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The Package by Karen Woodward The Package by Karen Woodward Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 6019 words Read a sample
Violet is the James Bond of letter carriers. She gets people what they want and delivers it to them for a price. There are two rules in her profession: make your deliveries on time and don’t quit the company. Break either rule and you’re dead. When delivering a package leads Violet into an ambush she knows she has an enemy. Who is it and why do they want her dead?
I Can Boil ... Water - Side Dishes by RILKA WARBANOFF I Can Boil ... Water - Side Dishes by RILKA WARBANOFF Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 4630 words Sample 20%
my food book series i can boil ... water has 6 books dedicated to food label readers. this book entitled side dishes contains an exciting array of dishes for people who want to cook without gluten, yeast or wheat, with no added sugar or fructose and no preservatives.
Terramezic Energy by jpatrickoriley Terramezic Energy by jpatrickoriley Aug. 01, 2014 $3.99 92499 words Sample 20%
Josephine and her friends face their greatest challenge yet when a hostile AI known as APU 81, created by an advanced civilization, resurfaces and targets them for termination. APU 81 has plotted for centuries to enslave humanity and the time has finally come for it to carry out its sinister plans.
Dark Energy by jpatrickoriley Dark Energy by jpatrickoriley Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 78612 words Sample 20%
Josephine uncovers an important secret about the Valituras, a power-hungry organization that has lived in secret for centuries. Now that their existence is publicly exposed and Josephine's discovery leads to the capture of more of their agents, the Valituras declare war against the country. Josephine scrambled to protect herself and her loved ones from this powerful foe.
Corruption by jpatrickoriley Corruption by jpatrickoriley Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 87232 words Sample 20%
Soon after Josephine starts her investigative work for the police, she discovers a secret organization called the Valituras that has amassed ancient magic and power with single-minded determination. Her new assignment of defeating this agency may prove an impossible feat as their members have infiltrated all levels of the government and their advanced wizardry rivals her own.
Lessons in Submission: A Group Exercise (Gay, Discipline, Submission, Exhibition) by S M Partlowe Lessons in Submission: A Group Exercise (Gay, Discipline, Submission, Exhibition) by S M Partlowe Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 8564 words Sample 20%
Adam's partner Damien has always been a gentle and forgiving dominant, often indulging Adam's whims and preferring to let him play his part rather than resort to harsh discipline or exploit his naturally trusting ways. But Adam's obedience has begun to slip and Damien is forced to accept that a change is needed and invites a fellow BDSM couple to dinner to experiment with a stricter relationship.
A by Bhagchand Bhatiya A by Bhagchand Bhatiya Aug. 01, 2014 You set the price! 585 words Sample 20%
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Grumpy Old Wizards by jpatrickoriley Grumpy Old Wizards by jpatrickoriley Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 75379 words Read a sample
Category six wizard, Josephine O'Connor, is called in to help with a series of murders involving dark magic. By all rights, Josephine shouldn't be forced to contend with this case. After all, she's a retired eighty-four-year-old and she can hardly be blamed for having a beautiful body akin to a woman in her mid-twenties. Unfortunately, Detective Riley won't leave her alone.
His to Train: First Discipline (Domination, Public Discipline, Spanking) by Jessica Whitethread His to Train: First Discipline (Domination, Public Discipline, Spanking) by Jessica Whitethread Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 8319 words Sample 20%
Jennifer's first hours in her new master's house have been intense ones, but she knows they have only scratched the surface. Before she has done little more than catch her breath, it's time to meet the other submissives in the master's household and learn just exactly what she has gotten herself into. Soon she'll have a lot more to think about than why there isn't a number on the mailbox.
Guerriera Per Caso by Maria Pellegrini, Lavirrealista Guerriera Per Caso by Maria Pellegrini, Lavirrealista Aug. 01, 2014 $0.99 6473 words Sample 20%
Lei aveva voluto solo studiarla la vita, ruggì già trasformata in bestia, non distruggerla! Ma non avevano scelta, aveva detto Sen Lao, e arrendersi sarebbe stato il vero crimine.
The Most Important Verse in the Bible? A Study of John 14:6. by Daniel Smith The Most Important Verse in the Bible? A Study of John 14:6. by Daniel Smith Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 4752 words Read a sample
A simple, but deep, study of John 14:6 and it's impact on Christianity.
