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Meurtre au manoir des Furets by Madeline Desmurs Meurtre au manoir des Furets by Madeline Desmurs Jan. 30, 2015 $4.99 28341 words Sample 20%
Une petite tachycardie et voilà Muguette Lagrange reléguée dans la maison familiale de Saint-Foins-les-Moussons. Le calme et le silence de la campagne, ce n’est pas vraiment du goût de la vieille dame. Alors, quand elle apprend que l’on a découvert au manoir des Furets le corps d’une majorette, elle prend l’affaire en main.
My Wife is a Lazy Liar by Ron D Smith My Wife is a Lazy Liar by Ron D Smith Jan. 30, 2015 Free! 958 words Read a sample
"For anyone that knows, lives with or is a teacher, this article will hit home."
Armageddon's Song: 'Advance to Contact' by Andy Farman Armageddon's Song: 'Advance to Contact' by Andy Farman Jan. 30, 2015 $5.80 199256 words Sample 20%
Washington DC, Taipei, NATOs North Cape naval picket, and two carrier combat groups have been destroyed. NATO is on the back foot and her potential allies are thinning out as China shows no hesitation in levelling entire cities. Major Bedonavich and Svetlana are our spies with a conscience and now they are in from the cold, but someone will go to any lengths to exact revenge.
the Fornicator: Johnny’s Cock-Teasing Cousins by Jack Vitale the Fornicator: Johnny’s Cock-Teasing Cousins by Jack Vitale Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 8335 words Sample 20%
Early on, twenty-four year old Johnny Simone thought his two teenage cousins were real cute girls with real nice figures for kids. In no time at all, the horny young man started seeing the sexy young girls quite differently.
From Rags to Riches - Inspiring Stories of Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives! by Elda Watulo From Rags to Riches - Inspiring Stories of Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives! by Elda Watulo Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 15773 words Sample 25%
Just like we need food for our body, our spirit also needs food that comes as motivating and touching stories,they can make us feel better and give us power to scale the financial heights.This book contains a collection of the most inspiring rags to riches stories.You will not only enjoy reading them but you will be motivated to move to a higher point in your financial world.
The Improbable Legend of Lucy George by Kyra Myles The Improbable Legend of Lucy George by Kyra Myles Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 51089 words Sample 20%
Lucy George thought she was the luckiest girl alive. At 17, she was chosen by accident to become Daria Tuff's racing double, making Daria win a lot. However, Daria's a drama queen and now that she's in college, Lucy's had enough. It doesn't help that the NSA wants to recruit Lucy, or that her dad's loan shark wants to kidnap her for collateral. Luck has run out for Lucky Lucy…or has it?
How to Transform a Small Business Into a Multimillion Dollar Enterprise by Colvin Tonya Nyakundi How to Transform a Small Business Into a Multimillion Dollar Enterprise by Colvin Tonya Nyakundi Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 5522 words Sample 25%
Tens of thousands of small businesses are registered in the United States each year but not all of them survive for even one year. Whereas there are those that thrive and make huge profits within a few months, others collapse within a very short period of time.
Sicily by Enrico Massetti Sicily by Enrico Massetti Jan. 30, 2015 $4.99 10699 words Sample 20%
This e-guide leads you in a weeklong drive in the Island of Sicily: starting with Messina, touching the Aeolian Islands, and then Taormina, Acireale, Catania, Syracuse, Caltagirone, Piazza Armerina with its Roman Villa, Agrigento with the Greek Temples, Porto Empedocle, Selinunte, to arrive in Palermo, with a visit to Solunto and Monreale. It includes photos and descriptions of the attractions.
Fading Photographs by A. E. Mableson Fading Photographs by A. E. Mableson Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 8422 words Sample 20%
Walter Muhr bought a camera at the flea market that had a terrible secret. The dark fantasy tale collection, Ten Tales From the Flea Market, includes this spooky horror story.
L'Altruista by Quelli di ZEd L'Altruista by Quelli di ZEd Jan. 30, 2015 $7.99 79287 words
Marco Galletti è un orafo toscano, uno che dal niente ha creato una impresa. La sua vita si intreccia con quella di molti altri: direttori di banca, piccoli truffatori, ufficiali della guardia di Finanza, ingegneri e ragionieri di paese, ballerine di night e prostitute. Ma l’incontro che gli cambia l’esistenza è quello con una cagna dal naso portentoso. L’animale gli svela un mondo di odori...
