Now is a good time for another roundup of 10 free Kindle ebooks for the weekend. There are lots of highly-rated thrillers available right now.
The Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle continue to be on sale until Valentine’s Day, as are Fire tablets and other Amazon devices.
Please note that the free Kindle books listed below are free as of February 10th, 2018. 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
Under a Tell-Tale Sky: After the EMP (Disruption Trilogy Book 1) by R.E. McDermott
Thrillers, 4.7 stars, 530 reviews
When an EMP produced by a massive solar flare fries the electrical grid, Captain Jordan Hughes’ problems are just starting. Stranded far from home with a now-priceless cargo of fuel and a restless crew, Hughes weighs his options as violence worsens ashore and the world crumbles around the secure haven of his ship, the Pecos Trader. ‘Wait and see,’ isn’t an option. Hughes must get his ship and crew home — but FEMA arrives with other plans. Resisting an increasingly corrupt and self-serving federal bureaucracy, Hughes leads a hastily formed and ragtag little band of sailors, preppers, and dissident military personnel on a desperate voyage to reunite them all with home and family – only to find their real journey is just beginning.
Cabin by the Lake by Desiree Douglas
Romance, 4.6 stars, 146 reviews
Is it really possible to start over in life when mistakes from the past continue to haunt? This heartwarming story of a second chance for love, both for Lydia and her widowed aunt who has reluctantly taken her in, grabs the reader from the first page. A bonfire is lit when she moves to her aunt’s lake house in rural Georgia in need of a fresh start. There she meets mysterious backpacker, Mike Rodgers, seeking shelter from a storm. As lightning flashes, so does their chemistry. A man is the last thing Lydia needs in her life, but working alongside Mike to renovate an old guest cabin, the two are drawn together with an irresistible pull…
The Zodiac Killer (Zodiac Killers Book 1) by WL Knightly
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.7 stars, 90 reviews
Detective Darek Blake thought the secrets of his past were long buried, but when a young girl is murdered in a familiar way, finding the killer will not only bring back memories he’s repressed, but give him a golden opportunity to impress the FBI. So, when his partner, Special Agent Lizzy McNamara digs up evidence that’s a little too close to home, he’s shaken to the core. The worst sin he’s ever committed bubbles up, threatening to destroy his future.
The Green Ember (The Green Ember Series Book 1) by S. D. Smith
Children’s eBooks, 4.8 stars, 1010reviews
Heather and Picket are extraordinary rabbits with ordinary lives until calamitous events overtake them, spilling them into a cauldron of misadventures. They discover that their own story is bound up in the tumult threatening to overwhelm the wider world. Kings fall and kingdoms totter. Tyrants ascend and terrors threaten. Betrayal beckons, and loyalty is a broken road with peril around every bend. Where will Heather and Picket land? How will they make their stand? Book 2 is also free.
Vigilante Dead: A Kate Jones Thriller by D.V. Berkom
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.8 stars, 47 reviews
PI Kate Jones lands the case of a lifetime: a young college student with no history of drug abuse dies of an overdose, and the parents come to Kate demanding answers. Soon, Seattle is reeling from dozens more deaths, all with the same chemical markers. At first, police assume that the victims are closet junkies who got hold of a bad combination, but after someone close to her becomes a victim, Kate believes something far more sinister is going on. The deeper Kate digs, the more she uncovers about the deadly drug’s origins, forcing her to choose between doing what’s right…
Snowfall and Secrets by Kimberly Loth
Romance, 4.6 stars, 88 reviews
Tess escapes from Florida with a secret as big as Miami. She needs to find some place to lay low and hide from her overbearing family. Mackinac Island, Michigan, should be the perfect place to hide out. Except, her landlord, Lukas, is as hot as the sun. When a Michigan blizzard leaves them trapped in the same house together, things heat up, fast. But could both of their secrets ruin everything…
Gypsy Brothers: The Complete Series by Lili St Germain
Thriller & Suspense/Romance, 4.5 stars, 245 reviews
My father was most certainly NOT an innocent man. As the leader of the Gypsy Brothers Motorcycle Club, he was guilty of many things. But he died for a crime that he didn’t commit, framed by an enemy within who then stole his club and everything he had ever worked to protect. Including my innocence. When Dornan Ross framed my father, he set into motion a series of events that could never be undone. My father was murdered by Dornan Ross and his sons when I was fifteen years old. Before my father died, Dornan Ross and his sons stole my innocence, branded my skin and in doing so, ensured that their lives would be prematurely cut short. That they would suffer…
Stone Groove (Dale Conley Action Thrillers Series Book 1) by Erik Carter
Thrillers, 4.5 stars, 89 reviews
Special Agent Dale Conley specializes in the unusual, and he’s seen it all. Except for this… An entire community vanishes overnight—just like the fabled Lost Colony of Roanoke. The only clue is a single word chiseled into a blood-spattered stone. As Dale discovers more stones with cryptic messages, he’s faced with a series of riddles related to the Roanoke disaster. Riddles that he must solve—or the hostages are killed. Dale soon realizes that the kidnapper knows the details of his past. Including his dark secrets. Now, as he races to find the stones, Dale must come head-on with his own demons to have a chance at saving the lives of the missing people.
Ink Witch (Kat Dubois Chronicles Book 1) by Lindsey Fairleigh
Fantasy, 4.5 stars, 89 reviews
Immortal Kat Dubois has traded in her sword for a flask. Hard drinking helps ease the grisly memories of her former trade: an assassin of immortals. She’s perfectly content to spend eternity in her Seattle tattoo parlor…until the mysterious disappearance of her brother finally brings her out of retirement. With a charmed deck of tarot cards and her trusty sword, Kat sets off to track down her brother and save his soul. A wicked corporation and a laundry list of old rivals stand in the way of her quest. For someone with an eternity to live, Kat’s chances of unraveling the mystery become less likely with each passing second…
Paper by Andrew Stanek
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 36 reviews
Ken Wyman is having the worst week of his life, but it only gets worse when his uncle dies and leaves him millions in counterfeit cash. Now everyone from petty criminals to the FBI are after Ken while he tries to find his estranged father and win back his girlfriend. How much money is real and how much is counterfeit? Find out in Paper.