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CONVERSAS NO MESSENGER E ALGUNS POEMAS by macaista CONVERSAS NO MESSENGER E ALGUNS POEMAS by Feb. 25, 2017 29792 words Read a sample
Conversas no Messenger entre duas pessoas a reviver um passado de felicidade e um presente toldado por nuvens escuras.
O SAL DA TERRA by macaista O SAL DA TERRA by Feb. 25, 2017 61234 words Sample 5%
Não se existe por existir, há realidades para as quais é necessário abrir a mente e o coração. Deus olha por todos nós e nunca se esquece de nos suster, mesmo quando O julgamos longe e indiferente ao que nos acontece na curta vida que vivemos. Curta, sempre curta, por mais que vivamos.
Ich Schreie Zu Dir by Volker Schunck Ich Schreie Zu Dir by Feb. 24, 2017 2618 words Read a sample
Die Psalmen sind nicht political correct oder gesellschaftlich konform, sondern kommen direkt und ungeschönt aus dem Herzen der Beter. Sie sind vorchristlich, vorhumanistisch, archaisch. “Ich schreie zu Dir!” ist eine Fortsetzung von “Meine Psalmen”. Etliche neue Psalmen sind hinzugekommen.
Perverse by Hiranya Borah Perverse by Feb. 24, 2017 1558 words Read a sample
In my poems, I am trying to portray some contradictions observed by me in human characters in dealing with people in my day to day life. However, characters are fictitious and far from reality.
Colourika-2 – Playgroup by Sachin Saparia Colourika-2 – Playgroup by Feb. 24, 2017 164 words Read a sample
It's a sketchbook for small children.
Colourika-1 – Playgroup by Sachin Saparia Colourika-1 – Playgroup by Feb. 24, 2017 164 words Read a sample
It's a small colourbook for small children.
One Leap Year of Instants (2016) by C M Weller One Leap Year of Instants (2016) by Feb. 24, 2017 160080 words Sample 5%
Throughout 2016, C. M. Weller took prompts from hir readers and turned them into a daily flash fiction for the free enjoyment of any who cared to read it. Collected here are one leap year's worth of instant stories.
The Imperfect Plan by Ed Silva, Jr The Imperfect Plan by Feb. 24, 2017 78016 words Read a sample
Jessica Cardelini wasn't your typical suburbanite. Majoring in Cryptology, she was used to puzzles; however, the biggest puzzle she would face would be her past. After the murder of her Uncle, her life went into disarray.Finding herself in a tug-of-war between the F.B.I and unknown forces, she turns to the only help available,Professor Patrick Robinson. Together they look for clues about her past.
Flagrant Misconduct by E. Clay Flagrant Misconduct by Feb. 24, 2017 29580 words Read a sample
Flagrant Misconduct is based on the true story of one of the greatest high school athletes you never heard of, narrated by his best friend and teammate. It takes place in the late 1970s against the backdrop of school desegregation. The author tastefully addresses the darker side of family relations, race relations, bullying, and the pursuit of absolute dominance in high school sports at any cost.
Shooters, Anyone? by Rori O'Keeffe Shooters, Anyone? by Feb. 24, 2017 728 words Read a sample
Think sexy, think intoxicated, think living without regrets, or, for that matter, having the sense to regret. Five adult poems.
My Name is Elijah by E. Clay My Name is Elijah by Feb. 24, 2017 27126 words Read a sample
This story is a fictionalized account of extraordinary but real events and its impact on an average family. For some, this fast-paced action drama will challenge your belief system; for others, it will affirm your faith. What happens when psychics and prophets both foresee imminent upheaval for your family? Is there hope for escape? Only one man knows the answer. Can you see Christ in the cover?
Some Picnic! by Ian Robinson Some Picnic! by Feb. 24, 2017 96616 words Read a sample
It's a true story about Athena's (my wife) and my picnic business just outside Rosetta in the Midlands of KZN, South Africa. Follows the finding of the property (it wasn't what we had in mind...), setting up the concept for the Gourmet Picnic business, naming the place 'Horizons' (which says 'as far as you can see' and sends a message 'to stretch our guests' expectations'). Selling the business.
Bullies by Mestari Mortenson Bullies by Feb. 24, 2017 1645 words Read a sample
There are real world choices to make, as well as real consequences, in this interactive adventure book for kids. Click on your selection and see where the story takes you. Made to help develop thoughtfulness and empathy in youngsters, without preaching.
