Handpicked Kindle Books for Nov 29 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – November 29, 2018

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

Duel of Assassins by Dan Pollock

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

Two highly trained killers… ex-comrades turned sworn enemies… the hunter and the hunted… on a collision course with each other and with history:High above a mountainside in Austria, a Soviet citizen with an American-sounding name sails beneath a hang glider, taking one more daring risk in a life full of risks. What Marcus Jolly doesnt know is that an old man in Siberia–facing his moment of death–has called on him for the most dangerous mission of his career.In Washington, a man named Taras Arensky–one of the most highly trained killers in the world… (more)

THE GIFT: A Highland Novella by Margaret Mallory

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Lilys well-honed sense for trouble tells her no healer is safe in London while gangs roam the city looking for witches to burn. In the dead of night, she escapes on a northbound ship, intending to return after Christmas celebrations calm the citys witch fever. But when Lily lands in the wilds of Scotland, her skills for surviving in the city cant save her.Roderick MacDonald is on a secret mission for his chieftain when he finds a lass near death on a barren hillside and is forced to take her with him. Though this mysterious Sassenach may have… (more)

Tennessee Waltz by Trana Mae Simmons

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

When Sarah Channing’s fiance hardens his heart toward a needy child named Mairi, the New York Socialite puts her wedding on hold to locate the child’s only relatives, hidden deep in the Appalachians.Arriving at Sawback Mountain, Sarah meets Wyn, Mairi’s handsome older cousin, and finds herself wishing for something she doesn’t have: a glimmer of beauty.Wyn had his fill of beautiful city-bred women during his time in Washington, DC, as a senator’s aide. Yet he’s impressed by Sarah, working hard to gain the love and respect of the mountain folks.But Sarah is making mistake after mistake… (more)

Surveillance by Aaron Pogue

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller, Free

Janeane Linson is dead, and every detail of her murder has been erased. We abandoned privacy and turned databases into something like gods. They listened to our prayers. They met our needs and blessed us with new riches. They watched over us, protected us, and punished the wicked among us. We almost made a paradise. But there were those who tried to hide from the databases’ all-seeing eye. They used their wealth or power or intellect to turn themselves into ghosts within the endless archive. For years these ghosts have used their anonymity to perpetrate atrocious crimes and slip… (more)

A Dangerous Invitation by Erica Monroe

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Torn from her life of privilege by her father’s death, Kate Morgan survives in London’s dark and depraved rookeries as a fence for stolen goods. The last man she ever expects, or wants, to be reunited with is her first love, who promised to cherish, honor and protect her, and instead fled amidst accusations of murder. One drunken night cost Daniel O’Reilly the woman he loved. If he ever wants to reclaim Kate–and his old life–he’ll not only have to prove he’s innocent of murder, but convince the pistol-wielding spitfire that he’s no longer the scoundrel he… (more)

Cold Truth by Joel Goldman

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

When a troubled young woman turns herself in for murder, Lou Mason takes the case – yet something about her story doesn’t add up. To catch a killer, Lou dives into a sordid world of money, drugs and a devastating black market where the price for the truth is paid in blood. A riveting, page-turning romp in the tradition of James Patterson… (more)

Colours by Adrian J Walker

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

People used to live in places called countries. They raised flags and elected governments to rule them. They had a nationality. But that was a long time ago. The words ‘nation’ and ‘government’ are relics, things of the past. It has been centuries since the last tattered flag was raised. Now, the world is dominated by corporations and the people that live within their vast, protective shells are the lucky employees. The less fortunate, the consumers, live outside in the Hoards. Leafen is one such corporation, a technology giant famous for its Fronds – genetic implants that connect users to a… (more)

The Housewife Assassins Handbook by Josie Brown

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Free

Every desperate housewife wants an alias. Donna Stone has one–and it happens to be government-sanctioned. She earned it the hard way: her husband was killed the day she delivered her third child. To avenge his death, she leads a secret life … as an assassin. But espionage makes for strange bedfellows … and brings new meaning to that old adage, “Honey, Im home… (more)

The Dawn: Omnibus edition : A dystopian Sci-Fi series by Michelle Muckley

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

Zachary Christian is Delta Tower resident 8652. He has been stuck inside his tower since the bombs destroyed the world he knew, causing near total extinction. The reason for the war is still a mystery, but ever since that day the world stands still, trapped by the nuclear winter and the Guardians who patrol the exits. Zachary should feel lucky to be alive, but he is haunted by past mistakes which he never got a chance to put right. The only way out is the New Omega Lottery. The prize is a place in Omega, a giant glass tower in… (more)

Baking Bree by Sarah West

Shelfbuzz Score: 5.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Drifting through life with no direction, Bree is sick of her dead-end job, her dull boyfriend, and her crappy Boston apartment. But when her grandmother dies in a hang gliding accident, leaving Bree a small fortune and a house, she uses the opportunity to reinvent herself.Despite her familys disapproval, and the fact she cant boil water without a fire extinguisher nearby, Bree enrolls in a culinary course, taught by the dreamy Chef Simon. After a rough start, she is shocked to discover that she is actually enjoying herself–and Simon!When things start to heat up outside the… (more)