She is a wizard. He is a normal human. She knows that these sweet moments will soon be just a dream.
Iman has respected and obeyed her grandfather Charles and his teachings all through her young life. For this reason, Charles trusts her to always be responsible and keep the wizard code of conduct close to her heart, especially the ruling whereby a wizard can never fall in love with an ordinary human. He even gifts her a magical red diamond to keep all humans away from her.
But Troy is so irresistible. This science nerd is the ...
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A storm is brewing in Cochise County...
Since he was nine years old, Chris Ranson has lived south of the Rio Grande, in Mexico.
Before, his family lived up in Cochise County, on the ranch of Chris' grandfather, Jim Ranson.
A hard, stolid man, Jim Ranson had little in the way of friends, but was well respected by both ranchers and townsfolk. But it seemed he and Chris' late father didn't see eye-to-eye.
Now, years later and with a reputation of a gambler just like his father, Chris is mysteriously summoned to Memphis.
To his ...
It never occurred to Meghan Casey that she would be the key to helping four wolf shifters save Christmas.
Santa is missing, and reporter Meghan Casey heads to the North Pole to investigate the big guy's disappearance.
When she reaches the winter wonderland, she meets four strapping members of Santa's special guard.
And while they don't think they need her assistance, Meghan insists on joining the search for their boss.
Each of the four men tempts her in his own way, but after being cheated on by her former fiancé, Meghan isn't ...
This carefully edited Jean-Jacques Rousseau collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
Table of Contents:
Emile, or On Education
New Heloise (An Excerpt)
The Social Contract
Discourse on the Origin of Inequality Among Men
Discourse on the Arts and Sciences
A Discourse on Political Economy
Criticism on Rousseau
Rousseau and Romanticism (Irving Babbitt)
Hannah's having a bad day. Her friends have ditched her, and she's stuck going on a tour of Hearst Castle. And she ends up seated next to a muscle-bound, dangerous-looking man dressed all in black, with pearly-white skin and silver eyes.
Heriot is an assassin known for his one hundred percent kill rate... and his grim disposition. He's all work and no fun, according to his brother and partner, Jadzion. And he's all business as he tracks down his latest target on some filthy backwater planet called Earth. He's got two diurnal cycles ...
Have you ever wondered how evil began? Or why God gave angels the free will to reject Him? This prequel to the Angelic Wars series, Into the Mind of Lucifer, is a small window into Rick E. Norris's creation of interactive musical novels where characters sing when the reader activates a link. Into the Mind of Lucifer is the background story of why Lucifer rebelled against God. This prequel is the start of the epic story of the internal struggles and external battles among the angels for the control of Heaven. This introduction, like ...
Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "AMELIA BUTTERWORTH - Complete Mystery Series". This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
Amelia Butterworth, the prototype for Miss Marple, Miss Silver and other creations. Anna Katharine Green is credited with shaping detective fiction into its classic form, and developing the series detective.
Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and ...
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"Melting in the Sun" is a memoir by science-fiction writer William Barton, cast in the form of short-stories, and one novella. Readers familiar with his work will find things they recognize here, told against the background of their own lives, rather than flung out among the allegorical stars of literary fantasy. If none of you have ever been where the man in these stories finds himself, maybe you've led a charmed life. Or maybe his life was charmed and yours the more instructive. One way to find out...
Deep inside the neutral zone...
... something impossible waits.
Is it a trap, a solution, or pretense for war?
A once promising officer, Lt. Commander Faith Benson's career has stalled. A posting aboard the search-and-rescue starship Pandora told her all she needed to know: There will be no further advancement.
How could she make the best of it?
Then comes the S.O.S.
The signal takes the Pandora dangerously close to enemy space, but that's their job. Still, this rescue isn't like the others. Faith knows that one wrong move, ...
This eBook edition of "Faust" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Faust is Goethe's magnum opus and considered by many to be one of the greatest works of German literature. The story takes place in multiple settings, the first of which is heaven. Mephistopheles makes a bet with God - he says that he can lure God's favorite human being - Faust, who is striving to learn everything that can be known, away from righteous pursuits. Faust makes an arrangement with the devil - the ...
