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Prince of Idiots by Mary Fewko Prince of Idiots by May 25, 2016 Free! 11061 words Read a sample
A late night talk show host is losing ratings. He decides to interview an inmate on death row for multiple homicides. The live interview is a success, bringing his show back to the forefront but the interview has left the host feeling irregular, annoyed, and with a new fear of sleeping...
The Gimlet Eye: Quentaris, Quest of the Lost City Book 3 by James Roy The Gimlet Eye: Quentaris, Quest of the Lost City Book 3 by May 25, 2016 $7.49 43199 words Sample 15%
With the Archon dead, dark forces have come into play in the city of Quentaris. New faces are appearing, familiar ones vanishing, and the horrid Florian has claimed the throne. Then, as Quentaris slips quietly through a vortex into the watery world of the Yarka, Tab Vidler and her friends suddenly realise they are the city’s only hope. Plots, intrigue, magic, mystery, adventure and more!
MYTH WAR: The Gift of Epimetheus by Matthew Snee MYTH WAR: The Gift of Epimetheus by May 25, 2016 Free! 9139 words Read a sample
BEWARE: The Future looms! Who will prevail?? A young former rock star gets more than he bargained for when he steps into the labyrinth of New York City. A serialized story that will blow your mind...
F2m by Hazel Edwards F2m by May 25, 2016 $7.99 66585 words Sample 15%
School-leaver Skye plays guitar in her all-female Chronic Cramps band. Making her name in the punk/indie scene is easier than FTM (female to male) transitioning: from Skye to Finn, from girl to man. Transgender identity is more than injections and surgery, it’s about acceptance. With a little help from her mates and family, Finn is transitioning.
Gamers' Rebellion: Book Three of the Gamers Trilogy by George Ivanoff Gamers' Rebellion: Book Three of the Gamers Trilogy by May 25, 2016 $6.99 45618 words Sample 5%
Tark and Zyra finally make it out into the real world ... but it seems like everyone has an agenda, and Tark and Zyra are to be the pawns in other people’s power games. They discover that kidnapped children have been wired directly into the mainframe. Will Tark and Zyra be able to free the children and save the characters within the game? Or will the Designers’ plans for world domination win out?
Gamers' Challenge: Book Two of the Gamers Trilogy by George Ivanoff Gamers' Challenge: Book Two of the Gamers Trilogy by May 25, 2016 $6.99 38302 words Sample 5%
Book 2 in the Gamers Series For Tark and Zyra, life was literally just a game, controlled by the all-powerful Designers. But then they broke the rules and life got a whole lot more complicated … and deadly. Pursued by a powerful computer virus they must locate the Ultimate Gamer with the help of some unexpected allies, and face their greatest challenge — finding a way out of the game …
Gamers' Quest: Book One of the Gamers Trilogy by George Ivanoff Gamers' Quest: Book One of the Gamers Trilogy by May 25, 2016 $6.99 33669 words Sample 5%
Tark and Zyra are teenaged thieves on a quest. In a world of magic and science, where dragons and mages exist alongside drones and lasers, they endeavour to reach the haven of Designers' Paradise. But their world is not what it appears to be and their haven is about to come under threat of destruction.
The Key to Starveldt by Foz Meadows The Key to Starveldt by May 25, 2016 $7.99 85617 words Sample 5%
The castle of Starveldt is waiting. Having escaped once from Sanguisidera, Solace and her friends travel to the Rookery. Magical and wild, the Rookery tests them all in preparation for the crossing to Starveldt. The threat of Lord Grief continues to grow; old betrayals, lies and secrets boil to the surface. As danger closes in, can they make peace? Or will the the Bloodkin triumph?
The Key to Starveldt by Foz Meadows The Key to Starveldt by May 25, 2016 $7.99 85617 words Sample 5%
The castle of Starveldt is waiting. Having escaped once from Sanguisidera, Solace and her friends travel to the Rookery. Magical and wild, the Rookery tests them all in preparation for the crossing to Starveldt. The threat of Lord Grief continues to grow; old betrayals, lies and secrets boil to the surface. As danger closes in, can they make peace? Or will the the Bloodkin triumph?
Solace and Grief: The Rare Book One by Foz Meadows Solace and Grief: The Rare Book One by May 25, 2016 $7.99 80689 words Sample 5%
Solace Morgan was born a vampire. Raised in foster care, she has always tried to keep her abilities secret, until an eerie encounter with a faceless man prompts her to run away.Solace soon becomes caught up in a strange, more vibrant world than she ever knew existed. But when the mysterious Professor Lukin takes an interest in her friends, she is forced to start asking questions of her own.
