Ebookaroo 5 June 2021

Here are some specials and new releases by Kate Sheeran Swed, Aaron Hodges, Matt Edsand, Rachel Aukes, Julie Elizabeth Powell, Krista D. Ball, S. Usher Evans, Dale Ivan Smith, Sherry D. Ficklin and Nancy Warren.

Parting Shadows

by Kate Sheeran Swed

Raised by a heartsick AI, she’s programmed to kill. And desperate to flee.

After growing up on an isolated space station, Astra dreams of solid ground. But with an AI guardian plugged into her head–and her nervous system–it’s not like she’s flush with choices. In fact, she’s got just one: use her training to carry out the rogue AI’s revenge. Her first mission? Assassination.

When her target flashes a jamming device that would guarantee her escape from the AI’s grasp, Astra sets out to steal it. But the AI’s plans are more dangerous than she suspected. Corrupted by heartbreak, the wayward computer is determined to infect the star system with a new order of digital tyranny.

Astra’s been raised to care for no one but herself. Now she’ll have to decide if she’s willing to trade the star system’s freedom for her own.

Parting Shadows is a far-future take on Estella Havisham’s journey in Great Expectations, and the first installment in Kate Sheeran Swed’s Toccata System novella trilogy.

First in series special US$0.99

Dreams of Fury

by Aaron Hodges

The Gods have fallen, bowed by ancient powers.

The forces of humanity are divided.

And the Old Ones are coming…

New Release US$4.99

Forsaken Freighters

by Matt Edsand

Once Sparker was the most celebrated Squadron Leader in the Commonwealth Empire …

Unjustly discharged, he is reduced to running a freighter business on a forsaken planet.

A spate of vanishing freighters brings him in contact with Mirra, a former refugee from the Outer Terra, whose family is amongst the missing. Can Sparker overcome the past injustice and arise to help find Mirra’s family and uncover the secret behind the disappearing freighters? And, is it but a harbinger of a greater threat rising against the Commonwealth Empire?

First in series special US$0.99

Rebel’s Call

by Rachel Aukes

A corporate-controlled solar system. A brutal corporate cabal. A desperate fight for freedom. Is revolution the only way forward?

Few are invited, fewer survive. Join the elite at Space Academy and fulfill your destiny today!

Separated at birth, orphaned twins Peyton and Jai Foster’s lives couldn’t be more different. Raised by a billionairess, Peyton Foster has been taught that anything other than first place is failure. With her adoptive family’s name dangled like a carrot, she’ll need to not only get accepted to Space Academy but finish at the top of her class.

Raised in a group shelter one step from the streets, Jai Foster has earned every meal he’s ever eaten. Discovering early that his penchant for technology gave him an undeniable advantage, Jai manages to earn a spot to the Academy with hopes of securing a future better than as some low-level corporate cog.

When fellow cadets are callously murdered for failing training exercises, the orphaned twins discover that the corporations controlling the solar system are far more sinister than they could’ve ever imagined. When terrorist attacks leave millions dead, Academy’s cadets are drafted to fight the latest corporate war.

But what happens when the twins discover that the terrorist enemy they’re fighting isn’t the real enemy? Will a pair of orphans follow the orders of an immoral corporation or will they find that fighting against tyranny is worth everything?

Read this exciting science fiction thriller and join the revolution!

New Release US$0.99


by Julie Elizabeth Powell

Is Charley crazy, delusional or dead?

Follow her amazing, emotional journey and emerge into the battle with her nemesis – herself.

This inspirational fantasy will take you into realms otherwise unknown, turning your world upside down while you’ll be wondering what is real and what is not. It’s an adventure, a mystery and an imaginative fairytale for adults.

Gone was a story motivated by a true event.

Special US$0.99

Magic & Mystery Box Set

by Krista D. Ball

Secrets mixed with magic can be deadly.

