A long-suppressed secret turns deadly after a private investigator takes on a "hopeless" murder case.
"IF YOU LIKE STRONG CHARACTERIZATIONS, GREAT DIALOGUE AND SURPRISES, PULITZER-NOMINEE LAWRENCE DE MARIA'S ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES ARE IN A CLASS BY THEMSELVES." (John Crudele, New York Post); "A LAWRENCE DE MARIA TITLE GIVES YOU MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK THAN JUST ABOUT ANYTHING IN THE BOOK MARKETPLACE TODAY." (Florida Weekly); "A MASTER OF THRILLER DIALOGUE." (Washington Independent Review of Books); "WHILE DE MARIA MAY HAVE BEEN AN ...
Coming to grips with the loss of his grandfather, young Gabriel Celtic gains new understanding, and respect for the man that had been his mentor. The Journal is part of the prequel of Murder! Too Close to Home and Gabriel's Revenge by JT Lewis. Part of the Adventures of Gabriel Celtic.
Still reeling from the devastating blow of betrayal by her closest friends and confidants, Mina Jewel must put aside her personal pain to complete one last dangerous task before she leaves Presence forever.
In a panicked race against time to rescue a very special child, it soon becomes obvious that the psychopathic Surgeon has more torment in store than Mina can handle on her own. She must learn to cope with her crippling PTSD and gather new and unlikely allies to complete her mission and put an end to the terror gripping Port ...
Seeking a place where she can belong, Kyreen finds anything but peace when she returns to Calan decades after fleeing with her family. This is the story of Kyreen's flight from the castle with her twin brother and their mother; her subsequent separation from family and everything familiar; and her years spent as an outsider in a xenophobic society; culminating with Kyreen's return to Calan almost two decades later. What has happened in her absence? Will Kyreen find a place among the Calanians still embroiled in the struggle that ...
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Callie doesn't have room in her life for Dr. Blake. She has time for counting. And cleaning. And obsessing. Dr. Blake just doesn't fit into her schedule. Until he does. Until Callie begins to trust him. Until she starts to need him. And want him. And...
There is no secret to getting what you want in life, millions of people, who are just like you, are doing it every day. You are living in the 'can have, will have' society and the only restrictions on getting what you want are in your mind. Once you have removed the obstacles and barriers that your mind has put in your way, you will get all that you want, but always remember you have to be prepared to receive it. The majority of books about getting what you want in your life, are either filled with loads of philosophical statements ...
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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A collection of mysterious accounts submitted by regular people who felt compelled to contact me about their encounter. There are a variety of phenomena described... alien encounters, cryptids, skinwalkers, bi-pedal canines, unexplained events, strange flying craft, etc. I truly understand their dilemma... they want answers. But will they be able comprehend an explanation... or the reality of what they saw?
Celebrate holiday warmth with Little Mouse as Santa takes him on a magical journey to the North Pole. When Little Mouse hears a knock, he opens his door to find Santa asking him for help. Santa's reindeer are hungry and can't get back to the North Pole. Little Mouse is quick to share and his kind act is generously rewarded when Santa takes him for a ride to the North Pole. One kind act goes a very long way Little Mouse finds out. The Mouse in the Sock is sure to charm children and adults alike with magical illustrations and short, ...
In the early seventies, my band, Silver Dynamite, transformed popular music with our trilogy of albums, 'Dungeons of Darkness', 'Dungeons of Doom', 'Dungeons of Despair'.
I formed the band in my home town of Nuneaton, in the mid-sixties, with my best friend Terry Atherstone. After the release of three, poor to mediocre albums, we hit the big time with 'Dungeons'. For a while we enjoyed the speeding train of fame, but inevitably we hit the buffers.
In the same disastrous year, we lost our drummer, 'Crazy' Kenny Campbell, and, worse ...
This is a love story which just happens to highlight a very intriguing and deadly martial artist known in certain circles as Merino. Beautiful young women in Philadelphia, between the ages of sixteen and thirty, are disappearing and at an alarming rate. Our protagonist gets involves when a childhood friend of his disappears. It gets even more personal when his love interest is abducted. The infamous man believed to be behind these disappearances is known for dealing in human trafficking, the illegal drug trade, prostitution, and ...
Genre: African American
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Althea cleared her throat before she blurted the question, "What am I?"
