'A Parcel For Your Neighbour' is a very short story consisting of two short chapters. For a typical reader, it will probably take no more than fifteen minutes to read.
"Adrian Marshall's plans to end his life meet with an unexpected twist when three thugs turn up at his house demanding payment for a debt Adrian knows nothing about... "
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'A Parcel For Your Neighbour' is taken from the crime themed short story collection, 'How To Poison Your Husband And Get Away With It, and Other Short Stories'.
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Despite the serious sounding description, and the ominous cover, 'A Parcel For Your Neighbour' for the most part actually has quite a daft tone to it. You my have already guessed this from the author's name.
Genre: Short Stories Length: 28 Pages (3,515 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
The unwritten rule of life is that all people fall into one of two categories: the living, and the dead. Clifford Milton is sorely unaware that he falls into neither categories.
Clifford awakens in a mental asylum and doesn't remember how he got there. Day in and day out, Clifford struggles to regain his memory. Most of the doctors at the hospital have written him off except for Dr. Johnson, who realizes there is more to Clifford than a deteriorating body and memory. With Dr. Johnson's help, Clifford's mysterious past and incredible supernatural gift are all revealed. As pieces of his past come back to recollection, Clifford becomes aware that certain others are after his gift, jolting his memory of an almost fatal encounter in his past, and foreshadowing a growing danger in his future. As Cliff begins to confront all of who he really is, he is driven into a supernatural realm, which could either save him or be his ultimate undoing.
Exclusive. Libidinous. The Cappadene Club is the premier pleasure-house in London - or rather, it was. Ever since the owner's whirlwind courtship and marriage, management of the establishment has become imprecise... and a lack of precision leads to neglect when it comes to the staff. Neglect, and the overlooking of very serious problems...
Elsie Harcourt is the unluckiest courtesan in London. Hired by the Cappadene Club in an enormous stroke of luck, she discovers she is with child before her first appointment has even been booked. A single encounter with a most unpleasant gentleman has led to her ruination... not to mention the potential loss of her financial independence, which to Elsie is even more important than her reputation.
When Marcus Bennington visits her as her first client, he understands immediately. He takes care of her as no man has--and even agrees to an audacious trick in order to explain Elsie's condition to her parents. But the richest man in England cannot think ...
Running through the city before the sun even rises is not always a fun experience.
Miranda has spent her time living in the big city trying to stay healthy and develop good habits. She eats her kale, stays away from deserts, and tries to run for 30 minutes every day. Having a full workload to pay the bills means that she has to get creative with her exercise schedule. Choosing to pass out the moment she gets home from work and wake up before the crack of dawn, Miranda is usually the first person out of her door in the morning. Unfortunately, her usual morning takes a turn for the worst when she bumps into something no one can see.
How far is she willing to run to find the truth?
Along with five other strangers, Miranda will try and follow the mysterious creature throughout the city to discover its secrets. Unfortunately for her, it's not always easy to rely on touch alone.
Genre: Women's Fiction Length: 40 Pages (1,243 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Dark Rosaleenby Marjorie Bowen(Lume Books) Price verified 46 minutes ago
Ireland 1796 -- the dream that became a nightmare
As a child, Lord Edward Fitzgerald, brother of the Duke of Leinster, was already acutely uncomfortable with his rank and status.
Drawn to and distressed by the plight of others -- from the slave in his mother's tapestry to the Irishmen and women subjugated by the English -- it was only natural that he should find himself in Paris in the first year of the new French Republic.
Young, naïve, and full of dreams for the future, Edward sees in the French revolution a glimpse of what life in Ireland might be like if the yoke of English rule might be cast off.
But Edward, a man whose ideals have always been at odds with his family's noble name, finds himself unhappy with the treatment of French nobility being murdered out of hand.
A chance encounter with an old acquaintance throws him into the path of the young, pretty Pamela d'Orléans, daughter of the imprisoned Duc d'Orléans, and Edward abandons his visit to Paris in order to ...
Come! Let us show you our secrets!
The voices swirled out from the cavernous hole, echoing against the walls becoming a part of me, flashing under my skin, through my heart and brain, filling every part of my body with fire.
Come! Come down to us!
Nothing else was important. Nothing else mattered. The thought of complete surrender thrilled me to my core and I leaned forward, completely willing to do whatever they asked of me. Take me, I breathed. Take me, I am yours.
It was not Sandpiper's choice to find the dead body in the village drinking water.
There's something strange about the great, deep pool they call the cenote and the men who keep drowning in it. To help prevent more deaths, only the women are allowed to draw water, but it doesn't seem to be working. Sandpiper can't help thinking that the men are hiding something.
But then, Sandpiper has a secret of her own.
When the women of the village finally learn what beckons the men into the cenote, they struggle to make sense ...
After serving fifteen years for his father's murder, a crime he didn't commit, Glenn Price is looking forward to his first day of freedom. But his enjoyment is short-lived when bounty hunter Randall Nash captures him the moment he steps out of jail.
Randall drags Glenn back to Black Rock, whose townsfolk nearly lynched him before. Within minutes of returning, Glenn faces the mob again when the corrupt sheriff charges him with another unjustified allegation of murder.
Can Glenn clear his name and find the real killer before the townsfolk invite him to a necktie party?
Genre: Westerns Length: 121 Pages (1,992 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Love and Resistance: the story takes place largely in London and the surrounding countryside. It focuses on an underground magical society that functions beneath the normal life of the city. (Magic can be accessed by the willpower of the user. A small amount of ritual often accompanies spell-casting. Most of the traditional European mythical creatures exist in this world, including vampires, werewolves, banshees, etc.) This underground society is led by a tyrannical man named Quip. (Quip is capable and intelligent, but hopelessly greedy. He rules by force; he has a team of thugs called the Teeth, made up mostly of werewolves.) The main characters of the story are part of a small band of magic users who have formed a resistance against Quip's regime.
Much of this first installment to the story is told in flashbacks. Clara, formerly Sean's lover and a member of the resistance, has run away. Sean, thrown meanwhile into prison, is deeply wounded by her disapperance. It's revealed that, ...
Genre: Romance Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Mandy Mansley has grown up in the pageant world. She loves shopping, shoes, her cat Bosley, and everything pink. But now, this pink-haired beauty queen is focused souly on winning the Miss North Carolina Pageant. Her attention is redirected, however, when she is attacked by a wild animal on the night of her eighteenth birthday party.
Suddenly, her hearing has improved, her eyesight has sharpened, and she is experiencing unusual behavior, but howling at passing sirens and eating raw meat is not her idea of fun. On top of all that, she may have finally found the man of her dreams.
