10 Free Kindle Books and Kindle Deals – April 17th
It’s time for another weekly roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks.
Please note that the free Kindle ebooks listed below are free as of April 17th, 2016. Most of these titles are free for a limited time only and will expire in a few days before going back to the regular list price.
A good place to find more free Kindle books is on the free bestsellers list at Amazon.
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Kindle Deals Links
Kindle Voyage Refurbs – $152
Kindle Touch Refurbs – $56
Pre-Owned Kindle Deals (Used ones start at $30)
Pre-Owned Fire Tablet Deals (Used ones start at $29)
Fire HD 6 – $69
10 Free Kindle eBooks
Also don’t forget about the free audiobook copy of Mansfield Park that Amazon is giving away this month.
Miranda Warning (A Murder in the Mountains Book 1) by Heather Day Gilbert
Mystery, 4.5 stars, 128 reviews
Child of the Appalachian mountains, Tess Spencer has experienced more than her share of heartache. The Glock-wielding, knife-carrying housewife knows how to survive whatever life throws at her. But when an anonymous warning note shows up in her best friend Miranda’s mailbox—a note written in a dead woman’s handwriting—Tess quickly discovers that ghosts are alive and well in Buckneck, West Virginia. Hot on a cold trail, she must use limited clues and her keen insight into human nature to unmask the killer…or the next victim might be Tess herself…
No Way Back by Rick Mofina
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.6 stars, 258 reviews
San Francisco crime reporter Tom Reed is burned out. On the day he decides to finally quit the news business, a sensational story breaks. A heart-stopping robbery-homicide at a jewelry store. The suspects have shot and killed a police officer before fleeing with a female hostage. Reed rushes to the scene, his passion resurrected for one last big story. Arriving at the chaos, Reed is stunned to learn from a staff member, still clutching a receipt, that the hostage is his wife, Ann Reed. Horrified, Reed confronts San Francisco Homicide Inspector Walt Sydowski and other detectives on the case. All know the odds….
Through the Wildwood (The Legend of Vanx Malic Book 1) by M. R. Mathias
Fantasy, 4.3 stars, 247 reviews
A half-Zythian bard named Vanx, from the village of Malic, has been put in chains for bedding the Duchess of Highlake. The Duke wants him dead, but his wife secretly sent their daughter to buy his freedom from the slave markets. This is bad news, for bad things can happen to an ill guarded caravan in the mountains. When the duke’s mercenaries attack to kill the adulterous prisoner all hell breaks loose. Now, the only way Vanx and the Princess of Highlake can escape the duke and his men is if they can somehow make it through the Wildwood, a place that no one has ever returned from before….
Fearless (Scarlet Suffragette, Book 1) by Nicola Claire
Historical Romance, 4.7 stars, 23 reviews
Nicola Claire’s captivating new Gothic romance series introduces a dark and sinister early settler New Zealand at the end of the nineteenth century – brightened by a fearless and talented heroine and a loyal and secretive police inspector… Free spirit. Brilliant. A Liability? Doctor Anna Cassidy has been trained by the best; the former Chief Surgeon for the Auckland Police Force. She knows how to dissect a body. She knows how to treat any ailment. And she knows how to find a cause of death….
The Destroyer by Michael-Scott Earle
Fantasy, 4.4 stars, 24 reviews
After untold centuries of absence, the evil Ancients have returned. Their magic appears unstoppable and their hunger for conquest is insatiable. To protect the country of Nia, Duchess Nadea and Scholar Paug make a desperate journey to find a human legend: A man known to have destroyed these Ancient foes with a powerful army. But legends can lie. When Paug and Nadea revive their hero from sleep, his virtue is far from clear. Is he really their Savior or their Destroyer?
Love and Muddy Puddles (A Coco and Charlie Franks novel Book 1) by Cecily Anne Paterson
Teen & Young Adult, 4.5 stars, 87 reviews
Thirteen year old fashionista Coco Franks has finally made it into the popular group when her dad decides to move the whole family to the country so they can ‘bond’. Social death is looming, her shoes are covered in mud and all Coco wants to do is get herself back to her city friends. After all, things can’t get any worse, right? It’ll take a boy with no dress sense and totally hick boots, and a contrary horse called Cupcake to bring Coco to her senses. But it might just be too little, too late.
The Vampire Hunter’s Daughter The Complete Collection (Parts 1-6) by Jennifer Malone Wright
Paranormal & Urban, 4.5 stars, 168 reviews
Overwhelmed by the feeling of safety, Chloe passes out and they whisk her away to their small community. When Chloe wakes, she comes face to face with the only other living relative, besides her mother, whom she has ever met: her grandfather. Chloe’s mother kept her hidden from the family; now, Chloe tries to unveil the family secrets. Through her grandfather, she learns her mother was a vampire hunter. In fact, her entire family is descended from the powerful bloodlines of vampire hunters. Chloe agrees to join the family she has never known for one reason only: Chloe vows to kill the vampire responsible for her mother’s murder. With vengeance in her soul, Chloe is even more determined to follow through on her vow when she discovers the true identity of her enemy and how he is connected to her.
Protecting Shaylee (The Fae Guard Book 1) by Elle Christensen
Romance, 4.4 stars, 90 reviews
As a child, I believed in the fairytales my father told me.
Until he was gone and with him, that belief.
As a girl, I believed in the friendship and protection of Aden.
He made me begin to believe again.
As a woman, I believed in the possibility of love and passion between myself and Aden.
Until he was gone and with him, my belief in magic and happy endings.
Bennett (Bourbon & Blood Book 1) by Seraphina Donavan
Romance, 4.7 stars, 51 reviews
Mia Darcy plays by the rules, and her Daddy, Samuel, for better or worse has made them all. She takes care of her ailing mother, she manages PR for the family’s distillery, Fire Creek. And every day she quietly resents the fact that he stepped in and kept her from being with the one man she loved… a man who still lives there in their small town of Fontaine, Kentucky and who haunts her every minute of the day, waking or asleep….
ESCANTA: A James Thomas Novel (The James Thomas Series Book 1) by Brooke Sivendra
Literary Fiction, 4.6 stars, 18 reviews
James Thomas is a hunted man. He has a past full of secrets and a skill set that makes him very dangerous. He’s violent. He doesn’t hesitate to kill. And he never gives his enemies a quick death. Mak Ashwood is a criminal prosecutor taking on the mob in a triple murder trial. She has enemies of her own, as well as a husband who disappeared thirteen years ago. When Mak comes to James for protection, the physical attraction is mutual. He knows he should stay away from her, though, so that his checkered past won’t put her life in danger. He shouldn’t get into a relationship, especially with a woman who fights to uphold the law. What he should do is focus on his own security situation, which is much more perilous than hers….