Named a Best Book of 2017 by Kirkus Reviews
Rising ballet star Dena Lindgren's dream career is knocked off its axis when a puzzling onstage fall results in a crushing diagnosis: a brain tumor. Complications from the extraction surgery kick off a long and difficult recovery, prompting the company's artistic director, Anders Gunst, to shift his attention to an overshadowed company dancer -- Dena's older sister, Rebecca, with whom Anders once shared a special relationship.
Under the heady glow of Anders' attention, Rebecca thrives, ...
For countless generations the Ship has sailed the dark void between the stars, venturing towards a new world and a new home for those within. Phoebe and Jacob are to be among the last of the Ship generations. To Jacob, the Ship is a cage, an illusion of a world. A choice he never made. To Phoebe, the Ship represents everything she has ever known. It is her connection to her history, to those who came before her and the world they left behind. Now the Great Journey approaches its end, and Phoebe and Jacob set out upon a journey of ...
Stronger Within is Book One of the Silver Lake series.
Lori - in recovery following a serious accident, our fragile heroine is at a crossroads in her life and has sought sanctuary at the beach.
Jake - hard working and with a heart of gold, a struggling musician who is chasing his dreams as front man of local rock band, Silver Lake.
Vulnerability meets rock in this tale of two creative souls following their own paths in life. When their paths collide neither of their lives will ever be the same again.
Stronger Within, set in the small ...
Can Eden be built on another planet? Several pioneers, explorers, and inventors aim to find out by establishing a permanent colony on Mars. One mathematician and scientist, Steven Entner, stakes his career on the idea and inspires several generations to come.
As his vision evolves through his descendents, so does the technology to implement it. With the technology comes an increasing mastery over the environment. In the wrong hands that technology may lead to their ultimate destruction.
Note: This is book one of a trilogy. Although ...
Once an unremarkable boy living an unremarkable life, Zane now travels the worlds as a Dawn Knight, one of the most powerful beings in all the worlds. He is hailed by those around him and worshiped as the worlds' savior from Dusk Knight Abaddon Asra, a mad tyrant bent on destruction.
Except he has a secret, one that risks his own life and the lives around him. And as he travels the worlds, encountering a guarded girl named Riva, befriending a determined Witch named Aila, and fighting a Dusk Knight who wears his face along the way, ...
When the Mexican bandit General Rodriguez hangs Carson's grandfather, the young man is determined to get his revenge.
After joining the Texan Rangers, Carson crosses paths with the General again while escorting young Mexican heiress, Henrietta Xavier, to her home and Rodriguez captures her.
The two of them manage to escape, but Rodriguez isn't giving up that easily. Fleeing to the border for safety, the evil general is hot on their trails and only Carson's strength and courage can save them. But what chance does one young man and ...
A viking is called to fulfill his bloody destiny despite his desire to stay home with his love.
This standalone short story is an excerpt from the novel 'Grey Magic', about an eccentric, hexing-and-texting witch who needs to revisit her past lives in order to find her way back to magic.
What happens when a crazy inventor discovers a shiny metal case floating outside her space station? The Scientere Exremus is always looking for inspiration for her inventions so she hauls the item in. And it stands to reason that such a curious bit of space trash would have a homing beacon. The case itself is actually very valuable to Cpt. Dasho of The Galleum. That lost item will bring essential relief to the captain's pressing problem and she desperately wants it back. Their meeting poses an interesting question that only rigorous ...
"The Hand She Dealt to Me" is a dialogue-driven, adult fiction novel, about family, love, romance, friendship, mystery, suspense, betrayal and fraud, with an ethnic slant and a hint of humor. The story revolves around Pauline (Lia) Roma, a happily married woman and mother, living in Brooklyn, New York with her husband Steven, a successful pharmacist, and her daughter Julia, an aspiring actress, whose life is turned upside down and inside out by an innocent encounter in the park with a mysterious female named Amira. This innocent ...
This is the first collection of the intense and original poetry of Harry McIntyre.
Songs for White Whales and Nuclear Winter is an, at times delicate and at times devastating, volume of poems gathering his early work. Readable and fresh; Songs speaks of love, lust, loss and longing. It dances between pure light and unfathomable darkness from line to line and verse to verse.
Unconcerned with trend, tradition or compromise the 80+ poems presented here are stark and sometimes shocking, but always fringed with beauty and threaded with ...
