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Taxi - Tuxedo (Book 6) by Sophia DeLuna Taxi - Tuxedo (Book 6) by Sophia DeLuna April 16, 2014 11729 words Read a sample
When Carmen unexpectedly receives tickets for the opera, she tries to persuade Ulrike to accompany her. Ulrike doesn't fancy operas. When her excuse doesn't seem to work she finally agrees to go, but only under one condition, which she believes Carmen will never agree to - that she may wear a tuxedo. Taxi - Tuxedo is the 6th book in the Taxi series.
Kid Pumpkin: A Kid Pumpkin: A "Creeperz" Short Story by Rusty Fischer April 16, 2014 2073 words Read a sample
It’s Halloween in Nightshade, North Carolina, and this year for Show and Tell the kid everyone calls “Froggy” has a surprise in store for his classmates. It’s a homemade doll he calls “Kid Pumpkin,” but there’s nothing sweet or innocent about this toy. It’s out for blood, and it knows just who it wants… This 1,944-word middle grade short story is 11 pages long.
The Epistle of Jude, Enhanced American Standard Version (EASV) by Robert Alan King The Epistle of Jude, Enhanced American Standard Version (EASV) by Robert Alan King April 16, 2014 1488 words Read a sample
The Epistle of Jude, the Enhanced American Standard Version (EASV) by Robert Alan King is based on the ASV and the original Greek. It stays true to the Greek as much as possible while also ensuring a smooth and understandable read with an enhanced clarity and richness. Robert Alan King is an ordained minister through Calvary Chapel.
Little Birds: A Little Birds: A "Creeperz" Short Story by Rusty Fischer April 16, 2014 1946 words Read a sample
Every Halloween Bobby Jenkins and his best friend, Nathan, would fill their pockets full of rocks and go down to Coffin Lake and toss them at the crows that flocked there each year. But this year, Nathan is gone… and so are the crows. And Bobby Jenkins is about to find out what happens when “little birds” get BIG revenge! This 1,944-word middle grade short story is 11 pages long.
World War D(warves) by Geltab World War D(warves) by Geltab April 16, 2014 2490 words Read a sample
I will try to relay to you, the reader, wherever you are, in whatever time and place, the horror of a planet gone crazy overnight. Fantasy became reality bringing death. When you picture the concepts of reality and fantasy in your mind there is a clear line separating them, fiction over here, and nonfiction over here. On March 3rd 2033 at 3:33pm EST, a dark fantasy became an unbearable reality.
Creeperz: Five Terrifying Tales by Rusty Fischer Creeperz: Five Terrifying Tales by Rusty Fischer April 16, 2014 8250 words Read a sample
A boy who turns into candy after shoplifting his Halloween treats. A girl who wakes up one morning to discover that her wish has come true… and it’s Halloween EVERY day! These are just some of the short, spooky stories that make up my new middle grade anthology, Creeperz: 5 Terrifying Tales. This 8,250-word middle grade short story collection is 44 pages long.
Dream Brave by Anna Silver Dream Brave by Anna Silver April 16, 2014 9206 words Read a sample
*A novelette and prequel to the OTHERBORN series* Anya isn’t allowed to love. She is a dreamwalker, making her off-limits to the men around her. But one man is not off-limits, another dreamwalker whom she can visit only in sleep. For a life together, Anya and Roanyk will attempt the impossible. But the Astral will exact a terrible price. For a chance at love and freedom, is she ready to pay it?
صد پرسش by The Abbotts صد پرسش by The Abbotts April 16, 2014 30139 words Read a sample
کتابی منحصر بفرد و استثنایی شامل پاسخ به بسیاری از موضوعات دشوار زندگی که در کتاب¬های دیگر نمی¬توان یافت. موضوعاتی مانند مسائل جنسی، ثروت، مواد مخدر، خودکشی، تناسخ، بشقاب پرنده¬ها، ارتباطات کارمایی، استعدادهای روانی و بسیاری دیگر. رهنمون¬های مؤثر و شگرف از استادان معنوی شامل عقاب سفید، آیسیس و کوان ین. دانش عملی و بینش معنوی برای مسائل و مشکلات روزمره.
