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Inspirational Poetry & Prose for Cancer Patients by Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro Inspirational Poetry & Prose for Cancer Patients by Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro Dec. 21, 2014 4262 words Read a sample
The words in this book are carefully chosen to meet both young and old audiences. The structure is simple and well drafted making it easy to convey the message across. It is my personal conviction that this book will provide hope and healing to all fighting all forms of cancers. I am, because we are. I believe in the courage and strength of anyone battling this dis-ease. Wilson the Poet 'Mandela
DARK ATTRACTION:  CHAPITRE 1  du LIVRE 1 Quiver of Darkness (extraits) by Vanessa Jackson DARK ATTRACTION: CHAPITRE 1 du LIVRE 1 Quiver of Darkness (extraits) by Vanessa Jackson Dec. 21, 2014 22958 words Read a sample
Quand Alexandra Williams rencontre Ethan MacAlistair, elle devine immédiatement que cet homme n'est pas pour elle. Il est arrogant, détestable, d'une froideur réfrigérante, pourtant une attraction irrésistible les pousse l'un vers l'autre. Malgré son propre passé, dont la violence a éclaboussé l'adolescence, malgré les ténèbres recouvrant celui du milliardaire...
Colourful Poetry by Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro Colourful Poetry by Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro Dec. 21, 2014 6136 words Sample 30%
In Colouful Poetry... every poem has a story to tell just like every colour has a mood to drive.
The Alien Star Chamber (Part One) by V Bertolaccini The Alien Star Chamber (Part One) by V Bertolaccini Dec. 21, 2014 25989 words Read a sample
High quality action-packed stories of explorers encountering mind-bending aliens/entities from beyond space and time! In the first a voyager of colossal magnitude and origins crashes into the Antarctic and Russian intelligence agencies uncover it from beneath the ice near an American ice station! In the second explorers find a pulsating alien sphere and enter a black hole it holds in its confines!
The 8 P's of a successful new radiology centre by robpaul ebook, Sr The 8 P's of a successful new radiology centre by robpaul ebook, Sr Dec. 21, 2014 3631 words Read a sample
Who would benefit from reading this ebook? Radiologists and other clinicians Healthcare consultants, operations managers and business development specialists Hospital administrators Anyone who is interested in healthcare operations and business growth!
Africa by Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro Africa by Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro Dec. 21, 2014 6102 words Sample 35%
Africa is a must read!!! Wilson Amooro is a needed voice in the true world of pure poetry. A soul blessed with the rare gift of interpretations. I am impressed with the heart and art of Author Wilson Amooro, and I am honored to call him, my brother. Published Poet Ronnie Lee Daise, USA
The Flush by Francesco Verso The Flush by Francesco Verso Dec. 21, 2014 3432 words Read a sample
There's a new drug around, the mysterious Flush, whose effects are very controversial. Try it and everything will "sound" differently. Flush is a short fiction, a striking piece of "flash fiction", to be read at full throttle, like you would do with a Trance sound track pushed up to 150 rpm. Flush is also a crossmedia project (www.flush.zone) from Future Fiction Factory: born from a short story
Waiting For Santa Claus by Juliet Atherton Waiting For Santa Claus by Juliet Atherton Dec. 21, 2014 9378 words Read a sample
Used to spending Christmas alone and apart from her now-grown children, hope arrives for Louise for a better Christmas this year in the form of a phone call. But can it be the Christmas she had hoped for?
The Three Wizened Men by Lindsay Johannsen The Three Wizened Men by Lindsay Johannsen Dec. 21, 2014 1954 words Read a sample
Nothing happens in isolation. Momentous events are always accompanied by peripheral happenings, each with a greater or lesser link to the main issue. Often these affairs are overshadowed, and when the dust finally settles and the official accounts are written they are, for one reason or another, not included. Such applied to certain other doings relevant to that first Christmas Day...
