Free eBooks – August 1, 2014

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The One You Love – Emma Holden’s nightmare has just begun. Her fiancé vanishes, leaving the battered and bloodied body of his brother in their London apartment. Someone is stalking her, watching her every move. And her family is hiding a horrifying secret; a secret that threatens all those she loves. In a desperate race against time, Emma must uncover the truth if she ever wants to see her fiancé alive again.

Full of twists, turns and cliff-hangers, The One You Love is the first novel in the Emma Holden suspense mystery trilogy. This fast-paced suspense mystery has been downloaded over three million times, and has spent over two and a half years in the UK and US Kindle top 100 free chart, reaching number one in both countries and spending one full month there in the UK (July-August 2011).

Outside North America the Emma Holden trilogy is published by Hodder and Stoughton (Hachette).

“It’s rare to find a thriller writer who can simultaneous propel us readers forward at a breakneck pace and yet engage our minds as we unravel puzzles brilliantly seeded through the story. Pilkington does just this. The One You Love will captivate and keep you up nights.” Jeffery Deaver, internationally bestselling author of the Lincoln Rhyme novels.

Double Dare – “Quirky, irreverent and laugh-out-loud hilarious, Rhonda Nelson speaks my language!” –New York Times bestselling author Vicki Lewis Thompson

Vintage Rhonda Nelson! Though Rhonda is known more recently for her sexy, romantic comedies she began her career writing funny, heart-warming romance for Kensington’s Precious Gems line. The books were only sold in Wal-Mart and spent less than a month on the shelves. Now, thanks to the wonderful world of digital publishing, they’re available again.

Runaway bride Louisa Honeycut is looking for a quick escape when she passes the Double Dare, Inc sign and the slogan “Are you ready for the time of your life?” seems like divine intervention. Sheltered by her overbearing father, Louisa has years of catching up to do and can think of no better person than gorgeous Sam Rawlins to show her. Is she ready for the time of her life? Hell, yes.

Ordinarily unflappable adventure guide Sam Rawlins makes his living showing the wealthy how to have fun, but nothing in his experience could have prepared him for the “adventure” Louisa Honeycut asks for. He might be showing Louisa the time of her life, but the quirky little snack-cake heiress is soon turning Sam’s own life upside down…and perversely, he likes the new vantage point.

 40 Juicing Recipes for Weight Loss –  40 Juicing Recipes for Weight Loss is a collection of fresh juice recipes for those who want to lose weight effectively without compromising their health. It is a perfect companion for dieters who want to lose a few inches and pounds while keeping their body nourished, strong and healthy.

The book contains 40 different kinds of juicer recipes for all-fruit, all-vegetable and fruit and vegetable mix juices, plus a sampler of some creamy smoothies which blends fresh juices with milk or yogurt for a more indulgent way of losing weight with juice.

Each recipe also explains the weight loss benefits of the key ingredients used to make the reader better understand why each fruit or vegetable is ideal for losing weight and in maintaining a healthy diet.

Recipe variations and juicing tips are also provided to encourage juicing aficionados to experiment and find new ways of enjoying their weight loss juice.

40 Juicing Recipes for Weight Loss is perfect for those who want to start on a juice diet and even for those who are already juicing for weight loss and want to keep it healthy all the way.

 Louboutin Ladies – Zoey Melendez lives the life of bliss only in appearances. Her shoes, purses, clothes are all expensive but so are her bills.

When things get tough at her job she and her co-workers concoct a plan. A plan so devious that it threatens to change her life and everyone around her.

Watch how Zoey deals with life as a Louboutin Lady.

Carpe DiEmily – INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER IN ROMANTIC COMEDY & ADVENTURE! This book (200 pages free) is part 1 of a two-part installment series. IT IS NOT THE FULL BOOK. Parts 1 & 2 (400 pages) may be purchased separately for $3.99. **18+ for language and off-color humor** 

Emily Keane has her life all planned out. She’s played by the rules and never stepped outside her box, and now she will finally be rewarded with everything she always dreamed of: a job promotion, a fiance, and a future she can count on. But when her perfectly planned world falls apart, Emily is plunged into the wildest year of her life.

From the beaches of California to Jamaica, New York, and Europe, Emily finds herself on a madcap race against time, running from an unscrupulous organ broker who wants her dead, all the while checking items off her unusual bucket list. On top of it all, she’s falling in love with the most unlikely person, a man who can never return her feelings…but will his friendship be enough?Confronting one hilarious misadventure after another, Emily finally learns who she really is and how to seize the day…

Carpe DiEmily is a raunchy, fearless comedy in the same vein as the movie Bridesmaids, to which it has been favorably compared. Both female and male readers will enjoy this zany comedic adventure. 

 Billabong GhostAustralia’s wild places are the settings for love and danger.  Cattle King, Alan Fife would not let go of the past nor his delusions about English-born Charlotte, who was killed during a massacre in 1882. Harry turned six on the day his sister Emily was born. That was the day cattlemen from grandfather’s cattle station and housemaids and their children meet at the billabong to celebrate the ending of WWII. Alone, and feeling neglected by his parents, Harry created Charlotte as an imaginary friend and time travels with Charlotte to her 1880s world. His grandpa Alan had the same delusions and talked with Charlotte near where she was killed at the billabong. Harry is unable to help Charlotte and stop the beginning of payback crimes that seventy-five years later would affect him, his sister Emily and Jarrah.

