In our once-a-week roundup of the best ebook bargains and new releases, we spotlight a box set (three-book collection) from a top British thriller author, a supernatural mystery with a message from beyond, a page-turner from a journalist turned crime fiction author and a romantic comedy set in the Florida Keys.
Indie ebook spotlight
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99 cents on Kindle for a limited time ($18.99 print)
London Crime Thriller: Desecration, Delirium, Deviance (box set)
By J.F. Penn
British suspense: Follow detective Jamie Brooke and grudging psychic Blake Daniel as they race through London to solve gruesome murders, stop twisted killers, and bring dark truths to light in this fast-paced trio of books.
Free on Kindle for a limited time ($11.99 print)
Rosecliff Manor Haunting
By Cheryl Bradshaw
Publisher: Pixie Publishing (the author’s imprint)
Supernatural thriller: Spine-tingling suspense from a USA Today bestselling author: Psychic Addison dreams of twin girls calling out to her from beyond the grave. Vivian and Grace need someone to investigate their deaths, which may not have been accidental after all.
Top ebook deals of the week
99 cents on Kindle for a limited time ($12.80 print)
By R.G. Belsky
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing (a small independent publisher)
Crime fiction: Journalist Clare Carlson finds her integrity tested when she revisits the unsolved kidnapping case that made her famous. An “engrossing mystery” (Publishers Weekly) from an author with “a masterful talent for wordplay, one that holds you tight until all is revealed” (Steve Berry).
$2.99 on Kindle for a limited time
Island Life Sentence
By Carrie Jo Howe
Publisher: Unbound Digital (a crowdfunding publisher)
Romantic comedy: In a moment of weakness, Peg Savage agrees to move from Chicago to Key West. But when her husband leaves for a long-term job, Peg and her trusty dog are left to navigate tropical wildlife, eccentric locals and an impending hurricane.
Free on Kindle for a limited time ($14.99 print)
By Jennifer Foehner Wells
Publisher: Blue Bedlam (the author’s imprint)
#5 Free in Kindle Store
Sci-fi: Since the 1960s, a disabled alien ship has drifted in the asteroid belt. But now a NASA crew discovers the ship isn’t abandoned after all. More than 2,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads.
Free on Kindle for a limited time ($13.99 print)
By Jana DeLeon
Thriller: PI Shaye Archer takes on the baffling case of Emma Frederick, a woman convinced that her abusive husband is out to get her—except Emma killed her husband weeks ago. With more than 1,000 five-star Amazon reviews.
99 cents on Kindle for a limited time ($9.99 print)
Body Wisdom Journal: 40 Days to Heal & Listen to Your Body’s Intuition
By Alegra Loewenstein
Holistic medicine: If you struggle with low self-esteem, body image issues or a lack of self-love, this little tome may set you on a course correction. In just 5-10 minutes per day, you can connect with your body intuition and discover your path to healing pain and changing your body perception.
Free on Kindle for a limited time
When Danger Calls
By Terry Odell
#5 Free in Kindle Store
Suspense: When mercenaries target black ops agent Ryan, single mom Frankie and her young daughter get caught in the crossfire. Can Ryan protect the pair who have come to mean more than he ever imagined?
Indie Film Watch
A scene from “Annihilation.”
You may know Alex Garland as “Oh ya, that guy.” He wrote “The Beach” (2000), which turned into a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, and directed the 2015 film “Ex Machina.” His newest indie production, “Annihilation,” stars Natalie Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh. In it, a biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don’t apply.
In select theaters and on select streaming services