It’s time for another roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks to help get the weekend off to a good start.
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Please note the free Kindle books listed below are free as of January 9th, 2021. 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.
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10 Free Kindle eBooks
The Girl Who Ran Away by Susan Lund
Thrillers, 4.3 stars, 696 reviews
While Tess McClintock finishes writing her articles about Eugene Kincaid for the Seattle Sentinel, the girlfriend and daughter of an old college friend go missing. When their car turns up abandoned on a remote logging road in the mountains, Tess’s friend becomes the prime suspect. Tess enlists FBI Special Agent Michael Carter to help her discover whether her old friend is responsible for their disappearance.
Murder in the Crypt by Irina Shapiro
Mystery, 4.4 stars, 482 reviews
When the body of a young man is found stuffed into the tomb of a medieval knight, Parish Constable Daniel Haze is tasked with investigating his first solo murder case. Suspicion instantly falls on the only stranger to arrive in the village of Birch Hill just before the crime took place, but the American captain proves to be an unexpected asset. A former soldier and a skilled surgeon, Jason Redmond is not only willing to assist Haze with the investigation but will risk his own safety to apprehend the killer…
Magic Forged by K. M. Shea
Fantasy, 4.7 stars, 494 reviews
I’m one scrappy wizard. As someone with barely a flicker of magic, I’ve spent my life being mocked and surviving fights with bullies. But when my parents die in an accident, and I find myself responsible for our whole wizard house and family, I know my usual tactics aren’t going to cut it. The situation veers from bad to catastrophic when my backstabbing cousin stages a coup and takes my family hostage. I barely manage to flee, but the only supernatural willing to help me is Killian Drake–the most feared vampire in the region, and a far more deadly villain than the jerk threatening my family…
The Garage Guerrilla by Collin Pearce
Thrillers, 4.4 stars, 84 reviews
When the motiveless killing of a woman in her garage confuses the investigators of Riverwood, Colorado, Detective Sean Kennedy begins to move on from the case. But after another woman is found, followed by a third, he quickly realizes that he’s onto something much bigger than he had ever anticipated. With the body count rising, Sean does everything he can to end the nightmare…
Battlefield Z by Chris Lowry
Science Fiction, 4.6 stars, 72 reviews
Nobody knows how it started.
Nobody left really cares.
It’s survival of the fittest.
The Z are here and they’re not the worst things left.
A Dad hunts for his children in a zombie filled wasteland. A ragtag group gathers around him. The militia wants to stop him. A cult wants to kill him. All his has is sharp wit and iron willpower.
He’s gonna need a sharper knife.
The Last Amen by C.C. Jameson
Mystery, 4.5 stars, 145 reviews
When a young woman is found dead on her bed, dressed in an old-fashioned nightgown with her hands clasped in a prayer position, Detective Kate Murphy is called to investigate her murder. Before Kate and her colleagues can find the killer, another woman is found dead in the same position. Other than being Catholic, having blonde hair, and living in Boston, the women have very little in common. But one thing is clear: the serial killer has some twisted religious beliefs…
Theodora by Christina McKnight
Historical Romance, 4.4 stars, 99 reviews
Lady Theodora Montgomery departed Miss Emmeline’s School of Education and Decorum for Ladies of Outstanding Quality to attend her first London Season–her three dearest friends by her side. With her sharp wit and skill on the archery field, Theo is far more interested in winning a large purse prize than securing a husband. But when she is unmasked on the tourney grounds, her face exposed to all, she fears her identity and days spent gallivanting around London will cause not only her undoing, but the downfall of her friends as well…
True Confections by Ruth Hartzler
Mystery, 4.3 stars, 459 reviews
When her husband of thirty years runs off with a college student named Cherri, Jane Delight returns to Pennsylvania to work in her Amish sister’s cupcake store. Having lost everything in the divorce, Jane now finds herself sharing an apartment with two feisty octogenarians and their quirky cat. Mr. Crumbles. But there is no time to despair. A man is murdered in the cupcake store, and now Jane is the prime suspect. Enter brooding detective Damon McCloud, a Scot with a tragic past and a desire for justice…
The Darling Songbirds by Rachael Herron
Romance, 4.4 stars, 177 reviews
The saloon had always looked old-fashioned, but now it resembled a set in a ghost town. The boards creaked under Adele Darling’s feet as if they hadn’t been stepped on since women wore hoop skirts. Cobwebs on the porch slung themselves from top beams to bottom ones, and an old wagon wheel leaned against a hitching post in front. It was as if the sidewalk had been poured right around the post, and her Toyota hybrid looked completely wrong parked next to it. It should have been a horse…
Displaced by Bridget E. Baker
Fantasy, 4.6 stars, 224 reviews
Being a twin complicates the Evian line of succession, but Chancery Alamecha is fine letting Judica inherit the throne. After all, she’s the stronger sister—the merciless fighter, the ruthless politician, and the groomed heir. But something unexpected happens when Chancery tries on her mother’s staridium ring, forcing her into a role that she never wanted: the prophesied queen who will prevent the destruction of Earth…