It’s been a couple of months since posting a roundup of free Kindle ebooks and since there’s not much else going on right now it’s a good time to do it again.
Please note that the free Kindle books listed below are free as of May 16th, 2017. 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.
You don’t need to own a Kindle ebook reader or a Fire tablet to read these free ebooks; you can use a free Kindle reading app for iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, and Android devices, or use a computer or web browser.
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This month’s Whispersync for Voice freebie is The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Once you get the free ebook the audiobook becomes free (you can check the box below the buy button to automatically add the audiobook for free).
10 Free Kindle eBooks
Shakedown (Jack Davis Thrillers Book 1) by Joel Goldman
Thrillers, 4.4 stars, 475 reviews
When FBI Agent Jack Davis investigates a mass murder, a leak of crucial information and his imploding personal life throw him into the ultimate danger zone – where truth lies at the heart of betrayal. Need a thrill pill? Take Shakedown and stay up all night! After you catch your breath, grab The Dead Man, the second book in the series. Jack Davis crosses paths with a serial killer inside one of the most advanced research facilities in the world when people start to die exactly as they dreamed they would.
The Dragon Blood Collection, Books 1-3 by Lindsay Buroker
Fantasy, 4.5 stars, 819 reviews
A thousand years have passed since a dragon has been seen in the world. Science and technology have replaced magic, which has dwindled until it has become little more than an element of myth and legend. There are those who still have dragon blood flowing through their veins, distant descendants of the mighty creatures of old. These rare humans have the power to cast magic, the power to heal, and the power to craft alchemical weapons capable of starting wars… or ending them. But they are feared for those powers, and in recent centuries, they have been hunted nearly to extinction.
Berkley Street (Berkley Street Series Book 1) by Ron Ripley
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 182 reviews
Shane Ryan returns to Nashua and the childhood memories that drove him to join the Marines. After a prolonged legal battle with his aunt and uncle, Shane has possession of the family home where his parents disappeared over 20 years ago. The house, a monstrous castle filled with ghosts and secrets, is more alive than its inhabitants. When his aunt and uncle come to town, then vanish, Shane’s life takes a turn for the worse. Detective Marie Lafontaine immediately labels Shane as the prime suspect. And in a race against time, Shane desperately searches for clues about his parents.
Saving Grace (A Hearthfire Romance Book 1) by Michele Paige Holmes
Romance, 4.6 stars, 206 reviews
After the death of her grandfather, the Duke of Salisbury, Grace Thatcher wants nothing more than to live quietly in the country with her younger siblings. Her father’s debts thwart those plans, and to protect her sister, Helen, Grace must marry a man of her father’s choosing. As each suitor proves less than desirable, Grace comes up with clever schemes, causing each to reject her. While staying at the mysterious Sutherland Hall, a middle-of-the-night mishap sends Grace into the arms of a stranger, Nicholas Sutherland—and provides inspiration for her grandest plan yet—one that will leave her reputation in tatters yet free both her and Helen from all possibility of marriage.
Monday (Timeless Series #1) by E. L. Todd
Romance, 4.7 stars, 433 reviews
I don’t believe in destiny. In fate. Or in soul mates. But I believe in Hawke. My life has never been whole since my parents left forever. I have my brother, someone I can barely tolerate most of the time, and I have my best friend, Marie. And I have myself. But when Hawke walks into my life, there’s an immediate connection. Our eyes lock and an unspoken conversation is exchanged. For the first time in my life, I actually feel something. But he doesn’t. He keeps me at arm’s length and pretends there’s nothing between us when there clearly is. I’m not the kind of girl to wait around for any guy, so I don’t.
Beautiful Storm (Lightning Strikes Book 1) by Barbara Freethy
Suspense, 4.5 stars, 388 reviews
From #1 NY Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy comes the first book in a new romantic suspense trilogy: Lightning Strikes. In these connected novels, lightning leads to love, danger, and the unraveling of long-buried secrets that will change not only the past but also the future. When her father’s plane mysteriously disappeared in the middle of an electrical storm, Alicia Monroe became obsessed with lightning. Now a news photographer in Miami, Alicia covers local stories by day and chases storms at night. In a flash of lightning, she sees what appears to be a murder, but when she gets to the scene, there is no body, only a military tag belonging to Liliana Valdez, a woman who has been missing for two months.
Dear Crossing: A Ray Schiller Novel by Marjorie Doering
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.4 stars, 293 reviews
The wife of a prominent Minneapolis executive is found dead in the couple’s secluded summer home. Not just dead—murdered. The crime scene is uglier than most. Put in charge of the case, Ray Schiller of the Widmer, Minnesota P.D. follows the evidence directly to the Twin Cities and the new widower. Unraveling Paul Davis’s carefully guarded personal life threatens the executive’s bid for the imminent opening for the presidency of ACC, the prestigious corporation founded and run by his father-in-law.
Grim Tidings (Aisling Grimlock Book 1) by Amanda M. Lee
Paranormal, 4.5 stars, 232 reviews
Aisling Grimlock is having a bad week. Well, actually, she’s having a bad life — not that she’s complaining. Okay, she’s totally complaining.
After being laid off from her secretarial position, she has no choice but to join the family business, and now she’s a full-time grim reaper. That’s right. She collects and transfers souls to the hereafter. Cool, huh? Not quite. On the second day of her new job, Aisling (literally!) stumbles over a dead body that’s not on her list and the stakes are suddenly raised because, when a name isn’t on the list, that means someone stole it (and that’s never a good thing).
A Second Daniel (In the Den of the English Lion Book 1) by Neal Roberts
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.3 stars, 42 reviews
London 1558. An orphan from a far-off land is renamed “Noah Ames,” and given every advantage the English Crown can bestow. London 1592. Now an experienced barrister, Noah witnesses what appears to be a botched robbery outside the Rose Theater, a crime he soon suspects to be part of a plot against Queen Elizabeth herself. Steadfast in his loyalty to the Queen, Noah must use every bit of his knowledge and skill to lure her most disloyal subject onto the only battlefield where Noah has the advantage … a court of law – though in doing so he risks public exposure of his darkest secret, a secret so shocking that its revelation could cost him everything: the love of the only woman who can offer him happiness, his livelihood … even his life.
The Liberian Agenda by L.J. Taylor
Genre Fiction, 4.6 stars, 50 reviews
How well do we really know our husbands? Sonia Johnson, native New Yorker, attorney, and daughter of a U.S. Senator, never expected to find herself a virtual prisoner in Liberia, but her husband – the country’s new president by way of coup d’etat – won’t let her take their son back to the States. The only way for her to protect him from her husband’s enemies is to spy on her new family for the C.I.A. If she gets caught, her son will grow up without a mother – if he grows up at all.