Today’s free eBook download, An Extraordinary Beginning (The Adventures of Eric and Ursula), is written by A.D. Winch. It’s the first in a trilogy, staring survivors of a mysterious UFO crash:
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Today’s free eBook download, The Death Bet, is from first time author, A.K. Price. The action-filled story follows an insurance examiner’s uncovering of a potential fraud involving The Red Skull Society, a secret group believed to be responsible for the deaths of policyholders.
Blaine Stone is on the verge of retirement from his uneventful government job as an insurance examiner when he receives a call from a police officer that forever alters his life. The officer suspects the management of one of the companies Blaine covers is murdering policyholders to collect on life insurance contracts. Against his wishes, Blaine is drawn into a twisted plot that turns his personal and professional life upside down. Read more
Today’s free eBook download is Mary Matthews’ Meow or Never, a Magical collection of Cool Cats Mysteries – sure to entertain the grumpiest of feline lover. What a great way to brighten up our Monday Blues:
It’s the 1920s. Nothing interesting happens before 2 a.m. When a wealthy stockbroker’s wife disappears, Grace, Jack, and magical cats, Tatania & Zeus, rush to find her.
Cats truly live their nine lives at night. Zeus, a cute and mischievous tomcat, kept following the tide in and out, letting the water sprinkle his nose, and acting surprised when the tide chased him back to shore. Wet, he shook like a puppy. Read more
Today’s free Kindle download, State of the Heart, is by Nelton D’Souza, a Microsoft Business Intelligence developer at Capgemini. Nelton is a code writer by day and a blogger at Just A Minute by night. State of the Heart is his first novel:
Relationships, love and life are like the three legs of a tripod. Without any one, there is no balance. The same hold true for every human being. State of the Heart, through its collection of short stories on these key aspects, cuts across the social spectrum to present to you the lives of people whom you didn’t think could be so interesting, but actually are. In short, it could be a story about you or someone like you. Read more
January 28 is Data Privacy Day, which honors Convention 108, an international treaty signed on January 28, 1981 which deals with privacy and data protection. In honor of our continued conversation about data privacy, we are sharing a professional perspective on engineering privacy - The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value.
The book offers insight on translating the guiding light of OECD Privacy Guidelines, the Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs), Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (GAPP) and Privacy by Design (PbD) into concrete concepts that organizations, software/hardware engineers, and system administrators/owners can understand and apply throughout the product or process life cycle—regardless of development methodology—from inception to retirement, including data deletion and destruction.
Today’s free eBook, Olivia, Mourning is a beautifully written historical fiction novel from Yael Politis. It begins in 19th century Appalachia. Pennsylvania, to be exact:
Olivia wants the 80 acres in far off Michigan that her father’s will left to whichever of his offspring claims the land. As Olivia says, “I’m sprung off him just as much as Avis or Tobey.”
The problem: she’s seventeen, female, and it’s 1841.
Mourning Free, Olivia’s trusted childhood friend, knows how to run a farm and is also sorely in need of a new start in life.
The problem: though born in a free state, he’s the orphaned son of runaway slaves and the slave catchers who patrol the north hunting fugitives are not particular about who they take back south with them. Read more
In continuation of The Getty’s Open Content program which began last year, the institute is expanding its free digital assets from thousands of images to hundreds of books. The Virtual Library is a collection from 45 years of art publication from the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Research Institute, and the J. Paul Getty Museum.
In an announcement on the Getty’s digital magazine, The Iris, Getty CEO and President James Cuno said, “Creating the Virtual Library comes out of the Getty’s conviction that an appreciation of the arts is crucial to a vital and civil society. We are committed to sharing our educational resources as part of our mission to promote knowledge and understanding of the visual arts in all their dimensions, and we are delighted to give these important works of research and scholarship a presence in the digital sphere. Read more
Today’s free eBook download is Carrots from Colleen Helme’s Shelby Nichols Adventure Series. The story begins with the protagonist and sleuth is shopping for carrots. Unfortunately Shelby gets caught in a robbery that leaves her with an unusual side effect:
As the cashier rings up her purchases, a gunman is busy robbing the bank inside the store. When a customer grabs the robber’s mask, he is shot and everyone runs for cover. Everyone except Shelby, who finds herself face to face with the killer. The next thing she knows, she’s lying on the floor with a bullet wound to her head. Luckily, the bullet only grazes her scalp, and she doesn’t suspect any lasting affects until later, when she suddenly ‘hears’ what people are thinking. With this uncanny ability, her life takes on a whole new dimension. Read more
Today’s free eBook from S.S. Gee Buro, My Life Untold, follows Magda Kline through her traumatic experience as a farmer’s daughter who falls in love with a farm hand who leaves to fight during the Civil War. The story is told through Magda’s letters to her granddaughter years later:
Magda Kline, the daughter of German immigrants, grows up on a rural farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Her life is carefree and full of love in the beautiful home of Stone Croft. When her father, Jonas, expands Stone Croft’s holdings, he hires farm hand Lars Sutler, and Magda falls in love. Read more
Today’s free eBook download, Crowdfunding the Next Big Thing, is a great resource for app developers and entrepreneurs. Written by Gary Spirer, the guide to crowdfunding will lead you through the process of getting financial assistance through tactical means – preparing for a great pitch or just navigating the maze of crowdfunding legalities.
In CrowdFunding: The Next Big Thing, money-raising expert Gary Spirer reveals the secrets of raising capital in the digital age. He outlines the ins and outs of the five major capital-raising strategies, including how the current Kickstarter type crowdfunding differs from crowdfunding equity. The new world of crowdfunding equity can be hard to navigate due to numerous regulations, and the challenge of keeping crowds engaged. Crowdfunding start-ups is a platform made possible thanks to the recent JOBS Act…. Read more
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