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Combustible Part 1 by Karen Hobbes Combustible Part 1 by Feb. 12, 2016 5654 words Read a sample
From their first blind date, Drew and Charlotte cannot seem to get on the same page. Even though they both seem wildly attracted to each other, the first date comes to an abrupt end before they even order dinner. Will they ever get themselves coordinated enough?
The House Exhaled by Julie Fox The House Exhaled by Feb. 12, 2016 6661 words Read a sample
'The House Exhaled' is a collection of poetry by Julie G. Fox.
Цветные крыши by Vladimir Ledovsky Цветные крыши by Feb. 12, 2016 20612 words Sample 20%
Ночевать днём, пить кофе с президентом и видеть скрытый смысл даже в облаках...
Feng Shui - Styrk dit liv med feng shui by Herbert Brandt Feng Shui - Styrk dit liv med feng shui by Feb. 12, 2016 27494 words Read a sample
Grundbog i Feng Shui. Hvis du begynder at følge Feng Shui forskrifterne vil du komme til at opleve stor fremgang i alle livets forhold. Din karriere vil tage fart, dit kærlighedsliv vil blomstre, succes vil være med dig i alle livets forhold. - Lyder det ikke storartet. Prøv det og se hvad der sker!
Tomorrow's Shadow - Part III - Full Circle by Marcus Kruger Tomorrow's Shadow - Part III - Full Circle by Feb. 12, 2016 26725 words Read a sample
The ebb and flow of love is as sure as the tide. Whether rising or waning, its movement is sure and reliable. And sometimes, sometimes, it sticks around.
Mind Games for Anarchists: Spreading Rumour, Alarm & Despondency by Whorror House Publishing Mind Games for Anarchists: Spreading Rumour, Alarm & Despondency by Feb. 12, 2016 3927 words Read a sample
Hot off the press from the College of Pragmatic Anarchism! This latest book shows how the College’s Psychological Anarchists can spread alarm and despondency amongst those who persist in defecating on the less fortunate.
For All Our Dreams And Unborn Children by Barbara M Schwarz For All Our Dreams And Unborn Children by Feb. 12, 2016 724 words Read a sample
The energy that show what fills our hearts and moves us so to see a deeper part be free.
BULWARK : TREATMENT USING HUMAN VOICE by Mahdy Metwally BULWARK : TREATMENT USING HUMAN VOICE by Feb. 12, 2016 13212 words Sample 45%
BULWARK TREATMENT USING HUMAN VOICE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHES AND PRACTICAL EXPERIMENTS. This book contains the simplest and most effect method of wonderful therapy of all diseases, not only the organic, but the psychological, chronic.
Love Should Be Free by Breukelen Girl Love Should Be Free by Feb. 12, 2016 4924 words Read a sample
What if Romeo and Juliet wasn't exactly a simple tragic love story? What if Romeo had ulterior motives for wanting Juliet and she was too naive to know the implications their romance could have? A short story that presents this question.
La comtesse chapitre 2 by Helrond La comtesse chapitre 2 by Feb. 12, 2016 2231 words Read a sample
La question suivante bien qu’elle soit difficile Ace se résolut quand même à la poser. Chaque fois que La comtesse apparaissait dans une ville la mort n’était pas loin. — Combien ? — Douze…pour le moment, si on ne compte pas Donald Weiss. Tout devint subitement clair pour Ace. C’était pour cette raison que Sonia lui avait parlé de Donald Weiss.
Live of Alexander Novogorski by Михаил Live of Alexander Novogorski by Feb. 12, 2016 68109 words Sample 30%
Who has already read through quickly through it, admire with it. You will pass all emotions which are tested with the main character of history. The history will send you in provincial American 70-s' years. It the romanticism, a comedy Includes in itself such genres as the Melodrama, Love, adventures.
Be Yourself: The philosophy of 'ME' by Eros Winter Be Yourself: The philosophy of 'ME' by Feb. 11, 2016 5053 words Read a sample
"Be yourself!" It's something people love to say, and what's more, they often say it like it's a positive thing. Well, I'm not here to tell you that it's not, but it may be a little bit more dangerous than you think. Watch as morality is dismantled, simply by assuming 'yourself' is something you truly ought to be. Enjoy.
The Seeding Games 2: Act 1 by Chelsea Chaynes The Seeding Games 2: Act 1 by Feb. 11, 2016 8939 words Read a sample
It had been three years since the Great Gleon Revolution freed Gleon society from the bonds of servitude to the Reptilian King and Queen. But like all revolutions there were unintended consequences. The Great Gleon Revolution spawned the Great Gleon Civil War, and while the reptilians had long ago been vanquished from society a new dark threat emerged: self-destruction.
