24 Free Kindle Books and 23 Kindle Book Deals for Friday Afternoon, August 31, 2012

Disclaimer: Prices Change. It’s 5:10 pm EST and all books were free FOR EVERYONE in the US (you didn’t have to have Prime). Please check the Price BEFORE buying – especially if you are reading this post on Saturday, September 1.

Credits: Jake, Official Kindle Forum.

Free Kindle Books – Full List at Amazon

Free Kindle Books – Romance

  1. Gold Mountain by JoMarie Lodge. Price: Free. Genre: Romance, Historical, Set in San Francisco’s Chinatown during the 1906 Earthquake and Fire. Rated 5 stars on 3 reviews. 190 pages.
  2. [Novella] The Five Kisses (A Sweet Deception Regency) by Karla Darcy. Price: Free. Genre: Romance, Historical, Regency. Rated 4.9 stars on 7 reviews. 78 pages.
  3. [Short Story] On Ellicott Street by Davee Jones. Price: Free. Genre: Romance, Second Chances, for Mature Audiences. Rated 4.8 stars on 5 reviews. 54 pages.
  4. Wolf Island by Cheryl Gorman. Price: Free. Genre: Romance, Suspense, a British Teacher travels to Maine to find her missing sister. Rated 4.7 stars on 3 reviews. 238 pages.
  5. ** [Repeat from March 9, 2012] Tuesday’s Child (Book 1 of Psychic Visions) by Dale Mayer and Pat Thomas. Price: Free. Genre: Romance, Paranormal, Suspense. Rated 4.4 stars on 70 reviews. 326 pages.
  6. The Model Husband (The Rakehell Regency Romance Series) by Sorcha MacMurrough. Price: Free. Genre: Romance, Historical, Regency. Rated 4 stars on 4 reviews. 389 pages.
  7. ** [Repeat from March 6, 2012] Beautiful Sins: Leigha Lowery by Jennifer Hampton. Price: Free. Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Paranormal. Rated 3.1 stars on 82 reviews. 248 pages.

Free Kindle Books – Thrillers & Mysteries

  1. Huntress by Gus Leodas. Price: Free. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Revenge Thriller, Action & Adventure. Rated 5 stars on 9 reviews. 389 pages.
  2. Death of a Carpet Dealer by Karin Wahlberg and Neil Betteridge. Price: Free. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Police Procedural set in Turkey and Sweden. Rated 5 stars on 3 reviews. 394 pages.
  3. The Killer’s Co-op by Richard Howes. Price: Free. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Police Procedural, Action & Adventure. Rated 5 stars on 3 reviews. 376 pages.
  4. Preemptive by Douglas Grant. Price: Free. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Historical Thriller, Action & Adventure. Rated 4.9 stars on 9 reviews. 246 pages.
  5. * [Repeat from March 2, 2012] Rock & Roll Homicide (Rock & Roll Mystery Series) by RJ McDonnell. Price: Free. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Hard-Boiled. Rated 4.7 stars on 24 reviews. 267 pages.

Free Kindle Books – Christian

  1. *** [Repeat from 2011] Code Blue: Prescription for Trouble Series #1 by Richard Mabry. Price: Free. Genre: Christian, Religious Fiction, Mystery, Medical. Rated 3.4 stars on 93 reviews. 290 pages.

Free Kindle Books – Fantasy, Science Fiction & Horror

  1. Soul Seeker (The World of Lasniniar Book 1) by Jacquelyn Smith. Price: Free. Genre: Fantasy, Epic. Rated 4.2 stars on 8 reviews. 440 pages.