Elementals: The Wrath of the Fury by Michelle Madow Elementals: The Wrath of the Fury by Feb. 24, 2017 8075 words Read a sample
*Instructions about how you can get the first full-length book in the bestselling Elementals series for FREE are at the end of this short story!* The Wrath of the Fury is a short story that takes place in the Elementals universe. It can be read before, during, or after the Elementals series.
My Viking Vampire by Krystal Shannan My Viking Vampire by Feb. 24, 2017 89742 words Read a sample
She’ll fight them to the end… …Or die trying.
Zij die hier zijn, zijn van hier by Jef Louisa Versmissen Zij die hier zijn, zijn van hier by Feb. 24, 2017 902 words
'Zij die hier zijn, zijn van hier' is een gedicht naar aanleiding van de tweede editie van 'Reflecties, een tentoonstelling die beeldende kunst van bekende kunstenaars koppelt aan het werk van lokale kunstenaars. Dit gedicht werd gekoppeld aan 'Zij die hier zijn zijn van hier', van Walter Swennen.
Sixfold Fiction Winter 2016 by Sixfold Sixfold Fiction Winter 2016 by Feb. 24, 2017 61519 words Read a sample
Sixfold is an all-writer-voted journal. All writers who upload their manuscripts vote to select the highest-voted $1000 prize-winning manuscripts and all the short stories and poetry published in each issue.
How To Make Money Online by PHILIPPE BILLARD How To Make Money Online by Feb. 24, 2017 1212 words Read a sample
how to make money online explains you how you can create your own online business for free following 3 simple steps: 1 - saving money 2 - following online video courses by digital marketing pros 3 - investing the money you saved in your own online business believe in yourself and make money.
What Must Be Done by Michael Slamon What Must Be Done by Feb. 24, 2017 3913 words Read a sample
A compilation of three short pieces of fiction covering horror, thriller, and medieval fantasy. Witness the actions of a vigilante murderer and his deadly path to justice. Experience the hopelessness of a village when besieged by the undead. Watch the last stand of a captain and his courageous knights as they defend the kingdom against the armies of darkness.
Ready Shooter by Dan Decker Ready Shooter by Feb. 24, 2017 43965 words Read a sample
Morty Donaldson is studying when his roommate Pete bursts into his dorm room chased by undead zombie-like monsters. Barefoot and armed with his shotgun, Morty fights the creatures but quickly learns they cannot be easily killed.
Sharia Law by Faisal Fahim Sharia Law by Feb. 24, 2017 770 words Read a sample
Sharia Law
Swap Meat by Gars Méchant Swap Meat by Feb. 24, 2017 4835 words Read a sample
Laura is nervous about going to Chris and Kandi's home for dinner with her husband, Jim. Chris and Kandi are experienced swingers, but Laura has never been with anyone but her husband. Is she ready to Swap Meat as her husband suggested?
Forgotness: Part 2: Forgotness, Chapter 8: J-Pop by T W G Fraser Forgotness: Part 2: Forgotness, Chapter 8: J-Pop by Feb. 24, 2017 8987 words Read a sample
This is Chapter 8, the last of Part 2: Loch an Eilein again! Come on Eilein. Forgotness: Sea levels have risen 200m, and England is underwater. After the Trident nuclear strikes little of the population is left, struggling to survive on the few hilltops above sea level. Felix is sent north to try to find a way to get to higher ground.
Jules by Kaelia Stevens Jules by Feb. 24, 2017 28299 words Read a sample
War. It doesn’t start with armies or bombs. It doesn’t start with declarations or protests. It doesn’t start with speeches. It starts with one thing. Intent. Jules understands this concept. She intends to kill a cult leader. She intends to undo magic from the past. She intends to get her family home. She intends to start a war.
The Beginner's Guide to Personal Branding by Leslie Friedman The Beginner's Guide to Personal Branding by Feb. 24, 2017 4279 words Read a sample
Curious about personal branding? Know you need to develop a brand, but not sure how to do it? The Beginner's Guide to Personal Branding is the perfect place to start! You'll learn the basics of personal branding (what is it, why it's important) and how to create your own brand. Both entertaining and informative, this short read makes the complicated subject of personal branding simple and enjoyabl
Essay- From Outgoing to Mom by Marie K Essay- From Outgoing to Mom by Feb. 24, 2017 2648 words Read a sample
An ode to my son.
