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Конкурент Леся Подревлянського. П’єса номер два. Частина перша. by Oleksandr Oleksandrovich Конкурент Леся Подревлянського. П’єса номер два. Частина перша. by Jan. 15, 2019 $1.00 780 words Sample 100%
Участковий – ну так уж і бить, я випю чаю. Студент, о і мені дайте, за одно перевірим, чи пють металеві восьминоги чай. (випили вони по кілька чашок чаю, аж раптом на вулиці гул, бачать великий космічний корабель прилетів, і металевий стіл із сарая баби Валі, полетів до космічного корабля). Участковий – тікай студент, інопланетяни знищують докази своєї присутності, хоч ти повинен вижити, батьківщи
E-BOOK PRO KAŽDOU MÁMU by Radimradi.cz E-BOOK PRO KAŽDOU MÁMU by Jan. 15, 2019 Free! 3,360 words
Ty nejlepší recenze z roku 2018.
SayEtcétera: free-verse poems and short stories by M.P. Capellan SayEtcétera: free-verse poems and short stories by Jan. 15, 2019 Free! 16,090 words Read a sample
Not the how-to or the get-rich blog posts, but short and easy reading of relatable stories and poems. Over the years, M.P. Capellan has been publishing her poetry and micro stories on her blog for the simple pleasure of writing and reading. This is a compilation of some of those stories, for the free verse lover.
Inspector Hadley The Tower of London Murders by Peter Child Inspector Hadley The Tower of London Murders by Jan. 15, 2019 $7.50 72,210 words Sample 20%
Fast moving crime fiction set in Victorian London regarding hideous murders at the Tower of London, which cause consternation as evidence of witchcraft is discovered in the Bloody Tower.
Wisdom and Madness by Brian Craddock Wisdom and Madness by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 4,200 words Sample 10%
When the puppeteers introduce Dante to one of Pakistan's peculiar nightspots - the Sufis of Shah Jamal - the least they expected was just how much turmoil the wayward Australian could cause in so little time.
A Fix for the Family Rift Caused by Addiction by Evelyn Leite A Fix for the Family Rift Caused by Addiction by Jan. 15, 2019 $1.99 21,120 words Sample 20%
The dysfunctional family can be restored and become a healthy family. Evelyn Leite's book is complete with explanations and responses you can take to help your family thrive. Each chapter offers clear, concise, and compassionate information providing genuine hope for the family that's been commandeered by addiction.
A Princess Rising by Odette C. Bell A Princess Rising by Jan. 15, 2019 $3.99 41,090 words Sample 20%
The fight for the galaxy has begun. Saz must learn to lead, and Andalusia must learn to fight. If they fail, Winters will open the Xantos Armory and unleash hell on all, for the secret at the heart of their technology is the greatest mystery of all.
De adicciones, sustancias y personas by Melina Gancedo De adicciones, sustancias y personas by Jan. 15, 2019 $3.99 20,600 words Sample 20%
Mucho lo que se puede conseguir aplicando diversas medidas basadas en una apreciación realista de las necesidades, y un conocimiento lúcido de los problemas, que llevará a los propios interesados y a los familiares la claridad necesaria para motivar la búsqueda de sus propios conflictos, y para los que trabajamos aportando soluciones en el terreno de las adicciones
Death Roll by Diana Welker Death Roll by Jan. 15, 2019 $4.99 90,750 words Sample 10%
Lies—and love— collide over sunken treasure in murky Florida gulf waters. Will the outcome be gems, gold and love or a watery grave?
The Adventures of Alibi Jones: Six Short Stories by Mike Luoma The Adventures of Alibi Jones: Six Short Stories by Jan. 15, 2019 $2.99 24,880 words Sample 10%
Underwater aliens – Time travel – Coups – Con games – and Murder? Welcome to the world of Alibi Jones! Come along for the ride as Humankind expands out into the already populated stars. Alibi is a Mediator for The Solar Alliance in 2135, negotiating treaties and agreements between humankind and alien races, whose big heart and inquisitive mind usually get him into trouble along the way.
