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Day 6: Beyond the 5 Day Pouch Test by Kaye Bailey Day 6: Beyond the 5 Day Pouch Test by Aug. 31, 2015 $9.95 55537 words Sample 20%
Thousands around the world use Kaye Bailey’s 5 Day Pouch Test to stop weight gain after weight loss surgery and return to the basics prescribed by their bariatric center. Kaye Bailey goes beyond the 5 Day Pouch Test sharing her generous spirit of compassion and belief in others, revealing her secrets for working with the surgical weight management tool for lifetime healthy weight management.
Bible Camp Incest I and II by Jade Honeywell Bible Camp Incest I and II by Aug. 31, 2015 $4.99 44207 words Sample 10%
Kelly slept facedown and naked on the couch. She awoke from something heavy on top of her. It was her brother kneeling on her back. Kelly squirmed, but Dennis grabbed her wrists and pulled them behind her back. "Dennis! What are you doing?" "I need to be inside you, sis." "No!"Kelly bucked her hips to escape, but Den placed his hand on the back of her neck and pushed her head into the cushion...
A Romeo&Juliet Parody by The Blackstar Hour A Romeo&Juliet Parody by Aug. 31, 2015 Free! 4464 words Read a sample
This is a parody of Romeo and Juliet that was written by a 9th grader. This is just for fun and not intended to be taken seriously.
5 Day Pouch Test Owner's Manual by Kaye Bailey 5 Day Pouch Test Owner's Manual by Aug. 31, 2015 $9.95 53586 words Sample 20%
Thousands of people around the world use the 5 Day Pouch Test to stop weight gain after weight loss surgery (WLS) and return to the basics prescribed by their bariatric center. This 5 day program breaks habits that contribute to weight gain and restore one’s feeling of fullness after a small high-protein meal. This back to basics approach will get you on track with weight management with WLS.
A Jack and Three Queens by James Dedman A Jack and Three Queens by Aug. 31, 2015 $1.99 92535 words Sample 20%
A journey west during the gold rush, featuring guts, gold, and a little donkey named Trot.
Discipleship Matters:Learning from Timothy's Spiritual Journey by Mitch Martin Discipleship Matters:Learning from Timothy's Spiritual Journey by Aug. 31, 2015 $6.99 57696 words Sample 20%
Come along with Timothy as he goes on exciting adventures with the Apostle Paul. As you travel with them you will experience the first-century Roman Empire and learn life-lessons from arguably the greatest Christian who ever lived. Once your journey is complete you will know more about identifying with Jesus Christ and be better prepared to assist others on their spiritual journeys.
Hell on Heels by J.A. Coffey Hell on Heels by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 81008 words Sample 10%
Caroline is determined to remain independent –even if it means losing her friends in the process. After losing her job, she’s forced to use her seductive personality and pose as a honey pot in an undercover operation to keep her head above water. Kendrick was the one man that everyone had it out for. Can they nab the cartel and find love before time runs out?
Filthy Confessions of Michael Maaze Part III by Michael Maaze Filthy Confessions of Michael Maaze Part III by Aug. 31, 2015 $0.99 4188 words Sample 20%
Are you ready to go into the seductive mind of Michael Maaze? It's filled with filthy fantasies that will make even the most wildly erotic close one eye. This three part trilogy is filled with the stories you have only dreamt of. Part III of this trilogy is only for those who can handle the darkest of erotica.
Star Crossed by Carol March Star Crossed by Aug. 31, 2015 $1.99 6618 words Sample 10%
Romantic stories of lesbian love in the magical land of the southwest. Where past and present mingle, ghosts loiter behind rocks, and sandstone cliffs reveal their secrets if you know how to listen. Women who have loved and lost have the chance to love again. But are they ready?
Filthy Confessions of Michael Maaze Part II by Michael Maaze Filthy Confessions of Michael Maaze Part II by Aug. 31, 2015 $0.99 3129 words Sample 20%
Are you ready to go into the seductive mind of Michael Maaze? It's filled with filthy fantasies that will make even the most wildly erotic close one eye. This three part trilogy is filled with the stories you have only dreamt of. Do you dare to go further into his mind in Part II?
