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Touched by a Phoenix by Sophia Byron Touched by a Phoenix by Sophia Byron April 25, 2015 $4.99 153325 words Sample 10%
Alexis tore Brad’s world apart from the moment they first met. Between her intelligence and stunning beauty, he was drawn in from the very start. Beneath the cool aloof exterior lies a fire that would consume them both. When Brad’s work places Alexis in danger, how far will he go to save the woman he did not believe existed?
Just Enough Erotica 4 by M. R. Greer Just Enough Erotica 4 by M. R. Greer April 25, 2015 $2.99 17038 words Sample 30%
These intense erotic stories promise just enough erotica to get you where you need to go! The following stories are included: The Girl Next Door, Nothing to See Here, The Blessing, The Best Show On Earth, An Inappropriate Request, Photo Shoot, Saturday Quickie, History. The themes are solo pleasure and exhibitionism. Content Warning: 18+ Explicit sex.
How to Write an Ebook of Art and Craft Demos by Janice Tingum How to Write an Ebook of Art and Craft Demos by Janice Tingum April 25, 2015 $5.99 21089 words Sample 10%
How to Write an Ebook of Art and Craft Demos shows readers an effective way to share their creative ideas and methods with others. Readers will learn how to select a topic and write a well-organized ebook of demonstrations that can be marketed online. This ebook includes instructions for preparing and using images to illustrate demos and tips for creating a cover image and title.
Preview of Kinzurdia (Kinzurdia Series) by Jason Barnum Preview of Kinzurdia (Kinzurdia Series) by Jason Barnum April 25, 2015 Free! 7136 words Read a sample
Two twin teens, James and David, live in a castle in the Culbin Forest of Scotland. They prepare for their next hunt & save Elizabeth from certain doom by a Dark creature of the night. James uses his elemental gifts & David Shifts into his Dire Wolf form to protect Elizabeth. Elizabeth discovers the castle shes seen repeatedly in her night terrors & befriends the twins before telling her secret.
Grapefruit Essential Oil by Marian Kim Grapefruit Essential Oil by Marian Kim April 25, 2015 $2.99 1576 words Sample 20%
Grapefruit Essential Oil teaches you the properties, safety precautions and uses of this aromatherapy oil. This aromatherapy ebook is also filled with grapefruit recipes which show you how you can use this natural plant extract to treat conditions like nicotine addiction, hangovers, headaches, indigestion, detoxification, acne, cellulite, weight loss, stress, depression, physical fatigue, mental e
Maple Fudge by Matthew Oleniuk Maple Fudge by Matthew Oleniuk April 25, 2015 $4.99 63567 words Sample 20%
A government terror that can only be described as: administrative. In the international backwaters of Canada, the top politicians in the country kill themselves in the middle of the night and leave a country wondering: Who is in charge? How much is the pay? What kind of paperwork is involved? Panic could rip democracy apart – unless everyone gets really, really tired of the whole thing.
Whispered Dreams of Pretty Horses by Grace Brannigan Whispered Dreams of Pretty Horses by Grace Brannigan April 25, 2015 $3.29 508 words Sample 35%
Children's picture book in the "Imagine That Kids Series". Dreaming of horses and ponies comes alive on the page! Beautifully illustrated picture book with horses and ponies galore. Gorgeously colored and created on hand-dyed silk and photographed in high resolution. "Whispered Dreams of Pretty Horses" is a feast for eyes young and old alike. Also available in paperback.
Exercise for Weight Loss by M. Usman Exercise for Weight Loss by M. Usman April 25, 2015 $2.99 5509 words Sample 25%
Obesity is one of the biggest problems of our generation and the generations that follow. It is inflating at a rate that it can’t be controlled and the only true way to control it is so hard that people tend to shift toward ways that provide them temporary relief but long-term problems.
Umbria by Enrico Massetti Umbria by Enrico Massetti April 25, 2015 $3.99 14620 words Sample 20%
This e-guide covers the region of Umbria, in Central Italy, called "the green heart of Italy". In detail it covers Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio, Passignano sul Trasimeno, Orvieto, Spello, Spoleto, Todi. There are extensive descriptions and photos of the attractions. This e-guide is ideal for use on your smart phone or your tablet.
