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The Art of Begging by Jamie Wang The Art of Begging by Aug. 28, 2016 3518 words Read a sample
The unnamed narrator is an ex-alcoholic beggar. His fifteen-year old sister, Lauren, is a talented pianist, a loving sibling, and also terminally ill. She only has a chance at life left but needs money. When everyone else has seemingly submitted her to fate, her homeless big brother must save her life.
Snapchat 40 by Mitchell Jespersen Snapchat 40 by Aug. 28, 2016 1713 words Read a sample
"I felt sunlight on my face- it was late afternoon; some streamed into the bedroom- and realized not only that Akemi and I could be seen from outside but also that the photo would be a good one, those chinks of light on my face and on Akemi. Her legs were bare but in the shadow looked dark and smooth, almost as if she were wearing dark green stockings. Short chapters added often.
The King 52 by Mitchell Jespersen The King 52 by Aug. 28, 2016 1026 words Read a sample
Sayaka was wearing a thin white cotton blouse, a nice one, gauzy fabric with a dark blue, near black flower pattern. Through it he felt her skin. They stood on the pavement and held each other close a while, didn’t hurry. His nerve endings tingled with the sensation of hers as his emotions poured. A love story. Short chapters added often.
The Kaiser by Bledar Tola The Kaiser by Aug. 28, 2016 10673 words Read a sample
The parking structure was nearly full and she had to squeeze her Honda into a too small space, carefully slipping out so as not to chip Mr. BMW's paint job. The walk to the Kaiser building was short, but it didn't matter, because the rain made quick work of her hair and make up, soaking her to the skin in a matter of moments.
Rise of the Resistance (War for Orion Trilogy Book Two) by Conner Walworth Rise of the Resistance (War for Orion Trilogy Book Two) by Aug. 28, 2016 106171 words Read a sample
Anlon and Kanti must now dig deep into the past if they're to find a way to take out the crodillians. Merikh has tightened his control on Orion and his army looks like it can't be defeated. If the survivors are to win this war, they must band together and forget about pasts. Many sacrifices will have to be made and lives will be lost. But this is war. This is the rise of the Resistance.
A Guide to the Book of 1 Timothy by Zack Willey A Guide to the Book of 1 Timothy by Aug. 28, 2016 4569 words Sample 50%
The principle lesson I take away from 1 Timothy is this: God is immensely more intelligent and complicated than we can fathom. We can argue endlessly about the details of his reign and our servitude, but in the end it doesn’t matter and can actually be destructive. Love God with all of your heart, don’t stress the details, leave those to God, and shine your light to the world.
Several Incidents in Frank Craven's Week by David Halliday Several Incidents in Frank Craven's Week by Aug. 28, 2016 8052 words Sample 20%
Several Incidents in Frank Craven's Week is a novelette, Part of a multi series of books under the banner THE INVISIBLE MAN. A college teacher in mid life starts over with a new wife and child. A friend from childhood is returning to town with a surprise announcement. Old friends meet again. And a serial killer is checking out power saws in the local hardware store.
Whosoever Believeth by Mark David Craycraft Whosoever Believeth by Aug. 28, 2016 10106 words Sample 20%
his dialogue driven mystery puts a spin on DNA evidence and cyber-crime that has yet to be explored. Dive into the world of manipulation and internet scandal that comes to a small Appalachian town. You'll think twice before you link a single fiber of evidence to a suspect again.
Comic Book Series: The Barbarian King by Frank B. Thompson III Comic Book Series: The Barbarian King by Aug. 28, 2016 0 words Read a sample
Comic book series of the original book 'The Barbarian King' for the young at heart.
A Collection of Woeful Tales by Jerrica Rommel A Collection of Woeful Tales by Aug. 28, 2016 4386 words Read a sample
Impossible decisions, sacrifices, and heartache occupy the disfigured worlds in A COLLECTION OF WOEFUL TALES. As each hero/heroine tries to do the right thing, they are faced with either forgiving and forgetting ... or exacting revenge.
The Legacy of Solomon by John Kinsella The Legacy of Solomon by Aug. 28, 2016 121546 words Read a sample
A story of archaeology set in modern day Jerusalem and the search for the Temple of the Jews, destroyed in 70AD by the Roman Emperor to be Titus, who sacked the city and razed the Temple to the ground.
Wonder & Woe by Joshua Bennett Wonder & Woe by Aug. 28, 2016 2233 words Read a sample
There is a layer, which lay beneath the precipice of what is seen and what is sensed. Wonder & Woe is a collection of short stories, setting the soul to explore this ephemeral realm of the human consciousness. From the horrors of war to a hidden malevolence, it is a compilation of wild tales from the tenebrously imaginative mind of Joshua Bennett.
