Diablo - he hated me. Enough to want to shoot me. And he did. Furious, and sick of his beastly ways, I slapped him, told him to go f**k himself and braced myself for the bullets. He could shoot me again, I no longer cared.
To my absolute surprise, he became fascinated with me. See, no one had ever stood up to him like I had. He blackmailed me into becoming his woman, threatening to slay the entire village if I rejected him.
He was hairy, tattooed, with piercings, and above all, he had tried to murder me, yet, to save a village, I ...
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Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. Blackwood wrote a number of horror stories. His most work seeks less to frighten than to induce a sense of awe.
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The Empty House
A Haunted Island
A Case of Eavesdropping
Keeping His Promise
With Intent to Steal
The Wood ...
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"No Name" is a 19th-century novel revolving around the issue of illegitimacy. The story begins in 1846, at Combe-Raven in West Somerset, the country residence of the happy Vanstone family. In the first scene, the reader is introduced to Mr. Andrew Vanstone, Mrs. Vanstone, and their two daughters Norah, age 26, happy and quiet, and the irrepressible Magdalen, just 18, beautiful but with a steely jaw. They live in peace and contentment, looked after by their governess, Miss Garth. Magdalen likes nothing better than to read at her ...
Genre: Family Life
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Someone is killing the beauties of Once Upon A Time Land; Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and Cinderella have all become victims of a mastermind of evil. And in Fairy Tale Land, Red Riding Hood has disappeared without a trace. Fear stalks the land as it is left to Hansel and Gretel to discover Red's fate, and to solve the mystery and thwart the wicked plans of a malevolent presence that roams the forest.
From L. M. Roth, author of The Princess Who series, the Adventures of Abelard series, the Quest For the Kingdom series, and ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales
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He knew. Going to sea alone and unprepared wasn't the wisest thing to do. But he was too tired to care.
And so not knowing if anything ever mattered, he hoisted sail, hoping to find something to set a course for - something bright, like a guiding star.
Then the gale hit, with its high winds, thundering waves, and cracking lightning, and all of the stars were obscured, and he figured this was a good way to go - drowning quiet in the din.
But the island - uncharted - got in the way of even that.
A dead girl. A mysterious stranger. And a small town harboring a dark past and an even darker secret.
When her mother checks herself in to rehab, 16-year-old Carmen Bloom winds up in the remote and unremarkable town of Pinebrook to stay with her Uncle Kurt, a man that she has never even met before. Although Carmen is not at all happy about the sudden forced relocation, she has little choice but to go along with it.
Not long into her stay in Pinebrook, Carmen realizes that the small town is not really the uneventful place that she ...
Someone is shooting at Christopher, Roger's baby brother. Mike and Peter are scrambling to find out who.
Before they get very far in the investigation someone shoots Roger. Who and why is someone trying to kill Christopher and Roger? Mike and Peter have very few clues to go by.
It doesn't take long for Mike and Peter to find out that someone is also trying to kill Roger and Christopher's grandmother as well. The twist and turns of finding out who the culprit is turns into more than one mystery. Mike and Peter have their hands ...
A dystopian conspiracty thriller from the author of The Humanist
All he ever wanted was to be the same as everyone else, and now he had endured a dream, he had to report to the doctor.
Blaike is a citizen of Haven, a place where everybody has a purpose, clean clothes appear every morning, and secrets are buried. When Blaike reports his recurring dream to Haven psychologist Doctor Ibsen, it sets him on a path of discovery with dire consequences. Blaike has seen another place, one beyond Haven. Ibsen knows it is a place that should ...
Way out west, in the tumbling greens of England, something's going down. Two boys attempt an escape from the clutches of their poisonous parents... A good policeman fights to sidestep the corruption that blows like hellfire down his neck... A calamitous filmmaker and her witless lead actor scramble desperately to overcome their mucky pasts and make a Hollywood hit... A trio of nude-nutted nasties thrash their way through the picturesque countryside, collecting debts but finding more than they expected... Then there's Captain Grubbe: ...
