Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, June 23, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, June 23, 2019

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


Back to You by Nicole Dykes



Genre(s): Romance

The things we go through in our youth can either leave you broken or toughen you up. In some cases, it does both. What would you do for love? How far would you go to make sure you and the one you love most don’t end up on a path leading to nowhere? When Maddison James is faced with a heartbreaking decision, love is tested, betrayal is imminent, and two brothers will never be the same…(more)



The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez



Genre(s): Romance

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me. Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience.”You’re pregnant.””It’s a boy.” “Your son needs a heart transplant.”Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me. Lies. Syllables and letters may not be tangible, but they can still destroy your entire life faster than a bullet from a gun. Two words — that was all it took to extinguish the sun from…(more)



The Paris Plot by Joseph Aragon



Genre(s): Thriller

Izzy Stone, a top Secret Service agent, is in charge of a presidential visit to Paris. Without warning, a powerful French magistrate charges the U. S. President with war crimes and crimes against humanity after an American counterterrorist strike goes awry. Now Izzy finds herself in a bloody, desperate race to save POTUS from certain death. A lethal cat and mouse chase unfolds across the City of Lights as Izzy uses her knowledge of Paris’ ancient catacombs, a buried chateau fort and the great Louvre to elude their pursuers. As France and the U. S. approach an unthinkable military confrontation…(more)



The Promise by Kate Worth



Genre(s): Romance, Historical, Mystery

When pastry chef Jane Gray tries to sell her daughters locket, she becomes the unlikely subject of a massive police hunt and fodder for Londons tabloid press. Secrets unravel, lies are exposed, and the Duke of Rutledge demands custody of his niece.Charming and handsome, the dukes brother Finn spends his leisure time between the sheets of Londons most beautiful, wanton women. The seasoned rake is perplexed by his attraction to demure, virtuous Jane… definitely not his usual type. Finn soon learns there is more to Jane than meets the eye and he longs to possess the passionate woman hidden…(more)



Between Heaven and Texas by Marie Bostwick



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Welcome to Too Much–where the women are strong-willed and the men are handsome yet shiftless. Ever since Mary Dell Templeton and her twin sister Lydia Dale were children, their Aunt Velvet has warned them away from local boys. But its well known that the females in Mary Dells family have two traits in common–superior sewing skills and a fatal weakness for men.While Lydia Dale grows up petite and pretty, Mary Dell just keeps growing. Tall, smart, and sassy, she is determined to one day turn her love of sewing into a business. Meanwhile, shell settle for…(more)



Fortune Favors the Wicked by Theresa Romain



Genre(s): Historical, Romance

As a lieutenant in the Royal Navy, Benedict Frost had the respect of every man on board–and the adoration of the women in every port. When injury ends his naval career, the silver-tongued libertine can hardly stomach the boredom. Not after everything–and everyone–he’s experienced. Good thing a new adventure has just fallen into his lap… When courtesan Charlotte Perry learns the Royal Mint is offering a reward for finding a cache of stolen gold coins, she seizes the chance to build a new life for herself. As the treasure hunt begins, she realizes her tenacity is…(more)



Athenas Oracle by J.D. Brown



Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy, Romance

Her love was doomed from the start… Leena’s ‘gift of sight’ secures her place as the next great oracle of Athena. Instead of being groomed for wifehood like other girls, Leena spends her days within the walls of the Acropolis, shuffled around by the clergy and doomed to be a virgin forever. Before her ascension, Leena decides to take matters into her own hands. With the help of her father’s book of alchemy, she casts an incantation calling forth her own personal hero. But when that hero turns out to be a rogue vampyre prince with a haunted past, Leena…(more)



The Dragon in the Garden: The Watcher Rising Series: #1 by Erika Gardner



Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

There is magic beneath the mundane and in The Dragon in the Garden, Siobhan Orsini witnesses it all. No lie can fool her, no glamour or illusion can cloud her Sight. She sees through them all and wishes she could close her eyes. Returning to face her past, Siobhan inherits her grandparents’ house in California’s wine country. She encounters a talking dragon, a hot fallen angel, a demon lord, a Valkyrie, and, oh yes, her ex-boyfriend. And that is just in the first twenty-four hours. It’s time to find out why she has this power. Siobhan seeks out…(more)



Holding the Truth by Calle J. Brookes



Genre(s): Thriller

She’d been a victim of a horrible crime at her own father’s hands. With her spirit broken and her body hurting, Texas State Police Officer Bailey Moore is determined to return to the job — and find a way to heal. No matter what she has to do. Finding her place in Value, Texas again is the hardest task she’s ever undertaken. Especially in front of the one man she has never forgotten–or lived up to his expectations. Sheriff Clay Addy is haunted by the woman he failed. Bailey’s return to the TSP reminds Clay of just how much she…(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)