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Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat May 28th, 2016, 4:24 pm

Amazon has Pearl Buck's pulitzer novel, The Good Earth, on sale today for $2.99. I am slowly making my e-library mirror my keeper shelf. But it's easier to read in e-format, and of course, I can take it with me anywhere!
https://www.amazon.com/Good-Earth-Trilo ... bemailc-20

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sun May 29th, 2016, 3:13 pm

today, the Cole Trilogy by Noah Gordon is $3.99 for all. I've read The Physician and found it entertaining.
https://www.amazon.com/Cole-Trilogy-Phy ... bemailc-20

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu June 2nd, 2016, 4:23 pm

For fans of Victoria Holt (in this case, writing under the pseudonym Philippa Carr: The Witch From the Sea is $1.99 today.
https://www.amazon.com/Witch-Sea-Daught ... oks&sr=1-4

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon June 6th, 2016, 4:00 pm

Today on Bookbub, The Road to Jerusalem, the first of Jan Gillou's acclaimed crusader trilogy, is $0.99
https://www.amazon.com/Road-Jerusalem-B ... B0026772PQ

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Tue June 7th, 2016, 5:20 pm

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray is on sale today for $1.99 About Jefferson's eldest. I've read Dray, she's good.

https://www.amazon.com/Americas-First-D ... e-redirect

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu June 9th, 2016, 2:54 pm

Celia Garth by Gwen Bristow is on sale today. Great book!
https://www.amazon.com/Celia-Garth-Nove ... e-redirect

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri June 10th, 2016, 2:42 pm

Today on Amazon, for Judith Merkle Riley fans, The Water Devil is on sale. Love this author's work!

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Lisa
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Favourite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by Lisa » Fri June 17th, 2016, 9:20 am

The King's Women by Deryn Lake (/Dinah Lampitt) is 99p on Amazon UK today. It's also normally on Kindle Unlimited. I haven't read it but it looks good.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Tue June 21st, 2016, 4:33 pm

Today's deal is Cashelmara by Susan Howatch $1.99. Several forum members have recommended this one.

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Lisa
Bibliophile
Posts: 1153
Joined: August 2012
Favourite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by Lisa » Thu June 23rd, 2016, 8:48 am

River of Destiny by Barbara Erskine is 99p today in Amazon UK's Kindle daily deal. It's my favourite Erskine so far (have read 4 or 5).

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