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Upside Down by Margaret Chatwin Upside Down by June 28, 2017 931 words Sample 50%
She's finally ready to re-enter the dating world. Or is she?
A Problem Shared - Volume One: Ten Writing Dilemmas answered by Jane Wenham-Jones by Jane Wenham-Jones A Problem Shared - Volume One: Ten Writing Dilemmas answered by Jane Wenham-Jones by June 28, 2017 10576 words Read a sample
Jane Wenham-Jones - agony aunt for Writing Magazine - gives advice on literary queries, writing worries and the obstacles faced by anyone hoping to be published.
Balling the White Housewife by Richard Sohard Balling the White Housewife by June 28, 2017 1561 words Read a sample
Richard Deejays many parties where a great amount of women come up to him asking for requests. After doing this job for so long, he usually knows when one of those woman is on the make.
Lover's Knot by Karen Chance Lover's Knot by June 28, 2017 45764 words Read a sample
One of the most powerful vampires alive has gone missing, which is fine with Dorina Basarab. As a dhampir, her job is killing vampires, not saving them. But then the man sent to find the missing vamp also goes missing, and she finds herself on a rescue with a flood of long forgotten memories playing out in her head. What are they trying to tell her? And can she figure it out before it's too late?
Vacant Chairs by Linda Blagdon Vacant Chairs by June 28, 2017 11099 words Sample 10%
Sixty-Eight poems from native Newfoundlander Linda Blagdon that highlight both the struggles and joys of growing up in Newfoundland. These poems reflect on the nature of family and friends, based on Blagdon's own experience or stories passed down via the Newfoundland oral tradition.
Maniac's Mirror by antim abhay Maniac's Mirror by June 28, 2017 17849 words Read a sample
fantasy tale, songs, surrealism
Outlaw Mountain by G R Matthews Outlaw Mountain by June 28, 2017 10284 words Read a sample
In the south of the Empire, Outlaws plague a small village. Gang, master of the hammer, and Liu, master of the axe, are sent to their aid, but word of a Dragon in the mountains might mean it is more than even they can handle. Outlaw Mountain is a short story set in the world of The Forbidden List - The Stone Road, The Blue Mountain, The Red Plains.
The Replacement Princess by Katy Haye The Replacement Princess by June 28, 2017 7732 words Read a sample
Queen Elizabeth I never ruled. England and Scotland never unified. It's 1841 and the two nations are once more at war. If 16-year-old English Princess Myrtle marries Scottish Prince James she can seal a truce. But the slightest misstep could throw the two countries back into war ... This glorious fusion of steampunk and alternate history introduces readers to the world of The Clockwork War.
The Silence by Tahira Iqbal The Silence by June 28, 2017 6326 words Read a sample
Bodyguard Quinn's latest client is a haunting Miami beauty who hasn't spoken since surviving a terrifying kidnap ordeal. When their attraction to one another heats up, Quinn has to keep both Lara and their growing relationship safe. The Silence features graphic scenes of sex, adult language and sustained peril.
Scorpion-Man I: Part V by Lowick Lowell Scorpion-Man I: Part V by June 28, 2017 9324 words Sample 10%
The Fantastic-men begin their battle against Naturo… The Fantastic-men battle against Naturo and the Fraternity members… Members of the Fantastic-men matched with those of the Fraternity in battles… The Fantastic-men finally defeat the Fraternity and its members…
Amori consapevoli by Andrea Cesaretti Amori consapevoli by June 28, 2017 23081 words Read a sample
Perché desideriamo formare un legame stabile, formalizzare quel legame con un contratto di matrimonio, sognare che quel legame sarà romantico e che il nostro partner mai e poi mai sarà sfiorato dal pensiero di accoppiarsi con un’altra persona? Perché permettiamo al mostro dagli occhi verdi di tormentarci e soffriamo la paura dell’abbandono?
The Governor Dreams a Fiend (Part 4) by Porphyro The Governor Dreams a Fiend (Part 4) by June 28, 2017 Read a sample
The Newly-Elected Governor is no good at his job! Oh no! Luckily, a little dream demon gladly volunteers to help him along. Together, they’re SURELY capable of imagining a better future. …right? Well, at the very least, they’re surely capable of imagining a spOoOoOoKier one. BOO! ACHEW! (Part 4 of 4 due to draconian data limits.)
