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Friday by Rik Hunik Friday by Rik Hunik July 31, 2014 4405 words Read a sample
(3600 words) A short horror story about a man who parties on Friday night, and is compelled by a strange, new drug to kill a woman. When he wakes up in the morning it's Friday again and apparently the murder never happened. (A slightly different version of this story first appeared in Midnight Times, #20, Winter 2008.)
Books By Vikash Gautam by Vikash Gautam Books By Vikash Gautam by Vikash Gautam July 31, 2014 95 words Read a sample
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How to Get a Mortgage Home Loan Online by Rick Smith How to Get a Mortgage Home Loan Online by Rick Smith July 31, 2014 5207 words Read a sample
The Process and FAQs for Home Buying Mortgages and Refinance Home Loans
Ashanti by Alan Granados Ashanti by Alan Granados July 31, 2014 62580 words Read a sample
Alen, un estudiante que vive su denominada "vida aburrida" como cualquier otro estudiante de preparatoria, hasta que, una chica le hace frente de una manera muy extraña, su vida, desde ese momento da un cambio radical, una revelación se le es hecha por la misteroriosa chica a quien desconoce totalmente, un secreto oscuro consumió su una vez puro corazón, misterio, romance y fantasía te atraparán.
The Demigod Interviews: Julian King by Mandy Oviatt The Demigod Interviews: Julian King by Mandy Oviatt July 31, 2014 4632 words Sample 20%
In this version, Olisbeth Mason interviews Julian King, son of Aphrodite. Julian King is the son of Aphrodite and works as a marriage and family therapist. He is also the designer and founder of a very prestigious dating website, where he's made millions of dollars helping people find their soul mates via the internet. What is it like growing up when your mother is the goddess of Love and Lust?
The Carpenter & the Queen by Michelle Lashier The Carpenter & the Queen by Michelle Lashier July 31, 2014 37681 words Read a sample
When single-mom Claire Matthews inherits an old home in Michigan, she starts a new life for herself and her son. But the house is in bad shape and winter makes repairs difficult. Carpenter Paul Sawyer has been hiding since his divorce, making handmade chess sets. But a customer's special request and a bad winter storm give him a second chance at love . . . if he's willing to take it.
Why I Do Robots Not Men 1 by Delilah D'Lishus Why I Do Robots Not Men 1 by Delilah D'Lishus July 31, 2014 6627 words Read a sample
After being dumped by her fiancé just weeks before her wedding, Jessica decides she’s done with men. But she’s got an off-the-charts libido that's in desperate need of sating. Thanks to year 2036 technology, Jessica is able to order a robot online named Nathan—endowed with extra large equipment—that will follow her every command and fulfill all her sexual fantasies.
The Lost Book by Marc Ironwood The Lost Book by Marc Ironwood July 31, 2014 932 words Read a sample
The travels of a lost book and how it was found. Also included are two short poems
'Fragments of Eternity' and Other Poems: A Chapbook by Ashley St. Clair 'Fragments of Eternity' and Other Poems: A Chapbook by Ashley St. Clair July 31, 2014 1641 words Read a sample
This chapbook of 24 poems presents a sampling of work over a period of eight years. Most of the poems are brief, deriving from the Japanese tradition of haiku, tanka, and sedoka, but a few longer works have been included. Nearly all have been previously published in literary and poetry journals or other publications. To preserve the formatting, it is offered only in PDF format.
Spirits of the Woods and Other Stories by Randal Doering Spirits of the Woods and Other Stories by Randal Doering July 31, 2014 102011 words Sample 20%
From the San Diego homeless to an American dad and his daughter travelling in Egypt, from San Francisco to Cairo, this collection covers a variety of story telling styles and subjects. Most of it is contemporary fantasy, but there are several sci-fi stories here as well, and one horror story. There are bound to be a few stories you will like in this collection, so give it a try!