Undercover agent Simeon Wallace is after the most dangerous diamond in the world. The beautiful but cursed Eye of God has enchanted its owners for centuries... and then destroyed them one and all. Recently stolen from a French museum by an antiquities plunderer, the diamond has been brought to the United States. If Simeon can't acquire it fast, there's no telling what havoc it could wreak among the country's richest and most powerful people.
Assigned to help him is a pretty new operative with the code name Anthem. Their attraction ...
Something stalks the night. Something lurks deep inside the darkness, feeding on the warm sweet blood of humans. An old school kind of vampire. One who uses his fangs instead of guns or fancy Martial Arts. He hunts. He kills. He sleeps at dawn.
Bonus Short Story: The Living Sand
A short story about two boys who discover a hidden beach and the evil deadly secrets that lie within its soft white grains of sand.
Bonus Short Story: Fear of the Scarecrow
This short story is about a man looking for revenge. Sometimes revenge comes with ...
Happiness was like a mirage to Daisy, the closer she got, the further away it went. She had just reunited with Edward when everything fell apart. An ex-girlfriend shows up, claiming to be carrying Edward's child. Her stepsister, whom her father abandoned her to raise, tries to seduce Edward.
And other things preyed on her mind -- why were Edward's parents acting so strangely? Why did her father hate her? And who was trying to damage her reputation in the military that she'd worked so hard to build? And why are you still reading this ...
Ten new voices in the world of science fiction cast their minds open wide and bring forth visions of tomorrow. Science fiction stories that deal with love, and fear, hope and despair, the ugliness of mankind and its beauty. Tales that reach to the farthest edge of the galaxy, and that face startling futures right here on Earth. These ten stories deal with artificial intelligences, cloning, aliens, war, peace and humanity's place in it all. We give you Tales From The Universe.
In The Devout Atheist, Daniel M Bensen explores a world ...
A small, weak, and sickly young man who excels at academics leaves the family farm when the love of his life falls in love and marries his often overbearing brother. His talent for art and foreign languages propels him from teacher to headmaster of a private academy. Later in life, the chance at an even better life presents itself when a timber baron recruits him as a private tutor for his children. In route to this new opportunity he stumbles across a Sasquatch and his life takes a turn in a whole new direction. This short fantasy ...
Alex Mason is heading to the mountains planning to rid herself of the family ski resort she inherited from her estranged father. She hopes that selling to developers will help her forget the pain of her past. She was not expecting to face those memories or her very first crush, Olympic skier, Bohdi Vonn.
Bohdi Vonn was a medalled Olympian with endorsements that provided a life of comfort. He only wants to spend his days running the T-Bar Pub and rebuilding his life at Talisman Mountain.
When news the resort will be sold to ...
The year is 1943 and war is in the air. The men are away, and the women are at home taking care of business. Mary Holland, the wife of John Holland, is in charge of managing her husband's newspaper while he is away. But managing a newspaper in the sleepy town of Pineville, Tennessee isn't exactly a daunting task. Pineville is filled with boring old stories and endless cups of coffee being drunk over checkerboards and local town gossip. Or so it seemed.
When Mary Holland is approached by an FBI agent who tells her that Farmer Griffith ...
An independent sequel to the story Trapped with the CEO. Chinese Romance Novel.
Daniel Si was a strong capable businessman. He was known as the world's youngest and most distinguished CEO after taking over his father's company at the age of 25. Such a powerful man seemed to know little about himself.
Janet Shao was a mischievous woman. She grew up with Daniel. Throughout her entire childhood, and into her adult life, Daniel Si had always been there.
Oh wait, you may find their surnames familiar. BINGO! This is a story about Harry ...
While sneaking to the harbor in disguise to beat up pirates isn't one of her royal duties, Princess Raven detests the idea of the ruthless brutes being anywhere near her territory. Her escapades to the harbor lead to her being wrongly arrested by pirate hunters. While locked up on their ship, she meets Xifeng who promises to get Raven home as long as she gets a large reward in return.
Separated from her home and separated from her crew, the princess and pirate step into an adventure full of hardships, victories, and an unexpected ...
An independent sequel to the story Trapped with the CEO. Chinese Romance Novel.
