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Book Review – Human Remains by Elizabeth Haynes (@Elizjhaynes)

September 26, 2014 Leave a comment

Human Remains by Elizabeth Haynes

Book Description:

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Haynes returns with a disturbing and powerful tale that preys on our darkest fears.

Police analyst Annabel wouldn’t describe herself as lonely. Her work and the needs of her aging mother keep her busy. But Annabel is shocked when she discovers her neighbor’s decomposing body in the house next door, and she is appalled to think that no one, including herself, noticed the woman’s absence. Annabel sets out to investigate, despite her colleagues’ lack of interest, and discovers that such cases are frighteningly common in her hometown.

A chilling thriller and a hymn to all the lonely people whose individual voices haunt its pages, Human Remains shows how vulnerable we are when we live alone, and how easily ordinary lives can fall apart when no one is watching.

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Human Remains by Elizabeth Haynes was featured as a Kindle Daily Deal, and after reading the book description (see above), I had to read it.  I read about cases like these occasionally (about bodies being found after weeks/months of no one missing them) and I’ve always thought about how sad that was. That someone could be so cut off from everybody around them that they die alone and no one notices.

In this crime thriller, analyst Annabel makes the disturbing discovery that in her hometown, the number of such cases are off the roof. Surely, that isn’t natural, is this a sign of something wrong with her town in general or is someone responsible? Ms Haynes chooses not to keep her readers in the dark, and in alternating chapters, she gives voice to the man responsible (Colin – a sick man with an obsession for death) and his ‘victims’.

For a ‘thriller’, Human Remains is a slow read though; nothing really exciting happens until near the end (and that’s only because Colin decides to deviate from his MO and does a really stupid thing). Annabel is also a tricky kind of character; she’s so mousy and depressed and had such a victim-complex that I got really frustrated with her character. She was the perfect prey for Colin, though, so I get that was why the author wrote her that way.

Human Remains tells a really compelling story though – it’s disturbing (Warning: there’s explicit description on decomposition that might gross out some readers) and grim and I did like the psychological aspects of it, and what the author was trying to say about alienation and depression in modern society. I mean, it’s definitely different from the usual crime thriller books I’ve read.

I have no plans for re-reading this one though (it’s just not that kind of book). So, if I were you, I’d suggest you borrow this if possible.

 

Human Remains by Elizabeth Haynes (Myriad Editions) is available on Amazon, B&N, Apple iBooks, Kobo books

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Bargain Alert! Left Behind Collection (12 Books) by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins @JerryBJenkins for $21.99! @TyndaleHouse

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

The Left Behind Collection (12 Books) by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

‘The Left Behind Collection (12 Books)‘ by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (Tyndale House) is now available at the specially discounted price of $21.99 on the US Kindle site. *Less than $2 per book

Book Description

All 12 books in the New York Times bestselling series! Over 63 million copies sold!

Are you ready for the moment of truth?

Mass disappearances
Political crisis
Economic crisis
Worldwide epidemics
Environmental catastrophe
Military apocalypse

And that’s just the beginning . . .
of the end of the world.

“This is the most successful Christian-fiction series ever.” —Publishers Weekly

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FREE eBook: Poison Town by Creston Mapes @CrestonMapes! @David_C_Cook #Christian (US, UK, Canada, Australia)

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

Poison Town (The Crittendon Files) by Creston Mapes

Poison Town (The Crittendon Files)‘ by Creston Mapes (David C. Cook) is available for FREE download on the Amazon US Kindle site for a limited time. Just click here to download! Also on, Amazon UK, Amazon CA and Amazon AU.

*Note that price may revert back to full price at any time

Add narration for a reduced price of $3.49 after you buy the Kindle book.

Book Description

Creston Mapes is the author of the #1 Amazon bestselling Christian fiction mystery, Nobody, along with the bestselling Christian fiction thrillers Fear Has a Name, Dark Star and Full Tilt.
 Ideal for fans of Ted Dekker, Frank Peretti, Jerry Jenkins and Joel Rosenberg.
There’s More Than One Kind of Poison in This Town
People are sick and dying. Rumors are swirling. Some claim chemicals leaking from a manufacturing plant are causing the cancer that’s crippling people on the poor side of Trenton City, Ohio. Yet nothing at the plant appears amiss. The problem remains a mystery until reporter Jack Crittendon’s long-time mechanic falls ill and he investigates. Soon Jack becomes engulfed in a smokescreen of lies, setups, greed, and scandal. The deeper he digs, the more toxic the corruption he uncovers. As he faces off with the big-time players behind the scenes and tries to beat the clock before more people die, he realizes the chillingly unthinkable–he knows too much.

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Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk @chuckpalahniuk and Paul Garcia (Narrator) for $2.95! @BlackstoneAudio #Audible

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

Survivor: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk and Paul Garcia (Narrator)

Survivor: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk and Paul Garcia (Narrator) is Audible.Com’s Daily Deal, and is available today for just $2.95! Enjoy!

Product Description:

Tender Branson, the last surviving member of the so-called Creedish Death Cult, is dictating his life story into the flight recorder of Flight 2039, cruising on autopilot at 39,000 feet somewhere over the Pacific Ocean. He is all alone in the airplane, which will crash shortly into the vast Australian outback. But before it does, he will unfold the tale of his journey from an obedient Creedish child and humble domestic servant to an ultra-buffed, steroid-and-collagen-packed media messiah.

This is author Chuck Palahniuk at his deadpan peak, a mesmerizing, unnerving, and hilarious satire on the wages of fame and the bedrock lunacy of the modern world.