Presidential Risk by Michael Bronte Presidential Risk by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 131459 words Sample 20%
Dead presidents play a supernatural game of Risk, the board game of world domination, and their moves are reflected in the real world. A president makes a move, an invasion takes place on Earth. Follow the exploits of real life hero Pauli Campo as he navigates the presidents’ influence, rising from meager upbringings to lead his country against a maniacal dictator to prevent the death of millions.
Road of Flowers by Masahito Road of Flowers by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 57839 words Sample 20%
Life is a drama. Each person has their own drama and lives according to scenarios bestowed upon us by God. In my case, being innocent and naïve, I was faced with tremendous drama throughout my life. These experiences made me into the person I am today.
Alliance by Timothy L. Cerepaka Alliance by Aug. 31, 2015 $4.99 66844 words Sample 20%
A robotic law enforcement officer travels to a magical world to capture a criminal, only to find himself caught between two feuding secret organizations.
Filthy Confessions of Michael Maaze by Michael Maaze Filthy Confessions of Michael Maaze by Aug. 31, 2015 Free! 3601 words Read a sample
Are you ready to go into the seductive mind of Michael Maaze? It's filled with filthy fantasies that will make even the most wildly erotic close one eye. This three part trilogy is filled with the stories you have only dreamt of.
Conversational Arabic Quick and Easy: Lebanese Dialect by Yatir Nitzany Conversational Arabic Quick and Easy: Lebanese Dialect by Aug. 31, 2015 $4.99 6941 words Sample 20%
Have you always wanted to learn how to speak Lebanese Arabic but simply didn't have the time? Well look no further. You hold in your hands the most advanced and revolutionary method that was ever designed for QUICKLY becoming conversational in a language.
The Chains by Christopher Patkowski The Chains by Aug. 31, 2015 $1.99 56065 words Sample 20%
This story takes place on plantation in Georgia, America’s Deep South. An Englishman is confronted with realities of the slavery system. He cannot comprehend the cruelty of such life as he is exposed to the ruthless treatment of African slaves. At the same time he is enchanted with the beauty, strength, and bravery of the enslaved .
Mail Order Bride: A Clean Western Cowboy Romance (Mariana & William’s Story) by Joyce Melbourne Mail Order Bride: A Clean Western Cowboy Romance (Mariana & William’s Story) by Aug. 31, 2015 $0.99 10355 words Sample 20%
A Frenchwoman makes a long and arduous journey to a small town in California. When she arrives, her journey is not complete and the trek to her future husband is as dangerous as the much longer one across the ocean and across America. Her fiancé is a mysterious man but it’s the ultimate surprise, which he springs on her that shakes her to the core.
Chance Encounter by Tony Medeiros Chance Encounter by Aug. 31, 2015 $3.99 90757 words Sample 20%
His world is power suits, power politics, and maximizing corporate potential. Hers is housecleaning and hope for a better future. What do they have in common? More than either of them knows. Soon they’re sharing a heady mix of sex and ambition, and she’s way beyond what he had planned. Some hard lessons are in store for them before she comes back to earth and he learns what matters most.
Power Play by Kate Donovan Power Play by Aug. 31, 2015 $3.99 127192 words Sample 20%
The fourth book in Kate Donovan's fun and sexy football romance series!
Poke Her Prize 3 by Candace Mia Poke Her Prize 3 by Aug. 31, 2015 $0.99 1087 words Sample 20%
Poker night is here again. She's back in the room, waiting in a new position.
The Tenth Caller by Michael Bronte The Tenth Caller by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 101920 words Sample 20%
Shock-jock extraordinaire, he'd been one of the biggest. Now, he’s doing the graveyard shift in Nowhere, USA. Gulliver still has fans, however, which some call a radio freak parade. At 3:16 a.m., he takes the tenth call, and the caller is into murder. The caller calls again, and again, and he’s always the tenth call, and the murders go way back. Who is he, and how is he always the tenth call?