The Time for Us by Ashelyn Drake The Time for Us by Jan. 15, 2019 $2.99 51,910 words Sample 20%
Meradeth Halliwell has no complaints about her life. That is until her high school sweetheart checks into the hotel where she works and turns her life upside down. Peter Lowell is about to begin his career as a New York City lawyer, but something is missing from his life: Meradeth. But will his return to Sapphire Springs result in a happy reunion, or will Meradeth and Peter say goodbye for good?
Perfect by Emily Evans Perfect by Jan. 15, 2019 $2.99 51,510 words Sample 30%
Perfect – a standalone contemporary young adult romance with a happily ever after. High School graduate Georgiana Harper is ready for the internship of her life. She’s going to work for the Prime Minister of Great Britain and get a glimpse of a perfect family. So what if she’s crushing on the Prime Minister’s son? She can control it.
Broken Glass (The Wanderland Chronicles #2) by BleedingInkPublishing Broken Glass (The Wanderland Chronicles #2) by Jan. 15, 2019 $4.99 73,560 words Sample 20%
The scariest thing about Wanderland isn't death--it's the momerath. And now Dinah is one of them.
Arcana by Paul Kane Arcana by Jan. 15, 2019 $5.99 124,220 words Sample 20%
In a world where real magic exists, its practitioners are hunted down by police officers called M-forcers. Rookie M-forcer and orphan Callam McGuire starts work and soon begins to question their cruel methods. But it isn’t until he meets a member of the rebel group called Arcana that he realises the truth…and nothing will ever be the same again.
Raven's Gift by Donya Lynne Raven's Gift by Jan. 15, 2019 $2.99 55,380 words Sample 20%
Orphaned as a baby, Raven has no idea she’s a lycan . . . or that she’s in heat. When she meets her hot new landlord Barrett, a lycan who was born mute and finds her as captivating as she does him, Mother Nature—and the chemistry between them—will reveal the mind-blowing truth in one passionate, turbulent night.
Monster of Monsters: The Vampire Coach- Fantasy, Science Fiction, & Horror Flash Fiction #12 by Kristie Lynn Higgins Monster of Monsters: The Vampire Coach- Fantasy, Science Fiction, & Horror Flash Fiction #12 by Jan. 15, 2019 Free! 620 words Read a sample
Monster of Monsters: The Vampire Coach Type: Flash Fiction and the word count is about 350 words This short-short story in the Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror Flash Fiction series shows Controller talking with Green Serpent, one of the Coaches, before a demented game is about to start.
The History Book: Billie's Reverse Harem Book 3 by A. Drunkin Lustwytch The History Book: Billie's Reverse Harem Book 3 by Jan. 15, 2019 $2.99 10,320 words Sample 20%
Can Billie learn from what history got right? And why does gorgeous Viktor keep avoiding her?
Windswept by Julie Carobini Windswept by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 67,000 words Sample 20%
A beauty, a beast, and a prince in the making … At a crossroads, Sophia moves into Sea Glass Inn only to be pursued by a handsome business consultant and an enigmatic writer-in-residence. When she faces a new crisis, will the wind bring new love or sweep away all hope of a fairytale ending? Windswept, book 3 of the Sea Glass Inn Novels, is a sweet, inspirational romance.
Give Me Fever by Jasmine and Arielle Lockhart Give Me Fever by Jan. 15, 2019 $2.99 55,710 words Sample 15%
A millionaire hot sauce mogul returns to his hometown of Fever, Louisiana to buy back his family farm. The only thing standing in his way is the owner: his ex-wife--only to find out they're still married. He wants the farm. She wants a divorce. The two make a bet. As the ex-flames spend the week together, things smolder hotter than a fever, but with only one winner, someone is sure to get burnt.
