Luna Mendes has come home from college for Easter. She finds her mother bedridden, far more ill than she feared. Her stepfather hasn't changed, though. And that is a problem. Before the weekend is out, something will rise against the darkness that has haunted her family.
A short story.
Do you love stories about the Greek gods? Check out this modern retelling of the Greek myth of ZEUS and CALLISTO and how she and her son became stars circling the North Star.
Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a magnificent Greek god? Maybe you'd like to live in Ancient Greece and be one of those mere mortals or demigods who catch the eye of the great ZEUS? ZEUS LOVES CALLISTO is brings to life one of the many Zeus transformation myths of seduction that populate Greek mythology. Read ZEUS LOVES - CALLISTO and discover ...
"You have no idea how fear can transform ordinary people into monsters."
Ian Reynolds was born into a life of wealth and privilege, but he never wanted any part of it. Disgusted by his father's lavish lifestyle, Ian instead invests himself in his writing and creates an empire of his own as a successful author.
But the happy life he built for himself is shattered when his girlfriend is murdered by her secret lover. Thrown into the depths of depression, Ian seeks an escape to his beloved housekeeper's hometown of Romiou.
But it ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 53 Pages (3,001 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 9th, 2020
*LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI is now a thriller series! Read book #1 today!*
Now that we're all grown up we require more of our heroines. After all, these aren't stories for children but tales of SEX & SECRETS, LOVE & LIES.
When you peek through the keyhole and see the world through their eyes, you might discover they're not such bad women after all, or are they... ?
Fans of QUEENIE by Candice Carty-Williams will enjoy this collection.
Reviews from Instagram:
'This adorable little paperback book showed up and the stories pack a ...
When two strangers meet on a ferry, neither knows that an island isn't all that is on the horizon.
When Addie Thompson finds her boyfriend cheating on her, she isn't sure what hurts more: the fact that he betrayed her or realizing she was never in love with him in the first place. She escapes the fast-paced life of Los Angeles and heads to Tumu Haari, the resort island her aunt has owned since Addie was a little girl.
Soon after her arrival it becomes clear Tumu Haari is in trouble. Not only are the debts mounting after her ...
Foster brothers, Kaden Marx and Brennan Kennedy, are at a precipice for change. While Kaden has made a career out of higher education as a way to drag his feet from reentering the real world, Bren has been in the thick of it.
Join Kaden as he learns a valuable lesson- how having four degrees isn't a measure of your true worth, nor is it a gauge for your maturity. Hyper-focused on the six-year age difference he has with Wynn, Kaden is blinded to the fact that Wynn is now a mature man ready for a stable future by his side.
Will Kaden ...
It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. But when Jonathan Cork discovers his girlfriend in a compromising position with the local plumber, he's left with a broken heart, serious debts and a ticket in the name of 'Kate Thornley'.
When he decides to auction off her half of the holiday on eBay, he has no idea what he's letting himself in for - certainly not a gorgeous former nurse with a feisty attitude and plenty of her own baggage, a superman costume and a very determined camera crew...
What follows is a funny, page-turning, ...
Memoirs of My Life and Writings is an account of the historian Edward Gibbon's life, compiled after his death by his friend Lord Sheffield from six fragmentary autobiographical works Gibbon wrote during his last years.
Meet the Wizard Galbraith: he has always managed to hide his lack of real magical ability with a little cleverness and a lot of bravado, but now the apocalypse has come to the 16 realms, and hiding isn't an option. When an angry mob of villagers shows up on his doorstep wondering why he didn't do more to stop it, Galbraith invents a quest. He tells them he needs to assemble a team of heroes and march them into the center of the Misery Reach in order to stop the evil. Hopefully, a few weeks walking will give him time to find a real ...
A Russian politician and high level Western Oil Executive have been assassinated within minutes of each other. Their murders become inadvertently linked through the everyday work of an oil analyst, Jonathan Marshall. A leak of Jonathan's work causes consternation at the highest levels of Governments, business and beyond, sparking deployment of assassins and agents to silence the source and prevent the uncovering of global corruption in the oil industry. With his life in danger, Jonathan battles to discover the truth and stay alive...
