Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of February 17, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of February 17, 2019

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

Homicide in High Heels : a Humorous Romantic Mystery by Gemma Halliday

Genre(s): Mystery

A dead body in a tanning salon leads a fashion designer on a laugh-out-loud murder investigation… There’s nothing fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer loves more than springtime in California! The flowers are in bloom, the fashion week runways are fierce, and fans of America’s favorite pastime are filling the baseball stadiums to root for their favorite team. But when the girlfriend of the L. A. Stars rookie MVP winds up dead at a chic Beverly Hills salon, it’s suddenly up to Maddie to track down the “Tanning Salon Killer. ” Armed with the help of her wacky… (more)

Murder Al Fresco by Jennifer L. Hart

Genre(s): Mystery

From bestselling cozy mystery author Jennifer L. Hart comes the deliciously deadly conclusion to her Southern Pasta Shop Mysteries… Redemption never tasted so sweet… Andy Buckland is no stranger to TV. The worst moment of her career happened when a live studio audience got food poisoning from one of her dishes. But when the pasta guru is given a slot in the televised cooking competition Diced Showdown, she sees her chance at redemption. In exchange for the shot at vindication Andy and her fianc, Malcolm Jones, are tasked to find the identity of a mysterious blogger who has a nasty… (more)

Danger in the Ashes by William W. Johnstone

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

During the years following the nuclear holocaust that decimated the United States, soldier and survivalist Ben Raines has dedicated his life to rebuilding civilization from the ruins. But for America to rise again, the new laws must be as just as they are harsh–they must be Ben Raines’s laws. As the bloody war continues against the hordes of subhuman cannibals infesting the urban wasteland, Raines and his rebel forces encounter an even greater threat to their dream of a new America–the Ku Klux Klan, reawakened to sow the poisonous seeds of ignorance and prejudice. This hideous scourge must… (more)

Harvest of Gold by Tessa Afshar

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

An arranged marriage. A man whose heart is closed to love. A king whose life hangs in the balance. A nation on the brink of annihilation. Harvest of Gold (Book 2)The scribe Sarah married Darius, and at times she feels as if she has married the Persian aristocracy, too. There is another point she did not count on in her marriage–Sarah has grown to love her husband. Sarah has wealth, property, honor, and power, but her husband’s love still seems unattainable. Although his mother was an Israelite, Darius remains skeptical that his Jewish wife is the right choice… (more)

Tabitha by Vikki Kestell

Genre(s): Historical, Free

From the author of the groundbreaking series, A Prairie Heritage, comes the compelling story of fiery-haired, fiery-tempered Tabitha Hale. Rescued from a life of depravity, Tabitha gives her heart to God and her life to nursing. As this tenacious, redeemed woman perseveres toward her vocation, her temper and stubborn independence threaten to derail her aspirations. Will Tabitha pass the trial by fire that is necessary for God to truly use her? And what is Tabitha to do with her feelings for Mason Carpenter, the man who simply refuses to give up on her? Is it even possible for… (more)

Desired Too: Loving An Alpha Male by S. K. Lessly

Genre(s): Romance

Angel and Raquel possess two very strong personalities separately. They are alphas to the core. The problem comes when these two fire-filled individuals come together. One needs to be in control while the other refuses to be controlled. Angel Leonetti, the complete Alpha Male “Let me first address this ‘using you’ shit that you mentioned. To be clear, I asked you to be on the team for no other reason but that I trust you. You were actually the only one I trusted in that meeting, besides my father. I don’t know what’s up with Victor. I haven’t a… (more)

Isle of Hope: Unfailing Love by Julie Lessman

Genre(s): Romance

NOTE! ! THIS BOOK IS A SWEET INSPIRATIONAL WITH A BIT HIGHER LEVEL OF ROMANTIC AND SPIRITUAL PASSION. )She stole his heart. He stole her peace. Can hope steal their pain? At the age of eighteen, Lacey Carmichael was a wild girl bent on fun, promised to Jack O’Bryen, a straight-and-narrow pastor’s kid bent on the seminary. When her father kicks her out of the house, she runs away from Isle of Hope, turning her back on everything she loves. Now, eight years later, she’s back as a woman of faith, hoping to make amends to the father she… (more)

Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft

Genre(s): Fantasy

The Tower of Babel is the greatest marvel in the world. Immense as a mountain, the ancient Tower holds unnumbered ringdoms, warring and peaceful, stacked one on the other like the layers of a cake. It is a world of geniuses and tyrants, of luxury and menace, of unusual animals and mysterious machines. Soon after arriving for his honeymoon at the Tower, the mild-mannered headmaster of a small village school, Thomas Senlin, gets separated from his wife, Marya, in the overwhelming swarm of tourists, residents, and miscreants. Senlin is determined to find Marya, but to do so he’ll have… (more)

Letters of Freedom – The Carmel Sheehan Series Book 1: A Novella by Jean Grainger

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

She’s lost. He’s searching. Neither knows the full truth. Carmel Sheehan was abandoned as a baby and left in the care of the Irish state. Life with the nuns was lonely and isolating, but nobody ever adopted her, so when the time came to leave Trinity House, she was terrified, and jumped at the chance to get a family of her own by marrying a widower with two little girls. But Bill wasn’t who he seemed, and having his horrible sister Julia as a constant looming presence made a bad situation even worse. Then a Facebook message from a man… (more)

The Days Fly by C. L. Quinn

Genre(s): Romance, Paranormal

You’d think that remaining young and beautiful forever would be wonderful, wouldn’t you? For Sarah, it really wasn’t. She’d been blood-bonded for nearly one hundred years to a powerful vampire, where taking small sips of his blood daily kept his blood-bonds healthy and young. While she was like family to him, there comes a time in a human beings life when just existing isn’t enough. There needed to be purpose and achievement and something to strive for. Sarah carried Robert Browning with her, the phrase “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven… (more)