The Witch's Demon (Book 4 of The Witch's Demon (Book 4 of "The Coven Chronicles") by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 17757 words Sample 20%
All members had been safely brought into the loving arms of the coven, and John Chamberlain had closed the ritual with all of his female relatives, channeling their sexual energy. But a simple visit to the mall spirals out of control, and no one is in control of their destiny. The Dark One takes a new vessel, and the coven must gather together to fight off an attack on their very souls!
Paleo Diet: 39 Healthy Half Hour Paleo Recipes for Rapid Weight Loss by Sebastian von Fink Paleo Diet: 39 Healthy Half Hour Paleo Recipes for Rapid Weight Loss by Aug. 31, 2015 Free! 9304 words Read a sample
Do You Have a Busy Schedule But Still Want To Enjoy The Benefits Of The Paleo Diet? Eating healthy is as important as ever. Unfortunately most of us rarely find the time to sit down and prepare an one hour dish for ourselves, let alone for others. However, this doesn’t mean that quick and healthy meals don’t exist. This cookbook will help you Lose Weight fast and Live a Healthier Life.
Fresh Water From Ben Gile Pond by Earl Yorke Fresh Water From Ben Gile Pond by Aug. 31, 2015 $7.99 105361 words Sample 20%
When governments collide and the world finds itself in flames on Christmas Eve, only the strong and resourceful survive. Miles apart, two families eke out livings in their own way. Neither family knows of the other’s existence. Neither family cares. Until a crowing rooster sets events in motion that will send the two families on a collision course so violent only one family can survive.
Eleanor Rosaline Kidnaps a Dragon by Mir Foote Eleanor Rosaline Kidnaps a Dragon by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.00 16740 words Sample 20%
Sometimes life has dragons. That doesn't mean you need a knight.
Won't You Imagine ( Unillustrated Edition) by Zane Espin Won't You Imagine ( Unillustrated Edition) by Aug. 31, 2015 $4.00 1791 words Sample 20%
A troubled young boy who has never learnt how to use his imagination sets out on a life changing adventure.
Rapture & Rogue by Sydney Canyon Rapture & Rogue by Aug. 31, 2015 $6.99 41845 words Sample 10%
Taren is happy and in a good relationship, until the one person she thought she’d never see again comes back into her life. In college, Gianna was a mastermind, ring-leading, crime boss. Now, she has a great life and spends her time running the business she built from the ground up. The last person she ever expects to see is the girl who walked out on her, breaking her heart five years ago.
Poke Her Prize 2 by Candace Mia Poke Her Prize 2 by Aug. 31, 2015 $0.99 1177 words Sample 20%
She's back for a second poker night. She can't wait to feel what this week's winner wants to do to her.
Seduced by the White House: A Billionaire Playboy President and his Ambitious Young Intern by Eileen Dover Seduced by the White House: A Billionaire Playboy President and his Ambitious Young Intern by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 5699 words Sample 20%
Alyssa is a young college staffer who goes to work in the White House of a young, rich, new president. She was always attracted to this new president, and now she gets her opportunity to see if the attraction goes both ways.
Frontier Yona Kanati: A Texas Family’s Beginnings Episode 1 (1814-1835) by Jim Caraway Frontier Yona Kanati: A Texas Family’s Beginnings Episode 1 (1814-1835) by Aug. 31, 2015 $4.00 29099 words Sample 20%
Historical novel for youth that will entertain, inform, and challenge them to do something significant with their life.
Life is a Game of Poker by H.L. Laffin Life is a Game of Poker by Aug. 31, 2015 $3.99 60035 words Sample 20%
Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences. Contains language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. MF. Willow was just trying to find the happiness she had once shared with her family; however, she’d made the biggest mistake of her life by marrying the wrong man. Arriving home after work one day, she finds everything gone and if that wasn’t enough, she then learns the Mob..
