Bellows Falls (Joe Gunther Mysteries Book 8) by Archer Mayor is $2.99 for Kindle today. This is a wonderful mystery series set in Vermont. The hero is a Vermont native and a cop. The books render the state of Vermont beautifully and the plots are great, too.
Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin is $1.99 for Kindle today. This is a wonderful book on cooking and family life from the treasured novelist Laurie Colwin. I loved this book. Recommended.
Family Happiness by Laurie Colwin is $1.99 for Kindle today. Ms. Colwin was a fantastic novelist of what we now call ‘women’s fiction’. She probably would have just called her books novels about the human condition (unfortunately, she died several years ago). In this classic novel, a Park Avenue wife and mother who has it all falls in love with an artist, and must decide what she will do for love.
Goodbye Without Leaving by Laurie Colwin is $1.99 for Kindle today. A novel about finding out what being true to yourself really means.
Happy All The Time by Laurie Colwin is $1.99 for Kindle today. Two young men make the transition from lofty college dreams to the realities of adulthood.
Get A Clue by Jill Shalvis is $1.99 for Kindle today. In this contemporary romance, Breanne is left at the altar and winds up snowed in at a Sierra Mountain lodge with a kooky staff. But her room there is already occupied – by a hunky cop who isn’t going anywhere. Ms. Shalvis is a wonderful writer.
Farmed and Dangerous (Local Foods Mystery Book 3) by Edith Maxwell is $1.99 for Kindle today. Organic farmer Cam Flaherty is struggling to get through another New England winter when an elderly woman dies at an assisted living facility – after a dinner for which Cam provided the produce. This series has an intriguing premise and setting and Ms. Maxwell was formerly an organic farmer herself.
Musseled Out (Maine Clambake Mystery Book 3) by Barbara Ross is $1.99 for Kindle today. Julia Snowden runs a clambake company with her family in the beautiful state of Maine. When a rich competitor is found dead and Julia’s brother-in-law is fingered for the crime, she has no choice but to investigate. Ms. Ross has a house in Maine herself.
Kneading to Die (Pawsitively Organic Mystery Book 1) by Liz Mugavero is $1.99 for Kindle today. Kristan Conner lost her corporate job and started a new business baking organic pet treats. When the local vet, no fan of Kristan or her organic treats, is found dead – by Kristan! – Kristan becomes the prime suspect and must clear her name. Books 2 and 3 in this series are also on sale for $1.99 today.
Tagged for Death by Sherry Harris, which I wrote about yesterday, is still $1.99 for Kindle as I write this.
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Tagged for Death (a Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery Book 1) by Sherry Harris is $1.99 for Kindle today. The sleuth in this charming cozy series is a woman who has a passion for garage sales. Recently separated from her husband and trying to build a new life for herself, Sarah finds an unwelcome surprise in one of her garage sale bags. I read this book and enjoyed it. Recommended.
Art Smith’s Healthy Comfort: How America’s Favorite Celebrity Chef Got It Together, Lost Weight, and Reclaimed His Health! by Art Smith is $1.99 for Kindle today. The award winning personal chef to Oprah Winfrey found himself 100 pounds overweight and facing some health issues. This book shows how he lost the weight and got healthy again and has 150 recipes.
Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen: Learning to Cook with 65 Great Chefs and over 100 Delicious Recipes by Dana Cowin is only $1.99 for Kindle today. Ms. Cowin is the editor-in-chief of Food and Wine magazine. For years, she hid a guilty secret: she was a terrible cook. Finally, she decided to learn how to really cook, and the famous chefs she knew through the magazine stepped in to help. This book is a record of her journey as well as being a cookbook full of recipes.
If I Didn’t Know Better (The Callaways Book 9) by Barbara Freethy is on sale for only ninety-nine cents for Kindle today. In this contemporary romance, Mia is taking a break from the disaster that is her life by cleaning out her aunt’s house. She meets the wounded soldier next door, and his young daughter, and her life changes. Also includes stolen art!
The first book in this series is FREE for Kindle right now! See my previous post.
An Expert in Murder (Josephine Tey Mysteries Book 1) by Nicola Upson is $1.99 for Kindle today. Set in London in 1934, this mystery features legendary mystery writer Josephine Tey as the sleuth. I read this book and enjoyed it.
Romancing the Duke (Castles Ever After series Book 1) by Tessa Dare is $2.99 for Kindle. This is the first book in Ms. Dare’s historical romance series where all the books are set in castles. In this one, the daughter of a famous novelist who is left penniless at his death inherits a ruin of a castle from her godfather and discovers that the castle comes complete with a duke who refuses to leave. I love this series and this book is FANTASTIC!