Eïdenemar by David Duménil Eïdenemar by David Duménil Dec. 21, 2014 10896 words Read a sample
Eïdenemar, la Voleuse d'esprit, est une épée au pouvoir étrange qui recèle un lourd passé. À travers les âges, la magie qu'elle recèle a causé bien des ravages. Elthornal, jeune orphelin elévé par les elfes, va l'apprendre à ses dépens... Cette nouvelle écrite en 2008 à partir du thème "De la chair à l'acier" s’adresse à tous les amateurs de fantasy.
Collaborative Learning in Learner Development by JALT Learner Development SIG Collaborative Learning in Learner Development by JALT Learner Development SIG Dec. 21, 2014 80837 words Sample 20%
Collaborative Learning in Learner Development (“CLiLD”) presents 12 chapters, comprising reviews of the field, dialogue, action research and reflections, which together offer a multifaceted and critical new look at the widely held assumption that people learn best in groups.
Before The Fall by Ludwig Von Penthoven Before The Fall by Ludwig Von Penthoven Dec. 21, 2014 553 words Read a sample
Short Short, Mystery.
The New Tablet: Concepts for the Next Generation by Jesse Steele The New Tablet: Concepts for the Next Generation by Jesse Steele Dec. 21, 2014 8022 words Read a sample
The tablet can be capable of so much more. Take a re-look at what tablets can be capable of. Reconsider factors of today's market while revisiting recent history of technology's development.
The Smart Guide to Startups for Would-be Entrepreneurs by M. Richardson The Smart Guide to Startups for Would-be Entrepreneurs by M. Richardson Dec. 21, 2014 51 words Read a sample
Here’s what you get in the free eBook: Essential business design concepts; Productivity methods and tools, including outsourcing; Graphic design tools and a discussion on branding; Business promotion and price strategies; Basic Web design as well as essential customer base building principles.
What Everybody Ought to Know about Weight-Loss by Jude Fox What Everybody Ought to Know about Weight-Loss by Jude Fox Dec. 21, 2014 1631 words Read a sample
With all the confusion and miss-information around the issue of weight-loss, this easy to understand and accurate ebooklet is just what you've been waiting for. Understand the role of fats and carbohydrates as well as how your mind might be sabotaging your efforts to lose weight.
Mirror Lake And The Fish King by alvinna edwards nwoko Mirror Lake And The Fish King by alvinna edwards nwoko Dec. 20, 2014 1923 words Sample 20%
Ronnie's imagination convinces her older brother Deshazier not to hook the oldest fish in the lake, the Fish King.
The Parkour Accident by Logan Long The Parkour Accident by Logan Long Dec. 20, 2014 1809 words Read a sample
A man gets together with some friends and his girlfriend after high school graduation, and a silly stunt takes a deadly turn. The man, who does the stunt, falls on his head. His friends call paramedics, who examine the man's injuries and pronounce him dead at the scene. The man goes to heaven and is greeted by his guardian angel, who gives the man the chance to learn the truth of how he died.
Storms Much Stronger (and Other Woe) by mrgoetsch Storms Much Stronger (and Other Woe) by mrgoetsch Dec. 20, 2014 11424 words Read a sample
A young man buys a small home, intending to renew it for profit. Shortly after moving in, he begins to suspect that he is not alone. A dangerous presence lingers around him, claiming his sanity and his welfare. With only his mind and endless days ahead, follow our protagonist into his darkest nightmares.
Castigation by Jeff McDargh Castigation by Jeff McDargh Dec. 20, 2014 2775 words Sample 20%
What happens when we die? Do we go up, do we go down or do we just fade away. One man is about to find out. A short ghost story for the holidays. Merry Christmas and thank you for reading
Three Tales by John Jenkins Three Tales by John Jenkins Dec. 20, 2014 11369 words Read a sample
Three tales for children and some adults. The Magician - A fable style tale about a young man looking for protection that he could have done without. DreamDancer - a young girl wants to dance and gets her chance with remarkable results. Marshall - A number-loving cat, with the help of a mathematician causes trouble in the neighborhood.
The Lying Mirror by alvinna edwards nwoko The Lying Mirror by alvinna edwards nwoko Dec. 20, 2014 61317 words Sample 20%
Linda Laakenworth obsessed with beauty makes unwise decisions because of envy. The target of her aggressive envy is Jackson Dillard an inner-city paraplegic who is very popular amongst the students and staff at college. Jackson rescues Linda from a near fatal act of aggression that back fires in her face and leave her badly scared. Jackson reintroduce Linda back into society.