With the aid of her quirky best friend, her new mission is clear; find the animal that bit her, kill it before the first full moon, or risk remaining a fairly-hairy, slightly-scary, "PINK" werewolf forever.
Kate is a widow with a young daughter. She's lonely at times, but is afraid to enter into a relationship with someone new. For one she feels like she has nothing to offer a man. She also struggles with feeling like she would be cheating on her deceased husband. That all changes when her best friend Mary drags her to a barbecue where she meets James, a handsome man who just happens to be the first person to make her heart race since her husband. They start talking and click instantly. Kate is completely taken with him. That is, until he tells her his profession.
He's a cop.
To Kate, being a police officer is too risky. Out of fear of falling for him and losing him to his dangerous job, she stays reserved about settling into a relationship with him. After all, she wouldn't be able to handle the loss of another love. But James doesn't give up; he tries hard to woo her into his arms. Will Kate give in and find herself dating a cop?
Genre: Romance Length: 338 Pages (684 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Welcome to the bizarre and nightmarish world of the Citizen Survivors. Not quite true and not quite false; not quite comedy and not quite horror.
'Crumpet! Nothing distracts irksome men like crumpet!', a drunken voice bellowed from Strangers' Bar. The voice would have probably been ignored, had it not happened to have belonged to a member of His Majesty's XXII Committee, who had recently dispossessed the parliamentarians in the 1940s and were keen to flex their muscles.
As a result, this inebriated idea was destined to become a reality. The Southern Herald newspaper was given the dubious task of resurrecting the provocative 'Page 7 Girls'. The concept of this being to titillate and distract the populace from the horrors of the day and, in the words of one merry member, 'To keep the bastards quiet'.
Here then, against the backdrop of a defeated Britain destroying itself from within, is a collection of draft 'Page 7 Girls'. As you will see, they have been desperately cobbled ...
Welcome to Ariama. Welcome to the Forever Lands.
Sir Gavrien Kelwind is a knight-magister and the man tasked with hauling a murderer across the kingdom to face judgment. Haunting abominations rustle through the woods, stalking prey for their twisted mistress. Giants roam the prairies while at their feet kelpie play. Flying city-states lumber through the sky, powered by massive crystals. Trains levitate over thousands of miles of track stretching coast to coast. And in one sleepy seaside town, a mad sheriff swears he will avenge his brother's murder.
A dark fantasy set in a boundless world, Journey of the Caged is an epic venture through the absurd and implausible. Beware of the shadows flickering in the darkest hours of the night as they may not be shadows at all. Experience the terror, the fear, and the malevolence that pervades every man's soul.
Something in this existence beckons you, compels you to read further, and it's definitely not your imagination. So, come and make this ...
When a life sciences laboratory is broken into by animal rights' activists in 2020, the ramifications for London two years later could never be predicted. Initially sent to infiltrate and undermine the FFA, Karen retraces the trail to Dublin, begins to sympathise with their aims, causing her to question her own meaning of loyalty, friendship and principles along the way.
Jean Wen sacrificed herself for family interests. Before her husband divorced her, she made every effort to please him.
"You are inexperienced in bed," he said coldly.
"You! Give that land to my family, or I won't agree to divorce," Jean replied furiously.
"Fine. It is exactly what I am thinking about," he sneered.
Lucas Gale has always been a hard worker, and keeping a business afloat is no easy matter. However, when by some happy or unhappy coincidence - he can't quite decide which - he finds himself faced with what seems like an endless summer away from the office with nothing to do but endure the ever-changing nature of the city and the antics of his partners Mick, Landon, and Augustus, the opportunity to get some time away from it all seems too good to be true. However, will his partners' constant presence take a toll on his peace of mind? Or will it lead to something far more interesting?
A Marine with a supernatural ability. A CIA Agent with a secret past. Will their lack of trust get them both killed?
While fighting the War on Drugs in Latin America, Marine Brody Teller survived an accident that left him with a supernatural power: a deep connection to the sea and the ability to control it. Yet, it also left him with a debilitating weakness: he can't be away from the ocean for long, or he will die.
Rayna Lopez lives a quiet life as she climbs her way up the CIA ladder, always in fear that the government will learn her family secrets. When her father asks for help getting her famous and belligerent half-sister out of a madman's sights, Rayna reluctantly agrees, and she and her sister find themselves with Brody as their bodyguard.
Brody and Rayna realize they've met before, and despite a significant lack of trust between them, they face an intense attraction neither can deny. As they fight to keep Rayna's sister alive, deceptions are revealed and surprises are ...
David Pinner's 'Ritual' was the inspiration for the classic cult movie, 'The Wicker Man'.
'The Wicca Women' is its explosive sequel.
Thirty years ago a young girl was found murdered in a sleepy Cornish village, and her death was the trigger for a spree of other killings. The rest of the children have now grown up, and are still living in the same Pagan village.
But they have become as disturbed, frenzied, and often as dangerous as their deceased parents. They still follow age-old sacrificial rituals to bring peace and prosperity to their lives. But are the adults, who witnessed horrors in their childhood, now corrupting the next generation?
Into their midst comes the lithesome and mysterious, Lulu, who is determined to save the village. But death, mayhem and terror follow in her wake. And on Millennium Eve, 'The Wicca Woman' comes to its terrifying ritualistic and sacrificial climax.
But is this only the horrific beginning of what is yet to come... ?
Praise for ...
The life of a librarian is rarely exciting. Shelve books. Check out books. Check books back in. Repeat daily... Except on Wednesdays.
On Wednesdays, Johnny, comes into the library and shamelessly flirts with me. It's seriously the highlight of my week. Not that I'd ever admit that to him. Yes, I'm crazy about him, but I just know we'd never work out in the real world. He's an insanely hot fireman, his life is exciting and dangerous. I'm just a dull librarian.
I know he'll get bored of me eventually, but for now, I'll take what I can get.
You know those girls who are smart, pretty and totally perfect but have no idea? That's April. The first time I saw her, I knew I was going to marry her. Crazy, I know. But I'm impulsive like that. Unfortunately, she's not.
Every Wednesday we go to her work. She doesn't even realize it, but we've been dating once a week for months. She thinks I'm going to give up soon but I think I'm finally wearing her down.
Genre: Romance Length: 36 Pages (877 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Good things they say comes in Two
College student Astrid accepted the task of a lifetime
Accompanying multi billionaires Christian and Nicholas around the campus.
She meets them the first night and decides she wants more.
She is drawn to their magnetism
They not desire her company, they have an offer she can't refuse
But will she do it? Will she accept it?
What would she have to lose?
She realizes there is something mysterious about them
Her first time had to be perfect but they offer more in return... Maybe Diamonds in the sky?
