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Outlier Analytics – Learning From Those on the Fringe by Forte Consultancy Group Outlier Analytics – Learning From Those on the Fringe by Forte Consultancy Group Dec. 18, 2014 1190 words Read a sample
While most companies focus their business intelligence efforts on the masses, those few examining outliers (consumers who don’t exhibit expected behavior) are finding hidden gems of information they are using to develop new offerings…
Day of the Bomb by Steve Stroble Day of the Bomb by Steve Stroble Dec. 18, 2014 74638 words Read a sample
Some think weapons of mass destruction appeared only recently in their generation. But the first generation to face WMDs knows differently. Take a trip back to the advent of when the shadow of The Bomb fell no matter where you might hide.
Dave The Penguin by Nick Sambrook Dave The Penguin by Nick Sambrook Dec. 18, 2014 44531 words Sample 50%
A comical story of one penguin's experiences of the collective mind. From humble beginnings to ultimate knowledge, spiritual experience, and power - which were all, clearly, given to the wrong penguin. Some Penguins are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. But none of these applied to Dave.
A Sarcastic Life by Zeghada Alilo Mokadem, Sr A Sarcastic Life by Zeghada Alilo Mokadem, Sr Dec. 18, 2014 2652 words Read a sample
A story of couple whose life shakes awake when they get on a train.
Birth of a Ninja by Peter Marney Birth of a Ninja by Peter Marney Dec. 18, 2014 7548 words Read a sample
Jamie’s about to start another new school and has been told to stay out of trouble. Like that’s going to happen! It’s not as if he wants to fight but you’ve got to help out if someone’s being bullied right? Somehow this all leads to him becoming a Secret Ninja with the help of a very strange babysitter. Confused? So is Jamie. Welcome to the world of The Red Sock Ninja Clan!
The Perfect Stranger by BJ Sheppard The Perfect Stranger by BJ Sheppard Dec. 18, 2014 9697 words Read a sample
On a snowy Christmas Eve, Cal finds himself stranded in a local bar, nothing but the chatty barman and the merriment of others to keep him company. As the door to the bar opens, blown in by a gust of winter breeze, Cal finds himself locked onto the handsome man who enters. With the Christmas cheer surrounding them, Cal lets his walls down enough to give into the lure of the perfect stranger.
The Taming and Training of Julia by A. Delight The Taming and Training of Julia by A. Delight Dec. 18, 2014 5159 words Read a sample
Julia is traveling in South America when she is abducted by insect-like humanoid aliens who know exactly how to manipulate the chemistry and sensibilities of humans in order to transform them into ultimate sexual playthings. The head trainer, Xanadu takes especial care with Julia and claims her as his very own. In the process, she will learn the nature of absolute submission and extreme pleasure.
Tania Is A Spy by Kanika G Tania Is A Spy by Kanika G Dec. 18, 2014 1295 words Read a sample
Tania gets a pair of binoculars for her birthday. She plans a fun spying expedition with Tanisha. What starts out as fun has a very exciting outcome. Read on to find out.
Spirit Guides: 3 Easy Steps To Connecting And Communicating With Your Spirit Helpers by Blair Robertson Spirit Guides: 3 Easy Steps To Connecting And Communicating With Your Spirit Helpers by Blair Robertson Dec. 18, 2014 14959 words Read a sample
In Spirit Guides: 3 Easy Steps To Connecting And Communicating With Your Spirit Helpers, psychic medium Blair Robertson shows you how to live a happier and more fulfilled life with your spirit guides.
Cillefoyle Park by Hugh Vaughan Cillefoyle Park by Hugh Vaughan Dec. 17, 2014 97417 words Sample 30%
Cillefoyle Park is a historical fiction novel about a bar man torn between the possibility of politics and the violence exploding on the streets of Derry, Northern Ireland at the height of The Troubles in the mid 1970’s. . Caught in a nightmare world of secret negotiations for a ceasefire, his life spins on the edge of clandestine friendship, love, meetings and certain death at any wrong turn.
