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{March 9, 2013}   The 99 Cent Club–Feature 35–Ten Books for Ten Bucks

Every Saturday I run a feature for the 99 Cent Club, and below are the eBook picks for this week that caught my eye and are (currently) ONLY 99 Cents (On Amazon, with a few on Barnes and Noble as well). I don’t know if these are permanent prices, so please don’t shoot the messenger, and double check pricing before pressing the buy button. Enjoy! (If you could help give these authors some love by spreading the word, that would be epic.)

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2940016262642_p0_v1_s260x420Jordyn by Tiffany King (A Daemon Hunter Novel #1)

Hand to hand combat training: Check
Cardio and strength training: Check
Daemon hunting: Check
Anomaly: Check

Check, check, check, check…That’s all my life is. There’s nothing ordinary about me. I’m “special.” I know this because I’m reminded of it every stinking day. I can kick a Daemon’s ass with both hands tied behind my back. I can run up a mountain without breaking a sweat. Know what I can’t do? Get guys to notice me, or hang out with friends like normal people do. I can’t just be ordinary because I have an Arch Angel for a mentor who is always breathing down my neck, and a family of angelic Guides and Protectors who scrutinize every little thing I do. Just for a day I want a life where I’m no longer some anomaly, where I don’t have to feel like a lab rat.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940012277657_p0_v2_s260x420Meant to Be by Tiffany King (The Saving Angels #1)

Krista Miller feels like she has lived her entire life in a glass box with her every emotion on display. She can’t help feeling like a defect as her sensitivities have made her socially inept and without any real friends; the one exception being the boy that visits her each night in her dreams.

Krista’s emotions are put to the test when a move to California triggers a devastating change to her fantasy world. The nightly comfort that the boy provides has now become a recurring nightmare as he is taken from her by an unseen force.

Struggling to appear normal, Krista enrolls in a new school and finds it to be nothing like she thought. Her new life is sent spiraling out of control from a strange connection with a boy, Mark, who claims to know all her secrets.

As Krista begins to explore the emotions that Mark evokes in her, secrets from their past about their shared connection threatens to separate them just when they have found each other.

Find it on Amazon (Free?) and Barnes and Noble.

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2940012318831_p0_v1_s260x420Betrayal by Mayandree Michel (The Descendants #1)

At seventeen, Cordelia is an ordinary teen with an extraordinary and frightening secret. A secret that induces vivid dreams which she not only experiences true love, but crippling fear while barely escaping with her life each night.

After a life altering event, Cordelia has an unexpected encounter with Evan, the mysterious boy from her dreams, who reveals who and what she is – a descendant of the Greek gods. At that moment everything she knows of her world is a lie, and she must leave the present and go into the past to assume the role she was put on this earth for – safeguarding her ancient empire amidst evil forces that toil hastily to destroy it.

In a race against time, Cordelia must decide if she is truly a part of this dangerous world, or risk defying the gods, and ultimately lose the boy who has put a claim on her heart.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940015238907_p0_v1_s260x420Sacrifice by Mayandree Michel (The Descendants #2)

War has never been won and love has never been saved without… Sacrifice

As the new Empress of the Ischero Empire, Cordelia fights for the safety of her divine disciples, including Victor – the only powerless demigod, from the threat of Hades’ Apolluon. While Cordelia awaits her anointment from Zeus, she finds solace in her growing relationship with Evan and believes that everything is falling into place, until the Apolluon increase their attacks on the Ischero and the mortals of Nickel City, and the elders object to the mission to search for her parents, causing division in the empire.

Just when Cordelia believes things can’t get any worse, Victor vanishes, bringing about a new threat to end her union with Evan for good, and the mortals begin to suspect that the Ischero are nothing like them at all. Due to the growing persecution from the residents of the town, Cordelia decides that relocating is the answer.

In the new city, just as the members of the empire begin to find peace, familiar faces begin to emerge and true identities are revealed. In order to guarantee her empire’s safety, Cordelia must decide between saving herself and making the ultimate sacrifice without any help from the gods.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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BlackHillFarm(MASTER)ResizedBlack Hill Farm by Tim O’Rourke (Black Hill Farm #1)

When sixteen year-old Ben McCloud moves to Black Hill Farm, he soon falls in love with the mysterious and seductive Andrea Black.
Finding themselves alone on this remote farm and desperate to stay together, Ben and Andrea’s world spirals out of control. As they fight for survival, every step they take leads them into an ever darker world of forbidden love and despair.

A dark romance with a deadly twist.

This is a new adult novel recommended for 16 years +.

