Sunday, May 20, 2012

Free Kindle eBooks w/Links: - 5-20-12

Free Kindle eBooks:

As per the usual, here is this week’s installment of free eBooks. I’ve been really good about remembering to put up these posts. I’m proud of myself! Well anyway, all information such as titles, product descriptions and links are gathered directly from I have nothing to do with any of those including the price tag. What is free right now may not be free in 10 mins. Amazon updates hourly, so get them while you can. Also, check out my past postings, there were some repeats this week so you can do some scavenging for other free eBooks. I try not to repeat two weeks in a row. 

Ascension (Shadow and Light Trilogy Romance Series #1) - Felicity Heaton

Length: 196 pages
A witch on the verge of achieving phenomenal power, Lealandra must turn to her half-breed demon ex-lover Taig for protection from the dark force that is after her and also from her own magic. With her Counter-Balance dead and her coven against her, Taig's blood and power is the only thing that can help her control her magic and survive the ascension and gain the strength to defeat her enemy. Old feelings come flooding back as Taig allows her into his world and Lealandra finds herself fighting not only for survival but to win his broken heart again and heal the pain in their past. Can he forgive her for walking out on him all those years ago and will he ever believe her when she tells him that he's not a monster but the man that she loves?

The Good Luck Charm (The Good Luck Series) - Leanne Tyler

Length: 90 pages (estimated)
Keely Jones believes all she wants in life is a successful advertising career and a corner office. However, that all begins to change when she bumps into a Frisbee player while jogging with her dog. When she’s given a good luck charm she’s skeptical about the magic of true love or finding her soul mate. But when things start to heat up between her and Darren, can she truly ignore it? Or will he be the one man who can ruin her career? Darren Wright has returned to Knoxville to regroup and to join his sister’s advertising agency. He isn’t looking for anything major to happen in his life, yet when he bumps into a cute brunette and her dog, things begin to change. He’s soon promoted to Creative Director and falling for Keely. How can he tell her he works for an opposing firm? And if he doesn’t, will he risk losing her for good?

The Bro-Magnet (A Nice Guy Romance Novel) - Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Length: 261 pages
Women have been known to lament, "Always a bridesmaid, never a bride." For Johnny Smith, the problem is, "Always a Best Man, never a groom." At age 33, housepainter Johnny has been Best Man eight times. The ultimate man's man, Johnny loves the Mets, the Jets, his weekly poker game, and the hula girl lamp that hangs over his basement pool table. Johnny has the instant affection of nearly every man he meets, but one thing he doesn't have is a woman to share his life with, and he wants that desperately. When Johnny meets District Attorney Helen Troy, he decides to renounce his bro-magnet ways in order to impress her. With the aid and advice of his friends and family, soon he's transforming his wardrobe, buying throw pillows, ditching the hula girl lamp, getting a cat and even changing his name to the more mature-sounding John. And through it all, he's pretending to have no interest in sports, which Helen claims to abhor. As things heat up with Helen, the questions arise: Will Johnny finally get the girl? And, if he's successful in that pursuit, who will he be now that he's no longer really himself? THE BRO-MAGNET is a rollicking comedic novel about what one man is willing to give up for the sake of love.

Under The Moon's Shadow - T. L. Haddix

Length: 376 pages
Journalist Beth Hudson knows her hometown. When disappearances are coupled with strange nighttime events on local farms, she puts two and two together to make a terrifying picture. She turns to her friends, family and a mysterious, handsome stranger for assistance in rooting out the truth, determined to solve the mysteries before another person disappears.  As if that weren't enough, her contentious relationship with Detective Ethan Moore takes an unexpectedly tragic turn. Will Beth be able to figure out what is going on in time to stop a dangerous killer, or will she be the next victim?  "Under the Moon's Shadow" is the second book in the Shadows Collection, standalone Romantic Suspense novels set in small-town Indiana. Other titles include "Secrets in the Shadows", "Shadows from the Grave", and "Hidden in the Shadows."

