Handpicked Kindle Books for Jul 21 2017 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – Fantasy Friday

Here are our eBook picks for Friday, July 21. Today we’re featuring books in the fantasy/horror/sci-fi genres.


Ryonna’s Wrath: Universe in Flames – A Novella by Christian Kallias







Genre(s): Sci-fi

Ryonna, the Droxian who helped Chase and Sarah in their fight against the Zarlack forces threatening Earth, embarks on a mission to rescue her abducted son, Ronan. To infiltrate Hellstar, the maximum security prison her son is being held in, she needs to acquire vital information. An unlikely alliance raises shadows from her past and it quickly becomes clear that the reasons behind the bounty on her head run deeper than she could ever have imagined. This shocking revelation will turn Ryonna’s life upside down. While saving her son remains her top priority, Ryonna embarks on a series of deadly… (more)


Lycan Fallout: Rise Of The Werewolf: A Michael Talbot Adventure by Mark Tufo







Genre(s): Sci-fi, Paranormal, Horror

The world of man was brought to its knees with the zombie apocalypse. A hundred and fifty years have passed since man has clawed and climbed his way from the brink of extinction. Civilization has rebooted, man has begun to rebuild, to create communities and society. It is on this fragile new shaky ground that a threat worse than the scourge of the dead has sprung. One man finds himself once again thrust into the forefront of a war he wants nothing to do with and seemingly cannot win. Follow along as Michael Talbot attempts to thwart the rise of… (more)


15 Minutes: A YA Time Travel Thriller by Jill Cooper







Genre(s): Sci-fi

15 minutes is all the Rewind Agency gives a person when they travel to the past, but for Lara Crane it’s enough for her to race through the city, find her mother, and stop her from being killed in a mugging that happened over ten years ago.But the story she’s been told all her life is a lie. When Lara takes a bullet meant for her mother, her future changes forever. A new house, new friends and a new boyfriend turns Lara’s life upside down. She thinks if she can save her father from prison, reunite him with her… (more)


Ghost Girl by C.J. Archer







Genre(s): Paranormal

Cara Moreau is dying from a supernatural curse. Her only chance of survival lies with the warrior, an enigmatic man who comes from a realm “in between.” Quin St. Clair lived hundreds of years ago, but now exists solely to protect the world he once called home. That’s all he will tell Cara, the woman he must keep alive by remaining close to her. Very close.But Cara is determined to discover more answers as she grows to like her warrior. While they search for the book of spells and the cure contained within its pages, their feelings for one… (more)


Rain: Rise of the Living Dead by Shaun Harbinger







Genre(s): Horror

The closest Alex Harley has ever been to a zombie is on his game console. Trapped in a dead end job and spending his weekends gaming, Alex is coasting through life at his own pace.But one fateful weekend, he agrees to go hiking with his pal Mike. Mike’s girlfriend, Elena, is bringing her friend Lucy along and that is good enough reason for Alex to endure gruelling hikes along a mountain range in Wales.The day the four friends hit the mountains, the outbreak begins. Day Z has arrived. Alex’s radio receives mysterious reports of savage attacks in London… (more)


Bound by Kate Sparkes







Genre(s): Fantasy, YA

Welcome to Darmid, where magic is a sin, fairy tales are contraband, and the people live in fear of the Sorcerers on the other side of the mountains.Rowan Greenwood has everything she’s supposed to want from life–a good family, a bright future, and a proposal from a handsome and wealthy magic hunter. She knows she should be content with what she has. If only she could banish the idea that there’s more to life than marriage and children, or let go of the fascination with magic she’s been forced to suppress since childhood.When Rowan unknowingly saves the… (more)


Spook House by Michael West







Genre(s): Horror

There are some places in this world that go far beyond any normal definition of ”haunted.” These places are so evil, so diabolical, that they become gateways to Hell itself. The Fuller Farm is one such place.It is said that old man Fuller conducted unspeakable acts, blood rituals and human sacrifices, all in an attempt to gain the ultimate knowledge, the ultimate power. And then, he was killed… horribly murdered on his own lands, leaving the house to stand as a vacant monument to his wickedness. But once a door is opened, it can never really be closed.Now… (more)


Jump When Ready by David Pandolfe







Genre(s): Paranormal, YA

In the afterlife, Henry has remained with the same group of teenagers and he keeps wondering why. After all, what could he possibly have in common with a Mohawk-sporting punker from the 80s, a roller skater from the 70s with a thing for kimonos, and an English “rocker” from the 60s? Add to that, Henry can hear the other groups but he never sees them. Soon, Henry learns that his new friends all possess unique skills for making themselves noticed by the living. Is Henry’s group kept isolated because of their abilities? If so, are they considered gifted or… (more)


Serious Crimes: Strike a Match 1







Genre(s): Thriller, Sci-fi

Justice in post-apocalyptic Britain.They called them Artificial Intelligences. Sentient viruses were closer to the truth. They spread throughout the world until every networked circuit was infected. Then they went to war. Millions died in the nuclear holocaust that brought an abrupt end to the AI’s brief reign of terror. Billions more succumbed to radiation, starvation, and disease. But millions survived, and they rebuilt.Serious CrimesTwenty years later, a ceremony is being held to mark the first transatlantic broadcast since The Blackout. The Prime Minister of Britain and two of the Presidents of the United States will speak… (more)


The Wall: by Jen Minkman







Genre(s): Sci-fi

Our world is small. We’re on our own, and we only have ourselves to depend on. We rely on the Force deep within us as taught to us by our forefathers. If I were to walk westward from here, I’d come across a barrier – the Wall. Behind it, there are Fools. At least, that’s what everyone says. I’ve never seen one.Leia lives on an island where children leave their parents to take care of themselves when they’re just ten years old. Across the island runs a Wall that no one has ever crossed. The Fools living behind it should… (more)


WOLF DAWN: Science Fiction Thriller/ Romance by Susan Cartwright







Genre(s): Sci-fi

Ashton Chayton, the last of his race, wants revenge. Stranded on a backwater planet, gifted with the ability to enter the minds and bodies of both people and animals, Ashton has been through the torments of hell and is ready to even the score.Unfortunately everybody wants Ashton. Admiral Neopol Jones of the United Worlds Government is a pathological sadist and one of the most powerful men in the galaxy. He will torture Ashton or destroy entire worlds to get the secret of his power. Some feel Ashton is “The One” as named in prophecy. The influential Lord Andros just… (more)


Casimir Bridge: A Science Fiction Thriller by Darren Beyer






A manned, interstellar survey ship has gone missing. A nuclear terror plot is thwarted just outside Washington, D. C. And it’s an election year. Mandisa “Mandi” Nkosi is a young reporter who, while on a trip to Johannesburg to connect with her roots, is contacted by an anonymous source with evidence that material seized from a nuclear terror plot will point squarely at one of humanity’s most important companies as the supplier. The source also unveils that the “evidence” against the company – Applied Interstellar Corporation (AIC), a science and technology behemoth with more corporate and political foes than can be… (more)

P.S. We’re highlighting the Top 20 books that our readers have have wanted to read the most in 2016. Here’s #19, a charming cozy mystery:
Mrs. Kaplan & the Matzoh Ball of Death by Mark Reutlinger
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