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In the Path: Living Through a Tornado by Donna Markiewicz In the Path: Living Through a Tornado by April 29, 2016 $2.99 9593 words Sample 15%
I was living in Joplin, Missouri with my dog, Edie, back in 2011 when an EF5 tornado struck the city. Read the story of Edie's and my survival and what we experienced in the aftermath.
Historic Speeches: The Greatest Political Speeches of All Time by Albert Jack Historic Speeches: The Greatest Political Speeches of All Time by April 29, 2016 $3.95 86610 words Sample 20%
A rare and carefully compiled collection of the greatest speeches in modern history. The words that changed the world.
The Anointed: The Masacado Scrolls, Story 7 by Charles T Whipple The Anointed: The Masacado Scrolls, Story 7 by April 29, 2016 $0.99 21422 words Sample 20%
Kojiro continues his journey toward Kio, center of the universe and home of the Emperor. Now he travels with only a warrior monk, a timber wolf, a white raven, and a spirit-being called Neouli. Along the way, he must learn lessons which will profit him when he becomes the Anointed King. But can he withstand the black power of the Unholy Bane?
Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues by Julius Jamaal McLean Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues by April 29, 2016 $0.99 10185 words Sample 40%
Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues is a poetry collection consisting of 65 poems. The poems are separated into 11 distinct sections. Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues is rooted in a modern sense of black cultural, social, and artistic rebirth while paying homage to the artistic foundation laid by the great pioneers of the past.
Memories by Chris Johns Memories by April 29, 2016 $3.45 4536 words Sample 20%
In the picturesque Old Spanish village of Rojas, wealthy, ailing, fifty-year-old Thomas looks back at his youth, and the unforgettable first love he had lost: fiery, gorgeous Fernando. They met as teenagers in England and went to Rojas on holiday with friends, where they fell headlong in love. They built their dreams together in the little village, and vowed to make it their home one day.
The Passions of Our Tribes by ronseals The Passions of Our Tribes by April 29, 2016 $4.99 109277 words Sample 20%
The Passions of Out Tribes is the second book in The Blue Mountain Series
Sleeping With the Mob Book One by Hot Flash Publishing Sleeping With the Mob Book One by April 29, 2016 $0.99 18878 words Sample 10%
Sleeping With the Mob is an erotica thriller novel released in three novella sized books. The heroine, Marita McCarren, is a small town lawyer that is finished with men. That is, until she meets Tony O'Neil. He is everything a woman wants but there is a problem. She suspects Tony is a high-level mafia hitman.
A Dusky Messenger (Seeking Mana - Tome 1) by William Hyllside A Dusky Messenger (Seeking Mana - Tome 1) by April 29, 2016 $2.99 48928 words Sample 10%
Delve into the early 19th century's world and hop between the journeys of several historical and fictional characters, whose fates are to converge towards the Fiji islands, portrayed via a magical realistic approach, while the world is shaken by Napoleonic wars, struggles for independences, global trade, anti-slavery movements and clashes of civillisations. When all waves led to the South Seas...
Slavery and the Penal System by J. Thorsten Sellin Slavery and the Penal System by April 29, 2016 $9.99 92942 words Sample 14%
The groundbreaking study of penal slavery throughout the ages is finally available again. Previously a rare book, despite the fact that it is widely quoted and cited by scholars in the field of sociology, penology, and criminology, it can now be accessed easily worldwide and be assigned to classes. Now in its 40th anniversary edition, Sellin's classic book adds a new Foreword by Barry Krisberg.
Labors of Love Part 2 (Gay Historical Romance) by Shiloh Saddler Labors of Love Part 2 (Gay Historical Romance) by April 29, 2016 $0.99 6248 words Sample 20%
During cotton harvest, Daniel and James spend their days picking and nights in each other’s arms. They must guard against a nosy neighbor intent on taking their farm and separating the lovers forever.
Religious Cartoon Clip Art by Ron Coleman Religious Cartoon Clip Art by April 29, 2016 $0.99 160 words Sample 15%
Funny religious cartoons which can be downloaded for free to use in church newsletters, flyers, websites, blogs, presentations or other projects.
