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count von Luckner's escape by Anton Flude count von Luckner's escape by Anton Flude July 09, 2014 2365 words Read a sample
New Zealand 1917-The daring escape of Count Von Luckner, who, together with his shipwrecked crew, were held as prisoners of war on an island situated 25 miles from the mainland during the latter part of the first world war in 1917.
H. A. Carter by Kimberly Fuller H. A. Carter by Kimberly Fuller July 09, 2014 27820 words Read a sample
Harvey Carter never aspired to be a killer. He wanted to live a normal life, in a normal house, with a normal family. Sometimes, despite how hard we try, some of us can never be normal. Walking through the cold hallways of his high school one Monday morning, Harvey goes far beyond normal, leaving the town of Stillwater to never feel normal again.
The Boarding School Part 1 by Elizabeth Thorn The Boarding School Part 1 by Elizabeth Thorn July 09, 2014 9285 words Read a sample
A young woman's adventure that will mature her and lead to her true love.
Red and the Wolf: Erotic Fairy Tales 1 by Anya Kelly Red and the Wolf: Erotic Fairy Tales 1 by Anya Kelly July 09, 2014 9733 words Read a sample
What is a wolf to do when the need for his mate has gotten out of control? Rolf has known Karina was the one for years, and he's done waiting. He'll have her now! Karina has no idea what's waiting for her when she goes to visit her grandmother. Instead of her lovely Nana she finds someone much bigger awaiting her arrival. Much much bigger! Will she be able to handle everything her wolf mate needs?
Accession - FREE PREVIEW EDITION (The First 5 Chapters) by Terah Edun Accession - FREE PREVIEW EDITION (The First 5 Chapters) by Terah Edun July 09, 2014 13890 words Read a sample
Sixteen-year-old Katherine Thompson wasn’t trained to rule a coven. That was her sister – perfect, beautiful Rose. But when a mysterious plane crash kills off the heir presumptive of the Sandersville coven she has no choice. After stepping in to fill her sister’s shoes, Katherine realizes she didn’t have a clue – faery wars, depressed trolls and angry unicorns are just the beginning.
Your Mother's Love - (1 of 2 book set) by Niki Alling Your Mother's Love - (1 of 2 book set) by Niki Alling July 09, 2014 514 words Read a sample
Your Mother’s Love, shows children many of the positive qualities of a mother’s love, using fun animals and nature illustrations. A silhouette of a mother, is used throughout the book as a gentle reminder to children, of the connection between a mother’s love, and the illustrated scenes included. Written in rhyming verse. (Your Father's Love, will be available for sale soon to most ereaders!)
Life Lessons from Motorcycles - Seventy Five Tips for Thriving Through Holistic Nutrition by Liz Jansen Life Lessons from Motorcycles - Seventy Five Tips for Thriving Through Holistic Nutrition by Liz Jansen July 09, 2014 5020 words Read a sample
Holistic nutrition is derived not only from the food you eat, but also from community, meditation, wisdom, sensuality, and play. A healthy diet now paves the way for a healthy future. Not only do you feel better, but it can prevent illnesses that hold you back from your potential—and your dreams. You feed your motorcycle only the highest quality ingredients. Why do anything less for yourself?
Secret of Secrets: The Revelation of OCCOULIA - Reality is Programmable! by Moorpheus Hakim Secret of Secrets: The Revelation of OCCOULIA - Reality is Programmable! by Moorpheus Hakim July 09, 2014 19789 words Sample 100%
What we call reality is really a computer generated simulation. We created this simulation on the plane of soul as a learning simulation to teach us the knowledge of good and evil by experiencing. We then created avatars (bodies) for ourselves to operate within this simulation. Since this reality is a computer simulation, it is programmable. OCCOULIA is the programming language. Learn the secret!
Majestic Wonderbread - Earthbound and Seeking Hidden Treasure by J. L. Forbes Majestic Wonderbread - Earthbound and Seeking Hidden Treasure by J. L. Forbes July 09, 2014 59407 words Read a sample
Majestic Wonderbread is smart, imaginative, witty and insightful - and this is just the extraterrestrial girl's human name! Majestic (a.k.a. Jestica) is a ten year old from the planet Meir. She comes to Earth on a mission with her parents and younger brother. These two siblings disguised as human beings spend their school year making friends with sea mammals inside a secret cove!
