Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Below is a roundup of free Kindle ebooks with positive reviews for your reading pleasure.
Once again, Amazon is running a big sale on Kindle books today only as part of their main Gold Box Deal of the Day.
The sale includes over 50 titles from best-selling authors, including Liane Moriarty, John Grisham, and David Baldacci. The books are on sale for $2.99 or less, and all are well-reviewed, very popular titles.
Amazon has a second ongoing Kindle sale called The Big Deal, with books up to 85% off. The deal runs from May 8th through May 24th. It includes over 500 books, with titles from David Baldacci, Kate Atkinson, Fern Michaels, and many other authors.
Now on to the free Kindle books. You don’t even need a Kindle to get them; they can be read using a Kindle app for iPad, iPhone, and Android devices, as well as with a computer or web browser.
The free ebooks listed below are free as of May 10th, 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.
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10 Free Kindle eBooks
Unforeseen: (Thomas Prescott Book 1) by Nick Pirog
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.1 stars, 571 reviews
Retired homicide detective Thomas Prescott is reluctant to read the best selling book Eight in October, a true-crime thriller based on a string of murders occurring throughout October of the past year. After all, it was his case, and he doesn’t need to be reminded of the gruesome details. The book dubbed the serial killer, Tristen Grayer, The MAINEiac. Grayer is allegedly dead, but only Prescott knows the truth, Grayer is alive and lurking in the shadows. On October 1st, the anniversary of the first murder, Tristen resurfaces, killing someone special from Prescott’s past. With the help of former flame, medical examiner Dr. Caitlin Dodds, and Eight in October author, Alex Tooms, Prescott must race against the clock to stop Tristen from completing his encore…
Once Upon a Summer (Seasons of the Heart, Book 1) by Janette Oke
Literature & Fiction, 4.6 stars, 1073 reviews
Sure, it’s unusual to have an eighteen-year-old mother when you’re twelve. But when you’re an orphan and she’s your aunt–and the only mother you’ve ever known–well, it works out just fine. That’s why I got so riled up when I heard Grandpa and Uncle Charlie talkin’ about findin’ a fella for Aunt Lou! You see, somethin’ had to be done. I couldn’t just sit back and watch our family get broken up. But with Grandpa and Uncle Charlie workin’ so hard to marry off Aunt Lou, I really had my job cut out for me. Then that preacher came along, and things got really complicated…
The Other Sister (Sister Series, #1) by Leanne Davis
Women’s Fiction, 4.6 stars, 399 reviews
General Travis Bains has two daughters, one who is good, and one who is bad. Everyone knows Lindsey is the good one, and Jessie is the bad one. Jessie Bains is the other sister, the bad sister, which she has proven more often than not, until the day she gets kidnapped and brutally raped. Will Hendricks, one of her father’s soldiers, rescues her and brings her home, but fears she may be nearly destroyed by what is done to her. The most important thing, however, is that no one can know, per the general’s orders….
Itsy Bitsy Spider (Emma Frost Book 1) by Willow Rose
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.0 stars, 421 reviews
Emma Frost inherits a house on Fanoe Island when her grandmother dies. She decides to move there with her family, much to her teenage-daughter’s regret. One morning a wealthy old woman in her street is found murdered and soon Emma finds herself wrapped in a mystery uncovering the island’s dark secrets reaching all the way into her own family.
Anvil of Tears (The Reforged Trilogy Book 1) by Aron Christensen
Science Fiction & Fantasy, 4.1 stars, 50 reviews
Maeve Cavainna is running and her wings won’t save her. The infamous bounty hunter, Logan Coldhand, chases close behind her and intends to drag Maeve back to the planet of Axis to collect the high price on her head. When he finally corners her, the long chase seems to be over… until a frightened alien girl stumbles into their fight and begs for their protection. Maeve and Logan call a reluctant end to their battle and promise to help the girl, but they have agreed to far more than they know. Can the fragile peace between hunter and mark hold long enough to save the lives that depend on them?
To Dance Once More (Hope of the South Book 1) by Sherri Wilson Johnson
Religious & Inspirational Fiction, 4.6 stars, 33 reviews
Debutante Lydia Barrington lives a carefree, protected existence on Live Oaks Plantation in Florida. While her sisters happily prepare for their traditional roles as women and talk of courting, Lydia dreams of adventure and independence. She counts the days until she can leave home to explore the world, to dance with cultured gentlemen, to explore politics and art, to leave behind the confining expectations of her family and community—and her God. Even her friendship with handsome Hamilton Scarbrough isn’t enough to hold her back…until they dance, and her heart considers love….
Sweet Reunion (A Hope Falls Novel Book 1) by Melanie Shawn
Romantic Comedy, 4.3 stars, 96 reviews
For Amanda Jacobs, dealing with the pain of losing her beloved Dad is the toughest thing she’s ever gone through, and it comes with a lot of complications, as well – like taking over the family business, Mountain Ridge Outdoor Adventures. It makes her miss the simplicity of being a teenager, when she was surrounded by her amazing friends, The Fabulous Four, and she was madly in love with her Dad’s right hand man, Justin Barnes. His sexy smiles and deep brown eyes had made her heart race in a way she’s never felt before or since. When the Fabulous Four unexpectedly show up on her doorstep to support her through this complicated time, things seem to be looking up for Amanda. But that’s not the only surprise visit in store for her…
The Legend of the Bloodstone (Time Walkers Book 1) by E.B. Brown
Fantasy, 4.3 stars, 272 reviews
Maggie McMillan wakes up one day as a college student, yet ends the day in the 1622. Captured by Winn, a warrior who is torn between his duty to kill her and his desire to keep her, she is thrust into a life she had only read about in history books. Hunted and feared by both the Powhatan and the English, she struggles to find a way home while Winn plots to keep her there. Maggie fights to survive as she finds herself entangled in the Indian Massacre of 1622, and Winn sees everything he ever believed in shattered by the knowledge she holds….
Saving Grace (Katie & Annalise Book 1) by Pamela Fagan Hutchins
Mystery & Suspense, 4.4 stars, 1328 reviews
Katie Connell is a high-strung attorney whose sloppy drinking habits and stunted love life collide hilariously during a doomed celebrity case in Dallas. She flees Texas for the Caribbean and escapes professional humiliation, a broken heart, and a wicked Bloody Mary habit, but ends up trading one set of problems for another when she begins to investigate the suspicious deaths of her parents on the island of St. Marcos. She’s bewitched by the voodoo spirit of an abandoned house in the rainforest and discovers that she’s as much a danger to herself as the island’s bad guys are.
Quantum Lens by Douglas E. Richards
Science Fiction, 4.2 stars, 931 reviews
Omar Haddad is a brutal jihadist in Syria who appears to be invulnerable and capable of supernatural feats. But is Haddad divine, as he claims? Is he a gifted magician? Or is he making use of a stunning scientific breakthrough? And what, exactly, is keeping him from unleashing the global apocalypse he’s so eager to bring about? Brennan Craft, a quirky quantum physics genius, has the answers, and the US military is desperate to capture him. But when Craft risks everything to recruit a Black Ops researcher named Alyssa Aronson, it becomes clear he’s playing a treacherous game of his own….