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message 1: by Linda (last edited Dec 29, 2012 01:44PM) (new)

Linda Crowder | 11 comments I thought it would be nice if we let each other know when our books are doing the free day promotions at Kindle Select.

My book, Life Isn't Just Luck, is free December 29 - January 2. I would appreciate if you would let me know what you think of it. Even if you hate it, I'd like to know what you think would make it better.

If you don't hate it, please go back to Amazon and post a review. Let's all help each other get our books noticed!

http://www.amazon.com/Life-Isnt-Just-...


message 2: by Autumn (new)

Autumn Birt | 3 comments Thanks for starting this thread Linda!

My epic fantasy novel Born of Water is free from today (Jan 23) to Jan 26 at Smashwords. The website is http://fantasycollective.wordpress.com/ and the coupon code is EA63Z. You can also read an excerpt at a blog I write for The Guild of Dreams: http://fantasycollective.wordpress.com/. Of course, you can find out a lot about the book at my blog, which you can find info for on my Goodreads authors page. lol.


message 3: by Rysa (new)

Rysa Walker (rysawalker) | 2 comments Time's Twisted Arrow: Book One of the CHRONOS Files is free on Kindle January 24 & 25.

Kirkus Book Reviews: "Sharp writing, a flair for dialogue and a big, twisting imagination."

★★★★★"Blend H. G. Wells' The Time Machine with BBC's Dr. Who, add a side of Jon D. MacDonald's The Girl, The Gold Watch and Everything, season generously with Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next novels, and you have a taste for Rysa Walker's first-in-a-series work Time's Twisted Arrow: Book One of the CHRONOS Files. Part science fiction, part historical novel, part young romance, mystery and action, all fast paced and riveting, this one will keep you up past bedtime."

Time's Twisted Arrow has a 4.8 average rating out of 28 reviews and has been on the Amazon Teen Historical Fiction list for the past three weeks.

Time's Twisted Arrow (The Chronos Files, #1) by Rysa Walker


message 4: by John (new)

John Logan (johnaalogan) | 18 comments Storm Damage - FREE 26-30 January

"10 magical modern short stories from a master of language" - The Kindle Book Review

STORM DAMAGE is a collection of ten stories by John A. A. Logan, author of THE SURVIVAL OF THOMAS FORD (winner of a Special Award in the eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBooks Awards 2012)

Length: 167 pages/60000 words

UNICORN ONE - Mission Control in Edinburgh has made a strange choice of astronaut for Scotland’s first ever Independent Space Program
LATE TESTING - Michael survived the trenches of World War One France, but can he survive the English village he returns home to?
NAPOLEON’S CHILD - Has old Frank been alone for too long, or did a young boy really appear from the desert mysteriously one night?
AT THE EDGE OF THE KNOWN WORLD - In a very bizarre circus, a Big Top performance goes horribly wrong
THE MAGENTA TAPESTRY - Calliasta may have to sell the old house to Russian mafiosi, but is it true that the family gardener, Ernest, owns the grounds?
THE AIRMAN - A ghost story about a World War Two bombing raid over Dresden which somehow ends up in modern India
THE POND - An elderly man tries to recreate a lost love but is Nature on his side?
THE ORANGE PIG - A meeting between a pig and a wolf on a moonlit hillside leads to a night of revelations for the pig
STORM DAMAGE - How hard can it really be to make an insurance claim?
SOMETIMES ALL THE WORLD COMES DOWN* - A young man gets his teeth into something at a party

*SOMETIMES ALL THE WORLD COMES DOWN was originally published by PICADOR in NEW WRITING 13 (edited by Ali Smith and Toby Litt)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Storm-Damage-...
8 reviews on Amazon UK/5 star average

http://www.amazon.com/Storm-Damage-eb...
8 reviews on Amazon US/4.9 star average

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15...
5 ratings on Goodreads/5 star average


message 5: by [deleted user] (new)

Murder in Death's Door County is free from January 25 to 29!

http://amzn.com/B00APPXD90


Annie Malone is in a rut. She needs a change, and fast. When her moonlighting job gives her a chance to make some big changes to her life, she leaps at it. But suddenly, weird things start to happen... and how does the dark mysterious Donovan Archer figure into this new chapter of her life?


message 6: by Alberto (new)

Alberto E. | 2 comments Please buy my first book. The life of Alberto volume one. It is true story of cerebral palsy guy and beginning from birth to high school graduation. here is my site. Albertobaston.com and check facebook page Alberto Baston - Writer.
Also ebooks and amazon and barnes and noble.


message 7: by Keith (new)

Keith | 4 comments Nice thread idea!

