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Emily Was by Lauren Kutterfly Emily Was by Feb. 09, 2016 10753 words Read a sample
A story about a girl who jumped, a boy with no home, and a mother trying to fix her and her daughter's broken life.
Run, Space Cowboy, Run! by Geltab Run, Space Cowboy, Run! by Feb. 09, 2016 2340 words Read a sample
With ridiculous gadgets, interplanetary warfare, lunatic friends, and the most dangerous job in the Multiverse, being a "Space Cowboy" has its ups and downs. Hunting down rogues from every dimension might pay the bills, but nothing lasts forever. What can be done when you're just a contracted screw-up? One person can't save the universe anyway...right?
Broken: Assumption Series Book One by Izzibella Beau Broken: Assumption Series Book One by Feb. 09, 2016 128383 words Read a sample
Broken is how both of them feel. Can they help each other fix the damaged pieces of their lives or will unforeseen circumstances keep their lives forever shattered?
Whirl by Katrina Liss Whirl by Feb. 09, 2016 46435 words Read a sample
When Alex meets Alex their two worlds collide. US Marine Alex is intense, focused and passionate about everything he does. But he's already in a relationship. UK Event Organiser Alex isn't up for another disappointing love affair, She's just come out of one. She wants fun and no commitment on her vacation. But they can't resist the attraction. From the very start, a whirl of passion...
DOTTY and the Calendar House Key by Emma Warner-Reed DOTTY and the Calendar House Key by Feb. 09, 2016 43587 words Read a sample
This spellbinding fantasy adventure is a must-read for 8-12 year olds. DOTTY and the Calendar House Key has been described as ‘Secret Garden meets Diagon Alley’. Children who enjoy magical fantasy adventures will love this book. Deals with universal themes of childhood loneliness, loss, family, friendships, justice and triumph of good over evil. Laced with just the right amount of gentle humour.
Valentine's Day (Starling Falls Snippet #1) by Aidan Willows Valentine's Day (Starling Falls Snippet #1) by Feb. 09, 2016 4024 words Read a sample
*** In order to fully understand and enjoy this short story, Falling Completely by Aidan Willows should be read first *** The short story of Caleb and Liya's first Valentine's Day together. Authors Note: 18+ For mature readers only. Book contains graphic language and scenes of a very sexual nature.
The Princess Who Tamed Demons by J. Kirsch The Princess Who Tamed Demons by Feb. 09, 2016 53954 words Read a sample
She may be as tough as dragon scales and recently ascended to the status of Queen, but that doesn't mean Najika's hardships are over. Barely surviving a horrific assassination attempt, Najika befriends Linn, a fellow foreigner. Together they discover that the attempt on her life was part of something bigger. Can they unlock the mystery and piece together hidden motives before it's too late?
Square by Bethany Ebert Square by Feb. 09, 2016 548 words Read a sample
Mostly-fictional haiku poetry about everyone's favorite topics: rain, music, squirrels, trees, butterflies, murder, and ball-kicking.
Set the Stage (To Walk the Path 1) by Paul Smith Set the Stage (To Walk the Path 1) by Feb. 09, 2016 2372 words Read a sample
The Winter Solstice approaches, and with it the first anniversary of the Congregate's invasion of Kharpal. But things are not running smoothly for the city's new Imperial overlords.
Love, an Ode to Valentine's Day and Hope {2 Works} by Xavier Cockroachal Damon Love, an Ode to Valentine's Day and Hope {2 Works} by Feb. 09, 2016 12349 words Read a sample
"Love, an Ode to Valentine's Day". How dare you call it a corporate money grab. Also some of the history behind the in no way superficial holiday. Then there's "Hope". Oh my you must have hope. Without it what else is there? Oh yes, dear sweet hope.
Cold Beer Cheap Tacos by Teco Balt Cold Beer Cheap Tacos by Feb. 09, 2016 10781 words Read a sample
Opening your own restaurant called Cold Beer and Cheap Tacos is not as easy as it sounds. Drug dealers, corrupt city officials, friends in low places and a host of other problems is going to make opening this hole-in-the-wall require a wrecking ball.
