Free and Discounted Literature on Kindle

Literature is often referred to books that are able to stand the test of time through their unique, creative elements and resounding messages. Classic stories by authors like Charles Dickens and Jane Austen make up just a small sampling of the literature available to readers today.

Before Our House Fell into the Ocean: Stories of Love and Death

William Cook

This offbeat collection of 12 short stories is a literary salad of genres, including coming-of-age, contemporary romance, crime fiction, mystery and suspense, and humor, with just a dash of the paranormal for seasoning. It features a cast of quirky, unforgettable characters who learn, for better or worse, that love and death sculpt our souls into ... Read more

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Powerballs: Be Careful What You Wish For

Jimmy Clifton

“A lively beach read, this quick, cheerful parody offers a little bit of everything––comedy, suspense, romance…” -Booklife/Publishers Weekly With marriage and finances strained beyond repair, Rose and Henry dream of exciting new lives filled with romance and adventure. With a record lottery win, the couple leap out of the frying pan – right into the ... Read more

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Pianist in a Bordello

Mike C. Erickson

Pianist in a BordelloWhat would happen if a politician decided to tell the truth—the whole truth? Richard Youngblood, aspiring Congressman, is about to find out. He’s running on a platform of honesty and transparency—and against the advice of his friends and advisers he’s decided to start with himself. His autobiography will lay his entire life ... Read more

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Timeless Poetry

Marshall Armstrong

Is there a passion for romance in your relationships? Could poems on faith have some answers to some questions in your life journey? This selection of poems written by Marshall is a heartwarming ride through life experiences, romance, and faith. Come, escape into his poetry in this ultimate collection. Join in the journey and enjoy ... Read more

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Free: Chocolate-Covered Chaos

Lori R Taylor

They can’t trust him with their shoes, but they can trust him with their hearts. Since Nick Marshall’s wife died, he’s been struggling to keep a lid on his PTSD and raise his stepdaughter Chloe and her younger half-sister, Abby. He’s always run a tight ship, but when he learns that Chloe’s flunking out, he ... Read more

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Free: American Warrior

James Snyder

The year is 1961. America has a new president, named John F. Kennedy, and a new era the newspapers are calling the Dawn of Camelot. But for ten-year-old Paul Brett, dealing with an abusive father and the immigrant gangs roaming his slum neighborhood of China Slough, America is only a small, dead-end place he is ... Read more

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A Small Hotel

Suanne Laqueur

Suanne Laqueur’s eighth novel takes readers on a journey through World War II, and the events that shape an American family’s weakest moments and finest hours. A Small Hotel illuminates the experience of ordinary people thrown into extraordinary circumstances, and their once-in-a-generation camaraderie, courage and resiliency. $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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One Night With Finnbar

Leo D'Lance

Imagine you go to a party with someone you think you know, but really don’t. You have a good time; maybe drink a little too much. At the end of the evening your friend takes you back to your place where that night the unthinkable happens to you. The next morning the police are at ... Read more

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Picasso’s Motorcycle

Marc Sercomb

France, 1940. An unexpected gift of an old motorcycle with a tragically romantic past hurls a young orphan into the thick of things as war breaks out and his life changes forever. Half-French/half-German Daniel must find a way to survive in a world that mercy seems to have abandoned. This book transports the reader to ... Read more

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In the Hall of Mirrors

R. S. Cobb

A collection of short poems that are reflective of life, love, society, circumstances, and understanding. The concept of the book is that every page is like walking up to a new reflection in a wall of mirrors. Each reflection is different from the last, showing a person a different view of themselves. Most these poems ... Read more

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The Universe in 3/4 Time

Leona Francombe

From historical Brussels to a Black Forest refuge…From Prague’s ghostly lanes to the high Pyrenees… Join three struggling musicians as they head off across Europe to recover a mysterious World War II piano, a dangerous quest that illuminates not only the fate of the piano’s elusive owner, but also secrets of their art lost in ... Read more

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Nutshell

John Albedo

During Dust Bowl days in west Texas, a country doctor delivers a baby, a so-called “monster,” acceptable parlance of that era indicating a newborn with multiple birth defects. A genre-bending thriller that offers readers a birds-eye view into the rigors of med-school through the lens of a supernatural-tinged, multi-generational drama. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Mazie

Regina Felty

A burdened old widow. A reclusive young bachelor. A lonely neighbor girl. A collision of fates that transform their lives forever. After tragically losing her only child, then facing her husband’s death two years ago from Alzheimer’s, 72-year-old Mazie questions why God doesn’t take her too. Her grief leaves her aching to join her husband and son ... Read more

