Archive for April 7th, 2012
As I write this these ebooks are free, but they might no longer be so by the time you get here – so double check the price before hitting the Buy button.
The three books below look interesting and were free when I began compiling this list but, alas, all three had become reunited with their price tags before I could finish:
Protector (Anniversary of the Veil, Book 1) by Vanna Smythe (4 1/2 stars/5 reviews) Epic fantasy. $0.99.
Dumb White Husband vs. The Grocery Store (A Short Story) by Benjamin Wallace and Benjamin Wallace (4 stars/32 reviews) Humor. $0.99.
The Mechanist by Erik Robert Nelson (5 stars/4 reviews) Steampunk. $2.99.
The Millstone Prophecy by Jack Harney (4 1/2 stars/27 reviews) Mystery.
Caveat Emptor-Buyer Beware (Phillip Fairfax Series) by Paul Howell (5 stars/5 reviews) Suspense; Action & Adventure.
Benjamin Cole by Kyle Dickerson (4 1/2 stars/3 reviews) Thriller.
Murder on the Rocks (Gray Whale Inn Mysteries, No. 1) (Gray Whale Inn Mystery) by Karen MacInerney (4 stars/50 reviews) Thriller. Also free at Barnes & Noble.
In Their Blood: A Novel by Sharon Potts (4 stars/21 reviews) Suspense.
Frame-Up By John F. Dobbyn (4 1/2 stars/14 reviews) Legal thriller.
The Somali Doctrine by James Grenton (5 stars/6 reviews) Thriller; Mostly set in Africa.
The House of the Wicked (a psychological thriller combining mystery, murder, crime and suspense) by D. M. Mitchell (5 stars/5 reviews) Suspense. There are several other titles by the same author that are currently free.
Deadly Stillwater – Thriller (McRyan Mystery Series #2) by Roger Stelljes (4 stars/53 reviews) Mystery. Also free at Barnes & Noble.
Motor City Shakedown (Bright and Fletcher) by Jonathan Watkins (4 1/2 stars/26 reviews) Mystery; Women sleuths.
Sunday Billy Sunday: A Memoir by Mark Wheaton (4 1/2 stars/20 reviews) Thriller; Priest massacres summer camp.
The Iranian Conspiracy by Greg Fisher (5 stars/2 reviews) Archeological thriller; International intrigue.
Guilty or Else by Jeff Sherratt (4 1/2 stars/10 reviews) Mystery.
Fatal February (Mary Magruder Katz) by Barbara Levenson (4 1/2 stars/11 reviews) Mystery; Women sleuths.
The Hand of Christ (A Sterling Novel) by Joseph Nagle (4 1/2 stars/34 reviews) Thriller; Spies; Religious artifacts.
Extinction Point by Paul Jones (4 /2 stars/50 reviews) Science fiction; Post-apocalyptic.
Gabriel’s Redemption (Evan Gabriel Trilogy) by Steve Umstead (4 1/2 stars/85 reviews) Science fiction; Military; Interstellar intrigue.
INK by Sean Patrick Traver (5 stars/1 reviews) Science fiction; Novella; Cyberpunk.
Year of the Dead (Sustainable Earth) by Jack J. Lee (4 1/2 stars/68 reviews) Science fiction; Alien intervention; Post-apocalyptic.
Barcode: Legend of Apollo by Kashif Ross, Roxanne Piskel and Stephanie Yang (4 stars/5 reviews) Post-apocalyptic; Dystopian.
Living in Darkness (Bloodbreeders) by Robin Renee Ray (5 stars/6 reviews) Vampires.
Asulon (The Sword of Fire, Book One) by William R. McGrath (4 stars/15 reviews) Fantasy.
Galibrath’s Will Book One (Felicity Brady and the Wizard’s Bookshop) by Billy Bob Buttons (5 stars/3 reviews) YA Fantasy; Magical bookshop.
Cloak (YA Fantasy) by James Gough (5 stars/11 reviews).
The Days Before. A Novel Of Fantasy And Mystery by Lubowa M. Planet and Nichola Moffat (5 stars/3 reviews) Epic fantasy.
Throne by Phil Tucker (4 stars/20 reviews) Contemporary fantasy.
The Dragon and the Unicorn (The Perilous Order of Camelot) by A. A. Attanasio and Jeff Bigman (4 stars/45 reviews) Epic fantasy; Arthurian cycle.
Wicked Werewolf Night – (Alluring Tales: Night Moves) (Werewolf Society) by Lisa Renee Jones (4 1/2 stars/10 reviews) Paranormal; Shifters.
Jezebel by Gordon Kessler (4 1/2 stars/6 reviews) Horror; Killer dogs.
The Ghosts of Varner Creek by Michael Weems (4 1/2 stars/169 reviews) Horror.
