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A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume II Paradise Found ? (1830s to 1890s) by Justin Cahill A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume II Paradise Found ? (1830s to 1890s) by Justin Cahill April 23, 2014 $10.00 62224 words Sample 25%
This is the second part of A New Life in Our History, a history of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. By the 1830s, reformers opposed to transportation were promoting a more enlightened solution to Britain’s social and economic difficulties: systematic colonisation. Paradise Found traces the experiences of some families who helped build them in New Zealand.
Wrong Turn Wrong Country by Laura Knots Wrong Turn Wrong Country by Laura Knots April 23, 2014 $2.99 9095 words Sample 20%
Matt and his girlfriend Gloria take a wrong turn. They end up a small country ruled by a prince. The nineteen year old blonde catches the eye of the local ruler.
My Father's Ears by Karen Goa My Father's Ears by Karen Goa April 23, 2014 $1.99 65596 words Sample 20%
When an Italian-Canadian immigrant's harsh but remarkable past catches up with him, his skeptical daughter sets out to discover the truth about her father, her family and, ultimately, herself.
THE ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLE :A  Swingers Guidebook by Darrell Ballard THE ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLE :A Swingers Guidebook by Darrell Ballard April 23, 2014 $3.99 8074 words Sample 15%
The Alternative Lifestyle is a guidebook for swingers and those that are interested in learning more about this alternative adult lifestyle. Some do's and don'ts about swinging.
Sinjin by HP Mallory Sinjin by HP Mallory April 23, 2014 $3.99 74035 words Sample 20%
Abandoned on the battlefield by the people she calls her tribe, Bryn must face the fact that she is now playing prisoner to the Queen of the Underworld, who also happens to be her fraternal twin sister. As the days and months go by with no word from the Supreme Elder of her tribe, Bryn thinks her life couldn’t get much worse.
Above the Clouds by Scott Allen Fallbeck Above the Clouds by Scott Allen Fallbeck April 23, 2014 $1.99 2531 words Sample 30%
Up in the air and out of your mind. Rick has been cooped up for half a day in economy class on a flight to Beijing and is ready for a change of pace. Unexpected turbulence though could prove to be more than asked for as Rick realizes his plane may not be alone in the cloudy skies over China. Length is approximately 2,500 words.
Echoes by David Gearing Echoes by David Gearing April 23, 2014 $4.99 69898 words Sample 20%
Witness a diary that chronicles a descent into madness as Shannon struggles to rid herself of her best friend--a friend that no one else can see. Imaginary friend or angel from Heaven? Shannon doesn't care until Rebecca begins echoing words from the past: "same fate." Those words send Shannon on a path of revenge that threatens to leave Shannon standing on the edge of sanity.
Falling Hard (Billionaires in Disguise: Lizzy, #1) by Blair Babylon Falling Hard (Billionaires in Disguise: Lizzy, #1) by Blair Babylon April 23, 2014 Free! 51997 words Read a sample
Lizzy has been drifting, trying to make a life for herself. At a Devilhouse party, she meets Theo, a handsome, bright lawyer who wants to takes things slowly, and Mannix, an ex-pro-football player with a taste for the disturbing. Romantic and suspenseful, Falling Hard sizzles with sex and explores the power of love to heal the deepest wounds.
Joseph's Story - Prequel by Claire Plaisted Joseph's Story - Prequel by Claire Plaisted April 23, 2014 $9.80 74544 words Sample 20%
Joseph Garrett enters into a business as a silent partner in 1977 with Kevin Truit a scientist and Henry Haier, a Lawyer. Kevin seems to think the world owes him and he starts to play god. Joseph notices something is going on and investigates finding a world of prostitution, women sold at auction, experimental drugs and genetic experiments. The woman he loves is in the centre. Will he win?
One Smart Zombie by Amarinda Jones One Smart Zombie by Amarinda Jones April 23, 2014 $1.29 25944 words
The last person Jack Katz wanted to see back in her life was her mother. There were zombies to kill and bad guys to deal with. Her mother? She wants money and is dating a zombie. This is not the father figure Jack wants. And then there's the enigmatic Magnus Wellsby. He's a man that drives Jack crazy. What is it with him? Love? Hate? Lust? Battling two competing evil forces trying to take over her
Lost in His Woods: Book Five by Penelope L'Amoreaux Lost in His Woods: Book Five by Penelope L'Amoreaux April 23, 2014 $0.99 18373 words Sample 20%
FINAL INSTALLMENT! Clare must dig deep to find the strength to win Tolik back. When her past returns to haunt her, it will take all of her cunning and a dash of luck to find her way back to the man she loves--or risk being lost forever. This is part five in a series of five. It is for mature audiences, 18+, who enjoy a little mystery in their men, curiosity in their heroines, and adventure!
