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It's Time to Manage: 21 Time Management Strategies for the Busy Leader by Jonathan Sandling It's Time to Manage: 21 Time Management Strategies for the Busy Leader by Jonathan Sandling Oct. 21, 2014 10332 words Read a sample
This book has been created with the aim of providing a diverse range of strategies, methods and considerations for improving time management in the workplace. When exploring the subject of time management it is important to focus on two key areas: working harder and working smarter. This book will help you to achieve both.
Why Will You Kill a Witch? by L N T Annan Why Will You Kill a Witch? by L N T Annan Oct. 21, 2014 7527 words Read a sample
A young insolent woman kills an old woman out of sheer hate. Is she able to live free with her conscience?
Fugitive. Part One by Vivian Farrow Fugitive. Part One by Vivian Farrow Oct. 21, 2014 7985 words Read a sample
Billionaire Jackson Sterne is on the run from the law. Barred from justice, he must settle for revenge. But before he can get either, he must escape the cops on his tail and find out whether he can trust the beguilingly innocent Giselle Carpenter and the mysterious Emily Shaw.
High School ReYOUnion by Phil Wohl High School ReYOUnion by Phil Wohl Oct. 21, 2014 28899 words Read a sample
A group of old friends get together for what will be the greatest High School ReYOUnion ever! This time, the spotlight is on one of them who gets to select seven friends to bring along for a week in the Hampton's. Barriers are broken, old feelings are rekindled and new romances are formed in this romp where YOU are the focus of nostalgic thoughts.
Housing for the Urban Homeless by Richard Lighthouse Housing for the Urban Homeless by Richard Lighthouse Oct. 21, 2014 1197 words Read a sample
This short technical paper describes a technology method for restoring old buildings at very low cost. These restored structures can be used to provide housing for the homeless. An example structure is provided along with the basic calculations.
The Gift by A.H. Scott The Gift by A.H. Scott Oct. 21, 2014 457 words Sample 60%
That which is most precious is “The Gift”.
The Dark by Dylon Winfield The Dark by Dylon Winfield Oct. 21, 2014 2950 words Read a sample
Every night is a crippling panic, and a question of survival for this helpless, five-year-old. Only when he's alone in the night does the stalking terror call for him. Waiting, it snarls and salivates where what should be the child's safest place - his own room.
Rekindle My Heart by Danae Ryder Rekindle My Heart by Danae Ryder Oct. 21, 2014 7612 words Read a sample
Beth couldn't believe her kids were already off to college. With getting married so young and getting into the routine of life, her and her husband had gotten into a rut of sorts. Who knew that going to one Passion Party would put her on a more adventurous path?
The Passionate Pig by Sid The Passionate Pig by Sid Oct. 21, 2014 5758 words Read a sample
"The Passionate Pig" follows an insecure and timid Pig named Passion, who has to move out of his Mother's house for a family tradition. But when his two brothers are attacked by an evil wolf, Passion must use his "chinny-chin-chin" to build a brick house to save his family - and his value.
The House of Admetus: Eumelus,  The Lost Trilogy of Plays by Agathon by Steve Matthew Benner The House of Admetus: Eumelus, The Lost Trilogy of Plays by Agathon by Steve Matthew Benner Oct. 21, 2014 11634 words Read a sample
This is the first play in the trilogy House of Ademtus. King Eumelus returns from the Trojan War with his eldest son in triumph. A plot is hatched to kill his eldest son so that his younger son will succeed his father as King, but it is foiled and the plotters face punishment. The King must decide the fate of the plotters who happen to be members of his family.
الحقيقة المطلقة التي لا شك فيها الجزء الاول by Hussein Abbas الحقيقة المطلقة التي لا شك فيها الجزء الاول by Hussein Abbas Oct. 21, 2014 10665 words Read a sample
هذا البحث الموجز خلاصة لعدة سنوات من التقصي عن الوجود والخلق والخالق هل هو موجود؟ ثم ما هي الأمور المترتبة على فكرة الوجود من حيث الواجبات والحقوق, انها رحلة في الذات الإنسانية للبحث عن الحقيقة التي يجب ان يبحث عنها كل انسان في هذا الكون لكي يجد عن طريق عقله الدليل القاطع الذي لا شك فيه, ثم ان النتائج المتحصلة تعبر عن فكر انساني توصل من خلال ادلة معينة الى الحقيقة المطلقة
Blue Bird of the Pacific Island by Ratan Lal Basu Blue Bird of the Pacific Island by Ratan Lal Basu Oct. 21, 2014 7223 words Read a sample
A boy lost his way in the Sulu Sea, lands in an uninhabited Filipino island where he falls in love with a Pinay herb collector who proposes marriage. The blue birds of the island enchant the boy. The Filipino police send him back to his mother country. When grown up he again visits the Philippines as a journalist and discovers the girl turned into a heartless money-hungry business woman and t
Yes it's Time: Why and How to Switch Careers by R. M. Green Yes it's Time: Why and How to Switch Careers by R. M. Green Oct. 21, 2014 15130 words Read a sample
According to recent polls, only 30% of Americans are happy with their job. This book is for the other 70%. R.M. Green spent years in a field she didn’t like, working at a series of jobs that didn’t appeal to her. When she finally realized the mistake she was making, she found a way to turn the situation around. Let her lessons learned be your guide.
