Waxing Moon is an epic story set in feudal 19th century Korea, in the household of wealthy landowner Mr. O. Outside, there is political unrest as Western missionaries attempt to make inroads into the country. While the servants and wives within the O household compete for a greater degree of influence, Korea moves closer to the end of a dynasty and vast changes in the way of life for the privileged.
This story of family intrigue and political tension during the Joseon Dynasty is told with humor and warmth. The characters are driven ...
Will Freeman is an anxious teenager. He discovers -- along with his new friend Lily -- an unusual item in his attic. She shows it off in public, unleashing a series of events that changes their lives forever. A stranger claims it holds the key to the next stage of humanity's evolution. Malevolent forces and silent orbs will stop at nothing to retrieve it, even abducting Lily and forcing her at gunpoint onto an unearthly craft. Will -- along his socially awkward best friend Russell -- must rescue her, all the while feeling afraid, ...
A Haunted Past -- Angie Conaty, has long suffered from a reoccurring nightmare. The same one she's had since childhood. As an adult the dreams come far less frequently, due to her demanding public relations position, in the Toronto based reality television station, Gottchaon TV. The channel is in hot water currently, with the creators son -an entitled rich manchild- at the helm. Knowing that his mother, Judy Jones the creator of the investigative reality channel, hand picked Angie to mentor, Jason elects Angie to be the assistant ...
A quirky town in need of a hero
Two hearts too stubborn to compromise
One last chance to save them all
Ex-Navy SEAL Caleb Hardy is desperate to atone for past mistakes by helping the old woman whose letters got him through the war. When he and his band of brothers drop into her sweet, dying Texas town, only one thing stands in the way of his redemption.
Superstition Springs native Havana Nixon is convinced there's only one way to save their tiny Texas oasis and she's not about to let a newcomer -- no matter how gorgeous -- derail ...
In a Kindle-exclusive edition - along with Shinobu and the Chinese Watercolor, the complete Snow Dragon Trilogy:
Shinobu and the Dragon
Shinobu and the Baby Dragon
The Sea of Okhotsk.
Travel with Japanese industrialist's daughter, Shinobu Yamashiro, as she is summoned through time to the seventeenth-century, where a pair of fantastical Snow Dragons, Aeon and Kara, enlist her to rescue their daughter, Zaira, from the castle of Shinobu's warlord ancestor who rules on the island of Honshu... follow the further adventures of Shinobu, ...
The typical genital contains the following: rainbows, kittens, awesomeness, gooy-fun-time, joy, and POWER! The secret to happiness is clear, genitals. Anyone who says otherwise is just trying to trick you so they can hoard more happiness for themselves. Happiness is a contest and only so many people can win. Everyone who loses will be forever remembered as a nerd then forgotten. Forever didn't last very long, did it?
Warning, genitals aren't for everyone. If you experience any of the following symptoms discontinue use: Existential ...
Have you ever imagined stealing millions in cash from underneath the bosses nose?
This is a story about a heist with a difference, it involves the new supervisor Blake and three of his work colleagues.
They take part in a massive theft using laptop computers and a few clicks of a mouse, digital keys and digital money.
Join Blake and the team as they plan and carry out the crime.
With some laughs along the way, this is a tale of the unexpected.
Some say she's a witch, for her hair is so blonde it's unearthly, and her eyes so blue you might sink into the sea if you look into them too deeply. Maybe it's true; for I, the fearsome Mason Bentley -- a buccaneer revered by the most dreaded pirates, and a man who never thought he'd call one woman his own -- fell into the depths of her spell. Hannah Remington, the lost young woman who had no one who loved her and no one to protect her, somehow became my everything; and not just the woman, but her tears, her artwork, and her damned ...
Luca is my broody and sexy Italian millionaire boss, who I have been fighting my feelings for. I try not to love him and his asshole ways but I am attracted to him.
When I find myself in a different country, for Christmas, with his family, our relationship gets heated, emotions explode and things will never be the same again.
It takes one dance and one kiss to change us forever.
Open doors and open minds - Crossing is an unconventional romance, but a true love story nonetheless.
He stole her lipstick... and her heart.
Twenty-year-old Dani Walker can't believe her luck when she's paired up with the gorgeous Liam Garrett as her Acting I scene partner - or when he ends up in her bed. Being a Plain Jane with a mouth on her hasn't exactly served Dani well in the guy department. In fact, she's had nothing but one night stands. Still, she lets go of her insecurities and falls for Liam, despite feeling like he's ...
