Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, September 8, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, September 8, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Happy reading!


Blood Song by Anthony Ryan



Genre(s): Fantasy

The Sixth Order wields the sword of justice and smites the enemies of the Faith and the Realm.” Vaelin Al Sorna was only a child of ten when his father left him at the iron gate of the Sixth Order — a caste devoted to battle. Vaelin will be trained and hardened to the austere, celibate and dangerous life of a warrior of the Faith. He has no family now save the Order. Vaelin’s father was Battle Lord to King Janus, ruler of the Unified Realm — and Vaelin’s rage at being deprived of his birthright knows no bounds. Even his cherished…(more)



A HORSE CALLED SEPTEMBER by Anne Digby



Genre(s): Historical, YA

The moving story of a passionate friendship between two girls growing up together on an isolated Devon farm in the 1970s, the break-up of that friendship — and the horse that changed their lives forever. Now available as an ebook for the first time, Anne Digby’s debut novel is a childhood favourite both with English-speaking readers and with readers of various editions in translation…(more)



Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld



Genre(s): Fantasy, Historical

It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet. Aleksandar Ferdinand, a Clanker, and Deryn Sharp, a Darwinist, are on opposite sides of the war. But their paths cross in the most unexpected way, taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure… One that will change both their lives forever…(more)



Vendetta by Jack McSporran



Genre(s): Thriller

Venice. The Mafia. A drug deal gone wrong. When a British covert intelligence agency learns of an impending drug deal between the Venetian mafia and one of the UK’s most notorious importers, agent Maggie Black is sent to stop it. Under the alias of an American drug lord, Maggie must infiltrate the crime family and stop their product from reaching British soil. A feat that gets more complicated when her colleague and old flame Leon is sent along with her. Maggie is soon thrust into the middle of a vicious war that spans generations. As blood is spilled and the…(more)



Command: A sexy Private Investigator suspense thriller romance by Ellie Masters



Genre(s): Thriller, Romance

Kate Summers’s career on the police force came to an implosive end when the mayor’s wife exposed her secret life as the Mistress of Pain. Kate lost not only her detective’s badge but something much more valuable: she lost her confidence as a Mistress of men. She now scrapes by as a private investigator, feeding off the misery of others. When the mayor and his wife ask her to investigate the murder of their daughter, Kate faces a difficult choice. To follow the leads, she must reenter the world that destroyed her career and go undercover as a submissive to…(more)



Elvish: A Fantasy Novel by S.G. Prince



Genre(s): Fantasy

It’s against the law for elves and humans to fall in love. But laws can be broken. When Venick is caught wandering the elflands, he knows the penalty is death. Desperate, he lies about his identity in hopes the elves will spare his life. Ellina doesn’t trust the human, and not merely because he speaks the language of men. Men lie. In elvish, however, lying is impossible. In a moment of intuition, Ellina decides to give Venick a chance: learn elvish, reveal his truths, and she will set him free. That is not, of course, what happens. As Ellina and…(more)



The Evening Star: A 1929 Series Prequel Novella by M.L. Gardner



Genre(s): Historical

Caleb Jenkins wasn’t looking for the love of his life. After selling his grandfather’s farm in Massachusetts, he was only searching for a place to start over and forget his past. In his travels through Georgia, he meets Arianna Bellamy, a woman with modern ideas, struggling beneath the confines of old-fashioned values and strict parents. She begins to buckle under the weight of the responsibility that’s been placed on her. Caleb sees a kindred spirit in her yearning to be free and has to fight to get beneath the iron exterior that Arianna has built for her own protection…(more)



Wild Montana Sky by Debra Holland



Genre(s): Romance, Historical, Western

When her brother announces his marriage, Elizabeth Hamilton suddenly becomes unwanted and unwelcome in the only home shes ever known. To escape the new mistress of the house, Elizabeth accepts the invitation of her best friend to journey to Montana.The dirt streets and wooden storefronts of Sweetwater Springs and the hardships of ranch living are worlds away from the refinements of Gilded Age Boston, yet Elizabeth is filled with new hope–and buoyed by a wealthy bankers attentions. Yet its cowboy Nick Sanders who slowly awakens her heart and helps her recognize her strengths. And when a deadly influenza…(more)



One to Hold by Tia Louise



Genre(s): Romance, Free

Derek Alexander is a retired Marine, ex-cop, and the top investigator in his field. Melissa Jones is a small-town girl trying to escape her troubled past.When the two intersect in a bar in Arizona, their sexual chemistry is off the charts. But what is revealed during their “one week stand” only complicates matters.Because shell do everything in her power to get away from the past, but hell do everything he can to hold her…(more)



Not Quite Mine by Catherine Bybee



Genre(s): Romance

Gorgeous hotel heiress Katelyn “Katie” Morrison seems to have it all. But when she crosses paths with Dean Prescott–the only man shes ever loved–at her brothers wedding, Katie realizes theres a gaping hole in her life. After the ceremony she gets an even bigger surprise: a baby girl left on her doorstep. Determined to keep the newborn until she learns who her mother is, Katie has her hands full and doesnt need Dean snooping around…especially when his presence stirs feelings she thought were long gone..Dean Prescott knows Katie is lying to him about the baby. He…(more)