Find it on Amazon.

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BlackhillFarmandysDiary(MASTER)ResizedAndy’s Diary by Tim O’Rourke (Black Hill Farm #2)

In his confession, Ben McCloud told Detective Chief Inspector John Walker about the four murders that took place at Black Hill Farm. But what about the others? There are two sides to every story and this is Andy’s.

‘Andy’s Diary’ the second book in the paranormal romance series: ‘Black Hill Farm’. For young adults aged 16 years and over.

Find it on Amazon.

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11824848Vampire Shift by Tim O’Rourke (Kiera Hudson Series One 1)

When twenty-year-old police recruit Kiera Hudson is posted to the remote town of The Ragged Cove, her life is changed forever.  Investigating a series of horrific murders, grave desecrations and missing persons, with her unique ability of ‘seeing’, Kiera soon realises her life is in danger.  

But when Kiera is crewed with Police officer Luke Bishop, not only is her mind and heart opened to a terrifying new world, she comes to suspect that Luke might be involved in the killings.  

In a race against time to unearth the truth, Kiera must discover the identity of who or what is behind the gruesome deaths on the ‘Vampire Shift’.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940015813791_p0_v1_s260x420Winter Escapes by Multi: Excerpts from popular YA Fantasy novels. Genres: Urban Fantasy, Portal Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Dark Fairy Tales, Contemporary Fantasy, Epic Fantasy and Adventure, and Greek Mythology.

CONNECTION by Emily Ann Ward: When Aaron and Anna rekindle their friendship, they find their empathic connection now accompanies supernatural powers.

DANCING DAYS by V. J. Chambers: A young muse searches to discover who is draining energy from her new found home, the whimsical land of Helicon, and begins to suspect her childhood sweetheart.

GRAVITY by Abigail Boyd: After her friend disappears, strange images and sights haunt Ariel Donovan, leading her to unravel the mystery.

AFTER EDEN by Katherine Pine: When an angel kidnaps Devi’s twin brother, the only person who can get him back is a demon–if she is willing to pay his price.

PARALLEL SPIRITS by T. S. Welti: When Belinda and Mara make a deal to help Mara get her spirit back, Belinda quickly discovers what Mara has known for centuries: Falling in love is as dangerous as exorcising evil spirits.

PETER AND THE VAMPIRES by Darren Pillsbury: Ten-year-old Peter moves into his grandfather’s creepy old mansion and bad, baaaaad things start to happen. Like dead guys in the garden patch.

GIFT OF THE DESTROYER by Jeroen Steenbeeke: A young pregnant woman is whisked away by man from the future to prevent death of the world.

PROMISING LIGHT by Emily Ann Ward: Grace, a young noble, must decide whether to help a family of shape changers from the oppressive Protectors.

THE STORM DRAGON’S HEART by David Alastair Hayden: A teenage wizard burdened with a mysterious destiny, a cat-girl ninja he can’t help but fall for, and a bat-winged daemon that doubles as a diary embark on a journey of self-discovery in a world teeming with monsters and magic.

PRINCESS ROSE AND THE CRYSTAL PALACE by Pepper Thorne: Princess Rose carries a dangerous curse. Everyone loves her.

Also includes excerpts from:
NEW BREED by Danielle Kazemi
SURFACING by Shana Norris (Selkies)
WINGS OF SHADOW by Anna Kyss (Vampires)
CORNERSTONE by Kelly Walker
WHEN WALLS TALK by Cate Dean
MYTH WEAVER by David J Normoyle
GREEN MOUNTAIN MAGIC, a Prequel to A Little Magic by Valerie Gillen

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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9781937733292_p0_v1_s260x420Blood Calling by Joshua Grover-David Patterson (Blood Calling #1)

Lucy Leary’s eighteen year old life is a wreck. Her parents divorced, she’s earned a DUI, and her grandfather has died. He left her a single possession: A vampire slaying kit with a note that says, “They’re real. Fight them.”

Lucy finds answers in a place she never expected–the homeless shelter where she has to perform her community service. The Sundown Shelter is only open at night, and the man who runs it disappears during the day. But digging into the truth is dangerous. What Lucy learns will force her to abandon her life and confront an ancient vampire out to get her family.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940016345291_p0_v1_s260x420Blood Born by Joshua Grover-David Patterson (Blood Calling #0.5)

When a father discovers his newborn has been turned into a vampire, he’s forced to make a choice: Hide his child’s secret… or end his family line.

Blood Born is an 11000-word prequel to The Blood Calling Series.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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If you could help give these authors some love by spreading the word, that would be epic.

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