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The book is full of mysteries, murders, and deeply disturbing true horror stories. Most of us have at least one good horror story to share at a birthday party, wedding party or on a dark night when all friends get together ...
Todd is an over the road trucker. Outside of men's pro sports and locker rooms, there are few more testosterone filled environments than when a group of drivers got together. Maybe the bars where they stopped along the way would be even tougher. Todd stops at the Wolf Paw Bar, lays eyes on the bartender, and knows he's in more than one kind of danger already.
NOTE: The Men Loving Men Quick Reads collection is made up of stories you can devour in a short time. Each story is around 6000 words. This is a story of hot passion and ...
On the morning of her sixteenth birthday, Asenath was elevated from a lowly good-for-nothing daughter to that of a royal princess. Her father, a priest of On, had given her as a token to the pharaoh of Egypt. She was well received by the king, but thankfully she was not added to his harem as a concubine.
Her mother, now deceased, always said that she was as pretty and sweet as a pomegranate. Yet her appearance was not the most desirable according to Egyptian customs. The king preferred his wives to be skinny as a rail, lithe as a ...
*Historical Holiday Short Story!
One particular Sunday was the eve of Christmas Eve of 1945. The lonely young ladies delved deeper into the details of their bygone love lives. Enriched by the joy of the season, they casually talked of their husband's techniques in the sack. They giggled and laughed at the 'First Time' accidents and ecstasies. Yet, one common factor filled every love story. None of their brave and handsome young husbands was truly inexperienced. Somehow, each musclebound jock knew how to treat a lady in the ...
After dropping out of college, Jolie tries to settle into a new town and leave her mother's death behind her. But between her reoccurring nightmares about the cottage in the woods and the shadowy activities of her strange new friends, what's settling in is a sense that something-or someone-is not what it seems. Greta goes by a fake name and is running from someone; Jamie is trying to keep clear of his own old, insidious habits. As their pasts creep into the present and Jolie's nightmares begin to tiptoe into the waking world a ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 111 Pages (591 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 19th, 2019
Horton's Bend, located in NW Georgia, has always been a strange place that the locals say should be left alone. Recently an artifact collector disappeared and his brother was coma struck. Archaeologist Paul Brody is convinced that an important piece of history can be found there. Is it worth it? Come on down to Horton's Bend and find out what the hell is going on down by the river.
Genre: United States
/ Length: 145 Pages (314 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 19th, 2019
Four captivating short stories by Mary Grand, author of best selling anthology 'Catching the Light'., culminating in the beautiful Christmas story "Holly's Perfect Christmas?" Holly's plans for her dream Christmas at an idyllic cottage in Snowdonia. are disrupted when other family members join the party. Then the spiteful anonymous texts start to arrive... Find out how Holly's Christmas can be even better than she imagined.
Four stories, four women making changes that will alter their lives for ever.
Give and Take
Days before her ...
Really Short Shorts is a compilation for forty short stories ranging from four to six pages for most of them. There is a wide range of topics included in the stories. Most of the stories deal with people--from little kids to seniors. Some of the stories are pure fantasy. Keep in mind that my ultimate goal in writing is to entertain myself. If you enjoy my stories, then that's a plus. Read and enjoy
The Earth was obliterated by an unknown force. The Cataclysm. After the Cataclysm, humanity struggled to survive without the central hub of the Interstellar Federation. Bloody wars burned across the galaxy. After the ash had finally settled, a disease spread across the galaxy that split humanity into two different races. The wars reignited between the two races: the "Vampires" of the Blood Dynasty and the "Normals" of the rest of the galaxy.
The "Vampire" and "Blood Wars" raged for years. Now, nearly twenty years after the end of ...
14-year-old Bleu lived a life of hell and with her mama. Bleu never knew real love after her father's sudden death. Everything good was stripped away from her when he sister Harmony moved away. Bleu was miserable and but did all that she knew to gain her mother's attention but Lola her mama had a heart that was cold as ice. Then one day Lola does the unthinkable. When you are addicted to crack you will do things that are out of the norm just to experience the high that you had the first time but it will never come.