The Alien Orb by V Bertolaccini The Alien Orb by Aug. 28, 2016 88369 words Read a sample
An action-packed novel with two high quality mind-boggling science fiction horror thrillers! A celestial orb of inconceivable magnitude and origins exploring universes detects something of unknown origins on this world, and explorers uncover the deadly supernatural orb buried away with treasure! Explorers stumble upon a mysterious sphere with a pulsating vibration and enter a black hole it holds!
Prueba by Paula Paduano, Jr Prueba by Aug. 28, 2016 603 words Read a sample
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The Darkest Days (Death & Decay Book 0.5) by R. L. Blalock The Darkest Days (Death & Decay Book 0.5) by Aug. 28, 2016 17262 words Read a sample
Officer Wyatt Ward is sworn to protect and serve. But as fear takes hold…as the city descends into chaos…as the zombies rise… What is a man who is sworn to protect to do as the world dies?
(No) Dogmatics by Volker Schunck (No) Dogmatics by Aug. 28, 2016 23500 words Read a sample
In the synoptic gospels Jesus’ origin, path of life and goal is described. This is about eternity and sense. Where do we come from, what does give our lives meaning, where will we go after our dying? What is the human and who is God? How the life of Jesus took place, his speeches and work, I have compiled exemplarily from the synoptic gospels.
Eruditus by Matthew Knowles Eruditus by Aug. 28, 2016 6290 words Sample 20%
ERUDITUS is a collection of two short science fiction stories by author Matthew Knowles. Settle in for a dark look at the seedy underbelly of two very different societies.
Os 144.000 eleitos, A Sétima Trombeta by Eliel Roshveder Os 144.000 eleitos, A Sétima Trombeta by Aug. 28, 2016 11283 words Read a sample
Os eleitos do Apocalipse são o maior mistério da terra, pois serão selados e terão poderes angelicais para lutar contra o Anticristo e a Besta. Os poderes deles serão enormes, o principal deles será o de teleportação para fugir do controle do Anticristo. Eles já estão na terra, você pode ser um deles.
British sailors in Indian stinking jails! by VED from VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS British sailors in Indian stinking jails! by Aug. 28, 2016 5781 words Sample 20%
A group of British sailors/veterans are in an Indian jail. I do not know if they have been freed, as yet. This news came to my attentions a couple of months back, even though they have been in jail for a few years now. This was a news, which I had been expecting for quite some time. In fact, when the BPO revolution commenced, I had the gut feeling that these kinds of happening are in the offing.
Homeless #1 by Christopher Lee Cousino Homeless #1 by Aug. 28, 2016 12129 words Read a sample
First story in series! Randy Hudson has it all. A wonderful family, beautiful home, and a successful, thriving business. But Randy's oldest daughter, Rose, is turning his perfect world upside down. Even worse than Rose's disrespectful new attitude is her disrespectful new boyfriend, Mark. There is something off about the arrogant teenage boy...and Randy won't rest until he finds out wh
User Generated Content (UGC) & Pengaruhnya Terhadap Trafik by Dewaweb User Generated Content (UGC) & Pengaruhnya Terhadap Trafik by Aug. 28, 2016 2290 words Read a sample
Anda bisa membeli hosting murah dan domain murah di www.dewaweb.com. Di ebook ini, Anda akan mendapatkan informasi menarik mengenai teknik meningkatkan trafik dengan cara mengoptimalkan user-generated content (UGC). Kenapa trafik penting untuk sebuah website? Karena selain bagus untuk bisnis, trafik juga memengaruhi SEO.
Planet X by Eduard Joseph Planet X by Aug. 28, 2016 15559 words Read a sample
The illusive Planet X has been discovered and is on a collision course with earth. Most of earth's population were evacuated into underground bunkers, but a handful of expats must survive the elements and effects of the approaching rogue planet.
Avery Cates: The Sewer Rat by Jeff Somers Avery Cates: The Sewer Rat by Aug. 28, 2016 3199 words Read a sample
A free Avery Cates short story set after the events of The Shattered Gears Omnibus.
Abide Abode by Noah Silverman Abide Abode by Aug. 28, 2016 12898 words Read a sample
In the future two boys are finding their parents dead. In the present Anna holds a book that asks strange questions. In the past Noah looks for answers to rearrange the dice. 'The chips are falling and if the dice don't roll in favour, the fantasy of reality begins to fall apart.'
Minimum distance between any two arbitrary points on a sphere or globe given the latitudes & longitudes using vectors by HARISH CHANDRA RAJPOOT Minimum distance between any two arbitrary points on a sphere or globe given the latitudes & longitudes using vectors by Aug. 28, 2016 763 words Read a sample
Here is the derivation of an analytic formula using vectors to calculates the minimum distance or great circle distance between any two arbitrary points on the sphere of a finite radius. This formula is extremely useful to calculate the geographical distance between any two points on the globe for the given latitudes & longitudes. This is a highly precision formula which gives the correct values.
