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The Ephemeris Encyclopedia Galactica: Sector Twenty-Eight by J Alan Erwine The Ephemeris Encyclopedia Galactica: Sector Twenty-Eight by J Alan Erwine Sep. 30, 2014 $3.00 12874 words Sample 10%
The exploration of “Unexplored Space” continues with Sectors 28. Sector Twenty-Eight is one of the largest sectors in “Unexplored Space,” although the eleven species have not done much to colonize the sector. There are quite a few dead colonies from ancient species, and some other unexpected mysteries in some of the systems.
Portonuovo (Italiano) by Marco Bertamini Portonuovo (Italiano) by Marco Bertamini Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 46935 words Sample 20%
Era l'inizio di un nuovo anno scholastico nel paese di Portonuovo. Conrad era nuovo nella nostra scuola, nuovo nel paese e nuovo a tutti. Venne a scuola per una settimana e un giorno. Poi, d'improvviso, non c'era più'. Portonuovo non e' un posto di misteri, eppure c'erano tante domande e pochissime risposte.
Global Warming Fun 1: Saved by Right-Handed Grass by Gary J. Davies Global Warming Fun 1: Saved by Right-Handed Grass by Gary J. Davies Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 17482 words Read a sample
Fun? Maybe not so much! In this sci-fi/fantasy short story, hapless home-owner Ed Rumsfeld is attacked by mutant man-eating insects. Thus begins a FREE series that will chronicle an increasingly unstable world in which nasty natural, technological and mythical forces are unleashed in response to climate change and other human induced problems.
This Was The Beginning - Volume 1: A False Start by Andrew Flynn This Was The Beginning - Volume 1: A False Start by Andrew Flynn Sep. 30, 2014 $2.99 21791 words Sample 5%
Since time immemorial, there has been one account of the start of it all. Until now. From the notorious author of “188: Micro-Stories For Your Macro-Brain,” comes the satirical retelling of how things actually began. It may get loud from up on high, but the Creation that you thought you knew just got a lot funnier!
Tales From The Riverwake Tower by Clare Seven Tales From The Riverwake Tower by Clare Seven Sep. 30, 2014 $5.95 34915 words Sample 20%
The Riverwake Tower is a wicked prison in the City of Irulan, where women are incarcerated and punished for their crimes, real or imagined, languishing in chains day after day, week after week, month after month. Yet in that evil place there are both heroes and villains, among the guards and among the prisoners. There may be pleasure, even romance, although all too often the pleasure is one sided.
Sex On A Train (Book 1 of Ellie's Gangbangs) by Mel Hague Sex On A Train (Book 1 of Ellie's Gangbangs) by Mel Hague Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 8136 words Read a sample
Sex starved Ellie begins to masturbate to her fantasies after discovering her boyfriend of eight years is gay. Her fantasies eventually include being the centre of a gangbang and as she seduces a male passenger into the carriage toilet on the London to Glasgow train the single sex session turns into a real life gangbang.
The 2014 Napa Valley Earthquake by Marques Vickers The 2014 Napa Valley Earthquake by Marques Vickers Sep. 30, 2014 $9.95 2641 words Sample 20%
“The 2014 Napa Valley Earthquake” is a pictorial electonic book edition photographed by Northern California artist Marques Vickers of the August 24, 2014 magnitude 6.0 quake and consequential destruction. Vickers 80+ images capture the stark damage from numerous perspectives of downtown Napa, Vallejo and the Victorian officer mansions based at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard near the epicenter.
Succumbing to the Horse Whisperer by Phoenix Aphrodite Hazelton Succumbing to the Horse Whisperer by Phoenix Aphrodite Hazelton Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 78367 words
Male, alpha, handsome, charismatic but enigmatic, controversial and dominant, the horse whisperer is a magnet to the thousands of girls and women who flock to him from around the world, drawn by his message of personal salvation through the horse. Exceptionally beautiful but fiercely independent, one of them dares to stand up to him. Torn by lust for his hard, muscled body, can she resist him?
Angry Birds Stella Game Guide by Josh Abbott Angry Birds Stella Game Guide by Josh Abbott Sep. 30, 2014 $4.99 2036 words
Are you tired of being a newb or mediocre Angry Birds Player? Would you like to learn how to get the HIGH SCORE & Rank 3 Stars for EVERY SINGLE LEVEL? How about Beating ALL Levels FAST?