The Black Grouse by Frankie Lassut The Black Grouse by Frankie Lassut July 09, 2014 8921 words Read a sample
The Black Grouse is an English hero in Scotland, helping out where the Scottish can’t, mainly due to their love of barley based refreshments. With his team, not only does the Grouse perform well at the Highland games, but also in his mission. The villains are English too, a right mad duo, but are sorted out by the grouse and his friends. The real villain is a Scot,
Red Axe, Black Sun by Michael Karner Red Axe, Black Sun by Michael Karner July 09, 2014 76659 words Read a sample
Dryston of Decia, a poisoned fighter, his ex-lover and sorceress Kyra Celeste and a girl with a death list tattoo will decide the fate of a whole world. Will they find the man who is guilty of Dryston’s slow death? Is there a cure? With the fate of the world uncertain, prophecies told and legends rising, how will Dryston and his comrades decide the world’s fate?
CONTAINED--Issue #1 (Extermination) by Bruno Muraca CONTAINED--Issue #1 (Extermination) by Bruno Muraca July 09, 2014 4335 words Sample 10%
Quarters University was just an average college campus. Until suddenly, a virus hit it that began turning people sick, and some of them...into something else. Now, as the residents of Quarters are cut off from their city and loved ones by the quarantine fence, they must survive, and keep all of their secrets safe.
The Manual of Technical Communication: A Practical Guide to Writing Documents by UAH Business and Technical Writing Program The Manual of Technical Communication: A Practical Guide to Writing Documents by UAH Business and Technical Writing Program July 09, 2014 28965 words Read a sample
A guide for new and experienced professionals who need to write effective technical documents.
CHARLOTTE the pup and WANNABE WALLABY by J. Christian CHARLOTTE the pup and WANNABE WALLABY by J. Christian July 09, 2014 12391 words Read a sample
Charlotte and her Mommy are saved from marauding canines by her four faithful “buddyguards". While Charlotte and her new friends are on a play date at Joe’s, he is attacked by Stinky and The Stench, who are duly dealt with by the buddyguards, too. Truly, this is a magical tale of the magic of doggies.
Undead Genesis: Zombie by Colten Steele Undead Genesis: Zombie by Colten Steele July 09, 2014 15497 words Read a sample
Deep in the rainforests of Brazil a young boy from a remote tribe watches as his father is murdered. His desire for vengeance causes him to make a decision that could eventually unleash an undead epidemic upon the civilized world. Undiscovered species and mystic powers merge to create a new threat mankind could never fully prepare for.
Le Pietre di Talarana- Il Cacciatore di Pietre by Alessandro H. Den Le Pietre di Talarana- Il Cacciatore di Pietre by Alessandro H. Den July 09, 2014 7945 words Read a sample
In questo breve prequel inedito a L'Ombra del Tiranno e, per estensione, alla Saga Le Pietre di Talarana, vengono ripercorsi i fatti precedenti l'inizio dell'avventura di Greg e dei suoi compagni in un ricco mix di intrighi ambientato tra Selthon, Naren e Renodia. Lettura ideale per ingannare l'attesa prima dell'uscita di Le Pietre di Talarana IV.
Generic by Steeven R. Orr Generic by Steeven R. Orr July 09, 2014 2448 words Read a sample
It is the year 2087 and a worker steps from the crowd and uses a gun to become more than just generic. The sixth in a series of free short stories by Steeven R. Orr, author of Holliday’s Gold.
Past the Horizon by D.C. Williams Past the Horizon by D.C. Williams July 09, 2014 6986 words Read a sample
Two very young men in WWII era uniforms stand in a field, gazing at each other with their hands clasped. This is their story.
Red Flag by Vera Alexander Red Flag by Vera Alexander July 09, 2014 5098 words Read a sample
This story takes place in a township in South Africa where temptations abound for the unwary. Naledi tries to help and support her best friend Princess. This story explores the repercussions that could result from indiscretion.