The Sweetest Burn: Best BDSM Erotica by Giselle Renarde The Sweetest Burn: Best BDSM Erotica by Giselle Renarde April 23, 2014 $0.99 3712 words Sample 20%
Bondage erotica from award-winning author Giselle Renarde. For Chef, a recipe is never complete until it's mixed with the salt and sweat of Lucinda's skin. Today's sweet and savory sauce has Lucinda sweating more than usual. Mole poblano, a Mexican chocolate chili concoction, would be enough to bring her to her knees... if she wasn't already down on them, with her wrists tied behind her back.
Damn the Torpedoes: A Short History of U.S. Naval Mine Countermeasures, 1777-1991 - Farragut, Civil War, Minecraft, Wonsan, Minehunting, Minesweeping, Bushnell, Fulton, World War II, Vietnam, Iran by Progressive Management Damn the Torpedoes: A Short History of U.S. Naval Mine Countermeasures, 1777-1991 - Farragut, Civil War, Minecraft, Wonsan, Minehunting, Minesweeping, Bushnell, Fulton, World War II, Vietnam, Iran by Progressive Management April 23, 2014 $9.99 115622 words Sample 5%
This is an authoritative and thorough history of U.S. Navy mine countermeasures. Mine warfare is by definition the strategic and tactical use of sea mines and their countermeasures, including all offensive and defensive mining and protection against mines.
Karl's Stronghold Crusader Strategy Guide by Karl Wiebe Karl's Stronghold Crusader Strategy Guide by Karl Wiebe April 23, 2014 Free! 8851 words Read a sample
This free ebook is designed for new players, or players who are struggling with some of the larger concepts of Stronghold Crusader. Learn tips, tricks and strategy that will help you defeat your enemies. Grow your economy, know which troops are the most effective, and understand different defenses that will help you rule the kingdom.
Yamani - The Inside Story by Jeffrey Robinson Yamani - The Inside Story by Jeffrey Robinson April 23, 2014 $9.99 123543 words Sample 7%
Yamani - The acclaimed biography of the man who could move markets with a whisper and, for 28 years on the world stage was one of the most powerful, most famous and most recognizable people on the planet. It is the story of oil, of Saudi Arabia, of the West and of ultimate political power.
Costly Obsession: Unleashed by Sasha Pruett Costly Obsession: Unleashed by Sasha Pruett April 23, 2014 $4.99 58341 words Sample 25%
A child’s game gave Timothy Hawthorne a friend that no one else could see. Now his family is dying to meet him and Timothy must stop the killing before he’s next. Can his imaginary friend protect him from an evil as old as mankind, or will Tim suffer the same fate as the others; skinned alive.
To Blackmail A Billionaire by Lizzie Lynn Lee To Blackmail A Billionaire by Lizzie Lynn Lee April 23, 2014 $2.99 10420 words Sample 20%
Naomi Winters made a mistake seven years ago. Young, naïve, and desperately needing money, she had agreed to film an adult movie to help pay her sick sister’s medical bill. Now, a callous attorney is blackmailing her to dig dirt on her new boss, billionaire David Thorne, on a murder case he was acquitted of two years before.
The Gish Chronicles - Volume 1: Smarmy Glamazons and the People Who Love Them by Jennifer Lynn The Gish Chronicles - Volume 1: Smarmy Glamazons and the People Who Love Them by Jennifer Lynn April 23, 2014 Free! 1306 words Read a sample
Gish Heart is in trouble. At 35, her small public relations firm has dwindled to nothing. In Volume One - Smarmy Glamazons and the People Who Love Them - Gish interviews at an agency where night club attire seems to be required.
The Half-Assed Early Works of Curtis Toomb by Michael Weir The Half-Assed Early Works of Curtis Toomb by Michael Weir April 23, 2014 Free! 44162 words Read a sample
Curtis Toomb never finished his first shot at glory; it had a beginning and an ending, all it lacked was a middle. He quit, moved on with his life. This book is a dream unfulfilled, a shot at glory that missed its mark. These Half-Assed Early Works, incomplete and flawed as they are, are one of the few things to survive the drunken mess that was Curtis Toomb's twenties.
Love On Credit by Sara Hooper Love On Credit by Sara Hooper April 23, 2014 $2.99 21559 words Sample 11%
Samantha is a beautiful young black woman with a great future in the banking industry. Her dislike of her current job is paralleled only by her loathing of her boss and Josh, a blue eyed playboy co-worker. Fate steps in when she runs into Josh outside of work and embarks on a close friendship with him.
