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Free E-Books for August 2nd--A RITA Winner

I have found two free e-books for today (one from Bookbub and the other is pretty much everywhere because it is a RITA winner).

1. Against the Tide by Elizabeth Camden.  This won the RITA for Best Historical Romance and is free for TODAY ONLY on  Amazon and Barnes and Noble. (There were originally reports of it being free for Kobo (which doesn't even recognize the title of the book) and on Itunes, but that doesn't appear to be the case.
2013 RITA Winner for Inspirational Romance
2013 Christy Award Winner for Historical Romance
2013 Daphne du Maurier Award Winner for Inspirational Romantic Mystery/Suspense

After a childhood rampant with uncertainty, Lydia Pallas has carved out a perfect life for herself. She spends her days within sight of the bustling Boston Harbor, where her skill with languages has landed her an enviable position as a translator for the U.S. Navy.

Lydia's talents bring her to the attention of Alexander Banebridge, a mysterious man in need of a translator. Driven by a campaign to end the opium trade, Bane is coolly analytical and relentless in his quest. He cannot afford to fall for Lydia and must fight the bittersweet love growing between them.

When Bane's enemies gain the upper hand, he is forced to turn to Lydia for help. Determined to prove her worth, Lydia soon discovers that carrying out Bane's mission will test her wits and her courage to the very limits.

2. His Captive by Diana Cosby.  This is free on multiple sites, including Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony, and iBooks.


StrangersWith a wastrel brother and a treacherous former fiancé, Lady Nichola Westcott hardly expects the dangerously seductive Scot who kidnaps her to be a man of his word. Though Sir Alexander MacGruder promises not to hurt her, Nichola's only value is as a pawn to be ransomed.EnemiesAlexander's goal is to avenge his father's murder, not to become entangled with the enemy. But his desire to keep Nichola with him, in his home--in his bed--unwittingly make her a target for those who have no qualms about shedding English blood.

LoversNow Nichola is trapped--by her powerful attraction to a man whose touch shakes her to the core. Unwilling and unable to resist each other, can Nichola and Alexander save a love that has enslaved them both?

"A sexy new voice in historical romance." --Sandra Hill, USA Today Bestselling Author



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