Leslie Langtry tops today’s Buffet with the first book in her bestselling “Greatest Hits” romantic comedy series, Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy.
RT Book reviews said: “Darkly funny and wildly over the top, this mystery answers the burning question, ‘Do assassin skills and Girl Scout merit badges mix?’ One truly original and wacky novel!”
Leslie is also author of The Adulterer’s Unofficial Guide to Family Vacations, a comic romance in which two people in crumbling marriages and abandoned by their spouses find themselves next door to each other at a hotel in a Florida theme park.
Leslie lives with her family and assorted animals in the Midwest, where she is currently working on her next book and trying to learn to play the ukulele.
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‘Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy
Romantic Suspense > Romantic Comedy
Author: Leslie Langtry
YOU CAN’T PICK YOUR FAMILY…
Death by Chocolate is her favorite dessert. And those knitting needles aren’t just for craft projects. To most people, Gin Bombay is an ordinary single mom. Then again, they don’t know she’s from a family of top secret assassins. Somewhere between leading a Girl Scout troop for her kindergartner–would nooses count for a knot badge?–and keeping their puppy from destroying the furniture, Gin now has to take out a new target.
BUT YOU CAN PICK THEM OFF
Except this target has an incredibly hot Australian bodyguard who knows just how to make her weak in the knees. But with a traitor threatening to expose everything, Gin doesn’t have much time indulge her hormones. She’s got to find the leak and clear her assignment…or she’ll end up next on the Bombay family hit list.
Dakota Dusk (Dakota Series)
Christian Fiction > Historical
Author: Lauraine Snelling
Jude Weinlander had the face of an angel . . . but the heart of a bully and a cheat.
“It ain’t fair,” Jude grumbled. “My brother, the dolt himself, has a thriving business, a beautiful wife, and that grand house of his. It just ain’t fair, I tell ya.” When fire raged through his childhood home one night, Jude, full of anger and guilt, turned his back on family who could help him heal. He left Soldahl, North Dakota, and took up wandering from town to town. When he arrived in the small, fire-ravaged town of Willowford, North Dakota, he agreed to help schoolmarm Rebekka Stenesrude by rebuilding the schoolhouse before he moved on, once again. But God kept Jude in Willowford to work on his heart, teaching him that for every dusk there is a sunrise.
Caught Up In Us
Romance > New Adult & College
Author: Lauren Blakely
A second chance at first love…
Five years ago, Kat Harper fell into a dizzying summer romance with her brother’s best friend Bryan. It was a mad, crazy love full of kisses all through the night — but he broke her heart and she had to move on. Five years later, Kat is finishing her graduate degree and building her business as a jewelry designer, when Bryan, head of his own successful company, walks back into her life. Bryan has been assigned to Kat as her new business mentor and the rules are clear. No hanky panky permitted. Kat can handle that because she’s totally over him… right? Except, he still makes her laugh, and he remembers all the things she likes.
Not to mention that he’s even more handsome now than he was then. Then there’s the spark between them — the simply undeniable chemistry, and the tender ways he shows he still cares for her. Can they resist each other the second time around or will first love trump all?
Section Eight (Shadow Warriors)
Action & Adventure > War & Military
Author: Bob Mayer
Section 8: The men and women called upon by The Organization to do the impossible. They are the soldiers who have nothing to lose. They make up a top–secret unit tasked with what others call suicide missions.
The Organization pulled strings long before the founding of the United States. It dates back to the destruction of the Knights Templar and even further in history. As secrets from the Golden Lilly Operation and the infamous Unit 731 from World War II become exposed, you have to wonder who the real enemy is.
Captain Jim Vaughn is an officer in disgrace. Commanding a Special Forces mission to rescue hostages in the Philippines, Vaughn’s team is destroyed, and when the smoke clears, he is the one made the scapegoat. Forced into the shadows by the scandal, Vaughn is offered a chance to redeem himself when he is approached by an enigmatic government agent working for The Organization looking for a few desperate men.
Dead Sleep (Dead Sleep Trilogy)
Science Fiction > High Tech
Author: Will Swardstrom
What would you do if you could see your future?
For smalltown newspaper reporter Jackson Ellis, the answer is: nothing. Jackson wants to chart his own course – not allow his visions to influence his life. That all changes when he “meets” Kristina Walsh. He sees a future with her – a love that’s destined to be.
The trouble is, she’s lying in a casket in the local funeral home.
That’s what it looks like to the world, but Kristina’s got a secret.
Kristina has a troubled and complicated past of her own. For over a decade, a shadowy organization called The Company has controlled her, and once they discover she’s alive and out of their grasp, they’ll stop at nothing to get her back.