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The First cut is the deepest.
In Season III, the Game Changes
Taken to the very brink of death, Emily rises again. With new abilities. New alliances. And deadly new enemies.
Emily Steel will be tested to her limits as evil rises to consume her city.
Being a vampire just got deadly.
They've walked among us for centuries...
Lurking in the shadows...
In Spilling Blood Season III, Emily's struggle to survive as one of the undead continues. The events from last season have left her damaged. Can she trust the Dragon's promise to help her learn her full potential?
Or does he only seek to possess her?
Season III is here, with all new threats and thrills, twisted horror, and dark lust.
It all begins with Episode 11. Season III is four episodes, with each book 50% longer than previous seasons.
Spilling Blood is a serial, with each part like a television episode, and the episodes collected in seasons.
Have you read the first ten episodes to Spilling Blood? This book is Episode 11, and starts ...
Stripped of their birthright and shunned by the people of Ashlund, Una and her family are forced to live on the fringe of society as Scavengers. There is no question that her family's bond is strong, but the law of the Authority is stronger... and soon it will come to collect her. After all, the family is on borrowed time already.
When a night of torment and truth reveals well kept secrets, Una takes new freedoms - free from the Authority, her family, and possibly her fate. Pulled between the life she's always known and a world where status and rituals are everything, Una struggles to understand a culture that has rejected all she holds dear. As Atchem comes to an end and she learns who she really is, will Una find the courage to do what it takes to ensure her family's survival, or will she find the faith to follow her heart?
This was it. The moment Heaven and Hell would clash. But which unearthly being would win, the fallen angel or Hell's hounds?
Overtaken by fear, I close my eyes.
Kayson is a Fallen Angel who has spent decades running from the Hell Hounds while searching for something that no one else believes can be so, not even God. Kayson is determined to find a Blood Child. But when a hound finds Kayson first, he is sure his end has come.
Falon, Alpha of the Hell Hounds, destroyer of the blood children, and devoted believer in his master's plan, is bound and determined to drag Kayson back to Hell with him.
Sabrina is a Vampire, a half-breed created from one of Lucifer's original blood children. After years of hiding, Sabrina's fate changes when she finds Kayson barely alive. Against her instincts, Sabrina saves him. Now she and Kayson are both marked by the Hell Hounds.
Emma is an ordinary human, whose only problem is making ends meet, and getting over the hurt caused by her untrustworthy ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 266 Pages (3,719 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
****King of the Asheville Coven is a short story that can be read as a standalone Vampire Romance, or as a spinoff of T. S. Joyce's International Bestselling Harper's Mountains series. This is book 1 in the Winterset Coven series.****
Aric Teague is the king of the local coven, and trying to do a better job than the last leader. Add to that a new job at the Winterset Fire Department, and the last thing he needs is to complicate his life further. But when he lays eyes on a fiercely beautiful Sadey, all bets are off the table. She's an unregistered shifter, and his coven is bound to be furious, but he wants to know more about the sassy beauty with all the secrets.
Sadey Lowen is a rare shifter in hiding. All she wants is to keep her life simple, but an accident puts her right in the path of a handsome firefighter with terrifying eyes and fangs to match. Every instinct is screaming for her to run, but the King of the Asheville Coven is slowly working his way into her mind, and her ...
Genre: Romance Length: 76 Pages (4,806 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Twenty-two-year-old Victoria Brooke is getting married...
Working as a temporary journalist, as part of her plan to find herself, Victoria is now ready to marry the man she loves with all her heart.
Her fiancé, Gerry, forty-seven, is a widower, who'd lost his wife to cancer many years ago.
Though there had been many women in between, it was Victoria who'd captured his heart.
It only took them 13 months to get engaged and now, with just a few months to go before the wedding, Victoria meets Gerry's son, James, and his wife and daughter.
Gerry dotes on his granddaughter Ruth, a highly temperamental child who's causes Victoria unknown unease.
Could it be because little Ruth is so similar in appearance to Gerry's late wife?
Meanwhile her mother Lilly, although seemingly happily married to James, makes no attempt to hide her passion and desire for Gerry...
Lilly had once resided at Gerry's residence, when he and Ruth had been married. Had Lilly harboured her passionate ...
He wants my treats, but I won't be tricked.
I'm down on my luck when it comes to jobs.
So I've been trying to start an event planning business.
I'm thrilled when a friend hires me to plan her Halloween party.
And even more thrilled when I meet her handsome cousin.
But then I realize he's cocky and arrogant.
He also seems to have some kind of dark past.
I tell myself not to let down my guard.
But he wants to go up my witch's dress.
And I want to let him.
Just for one night of festive fun.
It's not like we'll be joined together for life... right?
But a pregnancy scare means the Halloween spirit stays in the air.
And soon he's not the only one with a secret he's hiding.
He doesn't want to let me out of his life.
But what if I'm carrying a new one belonging to both of us?
Little Pumpkin is a full length Halloween-themed secret baby romance novel. Jamie Knight promises to always bring you a happy ever after filled with plenty of heat. And never any cheating or cliffhangers!
Shiri Deakin has spent the first twenty-one years of her life living in a secluded cottage in the heart of the Kent countryside with her eccentric old grandfather, Grappy, who talks to butterflies and believes that unicorns really exist. She spends her life reading, playing dumb games on her iPad and laptop, listening to Linkin Park and Girls Aloud, Tweeting, and looking after her grandfather. That's her life and she loves it. Her only link with the outside world is the TV and her laptop, and she's very happy with her isolated existence until her grandfather dies, leaving her alone.
Five weeks after his death, Shiri accidentally uncovers a chamber in her back garden, which contains two large sarcophagi - and from then on - all hell breaks loose - literally. Over the next few days Shiri is persecuted by horrific nightmares and terrifying attacks from an unseen entity.
When the mutilated body of a child is discovered at a local fun fair, Shiri is forced to face the secrets of her ...
Sarah Goodwin, a former ballerina has become a recluse due to an odd reason. After suffering a brain injury while performing, she sees strange visions around people's heads. Returning to Wesley, her hometown in upstate New York, she finds the beauty in living a simple life, ultimately realizing how much the town is a part of her being. The visions she sees help guide her in planning her life's path.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 128 Pages (427 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Australian crime fiction with a hi-octane twist.
Mick Flanagan's just come home from five years off the grid doing shady things in South-East Asia - and already the manure has hit the fan.
The one-time Government spook finds his father dead, his sister's gay, and his mum's now with another man.
And there's old friends who desperately need Flanagan's help.
So much for staying under the radar.