Geranium Essential Oil by Marian Kim Geranium Essential Oil by Marian Kim April 25, 2015 $2.99 2323 words Sample 20%
Geranium Essential Oil teaches you the properties, safety precautions and uses of this aromatherapy oil. This aromatherapy ebook is also filled with geranium recipes which show you how you can use this natural plant extract to treat conditions like acne, eczema, athlete’s foot, ringworms, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, painful periods, menopausal symptoms, stress, depression and high blood pressure.
The Longest 200 Yards by Jan Griffith, Sr The Longest 200 Yards by Jan Griffith, Sr April 25, 2015 $7.99 10076 words Sample 20%
The experiences of being first person on the scene of your neighbors murder in a small village.
Fundamentals of Islam by Sayyed Abul A‘la Maududi Fundamentals of Islam by Sayyed Abul A‘la Maududi April 25, 2015 $0.99 80418 words Sample 20%
A book which stirred more hearts and impelled more lives to change their course than any of Mawlana Mawdudi's more erudite works. It contains Friday congregational addresses of Mawlana, which expound such familiar themes as Iman, Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving, Pilgrimage, and Jihad, bringing them to life and revolutionary zeal through his trademark reasoning and simple, lucid style.
The Flames of Linew by Jason Longdon The Flames of Linew by Jason Longdon April 25, 2015 $0.99 3300 words Sample 20%
A young woman who works as an equipment repairer uncovers an enemy spy in her besieged town.
Unrequited Love by Alaina Stanford Unrequited Love by Alaina Stanford April 25, 2015 $0.99 4745 words Sample 20%
Lana didn't know how she felt about Paul until her husband saw it in her eyes.
Content Strategy for WordPress by Stephanie Leary Content Strategy for WordPress by Stephanie Leary April 25, 2015 $8.99 36795 words Sample 20%
A guide to implementing a content strategy in WordPress: evaluating content; creating modular, structured content; contextual layouts for responsive design; style guides and authoring help; and workflows.
So To Honor Him by Laura VanArendonk Baugh So To Honor Him by Laura VanArendonk Baugh April 25, 2015 $2.99 30205 words Sample 20%
Arash is a slave accompanying the Megistanes to find the new king, whose star they have seen. Each night he plays his drum and dreams of his freedom. In Jerusalem, Arash is made an offer by King Herod himself: return and tell him of this infant king of the Jews, and Herod promises Arash’s freedom. But Herod does not seek the child to honor him, and Arash is trapped in a plot to murder an infant.
Introduction to Climbers - Climbers in your garden by Dueep Jyot Singh Introduction to Climbers - Climbers in your garden by Dueep Jyot Singh April 25, 2015 $2.99 6540 words Sample 25%
Just imagine a garden full of walls, fences, pergolas, screens and similar places without any beautiful plant covering them. We need to be indebted to all those gardeners of ancient times who recognized the value of climbers to add to the beauty of the garden while covering possibly unsightly structures.
Wounds by J. S. McInroy Wounds by J. S. McInroy April 25, 2015 Free! 14931 words Read a sample
Mary Devstenia, is recently returned to Troy, New York from her Army Reserve deployment in Iraq, during which time she was involved in the shooting-deaths of an Iraqi family, including their small daughter. The effects of this incident are most profound, and Mary soon finds herself descending into an emotional Hell of her own creation. Her invisible wounds perhaps are mortal.
Hope & Faith by Khaleel Jooste Hope & Faith by Khaleel Jooste April 25, 2015 Free! 3968 words Read a sample
“So what about this ice bucket challenge.” She sighs. “What’s curious is that the money generated went to the ISIS pharmaceutical company.” He focuses on her eyes and as if he understood what she meant. “You don’t mean to say that they were in some way funding the ISIS terrorists?” “That’s exactly what I am sayin’. Terrorists.” She puts her fingers into the air. “It’s all too big of a coincidence.
