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The Maidens and the Minotaur by Safire Deep The Maidens and the Minotaur by Safire Deep May 25, 2015 12066 words Read a sample
Leona and Daphne, two friends since childhood, have embarked on the journey of their life. They are off to attend university in a big city. They've never set foot as far from home as they are when we join them on their trek to new horizons. Leading them on their new path is Durbin, a man who once came from their same small town. Now he's a very traveled merchant and entrusted with escorting them
Beware the Well Fed Man by Chris Capps Beware the Well Fed Man by Chris Capps May 25, 2015 27450 words Read a sample
A tribe of post-apocalyptic survivors must defend their home from a terrifying city dating back from the old world, striding atop tremendous metallic legs. But in order to win this battle, the survivors of the Plexis Tribe may have to form an alliance with the most brutal scum the wasteland has to offer.
Locket Full of Secret: Preview Edition by Dana Burkey Locket Full of Secret: Preview Edition by Dana Burkey May 25, 2015 7191 words Read a sample
After almost 3 years, Olena comes rocketing back into Claire's life, changing everything for the worse. Picking up the shattered pieces, Claire is not sure who to believe. Is Olena who she says she is, or is she a killer to stay away from. Leaning on her new boyfriend Steven for support, Claire is faced with the choice on who to trust: a friend she barley knows, or a history lesson she barley reme
Handbags at Dawn (Harlem's Deck 16) by Paul Smith Handbags at Dawn (Harlem's Deck 16) by Paul Smith May 25, 2015 8783 words Read a sample
Elliot's friend Sam arranges for the Roscan's to attend Urban House's Autumn/Winter collection launch, a prime chance for Jaret and his wife Annalise to promote his mayoral campaign. But unexpected guests throw his previous loyalties into doubt as Elliot's night descends into madness. Come across this for the first time? Check out 'Harlem's Deck: First Hand', which collates the first 12 episodes.
The Cactus Killer (The Inglewood Chronicles) by Jeremy Croston The Cactus Killer (The Inglewood Chronicles) by Jeremy Croston May 25, 2015 71162 words Read a sample
A werewolf and a vampire walk into a bar...and the chase is on. With a rash of mysterious deaths and all of the victims being vampires, Elizabeth Swansea is left with no choice but to hunt the killer down. Enter one Victor Inglewood, a werewolf with a disability, he can't transform. An unlikely duo is formed with one goal, to stop this psycho before more lives are lost.
Would Like To Meet by Edgar Million Would Like To Meet by Edgar Million May 25, 2015 2877 words Read a sample
Jan likes to read the personals. They make her feel both sad and superior. Terry's not so keen. Is she falling out of love with him? But then a plan is hatched. Terry sees money and power. They are going to find a nice rich man and take him for a ride.
Zombie Squad: A Taste of Future Death by Popeye Theophilus Barrnumb Zombie Squad: A Taste of Future Death by Popeye Theophilus Barrnumb May 25, 2015 6486 words Read a sample
"Zombie Squad: A Taste of Future Death" is a FREE e-book singlet short story teaser-excerpt, the first two chapters of the first book of a Young Adult (-ish) novel series. The working title of Book 1 is "When We Used To Be Alive". (intended for teen to adult)
The Field of Stones by Frank M Sheldon The Field of Stones by Frank M Sheldon May 25, 2015 4125 words Sample 50%
A short story of 3,800 words. It begins: "I awoke from a dreamless sleep lying in the field of stones. I had no idea how I got there, but I had always been there, and there was never a time when I was not there."
Miraże Fatamorgany by Miraze Fatamorgany Miraże Fatamorgany by Miraze Fatamorgany May 25, 2015 2083 words Read a sample
„Miraże Fatamorgany” to zbiór najciekawszych i najlepszych, zdaniem głosujących, utworów poetyckich, jakie wyróżniono w 2014 roku na portalu literackim Fatamorgana.
The Winter King by Wicropress Publishers The Winter King by Wicropress Publishers May 25, 2015 4059 words Read a sample
In a land of perpetual darkness, winter, magic, and speaking animals, a party is sent to search for a fugitive. Little do they know that who they seek is the Winter King, the one upon whom they have been waiting.
Snap by Kenny Jackson Snap by Kenny Jackson May 25, 2015 6875 words Read a sample
Ben loves Cath. Ben doesn't trust he and Cath's psychiatrist. Ben's psychiatrist has got to die.