My book The Private Lie is the second in my Sam Dyke Investigations series, and is free from Wednesday 27th March to Friday 29th. It concerns Sam's attempts to help his son - who he's only just met, don't ask - find his missing girlfriend. On the way he gets caught up in the evil doings of a pair of nasty Liverpool twins who run a crime syndicate in the north west of England. It's funny, too.

Available here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Private-Lie...


message 8: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Lahart (1stephanielahart) Overcoming Life’s Obstacles is available for FREE on Amazon KINDLE through 4/28th. This book is sure to encourage, enlighten, and empower you. Please be prepared to read powerful impacting passages that cover everything that we all deal with in our everyday lives. Overcoming Life’s Obstacles is a MUST READ for everybody! It’s unlike any other book out there. When you finish reading my book, please be so kind to write a customer review so others will know how great and impacting this book truly is. Thank you and enjoy!!!
Overcoming Life's Obstacles by Stephanie Lahart


message 9: by Cherrie (new)

Cherrie Bautista (cherriebautista) | 6 comments FREE from 4/26 - 4/28: The Powerful Habits of Raising Confident Kids. Downloads and reviews are very much appreciated. If you leave a review, you'll be able to download bonus reports. Thank you for your support.

US Link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006XMUSBU
UK Link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006XMUSBU


message 10: by M.R. (new)

M.R. Jenks (mjenks6) | 17 comments Hi Everyone. This is to let you all know that the first part of my serialized novel, Hearth: Episode 1, is out on Amazon now and that it will be entirely Free for 24 hours on Sunday, April 28th. Episode 2 is out now as well. Thanks!

http://www.amazon.com/Hearth-Episode-...

http://www.amazon.com/Hearth-Episode-...


message 11: by John (new)

John Logan (johnaalogan) | 18 comments Currently the Number 2 ranked FREE Kindle book on Amazon USA (thank-you very much to everyone who downloaded this wee ebook from Scottish Highlands!)

FREE 28 April - 1 May

The Survival of Thomas Ford

http://www.amazon.com/The-Survival-Th...

41 reviews on Amazon US, with 4.6 average

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Survival-...

61 reviews on Amazon UK, with 4.5 average

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13...

68 ratings on Goodreads, with 3.97 average

*WINNER OF A SPECIAL AWARD IN THE EFESTIVAL OF WORDS BEST OF THE INDEPENDENT EBOOKS AWARDS 2012*
*GOODREADS UK AMAZON KINDLE FORUM BOOK OF THE MONTH*
*ALLIANCE OF INDEPENDENT AUTHORS BOOK OF THE MONTH*
*AS SEEN IN AMAZON UK VIDEO ADVERT FOR KINDLE PAPERWHITE*

Suspense thriller/Crime/Psychological

THE SURVIVAL OF THOMAS FORD
Thomas Ford is the only survivor of the car crash which killed his wife. He is also the only witness who would be willing to identify the young, reckless driver who caused the crash. But the driver would sooner see Thomas Ford dead than ever let that happen.
***


message 12: by M.R. (new)

M.R. Jenks (mjenks6) | 17 comments Hi Everyone. This is to let you all know that the third episode of my serialized novel - Hearth: Exile - is out on Amazon now and that it will be entirely Free for 24 hours on Sunday, May 5th, 2013:

http://www.amazon.com/Hearth-Episode-...