Before everything went south, Sophia had been leading a perfectly normal life as a chubby little girl with a happy family -- a professor father and an archaeologist mother. But things took a turn for the worse as her parents died tragically, and her wicked boyfriend, together with her sworn enemy Dorothy, set her up and sent her to jail.
When it looked like Sophia was about to unfold a new chapter in her life after getting out of the jail and marrying to ...
First he stole my house - Now he wants to steal my heart
The River Demons - Not only do these bad boys ride bikes and wear leather and sunglasses, giving them a brooding, love me now attitude. They live and work on a gambling Riverboat. Can you take them home to meet grandma? Only if grandma is ninety and has lost her libido, otherwise you're in danger Grandma fighting you over your man.
Leon Smyth is happy with his life - He is the illegitimate son of a low ranking African-American biker long dead. He rose to the rank of SAA in ...
This the first book in the Mail Order Bride of Sawyerville series. It is a clean western romance of three mail order brides headed to Idaho to meet their husbands.
This story covers the meeting of 3 young hopeful brides who meet for the first time as they travel by train and wagon to Idaho. They learn that they are all bound for Fort Lapwai to meet their husbands who are serving in the Army. Along the way, they are faced by challenges that cause them to question if they have made the right decision to be Mail Order Brides.
Get your ...
Are you a fan of Jack Reacher, John Wick, and The Equalizer?!
Meet Ray Price.
"There's so many laugh out-loud moments, you almost forget everyone is fighting for their lives."
Ray Price's days as a Detroit cop are over.
When word drops that his estranged younger brother is missing, Ray escapes from his broken career--and even more broken marriage--to return to his small Michigan hometown looking for answers.
Teaming up with an on-the-run hooker, Ray quickly becomes convinced someone involved with the ...
Inspired by The Mummy starring Rachel Weisz and Brendan Fraser. The saga began when the lady librarian and the hero were diving in the Nile at the location of the Library of Alexandria. She had uncovered an ancient clue to the gold Book of Enoch, the great grandfather of Noah. The book was handed down from Methuselah to Ham. His descendant King Nimrod at the Tower of Babel had the parchment scroll copied into a tome of gold. He carried the gold book with him, but he was afraid to open it. Then God came down and mixed up the languages ...
Wildflowerby James F. GoffioPrice verified 4 hours ago
Rene Scott's life has always felt like a movie. The people in it make him hear music. He's an executive assistant to a fading actor and has almost everything his heart desires. His best friend since middle school, a well-paying job, and a woman he's ready to spend the rest of his life with.
Rene's dream of becoming an actor had taken a backseat to the rest of his life recently. Until his comfortable and complacent world is turned upside down, and a person from his past comes back into his life.
This story is about a young boy called Timothy who asks his mother about British Values. Through the act of telling a story, Timothy's mother explains values in an easy to understand manner.
The Five British Values
Rule of Law
Tolerance of those with different faiths or beliefs
What is SMSC?
SMSC stands for spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. All schools in England must show how well their pupils develop in SMSC.
As a lone carriage makes its uncertain way across the breadth of Hell, the creatures of darkness begin to stir to answer their master's call. An enemy that will define the future of all the worlds has been unleashed on Earth which could threaten their very existence unless they unite.
They answer the call with evil intent in their hearts to vanquish that which threatens their world, but will they be able to put aside disharmony, war and hatred that thrives between them to fight for their lives or will the challenge of finally ...
Melly Woodruff has the worst luck with men. Every time another relationship fails, she jumps on a flight to visit a friend and take her mind off her lack of love. On another broken-hearted trip, a fellow passenger gets out of hand and Wes Truitt, the on board air marshal steps in. It doesn't take Melly long to remember they'd met before. Because what happens in the airport doesn't always stay at the airport...
Last Of The Greenwich Glamour Girls is the latest collection of poetry by Jennifer Juan. Navigating love, lust, loss and her light bill, Jennifer finds herself at odds with the world around her, and tackles it in the only way she knows how.
Mr. Bond was the type of British gentleman who enjoyed the best. Yet now he was not wearing a playboy's smoking jacket. He was trapped in an ornate silk straight jacket. There was no Swedish masseuse or nubile protégé to rescue him from his boredom. This was all too real. The dapper hero of the world was imprisoned in a mental hospital being interviewed by his Oriental physician. "Tell me all about your love life," the doctor demanded with dry humor. The handsome spy's face twisted into a wry grin as he laughed and then he asked, ...
