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The Customer Metaphor and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) - Inappropriate for Intelligence by Highlighting Cynical Aspects of Bureaucratic Politics Impacting Agency Credibility by Progressive Management The Customer Metaphor and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) - Inappropriate for Intelligence by Highlighting Cynical Aspects of Bureaucratic Politics Impacting Agency Credibility by Oct. 19, 2018 $6.99 26,910 words Sample 3%
The Defense Intelligence Agency, which was founded in 1961 over the resistance of the armed services and the Joint Staff, adopted and extended this metaphor as part of its bureaucratic survival strategy. DIA looked to the business world's customer orientation paradigm for ways to focus the agency on satisfying the needs of policymakers in order to justify independence and resources.
The Gunmaster: Fear of the Reaper by Teel James Glenn The Gunmaster: Fear of the Reaper by Oct. 19, 2018 $3.99 28,860 words Sample 10%
People are dying, murdered by the mysterious Reaper and only Darian Poe, the legendary Gunmaster can find out who and why! When a group of weapons manufacturers fall one by one before the deadly Reaper it is up to the Gunmaster to carry out his sacred trust, find the culprit and bring him to justice.
The Mirror by Max Sparrow The Mirror by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 4,590 words Read a sample
People love success. It is the trademark upon which modern nations are built. I was given this American dream on a silver platter, but in my case, fame and fortune did not suit me. My homosexual status was accepted by everybody but me-- my partner grew weary of fighting and I began to decline as I used alcohol and drugs to combat the sadness that filled me. How did it all come to this?
A Fracture of Life and Other Stories by Aseifert A Fracture of Life and Other Stories by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 2,400 words Read a sample
A Fracture of Life and Other Stories is a collection of short stories. These stories contain realistic scenarios focused on how regular people face suspenseful and tense situations, trying to get to a destination of personal worth to them, all with a slight humorous edge.
Angelica, You Have Chosen Well: Part One of the Angelica Series by Aimée Marie Bejarano Angelica, You Have Chosen Well: Part One of the Angelica Series by Oct. 19, 2018 $0.99 54,300 words Sample 20%
One prophetic night of birth shakes and shapes history forever as we know it. The life of a beautiful girl from Bethlehem, born that same prophetic night as Jesus, faces her final end when she is forced to decide either renounce Jesus and live or acknowledge Him and die. Angelica was arrested and imprisoned, by Saul of Tarsus, for preaching on the narrow streets of Jerusalem.
Hold On Tight by Justus Roux Hold On Tight by Oct. 19, 2018 $3.99 62,530 words Sample 20%
Autumn had always been the cautious one, while her twin brother Garrett never seemed afraid to dive right into anything. Autumn was eager to work with Lara, then she saw Lara’s Master. She remembered his beautiful grey eyes. She also remembered his title, the Master of Pain. Being around him evoke feelings in her that she didn’t understand.
Dark Illusions: The Next Chapter - Extended Edition by Kim Iverson Dark Illusions: The Next Chapter - Extended Edition by Oct. 19, 2018 $4.99 103,740 words Sample 20%
If they thought Awakening her would make her complacent and bow to those wanting to control her? They better think again.
Collision by Gary Naiman Collision by Oct. 19, 2018 $2.99 28,810 words Sample 15%
New from the best-selling author of The Response, From the Void, and RoboSapiens . . . The richest man on Earth is about to change the world he despises. Harold Tensley will journey back in time to reshape history in his own image. There is only one problem, Tensley will soon encounter a second time traveler with an opposing vision and both men's struggle for survival will begin.
Soy Wars:  The Soylence Of The Lambs by Kitty Glitter Soy Wars: The Soylence Of The Lambs by Oct. 19, 2018 $3.00 2,710 words
Cuck Wendig's wife's boyfriend has been kidnapped by the Mad Meowers gang! Cuck Wendig will not be a passive victim! The Mad Meowers messed with the wrong soyboy! The latest, thrilling adventure story from superstar author Kitty Glitter!!!
Rhino in the Room by Jill Hedgecock Rhino in the Room by Oct. 19, 2018 $2.99 84,360 words Sample 20%
When seventeen year-old fashionista, Claire, and her father become lost in the bush, surrounded by fire, and pursued by rhino poachers during their South African safari, they must resolve their differences in order to save the last two black rhinos from extinction.
