them have a different idea of who is innocent.

Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival (P.S.)

 Biographies & Memoirs
Author: Norman Ollestad
Regularly $7.99, Today $1.99

Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival (P.S.)

The story itself could take your breath away: an 11-year-old boy, the only survivor of a small-plane crash in the San Gabriel Mountains in 1979, makes his way to safety down an icy mountain face in a blizzard, using the skills and determination he learned from his father. But it’s the way that Norman Ollestad tells his tale that makes Crazy for the Storm a memoir that will last. He almost has too much to tell: a way-larger-than-life father–former child actor, FBI man (who took on Hoover in a controversial book), and surfer who drove his son to test his limits in the surf and on the slopes; a youth spent in the short-lived counterculture paradise of Topanga Canyon; a stepfather who could give Tobias Wolff’s a run for his money; and of course the crash.

Vanguard #4: Open Secrets (Star Trek: Vanguard)

 Science Fiction > TV, Movie, Video Game Adaptations
Author: Dayton Ward
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

Vanguard #4: Open Secrets (Star Trek: Vanguard)

With tensions mounting between the Federation and the Klingon Empire, Ambassador Jetanien works frantically on Starbase Vanguard to halt the escalation toward war. Commodore Diego Reyes, the station’s former commander, awaits trial for treason, while the shattered mind of his intelligence officer, T’Prynn, becomes the battlefield in a fight for her very life.

But even as matters deteriorate, the discoveries made in the Taurus Reach have captured the imagination of one of the Federation’s most promising scientific minds: Dr. Carol Marcus believes she is close to solving a puzzle that will transform her life’s work.

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