In the same day, two devastating letters arrive driving Ella Tate to finally
return to her childhood home of Mercy, Alabama and face the secrets and
shame of her painful past. Set predominantly in the sanctuary of a small southern town in the 1960's, Mercy, Alabama spans decades and states to probe a buried but unsettled past plagued with mistrust and tainted by an unresolved murder. It explores the choices that define us, the nature of forgiveness, and the frailty of human connections in the face of disaster.
A beautiful news reporter and a middle-aged detective form an unlikely friendship as they investigate a murder. But as they try to uncover the truth, they must be careful not to expose their own closely guarded secrets
LIVING WITH GOD- "This is a collection of poems written by me as an offering to God. In all my joys and sorrows I have felt the need to turn to God as a source of comfort and a staff on which to lean. I have come through life with a sense of wonderment and awe. Writing these poems have brought me much comfort , confidence and pleasure too. I hope the readers get some positive feelings from them and that perhaps in a small way they help them." - Betty Paul Thottam
Betty Paul Thottam is a graduate in Mathematics from Madras ...
And from the ashes emerged the Chicago St. Clairs.
Recent arrivals to Chicago, 1871, the St. Clairs of the Clarion Division are still getting their bearings (not that they will ever quite fit in). Alas, although specially equipped to handle criminals of the twenty-second century, their high-tech skills are far less useful for fighting crime in the Victorian Windy City.
The Division's in-house forensic surgeon, River St. Clair, mans the post as the district's latest medical examiner, and her brother Archer, the ...
Genre: Short Stories
/ Length: 25 Pages (2,435 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 19th, 2019
A fiction of love and friendship told against the backdrop of political oppression and economic hardship affecting humankind everywhere, THE GOOD CITIZENS is an epic story spanning over three decades. Lingling, daughter of Chinese pro-democracy activists, and Gabo, son of an undocumented migrant from El Salvador living in the United States, become international pen pals and support each other through their childhood turmoil caused by their parents' actions which are severely sanctioned by their respective governments. Lingling and ...
Genre: United States
/ Length: 367 Pages (429 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 19th, 2019
Two young kids from the street are adopted by an actor and the president of a MC.
They came from the streets and now are considered royalty. There are many Uncles to protect them.
This is a family story with lots of action. The love of family and brotherhood. Bad guys are on the loose.
Nick must protect his children and his family at all costs.
Read the story that is happy and heart breaking. These children are indeed Royalty.
The Royals of The Horsemen MC.
Warning: This story is intended for mature audiences only.
In this exhilarating preview of The Girl in the Rabbit Hole: Claire Foley is a genius, and some dangerous people have noticed. Now, she's become an unwitting accomplice to sinister happenings, led by a mysterious organization with dark, disturbing goals. Faced with shocking revelations and a deepening mystery, Claire must escape the inescapable, before they hijack her gifts to do the unimaginable.
"An immersive, very well-written roller-coaster ride with surprises around ...
The plot thickens as the hockey playoffs begin!
Angela feels out of her league when her rich and talented boyfriend, Luc, takes her to Boston to watch his hockey team in the playoffs. Luc seems like the perfect guy, but around every corner there is something that could bring their relationship to an end. Angela must prove to others that she and Luc belong together while fighting off other desires of her own that might arise along the way.
At the same time, Vanessa and Paul try to rebuild their relationship after she admitted to ...
From the darkest recesses of some of the horror world's most chilling minds, Kevin J. Kennedy brings back together some of the authors that brought you Collected Christmas Horror Shorts, alongside several new authors, from upcoming indie stars to Amazon top sellers.
Whether you like Easter or not, you'll certainly have a different view of it after you read the stories contained within these pages.
Grab an Easter egg, dim the lights, get cosy and get ready for some chilling tales by some of the horror world's finest.
From benefits and the job queue to winning millions on the lottery! Happy? No. Anxious? Yes. Imprisoned? yes. Chased by the Mob? Absolutely! Everything is not what it seems to be. Who would you trust with two million pounds? An anxious tale of a peculiar man who wins a fortune, receives a jail sentence, escapes and is then hunted by a variety of London's most notorious criminals. Peace of mind is a forgotten luxury when your life hangs in the balance. Is the money worth it?
This novel is intended for an adult audience and was ...
A compilation of Susan Wingate's latest poems, including The Dance of Wind in Trees which was selected for publication by the Virginia Quarterly Online in 2013.
