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La soupe aux orties by Robert Christian Schmitte La soupe aux orties by Robert Christian Schmitte May 03, 2015 54079 words Sample 20%
Des jumeaux, un garçon et une fille vont, au cours de leur jeunesse, vivre des événements dramatiques. Ils habitent à la campagne et sont élevés à la dure dans une ferme. Écoliers, adolescents, jeune homme et jeune fille, ils vivent leur histoire, forment leurs personnalités, découvrent le monde. De lourds secrets connus du village sont chuchotés, sont transmis entre générations..
The Land of Miu (3rd ed) by Karen Lee Field The Land of Miu (3rd ed) by Karen Lee Field May 03, 2015 27731 words Read a sample
3rd Edition, originally published with the title "Cat's Eyes". This is the first book in The Land of Miu series. A pre-teen must protect the source of her anger and jealousy when she finds herself in the mystical, and dangerous, Land of Miu.
Luminary by P.S. Meraux Luminary by P.S. Meraux May 02, 2015 42383 words Read a sample
Emily Wren had two soul mates. Before she could meet either they were both killed. Is she doomed to always be alone? A race of super immortals, the Paragons and their Luminary companions, who live in the domain between reality and the tangible, must intervene. They have one duty, matching up soul mates to release magic into the world. But is there more at stake than the happiness of one girl?
Our Lives in These Empty Spaces Aside by Whitney Bishop Our Lives in These Empty Spaces Aside by Whitney Bishop May 02, 2015 29932 words Sample 20%
Bitter adolescent rivals reconnect as adults. One is a teacher now, married to the girl who was the cause of their rivalry; the other has struggled with addiction and become an artist. But the distance between their past and present selves might not be as far as it appears to be.
Practical Cucumber with Friends by Shashikant Jagtap Practical Cucumber with Friends by Shashikant Jagtap May 02, 2015 21760 words Read a sample
Practical setup and use of Cucumber which is a Behaviour Driven Development tool. This book also highlights modern web development tools for developers and testers. An open-source toolkit includes Capybara, Poltergeist, Relish, Appium, Calabash, Cuke_Sniffer, Jenkins, PhantomJS etc etc.
Undercover Truths - Undercover Lies by Stephen H. King Undercover Truths - Undercover Lies by Stephen H. King May 02, 2015 28060 words Read a sample
In Undercover Truths, follow the exciting tale back to the initial Earth cycle, back when the gods were jostling about for their turf. Stacy meets the one who will become the god of war. Watch as the pair come together to stave off an attack that could destroy the fledgling planet. Later, in Undercover Lies, it is the pair themselves who could be destroyed.
Rogue Operator (A Special Agent Dylan Kane Thriller, Book #1) by J. Robert Kennedy Rogue Operator (A Special Agent Dylan Kane Thriller, Book #1) by J. Robert Kennedy May 02, 2015 87478 words Read a sample
CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane is in a race across the globe to stop a conspiracy reaching the highest levels of political and corporate America, that if not stopped, could lead to war with an enemy armed with a weapon far worse than anything in the American arsenal, with the potential to not only destroy the world, but consume it.
Janet Devlin by Joseph Badame Janet Devlin by Joseph Badame May 02, 2015 10192 words Read a sample
In 2011, a young lady abruptly and unexpectedly came on to the world music scene after appearing on a well-known talent discovery television program which had been airing for a number of years. The young lady was Miss Janet Maureen Aoife Ne Devlin.
American Epidemic by Roger Hayden American Epidemic by Roger Hayden May 02, 2015 36495 words Read a sample
Then, out of nowhere, the disease begins to spread within the US in several specific areas; notably where military and medical personnel are returning from their tours to West Africa
Blackthorn: Once a Thief Part Nine: Dreams By R. F. DeAngelis by R. F. DeAngelis Blackthorn: Once a Thief Part Nine: Dreams By R. F. DeAngelis by R. F. DeAngelis May 02, 2015 4133 words Read a sample
Dreams come to us all, they can warn us, help us build better lives, or they can kill us. Thanks to a past dream Chloe pays attention to them, not because they are prophetic, but because they show what she may have missed. What this one is telling has nothing to do with her past, but the here and now.
