Discounted Fantasy Kindle Books – May 7

Fantasy readers – we found two bestselling Kindle books on sale for you today. One is a dark read (think zombie apocalypse), and one is more literary with a touch of romance.

RUNNING WILD (the zombie novel) is $2.51 and GENEROSITY (the award-winning literary read) is $3.38. These deals are good on May 7th only.


Get Your Heart Thumping From This $2.99 Psychological Thriller – May 7

From the author of Chasing Amanda, comes an blood pumping suspenseful psychological thriller, TRACES OF KARA. In this novel, a killer slowly loses his sense of reality which starts to effect his evil plan and a woman comes to grips with her tragic past.  

TRACES OF KARA is a riveting novel that will leave you on the edge of your seat! If you have read any of her previous novels, you will not be disappointed with her lastest offering!

This is available for Kindle on May 7.


MELISSA FOSTER

Melissa Foster is an award-winning, International bestselling author. Her books have been recommended by USA Today’s book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other print venues. She is the founder of the Women’s Nest, a social and support community for women, the World Literary Cafe. When she’s not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success.
Favorite Food:  Ice cream and brownies

Favorite Place to Write: Anyplace surrounded by windows

Favorite Music: LOUD MUSIC must be playing when I write

Favorite TV Show: Grey’s anatomy

http://www.melissafoster.com


Dare To Read This Dark Fantasy For Less Than $5 – May 7

Nine strangers, linked by the inner whisperings of a mysterious little girl. Each must piece together the origins of their other-worldly abilities and the location of the white manor, where they will be reunited, and the questions that have plagued their existence will finally be answered.

SANCTUARY 12 is an epic pulp fantasy horror that harks back to the literature and film of the 70’s and 80’s. Fans of Neil Gaiman and Clive Barker will enjoy SANCTUARY 12.

For several years, author T.W. Malpass has been hard at work creating what he would call his ‘immortality mythology’ within the Fallen Gods Saga. This is the inaugural installment to this series. Tom Hiddleston would play the sinister Mr Cradleworth.

This is available on Kindle for $4.69 on May 7th.


T.W. MALPASS

Although T.W. Malpass is well read, he would consider himself more a student of film than of literature. His main passion is horror, and regularly attends London’s Film 4 Frightfest film festival. Like one of his favourite authors, Clive Barker, he believes that fantasy horror is the neglected offspring of the genre and feels there is a great wealth of originality and talent to be found there. The person that inspires him the most in life is Damien Echols (a talented artist in his own right, who is best known as one of the West Memphis Three http://www.wm3.org/) Malpass hopes to write at least 20 novels before he becomes worm food.

Favourite food – Chinese

Favourite place to write – close to nature

Favourite music – rock and metal

Favourite TV show – The Walking Dead

 www.fallen-gods.com/


Two Nonfiction Deals for May 6

Nonfiction readers: grab these two bestsellers while they’re on sale!

ALWAYS ON ($2.22) is about the current reality of constantly being pulled to electronics that are ‘always on’ in our pockets. BREAD & WINE ($3.99) is about food, family, and good conversation over the dinner table – complete with great recipes.

These deals are good on May 6.


Fantasy Bargains for May 6

THE ORACLE GLASS ($1.99) and THE WELL OF TEARS ($3.62) are both historical fantasies. The former takes you into the life of a 150-year-old witch in 17th-century France; the latter is set five centuries after Camelot. UNEARTHLY ($1.99) is a contemporary read – it’s a fantasy romance about a girl who has just discovered she’s an angel.

These deals are good on May 6.


Deals on Romance from Jackie Collins, Lisa Jackson, and Toni Blake – May 6

Jackie Collins, Lisa Jackson, and Toni Blake are all excellent romance authors. Lucky for all of us, these three literary women have books on sale today!

VENDETTA and LEFT TO DIE and both romantic suspense novels – they’re $2.99 and $0.99 respectively. ONE RECKLESS SUMMER is a contemporary romance – it’s only $0.99!

These deals are good on May 6.


Discounted Middle-Grade Fiction – May 6

Do you have middle-grade readers in your house? We snagged a few deals from HarperCollins for your youngsters today!

HERBERT’S WORMHOLE is a Science Fiction adventure about two friends who discover a break in the space/time continuum – it’s $1.99 today, and great for grades 3-7. SURVIVORS ($1.99) is from the author of the beloved WARRIORS series – it’s a fantasy adventure starring a dog! BIG NATE GOES FOR BROKE ($1.99) is a fun read that helps kids navigate friendships and social situations.

These deals are good on May 6!


