Daily Deals: Shell Games and Slam Dunk Basketball

Shell Games: A John Marquez Crime NovelToday Amazon offers you to buy the following book: Shell Games: A John Marquez Crime Novel by Kirk Russell just for $1.99.

The discovery of thousands of empty abalone shells and two murdered divers sends Lieutenant John Marquez’s poaching investigation in a new and very risky direction. Former DEA agent and now head of a special operations unit of the California Department of Fish and Game, Marquez learns he himself has been targeted as the next victim. Stalking him is Kline, a vicious drug smuggler turned abalone poacher who has a vendetta against Marquez. John Marquez is supposed to protect wildlife, not solve murders, but the only way he can break the multi-million-dollar abalone-smuggling ring, as well as save his own life, is to find and stop Kline. A fast-paced crime novel set along the majestic Northern California coastline, Shell Games introduces a tough, complex, and appealing hero and a masterful new series.

Here are some reviews on this book:

“You know as you read this one that you are on to something good. Kirk Russell comes out of the gate with a story brimming with fresh characters and artful prose. Shell Games announces the start of what I think will be a great career.” – Michael Connelly

“Excellent…a compelling plot, fully realized characters, white-knuckle suspense, and unusual yet accessible settings. What truly sets it apart, though, is Kirk Russell’s vigorous, lovely, unadorned prose. Shell Games marks the debut of a substantial new talent in crime fiction.” – John Lescroart

Shell Games integrates spellbinding suspense into a wonderfully unpredictable plot that holds the reader hostage to the very last page.” – Ridley Pearson


Slam Dunk BasketballIf you would like to spend some time with a game on your Kindle Fire or other Android gadget you download Slam Dunk Basketball. Today you can do it for free.

Hoop It Up!

When real basketball just isn’t cool enough, it’s time to move up to Slam Dunk Basketball. This fast-paced arcade basketball game for your Android device features a unique goal system designed to reward players who score cool-looking shots. Combine these goals to fill your Fever Meter, and unleash awesome power-ups to increase your score.

Show Off Your Skillz

In Slam Dunk Basketball, your job is to score as many points as possible in 90 seconds. Increase your playing time by scoring clean shots, and combine goals to get cool power-ups.

As you play through all the levels, you can earn credits, unlock levels, upgrade your power-ups, purchase new balls, complete challenging goals, and increase your fame. Use OpenFeint to soar to the top of the leaderboards.

Do you have the trick-shot skills to dominate the competition? Shoot towards fame and glory and show the world that you’re the real Slam Dunk Champion!

  • Awesome power-ups to increase your score
  • 11 varied levels with different difficulties
  • Over 40 unlockable ball skins
  • Fun and challenging goals to complete on each level
  • Complete the goals and reach the Hall of Fame
  • Over 60 achievements to earn
  • Simple controls: aim where you want to shoot
  • Unlock levels, balls, and power-ups in the shop
  • Helpful tutorials for learning how to score all goal types
  • Check your stats, upgrades, and achievements in the locker room
  • High-resolution graphics

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