It’s time for another roundup of 10 free Kindle ebooks. Amazon is also running a big sale on 40 award-winning Kindle books today only as part of their Gold Box Deal of the Day.
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10 Free Kindle eBooks
Amid the Shadows by Michael C. Grumley
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 1508 reviews
Sarah was devastated following the loss of her mother. At just six years old, she was now alone and very confused. She had no idea that the young, newly assigned social worker on the other side of the glass would become the hero she needed. Neither of them did. Christine Rose’s smile through the window was a nervous one. It was her first case and no one knew yet just how special Sarah really was. But Christine was about to find out, including the reason behind her mother’s death. After being hidden for centuries, the world’s most devastating secret was now being exposed. And with it, a chain reaction as far reaching as anyone could imagine….
Saving Grace (Safe Havens Book 1) by Sandy James
Historical Romance, 4.3 stars, 480 reviews
Grace Riley is on the run—from her past and from her fears. The victim of a violent rape at the hands of a rich politician’s son, she must “disappear” to escape his constant attempts to recapture her. Moving from cattle drive to cattle drive as a cook, she avoids her tormentor for nearly twenty years. When she discovers that the brother she gave up for adoption after their mother died in childbirth was orphaned at an early age, she is frantic to verify that he’s safe. She tracks him to a cattle ranch in Montana…
First Contact (The Last War Trilogy, Book 1) by Michael R. Hicks
Science Fiction, 4.5 stars, 768 reviews
The Terran survey ship Aurora makes a startling discovery in an uncharted star system: two planets inhabited by an advanced, and decidedly unfriendly, non-human civilization. Disabled by gigantic alien warships before it can escape, the Aurora is boarded by nightmarish blue-skinned warriors with claws and fangs who slaughter the crew in ritual combat using primitive weapons. The sole survivor, Midshipman Ichiro Sato, is returned to Earth as a messenger bearing a device that warns of an impending attack. For that is the way of the Kreelan Empire, which has waged war against countless civilizations across the stars in its quest for a savior, one not of their own blood, foretold in an ages-old prophecy. With only a few generations left before their ancient species faces extinction, the Kreelans will wage their last war against humanity, hoping against hope for redemption of sins long past.
One to Hold: (Derek & Melissa) by Tia Louise
Military Romance, 4.4 stars, 606 reviews
Derek Alexander is a retired Marine, ex-cop, and the top investigator in his field. Melissa Jones is a small-town girl trying to escape her troubled past. When the two intersect in a bar in Arizona, their sexual chemistry is off the charts. But what is revealed during their “one week stand” only complicates matters. Because she’ll do everything in her power to get away from the past, but he’ll do everything he can to hold her.
PHANTASIA (Book One: Into the Rain) by M. U. Riyadad
Science Fiction & Fantasy, 4.7 stars, 39 reviews
After finding the body of a dragon in a metallic desert, Red finds out that he is the reincarnation of a messiah worshipped by an insectoid alien race bent on invading his star system. Swept into a dangerous adventure across glacial swamps, cloud cities, and dead stars — Red must evade his true purpose in the world, to summon a forsaken deity trapped in another realm. Travel into a world unlike any other, a world teeming with creatures the size of planets, parasites that can lay waste to entire civilizations, and mysterious energy sources that can decay the lifeforce of stars. What starts as only a whisper in the darkness, grows into a tale of epic proportions.
Death of a Dapper Snowman by Angela Pepper
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.3 stars, 650 reviews
Gift shop owner Stormy Day is settling into her new life until she comes across a frozen body, hidden inside a well-dressed snowman. When her own father is implicated in the murder, Stormy must chase down clues and uncover the town’s secrets herself. As she draws closer to identifying the killer, Stormy’s own life may be in danger. That is unless Jeffrey, the mischievous Russian Blue cat who led her to the icy body in the first place, can flick his sleek gray tail at the final piece in the puzzle.
The River Girl’s Song: Texas Women of Spirit, Book 1 by Angela Castillo
Historical Fiction, 4.5 stars, 53 reviews
Zillia Bright never dreamed she’d be orphaned at sixteen and left to care for her baby brother and Papa’s farm. With only a mule and a hundred-year-old shotgun, she must fight to protect what’s hers. Countless dangers lurk on the Bastrop Texas riverside. Zillia must rely on the help of her best friends, Soonie and Wylder, to hold her world together. With Zillia’s struggles come unexpected miracles, and proof that God might just listen to the prayers of a river girl. Clean, Christian fiction with a romantic element.
Within These Walls (The Walls Duet Book 1) by J.L. Berg
Contemporary, 4.7 stars, 233 reviews
Within these walls, he became my solace, my sanctuary and my strength. I am not strong. I am just a survivor of circumstance. Isn’t that what we all do? Survive? Each of us has our own set of circumstances to muddle through. Mine are just more…complicated. Born with a severe heart defect, I’ve seen the inside of a hospital room more than my own bedroom. I was drowning, a prisoner to the illness that owned me, until he appeared. He thinks he’s blocked out the world with his tattoos and hard exterior, but I see the real Jude, the one he so desperately wants to forget. But is he the answer to my prayers or will he break my already damaged heart forever? My name is Lailah Buchanan, and this is our story of hope, redemption and sacrificing it all for the one you love.
Skinny Me (A New Start Book 1) by Charlene Carr
Women’s Fiction, 4.5 stars, 28 reviews
Whirling from a life that’s crumbling around her, Jennifer Carpenter devotes herself to the one thing she can control: becoming the ideal version of herself—a thinner version—no matter the cost. She isn’t always nice. She isn’t always likable, but she’s honest. Skinny Me is an in-depth look at the complicated layers of insecurity and depression that can stem from seeking self-worth and beauty in the numbers on a scale. This novel is beautiful, harsh, and truthful in its characterization of a woman who is flawed, yet inspirational.
Deadly Coast (A Tom Dugan Novel) by R.E. McDermott
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.6 stars, 624 reviews
As Tom Dugan and Alex Kairouz, his partner and best friend, struggle to ransom their ship and crew from murderous Somali pirates, things take a turn for the worse. A US Navy contracted tanker with a full load of jet fuel is also hijacked, not by garden variety pirates, but by terrorists with links to Al Qaeda, changing the playing field completely. With a possible link between piracy and terrorism now in play, the US and British goverments order the halt of all negotiations for captive ships, and enraged pirates ratchet up the mistreatment of the captive crews….