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The Special Christmas Ornaments of Mr. Everett by Kristopher Mallory The Special Christmas Ornaments of Mr. Everett by Kristopher Mallory Dec. 22, 2014 6085 words Read a sample
Hank tells about his holiday loving town during the the Christmas blizzard of '09, but things aren't as merry as they seem on the surface. He visits Mr. Everett, a harmless white haired old man who needs someone to watch over him until the morning. While there, he accidentally discovers the shocking secret of holiday cheer, and the truth could jeopardize how the world perceives Christmas spirit.
The Phrases by Ardina Webb The Phrases by Ardina Webb Dec. 22, 2014 83419 words Read a sample
Join the fray in the Verses of the Undying as Livia Vandersteine is forced from her moulded plans to face the demons that inhabit her childhood haunts. Away from the glittering lights of a prescribed reality, she finds more than she bargains for whilst tempting the shadows out to play beneath the moon...
The Place by John Flannery The Place by John Flannery Dec. 22, 2014 21517 words Read a sample
The Place is a rendition of a purgatory in a fictional form. It is a speculative exploration.
Truth and Consequences by Esther Minskoff Truth and Consequences by Esther Minskoff Dec. 22, 2014 61505 words Sample 20%
In 1943 in Nazi Germany, Dr. Dorothea Schmidt, Director of the Berlin School for the Handicapped, watches as her students are taken away to be gassed and burned. She cannot stop this atrocity despite her romantic ties to a Nazi leader. Guilt haunts her. After the war, she emigrates to America where she establishes a new school and finds vindication knowing that she created good from evil.
A Safe Pair of Hands by Ann Corbett A Safe Pair of Hands by Ann Corbett Dec. 22, 2014 45679 words Read a sample
Sadie's judgement of people was not very good, and she had erred once before when she had married a man who had claimed to love her, only to discover that his idea of love was vastly different to her idea of love. With a low confidence can she ever learn to trust again? Will the lovely Nick be able to heal her hurts, and will his hands be a safe place to keep her bruised heart?
Destruction of America's Liberal Bastions by Frank B. Thompson III Destruction of America's Liberal Bastions by Frank B. Thompson III Dec. 22, 2014 87392 words Read a sample
American publishers are bent on changing the nation with their control over the truth; their goal: nothing less than to radically change America to their benefit. The 'Socialists,' their pawns continue to believe themselves invincible...they are deathly wrong.
Meditation 15 Minutes to a stress free life by Nathan Farrelly Meditation 15 Minutes to a stress free life by Nathan Farrelly Dec. 22, 2014 3600 words Read a sample
learn how to meditate in just 15 minutes
Adobe CQ5 Offering Trending Digital Experience by Kiran Ranga, Sr Adobe CQ5 Offering Trending Digital Experience by Kiran Ranga, Sr Dec. 22, 2014 893 words Read a sample
One best way to maintain brand presence in a digitally-paced business world is going online because online brand presence plays a major role in a company’s business growth
The Survivor Chronicles: Book 4 (Chapter 28, Carl) by Erica Stevens The Survivor Chronicles: Book 4 (Chapter 28, Carl) by Erica Stevens Dec. 22, 2014 3692 words Read a sample
The Survivor Chronicles: Book 4, The Risen is the fourth book in an ongoing serial story released every Monday. Unedited version. Cover art by EbookLaunch
The shadow on the wall by Manoj Nair The shadow on the wall by Manoj Nair Dec. 22, 2014 20766 words Read a sample
A horror romantic story.
Acceptance: Of Hypothesis Of Hypocrisy In Intimacy by Santosh Jha Acceptance: Of Hypothesis Of Hypocrisy In Intimacy by Santosh Jha Dec. 22, 2014 2582 words Read a sample
This word Acceptance is so magical, has a world of wellness embedded in it. Sadly, acceptance may not truly seem a contemporary intellectualism. Intellect is rather the brutal killer of innocence and simplicity of acceptance. Worst, this word is definitely always the first casualty in intimate relationships. Acceptance of a simple hypothesis of hypocrisy in intimacy however can be therapeutic.
