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I peccatori - Racconto by Giovanna Esse I peccatori - Racconto by Giovanna Esse May 25, 2015 1768 words Read a sample
Il viaggio contorto dall'innocenza al peccato.
Necessities by Rori O'Keeffe Necessities by Rori O'Keeffe May 25, 2015 1430 words Read a sample
Courage; healthy attitudes towards the self; forgiveness of our own errors and those of others; recognition of the reality of our solitary paths in life; and, as always, the acknowledgement that we live in a world that is hostile to true, deep love. Rather than prose and poetry about love, these seven poems look at what is required in ourselves before we can truly love another person. ~900 words.
Home Alone with Phyliss by Joseph Badame Home Alone with Phyliss by Joseph Badame May 25, 2015 12051 words Read a sample
It seems most ironic that something I had desperately wished for from a very early age, aggressively pursued for a decade, and finally achieved, had now become a source of anxiety, fear, and angst - being at home alone with Phyliss. The mere suggestion, a few months before, that this dread would be credible, appeared to be a preposterous supposition. Yet, here it was, a reality.
Norvell & Associates: Levensvatbare Kansen Creeren by Napoleon Jacques Norvell & Associates: Levensvatbare Kansen Creeren by Napoleon Jacques May 25, 2015 593 words Read a sample
Met veertig jaar cumulatieve ervaring in de industrie van de boekhouding, hebben de oprichters van Norvell and Associates bewezen dat ervaring het verschil tussen de werkelijk professionele en de amateurs (dat wil zeggen de aspirant professionals) of de niet-helemaal-er professionals in andere bedrijven maakt.
Pintada en los Labios by Virginia T. Watson Pintada en los Labios by Virginia T. Watson May 25, 2015 461 words Read a sample
Todavía tengo tu beso Pintado en mis labios, yemas de los dedos en el interior Un corazón de piedra y hielo ¿Es esto todo bien No puedo dejar de perder Cada día que eras mía No pude resistir, Tomado de tal manera, tal y como es, Como todo lo que era, ya que todos inclinados Creer todas sus mentiras
No Me Refiero a Cualquier Cosa by Virginia T. Watson No Me Refiero a Cualquier Cosa by Virginia T. Watson May 25, 2015 674 words Read a sample
Todo el tiempo, Usted solía escribir a mí. Ahora, me resistes poderosamente. Usted dice que ha movido sucesivamente. Me quedo con parcialidad. La dura realidad ¿Es eso lo sabías mal A partir desde el principio, Pero te fuiste y me rompió el corazón. De todos modos, pero de todos modos ... No puedo ser tu reina Porque yo no quiero decir nada.
Sólo una cogida by Virginia T. Watson Sólo una cogida by Virginia T. Watson May 25, 2015 403 words Sample 20%
El título lo dice todo lo que puedo decir. Todo lo demás es aparentemente demasiado explícito.
If My Blood Forgives by Jay D If My Blood Forgives by Jay D May 25, 2015 25578 words Read a sample
Mia has to take a decision that may save victim's life or it will start a chain of murders
A Taste of Bloodwine by T.J. Christian A Taste of Bloodwine by T.J. Christian May 25, 2015 13841 words Sample 20%
A weekend of tennis rained out and stuck in a hotel with nothing to do...what's a vampire to do? Well, she's not just there for the tennis. Her and her human host and husband, Anthony, are tracking a sexual predator and intend to do what the legal system has been unable to do...take The Target out. Joined by their close friend Amy, the three set out on a weekend adventure they will never forget.
Standing By by Alan Eisenberg Standing By by Alan Eisenberg May 25, 2015 5064 words Sample 20%
A one-act 30 minute play about high school students dealing with the various forms of bullying that go on in their lives. The play takes a hard and honest look at what high school students go through on a daily basis to deal with the bullying that happens to them. Many of the stories in the play are based on real life experiences of high school students.
Thoughts on Buddhism II:  Great Doubt by TJ Seitz Thoughts on Buddhism II: Great Doubt by TJ Seitz May 25, 2015 2629 words Read a sample
Essay about the concept of "great doubt" and learning how to recognize it.
