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The Haunting of the Holloway Family: A Riveting Paranormal Mystery

Horror > Occult
Author: James Hunt
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The Haunting of the Holloway Family: A Riveting Paranormal Mystery

A job opportunity has brought the Holloway family to a small desert town on the Arizona/California border in the middle of nowhere. But what is thought as a godsend soon devolves into a parent’s worst nightmare.

There sits a large house on Cypress Lane in the small town of Ocoee, Louisiana, and its history is intertwined with the town itself. A feud was born within its walls, and it is there where it will die. The Cooley family finds themselves in the middle of a fight that started long before they arrived. Will they make it out alive, or will they become another casualty in the fight between the living and the dead?

Oops! I Voodooed Again (Malveaux Curse Mysteries Book 3)

Mystery > Cozy > Animals
Author: G.A. Chase
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Oops! I Voodooed Again (Malveaux Curse Mysteries Book 3)

Every time Kendell Summer thinks she has finally apprehended her ancestor, Baron Malveaux, the dastardly spirit slips from her grasp. His being freed from the voodoo totem to rejoin the living creates unprecedented dangers—too many for Kendell to face alone, causing her to turn to her newly discovered Wiccan counterpart, Sanguine Delarosa, for help.
Sanguine, however, comes with her own challenges. Acting more like a bratty younger sister than an accomplished swamp witch, Sanguine has her own secret agenda. And once again Kendell, her boyfriend, and her faithful pooch, Cheesecake, end up in harm’s way while fighting for humanity’s greater good.
But Sanguine is the key—if there is any hope of preventing a war between the living and the dead, Kendell and Sanguine must find a way to trust each other and work together.

They Came with the Snow Series: Books 1-2

Science Fiction > Metaphysical & Visionary
Author: Christopher Coleman
FREE

They Came with the Snow Series: Books 1-2 (They Came with the Snow Series Boxed set) (A Post-Apocalyptic Survival Thriller)

The first two books in this post-apocalyptic survival horror thriller series that will leave you wanting more.

The fight for survival started with a blast.

Then it started snowing in May and the grid failed.

Then they came.

Who are they? And what do they want?

When a mysterious blast goes off in a small college town, triggering a blizzard, college professor Dominic and the few remaining survivors must decide whether to stay or leave and face the monsters who came with the snow.

“Alcohol Was Not Involved” (Shallow End Gals Trilogy Book 1)

Mystery > Police Procedurals
Author: Teresa Duncan
FREE

"Alcohol Was Not Involved": A Shallow End Gals Trilogy (New Orleans Series, Shallow End Gals Trilogy Book 1)

FBI Special Agents Roger Dance and Paul Casey are faced with the worst case of their careers. Beautiful women are missing. Some are showing up weeks later next to busy highways in broad daylight. Dead, strangled, and dumped, like trash. Some are being held captive, prisoners, and starved to death.
None of the traditional rules of profiling seem to apply, and the body count keeps growing.
* Four friends die in an auto accident only to discover that Heaven has decided to make them ‘special’ Angels, whose purpose is to help mortals do good. Faced with learning their new Angel skills at the same time they accept their first assignment, to help Roger and Paul catch the murderer, the Angels find themselves somewhat torn between their mortal attributes and Angel rules.
For Roger and Paul (and the FBI) law enforcement will never be the same.

Stones: Data (Stones #1)

Technothrillers
Author: Jacob Whaler, Erica Orloff
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Stones: Data (Stones #1)

Alexander the Great. Genghis Kahn. Julius Caesar. Attila the Hun. Mao. Stalin.

For thousands of years, the Stones have been hidden among us, giving a privileged few power to rule over masses, destroy empires and create new ones.

It’s near the end of the 21st century. When Matt Newmark was ten years old, his mother was killed in a vicious corporate assassination. For the last twelve years, he’s been living off grid under the over-protective care of his father, running from dark forces, trying to stay alive. Now Matt finally has a chance to break away and start a new life. On the eve of a trip to Japan, he finds a dark rock in the shape of a claw. Life is never the same again.

McCallister’s Paradise – Complete Series: Books 1 through 5

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Chantel Rhondeau
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McCallister's Paradise - Complete Series: Books 1 through 5

Fall in love with the strong men and smart women of McCallister’s Paradise!

At their tropical island resort, the McCallister family works hard. Life in Paradise should be perfect. After all, the place is great for a romantic getaway. Unfortunately, the five McCallister siblings are still searching for their happily ever afters… and romance always seems just out of reach.

But determined hearts won’t be denied. And when love is on the line, a McCallister doesn’t fall halfway!

Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway

Pets & Animal Care > Essays
Author: Peter Zheutlin
Regularly $9.99, Today $3.03

Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway

How far would you go to save a life? This is the extraordinary storyof one man who has driven more than 1 million miles to rescue thousands of dogs from hunger, abuse and neglect and give them a second chance at life and love.