An Open Heart: A Novel
Author: Harry Kraus
Their Messages—From Beyond the Grave—Might Destroy Him
They hover between life and death, their hearts stopped on the surgery table. And the messages Dr. Jace Rawlings’ open-heart surgery patients bring back from beyond the grave cannot be ignored. For they predict the deaths of people around him, and point a finger of suspicion straight at him.
It thrusts Jace into a firestorm of controversy and danger. A maelstrom blown by the darker winds of political intrigue and spiritual warfare. And the forces working against him will do anything to stop him from uncovering a truth they will kill to hide. He’d come to Kenya to establish a heart-surgery program for the poor. But what he will find in that place where he grew up will put everything at risk–his marriage, his career . . . his life.
8 Different Crochet Stitches: Learn to Crochet Something New
Crafts & Hobbies > Crocheting
Author: Prime Publishing
You’re an old pro at all your favorite stitches. You tend to stick to the ones you know, and that’s totally OK because your scarves are beautiful, and everyone loves your sweaters. But it does get a little, well, boring sometimes doing the same stitch over and over again.
For as much or as little as you have been crocheting, have you ever been bold enough to learn how to crochet something new?
TODAY’S BARGAINS……………What’s this?
Thrillers > Spy Stories & Tales of Intrigue
Author: Jack Higgins
Regularly $7.99, Today $1.99
A father’s quest for vengeance draws him into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a veteran assassin. The classic Jack Higgins thriller—now available as an ebook.
Piano virtuoso John Mikali’s flair as a musician is matched only by his skill as an assassin. The trail of bodies he’s left in his wake is proof. But when he kills a young woman while fleeing from a murder scene, the woman’s father, a special forces soldier in the British military, vows to avenge his daughter’s death.
Now, both men are locked in a deadly game, playing for the ultimate stakes.
All I Need Is You (An Over the Edge Novel)
Romance > Sports
Author: Julia London
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99
When a wedding planner’s first gig teams her up with a sexy stuntman, will she crash and burn…or be airlifted to love?
Tall, lithe ex-stuntman Eli McCain may speak with a Texas drawl, but this modern-day cowboy prefers hurricane windsurfing to herding cattle. Along with three friends, he cofounded Thrillseekers Anonymous, an extreme sports club that caters to the ultrarich and superfamous. But when the club agrees to stage a huge—and hugely profitable—extreme sports–themed celebrity wedding, Eli gets furious; he’s still bitter about getting jilted at the altar and wants nothing to do with veils or vows.
Copper-haired chatterbox Marnie Banks dove headfirst into wedding planning after she was laid off from a dot-com start-up. The union of megawatt stars Olivia Dagwood and Vincent Vittorio may be her first solo wedding job, but it could make all her dreams come true: She’ll make Hollywood connections. She’ll finally move out of her parents’ house. And she’ll meet a decent guy, for once.
But when the wedding turns from extreme to extremely disastrous, Eli and Marnie must work together against the elements, their bickering clients, and their own smoldering attraction to save the day. Will the sparks flying between them ignite into something real and passionate…or will they both end up burned?
Faculty of Fire
Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban
Author: Alex Kosh
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
Zachary Nickers has lived his whole life in the home of an ungrateful guardian who never saw his true potential. But when he’s recruited to attend an elite boarding school called The Academy with a covert mission, his intelligence is about to be tested to the limit.
This is a world where Craftsmen (skilled users of magic) are trained, and with this schooling, can alter the course of good and evil forces. There are faculties of Air, Water and Earth to master at hand. But rote memorization is the least of Zach’s worries with Alice, a tempting young vampiress, seducing his attentions at every turn, not to mention some pretty potent cocktails, which in this school run as freely as tap water. Just when all of Zach’s defenses hit rock bottom, the Academy is invaded via teleport by Stone Trolls working for the Empire’s greatest enemy, the Tabernacle Emirate, everyone at school is taken prisoner.
That Frigid Fargin Witch (The Legend of Vanx Malic)
Fantasy > Epic
Author: M. R. Mathias
Regularly $4.99, Today $1.99
The hoar witch and her forest full of malformed creatures await Vanx and his curious group of companions as they try to save the fairy folk and their magical Heart Tree from the powerful old crone and her evil.
The Not So Secret Emails Of Coco Pinchard
Author: Robert Bryndza
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
Coco Pinchard was never a single thirty something, she married young, had a son, and put her dream to be a writer on hold. Now her first novel is published and husband Daniel has greyed nicely into a silver fox. It should be time to enjoy life…
That is, until the annual family christmas when her hideous mother-in-law Ethel comes to stay, and Coco opens her gift from Daniel. It’s not the jewellery she chose – its an iPhone. This marks the start of Daniel’s mid life crisis and she catches him in bed with a younger woman.
The iPhone becomes a confessional of sorts through emails to her friend Chris, an ageing trustafarian and Marika, a slightly alcoholic school teacher Coco documents her seemingly endless (and often entertaining!) run of bad luck.
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