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.
CROSSED BONES (a Sarah Booth Delaney mystery) is on sale for Kindle today for 99 cents. This is book 4 in the series. I read it and enjoyed it. This series is set in modern day Mississippi with a heroine who is trying to save her family plantation. It’s a very, very Southern series (that’s kind of the point). If you like mysteries set in the South, you’ll probably find it charming. Recommended.
Bellwether by Connie Willis is on sale today for $1.99. Ms Willis is a Hugo and Nebula award winning science fiction writer, and this book has an intriguing premise. A woman who studies fads and a man who studies group behavior and chaos theory are brought together seemingly by accident – but is something else at work?
Through October 31, Amazon has a selection of mysteries and thrillers on sale for $1.99 in their Halloween Kindle Book Deals.
The sale includes several of Ed McBain’s 87th precinct novels. This is a legendary police procedural series set in New York City. The titles available include Eighty Million Eyes, He Who Hesitates, Hail to the Chief, and Ax.
The sale also includes several of Leslie Charteris’ books featuring The Saint. These are charming British books written several decades ago, and the Saint is sort of similar to James Bond. I would call them mystery/adventure books. The titles available include The Saint Closes the Case, Featuring the Saint and The Saint’s Getaway.
The sale also includes all three of the books in Alexandra Sokoloff’s Huntress Moon series, including the latest in the series, Cold Moon. The first book is Huntress Moon, and the second is Blood Moon.
If you have Amazon Prime, you can borrow most of the McBain, Charteris and Sokoloff books listed here for free from the Kindle Owners Lending Library.
KISS ME by Susan Mallery is on sale for Kindle today for $1.99. This is part of Ms. Mallery’s Fool’s Gold small town contemporary romance series. This is a great series and I loved this book. Recommended.
Graveyard of Memories (a John Rain novel) by Barry Eisler is $1.99. Published last year, this book is a prequel to Barry Eisler’s best-selling thriller series about a Japanese/American assassin. We love this series at my house. Recommended. Note: if you have Amazon Prime, you can read this book for free through the Kindle Owners Lending Library.
When Snow Falls (a Whiskey Creek novel) by Brenda Novak is $1.99. This is the second book in the Whiskey Creek series, a terrific small town contemporary romance series. The first book in the series, When Lightning Strikes, is on sale for $2.99. Recommended.
A Matter of Grave Concern by Brenda Novak is $1.99. This is a historical romance with an interesting premise. Note: if you have Amazon Prime, you can read this book for free through the Kindle Owners Lending Library.
Today (Sunday) the Amazon Daily Deal is 40 Award Winning Kindle Books for $3.99 or less. The list includes Louise Penny’s first mystery, STILL LIFE, for $2.99. Set in a small village in Quebec, this is a fantastic book. Recommended.
There are also books by Dennis Lehane, Octavia Butler, David Halberstam, Joshua Ferris, John Irving, Eudora Welty and more.
FATAL JUSTICE, the second book in the best-selling FATAL romantic suspense series by Marie Force, is $1.99 for Kindle today. Great Book! Reminder: the first book in the series, FATAL AFFAIR, is still FREE for Kindle. Recommended.
THE AMAZING MRS POLLIFAX, the second book in the wonderful Mrs. Pollifax mystery series, is $1.99 for Kindle today. I love this series about a widowed grandmother who fulfills her teenage ambition to be a spy for the CIA. I have most of the books in this series in tattered paperbook copies in my bookcase. Recommended.