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Checkmate by Brian Cain Checkmate by Brian Cain Sep. 23, 2014 17486 words Read a sample
Roselyn Victoria Fleming was born of wealth and influence, an illegitimate child of aristocratic power, she was sure a chance encounter with vigilante John Stanton was not coincidental but the coming of destiny. The insatiable flower from the Garden of Eden is cast amongst the noxious weeds of dominion, industrial, and political power, not as a puppet, but as peerage.
The Ebola Nightmare by Alexander Ezike The Ebola Nightmare by Alexander Ezike Sep. 23, 2014 644 words Read a sample
A political essay about the deadly virus known as Ebola.
Preppers Pocket App Ebook - Survival Guide by PrepperApp2014 Preppers Pocket App Ebook - Survival Guide by PrepperApp2014 Sep. 23, 2014 97384 words Read a sample
The Preppers Pocket Ebook was created to provide time-tested self reliance skills and information that previous generations knew and relied on to live. Our generation has an increasing need to learn these skills, live more healthy, save money at the grocery store, and live in harmony with all that nature provides. Learn about fishing, survival tips, gardening, fire starting, shelter building ....
Journey to the Promised Land by richard hecker Journey to the Promised Land by richard hecker Sep. 23, 2014 10906 words Read a sample
Journey to the Promised Land takes the reader each day into the secret place with their loving creator. Written from the perspective of the wonderful counselor himself speaking, these messages capture the heart of a loving Heavenly Father towards his children. As you read and meditate on the written thoughts they will help you walk your own trail with God, experiencing Him at your side.
The Steady Decline of Nice People by Thomas Davidson The Steady Decline of Nice People by Thomas Davidson Sep. 23, 2014 10692 words Read a sample
Ever notice.....the steady decline of nice people? Are you bumping into w-a-y more nasty people these days? You're not hallucinating. Half the planet is in a snit. This short story reveals the root of widespread rude behavior. Be warned. You are about to meet Ellsworth Bazarsky, the world's worst person, the dark architect of our crummy apocalypse. You may lose bladder control.
A Starstruck Kiss by Lauren Blakely A Starstruck Kiss by Lauren Blakely Sep. 23, 2014 36157 words Read a sample
Celebrity photographer Jess Leighton is pitted against her rival William Harrigan in a high-stakes Hollywood chase. She can't trust him, but she can't resist him either. Can they work together and will their intense attraction get in the way? Book 1 in the new adult series Wrapped Up in Love...
A Light in the Mist by AM Cullens A Light in the Mist by AM Cullens Sep. 23, 2014 1370 words Read a sample
What happens after we die?
Agharta by Andrew007 Agharta by Andrew007 Sep. 23, 2014 77931 words Read a sample
Just before the NJO, Jaina becomes Mara's Jedi apprentice. They are called upon to investigate a group of notorious pirates who say they are now peaceful and want to join the New Republic. What they find instead is an ancient myth that is revealed by something beyond the Force. That something is in danger of taking away Jaina's sanity.
Small Business IT Basic Security Guide by John Coleman Small Business IT Basic Security Guide by John Coleman Sep. 23, 2014 2682 words Read a sample
A concise, easy-to-understand guide to help any small business address the most common security risks to their business, their data, and their customers.
Deathless - Part 1 by Sebastian Moon Deathless - Part 1 by Sebastian Moon Sep. 23, 2014 7298 words Read a sample
After being murdered in his own home, Alex is confronted with a myriad of new problems. The least of which is the fact that he now needs to eat people's souls to survive. Dealing with a constant hunger and desire for more power, Alex is trying to do the best he can with his new found abilities. He is trying to take down criminals.
Jah Children by Cooper Molumby Jah Children by Cooper Molumby Sep. 23, 2014 114 words Read a sample
Jah loves you unconditionally
Handbook of World Religions Part One by Mark Stevens Handbook of World Religions Part One by Mark Stevens Sep. 23, 2014 4765 words Read a sample
A brief handbook outlining the popular religions and cults in the world.
Smoking Gun (Harlem's Deck 5) by Paul Smith Smoking Gun (Harlem's Deck 5) by Paul Smith Sep. 23, 2014 8370 words Read a sample
Ho friend! Is your life lacking in daemonic conspiracy? Craving some surly detective action? Then look no further! Smoking Gun is the fifth episode of Harlem's Deck, your fortnightly dose of paranormal strangeness. Yours for free to help chase away those autumn blues. (Unwrap if you're a fan of Supernatural, Scooby Doo or The Big Bang Theory. Soap addicts should step away from the box.)