Ponga Abajo Esta Bebida by Jason Wallace Poetry Ponga Abajo Esta Bebida by Jason Wallace Poetry May 25, 2015 1085 words Read a sample
Esta noche, no creo Que podría poner mi bebida Y tiene que volver a ese Solitaria, hogar solitario Donde todo me deja solo Y no hay nadie allí para oírme decir Ese deseo con todas mis fuerzas Que todos y cada noche Se podría, al menos, en un sueño, ven a mi manera
Catfish Volumes 36-40 by Andrew Bushard Catfish Volumes 36-40 by Andrew Bushard May 25, 2015 39090 words Read a sample
This anthology contains volumes 36-40 of my zine of book, audio, and other reviews.
The Burdens by William Meikle The Burdens by William Meikle May 25, 2015 9916 words Read a sample
There are towers, there in the dark under the yellow sun. Huge towers, where all your burdens are held, just waiting for you to be ready to face them. You have a sword, and your memory. Whether that is enough is up to you.
Romans Revisited by Darryl Barton Romans Revisited by Darryl Barton May 25, 2015 20195 words Read a sample
Romans Revisited is textual outline of the letter to the church at Rome developed from Paul's use of questions and answers dealing with issues he would have faced in that day and in that church. In this respect, it sometimes differs from many commentaries and outlines on this epistle, which are colored by theological doctrines and issues of our day.
Undeclared War: Paths of Error by Sam Smith Undeclared War: Paths of Error by Sam Smith May 25, 2015 83887 words Sample 20%
This is what reviewer Deian Vincent said of Undeclared War when Paths of Error saw brief publication by Jacobyte Books. 'Set within a seaside town ... makes for bleak reading. But it showcases the interweaving of the characters and the images they have chosen for themselves perfectly. If Quadraphenia stoked your fire then you'll certainly get off on this ... Roll on books two and three.'
Davron The Universe Is Not Enough Part 3 by Gary Weston Davron The Universe Is Not Enough Part 3 by Gary Weston May 25, 2015 9886 words Read a sample
Part 3. To earn the right to a new life on the new Earth, Patrick Davron and his friends must put their lives on the line. The aliens are set to attack but the humans have little to fight their superior technology. Not everyone on Earth was convinced of Davron's sincerity. Only mortal combat would prove their worth. The fight was on!
Synergy by Georgia Payne Synergy by Georgia Payne May 25, 2015 80659 words Sample 20%
When Dee Thompson meets international star Jason Taylor in her hometown of Detroit, neither of them expected to see each other after their one night encounter. Dee's world is a far cry from Jason's luxury lifestyle, and she's not willing to let him break down the walls she's spent years building up, but Jason has always loved a challenge.
The Fat Burning Kitchen. Your 24-hour Diet Transformation to Make your Body a Fat-Burning Machine. by Beam outsourcing The Fat Burning Kitchen. Your 24-hour Diet Transformation to Make your Body a Fat-Burning Machine. by Beam outsourcing May 25, 2015 4531 words Read a sample
Here's EXACTLY what whole wheat bread, sugar, and vegetable oil does to the cells of your body (STOP eating these) These foods, commonly called “healthy” by experts, the media, and even the government, are actually silently harming the health of you and your family, as well as excess body fat, and accelerated aging. But if you’ll continue reading you’re going to discover why you should eat MORE
Triathlon: The Beginners Guide by Terry Stevennson Triathlon: The Beginners Guide by Terry Stevennson May 25, 2015 17445 words Read a sample
Are you thinking about getting into triathlon or attempting your first race? Maybe you’re curious about this whole “Triathlon” thing and want to know if its right for you? If you've ever thought about doing a triathlon, you’re in the right place.
Health by Khadeejah Zubair Health by Khadeejah Zubair May 25, 2015 412 words Read a sample
This essay on health is written to create awareness about various steps that can be taken to prevent falling prey to various rapidly spreading fatal diseases. In this rapidly developing world, people have left their health far behind. they are more concentrated on money making than considering their health.Therefore this essay provides people a few steps that can be taken to ensure a better life.