The Sphere: The Phantom of the West Rim by Fandy Adams The Sphere: The Phantom of the West Rim by Feb. 24, 2017 107184 words Read a sample
After he found a black orb, Rey found himself in another world called Spheria, a world where their civilization shaped by magical orb called Sphere. Unexpectedly he involved in a mission to investigate a mysterious incident in the West Rim, a land in the west of Ishtar Kingdom. There he found that the old enemy began to rise and bring the old terror with him.
What If: All You Can Imagine by Karlene Stewart What If: All You Can Imagine by Feb. 24, 2017 7139 words Read a sample
Voltaire told us to "judge a man by his questions, not his answers." We can barely go through life without asking what if about something. We are always questioning, always imagining. While the book takes a bit of a philosophical outlook on things, it also gives light humour that the average person can
Songs from a Suitcase by Leslie Smith Dow Songs from a Suitcase by Feb. 24, 2017 10940 words Sample 10%
Stories and poems of unusual lives, strange occurrences and off-beat travel.
The Life and Times of Alice Maude by Leslie Smith Dow The Life and Times of Alice Maude by Feb. 24, 2017 4691 words Sample 20%
This collection of poems epitomizes the time of innocence before the Great War and after. The setting is bucolic, but underneath, tension bubbles as interlopers of various kinds threaten to change the old ways forever. Will strength bend change to its pleasure?
Diary of Death 1819 by Leslie Smith Dow Diary of Death 1819 by Feb. 24, 2017 39481 words Sample 10%
Did the Third Duke of Richmond become a werewolf? His weird and agonizing death was chronicled by his closest aides, who found themselves powerless to prevent his untimely demise. Their diaries were hushed up by the British authorities to prevent the startling details becoming public. This is the gripping story of the last days of Charles Lennox, the "finest formed man in England."
The Rear View Mirror by Bill Taylor The Rear View Mirror by Feb. 24, 2017 2039 words Read a sample
Following Jesus as His loved disciple has been the most privileged and valued experience of my life. Granted, not the easiest road to travel but since when is easy co-related to value? We increase the difficulty factor exponentially when we walk with one foot in the new and one in the old. Eyes straight ahead is our directive as we immerse ourselves in His graciously imparted "newness"!
Who Hell Me? by milthyswinebuckle Who Hell Me? by Feb. 24, 2017 696 words Read a sample
Some stories just can't be explained... Though this probably isn't one of them!
From Hell by C.O. Amal From Hell by Feb. 24, 2017 21133 words Read a sample
One day or another, all hell break loose. People weren’t known that when they discovered a new naturally occurring tunnel system that they were actually opening a Pandora’s Box. Once the portal appeared, demons started rushing out of hell to our earth, infecting anything they found. Now the world is dead and the world is in the hands of flesh eating monsters.
When Darkness Returns by C.O. Amal When Darkness Returns by Feb. 24, 2017 21106 words Read a sample
Humans are not alone in the universe. There is an advanced civilization living among us who has been migrated from planet mars when a ravaging plague threatened all the living organisms on mars. Mars is a barren wasteland now, but the people of mars haven’t died out. In this apocalyptic earth the plague that once ravaged mars have come to destroy all the living beings.
Aprendizaje y Educación La solución de conflictos La consumación de anhelos. by Luis Humberto Russo Russo, Sr Aprendizaje y Educación La solución de conflictos La consumación de anhelos. by Feb. 24, 2017 61597 words Sample 100%
Observando lo que se nos manifiesta evidente, surge un proceso insoslayable que nos somete y nos provee. Consecuentemente emerge, igualmente evidente, la necesidad que el aprendizaje y la educación del hombre sean constituidos coherentemente con este insoslayable proceso, para solucionar los conflictos y consumar los anhelos construyendo el bienestar general
Ockham was a Scar Collector by Wesley Miller Ockham was a Scar Collector by Feb. 24, 2017 6160 words Sample 20%
Poems written between 2006-2013
Jim en die bom aavaler by Pieter Van Loggerenberg Jim en die bom aavaler by Feb. 24, 2017 2082 words Read a sample
Jim is al een van die Bomeenheid wat weet hoe die aanvaler lyk. Sal hy in tyd die Rebel kan stop ? En wie is die skrywer Sherry ? Sal die sielkindige hom kan help sy verlede onthou lees en vind uit.
