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Describe by Lucus Anthony Ren Describe by Oct. 16, 2018 4,560 words Read a sample
Here I represent or give an account of through words, figure, model, or mental picture what happened, in this stint with madness.
The Man Who Killed Ned Taylor by Joseph Bergstrom The Man Who Killed Ned Taylor by Oct. 16, 2018 1,420 words Read a sample
A man doesn’t leave much behind when he’s breathed his last. Just a name, some memories in folks’ minds, and, hopefully, something that truly matters. The man who killed Ned Taylor didn’t leave his name, or something that truly mattered, behind. Just some memories...
Auctor - Vengeful Intent by Steven Sterup, Jr Auctor - Vengeful Intent by Oct. 16, 2018 37,900 words Read a sample
Disclaimer: This book contains a considerable amount of violence and dark emotions. When Kaya Nichols' step-sister, Trish, turns up dead Kaya leaves behind her job as a foreign journalist to find out what really happened to her step-sister. At least that is the job everyone thinks she has. The men who killed Trish think they've handled the problem until Kaya returns for her sister's funeral.
لُکنَتِ آزادی - مجموعه شعر - امیر سارم by Amir Sarem لُکنَتِ آزادی - مجموعه شعر - امیر سارم by Oct. 16, 2018 10,590 words Read a sample
لُکنت آزادی مجموعه شعری از امیر سارم شاعر معاصرِ ایرانی
Ghost of You by Alex Wilkes Ghost of You by Oct. 16, 2018 700 words Read a sample
Ghosts and death. What more can be said?
The Impossible by Alexandria Clarke The Impossible by Oct. 16, 2018 34,970 words Read a sample
Ophelia Holmes is content to pillage and plunder with the crew of The Impossible, a notorious pirate spaceship known for its ruthless captain, but when the captain raids Ophelia’s home planet and captures a hostage for intel, Ophelia finds herself in deep space trouble. The hostage is a girl she knew from school, and Ophelia must choose between her loyalty to the captain and her childhood friendsh
The Vanishing of Georgia Rose by J.S. Donovan The Vanishing of Georgia Rose by Oct. 16, 2018 27,800 words Read a sample
After a scholarly fourteen-year-old girl vanishes on Halloween night, uncompromising yet isolated private investigator Arden Briar dives deep into the Georgia underground to find the victim. Faced with overwhelming odds, Arden enlists the help of the victim’s damaged father, a veteran with a short fuse. Will Arden’s temporary alliance be the solution to her problem or her downfall?
Unusual Wedding Proposal by Mario V. Farina Unusual Wedding Proposal by Oct. 16, 2018 950 words Read a sample
Ruby and Ted were playing a word game named Splinters. Ted decided to "pop the question". He did it in a novel way with the word game. He asks the question and Ruby responded in like fashion. You'll enjoy seeing how Ted asked Ruby to marry him.
Verum Et Inventa Magazine Issue 01 by Raymond Towers Verum Et Inventa Magazine Issue 01 by Oct. 16, 2018 62,750 words Read a sample
In issue No. 1, for November, 2018: Three short stories from the recently released science fiction collection Variant Worlds 2, and an excerpt of over 30 pages from upcoming release Rothschild Apocalypse. Articles include the candid How I Became My Male Characters, and Space-Based Starships And Colonies to give budding writers a good grounding on the basics. Rating: EXTREME controversy.
Tempest (Prologue) by John M. Davis Tempest (Prologue) by Oct. 16, 2018 7,680 words Read a sample
After his B-17 Flying Fortress crashes during a World War 2 battle, Lincoln quickly discovers that he is no longer on Earth. Instead, he awakens to find himself on Tempest, with super soldiers (Huygen) closing in for the kill.
The Two Wrongs That Made A Right by Jonathan Antony Strickland The Two Wrongs That Made A Right by Oct. 16, 2018 5,670 words Read a sample
This is the story of Greggor Maghalin. A forty seven year old married man in need of money fast, if he doesn't want a visit by the infamous Squid brothers. However, while in the Tremwell graveyard, he witnesses something that mortal eyes should never see, something that will change his life forever!
