Free advice and self-help Kindle books for 22 Dec 18

Blood Rain in Trieste

by George Henry

Club owner Milo Marchetti smells a rat, when an exotic woman asks him to arrange a murder with an offer he cannot refuse.

Soon, he’s in big trouble. Confronted by mobsters, religious zealots and police who brand him a serial killer, Milo is drawn into a dangerous love affair and her criminal family.

When shocking truths about the woman surface, he must choose between a deceitful lover and enormous power, or a return to his previous life as a musician.

Or is there something else in store for him?

A furiously paced thriller with memorable characters, Blood Rain in Trieste’s witty, morally pragmatic Milo Marchetti will appeal to fans of Philip Kerr’s hard detective, Bernie Gunther, Robert Wilson’s fixer, Bruce Medway, and Len Deighton’s insubordinate Harry Palmer.

Praise from readers:

“Fans of rock-hard central characters paired with deceptively vulnerable heroines in faraway places will hail this book as possibly the breakout action novel of the year.” – Don Sloan, Book Reviews and More!

“The author’s witty dialogue reminded me of those in film noir. How Milo navigates the underbelly of Trieste with its mobsters, prostitutes and high stakes will keep you enthralled to the very end.” – Diana Stevan, Amazon Review

Good Deeds and Bad Intentions: A Bunny McGarry Short Story

by Caimh McDonnell

It’s the night before Christmas and Bunny McGarry is hard at work. New York is the city that never sleeps and it certainly doesn’t take days off. Just because it’s the holidays it doesn’t mean that bad people aren’t up to no good. Helena Martinez is trying to start a new life for her and her son but her ex-husband has other ideas. When she is approached by a mysterious woman with an offer of help she has to choose between running again or trusting a ragtag bunch of strangers and their unconventional methods.

Good Deeds and Bad Intentions is a festive Bunny McGarry short story.

Caimh McDonnell is the author of the critically-acclaimed Dublin Trilogy featuring Bunny McGarry, which melds high-octane action with a distinctly Irish acerbic wit.

Giada. A Guilty Love: A Steamy Forbidden Daddy Romance (Precious Gems Book 1)

by Anna Chillon

“May God have pity on me, on him and the enormous mess we’d made”.
A trouble, a scandal and too many secrets.
An exciting steamy forbidden romance.
I wasn’t ready for him, but he didn’t care.
He entered my life like a tornado,
he turned me upside down, taking my breath away,
and made me a woman,
in spite of everything and everyone.
On my eighteenth birthday I thought that life was about to look up, far from imagining what was really in wait for me. Soon I would be overwhelmed, shaken to the foundations, by something much bigger than me, throwing my body and heart into the mouth of a man with the character of a wolf. It was going to be a scandal and a disgrace: no one would understand, because no one knew the many truths that the wolf had been so good at concealing.
Perhaps even he had a heart, albeit a worn out one.
And perhaps, if I fought and ignored appearances, sooner or later I would discover it.

This is a romance novel for adults only.

“Reading â??Giada, a guilty love’ was exciting. I loved everything about this book: the out-of-the-ordinary love story, the authentic characters and the impeccable, but above all hypnotic style of this author who kept me glued to the pages without interruption to the endâ?¦”

“The story, page after page, is enriched by unexpected events, characters that come back from the past and that make the whole story even more compelling!â?¦”

“I found this book very deep and strong but at the same time delicate â?¦ A book with layers, the kind that touch you deeply to the end; you feel it on the skin, in the heart and to your soulâ?¦”

Holiday Bear (Bear Shifter Small Town Mystery Romance) (Fate Valley Mysteries Book 2)

by Scarlett Grove

Another romantic mystery from Scarlett Grove

A woman betrayed …

Knitting artisan, Layla Watson, is a master of her craft. Life in Fate Valley is good … until she discovers her boyfriend has been cheating on her. On a whim, she signs up for a shifter-human dating website and gets an instant match: Liam Nash.

A Christmas wish …

Liam has built a successful career as a real estate investor, but his wealth hasn’t brought him happiness. All he really wants is to finally find his fated mate. When he learns he’s been matched with Layla, he’s thrilled — but meeting her is just the beginning.