Where the Honey Creek Series begins...
"Nobody but God could make this happen."
Seven years ago, Elliot Starling fired Geneva Passion, a young sales rep in his company, accusing her of unethical conduct she vehemently denied. Now, due to a head injury from an auto accident, it is the only memory Elliot has of his life. Determined to find out why, he journeys to Geneva's small hometown of Holly Park, Florida to confront her.
Shocked by Elliot's arrival, Geneva is forced to deal with emotions that have troubled her for seven years, ...
Explosive political thriller!
Scary, all too plausible, can't stop reading.
You need to know that the events in this novel could happen! Be prepared.
INTRIGUING POLITICAL THRILLER within the health care industry of 2015. Suspense mounts when a journalist is killed and an elderly health care center administrator's husband is kidnapped. Values and career conflict as Jennifer Trevor makes decisions about issues that will impact her future and the lives of millions.
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"A compelling ...
"I'm struggling to think of a author that uses metaphor more beautifully... his narrative prose is currently unequalled... " - from The Slaughtered Bird
"Think Stephen King's Misery, Du Maurier's The Birds and a twist of Single White Female, a thrilling cocktail, masterfully made." - Goodreads review
"I left her when she was eight. Just a child. Too young to be alone. I killed myself because I could never atone for the things He made me do. There is something wrong with my family, you see. A fear runs through us, through our blood. ...
The Earth is dying. The Great Impact of 2079 has rendered the Earth uninhabitable. It is now hundreds of years later.
After the sudden death of her husband, all Ava Amherst wants is to begin a peaceful new life away from Earth on the space station Orionis. Or so she thought. After arrival she discovers life is much more difficult than she was led to believe by the Intergalactic Transport Organization. People are unfriendly, they keep to themselves, and food is much more expensive than she anticipated.
Practically starving, Ava ...
In her luminous and engrossing memoir, award-winning writer and teacher, Natalie Hess, takes us from a sheltered childhood in a small town in Poland, into, through, and after the horrors of the Holocaust.
When her parents are rounded up and perish in the Treblinka concentration camp, a Gentile family temporarily hides six-year-old Natalia. Later, protected by a family friend, she is imprisoned in her city's ghetto, before she is sent to a forced-labor camp, and finally, Ravensbrück concentration camp, from which, at nine, she is ...
HER CHRISTMAS CRUISE: The perfect fiancé is a cheater and the fabulous Christmas wedding is off. When a desperate Julia comes in Tony's mother's travel agency, the dedicated psychiatrist is there to pick up the pieces. Sparks fly between them and Tony is willing to put his life on hold for Julia. Nothing goes according to plan, but the would-be honeymoon cruise may fulfill their secret dreams.
HOLIDAY BABIES SERIES: A box set of three bestselling books at Amazon.com
CHRISTMAS BABIES: It takes a health crisis and two adorable ...
EVEN THE CIA DIDN'T FORESEE
SOMEONE CRASHING HER PLANE...
She has only one job and it's easy. The hard part was the handoff, and that's done. Agent Tracie Tanner is safely back in CIA hands, on her way to take a crucial -- and very secret-- letter to the president.
But even the CIA didn't foresee someone crashing a plane to stop her.
With about thirty seconds to spare before she's burned alive, a good Samaritan pulls her from the wreckage. Thus begins Allan Leverone's first pulse-pounding entry in his Tracie Tanner spy series, ...
Meet the Blackthorne men, each one as hot, fast, and smooth as the whisky that built the family fortune, and the yachts and race cars that bear their name. From proud Scottish stock, Blackthornes never lose. But, one by one, the seven sexy men in this family are about to risk everything when they fall for strong and beautiful women who test their mettle in life... and love.
Logan - Book Six
It's not easy being the youngest Blackthorne, and Logan has never shied away from a challenge. No matter what everyone thinks. Coming home to ...