Genre: Drama & Plays
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Adam Bede (1859)
The Lifted Veil (1859)
The Mill on the Floss (1860)
Silas Marner (1861)
Brother Jacob (1864)
Felix Holt, the Radical (1866)
Daniel Deronda (1876)
Mary Ann Evans (1819 - 1880), better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist and translator. She was one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. Her ...
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Fantômas is a criminal genius, known by many nicknames, such as "the "master of everything and everyone," the "torturer" or the "elusive", whose face and true identity remain unknown. A ruthless criminal, he won't hesitate to torture and kill to achieve his goals. He is being obsessively pursued by Juve, an inspector in the Sûreté of Paris and the sworn archenemy of Fantômas. The ...
First you die. Then you thirst. After losing his wife, two consecutive jobs, and most of his dignity, James Waters agrees to repair a neglected house high in the Colorado Rockies. It is an opportunity to get back on his feet and make things right with himself and his daughter. But the house is infested by rats. And secrets. Long dead secrets that are tied to a recent plague outbreak... and horrors much older -- and much worse -- than that.
When civilization ends, the struggle for power begins
Since the Collapse, there's no such thing as "family" anymore. Now people's lives are structured into "corporations" -- groups of people who have been forced together without their consent.
Everything must be done for "the greater good" -- that is, those at the top. As the architects of the system, they have total control over everyone inside it.
Arriving at her new corporation in West Hills, Addyson assumes her post is a promotion. Yet she soon discovers it's nothing of the ...
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Comprising the first three books in the Detective Chief Inspector John Blizzard series: THE LONG DEAD, STRANGE LITTLE GIRL and THE RAILWAY MAN.
THE LONG DEAD
When a routine archaeological dig turns up bodies on the site of a WWII prisoner of war camp, it should be an open and shut case for detective John Blizzard. But forensics discover one of the deaths is more recent and the force have a murder investigation on ...
If you like dark and compelling crime thrillers, then you'll love the acclaimed DCI Yorke series.
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Book 1: One Last Prayer for the Rays.
The disappearance of a young boy. An investigation paved with depravity and death. Can DCI Michael Yorke survive with his body and soul ...
"Second Book of Tales" by Eugene Field. 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.
Millennia ago, they ruled the Carpathian Mountains, and everything around them. Life was good... until it wasn't. Now, these two brothers will burn the world apart in a dangerous game of sibling rivalry. Unless the women destined for them can rein their anger in, and fix what was broken long ago.
He's trying to save the world... and she's saving him.
Family can be a pain in the ass. Even more so when the only blood relative I have left is a brother intent on destroying the world as punishment for a millennia of ...
The William's family left their home and farm to venture west where land was practically free. They hoped to start their farm without the burden of a large mortgage to eat up all their profit. The journey was difficult, but they were almost there.
Annie learned that sometimes God had different plans when she found herself relying on strangers to help her move forward.
Clarice Cranberry is a school teacher in a small Vermont town. Though several of her students are struggling with the basics, she feels she will be able to break through to them if she is consistent with her methods.
But when the leader of the school board fires her, Clarice knows she has to figure out something else, and fast. Out of desperation, she decides to answer an ad as a mail order bride, and ends up in the Dakota Territory.
The house is beyond anything she could ever imagine, but her groom-to-be is quiet and reserved. ...
Nya is a single mother of one teenage daughter who moves to Dallas, Texas in order to not only create a better life for her daughter, but also to start her dream job as a book editor. Harold, a CEO of a well-renowned published company in Dallas, Texas which he inherited from his father. Unexpectedly, Nya and Harold cross paths, and begin a love affair that sends them through several trials and tribulations. Each one bringing them closer together, but yet still so far apart. Nothing would ever prepare them for the ups and downs they ...
In 1978, the Dallas Cowboys were Superbowl champions, the Bee Gees were the biggest thing in pop music, Johnny Carson ruled late night television and stories began circulating about a large, roving, white-eyed ape-human in the remote reaches of the Au Train woods on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Easy for people outside the perimeter to dismiss, but for those battered by the encounter, it would be was something they would never forget and find difficult to discuss. Some of the long-time locals already knew about the wild ...
