Here’s a list of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks and Kindle-related deals for the weekend.
Woot has some good deals on previous generation Kindles and Amazon is taking 20% off new Kindle purchases when buying two.
Please note the free Kindle books listed below are free as of January 25th, 2020. Most of these titles are free for a limited time only and will expire in the next few days or hours 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 free Kindle reading apps for iPad, iPhone, and Android devices, or use a computer or web browser.
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Kindles – 20% off when buying 2 new Kindles at Amazon
Kindle Paperwhite 3 – $69.99 new
Kindle Voyage – $84.99 refurbished
Kindle Paperwhite 3 – $59.99 refurbished
Kindle Unlimited Gift Deal – 5-20% off
Amazon First Reads – Free Monthly eBook for Prime Members
10 Free Kindle eBooks
Beware the Past by Joy Ellis
Thriller, 4.5 stars, 2192 reviews
When Matt Ballard was starting out his career, three boys were murdered in the same area, the remote and bleak Gibbet Fen. When the main suspect was killed in a hit-and-run, the killings stopped. But Matt was not satisfied that the real murderer had been caught. Over 25 years later, Matt gets a photo in an unmarked envelope. It’s of the Gibbet Fen crime scene. And the picture was taken before the murder took place. More photos arrive, relating to the historic murders, as well as intimate pictures of Matt’s very secret private life…
BBQ, Bikers, and Murder (Hawg Heaven Cozy Mysteries Book 1) by Summer Prescott
Mystery, 4.5 stars, 112 reviews
One folded flag…
…and the man she vowed to spend her life with was gone. Could she survive as a single mom?
Her husband was supposed to come back, but now Rossalyn must rebuild and raise their son alone. Leaving their old life behind, she takes 13-year old Ryan cross-country to the small town where she grew up.
On the road trip home, she makes a discovery.
An old building on Main Street catches her eye and sparks an idea. There’s just something about it. Rossie knew immediately that it would be a perfectly charming place for a business…but what kind? When Ryan brought home a library book on bacon, her course was set. She had to open a BBQ and bacon café, and call it Hawg Heaven. Her late husband would have loved it…
Ravenite (Vengeance and Vampires Book 1) by Alicia Rades
Fantasy, 4.3 stars, 46 reviews
I’m Rachel Collins, low witch and raven shifter in hiding. I spend my days tending the cash register at a local magic shop and my nights patrolling the streets for vampires with a death wish. Until the night I spot the mark of the Soulless on some lowly vampire’s wrist. The Soulless answer to Valkas, the original vampire and the most ruthless of them all. They’re the same bloodsuckers who murdered my parents and kidnapped my sister. I want answers—and maybe a little revenge…
Finding Olivia (Trace + Olivia Book 1) by Micalea Smeltzer
Romance, 4.5 stars, 239 reviews
How far would you go to find yourself? That’s the question that’s been haunting Olivia Owens for years. All Olivia has ever wanted to do is live and make mistakes, but her preacher father has made that impossible. She believes that her years at college will be her ticket into the real world and her chance to be wild and spontaneous. But she’s never been able to do it on her own. At the start of her sophomore year, she only has four things crossed off her Live List, but that’s all about to change thanks to a chance encounter with Trace Wentworth…
Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel by Judith Keim
Fiction, 4.4 stars, 621 reviews
When Ann Rutherford’s husband dumps her for the bimbo in his office, unfairly leaving her without a home or a job, she reluctantly joins forces with Rhonda DelMonte to convert Rhonda’s Florida seaside estate into the small upscale hotel it once was. Ann, quiet and reserved, is no match for brash, bossy Rhonda, who left the family’s New Jersey butcher business after she won the lottery. Amid their struggles to succeed, The Sins of the Children, a soap opera, films a number of episodes at the hotel and things get complicated in unexpected ways when Ann falls for Vaughn Sanders, the star of the show.
Unknown (Unknown Trilogy Book 1) by Wendy Higgins
Science Fiction, 4.5 stars, 143 reviews
Amber Tate believes the worst thing she’ll suffer in life is dealing with the unrequited love she feels for her brother’s best friend, Rylen Fite. She also believes war is something unfortunate that happens places far, far away from her rural Nevada town. She’s wrong on both counts. When an unknown organization meticulously bombs major cities in the United States and across the globe, a trickle-down effect spreads to remaining towns at an alarming speed—everything from food and water sources to technology and communications are compromised. Without leadership, the nation is split between paralysis and panic, but Amber isn’t one to hide or watch helplessly….
Sophie Washington: The Snitch by
Tonya Duncan Ellis
Children’s eBooks, 4.9 stars, 50 reviews
There’s nothing worse than being a tattletale… That’s what 10-year-old Sophie Washington thinks until she runs into Lanie Mitchell, a new girl at school. Lanie pushes Sophie and her friends around at their lockers and even takes their lunch money in this entertaining, illustrated chapter book for middle grade readers. If they tell, they are scared the other kids in their class will call them snitches and won’t be their friends. And when you’re in the fifth grade nothing seems worse than that. Then a classmate gets seriously injured and Sophie needs to make a decision: fight back, or snitch?
Gwynneth Ever After by Linda Poitevin
Romance, 4.6 stars, 113 reviews
Raising three kids on her own while working full time isn’t exactly the life Gwynneth dreamed she’d have. But when her husband walked out, leaving her to pick up the pieces, Gwyn learned the hard way that there is no such thing as “happy ever after.” And that’s one lesson she’s not about to forget…until a chance encounter with Hollywood’s number-one heartthrob rocks her good intentions to their core. But as undeniable as her attraction to megastar Gareth Connor might be, Gwyn’s priorities lie solely with her three children. And there’s no way she’ll open up their lives to being hurt again…
Pendomus by Carissa Andrews
Science Fiction, 4.3 stars, 103 reviews
A secret hidden in plain sight. A devastating attack. And a world hanging in the balance. There are a lot of things I wish I’d known earlier—but three top my “wow, she was naïve” list. First—there are others on Pendomus. Second—a prophecy is in motion & I hold the key to the survival of literally everything. Third—I’m being hunted by a madman who is desperately trying to wipe me from existence. So yeah, no pressure.
The Dead Girl’s Stilettos by Quinn Avery
Mystery, 4.4 stars, 32 reviews
A playground for the rich and famous, a murdered Jane Doe, and a beloved celebrity. Journalist Bexley Squires might be out of her league when she’s asked to solve one of the nation’s most infamous unsolved mysteries. But she’s broke and desperate for the means to find her sister after her disappearance, and the world’s sexiest actor will pay generously to save his reputation. Only she didn’t expect the detective in charge of the case to be her old crush, Grayson Rivers…