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Finding Your Way - holiday gifting without breaking your budget by Rebecca Harmon Finding Your Way - holiday gifting without breaking your budget by Rebecca Harmon Aug. 29, 2014 5823 words Read a sample
Finding Your Way - holiday shopping without breaking your budget arrives just in time to avoid another frenzied and stressed-out holiday season. Continuing in her usual style of creating lists to make things happen, Ms. Harmon guides readers through simple steps to achieve a more peaceful holiday through a logical plan and recognizing what's truly important at Christmas.
Twilight Images: A Haunting Journey of Suspense by Ethel Lewis Twilight Images: A Haunting Journey of Suspense by Ethel Lewis Aug. 29, 2014 45640 words Read a sample
The death of Thad Connors parents ten years ago was ruled Murder/Suicide. The case had been investigated, the crime scene searched in great detail. All findings compete. Case closed! But Thad had his doubts. . . They had to be wrong. . . There had to be something more.
Skip by Charles C Martin Skip by Charles C Martin Aug. 29, 2014 4375 words Read a sample
I hear drums in the distance. I see my breath. It's cold. Why am I in the woods? Where’s my shirt? I look down. Barefoot. My shorts are torn. I look up. It's a clear night. The stars are so bright. I must be miles away from a city. I’m so hungry. The sound is getting louder.
Alla tua salute, Scozia by Mattia Bertoldi Alla tua salute, Scozia by Mattia Bertoldi Aug. 29, 2014 21875 words Read a sample
Prendi la Scozia, terra di leggende e storie selvagge. Percorrila da sud verso nord e da ovest verso est, per un viaggio lungo 1600 km. Suddividi tutto ciò che hai visto in una serie di capitoli tematici con consigli di viaggio e brindisi tipici della tradizione britannica. L'importante sarà non dimenticarsi di quei luoghi e ringraziare dell'accoglienza, come per dire: “Alla tua salute, Scozia".
The Army Doctor's Forever Baby by Helen Scott Taylor The Army Doctor's Forever Baby by Helen Scott Taylor Aug. 29, 2014 36009 words Read a sample
Army doctor, Captain George Knight, is career focused and eager to see action. When he helps a fellow doctor, Sandra Fisher, after an accident, he's not looking for romance. But this pretty, unassuming woman has secret hidden depths that fascinate him. When he's sent away to war, Sandra has her own challenges to face. Can their love survive the heartbreaking test that fate has in store for them?
Diary of Half a Sausage...dog - New Year by Erika Rudie Diary of Half a Sausage...dog - New Year by Erika Rudie Aug. 29, 2014 9546 words Read a sample
With a secret desire to be the next Picasso, a deep infatuation with the park pin-up and a ticking time bomb underneath the blackberry bush, life is never going to be straightforward for Ralf, the half-Sausage dog. He faces a string of challenges interspersed with the occasional piece of panfried steak and garlic or essential bowl of Tagliatelle Carbonara Honestly, how tough can life get?
Eaten: Episode 1 by Michael La Ronn Eaten: Episode 1 by Michael La Ronn Aug. 29, 2014 13865 words Read a sample
A group of vegetable terrorists attempt to take down an empire of processed foods.
Blades of Grass by Charlotte Merritt Blades of Grass by Charlotte Merritt Aug. 29, 2014 2734 words Read a sample
A disenfranchised soldier in the British army crosses paths with the widow of a Colonist. Despite their differences they help each other on their journey across the war torn colonies in search of a new home.
The Angel in Towerhouse Wood by Tracey Meredith The Angel in Towerhouse Wood by Tracey Meredith Aug. 29, 2014 47291 words Read a sample
It's not often that you meet an angel when you're skipping school. It's not often that you jump into a pond and find yourself in another world. And when did you last have to deal with trolls and goblins? Not to mention the ruler of this miserable land, who has, it turns out, some serious anger management problems. Maybe Joel should have gone to triple maths after all.