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Sherlock Holmes is long retired from his profession of detective but is still alive and well, albeit suffering from a touch of rheumatism. However, Dr. Watson doesn't allow us to forget Sherlock and shares few more adventures and detective cases. His Last Bow: Some Later Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of eight stories:
The Cardboard Box
The Red Circle
New York. Hello everyone, my name is Jack and I'm a three and a half year old Jack Russell terrier. I'm a small dog, less than a foot tall at the withers. I'm in great shape in my 11 lb and my coat is smooth as well as waterproof. I'm mostly white with brown biscuit spots on the muzzle, on the left side of the neck, on the belly, on the butt and on the tail. My owners called me Jack, not because I come from the Jack Russell breed, but to pay homage to a crazy protagonist of one of their favorite cult films: "Big trouble ...
As the engines started, accompanied by the fasten seat belt sign, Deb felt her skin crawl with immobilizing fear. She was in a life or death situation: either get off the plane or die in her brand-new Gucci stilettos. Deb couldn't get on a plane for love that day, but she could do it twenty years later for money. Money was worth dying for.
Fast forward twenty years with sisters Deb and Becky, waiting to board a Boeing 737 to Louisiana at Reagan International airport with Deb in a pair of four-inch diamante Gucci stilettos and a ...
The author takes you on a journey through stories filled with emotional drama, dangerous and life threatening situations. Each account provides readers with a fresh perspective of life as a youth dealing with traumatic experiences.
Each poem takes you through a day or a moment of in the life of a child that had to learn to navigate, protect and grow up at pace that he was not ready for.
"Bombarded by police mid day looking to find incriminating evidence, " What do you think happens?
Learning that another man is moving into the ...
"A Walk In The Chi" is a coming of age tale about young teenagers battling morals, family structure, ego, and peer pressure. A relatable story of everyday coincidence, struggles to do the right thing, and real life moments that happen all too often.
Summer time in Chicago can be unforgiving. Everyday, kids go outside to play and socialize, not knowing what they may come across and what it could lead to. During one of their walks around their Southside neighborhood, Che Matters and his best friend, J Jax, stumble upon a gun and some ...
Genre: African American
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Becky Tibbs has decided to take a vacation.
For the first time in six years.
For the first time since she became a medium with the vocation of helping ghosts with their unfinished business, whatever it may be.
And, for the first time since taking over the ownership of her late parents' antique store in the River Arts District.
Becky Tibbs is closing the store and taking a much-needed and well-deserved break that has nothing to do with ghosts and everything to do with being in love.
This is the sixth book in the Becky Tibbs cozy ...
He's betrothed... but not to the woman who holds his heart
She's hiding from the past...
Hoping to put the shame of her father's disgrace behind her, Jessica Brentwood is determined to be the epitome of decorum and propriety her first London Season. All is well until she's discovered naked in the arms of a notorious rake, Crispin, the wicked Duke of Bainbridge.
Though thoroughly compromised -- through no fault of her own -- Jessica refuses the enigmatic nobleman's obligatory marriage proposal. She'd rather face certain scorn and ...
From bestselling romantic comedy author Melissa Baldwin comes the road trip of a lifetime!
Successful Manhattan accountant Stacy Brown is shocked when her almost perfect life unexpectedly crumbles around her. Blindsided by her husband when he serves her with divorce papers and tossed aside by the women she considered her best friends, devastation and depression hit her hard. But when her mother sends her an old photograph of her and two childhood friends, Candace and Olivia, it fuels a desire in Stacy to find that person she once ...
In the prologue to the Hughes Investigations Series, Caela and Ian discover a pattern.
Cases that seem solitary and random, may well not be.
Still relatively new at the PI job, Caela takes risks she might later regret.
This is the free prologue to the Hughes Investigations series that starts with The Devil Inside.
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Welcome to the world of fame, fortune and donut obsessions!
Celebritah - Fame Is Overrated is the combined stories of a group of up and coming starlets who want nothing more than to share their beautiful art and hearts with all the loving masses around them. While also struggling to deal with the day to day grind of work, personal problems and above all... each other!
Each girl is as different as day and night; from the positive Sophie who's always brimming with joy and laughter to the maniacal Amy Dunkelheit who will stop at ...
