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Beavers’ Mysterious Adventures by Olga Nikolson Beavers’ Mysterious Adventures by Olga Nikolson Sep. 02, 2014 $3.99 39475 words Sample 20%
A spring flood bursts a dam on the river and four young beaver friends are swept away by a whirlpool, along an underground river and into a huge dark cave. How to find their way home? On their journey filled with dangerous adventures and mysterious events the friends meet Alison, the cat, who joins them. Sometimes, it seems to the friends that they will never reach home. But they keep going.
Romance between Strangers, Neighbors and Friends  2 by D.R. Williams Romance between Strangers, Neighbors and Friends 2 by D.R. Williams Sep. 02, 2014 $1.50 3885 words Sample 10%
More romance between those neighbors, strangers and friends.
The Mechanics of Being Human by S.E. Campbell The Mechanics of Being Human by S.E. Campbell Sep. 02, 2014 $3.99 48648 words Sample 20%
When Fawn awakens in the middle of a burning house, her memories are gone. She doesn't even know her own name. She doesn't recognize the parents who rescue her. Her memories don't return even though she settles into her life. But a strange man hunts after her, calling her Model 29. Is she even human?
Chinese heavy equipment firm eyes Indonesia plant by Knud Tobiassen Chinese heavy equipment firm eyes Indonesia plant by Knud Tobiassen Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 404 words Read a sample
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On the Move by K.V. Flynn On the Move by K.V. Flynn Sep. 02, 2014 $3.99 77613 words Sample 20%
Attending PEAK skateboard camp in SoCal, Callum Vicente and his middle school buddies watch US cities blow up on TV as war breaks out. They strike out on their own to find their families, travelling north through California and following a network of underground message boards and savvy riders holed up in skate parks along the way. Can they survive a world gone crazy while they are On the Move?
Beware The Mold by Visionary Press Collaborative Beware The Mold by Visionary Press Collaborative Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 4466 words Sample 20%
In the mountains of West Virginia the mushrooms have begun to spread from inside the caves where they have grown, left in peace to the darkness of their world. Now though, strip mining has opened their world and allowed escape. The pigs were the first to encounter the new life, devouring the mushrooms. But humans ate the pigs and the hunger that followed couldn't be sated.
Hardened Desire by Layna Pimentel Hardened Desire by Layna Pimentel Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 16946 words Sample 20%
What could Luc Mercier, a gargoyle who's more than a century old, possibly have in common with modern introvert, Gillian Harris? Loneliness and isolation. When meddlesome friends bring the two together, neither is prepared for the flurry of emotions nor revelations that overwhelm them. That is, until Gillian stumbles across the truth and struggles with how she let her guard down.
The Complete Code: Black by G.M. Reinfeldt The Complete Code: Black by G.M. Reinfeldt Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 17636 words Sample 30%
From a fight for survival to a summer dream turned nightmare. Even a budding romance and teleportation. This collection of all 4 parts has it all.
Ballrooms and Blackmail:  A Regency romantic mystery, Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers by Regina Scott Ballrooms and Blackmail: A Regency romantic mystery, Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers by Regina Scott Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 56894 words Sample 20%
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
Paradise Found by L.E. Joyce Paradise Found by L.E. Joyce Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 13575 words Sample 20%
Bruno and Karen, two married, yet lonely, expatriates living in Thailand, risk everything when they find comfort in each other’s arms. Leaving their kids and spouses in the smoldering city of Bangkok, they steal away together for a hot weekend on a remote island off the coast of Phuket. Their forbidden affair is tested when they are invited to join a couple’s party on the beach where clothes are
Storie Di una Vergine 2: Amy by Caralyn Knight Storie Di una Vergine 2: Amy by Caralyn Knight Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 5463 words Sample 20%
Amy è ancora vergine all'età di 19 anni nel mondo universitario, il che è una rarità. Sta uscendo con un ragazzo sexy e popolare che è determinato a fare sesso con lei. Sfortunatamente per il suo ragazzo, lei ha una cotta per un uomo più grande di loro a cui donerebbe volentieri il suo corpo. Il problema è se quest'uomo vorrà o meno accettare il dono che lei vorrebbe tanto fargli.
