In an instant, Miss Nicolette De Burgh's world turned upside down, when her dear mother passed away. A few years later, her father remarried and as if this was not enough, her new step sister, Miss Daniella, has been trying to prove her superiority in every way possible ever since. However, tensions will run high when Nicolette meets Daniella's childhood friend, the dashing Mr. Eric Masters, future heir to the Duke of Terrace. When her eyes meet his dazzling blue eyes, desire instantly sparks inside her. Will she fight a love that makes her heart flutter? Or will Nicolette let Daniella win this time?
Mr. Eric Masters is an attractive young man with a lopsided grin that makes young ladies lose control of themselves. Although he strives to make his parents proud, his playful nature renders him unwilling to give up his freedom just yet. Forced by his parents to find a suitable match and trapped in an undesirable future, Eric never expected to be introduced to an alluring Lady, who will ...
Lisa Cartwright thought she'd be spending the holidays getting over her ex Joey Novak. They just can't seem to properly break up. When his company sends its staff to Lisa's retreat, she has to play nice, even if that's the last thing she wants to do.
Joey has marriage on his mind and intends to use their close proximity to remind her of how good they are together. However, an interloping coworker insists on proving him wrong.
His new rival, timid editor Finch Alice, has decided that she's tired of undeserving men getting all the happy endings. She hopes she can be bold for once in her life and show Lisa that she can have more. But Lisa and Joey's relationship is a more loving and complicated thing than Finch initially thought.
That doesn't mean she was wrong. Lisa does deserve more. But it turns out that so do Joey and Finch... and surprisingly, in ways that may involve each other.
Other Plot Twist stories:
- WRITING HER IN
- THREE PART HARMONY
Genre: Romance Length: 146 Pages (3,862 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Ricky Sandoval has a secret he won't reveal.
By night, omega Ricky Sandoval is the darling of the dance club scene: friendly, flirtatious, and always up for some fun with whatever alpha strikes his fancy. But by day, Ricky pines for his neighbor and creative partner, Eli Epstein - who's been in a committed relationship for as long as Ricky has known him. If creating a webcomic together is the best Ricky can hope for with Eli - then he's willing to settle for second best, and find love elsewhere, one night at a time.
Eli Epstein has a promise he won't break.
By day, alpha Eli Epstein is the quiet and clever introvert with the long-term girlfriend and a job that lets him stay safely tucked in his apartment. But by night, Eli worries about his neighbor and creative partner, Ricky - who's also the subject of a crush Eli's unwilling to admit. Everyone but Ricky seems aware of Eli's feelings, Eli's amused and super accepting girlfriend included. There's no chance of acting on it, though ...
Loveish is Sakshi's debut poetry collection. Featuring poems about love, intimacy, loss and healing, Loveish is both heartbreaking and empowering.
An honest and sensitive perspective on love and its many faces, Loveish builds a love story in poems. The book will take you on a carousel ride of emotions one goes through when in love... the rush of a new relationship, the good mess, the beauty of sadness, the loneliness that distance brings, the pain and trauma of a heartbreak , the little things, the big things and much more.The book also talks about how intimacy is a basic human need with poems that are both beautiful and visceral.The poems in this collection are brave and relatable.
The lovers we cherish, the lovers we lost, Loveish is an experience, a raw account of moments of exhilaration, sadness and silence. Find a little piece of you in Loveish.
Modern poetry about relationships in today's times. Not love, not lust but kinda loveish.
Someone is always watching...
When policewoman Eva Perry goes deep undercover to help bring a vicious local crime ring to justice, both she and her boss - Chief Detective Inspector Beverley Wharton - know there are huge risks involved.
Perry has already been abused physically and mentally in order to maintain her disguise and she knows there is more to come.
Yet she insists on carrying on.
But neither she nor Beverley are prepared for the horrific chain of events that are unleashed.
A series of unexplained and bizarre suicides forces Beverley into close contact with her former lover, the renegade forensic pathologist John Eisenmenger, who is already investigating the sudden suicide of his colleague Daisy Pemberton.
Eisenmenger conducts autopsies on the victims and discovers all their deaths are linked by the earrings they wear - the same design but in different pairings of colours.
He attends an inquest where he is confronted by the sinister Harry Cade whose family members ...
Journey to Coral Canyon, Wyoming and meet all four Whittaker Brothers in one boxed set! Experience family ties, Christmas traditions, and the best cowboy billionaire romance out there from USA Today bestseller and Kindle All-Star author Liz Isaacson!
Nearly 500 reviews on the individual books!
You'll get FOUR full-length novels, each featuring a Whittaker brother, feel-good sweet romance, and Christmas stories full of heart in this Christmas in Coral Canyon boxed set.
Her Cowboy Billionaire Best Friend: A cowboy returning to his hometown -- and the best friend he left a dozen years before. She's divorced with a child now... can Laney and Graham build a family and find their happily-ever-after?
Her Cowboy Billionaire Boss: A man who's traded his power suits for cowboy boots has feelings for his nanny... can Eli and Meg find love this Christmas?
Her Cowboy Billionaire Boyfriend: A public relations director who moonlights as a cowboy, the woman who dislikes him and his energy ...
Life skills never came easily to Bethany Sawyer as a child. Her struggle to use the fine cutlery at Christmas dinners with her extended family was just one example. Something was always off; she was different somehow, without anyone including herself knowing why. Now an adult, she has learned she is autistic; with insight comes better understanding of past and present.At fourteen, Lucy Penhaligon's autism diagnosis has come much earlier in life than her aunt's did. Not that her life is any easier for it. Her mother won't accept it; Lucy must simply try harder to integrate. If only people would believe she's trying her hardest just to navigate each day. If only the bullying would stop.Can Bethany preserve her wellbeing and help others too when society remains incompatible with how her brain works?And how does the girl she may have glimpsed in the attic fit in?
Real or imagined...
Twenty-one-year-old Daryl Victoria and her fiancé, Dean Fowler, a rookie detective who has been working on a serial killer case that involves the murder of five high school girls, are parked in their car for some frolicking when a carjacking goes wrong. Both are gunned down. Daryl takes a bullet in the face, and as a result of the damage, needs a corneal transplant. Dean has been shot through the lungs. They've been ordered to quit work, heal, and recoup. Dean suffers a nervous breakdown as the murders increase and he is powerless to help, coupled with his guilt of having placed his bride-to-be, Daryl, in harm's way in a seedy little lovers' lane.
Daryl finds out that her transplanted eye is causing what she thinks are hallucinations. She begins to see what she believes are glowing angelic escorts and rancid death stalkers who are following persons of the general populace. When these supernatural beings get too close, the person ...
Possessed by a need to save a beautiful Amazon warrior from the vision he witnessed, Loke snatched her from the midst of the battle between the Third and Fifth realm of the demons, and carried her to his home deep in the black mountains of Hell to protect her. But as the fierce little female awakens, he finds she's anything but grateful, and his dragon instincts roar to life to warn she might be more to him than an enemy -- she might be his fated female.
Anais remembers meeting a handsome warrior in the heat of battle, a man who was her enemy but who looked at her with eyes that held dark heat and wicked promises. When she wakes to find that same dragon shifter has taken her captive, desire is the last thing on her mind, but escaping him to return to Archangel, the hunter organisation she works for, sounds less than appealing when he reveals the reason he took her -- to stop her from dying.
Can Loke protect Anais from the dangers of his realm and how far will he go to save her from ...
My New Year's resolution was to start exercising.
