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Esther's Excitement: Old Testament Erotica by B. Apple Esther's Excitement: Old Testament Erotica by B. Apple May 30, 2015 5970 words Read a sample
The Bible is full of sins and sinners, but few stories are more lustful than the untold story of Esther. The unfathomably powerful King Xerxes has set aside his last wife and is gathering up beautiful young virgins for his personal pleasure. Will Esther rise above them all to become queen, or will she merely be another concubine?
Devil's in a Different Dress (British Crime, Thrillers and Mystery) by Chris Barraclough Devil's in a Different Dress (British Crime, Thrillers and Mystery) by Chris Barraclough May 30, 2015 79524 words Read a sample
June 22nd, 1945. A broken band of British soldiers occupy the remains of a disquiet southern German town. Tensions between them and the surviving locals are at an all time high and a brutal, bloody murder could prove the tipping point. Packed with shocking twists and black humour, this is award-winning UK author Chris Barraclough's "most thrilling slice of crime so far".
Unmasked by Melody Grace Unmasked by Melody Grace May 30, 2015 13490 words Read a sample
Noelle Olsen is braced for another bad blind date — until a sexy stranger sweeps her off her feet and tempts her on a wild midnight tour of New York City. Ash Callahan doesn’t lose control. He’s built an empire on cool logic and sense — until a chance encounter with Noelle brings out the reckless streak he never knew he had. One night. Two unlikely hearts. No holding back.
Responsibility: Christian Character Series - Book 1 by JonAre Responsibility: Christian Character Series - Book 1 by JonAre May 30, 2015 10635 words Sample 20%
In "RESPONSIBILITY" Phillip learns a valuable lesson in what it means to be responsible and how important it is to ask for forgiveness. Phillip agrees to take care of his best friend's hamster, named Henry, while his friend Caleb and family are on vacation. Will Phillip learn what it means to be responsible in time before his friend comes back from vacation?
21 Mindsets:How to Rise to the Top and Stay There by Muyiwa Olumoroti 21 Mindsets:How to Rise to the Top and Stay There by Muyiwa Olumoroti May 30, 2015 2755 words Read a sample
You need to develop positive mindsets to achieve maximum impact if you want to ascend great heights and reach the top. The eBook 21 Mindsets - How to Rise to the Top and Stay There has been written to help you achieve just that. With the right mindsets, you can flourish, reach your maximum potential, rise to the top, stay there and make a difference.
An American Holocaust: The Story of Lataine's Ring by Kerry Barger An American Holocaust: The Story of Lataine's Ring by Kerry Barger May 30, 2015 45160 words Read a sample
On March 18, 1937 one of the most modern public school buildings in America exploded in a rural Texas community decimating the student population and destroying innocent lives. Considered the worst public school disaster in U.S. history, controversial theories surrounding this tragedy are still debated to this day. The event sparked changes that reverberated around the world.
213 Secrets to be Successful by Jose Alberto Rosario Herrera 213 Secrets to be Successful by Jose Alberto Rosario Herrera May 30, 2015 21331 words Sample 10%
This book is dedicated to change the lives of millions who are struggling in life in terms of managing their time, money, and style of thinking. After reading this book your vision about the world will change in a 360 degree. People will understand the word success and what is its real meaning.
Unexpected Quarters (Harlem's Deck 17) by Paul Smith Unexpected Quarters (Harlem's Deck 17) by Paul Smith May 30, 2015 3330 words Read a sample
Following the disastrous events at Masquerade, Elliot finds himself a wanted man. Who will he turn to? Come across 'Harlem's Deck' for the first time? Check out 'Harlem's Deck: First Hand', which collates the first twelve episodes of Elliot and Jaret's story.
Red-Hot Ruby by Sandrine Spycher Red-Hot Ruby by Sandrine Spycher May 30, 2015 20755 words Read a sample
A ruby with the shape of a rose. A precious jewel. A rare and unique piece of art. Reese Carter and Juliana Farrell are eager to hold it in their hands. But only one of them can have it. Carter and Farrell will face any challenge and danger for that red-hot ruby. Nothing can stop them from stealing the most beautiful gem they’ve ever seen.
