Handpicked Kindle Books for Dec 24 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – December 24, 2018

Happy Hollidays, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s today’s list of handpicked books (all under $5 at the time of posting, some marked as free). Hope you have a wonderful day!


Raising Innocence by Shannon Mayer

Shelfbuzz Score: 9.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

When children go missing, and the Humans have no leads, I’m the one they call. I am their last hope in bringing home the lost ones. I salvage what they cannot. The FBI wants me on their team. Bad enough that they are dangling bait they KNOW I can’t resist. The catch? It’s on the other side of the ocean. And if I want what they’re offering, I have to help them with a salvage gone terribly, terribly wrong. But this time, I have no back up. I have no Plan B. And I have no O’Shea… (more)



From Manhattan with Love: A Short Novel by Christopher Smith

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

An outcast billionaires daughter is caught at the wrong place at the wrong time.An international assassin questions her sanity when she falls in love with the very assassin shes charged to assassinate.What happens when each collide? Chaos. Murder. Love. Revenge.And redemption… (more)



Away by B.A. Wolfe

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, YA, Free, Free

What good is running AWAY when you only end up lost? Cassandra Pierce had her whole “perfect” life planned out by her parents. One night of pure weakness and lust has her running away from it all and seeking refuge in Alamosa with her best friend. But it seems life has other plans for her when she finds herself lost in the small town of Keaton. Jason Bradley is a charming country guy. He lives a simple life that’s nothing like what Cassandra is used to. A single moment in life changed everything he thought he once knew, leaving him… (more)



Rivulet: . by Jamie Magee

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance

In life he haunted her… in death she haunted him. Love is eternal…Weeks away from her twenty-first birthday, the date where she would assume control over her family legacy, a night terror robs Indie of the balance she was clinging to. Like the dream she had before she lost her family, it predicts a fatal catastrophe on the horizon. The fight between life and death, good and evil, began the moment her thundering heart awoke her.Everything changed after that dream. The one thing that keeps her curse at bay is stolen, and then her enigmatic boy arrives… (more)



Impossible Love by Clare James

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Free

Tabitha Kelly works her way through a bar full of locals before setting her eyes on the gorgeous Noah Adler sitting on the corner stool. Hes the one, she thinks to herself as she makes her way over to him. All part of her plan.If she can choose where, when, and most importantly, who, maybe she can take back whats hers. And shes convinced the guy at the end of the bar is the perfect candidate. But Tabitha soon realizes this mysterious stranger has a plan of his own.”Have you ever heard of sensate focus? ” Noah asks.And… (more)



A Provencal Mystery by Ann Elwood

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Historical

Why did a nun in a seventeenth-century convent flagellate herself until her blood spattered the wall? Why did nuns save a child doomed to death in the Holocaust and who wanted her killed? Who wants a lost head-shaped reliquary that holds something other than a head? And are answers to these questions the key to a terrible modern-day death in a quiet archive? When American historian Pandora (Dory) Ryan finds a very rare, uncataloged seventeenth century nuns diary inside a record book at the provincial archives in Avignon, she is thrilled. This is historians treasure. But she… (more)



The Huntsmans Tale by Ann Swinfen

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.8 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Mystery

Oxford, Late Summer 1353. On hearing that his cousin is short-handed for the harvest, Nicholas Elyot takes a group of friends back to the family farm to help. When a deer hunt in Wychwood ends in tragedy, suspicion is directed toward the huntsman, a boyhood friend of Nicholas. Yet the victim has made many other enemies, any one of whom could have shot the fatal arrow. Can Nicholas uncover the real killer before it is too late… (more)



The Bionics by Alicia Michaels

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

All Blythe Sol ever wanted was to be a normal girl. Yet, her dreams of following in her fathers footsteps by joining the military after graduation are crushed when nuclear war comes to the United States in the year 4006. Tens of thousands are killed in a series of attacks on many major cities, while thousands more are left injured from the devastation of the blasts, or terminally ill from the effects of radiation.When the government offers the sick and injured a second chance as part of the Restoration Project, how could they refuse? Hoping to put her life… (more)



Love Aced by Jamie W. Matlock

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.1 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Kole Masters has a problem. Well, problems actually. After injuring her knee at the French Open, she flees from a hospital in Paris to Marbella, Spain to escape the pressures of her manager father and the indecisions about her career – specifically, the future of it. What makes untangling her chaotic mess of a life on the shores of a Spanish beach undesirable? The fact that her now, ex-best friend Selene (she planned to announce her demotion the next time they saw each other), failed to mention the parts of the plan that involved the fiery, outspoken, anti-American tennis… (more)



Lawyers, Lovers & Lies by Linda Pohl

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.1 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

Charlene Williams, a recent law school graduate, thinks her prayers have been answered when she is offered a position at one of New York Citys most prestigious law firms. But her dreams are quickly shattered when she finds out that Alex Andrews, the firms senior criminal lawyer, wants far more from her than her legal expertise.A gorgeous, powerful, manipulative man, Alexander is used to getting whatever he wants. Targeted as his next conquest, his words and actions make it quite clear that if Charlene doesnt start playing by his rules, shell be lucky to be licking stamps in some… (more)