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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

UK Kindle Daily Deal 6/25

A Madness of Angels: Or The Resurrection of Matthew Swift (£0.99 UK), by Kate Griffin [Orbit], is the Kindle Deal of the Day for those in the UK (the US edition is $6.64).
Book Description
When a man is tired of London he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford - Samuel Johnson

In fact, Dr Johnson was only half right. There is in London much more than life - there is power. It ebbs and flows with the rhythms of the city, makes runes from the alignments of ancient streets and hums with the rattle of trains and buses; it waxes and wanes with the patterns of the business day. It is a new kind of magic: urban magic.

Enter a London where magicians ride the Last Train, implore favours of The Beggar King and interpret the insane wisdom of The Bag Lady. Enter a London where beings of power soar with the pigeons and scrabble with the rats, and seek insight in the half-whispered madness of the blue electric angels. Enter the London of Matthew Swift, where rival sorcerers, hidden in plain sight, do battle for the very soul of the city . . .

The Kindle Romance Deal of the day for those in the UK is three Mills & Boon novels by Penny Jordan for £0.99 each (~80% off).

Desert Nights (Main/UK) (no US edition)
Exotic escapes & the ultimate desert fantasy Falcon’s Prey Penny Jordan’s first Mills & Boon book!

When ordinary English girl Felicia agreed to accompany her fianc√©, Faisal, to his homeland, there was just one problem – Faisal’s uncle, Sheikh Raschid. Now Felicia’s realising that she might be engaged to the wrong man…

The Sheikh’s Virgin Bride
Petra is betrothed to a rich, eligible sheikh but she plans to ruin her reputation so he won’t want her. Sexy windsurfer Blaize agrees to be her pretend lover – though soon it’s the truth! Then Petra makes a shocking discovery…

One Night With the Sheikh
When a storm left Mariella stranded at Sheikh Xavier’s desert home, passion took over. It was an unforgettable night! Then, having always yearned for a child, Mariella wanted just one more night with him – to conceive a baby…
Now or Never (Main/UK) (no US edition)
Even in friendships as close as theirs there are always secrets… For four women, their close bonds of friendship have helped them survive life’s emotional ups and downs. Together they’ve shared tears of happiness and sorrow as they’ve tumbled into love, married life, having children and, for some, searching for love again.

Nothing can shake their support of each other – until one fateful night out. Maggie Rockford’s explosive revelation ricochets across her friends’ lives and threatens to divide the group. With everything changing, suddenly it’s time to take stock. Long ago these women had dreams; hopes that were smothered as life got in the way. Now is it possible for the strength of their friendship survive? And will they find their way back to make their dreams come true? Four women, four friends – standing on the brink of now…or never.
Pride (Main/UK) (no US edition)
Dark family secrets

A missing heir


The scandal is about to break… Even the most powerful are touched by tragedy. Reeling from the death of their wastrel, playboy half-brother, the Leopardi family must find his illegitimate child. Rocco believes that Julie Simmonds is merely a gold-digger until he sees how truly she cares for his tiny nephew. But then it’s proved that the child is not the missing heir…

Alessandro doesn’t employ women. So when he finds Leonora piloting his private jet, he’s furious. And soon she’s distracting him from his duty to find the missing Leopardi. When Falcon finally tracks down his late half-brother’s child, he’s appalled by the circumstances of his conception. Falcon will do anything to protect Annie, his nephew’s mother. Even marry her…