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Letters in Red by Bruce McDonough Letters in Red by May 20, 2017 78923 words Sample 15%
A private detective and a world class assassin are blackmailed into hunting a serial killer after a wealthy man’s daughter is found murdered. All the while dodging the official investigation with the help of friends and colleagues only to find out there are deeper reasoning’s that lead them down that particular path.
Antología de Vampiros by Martha Molina Antología de Vampiros by May 20, 2017 13070 words Read a sample
Ocho relatos inolvidables que te llevarán desde el misterio hasta el romance. +18 años.
Les amants maudits by Pretorya Davis Les amants maudits by May 20, 2017 3773 words Read a sample
Il est sorcier et elle c'est une fille de l'eau. Deux mondes les séparent et pourtant, ils vivent un amour démesuré et surtout interdit qui les conduira à la damnation. Kalé et Nélia devront faire un choix : renier leur amour pour rester en vie ou alors s’aimer au-delà de la mort.
Knowledge and the Reality of Existence by Sha'Ra On WindWalker Knowledge and the Reality of Existence by May 20, 2017 12844 words Read a sample
Who knows but some of the ideas in the books may get you inspired to do that thing you always wanted to do, even if this comes in a very small way, to make your corner of this world a better place to be in. Who knows but you may realize your little corner is a really nice place to be in after all. It's all about life, if at times expressing life "outside the box" as the saying goes.
The Artist by Kay Gee The Artist by May 20, 2017 4854 words Read a sample
'Bennett Clay?' she asked him, keeping her voice steady despite the nerves she felt at being in this confined space. ‘You here to save my soul?' he mocked.
Crusher vs The Empire by Mike Palecek Crusher vs The Empire by May 20, 2017 150050 words Read a sample
Turn the other way today and join the revolution. Come along with the young residents of a Twin Cities group home as they go way against the grain. No money, no hope, no health care, no job security - they know why. And one day they decide they’re not going to take it any longer. Basta. They organize the CRUSHER rebellion, Geronimo’s Revenge. Because it’s about time somebody did.
عش  صغير by Dalia Mohamed Reda عش صغير by May 20, 2017 354 words Read a sample
عش صغير .... قصة قصيرة بقلم داليا محمد رضا فازت تلك القصة بمسابقة "قصص على الهواء" وهى مسابقة للقصة القصيرة تجريها إذاعة بي بي سي إكسترا بالتعاون مع مجلة العربي. والقصة الفائزة تبث على هواء بي بي سي، وتنشر على موقع بي بي سي الالكتروني كما تنشر على صفحات مجلة الغربى
Unbound #1 by Rosalie Banks Unbound #1 by May 20, 2017 2806 words Read a sample
UNBOUND is the story of Alan the incubus who returned to New York City after escaping eternal banishment to find his soulmate Leila again for ravishment and diabolic betrothment.
ما آلت الحياة إليه by lily haddadin ما آلت الحياة إليه by May 20, 2017 319 words Sample 25%
قصة قصيرة عن طفل يتيم لا مأوى له
Dani's Shorts 6 by Dani J Caile Dani's Shorts 6 by May 20, 2017 24860 words Read a sample
This collection includes all the Iron Writer Weekend Quickies and challenges Dani J Caile wrote up, from Challenge 131/Weekend Quickie 139 onwards, all the way to the 2016 Annual Final (Challenge 179, October 2016).
The Cheating Wives Club: Tabitha by Candace Mia The Cheating Wives Club: Tabitha by May 20, 2017 909 words Read a sample
In this series, a group of married women meet and tell their tales of infidelity.
The Catholic Digital News 2017-05-20 (Special Issue: Pope Francis at Fatima) by The Catholic Digital News The Catholic Digital News 2017-05-20 (Special Issue: Pope Francis at Fatima) by May 20, 2017 62033 words Read a sample
The Catholic Digital News gathers the week's most important news stories involving the Catholic Church and publishes them within a single digital volume. Each edition is beautifully formatted with full-color images and features world, national, and Vatican news, plus opinion pieces, entertainment reviews, and daily Mass readings. This issue covers the events of the week ending May 20, 2017.
Laid By the Patient’s Son by Gabriella Vitale Laid By the Patient’s Son by May 20, 2017 1550 words Read a sample
Loretta is the chief administrator at an old folks rest home where her work can be fulfilling and rewarding. The times that bother her are the complaints she hears from all the older residents, as well as from their pain in the ass relatives. The times she loves are when some of those same relatives are not pains in the ass, but compliment paying, good looking gentlemen.