Monster of Monsters: First Delivery Of The First Day- Fantasy, Science Fiction, & Horror Flash Fiction #3 by Kristie Lynn Higgins Monster of Monsters: First Delivery Of The First Day- Fantasy, Science Fiction, & Horror Flash Fiction #3 by Oct. 16, 2018 620 words Read a sample
Word count 370 words. This short-short story visits a Brown Delivery person as they start a new and very unusual job. New to Flash Fiction? Flash Fiction are very very short books to tickle your fancy. They are a great way to see a writer's style and be introduced to the worlds they create and envision. My novels, novellas, short stories, and flash fiction range from science fiction, fantasy
Conversations with an Angel by Kevin Klehr Conversations with an Angel by Oct. 15, 2018 5,690 words
Jamal has a typical mother who'd like him to succeed in all aspects of life, especially when it comes to marriage. But Jamal already has a partner. His name is Farnham. And while Jamal doesn't want to disappoint his family, his mother's interference is pushing Farnham away. In the end it will take a voice of reason to help Jamal rethink his life.
A Song of Blood (Songs of Blood Saga, Book 1) by Rae Stilwell A Song of Blood (Songs of Blood Saga, Book 1) by Oct. 15, 2018 111,370 words Read a sample
Set in Regency England in the year 1810, A Song of Blood is a riveting love story that interweaves history with romance, fantasy, and the supernatural. As vampire Arch Lord, Lian Redmond, and his cursed family navigate eternity searching for happiness, their course is marked by desire and treachery in the first tale in this epic saga.
Ways of the Fallen by Rori O'Keeffe Ways of the Fallen by Oct. 15, 2018 10,540 words Read a sample
Heavy reading for reflection, Ways of the Fallen presents merciless and accurate depictions of villains, and realistic renderings of the protagonists. Six short stories, originally published from 2013 - 2018, take the reader to situations rarely visited in mainstream literature. Turning some clichés on their heads, we see that sometimes we look for hope and can't find any. Adult reading.
Elizabeth Skousen Supplemental 1: Imperial Cities by Cai Olan Elizabeth Skousen Supplemental 1: Imperial Cities by Oct. 15, 2018 1,020 words Read a sample
A brief glimpse into how Imperial cities in Elizabeth Skousen work, what their roles are, and how they interact with the planets they manage.
War Harmony I: Battles Before Brawn by Shelton Henry War Harmony I: Battles Before Brawn by Oct. 15, 2018 86,340 words Sample 20%
Shelton’s day off has turned into tragedy in a heartbeat. The King of Solosis, Polis, has stolen a forbidden book that houses a spell to revive the Divine Dragons, and Shelton must embark on a journey with his friends to stop him. Will they succeed, or will the world be destroyed? Find out now! Throughout this book, you will find betrayal, twists, sadness, death, friendship and maturity!
Blank Slate Justice by kerththekan vamathevan Blank Slate Justice by Oct. 15, 2018 1,340 words Read a sample
Blank Slate is a normal person well he was until his father died.This mission may even be on the scale of the Warden attack with Chathiz having killed the number two spy.Get some popcorn and get for this short snappy action packed story.
Corveleyn by Carolus Vonckx Corveleyn by Oct. 15, 2018 20,000 words Sample 20%
Sylvia Corveleyn zat tien jaar in een psychiatrische instelling voor het vermoorden van vier jongens. Wanneer het lijk van een jongen gevonden wordt, is er voor John Adams, een hardvochtige flik, maar één verdachte.
Tseeker by RAMS Tseeker by Oct. 15, 2018 2,860 words Read a sample
A stealthy thief comes across a situation which would make him notorious. What follows after that?
La desvergüenza del Sol by Felipe A. Matti La desvergüenza del Sol by Oct. 15, 2018 11,440 words Read a sample
Uno de los escritos de mayor profundidad reflectiva de Felipe A. Matti. Una dedicatoria donde se autoinquiere sus principios y analiza sus fallas argumentativas; un diálogo donde se examinan sus propias dudas y se enfrenta a su propio contraargumento; una serie de poemas donde se expresa su incertidumbre como también poder reflectivo sobre los cimientos de su filosofía.
Нотика by Yena Marukeda Нотика by Oct. 15, 2018 18,680 words Read a sample
Книга включает следующие новеллы: 1. "Тихая история" 2. "Зоя" 3. "Нотика" 4. "Ева" 5. "В облаках"
Destructive Deception Two by H.A Dawson Destructive Deception Two by Oct. 15, 2018 58,960 words
Revenge traps unfortunate souls as the obsession drives their mental stability into meltdown. Their wish for justice overwhelms reasonable behaviour. Presenting two stories about two strong female characters from a houseful of highly professional nurses each with their own story and personal dilemma. Psychological suspense at its most exciting and intriguing.Hold on for plenty of grit.
Relict by Nicole E Beck Relict by Oct. 15, 2018 1,330 words Read a sample
A survival tale of unexpected confinement, solitude, and homemade parachutes. In the form of a narrative poem.
