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I Hispano Antología Zombie by Ediciones EATER I Hispano Antología Zombie by Ediciones EATER Oct. 31, 2014 101770 words Read a sample
Algunos de los más representativos autores hispanos se reúnen en estas páginas para compartirnos quince visiones sobre el zombi y el horror que nos significa la plaga de la muerte andante. Una lectura que no dejará indiferente a nadie.
Ponte + Desafiando Vicente + Trocado para Eduarda (Contos Juvenis) by Shana Conzatti Ponte + Desafiando Vicente + Trocado para Eduarda (Contos Juvenis) by Shana Conzatti Oct. 31, 2014 13489 words Read a sample
Três contos Juvenis pelo preço de um. Aproveitem!
Brickabrack Hall by David Eveleigh Brickabrack Hall by David Eveleigh Oct. 31, 2014 7132 words Read a sample
Beyond the valley of the nudist dinosaurs, upon the second highest peak of Mount Frankula lies Brackabrack Hall, the fanciest of fancy hotels. When this ritzy resort becomes the home of a mischievous ghost, the duty falls on a trio of unlikely heroes end his awful antics. Will our gruesome group of overworked, underpaid ghouls teach their spectral adversary a much needed lesson?
In The Stars Part II, Episode 11: Scorpio by Debbie McGowan In The Stars Part II, Episode 11: Scorpio by Debbie McGowan Oct. 31, 2014 35812 words Sample 20%
Scorpio is Ep 11 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 11th of 12 eventful months. The Circle try to move on with their lives, optimistic for a return to normality. But something is amiss, and Josh is intent on solving the puzzle. Shaunna and Andy are in need of TLC…or perhaps a touch of meddling will save the day?
A Question of Faith (Harlem's Deck 8) by Paul Smith A Question of Faith (Harlem's Deck 8) by Paul Smith Oct. 31, 2014 6563 words Read a sample
In the aftermath of the fight, Elliot looks back down the road that led to Jaret's election as Mayor. Harlem's Deck goes introspective, with glimpses into the brother's past and a look at the nature of the shallows. For fans of Peter F.Hamilton, Iain M Banks and Jon Courtney Grimwood.
Black Wolf by Steph Shangraw Black Wolf by Steph Shangraw Oct. 31, 2014 153023 words Sample 30%
So what happens if you feel like you belong nowhere… then find out you do belong somewhere… and that place should be impossible? There's no such thing as magic or werewolves, especially only a few hundred miles north of Toronto, right? And what could be in Jesse's missing past that would make him fit in there?
Poolside Stand Off (Harlem's Deck 7) by Paul Smith Poolside Stand Off (Harlem's Deck 7) by Paul Smith Oct. 31, 2014 3972 words Read a sample
Iiiiiin the blue corner: Elliot Roscan! Wit, wastrel and Nu Shakya extraordinaire. And iiiiin the red corner: A Fiend of the Pit! Purveyor of terror, obscenity and really poor taste in bodies. (...Insert crowd chanting 'Fight! Fight! Fight!' here...) Why is the daemon here? Can Elliot handle it alone? And what is it with the Infernal and mood lighting...? Read on and find out...
Crocodiles and Alligators Facts Book for Kids by Nick Zimmerman Crocodiles and Alligators Facts Book for Kids by Nick Zimmerman Oct. 31, 2014 3748 words Read a sample
Crocodiles and Alligators! Fierce, cold-blooded killers? Or caring mothers? Crocodiles are some of the most misunderstood reptiles, but this book for kids will help you discover where crocodiles and their relatives, alligators, come from, how they relate to each other, and how many unique crocodile species there are.
Happy Halloween by John Fazem Happy Halloween by John Fazem Oct. 31, 2014 2559 words Read a sample
A short story about a chanced meeting at a party.