4 Hours Interview In Hell by Onyechuku Aghawenu Ph.D 4 Hours Interview In Hell by May 20, 2017 9691 words Sample 20%
"Friends, life is full of experience and what we call a story today was our yesterday's experience. My story is about my four hour experience beside the bank of hell. I saw this tragic vision thirteen years ago. Please, I don't want to sound proud, but in every which way and in any place ever. I always leave sorrows and tears in the faces of the creams of my listeners anytime this story is told
Theracomics #0 - The First Step In! by Blue Monkey Studio Theracomics #0 - The First Step In! by May 20, 2017 2536 words Read a sample
Theracomics use the many advantages of comics to teach social and emotional skills to kids. Being both visual and verbal they quickly present social situations from several points of view, inviting readers to develop perspective and understanding.
Le gardien de ses rêves by Pretorya Davis Le gardien de ses rêves by May 20, 2017 3103 words Read a sample
Il était là cette nuit tragique où tout a commencé pour elle ; il était encore là la nuit où elle a passé sa première épreuve ; maintenant il est là pour la protéger dans ses rêves. À chaque fois qu'elle s'endort, elle risque la mort. Il est le seul qui puisse la garder en vie. Il est le seul gardien de ses rêves. Nouvelle
Princesse d'un soir by Pretorya Davis Princesse d'un soir by May 20, 2017 2735 words Read a sample
Elle l'a souhaité du plus profond de son cœur. Son vœu va être exaucé. Ce soir, Sally va devenir une femme dans les bras du prince. Nouvelle
Dangerous Ideas in Planning: Essays in Honour of Tom Fookes by Prue Taylor Dangerous Ideas in Planning: Essays in Honour of Tom Fookes by May 20, 2017 65371 words Read a sample
This collection of essays is a tribute to the life and work of Tom Fookes.
15-Minute Summary: The Natural Holiness of Jesus by Joshua Nickel 15-Minute Summary: The Natural Holiness of Jesus by May 20, 2017 2168 words Read a sample
Jesus Christ lived a life designed to help you live yours. With Him you can do anything. Without Him you don’t even know how to be human. Learn from Jesus how to be human, and you will find that He has also made you holy.
5 Proven Way To Make Money With SEO by J.D Evies 5 Proven Way To Make Money With SEO by May 20, 2017 1399 words Read a sample
Find out ways to realistically monetize your site. I'll show you five methods to monetize your site once they're ranking. These methods are proven to work and easy to implement.
Con's Dames and G-Men: Anthology 2017 by Stab In The Dark Writers Con's Dames and G-Men: Anthology 2017 by May 19, 2017 36771 words Read a sample
A collection of Hard Boiled, Golden Age and Noir inspired crime shorts by eight of today's top Indie's
AI Civil Rights: Addressing Artificial Intelligence and Robot Rights by Jason P Doherty AI Civil Rights: Addressing Artificial Intelligence and Robot Rights by May 19, 2017 5193 words Read a sample
Should artificial intelligence be granted civil rights? Is an AI civil rights movement on the horizon? Let's explore the possibilities of granting or denying artificial intelligence the rights enjoyed by US citizens. Decide for yourself if AI should be considered 'people', and whether or not they should be granted their own rights.
A Smooch to the Moon: The Saga Of Untold Romance by Gyan Prakash Tripathi A Smooch to the Moon: The Saga Of Untold Romance by May 19, 2017 31215 words Sample 20%
The writer has tried to portrait the devine love which is beyond the skirts of time. A Smooch To The Moon is a novel illustrating the divine and true love story of a famous social activist and a famous businessman.
Teaching Daphne by Ivana Shaft Teaching Daphne by May 19, 2017 6430 words Read a sample
Untouched Daphne made a pact with her friends to get her cherry popped over the college break, and she has no idea how to find a proper candidate for the job. But she’s barely unpacked when opportunity comes knocking to take it hard and unprotected from a forbidden familiar face! **This sexy tale involves older men/younger women (May/December) pairs, the age gap a bonus to these hot coeds!**
Purloining My Home by Mario V. Farina Purloining My Home by May 19, 2017 2003 words Read a sample
I was a retired English teacher living in Londontown. One day I began getting intimidating letters from an unknown sender. They demanded I move or face being killed with a bomb left over from World War II days. My friend, Emma, came to my emotional aid but became angry with me when I hinted that she might be the author of the letters. This story reveals who it actually was and what happened.
