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Unlaced by Kristina Cook Unlaced by Kristina Cook Aug. 28, 2014 87225 words Read a sample
From nationally bestselling author Kristina Cook comes an award-winning historical romance set in Regency England--first time in digital!
A Ditty Bag of Navy Poems by Thomas M. McDade A Ditty Bag of Navy Poems by Thomas M. McDade Aug. 28, 2014 5659 words Sample 20%
Thirty-five poems concerning my U.S. Navy days.
American Theodicy: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon American Theodicy: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon Aug. 28, 2014 1841 words Read a sample
Theodicy is justification of evil in the world reconciled to divine power. The essay takes issue with common assumptions and offers a true reconciliation of God's power with freedom of conscience and desire.
Death Turns A Trick by Julie Smith Death Turns A Trick by Julie Smith Aug. 28, 2014 55265 words Read a sample
Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse?
Heart of Ice by Barbara Pietron Heart of Ice by Barbara Pietron Aug. 28, 2014 44281 words Sample 20%
When sixteen-year-old Ice is visited by an evil spirit, his medicine man training warns him that things aren't right in his quiet Northern Minnesota town. This book is a full-length prequel to the award-winning Thunderstone by Barbara Pietron.
Honeymoon Affair by Erica Reed Honeymoon Affair by Erica Reed Aug. 28, 2014 3871 words Read a sample
On an island filled with lovers and wealthy couples, Andrew catches the eye of a beautiful woman looking for something more...
Deadline by Judy McDonough Deadline by Judy McDonough Aug. 28, 2014 123321 words Read a sample
Caroline heads to the bayou to meet her estranged father and gets much more than she bargained for. The ghost of her long-dead grandmother is using her to get to the bottom of a century-old mystery hidden in a lost journal. Her jealous fiancé, freak accidents, and a hot, helpful Cajun complicate things.
These Are The Voyages: How Star Trek Inspired Me To Create by Josh Hilden These Are The Voyages: How Star Trek Inspired Me To Create by Josh Hilden Aug. 28, 2014 7763 words Sample 20%
This short piece of non fiction is important to me. As a writer I have been influenced by many things, none of which more than Star Trek.
Ortigia, 219-218 a.C. - serie Ortigia, 219-218 a.C. - serie "Il Matematico che sfidò Roma" ep. #6 di 8 by Quelli di ZEd Aug. 28, 2014 8035 words Read a sample
Episodio #6 di 8 Narrando della sfida che oppose Roma a Cartagine, la Storia tende a trascurare il ruolo di una terza città, prospera almeno quanto l’Urbe, forse persino superiore per retaggio e cultura. Si tratta di Siracusa, perla della Magna Grecia, faro di civiltà e potenza militare che si ritrovò – purtroppo per lei – alleata di Annibale nel momento sbagliato. Una scelta che Roma non perdonò
Es war einmal auf einer Wolke by K. L. Schaefer Es war einmal auf einer Wolke by K. L. Schaefer Aug. 28, 2014 7721 words Read a sample
High in the atmosphere of a gas giant planet, strange creatures live out their lives in the sky. An alien perspective on youth, old age, life, the universe, and everything. Hoch oben in der Atmosphäre eines Gasgiganten führen seltsame Kreaturen Ihr Dasein in den Lüften. Eine fremdartige Perspektive auf die Jugend, das Alter, Leben, das Universum und Alles.
Devil Played the Blues by Duncan Ralston Devil Played the Blues by Duncan Ralston Aug. 28, 2014 2822 words Sample 20%
In Mississippi, 1948, a man emerges from the morning mist to teach a young boy guitar, promising fame and fortune. But the real lesson is that nothing comes without a price... and the boy will learn it. Even if it takes an eternity.
The Quartet, Gracie by Ipam The Quartet, Gracie by Ipam Aug. 28, 2014 29805 words Sample 30%
Austin has escaped from Miami, seeking peace of mind and then finding love of heart. The Quartet knows his whereabouts, but still worry about Berrington. Except, Austin is doing fine and dandy with a new fiery flame as usual.
Naked Belfast Pocket City Guide by Michael Phillips Naked Belfast Pocket City Guide by Michael Phillips Aug. 28, 2014 24694 words Read a sample
A mini guide to Belfast exploring sights and places not normally visited. This serves as an important witness to local history seen through both the good and bad events.
Gemma Jane, Gets Caned by Rodney C. Johnson Gemma Jane, Gets Caned by Rodney C. Johnson Aug. 28, 2014 1665 words Read a sample
Gemma Jane Mawby went to Sunday brunch with her family, but couldn't keep from being rude, thus she earns a sound thrashing upon returning home.