Model Pet: A Short Story from Snapdragon by Jack Kardiac Model Pet: A Short Story from Snapdragon by Jack Kardiac Oct. 21, 2014 3730 words Read a sample
A short story from the pages of Snapdragon. A friendly neighbor. One cat. One weekend. What could possibly go wrong? Written for fans of Alfred Hitchcock, Richard Matheson and The Twilight Zone, Snapdragon features seven original short stories you can sink your teeth into.
Abduction of a Teen - Part 1 by Henry Maddox Abduction of a Teen - Part 1 by Henry Maddox Oct. 21, 2014 7727 words Read a sample
A teen while trying to unravel the mystery of his own kidnapping, stumbles upon dangerous information pertaining to his family, the family which so far never existed. The more he probes into it, the more people end up dead and now he and the killer are on the run, or are they the same?
Carry Me Away by Marisa Quinn-Haisu Carry Me Away by Marisa Quinn-Haisu Oct. 21, 2014 2895 words Read a sample
Zeus cannot resist a beautiful woman. It is the reason why his marriage to Hera is crumbling. When he encounters a mortal girl named Leda alone in the woods one night he is captivated by her beauty and decides that he has to have her in his bed for one erotic night.
The Troll's Bridge by August MacGregor The Troll's Bridge by August MacGregor Oct. 21, 2014 31701 words Read a sample
A man dressed as a troll visits on Halloween, and then another appears across the street. Strange things are happening in Sophie's neighborhood. Her active imagination doesn't help matters. Nor do her loneliness or her ache for a lover to take control rather than her doing the work for her mostly complacent husband. Will the man with the piercing slate eyes give her the energetic sex she craves?
Tania's Discovery by Kanika G Tania's Discovery by Kanika G Oct. 21, 2014 881 words Read a sample
Tania and Tanisha are at the garden digging up some mud to fill the pots for Tania's mother's tomato plants. Just as they finish digging up enough mud they find something strange at the bottom of the hole. Out of curiosity they dig further and to their amazement they find a red plastic box. What is in the box? Why was it buried? Who buried it there? Read on to find out.
Diary of a Love Struck Gay Teen by Boinelo Direko Diary of a Love Struck Gay Teen by Boinelo Direko Oct. 21, 2014 1823 words Read a sample
Take a journey of heartache, passion, and lust through the eyes of a teenager. Explore what it really means to be gay, out of the closet, and struck by Cupid's arrow.
My Granny Writes Erotica (The Original Quickie) by Rosen Trevithick My Granny Writes Erotica (The Original Quickie) by Rosen Trevithick Oct. 21, 2014 27167 words Read a sample
65-year-old Betty had given up on her life’s ambition to write a bestselling novel. However, after walking in on her husband with a lady of the night, she finds herself single and with mounting debts. In need of a ‘get rich quick’ scheme, straight-laced Betty decides to try her hand at writing an erotic novel.
Falling houses on a tightrope journey by David Francis Jeffery Falling houses on a tightrope journey by David Francis Jeffery Oct. 20, 2014 4271 words Read a sample
All new poems; the majority of which were written this year, between February and October.
FREE The Blood of Altlock (The Dark Fantasy Thriller) Episode 1 by R.A. Miller FREE The Blood of Altlock (The Dark Fantasy Thriller) Episode 1 by R.A. Miller Oct. 20, 2014 11970 words Read a sample
Experience the first 5 chapters of the dark fantasy thriller, The Blood of Altlock! Available here for the first time is the beginning of the epic journeys of a dwarf named Borimar and a vampyre named Cora. See how their struggle began then come back for the entire first book, The Blood of Altlock.
Irresistible Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Irresistible Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Oct. 20, 2014 11003 words Read a sample
Here is the first book in the ‘Irresistible’ Series, a seriously hot and provocative romance by Lucia Jordan, written in her signature style of high passion with searing depictions of sex and emotion.
Taking Control Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Taking Control Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Oct. 20, 2014 10307 words Read a sample
This is the first book in the ‘Taking Control’ Series, a seriously hot and provocative romance by Lucia Jordan, written in her signature style of high passion with searing depictions of sex and emotion.
Finding Passion Books One & Two by Lucia Jordan Finding Passion Books One & Two by Lucia Jordan Oct. 20, 2014 15951 words Read a sample
Presented of the first time as a Special Edition are Books 1 and 2 of Lucia Jordan's bestselling series, 'Finding Passion'.