The Black Queen Series by Janneth Mazibuko The Black Queen Series by Janneth Mazibuko July 09, 2014 9244 words Sample 15%
A romance short novel told through poetry conversations.The Black Queen series is a movement for the extra-ordinary woman, although it is written from the perspective of a black woman, I believe that any woman will be able to relate to it.
Descent by John Mason, Jr Descent by John Mason, Jr July 09, 2014 14573 words Read a sample
When Corin was chosen to endure the Descent to become a paladin of his Order, he didn't know what to expect. The test was a mystery nobody talked about, but he was hoping the Goddess would protect him on this journey. However, what he didn't know, was that the apparition accompanying him during this time would force him to confess his deepest secrets, and feelings for his student, Walkar.
Half Heart by Lacie Perry Parker Half Heart by Lacie Perry Parker July 09, 2014 42678 words Read a sample
Everything seems to be getting back to normal as Layla and Brydon are crowned King and Queen of two kingdoms and look forward to their life of ruling together. However, the enemy has other plans which are made clear after a failed attempt on Layla's life turns into a kidnapping. She must keep faith that help will come, but not before taking matters into her own hands.
Havana Casas Particulares: Reviews and Photos of The Best Apartment Rentals in Vedado, Cuba by Mario Rizzi Havana Casas Particulares: Reviews and Photos of The Best Apartment Rentals in Vedado, Cuba by Mario Rizzi July 09, 2014 8735 words Read a sample
The following mini-guide is a list of some of the best and cheapest casas particulares in Havana. These are independent, privately owned apartments and rooms which can be rented throughout Cuba. By renting one of the casas particulares in this guide, you will have the opportunity of experiencing Havana life from a local perspective, avoid tourist traps, and save a lot of money.
The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Week 28: ZOOphilia (Part 2) (Bestiality) by Barbie Lez The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Week 28: ZOOphilia (Part 2) (Bestiality) by Barbie Lez July 09, 2014 2440 words Read a sample
My name is Barbie Lez and I am an ‘eroticaholic’. While even the most mundane things can inspire me to write one of my perverse stories, most begin with a fantasy. Because they cannot all become a fully-fledged story, I have decided to release one of these “mini-stories” each week. The theme varies between Bestiality and Lesbianism, but one thing always remains constant; they are hot and steamy!
The Small Business Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team by Richard Parkes Cordock The Small Business Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team by Richard Parkes Cordock July 09, 2014 25060 words Read a sample
The Small Business Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team Tools and Methodology to Get the Best From Your Team in Just 4 x ½ Day Sessions
5000 Praises To GOD by GEORGE 5000 Praises To GOD by GEORGE July 09, 2014 75714 words Read a sample
This book has 5000 Praises to GOD from Bible. Please read and be blessed.
Legal Foundation for Start-ups: A quick and complete guide to legal principles that build great start-ups by Suyash Manjul Legal Foundation for Start-ups: A quick and complete guide to legal principles that build great start-ups by Suyash Manjul July 09, 2014 9382 words Read a sample
The Indian legal system is highly complicated and add to that lack of knowledge on part of the founders of a business you get is constant struggle and frustration. While it will take some time to bring change (since a new business friendly regime is in power). It is necessary to introduce startup founders to those legal principle that will help them build great startups.
Come Save Me - Let Me Be by Jason Wallace Come Save Me - Let Me Be by Jason Wallace July 09, 2014 384 words Read a sample
Maybe it will all be better tomorrow. Maybe things won’t have to be this way. Maybe, at the edge of all of this sickness and sorrow, Is the dawn of some brighter day. I don’t feel like I can go on any longer. I don’t know just how to make this right. The pain and the strain of a loss of hope Getting only stronger Is strangling me ever so tight.
