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The Shores of the Dead Book One: The Rising by Josh Hilden The Shores of the Dead Book One: The Rising by Josh Hilden Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 68950 words Sample 20%
The world ended in less than a day. The dead rose to consume the flesh of the living and only the lucky and the strong were able to survive the initial onslaught. In the end three separate groups must come together to save the world on the shores of the dead.
Is This My Child? - Sensory Integration Simplified by Shelley Margow Is This My Child? - Sensory Integration Simplified by Shelley Margow Aug. 22, 2014 $5.95 15752 words Sample 20%
Is This My Child? uses research-based information to help a understand how a child's brain processes information using a simple format. It is a fast, simple read incorporating the principles of neuro-plasticity and child development that create the underlying foundations of learning. One needs to take into account the ‘whole child.’ This book explains how with a simple and relatable approach.
Lydia's Legacy-Part Two of Gracie's Inheritance by Rubianne Wood Lydia's Legacy-Part Two of Gracie's Inheritance by Rubianne Wood Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 30236 words Sample 20%
Lydia's Legacy- The continuing story with Jeanette Galeman. Jeanette begins to settle into the nice quiet community of Swanson when the demon, Alfred, comes back with a vengeance. This time the entire town is his playground and it is up to Jeanette to stop him.
The BIRDS Club by D.A. Kniejski The BIRDS Club by D.A. Kniejski Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 118845 words Sample 20%
Rebecca is new to Desert Town, Arizona. She quickly discovers it isn't the paradise she had always known in Magicville, Texas. A group of bullies harass her, the academic program in school is different, without her bird-like uniform and its special gifts, no one knows she is the leader of The BIRDS Club. Becky must face these trials before she can discover where true friendships lie.
Big White Panties by Dale Alderman Big White Panties by Dale Alderman Aug. 22, 2014 $1.99 41099 words Sample 20%
In this hilarious collection of essays about relationships, Dale Alderman explores the different viewpoints men and women have about each other. Although he has been with his wife, Starla, for over twenty years, Dale freely admits that he knows absolutely nothing about women and he has the stories to prove it. Ladies, if you have ever wondered what your man is really thinking, Dale will tell you.
The Sweetest Thing by Floridawn Lewis The Sweetest Thing by Floridawn Lewis Aug. 22, 2014 $1.99 40765 words Sample 20%
It has always been hard for Kissandra McCarthy to make friends. Her nickname is Kissy, which used to cause a load of teasing in school. Back then, the boys liked her, and the girls hated her. She was in love with love, time after time after time.
Fallow by Anthony Harrington Fallow by Anthony Harrington Aug. 22, 2014 $1.00 26070 words Sample 15%
Short stories spanning multiple genres, dramatic and rage poetry, and a sneak peek at the upcoming new book from Anthony Harrington, the author of "Frayed" and the writer of "Genrefinity: The Series"
Extra Credit: A Short Erotic Story by Johnny Ramrod Extra Credit: A Short Erotic Story by Johnny Ramrod Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 1793 words Read a sample
Warning Adult Content 18+ Only Laura needs to receive a minimum of a C in Professor Evans class to keep her scholarship. He feels no pity for her but gives her an opportunity to earn a little Extra Credit.
Soulless by Bokheim Publishing Soulless by Bokheim Publishing Aug. 22, 2014 $4.99 53265 words Sample 5%
When it comes to death and love…only one is guaranteed.
The Bold, The Beautiful, and The Sexy, vol-1 (Romance) by Emily Wendling The Bold, The Beautiful, and The Sexy, vol-1 (Romance) by Emily Wendling Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 14788 words Read a sample
This is the story of multiple lives intersecting with dire consequences. Emma was born into privilege and married young. Years later her husband is now more interested in building his business and not her. With the advice from her best friend, she calls up an escort service to party for the night to get back at her husband.
Behold, A Red Sky by Alton Campbell Behold, A Red Sky by Alton Campbell Aug. 22, 2014 $5.99 34873 words Sample 20%
school is out for the summer. twelve year old morgan just found out he and his family will be returning to his favorite place, the sangre de christo mountains of new mexico. he's very excited, but it would be especially cool if his dad were to relent and allow his best friend jacob to join them. his dad never has time to hang out with just him. but with jacob along it would be a real blast.