CentOS: The Commercial Grade Linux Desktop by Ed Hurst CentOS: The Commercial Grade Linux Desktop by Ed Hurst April 16, 2014 17221 words Read a sample
Keep your old, but still working, business desktop computer alive with a free Operating System designed for the SOHO. CentOS is a free version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This guide will help you understand how to install and use CentOS to the greatest advantage.
The Mind Shaman II by luca bosurgi The Mind Shaman II by luca bosurgi April 16, 2014 53442 words Read a sample
This is a book about Luca Bosurgi's work and the Bosurgi Syndrome, the adult codependency. In this compelling novel Liam is trying to find meaning in his life - he feels caught in an endless cycle where depression and alcohol are holding him back and creating despair. As Liam discovers how to overcome his condition he claims sovereignty over his life ending the cycle of depression and addiction.
WORM by Sylvan Kills WORM by Sylvan Kills April 16, 2014 7240 words Read a sample
This short story follows three experimental teenagers as they decide to try a highly-rumored experimental drug called "Worm." The effects of the drug are not what any of them could have imagined. WORM is a psychological thriller that will make you question the boundaries of sanity in a drug addled world.
Big Girls Don't Cry, Part 1 by Gretchen Lane Big Girls Don't Cry, Part 1 by Gretchen Lane April 16, 2014 4884 words Read a sample
Every woman deserves to be loved, and for over-weight, insecure, 24 yr old virgin, Gretchen Lane, it's going to come in the form of the ruggedly handsome, Billy Mack- her new personal trainer...A Steamy Romance
The Mind Shaman I by luca bosurgi The Mind Shaman I by luca bosurgi April 16, 2014 85159 words Read a sample
This is a book about Luca Bosurgi's work and the Bosurgi Syndrome, the adult codependency. In this compelling novel Liam is trying to find meaning in his life - he feels caught in an endless cycle where depression and alcohol are holding him back and creating despair. As Liam discovers how to overcome his condition he claims sovereignty over his life ending the cycle of depression and addiction.
Sun burn by Ipam Sun burn by Ipam April 16, 2014 78333 words Sample 30%
Murder Mystery....Diane Lopez is an active lawyer and the new Business Manager for Moot Court, a make-believe court of law for studious law students at the Miami-Dade University School of Law.....For the annual Moot Law International Competition in Miami, Florida, Diane has chosen an active, live, and on-going police investigation of the cold-blooded murderess, Veronica Seamus.
Swimming in Reykjavik by Miriam Sagan Swimming in Reykjavik by Miriam Sagan April 16, 2014 1997 words Read a sample
Poet Miriam Sagan and artist Isabel Winson-Sagan went to Iceland to experience the Arctic night near winter solstice in early 2014. They shared experiences such as searching for the northern lights and swimming in thermal pools, and responded in words and images. These photographs and poems were produced during the trip, and edited and shared later.
Eyes by Robby Charters Eyes by Robby Charters April 16, 2014 33109 words Read a sample
Jesus said, "the lamp of the body is the eye". What did he mean? Knowing that it He was using a common Hebrew idiom, can open our understanding to a lot of things that are wrong with us today. Also included in this volume is a study on the armour of God: Protection is essential. Ephesians 6 gives us a list of spiritual armour that will protect us. But how do we make sure we're actually wearing it?
Johnny -- Who? by Robby Charters Johnny -- Who? by Robby Charters April 16, 2014 27820 words Read a sample
Why was the coming of John the Baptist so important? What difference did he make? What does his message mean to us? Also included in this volume is a discussion of what the Bible says about the afterlife, and who, according to the Bible, is a candidate for hell. Does the Bible allow for other options? What about Purgatory? We don't give pat answers, but rather, a starting point for discussion.
