Here’s a weekly roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks for Sunday, April 10th.
Amazon is also running a sale on Kindle books by best-selling authors, including titles by George R. R. Martin, Nicholas Sparks, and more. It’s a one-day only sale as part of Amazon’s deals of the day.
Please note that the free Kindle ebooks listed below are free as of April 10th, 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.
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10 Free Kindle eBooks
Also don’t forget about the free audiobook copy of Mansfield Park that Amazon is giving away this month.
Gone Bad by J. B. Turner
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.8 stars, 23 reviews
A fast and furious thriller for fans of Lee Child, Vince Flynn and Brad Thor.
When a top militia leader escapes from a maximum security American jail, the FBI calls in ex-Delta operator Jon Reznick to help track him down. The escapee is none other than a psychopathic ex-Delta colleague of Reznick, Hunter Cain, who is now a feared militia leader. It isn’t long before they believe that Cain is planning a terrorist spectacular. But the problem is they don’t know what target he has in mind. As the clock ticks down, the team shows increasing strains as they struggle to find Cain, it becomes clear that the secret plot would threaten not only scores of American lives, but also a former US President.
Better by Carey Heywood
Contemporary Fiction, 4.6 stars, 96 reviews
** inspired by actual events **
Aubrey is embarking on a bucket list trip around the world, the last wish of her Aunt Ally. It was supposed to be the trip Ally would take when she got better. Now it’s just a chance for Aubrey to say goodbye. Adam escapes in his solo trips overseas, working just enough to fund the next one. When the opportunity to circle the globe falls in his lap he can’t refuse. The only catch, he won’t be traveling alone this time. Unable to hide from each other Adam’s overprotective nature thwarts Aubrey’s desire to find her own way. Can they move past initial assumptions to find something better?
Ordained Irreverence (Elmo Jenkins Book One) by Piers Platt
Humor, 4.5 stars, 787 reviews
Elmo Jenkins is about to graduate from seminary with a masters degree in religious education and a minor in cynicism. When he lands an internship at a large metropolitan church, he quite literally stumbles his way through as he learns to baptize and bury, visit and marry the faithful flock. Think Ferris Bueller Goes to Church with a side of Holden Caulfield thrown in for good measure. The cast of characters filling the pews at First Church keeps him on his toes and more than a little bewildered at times. The salty widow who serves up a homemade pie with a surprise ingredient. The quirky single adult with a heart as big as Elvis who deems himself quite the ladies man. The larger-than-life music minister who pulls more than a few punches along the way, and even an old church janitor with a few ancient secrets of his own…
In Your Dreams by Amy Martin
Paranormal & Fantasy, 4.3 stars, 83 reviews
Sixteen-year-old Zara “Zip” McKee lives for three things: basketball, books, and bailing out of tiny Titusville, Illinois, where the junior high and high school are in the same building and everyone’s known everyone else since birth. But when Kieran Lanier moves to town and passes out on her desk on his first day at school, Zip’s life gets complicated in a way she never dreamed. Kieran has narcolepsy, and although he sometimes struggles to stay awake, he has no trouble capturing Zip’s heart and trusting her with his most guarded secret—he sees bits and pieces of the future in his dreams. And while he didn’t know who she was at the time, Kieran had seen Zip in his dreams over five months before he moved to Titusville from North Carolina….
Quinn Checks In (Liam Quinn Mysteries Book 1) by LH Thomson
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.2 stars, 617 reviews
A gallery heist isn’t what it seems, and pretty soon, former forger Liam Quinn is running out of people to trust. The biggest mobster in town, a sweetheart named “Vin The Shin,” is calling him out; a steady string of lowlifes want his head; his brother the patrolman can’t forgive him and the woman he loves can’t see him for what he is. The police think he’s hiding something, and he may have turn to his sociopathic ex-mentor for help. But hey, when trouble comes knocking? That’s when Quinn Checks In.
Fear Dreams by J.A. Schneider
Suspense, 4.9 stars, 27 reviews
A woman frantic she’s seeing a ghost… Liddy Barron, an artist, was injured in a hit-and-run accident that left her with recurring nightmares, gaps in her memory, and an increasing obsession in the disappearance of a coed named Sasha Perry. Insecure and nervous, Liddy’s turmoil grows as she begins seeing ghostly images. Her husband Paul tries to help but suspects it’s just her imagination…while intuitive Detective Kerri Blasco, also obsessed with young Sasha’s disappearance, senses that Liddy may have a key to solving the case, and tries to unravel the shocking truth of what really haunts her.
Cruelest Month (Ray Elkins Thriller Series) by Aaron Stander
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.2 stars, 361 reviews
Winter is starting to loosen its grip on Cedar County along the shores of northern Lake Michigan. The first hints of green are becoming visible on the edges of the receding snowpack. On the inland lakes, the layers of ice that started forming in late November and December are slowly subsiding. The search for morel mushrooms is still three or four weeks off. But this year there is other treasure to hunt. Vincent Fox, an octogenarian, has self-published a book, Al Capone’s Michigan: The Secret Lost Treasure. Following the descriptions in the book, some of the locals are beginning to scour the beaches with shovels and metal detectors. When Fox suddenly goes missing, Sheriff Ray Elkins and Detective Sue Lawrence are confronted by a complex web of fact and fiction to sort through, and along the way they discover new information to a decades old unsolved murder.
The Rabbit Ate My Homework (The Rabbit Ate My… Book 1) by Rachel Elizabeth Cole
Children’s eBooks, 4.5 stars, 98 reviews
Eleven year-old Drew Montgomery has not, does not, and will not ever want a stupid old rabbit. All they do is sit in their cages, eat carrots, and poop. Then his annoying little sister blackmails him into hiding a bunny in his closet. She knows what really happened to his “stolen” bike and she’s threatening to tell. Now Drew’s in a real jam. If his “No pets!” parents find the rabbit or, worse, his sister blabs the truth, he’ll be grounded till grade seven for sure….
Talk of the Town (Welcome to Daily, Texas Book #1) by Lisa Wingate
Contemporary Fiction, 4.3 stars, 267 reviews
Between Hollywood glamour and small-town secrets, what is the truth? The show American Superstars is the hottest thing on television, but its associate producer, Mandalay Florentino, is worried. She’s just arrived in the tiny town of Daily, Texas, to arrange a surprise “reunion concert” for hometown finalist Amber Amberson. Only it turns out everyone in town seems to know the secret. And paparazzi are arriving. And word from Hollywood is that Amber has disappeared with a “bad boy” actor. Can anything go right in this tumbleweed town?
Those Who Dare (Raiding Forces Book 1) by Phil Ward
Literary Fiction, 4.3 stars, 242 reviews
The first in a series of meticulously researched World War II novels about hit-and-run raids against Hitler’s war machine by British forces – under the command of a U.S. soldier – “Those Who Dare” is sure to appeal to avid military fiction fans. By May 1940, panzer divisions had decimated Belgium and reached Calais. Lieutenant John Randal of the U.S. 26th Cavalry Regiment volunteers his expertise to help slow their advance. What unfolds is a blend of military guerrilla tactics, suspense, humour, cultural and social commentary, and war buddy camaraderie – plus a little romance between the American GI and the widowed Lady Jane Seaborn. Along the way readers meet such colourful characters as Captain David Niven in MO-9 and Captain ‘Geronimo Joe’ McKoy with his Travelling Wild West Show and Shooting Emporium.