My Paranormal Reality by Mark Brown My Paranormal Reality by Mark Brown Aug. 22, 2014 $5.99 33647 words Sample 20%
After my brother died, I realized that several “normal‐but‐odd” occurrences in my life may have a more paranormal aspect, than I had initially thought. This book is a collection of true stories taken entirely from my own memory, and in some cases includes direct transcriptions of my journal entries. These experiences have also been validated by my family and close friends whenever possible.
Gracie's Inheritance by Rubianne Wood Gracie's Inheritance by Rubianne Wood Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 39882 words Sample 20%
A story with a Gothic touch that will leave you feeling a little haunted. Love and family are the most important things in life, and Gracie Lawson feels cheated by both. When she reluctantly goes home to Nebraska for her grandmother’s funeral, she is surprised to find an inheritance—a plantation in Georgia, where the history of her family is buried in a web of lies, deceit, and angry spirits.
Iraqi Perspectives Project: A View of Operation Iraqi Freedom from Saddam's Senior Leadership - Hussein's Distorted Worldview, Desert Storm, Regime Prepares for War, Baghdad Bob, Final Days by Progressive Management Iraqi Perspectives Project: A View of Operation Iraqi Freedom from Saddam's Senior Leadership - Hussein's Distorted Worldview, Desert Storm, Regime Prepares for War, Baghdad Bob, Final Days by Progressive Management Aug. 22, 2014 $9.99 120852 words Sample 4%
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) overthrew Saddam's regime and opened up one of the world's most secretive governments to outside analysis, presenting a once-in-a-generation opportunity for military leaders and historians to delve deep into the decision-making processes of a former adversary.
Dallying with Dragons by Vivian Gwynn Dallying with Dragons by Vivian Gwynn Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 13678 words Sample 20%
Former princess Katherine Grimt (it’s a long story) has an unusual power. Anyone she sleeps with falls under her spell and becomes devoted to her for life. This might sound good on paper, but in real life it just means that no one in the kingdom will sleep with her. But when a menacing dragon shows up with a hankering for royal virgins, Katherine's power might just save her life.
Tales of The Taboo & The Tantalizing: 5 Erotic Tales by C.T. Phillips Tales of The Taboo & The Tantalizing: 5 Erotic Tales by C.T. Phillips Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 6005 words Sample 20%
Caution! This story is of an adult nature containing graphic depictions of sex between consenting adults. This is not a piece of work intended for children or anyone under the age of 18. 5 short erotic tales spanning a broad spectrum of kinks and fantasies.
Breaking Megan Book 1 by Johnny Ramrod Breaking Megan Book 1 by Johnny Ramrod Aug. 22, 2014 $4.99 10517 words Sample 20%
ADULTS ONLY! Megan is a shy college student with a dark secret. Janice is her former best friend with a tendency toward sadism. Together these two women will embark on a journey of self discovery that will push beyond their limits, and test their dark passions.
My Favorite Mistake by Kate Russell My Favorite Mistake by Kate Russell Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 3602 words Sample 20%
Faith's ex-boyfriend, Rick, broke up with her the summer after high school because of his best friend's lie. By the time Rick discovered the truth, it was too late. Now it's been 2 years, and he's standing on her grandma's front porch asking for a second chance. Will he get one? Coming of age romance short story: 3,400 words. A spicier version of this title is under the pen name Elizabeth Carlos.
Banging Tammy Book 1 by Johnny Ramrod Banging Tammy Book 1 by Johnny Ramrod Aug. 22, 2014 $4.99 9305 words Sample 20%
ADULTS ONLY! Johnny is middle aged and in a sexless marriage. He meets Tammy a slutty 18 year old girl via social media. When the two of them finally hook up Johnny's world becomes a darker hotter place.
Broken Doors by Greg Jackson Broken Doors by Greg Jackson Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 15040 words Sample 10%
Marty Webber is a man who has lost everything but refuses to be beaten. Living on the streets, Marty spends his twilight years living day to day to make ends meet. Until he revisits the shelter he's known off and on for over a year, where Marty meets Riley, a young girl who's struggling to make sense of her life. Broken Doors is a short story about two lost souls find hope within the darkness?
