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Bliss by Heidi Belleau Bliss by Heidi Belleau Sep. 02, 2014 $6.99 76969 words Sample 15%
If it seems too good to be true, that’s because it is. Tate is fitted with a behavior-modifying chip that leaves him unable to disobey orders—any orders, no matter how dehumanizing. Worse, the chip prevents him from telling Rory, the one man in all of Beulah who might care about him, the truth: in a country without prisons, Tate is locked inside his own mind.
Not Fade Away by SE Jakes Not Fade Away by SE Jakes Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 10731 words Sample 20%
Ever since superspy Cillian moved into Prophet’s building, their game of Steal the Couch has been funny to Prophet, but a thorn in Tom’s side. Then Prophet gets bored one night during an ice storm and insists on playing another simple game with Tom: Truth or Dare. In exchange for one of Prophet’s truths, Tom steals the couch one last time.
The Phasieland Fairy Tales - 3 by Michael Raduga The Phasieland Fairy Tales - 3 by Michael Raduga Sep. 02, 2014 $1.99 31 words Sample 50%
How to Become a Superhero and Make Up with any Girl
Notebook of Secrets by Tia Rain Notebook of Secrets by Tia Rain Sep. 02, 2014 $1.49 4743 words Sample 20%
When her professor informs the young, shy and submissive student that he needs to speak with her alone in his office about her current class behavior, she soon discovers that the secrets in her notebook, about her sexually charged fantasies with her creative writing professor aren’t so much secret anymore, her fantasies become hardcore reality!
Untold Truth by K S NAIR Untold Truth by K S NAIR Sep. 02, 2014 You set the price! 2555 words
Not always true statement can be expressed by words. Explore the story of a couple and guess what caused them to repent in their lifetimes.
Any Given Sunday by Mari Carr Any Given Sunday by Mari Carr Sep. 02, 2014 $3.99 52455 words Sample 20%
When an opportunity arises to explore their deep desires, Sean, Chad and Lauren plunge into a sex-filled, emotionally charged ménage. Long-buried feelings are revealed, changing their lives irrevocably. Whether for better or worse, only they can decide.
Saturday Night Special by Mari Carr Saturday Night Special by Mari Carr Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 42349 words Sample 20%
What do you get when you cross a gold-digging stripper, a down-on-her-luck hooker, an estranged husband, his knocked-up wife, a Wayne Newton lookalike taxi driver and one beleaguered Baltimore cop? A typical night in the life of Riley Collins—Vegas style. Once again, it’s Aaron to the rescue. No surprise; Aaron’s been watching Riley’s ass forever—and he’s wanted to spank it for even longer.
Chasing Midnight by Shyloh and Alex Morgan Chasing Midnight by Shyloh and Alex Morgan Sep. 02, 2014 $7.99 193597 words Sample 5%
Quinn Mason is a young Southern gentleman. Perhaps, gentleman is a stretch for how he lived his earlier years. He was the kid whose life seemed charmed, a popular athlete in high school who won a full scholarship. Life was on track for him until the death of his parents. In one terrible moment, Quinn went from having everything being everything for his young siblings. He left college, and used the
Friday I'm in Love by Mari Carr Friday I'm in Love by Mari Carr Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 41188 words Sample 20%
When Natalie comes to stay with the Collins family for a week, Ewan decides it’s time to make his move in a serious way. When Ewan proposes to help her “get a life”—seven lessons in seven days—she figures, what the hell does she have to lose? Ewan’s plans include tequila shots, fishing, karaoke…and other, more erotic hands-on demonstrations.
Abduction! by Richard Francis Abduction! by Richard Francis Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 9464 words Sample 15%
A fast paced action packed adventure where our reluctant hero is abducted by 'aliens', how he uses his Recce (SAS) training to overcome tremendous odds and how he finds absolution.
Sweet Thursday by Mari Carr Sweet Thursday by Mari Carr Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 43459 words Sample 20%
In high school, Lily was too shy to do anything about her feelings for her best friends, Justin and Killian. Now she’s ready to put to rest her regrets with a proposal that might shock even her oversexed friends—the three of them, together, one night, multiple positions.