Deals on Religious Reads for May 6

Harper Collins Publishers have sales on three great books in Religion and Spirituality today! CHRISTIANITY FOR THE REST OF US by Diana Butler Bass is the study of progressive and centrist churches in America – it’s $3.79 today. Oriah’s books, THE CALL and THE DANCE, $2.99 each, are introspective and inspirational reads in the spirituality genre.

These deals are good on May 6.


Go On A Journey Of Self-Discovery In This $0.99 Heartwarming Novel – May 6

In THE LAST SUPPER CATERING COMPANY, B. Thankful Childe-Lucknow, is a unique woman who  is psychic. Unfortunate events and a paint by numbers painting of the Last Supper, sends B. Thankful on a hero’s journey where she meets a cast of quirky, tenderhearted characters. Through these people, B. Thankful discovers why God made her special.

Readers who love Forrest Gump and The Secret Life of Bees will enjoy THE LAST SUPPER CATERING COMPANY.

The inspiration for writing The Last Supper Catering Company came to the author while listening to a piece on NPR about death row inmates and their last supper.

This is available on May 6.

EXCERPT:

My momma died on a hot August afternoon in 1950, right before I was born. My grandma, Little G, was out picking blackberries for pie making, and my momma-to-be was out hanging sheets on the line, when Little G heard a scream from across the yard. She looked up from her bucket of berries just in time to watch Momma begin a lazy fall, as if overcome by some long-held tiredness. The wooden clothespins flew from Momma’s hands, snapping at the air on the way down, looking for something to hold onto. Momma was dead by the time she hit the ground, her head resting on the damp pillowcase in her hand, her why questioning eyes looking up to God.


MICHAELENE MCELROY

I left my hectic life in California to spend the remainder of my days living in the woods on an island in the Puget Sound where life is simple and sweet. When I’m not writing, I can be found out on my four park-like acres running behind the mower, hacking down blackberry bushes, and dodging the occasional Bald Eagle flyby. There is a solid truth to be found in nature; a truth I try to impart in my writing. I write because stories are an important part of the evolution of the soul. A story will not touch the mind and heart of everyone who reads it, but it may touch one, and to me, that’s what writing is all about.

As a lover of fine chocolate, I’m currently working with Lavender Wind to create a line of chocolate products infused with the beautiful lavender they grow here on the island. During the spring and summer months, I can be found at the local farmers’ market in search of luscious greens, fresh goat cheese, and just-plucked-from-the-nest eggs. After a late breakfast, and weather permitting, I’ll sit on the deck and write, or perhaps just stare into the woods and wonder at the beauty of it all.

www.michaelenemcelroy.com


The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, only $2.99 in May

One of our favorite novelists has her best seller, The Namesake, on sale for $2.99 for Kindle this month. If you haven’t read this touching and masterfully written novel, now is the time to get it. 


Discover Your Faith In This Bible Study For Less Than $1 – May 5

In this four week mini Bible Study you will examine your faith and what it means to have faith in God. It was through the author’s faith in God that this book was written. 

Take a journey through careful study to find your FAITH with this helpful guide.

This is available for $0.99 on May 5. 


HEATHER BIXLER

I became an author because writing has always been my way of processing through my thoughts and feelings. Whenever I write I find I make room for more thoughts and ideas. I hope my writing will always glorify God in some way. I like to write to the broken because I too am broken.

Favorite Food: My favorite food is anything from the cheesecake factory.

Favorite Place to Write: I love to write in my living room as I look out my back door.

Favorite TV Show: My favorite TV show right now is Murder She Wrote, which is now streaming on Netflix. 

www.heatherbixler.com


Get A Good Scare From This Supernatural Pulp Thriller For Less Than $1 – May 5

It’s time to pay the piper in this frightening thriller, REAPER’S WALK: HELLSTONE. Follow The Reaper’s Walk as Lita and her family form fragile alliances and fight desperate battles with demons, werewolves, witches, and vampires in an attempt to capture the Circle of Stones and escape their fate. 

Readers who love Dean Koontz and Stephen King will enjoy REAPER’S WALK : HELLSTONE. 
 

The idea for this book came from the author’s observation of an unused tract of land. What if it was in a metro area and was unused because it was cursed. Zoe Saldana would make an awesome Lita.

This is also available for $0.99 on Nook May 5.

EXCERPT:

The demon smiled. “You are protected… for now, but we shall see.” Laughing, Nacurus vanished, leaving a burn mark on the living room floor. Eva sat on the couch and looked up at the girls, who stood there looking stunned. “We need to put some protection spells on the house ’cause he’ll be back, and he won’t be coming alone.”


DON FRANKLIN

Growing up, Don was always afraid and fascinated by the Grim Reaper. When he decided to start writing, people told him to write about what he knew. Sci Fi and horror stories and movies have always been tops in his book, so it was only natural that he chose them as his genre. Don was born in 1965 in a small town in South Carolina, moving to Vermont in 2006. He spends as much time as he can being with his children and writing. He is a member of the New England Horror Writers.