Goat Lips by Matthew Taylor Goat Lips by Matthew Taylor Jan. 30, 2015 $4.99 52575 words Sample 20%
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
Talgorian Prophecy: Part 4: The Key by Ariana Dupre Talgorian Prophecy: Part 4: The Key by Ariana Dupre Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 18826 words Sample 5%
Megan Cassidy, a world-renowned psychic, must fight a serial killer to save her six-year-old son Robbie. But she can't do it alone. She needs help from the best tracker and ranger in West Virginia, her ex-fiancé Brody Phelps. In a psychic vision Megan sees her own death during a battle with the murderer whom the police have dubbed the Mountain Mangler.
Talgorian Prophecy: Part 3: Shifts by Ariana Dupre Talgorian Prophecy: Part 3: Shifts by Ariana Dupre Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 19506 words Sample 5%
Megan Cassidy, a world-renowned psychic, must fight a serial killer to save her six-year-old son Robbie. But she can't do it alone. She needs help from the best tracker and ranger in West Virginia, her ex-fiancé Brody Phelps. In a psychic vision Megan sees her own death during a battle with the murderer whom the police have dubbed the Mountain Mangler.
Armageddon's Song: 'Stand - To' by Andy Farman Armageddon's Song: 'Stand - To' by Andy Farman Jan. 30, 2015 $5.80 169550 words Sample 20%
Did the Cold War really end? No matter, it is about to get hot anyway. 'Stand-To' is the first book in the 'Armageddon's Song' series and it puts you in the seat of a Sea Harrier dog fighting over the Pacific, in the control room of a submarine during a torpedo attack in the Atlantic, and at the side of a Russian paratrooper General who leads from the front.
Casting Your Care by Dr. Sterling Walsh Casting Your Care by Dr. Sterling Walsh Jan. 30, 2015 $5.00 41945 words Sample 20%
The burdens of life can load us down to the point of crushing us if we attempt to handle them with our own strength. The Lord has made provision for those who are bearing more than they are able to carry. Trials and difficulties are no strange thing even for a Christian. They are a normal part of life in this world, but we can survive the stress successfully if we will allow God to care for us.
Talgorian Prophecy: Part 2: Revelations by Ariana Dupre Talgorian Prophecy: Part 2: Revelations by Ariana Dupre Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 21857 words Sample 5%
Megan Cassidy, a world-renowned psychic, must fight a serial killer to save her six-year-old son Robbie. But she can't do it alone. She needs help from the best tracker and ranger in West Virginia, her ex-fiancé Brody Phelps. In a psychic vision Megan sees her own death during a battle with the murderer whom the police have dubbed the Mountain Mangler.
Before Everafter: A Witherspoon Adventure (Book Three of the Witherspoon Healers by Mary Devlin Lynch Before Everafter: A Witherspoon Adventure (Book Three of the Witherspoon Healers by Mary Devlin Lynch Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 48407 words Sample 20%
When Madison Witherspoon Mitchell’s husband dies, she must raise rambunctious twin sons and run their farm alone. Allen Zook, a widowed carpenter with children and trust issues of his own, comes to fix a door, but can he mend Madison’s broken heart? And protect her from those who might have killed her husband? And deal with the powers of a Witherspoon healer? Their future depends on the answers.
The ABC's of Full Creativity by Robert J. MacPhee The ABC's of Full Creativity by Robert J. MacPhee Jan. 30, 2015 $1.99 14151 words Sample 20%
This work is about a journey that is available to anyone who seeks a life commitment to creativity.