When a high-profile footballer and a shady druglord get mixed up with a teenage girl blurting all their dirty secrets on Instagram, Flanagan has to get things done the only way he knows how.
The hard way.
If you love Peter Temple, Cliff Hardy, or Jane Harper, you'll love Hard Light because it's the perfect mix of detective work meets hardcore revenge thriller. Grab it now.
A week after Morena Morte's 18th birthday, she discovers that she is no longer attending her dream university and finds herself being kicked out of the house by her abusive step-father. With nothing but a backpack filled with a few belongings and a little bit of money, she becomes a drifter.
With the help of an older man, she finds herself at a gentleman's club full of sexy, voluptuous women, rich yet hungry men, and sex in the air. She will do anything for money. After all, beggars can't be choosers. What happens when a young girl is thrown into a dark world? Especially when that world involves a client named Elijah Christensen, a handsome man who has more knowledge about her than the average person. His world colliding with hers could only lead to trouble.
This barely legal stripper encounters stalkers, admirers, and saviors just to feel the slip of a bill down her shirt.
WHAT IS THE TRUTH ABOUT HEALING?
Paul and Annie Whitmore seem to have the perfect life. He's a successful biologist and she is a doting mother. But when tragedy suddenly strikes, they must confront their opposing beliefs about healing, God and the Universe. Paul holds fast to science, traditional medicine and rational thinking; Annie seeks the metaphysical and paranormal worlds for answers. Who is right?
When tragedy strikes a second time, Paul is thrust on a spiritual journey that takes him to sacred sites across America, causing him to question beliefs he had held all of his life. Can a man of science accept the unexplained and miraculous events that happen to him? Can he separate conspiracy theories from truths? And just what does the secret of Coral Castle and the messages from "The Wizard of Oz" have to do with his spiritual growth--and, for that matter, with ours?
Sandra L. Huska once again takes the reader on a fascinating trek through "new age" concepts, causing us to wonder ...
This story shows us how folks with superior intellect are coming to our shores to infect us with one of the biggest scourges of the day, election hacking.
Garrett Clear has once again been hired by the Attorney General from Parallel World Number One, to root out these culprits and send them back to Parallel World Number One.
Garrett is compelled to take his handgun with him, even though he prefers to use his mind instead of his handgun; because the paranormal folks he seeks can be dealt with by him using that handgun.
Garrett has to assume another identity, in this case that of Campaign Manager! This is so he can see first-hand how the Paranormal Hackers are going to perform their dirty deeds.
Along the way, one of the hackers uses his powers to transform himself into a wild animal, but our reluctant user of force, Garrett Clear, responds with force.
Genre: Romance Length: 108 Pages (674 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
This is a novel in which Irene Adler and Sherlock Holmes investigate the disappearance of two men. They are the stepfather and the man Mary Sutherland was engaged to be married to. When the body of the older man, stabbed in the back, is found in Epping Forest, everything points to the young man, who has disappeared. This is, however, not a straightforward tale of murder. Holmes and Adler will need to dig deep in the archives of infamy and educate themselves in practices that are not talked about in polite society: Abuse of children, bit sexual and physical.
PROLOGUE TO THE PLAGUE SERIES
Winter Miles packs up her Jeep and sets off on her road trip across the country to join her sister in DC. But mere hours into the drive, the whispers of a rabies outbreak turn into outright screams -- Winter's screams.
Prologue to the Plague series and glimpse into the outbreak that destroyed the world as Winter knew it...
Life in the small town of Athens is easy, safe, and predictable. It's everything Adrian wants in her life. Madison has 4,724 reasons to leave Athens as soon as she can. Life in a small town isn't for everyone yet sometimes it's difficult to escape. The two new adult friends are making the most of the first year after high school. The always in control Adrian dreams of owning her own business, falling in love, and raising a family all in Athens. Will her dreams of small-town life fall into place? Madison and Hamilton leave for college in the fall. Although on different paths neither plans to return to life in Athens. Will one-night derail Madison's way out?
Genre: Romance Length: 256 Pages (2,379 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Tending her own ranch seems like a risky proposition for the newly divorced Sahara Jones; especially with the memory of her husband's betrayal so fresh in her mind. Yet somehow her pain and heartbreak make this Texas rancher all the more determined to make a success of her life and business; to become the rancher in full and true form, not just the rancher's wife.
When Sahara hires roaming cowboy and ranch hand Trey Callahan to help out around the ranch, he becomes determined to make their challenging endeavor a success--along with the red hot romance that suddenly blossoms between them. Although reluctant to give love another try, Sahara finds herself unable to resist the gorgeous, charming cowboy who sweeps her off her feet and onto his horse. Maybe this riding off into the sunset business isn't so very bad after all...
Warning! This ebook contains explicit scenes of passion and desire. For adult eyes only!!!
The year is 895. Slayde's job as an top military leader of Kent is to rid England of the last of the Viking raiders. But Llyrica is no ordinary Viking. She's a beauty with a mysterious past... and a talent for weaving song spells. Even as Slayde saves her from drowning, he knows Llyrica will be a dangerous distraction.
Llyrica is now a stranger in a strange land on a mission to fulfill a deathbed promise. But she must also find her missing brother. This man, Slayde, known as The StoneHeart in his country, seems determined to block her at every turn. And yet she can't help but be drawn to the affectionate, loving side of him that awakens when he sleeps - The sleepwalker.
Unknown to both Llyrica and Slayde, each will use the other to accomplish their quests. Both will also fall under the song spell that she wove into the braid of his tunic.
Will her Lovespell ensure a happily ever after for them? Or condemn them to a love that was never meant to be?
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Madelina is the youngest daughter of a Norman conqueror and a woman of power. Her own power is insignificant enough in her eyes that she trains to be a healer under the expert tutelage of her mother. When a child is brought to the castle where she lives, she knows she doesn't have the skills to heal him, and her mother's powers -- and her own -- will need to be revealed to a handsome knight.
Alexander Lain is the seventh son of a seventh son, and as such he has luck on his side in everything he does. When he finds a peasant child burning with fever, her parents burning in a hovel nearby, he takes the child, hoping to find someone who can heal her. He's pointed toward the castle and Lady Lina, and he takes the child there, finding it convenient that his errand was taking him to the same place. What he sees in his first hour in the castle astounds him, but it doesn't keep him from an attraction for the young lady there. Will he be able to convince her -- and her father -- she's meant to ...
From USA Today Bestselling Author, P.D. Workman, comes a gripping techno-thriller, part of a multi-author series tied together by an interlocking cast of characters, all centered around the fantastic new promise of high technology and the endless possibilities for crime that technology offers, in a world where getting away with murder can be not only plausible, but easy... if you just know how.