Take Off Your Top (The Sin Room) by K.B. Stevens Take Off Your Top (The Sin Room) by K.B. Stevens April 16, 2014 7598 words Read a sample
Unspeakable Danger lurks when an aspiring high school model turns to stripping and gets drawn into the life of a wealthy man with a secret mistress and a psychotic wife. A deftly plotted mystery with an ending that will leave you sucker-punched! WARNING: Heavy Erotica elements, not for the easily offended.
My Two Sons by David Wesley Hill My Two Sons by David Wesley Hill April 16, 2014 4351 words Read a sample
When a father must choose ... a short horror story by David Wesley Hill.
College Lifeguard: The Intro to College Planning You Won't Get Anywhere Else! by Mac DeWildt College Lifeguard: The Intro to College Planning You Won't Get Anywhere Else! by Mac DeWildt April 16, 2014 31731 words Sample 15%
By combining compelling stories with overlooked, common-sense instructions, this book is a powerful presentation on the importance of laying a solid foundation to your collegiate goals and expectations.
A Billionaire Punishes Part 1 (Erotic Romance) by Nic Saint A Billionaire Punishes Part 1 (Erotic Romance) by Nic Saint April 16, 2014 15533 words Read a sample
Erin works for an online flower retailer when her boss sends her to spy on a pesky new competitor. The moment she meets Remington, her ‘target’, sparks fly and whatever plans she had are wiped away in a wave of passion. But when Remington discovers Erin’s secret mission, he sets up a punishment that will either break her or give her so much pleasure she just might have to beg him never to stop.
Fall Into You Part Two by Nora Black Fall Into You Part Two by Nora Black April 16, 2014 1045 words Read a sample
Instructions on how not to fall too hard
Anticipating Death: The Experience of Anticipating Death of Self in Healthy Later Life by Jennifer Ghent-Fuller Anticipating Death: The Experience of Anticipating Death of Self in Healthy Later Life by Jennifer Ghent-Fuller April 16, 2014 39839 words Read a sample
'Anticipating Death' describes and analyzes interviews with eight healthy older adults about their thoughts when anticipating their own future death. There are extensive quotations from the interviews in the section entitled 'Findings,' which will be of interest to many readers.
Paradise by O.L. Casper Paradise by O.L. Casper April 16, 2014 154557 words Read a sample
Sophia Durant, brilliant, cunning, exceptionally beautiful, finds a job as a nanny for an exorbitantly wealthy hedge fund manager - Mark Stafford. They soon begin an affair that will take the two around the world on a great adventure. Will she sacrifice all, including virtue and put herself in grave danger for him? Will she kill for him? Find out in this tour de force romantic-erotic adventure.
How do I get to heaven? by Hugue Nkoutchou How do I get to heaven? by Hugue Nkoutchou April 16, 2014 6042 words Read a sample
If you are thinking whether you will make it to heaven, or if you want to add more salt to your relationship with God, or if you are not a Christian and ask yourself, what is Christianity? This book is for you.
Ethics and Spiritual Growth by Little Totoro Ethics and Spiritual Growth by Little Totoro April 16, 2014 112948 words Read a sample
One of the most significant factors underlying the success and failure of societies, their triumph and defeat, is the moral factor, whose decisive role in the lives of nations is so evident and conspicuous that no one can deny it. In this book we have tried to address some of the fundamental questions in ethics and moral systems, so that we can choose our moral way easier.
Don't Sit Shiva For Me by Toni Ortner Don't Sit Shiva For Me by Toni Ortner April 16, 2014 58678 words Read a sample
Don’t Sit Shiva for Me is a memoir about growing up in the Five Towns (Long Island) with their privileged culture, neuroses, art, and love… of not the most nurturing variety. The author uses deadpan humor and honesty to recount scenes that are delightful and sometimes exquisitely painful. For those of us who grew up in the suburbs of the 1950s, there is a gleeful and dismayed recognition.
GIT: Onesie by Marc Corn GIT: Onesie by Marc Corn April 16, 2014 553 words Read a sample
I can't believe what I saw, some girl in some new fangled pyjama's wondering around the shop; do people have any pride in their appearance?
