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Clarence by Sarah M. Anderson Clarence by Sarah M. Anderson Dec. 18, 2014 29449 words Read a sample
Clarence Thunder may not be as young as he once was. But he’s decided Tammy Tall Trees is the woman he wants. He’ll do anything to make her his—even be a father to her little boy.
DATING AND REGIME (THE INFINITE NOVEL OF SOLZHENITSOF) BY PROF. MESOLZHENİTSY by PROF. DR. M. E. SURAT Prof. Mesolzhenitsy DATING AND REGIME (THE INFINITE NOVEL OF SOLZHENITSOF) BY PROF. MESOLZHENİTSY by PROF. DR. M. E. SURAT Prof. Mesolzhenitsy Dec. 18, 2014 44210 words Sample 20%
It has been that compelled me not to respect the couple made of the Earthly Life and Mathematics is even extremely likely that it may spring from that secret existence of Byzantium!
The Witch's Tower by Siobhan Searle The Witch's Tower by Siobhan Searle Dec. 18, 2014 5397 words Read a sample
Enjoying a country drive with her friend, Tempest savours the hot summer day's normality. But is it really? Forever watchful in the veiled shadows, Phobetor continues to thrust out his nightmarish web to draw Tempest in. Her mortal world soon comes crashing down around her and only her family's love will be able to save her. But will it be enough?
Convoy Duty by Louis Shalako Convoy Duty by Louis Shalako Dec. 18, 2014 3589 words Read a sample
The Nike and other Fleet units are convoying a small fleet of civilian ships to Cancri system. When one of their number goes up like a flashbulb, it quickly becomes clear that the enemy has developed some new and very stealthy little ships. The civilian vessels can run and scatter, but flagship Nike's duty is clear. The one thing they will not do is turn their backs. A short story.
Our Extraterrestrial Neighbors by Shelton Ranasinghe Our Extraterrestrial Neighbors by Shelton Ranasinghe Dec. 18, 2014 49723 words Read a sample
A radio signal is traced from outer space by SETI. The story now heads in an unexpected direction. This narrative is serious, not heavy and has a novel mix of technology, philosophy and ideology to suit readers of all ages. The singular feature of the book unravels as the soft and gentle mannerisms underlying the basic nature of the aliens come to light in the later chapters.
The Universe of the Galactic Alliance by Arlo Tratlonovich The Universe of the Galactic Alliance by Arlo Tratlonovich Dec. 18, 2014 4656 words Read a sample
Since the inhabitants of the earth more than one hundred years ago had their first contact with representatives of extraterrestrial intelligences, the development has accelerated rapidly. In contrast, the formation of the Galactic Alliance, however, occurred only slightly more than fifty years ago - as a consequence of a series of threats from extragalactic powers such as Kijans and Landi.
简体字 (Simplified) by FedoraArts Press 简体字 (Simplified) by FedoraArts Press Dec. 18, 2014 1825 words Read a sample
It's December, 2100. English is China's only language. Christmas is its biggest holiday. And Ying Wen has to find a present for his mother...
And So May The Wonders Unfurl by Richard Simpson And So May The Wonders Unfurl by Richard Simpson Dec. 18, 2014 43059 words Read a sample
A dark mixture of narrative comedy, surprise, suspense, horror and strangeness.
Gunpowder by G.H. Guzik Gunpowder by G.H. Guzik Dec. 18, 2014 20176 words Sample 20%
A gripping novella taking you on an intriguing journey of piracy, adventure and perilous conspiracy. Set in a fictional world of Ion Continents where political ambitions of several powers collide grinding down the secret agents involved.
A Void to Avoid by D.W. Metz A Void to Avoid by D.W. Metz Dec. 18, 2014 3297 words Read a sample
Down on his luck Henry Pickman receives a just in time inheritance. As it turns out it's more than he bargained for.
Steamy Windows by Richard Simpson Steamy Windows by Richard Simpson Dec. 18, 2014 44862 words Read a sample
A collection of short stories ranging from nymphomaniac yuppies to bigoted working class men, from the comic to the grave, and from the macabre to the downright ridiculous. Steamy Windows offers a glimpse through the window to the soul of modern Britain, a reflection of a country that, though modern, retains its national idiosyncrasies whatever the weather.
O Beijo by Alexandra Rolo O Beijo by Alexandra Rolo Dec. 18, 2014 1217 words Sample 20%
E se na passagem de ano, ao bater da meia-noite, tudo parasse? E se fosses tu a acordar para este pesadelo?
