’s Free eBook for August is “The Necessary Beggar” by Susan Palwick’s ebook of the month club is giving away Susan Palwick’s The Necessary Beggar this week.

Lémabantunk, the Glorious City, is a place of peace and plenty, of festivals and flowers, bejeweled streets and glittering waterfalls.

Accused of an unforgivable crime, Darrotti and his entire family now face exile to the unknown world that lies beyond a mysterious gate.

America just a few years hence.

Unable to explain their origin, the family is rapidly remanded to an internment camp in the Nevada desert, along with thousands of other refugees. There they endeavor to make sense of this ill-fated land where strange gods are worshipped, and living things like flowers and insects are not respected.

This ebook will be available in Kindle and Epub as a free download until midnight on 16 August 2019.

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

1 Comment

  1. Steve H.13 August, 2019

    Just downloaded it.


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