THE BIRTH OF THE SUNS OF LIBERTY UNIVERSE
When he was leader of a Special Forces team in the jungles of the African Conflict, John Bailey made a reputation for breaking the rules in order to follow them. Together, he and his team found there was no foe they could not defeat. But something rotten was growing in Africa. Something or someone bent on unleashing a twisted form of justice and coming home to America to seek vengeance.
Three years later, working for the CIA, Bailey is the right man in the right place to foil an ...
On Friday the 13th in April 2029, the asteroid named 99942 Apophis, also known as 2004 MN4 will pass so close to the earth that it will actually be closer to the surface of our planet than some satellites. Some projections actually place it directly between the moon and the earth during this pass. What happens to the earth because of this? Will our calculations be accurate or will we experience some once in a millennium event that will alter our course of history forever?
The world depicted here after 'The Effect' is that post 2029 ...
It is 1971. Glenn Turley is a lifestyle suedehead and football hooligan with his own code of conduct, but life is changing too quickly for him to adapt. Arsenal are stumbling, his crew is fragmenting, the National Front is infiltrating his manor and he has fallen in love with a prostitute. He has to cement himself as top dog before the gang, and his world, fall apart.
Manslayerby Scott F NevePrice verified 4 hours ago
The bride held her son in her arms as she said, "I saw the murderer of my husband with my own eyes. I will never forget the look on his scarred face as innocent blood ran through his fingers. He shall burn in hell for all eternity for his crimes. But the time of his departure from this world remains to be seen. Do you two men claim that the officer did not slay my husband? What say you?" The first man spoke with a drunken slur, "That's right. He was with us at the inn. He never done anything against you." "We was playing cards, ...
* Historical Holiday Romantic Comedy Short Story
The pretty cheerleader from Davenport University screamed, "Help! Please someone help. She's drowning."
The piercing cry drew the attention of the crowd sporting on ice skates at Reeds Lake. The Valentine's weekend had brought out dozens of college students and locals. The large skating area stretched from the shore near the public library past the Grand Rapids Yacht Clubhouse to the Ramona amusement park.
The captain of the men's ice hockey team raced up to the screaming young lady. ...
The corsairs caught a LIE in their net that was a huge whopper. It was so big that it sunk the black galleon. But the LIE had been uncovered and its creator was a prominent international dignitary. He was a man like Job who was the greatest man of the East. The ponderous LIE traveled up the chain of command step by step. After that the unholy treasure was presented to the ancient lord of darkness known as the Prince of Persia. The warrior spirit knew the portent of the colossal LIE. He hastened with it to the Promised Land where all ...
Scrooge was dead to begin with. He was stillborn at birth. His mother cried from a broken heart. His father gave a sigh of relief. He was glad that there would not be another mouth to feed, or another soul to suffer a life of hard times. The midwife wrapped the baby in an old cloth. Then she said a prayer before she dropped the lifeless thing out of a window onto a dump heap in the alley. The sudden jolt caused the baby's small heart to begin beating. A tiny cry escaped its lips. The faithful midwife retrieved the boy child from the ...
* Romantic Roaring 20's Christmas short story!
The door of the florist shop was wide open. The young owner was personally peddling flowers from a cart on the sidewalk. Many people in the passing crowd exchanged dollar bills for tiny mementoes of beauty. Both the seller and the buyers were made cheerier by the swift and honest transactions.
"Please allow me to give you this red rose, Miss Bow," the handsome florist spoke as he stepped in front of the redheaded express train.
She graciously allowed him to pin the boutonniere to the ...
The call girl named Jacqueline sat on the waterfront at night counting her meager cash. She stuffed the roll down into her bodice and then she began to read a tabloid. The bold headline proclaimed that hookers were disappearing from London. The sensational reporter feared the worst. Perhaps it was the Return of the Ripper. To add credence to his wild claims, it was 2088 the bicentennial of the Ripper's bloody slayings in Whitehall. A weird sound assaulted her ears. It was somewhere between a chime and a glass breaking. She stood to ...
After his sister and her husband were brutally murdered, Kevin White's nieces come to live with him and his mother, Rose; but did the girls bring a killer with them?
After several suspicious occurrences, Rose hires Bethany Masters, a teacher trained as a bodyguard. Three new faces in the neighborhood raise the element of danger.