The puppy that stole their hearts is missing!
Grace Wilson loves the wonderful life she has created with her daughter in picturesque Redwood Cove, California--even if she is a bit lonely. To add to their family, mom and daughter adopt a sweet "Golden Wetweevuh" puppy. And they're not the only ones who think Star is, well, a star. A television show casts the pup for a role, but it's the co-host that has Grace's heart doing tricks.
Dash Diamond is a local celebrity with a megawatt smile. He is less than thrilled when his show's ...
Sometimes love is right on your doorstep...
Eliza Shaw has never met a crisis she couldn't manage. If her father thinks she's going to take his attempt at selling the family home out from underneath her, then he clearly doesn't know her at all. She'll chain herself to the banister if she has to...
Kyle Kendrick doesn't have time for the hassle of an eviction. He definitely doesn't have time for Eliza Shaw's drama - even if she does look distractingly gorgeous when she's furious. His sister is arriving in Good Hope and he needs a ...
From a vineyard in the south of France to the sophisticated city of Paris, Ella Moreau searches for the hope and love she lost as a young girl when her mother abandoned the family. Through a series of secret paintings, her art becomes the substitute for lost love -- the metaphor of her life. But when her paintings are discovered, the intentions of those she loves are revealed.
"This story is about the life of a child transported to France to live at her father's winery. This is pre WWII. Then Ella is abandoned by her mother. We ...
When an overweight woman who's hidden from romance discovers a handsome doctor is in love with her, will she finally risk her heart?
Ellyn--chef, cafe owner, and lover of butter--is hiding something behind her extra weight. While she sees the good in others, she has only condemnation for herself. So when a handsome widower claims he's attracted to Ellyn, she's certain there's something wrong with him.??
Sabina--tall, slender, and exotic--left her husband, young adult daughters, and a thriving counseling practice to spend a year in ...
In a violent world, can the meek ever survive?
Ostar knows he's nothing special. But he's useful to the crew -- not with the violence, but as a look-out. He's never hurt anyone in his life. He simply wants to keep his head down and live without conflict.
But the crew are dying. Someone is killing them, one by one. And it is only a matter of time before they come for Ostar.
Aminus is a short story in the world of Dominions, but can be read as a stand-alone.
What happens when a mild-mannered robot wakes up in a medieval kingdom ruled by bloodthirsty tyrants?
Well, for this particular robot it's bad news followed by even worse news.
A homicidal knight is after his blood - or the robot equivalent.
A power-hungry queen wants to bend him to her will.
A conniving spymaster hatches his own devious plan for the mechanical marvel.
And worst of all, there's nowhere to get a recharge.
This is the first novel in a humorous fantasy trilogy. Each book continues plot lines and character arcs ...
After the death of his mother, 16-year-old Jimmy Dawson sets out to find the father he has never known. After being on the road for nearly five days, a kindhearted truck-driver stops and offers him a ride and a free meal. Tired and weary, Jimmy accepts the ride.
Genre: Drama & Plays
/ Length: 295 Pages (2,109 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 9th, 2020
When Pentamorous arrives on earth, he has no idea that it will be up to him to save it.
Mistaking the young people on a university campus for normal humans, the alien visitor is confused by this world of microaggressions, toxic masculinity, trigger words, and body-shaming. Through it all, he discovers true love -- very open-mindedly -- with a brave young woman who desires to be a brave young man.
When Pentamorous is kicked off campus as a sexual criminal, and spurned by his soulmate, he is left to travel alone our cold, harsh planet ...
History always comes full circle
Whether she was hiding in an oven or the forest, in the monastery or in the cellar, Lena has been followed by one thing: loneliness. Now an elderly woman with nothing but her memories to guide her - she embarks on a journey to unravel the truth of her past, once and for all.
You have never read a story quite like this. Based on real events, Three Voices illustrates the trauma and relief of a woman escaping the atrocities of the Holocaust, traveling the world and eventually reclaiming her childhood. ...
FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAN ALATORRE
(formerly released as Poggibonsi: An Italian misadventure.)
Regular eBook price $5.99; regular paperback price $12.99
"Funny, Sexy, Heartbreaking, Hilarious"
When a married man's overseas business deal goes wrong, the one person who can help him has ideas of her own. A madcap comedy where true love finally prevails and everyone lives happily ever after -- but only after a lot of screwups.
Family man Mike Torino lands an important business project in Italy, home of naked art, ...
So you think magic isn't necessary in order to leave? Think again...
Victoria Askew doesn't want to leave remote Rolynka, Alaska when she finishes high school; it's all she's ever known. At least, not until her mother knits her the most beautiful sweater she's ever seen, a sweater imbued with magic -- a leaving sweater.
"The Leaving Sweater" is a magic realist short story of about 2500 words or 10 pages. It is in the series "Tales From Far Beyond North" and was originally published in Strange Horizons in 2007.
Get ready for the night shift from hell, literally!
24-hour Convenience store workers Jeanette and Marcy hate the job, the pay, the customers and life in general and fates have decreed that they're working all night, again.
That sucks any night but tonight is going to be so much worse. Tonight is the night that the dreaded "Woman in White" rises to torment the town of Severed Oaks with undead rage-fueled zombies!
A 200-year-old vengeful spirit and her minions might seem scary but Jeanette and Marcy have seen it all and done it all ...
This book includes twelve stories, which proclaim the power of love. Helping others feel good is often the most powerful demonstration of love one has available,
Love, its demonstration, and its sharing, come in many forms, many shapes, and many sizes. It is frequently unexpected. Sometimes, if one is not prone to look for it, it will be missed. What a terrible loss for all parties!
The short stories in this volume are what the author calls 'Feel Good' pieces. They may tend toward the Pollyanna. They may seem somewhat predictable. ...
A hilarious look at teenage life in a book that has been described as 'Adrian Mole meets The Inbetweeners' Matthew Patterson is your run of mill, every day average 16-year-old school boy. The 'Diary of a Teenage Murderer' takes you through the day-to-day events of Matthew's life. Dealing with the tricky things a teenager faces, such as: Mums, Dads, little brothers, best friends, girlfriends, exams and his grandmother's facial hair. Then something happens to change the course of Matthew's life forever. He is faced with the ultimate ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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"1. My husband is not a cockroach."
Count your blessings, they say. Overcome trials with humor, they say. This Latter-day Saint housewife is trying, but having her husband transformed Kafka-esque into a giant rabbit is still hard to deal with.
A 400 word flash fiction.
NOW AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIOBOOK
"Can't wait for the next Evanovich? Louisiana Hotshot's Stephanie Plum with Tabasco, dawlin'." -The Clarion Ledger
The FIRST book in the Talba Wallis series by Edgar-Award winning author Julie Smith
WANTED: HOTSHOT P.I. WITH NEAR SUPER-HUMAN SKILLS.
Confirmed grump Eddie Valentino placed the ad. Hotshot twenty-something Talba Wallis knew exactly how to answer it.
And thus was born the dynamic duo of New Orleans private detectives -- one cynical, sixty-five-year-old Luddite white dude with street ...
I am a ghost writer.
In life, I was a "radical lesbian feminist."
I was one of the leading voices of the feminist and Women's Rights movement of the Twentieth Century. The work that I started is still being carried out today by the millions of feminists I inspired over the years.
I broke new ground by exploring the idea of women finding personal fulfillment outside of their traditional roles. I helped advance the Women's Rights movement. As an icon in the Women's Rights movement, I did more than write about confining gender ...
Unshackled Destiny is the Prequel to The Wolves of Trisidian Trilogy book series. It portrays the same characters and themes described in this epic medieval fantasy, but at a younger age. The tale begins with remarkable events in the life of Geoffrey Talbot when he was a small peasant lad living in the tiny Village of Medina in the mystical Land of Jandor. Cast into a world terrorized by the evil Lord Draegan Randall of Trisidian, Geoffrey's small, defenseless village is rampaged by Randall's Army of Dark Riders and Black War Wolves. ...