Once Bitten (Alexa O'Brien Huntress Book 1) - Trina M. Lee

Length: 256 pages estimated
Alexa O'Brien has never been like other people. A hunter of supernatural rogues, she is a werewolf with unusual but extraordinary power. Power that draws her to Arys Knight, the mysterious vampire who awakens her dark side. What they create together is dangerous and binding, forcing her to question the source of her abilities. It threatens not only her remaining humanity, but her relationship with fellow werewolf, Shaz Richardson, as well. When Alexa's womanizing former lover and the Alpha of her pack is framed for murder, he draws public attention that could earn him a death sentence unless she steps in to help him. Alexa would love to watch karma at work but as the body count rises, long buried secrets are exposed. She's forced to face the painful truth that not everyone is who she thinks they are.
(LOVE this one! Get the two prequels, links below as well)

Huntress (Alexa O'Brien Huntress Prequel Short) - Trina M. Lee

(READ THIS ONE FIRST) A prequel short story from the urban fantasy Alexa O'Brien Huntress series. A brief look at Alexa O'Brien before meeting the one man who would change her life forever. A werewolf with an unusual power, Alexa discovers that love may just be her greatest enemy yet.

Stunner (Alexa O'Brien Huntress Prequel Short) - Trina M. Lee

(READ THIS ONE SECOND) A prequel short story from the urban fantasy Alexa O'Brien Huntress series. A brief look at Arys and Alexa's first meeting. Reckless and young, Alexa O’Brien has finally met her match. A werewolf with unusual power, Alexa has a talent for finding trouble. This time trouble is a vampire who will change her life forever.

Stranded with a Scotsman - Serenity Woods

Length: 48 pages
Lady Victoria (Cori) Spencer doesn’t particularly mind being stuck in a refuge hut three feet above the rising tide in the middle of the night. She’s fallen in love with Lindisfarne, the tiny island off the north-east coast of England that’s isolated from the mainland by the sea twice a day. The problem is that she’s not alone. She’s stranded in a ten-by-four-foot wooden box for four hours with Ewan Macbeth, and that’s not going to end well. She’s either going to kill him or kiss him—and she’s not sure which option is the most likely. Ewan flew back from the States when his sister told him Cori had become engaged to a man she didn’t love just to please her father. The Earl once threw Ewan out when he found him kissing his daughter, prompting her to end their relationship. Ewan’s never forgotten her, and even though he’s certain there can never be anything between them again, he’s damned if he’s going to let her marry a man who doesn’t appreciate her. With only a bottle of Lindisfarne mead, a crab sandwich, and Angry Birds to keep them company, the two of them end up playing a game of Truth or Dare that forces Cori to accept the truth about her relationship with her fiancé, and Ewan to push her to the very limits to admit her feelings for him.

Secrets Among the Shadows - Sally Berneathy

Length: 227 pages
Romantic suspense with paranormal elements  Eliot Kane fears he's a modern day Jekyll and Hyde.  Eliot dreams in graphic detail about choking a woman. The next day, he learns that woman is the victim of a brutal murder. From his dream Eliot knows details about that murder that haven't been released to the public, details only the killer can know. He seeks the help of psychiatrist Leanne Warner to learn if he's a murderer, if he has a personality split and a monster named Edward lives inside his brain. Eliot doesn't dare love Leanne because Edward wants to kill her.  Leanne looks out her bedroom window in the middle of the night and sees Eliot Kane leaning against a tree, watching her. He straightens when he sees her, stands erect and returns her gaze. In the pale glow from the corner street lamp, his eyes seem to blaze. She can almost feel the hatred coming from him. Evil surrounds him like an aura. It's there in his stance, in the tilt of his head, in the very air around him, and it's directed toward her.  But that's crazy. Eliot doesn't hate her. Is she looking at Edward?

The Gates (The Resistance Trilogy) - Rachael Wade

Length: 252 pages
Getting There is Half the Battle... Armed with more unsettling knowledge about Gavin Devereaux and her circle of friends, Camille Hart is faced with new adversities and lethal propositions when she returns to the Amaranth exile to carry out Gavin’s risky crusade. Realizing her journey through the bayou was only the beginning of her struggle to stay with Gavin, she finds that leaving her Louisiana home is the least of her worries. New evils await her on the other side, and as she and her friends press on with their mission, they are confronted with the reality that everything doesn't always go according to plan. As secrets unfold and alliances are formed and broken, only the strongest will survive and the power of love will be tested when a war between witches, humans, and vampires erupts into an all-out power struggle and all is on the verge of being lost. (**This looks like it s a 2nd book in a series, not the first)