The Gentle Art of Travel by Ben Lovejoy The Gentle Art of Travel by Feb. 09, 2016 47746 words Sample 20%
In this practical yet entertaining book, Ben Lovejoy uses the experience gained in almost two decades of frequent travel across a total of 69 countries to share his take on the gentle art of travelling without breaking sweat. The author's flights have ranged from Concorde to Ryanair, and his airline status from top tier frequent flyer to staff travel standby.
Tell Me When I'm Dead by Steven Ramirez Tell Me When I'm Dead by Feb. 09, 2016 88954 words Read a sample
When a contagion decimates the town of Tres Marias, recovering alcoholic Dave Pulaski, his wife, Holly, and a band of soldiers and civilians must find a way to survive.
Hire the Right People and Win Big by Van Allen Hire the Right People and Win Big by Feb. 09, 2016 2246 words Read a sample
Follow me as I cover a series of important business success ideas starting with Hiring. Are you hiring the wrong people most of the time? The goal of an organizational selection process is to add people to the organization (fill positions) who will benefit the organization. Likewise, a secondary goal must be to keep out any people who will harm the organization.
The Unmasked by Josh Shiben The Unmasked by Feb. 09, 2016 2983 words Read a sample
A man searching for shelter from a storm finds instead, a nightmare
Gentle Sing Ferocious Wing by Barbara M Schwarz Gentle Sing Ferocious Wing by Feb. 09, 2016 1457 words Read a sample
A simple thing we hear, a simple thing we see - life is open to Spring's great destiny : immensity - a call to life's delivery.
Sofians by TJ Davis Sofians by Feb. 09, 2016 50703 words Read a sample
More than a dozen tales about the inhabitants of Bulgaria's capital, seen from eyes of a generation of young Sofians burgeoning on adulthood. This collection includes a mix of dark, light-hearted, romantic, heartbreaking--but mostly dark--stories that show what it's like to live in Sofia.
Crum's Crystals by Talee Crum's Crystals by Feb. 09, 2016 10944 words Read a sample
Crum had learned at an early age to polish and shape stones he gathered from the tailings of the nearby mines. Once or twice he had found shards of the crystals that were mined here and he would feel great comfort in their touch. But always those had more value than any of the stones he formed and he would invariably have to sell them to eat.
Kinder3 by Rick Barry Kinder3 by Feb. 09, 2016 23688 words Read a sample
Our relationships are alive and should be acknowledged for the supreme value they hold in our lives. RelationshipG.E.D may just be the evolutionary tool to help bring us back to this value of relationship awareness.
The Cougar by Ian W. Cooper The Cougar by Feb. 09, 2016 3827 words Read a sample
It’s just Penn Newburgh and his digital camera, all alone and out in the woods. He’s on the trail of a cougar, the biggest cat in North America. He’s got fresh tracks, but what are the odds? And that ain’t the half of it, as there’s more than one kind of cougar. A short and romantic tale of adventure.
Daddy's Playmate by Emma Valentines Daddy's Playmate by Feb. 09, 2016 12425 words Read a sample
It was tempting to see his rock hard abs and fine muscle on his body in the shower despite his temporary useless arms... But that was the tricky part, wasn't it? Irritated at the errand of taking care of the broken arms stepdaddy, Victoria found herself thinking about him, loving him and wanting him more and more. Until when will she stop?
Do Unto Others by Vincent McKalin Do Unto Others by Feb. 09, 2016 3904 words Read a sample
Charles Henry is on the prowl for another young woman to satisfy his sexual needs, albeit against her wish. He identify his prospective victim. She is perfect for the role. What he doesn't know, however, is: he, too, is also identified.
Tania Gets Stitches by Kanika G Tania Gets Stitches by Feb. 09, 2016 1579 words Read a sample
Tania's sister, Sonia, is now 2 years old. Tania loves playing with Sonia. One day, while they are playing catch, Tania has a bad fall and her chin splits. There is blood everywhere and she needs stitches. Can Tania be brave, for Sonia's sake? What does the doctor do, to take her mind off the pain? I hear she learns something about X-rays. Wow that sounds really exciting. Aren't you curious?
