Friday, July 29, 2016

BookGorilla's free and bargain bestseller ebook alert for Friday! - - Bestsellers, freebies and bargain books galore by authors you love, including Katherine Anne Porter, Tim O'Brien, Barbara Freethy, The Boy in the Suitcase and many more including Beyond Star Trek: From Alien Invasions to the End of Time by Lawrence M. Krauss! Be sure to share, because friends don't let friends miss out on incredible deals like these!

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"A miraculously brilliant book."
--The New York Times

Ship of Fools: A Novel
by Katherine Anne Porter

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Katherine Anne Porter’s first and only novel is a masterful allegory of the passions and prejudices that sparked World War II...

August 1931. An ocean liner bound for Germany sets out from the Mexican port city of Veracruz. The ship’s first-class passengers include an idealistic young American painter and her lover...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Bestsellers; Classic Fiction; Literary Fiction
This modern classic was a finalist for the 1990 Pulitzer Prize, and it's now in audiobook format!

The Things They Carried
by Tim O'Brien, with professional narration by Bryan Cranston
Hailed by NY TIMES as "a marvel of storytelling", The Things They Carried's portrayal of the boots-on-the-ground experience of soldiers in the Vietnam War is a landmark in war writing. Now, three-time Emmy Award winner Bryan Cranston, star of the hit TV series Breaking Bad, delivers an electrifying performance...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
This high-suspense series gets better with each installment, and today's NEW RELEASE completes the trilogy!

Deal Master
by Adam Gittlin

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Power Broker Jonah Gray is home. But does that mean Amsterdam, or New York City? Will he be Ivan Janse or Jonah Gray?

One thing is certain—Jonah, as always, is steeled to get where he needs to go. 

This time around, the stakes couldn’t be higher: someone from Jonah’s past is back in a big way.
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Categories: Crime Fiction; Mysteries; Thrillers
A fast-paced thriller that takes readers inside the disturbing world of child sex trafficking:

Anybody's Daughter
(Dre Thomas Series 2)
by Pamela Samuels Young

67% price cut!
Thirteen-year-old Brianna Walker is ecstatic. She's about to sneak off to meet her first real boyfriend—a boyfriend she met on Facebook. But Brianna is in for a horrifying surprise because her boyfriend doesn't exist. Instead, Brianna unwittingly becomes the captive of a ring of drug dealers- turned-human traffickers who prey...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Teen Mysteries & Thrillers
Set in World War II Italy, an epic intertwining story of first love, great tragedy, and spectacular bravery:

The Garden of Letters
by Alyson Richman, author of THE LOST WIFE
Portofino, Italy, 1943. A young woman steps off a boat in a scenic coastal village. Although she knows how to disappear in a crowd, Elodie is too terrified to slip by the German officers while carrying her poorly forged identity papers. She is frozen until a man she’s never met before claims to know her...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Over 300 rave reviews for this highly acclaimed paranormal romance!

The Noru: Blue Rose
by Lola StVil

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"After speaking to the other angels on the team, I hang up my cell and sigh. No one's heard from Aaden in months. This bothers me not only as the leader but as his girl--well if I was his girl--which I'm not. 
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An emotional and romantic novel about love, family and a little bit of magic from bestselling author Barbara Freethy:

Ryan's Return
by Barbara Freethy

A BookGorilla debut!
Famous photojournalist Ryan Hunter has come back to a family torn apart by mistrust and resentment -- to the father who disowned him, to the brother who betrayed him, to the little boy who shares his features. Ryan, the charismatic "bad boy" son, has returned -- stirring up past conflicts like a whirlwind...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Romance; Paranormal Romance
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Beyond Star Trek:
From Alien Invasions to the End of Time
by Lawrence M. Krauss

A BookGorilla debut!
In the bestselling The Physics of Star Trek, the renowned theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss took readers on an entertaining and eye-opening tour of the Star Trek universe to see how it stacked up against the real universe. Now, responding to requests for more as well as to a number of recent exciting discoveries in physics...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality; Arts & Photography; Bestsellers; Science
When these two get together, anything can happen and anyone can get hurt...

Imaginary Grace
by Anne Holster

34 rave reviews and yours FREE TODAY!
Tanner has always gotten what he wants from girls - whether it's the co-ed sitting next to him in class or the scantily dressed groupies that follow his band, Hudson-Nash. There's only one woman immune to his charms, and that's his mother. Tired of Tanner's hard partying, she's waiting for him to grow up and settle down...
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Categories: Contemporary Romance
Save now on this Scandinoir bestseller! Nina Borg finds a three-year-old boy, naked and drugged, but alive....