Revenge of Zeeka : Zeeka and the Zombies by Brenda Mohammed Revenge of Zeeka : Zeeka and the Zombies by Aug. 28, 2016 9896 words Read a sample
Revenge of Zeeka - Zeeka and the Zombies is a horror mystery thriller series about futuristic zombies and their clever Mastermind Zeeka. .A zika virus outbreak is the start of the island's troubles. Twenty years later terror stalks the island.
dTAB Another way to learn guitar music by Fred Harris dTAB Another way to learn guitar music by Aug. 28, 2016 1207 words Read a sample
A description of dTAB a simple method for reading and writing guitar music.
Rosy Design: A Boost Of Pure Sunshine - Unfettered Autumn's Chime by Barbara M Schwarz Rosy Design: A Boost Of Pure Sunshine - Unfettered Autumn's Chime by Aug. 28, 2016 723 words Read a sample
Golden heart beat of my time, golden now the summer time caught in autumn's charms, here the wind disarms and farms away: brand new energies into play. Hooray!
Keep Azeroth Tidy: From Vanilla to MoP by Michelle Slee Keep Azeroth Tidy: From Vanilla to MoP by Aug. 28, 2016 26615 words Read a sample
Ever wondered what your favourite World of Warcraft character says to their psychiatrist? Well wonder no more – you've found the World of Warcraft book with the answers.
Book Of Tea Drink Recipes by David San Agustin, Jr Book Of Tea Drink Recipes by Aug. 28, 2016 4245 words Read a sample
Are You A Tea Making Enthusiast That Collects awesome tasting tea drink recipes? Does mastering the craft of tea part of your life's goal? Well you came to the right place to discover "Book Of Tea Drink Recipes" That holds an awesome tea making guide to tea drink recipes. Explore the wonders of this tea making drink book. Taste and enjoy this unique book of tea recipes, you will find that some of
Replacers and Other Short Stories by Carson Scott Replacers and Other Short Stories by Aug. 28, 2016 1745 words Sample 40%
From a desolate mountain to the depths of space, Replacers and Other Short Stories consists of three short stories that push their characters to their limits and beyond. It is man versus nature. It is man versus man.
Meaningless Words: A Collection of Short Stories by Chris Munoz Meaningless Words: A Collection of Short Stories by Aug. 28, 2016 1641 words Read a sample
Meaningless Words: A Collection of Short Stories is a series of short stories from author Chris Munoz. These realistic stories deal with the human aspect of various situations from heartbreak to kidnapping to morally deciding who gets the highest take away from a robbery. Each story aims to question how we handle the morality of situations that life puts us in.
The Dreamers, part 3 by Nseyen Stanley Bassey The Dreamers, part 3 by Aug. 28, 2016 3527 words Read a sample
The exciting third part of 'The Dreamers'. Maxwell learns more about this new world. He has a confrontation with Donald that spirals way out of control.
The Cycle of Life and Fiction by SuzanneGrimsley The Cycle of Life and Fiction by Aug. 27, 2016 1435 words Read a sample
The Cycle of Life and Fiction contains three flash fiction stories that each reflect a different aspect of life, such as loss, friendship, and perseverance. Each features a specific genre; the first suspense, the second tragedy, and the third comedy. In each of these stories, each protagonist is faced with overwhelming obstacles that they may or may not overcome.
The Wendigo and the Yena by Penelope Kanga The Wendigo and the Yena by Aug. 27, 2016 431 words Read a sample
My mother Jenni Gisselbrecht gets the biggest shock and surprise of her nearly thirty two year old life when she finds out the cold, hard truth that even those long dead can indeed come back to haunt the living; though not at all in a bad way.
Springtime Murder by Marla Bradeen Springtime Murder by Aug. 27, 2016 11113 words Sample 20%
Polly Blake never expects her family's annual spring barbecue to kick off with her uncle dropping dead in her backyard. When his death is ruled a homicide, it's up to her to figure out who the murderer is. (Previously published as part of the Seasons collection.)
Dead End: A Collection of Short-lived Stories by Dustin Schyler Yoak Dead End: A Collection of Short-lived Stories by Aug. 27, 2016 6630 words Read a sample
At the end of a rope with nowhere left to turn, DEAD END: A COLLECTION OF SHORT-LIVED STORIES takes a look at what plays out inside the minds of those with nothing to lose and everything to gain. This collection of seven stories has it all from horrific scenes and the paranormal to laughter and tears.
