Free Kindle books & bargains for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City Book 1)

 Romantic Comedy
Author: Penny Reid
FREE

Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City Book 1)

There are three things you need to know about Janie Morris: 1) She is incapable of engaging in a conversation without volunteering TMTI (Too Much Trivial Information), especially when she is unnerved, 2) No one unnerves her more than Quinn Sullivan, and 3) She doesn’t know how to knit.

After losing her boyfriend, apartment, and job in the same day, Janie Morris can’t help wondering what new torment fate has in store. To her utter mortification, Quinn Sullivan- aka Sir McHotpants- witnesses it all then keeps turning up like a pair of shoes you lust after but can’t afford.

Lady In Disguise (The Langley Sisters Book 1)

 Historical Romance > Regency
Author: Wendy Vella
FREE

Lady In Disguise (The Langley Sisters Book 1)

After their father dies, the penniless Langley sisters begin a dangerous double life to support themselves: Well-bred ladies by day, they partake in a scandalous charade at night. Be swept away by the romance, intrigue, unconventional heroines, and dashing heroes, in this bestselling regency romance series from Wendy Vella.

Miss Olivia Langley is out of options. To ensure her family’s survival she and her sister decide to take a drastic step – they don masks and take to the road as highwaymen. Disaster strikes when, inside the first carriage they rob, they find the one man Olivia had hoped never to see again. Five years ago Lord William Ryder had broken Livvy’s heart.

The Fixer (New Wave Newsroom Book 1)

 Romance > Contemporary
Author: Jenny Holiday
FREE

The Fixer (New Wave Newsroom Book 1)

Jenny Fields is a crusader. As the editor of her college newspaper, she’s never met a cause she couldn’t get behind. So when the administration announces it’s tearing down the historic art building, she’s on the case All she needs to do is get Matthew Townsend, the art department’s boy wonder, on board. They say he his talent is unbounded. It turns out so is his ego.

Matthew Townsend cares about art. And that’s pretty much it. If he has a reputation for being moody and aloof, that suits him just fine. He doesn’t have a family worth speaking of, and as a scholarship student, he can’t afford to goof off like the preppy rich kids at his school.

Intrepid

 Science Fiction > Adventure
Author: Nate Johnson
FREE

Intrepid

What was supposed to be a six month cruise of discovery had turned into a glorified baby sitting adventure for a bunch of civilians. Leave it to the Imperial Navy to ruin a good thing.
Petty Officer Tanner just wanted to finish the patrol and get back to normal. That, and as far away from the enticing Miss Nora Johnson as possible.
All that changed when the ISS Intrepid was threatened with destruction and he quickly became the only thing between these civilians and instant death.

Living in Sin (The Escort Series Book 1)

 Erotica > Romantic
Author: Isabel Lucero
FREE

Living in Sin (The Escort Series Book 1)

WARNING: This is an erotic novel that contains both graphic sexual content and strong language. If you don’t like crude language, or descriptive sexual scenes, this book is not for you.

Jace Jamison is every woman’s fantasy. He’s a mysterious businessman willing to sweep you off your feet, a tattooed bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks, and a sexy friend you want to take that next step with. Jace is everything and anything you want him to be. He’s a highly paid escort.But nobody knows who Jace really is; the man whose dad abandoned him, whose brother was killed, and who had to take care of his mom at a young age.

The History of Things to Come (The Dark Horizon Trilogy Book 1)

 Suspense > Paranormal > Psychics
Author: Duncan Simpson
FREE

The History of Things to Come (The Dark Horizon Trilogy Book 1)

A Bosnian gangster is gunned down in a packed London restaurant. In his possession is a notebook once belonging to Isaac Newton. This is just the latest in a series of shocking crimes connected to objects once belonging to the famous scientist. The police are stumped and the pressure for an arrest is mounting.

Enter Vincent Blake, London’s leading stolen-art investigator. As Blake sets out to solve the case, a series of devastating events threaten to destroy everything he holds dear. Broken but undeterred, he comes upon a shocking discovery: within the coded pages of a mysterious crimson book, annotated in Newton’s own handwriting, is an explosive revelation. Possessing this secret knowledge turns Blake into a marked man.

The Black Stiletto: The Complete Saga

 Thrillers & Suspense > Crime
Author: Raymond Benson
Regularly $13.99, Today $0.99

The Black Stiletto: The Complete Saga (The Black Stiletto Series)

This USA Today and New York Times best-selling five-book saga tells the entire amazing story of Judy Cooper, the famed Black Stiletto of vigilante fame. The story is told by Martin Talbot, the Stiletto’s son, in the words of the Stiletto herself through her diaries. Martin does not discover these diaries until his mother, suffering from Alzheimer Disease, is confined to a nursing home. Imagine his utter shock when he realizes that his mother’s diaries—and other revealing discoveries—bring the Black Stiletto’s—his mother’s—past into the present.
This awe-inspiring five-book saga takes the reader through the parallel lives of Judy today and the young masked crime stopper from the 1950’s and ’60’s.

Psychopath Free: Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, and Other Toxic People

 Mental Health > Personality Disorders
Author: Jackson MacKenzie
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99

Psychopath Free (Expanded Edition): Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, and Other Toxic People
All around us, every single day, human beings devoid of empathy are wreaking havoc and destroying lives in the coldest, most heartless ways imaginable. In constant pursuit of money, sex, influence, or simple entertainment, psychopaths will do whatever it takes to gain power over others. They hide behind a veil of normalcy, arranging their friends and partners like pawns in a game of chess.

