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Ephemeris RPG Rule Changes by J Alan Erwine Ephemeris RPG Rule Changes by J Alan Erwine July 28, 2014 2480 words Read a sample
When we released The Ephemeris Omnibus 2013, we made a few changes to the rules from the core rulebook. We don’t want to make it necessary for everyone to buy this supplement if they don’t want to, so we wanted to make the rule changes available to all of those people for free. This small publication doesn’t list all of the changes, but it does include the most important ones.
Residual Affects by Erika Land Residual Affects by Erika Land July 28, 2014 6151 words Read a sample
Residual Affects is a poetry book that is supplemented with photography. Half of the poetry pieces are commentary on life situations while the other half has a war related theme. The poetry and photographs featured in this book are the creative responses to the author’s and photographer’s bout with PTSD stemming from their deployment to Iraq between 2005 and 2006.
When In Rome by John Smith When In Rome by John Smith July 28, 2014 13848 words Read a sample
Avilius was a powerful Centurion in ancient Rome, but no matter how many battles he fought he had a hole in his soul that couldn't be filled… until the day he bought a slave at a slave auction. He finds himself fascinated with the young slave and decides to make the young man his pais - a slave solely for companionship.
The Proposition by D.D. Poey The Proposition by D.D. Poey July 28, 2014 7983 words Read a sample
Follow the deadliest man alive as he confronts old enemies and makes a few new ones in this provoking tale of deception, vengeance, and greed. Who will be there to take the purse, and who will be left alive to enjoy it? Find out who has the quickest hand, who has the strongest will, and who will survive when faced with a deadly proposition. Old debts die hard.
Dave Trellis and the Allotments of Doom by S.B. Davies Dave Trellis and the Allotments of Doom by S.B. Davies July 28, 2014 84033 words Sample 33%
Dave Trellis, world-weary steward of St Catherine’s allotments, copes nicely supporting the small, covert community of off-world visitors that live thereabouts. Dave just wants to get on, do some urgent lawn maintenance and get back to the misery. But first he must find a way to save the planet… Again. Welcome to the world of Dave Trellis…
Patient Zero by Steeven R. Orr Patient Zero by Steeven R. Orr July 28, 2014 2429 words Read a sample
Eric is a bus driver on the hottest night of the summer. All he wants to do is go home and relax in his air conditioned apartment. But he still has one passenger left on the bus ... patient zero. The ninth in a series of free short stories by Steeven R. Orr, author of Holliday’s Gold.
The Electronic Spirits by Kim Jensen The Electronic Spirits by Kim Jensen July 28, 2014 629 words Read a sample
If simulation theory is true and the creator of the universe used technology, there might be electronic intelligence all over the place talking to us telepathically just like these voices in my head.
Two a Day Workout by erickdav Two a Day Workout by erickdav July 28, 2014 2933 words Read a sample
Carter is a new millionaire after selling his company to a large software company. He had just lost his wife to cancer and spent his days working out in the morning and shopping at the local grocery store in the afternoon. He was alone and lonely.This day was different and would change his life forever. He meets the woman that will change him and alter his lifestyle.
My Thoughts (selected poems 4) by Saint Virgin Peter My Thoughts (selected poems 4) by Saint Virgin Peter July 28, 2014 2216 words Read a sample
Short selection of personal poetry from the vault.
Cold War, KGB & Soviet Social Imperialism by Ratan Lal Basu Cold War, KGB & Soviet Social Imperialism by Ratan Lal Basu July 28, 2014 7445 words Sample 20%
This booklet probes into the role of the Soviet espionage agency KGB during the cold war era from 1955 to 1991 and its secret war with the CIA, with glimpses of activities of the important Soviet moles in the CIA and the FBI of the USA.
Scattered Sheets by Erica Christensen Scattered Sheets by Erica Christensen July 28, 2014 2073 words Read a sample
This book of spilled ink follows no rules, just like love.
Why We're Here by Daniel J. Dombrowski Why We're Here by Daniel J. Dombrowski July 28, 2014 1936 words Read a sample
Four intrepid explorers have been sent to the Edge of the Universe, tasked with a critical mission. Hopefully, they will remember what it is.
What Is Customer Lifecycle Management by Rich Dale What Is Customer Lifecycle Management by Rich Dale July 28, 2014 500 words Read a sample
Many managers have different understandings of what customer lifecycle managements means. In this book we define what customer lifecycle management means to modern business.
