Here’s another roundup of 10 free Kindle books.
Amazon is also running some year-end Kindle deals on ebooks and other digital content, including Calvin and Hobbes and Diary of a Wimpy Kid books for $1.99 each.
Please note that the free Kindle ebooks listed below are free as of December 27th, 2015. 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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Up to 80% Off Calvin and Hobbes, Wimpy Kid, and More on Kindle – Deals expire today, December 27th
Up to 85% Off Select Romance Books – Deals expire December 31st
Up to 85% Off Select Literature & Fiction – Deals expire December 31st
Mysteries & Thrillers Deals Starting at $1.99 – Deals expire December 31st
Science Fiction & Fantasy Deals Starting at $1.99 – Deals expire December 31st
Up to 50% off Kindle/Fire Accessories – Deal expires December 24th
10 Free Kindle eBooks
Squall by Sean Costello
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.6 stars, 69 reviews
Bush pilot and family man Tom Stokes is about to face the worst day of his life. On a clear winter morning he sets out in his Cessna 180 to do some repairs on a remote hunt camp, leaving his five year old son and very pregnant wife snug in their beds. On the return trip, a squall forces him into an emergency landing and he winds up—quite literally—in the lap of petty criminal Dale Knight. Dale, now a fugitive from the law—and worse, from a merciless drug lord who just happens to be his brother—draws Tom into a web of mayhem and treachery that puts not only his life at risk, but the lives of his wife, son…and unborn child.
The Irish Cottage: Finding Elizabeth (The Irish Heart Series Book 1) by Juliet Gauvin
Contemporary Romance, 4.4 stars, 99 reviews
Elizabeth Lara built a perfect life as San Francisco’s top divorce attorney, but when she loses her great-aunt Mags, the woman who raised her, she boards a plane and leaves it all behind. The Irish shores welcome her as she learns a shocking truth, kept secret for thirty-five years. Devastated and now alone in the world, Beth tries to find peace in a beautiful cottage by Lough Rhiannon, but peace isn’t what fate had in mind. Almost as soon as she arrives, Beth’s solitary retreat into the magic wilds of Ireland is interrupted by Connor Bannon. A man with light brown hair, ice blue eyes and a secret of his own. He’s gorgeous, grieving, and completely unexpected.
The Use (Changing Magic Book 1) by D.L. Carter
Historical Romance, 4.5 stars, 93 reviews
The Throne of the High King stands empty.
… and so are the nurseries of the High Court Elves. A solution to both must be found before the magic of the Empire fails. Eioth, Lord of the North West, has found a very odd book sitting openly in a library. The Use and Complexity of Sex Magic is a scholarly study of that most obscure, frequently derided and almost unknown branch of magic.For an Elemental Scholar of Eioth’s rank and ability the exploration of Sex Magic begins as a simple exercise in curiosity … soon it may become the solution to all the problems of the Empire. But first he needs to find one special woman.
Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She’s Dead (The Toad Witch Mysteries Book 1) by Christiana Miller
Mystery, 4.3 stars, 549 reviews
A little magic can go a long way — to really screwing up a girl’s life! Mara is having the worst month of her life. At least, that’s what her cards tell her and they’ve never been wrong. She’s evicted from her apartment, loses her job and is banned from Beverly Hills. So when the tarot cards predict her imminent demise, she uses a little magic to make her world right. Suddenly, an aunt she’s never met dies, leaving Mara as her sole heir. But when Mara moves into her inherited home, she discovers Aunt Tillie never moved out. She’s still one pissed-off old lady, even post-mortem, and she blames Mara’s magical meddling for her death….
Romance, 4.6 stars, 381 reviews
When Meg Cole’s father dies unexpectedly, she’s forced to return home to Texas and to Whispering Creek Ranch to take up the reins of his empire. The last thing she has the patience or the sanity to deal with? Her father’s Thoroughbred racehorse farm. She gives its manager, Bo Porter, six months to close the place down. Bo knows he ought to resent the woman who’s determined to take from him the only job he ever wanted. But instead of anger, Meg evokes within him a profound desire to protect. The more time he spends with her, the more he longs to overcome every obstacle that separates them and earn her love….
Spectre Rising (Spectre Series Book 1) by C.W. Lemoine
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.2 stars, 61 reviews
Cal “Spectre” Martin is out of the military, but that doesn’t mean he’s out from behind enemy lines. In a techno thriller that launches the military/political espionage SPECTRE series, C.W. Lemoine explores just how far a fighter pilot will go to save the ones he loves. After a combat incident in Iraq, Cal “Spectre” Martin was grounded and told he would never fly an F-16 again. Years later, he has started a new civilian life with his F-16 pilot fiancée, still haunted by the nightmares of his last deployment. But when she goes missing on a routine training mission off the South Florida coast, Spectre unwillingly finds himself thrust back onto the frontlines of the war on terror – this time, not in the skies over Iraq, but on the streets of Miami.
The Forgotten Girls (Book #1 in The Suburban Murder Series) by Alexa Steele
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.2 stars, 995 reviews
In an elite suburb of New York City, girls are dying. That doesn’t happen in Greenvale, with its immaculate lawns, exclusive yacht clubs and multi-million dollar mansions. But behind its perfect façade, its trimmed hedges and luxury cars, a darkness lies. Girls, dependent on Adderall, outmaneuver each other to get into top colleges, while the mothers’ need to live vicariously only makes it worse. Bella DeFranco is one of the Bronx’s top SVU detectives. At only 37, she disarms everyone with her stunning good looks, yet she is as tough as most men—and a lot smarter, too. Yet when is summoned to Greenvale, she finds herself getting lost in a case that even she can’t comprehend. She stumbles into a land of secrets, a place where husbands hide their pasts from their wives, where friends are not what they seem, and where no one wants to know too much…
Through the Wildwood (The Legend of Vanx Malic Book 1) by M. R. Mathias
Fantasy, 4.3 stars, 239 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…
Sasha’s Dilemma (The Dilemma Series Book 1) by T.L Smith
Romance, 4.6 stars, 49 reviews
LOVE— it’s a common word that people take for granted. As for me, Sasha Adams, I have seen that love isn’t everything, though sometimes it’s meant to be. But to be honest, I never wanted it. That has been my plan for as long as I can remember. The only person I ever wanted to love is my sister Lola. But then I met not one no, not even two— but three beautiful men. Dylan, the doctor, had his head screwed on tight. Josh, well, he was a tattooed sex machine playboy. Then there was Brax, the rock star. It was clear they all wanted my heart, but I wouldn’t give it to any of them willingly.
Code Breakers: Alpha by Colin F. Barnes
Science Fiction, 4.2 stars, 1020 reviews
In a post-apocalyptic future, humanity survives within a single city run by a shadowy benefactor known only as The Family. Each week the death lottery claims more lives and Gerry Cardle, head of the lottery, inexplicably finds himself next on the list. Something’s wrong with the system. A deadly artificial intelligence has breached security. Gerry has just 7 days to live. Forced off the grid, Gerry has to do the unthinkable: willingly leave the city. What he finds in the abandoned lands will shatter his perception of what it means to be human. Everything he had been told before was a lie. In a deadly world of conspiracies, Gerry has to sacrifice everything he loves in order to save it, and time is running out.