Free Kindle books & bargains for Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Her Backup Boyfriend (Sorensen Family)
Author: Ashlee Mallory
Straight-laced lawyer Kate Matthews always plays by the rules. But when her ex gets engaged and a big promotion is on the line at work, she blurts out that she has a new boyfriend. And now that she’s proved she “has a life” outside of work, everything is perfect. Except for one teeny little detail?there is no boyfriend. And now Kate’s liable for her little white lie…
Dominic Sorensen is hot, charming, and very definitely not Kate’s type. But not only does Dominic want to help Kate renovate her home, he’s also willing to play “boyfriend.” All he wants in return is a little pro bono work for his sister.
Candle in the Darkness (Refiner’s Fire, Book 1)
Christian Fiction > Historical
Author: Lynn Austin
Caroline Fletcher is caught in a nation split apart and torn between the ones she loves and a truth she can’t deny
The daughter of a wealthy slave-holding family from Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher is raised to believe slavery is God-ordained and acceptable. But on awakening to its cruelty and injustice, her eyes are opened to the men and women who have cared tirelessly for her. At the same time, her father and her fiance, Charles St. John, are fighting for the Confederacy and their beloved way of life and traditions.
Where does Caroline’s loyalty lie? Emboldened by her passion to make a difference and her growing faith, will she risk everything she holds dear?
Until the End (Quarantined series Book 1)
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Tracey Ward
An outbreak of The Fever has taken hold of Portland, Oregon, bringing the population to its knees. The Fever spreads and kills quickly, but the dead aren’t staying dead.
When her neighbor, Jordan, saves her from an infected, Alissa joins him in his plan to escape the city, the zombies and the threat of a quarantine that will lock the living in with the undead.
What she doesn’t tell him is that she has an illness of her own, one that plays tricks with her mind and makes her a dangerous companion.
Colony of the Lost
Author: Derik Cavignano
When the children of Glenwood begin vanishing one by one, baffling local and federal authorities alike, the idyllic New England suburb becomes anything but a utopia.
Built upon the ruins of a lost colony, Glenwood harbors a long-forgotten secret, and when three strangers are lured into the midnight woods by the phantom of a Puritan boy, they discover the truth of the town’s dark past and must face a vision of its bloody future.
Carnifex: A Portent of Blood (Legends of the Nameless Dwarf Book 1)
Fantasy > Epic
Author: D.P. Prior
For more than a thousand years, the dwarves have hidden away from the world in their ravine city of Arx Gravis.
Governed by an inflexible council whose sole aim is to avoid the errors of the past, the defining virtue of their society is that nothing should ever change.
But when the Scriptorium is broken into, and Ravine Guard Carnifex Thane sees a homunculus fleeing the scene of the crime, events are set in motion that will ensure nothing will ever be the same again.
Recruited (Rayna Tan Action Thrillers)
Thrillers > Military
Author: Wesley Robert Lowe
Recruited is the story of why twenty-six-year-old Rayna Tan chose to leave the secretive world of the elite Canadian Forces Special Operations counter-terrorism unit (JTF2) to join an even more shadowy operation, Fidelitas. She’s a fascinating character: stunningly gorgeous, IQ off the charts, a sniper in the league of Chris Kyle… Flaws? Naturally, but she’s definitely one very dangerous and very human lethal weapon.
Romance > Contemporary
Author: Lucia Jordan
Annie Grace Wellington is a hardworking interior designer, earning quite the name for herself at her uncle’s firm among the A-list clients of Los Angeles. However, the one client who has eluded her for years, and is the firm’s number one account is Brandon Artino – the famously successful entrepreneur from Greece, whose wealth is matched only by his mysterious reputation. Until now, he’s only worked exclusively with Annie’s uncle, but when she’s offered Brandon’s account and a trip to the Greek islands she seizes the opportunity of a lifetime.
Nothing could have prepared Annie for the mouth watering Brandon. From his searing gaze to his striking good looks and muscular physique, he’s almost too much for her to handle.
The Outlaw Knight
Fiction > Historical > Biographical
Author: Elizabeth Chadwick
Regularly $15.99, Today $6.15
A Deadly Rival.
An Ancient Family Dispute.
An Impossible Love.
He should have known better than to fight with the future King John. Ruthless and feared, John is not one to forget or forgive. But Fulke FitzWarin couldn’t help himself, and now the vindictive John has insured that Fulke will never become lord of the castle he loves.
Romeo and Juliet: A Vampire and Werewolf Love Story
Romance > Paranormal > Werewolves & Shifters
Author: H.T. Night
Regularly $5.99, Today $2.99
The year is 2099, and New York City, now renamed Verona, has been turned upside down. Three sides have risen up and two of them are immortals. The vampires are led by the House of Capulet, and Juliet’s father is in charge of his clan. The werewolves are led by Lord Montague of the House of Montague, Romeo’s father. Lastly, there are warlocks and witches who roam the city, using magic as a last resort to protect their mortality.
The two star-crossed lovers from opposing families find one another and fall hopelessly in love.
Effortless Healing: 9 Simple Ways to Sidestep Illness, Shed Excess Weight, and Help Your Body Fix Itself
Alternative Medicine > Healing
Author: Dr Joseph Mercola
Regularly $13.99, Today $1.99
Do you have to tell your leg to heal from a scrape? Your lungs to take in air? Your body that it’s hungry? No. Your body does these things automatically, effortlessly. Vibrant health is your birthright and within your grasp; you just have to step out of the way. In Effortless Healing, online health pioneer, natural medicine advocate, and bestselling author Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals the nine simple secrets to a healthier, thinner you. The results are amazing and the steps can be as easy to implement as:
· Throwing ice cubes in your water to make it more “structured”
· Skipping breakfast, as it could be making you fat
· Eating up to 75 percent of your calories each day in fat for optimal health, reduction of heart disease, and cancer prevention
Brokedown Cowboy (Copper Ridge Book 2)
Romance > Contemporary
Author: Maisey Yates
Regularly $4.99, Today $1.99
There are lines best friends shouldn’t cross, but in Copper Ridge, Oregon, the temptation might be too much…
If practice makes perfect, Connor Garrett should be world champion of being alone. Since losing his wife he’s concentrated exclusively on his family’s ranch. Until Felicity Foster needs a place to stay and Connor invites her to move in temporarily. That’s what friends do. What friends don’t do? Start fantasizing about each other in their underwear. Or out of it…