Many of Susan's poems deal with cats, nature and spousal relationships.
Her highly emotional subject matter shows the depth of the author's range of writing.
Kindle eBook exclusive. 19,000 Laugh-out-Loud words!
"***** -... Paul Day turns normal events into the most cringy of embarrassing situations... very, very funny!" -
Paul Day Chronicles - Fate... Bloody Fate!
(From the days of 2006)
What's the best tonic for anyone feeling down, lonely and in desperate need for some female attention?
All you need is a fool-proof plan.
For Paul Day, that's a night out at a night club, accompanied by well known womaniser Tony Sharp.
All he would have to do is, watch the great man in ...
After inspecting a coin operated rocket ride, a young man discovers it has the ability to transport him to a land where ancient creatures still roam. Will this dangerous new world eat him alive or will he survive to tell his story?
This is a short story of 4600 words.
The second book in the Medieval Herb Garden Series...
"Captures the very essence of medieval life!" --Wordweaving
"Lush, romantic, unputdownable!" --bestselling author Cheryl Bolen
From NEW YORK TIMES and USA Today bestselling author Colleen Gleason: a sweet romance of ladies, lords, knights and chivalry.
In the Age of Chivalry... A time when kings and queens vie for power amid treachery and betrayal... a time when brave knights live and die by a code of honor... And a time when women are nothing more than political game pieces, ...
Office Space Meets Spaced Meets Silicon Valley
The year is 1998. I work in the IT department for a Fortune 200 company. I work countless hours, enjoying and hating my job at the same time. I sometimes (but not always) enjoy the hardware better than the people. This is my story.
As a home nurse, Shanna Carter is used to overnight house calls. She gets a little more than she bargained for when she gets called out to a huge mansion in the middle of nowhere. The place looks derelict and she wonders how it's possible that her elderly client even lives there.
Shanna's about to get more than she bargained for. It turns out that Jackson Winters is much more ancient than Shanna ever could have imagined. Shanna is more than a little shocked to find that Jackson is a very sexy, very tempting vampire. Shanna realizes ...
When Gideon Pierce flees the mining town of Liberty after being wrongly accused of killing a lawman, he vows to return and take revenge on the man responsible, Warner Gray. But with the ruthless businessman Rudyard Crosby now controlling the gold mine, he knows he'll be shot the moment he steps foot in town.
To take on Rudyard he needs to know why the businessman is determined to re-open the mine and make Liberty great again. The answer lies with Emerson Hall, the man who owned the mine until fifty miners were killed in a terrible ...
Picture India and Burma in 1942: with unexplored jungles, Himalayan Mountains, Naga headhunters, and a young man looking for adventure. Instead of a fighting position, Harry Flynn is sent to WWII's Forgotten Front in the China-Burma-India Theater as an ordinary supply officer. There, the military's 'win at all cost' mentality is killing a man a mile.
Behind the Forgotten Front is not another 'boy goes to war' tale; instead, it's about Harry Flynn's struggle with himself as he helped an African-American regiment build the 'road to ...
The Holy Ghost breathed out flames of pure energy as He said, "If the devil can turn a good man's hair white from a fright, then I am going to show the world what I can do to a carnal man by giving him a glimpse of paradise!"
Disguised as the Man of Fire, the Holy Ghost began His latest assault on sin by haunting the oldest campus in the United States of America. The dread and terror was scaring the Hell out of the millions of inhabitants. No one was safe from the long arm of the spectral visitor from another world.
There was no ...
Were there really Communists in Hollywood in the 1950s? Was it a "Witch Hunt"?
The year is 1950, and Alexis Goldhart, a legendary Hollywood movie star, has just completed the first TV episode of Goldine in Paradise in Hawaii. On a flight from Honolulu to Kona, her plane disappears over the ocean and is never heard from again.
Davilia Randall, a famous Hollywood costume designer, and close friend, believes Alexis is not dead. Randall hires Jake Watts, a Beverly Hills private detective, to find her.
Jake interviews numerous people who ...
For as long as she can remember, Seg has lived in the Orphanage. She was brought there by her spiteful mentor, Plumbess Roc, to learn the art and danger of Plumbing -- to become a Plumbess. But when Seg struggles, when she finds nightmares in Plumbing's dark recesses, she always turns to another Plumbess -- the warm, caring Plumbess Zag -- for solace.
