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Private Secretary, Private Wife by Mario V. Farina Private Secretary, Private Wife by March 25, 2019 1,570 words Read a sample
I was a Matinee Idol making lots of money with romantic films. Meanwhile, I needed to give the impression I was not married. Thelma, my private secretary went along with this, but began complaining. She stated that my popularity was making her miserable. I decided what needed to be done. My producer said I could cease stating I was not married, but there was a caveat. Would the caveat work?
10 bruiloften & 1 Kerstwens by Luc Vos 10 bruiloften & 1 Kerstwens by March 25, 2019 4,410 words Read a sample
Elke bruiloft is anders. Hoop, een nieuw begin, verwachtingen, teleurstellingen, een nieuw einde en... een zalige kerst! Een beetje vanalles... en nog wat
Sorry for Existing by Russell Nohelty Sorry for Existing by March 25, 2019 66,390 words
It started with a bang. No, a slap. My mother's head hit the floor. My father stood over her. We had to get out. If we didn't, my dad would kill her. So, we ran. My mother dragged me out of the house in the middle of the night. Where will we go? How will we survive?
Freaky Furry (Side Quest #5) by Joe Rover Freaky Furry (Side Quest #5) by March 25, 2019 3,420 words Read a sample
The Multiverse is a strange and wondrous place filled with stories of all shapes and sizes. Some worlds are similar while others are standalones. After a villain swaps Will’s body with that of a cat, Will must find the one person who can help him: Dogboy.
Forever: A Tale of Hellraiser by Christopher Thompson Forever: A Tale of Hellraiser by March 25, 2019 9,910 words Read a sample
Based on the characters and universe created by Clive Barker. An all - new, original tale of Hellraiser.
Slap! A Love Story by J.T. Evergreen Slap! A Love Story by March 24, 2019 3,710 words Read a sample
"What are you doing here? How did you find me?" "We need to talk." "No we do not need to talk. I want you out of my life. Please go away and leave me alone." He stood in my way. "Please get out of my way and out of my life." He didn't move so, I hauled off and slapped him so hard across the face it almost knocked him over. He staggered to one side. "I'm sorry, Tony, but you had that coming."
Why the tiger has stripes by Anuforo N. Johnson Why the tiger has stripes by March 24, 2019 3,030 words Read a sample
WHY THE TIGER HAS STRIPES - is a story of greed, deceit, abuse of power and subsequent revolution, which still happens in today's world. It shows the wickedness of the tiger towards the other animals, in his time as ruler of the first paramount kingdom that there ever was and how he lost power as a result of his wickedness, to the lion. Happy reading.
How to End War - Not For Grown Ups by Daniel Hargrove How to End War - Not For Grown Ups by March 24, 2019 1,200 words Read a sample
Ditto!
The Land of the MacRoies by A.E. Wilman The Land of the MacRoies by March 24, 2019 36,600 words Read a sample
“The Land of the MacRoies” is about love, betrayal, war, greed, power, deception. It portrays the youthful naivety where one is not experience enough to see through the lies of the enemies. It is a fantasy novel focusing on a young boy – Onar who is an orphan found in the land of the MacRoies. While growing up he meets a girl named Kato, who like him is an orphan. They become skillful soldiers.
Le papier sur le sol by Saïd Le papier sur le sol by March 24, 2019 2,900 words
Privé de liberté après un braquage de banque d'eau qui a mal tourné, Dan vit reclus dans sa cellule, sur l'orbite terrestre. La proposition du directeur pourra-t-elle changer son quotidien ?
Squidees by J. Rock Squidees by March 24, 2019 9,110 words Read a sample
Aliens have invaded. And yet nothing’s changed. Not for me anyway. As far as anybody knows, I’m the only person on Earth the invasion had no effect upon. We still don’t know if that’s a good thing or not. It’s been five years since the squidees appeared, materializing out of a ball of light over the Atlantic. A squidee for every man, woman, and child on the planet. Except for me....
You are my Kindred Lover by Rori O'Keeffe You are my Kindred Lover by March 24, 2019 710 words Read a sample
The poem turns from feeling to thought to sweet remorse. A story of an aged warrior passing the torch onto another with failing hands, this poem is testimony to the spark of passion that lies within each of us, if only the winds of change turn that spark into an illuminating flame. Are you ready to live more passionately? No adult-only content. Approximately 700 words.
