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Deception's Playground 2 by Kevin Williams al-Fahim Deception's Playground 2 by Kevin Williams al-Fahim April 20, 2014 34472 words Read a sample
A year and a half later Spade’s legitimate business endeavors have come to fruition. But he still has one foot in, one foot out. He’s still on the hunt for the elusive Maria, and he struggles internally as he tries to manage both worlds.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 5: Taurus by Debbie McGowan In The Stars Part I, Episode 5: Taurus by Debbie McGowan April 20, 2014 20965 words Sample 20%
Taurus is Episode 5 of In The Stars, a two part instalment of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
The Bob Mayer Sampler by Bob Mayer The Bob Mayer Sampler by Bob Mayer April 20, 2014 120639 words Read a sample
This is NOT a book, but a compilation of covers, author’s notes and sample chapters taken from the ongoing 25-year career of NY Times Bestselling Author Bob Mayer. This library sample will give you a unique and comprehensive look into the way in which Bob blends some of the most interesting facts from history with some of the most ingenious fictional worlds and characters.
The Woman In Islam by khouloud sultan The Woman In Islam by khouloud sultan April 20, 2014 4061 words Sample 100%
Describe the situation of women before Islam and after Islam .
Information Marketing by Njood s alt Information Marketing by Njood s alt April 20, 2014 18127 words Read a sample
The nature of the information marketplace is under continual evolution. Two ofthe most powerful drivers for change in ‘the new economy’, information and communications technology and the internationalization of marketplaces, areimpacting even more strongly on the marketplace for information products andservices than on other business sectors. All organizations in the information industry, irrespec
Marriage Counseling from a Stripper Pole: The Ravenwood Circle Story 1 by T. Lee Alexis Marriage Counseling from a Stripper Pole: The Ravenwood Circle Story 1 by T. Lee Alexis April 20, 2014 24866 words Sample 20%
Eva Ravenwood is a desperate woman. She's desperate in the way a lot of women are, locked in a marriage with a man she loved but now cannot stand. How Eva breaks the confines of her life is a truly surprising story, by turns shocking and sexy, searing and emotional, unexpected and deeply satisfying. FOR MATURE READERS ONLY The first story in the Ravenwood Circle series.
The Five Lights of Morning by Christopher F. Mills The Five Lights of Morning by Christopher F. Mills April 20, 2014 52806 words Read a sample
It was the perfect murder—that almost went undetected—until a detective picks up clues dropped as a suspect proves all too willing to talk. As the truth gradually unfolds the secrets of a murder planned for decades are revealed.
The Wonderer by Ty Landers The Wonderer by Ty Landers April 20, 2014 6946 words Read a sample
Gaston “The Wonderer” is not your average illusionist, he and his assistant, a dwarf named Brom, are hired for a private show by a group of teenagers looking to have a good time at their expense.The teens plan to raid the liquor cabinet and heckle the duo mercilessly but they get more of a show than anticipated when the magician takes them on a journey into a mind-bending world of true wonder.
The Stiff in the $500 Suit by Steve Matthew Benner The Stiff in the $500 Suit by Steve Matthew Benner April 20, 2014 50019 words Read a sample
During the mid-1950’s, Chief Detective Harvey Halloway was assigned to investigate the murder of a well-dressed man, found dead on the sidewalk of a large city. A case that initially seemed to be pretty routine slowly grew in complexity and expanded to include local gangsters and the FBI. Facing danger at every turn, Halloway continued his endeavor to bring the culprits to justice.
The Spoon Tree ~ A Family Series ~ Bk 1, Abby's Story by Bria Daly The Spoon Tree ~ A Family Series ~ Bk 1, Abby's Story by Bria Daly April 20, 2014 35903 words Read a sample
There’s a place where hundreds of spoons hang from two large trees. Each spoon is tied to a branch by a colorful ribbon. Some of the spoons touch and create their own music and dance. Other spoons do a solo as they dangle and shine and add shadows and lights to remind us why they are there. Each spoon was put there for a reason. And each one has its very own story. A family series...
Palmer Park: A History by Kevin McQueeney Palmer Park: A History by Kevin McQueeney April 20, 2014 8811 words Read a sample
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
Autism1 by rehamalsaud Autism1 by rehamalsaud April 20, 2014 12718 words Read a sample
A book about autism and its spread in children .. talks about the causes of disease and treatments, as well as recent studies
Press My Buttons by Nina Fairweather Press My Buttons by Nina Fairweather April 20, 2014 4647 words Read a sample
I'm shopping in a drugstore when a tall blond woman in boots catches my attention. She's not my usual type, but she already looked me up and down twice. Her steady eyes and sly smile are enough to keep me interested. Let's see where this goes.
