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      • 405. 1 freebie
        • 406. Info for: Thunder in the Morning Calm

          Thunder in the Morning Calm  




          Lieutenant Commander 'Gunner' McCormick is assigned as an intelligence officer to Carrier Strike Force 10, being deployed to the Yellow Sea at the invitation of South Korea for joint exercises with the US Navy. During his pre-deployment briefing, he discovers a TOP-SECRET MEMO revealing rumors that the North Koreans may still be holding a handful of elderly Americans from the Korean War in secret prison camps.


          As it happens, Gunner's grandfather, who was a young marine officer in the Korean War, disappeared at Chosin Reservoir over 60 years ago and is still listed as MIA in North Korea. Sworn to silence about what he has read, the top-secret memo eats at him. Gunner decides to spend all his inheritance and break every military regulation in the book to finance his own three-man commando squad on a suicide mission north of the DMZ to search for clues about the fate of his grandfather. Risking his career, his fortune, and his life, Gunner will get his answers, or he will die trying.



          Pinky :smileyhappy:

          • 407. Free Nookbook

            Pre-Order - available September 5th


            Fatal Destiny  


            Pub. Date: September 2011

            Publisher: Carina Press

            ISBN-13: 9781426892158

            • 408. Re: Free Nookbook


              by Lorena McCourtney


              Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

              Pub. Date: August 2004

              Sold By: Barnes & Noble

              Series: An Ivy Malone Mystery  #1 

              File Size: 610 KB

              ISBN13: 9781585585199


              Meet Ivy Malone, an inconspicuous older woman who has a mutant curiosity gene that often lands her in trouble. Unlike most women her age, she snoops and pries her gray-haired self into one hilarious escapade after another. So when vandals romp through the local cemetery, Ivy can't help but put her snooping eyes to work as she launches her own unofficial investigation.


              Despite her unconventional sleuthing, Ivy soon becomes discouraged by her failure to turn up any solid clues. And after Ivy witnesses something ominous and unexplained, she can't resist putting her investigative powers to work again. Even the authorities' attempts to keep her out of danger and her nosy neighbor's match-making schemes can't slow Ivy down. But will the determination that fuels this persistent, spunky sleuth threaten her very safety?


              "I laughed out loud. McCourtney's charming mystery debuts a voice both enchanting and startling."-Colleen Coble, author of Without a Trace


              "McCourtney's skill at blending whimsy, quirks, and questions into a lead character makes Invisible a must read."-Lois Richer, author of Dangerous Sanctuary


              "Invisible is a treat! Ivy Malone is a heroine with spunk and determination!"-Carol Cox, author of A Stitch in Time

              • 409. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT

                Always the Baker, Never the Bride 


                Publisher: Abingdon Press

                Author: Sandra D. Bricker

                Pub. Date: September 2010

                ISBN-13: 9781426713576

                File Size: 1248 KB



                Thirty-six-year-old Emma Rae Travis has been baking specialty cakes and melt-in-your-mouth pastries at The Backstreet Bakery in historic Roswell, just outside of Atlanta, for the last six years. But here's the rub about her job as a baker  . . .  Emma is diabetic. When she tastes her creations, it can only be in the most minute portions. Emma is considered an artisan for the stunning crème brulee wedding cake that won her the Passionate Palette Award last year, but she's never even had one full slice of it.

                When Jackson Drake hears about this local baker who has won a prestigious award for her wedding cake artistry, he tells his assistant to be sure and include her in the pastry tastings scheduled at his new wedding destination hotel the following week. And for Jackson, that particular day has started out badly with two workmen trapped in a broken elevator and a delivery of several dozen 300-thread-count bed linens in the wrong size abandoned in the lobby. But when the arrogant baker he met a week prior in Roswell stumbles into the dining room with a platter of pastries and a bucketful of orders, he knows for certain: It's going to be a really rotten day.

                Can these two ill-suited players master the high-wire act and make a go of their new business venture? Or will they take each other crashing downward, without a net? And will the surprise wedding at The Tanglewood be theirs? 



                • 410. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT

                  The Cruelest Cut 


                  Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation

                  Pub. Date: November 2010

                  Format: NOOK Book (eBook) , 400pp

                  File Size: 563 KB




                  When a killer plays mind games with a cop, There Are No Rules.

                  The first victim is attacked in her home. Tied to her bed. Forced to watch every unspeakable act of cruelty—but unable to scream. The second murder is even more twisted. Signed, sealed, and delivered with a message for the police, stuffed in the victim's throat. A fractured nursery rhyme that ends with a warning: "There will be more." For detective Jack Murphy, it's more than a threat. It's a personal invitation to play. And no one plays rougher than Jack. Especially when the killer's pawns are the people he loves...

                  "A must-read, can't-put-down adventure." —John Lutz

                  "A jaw-dropping thriller." —Gregg Olsen

                  "A tornado of drama." —Shane Gericke

                  "As authentic and scary as thrillers get." -Nelson DeMille

                  • 411. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT

                    Lucien's Gamble (A Novella from Bad Boys Ahoy!) 