Epiphany by Ashley Suzanne Epiphany by Ashley Suzanne April 23, 2014 $2.99 66096 words Sample 15%
The final book in The Destined Series that will give resolution to everything and once and for all Mira will choose ... Will her choice haunt her forever? Can she come out the other side? A story of tempting fate, belonging and finally moving forward.
Camden's Knife by John Patrick Kavanagh Camden's Knife by John Patrick Kavanagh April 23, 2014 $9.99 118205 words Sample 5%
In this near future pop-culture-filled dystopian novel, America is under the dark cloud of a new envirus, Camden-Young’s Disease. Unleashed five years earlier from an explosion at a genetic engineering laboratory, the stealth envirus has laid waste to 74% of Caucasians between puberty and their early thirties while the other 26% are mysteriously immune. From flu-like attacks to excruciating fevers
When Crazy's Coming, The Midlife Misadventures of a Midlife Diva by Trumillia Lunnie-Thomas When Crazy's Coming, The Midlife Misadventures of a Midlife Diva by Trumillia Lunnie-Thomas April 23, 2014 $2.99 89594 words Sample 20%
Sixty days, Mikki's best friend Sonni challenges. Sixty days to find Mr. Right Now. What's the worst that could happen? Crazy's Coming...
She Craves the Minotaur: Island by Celia Dunroy She Craves the Minotaur: Island by Celia Dunroy April 23, 2014 $0.99 6194 words Sample 30%
After a shipwreck leaves her temporarily blinded, Agathe finds mysterious hands guiding her to safety...and pleasure. But her unseen, irresistible savior might not be as human as he seems. Beast erotica with blindfolds and dirty talk.
Bernard the Big Hearted Moose by Vincent Feeney Bernard the Big Hearted Moose by Vincent Feeney April 23, 2014 $0.99 2005 words Sample 35%
It is a whimsical tale of unlikely friends, trust and redemption written in a unique poetic style. Bernard the moose, Rachel the bird and Harley the mischievous green snake work to resolve one problem while solving another. Written in 1973 by Vincent Feeney, it has been a family favorite for decades.
Close To Me by Susan Haiden Close To Me by Susan Haiden April 23, 2014 $3.99 100598 words Sample 15%
Cassandra Peters is working undercover. Investigating Nathan Cole, the rich CEO of Cole Industries, is proving to be a difficult task, one that’s going to require her to get up close and personal. The problem will be, considering Cassie’s sudden desire for the reckless, how to carry out her job without falling prey to the sexiest gray eyes in existence.
Primal Passion by Mari Carr and Lila Dubois Primal Passion by Mari Carr and Lila Dubois April 23, 2014 $2.99 44441 words Sample 20%
Scientist Deni Parker is a member of the Trinity Masters, America’s oldest and most powerful secret society. At short notice and much to her surprise, she is bonded to FBI agent Gunner Wells, who has crushed on her for years, and billionaire CEO of a security firm, Price Bennett. When Deni's life is threatened, the new trinity must learn to work, and love, together before it is too late.
Exploring Strategic Thinking: Insights to Assess, Develop, and Retain Army Strategic Thinkers - Qualitative Thinking, Metacognitive Ability, Abductive Reasoning, Visualization, System Theory by Progressive Management Exploring Strategic Thinking: Insights to Assess, Develop, and Retain Army Strategic Thinkers - Qualitative Thinking, Metacognitive Ability, Abductive Reasoning, Visualization, System Theory by Progressive Management April 23, 2014 $9.99 149125 words Sample 5%
To begin understanding strategic thinking in the military, one must first have a basic sense of what strategic thinking is and what it is not. Examination of literature on strategic thinking does not lead to one common definition of strategic thinking.
The Forvian Sphere by Jason J Sergi The Forvian Sphere by Jason J Sergi April 23, 2014 $0.99 83911 words Sample 20%
Take a journey through a gritty dystopia; a post-cataclysmic world where nothing is as it seems and where nothing will ever be the same. Jacint Gallo will be your guide; follow him on his search for answers through a blasted scape, where death is always just a breath away. Discover with him a world he’d always known become nothing like what he thought it was or had been.
Captured Heart (Druids Motorcycle Club Romance) by Angelica Siren Captured Heart (Druids Motorcycle Club Romance) by Angelica Siren April 23, 2014 $2.99 12203 words Sample 20%
Captured Heart continues the saga of the Druids Motorcycle Club. Catrina, the American lover of the Druid MC's charismatic leader Ronan travels with him as the series explodes into new action. When Ronan's estranged father requests his assistance fighting against his enemies in Northern Ireland, the Druids answer the call. Danger lurks around every corner in this troubled city.