Talgorian Prophecy: Part 1: Taken by Ariana Dupre Talgorian Prophecy: Part 1: Taken by Ariana Dupre Jan. 30, 2015 Free! 21483 words Read a sample
Megan Cassidy, a world-renowned psychic, must fight a serial killer to save her six-year-old son Robbie. But she can't do it alone. She needs help from the best tracker and ranger in West Virginia, her ex-fiancé Brody Phelps. In a psychic vision Megan sees her own death during a battle with the murderer whom the police have dubbed the Mountain Mangler. She soon discovers that the Mangler is also
Four Pack: Four Essays on Aspects of Human Nature by Kent Shreeve Four Pack: Four Essays on Aspects of Human Nature by Kent Shreeve Jan. 30, 2015 $9.99 40494 words Sample 20%
You only have to know about two things to know that world peace is possible—baboons and Europe. By studying one amazing band of baboons in a tiny spot in East Africa and by studying modern Europe (current population about 600 million), one discovers not only that world peace is possible, one discerns the exact formula for achieving it. The “Forest Troop” of African savannah baboons combines with t
Love Won't Let Me Wait by Leonard Anderson Jr Love Won't Let Me Wait by Leonard Anderson Jr Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 42178 words Sample 15%
Charmaine desires to be romanced, held, and loved as Devon did initially in their relationship. Devon is in a terrible accident then mysteriously disappears. Sparks begin to kindle between Charmaine and her nemesis Foster. Will Charmaine be able to keep her desires under control? Will she ever find out what really happened to Devon? Will she be able to work her way back into Devon’s heart?
An Act of Vengeance by Shevon Lim An Act of Vengeance by Shevon Lim Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 148536 words Sample 20%
When Yuri Yagami's mother was murdered, she sets out on a quest of vengeance to avenge her mother, even joining a secret underground organisation to be an assassin, becoming one of the best in the land. However, she soon realises that she might have bitten off more than she could chew, especially when her past started catching up with her...
The Love of Wicked Men (Episode One) by Brandon Shire The Love of Wicked Men (Episode One) by Brandon Shire Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 20414 words Sample 20%
Episode 1: Sid Rivers has been successful at helping corporate clients legally silence critics and retain profits. His success caught the attention of a trillion dollar industry, and now Sid thinks he is about to realize a dream of unlimited wealth and unlimited power. Jack Brown stops in and robs the local Shop-n-Go, and sets into motion a plan of revenge that has been smoldering for years.
Anton Chekov - A Mini Biography by Joanne Hayle Anton Chekov - A Mini Biography by Joanne Hayle Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 1909 words Sample 20%
This book is a mini biography about one of Russia's greatest playwrights and writers. Anton Chekov is well known for plays The Cherry Orchard and The Seagull. If you don't have time to sit down and read a longer book about Chekov's life and his work then this mini biography is the quick and easy way to discover fascinating facts.
A Stake With a View (Volume Six) Wicked Good Witches by Starla Silver A Stake With a View (Volume Six) Wicked Good Witches by Starla Silver Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 33076 words Sample 20%
Melinda Howard’s had a nightmarish prophetic dream, in which she and vampire William Wakefield are burned at the stake. However, in order to avoid an awkward conversation with her family and William, she leaves out the parts that matter most. A decision she will regret, for the rest of her life.
Iris: Queen of the Partially Redeemed by Regan Wolfrom Iris: Queen of the Partially Redeemed by Regan Wolfrom Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 74593 words Sample 20%
Is it a cure? And if so, how would they actually spread the frickin thing? It’s not exactly Silver-Lining Friday for Seffy and Iris Schmidt.
Mozart's Brain - Number 3 by Wim Baren Mozart's Brain - Number 3 by Wim Baren Jan. 30, 2015 You set the price! 2116 words Sample 20%
Third in a series of short light-hearted blurbs on creative writing, inspired by the many examples of genius in not just the literary field but also in music, Mozart being a perfect example. This broadsheet talks a little bit about getting to the idea of a plotline, and things you can do to help that process along.
A Convergence of Worlds (An Anthology of Fantasy Short Stories) by Dawn Chance A Convergence of Worlds (An Anthology of Fantasy Short Stories) by Dawn Chance Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 13185 words Sample 15%
A Convergence of Worlds is a collection of fantasy short stories that bring the reader along for fairy tale journeys, warm campfire talks before battle, and takes a step into the human world.
Risky Business by Dark Scribe Risky Business by Dark Scribe Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 17330 words Sample 5%
Risky Business: A collection of erotic short stories based around the office and workplace!
Dragon Tender: Book Three in the Fae Unbound Series by Jill Nojack Dragon Tender: Book Three in the Fae Unbound Series by Jill Nojack Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 61207 words Sample 20%
Seventeen year old elf Avenall lives a solitary life as a Dragon Tender. He has no family left but the dragons. When he learns the elves have plans to use them as weapons against the humans, he steals them and crosses the ocean to warn the Queen of the Fae. Can his help prevent an elvin war and the destruction of human technology?