Haunted on Bourbon Street (Jade Calhoun Series Book 1) - Deanna Chase

Length: 262 pages 
Jade loves her new apartment--until a ghost joins her in the shower.  When empath Jade Calhoun moves into an apartment above a strip bar on Bourbon Street, she expects life to get interesting. What she doesn't count on is making friends with an exotic dancer, attracting a powerful spirit, and developing feelings for Kane, her sexy landlord.  Being an empath has never been easy on Jade's relationships. It's no wonder she keeps her gift a secret. But when the ghost moves from spooking Jade to terrorizing Pyper, the dancer, it's up to Jade to use her unique ability to save her. Except she'll need Kane's help--and he's betrayed her with a secret of his own--to do it. Can she find a way to trust him and herself before Pyper is lost?

Demon Possession (Shadow Quest Book 1) - Kiersten Fay

Length: 352 pages
After being enslaved on the spaceship Extarga for most of her life Analia has no memory of her life before, and has lost all knowledge of her people. Her mysterious gift and pointed ears are the only indication that she is different.  Analia is alone, and for all she knows, she’s the last of her kind. By chance Analia escapes her captors, and hides herself on the merchant ship Marada, planning to get off at the very next stop.  Unfortunately for her, there is no next stop. The crew is planning a delivery that could take months, and according to a stipulation in the newly signed contract, no one is allowed on or off the ship until the package is delivered.  When Analia is found by the captain of the Marada, she must adapt to her new role on the ship, and try to control her newly awakened desire for the brutal and devastatingly erotic demon.

The Taste of Magic - Gina Rosavin

Length: 276 pages
Adrian du Lac is not your average vampire. Nearly two-thousand years old, he uses immortality to his advantage. Though je lives the life of a successful European businessman, what he really wants is to rule the world. Originally, he sought Katerina Romanov for her latent powers of witchcraft, but now that she’s come of age, his desires have changed. When Katerina succumbs to Adrian’s charms, some fear the vampire will become invincible. As du Lac’s enemies set out to destroy him once and for all, he and Katerina run the risk of losing each other forever.

Eternal Seduction (A Darkness Within) - Jennifer Turner

Length: 227 pages
After living on the streets of New York City for over a decade, Logan Ellis admits her perceptions might be a little skewed. But twisted or not, there’s a satisfying irony in watching a well dressed vampire stand in the middle of a ghetto alley, windblown trash scraping small circles near his feet. What she finds even more intriguing, is waiting for him to decide whether or not he’s going to kill her.  Kerestyan Nelek hasn’t quite made up his mind. As the Lord of New York, he can’t allow a homeless drug addict, whose memories are packed with knowledge of vampiric existence, to run free in his city. It’s not the first time he’s been in this situation with a human, it’s just the first time in thousands of years he’s come face to face with one who doesn’t seem to care. And that’s what makes the decision so damn difficult. What horrors would you have to witness before you went numb? How many years would it take for you to feel that way? What would it take to make you care again? Logan’s answers are simple: the worst humanity has to offer, almost thirty…and something she never expected.

A Little Death - Susan Sizemore

Length: 94 pages
Angels and werewolves and demons, oh my! A collection of five paranormal romance stories from NYT bestselling author Susan Sizemore.  Escape into romantic fantasy in this collection of five tales of paranormal lovers. Meet and angel of death who finds the man of her dreams in "A Little Death". A wizard saves a lady in distress from her demon-haunted house in "Every Little Thing She Does". A defective unicorn brings a king and a lady of negotiable affection together in "New Yorke Snow". "The Weaver and the Werewolf" must overcome their tumultuous past to save the land they love. And a surgeon is pulled from our world to find true love in "Butterfly Dreaming".

