Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 29, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, March 29, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. We hope you and your family are staying safe during this crisis. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books for your reading pleasure.

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Krimson Run: A Galactic Race for Justice by Julia Huni



Genre(s): Sci-fi, No

The Federation will make you pay for your crimes, even the fake ones. Tony, a spy from a rival star system who is the scion of a galactic crime family. Quinn, falsely accused former military betrayed by her husband. A conspiracy that intertwines their lives. Where did the government go wrong? When they separated Quinn from her kids. She vowed to do whatever it would take to find them and rescue them. They should have let her. Instead, they made her fight. Now Quinn and Tony will make the Federation wish it had taken the easy option. Quinns escape starts…(more)



The Girl from Oto by Amy Maroney



Genre(s): Mystery, Historical

A Renaissance-era woman artist and an American scholar. Linked by a 500-year-old mystery… The secrets of the past are irresistible — and dangerous.1500: Born during a time wracked by war and plague, Renaissance-era artist Mira grows up in a Pyrenees convent believing she is an orphan. When tragedy strikes, Mira learns the devastating truth about her own origins. But does she have the strength to face those who would destroy her? 2015: Centuries later, art scholar Zari unearths traces of a mysterious young woman named Mira in two 16th-century portraits. Obsessed, Zari tracks Mira through…(more)



The Silver Gun by L.A. Chandlar



Genre(s): Historical, Mystery

New York City, 1936. In the midst of the Great Depression, the Big Apple is defiantly striving toward an era infused with art, architecture, and economic progress under the dynamic Mayor La Guardia. But those in City Hall know that tumultuous times can inspire both optimism and deadly danger… It’s been six months since Lane Sanders was appointed Mayor Fiorello “Fio” La Guardia’s new personal aide, and the twenty-three-year-old is sprinting in her Mary Janes to match her boss’s pace. Despite dealing with vitriol from the Tammany Hall political machine and managing endless revitalization efforts, Fio hasn’t…(more)



Off the Charts by Anna Lowe



Genre(s): Romance

Just a fling, or is it more? All Julie Steffens wants is a quiet couple of days on a Caribbean beach. Just her, a good book, and the balmy sea breeze. But the minute she meets the sizzling hot sailor of her dreams, sparks start to fly, and she’s tempted into the one type of adventure she’s never tried. The only question is, will one night be enough…(more)



Love Built to Last: Fireflies ~ Book 1 by Lisa Ricard Claro



Genre(s): Romance

She can’t let go of her dead husband… Maddie Kinkaid believes her late husband, Jack, gives her advice on everything from ordering a pizza to hiring a carpenter, so when she finds Caleb Walker’s business card on Jack’s desk, she’s convinced that he’s the guy to remodel her kitchen. He can’t decide if she’s worth the risk… Caleb is a single father, and protecting his young son means avoiding romantic entanglements. But there’s heat in every kitchen, and sparks ignite between Caleb and Maddie — until disaster strikes. When Jack goes silent, Maddie’s guilt consumes her, and it looks as if…(more)



When the Man Comes Around: A Gripping Crime Thriller by Bradley Wright



Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

Former FBI rising star, Lawson Raines, isn’t the man he used to be. He’s become a monster. Losing your wife, your daughter, and spending ten years behind bars will do that to a man. Especially an innocent one… Now Lawson’s life sentence has been pardoned, and the people who conspired to put him away are desperately scrambling to bury their little secret in the Las Vegas desert once and for all. Dodging bullets while chasing clues, Lawson races to uncover the truth behind the conspiracy against him. Along the way, friends become enemies, enemies become friends, and a broken man…(more)



What Have You Done by Matthew Farrell



Genre(s): Thriller

Family is not what it seems in this raw, edgy thriller that New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline says “you won’t be able to put down.”When a mutilated body is found hanging in a seedy motel in Philadelphia, forensics specialist Liam Dwyer assumes the crime scene will be business as usual. Instead, the victim turns out to be a woman he’d had an affair with before breaking it off to save his marriage. But there’s a bigger problem: Liam has no memory of where he was or what he did on the night of the murder. Panicked, Liam…(more)



P.S. from Paris by Marc Levy



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

From Marc Levy, the most-read French author alive today, comes a modern-day love story between a famous actress hiding in Paris and a bestselling writer lying to himself. They knew their friendship was going to be complicated, but love — and the City of Lights — just might find a way. On the big screen, Mia plays a woman in love. But in real life, she’s an actress in need of a break from her real-life philandering husband — the megastar who plays her romantic interest in the movies. So she heads across the English Channel to hide in Paris…(more)



Written in the Stars by Christina Coryell



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Romance

Roundabout these parts, dirt roads don’t just get you from point A to point B. They intersect to create a maze of life often missed when outsiders drive through a sleepy town. The number on the population sign might seem insignificant, but a few short steps from the beaten path, there’s more than meets the eye. Look a little closer… That sleek out-of-town convertible is bringing former pageant queen Brooke Langdon back into town for the first time in a decade. She’s dragging nothing with her but the hyphen in her last name. Gatlin Moore is running his…(more)



Kahayatle by Elle Casey



Genre(s): YA, Sci-fi, Free

My name’s Bryn Mathis. I’m seventeen years old, and I live in a neighborhood outside of Orlando, Florida. I live alone because my dad died almost a year ago, along with all the other adults in the world. I’m almost out of food and the gangs of kids that roam around my town are getting more vicious by the day. It’s time for me to leave and find another place to live… a place where I can find food and shelter… a place where they won’t be able to find me. Alone, it might have been possible, but now I’ve…(more)