Easter Freebies & Killer Deals

This is my first blog post. I hadn’t planned to start a blog but was presented with the opportunity when I registered to vote in DABWAHA. I’m doing this mostly to learn how to set up a blog or website, so please bear with me as I muddle my way through.

For a really happy Easter, Amazon has some major freebies today. Always double-check the price to make sure the deal is still going on before you click on the link to purchase. They are on sale at the time of the writing of this blog but can increase at any time.

Sophie JordanFirst is a HarperCollins Sophie Barnes book, the first in her Debutante Files series.

The last woman on earth he would ever touch . . .

Declan, the Duke of Banbury, has no interest in ushering Rosalie Hughes, his stepsister, into society.Dumped on him with nowhere else to go, he’s determined to rid himself of the headstrong debutante by bestowing on her an obscenely large dowry . . . making her the most sought-after heiress of the Season.

. . . is about to become the only one he wants

But Rosalie isn’t about to go along with Declan’s plans. Surrounded by fortune hunters, how is she supposed to find a man who truly wants her? Taking control of her fate, Rosalie dons a disguise and sneaks into Sodom, a private club host to all manner of illicit activity—and frequented by her infuriatingly handsome stepbrother.

In a shadowed alcove, Declan can’t resist the masked temptress who sets his blood afire . . . any more than Rosalie can deny her longing for a man who will send her into ruin.

http://www.amazon.com/Good-Debutantes-Guide-Ruin-Debutante-ebook/dp/B00GFZW3W2/

Grace Burrowes WorthNext is Grace Burrowes’ new book, Worth Lord of Reckoning, the eleventh Lovely Lords book.

Consummate man of business and rake at large, Worth Kettering, repairs to his country estate to sort out his familial situation, trusting the ever efficient (though as yet unmet) housekeeper, Jacaranda Wyeth, will provide his family a pleasant summer retreat. To his surprise, his household is managed by a quick-witted, violet-eyed beauty who’s his match in many regards.

As Jacaranda and Worth become enamored, the family she’s kept hidden from him, the financial clients Worth feels singularly protective of, and the ragged state of affairs between Worth and his estranged older brother Hessian all conspire to keep Worth and Jacaranda apart. Worth must choose between love and profit, and Jacaranda must decide between loyalty to her family, and the love of a man who values her above all others

http://www.amazon.com/Worth-Lord-Reckoning-Lonely-Lords-ebook/dp/B00K4MM3U4/

Amazon also has the following ebooks on sale:

The RakeMary Jo Putney’s classic, The Rake (formerly The Rake and the Reformer), has made several top 100 romances of all time lists.

The RITA winning, all-time classic romance of devastation and redemption.  The story was first published as a Signet Super Regency under the title The Rake and the Reformer.  With minor revisions, it was published as a Signet historical romance in 1998.  This is that historical romance version.

The Rake

Known as “the despair of the Davenports,” Reginald Davenport lived a reckless, rakish life while waiting for his hated uncle to die and leave Reggie an earldom.  Then the rightful heir claims the title and property and offers Reggie one last chance: Strickland, the estate where he was born and the site of his greatest joys and sorrows. Reggie returns to Strickland, resolving to build a healthier, more honorable life—if he can.

The Reformer

Young Alys Weston fled her home in despair, vowing never to trust another man.  Over the years, she’s built a good life with a foster family and a position as steward of Strickland.  She uses her skills to help her people, and her initials to convince the elderly earl who owned the state that she’s male.

Then the new owner appears in all his dangerous masculinity and threatens everything Alys holds dear.  Good resolutions crumble when two passionate, complicated people are drawn together despite their best judgment.  Can love lead to redemption and trust?   Or is it too late?

Angel RogueThe fourth in Mary Jo Putney’s Fallen Angels series has just dropped to $0.99. The first, Fallen Angels, is only $2.99, while most of the others in the series are on sale for $3.99 right now. Putney has been getting the rights back to her previously-published novels and self-publishing them as ebooks.

RWA RITA Finalist for Best Regency Romance * New York Times Bestselling Author * Book #4 in the Fallen Angels Series

***FLASH SALE – 99 CENTS***

The Rogue…
A master spy with the face of a fallen angel and a darkly heroic past, Lord Robert Andreville returns to his ancestral home in Yorkshire after a dozen harrowing years spying against Napoleon. But nothing soothes his ravaged spirit until a determined young beauty sweeps into his life.
…and the Runaway
Half Mohawk and all American, Maxima Collins is a wary stranger in a strange land, but she will let nothing halt her journey to London to learn the truth about her father’s sudden death–not even a self-appointed guardian who is all lazy charm and dangerous skill.
Together they travel across England, evading pursuers and circling each other in a dance of desire, where truth is elusive and only passion is sure. Then dark secrets shatter their idyll–and only love has the power to heal the past.
Bollywood AffairThe much-raved-about A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev is a steal right now at $2.51.