Shiner by AndrewConlon Shiner by AndrewConlon Aug. 29, 2014 68800 words Read a sample
Recommended Ages 16+ (Strong Language, Disturbing Imagery, Violence) A few months have passed since Ben's Dad took a gun and blew his own brains all over the basement. Unfortunately, that wasn't the end of him. Now his ghost is back, terrorizing the family and destroying any chance Ben ever had at a normal life.
Just a Word: Alzheimer's by Rose Lamatt Just a Word: Alzheimer's by Rose Lamatt Aug. 29, 2014 42952 words Read a sample
Today is the first day I've had the desire to write. I've thought about it for months, even years, but this is the first time I feel the need. I want to write of the struggle she's going through with this horrific disease; the everyday living. I want to write how the caregiver loses herself along with the victim. Victim--first time I've used that word. But there is no other word to describe it.
Cell Block Tango by Joshua Long Cell Block Tango by Joshua Long Aug. 29, 2014 1140 words Read a sample
Mr. Layke is in solitary confinement. However, he is not alone. He is never alone...
The Smiths by Nicholas Sherry The Smiths by Nicholas Sherry Aug. 29, 2014 4801 words Read a sample
The Smiths are dying for Jenny Seabrook and her family to be their new neighbors.
Britt the Naughty Cowgirl - Volume One by William A. Patrick III Britt the Naughty Cowgirl - Volume One by William A. Patrick III Aug. 29, 2014 13753 words Read a sample
Eighteen-year-old Britt the naughty cowgirl goes on adventures with her pal, Branden. They get into all sorts of trouble. For adults only. Contains graphic depictions of adult sexual activity.
Earth's Incursion: Part One by Mike Marlinski Earth's Incursion: Part One by Mike Marlinski Aug. 29, 2014 21822 words Read a sample
Days after the end of the Tarrnak, and Wallash's banishment from his kingdom, advanced human forces from Earth land on Allos and colonize Yaeren's Land.
The Awakening by Jeff Spencer The Awakening by Jeff Spencer Aug. 29, 2014 4931 words Read a sample
Chris Hicks is a 31 year old lifelong heterosexual married man who experiences a sexual awakening that culminates in a torrid affair with his college-aged next door neighbor. Sexy, hot and unabashedly gay in every respect, this short story will raise your temperature, too!
Wicked Bartender PG-13 Version by KuroKoneko Kamen Wicked Bartender PG-13 Version by KuroKoneko Kamen Aug. 29, 2014 138561 words Read a sample
A demon Duke is awakened in the 21st Century to await the Apocalypse. Having to blend in with the humans he decides to become a wicked bartender at Dullahan's Irish Pub where he encounters a feisty, feminist waitress with hauntingly familiar green eyes. Eyes that are the window to her soul, and Dantalion recognizes the reincarnation of the woman he fell in love with centuries ago, Jeanne d'Arc.
Пуля для тантриста. Экстремальный роман by Olga Koreneva Пуля для тантриста. Экстремальный роман by Olga Koreneva Aug. 29, 2014 74482 words Read a sample
Он понял, что безумно любит ее, лишь после того, как ее убили. Он – это Андрей, молодой мужчина, увлекающийся тантрой. Он познакомился с ней по Интернету. Вспышка любви произошла сразу, в первый же день знакомства. Это было взаимное безумие. А потом, спустя время, была ссора, и любимая ушла, хлопнув дверью. И погибла. А его обвинили в убийстве. Оправдаться не удалось.
Folklore by Michael Hammond Folklore by Michael Hammond Aug. 29, 2014 3854 words Read a sample
Everyone likes a good ghost story, except for Dave. Logical to a fault, the teenager comes face-to-face with one of his town's scariest folk tales late one night at a lonely country crossroads. The terrifying experience makes him question his instincts. Is someone trying to teach him a lesson or is there really something sinister lurking in the countryside?