Coffee, and a Dance by E.S. Dallaire Coffee, and a Dance by E.S. Dallaire Sep. 23, 2014 8293 words Sample 100%
James is a dancer struggling to determine the nature of his artistic aspirations.
The Apartment and the Machine by E.S. Dallaire The Apartment and the Machine by E.S. Dallaire Sep. 23, 2014 1463 words Sample 100%
A metaphor to represent the idea that every individual is of primary importance in our species' quest for understanding the world around us, given the constraints of our tendency toward subjective perception. It's along the same lines as Plato's Cave, except with a more optimistic conclusion, for those of us not destined to be genius philosopher kings.
Biblical Financial Prosperity (Text Messages From Jesus Book 51) by Buddy Valentine Biblical Financial Prosperity (Text Messages From Jesus Book 51) by Buddy Valentine Sep. 23, 2014 123 words Read a sample
Scared Little Flock stops conning God into giving him wealth when he learns it is His good pleasure to give His entire Kingdom! In Book 51, through text messages, Jesus shows those lacking how to obtain the scripture promise of His gift of monetary wealth for both our needs and our wants!
Someone to show the way by Jabulani Someone to show the way by Jabulani Sep. 23, 2014 67060 words Sample 20%
Who would know his skill for the magical arts until he tries them, or the skill and balance of a sword until he picks it up and weighs it in the hand? There are stories, tales, prophecies and legends in every nation, but not all these are true... Some will come to pass, some already have, and some are yet to be...
Kimmy Schizophrenic by Kim Jensen Kimmy Schizophrenic by Kim Jensen Sep. 23, 2014 7327 words Read a sample
Celebrity voices, voices from the U.S. government, electronic spirit voices, and even alien voices. In this book the author talks to the voices in her head about her experiences as a schizophrenic and why she believes the telepathy is real.
Once by Staci Hart Once by Staci Hart Sep. 23, 2014 2837 words Read a sample
** 2500 word Halloween short ** I was beautiful once. He loved me once. But our love slowly died, fading like old wallpaper, curling and peeling away from the wall, begging to be ripped and shredded, to be wiped clean. "Pull-you-close-and-throw-you-off-a-cliff good." ~ J.M. Miller
Austin's Mate by Luna Chains Austin's Mate by Luna Chains Sep. 23, 2014 13207 words Sample 20%
AUSTIN CRANE, wolf shifter I wasn’t expecting her… When I left for Vertigo, Colorado, on another routine, demon killing mission, I thought it was going to be easily done, with time to spare for sightseeing and touristy stuff. But it turned out to be the most important trip I’ve ever made, because I got to meet her… CAMELIA de FONSECA, human psychic
Aptavani 8 - Gnani Purush Dadashri by Shuddha Anami Aptavani 8 - Gnani Purush Dadashri by Shuddha Anami Sep. 23, 2014 119524 words Read a sample
Countless seekers have questions about the Soul and the universe. Many spiritual masters of the East and the West, speak about the Soul, and its attainment. They show many paths and ways of attaining this goal, the Self. However, the search continues. Gnani Purush Dadashri in this Aptavani 8, explores all this, and shows the precise way of attaining freedom from all pain and suffering in life.
Crystal and the Damned  Possession by Audrey Burggraf Crystal and the Damned Possession by Audrey Burggraf Sep. 23, 2014 58164 words Sample 100%
Romantic, supernatural, and erotic, Crystal and the Damned will have readers holding their breath until the very last page.
Pokolenie bez granic by Pawel Jackowski Pokolenie bez granic by Pawel Jackowski Sep. 23, 2014 33911 words Read a sample
Książka, która odmieni Twoje spojrzenie na życie Polaków za granicą! Przeczytaj inspirujące, nieznane historie z życia młodej polskiej emigracji. Dlaczego warto wyjeżdżać z kraju? Dlaczego warto wracać do Polski? Dowiesz się więcej z historii przedstawicieli Pokolenia bez granic.
Bathing in Paradise Creek by Bill Crumpler Bathing in Paradise Creek by Bill Crumpler Sep. 23, 2014 1919 words Read a sample
As Eve bathed naked in the creek near her remote cabin in the mountains of western Arkansas, she was startled by Adam—a tall man with a big rifle aimed right at her. And, yes, there was also a serpent in her little Paradise. (Author’s Note: This story is based on my story “Paradise Creek.”)
A Mothers Loss by Annie Mitchell A Mothers Loss by Annie Mitchell Sep. 23, 2014 2820 words Sample 20%
Take My Hand And Allow Me To Lead You The Way Towards Comfort and Recovery
Broken (The Siren Series #1) by L.A.Griffiths Broken (The Siren Series #1) by L.A.Griffiths Sep. 23, 2014 42516 words Read a sample
Sixteen year old Ellie is a special girl with a unique gift. With just one touch Ellie can turn the most kind and gentle soul into a crazed sexual animal. She tries to be a normal girl but deep down she knows that that will never happen. But when Ellie has demonic dreams of faceless creatures every night she is scared of what is dream and what is reality.