The Boy in the Suitcase
by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis

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A recent top 10 bestseller overall in the Kindle Store with over 770 rave reviews!! Be the first on your block to discover THE BOY IN THE SUITCASE while it's 77% off the regular price!
#1 in Women Sleuths on Kindle!
#1 in International Mystery & Crime on Kindle!
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Categories: Bestsellers; Mysteries; Thrillers
Joni Harte knew her first job out of college would be tough, but she didn’t expect it to be murder...

Death Goes to the County Fair
by Annette Drake
An Ogallala Mystery Book 1
With the ink mostly dry on her journalism degree, Joni accepts the position of news reporter and photographer for The Ogallala Gazette. She’s tasked with chronicling all of the goings-on of the quirky characters who inhabit this small Missouri town. While investigating the identity of the first murder victim...
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Categories: Mysteries
A haunting and hopeful tale of discovering light in even the darkest of places...

The Light of the Fireflies
by Paul Pen

For his whole life, the boy has lived underground, in a basement with his parents, grandmother, sister, and brother. Before he was born, his family was disfigured by a fire. His sister wears a white mask to cover her burns. He spends his hours with his cactus, reading his book on insects, or touching the one ray of sunlight...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction; Thrillers
"Artfully constructed, beautifully written, and highly entertaining," and its absolutely FREE TODAY!

Beach Town Boogie
by Bart Hopkins Jr., author of Playtime & Sign Changes
Despite her recent divorce, Cass Destry has been fairly content plying her trade as a private investigator and living alone in her Galveston Island beach home. But things have gotten a bit more complex lately. This week she's been stalked, attacked, and embroiled in a murder investigation. And it's only Thursday....
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Mysteries
With every uneven and painful step into the past, Jess comes closer to a truth that could alter her own path:

The Color of Water in July
by Nora Carroll
It’s been a long seventeen years since Jess last saw her grandmother or visited the family cottage set on an idyllic lake in Northern Michigan. For all that time, she’s been haunted by loss—of her innocence and her ability to trust and, most of all, of a profound summer romance that might have been something more....
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"A Chiller!" -Los Angeles Times

Flowers From Berlin
The Classic American Spy Novel
by Noel Hynd

25th Anniversary Edition
Love and betrayal, spies and patriots, murder and romance, Roosevelt versus Hitler on the eve of World War Two.

This espionage thriller follows FBI agent William Cochrane's efforts to stop a Nazi spy from assassinating FDR. Toss in a love affair with a British Secret Service operative and you have the makings of a page-turner.
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Categories: Bestsellers; Thrillers
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Check Six!: A Thunderbolt Pilot's War Across the Pacific
by Jim Curran, Jr and Terrence Popravak

BookGorilla debut!
There were no mission limits for a pilot in the Pacific during World War II; unlike in Europe, you flew until it was time to go home. So it was for James “Jug” Curran, all the way from New Guinea to the Philippines with the 348th Fighter Group, the first P-47 Thunderbolt outfit in the Pacific. After the attack on Pearl Harbor...
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The Gossiping Gourmet
(A Murder in Marin Mystery - Book 1)
by Martin Brown
Warren Bradley, renowned as the local gadfly in the picture-perfect community of Sausalito, California, is esteemed by his admirers and despised by his detractors. Everyone has their own theory about who killed Warren. But it takes the combined efforts of Rob Timmons, the local newspaper publisher...
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Categories: Mysteries
"A masterful web of Southern gothic family drama and spine-tingling mystery. A must read.”—M.J. Pullen

Burying the Honeysuckle Girls
by Emily Carpenter
Althea Bell is still heartbroken by her mother’s tragic, premature death—and tormented by the last, frantic words she whispered into young Althea’s ear: Wait for her. For the honeysuckle girl. She’ll find you, I think, but if she doesn’t, you find her. Adrift ever since, Althea is now fresh out of rehab and returning to her...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Bestsellers; Literary Fiction; Occult
Two teens from two centuries apart, one the direct descendant of the other. Einstein didn't cover THIS relativity.

... Before You Leap
by Les Lynam
Sean Kelly considered himself an average 16-year-old, living in an average neighborhood in a small University town. Nothing too exciting ever happened in Grover's Corners, Missouri; some might even label it boring. His ordinary life was disrupted when a distant relative dropped by at the beginning of his Junior year in high-school...
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Categories: All Science Fiction; All Teen Lit
Lexi Titan can just see the headlines. All of Titanville will be buzzing. Not that she has any other choice....