                    Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation

                    Pub. Date: January 2011

                    Format: NOOK Book (eBook) , 120pp

                    File Size: 2070 KB

                    ISBN-13: 9780758271396




                    Lucien's Gamble

                    Lucien Remington's reputation as a debauched libertine who plays by no one's rules--in business or the bedroom--is well deserved. He gets what he wants, social repudiation be damned. But society can keep from him the one thing he truly desires, the untouchable Lady Julienne La Coeur. Until she sneaks into his club dressed as a man and searching for her irresponsible brother. Suddenly she's in Lucien's grasp, his to take, and his mind is filled with the most wickedly sinful thoughts. A gentleman would walk away from the temptation she presents. But then, Lucien has never claimed to be a gentleman.  .  .


                    • 412. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT

                      The Choice (Lancaster County Secrets Series #1) 


                      Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

                      Pub. Date: January 2010

                      Series: Lancaster County Secrets Series  #1 

                      File Size: 465 KB

                      ISBN-13: 9781441207463



                      Lancaster County has always been her home—but where does her heart belong?

                      One moment Carrie Weaver was looking forward to running away with Lancaster Barnstormers pitcher Solomon Riehl—plans that included leaving the Amish community where they grew up. The next moment she was staring into a future as broken as her heart. Now, Carrie is faced with a choice. But will this opportunity be all she hoped? Or will this decision, this moment in time, change her life forever?A tender story of love, forgiveness, and looking below the surface, The Choice uncovers the sweet simplicity of the Amish world—and shows that it's never too late to find your way back to God."Fisher's writing brings that Amish sense of peace into your own world. The Choice brings an entirely new perspective to the Amish way of life. You will love it!"—Kristin Billerbeck, author of What a Girl Wants "A story of endearing characters. . . . Fisher writes with a fresh mix of humor and depth, splashing raw emotion onto the pages. I guarantee your heart will be touched."—Ginger Kolbaba, founding editor of Kyria.com, former editor of Today's Christian Woman, and author of Desperate Pastors' WivesSuzanne Woods Fisher's interest in the Anabaptist culture can be directly traced to her grandfather, W. D. Benedict, who was raised in the Old Order German Baptist Brethren Church in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne is the author of Amish...  



                      • 413. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT

                        A Daughter's Inheritance (Broadmoor Legacy Series #1) 


                        Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

                        Pub. Date: January 2008

                        Series: The Broadmoor Legacy  #1 

                        File Size: 831 KB

                        ISBN-13: 9781441202208



                        Lose Yourself in the History, Opulence, and Elegance of the Thousand Islands Cousins Amanda, Sophie, and Fanny Broadmoor are as close as sisters, but when their grandfather dies, the terms of his will just might destroy their bond. Seventeen-year-old Fanny has never put much stock in the conventions of society. In fact, she has given her heart to Michael, the family boat-keeper. But when she receives a surprising inheritance, she discovers just how oppressive society can be... and that she may be trusting the wrong people. Dare she follow her heart and risk going against her family? What if she loses everything she's ever known? It all comes down to one choice: What does Fanny Broadmoor want her legacy to be?


                        • 414. Thanks to the Moderators - e.g., Pink_Maiden

                          I've been a contented N1E and NC owner for the past half year, enjoying both paid (magazines and highly acclaimed recent releases) and free content (mostly alerted by this thread).  I just want to thank Pinky for all the hard work and diligence it takes to keep track of these lists.  Managing lists can become a headache and a distraction from work.  Rest assured, your efforts are HIGHLY appreciated.  Same goes to all other contributors who post the most recent freebies to this thread.

                          • 415. Re: Free for this week only I'm told

                            The Girl in the lighthouse  




                            Description from Goodreads.com


                            FREE on Nook & iBooks!*

                            This is one of 2011 must read books! So shocking and immersed in dark family secrets, author Roxane Tepfer Sanford has captured readers from around the world with her debut novel, The Girl in the Lighthouse.

                            Arrington, Book, #1~
                            From the time Lillian Arrington was born in 1862, she lived an isolated life on a remote lighthouse station with her father Garrett and her young mother Amelia. But Lillian has wishes and dreams far beyond her years.

                            When her father is transferred to a new station, Lillian is anxious to meet the assistant keepers and their two sons, Heath and Ayden. She had never met children her own age, had playmates, or made a friend.

                            Heath, the handsome teenage boy who desires to become a doctor someday, welcomes Lillian. However, his younger brother, Ayden, doesn't like her and she struggles to win him over. Before long, a secret bond between the three is forged and to Lillian's delight, they become close friends.

                            After so many years, Lillian's childhood is beginning to resemble that of a normal girl. No longer is she lonely and isolated from the rest of the world by over-protective parents. Instead, she experiences new adventures, attends school, and falls in love for the first time.

                            However, her glorious days on Jasper Island are short-lived as her beautiful young mother begins a tragic descent into insanity and passes away. Lillian is left in the care of her sinister grandmother Eugenia Arrington, who, since the end of the Civil War, continues to steadfastly hold onto the once glorious Georgia plantation known as Sutton Hall. It is there that the immoral secrets of Lillian's parents are revealed, and she is left to pick up the pieces of her scandalous past, and somehow, find her long way home.