Making Money In Online Binary Trading (A Beginners Bk II) by Wilson Maiyo Ph.D Making Money In Online Binary Trading (A Beginners Bk II) by Wilson Maiyo Ph.D Sep. 02, 2014 $5.50 15086 words Sample 15%
With Binary Options, you have two possible outcomes; either you are “in the money” or “out of the money.” Being “in the money” means you receive a fixed percentage on your investment, and “out of the money” means you receive no return. On some of binary options platforms, you can receive a small payout percentage if the trade was out of the money.
Mukti endorses no hoax universal health coverage by Marta Galavis Mukti endorses no hoax universal health coverage by Marta Galavis Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 395 words Read a sample
Social health insurance is crucial to providing necessary health care for patients suffering from major catastrophic diseases
49 Secrets of an Elite Matchmaker by Trudy Gilbert 49 Secrets of an Elite Matchmaker by Trudy Gilbert Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 30179 words Sample 8%
Trudy Gilbert is the wise and with-it big sister you wish you had – full of great dating advice, a wealth of entertaining stories and she’ll tell you like it is. As owner and founder of Elite Introductions, a dating agency for executives and entrepreneurs, Trudy is known as Australia’s Millionaire Matchmaker. She has introduced thousands of successful singles and knows what makes a perfect match.
L'amore rende uguali. 69+1 appunti di viaggio tra seduzione, sentimento e passione by Giuseppe Franco, Sr L'amore rende uguali. 69+1 appunti di viaggio tra seduzione, sentimento e passione by Giuseppe Franco, Sr Sep. 02, 2014 $5.24 20836 words Sample 10%
«A tutti capita di essere innamorati nella vita, chi più, chi meno. C'è chi sostiene di esserlo sempre, chi crede di non esserlo o chi fa finta di fuggire. Ma la cosa più affascinante, misteriosa, di questo sentimento è che ci rende uguali.» Ecco, questo libro ti offre facili spunti per scoprire l'affascinante mondo della comunicazione nella coppia, tra sentimento e passione.
Top 40 Annual 2013 by James Masterton Top 40 Annual 2013 by James Masterton Sep. 02, 2014 $6.99 89140 words Sample 20%
The full story of every UK Top 40 hit of the year. Artist by artist and song by song, the hits that defined this most memorable year in pop music. The latest reference book in the acclaimed series for chart fans of all ages - your complete guide to the hits of 2013.
Rapture™ by T.S. Ford Rapture™ by T.S. Ford Sep. 02, 2014 $5.99 88566 words Sample 15%
Tom, is on a night out, his first for a long time. He doesn't expect to fall in love. Who does? And if that love turns out to be the Messiah for a new religion, someone who is capable of transporting him into a surreal world of beauty and murder. What then? Rapture! Created by a Corporation. Controlled by a Religion.
Bellmere Common by Mark Steen Bellmere Common by Mark Steen Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 75272 words Sample 20%
Patrick never knew he had an aunt until he was told she was dead. No one had ever mentioned her. He organises a family trip to sort out the house she has left him. Everything starts off well, but it isn't long before an old sinister family secret rears its demonic head, and his wife’s recurring nightmares turn out to be visions. There is death and destruction all around them.
How to Be a Successful MOOC Student by Maggie Sokolik How to Be a Successful MOOC Student by Maggie Sokolik Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 10794 words Sample 20%
MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX’s most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on enrollments & rate of completion) advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study. Suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English.
The Irminsul by James Smith The Irminsul by James Smith Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 742 words Sample 25%
1642 AD, the beautiful city of Eiropis has plunged into maniacal terror unleashed by Dajer Iris, a cannibalistic horrible creature who has a thousand faces and now is after a thousand human sacrifices. One entity, not far away from Eiropis, has heard their plight. He is half human and half angel- The Irminsul is on his way running. He is carrying something so powerful that Dajer Iris has no idea..
