November brings us approximately 46 free kindle books and short stories. Most of the novels are good. Some are even exciting. Thanks to Happy Reader Joyce for corralling all these stray free kindle books into a pen.
Note: This time there are quite a few good reads in here.
The Meeting Of the Waters: 7 Global Currents That Will Propel the Future Church by Fritz Kling and David C. Cook. Genre: 7 Trends Affecting the Church, Religious, Spiritual. Rated 4.5 stars on 34 reviews. 240 pages. A book about growing closer to the teachings of Jesus in a rapidly converging and changing world.
Chili Con Corpses (The Supper Club Mysteries) by J.B. Stanley. Genre: Mystery, Thriller, The Flab Five. Rated 4 stars on 10 reviews. 275 pages.
What A Demon Wants by Kathy Love. Genre: Paranormal Romance, Adoarbly Naive and Introverted Half-Demon, Too Much of a Demon in Bed. What a demon wants is the end of this Zombie and Vampire mania. 320 pages.
One September Morning by Rosalind Noonan. Genre: Romance, Historical Fiction, Iraq and Friendly Fire. Rated 4.5 stars on 7 reviews. 320 pages. The cover is absolutely, completely out of sync with what this book is supposedly about (friendly fire and a psychopath trying to take over someone else’s life).
Carinian’s Seeker: Vampire Council of Ethics, book 1 by T.J. Michaels. Genre: Fantasy, Futuristic and Ghost, Vampire Romance, Bad Boy Vampire. Not only are Vampires invisible in Mirrors, Photoshop isn’t kind on them either. Rated 4.5 stars on 13 reviews. 254 pages.
At first, I read the author’s name as T. J. Max. That would be appropriate – you know things are getting out of hand if even T. J. Maxx is writing Vampire Novels.
Songbird Under a German Moon by Tricia Goyer. Genre: 1945, post-war Nazi influences, Romance and Murder Mystery, Historical Fiction. Rated 4.5 stars on 17 reviews. 320 pages.
Touching Lace: Vaughn, book 1 by Anne Rainey. Genre: Erotica, Lace, Explicit Sex. Taking friendship to a whole new level. 234 kb in size.
Holy Bible, GOD’S WORD Translation (GW) (with direct verse lookup and book and chapter navigation) by Baker Publishing Group. Genre: God’s Word, Religious, Spiritual, Bible. Rated 4.5 stars on 15 reviews. 1,140 pages.
I Dream of Genies by Judi Fannell. Genre: Romance (Sultry Sex Scenes). Rated 4 stars on 13 reviews. This ‘cute as a Pink Persian kitten’ romance novel gets a Starred Review from Publishers Weekly. 610 kb in size.
A Measure of Mercy (Home to Blessing Series #1) by Lauraine Snelling. Genre: Religious, Spiritual. Rated 4.5 stars on 48 reviews. 368 pages.
Eighteen-year-old Astrid Bjorklund has always dreamed of becoming a doctor. She had intended to study medicine in Chicago or Grand Forks, but when a disaster wiped out a major portion of her family’s income, Astrid stayed home instead, receiving hands-on training from Dr. Elizabeth.
Joshua Landsverk left Blessing two years ago, but he’s never forgotten Astrid. Returning to town, he seeks to court her.
Love Finds You in Victory Heights, Washington (Love Finds YouTM) by Tricia Goyer. Genre: Religious, Spiritual, War, Historical Romance. Rated 4.5 stars on 23 reviews. 419 kb in size.
Queen of New Beginnings by Erica James. Genre: Contemporary Fiction. Rated 4 stars on 4 reviews. A book about starting over. 512 pages.
Marti Talbott’s Highlander Series 1 (Anna, Rachel & Charlet) by Marti Talbott. Genre: Family Saga, Highlander Women. Rated 4 stars on 16 reviews. It’s disappointing that Ms. Talbott couldn’t fit more into the title. 320 pages.
Demonmachy: Demonic Apocalypse (Messiah of Death) by Brant Danay. Genre: Horror, Fiction. Rated 5 stars on 7 reviews. This sounds very interesting. 426 kb in size.
As the universe slowly dies, all demonkind is at war in a tournament of genocide. The prize? Nirvana. The Necrodelic, a death addict who smokes the flesh of his victims as a drug, is determined to win this afterlife for himself. His quest has taken him to the planet Grystiawa, and into a duel with a dream-devouring snake demon who is more than he seems.
All’s Fair in Love & Seduction (The Elusive Lords, Book 2.5) by Beverly Kendall. Genre: Short and Sweet, Seduction. Rated 4.5 stars on 4 reviews. This title is really clever and the description isn’t half-bad either. 481 kb in size.