Until Zag dies.
Seg blames Eck for Zag's death -- Eck who was raised by snakes, Eck who left a scar on Seg's neck when they were children. When Seg finally leaves the Orphanage, to ...
Sentenced to penal servitude on the prison planet Scartaris, Gerald and his friends find themselves in their worst predicament yet. Incarcerated on the planet's permanent dark side, they are forced to work in the food mines, producing the raw materials necessary for the creation of synthetic protein. Snowy mountains surround the labour camp on every side. Even if they escape, how will they survive in the icebound wilderness of Scartaris? And will they ever return to Earth? Book Two in THE ROCKETEERS
Life, liberty, and... time travel?
Politics, what-ifs, all-knowing historical ghosts.
Matt, a young college student with political aspirations, is dead set on becoming president someday. Inspired by his best friend, he wants to end poverty in America, and being president will give him the power to do just that. His plan: an economic bill of rights, that he believes should be guaranteed to every citizen. In a strange, near death-like experience, time freezes, and Matt encounters a man who calls himself Ben Franklin. Franklin tells ...
Mila Washington is the daughter of two hustlas. Her father Kedarious Washington, is the plug and her mother, Mrs. Laterra Washington, is a hustla in her own right. Their stories have come full circle and now, they've bred a mini hustla of their own, young Mila.
Life as a high school teenager is complicated enough, but with an inherited sharp mind and the ability to convince even the most skeptical people, Mila has Madison High School sewn up! Her and her boyfriend Rick are the most popular people in school, and to everyone on the ...
It's the summer of 1953 and in the South of England, Mickey Ray is living a lie. Mickey is a bareknuckle boxer, a prize-fighting gypsy who is the son of the Romany camp's leader. He is eighteen and is engaged to Rosa, a strong, traditional Romany girl. Mickey's lie is simple, he is gay in a society that won't worry about the illegality of the fact, they would see him dead for it.
Mickey accepted a long time ago how his life would be but he has a chance encounter with a local teenager. Tom is a quiet, introverted boy; raised by his ...
Based on the true story of Mary Ellen Pleasant
Mary Pleasant is the daughter of a slave family living in Monroe, Georgia. Everyone has been talking about the emancipation of the slaves, but when freedom finally comes, there is a lot of uncertainty about what the future holds. All that Mary knows for sure is that she is going to go West and she is determined to find a way to get there.
After answering a "Brides Wanted" advertisement on the church notice board, Mary finds herself saying goodbye to her family, perhaps forever and ...
Monday morning traffic was horrible on my bike, but nothing could diminish the optimism inside of me. The showing had been a huge success, and some of my long-term artist friends that had never made a dollar on their art had cleaned up.
The "thank you" texts and calls were still coming in.
Oddly enough, I felt like a hero of sorts. It was stupid, and my brothers would have given me loads of crap over it, but it felt good. Even better than that, I won the bet.
A date with my sexy, uptight manager. All I need is this one date, and ...
Short stories. A main short story about Andre. He is coming of age but has never been outside the flat he grew up in. Now, he wants to explore the world he hasn't grow up in. He has never played outside or even been shopping. Let's find out what he decides to do.
A young teenage girl goes to spend the school year with an old family friend in Pennsylvania, so she can attend a ladies college nearby. Little did Charlotte know, but her life was about to change in many ways. Struggling to adjust to her new way of life, she finds herself wishing for love and acceptance. Never giving up on her dream of being a writer, she works hard towards the goal. The story takes a twist, and Charlotte finds herself completely overwhelmed with new responsibilities. The affects of World War II places more pressure ...
Book three of the Partners trilogy. The adventures of Curtis and RC continue as they spike the guns of homegrown terrorists. Their partnership takes a turn for the worst when the past life of Curtis is exposed.
Bill Glose's HALF A MAN lays bare the impact of war on the individual soldier. The book's first half, about war and life in the military, tells of the sometimes harrowing, sometimes maddening, but always emotional experiences of soldiers in today's Army. The second half is about the baggage a soldier brings home with him and the opposing feelings that threaten to tear him apart: the guilt, the pride, the joy, the anger. Evocative, imagistic, and mesmerizing, replete with telling details and enriched by occasional humor, this ...
Things aren't going so well for elderly widower Mitch.
