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Complicated Creatures Part One by Alexi Lawless available free for limited time on Nook and Kiindle

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Genre: Romantic Suspense

Samantha Wyatt is the mastermind behind an elite protection agency in the heart of downtown Chicago. As a former U.S. military interrogator, she is no stranger to high-stakes, high-risk negotiations. But when she purchases the penthouse next to Chicagoland’s most well-known lothario, she realizes her new neighbor might one of the toughest negotiators she’s ever come up against. Because Jack Roman doesn’t want just one incredible night. He wants her

Jack Roman is a power player in Chicago’s real estate empire. He lives to work, loves to play, and makes no commitments—until he meets his match in the striking and elusive Samantha Wyatt. Intrigued by her self-possession and disarmed by a vulnerability she cannot hide, Jack pursues Samantha into her dangerous present only to run headfirst into her enigmatic past when she takes on the renowned war photographer Wesley Elliott as a client. The stakes are raised when Jack realizes: the only woman he wants may be the one he cannot have…

Note to the Reader: Complicated Creatures is the first novel in a provocative action thriller series… and it ends on a cliffhanger, be warned! Recommended for readers 18+ for mature content…

Other books in the series:

Complicated Creatures Part Two: Hell or High Water: An International Romantic Suspense Thriller


 

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All the Dancing Birds by Auburn  McCanta available free for limited time on Kindle

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Genre: medical fiction

IPPY Gold Winner for Popular Fiction, Benjamin Franklin Silver Medal

Lillie Claire Glidden is unraveling. She knows she’s in trouble when she finds her wallet and keys deep in the refrigerator, smelling of lettuce and forgetfulness. Not even her favorite California red wine can dull the pain of the dreaded diagnosis: Alzheimer’s.

As her language starts to fail and words disappear, Lillie Claire is determined to find a way to pass on the lessons she learned as a child on a Southern porch. Surrounded by family and caregivers, she fights to hold on to the details of her life, and to recognize the woman in the mirror for as long as possible.

Told from Lillie Claire’s perspective, All the Dancing Birds offers a beautiful and terrifying look into the secret mind of those touched–and ultimately changed–by the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease.


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Kumquat by Jeff Strand available free for limited time on Kindle

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Genre: romantic comedy

“Strand creates two endearing characters and infuses their relationship with an unexpected depth, humanity and tenderness, while managing to keep it grounded in reality with wicked humor.” — Examiner.com

From the “wickedly funny” Jeff Strand (says Publishers Weekly) comes a comedy about love, death, hot dogs, TV, and obscure fruit.

Thirty-five-year-old introvert Todd Bryan hasn’t really done much with his life, and he’s okay with that. Until, at a painfully bad film festival, he meets Amy Husk. She’s attractive. She’s funny. She’s quirky. And…she has an inoperable brain aneurysm and not much time to live. She may not even make it to the long-awaited final episode of EXIT RED, the Greatest. Show. Ever.

She convinces him that they should do something crazy and frivolous. And suddenly Todd, a guy who doesn’t do spontaneity, is on an insane road trip from Florida to Rhode Island with a woman he barely knows, just to visit a really cool hot dog place.

Many things will go wrong. But, hey, many things will go right, too. There’s a hook-handed hitchhiker and some property destruction. Maybe some sex. A kumquat will probably be relevant at some point, although not during the sex (if there is any).

A laugh-out-loud comedy, a touching love story, and a cross-country adventure, KUMQUAT is a story about making the most out of the time you’ve got.

If that doesn’t interest you, there’s also a gummi bear tractor.


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Burning Eagle by Navin Weeraratne available free for limited time on Nook

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Burning Eagle available on Kindle for $0.99

Genre: Science fiction

A hundred years ago, Super Sapient AIs made first ever contact with intelligent life from outside our solar system. Millions died.

A century later, an expeditionary force arrives to liberate the first human world to fall. Among them is an outcast officer, a rebel smuggler, and a soldier in a secret pact.
They are unprepared for what they find.

The AI cabal that guides Humanity discovers evidence of Post-Singularity beings among the aliens. However, they are puzzled by their hostility. Can peaceful contact between the governing minds be achieved? Can they balance this against the existential danger of a genocidal opponent?

On the conquered human world, they begin to learn the darker picture of the galaxy’s history.

Burning Eagle is about a Transhumanist society that goes to war. Hard science fiction readers of Alastair Reynolds’ Revelation Space, James S. A. Corey’s Expanse, or the Mass Effect universe, should consider it. Readers who appreciate Dan Abnett and John Scalzi’s military science fiction, will also not go wanting.