Liliana Hart is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 20 novels, including Dirty Little Secrets, the romantic mystery that tops today’s Buffet. Released for Kindle just 12 days ago, it’s the latest installment in her “J.J. Graves Mysteries” series.

lilianaLiliana spent five years teaching music in the public education system. After leaving teaching, she began reading romance novels with all her newfound free time, and when she ran out of things to read, she decided to write her own novels. All of her books involve some kind of suspense (she just can’t help herself), laughter, and a lot of steamy sex.

Liliana loves to cook, and is addicted to reading, Internet Boggle, kickboxing, and Bones. She lives in a big, rambling house in Texas with a couple of cats to keep her company.

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Dirty Little Secrets (J.J. Graves Mysteries)

Romantic Mystery > Women Sleuths
Author: Liliana Hart
Dirty Little Secrets (Romantic Mystery) (J.J. Graves Mysteries)

J.J. Graves has seen a lot of dead bodies in her line of work…

She’s not only in the mortuary business, but she’s also the coroner for King George County, Virginia. When a grisly murder is discovered in the small town of Bloody Mary, it’s up to J.J. and her best friend, Detective Jack Lawson, to bring the victim justice.

The murders are piling up…

When a popular mystery writer shows up on J.J.’s doorstep with plans of writing his new book about the Bloody Mary Serial Killer, J.J. has to decide if he might be going above and beyond the call of duty to create the spine tinglers he’s so well known for.

Passions are rising…

J.J and Jack discover each victim had a shocking secret, and the very foundation of J.J.’s life is in danger of crumbling when it turns out she’s harboring secrets of her own—secrets that make her a perfect target in a deadly game.



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I Think I Love You

Mystery > Romantic Comedy
Author: Stephanie Bond
I Think I Love You (a humorous romantic mystery)

So there’s some bad blood and bruised egos among the Metcalf sisters. At least they’re reuniting. A cause to celebrate? Not for Justine, Regina, and Mica. Their parents are splitting up and the family business is going on the auction block–just a little reminder of how much they really have in common…

Take the local bad boy who proposed to Justine, seduced Regina, and ran off with Mica. Add the unsolved murder they witnessed when they were young girls, and their vow to keep it a secret. Toss in their knack for being drawn to shady men, and there’s only one thing left for them to do–put the bonds of family loyalty to the test.

But it takes courage to outsmart a murderer, know-how to avenge the cad who betrayed them, and patience to bring their parent back together. Three talents. Three sisters. And who knows? Maybe even three new chances to fall in love when Justine, Regina, and Mica discover how much they’re willing to risk–and forgive–in the name of sisterhood…

S3: Science, Statistics and Skepticism

Science > Education & Reference
Author: Fourat Janabi
S3: Science, Statistics and Skepticism

Does Homeopathy work? Are GMOs dangerous? Is climate change really happening, or is it a hoax as claimed by many? This book will help you navigate the twisted shores of pseudo-scientific territory and cut through the nonsense to find the good science.

I’m Fourat, and I think good, peer-reviewed, replicable science should be the pride of humanity. Yet, somehow, it isn’t. Join me on this mini-adventure as I help you navigate the confusing, jargon-filled, and treacherous arena of science and the outfits trying to coat themselves in its respectable veneer. By the end of this book, they won’t be able to hide their nonsense from you any longer.

Learn why homeopathy is wrong, climate change is happening, vaccines are safe, western medicine is doing us just fine, and evolution is true. In the process you’ll find out what makes good science good and pseudoscience pseudo. The success of science should be one of humanity’s proudest achievements, but, somehow it isn’t. This book will tell you why.


