Free Kindle books & bargains for Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Mister Darcy’s Dogs: A Mister Darcy Mystery

 Historical Romance > Regency
Author: Barbara Silkstone, a Lady
FREE

Mister Darcy's Dogs: A Mister Darcy series comedic mystery

Jane Austen’s beloved characters return in this novella, a contemporary variation on Pride and Prejudice, one of the most popular novels in English literature. This is Book One in the Mister Darcy Series of eight books by Barbara Silkstone. Each book can and does stand alone as a separate novella and yet each allows for the relationship between Darcy and Lizzie to unfold in a natural, unhurried way.Doctor Lizzie Bennet, struggling against her conservative English countryside upbringing, determines to prove her worth as a dog psychologist.

My Ghostly Valentine (Banshee Creek Book 4)

 Romantic Comedy
Author: Ani Gonzalez
FREE

My Ghostly Valentine: A Haunting Paranormal Romantic Comedy (Banshee Creek Book 4)

A fun, humorous romance…with ghosts!
Baker Patricia O’Dare wants to buy the famous, but extremely haunted, Rosemoor Bed & Breakfast, and turn it into a luxurious teashop. Only one thing stands in her way, bad boy restaurateur Zach Franco who wants the building so he can expand his pizza empire. Add a pesky ghost that seems to dislike the idea of having its home turned into a restaurant, and Banshee Creek’s first Valentine Day’s Ball and things get dicey pretty fast.

The Ash House

 Horror > British
Author: Amy Cross
FREE

The Ash House

Heading home with her young son, Diane is determined to find out whether the stories are real. After all, everyone else claimed to see and hear strange things in the house over the years. Everyone except Diane had some kind of experience in the house, or in the little ash house in the yard.

As Diane explores the house where she grew up, however, her son is exploring the yard and the forest. And while his mother might be struggling to come to terms with her own impending death, Daniel Mercer is puzzled by fleeting appearances of a strange little girl who seems drawn to the ash house, and by strange, rasping coughs that he keeps hearing at night.

Twenty-One Trees

 Fiction > Family Life
Author: Linda Cousine
FREE

Twenty-One Trees

Sometimes, secrets are the ties that bind two people together for life—especially the painful ones. Savannah May Holladay and her best friend from childhood, James “Birdy” Johnson, harbor many dark secrets.

Birdy also has an undying love for Savannah that spans over two decades. Unfortunately for him, Savannah is a wealthy debutante engaged to the town’s most eligible bachelor—and Birdy is a truck driver.

The Crock Pot Express Cookbook: 365 Delicious Recipes for Everyday of the Year

  Cookbooks, Food & Wine
Author: Patrick King
FREE

The Crock Pot Express Cookbook: 365 Delicious Recipes for Everyday of the Year

You can cook virtually anything in a pressure cooker — from meats and main courses to rice, potatoes, vegetables of every description, dessert to even yogurt. Better yet, pressure cooking allows you to prepare foods up to 70 percent faster, on average, than conventional cooking methods do, which means you save energy in addition to your precious time!

Since the pressure cooker came into my life close to ten years ago, I’ve eaten better and saved money as well as time. Now I’d like to share with you all that I’ve learned.

Gypsy Brothers: The Complete Series

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: Lili St Germain
FREE

Gypsy Brothers: The Complete Series

Lili’s USA Today Bestselling series, together in one edition for the first time!

My father was most certainly NOT an innocent man. As the leader of the Gypsy Brothers Motorcycle Club, he was guilty of many things. But he died for a crime that he didn’t commit, framed by an enemy within who then stole his club and everything he had ever worked to protect.

Including my innocence.

When Dornan Ross framed my father, he set into motion a series of events that could never be undone. My father was murdered by Dornan Ross and his sons when I was fifteen years old.

Vengeance Road (A Jack Gannon Novel)

  Thrillers > Crime
Author: Rick Mofina
Regularly $4.99, Today $1.99

Vengeance Road (A Jack Gannon Novel)

The body of Bernice Hogan, a troubled young former nursing student with a tragic past, is
found in a shallow grave near a forest creek. Jolene Peller, a single mom struggling to
build a new life with her little boy, vanishes the night she tries to find Bernice. Hero
cop Karl Styebeck is beloved by his community, but privately police are uneasy with the
answers he gives to protect the life—and the lie—he’s lived.

The case haunts Jack Gannon, a gritty, blue-collar reporter whose own sister ran away from
their family years ago. Gannon risks more than his job to pursue the story behind
Styebeck’s dark secret, his link to the women and the mysterious big rig roaming America’s
loneliest highways on its descent into eternal darkness.