The Governor Dreams a Fiend (Part 3) by Porphyro The Governor Dreams a Fiend (Part 3) by June 28, 2017 Read a sample
The Newly-Elected Governor is no good at his job! Oh no! Luckily, a little dream demon gladly volunteers to help him along. Together, they’re SURELY capable of imagining a better future. …right? Well, at the very least, they’re surely capable of imagining a spOoOoOoKier one. BOO! ACHEW! (Part 3 of 4 due to draconian data limits.)
Soulhazard, vol.1 by Ivan Popov Soulhazard, vol.1 by June 28, 2017 8204 words Read a sample
The first set of short stories shaping the world after the Question present the three main characters of the series and set the stage for the events to follow.
Water Under The Bridge: A Chilling Psychological Thriller by Britney King Water Under The Bridge: A Chilling Psychological Thriller by June 28, 2017 61422 words
A CHILLING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER As a woman who feels her clock ticking every single moment of the day, former bad girl Kate Anderson is desperate to reinvent herself. So when she sees a handsome stranger walking toward her, she feels it in her bones, there's no time like the present. He's the one. Kate vows to do whatever it takes to have what she wants, even if that something is...
The Governor Dreams a Fiend (Part 2) by Porphyro The Governor Dreams a Fiend (Part 2) by June 28, 2017 Read a sample
The Newly-Elected Governor is no good at his job! Oh no! Luckily, a little dream demon gladly volunteers to help him along. Together, they’re SURELY capable of imagining a better future. …right? Well, at the very least, they’re surely capable of imagining a spOoOoOoKier one. BOO! ACHEW! (Part 2 of 4 due to draconian data limits.)
Записки летчика-испытателя номер один. Сергей Анохин. by Всеволод Иванов Записки летчика-испытателя номер один. Сергей Анохин. by June 28, 2017 7741 words
Первые шаги советской авиации. Летная школа в Крыму на горе Кара-Даг. Чего только не было . С чем только не сталкивались пионеры авиации.
Always and Forever, The Story by Mira Black Always and Forever, The Story by June 28, 2017 2337 words
Depression is hard to overcome, especially when you're only friend doesn't want to help you get better.
Cuppy the Special Cupcake by Kristine Angela Cuppy the Special Cupcake by June 28, 2017 1412 words Sample 20%
Cuppy the Special Cupcake is a child-friendly illustrated adventure about accepting your true self. It is a story about a little cupcake that feels as an outsider. He sets off on a journey and along the way discovers a little girl named Susie who teaches Cuppy just how special he really is.
Comprendre l'amaxophobie by Karol Pignon Comprendre l'amaxophobie by June 28, 2017 5594 words Read a sample
Avez-vous peur de conduire ? Souffrez-vous de maux de tête, de vertiges ou de nausées lorsque vous devez prendre le volant ? Ou encore êtes-vous sujet à un stress insurmontable à l’idée de conduire ou vous êtes tout simplement paralysé(e) ? Peut-être souffrez-vous d'amaxophobie ? « Ama QUOI ???? » me direz-vous ? Oui, vous avez lu : A-M-A-X-O-P-H-O-B-I-E.
Safety Net by Jacobus Kotze Safety Net by June 27, 2017 78715 words Read a sample
Safety Net is a book which must be read by home owners concerned about the safety of their families from violent criminal attack. The book exposes which popular security measures are not effective, as stated by the armed robbers themselves, and yet sold to the public by over eager salesmen. It deals with layered defensive systems and the JKLS System of self-defense perfected by the author.
The Governor Dreams a Fiend by Porphyro The Governor Dreams a Fiend by June 27, 2017 Read a sample
The Newly-Elected Governor is no good at his job! Oh no! Luckily, a little dream demon gladly volunteers to help him along. Together, they’re SURELY capable of imagining a better future. …right? Well, at the very least, they’re surely capable of imagining a spOoOoOoKier one. BOO! ACHEW!
American Hypocrites - Short Series of Graphic Revenge - Politician, Celebrity, Professor & Cop Lives Matter by Mackenzie Stark American Hypocrites - Short Series of Graphic Revenge - Politician, Celebrity, Professor & Cop Lives Matter by June 27, 2017 23225 words
This is what it says it is. This is a short series of graphic revenge. The stories take individual and very real situations that were instigated by those implied and shows what happens when things have gone too far. The people affected have something to say, and something to do. They are there on behalf of themselves and the American people. Nothing is too blunt, bloody or harsh.
