Book Giveaways

Kick off summer with free books

Are you hoping to start summer with a new read? If so, then make sure to check out the June giveaways from these Tellwell authors, all of whom are offering their e-book for free thanks to BookFunnel. Seven authors are hosting giveaways, which means that you can add seven books to your digital collection for free. The books span a variety of genres, so everyone can find their perfect summer read. 

Love science fiction?

Then be sure to check out Descent into Darkness, Book 2 in the Chronicles of Deneb series by Zanne Raby.


For space-opera lovers, the crew of the Space Ark Mayflower journey into a universe plagued by human-made pandemics and all-out military warfare.

Descent into Darkness: Mayhem follows the Mayflower in the second book of the Chronicles of Deneb series. Journey along with the crew of the Space Ark Mayflower as they adapt to their new home on the planet Deneb. But along with their struggle to integrate into an alien culture, a new battle sweeps across the planet with the arrival of the human-transmitted Chimera bactovirus, bringing war and fanning the flames of racial intolerance. With a bloody conflict now raging across the planet, the crew of the Mayflower is split between the two factions and embroiled in the chaos and destruction. Descend with the crew into darkness, where the only survivors of a global war will be on the right side of the border.

Learn more and connect with Zanne Raby at zanneraby.com.

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Love historical fiction?

Then be sure to check out Culloden to Sydney Town by T.J. Lovat.


Culloden to Sydney Town is a work of historical fiction. It covers the century from the Lovat family’s move from the Scottish Highlands to its arrival in New South Wales. The story begins with the defeat of the Jacobite army at Culloden on the sixteenth of April 1746, a day of devastating loss for the Highlander cause for freedom from English rule. It is also a day of death and rebirth for this Scottish family. The story ends with the arrival in Sydney Town of two brothers, great-grandsons of a fallen Jacobite hero, in 1837.

Members of the family move to England, Ireland, and Persia, where their Highland culture is challenged by prejudice and religious difference. One child joins the British Army and serves in the Americas in the period leading to the War of Independence, struggling between loyalty to the British cause and sympathy for the American quest for freedom. Another family member joins the Royal Navy and travels on the Third Fleet to New South Wales in 1791, challenged by the spectre of an alien force invading other people’s lands and the plight of the convicts. It is his own sons who make their way to New South Wales half a century later to establish themselves as pioneers in the colony, one as a teacher, the other as a clergyman.

The story covers issues of love, loyalty and betrayal, as well as cultural and religious difference. The key characters are inserted into historical events, exploring the lives of real people, including Scottish nobles, American Founding Fathers and early governors of New South Wales. The novel captures a slice of history marked by exploration, the discovery of new lands, and the clash between old and new cultures.

Learn more and connect with T.J. Lovat at tjlovat.com.au


Craving a crime thriller?

Then be sure to check out The Bean Sidhe by Ernest L. Canning. 


“What’s most impressive about THE BEAN SIDHE is its command over its unique blend of tension and farce. From the first page, the action tempts and seduces. What follows is a sprint toward the next scene, then the next rib-splitting laugh. When the final destination is reached, it proves to be a bittersweet achievement, since the journey was so pleasing.”

~Neil Czeszejko for IndieReader

Percy thought he had it all figured out: good education, good job, good wife, work hard, play by the rules. But he discovered very late in life that not everyone had read the same rule book. Tired, angry, and bitter, Percy, for the first time in his life, decides he wants to kill someone. Revenge for someone he barely knew. Percy quickly learns that murder isn’t as easy as it looks, and keeping the whole mess secret even harder. A funny, gritty look at killing your fellow man.

Learn more and connect with Ernest at ernestlcanning.com

Fan of historical romance?

Then be sure to check out Them Days by Glenn P. Booth.

“This heartfelt story grabs the reader from the very start and doesn’t let go. Fans of historical fiction are in for a treat.”

The Prairies Book Review

Discrimination, war in Europe, a pandemic . . .