Jason looked confused, "What do you mean?"
"What am I to you?" she asked again.
Jason was silent. He exhaled. "Don't you feel it?" Jason asked her tenderly.
Althea waited for him to continue.
Jason lifted her chin and said, "I love you, Althea..don't you feel it?"
"But..how about your wife, Leila?" Althea asked him feeling confused.
Althea was involved in a relationship with Jason, a married man. She didn't think it was a wrong thing to do since Jason had an ...
This book contains remarkable accounts of explorer M.G. Hawking's experiences in a legendary ancient world deep in the vast frozen fortress of the Himalayas, a small village where he encountered individuals possessed of true paranormal powers. Explore first-hand narratives of their demonstrations of psychokinetic and extrasensory abilities, and in-depth descriptions of the esoteric knowledge that enabled the attainment of such exceptional powers.
"Paranormal powers" refers to the utilization of consciousness in a manner enabling a ...
A rogue werewolf threatens the safety of Port Orchard, Washington, but all Mina Jewel can think about is the sudden flood of unrelated missing children cases. Between her private eye gig, a rash of unexplained and debilitating health issues, and her duties to Presence--an underground society of psychic investigators and practitioners--Mina barely has time to deal with her screwed-up private life.
Time is running out for the little ones, and Mina knows it. Frustrated with her lack of leads, Mina becomes careless, endangering ...
Till Death Do Us Part - Contemporary Suspenseful Murder Mystery by the author of Tetris and Rustic Roads
Marriage can be a real killer. Till Death Do Us Part is a twisted tale about love, marriage and infidelity.
Two lives are changed forever because of a chance meeting in a park on a hot summer night. It started out innocent enough, but when Megan Montgomery succumbed to a moment of passion with Thomas Fitzgerald, it wouldn't be long when her world starts tumbling in around her.
It was only through a twist of fate that the one ...
Captain Gem's Saga is the tale of young nun named Gem and how she began her career as the most notorious lady pirate of all time. Her parents consecrated her to be raised in a convent in Paris, France. At the age of sixteen, she made a vow to visit the Holy Land. Then she was forced into an arraigned marriage with the handsome son of Duke and Duchess Le Mason. They fell in love. Frustrated by his inability to satisfy her lusts, she ran away. Her escapades around the world brought her into contact with a host of corsairs, buccaneers, ...
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Based on the true story of baseless allegations of sexual assault against a nominee for the Supreme Court, where the opposition party went all out to smear a highly-qualified candidate in order to promote its political agenda.
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Three short tales of things that go bump in the night.
Under the Bed: Allison is trapped in a frightful game of hide and seek with the monster under her bed.
Night Creature: Stacey's relaxing weekend takes a terrifying turn when a determined werewolf tries to have her for dinner.
Haunted: Seventeen-year-old Mikala must confront her fear of the dead to help a ghost child in need.
Allison, Stacey and Mikala may not be brave, but they're no damsels in distress!
Genre: Short Stories
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Someone is messing with Mina Jewel's head, and she's about to crack. Desperate for a solution, but worried about backlash if her hunch is wrong, Mina steps outside of Presence to seek answers to an impossible question. What she discovers will obliterate everything she's ever known about Presence, her family, and herself.
But Mina doesn't have time for self-pity or to rage at the world. The future of one innocent child hangs in the balance. To right the wrong, Mina must make a choice, knowing that lives will be destroyed no matter ...
When the Port Orchard police come to Mina Jewel for help, she knows it should be an interesting case. But not even the promise of a preternatural mystery can keep her interest very long with all the other crap on her plate.
A sudden rush of missing teens and no clues to track them with, an enemy from her past resurfacing without warning, and a life-shattering revelation bring Mina face to face with one of her worst fears. And all this before she?s even recovered from losing her baby or truly accepting her Lycanthropy.
But there is ...
Though she leads a glamorous public life as a famous and well-paid movie star, Marie LeClerc is unsettled in her private life. Embroiled in a disappointing affair with her director, she is stuck on board a ship that is traveling the route of the Titanic, starring in a film about that ship's tragic accident and subsequent sinking.
What is even more unsettling is that since she came on board the Castlemere, Marie has been catching glimpses of a man's face in mirrors, windows, and other reflective surfaces on the ship. She's not ...