Desert Cats. by Von Kambro Desert Cats. by June 27, 2017 1349 words Read a sample
A tale of a twisted killer that claims to be making a confession, but she's a desert cat and they can't be trusted with anything...especially with telling the truth.
The Guy Following Us by John Dodsworth The Guy Following Us by June 27, 2017 2169 words Read a sample
An allegory. What does the guy following them represent?
Nightmares by Charlotte L R Kane Nightmares by June 27, 2017 1408 words Read a sample
John suffers nightmares, Evan waits outside his bedroom ready for them and to comfort him. Male/Male short story. Romance.
The Passenger by Charlotte L R Kane The Passenger by June 27, 2017 2079 words Read a sample
Jenny picks someone up on her way home from work; she may just regret that decision.
Isn't It Obvious by Bill Taylor Isn't It Obvious by June 27, 2017 1939 words Read a sample
God has given me more than enough to occupy myself unendingly with praise and gratefulness for the many blessings He has lavished on my life. This is my preferred daily attitude regardless of circumstances! To write this book I had to depart from the coziness of my normal mindset to share my heart on a matter of importance to me and to others I’m thinking. It’s to the others this book is dedicated
On the Nature of Man by E.L. Heslin On the Nature of Man by June 27, 2017 5996 words Read a sample
The divide between progressive and conservative thought is a very real thing, even physical in nature, based in the way our brains react to stimulus. As thinking creatures, however, it is our duty to overcome our emotional instincts and learn to apply those differences in positive ways in order to build a prosperous future for all mankind.
The Broken Arrow: Eleven Poems by Daniel Hargrove The Broken Arrow: Eleven Poems by June 27, 2017 987 words Read a sample
This book of eleven poems is an attempt to clarify some of the muddy realities of my previous work. I have been seeking a path forward with my life, and I felt I had to find some middle ground with some of the conflicts in my mind. Hopefully you will find it entertaining and enlightening!
Whatever, Man by John Dodsworth Whatever, Man by June 27, 2017 1144 words Read a sample
A short story about two friends who contemplate life, love, and bong tokes.
Confused Memories by Suzy Stewart Dubot Confused Memories by June 27, 2017 2045 words Read a sample
'Are you sure that's what happened? That's not the way I remember it...' Memories are selective, aren't they?
What Difference Does the World Tomorrow Make in the World Today? A Christ-Centered Eschatology by Lance McKinnon What Difference Does the World Tomorrow Make in the World Today? A Christ-Centered Eschatology by June 27, 2017 32152 words Read a sample
A Christ-centered eschatology grounds relevance in the person of Jesus Christ, the true telos and hope of all creation.
Cómo entender la Biblia by Iglesia de Dios Unida una Asociación Internacional Cómo entender la Biblia by June 27, 2017 11293 words Read a sample
La Biblia es el mayor éxito de librería en toda la historia. Aunque millones de personas leen las Sagradas Escrituras, son muchos los que no las entienden. ¿Cómo puede usted llegar a ser uno de los que comprenden realmente este libro? La Biblia misma da la respuesta a esta pregunta.
Revelation 1 - 7 With Angel Commentary by Kim Jensen Revelation 1 - 7 With Angel Commentary by June 27, 2017 5984 words Read a sample
This short book looks at the bible's Book of Revelation chapters 1 - 7. Angels reveal that these chapters show it is possible that 1 percent of the world will be chosen by aliens to become saviors. These saviors come from all paths of life.
Thirst-Chapter 13 by Kae Bell Thirst-Chapter 13 by June 27, 2017 1521 words Read a sample
At a New York farm, the FBI track an escaped convict, only to have a deadly creature disrupt the investigation. In this chapter, Phil and Janet make plans to visit the farm where the manhunt continues,
La Diva by Chris Reynolds La Diva by June 27, 2017 116 words Read a sample
Europee Ragazze Superhero - Moon Queen and The Bee. Avventure a Fumetti - Storie di Supereroi Stupefacenti!
Брызги шампанского by Margarita Dorogozhitska Брызги шампанского by June 27, 2017 6128 words Read a sample
Рождественский детектив, мистика.
Power and Glory by K. P. Walker Power and Glory by June 27, 2017 3239 words Read a sample
Do you know how to pray? Do you know who to pray to? Jesus taught his disciples how to pray. The so-called Lord’s Prayer is not magic so its repetition will avail you nothing. It is actually a profound appeal to God to reveal his nature and to put you in sync with his will. In this short free book this prayer will be parsed so that when you feel the urge to pray you will know to whom, how and why.