In The Rain (M/F: Public, Anal, One Time Only) by Sophie Sin In The Rain (M/F: Public, Anal, One Time Only) by Sophie Sin May 30, 2015 1339 words Read a sample
Naked in the rain, no one can see us right now. It's a stolen moment of passion. I run my hands through her curly brown hair. I don't even know her name, but she's doing this to me. Her soft body, fast hot breath and passionate pink tongue are getting their way. I'm hers.
Level P by B. Heather Mantler Level P by B. Heather Mantler May 30, 2015 7094 words Read a sample
Code Name Isaac was sent to find Level P. He doesn't know why or what his is supposed to do when he gets there. Isaac just hopes that he can find someone to give him the right directions.
Cut Out by L. Jordan James Cut Out by L. Jordan James May 30, 2015 44 words Read a sample
A very very short poem dedicated to love
IROG: A Vision of Souls Searching for Meaning and Contentment. by Mia Villanueva IROG: A Vision of Souls Searching for Meaning and Contentment. by Mia Villanueva May 29, 2015 1031 words Read a sample
Living and working on a farm were my own late grandparents' legacy to my family. Their property in Villasis , Pangasinan is now a vacant lot which has remained almost untilled for many years, waiting for a long-awaited renewal. My late father, an agriculturist, also gave our family a firsthand view into the life tied to the soil when we resided inside a provincial nursery-farm in Negros Oriental f
On a High Shelf by L. Jordan James On a High Shelf by L. Jordan James May 29, 2015 91 words Read a sample
Poetry
Incident in the Guadalupe Mountains by James Hold Incident in the Guadalupe Mountains by James Hold May 29, 2015 8067 words Read a sample
Love, adventure, weird menace, and a touch of magic follow O'Ryan and his ostrich when they visit West Texas.
Phantasia (Book One: Into the Rain) by Riyadad Ullah Phantasia (Book One: Into the Rain) by Riyadad Ullah May 29, 2015 183043 words Read a sample
After finding the body of a dragon in a metallic desert, Red finds out that he is the reincarnation of a messiah worshipped by an insectoid alien race bent on invading his star system. Swept into a dangerous adventure across glacial swamps, cloud cities, and dead stars — Red must evade his true purpose in the world, to summon a forsaken deity trapped in another realm.
A Review of A Review of "An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America" by History Book Reviews May 29, 2015 805 words Read a sample
An Imperfect God reveals complexities and contradictory attitudes of George Washington and misconceptions about him. Washington, though born into a wealthy family, had only his name to improve his station. He was viewed as uneducated but was well-read and versed in frontier knowledge. He grew up with wealthy planters but was never meant to be one, an opportunist that often lied to improve himself.
A Kid Named Billy, a Review of A Kid Named Billy, a Review of "The Billy the Kid Reader" by History Book Reviews May 29, 2015 2389 words Read a sample
No figure of the American West has been harder to explain than Billy the Kid. So little has been confirmed about his life and exploits that getting at his truth is a monumental task. Hundreds of books and articles have been printed about him, as well as numerous movies made, but nothing has been as sensational as the dime novel of the 1880s and most of the books following.
Be Lifted Up by Denise N. Fyffe Be Lifted Up by Denise N. Fyffe May 29, 2015 3103 words Sample 15%
The hardships we face in life can rip you up, turn you over and leave you feeling like you have been inside a tornado. Break ups, loss of a job, death of a loved one, personal injury and even betrayal by those closest to you. This book contains poetic verse of encouragement, hope, faith, love and reverence; granting direction to a more positive and spiritually focused state of mind.
A Review of A Review of "Internal Improvement" by History Book Reviews May 29, 2015 865 words Read a sample
The promise of liberty was hardly able to be promoted by the implementation of internal improvements during the early years of the American nation because few people could agree on how to carry out the improvements or who had the right to make the improvements: the federal government, the state governments, or private investors and/or corporations.