Apparition Lit, Issue 5: Resistance (January 2019) by ApparitionLit Apparition Lit, Issue 5: Resistance (January 2019) by Jan. 15, 2019 $2.99 17,650 words Sample 20%
Welcome to the fifth issue of Apparition Lit! Our theme was Resistance and we wanted stories that challenged you and asked you to step up. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry. We publish original content with enough emotional heft to break a heart, with prose that’s as clear and delicious as broth.
The Silver Mountain by Rufus Yates The Silver Mountain by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 3,350 words Sample 20%
Two young men traveling on foot through the wild western mountains of Idaho.
Bad Girls and Sweet Kisses by Radclyffe Bad Girls and Sweet Kisses by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 3,790 words Sample 20%
Two women embark on a secret summer of seduction that ends with sweet kisses and an unforgettable night. Previously published in Amor and More: Love Everafter, edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman (Bold Strokes Books, 2013); republished in Best Lesbian Romance of the Year: 2015, edited by Radclyffe (Cleis Press).
Emily’s Art and Soul by Joy Argento Emily’s Art and Soul by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 62,480 words Sample 20%
When Emily meets Andi Marino she thinks she’s found a new best friend but Emily doesn’t know that Andi is fast falling in love with her. Caught up in exploring her sexuality, will Emily see the only woman she needs is right in front of her?
Music City Dreamers by Robyn Nyx Music City Dreamers by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 93,270 words Sample 20%
Music can bring lovers together. In Music City, it can tear them apart.
Ordinary is Perfect by D. Jackson Leigh Ordinary is Perfect by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 71,300 words Sample 20%
Atlanta marketing superstar Autumn Swan’s life derails when she inherits a country home, a child and a very interesting neighbor.
Royal Court by Jenny Frame Royal Court by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 89,360 words Sample 20%
When royal dresser Holly Weaver's passionate personality begins to melt Royal Marine Captain Quincy's icy heart, will Holly be ready for what she exposes beneath?
Strings Attached by Holly Stratimore Strings Attached by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 105,060 words Sample 20%
Success. Riches. Music. Passion. It’s a life most can only dream of, but stardom comes at a cost.
The Ashford Place by Jean Copeland The Ashford Place by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 78,440 words Sample 20%
When Isabelle Ashford inherits an old house in small-town Connecticut, family secrets, a shocking discovery, and an unexpected romance complicate her plan for a fast profit and a temporary stay.
Treason by Gun Brooke Treason by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 74,430 words Sample 20%
Zoem Malderyn’s existence is a deadly threat to everyone on Gemocon and Commander Neenja KahSandra must find a way to save the woman she loves from having to commit the ultimate sacrifice.
A Display of Death by Gin Jones A Display of Death by Jan. 15, 2019 $4.99 65,730 words
At a medical conference, lupus patient Helen Binney finds is a dead body! The murdered doctor was killed beneath a poster display promoting a newly developed treatment—one that has both grateful patients and outspoken critics. Now with everyone a suspect and no one safe, Helen is in danger of becoming part of another display of death!
Spartan Promise by Jennifer Estep Spartan Promise by Jan. 15, 2019 $5.99 103,980 words Sample 20%
My name is Rory Forseti, and I attend the Colorado branch of Mythos Academy. I’m a student, a fierce Spartan warrior, and a member of Team Midgard, a group of kids and adults tasked with stopping the evil Reapers of Chaos. There is one Reaper I’m determined to hunt down above all others: Covington, the man who murdered my parents.
The Remarkable Housewives of the Bible by Erin Brown Hollis The Remarkable Housewives of the Bible by Jan. 15, 2019 $4.99 70,520 words Sample 20%
The Remarkable Housewives of the Bible invites you to: - take a little breather from today’s “reality” entertainment; - delve off into the alluring, scintillating, water-cooler-gossip-worthy tales of the biblical housewives; and - discover the incredible promises of fortitude, survival, empowerment and love found through their stories in God’s Word.
