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Life, Love & Laughter - Life, Love & Laughter contains quotes from funny ladies like Lucille Ball and Rita Rudner and inspiring women such as Mother Teresa and Maya Angelou. There are words of wisdom from powerful women such as Hillary Clinton, Sandra Day O’Connor, Eleanor Roosevelt, Princess Diana, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. You’ll also find quotes about life and love from actresses such as Audrey Hepburn, Mae West, and Marilyn Monroe.
The Glass Case: A Short Story – In her classic short story THE GLASS CASE, Kristin Hannah explores the heart and mind of a young mother. April Bannerman is a young mother of three, married to her high school sweetheart & living in the same small town in which she grew up. Although she loves her children and husband, April is plagued by the growing doubt that she has not lived up to her mother’s expectations for her—until one day when something terrible and unexpected happens, and April must face the truth about her own life and discover what really matters.
Divorced, Desperate and Delicious (Divorced and Desperate) – Ever since photographer Lacy Maguire caught her ex playing Pin the Secretary to the Elevator Wall, she’s been content with her dog Fabio, her three cats, and a vow of chastity. But all of that changes when the reindeer-antlered Fabio drags in a very desperate, on-the-run detective who decides to take refuge in her house — a house filled with twinkling lights and a decorated tree. (Okay, so it’s February, but she has a broken heart to mend, a Christmas-card shoot to do, and a six-times divorced, match-making mother to appease.) For the first time in a looooong while, Lacy reconsiders her vow. Because sexy Chase Kelly, wounded soul that he may be, would be an oh-so-delicious way of breaking her fast. Now, if she can just keep them both alive and him out of jail….
All Jacked Up (All Jacked Up Series) – A good life. You know . . . a nice home, dependable vehicle and, if fate smiles kindly, a good looking woman. Not picky, just a comfortable existence with a decent job that you don’t hate. Is that too muck to ask? For Jack, it is.
Schism: A Psychological Thriller – As a boy, Horatio Higgins was ignored by the other children, but that didn’t stop him having lots of friends…friends only he could see and whom he’d regale with tales of his fantastical exploits. Eventually, though, his parents became concerned at the inordinate amount of time their son appeared to spend talking to himself and took him for treatment, which, in time, proved successful…almost. One friend remained. Unfortunately it was the spiteful one.
Years later, living alone in his tiny London flat, Horatio’s loneliness is mitigated only by his acid-tongued friend and the company of what he affectionately refers to as “my wife”. After losing his job, however, his life begins a rapid downward spiral…that is, until he meets a sweet, impressionable young woman named Nore. As their relationship lurches unsteadily forward, Horatio finds himself struggling against a riptide of conflicting realities he’s ill-equipped to cope with. Can Nore save him from himself or will she, too, be dragged into a world where the line between fantasy and reality becomes increasingly and perilously blurred?
Weaving together dark humour with shocking, unsettling twists, Schism is sure to stay with you long after you’ve turned the last page.
The Shelter (A Short Story) – The world around ten-year-old Sunni Brown is crumbling. War, disease and crushing poverty are everyday realities. For a while, she counts herself amongst the lucky. But will she survive when she’s forced to live in an abandoned parking structure?
This is a scary future; but there are no werewolves, vampires or zombies…in this future, human beings are the scariest creatures of all.
Brood of the Witch-Queen by Sax Rohmer
The Wicked House of Rohan (The House of Rohan) by Anne Stewart Desperate, starving, Kathleen Strong makes her way to a job interview that promises a chance at proper employment…and maybe a bite to eat. Accused of “gross immorality,” she’s adrift after being dismissed from her governess position, despite being entirely innocent.
That innocence is precisely what a mysterious group of debauched aristocrats finds so alluring about Miss Strong. When they propose a scandalous offer that she can’t refuse…she can’t refuse. But if the darkly gallant Alistair Rohan, a gentleman involved in all manner of wicked deeds himself, has anything to say about it, Kathleen can escape her disrepute in another way.