If you loved the movie AUSTRALIA you will love the DREAMING BILLABONG.

 

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 Death By Chopsticks – Bloody pearls, a high society corpse, and chopsticks don’t usually go together. Harpeth Hollow’s, own vintage loving sleuth, Joy-Li Judson, is confidently on the case. When one of her personal shopping customers from Franklin’s Department Store is discovered murdered, Joy-Li springs into action.

Lesley Jane Cranemoore’s body is discovered on the eve of one of her posh, charity, pool parties. Tonight’s party is to benefit an international Chinese adoption agency. The wealthy Mrs. Cranemoore gives generously to local charities and is loved by many. Who could have wanted to kill her? Her husband? Her visiting cousin? Joy-Li’s boss, Ginny Whinehart? A member of the Cranemoore staff? Or was the murder a horrific random act?

Meet Joy-Li Judson, personal shopper and vintage lover, in the first in The Cheongsam Fashion Mystery Series. It’s where murder, vintage, fashion, and Chinese food and culture combine.

Joy-Li Judson is a vintage obsessed fashion blogger, and crime solving sleuth. She’s a Chinese-American with a Middle Tennessee accent. She has a day job as a personal shopper for a fancy department store. Our girl is unafraid of couture, obsessed with thrifting vintage and, is confident in the face of danger. Joy-Li Judson never turns her back on a good sale or a good murder.

  The Mourning House – “Lyrical prose creates an atmosphere of eerie claustrophobia, flawless pacing, and a plot that unfolds into a quietly shattering climax. Fans of literary horror will enjoy this compelling, haunting story.” —Publishers Weekly

Devastated by tragedy, Dr. Sam Hatch is a shadow of his former self. He travels the byroads of America, running away from a past he cannot escape. There is no salvation for him.

And then he sees the house. Like a siren, it calls to him. Yet the house is not what it appears to be. Is it a blessing, a gift…or a curse?

“The atmosphere in this story is claustrophobic and terribly frightening. The house closes in on you, Mr. Malfi’s prose is suffocating, tragic and heart wrenching. This story will scare you and leave you shaken, with an ending that will literally take your breath away.” —Peter Schwotzer, Literary Mayhem

 Romance Super Bundle – USA Today bestseller!

Eleven romances from New York Times, USA Today and bestselling, award-winning authors.

The blockbuster box set with more than 100,000 copies sold is back for more! We’ve got a lonesome cowboy, a spurned bride-to-be, a heartbroken widower and an unexpected pregnancy, along with a tasty smattering of intrigue, murder and suspense. Almost half a million words and two thousand pages of strong heroes and daring heroines who’ll do anything for a second chance at love.Second Chances–Dale Mayer

Go ahead. Take Charge of your life. Move forward…if you can…

Changing her future means letting go of her past. Karina heads to a weekend seminar and comes face to face with the man she can’t forget. But she soon realizes bigger issues are facing her… And one of them is deadly…

The Perfect Blend–Donna Marie Rogers

Carrie is on the verge of bankruptcy when Matt walks in and offers her unwanted business advice. The rich playboy fled L.A. for the anonymity of small town life and quickly falls for the local coffee shop owner–who’s as infuriating as she is beautiful.

The Heart of the Matter–Stacey Joy Netzel

Heartbroken she can’t have kids, Allie keeps her distance when Rick moves home with an adorable four year-old son who’s as hard to resist as his father. Does she dare take a chance on an impossible dream, or will his desire for more kids devastate their future?

Meghan’s Wish–Amy Gamet

Meghan O’Connor returns to the family she ran away from as a teenager, afraid they won’t forgive her for leaving town with Liam Wheaton, the boy they tried so hard to keep her away from and the father of her baby. She never expected to find Liam living there, looking sexier than ever and mad as all hell.

Mo’s Heart–Edie Ramer

Mo Vincent did the right thing in New Jersey, and it cost him his son, his wife, his restaurant. Now he’s found a home in Miracle, Wisconsin. He should be content…but his heart wants what he can’t have…

Hooking Mr. Right–Lois Winston

A failure at relationships, Thea Chandler is secretly a bestselling romance advice guru. Luke Bennett, New York’s most eligible bachelor, thinks he’s finally found an honest woman, but Thea’s got more secrets than the CIA. Can a butt-ugly cat named Cupid play matchmaker?

The Lost Finder–Pamela Fryer

The first halfway decent guy to come along in eons…and he’s from another planet. Private Investigator Brooke Weaver hopes she can slip into her Oregon hometown, find her client’s missing teenage daughter, and be on her way again before anyone notices. Not likely.

