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The Chalkface & Beyond by Eve Noakes-Osborne The Chalkface & Beyond by Eve Noakes-Osborne March 02, 2015 $5.50 40017 words Sample 10%
Eve Osborne taught in a primary school as a young woman and enjoyed working with teachers who ranged from the inspirational to the incompetent and teaching children of all abilities and backgrounds. In this book she looks back on her time at the ‘chalkface’ and how her attitude to life were moulded by personal experiences away from the classroom.
The Kraken - Part II by Jonas Cobos The Kraken - Part II by Jonas Cobos March 02, 2015 $0.99 12223 words Sample 10%
Varós Buda.1871. John Melville is dragged to a trip under the sea depths as an unwitting partner of his nemesis the enigmatic Eric Magnus. Together leaked to the secret of an old manuscript that will lead you on the trail of the ancient civilization of the Lemurian and you could find a way to rescue his daughter Sara and the other of the Lost Ones in Time.
Вера Штольц  и Даниэль Дефо Женский роман-сериал  Серия 5 by Владислав Картавцев Вера Штольц и Даниэль Дефо Женский роман-сериал Серия 5 by Владислав Картавцев March 02, 2015 $1.59 42281 words Sample 20%
Сказка – это не то, что пишут в красочных книжках для детей, сказка – это то, что произошло с красивой молодой москвичкой Верой Штольц после ее внезапного знакомства с богатым принцем из Санкт-Петербурга. Степан Надомников – единственный сын олигарха, владеющего финансовыми фондами, промышленными предприятиями, модными журналами и строительными компаниями.
Aprender Coreano - Textos paralelos  (Español - Coreano) Historias sencillas by Polyglot Planet Publishing Aprender Coreano - Textos paralelos (Español - Coreano) Historias sencillas by Polyglot Planet Publishing March 02, 2015 $4.99 13745 words
Aprender coreano con nuestro método es la manera más gratificante y eficaz de aprender un idioma. Se refresca el vocabulario ya conocido y el vocabulario nuevo se pone en práctica al instante. Recomendado para estudiantes de coreano de nivel principiante e intermedio y también como curso de actualización.
Where No Man Has Gone Before by Harvey Stanbrough Where No Man Has Gone Before by Harvey Stanbrough March 02, 2015 $2.99 3654 words Sample 20%
In this SF/Western spoof, seven wary men make their way on horseback across a severe desert in Mexico. They come upon a village where they are certain they'll find villagers who need to be rescued from banditos or some other malady. What they find is a great deal more.
Искусство by Филип Жисе Искусство by Филип Жисе March 02, 2015 $1.59 95020 words Sample 20%
Желая исполнить обещание, данное умершей жене, Йорис, мужчина преклонного возраста, знакомится с Эриком, парнем-стриптизером, желая обучить того Искусству, искусству познания внутреннего мира женщины посредством познания ее тела… Новая книга от автора романов “Перевоплощение”, “Влечение” и дилогии “Океан”. Откровенно. Честно. Неожиданно. Достаточно ли у вас смелости прочитать этот роман?
Vegetarian Meals for One for the 5:2 Fast Diet by Liz Armond Vegetarian Meals for One for the 5:2 Fast Diet by Liz Armond March 02, 2015 $3.99 21347 words Sample 10%
Losing weight can be difficult, and especially hard if you are dieting alone. This book will guide you through the 5:2 Fast Diet or 2 Day Intermittent Diet and help you achieve your weight loss targets. - There are over 80 Vegetarian recipes for you to enjoy including some delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners. All recipes are in single portions to make your diet days as filling as possible.
Regalion by Mike Murray Regalion by Mike Murray March 02, 2015 $3.99 88399 words Sample 20%
Modern Day Airline Captain is embroiled in the mystery of a secret World War 2 weapon that went wrong. Can he unravel the mystery of the weapon, the jewelry and the ghost stations of London's underground railway. Can a quantum weapon have accidentally been developed in 1940. Over 90% of the science and history in this book is based on fact. Was Einstein wrong and Nikola Tesla right?
A Long Way To Tipperary? by Maurice Graffet Neal A Long Way To Tipperary? by Maurice Graffet Neal March 02, 2015 $5.50 78450 words Sample 10%
Maurice Neal was 15 when he joined the King's Royal Rifle Corps in 1906. By the time his regiment was shipped off to the Somme to fight at the Somme, he was a relatively experienced young sergeant. He and his men soon found themselves plunged into the full horror of trench warfare. This is his diary of that shocking time.
