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Vassalhood by Michael Reis Vassalhood by Michael Reis March 27, 2015 61805 words Sample 15%
A coming of age novel about the world's most notorious criminal, Tim Banks, and the events that transpired during his education at a Federal Specialized Educational Center.
Drinking the Ink by A. Ramsey Drinking the Ink by A. Ramsey March 27, 2015 9611 words Read a sample
Poetry is a place to meet. We all have a table here waiting for us. We talk, laugh, and metaphor our way through verse like intimate conversations. In our hands are the mugs matching the personalities wide and varied, they are our hearts. In them - filled to the brim - is our ink. This addictive fluid is drank slowly as we read or it's splashed down on paper. So sit and drink the ink with me.
A Night at the Opera by apollos rivoire, Jr A Night at the Opera by apollos rivoire, Jr March 27, 2015 3164 words Read a sample
This is the first of three interconnected stories that lead to an unexpected place. The first story of course is about the happenings one night at the opera. The second is about a love story that ends in what seems to be a tragedy. The third is about a horrible tragedy that will affect us all.
No Plan B by Bambang Budijanto No Plan B by Bambang Budijanto March 27, 2015 5610 words Read a sample
The church is an unstoppable force, prevailing against hell itself. The church is a dynamic kingdom community, chosen to establish God’s reign on earth. The church is God’s plan A to bring transformation and holistic healing to the world’s most complex challenges. There is no plan B.
The Warrior by Erin Trejo The Warrior by Erin Trejo March 27, 2015 32439 words Read a sample
For as long as he's been alive Cadence has been a warrior. A fighter. He doesn't know anything else. When he comes back from the Marines he comes back something different. A killer. Cad. moves back with his abusive father who is also into drug and weapon trafficking. When he runs into Nina a girl that is looking for her missing sister certain things click into place for him. What happens then?
Escape the Hidden Dangers of Emotional Manipulation by Jim Hedges Escape the Hidden Dangers of Emotional Manipulation by Jim Hedges March 27, 2015 1286 words Read a sample
Escape the Hidden Dangers of Emotional Manipulation shares information on what emotional manipulation is, how it affects the victims, and why breaking the cycle of emotional abuse should be a priority.
Pandora's Box Dazai Osamu by Shelley Marshall Pandora's Box Dazai Osamu by Shelley Marshall March 27, 2015 32186 words Read a sample
Fun times for a 20-year-old youth with tuberculosis in a sanatorium in post-war Japan.
Fragrant by Ryan Loera Fragrant by Ryan Loera March 27, 2015 37752 words Read a sample
End not that occupied fragrance of which you know to be the factual truth, man! Be not the cause and effect but the byproduct of only one and one revolutionary act of tremendous change! Knowing information is only part of the struggle of detainment. Being human is what we asked for before all existence was made manifest. Fragrant is an experimental novel.
The Spirit Men of Probao & A Brief and Naïve Portrait of Scotland by Jennifer Moreland The Spirit Men of Probao & A Brief and Naïve Portrait of Scotland by Jennifer Moreland March 27, 2015 5795 words Read a sample
Sometimes we follow the rules, and sometimes we find virtue where the rules say it could not exist. This double story selection takes readers to a place and time few remember in The Spirit Men of Probao, then turns more familiar territory in its head in A Brief and Naïve Portrait of Scotland. Tender and gut-wrenching, these short reads are part of the continuing Leaving Traces time travel series.
Only by Chance by Lisa Collins Only by Chance by Lisa Collins March 27, 2015 9667 words Read a sample
A network specialist, flying to San Francisco for a conference meets a waitress her first day on the west coast. Having just broke up with her boyfriend, she is have a hard time concentrating on her meal and not on the waitress serving her. When their hands finally do touch one another, they both feel a connection and have a hard time understanding what this might mean for each of them.