A Holiday Plot
The discovery of a body at the Holiday Market embroils Liam and Layla in a murder investigation. With everyone around them a potential suspect, can they carry on a courtship while they uncover a killer? And is Layla ready to trust a man who wants to claim her forever?

Holiday Bear is a steamy romance cozy mystery. This is a quick and fun short read with sexy times ahead.

Lucky Star (The Hollywood Series Book 1)

by Rebecca Norinne

Landing a role in the most anticipated movie of the year is my dream come true. But it’s nothing without my best friend Sarah by my side. She’s my lucky charm. She’s also the woman I’m secretly in love with, and now I have to make her mine.

â?©â?©Quicker than you can say, “Lights, camera, action!” I’m down on one knee, asking her for forever. When she says yes, it’s the happiest moment of my life. â?©â?©

But we’re facing serious backlash, and now this dream is poised to become a nightmare. Happily-ever-afters exist outside of the movies … don’t they?

** This is book one in a three-part series. **

Smoke Without Fire: Something’s coming to town… (Marnie Walker Mysteries Book 10)

by Leo McNeir

A new man comes to live in Knightly St John.

He is old, he is blind and Marnie is surprised and astonished to discover that he is probably the most eminent person ever to have set foot in the village. By any reckoning he is world class, admired and respected universally as a Great Man. He brings with him a strikingly beautiful â??great niece’, though some in the community have doubts about the true nature of their relationship.

But something doesn’t make sense. He is known to have a tempestuous past, for all his celebrity. He is also known paradoxically to be no friend of Britain. His arrival begs the question, why would such a man with such a history choose to move to this part of England?

Doubts grow when it gradually becomes apparent that for all his greatness and charm the newcomer’s past is starting to catch up with him. Soon, Marnie and everyone in the village get caught up in events that threaten the security of their peaceful world.

When tragedy strikes, no one can be safe, as old conflicts come back to cast their shadow over the living and the dead…

Praise for McNeir

“His are the only books our reviewer has read twice, just for the fun of it.”- Canal & Riverboat

Leo McNeir is a linguist and lexicographer. As director of The European Language Initiative he compiled and edited twelve dictionaries in fifteen languages, including English, since the first one was published by Cassell in 1993.

Fire Warrior: (Dark Warrior Alliance Book 14)

by Brenda Trim

Breslin Tarakesh isn’t your typical Vampire Princess. She loves designer clothes and bling, but is at home in her fighting leathers with her sais in hand. Court politics are not her thing and she eschews everything to do with the simpering suck-ups that want to use her family to gain favor. She’s meant for more than elaborate crowns and parties. She wasn’t given the power to wield fire simply to light candles. She prefers frying demons instead. As the only female Dark Warrior in the Seattle compound, she is accustomed to dealing with males and their quirks. If only centuries of living with flirtatious males prepared her for meeting her Fated Mate. She has never dreamed of being wooed with hearts and flowers, but she imagined her mate would be loyal and true. Enter her sexy fire demon and her survival hangs by a singed thread.

Rhett Kaufman loves the company of females as much as he loves to go on his walkabouts. Staying in one place and with one female smothers the fire in his veins. And, for a fire demon there is no worse fate than losing their life force. So when he discovers he’s Breslin’s Fated Mate, he packs his bags and leaves. He isn’t mate material and she is better off finding another. Unfortunately for Rhett, Breslin haunts him every waking minute. Will he be able to stay away from the one female that ignites an inferno in his system?

The Naughty List (Make Mine A Menage Book 1)

by Jodi Redford

Makin’ a list, and rocking itâ?¦twice.

Perpetual good girl Lacey McGuire has two Christmas wish lists. One suitable for public consumptionâ?¦and a private one that’s too hot to handle. Right at the top: wild, wicked fantasies about her best buddies and business partners Ryan Hollister and Bram Colton.

Besides the fact they’re both poster boys for Hunks ‘R’ Us, they’ve been there for her through thick, thin and the heartbreak of a cheating fiancé. So what if her boys will never know they star in her sexiest daydreams? In her fantasy world, her heart will never get trampled again.

Ry and Bram are pretty sure Lacey never meant to email a list of some of her raunchiest wants. Particularly the one that tightens their shortsâ??she wants a threesome. With them. Although they’ve loved her for years, they made a pact to keep Lacey off limits in order to protect their friendship. Now all bets are off. And the quest to give her all she wantsâ??and moreâ??is on.