Deep Blue Publications Group LLC: How Retirement Funds Could Turn On You by Lena Busch Deep Blue Publications Group LLC: How Retirement Funds Could Turn On You by Lena Busch Dec. 17, 2014 438 words Read a sample
One of the biggest dilemmas people face today is what financial experts like to call the "variation of outcomes".
Elliott & Associates Fraud Attorney Review: Hur fastighetsskatt beraknas by Erina Moore Elliott & Associates Fraud Attorney Review: Hur fastighetsskatt beraknas by Erina Moore Dec. 17, 2014 368 words Read a sample
Om du äger ett hus eller någon del av fastigheter, finns chansen, du kommer att göra med fastighetsskatt vid ett tillfälle. Men om du är som de flesta människor, du tenderar att betala vad som ingår i skatteutgifterna inte veta att det kunde bli dyrt. För en snabbkurs om grunderna i hur fastighetsskatt beräknas, bara läsa på här eller gå till Elliott & Associates fastighetsskatt advokat recension.
Short Shorts by Dom Cadiz by Dom Cadiz Short Shorts by Dom Cadiz by Dom Cadiz Dec. 17, 2014 1940 words Read a sample
Two shorts written by author, Dom Cadiz.
Advice From a Master by Henri Bauhaus Advice From a Master by Henri Bauhaus Dec. 17, 2014 1544 words Read a sample
Told in the first person, this piece of flash fiction revolves around a young man trying to hold down a routine job. In this tale, the young worker is exposed to some very, strange distractions.
Vi racconto l'Australia by Leo Valeriano Vi racconto l'Australia by Leo Valeriano Dec. 17, 2014 36228 words Read a sample
Volete sapere qualche cosa in più sull'Australia? Volete sorriderci sopra? Leggete questo libretto. E poi, è gratis!
Sensual Slopes by Sasha Blue Sensual Slopes by Sasha Blue Dec. 17, 2014 8413 words Read a sample
Ginger Anderson's life is turned upside down when she is pulled into a mysterious global cyber security threat and her fantasies are fulfilled during a night of lust and passion. But, the mystery intensifies when the sexy Anastacia takes control of the night. This erotic novella is for adults only! It contains steamy one-on-one sex between characters.
KSHM Project Presents: Waiting by Henry Martin KSHM Project Presents: Waiting by Henry Martin Dec. 17, 2014 5585 words Read a sample
Waiting is a short story about loss, pain, and the impossibility of letting go. KSHM Project is the result of a joint collaborative effort between an award-winning Australian photographer, Karl Strand, and an American author, Henry Martin.
Exposure Book 1 by Alexis Blake Exposure Book 1 by Alexis Blake Dec. 17, 2014 9636 words Read a sample
Here is the first book of the ‘Exposure’ Series, a passionate and evocative romance by Alexis Blake.
Electric Elizabeth: A Novel by Vincent C. Martinez Electric Elizabeth: A Novel by Vincent C. Martinez Dec. 17, 2014 62514 words Read a sample
In the isolated town of Blackbridge, Pennsylvania, ghosts roam the streets, mysterious lights float through forests, and, one day, lonely Milton Conroy's beloved wife is vaporized into nothingness . . . or so he thinks. Soon, Milton begins a frantic and obsessive search for his wife only to discover truths about her, and himself, that will change his life forever.
Road Trip into Mexico by Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven Road Trip into Mexico by Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven Dec. 17, 2014 13169 words Read a sample
Photographer Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven takes a 6 week road trip into Mexico. This book includes the places he visited and resources he used to plan for the trip.
Little Red Dress by Shiloh Saddler Little Red Dress by Shiloh Saddler Dec. 17, 2014 4402 words Read a sample
Marta attends the Little Red Dress Party for a ladies night out before the craziness of the Christmas season begins. She enjoys watching the women on the dance floor more than participating, until Traci catches her eye in a flirty cocktail dress. The two of them strike up a friendship over drinks, but as the night wears on will it end or lead to something more?