Separate and Succinct, Disparate and Distinct by Bill Snider Separate and Succinct, Disparate and Distinct by Bill Snider Sep. 30, 2014 $3.00 23424 words Sample 15%
Separate and Succinct, Disparate and Distinct – a collection of bits and pieces of Bill Snider’s weird mind splattered onto the page. He warns that one must read with care, for the depths of his mind are shallow, entranced, bewitched by shadows and happenstance. Tread with patience, for his dreams are laid out in quiet array...
Succumbing to the Horse Whisperer: American English Edition by Phoenix Aphrodite Hazelton Succumbing to the Horse Whisperer: American English Edition by Phoenix Aphrodite Hazelton Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 78382 words
Male, alpha, handsome, charismatic but enigmatic, controversial and dominant, the horse whisperer is a magnet to the thousands of girls and women who flock to him from around the world, drawn by his message of personal salvation through the horse. Exceptionally beautiful but fiercely independent, one of them dares to stand up to him. Torn by lust for his hard, muscled body, can she resist him?
Welshsub by Jay Kay Rolling , Jr Welshsub by Jay Kay Rolling , Jr Sep. 30, 2014 $3.99 17226 words Sample 10%
'Welshsub' is the sequel to my first e-book, 'Bondage'. It is a continued exploration of the world of BDSM and the world of modern, online dating. The story of people meeting online and how their relationships evolve and their eventual meeting. A very contemporary and extraordinary, fictional tale. But, could it really be a true story? After all, so many people nowadays meet online.
Masquerade (A Halloween Story) by Kayden McLeod Masquerade (A Halloween Story) by Kayden McLeod Sep. 30, 2014 $2.89 21671 words Sample 20%
Abigail claimed the land of North Vancouver as her own, sharing it only with a clan of vampires, the Jericho Coven, who accepted the werewolf into their territory without qualm. Within their numbers is one, Cyrus Jericho; a suave, brooding vampire who isn’t quite as he appeared. He declares Abigail for his own the moment they meet, despite the fact that another werewolf pack is in British Columbia
Helix: Blight of Exiles by Pat Flewwelling Helix: Blight of Exiles by Pat Flewwelling Sep. 30, 2014 $6.99 97416 words Sample 10%
The cure is worse than the disease.
Chúa Đá Zaggla by Trang Trang Chúa Đá Zaggla by Trang Trang Sep. 30, 2014 $1.00 274124 words Sample 20%
Chúa đá Zaggla - tác phẩm sẽ đưa bạn đến với thế giới kì diệu của Joe Baker, được cùng cậu và các bạn của cậu khám phá những bí mật cổ xưa trong Lâu Đài Sứ của người Ánh Sáng, được sở hữu Hòn Đá Hộ Mệnh - sức mạnh của người Suliutte. Câu chuyện bắt đầu từ sự trở về của bà phù thủy Beatrice Cartland.Ngay trong đêm trở về thế giới của con người,bà Cartland đã tới quán rượu mật để tìm gặp ông Ham..
Written Among the Stars, An Astral Realm Series by Trisha Harley McCarthy Written Among the Stars, An Astral Realm Series by Trisha Harley McCarthy Sep. 30, 2014 $2.99 24833 words Sample 20%
Trisha Harley McCarthy’s book, Written Among the Stars, An Astral Realm Series is a stellar romance that captivates readers by utilizing heavenly and mortal characters in a storyline that explores the longing for love that all humans possess---and---The Divine ties we all have to other unexplored realms.
Zac Zombie 4: Hell on Earth by Eduard Joseph Zac Zombie 4: Hell on Earth by Eduard Joseph Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 19109 words Read a sample
In this final book of the highly popular novella series, Zac Zombie discovers he has new powers which will help him stop the undead apocalypse and perhaps defeat the enemy, Clairvius. With more action, comedy and zombies than the previous books, Zac Zombie: Slayer of the undead, book 4 is a must for any fan of the genre.
Livre para Crescer by Agnes Sedlmayr Livre para Crescer by Agnes Sedlmayr Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 15942 words Read a sample
Análise de consequências da pedagogia autoritária e manipuladora na sociedade atual; apresentação de ideias para contribuir para o desenvolvimento emocional saudável da criança e, desta forma, para uma sociedade mais equilibrada; apresentação do unschooling e do seu funcionamento no quotidiano, como uma das possibilidades para apoiar o desenvolvimento livre e individual da criança.
