Page 2 of today’s Kindle freebies and bargains

The House on Mayberry Road

 Horror > Ghosts
Author: Troy McCombs

The House on Mayberry Road

‘A house not only haunted by spirits but infested with beings beyond the limits of human imagination’

When four adventurous teenagers go to investigate the supposed ‘haunted house’ out on Mayberry Road, they get more than they‘d bargained for. One boy ends up dead, two others psychotic, and another comatose. The house is not just haunted, it is somehow alive. And extremely dangerous.

When Darkness Reigns

 True Crime
Author: Philip Remington Dunn

When Darkness Reigns

Tony Estrada somehow managed to avoid the bloody gang culture of his neighborhood. Never arrested, at eighteen he enlisted in the Army on a three-year stint. Honorably discharged, he came home. He hadn’t been there a month before his arrest, the night that changed his life forever.

A veteran turned prisoner-serving life; Estrada was convicted of murder and plunged into the dark world of the Mexican Mafia, serving time in the meanest prison in California. With no one to trust, Tony was sustained by his faith and a deep, abiding sense of his own innocence.

Somebody Doesn’t Like Sarah Leigh

 Mystery > Cozy
Author: Peg Herring

Somebody Doesn't Like Sarah Leigh

When a long-time friendship dies, does murder follow? Decades past junior high in a small, northern Michigan town, Caroline Batzer is snubbed by her best friend. At first confused, she’s later stunned to learn Sarah Leigh betrayed her in a way she’d never have suspected. In an all-too-public setting, Caroline airs her anger at the woman everyone else in town considers saintly. When Sarah disappears soon afterward, it looks like Caroline murdered her. Desperately she tries to figure out who else could have done it—Sarah’s philandering husband? Her useless son?

One Day at A Time: A Rockin’ Country Novella

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: Laramie Briscoe, Kari Ayasha, Lindsay Hopper
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

One Day at A Time: A Rockin' Country Novella

Celebrity Couple.
Perfect in the public eye; imperfect in private.
Perfectly imperfect for each other.

Reaper and Harmony are finally off the road and ready to just be Garrett and Hannah. Excitement turns into fear when they start to learn more about each other. Gone is the glitz and glamour of hotel rooms and living on the road.

Now it’s real-life, and they have to learn how to deal with one another on a day-to-day basis.

Will they be able to withstand the pressure, or will they fold under the weight of the public machine?

They know the only thing they can do is take it one day at a time

The Round House: A Novel

 Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Louise Erdrich
Regularly $9.99, Today $2.99

The Round House: A Novel

One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family.

Riveting and suspenseful, arguably the most accessible novel to date from the creator of Love Medicine, The Beet Queen, and The Bingo Palace, Erdrich’s The Round House is a page-turning masterpiece of literary fiction—at once a powerful coming-of-age story, a mystery, and a tender, moving novel of family, history, and culture.


 Literary Fiction > Psychological
Author: Barbara Taylor Sissel
Regularly $3.99, Today $2.00


It’s the phone call every parent dreads: in the middle of the night, Sandy Cline learns that her twenty-year-old son, Jordan, has been in a car accident. Her nephew, Travis, was also in the car, along with Travis’s girlfriend. All three are alive—but barely. The car was smashed against a tree along a remote and winding road, beautiful but deadly, in their rural Texas Hill Country town.

In the wake of the car crash, the close-knit family is tested like never before. Jenna, Travis’s mother, blames Jordan—as well as her sister, Sandy—after reports surface that Jordan had been driving. As the young adults struggle to survive, tension between their parents escalates. But when trust is broken and a shocking family secret is exposed, it creates a perfect storm of harrowing consequences.

Angles of Attack (Frontlines Book 3)

 Science Fiction > Military > Space Marine
Author: Marko Kloos
Regularly $4.99, Today $1.99

Angles of Attack (Frontlines Book 3)

The alien forces known as the Lankies are gathering on the solar system’s edge, consolidating their conquest of Mars and setting their sights on Earth. The far-off colony of New Svalbard, cut off from the rest of the galaxy by the Lanky blockade, teeters on the verge of starvation and collapse. The forces of the two Earth alliances have won minor skirmishes but are in danger of losing the war. For battle-weary staff sergeant Andrew Grayson and the ragged forces of the North American Commonwealth, the fight for survival is entering a catastrophic new phase.

Forging an uneasy alliance with their Sino-Russian enemies, the NAC launches a hybrid task force on a long shot: a stealth mission to breach the Lanky blockade and reestablish supply lines with Earth.

Orphan #8: A Novel

 Literary Fiction > LGBT
Author: Kim van Alkemade
Regularly $8.99, Today $1.99

Orphan #8: A Novel

In this stunning new historical novel inspired by true events, Kim van Alkemade tells the fascinating story of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous medical experiments in a New York City Jewish orphanage years before.