A Quick Fix by Carrie Anne Ward A Quick Fix by Carrie Anne Ward April 20, 2014 17601 words Read a sample
A Quick Fix is an erotic book filled with 10 flash fiction stories to give you that quick fix. This book will tickle and entice your fantasies in those short few minutes you need to be alone with yourself. So take it, take that 5 minutes out of you busy day to read this little book and find that quick erotic fix you’ve been looking for. Please note that these stories are quite short, with a word
learn Cook by eman qane3 learn Cook by eman qane3 April 20, 2014 3016 words Read a sample
My book will teach you and makes you cooking contest Cooking is an art and a special taste Let's professionalism together
Val by Robert Hill Val by Robert Hill April 20, 2014 1254 words Read a sample
One moment West was sweeping a room for Iraqi insurgents in Fallujah, and then the next he found himself sitting in a strange bar and grill, staring at a curvaceous waitress. But how had he gotten there, and where had he seen that waitress before?
A Great Online Dating Profile: 30 Tips to Get Noticed and Get More Responses by Logan Lo A Great Online Dating Profile: 30 Tips to Get Noticed and Get More Responses by Logan Lo April 20, 2014 7356 words Read a sample
A GREAT ONLINE DATING PROFILE contains 30 tips of the most recent information on how to write an effective profile that will get you noticed. With both real-world experience and well-researched data, learn what works and what doesn't in online dating and get more responses with A GREAT ONLINE DATING PROFILE. Download a copy today!
good manners by wejdan good manners by wejdan April 20, 2014 3312 words Read a sample
Manners pertain from everything from how to introduce people to how to eat. While the precise nature of good manners may vary, the underlying principles do not. Good manners involve treating people with respect and courtesy.
2-Lollapalooza Witness, More Than Conquerors by Zaphnath Paaneah 2-Lollapalooza Witness, More Than Conquerors by Zaphnath Paaneah April 20, 2014 10658 words Read a sample
Zaphnath Paaneah's insights into the realm of being More Than Conquerors.
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine by Nik.A Lezz Kisses Sweeter Than Wine by Nik.A Lezz April 20, 2014 6280 words Read a sample
Getting to know each other, after meeting in difficult circumstances, Darren and Karen find that they have lots in common, but is it enough? Both have personal issue that could jeopardise their budding relationship. Will taking things to the next level make or break them?
How to Interpret Dreams by Jimmy Henderson How to Interpret Dreams by Jimmy Henderson April 20, 2014 7467 words Read a sample
This guidebook provides important information on the origin, structure and purpose of dreams, different categories of dreams, the process of dream-interpretation and how to work within one’s own dreams as a method of self-empowerment. The information is based on current research as well as many years of personal dream-work and counselling experience.
System Analysis Design by alhanouff abd, Sr System Analysis Design by alhanouff abd, Sr April 20, 2014 8086 words Read a sample
Modeling and simulation form an integral role in the engineering design process. An accurate mathematical description of a system provides the design engineer the flexibility to perform trade studies quickly and accurately to expedite the design process. Most often, the mathematical model of the system contains components of different engineering disciplines. A modeling methodology that can handle
The River by Tolan Furusho The River by Tolan Furusho April 20, 2014 17428 words Read a sample
A star defense attorney experiences a crisis of conscience when he discovers that the client he repeatedly defends against DUIs killed the daughter of the woman he loves.
Divine Intervention by Debra Swan Divine Intervention by Debra Swan April 20, 2014 19305 words Read a sample
In 19th century Canada, a young woman attempts to escape the abuses of her bigoted and devoutly religious father.
The Debt Con$piracy by Chris Lewis The Debt Con$piracy by Chris Lewis April 20, 2014 22689 words Read a sample
After a Hong Kong mafia boss frames him for murdering his own partner, an elite covert special ops agent goes on the run and fights to clear his name.
Tommy Has a Yeast Infection by Will Lewis Tommy Has a Yeast Infection by Will Lewis April 20, 2014 17874 words Read a sample
After finding out he has a yeast infection, a would-be cyclist fights for his dignity, a chance at love, and a once-in-a-lifetime shot at making it to the pros.
One Last One by Will Lewis One Last One by Will Lewis April 20, 2014 22940 words Read a sample
Desperate to save her race from extinction, an isolated vampire struggles to convert the only man who can save her kind, while a vengeful Were closes in who wants her dead.
