Handpicked Kindle Books for Nov 2 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – November 2, 2018

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

A Bone to Pick by Melinda Leigh

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

Deputy Tessa Black gave up her career as a detective with the Seattle PD and returned to the Pacific Northwest island she calls home to care for her ailing mother. Tessa thinks her mother’s illness is the worst thing she’ll face — until she responds to a routine call in the state park and discovers a local man harpooned to a sign. As the murder investigation unfolds, it becomes clear that the victim harbored secrets. Together with her FBI agent best friend, Cate, and park ranger Logan Wilde, Tessa must connect the pieces before the murderer strikes again. But the closer… (more)

Inferno Park by JL Bryan

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller, Horror/Paranormal

Carter was only twelve when he witnessed the disaster that killed more than a hundred people at Starland Amusement Park. Five years later, Carters hometown is no longer a busy Florida panhandle resort, but a slowly dying town full of empty motels and attractions rusting behind chains and padlocks.Now something evil stirs in the ruins of the old amusement park… something with an alluring siren song drawing visitors into the dark mysteries of the forbidden world behind the gate. Something with an appetite for restless, yearning souls.Carter reluctantly returns to the old park in the company of a… (more)

Five Shots Left by Ben Bridges

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Western

When youve only got five shots left, you have to make each one count. Like the outlaw whose quest for revenge didnt quite go according to plan. Or the cowboy who ended up using a most unusual weapon to defeat his Cheyenne enemy. Then there was the storekeeper who has to face his worst fear; the down-at-heel sheepherder who had to set past hatreds aside when a bunch of renegade Comanches went on the warpath; and the elderly couple who struggled to keep a secret that threatened to tear them apart… (more)

Of Ice and Snow by Amber Argyle

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Free

Never bargain with the fae… The fourth, throwaway son of the clanchief, Otec witnesses his faraway mountain village come under attack by raiders while all the other men are off to war. Cut off from his clan, he must trust a foreign woman stalked by a dark, mysterious magic as they race to save his people. Dodging enemies, Otec soon discovers that what he thought was a mere raid is actually a full-scale invasion. The woman helping him — the one he’s developing feelings for — is not only one of the raiders, she’s also his best chance of survival. In… (more)

Ready to Fumble by Christy Barritt

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

I’m not really a private detective. I just play one on TV. Joey Darling, better known to the world as Raven Remington, detective extraordinaire, is trying to separate herself from her invincible alter ego. She played the spunky character for five years on the hit TV show Relentless, which catapulted her to fame and into the role of Hollywood’s sweetheart. When her marriage falls apart, her finances dwindle to nothing, and her father disappears, Joey finds herself on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, trying to piece her life back together away from the limelight. A woman finds Raven — er… (more)

Wild-born by Adrian Howell

Shelfbuzz Score: 8 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, YA, Free

A telekinetic teenager. A telepathic child. A psionic war.When young Adrian Howell discovers he possesses powerful telekinetic abilities, he is plunged into a sinister world of warring paranormal factions and terrifying government organizations. Adrian must discover what really happened to his missing sister. But to do this, he will first have to find his place among fugitives like himself, and protect the life of a deeply scarred child who can speak only through her mind… a child who will change Adrians life forever.Wild-born is the first book of Adrian Howells Psionic Pentalogy: a supernatural adventure series with… (more)

Sail With Me by Rilzy Adams

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

It was the perfect deception.When Emerson Crane wins a 12-night all expense paid Caribbean cruise with her made up boyfriend, finding a stand-in with the same name seems to be an error proof solution. But can Emmys heart withstand the sweet, sexy man pretending to be hers? Jonathan Smith believed that the use of his birth certificate and smiling for a couple of photos in a return for a luxury Caribbean cruise was the bargain of a lifetime. But, was losing his heart hidden in the fine print? What happens when the line between reality and pretend… (more)

Head Over Heels: An Aloha Series Surfs Up Episode by Chris Keniston

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Whats not to love about a bar called the Surfs Up Saloon? Callisa Pattersons birthday turns out to be more exciting than she could ever imagine. When she decides to celebrate at the Surfs Up Saloon, she never expects to run into her brothers best friend.How can Kyle Sanders refuse his best friends request to keep an eye on his kid sister? Except taking care of an all-grown-up Callisa isnt as easy as Kyle thought.Chaos ensues when Calli sets out to prove she can take care of herself, and Kyle finds himself with a new problem… (more)

Before Bethlehem by James J. Flerlage

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Religious, Historical

This spellbinding work of historical fiction offers the eyewitness account of 15-year-old James, son of Joseph bar Jacob, and the dangerous and heartrending choices his family must make in the days leading up to Joseph’s relationship with Mary, and the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.With crisp prose, tangible description and thought-provoking insights, Before Bethlehem takes readers on a vivid journey to the dusty Galilean village of Nazareth, where Joseph is summoned by Rabbi Boethus, a Sadducean high priest, to marry an orphaned virgin in Jerusalem. By accepting the Rabbi’s request, Joseph unknowingly thrusts himself and his… (more)

In the House of Mirrors by Tim Meyer

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Paranormal, Thriller

When Ritchie Naughton, amateur photographer, stumbles upon a house in the woods, strange things start happening. His camera captures images that should not exist, things that cannot be explained. Soon, hell realize that the people of Red River, New Jersey are in terrible danger. A darkness grows within the house, threatening them all.The House of Mirrors is open, and once you see yourself in, theres no way out… (more)