Brobots: The Complete Source Code by Trevor Barton Brobots: The Complete Source Code by Jan. 15, 2019 $5.99 234,880 words
BROBOTS. They're easy to treat like trash. But not so easy to ignore; especially the ones experiencing the wake-up. This critically acclaimed cult debut of substantial science fiction with gay characters enjoyed by a wide audience is, for the first time, in one complete and revised special trilogy omnibus volume.
A Spontaneous Kind of Mystery - A Marnie and Zane Story by Shannon Muir A Spontaneous Kind of Mystery - A Marnie and Zane Story by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 9,010 words Sample 10%
Marnie's newfound cousin Blake encourages her and Sophia to meet his childhood friend Suzette, who runs a coffee shop and now stages poetry readings. Sophia agrees to come, and Marnie reluctantly gets Zane to come along to an event. The next morning, they hear an employee is found dead and they are called in as witnesses... and the outcome may affect their relationships forever.
Stories South of the Sun by Stella Samuel Stories South of the Sun by Jan. 15, 2019 You set the price! 13,040 words Sample 20%
STORIES SOUTH OF THE SUN is a collection of short fiction by Stella Samuel. Take a shallow dive into just a few of the various genres Stella writes in this diverse collection of pieces from middle school adventure to young adult coming of age and love and loss sprinkled with a bit of suspense.
Consequences by Harvey Stanbrough Consequences by Jan. 15, 2019 $5.99 45,710 words Sample 20%
The leader of the Others, someone nobody had suspected, plans a final master stroke to bring the nation to its knees. Nick and Marie, directed and supported by their colleagues, must help avert a tragedy with national and possible international implications. In the end, Marie Delacroix is even more valuable asset than anyone could have known. Her aim is spot-on and deadly.
The Sensitive Pirate by Morgan W. Richie The Sensitive Pirate by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 1,650 words
A children's picture book for ages 5, 6, and 7 about a pirate with a secret (he's a nice guy). But will anyone accept him if he's not living up to their expectations? This book contains a positive message about being your best, authentic self. Included are connection questions, an original muffin recipe, and a color-your-own pirate page.
The Transhuman Project by Erin Rhew The Transhuman Project by Jan. 15, 2019 $3.99 86,090 words
When a video of Molly Richards goes viral, she becomes an overnight success in Kadar, where Life Channel ratings reign supreme. But dangerous transhuman sleeper robots hide among the populace, ready and waiting to strike on a madman's command. As Molly and her friends peer behind the glitz and glamour, they discover something more frightening and more sinister than anything they’ve encounter yet.
Ordinary Angels: Stories of Daily Life in El Paso del Norte by Minerva Baumann Ordinary Angels: Stories of Daily Life in El Paso del Norte by Jan. 15, 2019 $5.00 21,270 words Sample 20%
We all have a little angel in us. It’s a matter of being in the right place at the right time. This collection reveals the “Ordinary Angels” of El Paso, Texas, in real-life stories of help, healing, and comfort. This book is a collection of articles Minerva Baumann wrote for the El Paso Times between 2009 and 2011. These articles are full of interesting people, touching moments - some common,
Zmuszony do ciszy by Annemarie Nikolaus Zmuszony do ciszy by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 4,010 words Sample 20%
Krótka historia. Dziennikarka Laura Schreiner stoi w obliczu gorzkiej decyzji. Zadała zbyt wiele pytań, a teraz życie jej dzieci jest zagrożone. Katastrofa, której objaśnienie jest niezwykle mało interesujące dla wielu. Ambitna młoda dziennikarka nie zaakceptuje tego. Podczas swoich badań poznaje kogoś, kto próbuje ją przekonać, że istnieje związek z innym niewyjaśnionym dramatem.
In the Crossfire of Revenge by H. Schussman In the Crossfire of Revenge by Jan. 15, 2019 $3.99 69,880 words Sample 20%
When CIA Agent McGee volunteered with his wife to chaperone a church group to Colombia, he never dreamed he’d be battling assassins from an unknown enemy. The minute he crossed the border, unarmed, he had a price on his head. Now he must protect his wife (again) and the missionary team while keeping his real identity secret.
