Here’s a list of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks for the holiday weekend. Plus Amazon has some Kindle ebooks on sale for one of their main deals of the day, and they’ll likely have other Kindle ebooks on sale tomorrow since they do that a lot this time of year.
Update: Woot has the Kindle Oasis 2 on sale new for $149 for the 8GB model, $169 for the 32GB version, and the model with 4G wireless is $189.
Please note the free Kindle books listed below are free as of December 26th, 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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10 Free Kindle eBooks
The Ghostly Grounds: Murder and Breakfast by Sophie Love
Mystery, 4.3 stars, 416 reviews
Marie Fortune, 39, a successful dog groomer in Boston, has had enough of catering to the wealthy and their pampered dogs. Realizing it is time to make a change, she quits and heads to a small coastal town in Maine where she remembers fond summers as a kid. Marie expects to go for a brief getaway—and is shocked to learn that her great-aunt left her an inheritance: a dilapidated, historic house high up on a hill overlooking the harbor…
Left To Die (An Adele Sharp Mystery—Book One) by Blake Pierce
Suspense, 4.6 stars, 359 reviews
FBI special agent Adele Sharp is a German-and-French raised American with triple citizenship—and an invaluable asset in bringing criminals to justice as they cross American and European borders. When a serial killer case spanning three U.S. states goes cold, Adele returns to San Francisco and to the man she hopes to marry. But after a shocking twist, a new lead surfaces and Adele is dispatched to Paris, to lead an international manhunt…
Undercover Witch Academy: First Year by Rachel Medhurst
Fantasy/Suspense, 4.4 stars, 101 reviews
As the first illusionist witch able to syphon magic from everything and everyone, I’m a little sought after. Hundreds of supernatural academies have offered me a place, but there’s only one I’ll attend. The Undercover Witch Academy. Why? Dracian Dread. The male witch who killed my parents is already a top student at the academy, beloved by all. But, not for long. Soon, everyone will know who Dracian really is, and I’ll be the one to tell them…
Wild Irish Rose by Ava Miles
Romance, 4.5 stars, 855 reviews
Trevor Merriam doesn’t like being ordered around by his older brother, much less to a sleepy Irish village to complete a business deal for their family company. Worse: the owner of the land he needs to buy doesn’t want him there. In fact, Becca O’Neill loathes him so much that she won’t even serve him the award-winning scones her famed Wild Irish Rose Bed and Breakfast is known for…
The Man With Two Names: A Novel of Ancient Rome by Vincent B. Davis II
Historical Fiction, 4.4 stars, 489 reviews
Rome, 107 BC. Quintus Sertorius just lost his father and he may lose his home. When his rural village is stripped of its political status, he must leave his family to secure their food and protection from inside Rome’s bloodthirsty government. As he transitions from countryman to politician, he’s thrust into the middle of a bitter political war…
Snow Angel by MINK
Holiday Romance, 4.5 stars, 101 reviews
My house may be small, but its Christmas lights are the best on the street. Perfectly coordinated each year, my holiday display can’t be beat. I reign supreme. At least I did. Until he moved in across the street. Brendan. Who does he think he is? Just because he’s handsome and makes my parts tingly doesn’t mean I’ll let him beat me. This Christmas, he’s going down…
City of Masks by Ashley Capes
Epic Fantasy, 4.4 stars, 120 reviews
When a royal conspiracy topples the noble House Falco, Sofia must take up the burden of her father’s mantle and assume guardianship of his Greatmask. Yet the sentient bone mask, powerful enough to Compel those around her, will not speak, and Sofia, the first female Protector in a hundred years, is left defenceless. Hunted by the king, she is driven from the palace and must fight for survival, alone in the cold streets of Anaskar…
A.L.I.V.E.: A Genetic Engineering Thriller by R.D. Brady
Science Fiction, 4.6 stars, 246 reviews
Reports of unknown objects in the sky date back hundreds of years. But since the early twentieth century, the frequency of those reports has increased dramatically. In response, the United States government has been looking for a way to combat the alien threat they see looming on the horizon. Their most promising prospect is the A.L.I.V.E. (Alien Life In Vitro Experiment) Project. Working from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dr. Maeve Leander has been in charge of Alvie, the first subject from the A.L.I.V.E. Project, for the last three years…
Aged for Murder by Fiona Grace
Mystery, 4.3 stars, 369 reviews
When Olivia Glass, 34, concocts an ad for a cheap wine that propels her advertising company to the top, she is ashamed by her own work—yet offered the promotion she’s dreamed of. Olivia, at a crossroads, realizes this is not the life she signed up for. Worse, when Olivia discovers her long-time boyfriend, about to propose, has been cheating on her, she realizes it’s time for a major life change. Olivia has always dreamed of moving to Tuscany, living a simple life, and starting her own vineyard…
The Mystery of the Cursed Elves by Mitchel Maree
Children’s eBooks, 4.9 stars, 16 reviews
Scout, an elf from the North Pole, is on a mission from Santa. The North Pole is trouble; several of the elves have fallen under a curse that is causing them to act strange. They are destroying toys, tormenting reindeer, and wreaking havoc all over Santa’s Workshop. These cursed elves are on a mission to stop Christmas. Eleven-year-old Max Watson is looking for adventure. When he finds Scout in the shed in his backyard, he’s whisked away on a magical journey. With the help of his three sisters, Max takes on an impossible quest. Together they must discover who is behind the curse and find a way to break the spell before Christmas is ruined for good.