Truth be told, in his ongoing battle with the Threetrees Cleaning Company, Mr. Gitting, couldn't be doing more badly if he tried. Except it turns out that he could...
The terrible fact is, Mrs. Threetrees and her little yellow van are having an effect across the neighbourhood that is nothing short of catastrophic - and only getting worse!
Last man standing in a world he barely recognises any more, it can only be a matter of time before they get him too. After all, far bigger, far better men than he, have long since fallen under ...
A body is found at the country club. Who killed one of the owners? Why? His body was found under the fifteen-foot Christmas tree full of blinking lights. Was there a witness?
Where did the white duck come from? Whose pet is it?
Why did someone blow up the managers house? Can Mike and Peter keep him safe from the killer?
Things get complicated and out of hand very quickly. They find a building full of drugs. Where did they come from? Are there more than just drugs problems here?
Lenny gets another tournament. He is ecstatic ...
The end of World War I ushered in the 1920's, which brought a technological boom in the United States, as great strides were being made in the automobile industry as well as cinema, aviation, medicine, and music such as Jazz. However, with the good also came the bad, as crimes such as bank robberies, gambling, drug trafficking, murder, and along with the ratification of the 18th Amendment, Prohibition, corruption, and organized crime.
The port city of Wilmington, North Carolina, was not immune to these problems as a rash of murders ...
Lauren Bailey has been waiting. Waiting to figure out what exactly she wants out of life. Waiting to find out if she's outgrown some of the mistakes she's made in the past... just... waiting.
She waits better than anyone she knows.
She's become a successful business owner surrounded by friends. She's able to donate money to the causes that matter most to her. She does what she wants, when she wants. To anyone looking at her, Lauren has life all figured out.
But she can't fool everyone, and her best friend, veterinarian Jack ...
She's at the mercy of his lips...
London falls into despair when an unknown sickness starts claiming lives.
Lady Jane Curtis realizes she's made the biggest mistake of her life when she convinces her mother to accompany her into town. With her reputation almost in tatters, her fate rests on the shoulders of one very handsome, but very troubled Duke.
Arthur Harris, Duke of Dalwater, has been living in the shadows of his injury ever since he can remember. After suffering from such pain, love seems like a sick joke to him. That is ...
I want her in my bed, but she's off limits. She wants roots for her life and I'm aimless. We should run from each other. Yet nothing is more enticing than the forbidden.
My friends back in New York City think I'm crazy -- quitting my prosperous law firm and taking a year off to roam the bars of Paris, picking up strangers.
After what happened, how could I have stayed? I'm shaken, numb, and the last thing I need is human connection. In between mindless hookups, I just want to be alone.
Or so I thought. Until I met Sophia ...
Winner of Romantic Times Magazine's Reviewers Choice Certificate of Excellence and Winner of Romantic Times K.I.S.S. Hero Award.
In this fast-paced, passionate tale of love, high stakes, and adventure set in the summer of 1805, Maeve Merrick, the notorious Pirate Queen of the Caribbean, cruises the seas in her beautiful schooner Kestrel with her band of women warriors. Burned by the treachery of men and nursing a painful betrayal from her past, Maeve wants for nothing... but when the sea delivers a handsome castaway to her remote ...
In this epic and haunting series a young man's life is forever changed as he embarks on a journey of love, loss and restoration.
Jack has been praised all his life for his extraordinary artistic talent and is rarely seen without his sketchpad. However, in Jack's world art is considered a hobby - men are expected to have jobs that offer security and advancement.
Future responsibilities are far from Jack's thoughts when he travels to London to visit relatives. On the crossing, Jack's drawings astonish a fellow artist, Margaret. ...
Maddie Hiller lives on her father's ranch but has always daydreamed of becoming a famous singer, following her late mother's steps. All these years, her father's strong disagreement has left her feeling alone and hemmed in a miserable fate. However, everything will seem vain when her family is being threatened by dangerous criminals, and she will have to face the hardest dilemma. Luckily enough, she will quickly find an ally on Buck's face who will accompany her to an unbelievable adventure. Will she manage to put her life back on ...
He thought he had nothing left to fight for anymore. Until she became his reason to live...