Broken Fairytales Series Box Set (Broken Fairytales, Buried Castles, Shattered Crowns) by Monica Alexander Broken Fairytales Series Box Set (Broken Fairytales, Buried Castles, Shattered Crowns) by Monica Alexander Sep. 02, 2014 $8.99 318728 words Sample 10%
This box set contains all three books in the Broken Fairytales Series; Broken Fairytales, Buried Castles and Shattered Crowns. It is the love story of Zack Easton and Emily Cole. See individual books for full descriptions.
Demon Duel Killers Volume 1 the origin story by fighty45 Demon Duel Killers Volume 1 the origin story by fighty45 Sep. 02, 2014 $2.00 872 words Sample 10%
What happens when a vampire, a maid, a chi detector, and a spirit speaker with cursed cards meets with crazy demons trying to kill the world? find out during the series!
Guitar Sweep Picking Trainer - Volume Two: Essential Three-Finger Patterns by Robert Farrell Guitar Sweep Picking Trainer - Volume Two: Essential Three-Finger Patterns by Robert Farrell Sep. 02, 2014 $1.99 4348 words Sample 20%
Volume Two contains 54 unique, three-finger exercises to help develop sweep picking using gradual, increasing difficulty. The complete series is to help you achieve: sweeping arbitrary arpeggios ascending or descending, removing technical limitations and avoiding preference to familiar patterns, fluid technique on the entire fret board for all string groups, and immediate, incremental progress.
Going Home (A Short Story) by Holly Hook Going Home (A Short Story) by Holly Hook Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 4664 words Read a sample
Fourteen year old Matt doesn't want to move to Mars, but his father's leaving him no choice. When he tries to run away from the spaceport, he finds out his father isn't the only one trying to force him to go. Alien creatures have infested the spaceport, and they have a terrible truth for Matt to discover...
Shadow Warrior by Jay Noel Shadow Warrior by Jay Noel Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 97255 words Sample 20%
The agony of a failed quest haunts Kanze Zenjiro, but the betrayal by those he trusted has turned his world upside down. With a heart full of hatred, Zen is desperate to get back to Nihon and demand the truth from his father. Meanwhile, the Iberian Empire sends their soaring airships and steam-powered giants into The Orient. They threaten to upset the balance of power.
AIM-Attitude, Integrity, Maturity: Building Spiritually Mature Men by Donald Manning AIM-Attitude, Integrity, Maturity: Building Spiritually Mature Men by Donald Manning Sep. 02, 2014 $6.99 21568 words Sample 10%
The world is full of men, but the real need is for spiritually mature men. They are needed in the work place, the home, and the church. The keys to this spiritual maturity are found in Attitude, Integrity, and Maturity. Don't end up MIA by failing to AIM! Man-up and be recognized as a full-man, complete and not lacking in any spiritual grace!
Ben to Sea by Steve Kittell Ben to Sea by Steve Kittell Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 370 words Sample 20%
A rhyming tale of a little boys imaginary nightly adventure.
The Caged Heart by Beverly Rae The Caged Heart by Beverly Rae Sep. 02, 2014 $3.99 82757 words Sample 10%
Mia Travers has left home, leaving her abusive father behind. To help her mother and her seven siblings, she travels to Fang’s Bar and Grill, ready to do whatever it takes to win a quarter of a million dollars in The Claiming Games. But when a sexy man on a motorcycle gets in her way, she’s not sure whether to shag him or run. Or maybe she should she shag him then run?
