Here’s another weekly roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks to get your week off to a good start.
Amazon is also running a sale on Kindles this week for Mother’s Day, with a couple models discounted by $20 and the Fire HD 10 is marked down by $50.
Please note that the free Kindle ebooks listed below are free as of April 25th, 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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Kindle Deals Links
Kindle Paperwhite 3 – $99 ($20 off)
Kindle Touch – $59 ($20 off)
Kids Kindle Bundle – $79 ($20 off)
Kindle Voyage Refurbs – $152
Fire HD 6 – $69 ($30 off)
Fire HD 10 – $179 ($50 off)
Kids Fire Bundle – $79 ($20 off)
10 Free Kindle eBooks
Also don’t forget about the free audiobook copy of Mansfield Park that Amazon is giving away this month.
The Creation: Axis Mundi by The Behrg
Science Fiction, 4.4 stars, 61 reviews
God spoke and the world was created. But the Bible only revealed a part of what occurred. For in order to Create, one must first Destroy… Deep in the jungles of the Venezuelan Rainforest, a dying phytopharmacologist has begun a search that could change the fate of humanity forever. Joining depraved scientists and ruthless mercenaries, he seeks to overcome humanity’s one common enemy: Mortality. Meanwhile, plans have been laid by an eco-revolutionary group, led by rebel Faye Moanna, to put an end to the illegal deforestation taking place in the Amazon. But her true motives may compromise much more than their sociopolitical agenda….
Dear Emily (Forever Family Book 1) by Trudy Stiles
Contemporary, 4.7 stars, 223 reviews
Adoption. Is it a choice you could make? For yourself? For your unborn child? Live this heart wrenching story with both Carly and Tabitha. Carly and her husband desperately want a child of their own, but are unable to make that dream their reality. Tabitha has been through unspeakable things and must make one of the most difficult decisions a scared and pregnant girl can make. Dear Emily is told in dual point of view, allowing the reader to experience the highs and lows of both Carly and Tabitha and the decision that ultimately brings them together. Take a chance on these two very different, but incredible women.
Mystery, 4.3 stars, 46 reviews
Ally Sweet is happy to be returning for a short break to the small town where she grew up. She is planning on using the time off to get over her messy divorce and she is looking forward to spending time with her much-loved grandmother and relaxing making chocolates and anything chocolaty. But then… the delivery driver for her grandmother’s chocolate shop is found murdered. The detectives investigating the crime have a prime suspect, Ally’s high school sweetheart, Brent. Ally believes that Brent would never murder anyone, so with the help of her trusted feline friend, Peaches, she tries to uncover the truth….
The Jakarta Pandemic: A Post Apocalyptic/Dystopian Thriller by Steven Konkoly
Science Fiction, 4.1 stars, 873 reviews
Cases of a highly lethal virus appear in major cities around the globe. Most ignore the warning signs. Alex Fletcher, Iraq War veteran, has read the signs for years. He understands the unique dangers of a pandemic flu and has taken the necessary steps to prepare. With his family and home prepared to endure an extended period of seclusion, Alex thinks he’s ready for the pandemic. He’s not even close. The lethal H16N1 virus rapidly spreads across the nation, stretching the fragile bonds of society to the breaking point. Schools close, grocery stores empty, fuel deliveries stop, hospitals start turning away the sick…riots engulf the cities. As hostility and mistrust engulfs his idyllic Maine neighborhood, Alex quickly realizes that the H16N1 virus will be the least of his problems.
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.3 stars, 184 reviews
In the first book of the thrilling Chasing Chinatown trilogy, a killer is loose in San Francisco, and he’s collecting body parts. SFPD has no witnesses and no suspects, but FBI Agent Abby Kane believes a dead hiker found ten miles north of the city is the key to solving those crimes. The detective involved with the case thinks Abby might be chasing a ghost down a rabbit hole, but the more Abby digs, the more she begins to think the killer is playing an elaborate game and there’s an audience cheering him on. In order to catch him, she must do the unthinkable: join the game.
The Scale (Martha’s Way Book 1) by Mika Jolie
Romance, 4.5 stars, 147 reviews
Twenty-seven year old, African-American, Minka Greene has to endure watching her twin sister marry the man she loves. Her weight is up, and her confidence is down. Not exactly the ideal time to meet the real man of her dreams. The Scale opens in Martha’s Vineyard with Minka attending Keely and Blake’s engagement party at Martha’s Way, the beautiful inn owned and operated by the tall, blond, tattooed man with the piercing blue eyes….
Confessions of an Alli Cat (The Cougar Chronicles, #1) by Courtney Cole
Women’s Fiction, 4.6 stars, 205 reviews
Thirty-five year-old Allison “Alli” Lancaster has it all—a fabulous job, a beautiful 15 year-old daughter, a hilarious BFF and a gorgeous house with a pool and Jacuzzi in an exclusive Las Vegas neighborhood. What she doesn’t have is a husband, because she kicked her lousy, cheating ex to the curb nine months ago. Since then, Alli has paid her dues with seemingly endless self-improvement and seemingly endless mourning. Now she’s ready to move on and try new things….
Ice Planet Barbarians: A SciFi Alien Romance by Ruby Dixon
Romantic Comedy, 4.4 stars, 331 reviews
You’d think being abducted by aliens would be the worst thing that could happen to me. And you’d be wrong. Because now, the aliens are having ship trouble, and they’ve left their cargo of human women – including me – on an ice planet. And the only native inhabitant I’ve met? He’s big, horned, blue, and really, really has a thing for me…
Pippa of Lauramore (The Eldentimber Series Book 1) by Shari L. Tapscott
Fantasy, 4.7 stars, 51 reviews
When a princess turns eighteen, she is not supposed to sneak away from her own birthday celebration with the first handsome prince she meets. But Pippa is not just any princess, and there is nothing she enjoys more than a moonlit ride through the woods. Only one thing could ruin a beautiful evening under the stars with Galinor, the dark-haired, blue-eyed prince of Glendon—and that’s her father tracking her down. When King Ewan catches Pippa, he orders her to spend twelve days of confinement in the castle. This is an inconvenience for the princess, considering thirty princes and lords have come from all across the Kingdoms of Elden to fight in a tournament for her hand in marriage. Not willing to stand idly by while her fate is being decided, Pippa enlists the help of her childhood friend Archer, master archer of the kingdom. Together they make a pact to do everything in their power to ensure Galinor’s victory in the tournament….
Bluestone Homecoming (Welcome to Bluestone Book 1) by MJ Fredrick
Romance, 4.3 stars, 181 reviews
War correspondent Leo Ericson returns to his hometown of Bluestone Lake, Minnesota, when his parents notify him his young son is having trouble fitting in at school. Leo doesn’t know how to be a single parent since the death of his wife, and he certainly has no desire to return to Bluestone. But he needs a place for his son, a place where he’ll be with family, while Leo does his job. He’ll stay long enough to get Max settled, then go back to work….