Stories from the War - Part 7: Loss by Autumn M. Birt Stories from the War - Part 7: Loss by Autumn M. Birt May 25, 2015 7216 words Read a sample
Continue the military dystopian series Friends of my Enemy with Loss, Part 7 of Stories from the War. As the emergency government debates surrender in 2062, Arinna Prescot formulates a plan to buy time to rebuild the military. It will risk the tattered fragments of her life and the Guard in one gambit to save Europe or reduce them to defeat. And to pull it off, she’ll have to start with a mutiny.
Vlad and Me by J.M Bingham Vlad and Me by J.M Bingham May 25, 2015 17437 words Read a sample
When Vlad the Terrible, a powerful vampire from Blahlacchia, comes to New York searching for his long lost daughter, he doesn't expect to become friends with 10 year old Blair Johnson, a normal fifth grade girl with a powerful necklace that could potentially help Vlad find his daughter , and regain his kingdom.
The Bikini Body Shock Program by Thomas Smith The Bikini Body Shock Program by Thomas Smith May 25, 2015 2162 words Read a sample
Just what you need to get in shape for summer. You will shed fat, firm up, and build an amazing butt with this program. Summer is almost here. Your bikini body awaits you. Get started today!
Things & Such by Ryan Loera Things & Such by Ryan Loera May 25, 2015 1690 words Read a sample
A short experimental novel.
Capricious (Before I Break, #0.5) by Alec John Belle Capricious (Before I Break, #0.5) by Alec John Belle May 25, 2015 5024 words Read a sample
In this haunting prequel short story to Alec John Belle's novel, BEFORE I BREAK, Jake struggles with the idea of religion, discrimination, homosexuality, and life as he deals with an obvious mental illness.
Mara's Story by Shelby Horne Mara's Story by Shelby Horne May 25, 2015 7634 words Sample 30%
Mara has a secret from many years ago she's never told. When she was in high school, she saw something she should not have seen. It's been her biggest sexual fantasy for all those years. But now that she has promised her friends she will get pregnant along with the rest of them, there's only one place she can go to see it done. And maybe she'll have a chance to make her greatest fantasy come true!
Prism Lasers by Edward E. Rochon Prism Lasers by Edward E. Rochon May 25, 2015 1799 words Read a sample
Monochromators running off huge prisms powered by parabolic solar reflectors to produce a broad spectrum of coherent light. Suggest bundled wavelength fibers for maximum power throughput. Posit light capacitors to store light at night, maybe space based light beamed down at night. Also suggest lighting and some power options. A few digs taken at Nikola Tesla.
Nerdy Love by Jeremy Shale Nerdy Love by Jeremy Shale May 25, 2015 18570 words Read a sample
Jared, a nerd who confined himself in books and Dmitri, a used-to-be bully at his old school who claims to be straight. Together, they'll feel pain and happiness. Would they surrender to pain and part? Or would they stand defiant and claim happiness? In a world who cruelly mock them, would they be able to find their happy ending or would it be another story of heartbreak.
Love is in page 52 by Franziska Surber Love is in page 52 by Franziska Surber May 25, 2015 48254 words Read a sample
Franziska Surber Geisser describes her happy childhood in Zurich, Switzerland, and her adolescence in México. She returns to Switzerland but returns to Mexico to improve herself spiritually, affectively. She has three daughters, separations, quarrels and discoveries to later return to her family in Switzerland. For her hard-to-understand lessons are part of life's perfect puzzle.
Volume 1 - Exploitation, Social Justice, and Paradise by JR Ballard, Jr Volume 1 - Exploitation, Social Justice, and Paradise by JR Ballard, Jr May 25, 2015 14828 words Read a sample
After our 80,000 year flight from The Garden of Eden we are now descending into Paradise. So that your transition into Paradise is as painless as possible, please read these short essays before we land.
A Sala do Tempo - Dia das Crianças by Renan Bernardo A Sala do Tempo - Dia das Crianças by Renan Bernardo May 25, 2015 6779 words Read a sample
Anos se passaram e a Sala do Tempo está trancada. O jardim construído no lugar da antiga lanchonete queimada é um lugar calmo e pacífico, que não reflete a história da sala amaldiçoada. O dia 12 de outubro se aproxima e o sorveteiro da cidade tem uma surpresa preparada para as crianças...
