NOTE: THIS SALE IS NOW OVER AND THE COMPETITION IS CLOSED.
The winner of the 30 book giveaway is Loreto Weir. Congratulations!
I’ve left up the sale page in case anyone still wants to peruse this fine list of books. Please note that the prices have likely risen back to their original prices (although you may get lucky)
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Get ready to fill up your Kindle! In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, I have selected 30 great books by 26 different authors, from bestsellers to undiscovered gems, across all genres – all reduced to 99c this weekend only.
Many of these books have been cut from $3.99 or $4.99, so there are some real savings here. And as a final treat, at the very bottom of the page, you’ll find details of a competition where one lucky reader will win all these books, just by sending a tweet.
Chad Lett is a mute witness to an attempted murder. He suffers from total paralysis, locked within a prison of his own mind. After years of silence, he establishes contact with a young nurse’s aid through a single blinking eye, but then she is abducted and a staff member begins to administer dropperfuls of cleaning solution into his communicating eye.
A heart-pounding thriller that will stay with the reader long after the last page is turned, the Devil’s Deep is a top rated suspense that travels from the hell of a long-term care facility to the rain forest of Costa Rica. And a crime committed under tropical waters, the dive known as El Bajo del Diablo–the Devil’s Deep.
Attorney Sasha McCandless is closing in on the prize after eight long years: partner at a prestigious law firm. All she has to do is keep her head down and her billable hours up. Then a plane operated by her client slams into the side of a mountain, killing everyone aboard.
Sasha gears up to prepare a defense to the inevitable civil lawsuits. She soon realizes the crash was no accident: a developer has created an app that can control a plane’s onboard computer from a smartphone. Sasha joins forces with a federal air marshal who’s investigating the crash. As they race to prevent another disaster, people close to the matter start to die. And she’s next on the list. Sasha will need to rely on her legal training and Krav Maga skills in equal measure to find and stop a madman before he strikes again.
This chilling, high-octane thriller takes you to parts of Bangkok no tourist should ever go, a world where life is cheap and morality non-existent.
Hungry crocodiles, fast action, and strong characterizations make for a riveting read. The main character, Chance, is an enigma: family-orientated, loyal and loving… and a cold-blooded killer….
That’s what makes them easy to kill.
Out of misguided loyalty, police officer Prosper Snow is goaded into helping his friends perform a copycat killing, but when the real killer comes after him, it’s not only his life on the line, but his family’s too.
Now if he goes to his colleagues for help, he risks being arrested for murder.
If he doesn’t, he risks being killed.
RED ADEPT SELECT OUTSTANDING MYSTERY
Laura Carnegie gave up on the man of her dreams a long time ago. He’s fashion designer Jeremy St. James, and not only is he her boss, everyone knows he’s gay.
When he’s arrested for murder, secrets come to light and nothing is what it seems.
If Laura can just solve this crime, keep the cops off her tail, break up a counterfeiting ring, and get the show on the runway by Friday, she might stop being Seventh Avenue’s perpetual loser.
Catalina Flores de la Peña’s tongue got her in more trouble than any other part of her body, even though there were far more likely candidates. But when a storm rolls into her sleepy port town, she finds herself embroiled with a gang of adventurers, mercenaries, and prostitutes on a journey to free South America from the Spanish Empire.
A Storm Hits Valparaíso is an epic historical adventure starring two brothers torn apart by love; a slave running for his life; a disgraced British sailor seeking redemption; and José de San Martín, an Argentine general who deserts the Spanish Army to lead a bloody revolt against his former masters.
It’s 1936, and Tobias Henry is stuck in the frozen hinterlands of Michigan. Tobias is obsessed with two things: God and girls. Mostly girls, of course. But being a Baptist preacher’s son, he can’t escape God. When his father is blinded in a bizarre accident (involving hard cider and bird droppings), Tobias must ride the rails to Texas to recover a long-hidden stash of money.
Along the way, he’s initiated into the hobo brotherhood by Craw, a ribald vagabond-philosopher. Obstacles arise in the form of a saucy prostitute, a flaming boxcar, and a man-eating catfish. But when he meets Sarah, a tough farm girl under a dark curse, he finds out that the greatest challenge of all is love.
The Last Pendragon | Sarah Woodbury |
$3.99 $0.99 | Amazon | Amazon UK | Smashwords (Coupon: QC65T)
He is a king, a warrior, the last hope of his people–and the chosen one of the Welsh gods…
Cadwaladr ap Cadwallon is Arthur’s heir. He was born to rule but only with the help of his love, Rhiann, can he win back his kingdom and achieve his destiny.