Touch Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Touch Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Oct. 20, 2014 12501 words Read a sample
Presented for the first time as a Special Edition are Books 1 and 2 of Lucia Jordan's bestselling series, 'Touch'.
Untamed Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Untamed Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Oct. 20, 2014 9371 words Read a sample
Here is the first book of the ‘Untamed' Series, a seriously hot and provocative romance by Lucia Jordan, written in her signature style of high passion with searing depictions of sex and emotion.
Killing Me Softly: A Cri de Coeur from Benzo Land by Richard Crasta Killing Me Softly: A Cri de Coeur from Benzo Land by Richard Crasta Oct. 20, 2014 20559 words Read a sample
The author's personal story of accidental benzodiazepine addiction, which has become a lifelong nightmare: this book is the author's cri de coeur, or cry from the heart, on behalf of himself, as well all who suffer, most often silently, from this widespread affliction. The slow poison in question, for the author, is Valium or Diazepam. It's also a personal story about medical ethics and terror.
The Short Fuse Guide to Working with Book Bloggers by Jen Karsbaek The Short Fuse Guide to Working with Book Bloggers by Jen Karsbaek Oct. 20, 2014 8598 words Read a sample
One of the very best ways to reach readers is to connect with a passionate and internet-savvy group of readers and reviewers who delight in sharing the books they love with others: book bloggers. Literary agent and book blogger Jen Karsbaek shows you how best to approach and work with book bloggers to secure reviews, spread word of mouth, and build strong buzz for your new release.
T.B.M.D; Arieanná’s Legend by Alexandria Infante T.B.M.D; Arieanná’s Legend by Alexandria Infante Oct. 20, 2014 78954 words Read a sample
Auron is sent to protect the descendant of Ast at all cost. His number one purpose is to keep the supposed volume of Ast's magick from entering the hands of the wrong people, in spite of the fact that it it might cause his death. Exiled nearly two centuries ago from his Företag for insubordination and murder, Auron knows if Jimmy Mann gets his hands on that book all hell will break loose...
Philosophy, by Bryan Smith by Bryan Smith Philosophy, by Bryan Smith by Bryan Smith Oct. 20, 2014 3247 words Read a sample
This is an ongoing collection of philosophical sayings and insights by Bryan Smith. Topics include... everything.
4-1-1: Where are our Children (A Serial Novel) Part 1 of 9 by Gary Sapp 4-1-1: Where are our Children (A Serial Novel) Part 1 of 9 by Gary Sapp Oct. 20, 2014 35434 words Read a sample
Episode One: 4-1-1
Zombie-Whip by Sam Kinkaid Zombie-Whip by Sam Kinkaid Oct. 20, 2014 37180 words Sample 20%
Lovers Kim and Victor want nothing more than to be allowed to enjoy their kinky bedroom antics in the privacy of their remote shack on the Midwestern plains. But with a horde of undead zombies waiting to tear them apart at every turn they are often forced to put on hold their BDSM role-play to fight for their very lives.
Blood Gift Part Three by Tegan Abbott Blood Gift Part Three by Tegan Abbott Oct. 20, 2014 100225 words Read a sample
In the shocking conclusion to The Blood Gift Trilogy, Vehemence and his band of hex breakers find themselves up against the extraordinary yet again. But in a land of impossible things, who's to say what will happen? Peace reigns between the Guild and the Faction. But the alliance is uneasy, and no one understands this better than the ex-assassin Vehemence.
Bearers of Light: Dark Mage by Jolayne L Call Bearers of Light: Dark Mage by Jolayne L Call Oct. 20, 2014 99770 words Read a sample
When Malin is drawn into the Spirit Walks by his magically gifted cousin, the course of his life is altered forever. From that moment, he abhors and avoids magic, even his own. But in his eighteenth year, Karis comes to live with him, and Karis is haunted by a dark mage. Even worse, more magic is the only way out, and she is female.
Theotokion by Trevor Zaple Theotokion by Trevor Zaple Oct. 20, 2014 5059 words Sample 30%
Beware the man you pull from the river; he may have thrown himself there for a purpose.
Spillage by Dave Cornford Spillage by Dave Cornford Oct. 20, 2014 12602 words Read a sample
Spillage is book 1 in the Advanced Smash Repairs Series - the story of a smash repair business that "knows too much."
Charlotte: the practical education of a distressed gentlewoman by Amelia Grace Treader Charlotte: the practical education of a distressed gentlewoman by Amelia Grace Treader Oct. 20, 2014 57659 words Sample 20%
In this sweet romance, Charlotte DeVere, left destitute and alone in the country by her gambling father and brother, is forced to put the family estate up for sale after their demise. The unspeakably vulgar Freddy Oswith purchases it and almost immediately his extended family takes up residence. Naively Charlotte flees to the city of Bath and then to London, hoping to meet the man of her dreams.
