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Failure to Launch: From Big Data to Big Decisions by Forte Consultancy Group Failure to Launch: From Big Data to Big Decisions by Forte Consultancy Group Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 2218 words Read a sample
Not long ago big data was all the rage, the trendiest concept in the world of business intelligence. Now, however, the hype appears to be fading fast, with few companies having realized the bottom-line benefits promised to them by various vendors from the undertaking of big data initiatives.
"Native Son" Summarized and Analyzed by Teacher Forum Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 11514 words Sample 10%
“Native Son” by Richard Wright was first published in 1940. It was originally the title of Nelson Algren’s first novel, “Somebody in Boots.” The story of that novel was based on a piece of doggerel about the first Texan.
OBSERVER Strange Desired Unexpected by Abdulilah Hamadi OBSERVER Strange Desired Unexpected by Abdulilah Hamadi Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 18746 words Sample 20%
OBSERVER Strange Desired Unexpected is meant to open your mind and make you think on the big picture in life. It is about how we sometimes just see a part of the picture, thinking it is a whole one. You may think that the content sometimes is hard to believe but it is real, only names have been changed.
Spearhavoc & other short tales (Alternative Histories:1066) by C.R. May Spearhavoc & other short tales (Alternative Histories:1066) by C.R. May Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 15226 words Read a sample
The year 1066 is one of the most famous in World history, but the conquest of England was far from inevitable. Here, a collection of seven short stories describe a wide range of alternative endings. These are just a few of the many ways in which the outcome, which still affects us all today a millennium later, could have been dramatically different.
Making Time for Love by Rhonda A. Marks Making Time for Love by Rhonda A. Marks Dec. 19, 2014 $3.99 76340 words Sample 20%
Attorney Ramona Davidson knows what she wants out of life. When disaster strikes and her world is turned upside down, Ramona is forced to choose between family and her career. Maintenance supervisor Garrett Wolfe lets nothing come between him and his parental duties. As a single father, his son is his world. Suddenly his ex-wife appears and threatens everything he holds dear.
Stamps of British India and It's States by Balakrishna Chadalawada Stamps of British India and It's States by Balakrishna Chadalawada Dec. 19, 2014 $5.99 24477 words Sample 20%
This book gives a view of philatelic history of all of the known entities in British India. In total, along with the British, 34 States situated in current day India issued their own stamps and 6 Princely States used British stamps overprinted with their names(Convention States). Along with these, there are some unissued stamps and Azad Hind Cinderellas.
Wonka Presents! The Story of Joe's Christmas - Part Two by Madeleine Masterson Wonka Presents! The Story of Joe's Christmas - Part Two by Madeleine Masterson Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 1821 words Read a sample
At last it's Part Two of Three! And more magic awaits in the continuing story of Joe's Christmas. In this second instalment we find out what happens next when the Christmas Wish List is seen by the Manager of the marvellous Returns Dept. From the snowstorm in our world to the magic of another, journey through the night with Neddy and little Joe and meet up with the Old Administrator once more...
Il Talismano delle Anime Gemelle by Stella Demaris Il Talismano delle Anime Gemelle by Stella Demaris Dec. 19, 2014 $3.16 36681 words Sample 20%
Una donna e un uomo più giovane di lei si conoscono a Firenze in una libreria esoterica: Davina, medium spiritista, e Antonello, un ragazzo alla ricerca della propria identità. Attraverso la trance Davina, assistita dai suoi spiriti guida, ricostruisce una vita precedente nel secolo XIX in cui, durante un soggiorno in Egitto, lei e Antonello erano stati amanti...
Y entonces me dio por asesinar. Cuento de Navidad by Aurora Pimentel Y entonces me dio por asesinar. Cuento de Navidad by Aurora Pimentel Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 21130 words Read a sample
Tras una discusión familiar en Nochebuena, Nuria Estilles decide dedicarse al asesinato. La providencia le pone delante a su primera víctima, Marian Zapico del Real, una famosa locutora que reúne las condiciones para merecer la muerte: tonta, mala, desconocida y mujer. Y cursi, además. Un año después Nuria cuenta cómo empezó todo y qué papel tuvieron las personas de su entorno.