The Last Pendragon is a 98,000 word (430 page) historical fantasy set in Dark Age Wales.
Spoil of War | Phoenix Sullivan |
$1.99 $0.99 | Amazon | Amazon UK
Elsbeth of Olmsbury desires nothing beyond helping her father run his dukedom — until his forces are overwhelmed, his castle torched and Elsbeth seized for the invading king’s personal spoil.
Leodegrance desires only to make Elsbeth his consort in Cameliard even as he marches to unite the wild isle of Britain under Roman rule.
Together, they are destined to create history.
Imagine going alone to a secluded lake cabin to redefine your life. In this stunning debut novel by writer Cheryl Shireman, the main character, Grace Adams, is a woman who faces an uncertain future. Despite the fact that she built her life around them, her daughter and husband have created lives that no longer include her. The novel is written for women and through a woman’s point of view. Grace is easy to identify with and easy to understand; for at some point, we have all felt the emotions she is experiencing.
Thought provoking, sometimes frightening, and often funny, Life Is But a Dream is the story of a woman redefining herself and taking control of her life as she struggles to understand her present circumstances. It is the story of the power of love, the devastating consequences of depression, and the strength of the human spirit.
Even though Gina cancels her wedding mere days before the ceremony, she’s determined to keep her reservation for a famous honeymoon suite in Dallas.
Enter Race, a Texas cowboy who cleans up rather well, and who declares himself her substitute groom for the week.
Thinking her best friend hired Race, Gina goes along with the fun – at first.
But is Race really who he seems? Why is Gina’s ex-fiance staying at the same hotel? And just how far is Gina prepared to go with Race and that model-worthy face of his on their “honeymoon”?
Catering to the Italian Playboy | Tamelia Tumlin |
$1.99 $0.99 | Amazon | Amazon UK
It was humiliating! How could caterer Sophie Westbrook ever face the sexy Italian hotel tycoon again after the way she’d practically thrown herself at him six years earlier…and ended up in his bed? Yet here she was back in his hotel wearing only a G-string and a smile.
Maximus Rinaldi is not pleased to find a half-naked exotic dancer in the middle of his business meeting…until he discovers she’s the mystery woman he shared one unbelievable night with years ago. Max is determined to win her back into his bed, but Sophie has a secret that might just turn the sexy Italian playboy’s life upside down!
Ireland has changed. Corruption is endemic. Society thrives on greed and organized crime while cranes outnumber church steeples. Detective Inspector Ben Jordan of the Organized Crime Unit deals with crimes of violence: firearms and terror. His nemesis, Aloysius Lafferty, specializes in heists: cash-in-transit robberies and “tiger” kidnappings.
The two men face off in a deadly game that only one can win. Lafferty fights dirty, murder and deception his weapons of choice. Jordan is determined to work within the law, whatever gets thrown at him. But then Lafferty drags Jordan’s family into the battle…
Blood on his hands and an adulterous affair with the missing woman’s younger sister sees him charged with murder.
With no body and only circumstantial evidence he walks free.
Ten years later, journalist Jacinta Deller decides to investigate, only to become embroiled in a warped game of delusion and murder.
Larissya’s life changes forever when her Grandmother gives her a magic crystal that shows her glimpses of the future.
Hunted by mercenaries and an evil group known as the Triad, she is rescued by a large brute of a man named Talos and his band of diminutive followers.
From the magic swords Shakari and Antare, to the gigantic reptilian bird known as Taradahn, to the mysterious worm of power called Ishak, to the magnificent tree city of Frizl, Larissya’s story is full of wonder–and darkness.
Five hundred years have passed since the Earth shifted on its axis – a catastrophic event that wiped out civilization and released magic back to Earth. Now, a dark age shrouds our world once more. Journey into a future rife with witches, conjurers, and mythical creatures that have returned from the nether realm.
Follow three intertwined fates: Paine, a young man hunted by Confederation soldiers who are on a crusade to wipe out magic; Brahm, the battle-hardened woman that slaughtered his mother, and in whose body the woman’s soul now resides; and John, a friar once imprisoned for heresy, now assigned by a woman Pope to destroy the boy he unwillingly fathered. Take a voyage to the future as the legions of heaven and hell combine to bring the Words of the Prophecy to fruition. A war of the gods is coming. And the ones we expect to deliver us from evil are not who they seem.
