Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, April 26, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, April 26, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Have a great week and stay safe!


Ritualist by Dakota Krout



Genre(s): Fantasy

The decision to start a new life is never an easy one, but for Joe the transition was far more literal. After making the decision to become a permanent addition to a game world, it doesn’t take him long to learn that people with his abilities are actively hunted. In fact, if the wrong people gained knowledge of what he was capable of, assassins would appear in droves. In his pursuit of power, Joe fights alongside his team, completes quests, and delves into the mysteries of his class, which he quickly discovers can only be practiced in secret. Ultimately, his…(more)



The Cure by Stephanie Erickson



Genre(s): Sci-fi, YA

One life will make the difference.” Macey Holsinger has heard that promise for as long as she can remember. But it hasn’t saved anyone yet, not even her little brother. Little is known about the disease, except that it’s a rapid and absolute killer. Countless lives have been claimed in the last hundred years, and government scientists are working hard to stop the spread through human experimentation. Testing has killed nearly as many people as the disease and, to Macey at least, it seems like they’re no closer to a cure. At sixteen, conformity to the government’s idea of “sacrifice…(more)



The Afrikaans by Nick Pirog



Genre(s): Thriller

Intimate in scale, but grandly outfitted, the luxury cruise liner The Afrikaans hosts no more than 208 pampered guests, among them; former FBI contract agent Thomas Prescott. When the ship is overtaken by African pirates who are demanding the U. S. send AIDS relief to a small Zulu village in South Africa, it is up to Prescott to keep the 400 hostages alive. As the U. S. tries to figure out how to combat the terrorists plot from the outside, World Health Organization doctor, Gina Brady, undertakes the impossible task of rescuing three children from the secluded village. As the…(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)



Omega Force: Legends Never Die by Joshua Dalzelle



Genre(s): Sci-fi

Jason Burke is a broken man. The loss of his friend and crewmate on an ill-fated mission to a Pillar World has left him in a downward spiral of rage and self-destruction. But what if Lucky hadn’t actually died on that planet? While Omega Force tries to pull itself together for the sake of their friend they also learn that a ruthless new faction has seized control of the ConFed Council and now threatens the stability of the entire quadrant. To make matters worse, the rise of this new regime might be their fault. Jason’s loyalties are pulled…(more)



Bound by Family by Ryan Michele



Genre(s): Thriller, Romance

Cooper Cruz knows what it means to be surrounded and bound by family. Loyalty, brotherhood, and protection are all learned, earned, and respected by him and the Ravage Motorcycle Club family he grew up in. At the same, he’s a man, having fun and living the life he has always envisioned, until a trip to Florida changes everything. Bristyl Daniels knows what it means to be smothered and bound by family. Bonds run deep with her father and all the members of the Sinister Sons Motorcycle Club she has grown up in. But now she’s all woman and wishes they…(more)



We Shouldnt by Vi Keeland



Genre(s): Romance

Bennett Fox walked into my life on one hell of a crappy Monday morning. I was late for the first day at my new job–a job I’d now have to compete for even though I’d already worked eight years to earn it, because of an unexpected merger. While I lugged my belongings up to my new office, a meter maid wrote me a parking summons. She’d ticketed a long line of cars–except for the Audi parked in front of me, which happened to be the same make and model as mine. Annoyed, I decided to regift my ticket…(more)



What Once Was True: An Irish WW2 Story by Jean Grainger



Genre(s): Historical

Robinswood, Co Waterford, 1939. The once grand house is home to two very different families. Despite delusions of grandeur, Lord and Lady Kenefick and their adult children, live a life of decayed opulence as the money needed to keep such a large house and grounds ever dwindles. Meanwhile, the Murphy family, Dermot, Isabella and their three almost grown up girls, live and work on the estate and do their best to keep everything running smoothly. Social structure is vital. Everyone knows their place, but as war looms, both families find themselves drawn into the conflict and begin questioning everything that…(more)



The Abduction by Mark Gimenez



Genre(s): Thriller

Former Green Beret Colonel Ben Brice drowns memories of Vietnam in oceans of Jim Beam. The war took everything from Ben–his wife, his son, his dreams–and now it threatens to take his ten-year-old granddaughter, Gracie, when shes abducted after a soccer game. Ben cant let that happen. He puts down the bottle and goes in search of Gracie–and discovers dark family secrets and meaning to his life…(more)



The Singular Mr. Sinclair by Mia Marlowe



Genre(s): Historical

Lord and Lady Chatham were blessed with five sons and only one daughter. But when it comes to Caroline, one is more than enough… Caroline is about to embark on her third Season and her parents fear she’ll be permanently on the shelf if she fails to make a match this time. Unfortunately for them, that is precisely what Caroline wants! Curious and adventuresome, Caroline longs for a life of travel, excitement, and perhaps even a touch of danger… If only she can remain unmarried until she turns twenty-one, Caroline will inherit her grandmother’s bequest and gain her freedom…(more)