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The Wild Horses of Hiroshima by Paul Xylinides The Wild Horses of Hiroshima by Paul Xylinides Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 58284 words Sample 20%
“Think of a city whose inhabitants respect more than each other and their own interests. Its destruction would not be a crime against humanity but a crime against life. They might not bomb such a city. There is no moral reason for humanity to continue, if its ends are limited to itself. And this is how we must stop seeing ourselves. This is why we destroy each other."
Blonde Fury Born by Laura Knots Blonde Fury Born by Laura Knots Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 9766 words Sample 20%
Stacy Sullivan is a young sexy cop determined to bring down the crime lord Big Ben. She is betrayed and ends up in the clutches of Big Ben who has plans for the sexy cop. But sometimes defeat can lead to victory and a new life.
Secret Sapphism (Lesbian Historical Erotica Bundle) by Honey Dover Secret Sapphism (Lesbian Historical Erotica Bundle) by Honey Dover Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 22925 words Sample 20%
This is a boxed set of three separate stories of lesbian historical erotica. Read about naughty nuns, misbehaving maids, and pirates dommes. Stories include spanking, bondage, first times, public nudity, foot fetish, masturbation, oral sex and fingering. Total length: 21,800 words!
Simple and Yummy: 14 Chocolate Recipes by Billie Roach Simple and Yummy: 14 Chocolate Recipes by Billie Roach Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 1738 words Sample 3%
14 yummy chocolate recipes. Fairly simple and decadent.
St. Augustine's Silhouettes by Kate Hill St. Augustine's Silhouettes by Kate Hill Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 12109 words Sample 10%
A killer runs loose in a small American town. When free-spirited Katherine allies herself with a man dubbed Satan by the townsfolk, has she found the man of her dreams or has she fallen into the hands of a murderer? St. Augustine's Silhouettes was previously published by Echelon Press. This is a revised and expanded version.
Total Female, Take Charge of Your Sexual Health by Douglas Ginter Total Female, Take Charge of Your Sexual Health by Douglas Ginter Oct. 23, 2014 $9.99 31145 words Sample 20%
One of America’ leading medical wellness writing teams announces the release of the book that may change your life. It’s time for you to look better, feel better, love better, and live longer!
A Yankee Peddler by Dale Theriault A Yankee Peddler by Dale Theriault Oct. 23, 2014 $1.99 5645 words Sample 10%
A Yankee Peddler is the second in a continuing series of poetic discourses from Dale Wayne Theriault, a Mainer by birth who is in the seventh of his allotted nine lives!
The Brands Who Came For Christmas by Maggie Shayne The Brands Who Came For Christmas by Maggie Shayne Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 71983 words Sample 20%
Caleb didn’t know that one night of bliss with Maya Brand had resulted in a pregnancy, until the blackmail attempt arrived on his desk. All he wants is Maya, and their child. But can a girl whose father abandoned and betrayed her, ever truly believe in the goodness of a man who left town the morning after their one night stand?
Chakras Easy Guide for Beginners by J.D. Rockefeller Chakras Easy Guide for Beginners by J.D. Rockefeller Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 16244 words Sample 20%
his book will teach you the meaning and functioning of the main 7 chakras. You will understand where they are located in the body, the colors that are related to each chakra, what they mean and how they relate to your physical and spiritual wellbeing. You will also understand how this life current energy represented by the chakras spirals through our bodies grounding us to the Earth plane.
Seduced by the Billionaire by JD Anders Seduced by the Billionaire by JD Anders Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 11140 words Sample 20%
A handsome billionaire comes into the yacht club that Ariana works at and invites her aboard his million dollar yacht. She has to make a decision to go and enjoy a life changing experience or pass up the opportunity and continue her mundane life. Deciding to go along, she discovers that she is the only other guest aboard the ship and they are going to Mexico.
Lows and highs by S.E. Levac Lows and highs by S.E. Levac Oct. 23, 2014 You set the price! 530 words Sample 10%
Lows and highs is a poem that deals with loss. I composed each verse to reflect the stages of grief. denial and isolation, anger, bargainig, depression, and acceptance.
How to Brew Your Own Beer by J.D. Rockefeller How to Brew Your Own Beer by J.D. Rockefeller Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 15562 words Sample 20%
Beer is the first alcoholic beverage known to human civilization. It is a drink that has perhaps played an important role in the evolution of mankind. Humans started to make beer long before they started to make bread for food! In this ebook you will learn all you need to know to make your first batch of beer! Brewing your own beer is not only a delicious but also a fun activity. Enjoy!