Daniel Robespierre detests rich people, considering them to be wasteful, arrogant and a blight on a just society. As a retired Canadian real estate lawyer of very modest means, Daniel missed the gravy train during his career. Under highly unusual and volatile circumstances, he meets Alice Bannon, a phenomenally wealthy beauty from New York City. Will Dan's prejudices against America's elite doom this budding opportunity for romance?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Donald W. Desaulniers is a retired real estate lawyer from Belleville, Ontario, his ...
The third monthly bundle in the Stories of 2017 series.The collection contains five locked room mysteries set in the riverine village of Amaravati.
• In A Strange Confession, two men enter a locked room at night, only for one of them to emerge alive the next morning.
The Red Dot tells the story of a painting that reveals the manner in which a young woman's father meets his death.
• In The Empty Tape, a murder is committed using an the unlikeliest of all weapons.
• Can a rubber arrow pierce a man's heart? The Boy Who ...
When his wife was mysteriously murdered, Lord Fitzwilliam Mavis, Duke of Chatham, became a young widower at the age of thirty-one. Even though he was absolved of any involvement in her death, he was socially stigmatised, living like an almost recluse for some years now. When his solitude gets too much to handle, he knows he needs to move on and find himself a wife. Destiny will bring him in front of a mysteriously seductive young lady. Could this passionate but unusual bride set his heart on fire?
Miss Diana Casey may be forced to ...
The fifth monthly bundle in the Stories of 2017 series.The collection contains five science fiction stories set in a futuristic world where one class of human beings - the Feeders - act as organ banks for a superior, immortal class, the Centurions.
• In Choice, a pregnant Centurion must decide whether or not to have her baby, and the parameters that govern her decision-making are as strange as they are fascinating.
Harmony is a tale of the oldest Centurion of them all, and his love for order in the world.
• In The Chill ...
Elsa Romero, a college professor, is attending a demonstration in New York City to protest the government's immigration policies. Karl Reinhardt, a white nationalist, is standing across the street from her, displaying a sign that says MAKE AMERICA WHITE AGAIN. In response she displays a sign that says LOVE WILL PREVAIL. As they confront each other a gun is fired by someone on Karl's side, killing a girl on Elsa's side. The gun is thrown from behind Karl, over his head, and it lands on the pavement in front of him. Impulsively, Karl ...
Here is the latest from Hugo Award Finalist, Stix Hiscock! Get ready for a pounding you'll never forget, straight from the pelvic exertions of the long-necked Thunder Lizard himself!
As the very last of the dinosaurs, I, Carlton Longbone, had it made. An adoring public who threw money at me left and right. A bigass mansion. All the honeys I could ever want, that I could ever possibly get enough of. And yet, somehow, it wasn't enough.
There was always a part of me that was missing, until one day that missing part bounced ...
It's the summer of 1980. After seeing "The Empire Strikes Back", young Ben Starn is convinced The Force is real and he's destined to become a Jedi Knight. How else can you explain how this boy, who is not an athlete, won a game of Capture the Flag undetected?
There is a bigger problem looming, however. The boys' shower house at Camp Garter Lake has been raided and vandalized. Ben is determined to use The Force to exact revenge on the girls. Can he do so without letting himself go to the Dark Side?
Or is he, as his friends say, a ...
The irony of parking her donut truck outside a CrossFit gym isn't lost on Taylor Banks.
She knows her market. She also knows the special protein donuts she started whipping up for her brother are a hit with the macro-counting nuts inside the gym. All the nuts, that is, except for Lucas Cooke. As if getting dragged from Anaheim all the way to Irvine to go to some cult like gym isn't enough, he has to watch an electric blue food truck peddle donuts to "health junkies" his entire workout. Donuts and gyms don't belong in the same ...
After the brutal murder of the town's sheriff, Bill James arrives to take up position as Blackwater's new lawman.