Out of Time - Hummingbird: Book Three by Jonathan Crocker Out of Time - Hummingbird: Book Three by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 52165 words Sample 20%
His efforts to save Diera thwarted, Deacon is now faced with trying to rescue two prisoners, instead of one. All the while, he is still being looked to as a key player in the rebellion against the Ethereal government. All he wants is to free his friends and go back to his own world. But will things work out the way he hopes? Or will he be forced into a larger battle?
Out of Phase - Hummingbird: Book Two by Jonathan Crocker Out of Phase - Hummingbird: Book Two by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 51771 words Sample 20%
Diera Hawk has been captured, and Deacon and Sarah are trapped in another world - a world inhabited by the very aliens that Deacon so hates. But when an unlikely figure emerges as the leader of a rebellion against the Ethereal government, Deacon is put in a position where he has to use his newfound abilities to help save the captain.
Secrets of the End-Time Pharaoh by Khandyss Secrets of the End-Time Pharaoh by Aug. 31, 2015 Free! 8644 words Sample 100%
The book, End-time Pharaoh, is a reaction against dogmatism in Christendom. The pharaoh metaphorically depicts the present-day men of God, who put their followers into the bondage of ignorance. Like the Egyptian Pharaoh, the modern-day pastors enriched themselves via their followers’ offerings and tithes, and they believe that the house of God is their own personal investment.
Out of Fire - Hummingbird: Book One by Jonathan Crocker Out of Fire - Hummingbird: Book One by Aug. 31, 2015 Free! 51635 words Read a sample
Following the abrupt and brutal attack on Ophelia, the moon he'd grown up on, sixteen year old Deacon Barnes sets out on an adventure aboard the Hummingbird - a smuggling freighter captained by the beautiful and notorious Diera Hawk. But when it turns out that Diera's focus is on chasing down the very aliens that had destroyed his home, how will Deacon respond?
Magic of the Loons, A Short Story by Paula Cappa Magic of the Loons, A Short Story by Aug. 31, 2015 $0.99 4655 words Sample 20%
Jackson doesn’t know the legends of the loons. When the mists fade, when the mighty loons zoom across Achilles Lake, when the male loon seeks its mate, the romance begins. What mysteries lie in loon magic? Believe. A short story of passion, mystery, and magic, with the flavors of “fabulism” of folklore, from the author of the best-selling, award-winning novel The Dazzling Darkness.
Porchball by Michael Bronte Porchball by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 99898 words Sample 20%
It was the counterculture vs. the Establishment, and possibly the most memorable year in our history. Brownie made his own history in 1969: he smoked his first joint and got laid, both in the sun and the mud at Woodstock. He also enrolled at Alliance College, but didn’t anticipate getting tangled in an organized drug distribution ring and trying to save himself and his best friend from disaster.
The War of Souls by Aristotle Bryant The War of Souls by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 109862 words Sample 20%
Adel Walker has known isolation all of his life. After being taken from his home years ago, Adel must now return and participate in a secret war the Caeleste War
Splendid Apocalypse by Timothy Gawne Splendid Apocalypse by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 95217 words Sample 20%
Through a curious twist of fate, Old Guy finds himself back on Old Earth under the yoke of the vile and despicable Neoliberal oligarchs. Between a looming ecological disaster, renegade sentient bioweapons, inscrutable aliens, and an unlikely alliance between the Cult of Cthulhu and the Order of the Librarians Temporal, Old Guy must throw off his cybernetic shackle
Turned: Blood/Lust Book 1 by S. L. Marks Turned: Blood/Lust Book 1 by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 82976 words Sample 20%
Quinn Matthew had everything. He had a good paying job that he loved. He lived in a loft that was the envy of everyone he knew. Most importantly, he was single and the hottest man in town. There wasn’t a bar in town, straight or gay, that he wouldn’t be lusted after and have his choice of men. His vanity and ego knew no bounds. Until one night, when his lust for sex became a lust for blood.
