Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, April 12, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, April 12, 2020

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Stay safe and have a great week! P.S. Last chance to help Shelfbuzz by taking our super quick survey:

The Scavengers Daughters by Kay Bratt

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Having survived torture and imprisonment during Chinas Cultural Revolution, Benfu escaped to find love with his compassionate and beautiful Calla Lily. Together they build a fulfilling life around the most menial of jobs–Benfus work collecting trash. As he sorts through the discards of others, he regularly discovers abandoned children. With unwavering determination, he and Calli spend decades creating a family of hand-picked daughters that help heal the sorrow and brighten their modest home. But all is not perfect and when crisis threatens to separate their family, Benfu–or possibly his band of headstrong daughters–must find a way…(more)

War of the Fae: Book 1 by Elle Casey

Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy, YA, Free

Jayne Sparks, a potty-mouthed, rebellious seventeen-year-old and her best friend, shy and bookish Tony Green, have a pretty typical high school existence, until several seemingly unrelated incidents converge, causing a cascade of events that change their lives forever. Jayne and Tony, together with a group of runaway teens, are hijacked and sent into a forest, where nothing and no one are as they seem. Who will emerge triumphant? And what will they be when they do…(more)

Edgewood by Karen McQuestion

Genre(s): YA, Paranormal

Wandering the dark streets at night is Russ Beckers way of dealing with his relentless insomnia and the angst of life. But that changes forever the night he witnesses a strange astronomical event, then discovers hes developed incredible superpowers.And hes not alone. Three others in his town–sexy Mallory, arrogant Jameson, and mysterious Nadia–have had the same experience and acquired intriguing powers of their own. As if Mallory isnt special enough with her good looks and high IQ, now she can control peoples minds. Jameson thinks hes the coolest because he moves objects with his thoughts, and shy…(more)

Tahoe Blue Fire by Todd Borg

Genre(s): Mystery

When Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna gets a call from a woman who’s afraid for her life, it sounds like she is excessively paranoid. McKenna investigates and discovers that two other people have already died. He believes the killer is after something worth millions, a precious artifact that dates back to Renaissance Italy. When McKenna finds a connection between the victims and a famous retired pro football tackle named Adam Simms, he worries that Simms will be the next victim Simms seems gentle as a teddy bear. But decades of football gave Simms Traumatic Brain Injury, causing loss of memory and…(more)

London Harmony: Roctoberfest by Erik Schubach

Genre(s): Romance

Kacy Green is at a point in her life where she feels she needs to act more mature and get her own place instead of crashing at her various band mates flats as she has done for ten years since she ran away from a bad situation at home when she was fifteen. Things are starting to click for her and for the band. London Harmony is hosting the biggest battle of the bands the world has ever witnessed. When things start to fall apart when their lead guitarist defects to another band. The race is on to find another…(more)

The Perfect Lie by Cheryl Bradshaw

Genre(s): Mystery, Free

The devil is in the detail. When true-crime writer Alexandria Weston is found murdered on the last stop of her book tour for The Devil Wakes, a story about the life and death of serial killer Elias Pratt, fellow writer Joss Jax steps in to investigate. Joss’s search reveals disturbing details from Alexandria’s past, and a long list of enemies, each with a secret to hide. Just when Joss believes she’s solved the mystery, an unexpected twist rises to the surface, a twist so deadly it unearths Elias Pratt from the grave and changes the lives of those who…(more)

Getting Lucky by Erin Nicholas

Genre(s): Romance

TJ Bennett knows one thing for certain — being in love isn’t for him. Been there, done that, has the scars to prove it. But that’s before he meets colorful, sweet, slightly-kooky Hope Daniels. Hope is only in town temporarily. She simply wants to have a cup of coffee with the father she’s never known. But when her directions lead her to TJ’s house instead, everything becomes a lot more complicated… and a lot more interesting. Because there’s nothing like a big gruff introvert to push this extrovert’s let-me-make-it-all-better buttons. All of TJ’s plans to…(more)

The Unremembered Girl: A Novel by Eliza Maxwell

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

In the deep woods of East Texas, Henry supports his family by selling bootleg liquor. It’s all he can do to keep his compassionate but ailing mother and his stepfather — a fanatical grassroots minister with a bruising rhetoric — from ruin. But they have no idea they’ve become the obsession of the girl in the woods. Abandoned and nearly feral, Eve has been watching them, seduced by the notion of family — something she’s known only in the most brutal sense. Soon she can’t resist the temptation to get close. Where Henry’s mother sees a poor girl in need, his father sees…(more)

The Designs of Lord Randolph Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

Ryder Cavanaugh’s stepsiblings are determined to make their own marks in London society. Seeking fortune and passion, THE CAVANAUGHS will delight readers with their bold exploits. An independent noblemanLord Randolph Cavanaugh is loyal and devoted — but only to family. To the rest of the world, he’s aloof and untouchable, a respected and driven entrepreneur. But Rand yearns for more in life, and when he travels to Buckinghamshire to review a recent investment, he discovers a passionate woman who will challenge his rigid self-control… A determined ladyFelicia Throgmorton intends to keep her family afloat. For decades, her father was consumed…(more)

A Kingdoms Cost: A Historical Novel of Scotland by J. R. Tomlin

Genre(s): Historical

Eighteen-year-old James Douglas can only watch, helpless, as the Scottish freedom fighter, William Wallace, is hanged, drawn, and quartered. Even under the heel of a brutal English conqueror, James’s blood-drenched homeland may still have one hope for freedom, the rightful king of the Scots, Robert the Bruce. James swears fealty to the man he believes can lead the fight against English tyranny. The Bruce is soon a fugitive, king in name and nothing more. Scotland is occupied, the Scottish resistance crushed. The woman James loves is captured and imprisoned. Yet James believes their cause is not lost…(more)