It’s November, and you know what that means. Turkey, football .. It’s time for Kindle Deals from Amazon. We’ve sent our best scouts in and they’ve come back with the latest and greatest reads from Amazon, just in time for Thanksgiving. Need something to do instead of listening to Aunt Millie rehash her gallstone operation? Look no further!
This debut novel from author Christina McKenna finds us in 1974 County Derry Ireland. When farmer Jamie McCloone and schoolteacher Lydia Devine meet through the local Lonely Hearts Club, the whole community dives in to make their romance a success. The ensuing hilarity is poignant and laugh-out-loud funny…and will certainly leave you wanting more!
Everyone loves Oliver Twist…but what about his friend, the Artful Dodger? This modern era Dickensian romp through merry old England tells the other side of the story…with a few vampires thrown in for good measure! It’s Dickens like even Dickens could never have imagined.
Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery
It’s 1800 and the United States is still just a fledgling nation. In New York City, Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton are the two finest lawyers in the country…and sworn enemies both inside and outside the courtroom. When young Elma Sands is found murdered in the Manhattan Well, the two gentlemen must work together to prove that handsome young carpenter Levi Weeks is innocent. The resulting trial is forged deeply in the annals of American History.
Join the residents of the Pine Haven retirement center as they reflect on life, love and second chances. Their stories prove that redemption and grace can find us at any age…and that life’s surprises can find us right up until the very end.
In 2003, Richard Rubin set out to find the last living veterans of WWI. Here are the stories of the humble, self-reliant men and women who fought for freedom…not only for America but for the world. All of them have since passed away, but they live on in their tales of live and survival.
The gripping story of Mao Zedong’s rise to power, after a bloody civil war that toppled his predecessor Chaing Kai Shek. The eight years following the revolution were some of the bloodiest years in China’s history…and until now have been shrouded in mystery. Frank Dikkoters riveting chronicle tells the story of the hidden years that set the stage for the rise of the Communist Party in China.
When Rebecca Tolle’s body is discovered two years after her disappearance, brutally dismembered and deteriorated , investigator Fredrika Bergman is called in to solve the case. More bodies begin to turn up, and when Fredrika discovers that Rebecca was investigating a man with a very dark past…and her lover’s name surfaces…the race against the clock begins to find a killer before he finds her.
When historian John Washington returns to Chaneysville, Pennsylvania to discover the mystery behind his father’s death, he discovers another mystery that goes all the way back to the days of slavery. The Chaneysville Incident is a story of personal discovery and historical revelation…and the power of history to shape our lives.
It is the turn of the twentieth century. Nell Platt is 17, with two baby girls and a future that seems far distant from her dreams of glory. When she moves to Los Angeles, reinvents herself and becomes the “seamstress to the stars”, her life is everything she could have imagined and more…until a fateful knock on the door forces her to confront her past and threatens to destroy everything she’s worked so hard to build.
When a mysterious envelope appears on workaholic Nick Cominskey’s cluttered desk, he immediately assumes that his colleagues have hatched a plan, and he can’t resist the urge to find out what it is. When he finds himself sitting across the table from a guy who claims to be Jesus…and who knows an awful lot about his life…Nick soon finds himself asking the hard questions of life, with the One who knows all of the answers.
This year runs so fast. Can’t believe it’s Nov and can take some time off with the family. Let’s take a break and enjoy some reading.