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Halloween Jeopardy by Laura Belgrave Halloween Jeopardy by Sep. 29, 2016 4051 words Read a sample
Prequel to "In the Spirit of Murder" (Book #1 in the Claudia Hershey Mystery Series): How does a 12-year-old awkward girl with an unexpected and chilling Halloween night grow into a top-drawer, decorated homicide detective? Find out in the prequel short story—a prelude to the Claudia Hershey Mystery Series.
Memories of Malloy by Mike Bozart Memories of Malloy by Sep. 29, 2016 1315 words Read a sample
Before going to watch the Liverpool - Hull City football/soccer match at an uptown pub, the author (Agent 33) and his wife (Agent 32) discuss the legendary Mr. Malloy at a Starbucks in an older Charlotte (USA) neighborhood. The barista overhears their conversation and gets herself wound into the story. Approx. 1300 words. No sex, drugs, violence, or foul language. Movie rating: G.
Basic Photography by Diane Griffiths Basic Photography by Sep. 29, 2016 9819 words Read a sample
This is a short ebook on the very basics of DSLR photography. I talk through the basic workings of the camera body and what’s important to look out for when you’re buying a camera. Then I take you through the three main technical elements of taking a photograph; the shutter, aperture and ISO. Finally I’ve also included two bonus sections covering how to freeze action and produce creative blur.
Almost a Queen by Laura Finger Almost a Queen by Sep. 29, 2016 41290 words Read a sample
Cousins to the King of Navarre, the Cleves sisters witness the glamor and danger of the French royal court firsthand. Youngest sister, Marie is trapped in an unhappy arranged marriage with her cousin, Henri, Prince de Conde. With Paris awash in blood following the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacer, Marie has the opportunity to change her fate, but can she do it? Can she risk everything?
A Taste Of My Thoughts by Steve Lake A Taste Of My Thoughts by Sep. 29, 2016 235 words Read a sample
The perfect poem is a short poem expressing that simple is sometimes better. I write to provoke a smile from wit and comedy. This poem was generated from reading another poem which left me scratching my head and wondering what they were smoking in secret. I like all styles and can appreciate the work of others and maybe one day i will understand them better.
The Midnight Sea by Kat Ross The Midnight Sea by Sep. 29, 2016 81664 words Read a sample
Magic, romance and an epic battle between good and evil come together in this first installment of a trilogy set in ancient Persia. As a girl and her demon pursue a deadly foe across the arid waste of the Great Salt Plain to the glittering capital of Persepolae, she's forced to question his slavery—and her own loyalty to the empire.
cope up Kip Up KEEP IT UP : The S Word by P M Asloob Sabir & Nurah LaRae Hanson cope up Kip Up KEEP IT UP : The S Word by Sep. 29, 2016 2544 words Read a sample
This is an attempt to help people with suicidal thoughts, a small chapter and a list of international hotlines and professional chat services for support.
Fractalverse: Volume Three by Shawn Michel de Montaigne Fractalverse: Volume Three by Sep. 29, 2016 5422 words Read a sample
This is the third volume of fractals and free-verse poetry from Shawn Michel de Montaigne.
Mozart's Brain, Too - Number 2.9 by Wim Baren Mozart's Brain, Too - Number 2.9 by Sep. 29, 2016 1593 words Read a sample
A short informal essay on what I've learned about character expression and emotions in fiction and other creative writing forms, and what I learned about my own emotions.
Vlati trave by Radoslav Chugaly Vlati trave by Sep. 29, 2016 2942 words Sample 20%
Zbirka pesama "Vlati trave" nastala je kao svojevrstan omaž Voltu Vitmenu, nežnom džinu među pesnicima. Nalazim mnogo sličnosti između sebe i njega, najpre po gabaritima jer sam i ja "veliki" pesnik (kilo na kilo, veći sam od većine). Drugo, što je jako važan motivator u mom slučaju, Volt je pisao kao običan čovek, neuštogljen i otvoren. Tu nekako nalazim i sebe.
