Vengeance ($2.99 Kindle, Kobo), the first title in The Tainted Realm series by Australian author Ian Irvine, is this month's Orbital Book Drop [Hachette]. The book is quite long (>650 pages), so you can wait a few days to pick up the second in the series, Rebellion, which was released this week.
Today's Kindle Kids Daily Deal is One Love ($1.99), by Cedella Marley and Vanessa Newton (Illustrator). It features Kindle Text Pop-Up on select devices and apps, but also works on all Kindle devices, as a basic book.
The double novella When the Blue Shift Comes ($0.99), by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro and Robert Silverberg (Phoenix Pick), is priced less than a short story from Silverberg usually goes for. He also publishes via Penguin and Valentine Pontifex: Book Three of the Majipoor Cycle can now be pre-ordered
Today's Kindle Daily Deal is seven books from legendary mystery writer Lawrence Block for $1.99 apiece. Published by Open Road, these ebooks feature an illustrated biography of Lawrence Block, including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from his personal collection, and new afterwords written by the author. Although not technically part of the Daily Deal, you'll also find another 18 of his books marked under five bucks from the same publisher.