Aprender Italiano - Italiano para niños. La Vida de Albahaca - La vita di Basilico. Cuento Bilingüe en Italiano y Español. by Colin Hann Aprender Italiano - Italiano para niños. La Vida de Albahaca - La vita di Basilico. Cuento Bilingüe en Italiano y Español. by Colin Hann May 25, 2015 3982 words Read a sample
Este libro bilingüe está recomendado para niños bilingües y estudiantes de Italiano con un nivel básico - intermedio, que deseen leer un texto paralelo en Italiano y Español. El libro está dividido en tres partes. En la primera, se muestran juntas frases en Español y en Italiano. La segunda version es solamente en Italiano, y la tercera en Español.
Conversations with Wonka - Part five by Madeleine Masterson Conversations with Wonka - Part five by Madeleine Masterson May 25, 2015 3343 words Read a sample
Hurrah! It is time for more Wonka, and the way of the Life Plan; even better now that Owner has found some new bedtime reading with a finger on the pulse of the universe - between this and Jung who is still hanging round the kitchen, can Wonka’s firm advice (dinner lady? You!) hold sway? Well do read the very latest to find out, stick the kettle on, feet up and enjoy. With our love of course.x
Gentleman of War by Chris Yeoh Gentleman of War by Chris Yeoh May 25, 2015 52850 words Read a sample
1914. An alien invasion decimates London, forcing a pair of reluctant soldiers to lead a ragtag group of refugees out of the city and to safety through a country that they no longer recognise. Along the way, they encounter horrors of both a terrestrial and extra-terrestrial nature, encounters which bring about an end to everything that they've ever known.
Il Vento dell'Amore - Un approccio storico alla progressiva Rivelazione di Dio-Amore nel Primo Testamento - Saggio by Guido Pagliarino Il Vento dell'Amore - Un approccio storico alla progressiva Rivelazione di Dio-Amore nel Primo Testamento - Saggio by Guido Pagliarino May 25, 2015 39498 words Read a sample
Il saggio tratta di Dio- Amore già presente nell'Antico Testamento anche se non ancora nettamente come nel Nuovo. Il taglio è storico e considera che la nota comune fra l'Antico e il Nuovo Testamento è il governo della storia da parte di Dio e che la Parola, secondo il sentire degli scrittori veterotestamentari, si rivela progressivamente nei secoli attraverso fatti storici.
Libro de las carcomas by Palacio Rojo Libro de las carcomas by Palacio Rojo May 25, 2015 29127 words Read a sample
La única buena razón que tengo para imprimir unas páginas bajo mi firma es la de buscar trabajo. Como todos aquellos despistados que aún caminan por la calle con sus currículos bajo el brazo, yo también creo en el poder de las cuartillas frente a las palabras electrónicas. A pesar de todo, lo más seguro es que este libro sea carcoma de polilla gracias al tiempo, como tantos otros.
Les  circulaires des  Préfets  apostoliques de  Côte d’Ivoire (1895-1911) by Société des missions africaines Les circulaires des Préfets apostoliques de Côte d’Ivoire (1895-1911) by Société des missions africaines May 25, 2015 44979 words Sample 20%
C’est en 1895 que l’Église catholique commence l’évangélisation de la Côte d’Ivoire. Jusqu’en 1911, ce sont des Préfets apostoliques qui dirigent cette Église naissante. Trois Préfets vont se succéder : Mathieu Ray, Alexandre Hamard et Jules Moury. Quelles consignes donnent-ils à leurs missionnaires ? Les circulaires qu’ils leur envoient permettent de répondre à cette question.
Hello Distance by Daniel Wallock Hello Distance by Daniel Wallock May 25, 2015 1451 words Read a sample
Loving poetry written under a single lamp in a college dorm room.
The Fat Burning Kitchen. Your 24-hour Diet Transformation to Make your Body a Fat-Burning Machine. by Beam outsourcing The Fat Burning Kitchen. Your 24-hour Diet Transformation to Make your Body a Fat-Burning Machine. by Beam outsourcing May 24, 2015 4531 words Read a sample
Here's EXACTLY what whole wheat bread, sugar, and vegetable oil does to the cells of your body (STOP eating these) These foods, commonly called “healthy” by experts, the media, and even the government, are actually silently harming the health of you and your family, as well as excess body fat, and accelerated aging. But if you’ll continue reading you’re going to discover why you should eat MORE f
You're Not My Friend/You're One Dirty Bastard by Jason Wallace Poetry You're Not My Friend/You're One Dirty Bastard by Jason Wallace Poetry May 24, 2015 1039 words Read a sample
Who are you To antagonize me? You do what you do Without recognizing me. I know I see What makes you blind. I can never be What you never mind. You're not my friend! -------------------------------- You're one dirty bastard. Ya wanna show people That your lips can move farther apart, And your tongue can go faster and faster.