For all those who participated in the Free day for Episode 1 last Sunday, here's your chance to get another freebie! Episode 2 is out now as well, and Episode 4 will be released next Sunday, May 12, 2013. Cheers!

http://www.amazon.com/Hearth-Episode-...

http://www.amazon.com/Hearth-Episode-...


message 13: by Doug (new)

Doug Hoffman (dshoffman) | 9 comments My YA SF, Gator & Shark Save the World , is free today at Amazon.

Gator and Shark Save the World is about love and friendship, and the baggage good and bad that we inherit from our elders. The science fiction aspects concern the evolution of intelligence and the nature of consciousness. But I suspect readers will love or hate the book depending on their reaction to fifteen-year-old Shark. She's clever and brave and bad-ass, but she's also damaged by her mother's early death, and repeatedly embarrassed by her father, a U.S. senator who sees her as a political prop. At the beginning of the novel, her only true friend is her grandfather, Gator, an ex-Secret Service agent whose idea of parenting is to train Shark to be his "little ninja." She wants to get out from under her father's thumb and make friends her own age . . . and avoid the ill intentions of both the Feds and the strange entity who shows up in the Starbucks bathroom at Ronald Reagan University.


message 14: by K.D. (last edited May 06, 2013 07:20AM) (new)

K.D. Parker (kdparker) | 12 comments My new novel GANGSTERS OF PARADISE is going free today and tomorrow on Amazon [May 6th & 7th].Here's the link:

http://www.amazon.com/Gangsters-of-Pa...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gangsters-of-...

After seven long years at Tuccahoe State Penitentiary, Danny McLaren goes home to find that not much has changed. He still can’t get a half-decent job, and what’s worse, he now has a four year old daughter that his wife neglected to tell him about. If all that wasn’t enough, it doesn't get much better for Danny when there’s a race riot at Tuccahoe, and afterwards, his former cellmate and a couple of other cons show up at his house wanting a safe place to hide out. When Danny asks them to leave, they refuse. Their plan is to rob a bank so they can get enough money to sail to Paradise. Not only that—but they expect Danny to help…


message 15: by Ryan (new)

Ryan Manganiello (ryanopoly) | 4 comments Hello readers,

Thank you all for allowing me the chance to join your community. I look forward to reading and commenting on all the great posts this community has to offer. And now I'll take this opportunity to shamelessly promote my book, thank you.

The Marine Memoirs

Use the code SW100 at checkout to get my book for free during this very special summer promotion on Smashwords. My book link: https://www.Smashwords.com/books/view...

Offer Expires on July 31 2013


message 16: by Angelfox (new)

Angelfox | 14 comments Ryan, though too busy right now I am really interested. I will download your script ASAP and will probably read in October. So you will get a review for sure end of October. You may remind me if I am late. Good luck so far.


message 17: by Susanne (new)

Susanne Weigand | 4 comments Killing is Easy by B.C. Schiller
Killing is Easy: In Germany this thriller is a huge bestseller. Now translated into English and free for a short time only! Reviews appreciated.
Amazon US http://www.amazon.com/Killing-is-easy...
Amazon GB http://www.amazon.co.uk/Killing-is-ea...
Amazon CA http://www.amazon.ca/Killing-is-easy-...


message 18: by Ryan (new)

Ryan Manganiello (ryanopoly) | 4 comments Hello Angelfox,

That would be sweet!!! Do they call books Scripts where you are from? Sorry it took me so long to respond, I'm new to outside groups and the way their forum threads work.

Ryan

Angelfox wrote: "Ryan, though too busy right now I am really interested. I will download your script ASAP and will probably read in October. So you will get a review for sure end of October. You may remind me if I ..."

Ryan wrote: "Hello readers,

Thank you all for allowing me the chance to join your community. I look forward to reading and commenting on all the great posts this community has to offer. And now I'll take this ..."



message 19: by Angelfox (new)

Angelfox | 14 comments Ryan, no problem, and I am from Austria so we call it manuscript or script for short. We are still using the Latin words old fashioned we are. I am editor (need on? :) ) and social scientist and made my masters on Austrian armed forces so I am particularly interested in your script - is it a novel/ biography/etc?
Looking forward to reading it. Regards.


message 20: by Angelfox (new)

Angelfox | 14 comments Ryan wrote: "Hello Angelfox,

That would be sweet!!! Do they call books Scripts where you are from? Sorry it took me so long to respond, I'm new to outside groups and the way their forum threads work.