Can Kevin learn to work with Bethany and race against time to find out what is threatening his family before it's too late...
for them all?
Bach, Chopin, and Ellington were all considered masters, as well as musical giants, in their chosen field of music. All too rare geniuses, theirs is a unique talent that comes along once every two or three hundred years. Somewhere in Philadelphia lives a man who has the combined talents of all three of these greats musician but for some unknown reason, right at the pinnacle of success, he vanishes from public life and for nearly ten years. This is a man who made his mark early on in life as a child prodigy, someone who studied ...
Cashay was born #1 of four siblings; her mom was no different from most inner cities moms in the this current time. Allowing drugs and sex to dictate her life, she quickly loses focus of her reality. Being a single parent and forced to raise five kids alone takes a toll on Diamond. The struggles of not having a father figure around become evident as Cashay enters the world, attempting to save her siblings as well as her mother. Cashay has witnessed countless drunken nights from her mother, followed by disrespectful men. Her only ...
Kinderhook, New York - 1826
If monsters are real, then anything is possible.
Like all his peers, seventeen-year-old William Sharp grew up hearing fairy tales about the Moss Maiden, a folklore creature that rewards the good and punishes the wicked. But those were just stories to scare children... weren't they?
Then why are people dying? What is haunting the forests of Kinderhook Village?
Though frightened and overwhelmed, William will uncover secrets that will call on him to do more than he ...
When her husband abandons them for another woman, Jane Winston is left to raise their teen-aged daughter as a single mother. She loves Emma more than anything in the world and would do anything for her -- no matter how high the cost. Emma, on the other hand, hates her mother and goes out of her way to make her life miserable. What will it take to restore the loving relationship they once had and can it be mended before it's too late?
This story will take you on a tearful journey as you explore a volatile mother-daughter ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 341 Pages (1,415 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Sep 20th, 2019
Patrick and Candice, both born again Christians, are told by the doctor to abort their handciapped child during Candice's second pregnancy, but they refuse to do so and commit to loving their child because they believe in the value of life.
Patrick gets prostate cancer and goes into a deep depression and draws away from God. Will he trust in God again?
Candice becomes pregnant with their third child. But then they lose the baby. How will Candice and Patrick cope? Will they find solace in God?
Will Patrick live and recover from ...
"As a girl, I listened to my mother's stories about her year in quarantine as a 19-year-old TB patient in St. Paul in the mid-1940s. At 46 years old, upon my mother's death, I discovered for the first time I'd been adopted as an infant. As a writer, I've tapped my passion for storytelling to dig myself out of the mysterious hole I found myself in, regarding my own origins and the wondrous, mysterious nature of family." Susan Welch, Author - 'A Thread So Fine.'
St. Paul, Minnesota, 1946: Introspective Shannon Malone and her more ...
In the first sequel to The Queens of Dragonia, the first volume of the Captain Clankingsmith trilogy, a dragon, a mermaid and a mechanical man work to restore a mythical sword to its true heir. The mechanical man, an aereonaut, is on the adventure of his life as. Traveling from a steampunk version of Victorian-era England and around Africa, he encounters monsters and zombies.
Stories and characters from parts of the world that had been in the British empire, Arabia, India, part of the Mediterranean and Spain all become part of ...
Storm Clouds is the second book in the Home to Clare Harbor series. It is a story of family, friends, and strangers who are drawn together by forces over which they have no control.
Sara Merryn returned to Clare Harbor to make certain her grandparents were safe from what many believed to be the storm of the century. Now they face a storm of another kind that could pose an even greater threat.
Senator Gareth Dyersen knows more than he can share with those who have taken refuge in his isolated mountainside family home. But not all of ...
Dark Creationsby Robert F. Allen(ZMP Publishing) Price verified 7 hours ago
Evil has drifted into the quiet town of Pleasant Creek. A man, disregarded by society and considered to be simple-minded, decides to redefine his purpose in life. John Kemp has reached his limits and decides he will not be taken advantage of any longer by the townsfolk. He plans to start a new endeavor, an endeavor into murder.
Four friends become the first targets of John Kemp. A night of partying soon turns into a night of survival as John tracks them to an elementary school. Will the four friends survive the night? Or will John ...
In "The Devil's Toothache", a late night emergency visit changes the course of a young dentist's life. (6,800 words).