Seven Day Fiance: A Love and Games Novel by Rachel Harris is only ninety-nine cents for Kindle today. This contemporary romance has fabulous reviews!
Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi is $3.99 for Kindle today. This vegetarian cookbook by the owner/chef of a noted London restaurant looks fabulous!
The Given Day (Coughlin Series Book 1) by Dennis Lehane is $1.99 for Kindle today. A family epic from a wonderful writer.
Murphy’s Law (Molly Murphy Mysteries Book 1) by Rhys Bowen is $2.99 for Kindle today. When a young Irish woman immigrates alone to America at the beginning of the 20th century, a man is murdered while she is at Ellis Island and she becomes a suspect. She must clear her name as she figures out how to begin a new life in New York City. Ms. Bowen is one of my favorite mystery writers. Recommended.
Murder at Beechwood (A Gilded Newport Mystery Book 3) by Alyssa Maxwell is $2.99 for Kindle today. In 1896, a society page reporter who is related to the Vanderbilts hunts a murderer in the high society of Newport, Rhode Island.
Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover by Sarah MacLean is $1.99 today for Kindle. This is the fourth book in the Rules of Scoundrels historical romance series. The first book in the series, A Rogue by Any Other Name , is also on sale for $1.99. Fantastic reviews!
Murder on Astor Place (Gaslight Mystery Book 1) by Victoria Thompson is $1.99 today for Kindle. In this mystery, a midwife in early 20th century New York City investigates a murder in one of the city’s richest families. Excellent reviews.
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill is $1.99 for Kindle today. A man buys a suit of clothes said to be haunted on the internet. When the suit arrives at his door in a black heart-shaped box, it really is haunted!
Death of a Witch (Hamish Macbeth Mysteries Book 24) by M.C. Beaton is $1.99 today for Kindle. A cozy mystery by a master of the craft.
These books and several more are all part of the Spooky Reads Daily Deal for Kindle today.
The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly is $2.99 for Kindle today. This is the first book in the Mickey Haller suspense series, about a Los Angeles lawyer who works out of his Lincoln town car. Great book. Recommended.
Guidebook to Murder (a Tourist Trap mystery) by Lynn Cahoon is only ninety-nine cents for Kindle today. This cozy mystery has over 300 customer reviews on Amazon with a 4 star rating.
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in my Head, Reduced Stress without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help that Actually Works (A True Story) by Dan Harris is $1.99 for Kindle today. This book has over 1800 customer reviews on Amazon and 4.5 stars.
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People who Cook by Anthony Bourdain is $1.99 today for Kindle.
Murder on the Iditarod Trail by Sue Henry is $1.99 today for Kindle. This is a mystery set in Alaska. I enjoyed it. Recommended.
The James Beard Cookbook is $1.99 today for Kindle. I LOVE THIS BOOK! Recommended.
Yours for Christmas by Susan Mallery is on sale for Kindle today for $1.99. This is part of her Fools Gold small-town contemporary romance series. I love this series. Recommended. Another (very recent) book in this series, Kiss Me, is still on sale for $1.99, too. This is a great book. Recommended.
A New Hope by Robyn Carr is on sale for Kindle today for $1.99. This is part of her Thunder Point contemporary romance series. I haven’t read this series yet, but the reviews are excellent.
A Night to Surrender by Tessa Dare is on sale for Kindle today for $1.99. This is the first book in her Spindle Cove historical romance series. I like this series very much and I loved this book. Recommended.
Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner is on sale for Kindle for $1.99. Intriguing.
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro is on sale for Kindle for $1.99 today. This is a terrific mystery about an art theft in Boston. Recommended.
Diners, Dives and Dead Ends (A Rose Strickland Mystery Book 1) by Terri L. Austin is on sale for just ninety-nine cents today. This is a cozy mystery.
Lisa Randall is a prominent physicist who teaches at Harvard University. In the last several years, she’s written two books on physics for a general audience (those of us who did NOT major in science in college). She has a new book coming out soon, and right now her first two books are on sale for $1.99 each for Kindle.
Warped Passages : Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions (2009) talks about recent advances in physics in general and also the possibility that our universe may hold more than the three dimensions we currently recognize.
Knocking on Heaven’s Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World (2011) talks about recent advances in physics and the role of science in our lives.
Murder on the Champ de Mars by Cara Black is $1.99 for Kindle today. It features a female private detective in modern day Paris. I’ve heard wonderful things about this mystery series. This is a Kindle Daily Deal, so this sale price is for today only.