¡Dios Te Ama Exactamente Como Eres! by Wade Galt ¡Dios Te Ama Exactamente Como Eres! by Wade Galt May 02, 2015 3363 words Read a sample
¿Y Si Dios te ama EXACTAMENTE como eres? ¿De que manera ese entendimiento transformaría tu vida?
Haunted Tooth Fairy by Sergiu Timuș Haunted Tooth Fairy by Sergiu Timuș May 02, 2015 3647 words Read a sample
A spin-off for 'Heaven'
The Secret Lives of Dirty Dancers by Anna Lunde The Secret Lives of Dirty Dancers by Anna Lunde May 02, 2015 75131 words Read a sample
A femme fatale origin story where action, comedy and romance are intertwined to unravel the secret lives of dancers-for-hire during the decadent 80's in BrisVegas. The Secret Lives of Dirty Dancers is the first book in an unapologetic epic romance that tells the coming-of-age story of Matilda “Mat” Taylor, a tomboy from the country who becomes a private ballroom dancer for a prestigious studio.
Heaven by Sergiu Timuș Heaven by Sergiu Timuș May 02, 2015 13944 words Read a sample
Novella
Steady Speedy Doing It All Wrong by Nick Gabison Steady Speedy Doing It All Wrong by Nick Gabison May 02, 2015 22287 words Read a sample
There are a few things in Tanzania that are hard to achieve. One of those things is a basic education. It's even harder when you have no parents or family for a support system. An education is Nick's goal however. A goal that always seems to be just out of reach. A goal that always puts him on the edge of doing right and wrong. A goal that gets him in one mess after another.
The Mind's Storm by jason barzilay The Mind's Storm by jason barzilay May 02, 2015 2046 words Read a sample
A collection of poems about the uncertainties of life.
Moments of Passion by Sage Mattison Moments of Passion by Sage Mattison May 02, 2015 7375 words Read a sample
A set of 7 erotic vignettes created to delve into the sexy moments and intimate scenes. Ignite your senses with these small peaks into the sexual activity and fun from a variety of characters! Content warning: This e-book is intended for audiences over the age of 18 due to explicit sexual mater
Cool Water (The Westerners, Book 4) by Jeanne Harrell Cool Water (The Westerners, Book 4) by Jeanne Harrell May 02, 2015 42950 words Read a sample
Natalie Coleman has her perfect job as a trail guide in Yosemite. Taking out a group one day, a bear attacks and she must save her group as well as a lone rider who comes out of the woods unaware. Wes Evans was out to study owls but is bucked off, knocked unconscious and develops amnesia. Natalie cares for him for a few days and those days turn magical. When the amnesia fades, so could their love.
Think Like a Skinny Person Quotes by James Livingood Think Like a Skinny Person Quotes by James Livingood May 02, 2015 434 words Read a sample
This book is a short Kindle book filled with 40 quotes/images about thinking skinny. I learned many of these tips and tricks from my skinny friends. Putting these tips and tricks into my own life helped me lose 75 pounds.
Become Who You Are by Letitia Hicks Become Who You Are by Letitia Hicks May 02, 2015 2467 words Read a sample
In today’s modern world, do you perceive yourself as a person living on purpose? Or, has your identity become submerged in a changing world of humanity, obsessed with the accumulation of material possessions for one’s own selfish interests? Only by seeking God, can you attain spiritual enlightenment and tap upon the talents that the Father has bestowed on you from the time of your creation.
Injection de réalité 2.0 (Thriller psychologique français) by florent marotta Injection de réalité 2.0 (Thriller psychologique français) by florent marotta May 02, 2015 37995 words Read a sample
Hacker surdoué, Androïd a mis la main sur un terrible secret gouvernemental. Combien sont-ils comme lui à connaître l'effroyable vérité ? Qui sont ceux qui sont prêts à tout pour mener à bien leur projet ? Il est des choses plus précieuses et plus puissantes encore que l'argent ou le pouvoir, dernier bastion de notre liberté sur lequel on s'apprête à faire main basse.