I'll Remember Your Name by Jason Wallace I'll Remember Your Name by Jason Wallace Dec. 18, 2014 421 words Read a sample
It's far too hard to let go of it all, all of the endlessly-flowing memories of what once was. I do so Hope you know about all the misery and pain The memorial stains, the rage and restraint The rest of your remains You'll be gone for all of time, But I'll remember your name
Spring in the Heart by Nora Char Spring in the Heart by Nora Char Dec. 18, 2014 166 words Sample 70%
Photo meditation. Sometimes you need silence to hear God's voice. In that moment you can find a place in the forest, in the garden of beautiful flowers, by waterfall etc.. Nature helps to remember the omnipotence and beauty of God.
Lord, Open My Eyes That I May See by Stéphane Tibi Lord, Open My Eyes That I May See by Stéphane Tibi Dec. 18, 2014 81520 words Read a sample
Is God able to speak to us? Are we able to hear Him speak to us? This is a central question for everyone who believes in God. This book is an attempt to show you by example that yes, God is still desiring to speak to us. In this book, you will find messages received from Jesus on a specific subject, the ministry of angels in the Bible.
The Singing Stones of Rendor (Book One of the Eidolon Trilogy) by Neils Knudsen The Singing Stones of Rendor (Book One of the Eidolon Trilogy) by Neils Knudsen Dec. 18, 2014 99279 words Sample 15%
Endowed with a magical ability not seen since the ancient Rendor Empire, life for K’Las just turned dangerous—and he’s not even born yet.
Down Stream - Episode 1 by Nick Jones Down Stream - Episode 1 by Nick Jones Dec. 18, 2014 16509 words Read a sample
Let me introduce myself. My name is Joseph Bridgeman. I am a moderately depressed, reclusive insomniac with a failing antiques business and a constant headache. And you need to trust me when I tell you, that’s the good bit. I thought my day started badly but where I ended up, I could never, ever, possibly have imagined. Oh, did I just say where? What I meant to say was when…
Product Network Analysis – The Next Big Thing in Retail Data Mining by Forte Consultancy Group Product Network Analysis – The Next Big Thing in Retail Data Mining by Forte Consultancy Group Dec. 18, 2014 1691 words Read a sample
One of the biggest challenges retailers have is the depth of data available for decision making, especially if they don’t have a loyalty program. Though limited, are retailers nonetheless maximizing use of their existing data today? The answer is no. Product Network Analysis opens a new range of insights which can maximize return on category investments.
Feast of Friends by D.W. Metz Feast of Friends by D.W. Metz Dec. 18, 2014 3517 words Read a sample
When Martin has an accident on the way to the cottage, he runs into his past.
Thriller Almanac by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management Thriller Almanac by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management Dec. 18, 2014 80410 words Read a sample
Discover a new favorite author in this FREE collection featuring samples from exciting mystery/thriller books! Includes excerpts from David Morrell’s The Protector; Glen Apseloff’s Lethal Cure; Diane Fanning’s The Trophy Exchange; J.E. Fishman’s The Dark Pool; G.D. Gearino’s Counting Coup; James Hankins’ Jack of Spades; Kathleen Taylor’s Funeral Food; and Steve Winshel’s A Twisted Path.
Reckless by Susan Kiernan-Lewis Reckless by Susan Kiernan-Lewis Dec. 18, 2014 74442 words Read a sample
Mia Kazmaroff has a gift nobody wants. She's able to tell the story behind any object simply by touch. It’s a gift that comes in handy when her only brother is murdered. Determined to find his killer, Mia reaches out to the one person in Atlanta she believes can help her—Dave’s ex-partner, Jack Burton. Unfortunately, Burton is also the prime suspect.
Day of the Bomb by Steve Stroble Day of the Bomb by Steve Stroble Dec. 18, 2014 74638 words Read a sample
Some think weapons of mass destruction appeared only recently in their generation. But the first generation to face WMDs knows differently. Take a trip back to the advent of when the shadow of The Bomb fell no matter where you might hide.
Dave The Penguin by Nick Sambrook Dave The Penguin by Nick Sambrook Dec. 18, 2014 44531 words Sample 50%
A comical story of one penguin's experiences of the collective mind. From humble beginnings to ultimate knowledge, spiritual experience, and power - which were all, clearly, given to the wrong penguin. Some Penguins are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. But none of these applied to Dave.
A Sarcastic Life by Zeghada Alilo Mokadem, Sr A Sarcastic Life by Zeghada Alilo Mokadem, Sr Dec. 18, 2014 2652 words Read a sample
A story of couple whose life shakes awake when they get on a train.
Birth of a Ninja by Peter Marney Birth of a Ninja by Peter Marney Dec. 18, 2014 7548 words Read a sample
Jamie’s about to start another new school and has been told to stay out of trouble. Like that’s going to happen! It’s not as if he wants to fight but you’ve got to help out if someone’s being bullied right? Somehow this all leads to him becoming a Secret Ninja with the help of a very strange babysitter. Confused? So is Jamie. Welcome to the world of The Red Sock Ninja Clan!