I never expected to meet the men of my dreams.
Yet now that I'm going to Rocky Mountain Fitness every day?
I'm getting sweaty with three of the sexiest guys imaginable.
Finn, the jacked personal trainer whose shorts cling to his muscular body so tightly it leaves nothing to the imagination. He stretches me out before each workout and then spots me while I lift weights, gently touching my body to arrange me in just the right position.
Max, the tall, gorgeous spin instructor with a quick wit and sarcastic smile. He finds new ways to raise my pulse and make me sweat--and only some of them take place on a spin machine.
Brody, the handsome gym member with crystal-blue eyes and a body covered with lean muscle, flirts with me every time we cross paths. But we're competing against each other in the gym's quarterly points contest, and he has discovered a scintillating new way of distracting me...
My three dedicated athletes find unique ...
A great nation is at war with itself.
A young and penniless boy - Johnny Madigan - lies about his age to become a Union Soldier.
But after fighting his way through some of the most brutal conflicts of the American Civil War and surviving terrible wounds Johnny Madigan now faces an even deadlier battlefield.
He must fight on the Home Front.
Johnny has proved himself a skilled spy. His commanders send him back to
to New York to penetrate an underground counterfeiting gang supplying forged US currency to the enemy South.
As he infiltrates the deadly cabal of plotters, he is sent to Canada where a murderous Confederate spy ring is plotting an armed uprising to take over New York City and hold it hostage - and so win the War for the Confederacy.
But in Canada, it is impossible for Johnny to tell which side is which.
Suspected by some of the plotters, he is seduced by the beautiful Letitia - herself a key member of the gang.
Her orders are to expose him.
Johnny's dream is to ...
Genre: History Length: 246 Pages (3,448 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
An elderly Irishman drowns after driving off a coast road in northern Spain. As he was drunk nothing more is thought of it until it emerges that he was the link man between the IRA and ETA, the Basque separatist group. He is known to have control of an arms dump in France from which he supplies ETA terrorists.
MI6 in London are keen to identify and entrap the Irishman's successor and Marion Hurley Brown, who is leading the search, identifies an ageing academic as the IRA man now responsible for the arms. In planning his entrapment she discovers from her opposite number and close friend in Spanish Intelligence that a senior member of ETA, Julieta Ibarra, is prepared to help put a stop to the bloodshed by assisting. But she will only cooperate with the British if she can nominate an independent, respected "referee". Her choice is a retired, widowed, Professor of Gynaecology, Lucien McCulloch, a lover from way back. He is a man in need of an adventure.
As the lives of the these ...
"Dante. An essay. To which is added a translation of De Monarchia" by R. W. Church, Dante Alighieri (translated by F. J. Church). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Genre: Classics Length: 300 Pages (1,958 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
He is the ultimate fighting machine, a cyborg mercenary who has been to hell and back. His tactical skill is second to none. He has been called many things: Mercenary; hero; villain; cyborg; Firebird.
The year is 2137. The world has been devastated by nuclear war. The North American continent has been segregated into numerous territories, each operating under its own form of government. Some are peaceful, while others seek power. All provide steady employment for a mercenary.
The new job was simple: find the target and bring her to the client alive. But in an act of betrayal, his aircraft is shot down. Now, Firebird must fight his way out of a deadly landscape, where hostile gangs travel the roads, monstrous mutations lurk in the forests, and a bloody war rages between a tyrannical regime and a band of freedom fighters.
A series of short humorous stories about the world of pirates, ghosts and zombies by renowned author, screenwriter and playwright, Mark Whipple. Join his characters as they run in with the Grim Reaper, Pirate, Ghosts and even some Zombies pretending to be actors.
This series of short humorous stories is sure to please and has something for everyone.
The best cure for a broken heart is going home.
Charity is a seamstress who can't stop scribbling stories at night. She tries to keep a journal of her life, but she'd rather make things up than write down what actually happened. Who'd want to read about a broken-hearted seamstress, returned from a failed adventure out west? But when she receives a letter asking her to become a mail-order bride, Charity realizes that her story is only just beginning.
Damon is a troubled marshal who can't let go of the past. But when the only thing that matters to him -- his job -- is threatened, he's going to have to step out of his comfort zone, let go of the old ghosts that are holding him back, and open his heart. Unfortunately for Damon, a villain with two pistols trained on him couldn't be more terrifying than that.
Charity and Damon decide that they need rules for their marriage of convenience, so they write them down and they stick to them -- until a ghost from the past comes back to haunt ...
In a post-apocalyptic America where zombies move faster than those of World War Z, Gabi Halldor, a female descendant of Dracula, suffers a radical transformation and ignites the new spark in human evolution.
In this fast-moving, action packed thriller, the female superhero is relentlessly hunted by the government through Commander Wesley Rogers of the US Naval Intelligence. Intent on taking over the country by any means necessary, he collides with the Halldors only to have his Machiavellian plans violently obliterated by a mysterious vampire army.
This is the dawn of a new era in the evolution of humans and vampires are here to stay. Led by Gabi Halldor, this army of crimson vampires have telepathic powers and can beat back the hordes of zombies roaming the land with impunity.
If you want to find out more about this new post-apocalyptic world and the conflict between zombies, humans, and vampires, then pick up your copy today by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page!
Raised in poverty in Missouri, Mac is determined to find a better life for himself and the girl who is still a vague vision in his mind. Work on the Santa Fe Trail, and on a Mississippi River boat give him a start, but the years of Civil War leave him broke and footloose in South Texas. There he discovers more cattle running loose than he ever knew existed. Teaming up with two ex-Federal soldiers, he sets out to gather his wealth, one head at a time.
While gathering and driving Longhorns, Mac and his friends meet an interesting collection of characters, including Margo. Mac and Margo and the crew learn about Longhorns, and life, from hard experience before they eventually head west. Outlaws and harrowing river crossings are just two of the challenges they face along their way.
The Courtenay family is cursed, and doomed to repeat their cycle of despicable acts against their fellow man, all in the name of continuing their lineage. The curse comes in the form of the figure known as the Trickerjack, who serves the Devil to steal souls from the living. The family he was born from are far from normal. Fear, obsession, torture. They all exist as everyday activities for them. For the first time, the short stories that were featured in past releases 'House of Courtenay' and 'Blackgang: The Trickerjack Trail' are brought together to tell the Courtenay origin story from a new perspective, along with three brand-new tales. The backdrop is provided by the story of teenager Zack Charley, whose unquenchable curiosity takes him to a mysterious eerie-looking house above the deary town he lives in, owned and inhabited by one of the last-surviving Courtenay descendants. Once inside, he is taken on a journey he will never forget. And one he will likely never escape from.
This is the story of a narcissist. Author T.C. Strickland is a genius and a psychopath living the good life on Florida's east coast. Since his meteoric rise to literary fame, he's slumped into a self-indulgent, booze-filled existence of debauchery and chaos, and has refused to care who he hurts along the way. With a destructive disposition, and a mob of skeletons in his closet, the only reasonable direction seems to be down for a man who just no longer seems to care.
D.S. Davis's debut novel is an investigation into success and ego seen through the eyes of a talented psychopath. Channeling the ghosts of the Gonzo experience and his broken role models Hemmingway and Bukowski, Davis delivers a somber seaside melody with tragic proportions.