Trudging Through 24 by Lynn Achieng Trudging Through 24 by Feb. 24, 2017 32545 words Read a sample
Follow me through the adventures of life from being chased down by a bull to being best friends with a goat as I brave the cold outside world of being a young adult. being broke is still pretty fun.
Quantum by David Petrey Quantum by Feb. 24, 2017 70333 words Read a sample
Søren is on the brink of a major breakthrough; inventing a revolutionary device for creating objects at the atomic level. But he also has a far greater, paradigm-shifting use for his device, unknown to anyone. However he soon has cause for alarm upon realising his work is something best left alone, although the corporation he works for won’t let him stop without endangering those he holds close.
Reflections Of A Sheep - The Series - Book Ten by Bill Taylor Reflections Of A Sheep - The Series - Book Ten by Feb. 24, 2017 2780 words Read a sample
Hi everyone. Spare time for reading is not a luxury all folks have, so with that in mind and a desire to accommodate all, I have re-written my book "Reflections Of A Sheep" into a "Series Format" under the new title, "Reflections Of A Sheep - The Series". The original will remain intact and available as usual. With sincere thanks for your support and blessings to all. Bill Taylor.
Choices: A Collection of Short Stories & Flash Fiction by Clyde Hester Choices: A Collection of Short Stories & Flash Fiction by Feb. 23, 2017 1500 words Read a sample
Three thematically-interconnected tales about choices and how they affect our lives.
ДВА ПОЦЕЛУЯ ИУДЫ Книга вторая: За что ты казнишь меня? by Akim Astrov ДВА ПОЦЕЛУЯ ИУДЫ Книга вторая: За что ты казнишь меня? by Feb. 23, 2017 93131 words Read a sample
«Круг» - тайное общество, объединяющее экстраординарных людей из разных стран. Им вручена обязанность, надзирать и возвращать на путь истинный заблудших, нерадивых пастырей. Во многом благодаря им мир ещё не окунулся в хаос, а человечество не превратилось в примитивные воинствующие стада. Александра одна из них. Враги называют ее «Ангелом Смерти», а соратники «Карающим мечом».
LGBT Erotic Romance Rescued In The Shade (Billionaire Vampires Series Book 1) by Terry Anderson LGBT Erotic Romance Rescued In The Shade (Billionaire Vampires Series Book 1) by Feb. 23, 2017 5753 words Read a sample
A young man who had been kicked out of his home because he was gay, makes his way to a party where he expects to find someone to take him in. He is drugged, but rescued by someone else, and taken to a billionaire's mansion where he revives, and is given the choice of leaving or staying--as the vampire's personal property.
The Thomas Teachings 2017 by ThomasMichael The Thomas Teachings 2017 by Feb. 23, 2017 19705 words Read a sample
A Guide For Modern Day Man/ADAM: True and Real Modern Day Spiritual Warfare
Mysterious Woman by Andre' Mwansa Mysterious Woman by Feb. 23, 2017 1290 words Read a sample
Marcus finds himself a date online. The two plan on meeting and Marcus makes a shocking discovery......
Love of a Hibiscus by Júlio C. Carlos Love of a Hibiscus by Feb. 23, 2017 4639 words Read a sample
Love of a Hibiscus. The forgotten love story of a man that carried the most sincere and deep affection for a woman that was too afraid to risk a happy ending because of the factor distance, being the only one she would surely have, told in the sublime art of poetry. An emotional tale based on a real life experience of the author.
Ellie and the Mushroom Thief by Kate Amedeo Ellie and the Mushroom Thief by Feb. 23, 2017 2093 words Read a sample
Ellie needs blue mushrooms for her favorite recipe - magical mushroom muffins. But who has stolen them? And are dragons real?
Ladrones by Othoniel Ortiz Ladrones by Feb. 23, 2017 7137 words Read a sample
La breve mencion de estos dos amigos fue la base de mi narracion. A pesar de que aparecen como condenados compartiendo el mismo fin del Profeta, confrontados con la eternidad, sus decisions tomaron deferente direcciones.
SPOOk: Alpha by Sean Michael O'Dea SPOOk: Alpha by Feb. 23, 2017 14645 words Read a sample
Monsters exist. Yep, it’s okay. I’ll give you a minute. Better? Awesome. Now let’s talk about a particular government agency with a global and interdimensional reach that combats those monsters. Yes, sir. If it bites, claws, sucks, shrieks, flies, haunts, or curses - you call us. Who are we? We are Supernatural Paranormal Otherworldly Operatives. Better known as S.P.O.O.k.