Handpicked Kindle Books for Nov 13 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – November 13, 2018

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


Namaste by Sean Platt

Shelfbuzz Score: 9.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

Amit is a member of the order of shadow monks, his every waking moment is spent training his body and mind to the peak of human ability – and beyond. But the order is pacifist, a repository for deadly weapons with their safeties permanently set to “on.” Until everything is taken from him, and Amit decides that turning the other cheek is no longer an option. Now, every ounce of his training will be put to the test. His epic quest for revenge will see wrongs righted – or see Amit forgotten in an unmarked grave. Namaste includes Prelude, as well as… (more)



Controlling Her Pleasure by Lili Valente

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Free

Blake Roberts has everything hes ever wanted–fame, money, and ownership of the hottest chain of tattoo parlors in the country. But hes haunted by his first love, his former foster sister, Erin. The matching tattoo they share is a constant reminder of who he was before he learned how to control his emotions, his desire, and a womans pleasure.He needs to purge her from his heart, and hell do whatever it takes to be free.Erin Perrys been burned by love and shes not ready to put her body under a mans control, let alone her heart. But… (more)



The Girls From Alcyone by Cary Caffrey

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

Sigrid stood in the center of what had once been the Academy grounds on Alcyone. Now, all that remained were the burned and collapsed remnants of the school and dormitories. Smoke still wisped up from the blackened piles of lumber and debris. The stench was raw and acrid, threatening to overwhelm her sensors.”Theres no way Independents did this,” Christian said. “It looks like a whole battalion landed here.”Frantic, Sigrid scanned the area again, searching desperately for signs of the girls, but nothing turned up in her sensory modes. She tried calling out with her comlink. If they were… (more)



Starship Blackbeard by Michael Wallace

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

In the aftermath of an interstellar war with an alien race, Captain James Drake is unjustly courtmartialed. But Drake won’t go down without a fight. Rather than surrender, he’ll lead his loyal crew into the frontier worlds, infested with pirates and smugglers, to repair and rearm… (more)



Getting Out of Hand: Sapphire Falls book one by Erin Nicholas

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Free

Genius scientist Mason Riley can cure world hunger, impress the media and piss off the Vice President of the United States all before breakfast. But hes not sure he can get through his high school class reunion.Then he meets the new girl in town.Adrianne Scott loves Sapphire Falls. The sleepy little town has been the perfect place to escape her fast-paced, high stress lifestyle. Her only plans now include opening her candy shop and living a quiet, drama-free life.Until Mason Riley bids four hundred dollars just to dance with her.Mason sure doesnt look–or… (more)



The Cinderella Princess by Melissa McClone

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Thanks to a philandering father, ad exec Emily Rodgers knows happily ever after doesn’t exist. Relying on a man only leads to heartache. She takes care of herself, and work defines her life. But Emily soon finds herself in the hands of a real-life prince who defines the words charming and sexy. Not to mention reckless. If Prince Lucas doesn’t find a royal bride, Emily’s dream of being named a partner at the advertising firm will die. Luc’s fun-loving ways have made him a magnet for scandal. His father gives Luc an ultimatum — find a wife on a… (more)



Scorpio Rising by Monique Domovitch

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.4 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical

Set in New York and Paris amid the glamorous and competitive worlds of art and real estate, Scorpio Rising takes the reader from the late 1940s to the 1960s through the tumultuous lives of its heroes.There is Alex Ivanov, the son of a Russian immigrant and part-time prostitute. He yearns to escape his sordid life and achieve fame and fortune. His dreams of becoming a world-class builder are met with countless obstacles, yet he perseveres in the hope of someday receiving the recognition he craves.Half a world away, Brigitte Dartois is an abused teenager who runs… (more)



First to Kill by Andrew Peterson

Shelfbuzz Score: 7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

Ten years ago, a botched mission in Nicaragua ended covert ops specialist Nathan McBrides CIA career. Now he utilizes his unique skill set in the private sector–until the night Frank Ortega, former director of the FBI, calls in a favor. A deep-cover federal agent has vanished, along with a ton of Semtex explosives, and Ortega needs them found–fast. Because for him, this mission is personal: the missing agent is his grandson. And Nathan McBride is the only man he trusts to save him.But it quickly becomes clear that something bigger than even Ortega could have imagined… (more)



It Takes a Spy…: A Secrets and Seduction book by Sheridan Jeane

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical

1851 – For Cecilia, romance and mystery collide at her family’s glittering London ball on the eve of their jewelry auctionCecilia Paring has serious reservations about marrying her fianc, Devin Montlake. Gone is the boy who could capture her heart with a word or a glance and in his place is a man who has made it clear that to be a proper barrister’s wife, the exciting and impulsive Cecilia must change as well.Devin Montlake has his life planned out… Although Devin Montlake loves his orderly life as a barrister, he’s determined to follow his roadmap to achieve his… (more)



How to Marry a Matador by Ginny Baird

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

New York telecommunications expert Jessica Bloom has never quite gotten things right. Shes failed at relationships, and only believes herself to have moved ahead at work due to dumb luck. Her fortunes change when she flies to Madrid on an acquisitions deal — but wakes up married to a matador instead! While shes held a burning attraction to her handsome business adversary for months, she never dreamed shed make such an enormous split-second decision. Surely, this is a mistake they can both get undone? Her new husband, however, has plans to the contrary…Fernando Garcia de la Vega runs a… (more)