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Free: Asymmetrical Woman

Aliza Ross

A woman in a disintegrating marriage, on the brink of having an affair, develops Bell’s Palsy, paralyzing her face, and forcing her to reexamine her marriage, ambitions, and self. Asymmetrical Woman explores the inherent contradictions and dilemmas of contemporary women—the disappointments, compromises and anguish of marriage, motherhood and work. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Mothers of Pine Way

Corrine Ardoin

A complex and sometimes humorous examination of small-town life. The story centers around one woman’s struggle to overcome adversity and realize her dream of becoming a writer. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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A Distant Horizon

AnneMarie Brear

1851 Ireland. After enduring years of a devastating potato famine, Ellen Kittrick is a survivor. Crop failures and a descent into poverty changes her from a happy wife and mother to a woman struggling to keep her children alive. When several shocking events occur, it forces her to make an enormous decision. But will the ... Read more

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Discovering How Complacency Leads to Government Control by Analyzing Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

R. S. Cobb

By bridging Marxism and Deconstructionism, this essay proves how Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four parallels the modern-day complacency among Americans. Typically, most will point out the obvious similarities like constant surveillance through screens (phones, televisions, computers), the ever-increasing wage gap between the rich and poor, and the creation of new laws that interfere with our constitutional freedoms. ... Read more

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Free: Sins in Blue

Brian Kaufman

A young man on a mission. An aging musician with a dream. Society perched over a racial divide. It’s the 1960s, and nothing reflects the cultural revolution more than music. Sins in Blue is a novel about lost dreams, crippling grief, and the healing power of an unlikely friendship. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Bell Hammers

Lancelot Schaubert

“Schaubert recounts a mischievous man’s eight decades in Illinois’s Little Egypt region in his picaresque debut. Remmy’s life of constant schemes and pranks and a lifelong feud with classmate Jim Johnstone and the local oil drilling company proves consequential. This is a hoot.” – Publisher’s Weekly. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Polk, Harper & Who

Panayotis Cacoyannis

A police visit and then a dinner party threaten to unravel all that Adam and Eva hold dear… A tender, thorny, frequently hilarious contemporary story of complicated friendships and family relationships, and ultimately of the triumph of imperfect London love within imperfect London lives. “beautifully encapsulates what love is” Kirkus Reviews. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Reign of Terrier

Lori R Taylor

When she needed a hand, she found a paw. Tessa’s dream of becoming a veterinary tech crashes after her fiercely-supportive fiancée dies in a tragic accident. Mourning her loss and desperate to move forward, Tessa must prove she can handle the pressures of working in a real-life clinic before she can start her new life. ... Read more

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The Color of Cold and Ice

Jerri Schlenker

In a Manhattan coffee shop, five characters, all at turning points in their lives—the loss of a spouse, the search for meaning, a bad diagnosis, the need for love, and the angst of loneliness—come together. Through a series of coincidences, a trip to Amsterdam, the colors of the chakra system, Van Gogh, and the clarity ... Read more

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Lying and Making a Living: Fiction with Footnotes

William Dunlap

Lying and Making a Living contains more of the irreverent, hard-hitting, exhilarating, ironic, and emblematic prose we’ve come to expect from the writer and painter William Dunlap. His stories, some as short as a single page, leave the reader gasping for breath and wanting more. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Cucina Tipica

Andrew Cotto

Escaping to Italy was the easy part. Figuring out how to stay forever is where the adventure begins… When disheartened American Jacoby Pines arrives in Italy on vacation, he has no idea that a family photograph from the previous century would start a search for ancestry through the streets of Florence and the hills of ... Read more

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A Gentle Mind on Fire

Phoenix Dow

An amazing bundle of poems written in a time of mental transition. $9.00 on Kindle.... Read more

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Blind Fold: Book Seven – Technicians Series

Olivia Gaines

One Way has always done things on his own terms. However, changes in his life are happening faster than he has time to react. Uncertain if the woman and boy he assists depend on him or it is the other way around. However, things get tricky when life comes at them fast and the meaning ... Read more

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Rising Wind: The Weeping God and The Book of Hope (Book 3 of the Series)

Diane Olsen

Book Series Overview Given by Readers Favorite & 5-Star Awarded Review for The Rising Wind Series Books 1 thru 3. The Weeping God and the Book of Hope, part three in the Rising Wind series, is actually a prequel to the first two books, so it’s unnecessary to read those first. The lead characters, Sage ... Read more