He Who Tied Down the Sea by Stephen Kunkler He Who Tied Down the Sea by March 24, 2019 7,910 words Read a sample
Included in "He Who Tied Down the Sea" are five think-piece stories meant for all ages!
The Beggar Knight by Hayden Pearton The Beggar Knight by March 24, 2019 55,900 words Read a sample
Rules, rings and royalty govern the medieval world of Brent. Here, beggars and kings alike must live by the rules set by the Gods. You Bugger, a beggar living in the unremarkable town of Brent, is happy with his lot in life. However, the arrival of a desperate princess and a mad assassin will force him out of his comfort zone. In order to save the kingdom, he might just have to break the rules...
PiSlamistan - tłumaczenie polskie by Scott Andrews PiSlamistan - tłumaczenie polskie by March 24, 2019 8,140 words Read a sample
Wyobraźmy sobie świat, w którym walka płci została już wygrana, gdzie pozbawiono ludzkość wpływu na własną przyszłość.
Tears of Angels: the Beast by Michael A. Williams Tears of Angels: the Beast by March 23, 2019 32,450 words Read a sample
Tears of Angels: the Beast is a fantasy novel of post-apocalyptic events taking place after the rapture.
The Carousel by J.T. Evergreen The Carousel by March 23, 2019 2,610 words Read a sample
After Christmas shopping, I was headed to my apartment but stopped at a department store window and admired a young woman styling clothing. A distinguished man standing close by told me everything about her which I thought curious until I found out later he was her father, who has passed away six months earlier.
Flaws & Fairy Floss by Jonathan Solomon Flaws & Fairy Floss by March 23, 2019 8,800 words Read a sample
Vanessa is unhappy in her banking job and struggles to enjoy large family get-togethers. Simone is a young woman who has returned to Australia to develop her fairy floss business.
Miles from Aldonia by Kav KS Miles from Aldonia by March 23, 2019 26,790 words Read a sample
Things happen in the front of everyone but not everyone can see things for what they are unless you are chosen and permitted to witness the things for what they really are..Experience the marvels and unravel the reasons behind it all because everything has a reason in the new book with Miles from Aldonia. Join Jack and Oliver assist the Newmore Animal Shelter to get back on its feet after incident
A Christmas Miracle by J.T. Evergreen A Christmas Miracle by March 23, 2019 8,960 words Read a sample
Rose Marie sat down then looked up at me with an amazed stare. “What?” “These letters,” she pointed to my notes. “What about them?” “Do you know what they say?” “No. I heard Morse code being broadcast on my TV last night and wrote out what I heard but it doesn’t make any sense.” “Oh, yes it does. These letters are saying: HELP ME PRISONER APARTMENT 423. It’s in German.”
The Wishing Stone #1: Dangerous Dinosaur by Lorana Hoopes The Wishing Stone #1: Dangerous Dinosaur by March 23, 2019 8,300 words Sample 20%
What if you could become a character in your favorite stories? Spenser was just an ordinary boy who enjoyed video games more than reading until he was approached by a mysterious cowboy who gave him a small white stone.
A Wealth of Unsaid Words by R. Cooper A Wealth of Unsaid Words by March 23, 2019 27,790 words Sample 20%
For years, Alex has been worried that someone like Everett—who runs a charity and is never short of romantic offers—would never truly want a man constantly on guard against his own mind. There will never be a time when Alex is perfect. But this is as close as it gets, and he is tired of waiting. This Christmas, all he can hope for is that Everett still wants him.
Shinda Kokoro by AvatarPyro Shinda Kokoro by March 23, 2019 100,910 words Read a sample
Based in a Virtual MMORPG setting, three groups of Adventurers fight their way for survival, each group eventually having an intertwining storyline. With many action-packed fight scenes and battles. Book One of a series in the making.
Snowed In With The Ranger by Kait Nolan Snowed In With The Ranger by March 23, 2019 17,930 words Sample 20%
A runaway author and an Army Ranger just might find love in this snowbound romance. **This is a prelude to Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Rescue My Heart #1). It ends on a cliffhanger and should not be read by itself. **
Animal Co-operative by Robert Adam Animal Co-operative by March 23, 2019 33,050 words
The story of the EEC and the EU, up to 2009, told in the allegorical style of Animal Farm
Gamla gänget by Sam Diellor Luani Gamla gänget by March 23, 2019 41,950 words Read a sample
"Gamla gänget", en metadikt om svek, sveda och värk i formens fängsliga förvar, skriven av Sam D. Luani. Här är boken som den svenska polisen känner sig obekväm med. Boken utpekas som ett hot som kan skada myndighetens verksamhet och poeten utpekas som en falsk främling som olovligen har tagit landets officiella språk i besittning. Boken bryter mot lagen, menar ansvariga inom polisen.