Winning the Lottery Doing the Right Thing by Mario V. Farina Winning the Lottery Doing the Right Thing by April 29, 2016 Free! 2801 words Read a sample
Rob had won the lottery. Twenty-three Millions Dollars. In a phone call from his daughter in law, she advised him to "Do the Right Thing!" and she made a suggestion as to what that should be. At age 77, Rob knew he was not competent enough to use the money wisely. But he wanted to do the right thing! Would you agree with what he felt the right thing was and what he did?
An Untapped Field of Endeavor by Harvey Stanbrough An Untapped Field of Endeavor by April 29, 2016 $2.99 4509 words Sample 20%
Big Joey Barbosa has decided to invite his long time colleague, Nick Leonisi, in on a very special deal. A new, previously untapped business venture. But maybe Nick has a different venture in mind. Come along for the ride.
The Throckmorton Plethora aka The Smitherton Delusion by Richard Bell The Throckmorton Plethora aka The Smitherton Delusion by April 29, 2016 $0.99 17281 words Sample 20%
It all began innocently enough. You can theorize all you want, but I blame random electrons. How can one fathom the human mind? How can one hang a shirt to dry without leaving clothespin marks on it? And will Smedley ever return the beagles? Read on for the answer to these and many other burning issues of the day. Or not.
The Creature Teacher by Kristen L. Smith The Creature Teacher by April 29, 2016 $2.99 395 words
If you think it's time to teach your child to rhyme, read this book, it's worth the look. It'll teach your child about different creatures and their many different features.
Windsor Towers by Michael Ballew Windsor Towers by April 29, 2016 $2.99 55797 words Sample 10%
It’s springtime in Savannah and jasmine isn’t the only thing in the air. Ashley turns to private investigator Austin for help with her husband’s unsolved murder. She persuades him to allow her to accompany him and something unexpected develops between them. As they work through the list of suspects a mystery unfolds that leads them on a journey to the dark side of the otherwise picturesque city.
The Edge of Nowhere by Ethan Nicholas The Edge of Nowhere by April 29, 2016 $0.99 13064 words Sample 10%
Follow Calvin, and his motley crew, as they live for the moment, howl at the moon, chase after love, and eventually fight to protect their turf.
Love and Larceny by Regina Scott Love and Larceny by April 29, 2016 $2.99 46218 words Sample 20%
Even an Amazon can fall hard. Daphne Courdebas rushes to investigate strange doings at Brentfield Manor. But things are not as they seem, especially when it comes to the handsome Wynn Fairfax. What’s a lady known for saving the day to do when she finds her own heart in jeopardy? Clean Regency romance; kisses only.
Beyond Extreme: Volume Two - 4 More Filthy Tales by AE Publications Beyond Extreme: Volume Two - 4 More Filthy Tales by April 29, 2016 Free! 20303 words Read a sample
From AE Publications comes a new collection of 4 filthy stories, featuring bdsm, anal, rough sex, alpha males, femdom, lesbians, threesomes, romance and more. Includes: The Dirty Little Slut Gets Pounded by Misty Rose, Reluctant Submission by JT Holland, Naughty Threesome by Taylor Jordan & Pushing The Limits by Brock Landers. Adults only. 18+
Perverted Little Cuties - 4 Tales Of Filthy Smut by AE Publications Perverted Little Cuties - 4 Tales Of Filthy Smut by April 29, 2016 Free! 15911 words Read a sample
From AE Publications comes a new collection of 4 more tales of extreme sex, featuring bdsm, anal, rough sex, alpha males, femdom, threesomes, lesbians, romance and more. Includes: Late Night Filthy by Dirk Rockwell, The Hunk Down The Hall by Misty Rose, Filthy Little Cowgirl by Rickie Sheen & Trolling For Men by Taylor Jordan. Adults only. 18+
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole by Rachel Shirley Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole by April 29, 2016 $2.99 11558 words Sample 20%
Learn about the drama of the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918., inspired by rare photographs of the Mole and its coast.. An easy read of a disastrous event. With photos taken by German naval officers.
