Handpicked Kindle Books for Nov 9 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – November 9, 2018

Happy Friday, 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!


Boundary Crossed by Melissa F. Olson

Shelfbuzz Score: 9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Paranormal

After her twin sisters brutal murder, former US Army Sergeant Allison “Lex” Luther vowed to protect her niece, Charlie. So when two vampires try to kidnap the baby, it quickly turns into a fight to the death–Lexs death, that is.She wakes up to two shocking discoveries: she has miraculously survived the fight, and baby Charlie is a “null,” gifted with the ability to weaken supernatural forces… and a target for creatures who want to control that power. Determined to guarantee her nieces safety, Lex makes a deal with the local vampires. She sets out with the mysterious–and… (more)



On the Street Where You Die by Al Stevens

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Free

Stanley Bentworth is not all that tough. Previously a homicide cop, he drank his way out of a job and now runs a one-man private eye agency finding people who dont want to be found. He doesnt accept tough-guy assignments, calling himself a ”soft-boiled detective,” but a recession is on, and business is off, so when a wealthy financier, formerly a mob enforcer, needs an anonymous blackmailer found in a life and death situation, Stanley seizes the chance to earn a fee.If he fails, the blackmailer outs his client to the wise guys, in which case… (more)



Lawless Desert by C.M. Curtis

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Western

A man to be reckoned with. Martin Chambliss is not a man to be underestimated. A band of renegade Apaches make that mistake when they attack Chambliss and his fellow travelers. And when Chambliss goes on the hunt for two outlaws who have kidnapped the woman he loves, they learn that he is willing to follow them deep into Mexico, or into Hell itself, to save her, and hes not afraid to spill blood if he has to… (more)



The Atomic Sea: Volume One of An Epic Fantasy / Science Fiction Series by Jack Conner

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Sci-fi

A thousand years ago, the sea began to change, and the change spread.Now the boiling, toxic, lightning-wreathed Atomic Sea has encompassed every ocean on the planet, and the creatures that live in it have become mutated and unnatural. The seas taint can infect any human who comes in contact with it or with unprocessed seafood, killing them… or altering them. No one knows why the sea has become this way or what it portends, only that its irrevocably changed the world.Meanwhile, world war has erupted, and the small country of Ghenisa, like many others, is tottering on… (more)



Essies Roses by Michelle Muriel

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical

Growing up in the Deep South during the years leading to the Civil War, two young girls find freedom on a hillside overlooking Westland, an Alabama plantation. Essie Mae, an intuitive, intelligent slave girl, and Evie Winthrop, the sheltered, imaginative dreamer and planter’s daughter, strike up a secret friendship that thrives amidst the shadows of abuse. Told from the viewpoint of four women: Katherine Winthrop, kind mistress and unexpected heiress to her father’s small, cotton plantation; Delly, her sassy and beloved house slave; Essie Mae, her slave girl; and Evie Winthrop, Katherine’s only child, Essie’s Roses tells of forbidden relationships… (more)



Any Witch Way You Can by Amanda M. Lee

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Paranormal, Mystery

Bay Winchester is having a tough week.As the local editor of Hemlock Coves only newspaper, she just happens to be present when a body is found in an area corn maze. To make matters worse, the police believe the murder may have something to do with the occult.This wouldnt be a problem for a normal reporter, but since Bay is descended from a well-known line of actual witches, the town is understandably on edge.Between the suspicious townspeople, the befuddled police presence and that random hot biker guy that may or may not have something to do… (more)



The Refugee Sentinel by Harrison Hayes

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.4 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

Its 2052 and our world is dying … the population has reached 34 billion; the polar caps have melted and Earth has become a single-country planet. Our survival seems to be guaranteed by a draconian new law requiring the expendables to choose someone to die or choose to die in someone elses stead. Only the High-Potentials, those whose contributions are deemed essential to humankind, are exempt.Yana Perkins is eight and lives with her mother Sarah. But what if Yana were earmarked for death? And what if Sarah were not allowed to take her daughters place? And what if… (more)



Defining Destiny : New Adult Romance by Deanna Chase

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Singer-songwriter Lucy Moore thought her life was perfect. At just twenty-one, shes already met her soul mate and together theyve landed a recording contract. But when her father dies and the love of her life betrays her in more ways than one, she returns home to pick up the pieces. On the shores of Mendocino, California, Lucy has some decisions to make. Should she start a solo career? Or should she leave it all behind for some semblance of normalcy in the quiet town she grew up in? And what about Seth, the tortured artist who always seems… (more)



Consequences: Book 1 of the Consequences Series by Aleatha Romig

Shelfbuzz Score: 7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller, Romance, Free

Waking in an unfamiliar bedroom in a luxurious mansion, Claire Nichols is terrified to discover that a chance encounter led her into the cruel hands of her abductor, Anthony Rawlings. Claire has no understanding of why shes there, but its been made abundantly clear–she is now his acquisition and every action has consequences… (more)



Whole Lotta Trouble by Stephanie Bond

Shelfbuzz Score: 6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Romance

Three female mystery book editors in Manhattan have personal and professional problems galore–which intersect with one bad-boy agent. When they set out to humiliate their problematic playboy, their plans go horribly awry. The women suddenly realize that when it comes to friendship, flirtation and felony, theyre in a WHOLE LOTTA TROUBLE… (more)