Comment identifier les émotions et les micro-expressions by Eric Goulard Comment identifier les émotions et les micro-expressions by Eric Goulard April 16, 2014 1338 words Read a sample
Ce petit guide est à utiliser comme un mémo pour apprendre à identifier les signes distinctifs des émotions primaires, notamment lors l'apparition de micro-expressions.
Urban Mysticism - The Train Rumble by Elliot Caine Urban Mysticism - The Train Rumble by Elliot Caine April 16, 2014 7234 words Read a sample
The second addition to the Urban Mysticism series, “The Train Rumble”, is a story about a boy named Nicholas that discovers the source of the mysterious rumble around the neighborhood, only to find that the answer is wilder than he could have ever imagined.
Moles by David Wesley Hill Moles by David Wesley Hill April 16, 2014 3278 words Read a sample
These undercover operatives were definitely not from Russia ... a short science fiction story by David Wesley Hill.
Novia De Cristo Preparate Ahora by Susan Davis Novia De Cristo Preparate Ahora by Susan Davis April 16, 2014 32974 words Read a sample
Mensajes urgentes de los Últimos Tiempos para la Novia de Cristo y aquellos que quieren convertirse en la Novia de Cristo - Para aquellos que quieren ser raptados al cielo con Jesús en la entrega total y en la adoración. Este libro puede ayudarle a prepararse para el pronto Rapto. Pero hay que tomar en serio estos mensajes.
The Bench Made of Green Recycled Plastic by Eric James-Olson The Bench Made of Green Recycled Plastic by Eric James-Olson April 16, 2014 8351 words Read a sample
This one's about a messed up kid. It was hard to write and now that I'm done I don't want to even think about it. The intention was to write a story that ran parallel to another story of mine, "Cain's Education." Thematically, this story touches on many of the same themes as "Red Oblong Dots." The following is what I came up with.
On a Lazy Summer Afternoon by David Wesley Hill On a Lazy Summer Afternoon by David Wesley Hill April 16, 2014 2066 words Read a sample
Even zombies believe in God ... a short horror story by David Wesley Hill and Felix Wesley Hill.
Take My Breath Away by Lari Smythe Take My Breath Away by Lari Smythe April 16, 2014 84845 words Read a sample
Take My Breath Away is the second book in the Southern Exposure Saga. Jason and Izzy's romance didn't end with their discovery in Forks, far from it. Not even their shocking discovery on the way home, or trying to cope with their implausible living arrangement can prepare them for the new menace that cruises into Boonsboro threatening everything.
How To Kill Your Doctor For Fun And Profit by Janr Ssor How To Kill Your Doctor For Fun And Profit by Janr Ssor April 16, 2014 4050 words Read a sample
Congress implemented the "Affordable Health Care Act" based on Electronic Medical Records. They immediately excluded themselves from participation. This is the story of the murder of one great doctor that started with the Clintons and continued with Obama's "Affordable Health Care Act." Congress clearly knew the negative consequences these health care legislations would have!
500 Days by Jessica Miller 500 Days by Jessica Miller April 16, 2014 175723 words Read a sample
Two people share an unforgettable night of passion - well expect for the fact that neither of them can remember anything about the other. A drunken one stand connects two strangers who need each other more than they realize. Brought back together by strange coincidence, Alex and Casper find themselves trapped in a web of lies, deception, and the ever growing passion.
The Ultimate Guide to Evaluating Mr. Right and Eliminating Mr. Wrong by Dr. Corey Guyton The Ultimate Guide to Evaluating Mr. Right and Eliminating Mr. Wrong by Dr. Corey Guyton April 16, 2014 34762 words Sample 20%
Relationship expert Dr. Corey Guyton has met many women who receive tons of attention from men but have struggled to find men who deserve access to their hearts. In The Ultimate Guide to Evaluating Mr. Right and Eliminating Mr. Wrong, Dr. Guyton teaches women how to properly evaluate men so they can know which men are serious about forming a healthy relationship and which men are not.