The Perfect Stranger by BJ Sheppard The Perfect Stranger by BJ Sheppard Dec. 18, 2014 9697 words Read a sample
On a snowy Christmas Eve, Cal finds himself stranded in a local bar, nothing but the chatty barman and the merriment of others to keep him company. As the door to the bar opens, blown in by a gust of winter breeze, Cal finds himself locked onto the handsome man who enters. With the Christmas cheer surrounding them, Cal lets his walls down enough to give into the lure of the perfect stranger.
The Taming and Training of Julia by A. Delight The Taming and Training of Julia by A. Delight Dec. 18, 2014 5381 words Read a sample
Julia is traveling in South America when she is abducted by insect-like humanoid aliens who know exactly how to manipulate the chemistry and sensibilities of humans in order to transform them into ultimate sexual playthings. The head trainer, Xanadu takes especial care with Julia and claims her as his very own. In the process, she will learn the nature of absolute submission and extreme pleasure.
Tania Is A Spy by Kanika G Tania Is A Spy by Kanika G Dec. 18, 2014 1295 words Read a sample
Tania gets a pair of binoculars for her birthday. She plans a fun spying expedition with Tanisha. What starts out as fun has a very exciting outcome. Read on to find out.
Spirit Guides: 3 Easy Steps To Connecting And Communicating With Your Spirit Helpers by Blair Robertson Spirit Guides: 3 Easy Steps To Connecting And Communicating With Your Spirit Helpers by Blair Robertson Dec. 18, 2014 14978 words Read a sample
In Spirit Guides: 3 Easy Steps To Connecting And Communicating With Your Spirit Helpers, psychic medium Blair Robertson shows you how to live a happier and more fulfilled life with your spirit guides.
Cillefoyle Park by Hugh Vaughan Cillefoyle Park by Hugh Vaughan Dec. 17, 2014 97417 words Sample 30%
Cillefoyle Park is a historical fiction novel about a bar man torn between the possibility of politics and the violence exploding on the streets of Derry, Northern Ireland at the height of The Troubles in the mid 1970’s. Caught in a nightmare world of secret negotiations for a ceasefire, his life spins on the edge of clandestine friendship, love, meetings and certain death at any wrong turn.
Short Shorts by Dom Cadiz by Dom Cadiz Short Shorts by Dom Cadiz by Dom Cadiz Dec. 17, 2014 1940 words Read a sample
Two shorts written by author, Dom Cadiz.
Advice From a Master by Henri Bauhaus Advice From a Master by Henri Bauhaus Dec. 17, 2014 1544 words Read a sample
Told in the first person, this piece of flash fiction revolves around a young man trying to hold down a routine job. In this tale, the young worker is exposed to some very, strange distractions.
Vi racconto l'Australia by Leo Valeriano Vi racconto l'Australia by Leo Valeriano Dec. 17, 2014 36228 words Read a sample
Volete sapere qualche cosa in più sull'Australia? Volete sorriderci sopra? Leggete questo libretto. E poi, è gratis!
Sensual Slopes by Sasha Blue Sensual Slopes by Sasha Blue Dec. 17, 2014 8413 words Read a sample
Ginger Anderson's life is turned upside down when she is pulled into a mysterious global cyber security threat and her fantasies are fulfilled during a night of lust and passion. But, the mystery intensifies when the sexy Anastacia takes control of the night. This erotic novella is for adults only! It contains steamy one-on-one sex between characters.
KSHM Project Presents: Waiting by Henry Martin KSHM Project Presents: Waiting by Henry Martin Dec. 17, 2014 5585 words Read a sample
Waiting is a short story about loss, pain, and the impossibility of letting go. KSHM Project is the result of a joint collaborative effort between an award-winning Australian photographer, Karl Strand, and an American author, Henry Martin.
Exposure Book 1 by Alexis Blake Exposure Book 1 by Alexis Blake Dec. 17, 2014 9636 words Read a sample
Here is the first book of the ‘Exposure’ Series, a passionate and evocative romance by Alexis Blake.
Electric Elizabeth: A Novel by Vincent C. Martinez Electric Elizabeth: A Novel by Vincent C. Martinez Dec. 17, 2014 62514 words Read a sample
In the isolated town of Blackbridge, Pennsylvania, ghosts roam the streets, mysterious lights float through forests, and, one day, lonely Milton Conroy's beloved wife is vaporized into nothingness . . . or so he thinks. Soon, Milton begins a frantic and obsessive search for his wife only to discover truths about her, and himself, that will change his life forever.
Road Trip into Mexico by Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven Road Trip into Mexico by Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven Dec. 17, 2014 13169 words Read a sample
Photographer Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven takes a 6 week road trip into Mexico. This book includes the places he visited and resources he used to plan for the trip.