Transcendental Rebirthing by Ivan Kos Transcendental Rebirthing by Ivan Kos Sep. 02, 2014 $5.88 32672 words Sample 10%
Transcendental Rebirthing (TR) is a breath method, based on Pranayama techniques of ancient India. I consider TR to be one of the safest and most powerful personal development methods on the planet. The purpose of this book is to push rebirthing one step further; to improve the method and adjust it to the needs of modern man. There are several varieties of rebirthing. Transcendental Rebirthing
Sand On Her Back by Analise Scott Sand On Her Back by Analise Scott Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 6257 words Sample 20%
*WARNING: Intended Only for Mature Audiences 18+.* After graduation, Carmen signs up for a backpacking trip in paradise, but when last a minute excursion to sneak off and pleasure herself is interrupted by a handsome stranger, it’s up to him to decide whether to let her finish, or join in.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 5 - Ground Systems - Antitank and Anti-armor including Russian, Chinese, U.S., North Korean by Progressive Management 21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 5 - Ground Systems - Antitank and Anti-armor including Russian, Chinese, U.S., North Korean by Progressive Management Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 58769 words Sample 4%
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
The Spiritual Whiteout of False Doctrine by Dr. Martin G Tharp PhD The Spiritual Whiteout of False Doctrine by Dr. Martin G Tharp PhD Sep. 02, 2014 $6.99 27686 words Sample 10%
In a whiteout there is little to no visibility. There are no reference points. There is no sense of direction. In a spiritual whiteout of false doctrine, all reference points, along with the ancient landmarks, have been obliterated and untold millions of gullible believers are blinded. Just because something sounds good and is popular does not mean it is Biblically right!
Neptune Road Volume II by Betsy Streeter Neptune Road Volume II by Betsy Streeter Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 10031 words Read a sample
Welcome to Neptune - where the air and sunlight are borrowed, the surface is unstable, and the people are - inventive. The second collection of installments in a story of hacking, escaping, inventing, and complex relationships - on a new planet. An ongoing serial story, updated 3 times a week at Wattpad and my website: betsystreeter.com/neptuneroad.
I'll Say Anything by Danielle Bourdon I'll Say Anything by Danielle Bourdon Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 64297 words Read a sample
An unexpected dare lands tomboy Finley Carson at a posh charity event, where she's slated to play companion to an unknown gentleman. The events that unfold shake up Finley's neat and tidy existence, throwing everything she thought she knew into a tailspin.
Her Forever Husband by Jane B Night Her Forever Husband by Jane B Night Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 13026 words Sample 20%
Heather's boyfriend just proposed! She should be on cloud nine. Instead, she is plagued by dreams of a gray eyed stranger who makes her body burn and her heart yearn.
A Strip Poker Story by Cherie Grade A Strip Poker Story by Cherie Grade Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 6447 words Sample 10%
Amy is a prudish, sensible girl, but when she agrees to play strip poker with a guy she has only just met, she realises she might have made a big mistake. This is the story of Amy's humiliation and the despicable scheme that led her to it.
The Queen of the She-Zombies by Raol Mavin The Queen of the She-Zombies by Raol Mavin Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 31600 words Sample 20%
RED BLADE is the legendary Paladin. However, he is not comfortable in the presence of women. Now he has to face the vicious but sensual she-zombies. The SHE-ZOMBIES are fearsome. They subdue their male victims and suck dry their life and flesh. Will he manage to rid the world of the terror of the she-zombies? [WARNING: FOR MATURE AUDIENCE ONLY]
Would You Meet Me Halfway?  Resolving Conflict between Men and Women by Richard Driscoll, Ph.D. Would You Meet Me Halfway? Resolving Conflict between Men and Women by Richard Driscoll, Ph.D. Sep. 02, 2014 $2.95 63286 words Sample 20%
Meet Me Halfway explores power struggles between men and women that seem to continue over the ages, although many of these will surprise you. The authors offer suggestions on where we should yield and where we might hold firm, and how to bridge our differences and improve our most vital relationships.
Come And Get Some Of This - 8 Filthy Stories by AE Publications Come And Get Some Of This - 8 Filthy Stories by AE Publications Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 45587 words Read a sample
From AE Publications comes a new collection of 8 filthy stories from 6 bestselling erotica authors. Includes: The Teen Slut Down the Street Loves Anal Sex by Jeremy Holmes, My Pornstar Girlfriend, Hammered From Behind & My Little Plaything by JT Holland, Three Plus Me by TJ Holland, A Harsh Lesson by Michael Scott Taylor, A Hint of Anal by Aaron Grimes & Horny As Hell by Jordan Parker. 18+ only!