Neptune Road Volume I by Betsy Streeter Neptune Road Volume I by Betsy Streeter July 31, 2014 7183 words Read a sample
Welcome to Neptune - where the air and sunlight are borrowed, the surface is unstable, and the people are - inventive. A sci fi adventure with hackers, misfits, a 9-year-old roboticist, a cyborg with an attitude, and an unreliable planet - and that's just to start.
Not Enough Hours in the Day by Edgar Million Not Enough Hours in the Day by Edgar Million July 31, 2014 4940 words Read a sample
Catherine Porter is drowning in life. Kids. Husband. Job. Not enough hours in the day. Then she finds a way to pause time. A way to become Mrs Perfect. The yummy mummy who has it all. Can anyone 'have it all' though?
Permanent Scars Preview Book by Terrence Gavin Willis Permanent Scars Preview Book by Terrence Gavin Willis July 31, 2014 14 words Read a sample
A 24 year old girl with a childlike mind, has visions of the Grim Reaper. Whenever he appears, someone always dies.
Teste de Ebook by edsonbertelli Teste de Ebook by edsonbertelli July 31, 2014 550 words Sample 50%
Teste de Ebook
Kacey & Friends at Camp Wildwood by C. Metzinger Kacey & Friends at Camp Wildwood by C. Metzinger July 31, 2014 27154 words Read a sample
Eighteen-year-old Kacey and her two best friends, Ava and Emma, have volunteered at a summer camp for children with special needs. Their friendship is challenged when Emma wants to call it quits. Kacey also has problems dealing with a troublesome boy named Bartley. Will her faith in God be enough to save his life?
Convicted by Taylor Evans Convicted by Taylor Evans July 31, 2014 21450 words Read a sample
The last time I saw my team was when we helped James Killer eliminate the Triton Agency. We had figured out that the agency we had trusted had betrayed us, killed Joey’s little sister, and tried to kill us. From that day on we were no longer legal agents of the Trion Agency, we were rouge agents of the nation.
The Link: Matthew's Beginning by Makala Thomas The Link: Matthew's Beginning by Makala Thomas July 31, 2014 76744 words Read a sample
The middle of three brothers, Matthew shares their disgust and hatred for their stepfather, Ben Lucas. Showing very little love and support for the family, Ben quickly became a figure of both fear and derision. One day, Matthew's elder brother Joshua steals money from Ben's wallet and buys a ring. Once he discovers the missing money, Ben threatens violence... A Fantasy/Romance novel.
Watchtower by Tom Stacey Watchtower by Tom Stacey July 31, 2014 3131 words
A lonely Watchman stands idle in his crumbling sentinel, his importance a thing of memory. Once his role seemed exotic and important; now he is a ghost, forgotten by man and beast alike. Yet there are some who remember, and their reach is longer than anyone could have imagined.
Black Cat Tales: Black Anne and by Andy Morris Black Cat Tales: Black Anne and by Andy Morris July 31, 2014 18509 words Sample 20%
In this second collection of stories, Black Cat Tales: Black Anne and Other Short Stories you'll find more of the most popular spooky (and sometimes mischievous) stories and flash fiction from Black Cat Tales.
Divine Irony: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon Divine Irony: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon July 31, 2014 8463 words Sample 100%
Divine irony shown through biblical citations. The premise accepts that God can be ironic and that this is manifest if not plain in the scriptures. Irony is not always obvious but can be discerned by context and logic.
Coexistent of Quality Estrangement by Daniel J. Dombrowski Coexistent of Quality Estrangement by Daniel J. Dombrowski July 31, 2014 1758 words Read a sample
In the future, law enforcement will have access to tremendous new technologies. Will they know they first thing about what to do with them? In this tongue-in-cheek look at police science run wild, Nancy Eberhard finds herself at the mercy of the newly hired department physicist.
