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How to write more ebooks by Phil Wade How to write more ebooks by Aug. 29, 2016 1484 words Read a sample
A quick guide for new authors. It takes you through how to go from ebook 1 to ebook 2 and beyond.
Dead Down East by Carl Schmidt Dead Down East by Aug. 29, 2016 90123 words Read a sample
Dead Down East, a fictional murder mystery, is both detective noir and smart screwball comedy rolled into one. Jesse Thorpe, a young private investigator, receives a mysterious phone call from a former client, Cynthia Dumais. She begs to be rescued from an island south of Brunswick, Maine, within a mile of where William Lavoilette, the governor of Maine, was assassinated the night before.
The Autoerotic Attache Gets Angry by Ashlyn Selvatico The Autoerotic Attache Gets Angry by Aug. 29, 2016 4521 words Read a sample
She might almost pass for human. She's bald and beautiful, and she's determined to teach the autoerotic attache the true meaning of Doat-Kora.
Canines: A Supposed Crimes Anthology by Supposed Crimes, LLC Canines: A Supposed Crimes Anthology by Aug. 29, 2016 23036 words Read a sample
A Vampire Anthology by Supposed Crimes features six tales of bloodlust, violence, and vanity featuring LGBT protagonists, men seeking men, and women loving women.
Dawn and the Dead by Nicholas John Dawn and the Dead by Aug. 29, 2016 5103 words Read a sample
To keep her daughter safe, to survive herself, Dawn will have to kill her husband - again.
Temple of the Heart and Other Christian Poems by Alfred D. Byrd Temple of the Heart and Other Christian Poems by Aug. 29, 2016 25563 words Read a sample
Faith, hope, and charity -- the virtues that we live out when we're rooted in God. Our Creator's story appears in epics of the Bible and in lyrics of doubt and faith emerging into praise of the One Who is Light and Love. May these poems be used from on high to bless you with growth in grace and knowledge of the truth.
Origin by Frankie Lassut Origin by Aug. 29, 2016 5488 words Read a sample
It was Napoleon Bonaparte who said, “history is written by the winners” ... but shall we believe that?
EMP Code Blue by Steve Stroble EMP Code Blue by Aug. 29, 2016 5235 words Read a sample
After Russian astronomer Ursula Petrovich discovers a huge solar storm heading toward Earth, nations scramble to prepare for the natural disaster that might render electrical grids and computer systems and connections inoperable. But one nation sees an opportunity to combine an unnatural disaster with the natural one and inflict havoc on its enemy.
Burgundy Blogger by Burgundy Blogger Burgundy Blogger by Aug. 29, 2016 26773 words Read a sample
An extraordinary account of five years in France living through a succession of life changing experiences.
Go and Return - Goth and Rune by Suzy Stewart Dubot Go and Return - Goth and Rune by Aug. 29, 2016 3059 words Read a sample
She travelled at night involuntarily—and this without leaving her bed...
The Gunslinger's Timepiece by Nicholas John The Gunslinger's Timepiece by Aug. 29, 2016 5896 words Read a sample
Terror rides West!
The Alaskan Futa Principal by Neil Sinclair The Alaskan Futa Principal by Aug. 29, 2016 9244 words Sample 20%
After a rough split with her first Futa lover, history teacher Jessie Callahan heads up to Alaska. But the new (very married) principal is extremely attractive, and soon Jessie finds herself unable to concentrate on her new school. Jessie's new boss tries to resist her own feelings, but it becomes apparent that the two of them desire something more than staff meetings and performance reviews.
Escape by Bernard Wilkerson Escape by Aug. 29, 2016 26829 words Read a sample
Escape, Episode 2 of Hrwang, Book Two of the Hrwang Incursion.
The Escalator Universe by Toby Clark The Escalator Universe by Aug. 29, 2016 2344 words Read a sample
'The Escalator Universe' offers an alternative paradigm for the structure of the Universe and builds on 'Megamassive Black Holes and the Steady State Universe' published in 2012. It is based on the simple premise that the equation e = mc2 is reversible under extreme gravitational pressure. This single change leads to a much simpler and credible model of the Universe.