Micah lived a quiet, comfortable life, her involvement in law enforcement limited to the composite pictures that she produced with her computer and colored pencils.
But everything is turned upside down when she involves herself in the case of an infant found abandoned in the Sweetgrass Hills.
With the help of her knowledge of DNA and law enforcement contacts across the country, Micah is closing in on a killer. But her investigation draws the killer's attention, and she finds herself in the middle of an operation that could mean the end of her career -- or worse, her life.
"The book will ...
Going the Distance II - YOLO
A full-length, stand-alone romance.
When snowboard queen Kaitlin Bouvier gets a weird text from her friend Tyler -- who has been missing for months -- she tracks him to Iceland, where a volcano is threatening to blow any second. She's been in love with Tyler since childhood and the two shared a few very steamy nights last summer in Italy, giving Kaitlin hope that there might be a real chance for them.
Unfortunately, Tyler is as elusive as the wind. When the volcano does erupt, Kaitlin is trapped in Reykjavik with a group of young travelers who each have their own reasons for being on the road, including the very sexy, very smart grad student Gabe Walsh, who teaches her how hot her blood can boil. She tells herself he's just a diversion -- there's no way their crazy lives can work.
Check out the first collection of Going the Distance novels!
A world shrouded in darkness...
For the first time in ebook, here is Andrew J Offutt's iteration of Robert E. Howard's character Cormac mac Art, the headstrong Irish Viking who roved and adventured during the time of King Arthur.
Having travelled far and wide, Cormac mac Art and Wulfhere Hausakluifr have finally imprisoned the undying sorcerer, Thulsa Doom. The two heroes suspend him from the mast the ship, finding it is the only way in which he cannot use his magic; but still, he lives.
Bas the Druid soon unveils a prophecy that may change that. They must find a crowned woman and place in her hands the skull of the undying wizard, if the mysterious curse is to be lifted.
All seems well as they set out to find this prophesied woman. But disaster strikes as the evil wizard, unable to escape his fate, vanishes into another dimension - taking the ship and his captors with him...
Cormac and Wulfhere, along with their companions, must find the way to the only person who can destroy ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 230 Pages (1,250 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Maxims and Reflections is a collection of several hundred brilliant, unforgettable paragraphs and aphorisms by the legendary German Renaissance writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, divided into the categories Life and Character, Literature and Art, Science and Nature. Like the Manual of Epictetus and Seneca's Letters, Goethe's Maxims and Reflections is a timeless guide to navigating the mysteries of existence.
Genre: World Literature Length: 57 Pages (419 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Lydia's new boss stole the job she wanted and he thinks he owns the place already on Day One.?Turns out -- he actually does.?She can't control her attraction to Matt, the man with stormy eyes and a penchant for kissing her in the supply closet, the elevator, and in her increasingly intense dreams.?But Matt has a secret -- he's really Michael Bournham, playboy extraordinaire and the CEO of the company, and he's doing a reality television stunt. For six weeks he's pretending to be a middle manager while producers video tape everything.?Everything.?Including the moment he and Lydia give in and break every rule.?And, perhaps, their hearts.
Maliciously Obedient is book 1 in the Obedient series.
Sometimes the best way to break the rules is to follow them...
It has been over a century since Caesar first landed on Britain's shores. Now Rome has conquered the savage land, but civil unrest still prevails...
Quintus Liberius Verus, a newly assigned centurion to the Ninth Legion, has been sent from Judea to take up a new post in Britain. He needs a new beginning. When Verus arrives, he realises the situation in Britain is unstable. The natives are still resentful of their captors - the embers of war are burning deep below the surface. Verus is a hero to the men of the Fourth Cohort after leading the recapture of Elginhaugh from the barbarian horde.
Verus, with his native lover, Bryher, at his side, faces the predictable backlash and the dark shadows of his own past that threaten to overwhelm him. Humanity, honour and freedom are all at stake in the epic battle for the control of Ancient Britain. Sometimes a man must go against the orders of his superiors. When it is discovered he has been supplying rations to the starving Britons, he is ...
Where science fiction meets crime, there is always room for the unexpected. Alone, on a frozen planet, Sima finds that one of her robots has gone missing, and several other robots have been "murdered". She must find her enemy, but the truth may be stranger than anything she can imagine.
Genre: Science Fiction Length: 31 Pages (548 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Something is rotten in the City of Aldroy. No dark corner, cave, or chamber is safe from the influence of the Rot Lord. Princess Sareash, chosen by the prophets of the Dragon God Bal'zomest, has simmered to a boiling point, and so has the land itself. The quest cannot wait any longer. It begins now.
Chief Vilsind and the other tribal lords of the Hirdland march north as puppets of Falkland, the oppressive regime which seeks to swallow the world whole, starting with a chain of independent islands known as the Skegan League. Under the tyrannical command of Kaiser Darador, Vilsind must carefully navigate the politics of the court, his growing connection to Darador, and survive the war against the Skegan League. When allies are enemies, Vilsind cannot tell whom to trust as his own kinsman resent the dark past of his family's history and their atrocities committed in previous wars with the Skegan. As the black dragon rises over a red sun, Vilsind finds himself as just another cog in the Northern Cycle of war, peace, and death.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 311 Pages (7,969 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
He saw the fire in her eyes and wished more than anything to play with it...
Raised among the nuns of Saint Martha's Nunnery, Lady Rowena Cran is determined to dedicate her life to God. When her estranged father announces her impending nuptials to a distasteful man of means and power, she enlists the help of her fellow nuns and flees under the cover of night.
Taran Robertson, Laird of Frenich, is certain that a nun has no place among the English soldiers that ambush him while on his way to Scotland. Especially not one as beautiful as Rowena...
Tantalizing and unstoppable, the passion that brews between them is tainted not only by secrets but also by the manhunt launched to find them both. With Rowena's intended looking to retrieve her and Taran promised to another, all hope seems lost.
But then, something else thought lost comes to light: a ring with a very familiar crest...
*Highlander's Sinful Desire is a steamy Scottish historical romance novel of 80,000 words (around 400 ...
Discover a world where commonplace observation and insight collide.
From the wild is a pithy collection of original poetry by author and artist Mary Ann Archibald.
From a hot bubbling pot of fudge to a night sky filled with fireflies, this work holds a prism up to the value of our daily lives.
Courage and vivid imagery guide the journey as the author gently pokes fun at lighter moments yet tackles serious issues facing many today in a broader context.