Black Sheep by Jennifer Cole Black Sheep by Jennifer Cole April 25, 2015 Free! 44321 words Read a sample
Elizabeth Rose Hellman has finally run away. Now safely in California, she struggles to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. When she meets Greyson "Ace" McConnell, she knows right away he's trouble. Despite his recovering drug addiction and life of spontaneous rule breaking and sin, she feels an uncontrollable pull towards him that she can't begin to explain.
The Competition For Japanese Pitcher Masanori Murakami San Francisco Giants Vs. Nankai Hawks 1964-1966 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr The Competition For Japanese Pitcher Masanori Murakami San Francisco Giants Vs. Nankai Hawks 1964-1966 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr April 25, 2015 $3.99 3968 words Sample 5%
Masanori Murakami pitched baseball in Japan for 17 seasons after he returned to the Nankai Hawks in 1966. His story is intriguing for many reasons. A main one is that MLB chief Ford Frick broke relations with Japan over the rights to Mashi, as he was called by Giants' fans. The San Francisco Giants decided to accept a compromise agreement that was offered by the Nippon Pro Baseball commissioner.
My soul mate' a vampire by Donna miller My soul mate' a vampire by Donna miller April 25, 2015 You set the price! 54573 words Sample 15%
Meet the beautiful, stunning, Gracie, she is a very special girl who has hidden flaws that have been shut behind door number one for many years, even she has no idea what they are, she lives her life day by day, never expecting anything great to happen because she feels like an outcast.  This all changes when she moves back to Oxford starting the new Catholic school where everything is not normal.
Letter Man by Chuck Kucera Letter Man by Chuck Kucera April 25, 2015 $6.99 26604 words Sample 15%
Letter Man is series of funny letters to companies outlining strange complaints and suggestions for their products and services. Find out what JIF Peanut Butter knows about UFO's. Discover the scam that Campbell's Soup may be pulling on its consumers. And, see if Elmer's glue will assist with cruel and unusual punishment. Read the complaints, then see how these companies chose to respond.
Cherry Lemonade by JW Phillips Cherry Lemonade by JW Phillips April 25, 2015 Free! 15000 words Read a sample
When life gives you lemons make . . . Cherry Lemonade
Scandalous (Finn Factor, Book 2) by R.G. Alexander Scandalous (Finn Factor, Book 2) by R.G. Alexander April 25, 2015 $2.99 50065 words Sample 20%
From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author R.G. Alexander Book 2 of the Bestselling Finn Factor Series! Will it be Scandalous? If Natasha Rivera is involved, the answer is usually yes. The owner of The Twisted Tart bakery has never been shy about expressing her desires. The only secret she ever kept had to do with her feelings for a one man, Senator Stephen Finn.
Me & Madison And The Button Hunt by William Jervis Me & Madison And The Button Hunt by William Jervis April 25, 2015 $4.99 56482 words Sample 20%
The story of Madison and Billy, first cousins who fall in love after one's gay teen suicide is averted. Follow them through several decades of action, love and adventure as they become vigilantes to protect the ones they love.
The Wizard's Daughter: Magic My Butt! by Jack Bessie The Wizard's Daughter: Magic My Butt! by Jack Bessie April 25, 2015 $2.99 105488 words Sample 20%
Elisa Deibelman wanted to be just an ordinary girl. Unfortunately, she was the daughter of a wizard. It was hard enough being accepted in school as a teen, without magic! Elisa was already frustrated, when something wicked occurred and she discovered she was the target of a sorcerer, and not a good one either! Could her sister Missy and a sorcerer girl named Tara save her butt from an evil fate?
Warrior In The Shadows by Marcus Wynne Warrior In The Shadows by Marcus Wynne April 25, 2015 $6.37 97205 words Sample 20%
Special operations meets black magic in the Australian outback and Minneapolis suburbs.
What They Don't Know: Selected Fiction by Jo-Anne Rosen What They Don't Know: Selected Fiction by Jo-Anne Rosen April 25, 2015 $3.99 73780 words Sample 20%
18 stories probe the lies and secrets, the "fictions" in the lives of of parents and children, siblings, Germans and Jews, confused adolescents, and elderly lovers.