This is a short, fantasy love story set in Magudonya (i.e., literally 'The World of the Mages' in Ancient Assyrian) the world of the book 'Transgressions' by Phillip Berrie. It is an introduction to the world and some of the characters of the novel.
It was originally published as an appendix of the novel, but has been republished here as a free sample of my work.
Cassandra Stuart's ministry is photography and she travels the world with journalists. Yet, God has her on a special assignment: find Kurt Halden. The elusive tycoon disappeared shortly after his fiancée died. Cassandra has information about his fiancée that will bring him vindication, and hopefully set him free from the past. When she meets him at his reclusive cabin in Alaska, she expects to encounter an aggressive, arrogant business genius. Instead, she finds a rugged, sincere man that could steal her heart. Somehow, she has to ...
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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Vintage Tales is a collection of short stories based on the mixed-race community of India, called Eurasians or Anglo-Indians. These short stories and short sketches by Warren Brown an Eurasian author provide an insight into life in Calcutta.
This interesting mixture of short stories also depict the culture and heritage of the disappearing Anglo-Indian community in India.
Anglo-Indians are the mixed race, which originated in India during the British Raj or the Colonial period in India. The British went to India as Traders in 1600 ...
This book is not one of those "30-day-body transformation" or "Lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks" guides.
If you are looking for a quick fix, then please look elsewhere!
Maybe you've tried one of those programs (haven't we all) and let me guess what the results were... NADA!
Those are just plain full of junk with attractive titles so that the magazines can sell more copies.
Now, if you are looking for a way to slowly but surely lose weight in a healthy manner, then keep on reading.
I prefer being honest:
Transforming and your ...
A collection of three short e-books published in 2014.
Featuring humorous short-stories of an odd bent, the book contains a wide range of odd tales with characters ranging from cannibals to crocodile hunters to cats; with Beelzebub proving to be a great godfather and the occasional parody.
Perfect for fans of flash fiction.
23,000 odd word total
Contains the following mini-books: 19 Bits of Slightly Odd, Some more bits of Odd, and Further Bits of Slightly Odd, all previously published for kindle.
Genre: Short Stories
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The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this brief volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families with a connection to Bradley or Hamilton County, Tennessee. There are 32 such queries in total.
Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you are working ...
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In the world of magic oceans, nations are warned of a great danger posed by a queen named Victoria. She is the descendant of an ancient empire known for its horrific cruelty and now possesses a tiara that can control the thirteen oceans to bring deadly storms. The many suns are still aligned, so the inferno continues to burn, preventing the mysterious artifact from unleashing destruction. Despite this, no one can find the woman to kill her in her time of weakness, because of a web of deception woven by the empire's ancient matriarch. ...
Inspired by over twenty-five years of practicing and teaching bushcraft throughout North America, survival instructor Tony Nester recounts backcountry tales of nomadic adventures using traditional skills that have faded from the modern world. Laced with humor, insight, and nerve-wracking encounters with wildlife, sandstorms, flash floods, brutal cold, and unpredictable clients, Life Under Open Skies reveals a rare look into the often misunderstood world of survival.
Arthur Machen was a Welsh author and mystic of the 1890s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction. His novella The Great God Pan has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror, with Stephen King describing it as "Maybe the best [horror story] in the English language."
The Arthur Machen Collection reveals a mind of fascinating depth and a talent second to none.
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Imagine scientists achieving a practical form of Immortality. All the world's major religions feature some form of Paradise where the believers achieve a state of union with God. Will religious leaders instruct their congregations to continue accepting Death so Paradise remains available to them? That could lead to a great social divide and the rise of murderous fanatics--for among those accepting the promise of Death for Paradise, there will be a segment who secretly harbor a fierce hatred toward those free from Death and, to ...
Kevin is an unpleasant man who loses his job.
He finds it difficult to deal with other people. He has those he considers friends, and he theoretically spends time with them, but he mostly prefers to focus on code, alcohol, and good old-fashioned cynicism.
Kevin begins having odd hallucinations. One minute he is finding comfort with a complete stranger, and the next he is in a darkened, pixelated wood. A crowd of things are gathering, yet Kevin doesn't sense danger from the creatures, just anticipation. Something is about to ...
