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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.
Christianity of Blasphemy: A New Gnostic Lie by Paul Villanueva Christianity of Blasphemy: A New Gnostic Lie by Paul Villanueva July 27, 2014 10279 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.
The First Periodic Table for Elementary Particles by Richard Lighthouse The First Periodic Table for Elementary Particles by Richard Lighthouse July 27, 2014 2132 words Read a sample
This paper presents a QAM model as the first Periodic Table for Elementary Particles. A 1024-QAM table is presented that graphically displays how all elementary particles are related, similar to the Standard Periodic Table in chemistry. The math that describes QAM is simple and elegant, compared to Yang-Mills theory. The mass gaps line up perfectly with 1024-QAM.
Orco Rosso - A Dark Novel by Alessandro H. Den Orco Rosso - A Dark Novel by Alessandro H. Den July 27, 2014 12293 words Read a sample
In un paese di montagna sperduto alla fine del diciannovesimo secolo, una lunga serie di fatti bizzarri e omicidi sconvolgono per mesi la vita del Borgomastro e della popolazione. L'arrivo di un uomo misterioso, dedito alle arti oscure, riaccenderà ricordi perduti di antiche e inquietanti maledizioni.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921 by Ernest Lycette Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921 by Ernest Lycette July 27, 2014 101903 words Read a sample
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921
Oriental Journey by Maximilian Dubois Oriental Journey by Maximilian Dubois July 27, 2014 26302 words Read a sample
Граф де Грюйер, величайший сыщик Мышиного королевства, и его соратник Марсель оказываются в гареме мышиного султана, где выдают себя за Марселину Сен Жюльен, которую султан вознамерился сделать своей наложницей, и ее дуэнью. От ума и артистических способностей обоих зависит не только жизнь двух смелых мышей (что, если обман раскроется?), но и судьба мышиного королевства.
Bee Whisperer by Joy Bassetti-Kruger Bee Whisperer by Joy Bassetti-Kruger July 27, 2014 3609 words Read a sample
Bee whisperers remove bees without harming them and without a single person being stung during the entire operation. So as Beatrice believes that by saving the bees she will be helping to save the planet, she is aggressive in her approach to anyone that thinks differently. This is why she stormed into Harry's garden that day, when she saw a bee exterminator van parked outside his house.
Der Morgen danach - kostenloses E-Book by Jae Der Morgen danach - kostenloses E-Book by Jae July 27, 2014 12718 words Read a sample
Nachdem ein Blind Date gründlich danebengegangen ist, hat Amanda erst einmal die Nase voll von Frauen. Der spontane Besuch einer Anti-Valentinstags-Party führt zu einer unerwarteten Bekanntschaft. Als sie am nächsten Morgen aufwacht, erwarten sie ein heftiger Kater und eine Überraschung...
Dichterische Freiheit by Vito Volpe Dichterische Freiheit by Vito Volpe July 27, 2014 1993 words Read a sample
"Dichterische Freiheit" ist eine Sammlung von 15 Gedichten (9 deutsche und 6 englische) welche unterschiedliche Themen wie zum Beispiel Freundschaft oder unglückliche Liebe behandeln. Sie sind ihren Themen nach in 3 Kapitel aufgeteilt.
Maddie by Shaun Herbert Maddie by Shaun Herbert July 27, 2014 8567 words Read a sample
A war of attrition between man and machine with a twist (a Short Story worth a read).
Интимный портрет дождя by Olga Koreneva Интимный портрет дождя by Olga Koreneva July 27, 2014 51008 words Read a sample
Эта небольшая книжка – целая вселенная ощущений, здесь идут вперехлест женская непосредственность и страстность, дневниковая задушевность и кокетливая улыбка, здесь – целый мир тончайших переплетений сознательного и подсознательного восприятия окружающей действительности, удивительный космос женского откровения, магия чувственности.
The Trials of Tiah...Riley by Evelyn DeVere The Trials of Tiah...Riley by Evelyn DeVere July 27, 2014 54313 words Read a sample
Follow Tiah in her romantic adventures as she navigates through the pitfalls of her relationships. From spoiled heiresses, to disgruntled divas Tiah has to deal with how to get closer to the incredibly sexy and remote Riley Lytton. She discovers that perhaps she was better off staying with her original friends. At least that might keep the handsome, but crazy Dante Rossi away from her.
