Saturday, May 12, 2012

Give the Gift of a Digital Book for Mother’s Day – Day 3

Disclaimer: not a paid promo. Give the Gift of a Digital Book for Mother’s Day. Listed below are 5 books that would make a great gift idea for the Mother in your life. All books have a minimum of 4.4+ stars and 20+ reviews. In other words books that readers have enjoyed. Check out our list from Thursday and our Friday list.
Did you know you can “Gift” a digital book to someone else on Amazon? All you need to do is buy the book and then select the option to gift the book. An email address is required. They can even choose to return the book and buy a different book! Our 5 suggestions for today are: Someone Else’s Fairytale (4.6 stars on 71 reviews), Set the Night on Fire (4.6 stars on 38 reviews), The Merzetti Effect (4.6 stars on 30 reviews), Zane’s Redemption (4.9 stars on 141 reviews), and The Ninth Step (4.5 stars on 25 reviews).
The Ninth StepThe Ninth Step (4.5 stars on 25 reviews)
Livie Saunders is fluent in the language of flowers; she taught the meanings to her fiancé, Cotton O’Dell, but then Cotton vanishes without explanation on their wedding day forcing Livie to learn the language of desolation. Heartbroken, she buries her wedding gown beneath a garden pond and resolves to move on, but there are nights when she slips . . . into a sequined red dress and a pair of stiletto heels, a stranger’s bed, a little anonymous oblivion that is not without consequence. Still, she recovers a semblance of ordinary life and imagines she is content. But then, six years later, Cotton returns and her carefully constructed world shatters. The old questions bite like flies. Questions that Cotton O’Dell prays he can answer. He prays that Livie, whom he has never stopped loving, will be moved to forgive him.

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Zane's Redemption (Scanguards Vampires #5)Zane’s Redemption (4.9 stars on 141 reviews)
The last thing vampire bodyguard Zane wants to do is to guard a hybrid, a half-vampire, half-human, whose father wants to keep her a virgin. Known for his violent temper and callous lack of compassion, Zane’s out-of-control rage, born of the cruelty he suffered during the Holocaust, drives him to focus only on revenge. Trying to find the last of his torturers is his only goal in life.
Portia is a young hybrid with a serious dilemma: in a few weeks, her body will be set in its final vampire form. If she is to avoid having to live out her immortal life as a virgin, she must find a lover in that short time–something her father hires Zane to prevent.
The moment Portia and Zane meet, rules begin to bend, and a forbidden attraction bursts into flames hotter than the hell of Zane’s past. But that past threatens to pull them apart unless they can overcome their prejudice, forsake hate for love, and revenge for forgiveness.
Any fan of J.R. Ward, Kresley Cole, and Lara Adrian will love Zane’s Redemption!
The Merzetti Effect (A Vampire Romance)The Merzetti Effect (4.6 stars on 30 reviews)
Delano Bowen has been a medical doctor for a very long time. More than 170 years, in fact. For much of that time, he’s been searching for a way to reverse the curse foisted on him by a vampress who sought to own him. With the emergence of medical technology, he now also aims to develop a vaccine to protect the vulnerable from predation by rogue vampires. After a century of searching, he thinks he’s found the key to his vaccine – a surviving descendent of the Merzetti family. The Merzettis were virtually hunted to extinction over the years by rogue vampires who feared the anti-vampirism properties in their blood.
A foundling, nurse Ainsley Crawford has no idea that she carries a genetic gift, and Delano aims to keep it that way. He must keep her close, and ignorant, for he can leave nothing to chance. He manipulates events to ensure her unwitting cooperation. But when Delano’s arch enemy Radak Janecek mounts an all-out assault to destroy Delano and the fruits of his research, Delano is forced to draw Ainsley even closer to protect her. Inevitably, the attraction that has sparked between them from the first flares hot and urgent. Ainsley sees no reason why that attraction shouldn’t be consummated, but Delano knows succumbing to it is not just ill-advised; it could literally be the death of him.
Set the Night on FireSet the Night on Fire (4.6 stars on 38 reviews)
Someone is trying to kill Lila Hilliard. During the Christmas holidays she returns from running errands to find her family home in flames, her father and brother trapped inside. Later, she is attacked by a mysterious man on a motorcycle. . . and the threats don’t end there.
As Lila desperately tries to piece together who is after her and why, she uncovers information about her father’s past in Chicago during the volatile days of the late 1960s . . . information he never shared with her, but now threatens to destroy her.
Part thriller, part historical novel, and part love story, Set the Night on Fire paints an unforgettable portrait of Chicago during a turbulent time: the riots at the Democratic Convention . . . the struggle for power between the Black Panthers and SDS . . . and a group of young idealists who tried to change the world.
Someone Else's FairytaleSomeone Else’s Fairytale (4.6 stars on 71 reviews)
Jason Vanderholt, Hollywood’s hottest actor, falls head over heels for everygirl, Chloe Winters, who hasn’t gotten around to watching most of his movies. She becomes the woman every other woman in America is dying to be, but it just isn’t her fairytale.
“I’m going to be honest – I didn’t expect to like this at all… But for some completely inexplicable reason I found myself at the end of the book with a giant smile on my face saying aloud (to myself since I’m cool like that) ‘wow, I REALLY liked that.’” 9/10 rating by I Love YA Fiction
“I have found another Indie author to love! Tippetts wrote a book that was well layered as a romance with life lessons throughout.” 5/5 rating by Lisa’s Book Review

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