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The First Faux Pas: A Lora Weaver Mystery

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Humor
Author: Katy Leen
FREE

The First Faux Pas: A Lora Weaver Mystery

When Lora Weaver follows romance from New York to Montreal, she expects to find a touch of Paris in North America—cobblestone streets, sidewalk cafés, fabulous shopping, and a little joie de vivre. Not dangerous liaisons. But, when she takes a job at a PI agency owned by a French brother and sister team, her life takes on more twists and turns than a Cirque du Soleil performance. Her latest brush with danger kicks off the case of Piedro “Puddles” Bellinni—a deadbeat dad whose disappearance is linked to a dying girl, a socialite about to inherit a fortune, and a would-be thug whose ego ends up nearly as dented as his car. Amid stalkings, shootouts, and kidnappings, Lora must also survive an unexpected houseguest—a flirty old friend of her live-in boyfriend Adam.

Turn the Paige (Love Hurts Book 1)

Contemporary Fiction > Romance
Author: Roseanne Beck
FREE

Turn the Paige (Love Hurts Book 1)

Paige has everything she thinks she wants.

Nick might be the one thing she really needs.

Sometimes the best dreams are the ones you didn’t know you had.

Dr. Paige Ellis has worked hard to make her dreams come true. But somewhere along the way, she lost something important–herself.

Luckily, her dead grandmother is still looking out for her.

When Paige returns home to fulfill her Nana’s last request, she comes face-to-face with an annoying blast from her past. Not only does Nick Collins know just which buttons to push to make Paige crazy, but he also might be the one thing Paige has convinced herself she doesn’t need.

On His Terms (The Arrangement Duet Book 1)

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Madison Quinn
FREE

On His Terms (The Arrangement Duet Book 1)

Fleeing an abusive relationship normally doesn’t lead to a contract.

After being burned by an ex Nicholas doesn’t trust easily. However, his refusal to have a serious girlfriend threatens everything he has spent the last five years working to accomplish. Somehow, instability in his love life has convinced the public that he can’t manage a multi-billion dollar investment firm. If he doesn’t change things quickly, he’ll risk losing everything he’s worked his entire life for.

To solve his problems, Nicholas hires Kenzie to be his pretend girlfriend. With the terms of their contract firmly in place, Kenzie is confident this arrangement will allow her to ditch at least one of the deadbeat jobs she’s endured to keep from returning to the horrors she left behind.

Keeping their arrangement completely professional slowly becomes complicated as attraction rises to the surface. Both of their futures are riding on this arrangement working and neither can afford to lose the other.

Drivers Wanted: (A Novel)

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Laymon Scott
FREE

Drivers Wanted: (A Novel)

A drug-abusing retail sales clerk discovers he has a five-year-old daughter he had no prior knowledge of. He attempts to redeem himself in a career driving eighteen wheelers and to be a real father to his daughter. Can he regain the trust of his daughter’s mother, whom he had betrayed? She’s now a lawyer and might stand between him being his daughter’s legal dad. Will he triumph over the shadowy dealings of his truck company’s road trainer who, in the grand scheme of things, may be his biggest nemesis? Drivers Wanted is a full-length novel that takes you on a harrowing interstate ride and a heartwarming, romantic journey, gripping with suspense until the very last page.

Walking Point

Fiction > War
Author: R. Nevens
FREE

Walking Point

A marine is always faithful. So is man’s best friend. Walking Point is an empowering tale of love, loss, and victory centered around a young private in the marines and his donated canine companion, the heroic Duke. A seventeen year old John Markle reluctantly leaves his widowed father behind and enlists in the marines with no real plan until he meets Emily, a charming Dogs for Defense trainer. She quickly steals his heart but before they know it he is shipped off from Camp Lejeune and on his way to liberate Guam from the clutches of the Japanese Empire. Forming friendships along way, Private Markle learns to cope with the heartache and horrors of battle in the Pacific with Duke by his side. Letters from Emily and a ten year old patriotic boy, Tommy, whose family donated Duke, help him maintain hope even though his fight for survival has him and his platoon questioning their actions and moral compass.

Making Merry: A 3-in-1 Collection

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Serenity Woods
FREE

Making Merry: A 3-in-1 Collection

This 3-in-1 collection contains three different first-in-series holiday romances.

My Christmas Fiancé (Love Comes Later Book 1)

If you send your best friend an email stating how you dream of covering your gorgeous boss in whipped cream and then licking it all off, don’t send it to All Staff. Poor Meg!

My Christmas Fiancé is the first in a series of holiday romances featuring hot rich guys and single moms. The box set of this series was an Amazon bestseller (No. 1 in Holiday romance in Feb 2018)

The Perfect Gift (Three Wise Men Book 1)

A single mom who can barely afford to put food on the table, Erin isn’t looking forward to Christmas. Then the gorgeous Brock offers to whisk her away for a wicked weekend. Should she say yes?

The Light We Lost

Contemporary Fiction > Romance
Author: Jill Santopolo
Regularly $11.99, Today $2.99

The Light We Lost

He was the first person to inspire her, to move her, to truly understand her. Was he meant to be the last?

Lucy is faced with a life-altering choice. But before she can make her decision, she must start her story—their story—at the very beginning.

Lucy and Gabe meet as seniors at Columbia University on a day that changes both of their lives forever. Together, they decide they want their lives to mean something, to matter. When they meet again a year later, it seems fated—perhaps they’ll find life’s meaning in each other. But then Gabe becomes a photojournalist assigned to the Middle East and Lucy pursues a career in New York. What follows is a thirteen-year journey of dreams, desires, jealousies, betrayals, and, ultimately, of love. Was it fate that brought them together? Is it choice that has kept them away? Their journey takes Lucy and Gabe continents apart, but never out of each other’s hearts.

Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America

Biographies & Memoirs > Religious
Author: Natalie Goldberg
Regularly $12.99, Today $4.75

Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America

In this autobiographical work, Natalie Goldberg takes us on a journey from her suburban childhood to her maturation as a writer. From the high-school classroom where she first listened to the rain, to her fifteen years as a student of Zen Buddhism, Natalie Goldberg’s path is by turns illuminating, disciplined, heartbreaking, hilarious, and healing. Along the way she reflects on her life and work in prose that is both elegant and precise, reminding the reader of what it means to be fully alive.

Wedding Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen Book 19)

Mystery > Cozy > Culinary
Author: Joanne Fluke
Regularly $6.99, Today $1.99

Wedding Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen Book 19)

Hannah is thrilled to be marrying Ross Barton, her college crush. And her excitement only grows when she learns he’ll be able to join her on her trip to New York City for the Food Channel’s dessert chef contest. They get a taste of the Big Apple before Hannah wins the Hometown Challenge and the producers bring all the contestants to Lake Eden to tape the remainder of the show. It’s nerve-wracking enough being judged by Alain Duquesne, a celebrity chef with a nasty reputation. But it’s even more chilling to find him stabbed to death in the Lake Eden Inn’s walk-in cooler—before he’s even had a chance to taste Hannah’s Butterscotch Sugar Cookies!

The Ladies’ Room

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Carolyn Brown
Regularly $9.99, Today $4.49

The Ladies' Room

Secrets told in the church ladies’ room are supposed to stay in the ladies’ room. But that doesn’t mean that what Trudy overhears there during her great-aunt Gertrude’s funeral won’t change the rest of her life.

Trudy has a daughter in the middle of a major rebellion, a two-timing husband who has been cheating for their entire married life, and a mother with Alzheimer’s residing in the local nursing home. She doesn’t really need a crumbling old house about to fall into nothing but a pile of memories and broken knickknacks.

Billy Lee Tucker, resident oddball in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, lived next door to Gert, and in her will she leaves him the funds to help Trudy remodel the old house. That’s fine with Billy Lee, because he’s been in love with Trudy since before they started school. And just spending time with her is something he’d never ever allowed himself to dream about.

Workplace Poker: Are You Playing the Game, or Just Getting Played?

Business & Money > Organizational Behavior
Author: Dan Rust
Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99

Workplace Poker: Are You Playing the Game, or Just Getting Played?

A career advisor explains why many talented, hard-working people often miss out on their full career potential, revealing the tells, blind spots, secrets, and unspoken rules you need to know in order to play the game to win.

While many careers have been impacted by economic downturns, failed projects, downsizing and restructuring, or just bad bosses or bad timing, we all know of colleagues who continue to rise through every tough situation. Most assume that they have an advantage that protects them—degrees from the right schools, great mentors, influential friends and family, or just better luck. But these hyper-successful professionals have faced setbacks, too. Instead of allowing challenges to derail their rise, they’ve learned how to manage them better.

Isle of the Lost, The: A Descendants Novel (Descendants, The Book 1)

Children’s eBooks > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths
Author: Melissa de la Cruz
Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99

Isle of the Lost, The: A Descendants Novel (Descendants, The Book 1)

Evil tree. Bad Apple? Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon to the Isle of the Lost–a dark and dreary place protected by a force field that makes it impossible for them to leave. Stripped of their magical powers, the villains now live in total isolation, forgotten by the world. Mal learns from her mother, Maleficent, that the key to true darkness, the Dragon’s Eye, is located inside her scepter in the forbidden fortress on the far side of the island. The eye is cursed, and whoever retrieves it will be knocked into a deep sleep for a thousand years. But Mal has a plan to capture it. She’ll just need a little help from her “friends.” In their quest for the Dragon’s Eye, these four kids begin to realize that just because you come from an evil family tree, being good ain’t so bad.

Trojan

Thrillers & Suspense > Spies & Politics
Author: Alan McDermott
Regularly $4.49, Today $0.99

Trojan

When the British Security Service learns that a horrifying new weapon is in enemy hands, agent Andrew Harvey is called in to track it down before it reaches home soil.

The clock is ticking. Andrew and his girlfriend, Sarah, also a secret service operative, have only one lead: a beautiful refugee, desperate not to lose her son. But is she desperate enough to betray everything she believes in? And will she do it in time to help them prevent a terrifying attack?

As Andrew and Sarah race to unravel a convoluted web of subterfuge and exploitation, they discover there is more at stake than even they knew. And somewhere, at the heart of it, lurks a faceless enemy, who is prepared to use everything—and everyone—at his disposal.

A Beautiful Poison

Mystery > Historical
Author: Lydia Kang
Regularly $4.99, Today $0.99

A Beautiful Poison

Just beyond the Gilded Age, in the mist-covered streets of New York, the deadly Spanish influenza ripples through the city. But with so many victims in her close circle, young socialite Allene questions if the flu is really to blame. All appear to have been poisoned—and every death was accompanied by a mysterious note.

Desperate for answers and dreading her own engagement to a wealthy gentleman, Allene returns to her passion for scientific discovery and recruits her long-lost friends, Jasper and Birdie, for help. The investigation brings her closer to Jasper, an apprentice medical examiner at Bellevue Hospital who still holds her heart, and offers the delicate Birdie a last-ditch chance to find a safe haven before her fragile health fails.

As more of their friends and family die, alliances shift, lives become entangled, and the three begin to suspect everyone—even each other.


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