Talk to Me (A Love Story in Any Language) by Pat Simmons Talk to Me (A Love Story in Any Language) by Pat Simmons Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 94751 words Sample 20%
CEO Noel Richardson seems perfect from his looks, degrees and money. He is also deaf as a result of a fireworks explosion. Noel is blind-sighted by a graceful Deaf interpreter. Mackenzie Norton accepts him as he navigates between the hearing and Deaf community. That is until their church has a revival, which includes a healing service. Faith comes by hearing, and whose voice does Noel hear?
The Perfect Corpse by Giles Milton The Perfect Corpse by Giles Milton Sep. 02, 2014 $5.13 88981 words Sample 15%
When the naked corpse of Ferris Clark is found in the Greenland ice, forensic archaeologist Jack Raven is hired to investigate. As Jack unravels the mystery of Ferris Clark’s final hours, he finds himself caught in a race against time. There is a murderer on the loose and Jack alone can stop the killings. But first he must solve the greatest riddle of all. How did Ferris Clark die? And why?
Hellfire's Judgment by Linda L Barton Hellfire's Judgment by Linda L Barton Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 68490 words Sample 20%
Hellfire’s Judgment is now an exciting full-length novel taken from the 2012 short story. A simple trip to the supermarket starts a chain of events that begins with the violent rape of an innocent thirteen-year old girl. This act of violence forces Clay Jefferies to make a difficult decision. If you kill the man who brutally raped your granddaughter, is it murder or justice?
Bethlehem Road: A Guide to Ruth by Michael Whitworth Bethlehem Road: A Guide to Ruth by Michael Whitworth Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 33109 words
Out of the immense moral darkness of the Judges period comes a story of romance, redemption, and hope. The tale of Ruth has inspired countless generations. Naomi and Ruth traveled the Bethlehem Road—one of famine, abandonment, grief, and loss—unaware that the Lord had gone before them to redeem their heartache.
Forget You by Jennifer Snyder Forget You by Jennifer Snyder Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 81195 words Sample 15%
(The fourth novel in the Coldcreek companion series. Can be read as a standalone. Is considered NEW ADULT) A twist of fate will bring them together and then tear them apart, forcing the two to learn there are people in life whom you cherish and pray will never forget you.
Surviving Your Parents' Divorce: Tips for College Students by Don Harting Surviving Your Parents' Divorce: Tips for College Students by Don Harting Sep. 02, 2014 $1.99 3095 words Sample 25%
“I wish I'd had something like this to read in college. Reading it now, 40 years later, the memories and emotions come flooding back. I also look back with more compassion for myself during that time. I was trying to succeed in college and trying to cope with the grief at the same time. No wonder I cried myself to sleep every night for a long while!” -- Margaret Moore, Hallam, Pennsylvania
Daddy's Little Princess by James Masters Daddy's Little Princess by James Masters Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 1121 words Sample 20%
A short ABDL story about a loving daddy and his little baby princess.
Blue Moon for Bombers: a story of love, war and spirit by Jennifer Barraclough Blue Moon for Bombers: a story of love, war and spirit by Jennifer Barraclough Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 31369 words Sample 20%
A novella set in England 2007 with flashbacks to the 1940s. The story of a man coming to terms with his wartime trauma as he nears the end of life is interwoven with a modern-day romance.
Patrick Mesh; The Life And Times by M. L. Kennedy Patrick Mesh; The Life And Times by M. L. Kennedy Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 1967 words Sample 26%
This is a story about the life of Patrick Mesh, a preacher's son gone rogue.
Diva Las Vegas by Stephanie Caffrey Diva Las Vegas by Stephanie Caffrey Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 69464 words Sample 20%
When Las Vegas exotic dancer Raven McShane launches a private detective business, no one takes her seriously. But when a former dancer needs help solving a murder, Raven joins forces with a built bouncer and a smokin' hot Mormon to uncover the killer's identity. She dodges casino thugs, old-money families, and long-buried secrets...but can she stay one step ahead of the killer?