Death Takes A Trip by Gillian Larkin Death Takes A Trip by Gillian Larkin May 02, 2015 40163 words Read a sample
Julia Blake runs her own cleaning business. She has the unfortunate knack of getting herself involved in murder investigations. When one of Julia’s clients, Douglas Pedley, is found dead at the bottom of his stairs, it is soon obvious that he was murdered. Julia first suspects the building contractors who've been hounding Douglas to sell his property. It’s not long before another suspect appears.
Death Wants Three by Karl Tutt Death Wants Three by Karl Tutt May 02, 2015 12500 words Read a sample
This is the sequel to DEATH TIMES TWO. T.K. and Sunny have already solved a couple of murders . . . at least for the most part. But the Mastermind and her henchman are alive and well. They want to make sure that the Ghostcatcher and his intrepid paramour don't leave Norfolk . . . not while they're breathing.
The Distortion by Horace P Delagarde The Distortion by Horace P Delagarde May 02, 2015 3175 words Read a sample
I'm having a hard time sleeping. There are strange things going on in my flat and I have no idea why. I can't figure any of this out. Am I being haunted? Am I dreaming? If I am dreaming, this is the worst dream I've ever had.
The Wrong Side of Love by Grace Sagun The Wrong Side of Love by Grace Sagun May 02, 2015 20155 words Sample 5%
A story about unexpected and unconditional love between Candace Clark and Frank Cervenka who proved that not all love are meant to be together. The sacrifice, the pain and love they feel for each other will melt your heart and leave you asking yourself which side of love you would choose. Will you choose the side where you and the one you love are together but all the people around you are against
পান্থ ছায়া (কবিতা) / Panthochaya (Bengali) by আব্বাস আলী সরকার Abbas Ali Sarkar পান্থ ছায়া (কবিতা) / Panthochaya (Bengali) by আব্বাস আলী সরকার Abbas Ali Sarkar May 02, 2015 9194 words Read a sample
আমার মনের কথাগুলো কবিতার আকারে প্রকাশ করেছি। আমি অনেকগুলো কবিতা লিখেছি, তন্মধ্যে যদি একটি কবিতা আল্লাহর কাছে গ্রহণযোগ্য হয়ে থাকে, সেইতো আমার পরম সফলতা। প্রিয় পাঠক-পাঠিকা ভাই বোনেরা! আমার কবিতা পাঠে যদি কারো অন্তকরণ স্পর্শ করে, অনুভূতিতে সাড়া জাগায়, নিজেদের অবস্থার পরিবর্তন আনে সত্য ও সুন্দরের দিকে, তবেইতো আমার লেখা সার্থক বলে মনে করবো।
When Nature Called It A Day by Koustuv Basu When Nature Called It A Day by Koustuv Basu May 02, 2015 7502 words Read a sample
A first-person experience of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake and The Indian Rescue Operation
Alexandria and Lance by Ayoola Olafenwa Alexandria and Lance by Ayoola Olafenwa May 02, 2015 10630 words Read a sample
An epic story of a brother and sister who by fate became slaves in a strange land and from slaves became heroes, liberating the kingdom from the rule of their oppressive king. Alexandria and Lance is amusing, captivating and exciting.
Stage Door: A Cue to Kill   (A Theatrical Cozy Mystery Short Read) by Lilian Watts Stage Door: A Cue to Kill (A Theatrical Cozy Mystery Short Read) by Lilian Watts May 02, 2015 15199 words Read a sample
There's a killer lurking backstage at the last night performance of the Goose Meadow Bay Player's Halloween murder mystery. Can Kath keep the show running, the cast from drinking their way through the onstage drinks cabinet and the killer from taking the script literally? Murder and mayhem of the theatrical kind in this cozy mystery short read.
