Each day, Amazon sponsors the Kindle Daily Deal and the Free App of the Day.
Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deal is a one-day only offer where a specific Kindle book for adults, one for young readers (children or young adults), a romance, and a science fiction / fantasy title have been hand-selected by the editors at Amazon and significantly discounted for today only.
Amazon’s free App of the Day can be utilized on a Kindle Fire and Android-based smartphones and tablet computers, and the app can be a game, utility, or who knows? Each app is offered free for 24 hours and, after that period is over it goes back to paid status and a new app is the Free App of the Day.
Kindle Daily Deal
Today’s Kindle Daily Deal for Adults is Ricochet , by Sandra Brown, and this book was $9.99 yesterday but has been discounted 80% to just $1.99 for today only. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 100 customer reviews.
Today’s Kindle Teens Daily Deal is Going Underground, by Michael Sampson, Susan Vaught, and this book was $9.99 yesterday but has been discounted 70% to just $2.99 for today only. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 16 customer reviews.
Today’s Kindle Sci-Fi / Fantasy Daily Deal is Lud-in-the-Mist, by Hope Mireless, and this book was $12.95 yesterday but has been discounted 92% to just $0.99 for today only. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 6 customer reviews.
Today’s Kindle Romance Daily Deal is Kitty , by M.C. Beaton and Marion Chesney, and this book was $5.99 yesterday but has been discounted 67% to just $1.99 for today only. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 4 customer reviews.
Here is the Ricochet book description from the Amazon website:
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR SANDRA BROWN IS BACK WITH A SPINE-TINGLING STORY OF MURDER AND BETRAYAL — AND A HOMICIDE DETECTIVE’S STRUGGLE WITH HIS OWN RULES OF CONDUCT.
When Detective Sergeant Duncan Hatcher is summoned to the home of Judge Cato Laird in the middle of the night to investigate a fatal shooting, he knows that discretion and kid-glove treatment are the keys to staying in the judge’s good graces and keeping his job.
At first glance, the case appears open-and-shut: Elise, the judge’s trophy wife, interrupted a burglary in progress and killed the intruder in self-defense. But Duncan is immediately suspicious of Elise’s innocent act. His gut feeling is that her account of the shooting is only partially true — and it’s the parts she’s leaving out that bother him.
Determined to learn the dead man’s connection to the Lairds and get at the truth, Duncan investigates further and quickly finds his career, as well as his integrity, in jeopardy — because he can’t deny his increasing attraction to Elise Laird, even if she is a married woman, a proven liar, and a murder suspect.
When Elise seeks Duncan out privately and makes an incredible allegation, he initially dismisses it as the manipulative lie of a guilty woman. But what if she’s telling the truth? Then that single fatal gunshot at her home takes on even more sinister significance, possibly involving Duncan’s nemesis, the brutal crime lord Robert Savich.
And then Elise goes missing . . .
Ricochet’s plot twists — as only Sandra Brown can write them — and palpable suspense combine to create this gripping thriller, in which a decent cop’s worst enemy may be his own conscience, and trusting the wrong person could mean the difference between life and death.
Here is the Going Undergroundbook description from the Amazon website:
Del is a good kid who’s been caught in horrible circumstances. When we meet him, he is 17, trying to put his life together after an incident in his past that made him a social outcast – and a felon. As a result, he can’t get into college; the only job he can get is digging graves; and when he finally meets a girl he might fall in love with, there’s a whole sea of complications that threaten to bring the world crashing down around him again. But what has Del done? In flashbacks to Del’s 14th year, we slowly learn the truth: his girlfriend texted him a revealing photo of herself, a teacher confiscated his phone, and soon the police were involved.Basing her story on real-life cases of teens being charged with sex crimes for texting explicit photos, Susan Vaught has created a moving portrait of an immensely likable young character caught up in a highly controversial legal scenario.
Here is the Lud-in-the-Mist book description from the Amazon website:
The book that New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman considers “one of the finest [fantasy novels] in the English language”
Between the mountains and the sea, between the sea and Fairyland, lay the Free State of Dorimare and its picturesque capital, Lud-in-the-Mist. No Luddite ever had any truck with fairies or Fairyland. Bad business, those fairies. The people of Dorimare had run them out generations ago–and the Duke of Dorimare along with them.
Until the spring of his fiftieth year, Master Nathaniel Chanticleer, Mayor of Lud-in-the-Mist and High Seneschal of Dorimare, had lived a sleepy life with his only son, Ranulph. But as he grew, Ranulph was more and more fond of talking nonsense about golden cups, and snow-white ladies milking azure cows, and the sound of tinkling bridles at midnight. And when Ranulph was twelve, he got caught up with the fairies, and Nathaniel’s life would never be the same.
Here is the Kitty book description from the Amazon website:
In any given glittering social season, Edwardian London’s dizzying whirl had its share of surprises. The latest was Kitty Harrison, once achingly poor, suddenly an heiress and now, thanks to her determined mother, she was about to become a Baroness. From the moment Kitty set eyes on Lord Chesworth, she found him to be the most exciting man she had ever laid eyes on. But Kitty was young, innocent, and easily dazzled. She did not even question the motives of the dashing bachelor who swore he loved her even as he courted the scandalously beautiful Mrs. Jackson. All too soon Kitty’s dream of marriage became a nightmare; someone was trying to kill her. Adrift in a sea of deception, Kitty soon realized that to save her life and win the only man she had ever loved, she would have to learn to play the game, only this time, her way: smarter… better… and for keeps.
Free App of the Day
Today’s Free App of the Day is Fruit Ninja , and this game app is normally $0.99 in the Amazon App Store but is free for today only.
Here is the app’s description from the Amazon App Store website:
• Carve, splatter, and slash your way through piles of colorful fruit in this juicy arcade action game
• Choose from three different game modes to play through: Classic, Arcade, and Zen
• Customize your experience with unlockable weapons and backgrounds
• Keep your eyes peeled for three different game-changing power-ups
• Climb to the top of the leaderboards with OpenFeint support for online scoring and achievements
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