His daughter thinks he's rushed himself into a residential dementia centre before he becomes a burden upon her. In truth he's more worried that if he doesn't lock himself away then the secrets of his past will get out.
The care home could be a whole lot nicer, but it's all he can afford and, anyway, Mitch is determined. He's sold his house and signed his freedom away. Let them take care of him for the muddled remainder of his days.
Except that he's not really in need of a ...
Here's a heart warming Christmas tale, by Helena Puumala. It follows the characters in her "at the lake" stories, as they spend Christmas at the snowed in confines of their summer cottages, where something wonderful happens on Christmas Eve.
The story is about 8000 words, and is a companion piece to her other "at the Lake" stories, particularly the Halloween and Easter stories. Note, though that all stories can be read and enjoyed separately.
**Bram Stoker Award-winner for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction**
Do you see the point of the story, Nathan? We all cut parts of ourselves away, but we never lose them. Things stay with us--souvenirs with memories attached. We can't always choose what to keep, what to throw away.
Nathan's parents devised cautionary tales for him and his sister--gruesome stories about predatory cars racing along the "Big Street" at one end of their neighborhood, or dope fiends lurking in the woods behind their house and ready to plunge ...
"... dark humor that graces an even darker tale. Most highly recommended." -Readers' Favorite (5/5 STAR REVIEW)
In this satirical tour-de-farce, Audrey Riddlerfinch finds out how hard and lonely it is to be the only girl in a man's world at the Dictator's College. Not failing music, literature 1, or PT is challenging enough. What is worse; her fellow students, the principal, and the school administration won't stop at anything to break her spirits and force her out.
But Audrey is determined to graduate, at any cost!
THE MEANTIME ...
Corruption. Extreme weather disasters. A mission to slow climate change goes horrifically wrong.
February, 2022. A tsunami hits Southwest Thailand. There are no warnings.
With climate change accelerated, natural disasters are hitting more frequently... and harder. To evacuate in time, people have come to rely on the UN's extreme weather warning system which uses artificial intelligence to forecast exactly when and where disasters will strike.
Until the system suffers a devastating cyber-attack.
Steph, an environmental ...
This short story (approx. 6500 words) focuses on the complex and somewhat troubled relations between children, parents, and grandparents. It also revolves around the mysterious forces of the universe, including the various notions of the divine held by the people in the story, which sometimes conflict, much as they do in the world in general. An Easter service and a freshly planted apple tree draw the parties together, over one fateful Easter weekend.
The story is set in a Northern Ontario lake community, and continues to explore ...
Ex-MI6 code breaker, Dr. Geoff Turner has skilfully infiltrated the Power of the Triangle, the new world leaders by stealth; his intention to destroy the monster from within before mankind's freedom is lost forever. Christianity and all religions will be crushed without fail. It will be done - The SS Knight Templar of the Dawn.
For thousands of years since the arrival of the first Vampire, Tal'davin, Vampires have roamed Taagras all but unchecked, a threat against the existence of mankind.
Barros Toldar, a Hunter once belonged to a group of humans that have hunted Vampires ever since they first stepped foot in Taagras. But his mistake wasn't small. He married a Vampire Countess, one that is set on recreating the iron fist that Tal'davin once held over the world.
Hunters is the first book in the Toldar Series, a tale of love, terrifying foes and gripping ...
A fake bride in BIG trouble - a gripping thriller full of twists!
Twenty grand vanished from gangster Shaun Halloran's casino, and so did gorgeous blonde croupier Kat White. Once he's tracked her down, he'll shoot first and ask questions later.
Amy Satterthwaite's just learned Kat stole her ID for a sham marriage. Desperate to clear her name and save her friend from Shaun, she swallows her pride and turns to arrogant Ross Pritchard for help. But can they find Kat in time?
Twists and tension keep the pages turning in A.A. Abbott's ...
Asleep or Awake, it's not Easy Being the Best Looking Man on the Planet
Part of the burden of being the best looking man on the planet is that Stinky attracts more than his share of extreme characters. In the first story in this new collection a blond with a loose past and a tight dress starts him dreaming he's a hard-boiled detective. He needs to put on his thinking cap before he can solve the caper -- in this case a fedora suitable to his noir fantasies. In another tale a Distinguished Professor gets Stinky's goat -- literally -- ...