Trace Memory by Matthew James Lee Trace Memory by Aug. 29, 2016 7843 words Read a sample
A reclusive author meets a young adventurer who's used the author's most notorious book as the inspiration for a desperate attempt to rescue his long-lost sister.
Career 3.0: Career Planning Advice to Find your Dream Job in Today's Digital World by supershake Career 3.0: Career Planning Advice to Find your Dream Job in Today's Digital World by Aug. 29, 2016 16844 words Sample 20%
Our yearlong research of the best career books found them lacking in many respects. For one thing most of them are not suited to the age of social media and do not provide sufficient guidance on how to find a career in a digital age. We also found it frustrating that there was little actionable or guidance on how to secure a job and career that you would actually love.
Hope After The Fall by Eli Taff, Jr Hope After The Fall by Aug. 29, 2016 1545 words Read a sample
Years after the fall of society, one man tracks a dangerous beast through the wilderness. On this cold Winter's day, he fights for his very life, as memories of the world before The Fall continue to remind him of what he lost. How can he endure when all he knew was taken from him? What hope can he cling to when even the laws that govern life and death have been turned upside-down?
We're Too Much Alike by Mario V. Farina We're Too Much Alike by Aug. 29, 2016 572 words Read a sample
Ellen and Phil had been matched by a dating system and they were having a first meeting to discuss whether a marriage was right for them. Ellen thought they were too much alike for a successful marriage. Try as they might, they couldn't find a significant difference. Would this rule out a future marriage? This story provides the answer.
Chinese New Year Traditions and Origin Stories by eChineseLearning Chinese New Year Traditions and Origin Stories by Aug. 29, 2016 4509 words Read a sample
Chinese New Year is a rich part of Chinese culture. This e-book is the collection of Chinese New Year traditions and origin stories.
Most Popular Chinese Nursery Rhymes (Volume Ⅱ) by eChineseLearning Most Popular Chinese Nursery Rhymes (Volume Ⅱ) by Aug. 28, 2016 6907 words Read a sample
Chinese Nursery Rhymes can help younger Chinese learners learn Chinese in a fast and efficient way. This useful e-book creates a way to make learning Chinese more fun!
Most Popular Chinese Nursery Rhymes (Volume I) by eChineseLearning Most Popular Chinese Nursery Rhymes (Volume I) by Aug. 28, 2016 6389 words Read a sample
All the nursery rhymes are provided in both Pinyin and Characters, along with pictures and English translations. This is an excellent resource for Chinese learners.
Chinese Business Etiquette by eChineseLearning Chinese Business Etiquette by Aug. 28, 2016 6405 words Read a sample
This Chinese business etiquette e-book offers an in-depth look into the correct way to do business in China, including topics ranging from business greetings to telephone etiquette, as well as which gifts are taboo and the importance of face.
A Dragon's Decree by Mick Sylvestre A Dragon's Decree by Aug. 28, 2016 21446 words Sample 10%
In order to make a peace treaty with the dragon race that rule the planet, Emperor Maxillus must risk his life to challenge a lone dragon bent on the destruction of his people.
Green Green Grass by GstringBard Green Green Grass by Aug. 28, 2016 73 words Read a sample
This poem tells you about my nude sunbathing. How my wife does not care if I go nude even when her friend comes over.
Automatic by David Wesley Anderson Automatic by Aug. 28, 2016 1418 words Read a sample
Free verse poetry. Our robotic humanity.. where are we and is this the new normal?
The Fourteen Day Soul Detox by Rita Stradling The Fourteen Day Soul Detox by Aug. 28, 2016 42743 words Read a sample
Jamie Scott has a plan to detoxify her soul in fourteen days. She is going to be happy again, even if she has to leave the man she’s in love with to do it.