The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Week 16: The Canine Threesome (Part 2) (Bestiality) by Barbie Lez The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Week 16: The Canine Threesome (Part 2) (Bestiality) by Barbie Lez April 16, 2014 2282 words Read a sample
My name is Barbie Lez and I am an ‘eroticaholic’. While even the most mundane things can inspire me to write one of my perverse stories, most begin with a fantasy. Because they cannot all become a fully-fledged story, I have decided to release one of these “mini-stories” each week. The theme varies between Bestiality and Lesbianism, but one thing always remains constant; they are hot and steamy!
Just To Help Him Out and To Help Him On His Way by Ernest Marlin Just To Help Him Out and To Help Him On His Way by Ernest Marlin April 16, 2014 42210 words Sample 15%
Jim Hunt is Derek and Doreen Spencer’s solicitor. Caught between the two since he introduced them, Jim has witnessed the decay of the marriage, Derek’s sobriety and the failing business. Soon Jim finds not only himself but all those that surround Derek are dragged down by the selfish ambition and obsession with killing himself. Can any of them survive Derek’s obsession with ending his life?
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April by Ronald Hee 1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April by Ronald Hee April 16, 2014 158527 words Read a sample
1,001 Things You Didn’t Know Happened in April is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. It is the first book by Singaporean writer, Ronald Hee, a self-confessed history buff. Special introductory offer; free for a limited period! Enjoy!
150 Ways to Live Simply and Happily by Lidiya K 150 Ways to Live Simply and Happily by Lidiya K April 16, 2014 3384 words Read a sample
This books contains 150 tips on how to simplify your life and bring joy and contentment into it. You can use it for daily inspiration and as a reminder of all the happiness around you.
Life and Death on the Tracks by David Bond Life and Death on the Tracks by David Bond April 16, 2014 3134 words Read a sample
Life and Death on the Tracks' is a dark little tale documenting an ageing train driver and his wife. The decline of Harold’s railway line mirrors the decline of the man, until the line shuts and Harold goes missing. Mourning and horror ensue for his wife Mary amidst reports of ghostly figures roaming the tracks. Eventually, Mary heads to the old railway to investigate the mystery for herself.
El libro diario by Palacio Rojo El libro diario by Palacio Rojo April 16, 2014 19267 words Sample 20%
El libro diario le ayuda a convertir su vida en una narración. Para ello, deberá escribir siguiendo la guía de los epígrafes incluidos. Al final, como si guardaras un diario, lograrás poner en pie la historia de tus días.
3rd Eye - 6th Issue by Kyle Huizinga 3rd Eye - 6th Issue by Kyle Huizinga April 16, 2014 1920 words Read a sample
The story of Benjamin Brenner and the depths at which he will fall in order to find solace within his mind.
The Avant-Garde Life by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting The Avant-Garde Life by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting April 15, 2014 26284 words Read a sample
Everything that your parents told you not do: disregarding society in a quest for sustainable adventure.
Trojan Horse-ing Around ...plus The Naked Robber by Simon Gatkuoth Trojan Horse-ing Around ...plus The Naked Robber by Simon Gatkuoth April 15, 2014 1277 words Read a sample
If you're Achilles, you shouldn't wear sandals to war ...especially when your opponent has arrows.
Mad Flashes by Lindsey Loucks Mad Flashes by Lindsey Loucks April 15, 2014 12424 words Sample 10%
Mad Flashes is a collection of ten flash fiction stories all under 1,500 words by Lindsey R. Loucks.
Begin Again, Short Stories from the Heart by Mary Campisi Begin Again, Short Stories from the Heart by Mary Campisi April 15, 2014 34863 words Read a sample
Begin Again is a collection of emotion-filled short stories that served as a springboard for my later novels, including the much talked about A Family Affair, Book One of the Truth in Lies series. Along with my short stories, I’ve also shared how the themes from these offerings led to full-length works. I’ve also provided alternate endings for A Family Affair and Pretending Normal.
Fresco by Chinye Ijeli Fresco by Chinye Ijeli April 15, 2014 31452 words Read a sample
Three teens. Three stories. One high-stakes art competition.