Sixty-five million years ago, Martian astronomers discovered that the third planet from the sun was in the direct path of a giant asteroid, and a collision would occur in less than one Earth year. Such a rare event was of great interest to Martian scientists. To record the impact and its aftermath, the Martians traveled to Earth and placed data collection instrumentation at various locations.
The mission was successful but marred when one of the space travelers was attacked and devoured by a Tyrannosaurus Rex. A small black monitor ...
Nikki Grey's idea of living dangerously is not wearing a seatbelt, yet calamity always seems to find her.
Friends Who Move Couches is a laugh-out-loud story about life, friendship, quieting your inner critic, and surviving rejection.
Married to a workaholic, mothering three rebellious kids, and feuding with neighborhood friends, Nikki Grey forgets her problems one afternoon by smoking marijuana. That blunder ignites a lifelong yet dormant medical condition, and she loses her driver's license. Suddenly stranded in her home, she's ...
A fun and encouraging read about all the good things that have happened in 2020 so far!
Have you been feeling down lately? Are you looking for an enthusiastically uplifting message about all the great things that have occurred this year? Then look no further!
Despite all of the relentless negativity and uncertainty that 2020 has brought us, there's no excuse not to reflect on the bright side of life. With this wonderful, official handbook, you'll finally explore all of the great and heartwarming things that have happened this ...
A retired detective thinks that all he will have to do on Halloween is hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. Everything goes well until all the children in costume come and go, and then the phone calls begin. One of them comes from his former Chief of Police, whom he and his former partner have promised that they will come out of retirement whenever there is a murder in their small town. Not only do they have to go out on a dark night in the pouring down rain, but they have to head out to a remote part of the county, where almost no ...
Some people will stop at nothing to make a killing.
You know how they're always telling us to pay attention to our pensions? Well, some ex-employees of the US government are really taking that advice to heart by using their mayhem-creating abilities to maximise their investments. When one of their fund managers has a momentary crisis of conscience and confesses all to a woman he hardly knows, they will stop at nothing to deal with the problem.
All Bunny McGarry wants is a spot of breakfast and a decent cup of tea. So imagine how ...
Imagine TV's Family guy, Game of Thrones, Bill and Ted's Excellent adventure, and Harry Potter all had a group gang-bang. The Book of Roderick would be the offspring created by that shameful night.
Roderick and his best friend Horace discover a magical book left for Roderick by his father. Upon reading the book out loud, the moronic misfits are transported back to medieval times to the fictional location in the book; Candiace Kingdom. Despite possessing the combined IQ of a functionally average man, Roderick and Horace are forced ...
I'm the crown prince of Villroy, but instead of taking the king's throne like I should have, my father got us all exiled. I'd complain, but he had good reason. Now our once royal family lives in Brooklyn, and I'm about to inherit a new kingdom: my uncle's construction business. It's an opportunity to build my real estate empire and make something of myself. All I need is an experienced person to help take it to the next level. And then the girl who grew up next door to me -- all woman now -- shows up with just the business ...
Clara has it all, a swanky new job, a hot robot babe, and even a time machine. Paradise all comes crashing down when she realizes her ticket to the future was stolen.
She wakes up in a world that has been reshaped by the whim of a time traveler with a strange obsession with bison and chicken wings. Now she has to fix the timeline, or everyone she knows and loves will be wiped from existence.
There's also a lot of flightless birds.
Find out how it all fits together in The Bison Agenda, the not anticipated sequel of Time Burrito.
Trailer park magic ain't gonna stop the scary-ass critters and spirits on Hell-o-ween.
What the hell is trailer park magic? Join the Nightshade Trailer Park residents this Hell-o-ween and find out.
Things That Go Bump in the Dark Woods-Will Argyle Gooch survive his encounter with the mean-ass tree Ol' Sourwood?
Bubba, Bubba, Toil and Trouble--Darvus Woodvine is on a quest to find the sacred grove of his beloved Poison Ivy Fairy. Instead, he finds a whole lot of trouble.
Blood, Nuts, and Glory- When Leroy gathers pecans in the ...
A belly dancer with a stolen book believed to be the Kama Sutra on steroids is determined to outwit the Italian mob's deadliest hitman, the dwarf Nano Mortale, in a new madcap adventure from Jonathan Harries, author of Killing Harry Bones.
Fanny Packer, a voluptuous red-headed belly dancer, steals a mysterious codex rumored to make the Kama Sutra look like a children's story book from a mob family in Rome.
Back in New York City, journalist Charley Brooks and his too-perfect fiancee are already growing bored with one another.