Covering Her Assets by N.L. Wilson Covering Her Assets by N.L. Wilson Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 54232 words Sample 20%
Dix Dodd is going undercover for Elizabeth Bee (now Mrs. Hugh Drammen). Elizabeth fears someone is out to kill her elderly husband. Since the pre-nup precludes her inheriting anything before they've been married a year, she's not about to let that happen.Posing as Elizabeth's mother (along with Dylan as her boy-toy, and Mrs. P as Nanny Jane), Dix is on the case, Covering Her Assets.
Heralds of the Crown: Fusion by Ashley Hodges Bazer Heralds of the Crown: Fusion by Ashley Hodges Bazer Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 91441 words Sample 20%
As Protectors of the Logia faith, Raven Criswell's family is honor-bound to defend the name of the Crown against the Strages—an evil, merciless faction bent on destroying the Logia. Raven embarks upon a mission of madness and revenge in the name of justice. Her quest leads her to supernatural creatures, love, and loss, but will it lead her to the retribution she seeks?
The Alhambra Decree by Lilian Gafni The Alhambra Decree by Lilian Gafni Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 123068 words Sample 10%
Will the young Catholic girl ever find her Jewish parents? The year is 1491, and Isabella Obrigon, a sixteen-year-old noble and beautiful young woman is kidnapped by a group of Jews and Conversos, (Spaniard Jews converted to Catholicism) when she finds out that she isn’t of noble birth but the child of a Jewish woman that died giving birth to her.
Wooing His Wolf by Charlie Richards Wooing His Wolf by Charlie Richards Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 21258 words Sample 5%
On the Road: Traveling was supposed to open his eyes, but it opened his heart, too.
Three is Just Enough by Jon Keys Three is Just Enough by Jon Keys Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 62335 words Sample 5%
Three college students struggle to make a triad polyamorous relationship work. If you think holding a couple together is hard, try a trio.
Charleston Past Midnight by Christine Edwards Charleston Past Midnight by Christine Edwards Oct. 23, 2014 $4.95 57677 words Sample 20%
Calla Hart is rescued from two thugs by Severin Beauvais, a preternaturally strong stranger. Calla soon discovers that he is a vampire who has stalked Charleston since the mid 18th-century. Despite their intense attraction, how can their love survive? Aside from Calla’s fragile mortality, there is Severin’s unending feud with the invincible vampire Valdon, who has set his sights on Calla.
The Two Champions by Wayne Greenough The Two Champions by Wayne Greenough Oct. 23, 2014 $1.99 8799 words Sample 5%
Two ninth graders set out to solve a mysterious problem in their school. Somebody calling himself The Phantom Marker is writing bad poetry as he marks up the school’s hallways.
Faded Love by Linda Palladino Faded Love by Linda Palladino Oct. 23, 2014 Free! 7149 words Read a sample
Based on a true story, Faded Love is a fictionalized account of the love between Cowboy musician, Billy Jack Wills and Sophia Pisano the summer of 1950. It’s a poignant story of love found and love lost. The message is, “Be careful who you are with because if you’re with the wrong person and the right person comes along you won’t be free to be with the right person." Choose carefully.
The Devil's Armchair by Hunter James The Devil's Armchair by Hunter James Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 67317 words Sample 5%
Always alive or merely back from the dead? Here is devil worship, drugs, Satanism, witchcraft, reincarnation and other fanciful practices taking place right under the nose of the late Jerry Falwell, a biblical fundamentalist of unequaled intelligence and vast political judgment.
Revenge by Susan K. Droney Revenge by Susan K. Droney Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 59000 words Sample 5%
When a young man controlled by a domineering mother is released from a court-ordered two-year stay in a psychiatric hospital, he becomes preoccupied with the woman he blames for putting him there in the first place.
Return of the Cats by Beany Sparks Return of the Cats by Beany Sparks Oct. 23, 2014 $4.99 41141 words Sample 5%
When her world is turned upside down Tori will need to learn to trust those around her as she learns about a world she never knew existed.
Pursued by the Wandering Spider by Jackie Nacht Pursued by the Wandering Spider by Jackie Nacht Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 15970 words Sample 5%
This wandering spider will pursue his mate, knowing he’s walking into the very heart of danger.