The Maidens and the Minotaur by Safire Deep The Maidens and the Minotaur by Safire Deep May 25, 2015 12058 words Read a sample
Leona and Daphne, two friends since childhood, have embarked on the journey of their life. They are off to attend university in a big city. They've never set foot as far from home as they are when we join them on their trek to new horizons. Leading them on their new path is Durbin, a man who once came from their same small town. Now he's a very traveled merchant and entrusted with escorting them
Beware the Well Fed Man by Chris Capps Beware the Well Fed Man by Chris Capps May 25, 2015 27450 words Read a sample
A tribe of post-apocalyptic survivors must defend their home from a terrifying city dating back from the old world, striding atop tremendous metallic legs. But in order to win this battle, the survivors of the Plexis Tribe may have to form an alliance with the most brutal scum the wasteland has to offer.
Locket Full of Secret: Preview Edition by Dana Burkey Locket Full of Secret: Preview Edition by Dana Burkey May 25, 2015 7191 words Read a sample
After almost 3 years, Olena comes rocketing back into Claire's life, changing everything for the worse. Picking up the shattered pieces, Claire is not sure who to believe. Is Olena who she says she is, or is she a killer to stay away from. Leaning on her new boyfriend Steven for support, Claire is faced with the choice on who to trust: a friend she barley knows, or a history lesson she barley reme
Handbags at Dawn (Harlem's Deck 16) by Paul Smith Handbags at Dawn (Harlem's Deck 16) by Paul Smith May 25, 2015 8783 words Read a sample
Elliot's friend Sam arranges for the Roscan's to attend Urban House's Autumn/Winter collection launch, a prime chance for Jaret and his wife Annalise to promote his mayoral campaign. But unexpected guests throw his previous loyalties into doubt as Elliot's night descends into madness. Come across this for the first time? Check out 'Harlem's Deck: First Hand', which collates the first 12 episodes.
The Cactus Killer (The Inglewood Chronicles) by Jeremy Croston The Cactus Killer (The Inglewood Chronicles) by Jeremy Croston May 25, 2015 71162 words Read a sample
A werewolf and a vampire walk into a bar...and the chase is on. With a rash of mysterious deaths and all of the victims being vampires, Elizabeth Swansea is left with no choice but to hunt the killer down. Enter one Victor Inglewood, a werewolf with a disability, he can't transform. An unlikely duo is formed with one goal, to stop this psycho before more lives are lost.
Would Like To Meet by Edgar Million Would Like To Meet by Edgar Million May 25, 2015 2877 words Read a sample
Jan likes to read the personals. They make her feel both sad and superior. Terry's not so keen. Is she falling out of love with him? But then a plan is hatched. Terry sees money and power. They are going to find a nice rich man and take him for a ride.
Zombie Squad: A Taste of Future Death by Popeye Theophilus Barrnumb Zombie Squad: A Taste of Future Death by Popeye Theophilus Barrnumb May 25, 2015 6486 words Read a sample
"Zombie Squad: A Taste of Future Death" is a FREE e-book singlet short story teaser-excerpt, the first two chapters of the first book of a Young Adult (-ish) novel series. The working title of Book 1 is "When We Used To Be Alive". (intended for teen to adult)
The Field of Stones by Frank M Sheldon The Field of Stones by Frank M Sheldon May 25, 2015 4123 words Sample 50%
A short story of 3,800 words. It begins: "I awoke from a dreamless sleep lying in the field of stones. I had no idea how I got there, but I had always been there, and there was never a time when I was not there."
Miraże Fatamorgany by Miraze Fatamorgany Miraże Fatamorgany by Miraze Fatamorgany May 25, 2015 2083 words Read a sample
„Miraże Fatamorgany” to zbiór najciekawszych i najlepszych, zdaniem głosujących, utworów poetyckich, jakie wyróżniono w 2014 roku na portalu literackim Fatamorgana.
The Winter King by Wicropress Publishers The Winter King by Wicropress Publishers May 25, 2015 4059 words Read a sample
In a land of perpetual darkness, winter, magic, and speaking animals, a party is sent to search for a fugitive. Little do they know that who they seek is the Winter King, the one upon whom they have been waiting.