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The Fifth Man

James LePore

National bestselling author James LePore’s searing novel Sons and Princes riveted readers with its depiction of a man caught between crime and conscience. LePore’s characters return to a life eight years later and overwhelmingly changed. Chris Massi now has more power than he ever could have imagined. When his son Matt finds himself drawing the ... Read more

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The Eyes of a Wolf

James LePore

Ex-military Zev Evans is a drunk – and a neurotic one at that. He believes the weird thoughts that plague him – his ‘tics’ – might have something to do with his brain surgery three years earlier. Carol Harris, the surgeon who mended Zev’s brain, makes a desperate call, sending Zev out west for his ... Read more

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The Coldness of Objects

Panayotis Cacoyannis

London 2030. The news a young postman delivers will cause 70-year-old Anthony Pablo Rubens to reflect on all the adversities and joys of the past, while he begins to prepare for the menacing surprises of the future. “Thoroughly gripping… a chilling vision of an abnormal ‘new-normal’ to come.” – Kirkus Reviews (starred review) $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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All Things That Deserve to Perish: A Novel of Wilhelmine Germany

Dana Mack

All Things That Deserve to Perish is a novel that penetrates the constrained condition of women in Wilhelmine Germany, as well as the particular social challenges faced by German Jews, who suffered invidious discrimination long before Hitler’s seizure of power. It is also a compassionate rumination on the distractions of sexual love, and the often ... Read more

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Lying and Making a Living: Fiction with Footnotes

William Dunlap

“Lying and Making a Living”– a collection of short stories, contains more of the irreverent, hard-hitting, exhilarating, ironic, and emblematic prose we’ve come to expect from the writer and painter William Dunlap. His stories, some as short as a single page, leave the reader gasping for breath and wanting more. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Truth From the Bathroom

Bob Whire

Scott is frustrated with his marriage. He’s being pushed around by his wife. Then he finds an unused notebook in the bathroom. Sitting and journaling his problems seems to help. But how will he face the overwhelming changes coming in his life? $1.99 on Kindle... Read more

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Pianist in a Bordello

Mike C. Erickson

“Pianist in aBordello is so well crafted it compels readers to surrender and enjoy this irreverent, madcap portrait of a politician. A steady flow historic nuggets, shrewd insights, passionate encounters, and all-out hilarious moments, make it difficult to stop reading.” $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Whippoorwill Chronicles

Timothy Strong

Sam and George are childhood friends, sharing a deep loyalty that is cemented when George saves Sam from drowning. When the consequences of their choices unfold, Sam faces the frailty of relationships. Returning home again, Sam begins a long journey to regain a sense of what is real, what is true and what is his ... Read more

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RISEN: The accession and devolution of Yahweh Ben Yahweh: Miami’s Urban Chronicles Volume 1

Thomas Barr Jr.

The growth of “Mega churches” has risen considerably in the 21st century as compared to the past. Miami Urban Chronicles Volume I: Risen, seeks to set forth a fictional biopic of the rise of spiritual leader Yahweh Ben Yahweh of the Liberty City based movement the Nation of Yahweh, “Ben Yahweh’s.” Chauncey Miller, the main ... Read more

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NORVEL: An American Hero

Kenneth F. Conklin

FINALIST: 2021 Next Generation Book Awards Norvel Lee won gold in the Olympics, but he was so much more than just an Olympian! On a September morning in 1948, a member of the U.S. Olympic team and a Howard University student was arrested for taking a seat in the white section of a segregated train ... Read more

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The Accidental Suffragist

Galia Gichon

It’s 1912, and protagonist Helen Fox is a factory worker living in New York’s tenements. When tragedy strikes in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Helen is seduced by the Suffragist cause and is soon immersed, working alongside famous activists. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Mazie

Regina Felty

A BURDENED WIDOW. A RECLUSIVE BACHELOR. A COLLISION OF FATES THAT TRANSFORM THEIR LIVES FOREVER. After tragically losing her only child when he was just a boy, then facing her husband’s death two years ago from Alzheimer’s, 72-year-old Mazie questions why God doesn’t take her too. Her overwhelming grief leaves her aching to escape her ... Read more

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The Legend of Naughty Cleopatra, Egypt’s Last and Most Glorious Queen: As Related by Herself and Others, Chief Among Them Rome’s Mark Antony

Tom Andersson

A literary-deep-irreverent take on the story of Cleopatra. For lovers of ancient Egypt and Rome looking for an unconventional perspective on their favorite civilizations, with plenty of comedy and philosophy. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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