Superpowers are cool, but they won't get you more toilet paper when a global pandemic causes a shortage.
Or will they... ?
Enjoy this varied collection of short stories -- some of which were written during the COVID-19 shut-down as a way of helping me stay sane. It contains a little bit of everything: humor, romance, literary crossover, and maybe even a ghost or two. Get ready to kick up your feet, relax, and have a good time!
He started our war-I intend to finish it.
Buying a house in the suburbs was supposed to be low stress: my own little haven to decorate and landscape exactly how I want. Instead I find myself locking my garbage can to keep pests out-pests that are six-foot-one, green-eyed, and far too good looking.
My trespassing neighbor is rude and entitled. It isn't long before war is declared and I find myself stooping to immature pranks.
When trouble lands at my door, my unlikely neighbor starts knocking on my heart. Was I ready to ...
Somewhere, somehow, during 2019 a strain of coronavirus perked up and announced itself to the world. We all know what happened next, and in March 2020 the UK went into lockdown. A couple of years I had written a book, Cycling Down the Street, (which is quite marvellous, by the way - you would love it, so don't hesitate to buy it) and had wondered ever since then what to do as a follow-up. Every cloud, as they say, has a silver lining, and it was clear that I would have to do something useful during lockdown to distract me murdering ...
DTF. Support your local girl gang!
Me and my dirty, tough female besties were hell -- and tacos on wheels.
Who knew that my homemade Shizzle Sauce would be the key ingredient to my happily ever after?
Destiny had a wicked sense of humor -- that was for sure.
After surviving a toxic relationship, I vowed to never let myself be controlled by a man again.
With the help of my girl gang, I was rebuilding my life -- one taco at a time. My trusty snack wagon -- The Pink Taco Truck -- hadn't steered me wrong yet.
This time, it led ...
A fey king. An evil horde. A new darkness. And a man with exploding hands.
"Fans of George Takei and Terry Pratchett will love this book and join me waiting impatiently for the next one. Go ahead, read it!"
"Couldn't turn a page without a chuckle, a chortle or a good old fashioned guffaw!"
"Funny, reminiscent of Robert Asprin, Douglas Adams, the best of Robert Heinlein"
"This is an adventure story with bits of madness, magic, a budding bit of romance, and an air force wing of fighting chickens."
Where two worlds meet, the jealous ...
I never said I was perfect... but damn it, I really did it this time! I fell for his ways again!
And the award for dumbest girl in the world goes to... ME!
Twenty two year old Marisa Gellys thought the weekend of her father's 50th birthday party was going to be quick and easy.
She couldn't have been more wrong.
All thanks to a certain blue-eyed gorgeous... menace, also known as Xander Barns.
Her dad's birthday would have to take a back seat, because Xander Barns has his own plans for this weekend and whether Marisa wants ...
Life Hacks for the Deranged
Who am I? I am the desire to which you utterly succumb, the shame that disassembles your integrity so appallingly fast. I am the person you love as you deny their nature. You cannot stop me. Do you understand?
Who are you? You are one of the Others. Whether you're a ninety-nine percenter trying to improve your lot or a one-percenter protecting what you've stolen, matters little to me. I'll call you Mark. I'll admit to a slight preference for one-percenters because they have more to lose. Regardless, if ...
Author Rob Radcliffe keeps the made up scribbles to a minimum in this culmination of two years worth of blog posts.
Join 'THE RELUCTANT BLOGGIST' tackling the delights of early morning children and dieting without potatoes, as he wades into the murky waters of publishing his novels and the backlash this can have with disgruntled ex-girlfriends and their friends.
Not for the politically correct!
DCI Fenton must track down a serial killer and avert moral panic before The Queen is forced to utter the words 'death penalty' in her speech.
Three victims, all from minority groups, are found murdered in a London hotel, after attending an 'embracing diversity' conference. They are all employees of a training company who want to make the world a better place through whiteboards and jazz hands. Is there a serial killer on the loose? Or is the killer someone closer to home?
The murders receive ...
"I used to dream of being in a soap operatic film. What would it be like to be a doctor? Would I be better off in soap operas? Would I be as smart as a rock star? Would I be smarter than a walrus?" -Michael ScottBot
What would happen if you taught an A.I. bot how to be Michael Scott?
Would people say he is the world's best robot boss? Would they be afraid of how much they love him? Would he be superstitious or just a little stitious?
When we decided to feed a neural net brain the entire series of The Office we had no idea how ...