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Bewitched

Historical Romance > Victorian
Author: Melissa Lynne Blue
Bewitched

In the quest for true love, a bit of magic may be just the nudge Penelope and John need…

Lady Penelope Hale has had a run of bad luck when it comes to romance. Discouraged and ready to give up on love altogether, Penelope follows the urging of her cousins and endeavors to give the man of her dreams—the devastating Duke of Havenward—a gypsy love potion. All goes awry, however, when the unthinkable happens and the wrong man, Lord John Breckenridge, drinks the potion by mistake. Horrified when the unpleasant Lord John begins courting her, Penelope and her cousins strive to find a reversal for the love potion. Despite their best efforts, John remains persistent in his pursuit, and Penelope finds herself surprisingly drawn to the brooding man. Before love can blossom, however, a crushing secret comes to light, driving a wedge through the newly formed bonds.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, can John rectify the grave wrong which pushed Penelope away before she gives up on love forever?

Related by Chance, Family by Choice

Christian Living > Family
Author: Deb DeArmond
Related by Chance, Family by Choice

The caricatures are everywhere, the jokes are inexhaustible, and the stereotypes fill the screens. From Marie Barone (Everyone Loves Raymond) to Viola Fields (Monster-in-Law) to Internet sites and social media pages like ihatemyinlaws.com and a Facebook page for ihatemymotherinlaw there is no shortage of examples of the caustic relationships that can develop between the two women in a man’s life.

This practical and unapologetically scriptural book covers issues of personal perceptions, strained communication, the roles of sons and fathers in the relationship’s success, how to begin these relationships on the right foot, and the necessity of trust and love. Deb’s one motivating objective is to help womenin- law move from women who are simply related to strong and confident members of a truly spiritual family.

The Rancher (Redbourne Series, Book 1)

Christian Fiction > Romance > Westerns
Author: Kelli Ann Morgan
The Rancher (Redbourne Series #1 - Cole's Story)

The deal was to share the ranch, not her heart…

ABBY MCCALLISTER can ride and shoot better than any man she’s ever met, but when the threat of losing her ranch forces her to find a husband, she is unprepared for the mysterious stranger who takes her hand and evokes in her a sudden desire to be a lady fit for his arm.

He’d sworn to protect her. He couldn’t do that if she married someone else…

COLE REDBOURNE, immersed in guilt over the accident that claimed his best friend, discovers there was nothing accidental about it. When he sets out for Silver Falls, Colorado, to fulfill his friend’s dying wish and to flush out his killer, the last thing he expected was to find hope again disguised as his impromptu bride.

Fall From Love

Romance > New Adult & College
Author: Heather London
Fall From Love

It takes just one moment for everything to change…

Struggling to put her life back together after a tragic mountaineering accident kills her college sweetheart, twenty-one-year-old Holly Treadwell is trying to set aside her grief, forge ahead in school, and find herself again.

When Carter Hansen, a guy who brings back horrible memories from the night of the accident, finds his way back into her life, Holly’s unsure if she should let him in. He terrifies her in more ways than one and invokes feelings in her that she thought were buried forever.

Everyone tells Carter that what happened on the mountain that night was just a terrible accident, but even then, he can’t help but carry around the guilt and is unable to forgive himself. He’s drawn to Holly and being near her helps ease his conscience and gives him the release he needs.

Trees Tall as Mountains (Journey Mama Writings, Book 1)

Biographies & Memoirs > Women > Inspirational
Author: Rachel Devenish Ford
Trees Tall as Mountains (The Journey Mama Writings: Book 1)

For eight years Rachel Devenish Ford has been writing about her not quite normal life at her blog, Journey Mama, telling stories about her days with characteristic honesty and humor. Now for the first time, this writing is captured in book format in the Journey Mama Writings Series.

In Trees Tall as Mountains, Rachel writes about her life of volunteering in an intentional community in the woods of Northern California with her Superstar Husband and three young children, cultivating joy and her faith in God despite a continuing fight with anxiety and very simple means. She is candid and hopeful, intimate and humorous. Because Rachel’s explorations of faith are not trite or churchy, her writing is beloved by believer and non-believer alike. Her bright, honest words make strangers into friends, and Rachel’s attempts to truly understand the love of God radiate hope to others who are searching for him in the sometimes dark, sometimes beautiful world.

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On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

Education & Reference > Words, Language & Grammar
Author: William Zinsser
Regularly $9.99, Today $2.49
On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.

Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul

Biographies & Memoirs > Business
Author: Howard Schultz, Joanne Gordon
Regularly $16.99, Today $1.99
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul

In this #1 New York Times bestseller, the CEO of Starbucks recounts the story and leadership lessons behind the global coffee company’s comeback.

In 2008, Howard Schultz, the president and chairman of Starbucks, made the unprecedented decision to return as the CEO eight years after he stepped down from daily oversight of the company and became chairman. Concerned that Starbucks had lost its way, Schultz was determined to help it return to its core values and restore not only its financial health, but also its soul. In Onward, he shares the remarkable story of his return and the company’s ongoing transformation under his leadership, revealing how, during one of the most tumultuous economic times in history, Starbucks again achieved profitability and sustainability without sacrificing humanity.

Offering readers a snapshot of a moment in history that left no company unscathed, the book zooms in to show, in riveting detail, how one company struggled and recreated itself in the midst of it all. The fastpaced narrative is driven by day-to-day tension as conflicts arise and lets readers into Schultz’s psyche as he comes to terms with his limitations and evolving leadership style. Onward is a compelling, candid narrative documenting the maturing of a brand as well as a businessman.

The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club

Humor & Satire > Dark Comedy
Author: Duncan Whitehead
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99
The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club

Little is what it seems to be in a leafy Savannah neighborhood as members of an afternoon cocktail and dog walking club mourn a neighbor’s death. Jealousies surface when friends vie for the widower running for mayor. An old woman with an infamous uncle plots to avenge a wrong. Memories haunt a once successful children’s writer. And a model has won the trip of a lifetime.

But a killer lurks and secrets unfold, as does a web of deceit. Is anyone really who he or she seems to be? A mysterious South American, a young Italian count, and a charitable nephew add suspicion and intrigue, as do an enigmatic organization linked to organized crime, a handsome firefighter, and three widows with hidden agendas. What’s a retired accountant’s secret, and why did a former showgirl really have plastic surgery?

The plot thickens, the Georgia temperature rises, and someone is destined for an early unmarked grave. The truth contorts to a climax that leaves readers breathless.

An Irish Country Girl: A Novel

Thrillers > Medical
Author: Patrick Taylor
Regularly $7.99, Today $2.99
An Irish Country Girl: A Novel (Irish Country Books)

Readers of Patrick Taylor’s books know Mrs. Kinky Kincaid as the unflappable housekeeper who looks after two frequently frazzled doctors in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo. She is a trusted fixture in the lives of those around her, and it often seems as though Kinky has always been there. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

Some forty-odd years before and many miles to the south, the girl who would someday be Kinky Kincaid was Maureen O’Hanlon, a farmer’s daughter growing up in the emerald hills and glens of County Cork. A precocious girl on the cusp of womanhood, Maureen has a head full of dreams, a heart open to romance, and something more: a gift for seeing beyond the ordinary into the mystic realm of fairies, spirits, and even the dreaded Banshee, whose terrifying wail she first hears on a snowy night in 1922. . . .

As she grows into a young woman, Maureen finds herself torn between love and her fondest aspirations, for the future is a mystery even for one blessed with the sight. Encountering both joy and sorrow, Maureen at last finds herself on the road to Ballybucklebo—and the strong and compassionate woman she was always destined to become.

900 Miles: A Zombie Novel

Science Fiction > Post-Apocalyptic
Author: S. Johnathan Davis
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
900 Miles: A Zombie Novel

John is a killer, but that wasn’t his day job before the Apocalypse.

In a harrowing 900 mile race against time to get to his wife just as the dead begin to rise, John, a business man trapped in New York, soon learns that the zombies are the least of his worries, as he sees first-hand the horror of what man is capable of with no rules, no consequences and death at every turn.

Teaming up with an ex-army pilot named Kyle, they escape New York only to stumble across a man who says that he has the key to a rumored underground stronghold called Avalon….. Will they find safety? Will they make it to Johns wife before it’s too late?

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