Breath of a Dragon by Luis Greer Breath of a Dragon by May 19, 2017 35087 words Read a sample
A collection of poems and short stories exploring my understanding of life, love and loss. Inspired by my death in July of 2016 and the events surrounding that time.
Meet Me For Dinner by Phil Olson Meet Me For Dinner by May 19, 2017 851 words Read a sample
A flash fiction story about a man whose love and hatred for one gorgeous woman intertwine to confuse his emotions.
Jepaul by Katy Winter Jepaul by May 19, 2017 217615 words Read a sample
Who is this child called Jepaul and why are his looks so different? Was his being found simply chance, or fate? He has to face ordeals of fire, water, earth and air, but he can’t do it alone. He has powerful allies in the form of the Elementals of the world called Shalah. All bring him closer to the frightening truth of who he really is and the knowledge that the fate of a world depends on him.
The Returning Hero by T J Kinsella The Returning Hero by May 19, 2017 3432 words Read a sample
After years of war, Earth's greatest hero, Major 'Flack' Baxter, is returning home. As president of the United Colonies, Chancellor Lorrimer, has the honour of being the first person to welcome back. Unfortunately, Lorrimer soon discovers, that meeting your hero in the flesh, is not all it’s cracked up to be…
Pensamientos de Poder: Reflexiones que cambiarán tu vida by Dr. Hugo Méndez Chávez Pensamientos de Poder: Reflexiones que cambiarán tu vida by May 19, 2017 13217 words Read a sample
Somos lo que pensamos. Lo importante no es lo que nos sucede, sino la interpretación que damos a lo que nos ocurre. El libro que tienes en tus manos contiene, como su nombre lo indica, pensamientos de poder que serán una herramienta para hacer que tu dialogo interno y, por lo tanto, tus pensamientos sean más positivos y te sirvan como apoyo al logro de tus objetivos de vida.
Telepathy: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon Telepathy: An Essay by May 19, 2017 3675 words Read a sample
The case for and against telepathy. We uphold it as reasonable. It's expedient to accept it as a precaution. Eyewitnesses confirm it. Proofs against it do not exist. A malevolent spirit could obfuscate the matter to persuade both sceptic and believer of their opinions to the detriment of human happiness and virtue. Evil encourages both atheism and the occult to afflict mankind.
Spiritual Embarrassments by A. B. Doungméné Spiritual Embarrassments by May 19, 2017 31441 words Sample 20%
Spiritual Embarrassments unveils the invisible world with due art and caution. Evils spirits never leave their victims easily; only with strong faith in battles will the heroes overcome the kingdom of darkness. Suspense and good mood await the reader however!
Masterpiece by Circuit Static Masterpiece by May 19, 2017 4053 words Sample 30%
Have you ever seen that well kept, well mannered person at church who sits in the back and doesn't say a word? Have you ever wondered what thoughts go through his head, and what they may mean for you? Spend a couple weeks with Simon and find out, it may just save your life someday.
Her Aunt's Guy 4 by Gina Candy Her Aunt's Guy 4 by May 19, 2017 894 words Read a sample
Kindy goes to live with her Aunt and Michigan. Her aunt lives with a really good looking guy, and her aunt works nights.
Timi and the Honest Fat Rat by Don Vin Timi and the Honest Fat Rat by May 19, 2017 1141 words Read a sample
The beautiful tale, Timi and the Honest Fat Rat, teaches the kid the invaluable virtues of honesty and friendship. In this interesting story, the fat rat sneaks into Timi's room and makes away with two slices of bread. The hungry Timi begins to search for his bread. Follow the story to learn how the two become friends and their good friendship.
The Ninth Vishnu by Samaka The Ninth Vishnu by May 19, 2017 3701 words Read a sample
A rich South-Indian boy, Anandatirtha, a perfect History-Geek, finds something fishy about the ninth avatar of Vishnu and starts researching... A young man invades his house and throws him out of his own city. The young man is on a deadly mission... Can Anandatirtha Stop Him?, Will he?
Grace and Flair: A Sample of Hồ Xuân Hương's Poetry by Khoa Ngô Grace and Flair: A Sample of Hồ Xuân Hương's Poetry by May 19, 2017 10758 words Read a sample
This free book contains a sample of the famous Vietnamese poetess Hồ Xuân Hương's poetry, including the English translations of thirty-three out of the sixty-one Nôm poems extracted from my other book titled "Grace and Flair: Three Vietnamese Poetesses." The poems included here serve as a brief introduction to Hồ Xuân Hương's daring, defiant poetry filled with double entendres and clever wordplay.