Destructive Deception One by H.A Dawson Destructive Deception One by Oct. 15, 2018 57,710 words
Revenge is innate with some people as no moral obligation can hinder their brutal attempts to destroy lives. Hate that festers for years distorts any reasonable perspective. Two stories about two strong female characters from a houseful of highly professional nurses each with their own story and personal dilemma. Psychological suspense at its most exciting and intriguing.
Eric's Trip Biography by Harley Quinn Eric's Trip Biography by Oct. 15, 2018 3,440 words
A self written Biography of the band Eric's Trip from Moncton Canada, Eric's Trip played Lo-fi Grunge, with a mixture of alternative rock and noise, they were inspired by Sonic Youth. Read the ebook to find out what happened to Eric's Trip, with actual interview footage and a review of each album music fans, Canadian Music fans and Grunge fans will personally enjoy the book.
Christmas Poems The Calling of Christmas by Veronia Wilson Christmas Poems The Calling of Christmas by Oct. 15, 2018 9,290 words Sample 20%
Christmas is finally here. The breezes blows softly through the leaves with the harmony of Noel, Noel. As we all decided to have a Merry Christmas, the merrier the better. Laughter fills our homes with the breathe of love. Poems to be read and reread. To fill our minds with welcoming of good tiding and new discovery. Christmas happened because it was fitting...... to give up one's very self.
The Constant Tourist by John Dodsworth The Constant Tourist by Oct. 14, 2018 2,810 words Read a sample
Welcome to another reality, where skyscrapers ascend the clouds and humanoid hybrids walk the streets with everyday people. In this mind bending exploration of of time, identity and self-worth, we will attempt to decipher what lies at the core of our humanity, all the while being lead along by a mysterious man in a black suit and red tie...
Edge.Zero De beste Nederlandse genreverhalen uit 2017 by Edge Zero Edge.Zero De beste Nederlandse genreverhalen uit 2017 by Oct. 14, 2018 103,020 words
De derde editie van EdgeZero geeft je de mooiste verhalen die in 2017 zijn gepubliceerd of hebben meegedaan aan fantastische verhalenwed-strijden. Een vakkundige jury van schrijvers, uitgevers, redacteurs en recensenten heeft zich voor deze editie over meer dan 150 verhalen gebogen en een top 15 geselecteerd van gerenommeerde auteurs en aanstormend talent.
Family Trust - Part 2 by P Wilson Family Trust - Part 2 by Oct. 14, 2018 12,720 words Read a sample
Melissa has done something bad. Dead body in a hotel room bad. How had her blind date turned out so badly? Turning to her ex boyfriend David to help her get out of her 'sticky situation,' she soon realises that her families past is finally coming back to haunt her.
Pin·Geist by Novelhawk Pin·Geist by Oct. 14, 2018 19,130 words
After winning an auction for old pinball parts, Harris Pierpoint built his masterpiece: the ghost-themed pinball machine of his dreams. Now he is missing and his brother Allan may be the only one able to unlock the mystery of PIN·GEIST.
Deadly Embers by Joseph J. Miccolis Deadly Embers by Oct. 14, 2018 27,180 words Read a sample
Plot kept under wraps.
His Spark by DJ Jamison His Spark by Oct. 14, 2018 6,510 words Read a sample
Josh, a bookstore clerk and Harry Potter fanboy, is holding a book club meeting when in walks the perfect Malfoy. Josh lures the blond-haired, gray-eyed Dylan into joining the book discussion for an evening. But when Dylan rushes off afterward, Josh thinks the spark he felt must have been his imagination. Until he receives an invitation to the Halloween party. Will he find his Malfoy there?
The Wallet by Guy Therrien The Wallet by Oct. 14, 2018 1,030 words Sample 20%
This morning, I have lost my wallet, and with it the only chance I had to pursue my quest for time travel.
Nothing but the Truth? So Help Me God... by Cleo Wodehouse Nothing but the Truth? So Help Me God... by Oct. 14, 2018 80,710 words Read a sample
Indirect communicator Finn finds himself in the possession of a great power: people can no longer lie to him. Although a fascinating gift in theory, it alienates him from everyone until he turns to Leah, who always speaks the truth, no matter what. When two opposing poles on the communication scale work together, what will they discover about their environment, about themselves and each other?
Western Justice (Three Western Writers - Three Mystery Novellas) by Mark Reps Western Justice (Three Western Writers - Three Mystery Novellas) by Oct. 14, 2018 122,600 words Read a sample
Looking for a great new mystery series? You’ve come to the right place. Three western writers begin their journeys with tales of wide-open skies, death in the dust, Native American mysticism, greed, lust, friendship, and honor. Law enforcement agents and Native American players partner and sometimes clash on the unpredictable path toward truth and justice.