A collection of tales to chill your bones from George Strasburg, a modern master of short horror fiction. In his decade long career, his short stories have graced numerous publications where he has terrified, disgusted, and shocked many readers. This collection brings 16 of his short horror fiction in one spot. A variety few have matched, as he tackles creepy houses, zombie outbreaks, end of the world scenarios and the afterlife.
Wagging her tail with delight and dressed in a puppy suit, Maddy Berkeley wants to do good in the world. She works for free at the local children's hospice, and one of her best friends is Dora, aged twelve, who resides there from time to time.
Her friend Pearl is suffering from post-natal depression and her other pal, Ted is constantly suffering from bad girlfriend choice, except for his current one who has a twin called Stan.
Maddy is barking about Stanley Franks and more importantly, his dog Phyllis, who she has adopted without ...
These aren't your mom's sparkly vampires.
"Like the Lord of the Flies... in a concentration camp run by vampires."
When a young wanderer of untapped power awakens imprisoned by a conspiracy of ruthless vampires, he must harness his raw abilities to overthrow their vampiric order, save his fellow survivors, and rescue the woman he's come to love.
But how can one man overcome dozens of preternaturally swift killers?
How does he fight back with no weapons of his own?
And how can he dare love, when everyone around him would sell ...
Sam Calvert is the only veterinarian within a hundred miles of Rocky Butte, Colorado. He doesn't have time to get involved with anyone, but when a stranger appears at the local bar, he can't let her walk out into the night alone. She isn't dressed for the cold, and the look of desperation in her eyes has him worried.
Allie Tate has hit rock bottom. The only thing she really wants is a home, but life won't cooperate. When she discovered her husband cheating, she ran. Her car, however, died in the mountains, so she's on foot without ...
Violet dreams of swimming in a rainbow river in a world greater than her own. The next morning, she sees auras, in all the colors of the rainbow, around her family, her best friends Amber and Nila, classmates, and everyone else in her small east coast town.
Amber is dating the most popular guy in grade nine, but their auras hint at a problem with their relationship, and Amber's red overlay shows she has unresolved trauma. Violet wants to help, but she needs to know more about auras and her other new abilities. A series of dreams ...
Genre: Coming of Age
/ Length: 126 Pages (528 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 19th, 2019
This novel tells the story of a pilgrim, who decides to leave behind the obstacles of his routine life in order to set out on "The Way". On the trail along the Iberian Peninsula, he comes across many people and situations that leave their mark on him, all providing new life meaning through the personal rediscovery of his true essence. This is a novel that takes an unmatched approach to tackling themes such as love, wealth, the meaning of life, and reconnection with oneself and nature.
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What do you do with a cheating, no good husband?
Divorce him of course. What if it's not that easy? Come up with a crazy, daring plan and put it into action.
Elizabeth Matthews knows her husband Bill is cheating on her. She's put up with the affairs and the lies for long enough. She wants a divorce so she can be free to live her life on her terms. The only thing stopping her is the prenup she signed stating she'll get ...
A collection of short story writing that eventually got me asked to leave our local U3A writing group!
I ask any reader to assess what was wrong, and why I should be ostracised.
I hope you enjoy what is written, perhaps a room filled with laughter and sometimes pathos is "not quite the done thing" in any local U3A?
Jenny wins the lottery and plans to take her best friend Claire on a trip of a lifetime.
They begin their journey departing from New York onboard a luxurious train to Chicago.
While onboard the train there is a murder but who carried out this brutal attack?
Join Jenny, Claire, Lieutenant Ives, Max, Roy the guard and a couple of cowboys plus many more characters onboard this first-class journey of drama, mystery and a couple of laughs along the way.
This book is your first class ticket, please have it ready for inspection.
With mismatched colored eyes and a tuft of brown hair growing within his blond locks, Julian realized very early in life that he was different. His inexplicable math and science knowledge, remarkable musical talents, and surprising foreign language skills, initially "gifts", soon became a burden. His childhood is further complicated by haunting visions and disturbing memories of other people's lives.
Julian must assemble the puzzle of his visions in a race against time, as he, together with Fatima, his young Lebanese friend, unravel ...