Origin of Angels (Elemental Legacy Book 1) by Christie Rich Origin of Angels (Elemental Legacy Book 1) by Christie Rich Sep. 02, 2014 $3.99 106603 words Sample 20%
A man searches for the woman he loves. A woman fights to survive. As the first male Elemental, Travis must face down forces fae and Order, alike, to find the woman who captured his heart before his enemy. Emily will do anything to save her son, even court evil. She has no chance of seeing the man she loves again, or so she thinks. Good and evil collide in this sequel to Elemental Enmity.
Sins of the Father by Janet Eaves Sins of the Father by Janet Eaves Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 26575 words Sample 20%
Just like the Princess in the classic tale Sleeping Beauty, Aurora’s life doesn’t really begin until her heart is awakened by a handsome struggling artist.
Creating A Love by Crystal Perkins Creating A Love by Crystal Perkins Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 81691 words Sample 20%
The story of Candi Marcus and Owen Griffin. They took a chance on love, but he now he has to face his past and pay back a favor he owes. When Owen has to make a choice, will it cause him to lose the woman he loves forever? Creating their love was easy, but fighting for it is the hardest thing they’ve ever done.
Energy: 104 - I'll use my powers for good…-ish by K.T. Chambers Energy: 104 - I'll use my powers for good…-ish by K.T. Chambers Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 8870 words Sample 20%
To test out of Introduction to Paranormal Scientific Theory, Katie first needs the Professor's permission. Which she, predictably, does not grant. As Katie goes on a frenzied cleaning spree at the garage to cope with her anxiety, Drew steps in to save the day.
Princess of the Light by N. N. Light Princess of the Light by N. N. Light Sep. 02, 2014 $8.99 71698 words Sample 10%
Mary Miller never thought much about destiny until God’s Archangel and Messenger, Gabriel, appears. Gabriel reveals she is destined to vanquish Darkness by spreading the Light and she has a revelation: she is the key. Can she win the battle without losing all she loves?
Falling Down (Rockstar Series #1) by Anne Mercier Falling Down (Rockstar Series #1) by Anne Mercier Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 103949 words Sample 15%
Jesse Kingston, the lead singer of Falling Down, is a tall, dark, and gorgeous temptation I don't want to resist. I'm going to ignore all the warning signs and indulge my fantasies, giving this sexy rocker what he wants and something he won't soon forget--me. Is one time going to be enough? Will one weekend together end up changing this bad boy? Or will it end up changing me?
Small Town Charm, Love & Mystery by Cheryl Norman Small Town Charm, Love & Mystery by Cheryl Norman Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 298268 words Sample 20%
Everyone knows small towns have their own unique charm, that’s why they make fabulous settings for stories! Turquoise Morning Press presents the best of their small town settings—all in one volume, and for one very small town price! Eight fabulous authors share their views of small town charm, love and mystery in this eight book boxed set.
Whirlwind Romance by M.S. Spencer Whirlwind Romance by M.S. Spencer Sep. 02, 2014 $5.99 88997 words Sample 10%
In the aftermath of a hurricane, Lacey Delahaye finds herself marooned on the Gulf coast of Florida with a mysterious man. They are immediately drawn to each other, but before Armand can confess his identity, they are kidnapped and taken far from civilization to a tiny, remarkable island in the western Caribbean.
Edge, Episode Two: Season One by Jamie Magee Edge, Episode Two: Season One by Jamie Magee Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 25882 words Sample 20%
Reveca Beauregard had long ago been dubbed the Queen of Darkness by the dead. To the living she was known as the Pentacle Daughter, the only acknowledged female member of the Pentacle Sons MC, the most lethal biker correlation known to exist. She was rumored to be a witch. That rumor, of course, was true
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic by Anthony Vaver Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic by Anthony Vaver Sep. 02, 2014 $7.99 89694 words Sample 20%
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
Sanctuary Within the Breed by Ryder Dane Sanctuary Within the Breed by Ryder Dane Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 51032 words Sample 20%
Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences. Contains language and actions some may deem offensive. Contains extreme violence. Sexually explicit content. Ménage – MFM. In book one of the Lucifer’s Breed MC: Amelia Selters works for everything she has in her life and soon finds herself in danger of losing it all when her brother shows up. She blames her misfortune on the president of the local chapter.