Jordan Andrews is the kind of girl who likes to deal with her problems by running away from them.
Now broke, she's forced to return home and face her past. There, she discovers her biggest problem: her twin brother, Parker is missing. With the help of their childhood friend, Owen and his sister Madison, Jordan attempts to track Parker down. The tricky part? Demons seem hell bent on killing her at every turn.
With nowhere left to run, Jordan soon uncovers a power that is too strange to believe, and a seductive past that proves to ...
In Volume I, "Premonitions", Danny "Mouse" Ormont has girl troubles from Patti, the vixen he has yet to meet. His mystery girl appears in dreams, family photos, watery reflections, sunsets - even a jealous dog! His puppy love girlfriend, Debbie Strong, thinks he's gone totally bonkers. Even Danny can't believe what is happening until he foretells specifics of his parents' upcoming business trip. Elsewhere, Patti Connor grows up fast under the shady influence of her teen half-sister, Lynn. Convinced she caused her parents' divorce, ...
The Cutting Tide is a story based on the imaginary town of Marlin Beach, on the Eastern shore of Maryland. It surrounds the beach house - The Dancing Seahorse - who is owned by the Miller family. The Snyder family, who is greatly involved in the beach community and owns Snyder's Beach Dreams Real Estate, is there to sell the beach house.
Sarah Miller is a successful architect working for her father's firm in Baltimore, Maryland. The family beach house is to be sold. Sarah has agreed to return to Marlin Beach for an extended ...
Featured in The Best Men's Monologues of 2020. Infatuated with Harmony, a young woman he meets in a fast food restaurant, Gilbert is determined to win her heart before she sleeps with her unfaithful boyfriend, Jeff. This one-act play features roles for 2 men and 1 woman.
Welcome aboard, new friends! May our journey together be long and wonderful...
You are holding the a magazine devoted to the field of science fiction in films and television: the realm that combines science, adventure, romance, and philosophy.
At its best, science fiction in the visual media creates worlds apart from our own, in which we can lose ourselves for a time while dwelling upon truths about the human condition that can be isolated by imagination and presented dramatically.
We constantly strive to give our readers the ...
Genre: Science Fiction
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"Devil of the Highlands" is a highland historical romance originally published under the title "Iona" by Dorchester Publishing in 1999.
"Melanie Jackson is a talent to watch."
Isolated by the icy storms of the North Atlantic, the isle of Iona was only a temporary haven for its mistress. Lona MacLean, daughter of a rebel and traitor to the crown, knew that it was only a matter of time before the bloody Sasannachs came for her. But she had a stout Scottish heart, and the fiery beauty had given up dreams of ...
It's just a game... right?
Olivia Hampton never thought she'd run into the guy of her dreams at a Gaming Convention, but when Harvey MacLaughlin introduces himself a woman can't help but notice. He's six and a half feet of tall-dark-and-yummy. Plus, he's a gamer too. But, how do you tell the man of your dreams you decimate him at Soldier's Call, the most popular FPS game of the year, almost every night?
Harvey MacLaughlin was interested in Olivia the second she stepped on the plane. When he sees her again in the convention hotel, ...
NEARLY TWENTY YEARS HAVE PASSED since the end of the devastating war which toppled the Tagaran Empire. Following this conflict, Armea has stabilized, ceasing the threat of the Corec and other enemies alike. However, when the city of Sorranon falls to flame and fury, panic begins to grow anew. Within this panic, two strangers, claiming to hail from an apocalyptic future, find influence with powerful allies. Their goal- save Armea through the use of Anastasia Daren, a young girl living within the West. Yet, without agreeing upon the ...
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Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. Blackwood wrote a number of horror stories. His most work seeks less to frighten than to induce a sense of awe. Blackwood's best known stories are "The Willows" and "The Wendigo".
The Insanity of ...
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Rick is an ordinary guy with an extraordinary story. A single father at seventeen, he's battled his demons and fears to create a comfortable life for himself and his daughter. Marrying a woman who promises to love his daughter as if she were her own is a dream come true. What could possibly go wrong?