Captivated Book 1 by Alexis Blake Captivated Book 1 by Alexis Blake Dec. 17, 2014 9915 words Read a sample
Here is the first book of the ‘Captivated’ Series, a passionate and evocative romance by Alexis Blake.
Elf Saga: Doomsday (Part One: Blood of the Dragon) by Joseph Robert Lewis Elf Saga: Doomsday (Part One: Blood of the Dragon) by Joseph Robert Lewis Dec. 17, 2014 36468 words Read a sample
ELF SAGA: DOOMSDAY - Part 1 of 5: As Jenavelle and her companions search for a way to stop the coming dragon apocalypse, they are trapped in a town full of giant vermin and deformed peasants, but Jena has no patience for classic fantasy dilemmas. She's seen this song and dance a dozen times, and knows exactly how to handle monsters, curses, and witches: with fire and steel.
lenore and eliot by Elizabeth Brown lenore and eliot by Elizabeth Brown Dec. 17, 2014 64541 words Read a sample
By a fateful twist, amidst the aftermath of destruction and carnage caused by a catastrophic storm, two lovers marry and begin a family. But as the storm dissipates, so, too, do the hopes and dreams of Eliot and Lenore, forced apart again in the East and West, respectively, by another storm of equal power that seizes people, calls itself Western Alliance Reconstruction aka WAR.
Son, What In God’s Name Is That Smell? by Dustin De Felice Son, What In God’s Name Is That Smell? by Dustin De Felice Dec. 17, 2014 2809 words Read a sample
A long drive, some sleet and a bad roast beef sandwich. All three combine to make Jack's morning a rough one! Read about Jack's adventure as he is racing to base before getting underway with the Sea Guard. It's one morning he would rather forget. This enjoyable short story does contain some adult language.
The Six Swans by Manelle Oliphant The Six Swans by Manelle Oliphant Dec. 17, 2014 2097 words Read a sample
A short fairy tale retelling of The Six Swans. Originally by the brother's Grimm. A girl must save her cursed brothers by sewing shirts for them out of nettles. She can't speak until the task is finished.
Swingin' Heavy by Sara Jackson Swingin' Heavy by Sara Jackson Dec. 17, 2014 5431 words Read a sample
Dr. Kaite Jesmit has worked and sacrificed her entire life to make her first tier life a reality. Now that she's on top, she might throw it all away to run away with a circus that, like Katie, is not at all what it seems.
The Kingless Warrior by Jeff Ambrose The Kingless Warrior by Jeff Ambrose Dec. 17, 2014 55436 words Read a sample
In the most powerful city on the Ackpur Ocean, Tabard Cain seeks the truth of his past and a road to his future. But he finds himself caught between the intrigues of a shadowy thieving guild, the evil powers of a dark magician, and men who seek to overthrow the royal family and send the city into chaos. Forced to choose sides, Tabard must save the city -- while unveiling the mysteries of his life.
Perfection Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Perfection Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Dec. 17, 2014 10369 words Read a sample
Here is the first book in the ‘Perfection' Series, a seriously hot and provocative romance by Lucia Jordan, written in her signature style of high passion and emotion.
The Tomb #2 by Brian Williams The Tomb #2 by Brian Williams Dec. 17, 2014 1887 words Read a sample
The Battle Of Not Suppose To’s Part One: Part one of a series that has ties to the place of angels.
Josiah's Command: A Montana Lodge Bears Prequel by Vivian Wood Josiah's Command: A Montana Lodge Bears Prequel by Vivian Wood Dec. 17, 2014 11857 words Read a sample
Josiah Beran is fed up with his big, rowdy sons. All six men are big, built, and virile, but none of them has ever so much as considered settling down with a mate. Will these six swaggering bad boys choose to reform their skirt-chasing ways, or will they face the possibility of losing their inheritance, names, and native land?
To Kill a Priest - The Priors, Episode 4 by Weston Kincade To Kill a Priest - The Priors, Episode 4 by Weston Kincade Dec. 17, 2014 17008 words Read a sample
Chapters 17-22 The universe is much larger than people think—with worlds spanning into infinity and human kind evolving into everything from vampires to the unknown. Are you one of these unlucky few? Jedd isn’t certain he can trust this Cajun gambler, but something about him is like looking into a mirror, except with less swelling. Has fate joined them? Will this delay be Madelin’s downfall?