Save $500 Every Month Using Open Source Tools by TomMahler Save $500 Every Month Using Open Source Tools by Sep. 29, 2016 2424 words Read a sample
Open source tools are often free to download and use. The open source model has become so popular that projects both small and large are being developed this way, resulting in viable alternatives to costly commercial software for both home and business.
Already Forgotten by C.M.H Already Forgotten by Sep. 29, 2016 4893 words Read a sample
Already Forgotten is a collection of thirty poems written by writer C.M.H and deals with topics such as depression, love, society, and pain.
Splitting Infinities by Sian Turner Splitting Infinities by Sep. 29, 2016 78633 words Read a sample
Dawn Foster lost her 18-year-old son, Ben following a tragic accident two years ago. She discovers her son's 'lucky stone' in the pocket of his denim jacket and carries this treasured possession with her everywhere. Then her life begins to take a series of inexplicable turns. Initially suspecting stress-induced amnesia, Dawn is forced to face a more frightening - and impossible - explanation.
Man Among Lesbians: Her First Time by Sophie Sin Man Among Lesbians: Her First Time by Sep. 29, 2016 5784 words Read a sample
She shouldn't. NO. NO. NO. She shouldn't. But, she wants to. Oh, how she wants to. A relationship is in unsafe territory when one partner finds herself attracted to the worst thing possible for a lesbian - a man! A confused threesome affair.
The Forgotten Painting: A Gripping Historical Mystery Thriller by Gabriel Farago The Forgotten Painting: A Gripping Historical Mystery Thriller by Sep. 29, 2016 46232 words Read a sample
When celebrated author Jack Rogan stumbles upon a hidden diary, he can’t resist investigating. Honouring the last wish of a dying friend, he is irresistibly drawn into a web of intriguing clues, hinting at a long forgotten treasure.
Detox Cleanse Diet by Rp Publishing Detox Cleanse Diet by Sep. 29, 2016 7577 words Read a sample
Do you have a problem in losing weight? Have you been eating a lot of junk food recently? Have you been feeling like Depressed, heavier, sleep deprived or sluggish? Do you suffer from frequent mild headaches or skin problems? Want to remove unwanted toxins from your body? This book will help you to solve your problems through detox diet.
Brighton Cock (The First Two Chapters) Full book to be released shortly by Jay Terence Brighton Cock (The First Two Chapters) Full book to be released shortly by Sep. 29, 2016 3228 words Read a sample
Brighton Cock is an emotional tour de force which will take the reader on their own personal journey within its pages. Come and join Christopher and Cathy as they both awaken to a new life, rediscovering themselves in the process.
G'Night D. Trump...and Goodbye by Kae Bell G'Night D. Trump...and Goodbye by Sep. 28, 2016 193 words Read a sample
A satirical parody of a children's bedtime story, saying goodnight to Presidential Candidate Trump.
America's Free Work Kit by Peter Hubinsky America's Free Work Kit by Sep. 28, 2016 24343 words Read a sample
Free eBook shows you how to work in the following areas independently, using the skills most people possess: Freelance work online Web writer work online Countless ways to make extra cash offline Countless websites that pay cash Ways to be a task worker from home offline Legitimate work at home jobs Micro-business info Product and auction sales Rural work solutions
Nefaliem - Part I by Kelvia-Lee Johnson Nefaliem - Part I by Sep. 28, 2016 47111 words Read a sample
When Kalverya Nindo heads to another planet with the alluringly sexy Dante. She hardly expected to be of royal lineage, let alone one that ruled over those under the Emerald Hierarchy. With scaly armoured knights of energetic majic her world is turned upside down.