Get Commercial shop in Noida launches by Jaypee Wish Town by rupeshk684 Get Commercial shop in Noida launches by Jaypee Wish Town by rupeshk684 Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 175 words Read a sample
Jaypee Wish Town is proactive commercial space project in Noida that offers restaurants, community halls and shopping centre. The base Price of retails shop is 24.10 Lacs onward and office retails space is 22.98 Lacs onward. For more info visits http://www.jaypeegreen.co.in
The Sapphic Sisters of Pax Terra - Book 2 by Lisa Summers The Sapphic Sisters of Pax Terra - Book 2 by Lisa Summers Dec. 19, 2014 $0.99 12138 words Sample 25%
Amanda Mayfield is having a very strange day - after a hot morning romp with her husband, the loving housewife finds that her fantasies of lesbian sex are getting wilder and wilder. What, or who could be behind it? And more importantly, why? Come along for her wild ride where no graphically portrayed sapphic practice is left undiscovered, and the lives of many people are impacted by her actions!
Do It With Words: Regrow Your Hair with Your Mind by Kfir Luzzatto Do It With Words: Regrow Your Hair with Your Mind by Kfir Luzzatto Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 14336 words Sample 20%
"Do It With Words" is a straightforward guide into the power of your mind. The author, a former skeptic, who reformed after witnessing how mind-body practices deliver tangible results, provides visual proof and a precise blueprint to the mind-body experiment in which he succeeded in his attempt to regrow lost hair and to restore its natural color to gray hair.
Simple Vegetarian Recipes: Delicious and Healthy Vegetarian Diet by Martha Stone Simple Vegetarian Recipes: Delicious and Healthy Vegetarian Diet by Martha Stone Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 5429 words Sample 15%
Looking for the best cook book that contains best vegetarian recipes? Don’t worry more; this vegetarian cookbook contains very simple but great twenty five vegetarian recipes. The vegetarian diets talked about in this book are very useful to the health of human being....
Le Pendentif, easy short stories with english glossary by Sylvie Lainé Le Pendentif, easy short stories with english glossary by Sylvie Lainé Dec. 19, 2014 $3.45 7644 words Sample 20%
These french short stories are just perfect for very beginners. It's a pleasant way of expanding one’s vocabulary and building confidence. There is no need for a dictionnary: key words are listed under each paragraph and translated out of the context.
Indian Vegetarian Paleo Recipes: Healthy Indian Vegetarian Cookbook by Martha Stone Indian Vegetarian Paleo Recipes: Healthy Indian Vegetarian Cookbook by Martha Stone Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 5114 words Sample 15%
We have gathered together our favourite paleo recipes with different vegetables which gives different tastes and flavors. They are easy and versatile dishes packed with nutrition and help to lower our cholesterol...
The Chinese Kitchen Diary: 30 Quick and Easy Chinese Recipes by Martha Stone The Chinese Kitchen Diary: 30 Quick and Easy Chinese Recipes by Martha Stone Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 5967 words Sample 15%
For many people, one of the main ingredients of social activity is Chinese Meal. Every Chinese recipe is a representation of existence and healthy life. Just like Asian food, six basic flavors are always found in every Chinese kitchen; which comprise: sweet, sour, spicy, salt, hot and pungent...
ZEBRACROSSING by Subhrasankar Das ZEBRACROSSING by Subhrasankar Das Dec. 19, 2014 $50.00 1516 words Sample 5%
ZEBRACROSSING by SUBHRASANKAR DAS is a unique collection of modern poems full of moments of introspection, nostalgia, love, loss, absurdity, sweet sadness, hunger and relief
Amy's Prescription (Doctor Dom Erotica) by Connie Cliff Amy's Prescription (Doctor Dom Erotica) by Connie Cliff Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 6951 words Read a sample
Meet Amy. She is a sexually adventurous college student with a serious crush on her stepfather, who is a doctor. But no luck there, he won’t succumb to her advances. What’s a lustful girl to do? Set out to find another doctor, of course. Amy manipulates and seduces many physicians, indulging her fetish. Until she meets Dr. Weber, a stern dermatologist with his own set of kinks. Will she surrender?
