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Books on Sale: Recapping This Month’s Most Popular Deals

It's the last day of March, but some of the best deals on ebooks are still going on. Here's a look at the most popular ebook sales from the past four weeks.

Book The Dragonriders of Pern

The Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey is a boxed set of three novels, Dragonflight, Dragonquest, and The White Dragon. It's still on sale for $1.99. McCaffrey's Dragonriders is a much-loved science fiction/fantasy series and this omnibus has a 4+ star average on GR. When I posted this deal originally, many people responded with effusive praise and promises to gift copies to the relative or friend who introduced them to the series years ago. Isn't that cool? 

Finally together in one volume, the first three books in the world's most beloved science fiction series, THE DRAGONRIDERS OF PERN, by Anne McCaffrey, one of the great science fiction writers of all time: DRAGONFLIGHT, DRAGONQUEST, THE WHITE DRAGON.

Those who know these extraordinary tales will be able to re-visit with Lessa, F'lar, Ruth, Lord Jaxon, and all the others.

And for those just discovering this magical place, there are incomparable tales of danger, deceit, and daring, just waiting to be explored..

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 Book Fool Me TwiceFool Me Twice by Meredith Duran is out, and it's still discounted at $1.99. This is book 2 in the Rules for the Reckless series. If you already bought it, you should read it - it has a 4.23-star average so far in GR, and I've seen more than a few historical fans talking about how delightfully awesome it is. And if you haven't bought it, what are you waiting for? 

Sensible and lonely, Olivia Mather survives by her wits—and her strict policy of avoiding trouble. But when she realizes that the Duke of Marwick might hold the secrets of her family’s past, she does the unthinkable, infiltrating his household as a maid. She’ll clean his study and rifle through his papers looking for information.

Alastair de Grey has a single reason to live: vengeance. More beautiful than Lucifer, twice as feared, and thrice as cunning, he’ll use any weapon to punish those who fooled and betrayed him—even an impertinent maid who doesn’t know her place. But the more fascinated he becomes with the uppity redhead, the more dangerous his carefully designed plot becomes. For the one contingency he forgot to plan for was falling in love…and he cannot survive being fooled again. 

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Book The Return of Rafe MacKade

RECOMMENDED: The MacKade brothers series by Nora Roberts is $1.99 each- and this price expires this week! The Return of Rafe MacKade is the first book in the series, which follows four brothers in Antietam, Maryland. This book was originally published in 1995, and you can see shades of later Roberts books in the setting, the characters, and the hint of ghostly activity on the haunted battlefield. If you like small town contemporary in which the setting is a huge element in the story, you'll like these.

Ten years after disappearing from Antietam, Maryland, the bad boy has returned.

Cleaned up and successful now—and still dangerously good-looking—Rafe MacKade sets the town on fire, and tongues wagging.

Lovely newcomer Regan Jones is intrigued—what kind of man could cause this sort of talk? She’ s just about to find out.…

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Book The Pride of Jared MacKade

The Pride of Jared MacKade by Nora Roberts is $1.99. Jared is an attorney, and Savannah is a single mom who was kicked out of her home after becoming pregnant as a teenager. She's as fierce and ferocious as a Roberts heroine can be, though a few readers had issues with Jared's attitude about her past. This wasn't my favorite of the series, but I read them all because of the story that's resolved in book 3 (my favorite).

He was a man who stood for something, and never turned his back on a fight.

So when Jared MacKade's work as an attorney brought him up against Savannah Morningstar, her rude behavior and strong defenses weren't going to stop him.

Savannah was the type of woman who defeated odds brutally stacked against her. And once he got to know her, Jared was determined to be the man to stand beside her in the fight.

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Book The Heart of Devin MacKade

RECOMMENDED: The Heart of Devin MacKade by Nora Roberts is one of my favorites of hers, out of all 6,734,923×10 books she's published. Cassie, the heroine, is starting her life over after marrying young to a man who beat her. Her story begins in the prior books, and in this one, it's a year or so after her divorce, and she works for Rafe MacKade. Devin MacKade is the sherrif, and he's been in love with Cassie for years and years, though she has no idea. He's one of the strong, steadfast, determined but gentle heroes (catnip!) who doesn't want to approach Cassie in case it's too soon for her to consider another relationship. Like I said, this is one of my favorites. 


Sheriff Devin MacKade had always had his eye on Cassie Connor Dolin. Twelve years of trying to watch over her and her children. Twelve years of being the dependable friend, of seeing his beauty married to a beast. Twelve years of hell.

Now he was going to change, although he knew he'd have to be careful, move slow. But if Cassie came any closer, he might just toss her over his shoulder and carry her off! And he wasn't sure either of them was quite ready for that yet.

But soon….

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Book The Fall of Shane MacKade

The Fall of Shane MacKade is $1.99, and is the final book in the series. Note: there is a strong paranormal thread running through the books (which some readers liked and others were not wild about), and in this book, the paranormal elements play a major role in the story. Shane MacKade has a lot of changes and weird things to accept, including his huge attraction to Dr. Rebecca Knight, who is a shy and intelligent researcher doing field work on his land.

Shane MacKade loved women. But he hadn't met one yet who had him whistling the wedding march. Until Dr. Rebecca Knight. Problem was, the pretty lady was too busy hunting legends on the MacKade land to succumb to the MacKade charm.

Maybe it was time to pop the old question. 'Cause this was one woman Shane couldn't live without…

To Dr. Rebecca Knight, everything was explainable. Until she started having some very irrational thoughts about sexy Shane MacKade. She didn't know much about men, but she knew one thing for sure:

Loving Shane was dangerous–and Rebecca didn't like to take chances.

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And — last call, audiobook fans! Tantor has all romance audiobooks available for digital download direct from Tantor on sale for $6.99 each, but today is the last day!  

Use discount code SBMar14 to activate the sale. It might take a little browsing to find the titles that are available as “Tantor downloads,” as I can't find a way to isolate those titles. What you want to look for is “Tantor Download” in the puchase window, as in the example below: 

Screencap of audiobook listing showing Tantor Download in the purchase window



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    Qualisign says:

    Having purchased (long ago as a pre-order) and read (this week) Duran’s “Fool me Twice,” I still had to go back to Amazon to make sure that the book being advertised was the one I just read. Fme2x was well written and a wonderful read, but the blurb just seems wrong. It’s far more nuanced and interesting than the publicity statement suggests. The book certainly deserves its 4.23 rating on Goodreads, though, in my opinion, the book as advertised would be hard pressed to get close to a 3.5 even if written by Duran.

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