Frayed Strings by Shawn Cowling Frayed Strings by Sep. 28, 2016 5534 words Read a sample
Blue light filled the windows. Phones rang. Something evil waits on the other side of the door. For Dayton and Maribelle, their day has gone terribly awry. Should they adhere to the instruction of a strange agent or solve the problem on their own?
Christian Growth by Felix Immanuel Christian Growth by Sep. 28, 2016 24331 words Read a sample
Christian Growth is a collection of 16 articles of various topics that every true Christian must know and understand from the Bible in order to grow in righteousness and holiness to be sinless and undefiled before God when the Jesus Christ comes back. Each chapter is organized into an individual article. Read and be blessed.
The Girl With Binoculars by Mario V. Farina The Girl With Binoculars by Sep. 28, 2016 1096 words Read a sample
As I took a daily walk in a rest area, I saw a young woman viewing the splendid scenery with binoculars. I was immediately attracted to her and wanted to meet this attractive person. I couldn't marshall up the courage to introduce myself. I scolded myself severely. How was I to meet this woman? This story tells the tale.
Tokyo Summer by Joseph Mark Brewer Tokyo Summer by Sep. 28, 2016 27379 words Read a sample
In the summer of 1988, the wife of a promising young Bank of Japan economist kills herself. But is it murder? Inspector Shig Sato is assigned this high-profile knowing he's been told to be discreet - government ministers don't want scandal. Then Sato learns that the couple's children might have a reason for wanting their mother dead. Can Sato keep the investigation out of the headlines?
The American Government, Inc., A Work of Fiction and Political Satire by George Abraham Lyndon The American Government, Inc., A Work of Fiction and Political Satire by Sep. 28, 2016 40098 words Read a sample
This is a political satire about what happens when America elects a President with little knowledge of foreign affairs but is a very successful businessman who constructs infrastructure and has made billions over his career. He runs on a whim, and upsets the front runner in the election. Now he has to be the President, and deals with the economy, Congress, foreigners, and nukes.
The Lady In Red by Happy Bunny The Lady In Red by Sep. 28, 2016 2179 words Sample 20%
A girl takes some pills and enters a dream like state. She meets two twins who help guide her in her quest to return home.
BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY POLYCLINIC CLINICAL LOGBOOK by kalyan chakravarthy BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY POLYCLINIC CLINICAL LOGBOOK by Sep. 28, 2016 4734 words Read a sample
Bachelor of Dental Surgery Polyclinic clinical logbook helps faculty in longitudinally assess students clinical experience over clinical years in various domains like knowledge, skills, professionalism and communication skills.
Rare by Jade Sinclair Rare by Sep. 28, 2016 10444 words Read a sample
Michelle Torre, a driven antique head hunter encounters Thomas James, the rude egotistical, conceited playboy of the state. She wants the rare antique, he wants her Can she win a bid against him or will he outbid her?
What Will Tomorrow Bring? by Mario V. Farina What Will Tomorrow Bring? by Sep. 28, 2016 1742 words Read a sample
Janet Carson bought a cup at a rummage sale that was supposed to have special qualities. She brought it home and showed it to her husband, Jerry. The couple discovered that the cup had the ability to predict an event on the following day. One of the predictions was especially disturbing. This story tells the story of the cup and more details of what happened.
Medical Tourism (Volume 5) by Word Chapter Medical Tourism (Volume 5) by Sep. 28, 2016 7344 words Read a sample
Medical tourism is the travel of people to a place other than where they normally reside for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment in that country. It has many benefits. To get these benefits, you must know several issues of this process. This book will give you some insights about getting these benefits and managing your medical tour. Download and read this easy to read and understand book.
Gray One - Loss of a World by Marguret F Boe Gray One - Loss of a World by Sep. 28, 2016 6994 words Sample 30%
The timber wolves find man has invaded their domain. As they fade farther into their wilderness, they met two different kinds of men that defines the species. The grizzly they encounter, is the only thing normal in their world.