Lynn Cahoon - Series Reading Order - with Summaries & Checklist by Albie Berk Lynn Cahoon - Series Reading Order - with Summaries & Checklist by Oct. 19, 2018 $2.99 2,260 words Sample 12%
LYNN CAHOON BOOKS CHECKLIST IN SERIES ORDER WITH SUMMARIES - UPDATED 2017 SUMMARIES, CHECKLIST AND ORDERING INFORMATION FOR ALL LYNN CAHOON NOVELS Don’t miss a single LYNN CAHOON book and read them all in the best order. This little book includes story summaries, checklist and links for easy ordering. Includes all LYNN CAHOON novels and series information:
Exquisite Agony: Prequel by Kit Kyndall Exquisite Agony: Prequel by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 11,140 words Sample 10%
The soul of an artist. The heart of a monster. He can’t wait to carve stories of pain into her creamy flesh and paint her exquisite agony. She must suffer for his art. This is a free prequel to the full-length novel that gives you a sneak peek of how she becomes Ronan’s property, and a look into the monster who dominates the man.
PuzzleBooks Press - Sudoku - Volume 1: Train Your Brain! - 60 Medium Puzzles by PuzzleBooks Press PuzzleBooks Press - Sudoku - Volume 1: Train Your Brain! - 60 Medium Puzzles by Oct. 19, 2018 $3.99 words Sample 20%
Hours of Sudoku puzzles to enjoy! A bargain for anyone looking to stimulate their brain! Makes a perfect gift for birthdays, holidays, or just to relax. Print out these easy-to-read puzzles and enjoy them anytime, anywhere! This book includes: 60 Medium Puzzles Easy-to-read Solutions
The Dark Side of The  Moon by Leonardo DiSalvatore The Dark Side of The Moon by Oct. 19, 2018 $1.99 16,790 words Sample 15%
The author went all in with this novella. This collection of 7 stories with make your heart beat like a jump rope. The concepts of each story is not only unique but jarringly so. This is the authors most ambitious work to date. Captivating and engrossing. The genre is too realistic and immersive to nail down. Wholesome Horror but because of the mind games and twists, its one big mindf@ck!
О происхождении славян и россов. by Lev Gunin О происхождении славян и россов. by Oct. 19, 2018 $3.99 36,450 words Sample 20%
Расширенный и заново скомпилированный фрагмент монументального труда «Бобруйск», вобравшего в себя десятки исторических открытий, теорий и гипотез. Теория, что «закрывает» многие «белые пятна» славянского этногенеза и происхождения россов. Новый взгляд на излагаемую тему, никем больше не озвученные идеи... Для специалистов, а также для всех любителей истории и её загадок.
Преступление с того света by Vladimir Klyuchnikov Преступление с того света by Oct. 19, 2018 $0.99 66,230 words Sample 10%
«Это не мое чтение, я такой литературой не увлекаюсь. Но я человек лояльный и уважаю любые жанры, кроме скучного. Эта вещь не скучная, что уже хорошо. А вот найдет ли она своего читателя, об этом судить не мне» (Павел Басинский, литературный критик).
The Wedding Face by Barry Rachin The Wedding Face by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 5,150 words Read a sample
Miriam Jacobs’ parents found their daughter’s future husband on a three-by-five index card in a Jewish marriage broker’s Rolodex file. Forty years later, Miriam wishes they had chosen differently.
Secrets by Kenny Roberts Secrets by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 870 words Read a sample
We all have our secrets, hers was to die for !?!?!
Sire of the Found System by Meyari McFarland Sire of the Found System by Oct. 19, 2018 $2.99 10,630 words Sample 20%
Merlyn carefully pushed the blackberry vine out of his way. Both Pema and Ash seemed happy to be clambering over fallen logs, stomping through blackberry brambles. Nothing but looming trees, deadly thorns and shadows that crept ever closer to consuming them whole. Sire of the Found System is a queer dark fantasy that turns on you and drags you to a shadowy world with death lurking.