Leather by The Being Leather by The Being July 09, 2014 1134 words Read a sample
A mini release by The Being showcasing works from his upcoming book arriving in 2015
Undone by Erik Harssan Undone by Erik Harssan July 09, 2014 4071 words Sample 50%
Another patient is identified and sent to the sanatorium at the feet of the Final Mountains
Outsmarted by Maria Rattray Outsmarted by Maria Rattray July 08, 2014 15587 words Read a sample
James' busted tooth leads him on a merry chase to hospital with his posh mum, who has to confront her own steroetyping prejudices. Will James win her over? He can be very annoying towards his mum, so he needs to back off and muster all of his diplomacy and cunning skills to try to win through. Can you learn from James?
I Don't Need to Know by The Poetry Man I Don't Need to Know by The Poetry Man July 08, 2014 612 words Read a sample
You told me tonight That we really need to talk I said go ahead You said hardly anything at all All you could say to me Is you can't make it work All I could say was ok I didn't want to cause you hurt But I'm the one hurtin here The one that was left all alone Maybe I could've believed in it more Maybe I could've let my feelings show Maybe you have someone else
Rawan - A Comedy Short Story! by Niladri Chatterjee Rawan - A Comedy Short Story! by Niladri Chatterjee July 08, 2014 1566 words Sample 30%
This is the story of a simple Indian man. How his life was turned into hell within a week due to his friend Pawan (he usually calls him Rawan). Not a must read kinda story but you'll surely enjoy what you'll pay for.
Lost It All by The Poetry Man Lost It All by The Poetry Man July 08, 2014 495 words Read a sample
I could be the one to cherish you To always let you know I'm there for you To be the rock to hold you up When you feel like you'll fall If you're not afraid you'll fail You might find Heaven in your Hell In these arms that'd carry you If you think you've lost it all
7 Best Stories of Maupassant by Michael Stern 7 Best Stories of Maupassant by Michael Stern July 08, 2014 12306 words Read a sample
Guy de Maupassant! He is such a beloved writer of modern times! And how many beautiful and ever-green stories has he written! 7SeriesBooks introduces this great literary figure to the modern young adult reader by wrapping his 7 best stories in a book! It is a perfect collection to feel the real flavor of the great writer of our times. It is 7, it is quick, and easy to read in a week’s time!
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Scandium and Sunflower Diaries 18th, Volume 21 by Rod Island Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Scandium and Sunflower Diaries 18th, Volume 21 by Rod Island July 08, 2014 38623 words Read a sample
Volume 21 is a continuation of Volume 20 with news articles for 7/8 of 2014. It is a republication of "Sunflower Diaries," Volume 21. It covers news that appeared 24 hours after what was written in Volume 20 regarding superhero themes and "Twin Peaks" regarding the house Laura Palmer lived in being put up for sale in Everett, Washington on 7/7 of 2014.
A Warm Afternoon, A Dark Summer Night by Jesse Zaraska A Warm Afternoon, A Dark Summer Night by Jesse Zaraska July 08, 2014 3056 words Read a sample
“A Warm Afternoon, A Dark Summer Night” tells the story of a young boy named Thomas as he learns about life and death while growing up on a farm.
Southland of the Holy Spirit by Peter McArthur Southland of the Holy Spirit by Peter McArthur July 08, 2014 5368 words Read a sample
Was the explorer de Quiros' prophecy about Australia from God?
Lucy the Llama and her Purple Pajamas by S.C. Clarke Lucy the Llama and her Purple Pajamas by S.C. Clarke July 08, 2014 701 words Read a sample
A children's book about a llama named Lucy who loved the color purple.
How God's Light Blinded Me by Mason Torrey How God's Light Blinded Me by Mason Torrey July 08, 2014 8800 words Read a sample
After 32 years of being a dedicated Christian, Mason Torrey stumbles across difficult logic and faces the hardest decision of his life.
The Legend of the Light Keeper's Gold - A Summer Camp Mystery Kids Adventure by Ginny Lassiter The Legend of the Light Keeper's Gold - A Summer Camp Mystery Kids Adventure by Ginny Lassiter July 08, 2014 8224 words Read a sample
The kids from Miss Shoe’s Orphanage get caught up in another adventure when they uncover a hidden map of a lost treasure! Their suspenseful journey takes them from the Light Keeper’s cottage to a forgotten vault buried deep inside the island! But they need to watch out for a suspicious old fisherman who will do anything to keep it for himself!