Mili Rathod hasn’t seen her husband in twenty years—not since she was promised to him at the age of four. Yet marriage has allowed Mili a freedom rarely given to girls in her village. Her grandmother has even allowed her to leave India and study in America for eight months, all to make her the perfect modern wife. Which is exactly what Mili longs to be—if her husband would just come and claim her.

Bollywood’s favorite director, Samir Rathod, has come to Michigan to secure a divorce for his older brother. Persuading a naïve village girl to sign the papers should be easy for someone with Samir’s tabloid-famous charm. But Mili is neither a fool nor a gold-digger. Open-hearted yet complex, she’s trying to reconcile her independence with cherished traditions. And before he can stop himself, Samir is immersed in Mili’s life—cooking her dal and rotis, escorting her to her roommate’s elaborate Indian wedding, and wondering where his loyalties and happiness lie.

Heartfelt, witty, and thoroughly engaging, Sonali Dev’s debut is both a vivid exploration of modern India and a deeply honest story of love, in all its diversity.

Now that Macmillan has a new contract with Amazon, it’s not as easy to find their ebooks for less than $7.99. The following are some that they currently have on sale.
Almost a ScandalElizabeth Essex’s Almost a Scandal, the book I’m reading right now, recently went up from $3.99 to $4.99 but is still a deal where Macmillan is concerned.

Bold, brazen, and beautiful, the Reckless Brides refuse to play by society’s rules of courtship. But–come hell or high water–they always get their man…

For generations, the Kents have served proudly with the British Royal Navy. So when her younger brother refuses to report for duty, Sally Kent slips into a uniform and takes his place–at least until he comes to his senses. Boldly climbing aboard the Audacious, Sally is as able-bodied as any sailor there. But one man is making her feel tantalizingly aware of the full-bodied woman beneath her navy blues…

Dedicated to his ship, sworn to his duty–and distractingly gorgeous–Lieutenant David Colyear sees through Sally’s charade, and he’s furious. But he must admit she’s the best midshipman on board–and a woman who tempts him like no other. With his own secrets to hide and his career at stake, Col agrees to keep her on. But can the passion they hide survive the perils of a battle at sea? Soon, their love and devotion will be put to the test…

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008DCV4AM/

Scandal to RememberThe fifth in the same series is still on sale for $3.99.

The rules of courtship are swept out to sea when a shipwreck offers a Reckless Bride a true taste of paradise…

CAN A WHIRLWIND ROMANCE

In Elizabeth Essex’s A Scandal to Remember, for too long, Miss Jane Burke’s father has taken advantage of her painstaking research. Heading to the South Seas to make her own name as a scientist despite the crew’s insistence that a woman aboard is bad luck, she isn’t prepared to be championed by a handsome ship’s officer who rouses longings inside her as wild as any storm…

LEAD TO A PROPER PROPOSAL?

For Lieutenant Charles Dance, a post on His Majesty’s survey ship Tenacious is just one more dutiful rung on the ladder of his career. Even a headstrong bluestocking on board is less troubling than the ship’s drunken captain–and the ferocious gales that drive the ship off course. Stranded on a remote island, passion blazes between them as hot as the sun, but it’s Jane’s love that Charles wants forever…

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IHCNPCS/

Jennifer Crusie TemptationSophie Dempsey wants to help her sister film a video and then get out of Temptation, Ohio. Mayor Phin Tucker wants to play pool with the police chief and keep things peaceful. But when Sophie and Phin meet, they both get more than they want. Gossip, blackmail, adultery, murder, vehicular abuse of a corpse, and slightly perverse but excellent sex: all hell breaks loose in Temptation as Sophie and Phin fall deeper and deeper in trouble… and in love.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00403MNZS/

Fantasy LoverThe first in Sherrilyn Kenyon’s popular Dark Hunter series is on sale for $3.99 right now.

Dear Reader,

Being trapped in a bedroom with a woman is a grand thing. Being trapped in hundreds of bedrooms over two thousand years isn’t. And being cursed into a book as a love-slave for eternity can ruin even a Spartan warrior’s day.

As a love-slave, I know everything about women. How to touch them, how to savor them, and most of all, how to pleasure them. But when I was summoned to fulfill Grace Alexander’s sexual fantasies, I found the first woman in history who saw me as a man with a tormented past. She alone bothered to take me out of the bedroom and onto the world. She taught me to love again.

But I was not born to love. I was cursed to walk eternity alone. As a general, I had long ago accepted my sentence. Yet now I have found Grace–the one thing my wounded heart cannot survive without. Sure, love can heal all wounds, but can it break a two-thousand-year-old curse?

Julian of Macedon

http://www.amazon.com/Fantasy-Lover-Dark-Hunter-Novels-Book-ebook/dp/B001OO4H14/

Thanks for reading. I welcome any comments or tips to make this better. I hope to add buttons for the links later, but I wanted to get his post up before the sale prices changed.

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