Genre: Literature & Fiction Length: 231 Pages (1,820 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
This eBook edition of "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
Arthur Gordon Pym and Augustus Barnard from the island of Nantucket are best friends, determined to become sailors, and ready for an adventure of their lifetime. Augustus smuggles Pym and Tiger, Pym's faithful dog, on a whaling vessel commanded by Augustus's father that is bound for the southern seas, and their great adventure starts. They will soon have to deal with mutiny, shipwreck, and many other various adventures and misadventures on the way to their final goal - the South Pole.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic, best known for his poetry and short stories of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story.
Genre: Teen & Young Adult Length: 116 Pages (1,794 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Maverick ping-pong champ, Tom Fallows, is sent to the Isle of Wight for the annual all-counties table tennis tournament. He soon discovers that the residents of the island are actually Lizard-People, who not only want to destroy Tom's mind - but also his hopes of winning the tournament!
Is Tom's only hope of defeating the scaly scoundrels - to beat the evil Lizard King in the tournament final?
- From the terrible tale "Zero - Love - Lizard!"
Welcome to the most horrifying reading experience you will ever endure. Prepare to plumb the depths of hell! You will read tales of Mad Scientists, mummified monsters, crumbling old mansions with strange comings and goings, evil lizard people from the Isle of Wight and most horrifying of all - a story set in Southport.
Your nails shall dig into your palms...
Your eyes will bulge...
You'll stop reading and go and watch telly...
You will wish you had never bought this book.
Welcome to Tales to Make your Teeth Twitch
Genre: Literature & Fiction Length: 131 Pages (4,478 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Do you ever wonder what happened to the missing link between ape and man, or what Aliens do to their abductees? Do you worry yourself sick about global conspiracy? Well, worry no more. In this semi-secret biography, the author can explain everything.
The family Robinson are known to officialdom as trailer trash, hillbillies or rednecks. They are not special, in fact they are a nuisance and everybody hates them. This has always been the case, or it was, until the Alien race known in professional circles as 'shape shifting reptilian humanoids,' intent on world domination, changed all that. Discovered by ghastly means, the Aliens identify primordial DNA in the Robinson's biological makeup that can unlock powerful secrets hidden in an ancient, abandoned spaceship. Only the Robinson's can pass the sentinel killer droids that defend the spacecraft, the only problem is, they don't want to.
Drabbledark: An Anthology of Dark Drabbles is an anthology of drabbles, stories of exactly 100 words in length. Within these pages are 101 tales of dark fantasy, horror, and science fiction from 86 new and veteran voices of speculative fiction. This anthology combines both original fiction and reprints, with a majority of original fiction, celebrating the power of micro flash fiction in the form of dark plots and themes.
A boy named Blake learns how to leave his body in order to search for the spirit of his dead mother. One night when he comes home, he discovers that another being has taken over in his absence. For years now, he's watched this impostor live the life that should be his. Then his father remarries, and Blake seeks help from his stepsister, Cathy, who possesses unusual gifts of her own.
Cathy can see things invisible to everybody else. A ghostly child. An abandoned house in the woods. And her new stepbrother's bizarre behavior. Discovering that a young boy's spirit can literally shake loose from his body, she sets forth on a daring quest to restore everything to its proper place. But what she can't see is how they're all connected. And what she can't see could kill her.
Genre: Teen & Young Adult Length: 254 Pages (640 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Florence Radcliffe decided to leave her home and her oppressive parents behind, eight years ago, and finally take her life in her hands. Her first encounter in the small town of Hot Springs was Johnny, who was meant to become one for her closest friends. For the last four years, Flo has been watching him pine for the love of Marian Voorhees, but the moment he comes up with a plan to seduce her, the situation becomes more complicated than ever. She knows she plays with fire, and in an attempt to tame her growing feelings, she will find herself trapped in a painful dilemma. Will she manage to sort everything out without ending up heartbroken?
Johnny Mason has lost his mind ever since he met a young society lady who has shown no sign of liking him back. Blinded by passion and ego, he lures Flo in as his partner in crime to make Marian jealous. However, over the course of his scheme, he will get tangled up in his own trap. Will he find the courage to unfold his complicated feelings? ...
"If you can't give me your heart, then give me your happiness... "
Lady Iris Stephenson has been in unrequited love with a Highlander for years.
When all her efforts fall short, she makes a deal with a Scotsman: he will teach her how to woo a kilted man and in return, she will help him raise funds for his clan. That is until she realizes she just might be in love with him instead.
Desperate to save his people, Laird James Maclean needs to become a gentleman accepted by the English society. So he makes a bargain with an English minx. A bargain that ends up costing him a high price: his own heart .
As they both soon realize, success is not the key to happiness. Especially when their pursuits lead them down different paths: James back to his home country and Iris into the arms of another man. But liars are always ready to take oaths. When Iris gets kidnapped, James has but one choice: save her, and perish.
*Highlander's Indecent Wager is a steamy Scottish historical romance novel of ...
In a totally immersive world where players hunt monsters for money and glory, Walt leads one of the best teams around. Something has gone wrong with the game though. The safeties are off, there is no way out, and the monsters are hunting them. Death inside the game has suddenly become very real. The hunters are now the hunted in this monster packed, thrill ride of all out horror and action.
Pride, greed, wrath, envy, lust, gluttony, and sloth...
Which of the Sins have you committed? Which one will get you first?
The Gory Greed of Gareth Gorr by Kevin S. Hall
A Few Imperfections by Thomas M. Malafarina
Fountain's Wish by Lachelle Redd
It Came: 2020 by Brandon Swarrow
An Alternate Path to Redemption by Greg Bennett
Hell, at the Tele-Art by Danny Campbell
Seeing Green by Sheri Velarde
The Devil's Desire by Jason White
Blood Will Out by Katie Jaarsveld
All Seven by Samie Sands
Ice Man by Steve Thorne
The small town of Brandtville, Pennsylvania is similar to the villages that surround the area. The setting is picturesque with old farmhouses, dirt roads, covered bridges, streams. It's also rich with Native and early American history. What sets it apart is a big secret.
Jenny O'Rourke has been haunted by blurred memories of the town's dark secrets for over twenty years. Brick walls and tight lips have kept her from understanding why she was torn from her home and family in the middle of the night. And why her brother's murder was brushed under the rug. To find the answers, she has to elude two powerful forces standing in her way... an estranged but lurking father and the watchful eyes of the Witness Protection Program. She's about to break the only rule they have in common: Never go home. Jenny finds an opportunity, giving her access to everything she thought she ever wanted to know. What she discovers changes everything and leaves a small town in need of some damage control.
A curse stole one witch's powers, but gave her the ability to speak with animals. Now she helps a hunky police officer and his sassy, lie-detecting canine solve paranormal mysteries. When a bride's murdered on her wedding day, can this team catch the killer?
When former lawyer turned pet psychic, Jolene Hartgrave, is called in to consult on the case of a wedding day tragedy, she's shocked to recognize the murdered bride as someone from her childhood. Jolene vows to tie the knot on the case and to mend her rocky relationship with hunky cop Peter, even as she struggles to confess to him one final secret--her connection to the underground shifter mob boss.
As Peter and Jolene investigate how a girl from the seedy Night Market district came to be killed at her own wedding to the magical island's elite, they uncover political scandals, jealous rivals and country club clashes.
Will Jolene engage justice for a fellow shifter and prove to Peter she's trustworthy? Or will she let a killer ...