In Heat (In Heat Shapeshifter Romance Series #1) - Felicity Heaton

Length: 177 pages
A heat wave isn't the only thing making London too hot for lawyer Kim. She's been spending each night with a man who sets her body and heart on fire. The problem? He's a man that always sprouts black fur and purrs, and he's only a dream. Walking into work on the hottest day of the year, the last thing she expects is to meet Erik, a man who sends her temperature soaring and who resembles her dream guy exactly. A black panther shape-shifter, Erik Blackwell has been searching for his mate for twenty-seven years. The visions they share each night are getting hotter but finding her is proving impossible as he's never seen her face. That is, until it turns out she's working as his lawyer on his contract negotiations with his brother, Alistair. Kim can't deny her attraction to Erik. The heat she feels with him is intense and it's only a matter of time before they surrender to their carnal desires. When Kim discovers Erik's secret, will she turn her back on him, or will she complete the mating and become like him so they can be together forever?

The 13th Witch Complete Trilogy - Stacey Thompson-Geer

Length: 254 pages
Please note: This ebook contains books one - three.  My name is Lucy and I was normal once. When I turned 18, everything changed. I found out I was a witch. Add in the hot guy that's been sent to protect me and we have a whole new set of problems. Now I have to save the world and myself while trying to figure out this love thing.

Cursed (The Devil's Roses) - Tara Brown

Length: 266 pages
The day the mist cleared was the day Aimee James started to die. The fog surrounding her broken heart had finally cleared letting in the boy she had always dreamt of. Instead of ending up falling in love for the first time she finds her heart torn between something impossible and the love of a lifetime. After being drugged and stalked Aimee begins to wonder if she will live long enough to enjoy even one of her hearts desires. In the end the choice is life or death and whether she has the ability to let go of everyone and everything to survive.

The Last Of The Rings (The Vampire Awakening) - Celeste Walker

Nessa, a beautiful brunette vampire falls in love with Thomas, a human who has no idea of her true nature.  Nessa’s parents died over three hundred years back and left her in charge of her sister Trina with two rings that enabled them to walk in daylight.  Unaware of what is in store for them, the two siblings discover that the rings hold more to them than the ability to make them walk in daylight.  A new coven of ruthless vampires called the Reigns are after the two rings to help them complete their collection which will in turn give them the power to control all the vampires and rid the world of mortals.  In the fight to defend the rings, Nessa discovers the existence of shapeshifters - The Areneas. Areneas join forces with Anti-Reign vampires to keep them from achieving their goal.  Through all this, Thomas gets caught up in the fight and discovers Nessa’s dark secret.

Sea Gifts - Karalynn Lee

Length: 26 pages
When a dragon's skeleton washes up on the lonely isle where Rhis lives, she knows that her past role in the dragon-king's death hasn't been forgotten. But although the dragon-king's heir first comes seeking revenge, he finds something else in her...

Lost Long (The Freyr Chronicles) - Rochelle Wilcox

Length: 284 pages
Long ago, in a time shrouded in ancient myth, Franco walked the earth as a God, adored by all who followed him. Now he is a stranger among humanity, bound like all of his kind by an oath to preserve his family's anonymity no matter the cost, hiding even his true name. But he cannot live in peace. Because of a horrible mistake decades ago a member of his family yearns for vengeance. And during a brutal attack the unforgivable happens – a human, Lia, witnesses Franco’s unusual powers and her life is forfeit. Unwilling to let her be killed, Franco takes this beautiful and unusual woman on a journey to his ancient home to bargain for her life there. It’s an adventure fraught with danger but along the way, as Lia's courage and strength awaken feelings Franco hasn't known in centuries, he struggles to come to terms with his mythic being and his all too human emotions.

The Underground - Ilana Katz Katz

Length: 197 pages
Imagine a world where women rule and men must cater to their every whim… or else. The story is set in the backdrop of the futuristic dystopian America run by an iron-fisted Queen. Under the guise of ending sexual assaults against women, she requires unmarried twenty-six-year old men to be castrated. To further diminish men’s rights, women are the only ones who can legally propose marriage. When the Queen’s rebellious daughter, Shayla, falls for a commoner, the Queen refuses to condone the marriage. Shayla’s lover, Nathaniel, is left with unsavory options. Everything changes once he is kidnapped into The Underground, a secret renegade organization on a mission to overthrow the extremist regime. They train Nathaniel to infiltrate high society. Once released, he is commanded to commit a violent act that could restore equality for men; an act that would kill any chances for a life with Shayla. Will he save his gender from another generation of abuse or follow his heart? This is a story of strength, determination, oppression and passionate love.

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