CLARITY Seeing and Hearing: A Strategy Vol. I by Danna G Hallmark CLARITY Seeing and Hearing: A Strategy Vol. I by Oct. 19, 2018 $35.00 44,010 words
Building on the foundation and true to the legacy of Dr. Eric Berne, father of the first movement in psychoanalysis to identify the parts of the human thinking system, Jut Meininger and Danna G. Hallmark, spent over two decades developing a truly "applied" system that the average person can utilize to know themselves and to know others.
Celebrate End of the World, Almost by Ken Ramsey Celebrate End of the World, Almost by Oct. 19, 2018 $0.99 17,940 words Sample 10%
There are those that rule, not by power, but by deceit. These are the ones to fear most, because subjects oblivious to rulers are slaves, Unknowing subjects cannot be loyalists, therefore, arise, throw off the yoke of contrived ignorance and celebrate the end of the world, almost.
Irfan Rehman  Baba - Abdul Baqi Hilaman (Farsi) by Abdul Baqi Hilaman Irfan Rehman Baba - Abdul Baqi Hilaman (Farsi) by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! words Read a sample
Irfan Rehman Baba - Abdul Baqi Hilaman (Farsi)
Acerca de la Reforma Educativa by Reyna Gonzalez Acerca de la Reforma Educativa by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 2,770 words Read a sample
La reforma educativa propone buscar mejorar a las sociedades en general a que promueva, y sea mas consiente, que actué equitativamente, en las culturas diversas, que tienen distintos idiomas. Estas reformas trata de llegara a la población para que esta ser mas continentes, con el fin de crear bienes para todos para que encuentren una mejor forma de vivir .
1722 Mental Triggers to Focus Your Mind to Transform Your Body by Nicholas Mag 1722 Mental Triggers to Focus Your Mind to Transform Your Body by Oct. 19, 2018 $4.99 109,030 words Sample 12%
Do you need a Miracle? Yes, this is possible! This book is specially configured (order of words) for you to Focus Your Mind to Transform Your Body. Quick effects. Some people reported beneficial effects from the very next day. However, ... (find out more)
Kemamonit Vs The Flying Saucer by Paul Edwards Kemamonit Vs The Flying Saucer by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 11,190 words Read a sample
A short story. Kemamonit goes to the mysterious Manunnaki Island on a much needed vacation.
The Gateway Series- Complete Collection by Aimée Marie Bejarano The Gateway Series- Complete Collection by Oct. 19, 2018 $1.89 138,350 words Sample 20%
It comes in the night, entering through a portal, and snatches a child. No one believes this single mother's account, but one journalist does, and the investigation begins. After research, and remaining at single mother Grace's house, the kidnappings continue every Thursday... the case is solved, or is it? Trail Aiden Jenson on the biggest story, a paranormal mystery, and jump into the gateway!
The Prayer of Faith by Michael Maher The Prayer of Faith by Oct. 19, 2018 $4.49 16,740 words Sample 10%
In this book we examine the prayer of faith, i.e. when it is appropriate to use this type of prayer and the rules that govern this type of prayer, so that our prayer of faith will always produce the desired outcome.
Napoleon: A Horror Novel by Wayne Kyle Spitzer Napoleon: A Horror Novel by Oct. 19, 2018 $2.99 20,370 words Sample 20%
A tale of prehistoric terror from the best-selling author of the Flashback Saga and the Ferryman Pentalogy.
The Curse of the Gateway- Part Two of the Gateway Series by Aimée Marie Bejarano The Curse of the Gateway- Part Two of the Gateway Series by Oct. 19, 2018 $0.99 77,750 words Sample 20%
A threat is made against Grace and her family, Aiden must go undercover to help and aid his detective friends, Detective Jade and Hill. That's when a morbid murder leads Aiden to a suspicious cult able to summon the creature... back!
KICK-ASS From Basement to Billions - The Story of JUST-EAT and My Life as an Entrepreneur by Jesper Buch & Mai Bakmand KICK-ASS From Basement to Billions - The Story of JUST-EAT and My Life as an Entrepreneur by Oct. 19, 2018 $9.99 103,430 words Sample 15%
In 2000 Jesper Buch sat in Oslo and wanted a pizza. This gave rise to the startup idea that later would become just-eat.dk. Ten years later, Just-Eat generated billions. Jesper tells the story about his wild youth, entrepreneur spirit, hard work and the rise of Just-Eat and gives his best pieces of advice to other entrepreneurs.
