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{August 9, 2014}   The 99 Cent Club–Feature 109–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 many 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.)

Your Book Vacation 109

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Holding OnHolding On by Rachael Brownell

For five years Becca has been struggling to hide her feelings for her best friend, Brad. Now she finally has a chance to move on.  She’s in a new city, she’s attending a new school, and she’s met the first guy besides Brad who’s held her attention in a long time.  Not only is Ethan attractive, he’s an amazing tennis player, and he might just be Becca’s match on and off the courts.

Brad has loved Becca for as long as he can remember. Now that Becca’s family has moved two thousand miles away, Brad may finally be ready to lay his heart on the line and do whatever it takes to hold on to Becca.

But is Brad too late? Or will Ethan’s secret drive Becca back into Brad’s arms? Torn between her love for Brad and the promise of something new and exciting with Ethan, Becca has an almost impossible choice to make, the choice between letting go or holding on.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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Glass FrostGlass Frost by Liz DeJesus

When Cinderella’s glass slipper is stolen, Queen Felicia sends her faithful steward Terrance to the real world to retrieve his love and witch-in-training, Bianca Frost. The power of the glass slipper in the wrong hands could ruin peace in Everafter. Bianca must gather every bit of magic she has learned in the past few weeks to find the slipper and protect her new love. Together, Bianca, Ming, Prince Ferdinand, and Terrance venture deep into the heart of Everafter to seek clues as to who has stolen the slipper and why. Along the way, they uncover what happened to the Seven Dwarves after Snow White married the prince, but also learn the awful risk of tampering with black magic and the high price that must be paid for magical aid, even when used for good.

Bianca and Terrance’s relationship is put to the test. Through the pain of suffering and loss, Bianca must determine if following her gallant boyfriend into his faraway world is in fact her heart’s desire.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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22060294Broken Series (All 4 Books) by Dawn Pendleton

All four books of Dawn Pendleton’s Broken Series are combined in this set: Broken Promises, Broken Dreams, Broken Pieces, and Broken Valentine.

Broken Promises: After three years in Boston attending college, Mallory Wells has come home to Casper, Maine to care for her father, who is dying from cancer. She left Casper without looking back, leaving her small-town life and everyone in it, behind. Including her sexy high school sweetheart.

Luke Bates was devastated when Mallory left him for the city life. He managed to pull himself together and move on, even if only just barely. When Mallory shows up in town, Luke vows to stay away from her at all costs. So why does he want to spend as much time with her as he can? He knows she’s going back to Boston eventually, but he just can’t resist the lure of Mallory. Even if it means he’s heartbroken again when she leaves.

Broken Dreams: Rainey Daniels has been keeping a secret since she left her hometown, three years ago. The death of a friend’s father, though, has her questioning whether or not running away from her past is what’s best for her future. Add sexy Chris Baker in the mix and she’s even more unsure. After all, life is short.

Baker is an all-around good guy with a great sense of humor struggling to keep his new bar afloat. And he always thought Rainey was hot, even when she carried a few extra pounds in high school. Hell, he thinks she’s too skinny now. He knows she’s hiding something, too, but when he pushes the issue, she pushes him away. He tries not to care; she only wants a summer fling, right? But when her life is threatened, he realizes he may just be in love with her… and then he learns her secret.

Can they find love together before it’s too late?

Broken Pieces: It’s been a rough year for Gabby Peterman. Her best friend’s dad died six months ago, her other best friend has leukemia and isn’t doing well, and her marriage? After three years, it’s more of a joke than a relationship. Despite all the odds, she’s managed to stay strong for the people around her, supporting them through all their trials. But when death strikes again and one of her closest friends disappears, Gabby loses it.

On the verge of a mental breakdown himself, Wolfe Landon will do anything to win Gabby over. But first, he’s going to prove to her just how much he cares and loves her, because losing her will rip out his heart and soul.

Broken Valentine: Mallory and Luke have been joyously living out their happily ever after. With a baby on the way, they think nothing could ruin their happiness. When the baby’s life is in danger, though, they’ve got a tough decision to make.

**This is a new adult series and is recommended for people 18+**

Find it on Amazon.

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My SkylarMy Skylar by Penelope Ward

This book is recommended for readers over the age of 18 due to strong language and explicit sexual content.