Warning: This book contains a wickedly hot M/F/M ménage that will heat up the holidays. Friends steaming things up in a hot tub. Sexy shenanigans at a Christmas tree lot. And maybe even a glimpse of Santa�in a Speedo.

Colin’s Quest (MacLarens of Boundary Mountain Historical Western Romance Book 1)

by Shirleen Davies

Colin’s Quest, Book One, MacLarens of Boundary Mountain Historical Western Romance Series

For An Undying Loveâ?¦

When Colin MacLaren headed west on a wagon train, he hoped to find adventure and perhaps a little danger in untamed California. He never expected to meet the girl he would love forever. He also never expected her to be the daughter of his family’s age-old enemy, but Sarah was a MacGregor and the anger he anticipated soon became a reality. Her father would not be swayed, vehemently refusing to allow marriage to a MacLaren.

Time Has No Effectâ?¦

Forced apart for five years, Sarah never forgot Colinâ??nor did she give up on his promise to come for her. Carrying the brooch he gave her as proof of their secret betrothal, she scans the trail from California, waiting for Colin to claim her. Unfortunately, her father has other plans.

And Enemies Hold No Power.

Nothing can stop Colin from locating Sarah. Not outlaws, runaways, or miles of difficult trails. However, reuniting is only the beginning. Together they must find the courage to fight the men who would keep them apartâ??and conquer the challenge of uniting two independent hearts.

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Her Soulmate

by Emma Scarlett

Master Rutando had been the coven leader for one hundred years. He had never told anyone that his one thousandth birthday was coming up and when that happened, he would parish, his gifts eating him alive since he had not found his beloved to share his eternity with. Fate was a fickle thing, and he had waited for so long, that he had lost all hope.

Until the scent of something alluring sent him to enemy territory. He wondered if he was experiencing death early, hallucinating the scent of his beloved.

Would he make it out alive, or would the scent kill him as he dared to get ripped apart?

Unleashing C++ Programming

by Sasidharan Jayachandran

Unleash the programming skill in C++ Language

The Edge of Death: (Sequel to ADRENALINE)

by John Benedict

THE EDGE OF DEATH Powerful creatures have long been rumored to roam the Earthâ?? demons, wraiths, the undead, vampires. What if they are not just the stuff of legend? What if there is a scientific basis for their existence? There’s a secret lab in the basement of the prestigious Buchanan Medical Center, where the newly declared dead become subjects in pathologist Gunter Mueller’s research in cutting-edge resuscitation medicine. None of his subjects have survivedâ??until now. Not only is he alive, Nick Chandler has undergone a chilling metamorphosis into a man of supernatural prescience, superhuman strength, and absolutely no remorseâ??as Chip Allison and his friend Kristin Duffy quickly discover. Chip is on duty as monitor watcher in the ICU when Chandler is wheeled in; mere minutes later, Chandler has fled into the night, leaving behind a violently murdered nurse, the first of many victims. Besides being an avid dog lover, Kristin has an interesting hobby: she takes Kirlian photographsâ??images of the auras all living creatures give off. When she applies the technique to a photo of Chandler inadvertently captured on the night of his escape, Chandler has no aura. And somehow, Chandler knows she has that damning photograph… Still suffering flashbacks after being attacked by his former boss wielding a bone saw three years ago, anesthesiologist Doug Landry is teaching residents at the Buchanan Med Center during a six-month sabbatical when his wife Laura is seriously injured in a biking accident. When things go terribly wrong on the operating table, Laura is delivered to Dr. Mueller for resuscitation…

PinkCover: Things That Are Important

by Leon Labastide

The continual rhetoric within our nation is hate. We should be tired of seeing the color red flowing within our community as well as nationwide. All of the hurt and pain we are witnessing these past few years has been a cancer within our beautiful nation. This cancer has been spreading rapidly to different countries as well; hate within our homes, political system, our churches, our communities, our judicial system and with our Police Department. It’s as if we have forgotten God’s existence. The idea of hope, it lingers but a few. This domino effects have caused hate crimes, suicidal behavior, and domestic violence. Racism has been at an all time high within this generation, causing people to question their existence. The legacy of mankind lies with procreation, but who wants to procreate when killing is at its all time high. People are hurting tremendously, worldwide.

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