Poetry by Andrew James Wells Poetry by Andrew James Wells Aug. 29, 2014 2327 words Read a sample
Poetry is a sample book to showcase my eBooks 'Past Visions', 'Shattered Glass Mind', 'This Winter Dream', 'A Murder Of Crows' and 'Devil Shaped Hole'. If any of these poems interest you then please see the complete titles.
Half-Blooded: The Alpha's Mate (A BBW Shifter Erotic Romance) by Bethany Rousseau Half-Blooded: The Alpha's Mate (A BBW Shifter Erotic Romance) by Bethany Rousseau Aug. 29, 2014 50219 words Read a sample
Mia sits alone on the edge of a bridge, watching the dark, mysterious waters below. Bored with the banality of life, she wonders when the fire in her blood will be reignited. She won't wait long... Mistakenly assuming she's a jumper, a ruggedly handsome motorcyclist lends a hand, and instantly an irrevocable bond between them is forged...
15 Stones by Paul Telegdi 15 Stones by Paul Telegdi Aug. 29, 2014 167786 words Read a sample
Book 2 of the Stone Series. This spring the herds have not returned, causing great worry for the Standing-Rock Clan. To make things worse, a neighboring tribe raid the clan's hunting grounds. This incursion quickly escalates into a vicious conflict, forcing the clan to face dangerous odds. Chaiko has to use all his wisdom and guile to navigate the dangers both from within and from the outside.
Chaos by Constance Burris Chaos by Constance Burris Aug. 29, 2014 3929 words Sample 10%
Dr. Michael Chauncey is a naval psychiatrist who uses his secret ability as a telepath to help his patients, but when a suspected AWOL and fellow telepath walks into his office he’ll have to go to extraordinary lengths to learn where this woman has been for the past seven years.
The Little Book Of Little Walks Around Little Villages In The Cotswolds - Book 2. Painswick Valley Edition 01 by RR Gordon The Little Book Of Little Walks Around Little Villages In The Cotswolds - Book 2. Painswick Valley Edition 01 by RR Gordon Aug. 29, 2014 8221 words Read a sample
A series of short, circular walks around Cotswold villages – ending at pubs! Book 1. Painswick Valley covers Sheepscombe, Paradise, Fostons Ash, Miserden, Painswick,
The Green Card by Garden Urthark The Green Card by Garden Urthark Aug. 29, 2014 3147 words Read a sample
The Green Card is a story about what change meant in the life of a beautiful person, both inside and out, who the majority of her fellow beings ridiculed, bullied, and shunned for reasons too stupid to merit words.
Take Control of Your Life With Tarot by Spirit Reader Take Control of Your Life With Tarot by Spirit Reader Aug. 29, 2014 7676 words Read a sample
Are you ready to take control of your destiny? To unlock your hidden power to find love, money, and success? Learn how to master your own fate with Take Control of Your Life with Tarot by professional psychic Hayley!
The Practical Cookbook for Single Men - Dating At Last by Jacobus Kotze The Practical Cookbook for Single Men - Dating At Last by Jacobus Kotze Aug. 29, 2014 14870 words Read a sample
This fun cookbook is the sequel of the Authors popular "The Practical Cookbook for Single Men." In this book the widower / single man starts dating. He needs recipes which are easy to get with locally available ingredients. It includes chapters on which wine to use with what food & good table manners.
Westhill Consulting Travel and Tours, Singapore: Rethinking Jakarta by sharp439 Westhill Consulting Travel and Tours, Singapore: Rethinking Jakarta by sharp439 Aug. 29, 2014 476 words Read a sample
It is an objectively usual incidence that when people are plotting their exciting campaign through Southeast Asia they will get into Indonesia, skip over Jakarta and dot the ‘i’ in Bali.