ENTER THE MONKEY by Ryan Astaphan ENTER THE MONKEY by Aug. 31, 2015 $7.99 58975 words Sample 20%
The only way to overcome a lifetime's worth of trouble was to set off on an amazing adventure around the world. ENTER THE MONKEY is a true-life story told in the same vein as Eat, Pray, Love. The chapters are short and the writing is addictive like The DaVinci Code.
Zoo Are You? by Mike Bozart Zoo Are You? by Aug. 31, 2015 Free! 2125 words Read a sample
Agents 32 and 33 take a trip from Charlotte to the NC Zoo in Asheboro on a cool and cloudy April day. They see and comment (in the usual bizarre fashion) on the zoo-enclosed animal species. Monique is elated when she sees her favorite animal: a giraffe. A conversation between a pair from Nash County (NC) is recorded. Later, the linguistic madness extends beyond the zoo. Asheville or Asheboro?
God In Training by Ulf Wolf God In Training by Aug. 31, 2015 $0.99 4188 words Sample 20%
The Creation of a Good Universe is truly a matter of a lot of trial and a lot of, yes, error, as Pupil God soon (or not so soon) found out. But Gods are nothing if not patient and are wont to stick with it until they get it right.
The Fifth Di... September 2015 by J Alan Erwine The Fifth Di... September 2015 by Aug. 31, 2015 $1.00 11658 words Sample 10%
The Fifth Di..., one of the longest running on-line zines continues on with four new stories. This month we feature fantasy and science fiction stories from Fredrick Obermeyer, Tim McDaniel, Kate Runnels, and Thomas Canfield.
Wicked Wild Fantasies by Shiloh Walker Wicked Wild Fantasies by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 55316 words Sample 20%
The last thing Alex O’Malley expected was to wake up and find himself wrapped around his best friend’s baby sister. He’d just been trying to be a friend and he wakes up in wonderland. Before he could get his head wrapped around what’s going on, though, his mouth gets him in trouble and Alison takes off. Plagued by guilt and a need that just won’t quit, he keeps away from her...
The Oathbreaker by M.D. Harrison The Oathbreaker by Aug. 31, 2015 $0.99 4922 words Sample 20%
Follow the burned blacksmith on his mission of redemption. Though a dark past may plague him, Rolan reforges his past to confront present dangers and protect those he cares about in this adventurous shortstory.
The Horseman by Kristina O'Donnelly The Horseman by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 226621 words Sample 10%
A sweeping epic featuring a strong and beautiful woman caught in a love triangle, with the entire history of Turkey as background. The Horseman is an award-winning novel by Kristina O'Donnelly, who writes fascinating and powerful stories that combine modern adventure with ancient myth.
ПОДАРОК by Голоднев-Келин ПОДАРОК by Aug. 31, 2015 Free! 71741 words Read a sample
В сюжете произведения "ПОДАРОК", на ряду с мирной жизнью его героев, заложен серьезный смысл человеческих взаимоотношений, побед и поражений, радостей и слез, жажды мести и милости. Нравственный и философский взгляд на правоту принимаемых людьми решений.
A Reluctant White Knight - Volume 3: Seascape's Aground ! by T.W. Anderson A Reluctant White Knight - Volume 3: Seascape's Aground ! by Aug. 31, 2015 $2.99 105183 words Sample 10%
The action scenes are tense and believable, and so are the tender moments. Especially for readers who have experienced firsthand the pleasures and challenges of second chances, relationship wise, and of romance later in life, this volume provides a bonus in sharing a more intimate and authentic window into the trials and tribulations that test — and strengthen — the relationships.
I Spy...With My Third Eye by Shari S. Cain I Spy...With My Third Eye by Aug. 31, 2015 $4.88 24289 words Sample 20%
One child dead. One child missing. And Detective Andy Baker happened to pick Reggie Whitney to help with the case, not knowing her special talents were just what was needed to solve the case and bring Carrie Raines safely home.