Living Through A Life Of Faith 009 by Esther Chen Living Through A Life Of Faith 009 by Esther Chen Aug. 28, 2014 180 words Read a sample
A short article on sharing of a person's journey in finding faith in God using the Bible and personal experience. The articles may end with unresolved and act as a brief introspection of God's intention for the person. A series of collection.
The Beast of Salem by Dawn Nicole Stevens The Beast of Salem by Dawn Nicole Stevens Aug. 28, 2014 70962 words Read a sample
Sarah Stone inherits a home from her grandmother in Salem Massechsetts. She never knew she had a grandmother, so the call from the woman's lawyer was a bit of a shock. But, not near as shocking as the things she discovers inside the woman's house. Spell books and an old journal take her on a journey that she hopes will lead to the solution to stop the beast who is stalking her.
Why Did You Hurt Me? by Phylicia Joannis Why Did You Hurt Me? by Phylicia Joannis Aug. 28, 2014 39769 words Read a sample
Johnny Reese is terrified of his stepfather and willing to do anything to get him out of their lives. He conspires with the occult to make his stepfather disappear for good. Dormant emotions resurface and scores are settled as a desperate plan to protect his family triggers a disastrous course of events that mar the lives of everyone involved.
Die Kernenergie-Kontroverse by Gerd Eisenbeiss Die Kernenergie-Kontroverse by Gerd Eisenbeiss Aug. 28, 2014 5275 words Read a sample
The author describes the German nuclear controversy from his personal experience with the “Bürgerdialog Kernenergie”, he designed for the Federal Government and carried out in the years from 1974 over several years, following the further development until today.
Death to Deathless by Swami Saurabhnath Death to Deathless by Swami Saurabhnath Aug. 28, 2014 51007 words Read a sample
This book is about spiritual enlightenment and can be helpful to most of the people who want to reach to any conclusion through logic.
The Shadow People by Sam Smith The Shadow People by Sam Smith Aug. 28, 2014 35302 words Sample 20%
The story was written over a period of three months and is influenced by the popular Paranormal Activity film series however this story, although has a large number of similarities, is a different story all together with different characters and set in the UK. I am currently writing part 2 which will follow up from part one and should be ready for upload in the near future. Edit
Adventure of A Liberated Librarian by Roxie Nash Adventure of A Liberated Librarian by Roxie Nash Aug. 28, 2014 9460 words Read a sample
Adventure of A Liberated Librarian is the first book in The Smut and Smile Story Files series. The Smut and Smile Story Files are a series of short stories with a little silly and a lot of sexy. Explicit sex, language, and humor are only intended for ages 18+
Northern Exposure: Episode Eight by Luken Du Pont Northern Exposure: Episode Eight by Luken Du Pont Aug. 28, 2014 3039 words Read a sample
Raised in a little fishing town, Cairo Goodridge instead opts for a bigger brighter future in the concrete jungle, New York City. Success surrounds him, but all good things have to come to an end. After the cruel hand of mother nature brings destruction and desolation to his new home. He is forced to survive in the new untamed twisted city, were being human just doesn't cut it any more!
Mysterious Stranger: Awakened Blood 1 by Elena Terrell Mysterious Stranger: Awakened Blood 1 by Elena Terrell Aug. 28, 2014 12246 words Read a sample
The moment Emilia meets Asher, she's been drawn to him in ways so powerful she can't possibly have experienced it before. But she somehow feels like she's done this, she just can’t remember. Then he tells her it isn't the first time they've met, and that her instinct is true. They had loved each other in the past. All he has to do is to "kiss" her, and she will remember...
Construction Machinery Sales Increase by Nils Forsberg Construction Machinery Sales Increase by Nils Forsberg Aug. 27, 2014 389 words Read a sample
The bellwether stock for the construction equipment industry is Axis Capital Group, Singapore, which met its 2013 sales revenue shrink to US $45.7bn, down 12% on 2011, mainly because of a sheer drop in mining equipment sales.
Six Figures A Month by Vineet Ku. Six Figures A Month by Vineet Ku. Aug. 27, 2014 6330 words Read a sample
today I am going to share you is a program and the things you will learn here will not be found anywhere else because whenever you follow a marketer or marketing gurus you just learn the things what to do ..? But they don’t tell you what is the real thing going behind the scenes.
Leopards on my tail by Brian Lawrenson Leopards on my tail by Brian Lawrenson Aug. 27, 2014 11430 words Read a sample
Londolozi is a game park in South Africa that is famous for its leopards. This is the story of a couples stay at Londolozi and their experiences in the African bush. Getting up before dawn in freezing temperatures, sitting wrapped in blankets to keep out the chill, watching the sun rise and the African animals emerge from their hides to greet the new day, was worth every second of it.
