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The Way of Ping: Journey to the Great Ocean by Stuart Avery Gold The Way of Ping: Journey to the Great Ocean by Stuart Avery Gold April 18, 2014 $3.99 13981 words Sample 20%
In this second adventure, the now legendary Ping's travels take him to a pond-centered village whose dwellers, ruled by Toad the Elder, have never questioned the certainty of their surroundings. This delightful story captures the fears and doubts faced by all who choose to leave the familiar to make their way in an unknown world. As Ping says, "It’s never too late to be what you can become."
Mama's Boys Need Not Apply by R. Jimon Mama's Boys Need Not Apply by R. Jimon April 18, 2014 $3.99 112404 words Sample 20%
Becca's eccentric boss has a diet corporation as a new client, and now Becca must live according to the diet plan for as long as the project runs. But gnawing hunger pangs aren't the only ugly side effect of Star Losers because someone seems determined to sabotage the diet program by trying to kill off some of its promoters. Can Becca deal with this and still meet her weekly weigh-in goal?
Powerlessness by King Dykeman Powerlessness by King Dykeman April 18, 2014 $3.99 3104 words Sample 20%
Powerlessness is a developing e-book on the wonder and significance of all the kinds of chance and spontaneity that are central to our lives. It explores how our creativity is indebted to that powerlessness.
Solstice Fantasizes by King Dykeman Solstice Fantasizes by King Dykeman April 18, 2014 Free! 2115 words Read a sample
Solstice Fantasizes: Poems & Prose is a sampler of King Dykeman's poetry over a number of years of celebrating the Solstice plus an essay and the first stanza of a long narrative poem on Mud Slides in the Pacific Northwest that is being developed in Powerlessness
Fantastic Tales of Science Fiction, Vol. 1 by Troy D. Smith Fantastic Tales of Science Fiction, Vol. 1 by Troy D. Smith April 18, 2014 $2.99 46244 words Sample 35%
Exciting sci fi tales by: Troy D. Smith Brooke Kennedy & Briana Gaitan John Schade Anthony Legg
Ping: A Frog in Search of a New Pond by Stuart Avery Gold Ping: A Frog in Search of a New Pond by Stuart Avery Gold April 18, 2014 $3.99 13200 words Sample 20%
This is the story of Ping, a frog who's ignored the signs of his pond drying up around him, and is stuck in the mud. Ping represents everybody who has encountered a setback, needs to take a risk, or is struggling with the challenges of change -- that is to say, he is all of us. Ping's tale shows us the limitless possibilities that can result when the decision is made to take a leap of faith.
How to Screw Employees?: Project Management Advice from Top Project Managers of the World by Jhilmil Mukherjee How to Screw Employees?: Project Management Advice from Top Project Managers of the World by Jhilmil Mukherjee April 18, 2014 $2.99 6711 words Sample 10%
I interviewed top project managers of the world and gathered their methods, processes and policies of "screwing employees‟. Here is the gist of interviews for your reading pleasure.
The Seven Realms Of Zoaia by Michael Zinetti The Seven Realms Of Zoaia by Michael Zinetti April 18, 2014 Free! 2038 words Read a sample
The Seven Realms Of Zoaia is a universe created by Michael Zinetti. This ebook is a breakdown of that universe, explaining who Zoaia is, the seven realms, the many gods, the many stars (or heroes or main characters), etc.
Protecting Portia by Pavarti K. Tyler Protecting Portia by Pavarti K. Tyler April 18, 2014 $3.99 39283 words Sample 15%
Evolved Publishing presents the second in the erotic/romance "Sugar House Novellas" series by award-winning author Pavarti K. Tyler. ~ Enter the world of The Sugar House. Here you’ll meet the illustrious Madam Janice Cane and her brood of men and women who will fulfill your every fantasy. But can they find a way to fulfill their own?
Brains for the Zombie Soul by Michelle Hartz Brains for the Zombie Soul by Michelle Hartz April 18, 2014 $0.99 60663 words Sample 20%
No matter how many brains you consume, it will never satisfy the soul. The stories within are intended to stir passion into the reader. Here are stories of love, of anger, and of perseverance. Hopefully, they will inspire you to overcome the difficulties you face in everyday life, and warm your heart, whether or not it still beats.