Free Kindle Books – Children & Young Adult

  1. The Retreat (Olivia Hart and the Gifted Program) by Alana Siegel. Price: Free. Genre: Young Adult, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Romance. Rated 5 stars on 6 reviews. 162 pages.
  2. Herkimer’s Big Day: Herkimer the Police Horse Meets a Young Girl Named Sammy (Herkimer Tales) by Sandy Tyler and Brian Williams. Price: Free. Genre: Children. Rated 5 stars on 3 reviews. 24 pages.
  3. Samantha Hatches the Chicken Egg (Samantha Series of Chapter Books) by Daisy Griffin and Matthew Gauvin. Price: Free. Genre: Children. Rated 5 stars on 1 review. 60 pages.
  4. *** [Free Book of the Afternoon] [Repeat from 2011] Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, Book One)) by Eoin Colfer. Price: Free. Genre: Young Adult and Preteen, Mystery, Action & Adventure, Well-Reviewed. Rated 4.2 stars on 475 reviews. 300 pages.
  5. ** [Repeat from March 12, 2012] Breathless: Book One of the Jason and Azazel Trilogy by V. J. Chambers. Price: Free. Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance. Rated 4 stars on 53 reviews. 360 pages.
  6. Arena One: Slaverunners (Book #1 of the Survival Trilogy) (Part One) by Morgan Rice. Price: Free. Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Action & Adventure. Rated 3 stars on 70 reviews. 176 KB.

Free Kindle Books – Various Genres (Fiction) including Adventure

  1. Going For Broke by Nina Howard. Price: Free. Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Chick Lit. Rated 5 stars on 5 reviews. 240 pages.

Free Kindle Books – Non Fiction

  1. The How to Book on Creating a Beautiful Container Garden: The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Container Garden all will Envy by Jonah Green. Price: Free. Genre: Non Fiction, Home & Garden. Rated 5 stars on 4 reviews. 38 pages.
  2. Homemade Jelly and Jam Recipes – 35 Recipes To Make Delicious Jams and Jellies from Scratch by Hillbilly Housewife. Price: Free. Genre: Non Fiction, Cooking & Food, Preserves. Rated 4.9 stars on 16 reviews. 82 pages.
  3. Welcome to the Club! Surviving Cancer, One Laugh at a Time by Myles Beskind. Price: Free. Genre: Non Fiction, Heath, Mind & Body, Motivational, Advice & How-to. Rated 4.9 stars on 7 reviews. 117 pages.
  4. How to Write a Non-Fiction Book in 3 1/2 Days by Kristen Eckstein. Price: Free. Genre: Non Fiction, Reference, Writing, Motivational. Rated 4.5 stars on 4 reviews. 31 pages.
  5. e-Stereograms – 3D Images for the Kindle by John Craig. Price: Free. Genre: Non Fiction, Puzzles & Games. Rated 3.4 stars on 7 reviews. 101 pages.

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Deals after this point.
**********Kindle Book Deals – NOT Free, Just CHEAP ***********

PLEASE check prices BEFORE buying. These were all deals at 5:02 pm EST – However, prices change.

Today’s Deal (Not Free, just Cheap)

Kindle Books – Romance

  1. ** Haunted (Book 2, The Caged Series) by Amber Lynn Natusch. Price: $2.99. Genre: Romance, Paranormal, Suspense, Action & Adventure. Rated 4.8 stars on 46 reviews. 230 pages.
  2. ** Bound by Blood (The Garner Witch Series) by P.A. Lupton. Price: $0.99. Genre: Romance, Paranormal, Suspense, Women Sleuths, Action & Adventure. Rated 4 stars on 67 reviews. 361 pages.