A Ballad of Wayward Spectres: Day 3 by William B Hill A Ballad of Wayward Spectres: Day 3 by William B Hill Sep. 02, 2014 $1.99 20988 words Sample 20%
The Penultimate Chapter of A Ballad of Wayward Spectres, a contemporary cyberpunk serial novel from William B. Hill.
On the Colorado Trail by Sara Barnard On the Colorado Trail by Sara Barnard Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 6954 words Sample 20%
After a failed attempt at escape that leaves Cactus Flower injured and both of them in danger, can Knocks Down bring himself to trust the soldier, Pale Face Joe? His life depends on it, and his little sister's does, as well!
Beware of Frenemals by Jamie D Dukes Beware of Frenemals by Jamie D Dukes Sep. 02, 2014 $6.99 25236 words Sample 5%
It’s not always easy to spot our enemies—especially when they happen to be our closest friends, or even ourselves! These are the people who former NFL player, Jamie Dukes, identifies as “Frenemals”—family members, friends, and our own inner voice.
Tormented Where Secrets Can Kill! by C F Heller Tormented Where Secrets Can Kill! by C F Heller Sep. 02, 2014 $3.99 96111 words Sample 20%
Megan’s life has always been wickedly packed with secrets. Being the only human in her family, life still seems to be very normal for her. But when Tristan arrives to claim her as his own, things change very quickly. Megan’s life is ripped apart while Tristan shows no control over his inner demons. He’s never going to let Megan forget just how dangerous he really is.
Armed with Power: Shimmertree Chronicles Book 1 by Robyn Oakes Armed with Power: Shimmertree Chronicles Book 1 by Robyn Oakes Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 59450 words Sample 10%
Maybe Laurelin shouldn’t have plucked the magic leaf off the shimmering tree back on Earth. But the angel had been so convincing. Haefen is startled when Laurelin appears right in front of him. He’s on a journey to claim his magical heritage and wield the power of his god. But he won’t get far without his father’s name. You’ll be drawn, with Laurelin, into the magic of Haefen’s world.
Trying Texas by Tera Lynn Childs Trying Texas by Tera Lynn Childs Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 55573 words Sample 15%
Sparks fly when a born-and-raised city girl is sent to the Texas outback to film the pilot episode for a new TV show and she meets a hard-working cowboy who makes her wonder if there might be something to the country life after all.
Echoes in Eternity by Emine Fougner Echoes in Eternity by Emine Fougner Sep. 02, 2014 $3.99 182259 words Sample 10%
Alexander Pella's stellar looks are greater than the angel who fathered him and his business acumen has branded him ruthless with wealth beyond measure. Alex has been searching for his twin soul, Elissa Duncan for centuries, finally locating the woman who rules his heart. She has no memory of their past and love. Journey with the couple whose epic tale of romance is erotic, eternal and enduring.
18 and Wants to Stay: Story 32 of the 18 Collection by Candace Mia 18 and Wants to Stay: Story 32 of the 18 Collection by Candace Mia Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 3427 words Sample 9%
Natasha is and exchange student who wants to live in the United States. There’s nothing she can do about that until she turns 18 and can legally give herself to the right person. And the right person is very willing to take her.
Hometown News by Jnana Hodson Hometown News by Jnana Hodson Sep. 02, 2014 $1.99 78175 words Sample 10%
Although the local newspaper has been central to the identity and life of American cities large and small, few readers know what goes on inside its newsroom. Hometown News takes you behind the scenes as a new generation takes command and brings vision to a mid-American industrial city. But more and more, this colorful team discovers the bottom line battles the deadline. Who wins in the end?