Using false praise and flattery to get what they want, they can lure any unsuspecting target into a relationship. Once hooked, their charming promises spin into mind games and psychological torture. Victims are left devastated and confused, unable to recognize—or even put into words—the nightmare that just took place.

John Carter: Barsoom Series

 Science Fiction > Adventure
Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs, J. Allan St. John
Regularly $0.99, Today $0.49

John Carter: Barsoom Series (7 Novels) A Princess of Mars; Gods of Mars; Warlord of Mars; Thuvia, Maid of Mars; Chessmen of Mars; Master Mind of Mars; Fighting Man of Mars COMPLETE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS

When John Carter goes to sleep in a mysterious cave in the Arizona dessert, he wakes up on the planet Mars. There he meets the fifteen foot tall, four armed, green men of mars, with horse-like dragons, and watch dogs like oversized frogs with ten legs. His adventures continue as he battles great white apes, fights plant men, defies the Goddess of Death, and braves the frozen wastes of Polar Mars. In other adventures, the Prince of Helium encounters a race of telepathic warriors, the Princess of Helium confronts the headless men of Mars, Captain Ulysses Paxton learns the secret of human immortality, and Tan Hadron’s idealized notion of love is tested as he fights off gigantic spiders and cannibals.

Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye (The Redcliffe Sisters Book 1)

 Women’s Fiction > Sagas
Author: Marius Gabriel
Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99

Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye (The Redcliffe Sisters Book 1)

In a period of irreversible change, the Redcliffe sisters face monumental love and loss that will stretch the bounds of sisterhood to their limits…

As the perils of World War II loom ever closer, Chiara is more interested in the joyful whirl of the season than matters of faith or ideology. But even her breezy innocence cannot survive the harsh lessons of heartbreak and war. Meanwhile older sister Isobel is forced to face her misguided Fascist political beliefs in Nazi Germany as the shocking realities of the regime hit home. And then there’s Felicity, the youngest and most introverted of the Redcliffe sisters, who is about to take her vows and enter the convent against her sisters’ wishes.

Blurred Lines (Love Unexpectedly)

 Romantic Comedy
Author: Lauren Layne
Regularly $3.99, Today $0.99

Blurred Lines (Love Unexpectedly)

When Parker Blanton meets Ben Olsen during her freshman year of college, the connection is immediate—and platonic. Six years later, they’re still best friends, sharing an apartment in Portland’s trendy Northwest District as they happily settle into adult life. But when Parker’s boyfriend dumps her out of the blue, she starts to wonder about Ben’s no-strings-attached approach to dating. The trouble is, even with Ben as her wingman, Parker can’t seem to get the hang of casual sex—until she tries it with him.

The arrangement works perfectly . . . at first. The sex is mind-blowing, and their friendship remains as solid as ever, without any of the usual messy romantic entanglements. But when Parker’s ex decides he wants her back, Ben is shocked by a fierce stab of possessiveness.

The Color of Water in July

  Fiction > Coming of Age
Author: Nora Carroll
Regularly $4.99, Today $0.99

The Color of Water in July

It’s been a long seventeen years since Jess last saw her grandmother or visited the family cottage set on an idyllic lake in Northern Michigan. For all that time, she’s been haunted by loss—of her innocence and her ability to trust and, most of all, of a profound summer romance that might have been something more. So when her grandmother leaves the house to her, Jess summons her courage and returns to a place full of memories—and secrets.

There, she stumbles upon old letters and photographs of a time not so much forgotten as buried. As she begins to unravel the hidden histories of her mother and her grandmother, she makes a startling discovery about a tragic death that prompted her family’s slow undoing.

An Unforgivable Love Story

  Romance > Mystery & Suspense
Author: B.L. Berry, Jennifer Roberts-Hall
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99

An Unforgivable Love Story

Love is patient.
Love is kind.
Love is UNFORGIVABLE.

She wanted to forget her past.
He wanted to change the course of his future.
She was everything he never knew he needed.
He became her unexpected.
Everything was perfect.
Until …

The Aloha Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts Book 16)

 Women’s Fiction > Domestic Life
Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99

The Aloha Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts Book 16)

Another season of Elm Creek Quilt Camp has come to a close, and Bonnie Markham faces a bleak and lonely winter ahead, with her quilt shop out of business and her divorce looming. A welcome escape comes when Claire, a beloved college friend, unexpectedly invites her to Maui to help launch an exciting new business: a quilter’s retreat set at a bed and breakfast amid the vibrant colors and balmy breezes of the Hawaiian Islands. Soon Bonnie finds herself looking out on sparkling waters and banyan trees, planning quilting courses, and learning the history and intricacies of Hawaiian quilting, all the while helping Claire run the inn.

The Curiosity: A Novel (P.S.)

 Thrillers > Medical
Author: Stephen P. Kiernan
Regularly $8.99, Today $1.99

The Curiosity: A Novel (P.S.)

The Curiosity, Stephen Kiernan’s debut novel, is a gripping, poignant, and thoroughly original thriller that raises disturbing questions about the very nature of life and humanity—man as a scientific subject, as a tabloid plaything, as a living being, as a curiosity.…

Dr. Kate Philo and her scientific exploration team make a breathtaking discovery in the Arctic: the body of a man buried deep in the ice. Remarkably, the frozen man is brought back to the lab and successfully reanimated. As the man begins to regain his memories, the team learns that he was—is—a judge, Jeremiah Rice, and the last thing he remembers is falling overboard into the Arctic Ocean in 1906.

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