In "Dentures", a man who has lost his teeth looks to get a new pair of dentures so that he can feel young again (7,900)
The total cost of all six Pandora's Children books (1-5 and
Dark Interludes), if purchased separately, is $8.95. But if purchased together in the 2-book
Pandora's Children: The Complete Nightmares collection, it will only set you
back $5.98. And remember, Blink and Last
Dance of a Black Widow are ...
A flirty, sexy HEA romp!
Even though I love to eat some good cherry pie, I hate Cherry Valley.
Ever since I was dragged to this small town to open a tech start-up with my partner, I've been stuck in a land of cowpatties, yee-haws, and scuffed boots.
Dammit, I miss the kind of do-me heels I'd get in the city.
And I got a LOT of pumps, if you know what I mean.
Luckily Penny Burnett just happens to be one of the only heel-wearing hotties around here. And -- bonus! She's about to flee Cherry Valley for a new job.
That means we'll ...
***A Sweet Young Adult Romance***
The ultimate bad boy and the school's good girl.
Elle is cursed with a genius younger brother. A brother who has absolutely no idea of the problems he will face as a thirteen year old senior. Desperate to protect him, she reluctantly asks the school's new bad boy, Nate Clark, for help. Unfortunately, the only way this will work is if everyone believes Nate cares enough for her to get involved.
The last thing Nate Clark ever expected was to get close to someone like Elle Watson. Girl's like her ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 330 Pages (1,971 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Sep 20th, 2019
Every year, thousands of children are killed... by their own parents...
"Un-put-down-able. Riveting. Captivating. Mesmerizing... " - The Horror Fiction Review
Now, Shane Wills is about to discover why.
"[Apparition] is going to scare the hell out of you... - horroraddicts.net
About to discover an evil that has existed since the beginning of time.
"[U]ncompromising and relentless... highly recommended... " - Horror-Web
An evil that invades loving parents and turns them into something else.
"[A] gripping, pulse hammering ...
The Storm of Prophecy series continues in the aftermath of a devastating battle. The Kingdom of Ryga is besieged by forces shrouded in mystery and darkness. Through it all, the seers have detected a distortion of unknown origin between those who set out from Gadrale Keep and their embattled king. Still recovering from near annihilation but unable to ignore the potential threat, they head for Ol'nackall and the source of the disturbance.
What secrets lie in wait within the shadows of an ancient and once prosperous township now eerily ...
The schemes of fate care not for the lives of men. Of this, Marcus will soon become very aware. Every day of his young life has been spent in the preparation of one thing - becoming the next king of Morovia. Unfortunately, Marcus has no idea that fate is about to turn his entire world upside down. Three friends battle the forces that try to keep Marcus from regaining his stolen throne and find their faith tested at every turn. In the midst of the chaos, they must learn to walk by faith and depend on God. As their faith is challenged, ...
AN INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCE WITH MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE
Fresh out of the police academy, Donna Parker faces the world, her training officer and the other rookies.
Bob Coleman has fought the stigma of his father being the mayor and his unreasonable demands on Bob. He's a twenty-six-year-old lawyer who wants to be a prosecutor.
Can Donna, a rookie police officer and Bob, a new prosecutor, come together to help each other in their new jobs?
Donna finds that she has an enemy at Rockland PD. A new lieutenant who decides to take revenge and ...
It's been a while since Mexican Cartel Boss Alexus Costilla had a firm grip on Chicago's illicit drug market. She knows that despite the recent spike in gang related homicides, the Windy City is the land of opportunity for a drug trafficking Queenpin like herself. All she needs is a street organization to move the product.
Enter Lee "Juice" Wilkins, of North Lawndale the leader of one of the most dominant street gangs on the west side of Chicago. He's not content with purchasing kilos of cocaine from his Mexican connect, who is ...
Marisa is a godly Christian woman, wife and mother of five young children, caring for them all alone while her husband who is a Christian and a marine is away at sea defending his country of America.
The children and Marisa all take seriously ill and Marisa is even hospitalized. Shortly after being released from the hospital and still feeling weak, she receives news that her husband's ship has been bombed and that she would never see him again since there had been no survivors.
How will Marissa cope and care for her children? ...
Abby had the perfect life: shopping sprees at the mall, a pool in her backyard, a dream bedroom, a BFF... That is, until her family moved to the backwoods of Wisconsin.