In 1870 Abilene is a destination for cowboys, cattlemen, prostitutes and a family of doctors attempting to practice an unorthodox type of medicine learned in Europe, a technique that involves manipulation of the spine to effect cures and ease minor ailments. Acceptance for their ways has been hard to find, and it's made more difficult by the fact that the Corbett family is Irish. The Corbetts have known their fair share of prejudice and do not share the same attitude toward Indians as those they meet in Abilene. Young Maura Corbett is fascinated by the angry, wounded Tasunka Sapa, (Black Horse) brought in by his worried elderly father to have two bullets removed. Eden Corbett is equally fascinated by a beautiful woman in a wheelchair he meets inside a store then learns she is housed inside a brothel. His offer to treat her is rescinded once he learns her address, but his father and sister force him to reconsider, and soon all their lives are changed by the dangerous people and harsh ...
DIY natural body wash and body butters are a great way to save money. They keep your skin feeling soft and silky, as well as being kind to the environment.
Better yet, homemade body wash and body butter recipes are easy to make and good to go in no time at all. You won't undoubtedly need to invest in expensive equipment or ingredients either.
All you may need, depending on the beauty product recipe you want to make, is coconut oil, shea butter, cocoa butter, beeswax, Castile liquid soap, and vitamin E oil. Plus, it's a good idea to have a varied selection of essential oils.
Here are some of the chemical-free DIY best body wash and butter recipes you can make using natural ingredients.
? Bedtime Body Wash for Kids
? Grapefruit and Mint Body Wash
? Ylang Ylang and Calendula Petal Body Wash
? Turmeric Body Wash for Glowing Skin
? Apricot and Black Raspberry Vanilla Body Butter
? Gingerbread Body Butter
? Patchouli and Rose Body Butter
? Shimmering Pearl Body Butter
Are you looking ...
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home Length: 117 Pages (19,931 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
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When Aurora & Joy are invited to attend a dinner party at the estate of Bent River's richest and oldest widow, Hilda Braithwhite, they aren't sure what to expect. Aurora assumes the old woman simply wants to gossip about the recent murder that occurred in town, in which the two young ladies played a major role in solving. Joy, on the other hand, has spent years offering to ghostwrite Hilda's memoir, and is hoping to schmooze enough during their time together to finally get the answer she desires.
But the night goes in a very different direction and, just days later, Aurora finds that she's the one who's been offered a new job: to clean out Hilda Braithwhite's estate after her death.
But death isn't exactly the right word. Aurora thinks murder is more appropriate, and she intends to prove it. But, first, she has to figure out how that little statue of a puppy ties into it all...
Alibis & Arranging is the 2nd book in Nancy McGovern's exciting new ...
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Length: 183 Pages (4,035 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
'His reputation for fast-moving and colourful SF writing is unmatched... ' - Michael Moorcock
From master storyteller E. C. Tubb comes six tantalizing tales of exploration and intrigue.
A heist gone wrong: what started off as stealing a new formula for the control of atomic fission ends in murder. Surely they must have had inside help; someone had given them the guard schedule and a plan of the laboratories. The only substantial clue was that one of the thieves had forgotten to shield his face.
Across his forehead was the dark streak of an indelible brand: the debtor's mark! Private investigator Jim Carter knew that mark well, and it meant he was marked for death...
Other stories in the collection include:
Sleeve of Care
Little Girl Lost
Tomorrow provides six visions of man's future by a master with a sharp eye for human weakness mirrored in the world of tomorrow.
Edwin Charles Tubb was a British writer of science fiction, fantasy and ...
Today, more than ever, good manners mean good business.
Your character reflects your individuality and your behaviour exhibits your personality.
Business etiquette is about building relationships with other people. It is not about rules & regulations but is about providing basic social comfort and creating an environment where others feel comfortable and secure, this is possible through better communication. To become a professional at the work place the following are essential:
Be mindful of saying appropriate things at a client meeting.
Don't start discussing business with a client as soon as you step out of the lift. By doing so, you avoid the risk of damaging your reputation.
Never forget to switch off your phone and try not to use any other device just to prove you are a multitasking individual. In fact, in the world of business this is considered bad manners. Concentrate on the meeting and listen to what people are saying.
Business etiquette encourages revealing your positive ...
Genre: Business & Money Length: 103 Pages (551 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
On a remote island with a deadly secret, adventurer Lincoln Monk and his crew confront a billionaire with devastating plans for global supremacy in Tony Reed's bestselling debut novel, Neptune Island.
"Cussler fans will love this." Amazon reviewer
"... a modern, fast-paced Dr. No." Amazon reviewer
"A whole lotta fun!" Amazon reviewer
Ex-cop turned adventurer Lincoln Monk hasn't been to Saipan Island in some time, and for good reason -- he prefers to let old wounds heal. But when he receives an encrypted data drive just days after an old flame dies under mysterious circumstances, he returns searching for answers.
With help from an assorted group of misfits, Lincoln begins to assemble the pieces of Sienna's death as a tropical storm engulfs the Mariana Islands. His investigation leads to secluded Neptune Island controlled by billionaire Jonathan Kane -- CEO of the Neptune Corporation with a vision to change the world.
Now, faced with an army of mercenaries and a jungle of ...
It is 73 A.D. -- after Death, that is. Ninety percent of humanity has been wiped out by a cyclical plague, and rival factions are warring for control of a crumbling civilization.
Somewhere on the crumbling road between the Palisades Enclave in California and the remains of the Chicago Spaceport, a brightly painted wagon rumbles along on the last rubber tires in the world.
Itinerant peddler, part-time magician, and courier service for Earth's last enclaves of scientific knowledge, Mordecai is an unlikely hero. But as Martian colonists send a vaccine to prevent the returning blight, the enclaves grant Mordecai the instructions to apply it. So begins his journey across the plains of the west, in secret and in fear, for all around are those who would be saved should he succeed, and those who would kill him to ensure he fails.
Futurism, medieval magic and the Old West, Pluribus is a delightful inquiry into man's evolving place in the universe and his struggle to keep pace with ...
The media just called you for an interview. This is your chance to reach a much larger audience. Of course, doing it right isn't easy. This book will help prepare you for your interview. It will also help you understand the different types of media in our digital age and how each one is should be handled. This book is a quick read that will make you look and sound better when the media calls!
Genre: Business & Money Length: 128 Pages (678 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Jason Miller slogs through life at minimum wage, content that a safe, but mediocre, existence is the best he can achieve. His plans, or lack thereof, change suddenly when an alien army conscripts him at random. Jason never realized how good things were in the dairy aisle until he views a galaxy in turmoil, teetering at the brink of war, dangling at the end of a very SHORT FUSE.
Wanting only to survive, Jason leaps at his first chance to escape and seeks refuge at the only safe port he can find, a neutral colony located between hostile borders. Things here are not as they seem. Many would-be allies recognize the valuable technology he carries inside his body, and everyone has their own agenda.
Jason begins to understand, too late, the truth surrounding his escape and presence at the colony. Manipulated from the beginning, he now finds himself at the center of the ancient rivalry between Empires. Armed with emerging talents, and a fierce devotion to his own irritability, Jason must ...
The only constant in life is death. For Adrian Dillard, death has become an unwelcome companion. Nine unwelcome companions to be exact. Killed in a tragic train derailment over a century ago, the ghosts of nine children have taken up residence in Adrian's psyche. Using him as a conduit for their incredible abilities, Adrian is put through arduous training to face off against The Nine's ancient enemy Samen, Lord of Evil Spirits. But Adrian knows he isn't being told the full story. Soon, the dead children seem to have other motives, and the appearance of other supernatural creatures calls everything Adrian has learned in to doubt. He must uncover the truth behind it all and try to avoid death while trying.