Saved in Sri Lanka by Devika Fernando Saved in Sri Lanka by Devika Fernando March 02, 2015 $3.99 71812 words Sample 20%
Some people are destined to meet. It sure feels that way when Sri Lankan tour guide Sepalika meets Daniel. The mysterious tourist from Ireland steals his way into her heart and makes her question everything her life is built upon. Instant attraction turns to love – but does he feel the same? And what about the secret she’s hiding from him?
JKLS AFRICA Blogs 2014 - 2015 by Jacobus Kotze JKLS AFRICA Blogs 2014 - 2015 by Jacobus Kotze March 02, 2015 Free! 71852 words Read a sample
This is the blogs of the CEO of JKLS Africa between 2014 and 2015. So why should you read it? According to many readers they contain wisdom. Advice which may be of value to you in your journey through life, it deals with law, life and love.
The Kraken - Part I by Jonas Cobos The Kraken - Part I by Jonas Cobos March 02, 2015 Free! 10082 words Read a sample
Condal City. 1871. The private detective John Melville Salas receives news of the murder of his friend and mentor Domingo Badía, better known as “Alí Bey”. All the clues seem to point towards a mysterious secret society called “The Custodians of God”. The investigation will lead the detective to the Hungarian capital city, Varós Buda, where he will discover a terrible secret.
18 Microfictions by Trevor Crowe 18 Microfictions by Trevor Crowe March 02, 2015 $0.99 2105 words Sample 20%
18 microfictions written by Trevor Crowe. Each microfiction is a self-contained story in 200 words or less.
Lust Lies and Sexual Betrayal by CJ McNally Lust Lies and Sexual Betrayal by CJ McNally March 02, 2015 $1.00 30815 words Sample 20%
“One steamy romp after another” “Read alone or with your significant other” When Sabrina decides it is time to introduce her twin sister Constance – the ever hungry cock teasing temptress – to her fiancé Joel, she knows the risks but is prepared to give her sister another chance to redeem herself and her lewd, twisted reputation.
Strange Creation by Frances Kay Strange Creation by Frances Kay March 02, 2015 $0.99 9466 words Sample 20%
Dr Dorothy Broadhurst is a biologist living in 1950s Central Africa to study the local ape population. When civil war erupts and the rest of her team flees, she's left alone in the jungle. Dorothy may think she understands the apes she has studied for so long, but she could never have predicted what they are about to do . . .
The Warrior's Scold by Marie Hall The Warrior's Scold by Marie Hall March 02, 2015 $4.99 42248 words Sample 20%
Xavier Brice is a feared man. The king's own executioner and most loyal servant.
 Io Desmond is a nobody who has stayed alive being independent and self reliant. When the king brings these two people together, wills clash and hearts pound. Xavier must first show Io that trust is possible before his demands for obedience can be met. Io must trust that obedience does not mean subjugation.
The Substitute Mommy by Dort Wesley The Substitute Mommy by Dort Wesley March 02, 2015 $2.99 16251 words Sample 20%
Maggie is overcome with emotion when her adopted daughter starts first grade! She moved to protect her daughter, and to keep the promise she made to a friend. She was happy in the small town, and even caught the attention of a handsome bachelor. When she must tell him the truth, she fears losing his love, but she will not give up her daughter - not for any man!
When the Gavel Falls by Maren Smith When the Gavel Falls by Maren Smith March 02, 2015 $9.99 282125 words Sample 20%
When the Castle loses one of its own to cancer, they honor his memory by hosting a charity event. Thirty submissives answer the call, offering themselves up on the auction block for four days, three nights, and anything goes. Meet five of them in five great, full-length brand new novels erotic writing's best authors: Maren Smith, Darling Adams, Tabitha Black, Maggie Ryan, Abbie Adams.
The Fall by Christie Meierz The Fall by Christie Meierz March 02, 2015 $3.99 99995 words Sample 20%
As bitter enemies scheme against each other with the fate of Tolar in the balance, Laura Howard, made a powerful empath by the Jorann's gift, loses everything—again. Now she must recover and find her place, and herself, while fighting against the ghosts of her past and the expectations of everyone around her.