Life   And   Death  Of   A  Adrenal  Gland   (Adrenaline Man) by Kenneth Kee Life And Death Of A Adrenal Gland (Adrenaline Man) by Kenneth Kee Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 7394 words Sample 20%
This book describes the story of the one Adrenals Gland Cell (Adrenaline Man) from its birth to its death in the human body. The adrenal glands are endocrine glands that sit at the top of the kidneys. TABLE OF CONTENT Chapter 1 Story of Adrenaline Man Chapter 2 Life Cycle of Adrenal Gland Chapter 3 Formation of an Adrenal Gland Chapter 4 Death of an Adrenal Gland Chapter 5 Addison’s Disease
A New Beginning by Patricia I. Smith A New Beginning by Patricia I. Smith Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 166245 words Read a sample
1946 brought about a new era. It was also the year the cold-war began. But there was another battle closer to home: the proposed Bill for a National Health Service. The Bill, when passed, would, for the first time, give free medical care to each and every man, woman and child in Britain.
My Dickgirl Girlfriend 2 by Tiffany Bell My Dickgirl Girlfriend 2 by Tiffany Bell Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 9650 words Sample 20%
A satisfied grin plays across my ruby red lips while I’m bent over my girlfriend’s desk. I’ve never been happier, now that she’s used me completely. She needs to get back to work, but I quickly realize that her boss, Rachel, is still in the building—and has been watching us the whole time.
Massage as a Gateway to Sex in Indonesia and the UK by P.C. Anders Massage as a Gateway to Sex in Indonesia and the UK by P.C. Anders Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 8449 words Sample 15%
Life and sex are complicated, and time is short. Sometimes, they want it, and you don’t. Sometimes, you want it, but she doesn’t. Sometimes, you both want it, but she’s having her period. In this short, experience-filled book, the author describes how massage can be a gateway to consensual, joyous sex, and sometimes to pleasurable half-sex, in not just Asia, but also in the West.
Voyage en France, an easy French story with english glossaries, partie 2 by Sylvie Lainé Voyage en France, an easy French story with english glossaries, partie 2 by Sylvie Lainé Dec. 19, 2014 $3.45 11482 words Sample 20%
This is part 2 of Voyage en France. This french read is perfect for beginners. It is tailored to the needs of English and German speakers and offers a pleasant way of expanding your vocabulary and building your confidence.There is no need for a dictionnary: key words are listed under each paragraph and translated out of the context.
Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course on How to Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing Exposed by Muhammad N. Sikandar Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course on How to Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing Exposed by Muhammad N. Sikandar Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 20147 words Read a sample
Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course To Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing With Pictures! No-Technical knowledge required - Step-By-Step Instructions With Pictures I Personally Believe Kindle Publishing Should Be Fun, Profitable And Very, Very Easy But Be Warned, It Can be Very Addictive!
I Love You, Salvatore by Marita A. Hansen I Love You, Salvatore by Marita A. Hansen Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 45231 words Sample 20%
Every love story is important, whether it ends in a happy-ever-after or tragedy, because two people shared something so special that it made them value each other’s life more than their own. I know this is true because my life with Salvatore Santini was a beautiful love story…
If the Birds are Blind by Pristine Fields If the Birds are Blind by Pristine Fields Dec. 19, 2014 You set the price! 1889 words Sample 20%
A short story about a girl that engulfs every view she could see while she can.
SEX Therapy : Erotica short story by Gracier SEX Therapy : Erotica short story by Gracier Dec. 19, 2014 $1.99 4135 words Sample 20%
SEX Therapy Short Hot Erotica Story for 18+ only,
Skin Slickers by Riley Hill Skin Slickers by Riley Hill Dec. 19, 2014 $3.99 97414 words Sample 15%
Crystal’s blood hides a secret. When she disappears under mysterious circumstances, Glenn must find her before alien invaders abuse her flesh in a ritual. Conspiracy theories come to life as he plunges into strange alliances and teams with risky characters for clues. Shot off-world to die, can Glenn find a way back in time to save Crystal? Angels and demons may not be what you think...
Kindling Flames-Smoke Rising by Julie Wetzel Kindling Flames-Smoke Rising by Julie Wetzel Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 99239 words Sample 20%
Is there such a thing as a normal life when you live with an ancient vampire and a temperamental hellhound? Victoria Westernly was just starting to think so. With Samhain just around the corner and the promise of a Halloween Ball, her life was looking good. Even the addition of a new master vampire couldn’t bring her down.