Counsels 2 by Crosswell Goko Counsels 2 by Crosswell Goko Sep. 23, 2014 7196 words Read a sample
Bread of Heaven
Verdammt. Verliebt. by Simona Dobrescu Verdammt. Verliebt. by Simona Dobrescu Sep. 23, 2014 286004 words Sample 20%
Bad Boy und Unschuldsengel kollidieren in dieser epischen Geschichte um Gut und Böse, Verträge und Prüfungen, Hass und Liebe. Sie verliebt sich in ihn, weil sie auserwählt wurde. Nie eine Wahl hatte. Er hasst sie weil sie die Kontrolle übernehmen kann. Über ihn. Seine Zukunft. Sein Herz. Zusammen sind sie eine Einheit. Aber bis dahin ist ein weiter, harter Weg.
Verdammt. Verliebt. by Simona Dobrescu Verdammt. Verliebt. by Simona Dobrescu Sep. 23, 2014 286004 words Sample 20%
Ein Wimpernschlag und mein ganzes Leben stand Kopf. Erneut. Vom ersten Moment an wusste ich, er war der attraktivste Junge, den ich je gesehen hatte. Der Arroganteste. Der Beliebteste. Der Wildeste. Der Einzige, den ich wollte. Der Mensch, der mir die grausamsten Schmerzen bereitete. Höllenhunde. Apokalyptische Reiter. Verfolgung, Verzweiflung, Wahn, Verzweiflung. Unendliche Qualen. Er war der
A new approach to Mental Health by Hugh Macnab A new approach to Mental Health by Hugh Macnab Sep. 23, 2014 26363 words Read a sample
If you don't know what is causing your Mental Health condition, how are you going to fix it?
Dirty Desires: Volume 1 - Four Filthy Stories by JT Holland Dirty Desires: Volume 1 - Four Filthy Stories by JT Holland Sep. 23, 2014 18744 words Read a sample
From bestselling erotica author JT Holland comes four dirty stories gathered together for the first time! Includes: My Filthy Girlfriend, The Cougar in 26B, Hammered From Behind, Anal Whore. Adults only! 18+!
Feeling Your Way to Happiness by George Birdsall Feeling Your Way to Happiness by George Birdsall Sep. 22, 2014 6449 words Read a sample
How do we know when we are happy, and how do we create more happy moments in our life? There are so many theories on happiness from finding joy in attending a religious service, being in love, laughing, doing something you really enjoy or many other daily experiences, however how many of these have a long lasting impact on our level of happiness and how many are just instantaneous happy moments?
The Word of Their Testimony by John D. Bain The Word of Their Testimony by John D. Bain Sep. 22, 2014 12754 words Read a sample
An inspirational and instructional guide to help evangelical Christians prepare and present the story of their religious salvation experience.
One Last Nightmare by V. E. Bystry One Last Nightmare by V. E. Bystry Sep. 22, 2014 4701 words Read a sample
Plagued with frequent and horribly vivid nightmares since his wife's death, James lives throughout the day in a paranoid frenzy. He hears and sees things he shouldn't, and he can feel Jessica's presence around him all the time. It's not a good feeling. Just how did Jessica die? He'll have to shake away the fear and depression to uncover the truth within him in order to have his one last nightmare.
Lost Hearts by James Tyler Lost Hearts by James Tyler Sep. 22, 2014 2030 words Read a sample
Unrequited love or not? Nobody really knows, and time just ran out.
The Crossover Alliance Anthology - Volume 1 by The Crossover Alliance The Crossover Alliance Anthology - Volume 1 by The Crossover Alliance Sep. 22, 2014 53266 words Read a sample
By traversing beyond the boundaries of Christian and secular fiction, this phenomenal collection of edgy Christian speculative pieces will transport you to the furthest reaches of space, the chilling snow-drenched plains of fantasy, and the deepest, darkest corridors of the human heart.
Dead Echo by C.G. Banks Dead Echo by C.G. Banks Sep. 22, 2014 154112 words Read a sample
A young widow alone in a new house. An entire neighborhood cursed. A devil's disciple come to set an ancient plan into motion. And a final question: How far will a mother go to save the soul of her child?
The Infinite Dream by Mark Conley The Infinite Dream by Mark Conley Sep. 22, 2014 862 words Read a sample
This poem is about dreams and the joy and sadness that they bring. This poem to put it simply, is about how one dream can change your life forever.