From the author of the #1 bestselling romance, Jake Undone, comes a friends-to-lovers story of longing, passion, betrayal and redemption…with a twist that will rip your heart out.

Skylar was my best friend, but I secretly pined for her. One thing after another kept us apart, and I’ve spent the last decade in fear of losing her forever.

First, it was the cancer, but she survived only to face the unthinkable at my hands. Because of me, she left town. For years, I thought I’d never see her again.

But now she’s back…and living with him.

I don’t deserve her after everything I’ve put her through, but I can’t live without her. This is my last chance because she’s about to make the biggest mistake of her life. I can see it her eyes: she doesn’t love him. She still loves me…which is why I have to stop her before it’s too late.

My Skylar is a STANDALONE story of 99,000 words and a companion to the novel, Jake Undone. It does NOT need to be read in conjunction with any other book.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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PandoraPandora by Laura Howard, et. al

*20 COMPLETE FULL-LENGTH NOVELS & NOVELLAS*

Whether you love paranormal in the form of romance, mystery, or fantasy, this boxed set will entice your preternatural sensibilities.

With:

Riley J Ford, NY Times & USA Today Bestseller: INTO YOU–Winter knows exactly what her friends are thinking, but there’s a catch…

Rebecca Hamilton, Amazon Bestselling & Film-Optioned Novelist: HER SWEETEST DOWNFALL–Ophelia’s initiation won’t be complete until she kills the man she loves.

Apryl Baker, Amazon Bestselling & Film-Optioned Novelist: THE AWAKENING–Bones breaking and muscles tearing haunt Alexandria Reed.

Carole Lanham, Amazon Bestselling Author & Bram Stoker Award Nominee: CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLE–“There are monsters in this world. Sometimes I have fallen victim to them and sometimes I have been one.”

Thomas Sullivan, Pulitzer Prize Nominee: THE WATER WOLF–An adventurer searching for links in a colossal subterranean network finds a dangerous churchyard where he encounters strange magic.

Rainy Kaye, Amazon Bestselling Author: SUMMONED–A reluctant genie criminal unravels the mystery of the paranormal bond controlling him.

Conner Kressley, Amazon Bestselling Author: THE BREAKER’S CODE–Cresta thinks everything is the end of the world. She might be right.

Laura Howard, Amazon Bestselling Author: THE FORGOTTEN ONES

Noree Cosper, B.R.A.G. Medallion: A PRESCRIPTION FOR DELIRIUM–Madness spreading like a virus and a revenge that’s waited for over 500 years.

Louise Caiola, Amazon Bestselling Author: WHAT TRULY KNOWS–Some said Truly was born with a gift. Others, a curse. But it was the very thing meant to save her life. If it didn’t kill her first.

Susan Stec, Amazon Bestselling Author: DEAD GIRLS NEVER SHUT UP–Toni’s grandmother is a psychopath.  Her sister is a ghost.  Her boyfriend is possessed.  And she has no idea who she is.

Kelly Anne Blount, Amazon Bestselling Author: SHADE–The traumatic kidnapping of Abriana Vega, a Hispanic college student.

Christi Goddard, Amazon Bestselling Author: FOUR IN THE MORNING–When a smart-ass magical creature invades Kathleen’s life, a boy she hates turns up dead and her mother goes missing.

Steven Katriel, Amazon Bestselling Author: THE PORTRAIT OF ALATIEL SALAZAR–When Helena vanishes from his life, Gabriel journeys to the man responsible for her disappearance.

DelSheree Gladden, Amazon Bestselling Author: INVISIBLE–Being invisible won’t hide Mason for long.

Angela Fristoe, TheNextBigWriter 2010 Strongest Start Romance Winner: LIE TO ME

Heather Kenealy, MTV’s “Stan Lee presents the Seekers” winner: THE TRAITORS’ TRILOGY

Peter Dawes, BBF Reader’s Choice Award: EYES OF THE SEER

Samantha LaFantasie: MADE TO FORGET

Rachel Walter: TRUE CONNECTION

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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This MuchThis Much is True by Katherine Owen

Both on the verge of fame. A ballerina who lies. A baseball player who believes her. Well, the truth changes everything.

Since Valentine’s Day, Tally Landon has owned the most tragic story at Paly High. Now, she just wants to graduate, pursue her ballet career in New York, and leave this personal tragedy of hers far behind. Her best friend convinces her to attend one last party–a college party–where she meets Stanford’s latest baseball wonder. Tally has a little fun at this guy’s expense when she lies about her age and who she really is, intent on being someone else for just one night. After all, what’s the harm in a few innocent lies, especially when she’s so good at telling them?

