Here’s a roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks for Labor Day 2016.
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10 Free Kindle eBooks
Back to Lazarus: A Sydney Brennan Novel by Judy K. Walker
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 101 reviews
Why would a man hang himself twenty-four years after murdering his wife? Tallahassee PI Sydney Brennan crisscrosses north Florida to reconstruct a tragic family history when she’s hired to investigate a murderer’s prison cell suicide. But by following in his murdered wife’s footsteps, does Sydney risk sharing the woman’s fate? The first book in an exciting new series, Back to Lazarus introduces Sydney Brennan, a Florida private investigator with a knack for getting into trouble who doesn’t know when to quit.
Wicked Fall (The Wicked Horse Series Book 1) by Sawyer Bennett
Romance, 4.5 stars, 349 reviews
Never in your wildest dreams could you begin to imagine all the filthy and depraved things that go on inside The Wicked Horse. Step inside and Woolf Jennings will make every one of your dirty fantasies come true. He’s covered in a facade of deception. An enticing blend of multi-millionaire and hot-as-hell Wyoming rancher, those that think they know Woolf Jennings admire his abilities to preside as CEO of his family’s cattle and oil empire. But only a privileged few truly understand what fuels the glitter of depravity in those gorgeous blue eyes. Only a few know he’s opened up a sinfully erotic and private sex club named The Wicked Horse right at the base of the beautiful Teton Mountain range….
Fashionably Dead (Hot Damned Series, Book 1) by Robyn Peterman
Romance/Humor, 4.5 stars, 1945 reviews
Vampyres don’t exist. They absolutely do not exist. At least I didn’t think they did ‘til I tried to quit smoking and ended up Undead. Who in the hell did I screw over in a former life that my getting healthy equates with dead? Now I’m a Vampyre. Yes, we exist whether we want to or not. However, I have to admit, the perks aren’t bad. My girls no longer jiggle, my ass is higher than a kite and the latest Prada keeps finding its way to my wardrobe. On the downside, I’m stuck with an obscenely profane Guardian Angel who looks like Oprah and a Fairy Fighting Coach who’s teaching me to annihilate like the Terminator….
The Reinvention of Mimi Finnegan by Whitney Dineen
Satire, 4.6 stars, 218 reviews
Thirty-four year old, Mimi Finnegan, is the third of four daughters and in her eyes, by far, the most unremarkable. She has no singular accomplishment that can stand up to any of her sisters. And if that isn’t enough, she is the only single sibling in her family. Mimi’s sisters decide that it’s time she gets serious about husband hunting, so they begin a campaign to find Mr. Right. Considering her most recent dating encounters include a night club owner who stuffs bratwurst in his pants and a WASPy trust fund baby, living happily under his mother’s thumb, Mimi is more than ready to meet THE ONE. Enter celebrated British novelist, Elliot Fielding. Sexual tension and anger heat up between the duo and it isn’t until Mimi discovers that Elliot is almost engaged to another that she realizes she is head-over-heels in love with him….
Gathering Shadows (Finding Sanctuary Book #1) by Nancy Mehl
Romance, 4.7 stars, 109 reviews
Wynter Evans is a promising young reporter for a television station in St. Louis, but even a bright future doesn’t take away her pain over the disappearance of her brother nine years ago. So when she stumbles across a photograph of a boy with an eerie resemblance to him, she can’t pass up the chance to track him down. With research for work as her cover, she sets out with one of the station’s photogs for the place where the picture was taken: the town of Sanctuary. Almost as soon as she arrives, she meets the town’s handsome young mayor, Rueben King, and together they begin to uncover long held secrets that could tear the small town apart and change everything Wynter thought she knew about her life. As the truth of her family’s past hides in the shadows, it’s clear someone will stop at nothing to keep the answers she’s searching for hidden forever–even if the cost is Wynter’s very life….
Longshot Into The West by Keith R. Baker
History, 4.5 stars, 50 reviews
Rob Finn is joined by William Cody and Lonnie Walters as they begin their journey into the Gold country of 1862 into the West. They are headed toward Bannack, a town springing up on the banks of Grasshopper Creek, Washington Territory. Soon it would become Idaho Territory, and shortly after that, Montana Territory. But not without the birth pangs that accompany such events. In Longshot Into The West, Rob meets desperate and unscrupulous men such as Henry Plummer; also gentle and generous Natives who heal and help the strangers in their land. We learn that the treasures of the earth are sought by greedy men on both sides of the Civil War; while lasting friendships are the goal of and reward for precious few hearty souls….
Mai Tai Butterfly (Escape to Maui Book 1) by JoAnn Bassett
Literature & Fiction, 4.5 stars, 114 reviews
Dutiful wife Nola Stevens slices open the afternoon mail and rips apart her secure, but tedious, life in Seattle. Twenty-three years ago, she moved from her father’s house to her husband’s house, never pausing to get to know the woman in the mirror. Now her marriage is over. Her ex-husband has moved on, leaving Nola parked on her friend Malia’s sofa bed until further notice. Malia is summoned home to Maui for her father’s seventy-fifth birthday luau and she persuades Nola to come along. Hawaii astounds her—non-stop sunshine, aloha spirit, and a brawny sculptor who challenges her see it all, do it all, and love it all. Cracking free of her self-imposed cocoon, Nola finds “living aloha” the best path to starting over.
Valentine’s Rose: Book 1, The Bride Train by E.E. Burke
Historical Romance, 4.9 stars, 41 reviews
Constantine Valentine, the second son of an English baron is in America for one reason—to make a fortune so he can return home and repair a tarnished reputation. Wedding a destitute Irish laundress isn’t his first choice, but a strange twist of fate makes a hasty marriage the key to gaining riches. She lost everything but her belief in love.
Rose Muldoon grew up in a New York slum and has suffered hardship, hunger and heartbreaking loss. Against impossible odds, she still trusts love—something her privileged husband has never experienced, and can’t accept….
Savannah Martin Mysteries Box Set 1-3 by Jenna Bennett
Women’s Fiction, 4.5 stars, 114 reviews
Savannah has always been a good girl, doing what was expected and fully expecting life to fall into place in its turn. But when her perfect husband turns out to be a lying, cheating slimeball – and bad in bed to boot – Savannah kicks the jerk to the curb and embarks on life on her own terms. With a new apartment, a new career, and a brand new outlook on life, she’s all set to take the world by storm. If only the world would stop throwing her curveballs…
Once Gone (a Riley Paige Mystery–Book #1) by Blake Pierce
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.3 stars, 1034 reviews
Women are turning up dead in the rural outskirts of Virginia, killed in grotesque ways, and when the FBI is called in, they are stumped. A serial killer is out there, his frequency increasing, and they know there is only one agent good enough to crack this case: Special Agent Riley Paige. Riley is on paid leave herself, recovering from her encounter with her last serial killer, and, fragile as she is, the FBI is reluctant to tap her brilliant mind. Yet Riley, needing to battle her own demons, comes on board, and her hunt leads her through the disturbing subculture of doll collectors, into the homes of broken families, and into the darkest canals of the killer’s mind. As Riley peels back the layers, she realizes she is up against a killer more twisted than she could have imagined. In a frantic race against time, she finds herself pushed to her limit, her job on the line, her own family in danger, and her fragile psyche collapsing….