Handpicked Kindle Books for Dec 31 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – December 31, 2018

Happy Monday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s today’s list of handpicked books (all under $5 at the time of posting, some marked as free). Happy reading!


The Chronicles of Katrina by Karin Tabke

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

A sexy stranger, a night of no holds barred passion, and a secret so dangerous it could destroy their lives… Dr. Katrina Winslow has always known who she is: an elite scientist, a certifiable genius and ultra-reserved when it comes to love and relationships. So when a simple game of truth or dare offers the cool doctor the opportunity to shed her lab coat and glasses and put on a pair of strappy stilettos, she accepts the dare. But will shedding her inhibitions for a sexy stranger fulfill her every desire and help her discover if she can be… (more)



All Good Deeds by Stacy Green

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller, Free

Don’t call Lucy Kendall a serial killer. She’s fighting for the innocent, and she’ll do whatever it takes to bring justice. When a child disappears, Lucy quickly discovers the link to a predator she’s faced before-a man the state of Pennsylvania decided to turn loose on the streets. Determined to find the little girl and put a criminal behind bars for good, Lucy forces her way onto the case. As the search for the kidnapped child pulls Lucy into a web of evil beyond her darkest imagination, she’ll have to face her own dark truths to save the little… (more)



The Grail King by Joy Nash

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.4 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Set in 130 AD on the Isle of Avalon, a lonely young druid finds more than he expected on a quest for the lost Grail of Avalon–he finds a bewitching Roman beauty… (more)



Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle by J.A. Lang

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Free

It’s autumn in the Cotswolds, and Chef Maurice is facing a problem of mushrooming proportion. Not only has his wild herb and mushroom supplier, Ollie Meadows, missed his weekly delivery — he’s missing vital signs too, when he turns up dead in the woods near Beakley village. Soon, Chef Maurice is up to his nose in some seriously rotten business — complete with threatening notes, a pignapping, and an extremely well-catered stake-out. Can he solve Ollie’s murder before his home-made investigation brings the killer out for second helpings… (more)



Island of Hope by D.L. Thomas

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

There existed an island of crystalline sand, palm trees, exotic birds, and beautiful flowers. It was an island of solitude and repose, of escape. It was his island, his alone, enduring only in the abyss of Delvins mind. She was Glory. Beautiful, sweet, dead Glory. Their lives intertwined–her death, his innocence–linked by the hands of a cold-blooded murderer. But somehow she lived, on the invisible island, in the mind of a complete stranger, and the magic of this island enabled her to teach Delvin about the persistence of hope in a hopeless world. It was on this… (more)



The Falcon & the Dove by Bonnie Vanak

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

THE LEGENDIn the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, there was born a love that could never be broken – that of a young queen and a great warrior. And while the warriors duty to combat the infidel was strict, and though his beloved was the wife of pharaoh, the two would be separated only by death. And then only for a time.THE LOVERSElizabeth Summers came to the dig at Akhetaten in 1892. Great things were being discovered! English archaeologists had made huge advances and Egypts fantastic history was being laid bare. But Elizabeth was not destined to simply study… (more)



Detonate by David Greene

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.1 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

When private investigator Tyrone King is suspected of terrorism, he begins a wild chase after the real terrorists with the help of a beautiful stranger. An ordinary train ride turns into anything but in this novel from David Greene… (more)



Grave Situation by Alex MacLean

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

Halifax cop Allan Stanton is a troubled homicide detective who has lost everything, including his family and his sense of justice. When he finally decides to leave the force and start over, hes assigned a string of murders that all bear the signs of a serial killer collecting trophies.As Stanton unravels each grisly crime scene, the mounting evidence points uncomfortably close to him and a case more disturbing than anything hes ever seen… (more)



Trysmoon Book 1: Ascension by Brian Fuller

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy

Gen was a bards apprentice, his nimble hands meant for the lute and his voice for a song. Then the half-mad and completely bored Shadan Khairn invaded Gens village to winter there and start a war. He shoved a sword in Gens hands and tormented his body, shaping a bard into a warrior to be killed for sport.As the days of torture pile up like the snow, Gens searches for death. But the day is at hand when the shattered shards of the world will knit together again and the worlds slain god be reborn. The mighty HaUlrich… (more)



Wreathed by Curtis Edmonds

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Wendy Jarrett never thought she’d meet the man of her dreams at a funeral. But when an old boyfriend of her mother’s dies, Wendy accompanies her to the beach resort of Cape May, New Jersey for the service. There she meets Adam Lewis, nephew of the deceased, who is tall, gorgeous, and available. Everything seems to be going right for Wendy, until everything starts turning against her. While Adam is undeniably attractive, he is possibly the least romantic person in the world. Wendy then finds out that the dead man’s estate includes an ugly old Victorian house in Cape May… (more)