Little Red Dress by Shiloh Saddler Little Red Dress by Shiloh Saddler Dec. 17, 2014 4402 words Read a sample
Marta attends the Little Red Dress Party for a ladies night out before the craziness of the Christmas season begins. She enjoys watching the women on the dance floor more than participating, until Traci catches her eye in a flirty cocktail dress. The two of them strike up a friendship over drinks, but as the night wears on will it end or lead to something more?
Captivated Book 1 by Alexis Blake Captivated Book 1 by Alexis Blake Dec. 17, 2014 9915 words Read a sample
Here is the first book of the ‘Captivated’ Series, a passionate and evocative romance by Alexis Blake.
Elf Saga: Doomsday (Part One: Blood of the Dragon) by Joseph Robert Lewis Elf Saga: Doomsday (Part One: Blood of the Dragon) by Joseph Robert Lewis Dec. 17, 2014 36468 words Read a sample
ELF SAGA: DOOMSDAY - Part 1 of 5: As Jenavelle and her companions search for a way to stop the coming dragon apocalypse, they are trapped in a town full of giant vermin and deformed peasants, but Jena has no patience for classic fantasy dilemmas. She's seen this song and dance a dozen times, and knows exactly how to handle monsters, curses, and witches: with fire and steel.
lenore and eliot by Elizabeth Brown lenore and eliot by Elizabeth Brown Dec. 17, 2014 64541 words Read a sample
By a fateful twist, amidst the aftermath of destruction and carnage caused by a catastrophic storm, two lovers marry and begin a family. But as the storm dissipates, so, too, do the hopes and dreams of Eliot and Lenore, forced apart again in the East and West, respectively, by another storm of equal power that seizes people, calls itself Western Alliance Reconstruction aka WAR.
The Six Swans by Manelle Oliphant The Six Swans by Manelle Oliphant Dec. 17, 2014 2097 words Read a sample
A short fairy tale retelling of The Six Swans. Originally by the brother's Grimm. A girl must save her cursed brothers by sewing shirts for them out of nettles. She can't speak until the task is finished.
Swingin' Heavy by Sara Jackson Swingin' Heavy by Sara Jackson Dec. 17, 2014 5431 words Read a sample
Dr. Kaite Jesmit has worked and sacrificed her entire life to make her first tier life a reality. Now that she's on top, she might throw it all away to run away with a circus that, like Katie, is not at all what it seems.
The Kingless Warrior by Jeff Ambrose The Kingless Warrior by Jeff Ambrose Dec. 17, 2014 55436 words Read a sample
In the most powerful city on the Ackpur Ocean, Tabard Cain seeks the truth of his past and a road to his future. But he finds himself caught between the intrigues of a shadowy thieving guild, the evil powers of a dark magician, and men who seek to overthrow the royal family and send the city into chaos. Forced to choose sides, Tabard must save the city -- while unveiling the mysteries of his life.
Perfection Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Perfection Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Dec. 17, 2014 10369 words Read a sample
Here is the first book in the ‘Perfection' Series, a seriously hot and provocative romance by Lucia Jordan, written in her signature style of high passion and emotion.
The Tomb #2 by Brian Williams The Tomb #2 by Brian Williams Dec. 17, 2014 1887 words Read a sample
The Battle Of Not Suppose To’s Part One: Part one of a series that has ties to the place of angels.
Josiah's Command: A Montana Lodge Bears Prequel by Vivian Wood Josiah's Command: A Montana Lodge Bears Prequel by Vivian Wood Dec. 17, 2014 11857 words Read a sample
Josiah Beran is fed up with his big, rowdy sons. All six men are big, built, and virile, but none of them has ever so much as considered settling down with a mate. Will these six swaggering bad boys choose to reform their skirt-chasing ways, or will they face the possibility of losing their inheritance, names, and native land?
To Kill a Priest - The Priors, Episode 4 by Weston Kincade To Kill a Priest - The Priors, Episode 4 by Weston Kincade Dec. 17, 2014 17008 words Read a sample
Chapters 17-22 The universe is much larger than people think—with worlds spanning into infinity and human kind evolving into everything from vampires to the unknown. Are you one of these unlucky few? Jedd isn’t certain he can trust this Cajun gambler, but something about him is like looking into a mirror, except with less swelling. Has fate joined them? Will this delay be Madelin’s downfall?
Christmas in Culm: Three Stories by Vincent C. Martinez Christmas in Culm: Three Stories by Vincent C. Martinez Dec. 17, 2014 36603 words Read a sample
Three supernatural tales of three people bound by sadness and hope in Pennsylvania's dark coal mining country. A young girl and her mother attempt to escape her abusive father, a lonely mailman receives a letter from his long-dead parents, and a retired woman finds a mysterious locomotive waiting for her in her backyard. Three tales showing that even in darkness, light can shine.