Habit Stacking : How To Beat Procrastination In 10+ Easy Steps by The Blokehead Habit Stacking : How To Beat Procrastination In 10+ Easy Steps by The Blokehead May 24, 2015 3488 words Read a sample
Procrastination causes a lot of problems in daily life. For example, you may find that your work is adversely impacted because you have a lack of productivity. You may not be making the effort to get in shape or stay healthy and this can result in several health problems. Furthermore, you may find that you also have a lot of financial problems because you fail to take the responsibility to plan.
Watched In The Middle (M/F/F: Watched, Threesome & Used) by Sophie Sin Watched In The Middle (M/F/F: Watched, Threesome & Used) by Sophie Sin May 24, 2015 1300 words Read a sample
I watch them. One man, one woman, in the middle of a crowd. They are naked. What is about to happen, what I desire to happen, is for the watcher's pleasure. However, today is different. Today is my turn. Terrifying, exciting, whatever you might call it: It's my turn to play.
Bless Your Heart by Whitney Bishop Bless Your Heart by Whitney Bishop May 24, 2015 5019 words Sample 20%
The host of a YouTube show invites a notable journalist to be a guest star. Drinks are poured, recipes are shared, and some very work-unsafe material is caught on film.
The Way We Were by Joseph Badame The Way We Were by Joseph Badame May 24, 2015 15136 words Read a sample
Raising children with values of responsibility, respect, compassion, and industry is a goal of most parents. Finding the right tools and examples to achieve this goal is not entirely easy today. This seemingly difficult task may be able to be accomplished by recounting and applying the lessons of relatively simple events in three summers of a young boy’s life.
The Gaurdian-Redeemer: 2015 passion play by Danielle Joy The Gaurdian-Redeemer: 2015 passion play by Danielle Joy May 24, 2015 5775 words Read a sample
This is a screenplay called the gardien reemeder:
A Good Guy With A Gun by Steven Friedman A Good Guy With A Gun by Steven Friedman May 24, 2015 24630 words Read a sample
After the Florida State Legislature passes a bill called the Good Guy with Gun Bill mandating that armed security guards be placed in every school, there is yet another school shooting by a lone student who guns down seven Black students in a classroom. The shooter is shot by the newly hired guard and hailed as a hero. On the surface, it appears to be a simple case of “Good guy shoots the bad guy
She Talks To Ghosts by Lacey Reah She Talks To Ghosts by Lacey Reah May 24, 2015 6218 words Sample 20%
Gina communicates with ghosts better than she communicates with people. One day she is drawn to a beautiful spirit who happens to be undead. But why can’t this spirit stay within the confines of its own body, like the other living humans? Why does it seem to be missing a piece? Gina is determined to understand this spirit, who turns out to be more important than she expected.
Self Esteem: The Alpha Male's 6 Laws of Self Esteem (Self Help, Personal Transformation, Confidence, Insecurity, Shyness, Anxiety Self Help, Self Esteem for Men) by Derren Nash Self Esteem: The Alpha Male's 6 Laws of Self Esteem (Self Help, Personal Transformation, Confidence, Insecurity, Shyness, Anxiety Self Help, Self Esteem for Men) by Derren Nash May 24, 2015 7761 words Read a sample
There is an epidemic going on in the lives of men today... An illness that is keeping men from reaching their full potential. An illness keeping men insecure, shy, and attached to their past. And it's beginning to affect the women and children around us for the worse... This epidemic is known as Low Self-Esteem. Download The Alpha Male's 6 Laws of Self Esteem to Find the Cure Now!
Voodoo Economics by Edward E. Rochon Voodoo Economics by Edward E. Rochon May 24, 2015 3838 words Read a sample
Classical economics viewed as voodoo economics in its basic tenets. Say's Law deemed untrue, as demand is predicate to what is deemed supply. Wisdom not labor is the critical factor in economic value. Property distribution and the invisible hand when seen as virtues is attacked. Relative and absolute wealth are the basis for sound financial macroeconomic planning.