Queen of the Fae: Book Two in the Fae Unbound Teen Young Adult Fantasy Series by Jill Nojack Queen of the Fae: Book Two in the Fae Unbound Teen Young Adult Fantasy Series by Jill Nojack Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 50823 words Sample 20%
A month after she freed the fae, all Lizbet wants is for things to go back to normal. In addition to sporting a brand new set of useless wings, she has to cope with mood swings, headaches, and an ancient fae queen who wants to steal her boyfriend. Throw in some controlling gnomes, a little brother who feels left out, plus a fae-worshipping ex-monk next door, and things get crazy fast.
Boost Your Weight Loss with Acupressure by Anne Cosse Boost Your Weight Loss with Acupressure by Anne Cosse Jan. 30, 2015 $6.90 11948 words
This Program describes all the acupressure points you need to control your cravings, boost your metabolism, improve your digestion, dissolve water retention, boost your energy and manage your stress. It explains and illustrates easy exercises so you can practice every day. Make your weight loss program a success, add Acupressure to your daily routine!
Carnival of Dreams by Josephine Scott Carnival of Dreams by Josephine Scott Jan. 30, 2015 $6.95 72443 words Sample 5%
When the staff at a small seaside hotel decide to spice up their lives by designating room 101 as a room where dreams come true, they set in train a series of events that none of them could have foreseen. All their lives are changed completely, but before they can fully appreciate the improvement in their lives, there is a dark, menacing shadow that must be removed before it causes them trouble.
How to Take Down a Government by Anarchy Seeds How to Take Down a Government by Anarchy Seeds Jan. 30, 2015 Free! 3352 words Read a sample
Do you have a pesky government? It won’t mind its own business? It dips deeper into your paycheck each year? It is constantly getting into trouble behind your back? Look no further. How to Take Down a Government is a free and timeless publication to get you started.
A Girl's Dorm Like No Other: Nonstop Girly Sex: Book One by Reese Cantwell A Girl's Dorm Like No Other: Nonstop Girly Sex: Book One by Reese Cantwell Jan. 30, 2015 $4.99 20818 words Sample 10%
I'd never had sex before I went to college and at the end of my first day, I had a lover in my bed. That was when I discovered that my dorm, the smallest one on campus, was unlike any other, sex was rampant and almost unending. I went from sexual neophyte to sexual sophisticate almost overnight. If you like girly-sex unbound, I'll tell you all about it. This is a book to read with a friend.
My Hidden V - Part 4 by Jessie Ash My Hidden V - Part 4 by Jessie Ash Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 7396 words Sample 20%
Who knew waking up to find you have the bottom half of a woman could be so much trouble. Now Michael is trapped in the middle of a Hayden and Todd love triangle. Who will win? And who will come to Michael’s rescue to kill the killer? The gender bender guilty pleasure series continues with a generous helping of lust, love, and lap dances.
Magic Unbound: Book One in the Fae Unbound Series by Jill Nojack Magic Unbound: Book One in the Fae Unbound Series by Jill Nojack Jan. 30, 2015 Free! 42390 words Read a sample
Not-quite-sixteen year old Lizbet Moore expects a boring last month of summer vacation. What she wasn't expecting was a fifteen-hundred-year old fae hiding in her back garden. Murderous monks, memories of her past lives, and the race to save the fae from destruction change her summer in ways she could never have imagined.
Frozen Symphony by Eequ Kazoku Frozen Symphony by Eequ Kazoku Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 63399 words Sample 20%
The most terrifying kind of crying is the silent one. The one that chokes you up when everyone is asleep, and you can feel it in your throat. Your eyes get blurry, the tears flow and you have to hold your breath even though you want to scream. It's the one that defines unrequited love —when you're so close yet so far that you can touch his hand, but not his heart.
The Nobleman and the Spy by Summer Devon The Nobleman and the Spy by Summer Devon Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 62113 words Sample 20%
They once faced each other on a battlefield. Now soldier-turned-spy Jonathan Reese must keep watch over the man he’s never forgotten. Together the men try to puzzle out who would benefit from Karl’s death—and how much they’re willing to trust each other when a torrid sexual fling threatens to become an affair of the heart.
Clint Faraday Mysteries Book 53: Dead Serious by CD Moulton Clint Faraday Mysteries Book 53: Dead Serious by CD Moulton Jan. 30, 2015 $2.49 13406 words Sample 10%
A man in a restaurant says he will go after the corrupt crooks in the area. They are powerful. He couldn't be serious. He replies that he is dead serious. Then those crooks start getting murdered. Clint investigates when an Indio is shot. What is it really about, and what does the museum have to do with it?