Tin Universe Monthly 2014 Easter Special by Brian Williams Tin Universe Monthly 2014 Easter Special by Brian Williams April 20, 2014 4717 words Read a sample
The Tin Universe Monthly 2014 Easter Special gives you stories about mud rain and killer cults, and a conversation that mentions Zardoz. There's also Zombies! Ok, Zombie! Sorry, just one. I so fail at zombie day.
Things Change: In a Flash by R.L. Black Things Change: In a Flash by R.L. Black April 20, 2014 3278 words Read a sample
Change happens. It's inevitable. And often the biggest changes in life happen in a flash. This is a short flash fiction anthology, eight pieces under five hundred words each. Eight catalysts, eight moments, eight split seconds in which life changes forever.
The Strangers at St Stephens. The Vampire Across the Hall 4 by Leann Richards The Strangers at St Stephens. The Vampire Across the Hall 4 by Leann Richards April 20, 2014 7352 words Read a sample
Daisi Malone lives in the Presidio building in Sydney Australia. It's a strange place with vampires, faerie psychologists and ghosts also residing there. In the fourth story of the series, Daisi and her friends investigate a strange plague of shoes which leads to a confrontation with sensitive jugglers and shadows in the local cemetery.
Fantasy Legends - Short Stories by David Burrows Fantasy Legends - Short Stories by David Burrows April 20, 2014 36898 words Sample 20%
Short fantasy stories by David Burrows.delve into Burrows' world of demons and dragons. Experience the brutal reality behind summoning a demon. In a world of shaol, kara-stones, grakyn and krell -- anything can happen. Read sample chapters from the Prophecy of the Kings, a Gold Award winning novel (Readersfavorite 2010) by David Burrows.
First Soul by Keeley Smith First Soul by Keeley Smith April 20, 2014 55627 words Read a sample
Stephen loves visiting the cemetery. It is the perfect place to find danger in the quiet hamlet of Amblewood. Dead bodies he can deal with...but when an angry, murdering ghost appears in the cemetery, Stephen's first reaction is to run, but with the appearance of the ghost, Stephen and his friends unearth a map, one that could change his life.
First Soul by Keeley Smith First Soul by Keeley Smith April 20, 2014 55627 words Read a sample
Stephen loves visiting the cemetery. It is the perfect place to find danger in the quiet hamlet of Amblewood. Dead bodies he can deal with...but when an angry, murdering ghost appears in the cemetery, Stephen's first reaction is to run, but with the appearance of the ghost, Stephen and his friends unearth a map, one that could change his life.
First Soul by Keeley Smith First Soul by Keeley Smith April 20, 2014 55627 words Read a sample
Stephen loves visiting the cemetery. It is the perfect place to find danger in the quiet hamlet of Amblewood. Dead bodies he can deal with...but when an angry, murdering ghost appears in the cemetery, Stephen's first reaction is to run, but with the appearance of the ghost, Stephen and his friends unearth a map, one that could change his life.
A Guide To Effective Parenting by Jimmy Henderson A Guide To Effective Parenting by Jimmy Henderson April 20, 2014 7318 words Read a sample
This guidebook provides important information on effective parenting, beginning with a short description of childhood development and needs, later moving onto different approaches to parenting, how to identify and deal with risk behavior in children, the underlying causes of behavior problems in children and teenagers, and finally, a number of ideas for improving parent-child relationships.
Рожденные сфинксами by Svetlana Maksimova Рожденные сфинксами by Svetlana Maksimova April 20, 2014 8434 words Read a sample
«Рожденные сфинксами» - вторая книга поэта Светланы Максимовой. Она включает стихи, написанные в 1990-1994 годах и авторскую графику – рисунки пером. Сборник состоит из двух частей – «Книга странствий» и «Сад странствий», стихи проникнуты настроением странствий – духовных и житейских. Некоторые стихи из этой книги вошли в антологию авторской песни в исполнении Виктора Попова.
Swansong by Lilla Bertalan Swansong by Lilla Bertalan April 20, 2014 19198 words Read a sample
Yet another collection of poems and short stories from my mind. This time I was taking a more mature approach. (See for yourself what I mean ;))
Snail & Boy by Gal Kleinman Snail & Boy by Gal Kleinman April 20, 2014 11303 words Read a sample
From the depths of despair, Boy overcomes his hardships, and discovers universal truths that give profound meaning to his life, and relationship to the world. Boy's incredible transformation gets noticed by a very inquisitive snail, who eventually discovers Boy’s secrets, as they unfold, raising our awareness to deep life changing insights. It is a story about peace, love and freedom.
