Here’s another weekly roundup of 10 free Kindle ebooks for your reading enjoyment.
The Kindle ebooks are free as of July 19th, 2015. Please note that most of these titles are free for a limited-time only and will expire in a few days or hours.
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Kindle eBook Deals
Unfortunately Amazon doesn’t really have any special Kindle deals going on, just the same old stuff…
100 Romances for $1.99 Each – Ends August 14th.
50 Kindle Books for $2 – Ends July 31st.
Romances for $3.99 or Less – Ends July 21st.
Mysteries & Thrillers for $3.99 or Less – Ends July 21st.
Literature & Fiction for $3.99 or Less – Ends July 21st.
Science Fiction & Fantasy for $3.99 or Less – Ends July 21st.
30 Kids’ Kindle Books for $1 Each – Ends July 31st.
10 Free Kindle eBooks
The Obituary Society by Jessica L. Randall
Women’s Fiction, 4.3 stars, 448 reviews
When Lila Moore inherits her grandfather’s house, she finds herself in a small Midwestern town where margarine is never an acceptable substitution for butter, a coveted family recipe can serve as currency, and the friend who will take your darkest secrets to the grave will still never give you the secret to her prize-winning begonias. Lila is charmed by the people of Auburn, from the blue-eyed lawyer with the southern drawl to the little old lady who unceasingly tries to set Lila up with her grandson. But when strange things begin to happen, Lila realizes some of her new friends are guarding a secret like its a precious family heirloom. It’s a dangerous secret, and it has come back to haunt them. Lila is caught in the middle, and her life may depend on uncovering it. But even if she can, can she stay in Auburn when not everyone is what they seem, and even the house wants her gone?
When No One is Watching by Joseph Hayes
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 257 reviews
On the eve of announcing his run for Congress, a charismatic Chicago politician causes a deadly accident. Panicked, he frames his best friend, a good-hearted alcoholic, and flees the scene. As one man tries to pick up the pieces of his shattered life, the other embarks on a meteoric rise to political stardom. But when a dogged detective digs deeper into the case, the political superstar must decide just how far he is willing to go to keep his dark secret. Author Joseph Hayes combines page-turning suspense with a poignant tale of inspiration and redemption as he asks, is “the greater good” just a lie we tell ourselves to justify the sins we commit when no one is watching?
Sweet Dreams, Little Pup (A Little Pup Book) by Mary Lee
Children’s Books, 4.4 stars, 101 reviews
One night, Little Pup went to bed early, being very excited to get to dreamland. There was just one problem. Little Pup couldn’t sleep.
Watch Little Pup find a way to dreamland in this charming, beautifully illustrated bedtime story. This book encourages the imagination and helps children get themselves to sleep.
Age Level: 3 – 5.
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.2 stars, 291 reviews
PI Dev Haskell wakes up one morning in dire need of an asprin, a cup of coffee, and an hour in the sauna. It seems he’s just spent a wild night with his beautiful bombshell of a client, Kerri, and she’s left him a note. A smart and sly man who fancies himself just a little more savvy and debonair than reality confirms, Dev thinks he’s got it made. But he has absolutely no idea what he’s getting into when he agrees to track down Kerri’s sister Nikki. Turns out both women are involved in an elaborate human trafficking ring with Braco the Whacko, a notorious Russian mobster, at the helm. Soon Dev finds himself at odds with local police, Homeland Security, and an FBI task force, as well as in and out of the hospital thanks to a gunshot wound and a bit of shrapnel in the rear, not to mention on the run from a neurotic underworld boss and a psychotic killer: it must be love…
The Key (The True Reign Series Book 1) by Jennifer Anne Davis
Literature & Fiction, 4.4 stars, 356 reviews
Within these pages lie kingdoms with castles and princes who fall in love with fair maidens, but make no mistake-this is no fairytale. His father’s kingdom is on the brink of upheaval and at the center of it all is an ordinary girl who could be the key to its undoing. When faced with the ultimate choice, will he choose the girl he’s falling in love with or the kingdom he has sworn to protect? An ordinary girl with an extraordinary past… All she wants is to be free. What she doesn’t realize is that freedom comes with a price she can’t afford to pay. She’s forced to accept the proposal of a prince she despises, even though her heart belongs to someone else… his brother.
Technothrillers, 4.4 stars, 56 reviews
One thousand years in the future, humans no longer rule… In the early twenty-first century, humanity marveled at its greatest creation: Artificial Intelligence. They didn’t foresee the consequences of such a creation, however. Deemed The Genesis, the Intelligence quickly decided humanity couldn’t continue in its current form, that if it did, destruction awaited the world. Resorting to drastic measures, entire generations of humans grew from laboratories, and within a thousand years, the threat of destruction evaporated. Now, in a world where humans must meet specifications to continue living, a man named Caesar emerges. Not meeting specifications, indeed, thinking things no human should, eyes fall on Caesar, eyes that could kill him or lift him up, lead him to tragedy or revolution.
Play Dead (Allie Babcock Mystery Book 1) by Leslie O’Kane
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.4 stars, 151 reviews
At her brand new shop in Boulder, Allie’s very first client is a dejected collie whose previous owner allegedly took her own life. But with a natural nose for crime, Allie soon suspects murder—leaving her dejected canine client as possibly the sole witness to the crime. With the scent fresh, Allie is quickly on the case – but a second murder curtails her investigation. Before taking another step, Allie needs to count her enemies: several suspicious dog owners, a boyfriend with a temper (and a demand for vengeance!), and a mysterious door-to-door salesman with a curious tale to tell…
Mythology & Folk Tales, 4.1 stars, 15 reviews
After the Great War that divided the peoples, the five kingdoms of men plunged into a Dark Age that lasted 500 hundred years. To heal the lands and restore the light, the great kings decreed that magic and all that is magical, be it creature, man or device, shall be cleansed to dust. From their thrones, the kings watched as creatures born of magic were hunted to extinction by heroes chosen to honor their clans in the blood games. The cleansing raged for so long that no human could recall a time without it and it is in this time that the Dark Lord Sathar returned from the dark beyond. The one hope of the peoples of Ruin Mist was Queen Mother, the elf queen of old. She saw a way out of everlasting darkness, a path that required the union of the divided peoples.
Sea Scoundrel (Knave of Hearts Book 1) by Annette Blair
Historical Romance, 4.62 stars, 359 reviews
Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, only to find her intended had died. Penniless, she created a way home: She would bring rich Americans to England to find titled husbands. Belatedly, she realized they all expected to wed the Marquess of Andover. And Captain Grant St. Benedict never smiled. Just because her girls set fire to the rigging? Among other mishaps. Grant had never met a woman more irritating, or more desirable, than Lady Patience Kendall. But however dangerous his interest, he couldn’t resist teaching the delicious distraction that independence was nothing to passion.
True Conviction: An Action Thriller (Adrian Hell Book 1) by James P. Sumner
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.1 stars, 32 reviews
Meet Adrian Hell, one of the deadliest professional assassins to ever pick up a gun. In True Conviction, he takes a job in the sun-soaked city of Heaven’s Valley, a paradise of sin and the jewel of Nevada. His contract? Kill a man who has stolen from the local mob boss. Sounds simple, right? The job quickly turns sour, and Adrian discovers a much larger threat looming in the shadows. He finds himself in the crosshairs of a powerful adversary, and he must use his skills to survive long enough to stop a terrorist attack that could act as a catalyst for another world war….