Acre by J. K. Swift Acre by May 25, 2016 $2.99 74870 words Sample 20%
It is the twilight of Christendom in the Holy Land. The Hospitaller Knights of Saint John send a young knight to purchase five hundred peasant children from the Alps, the 'Spine of the World'. Pursued across the Mid-Earth Sea, Brother Foulques de Villaret, and his small band of Hospitallers, is about to come face-to-face with the greatest warriors the East has ever known: the Mamluks.
The Equen Queen by Alyssa Brugman The Equen Queen by May 25, 2016 $6.99 30121 words Sample 5%
Sequel to The Spell of Undoing. While moored to a new world Quentaris is approached by another sky-city. The sky-traders on board seem friendly and generous, offering the Quentarans food and gems, but are in fact setting a trap for Quentaris. What are the equens and can they really heal the sick? Despite losing her special powers Tab Vidler must find some answers fast, before all is lost.
Dead Dog in the Still of the Night by Archimede Fusillo Dead Dog in the Still of the Night by May 25, 2016 $7.99 46105 words Sample 5%
In the garage at the back of the family home sits Primo’s father’s pride and joy; a red Fiat 500 Classic. Bambino. It waits amongst the dust motes for Primo’s father to recover, to come out of his paranoia and delusions. It waits and teases, like nothing else can – least of all the demands of everyday life, for things to return to normal. And that isn’t going to happen any time soon . . .
Searching For Immortality by Clay Kessler Searching For Immortality by May 25, 2016 You set the price! 91052 words Sample 30%
Discover immortality's origin as it occurs, while reviewing life, death, heaven and hell scriptural texts chronologically. By delving into the Bible’s original texts, surprising truths about the soul, spirit and resurrections are revealed. Learn how all who have ever lived will have their one chance to accept eternal life. Find out how we belong in the plan of God.
Jamie Brown is NOT Rich by Adam Wallace Jamie Brown is NOT Rich by May 25, 2016 $7.49 16326 words Sample 5%
Jamie Brown and his family have no money. None. Zip. Zilch. Zero. Nada. Nix. Nachos. Then, when a letter from the mysterious Barnaby Von Barnabus arrives, everything changes. The question is ... can the Browns handle their newfound fortune? Only time, and maybe the words in this book, will tell.
Atkins Diet Plans: The Quick and Simple Atkins Diet for Beginners With Tips for Atkins Diet for Rapid Weight Loss Based On Low Carb Foods With High Protein Diet Intake! by Pamela Stevens Atkins Diet Plans: The Quick and Simple Atkins Diet for Beginners With Tips for Atkins Diet for Rapid Weight Loss Based On Low Carb Foods With High Protein Diet Intake! by May 25, 2016 $4.99 5860 words Sample 20%
There is no gain saying the fact that, this sort of eating routine turned out to be exceptionally prominent starting as of late because of the advancement of the ever-well known Atkins Diet Craze. Yes, this diet is exceptionally well known in light of the fact that there is no calorie numbering included, and numerous foods that most individuals love to eat are permitted on the diet.
The Ice-cream Man by Jenny Mounfield The Ice-cream Man by May 25, 2016 $7.49 42748 words Sample 5%
One summer afternoon three boys play a prank on the ice-cream man. This one decision sets into motion a chain of events that will forge a life-long bond, testing each boy as never before. Three boys united by fear and their need for friendship. Three boys united against the ice-cream man.
The Unexpected Submissive-Book One by GJ Cox The Unexpected Submissive-Book One by May 25, 2016 $4.99 127490 words Sample 10%
I, Sebastian Kane, had everything a man could want. Money, Power, Prestige. I thought I was content in life with the occasional submissive to occupy me. Then one night, at the sound of a woman’s laughter, things suddenly changed. Could I, Belle Anderson, who had never been in a relationship in her entire adult life, cede control over my body to a man? Could I become a submissive?
Corralling the Cowboy's Heart by Jamie Adams Corralling the Cowboy's Heart by May 25, 2016 $0.99 23043 words Sample 20%
Book two in Texas Brides Series.