Ryan

Already wrote some reply above...just wanted to say I got the download now. looking forward to it...so long...have fun!
A..."



message 21: by Mykey (new)

Mykey Robinson (mykeyrobinson) got it.


message 22: by Ryan (new)

Ryan Manganiello (ryanopoly) | 4 comments Hey Angelfox,

Thanks again, and I hope you enjoy it. Please feel free to let me know if you find any discrepancies. My Mother and Best Friend went over it so many times, but maybe we all missed something. And since you're an editor, you definitely have the skills. I will also keep a sharp eye out for anyone who might need an editor.

Ryan


message 23: by Crystal (new)

Crystal Smith-Connelly | 22 comments Never Trust an Angel and Other Plays is free today...if you like your comedy with a side of blasphemy, I hope you'll check it out! : )

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00C...


message 24: by Cherrie (new)

Cherrie Bautista (cherriebautista) | 6 comments FREE from 7/28 - 7/30: Wealthy Me! A Book of Wealthy Affirmations for Little Stars. Downloads and reviews are very much appreciated. If you leave a review, you'll be able to download a bonus ebook. Thank you for your support.

US Link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CM0NRUQ
UK Link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00CM0NRUQ


message 25: by Valerie (new)

Valerie | 9 comments Bloodsuckers on the Bayou: The Myths, Symbols, and Tales Behind HBO's True Blood
free on Amazon Kindle Aug 3-Aug 7 http://www.amazon.com/Bloodsuckers-Ba...
There’s also a paperback giveaway at http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...

True Blood is more than just an HBO show brimming with sex and gore, or another vampire horror story blown up by big media. Independent detective Sookie Stackhouse is following the classic heroine’s journey, seen in epic myth and popular fantasy, from the quests of Isis and Demeter to the struggles of Dorothy Gale or Katniss Everdeen. Beside her, Sam, Jason, Alcide, Eric, and Bill, along with Pam, Tara, and Jessica embark on their own epic quests into darkness seeking freedom and belonging. From the show’s mythic structure to the maenads, fairies, demonesses, werewolves, and vampires, True Blood swells from its ancient roots to tackle modern issues and sensibilities in a breathtaking epic…while still breaking taboos and tackling boundaries.


message 26: by Ryan (new)

Ryan Manganiello (ryanopoly) | 4 comments Hello readers,

Today is the very last day of the Smashwords Summer Sale, so you still have all day today to download my book for free if you so choose to do so. Yep, that’s right… free!!! Thank you very much, and happy summer days to you and to all you love.

The Marine Memoirs

Use the code SW100 at checkout to get my book for free during this very special summer promotion on Smashwords.

My book link: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

Free!!! ~ Offer Expires on July 31 2013 ~ Free!!!


message 27: by Annaliese (new)

Annaliese Matheron | 1 comments Every week in August the ebook version of one of my middle grade books will be FREE to download from Amazon for five days.
Please download a copy and tell your friends so that they too can take advantage of this offer and enjoy a fun summer of reading with their kids.

The free ebook this week is is Ninja Nan and Sidekick Grandad!

All about a young boy who finds out that his grandparents belong to a secret spy ring made up of OAP's.

The book is free from 1st-5th August.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ninja-Nan-Sid...


message 28: by Nate (new)

Nate Hendley (natehendley) | 5 comments 'Motivate to Create' -- my book on artistic motivation ... for more deets, check out my website at www.natehendley.com or blog http://motivatetocreate.com/

Motivate to Create: A Guide for Writers


message 29: by Damon (new)

Damon Marbut (damonferrellmarbut) | 5 comments Poetry fans!

Free pre-release pdf edition of Little Human Accidents available here until August 15. The only requirement is your email address to send it to you. Please share this free book announcement on your blog and Facebook page if you’ve got friends who read poetry. And please review it on Goodreads and/or Amazon when it releases September 1st. Deal? Message me at dfmnola@hotmail.com.