Pursuit of Good Life in Africa by Francis Ayul Yuar Pursuit of Good Life in Africa by Francis Ayul Yuar July 31, 2014 1939 words Read a sample
In Africa, Pursuit of good life dominates ethical Conscience in Public Institutions, good Governance and Rule of Law Looking at the African Continent, my country in particular within this critical time of post independence politics and ethnic’s violence, one’s mind wandered with a mixture of confusions, dismayed and embarrassments.
Diary of a Messiah (July 2014) by David Santamaria Diary of a Messiah (July 2014) by David Santamaria July 31, 2014 16488 words Read a sample
I let you deduce written by who. You know, it's complicated to read on Twitter, therefore, I write this diary now to also display, in chronological order, and explain (with the links to the tweets), all these Miracles and Prophecies, of cosmic proportions for some of them (The world will need NASA's declaration), that God does through me. Blow your mind, read this miraculous diary!
The Sin, Shame and Guilt in Africa by Francis Ayul Yuar The Sin, Shame and Guilt in Africa by Francis Ayul Yuar July 31, 2014 2308 words Sample 100%
The concepts of sin, shame and guilt are difficult to define in traditional Africa. Metaphors are used to define what the term is in many languages in South Sudan. For example, touching a forbidden thing.
Rumpled Foreskin by John Fazem Rumpled Foreskin by John Fazem July 31, 2014 9766 words Read a sample
A Gay Fairy Tale. While at a royal fanfare, Miller tells a lie to the two kings in order to sound more impressive. He falls into despair when the kings want to meet the husband he boasted about, until a magical midget shows up to help him out of his dilemma. A modern re-imagining of Rumpelstiltskin.
Predator of the Blue Hearts - Volume One (Short Story) by Tiberius L. Pulcher Predator of the Blue Hearts - Volume One (Short Story) by Tiberius L. Pulcher July 31, 2014 4594 words Read a sample
A nefarious demon possessing a sexy eighteen year-old's body hands me the keys to breaking women with "blue hearts" and bending them to my perverted, sexual desires. Her wily powers, in one short night, allow me to ensnare a spoiled, eighteen year-old rich girl and engage in a wild threesome with two gorgeous, demon-possessed women in a bar restroom. Approximate length: 4200 words; ADULTS ONLY.
Squire Chloe's Demon by Harper Peace Squire Chloe's Demon by Harper Peace July 31, 2014 15719 words Read a sample
Squire Chloe's Demon - a tale of wishes. "My name is Chloe. I leave this record of the spirit, so the Temple and the city will know how the demon came to the City of the Sun." A short story of wishes and charms, from the Lands of the Sweet Waters.
The One Hundred Tale by Francesca Favole The One Hundred Tale by Francesca Favole July 31, 2014 3069 words Read a sample
Le (dis)avventure di Ridder Lomp e Josi Orochana, di cento in cento parole dai bardi cantate... [Racconto composto da Drabble]
The Silver Dragon Guild Part One by Kevin Hayes The Silver Dragon Guild Part One by Kevin Hayes July 31, 2014 46020 words Read a sample
The kingdom of Raymeria is a nation fresh from the grip of an authoritarian empire. After its liberation, it destroyed and buried all remnants of its subjugated past. However, one such secret that has been buried for over five hundred years is about to be unearthed.
Hair Loss: The Hair Loss Cure Guide, Hair Loss Treatment, Hair Loss Prevention & Regrowth by Richard Samuelson Hair Loss: The Hair Loss Cure Guide, Hair Loss Treatment, Hair Loss Prevention & Regrowth by Richard Samuelson July 31, 2014 4992 words Read a sample
What Causes Hair Loss? Best Hair Loss Prevention Tips Options For Hair Loss Treatment Best Ways To Promote Hair Regrowth How To Handle The Process Best Foods For Healthy Hair
Growing Easy Elegance Roses in Your Garden and in Containers by Robert Donaldson Growing Easy Elegance Roses in Your Garden and in Containers by Robert Donaldson July 31, 2014 656 words Read a sample
The Easy Elegance can also be grown in containers. Just choose a pot large enough to accommodate the root without restricting development of root and plant. Place the potted rose on a sunny patio or on a sunny windowsill.