Ghosts of Blackwell Book 2 The Return  (Blackwell Trilogy) by S.M Bysh Ghosts of Blackwell Book 2 The Return (Blackwell Trilogy) by Feb. 11, 2016 4819 words Read a sample
The old Blackwell Station remains standing in its desolate yet bustling oasis. A new visitor in town. Will the permanent occupants of the station welcome the unwelcome stranger. And try to keep her forever...........
The Ovum Horror by Wesley McCraw The Ovum Horror by Feb. 11, 2016 4217 words Read a sample
My bedroom door doesn't have a lock. I watch the doorknob from my bed, imagining the handle’s slow turn. I hug my knees and rock in sweat-drenched anxiety. On the other side of the door is a foul mist, and in that mist waits a yellow thing, a Grimm fairytale come to life.
Chocolate Thunder by David Manoa Chocolate Thunder by Feb. 11, 2016 26502 words Read a sample
The thick smoke infused the stage, obscuring the screaming crowd around us. The woman sitting on the chair, looked up as I held my Navy hat to the side after my salute to her. My jacket open, gloves on. My chest and abdominal muscles tense. They glisten. This is a night for her to remember... My stage name is Chocolate Thunder and this is my story. Contains content suitable for mature audiences
Useful Resources And Tools You Need To Effectively Study English by Chen Lim Useful Resources And Tools You Need To Effectively Study English by Feb. 11, 2016 2172 words Read a sample
Today, we have lots of resources, tools, apps, software and other information on the internet at our disposal. So, it is quite confusing on which kind of resources, tools, apps, etc. to go for. In this book, I'll list down Useful Resources And Tools You Need To Effectively Study English.
Promising Practices in Long Term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Promising Practices in Long Term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing by Feb. 11, 2016 16682 words Sample 15%
This book reports on the findings of an international team of 26 researchers and more than 50 graduate students who went to six countries in a search for promising practices in long term residential care for the elderly. It presents concrete examples of how long term care might be organized and undertaken in more promising ways that respect the needs of residents, families, workers and managers.
Goodnight James by B. Fowler Goodnight James by Feb. 11, 2016 776 words Read a sample
A short story. A search for his father ends with a twist.
The New Guy by Jessica Hunt The New Guy by Feb. 11, 2016 5586 words Read a sample
Shelby recently broke up and her world is collapsing around her. But when her friends invite her over for a test thing become interesting. She meets a knew guy and things begin to change. Something inside over her wakes up and lusts for this beautiful stranger. Well he is a stranger at first but their shared lust opens each others doors and they become strangers no more.
Be The Church – Discipleship and Mission Made Simple by Caesar Kalinowski Be The Church – Discipleship and Mission Made Simple by Feb. 11, 2016 8202 words Read a sample
As the conversation around being “missional” has come front and center within certain church circles in recent years, it seems that many of us struggle to grasp and/or explain the basics to others. What is a missional church? How does discipleship fit into everyday life? In Be The Church, author Caesar Kalinowski explains, in the simplest of ways, key concepts of discipleship and mission.
The Lost Star Episode One by Odette C. Bell The Lost Star Episode One by Feb. 11, 2016 61454 words Read a sample
Some are born into responsibility. Some seek it out. And some turn from it. Ava is a priestess of Avixa, a powerful being with a powerful destiny to keep her people on the true and righteous path. Yet it is a destiny she does not want. To flee it, she joins the Coalition Academy. But her past cannot so easily be left behind....
Loyal Soldier by Jack Stornoway Loyal Soldier by Feb. 11, 2016 4982 words Read a sample
He saw the shapes of the mercenaries moving around near the pub's airlock, and ran ran out into the sandstorm at a right angle to the vehicle so the mercenaries wouldn't see him, and when he couldn't see them anymore curved back towards the lights. It was bus, a long range transport, the type usually used to connect smaller settlements to major hubs.
2 by Cem Kartal 2 by Feb. 11, 2016 26733 words Read a sample
İki farklı hikaye, iki farklı kahraman.
Il detective che amava le donne - DA ABIGAIL A ZOE by Guido Sperandio Il detective che amava le donne - DA ABIGAIL A ZOE by Feb. 11, 2016 2654 words Read a sample
Frank Sisti, fotografo di vocazione e investigatore per puro caso ha un filo che unisce i suoi variegati giorni: il filo dell'amore. Qui trovate soltanto la prima e ultima storia, di Abigail e di Zoe, perchè, avere la pretesa di raccontarle tutte... non basterebbe un'enciclopedia.
Universe and Beyond by K. P. Walker Universe and Beyond by Feb. 11, 2016 2221 words Read a sample
The universe is an enigma. Why is it here? Why is it so dangerous? Is there anything beyond it? How can we find out when we can't even see the edge of our universe? Many sources have proposed solutions to this interesting question. The explanation has actually been around for a long time, but it has been generally misunderstood, overlooked, suppressed and denigrated, although never disproved.