The Second Missionary by Lora Ice The Second Missionary by Lora Ice Dec. 22, 2014 44285 words Sample 30%
Zach Badu, a 24-year old who lacks motivation for life finds it on an isle where he meets a tribe of natives and an Italian mogul taking their lands; a crippled boy who serves as his interpreter, and his bloodthirsty father who wants to kill them all. Using a more familiar metaphor, Lora writes to us of something that has become strange in our wo
Rose's Snakebite by Gerri Brazil Rose's Snakebite by Gerri Brazil Dec. 22, 2014 6704 words Sample 20%
Take a psychological journey into the mind of Rose and her dystopia. A chance encounter, a move, alcoholism, washing-up and the end of the world provide the backdrop for you to crawl inside her innermost and honest thought processes. This novella is the first of a series that revels in depressive realism
Reasons For Pursuing Mechanical Engineering by jkuniversity Reasons For Pursuing Mechanical Engineering by jkuniversity Dec. 22, 2014 548 words Sample 30%
Engineering has always been one of the favourites among students going for different under graduation and post graduation courses. Although, there are many streams under engineering, however mechanical engineering has always been regarded as one of the best.
Warnings about equipment online purchase scam by Carol Knight Warnings about equipment online purchase scam by Carol Knight Dec. 22, 2014 336 words Read a sample
Online scams turn out to be more widespread in Jakarta, Indonesia and worldwide with the holidays and gift-buying season in full force. Authorities are notifying nations to an alert concerning fraudulent online postings.
THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF HILARIOUS PUNS by Matthew Grant THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF HILARIOUS PUNS by Matthew Grant Dec. 22, 2014 4717 words Sample 20%
A book of Pun! The collection of puns contained within this book will see you ROFLING to your hearts content. Not only will you have a swell time but you can also tell these puns to friends and family. For who doesn't want to have a laugh with a good pal now and then?
Silver Fox Art Colouring Book Volume I by Frank David Panetta III Silver Fox Art Colouring Book Volume I by Frank David Panetta III Dec. 22, 2014 461 words Read a sample
Frank Silver Fox Art expresses the creative element of artist Frank Panetta. The artwork comprises of mandala, greylead, abstract psychedelic designs. Simply download and print off your design using a black and white printer.
End Time En Español by Kendall Aaron Ruiz End Time En Español by Kendall Aaron Ruiz Dec. 21, 2014 290 words Read a sample
secretos revelados. decepcion. verdades pisoteadas. nuevo.
Capricious:  A Before I Break Short Story by Alec John Belle Capricious: A Before I Break Short Story by Alec John Belle Dec. 21, 2014 4895 words Read a sample
In this short story taking place before the events in BEFORE I BREAK, Jake Rivers is struggling with finding the truth about religion, homosexuality, and life while dealing with an obvious mental illness.
Circle of Dreams: Prequel - The Herbmaster by Linda McNabb Circle of Dreams: Prequel - The Herbmaster by Linda McNabb Dec. 21, 2014 6909 words Read a sample
Zaine's world is one of drudgery and work. Dumped on a farm as a baby, it will take him years to pay off the jar of silver that his 'aunt' claims that he owes them. One day he meets a mysterious old man, the herbmaster, and it changes his life forever! This is a SHORT STORY prequel for the CIRCLE OF DREAMS trilogy.
Devoted by Kristi Lukes Devoted by Kristi Lukes Dec. 21, 2014 651 words Sample 20%
A caring school teacher learns lessons on love and sacrifice when encountered by a surprising gunman on a mission to kill.
Chronicles of CK: Part 1 by TraMaine Vornes Chronicles of CK: Part 1 by TraMaine Vornes Dec. 21, 2014 2533 words Read a sample
CK struggles to please his wife in a new environment and new deviant lifestyle. With tiers stemming all around their poly lifestyle the couple faces much hurt and much loss.
Eternally Born #1 by Dagny Darkwood Eternally Born #1 by Dagny Darkwood Dec. 21, 2014 16631 words Sample 20%
Stazi Dewitt is a totally normal teenager with a totally normal life...at least until her sixteenth birthday and a car accident she doesn't remember. Then "normal" gets replaced with "super freaky and kinda gross." But at least she can still sigh over Ethan Fitzroy, her dark, perfect Romeo...you know, when monsters aren't trying to eat her, the mall, or just generally destroy her life.
No Other Lover Book One & Two by Natalie Wild No Other Lover Book One & Two by Natalie Wild Dec. 21, 2014 15354 words Read a sample
For just one night, amateur model Nina needs to be the girl she is on canvas. Can she be that and so much more?
Across the River - an 1800s Black / Native American Novella by Lisa Shea Across the River - an 1800s Black / Native American Novella by Lisa Shea Dec. 21, 2014 20023 words Read a sample
Part black. Part Irish. Part Lumbee Indian. Wholly determined to protect her family. Naomi Jackson made a mistake. Born in the tumltuous years following the American Revolution, she embraced change, excitement, and adventure. So when the Devil Bill Williams swaggered into town, she launched into his arms, determined that her love for him could overcome all obstacles. It couldn't.