Cherished Memories - An Erotic Mind Control Adventure by Farleven Cherished Memories - An Erotic Mind Control Adventure by Farleven Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 12155 words Sample 20%
Sylvia goes on an all expense paid vacation while her company promises to resolve her harassment issues. Sylvia's relaxation is cut short when she realizes that the company's method to fixing their problems is to change her into a more accommodating frame of mind. Her memories are slowly altered until she realizes she's always wanted to be an office slut.
Immortal Tempest: Opsona Journey Series, #1 by JNSheats Immortal Tempest: Opsona Journey Series, #1 by JNSheats Aug. 01, 2014 $1.99 20347 words Sample 20%
I would no longer be a mortal servant, a pet kept for sick entertainment. I had been chosen for initiation, to become one of the immortals…A vampire. My transition continued on far longer than any other, filling my body with a pain that was beyond the natural senses. After four days of writhing in the burning change I blacked out, and what woke in my place was not a vampire. It was in a word…Chaos
What About Me? 17 Million Reasons to Collaborate by Veronica Ragland What About Me? 17 Million Reasons to Collaborate by Veronica Ragland Aug. 01, 2014 $3.99 18104 words Sample 20%
What About Me? 17 Million Reasons to Collaborate encourages child support practitioners and parents to collaborate for the sake of their child. Nearly 17 million children in the U.S., one in four, receive child support services. This book helps child support practitioners and programs avoid the stress of participating in the child support system -- not their responsibility to their child.
Your Change is Coming by Antony Douglas Your Change is Coming by Antony Douglas Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 57024 words Read a sample
Naomi dream is shattered by the tragic death of Baby G. Forced to change directions by the loss of her job and untimely death of her beloved mother, Naomi turns to her estranged sister Jill and her childhood friend Mantel for solace. What is revealed over the next few months is a family torn apart by secrets and betrayal.
Catastrophe In Paradise by Emily Dickinson Catastrophe In Paradise by Emily Dickinson Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 2040 words Sample 20%
Casey and I stood apart in the evergreen clearing. Was he fucking serious? I mean, did he really mean it? He moved his hand to brush my arm but I shoved him away before he could of even touch me—before we could even connect. I felt something grab strongly onto my arm. Heat, heavy heat weighed on me like the turmoil of emotions within me. "I've gotta go," I said, barely uttering the words.
The Dragon Quest by Beth Sadler The Dragon Quest by Beth Sadler Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 2921 words Read a sample
Princess Capability was shocked when Prince Messycloak proposed marriage. After all, all of the other suitors had run away screaming when she tried to organise them. However, there was still the problem of slaying a dragon. Before they could live, 'Happily Ever After'
Mammie's Mail Order Bride by Teresa Lilly Mammie's Mail Order Bride by Teresa Lilly Aug. 01, 2014 $1.99 23980 words Sample 10%
When Mammie announced that Stephen needs to go to town and pick up his mail order bride, he is flabbergasted. Mammie has been writing to Sally Jersey and expects him to marry her. Stephen has every intention of putting her back on the stage and sending her home, until he see's her lovely face and four nieces and nephews she had to bring along. Will Stephen allow himself to fall in love
Cereal Killer  Collector's Edition by CD Moulton Cereal Killer Collector's Edition by CD Moulton Aug. 01, 2014 $1.99 10971 words Sample 10%
"You said cereal killer. You meant serial killer. Right?" No.
101 Questions To Ask Before You Invest In A Franchise by John Hayes 101 Questions To Ask Before You Invest In A Franchise by John Hayes Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 5573 words Sample 15%
Here are key questions to ask before you buy a franchise: What to ask franchisors, franchisees, former franchisees, professional advisors, and even franchise suppliers. Most franchise prospects never think to answer these questions. Whether you are buying Subway, McDonald's or lesser known brands, it's important to ask the right questions about any franchise opportunity in the USA or abroad.
Shadow Unit 15 by Emma Bull Shadow Unit 15 by Emma Bull Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 45382 words Sample 20%
Contains "Asylum" by C.L. Polk and Elizabeth Bear, "Something's Gotta Eat T. Rexes" by Elizabeth Bear, Steven Brust, and Emma Bull, and several short pieces.