A Dead Cat is a science fiction tale in the classic, fast-paced, genre-bending, social commentary tradition of Greg Bear and John Scazli with a bit of Chuck Palahniuk thrown in for good measure.
Tom Moore, a PTSD suffering war vet and journalist of dubious success, works in a partnership with a stolen military AI grafted to his eyeballs. Together they live in an affluent world of billionaires, trillionaires, androids, and aliens; only he and his AI live in the poorest, most crime-ridden neighborhood.
Now, needing every job sent his way, and having the inability to not be a doormat for women, Tom takes on a new investigative piece. It is his penchant for imitating doormats that leads his investigation into the surreal, not real, and unreal...
This a fast-moving, edge-of-your-seat, thrill ride written by on of the most exciting new sci-fi talents in years.
Is dinner time with your children frustrating and stressful? Are you making several different meals for your children's varying tastes and moods? Do your children have food sensitivities or dietary restrictions? Would you like to have a fun, interactive and playful dinner time experience? Inspiring and passionate stories of working with children. Get your children involved in cooking and participating in the kitchen based on kid-friendly, healthy, fun recipes. Your children will have fun learning how to cook, gain confidence and become helpers in the kitchen. Children are more likely to eat the food they make themselves, experiment more with foods and learn an important life skill. Healthy, quick, versatile and easy recipes your children can help create. Useful for home cooking, school classes and non-profit programs."Positive exposure and opportunity are incredibly important in healing, especially for kids who have and continually experience trauma. Erin's weekly nutrition class ...
Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner
"... the more conceptual discussion of algorithms is well done, and the story is satisfying and emotionally resonant." -- Kirkus Reviews
My name is Merlin Raj and I live in Sleepy Hollow. Legend has it that a Headless Horseman haunts the town. Usually, I only have to worry about helping my boy, Matthew, to walk at school. But during the spookiest time of year, we'll tackle the scariest creature of all -- big brother.
Will learning conditional logic save this family's Halloween from certain doom?
Appealing to readers of all ages, Merlin Raj and the Drones of Sleepy Hollow is an ILLUSTRATED chapter-book. From artists to astronauts, the jobs of the future will deal with computers. But do kids want to read a coding book? Not as much as dog stories.
With a Computer Science degree and a passion for preparing kids for the future, author D. G. Priya blends technology with animal stories to stimulate a desire to read.Each book in the series introduces a ...
The highly anticipated third novel from one of America's emerging writers. "3 Short Stories" is a testament to the thrilling power of dreams and nightmares. Looking like a book that would only exist within a dream, one is shocked to find dozens of full color photos of visionary, psychedelic art, inkblots, portraits, depictions of spirits, and accounts of shamanic trance practices. Beginning in prehistory, the author discusses the importance of dreams, astral travel, and mystical visions throughout human civilization. He then shifts to the present day and shares intimate and chilling paranormal experiences, and vivid dreams, from his real life. The book is crafted to feel like a dream; there is perhaps no writer better equipped to do that at the moment. Written and edited over the course of six years, these stories, which began as vivid dreams, are a testament to the young author's already considerable skill. Contents:1. Introduction: the human history of dreams 2. Sentimental: A ...
Genre: Horror Length: 224 Pages (57,791 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Most people's in-laws try to make their lives a living hell, but Riley's literally succeeded. Not only did they decide that selling their souls to demons was a good idea, they included Riley and her husband, Daniel, in the deal as well. Riley's life wasn't exactly perfect before, what with her failed writing career and not-so-great marriage. But at least she didn't have to worry about creepy demons trying to snatch her body!
If it wasn't for the help of a demon named Thomas, she probably (most definitely) would have gotten possessed. Thomas, for reasons unknown, takes a shine to Riley, much to her chagrin. But beggars can't be choosers, and if Riley has any hope of stopping the demons plot, she has no choice but to accept this most peculiar alliance. Not that Thomas makes it easy, with his constant winking and cheesy smirks.
To defeat the demons, they enlist the help of a priest named Lanh, who suffers from fainting spells, as well as Riley's instafamous bestie, Andrea. Together, ...
Whether you are a start-up, an LLC, or a sole proprietor, this small business taxes guide is a great book for new and aspiring business owners to tackle small business taxes and pay them on time to avoid fines. This 3 in 1 Taxes for Small Business book will cover the basics, simple methods and advanced and effective methods of taxes for small businesses.
The overall concepts mentioned in this book will help you understand the details of different taxes for small businesses and what all you need to know while filing your taxes and how to deal with federal, state or any other form of tax applicable in a small business.
This book contains:
?The Basics of Tax and Business Structures
?Business Tax and Tax Rate for Small Business
?Costly Tax-Related Mistakes
?Tax Credits, Rates, Tax Coverage and Deductions
?The fundamentals of various types of taxation and proven record-keeping strategies for your small business
?How to address and avoid IRS audit
?Legal strategies on how to cut your ...
Genre: Business & Money Length: 329 Pages (2,452 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
This textbook presents a selection of technical tools in basic math that foster fluency in working with numbers, measured values and algebraic equations. To this end, the textbook promotes the use of technical tools that are efficient and meaningful. Following the main theme of the textbook, we show how the increasing level of complexity of the problems that we, as humans, solve, leads to the need for the many tools and algorithms that are discussed in the textbook.
The textbook caters to the needs of a wide variety of readers. Whether you are someone interested in self-study, a high school, college or university student, a parent, an educator, a scientist, a mathematician, or a linguist, this textbook has something for you and we hope that, after reading this book, it will be one that you will remember.
Genre: Science & Math Length: 690 Pages (8,351 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
This 3 in 1 Bookkeeping and Accounting book will help all set a benchmark for new and old businesses alike in the accounting genre. With all the three topics covered - Basic beginners guide, simple methods and advanced level methods that will be as effective as possible in your accounting and bookkeeping strategies which is a necessity that needs to be applied by a company. You will get plenty of hands-on examples and bookkeeping strategies.
This book will explain you on how to set up, manage and understand the importance of bookkeeping and explain how to use financial books. Bookkeeping is important for the financial wellbeing of any business. If you follow the simple tips given in this book, the entire bookkeeping process will be much more streamlined and efficient for you in the future.
In this book, you're going to learn some really interesting and useful information that is absolutely relevant to you as a business owner who wants to keep clear records of all the on goings in your ...
Genre: Business & Money Length: 345 Pages (3,373 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Bremmar, a mountainous land of steep valleys, rivers, lakes and hidden treason, is moving from its feudal life towards a modern society. These changes do not bring the hoped for harmony or peace to the land that has been ruled by the Boar dynasty for six generations. Princess Aelwen has to traverse these times growing from an insecure teen to a woman resourceful, passionate and commanding.
At eighteen Princess Aelwen of Bremmar was to be married to King Zethar of the Inys Isles. Her brother, Aeron, was murdered and she believed she had to find his killer before becoming Queen.
With her brother's murder resolved she married Zethar and was crowned Queen of Bremmar. Nearly a year later, at nineteen, she is faced with a bigger challenge.
A murderer is on the loose, who is randomly killing people up and down the land of Bremmar. At first the killings are weeks apart but soon the Ghost Killer ramps up the bloodshed. With each murder he employs a greater degree of macabre methods to ...
Genre: Literature & Fiction Length: 289 Pages (2,856 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
"It's like being the heir to a throne. If I don't pick up the mantle, then nobody else will."