Finlay has survived the complete annihilation of his clan. Now a broken man, hunted down and desperate, he refuses to stop fighting. His blood boils with the wrath this injustice has spread inside of him.
Isla, a beautiful fierce warrior, has her own demons to face. As the leader of a gypsy Highlander clan, she must fight to keep her people safe and prove worthy of her father's dying wish.
When vicious attacks break out across the ...
Kavita Bhardwaj is an 18-year-old IIT aspirant and a school topper, who backs out from the exam at the last moment and takes the drastic step of not going to college, leaving everyone around her feeling disappointed. In the middle of all the protests and fighting with the parents she figures out that she has PCOD, a condition not very serious, but makes her feel frustrated with all it's symptoms. The illness makes her moods erratic and behaviour annoying so much so that she blames all her life decisions on this one disorder.
But with ...
Raising Draconas / Book Four
By Sara Lindley
For generations the Moon of Veh served the Draconas as their source of wealth and trade for the Draconas Home World. All miners of Veh worked the mines digging out precious metals and jewels to build Dragon Horde and support the economy. Even their Lord worked the mines. All of Veh worked to bring wealth and economic growth and stability to commerce on their home world and their allies.
The present Lord of Veh, Ninnaveh, acquired the title from his father after he ...
A firefighter burned out on romance, a single mom who sparks his interest and ignites their second chance at Love.
After his former relationship goes up in flames, Andrew Buchanan accepts a position as captain of a firehouse near his hometown. Determined to invest time with family and the new community, Andrew lets his brother reel him into coaching a kids' soccer team. The last thing on his mind is romance... until an opportunity presents itself in the form of Bianca Perez.
She's a single mom run ragged, but ready to step back ...
*2018 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards Silver Medalist*
Tiny, yet prospering Benficklin, Texas, wants a clean, respectable town marshal to safeguard their pristine community from the kind of riffraff that turned neighboring Santa Angela into a raucous string of blood-spattered saloons and bawdy sporting houses. Former Texas Ranger Emmett Strong seems to be just the man Benficklin's town fathers are looking for, once they're satisfied that his Chinese wife, Li, is "sufficiently civilized."
Reputations aside, ...
While Homer's existence as a historical person is still a topic of debate, the writings attributed to the name have made their mark not only on Greek history and literature, but upon western civilization itself. Homer's epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, laid the foundation upon which Ancient Greece developed not only its culture, but its societal values, religious beliefs, and practice of warfare as well.
This publication features the Samuel Butler translation, and while it strays from the poetic style reproduced by more well ...
Fans of Robyn Carr's Virgin River series will love this feel-good, small-town romance!
This Christmas, something magical is happening in Sapphire Bay.
Emma loves everything about living in Sapphire Bay. The scenery in the small Montana town is spectacular, her communications business is thriving, and her six-year-old twins are happy. When a Christmas Facebook post goes viral, Emma and her friends are swamped with people asking Santa for help. But it's her twins' Christmas wish that breaks her heart.
Jack Devlin finds missing ...
When Citaria falls under the shadow of a demonic incursion, only a legendary hero can stop them.
For Karian Vanador, though, being resurrected comes with a price. Not only is she in a different time and place, but the world has changed in her absence, and she must face the dark demons of her past once again.
Partnered with allies who would've been her enemies in her past life, she must adapt to this new world and lead these young heroes to fulfill their potential - to stop a civil war being stoked by demonic influences. If they ...
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Sometimes the past comes back with a vengeance...
Claire Meyers knows her twin brother Danny didn't commit suicide. Determined to prove it, she heads to her hometown of Willow Harbor, South Carolina to learn what really happened. Only what she finds is more than she bargained for.
Mason Danver didn't ask to become a vampire. He didn't ask for his soulless marker to seek him out either. All he wants is to help the one girl he's never allowed himself to have figure out what really happened to her brother.
As the mystery ...
A SERVANT blackmailed into becoming a princess's decoy.
A BODYGUARD determined to keep her alive.
A PRINCE forced to execute his father's brutal laws.
A PRISONER used to keep him compliant.
A WORLD on the brink of war.