Under Her Skin
by Susan Mallery

Faced with exactly thirty days to come up with two million dollars, Lexi Titan is out of options. Marry Cruz Rodriguez or lose everything—the successful day spa she built herself, her tyrant of a father's respect. And the long-standing competition with her sisters for the family business.

Save 71% on Lone Star Sisters Book 1!
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Contemporary Romance
FREE! Tammy is called upon to save the American Indians from extinction in Book 6 of The Wurtherington Diary:

Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express
by Reynold Jay

"Magic literally and figuratively."
The space-time continuum has been disrupted once again and it appears that the Pony Express had not formed properly. In that this had an effect upon the extinction of the American Indians, Tammy must go to Lexington, Missouri in 1855 to see that Mr. Majors meets other transportation moguls, Russell and Waddell. Tammy and her friends...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
80% off a remarkable history of the Jewish immigrants from Russia and Poland...

The Rest of Us: The Rise of America's Eastern European Jews
by Stephen Birmingham
The wave of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who swept into New York in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by way of Ellis Island were not welcomed by the Jews who had arrived decades before. These refugees from czarist Russia and the Polish shtetls who came to America to escape pogroms and persecution...
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Elizabeth Carlton is an uptight widow. RJ Scott is a proud, cantankerous, old cowboy. It's a match made in Poke, Texas....

A Season of Magenta
by Brenda B. Dawson
With their children's upcoming wedding, these two aging delinquents are forced to spend the weekend from hell together....

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When an unexpected threat emerges, Grace Emery will discover just how far Slater Carson will go to protect what matters most....

Once a Rancher
by Linda Lael Miller

The Carsons of Mustang Creek: three men who embody the West and define what it means to be a rancher, a cowboy and a hero in this brand-new series from the queen of Western romance.
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Western Romance
"Young love, paranormal creatures, and murder."

(The Beautiful Creatures of Beverly Hills Book 1)
by E. Van Lowe

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There is a creature haunting the swimming pools of Beverly Hills. 16 year-old Josh Butters believes he sees a connection between the creature and the mysterious and beautiful girl next door. Before long, Josh finds himself falling head-over-heels in love with the girl, Lara, who it turns out is an enchanted being...
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Categories: Paranormal Fantasy; Paranormal Romance; Teen Romance; Teen Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Mind Games Pro
by Mindware Consulting, Inc.
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Categories: Bestsellers
BEST PRICE EVER for this BookGorilla debut!

Piggybanking: Preparing Your Financial Life for Kids and Your Kids for a Financial Life
by Wall Street Journal personal finance writer Jeff D. Opdyke
PIGGYBANKING is a must-have financial guide that shows couples how to afford kids and how to teach them about money. A longtime personal finance writer for the Wall Street Journal , author Jeff D. Opdyke offers invaluable advice for young families no matter what the financial climate—recession or boom—in a one-of-a-kind...
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Hearts Of Darkness
by Michele Bardsley, Gena D. Lutz, Julia Mills, Sharon Kay and more
Vampires, shifters, demons, witches and ghosts…

Ten delicious tales of paranormal romance. Those who dare the darkness will find the true heart of supernatural love.
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This sassy, sexy Gothic historical romance from NY TIMES bestselling author Annette Blair is yours FREE TODAY!

Sea Scoundrel
by Annette Blair

Over 350 rave reviews!
Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, only to find her intended had died. Penniless, she created a way home: She would bring rich Americans to England to find titled husbands. Captain Grant St. Benedict had never met a woman more irritating, or more desirable, than Lady Patience Kendall. But however dangerous his interest...
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"The best Irish crime novelist of his generation!"--John Connolly

All the Dead Voices: A Novel
(Ed Loy Novels)
by Declan Hughes

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Author Declan Hughes has already won a Shamus Award—and has been nominated for an Edgar Award—for his internationally bestselling series featuring Irish private investigator Ed Loy. Hughes’s remarkable thriller ALL THE DEAD VOICES should dispel any doubts (if there were any) that he truly belongs in upper ranks of crime fiction writers.
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The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon
by John Ferling

Almost 100 rave reviews!
Perhaps the most revered American of all, George Washington has long been considered a stoic leader who held himself above the fray of political infighting. What has gone unnoticed about the much-researched life of Washington is that he was in fact a consummate politician, as historian John Ferling shows in this revealing and...
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What could possibly go wrong when failed screenwriter Winfield Payton poses as a Mafioso to intimidate skittish investors?

by Mark Connelly
With his new girlfriend – a soccer mom with a taste for bondage – urging him to “go condo,” failed screenwriter Winfield Payton needs cash. 