Speaks the Nightbird: A Novel (Matthew Corbett Book 1)

 Horror
Author: Robert R. McCammon
Regularly $17.99, Today $2.99

Speaks the Nightbird: A Novel (Matthew Corbett Book 1)

It’s 1699 in the coastal settlement of Fount Royal in the Carolinas when Rachel Howarth is sentenced to be hanged as a witch. She’s been accused of murder, deviltry, and blasphemous sexual congress, and the beleaguered, God-fearing colonial village wants her dead. But Matthew Corbett, young clerk to the traveling magistrate summoned to Fount Royal to weigh the accusations, soon finds himself persuaded in favor of the beguiling young widow.

Struck first by her beauty, Matthew believes Rachel to be too dignified, courageous, and intelligent for such obscene charges.

The Pho Cookbook: Easy to Adventurous Recipes for Vietnam’s Favorite Soup and Noodles

 Asian Cooking > Vietnamese
Author: Andrea Nguyen
Regularly $12.99, Today $1.99

The Pho Cookbook: Easy to Adventurous Recipes for Vietnam's Favorite Soup and Noodles

With this comprehensive cookbook, Vietnam’s most beloved, aromatic comfort food–the broth and noodle soup known as pho–is now within your reach.

Author Andrea Nguyen first tasted pho in Vietnam as a child, sitting at a Saigon street stall with her parents. That experience sparked a lifelong love of the iconic noodle soup, long before it became a cult food item in the United States.

Here Andrea dives deep into pho’s lively past, visiting its birthplace and then teaching you how to successfully make it at home.

Deadly Descent (Bagram Special Ops Series)

 Romance > Military
Author: Kaylea Cross
Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99

Deadly Descent (Bagram Special Ops Series)

Devon Crawford is an officer; Air Force Pararescueman
Cam Munro is enlisted. Dev flies medical evacuations; Cam jumps into danger zones to save
lives. Dev wants to return home from Afghanistan with her heart untouched; Cam will do
anything to win the woman he loves.

Reaching for happiness in a war zone is the last thing Captain Devon Crawford plans,
but she can’t ignore the feelings she’s hidden for so long. Cam’s sexy charm and wicked
kisses weaken her resistance, but she’s too afraid of losing him to give in.

The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods

 Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Special Diet > Healthy
Author: Jennifer McGruther
Regularly $11.99, Today $1.99

The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods Lifestyle Featuring Bone Broths,Fermented Vegetables, Grass-Fed Meats, Wholesome Fats, Raw Dairy, and Kombuchas

A cookbook from the author of the popular website Nourished Kitchen, featuring 175 recipes based on the “traditional foods” philosophy of eating, which emphasizes whole grains, dairy, red meat, organ meats, and fermented foods.

The traditional foods movement is a fad-free approach to cooking and eating that emphasizes nutrient-dense, real food, and values quality, environment, and community over the convenience of processed, additive-laden products that are the norm on grocery store shelves.
Based on the research of Weston A. Price, who studied the diets of indigenous peoples to understand the relationship between nutrition and health, a traditional foods diet avoids processed ingredients, but allows meat, animal fat, and grains.

The Wedding Bees: A Novel of Honey, Love, and Manners

 Literature & Fiction > Contemporary
Author: Sarah-Kate Lynch
Regularly $7.49, Today $0.99

The Wedding Bees: A Novel of Honey, Love, and Manners

Sugar Wallace did not believe in love at first sight, but her bees did. . . .

Every spring Sugar Wallace coaxes her sleepy honeybee queen—presently the sixth in a long line of Queen Elizabeths—out of the hive and lets her crawl around a treasured old map. Wherever the queen stops is their next destination, and this year it’s New York City.

Sugar sets up her honeybees on the balcony of an East Village walk-up and then––as she’s done everywhere since leaving South Carolina––she gets to know her neighbors. She is, after all, a former debutante who believes that manners make the world a better place even if they seem currently lacking in the big city.

Blister

 Horror > Comedy
Author: Jeff Strand
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

Blister

They call her Blister. She’s a hideously disfigured twenty-three year old woman, living in a shed next to her father’s house, hidden away from the world.

Jason Tray is a successful cartoonist, banished to his agent’s lakeside cabin for a few days of mandatory rest and relaxation. One night, while hanging out with a couple of the locals at a dive bar, he takes them up on their offer to go “see Blister,” having no idea what they’re talking about.

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