Isfahan is Half the World by Brian Lawrenson Isfahan is Half the World by Brian Lawrenson Aug. 27, 2014 10266 words Read a sample
Iran, formerly Persia, is one of the least travelled counties in the Middle East yet it has an amazing, rich and interesting culture that goes back beyond Roman times. Here is the cradle of civilization as we know it. Join this couple and a group of intrepid travels on a twelve day transit through Iran. Enjoy the culture, meet the people and taste the dust as we followed sand covered highways.
The Sea Explorer by Don Fern The Sea Explorer by Don Fern Aug. 27, 2014 5878 words Read a sample
Science fiction story about going through a dimensional overlap to the planet Celest and returning.
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp by Brian Lawrenson Trek to Annapurna Base Camp by Brian Lawrenson Aug. 27, 2014 13243 words Read a sample
Join this party of four as they trek for 16 days deep into the Himalayas. Following the narrow twisting trail on the east side of the Modi Khola river as it cascades down from the Annapurna Sanctuary, they travel through picturesque Ghurung villages and forests of rhododendron, bamboo and oak that provide a complete setting of ambience of nature.
Naughty Fingers: The Classroom by Loretta Lovejoy Naughty Fingers: The Classroom by Loretta Lovejoy Aug. 27, 2014 5742 words Read a sample
Loretta is a shy college freshman desperately interested in her Human Sexuality professor. She sits alone at the back of his class and when the lights go down for the PowerPoint presentations her fingers wander below the desk to explore new places and create new sensations. Afraid of being caught, she tries to break her naughty habit, but can't. And one day it finally catches up with her.
Expectations: Maleness, Whiteness and Me by William Wesley Werst Expectations: Maleness, Whiteness and Me by William Wesley Werst Aug. 27, 2014 6222 words Read a sample
This is a short story about a personal examination of my life as a White Male and what it means to have privilege and the awareness of that privilege.
Minecraft: The Doppelganger, Book One - Steve's Chance by Mark Mulle Minecraft: The Doppelganger, Book One - Steve's Chance by Mark Mulle Aug. 27, 2014 10521 words Read a sample
Steve is finally living on his own in a new city where an enigmatic king has just taken the seat of power. People are somehow recognizing Steve though they have never seen him before. The mystery behind an elusive lookalike grows along with the danger in Steve’s life. Join Steve on this exciting tale of adventure as he learns to fight, risks his life, and pursues the most villainous enemies.
Hot House by Secret Narrative Hot House by Secret Narrative Aug. 27, 2014 2316 words Read a sample
Sixty-something teacher, Sylvia, no longer recognises her reflection, so she takes on a private student to help fund a face-lift. She soon discovers that Simon Conrad isn’t stimulated by English literature, but Sylvia approaches teaching and learning with an irresistible passion sure to ignite interest.
Through My Eyes by Destiny Rose Through My Eyes by Destiny Rose Aug. 27, 2014 4045 words Read a sample
Poems written about life, love and the darker side of both, partnered alongside question-raising rhymes about fictional characters. Through My Eyes gives a fresh perspective on struggles both completely relatable and a stretch to imagine.
Spake As a Dragon by Larry Edward Hunt Spake As a Dragon by Larry Edward Hunt Aug. 27, 2014 136488 words Read a sample
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
The 6 Proven Steps to Wealth & Success The 6 Proven Steps to Wealth & Success "Untold secrets behind a powerful mastermind" by Janette Getui Aug. 27, 2014 18763 words Read a sample
The one of a kind book that takes you behind the scenes and helps you understand the psychology and secrets that make an alliance of any kind so powerful. Anyone who is looking to grow their business, generate wealth or just master their life more needs to understand what most successful people never talk about - The mastery of the mind in 6 simple steps. With that, brings powerful results.
Lint's New Teacher by Anne-Marie Layet Lint's New Teacher by Anne-Marie Layet Aug. 27, 2014 14041 words Read a sample
What do you do if your new teacher is making your sister's life a misery? For Lint, the answer is obvious. You get rid of them. But Lint's new teacher is determined to stay put. And if Lint can't get rid of the teacher, he has an awful feeling his sister will be the one leaving, for good.
From the First Touch #1 by Gwendalyn Fox From the First Touch #1 by Gwendalyn Fox Aug. 27, 2014 11679 words Read a sample
Lucas Wolfe. A gorgeous, charming and beloved movie star. Me…let’s face it. At barely a hundred pounds, just under five feet tall, and hardly any curves to speak of, guys like Lucas Wolfe don’t usually give me a second glance. At least that was what I thought until I met him. I never knew a man could want me as much as he did. And neither did he.
