Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, March 3, 2019

3h2>Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of March 3, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked books. Enjoy!

Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews

Genre(s): Romance, Sci-fi, Fantasy

No day is ordinary in a world where Technology and Magic compete for supremacy… But no matter which force is winning, in the apocalypse, a sword will always work. Hugh d’Ambray, Preceptor of the Iron Dogs, Warlord of the Builder of Towers, served only one man. Now his immortal, nearly omnipotent master has cast him aside. Hugh is a shadow of the warrior he was, but when he learns that the Iron Dogs, soldiers who would follow him anywhere, are being hunted down and murdered, he must make a choice: to fade away or to be the leader he was… (more)

The Lost and the Chosen by Ivy Asher

Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy

My name is Vinna, and I’ve been keeping a lot of secrets. You would too if you’d experienced some of the weird shit I have: red-eyed monsters chasing me, markings on my body appearing out of nowhere, a strange power that crackles colorfully over my skin from time to time, and don’t get me started on the weapons I can conjure up almost out of nowhere. Lucky for me, I have yet to meet someone whose ass I couldn’t kick, inside the ring or out. I put that to the test when I run headfirst into a fight that… (more)

Runaway by JB Schroeder

Genre(s): Romance

While tracing his missing teenage sister, Detective Mitch Saunders uncovers a disturbing link to one of his old, and very cold, cases: Laura Macnamara, a young woman who walked out her backdoor and simply disappeared. Runaway, or victim? He never knew, but is about to find out. Because Laura — a sexy, grown woman now known as Charlie Hart — holds the key to his sister’s safety. Except Charlie refuses to help him. Between her carefully guarded secrets and well-founded fears, too much is at stake to look back. Nor can she consider a future with Mitch — a man who will… (more)

Blue Genes #1 by Sydney Jamesson

Genre(s): Romance

Take the plunge with Beth Parker and be ready to fall headfirst Into the Blue… “I promise. Wherever you are, Beth, I will always be with you,” ~ Ayden. Handsome, media magnate, Ayden Stone came into Beth Parker’s life like a bolt out of the blue, introducing her to an extravagant lifestyle filled with promises, new experiences and sensual pleasures. Possessed by love, they have fulfilled a childhood dream to be man and wife, believing nothing can come between them ‘until death do us part. ‘Having been tortured by tragic events involving angels and demons from their past, these star-crossed… (more)

Shadow Emperor by Jonathan Holburt

Genre(s): Thriller

Since ancient times, three sacred objects — a sword, a mirror and a jewel — have legitimized the rule of Japanese emperors. Possession of this sacred regalia could make a man Emperor of Japan. Now, yakuza kingpin Ryuichi Yugao acts to restore what his ancestors lost 600 years ago in a civil war — the throne of Japan. Hiring ex-SAS commando Hugh Scott to steal the regalia, Yugao triggers a chain of events that sends Japan spiraling into chaos. To reach the regalia, Scott must first break into the most tightly-guarded palace in all of Asia, Kyuden, the Imperial Palace of… (more)

A One Way Ticket to Dead: A Kate Jones Thriller by D. V. Berkom

Genre(s): Thriller

A powerful enemy. A fight for survival. A shocking betrayal. Digging up the past can be deadly… After years of running from her ex, Kate Jones is ready to bury the past and try to piece together a new normal. But first there’s a loose end to tie and it involves digging up old ghosts that are best left alone. Unaware her actions have attracted the notice of a powerful enemy Kate is plunged into a deadly fight for survival, as both her life and the lives of those she loves hang in the balance. And, with the possibility of… (more)

The Light in the Trees by Jeff Van Valer

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, YA

In 1970, twelve-year-old White Birch Camp veteran Ted returns to his once-favorite place. It is months after his mom’s violent death, and he’s convinced his dad is dumping him for the summer. Or maybe for good. But he immediately meets his two best friends, Zeke and Neil. Karen, the director’s daughter, notices him, and he finds her more alluring than the camp’s panoramic view of Loon Lake. He also finds Hoss, an alarmingly intelligent, charming, and manipulative risk-taker with a knack for criminal mischief and an unusual vendetta. In this coming-of-age thriller, follow Ted… (more)

Terror of the Mountain Man by William W. Johnstone

Genre(s): Western

Smoke Jensen has come to Corpus Christi, Texas, to take delivery of five hundred horses he purchased from an old friend. That’s when a Mexican revolutionary, Colonel Bustamante Keno, brazenly crashes the border, slaughters twenty-two innocent U. S. citizens in cold blood, and steals a thousand head of cattle–along with two hundred of Smoke’s horses. Going where the U. S. Army and the Texas Rangers cannot, Smoke crosses the border in hot pursuit of Keno. The Mexican Federales capture Smoke and the others and place them under arrest. But as soon as the banditos take something near and… (more)

Winter Cottage by Mary Ellen Taylor

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

A gripping novel about family secrets… and coming home for the first time. Still grieving the loss of her wandering, Free-spirited mother, Lucy Kincaid leaves Nashville for the faded town of Cape Hudson, Virginia. She goes to see the house she’s inherited — one she never knew existed, bequeathed to her by a woman she’s never even met. At the heart of this mystery is the hope that maybe — just maybe — this “Winter Cottage” will answer the endless questions about her mother’s past… including the identity of her birth father. Rather than the quaint Virginian bungalow Lucy expected, Winter Cottage… (more)

Devils Den by Timothy Ashby

Genre(s): Thriller, Historical

It’s the early 1920s. Someone is killing old Civil War vets. Whatever for? Troubled young G-Man Seth Armitage is assigned by the Bureau to find the killer. Another mystery–why does the corrupt Harding administration care about these old soldiers, and why would they send a shell-shocked newbie to investigate? Green though he may be, Seth is much sharper than anyone bargained for. As he investigates this strange crime, the very forces that put him on the case seem to be obstructing it, and before he knows it he’s running from the KKK, hounded by the ambitious young… (more)