For years, Greg Mahle struggled to keep the last of his family-run restaurants afloat in Ohio. When it finally closed, he was broke and unsure what to do next. Then a stranded van-load of puppies changed his life forever.

Join journalist Peter Zheutlin as he travels with Greg from Ohio to the Gulf Coast on his Rescue Road Trips to bring hard-luck dogs from the deep South to loving “forever families” up north looking to adopt a pet, with the help of many selfless volunteers along the way.

JonBenet: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation

Author: Steve Thomas, Donald A. Davis
Regularly $7.99, Today $1.99

JonBenet: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation

Finally, the information you’ve been waiting for: who really killed JonBenet?

Perhaps the most compelling murder case of our day, the death of six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey galvanized the nation-and years after it occurred, the mystery still endures. Who killed the young beauty queen and why? Who is covering up for whom and who is simply lying? In JonBenet, the most authoritative and comprehensive study of the Ramsey murder, a former lead Boulder Police detective, Steve Thomas, explores the case in vivid and fascinating detail-pointing the way toward an analysis of the evidence some deem too shocking to consider.

Blood River: The Terrifying Journey through the World’s Most Dangerous Country

History > Africa
Author: Tim Butcher
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99

Blood River: The Terrifying Journey through the World's Most Dangerous Country

When Daily Telegraph correspondent Tim Butcher was sent to Africa in 2000,. he quickly became obsessed with the Congo River and the idea of recreating H. M. Stanley’s nineteenth-century journey along the nearly three-thousand-mile waterway. Despite repeated warnings that his plan was suicidal, Butcher set out for the Congo’s eastern border with just a backpack and a few thousand dollars hidden in his boots.

Making his way in an assortment of vehicles, including a motorbike and a dugout canoe, helped along by a cast of characters from UN aid workers to a pygmy rights advocate, he follows in the footsteps of the great Victorian adventurer. Butcher’s forty-four-day journey along the Congo River is an unforgettable story of exploration, survival, and history come to life.

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower (Hornblower Saga Book 1)

Historical Fiction > British
Author: C. S. Forester
Regularly $7.99, Today $2.99

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower (Hornblower Saga Book 1)

Here we meet Horatio Hornblower, a young man of 17, in this Volume #1 of what becomes the 11 volume set about the career of this British Naval officer fighting against Napoleon and his tyranny of Europe in the late seventeen hundreds. Bullied and forced into a duel, he takes an even chance. And then he has many more chances to show his skills and ingenuities – from sailing a ship full of wetted and swelling rice to imprisonment and saving the lives of shipwrecked sailors. And along the way, he fights galleys, feeds cattle, stays out of the way of the guillotine, and makes friends with a Duchess. Here Hornblower becomes a man and develops the strength of character which will make him a hero to his men, and to all England.

Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours

Cookbooks, Food & Wine > French
Author: Dorie Greenspan, Alan Richardson
Regularly $9.99, Today $2.99

Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours

When Julia Child told Dorie Greenspan, “You write recipes just the way I do,” she paid her the ultimate compliment. Julia’s praise was echoed by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, which referred to Dorie’s “wonderfully encouraging voice” and “the sense of a real person who is there to help should you stumble.”
Now in a big, personal, and personable book, Dorie captures all the excitement of French home cooking, sharing disarmingly simple dishes she has gathered over years of living in France.
Around My French Table includes many superb renditions of the great classics: a glorious cheese-domed onion soup, a spoon-tender beef daube, and the “top-secret” chocolate mousse recipe that every good Parisian cook knows—but won’t reveal.

The Last Camel Died at Noon (Amelia Peabody Book 6)

Fiction > Historical > Mysteries
Author: Elizabeth Peters
Regularly $9.99, Today $2.99

The Last Camel Died at Noon (Amelia Peabody Book 6)

The last camel is dead, and Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, her dashing husband, Emerson, and precocious son, Ramses, are in dire straits on the sun-scorched desert sands. Months before, back in cool, green England, Viscount Blacktower had approached them to find his son and his son’s new bride, who have been missing in war-torn Sudan for over a decade. An enigmatic message scrawled on papyrus and a cryptic map had been delivered to Blacktower, awakening his hope that the couple was still alive.

Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other

Animal Care & Pets > Dogs
Author: Craig Grossi
Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99

Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other

The uplifting and unforgettable true story of a US Marine, the stray dog he met on an Afghan battlefield, and how they saved each other and now travel America together, “spreading the message of stubborn positivity.”

In 2010, Sergeant Craig Grossi was doing intelligence work for Marine RECON—the most elite fighters in the Corps—in a remote part of Afghanistan. While on patrol, he spotted a young dog “with a big goofy head and little legs” who didn’t seem vicious or run in a pack like most strays they’d encountered. After eating a piece of beef jerky Craig offered—against military regulations—the dog began to follow him. “Looks like you made a friend,” another Marine yelled. Grossi heard, “Looks like a ‘Fred.'” The name stuck, and a beautiful, life-changing friendship was forged.


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