25 Tips For Developing Soccer Skills by Neil Jensen 25 Tips For Developing Soccer Skills by Neil Jensen Oct. 31, 2014 2115 words Read a sample
Soccer is the best sport on the planet. You can play it on your own, with a few friends or as part of a team. The fundamental skills needed can be developed through repetition, observation and visualization. With regular training and practice of a specific movement or technique, the player builds confidence and the skills become natural.
Tin Universe Monthly? #18 by Brian Williams Tin Universe Monthly? #18 by Brian Williams Oct. 31, 2014 6479 words Read a sample
Tin Universe Monthly? continues its monthly? schedule with a Halloween story right out of the tradition of the worst sort of late night, overnight, caught while half asleep, horror TV show viewing.
Seasons | Archers - Preface (I-III) by Glake Riuno Seasons | Archers - Preface (I-III) by Glake Riuno Oct. 31, 2014 27263 words Read a sample
Preface is the first entry within a 3-part short story trilogy entitled, "Seasons | Archers". The story takes place in a world called "BlueEarth", where time is currently forzen, unable to progress. Four orbs which harness the power of each Season have been stolen, inevitably freezing the world in it's entirety.
Seasons | Archers - Preface (I-III) by Glake Riuno Seasons | Archers - Preface (I-III) by Glake Riuno Oct. 31, 2014 27263 words Read a sample
Preface is the first entry within a 3-part short story trilogy entitled, "Seasons | Archers". The story takes place in a world called "BlueEarth", where time is currently forzen, unable to progress. Four orbs which harness the power of each Season have been stolen, inevitably freezing the world in it's entirety.
Gekochte Dagen - Wie betaalt de Lazarusprijs? by Vanessa Gerrits Gekochte Dagen - Wie betaalt de Lazarusprijs? by Vanessa Gerrits Oct. 31, 2014 20171 words Read a sample
Een gratis Halloweenverhaaltje in het Dark Romance-genre, geschreven voor Young Adults.
The Indians take on the Devil by Andrew Genaille The Indians take on the Devil by Andrew Genaille Oct. 31, 2014 7613 words Read a sample
Karen and several of her Native cousins attempt to rob a museum in order to take back the remains of two Ancestors; while they're there they stumble on a ritual that brings a Demon forth. Now Karen and her cousins have to survive someone else's religion.
The Hollow Places by Dean Clayton Edwards The Hollow Places by Dean Clayton Edwards Oct. 31, 2014 66302 words Read a sample
Simon, a serial killer, has only hours to save his little sister. From himself. A bloody journey of rescue, revenge and redemption.
Magic Gone Wrong by Alexandra A. Cheshire Magic Gone Wrong by Alexandra A. Cheshire Oct. 31, 2014 5446 words Read a sample
In the aftermath of a disastrous court ball, Zariah's fairy godmother offers her 'everything a princess could ever want' and Zariah accepts only to find herself separated from her family and caught in a situation more nightmare than dream. Now Zariah must take her fate into her own hands to reverse the spell and reclaim her life with her family.
Conclave by Yohanna Michaels Conclave by Yohanna Michaels Oct. 31, 2014 35635 words Sample 20%
Conclave is a story of enduring love and devotion, of frailty and hope, of music and song, it is a story for all.
The Moment of Truth by Lazette Gifford The Moment of Truth by Lazette Gifford Oct. 30, 2014 5515 words Read a sample
There is something decidedly strange about the new family in Treeview -- the ones with the odd haircuts, pointed teeth and strange attraction to vegetables. Life has gotten odd since they arrived and now it's up to three local ladies to take care of the problem! The short story is followed by a preview of the first chapter to the novel Beware the Wrath of Bunny Hopper.
Tease (Strings, #0.5) by Renee Swann Tease (Strings, #0.5) by Renee Swann Oct. 30, 2014 3193 words Read a sample
A playboy by nature. A romantic at heart? Tony Davies leads an unextraordinary life of ladies and simple pleasures. He’s quite content to continue down this pleasurable path for ever—until he moves in with his best mate Gabby. And he realises just what he’s been missing out on.