The Blackest Omen #1 by Brian Williams The Blackest Omen #1 by Brian Williams Dec. 21, 2014 1025 words Read a sample
THE MARKET FIRES part one: The Blackest Omen is made up of notes from the madness that we all have within us. One mind and a billion trying to kill every last bit of pain in the world. The chills are a touch, the fibers of hunger a meal.
El espejo: Relatos de Fantasía breve by F. A. Real H. El espejo: Relatos de Fantasía breve by F. A. Real H. Dec. 21, 2014 11420 words Read a sample
Aquí hay historias de mundos al alcance de la mano, de realidades donde la magia es una fuerza natural pero peligrosa y de lugares donde los cuentos de hadas tienen giros inesperados… entre otras numerosas maneras de hacer Fantasía.
Christmas in Iraq by Sam Leigh Christmas in Iraq by Sam Leigh Dec. 21, 2014 913 words Read a sample
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Separation by Kerdel Ellick Separation by Kerdel Ellick Dec. 21, 2014 1395 words Read a sample
Kenji and Nana loves each so much, but they wouldn't become lovers until their sixteenth birthday, that's the promise they made from the age of six.
The Prognostication by davidberko The Prognostication by davidberko Dec. 21, 2014 21193 words Read a sample
Damion Westover is still in prison. He can't be allowed to see the light of day ever again since he's the only one with knowledge on Project Canvas which militarized holograms. The shadowy government attempting a world takeover through a great deception will rely on this technology. The Free Republic of North America and Israel always stay a few chess moves behind the enemy. Will that change?
L’Attrazione di Anthony by Amber Kell L’Attrazione di Anthony by Amber Kell Dec. 21, 2014 16482 words Read a sample
Anthony carrow non pensa certo a trovare l'amore della sua vita quando va in un bar con il suo migliore amico Steven Dell. Superare la morte dell'uomo che amava è stata una dura prova per lui. Dopo due anni ha ancora il cuore spezzato e non vuole assolutamente rimettersi in gioco.
Sneakers by Angus Brownfield Sneakers by Angus Brownfield Dec. 21, 2014 4380 words Read a sample
Strange things are happening when China begins exporting designer athletic shoes to the US that sell for less than cheap canvas shoes. Is there a connection between the shoes and violence that erupts on playgrounds across America?
Revenge of the Sylph, The Yeti Uprising Part 2: An IPMA Adventure for Christmas 2014 by P. Edward Auman Revenge of the Sylph, The Yeti Uprising Part 2: An IPMA Adventure for Christmas 2014 by P. Edward Auman Dec. 21, 2014 6202 words Read a sample
In 2013 the IPMA Agents with the help of a pair of adolescents and the Northern Water Sprite tribe's princess, Qanik, ousted Jack Frost and his entranced Yeti Henchmen from the hostile take-over of Santa Claus' workshop and saved Christmas. But what did they do about Jack? Find out in this short "extra" story by P. Edward "Eddie" Auman.
Sweet Little Things by Richmond Camero Sweet Little Things by Richmond Camero Dec. 21, 2014 4691 words Read a sample
A moment of impact. It is just what we need to feel happy, to make a decision, to sway our lives in a certain direction. In Sweet Little Things, these moments of impact are explored and are served as sumptuous bite-sized stories - just enough to satisfy your cravings and enough to make you wanting more.
Hoarder and Other Sketches by Alan Thompson Hoarder and Other Sketches by Alan Thompson Dec. 21, 2014 5017 words Sample 20%
Anxiety, weirdness, sadness, whores with crabs. This collection deals with that and more. Alan Thompson's first collection and introduction to his work.
Arlette's Story by Trish Jackson Arlette's Story by Trish Jackson Dec. 21, 2014 3629 words
Psychic Arlette Xylander's life changes when her mysterious Aunt Lucie, whom she has never met, dies, and bequeaths two things to Arlette--her country home on the banks of Bayou LeGue, and an ancient spell book.
The Rookie by Noelle Rae The Rookie by Noelle Rae Dec. 21, 2014 1364 words Read a sample
A crew of aliens in search of a fallen spaceship find themselves in over their heads as they try to cope with the outdated customs of earthlings.