Tim Cleverley inherits a failing pub in Wales, which he plans to rescue by enlisting an American pulp novelist to concoct an entirely fabricated "mystery" about Gerald Manley Hopkins, who composed "The Wreck of the Deutschland" nearby. Blending the real stories of Hopkins and the shipwrecked nuns he wrote about with a contemporary love story, while casting a wry eye on the Dan Brown industry, The Hopkins Conundrum is a highly original mix of commercial fiction, literary biography, and satirical commentary.
A laugh-out-loud comedy set in Oxford University which follows the student lives of the next generation of Prime Ministers and world leaders.
The Corridor is a documentary-style comedy which follows a group of Oxford students through their conversations, tweets, emails, video diaries and text messages. Unsurprisingly, the students are more interested in their bizarre clubs, secret dining societies and political schemes than attending lectures or writing essays.
Based on the experiences of an Oxford student, The Corridor exposes ...
Can British magick be saved? Hell yes.
Imagine modern Britain without magick.
No fae enclaves. No flying chairs. No magick wands. Giddy gods, no unicorns.
Who wants to live in that world?
Me neither. But with magick on the decline, that's the world we're ending up with.
Meet the Society for Magickal Heritage. Our boss is a disembodied voice. Our headquarters is a sentient house. You could say we've a vested interest in keeping magick alive.
Can a ragtag bunch of magicians, necromancers and fae prevail against inevitable ruin ...
Book 1: Cat's Meow
Formerly Book 1 of the Charmin Marvin Series.
After a year of hell, Dani Summerland's life is just getting better when she's tossed unceremoniously a few hundred years into the future with her orange Persian cat, Charmin Marvin, in her arms. With no way to fight it, no way to go back, things are only looking to get worse fast.
Breaking protocol is cause for severe consequences in the time and world Levi Blackburn lives. But, after a year of government regulation, the crackdown is easing up and he begins to ...
Poppy Fields is a Hollywood IT girl with big problems. Bodies are popping up like daisies, the Mexican police have taken her passport, and, when she runs for the border, a cartel makes her their unwilling guest.
Surrounded by trained killers, Poppy will need charm, intelligence, and a killer Chihuahua if she hopes to escape.
New from USA TODAY bestselling author Julie Mulhern, the Fields' Guide series is filled with exotic locales, humor, action, and adventure.
"Poppy Fields is in a tough spot. People are dying at a statistically ...
Opening day of the Fleur-de-Lis Ladies Garden Club of the French Quarter gives fifty lucky women a chance to express their inner southern divas. As longtime member Stephanie Lewis steps into a luxurious condo to begin a new season of the garden club, she has no idea of the drama and life changes that await her.
Stephanie, a community volunteer and socialite, is convinced that proper civilization ends at the New Orleans city limits. Her friends and fellow members consist of Gloria Vincent, a wealthy widow who manages two ...
Genre: Humor & Satire
/ Length: 326 Pages (648 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 30th, 2018
Eliza Carlisle has the unwanted talent of attracting trouble, in all its forms. That couldn't be truer than when she moves into the most bizarre apartment building on the planet. Weekly required dinners with the landlord and assigned chores are bad enough, but the rules don't end there. Top most on the list of requirements is NO physical violence against the others residents.
There have been issues.
In the past.
The young manager, Sonya, claims that hasn't been a problem recently, but Eliza comes home from her first day of ...
A prequel to the Frannie Shoemaker Campground Mysteries. Frannie and Larry Shoemaker have busy jobs, two teenagers, and plenty of other demands on their time and sanity. Larry's sister and brother-in-law pester them to try camping for relaxation--time to sit back, enjoy nature, and catch up on naps. After all, what could go wrong? Join Frannie as "RV there yet?" becomes "RV crazy?" and she learns that going back to nature doesn't necessarily mean a simpler life.
Genre: Humor & Satire
/ Length: 106 Pages (3,509 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 14th, 2018
A Clean Contemporary Christian Romance
Can bitter rivals come to love each other? Fighting deep prejudice against her femininity, her choice of vehicle, and even her heritage, Camara Cole is determined to win the mud-bog racing championship this year. Her biggest competition seems also to be her worst enemy. Chase Lamar has been racing mud-boggers as long as Camara, and he grudgingly admits she's the best driver-mechanic he knows. Their rivalry has been long and bitter. But Chase is a new Christian. As he begins to change, he finds ...
He was a university boxing champ with a bruised and battered face. But could anything have prepared young Father Sammy for his appointment as Secretary/MC to an irascible and eccentric old Cardinal?
At first, his new boss seems like a shining example of childlike and bumbling innocence. But Sammy soon discovers the Cardinal has a fiendish sense of humour.