Trapped by Margaret Daley Trapped by Jan. 15, 2019 $3.99 42,300 words Sample 20%
Second Chances. Cornered. Murder. Sadie Williams receives a cryptic and terrifying call from her scared sister. But when Sadie arrives at her identical twin’s home, there's no sign of Katie, only evidence of a quick flight. The puzzling situation turns potentially deadly when intruders storm the house. With help from Brock Carrington, her ex-fiancé and an ex-Marine, Sadie narrowly escapes.
Tales From The Savage Lands 2 by Raymond Towers Tales From The Savage Lands 2 by Jan. 15, 2019 $4.99 117,220 words Sample 20%
Dobrynia the Valkyrie, hurled into an ancient and mysterious world, struggles to find her companions, who are trapped in a land of evil magic that shifts its reality without warning. Follow Dobrynia’s daring steps, and those of her friends, as they venture into this hostile land that refuses to give up its dark secrets. The greatest test of all is only beginning. Rating: HIGH controversy.
The Jaguar's Secret Baby by Bianca D'Arc The Jaguar's Secret Baby by Jan. 15, 2019 $3.99 55,350 words
Hank has dreamed of Tracy for years, but has never been back to the small airport in Texas owned and run by her werewolf Pack. Tracy was left with a hot memory of her night in Hank’s arms, and a beautiful baby girl who is the light of her life. She didn’t tell Hank about his daughter, but when he finally returns and discovers the daughter he’s never known, he’ll do all he can to set things right.
The 5-Minute Recharge by Lynne Everatt & Addie Greco-Sanchez The 5-Minute Recharge by
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With your well-being in mind, authors and soul sisters Lynne Everatt and Addie Greco-Sanchez designed these 31 hands-on tools for creating a greater sense of having enough time, connecting with others, nourishing your body and mind, feeding positivity, and taking time for reflection. And that’s worth getting charged up about.
Virtually Lace by Uvi Poznansky Virtually Lace by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 44,860 words Sample 10%
Haunted by discovering the body of Lace, a beautiful dancer whose throat has been slit, Michael sets out to create a virtual reality simulation of her murder. Can he bring the mystery to life? Can he solve its clues in time, before the killer turns on the woman he loves, Ashley?
Truth Bombs: Confronting the Lies Conservatives Believe (To Our Own Demise) by Steve Deace Truth Bombs: Confronting the Lies Conservatives Believe (To Our Own Demise) by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 58,630 words Sample 20%
Why do conservatives always seem to lose, even when Republicans win? With considerable firsthand experience in politics and an engaging analytical perspective, Steve Deace provides the answer.
The Ignorance of Bliss: An American Kid in Saigon by Sandy Hanna The Ignorance of Bliss: An American Kid in Saigon by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 101,110 words Sample 20%
“Very early in my life I became a self-appointed spy.” The Ignorance of Bliss tells the true story of ten-year-old Sandy, who moves with her American military family to Saigon, Vietnam where her father, the Colonel, serves as a military advisor to the South Vietnamese Army.
Outside the Lines by Susan Haught Outside the Lines by Jan. 15, 2019 $2.99 97,780 words Sample 5%
Sales of Seth Stockton's art are dismal, future prospects are bleak, and at thirty-three he's disillusioned, stuck in a pointless graphic design job, and broke when the unthinkable happens--fellow artist Aimee Riesling accidentally sets their studio on fire. But sometimes fire reveals more than it destroys.
De Draak en de Prinses by Caterina Nikolaus De Draak en de Prinses by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 6,720 words Sample 20%
Fantastisch verhaal voor kinderen. Een prinses is bang voor een draak die in haar koninkrijk is verschenen. Daarom stuurt ze haar soldaten en ridders tegen hem het veld in. Elfen proberen tevergeefs om hem te helpen. Dus wordt de draak gedwongen te vluchten naar de vijand van de prinses. Zal hij zichzelf ermee kunnen redden?