4 X Armed by Douglas Ball 4 X Armed by Douglas Ball Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 63033 words Sample 20%
It was just a small town in Arizona, but it was having large problems. Politics were complicated. Cows were being stolen. Drugs came in more often than clouds. Money was changing hands. Death stalked the high desert. Friends weren't really. Oh, yeah, there was romance in the air. Bottom line - all was not as tranquil as the Sheriff would like it.
Mide Strike by Viola Grace Mide Strike by Viola Grace Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 18520 words Sample 5%
A multi-level telepath is sentenced to living death, and her rescue is not precisely textbook. Life, death, life and a drop into a volcano.
Miles Diamond and the Demon of Death 2 by Derek Adams Miles Diamond and the Demon of Death 2 by Derek Adams Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 16476 words Sample 5%
Miles Diamond and his pals are back! This time their adventures lead them to the jungles of Mexico in search of hidden treasure.
Lover's Knot of Four by M. Garnet Lover's Knot of Four by M. Garnet Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 108054 words Sample 5%
Can a knot be tied in four ways? Can a woman love four men at the same time and can the same four men love her and need her in a way that most people will never understand. Come and jump with Carry and her four lovers to find out.
Touch of Tantra by Liv Morris Touch of Tantra by Liv Morris Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 171915 words Sample 20%
(A Bestselling Series told in Adam's Point of View... Age 18+) New York City playboy Adam Kingsley meets his match in Kathryn Declour, a beautiful socialite, and tells their love story in his own words. Kathryn's passion for an ancient sexual practices mixes with Adam's dark past. Secrets, seduction, and suspense make the Touch of Tantra series a page-turning romance.
Lonely by Scarlet Blackwell Lonely by Scarlet Blackwell Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 22616 words Sample 5%
When the love of Austin Bale’s life—Rupert the German Shepherd—is critically injured in a car accident, he has to find seventeen hundred dollars and fast. Austin lives alone, works a minimum wage job and has no one he can turn to. The only thing he can offer vet Lynton Brooke, by way of payment, is himself. This is a previously published book. The title remains unchanged.
Logic by Viola Grace Logic by Viola Grace Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 18356 words Sample 5%
A criminal analyst with no social life fascinates a superhero during a hostage taking where she was the hostage, until she wasn’t.
Kiplin's Coming Out by Stephani Hecht Kiplin's Coming Out by Stephani Hecht Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 21190 words Sample 5%
Sometimes what we present to the world is an illusion. That is until everything around you comes crashing down and the real you is revealed. Then, all you have is love to protect you.
Howl of the Wolf by S.D. Stewart Howl of the Wolf by S.D. Stewart Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 53351 words Sample 5%
A young werewolf must learn how to lead his Pack without sacrificing his love for a vampire.
The Best of Penny Dread Tales by Kevin J Anderson The Best of Penny Dread Tales by Kevin J Anderson Oct. 23, 2014 $4.99 100724 words Sample 15%
Four years of Penny Dread Tales have revealed some fantastic talent. In this edition we’ve collected the cream of the crop. Herein lies the very Best of Penny Dread Tales: sixteen stories of boiler-splitting steampunk with a blend of sci-fi, paranormal, western, and horror. These stories will take you on a thrilling ride and you will love every minute of it!
Il sole e il bene by Gianluca Mungo Il sole e il bene by Gianluca Mungo Oct. 23, 2014 $6.49 42011 words Sample 20%
Una lettura della metafora del Sole/Bene del VI libro della Repubblica apre una riflessione sul ruolo della Filosofia nella società, così come venne posto da Platone e, successivamente, da chi visse durante la Repubblica di Weimar. Molte riflessioni fatte in passato sono ancora oggi assai attuali.
An Alternative Handbook to the Maltese Temples by Francis Xavier Aloisio An Alternative Handbook to the Maltese Temples by Francis Xavier Aloisio Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 12791 words Sample 5%
For the first time we have a ‘handbook’ that gives us a metaphysical and alternative view of the unique prehistoric temples of Malta.Humanity has now reached the stage where it is open, eager and hungry enough for the ‘truth.’ It is time to come into a better understand of these magnificent and mysterious structures.
Batty For You by Zenina Masters Batty For You by Zenina Masters Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 16864 words Sample 5%
The wrong kind of bat in the right place at the right time; she meets a fox who sends her completely batty.
Always Holly by HK Carlton Always Holly by HK Carlton Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 59941 words Sample 5%
Only the worthy are rewarded with happily-ever-after. In this final emotional installment of the Always Cambridge Saga Series, Holly Cambridge lives a quiet unassuming life as Beth Gregory in Witness Protection.