Su is an easy-going seventeen-year-old girl. She has two great loves in her life, her father and cars. She knows the sacrifices her father has made for her and there isn't anything she wouldn't do to protect his happiness. So, when she ...
Genre: Family Life
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In the shadowed land of the Dark Elves, a hero must risk losing everything...
Prince Brannilon Luthinor and his mortal bride, Mara Geary, have returned to the Hawthorne Court, but despite winning the war against the Void, their own personal struggles are just beginning. Shards of the Void remain in the realm, and Bran must hunt them down, leaving Mara to face the poisonous intrigues of the court alone. She soon discovers that the fate of Elfhame is far more precarious than she first believed. While she grapples with mastering her ...
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Iain Brodie is a fierce warrior and passionate lover, but to prove he's responsible enough to follow his ailing father as the clan's chief, he must give up the lasses and find a bride -- quickly. He doesn't expect to fall for any of the Rose chief's three daughters, but he can't get one out of his mind -- or heart -- even when he discovers she is not who she claims to be.
Skilled rider and archer Annie Rose values her freedom. She doesn't want to be anyone's bride, not even deliciously and annoyingly sexy Iain Brodie's. But her ...
Trapped Pentalogy Series - Episode II: Trapped with the Lawyer
It all starts on that fateful night, when Ella, who is the dear sister of Samuel's best buddy, sneaks into the hotel where the drunken Samuel resides and gets pregnant...
"I don't want a divorce! I don't want a divorce! I did no such thing!" Ella jumped on the bed and cried out.
"I don't want a scheming woman as my wife. Just sign the paper and get the hell out!" commanded Samuel with a cold tone.
Poor Ella. She now finds herself helplessly involved in a disconcerting ...
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"If I had known that some dogs could curse people I probably would have treated them all a bit nicer."
Riding off the high of his first success, Marshall is now face with the difficult task of trying to help a poodle get out of an interesting situation. How can he convince the dog's owner from never giving him a bad haircut again if he can't even communicate with her? One more photoshoot and the handsome poodle may go feral.
"I thought poodles loved going to the groomers. How was I supposed to know they don't like the ridiculous ...
Genre: Humor & Satire
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Please note: This book was originally published under the title of Mr Fountain's Magical Finding Service, December 28th, 2017, but has been heavily rewritten and published under the new title, Hellstone.
TRIGGER WARNING: Some readers may find some of the material in Chapter 12 disturbing if they have an aversion to snakes and spiders. I've put a skip button at the beginning of the sequence, so that readers can jump to the end of the section if the wish. It doesn't affect the continuity of the story.
Left penniless ...
This carefully edited collection of "THE COMPLETE SHORT STORIES OF SIR WALTER SCOTT" has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. He was the first modern English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both ...
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She began a journey of self-discovery. She never expected to uncover an old boyfriend and a dead body...
Stuart, Florida. With her parents deceased and her son away at college, Cara Mia Delgatto longs to reinvent herself. And a sentimental purchase of a fixer-upper in a small, coastal town seems ideal for a new business selling repurposed relics. But when she trips over a corpse at her rundown building, she flips from renovator to prime suspect.
Desperate to clear her name, it shocks Cara to discover that her property once housed ...
A secret group of dragon shifters operate in a city not far from all of us.
They save lives. They demand secrecy. They take no prisoners.
Or do they?
Stryker is one of that elite bodyguard cadre.
She's the target of organized criminals, the daughter of a gambling man.
Fate brought them together. Will death separate them?
She's running from her past. He wants her in his future.
After escaping an abusive marriage, Sera runs to California to start a new life with her daughter, Emma. There she meets new friends and eventually learns to fall in love again. However, just when things are going well, her past creeps up to haunt her.
Thane Bishop wasn't looking for a relationship, least of all with Sera, the mousy nail technician he'd hired for his newly acquired salon, Tangled. But, love is never planned, and he quickly finds himself risking everything to ...