The Origin And Evolution Of Religion And Science by Dennis Goldwater The Origin And Evolution Of Religion And Science by Dennis Goldwater Oct. 30, 2014 157331 words Read a sample
A simple, unified model of nature and of the dimensions of time and space demonstrates how the evolution of our species naturally led to two symmetrical yet seemingly incompatible ways that our ancestors learned to understand nature; religion and science. Each of the stages in the evolution of nature, and of human awareness of nature, of religion, of science, and of language is analyzed in depth.
The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel by Connor Goldsmith The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel by Connor Goldsmith Oct. 30, 2014 7482 words Read a sample
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.
Nazi Sharks! by Jared Roberts Nazi Sharks! by Jared Roberts Oct. 30, 2014 32637 words Read a sample
If you like sharks, evil Nazi scum, sexy babes in bikinis, big boobs, stupid shark movies, sexy babes not in bikinis, Kevin Costner, synchronized swimming, and/or SyFy movies, Nazi Sharks! belongs in your e-reader or brain.
Double Time by Rik Hunik Double Time by Rik Hunik Oct. 30, 2014 3219 words Read a sample
(2690 words) A time travel story. A short science fiction story about what happens to a scientist when his prototype teleporter receiver receives something, despite the fact that the only transmitter is shut off. A slightly different version of this story appeared in Perihelion Science Fiction, Aug. 12, 2013. a
The Cat's Meow: A Halloween Anthology by Hera B. Magic The Cat's Meow: A Halloween Anthology by Hera B. Magic Oct. 30, 2014 23424 words Read a sample
Three splendid short stories full of black cats, Halloween, surprises, and even a little romance. Another anthology from Hera B. Magic and the authors of the Here Be Magic blog. 23,000 words. Stories include "Kit's Cat" by Cindy Spencer Pape, "The Tenth Life of Vicky Torres" by Shona Husk, and "The Night Shift" by Angela Campbell.
The Half Series: When Black People Look White by Dangerous Lee The Half Series: When Black People Look White by Dangerous Lee Oct. 30, 2014 9101 words Read a sample
The Half Series - When Black People Look White focuses on the colorism that biracial, mixed and multi-ethnic people deal with as well as how they see themselves. Features interviews, first person accounts and fun facts.
The Girl with No Shoes by B. J. Rand The Girl with No Shoes by B. J. Rand Oct. 30, 2014 16029 words Read a sample
Meet Arielle. She loves nothing more than to spend time with her dog, Britches, and her cat, Nosey, in a secret place they call "The Hollow". One day at "The Hollow" they find a girl wearing no shoes. This girl with no shoes inspires them to take a magical journey to a place where magic began.
A Friend In Need by Dylon Winfield A Friend In Need by Dylon Winfield Oct. 30, 2014 5819 words Read a sample
A Catholic priest drawing closer to starvation is approached by an occasional attendee of his Mass. What Father Kaufmann doesn't realize is that this white-suited man has far more in mind for his offer than expected.
Locked by V.K. Scott Locked by V.K. Scott Oct. 30, 2014 4039 words Read a sample
A child is locked in a bathroom for an entire day. The darkness is bad. The growling from beneath the sink is worse. And what the child discovers in those shadowy recesses is more than he could possibly imagine. As an adult, he tries desperately to make sense of the inexplicable, reliving the experience that will haunt him for the rest of his life.
The Old Gray by Hans Neinhausen X The Old Gray by Hans Neinhausen X Oct. 30, 2014 47195 words Read a sample
Old Gray. Battle hard veteran. Back-stabbing the Nazis where they lay.