A Fine Bromance by Roland Graeme A Fine Bromance by Roland Graeme Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 20605 words Sample 5%
Two handsome, sexy brothers discover that they can only hide their homosexuality from each other for so long.
Hot Dino Girls by Paul Lucas Hot Dino Girls by Paul Lucas Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 21838 words Sample 20%
A human college student finds himself stranded with two beautiful human-dinosaur hybrids, leading to unexpected sensual delights between himself and the much larger Saurian women.
Numb by Montgomery Raye Numb by Montgomery Raye Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 10859 words Sample 22%
Take a walk with Nora, whose hunger for love has taken the foreground in a most unusual way. More control which Nora relinquishes, the sexual spotlight becomes hers and hers alone. For one who is “Numb”, what others may see as being extreme, is just a walk in the park of what is average.
7 Pasos para autopublicar tu ebook con éxito by Eduardo Archanco 7 Pasos para autopublicar tu ebook con éxito by Eduardo Archanco Oct. 23, 2014 Free! 11687 words Read a sample
¿Alguna vez has querido publicar un libro pero las editoriales pasan de ti? ¿Conoces la autopublicación de ebooks pero no sabes por dónde empezar? Con esta guía aprenderás a hacerlo tú mismo en 7 pasos y desde cero. Publicar un ebook es sólo el principio de este apasionante camino y gracias a esta guía aprenderás a venderlo con éxito.
Pariah by N. M. Cedeno Pariah by N. M. Cedeno Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 5784 words Sample 30%
Young Henry was perfect: perfectly average, perfectly normal. Why did he need to be categorized in school? His parents find themselves on the wrong side of the law as they fight to help Henry fit in at school in this dystopian short story where large scale individualized education misfires for the minority who are merely average.
Remember Your Name by Erik G LeMoullec Remember Your Name by Erik G LeMoullec Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 70174 words Sample 20%
From living in the Lodz ghetto at age ten to surviving the hells of Auschwitz and a death march at fifteen, Teddy Znamirowski faced unfathomable horrors, narrowly escaping death time and time again. Liberated at sixteen, it was not until the Bricha approached him and he became a lead operative – smuggling thousands of refugees across country borders – that he finally began his life again.
An Enquiry Into Aesthetics by E.S. Dallaire An Enquiry Into Aesthetics by E.S. Dallaire Oct. 23, 2014 Free! 16268 words Read a sample
An investigation into the tools we have at our disposal as humans which we may use to approach an understanding of Nature.
The History of the Asian Cup by Aidan Williams The History of the Asian Cup by Aidan Williams Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 51707 words Sample 20%
From humble beginnings in 1956, the Asian Cup has grown into an intense, closely fought and highly competitive tournament befitting a region that is continuing to rise in football's prominence. This history provides an ideal background to the rise and development of this increasingly prestigious competition.
The Chastity Diaries The Complete Series by Lisa Winters The Chastity Diaries The Complete Series by Lisa Winters Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 14456 words Sample 20%
The entire Chastity Diaries series is here at last in one epic collection! Andrew thought his marriage was going fine, but when he gets himself into a deep gambling debt, his wife is furious. She decides that if their marriage is to work, he is going to become subordinate to her. Suddenly, Andrew has found himself in a Female-Led Marriage!
Vales Hollow by Tony Bowman Vales Hollow by Tony Bowman Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 82093 words Sample 20%
Four members of a mercenary team are marked for death by the CIA. They hideout in the small town of Vales Hollow, Pennsylvania, seeking only to live quiet, peaceful lives. But, can these adrenalin junkies adjust to life in the slow lane? Or, is Vales Hollow really as peaceful as it appears on the surface?
The Dream-Eater's Balloons by Ema Furuya The Dream-Eater's Balloons by Ema Furuya Oct. 23, 2014 $3.50 120 words Sample 20%
A mythical creature known as a "Dream-eater", or a Baku in Japanese language, has a dilemma due to the abundance of nightmares, so two children, Lacey and Hans, help him.
Wem of Wister by Josh Seligman Wem of Wister by Josh Seligman Oct. 23, 2014 You set the price! 8939 words Sample 20%
When Wem sees a legendary bird flying toward Mount Zul, he believes it is a sign to show him the way to the Godern people's home. Will his family and friends believe him? When at last he reaches Mount Zul, he learns about the origins of a curse over the land. But can he remove it--and how?