This week we highlight three crime thrillers, a young adult adventure, a modern romance, a cyberpunk technothriller, a guide to a happy retirement and more.
All titles (except one) range from free to 99 cents. And our indie film of the week looks at the world’s most daring free climber.
This week’s top curated picks:
Indie ebook spotlight
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Free on Kindle for a limited time
Greed: An Amber Monroe Crime Thriller
By C.M. Sutter
Crime thriller: Washburn County Deputy Amber Monroe is following in the footsteps of her sister. When two men are discovered on the outskirts of North Bend, each with a bullet to the head, Amber’s team hits the highway in search of a killer. But soon Amber winds up on the killer’s short list.
99 cents on Kindle for a limited time ($10.99 print)
The Wolf and the Rain
By Tanya Lee
Young adult action & adventure: Anarchy to the north, a highly controlled military state to the south, and the girl that will change everything. The Hunger Games meets The Handmaid’s Tale in this new dystopian series set in a post-climate change world.
Top ebook deals of the week
Free on Kindle for a limited time ($12.95 print)
Escape, A New Life
By David Antocci
#1 Free in Action Thriller Fiction in the Kindle Store
Action thriller: After surviving a tropical storm, Abby wakes up in an unfamiliar environment. As she attempts to flee from a violent man and his followers, will she escape — or land in even greater danger? A fast-moving tale with nearly 600 five-star Amazon reviews.
Free on Kindle for a limited time ($14.99 print)
The Arcadia Falls Chronicles
By Jennifer Malone Wright
#1 Free in Paranormal & Urban Fantasy
Paranormal: In this gripping paranormal collection, hunters and vampires are engaged in a brutal war. It’s up to Chloe and her band of friends to defeat the undead — and save humanity.
Free on Kindle for a limited time ($8.99 print)
By K.M. Scott
Publisher: Copper Key Media (the author’s imprint)
#1 Free in Paranormal romance in the Kindle Store
Contemporary romance: Ian, a bestselling writer, becomes obsessed with beautiful Kristina — and once they fall for each other, their chemistry is impossible to control. From a USA Today bestselling author.
99 cents on Kindle until Monday, Oct. 22 ($13.99 print)
By Phoenix Ward
Science fiction: A scientist with another person’s mind installed into his brain must prove his innocence when he’s framed for a terror attack on a cybernetics lab. This novel is the first in the cyberpunk technothriller Installed Intelligence series.
Free on Kindle for a limited time
By Rick Mofina
Publisher: Carrick Publishing (a boutique publisher)
#1 Free in Crime Thrillers in the Kindle Store
Crime thriller: After his plane crashes in the rugged Rocky Mountains, officer Will Fortin’s prisoner transport assignment becomes a powerful struggle for survival. Library Journal calls Mofina “one of the best thriller writers in the business.”
99 cents on Kindle for a limited time ($12.99 print)
Autumn Magic (The Thorne Witches Book 2)
By T.M. Cromer
Fantasy: One powerful witch. One warlock in training. One failed relationship between them. An old enemy knocking at the door. What could possibly go wrong?
99 cents on Kindle until Saturday at midnight ($13.99 print)
Three Heart Echo
By Keary Taylor
Paranormal suspense: After the senseless murder of her fiancé, Iona Faye can’t move on. There was no happily ever after, and no goodbye. Desperate for closure, she goes to see Roselock’s one and only reclusive inhabitant, Sully Whitmore. When Iona demands he speak to Jack for her one last time, he knows something is wrong.
$2.99 on Kindle for a limited time ($14.99 print)
Winning at Retirement
By Patrick Foley and Kristin Hillsley
Publisher: FH Press (the authors’ imprint)
Nonfiction: A practical, inspirational and fun guide to finding happiness in retirement. The book covers topics such as investing, Medicare, Social Security and wellness, but also delves into more important issues like “who are you going to be in retirement?”
Indie Film Watch
Alex Honnold in “Free Solo.”
The filmmakers follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever climb Yosemite’s 3,000-foot-high El Capitan with no ropes or safety gear. The portrait follows the daredevil as he talks through the prospects of death; then, the filmmakers take us there, with extraordinary cinematic finesse. Hang on for one wild ride.
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