Death’s Hand | S.M. Reine |
$2.99 $0.99 | Amazon | Amazon UK
Policing relations between Heaven, Hell, and Earth is messy and violent, but Elise Kavanagh and James Faulkner excelled at it–until coming across a job so brutal that even they couldn’t stand to see one more dead body. Now they’ve been pretending to be normal for five years, leaving their horrific history a dark secret. Elise works in an office. James owns a business. None of their friends realize they used to be one of the world’s best killing teams.
After years of hiding, something stirs. Bodies are vanishing. Demons scurry in the shadows of the night. A child has been possessed. Some enemies aren’t willing to let the secrets of the past stay dead…
A man without a past.
A woman without a future.
A world destroyed by monsters.
All that’s left is hope.
In Rain Mauri’s post-apocalyptic world there are no shades of gray when it comes to survival. Until she meets a Dragon Warrior and discovers nothing is as simple as it seems.
Together, Rain and the Dragon Warrior must uncover the truth behind the nightmare their world has become. Their quest will put them in the crosshairs of a ruthless enemy, but with her determination and his skill, they might just save their race from destruction. If they can save each other first.
Past Lives #1: Rachel | Stephanie Abbott |
$2.99 $0.99 | Amazon | Amazon UK
How many times can you die for love?
A near-fatal car crash unlocks memories from Rachel MacReady’s past life, dredging up secrets taken to the grave.
And even as Rachel discovers the hidden power that is her birthright, she finds herself drawn to the reincarnates of two very different men.
In that past life, both loved her. One might even have loved her to death…
(First of a 6 book series.)
Science Fiction / Technothriller
In the wake of Arbitrator Jonah Oliver’s interrogation of Jibril Muraz, a prisoner of UNPOL, his secure life disintegrates into one of lies, corruption, conspiracy and murder due to what he learns.
Jonah is thrown into a race against the clock to stop a plot designed to eliminate two-thirds of the population. The odds are stacked against him. He soon finds his past is not what he thought it was, those closest to him cannot be trusted, and what he’s learned could get him, or worse, his loved ones, killed.
What happens when life doesn’t turn out as planned? This collection of two evocative stories (each with a surprising twist) explores the choices and compromises we make in life and in love, and how they can trap or liberate us, depending on our mindset. Each story comes with an unexpected twist that makes reading all the way to the end imperative.
In “Cage Life,” first published by [untitled] in 2010 as “Still Life”, a young mum feels like a prisoner in her own home. Her decision to escape the bonds of marriage and motherhood, just for a few hours, has unexpected consequences that force her to a re-evaluate what it really means to be loved, to be married, and to be free.
In “The Usurper,” unconditional love is explored within the boundaries of age and longing. Basil is in his eighties, with an illustrious career in law enforcement behind him, when he meets Carla — a beautiful, energetic and much younger mistress. But when Simon appears on the scene, can Basil keep her or does she, in fact, keep him?
There comes a time in every man’s life when he says to himself, “Holy Sh*t! I’m about to be eaten by a bear!” Tony James Slater went to Ecuador, determined to become a man. It never occurred to him that ‘or die trying’ might be an option…
The trouble with volunteering in a South American animal refuge is that everything wants a piece of you. And the trouble with being Tony, is that most of them got one. Just how do you ‘look after’ something that’s trying it’s damnedest to kill you and eat you? And how do you find love when you a) don’t speak the language, and b) are constantly covered in excrement and entrails?
That Bear Ate My Pants is the hilarious tale of one man’s quest to better himself. Whether losing a machete fight with a tree, picking dead tarantulas out of a tank of live ones or sewing the head back on to a partially decapitated crocodile, Tony’s misadventures are ridiculous, unbelievable and always entertaining.
“You won’t make any money from self-publishing.” MYTH! The internet has revolutionized every business it has come into contact with, and publishing is no different. For the first time, these changes are handing power back to the writer. It’s up to YOU if you want to profit from them. This guide contains over 60,000 words of essays, articles, and how-to guides, as well as contributions from 33 bestselling indie authors including J Carson Black, Bob Mayer, Victorine Lieske, Mark Edwards, and many more.
It covers everything from how the disruptive power of the internet has changed the publishing business forever to the opportunities this has created for writers. It gives you practical advice on editing, cover design, formatting, and pricing. And it reveals marketing tips from blogging and social networking right through to competitions, discounts, reviews, and giveaways.
If you are considering self-publishing, if you need to breathe life into your flagging sales, or if you want to understand why it’s a great time to be a writer, Let’s Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should will explain it all.
When Abigail’s supposedly immortal faery mother is found murdered, her human father sells her in to slavery. Bought by a young and wealthy landowner named William, she is whisked away to a Grecian island to play caretaker for his baby sister.