The Lion and the Rose, Book Two: The Gathering Storm by Hilary Rhodes The Lion and the Rose, Book Two: The Gathering Storm by Hilary Rhodes Sep. 30, 2014 $3.99 101275 words Sample 20%
The Lion and the Rose: William Rising introduced us to the young William, Duke of Normandy, and his treacherous childhood, as he fought his own barons to survive and claim his birthright. The Gathering Storm plunges us even deeper into his unfolding story. Now twenty-two, he has won his most pivotal battle, but impossible struggles loom -- and very few of his enemies are actually defeated.
Le salaud by Paul Clément Le salaud by Paul Clément Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 2816 words Sample 10%
Nouvelle érotique en forme de confession inspirée d'une rencontre avec un salaud... et fier de l'être.
How to Win Your Man by kakakamal How to Win Your Man by kakakamal Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 6268 words Sample 5%
This book is for those ladies who really love their men.
From Middle Class To Millionaire by David Lester From Middle Class To Millionaire by David Lester Sep. 30, 2014 $9.99 38644 words Sample 20%
From Middle Class to Millionaire is a book that calls out the huge money obstacles that the middle class faces today and helps everyday Canadians build a plan to deal with them. This book will guide Canadians through the challenges of David’s four “P’s” to the middle class that need to be strengthened for us to gain back our prosperity that has been slipping away for the last 20 years.
Hot Imports by Blair Erotica Hot Imports by Blair Erotica Sep. 30, 2014 $2.99 35946 words Sample 20%
Smuggling, high finance, treachery, and love (of money and people) and outright lust combine in this third book of stories of the Consortium. Tara goes undercover in an import/export company to do some due diligence and finds some serious personal distractions.
Social Media Boot Camp: How Not To Suck At Social Media by Dan Schenker Social Media Boot Camp: How Not To Suck At Social Media by Dan Schenker Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 3735 words Read a sample
So you don't want to suck at social media... Awesome! Sure, you’ve heard that social media is an incredible way to reach new audiences and network with the big shots, but every time you take a step, you fall flat on your face. Luckily for you, it’s not as difficult as you may have thought. In this book, you'll find 7 invaluable, duplicatable tips to boost your social media skills!
Alien Resistance: Omnibus Edition by Amanda Close Alien Resistance: Omnibus Edition by Amanda Close Sep. 30, 2014 $5.99 75239 words Sample 20%
In the aftermath of World War III a reptilian army emerges from the darkness of space to launch a ruthless campaign of conquest and genocide. All that remains of the world is a wasteland of concrete ruins and shattered architecture, now the dystopian battlefield upon which the human resistance wages its defiant war of survival against the invaders.
CD Grimes Murder Most Foul a collection  Collector's edition by CD Moulton CD Grimes Murder Most Foul a collection Collector's edition by CD Moulton Sep. 30, 2014 $7.99 394959 words Sample 10%
Books 11-18 of the CD Grimes mysteries. Includes the nominated Bottleneck and the last two more action-oriented books
Successful Alliances Using Collaboration Risk Management by Patrick Ow Successful Alliances Using Collaboration Risk Management by Patrick Ow Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 13744 words Sample 20%
Alliances are inherently riskier than other activities undertaken by an organisation. This ebook provides further practical solutions to manage risks in alliances and to ensure that both the collective goals of an alliance and individual corporate objectives of alliance partners are achieved within acceptable levels of risk and within a win-win business and operating environment.
Cats & Crowns by Sara Tiger Ryan Cats & Crowns by Sara Tiger Ryan Sep. 30, 2014 $3.00 97903 words Sample 20%
First Second Family Elitedaughter Sazzancy Delicious Jinn and Selectson Dusten Clarey Kincaid are proud to announce the opening of Miss Kitty's Private Spy Agency, 5 Whippet Street West, on Sidewise Fates,1; Sinister Fates, 1; WizardWalkingday. Confidential investigation. Absolute Discretion. Reasonable Rates.
Comme un courant d'air by Ophélie Bruneau Comme un courant d'air by Ophélie Bruneau Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 2151 words Read a sample
Une étudiante timide, un voisin étrangement attirant... Il suffit parfois d'un coup de vent pour transformer une matinée ordinaire en petite aventure.
A Grave Hunger (A New Paranormal Romance Release) by agravehunger A Grave Hunger (A New Paranormal Romance Release) by agravehunger Sep. 30, 2014 $4.99 76761 words Sample 15%
Leah’s life has been turned upside down since the mysterious deaths of her parents and sister. Attacked by wild animals is the official cause of death. But all the clues lead to something more deadly--vampires. Haunted by their murder, Leah is obsessed with getting revenge on the vampire that killed them. Newly trained by her mentor and vampire hunter, Bobby, Leah is ready is to wreak vengeance.