WHITE MAGIC by Alexander Ezike WHITE MAGIC by Alexander Ezike July 27, 2014 24041 words Read a sample
Africa has excellently failed to strongly justify its independence or political freedom from the brutish hands of colonial rule and imperial slavery, which emphatically underlines the political immaturity displayed by African leaders, which has precipitated series of corrupt episodes and tragic chapters of violent and gory events. The political ground rules have been brutally raped and abused.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Strontium, Sands Hotel, Con Air, and Sunflower Diaries 35th, Volume 38 by Rod Island Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Strontium, Sands Hotel, Con Air, and Sunflower Diaries 35th, Volume 38 by Rod Island July 26, 2014 37119 words Read a sample
Volume 38 is a continuation of Volume 37. It covers news for 7/26 of 2014. There's a Psychic Manifestation regarding the plane that crashed in a Nevada highway. A Psychic Prediction is regarding the dog named "Doctor" aligning with the statement "Doctor the Unknown" in the previous volume. Another is regarding the Sand Fire in Northern California on 7/26 of 2014.
Evening Rounds by Steelwhisper Evening Rounds by Steelwhisper July 26, 2014 4442 words Read a sample
A glimpse into Adrian Forrester's past at public school, a hazing and caning he tells his lover about. Short vignette of ~1.400 words written for the Goodreads M/M-group's "Love Is Always Write" event.
Nineteen Hopes by Jer Johns Nineteen Hopes by Jer Johns July 26, 2014 4667 words Read a sample
Nineteen Hopes is the first book from Jer Johns' 5-Year Journey. Jer is traveling from place-to-place, meeting people, taking photos, and sharing stories as he goes. Nineteen Hopes is a book of experiences he had and lessons he learned from the first 19 people he stayed with in 13 different cities for the beginning the 5-Year Journey.
Timekeeper by Anton Stark Timekeeper by Anton Stark July 26, 2014 2473 words Read a sample
Tick-tock. The Timekeeper scavenges, in search of remembrance.There was a time when he was no Timekeeper. There was a time when he was a man called Derkan, with a wife and a son. That man died, and the city of Günn along with him. Tick-tock. The Timekeeper scavenges, and remembers. This is a tale about time, about memory, about the end of things. Tick-tock.
Mecca (Cult) Nation (A Compendium of Poetry) by House.rx Mecca (Cult) Nation (A Compendium of Poetry) by House.rx July 26, 2014 30440 words Sample 20%
Mecca (Cult) Nation combines the prior nine books by the same author with additional new material.
I Want to Believe by Jason Wallace I Want to Believe by Jason Wallace July 26, 2014 598 words Read a sample
Have you ever struggled with faith? Have you ever had difficulty believing what you've been told all of your life? Do you feel that you cannot talk to friends and family about doubts, concerns, and questions because they will not understand and will judge and condemn you? I constantly feel like I'm bombarded with the messages of others and their demands that I believe what they believe.
Menthol by Molly Hogan Menthol by Molly Hogan July 26, 2014 5695 words Read a sample
On their way to the new massage parlor in Marin that Mack, a market maker in the UCL pit, told them about, options floor clerks Sal and Slide stop at Slide's parent's house. Slide's kid sister is going to her prom and wants to buy some blow. Warning: graphic and for adults only!
Predator by Pablo Predator by Pablo July 26, 2014 1041 words Read a sample
A young man learns that when you play with fire you can get quickly burned.
The Call by Pablo The Call by Pablo July 26, 2014 1352 words Read a sample
A graduate student learns the hard way the importance of maintaining a good diet and exercise.
SECOND CHANCES by Pablo SECOND CHANCES by Pablo July 26, 2014 913 words Read a sample
A worn out detective attempts to solve a murder whose origins shock him thoroughly.
The Crossing by Anton Stark The Crossing by Anton Stark July 26, 2014 3753 words Read a sample
Cer and Treva haver never seen the sea, before the Crossing. The journey to the shore, guided by the Old Kings across the barren wasteland, will make women and men of the boys and girls of their village, if they can make it back. But the sand they’ll find is awash with more than salt water. The dark, Cer will discover, harbours more than the whispers of the ocean.