Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of February 10, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of February 10, 2019

Happy Monday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of undiscovered gems–all very highly rated. Check them out!

Chances Are by Traci Hunter Abramson

Genre(s): Romance, Religious

Maya Gupta is a survivor. After escaping an impending arranged marriage in India as a teenager, she has thrived in America. But now she faces her greatest challenge yet — cancer has invaded her life, and unless she finds a way to participate in a clinical trial in Washington, DC, this may be one battle she loses. When Maya’s best friend Kari offers Maya the lifeline of a place to stay — her brother’s currently vacant DC apartment — the young woman eagerly accepts and goes to meet her fate… Ben Evans’s plans have changed, and he’s heading home for some much-needed… (more)

Hidden Scars by Amanda Sue King

Genre(s): Religious, Romance

Sometimes, the worst scars are those you cannot see. For most of her seventeen years, Morgan Selby dreams of a better life. One without beatings and contemptuous words. College scholarships provide an opportunity. But her parents, who reluctantly allow her to leave, refuse to relinquish their hold. Phone calls, threats, and surprise visits fuel her with paralyzing fear. When Chuck Mathews, her forbidden love, proposes and wants to marry right away, Morgan’s hope fades with memories of her mother’s cruel, unfounded accusation, “we know you’ve had sex”, and her dad waving a gun with a promise, “I’ll kill him”. Besides… (more)

The Empty Land: A Novel by Louis LAmour

Genre(s): Western

For thousands of years the lonely canyon knew only wind and rain, wild animals, and an occasional native hunter. Then a trapper found a chunk of gold, and everything changed overnight. In six days a town called Confusion appeared… and on the seventh it could disappear, consumed by the flames of lawlessness and violence. On one side are those who understand only brute force. On the other are men who want law and order but are ready to use a noose to achieve their ends. Between them stand Matt Coburn and Dick Felton: one a hardened realist, the other an… (more)

Brotherhood in Death by J. D. Robb

Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

In this thrilling novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series, Lieutenant Eve Dallas finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy when she investigates the disappearance of a former U. S. Senator. Just as Dennis Mira is about to confront his cousin Edward about selling the West Village brownstone that belonged to their grandfather, he gets a shock: Edward is in front of him, bruised and bloody… and then everything goes black. When Dennis comes to, Edward is gone. Luckily Dennis’s wife is a top profiler for the NYPSD — and a close colleague of Lieutenant Eve… (more)

Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae by Steven Pressfield

Genre(s): Historical

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Steven Pressfield’s The Profession. The national bestseller! At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army. Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, physical endurance, and unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history–one that would not end until… (more)

Escaping The Wheel by Eric Artisan

Genre(s): Thriller, Religious

He’s had enough… Rostam, an escaped convict obsessed with reincarnation and karma, seeks more than revenge. He wishes to end his time on the Wheel of Life. But first he must right the wrongs of countless past lives and obtain forgiveness from those who would continue to pull him back to Earth. However, in the process,some lives are destroyed in order to be “saved. ” Not a believer? You will be… in the end… (more)

Deadline: A Phantom Force Tactical Novel by Jessica James

Genre(s): Thriller

Very engaging. Hard to put down. ” – Billy Allmon, U. S. Navy SEAL (Retired)DEADLINE introduces the men behind Phantom Force Tactical, a private security firm made up of former Navy SEALs and other covert operators. All books in this series are award-winning suspense/thrillers that can stand alone. He’s a relentless homicide detective. She’s an uncompromising journalist. Neither desires to work together — but they’ll never uncover the truth alone. Landing a front page headline isn’t why reporter Caitlin Sparks is investigating a string of suspicious deaths connected to the U. S. State Department. She has a personal stake in… (more)

Heart Of Marley by T. K. Leigh

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

My sister died the night he snuck into our bedroom. I brought her back to life when I made sure he couldn’t harm her again. I promised I’d always protect her, that I’d always watch out for her. I never thought I’d have to save her from herself… To the moon and back… From the stars to the ocean… That was Marley and Cameron Bowen’s secret code. Twins born just five minutes apart, they have the perfect life… Until tragedy strikes just weeks after their eighth birthday and their father is killed by a drunk driver. Having trouble coping with… (more)

A New World: Taken by John OBrien

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Horror

Dark clouds gatherA storm is breaking… With the sanctuary built, there is a respite from the nightly night runner assaults. Jack Walker and the group of survivors have bought themselves a little breathing room. Or have they? A peaceful daytime outing turns into yet another nightmare sweeping Robert and Bri up with it. The world has changed. Another danger has emerged. Ferocious packs of night runners still prowl at night and Jack must now locate and rescue his kids. With vengeance on his mind, he heads into the heart of an armed camp. Night runners own the night and encircle… (more)

A New World: Conspiracy by John OBrien

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

A shot taken… A new enemy revealed… Lynn has been rescued from deep within the heart of a night runner lair. The answer why she was taken remains a mystery. Sandra lies in a pool of her own blood ending her desperate measures to draw Jack to her. As Red Team celebrates their joy of Lynn’s freedom, they are unaware that a sight is centered on them from afar. A bullet tears through the air, streaking their way. Harold discovers information that stuns the small group of survivors and further threatens their fragile handhold on existence. They have overcome one… (more)