The Break by Ann Jet Sieg The Break by Ann Jet Sieg March 27, 2015 61044 words Read a sample
Fifteen-Year-Old Nova has created a Self-Preservation guide that she has learned to live by. Not by her own choosing, but one of necessity. One person by day, she becomes another at 3:15, every day after school. For five years, Nova has been on her own. The only one she knows that she can rely on is herself. Other characters come in and out of her life, but nothing is for sure.
Jump Start Your Love Life: Tips, Tricks and Wisdom from Professional Matchmakers by Jessica Baker Jump Start Your Love Life: Tips, Tricks and Wisdom from Professional Matchmakers by Jessica Baker March 27, 2015 12154 words Read a sample
The dating scene can be harder to navigate today than ever. Between social media, hook up culture, and endless options, getting a handle on the formula to lasting love is tricky. Luckily, professional matchmakers Jessica Baker, Erica Arrechea, and Melissa Lapchuk have used their years of experience to compile their advice and insider knowledge for the first time.
The Prophecy by Lucy Varna The Prophecy by Lucy Varna March 27, 2015 81168 words Read a sample
Maya Bellegarde journeys to Sweden on behalf of the People. There, she meets James Terhune, an attractive language expert. Together, they must uncover the secrets of the grave and protect it from an ancient enemy, and Maya must decide whether or not to trust James with her deepest secret.
LEAVE: A Short Story by Kurt Brindley LEAVE: A Short Story by Kurt Brindley March 27, 2015 6055 words Sample 20%
"What made it even worse was that, while his scared mother suffered alone so far away from him, four so-called women were now onboard his ship. He could see them right now strutting around the passageways, each knowing that they were a new and powerful precedent that could not be ignored, or contained. Their mere presence on the ship signaled the beginning of an assault..."
The Ethereal Vision by Liam Donnelly The Ethereal Vision by Liam Donnelly March 27, 2015 94909 words Read a sample
In the future, psychic abilities such as telepathy, clairvoyance and psychokinesis have begun to appear in a new generation. Jane possesses these abilities, but knows the danger in using them is real. When she encounters a non-human entity by the name of Max, he warns her that she is being pursued by a dangerous man who has ties to a secretive committee.
Shaded Light: The Case of the Tactless Trophy Wife: A Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan Mystery (A Classic Police Procedural Series of Traditional Whodunits Set in Contemporary Toronto Book 1) by J. A. Menzies Shaded Light: The Case of the Tactless Trophy Wife: A Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan Mystery (A Classic Police Procedural Series of Traditional Whodunits Set in Contemporary Toronto Book 1) by J. A. Menzies March 27, 2015 133042 words Read a sample
A weekend house party at a Toronto lawyer’s estate. A young woman’s body in the garden. Enter homicide detectives Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan for their first case together. “He’s white, an abrupt, patronizing veteran, while she’s a recently promoted, vivacious black woman —but... the two rub elbows and tempers to captivating effect.” Publishers Weekly More
Loving Beyond Hurt by Success Eziuka Loving Beyond Hurt by Success Eziuka March 27, 2015 9636 words Read a sample
In today’s world, many people are still living in hurts and pains of their past relationships and as such give little or nothing in their present one. This book Loving Beyond Hurt helps you realize that the ability to love and be loved comes from God and He alone can make you love far beyond hurts.
Ashtrays to Jawbreakers: Volume 5 by June Project Ashtrays to Jawbreakers: Volume 5 by June Project March 27, 2015 19698 words Read a sample
Once again, we come before you to stand behind you, the reader, to invite you into our worlds that we have built or in some cases destroy. We hope you enjoy this edition as much as the others. Not read the others? They are available free as well.
Mommy Loves You Exactly As You Are! by Wade Galt Mommy Loves You Exactly As You Are! by Wade Galt March 27, 2015 1840 words Read a sample
Helping Children Know How Much They Are Loved and How Loveable They Are
Spiritual Citizens: A Christian Fiction Anthology by Kim Bond Spiritual Citizens: A Christian Fiction Anthology by Kim Bond March 27, 2015 10947 words Read a sample
Spiritual Citizens: A Christian Fiction Anthology includes short stories by Jan Ackerson, Michael Austin, Joseph Courtemanche, Voni Harris, Judy Haught, Nancy LaRonda Johnson, John Mark Miller, Tolulope Popool, Esther and Richard Provencher, Chong Shipei, Charles W. Short, Gerald Shuler, and Lynn Wehmeyer.