Kindle Books – Thrillers & Mysteries

  1. [Free for Prime] The Gin Palace (Book Three of The Gin Palace Trilogy) by Daniel Judson. Price: $0.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Private Eye turned Cabbie, Hard-Boiled. Rated 4.9 stars on 7 reviews. 222 pages.
  2. ** The Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin) by M. C. Beaton. Price: $2.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, British Detectives, Strong and Funny Woman Sleuth, Well-Reviewed. Rated 4.5 stars on 64 reviews. 276 pages.
  3. ** Opening Day: A Matt Davis Mystery (Matt Davis Mystery Series) by Joe Perrone Jr. Price: $3.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Police Procedural set in rural Upstate New York. Rated 4.5 stars on 39 reviews. 324 pages.
  4. The Gingerbread House: Volume 1 (Hammarby) by Carin Gerhardsen. Price: $4.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Swedish Police Procedural, Women Sleuths. Rated 4.4 stars on 22 reviews. 255 pages.
  5. *** [Repeat from 2011] Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny.  Price: $2.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Police Procedural set in Quebec, Publishers Weekly and Booklist Starred Reviews. Rated 4.4 stars on 173 reviews. 385 pages.
  6. ** The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino and Alexander O. Smith. Price: $2.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Japanese Police Procedural, Winner of the Naoki Prize for Best Novel. Rated 4.1 stars on 76 reviews. 305 pages.
  7. ** As the Twig is Bent: A Matt Davis Mystery by Joe Perrone Jr. Price: $3.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Police Procedural set in NYC, Contains Graphic Sexual Material. Rated 4 stars on 80 reviews. 318 pages.
  8. ** The Indian Bride (Inspector Sejer Mysteries) by Karin Fossum and Charlotte Barslund. Price: $1.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, Norwegian Police Procedural, Booklist and Publishers Weekly Starred Reviews. Rated 3.7 stars on 94 reviews. 400 pages.
  9. ** Whose Body? (Lord Peter Wimsey) by Dorothy L. Sayers. Price: $0.99. Genre: Thrillers & Mysteries, First of the Whimsey Series, British Detectives, Well-Reviewed. Rated 3.8 stars on 64 reviews. 146 pages.

Kindle Books – Fantasy, Science Fiction & Horror

  1. Children of the Blood (The Sundered) by Michelle Sagara West. Price: $2.99. Genre: Fantasy, Epic. Rated 4.7 stars on 7 reviews. 315 pages.
  2. *** John Dies at the End by David Wong. Price: $3.99. Genre: Horror, Humor, Well-Reviewed. Rated 4.5 stars on 392 reviews. 479 pages.
  3. Lady of Mercy by Michelle Sagara West. Price: $0.99. Genre: Fantasy, Epic. Rated 4.4 stars on 5 reviews. 354 pages.

Kindle Books – Children & Young Adult

  1. *** [Now $6.99] The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) by Ellen Raskin. Price: $6.99. Genre: Young Adult and Preteen, Mystery, Booklist Starred Review. Rated 4.4 stars on 768 reviews. 228 pages.
  2. *** [Young Adult Book Deal of the Day] [Was $9.35 last week — Now $1.99] Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Price: $1.99. Genre: Young Adult and Preteen, Fantasy, Mystery set in an abandoned orphanage on a mysterious island, Well-Reviewed. Rated 4.1 stars on 974 reviews. 348 pages.
  3. *** The Call of the Wild (Puffin Classics) by Jack London and Melvin Burgess. Price: $0.99. Genre: Children of all ages, Classic Adventure, Dogs. Rated 4.1 stars on 545 reviews. 168 pages.
  4. The Complete Wizard of Oz Collection by L. Frank Baum. Price: $0.95. Genre: Children of all ages, Classic Fantasy. Rated 4 stars on 20 reviews. 2235 pages.

Kindle Books – Various Genres (Fiction) including Adventure

  1. ** [Was $3.50 in June — Now $1.99] Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon Uris. Price: $1.99. Genre: Literary Fiction, Post WWII Berlin. Rated 4.5 stars on 62 reviews. 810 pages.
  2. ** One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf. Price: $3.99. Genre: Literary Fiction, Thriller, Parents and their Children, Well-Reviewed. Rated 4.4 stars on 53 reviews. 375 pages.
  3. *** [Was $3.99 in July — Now $1.99] The Color Purple by Alice Walker. Price: $1.99. Genre: Literary Fiction, Women’s Lives. Rated 4.3 stars on 494 reviews. 314 pages.
  4. *** [Book Deal of the Day] [Was $7.92 in August — Now $1.99] The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.  Price: $1.99. Genre: Literary Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Well-Reviewed. Rated 4 stars on 1,865 reviews. 244 pages.

Kindle Books – Non Fiction

  1. [Alternate Book Deal of the Day] [Free for Prime] The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow. Price: $1.99. Genre: Non Fiction, Inspirational. Rated 4.5 stars on 1,250 reviews. 217 pages.

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