Handpicked Kindle Books for Jan 4 2019 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – January 4, 2019

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


I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll

Shelfbuzz Score: 9.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

What would it take to make you intervene? When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it — until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she’s decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up to the news that one of the girls — beautiful, green-eyed Anna Ballard — has disappeared. A year later, Anna is still missing. Ella is wracked with guilt over what she failed to do, and she’s not… (more)



The Midwifes Revolt by Jodi Daynard

Shelfbuzz Score: 9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Thriller

On a dark night in 1775, Lizzie Boylston is awakened by the sound of cannons. From a hill south of Boston, she watches as fires burn in Charlestown, in a battle that she soon discovers has claimed her husband’s life. Alone in a new town, Lizzie grieves privately but takes comfort in her deepening friendship with Abigail Adams. Soon, word spreads of Lizzie’s extraordinary midwifery and healing skills, and she begins to channel her grief into caring for those who need her. But when two traveling patriots are poisoned, Lizzie finds herself with far more complicated matters on her hands… (more)



Shattered Valor, The Red Team Series, Book 2 by Elaine Levine

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Thriller

Every step leads her deeper into danger… Eden Miller has her life arranged exactly as she wants it–until a reunion with her high school BFFs places her in the middle of a turf war with a ruthless prison gang, their terrorist allies, and the hunters tracking them. Her every move draws her deeper into the danger surrounding Ty Bladen and his team of terror fighters, but his seductive charm and engaging smile make her believe his promises of protection. A secret is a dangerous thing… When the terrorists Ty Bladen is tracking infiltrate his remote ranch in Wyoming, he… (more)



Shaman, Healer, Heretic: An Urban Fantasy Thriller by M. Terry Green

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

Even for a techno-shaman, a kachina in the bedroom isn’t exactly part of the drill. When Olivia Lawson wakes to find one towering over her, she panics. A Hopi god visiting the real world isn’t just wrong-it’s impossible. Or is it? Soon Olivia learns that the kachina is the least of her worries. As she struggles to save her clients, clashes with other shamans, and fends off the attacks of real-world vigilantes, Olivia finds herself in the destructive path of a malevolent ancient force intent on leaving the spiritual realm to conquer this one. Left with few… (more)



The Bicycle Teacher by Campbell Jefferys

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

In the summer of 1981, Michael from Perth meets Kathrin from Berlin. It’s love. It’s East meets West, and East wins… (more)



The Lead Cloak by Erik Hanberg

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Free

Byron Shaw can track and find anyone on Earth. Except the people who tried to kill him. By 2081, privacy no longer exists. The Lattice enables anyone to re-live any moment of your life. People can experience past and present events — or see into the mind of anyone, living or dead. Most people love it. Some want to destroy it. Colonel Byron Shaw has just saved the Lattice from the most dangerous attack in its history. Now he must find those responsible. But there’s a question nobody’s asking: does the Lattice deserve to be saved? The answer may cost… (more)



Everywhere But No Place by Mark Foster

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.1 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Free

It is the year 2042. Prisons all over the European Union are bursting at the seams. Hans Schleiman, a criminal psychologist, has developed a new system for rehabilitating prisoners. He proposes that they be housed in virtual reality units where they spend the entirety of their sentence. Schleiman has developed software that aids the Subjects rehabilitation and he has built a new breed of supercomputer to oversee the process – the Hosts. The UK is the first country to try the scheme and Denver is one of the first of a hundred Subjects to be inserted into the Schleiman Tanks after… (more)



Encrypted: An Action-Packed Techno-Thriller: From the author of the blockbuster Betrayed series by Carolyn McCray

Shelfbuzz Score: 7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

A code written in unbreakable Angelic script.The resurgence of the Black Death.Can an FBI Agent and the Robin Hood Hacker save the world from another Dark Ages? Halting the spread of a weaponized redo of the Black Plague? Intending to plunge the world into a medieval hellish vision of the Hidden Hand? Its never good when the dead could turn out to be the lucky ones. Thats a lot of responsibility resting on the shoulders of a brilliant cyber hacker and a sexy FBI agent. Makes you wonder whos calling the shots? God, the angels or a 13th… (more)



Apache Ambush by Chet Cunningham

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Western

He was half Apache, half white. As a boy, he had seen his Indian mother gunned down by the hated bluecoats during an attack on his village. Now, years later, here he was, Wade Chisholm, scout for the U. S. Cavalry, alone in Apache country, asked to locate the hostiles – his people – then decide if he had the stomach to lead soldiers in the massacre of another village. But “Longknife” knew the Apaches had already filled the desolate desert. The Apache death chant. Chisholm was as good as dead… (more)



A Question of Will by Alex Albrinck

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

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

They murdered his wife and son. They burned down his house. They beat him within an inch of his life. And then they realized they had the wrong man. They should have killed him when they had the chance. Will Stark is a self-made multi-billionaire, happily married and a proud father. He arrives home to find his house destroyed and his family murdered, and is himself rescued from certain death by a mysterious trio. His rescuers are part of a splinter faction of a centuries-old secret society that has developed incredible technological advances, and unlocked the method… (more)