Sunday, 15 July 2012

Orangeberry FreeMe #25



Sunday, 15th July 2012 

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Tangled Ties to a Manatee by Kalen Cap
Genre - Mystery & Thriller (PG13)
4.1 (10 reviews)
FREE until 16th July 2012
A pregnant manatee is rare at any zoo, and a first for the Grove City Zoo in Ohio. Ankh is a delight to zoo patrons, a concern to its staff, and the unintentional victim of two con men. She has no idea how many human relationships, problems, and dreams tangle around her. 

Jerry is a young developmentally disabled man who happily follows Ankh's pregnancy on the zoo's webcam. He has a shy crush on Janelle, a pretty college student who volunteers for his group home’s outings to the zoo. Jerry's Aunt Vera also loves nature and runs an environmental retreat center. But all is not well, with Vera or the center. The center needs money and is under investigation as a cult. 

Amid their college studies, Janelle and her friend Cecily try to help. Instead, Janelle re-awakens an old obsession in Vera when an innocent tarot reading hints at how the center might be saved. Two bumbling con men are attempting to sabotage the region’s electrical grid as part of a lucrative scheme. But Jerry accidentally gets in their way and becomes their captive. 

When the con men surprisingly succeed in bringing the grid down, it spells danger for Ankh, her unborn pup, and the many people tied to them both. With investigations of their own, Cecily and Janelle try to untangle it all to find Jerry, save a manatee’s life, and rescue Vera from herself. 
Tangled Ties to a Manatee is a humorous crime thriller with environmental themes. The novel is revealed through multiple points of view and centers around college-aged characters.


The Seventh Pillar by Alex Lukeman
Genre - Mystery & Thriller (PG13)
4.9 (9 reviews)
FREE today
A fanatical terrorist believes the Islamic Messiah has commanded him to begin the Apocalypse and bring about the End of Days. A secret cult of assassins emerges from the dust of history to murder key figures in the US and British government, fanning the fires of suspicion and war. A truck bearing a frightening weapon leaves Sudan for the lawless mountains of Algeria and somewhere beyond. 

PROJECT team members Nick Carter and Selena Connor follow a bizarre clue to the ancient African city of Timbuktu. They are plunged into a series of life and death confrontations that take them to the desolate and violently beautiful wastelands of Western Africa, the back streets of San Diego and the bitter mountains of the Hindu Kush before an edge of the seat climax that will determine the future of Western civilization.


The Seeds of Time by Faith Mortimer
Genre - Romantic Suspense (PG13)
5.0 (8 reviews)
FREE today
This intensely romantic yet realistic novel spans two generations and the unimaginable gulf between the Second World War and the present. When Englishman Richard Barker suffers a devastating loss he learns to come to terms with his grief. He is helped by two beautiful women, newly discovered quiet and smouldering American, Sorrel and the tempestuous and wilful, Miranda an old flame from long ago. While Richard is battling with his feelings, by chance he enters into the dark, often surreal world of his dead father’s past life spent during the Second World War in a number of prisoner of war camps. It is Sorrel's Grandfather, an American Air Force pilot, who contacts Richard with some intriguing news which helps Richard to his senses. 

Richard lives in a world that is as tragic as A Farewell to Arms and as sensuous as The English Patient. His story and that of his father are crafted from the ruins of war and the indestructibility of love. The action is non-stop, the locations are intriguing and the characters are appealing. There is tension, romance and harrowing escapes all weaved within a story that captures the imagination and keeps the reader guessing until the very end.


Kill Town, USA by Joseph Love
Genre - SciFi / Horror (PG13)
3.8 (9 reviews)
FREE today
When accountant Jack Heart loses his job at Major Meat, Inc., he decides to pursue a lifelong dream: hiking the Appalachian Trail. The experienced, calculating Jack is puzzled to realize his time in the woods has isolated him, and that something uncontrollable is taking over the world. Eating tainted meat from the ubiquitous Major Meat, Americans are turning into flesh-hungry corpses. Despite his enigmatic independence and difficult circumstances, Jack finds himself drawn to a local woman, Audrey. Unable to resist Audrey’s quiet beauty and level-headedness, Jack brings her with him as he tries to navigate out of a quarantined mountain town—but she’s already infected.

For all his stoicism and outdoor knowledge, Heart is a man tormented by a sad, parentless past and a seemingly sad and lonely future. When the couple embarks on a daring, suicidal mission to save innocent locals from vigilantes, Jack Heart descends into a dark, violent place in order to lead Audrey to safety. Tense, fast-paced, and bloody, Kill Town, USA is a tale that will chill you, possess you, and leave you wanting more.


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Books Sold - 6 Nov 2011 to 31 May 2012

Some of you have asked me for my total number of books sold to evaluate KDP Select so here it is. Bear in mind, that results will vary based on genre and author. Good luck and remember, Keep Moving Forward.

Total - 120,836

1. Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out
Amazon Kindle - 42,559
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2. Frequent Traveller
Amazon Kindle - 35277
Paperback -
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3. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 1
Amazon Kindle - 462
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4. Mirror Me Martha (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 281
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5. Drive On Hope (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 190
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6. Blog-A-Licious Directory 2012
Amazon Kindle - 1
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7. Pandora's Reading Room 1
Amazon Kindle -
Paperback - N/A

8. The Cat That Barked (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle -

9. Dora's Essentials - Examining Anxiety
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10. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 2
Amazon Kindle -

11. Elevenses from Around the World
Amazon Kindle -

12. Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
Amazon Kindle -

Blog-A-Licius - Sherbet Blossom

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Dealightfully Frugal

Blog-A-Licious - The Few, The Proud, The Wife

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My Soul Slippers

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Blog-A-Licious - Pretty All True

Pretty All True

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Blog-A-Licious - The Invisible Art

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Blog-A-Licious - Great Fun

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