Handpicked Kindle Books for Apr 21 2017 Judged by Their Covers

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

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

A Demon Bound by Debra Dunbar

Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

Samantha Martin is an imp, enjoying an extended vacation from Hel. All she wants to do is drink beer by the pool, play mischievous pranks on the humans, and get her hot neighbor in the sack. It’s a relaxing break from her infernal home as long as she manages to avoid the angels, who won’t hesitate to execute her on sight. But when her naughty hellhound lands her in trouble with the local werewolf pack, Sam is blackmailed into helping track and catch a killer. The steps she must take to appease the werewolves will put her right in the… (more)

The Pearl Savage : Alpha Warriors of the Band by Tamara Rose Blodgett

Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance

The Pearl Savage–where 19th century Victorian America collides with biospheres fueled by steam-punk technology. An epic romance between a “fated” princess and a Savage unfolds despite every obstacle thrown in their way…Clara Williamson is a princess living in a dark post-apocalyptic future of bio-spheres fashioned to protect 1890s America. A time when marriages are arranged for things other than love. When her sadistic mother betroths her to an abusive prince from a neighboring sphere to secure their future in illicit trade, Clara determines to escape.Leaving a life of familiar terror behind, she embraces the… (more)

Keeper vs. Reaper by Jennifer Malone Wright

Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

When her father died, Lucy Mae Estmond inherited the family business. She has known all of her life that she would be in line to watch over the souls of the recently passed, keeping them safe from the Reapers. The soul eating Reapers have been a plague upon the Earth, stealing souls and leaving the Keepers as the only thing that stands between Heaven and Hell. The factions despise each other and have warred for generations. Then Lucy discovers an ancient legend predicting the arrival of the Chosen One, destined to bring forth an end to the Reapers. The surprises… (more)

Branded by Keary Taylor

Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance

Jessica’s had the nightmares for as long as she can remember. Nightmares of being judged for people who have died, of being branded by the angels. Her friends and family think she’s crazy because of it all. Yet she carries the mark of the condemned, seared into the back of her neck, and hides it and herself away from the world.But when two men she can’t ignore enter her life, everything changes, including the nightmares. The two of them couldn’t be more different. She will do anything to be with one of them. Even tell him the truth about… (more)

Dogstar: It’s Moonlight Robbery by Jez Campbell

Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

Say hello to dogstar Pete, sink estate druggie turned werewolf thief. He’s got a nice line in robbing dealers, stashing cash and planning for his get-out-of-London. The dog’s life, right? And all’s sweet until he finds himself banged up in the Pound, behind bars, sentenced to death and realising he’s not the only dog in town. Now things ain’t looking so good. Maybe this time, Pete’s bitten off more than he can chew… (more)


Genre(s): Fantasy

Treachery and deceit run rampant in the Kingdom of Donegal.A high stakes game of life and death erupts in a land of murder and manipulation. A triggering event in northern Donegal sets off a series of events with consequences to be faced around the world. Some seek a throne but most hunt the elusive Pearl of Wisdom for its magical powers and ability to summon dragons.The story is told by multiple points of view that sweep you around a realm and beyond. The King’s son, a Queen, a Princess, members of rival families, several knights and a rogue… (more)

Bringing Stella Home by Joe Vasicek

Genre(s): Sci-fi

The war has arrived at home. James McCoy, the youngest son of a starfaring merchanter family, never thought he would face an invasion. But when an undefeated enemy slags his homeworld and carries off his brother and sister, nothing in the universe will stop him from getting them back.Not all wars are fought on the battlefield. Hard times show the greatness in men, and those who give all are changed forever… (more)

Rise of the Dibor by Christopher Hopper

Genre(s): Fantasy

The Dairne-Reih haven’t been seen in Dionia for generations–their kind and their king, Morgui, banished long ago from haunting paradise. But when creation shows signs of deterioration, the kings of the seven realms converge in the sacred Gvindollion gathering to arrive at one inexplicable conclusion: Morgui has returned.In the hopes of entrusting Dionia’s brave history and perilous future to a generation that has never known war, the kings decide to raise up their young sons as an elite group of warriors, known only as the Dibor.Gorn, legendary hero of the First Battle, is commissioned to teach… (more)

Numin-U’ia by A. A. Radda

Genre(s): Fantasy

For centuries, the faeries have used their secret portals to wreak havoc on Elvendom. At last, determined to crush the sinister creatures who plague them, the elves resolve to subdue Faeryland. Brilliant and charismatic Prince Alastair is chosen to lead the invasion, while his worthless brother Gilmar tags along for the adventure.Alastair breaches Faeryland and captures the faery princess, intending to use her as a weapon against her people. As he resists the princess’s strange powers, Alastair discovers she is different from anything he imagined. After the princess breaks her oath by violating her sacred faery heritage, Alastair decides… (more)

Animus: Six Tales of Crime and Terror by Aaron Ross Powell

Genre(s): Mystery, Sci-fi

Three people with secrets to hide meet at a roadside bar during a storm–a meeting that quickly turns deadly. In the very near future, a detective takes a case that leads him into the twisted world of genetic modification and artificial intelligence. An ex-cop is asked to investigate the odd old lady who lives across the street–and discovers truths far weirder than he could’ve imagined… (more)

What Came After by Jon Clinch

Genre(s): Sci-fi

The apocalypse doesn’t need plagues or zombies or bombs. All it needs is us.Set in the very near future, WHAT CAME AFTER takes place in a too-credible third-world America that’s been hijacked by corporations in the service of the wealthy. The Federal government has collapsed, health care is inaccessible, and private armies keep order. The upper class is concentrated in the cities, while the middle class–decimated by disease and poisoned by genetically engineered foods–labors on in a handful of desolate Empowerment Zones.One man, Henry Weller, has had enough. With his five-year-old daughter… (more)

Assassin’s Curse by Debra L Martin

Genre(s): Fantasy

When elite assassin Jeda received his assignment to kill a witch and deliver her twin daughters to the Countess of Berkshire, he had no idea it would be his last. The witch stuns him with an elemental blast, but not before he’s able to throw his knife. When Jeda regains consciousness, the dying witch is performing a compulsion spell between him and her daughters.Now bonded to the girls, Jeda’s old life is forfeit. His only thought is to take the girls and run as far away as he can. He has no idea that the twins are the ones… (more)

P.S. We’re highlighting the books that our readers have have wanted to read the most in 2016. Here’s #12, an urban fantasy:
Midnight Burning by Karissa Laurel