Here’s a list of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks, along with some Kindle-related deals for Mother’s Day.
Please note that the free Kindle books listed below are free as of May 12th, 2019. 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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Kindle Unlimited Gift Deal – 20-40% off
Kindle Paperwhite – $89
New Kindle – $69
$4.99 or less on select Kindle best sellers – 5/12/19 only
10 Free Kindle eBooks
The Deepest Waters by Dan Walsh
Historical Fiction, 4.7 stars, 608 reviews
For John and Laura Foster, what began as a fairytale honeymoon in 1857 aboard the steamship SS Vandervere, quickly turns into a nightmare. A terrible hurricane strikes and the grand ship begins to sink. Just before it goes under, a rescue ship appears on the horizon. But it only has room enough to save the women and children. Laura soon finds herself sailing away toward New York city on a ship filled with orphans and widows, to meet John’s family whom she’s never met. Desperate for a miracle, Laura braces herself to face life alone.
Die Noon (Goodnight Mysteries Book 1) by Elise Sax
Mystery, 4.4 stars, 42 reviews
Matilda Dare can’t sleep. Her insomnia is one more reason to move to the quirky small town of Goodnight, New Mexico after she inherits a house, a small newspaper, and two old dogs there. But despite the Goodnight name, Matilda still spends hers wide awake, and she has good reason after a reporter is murdered. With a mystery to solve, she begins to investigate the town and uncovers more suspects than she knows what to do with. Meanwhile, the hottie cowboy sheriff is doing his own investigation into Matilda, and the mysterious, handsome stranger, who just happens to live with her, is showing up in all the wrong places. As her investigation continues, danger increases, and it might end up spelling lights out for Matilda.
Critical Vulnerability by Melissa F. Miller
Thriller & Suspense, 4.4 stars, 454 reviews
Government records, medical equipment, elevators, security alarms … they’re all remotely controlled and monitored by computerized industrial control systems. It’s convenient, efficient, and potentially deadly. Assistant U.S. Attorney Aroostine Higgins has put her personal life on hold to join the Department of Justice’s elite Criminal Division. She’s about to prosecute a major bribery trial–one that could make or break her career. But everything’s going wrong…
Interest (Final State Book 1) by Kevin Gaughen
Science Fiction, 4.4 stars, 73 reviews
It’s all the news channels can talk about: the White House has been bombed, there’s chaos in the streets, and the United States has found itself in the throes of a violent revolution. Surrounded by panicked people, washed-up journalist Len Savitz takes the crisis in stride. It’s nothing that a stiff drink won’t cure. After all, bad news only hurts optimists. But when the mysterious leader of the rebels cherry-picks him to acquire certain information for her, Len is forced to go on an investigative mission where he uncovers millennia-old secrets and unwittingly triggers a chain of disturbing events that will determine the future of humankind.
Walker Island Romance Box Set Books 1-3 by Lucy Kevin, Bella Andre
Romance, 4.5 stars, 53 reviews
After four years on the Seattle mainland, when Hanna Walker returns to Walker Island to make a documentary about the infamous Peterson-Walker feud from the early 1950s, she’s shocked to realize that passions still run high. Especially when it comes to Joel Peterson, the one man who is totally off-limits…but that she’s never been able to stop dreaming about. The last thing Joel wants is for Hanna to dredge up the past, but when he realizes she’s determined to follow through with her documentary no matter what, he knows he has no choice but to join her…
All Lies by Andrew Cunningham
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 4.5 stars, 93 reviews
“I come from a long line of idiots.” Those were the last words his father uttered before dying, and from what he knew of his family tree and the unfortunate end that came to so many of his ancestors, Del Honeycutt couldn’t disagree. What he didn’t know was that his family held dark secrets–secrets that were about to come crashing down upon him. A seemingly innocent date gone tragically wrong plunges Del into a web of murder, lies, greed, and a hidden fortune dating back to a crime committed 85 years earlier by his great-grandfather. Accompanied by Sabrina, the sister of Del’s brutally murdered date, a violent journey of discovery and fear begins…
Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners: Quick and Healthy Recipes for Beginners and Advanced Users by Clarie Cook, Katie Banks
Cookbooks, 4.7 stars, 97 reviews
Who does not love instant pot recipes? Instant Pot cooking is a pleasure for all cooks and for those enjoying the meals cooked from this favourite kitchen appliance. So where to find the ideal instant pot cookbook for beginners and advanced users? Well… you have it here. In Clarie Cook´s instant pot recipe cookbook you will find recipes from all kind of cuisines, abilities and tastes. This instant pot cookbook will become your go to recipe book.
Molly’s Memoir by Deanna Edens
History, 4.5 stars, 262 reviews
Molly’s Memoir is a journey through the life and times of a woman who is raised by a Seneca Indian after she is abandoned on the porch of a log cabin in the hills of West Virginia. Growing up in the isolated Monongahela Mountains, she learns about love, faith, and of the craft of healing with medicinal herbs. The background of these stories begins in 1905 when West Virginia was wild and wooly, and continues to the later half of the 20th century, when a journalism student, who works at the Springfield Senior Care Facility, is recruited by two gray-haired, knee-high wearing women to inscribe Molly’s tales.
Eye of Truth (Agents of the Crown Book 1) by Lindsay Buroker
Fantasy, 4.7 stars, 190 reviews
After ten years at war, Jev Dharrow looks forward to hanging up his sword, relaxing with a cool mug of ale, and forgetting that the love of his life married another man while he was gone. But when his ship sails into port, a beautiful woman wearing the garb of an inquisitor from one of the religious orders waits to arrest him. His crime? He’s accused of stealing an ancient artifact with the power to start another war. Jev would gladly hand over the artifact to stop more suffering, but he has no idea where it is or even what it looks like. The inquisitor woman definitely has the wrong person…
The Seer’s Daughter by Athena Daniels
Paranormal Romance, 4.4 stars, 94 reviews
Upon returning to her hometown for her grandmother’s funeral, Sage Matthews is terrorized by a series of strange events. She dismisses each eerie occurrence as a by-product of her overwrought emotional state, until it becomes chillingly clear that something not of this world is desperate to get a message–or is it a warning?–through to her… Detective Sergeant Ethan Blade comes to Cryton, South Australia, to catch a serial killer. When Ethan meets Sage–the latest victim’s beautiful granddaughter–his attraction to her is explosive and inconvenient. He knows she’s not crazy, but Sage’s theory about the murders is unbelievable…