Excretions and other poems by Johnny Dionysus Excretions and other poems by Johnny Dionysus April 25, 2015 Free! 45621 words Read a sample
Poetry by Johnny Dionysus
Beginner's Guide to Investing - Successful Investing 101 by Manuel Taylor Beginner's Guide to Investing - Successful Investing 101 by Manuel Taylor April 25, 2015 $2.99 5682 words Sample 25%
Introduction – Why people invest? Investing simply means putting your money to work for you. The reason why people invest is pretty obvious – to get rich(er). Arnold Schwarzenegger once said that money does not make people happy.
The Second Primer on the Organization Tier by Razie Mah The Second Primer on the Organization Tier by Razie Mah April 25, 2015 $2.99 8333 words Sample 20%
This 8400 word primer is the fifth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.
The First Primer on the Organization Tier by Razie Mah The First Primer on the Organization Tier by Razie Mah April 25, 2015 $2.99 6673 words Sample 10%
This 6700 word primer is the fourth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.
9 by Rori O'Keeffe 9 by Rori O'Keeffe April 25, 2015 Free! 1225 words Read a sample
Against the backdrop of a solitary person's life, I use a little number crunching to compose nine poems, each of nine lines. Reading these poems may lead to hope - or to terror, but probably not ennui. The key answer to our dilemma, I think, is practical - but perhaps not possible to engage in these times. Whether beset by problems, or soothed by solutions, strong action is imperative.
Seduction By Sybian: Luring Lovers For Sex by Reese Cantwell Seduction By Sybian: Luring Lovers For Sex by Reese Cantwell April 25, 2015 $4.99 22438 words Sample 10%
I've loved sex ever since my first time and when my husband of eighteen years showed me a video of a woman riding a Sybian, being masturbated like I'd never imagined, I knew I wanted to try it. It was breathtaking, he bought it for me and it has changed our lives in ways we never dreamed. It started with a friend or two trying it out, then finding other women to try it. Then we would try them.
The Commons: Book 1: The Journeyman by Michael Alan Peck The Commons: Book 1: The Journeyman by Michael Alan Peck April 25, 2015 $4.99 90372 words Sample 20%
Three unlikely heroes board a doomed bus. Destination: the afterlife. Their mission: to save forever. But first they have to save themselves.
10 Steps to create a true relationship forever. The little great book of love. by Luz Boscani 10 Steps to create a true relationship forever. The little great book of love. by Luz Boscani April 25, 2015 $4.90 7559 words Sample 20%
Luz Boscani tells us about the qualities and virtues we have to develop in order to live in a state of pure love. Open your heart and experience the magic of the most wonderful gift that has been given to us, love. A beautiful literary work to treasure and share.
Nighthawks Over Iraq: A Chronology of the F-117A Stealth Fighter in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm - First Real-World Test of Stealth Technology Against Modern Integrated Air Defense by Progressive Management Nighthawks Over Iraq: A Chronology of the F-117A Stealth Fighter in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm - First Real-World Test of Stealth Technology Against Modern Integrated Air Defense by Progressive Management April 25, 2015 $7.99 110705 words Sample 4%
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unclassified account of the 37th Tactical Fighter Wing's accomplishments during Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM was prepared to permit members of the "Team Stealth" community to reflect with pride on their contribution to sustained world peace.
A Positive Way to Start Your Day by Kim Cadotte A Positive Way to Start Your Day by Kim Cadotte April 25, 2015 $2.99 6424 words Sample 20%
Mood is contagious. What mood are you sharing today? Take a moment of your time and use anyone of these Positive quotes to set your mood and tone. For this moment and for the rest of your day.
Muscle Worshippers by Lawrence Jackson Muscle Worshippers by Lawrence Jackson April 25, 2015 $1.99 45235 words Sample 20%
A gay erotic novel about addiction to size. What can a polite, fluffy young man do when he comes up against a Beast? He can get BIG. From the author of time travel voyage through sex, MISADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME, Lawrence Jackson has written the ultimate erotic novel for fans of muscle transformation, alpha males, filthy librarians and anyone who's ever wished they were BIGGER.