Bloodwaste Books Presents #8 FENRIC by Brian Williams Bloodwaste Books Presents #8 FENRIC by Brian Williams Oct. 30, 2014 2125 words
A man between a time of unwell and ok
Take It by DJ Stone Take It by DJ Stone Oct. 30, 2014 41081 words Read a sample
Jenny Collins is convinced she’s more likely to find Bigfoot in the middle of downtown Boston than have a decent romp in the sack. She’s starting to wonder if maybe all the lackluster love making has more to do with her than she’s been willing to admit. Her days are spent drudging away in a male driven career where the best she can do is apologize for existing as she inches her way up the ladder.
JESUS & Co. (#3): Machetes and Machine Guns by Jacob Lindaman JESUS & Co. (#3): Machetes and Machine Guns by Jacob Lindaman Oct. 30, 2014 1464 words Read a sample
Roman hordes gather near the Great Wall. Joshua and his people have allied with the Amazons to ensure the safety of the wall. However, they've sent in an undercover team into the Roman camp to obtain special info. From the wall they track the team's movements until...something deadly happens.
Marrying My Forever by Carrie Fox Marrying My Forever by Carrie Fox Oct. 30, 2014 2743 words Read a sample
Join Sam and Rae Ann as they exchange vows
Just For TEENS: Abuse, Violence, Depression, Drugs, Death & How To Understand Your Parents by Jaime Buckley Just For TEENS: Abuse, Violence, Depression, Drugs, Death & How To Understand Your Parents by Jaime Buckley Oct. 30, 2014 10858 words Read a sample
Meet Jaime Buckley. Husband, father of 12 and grandfather…cartoonist, fantasy writer, game maker and champion of youth. He IS a kid in all but age…and now he wants to share why his life’s mission is to help you to a better place.
Загублені by Voldemar Lemberg Загублені by Voldemar Lemberg Oct. 30, 2014 10987 words Sample 20%
Маленький хлопчик, вдівець, дівчинка, успішна бізнес-леді, і дві закохані пари. Що вони мають спільного? Вони всі загублені. Дехто загубився у своїх ілюзіях. Дехто у минулому, або у світі, як такому. Дехто загубив навіть свою особистість.Чи живуть вони ще? Їхні світи справжні, чи можливо вони лиш наслідки їхньої уяви і совісті? Довідайтесь у цій збірці коротких оповіданнь.
Predator & Prey by James D Horton Predator & Prey by James D Horton Oct. 30, 2014 10770 words Read a sample
Lily works the night shift at a radio station in a ruthless city; creatures roam the streets and prey on the innocent. As she leaves work, Lily is attacked but from the shadows an ally emerges. Wolf tells her she is not prey and sets off to right a wrong. What she sees in the dark heart of the city will change her existence forever. Has Wolf taken on a force too big? Will Lily survive the night?
Meditations on My Lady, the Virgin Mother by Judith Michel Meditations on My Lady, the Virgin Mother by Judith Michel Oct. 30, 2014 5382 words Read a sample
This little book is a concise reflection of the purity of Mary's grace. It answers some questions about the identity of Mary and her role in humanity. Judith Michel touches upon Mary's pregnancy and the golden Child growing in her womb. Michel displays Mary as the perfect reflection of God's love and His awesome power. Meditations on My Lady, the Virgin Mother, is an exciting piece of work tha
Belonging by J. S. Wilder Belonging by J. S. Wilder Oct. 30, 2014 12864 words Read a sample
Deborah finds out her guardian angel is not a blessing, but a curse.
Passions Of Love:Strange Pregnancy Mischief by Tayo Demola Passions Of Love:Strange Pregnancy Mischief by Tayo Demola Oct. 30, 2014 29407 words Read a sample
Bisi and Tayo have been dating for four years. After a passionate love making on the eve of her birthday, Bisi mysteriously gets pregnant despite their use of condom! But is she truly pregnant or is there an ulterior motive? She insists she must have an abortion at all cost. Tayo would have none of this. The battle line was drawn. Did she eventually abort the pregnancy? Find out in this book!