The Gateway- Part One of the Gateway Series by Aimée Marie Bejarano The Gateway- Part One of the Gateway Series by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 60,790 words Read a sample
Something sinister and reeking of sulfur enters the home of the single mother, Grace Rodriguez. It enters through a portal...a gateway. It kidnaps her eldest son taking him into its dimension...gone! Meanwhile, a popular journalist, Aiden Jenson, is beginning a new assignment, and he will clash worlds with this malevolent creature to get the story.
The Warlords: Rise of a Dynasty by John-Philip Penny The Warlords: Rise of a Dynasty by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 22,880 words Read a sample
In 1066, Anglo-Saxon Britain fell to the swords of the Normans, a French army descended from Vikings. My ancestor, William de Warenne, proved himself a valiant knight at the pivotal Battle of Hastings, and went on not only to become one of the highest ranking noblemen in King William the Conqueror's Norman forces, but also one of the wealthiest men in the world.
Possessions of the Human Kind   Saga Chapter One by Aimée Marie Bejarano Possessions of the Human Kind Saga Chapter One by Oct. 19, 2018 $0.99 92,880 words Sample 20%
When Christian psychiatrist Dr. Leslie Johnson arrives in Humanity Ville, Texas, she faces the supernatural battle of her life. Demons masquerade as ghosts and infiltrate the withdrawn, peculiar town including The Hope Psychiatric Facility. Spells, witchcraft, paranormal activity, and astral projection, is it no match to the power of Jesus? Will Leslie find out who she is to fight?
Death Squad: Part Four - Judgement Day by Lee Atterbury Death Squad: Part Four - Judgement Day by Oct. 19, 2018 $0.99 16,060 words Sample 20%
As the conclusion of “Death Squad” nears, the lines between good and evil are more blurred than ever. Has Jim Taylor pushed his luck too far this time? Perhaps. Some will live and some will die as one man alone decides it’s Judgement Day.
The Closet by Noah Alexander The Closet by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 7,960 words Read a sample
Blue can no longer bear the sight of blood. The reason - seven years ago she had to bear witness to three brutal murders, one among them of her mother.
The Irish Gypsy by Virginia Henley The Irish Gypsy by Oct. 19, 2018 $4.99 109,570 words Sample 20%
Her flashing eyes taunted him, her sensuous lips tempted him, and the wild black curls dancing around her dark beauty drove him wild with desire. She is barely more than a girl when sweet innocent seduction explodes into a moment of blazing passion...and Patrick O'Reilly makes Kitty Rooney a woman.
The Boy Who Cried Ghost: A Ghost Town Mystery by Richard Clark The Boy Who Cried Ghost: A Ghost Town Mystery by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 28,850 words Read a sample
9-year-old Peter doesn’t particularly like his family’s new house. He just can’t shake the feeling that the previous owner hasn’t moved out yet! But, being a fan of horror comic books, Peter actually starts to think it’s cool living in a haunted house. Not only that, the ghost actually starts to like Peter! But… does it like Peter so much that it wants to keep him trapped in the house… forever?!
幻象 by Vicky Feng 幻象 by Oct. 19, 2018 $2.99 670 words Sample 10%
上海女孩恺琪生于一个贫穷而支离破碎的家庭,长于政治压抑、充满束缚的当代中国。在21岁那年,她遇到了一个与众不同的波兰男人,并且无可救药地坠入爱河。通过铭心刻骨的爱恋, 她寻找自我,也探索自己的欲望和黑暗, 她追逐自由,也渐渐懂得了爱与生命的意义。然而她并不真正知道这场恋爱对她的影响,直到她30岁了,已经在香港成为一名记者。 本书是一本根据作者亲身经历改编的自传体小说。
The Origin of Life: Awaken by David Ash The Origin of Life: Awaken by Oct. 19, 2018 $0.99 20,970 words Sample 20%
The Origin of Life is concerned with consciousness and brings intelligence to the theory of evolution showing how super-energy worlds existing beyond the speed of light could have decisively influenced the origin of life on earth, and how our world can be visited by super-energy beings without our being aware of them.