How Jesus Healed People And How You Can Too A Scientific Explanation by Greg Dinneen How Jesus Healed People And How You Can Too A Scientific Explanation by Greg Dinneen Dec. 20, 2014 6444 words Read a sample
Jesus healed a lot of people, of physical and psychological illnesses, by using scientifically valid methods. Such as, the faith [placebo] effect; the healing touch; therapeutic massage; simple remedies like poultices; prayer and fasting. And, Jesus wanted everyone, not just Christians, to use his healing methods.
The Bugle Trilogy by Norman MacDonald The Bugle Trilogy by Norman MacDonald Dec. 20, 2014 179453 words Sample 15%
Three complete novels in one edition! "The Bugle Trilogy" is Norman MacDonald's epic story of a young man who resists his country's push towards police-state militarization and war. Readers who enjoy Hemingway will be drawn into MacDonald's simple yet powerful writing. Bonus material: an essay and afterwords to the novels are included.
The Crystal Dogma #1 S.N.O.S.M. by Brian Williams The Crystal Dogma #1 S.N.O.S.M. by Brian Williams Dec. 20, 2014 1913 words Read a sample
The Crystal Dogma is a principle or set of principles or stupid full of hot air bullshit laid down by delusional authorities as undeniably or spit in the wind true to make said persons feel good about themselves in the moment. It’s shitting on someone’s day for a laugh, pulled pranks that bring tears, and on a cosmic level unfulfilled desires.
Iphigenia by Angus Brownfield Iphigenia by Angus Brownfield Dec. 20, 2014 2123 words Read a sample
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Complete Me by K. Scott Lewis Complete Me by K. Scott Lewis Dec. 20, 2014 9742 words Sample 20%
The greater the magic, the greater the price, and love magic is the greatest of all. Dalin spends his evenings ferrying lovers as a gondolier, wishing he could be one of the them. Drawn to his longing, a faerie promises to teach him the spell to find his true love. When the woman of his dreams is pulled from another world, no magic in life can guarantee a happily ever after.
Christmas Sleigh Ride by Matthew Keville Christmas Sleigh Ride by Matthew Keville Dec. 20, 2014 1132 words Read a sample
You think you know him. You don't. He is so much older than you think. He has worn many masks and many names down the ages. But not matter how many masks he wears, no matter how many names we give him, how many roles he takes, he remembers the time before the ages began. And he remembers his first duty. In the darkest part of winter, he rides out to carry the light across the world.
I'm Not Different...I'm A Masochist by Robert E Vonne I'm Not Different...I'm A Masochist by Robert E Vonne Dec. 20, 2014 2041 words Read a sample
Why does it hurt so much to be me? What is wrong with just being who I am without harming others? The price of being different than the other bees in the hive is that they'll try to sting you to death. Still, I'd rather be an authentic me than be a mindless, soulless cipher, always being and doing as I'm told. It takes a little masochism, though. Mature content. ~1720 words.
One Way Ticket by william cook One Way Ticket by william cook Dec. 20, 2014 11103 words Read a sample
Fast Train To Hell . . . From the belly of the swamp issues forth a visit in the middle of the night from a force as dark and unimaginable as hell itself. Poor pig-farmer Abel Laroux, must battle the demons of his past as well as the nightmarish reality of the present, as he confronts a devilish visitor who has come to collect on an outstanding debt, inherited by Abel from his forefathers.
The Great Deception by davidberko The Great Deception by davidberko Dec. 20, 2014 47474 words Sample 20%
The Great Deception opens up with a military operation conducted by the Free Republic of North America well underway. Operation Switchblade's purpose is to salvage military hardware and specs otherwise in danger of falling in the wrong hands. Meanwhile on the other side of the world Mossad agents Tryone Banks and Seth Markov leave the safe house in Moldova for an assignment in Germany.