Count Angelo by Makala Thomas Count Angelo by Makala Thomas July 31, 2014 99769 words Read a sample
When Bianca Davis and her family travel to Pennsylvania, she has no idea the trip will change her life completely. Count Angelo himself feels things he never felt before! With evil lurking around the corner and Bianca’s family trying to keep her away, Bianca and Angelo together fight to prove they belong together- even though he is a vampire... Join Bianca on an journey of true love and discovery!
Tiffy and Toffy - The Squashed Worm and Bramble Pie by Sam Wilding Tiffy and Toffy - The Squashed Worm and Bramble Pie by Sam Wilding July 31, 2014 763 words Sample 20%
A beautiful picture book for younger children. An old-fashioned, safe story, that helps with numeracy, reading and learning about wildlife.
Dream Garden by Bill Crumpler Dream Garden by Bill Crumpler July 31, 2014 1126 words Read a sample
When a demure, shy, plain-looking woman meets her handsome next-door neighbor, “something bold” comes over her. She tosses off her inhibitions—not to mention her thin white nightgown—and they explore her... dream garden.
Mysterious Life Part 1 by Matthew Melton Mysterious Life Part 1 by Matthew Melton July 31, 2014 13784 words Read a sample
In the beginning, there was Miller then Nicole. These two meet and there is an immediate connection and attraction between the two. Start out the series with how they met in the first part of the Book!
No Yetis Up Here... by William Petersen No Yetis Up Here... by William Petersen July 31, 2014 7495 words Read a sample
An idiot is smiled upon by luck and does what idiots do...
Gain Weight: The Ultimate Workout & Diet Guide For Skinny People by Richard Samuelson Gain Weight: The Ultimate Workout & Diet Guide For Skinny People by Richard Samuelson July 31, 2014 5082 words Read a sample
Why Do I Have a Hard Time Gaining Weight? Why Do I Have a Hard Time Gaining Muscle? Nutrition Tips Workout Tips for Skinny People Exercises to Add to Your Routine
Soul Match (short story) by Drew Avera Soul Match (short story) by Drew Avera July 31, 2014 3585 words Read a sample
A science fiction short story. In the midst of a civil war, May reflects on the love of his life, a love that may be lost.
Hidden Gems of Web and Mobile Development from Open-Source by Rakesh Kumar, Jr Hidden Gems of Web and Mobile Development from Open-Source by Rakesh Kumar, Jr July 31, 2014 2354 words Read a sample
Web and Mobile Development from Open-Source
EDYL - The Reading Department by Mark Capell EDYL - The Reading Department by Mark Capell July 31, 2014 11391 words Read a sample
It’s 2046 and Jake Radley has the career opportunity of a lifetime. But to take it he needs to acquire a strange, mysterious new skill — a skill that will clash with a startling scientific discovery that has the world in uproar. Drama, intrigue and a test of Jake's loyalties.
Search Terms: Alpha by Travis Hill Search Terms: Alpha by Travis Hill July 31, 2014 54361 words Read a sample
College sophomore Tyler Gallagher loves computers, video games, and Thanksgiving Break. He's timed the arrival of his computer components with the holiday vacation. Instead of enjoying his new gaming rig, he learns the strange computer can pull web pages from the future. Tyler and his girlfriend Kassandra are soon forced to deal with a future that might not be so bright.
Chronology of Important Events in South Sudan Nation by South Sudan Nation Chronology of Important Events in South Sudan Nation by South Sudan Nation July 31, 2014 2307 words Sample 100%
This book is a public domain item. You are welcome to read it for personal references about South Sudan. You may be a South Sudanese or not, but you must not publish this book for commercial purposes. Read it for yourself and stay blessed.