Of course, the escape route looks very similar to the group’s illicit proposition itself…
Grandma’s Best Chocolate Recipes (Grandma’s Best Recipes) by Marq Ruttan
Count With Me In the Sea (A Learn to Count book) (kids book) by Jackie Jeffery
Free Kindle Books – Sunday
The Dirty Parts of the Bible – 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.
Mirror Ball Man – Singer Baxter McLean had one hit in the 1980s, “Mirror Ball Man,” but he’s barely scraped by as a barroom folksinger ever since. Now yuppies and developers are taking over the funky little harbor town of Libertyport, Massachusetts, where he lives. When he sings a protest song against a waterfront hotel project, Baxter finds himself the prime suspect in at least one murder. Solving the case himself is the only way out. On the bright side, the publicity might jump-start his career – and his love life.
My Way Home – For over twenty years, Cammy Coleman dreamt of visiting the beautiful island of St. Gabriel. Filled with history and tradition, it’s surrounded by the brilliant northern waters of Lake Brigade. Charming old buildings line its main street, and grand homes, cottages, gardens and woods complete the picture-perfect landscape. Life has never allowed Cammy to make the trip to St. Gabe, but she’s been content to be a homemaker, mother, and wife to her husband of twenty-five years, tucking away her dreams for someday. But when the husband she adores asks for a divorce, she’s devastated; the last thing she wants to do is leave the safety and solitude of her home. Her well-meaning friends, however, have something else in mind. Hoping to distract her from her grief, they convince Cammy to go with them on a week-long retreat to St. Gabriel. Cammy grudgingly agrees, but finds herself immediately drawn to the island and an abandoned lodge in a way that opens up the possibilities of a new life, new loves and finding her way home. Warm and inviting, My Way Home is a touching, entertaining and emotionally powerful story that speaks to the inner strength within us all.
Perigee – Stranded in orbit, with no way home before the air runs out… At hypersonic speed, Polaris AeroSpace has become the premium choice for rapid travel around the world. When a veteran crew’s flight is marooned after a series of baffling malfunctions, they must try to stay alive knowing that help may never arrive. While they struggle with dwindling life support and increasingly desperate passengers, their colleagues scramble to mount an audacious rescue. Racing against time, they will face shocking betrayals in a fight to save their friends. As they unravel a web of industrial espionage, the truth will reveal itself to be worse than imagined. And one man will discover that escape may demand a terrible sacrifice.
PERIGEE opens the next chapter in air and space travel, where ordinary people must sometimes accomplish extraordinary things.
Out of Breath – Nineteen-year-old Kat Jones has been a competitive runner since she was a young girl, but after her mother’s death, the path her life was supposed to take begins to crumble around her — until one day, she finds herself on the run in a literal sense, this time in a race for her very life. Kat’s journey takes her to the Pacific Northwest town of Lithia, the place of her last good memories, of the days when her mother was still alive. But soon after her arrival, strange things begin to happen in Lithia — and when one of her new friends disappears under mysterious circumstances, Kat begins to realize that Lithia’s inhabitants are not all of this world. Worst of all, she is falling in love with one of these otherworldly locals, and the friend who hopes to save her has secrets of his own. As Kat tries to rebuild her life, she is also training for a race that will turn out to be her biggest challenge yet, as she must outrun not only the demons of her past but the demons of the here and now, who threaten her very existence and that of the entire town. At once a paranormal love story and an environmental allegory, Out of Breath offers an exciting new voice in young adult fiction.
Dairy of a Public Radio Slave – When Sloan Kennedy is handed a pink slip from her employer and her fiancé, she has to find a way to pay the mortgage on a new house and cancel all of her wedding plans. After a minor breakdown (she allows herself a week long pity party), Sloan applies for an administrative assistant position at the local Public Radio station. The position is a step down from her former job as an announcer, but Sloan is desperate, and at least it’s in broadcasting.
