Here is today's selection of bargain Kindle books!

The Privateer Clause (Marsha & Danny Jones Thriller), by Ken Rossignol. (Still 0.99?)

A husband and wife team work security on a cruise line threatened by terrorists. 99 cents today!

"Are cruise passengers bored to tears? Not on the Sea Empress. All manner of mayhem strikes as soon as Marsha and Danny Jones hire on as security." -- Publishers Weekly

My wife just shot our waiter between the eyes when he came in with breakfast! But, he had it coming to him as he had a gun on the tray and was going to give us Eggs Benedict with a Glock! Join Marsha and I as we work really hard to protect the Sea Empress and her passengers from threats from every direction. There have been so many shots taken at this ship by terrorists that the cruise line thought their business would sink. That is why we were hired to provide security. Things go so bad that the passengers were taking photos and video and emailing the explosions and hostage scene to CNN and Fox News. Instead of scaring off passengers, bookings for the ship went through the roof. The Seven Seas Company caught the spirit of the passengers and even set up a special for the ship theatre with a pirate theme!

Finally, my wife and I needed a break and took a week off to sail on a private charter at the Grenadines and wouldn't you know, two local thugs dressed up as pirates tried to rob us while we sat at anchor for an intimate dinner for two. Well, our cook was great at other things besides her lobster spaghetti. Read more today! Buy the book!
204 pages, with a 3.8-star rating from 29 reviews.

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Stealing Sky, by Kara Ashley Dey. (Still 0.99?)

This Sci-Fi adventure/romance is $5 off today.

"Fantastic action, hot sex, strong language - this is an adventure for readers who want heart-pounding action, in and out of bed. Cassie transforms from a spoiled debutant into a strong and sympathetic character on a mission, and she takes no prisoners except in love. I really enjoyed Skai and Cassie's wild ride. It was tough and tender, sometimes violent, but always honorable, just like Skai. Totally recommend!" -- Amazon reviewer


When the powerful conquer weaker worlds, all that's left is stealing sky.

Trapped in a secret war of imperial wills and insatiable revenge, Cassie and Skai can't decide exactly where to place their fealty, faith, or guns.

The pawns and the players:
CASSIE BRINTMAN: Duke's spoiled daughter to some, scandalous socialite to others, Cassie is set on proving all opinions about her wrong. She just has to escape punishment on her Gran's swamp planet first. But plots and plans which take advantage of the sweetest of farm folk are destined to go awry, and Cassie finds there are worse prison wardens in space.

SKAI WESTFORD: Returning home from his last tour of duty in the Duke's Red Flag Squadron, Skai settles back to life with his father and brother on NuTierra Ba. The last thing he wants is feminine drama, but it seems his boss's granddaughter has no concern for his wants or his family's well being. When he takes a stand against Cassie's manipulative flirtations with his brother, Skai finds himself far from home and S.O.L.

Captain Alexxus: More than money drives this captain and her crew aboard Heaven's Hand. None but those closest to her know the secret to her quest-a secret linked to the black eye-patch she rubs--her only tell to the horrors she has seen. She has a secret agenda that could destroy all of them.

Vixen: Captain Alexxus's first mate, she will follow her beloved captain to the Eternal Tree of Eden or to the depths of hell.

Edmund Greene: The Duke's Arrow. An assassin with a special interest in chasing down Heaven's Hand, he's intent on revenge and revisiting old addictions.

296 pages, with a 4.6-star rating from 5 reviews.

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Sword Bearer (Return of the Dragons), by Teddy Jacobs. (Still 0.99?)

Book 1 of the Return of the Dragons epic fantasy series is yours today for 99 cents! A highly-rated read for all ages.

"Though this is a book written with young people in mind, it is a grand story for all who are still young at heart. The characters are well rounded personalities who capture your imagination and heart. Very "believable" story line captures you from the first page. I enjoyed every word and felt drawn into the scenes." -- Amazon reviewer

You swing a staff until you're ready to swing a sword. Then you go on all kinds of adventures - fighting monsters, casting spells and saving damsels in distress. At least that's how it's supposed to work, but I didn't believe a word of it.

Locked in his room in the castle, young Anders yearns for adventure. Until the day he opens a magic portal and a girl bursts into his locked room with a chemical warlock hot on her trail.

And adventure finds him -- an adventure full of danger, full of blood, fire, demons and evil. To face it, he'll need the sword given him by his blademaster, need the ancient words his grandfather gave him on his deathbed. Need the song that runs in his own blood, in his veins.

A sword will be reforged, magic words discovered, battles fought, friends made and lost, secrets revealed. And blood will be spilled. But will blade, word and blood be enough?

Looking for a Sequel? Finished with Sword Bearer? Check out book two of Return of the Dragons: WIND RIDER, now available.

240 pages, with a 4.1-star rating from 81 reviews.

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The Leadership Crisis : How America Lost the Middle East to Islamic Extremists - A novel inspired by true events from 1973 to 1981, by A. Patrick. (Still 3.82?)

An upstart foreign correspondent gets pulled into international events while juggling her CIA contacts and her love interest in the Carter administration - and becomes part of the story herself.

"This book has it all. It is captivating, exciting and has romance. It has a political and historical theme that presents history and events most of us can remember and relate to. A great account of history from 1973 to 1981. It also has an underlying love story of two highly driven people who have opposing politcal views. Their love transcends most obstacles. The use of fictional characters to tell the story of true events through their eyes and voices, really works. A must read." -- Amazon reviewer Leadership Crisis is a social, political thriller incorporating in-depth research, accurate historical events and portrayals of President Jimmy Carter, the Shah of Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini, Saddam Hussein, among countless other world leaders. Fictional characters weave intricate story lines that bring to life the sociopolitical culture of the 1970s while also illuminating the roots of Islamic extremists, terrorism and the economic and political consequences of America's handling of the Middle East.

Diane Babel, an upstart, progressive news reporter, gets a break as a foreign correspondent with an international news agency. She is introduced to a secret global society of informers through a mysterious former CIA operative, Richard Harden. Diane's on-again-of-again love interest is Jack Quaid. They graduated from George Washington University together and maintained an adversarial but romantically charged relationship. Jack, a Republican, ultimately switches teams when offered the job of assistant press secretary for the Carter Administration.

Diane continually secures classified information from Harden earning international recognition for her intrepid news reports. Instructed by the Carter Administration, Jack spies on Diane in attempts to obtain secret information, which causes a rift in their relationship. From Tehran to the Oval Office to Camp David and other exotic locations in between, Diane uncovers the roots of Middle Eastern terrorism, deception, corruption and flawed American foreign policies. Her reporting eventually brings her too close to the truth. She is among the hostages taken during the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

257 pages, with a 5-star rating from 6 reviews.

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