Posted on 04/17/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon’s Read The World promotion kicked off yesterday, with nine free ebooks for you to enjoy.

These international works translated into English are free until the end of the day April 24.

Here are the selections ...

The Girl in the Tree, written by Şebnem İşigüzel and translated by Mark David Wyers.

A girl comes of age amid violent unrest in Turkey and finds an unexpected way to escape in this award-winning and powerful new release.

Hard Rain, written by Irma Venter and translated by Elsa Silke.

Chaos, murder, and a hint of sizzling romance descend on East Africa in this electrifying page-turner and new release.

The Man Who Played With Fire, written by Jan Stocklassa and translated by Tara F. Chace.

The author of the Millennium novels laid out the clues. Now a journalist is following them to solve one of Sweden's greatest unsolved crimes.

Life, written by Lu Yao and translated by Chloe Estep.

From the winner of the Mao Dun Literature Prize, this essential masterwork follows a young man whose life is upended as he trades rural life for the big city.

Your Perfect Year, written by Charlotte Lucas and translated by Alison Layland.

In this heart-warming story about second chances, a man consumed by a meaningless life tracks down the owner of a lost daily planner and steps into a whole new life.

The First Mrs. Rothschild, written by Sara Aharoni and translated by Yardenne Greenspan.

In this award-winning historical saga, young lovers in a German-Jewish ghetto rise to become the foremost financial dynasty in the world.

The Price of Paradise, written by Susana López Rubio and translated by Achy Obejas.

Two lovers find each other in 1950s Cuba and embark on a forbidden love affair that spans half a century and survives murder, betrayal, and revolution.

Along The Tapajós, written by Fernando Vilela and translated by Daniel Hahn.

In one of the first books published by Amazon Crossing Kids, two siblings travel along the Tapajós River of Brazil on a quest to rescue their pet tortoise.

Out Of The Silence, written by Eduardo Strauch and translated by Jennie Erikson.

The extraordinary story of the rugby team who crashed in the Andes mountains in 1972. One of the survivors breaks his silence in this riveting memoir.

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