One look around tells Bill that the towns calm and friendly atmosphere is nothing like the lawless hell-holes he is used to serving in and even when a passing bird relieves itself on the new sheriff's waistcoat, his spirits are not dampened.
However, Bill is blissfully unaware of a feud, which is at boiling point, between Blackwater industries and the Apache's who are in protest of the railway being extended towards the ...
Even death couldn't stop him...
He dreams about killing, it consumes him completely.
What happens when a serial killer dies and has nobody to kill anymore?
You can't kill whats already dead.
Don't miss the tale of one mans journey into death and the beyond as he explores all the options available to him as he pursues his purpose of murder, in the art of death.
Can it ever be too late for a soul to be saved?
This book is part 3 in the Death Series. Don't wait to get the full story!
In 16th century Rome, young Giotto gradually remembers how he became a vampire and how his new life became magically entangled with history and two of the world's most ancient kings. Memories surface, bringing insight about his own lost family. And all the while, he drinks free blood at the underground tavern and befriends a gallant barmaid, both of them destined to discover the blood's true wicked purpose and source.
Sir Douglas is a knight in medieval Britain. He's been given a castle in the hills of Wales to keep the local aristocracy in check. But a savage beast has been killing the sheep his people raise in the mountains where he's the law. He's a handsome man whose father is trying to arrange a suitable match to propagate their line.
Wulfsdottir is the only daughter of a Viking warrior. He's taught her everything she needs to know to survive on a raid. Now she's deep inside enemy territory searching for a legendary city of gold. She's a big ...
Trans Friends are Special
Heather is in trouble. Again. Will Aaron, her straight friend, come to her rescue? Or will her hot mess of a life continue a downward spiral when she meets a rich, older man at the club? They say true love always finds a way, but is it possible between a straight man and his trans friend? Read this racy transgender romance today!
In the America of 2031, the country has changed, politics has changed, and murder has changed. The politicians in Washington reached a grand bargain that transformed society and demanded a new kind of homicide detective. That detective is Mark August. His latest case will lead him to more than just a murderer. It will take him straight to the core of the new world he calls Solomon's Eagle - a bold new piece of political fiction and murder mystery from author Andrew Stanek.
An invigorative, joyous journey about life and all of its glorious pitfalls. Lose yourself and explore imaginative humoristic musings. The discovery of adolescence, first love and exploration of oneself. Hope of a new beginning, of change and always having hunger for more.
Rhyming Poetry To Change Your Day. The first in the collection of rhyming poetry by Philip Lister. Please do come in, watch your step, it is a long way down.
His heart whispered her name as if it were a prayer for deliverance...
There is nothing worse than losing everything to your worst enemy. If Lady Seraphina Camden doesn't find a suitable husband soon, her family risks that very fate. Until the day she meets the new stable hand.
With someone out for his blood, Lysander Keswick, the Duke of Emberborough, is running for his life. Unable to recall who he is after suffering a nasty hit to the head, he finds work as a stable boy. A position that leaves him at the mercy of Lady ...
Once upon a time in the Kingdom of Sonas, the finest kingdom out of all the kingdoms in the land, everyone was so very happy since King Kindely and his wife Queen Caroline were so very, very good.
But one day King Kindely lost his wife and very young daughter, Princess Priscilla. Upon returning to the Kingdom of Sonas, the King's finest ship carrying the Queen and the Princess was swallowed up by the biggest fish anyone had ever seen on the Salty Sea.
The King was very sad and for years cried and cried. Soon, the Salty Sea began to ...
Genre: Mythology & Folk Tales
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Snow deep in a winter wonderland, misadventures abound as everybody's favorite fat girl, Ace Jones, is thrown face first into a dream come true. Don't miss this special release from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Stephanie McAfee.
Note : The books in the Jason Green series are stand alone novels and can be read in any order.
The azure waters of a serene tropical paradise hide a sinister and murderous criminal undercurrent. A dark secret exposed leads to appalling bloodshed and chaos. How did it all go so dreadfully wrong?
