Candace Calvert is a former emergency room nurse who landed on the other side of the stethoscope after an equestrian accident broke her neck and convinced her that love, laughter and faith are the best medicines of all.

candaceCandace tops today’s Buffet with Rescue Team, a novel from her “Grace Medical” series. The story features unforgettable characters, adrenalin-infused action, humor, heartwarming romance, and an encouraging message of hope. Booklist said the book’s “adventuresome story of romance and drama infuses faith into her characters’ motivations and makes readers eager for more.”

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Rescue Team (Grace Medical)

Thrillers > Medical > Christian Fiction
Author: Candace Calvert
Rescue Team (Grace Medical)

Tired of running from her past, nurse Kate Callison intends to become Austin Grace Hospital’s permanent ER director and make Texas her home. Despite staff friction, she’s moving ahead. Then unthinkable tragedy wraps the ER in crime tape, brings swarms of media, legal chaos . . . and a search-and-rescue hero who seems determined to meddle in her life.

For Wes Tanner, nothing beats finding someone who’s lost; he’s known that helpless terror firsthand. That’s why he’s determined to extend a lifeline of hope to others as a search-and-rescue volunteer. He’s ready for anything—except Austin Grace’s prickly and dismissive ER director.

As Kate and Wes discover more about each other, new respect becomes something deeper. Kate wonders if her heart might finally have found a home. But when a startling missing person’s case unearths secrets and opens old wounds, she fears that all they’ve found will just as quickly be lost.



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On A Night Like This (Callaways #1)

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Barbara Freethy
On A Night Like This (Callaways #1)

The second oldest of the Callaway clan, Aiden Callaway veered from the family tradition of urban firefighting and became a smokejumper, never questioning his choice until the job took the life of his friend, Kyle, and left Aiden with injuries and fractured memories. Everyone blames Aiden for what happened, but he doesn’t remember, nor is he sure he wants to remember. The truth may clear Aiden of blame but destroy Kyle’s reputation and hurt the people he left behind.

Aiden seeks help from an unlikely ally …

Sara had always been untouchable, sweet, innocent, his sister’s best friend, and the girl next door. But one reckless night in their youth took their relationship to a new level. Sara has never forgiven or forgotten the way Aiden brought it crashing down, but she’s no longer that girl with the crazy crush. She’s a woman in search of her own truth.

The sparks between Aiden and Sara have been smoldering for a very long time. Sara is afraid to take another chance on a man who broke her heart, and Aiden knows better than anyone how dangerous an intense fire can be.

As teenagers they weren’t ready for each other. Are they ready now?

What Are You Afraid Of?: Facing Down Your Fears with Faith

Christian Living > Spiritual Growth
Author: David Jeremiah
What Are You Afraid Of?: Facing Down Your Fears with Faith

For many people, worry, anxiety, and fear are constant companions: fear of death, fear of danger, fear of disease. And too often, these fears are crippling, keeping us from the life God has called us to live.

But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Dr. David Jeremiah. As Christians, we have been given all we need in order to face down even the most frightening, unexpected, and overwhelming obstacles in life.

In his new book, What Are You Afraid Of? Dr. Jeremiah explores the top ten fears that are holding so many of us back from the life God has called us to live and shares the supernatural secrets for facing down these fears with faith.

The WishKeeper (The Paragonia Chronicles)

Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Maximilian Timm
The WishKeeper (The Paragonia Chronicles)

When a broken-winged, rebellious teenage fairy discovers that her family’s WishMakers made an all-important True Love Wish, she secretly ventures to the human world in order to grant it despite the impossibility and to prove that she can be a WishKeeper. An adventure to prove her worth turns into a battle against dark forces determined to harness the wish’s power, as well as the insecurities that arise within the little fairy herself.

Shea Evenstar must overcome her doubts, fears and apprehensions, but even more so, the painful discovery of a hidden family secret.

We, WishMakers, all have a WishKeeper assigned to us that protects and guides our wishes toward fulfillment. Teenage, broken-winged Shea is determined to become one.