The Fisherman's Daughter by K. Scott Lewis The Fisherman's Daughter by K. Scott Lewis Dec. 20, 2014 18953 words Read a sample
Sold into slavery and unwilling to accept her fate, Meiri escapes and flees into the forbidden woods. The elf prince finds her. Obsessed by a secret glamour he can’t control, he breaks all his people’s taboos to possess her. But desire makes slaves of its owners, and once more unwilling to submit to fate, she uses the prince as her instrument of vengeance even as she negotiates for her freedom.
Snowed In by Katerina Love Snowed In by Katerina Love Dec. 20, 2014 23886 words Read a sample
When Kara knocks on antisocial Mr. Brier's door, he is unwilling to help her. However, the approaching blizzard makes it impossible to turn her away. While they drive each other crazy at every turn, a passion that cannot be ignored sparks between them in this holiday story.
Callie, a Lagarta do Natal by Smiley Balloon Callie, a Lagarta do Natal by Smiley Balloon Dec. 20, 2014 0 words Read a sample
Uma história de Natal para toda a família. Callie a lagarta do Natal se perde. Ele encontra esperança no nascimento de Jesus!
Zero Hour, Shifting Power by davidberko Zero Hour, Shifting Power by davidberko Dec. 20, 2014 65112 words Read a sample
It's the year 2041 and a lot has happened since. The Great Economic Collapse of '39, the Riots of 2040...all culminating into the Second Civil War in 2041. The dust has barely settled and there are already new enemies, new conflicts.  When the fog of war lifted, America was carved up into six sections, all ruled by despots who answered to no one. Almost no one. There is however this one organizat
Le Pietre di Talarana IV - Parte I by Alessandro H. Den Le Pietre di Talarana IV - Parte I by Alessandro H. Den Dec. 20, 2014 14078 words Read a sample
Anteprima gratuita dei primi 3 capitoli del romanzo Le Pietre di Talarana 4, a gennaio 2015 in tutti gli store!
The To Hell With You Diaries by Mark Trimeloni The To Hell With You Diaries by Mark Trimeloni Dec. 20, 2014 95501 words Read a sample
Philip’s best friend Jacob sits naked in a wheelchair. The secret behind the accident that got him there is too horrific to believe. Even as Michael, Jacob’s father, fights his own demons to free his son, Philip is the only hope. Philip must deal with his own sexual abuse to find Jacob and free him from the other side. A place of pedophiles and demons hell bent on possessing both boys.
Save As by Tyler Stalkie Save As by Tyler Stalkie Dec. 20, 2014 9559 words Read a sample
Denver is about to start work on his next book. He seeks out a secluded cabin in Colorado as his place to write. A night of intense wind and rain changes everything. Denver finds himself trapped under the dirt with only his laptop and imagination. In complete isolation and left to his own devices, Denver uses the tools of his trade to document the ultimate survival story.
The Lifers - A Ghost Story by Edgar Million The Lifers - A Ghost Story by Edgar Million Dec. 20, 2014 5276 words Read a sample
There are different rules in the darkness. When she first starts her new job, working the night shift in a nocturnal call centre Elizabeth immediately knows something is wrong, a coldness in the atmosphere and her creepy colleagues watch her every move. There are different rules in the night. A dark secret lies at the heart of this community and Elizabeth doesn’t know if she wants to find out.
Rex and his Bad Hair, Bad Wave by Bob Scott Rex and his Bad Hair, Bad Wave by Bob Scott Dec. 20, 2014 634 words Read a sample
Rex and his hair are unique. For one thing his hair is always messed up. Some say that Rex’s hair has it’s own personality, which is true. You see Rex’s hair does look different from most kids, but it also does something that no other hair does- it can talk! Bad Wave is a story about friendship, learning from mistakes and the power of imagination.
Fish Tales - A Three Story Sampler by Marva Dasef Fish Tales - A Three Story Sampler by Marva Dasef Dec. 20, 2014 7167 words Read a sample
Three short stories from the collection, "Mixed Bag II: Supersized." Fish Story - Colonists to a distant planet find salvation in a fish. The Vision - Charlie can't get terrifying images out of his head, but why? Chilpequin 22 Miles - The bartender is big and hairy. Could it be? Nah, it couldn't. Could it?