Abby plans to prove this backwoods dump is no place for a thirteen-year-old. So when her parents hire a carpenter and his son, Greg, she hangs out with the older boy to make her parents worry. But Greg turns out to be a total creep, and although Abby tells him she doesn't like him, he continues to make her life miserable, watching her, trying to get close to her, ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 190 Pages (612 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Sep 20th, 2019
Just to prove that God has a great sense of humor, He granted one wish on Christmas. There was a good guy who lived in a small town. His name was Jiminy and he was a hard worker. Yet, nothing exciting ever happened to him.
Then that Christmas Eve, he was celebrating his eighteenth birthday. As he bowed his head and wracked his brain for the perfect gift, he got an awesome idea. He wished for his dream girl.
She was a Hollywood actress, a cover model and a sports car racer. She would be the perfect girlfriend. He went to sleep that ...
The secrets hide in Shadow Bay.
When Ian begins to investigate strange happenings in his town, he finds himself pitted in a war between supernatural forces of good and evil. Finding a mysterious woman is his only hope, and if he can't escape the clutches of the haunted town Ian may never get out of Shadow Bay alive.
Fans of Stephen King and Dean Koontz will appreciate this riveting thrill ride, which mixes suspense and horror in an unputdownable book with a surprising ending.
Iola Pope is a Mortimer Security agent on a personal mission. A personal mission that leads her straight into handsome Dean Frost's arms. While at first he's a brief and welcome distraction, he ends up being a necessary part of her mission, and mesmerized by everything about her, he can't deny her, no matter what she asks of him. Yet the case they work on together turns out to be a bit more complicated than anticipated, and when Iola's kidnapped, it's up to Dean to figure out how far he's willing to go to help her.
Warning: There ...
Jack's parents cleared out his room and boxed away his things. How had this happened?
Then they found the diary and in reading found out exactly what they had done to him.
Did Jack live or did Jack die? Only the reader can make the choice.
"The author has really got into the head of a teenager for this book. It reads as a very real story. It's very emotional." Zipper Ripper Reviews
Jack's Diary is a LGBT themed novella which was written in real time while Damian Jay Clay was studying at Ruskin College, Oxford. Though primarily ...
This book is also part of the complete BACKSTAGE PASS box set.
Not only was I positive that this was not the room where I'd lose my V-card, but I knew it would never be to a musician.
Not with what I knew about bad boy rock stars.
Kerri had other plans for me, and when his eyes locked on mine, I knew I was in for a run for my money.
And when a family emergency sent me running home, I was forced to make a decision. Left or right. No matter the way, it was about time I embraced my decision and just rode the ride.
Genre: Coming of Age
/ Length: 160 Pages (905 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Sep 20th, 2019
I don't regret what I've done... the lives I've saved or the ones I've taken. But I never wanted to be a hero -- never imagined I'd take justice into my own hands.
That was before I found a corpse, before my dog saved my life... before I killed in cold blood.
I'd just swapped my loser boyfriend for a giant mutt and picked up a dog walking gig on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Things were looking up until I discovered a dead body. Not only is the guy dead, he's my client. The police start looking at me like I have something to do ...
The Digby Carl WildrickPrice verified 15 hours ago
A thought provoking and entertaining young adult adventure...
Born and raised in the idyllic Swan River Confederated Fraternity, Jonny Marshall has never risked traveling beyond the mountains surrounding his harmonious community. That is about to change!
An adept distance runner and skilled musical theater performer, Jonny is approaching graduation. He dreams of the future, longing to claim a simple life employing his talents. Recent changes have made his life complicated. His plans have been unfairly shattered. Jonny has been ...
Q: Why would anybody want to destroy an insignificant young artist from Sunburnt City?
A: Have you ever been in bed with a flea?
The Year is 2025. Electra Sittie has an inquiring mind. She's on a mission to expose vindictive cyber criminals, who are threatening the country of her origin, Rafinaltland. With the help of her dog, "I-Bite-U" and her cat, "I-Scratch-U", they embark on an adventure to save the remaining "Rafinalts" before their country's final destruction. Electra is devoted to the principles of justice, however she loses ...
Genre: World Literature
/ Length: 230 Pages (1,629 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Sep 20th, 2019
"How Far Would You Go?" is a very fast paced short story about the allurement that a young woman faces when a strange man offers her the chance to end homelessness and hunger in the country by killing one homeless person at random. If you are a fan of the old Rod Serling classic "Twilight Zone" series, you'll love this story.
