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The current set of monthly and special time-limited offers. Updated June 20th.

Special Time-Limited Freebie Offers

  • Until July 5th: Just Married by Jenna Bayley-Burke, contemporary romantic comedy; Free eBook of the Month Club offer from HeroesAndHeartbreakers.com (publisher Macmillan)

Regular Month-Long Free Book Offers

[Free eBook] Corruption of Faith by Brenda English [Murder Mystery/Crime Thriller]

Corruption of Faith by Brenda English is the 1st novel in her Sutton McPhee series of murder mystery/crime thrillers, free for a limited time courtesy of the Jabberwocky Literary Agency, a backlist author/agent re-publishing consortium.

This was originally published in 1997 by Berkley’s Prime Crime imprint. The series stars a (non-crime) news reporter for a Washington, D.C. paper.

This case has her pursuing a twisty path down the road of investigating the local ties between religion and crime, as her own sister, a church secretary, is murdered in a bank parking lot for no immediately apparent reason, the uncovering of which will also put her own life at risk.

Offered worldwide, available from multiple retailers (some DRM-free).

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[Free eBook] Heat of the Moment by Lauren Barnholdt [Young Adult Friendship Drama Novel]

Heat of the Moment by Lauren Barnholdt is the 1st novel in her Moment of Truth series of contemporary teen friendship drama with romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher HarperCollins’ HarperTeen imprint.

This is Barnes & Noble’s featured Free Fridays selection for the weekend. The series focuses on the evolving friendship between a group of high school girls who while still freshmen, wrote emails to their future selves detailing their aspirations, switching the spotlight to each girl in turn.

This one stars a girl who is about to graduate, who receives her reminder email and begins to question the seemingly perfect but unsatisfactory life she has lived in the meantime, which she hopes to change.

Offered in the US only, available from multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Change of Heart by Mary Calmes [LGBT Paranormal Romance]

Change of Heart by Mary Calmes is the 1st novel in her Change of Heart series of steamy m/m contemporary paranormal shapeshifter romance, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press.

The series is set in our modern world with werepanther shapeshifters, and follows the main couple as they face personal and tribe challenges and deepen their relationship. This book begins with their meeting, as a wandering young man with commitment issues trying to escape his past finds himself bound to the leader of a local were-tribe who must convince him to stay.

Offered DRM-free worldwide through July 25th, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] Coffin Canyon by Mason Macrae [Western Historical Action Novel]

Coffin Canyon by Mason Macrae, a pseudonym for the late James L. Rubel, is his vintage western historical action adventure novel, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1959 by Collins. The story stars a ex-convict who completes his prison sentence determined to start a straight-shooting life, only to find the past catching up with him as someone steals his old criminal moniker in order to commit new crimes, whom he finds himself hired by the authorities to hunt down, dead or alive.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] The Thinktank That Leaked by Christopher Hodder-Williams [Science Fiction Technothriller]

The Thinktank That Leaked by the late British author Christopher Hodder-Williams is his vintage sfnal technothriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1979 by United Writers Publications.

The story is set in contemporary times (circa the 1970s), and stars a scientist at a think tank who stumbles across a sinister experiment being conducted by an unethical colleague, which uses a device to record and manipulates human thought and emotional patterns in a dangerously damaging way.

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[Free eBook] On Location by Elizabeth Sims [Comedic Missing Persons Mystery]

On Location by Elizabeth Sims, a Lamdba Literary Award-winning author and regular contributor to [Writer’s Digest][site-link], is the 3rd novel in her Rita Farmer series of comedic murder mysteries, free again for a limited time courtesy of the author herself via her Spruce Park Press self-publishing imprint.

This was originally published in 2010 by St. Martin’s Press as part of their Minotaur Books imprint. The series stars a single mother law student who moonlights as an actress to pay the bills and also solves cases with a humorous bent.

This case sees her doing a favour for her sister’s wealthy new boyfriend by reading for a part in his family’s amateur art film, only to find the chore becoming more complicated as they become missing persons while on a location scouting wilderness trip and foul play may be involved.

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[Free eBook] A Man Called Savage by S. J. Bounds [Western]

A Man Called Savage by the late British author S. J. Bounds is his standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 2000 by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line, credited as by Sydney J. Bounds.

The story stars an ex-lawbreaker from New York who is recruited by famous real-life historical detective Allan Pinkerton to break up two rival gangs terrorizing a town in the Southwest, while townsfolk distrust him, someone is out for revenge, and just to amke things more fun, he has to infiltrate both gangs in order to bring them down from within.

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[Free eBook] Summer Wine by by Jess Dee [LGBT Ménage Erotic Romance]

Summer Wine by Jess Dee is the 1st novella in her Days of Wine and Roses series of contemporary ménage erotic romance, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s Entangled: Scorched imprint.

This was originally published in 2014 by Samhain as part of the Tastes of Seduction series. The series is set at romantic vineyard valley where visitors relax and get to know each other better. Each story is meant to standalone, and can be read in any order.

This story features an f/m/m ménage where a bisexual landscaping man with a crush on a woman colleague who in turn has a crush on a luxury hotel owner of their acquaintance all spend their business trip to the winery convincing each other that their hot three-way fling could last for longer than just a sizzling weekend.

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[Free eBook] Richard’s Feet by Carey Harrison [Award-Winning Post-WWII Literary Identity Thriller]

Richard’s Feet by British author Carey Harrison, a multiple award-winning playwright and novelist who is also the son of classic actor Rex Harrison (of My Fair Lady and Cleopatra fame), is the 1st novel in his The Heart Beneath quartet of historical literary thrillers, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Odyssey imprint.

This was originally published in 1990 by Mackays of Cheltham and won the UK Society of Writers’ Encore Award in 1990 and was also longlisted for the Booker Prize. The novel explores themes of post-World War II identity and starts in the late 1940s, set in England and Soviet-dominated Germany and continues there for some decades after, with references back to events during the 1930s.

The story stars an Englishman who goes in search of a woman he once loved during the pre-war years, hoping to find her in Soviet Germany, and eventually becomes a boss in the criminal underworld of Hamburg after faking his death and adopting a new identity, though he finds out he cannot fully escape the influence of the life he had before.

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[Free eBook] Sean O’Casey: A Life by Garry O’Connor [20th C Irish Political Playwright Biography]

Sean O’Casey: A Life by British author Garry O’Connor, an award-winning playwright and novelist also known for his theatre biographies, is his biography of the titular late Irish playwright, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press.

This was originally published in 1988 by Hodder & Stoughton.

This biography apparently focuses on the early/mid-20th century Irish playwright and memoirist Séan O’Casey‘s reinvention of his identity as he embraced his national heritage and mingled political and social consciousness with his creative work, becoming the first to write plays about Dublin working class folk, among other pioneering contributions to drama.

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