Check out early buzz for the book:
Little Human Accidents Chaos Poems from the Brink by Damon Ferrell Marbut


message 30: by Justin (new)

Justin Fenech | 8 comments For anyone interested in reading a 482 page novel, that takes literature seriously, that seeks to make its readers ask questions, and re-evalue their principles whilst immersing in a wonderful Spanish city you have never been to - it's free!

Pdf of my novel Too Many Sparrows In Zaragoza are available for free. All I ask, plain and simple is for a review on Amazon and here. Fair enough? Contact me if you're interested.

http://www.amazon.com/Many-Sparrows-Z...


message 31: by M.R. (new)

M.R. Jenks (mjenks6) | 17 comments Hi Folks. This is the surprise I was hinting about earlier. The first 6 Episodes of Hearth are Free Wed. and Thur. – August 14th and 15th on Amazon Kindle. Download your Free copies beginning tomorrow morning. This will be the only time all these Episodes are Free at the same time, and it may be the last time they are Free at all before I publish the complete volume of Hearth: Exile – Book One of the Hearth Tetralogy next month (September) on all major platforms. Cheers and Happy Reading!

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_nos...


message 32: by Jill (new)

Jill (jtelford) | 4 comments Hi all,

Hope all is well. I have created some giveaways for my newest books!

Enter below for a chance to win a copy of my latest children’s book: “The Stuffed House”

http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...

or here for a chance to win a copy of “Luki and the Rocket Power Shoes”

http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...

or go to Amazon and check them out ☺

Happy Reading ☺

Jill

p.s. you can find my books on amazon or click below

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_nos...+


message 33: by M.R. (new)

M.R. Jenks (mjenks6) | 17 comments Hi Everyone,

The first 6 Episodes of my serialized novel, Hearth: Exile (Book One of the Hearth Tetralogy) are Free Wed. and Thur. – August 14th and 15th on Amazon Kindle. In other words, Right Now! Download your Free copies and read an epic fantasy which spans two worlds. This will be the only time all these Episodes are Free at the same time, and it may be the last time they are Free at all before I publish the complete volume of Hearth: Exile next month (September) on all major platforms. Here is the synopsis:

- A man with no memory…

- A woman with strange dreams…

- An orphan girl, all alone in the world…

Three lost souls, brought together by fate, journey across the Christmas landscape of New York City, seeking answers to an unfolding and ever-growing mystery, watched over by Sister Regina, the head of the Convent where they are staying. As they begin to find answers, as they begin to discover more and more clues to Lauren and Brinn’s identities, something stalks them – an ancient and deadly Evil from before the dawn of recorded history. A clock is ticking now, and they must solve the mystery of their origins and who they are soon. For it is not just they and everyone around them who are threatened; the entire fate of humanity and of two worlds is in peril, unless they find answers, and find answers soon.

We have been told by readers that New York is like another character in the book, and I don’t think it’s going too far to say that the first Season of Hearth is, in part, a love letter to my old hometown and the place of my birth. So I invite the Reader to come in, stay awhile and get comfortable. If you like what you see, maybe you’re willing to go a little further. Let the story, and those who struggle against impossible odds, draw you in and carry you away – to Hearth!

Here is the link to the beginning of your adventure!

http://www.amazon.com/Hearth-Episode-...

Episodes are Free for one more day. Cheers and Happy Reading!


message 34: by Elaine (new)

Elaine Hodges (elainehodges) | 3 comments In honor of my mother's 78th birthday, her first novel is available for download today and tomorrow http://amzn.to/15qfCf0
Miss Mary Margaret Marries a Yankee by Mary Frances Hodges


message 35: by Linda (new)

Linda Crowder | 11 comments Elaine, I missed the free days but downloaded the sample so I can take a look.


message 36: by Valerie (new)