Discerning Truth in a World Filled with Lies by Ron Leonard Discerning Truth in a World Filled with Lies by Ron Leonard Sep. 30, 2014 $5.00 81867 words Sample 15%
Are you tired of being lied to? This book is dedicated to the belief that the truth can be found and is worth any price. The author, a Christian therapist, MBA, and Mensa member, shares insights and anecdotes from his various adventures in lie spotting. Whether the lies come from advertisers, politicians, friends or the church pulpit, this book teaches how to counter the daily avalanche of lies.
A Whisper of Rue: The Trouble With Elves, Book 5 by Decadent Kane A Whisper of Rue: The Trouble With Elves, Book 5 by Decadent Kane Sep. 30, 2014 $1.99 13971 words Sample 20%
When a package magically shows up in Rue's home, she'll have two choices. Either do as Gage demands, or standby as an elf is tortured.
Brock and Becca - Chill Out In Churchill by Lois W. Marlatt Brock and Becca - Chill Out In Churchill by Lois W. Marlatt Sep. 30, 2014 $1.99 19090 words Sample 10%
Brock and Becca traveled to Churchill, Manitoba on the shore of Hudson Bay. It is the polar bear capital of the world. Brock and Becca went on a dog sled ride, and Brock went out onto the tundra in a buggy with his dad where he saw at least a dozen polar bears. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
The Minus Faction - Episode Two: Crossfire by Rick Wayne The Minus Faction - Episode Two: Crossfire by Rick Wayne Sep. 30, 2014 $1.98 31243 words Sample 30%
THE MINUS FACTION is a serial novel about extraordinary abilities and how not to use them.
Barring Complications by Blythe Rippon Barring Complications by Blythe Rippon Sep. 30, 2014 $9.99 76717 words Sample 20%
It's an open secret that the newest justice on the Supreme Court is a lesbian. When the Court decides to hear a case about gay marriage, Justice Victoria Willoughby must sway at least one of her conservative colleagues and confront her own feelings about coming out. Just when she decides she's up to the challenge, she learns that the very out Genevieve Fornier will be lead counsel on the case.
Body Shrine: Omnibus Edition by Amanda Close Body Shrine: Omnibus Edition by Amanda Close Sep. 30, 2014 $4.99 39542 words Sample 20%
Dystopian romance and paranormal adventure collide in this wasteland odyssey of vampires, road warriors, and a super-powered sexual predator.
Love Potion and Other Travesties by Amie Louellen Love Potion and Other Travesties by Amie Louellen Sep. 30, 2014 $2.99 50519 words Sample 20%
The classic tale of boy meets girl, drinks shampoo, and falls in love. Too bad he can't remember her name the next day.
The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse - In Canada by Gwyneth Jane Page The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse - In Canada by Gwyneth Jane Page Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 8432 words Sample 20%
'The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse - In Canada' is about travelling across Canada, told from the perspective of the adorable little stuffed animal, PJ Mouse. Educational and entertaining, children love to follow PJ's escapades as he discovers a glacier in the Rockies, a salt lake in Saskatchewan and the ocean floor at the Bay of Fundy. Also available: PJ Mouse with his passport and stickers.
The Millennium Book--Module 1: Personal Challenges in the twenty-first century by Ned Johnson The Millennium Book--Module 1: Personal Challenges in the twenty-first century by Ned Johnson Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 32862 words Read a sample
This is the first in a series called collectively The Millennium Book. It contains the Introduction, the full text of the first of ten modules, and contains ten chapters on subjects related to the Personal Challenges we will all face in the new century. Next, there are summaries of the remaiing chapters in the other modules. After reading this material, you should feel better about the new era.
Queen of the Blues: The Life and Times of Bessie Smith by Jennifer Warner Queen of the Blues: The Life and Times of Bessie Smith by Jennifer Warner Sep. 30, 2014 $4.99 15304 words
Nicknamed the Queen of the Blues, Bessie Smith rose up from poverty in the American South to become one of the most famous and respected recording artists of her generation. Smith was at the forefront of transitioning blues music from a rural novelty to a legitimate art form that critics and audiences took seriously. Behind the scenes of her success, though, Bessie navigated a story family and p
The Transatlantic Race by Joseph Lovece The Transatlantic Race by Joseph Lovece Sep. 30, 2014 $3.99 34804 words Sample 20%
Young inventor Frank Rude, Jr. is confident that his airship Thunderbird will win the first world's first Transatlantic Race. All he and Charlie, Inanna, detective Denver Doll, Woman in Black and orphans PS and Kurt have to do is escape from a floating island and its giant snake guardian, defeat a group of Fenian terrorists, retrieve a precious religious artifact and overcome an animal smuggler.