Red Moons by Ada Carson Red Moons by Ada Carson March 02, 2015 $4.99 48206 words Sample 20%
Darla is married to one man, but in love with another. Husband Tim is quiet and unassuming, but steadfast. Lover Jake is an alpha male land baron, and Darla is his public relations specialist. When she realizes she is pregnant, which will she chose? Will her decision be affected by family history that goes back to homesteading days? Plenty of plot twists and turns make this an enjoyable read.
Medieval Maidens Boxed Set by Carolyn Faulkner Medieval Maidens Boxed Set by Carolyn Faulkner March 02, 2015 $9.99 212972 words Sample 20%
From FIVE Amazon Bestselling Authors, including #1 Bestselling Authors Carolyn Faulkner and Breanna Hayse, comes an exclusive box set collection that you won't want to miss. These are not short novellas, but full length novels with adventure, eroticism like you won't believe, and good old-fashioned dominant discipline, at an amazing price. 203,000 words for under ten dollars.
Beauty Awakened by Alice Gaines Beauty Awakened by Alice Gaines March 02, 2015 $2.99 66303 words Sample 20%
Rick VonRamsberg is the family scamp—the Prince of Danislova from whom no one has ever expected much other than a smart remark. He’s met his match in Dixie Ann Beaumont. The fiery Southern belle thinks the youngest prince of Danislova is as cute as a bug, but after a bad marriage, she’s shy about being burned again. Rick VonRamsberg is for fun only, as long as she can keep him at arm’s length.
Unclaimed Regrets by Stacy M. Wray Unclaimed Regrets by Stacy M. Wray March 02, 2015 $2.99 91221 words Sample 20%
Receiving an invitation to her high school reunion, Adelyn Winters hopes to reconnect with the man who still owns her heart, even after ten years. A love story about a second chance with a first love.
Unkept by Ericka Clay Unkept by Ericka Clay March 02, 2015 $4.99 81007 words Sample 20%
Vienna and Heather navigate through a friendship born of circumstance, devised to assuage their ambivalence towards motherhood and their tenuous relationship with reality, discovering the art of forgiveness. With humor and poignancy, Ericka Clay’s debut novel, Unkept, explores the thorny landscape of childhood trauma and the ferocious politics between little girls—and the adults they become.
Kiss of Life by Seleste deLaney Kiss of Life by Seleste deLaney March 02, 2015 $4.99 79034 words Sample 20%
Jocelyn can't spit without hitting a supernatural lately. It would be bad enough if they were all friends, but half of them want her dead. And her army...isn't one. At least not yet. But with war nigh, the death toll rising, and Michigan’s most famous harbinger of doom showing up on the scene, the army of the Blood Kissed is hoping for a miracle, praying to be graced with a little kiss of life...
The Galactic Alliance, Volume 1: Exeter by Arlo Tratlonovich The Galactic Alliance, Volume 1: Exeter by Arlo Tratlonovich March 02, 2015 $4.99 85456 words Sample 10%
It's March 3, 2166, when the Solvanian freighter TE-SORN disappears without a trace near the Nimir system. Only the distress signal, which has been sent automatically, indicates a case of abduction. But what precisely happened to the freighter? This question needs to be answered, before the situation within the Galactic Alliance gets out of hand.
Dubious Knowledge: Doubtful Facts, Twisted History and Other Humorosities (Book One) by Dan Van Oss Dubious Knowledge: Doubtful Facts, Twisted History and Other Humorosities (Book One) by Dan Van Oss March 02, 2015 $0.99 19045 words Sample 20%
If you like learning with a lively dose of laughter, you'll love this hilarious book full of fishy facts, twisted history, and general “Dubious Knowledge” from humor columnist Dan Van Oss. It's laugh out loud learning with 25 funny features in all!
We Only Have Future to Win by Shahab M. Altaf We Only Have Future to Win by Shahab M. Altaf March 02, 2015 $4.99 9275 words Sample 20%
At first glance this publication appears to be another series of verses, but scratch beneath the surface and look beyond the first impressions, and the reader will see that the words are trying to convey a message to the world.
Challenges Within Life by Margie Anne Challenges Within Life by Margie Anne March 02, 2015 $4.99 24883 words Sample 20%
Margie Anne's second book of poems draws on her own extensive life experiences, finding uplifting inspiration and guidance from many sources. These range from the many facets of the natural world to her love of music, as well as from spirits, poets and guides.