In 1919, Rachel Rabinowitz is a vivacious four-year-old living with her family in a crowded tenement on New York City’s Lower Eastside. When tragedy strikes, Rachel is separated from her brother Sam and sent to a Jewish orphanage where Dr. Mildred Solomon is conducting medical research. Subjected to X-ray treatments that leave her disfigured, Rachel suffers years of cruel harassment from the other orphans.

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 1: Squirrel Power

 Graphic Novels > Superheroes
Author: Ryan North, Steve Ditko, Will Murray, Steve Ditko, Erica Henderson
Regularly $6.99, Today $2.99

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 1: Squirrel Power (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015))

Doctor Doom, Deadpool, even Thanos: There’s one hero who’s beaten them all — and now she’s starring in her own series! That’s right, it’s SQUIRREL GIRL! The nuttiest and most upbeat super hero in the world is starting college! And as if meeting her new roommate and getting to class on time isn’t hard enough, now she has to deal with Kraven the Hunter, too? At least her squirrel friend Tippy-Toe is on hand to help out. But what can one girl, and one squirrel, do when a hungry Galactus heads toward Earth?

NIV, The Story, Hardcover: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People

 Christian Books & Bibles
Author: Zondervan, Max Lucado and Randy Frazee
Regularly $7.99, Today $2.99

NIV, The Story, Hardcover: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People

“The Greatest Story Ever Told” is more than just a cliché. God has gone to great lengths to rescue lost and hurting people. That is what The Story is all about: the story of the Bible, God’s great love affair with humanity. Condensed into 31 accessible chapters—and using the clear, accessible text of the NIV—this rendering of the Bible allows its stories, poems, and teachings to come together in a single, compelling read. The Story sweeps you into the unfolding grand narrative of the Scriptures, and like any good story, it is filled with intrigue, drama, conflict, romance, and redemption. From the foreword by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee: “This book tells the grandest, most compelling story of all time: the story of a true God who loves his children, who established for them a way of salvation and provided a route to eternity.

The Billionaire’s Christmas (A Sinclair Novella)

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: J. S. Scott
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

The Billionaire's Christmas (A Sinclair Novella)

Called an eccentric beast by the citizens of Amesport, Maine, handsome, sensual billionaire Grady Sinclair stays isolated in his mansion on a private peninsula. The arrangement suits Grady just fine—until an unassuming woman rings his doorbell, awaking his long dormant passion with her fearlessness. All he wants is to make the fiery blonde his forever. But will he have to become the monster everyone thinks he is to get his Christmas wish?

Emily Ashworth is desperate. The Youth Center has been robbed of all its money, and as the director, she has to find a way to give the town’s needy children the Christmas they deserve. With nowhere else to turn, she ventures to the mansion of a mysterious billionaire to ask for help. Warned to expect a beast, Emily is shocked to find Grady Sinclair a handsome and very sensual man.

Treasured by Thursday (Weekday Brides Series Book 7)

 Women’s Fiction > Domestic Life
Author: Catherine Bybee
Regularly $4.99, Today $2.00

Treasured by Thursday (Weekday Brides Series Book 7)

Gabriella Masini: She’s a woman haunted by her past, with the scars to prove it. She believes that fairy tales are for other people. An elite matchmaker at Alliance, she’s great at crunching numbers, but something doesn’t add up with her latest prospective client: a billionaire bad boy with his own secrets. When Gabi refuses to be his temporary wife, Hunter forces her hand with an offer she can’t refuse. But marriage to a man like that could never last…or could it?

Hunter Blackwell: Only his bank account is bigger than his ruthless ability to obtain anything he wants. These days, he has a secret reason to settle down, at least for a while—and he thinks the sensual and sassy Gabi will fit the bill perfectly.

The Black Lyon (The Montgomery/Taggert Family Book 1)

 Romance > Historical > Medieval
Author: Jude Deveraux
Regularly $6.99, Today $1.99

The Black Lyon (The Montgomery/Taggert Family Book 1)

Darkly handsome and rich beyond imagining, the boldEnglish conqueror was called “the Black Lyon” for hislionlike ferocity. He had no match among enemies,or women . . . until he met Lyonene, the green-eyedbeauty whose fiery spirit equaled his own.

Through a whirlwind romance andstormy marriage, she endured every perilto be by his side, until vicious lies andjealousy drove her into danger. Now only the fierce Black Lyon cansave her—for he alone has thecourage to destroy the ruthlessplot threatening to shatterthe bond of love theLyon and his ladyvowed would neverbe broken . . .

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