47 Little Love Boosters for a Happy Marriage: Amazingly Simple Little Things Successful Couples Do - Connect and Instantly Deepen Your Bond No Matter How Busy You Are by Marko Petkovic 47 Little Love Boosters for a Happy Marriage: Amazingly Simple Little Things Successful Couples Do - Connect and Instantly Deepen Your Bond No Matter How Busy You Are by Marko Petkovic May 01, 2015 6833 words Read a sample
Whether your relationship is a new romance, or one that has passed the test of time, there might be days when you wonder how to keep the fire burning. As you read this book, you’ll discover amazingly simple little things successful couples do to show their love and connect with their loved one in just minutes a day, even if they’re busy parents with young kids!
City Girl's Woodsman by Alexandra Cole City Girl's Woodsman by Alexandra Cole May 01, 2015 2110 words Read a sample
Alice bathes in a remote Japanese hot springs and encounters a lonely woodsman.
Six-Gun Gorilla by SixGunGorilla Six-Gun Gorilla by SixGunGorilla May 01, 2015 80479 words Read a sample
The Six-Gun Gorilla rages across the Old West, hunting down the Strawhan Gang for the murder of his beloved master.
The Man the Sea Did Not Want by A R Dent The Man the Sea Did Not Want by A R Dent May 01, 2015 5156 words Read a sample
A story of a true event in a young man's life. The story was retold to a stranger and this is the conversation. A journey of discovery of becoming a man shortly after his twenty first birthday. Later he painted his experience in contemporary art and the art was the reason for the discussion.
Mindfulness: Mindfulness For Anxiety Relief How To Use Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Meditation Exercises To Develop Peace and Happiness In Your Everyday Life by Mike Mitchell Mindfulness: Mindfulness For Anxiety Relief How To Use Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Meditation Exercises To Develop Peace and Happiness In Your Everyday Life by Mike Mitchell May 01, 2015 5775 words Read a sample
Do you discover yourself continually feeling Anxiety? Do you regularly think that it difficult to praise your own triumphs? Have particular disappointments in your past kept you from advancing and seeking after your objectives and dreams?
Plenty by Courtney Hendrickson Plenty by Courtney Hendrickson May 01, 2015 2335 words Read a sample
When studious teen Mandy’s younger brother goes missing in a crowded theme park she learns the consequences of assumptions.
Burn It: Effective Ways To Lose Weight, Get Fit And Feel Healthy by Zak Khan Burn It: Effective Ways To Lose Weight, Get Fit And Feel Healthy by Zak Khan May 01, 2015 11151 words Read a sample
Burn It is a practical guide with real and effective ways you can use to lose weight, get fit and feel healthy. This book serves as a reminder for me of all the techniques I used to lose over 46 pounds within 6 months and keep it off since 2012. In this book you will learn what it means to be consistent, hard working and realistic about weight loss and fitness.
The Secrets to Speaking to Your Destiny and Causing It to Manifest by TNWI Book Publishing and Rights Agency The Secrets to Speaking to Your Destiny and Causing It to Manifest by TNWI Book Publishing and Rights Agency May 01, 2015 12858 words Read a sample
A step-by-step, revolutionary concept from Aristotle to Newton to Robert Hooke! Since its publication on November 19, 2014, The Secrets to Speaking to Your Destiny and Causing It to Manifest has become, and continues to be a science classic! Already, hundreds of thousands of people are beginning to discover the science of their human make-up.
Deus ex machina: god from the machine by Richard Pye Deus ex machina: god from the machine by Richard Pye May 01, 2015 4421 words Sample 15%
Deus ex machina is a poetry collection exploring the UK today. It is for people who baulk at the rampant inequality and long for change. A proportion of any profit gained will be donated to the Trussell Trust, who do so much to aid those most grossly hit by the inequality of our age, and a proportion will be donated to the Green Party, to invest in a future politics that works for the common good.
Runaway: A One to Chase Prequel by Tia Louise Runaway: A One to Chase Prequel by Tia Louise May 01, 2015 6992 words Read a sample
Neither Marcus Merritt nor Amy Knight are up for a wedding, especially when it drags one of them back home to old memories and the other to a life left far behind. A random hook-up seems like a good distraction—it is a wedding after all. Isn’t everyone supposed to hook up? The latest Merritt-Knight pairing starts off with a bang, but neither party knows where this random is going to lead.