In one horrible night, Clare goes from kitchen maid to royal decoy. She has three months to become the princess's perfect double so she can ensure her betrothal to an enemy prince. Desperate to survive, Clare throws herself into self-defense training, taught by her distractingly attractive bodyguard. The danger ...
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Magical Maxwell Battles CoronaVirus. Is a story about how six children change the world during the CoronaVirus pandemic. Fifth grader Mateo is stuck at home during the CoronaVirus summer. Young Mateo is given a long-time family gift - a magical gift that can change his life and even change the world. But what will Mateo do with all this magic and power? ALL CHILDREN'S LIVES MATTER!
Genre: Family Life
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Tabitha, adopted daughter of Jordan and Noah, finds herself kidnapped by slave traders and spirited away from her home country of Amare. Beautiful, gentle, and capable, Tabitha, an artist, is determined not to be sold into slavery. The birthmarks on the back of her left shoulder that resemble Etherea's two moons might ensure that she's never purchased, but they might also result in her death.
Arrogant, brilliant, and successful, Alexi is an inventor and businessman who doesn't approve of slavery. Yet, he's compelled to buy Tabitha, ...
Who knew Motherhood would be this hard? Follow Rachel's new journey as a mom. Rachel who was once a beautiful slim nurse at the Fairhope clinic is now a stay-at-home changing multiple diapers a day and washing loads and loads of laundry. She tries her best to be the "ideal" mom and stop being such a mess but no matter what she does, she never feels good enough. Thankfully, along come her mom friends who provide love and support and encourage her along the way. Learn of the many mishaps this mom undergoes her first year as a mom.
Rachel Williams who was once a hot mess mom her first year of motherhood has finally gotten it together and is enjoying this role in her life. Everything couldn't be more perfect until she finds out that she is expecting not one but TWO babies. Will Rachel handle motherhood better this time around?
For years, the faceless terror known as the Hand of Fate has been secretly manipulating the port city of Reyza for her shadowy ends. Those she favors rise in power while those who betray her are never heard from again. When the opportunity to eliminate a powerful dynasty presents itself, the Hand of Fate conspires with a sadistic diplomat who shares the king's bed. Together, they hatch a plan to assassinate their rivals.
The plan is flawless, every variable calculated -- except for one.
On the night that the Hand of Fate's hired ...
Set on the planet Syzegis, in a distant galaxy, Nujran is the spoiled pre-teen son of King Rababi and Queen Roone in the kingdom of Typgar. Enter Maestro Amsibh, a gifted teacher with extraordinary qualities, and the prince's transformation begins.
But, why does he have to leave his sheltered life at the palace and his gorgeous friend Zaarica, with the maestro and two bodyguards? Who are the mysterious Monks of Meirar, and what strange powers do they possess? What motivates Hoanan, the villainous politician, who wants to unseat the ...
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Amelia Smith is a 25-year old workaholic harboring a dark secret
from her violent past. Amelia's sister Jordy dies in a freak accident
when Amelia is only fifteen that changes her life forever. Amelia
decides to bury her past and her dark secret and flee to the city to
begin a new life, but the past won't be so easily forgotten thanks to
her unwelcome psychic abilities.
After receiving the news of her estranged mother's unexplained
death, Amelia leaves the distraction of the city and revisits her
childhood home. Once there, she must ...
This book is Angel Rosen's first collection of poems. These poems contemplate the purpose of life, death and everything in between. This will be the book for you if you find yourself wondering about how much space you take up and why other people may not understand the things about you that make you who you are. These poems come from a place of grief, of curiosity, and the desire to be understood. For every girl who has felt out of place in this world, for every girl who invented her own place to be. How others are describing ...
When you have a name like Kandi Cornne, you're destined to either become a stripper... or own a candy store.
For me? It's the latter. That's right, my name is Kandi and I own a candy store in the quaint New England town of Maple Grove. Which in October? It means three things:
1) Tourists are coming in droves for "leaf-peeping" season
2) My candy store business is booming
3) The sexy pumpkin farmer, Ford Kane is everywhere
Since he harvests pumpkins and I sell candy, Halloween is both of our prime seasons and our businesses often ...