Christmas in Culm: Three Stories by Vincent C. Martinez Christmas in Culm: Three Stories by Vincent C. Martinez Dec. 17, 2014 36603 words Read a sample
Three supernatural tales of three people bound by sadness and hope in Pennsylvania's dark coal mining country. A young girl and her mother attempt to escape her abusive father, a lonely mailman receives a letter from his long-dead parents, and a retired woman finds a mysterious locomotive waiting for her in her backyard. Three tales showing that even in darkness, light can shine.
The Boogeyman Comes by Sarah J Tigan The Boogeyman Comes by Sarah J Tigan Dec. 17, 2014 4826 words Read a sample
Evil is old and powerful, can a young woman defeat it with the help just just one old man and her own smarts?
Savior by K.M. Liss Savior by K.M. Liss Dec. 17, 2014 4375 words Read a sample
When Casper runs a deer down on a lonely country road he is shocked at what he discovers. For it is not a deer at all, but a beautiful young woman. And not only that, she is naked, and it appears she is being pursued. What is he to do...? He has to make a quick decision. A mystery...a light erotic tale with lots of questions hanging in the air to tease and tantalise. 3400 words of sexy intrigue.
To Kill a Priest - The Priors, Episode 3 by Weston Kincade To Kill a Priest - The Priors, Episode 3 by Weston Kincade Dec. 17, 2014 12407 words Read a sample
Chapters 11-16 The universe is much larger than people think—with worlds spanning into infinity and human kind evolving into everything from vampires to the unknown. Are you one of these unlucky few? Can Madelin trust Daniel, the adept military man she came across who seems unkillable? Does she have a choice? She needs to find her godfather, Jedd, but they are worlds apart.
The Shattered Dream; Love Story and Passage to America by Jagdish Patel The Shattered Dream; Love Story and Passage to America by Jagdish Patel Dec. 17, 2014 29118 words Sample 20%
The Shattered Dream is a memoir of a young man in love during his passage to America. It's a rainbow of emotions; joy, ecstasy, apprehension, anger, and disappointment. A primer of an immigrant coming to America as a graduate student and taking root in his newly adopted land.
An Almost Perfect Christmas by Jenna Jaxon An Almost Perfect Christmas by Jenna Jaxon Dec. 17, 2014 4547 words Read a sample
As Pam Kimball and her computer geek boyfriend, Roger Ware, prepare to celebrate their first Christmas together, Pam is having doubts about their relationship. Roger has been neglecting her in favor of his new software business. When he announces plans to be away for New Years, she fears the worst. Does the man she loves really care for her, or might a break-up be her present this Christmas Eve?
This, I Believe by Matt Sorensen This, I Believe by Matt Sorensen Dec. 17, 2014 14282 words Read a sample
"This, I Believe" is the culmination of the author's struggle to come to the grips with the nature of God, and to reconcile the differences between Creationists and Evolutionists over the origin of life. The Holy Bible is meant to answer the age-old questions of who we are and why we are here. In the author's opinion It tells the "why" of existance and leaves scientists to explain the "how".
To Kill a Priest - The Priors, Episode 2 by Weston Kincade To Kill a Priest - The Priors, Episode 2 by Weston Kincade Dec. 17, 2014 8010 words Read a sample
Chapters 6 – 10 The universe is much larger than people think—with worlds spanning into infinity and human kind evolving into everything from vampires to the unknown. Are you one of these unlucky few? As Madelin strives to overcome her induced amnesia, she must elude PASTOR agents, find her godfather, and reveal who she can trust. Maybe she can discover her potential and why they are after her.
A Woman of Substance - Understands Her Natural Sin Nature by Lilliet Garrison A Woman of Substance - Understands Her Natural Sin Nature by Lilliet Garrison Dec. 17, 2014 15574 words Read a sample
Christians are in a heated battle with the forces of evil. Satan keeps multitudes defeated through lack of self-control and carnal appetities. Learn how to overcome sin so you end up victorious and secure in your eternal destination.