The Survivor Chronicles: Book 4 (Chapter 7, John) by Erica Stevens The Survivor Chronicles: Book 4 (Chapter 7, John) by Erica Stevens July 28, 2014 3279 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
Diabla Makes an Entrance by Karl Tutt Diabla Makes an Entrance by Karl Tutt July 28, 2014 24956 words Read a sample
She's no blessed Madonna. You won't find her in church. If you want warm and fuzzy and politically correct, forget Diabla. She's the she-devil, the female cop you want when the case is dangerous and your ass is on the line. She's Dee Rabow, sexy, tough, sometimes violent. She's the one who's got your back.
Time by Angela Hope Time by Angela Hope July 28, 2014 230 words Read a sample
A short rhyme about how fast time goes by. Make it the best it can be.
The COO Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team by Richard Parkes Cordock The COO Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team by Richard Parkes Cordock July 28, 2014 25107 words Read a sample
The COO Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team Tools and Methodology to Get the Best From Your Team in Just 4 x ½ Day Sessions
Successful Startup 101 Magazine - Issue 6 by Tabitha Naylor Successful Startup 101 Magazine - Issue 6 by Tabitha Naylor July 28, 2014 20774 words Read a sample
The 6th issue of Successful Startup 101, a magazine for budding entrepreneurs, startup founders and small business owners that covers business planning, strategy, management, accounting, finance, sales and marketing.
How To Make A Batch Game In Notepad by L J Fung How To Make A Batch Game In Notepad by L J Fung July 28, 2014 662 words Read a sample
Have you ever wanted to code a game? Well you’ve come to the right book. Learn one of the simplest kind of codes and learn how to use it!
The Girl Inventor - Part I by Chris Matallana The Girl Inventor - Part I by Chris Matallana July 28, 2014 51290 words Read a sample
An adventure story written in lush prose, The Girl Inventor is a spellbinding exploration of how we interact with our thoughts, the world, and the places they intersect.
Paid Surveys for Moms Dads & Teens - A Quick Guide to Making Money Taking Paid Surveys Online by Morris Brown Paid Surveys for Moms Dads & Teens - A Quick Guide to Making Money Taking Paid Surveys Online by Morris Brown July 27, 2014 14798 words Read a sample
In this book, you will completely have everything you need to easily earn extra money for you and the whole family.
The Female Manager Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team by Richard Parkes Cordock The Female Manager Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team by Richard Parkes Cordock July 27, 2014 25084 words Read a sample
The Female Manager Guide To Getting The Best From Your Team Tools and Methodology to Get the Best From Your Team in Just 4 x ½ Day Sessions
The Cake is a Lie by mcdavis3 The Cake is a Lie by mcdavis3 July 27, 2014 90253 words Read a sample
Meet Marco Caldirola-Davis, adolescent millennial. Under his dinosaur teeth and baby fat hid an ambition to rival Ozymandias. Meet his teenage social scene. Competitive. Cutthroat. He fit in perfectly. (Memoir. True story, no lie).
Teacher's Pet by Vivian Farrow Teacher's Pet by Vivian Farrow July 27, 2014 3446 words Read a sample
Alison doesn't know what to do when she finds that she's gotten a 'D' for the semester in biology. She decides that she'll show professor Slater that she deserves a better grade than the one she got. But when she does finally confront him, it doesn't go quite the way she'd planned.
Karma (Issue #1) by Hugh Janus Karma (Issue #1) by Hugh Janus July 27, 2014 13512 words Read a sample
Jaime Miller has just started college. He considers himself an average guy in most respects, but that is about to change. One unexpected and unexplained event will alter his life forever. For better or worse, that's up to him to decide.
Chapter One: Akira the Energy Vampire by Ashton Lumley Chapter One: Akira the Energy Vampire by Ashton Lumley July 27, 2014 3248 words Sample 50%
Akira is a vampire who has the ability to manipulate energy. He enters into a town that has been taken over by demons. Akira fights his way through the town and eventually battles against a Vampire that is able to summon these evil creatures. There is a lot of action, and the style of writing is unique. Check it out, because there isn't a dull moment. Enjoy the blood bath!! --Have fun Reading!--
James and the Time Patrol Agency by E. H. Lau James and the Time Patrol Agency by E. H. Lau July 27, 2014 14343 words Read a sample
James is a cop that finds himself flung into the future. Recruited into the Time Patrol Agency, James will not only have to get used to the future, but also learn how to deal with illegal time travelling and prevent time paradoxes from messing up the timeline.