Dežela sanj by Herai Varda Dežela sanj by Herai Varda Dec. 21, 2014 595 words Read a sample
Sredi gozda je jasa, sredi jase stoji hiška, okrog hiške rastejo najčudovitejše cvetlice vseh mogočih barv in pasejo se prav posebne ovčke. V hiški stanuje vila, ki skrbi za sanje. Lahko bi ji rekli Sanjska vila. Ime ji je Tia.
Caught at the Country Club by Topaz Daniels Caught at the Country Club by Topaz Daniels Dec. 21, 2014 5006 words Read a sample
Jessica Barrows is an event planner running late for her next meeting, and winds up getting much more than she bargained for. The explosive start of the Caught series introduces Jessica, the extrovert Marie, and the mysterious Omar, and will thrill you with what they get up to. This book is intended for mature audiences (18+) and contains graphic descriptions of hot erotic action.
The Hunt by S LaRue The Hunt by S LaRue Dec. 21, 2014 1291 words Read a sample
This werewolf wanted nothing to do with tradition. She left at night, under the cover of darkness, moving slowly through the burnt woods. Her kin were hot on a her trail, and they weren't the only ones following her through the woods.
Zero Hour: Where are our Children (A Serial Novel) Episode 5 of 9 by Gary Sapp Zero Hour: Where are our Children (A Serial Novel) Episode 5 of 9 by Gary Sapp Dec. 21, 2014 33695 words Read a sample
Many say that we are living in the last days. What if I told you that today was that day? What if you learned that you are living here, now, in your final hour. Welcome to the Zero Hour.
Making The  Team by Patrice Miller Making The Team by Patrice Miller Dec. 21, 2014 1425 words Read a sample
A shy 16-year-old girl tries out for Varsity Dance team, at her new high school. She faces the challenges with being a new girl up against girls who were on the team last year
KSHM Project Presents: Four Vignettes by Henry Martin KSHM Project Presents: Four Vignettes by Henry Martin Dec. 21, 2014 1083 words Read a sample
Four Vignettes features four photographs, each accompanied by a fictional interpretation of the scene in the form of a short caption. KSHM Project is the result of a joint collaborative effort between an award-winning Australian photographer, Karl Strand, and an American author, Henry Martin. It aims to combine striking visual images with thought-provoking prose.
Piacere di non conoscerti by Andrea Lombardi Piacere di non conoscerti by Andrea Lombardi Dec. 21, 2014 10935 words Read a sample
L’eterna lotta tra la quiete della solitudine e il richiamo selvaggio della natura, con risultati disastrosi su entrambi i fronti, e lo sprazzo di luce di un appuntamento al buio che più buio non si può...
The Hex Breaker's Eyes by S.D. Tennant The Hex Breaker's Eyes by S.D. Tennant Dec. 21, 2014 53895 words Read a sample
Small-town fifteen-year-old Mindee Vefreet thinks she’s going crazy when she sees a girl from school glowing in the dark. When strange things start to happen, it quickly becomes clear that what Mindee’s eyes can see is very real, and very dangerous. Mindee is a seer, able to see hexes clinging to the victims of black magic, and unless she can learn to break those hexes, someone is going to die.
42 lélekrepesztő gondolat by Mong Yao 42 lélekrepesztő gondolat by Mong Yao Dec. 21, 2014 355 words Read a sample
A patetikus patikus újra száguld, és szanaszét szórja gondolatait. Ebben a könyvben minden kérdésedre választ találsz, egyetlen kivétellel...
Denial by Christan Austin Denial by Christan Austin Dec. 21, 2014 1073 words Read a sample
A couple struggles with the loss of their son and the aftermath.
Zero Hunters [Screenplay] by Jay Carvajal Zero Hunters [Screenplay] by Jay Carvajal Dec. 21, 2014 23758 words Read a sample
The year is twenty thirty three in Los Angeles. A police officer in a special crimes unit that hunts down the things that go bump in the night is obsessed with killing the vampires that murdered his family. He will do whatever it takes to hunt them down, no matter the cost to his soul.
Som en tjej by Frida Arwen Rosesund Som en tjej by Frida Arwen Rosesund Dec. 21, 2014 14878 words Read a sample
En antologi på temat "tjejigt".
The Last Warring Angel [Screenplay] by Jay Carvajal The Last Warring Angel [Screenplay] by Jay Carvajal Dec. 21, 2014 25463 words Read a sample
Michael Walker is the last remaining Warring Angel trying to save the world from a pending nuclear war brought about by a gang of Fallen Angels. After a failed assassination attempt on the lead Fallen Angel, who is in a position of power, Walker finds himself captive in a high security prison. He must convince someone of his story before the team of Fallen Angels arrive and neutralize him forever.