Cape of Secrets–Georgina Lee

Marika Host lands a dream summer job helping renowned archeologist Sir William write his memoirs, exposing years of secrets. His son Derrick adds romance to her summer, but when Sir William is murdered, Marika realizes some secrets are best kept buried.

Shattered–Kate Kelly

Failing to save his sister’s life, Jay Rawlings insists he be left alone to live the lonesome cowboy life. But when the woman he once loved returns to his ranch with a killer and the police in hot pursuit, Jay has to face the demons from his past.

In His Embrace–Wendy Ely

When life’s glow threatens to die, love guides the way. Tori expected an ordinary Friday. It wasn’t. Ben’s hand rested on her hip a little longer during their goodbye. Then her tests came back abnormal. Scared and alone, she wishes for Ben’s hand to hold. Can he make it back to her in time?

How To Woo…A Reluctant Bride–Lyndi Lamont

A marriage of convenience, nothing more…until darkly handsome Evan Channing and demure Lydia Blatchford meet. The rules are simple for such an arrangement. No expectations, no illusions of anything more. But the rules are about to change…

 Mirth Murder & Mystery Box Set – Seven spellbinding stories by seven USA Today Bestselling Authors with characters you’ll never forget.

A Cutthroat Business by Jenna Bennett
Everyone has warned new-minted realtor Savannah Martin that real estate is a cutthroat business. But Savannah doesn’t think she’s supposed to take the warning literally … until an early morning phone call sends her to an empty house on the ‘bad’ side of town, where she finds herself standing over the butchered body of a competitor, face to face with the boy her mother always warned her about.

The Ex Who Wouldn’t Die by Sally Berneathy
Amanda has been trying for a year to divorce her lying, cheating, scam artist husband, Charley. Then he turns up dead, murdered. Finally they are no longer married! But she is the primary suspect and, as if that isn’t bad enough, Charley’s ghost shows up in her apartment. He was rejected, kicked back to earth, not allowed to go into the light. Even death did not them part.

A Touch of Ice by L.J. Charles
When Everly Gray touches photographer Mitchell Hunt and sees the image of a dead body, she dives into the murder ESP fingers first. Caught in a web of intrigue, El discovers an aptitude for breaking and entering, the pain of a gunshot wound, and the terror of facing a killer. What she doesn’t learn—to keep her fingers to herself.

The Chase by Adrienne Giordano
Hard-driving attorney Jo Pomeroy is as determined as she is sexy—in other words, a major pain in NYPD Sergeant Gabe Townsend’s butt. Working together on a high-profile task force charged with busting sales of counterfeit goods has been rocky from the start. Now, she’s on the radar of a mysterious smuggler not afraid to use violence to evade the law. At the risk of their lives—and their hearts—Gabe and Jo must find him before he finds them.

The Secret Ingredient by Misty Evans
During a live cooking show in her hometown, celebrity chef Katelynn Karr’s father dies in front of millions of viewers, and suspicion falls on Kate when his autopsy reveals he was poisoned. Nick Juno, the boy she left behind and who is now mayor, is the only person who can prove Kate’s innocence.

Let Us Prey by Jamie Lee Scott
Mimi Capurro is trying to put her life back together after the sudden death of her husband. Using the skills she learned as a secret service agent, she runs the Gotcha Detective Agency, along with her skilled computer forensics partner Charles Parks. Gotcha specializes in executive protection (bodyguards), and tailing cheating spouses.
Mimi never expects to run into her old college flame Nick, when she takes on an executive protection case for New York Times bestselling author Lauren Silke. But when Lauren’s assistant is murdered, the homicide case, along with Mimi, land in Nick’s lap. Will Mimi and Nick be able to solve this murder without killing each other first?

The Throwbacks by Stephanie Queen

To salvage his career, exiled Scotland Yard “Flying Squad” detective, the not-so-young David Young, joins the Boston Police Department.
But this rogue detective can’t resist an unlikely romance with his young and vivacious decorator, Grace Rogers, even when she becomes a key witness in his high-stakes case–and like Kryptonite to his career and well-being.

 Fetching Raymond (Short Story) – A riveting story of suspense from John Grisham’s #1 New York Times bestseller, Ford County—now available as a standalone eBook short

Wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons, Leon and Butch, take a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit the youngest Graney brother, Raymond, who’s been locked away on death row for eleven years . . . and it could well be their last visit. Going back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill, Grisham brings the Graneys and their world to vivid and colorful life, making it abundantly clear why he is our most popular storyteller.

Includes an excerpt from John Grisham’s classic thriller, A Time to Kill

Praise for John Grisham and Ford County

“Grisham is an absolute master.”The Washington Post
 
Ford County is the best writing John Grisham has ever done.”—Pat Conroy

“Sharp, lean [tales] . . . full of tacit suspense . . . Grisham knows how to make himself eminently readable.”The New York Times Book Review

“Grisham shows off his literary chops: He can do wry, emotional, funny, serious.”USA Today

“Intrigue and sorrow fuel these fine tales. . . . Each wins you over in surprising ways.”People

“Never let it be said this man doesn’t know how to spin a good yarn.”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“Grisham may well be the best American storyteller writing today.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer

 

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