Handpicked Kindle Books for Oct 26 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – October 26, 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!


Beneath a Dakota Cross by Stephen Bly


Shelfbuzz Score: 8.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Western

IN SEARCH OF A NEW LIFE OUT WEST, BRAZOS FORTUNE FINDS HIS FAMILY ENDANGERED BY THE VERY QUEST HE HOPED WOULD SAVE THEM. With these simple words, Brazos Fortune sets out on his journey in the first of Stephen Blys new Fortunes of the Black Hills series. When locals threaten the lives and property of his family. Brazos abandons his Texas homestead for a new ranch in the West he has seen in a dream. Its a war against corrupt lawmen, wild outlaws, and bitter winter weather as Brazos wrestles with his newfound hunger for gold and the burning desire… (more)

The Night of Knives by Jon Evans


Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

Veronica Kelly came to Africa to start her life over. Still reeling from her divorce, she is grateful when a handsome stranger invites her to join a tour to visit gorillas in Ugandas wild Impenetrable Forest. A trip that goes desperately wrong when their group is captured by brutal gunmen.Then one tourist is executed.And then another.This is no random kidnapping: their abduction is only the first move in a deadly strategic game. A game in which Veronicas ex-husband is somehow involved.Now she must embark on a wild journey across Africa, to unveil a malignant conspiracy… (more)

The Dress Thief: A gripping novel of fashion, secrets and intrigue in 1930s Paris by Natalie Meg Evans


Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical

Alix Gower has a dream: to join the ranks of Coco Chanel to become a designer in the high-stakes world of Parisian haute couture. But Alix also has a secret: she supports her family by stealing designs to create bootlegs for the foreign market. A hidden sketchbook and two minutes inside Herms is all she needs to create a perfect replica, to be whisked off to production in New York. Then Alix is given her big break – a chance to finally realize her dream in one of the most prominent Parisian fashion houses – but at the price of… (more)

Final Venture by Michael Ridpath


Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

A cure for Alzheimer’s would be worth billions. And well worth someone killing for.Simon Ayot is an Englishman working for Revere Partners, one of Boston’s top venture-capital firms. The firm’s star investment, worth millions of dollars for each of its partners, is BioOne, which is working on a cure for the disease.Frank, one of Simon’s bosses and his father-in-law, is found murdered at his summer house in the marshes, and Simon is in the frame. To stay alive, and to save his marriage, Simon must figure out who killed Frank. And who will be the… (more)

The Amber Project: A Dystopian Sci-fi Novel by JN Chaney


Shelfbuzz Score: 8.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

In 2157, a mysterious gas known as Variant spreads across the globe, killing or mutating most organic life. The surviving humans take refuge in an underground city, determined to return home. But after generations of failures and botched attempts, hope is beginning to dwindle. That is, until a young scientist makes a unique discovery — and everything changes. Suddenly, there’s reason to hope again, and it rests within a group of genetically engineered offspring that are both human and Variant. Terry is one of these individuals, modified and trained to endure the harsh conditions of a planet he cannot begin to… (more)

Craving Lucy by Terri Anne Browning


Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Free

One kiss can change everything… I wished Id known that before Id kissed my best friend.Things are different now. We cant go back. Im not even sure I want to go back. I guess the question is…. What happens now… (more)

Another Mans Treasure by S.W. Hubbard


Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

On a snowy Christmas Eve, a beautiful young mother goes out to buy a few last minute gifts and never returns… … thirty years later, her daughter picks up her trail.As the owner of an estate sale business, Audrey Nealon knows a lot about art, antiques, and the unlikely places old people hide their treasures. But the shabby home of an elderly widow holds alarming surprises: street drugs in the silverware drawer, a trunkful of jewels in the attic, and the distinctive ring Audrey’s mother was wearing the night she disappeared in Palmyrton, New Jersey. Believing the truth will bring… (more)

That Man Next Door by Nadia Lee


Shelfbuzz Score: 7.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

A sweet and sexy standalone romantic comedy featuring a virgin and a hot lawyer! I’m a twenty-two year-old virgin who’s had five one-night stands. How’s that possible? Easy. I’ve never gone all the way. I just chicken out and bail. Thank God, I’ve always selected men I’ll never run across again… … until that sexy-as-sin Matt from last weekend moves in next door… … then shows up as a new in-house counsel at Sweet Darlings Inc. where I work. Oh… crap. But it was dark in the hotel room. If I put on a boring office… (more)

Storms of Victory by Andre Norton


Shelfbuzz Score: 7.4 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy

In the wake of their defeat of Pagin of Karsten, the Witches of Estcarp await news of those who have been lost or gone missing since the battle, and a young Sulcar woman awakens to her Power–only to do battle with an ancient evil… (more)

REACTION: A Techno Crime Thriller by Gerald M. Kilby


Shelfbuzz Score: 7.1 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

Surveillance expert Charles Gardner arrives in Monaco to spend a few days with his daughter, who’s covering the launch of a new fusion reactor for a major news channel. But that night, in the darkness of the harbour, he sees something he shouldn’t — the brutal murder of a young woman on-board a luxury super yacht.When local Inspector, Madelaine Duchamp, is forced to drop the investigation in to the murder, Charles decides to use his own particular set of skills, and uncovers a plot to blow up the massive reactor before it goes live. Now it’s no longer just… (more)

Lost Highlander by Cassidy Cayman


Shelfbuzz Score: 7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Paranormal

Grad student and cocktail waitress Evelyn Merkholtz has plenty to deal with. Too much to deal with. So, when her runaway best friend calls with a mysterious and urgent request to join her in Scotland, she is secretly more than happy to drop everything and oblige.Shes faced with an ancient curse, an adorably hunky villager, and a super hot (but possibly murderous), Highland warrior from the 18th century – and realizes that getting burned at the stake is a really bad way to get out of writing her thesis… (more)