Ex soldier Jason Green was depressed and had been drinking far too much. The endless London winter had been bitterly cold. The freelance insurance fraud work was mundane, but this changes early on a frozen February morning.
The wealthy ...
A penguin that is convinced he is human. A cheerful yet neurotic square sponge, and a pathologically depressed tortoise, who spends most of his time hunched up under his shell. These characters are outrageous, mischievous, naughty and very lovable. They will shock and offend with their wacky and hilarious behavior. Comedy is woven together with a sinister and unsettling plot. A goofy, ridiculously funny fantasy full of adventure, mystery and suspense. This book is for adults only, and definitely not for children.
Two princes. One bride. A dire misunderstanding...
Meet Geo and Dmitri, the Princes of Tybiria. Though Geo's the obvious athlete, it's bookish Dmitri who yields the credit - and consequences - for slaying a foreign prince. But whose arrow really struck the lad?
Lucie Camerlane, a baron's daughter, is Prince Geo's secret mistress... until she learns of her disastrous betrothal to none other than his brother, the Crown Prince Dmitri!
When Dmitri is abducted at his own engagement party to Lucie, his star-crossed brother and fiancée ...
In a heartbeat, Professor Peter Bristol's obsessively-ordered life is turned completely upside down.
During his weekly walk on the beach, he is helpless to prevent a young woman in a bridal gown from being swept out to the sea.
Was she real? Or was she the product of unresolved grief for his late wife?
As he embarks upon a mission to find the answers, he uncovers a plot of murder and deceit at the university where he teaches--a nexus of evil far deeper and darker than anything he could have imagined.
The woman in the waves was ...
Fans of Robyn Carr's Virgin River series will love this feel-good, small-town romance.
After living most of his life in one battleground after another, Grant Byers craves normal. He's a Search and Rescue volunteer, cattle rancher, and a former Navy SEAL. He's not looking for trouble, but when he meets Mallory Fraser, he knows trouble has found him.
Mallory is a U.S. figure skating champion. After a tragic accident she moves to Montana, determined to put her past behind her and protect the people she loves. When the mystery ...
Morality Ends at Midnight. The psycho holiday begins!
Many call "The Three Days" God's blessing. Peace reigns supreme across the world all year. Except, of course, for three days. As long as you stay in your homes or the specially marked shelters during this time, you will be safe. For those who don't make it to a shelter by the midnight curfew will be locked out. And that means facing off with psychopaths and killers who have been given a free pass to slaughter without consequences.
This year, Brody Hawkins is one of the ...
Big Loveby Tamara BlackPrice verified 14 hours ago
Smart Sophomore + British Bad Boy = Too Hot to Handle!
Missy Stone is a smart, funny and beautiful young woman in college who knows what she wants from life. At twenty-one years of age, she's been able to get most of what she desires - except for Ian.
While Ian can be a real jerk, she can't stop thinking about him. Will their night of hot, steamy passion break their relationship... or take it to the next level? This is a romantic and steamy short story.
After witnessing a crime, Kim will soon learn that the loss of her memories came with the gain of a gift.
Kim - a name that may not even be hers - hasn't had it easy in life for the past few years. Waking up with no memories means struggling to survive in a world where identification is a necessity. By chance she's come into contact with the one person who thinks that her newfound abilities might be the solution to saving more lives than just hers.
How can she trust someone else when she can't even trust herself?
Though Kim now ...
SAIL THE SEAS IN THIS ACTION-PACKED NAVAL ADVENTURE
OF HISTORICAL PROPORTIONS
England and France have declared war, and Corrie Harriman joins in on the action. Corrie's War is a sixteen-part naval adventure series where Corrie joins the Royal Navy and must combat deadly enemies, navigate through hazardous storms, and even endure cruelty by the hands of her own crew. No one suspects that Corrie is actually a young woman -- and she plans to keep it that way.
PRESS GANG!: Battle, Sweat and Glory in Nelson's Navy! (Bulmer Press, ...
