Here’s another weekly roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle books.
Plus Amazon has the Fire HD 6 tablet on sale today only for $69, which is $30 off the regular price. It has a much higher resolution screen than the $49 Fire, and it’s gotten updated to Fire OS 5 so the operating system is the same, but it does lack a memory card slot.
Please note that the free Kindle ebooks listed below are free as of February 17th, 2016. 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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10 Free Kindle eBooks
Twisted Bond (Holly Woods Files, #1) by Emma Hart
Romantic Comedy, 4.7 stars, 119 reviews
Photograph cheating spouses. Hand over the evidence. Cash my check. That was my plan when I returned home to Holly Woods, Texas, and became a private investigator. Finding the dead body in my dumpster? Yeah… Given the choice, I think I would have opted out of that little discovery, especially since all three of my brothers are cops. And my Italian grandmother is sure the reason I’m single is because of my job. Of course, my connection to the victim is entirely coincidental. Until I’m hired by her husband to investigate her murder and shoved bang-smack into the path of Detective Drake Nash….
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.6 stars, 63 reviews
A young woman with a good job and a good life, until she discovers it was all a lie. Now, her desperate search for the truth begins and it will change her forever. Compelled to dig into a past no one wants to relive, Katie soon turns to Detective Marshall Avery. He is the only one willing to give her the resources she needs to find answers, but those answers could come at a steep price. When her search breathes new life into an old monster—one who has left a trail of innocent blood in his wake—it is too late to turn back. The monster is again unleashed and the FBI must be called upon. Special Agent Nick Scarborough finds himself entangled in a decades-old investigation that has now placed Katie’s life in great danger. Katie’s desire for retribution has already cost her dearly. So when the tables are turned, will Detective Avery be able to keep her from going too far?
Undraland by Mary E. Twomey
Fantasy, 4.4 stars, 106 reviews
After her parents and twin brother died a year ago, Lucy Kincaid was determined to put together a normal life for herself. With her heart set on college life, Lucy’s dreams of medical school are dashed when a rabid bear attacks her in the middle of suburbia. When Jens, a handsome yet irritable stranger, saves her life, Lucy’s gratitude is cut short when he abducts her, taking her to a land filled with people and creatures she remembers from bedtime stories she assumed were just Scandinavian folklore….
Follow the Crow (Vanished, #1) by B. B. Griffith
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.3 stars, 471 reviews
Ben Dejooli is a Navajo cop who can’t escape his past. Six years ago his little sister Ana vanished without a trace. His best friend saw what happened, but he refuses to speak of what he knows, and so was banished from the Navajo tribe. That was the day the crows started following Ben. Caroline Adams is a nurse with a special talent: she sees things others can’t see. She knows that Ben is more than he seems, and that the crows are trying to tell him something. What the crows know will shed new light on the mystery of Ana’s disappearance, and throw Ben and Caroline into a race against time to find out what happened before they end up vanishing just like she did.
Shadows of the Past (Logan Point Book #1) by Patricia Bradley
Mystery & Suspense, 4.7 stars, 196 reviews
Psychology professor and criminal profiler Taylor Martin prides herself on being able to solve any crime, except the one she wants most desperately to solve–the disappearance of her father twenty years ago. When she finally has a lead on his whereabouts, Taylor returns home to Logan Point, Mississippi, to investigate. But as she works to uncover the truth, someone else will do almost anything to keep her from it. Nick Sinclair pens mystery novels for a living, but the biggest mystery to him is how he can ever get over the death of his wife–a tragedy he believes he could have prevented. Now that his estranged brother is the only family he has left, Nick sets out to find him. But when he crosses paths with Taylor, all he seems to find is trouble….
Dying to Read (The Cate Kinkaid Files Book #1) by Lorena McCourtney
Mystery, 4.3 stars, 433 reviews
Cate Kinkaid’s life is . . . well, frankly it’s floundering. Her social life, her career, her haircut–they’re all a mess. Unemployed, she jumps at the chance to work for her PI uncle, even though she has no experience and no instincts. After all, she is just dabbling in the world of private investigating until she can find a “real” job. All she has to do for her first assignment is determine that a particular woman lives at a particular address. Simple, right? But when she reaches the dark Victorian house, she runs into an hungry horde of gray-haired mystery readers and a dead body. This routine PI job is turning out to be anything but simple. Is Cate in over her head?
The Witch With The Glitch: A Fairy Tale Adventure by Adam Maxwell
Children’s eBooks, 4.7 stars, 10 reviews
Nina, Ivy and Oswald know a huge secret. There is a hidden room in the Lost Bookshop and the books inside are magic, transporting the children to untold adventure. When they find themselves zapped by the wand of a witch with a glitch they begin a race against time to reverse the spell. They must find the mysterious Izzy before the clock strikes midnight on Halloween or risk being stuck in the fairytale land forever.
Dead Man’s Hand by Luke Murphy
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 154 reviews
From NFL rising-star prospect to wanted fugitive, Calvin Watters is a sadistic African-American Las Vegas debt-collector framed by a murderer who, like the Vegas Police, finds him to be the perfect fall-guy. When the brutal slaying of a prominent casino owner is followed by the murder of a well-known bookie, Detective Dale Dayton is thrown into the middle of a highly political case and leads the largest homicide investigation in Vegas in the last twelve years. Against his superiors and better judgment, Dayton is willing to give Calvin one last chance. To redeem himself, Calvin must prove his innocence by finding the real killer, while avoiding the LVMPD, as well as protect the woman he loves from a professional assassin hired to silence them.
Never Close Enough (The Never Series Book 1) by Anie Michaels
Romance, 4.4 stars, 359 reviews
The last thing Ella Sinclair needed on her birthday was a cheating boyfriend, a broken heart, and a dead car battery in a remote beach town. At her greatest moment of need, a protective and sexy Porter Masters comes to her rescue. Ella takes a holiday week at the coast to discover herself and finds her attraction to Porter potent and undeniable. Uncertain of their future together, Ella struggles to open her heart to trust again….
Breaking Up with Barrett: The English Brothers #1 by Katy Regnery
Women’s Fiction, 4.3 stars, 619 reviews
Barrett English, aka “the Shark,” is the fair-haired, first-born of the English brothers, and the CEO of the oldest, most prestigious investment banking firm in Philadelphia. He rules the boardroom with an iron fist, refusing to take no for an answer and always getting his way. Emily Edwards, a first-year doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania, grew up in the gatehouse on the outskirts of Barrett’s childhood estate. The daughter of his family’s gardener and housekeeper, she was always looking through the window of privilege, but forced to remember her place at the very periphery of the kingdom.