Figure-skating between the worlds of white and black, gay and straight, male and female, Jew and Gentile, Yuppie and militant, Payton flies higher and higher until the inevitable crash. . .
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Categories: All Humor; Contemporary Fiction
Fleeing Las Vegas and an encounter with the Mob, Alice Trent is searching for a special place ... home.

Blue Water Horizon
by Glenn Trust

(Blue Eyes Book 3)
Perhaps Alice has found home in this paradise by the sea. That is her great hope, and it seems that perhaps her wandering may come to an end. But then events require her to use those special skills she has developed through years of survival on the streets and force her to continue her journeys...alone.
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Categories: Mysteries; Romantic Suspense
From acclaimed humor writer Jane Lotter comes this madcap, laugh-out-loud adventure:

The Bette Davis Club
by Jane Lotter

Over 500 five-star reviews!
The morning of her niece’s wedding, Margo Just drinks a double martini and contemplates the many mistakes she’s made in her fifty-odd years of life. Spending three decades in love with a wonderful but unattainable man is pretty high up on her list of missteps, as is a long line of unsuccessful love affairs accompanied by a seemingly...
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There are lines you can cross that will change the course of your life forever … 

Conflicted (Secrets and Lies Series Book 1)
by M. M. Koenig

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Mia Ryan's life was everything she wanted it to be; until one fateful night changed everything. Nearly a year later, she still has little faith in anyone or anything. Desperate to reclaim her life’s ambition, she takes an unexpected offer that promises to solve all her problems. But as Mia moves forward, she’s faced with obstacles she...
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Categories: Romantic Suspense
Every secret will come to light in this suspenseful bestseller!

by Lisa Jackson

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In the chill of an Oregon night, a man plunges to his death. Another vanishes without a trace. A third drowns in the murky waters of a quiet lake. Alone in the dark, a ruthless killer is certain that every loose end has been cut, every enemy silenced except one...
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Cass Destry rides again in Bart Hopkins Jr.'s

by Bart Hopkins Jr.
Cass Destry is delighted to take on a case that doesn't seem very dangerous, after her last tense dealings with a stalker and serial killer. A young woman has apparently gone missing, if only in her mother's eyes. She is likely sitting on a sandy beach somewhere sipping margaritas as she tans. But as the accidents and coincidences start..
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Categories: Mysteries
Swing across Europe between history, mystery and fantasy...

Constant Guests
by Patricia Nedelea

4.9 stars on unanimous rave reviews!
How would you feel if you found out one day that your mother wasn't your mother and nobody had a clue who your father might be? This is what happens to Isa, a cynical party girl from Paris whose life is abruptly changed. When Mara, her real mother dies in front of her eyes without saying a word, Isa wants to find out what Mara was...
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Talking to the Enemy:
Faith, Brotherhood, and the (Un)Making of Terrorists
by Scott Atran

BEST PRICE EVER for this BookGorilla debut!
"This is an impressive work on a fascinating subject by a brilliant man and one of our nation's top scientists. Scott Atran understands religion probably better than anyone alive. He explains in detail why so many men are joining the "jihad" against the West. This book could be accurately described as a 600 page attack on false beliefs."
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When do you admit a holiday fling is so much more?

Hawaiian Heartbreak
by Libby Cole

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Kayla's always been scared to push her boundaries and take a risk. But it turns out all she needed was a scumbag ex-boyfriend to send her running to Hawaii, hoping to pull the shattered pieces of her heart back together while sunning herself on a white sand beach. What she hadn't planned on was falling for someone new...
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Categories: Contemporary Romance
Treat yourself to this YA dystopian romantic fantasy thriller, 80% off today!

Two Moons of Sera
by P.K. Tyler

68 rave reviews!
The land-dwelling Erdlanders don't know about her.
The amphibious Sualwets reject and resent her.
Serafay is anomaly, an unwanted outcast from both worlds. Fearing the people who tortured & experimented on her mother's waterborne race, Sera remains hidden and isolated. Until she meets the stranger.
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Teen Lit
Cozy Mystery with 28 out of 29 rave reviews!

Homicide by Hamlet
Book #3 in the Chubby Chicks Club Mystery Series
by Lois Lavrisa

4.8 stars, and absolutely FREE!
Annie Mae has one last job to do before she retires from a thirty-year career in academia: one week of summer theater camp. A camp she has worked at for so many years she could do it with her eyes closed.

Easy peasy. Until a team leader is murdered and all hell breaks loose as everyone is a suspect and everyone has a secret....
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Categories: Mysteries
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