Shell Out by Jeremy Bursey Shell Out by Jeremy Bursey May 29, 2015 25608 words Read a sample
Greg would love to enjoy a prosperous life, filling his apartment with luxuries, going out with friends, and meeting the girl of his dreams. But there's a problem: He's poor. Even when he makes a valiant effort to work hard for the money, someone or something finds a way to snag his earnings from him. Is it just how life works? Or is it possible for him to give his desires a chance?
A Review of A Review of "Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War" by History Book Reviews May 29, 2015 1040 words Read a sample
Peter Maass makes it clear, in Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War, that he blames Slobodan Milosevic and other Yugoslavian leaders, such as Franjo Tudjman, for the horrendous atrocities performed during the Bosnian War and places significant, but lesser, blame upon the United Nations, and particularly the United States, for not intervening when they could have. Some blame is placed on the Ottomans.
I Won't Cry by John Dryer I Won't Cry by John Dryer May 29, 2015 785 words Read a sample
Warning: some adult content. Some of this might shock you from what you'll read here. I won't cry I know why Cuz I don't give a flying... Or a sack of nuts About what the ... she's doin Or about who the ... she's screwin
No One New by John Dryer No One New by John Dryer May 29, 2015 646 words Read a sample
Warning: some adult content. Some of this might shock you from what you'll read here. Please don't go when you've come back. Lay in my arms before you run back to him. Say you weren't there then. It was too good to relive again.
For Our Sake by Virginia T. Watson For Our Sake by Virginia T. Watson May 29, 2015 435 words Read a sample
If I could hold you now, I'd give my whole world. Just to feel your touch, I'd do whatever it would take. It means that much To keep hoping For our sake.
Still of the Night by Jason Fite Still of the Night by Jason Fite May 29, 2015 1830 words Sample 10%
A quick short story of a chance encounter of two strangers and the night that follows. A bit of a beach fantasy to many, short, sweet and to the point.
"It Could Happen to You" and Other Poems by Daniel Hargrove May 29, 2015 4010 words Read a sample
Here is my sixth free short ebook of poetry, 36 poems for your perusal and enjoyment. There will be two more books to follow. The poems range from the philosophical and introspective to the romantic and exuberant. Hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them! Feel free to review, I would love to hear what you think.
Black Brick - Part One by Dan Decker Black Brick - Part One by Dan Decker May 29, 2015 17031 words Read a sample
After Jake Ramsey survives a shootout in a dark alley while trying to protect an executive from a powerful and well connected government contractor, his suspicions began to grow that the covert government organization he works for has been subverted by somebody that doesn’t have the country’s best interest at heart.
The Forbidden Novel by Julio Mario Espinosa Jimenez The Forbidden Novel by Julio Mario Espinosa Jimenez May 29, 2015 3273 words Sample 20%
The fascist regime of a country banned a novel. To enforce this law they created a police force in charge of chase after the disobedient citizens who dare to read the novel. But the cops don't know the title, or the plot of the book.
Chaya - a Short Story by Jessica O'Toole Chaya - a Short Story by Jessica O'Toole May 29, 2015 4501 words Sample 20%
Stian has committed the ultimate crime of Arde Sapere; now his life lies in the hands of the ruthless Triumvirate. But his part in the future isn't over - he may be the last one who can find the fabled Creator, but whether he likes what he'll find is another matter.
Apestoso y Enrrollada by Edgar Ramon Perez Cordero (Edrapecor) Apestoso y Enrrollada by Edgar Ramon Perez Cordero (Edrapecor) May 29, 2015 11206 words Read a sample
5 jovenes en la peor miseria
Muddy Men by Sam Knaip Muddy Men by Sam Knaip May 29, 2015 16017 words Read a sample
Saul Mamzer is an ordinary file clerk leading a tedious and uneventful life. His daily routine is filled with monotony, needlessly repetitious work, secret drinking and an ever growing disgust for his family life. The orderly world around him begins to crumble when he decides to bring the alienation of the big city to a small town.
