[Free eBook] Winter’s Fairytale by Maxine Morrey [Cozy Contemporary Fiction with Romance]

Winter’s Fairytale by British author Maxine Morrey is her standalone festive heartwarming literary/women’s fiction novel with strong f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher HarperCollins’ Mills & Boon acquisition’s Carina UK imprint for digital-first publications in non-primarily-romance-dedicated genres.

This was the featured Free Book of the Week in the iTunes UK store, and the full blurb says it was the winner of publisher Carina UK’s #WriteChristmas competition.

The story is set during the lead-up to the Christmas holidays, when a chance meeting brings two estranged former acquaintances—a jilted bride and the best man who delivered the news of her fiancé’s abandonment at her would-be wedding—together for the holidays for a possible friendly reconciliation and maybe more.

Offered in the UK and selected other countries worldwide (excluding North America), available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] The Proud Rebel by John Glasby [Western]

The Proud Rebel by the late British author John Glasby is his vintage standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1967 by John Spencer using the pseudonym Chuck Adams and was later reprinted by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line using the pseudonym Michael Stansfield.

The story stars a man returning home after the US Civil War to find his family dead and the killers out to kill him, too, putting him on the obligatory mission of survival and revenge.

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[Free eBook] Dakota Manhunt by John Glasby [Western]

Dakota Manhunt by the late British author John Glasby is his vintage standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1965 by John Spencer using the pseudonym Chuck Adams and was later reprinted by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line using the pseudonym Alan T. Leacroft.

The story stars an embittered man hardened by his past, who reluctantly takes on a town sheriff job and rapidly becomes fed up with it, but must keep things from becoming personal as criminal incidents escalate.

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[Free eBook] Prodigal Gun by Stephen Wade [Western]

Prodigal Gun by Stephen Wade is his standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

The story stars a young man out to avenge the murder of his father by a minion of the town tyrant who has corrupted the local law, but must gather allies in secret to overthrow him after being forced to go on the run after witnessing another murder and robbery performed by a local deputy.

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[Free eBook] The Butchers of Berlin by Chris Petit [WWII Historical Murder Mystery]

The Butchers of Berlin by English author Chris Petit is the 1st novel in his Schlegel & Morgen series of historical murder mystery/crime thrillers, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Simon & Schuster UK.

This was last week’s featured Free Book of the Week selection in the iTunes UK store and was apparently made free to promote the newly-released 2nd in series, Pale Horse Riding. The series is set in Germany during World War II, investigating crimes taking place domestically within the country, starring a civilian investigator and an SS officer.

This story begins their unusual partnership with an odd string of murders which leads the investigator, who normally pursues financial crimes, to be assigned to a homicide case which becomes ever more mysterious as they delve deeper into whatever’s really going on.

Offered in the UK only, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Shades of Gay: An Erotic Novel by David Clarke [LGBT Literary Fiction]

Shades of Gay: An Erotic Novel by David Clarke is his erotic literary fiction novel with strong m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

The story explores the resilience of relationships and the nature of sex addiction, as a gay couple breaks up over the revelation of infidelity prompted by one partner being unable to resist the urge to engage in casual sex with other men, leading him to lose himself in meaningless encounter after encounter with strangers, gradually realizing the importance of what he has lost with his one true love.

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[Free eBook] Someone to Love by Lucy Scala [Italian Contemporary Fiction with Romance]

Someone to Love by Lucy Scala, a pseudonym for Italian author Lucrezia Scali is her standalone contemporary/women’s fiction novel with strong f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Head of Zeus’ Aria imprint for digital first publications by newer and translated authors.

This was originally published in 2015 by Italian publisher Newton Compton as Te lo dico sottovoce, and is translated by Chloé Ercoli Bannister.

The story is set in Turin, Italy, and stars a career-dedicated veterinarian with a past string of unhappy love affairs and bad blind dates, who unexpectedly starts meeting a number of men who might turn out to be the right one, this time around. NB: apparently this is not that focused on people romantically falling in love, so much as an exploration of the different varieties of love in one’s life and there may be an unusual resolution, according to the customer reviews. YMMV.

Offered in the UK only, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] Coyote Trail by Burt Kroll [Western]

Coyote Trail by Burt Kroll, a pseudonym for British author Donald S. Rowland, is his vintage standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1968 by Robert Hale.

The story stars a federal lawman coming into clean up a county becoming notorious for an increase in brazen outlaws who whacked his predecessors, taking a new approach with an undercover partner to ferret out criminals suspects and make alliances with the locals, a strategy which may or may not backfire upon him.

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[Free eBook] Did I Mention I Love You? by Estelle Maskame [YA Forbidden Romance Drama Novel]

Did I Mention I Love You? by Scottish author Estelle Maskame is the 1st novel in her DIMILY trilogy of acronymic YA f/m contemporary romance/personal drama, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Fire imprint.

The trilogy is set in California during a long summer vacation or three, when a forbidden romance slowly begins to bloom between a stepbrother and stepsister, and was apparently a hit sensation when originally posted in installments on Wattpad. If you’re interested, here’s a Q&A with the author about the process of moving this particular book from Wattpad to trad-publishing.

This initial novel introduces the heroine, who during the course of a visit to a father she hasn’t seen in three years, meets the unexpected new stepfamily he’s remarried into, and finds sparks start to fly between herself and the one stepbrother with whom it seems she can’t get along at all, even as circumstances keep throwing them together again and again.

Offered in Canada & the US only, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Dead Man’s Blood by Mason Macrae [Western]

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

This was originally published in 1939 by Collins under the title Limberleg of the Lazy Y.

The story centres around uncovering the drawbacks of a sudden inheritance, as a man discovers that the ranch left to him by a distant late uncle is not the boon it seems, as he looks into the roots of his uncle’s murder and bad reputation amongst the locals, even as he must uncover the reasons why sinister forces seem to want his new land at any cost.

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