Feast of Stephen (A Charm of Magpies) by KJ Charles Feast of Stephen (A Charm of Magpies) by KJ Charles Dec. 19, 2014 Free! 6281 words Read a sample
Stephen and Crane have finally got away on their long-awaited Christmas break, along with Crane’s henchman Merrick and Jenny Saint. A promised gift is made, and a request unexpectedly and magically fulfilled… This free story comes after Flight of Magpies and is not a standalone read.
Heroes Wanted by Allen Donnelly Heroes Wanted by Allen Donnelly Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 96364 words Sample 20%
Catlyn just wants to run her pub in peace and maybe persuade her regulars to pay their bar bills. She wants no part of dragons, undead monsters or sword-swinging idiotic heroes but they just won't leave her alone. But she has an iron saucepan and a short temper, and maybe that'll be enough to get her some peace and quiet.
Heart of the South by C. J. Watterson Heart of the South by C. J. Watterson Dec. 19, 2014 $0.99 189673 words Sample 20%
Seatus and Es'stus have been at war for over three hundred years. Inevitably, the Seatons - the Defenders - are losing. Left behind by the main troop movements, Magen's lone division must cross the oceans if they are to be any aid in the defence of the capital, Solara. They head into the Heart of the South. Part two in the Magen series continuing from "Of North Blood Drawn" (free).
How to Fall by Mary Chris Escobar How to Fall by Mary Chris Escobar Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 35229 words Sample 20%
Sarah's summer plans are in disarray after she runs out on her overzealous boyfriend. As she attempts to move past her vindictive ex, she finds her footing with help from a group of struggling musicians. Through late night talks with his new, unexpected roommate Zach discovers a kindred spirit in the bookish Sarah. Together they are emboldened to pursue their dreams and perhaps something more ...
Just a Flame (Christmas Special) by Olivia Noble Just a Flame (Christmas Special) by Olivia Noble Dec. 19, 2014 $0.99 11727 words Sample 20%
Eva and Andreas have decided on a Christmas wedding. Nicole is planning a naughty bachelorette party in Vegas. Can Eva hope to survive a weekend with Nicole in Sin City and even make it to her wedding day? Meanwhile, an old flame suddenly reappears in Andreas’ life; he has to bury his anger or risk losing everything. Is his love for Eva strong enough to outlast the poisonous seeds of doubt?
Unexpecting: The Case Files of Dr. Matilda Schmidt, Paranormal Psychologist by Cynthia St. Aubin Unexpecting: The Case Files of Dr. Matilda Schmidt, Paranormal Psychologist by Cynthia St. Aubin Dec. 19, 2014 $1.99 28402 words Sample 10%
When who's your daddy is a multiple choice question... Paranormal Psychologist Matilda Schmidt is one client away from fa-la-la-la-losing it. Holiday cheer is in the air, gun-toting fruitcakes are in her office, Santa has gone AWOL, and only she can get his pudgy butt back on his sleigh in time to keep humans from tearing each other apart quicker than couponeers at a Black Friday sale.
Buddhist Art in Asia by A. S. Bhalla Buddhist Art in Asia by A. S. Bhalla Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 47277 words Sample 20%
Buddhist Art in Asia is a fascinating account of the spread of Buddhism from India, its land of origin, to other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Like many other religions, Buddhism found expression in the art and architecture of the various cultures it touched, but with a marked Indian influence, as vividly described and richly illustrated in this book.
The Wolf and the Sorceress - The King's Magician by Brian Pemberton The Wolf and the Sorceress - The King's Magician by Brian Pemberton Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 104472 words Sample 20%
Nemeila's fate is decided before she is born when her parents' spaceship crash-lands on Earth on the day of her birth. A mortal enemy, Tobyn, murders her father and vows to use his sorcerer's powers to destroy Nemeila.
Alone by Cheryl Baily Clarke Alone by Cheryl Baily Clarke Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 78939 words Sample 20%
Jennifer Aagar, a dutiful wife and mother hopes her life can return back to normality with her husband Simon, after her three children have fled the nest. However, she soon discovers her marriage is in serious trouble.