Suttetræets hemmelighed by Michael Andersen Suttetræets hemmelighed by Michael Andersen May 29, 2015 1486 words Read a sample
På deres treårs fødselsdag skal tvillingerne Jonas og Sofie sige farvel til deres sutter. Sutterne bliver, med mors og fars hjælp, hængt på det gamle suttetræ på toppen af bakken, og de får fine gaver i stedet for. Efter en svær nat uden trøst fra sutterne skal de passes af Bedste, og hun deler en helt særlig hemmelighed med dem..
Russia vs Turkey: The Geopolitics of the South & the Turk Stream Pipelines by Iakovos Alhadeff Russia vs Turkey: The Geopolitics of the South & the Turk Stream Pipelines by Iakovos Alhadeff May 29, 2015 52869 words Read a sample
This long essay is the second part of a series, with the first part being “USA Russia & China in the Middle East: Alliances & Conflicts”. Over 80 maps are used to explain the energy war between Russia and Turkey, two countries that have been fighting for regional dominance for many centuries.
Drink Your Carbs: eat. drink. sweat. REPEAT by Steven Deutsch Drink Your Carbs: eat. drink. sweat. REPEAT by Steven Deutsch May 29, 2015 75998 words Sample 50%
Drink Your Carbs is a guide to losing weight without giving up alcohol. Display a copy prominently on your living room bookshelves and we guarantee that your next Tinder and/or Grindr date will rate you one star higher than your personality merits.
Taboo: Mother May I? by J.T. Stone Taboo: Mother May I? by J.T. Stone May 29, 2015 26126 words Read a sample
The Great Recession hit Fay Dunlap hard. She lost both of her car dealerships and was in serious debt. In desperation, she agrees to cash in on her looks and make an adult film. But the big money is in a special series featuring incestuous themes. If Fay is going to work her way out of this jam, she, and her handsome young son, are going to have to put themselves in some very compromising position
আম্মু, বিছিয়ে দাও আঁচল খানি by Tanzir Uddin আম্মু, বিছিয়ে দাও আঁচল খানি by Tanzir Uddin May 29, 2015 3685 words Read a sample
অবশেষে যদিআলোয় আঁধারিতে ছুঁয়ে দাও অবেলার আহ্বানটুকুতে তবে রেখে দেবো শতাব্দীরঅস্ফুট ভাললাগা গুলো এক করে এই মাহেন্দ্র ক্ষণে যদিসুরের তারায় নামে হারানো বেলার রোদনটুকুতে দেখো কীঝঞ্ঝা ! হারিয়ে যেতে বসে যদিঅবশেষ বেলার কান্না তবে, মেঘদেশী নয়, আমারঅতৃপ্ত আকাঙ্খায় রাখো দুটো তারার ফুল ।
Das Geheimnis Ihrer Existenz by Gute Nachrichten Das Geheimnis Ihrer Existenz by Gute Nachrichten May 29, 2015 16425 words Read a sample
Eine in allen Zeitaltern immer wieder gestellte Frage ist ein Geheimnis, das die Menschheit während ihrer ganzen Existenz herausgefordert hat. Diese Frage lautet: „Wozu bin ich hier?“ Ist das Leben nur Zufall – eine ziellose Existenz?
Very Short Very Wicked by Joshua Scribner Very Short Very Wicked by Joshua Scribner May 29, 2015 1302 words Read a sample
Two flash pieces. Two micro pieces. At total of about 1200 words with no conscience.
Adam's Love by Adnan Ali Adam's Love by Adnan Ali May 29, 2015 15126 words Sample 100%
Adam is a 16 year old teenager who attends at his local secondary school. He fancies Zhara, a South Asian student. Adam has fancied Zhara ever since he first saw her when she started at his secondary school towards the end of second term in Year 10. Will Adam tell Zhara he fancies her? Read on to find out...