PARADO NA PORTA DO CÉU by Nicole Puzzi PARADO NA PORTA DO CÉU by Nicole Puzzi Oct. 30, 2014 56584 words Read a sample
Romance espiritualista A difícil tarefa de reordenar as diretrizes espirituais. Argeu é o narrador de suas tristes decisões contrárias as orientações do Plano Espiritual,cujas consequências, o fará descer aos mais atrozes sofrimentos, mas a bondade Divina não o desampara. Um livro de esperança, de incentivo ao caminho da Luz, de não permanecer parado quando a porta do Céu está próxima.
When Girlfriends Chase Dreams by Savannah Page When Girlfriends Chase Dreams by Savannah Page Oct. 30, 2014 122901 words Read a sample
Take a ride with Claire Linley as she plans the wedding of her dreams…with more bumps, surprises, and disasters along the way than she just might be able to handle! A novel about chasing dreams, for better or worse, and living your love story.
Playing Up by Toria Lyons Playing Up by Toria Lyons Oct. 30, 2014 15488 words Read a sample
Sian has been watching Rob for a while...as he plays rugby for the club she follows. However, she’d also love to get down and dirty with the hot and hunky prop in more intimate surroundings. A chance mishap in a crowded nightclub may mean her wish is fulfilled, going by her intense reaction when their bodies entangle. Will she have the chance to play up with him?
A Theology of the Holy Spirit by Gary Deddo A Theology of the Holy Spirit by Gary Deddo Oct. 30, 2014 25975 words Read a sample
God is three Persons in one Being. Within this Triune God, who is the Holy Spirit? What can we say about the work of the Holy Spirit without over- or under-emphasis? How do we respond to the Spirit?
Operation Protective Edge by Heart of God Israel Operation Protective Edge by Heart of God Israel Oct. 30, 2014 8735 words Read a sample
As we consider the atrocities of war, it’s important to look beyond the politics and stop to think about the personal impact of terroristic acts against men, women and children in the Middle East. While the battle is far beyond the physical realm, the impact is very real and felt by all throughout the Land. Operation Protect Edge is a collection of stories emphasizing the personal impact of war.
Diary (October 2014) by David Santamaria Diary (October 2014) by David Santamaria Oct. 30, 2014 17758 words Read a sample
It's complicated to read on Twitter, therefore, I write this diary now, to also display, in chronological order, and explain (with the links to the tweets), all these Miracles and Prophecies, of cosmic proportions for some of them, that God does through me. Blow your mind, read this miraculous diary! I let you deduce written by who. Literator: the one who create or explains literature.
Dealing with the DeaD by Ann Corbett Dealing with the DeaD by Ann Corbett Oct. 30, 2014 4365 words Read a sample
Meetings in graveyards can be a very spooky affair
Hell and High Water by Tony Nash Hell and High Water by Tony Nash Oct. 30, 2014 62576 words Read a sample
Death. Tom knows he is going somewhere; Jean just wants to go. Kylie is fearful. Each of these characters faces that final moment in a different way, some with belief and some without.
Are You There, Coffee? It's Me, Mom by Kianna Alexander Are You There, Coffee? It's Me, Mom by Kianna Alexander Oct. 30, 2014 10269 words Read a sample
With young children in the house, life seldom goes as planned. In this collection of candid essays, Kianna Alexander offers the reader a humorous look at modern motherhood. Navigate through the daily mishaps of a family with two work from home parents and two kids under the age of ten. The children, Scooter and Sweetpea, may have made up nicknames, but they, and their shenanigans, are very real.
Inchoate in Urdu by Lazlo Ferran Inchoate in Urdu by Lazlo Ferran Oct. 30, 2014 2049 words Read a sample
This is a translation of my short story, Inchoate, into Urdu. شروع کرنا تاریخ میں پہلی بورڈ کے اجلاس اور اس کی واحد ایجنڈا آئٹم کے بارے میں ایک ونودی کہانی.