Smoothies for Weight Loss - 37 Delicious Smoothies That Crush Cravings, Fight Fat, And Keep You Thin by Jackson Nash Smoothies for Weight Loss - 37 Delicious Smoothies That Crush Cravings, Fight Fat, And Keep You Thin by Jackson Nash Oct. 20, 2014 13517 words Read a sample
Using smoothies to help you lose weight is more than just a fad, as it can actually help when done right. Doing it right is exactly what this book will teach you. Each ingredient is broken down so that you know exactly why it can be added to the smoothie, and soon after reading this book you will find it easy to experiment with your own smoothies as well.
From the Law Offices of Robson Garrett: The Case of Television v Reality by Neat Bennett From the Law Offices of Robson Garrett: The Case of Television v Reality by Neat Bennett Oct. 20, 2014 3167 words Read a sample
Robson had dreamed about nothing else but to become just like the lawyers he watched on television growing up. It wasn't until one fateful night that his dream came crashing down on him.
Helping Others - Gnani Purush Dadashri by Shuddha Anami Helping Others - Gnani Purush Dadashri by Shuddha Anami Oct. 20, 2014 10227 words Read a sample
Many say that liberation is not their interest. Instead they want the pleasures that life offers. Gnani Purush Dadashri, in this small and beautiful book opens up the ways to attain happiness in life through helping others. Various ways of helping others are explained in context with cause and effect, life after life. Helping others helps the self. This little book of the Gnani will help humanity.
Unforgettable, First in the Samantha Rose Series by Isabella Willow Unforgettable, First in the Samantha Rose Series by Isabella Willow Oct. 20, 2014 59425 words Read a sample
Sometimes darkness lies, it hides the shadow we refuse to see, Sometimes darkness lies, it smothers the sound we refuse to hear, Sometimes darkness lies, it cloaks the evil we refuse to believe …as it waits outside the door. Sam has moved across the country to escape the monster trailing her. Now he has found her and she is alone.
Черно лято by Ивайло Гогов Черно лято by Ивайло Гогов Oct. 20, 2014 8817 words Read a sample
Поезия на затъмнението
A Little Bit of Romance: Three Short Stories by Callie Hutton A Little Bit of Romance: Three Short Stories by Callie Hutton Oct. 20, 2014 9162 words Read a sample
Three short historical romance stories from USA Today bestselling author Callie Hutton.
Carte Blanche by Nash Summers Carte Blanche by Nash Summers Oct. 20, 2014 20123 words Read a sample
Everything is white in Jude Allen's world. The smell of bleach lulls him to sleep at night, even as he fears everything beyond the confines of his apartment walls. But when Devin Kidd, a kind, smiley stranger moves across the hall from him, Jude's life is turned upside down. Will Jude be able to face his fears, and embrace his newfound perception of himself without losing Devin in the process?
Aloha/Mean-Spirited by Sherry Wood Aloha/Mean-Spirited by Sherry Wood Oct. 20, 2014 36910 words Read a sample
Aloha: Feeling unloved by her husband, a woman forms some very strange friendships that could endanger the life of her and her son. Mean-Spirited: Zombies are rumored to be in Rockaway Beach, so a girl befriends two Montauk Boys for protection.
The Subjunctive Mood by Ingela Bohm The Subjunctive Mood by Ingela Bohm Oct. 20, 2014 8076 words Read a sample
Worn-out teacher Jack has just about had it with this life. But just when he's ready to give in, cute temp Alexander unexpectedly helps with his class. Is the man just abnormally altruistic, or is there something else going on here? As the lesson progresses, Jack's barricades slowly crumble. Even as he struggles to retain control over the class, he's losing it over his heart.
Method of Distribution by Bryan Long Method of Distribution by Bryan Long Oct. 20, 2014 3894 words Read a sample
The seven business professionals in this story have all created or used a method of distribution that has allowed them to achieve a level of financial success that most people “only wish” they could have. The difference between us and them is “the Method”. People say 'I want to be rich'. The question is, 'Are you willing to do what it takes?' The doing what it takes is “the Method”.
High Five Dive by Adrian Fridge High Five Dive by Adrian Fridge Oct. 20, 2014 10386 words Read a sample
It's been 200 years since mankind first settled on Mars... and found about about the aliens... and had a big War... but this is not about all that. After his ship stalls on his way back to the Mars colonies, Clark Waters is forced to confront his childhood menace and brother's best friend, Evan Mitford, who's also the repair guy. Insults traded and barriers broken, someone's getting f*cked.
The Time Traveler's Wife by C. Sean McGee The Time Traveler's Wife by C. Sean McGee Oct. 20, 2014 24295 words Read a sample
A cautionary tale of love, mathematics and the innocuous.