How to Grow Sorrel in Your Garden or in Pots by Robert Donaldson How to Grow Sorrel in Your Garden or in Pots by Robert Donaldson July 27, 2014 705 words Read a sample
. Sorrel is a perennial that will start new growth in early spring.
My Stepmother is a Succubus 01 by Jenny Clara Fick My Stepmother is a Succubus 01 by Jenny Clara Fick July 27, 2014 3235 words Read a sample
Jerry returns from college to find his Dad re-married to a stacked babe named Margo. But is Margo all that she appears? Or is she actually a Succubus intent on slurping every last drop of cum from Jerry and his Dad. Spoiler Alert: It's the latter.
Christianity of Blasphemy: A New Gnostic Lie by Paul Villanueva Christianity of Blasphemy: A New Gnostic Lie by Paul Villanueva July 27, 2014 10795 words Read a sample
This book is a dire urgent warning for every Biblical Christian. This is a revelation of a cancerous spiritual deception so subtle, ingrained, and invisible, causing many good brothers and sisters to turn to Satan one by one. The current apostasy is paving the way for many to easily receive that horrible death mark from the Beast, as it comes to fruition in a false Christianity.
William and Harriet by Art Tole William and Harriet by Art Tole July 27, 2014 6345 words Read a sample
William and Harriet have been married just long enough to know that something is missing in their marriage.
Zarulium Chronicles I - Destination Nazca by Christopher A Forrest Zarulium Chronicles I - Destination Nazca by Christopher A Forrest July 27, 2014 75676 words Read a sample
Three courageous teens, an experimenting scientist and a wealthy philanthropist attempt to save the ancient Nazca Lines in Peru from a group of greedy strip-mining capitalists. Follow the introductory adventure as Natalia, Joe and Alejandro discover something mysterious hidden within the Peruvian mountains!
Message from Gondwana by David Wiley Message from Gondwana by David Wiley July 27, 2014 27800 words Read a sample
A corporation sends a team to Gondwana, a jungle planet. It is perfect for pharmaceutical prospecting, exotic vegetation loaded with strange chemical compounds that could make the company rich. The newest member of the team, Lani Callis, wants to impress the team's veterans, but first must overcome her own limitations and a planet that is either trying to kill them or may be just curious.
House Rules by K.A. Smith House Rules by K.A. Smith July 27, 2014 3783 words Read a sample
Trina and Melanie, whose relationship has been as clean as can be, work on a few rules to keep their new living arrangement a happy one.
I Hope You Find Me by Trish Marie Dawson I Hope You Find Me by Trish Marie Dawson July 27, 2014 88540 words Read a sample
After a deadly pandemic destroys society, Riley decides to leave her home and her dead family behind in search of other survivors. At first, with only a dog at her side, she realizes quickly that the dead might still remain in the streets of San Diego. Once Riley meets up with others, the real threat becomes living people, and not the deadly virus that has spread across the globe.
Boy Puppet by Penelope Merrell Boy Puppet by Penelope Merrell July 27, 2014 41 words Read a sample
Mums and Pops are planning the best for their boy; so Boy gives them his best. A fable with a twist on the Pinocchio story. A graphic book in 40 pages.
Nano Contestant - Episode 1: Whatever It Takes by Leif Sterling Nano Contestant - Episode 1: Whatever It Takes by Leif Sterling July 27, 2014 22239 words Read a sample
Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will love the new Nano Contestant Series! In 2114, Pinnacle Corporation, hosts the Tech Games to showcase the world’s latest tech. Roland has vowed to save his father’s life and get him set free. Entering the brutal Tech Games gives Roland the perfect cover to get close to the Pinnacle Corporation & try to uncover evidence that would free his dad.
Jazz, Monster Collector in: Down with the Clowns (Season 1, Episode 15) by RyFT Brand Jazz, Monster Collector in: Down with the Clowns (Season 1, Episode 15) by RyFT Brand July 27, 2014 8331 words Read a sample
Jazz has just one hour left to live and she’s going to spend it doing what she knows, killing monsters. So she and DJ head into the monster ghetto to settle a score with the goblin gang called, the Clowns. But aside from being vastly outnumbered, the Clowns have home field advantage. Jazz finds herself out of second chances and only seconds left to live. May the one who LOL last, LOL best
The Adventures of Maryan by ~CRK The Adventures of Maryan by ~CRK July 27, 2014 8772 words Read a sample
Join Maryan, an energetic 6-year-old girl, on her daily adventures! Let's go catch butterflies, build with blocks, go to the zoo, and learn new things each day! Includes a special fun project for you and your kids to enjoy! Project website: http://penguingirl12.wordpress.com/2014/07/27/make-your-own-maryan-book/
Forgive Us Our Typos by Karen Dale Trask Forgive Us Our Typos by Karen Dale Trask July 27, 2014 3249 words Read a sample
An indie author's perspective on the frequency of typos found in Indie-authored books.