As the latest in a 250 year-old line, vampirism has always been normal to Hanna Bernstein. She and her father are the bearers of Die Gift: a collection of unpublished theses detailing the most secret and mysterious condition in history. But even she is unprepared for the twisted world of demons which threatens to swallow her.
When she breaks her family's legacy to save the life of an old friend, she inadvertently catches the attention of a dangerous enemy. Forced to abandon all she knows and go into hiding in Switzerland, Hanna's decisions will matter more than ever before. It will take all her courage and knowledge to protect not only herself, but everyone she loves.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 327 Pages (2,738 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
This is a story of an incredible young woman who believed that she was utterly ordinary and lived in a comfortably familiar world. She has been led to believe she was living in a world without monsters and demons. She knew that world that was not run through with fantastically beautiful and horrific beings. A world that was not riddled with magic, adventure, and infatuating lovely chaos. Lesia Bain, will soon be turned inside out and upside down; she will either swim to insanity or drown in the truth. On this adventure she will learn how important spoken words or a name may be. Lesia will discover that she possesses amazing skills through magic and of course she will fall in love. Will Lesia and her friends escape the darkness that comes for us all or be sucked down into blackness with it? Darkness is coming. Are you ready for him?
Genre: Teen & Young Adult Length: 136 Pages (579 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
BASED ON TRUE EVENTS.
In late February of 1975, a farmer in the town of Moca, Puerto Rico awakes to find his animals dead and completely drained of their blood. For the months that followed farmers all around the island would report strange aerial phenomena and encounters with a creature that would become a legend. Though the matter was investigated by both the Puertorican and U.S. government, the events remain unexplained to this day.
The Green War has ended. Lilah Corlin made sure of that when she lit the world on fire. The cities and towns along the coasts were reduced to ash. Radiation soaked Deadlands fill the middle of what was once a great nation. Queen Corlin rules it all along side the monsters who crawled out of the darkness to guide her as she builds a new world on the backs of people like me. I have been turned into something else, something I no longer recognize when I look in the mirror. They say humans are dying out and what remains is only a shadow of what we once were. The scars along my spine and inside my soul are a reminder of everything I lost to survive. I want to run away and hide, but I cannot abandon my new found family or the man I love. I must force myself to stand tall and now the monsters can see me. After what I have become, I am a monster, I am The Angel of Death. Maybe that's why The Resistance is calling for me to join them. Because, to fight against the monsters who rule over us, we ...
You have to do the things you love, regardless of what you have to do to survive. Jacen has come to understand this fact clearly, after more than 20 years of writing fiction, poetry and philosophy. A philosopher, spiritual teacher, writer, father and husband, this book represents a lifetime of experience distilled down into a concentrated form. Synopsis from the back cover: There is a place we all end up eventually. Alone. Within ourselves. A place where we have to stop and look around and ask ourselves, "Why?" We wonder where we are going, where we have been and if there is really a point to it all. Of course, there is. The point is the journey. Each step its own destination. We're all lost in this world, feeling alone, and struggling with pain that we think isolates us from the rest of the world. It's time to begin the process of waking up. The first step is awareness. The realization that you're not alone, and you never have been. The world is not out to get you. The world is ours ...
Growing up, Stella Raiker had heard the stories of the savage Pagan witches on the neighboring island of Wysteria.
Fearsome tales of a people who feast on the remains of the fallen and sacrifice the weak to their ancient, heathen deities. Now, as she runs in fear of her own life from her devout homeland on the nearby island of Arcadia, she will soon find out if the stories she grew up with were true. Plunging into the churning ocean waters to escape her fate, Stella slips beneath the waves, unable to fight the currents of an ocean swelled by a dying world.
Pulled from the icy waters by a mysterious stranger, Stella finds that her once simple life is now anything but. She comes face to face with a deity known as The Mother and her consort, a creature with cloven hooves and antlers not unlike the villain from a story she knew all too well. She is given a choice: die, or help the mysterious stranger fight Wysteria's tyrant queen, who would rather kill her only son than see her kingdom ...
Ranbir Mithal is the CEO of the Mithal Corporation. He is your typical cold hearted and ruthless businessman Who didn't care about anything or anyone and always got what he wanted. Except for one thing he wanted the most, the love of his life. One phone call turned his entire world upside down for good or at least that's what he believed.
Sapna had got her heart crushed by the last person she had ever expected. Leaving her with nothing but a broken heart and two beautiful twin boys. Now five years after leaving her past behind she had finally moved on and was living a perfect life with her kids. But everything changes when her past comes knocking at her door.
"I am NPC69."
"Welcome to NPC World Online. I will be your guide on this adventure, oh mighty hero."
"What storyline are you in charge of?"
"The Greater Demon God."
"But hero, please don't expect much out of this story as it is among the most generic of the ones you can play through. It is so generic that you will forget everything about it by the end."
NPC World Online, the VR game that hit the world by storm with its seemingly infinite storylines. Each player is assigned a guide NPC when they first begin their randomly selected storyline. Heroes can take on this journey in single player mode or enable the MMO option on their world at any point. It is entirely up to the hero to decide. They can even immediately reroll for different storylines if they desire.
After completing a storyline, heroes can opt for new game plus where they are transported to another world with a unique storyline and new guide. Heroes can even carry over everything from the previous worlds they cleared. ...
A cross between "Girls Gone Wild" and "Clash of the Titans", cosmic sparks fly when, in a bid to usurp Zeus, Aphrodite, Athena and Medusa invade a Big Ten college campus during football season, and trigger the birth of Taidon - the colossal (New) King of the Monsters!!
Bremmar, a mountainous land of steep valleys, rivers, lakes and hidden treason, is moving from its feudal life towards a modern society. These changes do not bring the hoped for harmony or peace to the land that has been ruled by the Boar dynasty for six generations. Princess Aelwen has to traverse these times growing from an insecure teen to a woman resourceful, passionate and commanding.
Young, naïve, impulsive, a Princess.
She has everything. Until she is raped!
Alone in her despair, feeling hopeless and unloved, she is forced by the Dukes to choose a husband and quickly.
What does this mean for her future?
When her brother is murdered all their plans to rule Bremmar together end. Then her father dies. Grief leaves her numb. Now heir to the throne she is plunged into a power struggle between thieves, cousins, dukes, knights and a king.
They all want her throne.
Plagued with self-doubt, her immaturity leads her to think she must prove her right to the kingdom by finding her ...
Genre: Literature & Fiction Length: 246 Pages (1,178 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Things aren't going at all like Wilhelmina had planned...
Showing up at her significant other's office to surprise him with a romantic getaway for two, she finds herself on the receiving end of one, instead.
Hurt, betrayed, pissed off and single Wilhelmina decides to take the trip alone, have her own holiday for one.
Things go from bad to worse for Mina when her ex shows thinking to reconcile, but can't take no for an answer. In the midst of all this, something large, white, hairy and completely Abominable drops in uninvited. The beast had decided to settle their dispute itself.
Noting something of worth in the feisty, hot-tempered woman, the creature steals off with her, heading deep into the woods with his prize.
Wilhelmina soon finds herself in the middle of a primitive looking camp of snowy white creatures, on some kind of alternate plane, realizing quickly that she's just unwillingly participated in some kind of bridal hunt.
Is Wilhelmina fated to be an Abominable snow ...
Are you looking to have a fun-filled family game that gets everyone thinking hard and laughing even harder? color>
With this book, the options are limitless...
