Happy Wednesday, fellow reading addicts!

Can you believe September is halfway over? It doesn’t seem like it, but after last week’s cooler temperatures, a lot of rain and leaves starting to slowly change colors where I’m at, I’m starting to believe it. I’m not looking forward to winter, especially not this year when the farmer’s almanac is saying more snow this year. I don’t like snow. I like it even less when I have to shovel it.

But autumn is definitely in the air. I often burn candles during fall and winter and this year I have an apple pie candle in my office and out in the living room I have a candy corn candle. Yes, I love the smell of candy corn.

We have some amazing books for you this week, including some free books – don’t forget about the Back to School Free Book Giveaway! The books are free for a limited time so if you’re interested in them, don’t delay in picking them up! There are also a few other books for free below as well as some really great prices on boxed sets and series sales.

I’ve even read a few of the books below before they were on sale and I can tell you, they’re absolutely fantastic.

Enjoy and happy reading!

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Special Deals

Birth of Heavy Metal Complete Boxed Set

Here’s your chance to get the complete series boxed set in one place!

You thought you understood the Zoo? I’m here to tell you it’s so much more than anyone ever thought!


Born from the fertile imagination of bestselling author Michael Anderle

Fountain of Youth, or Valley of Death?

While eating his supper of microwave popcorn, PhD student-genius Salinger Jacobs is grabbed from his apartment in California, stuck on a C-130 military plane and sent to the Sahara Desert to witness the reality of the ZOO for himself.

With the life expectancy of untrained scientists working inside the ZOO measured in hours, he has a lot to learn.


First order of business?

How do you shoot a gun, and just HOW MUCH is that plant worth?

The government needs the best of the best military and scientific minds working out how to pull the secrets from the ZOO, while keeping the deadly fauna and flora in check.

There is one major problem, Salinger doesn’t even have a PhD.

If he can stay alive long enough, he might be able to afford something besides packaged microwave popcorn to eat.


This Boxed Set includes all eight books in the BIRTH OF HEAVY METAL Series 

  1. He Was Not Prepared
  2. She is His Witness
  3. Backstabbing Little Assets
  4. Blood of My Enemies
  5. Get Out of Our Way
  6. It All Falls Down
  7. Justice Come Due
  8. All’s Fair in War

Magitech Legacy Series Sale

Relic Hunting is Dangerous Business

Space pirates, dragons, undead and worse lurk in the darkened corridors of the derelict Great Ships, the remains of the once mighty Vagrant Fleet. These ancient hulks are powered by a combination of magic and technology, created by gods we no longer remember or understand.

Every new ship offers a million ways to die, but those ships have ancient magic our sector hasn’t seen in millennia. The kind of magic that will keep my ship flying, and maybe help me find answers. Where did our people come from, and how did we end up marooned in this system?

Those answers haven’t been important until now. Our world is tumbling into the sun, and the clock is ticking. Either we get at least one Great Ship active, or everyone dies. No pressure right?

A new series in the Amazon Bestselling Magitech Chronicles universe. Want to make your own characters? The Magitech Chronicles RPG allows you to be part of the action long after you finish the books. Learn more at magitechchronicles.com or by googling Magitech Chronicles World Anvil.

Included in the sale:

  1. Dying World
  2. Hatchling
  3. Necrotech


Join Us, or Die and Join Anyway

I hate necromancers. They’re sneaky, and underhanded, and…damned effective. My father’s ghost is going to be reshaped into an assassin sent to kill my mother unless I dance for Necrotis, an unliving goddess and ruler of the Maker’s Wrath.

A storm rages across the void, with winds upwards of two thousand kilometers a second in some places, the Catalyst known as Sanctuary. The Unseen Fleets lurk somewhere within, and emerge to harvest miners working the asteroids and moons flung out of the storm. Necrotis wants me to fly inside, find a city that predates the Great Cycle, and find a way inside when no one ever has before.

No pressure, right?

If I didn’t need enough incentive here’s some more. My mother promised the Confederate Pantheon that I’d fly into the storm to find answers while they marshal their forces for war. No one asked me, or my crew. I wish I could give them the middle finger, and take the Remora and run, but if I do?

Well… I have a feeling the whole galaxy is going to burn. I need to save my father. I need to find out what’s hiding in that storm, and then turn it on the people trying to use me. I’ll get answers all right, but not the ones they want.

Legend of the Sword Bearer

It’s the most advanced human consciousness simulation in existence.
…and Steve Benson is the next test subject

On his deathbed, he is made an offer he dare not refuse: fade away as the darkness takes him or have his consciousness transferred into a game—Tempest Online.

Leaving the broken husk he once called a body behind, Steve becomes Abalonious, a warrior possessed of strength, cunning, and the power to make a difference, but with that power comes a far greater responsibility.

The deal he accepted comes with a catch: if he fails, the game he’s grown to cherish is over and he’ll die—permanently.

Join Abalonious, hero of Tempest, as he strives against all odds to adapt, learn, and build himself into the greatest champion the game has ever seen.

“To sum it up, Jeremy took a Fantasy, SciFi, and a gaming idea, and mashed them together skillfully, pushing Legend of the Sword Bearer to the same quality of Ready Player One.
We at NeoLeaf Press give this book our Gold Recommendation and rate it 5 out of 5 stars.”