Midwinter Anthology, 2013 by Phil Bettinson Midwinter Anthology, 2013 by Phil Bettinson Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 12440 words Read a sample
Welcome to Midwinter Anthology. A collection of short stories, poems, and art all offered for free. A small present from us, to you. There is no theme in the anthology, but we hope that you will find herein a harmony.
Narrative, Nature,  and the ‘Cock’ and ‘Bull’ Story:   The Lockean Tristram Shandy  and the Modern Novel by Amanda Tiller Narrative, Nature, and the ‘Cock’ and ‘Bull’ Story: The Lockean Tristram Shandy and the Modern Novel by Amanda Tiller Sep. 30, 2014 $2.99 12449 words Sample 15%
Laurence Sterne’s Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760) is one of the first English novels to stray from Aristotle's classical literary structures. Tiller's paper explores how this deviation leads Tristram, in the series of events stemming from his birth, to a more precise imitation of nature than, perhaps, adherence to such guidelines could have procured.
Gang Of Losers by Chris Lynton Gang Of Losers by Chris Lynton Sep. 30, 2014 $3.99 102090 words Sample 20%
Gang of Losers is a heartfelt and offbeat novel about 16 year-old Theo Hanlon's efforts to make it as a musician and form his own band. Set in the summer of 1983, the novel captures the excitement of growing up and experiencing the intoxicating lure of music, sex, alcohol and independence for the first time.
License to Stalk: the true story of a war on terror, secret agent by Thomas Baden-Riess License to Stalk: the true story of a war on terror, secret agent by Thomas Baden-Riess Sep. 30, 2014 Free! 128965 words Read a sample
Secret Agent X is one of the new breed of spy, specifically trained to combat the war on terror. Granted special immunity, he has license to do whatever the hell he wants in order to foil terrorist plots. So evolves a humorous tale in which we follow X as he stalks random members of the public. Funny, gripping and occasionally very serious, this book takes the art of stalking to creepy new levels.
How To Start A Used Entertainment Store: A Complete Blu-Ray, DVD, Video Game, and Bookstore Business Plan by In Demand Business Plans How To Start A Used Entertainment Store: A Complete Blu-Ray, DVD, Video Game, and Bookstore Business Plan by In Demand Business Plans Sep. 30, 2014 $9.99 9419 words Sample 5%
A business plan is critical to forming the right strategy and taking the steps needed to ensure success. This book, unlike so many others, has actually done most of the work for you. While most books are vague and give you one sentence explanations of what you should include, this book is near complete. This book is a completed USED ENTERTAINMENT STORE BUSINESS PLAN.
Night Witches: A History of the All Female 588th Night Bomber Regiment by Fergus Mason Night Witches: A History of the All Female 588th Night Bomber Regiment by Fergus Mason Sep. 30, 2014 $4.99 17244 words
From 1942 until the end of World War II, the Soviets had a secret weapon: women. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was one of the most decorated units; each member had flew more than 800 missions by the end of the war, and twenty-three were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union (the highest distinction). Despite all the awards, the unit is largely forgot now. This book looks at the history of one o
Something Like A Lady by Kim Bowman Something Like A Lady by Kim Bowman Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 116442 words Sample 20%
Jonathan Durham, Fourth Earl of Seabrook, needs a wife, and Lady Annabella Price's mother wants her to find a husband. But how will Jon convince his unwilling bride to give their marriage a chance when's she's determined to have it dissolved?
Discord by Laura Heritage Discord by Laura Heritage Sep. 30, 2014 $0.99 17214 words Sample 20%
I am Eris. The Spirit of Strife. As the title implies, my whole goal in life is to stir up dissension. I would say it makes me happy, but that would be a lie. After all, I am the Spirit of Strife. By definition, I don’t cause happiness for anyone. It’s a nasty job. But somebody has to do it.
Passion Fruit: Book Three by Caelia Sky Passion Fruit: Book Three by Caelia Sky Sep. 30, 2014 $2.99 6884 words Sample 20%
“Jill, will you go out with me?” Those were the words he said to me two months ago. Those were the words I said yes to. Bryan didn’t need to convince me to date him, I was already interested, and it was a decision I didn’t regret. But when he invited me to his room for a private conversation, and told me how he truly feels about me, time froze my heart. Should I take the plunge, or…