Samkhya Yog by Sunil Palaskar The self styled GOD Samkhya Yog by Feb. 09, 2016 12671 words
सांख्ययोग (गीतेचे सार) सज्जय उवाच त तथा कृपयाविष्टम श्रुपूर्णाकुलेक्षणम् | विषीदन्तमिदं वाक्यमुवाच मधुसूदन: ||१|| = त (ते = that) तथा (तेथे = there) कृपयाऽऽ (किरपा = please= pity on me) या (come) पाहे (see you) वाट मी (waiting for you) अश्रू (will tears) पुरा (full) नाकुलीनचा (born in ordinary family) लक्षण मी (I get feeling) विष (poison) येद (
Потвори by Yozha Kotsun Потвори by Feb. 09, 2016 5138 words Read a sample
Дуже страшна та неймовірно правдива історія яка сталася в середині 50-х років XX століття у м.Луцьку з хлопчиком на ім'я Аполлон та його друзями.
Change Progress Revolutions and Whats Next.- Experiment Start version 1 by Danielle Hughes Change Progress Revolutions and Whats Next.- Experiment Start version 1 by Feb. 09, 2016 250465 words Read a sample
Experimental version of experimental fiction
Enrich Your Relationships:10 Secrets To Rekindle Your Intimate Life (Beginner's Guide) by Darya Haitoglou Enrich Your Relationships:10 Secrets To Rekindle Your Intimate Life (Beginner's Guide) by Feb. 09, 2016 12557 words Sample 30%
This practical book is for anyone looking to re-evaluate their communication style and take their relationship to a deeper, more intimate level. Full of advice, research and case-studies, the book also contains a selection of life-changing exercises that can be undertaken in a matter of minutes. This guide is highly recommended for couples who struggle to balance their work, life and relationship
Working with Agencies by inniAccounts Working with Agencies by Feb. 09, 2016 11941 words Read a sample
Discover the effective ways of working with agencies and securing contract work. Download the ultimate expert guide to building successful relationships for long-term professional gains.
Alignment: The Silent City by H.G. Suren Alignment: The Silent City by Feb. 09, 2016 43675 words Read a sample
Five friends wake up to discover they are left alone on earth--the rest of humanity is gone. Empty streets are littered with stalled-out cars, buses, and motorcycles. What happened to life on earth while they slept?
Train Dogs At Home by Brandon David Train Dogs At Home by Feb. 09, 2016 4883 words Read a sample
Dog and puppy training, the kind and gentle way. No force fear or aggression used but real, long lasting results Our goal is to provide everyone world wide with a solution to their needs
INELAR by Mircea Badut INELAR by Feb. 08, 2016 12238 words Sample 20%
O ficţiune romantică: poveste de dragoste împletită pe un experiment tehnico-ştiinţific.
They Eat Eyes by Harry Thompson, Jr They Eat Eyes by Feb. 08, 2016 24939 words Sample 40%
Evil wizards and beasts from beyond time and space have descended on small town America. It is up to a werebear, teenaged witch, and demon-possessed cyborg to save us all from their vile predations.
Upper East Side #2 by Ashley Valentine Upper East Side #2 by Feb. 08, 2016 53307 words Read a sample
Welcome to New York City’s Upper East Side, where my friends and I all live in huge, fabulous apartments and go to exclusive private schools. We aren’t always the nicest people in the world, but we make up for it in looks and taste.
Welcome to Earth by Meg Danish Welcome to Earth by Feb. 08, 2016 223 words Read a sample
Ever feel like you just got off the bus from Pluto yesterday and don't recognize any of the street signs?
The Family Upstairs by Meg Danish The Family Upstairs by Feb. 08, 2016 506 words Read a sample
We're all upstairs from Alice. Why won't she come up and see us?
Destiny Decides.. by P.G Van Destiny Decides.. by Feb. 08, 2016 13253 words Read a sample
Destiny Decides.. A tale of two hearts in search of true love. The Pure Destiny Series - Book 1 Sample ONLY.
All for Love, Sample by Susanne Matthews All for Love, Sample by Feb. 08, 2016 29082 words Read a sample
To overcome your fear, you must first face it. Someone is out to destroy Greg Robertson and everyone he has ever loved. After an accident leaves his teenage daughter depressed and distraught, Greg will do anything to make her happy again, including hiring a bodyguard to protect her.