Sharp Teeth and Bloody Claws by Alex Siegel Sharp Teeth and Bloody Claws by Alex Siegel April 18, 2014 $2.99 102947 words Sample 10%
SHARP TEETH AND BLOODY CLAWS is the twelfth book in the Gray Spear Society series which began with APOCALYPSE CULT. The gruesome discovery of a half-eaten corpse kicks off Marina's second mission as a commander in the Gray Spear Society. It appears a serial killer is using rats as a lethal weapon, but the truth is far more devious.There is no room for weakness in this fierce fight.
The Quartet, Austin by Ipam The Quartet, Austin by Ipam April 18, 2014 Free! 48378 words Sample 30%
Crime drama....Austin has fallen in love with an angel, but the Quartet doesn't know.....And, Frank is performing a solo performance, again....The Quartet is not happy while tearing apart Miami, searching for him.
Presley The Pelican by Gina Sanders Presley The Pelican by Gina Sanders April 18, 2014 $3.99 2257 words Sample 20%
Presley The Pelican is a brown pelican that was hatched on Queen Bess Island in Louisiana. Join him as he travels from Louisiana to Mississippi and then Alabama, learning and growing up as he goes.
Isabelle and the attic by Ashley Hargrave Isabelle and the attic by Ashley Hargrave April 18, 2014 $2.99 51276 words Sample 15%
This is a warm and witty story about a thirty-something woman who finds love for the first time in her life in a very unexpected place, the attic in the roof of her elderly mother's house. Yet, things are not what they seem, and Isabelle soon finds that her visit to the attic leads to new discoveries about herself and her past.
Lyrics by William Driscoll Lyrics by William Driscoll April 18, 2014 $2.99 4787 words Sample 30%
Known primarily as a narrative poet, William Driscoll is above all a storyteller and the guises he affects from poem to poem, as varied and rich as that of an adolescent girl afraid of her own budding desires to that of an old man looking back on lost longing are at once assorted and convincing.
Derrick Dreadlow (Vol 4) The Dobson Affair by Julien Rapp Derrick Dreadlow (Vol 4) The Dobson Affair by Julien Rapp April 18, 2014 $3.99 104499 words Sample 20%
Derrick Dreadlow attempts to take another vacation. This time he is staying in Hawaii while his goddaughters come for a visit. The Chief however has other plans putting Derrick in a bind. His career or the girls? Things get further complicated for Derrick and his partner Detective Kobayashi, when a series of deaths take place that could have international repercussions.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 6 - April 2012 by Yale Law Journal Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 6 - April 2012 by Yale Law Journal April 18, 2014 $0.99 130058 words Sample 15%
Yale Law Journal (6th issue of Volume 121, Apr. 2012): Contributors include Daryl Levinson (on votes and rights), Michelle Wilde Anderson (on dissolving cities), and Patricia Bella (on WikiLeaks and national security law). The issue also features student contributions on elected prosecutors in legal history and on execution of the mentally retarded as an issue under section 1983 civil rights law.
The Seven Natural Wonders Of The Earth by Anna Othitis The Seven Natural Wonders Of The Earth by Anna Othitis April 18, 2014 $2.99 2075 words Sample 20%
Are you ready to take to the skies? Then welcome to Angelic Airlines! Come join the adventures of Captain Frankie and the Angelic Airlines flying angel as they travel across the world to the Seven Natural Wonders of the Earth. Captain Frankie is waiting for you to book your ticket, safely stow your bags, and open your eyes to the beautiful places created for all of us to visit.
Bad Boys and Naughty Girls by Cora Hart Bad Boys and Naughty Girls by Cora Hart April 18, 2014 $5.99 29214 words Sample 20%
Five short stories about bad boy bikers, pirates, cops, and the women who lust after them with everything they have.
The Initiation (Anal Erotica) by Anita Dobs The Initiation (Anal Erotica) by Anita Dobs April 18, 2014 $2.99 6975 words Sample 20%
Small town girl Becca, yearns to escape the stifling restrictions of her hometown and the closed minds of the locals and her parents. Packing her bags and leaving - forsaking a marriage to clean-cut banker, Daniel - she takes to the road, hitch-hiking to satiate her wanderlust. Cas is the alpha male leader of a biker gang, and when Becca wishes to join, a special initiation is in order...
Time Tells Tales - Tale Five - A Gift For All by Stephanie Fletcher Time Tells Tales - Tale Five - A Gift For All by Stephanie Fletcher April 18, 2014 $3.99 63904 words Sample 25%
This is the final Tale, set in 2008, in both England and Ireland. This Tale is about Angela's special gift, and how she learns to use it. How it helps to brings to a conclusion to all the secrets, scandals and lies which intricately wove the lives of these three family histories together. Angela finally un-wraps the mystery that she had begun with her Granddad Jim, who sadly passed away.
