Free fantasy Kindle books for 11 May 17

Beauty and the Beast

by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve

This is the first published version of Beauty and the Beast, written by the French author Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in the mid-18th century and translated by James Robinson Planché. It is a novel-length story intended for adult readers, addressing the issues of the marriage system of the day in which women had no right to choose their husband or to refuse to marry.  There is also a wealth of rich back story as to how the Prince became cursed and revelations about Beauty’s parentage, which fail to appear in subsequent versions of the now classic fairy tale. 

The Becoming

by Jesse Newton

Follow Bryce Cameron as he becomes something that will merge all of history’s timelines and belief structures into an astonishing revelation.

Bryce is three years into the melancholic aftermath of his wife’s tragic death when the dreams begin. They’re becoming more visceral, strapping him into a rollercoaster of sheet-soaked nights when he’s saving presidents or plotting the death of Julius Caesar. They whisk him through watershed moments in mankind’s history, and they’re eerily starting to feel more like memories, as if they really happened.

He stumbles onto a terrifying scene of Little Rock’s finest detective reading someone’s mind, and it shatters his grasp of reality. As more supernatural events stack up, a stunningly beautiful girl named Elin keeps disappearing around the next corner, and soon it’s revealed that she is Bryce’s guide for what’s coming. Not only will she give him his first glimpse of love since losing his wife, but she’s also the cosmic glue that can keep his world from unraveling.

Those dreams were real. He was actually there. And he can do things that humans shouldn’t be able to do.

He’s not God. But he’s pretty damn close.

Scar of the Downers (The Scar of the Downers Book 1)

by Scott Keen

Branded on the slaves in the Northern Reaches beyond Ungstah, the scar marks each one as a Downer. It is who they are. There is no escaping this world. Still, strange things are stirring.

Two foreigners ride through the Northern Reaches on a secret mission. An unknown cloaked figure wanders the streets of the dark city of Ungstah. What they want no one can be sure, but it all centers around a Downer named Crik.

Crik, too scared to seek freedom, spends his days working in his master’s store, avoiding the spirit-eating Ash Kings, and scavenging food for himself and his best friend, Jak. Until he steals from the wrong person. When Jak is sold to satisfy the debt, Crik burns down his master’s house and is sentenced to death.

To survive, Crik and his friends must leave behind their life of slavery to do what no other Downer has ever done before – escape from the city of Ungstah.

The Black Dagger Gods: A Modern Gods Novelette

by Alesha Escobar

Babalu Aye, the African Orisha, should’ve been punishing evildoers and healing the sick.

Instead, he’s stuck in downtown Los Angeles getting harassed by gang bangers and running an alternative medicine clinic. Just another day in the life of a forgotten god.

Until, today.

When a Native American deity shows up at his doorstep with tales of conspiracy and deicide, Babalu must team up with an unlikely pantheon to uncover the Black Dagger murderer…before he’s next.

Picture Books For Kids: Working Together A Bear And Pig Story

by Adelina hill

A Story About A Bear And Pig Working Together..:-D

The table of Two Hearts and a Puppet: Fantasy (Romance paranormal Special Bonus Story)

by Aline. J

In a 21st century London where the ever so creative and mesmerizing art of puppeteering has been deemed as completely taboo due to an historic and enigmatic event that happened during the 19th century Victorian Era of London which destroyed the societies of Human and Witches creating an unbreakable border in between! Two souls, who were once miles apart from each other, will be brought together through their shared love for the passions of puppet manipulation and through their undying devotion and love for each other, an unforgettable and magical tale will be spun that will jump between the interconnecting story lines of Victorian and 21st Century London that will ultimately determine the fate of our beautiful love birds. Their struggle will cement the rejuvenation of the puppeteering community back to London with the help from a very unlikely and mysterious character who has the asptounding ability to give life to puppets and control their movements with the power of magicâ?¦

Bearly Awake: Providence Paranormal College Book One

by D.R. Perry

Bobby Tremain’s the first in his family to have a shot at college, also the first to head north of Louisiana. An early snow calls his Bear to hibernate a week before finals, but he needs to pass or he flunks out of Providence Paranormal College.

Lynn Frampton’s loneliness is almost more than she can take. She went to college on the other side of the country to get away from the persistent curse of unpopularity in a small town. Once at college, Lynn’s prickly personality has pushed everyone away yet again. But at least, she’s at the top of her class.