Hymnal I by Vanessa Gravenstein Hymnal I by Feb. 11, 2016 14816 words Read a sample
When magi encroaching upon the vampire stronghold of Thunder Bay, Luca cel Rau must protect the young vampires who rely on his ancient strength. But when he finds a bruised but defiant human woman outside their lair, it is more than duty driving him to protect her — and she might very well be a liability and distraction he can’t afford. Book one. Themes of domestic violence and self-harm.
Valentine Delights by RJ Scott Valentine Delights by Feb. 11, 2016 47248 words Read a sample
A collection of short stories specially for Valentine's Day.
Whoa! by Dinkleberry Whoa! by Feb. 11, 2016 8447 words Sample 20%
“Whoa!” her son says when Nathan comes early, arriving home unexpected. He stands transfixed when he sees what Mom is doing. She’s doing the unspeakable, the unthinkable, the unimaginable. Watching his mother, the unbelievable becomes believable. Nathan sees his mom and the impossible becomes possible. At the climax, he can’t take it anymore. For her son, the unreal has become Nathan’s reality.
Η τετραετία που έφερε την Ευρυζωνικότητα στην Ελλάδα (2005-2009) by Καθ. Νικήτα Αλεξανδρίδη (Prof. Nikitas Alexandridis) Η τετραετία που έφερε την Ευρυζωνικότητα στην Ελλάδα (2005-2009) by Feb. 11, 2016 140594 words Read a sample
Καταγραφή της ανάπτυξης της Ευρυζωνικότητας στην Ελλάδα στην τετραετία 2005-2009, των ανησυχιών, οραμάτων, προσπαθειών και μέτρων που επέβαλε η ΕΕΤΤ (Εθνική Επιτροπή Τηλεπικοινωνιών Ελλάδος) για το άνοιγμα της αγοράς των Ηλεκτρονικών Επικοινωνιών της χώρας στον ανταγωνισμό και του "πολέμου" που της έκανε ο ΟΤΕ που δεν επιθυμούσε να χάσει τα μονοπωλιακά του προνόμια.
Tomorrow's Shadow - Part II - Transitions by Marcus Kruger Tomorrow's Shadow - Part II - Transitions by Feb. 11, 2016 22388 words Read a sample
Life in the shadows continues but nothing remains the same forever, even for a vampire. Love continues to be lost and found, gained only to be released to resurface another time.
L'icône dans la tradition orthodoxe by Steven Bigham L'icône dans la tradition orthodoxe by Feb. 11, 2016 78282 words Sample 20%
L'auteur étudie les grands personnages de l'icône, le vocabulaire qui y est propre ; les événements historiques qui ont défini l'icône; et l'image de Dieu le Père. L'icône, son histoire, son vocabulaire, son langage pictural, sa signification et ses artistes : il s'agit finalement de la sainteté, ce brûlant feu divin qui purifie tous ceux et celles qui se laissent toucher par l'art du Dieu
The Goddess Is Dead by David Eveleigh The Goddess Is Dead by Feb. 11, 2016 907 words Read a sample
A young refugee is haunted by a ghostly figure. A short story.
Guilt:Gift of Winter Spring by Hiranya Borah Guilt:Gift of Winter Spring by Feb. 11, 2016 50283 words Read a sample
A Fictional Story of true love between Aroon Baruah and his two wives, Dorothy and Ramala; a vivid description how Aroon was seduced by Jetuki, Ramala’s own mother; Family bond of Baruah Family and finally emotional sufferings of the protagonist
Salomon (Part One) by David Xavier Salomon (Part One) by Feb. 11, 2016 30814 words Sample 50%
The legend of the true California bandit the world came to know as the fictional character of Zorro. Salomon rode the California hills as a ranchero, and then as a scout for the Mexican Army. He returned home to a land overrun with gold seekers. Brutal circumstances lead Salomon to become one of the most legendary bandits California has ever seen. An adventure of love, revenge, and redemption.
Mysterios Bood Relatives: Hard-boiled and Noir-esque by Christopher Leonidas Mysterios Bood Relatives: Hard-boiled and Noir-esque by Feb. 11, 2016 19091 words Sample 20%
This mystery/thriller plot will make your blood run cold.
The Devil's Pâtissier by David Little The Devil's Pâtissier by Feb. 11, 2016 11723 words Sample 20%
A darkly funny short story about the occult, murder and baked goods.
Zombie Outbreak Survival: The Rules by Van Allen Zombie Outbreak Survival: The Rules by Feb. 11, 2016 5843 words Read a sample
Retired USMC Captain Van Allen, a special operations trained combat officer, unloads his expert level knowledge of zombie outbreaks to help you get ready for and survive the coming zombie apocalypse. Don’t be scared. Be prepared. If you want to live, read this, learn this, and ignore most of what you see or read anywhere else. It's not too late, yet.