This "Would you rather" gamebook, packed with over 800... hilarious questions, challenging choices, and engaging comical handwritten illustrations on every page that will be a perfect solution for your kids, family game nights, parties, long car rides, and on every other occasion when you need a fun game to play.
Perhaps you're wanting to get to know your kids and loved ones better, or maybe a gift book idea for the birthday party, holiday season and on a special occasion for kids.
These questions will help you learn so much about the people you love, know them well and keep you, your friends and family cracking up and guaranteed to make everyone roll on the floor laughing out loud!
• Over 800 clean, challenging and hilarious questions tailored specifically for kids, their friends and families.
• It will keep ...
Genre: Arts & Photography Length: 117 Pages (2,065 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
All he wants is the taste that her lips allow...
Unrequited love for her brother's best friend is all Lady Margaret Whitfield has ever known. With her father's death sinking her into depression, his daily visits only push her further into despair.
Philip Winston, second son of the Earl of Camden, knows that the woman he loves only has eyes for another man. With only a few days left before he must leave with the Navy, he finds himself on a different mission: mending Margaret's broken heart.
On the path to happiness, Margaret and Phillip finally see their dreams take shape in the form of each other. Until the man she used to be in love with suddenly declares his affection. Following a paper trail of sinister letters that haunt his nights, Phillip finds himself in a familiar place. A sinister ghost of the past will make sure that all will pay for the mistakes of one...
*If you like a realistic yet steamy depiction of the Regency and Victorian era, then Indecent Desires of a Proper ...
Something is haunting the corridors of Legion Hospital. Something that forces you to confront your past. Before it removes your eyes. When Christian receives an unexpected phone call, his previously quiet life is suddenly thrown into crisis. The caller is someone from Christian's past. The caller brings Christian devastating news. The caller begs Christian to come quickly... to Legion Hospital... before it's too late. Christian doesn't hesitate. Leaving everything behind, his job, his home, his wife, Christian departs for Legion Hospital, an action that he will soon come to regret. In Legion Hospital, Christian encounters the ghosts of his past, faces up to the things he has done, and sees a horrifying secret revealed. And then the nightmare really begins... A terrifying story of retribution and revenge.
Enter the Underworld of Chicago.
Detective Danny Mancini is on a case, following a murder suspect. When he catches him, he finds out that the perp isn't even human: he's a two hundred-year-old rogue vampire.
The Captain doesn't believe him, and puts him on early retirement, despite his many years of service to the Chicago Police Department, which sends him into a downward spiral.
Two years later, Danny gets an invitation from the beautiful, mysterious, and slightly unsettling Special Agent Angelica Cross to join a secret branch of the FBI to help her track down Vincent, the wayward vamp.
But renegade werewolves, meddling immortal witches, and Danny's strange visions of a life lived a century ago with Angelica make things more difficult than it should be.
Cherish Roberts-Jones is living the life she's always dreamed of. The perfect little family in her own little fairy tale -- that is up until tragedy hit her doorstep. With a spiral of events changing her life for the worst, she's blinded by the element of surprise. Just when Cherish thought things couldn't get any worst, she bumps into Magic. Will Magic be what Cherish needs to turn things around, or will this be the final blow she takes?
Donte Jones, a man living the American Dream until his greed takes over. Karma has a way of humbling Donte. Faced with an unexpected life changing event that occurs, he's forced to depend on the one person he hurt the most -- not wanting to go down that road. Will Donte put his pride aside, or will he repeat his past mistakes?
Trisha Taylor is living her best life -- one day at a time with no regrets. Things come to a halt when she's forced to be there for her best friend, Cherish, during her time of need. Being consumed in too many things at once, ...
Genre: African American Length: 194 Pages (1,182 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
A Second Chance at First Love.
It's been over a decade since tragedy ripped us apart.
We were just teens, but I never got to tell her I loved her.
Now I'm back in town, and Khloe doesn't want to see me.
Seconds after I walk into her work
I feel the same hot rush of longing I did all those years ago.
I still want her.
But there are secrets in the way.
I'm not the boy I was.
I'm a broken man with demons that chased me back from the Marines.
She's still hurt that I broke my promise.
There's no room in her life for me now.
But this attraction won't be ignored.
Her lush mouth, her touch, they bring light to my dark corners
But my secrets, my past, threaten to scare her off.
I don't know if she can handle what I've become.
I do know I can't stand to lose her again.
Not when I'd do anything to keep her.
Dating My Best Friend is a full-length romance filled of forbidden desires, all wrapped up with a beautiful and sweet HEA sure to make your heart soar! This book is part of the Forbidden ...
As the wild child of the family, Bellani Maxwell isn't interested in settling down. Between a fledgling party crashing business, teaching self-defense at a martial arts studio, and hitting the bar every night, she has her hands full. She doesn't need the added responsibility or commitment of a relationship.
Hockey star Cedric Pederson has all the puck bunnies he could ever want, but a chance encounter eighteen months ago leaves him with eyes only for the gorgeous, free-spirited Bella. Too bad she isn't interested in what Cedric has to offer beyond frequent hookups, and he's grown tired of their on-again, off-again non-relationship. He wants to be all-in or all-out.
When a brutal attack leaves Bella in need of comfort, protection, and healing, the only person she wants is Cedric. But once she's living in his condo, Bella is confronted with a decision she's been avoiding -- can she finally commit to Cedric, or will she let him go one last time?
CONTENT WARNING: Contain graphic and ...
Leader's Corner: The classic story
A scintillating story of a boy who goes through the rocky patches of life, why? GET ANSWERS. His life goes full circle with his ACTUAL BIRTH-THE BIRTH OF A LEADER. In the leader's birth, his dreams and passions make him realize his previous births, that of A BIRD, A PRIEST, OXEN, A WARRIOR, and A FEW OTHERS. The story brings the boy to the world of incredible teachings and immaculate power to lead his present life with GRAND SUCCESS.
"Being to LEADER'S CORNER will help all ENTREPRENEURS CEOs, TECH-OWNERS, INDUSTRIALISTS, SENIOR, MIDDLE, and NEW MANAGERS to have better command over work, situations, people, and networks." MANAGEMENT STUDENTS, YOUNGSTERS, and all FORWARD-LOOKING people with zeal and inclination to grow and succeed will have immense learning on BUILDING CAREERS, better preparation, and facing the world with courage and determination for attaining SUCCESSFUL LEADERSHIP POSITIONS.
This useful and powerful book on leadership, set in a ...
Two hearts. One snowstorm. A second chance at love.
Swirling snow may have stranded me at this tiny airport in the middle of nowhere on Christmas Eve, but it has nothing on the storm raging inside me when he walks into the terminal.
My first love and the man who shattered my world.
I thought I locked my feelings for him safely away in the past, but one look is all it takes for me to drown in his icy blue eyes again.
So much time has passed.
I'm no longer that naïve teenager standing on a beach, wishing the boy would choose me.
Now, I'm hiding a secret that could unravel both our lives.
The emergency landing in Nowheresville is more than an inconvenience.
It's a disaster.
The annual family holiday party in NYC was my chance to make the statement I've been
dreaming of for so long.
Now, all my best laid plans will have to wait until I can get out of here and back to civilization.
Nothing can salvage this day.
Yet seeing Penelope Barnes ...
"Ever since that day I had stumbled upon the old shack and the hermit everything was different. Everyone I interacted with somehow received immediate justice for the way they treated me. A chill shot up my spine. This is real. This is really happening to me. This is the power that was locked inside of me."