Bobby needs Lynn’s help to stay awake and pass his exam. She discovers she needs companionship more than she’d ever imagined. She’s all set to transfer to a school back home, but Bobby thinks she’s his mate. Can he keep awake long enough to pass, and more importantly, convince his love to stay?

Let this introductory novella transport you to Providence Paranormal College. Extrahumans of all types abound on this urban campus on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island. This Ivy-League college with supernatural curricula recently opened its doors to anyone with enough talent. The Admissions Department at PPC enrolls humans with extraordinary grades, the magically and psychically inclined, vampires, werewolves, changelings, and even magic shifters like dragons and Kelpies. Come take a tour! If you like YA and NA Paranormal Romance or Urban Fantasy with strong romantic subplots, you’ll feel right at home here.

Bearly Awake is a novella length book where the couple gets a happy ending. The College’s story, on the other hand, is only just beginning.

The Complexity of Magic (The Science of Magic Book 3)

by Michael W. Layne

A quest for vengeance leads to an elemental war that shakes the planet.
Book #3 in The Science of Magic Series
Merrick has discovered the secrets of divinium, saved his people from the forces of the Wind Family, and now leads the Earth Clan. But he has also lost his only chance at a happy life. Merrick vows to make the Emperor of the Wind Family pay for what he’s done, but he soon discovers that delivering the vengeance he seeks will be harder than he first imagined.

Committed to doing whatever he must, Merrick sends his most trusted friend on a dangerous mission to spy on the Emperor and to sow internal dissent within the Wind Family. Meanwhile, Merrick and Cara gather their forces and prepare for an all-out war that will be fought by magic-wielding warriors, filled with clashes between elemental extremes, and alter the fate of the world.
**This novel was written for adults but is suitable for teens and young adults, ages 12+.

The Science of Magic Series:

Prequel: The Applicant

Book 1: The Conservation of Magic

Book 2: The Equilibrium of Magic

Book 3: The Complexity of Magic

Possession Of My Soul (The Three Immortal Blades Book 1)

by Kia Carrington-Russell

Karla Gray is an ordinary young woman that is taken from her mundane life into a world of blood lust as she begins to struggle with a unique ability. Karla is a Shielder; an exceptional fighter born with the rare ability to project a Shield for protection. However, Shielders are not the only kind that possesses such a talent. The Shielders battle a war that has been raging for centuries against Starkorfs, who harvest humans and Shielders alike to obtain a near immortality.
Alongside the charming Lucas and selfless Paul, Karla must unravel the purpose of her curse and battle an unknown presence manipulating her thoughts; a mysterious woman who may be dormant for now, but has every intention of possessing Karla- mind, body, and soul.
Within this new reality that Karla faces the search for the Three Immortal Blades begins.

Into the Darkest Fire

by Juliana Haygert

In early 1500s, seventeen year-old Arianna founded the White Sisterhood, a powerful coven for the good witches hiding from the Brotherhood. But the Brotherhood doesn’t want any witches alive, not even good ones. Since she’s the most powerful of all, Arianna is high on their list.
While the witchhunts burn through Europe, Arianna works with a king, helping him to make his kingdom peaceful and strong again. In return, he promised to protect her against the Brotherhood.
Into the Darkest Fire is a short-story about the Arianna’s death.

The Midnight Test is a novella featured in the collection Midnight Kiss: Four New Adult Paranormal Romances, releasing October 1st.
The Midnight Test is set 500 years after Into the Darkest Fire.

Being the weakest witch of her generation, nineteen-year-old Hazel is convinced she’s supposed to live a normal, human lifeâ??except for the occasional ghost hunting. When Hazel moves to New Orleans, the most powerful witch coven in the world grants her a chance to join them, but only if she passes a dangerous test on Halloween night. Everything is going fine until mysterious Sean steps in Hazel’s way, putting her entire test at risk.
Will she be able to ace the test and keep them both alive at the same time?

Merry Chris Witch

by CK Dawn

Magic is real and dreams do come true. Be careful what you Witch for. 
Chris Heron is a witch who loathes the holiday season.What’s even worse is getting expelled from private coven school on Halloween and having to attend public magic school, where Santa’s son is visiting and has all the girls in a frenzy. Fairies, mermaids, elves, even the trolls are swooning over Kris Kringle Jr. All except for one girl, and she’s a North Pole mystery that has Chris intrigued. Will he be able to put his prejudices aside in time to see the true magic all around him?

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