Free and discount books for February 15, 2016
The Birthday of the World for $1.99 (from
Science Fiction by Ursula K. Le Guin
For more than four decades, Ursula K. Le Guin has enthralled readers with her imagination, clarity, and moral vision. Now, in The Birthday of the World, this gifted artist returns to the worlds of her previous books in eight brilliant short works.
A Bright Power Rising for free (from
Fantasy by Noel Coughlan
AscendantSun's memory stretches back to the bloody birth of the cosmos. Created to serve a dead god, he tired of his empty religion and adopted the faith of his former enemies. Now, a threat from the past is forcing him to choose between his new friends and his own people.
Veronika Decides to Die for free (from
Literary Fiction by Paulo Coelho
Twenty-four-year-old Veronika seems to have everything -- youth and beauty, boyfriends and a loving family, a fulfilling job. But something is missing in her life. So, one cold November morning, she takes a handful of sleeping pills expecting never to wake up. But she does -- at a mental hospital...
The Wars of the Green Berets for $1.99 (from
Action and Adventure by Robin Moore
Legendary adventurer and raconteur Robin Moore has teamed up with third-generation Army officer Michael “Doc” Lennon to share the stories of the soldiers who have earned the right to wear the Green Beret.
From Vietnam to the present day, The Wars of the Green Berets retells...
The Next Always for $1.99 (from
Contemporary Romance by Nora Roberts
“Leaves you celebrating love with a warm [and] cozy touch.” (USA Today) The historic hotel in BoonsBoro, Maryland, has endured war and peace, changing hands, even rumored hauntings. Now it's getting a major facelift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. As the architect...
House of Rejoicing for free (from
Historical Fiction by Libbie Hawker
In the waning years of Egypt’s Eighteenth Dynasty, when female power can only come at an unsettling price, four royal women struggle against the shadowy influence of Akhenaten, the infamous heretic Pharaoh who wields control of a strange, emerging religion unlike anything Egypt has seen.
U. S. Grant and the American Military Tradition for $1.99 (from
History by Bruce Catton
In U. S. Grant and the American Military Tradition, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Bruce Catton explores the life and legacy of one of the nation’s greatest and most misunderstood heroes, before, during, and after the terrible War Between the States that violently split the country in two.
Love, Ellen for $0.99 (from
Bios and Memoirs by Betty DeGeneres
"Mom, I'm gay." With three little words, gay children can change their parents' lives forever. Yet at the same times it's a chance for those parents to realize nothing, really, has changed at all; same kid, same life, same bond of enduring love.
Twenty years ago, during a walk on a...
Death at the Manor for free (from
Mystery by Celina Grace
Joan has just begun her new job as a maid at the Asharton Manor. It seems like a palace to Joan but she soon becomes aware of the menace lurking beneath the glamorous facade. When the lady of the house dies in mysterious circumstances, it is up to Joan and her friend to track down the murderer…
Vindicate for $0.99 (from
Romantic Suspense by Beth Yarnall
"Rich in angst with a strong romantic suspense plot" (RT Book Reviews) Leo: I’m this close to finishing law school—and never working another day at my dad’s P.I. office—when Cora Hollis walks through the door. She’s got a box of files, a handful of leads, and an independent streak a mile wide.
Conquered by the Highlander for $0.99 (from
Historical Romance by Eliza Knight
A hero determined to have it all... After losing his betrothed to a Lowlander, Laird Gabriel MacKinnon is charged with saving her cousin along with a brood of children from an impenetrable castle. Though, the lady he’s been tasked to protect has been accused of a heinous crime, Gabriel has...
Free and discount books for February 14, 2016
About Face for $2.99 (from
Romantic Suspense by Fern Michaels
"Michaels is at her storytelling best here." (Booklist) When Dr. Blake Hunter discovers Casey Edwards wandering along a Sweetwater, Georgia, road, she's a woman without a past, her memory stripped of the terrifying events that shattered her innocence a decade ago. The scrap of paper she clutches...
Anvil of God for $0.99 (from
Historical Fiction by J. Boyce Gleason
"A vivid mix of bloody battles and intriguing characters" - (Publishers Weekly) It is 741. After subduing the pagan religions in the east, halting the march of Islam in the west, and conquering the continent for the Merovingian kings, mayor of the palace Charles the Hammer has one final ambition...
A Shade of Vampire for $0.99 (from
Teen and Young Adult by Bella Forrest
"Unique, passionate, thrilling." (Faerie Tale Books) On the evening of Sofia Claremont's seventeenth birthday, she is sucked into a nightmare from which she cannot wake. A quiet evening walk along a beach brings her face to face with a dangerous pale creature that craves much more than her blood.
Private Vegas for $3.99 (from
Mystery by James Patterson
"Fast paced action and unforgettable" - (Examiner.com) Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds--especially those with a secret to hide, or a life to leave behind. It's the perfect location for Lester Olsen's lucrative...
Samarkand for free (from
Fantasy by Graham Diamond
SURVIVE OR RUN? Samarkand, the fabled city and beloved home to Princess Sharon, is under threat from a million Mongol barbarians. Daughter to Amrath, cousin to the emir of Samarkand, she is left within the palace as the battles begin. Despite the emir’s reluctance to admit the city will perish...
All of Me for free (from
Contemporary Romance by Leeanna Morgan
Helping a bride in distress creates more twists and turns in Tess’ life than she ever thought possible. Add in an ex-war correspondent, 22 bridesmaids’ dresses, and three friends who want to help, and you have the recipe for a wonderful romance.
Bossypants for $3.99 (from
General Non-Fiction by Tina Fey
"A masterpiece in comedy writing" (Daily Telegraph) Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that...
Dear Cary for $0.99 (from
Bios and Memoirs by Dyan Cannon
A complex and captivating memoir…an unqualified success.” (New York Journal of Books) With honesty and heart-rending emotion, actress and filmmaker Dyan Cannon tells the story of her topsy-turvy relationship with Hollywood legend Cary Grant. Cannon’s captivating narrative takes the reader...
Exigency for $0.99 (from
Science Fiction by Michael Siemsen
"A highly recommended, character-driven sci-fi novel in the tradition of Robert A. Heinlein." (Kirkus) Nine brilliant scientists travel light years on a one-way trip to an Earth-like planet. Their mission is to study from orbit the two species of intelligent lifeforms on the surface. The first...
Killer Instinct for $2.99 (from
Thriller by Zoe Sharp
"The bloody bar fights are bloody brilliant, and Charlie's skills are both formidable and for real." - (NY Times) Charlie Fox was no good at being the nice girl her parents wanted, so she joined Her Majesty’s military and acquired a new set of skills. Now she puts them to use...
A God in Ruins for $3.99 (from
Literary Fiction by Kate Atkinson
"One of the Best Books of 2015" - (TIME) A GOD IN RUINS tells the dramatic story of the 20th Century through Teddy--would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather-as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. After all that Teddy endures in battle, his...