Here's How You Can Finally Quit Your Dead-End 9-5 Job & Start Your Own Business From Scratch!
Let's face it. Probably this is not the first book you have encountered that promises to teach you everything you need to know about establishing your own business.
What makes "New Business Ideas" special is that probably it is going to be your last business book.
If you are sick and tired of all those business books that offer you theoretical ideas that have never been tested or proven, then this is your lucky day. James Willner, the ...
Genre: Business & Money
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A grimoire of sixteen demons, all of whom facilitate dream magic. Includes
The demon's name
The demon's appearance
The demon's temperament
The demon's voice
The demon's legions
The demon's particular images
The demon's aura
The best number of candles used to summon the demon
A barbarous prayer that can be used to summon the demon
The demon's seasons and weather
The demon's Geomantic (and therefore astrological) correspondence
Demon's listed in this ...
A switch is flipped the night of the dance. Something awakens within Kate Archer that alters her relationship with Nick and Alex. Haunting visions of the past begin to plague her. In an effort to maintain harmony within her relationships, she tries to hide the knowledge the dreams reveal to her. Eventually, when the façade that she's so carefully crafted begins to unravel, Kate realizes that the past has no boundaries, and it has stained her soul. It is then that the truth finally sets her free.
Stephanie Collins' life is not turning out how she expected. She has spent most of her adult life trying to be independent and escape the expectations put upon her by her upper-class family, but her one-bedroom apartment and cheating boyfriend suggest that she's not doing quite as well as she could be. When her grandmother, the family matriarch, passes away and leaves Stephanie her enormous estate, it feels like fate. She has no choice but to trek from the city to the quiet seaside town of Snowhaven, Maine to settle the affairs.
Josef and Katrina Stein had always been passionately in love. After surviving the atrocities of the Holocaust they migrate to the United States without their beautiful daughter, who had perished in a camp. Although they deeply loved each other, internal demons were tearing them apart. Katrina blamed Josef for the loss of their daughter, having begged him to leave Europe before the Nazis came. He said they couldn't, but never explained why. Katrina also had a horrific dark secret from the camp. If Josef ever found out, would he ever ...
The Babi Yar Chapter is an historically complete, precise and definitive account of what took place at the massacre of more than 30,000 people in Babi Yar ravine, Kiev, Ukraine on September 29-30, 1941 by Nazi SS Einsatzgruppen (Special Task Forces).
This Babi Yar Chapter is taken from Lee Vidor's novel, Under Total Eclipse We Will Tremble Like Birds Without Song, which is an historically accurate fictional account of Europe under Nazi Occupation.
Even though The Babi Yar Chapter is only a concise single chapter in the novel, it ...
Asterismby Peter MessmorePrice verified one hour ago
Four babies are born within hours of each other in an Omaha, Nebraska hospital. They could not be from more different backgrounds. Leon is from a wealthy family, Ashley is the daughter of middle-class parents, Alejandro's father is an intelligence specialist with the US Air Force, Tamisha's mother is a domestic worker and her father is in state prison.
Subtle hatred surrounds the children before they leave the hospital. Yet, through a mutual love of chess, the children meet and form a bonding, lifetime relationship.
Leon inherits ...
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What can a person find by looking deep into the Alaskan Aurora Borealis? The Alaskan
northern lights are usually a pale hue of green and purple. No matter what the color is at that
time, people witnessing the event find something within themselves. Ancestral generations that
have resided in Alaska's great outdoors over many years have felt that warmth of life that the
northern lights have breathed into them. When the night air is crisp and calm, the onlookers are
still comforted and feel enriched with a quiet hope. The beams and ...
New name. New town. New life.
I've finally left my troubled past behind.
And then Ryker Cavano walks into my underground pleasure club.
Aside from being the hottest man I've ever seen, Ryker is also my high school bully -- the boy who made my life a living hell so he could become a gang leader. And it looks like he doesn't even remember me, which seriously pisses me off.
Until I realize this is my chance to make him pay, and I decide to take it. I'll worm my way into his life and expose his criminal empire, no matter the ...
Have you tried so many diets but are still awaiting positive results? Are you still having difficulty reaching the weight you have always dreamed about?
Most diets are based on reduced fat and calorie intake, which is why almost no one can stay strong and reach their goal. Lowering fat and calories at the same time is exhausting for our bodies. You'll still crave sweet and you'll always feel hunger.