The War to End All Wars by Randy Krehbiel The War to End All Wars by Randy Krehbiel Aug. 01, 2014 $1.99 45156 words Sample 25%
In 1917, as the United States entered the Great War, a family of tenant farmers is drawn into a minor rebellion roiling rural Oklahoma. Anarchists, free market socialists, war resisters, evangelical preachers and misfit ne'er-do-wells band together for one brief, desperate, doomed fight they cannot win. Based on actual events.
The Deep Cove Investigation by Jamie Greening The Deep Cove Investigation by Jamie Greening Aug. 01, 2014 $0.99 12303 words Sample 20%
It is 1978, and there is a genetically engineered monster on the prowl in the waters of Deep Cove in the heart of Texas. Sheriff Blake doesn't know that yet, but he is putting the pieces together. Will he learn the terrible truth before the beast kills again?
Jericho Rising by Michael Coorlim Jericho Rising by Michael Coorlim Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 39745 words Sample 20%
Jericho Rising tells the story of Clay, a young hunter from the Bear Clan as he comes of age in a world of savage warfare between Clan champions imbued with the power of their totem spirits. When his father falls, will Clay be the one to take up the mantle of Bear? Or will that honor go to one of his brothers, instead?
Arafura - Blood, the Wet and Tears by Susan Lattwein Arafura - Blood, the Wet and Tears by Susan Lattwein Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 72197 words Sample 20%
Sensible schoolteacher Kat is planning to marry when her long-term fiancé finds the time. When the mysterious and damaged Adam arrives in town, Kat is jolted well outside her comfort zone. Despite her loyal intentions, a dead body and enough pre-monsoonal weather to strangle a Kat, she must wrestle with an instant attraction that is emotionally risky and absolutely, definitely fraught.
Book Reviews Dyman Associates Publishing Inc: Tod von das schwarzhaarige Mädchen by Leinie Stark Book Reviews Dyman Associates Publishing Inc: Tod von das schwarzhaarige Mädchen by Leinie Stark Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 579 words Read a sample
Steven Brookman, ein ehemaliger Krabben-Fischer und einmalige (Unrecht verurteilten) Jailbird, Reiseschriftsteller und akademischen, ist entschlossen, seine Affäre mit der brillanten Hitzkopf Student des Titels, Maud Stack zu beenden. Sie ist ein markanter, ärgerlich, aber zwanghaft unvergesslichen Charakter, jede Schauspielerin in der Verfilmung spielen möchte.
Filthy 1 by Megan D. Martin Filthy 1 by Megan D. Martin Aug. 01, 2014 $0.99 13158 words Sample 20%
Faye Turner is a nineteen-year-old prostitute addicted to cocaine whose life changes drastically when someone arrives from her past.
The Junkyard Murders by Samie Foster The Junkyard Murders by Samie Foster Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 2549 words Read a sample
Jodie Hamilton is a psychic consultant for police department. Yet despite all the help she had given, the police will not listen to her when victims of a killer are telling her the location of a killer. So in order to the get police to listen to her, she sneaks onto the killer's hideout, a long forgotten ran down junkyard, to get some photographs as proof. But things do not go great as the killer.
Chloe's Matchmaking Terrier by Lorraine Paton Chloe's Matchmaking Terrier by Lorraine Paton Aug. 01, 2014 $0.99 20605 words Sample 20%
Chloe, a beautiful curvy woman, is ready to leave her immediate past behind, but when she returns to her hometown, she connects with Luke again. He's never forgotten her, and now he wants to show her she's perfect and they're perfect for one another.
Stab In The Back (Novella) by Andy Trevors Stab In The Back (Novella) by Andy Trevors Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 7471 words
Kevan Drake is a leading hitman for a shadowy global organisation that sells their ability to kill to anyone that has enough coin to pay. He enjoys the life until he meets the girl of his dreams. With the desire to quit his bloody lifestyle, he sets out on one final assassination that unknown to him would end in his wildest despair.
Relic Worlds: Lancaster James and the Search for the Promised World by Jeff McArthur Relic Worlds: Lancaster James and the Search for the Promised World by Jeff McArthur Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 92883 words Sample 20%
Lancaster James is scouring ancient ruins of long lost civilizations on distant planets in search of powerful relics that may unlock the greatest secrets of the galaxy. He is now hot on the trail of an elusive alien race that believed their god was leading them to their "Promised World."