Battle Beyond Earth: Resurrection by Nick S. Thomas Battle Beyond Earth: Resurrection by Nick S. Thomas Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 64700 words Sample 20%
It has been almost four hundred years since the end of the alien invasion that almost destroyed humanity. The surviving races now live as allies. But when a terrifying new enemy cuts a path of destruction though the Alliance, there seems little hope of resistance. Desperate measures lead them to try anything in their power to survive, and in doing so, they resurrect a hero from the past.
Practical Joke by K. K. Ricky Practical Joke by K. K. Ricky Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 5102 words Sample 20%
A yard full of mannequins greeted Snake Thompson’s bleary midnight gaze. The humorous short story collections Five Tales from the Liars Bench and Ten Tales From the Liars Bench contain this funny short story.
The Four Elements and the Tablet of the Ancients by Nick Lang The Four Elements and the Tablet of the Ancients by Nick Lang Aug. 22, 2014 $7.00 45013 words Sample 20%
Two stories woven into one adventure that transcends time and culminates with one ending and one beginning. The first part…. As Zoe sits counting down the minutes until the final bell rings for end of term her attention is drawn back to the puddle she had run through earlier, the puddle she had managed to get ankle deep in whilst a dirt spray doused her but still somehow come out the other side
Cougar Sandwich by Sinsu'el Cougar Sandwich by Sinsu'el Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 3391 words Sample 20%
One mistake helped Jade fulfill the only fantasy she had.
Love and Dreams: A Summer Sisters Beach Reads Contemporary Romance by Jean Oram Love and Dreams: A Summer Sisters Beach Reads Contemporary Romance by Jean Oram Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 78302 words Sample 20%
One spitfire graduate. One sexy, burned out billionaire. One small island. Recent grad Maya Summer thought good marks were supposed to set her up for life--she's ready to go. Businessman Connor MacKenzie thought success and having it all was supposed to make life easy--he's ready to stop. When the two come together will they see the other as the enemy or partner in following their new dreams?
Runaways by Jenny Slaughter Runaways by Jenny Slaughter Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 13052 words Sample 30%
People are disappearing around the planet. No one is sure why the Runaways are abandoning their families and friends. But for those left behind, life still goes on -- and for Lee, that means a new dom to explore. Doc isn't perfect, but he has a chest full of toys, membership at a fetish club, and a way of making Lee squirm. If only the world wasn't falling apart...
The Island Builders by Steve Peek The Island Builders by Steve Peek Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 65181 words Sample 15%
A post-apocalyptic mind-bender tells the story of strange new lands no-one can reach and how their sudden appearance leads to the disappearance of millions of people and the collapse of civilization. The story follows the linked plight of a rogue physicist, an unstable President, a beautiful TV reporter, and three of the weirdest aliens ever to appear in literature.
Yu-Mi by 2020j109 Yu-Mi by 2020j109 Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 13025 words Read a sample
Yu-Mi is a student, a dreamer, a loyal citizen of the democratic people's republic, until an innocent mistake leads to a knock on her door, a night time car ride, a journey into the darkest depravity of a broken state
Double Back 2 by Jamie Dossie Double Back 2 by Jamie Dossie Aug. 22, 2014 $3.99 39616 words Sample 20%
Temptation always got the best of Goldie and now it was too late. Still desiring to be the man that Jasmine always wanted him to be to her and his daughter; he takes on a quest to win back what he once had.
Taking Her Turn (A BBW Erotica Story) by Alexxis Ray Taking Her Turn (A BBW Erotica Story) by Alexxis Ray Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 4022 words Sample 20%
Veronica is a BBW (a big, beautiful woman, that is) who is fed up with knowing her husband is cheating on her and she's ready to do whatever it takes to get him back. But when she shows up at the bar, ready to win him over again, he's with his skrawny little secretary. Veronica's hurt but seeks solace with the hot bartender and decides it's her turn to have some fun.
Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah by Max Terman Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah by Max Terman Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 80901 words Sample 20%
Following in the footsteps of Hiram’s Honor, one of Online College’s Best Books for Studying the Civil War, Hiram’s Hope tells how Isaiah, left for dead at Andersonville, survives only to board the ill-fated, over-loaded steamer Sultana. Max Terman weaves a riveting story about this tragedy, the Lincoln Funeral Train, a woman left at Andersonville, and a veteran’s struggle to recover his life.
