Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, August 11, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, August 11, 2019

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


Call of the Kiwi by Sarah Lark



Genre(s): Historical

The great-granddaughter of Gwyneira McKenzie–who arrived in New Zealand as a nave young bride in In the Land of the Long White Cloud–Gloria Martyn has enjoyed an idyllic childhood at Kiward Station, her familys sprawling sheep farm in the Canterbury Plains. When her parents send word from Europe that its time for Gloria to become a proper “lady” by attending boarding school half a world away in England, Gloria must leave everything and everyone she loves most in the world, including her steadfast protector Jack McKenzie. Wrenched from her beloved homeland and struggling to fit in with…(more)



One Night: Promised by Jodi Ellen Malpas



Genre(s): Romance

ONE NIGHT WILL NEVER BE ENOUGH… Livy notices him the moment he walks into the coffee shop. He’s heart-stoppingly stunning, with a blue-eyed gaze so piercing she’s almost too distracted to take his order. When he walks out the door, she thinks she’ll never see him again. Then she finds the note he left on his napkin… signed M. All he wants is one night to worship her. No feelings, no commitment, nothing but pleasure. Every defense mechanism Livy has adopted during her solitary life is at risk of being obliterated by this confounding man. He’s obnoxious but…(more)



Sleuthing for a Living by Jennifer L. Hart



Genre(s): Mystery

As a young single parent, Mackenzie Elizabeth Taylor has struggled to provide for her teenage daughter. She finally catches a break when she inherits half of an apartment building in Boston from her uncle Al… along with his P. I. business. So what if she doesn’t know the first thing about investigation or if their hot-but-crabby downstairs tenant is a police detective who’s looking for any excuse to handcuff her? Her daughter, Mac the computer whiz, has her back. And these two girls don’t know the meaning of the word quit — not even when their first case takes…(more)



A Dead and Stormy Night by Steffanie Holmes



Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance

What do you get when you cross a cursed bookshop, three hot fictional men, and a punk rock heroine nursing a broken heart? After being fired from her fashion internship in New York City, Mina Wilde decides it’s time to reevaluate her life. She returns to the quaint English village where she grew up to take a job at the local bookshop, hoping that being surrounded by great literature will help her heal from a devastating blow. But Mina soon discovers her life is stranger than fiction – a mysterious curse on the bookshop brings fictional characters to life in lust…(more)



The Castle of Earth and Embers by Steffanie Holmes



Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance

I’m Maeve Crawford. For years I’ve had my future mathematically calculated down to the last detail; Leave my podunk Arizona town, graduate MIT, get into the space program, be the first woman on Mars, get a cat (not necessarily in this order). Then fairies killed my parents and shot the whole plan to hell. I’ve inherited a real, honest-to-goodness English castle – complete with turrets, ramparts, and four gorgeous male tenants, who I’m totally not in love with. Not at all. It would be crazy to fall for four guys at once, even though they’re totally gorgeous and amazing…(more)



Breathless In Love by Bella Andre



Genre(s): Romance, Free

Meet the Maverick Billionaires: sexy, self-made men from the wrong side of town who survived hell together and now have everything they ever wanted. But when each Maverick falls head-over-heels for an incredible woman he never saw coming, he will soon find that true love is the only thing he ever really needed… Will Franconi has a dark past that he’s kept a closely guarded secret — very few people have ever heard his real story and he plans to keep it that way. After surviving a hellish childhood, he’s now living the dream life where everything he…(more)



For Steam and Country: Book One of the Adventures of Baron Von Monocle by Jon Del Arroz



Genre(s): Fantasy

What could a 16-year old girl do with an airship? As a an ordinary farmgirl, Zaira von Monocle is in way over her head. She’s inheriting Rislandia’s most deadly weapon of war, the airship Liliana. Her modest life couldn’t prepare her for flying the massive vessel, let alone protecting her ship and homeland from invading Wyranth soldiers. Even as her whole world turns upside down from war, Zaira learns her presumed-dead adventurer father, the legendary Baron von Monocle, might still be alive. It’s up to her to take the Liliana into Wyranth territory and see if the rumors…(more)



The Virtues of Oxygen by Susan Schoenberger



Genre(s): Historical

Holly is a young widow with two kids living in a ramshackle house in the same small town where she grew up wealthy. Now barely able to make ends meet editing the towns struggling newspaper, she manages to stay afloat with help from her family. Then her mother suffers a stroke, and Hollys world begins to completely fall apart.Vivian has lived an extraordinary life, despite the fact that she has been confined to an iron lung since contracting polio as a child. Her condition means she requires constant monitoring, and the close-knit community joins together to give her…(more)



Fillet of Murder by Linda Reilly



Genre(s): Mystery

Talia Marby serves up delectable English deep fried fare in the heart of the Berkshires — but she soon discovers there’s something fishy going on… Sometimes in this life, you have to fish or cut bait. After walking away from a miserable job and an even worse boyfriend, Talia Marby has no regrets. She’s returned to her hometown and is happy to help her dear friend Bea Lambert by working at Lambert’s Fish & Chips, a cornerstone of a charming shopping plaza designed to resemble an old English village. But not all the shop owners are charming. Phil Turnbull has been pestering…(more)



Dawns Promise by A.W. Exley



Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

A heart prepared to die that has never lived or loved… Born with fragile health, Dawn Uxbridge has lived a sheltered existence. Her lonely days are filled by drawing fanciful landscapes and nurturing plants. When tragedy strikes, she finds herself alone and penniless with only one talent – a green thumb. Jasper, the Earl of Seton, is in need of a gardener to reclaim his derelict estate in the remote west of England. He expected a robust commoner, not a fragile young woman. With the next train a week away, Dawn has one chance to change the earl’s mind and earn…(more)