Small Portion by Luis Alexandre Ribeiro Branco Small Portion by Luis Alexandre Ribeiro Branco Jan. 30, 2015 $0.99 3432 words Sample 20%
My desire is that you'll have the words of this little book take you to lands never seen and to feelings which you never experimented.
A Valentine's Day Memory by Max Vos A Valentine's Day Memory by Max Vos Jan. 30, 2015 $2.99 25683 words Sample 15%
There's a lot going on this Valentine's Day for the Sutton family. Adam and J.J. have a romantic evening ahead of them, and they're not the only ones. Unfortunately, Thad has something else on his mind, and it's gnawing away at him. When he finally tells his new family what's going on, it's all hands on deck to help him. No one messes with the Suttons....
Mysterious by Fayrene Preston Mysterious by Fayrene Preston Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 50823 words Sample 20%
A Fayrene Preston Romance Classic. Jerome Mailer had settled in for a drink at Charlie’s Bar when suddenly a beautiful woman slips into the chair next to him, tells him her name is Jennifer, and asks him if he would like to take her to a hotel for the night. But there was something else going on here, a mystery which Jerome wanted to solve. Just who was this beautiful and mysterious woman?
For the Love of Sami by Fayrene Preston For the Love of Sami by Fayrene Preston Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 48144 words Sample 20%
A Fayrene Preston Romance Classic. Now an Author's Cut! Sami Adkinson had arranged her life so that she could cope with her many fears. One day Sami faces a fear so awful she can only blindly turn to the one man who can help, Daniel Parker-St. James, an attorney. Daniel takes in Sami and they fall in love. But Sami keeps secrets, afraid that Daniel will run if he knew. Can she trust him at last?
Barebackin’ Bears & Bucks- The Ultimate Collection by Gary Bonds Barebackin’ Bears & Bucks- The Ultimate Collection by Gary Bonds Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 183327 words Sample 20%
‘Bar room’ Author Gary Bonds has grouped together an amazingly erotic collection of Gay and extreme sex stories that are guaranteed to stimulate the mind and satisfy the itch – Daddies and hairy assed cock jockeys in story shorts that have been taken from real life situations and re told in such a way that is guaranteed to stimulate and satisfy- Don’t miss…!
Por Que Eu? by Sinélia Peixoto Por Que Eu? by Sinélia Peixoto Jan. 30, 2015 $3.75 137218 words Sample 20%
Elizabeth é uma mulher de 28 anos, de Brasília, que decide começar o ano de 2013 de forma diferente. Estagnada? Podemos dizer que sim. Sem perspectiva de mudanças?
Love vs. Lust by Holly Vane Love vs. Lust by Holly Vane Jan. 30, 2015 $1.99 37526 words Sample 20%
6 months have passed since Holly Adams parents were murdered and her hometown massacred.
The Seduction of Jason by Fayrene Preston The Seduction of Jason by Fayrene Preston Jan. 30, 2015 $3.99 49962 words Sample 20%
A Fayrene Preston Romance Classic. Morgan Saunders desperately needed a vacation and finds herself on a plane to Martinique. Her seatmate Jason Falco strikes up a conversation to get her mind off her fear of flying, and their romance begins. Morgan and Jason fall in love. However, once home, they find something waiting for them that threatens to tear them apart. Can they keep their love alive?
The Adventures of Paul Bunyan and Big Foot by Sean Quigley The Adventures of Paul Bunyan and Big Foot by Sean Quigley Jan. 30, 2015 Free! 1335 words Read a sample
This is a collection of two short stories about the adventures of Paul Bunyan and Big Foot.
Cuadro de Tinieblas by J.D. Lisbona Cuadro de Tinieblas by J.D. Lisbona Jan. 30, 2015 $3.52 94119 words Sample 20%
¿Existen cuadros malditos? ¿De dónde surgen? ¿Qué influencia ejercen sobre quien los contempla? ¿Qué se esconde tras las leyendas negras de grandes pintores como El Bosco, o de sus enigmáticas obras?... Estas y otras cuestiones entretejen la historia de Cuadro de Tinieblas. ¿Te atreves a adentrarte en el lado oculto de la Pintura para descubrir sus secretos?