Betty’s Picks for Thursday, October 16th

Today’s daily picks. Please be sure to double check the pricing before using the “buy” link, especially if this post is more than a day old. Listings switch back to regular pricing at the author’s discretion.


Science Fiction
21 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.3 / 5.0

By Matthew Graybosch

Morgan Stormrider has a reputation as one of the Phoenix Society’s deadliest officers. He served with distinction, hunting down anybody who dared kill an Adversary in the line of duty. After a decade spent living by the sword, Morgan seeks to bid a farewell to arms and make a new life. But the Phoenix Society has a final mission for him. He must put everything aside, travel to Boston, and prove he is not the Society’s assassin.

$0.99 (regular price $4.99)



Science Fiction
3735 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.3 / 5.0

By Matthew Mather

Mike Mitchell, an average New Yorker working to keep his family together, finds himself fighting just to keep them alive when a string of disasters shreds the world around them…the Internet and communication networks go down…a deadly viral epidemic starts raging across the country…then a monster snowstorm cuts New York off from the world. In the chaos, rumors fly about a foreign attack, but even this becomes unimportant as Mike and his family struggle to survive in the wintry tomb of a doomed New York.

$1.99 (regular price $2.99)



Urban Fantasy
97 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.4 / 5.0

By Donna Augustine

People say karma’s a…well, you know. Personally, I don’t think I’m that bad. It’s not like I wanted this job. I wasn’t even in my right mind when I accepted the position. Now, I’m surrounded by crazy coworkers like Lady Luck, who’s a bit of a tramp, and Murphy’s Law, who’s a bumbling oaf. But the worst is Fate. He’s got a problem with transfers like myself, and I have to see him constantly. It’s unavoidable. We’re hunting the same man, my murderer.

$2.99 (everyday low price)



21 Reviews Avg Rating: 3.9 / 5.0

By B.T. Narro

Neeko’s quiet evening is interrupted when a fire-mage of the king’s army comes to his door demanding hospitality for the night. She says war is beginning, but this becomes the least of Neeko’s concerns when an altercation erupts between his drunken father and the fire-mage, resulting in his home burned to the ground with his father buried beneath the rubble. His only justice? A redemption scroll—payment for damages if Neeko can bring it to the king’s master of coin in the capital before it expires.

$2.99 (everyday low price)



607 Reviews Avg Rating 4.2 / 5.0

By Sarah Woodbury

A medieval man with an uncertain destiny, Llywelyn, the Prince of Wales, faces treachery and deceit at the hands of friends and foes alike. A modern woman with a troubled past, Meg’s life is in tatters when she slips through time and into medieval Wales. Only by working together can Meg and Llywelyn navigate the shifting allegiances that threaten the very existence of Wales–and create their own history that defies the laws of time.

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Classic Fantasy
“Must-Read Literature”

By Robert Jordan

The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, and Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.

$4.99 (everyday low price)