October Amazon First Reads

Am I the only one that forgets that Prime members get a free pre-released book on kindle a month? I can’t wait to tell you all about what I grabbed!

What is Amazon First Reads?

As a prime member, you get to redeem two free books every month from a select list. They have multiple genres so you’re sure to find a book you like. Best of all, they change every month!

Spellbreaker by Charlie N. Holmberg


The orphaned Elsie Camden learned as a girl that there were two kinds of wizards in the world: those who pay for the power to cast spells and those, like her, born with the ability to break them. But as an unlicensed magic user, her gift is a crime. Commissioned by an underground group known as the Cowls, Elsie uses her spellbreaking to push back against the aristocrats and help the common man. She always did love the tale of Robin Hood.

Elite magic user Bacchus Kelsey is one elusive spell away from his mastership when he catches Elsie breaking an enchantment. To protect her secret, Elsie strikes a bargain. She’ll help Bacchus fix unruly spells around his estate if he doesn’t turn her in. Working together, Elsie’s trust in—and fondness for—the handsome stranger grows. So does her trepidation about the rise in the murders of wizards and the theft of the spellbooks their bodies leave behind.

For a rogue spellbreaker like Elsie, there’s so much to learn about her powers, her family, the intriguing Bacchus, and the untold dangers shadowing every step of a journey she’s destined to complete. But will she uncover the mystery before it’s too late to save everything she loves?

Spellbreaker by Charlie N. Holmberg

I’ve read Charlie N. Holmberg before and I absolutely love her work. So, as soon as I saw this I knew I had to grab it for my read! I am so excited that I also was able to grab another book as well this month.

The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado

To a cunning serial killer, she was the one that got away. Until now…

FBI Special Agent Nina Guerrera escaped a serial killer’s trap at sixteen. Years later, when she’s jumped in a Virginia park, a video of the attack goes viral. Legions of new fans are not the only ones impressed with her fighting skills. The man who abducted her eleven years ago is watching. Determined to reclaim his lost prize, he commits a grisly murder designed to pull her into the investigation…but his games are just beginning. And he’s using the internet to invite the public to play along.

His coded riddles may have made him a depraved social media superstar—an enigmatic cyber-ghost dubbed “the Cipher”—but to Nina he’s a monster who preys on the vulnerable. Partnered with the FBI’s preeminent mind hunter, Dr. Jeffrey Wade, who is haunted by his own past, Nina tracks the predator across the country. Clue by clue, victim by victim, Nina races to stop a deadly killer while the world watches.

The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado

I honestly grabbed this book because I’ve been in the mood for a thriller and this one just sort of spoke to me. I hope that one of these will speak to you, if not I highly recommend checking out the rest of the books! Click here to go grab your own books.

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