Nihajoča trdnjava by arrget liew Nihajoča trdnjava by arrget liew May 24, 2015 97918 words Sample 10%
So far I have written two books due to a poor financial situation , I managed to print only one . The themes are love , business, crime , focusing on a positive view of others . Understanding between young and older people with their proven properties. Forgiveness persons which have affected us and get enough strength and courage to listen to them in their interpretation of the problem.
No balanço do Amor by Jay Olce No balanço do Amor by Jay Olce May 24, 2015 3827 words Read a sample
Quem nunca se apaixonou na vida? Criando novas amizades na nova cidade, Larissa tenta não se deixar pra baixo analisando o que a cidade de Pretty Vile poderia lhe trazer de melhor.
Loony Moon Magic by Matthew Norrish Loony Moon Magic by Matthew Norrish May 24, 2015 18829 words Read a sample
With the help of the magical Janitor Stone given to him by his father, Micky embarks on a quest to save The Long Forgotten Land from the evil ravages of the warlock Kakos. He is aided on his adventure by Mercury the magic carpet, Sean McBawn the leprechaun and Shelagh the Healer (a good witch), not to mention a bit of Loony Moon Magic that comes to help him out in the tightest of corners.
Just a Few Love Poems by Jason Wallace Poetry Just a Few Love Poems by Jason Wallace Poetry May 24, 2015 1015 words Read a sample
I can't go on any longer Without making amends. Are we still lovers, Or are we just friends? ------------ I apologize. I know that I've been wrong. If you could see my eyes, Would you see That our love will go on? ------------- It's all waiting for us. It's known to someone else. We might not know it ourselves, But it will all come to be. It will be me living for you... With you...
Useless by Jason Wallace Poetry Useless by Jason Wallace Poetry May 24, 2015 905 words Read a sample
I'm sorry if... I was never there. But you never understood That I don't care! You're more than a thorn In my side Or a scorn on my pride Causing pain inside. You're useless! So useless!
El Orbe de la Ira by Nic Weissman El Orbe de la Ira by Nic Weissman May 24, 2015 96601 words Read a sample
El Orbe de la Ira combina fantasía, intriga y aventura, mientras transporta al lector a un mundo donde casi nada es lo que parece. Tramas, contratramas, misterios, relaciones que comienzan, decepciones, traiciones, peligros y éxitos, se combinan en este entretenido coctel. ¿Te atreves a acompañar a Erion y sus amigos en sus aventuras?
Counting Stars (A Donnelley Brother's Novel) by Alannah Carbonneau Counting Stars (A Donnelley Brother's Novel) by Alannah Carbonneau May 24, 2015 70586 words Read a sample
Logan doesn’t know I’m broken. When he looks at me, I feel strong. I feel alive. He pushes me to learn new things, to experience new ways, and to fight. In all his bluntness he taught me to fight for what I want and what I believe in. I don’t know how it happened, but he picked up the pieces of my heart and helped me to rebuild it. In him, I’ve found acceptance in the hardest thing I had to face.
This Is Eternal Life by Victor Chikwendu This Is Eternal Life by Victor Chikwendu May 24, 2015 3827 words Read a sample
Are you interested to know what Eternal Life truly is? Jesus Christ came to earth for the very purpose of giving us Life. Take your walk with God to the next level, transform your Life, and discover how to live above death and sin Find out the true nature of Eternal Life, how to receive it, and how to appropriate it to your life. All in This is ETERNAL LIFE
Wild Girl of Chernobyl by Thomas Porter Wild Girl of Chernobyl by Thomas Porter May 24, 2015 20192 words Read a sample
Eighteen-month-old Helle was left behind when Chernobyl melted down. Raised by wolves, she was captured by LSU anthropology PhD candidate Janice Grayson, who discovers Wild Girl of Chernobyl's amazing powers, and amazing secrets.
But Always Meeting Ourselves by Leo Hunt But Always Meeting Ourselves by Leo Hunt May 24, 2015 2157 words Read a sample
"The time machine first arrived during the summer. I was outside, mowing the lawn, when it insinuated itself into the shrubbery." So begins "But Always Meeting Ourselves", a darkly comic tale by Leo Hunt about gardening, memories and the terrible consequences of being able to go back.
The Politics of Love Book Two by Dallas Scorpio The Politics of Love Book Two by Dallas Scorpio May 24, 2015 4376 words Read a sample
Will Sandra be able to call off whatever this is she has with John?