This stops right now!
It is time to say goodbye to hunger and to your cravings. How? It is simple! From now on you will lose weight, ...
This is a wonderful kids book about birds filled with fun facts and photos.
It is nice to see how mother birds build
their nests, and how they take care of their
nestlings. It is sweet to see the young ones
when they begin to fly, and to know how they
are taught to find their food, and to keep out
of danger, and to sing, and everything young
birds need to know.
Then when they are grown up, it is interesting to find out where they go in winter, and
why they do not stay with us all the year round.
People who goes into the ...
Stock market is like a maze. To invest in stocks one needs to have a thorough knowledge about the investments and different stocks. Everything you wanted to know about Stock Market Investing is a book that tells us in a very simple language all aspects of stock market investing and the issues concerned. It is a comprehensive study of all the data, analysis tools and support that you need before investing.All forms of investment share a common purpose: to provide for a better future. Stock market investing is one of the best tools you ...
Genre: Business & Money
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Christmas, 1901. Elijah Blackstone has lately returned to London from fighting in the Anglo Boer War in South Africa, where he witnessed an outrage that still haunts him. He receives a telegram from his former captain, who is now commandant of the barracks at Caterham, asking for help to find his missing niece.
When he arrives in the pleasant and prosperous town, set in the north Surrey hills, he gradually unravels a mystery that leads him from a medieval wall painting, to the metropolitan asylum, and into the seedy world of ...
"We haven't heard from Mr. Arcana in three days," explained Margo Magdalene the High Councilor of Rare and Precious Artifacts in Iraq. "Break that door down now!" her legal secretary Jeri Boam ordered the hotel manager. "He could have been kidnapped, murdered or worse," implored Tex's newest sidekick Wendy. It was the third young woman's heartfelt plea that finally moved the manager to action. After unlocking the dead bolt of room 626 with his pass key, he kicked in the door which broke the chain. Tex was unconscious on ...
Trapped in Second World War Paris, Chloe Carter desperately tries to find the vampires who caused her to be sent back in time. She soon discovers, however, that vampires are the least of her problems.
Captured by occupying forces and accused of being a witch, Chloe is quickly led to the dungeon of a torturer. There, she's forced to tell the truth about how she ended up in war-torn Paris. Meanwhile, brothers Matthias and Hugo Bane are also in Paris, as Matthias recovers from a devastating injury that left him close to death. Will ...
Set in the 1960s, this is a story of obsession, danger, and cold-blooded murder. Crime comes to a quiet Norfolk town and meets with personal revenge from war-torn Berlin.
This fast moving, suspense-filled thriller, takes us from London to the remote North Norfolk coast. A magazine commissions two young investigative journalists, Emily Miller and Steve Moon, to look into a sudden rise in high-end antique jewellery thefts and muggings. They find themselves being drawn into a complex and sophisticated story of international crime.
Vampires? Werepanthers? That's the stuff of myths. Or is it? One night, after fleeing from an abusive home, Lena finds herself saved by an excruciatingly handsome stranger. As time goes by, she finds herself falling for him. There's a magnatism in his brooding presence that she can't deny, but can he save her from her destiny? Or will they be torn apart by the fate that awaits?
Tristan is an immortal. From the moment he set eyes on Lena, he knew she was the girl of a million dreams. He will do anything to keep her by his side. Even ...
What is the meaning of life? Why are we here? What is it to be human? What is existence? What does it feel like to control the human species? These are some of the questions that the characters in this book unintentionally come to answer.
At first glance this book appears to be like every other science fiction story:
A hero leaves his home behind so that he can protect the one he loves from an enemy that means to exterminate the human race. There is even the heroine that remains behind and does her part for the cause. While the ...
I never stood a chance in hell, once he put me in his crosshairs...
He claimed me, made me his entirely, then left me, bruised and broken.
I left our small town, matured, grew as a person and got over him completely.
Then I met another man, a man who respected me, loved me the way a woman deserves to be loved.
And that's when things got complicated.
The day I inherited my aunt's lake house proved to be the beginning of the end, at least for one of us...