A Collector's Guide to British Police Diecast Models by Karl Bickerton A Collector's Guide to British Police Diecast Models by Karl Bickerton March 02, 2015 $4.99 8940 words Sample 20%
An insight into British Police and model collecting.The must have collectors book for the British Police model collector and enthusiast.
The Way We Were by Paul Richards The Way We Were by Paul Richards March 02, 2015 $4.99 26478 words Sample 20%
I can only say that I have been privileged to have been just one of those fortunate evacuees during World War Two, while others possibly suffered. I was enjoying the very best of my childhood, and of my life.
There's a Nasty Cancer in the Health Service by John Riddington Young There's a Nasty Cancer in the Health Service by John Riddington Young March 02, 2015 $4.99 113620 words Sample 20%
Never one to shy away from putting his head above the parapet, John Riddington-Young has been outspoken on the state of the NHS for a number of years. His decades of clinical experience have earned him the right to speak as he finds, and what he finds he does not like.
The One of Three by L.S. Taylor The One of Three by L.S. Taylor March 02, 2015 $4.99 147345 words Sample 20%
What happened to Peter West in 1995? For photographic journalist Mike Robins and the students and staff of the Hopeshore Manor Summer School it will be a mystery they will have to unravel if they are to survive.
The Weeping Willow by raywilson1 The Weeping Willow by raywilson1 March 02, 2015 $4.99 28436 words Sample 20%
Set against the background of the emergency in Malaya – ‘The Forgotten War’ – the story follows the fortunes of four teenagers: Alec and his younger sister Pat, the children of a British Army officer stationed in Malaya; and Ah Ying and her older brother Chau Kum, who live with their grandfather in one of the Resettlement or New Villages.
The Other Anti-Semitism by Emil Saleem Shehadeh The Other Anti-Semitism by Emil Saleem Shehadeh March 02, 2015 $4.99 115820 words Sample 20%
In anti-Semitism we usually imagine the Jews to be the victims. In this book, the author shows the Jews to also be the aggressor, alongside the Muslims, both of whom have for centuries persecuted the Christians of the Middle East, a forgotten but not insignificant Semitic entity.
Lost and Found by Jasmine Leigh Lost and Found by Jasmine Leigh March 02, 2015 $4.99 102087 words Sample 20%
There are so many pressures when a girl leaves school - get a job or go to university, change that job into a career or focus on a relationship? For Hannah, bright though she is, university holds no appeal. So she opts for a job with no defined career plan.
Hoodwinked by Ken Smith Hoodwinked by Ken Smith March 02, 2015 $4.99 50070 words Sample 20%
Michael Kilmartin, an Irishman now settled in South Africa is a busy lawyer, bored with his life and profession. He makes the ideal target for two con artists, the elegant Dick Willoughby and the beautiful Claire Salthouse, both of whom set out to ensnare with a web of deceit.
Not So Merry-Go-Round by Vincent Clarke Not So Merry-Go-Round by Vincent Clarke March 02, 2015 $4.99 43578 words Sample 20%
Everyone possesses secrets buried in their pasts. Secrets best left locked away where they belong. Simon was no different, he vowed that his secrets would never be revealed and he would take them with him to his grave. When he meets a gruesome and untimely death however, his wife and daughters realised there was a great deal they didn't know about the enigmatic Simon.
My Beautiful Flower by Jean Murray My Beautiful Flower by Jean Murray March 02, 2015 $4.99 88907 words Sample 20%
Jean Murray takes the reader through the changing face of Ireland from the post war years to the present day. And the journey, described with a lyrical Irish voice, is seen through the eyes of her family, through drink addiction, violence, poverty, success, love and fear and eventually the overcoming of depression.
Gay Men and The New Way Forward by Raymond L. Rigoglioso Gay Men and The New Way Forward by Raymond L. Rigoglioso March 02, 2015 $9.99 67756 words Sample 20%
How is being gay a gift? From a perspective seldom considered in mainstream gay—or straight—culture, Raymond L. Rigoglioso, founder of Gay Men of Wisdom, takes a fresh and open-hearted look at the critical roles that gay men play in the world. Organized around 14 Distinct Gay Male Gifts, Gay Men and The New Way Forward shows how gay men have become teachers for humanity.