Broken Realms: Finding Home Tale 1 by Calvin Mofield Broken Realms: Finding Home Tale 1 by Sep. 28, 2016 19229 words Read a sample
Broken Realms is a post-apocalyptic modern fantasy action adventure survival romance that follows a young couple as they survive against mad dictators, steampunk airship captain's, powerful wizards, corrupted deities and the pitfalls of being in a relationship.
Obituary for a Bad Man by Shawn Michel de Montaigne Obituary for a Bad Man by Sep. 28, 2016 8148 words Read a sample
People who lived rotten lives, who were rotten to others, to their family, are commonly eulogized in obituaries and funerals as decent, loving souls. This is my attempt to set the record straight concerning one particularly rotten soul, my father, Louis J. Helbert, Jr.
Of Damsels & Dragons by Nona Mae King Of Damsels & Dragons by Sep. 28, 2016 45112 words Read a sample
English thespian Sir Garrett Harrison harbors no qualms with utilizing the power his name holds, especially in regard to the wooing of his leading ladies. Yet his ambition on total domination both on and off the screen is squelched when he chooses an unknown for the role of heroine. Her resistance sweetens the chase, but when she finally surrenders to his charm, will he admit his own defeat?
Snapchat 52 by Mitchell Jespersen Snapchat 52 by Sep. 28, 2016 1658 words Read a sample
Reading about a couple's love life, a stranger online becomes part of it. "When the visitors were gone, I thought, 'Okay, maybe Akemi and I can have sex now.' I judged that Aydin and Derin would need an hour or so to complete their mission, long enough for Akemi and me to get together. The possibility the pair would return earlier than expected, barge in on us, might even add to the excitement."
Say no to Terrorism by Amirhossein Moghisi Say no to Terrorism by Sep. 28, 2016 305 words Read a sample
A poetry to support the families who lost someone in terrorist attacks.
Doing the Neighbors by Jay Harden Doing the Neighbors by Sep. 28, 2016 7635 words Sample 50%
An erotica short story for couples with oral sex between consenting adults and interracial characters.
Raven and June: Volume 3, Episode 1 by Gars Méchant Raven and June: Volume 3, Episode 1 by Sep. 28, 2016 5643 words Read a sample
Ron and Raven have an important business meeting in the City to take over auditing for a major company. June has been planning on going with them so they could have a fun and sexy weekend, just the three of them. But June's work is getting in the way, and she needs to stay home while they're away.
The Chronicles of Aallandranon - Episode Three - The Prodigy Effect by Benjamin Allen The Chronicles of Aallandranon - Episode Three - The Prodigy Effect by Sep. 28, 2016 19781 words Read a sample
After relentless difficulty with the Aallandron natives of the planet Aallandranon, Jonathan Tabith learns and develops new skills in order to adapt to the new world.
The Face of the Shadow (A Short Story) by T. Patrick Brown The Face of the Shadow (A Short Story) by Sep. 28, 2016 2169 words Read a sample
Matthew Robinson is plagued by a recurring dream in which he is nearly killed by a faceless shadow. Can he determine the identity of the unknown murderer before they finish the job in his waking hours?
Locked Up (A Short Story) by T. Patrick Brown Locked Up (A Short Story) by Sep. 28, 2016 2060 words Read a sample
At the White Haven Resting Home For the Mentally Ill, patients have lost everything they have ever known. They have no families, friends or relationships beyond the walls of their cells. Patrick and Victoria, in the confines of the hospital, have managed to find each other and are determined to spend their lives together outside the hospital. Can they escape and survive in the outside world?
Mozart's Brain, Too - Number 2.8 by Wim Baren Mozart's Brain, Too - Number 2.8 by Sep. 28, 2016 1730 words Read a sample
One in a series of short light-hearted essays on creative writing and sources of inspiration for the aspiring writer.