Maelstrom by Kitiera Morey Maelstrom by Oct. 14, 2018 61,430 words Read a sample
An action-packed, fast-paced supernatural thriller.
Under the Bed by Chuck Sperati Under the Bed by Oct. 14, 2018 4,280 words Read a sample
A series of intertwined supernatural stories that will make you wonder where the darkness ends and the light begins. All small towns keep secrets, but in Coal Ridge when the secret gets out, it begins to feed…again.
The Game Show by David X Reiver The Game Show by Oct. 14, 2018 3,300 words Read a sample
Douglas Spate can't remember his appearance on new game show Amnesia until it airs six months later. He can't have been that bad though, could he?
Νουρανός by Ilias I. Sellountos Νουρανός by Oct. 14, 2018 16,470 words Sample 19%
Ένα μεταποιητικό ταξίδι που ξεκινάει σε έναν μοναχικό νου, περνάει από το Γιοφύρι της Άρτας και συνεχίζεται ανάμεσα στους μύθους, στον πλανήτη Άρη και το Σύμπαν ολόκληρο.
Family Trust by P Wilson Family Trust by Oct. 13, 2018 12,330 words Read a sample
Melissa has done something bad. Dead body in a hotel room bad. How had her blind date turned out so badly? Turning to her ex boyfriend David to help her get out of her 'sticky situation,' she soon realises that her families past is finally coming back to haunt her.
The Dark Between Stars by Kassandra Alvarado The Dark Between Stars by Oct. 13, 2018 3,640 words Read a sample
Princess in exile, Antigone of the Theban royal line, begins the journey homeward under the rising threat of war from neighboring Argos. Historical Fiction one-shot
Токио by Yena Marukeda Токио by Oct. 13, 2018 15,460 words Read a sample
Шизука, красивая, но слегка нервная девушка-архитектор, однажды она встречает клерка Дайчи, их дружба лишь фрагмент и наверно уже наступил момент в жизни, когда она плывет так далеко от берега, что уже слишком поздно возвращаться.
Rustlers in the Sage by Donald L Robertson Rustlers in the Sage by Oct. 13, 2018 19,900 words Read a sample
Holt Kincannon has nothing left but his horse, his guns, and his pride. His years as a Texas rancher and lawman are behind him. His wife and son rest on a lonely hill overlooking the Llano River. Now, he rides through the rugged mountains and sagebrush covered valleys of Northern New Mexico, searching. He’s hoping for a new life, but will settle for a hot meal.
Torn Between The Game and Love 3 by Courtney Monya Torn Between The Game and Love 3 by Oct. 13, 2018 49,810 words Read a sample
“This must be what death feels like”. - Toney There is so much blood coming from his neck. My hands begin to shake as his blood drips from my hands onto my clothes. C’mon Ra, get yourself together. This is what you were asking for. I quickly go to Romeo’s contact, calling him. “Romeo! Toney’s been shot!” -Ra “I never wanted to be a part of this". I continue to tie Horacio’s arms and legs to the
Primal Man by Mark James Wooding Primal Man by Oct. 13, 2018 1,290 words
Two women wonder what life would be like if their video-game-playing men were more like their mammoth-hunting ancestors.
1% Murders: The Adair Classroom Mysteries Vol. I by T.W. Morse 1% Murders: The Adair Classroom Mysteries Vol. I by Oct. 13, 2018 66,940 words Sample 20%
Finally a young adult whodunit mystery! Who committed the 1% MURDERS? Lose yourself in this gripping newly published 1% MURDERS, the first installment of the Adair Classroom Mysteries by T.W. MORSE.
It's Too Late by S. L. Wyllie It's Too Late by Oct. 13, 2018 1,830 words Read a sample
A gut-twisting short story of a troubled man whose failures in life lead him to take 'the leap' - and end his own.
St. Jude's Island by Cory Cason St. Jude's Island by Oct. 13, 2018 33,580 words Read a sample
In a novel about consequences and redemption, Cory Cason uses his character Caleb Quinn to explore these questions through an intense series of interactions between characters and paints a picture of how unseen external forces play into our everyday lives.
Urban Kingdoms by David M. Wallace Urban Kingdoms by Oct. 13, 2018 30 words
In a post-apocalyptic world, a female soldier in New York seeks a more peaceful life after eliminating the warring gangs in the five boroughs, but is brought back to a life of violence and a new destiny after the death of her father. Written & illustrated by award-winning director, writer and producer David M. Wallace, this is an introduction into the unique world of the Urban Kingdoms franchise.