Betrayer by Mario V. Farina Betrayer by Aug. 27, 2016 1606 words Read a sample
Edward was at a teachers conference in Albany. Belle, his wife, and Jill, a friend, were talking about what he was doing. It seemed possible that he was up to no good. Belle was very concerned. It is true; there was a lot going on. This story tells exactly what, and tells about an explosive ending to what had been a trustful relationship.
INITIUM NOVUM: Part 1 by Casper Greysun INITIUM NOVUM: Part 1 by Aug. 27, 2016 27698 words Read a sample
Parodying the theory of eternal return, "Initium Novum: Part 1" is a fast-paced, witty, action-packed thriller with an unexpected romantic twist which is sure to have readers of all audiences wanting their own initium-novum (Latin for a new beginning).
Genie and Other Weird Tales by Alan Killip Genie and Other Weird Tales by Aug. 27, 2016 17222 words Read a sample
Here are five short, unique tales about destruction, love and demonic possession: welcome to the border zone between the banal and the bizarre.
Lighthouses: An Anthology of Dark Tales by Cameron Trost Lighthouses: An Anthology of Dark Tales by Aug. 27, 2016 81636 words Sample 20%
This unique book offers the most daring of readers fourteen original stories of horror, mystery, suspense, and adventure about lighthouses.
Moonlight on the Post-Apocalyptic Dinner Theater by P.J. Kelley Moonlight on the Post-Apocalyptic Dinner Theater by Aug. 27, 2016 12311 words Read a sample
"Moonlight on the Post-Apocalyptic Dinner Theater" is about the tortured survivors of a nuclear apocalypse who try to rebuild the wasteland while trying to stay alive in a play about the rebirth of the human spirit. The two lead characters, Katrina and Fidelio, are in love but Katrina feels their situation is too hopeless so she rejects him until she is forced to save his life from marauders.
The Phone Call (A Psychological Mystery Short) by R. Barri Flowers The Phone Call (A Psychological Mystery Short) by Aug. 27, 2016 18234 words Sample 20%
The Phone Call is a psychological mystery short in which a wife must confront her deepest fears when she receives an unlikely phone call. The shocking climax will stay with you long after you finish this domestic tale of suspicion and suspense.
Death by Trial and Error (A Legal Suspense Short) by R. Barri Flowers Death by Trial and Error (A Legal Suspense Short) by Aug. 27, 2016 21442 words Sample 30%
Death by Trial and Error is a psychological legal fantasy and suspense short in which a wife plots revenge against her unfaithful husband with an ending you will never see coming! A real page-turner and domestic drama, where the mind can take you to a place you never wanted to go.
A Wendigo...Joins the Crew? by Penelope Kanga A Wendigo...Joins the Crew? by Aug. 27, 2016 919 words Read a sample
Young Margaret Challice makes a chilling return during this course of the series as a certain well known member of the crew mysteriously turns rogue and may quite possibly be the one and only link in the chain between the three goddesses, Sekhmet, Tawret, and Bastet in restoring peace and stability; not only to herself and her parents' new world, but to the whole rest of the world as we know it.
The King 51 by Mitchell Jespersen The King 51 by Aug. 27, 2016 2438 words Read a sample
Akemi was on top and excited. Mitchell accommodated her, moved back on the bed cross-wise until he found his upper body extending off it. Akemi had her front lowered to him and amid the pleasure Mitchell felt constrained, claustrophobic, realizing he couldn’t move his arms from the shoulder freely. Feelings of panic competed with the intense enjoyment. A love story. Short chapters added often.
Missions and Evangelism, The Internet Approach by Alikama Missions and Evangelism, The Internet Approach by Aug. 27, 2016 8752 words Sample 15%
A Quick Guide to applying the internet to soul winning
IDIOCY of the Indian Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act! by VED from VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS IDIOCY of the Indian Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act! by Aug. 27, 2016 43214 words Sample 20%
The spirit of many written and unwritten laws and conventions do run deep into the very inner fabric of the social communication systems of the geographical area currently called India. The communication as well as human relationships are feudal and hierarchical. Every one are assigned a position. That defines all their rights and rights to dignity.
The Most Important Things to Achieve Success in Life by rbnnha The Most Important Things to Achieve Success in Life by Aug. 27, 2016 288 words Read a sample
Everyone in the world likes to achieve the success. But people can achieve it because they know how to achieve the success and do what they planned. They never get bored to try again and again. This presentation is showing you the most important and easiest things to get achieve success. These steps are key to success.
Отличная история by aristov ruslan Отличная история by Aug. 27, 2016 32550 words Sample 20%
Оригинальное трактование общеизвестных фактов российской истории откроет множество тайн...