Close To home, Close To Me by Lyndsay Licke Close To home, Close To Me by May 19, 2017 4418 words Sample 40%
I knew she was watching me in the shower. It turned me on! From HOT BESTSELLING lesbian taboo erotica author Lyndsay Licke, a SORDID tale of lust and steamy lesbian sex that'll melt your kindle! I may be untouched and innocent but I am so gay for the woman of the house
17+ by Suzy Stewart Dubot 17+ by May 19, 2017 1085 words Read a sample
There is a reason films are rated. Certain films are not recommended for anyone under 17.
Sully In The Golden Pool ~ You Fool No Rule ( And Fall Far From Your Footstool) by Barbara M Schwarz Sully In The Golden Pool ~ You Fool No Rule ( And Fall Far From Your Footstool) by May 19, 2017 2136 words Read a sample
The Golden Rule, we kept quite cool : when dropped into a pool, we never quite found the fool (who tried to use a fairy as a footstool). And a frog, still as a log, jumped back into the bog.
Blood Trust by Roderick Gladwish Blood Trust by May 19, 2017 2545 words Read a sample
There is a secret in a convent in the East End of 1920s London and novice nun Mary is going to find out what it is. If only continual praying would stop driving nails into her head.
Her Aunt's Guy 3 by Gina Candy Her Aunt's Guy 3 by May 19, 2017 929 words Read a sample
Kindy goes to live with her Aunt and Michigan. Her aunt lives with a really good looking guy, and her aunt works nights.
Soul Price by Roderick Gladwish Soul Price by May 19, 2017 3161 words Read a sample
In 1920's London Victoria's hedonistic lifestyle has caught up with her in more ways than one. Lives will be lost, souls destroyed and surviving maybe the worst things she's ever done.
Colliding Galaxies by Philip Bosshardt Colliding Galaxies by May 19, 2017 119215 words Read a sample
When galaxies collide, nothing happens for a long time. That’s because galaxies are mostly empty space. Yet when galaxies collide, strange, violent things do occur, given time. Dust clouds collapse. Matter is compressed. Before you know it, things ignite. A star lights. Words are like that too… aquadapts, atomgrabbers, archeologists, Colliding Galaxies has something for everyone.
Свині by Олександр Дмитровський Свині by May 19, 2017 53 words Read a sample
Збірка україномовного сплеттерпанку.
The River by Steven Bevell The River by May 19, 2017 578 words Read a sample
Pedro is a man who survived the crash, but ended up stranded in the desert. For days he travels. The sun cooks him during the day and at night the winds chill his bones. He is crawling by the time he sees a running river of clear water. And then he sees the guard.
Scandinavia on the Skids: The Failure of Social Democracy by ron ridenour Scandinavia on the Skids: The Failure of Social Democracy by May 19, 2017 22863 words Read a sample
There is a good deal of misunderstanding what socialism and social democracy are. My objective here is to correct these misunderstandings, and point to a direction that would eliminate poverty and inequality, which free market globalization assures. My background helps: reporter, author of nine books published in English, Danish, German, and Tamil. I have lived in Scandinavia for three decades, th
The New Client by Troim Kryzl The New Client by May 18, 2017 19577 words Read a sample
A year in the life of Zarah Zavaro, client acquisition operator at 1kYears Ltd, an exclusive IT service provider headquartered in the Mehut Metropolitan Area, continental location to be guessed. Science Fiction, remote respectively near or even imminent future type of.
Clarity - Clarity - "I AM" by May 18, 2017 3131 words Read a sample
Why is it throughout the ages that God’s people have tended to be the last to embrace God's sovereignty as their reality! Our reluctance to jump in the deep end seems truly strange seeing as that is exactly where our security resides. No doubt we say it and think it, but do we actually believe it? Perhaps "CLARITY" will help us see the "God desired" advantages in walking with Him in all his glory!
12 Islands: Episode One: Get the Girl by Eric Scott Johnston 12 Islands: Episode One: Get the Girl by May 18, 2017 15775 words Sample 7%
After the secretive Ablative Dynamics Corporation brings a comet close to earth to harvest its water, everything goes wrong but no one knows why. A group of survivors must piece together the mystery or risk losing all that's left of earth: 12 Islands.