She is a wizard. He is a normal human. She knows that these sweet moments will soon be just a dream.
Iman has respected and obeyed her grandfather Charles and his teachings all through her young life. For this reason, Charles trusts her to always be responsible and keep the wizard code of conduct close to her heart, especially the ruling whereby a wizard can never fall in love with an ordinary human. He even gifts her a magical red diamond to keep all humans away from her.
But Troy is so irresistible. This science nerd is the ...
Genre: Short Stories
/ Length: 40 Pages (2,014 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jun 6th, 2020
Another case for Kress & Stein, Pattaya private investigators. Stein's son (Kress's godson) has tragically died and while Stein grieves, Kress takes over his cases. Among them is the pro bono case of a missing boy. Kress discovers that since their loss the kid's parents have come up in the world -- a big clue to a smart private eye, but it is not all that it seems.
This story appears in Sweet Song of the Siren and Other Stories.
Jacko said... "Occasionally, in life, you come across a person with a personality the size of Australia; the turning circle of a super tanker; the mathematical prowess of a lump of wood, and an unbridled joy for life. Read on... you've found him."
Chas said... "Having been brought up on a diet of Oscar I find these stories comforting, funny and above all else true. He's a memorable character who has impacted on the lives of his friends like the meteorite that wiped out the dinosaurs... obliteration first, questions after."
Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "The Greatest Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald - 45 Titles in One Edition". This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
This Side of Paradise (1920)
The Beautiful and the Damned (1922)
The Mystery of the Raymond Mortgage (1909)
Reade, Substitute Right Half (1910)
A Debt of Honor (1910)
The Room with the Green Blinds (1911)
A Luckless Santa Claus (1912)
Pain and the Scientist (1913)
The Trail of the ...
Genre: Short Stories
/ Length: 1,323 Pages (2,637 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Sep 22nd, 2020
Get carried away by these five page turner Amish romance stories filled with love twists and warm desire!
Mary Of The Amish: An adopted Amish girl goes on a rollercoaster ride of joy and pain to discover her roots, and in the process confront her own demons that prevent her from loving unconditionally.
Love Beckons: Martha resigned herself to a loveless marriage, but a careless moment of passion gets the gossip mill going and threatens to ruin her reputation. With her life on a precipice, help comes from the person she least ...
Go into the jungle, they said...
Climb an ancient pyramid, they said...
It'll be fun... they said.
Newlyweds Alison and James take a trip of a lifetime to visit an ancient ruins site. Their trek leads them deep into a primeval forest where the only clear direction they can see is up. They hear about several interesting structures that are off limits but are close enough to tempt their fate. With the typical tourist excursion only whetting their appetite, the thrill of archaeology becomes too great and they quickly wander off on a ...
Melting in the Sunby William Barton(William Barton Enterprises) Price verified 8 hours ago
"Melting in the Sun" is a memoir by science-fiction writer William Barton, cast in the form of short-stories, and one novella. Readers familiar with his work will find things they recognize here, told against the background of their own lives, rather than flung out among the allegorical stars of literary fantasy. If none of you have ever been where the man in these stories finds himself, maybe you've led a charmed life. Or maybe his life was charmed and yours the more instructive. One way to find out...
I feel nervous to be so far away from home. Everything is new and I find myself longing for the peace and quiet of Wyoming. All my friends want to do is party. And it's only day one of our summer in Europe.
Should we go with these party boys to their yacht? I'm so tired and I would love to just relax.
But then I meet Ben, the owner of the yacht. He shakes my hand and doesn't let it go and I feel shivers run up my body. He's a gorgeous man, and he's trying to sweep me away into a romance. I've never been with anyone before, ...
Body Check Hockey Romance Boxed Sets! Four Hot Romantic Sports Stories Bundled In One!
Book 1: Power Play
Angela finds herself in a deep depression when her friend Carol suggests they attend a hockey game. She figures a simple night out with her best friend will help cheer her up. So what if she doesn't like hockey?
