If you’ve got a tweener or young teen in your household, then you’ve probably heard of Percy Jackson and Rick Riordan. And if that’s the case, the latest free title in the Kindle Store could be a big hit, even if it is billed as “just” a sneak preview….
Today’s Kindle Nation Daily Free and Bargain Book Alert is sponsored by Stacey Cochran’s new thriller, CLAWS 2, just released for just $2.99 in the Kindle Store. Here’s the premise, which Emily Bestler (Dan Brown’s editor at Atria Books) called “a great premise for a thriller”:
Down on her luck and bankrupt, embattled wildlife biologist Dr. Angie Rippard accepts a long-shot assignment from the governor of Colorado to determine once and for all if grizzly bears are completely extinct in the southwest corner of the state. No one has seen a grizzly north of Durango since 1979, but the governor needs proof to halt development of a 6,000-acre ski resort that will devastate the natural resources of the region. What Angie finds will forever disrupt construction of the 500-million-dollar resort, and pits her against powerful political forces that will stop at nothing to see that her research never sees the light of day… even if it means hunting her to her death through the worst snowstorm ever seen in the mountains near Telluride.
Even better, it’s clear from my own reading and from the reviews you’ll find on the book’s Kindle detail page that Cochran is up to the task of fulfilling the promise of his premise. He’s a talented novelist, and whether you start with CLAWS, CLAWS 2, or one of his earlier books, please don’t be surprised if you find that you’ve added a new author to your must-follow/must-read list.
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The Heroes of Olympus Book One: The Lost Hero, by Percy Jackson creator Riordan, is available for pre-order and will be released October 10 at a Kindle price of $9.99, so the usual free sample chapter is not available for another few months, but this is a fairly substantial preview (over 400 locations, or about 60% as long as Stephen King’s novella Blockade Billy).
Here’s a list of the categories in today’s Free & Bargain Book Alert:
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Science Fiction & Fantasy
by Rick Riordan
Memoir, Biography, Personal Story