Crimson Son - Chapter Sampler by Russ Linton Crimson Son - Chapter Sampler by Russ Linton Aug. 27, 2014 9754 words Read a sample
His mother kidnapped, his superhero father absent, powerless Spencer Harrington faces a world of weaponized humans to prove himself and find the truth. SAMPLER - Read chapters 1-5 for FREE
Dani's Shorts 3 by Dani J Caile Dani's Shorts 3 by Dani J Caile Aug. 27, 2014 29234 words Read a sample
Wow, it's already Volume 3 of TIW shorts! The third collection of totally pointless exactly 500 Challenge and exactly 200 Weekend Quickie word nonsense (plus a few collaborations and extra TIW things) to entertain you while doing whatever you do when reading.
Pirate This Book by Linton Robinson Pirate This Book by Linton Robinson Aug. 27, 2014 40209 words Read a sample
Pirate this... please. An introduction to books of Linton Robinson (samples slanted towards babes, booty and hijacks)
Daddy Cruelest by Molly Hogan Daddy Cruelest by Molly Hogan Aug. 27, 2014 1973 words Read a sample
It's 4 am and DC's late for work; Europe's in a tail spin and Asia closed down hard. But before he can drive to the options floor of the Pacific Coast Stock and Options Exchange and start hedging a bad overnight position, he has to drop his son off at his son's grandmother's house. Life isn't easy for a single dad! Warning graphic and for adults only!
The Billionaire's Marionette by Keturah Scott The Billionaire's Marionette by Keturah Scott Aug. 27, 2014 8221 words Read a sample
The beautiful, scheming star of International show jumping Mrs. Aya Flowers has found a new playmate to enjoy! Mrs. Angie Steinburg is a sexy former model turned housewife with dreams of becoming a journalist for the top magazines of New York. Little does the pretty wife know that she's about to become a puppet whose sole purpose is to serve her mistress’s desires!
The Bard From The Sea by Rori O'Keeffe The Bard From The Sea by Rori O'Keeffe Aug. 27, 2014 503 words Read a sample
The poem ends with the bard urging us to demand participatory democracy from our increasingly authoritarian governments, and begins with the end of the only true golden age our world has seen - the time before civilization's scourges began to afflict humanity with seemingly endless suffering. Civilization has been a catastrophe, all propaganda and wishful thinking aside, and it needs a re-think.
Swap Meet by Steve Kittell Swap Meet by Steve Kittell Aug. 27, 2014 680 words Sample 25%
A delightful rhyming story of a young girls adventure at a swap meet.
I'm Fired?!?:  A Business Fable about the Challenges of Losing One Job and Finding Another by Roger Dusing I'm Fired?!?: A Business Fable about the Challenges of Losing One Job and Finding Another by Roger Dusing Aug. 27, 2014 29636 words Read a sample
I’m Fired?!? is a business fable about what to do when you are out of a job and need to find a new one.
Farm Wife (MILF 9, Book 1) by Sophie Sin Farm Wife (MILF 9, Book 1) by Sophie Sin Aug. 27, 2014 3705 words Read a sample
A handsome cowboy seeks work on a small farm only to find the feisty older woman that owns it wants more than just his labor.
Dom Casmurro by evaldo linhares, Sr Dom Casmurro by evaldo linhares, Sr Aug. 27, 2014 66690 words Read a sample
Dom Casmurro é um romance escrito por Machado de Assis em 1899 e publicado pela Livraria Garnier. Foi escrito para sair diretamente em livro, o que ocorreu em 1900, embora com data do ano anterior. Completa a "trilogia realista" de Machado de Assis, ao lado de Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas e Quincas Borba, tendo sido esses dois escritos primeiramente em folhetins.1
The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Month 8: August (Lesbianism & Bestiality) by Barbie Lez The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Month 8: August (Lesbianism & Bestiality) by Barbie Lez Aug. 27, 2014 7090 words Read a sample
My name is Barbie Lez and I am an ‘eroticaholic’. While even the most mundane things can inspire me to write one of my perverse stories, most begin with a fantasy. Because they cannot all become a fully-fledged story, I have decided to release one of these “mini-stories” each week. The theme varies between Bestiality and Lesbianism, but one thing always remains constant; they are hot and steamy!
The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Week 35: Kinky Camping (Lesbianism) by Barbie Lez The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Week 35: Kinky Camping (Lesbianism) by Barbie Lez Aug. 27, 2014 2089 words Read a sample
My name is Barbie Lez and I am an ‘eroticaholic’. While even the most mundane things can inspire me to write one of my perverse stories, most begin with a fantasy. Because they cannot all become a fully-fledged story, I have decided to release one of these “mini-stories” each week. The theme varies between Bestiality and Lesbianism, but one thing always remains constant; they are hot and steamy!