©1999 Chuck Palahniuk; (P)2006 Blackstone Audio Inc.

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The Geneva Trap (Liz Carlyle) by Stella Rimington for $1.99! @BloomsburyPub (#Kindle #Nook)

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

The Geneva Trap (Liz Carlyle Series #7) by Stella Rimington

The Geneva Trap (Liz Carlyle Series #7) by Stella Rimington (Bloomsbury USA) is available for limited time at the specially discounted price of $1.99 on the US Kindle site. *Price match to the Nook Daily Find today.

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Book Description

At a tracking station in Virginia, U.S. Navy officers watch in horror as one of their communications satellites plummets into the Indian Ocean and panic spreads through the British and American intelligence services.

When a Russian intelligence officer approaches MI5 with vital information about the cyber sabotage, he refuses to talk to anyone but Liz Carlyle. But who is he, and how is he connected to Liz?

Is this a Russian plot to disable the West’s defenses? Or is the threat coming from elsewhere? As Liz and her team search for a mole inside the Ministry of Defense, the trail takes them from Geneva, to Marseilles, and to Korea in a race against time to stop the Cold War from heating up.

Dame Stella Rimington became the first female Director General of MI5 in 1992 after joining MI5 back in 1968. After retiring (and writing a memoir), she brought her extensive knowledge and experiences to create the highly entertaining Liz Carlyle series.

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Willow’s Walkabout by Sheila Cunningham @CunninghamSS for $1.99! @BunkerHillPub #Kindle Kids Daily Deal!

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

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Willow's Walkabout by Sheila Cunningham

Willow’s Walkabout‘ by Sheila Cunningham and Kathie Kelleher (Illustrator) (Bunker Hill Publishing) is now available at the specially discounted price of $1.99 on the US Kindle site. Also on Amazon CA.

Book Description

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Imagine that you are Willow the Wallaby, who has come from Australia to live in the Stone Zoo New England, and all day long you overhear young visitors talking about all the great sights to see in the Boston area. After making a list, wouldn’t you want to hop over your fence and set off on a walkabout (that’s what Australians call a walking tour)?

Packing her notebook, pen and anything else she might need conveniently in her pouch, one foggy night, Willow hops over the fence and begins her mission to see as many of the interesting and fun places in the city as she can over the next several days. Setting up a little tent in the Boston Garden, she begins her adventure the next day on the famous Swan Boatsright away meeting a nice little boy who tells where to go next. Taking lots of notes, Willow goes from one fun-filled location to another even ending up hopping her way through the Boston Marathon, all the time collecting souvenirs to bring back to her many friends at the zoo.

There is so much to see in beautiful Boston, it is difficult to decide where to go first; so let Willow be your guide in this delightful book.

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The Joy of Vegan Baking by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau @JoyfulVegan for $2.99! @FairWindsPress #Kindle Cookbooks, Food & Wine Daily Deal!

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

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The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks’ Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets‘ by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau (Fair Winds Press) is available at the specially discounted price of $2.99 on the US Kindle site. Also on Amazon CA.

Book Description

Whether you want to bake dairy- and egg-free for health, ethical, or environmental reasons, The Joy of Vegan Baking lets you have your cake and eat it, too! Featuring 150 familiar favorites — from cakes, cookies, and crepes to pies, puddings, and pastries — this book will show you just how easy, convenient, and delectable baking without eggs and dairy can be.

A seasoned cooking instructor and self-described “joyful vegan,” author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau puts to rest the myth that vegan baking is an inferior alternative to non-vegan baking, putting it in its rightful place as a legitimate contender in the baking arena. More than just a collection of recipes, this informative cookbook is a valuable resource for any baker — novice or seasoned.

Learn just how easy it is to enjoy your favorite homespun goodies without compromising your health or values:

Chocolate Chip Scones
Cranberry Nut Bread
Lemon Cheesecake
Dessert Crepes
Strawberry Pie with Chocolate Chunks
Cinnamon Coffee Cake
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes
Raspberry Sorbet
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Soft Pretzels
Blueberry Cobbler
Chocolate Almond Brittle

Free of saturated fat, cholesterol, and lactose, but full of flavor, flair, and familiarity, each and every recipe will have you declaring I can’t believe it’s vegan!

Complete with luscious color photos, this book will be an essential reference for every vegan.

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A Thousand Perfect Things by Kay Kenyon @KayKenyon is $1.99! #Kindle Sci-Fi / Fantasy Daily Deal!

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

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A Thousand Perfect Things by Kay Kenyon

A Thousand Perfect Things‘ by Kay Kenyon (Residual Publishing) is now available at the specially discounted price of $1.99 on the US Kindle site. Also on Amazon CA.

Book Description

Kay Kenyon’s The Entire and the Rose was hailed as “a star-maker”, “a magnificent book”, “audacious”, and “the most ambitious science fiction epic of the current decade”, garnering starred reviews and comparisons to Larry Nivens and Stephen R. Donaldson.

In this epic new work, the award-winning Kenyon creates an alternate 19th century with two warring continents on an alternate earth: the scientific Anglica (England) and magical Bharata (India). Emboldened by her grandfather’s final whispered secret of a magical lotus, Tori Harding, a young Victorian woman and aspiring botanist, must journey to Bharata, with its magics, intrigues and ghosts, to claim her fate. There she will face a choice between two suitors and two irreconcilable realms.

In a magic-infused world of silver tigers, demon birds and enduring gods, as a great native mutiny sweeps up the continent, Tori will find the thing she most desires, less perfect than she had hoped and stranger than she could have dreamed.

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