Ascension (Shadow and Light Trilogy Romance Series #1) by Felicity Heaton (4 1/2 stars/10 reviews) Paranormal romance. This author also has a couple of other titles that are currently free.
Wannabe Spy Club by A.J. Clare and E.T. Barton (5stars/1 reviews) Romantic suspense.
Kiss in the Dark by Marcia Lynn McClure (4 stars/9 reviews) Contemporary romance.
Tied to the Soul by Eva G Headley and Shonell Bacon (4 1/2 stars/24 reviews) Contemporary romance.
Admissions by Michael Ribisi (4 1/2 stars/16 reviews) Contemporary romance.
Cedar Woman by Debra Shiveley Welch and arty (4 1/2 stars/14 reviews) Romance; Lakota Sioux.
One Night to Remember by Kristin Miller (4 stars/13 reviews) Historical romantic suspense set on the Titanic; Novella.
Falling for Rain by Janice Kirk and Gina Buonaguro (4 stars/32 reviews) Contemporary romance.
Millicent by Daryn Cross (5 stars/5 reviews) Historical fiction; Revenge; Short story.
Happy Birthday to Me (Birthday Trilogy, Book 1) by Brian Rowe (4 stars/34 reviews) Humor.
If you fly with the crows… by Neal Sillars (5 stars/4 reviews) Humor; Scotland.
The Adventures of Whatley Tupper: A Choose Your Own… by Daniel Pitts and Rudolf Kerkhoven (4 stars/21 reviews) Choose your own style adventure.
House of Rejects: a novel by Devin Hobbes (4 1/2 stars/3 reviews) Humor.
Lame Excuses, Revised Edition by Alle Wells and S. M. Ray (4 1/2 stars/21 reviews) Fiction; Southern; Eating disorders.
South by Degrees by R. P. Poe (5 stars/1 reviews) Adventure; Road trip; South Texas.
TOUSSAINT! by David Toussaint (5 stars/6 reviews) Pop culture.
To The Spiritually Inclined by Thurman L Faison (5 stars/12 reviews) Religion.
A Cup of Comfort Women of the Bible Devotional: Daily Reflections Inspired by Scripture’s Most Beloved Heroines by James Stuart Bell and Susan B Townsend (5 stars/3 reviews) Christianity. Also free at Barnes & Noble.
Obvious Fish by A.J. Cosmo (5 stars/2 reviews) Children’s fiction.
25 Days to Better Thinking and Better Living: A Guide for Improving Every Aspect of Your Life by Richard W. Paul and Linda Elde (4 stars/9 reviews) Self-help. Also free at Barnes & Noble.
Live Organic (52 Brilliant Ideas) by Lynn Huggins-Cooper (4 stars/6 reviews) How-to.
Fact. Fact. Bullsh*t!: Learn the Truth and Spot the Lie on Everything from Tequila-Made Diamonds to Tetris’s Soviet Roots – Plus Tons of Other Totally Random Facts from Science, History and Beyond! by Neil Patrick Stewart (4 stars/9 reviews).
Horns of Power: Manifestations of the Horned God by David Rankine, Kim Huggens, John Canard and Sorita d’Este (4 stars/45 reviews) Mythology; Anthology.
On The Go No Cook Vegetarian Recipes (Volume 2) (Easy Healthy and Delicious No Cook Vegetarian Dinner Recipes for the On the Go Non Cook) by Rachael J. Ramsay (5 stars/2 reviews) Recipes.
Puzzlebook: 20 Easter Puzzle Quizzes (FREE for limited time!) by The Grabarchuk Family (4 1/2 stars/33 reviews) Puzzles.
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The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz (4 stars/161 reviews) is currently priced at $0.99 at the Kindle Store, Kobo and Barnes & Noble. At B&N the author is the focus of this month’s Spotlight program. B&N also currently has The Mysterious Benedict Society (Mysterious Benedict Society Series #1) by Trenton Lee Stewart on sale for $0.99.
The American Society of Magazine Editors is currently running their annual Best Cover of the Year Contest. Amazon is hosting the Reader’s Choice award again and Amazon customers can vote for their favorite covers and be entered into a contest to win one of 10 Kindle Fire tablets. Contest runs through April 21, 2012.
Literary magazine The Kenyon Review is now offering a free digest version at the Kindle Store. This is like the free digest version of Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine Amazon announced some months ago – it does not contain everything the paid subscription issues do but rather a selection of content. The full edition of The Kenyon Review, which is published quarterly, is $0.99 per month.
A couple of free iPad apps:
ABC’s with Bingzy Bee: Phonics a well-reviewed learning game for PreK and Kindergarten. Free for a limited time at iTunes.
Minds of Modern Mathematics is a free app from IBM that celebrates the history of math and its impact on the world. The app presents a re-imagining of a 50-foot infographic created by Charles and Ray Eames that was originally displayed at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York City. Free at iTunes.