Here’s a list of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks and Kindle deals for Memorial Day weekend.
Amazon has some deals on Kindle ebooks. You can get a $5 ebook credit when spending $20 on ebooks, and there’s a list of ebooks on sale for under $5. Kindle Unlimited gift subscriptions are still 20-40% off too.
Please note the free Kindle books listed below are free as of May 23rd, 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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In addition to the list below, Amazon has this list of 55 Free Classics available.
Spend $20 on Kindle eBooks, Get $5 eBook Credit – Deal ends May 28th
Top Kindle eBooks Under $5 – Deal ends May 24th
Get 2 months of Kindle Unlimited for Free – New and returning subscribers
Kindle Voyage – $69.99 refurbished
Kindle Paperwhite 3 – $59.99 refurbished
Amazon First Reads – Free Monthly eBook for Prime Members
10 Free Kindle eBooks
Bloodline: A Gripping Murder Story by Brian O’Connor
Mystery/Thrillers, 4.4 stars, 45 reviews
Liam Dee’s world is turned upside down when a young foreign groom is murdered at Bailey McFarlane’s stables on the Curragh. Liam, a champion steeplechase jockey, is initially both witness and suspect. However, shrewd police detective Diarmuid Yeats takes a gamble on his innocence and enlists his help in the hunt for the killer. This nightmare experience exacerbates the tensions in Liam’s life. He has been falling out of love with his job, his joy in racing relentlessly worn away by the struggle to keep the weight down on his six-foot frame. Is it time to quit? But McFarlane’s stables houses the brilliant Patrician, a potential Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, and Liam wants to be the jockey to get him first past the finish post in the race that matters most…
Five Minutes Late by Rich Amooi
Romantic Comedy, 4.4 stars, 400 reviews
The world needs garlic and somebody’s got to sell that garlic. Cedric Johnson is that man. But even though he’s got just about everything he can wish for, Cedric is still missing one thing in his life: someone special. Fate may be on his side, but he encounters a few distractions along the way—like almost being killed by a UPS truck. Oh, and a little case of blackmail. Ellie Fontaine is a walking Wikipedia with clear professional goals, but when it comes to landing Mr. Right, she doesn’t know jack squat. She gives online dating a shot, but ends up with an unappetizing buffet of unibrows and losers. What’s a girl to do?
Calculated Deception by K.T. Lee
Suspense, 4.4 stars, 50 reviews
Dr. Ree Ryland is an engineering professor who loves her job and plays by the rules. Her life is reassuringly predictable – until an enemy hiding in plain sight decides her squeaky-clean reputation is the perfect cover to commit a crime. When Agent Parker Landon and his FBI team discover that someone at the university has been procuring military-grade hardware by disguising it as test equipment, all evidence points to Ree. After the FBI intercepts a shipment that puts Ree in the clear, Parker is forced to tell her that she’s being used as a pawn by an unseen enemy. And now she’s in that enemy’s crosshairs…
The Desecration of All Saints by Alan Lee
Mystery, 4.6 stars, 125 reviews
Mackenzie August is a private detective and he’s in a rut. His is a feast-or-famine profession, and seasons of mundane work are wearing him down. What he needs is a stimulating case… Two men come to Mackenzie in secret and request his services. The leader of their church is a venerable and nationally celebrated priest, yet rumors circulate that all is not as it seems. A young clergyman, recently hired, alleges the man is really a villain in disguise. Who can be trusted, the newcomer or the respected priest? Mackenzie is charged with discovering who is telling the truth and who is lying, and do it before the public catches wind. What he discovers, however, is far worse than anyone could’ve guessed…
Archibald Lox and the Bridge Between Worlds by Darren Shan
Fantasy, 4.6 stars, 41 reviews
There is a universe beyond our own, known as the Merge. A young locksmith called Archibald Lox is about to cross worlds and explore it. As he learns about these lands of wonders, he will have to face cold-blooded killers, rivers of blood, hell jackals and more… Book one of the Archibald Lox series, a new YA fantasy series by Darren Shan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cirque Du Freak and Lord Loss.
Death is in the Details by Heather Sunseri
Mystery, 4.7 stars, 40 reviews
Faith Day’s condition curses her to recall her mother’s fiery murder like it was yesterday. And when the forensic photographer’s convicted stepbrother is somehow cleared 12 years later and released from prison, Faith wonders if he’ll put an end to her tortured memories. But after a string of eerily familiar fires tear through her small town, Faith starts to question every detail of her traumatic past. Luke Justice won’t rest until he catches a notorious serial killer masking his murders in arson. Following a trail of deadly blazes to Faith’s doorstep, the FBI agent senses she holds the key to the case…
Ask Mariah by Barbara Freethy
Romance, 4.4 stars, 260 reviews
Joanna Wingate knows something is missing from her life, something she never dreamed she’d find in a handsome stranger’s children — mischievous six-year-old twin sisters who look up at her adoringly … and call her “Mama.” Since his wife’s accidental death, Michael Ashton has struggled with his many responsibilities as a single parent to twin daughters who, though they clearly love him, refuse to speak to him. Then he meets Rose and Lily’s new teacher, and his emotions spin out of control. For Joanna Wingate is the mirror image of his late wife…
Praying for Rain by BB Easton
Science Fiction/Romance, 4.6 stars, 420 reviews
With only three days left until the predicted apocalypse, the small town of Franklin Springs, Georgia, has become a wasteland of abandoned cars, abandoned homes, abandoned businesses, and abandoned people. People like Rainbow Williams. Rain isn’t afraid of dying. In fact, she’s looking forward to it. If she can just outrun her pain until April 23, she’ll never have to feel it at all. Wes Parker has survived every horrible thing this life has thrown at him with nothing more than his resourcefulness and disarming good looks…
Face of Death by Blake Pierce
Thriller/Suspense, 4.4 stars, 119 reviews
FBI Special Agent Zoe Prime suffers from a rare condition which also gives her a unique talent—she views the world through a lens of numbers. The numbers torment her, make her unable to relate to people, and give her a failed romantic life—yet they also allow her to see patterns that no other FBI agent can see. Zoe keeps her condition a secret, ashamed, in fear her colleagues may find out. Yet when a serial killer strikes across the Midwest, strangling women in remote places and seemingly at random, Zoe, for the first time, is stumped. Is there a pattern? Can there be no pattern at all?
The Lord of Stariel by AJ Lancaster
Fantasy, 4.6 stars, 79 reviews
The Lord of Stariel is dead. Long live the Lord of Stariel. Whoever that is. Everyone knows who the magical estate will choose for its next ruler. Or do they? Will it be the lord’s eldest son, who he despised? His favourite nephew, with the strongest magical land-sense? His scandalous daughter, who ran away from home years ago to study illusion? Hetta knows it won’t be her, and she’s glad of it. Returning home for her father’s funeral, all Hetta has to do is survive the family drama and avoid entanglements with irritatingly attractive local men until the Choosing. Then she can leave. But whoever Stariel chooses will have bigger problems than eccentric relatives to deal with. Winged, beautifully deadly problems.