A Palace for Peepers by Marian Hailey-Moss A Palace for Peepers by Marian Hailey-Moss March 27, 2015 2752 words Read a sample
Mia was given a baby pigeon by the porter of her apartment house, Astor Court. She named the pigeon Peepers and called Rita a wildlife doctor. With the help of Rita, Mia was able to find Peepers a new home where she could learn to be a bird. The other pigeons didn't accept Peepers until Hubert came to the aviary. Peepers and Hubert found true love and a true home in the New York skies.
Chanel No 5 by Corina Fezi Chanel No 5 by Corina Fezi March 27, 2015 3029 words Read a sample
A Romanian girl struggles with her life in America
Soul Mate - A Short Romantic Story by Shailesh S Udashi Soul Mate - A Short Romantic Story by Shailesh S Udashi March 27, 2015 2272 words Read a sample
Soul Mate - A short story about finding love when everything seems lost.
I, Alone! Mastering Life's Seven Principles by Aristides Priakos I, Alone! Mastering Life's Seven Principles by Aristides Priakos March 27, 2015 48766 words Read a sample
A practical guide to help you lead an ideal life. Learn how you have unknowingly trained your brain for failure and what you can do to conquer your fears to think and act like a champion today. This book is perfectly tailored with the person in mind that is on their journey of self-discovery and those that may not grasp their own true potential and desire more out of their lives.
When Summer Lingers by Queen of Spades When Summer Lingers by Queen of Spades March 27, 2015 2297 words Read a sample
Dahna is quite comfortable in her role as an outcast. Her favorite activities are painting her nails and hanging out on the beach. An observation by the quirky Carr leads to an endearing friendship between two unlikely people. Note: This short story was first featured in Summer Shorts II: Best Kept Secrets by Durham Editing and E-books.
On the Sand by S LaRue On the Sand by S LaRue March 27, 2015 1025 words Read a sample
A moment of intense pleasure happens under the stars. Nellie is given all she can handle. The outside world can't drown out the sounds of her pleasure.
Top Ten Graduate Job Interview Questions and Answers by Nicky Van Fliet Top Ten Graduate Job Interview Questions and Answers by Nicky Van Fliet March 27, 2015 3073 words Read a sample
Are you a recent graduate? Do you dread job interviews? Fear no more! If you get stuck on difficult questions or have a tendency to waffle, then this short guide is for you. In just a few quick pages it shows you how to tackle tricky questions like 'Tell Me About Yourself' and 'Why Should We Hire You'. This short guide will get you to interview like a pro and walk out with a job offer in no time.
The Witch Shrink by L L Watkin The Witch Shrink by L L Watkin March 27, 2015 9603 words Read a sample
Their hour was almost up and Heather had spent most of it at the window, facing outward. Dr Schever didn’t interrupt and didn’t push, but the pressure of her unspoken questions was preying on Heather’s mind. She couldn’t tell the doctor what she really was and certainly not why she was really there. The shrink would not approve of either.
Audrey, Volume III by Quinn Kelley Audrey, Volume III by Quinn Kelley March 27, 2015 1726 words Sample 40%
This e-book is the third of a series of three "Audrey" romance novellas.
Fumblings in the Dark by R.A. Bramhall Fumblings in the Dark by R.A. Bramhall March 27, 2015 3350 words Sample 20%
A collection of poems dealing with time and death, exploring his world of chronic depression.