Satisfying Slow Cooker Meals and More

Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Slow Cookers
Author: Maria Holmes
Satisfying Slow Cooker Meals and More

As calendars fill up, it gets harder and harder to find the time to enjoy family meals together. The recipes in this cookbook can help you ease that dinnertime crunch. All it takes is a slow cooker and this versatile collection of recipes, and you’re on the way to preparing delicious meals that simmer for hours and are ready to serve in minutes at the end of the day. Each one of these 80 exceptional ideas has personally been tested to guarantee that it works perfectly and is practical for your family.

You will find main dishes for every taste – from beef, pork, and lamb entrées to poultry, fish, and meatless recipes. Plus there are slow-simmering side dishes and appetizers to tote to potlucks or serve at parties. And to make meal planning easy, you can take advantage of the three bonus chapters that showcase quick salads, breads, and desserts to round out slow-cooker meals. If you have questions about slow cooking, check the slow cooker basics chapter for helpful information.

Drowning in the Shallow End

Memoirs > Humor > Love, Sex & Marriage
Author: Charlie Mellor
Drowning in the Shallow End

A darkly comic true story about obsessive infatuation, revealing the depths to which people can sink, before they realise they’re in too deep…

For years, all Charlie Mellor wanted was to meet the alluring Pennie Fenton. Unfortunately for him, this wish came true. Captivation with the corrupting Miss Fenton quickly developed into an overpowering obsession which sent his life spiralling out of control and jeopardised everything he held dear.

It was because of Miss Fenton that he turned his back on his wife and children, lost touch with his friends, got involved with the occult, upset members of the Greek Underworld and even volunteered one of his own fingers to be crushed by a sadistic stranger. Before he could free himself from her curious charms, he would need to uncover her real identity and expose the deep, dark secret she had kept hidden from him. Only then, would he find the courage to rebuild himself through a bizarre appearance on national television, where in front of millions of viewers, he’d abandon all dignity and reveal the full extent of his downfall.

Celtic Skies, Book 3 in the Celtic Steel Series

Romance > Fantasy
Author: Delaney Rhodes
Celtic Skies, Book 3 in the Celtic Steel Series

Flynn Montgomery has just taken a new commission as the chieftan of O’Malley clan troops in Western Ireland. His cousin, Patrick MacCahan-O’Malley, is the Lord of the O’Malley clan; and they are expanding their shipping enterprise across the seas. Flynn is needed in O’Malley territory to lead the clan’s defense and military operations.

O’Malley lands are far from his home in the Shiant Islands of Scotland. A highlander by descent, Flynn is well respected among his people, but unknown to the Irish clan he is bid to serve. Will the O’Malley clan grow to accept him as one their own?

Is someone stealing the MacCahan and O’Malley clan ships? The O’Malley Lord, his brother Payton, and Ruarc O’Connell, the former chieftan, must investigate the strange disappearance of three vessels and ensure the clan’s safety during their absence. Are there pirates on the sea, or could this be the work of a much darker force?

Trust: A New Beginning

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Cristiane Serruya
Trust: A New Beginning

Sophia is a 25-year-old Brazilian and a widow. After a tragic incident, she flees from her own country. Despite her beauty and charm, she hides from everyone and everything and remains alone, torn between the love for a dead man, the torment of living without part of her memory and the fear of moving on.
Ethan is one of the most important tycoons in the steel industry. Traumatized by an awful event in his adolescence, he searches for an elusive woman whom he could love – and who would love him – as he never has in all his 35 years… Until he finds Sophia.

Alistair is a 34-year-old powerful banker, searching only for one–night stands. Devilish and ravishing, and also guilt-ridden and angry, he has no trouble finding women who will indulge him in his desire to physically punish them to abate his own tortured soul.

In Europe, in the months after October 2009, their paths will cross and clash. Who will win the prize of love?

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Room: A Novel

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Emma Donoghue
Regularly $9.99, Today $2.99
Room: A Novel

To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits.

Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick has held her captive for seven years. Through determination, ingenuity, and fierce motherly love, Ma has created a life for Jack. But she knows it’s not enough…not for her or for him. She devises a bold escape plan, one that relies on her young son’s bravery and a lot of luck. What she does not realize is just how unprepared she is for the plan to actually work.

Told entirely in the language of the energetic, pragmatic five-year-old Jack, ROOM is a celebration of resilience and the limitless bond between parent and child, a brilliantly executed novel about what it means to journey from one world to another.

What The Heart Wants

Romantic Suspense
Author: Deborah Grace Staley
Regularly $12.95, Today $1.99
What The Heart Wants

With a nickname like “Candi Heart” and a plan to open a frilly lingerie and perfume shop called Heart’s Desire, Lark Hensley knows she may raise some eyebrows by moving to quiet little Angel Ridge, Tennessee. She hopes no one remembers that the women in her family were once accused of being seductive witches by townsfolk, and that decades ago her moonshiner grandpa committed a deadly crime.

Lark has questions she can’t answer and secrets she doesn’t want to share, especially with Angel Ridge Sheriff Grady Wallace, even if Grady is hard to resist.Grady falls hard and quick for the new mystery woman in town, though he’s determined to find out what she’s hiding. Angel Ridge’s one-woman Welcome Committee, Dixie Ferguson, has taken a liking to Candi Heart, and Dixie’s instincts about newcomers are rarely wrong. But maybe not this time . . .Grady never intended to follow the Wallace family tradition of lawmen, but when his father died young, rebellious Grady grew quickly into the role of staunch town defender. Candi Heart may not have meant to bring trouble to his town, but she has.Someone does remember her family. That someone wants her to leave . . . or to die. An unknown driver tries to run her down. Her shop is broken into. Rumors begin to swirl.Suddenly Grady is caught between his duty and his heart’s desire for Candi Heart.

Fortune’s Pawn (Paradox Series)

Science Fiction > Adventure
Author: Rachel Bach
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99
Fortune's Pawn (Paradox Series)

Devi Morris isn’t your average mercenary. She has plans. Big ones. And a ton of ambition. It’s a combination that’s going to get her killed one day – but not just yet.

That is, until she just gets a job on a tiny trade ship with a nasty reputation for surprises. The Glorious Fool isn’t misnamed: it likes to get into trouble, so much so that one year of security work under its captain is equal to five years everywhere else. With odds like that, Devi knows she’s found the perfect way to get the jump on the next part of her Plan. But the Fool doesn’t give up its secrets without a fight, and one year on this ship might be more than even Devi can handle.

If Sigouney Weaver in Alien met Starbuck in Battlestar Galactica, you’d get Deviana Morris — a hot new mercenary earning her stripes to join an elite fighting force. Until one alien bite throws her whole future into jeopardy.

Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi

Cookbooks, Food & Wine > English, Scottish & Welsh
Author: Yotam Ottolenghi, Jonathan Lovekin
Regularly $27.99, Today $2.99
Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London's Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the most exciting new talents in the cooking world, with four fabulous, eponymous London restaurants and a weekly newspaper column that’s read by foodies all over the world. Plenty is a must-have collection of 120 vegetarian recipes featuring exciting flavors and fresh combinations that will delight readers and eaters looking for a sparkling new take on vegetables.

Yotam’s food inspiration comes from his Mediterranean background and his unapologetic love of ingredients. Not a vegetarian himself, his approach to vegetable dishes is wholly original and innovative, based on freshness and seasonality, and drawn from the diverse food cultures represented in London. A vibrant photo accompanies every recipe in this visually stunning book. Essential for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike!

Relativity

Teen & Young Adult > Love & Romance
Author: Cristin Bishara
Regularly $12.99, Today $1.99
Relativity

If Ruby Wright could have her way, her dad would never have met and married her stepmother Willow, her best friend George would be more than a friend, and her mom would still be alive. Ruby knows wishes can’t come true; some things just can’t be undone. Then she discovers a tree in the middle of an Ohio cornfield with a wormhole to nine alternative realities.

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