Rylee has an unusual gift. It brings good luck to those who are kind to her and misfortune to those who are not -- at least, that's what the crazy woman in the woods tells her. Rylee doesn't believe it at first, until strange coincidences start happening to her classmates and friends. When her mother suddenly becomes sick, she finally realizes that her gift may not be a matter of luck -- but of life and death.
When Rylee encounters a mysterious old woman in the woods, she has no idea that her entire life is about to change. All of a sudden, strange coincidences start happening all around her, bringing good luck to those who are kind to her and misfortune to those who are not. But ...
Adelita Corazón knows her secret ability can't remain hidden forever, but when a rebel faction hunts her down, everything she thought she could handle goes up in flames.
When three men from a warrior tribe collide with her attackers, it's all Adelita can do to hold on to her secret, and what's left of her heart. There are many things the warriors are known for, but kindness isn't one of them. Yet the longer they travel together, the more Adelita realizes there's more to them than muscle and magic... and more to her than her secret.
When her abilities come to light, Adelita isn't sure if the guys can offer a safe place to hide, or if the trouble they bring might be worse than a life without their protection. Though she knows she has to leave them, her heart tells her to stay...
... Even if it means certain death.
If you like Veronica Roth, Bella Forrest, and first kisses with a bit of sweetness and scandal, you'll love this urban fantasy romance series with a dystopian edge. ...
She needed a fresh start...
ICU Nurse Sadie Montgomery moved to New Orleans after her entire world fell apart. The idea was borne of desperation as she sank deeper into a depression so deep and dark, she had stopped feeling. But it wasn't until she crossed paths with Ram that she finally felt a spark of life return. The only problem is, she doesn't want to be dependent upon anyone. The pain of losing it all is still too fresh. Not to mention, in Ram's world, the women submit themselves body and soul.
He wasn't looking for love... ?
Former Army Ranger, Ramsey O'Malley, is not looking for a long-term commitment from a woman beyond a scene or two at Club Underworld. He doesn't have the time nor the inclination to begin something he cannot finish, not as a single dad with a thriving psychology practice. Except, he is drawn to his newest patient. She's forbidden, like the apple in the garden of Eden, and all he wants to do it take a bite.
But they could not deny their desire... ...
Genre: Romance Length: 274 Pages (690 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
Have you ever thought that a diet could be the solution to your health issues? Have you been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, and you are convinced that you will not be able to enjoy delicious meals from now on?
Well, stop looking elsewhere for the solution; you can easily find it in this book!
If your research has brought you here, it is probably because you have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease; believe me when I tell you that I know what it means. But do not despair! By following a specific food program correctly, you will be able to limit the disease's progression and avoid more severe issues, such as long-term dialysis. This kind of condition is widespread among adults, even though many of them don't know that they are affected by it because they don't notice the first symptoms, and, when they do, it is too late. This is why it is essential to be aware of what these symptoms are and be able to recognize them to receive the most suitable treatment.
Here is ...
With the grit of Pepper Winters, and the club strength of Nina Levine comes the harsh reality of the Broken Bows and their 1% club.
My life is about to get truly complicated.
The President tasked me with holding onto a hostage from a rival club. Now normally I don't find it difficult to follow orders, and I'm not one to shirk a responsibility of the club, but this one is a walking nightmare.
What started out as a simple job of gather the intel and move on, has twisted our fates together.
Oubliette's more than I bargained for. She's tougher than she looks and sexier then sin.
If it's the last thing I do I'll get what I need from her. I promise.
They say one moment in time can adjust our fate. I can't disagree after today.
I had always heard the Broken Bows were ruthless, cruel and without loyalty. Now I've seen it firsthand. Busta has tried every trick in the book. He taunts me, dangling my freedom before me like a carrot, and I'll be damned if I give him the satisfaction of ...
Genre: Action & Adventure Length: 124 Pages (496 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 28th, 2020
"Baby Mine" by Margaret Mayo. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Genre: Literature & Fiction Length: 114 Pages (1,742 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 27th, 2020
May has lived with her protective brother Charlie since her parent's passing. When her brother is betrayed by the young woman he's courting, he decides to leave their hometown and his broken heart behind. At first, May is skeptical about the move, but when she meets a handsome stranger, she feels much more confident about this unexpected change in their lives. But as she becomes smitten with him, will she be able to keep herself from harm when danger lurks?
Wesley and his brother have always been loners and there is a good reason for that; Wesley's brother has gotten on the wrong side of the law more than once. Nevertheless, Wesley has finally managed to settle down with his own blacksmith shop in a new town. When he helps a beautiful young woman in trouble, he never could have imagined the change she would bring to his life. Will his dangerous secrets jeopardize their budding relationship, costing him his only chance of true love?
When an enemy from the past surfaces and targets ...
From #1 NYT Bestseller Lauren Blakely comes a sexy, forbidden MM romance novella about a rock star and a bodyguard!
There's one thing I need in my life right now and one thing only -- a new job.
So I'm stoked when I land a dream gig as a bodyguard for a rock star.
But there's definitely one thing I do not need at all -- a complication.
Like being wildly attracted to the guy who just hired me.
So I vow to do everything I can to deny the intense attraction for the man I'm sworn to protect.
All I have to do is ignore it. Eventually it'll go away, right?
But that's not what happens one night after a concert...
MAYBE THIS TIME is a prequel novella about how Stone and Jackson meet and it leads into their full-length novel ONE TIME ONLY. You don't have to read MAYBE THIS TIME to enjoy ONE TIME ONLY, but you'll likely enjoy this story before the story!
Genre: Romance Length: 125 Pages (1,584 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 27th, 2020
The old west is brought back to life in this must-have collection of western adventures by bestselling author John Russell Fearn.
When Brad Morrison stops by the Yellow Nugget saloon, he seems like just another prospector looking for gold.
But for a simple man, Brad sure finds a lot trouble for himself.
Getting on the bad side of Black Joe, who all but runs the town, is a mistake.
Getting on the good side of Joe's beautiful fiancée, Betty Tarrant, is even worse.
But with the prospect of gold up for grabs, Brad isn't going anywhere...
YELLOW GULCH LAW
Jess Burton and his sidekick Shorty Pearson ride into Yellow Gulch, desperate to find work after months on the road.
They enlist into Wilton de Brock's company, even though the pay is bad and de Brock's reputation even worse.
Only a day into the job, Burton realises the extent of what he has signed up for. But with de Brock having a firm grip on not just the work camp, but the whole of Yellow Gulch, escape ...
Beware the Mirror King!
The bogeyman of Mount Acaelum. Legends claim he sends his Ice Trolls to take children in the night. Some of the Taken return with a bagful of coins and no memory of what transpired.
Some are never heard from again.
Wolf-shifter Sterling will do anything to protect his pack. Even seek out the dangerous Mirror King on his own. No matter the cost.
And he's certain Zemyra the Weaver holds the key to finding the ruthless madman.
Myra was one of the Taken. An ordeal that irrevocably changed her. But she's put the ordeal behind her. Now, she's content to live as a recluse on the edge of civilization and lose herself in her craft.
She has no intention of answering Sterling's questions. Because sharing the truth of that night might unleash a dangerous secret that would destroy her hard-won peace.
But an early snowstorm, a shared cottage, and unexpected revelations draw them inexorably closer. And lead them toward a dangerous confrontation with the Mirror King.
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales Length: 219 Pages (4,315 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 27th, 2020