A Parrot In My Soup – Imagine setting up a new life, in a warm climate, where everything is cheaper. Sounds like heaven doesn’t it? But is it…? Here’s a fact. No matter where you are in the world, there will always be something wrong, if you look hard enough. Andy Frazier moved to France 5 years ago, exchanging his rat-race life in corporate business, for one in a big old farmhouse in a rural little village, along with his partner, a selection of interesting animals and some power-tools. By day, he earns a modest living as a writer. Generally, he is happy. But often he complains. Sometimes he even rants. Because the whole world is crammed full of annoying things. This hilarious book is a look at the world around him over a two year period, as Andy has a pop at everything from the red wine and red politics to the price of sandwiches.
Dark Before Dawn – Psychic chills and thrills in a deserted Maine beach town from the author of Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, Sink or Swim, and Face-Off. When teen psychic Dawn Christian gets involved with a fortuneteller mentor and two girls who share her mysterious talents, she finally belongs after years of being a misfit. When she learns her new friends may be tied to freak “accidents” in town, Dawn has an important choice to make – continue developing the talent that makes her special or challenge the only people who have ever accepted her.
Ashlyn’s Radio – When her mother is hospitalized after a mental breakdown, Ashlyn is crushed to have to leave Toronto to go live with her grandmother in Prescott Junction, Maine, where nothing happens. Nothing except for the ghost train that rolls through on the rusted lines on dark nights – the one the townsfolk pretend not to hear as it comes to claim troubled, lost souls. Ashlyn scoffs at the idea … until she witnesses it herself, with its evil, seductive conductor and the wailing of souls trapped on board. The string of unexplained deaths by the tracks throughout the village’s history (Ashlyn’s father included, before she was even born) lends credence to the tale. As frightened as she is at the conductor’s pull, more terror awaits when the antique radio in her grandmother’s basement comes to life. Ashlyn’s grandmother tells her the radio is a Caverhill curse, and can’t be destroyed or discarded. It keeps coming back, and it keeps broadcasting “reports” of events yet to happen. Her grandmother begs her to stay away from the radio, but Ashlyn cannot help but listen. And to her horror, it tells her she is bound to board the ghost train. Ashlyn will need the help of her newfound friends – the troubled Rachel and the very sexy Caden – if she is going to get through the coming horrors with her sanity intact and her soul unclaimed.
Rock Star’s Girl – Emily Watts just wants a weekend break from the workaholic hours she’s taken on to keep her business — a popular fashion-snark web site — up and running. What she gets is overnight celebrity and a career-killing media scandal. While taking time out to attend a concert in support of friend Jesse Cinder, a struggling musician, Emily meets Cory Sampson, the lead singer of a chart-topping rock band. When she agrees to a date with Cory, making entertainment headlines is the last thing she expects. Even so, it’s a minor surprise by comparison to her discovery that in the music world, media notoriety trumps all. Tabloid allegations erupt when Cory and fame-hungry Jesse use Emily for personal gain, and her tarnished image spells disaster — personally and professionally. To save the web site and writing career she’s made her life and dream, Emily must go from being a pawn in the Hollywood headline game to becoming the media mastermind.
Under Your Skin - With small town journalist Cal Murphy quickly losing his big city dreams of writing for a metro newspaper, his passion is reignited when three star prep athletes are found dead in a 24-hour period. As he and fellow photographer Kelly Mendoza attempt to make sense of bizarre circumstances that led to the teens? deaths, Cal makes a chilling discovery, uncovering a vast conspiracy that grows darker with every twist and turn. With a mastermind determined to silence Cal and Kelly for good, the young reporters ultimately must decide if their lives are worth the risk to reveal the truth.
Heaven’s Rage – When four women suffer at the hands of one man, the results are deadly! Heaven’s Rage has the usual components of a mystery novel – the crime of murder, a gruff but loveable protagonist and an assortment of suspects – yet it presents a unique theme as it takes readers back in time to tell the stories of four women who loved one man and who are now suspects in his murder. Homicide Detective Ian Buchanan is assigned to the murder investigation of Richard Tate, a retired military helicopter pilot. He quickly determines the victim’s three former wives and college girlfriend all had motive and opportunity to commit the crime. As each of these women takes us through her volatile relationship with Tate, the detective finds himself sympathizing with his suspects rather than the victim.
So I am figuring today is Sat. so why not post to you 6 free fiction ebooks that are free through Kindle!!