The Earth that man once knew is long since gone. Gone are the days of human dominance - For over one hundred years now, Earth has been overrun by Specters, terrifying ghost-like aliens that have forced the remaining humans to take refuge inside protected cities. These Xenoshields may protect, but they also cage. Humanity yearns for freedom. Tensions run high between the clans.
Today is the day of The Proving, the day when clan children of a certain age and training venture beyond the protection of the city shields into the wilds ...
Children's author Jacob Smith presents: "Abraham Lincoln for Kids Book - Learn Interesting Facts About The Life, History & Story of Abe Lincoln, His Assassination & More". This informative kids book includes well chosen words & great pictures to help children learn more about one of america's most beloved presidents, Abraham Lincoln.
Aside from the interesting facts and images Mr Smith presents in his Abraham Lincoln for Kids Book, he also covers some interesting facts and insights about Abraham Lincoln's background, his rise to ...
This small book of 110-pages on "Mushrooms and Seaweeds" explains in detail about TEN edible mushrooms such as Milky white mushrooms, Paddy straw mushrooms, White button mushrooms, Brown (crimini and portabella) mushrooms, Shiitake mushrooms, Oyster (Pleurotus) mushrooms, Enoki mushrooms, Maitake mushrooms, Morel mushrooms, and Chanterelle mushrooms, and NINE edible seaweeds/sea vegetables such as Red seaweed Gracilaria, Winged kelp, Green laver or Sea Lettuce, Purple laver or Nori, Spirulina, Wakame, Dulse, Caulerpa or Sea grapes, ...
Genre: Science & Math
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Kateri Leona ~ A Surprisingly Simple Story: in which a young lady of quality meets a man of Intelligence, a woman of Patience, and a notable Procrastinator.
Elizabeth Anne ~ A Dreadful Amusement Gone Wrong: or a Salacious Continuation of our story, in which a Scandalous nature and an Obvious solution lead to a most Ordinary end.
Marques Mark ~ Ever After: or an Informing Continuation of our story, in which a Child is Lost, a Parent visits a Child, a Child returns Home briefly, and Life goes on, in the end Happily.
Our tales are ...
Freddie Gray, Terrence Crutcher, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and the list goes on and on. We Americans are so used to unarmed citizens being approached (under questionable circumstances) by the police, that we have become apathetic. How many more people have to die before the citizens of this country wake up and collectively do something about the abuse of law enforcement? The Boys of East Precinct is a true story of police harassment and cover-up. It also identifies the need for the federal government to intervene on innocent ...
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Tex and Dahl ran screaming from the giant sewer crocodile. The scaly thing was over thirty feet long from its snout to the tip of its scarred tail. It could easily swallow a man whole. Tex emptied his revolver into the thick skull of it, but to no avail. She tugged on his sleeve for more speed as he tried to reload. He stooped down to retrieve the MOTHER spider that had been sent to scout ahead of them earlier that morning. The putrid sewer tunnels led down to a dead end. The couple skidded to a halt at the end of the ...
Tex Arcana gazed through tear-stained eyes as he said, "God help me. I don't know what is real or not anymore." The night vision began with Tex as an invisible spirit traveling through time. He saw blind Samson with short dark hair being led by a lad into the Gaza arena. The three thousand wicked people were making sport of him. The five evil kings of Philistia ordered that the wild animals be released. Lions and tigers attacked him, but he defeated them barehanded.
A rich Hebrew woman in a dark cloak watched from the ...
Sadie holds the weight of her life not only on her shoulders but in her heart. After an unexpected gain of a new group of friends, it's apparent that she isn't the only one. Everyone has their own set of issues. They are simply packaged differently and how they are handled depends on the person who is unwrapping. People are walking poetry. Whether you agree with their flow or not, listen to the lyrics of their hearts.
Genre: African American
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Every time Tyson goes to James' penthouse apartment in downtown New York City, he begs his best to tell him the secret of how he can afford such a nice place without ever seeming to work. After asking for the umpteenth time, James finally gives in and tells him something almost too hard to believe: he is the personal servant of a beautiful billionaire who pays him to drink her sweet, delicious cream and take her hard, fast and deep!
And James has another surprise in store for Tyson: another overflowing billionaire aching to be ...
Infant Barbarian is a pair of short stories from the author of the 'Sing with the Choir' series.
The stories deal with everyday family situations and their sometimes surprising resolutions.