The Alien in Your Kitchen -Dangerous Plastic Food Containers by David Lefavor The Alien in Your Kitchen -Dangerous Plastic Food Containers by David Lefavor July 27, 2014 26094 words Sample 20%
There is an alien in your kitchen, and it will kill you. This is the story of how plastics have come to be a threat to your wellbeing as a result of the toxic marriage of Chemicals and Food Containers. This is a clear and plastic danger to your health.
Sherdan's Prophecy by Jess Mountifield Sherdan's Prophecy by Jess Mountifield July 27, 2014 86321 words Read a sample
Sherdan has spent many years planning for the future of his country. Now he's in control and he is expected to forge a fresh start for the people in his program. On top of this he has to face the one thing he never expected to; love. Anya is on a mission from God; to find out why she has been sent to the heart of Bristol, and what she can do to stop the world being plunged into war.
Writing Professional Erotica (Ways to improve your skills) by Barbara Shumway Writing Professional Erotica (Ways to improve your skills) by Barbara Shumway July 27, 2014 3774 words Read a sample
Many people attempt to write about their fantasies but often make basic mistakes and end up with poor porn rather than quality erotica. In this short and FREE essay, Ms. Shumway shows ways to avoid these mistakes and add spice to erotica without taking it down the road to plain porn. She gives examples of ways to improve an authors skills and to learn to Write Professional Erotica.
Collision by Namita Singh Collision by Namita Singh July 27, 2014 19743 words Read a sample
A short tale of two promiscuous men.
7-Step Strategy for Human Resources and Public Relations by Danna G Hallmark 7-Step Strategy for Human Resources and Public Relations by Danna G Hallmark July 27, 2014 2305 words Read a sample
Need a PR / HR Strategy? You’re NOT a lion tamer! Put the whip and chair away. You don’t have to resort to disciplinary measures to help your people. Plying them with platitudes doesn't work. Providing them with one acronym after another on brightly-colored brochures never seems to stick. Dan Schultheis has developed a simple 7-Step method from 45 years' experience that works ever time!
Living Through A Life Of Faith 004 by Esther Chen Living Through A Life Of Faith 004 by Esther Chen July 27, 2014 362 words Read a sample
A short article on sharing of a person's journey in finding faith in God using the Bible and personal experience. The articles may end with unresolved and act as a brief introspection of God's intention for the person. A series of collection.
The Vaticinator by Namita Singh The Vaticinator by Namita Singh July 27, 2014 200131 words Read a sample
Josh Lichinsky longs to be a mature therian, to make his father proud. A proud father, he gets. Along with a potentially gay status, an upside turned down life and a dooming fate. And all thanks to his life partner, Neal Stephens.
The Witchfinder Wars by K.G. McAbee The Witchfinder Wars by K.G. McAbee July 27, 2014 68753 words Read a sample
Tommy and Anya: two teenagers in love; what could be sweeter and more beautiful? Well, Anya is a fire witch of an ancient line. Tommy is the heir-apparent of WFG Ltd., aka Witchfinder General. So they'll have more to deal with than the flames of love…there'll be pain, deception, loss, confusion and…murder.
Slow Fall by Edgar Williams Slow Fall by Edgar Williams July 27, 2014 65741 words Read a sample
Slow Fall is a mystery in The Wekiwa County series. An ex-Miami cop returns to rural Florida to bury his father, an apparent suicide. Troubled by the circumstances of his father's death, he is drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue involving sleazy televangelists, drug runners, and corruption. A secret past connects the threads in a startling climax of greed, ambition, incest and death.
A 10 minute intro to Business English Teacher Development by Phil Wade A 10 minute intro to Business English Teacher Development by Phil Wade July 27, 2014 2132 words Read a sample
This short ebook is for all Business English teachers who want to develop their teaching. It covers goal setting, types of goals, experimentation, feedback and offers a range of tips. There also some sample goals. The 10 minute intro to series is designed to give you a quick practical guide to various aspects of Business English Teaching.