Futanari Massage Collection 1 by Reed James Futanari Massage Collection 1 by Reed James Aug. 22, 2014 $4.99 18235 words Sample 20%
There is a massage parlor where women can go to receive an experience unlike any other: Ms. Futa 'N Ari's Massage Parlor. A bevy of beautiful masseuses await to please and pamper, tease and excite, and to give pleasures that only a woman packing a little extra can share—the delights of a futanari. This collection contains three sizzling futa-on-female stories!
The Guy Instructional Manual by John Blandly The Guy Instructional Manual by John Blandly Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 6725 words Sample 20%
Finally, the historic groundbreaking Guy Instructional Manual, breaking the ground as we speak, featuring a bonus, low cost, low calorie (but maybe not better) alternative to the upcoming X-Rated College Girl Cookbook, plus, free of charge, the unreadable "How to be a Best Man" and the shocking and forgettable, "Guys Who Knit."
Grammar for Fiction Writers by Marcy Kennedy Grammar for Fiction Writers by Marcy Kennedy Aug. 22, 2014 $4.99 22698 words Sample 10%
The world of grammar is huge, but fiction writers don’t need to know all the nuances to write well. In fact, some of the rules you were taught in English class will actually hurt your fiction writing, not help it. Grammar for Fiction Writers won’t teach you things you don’t need to know. It’s all about the grammar that’s relevant to you as you write your novels and short stories.
Dillinger by S.J. Hawley Dillinger by S.J. Hawley Aug. 22, 2014 $1.49 85496 words Sample 20%
Chicago, 1934. Public enemy John Dillinger bluffs his way out of a supposedly escape-proof penitentiary with a hand-carved wooden pistol. Teaming with underworld legend Baby Face Nelson, his re-ignites his career with a Tommy gun-wielding bank raid, the beginning of a bullet-spattered criminal rampage that propels him into into a deadly duel with glory-hunting federal agent Melvin Purvis
Sins of the Dark Zodiac by K.R. Columbus Sins of the Dark Zodiac by K.R. Columbus Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 57200 words Sample 25%
Kuma is ready to go back home to Downtown Tokyo but being the son of the most powerful Yakuza lord is not easy. He is accepted into one of the stables of the dark zodiac. A fraternity of strong men born with the power of the bear to bring balance and order within the criminal world, but secrets from his past are plotting to take over the clans and change Tokyo and its people forever.
Magna Maquina Complete by K.R. Columbus Magna Maquina Complete by K.R. Columbus Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 81406 words Sample 25%
Segis wakes up in a computer shop with no memory of his past. But when he is confronted by a giant talking frog urging him to run he realizes something is horribly wrong. Segis' world was taken over by an entity named The Vacanty and what is left of the world is a never-ending shopping mall inhabited by marionettes; foul creatures made from products that roam the mall in search of Segis.
Develop Powerful Business Thinking and Reasoning Processes:How to choose the PERFECT thinking styles to think smarter,better,clearer for any situation! by Aiden Sisko Develop Powerful Business Thinking and Reasoning Processes:How to choose the PERFECT thinking styles to think smarter,better,clearer for any situation! by Aiden Sisko Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 5152 words Sample 20%
Top producers, High-performance leaders and Captains of industries think a certain way and these are just some of the many ways you can improve your style of thinking, by incorporating their exact modes of thinking! This can help to increase your effectiveness and influence regardless of your type of work, even matters in your personal life!
Meditation for Beginners - a Guide to Simple Mediation by Liz Armond Meditation for Beginners - a Guide to Simple Mediation by Liz Armond Aug. 22, 2014 $1.49 11704 words Sample 20%
Meditation for Beginners - a Guide to Simple Meditation. This book is a guide to meditation for complete beginners. It covers the types of meditation suitable for the novice without getting too deeply into the spiritual side of meditation. With this book you will quickly learn the beginner’s techniques and then if you wish, progress to the deeper spiritual side of meditation at a later date
Purple has an Afterglow by L.C. Bravim Purple has an Afterglow by L.C. Bravim Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 51944 words Read a sample
'Purple has an Afterglow' is a coming-of-age story set in the punk rock scene of South Florida. John and Amy differ in every way except for an abiding passion for music, and for each other.