A second chance can last a lifetime. Fall in love with Sonja and Jay in this addictive contemporary romance by Z.L. Arkadie
Jay West was a famous movie star and the leading man of every girl's dreams. He was also once the boy who lived next door to Sonja Hester and her first best friend. Then one day, something happened between them -- something unexpected and confusing. That was fifteen years ago. They hadn't spoken since. Finally, he's back in Sonja's life and makes her a job offer she can't afford to refuse. Now that they're working together, they're getting close. But will the forces that made Jay West into a superstar and his past mistakes make them go their separate ways yet again?
Dive into this emotional second-chance romance complete with twists and turns, a satisfying mystery and an ending that will take your breath away.
LOVE in the USA, The Hesters:
Once Friends (Jay & Sonja)
Taming The Shrewd (Zach & Elaine)
Waiting On You (Dexter & Robin)
This book is a reimagined work of the author's first two Omega Sector novels The Nostradamus Revelation and The Copernicus Connection in addition to his short story The Bounty Hunters. Now told as one continuous story, just as it was meant to be:
A mysterious artifact from an ancient relic once belonging to Alexander the Great is found on the illegal antiquities market and the race to save the world begins. That's where Major Donovan Stone and his elite team of Omega Sector operatives come in. Called upon by the American government to prevent a cataclysmic disaster threatening the entire world, Stone and his team are up against not just a geological deadline but formidable foes from within the American government and the military itself.
Using the mysterious manuscripts of Nostradamus & Copernicus, Stone and his team will need to survive ancient traps, and solve harrowing riddles, trying not to die in the process. Once they find these relics and obtain them, Stone and The Omega Team ...
Genre: War Length: 521 Pages (1,472 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Life is a game. A game where fortune favors the bold.
Living on the sinister streets of Jack the Rippers' London, Evie Harper is determined to survive at all costs. As Evie struggles to survive, she experiences a taste of evil. When opportunity strikes, she leaves the menacing streets behind, but quickly learns that danger doesn't just hide in darkened alleyways, it also lurks within golden cages. Despite the challenges and obstacles that block her way, Evie quickly learns that the only things in life that matter are freedom and love. Life as a courtesan teaches her that life is a game. A game where fortune favors the bold.
The Unfortunate is a page-turner filled with adventure, menacing danger, sweeping drama, utter betrayal, tragic heartbreak, and intense passion. The Unfortunate lurks down the haunted streets of London's East End, treks across the globe and lands upon the battle-scared French landscape of both World Wars.
***Fans of passionate dramas, sweeping love stories, and ...
Annie Harvey gets an unexpected gift from a grandmother she thought had died years ago. Her grandmother left her a mysterious book that appears to be blank, but then an odd little man enters the book store where Annie is researching the book and it reveals its secrets.
Annie soon finds herself exploring a whole new world by going through Elfreth's Alley into Elf Reth's Alley and an alternate version of Philadelphia, this one populated by witches and wizards and the like.
Her efforts to unravel the secrets of the book have endangered this community, and Annie works hard to undo the damage. Just when things are looking up, she learns that a new threat has emerged. Annie ultimately finds herself holding Merlin's wand in one hand, the Green Witch's scepter in the other while the beast turns it's full attention to her. The only person left to save the world is Annie and there's just one little problem, She has no clue what to do.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 164 Pages (567 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Benjamin Grifton's house is haunted by a gay ghost. How does he know this? Well, he can see it occasionally, and it likes to stare at his ass a lot.
It's not that Ben is homophobic, because he isn't. He even knows he might be a little bit in denial when it comes to his own sexuality, but damn it, thirty-seven is too old for rethinking your whole life.
Ben has seen enough ghost hunting shows to know he needs to help his visitor. Eventually, he figures out where the ghost came from, why it is there, and where it wants to be.
The problem is, how do you go and tell a stranger that someone they know has died?
That stranger, an artist called Adrian DuBois, is everything Benjamin never knew he was looking for. He's kind and funny, and so damn gorgeous.
The two men connect in ways neither expected, and start to slowly build a relationship. But how do two beary guys fit together, especially when one of them is just finding himself?
And what do they need to do to make the ghost that ...
In this, the third and final book of The Witches' Stones saga, the attractive part human-part Kordean Witch psychic Sarah Mackenzie and the handsome Terran Confederation agent Coryn Leigh face some profound dangers and challenges, some personal and some that span the galaxy.
As the book opens, Sarah and Coryn pledge their love in a Kordean marriage ceremony. That ceremony contains both a blessing and a curse, and the ultimate working out of that blessing and curse will prove instrumental in resolving both of their fates.
Coryn finds himself a prisoner of the corrupt Elites of The Organization, the people who call themselves the Neotsarians, an authoritarian empire whose rulers consider themselves the natural overlords of the Milky Way galaxy. He becomes a "catspaw", bait to lure Sarah into their hands, in their continuing quest to use her psychic powers to augment a deadly super-weapon, one that is capable of ensuring that they can rule the galaxy. Against his will, he also becomes ...
This science fiction thriller of industrial espionage, double-dealing and corporate skulduggery is a dark homage to Verne's futuristic scientific tales of the century before. Set in a dystopian Britain of 2019, Psinapse gives a glimpse of life in a high tech future approaching quicker than you might think.
Written by Andrew Ives in 1989. Text-to-speech enabled.
Although Psinapse is a stand-alone novel, the books Sirene and Parallax may be considered as a prequel and sequel respectively.
Four years after her husband's death, Cassie Beauchamp feels desperately alone. She is not. After she experiences an uneasy sensation of being watched, Cassie struggles to uncover the identity of the mysterious stranger who sends her world out of control, in this, the first book of "The Watcher" series.
Astrea rules the sky with the power of dragons. Targa Tik is among their best warriors, risking her life every time she flies.
When there's a death in the ranks, Targa is promoted to lead the East Winds. With this opportunity, she's determined to reform the dragonrider project while recruiting competent young women, mentoring them into a new generation of riders. To accomplish this, she must confront a massively corrupt recruitment system, one where bribery, not skill, determines outcomes.
Those in power don't like being challenged. If Targa is to survive her own initiatives, she'll need someone to watch her back, and her new recruits may just have more promise than she'd ever expected.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 231 Pages (915 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Bogart is in jail. He's been there before, but he never felt like he deserved it until now. Peeing on the carpet is one thing, but now he's killed a man. And it wasn't just any old man--any old man may have been forgiveable. Bogart killed Swifty's father, and Swifty is Bogart's human, so now he deserves his jail sentence. Now he deserves a death sentence. He's truly a bad dog.
In an effort to give Swifty back the part of him that he took away, Bogart escapes and embarks on a journey to recover the dead man's Red Sox hat. Joined by his border collie girlfriend, Ginger, and an abandoned kitten named Snowball, the three of them set out to become good again.