Lord Belmundus has escaped from the Katorias prison and has managed to reach the walls of Montjoy. But what prospect is that? The Forling, a desert of red kowlinka sands looms endlessly before him, crawling with dangerous creatures -- porcorporian, gasuntsgi, Noya Tludachi and Tippagores. His only chance for survival depends on his Cabriolin to cross the sands to far-off Cetronia. The odds are against him; but what are the odds anyway to a star of stage and screen who is powered by a Columbincus and a sword named Friend Tony.
In the autumn of 1934, someone who has sold timepieces across America for many years is retiring and making their way home to San Francisco on the Great Baked Potato Train. Although, they are not looking forward to retiring after a lifetime of travelling and adventuring across the country. So reluctantly he begins the journey, but waiting for them is a wonderful reminiscence of precious times through their life and a few unexpected surprises along the way.
Join this delightful and charming trip across old fashioned America by steam ...
A vampire slayer by necessity.
Anissa Garnet is a vampire. She's also a slayer. Anissa is no stranger to taking out the enemies of her clan leader. Her assignment is simple. Jonah Bourke is not to attend the League of Vampires. Ever. It should have been an easy kill. It should have been one and done. It would have been, if Jonah Bourke hadn't saved her life.
An assignment like no other.
Vampire clan leader Jonah Bourke is that one. He didn't plan to be a hero. He didn't want to save the life of the slayer that was sent to kill ...
When star student Johnny Ramirez is selected to be the math tutor for the always-misunderstood Alex Wilde, the two young men discover love for the first time in this charming one-act play for teens. The script was an official selection for the DC Queer Theatre Festival in Washington, D.C. and received the Slam Boston Award for Best Play.
Genre: Drama & Plays
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"The Escape of Mr. Trimm" by Irvin S. Cobb. 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: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Save the cure. Kill the crew.
That was the dying order of the captain of the starship Elixr. The ship followed the order. Then it lost its mind.
Two decades later, the last chance to save billions of souls rests with the dead starship's only occupants: a pair of boys raised by a deranged robot. When Elixr crashes on a barren world, they join forces with an impoverished girl living on the edge of society to search for answers.
Who are they? Why have they survived? And what could Elixr possibly do to save a world on the precipice ...
With Fate Conspire.
A fast moving story of a Canadian Mounted Police Special Unit agent Jerry Scott, who back in the early 60's was given an assignment in a small town in Ontario called Midland.
This began as more or less a routine investigation into possible insurance fraud by certain employers in the area. However during his enquiries he encounters, exploitation of workers, corruption and the murder of at least one worker. The local work force was mostly made up of workers of mixed French and Indian ...
Genre: Drama & Plays
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Warning: This story contains content which is intended for readers over the age of 18.
The one person I loved most in the world was gone. What was I going to do? I had given up the last two years to take care of my mom and be with her until her last breath. She was my best friend.
At twenty-one, I was going back to school. That was what she had wanted for me. I was determined to own my own company one day. It was important to her that I finish school, and I wanted to make her proud. My father had passed away before she could tell ...
Tiana Hanover, the sheltered daughter of Lost Vegas' leader, has spent her life hidden away from everyone. She's deformed, like the people her father routinely burns at the stake. Her only friends are her brother and her new guardian, Aveline, neither of whom understand the depths of her forbidden magic.
Distressed by premonitions of her brother's death, she leaves the safety of the tiny room where she has resided her entire life and ventures out into a world unwelcoming of the deformed and resentful of her powerful father. Leaving ...
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Lieutenant Jonathan Rycroft is intoxicating. His hands know just where to touch her, his lips know just how to trip her pulse, and his body knows just how to bring about every forbidden desire Lindsay Dunsfield has ever felt. He's the one man that's owned her heart... and he shattered it two years ago.
Returned to London on assignment with the War Office, Jonathan's mission is hindered by a love he cannot forget. One scorching kiss reignites the flames of their passion, but he inadvertently drags Lindsay into a mire ...