However, the island has a deadly secret connected to Abigail’s past. Her budding romance with William is shattered by Abigail’s intimate, unwanted connection with the island’s faery prince.
Meanwhile, the Faery King is planning revenge upon the family. Abigail must join forces with the very race she’s sought to deny, to save the humans she has learned to love.
Three days before her twenty-fourth birthday, Katherine Gregory receives a letter from her deceased mother. It details a faery curse in which the eldest child in each generation will die in their twenty-fifth year.
Three days before her twenty-fourth birthday, a new love interest comes knocking, and her first love has returned – neither men are what they seem, and Katherine may have to choose between them.
Three days before her twenty-fourth birthday, Katherine must decide if this is all real, or if the strange visions she’s been having are just a figment of her imagination.
The race to unravel the mystery begins, and Katherine must solve it – for any day after her birthday could be her last.
Samantha Ruiz has a freak gene that makes her turn invisible, or ripple. She can’t control it, and it’s getting worse. Afraid of becoming a lab-rat, Sam keeps her ability secret, until fellow runner Will Baker sees her vanish into thin air. Will promises secrecy and help, and Sam begins to fall in love.
Together, the two discover there are worse things than being a scientific curiosity. Someone’s been killing people who possess Sam’s gene. A mysterious man from France sends letters that offer hope for safety, but also reveal a sinister connection with Nazi experiments. The more time Sam spends with Will, the less she can imagine life without him.
When Sam uncovers secrets from her past, she must choose between keeping Will in her life or keeping Will safe.
Las Vegas, 2020.
The Council Members of the IVC have converged on the City and it’s not for just a little light entertainment.
Between nights of murder and mayhem, a young woman’s life hangs in the balance and the only question is can anyone stop the inevitable?
This is the prequel to Death Wish (The Vamp Saga).
Imogen Shroud is the unhappiest seventeen year-old in all of existence. The world offers her nothing, and so she offers nothing to the world. Given the choice she’d just lie in bed all day every day, a stack of books beside her, locked safely away from the uncaring outside.
But reality intrudes on even the most sedentary life. Imogen is forced out of her room and halfway across the city, to the ultra-modern Phoenix Convention Centre and the comic convention it hosts. On its own this would be bad enough, but strange weather is blowing in, bringing with it death–and undeath.
Dealing with depression is difficult. So is dealing with the undead. Dealing with both? Well, sometimes unlife can surprise you…
Haunted by memories of her murdered twin, Keely Morrison is convinced suicide is her only ticket to eternal peace. But in death, she discovers the afterlife is nothing like she expected. Instead of peaceful oblivion or a joyful reunion with her sister, Keely is trapped in a netherworld on Earth with only a bounty-hunting reaper and a sarcastic demon to show her the ropes.
When the demon offers Keely her ultimate temptation—revenge on her sister’s killer—she must determine who she can trust. Because, as Keely soon learns, the reaper and demon have been keeping secrets and she fears the worst is true—that her every decision changes how, and with whom, she spends eternity.
“It’s a terrible story, really. Horrid and painful and, ultimately, rather pitiful. Young people developing strange powers, of course reactions to that aren’t going to be positive–a girl whose spirit writhes with lightning, another who hurts as much as she heals, a young lady who bends emotion to her whim, a boy whose essence literally burns, how could their stories be anything but tragic?”
“What more could they expect than conflict, hardship, loss… hope? Aha. Well. Yes, I see you’re one of those, one who still ‘believes’. Answer me this, then. Where could hope be found, in this ruin of an existence?” Honestly, I am asking. Where?”
Thirteen year old Kaley’s best friend Jules is an alien clone. That has to be it. Because Jules wouldn’t dress like that or act like that… and she definitely wouldn’t be friends with Meg-a-bitch.
Life Was Cool Until You Got Popular is a first person upper middle grade novel told through Kaley’s eyes, chronicling the initial pain and incomprehension of what happened to destroy their friendship. But that doesn’t last long. Teaming up with the school weirdos and accidently-on purpose catching the eye of Jules’s crush just to get her attention, Kaley decides that underneath the bleached blond clone with the personality transplant, Jules is still in there. Somewhere. And she is going to get her best friend back!
X marks the spot! Everyone knows that, but where’s the island to go with it?
Kitt Pirate knows that his crew of salty seadogs expects him to find the fabled gold from the treasure map. He is the youngest buccaneer captain sailing the Caribbean and he has more wits than any grown man, but Caverock Island?
Well, that’s a bit of a problem. The treasure beckons. Weeks tick by without a sign. Then an uncharted speck appears on the horizon.
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