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Daily Deals: Cookbook, Darcy fan fiction, and books of José Saramago

Kobo is offering a number of books for 40% off using promo code: Save40UK

Link here.

The coupon is good worldwide (don’t change the UK to anything else.  The coupon will work as is).  Sale ends December 4th at 11:59pm EST.

BooksonBoard is offer 43% off the list price for all eligible “Thriller, Suspense, Mystery & Detective and Action & Adventure Genre.”  Use thanksbob.

The Stone Raft      by     José SaramagoThe Stone Raft by José Saramago. $ 2.99

From the Jacket Copy:

When the Iberian Peninsula breaks free of Europe and begins to drift across the North Atlantic, five people are drawn together on the newly formed island-first by surreal events and then by love. “A splendidly imagined epic voyage…a fabulous fable” (Kirkus Reviews). Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.

All the novels of José Saramago are discounted to $2.99

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Porch Lights      by     Dorothea Benton FrankPorch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank. $ 2.99

From the Jacket Copy:

When Jimmy McMullen, a fireman, is killed in the line of duty, his wife, Jackie, and ten-year-old son, Charlie, are devastated. Charlie idolized his dad, and now the outgoing, curious boy has become quiet and reserved. Trusting in the healing power of family, Jackie decides to return to her childhood home on Sullivans Island.

Awaiting them is Annie Britt, the family matriarch who has kept the porch lights on to welcome them home. Thrilled to have her family back, Annie promises to make their visit perfect—even though relations between mother and daughter have never been what you’d call smooth. Over the years, Jackie and Annie have been known to have frequent differences of opinion. But her estranged and wise husband, Buster, and her flamboyant and funny best friend Deb are sure to keep Annie in line. She’s also got Steven Plofker—the flirtatious and tasty widowed physician next door, to keep her distracted.

This is a deal available only at Amazon but I chose to include it because it is a really great price on Frank’s latest release.

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Substituting Ingredients, 4E: The A to Z Kitchen Reference      by     Becky Sue EpsteinSubstituting Ingredients by Becky Sue Epstein. $ 1.99

From the Jacket Copy:

With more than 1,000 healthy, easy-to-find, and cheap substitutions, no cook will ever abandon an appetizing dish for the lack of a particular ingredient.

This seemed like a great resource for the kitchen.

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A Darcy Christmas By: Carolyn Eberhart,  Sharon Lathan,  Amanda GrangeA Darcy Christmas by Carolyn Eberhart, Sharon Lathan, Amanda Grange. $ 1.99.

From the Jacket Copy:

Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Wish You a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Share in the magic of the season in these three warm and wonderful holiday novellas from bestselling authors.

Christmas Present

by Amanda Grange

A Darcy Christmas

by Sharon Lathan

Mr. Darcy’s Christmas Carol

by Carolyn Eberhart

Praise for Amanda Grange:

“Amanda Grange is a writer who tells an engaging, thoroughly enjoyable story!”—Romance Reader at Heart

“Amanda Grange seems to have really got under Darcy’s skin and retells the story with great feeling and sensitivity.”—Romance Reader at Heart

Praise for Sharon Lathan:

“I defy anyone not to fall further in love with Darcy after reading this book.”—Once Upon a Romance

“The everlasting love between Darcy and Lizzy will leave more than one reader swooning.”—A Bibliophile’s Bookshelf

I post these because a friend of mine is a great fan of Darcy fan fiction. This one is for you.

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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. Brian
    Nov 22, 2012 @ 15:27:25

    You can use the code Bargainmoose40 to get 40% off at Kobo and the code is good for multiple uses instead of just one like most codes.

  2. Ellen
    Nov 22, 2012 @ 16:35:30

    If you have an Audible membership, the audio book (after Kindle purchase) is $4.99 and counts toward the current promo.

  3. Ellen
    Nov 22, 2012 @ 16:38:15


    It is the Frank novel that is good for the Audible at $4.99

  4. shel
    Nov 22, 2012 @ 18:29:06

    Spotted on Harlequin’s blog, The Gift/Seven Day Loan by Tiffany Reisz is free, email required for download.

  5. MaryK
    Nov 22, 2012 @ 18:32:05

    I used the BooksOnBoard code for HQN books so it works for those also.

  6. Estara
    Nov 23, 2012 @ 07:28:08

    I used Jane’s Kobo code for one of the Jove Nora Roberts collections so that works, too (bear in mind my credit card is from Germany). I’ll be trying Brian’s tip, they usually work for me.

  7. Estara
    Nov 23, 2012 @ 09:23:19

    @Estara: They worked, and how… spent lots of money completing my Nora Roberts Jove collection purchases.

  8. Estara
    Nov 24, 2012 @ 06:35:31

    @Estara: And Bargainmoose40 is still working today. I’m so poor now.

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