Betty’s Picks for Sunday, October 19th

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 may switch back to regular pricing at the author’s discretion.


Science Fiction
11 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.3 / 5.0
Apocalypse_Diary_of_a_Survivor APOCALYPSE: DIARY OF A SURVIVOR
by Matt J Pike

“I guess it was inevitable – the end of the world we know – the end of humanity. Finding out early was a gift, surviving impact night was a miracle, living to tell the tale, well, that was the price I will pay, forever. There’s no going back now.”
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$2.99 (everyday low price)


Science Fiction-Time Travel
450 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.3 / 5.0
Time_and_Again TIME AND AGAIN
by Jack Finney

When advertising artist Si Morley is recruited to join a covert government operation exploring the possibility of time travel, he jumps at the chance to leave his twentieth-century existence and step into New York City in January 1882. Aside from his thirst for experience, he has good reason to return to the past—his friend Kate has a curious, half-burned letter dated from that year, and he wants to trace the mystery.  But when Si begins to fall in love with a woman he meets in the past, he will be forced to choose between two worlds—forever.

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Science Fiction
67 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.8 / 5.0
by Jeremy Bishop & Jeremy Robinson
Rebecca Rule is the sheriff of Refuge, New Hampshire. With most of the town’s residents in neighboring Ashland, for the 4th of July fireworks show, Refuge is quiet. That is, until the Baptist Church’s bell starts ringing—on its own. The bell chimes faster and faster, reaching a frenetic pace, as though rung by the Devil himself. But the bell is just the beginning. The air shimmers. The night-time sky fills with a burning red aurora. The moon, previously a crescent, is now full. And just hours after dusk, the sun returns to the sky, revealing an endless desert where there was once a mountainous pine forest.

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35 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.7 / 5.0
by Becca C. Smith
Every four days. Commit one act of atrocity. Keep the balance or the planet dies. At least, that’s what Special Ops soldier Kala Hicks is told by the Titan god, Atlas, after blacking out when she shoots the President of the United States. Even though killing the president had been sanctioned by the government, Kala wonders if the whole ordeal had fried her brain cells.

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Dark Fantasy
146 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.0 / 5.0
by Elias Anderson
When a string of increasingly brutal serial murders spills into his jurisdiction, William Coe, a Homicide detective stricken with OCD and an eidetic memory, is forced to search for answers as the body count grows. As clues begin to surface, Coe starts to wonder about the exact nature of the killer he’s after. In a game of cat and mouse that could make or break his career, he’s forced to follow a trail that will lead him to places darker than he could have ever imagined…

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