When the Hannibal speaks, the Lambs won't be silent: Contemplative quotes by Anthony Hopkins by Sreechinth C When the Hannibal speaks, the Lambs won't be silent: Contemplative quotes by Anthony Hopkins by Feb. 11, 2016 7548 words Sample 20%
The book showcases 233 quotations of Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, one of the greatest living actor with around 50 year long film career and many international awards in his name. Some of them are motivational and the book includes a few of his famous movie quotes too. Read through this book and discover whether the lambs are silent...
Smoke by E.J. More Smoke by Feb. 11, 2016 1873 words Read a sample
Hunched in the darkness, above the company smoke room, a lonely creature lies in wait for its next meal. Smoking kills, in more ways than the workers below can imagine. Smoke was first published as part of the short story collection Storms in Jars.
Summer Daze by Carla Caruso Summer Daze by Feb. 11, 2016 32720 words Read a sample
Summer… when hot days, steamy nights, surf, sand and sizzle make that first flush of new love feel dreamlike. Relax by the water’s edge and dive into this all new collection of summery short stories by six of Australia’s leading chick lit authors.
Strumming Energy - Life's New Memory by Barbara M Schwarz Strumming Energy - Life's New Memory by Feb. 11, 2016 1229 words Read a sample
In the shore of destiny, the rhythm's mighty sea is the singularity of each melody played out to the ounce the strength with which life flounce and say "strum your way today - all is now fair play".
Vivienne: The Lost and Found (Part 2) by S. M. Bowles Vivienne: The Lost and Found (Part 2) by Feb. 11, 2016 53821 words Sample 20%
Vivienne is an epic two-part historical fiction/romance novel with a bit of a supernatural twist. Part one takes place in the late 1800's France and part two in the early 1900's America. It is the story of a first love that spans three lifetimes of heartache and tragedy before finally coming to it's fateful conclusion.
The Portrait by Evelyn Chartres The Portrait by Feb. 10, 2016 81784 words Read a sample
The Portrait is a Gothic horror about an author who develops an unhealthy obsession for her character. As events unfold, her obsession turns on her and leads the author to question her sanity. Is this simply insanity or are there other factors in play? A mixture of contemporary and historical, the author will revisit an iconic scene using prose and art yielding new pieces to the puzzle.
Where Love Begins by donna crow Where Love Begins by Feb. 10, 2016 71654 words Read a sample
Catherine Perronet’s world is shaken when she learns Charles Wesley is engaged to another. And that’s not all that’s wrong: her brother is beaten while preaching in the open air, her favorite pupil forced to leave school because of his family’s poverty, and a prisoner receives his death sentence. The hardships of a circuit ride and the terrors of the London earthquake teach her where love begins.
Emily Was by Lauren Kutterfly Emily Was by Feb. 10, 2016 10753 words Read a sample
An university student, a boy needing a home, and a mother trying to fix her life. A sotry about courage, family, and love.
Oliver: A Wendy Miracle Short Story by Unashamed Studio Oliver: A Wendy Miracle Short Story by Feb. 10, 2016 11648 words Read a sample
Wendy Miracle, a physics student at Moroa University, discovers that her favorite orca whale, Oliver, has been found dead. Wendy doesn't believe his death is an accident, so she convinces her friends to help her unravel the mystery and hunt down the killer.
A New Baby for Christmas by Bron Whitley A New Baby for Christmas by Feb. 10, 2016 4853 words Read a sample
Christmas time in Australia is hot, and Layla is on summer vacation! It’s Christmas Down Under style! This summer is going to be an exciting one because Layla’s family are expecting a new baby for Christmas, AND Mema is coming to visit from America for the first time. Join Layla as she learns to welcome her new sister to the family, the best way to escape from an emu, and how to feed a kangaroo!
The Passion of Jazz and Other Short Stories by Nicholas Bridgman The Passion of Jazz and Other Short Stories by Feb. 10, 2016 14903 words Read a sample
This collection of short stories by Nicholas Bridgman delves into finding beauty and love in unexpected places, including when young classical musicians develop a passion for jazz and for each other, vacations to the Grand Canyon and Ireland go horribly wrong, a grandfather sends his grandson a gift from beyond the grave, and a man with schizophrenia finds himself incarcerated.
Nikki's Conquest by Nikki Morris Nikki's Conquest by Feb. 10, 2016 5798 words Read a sample
A dulling marriage and dying modeling career are suddenly the least of Fiona's problems, when she finds herself in the predatory gaze of another woman. Because that gaze is stirring something in Fiona, something she's never let herself realize before. And if she isn't careful, her deepest darkest desires will change her forever.