Beginnings: A Definitive Flash Collection by Rance Smith Beginnings: A Definitive Flash Collection by Aug. 28, 2016 2908 words Sample 25%
Beginnings: A Definitive Flash Collection samples the first flash works of freelance writer Rance Smith with tales of tragedy, faith, and suspense. The curation's theme is built around taking a glimpse into the lives of three characters whom the author continues to write about. These stories are introductory in nature and, as most flash fiction, just a snippet of the underlying story. Enjoy them!
Facets of Creation by Samantha Herrick-Sovey Facets of Creation by Aug. 28, 2016 3346 words Read a sample
Three short stories that will bend, and possibly break, your current understanding of creation. Based in either science fiction or fantasy, these stories will have you questioning your firm understanding of how humans really began.
KEN & BARBIE AND OTHER STORIES by Jay KEN & BARBIE AND OTHER STORIES by Aug. 28, 2016 1792 words Read a sample
Three flash fiction stories about deceit, heart-wrenching thriller, and a little gold ship that ends up in the bottom of the Celtic Sea.
Anonymous: An Erotic Novel by Giselle Renarde Anonymous: An Erotic Novel by Aug. 28, 2016 53337 words Read a sample
What kind of wife dreams of watching her husband with another man? A wife like Hannah. For years, she and Nathaniel have fantasized about bringing a third into the bedroom. Someone… ANONYMOUS. But will one night with a hired hand satisfy their desires, or will Hannah become obsessed with discovering the true identity of Mr. Anonymous?
Wandering Mages And Other Stories by Peter Thompson Wandering Mages And Other Stories by Aug. 28, 2016 4964 words Read a sample
Wandering Mages and Other Short Stories is a collection of tales told as slice of life moments. Each story has a lesson learned, though not always by the party expected.
Margaret's Confession by Penelope Kanga Margaret's Confession by Aug. 28, 2016 418 words Read a sample
No matter how shady and dark of a past, some demonic supernatural beings are not at all as twisted as they may seem.
The Heist and Other Short Stories by Samantha Wilson The Heist and Other Short Stories by Aug. 28, 2016 2545 words Read a sample
The Heist and Other Stories is a collection of short stories for the young adult reader of diverse taste. This collection of stories will satisfy the taste with stories that range from psycho thriller to a heart warming tale of family love and acceptance.
The Man by Daniel A. Maldonado The Man by Aug. 28, 2016 3152 words Read a sample
Alice and Claire live with their parents on the family estate outside of a London. Set during the Victorian Era, the sisters get lost in the woods and must find their way back home before a giant man-like creature catches them.
The Color of My Skin by Jennifer Palmer The Color of My Skin by Aug. 28, 2016 0 words Read a sample
The color of my skin is an inspirational poem to shed light on racism and equality.
Into the Unknown and other Stories by Jaron Panikkar Into the Unknown and other Stories by Aug. 28, 2016 2316 words Read a sample
INTO THE UNKNOWN AND OTHER STORIES. Is a collection of short stories that dive into horrific scenarios.
Ethan Templeton and the All-Seeing Eye by JulieJoe B. Ethan Templeton and the All-Seeing Eye by Aug. 28, 2016 64473 words Sample 20%
Sometimes life goes by too fast, and we forget the beauty that lives in it! Sometimes it is good to just stop and find the love and magic that it holds for us. Let it become our compass again. There is truly a magic in this book, the magic that is within each of us. Sometimes we forget it's there, so it's up to us to find it again and embrace it for all that is around us to see.
Murder Brief by Mark Dryden Murder Brief by Aug. 28, 2016 57554 words Sample 20%
Ambitious criminal defence barrister Robyn Palmer gets her first big break when she's briefed as junior counsel in a high-profile murder trial. Unfortunately, her leader has lecherous designs and their client looks guilty as hell. However, nothing is going to stop her starring in the biggest trial of her career. A comic legal thriller set in Sydney, Australia
Depths by C.S. Burkhart Depths by Aug. 28, 2016 50187 words Read a sample
Enter the cruel and twisted mind of a man who is losing the ability to save his own sanity. Intense, raw and profoundly disturbing, you know only as much as he does, leaving you to ultimately figure out the mystery behind the man whose chilling hallucinations could be the actual world he lives in.