-NeoLeaf Press

Grave Beginnings

“Quick, clean action, solid character work and pacing. This series is worth your time.” — Jim Butcher, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dresden Files

Another day, another hijacked body. And just 13 hours to solve a murder…

Detective Vincent Graves has made a habit of dying. Waking up in someone else’s body isn’t pleasant, especially when it’s inside a coffin with tons of dirt pressing down on it. Once he’s out, he learns his soul has 13 hours to find the borrowed body’s killer.

With the help of a brilliant FBI agent, Vincent’s quest for clues leads to a looming supernatural presence. And escaping the dark threat may be impossible with his ever-ticking clock…

Can Vincent close the case in time, or will a powerful being make him rest in peace for good?

Grave Beginnings is the first book in The Grave Report urban fantasy detective series. If you like paranormal twists, hard-boiled investigators, and noir-style magic, then you’ll love R.R. Virdi’s paranormal investigator series.

“His stuff is badass!” —Larry Correia, New York Times bestselling author

Bad Attitude

If Were tradition forced you to marry at twenty-five, would you do it?

Bailey Nordin is feeling the stress of pack obligations arriving too soon in her life.

She prefers working on cars to going on a date.

A good fight is just a morning’s workout, and Bailey’s sarcastic wit has killed any chance of a love life.

Her future isn’t looking bright.

Roland is on the run from three powerful witches who want him for…what he can provide.

Trying to hide from the witches, he ends up in the middle of a town so small, it’s hard to find it on a map.

She’s a Were, He’s a wizard. He could be her ticket out of her problems—if she believed in magic.

Massive changes are coming down from the heavens, and Bailey Nordin is the Were in the middle.

Will she figure out how to break from tradition?

Join Bailey as she learns just how unique she is, and why the gods might want her.

“It’s like Romeo and Juliet… A Were and a wizard fighting kidnappers, gods, and a mysterious government agency that is trying to hide the paranormal from society.

You know what? It’s actually nothing like Romeo and Juliet.

Except no one wants those two together, especially the witches.”

Romance Special Deals

Second Chance Ranch

She was destroyed when he left. He regrets the pain he caused. Can God help them mend their broken hearts?

Montana veterinarian Elizabeth Manning is living the life of her dreams. Dating the hottest guy in town, healing animals, and helping the homeless makes her feel she’s doing God’s work. So when the boy who broke her heart returns after ten years, she refuses to dig up her buried feelings.

Logan Hayes kicks himself for leaving Elizabeth so abruptly. Forced home to run his sick father’s store, his passion for his old flame has never been stronger. And he’s desperate to show her how he has grown to win her back.

Arguing with her boyfriend over her charitable activities, Elizabeth wonders if he’s really the man God intended for her. If Logan wants to rekindle her devotion, he’ll have to confess the painful truth behind his abandonment.

Will Elizabeth and Logan find their way to forgiveness and into each other’s arms?

Second Chance Ranch is the first book in the touching Triple J Ranch contemporary Christian cowboy romance series. If you like no-nonsense cowgirls, clean stories, and heartwarming attractions, then you’ll adore Jenna Hendricks’s wholesome tale.

Mystery & Thriller Special Deals

If She Knew

IF SHE KNEW (A Kate Wise Mystery) is book #1 in a new psychological thriller series by bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose #1 bestseller Once Gone (Book #1) (a free download) has received over 1,000 five star reviews.

55 year old empty nester—and freshly retired FBI agent—Kate Wise finds herself drawn out of her quiet suburban life when her friend’s daughter is murdered in a home invasion—and she is implored to help.

Kate thought she left the FBI behind after 30 years as their top agent, respected for her brilliant mind, tough street skills and her uncanny ability to hunt down serial killers. Yet Kate, bored with the quiet town, at a crossroads in life, is summoned by a friend she can’t turn down.

As Kate hunts the killer, she soon finds herself at the forefront of a manhunt, as more bodies turn up—all suburban moms in perfect marriages—and it becomes apparent there is a serial killer stalking this quiet town. She unearths secrets from her neighbors she wishes she never knew, discovering that all is not what it seems in this picture of model streets and neighbors. Affairs and lying are rampant, and Kate must sift through the town’s underbelly if she will stop the killer from striking again.

But this killer is one step ahead of her, and it may end up being Kate who is in danger.

An action-packed thriller with heart-pounding suspense, IF SHE KNEW is book #1 in a riveting new series that will leave you turning pages late into the night.

Up In Smoke

A hilarious cozy mystery from USA Today Bestselling author Shannon VanBergen

Nikki is a flirtatious six-time divorcee. Geraldine is her quirky grandmother. Mix in a bunch of gun-toting grannies, an outrageous retirement home, and an unsolved mystery and there’s bound to be some excitement. Follow along as Nikki and the cast of retirement home vigilantes work to solve the mystery before everything goes up in smoke.

Up in Smoke is part of the Glock Grannies Cozy Mystery series. If you like fun cozy mysteries and outrageous characters, you are going to love Up in Smoke.

Buy Up in Smoke and start solving your next mystery today!

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