I've got a problem. A big muscly problem, with icy blue eyes, long dark hair, and tight leather pants.
Keryth is the Night Realm king. My father's greatest enemy. And my fated mate.
It isn't easy being a fae princess of the Day Realm. Our kingdom has suffered hardships, but if my father won't approve of the mating bond with Keryth, they'll be putting another body in a casket -- mine. If we're kept apart, we'll both die.
Too bad my father doesn't care about that. His solution is to lock me away forever.
When Keryth comes to rescue ...
Musaicum Books presents to you a carefully created collection of the greatest works of Arthur B. Reeve. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content:
The Craig Kennedy Series
The Dream Doctor
The War Terror
The Social Gangster
The Ear in the Wall
Gold of the Gods
The Exploits of Elaine
The Romance of Elaine
The Soul Scar
The Film Mystery
The Silent Bullet
The Scientific Cracksman
The Bacteriological Detective
The Deadly Tube
The Seismograph ...
Dr. Shane Davis recently moved his family to Jackson, Wyoming after heading the Federal Drug Administration for over a decade. He is trying to heal the wounds of his marriage and bring a sense of normalcy back to their lives. But Washington, D.C. follows the Davis family to the wilds of nearby Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. A pharmaceutical company of questionable ethics has gained Federal rights to bio-prospect microbes from geothermal pools in the area to advance medical science and develop treatments to cure cancer ...
The last thing Ann Beverly expected when she left the home of her rich stepfather to earn her own living was to work as a housekeeper on a farm. But she soon came to love the Yorkshire countryside and was grateful for the kindness of Patrick, her employer.
Ann never dreamed she'd fall in love with Patrick. And Patrick seemed too modest to dream of marrying a "lady"...
Mira Stables is the author of many historical fiction novels, including The Swynden Necklace and Golden Barrier.
My nightmare started the day I woke up covered in someone else's blood. It was the first time, but it wouldn't be the last.
Finding out what's wrong with me means trusting someone who might not have my best interests at heart, but what can I do when he seems to have all the answers?
I probably shouldn't have led him on. I don't think he's being honest about the blood on his own hands. I guess I'll have to dig a little deeper. Let's hope I don't disturb too many skeletons in my wake...
Possession is a paranormal romantic suspense ...
The mysterious death of Edward Mottisfontpulls the lives of David, Mary and Elizabethinto a whirlwind. David, a doctor by profession goes as far as to dishonour his profession for Mary. But the sacrifice comes at a huge cost -- a complete nervous breakdown. Will Mary ever come to realise David's love and sacrifice for her? Will Elizabeth be able to tell him how much she loves him as well? What will happen to David now?
Old Mr. Edward Mottisfont looked over the edge of the sheet at David Blake. "My nephew Edward is most ...
Angie and Chasen have been together for a little over a year. The first six months of their relationship consisted of lie after lie, but she came to love him and stuck it out. However, they say that a woman's intuition is a fool. When Chasen is confronted about his cheating ways with no proof and the fact that he'd rather be a small-time hustler than get a job and help out with bills; she's left to figure out if Chasen is even worth any more of her time.Angie isn't rich, but she can handle her own, which she was doing ...
Alivia has grown detached; from her adoptive family, friends, and love due to a broken past that she would rather keep hidden. But when Lorenzo stumbles into her life she cannot seem to push him away, no matter how hard she tries. She allows him to get closer than any other man before him and slowly, her walls come tumbling down. As Alivia attempts to manage this new way of seeing relationships, she tries to convince her sister (who happens to be the complete opposite of her, when it comes to love) to end a tumultuous relationship. ...
The Norse Gods are dead, well, most of them. That's what rebellious Maine teenager, Ellie LeBlanc, discovered during the summer before 9th grade. Little did she know that skipping a boring summer camp would propel her into an apocalyptic chain of events the Vikings called Ragnarok and that she would be a key player. As an intern on her uncle's archaeological team on the remote Icelandic Island of Grimsey, Ellie, along with her cousin Leif and friend Axel, stumble upon an ancient temple to the Norse Gods. The teens not only discover a ...
Wherever Lauren Malone goes, chaos follows. That is until she ends up imprisoned in an experimental rehabilitation center in rural Missouri. Suffering the consequences of her actions, she must choose between two versions of herself: the facade she has been building for years and the character her new friends insist she is.