Boneyard (The Thaumaturge Series Book 2) by Cal Matthews Boneyard (The Thaumaturge Series Book 2) by May 25, 2016 $5.99 82609 words Sample 20%
Ebron White never thought of himself as a murderer. In fact, he’s always been the exact opposite – he has the power to raise the dead. But a fatal encounter with a murderous band of witches has changed his life and left him with a whole host of problems. Like his guilty conscious. And the corpse hidden in his bathroom. Together with his vampire boyfriend, Ebron is trying to get rid of the b
Di Giáo Kinh. by Dong A Sang Di Giáo Kinh. by May 25, 2016 $1.99 8989 words Sample 20%
Kinh Di Giáo là một tác phẩm đúc kết những gì cần thiết nhất cho người xuất gia, văn chương đẹp đẽ, ý tứ rõ ràng. Đây là những lời dạy sau cùng của Đức Phật đầy tình thương và sự khích lệ.(Thích Viên Giác)
Keep Calm and Create On: Words of Encouragement from One Artist to the Next by Brittney S. Harris Keep Calm and Create On: Words of Encouragement from One Artist to the Next by May 25, 2016 $9.95 12203 words Sample 15%
Keep Calm and Create On: Words of Encouragement from One Artist to the Next is designed as a universal self-motivational tool of written passages for artists and individuals. This tool is for the "every artist". Through 40 passages, these writings can be used as daily inspiration towards your artistic journey of self-discovery and purpose.
Goldi's Sweet Ass (Sexed-Up Fairy Tales 4) by Derenzi Balach Goldi's Sweet Ass (Sexed-Up Fairy Tales 4) by May 25, 2016 $3.99 5339 words Sample 10%
The three bears weren't happy to find her but they love having her over and over until she forgets wanting to go home and is begging them for more.
Operación Operación "Causa Justa" Invasión a Panamá by May 25, 2016 $3.99 9543 words Sample 10%
OPERACIÓN CAUSA JUSTA es la increíble Historia de la Invasión a Panamá. Un libro digital recomendado, sobre todo para las nuevas generaciones que nunca supieron de la Invasión del 89. Está escrito por el autor de Best Sellers desde Panamá, Claudio de Castro. Narra la vida cotidiana de un barrio panameño en los días de la Invasión.
Paragon, Reborn by Theresa Searcaigh Paragon, Reborn by May 25, 2016 $18.95 145694 words Sample 20%
As devout followers of the kingdom's oldest creed become kindling for a new religion's ambition, a young girl is spared her parents' fiery fate when she is taken in by the High Priestess of the ancient temple. Enora is blindly swept into a world of divine intervention, however, and soon realizes that the people around her are not what -- or who -- they appear to be. After a devastating and myste
Planet Poo by R.O.C Ket Planet Poo by May 25, 2016 $1.99 1267 words Sample 10%
Lockie, Tobes the dog and Jou must deploy on an urgent space mission. During the voyage they land on a rather smelly planet and meet a very special creature who helps them and sends them on their way happily. R.O.C. Ket is the fictional Ghost author. Grandchildren adore this story, originally a bedtime story, now with 39 original graphics and in rhyme for easy reading. Environmental theme.
A Harsh Hand: Punished By My Boss by Annie DuBois A Harsh Hand: Punished By My Boss by May 25, 2016 $2.99 4952 words Sample 20%
Tyler Simon could not show up on time. No matter what he did, no matter how many alarms he set, he still somehow managed to show up late for work. When it happened three times in one month, Tyler's manager Barry Poole had had enough. He fired Tyler, letting him know in no uncertain terms that there was one way, and one way only for him to get his job back: he's gotta beg for it.
Taken by the Tree by Alice Red Taken by the Tree by May 25, 2016 $1.99 3422 words Sample 20%
My husband left me, my kids are all grown up and no longer need me. I want is to feel passion again. To feel needed. But all I have left is this house, left to my by my Aunt Petunia. Her garden needs work, but it was her favorite thing... and now's the time for me to discover what exactly she loved about these overgrown trees and plants! (MILF, BDSM, trees! All characters happily 18+)
American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011 by J. Pepper Bryars American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011 by May 25, 2016 $7.61 115209 words Sample 10%
American Warfighter is about what went right in the Iraq War: The untold acts of valor by some of America's most highly decorated combat veterans, the brotherhood they shared, and the fighting spirit that kept them alive through the war. Gripping and intimate, American Warfighter is guaranteed to take readers on an unforgettable journey.
Ashley's Story by J.S Garcia Ashley's Story by May 25, 2016 $4.99 76783 words Sample 20%
ASHLEY'S STORY is at once a mystery, a crime thriller, romance, and a bittersweet modern novel, one that will leave even the most hard-boiled reader profoundly moved.