The Ashes by Corri Lee The Ashes by Corri Lee Aug. 29, 2014 99294 words Read a sample
The third and final installment in Corri Lee's 'Blazed' trilogy.
The Truth About Santa by Patricia Althoff Bridewell The Truth About Santa by Patricia Althoff Bridewell Aug. 28, 2014 674 words Read a sample
The (tongue-in-cheek) truth about Santa.
My Guarded Secrets by Sherrie Lueder My Guarded Secrets by Sherrie Lueder Aug. 28, 2014 48930 words Read a sample
Greg grows up on a farm in Charles City, Iowa. The son of alcoholic parents, neglected and left to fend for himself, Greg is drinking and driving at the age of thirteen. Never getting an allowance, he finds an easy way to access cash...once he masters his father’s signature.
10 Steps to Creating your Dream Lifestyle by Jason Grossman 10 Steps to Creating your Dream Lifestyle by Jason Grossman Aug. 28, 2014 20630 words Read a sample
The 10 Steps in Creating Your Dream Lifestyle will give you the tools you need, and in time you will find a way. Know your why, manifest it and intensify it. Understand what you want (this process now), then determine and be flexible with your how.
Feed Your Spirit - A Collection of Devotionals on Prayer by Kimberley Payne Feed Your Spirit - A Collection of Devotionals on Prayer by Kimberley Payne Aug. 28, 2014 8357 words Read a sample
Feed Your Spirit is a collection of devotionals on prayer to develop a deeper relationship with God.
All new Kobelco blue by Melani Volkova All new Kobelco blue by Melani Volkova Aug. 28, 2014 493 words Read a sample
The new SK 260SRNLC-3 Kobelco excavator, as seen at Bauma 2013.
Bad Babysitter Part 1 - Bad Babysitter Part 1 - "Caught in the Act" by Jess XXX Aug. 28, 2014 2522 words Sample 20%
While babysitting for Mrs. Samantha Mason Molly and her boyfriend/slave Andy get caught fucking in her bed. Andy panics but Molly decides to roll the dice and make Mrs. Mason an offer she won't refuse.
Beth Wants Forever by Helen Seras Beth Wants Forever by Helen Seras Aug. 28, 2014 5591 words Read a sample
It had been a bad year and Beth was wallowing in self pity when the doorbell rang with an unexpected visitor. It was Steve, and he was just what Beth needed - big, strong, handsome, and very, very dominant. But were his amazing good looks and wondrous bedroom presence enough? Because this time, Beth wasn't just after a temporary affair. This time, Beth wanted forever.
Storm Orphans: The Beginning by Matt Handle Storm Orphans: The Beginning by Matt Handle Aug. 28, 2014 8339 words Read a sample
The exciting prequel to Matt Handle's debut novel of the zombie apocalypse, Storm Orphans.
Maidens on Mercury by Dani Beck Maidens on Mercury by Dani Beck Aug. 28, 2014 5170 words Read a sample
Melody has been chosen as a human vessel for alien seed. Although she is at first terrified, she soon learns that being bred with an alien is far more pleasurable than she could have imagined.
Unlaced by Kristina Cook Unlaced by Kristina Cook Aug. 28, 2014 87225 words Read a sample
From nationally bestselling author Kristina Cook comes an award-winning historical romance set in Regency England--first time in digital!
A Ditty Bag of Navy Poems by Thomas M. McDade A Ditty Bag of Navy Poems by Thomas M. McDade Aug. 28, 2014 5659 words Sample 20%
Thirty-five poems concerning my U.S. Navy days, Great Lakes Boot Camp, USS Mullinnix (DD-944) and SK "A" School, Newport, RI. Another batch is on deck covering my years at the Fleet Anti-Air Warfare Training Center, Dam Neck, Virginia Beach, VA and aboard the USS Miller (DE/FF 1091).
American Theodicy: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon American Theodicy: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon Aug. 28, 2014 1841 words Read a sample
Theodicy is justification of evil in the world reconciled to divine power. The essay takes issue with common assumptions and offers a true reconciliation of God's power with freedom of conscience and desire.