Kazalniki zelene rasti by Statistični urad Republike Slovenije Kazalniki zelene rasti by Statistični urad Republike Slovenije July 31, 2014 6597 words Read a sample
Kazalniki zelene rasti povezujejo okolje z ekonomijo; prikazujejo, v kolikšni meri se ob spodbujanju gospodarske rasti zagotavlja tudi trajnost naravnih dobrin, od katerih je odvisna naša blaginja. V publikaciji, ki je prvi poskus prikaza tovrstnih kazalnikov, je predstavljenih 19 kazalnikov zelene rasti, ki prikazujejo, v kolikšni meri se strategija zelene rasti uveljavlja v Sloveniji.
The Curse of Iron Eyes by Rory Black The Curse of Iron Eyes by Rory Black July 31, 2014 30352 words Sample 20%
Within minutes of arriving, Iron Eyes had killed them all -except for Harve Calhoon, their leader. He had somehow managed to slip away from his gang. Like a man possessed, Iron Eyes set out on Calhoon’s trail. It was a blood-soaked journey and the worst the bounty hunter had ever undertaken. Even for such a man of steel the odds he faced were fearsome indeed. Now death stared him in the face.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Niobium, Cheers, Frasier, Couples Retreat vs. Malin Ackerman Landslide, Patty Hearst vs. Stockholm Syndrome, and Magical ME 1st, Volume 41 by Rod Island Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Niobium, Cheers, Frasier, Couples Retreat vs. Malin Ackerman Landslide, Patty Hearst vs. Stockholm Syndrome, and Magical ME 1st, Volume 41 by Rod Island July 30, 2014 30300 words Read a sample
Volume 41 is a continuation of Volume 40. It covers Psychic Readings for 7/30 of 2014. It examines the plane crash in a Costco Parking Lot in San Diego. Vin Diesel covered the song "Stay" by Sam [Redacted]. Analysis is done on Patty Hearst and the Stockholm Syndrome. There was a landslide in Malin, India aligning with the 2009 movie "Couples Retreat' starring Malin Ackerman.
Top Destinations in Europe to Break Your Journey by Travelo Pod Top Destinations in Europe to Break Your Journey by Travelo Pod July 30, 2014 1397 words Read a sample
World's Top 3 Destinations in Europe to Break Your Journey
Once Upon a Kingdom: Blogisode One- Backstory by Staci Brush Once Upon a Kingdom: Blogisode One- Backstory by Staci Brush July 30, 2014 807 words Read a sample
Once Upon a Kingdom is a weekly blogisode from Author Staci Brush. She distributes the story from WordPress.com. Episode one is titled Backstory.
Shadows of Bloodshed by Dan Decker Shadows of Bloodshed by Dan Decker July 30, 2014 26559 words Read a sample
When the war between the Hunwei and the humans ceased without warning, not many people had survived. More than a thousand years later, when most thought the Hunwei to be a myth, Adar believed that the Hunwei would return. Adar and his reluctant son Jorad continued to search for a way to defend their people.
Startups and Entrepreneurs: Quotes from the World's best by Atticus Aristotle Startups and Entrepreneurs: Quotes from the World's best by Atticus Aristotle July 30, 2014 35209 words Read a sample
Quotes from the world's leading entrepreneurs: Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Sergey Brin, Warren Buffett, Sean Combs, Mark Cuban, Bill Gates, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Kathy Ireland, Steve Jobs, Daymond John, Kevin O'Leary, Larry Page, Tyler Perry, Eric Schmidt, Vera Wang, Mark Zuckerberg
Safe at Third by Walter Meyer Safe at Third by Walter Meyer July 30, 2014 3716 words Sample 20%
In this short story, Rob Wardell, the main character from "Rounding Third" goes to college and meets his next boyfriend, Bryan Murray. But before they can do much, Bryan needs to learn a few things.