Think For Yourself by Ryan Lessard Think For Yourself by Ryan Lessard Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 8507 words Sample 15%
Whether you dig his style of writing or not... Whether you can hear what he is saying or not... I guarantee you it comes from a place of high intellect, values, and good intention. Ryan wants you to think. If he has inspired his readers to do so, I KNOW it is his greatest satisfaction.
The Devil in the Woods by Gabriel Hackney The Devil in the Woods by Gabriel Hackney Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 2712 words Read a sample
When Beelzebub, a mutated teenager who looks like the devil of a geneticist’s son, Augustus, mutilates a cow, his life becomes threatened when his father’s friend, Michael, calls for hunters to catch the beast.
Wrestlin' Christmas by Shanna Hatfield Wrestlin' Christmas by Shanna Hatfield Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 93445 words Sample 20%
Tall and brawny, Cort McGraw happened to be one of the most handsome men she’d ever seen. From his silvery-gray eyes rimmed with black eyelashes to the dimple in his all-too-attractive chin, she wished Kenzie had given her some warning. If she’d known what he looked like, that he was so young, rugged, and hunky, she would have told Tate not to bother sending Cort to her place.
All Hands On Dick  - The Sexy High Seas Adventures of Captain Dick Ragged by Portia Price All Hands On Dick - The Sexy High Seas Adventures of Captain Dick Ragged by Portia Price Sep. 02, 2014 $1.99 26124 words Sample 15%
All Captain Dick Ragged wants as he is sailing into port is a steak, a woman, and an escape from the sea. Instead, he ends up forced to transport a cargo of bawdy, randy, and oh-so-delightful women across the Atlantic Ocean to America to begin new lives. He knows that getting involved with the "cargo" can never go well, especially when they are set to take America by storm, but will he weaken?
Aurealis #74 by Dirk Strasser (Editor) Aurealis #74 by Dirk Strasser (Editor) Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 16506 words Sample 20%
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Moonlit Passion Bundle by Eleanor Dunn Moonlit Passion Bundle by Eleanor Dunn Sep. 02, 2014 $5.99 12841 words Sample 20%
This 13000 word fiery hot paranormal erotic romance bundle features 3 steamy stories of werewolf/vampire all night lovin’! Contains the three stories by Eleanor Dunn, "Beg for the Moon," a vampire biker x werewolf billionaire gay erotica. "Taming the Moon," a human x billionaire werewolf FM erotica, and "FangBang," an alpha vampire x human vampire hunter FM erotica
My Jungle by Gabriel Timar My Jungle by Gabriel Timar Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 121187 words Sample 10%
The world is a jungle! To find happiness one must find his/her own patch. Gabriel’s adventurous life (actually, a fictionalized autobiography) is the search for a culture, which would accept him. As he travels five continents, his accounts reflect the true picture of society in the late twentieth century. The presentation of the world girdling corruption, violence, oppression, and prejudice...
Beresford at Bay by Kev Richardson Beresford at Bay by Kev Richardson Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 66409 words Sample 10%
At the end of World war II, the Allied Control Council is given leave to decide on the rebuilding of Germany. Political infighting however, makes headway difficult asthe Big 3 trip and stumble over each others’ feet. Democracy and Communism cannot find a common path in leading Germany out of Nazism into a more meaningful nation in terms of international unity. Can Beresford’s Red Cros
Cook's Christmas Capers by Joanne Pence Cook's Christmas Capers by Joanne Pence Sep. 02, 2014 $5.99 67648 words Sample 20%
Two Novellas Bring A Double Dose of Holiday Mayhem and Murder The long-running Angie Amalfi mysteries present "Cook's Curious Christmas," and Joanne Pence's new mystery series, the Inspector Rebecca Mayfield mysteries, offers "The Thirteenth Santa."
What I'm Paid To Do   Book 2 by Scarlet the Harlot What I'm Paid To Do Book 2 by Scarlet the Harlot Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 7359 words Sample 30%
Prostitute, Ava is worried for her best friend who has been missing for days, is torn between 2 lovers, one wealthy and a true gentlemen, the other is her pimp/boyfriend/married lover/ abuser...She has no idea how to get out of the dangerous life shes been living, and death may be the only solution. Then there's Carson, the cop 'john' of hers that is obsessed with her and is now making trouble...
