Bargain eBooks #534:

Amira, Immortal Daughter from Penglai by Lon Dee
Genre: YA Fantasy, Mythology
Price: $1.99
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Amira, a self-centered and lonely immortal from the mythical island of Penglai, rescues a handsome mortal, Raiden, from angry sea spirits and returns with him to Dragon Hollow in the mortal lands. She learns the hardships and dangers mortals face as warlords and bandits battle in unending warfare. Powerful dragons have protected Dragon Hollow for millennia, making it the only safe haven in the land, but Amira’s arrival upsets that balance as she slowly learns the dragons’ secrets.
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Confronted with perilous choices, she struggles to understand and trust other people. Are others befriending her only because they need her help, or because they find her beauty alluring, or is it because they truly care for her? Can she trust and even love Raiden, or is he deceiving her to achieve his selfish dreams? In the end, she must decide whether or not to risk her own destruction to save her friends in Dragon Hollow, and ultimately discovers hidden powers and passions, long dormant within her.

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The Power of Powers, Volume One of the Huaxia Journals by Don Lee
Genre: YA fantasy, Mythology
Price: $3.99
Where to Get It:
                              Barnes and Noble
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The fabled Silk Route reveals many stories as it winds through Central Asia—wars, conquests, dreams, riches, and mysteries. One of those mysteries—an ancient secret thousands of years old—lies hidden deep within the Mogao Caves.
Young siblings Orchid and Monkey Huang are about to discover how powerful and dangerous that secret is. A mystical force pulls them to a land facing a deadly war between two rival dynasties. As they’re drawn into a conflict with mythical gods, a vengeful sorcerer, the pernicious Great Powers, battle-hardened soldiers, and ferocious beasts, Orchid and Monkey must uncover their own great powers and talents.
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Borneo Fever by Lon Dee
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Price: $2.99
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After a short and problem-plagued career in environmental activism, Logan Pierce trades meaningful responsibility for self-imposed exile in the trackless rainforest jungles of Borneo. While enjoying a leisurely and indolent lifestyle, he is confronted with a deadly disease ravaging the isolated mountain villages. Forced into a new and unwanted role as leader of a desperate group of villagers and researchers, he’s faced with life-threatening dangers, betrayal by close friends, a budding romantic relationship and a fierce battle against a well-armed band of religious extremists. As he’s led through a harrowing series of adventures, Logan discovers an ambition he’s long been lacking, and a final willingness to take a stand for the people he cares for.
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