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 ...
In this short book, Merryn Maelling has been mistress of Maelling Manse ever since the death of her grandfather, nine years previously. Everyone knows that by the terms of her grandfather's will, Maelling Manse, most of the village of Maelling, with many a fair acre round it, and a large property in South America, is hers.
After her mother's death, an aunt comes to live in Maelling Manse, a kind-hearted, happy-tempered old lady, who thinks her niece the best and most beautiful girl in the world.
There is also another relative who ...
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Learn about the history and practice of the Wiccan tradition, discover the incredible power of spellcasting for health, wealth and happiness, and explore the magickal side of herbs & plants to connect with nature, as the earliest shamans did in the ancient world.
The world we live in today seems wholly distant from the one our ancestors lived in-a world where humans and Nature were at one, their existence intertwined in the natural cycles of life. Wicca teaches us to appreciate the Earth, celebrating the intricate changes in the ...
From the creators of the magazine 'Escape Velocity' come twenty-three exciting tales of science fiction. Dimensions is a collaboration between authors Geoff Nelder of Great Britain and Robert Blevins of the United States. Stories include: A secret project a thousand feet under the desert floor... a man held prisoner from the entire world... a mathematician who unknowingly controls all existence, and many more. Nelder combines his unique and often humorous tales with the action-adventure stories of Robert M. Blevins. Their distinctive ...
"He was so ready for this moment he could barely breathe. If he won, he knew he'd be the best Joseph the pageant had ever seen."
Riley loves Christmas, and this year, he wants something special: the chance to play Joseph in his school pageant. Sam, the neighborhood bully and a talented singer, wants the part too and is crushed when Riley lands the role. Riley doesn't care -- until he learns the secret Sam has been keeping from everyone. Now Riley has a choice to make, one that will change his view on Christmas forever.
Told from ...
Burning Daylight takes place in the Yukon Territory in 1893. The main character, Elam Harnish, nicknamed "Burning Daylight" was the most successful entrepreneur of the Alaskan Gold Rush. The story of the main character was partially based upon the life of Oakland entrepreneur "Borax" Smith. Bringing his fortunes to the States he is cheated out of it by a crowd of money kings, and recovers it only at the muzzle of his gun. Embarking on a new life in California, he makes another fortune by underhanded means... only to find his corrupt ...
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A series of short stories headlined by "Ellen & The Rancher"... Ellen is on the run. She is out of her job as a lounge singer and takes to the road with no money. So she takes the path of least resistance... She becomes a mail order bride to Finn, a rancher in dire need of female company. But with her sights set on becoming a famous opera singer, Ellen's heart is not even half into the marriage... Until Finn's former fiancee arrives. She's willing to do anything to keep the marriage from happening, even when Ellen begins to see Finn ...
Rebecca is a single Amish woman turning thirty and she has all but given up hope of finding a husband. She works as a teacher in the outside world and has a boy in her class who is deaf. Trained in sign language, she bonds with the boy who seems to be in desperate need of a mother as his own had passed away years earlier. She eventually meets the boy's father and the attraction is immediate. But the father, like the son, is deaf in a figurative way as he cannot feel anything beyond his the psychological trauma he suffered with his ...
Genre: Religious & Inspirational Fiction
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When a mountain that devours everything in its path oozes out of the wilderness and threatens to eat their home, Thurston P. Merryweather III, a dapper stuffed bear, and his plushie friends naively embark on a truly dangerous adventure to slay the beast.
Dearest reader, although the characters in this story are wholesome and twee stuffed animals, this unabridged account contains scary and disturbing events, tragedy and suffering, and yes, even death.
If you are young or have a gentle heart, reading this book may cause indecent ...
Two strangers are about to embark on a journey to a place that cannot exist.
Stacey Hughes has built the life she has always dreamed of. She loves her job, she is married to a wonderful man, and they have an amazing son named Micah. But when her world is suddenly destroyed by one inexplicable act, Stacey is forced to pick up the pieces of her life and start again.