 Stephen King is my favorite author. I have always been impressed with his ability to make the readers feel as if they were a part of the story

www.donfranklin.wordpress.com/


Revenge Comes At A Cost In This $0.99 Thriller – May 5

ADJUSTING JOURNAL ENTRIES is the captivating conclusion to the Eviscerating the Snake trilogy. You will find twists and turns of the intricate plot are woven together in a wicked harmony. This book is a modern day version of the classic revenge, The Count of Monte Cristo – the author’s inspiration.

Fans of Sandra Brown and Janet Evanovich will enjoy ADJUSTING JOURNAL ENTRIES. Angelina Jolie would be perfect in the lead role. 

This is available on Kindle May 5th.

EXCERPT:

Audra Tanner never realized how far and deep the ripple she created in her revenge pool would extend. Now as the dust settles on the explosion that rocked not only her life, but the lives of countless others, Audra must fight to gain control over her life. Because others are out to end it.


ASHLEY FONTAINNE

Do you like to read a novel that makes you grip your kindle with intensity? A story that keeps you up until the wee hours of the night as you read just one more chapter? Me too! Which is the exact reason that I decided to write in the suspense/thriller genre! Find out just how steep the price of revenge truly is in the third and final installment of the Eviscerating the Snake series, Adjusting Journal Entries! I invite you to visit my website at www.ashleyfontainne.com and listen to my show on ArtistFirst Radio Network every Sunday night at 8 pm EST at www.artistfirst.com

Favorite food: anything Italian

Favorite place to write: wherever inspiration hits!

Favorite TV show: Law & Order: SVU & The Big Bang Theory

www.ashleyfontainne.com


Take A Break From the Prose And Try A Little Poetry For Less Than $1 – May 5

BECOMING is a rousing composition of poems about utilizing your God-given talents and gifts in such a way that leads to a life of fulfillment. 

After searching, comes knowing — BECOMING: THE LIFE & MUSINGS OF A GIRL POET is a small collection of inspirational poems and articles and is the follow-up to the award-winning book Unscrambled Eggs.

This is available for $0.99 on Kindle May 5.


NADIA JANICE BROWN

Nadia Janice Brown is a poet, writer living in Florida. Her poetry and articles have appeared in national and international magazines, and literary journals. She is also the founder of www.author-promotion.com.

www.nadiajbrown.com


3 Kindle Literary Fiction Best Sellers for Less – May 4

We highly recommend all 3 of these literary fiction Kindle book. The iconic and unique A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving is $1.99 today. Michael Chabon, made famous by his novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, is offering his acclaimed novel, Wonder Boys, for $3.49 today (save over $10).   We Live in Water  is an entertaining collection of short stories by NYT best selling author Jess Walter. Enjoy!


Find Yourself Breathless From The Non-Stop Action In This $0.99 Spy Thriller – May 4

Martin Calvary, a British soldier turned assassin for MI6, has had enough of the killing and wants out. His employers agree to let him go, on condition that he carries out one last hit in Prague. The only problem is, he’s not the only one after his target. The Czech mafia are interested, as is the Russian intelligence service… SEVERANCE KILL is a breakneck-paced action thriller with a stunning twist.

Fans of Jack Reacher and Jason Bourne will enjoy SEVERANCE KILL.

Be drawn into the fast paced and relentless action by getting this today!

This is available on May 4. 


TIM STEVENS

Tim Stevens is a British doctor living near London. In addition to three daughters, he’s the father of four thriller novels, including the best-selling RATCATCHER. He enjoys travel, and wonders why the beautiful cities he visits always seem to end up getting demolished in his books.

www.timstevensblog.wordpress.com/


Discover The Truth In This Romantic Mystery For Less Than $1 – May 4 & 5

A tightly woven tale of love, possession, and concealed histories, SHE BELONGS TO ME follows a man who finds his wife unconscious, clinging to life. Was it a suicide attempt, or a sinister force from her former life?

Readers who enjoyed Safe Haven and Whiskey Beach will like SHE BELONGS TO ME. 

SHE BELONGS TO ME was inspired by the author’s twenty-three year marriage to a police officer. We see Chris Pine as the star of this novel. 

This is also available on Nook and Apple for $0.99 on May 5.