Questioning Our Animal Friends: Mouse, Lion, Fox and Spider by Nancie Louise Questioning Our Animal Friends: Mouse, Lion, Fox and Spider by Nancie Louise Sep. 22, 2014 255 words Read a sample
Our animal friends do fun, amazing, and silly things. These poems ask why our animal friends do such things. As you read each small poem, imagine what their answer would or think of new questions of your own.
Oh! by Edmund Grimketel Oh! by Edmund Grimketel Sep. 22, 2014 2446 words Read a sample
A small selection of regular and experimental poetry from the past ten years.
Dos gatos y el misterio del Mercado de la Cebada by C.R. Martínez Dos gatos y el misterio del Mercado de la Cebada by C.R. Martínez Sep. 22, 2014 59074 words Sample 60%
La acción arranca en una pollería en Madrid donde Consuelo descubre una cara misteriosa en el suelo de su tienda. Con su humor negro y agudo ingenio intenta desvelar el fenómeno y se adentra en uno de los misterios sin resolver más extraordinarios de la historia española contemporánea. ¿Pero realmente debe descubrir el secreto? ¿Está llevándola su búsqueda hacia una dirección peligrosa?
The Circle by Melissa Field The Circle by Melissa Field Sep. 22, 2014 1395 words Read a sample
While traveling in Mongolia I was exploring not only another country and culture, but who I was. I didn't understand how I could feel so insecure and unworthy while traveling, which was such an open and free experience. I had a moment of realization while there that changed my life forever. Many years later, I realized that moment was only the beginning of a deeper awareness unfolding about myself
Oil of the Convent by River King Oil of the Convent by River King Sep. 22, 2014 912 words Read a sample
A monologue about 9 minutes long for one female performer about a robot who until just recently thought she was human. In order to maintain the secret she had to murder a friend who found out, and is now wondering about her place in what's left of humanity after the robopocalypse.
Sharing Your Faith: Good News for Everyone by Grace Communion International Sharing Your Faith: Good News for Everyone by Grace Communion International Sep. 22, 2014 13444 words Read a sample
In this series of articles, we show how a Christian might share the faith with other people - with those who do not go to church, and with those who do - using friendship, compassion, and helpfulness. One article addresses the new age, another the perspective of postmodernism and relativism.
Journey Through the Planets by Mike Wallick Journey Through the Planets by Mike Wallick Sep. 22, 2014 4076 words Read a sample
Journey Through the Planets is a hilariously funny one act play suitable for children to perform. The plot follows a crew aboard a star cruiser shuttling a vacationing collection of comical passengers on a trek through the solar system. There is no fee for downloading or performing. You'll love this one.
High Stakes by Mark Hockley High Stakes by Mark Hockley Sep. 22, 2014 2100 words Read a sample
Two men play a deadly game of poker. A SHORT HORROR STORY for fans of the macabre and poker!
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing by sgcarney The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing by sgcarney Sep. 22, 2014 21534 words Read a sample
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing offers a fresh perspective on the old dream of what it means to write for a living. Author and journalist Scott Carney shows how writers don’t need to constantly teeter on the brink of bankruptcy if they want to pursue their art.
Betula Pendula: First Cycle - Spring by Sarah Kassem Betula Pendula: First Cycle - Spring by Sarah Kassem Sep. 22, 2014 64700 words Read a sample
Viktor leads the life of a normal child, then, on the occasion of his eighth birthday, Viktor is visited by Cristobal, a hummingbird, and Edison, a lizard, duel visits that signal a brutal time of change in his life. As Viktor is unwittingly drawn into a cold war between the league of birds and their enemy, the reptiles, blood begins to spill and nothing will ever be the same again.
Cóctel de Microhistorias terrenales by Moisés Morán Vega Cóctel de Microhistorias terrenales by Moisés Morán Vega Sep. 22, 2014 14593 words Read a sample
Moisés Morán Vega nos trae un conjunto de microrrelatos y relatos que ha escrito desde el año 2007 en su página www.elpatiodeloscangrejos.com.
The Bestiality Twins - Part 1: The Puppy (Bestiality) by Barbie Lez The Bestiality Twins - Part 1: The Puppy (Bestiality) by Barbie Lez Sep. 22, 2014 6884 words Read a sample
Barbie and Barby Lez had just turned 18, yet they were both still virgins. But all of that was about to change. Putting a new twist on their customary game of birthday truth or dare, they were soon forced to uncover deep-seeded feelings of perverse attraction. It started with the family puppy, but where would it end? With a full-grown dog? With a pony? With a stallion? With incest?