Tyler Sparks has just been betrayed by the two most important people in his life. He is suffering from blackouts, seizures, momentary blindness, and the belief that ...
"The Small House at Allington" is the fifth novel in Anthony Trollope's series known as the "Chronicles of Barsetshire". It enjoyed a revival in popularity in the early 1990s when the British prime minister, John Major, declared it as his favourite book. The Small House at Allington concerns the Dale family, who live in the "Small House", a dower house intended for the widowed mother (Dowager) of the owner of the estate. The landowner, in this instance, is the bachelor Squire of Allington, Christopher Dale. Dale's mother having died, ...
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All the martial artists wanted was to earn a spot in history.
Some blended in the crowd, and some didn't. Some worked their way to the top and some became nothing but heaps of dust on the ground. Some were born into riches and jewels, and some were born with nothing but a strong mind and a great talent, like Zen Luo.
However, when he saw just how unfair the world was, he couldn't stay put and set out on a journey towards greatness, with only two goals in mind: To witness the world from the very peak of martial arts and to provide a ...
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Vivien only ever wanted one thing: to be part of the Togetherness, the organization that runs the magical city of Sugaredge. But she's out of time. Soon she will be wed to the horrible vampire Derrick Friedrich and her life will be over. So in a last attempt to save herself, she escapes Derrick's clutches and joins the Togetherness Trials, to prove she is worthy. To prove she can be one of them.
But there is just one problem:
Like many other people in Sugaredge, Vivien is born with a defect: she can't speak. She's a mute.
And not ...
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A novel about the courage of five women in Argentina's war of terror during the 1970s. Their lives are observed by an American banker who has stayed in Buenos Aires after most foreigners have been evacuated. He falls in love with one of the women, a refugee from another war who is living in Argentina under a false identity, but they are drawn into the war between the guerrillas and the military.
Ex-witch, Hattie, has a BIG problem...
... Her horrid husband has controlled her for over twenty years
Since he stole her money and magic one horrible Halloween, he treats her like a slave.
When she's at her wit's end, hope arrives in the form of a hunky horror writer she has secretly loved for years.
Can he, a master-plotter, help Hattie get her magic back? Is the attraction mutual? Will her greedy husband get his just desserts? And not just his favourite spotted dick and custard.
If you enjoy reading about romance, magic, ...
Kiara Austin has a huge problem... she is in love with her best friend Meagan. The reason this is a problem is because Meagan is denying the fact that she likes Kiara too. In fact, she is denying that she likes women at all. They are both werewolves.
Kiara and Meagan have been best friends since their junior year in high school and are also both wolves that run in the same pack. They are always around each other and the fact that Kiara is in love with Meagan makes it kind of awkward when they spend the night over each other's ...
Choose your own adventure in this mythical interactive story...
Your name is Dr Bernard J. Hoothfellow.
You are a scientist who has become tired of the world. You have fallen out of love with science, you are sick of your job, and the world seems to hold nothing for you anymore.
One night you wander into the forest, the forest that no one ever goes to, the forest that your parents always warned you to never enter. But you enter anyway. Fed up with your old life, you are seeking something new. You seek reality again.
Entering this ...
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Mark Sills, 16, found the car on Craigslist --the ad read RUNS GOOD -NO REVERSE. He buys the car and, along with his pal Fred, decides to fix it up, but he doesn't have much experience. Oh, Mark once oiled the chain on his bike and Fred added a quart of oil to his Dad's car, but that was about it. A car with no reverse soon finds Mark in trouble with his girlfriend, her mom and his school's Vice Principal. He finds some new friends too -- an ex-Marine junkyard owner and an old lady named Agnes. The title describes the car, and also ...
Beth DuBard, a lovely, single author, moves to a new town after her uncle gives her a house and a newspaper business. Leaving an undesirable suitor behind, she takes whacky Aunt Genie, who demands constant attention while doling out witty sarcasm. Beth's best friend, also a cousin and the family housekeeper, goes along and becomes a force of strength. Along the way, others join the household. The seven don't always like each other, but they need to be together.