Paul is the captain of the Boston hockey team as he provides veteran leadership to a young talented club. To the outsider, the rugged defenceman appears to have it all. He is rich and has a beautiful sexy wife. His ...
Robert Bedick's new collection of nine short stories, An Argument In Favor Of Television and Other Stories, reaffirms everything we learned about him from his well-regarded first novel, Tomas. That is, he is a writer who knows how to write. From Microwave, A Love Story (On Twitter) - a story that originally appeared in installments on Twitter - to The Eden Project - a story where two twenty-somethings attempt to re-create the Garden of Eden on a Twister mat within their Brooklyn apartment, Bedick shows that he knows how to bend all ...
Country singing star, Lucy Lee Mayberry loses her husband and son in a fiery car crash that almost claims her life. She recovers from her injuries and when almost out of rehab gets the news that her mother needs her care back home in Promise, LA.
Can Lucy Lee adjust to small town life after big city Nashville? How about her first love, Danny Joe Hunter who becomes the contractor and daily companion in her struggle renovate her grandmother's aging mansion. A mansion that now belongs to her. A mansion she plans to turn into a money ...
Aurora, a lonely investor, finds her live turned upside down after an argument with her boss. Taking time out, she travels to the majestic temples in Cambodia to fulfill a 22 year old promise and find answers to questions that haunted her whole life. When a stranger saves her life, an attraction develops.
Chase has been hurt badly in a previous relationship and closed his heart to love. However, when he saves Aurora, he cannot resist the attraction he has for her. While he battles to overcome his fears to trust Aurora, she secretly ...
A collection of stories ranging in length and genre, but each with a tale to tell.
'An American Drive' - A romantic journey cut short.
'The Escape' - Does the bright light spell safety or danger?
'Time Slip' - Trapped by a change in time.
'Mind Games' - A cruel trick of nature.
'The Premonition' - Can a horoscope predict the future?
'Eavesdropping' - Overheard on the bus 'I found a body on the road'
'Life in a Bottom Drawer' - Life-story of previous residents revealed through items found in a chest of drawers.
Chaos theory proposes that, in a dynamic system, very small variations in where you start can result in dramatically different conclusions. The principle of Laos theory is the same as this except that it takes place in a small South-East Asian country.
This story first appeared in the collection Mist on the Jungle and Other Stories.
On a murky Tuesday evening in Kansas City, it had just got done raining viciously. You could still smell the fragrance of fresh dew lingering in the air. Back in 1921, Kansas City had a lot of forest & woods before they got cut down to build homes. Ancient legends have been told that within the city lies a forest with a portal that has a rare breed of birds with special abilities. No one ever saw or believed these things, of course, I mean would you? That is until one day a little 4-year-old boy named Sam found out otherwise.
Mary had reached her limit. Every First Wednesday of the month she attended the networking drinks session, desperate to rescue her tiny art gallery from financial implosion. And every single time it was as if she didn't exist. People talked right over her. They interrupted her.
Made her feel as if she didn't matter at all.
Well, she'd make them listen.
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Taking Her Turn is a psychological horror suspense short story. My horror stories explore the frailty of the human psyche - how tenuous our grasp on reality can be. The delve ...
Two short stories, in the world of The Moneypenny Diaries.
Kate Westbrook, niece of the intrepid Miss Moneypenny and editor of her famous diaries, has uncovered two more of her aunt's formerly-classified adventures.
Short stories First Date and For Your Eyes Only, James offer a tantalising (and candid) glimpse into the life of James Bond's confidante and co-conspiritor: the ever-resourceful Miss Moneypenny...
Genre: Short Stories
/ Length: 20 Pages (319 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Sep 22nd, 2020
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard of the Storming Area 51 event. We all want to know the truth. What happens when the truth is set free? Does it change the world? This collection of stories offers one possible answer to those questions. There is only one way to find out.