Cyber Lovers by D. Turner Cyber Lovers by D. Turner Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 154318 words Sample 20%
Tender as well as explicit, this is a must-read for anyone who has ever indulged in a forbidden love affair, found love on the internet, or indulged in cybersex!
Will Harper, the Boy with the Heart of a Man by Rob Smithson Will Harper, the Boy with the Heart of a Man by Rob Smithson Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 46652 words Sample 20%
This is a story of finding love and hope in places where things like that are thin on the ground.
Time Won't Tell by Sue Douglas Time Won't Tell by Sue Douglas Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 90446 words Sample 20%
A simple cliché that will change the course of many lives and loves in one small village. When Aphra leaves her old life behind, little does she know that there is much more to her new home than meets the eye.
Voyage to Wild Africa by Brian Dawtrey Voyage to Wild Africa by Brian Dawtrey Dec. 19, 2014 $4.99 88417 words Sample 20%
Follow Brian Dawtrey and his family as they adventure from rural England to the wilds of Africa; meeting foxes, chickens, elephants and lions along the way. Brian Dawtrey shares his witty and informative memoirs of a life less ordinary; joined by a colourful cast of friends and acquaintances, both human and otherwise.
Slow Burn by Isabel Morin Slow Burn by Isabel Morin Dec. 19, 2014 $3.99 60660 words Sample 20%
Beth Levine left her Ohio hometown and cheating fiancé behind, determined to shake things up. She succeeds beyond her wildest dreams when she finds a job touring the country with a band she’s never heard of. She gets even more than she bargained for with Jesse Rhodes, the sexy lead singer. But Beth isn't interested in a fling, and that's all Jesse has to offer. Or is it?
Relentless by Aliyah Burke Relentless by Aliyah Burke Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 15831 words Sample 5%
Not everything new is best Tobias Latner has come home to buy up property and build a new mall.. Dr. Melinda Glazer comes home when her father is diagnosed with cancer, to work the clinic so it doesn’t have to close. Her lust for Toby Latner is a distraction she feels she can move beyond if she gets it out of her blood. She doesn’t realize how wrong she is, nor how relentless Toby can be.
Fracture by Aliyah Burke Fracture by Aliyah Burke Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 16139 words Sample 5%
Once the princess of Cottonwood Falls, Vicki Boshay had exchanged her crown and dresses for a badge and a gun as a deputy in her hometown. Chase Ellery is out of the Army and has come back home. Hes shocked to see Vicki in uniform when she gives him a ride into town. Some memories are harder than others to get rid of and despite the passion arching between them, their past is still there.
Ravish by Aliyah Burke Ravish by Aliyah Burke Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 15945 words Sample 5%
On the heels of landing his largest part yet, Brody Paget, has returned from Hollywood to Cottonwood Falls, to share the news with a family he’s not seen in years. Hermione Windsor can’t believe it when he walks into the bank. Even ten years wasn’t long enough for her to move on. Brody is determined to prove to her he’s still the only man for her.
Spark by Aliyah Burke Spark by Aliyah Burke Dec. 19, 2014 $2.99 16516 words Sample 5%
Kendria is used to a different world than one gets in the small town of Cottonwood Falls, Georgia but finds herself falling not only for the town but the mechanic who makes her emotions race off the chart. Can Vance's quiet confidence help her find the bit she needs to confront her past allowing her to have a future?
Alien Milk Fiend Element Two: Do Aliens Watch Porn? by Grace Vilmont Alien Milk Fiend Element Two: Do Aliens Watch Porn? by Grace Vilmont Dec. 19, 2014 $0.99 10374 words Sample 10%
Molly is actually happy with her new lifestyle of providing breast milk for an alien. The strange sex that goes along with her lactating role is just a bonus. But being seduced into a four-way tryst with her ex-boyfriend and his current girlfriend just so her alien lover can watch is more than Molly can handle. This is a 10,000 word novelette intended for adult audiences. Part two of two.
Confessions of a Massage Therapist by Heather Smith Confessions of a Massage Therapist by Heather Smith Dec. 19, 2014 $19.99 50980 words Sample 5%
A young female decides to pursue a career in massage therapy in order to become independent and get out of a bad relationship.
Snow Flakes by K.E Taylor Snow Flakes by K.E Taylor Dec. 19, 2014 $0.99 14689 words
This is a 'Burnt Ashes' novella.