On Islam and Indoctrination by Peter Townsend On Islam and Indoctrination by Peter Townsend Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 3300 words Read a sample
The iron grip of Islam on many of its adherents is one of the inescapable realities of the modern world. On Islam and Indoctrination examines the reason behind the seemingly unstoppable force of Islam and how Non-Muslims can respond to this.
Storyteller's Bed and Breakfast by Xavier P. Otter Storyteller's Bed and Breakfast by Xavier P. Otter Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 20118 words Read a sample
Welcome to the Storyteller’s Bed and Breakfast - Pilot Episode. Join new guests each season, individual episodes will allow one of the guests to tell their story in a different “special” room which will adapt to tell the stories in magical ways. As the tales come to life they may win the storyteller, their weeks stay for free or they may leave them lost in the walls of this magical place, forever!
Taken by RoxAnne Fox Taken by RoxAnne Fox Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 53754 words Sample 20%
This is book two in the Annan Werewolf Series. Annan's life gets even crazier than she thought imaginable, which includes finding herself attracted to someone she never would have been attracted to before. This story brings in new characters you are sure to love, such as Chloe and Antonio. Visit Roxanne's website to learn more about these books.
Mothers And Sons: Boxed Set: Books Five, Six and Seven by Reese Cantwell Mothers And Sons: Boxed Set: Books Five, Six and Seven by Reese Cantwell Aug. 22, 2014 $6.99 62098 words Sample 10%
Naughty, taboo, forbidden sex. Just what you love. Eighteen stories of the hottest kind of sex. I've put together three of my most popular and naughty, taboo books in a new Boxed Set, now together for your extended pleasure. Over 55,000 naughty arousing words and now at a special price, a savings of over 40 percent. Who doesn't like free sex?
Inspector Samuelson Investigates a Killing in Kauai by Sara M. Barton Inspector Samuelson Investigates a Killing in Kauai by Sara M. Barton Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 44357 words Read a sample
Aloha, paradise! Wedding planner Chrisanth Neeson, formerly known as Marigold Flowers while in witness protection, joins forces with mother and son authors, Lisbeth Causley and Jefferson Cornwall, to solve the mysterious disappearance of a cattle rancher on Kauai. An ugly divorce has deadly consequences when it spins out of control. Who's telling the truth? The wrong answer could prove deadly!
The Rocket Garden by Eric Sennevoight The Rocket Garden by Eric Sennevoight Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 95702 words Read a sample
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Mothers And Sons: Boxed Set: Books One, Two, Three and Four by Reese Cantwell Mothers And Sons: Boxed Set: Books One, Two, Three and Four by Reese Cantwell Aug. 22, 2014 $8.99 79320 words Sample 10%
Naughty, taboo, forbidden sex. Just what you love. Eighteen stories of the hottest kind of sex. I've put together four of my most popular and naughty, taboo books in one Boxed Set, now together for your extended pleasure. Over 75,000 naughty arousing words and now at a special price, a savings of over 40 percent if bought separately. Who doesn't like free sex?
Curtains Of Time by Wayne Rohrer Curtains Of Time by Wayne Rohrer Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 25681 words Sample 15%
This short novel about Gizmo and his gadgets is the start of a series. Gilbert Zachariah Morrison, aka Gizmo, was born under a full moon. To say he was a nerd with special abilities is another part of the story. To say he designed and built a spaceship that would take him anywhere in space and time is yet another part of the story. Let the adventures begin. Is it more than he bargained for?
Judith the Obscure by Barry Rachin Judith the Obscure by Barry Rachin Aug. 22, 2014 Free! 4734 words Read a sample
Judith Nussbaum just woke up to find fifty thousand, Italian honneybees nesting in her hemlock tree, and all the diazepam in the universe won't make the swarm go away.
Ransom - What Coin I Have to Trade by Jennie Lee Schade Ransom - What Coin I Have to Trade by Jennie Lee Schade Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 13987 words Sample 20%
Raina Avila, fierce and beautiful, has always known herself to be one of the bad guys. One night, Raina and her gang take a wealthy young business man hostage, and hold him for ransom.