The Gospel According to Mamma by Annette Bridges The Gospel According to Mamma by Annette Bridges April 23, 2014 $2.99 22428 words Sample 20%
The Gospel According to Mamma is a collection of twenty-one extraordinary lessons the author learned from her charming and captivating mamma. These “mamma teachings” are packed with sassy inspiration, practical insights and real-life anecdotes. How to maintain faith in God and yourself, love the hell out of folks and be happy when there's no obvious reason to be are just a few of the messages.
Special Preview Edition: IMMORTAL ECLIPSE by Sherry Soule Special Preview Edition: IMMORTAL ECLIPSE by Sherry Soule April 23, 2014 Free! 10590 words Read a sample
A devoted fashionata and practical New Yorker, Skylar Blackwell doesn’t believe in the supernatural—until she inherits Summerwind Mansion. . . . When her uncle is brutally murdered, and the cops seem uninterested in following up the case, Skylar journeys to California to seek answers. Her search for clues is soon overshadowed by haunting nightmares of a young woman also murdered in the house.
The Guardians Crown by Wendy Owens The Guardians Crown by Wendy Owens April 23, 2014 $3.99 99261 words Sample 15%
Gabe is finally forced to answer the ultimate question, will he give his life to save the world? What about just to save the one he loves the most? The Guardians struggle to find another way—ideas that don’t involve Gabe’s death—to defeat Baal. Time is running out. What will Gabe choose? What price will he pay for that choice?
Elemental Pleasure by Mari Carr and Lila Dubois Elemental Pleasure by Mari Carr and Lila Dubois April 23, 2014 $2.99 44923 words Sample 20%
There’s power and passion in three. The Trinity Masters have the power to make careers and change lives, but there's a price. All members know that the day will come when the Grand Master will select them, and pair them with two others. For the Trinity Masters the strongest bond isn't a pair, but a threesome.
Deception by Sara Hooper Deception by Sara Hooper April 23, 2014 $2.99 20106 words Sample 11%
Dalla Montgomery had always sworn that she'd never fall for a man involved in the same shady business as her father, but all bets are off when she meets IRA member Tommy O'Bannon and finds herself falling, hopelessly, in love.
The Missing Capstone by Dyego Alehandro The Missing Capstone by Dyego Alehandro April 23, 2014 Free! 9802 words Read a sample
Before Treasure of the Mayan King there was Egypt. Chauncy Rollock needs to prove his theories about the Great Pyramid of Giza. At stake: his doctoral thesis, his money, and the girl of his dreams. With no official backing he must turn to the black markets of Cairo and Abydos. Will he find the missing capstone and get everything he ever wanted? Or will his business partners be his final undoing?
The Shield Prophecy by Wendy Owens The Shield Prophecy by Wendy Owens April 23, 2014 $2.99 61016 words Sample 15%
Five years have passed since Gabe abandoned Rampart, deserting his destiny and closest friends. The struggles Gabe has endured to stay alive have changed him, hardening him into a man unwilling to trust anyone or anything, dealing with difficulties connecting with the outside world.
Soul Windows by Jaleta Clegg Soul Windows by Jaleta Clegg April 23, 2014 $2.99 40234 words Sample 20%
The eyes are windows to the soul. What would you find if you could look deep enough? These ten tales of science fiction and fantasy explore characters good and evil, placid and troubled, dark and light. Journey through the windows of the soul. You may be surprised by what you find. Original stories by Jaleta Clegg.
Jazz, Monster Collector in: The Lizard Wears Black (Season 1, Episodes 10 & 11) by RyFT Brand Jazz, Monster Collector in: The Lizard Wears Black (Season 1, Episodes 10 & 11) by RyFT Brand April 23, 2014 Free! 14723 words Read a sample
Double Issue! Jazz is desperate for money as her friends are counting on her to save them, but she can’t rescue anyone without her flycraft and the Enforcer Corps have impounded it. So Jazz heads off on a wild dragon chase, hoping to collect a lizard’s head but ends up a dragon sacrifice. Everyone’s going to lose something and someone’s going to lose their life. An episodic adventure story
188: Micro-Stories For Your Macro-Brain by Andrew Flynn 188: Micro-Stories For Your Macro-Brain by Andrew Flynn April 23, 2014 $3.49 35451 words Sample 10%
The questions that haunt us all usually have to do with our undoing. "188" asks you, "What time of the day will you realize exactly what you have left?" Well? You're challenged to answer this question, just as the inhabitants of this book are. From the notorious writer Andrew Flynn.