Snap by Kenny Jackson Snap by Kenny Jackson May 25, 2015 6875 words Read a sample
Ben loves Cath. Ben doesn't trust he and Cath's psychiatrist. Ben's psychiatrist has got to die.
Ponga Abajo Esta Bebida by Jason Wallace Poetry Ponga Abajo Esta Bebida by Jason Wallace Poetry May 25, 2015 1085 words Read a sample
Esta noche, no creo Que podría poner mi bebida Y tiene que volver a ese Solitaria, hogar solitario Donde todo me deja solo Y no hay nadie allí para oírme decir Ese deseo con todas mis fuerzas Que todos y cada noche Se podría, al menos, en un sueño, ven a mi manera
Catfish Volumes 36-40 by Andrew Bushard Catfish Volumes 36-40 by Andrew Bushard May 25, 2015 39090 words Read a sample
This anthology contains volumes 36-40 of my zine of book, audio, and other reviews.
The Burdens by William Meikle The Burdens by William Meikle May 25, 2015 9916 words Read a sample
There are towers, there in the dark under the yellow moons. Huge towers, where all your burdens are held, just waiting for you to be ready to face them. You have a sword, and your memory. Whether that is enough is up to you.
Romans Revisited by Darryl Barton Romans Revisited by Darryl Barton May 25, 2015 20195 words Read a sample
Romans Revisited is textual outline of the letter to the church at Rome developed from Paul's use of questions and answers dealing with issues he would have faced in that day and in that church. In this respect, it sometimes differs from many commentaries and outlines on this epistle, which are colored by theological doctrines and issues of our day.
Undeclared War: Paths of Error by Sam Smith Undeclared War: Paths of Error by Sam Smith May 25, 2015 83887 words Sample 20%
This is what reviewer Deian Vincent said of Undeclared War when Paths of Error saw brief publication by Jacobyte Books. 'Set within a seaside town ... makes for bleak reading. But it showcases the interweaving of the characters and the images they have chosen for themselves perfectly. If Quadraphenia stoked your fire then you'll certainly get off on this ... Roll on books two and three.'
Davron The Universe Is Not Enough Part 3 by Gary Weston Davron The Universe Is Not Enough Part 3 by Gary Weston May 25, 2015 9886 words Read a sample
Part 3. To earn the right to a new life on the new Earth, Patrick Davron and his friends must put their lives on the line. The aliens are set to attack but the humans have little to fight their superior technology. Not everyone on Earth was convinced of Davron's sincerity. Only mortal combat would prove their worth. The fight was on!
Synergy by Georgia Payne Synergy by Georgia Payne May 25, 2015 80659 words Sample 20%
When Dee Thompson meets international star Jason Taylor in her hometown of Detroit, neither of them expected to see each other after their one night encounter. Dee's world is a far cry from Jason's luxury lifestyle, and she's not willing to let him break down the walls she's spent years building up, but Jason has always loved a challenge.
The Fat Burning Kitchen. Your 24-hour Diet Transformation to Make your Body a Fat-Burning Machine. by Beam outsourcing The Fat Burning Kitchen. Your 24-hour Diet Transformation to Make your Body a Fat-Burning Machine. by Beam outsourcing May 25, 2015 4531 words Read a sample
Here's EXACTLY what whole wheat bread, sugar, and vegetable oil does to the cells of your body (STOP eating these) These foods, commonly called “healthy” by experts, the media, and even the government, are actually silently harming the health of you and your family, as well as excess body fat, and accelerated aging. But if you’ll continue reading you’re going to discover why you should eat MORE
Triathlon: The Beginners Guide by Terry Stevennson Triathlon: The Beginners Guide by Terry Stevennson May 25, 2015 17445 words Read a sample
Are you thinking about getting into triathlon or attempting your first race? Maybe you’re curious about this whole “Triathlon” thing and want to know if its right for you? If you've ever thought about doing a triathlon, you’re in the right place.
