Handpicked Kindle Books for Nov 8 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – November 8, 2018

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

Purling Road – The Complete Second Season by M.L. Gardner

Shelfbuzz Score: 9.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical

In Purling Road, the financial hardships are temporarily eased as Jonathan and Aryl find success with a new business venture. Even with this small reprieve, everyone is faced with a long, hot summer. Relationships are brutally tested. Some are broken, never to be the same again and even Maura finds it difficult to help her friends. The fuse is lit when boredom and frustration lead Claire, Ava, and Arianna to a girl’s night that reincarnates Arianna to her former glory. After suffering a loss, she reaches her breaking point and Caleb is left to deal with the… (more)

Chasing the Star Garden by Melanie Karsak

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Thriller

An opium-addicted beauty. An infamous poet living in self-imposed exile. An ancient treasure about to fall into the wrong hands.Melanie Karsaks Chasing the Star Garden takes readers on a thrilling adventure from the gritty opium dens of gaslamp London to the gem-colored waters of the ancient world. Lily Stargazer, a loveable but reckless airship racer with a famous lover and shattered past, reluctantly plunges into a centuries-old mystery in a steampunk romantic adventure best described as Dan Brown meets Mary Shelley.It all begins on one of the worst days of Lilys life. She just… (more)

Longshot Into The West: A hidden part of the Civil War affects lives, property, & nations futures by Keith R. Baker

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Western

Rob Finn is joined by William Cody and Lonnie Walters as they begin their journey into the Gold country of 1862 into the West. They are headed toward Bannack, a town springing up on the banks of Grasshopper Creek, Washington Territory. Soon it would become Idaho Territory, and shortly after that, Montana Territory. But not without the birth pangs that accompany such events.In LONGSHOT INTO THE WEST, Rob meets desperate and unscrupulous men such as Henry Plummer; also gentle and generous Natives who heal and help the strangers in their land. We learn that the treasures of the earth… (more)

Maggie for Hire by Kate Danley

Shelfbuzz Score: 8 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Paranormal, Free

When monsters appear in Los Angeles, Maggie MacKay is on the job. No one is better at hauling the creepy crawlies back where they belong. No one, that is, except her dad, who disappeared in the middle of an assignment.Now an elf named Killian has shown up with a gig. Seems Maggies uncle teamed up with the forces of darkness to turn Earth into a vampire convenience store, serving bottomless refills on humans.The only hope for survival lies in tracking down two magical objects and a secret that vanished with Maggies dad.WARNING:This book contains cussing, brawling… (more)

Torch Scene: A Reed Ferguson Mystery by Renee Pawlish

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

Denver private investigator Reed Ferguson is between cases when a house fire threatens to consume the home of his girlfriend, Willie. The police think its arson, and they look to Willie – the owner of the building – as the logical suspect. Worse yet, when a body is found in the charred third-floor apartment, the police think Willie is the killer. Reed hops into action to clear her name, but as his own list of suspects grows, so does the danger. Can Reed find the culprit who committed murder, or will his investigation go up in flames… (more)

Road To Shandara: Book One of the Safanarion Order Series by Ken Lozito

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy

Sometimes it’s the wanderers that blaze a path through the darkest night. Aaron Jace had a normal life until they came for him. Now he’s being hunted. Assassins will stop at nothing to find him. Aaron is from Earth, his family is not. He is the last scion of an ancient and powerful family. Thrust into another world, Aaron must find his way to the one man who can help him survive. The Road to Shandara is the first book in the captivating epic fantasy series readers describe as compelling and full of suspense. This refreshing blend of magic and… (more)

Broken World by Kate L. Mary

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Free

When a deadly virus sweeps the country, Vivian Thomas sets out for California in hopes of seeing the daughter she gave up for adoption. Then her car breaks down and shes faced with a choice. Give up, or accept a ride from redneck brothers, Angus and Axl. Vivian knows the offer has more to do with her double Ds than kindness, but shes prepared to do whatever it takes to reach her daughter.The virus is spreading, and by the time the group makes it to California, most of the population has been wiped out. When the dead start coming… (more)

Coming In From the Cold by Sarina Bowen

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

He can’t have her. And he can’t tell anyone why. Ski racer Dane “Danger” Hollister does not do relationships, though he keeps his reason a secret. The real-life curse he’s inherited from his mother will eventually cost him everything: his place on the Olympic ski team, his endorsement income, and his ability to fly downhill at top speed.Reluctant country girl Willow Reade meets Dane by accident. Literally. Her skidding truck forces him off the road during a blizzard. Stranded together in his Jeep as night falls, the two loneliest people in Vermont find themselves sharing more than they’d… (more)

Winter Thaw by Alexis Jacobson

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.1 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Jenna was happy with her life, or so she thought, until she found herself on a romantic ski weekend in the mountains – all alone. Stuck at a crossroads in the heart of winter, she never saw Brett coming, and never expected what he would be. Soon her heart and her mind were locked in a battle to decide between staying with the safe but boring life she had, or chasing a new adventure. When things start heating up on the slopes, and in the bedroom, Jenna’s not sure that she can distinguish between right and wrong anymore… (more)

Angel Dance by M. D. Grayson

Shelfbuzz Score: 6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

From M. D. Grayson comes the action packed Danny Logan debut mystery, Angel Dance.Gina Fiore – beautiful Seattle heiress has vanished. A foreign drug cartel and a Chicago organized crime family are looking. Can Danny Logan rescue her before the noose closes… (more)