The Countryside Computer by Chris Reynolds The Countryside Computer by Chris Reynolds May 01, 2015 140 words Read a sample
What's new this summer? The Countryside Computer comes to all the local farms along the newly-widened roads!
Throwback by Marc Ironwood Throwback by Marc Ironwood May 01, 2015 710 words Read a sample
A few poems written in the past couple of years, but haven't been published until now
Dinosaur (The Bible’s Forgotten Prophecy) by Richie Cooley Dinosaur (The Bible’s Forgotten Prophecy) by Richie Cooley May 01, 2015 13604 words Read a sample
Are dinosaurs in the Bible? Yes! Many passages speak of them, and this goes to confirm the supernatural prowess of the Scriptures. Join me as I review the brief history of dinosaurs and demonstrate how they are employed by several Biblical authors. This booklet is written from a fundamental Christian perspective.
Reclaim by Ma & Pa Carrot Reclaim by Ma & Pa Carrot May 01, 2015 19058 words Read a sample
The Ziranki wizard order has gained power again after their near-complete destruction during the Ashen War. Now they and the good Mehaidi wizard order are in a race to reclaim the lost magical artifacts of power for the coming war. The Mehaidi wizard Elias has researched the many odd events around Port Bandon and comes to reclaim the lost artifact there and is surprised to find many Ziranki there.
Wicked Good Witches Three Book Box Set (Demon Street Blues, Alpha Knows Best, Bye Bye Bloodsucker) by Starla Silver Wicked Good Witches Three Book Box Set (Demon Street Blues, Alpha Knows Best, Bye Bye Bloodsucker) by Starla Silver May 01, 2015 114613 words Read a sample
Wicked Good Witches- A Little Bit Funny, a Little Bit Sexy, and Around-the-Clock Supernatural Trouble... Come stalk the streets of the Demon Isle in this Three Book Box Set. Where fans of the paranormal come to vacation and immerse themselves in fantasy. Where magic comes to life, mysteries abound, and you might just find yourself laughing, crying, and most definitely, falling in love.
Perception: A German Love Story by Mario Lipinski Perception: A German Love Story by Mario Lipinski May 01, 2015 75062 words Read a sample
A gay romantic love story about two German pupils who start out as enemies, but end up as friends... and more?
Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts) by Laura Morelli Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts) by Laura Morelli May 01, 2015 18833 words Read a sample
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
Mozart's Brain - Number 7 by Wim Baren Mozart's Brain - Number 7 by Wim Baren May 01, 2015 1349 words Read a sample
Some deeper thoughts on creative writing and the incredible importance of getting yourself truly inspired when you write.
Autumn Snow Second Edition: Unique rhyming picture book for ages 4 and up by Flitzy Books.com Autumn Snow Second Edition: Unique rhyming picture book for ages 4 and up by Flitzy Books.com May 01, 2015 0 words Read a sample
Autumn has arrived and Ginger is so excited because that means it's time to play in the autumn snowflakes! Join Ginger as she takes her little brother Tommy on a leafy adventure where she shows him how to run, jump, and hide all day in colorful autumn snow! *NOTE THIS FREE BOOK PROMOTION ENDS JUNE 3RD 2015*
The Imperfect  Perfectionist by Samuel Simiyu The Imperfect Perfectionist by Samuel Simiyu May 01, 2015 76268 words Read a sample
I am currently a student at the university of Nairobi in Kenya where i am pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery. I take you through my life from being a village boy, a brief stint surviving on the streets fighting for food with the street children and finally my life in medical School. other topics touch on polygamy, faith, prayers, the Trinity, forgiveness and many other topics
Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong, And The Implications of Rejecting It by Magnus Vinding Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong, And The Implications of Rejecting It by Magnus Vinding May 01, 2015 27917 words Read a sample
The aim of this book is to attack our speciesism, both by showing that it is wrong, and by examining the implications of rejecting it. By doing so, we see more than a few ways in which our behavior and attitudes should change, and change profoundly.