The year is 1913, and the setting is in the town of Taylorsburg of the ...
Born to a rich family, young Albornoz's father hopes he would pursue a military career. But to his disappointment, the boy displays more interest towards matters of the church, and in seeking understanding on what is right and wrong.
Meanwhile, fisherman Edmond and his wife eke out a humble existence - until a surprising opportunity presents itself.
Soon, their lives intertwine with unexpected consequences.
In this post-apocalyptic thriller, a mysterious light races across the sky and sets off a chain of catastrophic events around the world. The world is plunged into darkness and soon the inner cities are engulfed with anarchy and violence. No one knows for sure what has caused the EMP-like effect that has knocked the power out, but they are witnessing the world's end right before their eyes.
A small group of survivors battles their way out of the city and seeks refuge in a remote mountain town. Some have been preparing for such an ...
Agatha Burke loves her work and her life.
Monday night finds her meeting a lawyer from the London branch of the firm, and instead of Alastair, she meets Dunstan.
Handsome, with a wicked smile and a cool demeanor, she feels something right away.
Except that he jumps from being nice to being curt, and he has a girlfriend living across the ocean. Waiting for him to get back to her in three weeks.
As days go by, Aggie and Dunstan spend time together and get to know each other, and Aggie has to find a way to hold her feelings back ...
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Journal of Julius Rodman - Being an Account of the First Passage across the Rocky Mountains of North America Ever Achieved by Civilized Man" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Journal of Julius Rodman is an unfinished serial novel by American author Edgar Allan Poe published in 1840. It is a fictionalised account of the first expedition across the Western Wilderness, crossing the Rocky Mountains. The journal chronicled a 1792 expedition led by Julius ...
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This carefully crafted ebook "The Complete Tales and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: The Bargain Lost (1831), Loss of Breath (1831), A Dream (1831), The Duc de L'Omelette (1831), Metzengerstein (1831), A Tale of Jerusalem (1831), The Assignation (1833), Four Beasts in One (1833), Manuscript Found in a Bottle (1833), A Parable (1833), Silence -- A Fable (1833), Berenice (1835), Bon-Bon (1835), King Pest (1835), Lionizing (1835), Morella ...
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Supermodel Cheyenne Gauthier returns to Beach City, California after ten years of living in the glamorous life. She is eager to get back home and be reunited with her childhood friends. Her friends though aren't so easily to be persuaded to pick up where they left off. Particularly, Mark Robinson, her very best friend. He has some wounds from her run away that need to heal. Ironically, she is the only one who can heal them.
Memories of their childhood flash across Cheyenne's mind. On her twelfth birthday, her friends played a game ...
Julie Jacobs has always been a fighter. Now, she's going to have to learn to adapt or die trying.
She just wants to hole up in her cousin's house in a nowhere town in Colorado and lick her wounds, so she can back in the UFC cage as soon as possible.
She doesn't expect the town to be so rustic that they don't even have paved roads, she doesn't expect the people there to be so weird, and she certainly doesn't expect to be bitten. When she wakes up in a jail cell, two things become immediately clear: the man standing on the other ...
Version 2 with free sequel. Cabin in the Woods: Hunting Ground
Cabin In The Woods: Until Dawn
The story follows 6 twenty-somethings as they spend their first night in a remote log cabin in an out of season ski resort that they have rented for the weekend, unaware that they are being hunted by a crazed serial killer.
Can they all survive until dawn?
Cabin In The Woods: Hunting Ground
The story follows a group of twenty-somethings as they spend their first night in a remote log cabin that they have rented for the weekend, unaware ...
Genre: Short Stories
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Daisy Miller needs to save her book shop from going under, and she needs a plan fast. Her solution? Try out for TV's new Mystery Date show to get some free promotion. She just hadn't counted on winning a "date" with hot historian, Dr Joel Benjamin - or that Joel would be the tubby teen she'd commiserated with years ago after a blind date gone wrong.