A Walk of Fear by Corey Sachs A Walk of Fear by Aug. 28, 2016 2492 words Read a sample
A Walk of Fear is a compilation of three flash fiction stories. Each story a pulse pounding action/adventure tale that will leave your heart pounding.
One-a-Day Inspiring Morning Quotes: Early Morning Energy Bursts by M.A. Ampadu One-a-Day Inspiring Morning Quotes: Early Morning Energy Bursts by Aug. 28, 2016 10350 words Read a sample
This book has been designed to give you inspiration for your early morning wake up, and for the rest of your day. I have researched the most uplifting quotes that will place a smile on your face. Get ready for an awe inspiring adventures and for Words of Inspiration that will give you everyday bursts of energy!
Regrets, and other regrettably short stories by Christian Johnson Regrets, and other regrettably short stories by Aug. 28, 2016 3382 words Sample 15%
Three short stories to give you a creative look on how one person views the world.
One-a-Day Inspiring Morning Quotes: Early Morning Energy Bursts by M.A. Ampadu One-a-Day Inspiring Morning Quotes: Early Morning Energy Bursts by Aug. 28, 2016 10350 words Read a sample
This book has been designed to give you inspiration for your early morning wake up, and for the rest of your day. I have researched the most uplifting quotes that will place a smile on your face. Get ready for an awe inspiring adventures and for Words of Inspiration that will give you everyday bursts of energy!
Workplace Bullying: A Growing Epidemic by Van Allen Workplace Bullying: A Growing Epidemic by Aug. 28, 2016 13218 words Read a sample
"If you always treat your employees like thoroughbreds, then you'll never end up with a team full of jackasses." Many working people are still back at the schoolyard playground somewhere stuck in their childhood using mean words and shoving and big bullying kids get to make all the rules. Time, training, proper incentives, and more so than anything else, Leadership, is the difference-maker.
The Deal in the Dark by K' 16 The Deal in the Dark by Aug. 28, 2016 6038 words
Discovered by a discredited doctor in the home of a missing person, "The Deal in the Dark" details the last known days of Laurence Kettlewell, a rising scholar.
The September Harvest by Edgar Million The September Harvest by Aug. 28, 2016 2528 words Read a sample
The Headteacher wants to let Cassandra and Gary in on a secret. What they sell at the exclusive public school is not just education, but luck. And if you can buy your child an advantage in life, then you must, right? But at who's expense?
Codes of reality! What is language? by VED from VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS Codes of reality! What is language? by Aug. 28, 2016 72483 words Sample 20%
This is a sort of continuation of my book: March of the evil empires: English verses the feudal languages. However in the present book, what has been dealt with is about the inner codes of language and their links and relationship with the codes of reality. The contention is that reality is a creation of some superior software, and that language codes do have connection with it.
Moist: Sweet As Pie by Quintarrius Shakir Moist: Sweet As Pie by Aug. 28, 2016 12790 words Read a sample
An embittered son grapples with his penchant for downlow men. His desperation causes him to make a vacuous decision: he seeks relationship advice from his homophobic father.
Sexy Romance: Sexy Stories by Candy Girl Sexy Romance: Sexy Stories by Aug. 28, 2016 24367 words Read a sample
It's getting hot and nasty at home, and you're about to find out why! What to do when your best friends' son needs your sexual healing? You do what he says, and you do it anyway he wants!! These mischievous little meetings may seem taboo, but nobody can resist sexy ladies like these. These fathers and sons are in for a treat because these horny girls have got a hot erotica attraction!
House Rules and Other Short Stories by Stephani Sanders House Rules and Other Short Stories by Aug. 28, 2016 3896 words Read a sample
House Rules and Other Short Stories is a collection of supernatural thrillers that unveils a haunting monster prowling in the halls at night, a mysterious stranger lurking in the water and Lady Death herself.