Kahira's Destiny by lbaddgor Kahira's Destiny by lbaddgor Dec. 17, 2014 31383 words Read a sample
This is the story of Kahira, a young girl with an ancient and proud lineage. She meets strange new friends who stay with her, moving with her toward her destiny. They battle different species of deadly warriors and creatures just to survive. Her new power is frightening! Will she learn to control it and use it to help her fulfill her destiny?
skiftet, afhandling om hvid magi. by Jan Ulrich Benthin skiftet, afhandling om hvid magi. by Jan Ulrich Benthin Dec. 17, 2014 15272 words Sample 20%
At tilgive sig selv og give slip på den programmering der forhøjer sig selv. Den Dybe hjernevaske, årsagen til vi er ude af os selv. Man finder aldrig sig selv, ved at løbe efter øjeblikkes lykke, altid på søg efter det næste kik og de hurtige penge der lover lykken.Vi lever med vores beslutninger og de forkerte valg, det er en del af os og det udgør dybden og muligheden for at kunne give slip.
Analyzing Your Soil Preparing for a Plentiful Harvest by Lolita McClain Analyzing Your Soil Preparing for a Plentiful Harvest by Lolita McClain Dec. 17, 2014 26428 words Read a sample
McClain, who was motivated to write Analyzing Your Soil after spending years of struggling with chronic illnesses of both herself and some of her family members and the failure of diagnoses and inadequate treatment. McClain speaks of trials of chronic illnesses and how supplementing with alternative healing really made a positive difference in the quality of life in those who supplemented.
Miracles Retold by Holly Ambrose Miracles Retold by Holly Ambrose Dec. 17, 2014 14410 words Read a sample
When a little boy goes missing before Christmas, a family rethinks what miracles really mean.
Elysium by Mr. Morpheus Elysium by Mr. Morpheus Dec. 17, 2014 9662 words Read a sample
Elysium - это место беспечных дней. Оно есть в тебе и во мне. В каждом из нас. Во время ненастий, различных перипетий, мы уходим в это благодатное место, забыв про житейские проблемы, наслаждаясь свободой. В Elysium мы не пускаем никого, даже самых близких и любимых. Ведь оно было создано нами для нас самих же, где мы могли бы понять свой Путь, найти своѐ истинное «Я».
Travel Delhi: Places to Visit in Delhi by Shalu Sharma Travel Delhi: Places to Visit in Delhi by Shalu Sharma Dec. 17, 2014 5127 words Read a sample
Are you travelling to Delhi but don’t know what to do or places to visit? Are you afraid that you will not get the most of your travels to Delhi? This book will guide you to the top places to visit in Delhi. Delhi is a big place and the last thing you want to do is waste your time going from one place to another aimlessly. So why not get this book and check out the top places to explore.
Hot and Cold by S LaRue Hot and Cold by S LaRue Dec. 17, 2014 1476 words Read a sample
After a long workday, Nellie's man gives her a much needed break. In the snow, up against a wall, Nellie takes a pounding. Her moans and cries are all that can be heard above the harsh winter winds.
Mudsills & Mooncussers by Iris Chacon Mudsills & Mooncussers by Iris Chacon Dec. 17, 2014 36819 words Read a sample
Civil War breaks out, and Yankee soldiers sneak into the only fortress on tiny Key West - much to the chagrin of America’s “southernmost” citizens. Aaron Mathews, a Union spy, is sent to eliminate a Rebel saboteur operating on the island. Amidst exotic locales and unforeseen dangers, Aaron learns to his horror that the enemy spy may be the woman with whom he has fallen in love.
Zajček Zoran by Herai Varda Zajček Zoran by Herai Varda Dec. 17, 2014 379 words Read a sample
Zajček Zoran je bil prav poseben zajec. Imel je čudovit bel kožušček, dolga ušesa, ostre bele zobe in dolg, košat rep. Prav ste slišali; dolg rep.