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Subject: HF Digital Deals-2016 Thread(now 2017 too!)
Date Posted: 1/10/2016 12:47 PM ET
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Wow, when I went to add Kindle's DoD, I saw that there wasn't a 2016 thread.  Is that true or did I just miss it?

In any case, Elizabeth Chadwick's " To Defy a King" is only $1.99 today on Amazon.  

Jan



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Date Posted: 1/17/2016 11:03 AM ET
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If you want to start a new series-might take a look at Amazon today.  Lots of $1.99 series.

In HF land, I was able to pick up the latest in the Hangman's Daughter series.  Oliver Potzsch's 5 book series is $1.99 today. I was able to get "The Werewolf of Bamberg".  Heard really good things from some of you about this series but I haven't started it yet....

But the one I'm really excited about is "Whiskey Rebels" by David Liss.  Takes place just after the American Revolution(y'all know that's a favorite for me).  Nice drop from $8.99 to $1.99.  

Jan

Date Posted: 1/17/2016 1:42 PM ET
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@Jan I read the first Hangman's Daughter and have the second on my Kindle. Seems like a good time to pick up the rest.

Whiskey Rebels will not disappoint.

Date Posted: 1/22/2016 1:59 PM ET
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Another HF deal but I need some input on this one.  Reviews are all over the place on Amazon and mention the use of a ghost writer-who is an author I've read in the past.  Does anyone have any insight?  

"The Golden Lion" by Wilbur Smith(and Giles Kristian???) is $1.99.  Sounds right up my alley with my love of Cornwell and Angus but the reviews have me gun shy.

Jan

Date Posted: 1/23/2016 8:18 AM ET
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Wilbur Smith is one of my favorite authors.  He spins a darn good yarn!  I have some books on my shelf by Giles Kristan but haven't read them yet.

Date Posted: 1/23/2016 10:13 AM ET
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Thanks for the input.  "Golden Lion" is still on sale today-think I'll pick it up.

Jan

Date Posted: 1/27/2016 5:55 PM ET
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Not a time period I usually go for, but this one looks really interesting.   From Sande Boritz Berger "The Sweetness".  World War II-parallel lives of two Jewish cousins-one a teenager in America; one a young girl in Europe.  It's .99 today at Amazon.  

Date Posted: 1/29/2016 5:58 PM ET
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Picked up The Sweetness Jan.  Sounds interesting.



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Subject: M.J. Rose
Date Posted: 2/4/2016 2:51 PM ET
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This one has a wish list here at PBS.  Immortality, thriller, 16th century Florence to present day Paris.  Haven't read the author but it does look different and interesting.   $.99 at Amazon.  M. J. Rose's "Collector of Dying Breaths".

Subject: Tony Riches
Date Posted: 2/7/2016 12:00 PM ET
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I have several of Tony Riches books on my Amazon wish list.  This one had a price drop today-ancient Wales, 2 Kings fighting for a crown-"Queen Sacrifice" is $.99 today.  

Date Posted: 2/13/2016 4:34 PM ET
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High seas adventure tale-smugglers'.  Never read this author but the premise sounds good.  Anyone familiar with it?  And FREE definitely works for the budget.....

North Carolina 1765  Sara Whitford "Smuggler's Gambit"-free today on Amazon.

Date Posted: 2/23/2016 10:24 PM ET
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Here's a great deal:

Amazon.com: Customer Discussions: Discounted / Price Dropped Kindle eBooks III

Named of the Dragon by Susanna Kearsley
Was: $16.99, now: $0.99.

Date Posted: 2/24/2016 6:36 AM ET
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Thanks, Jeanne!

Date Posted: 2/24/2016 9:23 AM ET
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Mariana: An enchanting, ethereal tale that bends time and place - by Susanna Kearsley - is $1.99 (was $9.99)

Deal of the Day for Kindle

Date Posted: 2/24/2016 1:42 PM ET
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Thanks Jeanne-had Mariana but I didn't have "Named the Dragon".  But now I do!

Subject: any Jack Absolute fans?
Date Posted: 2/26/2016 11:33 AM ET
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This trilogy has been such fun.  Jack Absolute is like James Bond in 18th century scarlet regimentals.  Been waiting almost 2 years for the 3rd installment to drop in price and today it did.  From $9.99 to $2.99 for "Absolute Honor" (Jack Absolute #3).  

Yay!

Date Posted: 3/5/2016 12:52 PM ET
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I loved this book!

The Edge of Lost

by Kristina Mcmorris (Kindle Edition)

4.5 out of 5 stars  (70)

$2.99

Date Posted: 3/11/2016 8:56 AM ET
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I could not get the link to print here - kept telling me Request Entity too large no matter what I did but for today, The Splendor Falls by Kearsley is 1.99 in case you don't have it yet.

Date Posted: 3/16/2016 3:16 PM ET
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Amazon.com: Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy Book 1) eBook: James Conroyd Martin: Kindle Store - FREE

Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy Book 1) Kindle Edition

by James Conroyd Martin (Author)

 

4.5 out of 5 stars 291 customer reviews

Subject: Lady Macbeth
Date Posted: 3/29/2016 2:43 PM ET
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I can highly recommend this one.  It's Susan Fraser King's "Lady Macbeth".  It's an Amazon DoD for $1.99.  Forget your Shakespeare-this is the "real" Lady Macbeth.  60 reviews-4.5 stars on Amazon.  

Jan

Date Posted: 3/29/2016 5:14 PM ET
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OOOH Jan - I think I'll pick that one up for sure!

Date Posted: 3/29/2016 5:14 PM ET
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double post  - sorry.



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Date Posted: 4/20/2016 1:29 PM ET
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Free today! The Privateersman (A Poor Man at the Gate Series, Book 1)  Andrew Wareham 

http://www.amazon.com/Privateersman-Poor-Man-Gate-Book-ebook/dp/B00H86S2ZE/?_bbid=1608106&_bbtype=blog

 

Date Posted: 4/20/2016 4:22 PM ET
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I'll give it a try Deborah.  Thanks for information!

Date Posted: 4/21/2016 9:12 AM ET
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Named of the Dragon by Susanna Kearsley - Was $9.99 / Now $1.99

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