Below is a list of ten free highly-rated Kindle books from the Kindle Store to help get your Sunday off to a good start.
There are also a number of top-rated mysteries and thrillers on sale today only at Amazon for $1.99 as part of the Gold Box Deal of the Day.
The free ebooks listed below are free as of April 12th, 2015.
Please note that most of these titles are free for a limited-time only and could expire at anytime. Make sure to double-check that they are still free before hitting the buy button.
A good place to find more free Kindle books is on the free bestsellers list at Amazon.
You can even sort by individual genres to see the top freebies for specific categories.
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10 Free Kindle eBooks
Playing with Poison: A Humorous and Romantic Cozy by Cindy Blackburn
Mystery, Humor, 4.4 stars, 580 reviews
Pool shark Jessie Hewitt usually knows where the balls will fall and how the game will end. But when a body lands on her couch, and the cute cop in her kitchen accuses her of murder, even Jessie isn’t sure what will happen next. She also isn’t sure how to catch a killer, but she’s about to learn. Her skill set doesn’t exactly fit the task, however. Jessie put herself through college hustling at a pool table, and nowadays makes her living writing racy novels. This middle-aged romance author has excellent people-watching skills, a keen imagination, and street smarts going way back. Come to think of it, Jessie is the perfect sleuth. Playing With Poison is a cozy mystery with a lot of humor, a little romance, and far too much champagne.
The Annihilation of Foreverland by Tony Bertauski
Science Fiction & Fantasy, 4.3 stars, 203 reviews
When kids awake on an island, they’re told there was an accident. Before they can go home, they will visit Foreverland, an alternate reality that will heal their minds. Reed dreams of a girl that tells him to resist Foreverland. He doesn’t remember her name, but knows he once loved her. He’ll have to endure great suffering and trust his dream. And trust he’s not insane. Danny Boy, the new arrival, meets Reed’s dream girl inside Foreverland. She’s stuck in the fantasy land that no kid can resist. Where every heart’s desire is satisfied. Why should anyone care how Foreverland works?
Children of the After: Awakening (book 1) by Jeremy Laszlo
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.0 stars, 413 reviews
It has been six months since their father locked them in the security vault with a promise to return. But he never came back. With supplies running out and vital life support systems failing, Jack, Samantha, and Will have no choice but to ignore their father’s warnings and leave the vault. With no knowledge of what befell the world outside, or what they might expect once the door is opened, they find themselves in a world they do not recognize. Thrust into the remains of the world they remember, how will they survive on their own, not knowing what or who else remains amongst the ruins?
Famous in a Small Town by Diana Anderson
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.3 stars, 135 reviews
The quiet town of Cypress, Mississippi is turned upside down when a former citizen, Raven Sawyer, returns for a funeral. Raven’s fictional novel goes viral when the town folk realize that she’s the author, and soon they’re thinking that her book is not fiction but truth. Every little dirty detail is revealed in her book and has the people of Cypress wagging their tongues and shaking their heads at a few of the upper-class citizens and—the Sheriff.
Savage Run 1: Book 1 by E. Squires
Action & Adventure, 4.5 stars, 51 reviews
Seventeen-year-old Heidi Cruise has one chance at freedom, but it involves breaking the law and completing Savage Run, a life-threatening, male-only obstacle course program. Nicholas Volkov has one goal: to make sure when he becomes president over the hierarchical society of Newland that he doesn’t follow in his tyrannical father’s footsteps. After Heidi registers for Savage Run, Nicholas discovers that she’s a girl. Being a rebel in his own right, Nicholas doesn’t turn her in, but decides to help in any way possible…
The Eden Plague (Plague Wars Series Book 0) by David VanDyke
Science Fiction & Fantasy, 4.2 stars, 288 reviews
When veteran combat lifesaver Daniel Markis finds a mystery woman with armed invaders in his home and it all goes sideways, he turns to his brothers in arms to fight back. On the run from the shadowy Company, soon he finds himself in a war for possession of a genetic engineering puzzle that threatens the stability of the world. But who is behind it all – and are they even human? The Eden Plague is a free futuristic thriller that will grip the imagination of readers who relish high-energy adventure. No zombies were harmed in the making of this book. In fact, no zombies appear anywhere in this book. Seriously. It’s not a zombie book.
This Much Is True (Truth In Lies Book 1) by Katherine Owen
Action & Adventure, 4.3 stars, 359 reviews
Both on the verge of fame. A ballerina who lies. A baseball player who believes her. Well, the truth changes everything. Tally Landon just wants to escape her tragic story if just for one night. She doesn’t count on meeting Stanford’s baseball wonder, but now she just plans to add Lincoln Presley to her long list of one-night stands. That’s the plan. Lying to the guy about her age and her name is just a part of her don’t-get-emotionally-attached modus operendi. She doesn’t count on being found out, falling in love, or ever seeing him again. Ballet is her life; she plans on keeping it that way…
Flowers in the Snow (Betty’s Book) by Danielle Stewart
Literature & Fiction, 4.7 stars, 189 reviews
Remembering the past can be like buying a return ticket for a train you aren’t sure you want to board. Rocking away on her peaceful front porch, Betty Grafton receives sad news which forces her to relive the darkest moments of her life. Surrounded by her family, a captive audience hanging onto her every word, she weaves the tale of how an unlikely and controversial friendship shaped her into the woman she is today. Exposing her own mistakes, fears, and soul deep heartbreak, Betty shares the hard truth about growing up in the South in the 1960’s…
When A Warrior Comes Home by Pete Barber
Literature & Fiction, 4.9 stars, 13 reviews
Sarah Braeman’s Skype connection to Iraq is lost during a video call to her husband, a US Army sergeant. As air raid sirens shriek from her computer’s speakers, her laptop displays an image of Mike’s face, frozen in fear. Medics repair Mike’s leg injury. But when he returns home, Sarah is thrust into the role of caregiver to a man she hardly recognizes. Tortured by wild mood swings, flashbacks, and anti-social behaviors, her husband becomes a danger to himself and others…
Miracles: 32 True Stories by Joanie Hileman
Religion & Spirituality, 4.3 stars, 578 reviews
A dying child counts angels in her room. A teenage boy stuns doctors by recovering from a massive brain injury. A bubble of protection surrounds a man about to be hit by a car…These miraculous accounts and twenty-nine more are recorded in Miracles: 32 True Stories.