Secrets have the power to protect or destroy. Forgotten lore, mysterious weapons, and magical libraries can be dangerous in the wrong hands. Covert missions, secret societies, and lost memories can provide salvation. Prepare for adventure and unlock the many secrets in MAGIC & MYSTERY!

Delve into these exciting worlds with USA Today and International best-selling authors Megg Jensen, Lilith Saintcrow, Krista D. Ball, Skyla Dawn Cameron, Jane Glatt, and Rhonda Parrish.

New Release US$0.99

The City of Veils

by S. Usher Evans

Two dead royals.

A slimy crime boss.

A city on the brink of chaos.

Thirteen-year-old Princess Brynna fled an arranged marriage and became a masked vigilante. Now, at eighteen, she’s on the cusp of taking down the city’s most ruthless crime boss, Lord Beswick—that is, until her father and brother are murdered, and she’s dragged back to a life she thought she left behind.

Even as she juggles council meetings and royal decrees, Brynna refuses to give up on her vigilante mission to bring Beswick to justice. But the politics of Forcadel are as volatile as its streets, and Brynna isn’t sure whom she can trust in the castle. And with two royals dead in less than a month, she must use all her wits to keep herself from becoming the third.

Get swept away in a brand new world of intrigue, adventure, and masked mischief that Foreward Reviews calls, “entertaining from the first page to the last.”

Special US$0.99

Spice Crimes

by Dale Ivan Smith

What happens when a simple two-part cargo-hauling job with a tight deadline pays too well?

Captain Alisa Marchenko was ready to settle down to a quiet life aboard the Star Nomad hauling cargo with her finance, the cyborg Leonidas, and her daughter and crew.

But, when a layover on Sherran Moon lasts longer than planned, her ship disappears out from under Alisa’s nose.

With only Leonidas and the Starseers Abelardus and Young-Hee to help her, she must find out why the Nomad vanished, what happened to the rest of her crew, why pirates and mafia are ready to kill for her ship, and how a mysterious cargo ties into it all, or else they’ll be stranded indefinitely.

Taking place shortly after the events in the novel End Game by Lindsay Buroker, Spice Crimes is a rousing space adventure set in Lindsay Buroker’s exciting Fallen Empire universe.

This novel was originally published as part of the Kindle Worlds program and has been republished with the permission of Fallen Empire author and creator Lindsay Buroker.

Special US$0.99

Kingdom of Shadows and Dust

by Sherry D. Ficklin

Ava was supposed to be many things, meek, submissive, and above all, silent. But when this rebellious princess rides off to war instead, the fate of two great kingdoms rests in her ability to tell friend from foe, enemy from ally. Ending the war will mean a terrible sacrifice, and the revelation of a dark secret she’s carried for far too long…

New Release US$0.99

Vampire Knitting Club

by Nancy Warren

Vampires who knit

A troublemaking witch

Who killed Granny — and is she really dead?

At a crossroads between a cringe-worthy past (Todd the Toad) and an uncertain future (she’s not exactly homeless, but it’s close), Lucy Swift travels to Oxford to visit her grandmother. With Gran’s undying love to count on and Cardinal Woolsey’s, Gran’s knitting shop, to keep her busy, Lucy can catch her breath and figure out what she’s going to do.

Except it turns out that Gran is the undying. Or at least, the undead. But there’s a death certificate. And a will, leaving the knitting shop to Lucy. And a lot of people going in and out who never use the door—including Gran, who is just as loving as ever, and prone to knitting sweaters at warp speed, late at night. What exactly is going on?

When Lucy discovers that Gran did not die peacefully in her sleep, but was murdered, she has to bring the killer to justice without tipping off the law that there’s no body in the grave. Between a hot 600-year-old vampire and a dishy detective inspector, both of whom always seem to be there for her, Lucy finds her life getting more complicated than a triple cable cardigan.

The only one who seems to know what’s going on is her cat … or is it … her familiar?

First in a new series of paranormal cozy mysteries with bite!

First in series special US$0.99

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