Nomad Kind of Love: Prairie Devils MC Romance by Nicole Snow Nomad Kind of Love: Prairie Devils MC Romance by Nicole Snow April 18, 2014 $3.99 59033 words Sample 20%
The Grizzlies Motorcycle Club plunges June's life into shattered darkness...until she meets him. Maverick, President of the Prairie Devils Nomads charter, is too hardened, untamable, and dominant for an old lady. But when he takes beautiful, mysterious June as collateral, instincts he never knew existed start to rage. He has to claim her, even if her desire for vengeance means dire consequences...
Jen's Journey by Avery Gale Jen's Journey by Avery Gale April 18, 2014 $4.99 60201 words Sample 20%
Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences. Contains language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. Ménage – MFM In book three of Masters of the Prairie Winds Club: Jen Keating is a trouble magnet. She has managed to attract the attention of a crazed Central American sex trafficker who stalks her with ruthless determination.
Antisocial Media by Alex Siegel Antisocial Media by Alex Siegel April 18, 2014 $2.99 101799 words Sample 10%
ANTISOCIAL MEDIA is the eleventh book in the Gray Spear Society series which began with APOCALYPSE CULT. Marina in now the commander of the San Francisco cell of the Gray Spear Society. She has a new team and crushing new responsibilities. A mysterious phenomenon is tearing apart the social fabric. Marina must find the cause before the violence becomes deadly.
The Vampire of Berlin. A Lisa Becker Mystery by Falko Rademacher The Vampire of Berlin. A Lisa Becker Mystery by Falko Rademacher April 18, 2014 $3.99 56408 words Sample 20%
The third case of Lisa Becker and Fabian Zonk is the strangest one so far: Roxana von Kalln is found dead in her family vault – wearing fake vampire teeth, with two bite marks on her neck, and not a single drop of blood left in her body.
The Alpha's Onyx & Fire by Jess Buffett The Alpha's Onyx & Fire by Jess Buffett April 18, 2014 $4.99 35259 words Sample 20%
Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences. Contains language and actions some may deem offensive. Ménage – MMF. In book two of New Hope Valley: Tessa Cardwell’s life changed overnight when she was left to raise her five siblings. When a friend suggested moving to the small town of New Hope, she packed up her family and set out with not a clue of what waited for them there.
Wisdom of the Ages by Gareth Harvey Wisdom of the Ages by Gareth Harvey April 18, 2014 $4.99 49860 words Sample 20%
Wisdom of the Ages is the autobiography and life lessons of Reginald Harvey. What started as random thoughts on paper has been conceived into a fully detailed book on his life and the lessons he has learned along his journey. It is told in an easy going manner with charm and humour. An interesting read.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 1 - January 2012 by Stanford Law Review Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 1 - January 2012 by Stanford Law Review April 18, 2014 $0.99 142856 words Sample 15%
Contents of the January 2012 issue include Joseph Blocher, "The Right Not to Keep or Bear Arms," Samuel Rascoff, "Establishing Official Islam?," and Kevin Walsh on the health law mandate in Obamacare; plus articles on state standing (Kenneth Cuccinelli, II, E. Duncan Getchell, Jr., & Wesley Russell, Jr.) and lobbying (Richard Hasen); and a Note on bringing judicial takings claims (Josh Patashnik).
Love Saves, Phoenix (Love Endures, #3) by Michelle Stevens Love Saves, Phoenix (Love Endures, #3) by Michelle Stevens April 18, 2014 $0.99 23592 words Sample 20%
Warning: This is not your typical romance story. Beth Reiner has no idea what is rushing towards her. In trying to save her friend Angie, she has stirred the wrath of Lucas - a man whose abusive past will ruin them both. She comes face to face with his pain, and learns the lengths Glenn Hart will go to protect her. Lucas’ hate runs deep, is Glenn’s love enough to shield her from the flames?
Dead Beauties. A Lisa Becker Mystery by Falko Rademacher Dead Beauties. A Lisa Becker Mystery by Falko Rademacher April 18, 2014 $3.99 55533 words Sample 20%
Zaftig Chief Inspector Lisa Becker and her laid-back partner Fabian Zonk are back into the arena. This time young men in Berlin get found in their beds – dead, naked and ravishingly beautiful...