A Matter of Logic by Mario V. Farina A Matter of Logic by May 25, 2016 Free! 2623 words Read a sample
Hal was insufferable, always bragging about himself. Everything was a matter of logic, he claimed and I was not able to refute this. There was a robbery at a motel where we were staying and he and I were suspects. But Hal knew who had stolen the money, he said. It was the mistress! Nonsense, I claimed, no proof. Oh, how I wished he could be proved wrong one time! Had that one time come?
Women Are Mad by camerondavies Women Are Mad by May 25, 2016 $1.49 3831 words
Devil - Ducks, when we unwish misfortune, when we don’t wish it to happen to us, we are basically, wishing it on someone else. Think about it. Diseases. Acts of God. They’re going to happen. They’ve got to happen to someone. If not you – then me. If not me – then you. We, my friend? Better you than me. All proceeds of the sale of this book go to Beyond Blue to help those suffering mental illness.
When the World Ended and We Were Invaded: The Complete First Season by Rebecca A. Rogers When the World Ended and We Were Invaded: The Complete First Season by May 25, 2016 $4.99 56913 words Sample 5%
All eight episodes in one omnibus! Follow Ella, Shay, Matt, Amara, Lin, and Sarge as they fight zombies, adjust to their new, chaotic world, and realize there’s a much bigger threat out there than they ever could’ve imagined.
End of the Engagement by Meredith Acker End of the Engagement by May 25, 2016 Free! 7839 words Read a sample
A prequel short story to the Miss Pierce's Protegees series, set thirty years before. Contains a secret engagement -- and betrayal!
Camino al Cielo by Vladimir Burdman Schwarz Camino al Cielo by May 25, 2016 $0.99 15958 words Sample 10%
VLADIMIR BURDMAN SCHWARZ, desmenuza pensamientos, que estimulan y acrecientan esa ansia de búsqueda de lo sublime, que palpita en cada ser humano. La vibración en función del infinito es la motivación esencial de esta obra, muy actual y poética, que trata hondamente la problemática de la creación, el hombre, Dios y las circunstancias de la vida cotidiana, en un enfoque espiritual.
Soul Full of Guns by John Birmingham Soul Full of Guns by May 25, 2016 $2.99 32064 words Sample 20%
The sword-slashing, butt-kickin' origin story of Colonel Karin Varatchevksy. The real hero of the 'Dave vs the Monsters' series... according to Colonel Karin Varatchevksy.
A Protocol for Monsters by John Birmingham A Protocol for Monsters by May 25, 2016 $2.99 28938 words Sample 20%
When an oil rig drills too deep and breaks the capstone between the Realms, unleashing monsters and magic into our world, only one man can save us. Dave Hooper, aka Super Dave. But this isn't his story. He's a jerk. This is the story of everyone who had to put up with him.
Boarding School Doggy Discovery Collection by Deana Michaels Boarding School Doggy Discovery Collection by May 25, 2016 $4.99 21559 words Sample 20%
A young virgin discovers canine passion at her new boarding school in this three story collection! Abigail Pritchard, eighteen and away from home for the first time, has arrived at Madam Kensington's School for the Education of Refined Young Ladies. The sheltered girl is awakened to new delight when she witnesses the hard, throbbing passion of a dog.
The Judge's Cat by Jane Allen The Judge's Cat by May 25, 2016 $2.99 102437 words Sample 20%
He sees a child's dead body lying in his garden. For brief seconds he hesitates - a sliding door moment that will blight the rest of the life of Thomas Bradshaw, respected County Court Judge of Durham, England. The year is 1872, Queen Victoria is on the throne and England is a prosperous nation.
Blood at Haught Springs by Marsha Ward Blood at Haught Springs by May 25, 2016 $2.99 25478 words Sample 15%
Wes Haught wants his brother to grow up and tend to his share of the chores at the family's general store. Lonnie Haught dreams of being a gunfighter. Lies unravel and lives hang in the balance as brother fights against brother. Fiery emotions and vengeful acts erupt in a smoldering new Western adventure novella from the author of the acclaimed Owen Family Saga. Two bonus stories included.