Justin Blackthorn meets Jo Phillips and embarks on a whirlwind romance. The path of true love is not smooth for Justin.
The transition from being just one of the boys, to becoming a man with his own mind, is not an easy one for him.
The trivial matter of Jo's favourite Indian meal brings the whole question of his commitment to her into doubt. Justin has reached a crossroads in his life. How will he react?
It is said that dreams are just that: only dreams. But believe me, this is not always true. Some dreams are as real as the dreamer.
Thanks to their dreams, dreamers can receive the special visit of eternal wisdom that has inspired the creativity of great inventors, scientists, musicians, and even writers throughout the ages.
This creative wisdom is not always the type that appears to the eager conscience. Sometimes, a Defiler, a destroyer of dreams, is the one who tries to appear before the dreamer. These creatures were once ...
"A side-splitting romantic romp." BookBub
Dumped for a younger woman, delicious divorcée Darcy Pringle is determined to make a splash at her California town's Spring Ball. But she doesn't have a hot date. When a friend dares her to rent one, hunky womanizer Forrest Forbes, gone from riches to rags and desperate for cash, Darcy turns her life (and her bed!) topsy-turvy.
Also by Sally Mason: MR. LOVE, GONE HOLLYWOOD & ALMOST.
What's wrong with Ben?
Ben Easter, a 37-year-old, pop-rock phenomenon who loves jazz, has never had a serious relationship. Immersed in the success of his band, he thought the supermodels and party girls he dated would one day develop into something lasting. So far, it's not happening. He's on the sidelines of life with no good reason to be.
Hannah Patrick was dumped at the altar by her one true love and now she sees all men as the enemy.
When their paths cross, sparks fly, but destiny is fickle and friends can't afford to be too ...
Having escaped from the nightmare of the Library, Jess and Duncan set out on a desperate mission to bury Excalibur. Soon, however, they discover that a deadly power is starting to make its presence felt, creeping through reality itself and devouring everything in its path.
While Jess faces fresh horrors alone, Duncan's past is uncovered and the truth about his love for Anna is laid bare. Meanwhile, Thomas Lumic grows stronger and the Ancient Wolf prepares for a final showdown, while Duncan once again finds himself drawn into a fate ...
Norian concludes his poetical trilogy with this final entry in his deeply moving, profoundly personal saga, and the closing installment does not disappoint! Nostalgic in tone, Norian delivers arguably his best work yet. By delving into his craft, he has created a work of art with substance, grit, and longstanding appeal. If you are a fan of his first two poetry books, (Theater of Pain, and Games of the Heart) The Dawn or the Dusk will serve as the closing exhibit that Norian's extraordinary talent has struck a balance between modern ...
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What does a person have to do to get a little privacy?
Be sure to read The Good Neighbor before reading this novella!
IN this light bridge novella I'm seeing what's happened with Frankie and Sean? By spring, it had been five months since they found Amber -- or rather, since she found Sean. Now he and Amber were living with his mom Stephanie, and Frankie was living alone -- not the best situation for Sean and Frankie - or for Stephanie and Max.
And what about Amber? It was hard to ...
Genre: Family Life
/ Length: 165 Pages (2,432 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Sep 20th, 2019
AVAILABLE NOW: THE MURDER OPTION, THE MURDER OPTION 2, & THE MURDER OPTION 3
Murder in pursuit of justice is a dark and dangerous road fraught with unexpected consequences.
KILLING OJ: Will Lynn Womack resort to murder to save his relationship with his daughter and stop the threat to his law firm?
KILLING CARTER GRAHAM: Katie Moore is determined to kill the sexual predator who ruined her life, but her quest is interrupted when she's kidnapped by men with their own agenda.
KILLING DOCTOR BARTON: When Danny Mottola's wife dies in ...
A tragic tale of family and misfortune from the author of The Woman in White
When their beloved parents die in quick succession, Magdalen and Norah Vanstone find that their world has been torn asunder. Through a legal technicality, their father's will renders them without a legitimate claim to their inheritance. All of their family's money goes to their uncle, and the orphaned girls are left reeling. Reduced to utter poverty, Norah takes a job as a governess. But Magdalen is determined to win back what is rightfully theirs.