Aprender Italiano - Italiano para niños. La Vida de Albahaca - La vita di Basilico. Cuento Bilingüe en Italiano y Español. by Colin Hann Aprender Italiano - Italiano para niños. La Vida de Albahaca - La vita di Basilico. Cuento Bilingüe en Italiano y Español. by Colin Hann May 25, 2015 3982 words Read a sample
Este libro bilingüe está recomendado para niños bilingües y estudiantes de Italiano con un nivel básico - intermedio, que deseen leer un texto paralelo en Italiano y Español. El libro está dividido en tres partes. En la primera, se muestran juntas frases en Español y en Italiano. La segunda version es solamente en Italiano, y la tercera en Español.
Conversations with Wonka - Part five by Madeleine Masterson Conversations with Wonka - Part five by Madeleine Masterson May 25, 2015 3343 words Read a sample
Hurrah! It is time for more Wonka, and the way of the Life Plan; even better now that Owner has found some new bedtime reading with a finger on the pulse of the universe - between this and Jung who is still hanging round the kitchen, can Wonka’s firm advice (dinner lady? You!) hold sway? Well do read the very latest to find out, stick the kettle on, feet up and enjoy. With our love of course.x
Gentleman of War by Chris Yeoh Gentleman of War by Chris Yeoh May 25, 2015 52850 words Read a sample
1914. An alien invasion decimates London, forcing a pair of reluctant soldiers to lead a ragtag group of refugees out of the city and to safety through a country that they no longer recognise. Along the way, they encounter horrors of both a terrestrial and extra-terrestrial nature, encounters which bring about an end to everything that they've ever known.
Il Vento dell'Amore - Un approccio storico alla progressiva Rivelazione di Dio-Amore nel Primo Testamento - Saggio by Guido Pagliarino Il Vento dell'Amore - Un approccio storico alla progressiva Rivelazione di Dio-Amore nel Primo Testamento - Saggio by Guido Pagliarino May 25, 2015 39498 words Read a sample
Il saggio tratta di Dio- Amore già presente nell'Antico Testamento anche se non ancora nettamente come nel Nuovo. Il taglio è storico e considera che la nota comune fra l'Antico e il Nuovo Testamento è il governo della storia da parte di Dio e che la Parola, secondo il sentire degli scrittori veterotestamentari, si rivela progressivamente nei secoli attraverso fatti storici.
Libro de las carcomas by Palacio Rojo Libro de las carcomas by Palacio Rojo May 25, 2015 29127 words Read a sample
La única buena razón que tengo para imprimir unas páginas bajo mi firma es la de buscar trabajo. Como todos aquellos despistados que aún caminan por la calle con sus currículos bajo el brazo, yo también creo en el poder de las cuartillas frente a las palabras electrónicas. A pesar de todo, lo más seguro es que este libro sea carcoma de polilla gracias al tiempo, como tantos otros.
Les  circulaires des  Préfets  apostoliques de  Côte d’Ivoire (1895-1911) by Société des missions africaines Les circulaires des Préfets apostoliques de Côte d’Ivoire (1895-1911) by Société des missions africaines May 25, 2015 44979 words Sample 20%
C’est en 1895 que l’Église catholique commence l’évangélisation de la Côte d’Ivoire. Jusqu’en 1911, ce sont des Préfets apostoliques qui dirigent cette Église naissante. Trois Préfets vont se succéder : Mathieu Ray, Alexandre Hamard et Jules Moury. Quelles consignes donnent-ils à leurs missionnaires ? Les circulaires qu’ils leur envoient permettent de répondre à cette question.
Hello Distance by Daniel Wallock Hello Distance by Daniel Wallock May 25, 2015 1451 words Read a sample
Loving poetry written under a single lamp in a college dorm room.
The Fat Burning Kitchen. Your 24-hour Diet Transformation to Make your Body a Fat-Burning Machine. by Beam outsourcing The Fat Burning Kitchen. Your 24-hour Diet Transformation to Make your Body a Fat-Burning Machine. by Beam outsourcing May 24, 2015 4531 words Read a sample
Here's EXACTLY what whole wheat bread, sugar, and vegetable oil does to the cells of your body (STOP eating these) These foods, commonly called “healthy” by experts, the media, and even the government, are actually silently harming the health of you and your family, as well as excess body fat, and accelerated aging. But if you’ll continue reading you’re going to discover why you should eat MORE f