Extremely Depraved Sluts: Volume Two - 4 More Tales Of Extreme Sex by AE Publications Extremely Depraved Sluts: Volume Two - 4 More Tales Of Extreme Sex by April 29, 2016 Free! 20071 words Read a sample
From AE Publications comes a new collection of 4 more tales of extreme sex, featuring bdsm, anal, rough sex, alpha males, femdom, threesomes, lesbians, romance and more. Includes: One Hell Of A Filthy Slut by Dirk Rockwell, Roughing Up My Barely Legal Neighbor by JT Holland, Two Filthy Sluts by Rickie Sheen & The Dirty Little Slut Forces The Issue by Misty Rose. Adults only. 18+
Steps to Submission Volume 2 by Lexie X Steps to Submission Volume 2 by April 29, 2016 $5.99 54065 words Sample 20%
Containing books six through ten of Steps to Submission, this bundle offers 55,000 words of Piper and Isabella's budding romance. Content advisory: contains strong themes of domination and submission, first times between girls, and a long salacious buildup and payoff. These are Parts 6-10 of "Steps to Submission", following Piper's descent into depravity at the hands of her roommate.
A doce prisão by Nayara Lemes A doce prisão by April 29, 2016 $3.43 51314 words Sample 20%
Ao partir para um castelo, Jasmine, uma jovem moça, iniciando a vida, abandona a família para buscar a independência. No seu caminho, ela encontra o homem com quem incia um relacionamento passional. Os dois se amam loucamente, porém a relação se degradará pouco a pouco até que Jasmine, desejando se desfazer, percebe que está unida ao rapaz por uma força cujo poder ela desconhecia.
Kinetic Cut and Run by W.F. Gigliotti Kinetic Cut and Run by April 29, 2016 $6.99 102564 words Sample 10%
After one hundred years of universal peace, Kinetica Corporation rules over most of humanity’s twenty-seven worlds. It finds itself under attack by a terrorist faction from within the company. The terrorists control a murder machine known as the Chromic Mass, a product of human vanity that was perverted into a lethal killer on a grand scale.
Saira: Gone with the Time by Aslam Ansari Saira: Gone with the Time by April 29, 2016 $4.50 11556 words Sample 20%
The other side of Saira Mir's story, the woman whose story played the key role in discovering the secret world of Benazir Bhutto... What had happened to her? What was her dilemma? Where is she? Someone had been on a constant quest, looking for the woman he had loved...
Secrets That Bind by Yasmine Cooper Secrets That Bind by April 29, 2016 Free! 43155 words Read a sample
All of Ramona's secrets are beginning to surface one after a another. Will Ramona be able to conquer the secrets that are bound to her or will everyone see that she is not so nice after all? Join Ramona on this Roller-coaster of lies, murder, and sex as each turn gets more and more scandalous. Guaranteed to heat up your nights! The sequel to Behind Closed Doors is finally here!
The Body in the Morgue: Book Two of the Detective Kelley Mystery series by Molly Dawn The Body in the Morgue: Book Two of the Detective Kelley Mystery series by April 29, 2016 $2.99 9455 words Sample 20%
James Kelley, Lead Detective in socialite Jocelyn Bennett’s murder, is missing a material witness as well as any strong evidence pointing to her killer. In frustration, he turns to Alicia; gorgeous, sexy, and a little bit dirty, she’ll take his mind off his stalled case. When another body is discovered, Kelley will leave Alicia’s lusty embrace to hunt for the murderer.
A Travel Guide to Cody, Wyoming by William Howard A Travel Guide to Cody, Wyoming by April 29, 2016 $2.99 6829 words Sample 15%
The Travel Guide to Cody, Wyoming features information about the Buffalo Bill Center of the West Museum, the historic Irma Hotel, Cody Nite Rodeo, other special events and travel tips for accommodations, restaurants, shopping areas and much more.
La Lista di Matrimonio by Jean C. Joachim La Lista di Matrimonio by April 29, 2016 $1.99 36840 words Sample 10%
'E vissero felici e contenti' può avere inizio con una lista?