All I've Ever Wanted (The At Last Series: Book 1) by Cindy Lox All I've Ever Wanted (The At Last Series: Book 1) by Cindy Lox May 29, 2015 13483 words Sample 10%
Sexual Content/18+/ Five years after learning that her almost stepbrother/love of her life betrayed her, Hannah Lawson is still trying to pick up the pieces. Recently graduated from writer's college, she meets the rebellious yet gorgeous hotel heir, Lucas Sanders. Can Lucas help Hannah forget about her past? Or will her past find it's way back to her, destroying anything to make her his again?
Extinction by Mark Leney Extinction by Mark Leney May 29, 2015 31894 words Read a sample
What would happen if dinosaurs suddenly appeared on the streets of London? First in an intended trilogy...
Elohim: Ancient Science Fiction or Biblical God? by Kerry Barger Elohim: Ancient Science Fiction or Biblical God? by Kerry Barger May 29, 2015 37047 words Read a sample
Have you ever wondered who first penned the bible and where its familiar stories originated? Some say much of it was written by Moses. Others believe it to be a collection of tales told generation after generation around the campfires of nomads. Recently, scholars have uncovered another explanation that has been found in recently discovered 5,000 year-old texts---it is one that defies belief!
Green Grow The Rashes And Other Stories by William Meikle Green Grow The Rashes And Other Stories by William Meikle May 29, 2015 16567 words Read a sample
These seven short stories, all previously published in magazines or anthologies, contain magic, monsters, ghosts, history, beer, Scotland, scifi, fantasy, horror, singing, more beer and fun.
Tania Casts A Spell by Kanika G Tania Casts A Spell by Kanika G May 29, 2015 1920 words Read a sample
Tania and Tanisha come across an old spell that brings bad luck. They decide to use it on a boy who often teases them. They think it is harmless fun because we all know spells don't actually work. But then terrible things happen to the poor boy. Tania feels really guilty. But how did the spell work? Read on to find out.
Love and a .38 by Len du Randt Love and a .38 by Len du Randt May 29, 2015 5296 words Read a sample
Love and a .38 is a short story about love and consequences. When a 17 year old boy gets his girlfriend pregnant, he decides that the only way out of his predicament is to commit suicide. Going through with it, however, proves more difficult than thinking about it, and he weighs his options while pondering on the hardest decision in his short life: to pull the trigger or not…?
The Avid Listener by M.Y. David The Avid Listener by M.Y. David May 29, 2015 2612 words Read a sample
An enormous man bawling his eyes out on the bus one night. A young passenger, curious but caring goes over to see if the man is okay. Everyone has their own demons, after all.
A Sister's Revenge by Shani Finn A Sister's Revenge by Shani Finn May 29, 2015 4249 words Read a sample
Revenge is a dish...best served with your body From the queen of dark adult stories Knowing her younger sister was murdered by a vicious gang, a young woman has only one thing on her mind. Revenge... But to get her chance she must endure an initiation. Will her motivation prevail or will her body shut down from the ruthless punishment she must endure... Adults only
Finding Love by C. M. Okonkwo Finding Love by C. M. Okonkwo May 29, 2015 9938 words Read a sample
Finding love wasn't easy for Samantha, but when love finally came to her, it suddenly vanished... so she teamed up with a Private Investigator and went to find it back.
Die Reichsdeutschen - Das Dritte Reich als dritte Supermacht auf Erden? by Martin Neumann Die Reichsdeutschen - Das Dritte Reich als dritte Supermacht auf Erden? by Martin Neumann May 29, 2015 55908 words Read a sample
Dank des Internets ist das Thema "Reichsdeutsche" bzw. "Dritte Macht" mittlerweile vielen Deutschen ein Begriff geworden. Doch was hat es mit den Geruechten wirklich auf sich? Wer steckt in Wahrheit hinter dem vieldiskutierten UFO-Phaenomen?