CARMEN DESOUSA

As an avid reader, I’ll read about anything I can get my hands on, but I love romantic-suspense novels. The only problem was I couldn’t find exactly what I wanted. I yearned for stories filled with a fifty/fifty split of romance and mystery. I craved meaning and purpose and for the writer to sweep me off my feet without trying to shock me with graphic or violent scenes. Since it was becoming more difficult to find the perfect tale, I decided to write it. Three years later, I have two bestselling romantic-suspense novels and two bestselling short stories. And now I’m addicted to writing as much as I am reading. I have enough stories in my head to fill a small bookstore, so I hope to continue sharing them with all my avid-reader friends who enjoy reading stories as much as I enjoy writing them.

Favorite Food: Blueberry muffins and Pizza, though, not at the same time.

Favorite Place to Write: I have a home office that looks out over my Florida backyard, while not large, I love watch the pool water as it reflects off the ceiling.

Favorite Music: Pandora is almost always tuned to my favorite station, Yiruma, modern-day piano.

www.carmendesousa.com/


Listen For Rapping At Your Door In This $4.99 Fantasy – May 4

NEVERMORE said the Raven, NEVERMORE…

When Edgar Allan Poe visits The Lake Drummond Motel, and The Great Dismal Swamp, he finds himself caught up in one of his own tales. With his familiar, a crow named Grimm, Lenore, an artist who frees trapped spirits, and others he must unravel the mystery locked away in an ancient fairy tale before it’s too late to save those he loves.

Fans of Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, and Clive Barker will love NEVERMORE!

NEVERMORE was inspired by the author’s reading old North Carolina folklore about two trees thought to contain spirits. Matthew McConaughey would be perfect as Poe. 

This is also available on Nook.

EXCERPT:

Edgar tried to finish the story, to give it a proper ending, and seal away the shadows, but as he worked, the images faded. He fought a losing battle with his mind for control of the words. He heard the loud flutter of wings. He saw the dead man’s blood, seeping into the ground. He saw a woman’s startled face, and a drawing, a tree, and then a stream of faces, one after the other, roaring directly at him and dissipating to smoke as they brushed his eyelashes. And then – as suddenly as it all began – it was gone. He sat stunned, staring at the scratched, torn paper on the table and the ruined, brutalized tip of his pen. Grimm was nowhere to be seen, and from what seemed very far away, he heard a woman’s cry, and the crash of something falling.


DAVID NIALL WILSON

David Niall Wilson has been writing professionally since the mid 1980s. His first novel, “This is My Blood,” won critical acclaim and has become something of a cult classic. Over the ensuing years, David has been president of the Horror Writer’s Association, won the Bram Stoker Award for poetry and short fiction, and had over thirty novels and collections published. His series, The novel Nevermore, originally planned to be a flashback in the next installment of his DeChance Chronicles, blends characters and settings from a great number of his novels, including “Darkness Falling,” “The Not Quite Right Reverend Cletus J. Diggs & The Currently Accepted Habits of Nature,” “Kali’s Tale – Book IV of The DeChance Chronicles,” and even his other popular series – written with author Aaron Rosenberg – the Novels of the O.C.L.T. A Prolific author, David lives near the setting of this novel, not far from The Great Dismal Swamp, where he also runs Crossroad Press – one of the fastest growing digital publishing houses in the world.

Favorite Food: I love Sushi and steak, wine and whiskey, and pie. One of my books is “American Pies, Baking With Dave the Pie Guy” and I take those pies seriously.

Favorite Place to Write: My favorite place to write is in my armchair, ergonomic keyboard in my lap and either my cockatiel Tiki Kowalski on my shoulder, or my dog, Gizmo, at my feet.

Favorite Music: If I listen to music while writing, it is usually something moody, like Concrete Blonde, Depeche Mode, Steeleye Span – or old blues.

Favorite TV Show: I love a lot of television shows, but I’m most taken currently with Castle, being a show about a writer – and even more amused by the novels that have ensued, written by a fictional character on a television show about a fictional character.

www.davidniallwilson.com


Find Yourself Spellbound By This Gripping $0.99 Mystery – May 4

A baroness poisoned . . . A family masking dark secrets . . . and one woman determined to uncover the truth. DEATH IN BAGHERIA, a Serafina Florio mystery, is a captivating tale of murder and deceit set in 19th century Sicily.

Fans of the Murdoch Mysteries will love DEATH IN BAGHERIA. 

This book is a continuation of the Serafina Florio mystery series. In DEATH IN BAGHERIA , the danger that Serafina feels in the first two novels will come to a head here. Zoe Wanamaker would make a wonderful Serafina. 
 

This is available on May 4.


SUSAN RUSSO ANDERSON

Oils are great but words are a better medium in which to paint. So I write to understand.

My favorite things include first cup of coffee and writing; Mozart masses and Puccini operas and walking and working out; reading and Italian food and ice cream and chocolate and TV on Sunday nights and hanging with my grandkids anytime.

www.susanrussoanderson.com



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