Dirty Little Secret (Gay Taboo Erotic Romance) by Scott Underwood Dirty Little Secret (Gay Taboo Erotic Romance) by April 29, 2016 $2.99 3100 words Sample 20%
My daddy has a secret... a DIRTY secret. He wants me, he wants to be balls deep inside of me! I can't wait... just thinking about it makes me SO HARD! I'm going to burst, but first - I need to suck him. I need to stroke him, and I need to fuck him!
Carrie's Awakening by Kerry Waters Carrie's Awakening by April 29, 2016 $3.99 29874 words Sample 15%
Carrie Smith, a housewife is feeling bored and horny, but her husband is away so there is no one to satisfy her urges. Overwhelmed by her desires, she takes herself on a sexual adventure that breaches the realms of all she thought was proper for a married woman, in her quest to satisfy her sexual hunger and fantasy.
Stormwielder (Excerpt) by Aaron Hodges Stormwielder (Excerpt) by April 29, 2016 Free! 5870 words Read a sample
For five hundred years the Gods have united the Three Nations in harmony. Now that balance has been shattered, and chaos threatens.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Neil Diamond by James Hoag Legends of Rock & Roll - Neil Diamond by April 29, 2016 $2.99 7867 words Sample 20%
Neil Diamond began his career in the Sixties. He started as a songwriter. He grew his career from songwriter to singer to major recording artist to international star. He has withstood the changes in the music industry, starting as a teen idol and growing into a performer that is listened to and enjoyed by all ages. His albums still chart on Billboard even to this day and his tours still sellout.
Troop Train by N.D. Clark Troop Train by April 29, 2016 $1.99 12353 words Sample 15%
Michael Gunderson comes of age just after WWII ends. He wants nothing more than to leave behind an oppressive life of rural farming to strike out on his own and discover what the alluring world has to offer to men who love other men. Michael’s big break arrives when he’s offered a porter’s job on a troop train with the Pennsylvania Railroad and begins a journey of sexual discovery.
Let's Fail Together by Ian D. Nau Let's Fail Together by April 29, 2016 $2.00 19875 words Sample 10%
This book is an assortment of poems and short stories by up and coming author, Ian D. Nau. The book is made up of writes that he has collective written of the past couple of years of his life and thought, 'Hey! It would be nice to share these thoughts with anyone willing to read this. Let's make a book from it all and hope that someone, somewhere will like it other than myself.'
One Night, Two Bad Boys (A Bad Boy Alpha Male MFM Erotic Romance) by Amelia Wilde One Night, Two Bad Boys (A Bad Boy Alpha Male MFM Erotic Romance) by April 29, 2016 $2.99 6334 words Sample 20%
Julia usually plays it safe. She’s got a safe job, a safe boyfriend, and a safe routine…and it’s boring her to death. That’s why when Jason, a bad boy with killer body and a hidden agenda, literally climbs through her window while she’s working out, it takes her a minute to do the right thing and show him the door. The second he’s gone, she regrets her decision...
The Adventures of Floppy and Bertie by JK Ireland The Adventures of Floppy and Bertie by April 29, 2016 $0.99 11485 words Sample 20%
The entire collection of 5 Floppy and Bertie adventures in one fantastic, great value set. Follow their adventures at floppyandbertie.wix.com/floppyandbertie www.facebook.com/floppyandbertie
Neon Insomnia by Maggie Boe Neon Insomnia by April 29, 2016 $0.99 11471 words Sample 20%
In the beginning, the sounds and smells were pleasant. When they lead to someone, she felt fear. Then he helps her feel something that she's always wanted in her life. Her former boyfriend, can't accept the so-called relationship. His hope of winning her back, becomes a problem, she can't handle alone.
Drawn to You by Serena Grey Drawn to You by April 29, 2016 Free! 69621 words Read a sample
On the night she discovers her ex’s engagement, Rachel meets Landon, the most attractive man she has ever seen, who, for some reason, mistakes her for a hooker. However, he’s so sexy. And it’s just one night… What harm can there be in giving in to the desire to lose herself in his touch? She doesn't plan to ever see him again, but Landon has other plans and he's not willing to let her walk away.