Bells On Her Toes by Diana J. Febry Bells On Her Toes by Diana J. Febry Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 93381 words Sample 10%
DCI Peter Hatherall is called in to investigate a shooting on the Earl of Ditchburn’s country estate. The Earl’s activities have angered animal rights and environmental groups but subsequent deaths suggest Elmsgrove Racehorse Yard is the target. There is more at stake than a horse race and time is running out for Hatherall to solve the case before the culprit kills again.
A Theory of Reincarnation: How is Karma Related to Reincarnation & How to Remember Past Lives by Robin Sacredfire A Theory of Reincarnation: How is Karma Related to Reincarnation & How to Remember Past Lives by Robin Sacredfire Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 11852 words Sample 20%
The structure of the information here exposed enlightens and stimulates a better understanding of this topic in a way that is rarely found, while motivating the discovery of a far more uplifting way to feel life and develop our own spirituality.
Improve your English pronunciation and learn over 500 commonly mispronounced words by Jakub Marian Improve your English pronunciation and learn over 500 commonly mispronounced words by Jakub Marian Sep. 02, 2014 $4.99 22923 words Sample 10%
Did you know that "colonel" is pronounced the same as "kernel", that "iron" doesn't rhyme "I Ron", and that there's neither green nor witch in the pronunciation of Greenwich? Learn about the most common pronunciation mistakes English learners make.
In Your Arms by Rebecca Goings In Your Arms by Rebecca Goings Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 41624 words Sample 20%
When a hardened ex-sheriff battling demons from his past suddenly falls in love with an innocent young woman, will he finally find his peace, or will he lose her forever?
Harper's Ferry by Joshua Herdt Harper's Ferry by Joshua Herdt Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 82438 words Sample 20%
Harper’s Ferry is set in Richmond, Virginia, and follows Taylor and his friends from their socialite beginnings to their eventual epiphanies. It is a story about transition, growing up, and the hard truths we all learn on the road outside of adolescence. Like any story worth telling, it begins and ends with a girl. It’s a love story, and well, something a little more.
Fraternity by Lori Derby Bingley Fraternity by Lori Derby Bingley Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 72716 words Sample 20%
One Man. Six Women. And a Fraternity filled with brothers who will do anything to keep their secrets.
JESUS & Co. (#2): The Safest Place by Jacob Lindaman JESUS & Co. (#2): The Safest Place by Jacob Lindaman Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 2730 words Read a sample
People have been pouring into the city for months. Now it's surrounded by invading armies. Cadiz is the last holdout of an inevitable invasion. As queen, Sarah suspects the end is near, but then as all hope seems lost she encounters someone. Someone whose survival is more important than her city. Who is this person and how could they possibly get out of Cadiz?
Cow 7 Cross Stitch Pattern by Mother Bee Designs Cow 7 Cross Stitch Pattern by Mother Bee Designs Sep. 02, 2014 $0.99 678 words Sample 10%
Cow 7 Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 5" X 3.5" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
Beg for the Moon by Eleanor Dunn Beg for the Moon by Eleanor Dunn Sep. 02, 2014 $2.99 3545 words Sample 20%
Xander is a lonely biker of the night, hiding his yearning and lust for blood. Shield is an alpha werewolf with a desire for the undead, which he has more than enough money to bribe into letting him get a sensual taste. In this 3500 word scorching hot supernatural erotica, the night will never be the same after these two men share the passion of the moon and their bodies.
The Steward Handbook by Canadian Labour Congress The Steward Handbook by Canadian Labour Congress Sep. 02, 2014 Free! 29795 words Read a sample
The Canadian Labour Congress's Steward Handbook covers everything you need to know to be a solid shop steward for the members in your local union. Learn about the role of the steward, what you should know, how to organize and communicate with your members, how to handle grievances, how to deal with management, and more. This is the perennial classic stewarding handbook, now in digital format.