Just 9 Simple Drawings Displaying the Glory of Life and Beauty of the Mind by Xavier Cockroachal Damon Just 9 Simple Drawings Displaying the Glory of Life and Beauty of the Mind by Feb. 08, 2016 288 words Read a sample
A very short collection of drawings created to express the emotion behind them, not announce some sort of technical expertise. Check it out if you so desire, it's free.
Homeschooling Curriculum - Intro: Module 1 - start of stuff on this one sort of by Danielle Hughes Homeschooling Curriculum - Intro: Module 1 - start of stuff on this one sort of by Feb. 08, 2016 15405 words Read a sample
Homeschooling stuff - a start - fun learning for all, hopefully.
Homeschool Curriculum - Module 1 - beginning sort of by Danielle Hughes Homeschool Curriculum - Module 1 - beginning sort of by Feb. 08, 2016 658 words Read a sample
Homeschool
Homeschool Curriculum - Module 3 - start of units by Danielle Hughes Homeschool Curriculum - Module 3 - start of units by Feb. 08, 2016 766 words Read a sample
Home school curriculum - fun learning for all
Homeschool Curriculum - module 4 - early test of idea by Danielle Hughes Homeschool Curriculum - module 4 - early test of idea by Feb. 08, 2016 725 words Read a sample
home school curriculum - all ages learning, chess stuff too
Mike & Alanna: How it all began, From Housewife to Hotwife by Biteme 99 Mike & Alanna: How it all began, From Housewife to Hotwife by Feb. 08, 2016 5697 words Read a sample
This is the true story of how a how a shared fantasy became a reality, how we progressed from the regular and somewhat conservative folks next door into a couple who regularly dip their toes into the secret and always exciting world of wife sharing.
Over the Edge by Jason Wallace Poetry Over the Edge by Feb. 08, 2016 2392 words Read a sample
When I’m screaming, No one hears a word that’s said. I guess that I am silent enough That I go unnoticed, and it’s best. I keep dreaming That something will ease away And get better and hurt a little less, But it’s not in store, Not for me, not for this, not anymore.
Faithless by S.A. Meyer Faithless by Feb. 08, 2016 7374 words Read a sample
A false allegation of abuse leaves a priest recovering from a vicious attack and a sheriff burdened by guilt. But not all is as it seems in this small, religious town.
The Far Reaching Darkness by Matt Schmitz The Far Reaching Darkness by Feb. 08, 2016 3145 words Sample 25%
A jaded man, bored with an unfulfilled life, watches as the world is erased before his eyes by an unknown force. It pulls him into the void where he experiences a surreal and visionary journey. Will he be prepared for his unexpected fate? Get ready for an incredible psychedelic and metaphysical science fiction story...
Shadow Sister by CS Miller Shadow Sister by Feb. 08, 2016 178474 words Sample 20%
Shadow Sister is a fantasy novel set in a distant future on Earth. It's told in two interweaving parts; the first is the past story of Sai, a slave of a powerful couple who use her as a tool in their power games. The second is the story of Saiyali the ex-slave, whose skills and experience serve her well as a thief and finally assassin. A third part, a book-within-a-book, describes the setting.
Byrn (Tales of the Executioners) by Joleene Naylor Byrn (Tales of the Executioners) by Feb. 08, 2016 4024 words Read a sample
Short Story. Not for children. The fifth in a collection called Tales of the Executioners about the vampires in the elite "police force". It's 1755. With The Guild in it's infancy, there are only so many Executioners, so when a report of mass killings rolls in at Christmas time, Byrn is sent to sort it out. He'd better do something special to appease his wife.
Beldren (Tales of the Executioners) by Joleene Naylor Beldren (Tales of the Executioners) by Feb. 08, 2016 10271 words Read a sample
Short Story. Not for children. The fourth in a collection called Tales of the Executioners about the vampires in the elite "police force". When Beldren and his friends, former indentured servants, set out to “take what they deserve” they get just that and more.
Atlantis by John M. Davis Atlantis by Feb. 08, 2016 39148 words Sample 10%
The lost city of Atlantis is real. As Lieutenant Josh Pierce discharges from the military following eight tough years of service, he comes home to find his life turned upside down. Shortly after, strangers arrive to volunteer Josh for a meeting with the newly-formed Atlantis team.