World is fair to all by Mansi Karna World is fair to all by June 27, 2017 7921 words Read a sample
A girl has to find a way to establishing a world that enjoys a concrete pattern of logic.
The Surreal Experience of Being in Love by Polly Fly The Surreal Experience of Being in Love by June 27, 2017 1407 words Read a sample
Five minutes that just might change or reinforce your perception of love. My contention in this short story is that love is the only accessible human reality available to us in this concrete world, and that all else leads only to the spiritual death that is boredom Surrealistic, romantic and poetic, this story transforms our world into an illusion that only lovers see through. ~1300 words, 18+.
17 Tips on Selecting a Narrator for Your Audiobook: Insider's Guide to Choosing a Narrator You'll Be Thrilled With! by Becky Parker Geist 17 Tips on Selecting a Narrator for Your Audiobook: Insider's Guide to Choosing a Narrator You'll Be Thrilled With! by June 27, 2017 3305 words Sample 20%
If you're planning on hiring a professional to narrate your audio book, then this guide is for you. Nothing is more critical to the success of your audiobook than the selection of the Narrator who will bring your story to life! These tips will help you find the right actor to read your audiobook and help you soar to the top of your listeners' lists of favorites.
The Void by Prakash Hegade The Void by June 26, 2017 5827 words Read a sample
We all live with voids. A lot of. Void is emptiness. Void is nothingness. Void is eternal. If there is anything that can occupy infinity, then it is void. Void is ever lasting, replacing in its forms.
Sit On Your Own Chair by Upul Nishantha Gamage Sit On Your Own Chair by June 26, 2017 7571 words Read a sample
there is something impossible for another person to do for us, which is giving peaceful joy. Nobody can give us peaceful joy. It cannot be passed around from hand to hand or head to head. Peaceful joy is something that cannot be given or taken but to be emerged within. If a person has the need, he/she can make it crops up within.
Estrategias de las PYMES rurales en el contexto de la globalización. Estudio de caso: Ecuador by Diego Hidalgo Estrategias de las PYMES rurales en el contexto de la globalización. Estudio de caso: Ecuador by June 26, 2017 15806 words Read a sample
En este ensayo, se explora la situación del sector agrícola mundial y del Ecuador en particular y se proponen estrategias para la formación de microempresas rentables y que sean sustentables en el tiempo.
Betrayal of Eralavict: Episode 5: The Suits by DhNAi Divine Betrayal of Eralavict: Episode 5: The Suits by June 26, 2017 2757 words Read a sample
In this final episode of segment 1, Khezzy is faced with the Suits. A government organization that lives behind the veil. The city where Khezzy comes from have tasted the Suits in small doses, enough to have slight familiarity with them, but never truly know them. For Khezzy, that was all about to change.
Betrayal of Eralavict: Episode 4: Kharver Dip by DhNAi Divine Betrayal of Eralavict: Episode 4: Kharver Dip by June 26, 2017 9615 words Read a sample
Kharver Dip. A location shrouded in mystery and cloaked in the shadow. After much time of abandonment any creature could have stopped by and taken up residence. A benevolent being or a malicious one. Sounds like good Saturday in the making to Khezzy.
Trust Jesus - Do We? by Bill Taylor Trust Jesus - Do We? by June 26, 2017 2621 words Read a sample
Following Jesus and trusting Jesus can be two different things. While seemingly inseparable in our walk with the Lord, our flesh often quivers when the circumstances of life aren’t as we would like them to be. We tend to want to grab the steering wheel when the road gets rough. When we do so, we fail to realize, those bumps we are experiencing may have a divine purpose the exceeds our comfort.
Free Mandala Coloring book by Ahmed Zayed Free Mandala Coloring book by June 26, 2017 148 words Read a sample
It is a free mandala coloring book will help you to relax and enjoy your free time
Betrayal of Eralavict: Episode 3: Bomb Dinner: Kaboom! by DhNAi Divine Betrayal of Eralavict: Episode 3: Bomb Dinner: Kaboom! by June 26, 2017 6329 words Read a sample
Love is in the air. Khezzy is elated, but afraid. Her parents will overreact and throw their hands up like they don't care. And when they're done, on the floor is where Khezzy will be laid. Let the good times roll.