Just In Case by Matthew Zee-Miller Just In Case by Matthew Zee-Miller April 25, 2015 $0.99 36950 words Sample 15%
Just In Case is set inside a student accommodation building which is filled with unique and original sounding characters. With the killers partner in crime pulling out of their planned attack which was due to be set up inside the woodland area the killer is forced to take matters into their own hands.
Introduction to Alpine Gardens - Making a Rock Alpine Garden by Dueep Jyot Singh Introduction to Alpine Gardens - Making a Rock Alpine Garden by Dueep Jyot Singh April 25, 2015 $2.99 6086 words Sample 25%
The making of any sort of garden is not as easy as many people imagine, and it is often these very people who fail to achieve their own wishes when the garden is made. This is the reason why, just dreaming up a garden, and visualizing it, whether it is an Alpine Garden, a rock garden, or an ordinary garden needs effort, dedication, and application on your part.
Overqualified to be a Bum by Anthony Abruscato Overqualified to be a Bum by Anthony Abruscato April 25, 2015 Free! 8206 words Read a sample
Overqualified to be a Bum is a collection of nine dirty realism stories dealing with poisonous relationships, maniac ex-girlfriends, thieving bosses, and broken hearts.
Baramulla Bomber: Science Fiction Espionage Thriller (Svastik Trilogy, Eka) by Clark Prasad Baramulla Bomber: Science Fiction Espionage Thriller (Svastik Trilogy, Eka) by Clark Prasad April 25, 2015 $3.99 94476 words Sample 20%
AN ANCIENT WEAPON FROM THE VEDAS & BIBLE ONCE HUNTED BY THE NAZIS POWERED BY THE SOUND OF UNIVERSE REBORN WITH HELP OF QUANTUM PHYSICS GOING TO BE UNLEASHED ON TO THE WORLD AND KASHMIR HOLDS ITS SECR
Silence and Circumstance by Roy Dimond Silence and Circumstance by Roy Dimond April 25, 2015 $4.99 93757 words Sample 20%
Agatha Christie, pawn or puppet-master? For eleven days in December 1926, that was the question all of England was asking. Was she kidnapped, or possibly a pawn trapped in an international mystery? Or could she actually be the puppet-master, secretly manipulating an entire nation from behind her typewriter?
Egy új életre ébredve: Első rész by Rupa Publisher Egy új életre ébredve: Első rész by Rupa Publisher April 25, 2015 $3.00 97348 words Sample 20%
Szerző: Sógór Melinda
Old and New Testament Chronology by James D. Quiggle Old and New Testament Chronology by James D. Quiggle April 25, 2015 $4.99 118496 words Sample 5%
Here is a chronology of significant people and events in biblical and secular history from Adam to AD 395 (the division of the Roman Empire). Old and New Testament people and events are synchronized with relevant events in secular history, allowing the reader to grasp the scope of God’s interaction with humankind through Israel and the New Testament Church.
Freelance Porn Star 2 by Crimson Rose Freelance Porn Star 2 by Crimson Rose April 25, 2015 $2.99 7373 words Sample 20%
Detective Shae Collins continues to freelance as a porn star until she is called into her boss' office. When confronted with her sordid side job, she immediately offers to quietly retire, but Captain Stokes has other plans for the kinky Detective. he offers her a chance to not only keep her job, and all she has to do is continue doing kinky porn shoots in order to gain the trust of the criminals.
Top 18 Ways to Promote Your Music in 2015 by Donavon Parker Top 18 Ways to Promote Your Music in 2015 by Donavon Parker April 25, 2015 $2.99 4185 words Sample 20%
Did you know 94% of all records released today sell less than 1,000 units? Are you amongst the 10 million indie musicians whose last release did not sell 1,000 units? Increase your album sales and build your fan base with "Top 18 Ways to Promoting Your Music in 2015."
Guide to Blackjack Success by David B. Wynn Guide to Blackjack Success by David B. Wynn April 25, 2015 $2.99 4563 words Sample 25%
Learn to play Blackjack. This guide will teach you not only how to play, but also how to be successful at blackjack. Success = Winning.