Joel has put those painful teenage years behind him, throwing himself into his work, where he isn't judged by his looks. But meeting Daisy Miller is about to change his life in ways he ...
When Deacon Callahan asked his wife Lily to marry him when they were eighteen years old, he only wanted three things: Lily by his side forever, a career in professional baseball and a family. Now at twenty-eight, he's a veteran in the league. He and Lily are married, but they haven't been able to conceive and the stress has put a strain on their marriage that's making it crumble.
When Lily Callahan said 'yes' to Deacon all those years ago, she couldn't wait to spend her life by his side, cheering him on and raising their family. But ...
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Sometimes all you need is a leap of faith...
When her husband's recent infidelities are exposed, Kate Hensley does what any sensible woman would; she kicks him out of the house and pursues a younger man. Could her snowboarding instructor, Evan Randall -- blue-eyed, blonde, and gorgeous -- be the solution to her problems?
If only love lust were that simple.
Gossip travels fast in the high-country, and while Kate's new BFF supports her romantic endeavours, it seems no one else does. With opposition to her amorous adventure mounting, ...
In crime-ridden Crystal City, superhumans are being manufactured. After Bryan Whittaker survives a personal tragedy, he decides to help save the city from the forces that killed his family. After signing up for the Hero Program, Bryan becomes Soulfire.
Years later, the products of the program are targeted by an assassin. Soulfire finds himself being accused; he's the only one strong enough to overpower the others. But is there someone else in the game?
With the corrupt Hero Factory shaken to its foundations and the future of the ...
Tea & Sprockets: A Modern American Poetry Book is the debut poetry collection by modern American poet D.L. Lang. This 150 page single author anthology spans 15 years of work encompassing poems from 1995 to 2010. Across the 106 selected poems, Lang weaves together themes of love and friendship, death and loss, war and peace.
D.L. Lang is a contemporary American poet and spoken word artist. The author of over a dozen poetry books, Lang has been writing poetry for over 25 years. She has performed her poetry on stage hundreds of ...
A summer adventure in France? Count Julie in... After all, what could go wrong?
What started as a great adventure for the young college student, Julie, soon led her down the rabbit hole as she gets transported back in time to 1912. Follow Julie as she finds her way through the turn of the century Paris and the notorious Moulin Rouge. With the help of Madame Colette, Julie is allowed to stay and work at the Moulin Rouge as a servant girl. During her time working at the Moulin Rouge, she finds herself accosted by the young, carefree ...
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Blossoming Love is a steamy, short romance with a strong heroine and a powerful hero. It is the second in the Rosewood Romances series.
It's been a few years since I left my ex, for good reasons.
I love my independence, but I still miss having someone.
Thankfully, helping the children at the Rosewood Community Center satisfies that part of my life.
When my dog darts off into the woods on our walk, I don't expect to run into a strong, attractive man.
Mark is older, experienced, and makes my heart--and body--blossom with ...
"Christ, Christianity and the Bible" by Isaac Massey Haldeman. 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 ...
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Enter a world of dark family secrets...
Herman believes setting out to make a better life for herself will solve all her problems. Until she meets a charming, mysterious stranger on a train.
The moment Stephen Dagmar sets eyes on Herman, he knows he's found a new assistant to join him onstage in his magic show. And the woman of his dreams.
At home in Stephen's Gothic mansion, Herman revels in the extravagant romance he lavishes upon her. Yet a shadow hangs over their fragile love. Is his devotion really what it seems?
The Premier's adult daughter begins to behave with an utter absence of wherewithal and insight. An Admiral's dreamboat son engages in five years of profligate behavior after his sterling, top-of-his-class Academy graduation.
A doctor called in to examine both scions determines they're mutaclones. Her wife kidnapped and her clinic bombed, the doctor flees across the galaxy -- into the stronghold of her antagonists.
/ Length: 263 Pages (1,480 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020