Sofiya, a young Ukrainian immigrant, experiences all of this and more. It could be 2022, but it’s Manitoba in the early 1900s.

Sofiya is the third consecutive girl born on a poor homestead near Gimli in 1903. She is bright and feisty but nothing more is expected of her than to be a domestic, and at age thirteen she is sent to be a maid to a wealthy family in Winnipeg. There, she experiences the condescension of the English towards the “Bohunks,” while her half-brother is interned during WWI and deemed an enemy alien.

While the Great War is raging in Europe, an undeclared war between the classes is being fought at home. This conflict comes to a head in the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919, when the working classes rise up against their English masters, shut down the city and demand a better deal. The city is divided and everyone must choose a side.

Them Days takes you on Sofiya’s journey as she discovers what it means to be an immigrant and a woman struggling to find love and her identity, at the same time that Canada is breaking free from Mother England’s apron strings.

Learn more and connect with Glenn P. Booth at glennpboothauthor.com.


Love transformational non-Fiction?

Then you won’t want to miss The Conquering Dreamer by Mark Teague


Coach Teague puts the bold power of human resolve on full display in this book. Allow him to take you on his personal journey through life to help you unlock the power within you to conquer your dreams.

Long before the name Mark Teague became known nationally in football coaching circles, he was like any other ordinary kid growing up in the South. He loved sports; had a vivid, creative imagination; and was a dreamer.

He learned early on that life has a way of presenting obstacles that often stand in the way of those dreams. Those obstacles would teach him the focus and intestinal fortitude needed to reach the far-reaching goals he set for himself at a young age.

From the struggles of a bad speech impediment as a child, tough financial struggles growing up, homelessness as an adult, and two separate bouts with cancer, his spirit was tested.

Coach Teague puts the bold power of human resolve on full display in this book. Allow him to take you on his personal journey through life to help you unlock the power within you to conquer your dreams.

Learn more and connect with Mark Teague at coachmarkteague.com 


Looking for Investment Advice?

Then be sure to check out The Investment Committee Guide to Prudence by Jonathan J. Woolverton, CFA.


The Investment Committee Guide To Prudence is a manual for plan administration and management for any organization seeking to establish an effective investment program.

JJ’s investment career spans more than five decades. He has been the chief investment strategist for a pension plan sponsor, a managing director and senior consultant within a global investment planning consultant firm, and a managing director and chief operating officer of an investment management organization. Over his career, JJ has attended well over a thousand investment committee meetings as a plan sponsor, a consultant, and a money manager. In the majority of these meetings, he has found that committee members lack three things: in-depth investment expertise to effectively carry out their fiduciary responsibilities, the necessary time allocation to administer and manage the investment program in the best interests of the beneficiaries, and the ability to develop an efficient monitoring system to hold all service providers accountable for the products and services they provide.

This book outlines the steps to establishing investment policy; formulating asset mix strategy; creating an appropriate investment management structure; undertaking investment manager searches; and highlighting the conflicts of interest, biases, and self-interests of the various service providers.

This book is designed to assist members of investment committees in their role as fiduciaries/trustees/administrators.


Looking for an inspiring biography?

Then be sure to check out Audley Enough: A Portrait of Triumph and Recovery in the Face of Mania and Depression – Book two in the Audley series by Leslie Whyte Reford and Patricia Lavoie.


Told through Lesley Whyte Reford and Patricia Lavoie, this biography recounts Audley’s journey with mental illness. The book details how he managed to overcome the many obstacles it created in his life to become the success story he is today. His recipe for soaring above: start with admitting there is a problem.

You can connect and follow Audley’s journey by following him online!

Facebook: Audley Coley

Instagram: @audley.coley

Twitter: @audley_coley

Goodreads: Audley Coley (audleycoley)


With so many awesome giveaways this month, you can read for free all summer long. Enjoy! And don’t forget to leave a review on Amazon or Goodreads after you’ve finished reading.

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