Will's story began back in 1943, he hasn't spoke a word of it to anyone, until now... Late in the Fall of 1943 things turned bloody for the small, rustic town of Murkwell Falls as someone or something started killing off the men, women and children one by one. Until two twelve year old friends, Benny and Will finally had enough, took things into their own hands and fought to take down the murderer of Murkwell Falls. They uncover the unimaginable truth as they risk their lives in this legendary tale of twists and turns that are now ...
My Poetic Path (Selected Poems 2000-2010)
Themes that will resonate with many readers:
-Nature and the changing seasons.
-The ebb and flow of life and love.
-Family, friends and pet friends.
-Timeless and treasured memories.
Here's what some readers are saying about this timeless poetry collection:
"Geraldine Helen Hartman's: My Poetic Path, took me to roses at midnight and wonderful weeds in the garden to memories and heartfelt love.
She writes with a refreshing clarity and exquisite selection of detail.
I had a plan.
Graduate college, acquire my dream job, settle down with a good man, and live a normal, content life.
But that's not how it played out.
Instead, I met the dark, brooding, misunderstood Grey Wyler, and my perfectly planned life got derailed. Now I'm a girl who managed to survive a mass shooting, desperately trying to hide how broken I truly am.
Everything I've ever dreamed of is slowly slipping through my fingers -- including a future with the man I fell hopelessly and irrevocably in love with. Grey owns every ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 317 Pages (1,892 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 19th, 2019
Vicky flees from an abusive foster father, and jumps on the first bus out of the small Georgia town where she lives. The bus takes her to New Orleans, where she meets Dave Boudreau, a pimp with a heart of gold. He has four girls living in the home he inherited from his parents, and tries to ease Vicky into a world of prostitution.
When one of the hookers and her best friend, Jesse, give Vicky an unusual necklace for her sixteenth birthday, she recognizes it from a repeating nightmare she's had since childhood. This event starts her ...
Genre: Coming of Age
/ Length: 422 Pages (578 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 19th, 2019
Things You Can't Tell Mama - The Pastor's Wife 2
Everyone has done something at one point in their lives when they think - I can't tell mama about this. The follow up to the first in the "Things You Can't Tell Mama" series - The Pastor's Wife - "Things You Can't Tell Mama" series - The Pastor's Wife 2 - Picks up where the first book ended with Quinton telling his parents that he wants to bring Latavia Johnson the ex-wife of their former church pastor over to their house for Christmas because they are involved in a relationship. ...
Amber Meadows can't help feeling drawn to Blake, the introverted army vet who rides at the same weekend biker outings as she does. She senses something special in him and has made an effort to draw him out.
But... he has never mentioned his family, and he CERTAINLY never mentioned that he has a daughter! So when he turns up on her doorstep one Friday afternoon, looking frazzled and holding tight to the hand of a tiny red-haired spitfire called Mandy, Amber is more than taken aback.
She discovers that this little mite is the ...
Charity begins at the hospital, not home, if you want to give Eddie a sponge bath.
Eddie isn't worried about the bullet that whizzed through his chest. Sure it hurts, but the doctor told him he'll be fine. Deciding where to recuperate has him almost paralyzed. His mother, Stinky's mother and Stinky are fighting for the right to play nurse and unlike Gaul, he doesn't want to be divided in three parts. Whatever he decides, he'll disappoint two of his nearest and dearest and Irish guilt and Eddie were pals long before he met ...
Europa, siglo XIV. Esteban, un viejo monje, escribe la crónica de su vida. Lleno de dudas en su juventud y reacio a seguir la vida monacal, es confiado a León, un clérigo discípulo de Raimundo Lulio. En medio de una convulsa Europa, viajarán a París, asolada pronto por la Peste negra; huirán a Avignon, donde ejercerá el oficio de secretario en la corte papal, y se enfrentará a una misteriosa mujer, cuya sangrienta historia le persigue desde que era un niño.
Novela para recapacitar acerca del mal y de los asombrosos extremos ...
The future of the Empire hangs in the balance. Separated from birth, the Royal Twins have been raised in opposite corners of the empire.
Meanwhile, bandits continue to lay waste to the kingdom in their attempt to force the Emperor to relinquish the Northern Imperial Sword. Among them is the Noble Bandit, nemesis of Peasant General Guarding Bear. Tasked with rearing one of the twins, the Peasant General wastes no time in preparing the boy for his destiny of ridding the kingdom of the bandits once and for all.
But long-kept secrets ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 330 Pages (1,762 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Apr 19th, 2019