A Pinhole of Light by Eileen Stoecklin - Gavin Reynolds is a rotten selfish, self centered immature jerk. After several failed attempts to hold a full time job as a construction worker, he teams up with a friend to burglarize houses.
On his fourth job, he accidentally steals one of his victims personal journals.
As he reads the journal it takes him on a journey through Sarah’s personal life struggles, to overcome depression, greed, judging others, marriage struggles and more.
Empire of Light by Gregory Earls - Jason Tisse is in over his head. As a young black cinematography student at LA’s notoriously tough American Film Institute, he’s got the vision, but not the balls to battle the ruthlessness that is Hollywood. After a failed year at AFI, which includes nearly electrocuting a fellow classmate, Jason embarks on a trip to Europe to hunt down the works of his favorite painter. Armed with an enchanted camera gifted to him by an eccentric film professor, Jason is prepared to master the art of light and shadow as depicted in the infamous baroque artwork of the original Emperor of Light known to the rest of the world as Caravaggio.
What Jason doesn’t expect, however, is that the innocent-looking Kodak Brownie camera he’s been given holds remarkable powers, capable of miraculously bringing his idol’s artwork alive with each snapshot. Caravaggio’s work, packed full of sex, religion, violence and some outrageous hilarity, explodes to life and sends Jason spiraling from one escapade to the next. Spanning the bright lights of Paris, the grand churches of Rome and the cutthroat alleys of Naples, Jason must overcome his inhibitions—even at the risk of life and limb—if he is to one day rule his own Empire of Light.
Grave Situation by Alex MacLean - Halifax cop Allan Stanton is a troubled homicide detective who has lost everything, including his family and his sense of justice. When he finally decides to leave the force and start over, he’s assigned a string of murders that all bear the signs of a serial killer collecting trophies. As Stanton unravels each grisly crime scene, the mounting evidence points uncomfortably close to him, forcing him to confront a past he’d rather forget–and a dangerous future when the killer targets Stanton himself.
The Last Innocent Hour by Barbara Taylor Sissel – Something twisted is stalking the Cunningham family. It lurks at the periphery of Beth’s vision. Her husband Charlie can’t help, if she could even remember him; he’s doing time for a murder he didn’t commit. The small child Beth was found with, whom she doesn’t know either, was taken to foster care. There isn’t much time now. If Beth doesn’t recall the hideous events that stole her memory soon, the killer will strike again, and someone else will die.
The Protector by Dawn Walker - Trapped in a loveless interracial marriage for the sake of her young niece who was abandoned by her mother, Debra Cruz fights with all her heart and soul to keep the little girl she loves dearly. With the help and protection of psychologist Dr. Ted Graham, she is able to combat her sister and the juvenile court until an awful betrayal separates and tears them apart. Fighting hard for her niece and trying to deny her growing love and passionate desire for the handsome doctor, Debra becomes the victim of a sinister plot.
It Rains In February: A Wife’s Memoir of Love and Loss by Leila Summers - A Wife’s Memoir of Love and Loss is the true story of a husband’s depression and obsession, not only with another woman, but also with ending his life. In this honest and heartfelt narrative, Leila Summers weaves a compelling tale of the year that led up to Stuart’s suicide and the grief, profound loss and self discovery that followed. Although each suicide is unique, this book gives the reader an insider’s view from one perspective by way letters and e-mail messages.
What if the genetically engineered crops that we increasingly depend on for food weren’t really created by man? What if they brought a new, terrifying meaning to the old saying that “you are what you eat”?
FBI Special Agent Jack Dawson investigates the gruesome murder of his best friend and fellow agent who had been pursuing a group of eco-terrorists. The group’s leader, Naomi Perrault, is a beautiful geneticist who Jack believes conspired to kill his friend, and is claiming that a major international conglomerate developing genetically engineered crops is plotting a sinister transformation of our world that will lead humanity to extinction.
As Jack is drawn into a quietly raging war that suddenly explodes onto the front pages of the news, he discovers that her claims may not be so outrageous after all. Together, the two of them must face a horror Jack could never have imagined, with the fate of all life on Earth hanging in the balance…