Insufficient by David Adams Insufficient by Oct. 19, 2018 $4.99 52,070 words Sample 20%
US Air Force Airman Amanda Turner is trapped underground. Locked in a massive underground vault. The world outside is toxic, the ground below them solid rock. There is no way out. No escape. There are three thousand, nine hundred, and ninety one men. And nine women. Nine. A novel in three acts, set in Hugh Howey's world of Wool.
Guarded Secrets: Full Set by Jessica G.Rabbit Guarded Secrets: Full Set by Oct. 19, 2018 $1.99 63,190 words Sample 20%
***FULL SET*** Life wasn't what Elayna thought once she married her nouveau riche husband. She has found out the hard way all that glitters isn't gold. Nick is hired to protect Elayna. He thought it would be from rival businessmen or the paparazzi, but soon finds out it's something more dangerous. ... Her husband
Cute Pussy Jokes by Wild Rose Cherry Cute Pussy Jokes by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 960 words Read a sample
From groaners to ones that made me laugh out loud, here are twenty-six sexual jokes about women that I've heard over the years. Some of the jokes are tasteful, some just borderline. I like to keep my work a misogyny-free zone, so you should be able to share them with friends. Don't forget to check out my poetry! Adult, ~900 words.
PREY - Rumors of Wars by R.D. Silas, Jr PREY - Rumors of Wars by Oct. 19, 2018 $0.99 34,310 words Sample 20%
A peak inside this fictional tale of the mystical and at times mysterious world of birds of Prey. Follow along as alliances amongst Eagles, Hawks, Vultures, Kites and a host of other species are built, dissolved, patched and repaired. An adventurous ride as some rise to take their places in nobility and others fall in disgrace.
Sousanna: The Lost Daughter by Sousanna Stratmann Sousanna: The Lost Daughter by Oct. 19, 2018 $6.99 90,320 words Sample 10%
As a five-year-old in 1950s Greece, Sousanna plays at being The American. When a stranger deceives her illiterate parents, she is sold to a new family and discovers that being an American is not a life of luxury. As her family searches for Sousanna, she must endure alone in a strange place-unaware of changes that mean home will never be the same.
A Definitive Guide to A/B Testing: Practical Lessons for Online Product Managers by Divakar Gupta A Definitive Guide to A/B Testing: Practical Lessons for Online Product Managers by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 6,150 words Read a sample
A/B testing is one of the most powerful methodologies adopted by hundreds of product organizations across the world as a trusted way to improve their online platforms. This book is a step-by-step handholding tool for Product Managers to conduct A/B tests effectively. Not only does it outlines how to conduct A/B tests but also 15 most common yet crucial pitfalls which one cannot overlook! Complet
So Be It! by Don Sutherland So Be It! by Oct. 19, 2018 Free! 37,840 words Read a sample
Dodging attacks by Stuka dive-bombers, digging up unexploded bombs, dragging bodies from burning aircraft, running the gauntlet of the Portsmouth Blitz; Don Sutherland's true story of service in the wartime RAF brings to life the terror and tedium of the life of groundcrew in those desperate days.
U-BOATS: Hitler's Sharks by Jose Delgado U-BOATS: Hitler's Sharks by Oct. 19, 2018 $4.99 16,330 words Sample 10%
One of the great unanswered questions of the war is what would have happened if Hitler had granted the numerous requests made by Dönitz for more submarines?
Thirty-Sex by Victoria Seacrest Thirty-Sex by Oct. 19, 2018 $2.99 43,120 words Sample 10%
A romantic comedy A single and married best friend see the world in a hilariously different way. Dating, husbands, coworkers, careers, and laughter. Period.
Образцов брак by Dag Heward-Mills Образцов брак by Oct. 19, 2018 $20.00 76,710 words Sample 20%
В този класически том, Даг Хюард-Милс предоставя богат практически поглед върху брака. Тази извънредна книга ще послужи като готов ресурсен материал както за брачния съветник, така и за женената двойка. Вие със сигурност ще откриете в това парче, освежаващи и вълнуващи съвети за подобряване брака ви.
Sunset, and The Night by Aisyah Nurcholish Sunset, and The Night by Oct. 19, 2018 $1.99 4,370 words
I am the sunset. Everyone knows I’ll disappear After the dark comes. But I’ve been waiting for the Night.