Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, June 28, 2020

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, June 28, 2020

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

Homicide in High Heels : a Humorous Romantic Mystery by Gemma Halliday

Genre(s): Mystery

A dead body in a tanning salon leads a fashion designer on a laugh-out-loud murder investigation… There’s nothing fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer loves more than springtime in California! The flowers are in bloom, the fashion week runways are fierce, and fans of America’s favorite pastime are filling the baseball stadiums to root for their favorite team. But when the girlfriend of the L. A. Stars rookie MVP winds up dead at a chic Beverly Hills salon, it’s suddenly up to Maddie to track down the “Tanning Salon Killer.” Armed with the help of her wacky…(more)

The Billionaires Challenge by Elizabeth Lennox

Genre(s): Romance

Will her past haunt her forever? Selena can’t believe her luck. A new job in Colorado is just the beginning. But while she can figure out her new responsibilities, she can’t understand Reid Jones’ interest. He was big and tall and powerful and… so not her usual type! And yet, he fascinates her in ways she wanted to explore. Determined to understand the bewitching Selena, Reid Jones is captivated by the woman who leads with her heart, captivates his mind and can light up a room with her smile. She’s smart and sassy but… something is holding her back. Something…(more)

Brotherhood in Death by J. D. Robb

Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

In this thrilling novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series, Lieutenant Eve Dallas finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy when she investigates the disappearance of a former U. S. Senator. Just as Dennis Mira is about to confront his cousin Edward about selling the West Village brownstone that belonged to their grandfather, he gets a shock: Edward is in front of him, bruised and bloody… and then everything goes black. When Dennis comes to, Edward is gone. Luckily Dennis’s wife is a top profiler for the NYPSD — and a close colleague of Lieutenant Eve…(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)

Last Resort by Ashleigh G

Genre(s): Romance

Sometimes even love is too heavy to float. Jo is running away even if she can’t admit that to herself. Afraid of what the future holds, she’s looking for an escape and a chance to forget. Her soul is too heavy to float and she’s ready to let it all go and sink to the bottom. Olly ran a long time ago. He’s remained on this little rock in the middle of the ocean for so long that the rest of the world has disappeared. Now he’s ready to leave the island and his past behind him. She wasn’t looking…(more)

My Honor Flight by Dan McCurrigan

Genre(s): Historical

This novel tells the story of a young soldier who accompanies his great-grandfather, Doug Mackinack, on an Honor Flight … a sponsored trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington D. C.During the flight, the old man shares stories from his platoons tour in Europe, many ending in dramatic (or occasionally, humorous) twists.The stories share not only suspenseful situations, but also the emotional impact of the platoons journey through a broad range of humanity: Fear. Courage. Compassion. Anger. Love. Death. Loyalty. Mercy. Retribution.In a final defining moment near the end of his tour, Mackinack is forced…(more)

The Last Promise by Richard Paul Evans

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

From the New York Times bestselling author and one of the world’s most beloved storytellers comes a rich and all-too-human novel about the tragedy and triumph of love… Years ago, a sweet girl from Utah was swept off her feet by a handsome Italian. Today, the sweet girl from Utah is a wife and mother living in Italy. And she’s about to be swept off her feet all over again…(more)

Witch Song by Amber Argyle

Genre(s): Fantasy

Brusenna is the last. All the other witches have been captured, their songs stolen and twisted from harmony and growth into chaos and death. She alone must stand against an evil much older and darker than anything she could ever imagine — an evil every witch before her has failed to vanquish. In that, Brusenna must be the first…(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)

The Survivor Chronicles: Book 1, The Upheaval by Erica Stevens

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Horror, Free

The First tremors of the earth were felt at 7:22 EST. Every single person felt the rumbling and experienced the tremors that would forever alter the course of history. Most did not survive. These are the accounts of some of those who did…(more)