A Survivor's Story: A Crimson Milk Story by Quixerotic A Survivor's Story: A Crimson Milk Story by Quixerotic April 23, 2014 $2.99 5513 words Sample 20%
Mandi's paradise isn't the first of its kind. A survivor relives his experience as he hunts down the woman in red. 5k words dealing with full body transformation. Contains explicit sex scenes.
Righting The Enterprise - A Primer for Organizing or Reorganizing the Right Way by Dannygl Righting The Enterprise - A Primer for Organizing or Reorganizing the Right Way by Dannygl April 23, 2014 Free! 28512 words Read a sample
Executives and managers who want alignment, transparency and continuous improvement in their coompanies will find this e-book describes a way to achieve it all. Written by the originators of the “Language of Work Model," who have facilitated re/orgs in many different industries,this book offers an innovative and systematic process for organizing a start-up, or reorganizing an enterprise.
Saturday Story Prompts Collection : 2012.08 and 2014.08 by Martha Bechtel Saturday Story Prompts Collection : 2012.08 and 2014.08 by Martha Bechtel April 23, 2014 $0.99 1192 words Sample 50%
Saturday Story Prompts are snippits of story that range from single sentences to longer conversations and are set in fantasy, science fiction, and generic genres. They're great for getting a Muse unstuck and sending the Plot Bunnies hopping! This eBook contains all the SSPs posted to my blog during August 2012 and sixty percent of the prompts scheduled for August 2014.
Sins of the Past by Linda Wisdom Sins of the Past by Linda Wisdom April 23, 2014 $3.99 71676 words Sample 20%
She'd thought it was all behind her... When a string of robberies cast a suspicious light on Stacy Markham's housesitting agency, her past came back with a vengeance. Ironically, Detective Mac McConnell was assigned to the case. During her rebellious, troubled teens, Stacy and Mac had experienced many run-ins. Now she was struggling against her attraction to him. But could she escape her past?
Candy at the Convent (Rehab Re-do / Pleasuring the Priest) by Miranda Push Candy at the Convent (Rehab Re-do / Pleasuring the Priest) by Miranda Push April 23, 2014 $1.99 7737 words Sample 20%
approx 7500 words. Candy (remember Candy? From Candy's Canine Caper?) has been busted again! She's been sent back to convent rehab. No puppy dogs this time but horny nuns, devious Mother Superior - and don't forget the priest! He has the naughtiest way to 'purge' Candy of her nasty cravings! He's equipped with Viagra and he'll spend all night every night 'purging' Candy, if that's what it takes!
A Woman's Touch by Laura Lovecraft A Woman's Touch by Laura Lovecraft April 23, 2014 $2.99 17364 words Sample 20%
Linda never had any interest in women until she walked in on two of them having sex in a bathroom. Now women are all she thinks about, but Linda is nervous and only fantasizes about it. Linda's favorite fantasy is of her sexy masseuse Paula. Her massages are the highlight of her week and this one is going to be even more special because Paula knows just what Linda needs; A woman's touch!
She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things by Caren J. Werlinger She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things by Caren J. Werlinger April 23, 2014 $6.99 83890 words Sample 20%
Margaret Braithwaite, a fifty-ish professor, lives in the shadow of her famous husband, Gavin, who is terminally ill. When he hires Wyck Fitzsimmons to restore his gardens, Margaret slowly realizes her heart can feel love again. Gavin, though, is determined not to let death stop him from holding onto his wife. Love can take root in the most barren hearts, if Margaret and Wyck can let it grow.
A Guide to Becoming an Independent Contractor in the It Industry by Don Johnson A Guide to Becoming an Independent Contractor in the It Industry by Don Johnson April 23, 2014 $9.95 6894 words Sample 20%
"A Guide to Becoming an Independent Contractor in the IT Industry" was written to help IT professionals find employment by working as independent contractors. It's a simple book that will change your life.
Prayers and Praying by velma booker Prayers and Praying by velma booker April 23, 2014 Free! 3341 words Read a sample
this is a short inspirational book about prayer and why we pray, which is our greatest source of personal energy.
The Saber Chronicles by Donald Hill The Saber Chronicles by Donald Hill April 23, 2014 $1.99 106701 words Sample 15%
The Saber Chronicles follows the life of two former fighter pilots who left military space service in search of adventure, retribution and fortunes. Operating a successful mining company they begin a freighter service in search of profits and new worlds but the raiders and the syndicate have other plans. This story chronicles his life, loves and adventure. Profit is easy but surviving is hard.