When a star making a comeback finds a songwriter struggling for a hit, not much can go wrong - unless the star is a synthetic intelligence programmed with the personality of a diva who's broken free of the studio to follow his own way, and it turns out that writing music can get you killed. In the world of the Market, where everything is a trade and values are fixed in minutes, the only law that's sacred is the deal. Young Aled only wanted to write music. Instead he's on the run with a renegade corporate security chief and a beautiful girl who seems to know much more about what's going on than he does.
Market Forces is an action thrill ride that tracks some unusual loops thrown by the shape of our possible futures, besides seriously questioning where the forces that most actively drive society are leading us.
My father made sure my life was built on lies.
Everything about my past was created to protect me. I just don't know why.
Former fighter, Julian Moore, used to grace my TV one too many times, and I secretly had posters of him on my walls.
Now, he may be the only one I can trust and he's vowed to stand by my side no matter what. I want to believe him.
My father's secrets brought Julian and me together-a secret that I have yet to uncover.
I was never given control of my past, but now it's time to take control of my future
"The possibility of bloodshed at any moment keeps the story at an elevated level of suspense. Even the more languid moments move with a searing undertone. Uncertainty among the characters, coupled with relentless gunfire and explosions, make for an extraordinary novel, each page as eruptive as the city providing the setting." KIRKUS REVIEWS
"Dynamite Fishermen is an absolute stunner of a novel. It's clear Fleming has done his research and it shows in the seamless dialogue and the ease at which he tackles the task of conveying the wartime ambiance. This is a must-read for history buffs - although I feel strongly everyone will enjoy the rapid pace and captivating suspense. Fleming is a writer deserving of many accolades." SAN FRANCISCO BOOK REVIEW
"In Dynamite Fishermen, Preston Fleming depicts heedless violence as a way of life from the perspective of an American intelligence officer. The story falls during a lull in the long running Lebanese civil war, a period plagued by daily car ...
They came from deep space in 1961. They came with a perfect plan to destroy us while preserving our planet for themselves.
Now centuries later it's all-out war. The final countdown has begun. Our space troops that were once advancing are now in full retreat from an enemy they've never seen and which is determined to kill them all. To preserve any chance of victory, seven soldiers volunteer for the task of holding their retreating comrades escape route open long enough to get the others out. Led by the headstrong Lieutenant Chris Yule, they are also assigned Earth's only hope, the brilliant biologist Major Nirawon Kaiser. They're to get her a prisoner Yule doesn't have. Worse, she outranks him and keeps giving him impossible orders. He just wishes she wasn't so damnably attractive. One of them has got to go... Or perhaps both of them because the clock is ticking. They have seven hours before the enemy arrives.
That will be the hour humanity falls... or the hour of its greatest ...
In a shady border-town tavern, the swordsman Rovan conspires with his old comrade Arvik Red-Hand to carry out a daring plan to pay off a blood-debt: ride deep into the desert and loot the abandoned temple of a long-dead spider god.
When old enemies come to collect Arvik's head, he and Rovan are rescued by Marquia, a mysterious sorceress, and Souvri, a cunning thief. Believing the two could prove valuable, Arvik and Rovan share the plan with their rescuers, who agree to join the adventure - for a healthy share of the spoils.
The four treasure-hunters face danger on every step of their journey, and finally they discover the spider god's temple might not be abandoned after all...
SPIDERS AND FLIES is a 20,000 word novella, written as an homage to classic Sword & Sorcery pulp fantasy stories filled with magic and monsters, thievery and swordplay, hidden horrors and forgotten treasures.
The Prequel to a time-travel historical fantasy series powered by a mysterious 18th century cello that bridges the divide of time between two passionate women who live for their music and find their lives and loves forever intertwined.
A kingdom is lost. A song is born.
When the Union with England is accepted by the Scottish Parliament on 16 January 1707, many swear they will never accept the loss of their fiercely independent nation. The ones who seek to preserve a lost kingdom divide families and destroy lives in the process.
The consequences ripple through time until a generation later, Katharine Carnegie is lost for words to complete her symphonic masterpiece in 1745. The Jacobite rebellion is sweeping across Scotland, pitting her two brothers against each other, with her caught between them.
Meanwhile in 2003, Adeena Stuart, a rebellious teenage cellist and composer in Canada, is frightened by the visions of her visiting grandmother from Scotland. Somehow they connect Adeena ...
Advertising executive Lexi Winters always has played by the rules to get what she wants, but when she meets coworker Jake Hartman, she realizes the thing she wants most is off-limits. As their innocent flirtation escalates into something more, Lexi realizes she is in deep and must play by a new set of rules -- if only she knew the game they were playing.
But Lexi was never one for games. She had her life mapped out -- until her plans unraveled when she caught her fiancé in the act with a scheming coworker. After leaving him, her beloved New York, and a successful career, she faces the harsh reality of starting over. She returns to her hometown of Chicago and lands a new job where she meets Jake, the agency founder's captivating nephew. Their chemistry is undeniable, but Lexi is protective of her fragile heart and isn't ready to date again. Jake is on the fast track to leading the company and has vowed to his uncle never to let anything -- or anyone -- get in his way. What begins as ...
The chilling novel account of a Martian invasion of London in the nineteenth century -- a science fiction classic for all time.
The War of the Worlds inspired the international bestseller The Map of the Sky by Félix J. Palma. As a gift to our readers, we are including an excerpt of The Map of the Sky in this eBook edition.
Genre: Science Fiction Length: 123 Pages (5,239 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
For the first time in ebook!
"A superb short story writer" The Independent
John Burke's collection of SIX short stories, Alien Landscapes, is an intense addition to the science fiction canon.
Experimental and fascinating, Burke's tales cover a range of themes from a disturbing narrative around an invasion of Martians, to a grand alien council overlooking Earth. Claims of a man who believes he is the only human left alive, a tale delving into the realm of 'once upon a time', and many more are sure to delight fans of this classic genre.
Accompanying these tales, Alien Landscapes provides many more imaginative and captivating stories. Burke's outstanding novella 'The Old Man of the Stars' is also included in this anthology.
Alien Landscapes includes some of the finest works of John Burke's career, 1949-2012, as a novelist and short story writer. This collection incorporates the best of his contributions to leading British science-fiction magazines such as New Worlds and Authentic ...
"A Few Words About the Devil, and Other Biographical Sketches and Essays" by Charles Bradlaugh. 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: 200 Pages (1,786 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
AFTER THE RESET
Juice to power Survivor Cities and the Enclaves is made in airborne solar cells around the outer villages. Everybody in the village, young or older, has work to do, to clean and maintain the inflatables and cables that generate the precious juice.