Joshua's Withdrawal by John Flannery Joshua's Withdrawal by John Flannery Dec. 20, 2014 19006 words Read a sample
Joshua's Withdrawal deals with a young man struggling to cope with his own imminent mortality.
Am002 by Audiation Am002 by Audiation Dec. 20, 2014 1 words Read a sample
Issue 2 June 2014 features discussions with DJ Shehzad, Matthew Daniel and Junior UKG & Martin Carr. Including music from Ödland, Jason Bye, DJ S.K.T, Ooberfuse, Pascale B, Champion Records, New State Music & more!
Mathematical Analysis of Truncated Icosahedron by H.C. Rajpoot by HARISH CHANDRA RAJPOOT Mathematical Analysis of Truncated Icosahedron by H.C. Rajpoot by HARISH CHANDRA RAJPOOT Dec. 20, 2014 1809 words Read a sample
All the important parameters of a truncated icosahedron such as normal distances & solid angles of the faces, inner radius, outer radius, mean radius, surface area & volume have been calculated by using HCR's formula for regular polyhedron. This formula is a generalized dimensional formula which is applied on any of the five platonic solids.
Murder, Mayhem, Monsters, and Mistletoe by Lindy Spencer Murder, Mayhem, Monsters, and Mistletoe by Lindy Spencer Dec. 20, 2014 58067 words Read a sample
Seven authors, seven visions, seven short stories make up Murder, Mayhem, Monsters, and Mistletletoe. Rae Ford, Rodney Hall, C.R. Garmen, Michelle Rabe, Lindy Spencer, Jamie Sheffield, and Brenda Tetreault share their stories in this winter-themed anthology.
His Secret Desire by Drew Sinclair His Secret Desire by Drew Sinclair Dec. 20, 2014 34173 words Read a sample
Clayton Hargrave is successful, wildly good-looking, rich and will do anything to get what he wants. Katy Maldon is a desperate woman living off grid and using her expert technical knowledge to stay one step ahead of her enemies. Will she sidestep the crazy world of the billionaire's secret desires and keep her anonymity or will she give in to her own desires and be brought to her knees?
Wisdom to Survive II: 30 Messages to Help You Get Through the Month by JULIUS BOATWRIGHT Wisdom to Survive II: 30 Messages to Help You Get Through the Month by JULIUS BOATWRIGHT Dec. 20, 2014 3385 words Read a sample
Wisdom to Survive II contains 30 messages to help you get through the month.
Un rêve éveillé by Laurence Labbé Un rêve éveillé by Laurence Labbé Dec. 20, 2014 2465 words Sample 5%
Par une journée de canicule un homme va se réfugier en forêt au bord d'un lac. Il va y faire une rencontre surprenante qui l'amènera à réfléchir sur ses capacités à changer le monde...
Forever Us by Caylie Marcoe Forever Us by Caylie Marcoe Dec. 20, 2014 11791 words Read a sample
Two years ago, Riley Logan agreed to go on a reality dating show with her best friend, Travis Grayson. She didn't expect to fall in love with him. One year ago, Travis asked Riley to marry him. She said yes. Now in the days building up to the wedding Riley and Travis navigate through the finishing touches. A bachelorette party Riley is sure to never forget. And the day they finally become one.
Ariston: A Stranger's Promise by Bryan Andrews Ariston: A Stranger's Promise by Bryan Andrews Dec. 20, 2014 19697 words Sample 20%
A Stranger’s Promise is a heart-pounding thrill ride, that follows Ariston, a gladiator with a mysterious past who fights for his life in and out of the arena. This is the first installment of the serial series and runs roughly fifty pages. Equal length installments will be released monthly to continue the adventure.
Dream Myself Alive At Christmas by Brian Lovestar Dream Myself Alive At Christmas by Brian Lovestar Dec. 20, 2014 6043 words Sample 15%
Special Christmas Preview Edition of the novel 'Dream Myself Alive' by Brian Lovestar, featuring a brand new exclusive Christmas chapter, an extended author preface and a preview of the original novel 'Dream Myself Alive' itself. When you go to sleep, where do you really go?