Good Gaelic Souls, a Biker Saga by Pamela Murdaugh-Smith Good Gaelic Souls, a Biker Saga by Pamela Murdaugh-Smith Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 93007 words Sample 20%
these aren't everyday bikers, or normal times. sassy and sexy stax, only child of the president of the g.g.s, along with his v.p. find their lives changed forever, as he steps up as the new prez in the middle of an war on bikers. her role changes from prez' daughter to prez' ol' lady, as bikers fall victim. they must now protect the club, their future and the ragged mc's that deem them unworthy.
A COLLECTION OF ENGLISH EDITORIALS BY A CHINESE EDITOR-IN CHIEF  Published in Peiping Chronicle  Between January 1946 and August 1946 by Jianyi Zhang A COLLECTION OF ENGLISH EDITORIALS BY A CHINESE EDITOR-IN CHIEF Published in Peiping Chronicle Between January 1946 and August 1946 by Jianyi Zhang Aug. 01, 2014 $6.95 69214 words Sample 20%
Chinese is a very difficult language to the Westerners, so is English to the Chinese. Over 70 years ago, Sun, Jui-chin was a Chinese journalist who was appointed as a director and editor-in-chief from October 1945 to September 1946. This book contains 72 editorials.
Brandy Wine Bound by Laura Knots Brandy Wine Bound by Laura Knots Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 8095 words Sample 20%
It is 4045, American is divided into three territories. Brandy Wine runs one of the bars in Gateway City. She also has a sideline smuggling people into safe areas. This has given her several enemies. One of these foes had special plans for the leather wearing blonde.
Nightblade: Episode Three by Garrett Robinson Nightblade: Episode Three by Garrett Robinson Aug. 01, 2014 $0.99 10258 words Sample 20%
Surrounded on all sides, Loren finds herself alone again. Betrayed by the merchant who took her in, Loren must now escape not only the King's law, but terrible and ruthless pursuers who seek to exploit her for their own gain. To escape, she'll need to place her faith in the unlikeliest of allies.
Can U Get Away? by Kali James Can U Get Away? by Kali James Aug. 01, 2014 $3.99 83069 words Sample 15%
Shantessa Williams can be summed up in one word...trouble! She draws it like a month to a flame. As she finds herself in one precarious situation after another, Tony Carter is there to save the day. He appears as her personal knight in shining denim but Tess has long given up on fairy tales.
Guilty of Love by Pat Simmons Guilty of Love by Pat Simmons Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 92372 words Read a sample
When do you know the most important decision of your life is the right one? Reaping the seeds from what she's sown; Cheney Reynolds moves into a historic neighborhood in Missouri, and becomes a reclusive. But two annoying won't give her peace. One is Parke Kokumuo Jamison VI, a direct descendant of a royal African tribe. Complete opposites do attract. Unwittingly, they are drawn to each other.
The Kingdom of Kaikara by Jessi Hammond The Kingdom of Kaikara by Jessi Hammond Aug. 01, 2014 $4.99 60621 words Sample 10%
After he finds a dragon’s egg and accidentally hatches it, Orson is flung into a quest that he doesn’t know he’s on to find someone he doesn’t know he has to find in order to right a great wrong done by someone who didn’t really think about what he was doing. And along the way he finds out he’s not who he thinks he is and that he may be the last hope the Kingdom has against the invading Tarfori...
The Wizard's Box: A Tale From the Royal Road by J.M. Thompson The Wizard's Box: A Tale From the Royal Road by J.M. Thompson Aug. 01, 2014 $0.99 4296 words Sample 20%
What does one do with a wizard's discarded container of dubious functionality? The Royal Road in the kingdom of Kesteva runs nearly 1,000 miles from the southeastern marchlands to the northwest coast. Skara Station, tucked into the marchlands of southeast Kesteva, is one of dozens of waystations along that highway of merchants, pilgrims, princes and commoners. Its namesake town has only a few hund
IELTS High Score Guide (General Training) - 50 Important Rules You Must Know To Achieve A High Score! by Maria Stevens IELTS High Score Guide (General Training) - 50 Important Rules You Must Know To Achieve A High Score! by Maria Stevens Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 2228 words Sample 20%
Are you about to take the IELTS exam in the General Training test format? Are you feeling nervous because you need to achieve a high score? This book is for anyone who is going to take the IELTS exam (General Training Format) very soon and wants to know the most important rules that will help them achieve the score they need.