Killing Faith (A Gabriel De Sade Thriller) by Eric Meyer. Genre: Police Procedural, Thriller, Body Parts showing up in New York City. Rated 5 stars on 6 reviews. 392 kb in size. Another book that sounds very promising.
A Geek’s Guide To Get Laid!: Have Sex Even If You’re Fat, Ugly or Worse! by Dave Briner. Radio Show Host and Self-professed Geeks offers advice to Geek Men and Women on, well to put it as the author puts it, ‘getting laid’. The delicious irony of a book on getting laid having a cover that makes you want to claw your eyes out.
The Myth of the Garage by Dan and Heath, Chip Heath. A collection of the authors’ best columns for Fast Company Magazine. The authors wrote Switch and Made to Stick.
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Land of Corn Chips by Angela Carlie. Rated 4 stars on 5 reviews. Genre: Children’s Books, Action & Adventure.
Classmate Murders by Bob Moats. Genre: Murder Mystery, Class of ’67, Serial Killer. Rated 5 stars on 5 reviews. A book about a serial killer killing women from the class of ’67 has a 20 year old cheerleader on the cover. That makes sense.
I’m George, mwm, 52. A modern day love story.
Jinn Nation by Caroline Barnard-Smith. Genre: Horror, Dark and Sinister Vampire Story. Rated 4 stars on 2 reviews. 523 kb in size. Finally, a vampire novel that seems worth reading.
FOOL ME TWICE (The Jake Lassiter Series) by Paul Levine. Genre: Raucous Humor, High Adventure. Rated 4 stars on 4 reviews. 546 kb in size.
The Happiest Days by Iain Manson. 313 kb in size. Genre: Humor, Contemporary Fiction. The protagonist staggers from crisis to crisis.
The Covenant Secret: The Master Key to Success. The Secret to Entrepreneurship Success. In 107 kb.
Simmer All Night (Bad Luck Abroad) by Geralyn Dawson. Genre: Historical Romance, Victorian England, Two Texans in Love. 536 kb in size and a Top Pick according to Romatic Times magazine. Rated 4.5 stars on 12 reviews.
Signs and Wonders by Alex Adena. Genre: Religious Fiction, The Truth, Mysterious Things. Rated 4.5 stars on 14 reviews. 219 kb in size.
Neon Dragon (Michael Knight) by John F. Dobbyn. Genre: Legal Eagles, The Origins, Chinese Organized Crime. Rated 5 stars on 7 reviews. 264 pages.
Cold Turkey (Events Unlimited, Book One) by Janice Bennett. Genre: Suggestive Romance (scenes are not graphic), Murder Mystery. It’s the first time I’ve ever seen a Turkey on the cover of a romance novel. Suddenly the frothy lace and photoshopped heads don’t seem so bad. 274 pages.
Stuff to Die For by Don Bruns. Rated 4.5 stars on 13 reviews. Genre: Thriller. 283 pages. Starred Review from Booklist.
Blood Island by H. Terrell Griffin. Rated 4 stars on 12 reviews. Genre: Crime in Floida, Crime Fiction. 264 pages.
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Flash Gold (a steampunk novella set in the Yukon) (The Flash Gold Chronicles) by Lindsay Buroker. Rated 4.5 stars on 29 reviews. 230 kb in size. 80 pages.
Day of Sacrifice. A Short Story rated 4.5 stars on 21 reviews.
Lamppost by Malcolm W. Keyes. Rated 4.5 stars on 3 reviews. A Novelette. Which is like a 3-scoop ice cream cone without the three scoops.
Last Dance of a Black Widow by Bradley Convissar.
The Hole Between Mine and Yours: Liquid Logic from a Dirty Tumbler by Christina M. Grey. Rated 4.5 stars on 9 reviews.
Yesterday’s Gone: Episode 1. 100 page Horror Novella.
Wishing Well: A Short Story. Horror.
The Beggar’s Bowl. Lies and Thievery. This is, without a shadow of a doubt, the winner of ‘Ugliest Indie Novel Cover you could Imagine’.
The Gathering by Victorine E. Lieske. This short story is by an indie author who has hit the Top 100. So it might be good.
Zombie Tales: Primrose Court Apt. 502 by Robert DeCoteau. Rated 5 stars on 1 review.
Zombie Tales: Primrose Court Apt. 205 by Robert DeCoteau.
The Adventures of Be Boo and Dolly, Seasons. Short Stories for Kids.
The Green Door (Secret Doorway Tales). A Little girl with a big imagination.