                            ARRINGTON SERIES:
                            The Girl in the Lighthouse
                            All That is Beautiful
                            Sacred Intentions

                            • 416. Re: Free NOOKbook summary thread - please no OT


                              Girls to the Rescue Book #1 


                              Publisher: Meadowbrook

                              Sold By: SIMON & SCHUSTER

                              Pub. Date: December 2010

                              Format: NOOK Book (eBook) , 118pp

                              Series: Girls to the Rescue Series  #1 

                              File Size: 3162 KB

                              ISBN-13: 9781442418615

                              Age Range: 9 to 12



                              In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her. But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming. These adaptations and original stories from around the world inspire readers to become a new kind of heroine. If you enjoy the stories in this book, look for more fun adventures in the other books in the series.

                              This first book contains the following short stories: "The Fairy Godmother's Assitant" (an original story), "Grandma Rosa's Bowl" (adapted from a Grimm Brothers' Story), "For Love of Sunny" (an original story), "Carla and the Greedy Merchant" (adapted from a folktale), "Savannah's Piglets" (adapted from a folktale), "Kimi Meets the Ogre" (an original story), "The Innkeeper's Wise Daughter" (retold from a Russian folktale), "The Royal Joust" (an original story), "Chardae's Thousand and One Nights" (adapted from a story in The Arabian Nights) and "Lian and the Unicorn" (an original story). 



                              Girls to the Rescue Book #1 -- 1 free story  : The Royal Joust


                              Publisher: Meadowbrook

                              Sold By: SIMON & SCHUSTER

                              Pub. Date: Sept. 2011

                              Format: NOOK Book (eBook) , 14pp

                              Series: Girls to the Rescue Series  #1

                              File Size: 4741 KB

                              ISBN-13: 9781442438729

                              Age Range: 12 and up



                              In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her. But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming. These stories from around the world inspire readers to become a new kind of heroine. If you enjoy the stories in this book, look for more fun adventures in the other books in the series. 



                              Girls to the Rescue Book #4   


                              Publisher: Meadowbrook

                              Sold By: SIMON & SCHUSTER

                              Pub. Date: April 2011

                              Format: NOOK Book (eBook) , 116pp

                              Series: Girls to the Rescue Series  #4 

                              File Size: 2545 KB

                              ISBN-13: 9781442424807

                              Age Range: 9 to 12



                              In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her. But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming. These adaptations and original stories from around the world inspire readers to become a new kind of heroine. If you enjoy the stories in this book, look for more fun adventures in the other books in the series.

                              This fourth book in the series contains the following short stories: "Fishing for Trouble" (an original story), "Rachel's Promise (an original story), "Keesha and the Rat" (an original story), "Temper Temper" (adapted from an Italian folktale), "Skateboard Rosie and the Soda Kids" (an original story), "Save Wellington Woods!!" (an original story), "The Apple Pie House" (an original story), and "Mai's Magic" (an original story). 

                              • 417. Seaborne - no longer free







                                This book sounded really intriguing, but when I went to download it, I saw that it was listed at $9.52, and no longer free.

                                • 418. New Freebie and repeat - Abingdon Press

                                  Diagnosis Death (Prescription for Trouble Series #3) 


                                  The threatening midnight calls followed Dr. Elena Gardner from one city to another, prolonging her grief. Even worse, they are echoed by the whispers of her own colleagues. Whispers that started after her comatose husband died in the ICU . . . then another mysterious death during her training. When a third happens at her new hospital, the whispers turn into a shout: "Mercy killer!"
                                  Why doesn't she defend herself? What is the dark secret that keeps Elena's lips sealed?
                                  Two physicians, widowers themselves, offer support, telling Elena they know what she is going through after the death of her husband. But do they? And is it safe to trust either of them with her secret? Soon Elena will find that even when the world seems to be against her, God is for her, if she'll only trust him.









                                  Walking on Broken Glass   

                                  Leah Thornton's life, like her Southern Living home, has great curb appeal. But a paralyzing encounter with a can of frozen apple juice in the supermarket shatters the façade, forcing her to admit that all is not as it appears. When her best friend gets in Leah's face about her reliance on alcohol to avoid dealing with her life, Leah must make an agonizing choice-seek help against her husband's wishes or put herself first for once. Joy and sadness converge and unwelcome insights intrude, testing Leah's commitment to sobriety, her marriage, her motherhood, and her faith.

                                  • 419. Re: Smashwords freebie - previously traditionally published

                                    Through A Dark Mist  (Smashwords)


                                    This was traditionally published (looks like in the 80s, from her bio) and is another case of an author using Smashwords to bring back some of her out-of-print books.  She's won quite a few awards, so I decided it was worth posting on this thread.


                                    Book description:


                                    Book One of the author's Robin Hood trilogy, Award-winning, Best Historical of the Year from Romantic Times: “A legend is brilliantly brought to life on the pages...it unfolds with all the adventure, rollicking good humor, wildly exciting escapades, cliff-hangers, and, most of all, smoldering sensuality any reader could desire."

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