The Heirs of Forever (Book #1 of 7 in The Dark Castle Romance Book Series) by Natasha Gail The Heirs of Forever (Book #1 of 7 in The Dark Castle Romance Book Series) by May 25, 2016 Free! 7089 words Read a sample
Gordon and Francine, are a beautiful couple who lost the passion in their marriage. Out of nowhere, they inherit the Castle Totdeauna, from a missing, deceased aunt. Formidable and ancient on the horizon, the dark castle holds many mysteries and a shot in the arm for their romance! They'll also find themselves thrown into a twist of events that will change their fates and unite them forever
My Wife's Sister by Benjamin Sutyl My Wife's Sister by May 25, 2016 $0.99 1809 words Sample 20%
Ignored by his wife at the annual family get-together, Brad takes his private revenge with the help of her promiscuous sister! Approximately 1,800 words. Warning-- this story contains explicit descriptions of sexual acts. It should not be read by those under the age of eighteen.
La Guerra Civil Zombi 1 (El Barón Lacroix) by Javier Cosnava La Guerra Civil Zombi 1 (El Barón Lacroix) by May 25, 2016 Free! 35747 words Read a sample
LA GUERRA CIVIL ZOMBI Series (6 libros) 1-LA GUERRA CIVIL ZOMBIE 1: El barón Lacroix 2-LA GUERRA CIVIL ZOMBIE 2: 13 zombis 3-LA GUERRA CIVIL ZOMBIE 3: La divina sabiduría de los muertos 4-LA GUERRA CIVIL ZOMBIE 4: La batalla por Villanueva 5-LA GUERRA CIVIL ZOMBIE 5: La Pasionaria 6-LA GUERRA CIVIL ZOMBIE 6: La venganza del Maître Cimitière Vuelve el zombi clásico, el zombi del vudú
L'Arctic by Lisa E. Jobe L'Arctic by May 25, 2016 Free! 124 words Read a sample
En savoir plus sur l'Arctique grâce à l'œuvre d'art photo fantastique de Lisa E. Jobe. Les enfants pourront ajouter un nouvel élément dans le paysage gelé avec le tour de chaque page. Contenant des images et des mots de vocabulaire seulement, ce livre est parfait pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire ou enfant en bas âge dans votre maison.
Coffee Please by F. B. Hayduk Coffee Please by May 25, 2016 $4.99 15917 words Sample 20%
Karin had finally gotten a day off and all she wanted was to appease her caffeine addiction with a hot cup of coffee, but to her horror, the coffee machine is broken. As if that's not bad enough, she asked to rescue a girl from the most ruthless scavengers of the universe in a place where the price on her head far exceeds the dreams of many bounty hunters.Will she ever get that cup of coffee?
We Have Visitors (When the World Ended and We Were Invaded: Season 1, Episode #8) by Rebecca A. Rogers We Have Visitors (When the World Ended and We Were Invaded: Season 1, Episode #8) by May 25, 2016 $0.99 8598 words Sample 5%
In the final episode of Season 1, Ella, Shay, Matt, Amara, Lin, and Sarge realize they’re up against a much bigger problem than fighting zombies when unearthly visitors take over the skies above.
Once Upon A Time Ages Ago & That by David Hughes Once Upon A Time Ages Ago & That by May 25, 2016 $0.99 7615 words Sample 10%
You know some of those wonderful stories you were told as a child and you maybe one day wanted to read to your child? Well, I’ve ruined them.
The McClains of Legend, Tennessee - Bundle #3 by Magdalena Scott The McClains of Legend, Tennessee - Bundle #3 by May 25, 2016 $3.99 46371 words Sample 10%
Two Christmas prequels for The McClains of Legend, Tennessee series in one volume! 1975: UNDER THE MISTLETOE...Dorothy Robbins and Charles McClain's story; 1978: THE HOLLY AND THE IVY...Jeannie Adams and Eli McClain's story. Spend your holiday in Legend and discover that love is sweeter, and hot cocoa tastes better, in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains!
My Son, My Son, Where Are You? by William Brown My Son, My Son, Where Are You? by May 25, 2016 $6.99 58839 words Sample 20%
A true story of an American soldier in WWII told through about 500 letters to his mother. Staff Sergeant Frank W. Brown, serving in the 12th Infantry Regiment, landed on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944, and shortly after gave his life for the freedoms we enjoy today. The content of his letters depict life in the army in the 1941 to 1944 period and reflect the life of the family on the home front.
Goblin Girl by S.E. Burr Goblin Girl by May 25, 2016 $2.99 24726 words Sample 20%
Maude Clare is the princess of Goblinton, a rich world of color and fruit. When her mother the Queen vanishes, swept away to the Other Place, a drab world of peach walls and artificial light, Maude Clare is desperate to save her. With the help of Anna, a mysterious red haired woman, Maude Clare will face a wizard and a horde of goblins to protect her people and bring her mother home.