Lincoln Presley’s future is all mapped out. There is only baseball. With the big leagues circling with a lucrative offer, the star pitcher is solely focused upon securing his future. His cousin’s party serves as a welcome distraction but then he sees the girl from Valentine’s Day–the one he rescued from the burning wreckage on the 101. He can’t quite hide his disappointment when she appears to look right through him, obviously not remembering him at all. Linc vows to learn her name at least. What would be the harm in getting to know this girl? What’s the worst that can happen?

Fate brings them together. Fame & lies tear them apart. One truth remains…

Find it on Amazon.

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 Red MoonRed Moon by M.A. Grant

Dark, moving and original, a story of family, survival, and getting on with life…

Flynn Sinclair understands pack loyalty — for years as his Alpha father’s enforcer, he has done things in the name of duty that he can’t ever forget. But the vast expanse of Alaska offers him a peace he’s never known. Alone, removed from pack life, he can focus on his research and try to forget his life before.

But duty has a way of inviting itself in, and Flynn finds himself doing two reckless things in one week: leaving the safety of Alaska to save his brother Connor’s life, and unwittingly falling in love with Evie Thompson, a woman who doesn’t deserve to be drawn into his terrifying world.

Connor carries news of their father’s descent into madness, and it looks like neither geography nor Flynn’s attempts at disengagement will put off a confrontation. Flynn had finally begun to believe that he might deserve something good in his life — something like Evie — but to move forward in the light, he must first reconcile with the dark.

Find it on Amazon.

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ChargedCharged by L.M. Moore

We are not alone…we never have been.

When ex-cop Lewis Kagen learns his childhood friend has been viciously murdered, his sheer determination to hunt down the killer has him breaking all the rules. And the FBI is more interested in confiscating what Lewis has found rather than searching for the murderer. The only real piece of evidence doesn’t lead Lewis where he thinks it will. Instead, it drags him into the depths of the earth where he discovers mankind is not alone and hasn’t been for centuries.

Book two – The Drid, now available
Book three – Dekka, to be released soon

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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Love Finds A WayLove Finds a Way (Boxed Set) by Karen Booth, Margaret Ethridge, Karen Stivali, and Holly Gilliatt

Four unconventional love stories, from popular and bestselling romance authors, each with sequels from Turquoise Morning Press.

BRING ME BACK by Karen Booth

Claire Abby was a starry-eyed teenager when she fantasized that British rock star Christopher Penman was her boyfriend. More than twenty years later, she’s about to fall in love with him for real.

CONTENTMENT by Margaret Ethridge

Fifteen years after saying, “I do”, Tracy Sullivan feels lost in a tangle of marriage, family, home, and career. Poised on the verge of losing it all, she embarks on a quest to redefine her life. With the help of a few good friends and the enduring love of her husband, she discovers that while happiness is fleeting, contentment can last a lifetime.

MEANT TO BE by Karen Stivali

Sometimes you’re already committed to the wrong person when fate finally brings you the right one. Daniel and Marienne’s friendship has helped them weather every hardship—now they’re both secretly wondering if it can survive a first kiss.

′TIL ST. PATRICK’S DAY by Holly Gilliatt

Over the course of one winter, three best friends encounter what happens when love doesn’t go according to plan.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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The Long Way HomeThe Long Way Home by Andrea Stark

Terra is 28, single, and muddling through her life as though locked in a time capsule of early adulthood. She obsesses about an old crush, commiserates with her best friend from high school and scours her old diaries for answers. That is, until a strange encounter with a violent waitress whisks her back to the world she documented in her diaries — a world where she is 16 years old, her life hasn’t yet ground to a screeching halt, and she might still have a chance with the boy of her dreams. As Terra sets out to change the mistakes she made as a teenager, she discovers that her memories and reality don’t quite fit together in this new version of her old life. A boy who claims to be in love with her becomes more dark and controlling, her own crush is more aloof than ever, and a mysterious girl lurks in the periphery, threatening to tear down the walls of Terra’s past. As the truth begins to unravel, Terra slips into a time-bending spiral of memories and lost dreams that she might not be able to escape with her life.

Find it on Amazon.

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