Grim and intense, The Games explores the dark side of athletic competitions
This fast-paced novel follows six Olympic hopefuls as they claw their ways to the top of their respective sports. Along the way they sacrifice their bodies, friendships and autonomy in order to even have a shot at making it to the games.
The Games also follows Sam, whose brother is an Olympic rower. Always in his brother’s shadow, Sam goes to extremes to distinguish himself and distract from his own shortcomings.
The Games is a study of the lengths people go to achieve their goals, no matter how extreme.
This book is free 10/19-10/23.
Olympic medalist Claire Carver-Dias has won more than 26 medals and national titles for synchronized swimming.
Claire wrote “The Games” as part of her doctoral program at the University of Wales. Claire and her family live in Canada.
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A rich tapestry that weaves fragrance into an already compelling story of love and perseverance during WWII!
Paris-born Danielle Bretancourt von Hoffman is a modern young woman with an incredibly keen sense of smell, making her a naturally gifted perfumer.
In the early days of WWII, Danielle’s family is ripped apart by the violence and hysteria spreading across Europe. Separated from her husband and son, Danielle flees with her remaining family members to America. Determined to survive, Danielle does the only thing she can to save her family. She creates a perfume so spectacular it changes the course of her life forever.
This book is free 10/17 – 10/18.
As a fragrance and beauty expert, Jan Moran has been featured in numerous publications and on television and radio, including CNN, Women’s Wear Daily, Allure, and O Magazine. As an editor and writer, she has covered fragrance, beauty, and spa travel for a variety of publications. She is the founder and creator of Scentsa, a touch-screen software program at Sephora stores in the US, Canada, France, Mexico, Brazil, and Denmark.
As a speaker, consultant, and major brand/retailer spokesperson, she has spoken before numerous groups, including Fashion Group International, The Fragrance Foundation, and The American Society of Perfumers. She has represented brands and retailers in media on behalf of several PR companies, including Edelman and DeVries.
Jan welcomes comments and inquiries on her website
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“Mystery writing at its very, very best.” – Larry King, USA TODAY
In this thriller from award-winning author Paul Levine, only a soldier and a psychiatrist can save humanity from destruction after a terrorist organization gains control of a nuclear missile silo.
This book is free 10/17 – 10/21.
Paul Levine is the critically acclaimed author of more than 15 novels The author of 16 novels. Before becoming a full-time writer, Paul was a trial attorney and law professor. His first novel, To Speak for the Dead, became an international bestseller.
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EIGHT- that’s right, EIGHT- free thrillers today! Click the covers to learn more about these free books and download them for your Kindle!
‘Take No More‘ , ‘Velvet Rain‘, ‘Gray Ressurection’ , ‘Curb Chek‘ , and ‘Pandora’s Succession‘ are free 10/17-19/18. ‘Carved in Memory‘ , ‘Beneath the Butterfly Tree‘ , and ‘G1.1‘ are free 10/17-10/19.
A new murder mystery from an acclaimed author!
Fledgling detective Elizabeth Stratton has been relegated to boring cases. So when a routine check results in her discovering a dead body, Elizabeth jumps at the chance to prove she can handle a homicide.
The murdered woman was found with a mouth full of honey and thousands of bees swirling nearby.
Elizabeth launches herself into the investigation – but can she catch the killer before he claims his next victim?
This book is free 10/15-10/16.
Author Juliet Moore is an avid reader, history buff, and hopeless romantic. Juliet grew up in Florida and now lives in California with her husband and two very cute kids.
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Exceptional short stories that will stick with you
The Mountain Gorillas are nearly extinct, but one journalist is determined to photograph one before they disappear forever. But there are secrets hiding in the jungle, and a group of vigilantes aren’t ready for the world to discover them.
Includes two additional short stories:
A Simple Solution: A scientist’s disease research is putting a strain on his marriage. Could one remedy cure both problems?
The Escape Artist: A convict is planning his escape from prison – but what is he really running away from?
This book is free 10/13-10/16.
Gary Ponzo is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and an award-winning novelist of the Nick Bracco series of thrillers. His novel, A Touch of Deceit won the 2009 Southwest Writers Award in the Thriller category.
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