In the first story, Old School, we meet an interfering mother-in-law who is due for a shock. The second story introduces us to an Infant Barbarian spoilt by an indulgent parent. Justice is again dispensed in an unexpected way .
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
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Do you live a life that is filled with clutter?
Would you like to get rid of the excess things you no longer need and make space?
Have you no idea how to make a start?
This book on how to declutter your home is the first step on your journey to a tidier house and a tidier mind. With proven strategies to help you sort through years of accumulated clutter, you could soon be living a life that is far more relaxed, where you can actually find the things you need without searching endlessly
Inside the pages, you'll find 5 in-depth ...
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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A selection of the best of Robert Black's horror stories, the chilling occult book Cusala, about a young New Zealand girl who conjures a demon, The Point about a group of Western Australian surfers who travel to a remote surf point and discover something deadly, and Slice, set in the coastal town of Worthing, England, about a psychotic man who has an obsession with breast implants.
"How dare you insult me and my family like this?" roared Charlotte the matriarch of Ur, Iraq. Suddenly the leading women of Ur society began beating the living tar out of Tex. He dared not defend himself or attack the three generations of irrational women. Deep down, he knew that he must have caused the whole mess. But for the life of him, he could not fathom the reason why.
"How in hell did this happen?" Tex asked his soul in desperation. Meat and hummus, tea and wine, spoons and knives were flying from everywhere at him. A ...
... Justin looked at his phone. A text from Amanda. 'How are you?' Justin cringed. So formal. They had never texted those words when they were together. Their texts were always full of jokes and flirts, and even sometimes song lyrics, but not those words.
Justin Hayes and Amanda Miller were once a power couple in Hollywood. His movie and her acting skill were the recipe of a Box Office. But after their divorce, everything was going down for Justin whereas Amanda's star was shining brighter and she was ready to move on with her ...
Suitable for readers aged 5 and up.
Dusty is a little dachshund and he is new in the house. He has to explore the garden, the vegetable patch, and his human friend´s collection of balls of thread. There are a lot of funny creatures. Dusty meets bugs with black and red stripes, mice with long tails, and a snake hiding in the wardrobe. But the snake isn't happy int the house. He got into the wardrobe by accident. Dusty wants to help him go back to the meadow where he comes from. But it isn't as easy as it first seems... Will Dusty ...
FOR OVER TWO THOUSAND YEARS THE SECRET HIDING PLACE OF THE JADE SEAL HAS BEEN JUST THAT - A SECRET.
The dragon seal of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China, will be the most valuable ancient artefact to come from the Middle Kingdom, if they can find it. The accidental destruction of a small antique porcelain pillow reveals the secret of the seal, leading the young Australian teacher and his Scottish friend away from their peaceful college at Nandaihe on the shore of the Bo Sea, drawing them up into the freezing bleakness of the ...
Nestled amongst the redwood forests and lush mountains of Northern California there exists the sleepy little town of Graveston where many secrets are held behind the facade of normalcy.
When Carson Barnes is summoned to Graveston in order to accept the house he has inherited from his Uncle Victor's estate, he finds himself caught in a web of lies and secrets about his family and the strange house that sits just outside of town.
Carson soon discovers there is no secret in Graveston greater than the one that is held beneath the house, ...
/ Length: 271 Pages (2,186 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Oct 19th, 2019
Daniel Vis is a loner, living in the small South Pacific nation of New Zealand. One day, he stumbles across the body of a man who had escaped from a newly-built concentration camp, pitching Daniel headlong into a desperate fight for survival in a nation wracked by government oppression and tyranny. He is joined by Erika, intricate and strong like spun steel, and Kathy who is a journalist. Like Erika, Kathy is no one's handmaiden. Alan joins them because his only focus in life is Kathy.
Daniel, and those who gather around him, form ...
Welcome to Lemon Bliss, Louisiana where an abandoned lemon tea factory is the most happening place in town and witches secretly rule the roost.
Violet Broussard gets called back to the hometown she left in the dust when a dead body is found in the abandoned factory bequeathed to her by her grandmother. Violet has plans, big plans, and they most definitely don't involve staying in Lemon Bliss any longer than necessary. The town is mostly famous for its lemon tea infused with enough alcohol to make one experience bliss, hence the ...