Do Me Right by Lisa G Riley Do Me Right by Lisa G Riley April 18, 2014 $4.99 78916 words Sample 20%
Kendra and Sloan have been together for four years. They have been wonderful years with a few hurdles -- not enough to stop them from planning their wedding, though. Kendra thinks the hurdles have mostly been because of her fear that Sloan will leave her, as her father had her mother and her. She tries to stem the neurotic flow but sometimes can’t. It's those few times that land them in trouble.
The McAllister Men: Rainbow Rock Romances by Susan Aylworth The McAllister Men: Rainbow Rock Romances by Susan Aylworth April 18, 2014 $6.99 150424 words Sample 20%
SAVE when you buy three! Meet the McAllister Men of Rainbow Rock. Jim has worked hard to become a respected dealer in native art, but lacks love. Kurt succeeds in business, but feels discontent. Chris is a bachelor who just wants some fun and help with his farm, but isn't seeking love. Each finds a woman to challenge him. These heart-warming stories examine art, life, independence, and true love.
Desert Crossing by John Schade Desert Crossing by John Schade April 18, 2014 $0.99 10222 words Sample 40%
“You haven’t been here long and I haven’t told you much about the enemy we are facing out there, the Mastu. Not much you need to know, really. It doesn’t matter who they are or where they come from. They’re not human; they know nothing but hunger and rage. They do not take prisoners, if you’re captured, you’re dead. That’s all you need to know.”
Noah Rains by Vonn McKee Noah Rains by Vonn McKee April 18, 2014 $0.99 3423 words Sample 40%
Ephraim and Lenora Teller had worked hard to build up their ranch, and endured some tough times. Now they suspected that their closest neighbors, the Rains family, were facing tough times of their own- and their little boy, Noah Rains, was acting very mysteriously…
Topless in Philadelphia by Miles Tredinnick Topless in Philadelphia by Miles Tredinnick April 18, 2014 $1.99 8819 words Sample 10%
Topless in Philadelphia is a one man monologue stage comedy ideally suited for both amateur and professional productions. It can also be used as an audition piece.
The Journey Home by John P. Logsdon The Journey Home by John P. Logsdon April 18, 2014 $2.99 61510 words Sample 20%
Paulie Vergen is your average, every day vampire. He's short, overweight, and balding, and he's a bit lacking in the realm of self-confidence. Life was what it was for Paulie until the day that a newly infected werewolf landed on his doorstep...his name was Burt. Can Paulie and Burt navigate the path from Viq to Yezan while avoiding the attempts of an assassin who's trying to destroy them both?
El Rebuzno y la Rabia by Kirk Willard El Rebuzno y la Rabia by Kirk Willard April 18, 2014 You set the price! 103361 words Sample 20%
El sucesor más fiel a al Hidalgo, luego Caballero Don Quijote de la Mancha, tanto en estilo, andanzas, desventuras e ironía. En la línea de la sátira Mennipea, un ser muy lejos de ser perfecto critica los males de su entorno. Algo asimismo al estilo El asno de oro, de Apuleyo. Su desastrado recorrido tiene lugar en los montes Distercios, o de los monasterios, de La Rioja, en Logroño.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 2 - February 2012 by Stanford Law Review Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 2 - February 2012 by Stanford Law Review April 18, 2014 $0.99 116482 words Sample 14%
Stanford Law Review (Feb. 2012) contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by recognized scholars on diverse topics of interest to the academic and professional community. Authors are Matthew Waxman, on national security; Nita Farahany, on bad thoughts; and Peter Conti-Brown, on elective shareholder liability. The issue adds a student Note on AEDPA and a Comment on extraterrioriality.
Seducing the Doctor by Becky Winters Seducing the Doctor by Becky Winters April 18, 2014 $2.99 3988 words Sample 15%
Lucy’s assignment is due in and she’s fallen behind. As a last resort, she’s decided to try and get a sick note off her doctor. Little does she know, her usual doctor is on leave and she’s going to have to see the trainee doctor instead. Will she be able to persuade the new doctor to give her a sick note? Even if it means doing whatever it takes? This story is intended for adult readers only.
Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic L.A. by Jake Elliot Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic L.A. by Jake Elliot April 18, 2014 $0.99 4175 words Sample 40%
An Archangel arrives in Hollywood to confront the demon, Ba'al. Spectators learn too late that this isn't a movie set. This is an intense, high energy fantasy story with elements of horror. This short story first appeared in the Angelic Knight Press anthology of urban fantasy named 'Manifesto UF.' This release is an upgraded version of the same story.