When His Eminence throws the young priest into a knockout adventure of hilarious and mortifying encounters, from midnight motorbike chases to an operatic appearance and a mistaken ...
Genre: Humor & Satire
/ Length: 100 Pages (856 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jan 26th, 2018
Bestselling author JoMarie DeGioia brings heat, heart and humor in her Cypress Corners series of Contemporary Romantic Comedies!
A country girl committed to nature.
A city guy with his eye on the bottom line.
A battle of wills... a battle for balance
And a love that can tip the scales
Rick Chapman is climbing to the top rung of his father's corporate ladder. Fulfilling Chapman Financial's contract at Cypress Corners, Florida will finally prove his value to the company. And to his father. But one endangered weed, and the pretty ...
Gabrielle Willis is smart. She's funny. And oh yes, she's a bit klutzy.
When Gabrielle left sunny California bound for the energy of Manhattan, she was willingly leaving the life she had known for the new life she would create. But was she really leaving something behind or was she running away?
On the outside, Gabrielle Willis has it all under control. A new life in Manhattan, a great roommate, and a good job. But she is haunted. Haunted by a memory she's tried to forget and by a family who's abandoned her. ...
"An actress is always a starving artist," so says Lindsay Harmon-Foster, a talented but struggling Los Angeles actress in Michael Beaulieu's gripping debut novel, the #1 Amazon best-selling satire Reckoning Daze.
Lindsay, 19, a former star of a critically acclaimed but canceled series, is now doing a pilot that might prove to be the role of a lifetime, but her anorexia and other habits could kill her before she's cast for the full series. Although she has long been self-destructive, she's never been more so than now, making her a ...
What if your new bed is possessed by a demon who has to satisfy you every night? Will you sell it? Keep it forever? Or try to free the demon?
Fraud cop Jewel Heiss expects to bust a con artist when she schedules an "intimacy therapy nap" on the crook's so-called "treatment bed." She expects a quick, clean bust. She certainly doesn't think she'll find anything hinky.
Then she meets the demon. Randy.
Randy sweeps her into ecstasy in demonspace before she realizes she isn't dreaming. She's won the incubus lottery -- Randy is devoted ...
Stardoom: A Chick Lit / Romantic Comedy Series Book 1
WARNING: This is a novella and ends with a cliffhanger.
Hollywood sweetheart, Lauralie Shaw, is accustomed to getting what she wants, when she wants it. Her spoiled attitude and demanding ways are notorious among her employees, and all of them do their best to keep her happy.
All, that is, until her father employed Colton Dixon to fly her private jet.
Colton has no patience for Lauralie's attitude, and no intentions of giving her what she wants. And soon, all Lauralie wants is ...
Dave's a bit of a loser. Even he'd admit that was true. He's no good at relationships, he's a terrible employee, and he's got no clue what to do with his life. Quite frankly, the world doesn't seem to have a place for him. But that's okay, because the world's just about to end.
An experiment thousands of miles away is about to initiate a world-wide apocalypse that's going to change everything. The world as Dave knew it is over, and he's going to find that the apocalypse has it in for him. While people all around him become infected ...
A funny epic fantasy adventure without the usual delusions of grandeur, HERO WANTED combines fast-paced action, daring escapes, desperate battles, obligatory romance, and an overdose of ridiculousness into a rollicking heroic romp.
The simple woodcutter Jason Cosmo learns there is an enormous price on his head. Now every bounty hunter in the Eleven Kingdoms is on his trail. The Dark Magic Society want him dead. The Gods want him to save the world. Jason just wants to survive a quest he never asked for. His only ally is the renegade ...
He's a prince with a problem, she's a commoner with a getaway plan.
Modern-day Prince Adrian of Monaforte has a most old-fashioned problem: his demanding mother wants him wed to her best friend's daughter, the hard-partying Serena. When his refusal falls on deaf ears, Adrian decides it's time for him to slip away from his gilded cage and figure out his life, all on his own. As luck would have it, event photographer Emma Davison, weary of a revolving door of lost-cause men and tired of her outsider-looking-in career, is in need of ...
USA Today Bestselling author, N.M. Silber brings you a tale filled with laughter, love and lusty lawyers.
Gabrielle Ginsberg is a public defender with plenty of nerve and Braden Pierce is an assistant district attorney with a whole lot of swagger. Together Gabrielle and Braden discover that the path to true love is not always smooth, and is sometimes tread upon by some really wacky people like crazy ex-girlfriends, kinky politicians and a gentleman who throws a wine and cheese party in his pants Can true love overcome a lack of ...