Welcome to the first Discerning Deals of August! Here, we have another handful of quality titles to enjoy as summer winds down. Enjoy!
Title: Lethal Inheritance
Author: Tahlia Newland
Genre: New Adult Urban Fantasy
Discerning Deal Price: $.99, Good Until Sunday, August 4
Blurb: On a rescue mission in a hidden realm, ex-fencing champion, Ariel, battles treacherous terrain, wraith-like demons who feed on fear and a dangerous attraction to a powerful Warrior. To survive, she must learn a secret esoteric wisdom that awakens the power of her mind. Can she defeat the demons or will they kill her and enslave her mother.
“Lethal Inheritance has some of the best writing that I have seen in a long time. If you like fantasy books at all, you HAVE to read Lethal Inheritance . . . It has it all- rich, detailed world building, insanely realistic characters, and a kick ass fantasy plot.” Book Briefs Reviews
“Fresh and engaging—rich with symbolism and great imagery! Fans of YA fantasy will find an instant winner with this book.” Jill Marie, Little Hyat’s Book Reviews.
“Lethal Inheritance rivals such young adult favorites as J.K. Rowling and Rick Riordian.” Tammy Dewhurst, Rabid Readers.
Title: The Sundered
Author: Ruthanne Reid
Genre: YA Science Fiction
Discerning Deal Price: FREE for Amazon Kindle
Blurb: Harry Iskinder knows the rules.
Don’t touch the water, or it will pull you under. Conserve food, because there’s no arable land. Use Sundered slaves gently, or they die too quickly to be worthwhile.
With extinction on the horizon and a world lost to deadly flood, Harry searches for a cure: the Hope of Humanity, the mysterious artifact that gave humans control over the Sundered centuries ago. According to legend, the Hope can fix the planet.
“If you like your books entertaining, if you like your books to keep you guessing, if you like a unique, fresh story, then Sundered is the book for you. This is a great debut novel and Ms. Reid’s book will surely become one of your favorites and she will certainly become one of your favorite authors.”
– Anita, the Kindle Book Review
Title: Never Surrender
Author: Susan Vaughan
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Discerning Deal Price: $2.99
Blurb: For years, DEA Agent Ricardo Cruz has pursued El Águila, the gun-and-drug-smuggling cartel that killed his older brother. When Rick finally has a lead in Maine, his suspect goes underground and the sister refuses to cooperate. Beautiful Juliana Paris’s quick wit and loyalty draw him but he can’t afford involvement with his suspect’s sister.
“Romantic suspense at its best, with just enough conflict and character depth to make the tension between Rick and Juliana palpable and make the pages (and the sparks) fly.”
– Jen Blood, bestselling author of the Erin Solomon mysteries
Title: Night Prey
Author: Carol Davis Luce
Discerning Deal Price: $.99
Blurb: Roberta Paxton had a pleasant, challenging job, a man who loved her, and a host of good friends, but anxiety gnawed at her, at the back of her mind, at the edge of her vision, something was threatening her. . . something or someone. She tried to talk about it, but nobody wanted to listen, not even her thirteen-year-old sister, Tobie. Roberta had had these premonitions before, Tobie reminded her. She was just being paranoid.
But there was someone watching. Deep in the Tahoe forest, emerging only to stalk his prey, to watch and listen, to plot his final move, a vicious killer waited. Each glimpse of Roberta fired his need, but still he waited.
Until he saw Tobie. . .