The Sim Diary by David Bond The Sim Diary by David Bond April 19, 2014 1498 words Read a sample
‘The Sim Diary’ is a humorous short story that gives the reader a peek into the tragic yet comical world of a video game character whose life story is found within a virtual diary hidden within the case of a popular video game. The little man deals with a series of unfortunate incidents that certain video-gamers may be familiar with, until he is ultimately left alone in his virtual home.
The benefits of Salah the prayer performed in the Islamic way. by Faisal Fahim The benefits of Salah the prayer performed in the Islamic way. by Faisal Fahim April 19, 2014 295 words Read a sample
The benefits of Salah the prayer performed in the Islamic way. This book describes both the worldly and spiritual benefits of Salah/salat/namaz.
Rescue One: Breaking Point by Michael Gardner Rescue One: Breaking Point by Michael Gardner April 19, 2014 4424 words Read a sample
Antonio Baros has invented an engine that can propel a spaceship faster-than-light, but he has no idea if it works.
House Of Consequence by Nienna Luinwe House Of Consequence by Nienna Luinwe April 19, 2014 41932 words Sample 20%
Lost in the revelry of her thoughts, she did not hear the footsteps approaching in the warm sand. A shadow fell over her and she stiffened. She thought she knew who it was because there was only one other person near her, right? Then, a second shadow fell over her and Geneviève knew something was terribly wrong.
On the Hunt: Hyacinth by Elly Green On the Hunt: Hyacinth by Elly Green April 19, 2014 4572 words Read a sample
Erato's Musings: classical mythology for the bedroom. Hyacinth was a young man of Sparta, a prize hunter, and a virgin. Apollo was the sun god, a lover of music and poetry, and a collector of beauty. When their lives crossed, hearts were lost and passion was found. Contains explicit sex between men. Intended for adults.
The List of Five: A Beginning by J. Scott Sharp The List of Five: A Beginning by J. Scott Sharp April 19, 2014 17307 words Sample 10%
When Delvin Lyon wakes with a list of five names in his mind that threatens to tear apart his brain, he thinks that is the most frightened he has ever been. But when he meets a strange couple own the local carnival, he is sure that they are the cause of the list of names and the visions and dreams he is having. Now he must protect those he cares about most, because The List may be the end of all
Cult Classics for the Modern Cult by Michelle Browne Cult Classics for the Modern Cult by Michelle Browne April 19, 2014 34917 words Read a sample
Ten insane short stories from the B-movie realm fill out this anthology. There's a little violence, some adult (18+) content, and a lot of completely bizarre creatures. Straighten your altar to the dark gods, pop open a can of your favorite mutagen, and hold on tight--there are threats much bigger than Godzilla, and they're coming to a Kindle near you.
Cereal and Other Recipes by Rebecca Morris Cereal and Other Recipes by Rebecca Morris April 19, 2014 12526 words Read a sample
A poor man's cookbook, this book gives you a price list of your own and shows you how to make meals for less. Full of great recipes and biographies this book talks about our current Canadian financial crisis, and the need for the Salvation Army and their food bank. A great little cookbook, the Author hopes will bring funding and donations into local food banks.
Dying by The Poetry Man Dying by The Poetry Man April 19, 2014 348 words Read a sample
I'll keep hangin on I won't let myself Be a victim anymore I don't care If you forgive me You can cause me pain At most, my blood will stain And scab, and it will heal You can't kill me!
Hang by The Poetry Man Hang by The Poetry Man April 19, 2014 243 words Read a sample
I... Don't want to hurt you But I... Don't know how much I can care All I do Is seem to curse you And I... Don't know if that's being fair
Trial 39 by Abraham Lopez Trial 39 by Abraham Lopez April 19, 2014 5552 words Read a sample
A stranger walks into a wolf's den of a bar. The men there are ready to kill him just for the pleasure and thrill of seeing him die. But they quickly realize he is not to be trifled with, and that the title of Stranger could not be more apt. This is an Old West tale with a Sci-Fi twist.
Sector X by Lijah Phoenix Sector X by Lijah Phoenix April 19, 2014 17431 words Read a sample
Daniel Leather lives in Buxton, in a World that has fallen into darkness. Nobody knows what happened or how, but in a few years everything changed. When Daniel meets the mysterious man who travels between cities, killing as he goes, he follows him. He soon learns that his life, his family, and everything he knows is a lie.