Valerie | 9 comments Free TMI Guide! To celebrate the hot teen movie The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones this August, Myths and Motifs of The Mortal Instruments will be free from the publisher for two days only!
Free August 23 and 24 2013 at http://www.amazon.com/Myths-Motifs-Mo...
Myths and Motifs of the Mortal Instruments by Valerie Estelle Frankel


message 37: by John (new)

John Logan (johnaalogan) | 18 comments FREE 24-28 August on Amazon Kindle

The Survival of Thomas Ford

http://www.amazon.com/The-Survival-Th...
98 reviews on Amazon US, with 4.0 average

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Survival-...
66 reviews on Amazon UK, with 4.6 average

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13...
99 ratings on Goodreads, with 3.66 average

*WINNER OF A SPECIAL AWARD IN THE EFESTIVAL OF WORDS BEST OF THE INDEPENDENT EBOOKS AWARDS 2012*
*GOODREADS UK AMAZON KINDLE FORUM BOOK OF THE MONTH*
*ALLIANCE OF INDEPENDENT AUTHORS BOOK OF THE MONTH*
*AS SEEN IN AMAZON UK VIDEO ADVERT FOR KINDLE PAPERWHITE*

Suspense thriller/Crime/Psychological


THE SURVIVAL OF THOMAS FORD
Thomas Ford is the only survivor of the car crash which killed his wife. He is also the only witness who would be willing to identify the young, reckless driver who caused the crash. But the driver would sooner see Thomas Ford dead than ever let that happen.
***


message 38: by Smartblogger (new)

Smartblogger | 1 comments My Book The ‘Smokefree way’ is a breakthrough smoking cessation program. It is the most innovative, up-to-date and intelligent method which will lead you to become smoke-free forever.

And this book is going to be free for downloading on the 28th and 29th this month on amazon. Don’t miss out and please share with friends so that they too can take advantage of this offer and stay healthy.

www.amazon.com/Smokefree-Way


message 39: by Nora (last edited Jan 05, 2014 09:08AM) (new)

Nora Black (nora_black) | 3 comments Linda wrote: "I thought it would be nice if we let each other know when our books are doing the free day promotions at Kindle Select.

My book, Life Isn't Just Luck, is free December 29 - January 2. I would app..."


Hi!
I have a website with a free submission service which not only showcases kindle free days on site, but allows you to submit your book to a load of other sites that also advertise your book free of charge allowing you, the author, to rise in the ranks when your book is on promotion.
click here
Look for the free promotion pages


message 40: by Jamie (new)

Jamie Kaplan (jamielkaplan) | 7 comments If you haven't checked out my book, "Online Innocence", you can DL it now for your Kindle FREE for one more day, then I will do what's called a Kindle Countdown Deal, where I will put the book on a discounted price, then day by day, the price will rise to a higher price, just to see how it does. Here is the link:

http://www.amazon.com/Online-Innocenc...

Thanks!

Jamie Kaplan


message 41: by Sam (new)

Sam Quentin | 1 comments Hi all, thanks for the shop window. Details of my terrifically good book below.

Solid Rock: An action thriller that’s like Lee Child v Michael Crichton is free until Sunday the 12th of January.

http://amzn.to/KHXQC7 or UK http://amzn.to/1gk32pQ

Jeff Draid is a geek genius. He's made a piece of hardware that will leave America's enemies nowhere left to hide.

It should make him rich but from the edge of triumph he is thrown into a nightmare of violence and fear.

Hunted by killers, and wanted by the Government Draid has to answer just one question.

When there is no place left to hide, where do you run?

"The story grabs you from the start...moves along at breakneck speed. Plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing," "An original plot just when you think you have worked it out, the story moves on and throws up more twists..."


message 42: by Jamie (new)

Jamie Kaplan (jamielkaplan) | 7 comments My book, "Online Innocence" will be on a Free Promotion Week starting tomorrow. You can DL it on Kindle for Free through the 19th. You can find a synopsis of the story on the Amazon page, as well as a little bit about me. Hope you enjoy!

http://www.amazon.com/Online-Innocenc...

You can also follow me on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/JamieLynnKaplan
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/JamieLKaplanA...

Thanks so much!

Jamie


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