The Cupcake Coven (Book 1 Love Spells Gone Wrong Series) by Ashlyn Chase The Cupcake Coven (Book 1 Love Spells Gone Wrong Series) by April 29, 2016 $2.99 79355 words Sample 20%
Pretty Wiccan Rebecca Colby borrowed money from her father to start a bakery, and now he’s calling the loan due. When she learns he fell off the gambling wagon and owes big money to some scary people, she has to start making a profit—and fast—before the loan shark takes a bite out of her. Hot Cowboy Dru Tanner is looking for his missing sister who left Texas to explore their New England Wiccan r
The Wolves of Glastonbury by Edward Cox The Wolves of Glastonbury by April 29, 2016 $1.99 16970 words Sample 10%
What happens in Glastonbury stays in Glastonbury—even if it means the end of one of humanity’s longest alternate lifelines. The hunt is on for Claire and Ethan .
Damaged Space by Barbara Lund Damaged Space by April 29, 2016 $1.99 5863 words Sample 10%
When Luis talks Officer Cordova and her partner James into helping him investigate an illicit drug ring, their hottest lead may end up too hot to handle...
Healer by Barbara Lund Healer by April 29, 2016 $0.99 1902 words Sample 10%
Before their desperate quest to save the king… before becoming friends at mage school… Pamla overheard Ava beg for a healer at the temple’s doors… Ava might not remember they met, but it’s a day that Pamla can’t ever forget; after all, it changed her whole life…
Peculiar Magic by Leslie Claire Walker Peculiar Magic by April 29, 2016 $2.99 11094 words Sample 20%
Death. Resurrection. Hope. Beth died at seventeen while helping to save the world. She doesn't remember the details, but she hasn't been the same since. When the supernatural creature who killed her hunts her down once again, Beth must face the mystery of her death head-on. If she can’t solve the puzzle of her hidden memory, she may lose something infinitely more valuable than her life.
KURBAĞALAR - Aristophanes by Yilmaz Guleryuz KURBAĞALAR - Aristophanes by April 29, 2016 $4.99 14607 words Sample 20%
Eski Komedya'nın en büyük yazarı olarak nitelendirilen Aristofanes'in (Aristophanes) en güzel eserlerinden biridir "Kurbağalar" (Frogs). Güle güle okuyunuz...
Creeper by Barbara Lund Creeper by April 29, 2016 $5.99 67301 words Sample 10%
Slavers have come to Crowns Peak. Creeper, a street urchin living rough in the slums, may have found a safe place - safe from the coming winter, from the older littles who bully her, from the king’s guards who want to take her, and perhaps even from the slavers - but is it really safe inside the palace walls? Navigating new dangers, she can't forget the slavers from her old life, either...
The Advantage for Mid-Lifers by Emma Sue Prince The Advantage for Mid-Lifers by April 29, 2016 Free! 3172 words Read a sample
Taking key soft skills from her groundbreaking book and training programme, Emma Sue Prince identifies how you can embrace adaptability and integrity to take back a sense of control over your mid-life. This little e-book focuses on sharpening two key skills that will help you have that advantage and live a meaningful and happy life.
KADINLAR MECLİSTE - Aristophanes by Yilmaz Guleryuz KADINLAR MECLİSTE - Aristophanes by April 29, 2016 $4.99 15446 words Sample 20%
Komedya’nın Babası olarak da bilinen Aristofanes (Aristophanes)'in eseri Kadınlar Mecliste (Ekklesiazousai), ilk olarak M.Ö.391 tarihinde Lenaia’da düzenlenen Dionysus Festivali’nde sergilendiğinde birincilik ödülünü kazanmıştır. Güle güle okuyunuz, okutunuz... Emek paylaşıldıkça güzelleşir.
Ruined Innocence by Melinda De Ross Ruined Innocence by April 29, 2016 $2.99 54596 words Sample 10%
A story about passion, blood and history.