BREED   The secret design to maintain racial inequality among the despised classes by William Chasterson BREED The secret design to maintain racial inequality among the despised classes by William Chasterson July 08, 2014 99076 words Sample 20%
Breed chronicles the incredible transformation of a cute and loveable kitten into a brutal dictator. Along the way our hero is forced to realize the complexity of the world he lives in as he is coerced to make one compromise after another. This Kafkaesque novel delves into the darkest corners of the human condition in search of the causes of racism and inequality.
Good Intentions by Eric Gilliland Good Intentions by Eric Gilliland July 08, 2014 49183 words Read a sample
Rochelle has nothing but good intentions when it comes to saving her family from financial ruin, and she and lover, Chris Porter, take up her father’s moonshine operation to pay the family debts. She begins supplying the Russian mob with large amounts of moonshine for their international smuggling ring.
A Spy in Berlin: The Professional Friend Preview by Astrid Julian A Spy in Berlin: The Professional Friend Preview by Astrid Julian July 08, 2014 38313 words Read a sample
A Spy in Berlin is a preview of The Professional Friend, the tale of an NSA director who unwittingly helps an organized crime gang to infiltrate the world of legitimate business and the former NSA analyst who tries to stop him.
Krai Continued by David Evans Krai Continued by David Evans July 08, 2014 16853 words Sample 10%
Krai Continued holds three more short-story tales of those who had become friends and more with the intelligent alien warship Krai Potential. The origins of the enigmatic “Yellows”, who became human extensions of the legendary warship. The personal lives of the Krai’s “family”; Monks Bree and Kler, and even an offspring for Krai?
Get out of my dreams by Fernando Trujillo Get out of my dreams by Fernando Trujillo July 08, 2014 79914 words Read a sample
There must have been millions of guys like me. But something incredible showed me I was wrong, that I was special in a way I couldn’t explain except that I knew it had all begun the night I met twin girls who would change my life for ever . . . the night I was standing naked in a museum with people all around me. Even though it sounds like I’m making all this up, it all began with a dream . . .
Święci Wyklęci by Leo Święci Wyklęci by Leo July 08, 2014 63425 words Read a sample
Sposób w jaki została opisana bohaterskość takich postaci jak Tadeusz Pietrzykowski, Witold Pilecki, Aleksander Bugajski czy Maksymilian Kolbe może komuś przywołać skojarzenia z amerykańskimi superprodukcjami filmowymi. Całkiem słusznie, gdyż wśród Polaków również są legendy największego formatu, zasługujące na to, aby świat się o nich dowiedział.
Time Spell by T.A. Foster Time Spell by T.A. Foster July 08, 2014 67935 words Read a sample
Ivy, a witch who spends her days practicing her brand of good magic in a sleepy little city, often time travels to observe events of the past and turn them into compelling stories for her fans. After a trip to glitzy 1968 Las Vegas, everything in her life begins to unravel. Ivy faces the most heart-wrenching sacrifice of her life.
Journal of a Living Key - LOST - A Prequel by Jennifer Kimberly Carberry Journal of a Living Key - LOST - A Prequel by Jennifer Kimberly Carberry July 08, 2014 158212 words Read a sample
I am not normal. I see things I don't think I'm supposed to see. I can see Demi-dead and Sentinels; creatures that my best friend Billy can't see. My world started changing the second a strange Demi-dead named Xylon and a guy named Janus decided to stomp all over my perfect world. There's some half human/half demonish creature called the 'Key' I'm supposed to find. The Key...
Conscious Slumber by Tyler Benz Conscious Slumber by Tyler Benz July 08, 2014 4083 words Read a sample
Is there more to this universe than just the conscious and unconscious states of mind? Can you reach deeper, deeper, deeper still, until you come to an uncharted dreamscape frontier? Greg certainly thinks so. And to numb the darkness of his conscious life, Greg works to discover this new reality, a place where nobody can bother him, where he can rule supreme.