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Arachnignostic is a Cosmic-Beatnik Horror novella that was written over the course of 20 hours via stream-of-consciousness. Arachnignostic is not suitable for anybody under the age of 18. You have been warned.
Sixteen-year-old Feather Wyatt is having a normal summer until her cat, Tyson, is poisoned and dies. Feather uses her powers to bring Tyson back to life, but doing so draws the attention of an ancient Evil. An Evil her ancestors have been fighting for millennia. Feather decides this battle will end with her, but she can't do it alone. She will need the help of those ancestors and the support of her friends and family to make the Evil wish it had left her alone.
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Finally before the new set of adventures arrive in 2018, a chance to get all of Abigail Augsburgers books so far...
In a single 99c MEGABOOK. Clean romance and mystery stories, that have the following titles.
Amish Brother, Amish Buggy, Amish Stranger, Amish Truth, A Forbidden Amish Love, Amish Christmas Miracle, The Christmas Awakening, The Death of Grace, The Delicate Amish Girl 1 & 2, The Amish Secret, Old Amish Diary, Faith of the Amish, The Accused Amish Widow.
And as a BONUS... ...
Jack Campbell and his friends believed it was their purpose in life to save the human race. They also believed because they relived their lives repeatedly they had as much time as they wanted to accomplish their goal. They believed wrong. Join Jack and his friends as they fight against the many unexpected and alien threats to the Human race as they desperately try to protect everyone.
Rebecca works as a school teacher in her Amish community. It is a job she has wanted all of her life and she's adored by children and parents alike. But when she helps out her brother who does something deemed criminal by the Amish community she risks being shunned if they find out.
Meanwhile, Richard left the Amish community years ago to serve in Afghanistan. He is forced to return long-term in order to take care of his mother. But crossing paths with the beautiful Rebecca makes him rethink his opinion of the Amish community. ...
The voices can't be right; there's no way that my people are in danger.
Cordelia's heard voices that aren't her own in her head for longer than her father would like. He's kept it a secret from the village to protect his daughter from being ostracized, but Cordelia's starting to think that the voices might be right. They're making more and more sense, but what they're saying isn't good news for those living on Earth. If anything, the voices think everyone's already doomed.
The only option she has left is to run, and it may be too ...
Genre: Family Life
/ Length: 42 Pages (1,571 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 8th, 2020
As a young boy Jacob had always been on the fringes of society, never quite fitting in or keeping friends for too long due to his quick temper and inflexibility.
As he grew through his teenage years and early twenties he committed himself to the community and his faith but resigned himself to the fact that he was different to the others.
He knew that his difference and quick temper meant that some villagers were scared of him, and the kids often teased him for his solitude and lack of tolerance.
One day he saw the kids throwing ...
Basha and his friends struggle to continue the quest for Tau's Cup as they face horrible despair and tragedy. Can they survive to destroy the evil Doomba and become the Knights of Arria?
(2008 version of The Tiger of Light in The Legends of Arria series.)
Returning from exile, Katie is looking to start a new life in her old hometown. Her family abandoned her once, allowing her grandfather's feud to rule their lives.
Back then, it cost her a childhood friend. Now, it could cost even more.
Carlos saw the reflection of his true love through the power of the famous magic mirror. Everything seemed okay - until she learned his name. Could his destined wife be the missing McCray daughter who left town all those years before?
Their families' feud had already ended one ill-fated love ...
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
/ Length: 140 Pages (2,637 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 8th, 2020
An artificial man in charge of the education of young companions at a quiet seaside resort speaks out against difficulties in the interpretation of that paragraph in Article 4.2.5 which governs the lifespan of his kind.
"What if the world wouldn't stay put?"
Synopsis: Mary wakes to find the kitchen sink has moved overnight. What else about her life has changed?
After Dinner Conversation is a growing series of short stories across genres to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Each story is an accessible example of an abstract ethical or philosophical idea and is accompanied by suggested discussion questions.
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