It’s time for another roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks and a list of Kindle-related deals.
Amazon usually has a Kindle book deal on Sundays and this time around they are offering up to 80% off select science fiction ebooks for one of the Deals of the Day.
Please note that the free Kindle books listed below are free as of August 18th, 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.
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Up to 80% off Science Fiction Kindle eBooks – 8/18 only
Kindle Voyage Refurbs – $74.99
Fire HD 10 Tablet – $99.99
Kindle Unlimited Gift Deal – 20-40% off
Kindle Oasis 2 – $199
Kindle Oasis 2 refurbished – $169
10 Free Kindle eBooks
Relics of Andromeda (Song of Ancients Book 1) by Jonathan Michael Erickson
Science Fiction, 4.5 stars, 51 reviews
Anka believed the stories since childhood: the alien relics bring ruin and madness. Ancient pieces of technology that have minds of their own, the relics interface with human psychology, granting the power to bend space and time—often inducing psychosis. When the colonists of Andromeda first discovered the relics, long before Anka was born, humanity was plunged into chaos. Now Anka carries a relic in her pack, tasked with securing the object before it does any harm. She sets out with her companions across the desert by foot, marching towards the distant city— even as the relic begins to whisper in her mind…
Deal Gone Dead: A Lily Sprayberry Realtor Cozy Mystery by Ridder Aspenson, Carolyn
Mystery, 4.6 stars, 72 reviews
There’s money buried somewhere on Myrtle Redbecker’s property, and people are dying to find it. Literally. When Bramblett County, Georgia’s number one realtor, Lily Sprayberry, finds her cantankerous older client dead on the kitchen floor, she lands herself smack dab in the middle of a long-running property battle and a one-hundred-year-old rumor. Lily made a promise to sell Myrtle’s land, even if Myrtle wasn’t alive to sign the papers. But whoever wants that money is determined to keep the property from selling and will do whatever it takes to stop Lily from closing the deal. Including murder…
All The Things We Lost by Kayla Tirrell
Teen & Young Adult, 4.4 stars, 80 reviews
I never thought I’d return to River Valley. But after my mom’s death, everyone thought a change of scenery might help. Now I’m busy rebuilding my relationship with my dad and working at a local diner. I was even happy to hear my childhood best friend works there as a cook. Too bad he’s cold and distant. He acts like he doesn’t know who I am. So why can’t I stop thinking about him and wondering what happened while I was away?
On the Lookout (Lantern Beach P.D. Book 1) by Christy Barritt
Suspense, 4.7 stars, 137 reviews
A runaway woman. A dead body. A mysterious compound. When Cassidy Chambers accepted the job as police chief on Lantern Beach, she knew the island had its secrets. But a suspicious death with potentially far-reaching implications will test all her skills—and threaten to reveal her true identity. Cassidy enlists the help of her husband, former Navy SEAL Ty Chambers. As they dig for answers, both uncover parts of their pasts that are best left buried. Not everything is as it seems, and they must figure out if their John Doe is connected to the secretive group that has moved onto the island…
Spells & Death: An Urban Fantasy Novel by Rachel Medhurst
Thriller/Suspense, 4.6 stars, 86 reviews
I had always imagined what my obituary would be. Gemma Abbott – that’s me – a witch, a complete book nerd, and an agent for Paranormal MI5, succumbed to the bullet that blah blah blah… nah, I’m not ready to die, which means I have to work hard to live. When a serial killer leaves a trail of dead bodies in the open for humans to find, I have to work fast to bring him in. With every death of a female witch, the ley line’s power is mysteriously lessening. Dave, my handsomely nerdy desk friend, is a witch with no magic, but his analysing skills could change the world. Would he be able to help me track down the killer before magic dries up for good? Or, would the killer take us all down with him?
In Moonlight and Memories by Julie Ann Walker
Romance, 4.5 stars, 137 reviews
Molly Miranda has made a successful living from “acquiring” valuables and delivering them to clients who pay buckets of cash for her unique services. So what if she has to lie about her lavish lifestyle in Manhattan and her frequent trips out of the country? Molly has everything under control. Things go astray when she knocks boots with her charming roommate right before taking off to Scotland with an untrustworthy wildcard on a job assignment that doesn’t go quite as planned. It doesn’t help that this new partner-in-crime is super annoying. And attractive…
Scraps of Paper by Kathryn Meyer Griffith
Mystery, 4.5 stars, 845 reviews
Abigail Sutton’s beloved husband walks out one night, doesn’t return, and two years later is found dead, a victim of an earlier crime. It’s made her sympathetic to the missing and their families. Starting her new life, Abigail moves to a small town and buys a fixer-upper house left empty when old Edna Summers died. Once it was also home to Edna’s younger sister, Emily, and her two children, Jenny and Christopher, who, people believe, drove away one night, thirty years ago, and just never came back. But in renovating the house Abigail finds scraps of paper hidden behind baseboards and tucked beneath the porch that hint the three could have been victims of foul play…
Red Sky at Morning by Konner Glick
Science Fiction, 4.7 stars, 28 reviews
There are no police officers in international waters. There are no detectives, no paramedics, and no jails. When the nearest port can be over 100 miles away, sailors are on their own should a crime occur. On average, Earth and Mars are 140,000,000 miles apart. As one of seven people on humanity’s first mission to the red planet, Flight Surgeon James Lake is a pioneer. But when a crewmate mysteriously disappears from an open airlock just days before landing on Mars, James is suddenly thrust into a crime scene investigation millions of miles away from home – and that’s not mentioning the 20 minute communications delay between him and Houston. Trapped in a ship the size of a school bus with five potential killers, James must tread carefully…
Finding Sarah (Pine Hills Police Book 1) by Terry Odell
Mystery/Romance, 4.3 stars, 168 reviews
Being robbed at gunpoint wasn’t part of Sarah Tucker’s business plan. Neither was falling in love with the detective who arrived to solve the case. All Sarah wants is success for her gift boutique, the one she and her husband created. Now, she’s living a hand-to-mouth existence. Her husband died a year earlier in a car accident—an accident that was ruled suicide, denying her his life insurance money. Burdened by guilt that she was somehow to blame for his death, Sarah faces one business setback after another. Determined to succeed on her own, she fights off a meddling sister-in-law as well as offers of financial assistance from a former boyfriend. Unaware someone is setting her up for failure, she’s totally unprepared to find herself fighting for survival…
Unbreakable Bond (Jamie Bond Mysteries Book 1 by Gemma Hallida, Jennifer Fischetto
Mystery, 4.4 stars, 212 reviews
Her name is Bond. Jamie Bond. And her life is about to be shaken and stirred in a cocktail of lies, scandal, and one very dead body. Jamie Bond is a former cover model who switches gears to take over the family business: The Bond Agency, a high-powered PI firm located in Los Angeles that specializes in domestic espionage–catching cheating husbands. Jamie’s assembled a team of other disenchanted former models to help her take names and kick derrieres among LA’s wealthiest philandering husbands. Her current client: Mrs. Veronica Waterston, the young, distraught wife of superior court judge, Thomas Waterston, known for his tough sentencing, right-wing leanings, and his fondness for blondes with double D’s. Easy target…