Friday’s Free Kindle Books: Part 1

October 5, 2012 · 14 comments

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For even more of the best Free & Bargain eBooks, be sure to check Pixel of Ink throughout the day, more are on the way!

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Blood DebtBlood Debt
by Nancy Straight
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Her whole life, it had just been the two of them. Before her mother’s last breath, she gave Camille the information she had craved her entire life: the identity of her father. Daring to contact him, Camille was welcomed by an entire family she never knew existed. But nothing comes without a price, as she discovers when her family claims a legendary heritage tracing back to a Centaur touched by Zeus.

As she learns the secrets of her Centaur bloodline, she is drawn into a forbidden love with Drake. Her family acknowledges her life may be the blood debt required to pay for her mother’s transgressions. The same person who once held her mother captive, and forced her into decades of hiding, now controls Camille. Her only chance is to seek a piece of her mother’s past that will win her freedom and the life she desperately desires.

This Brilliant Darkness (A Dark Contemporary Fantasy)This Brilliant Darkness (A Dark Contemporary Fantasy)
by Red Tash
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A brooding monster. A quirky professor. A small Indiana town with a soul of its own.

Imagine if the writers of Northern Exposure sat down with Stephen King and decided to craft a dark fantasy thriller starring absent-minded academians, every day goofballs, and a dark fantasy creature for good measure. Pondering big picture questions like “Why am I here?” and “Does Love Conquer All?” has never been so fun.

This Brilliant Darkness is a smart, karmic mystery populated by lovable brainy characters. Climb on, strap in, and hold tight.

by M.L. Gardner
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With rich, unique characters, 1929 is the first in an epic trilogy centered in the Great Depression. 1929 follows three couples through the economic collapse of 1929 and their struggles to adjust to a sudden and violent shift in lifestyle.

This mammoth novel will take readers to a dark time in American history. A time when so many lost so much and the bonds of love and friendship were the only things that held the fabric of life together. While some say history is now repeating itself with our current economic downturn, 1929 provides hours of entertainment and escape while giving readers a chance to connect and relate to the characters struggles of love, loss and finding hope.

Easy Pumpkin Recipes: There's More to Pumpkin than Pumpkin Pie!Easy Pumpkin Recipes: There’s More to Pumpkin than Pumpkin Pie!
by Nicole L’Esperance
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Easy Pumpkin Recipes: There’s More to Pumpkin than Pumpkin Pie! is the latest cookbook by Amazon best-sellers Marie L’Esperance and Nicole L’Esperance.

In this cookbook, the mother-daughter team present an array of unique recipes featuring pumpkin – the iconic symbol of fall, Thanksgiving, and Halloween.

Just Add WaterJust Add Water
by Jinx Schwartz
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Hetta Coffey is a woman with a yacht, and she’s not afraid to use it. She’s a globe-trotting civil engineer with a swath of failed multi-national affairs in her jet stream.

Plying the San Francisco waterfront, trolling for triceps, her attention is snagged by a parade of passing yachts–especially their predominantly male skippers–and experiences a champagne-induced epiphany: If she had a boat, she could get a man.

In spite of a spectacular ignorance of all things nautical, Hetta buys her dream boat, but a shadowy stalker, an inconvenient body, and Hetta’s own self-destructive foibles, give a whole new meaning to the phrase “sink or swim!”

A Dead Red CadillacA Dead Red Cadillac
by RP Dahlke
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Running her dad’s Crop-Dusting business in Modesto, California she’s hoping to dodge the inevitable fortieth birthday party. But when her trophy red ’58 Cadillac is found tail-fins up in a nearby lake, the police ask why a widowed piano teacher, who couldn’t possibly see beyond the hood ornament, was found strapped in the driver’s seat.

Reeling from an interrogation with local homicide, Lalla is determined to extricate herself as a suspect in this strange murder case. Unfortunately, drug running pilots, a cross-dressing convict, a crazy Chihuahua, and the dead woman’s hunky nephew throw enough road blocks to keep Lalla neck deep in an investigation that links her family to a twenty-year old murder only she can solve.

[Kindle Daily Deal] Boardwalk Empire

Amazon has a daily promotion called the Kindle Daily Deal. You can view this special deal every day here:

Today’s deal is…

Boardwalk EmpireBoardwalk Empire by Nelson Johnson

This riveting and wide-reaching history, which inspired the hit television series of the same name, explores the sordid past of Atlantic City: a freewheeling place long dedicated to the fast buck. The book ranges from the city’s Prohibition-era heyday to its rebirth as the legitimate casino destination it is today.

Click here to download from Amazon for the Kindle: $1.99 (Save 88%)

[Kindle Kids Daily Deal] Hush Little Baby by Sylvia Long

Today’s deal for Kids is…

Hush Little BabyHush Little Baby
by Sylvia Long

Lullabies often play an important role in the bedtime rituals parents and children share together, and Sylvia Long’s award-winning take one of the world’s most recognizable lullabies fits in perfectly with these special moments. Long’s adaptation uses comforting images of nature and home for her refreshing verse and gorgeous watercolors.

Click here to download from Amazon for the Kindle: $1.99 (Save 71%)

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