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Daily Deals: A variety of deals for under $1.99

Do you have any money left after today? These deals require only a few dollars.  In addition to the book deals, Audible is offering a great sale called “Treat Yourself” and there are over 100 audiob books at $4.95.  I don’t believe you need a membership for these prices.

Also, don’t forget these freebies from Amazon. To get you hooked on Whispersync for Voice, Amazon is offering a few free classics in Kindle and Audio.

Bluestone Homecoming    by     MJ FredrickBluestockingne Homecoming by M.J. Frederick. $ .99

From the Jacket Copy:

War correspondent Leo Hansen returns to his hometown of Bluestone Lake, Minnesota, when his parents notify him his young son is having trouble fitting in at school. Leo doesn’t know how to be a single parent since the death of his wife, and he certainly has no desire to return to Bluestone. But he needs a place for his son, a place where he’ll be with family, while Leo does his job. He’ll stay long enough to get Max settled, then go back to work.

School counselor Trinity Madison watches Leo struggle with his son, trying to overcome the mental barricade she’s erected against the man who sent his son away when he’s perfectly capable of caring for the child. The situation brings about her own unsettled feelings about giving her child up for adoption when she was young. But as she observes Leo’s difficulties, his sacrifices, she softens toward the man.

While he’s in town, he ends up working with some old friends and Trinity on a committee to revitalize Bluestone. The former resort town is struggling and looking for ways to bring tourists back. Leo finds himself charmed, then smitten with the feisty counselor, but will he still love her when he learns her secret?

MG Frederick is part of the Wet Noddle Posse who is offering a number of books and novellas for $.99. These are available at a variety of retailers.


Heart of the Hunter  Lara AdrianHeart of the Hunter by Lara Adrian. $ Free at Amazon

From the Jacket Copy:

Ariana of Clairmont would risk anything to save her kidnapped brother, a quest she knows is fraught with peril. Her only ally is Braedon le Chasseur, a formidable knight with a mysterious past, whose scarred face and brooding nature mask a soul filled with pain. Ariana fears this dangerous man and the secrets he strives to conceal–but Braedon’s touch is pure seduction, his kiss a potent lure that tempts her into a passion she is powerless to resist.

Once known as The Hunter, now haunted by a dark legacy he struggles to deny, Braedon lives in a world of shadow and isolation–until he is thrust together with an innocent beauty in need of his protection. Embarking on a journey that will lead them to a legendary treasure, Braedon will be forced to confront old enemies and the stunning secret of his true nature–or risk losing Ariana and the only happiness he has ever known. . . .

Winner of the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for Best Historical Romantic Adventure of the Year

RWA Rita Finalist for Best Paranormal Romance of the Year

Lara Adrian’s site says that the book is available exclusively at Amazon thru 12/4 and then will be at all other retailers.

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Murder in the Latin Quarter (Aimee Leduc) by Cara BlackMurder in the Latin Quarter (Aimee Leduc) by Cara Black . $ 1.99

From the Jacket Copy:

Aimée Leduc is happy her long-time business partner René has found a girlfriend. Really, she is. It’s not her fault if she can’t suppress her doubts about the relationship; René is moving way too fast, and Aimée’s instincts tell her Meizi, this supposed love of René’s life, isn’t trustworthy. And her misgivings may not be far off the mark: Meizi disappears during a Chinatown dinner to take a phone call and never comes back to the restaurant. Minutes later, the body of a young man, a science prodigy and volunteer at the nearby Musée, is found shrink-wrapped in an alleyway—with Meizi’s photo in his wallet.

Aimée does not like this scenario one bit, but she can’t figure out how the murder is connected to Meizi’s disappearance. The dead genius was sitting on a discovery that has France’s secret service keeping tabs on him. Now they’re keeping tabs on Aimée. A missing young woman, an illegal immigrant raid in progress, botched affairs of the heart, dirty policemen, the French secret service, cutting-edge science secrets and a murderer on the loose—what has she gotten herself into? And can she get herself—and her friends—back out of it all alive?

This is the 12th novel in the series featuring PI Aimée Leduc. For mystery and detective fans, reading about whodunits taking place in France might be a nice break from the U.S. centric stories.

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A Marriage Carol By Chris Fabry, Gary D ChapmanA Marriage Carol by Gary D Chapman, Chris Fabry. $ Free at Amazon and Kobo.

From the Jacket Copy:

On Christmas Eve twenty years earlier, Marlee and Jacob were married in a snowstorm. This Christmas Eve, they are ready to quit, divorce is imminent. Their relationship is as icy as the road they’re traveling and as blocked with troubles as the piling snow. They take a shortcut to get to the lawyer’s office, on a slippery, no-fault path. She thinks they need to stay on the main road. He disagrees. They fight. Story of their lives and they slam into a bank of snow , spinning, drifting, falling, out of control. Just like their lives. Reluctantly, freezing cold, hungry, scared, she trudges up the hill. Jacob is nowhere to be found. Her ears frozen, fingers and hands red, she comes to a house on the hillside, built like a Bed and Breakfast, a green wreath on the red door and the door-knocker is in the shape of a wedding ring.

The red door opens and the first thing she notices is the fire in the room, blazing hot, a warm, inviting, friendly place and the voice of an old man welcomes her in. There are three golden pots on the hearth, shining, glimmering things. The old man claims that they are used to restore marriages. She laughs-and begins a journey through her past, present, and future that will test how she views her lifelong love. There are two futures available. Which will she choose?

Publishers Weekly says “This novella-combining the storytelling prowess of Fabry (Almost Heaven) and the marriage expertise of Chapman (The Five Love Languages series)-will change lives with its message “that there is great power in small choices.” Chapman’s afterword and discussion questions deepen the impact. This is a tiny book with a huge message. “

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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Isobel Carr
    Nov 24, 2012 @ 14:16:19

    Bluestocking Homecoming is an awesome typo!

  2. leslie
    Nov 24, 2012 @ 14:31:45

    Terrific Typo. No edit please!

  3. JessP
    Nov 24, 2012 @ 15:19:53

    Hi – the Cara Black Amazon link goes to Murder in the Latin Quarter. $2.35 for Kindle, so still not a bad deal. Thanks.

  4. Marianne McA
    Nov 24, 2012 @ 18:10:35

    I normally like Easter eggs, but that’s a really unsubtle one, and Jacob Marley is such an odd character to reference. (Also, if Marlee hasn’t been killed in the accident, how disappointing would that be?)

  5. Janet Mullany
    Nov 24, 2012 @ 20:48:06

    Thanks for the mention of the Wet Noodle Posse books sale, Jane. Here’s the site where you can find all of them:

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