Michael's Second Kiss by Edua Erasmus Michael's Second Kiss by March 23, 2019 8,900 words Read a sample
Devastated that his first kiss was bad, Michael sets out to find Adam at his college and have a second chance at a first kiss. While spending time inn Fresnay, he receives a message from home that turns his world upside down.
Michael's First Kiss by Edua Erasmus Michael's First Kiss by March 23, 2019 14,610 words Read a sample
High school can be tough - especially when you're in love with a straight guy. John has been the object of Michael's unrequited love for almost a year, but fate has a funny way of bringing people together when you least expect it.
The Christmas Card by J.T. Evergreen The Christmas Card by March 23, 2019 2,920 words Read a sample
I assumed it was a Christmas card, even though it was July, not only because of its size but also because of its Christmas-red color. Then I noticed what was pasted in the upper right-hand corner – a six-cent canceled stamp. The cancellation date read 1970. I wondered where in the world this envelope had been for the last forty-six years.
Diary of a Zombie Survivor by S. Michael Choi Diary of a Zombie Survivor by March 22, 2019 51,710 words Read a sample
In the aftermath of genetic plague, human beings are transformed into white-eyed 'Happy' zombies, and the remnants of uninfected society live in heavily fortified compounds. One such group leader, 838, records in his diary the travails of day-to-day life over a winter where the water freezes and the infected New Humans stage periodic raids. But is the greater threat other survivors, their clans?
Life and Death by Hiranya Borah Life and Death by March 22, 2019 7,070 words Read a sample
A dead person can be revived by the protagonist through a unique whisper therapy. But at what cost? It is a fictitious suspense story.
The Last Christmas Tree by J.T. Evergreen The Last Christmas Tree by March 22, 2019 1,930 words Read a sample
“What is it?” “It’s a Christmas Tree.” “No, it’s not.” “Dad, this is your fault.” “It’s not my fault … why is it my fault?” “Because you procrastinate.” "What will your mother say when she sees it?"
The Braying Lamb by Daniel Hargrove The Braying Lamb by March 22, 2019 580 words
A short book of five poems, in my usual erratic manner.
Rompecabezas Jill vs El Solucionador by Gary Hancock Rompecabezas Jill vs El Solucionador by March 22, 2019 5,980 words Read a sample
Ella está de vuelta otra vez. Jigsaw Jill con el escuadrón de homicidios de Hollywood de Hollywood y los asesinatos que solo ella puede resolver. ¿Quién es el mejor para llegar a la solución, Ella o El Solucionador? Además, ¿quién es el nuevo trozo de detective que se une al equipo?
Don't Come Around Here No More - A Tale Of Sardis County by T. M. Bilderback Don't Come Around Here No More - A Tale Of Sardis County by March 22, 2019 11,120 words Read a sample
Three teens find an open doorway to Hell in an old man's basement.
La Verne Writers' Group 2019 Anthology by Scott Skipper La Verne Writers' Group 2019 Anthology by March 22, 2019 33,560 words Read a sample
Collected works of the La Verne Writers' Group and writing contest winners. Herein you'll find humor, adventure, horror, fantasy, poetry, and even a little murder. Contributors are Lisa Griffith, Toni Eastwood, Sharri Cohen, Carol Eleks, Holly Scott, Tamara Miller, and Scott Skipper
The Clearing by Les Cohen The Clearing by March 22, 2019 5,720 words Read a sample
Sometimes it's the most ordinary things in nature that we should be the most worried about. "The Clearing" is written in the form of emails between a concerned father and his son who is away on a camping trip – and whose life may be in danger. This is a PG-13 short story, loosely based on hard science. It's a quick read, a little scary, but without explicit violence.