Elliot Savant: A Free Fantastical Fable of Foster Flat Digital Short by W. Bradford Swift Elliot Savant: A Free Fantastical Fable of Foster Flat Digital Short by W. Bradford Swift March 27, 2015 8706 words Read a sample
Thirteen-year-old Dodger Dean has a vivid imagination that tends to get him in trouble at times — as in six or seven times a day. So much so that his mother has to beg Uncle Matt to take Dodger for a couple months each summer so she can recover a shred of sanity. But Foster Flats where Uncle Matt lives has its own unique characteristics that make for a dangerous combination for a boy like Dodger.
Obstacle Busting: How to Get Over, Under, Round or Through Any Obstacle in Your Way by Donna Higton Obstacle Busting: How to Get Over, Under, Round or Through Any Obstacle in Your Way by Donna Higton March 27, 2015 24355 words Read a sample
We all have things that seem to get in the way of us living the best life possible for us - beliefs, confidence issues, time, money, other people. But you can get over, under, round or through every obstacle in your way. In this book, Donna shares her tips for obstacle busting gleaned from over a decade of coaching people to love their lives and makes their dreams a reality.
Eradicating TB in India: Challenges, Perspectives and Solutions by Global Policy Eradicating TB in India: Challenges, Perspectives and Solutions by Global Policy March 27, 2015 33589 words Read a sample
This publication features articles from leading policymakers, administrators, technical experts, journalists and members of civil society working in India’s tuberculosis (TB) landscape. It outlines the multifaceted nature of the TB epidemic, its impact on communities, learnings from global successes and the way forward towards tackling the disease successfully.
Be Happier in One Hour: Enjoy Better Relationships, Better Health, More Success and a Longer Life by D.E. Hardesty Be Happier in One Hour: Enjoy Better Relationships, Better Health, More Success and a Longer Life by D.E. Hardesty March 27, 2015 21862 words Sample 20%
This books teaches you how to be happier in one hour, so that you can start to enjoy better relationships, better health, more success and a longer life, all from learning how to be happier. This books shows you how you can be happier right now, without anything changing in your life.
Karierne poti doktoric in doktorjev znanosti by Statistični urad Republike Slovenije Karierne poti doktoric in doktorjev znanosti by Statistični urad Republike Slovenije March 27, 2015 7839 words Read a sample
Moderne družbe postajajo čedalje bolj odvisne od znanosti, tehnologije in inovacij, pri čemer so doktorice in doktorji znanosti kot visoko usposobljena delovna sila z znanstvenim in tehnološkim znanjem ter veščinami ključnega pomena. Publikacijo o doktoricah in doktorjih znanosti smo pripravili z namenom sporočiti splošni javnosti ključne ugotovitve o kariernih poteh doktorjev znanosti v Sloveniji
Firehorn: A Dwarf Fortress Story - Part One by J. C. Bass Firehorn: A Dwarf Fortress Story - Part One by J. C. Bass March 27, 2015 33844 words Read a sample
Deep in the arctic wastes of the Long Night lies a Dwarven fortress called Firehorn. Its 2000 citizens have fought off the evil that dwells there for generations, and have even bested the war hungry Goblin empire to the south. But now something unspeakable has risen from the depths of the earth intent on tormenting those who have dared disturb its slumber...
The Remote Islands by Ted Eastborn The Remote Islands by Ted Eastborn March 27, 2015 38258 words Read a sample
Thirty-one love letters from an air disaster survivor to his wife reveal a modern-day reachable utopia.
Falling for Q46F by Jason Werbeloff Falling for Q46F by Jason Werbeloff March 27, 2015 3747 words Read a sample
Each day is the same for Q46F: feed the bunker wall, sing to the dining table in F major, and put the fridge to sleep. But after waiting alone for 27.03 years, Q46F hears a signal. A signal from another. Another Q46F... Falling for Q46F is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi comedy short that will melt even a zombie-proof titanium heart.
Clean-up Time in Peaceville (A Free Short Story) by Alan Barry Clean-up Time in Peaceville (A Free Short Story) by Alan Barry March 27, 2015 2434 words Read a sample
Johnny Goode and the residents of Peaceville have been living a nice quiet life, until the day they elected a new town major, Mr Censorship.