The Church of Kâhkâkiw by Les W Kuzyk The Church of Kâhkâkiw by Sep. 28, 2016 9090 words Read a sample
In an altering west, Tricia hangs out with high school friends and an intriguing black bird. While Salina talks of ancient wisdom, Xia explains Asian recolonization claims of genetic kinship with the indigenous. At the land status office Tricia stands by her father adjusting to a lifestyle lost. Could a revived belief, a new Mother Earth church help her family, and others, take on the change?
Sexcerpts by Storm Stone & Leela Atherton Sexcerpts by
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A compilation of Sexcerpts from two of the top Hardcore Romance writers; Leela Atherton and Storm stone. Eighteen stories, over 80 000 words of steaming sensual Sexcerpts to keep you hot, horny and gasping for more.
A Pollie's Progress by Lindsay Johannsen A Pollie's Progress by Sep. 28, 2016 174 words Read a sample
This short poem was inspired by the St. Trinians girls' school satirist Ronald Searle and his "Rake's Progress" cartoon series. My efforts fall well short of Searle's standards, of course, but when this weighs heavy on one's creative juices my thoughts always turn to the barrackers of the old Sydney Cricket Ground's famous "Hill" who, if play became tedious would yell: "HAVE A BLOODY GO YA MUG!"
Absolute Evil (Book Three) - Απόλυτο Κακό (Βιβλίο Τρίτο): Υπόγεια Ρεύματα by Lizeta Vrana Absolute Evil (Book Three) - Απόλυτο Κακό (Βιβλίο Τρίτο): Υπόγεια Ρεύματα by Sep. 28, 2016 78408 words Read a sample
Παρά τις διαρκείς προσπάθειές της να βελτιώσει τη ζωή της, η Υβόννη συνειδητοποιεί τελικά ότι γι' αυτήν όλα αλλάζουν, έτσι ώστε τίποτα να μην αλλάζει: Όπου κι αν βρεθεί, αντιμετωπίζει συντονισμένη εχθρότητα, περιφρόνηση, σκοτεινές ίντριγκες, απόρριψη. Τα όνειρα γίνονται εφιάλτες Τότε, ενώ όλα φαίνονται χαμένα, η Υβόννη αρχίζει να υποψιάζεται ποιός είναι ο αληθινός προορισμός της πάνω στη γη...
Syed Jamaluddin Afghani by Naima Sohaib Syed Jamaluddin Afghani by Sep. 28, 2016 13702 words Read a sample
Jamaluddin Afghani was a political activist & ideologist in the 19th century. An advocate of Pan-Islamic unity & Islamic modernism, his influential anti-imperialist views led to his exile from multiple countries. His towering personality, sparkling ideology, & eloquence made him a highly influential Muslim of his time. His spirit lives even today through his influence on those who came after him.
Khadija (RA) by Naima Sohaib Khadija (RA) by Sep. 28, 2016 10508 words Read a sample
Khadija was the first wife of Prophet Muhammad. The first one to embrace Islam, she stood behind her great husband & lent him strength during his long struggle. It was she who proposed to him and they had a long & happy marriage. Her devotion as a believer, her loyalty as a wife, her success as a businesswoman & her skills as a mother make her an inspiration for Muslim women for all times to come.
Banged by the Bikers - Part 1 by Lolita Minx Banged by the Bikers - Part 1 by Sep. 28, 2016 4957 words Read a sample
My life was dull, lacking in excitement. All that changed when a group of rough tattooed bikers turned up at the diner where I worked. They were dangerous; a bad influence, and all the hotter for it. I gave them my body, to use as they pleased. They changed my life when they took me, one by one, hard and unprotected.
Forgive and Forget by Hiranya Borah Forgive and Forget by Sep. 27, 2016 2150 words Read a sample
If blood bleeds due to some wrong doings by someone, are you going to stop criticizing him/ her after his/ her death? Your heart will never allow you to forget and forgive easily. Those who are not the victims can utter those saintly words very easily. But can you, as a victim?