Joel crafts simSuit and neuro-feedback mods for his schoolmates. All UnCert and mostly illegal, especially for someone his age, but he has to fund his personal tech somehow.
Airboarding around the ridge of the valley early one morning, Joel watches a convoy of black drones fly low into his village. He knows they've come looking for someone and soon everybody is afraid that it could be them.
Soon Joel finds himself forced to compete in a game environment where the virtus are real and deadly.
MASTER OF THE GAME is part 3 of Chronicles of iMortality
A Dystopian survival thriller, this is the story of a young man experiencing the apocalypse of catastrophic drought, starvation and forest fires brought on by climate change, the results of which reactivates a recessive gene in human beings - a deadly one. There's a sleeping gene that allows us to consume raw meat, and its awakening.
The first indication of something dark and disturbing is the discovery of the partially eaten bodies of homeless people found in parks. Yet soon it's not only the homeless being cannibalized but also the most vulnerable among the living; children and the elderly. Soon everyone will be next in what is to become total havoc. With the help of his father, he tries to escape the steadily escalating chaos as the most deadly, merciless monsters in recorded history plan their gruesome end to the world as we know it. But he has a problem. The young woman he's fallen in love with shows all the signs of having the gene too, including her preference for uncooked ...
Autumn 1941. Tobruk, North Africa
Tobruk is one of the most important ports in North Africa. Its importance has attracted the attention of the German and Italian armies, and the British Eighth Army is reeling under the relentless attack of Rommel's Panzer divisions. They are in desperate need of reinforcements. If the garrison falls, Rommel will have a doorway to Egypt and a clear path to the Suez Canal.
Wing Commander Ken Armstrong is the senior RAF officer on board the HMS Ark Royal, and it is time for his Secret Squadron to terrorise the enemy. He must set up a secret air base, deep behind enemy lines and evoke a storm from the skies on the Panzer army. The only way to effectively prevent Rommel's progression is to operate from within Tobruk's perimeter, some 120miles away from the nearest air strip. Armstrong knows that whilst success can alter the course of the war, failure can only bring one outcome...
Desert Combat is the exciting fifth instalment in Robert Jackson's ...
Genre: War Length: 150 Pages (2,375 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
Twenty-six year old Valerie Case was the curator of one of the largest natural history museums in the United States and Cody Larson was the young C.E.O. of Larson Engineering. Their divergent paths would eventually cross because of something Cody's company had discovered while drilling for core samples in Death Valley. An ancient relic that could not have originated in California was found hundreds of feet below the surface of the hot sand.
Finding a 3,000 year old lost city deep beneath the sands of Death Valley was something Valerie could only fantasize about. Now, with the help of Cody Larson, her fantasy was about to come true, but not in a way she or Cody could have ever imagined.
Vashti was willing to live a lie. Give up her name and place her trust in the hands of a cruel king. Now she finds herself faced with a good man. The first good man she had ever met and she had to lie to him.
Prince Sargon had no desire for a political marriage. He did not want some spoiled princess for a bride. Then he met Princess Lenah. Her warm amber brown eyes and dark sienna skin called to him. She was nothing like he expected and within minutes she tugged on the strings of his heart.
What will happen when her lies get dragged into the light?
As Halloween draws near, a ghostly apparition appears in an an old empty house that Lindsay Henderson and her friends are decorating for the trick-or-treaters. One night, while the team is adding more touches to their displays, they discover the body of an elderly man disguised as one of their Halloween props. As Sergeant Jimmy Patterson begins the investigation into the background of the deceased, it becomes more complex as time goes on.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Length: 161 Pages (751 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
1501 Parcher Place - A Paranormal Murder Mystery from the author of Raven and Into the Darkness
The house at 1501 Parcher Place stood beautifully preserved for years. But it held A mystery of its past residents that only Trish Morgan, a recent divorcee, could uncover.
Trish had done a term paper years earlier and befriended the last descendent of the Parcher family. This friendship leads to an inheritance that turned Trish's life into a tailspin of despair when she discovers a past resident haunts the house. In order to get peace back in her life she must untangle the relationships that led to a love triangle years earlier and the untimely death of the ghost that haunts the house. This story is about endearing love that even death could not separate.
It's a murder mystery that will keep you turning the pages until the end.
A few reviews follow:
This book is one that makes you want to find a follow up to see what happens to the woman in this book.
Why did I give this book a five ...
In Day of Forgiveness we follow Tobias Sinclair, a former lawyer-turned-writer who is profoundly affected by an unpredictable series of events that suddenly transforms him from an isolated observer of human history into a fearless participant of events that ultimately lead to the New Age itself. An unexpected head injury triggers a flow of advanced knowledge that inspires Tobias to share his thoughts with the rest of the world, and may determine humanity's triumph of love over hate. The unique insight and wondrous vision of one man, along with his two devoted companions, may serve to uplift and transform a divided world on the brink of self-destruction into a planet of peaceful coexistence with a hopeful future.
Savannah Taylor is an African American Defense Attorney with a Manhattan Law Firm. In the 10 years she has been with the firm, she has never lost a case, but success comes at a price. Working long hours, the torment of empty relationships, reliant on drugs and with a sister who despises her, Savannah's life couldn't get much more complicated. That is until she is handed a new case. Dante Jackson is a high-profile heavyweight boxing champion who has been accused of the murder of his girlfriend. While defending Dante, Savannah discovers several murders in Vega that all occur while Dante was in Vegas. Savannah struggles with defending her client or proving that he is a murderer. And what at first seems like an open and shut case turns out to reveal twist and turns at every corner. Savannah risks the safety of her loved ones to uncover the truth behind the murders. Innocent Truth and Guilty Lies is a tension-filled, page-turning story of murder, hate, love, and revenge.
Genre: African American Length: 95 Pages (1,167 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020
CAUGHT BETWEEN THE MOON AND NEW YORK CITY
Being a werewolf isn't all about howling at the moon.
Or running carelessly through boundless fields feeling the wind in your fur.
Not when you live in the most populous city in the US.
For Michael Andrews, a Canadian living in Manhattan and afflicted with lycanthropy, there are odd side effects to being a werewolf in the middle of a bustling metropolis.
Such as waking up naked in Battery Park with absolutely no memory of the night before as a wolf and trying to figure out why there is a bullet hole in his leg.
Just another day in the life of a man living with the odd side effect of his werewolf affliction.
(This 10,000 word short story is the original short story written by Mark Leslie that eventually inspired the full length Mark Leslie Novel: A Canadian Werewolf in New York)
Genre: Fantasy Length: 70 Pages (4,730 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Oct 21st, 2020