Death Turns A Trick by Julie Smith Death Turns A Trick by Julie Smith Aug. 28, 2014 55265 words Read a sample
Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse?
Heart of Ice by Barbara Pietron Heart of Ice by Barbara Pietron Aug. 28, 2014 44281 words Sample 20%
When sixteen-year-old Ice is visited by an evil spirit, his medicine man training warns him that things aren't right in his quiet Northern Minnesota town. This book is a full-length prequel to the award-winning Thunderstone by Barbara Pietron.
The Compleat Psychic by Ruth Brown The Compleat Psychic by Ruth Brown Aug. 28, 2014 156390 words Read a sample
The Compleat Psychic is a self-help book about the meaning of life, the destiny of the human race, and how to lose the weight and keep it off. In other words, this book is a training manual in practical psychic techniques which actually work. There is a free and universal cure-all energy which anyone can utilize, and I guarantee it will transform your existence in ways you never thought possible.
Honeymoon Affair by Erica Reed Honeymoon Affair by Erica Reed Aug. 28, 2014 3871 words Read a sample
On an island filled with lovers and wealthy couples, Andrew catches the eye of a beautiful woman looking for something more...
Deadline by Judy McDonough Deadline by Judy McDonough Aug. 28, 2014 123321 words Read a sample
Caroline heads to the bayou to meet her estranged father and gets much more than she bargained for. The ghost of her long-dead grandmother is using her to get to the bottom of a century-old mystery hidden in a lost journal. Her jealous fiancé, freak accidents, and a hot, helpful Cajun complicate things.
These Are The Voyages: How Star Trek Inspired Me To Create by Josh Hilden These Are The Voyages: How Star Trek Inspired Me To Create by Josh Hilden Aug. 28, 2014 7763 words Sample 20%
This short piece of non fiction is important to me. As a writer I have been influenced by many things, none of which more than Star Trek.
Ortigia, 219-218 a.C. - serie Ortigia, 219-218 a.C. - serie "Il Matematico che sfidò Roma" ep. #6 di 8 by Quelli di ZEd Aug. 28, 2014 8035 words Read a sample
Episodio #6 di 8 Narrando della sfida che oppose Roma a Cartagine, la Storia tende a trascurare il ruolo di una terza città, prospera almeno quanto l’Urbe, forse persino superiore per retaggio e cultura. Si tratta di Siracusa, perla della Magna Grecia, faro di civiltà e potenza militare che si ritrovò – purtroppo per lei – alleata di Annibale nel momento sbagliato. Una scelta che Roma non perdonò
Ortigia, 223 a.C. - serie Ortigia, 223 a.C. - serie "Il Matematico che sfidò Roma" ep. #4 di 8 by Quelli di ZEd Aug. 28, 2014 8758 words Read a sample
Episodio #4 di 8 Narrando della sfida che oppose Roma a Cartagine, la Storia tende a trascurare il ruolo di una terza città, prospera almeno quanto l’Urbe, forse persino superiore per retaggio e cultura. Si tratta di Siracusa, perla della Magna Grecia, faro di civiltà e potenza militare che si ritrovò – purtroppo per lei – alleata di Annibale nel momento sbagliato. Una scelta che Roma non perdonò
Es war einmal auf einer Wolke by K. L. Schaefer Es war einmal auf einer Wolke by K. L. Schaefer Aug. 28, 2014 7721 words Read a sample
High in the atmosphere of a gas giant planet, strange creatures live out their lives in the sky. An alien perspective on youth, old age, life, the universe, and everything. Hoch oben in der Atmosphäre eines Gasgiganten führen seltsame Kreaturen Ihr Dasein in den Lüften. Eine fremdartige Perspektive auf die Jugend, das Alter, Leben, das Universum und Alles.