[Pixel Picks] Freebies & Deals for Feb 5th: Part 2

February 5, 2013 · 1 comment

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Take a peek at these Freebies & Deals then snag your favorites tonight!

For non-U.S. readers, Kindle content availability and pricing will vary.

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City of Light (City of Mystery)City of Light (City of Mystery)
by Kim Wright
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Set amid the glamour of Paris on the brink of La Belle Époque, City of Light is a tale of murder, mystery, and masks where no one is quite what they seem…

City of Light, the second book in the City of Mystery series, opens in 1889 Paris on the eve of the Exposition Universelle, the ultimate World’s Fair which debuted Edison’s phonograph, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, and the Eiffel Tower. Detective Rayley Abrams has traveled from Scotland Yard to France to study the new science of forensics with the Parisian police. Lonely and awkward, Rayley easily falls under the spell of a beautiful British expatriate named Isabel Blout, a woman with a murky past and suspicious social connections.

Good Eating's Creative Pasta: Healthy and Unique Recipes for Meals, Sides, and SaucesGood Eating’s Creative Pasta: Healthy and Unique Recipes for Meals, Sides, and Sauces
by Chicago Tribune Staff
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Good Eating’s Creative Pasta is a collection of delicious pasta recipes from the Chicago Tribune’s Good Eating section that will provide any home cook with a wide range of recipes for all occasions. Tested and proven dishes for entrees, side salads, and appetizers make up a terrific variety of pastas, from a quick and classic “Late Night Spaghetti” to a more innovative “Free-Form Lasagna with Zucchini Lemon-Thyme Cream.”

The Chronicles of Marr-niaThe Chronicles of Marr-nia
by Karen Cantwell
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Four funny and touching short stories featuring soccer mom and movie lover, Barbara Marr, who made her debut appearance in the hilarious murder mystery, Take the Monkeys and Run.

Includes the laugh-out-loud mystery short story, “Missing Impossible.” When Barb decides to tag along on a PI job with Colt, things don’t go quite as planned, and she finds herself in yet another sticky situation. (A between-the-novels short)

Other short stories: “Taming the Hulk,” “Top Lawn,” and “The Road to Shangri-La.” Also, just for fun, the author has added two BONUS shorts with different themes. All-in-all – a collection sure to entertain.

[Hot Deal] In the Time of the Butterflies – Save 86%

In the Time of the ButterfliesIn the Time of the Butterflies
by Julia Alvarez

It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo’s dictatorship. It doesn’t have to. Everybody knows of Las Mariposas – “The Butterflies.”

In this extraordinary novel, the voices of all four sisters speak across the decades to tell their own stories, from hair ribbons and secret crushes to gunrunning and prison torture, and to describe the everyday horrors of life under Trujillo’s rule.

Through the art and magic of Julia Alvarez’s imagination, the martyred Butterflies live again in this novel of courage and love, and the human cost of political oppression.

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[Hot Deal] Guilt by Association – Save 80%

Guilt by AssociationGuilt by Association
by Marcia Clark

Los Angeles D.A. Rachel Knight is a tenacious, wise-cracking, and fiercely intelligent prosecutor in the city’s most elite division. When her colleague, Jake, is found dead at a grisly crime scene, Rachel is shaken to the core. She must take over his toughest case: the assault of a young woman from a prominent family.

But she can’t stop herself from digging deeper into Jake’s death, a decision that exposes a world of power and violence and will have her risking her reputation – and her life – to find the truth.

With her tremendous expertise in the nuances of L.A. courts and crime, and with a vibrant ensemble cast of characters, Marcia Clark combines intimate detail, riotous humor, and visceral action in a debut thriller that marks the launch of a major new figure on the crime-writing scene.

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[Today Only] A Thankful Heart – Save 77%

A Thankful Heart: How Gratitude Brings Hope And Healing To Your LifeA Thankful Heart: How Gratitude Brings Hope And Healing To Your Life
by Carole Lewis

So many people are stuck in the pain of their problems, unable to see beyond the hurt in their lives. Giving thanks in such circumstances may seem impossible, but thankfulness is a powerful tool God uses to heal wounded hearts and transform “stuck” people.

In A Thankful Heart, readers will hear real life stories from people like them who have discovered the power of thankfulness to change both their inward attitude and their outward situation.

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[Hot Deal] Gregor the Overlander

Gregor the OverlanderGregor the Overlander
by Suzanne Collins

Before Suzanne Collins penned The Hunger Games trilogy, she created The Underland Chronicles, a best-selling five-book series.

The irresistible first Underland novel, Gregor the Overlander, follows a quiet boy who falls into a dangerous quest to find his destiny, and his father, in a strange world beneath New York City.

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Stephen Livingston February 5, 2013 at 6:46 pm

The Wheel of Justice – hilariously funny dark humor and biting satire combine in this short story set on an American TV game-show of the near future.

Available to download FREE today only.

US – http://www.amazon.com/Wheel-Justice-short-story-ebook/dp/B004YDR07A.
UK – http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wheel-Justice-short-story-ebook/dp/B004YDR07A.
DE – http://www.amazon.de/Wheel-Justice-short-story-ebook/dp/B004YDR07A.

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