Legacy of Kain: Mortality by Andreas Leachim Legacy of Kain: Mortality by March 22, 2019 125,830 words Read a sample
Based on the Legacy of Kain series. Mortanius was only ten years old when the vampires turned him into a Guardian of the Pillars. But little did they know that he would change the world of Nosgoth forever. This is the story of Mortanius, the one who led a rebellion, the one who betrayed the Circle of Nine, the one who resurrected a man known as Kain. This is the story of the Guardian of Death.
The Tragedy of Knowing by Rori O'Keeffe The Tragedy of Knowing by March 22, 2019 550 words Read a sample
What better way to greet spring in the Northern Hemisphere than with claxons blaring? These six poems take a look at the issues that have made America's grotesque would-be Putin inevitable, and leave it to the reader to fill in the blanks for possible answers. No adult-only content.
This Dark Town I: When You're Gone by Marguerite O'Callaghan This Dark Town I: When You're Gone by March 22, 2019 55,650 words Read a sample
Eighteen-year-old Lydia Stone wakes up one morning in the north London gothic mansion she shares with her family, to find that her twin sister Kate has disappeared off the face of the earth. CCTV footage shows Kate entering a night club in south London on the night she went missing, but there is no evidence that she ever came out of the club.
Crazy Street by Archie McFee Crazy Street by March 22, 2019 11,710 words Read a sample
Growing up in the old family home in New Zealand was an amazing adventure, although Archie didn’t realise it at the time. This particular suburb was on the country’s least desirable list where a high level of crime was reported daily to which he, and a few mates, contributed depending on the weather and other circumstances.
The Accident by J.T. Evergreen The Accident by March 21, 2019 3,440 words Read a sample
My mother was thinking of hiring a surrogate to accomplish her penchant for grandchildren. Then – the accident. I’m a lawyer and was on my way to court when the accident happened. She fell down, I lost my balance and joined her on the sidewalk.“Why don’t you watch where the hell you’re going?” “Do you need a lawyer?” “What?” “I may sue you.” “For what? “Breaking my heart.” "You're kidding?"
POETRY with NO FILTER by RJ Williams POETRY with NO FILTER by March 21, 2019 2,800 words Read a sample
29 free verse poems; Poetry with No Filter
Love the Cook by Daria Parker Love the Cook by March 21, 2019 760 words Sample 30%
Love Goldenheart was a teenage girl who owned a restaurant and her life was normal until she met Luke Windfall. Shortly after meeting Luke, Love was strangled by her uncle and so her aunt and uncle were imprisoned. Due to Love's parents being dead and no other family to live with, she moved into Luke's house. Please enjoy this romantic short story.
The Vita Collection by J.L. Solomon The Vita Collection by March 21, 2019 3,660 words Read a sample
A collection of poetry about life.
Jigsaw Jill: LAPD by Gary Hancock Jigsaw Jill: LAPD by March 21, 2019 7,880 words Read a sample
Jill is back in Los Angeles and a series of brutal murders start that beg for her solution. Throw in the FBI, some professional assassins and a phony psychic and you have a soup of mystery murder and mayhem. How this comes out has Jill’s life hanging by a thread. This story goes from the highest to the lowest of her career.
Grandma Rose by J.T. Evergreen Grandma Rose by March 21, 2019 4,440 words Read a sample
The funeral for Nama was very boring. I was standing with my parents at her graveside when I noticed someone standing at a distance from us. It was an elderly woman who looked vaguely familiar. I assumed it was one of Nama’s friends. She saw me watching and threw me a kiss. I saw the woman again as we drove away. This time she waved to me. I returned the greeting and wondered who she was.
Crystal Guardian by Amy Radbourne Crystal Guardian by March 21, 2019 79,400 words Read a sample
Predators from a faraway world rampage across Atarikka. People are being savaged and a traitor is to blame. Thirteen year old Aldric and his three new comrades adventure across the worlds of the Kalanian Galaxy. Their aim: to get home and stop the force of Incursio, a madman who will do anything in order to survive.
Corpers' lodge by Inuwa Usman Corpers' lodge by March 21, 2019 4,420 words Read a sample
Oboy yeee! Too much gbege dey happen. The Story of Corper soji gives us an insight of what happens during the service year.
Shake's Pier: By Any Other Name by M.A. Martin Shake's Pier: By Any Other Name by March 21, 2019 78,500 words Read a sample
In the town of Shake's Pier, Illinois, tragedy is the ever growing theme for its residents. Betrayal, heartbreak, love and death, the tales of William Shakespeare are as captivating as ever before.