Merkim's Promise by James Shirk Merkim's Promise by James Shirk Aug. 01, 2014 $3.99 122277 words Sample 15%
A young man’s grandfather confides an unworldly secret about his past that now threatens the family. Unless the young man can overcome his non-belief—and his own demons—to help, the entire family faces certain destruction.
Lainey's First Threesome by Amber Rogers Lainey's First Threesome by Amber Rogers Aug. 01, 2014 Free! 5252 words Read a sample
Lainey, a sexy 19 year old is kicked out by her swinger parents, simply because they're tired of having to leave their home to enjoy their raunchy lifestyle. But when Lainey moves in with her hunky stepbrother and his best friend, she quickly finds that being out on her own may not be too bad after all!
The Happiness Animal - Chapter 1 by Will Jelbert The Happiness Animal - Chapter 1 by Will Jelbert Aug. 01, 2014 $0.99 2520 words Sample 30%
What if you could exercise your happiness like you exercised your body? Your Happiness Animal, from Latin 'anima' meaning spirit, has five muscles. This book, The Happiness Animal, is a guide to exercising those five muscles.
Love Hurts (Forever and Always #17) by E. L. Todd Love Hurts (Forever and Always #17) by E. L. Todd Aug. 01, 2014 $4.99 40442 words Sample 20%
Now that Mike and Cassandra are finally engaged, they move into their new home. Cassandra is in love with the new house, and Mike realizes he’s finally found his place in life. His history was nothing but depressing. Sean and Scarlet keep trying to have a baby, and when Scarlet tells Sean it’s too hard for her, that he’s putting too much pressure on her, he finally backs off.
Drawing Blood by Jessi Hammond Drawing Blood by Jessi Hammond Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 2851 words Sample 20%
Cara lives in a home where her mother’s alcohol-fuelled violence is a daily reality. One day, after a beating, she discovers that her drawing of three lorikeets is now a drawing of two. Where the third lorikeet had been is a spatter of blood, and there’s a live lorikeet loose in her room. Does she dare use her newfound talent to help herself or will she make things worse…?
A Simple Bible Guide by Doleman Group A Simple Bible Guide by Doleman Group Aug. 01, 2014 $3.99 17063 words Sample 15%
A SIMPLE BIBLE GUIDE is the Ultimate Bible Assistant to help all ages and denominations find that starting point with a quick reference of words that we know and use in our everyday life that are in alphabetical order with the scriptures that are associated to assist you in understanding and learning your Holy Bible
Laid Bare, Part 4 by Emily Sway Laid Bare, Part 4 by Emily Sway Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 5910 words Sample 30%
From the eyes of Layla Kane: "Now that I've confessed my exhibitionist tendencies to my husband, Larry loves showing me off and watching me enjoy myself with strange men. He’s been dropping hints that there’s a surprise waiting for me on our anniversary – I can’t wait to find out who it is!"
Kissing Atticus Primble by Stephanie Hoina Kissing Atticus Primble by Stephanie Hoina Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 40219 words Sample 20%
Like any other girl her age, Kathleen was ready for the excitement of a first love and being with Atticus was so wonderful. When Bobby O’Hare, the most popular boy in school, sets his sights on Kathleen, she is torn between her love and loyalty to Atticus and the excitement, popularity, and ease of being Bobby’s girlfriend. She needs to make a decision. The question is...will it be the right one?
Carnal Collateral:  Book One - Devil's Deal by Olivia Outlaw Carnal Collateral: Book One - Devil's Deal by Olivia Outlaw Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 36618 words Sample 10%
The destitute circumstances of his new dukedom force Max to seek a loan. Devilish Drake is used to being wanted for his fortune, but money is not what he wants to share with Max. Drake demands collateral of the most carnal sort. But when their delightful dalliance turns into a blaze too hot for even the devil to tame, will it destroy their dreams of marriage, family and respectability?
The Lawyers Seduction by Barbara Shumway The Lawyers Seduction by Barbara Shumway Aug. 01, 2014 $1.99 18592 words Sample 20%
As far back as she could remember Carol had been conflicted with her conservative life with her goal of becoming an attorney, while having a deeply hidden desire to experience being a submissive to a dominate male. Marrying a meek man with little adventurous spirit did not help her. It was when she met and became controlled by a true Dom that she learned what being a sub really would be like.