Many of us, probably when we were twelve to fourteen-years-old have had a pen pal who was often far from our home. Maybe we met someone our age on vacation or visiting a relative, and we clicked with them. At those insecure early teen ages we wanted someone to talk to who would "understand" our problems. Since they were miles away, it was safe to bare our soul.
That's what happened to the character in the book The Pen Pal. Clarice meets a boy her age while staying a month at a summer camp. He becomes her protector and confidant, ...
A coming-of-age drama about a young woman having to come to terms with family dysfunction, a failed teenage romance she shared with another girl, a guy she meets in France she takes for granted, and her battle with alcoholism. Fiona's outlet in life pertains to her driven artistic nature, for which she exhibits a knack for capturing life brilliantly in the form of sketches, you name it - someday she could go very far with it. However, the one person who ever really got behind her and meant something to her the most felt it best to ...
Genre: Coming of Age
/ Length: 146 Pages (239 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Sep 22nd, 2020
Within this action-packed and terrifying adventure is the idea that the first encounter with an alien species will come with great misunderstanding - on both sides.
Beginning with the murder of the Millan family in the mountains of West Virginia by invisible, hunt-crazed aliens, this is the story of how the surviving members continue their life and death battle against an advanced species. Where do these creatures come from and why would they mindlessly pursue humans as prey. What happens when the FBI and the US military get in the ...
On a murky Tuesday evening in Kansas City, it had just got done raining viciously. You could still smell the fragrance of fresh dew lingering in the air. Back in 1921, Kansas City had a lot of forest & woods before they got cut down to build homes. Ancient legends have been told that within the city lies a forest with a portal that has a rare breed of birds with special abilities. No one ever saw or believed these things, of course, I mean would you? That is until one day a little 4-year-old boy named Sam found out otherwise.
"I want to know what your lips feel like on mine. I want to know what they taste like. I want you to smile at me."
For the two years since he left high-school, Eric Gray has been working in the Scrubton Diner, casting aside any chance of something better so that he can support himself and his sick mom. Between mopping down tables, serving customers and keeping a watchful eye on the schoolkids who come in to play the arcade machine, he makes just enough to keep them both comfortably housed and fed.
But there's a side perk to working ...
Mary had reached her limit. Every First Wednesday of the month she attended the networking drinks session, desperate to rescue her tiny art gallery from financial implosion. And every single time it was as if she didn't exist. People talked right over her. They interrupted her.
Made her feel as if she didn't matter at all.
Well, she'd make them listen.
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Taking Her Turn is a psychological horror suspense short story. My horror stories explore the frailty of the human psyche - how tenuous our grasp on reality can be. The delve ...
A kiss has never been so depraved as this one...
Grace Baker was always dreaming of being a noble lady for one night, instead of what she really is; a simple maid. The only way to fulfill her wish is to sneak into a masquerade ball. Everything is unfolding according to plan, but then a problem arises. She is seduced into a kiss by the handsomest nobleman, but ashamed of her lie, she flees.
Alexander Wentworth, the painfully brooding Marquess of Surrey, is astonished when he discovers that the lady who occupies his mind is a lowly ...
Two short stories, in the world of The Moneypenny Diaries.
Kate Westbrook, niece of the intrepid Miss Moneypenny and editor of her famous diaries, has uncovered two more of her aunt's formerly-classified adventures.
Short stories First Date and For Your Eyes Only, James offer a tantalising (and candid) glimpse into the life of James Bond's confidante and co-conspiritor: the ever-resourceful Miss Moneypenny...
Genre: Short Stories
/ Length: 20 Pages (319 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Sep 22nd, 2020
Mo Kane was a friendly tour guide from the city of Grahwood, Wessing Territory, on the planet of Rohavoake. She had lived her life secluded from the secrets of the other two territories of her world -- the middle territory, called Semweisse, and the eastern territory, known as Essidel. Before Mo's time, the three territories were completely sealed off from each other by two magical barriers called World Rims, which were impossible to pass through. Wessing is where people went to live away from magic. The nearest World Rim was the ...