The Killing Kind by Marlin Williams The Killing Kind by Marlin Williams April 18, 2014 Free! 4468 words Read a sample
What makes a serial killer tick? Find out in this short story by Marlin Williams.
Constitional Crisis by Terry Compton Constitional Crisis by Terry Compton April 18, 2014 $1.99 13242 words Sample 25%
Clay Jackson had won an acquittal on a murder case that he didn't want to win. Now someone wanted to retain him for a cool million dollars. Then U. S. senators and representatives he had defended started dying. Could he convince the FBI and other authorities that he had nothing to do with it? Why were his clients dying? How were they killed? Clay needed answers fast.
Vengeance from Ashes by Amanda Green Vengeance from Ashes by Amanda Green April 18, 2014 $2.99 84126 words Sample 20%
They took away her command. They took away her freedom. But they couldn't take away her duty and honor. Now they want her back. All Captain Ashlyn Shaw has to do is trust those who betrayed her and survive the upcoming war. If she does, she may finally have a chance for to avenge the wrongs done to her and to her people.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 3 - March 2012 by Stanford Law Review Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 3 - March 2012 by Stanford Law Review April 18, 2014 $0.99 128846 words Sample 13%
The March 2012 issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by recognized scholars on diverse topics of interest to the academic and professional community. Contributors include Jordan Barry; Karen Knop, Ralf Michaels & Annelise Riles; Kathryn Judge; plus the issue has 2 student articles. Topics include actual innocence, feminism and culture, and finance.
Healing Hark by Dakota Trace Healing Hark by Dakota Trace April 18, 2014 $5.99 79814 words Sample 20%
Master Diachi Rai and his submissive, Bryan Sterling, have been together for years and both are happy with the status quo, until Diachi's former submissive, Hark shows up hurting. Can thier love survie healing him?
For the People: United We Stand by R. Holland For the People: United We Stand by R. Holland April 18, 2014 $2.99 67050 words Sample 20%
Defending her people and fighting back the Zeniths, has been a constant struggle for Kira and the Nadirs. Not to mention, keeping the two people she loves the most from killing each other. But now there is a new threat. The Zeniths have attacked their colony and are pushing back the fences! When Kira decides enough is enough, she realizes only when their number
Antenna Syndrome by Alan Annand Antenna Syndrome by Alan Annand April 18, 2014 Free! 79682 words Read a sample
New York, 2026. In the aftermath of a terrorist A-bomb, private investigator Keith Savage searches for a kidnapped artist, the paraplegic daughter of a crime-busting politician, but tracking her down leads him to a place where her fascination with insects collides with his fears.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 4 - April 2012 by Stanford Law Review Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 4 - April 2012 by Stanford Law Review April 18, 2014 $0.99 139663 words Sample 16%
Stanford Law Review, Apr. 2012, features Brian Galle (carrots and sticks in choice of price instruments), Dan Kahan, David Hoffman, Donald Braman, Danieli Evans & Jeffrey Rachlinski ("Cognitive Illiberalism and the Speech-Conduct Distinction"), Adriaan Lanni & Adrian Vermeule (constitutions in the ancient world), and Dotan Oliar (the copyright-innovation tradeoff); plus two student Notes,
Taboo Tales: Volume One (Taboo Erotic Short Story Bundle) by Miranda Joyce Taboo Tales: Volume One (Taboo Erotic Short Story Bundle) by Miranda Joyce April 18, 2014 $4.99 13554 words Sample 20%
From author Miranda Joyce come three tales guaranteed to shock the senses and curl your toes. In Taboo Tales: Volume 1 you'll find stories of forbidden and taboo love in all their glory. Reader discretion is advised.
Der Ami im Leichensack. Ein Philip Eckstein Thriller by Falko Rademacher Der Ami im Leichensack. Ein Philip Eckstein Thriller by Falko Rademacher April 18, 2014 $4.12 44124 words Sample 20%
Sein neuestes Abenteuer entführt den durchtriebenen Berliner Privatdetektiv Philip Eckstein in die Welt der Spione und Whistleblower. Der junge Amerikaner Sam bittet Phil um Schutz, denn er hat Angst vor dem amerikanischen Geheimdienst. Phil glaubt ihm zuerst nicht, muss aber schnell lernen, dass Sam kein Spinner ist, sondern tatsächlich von der NSA verfolgt wird.