Reilly the Slug Gets His Comeuppance by Gerrard Wllson Reilly the Slug Gets His Comeuppance by Gerrard Wllson March 27, 2015 1927 words Read a sample
Reilly was a slug. He is no more, though. You see, he got his comeuppance. A short story by The Crazymad Writer.
Mind over Mind, A Journey of Mind Renewal by Mike Crane Mind over Mind, A Journey of Mind Renewal by Mike Crane March 27, 2015 34434 words Read a sample
This book is a description of the authors journey of Mind Renewal and the process he has learned that has enabled him to have a more peaceful life. He describes his Christian faith and how he has utilised its teachings to achieve this peace. Learn how to obtain freedom from the turmoils of life and to how to have a more peaceful time during the high stress, high speed life of the 21st century.
Volare (Part 1) by Treyci Kay Volare (Part 1) by Treyci Kay March 27, 2015 20299 words Read a sample
The only thing worse than being kidnapped by an army of assassins, is having to become one of them in order to save your family.
The Patient by K. Michael The Patient by K. Michael March 27, 2015 2016 words Read a sample
Waking up in a hospital is never fun, especially when you don't remember how you got there... But this is especially true for the man in this quick-read from author K. Michael. [PG-13 L/V]
Blitzed by Evelyn Rosado Blitzed by Evelyn Rosado March 26, 2015 30152 words Read a sample
Lacey Nichols’s biggest break of her career becomes a nightmare when the irresistible, egomaniac, all-star quarterback Myles McCrae chooses her company to publish his autobiography and her boss selects her as the co-author. Initially reluctant, Lacey realizes there’s more than meets the eye to Myles's flash and glitz. Lines get crossed, temptation flairs, and secrets from the past creep back up.
How The War Started by Alice Rhodes How The War Started by Alice Rhodes March 26, 2015 105555 words Read a sample
Teleporting farm girl in the future is recruited by the military for assignments to prevent a terrorist organisation from threatening the world's safety.
Elin's Descent by Mark Daniel III Elin's Descent by Mark Daniel III March 26, 2015 9297 words Read a sample
Take a glimpse into Elin's world as he jumps from body to body searching for the something that he never knew was missing from his centuries of life. Enjoy this first installment into the grand story of the EverOnes.
Baroness's Heart by Emanuel Grigoras Baroness's Heart by Emanuel Grigoras March 26, 2015 6705 words Sample 20%
There is war, social structures that disappear and people who lived in those times. Of these people, some have followed their dreams by building a life just as they wanted it, ignoring history.
Science and God by Jennifer Vidal Science and God by Jennifer Vidal March 26, 2015 821 words Read a sample
Evolution has been taken as a fact even though it is still just a theory. Yet, it has become one of the main reasons why many people have rejected the idea of a Creator. But, is it wise to do such a thing? Here is a well thought-out argument on the topic. ("Science and God" is the first chapter of a book that will be published some time in the near future.)
Incarceration Testimony Coterminous with Genetic Markers for Morbus Masculi Rebellis by Garden Urthark Incarceration Testimony Coterminous with Genetic Markers for Morbus Masculi Rebellis by Garden Urthark March 26, 2015 1247 words Read a sample
I knew my mark and I took off running, never look back: the baton came to my hand as that white man’s torch must have passed hand over hand across how many centuries, even millennia, who could say, across even all humanity, just to get to me. We were behind. Could we catch up?
The Billionaire's Suite Dreams by Lori Ryan The Billionaire's Suite Dreams by Lori Ryan March 26, 2015 48466 words Read a sample
Her Secrets Are All About to Come Out. Pop star PJ Cantrell's life and career are threatened when an angry blackmailer uncovers the truth about her hidden past. When Gabe Sawyer discovers a blackmailer is threatening her life, he struggles to keep her safe and end the threat to her life and to the career she loves.