Here’s a list of 10 free highly-rated Kindle books for the weekend.
Amazon’s exclusive sale for Prime members on Kindles and Fire tablets is ongoing for a few more days as well. The Kindle Paperwhite is priced lower than it’s ever been before at $79.
Please note that the free Kindle books listed below are free as of April 13th, 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.
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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Prime Members Sale
Kindle – $49
Kids Kindle – $69
Kindle Paperwhite – $79
Fire 7 – $34
Fire HD 8 – $54
Fire HD 10 – $109
Fire 7 Kids Edition – $74
Fire HD 8 Kids Edition – $94
10 Free Kindle eBooks
Girl in Trouble (An Alex Mercer Thriller Book 1) by Stacy Claflin
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 95 reviews
He gave up his daughter years ago, but now he’ll risk his life to save hers. Alex Mercer is no stranger to kidnappings. The emotional scars still run deep from his sister’s disappearance years earlier. His daughter Ariana remains safe long after her adoption, and he cherishes the few times a year he gets to see her. The joy is palpable when he takes her on their first one-on-one outing. At least until he pauses to answer a text and Ariana disappears…
Rum Runner (The Key West Escape Series Book 1) by Tricia Leedom
Action & Adventure/Romance, 4.6 stars, 59 reviews
English socialite Sophie Davies-Stone has been longing to meet her father since she was a little girl. When he sends her a mysterious medallion and asks her to forward it to him in Miami, she can’t help herself from doing something totally un-Sophie-like. Rather than mailing it as instructed, Sophie hops on a flight to Florida. But the family reunion never happens. Instead, Sophie is attacked and almost kidnapped by her father’s enemies. Her savior is Jimmy Panama, a cocky and annoyingly handsome former Navy SEAL…
Famished: An Ash Park Novel by Meghan O’Flynn
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.4 stars, 82 reviews
Ash Park, a run-down suburb of Detroit, might not be the most idyllic place to live, but for Hannah Montgomery, it’s safe. At least, it feels that way until a serial killer starts dicing up women from the shelter where she volunteers. Hannah manages to convince herself the killings have nothing to do with her brutal past—but then her boyfriend is murdered in the same ruthless manner as the others. And the police think she may have had something to do with it…
Salvation (The Sword and Cross Chronicles) by Olivia Rae
Historical Romance, 4.5 stars, 60 reviews
With the death of her husband, independent Lady Breanna Durville is finally free of male control and happily waits the birth of her child…alone. But her late husband’s cousin, Lord de Beaufou has come to claim his rights to Durville Keep and to her hand in marriage. If that is not enough to deal with, her brother has sent a peasant to watch over her. She has but one plan. Get rid of them both!
Rise of the Storm (The Desolate Empire Book 1) by Christina Ochs
Fantasy, 4.5 stars, 40 reviews
His next move could destroy everything. Prince Kendryk has it all- a peaceful, prosperous kingdom, a beautiful wife, and three children. But his support of a renegade priest will put it all at risk. Kendryk wants to do the right thing. Even if that means standing up to the power-hungry Empress Teodora, famous for grinding her enemies into the dust. Then cutting off their heads. Now she has her sights set on Kendryk’s head. She’s happy to destroy his family and kingdom while she’s at it.
Wraith (Book 1) by Angel Lawson
Fantasy/Horror, 4.5 stars, 147 reviews
Freak. Weird. Crazy. These are the names tossed around seventeen-year old Jane Watts by her fellow classmates. But things aren’t always as they seem. Sometimes there’s a reason for talking to yourself in the hallway at school. Jane struggles with adjusting to her new home and school after an abrupt move. She wants one thing in life—to be like everyone else at school, but that’s hard to do when you’re the new kid. But she does manage to make one friend, Evan—he’s sixteen, charming, and protective. Everything a girl could want in a best friend…with one minor caveat. He’s dead.
Murder in Vail by Judy Moore
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 101 reviews
Sally Braddock’s serene lifestyle atop a mountain in Vail, Colorado, changes drastically each year when her three spoiled children and their spouses visit her – and her money – for Christmas. They live off their trust funds, which are disappearing quickly, and spend most of the holidays bickering and hitting up their mother for money. This year, Sally makes an announcement that sends her children into a tizzy, an announcement so extreme that it pushes someone in the house to murder. The storm inside the house is matched by a raging blizzard outside, and the family finds themselves snowbound with a killer.
Death of a Dead Man by Karin Kaufman
Mystery, 4.6 stars, 70 reviews
In the small town of Juniper Grove, newcomer Rachel Stowe has finally found the good friends and quiet life she always craved. So when a stranger arrives in town and stirs painful memories of a baffling episode in the town’s past, Rachel vows to put an end to his mischief. But events take a nasty turn when Rachel discovers a body in her own backyard and suspicion for the murder falls on her widowed neighbor. Despite being warned off the case by the town’s handsome but aloof police chief, Rachel makes it her mission to clear her neighbor’s name and find the real killer. Can she crack the case before another body turns up?
Empathy by Ker Dukey
Romance, 4.7 stars, 426 reviews
They say some people are born with decreased activity in the front central lobe causing them a deficiency in empathy. Maybe that’s true about me, whether I was born this way or created in a moment of evil, empathy was something I didn’t possess until her green eyes met mine in the mirror and I couldn’t take her life. I didn’t want to feel, I didn’t want this woman in my life complicating how I lived, but she was there at every turn anyway…
Marking Time (The Immortal Descendants, Book 1) by April White
Time Travel, 4.7 stars, 1287 reviews
Seventeen-year-old tagger Saira Elian can handle anything … a mother who mysteriously disappears, a stranger who stalks her around London, and even the noble English grandmother who kicked Saira and her mother out of the family. But when an old graffiti tag in a Tube station transports Saira to the nineteenth century and she comes face-to-face with Jack the Ripper, she realizes she needs help after all. Saira meets Archer, a charming student who helps her blend in as much as a tall, modern American teen can in Victorian England. He reveals the existence of the Immortals: Time, Nature, Fate, War, and Death, and explains to Saira that it is possible to move between centuries – if you are a Descendant of Time…