Behind the Velvet Curtain by Matt Converse Behind the Velvet Curtain by Matt Converse March 02, 2015 $3.99 21969 words Sample 20%
Matt Jaxx is a sexy stripper who develops a fast following, but one of them turns scary stalker. Along the way he way he meets Justin and it's lust at first sight, both doing things they'd only fantasized about. Right when he seems to have it all, his stalker reappears, revealing his twisted agenda. It's a fast, fun, sexy, scary tale.
Sidelined (By His Game, #2) by Emma Hart Sidelined (By His Game, #2) by Emma Hart March 02, 2015 $3.99 79802 words Sample 20%
Three people. Three motives. Three reasons. When the game leaves the field in the second book in the USA Today bestselling BY HIS GAME series and mixes with sex, lies, and betrayal, the future isn't the only thing on the line... In this game, someone will be sidelined, and calling the play isn’t always as easy as it seems.
Blood Lust (The Pink Rhinestone Tiara Series #1) by DJ Shaw Blood Lust (The Pink Rhinestone Tiara Series #1) by DJ Shaw March 02, 2015 $0.99 10185 words Sample 5%
Catriogwyn Stacey has been around for two hundred thirteen years and has seen a lot in that time. When her Great-Great-Niece, the last of her living family, dies she discovers there's more than she thought. Will her family secrets consume her?
Decision Makers ~ A Miss Independent Novel by Kiki Leach Decision Makers ~ A Miss Independent Novel by Kiki Leach March 02, 2015 $2.99 87764 words Sample 15%
In DECISION MAKERS, the second book in the Miss Independent series, Vanessa begins to wonder if a real life with Maurice will be better or worse than the fantasy she always dreamed of having with Nathan. Meanwhile, Nathan and Sheila come to some big decisions regarding their upcoming wedding, as Nikki finally decides what to do about her relationship with Oscar.
Shattered Angel by Carrie Beckort Shattered Angel by Carrie Beckort March 02, 2015 $4.99 112815 words Sample 5%
The choice between life and death should be an easy one. However, the life that I had been given—the life I’m being asked to go back to—makes death seem like a welcome reprieve.
Queen of Eventide by Matthew Ward Queen of Eventide by Matthew Ward March 02, 2015 $3.50 100901 words Sample 10%
Maddie Lincoln returns home to Nottingham, struggling to get to grips with a life that's falling apart. However, her workaday problems quickly fall away when myth and reality collide. Soon, she's caught up in a war against the ghostly Dark Lady of Nottingham - a war that somehow hinges on her survival. Can Maddie discover the truth about the Queen of Eventide before it's too late...?
Marked Masters by Ritter Ames Marked Masters by Ritter Ames March 02, 2015 $0.99 83655 words Sample 20%
Laurel Beacham is the world's leading art recovery expert, but bringing an end to her last case only opened another even bigger one. And more importantly, the new case inextricably connects to Jack Hawkes, a man smart enough to be her equal, but she's not sure she can trust. As the bodies and forgeries add up and the clock counts down, will Laurel's skills help her make it out of this job alive?
Die Galaktische Allianz, Band 2: Seven by Arlo Tratlonovich Die Galaktische Allianz, Band 2: Seven by Arlo Tratlonovich March 02, 2015 $4.99 94372 words Sample 10%
Die Spur der Fremden, die für den Überfall auf den Solva-Frachter TE-SORN verantwortlich sind, führt offenbar in den Ceres-Sternenhaufen. Eine der als Folge durchgeführten Aufklärungsmissionen hat den Handelsplaneten Seven zum Ziel, auf dem die Agenten des Department C auch prompt in die dortigen Intrigen verwickelt werden...
War of Wizards by Michael Wallace War of Wizards by Michael Wallace March 02, 2015 $3.99 78331 words
As the combined forces of Balsalom and the Free Kingdoms assault the dark wizard's citadel, the enemy raises an unstoppable army of wights, dragons, and dead knights to crush them. Meanwhile, in the deserts of the south, a rogue band of wizards enters the war, their motives selfish and their loyalties suspect.
Hammer and Bone by Kirby Crow Hammer and Bone by Kirby Crow March 02, 2015 $4.99 67539 words Sample 15%
Carnival mystics. Zombie tribes. Bad magic in the Bayou. Mage-princes, alien cities, and soul-stealing priests. The grim monsters in the worlds of these dark, speculative tales are true horrors, but it’s the people you should fear the most.