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The Silent Stars by John Stilwell The Silent Stars by Aug. 17, 2018 $0.99 64,760 words Sample 10%
The galaxy is big. Where is everybody? Responding to a 20,000-year-old radio beacon, an expedition is sent an impossible distance across the galaxy in the hope of recovering knowledge of the origins of the human race. An artifact is discovered in orbit around a dying star. What the crew of the Erebus discovers could mean the end of everything.
A Place of Refuge by R. Richard A Place of Refuge by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.99 7,290 words Sample 30%
Jim and Aileen grew up in San Diego. After an interview Jim gets a good job and Aileen gets a good job. Jim is then fired, by an angry boss and he can’t get another job in San Diego. Jim and Aileen then move to Los Angeles, but stay in touch with San Diego.. After a lot of hard work Jim and Aileen return, in triumph, to San Diego.
Pepped Up and Ready by Ali Dean Pepped Up and Ready by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 67,260 words Sample 20%
Pepper is finally a senior, and she’s determined to defend her national cross-country title. Although Jace is busy with the demands of college football, he’s still at Pepper’s side, supporting her goals. But is she taking her renewed enthusiasm for training too far?
All Pepped Up by Ali Dean All Pepped Up by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 59,260 words Sample 20%
Pepper Jones knew that being Jace Wilder’s girlfriend wouldn’t be simple. But she didn’t predict just how many complications would arise from his past.
Hunt the Shadow  A Phil Pfeiffer Thriller Book 1 by Oliver F. Chase Hunt the Shadow A Phil Pfeiffer Thriller Book 1 by Aug. 17, 2018 $4.99 66,310 words Sample 20%
Just as a doubting widow convinces Pfeiffer to investigate her husband’s untimely death, his picture inexplicably appears in a national magazine. But before the mystery can be unraveled, the man dies yet again, this time leaving Pfeiffer fighting for his own life.
Concord: Sabotage by Chris Mason Concord: Sabotage by Aug. 17, 2018 Free! 102,460 words Read a sample
In 2113 humanity was near extinction, but aliens stepped in to save us. Five hundred years later, spaceships are being sabotaged and Emma, the only human aboard a huge ship filled with aliens, is nearly killed. Humanity may be to blame. Emma must find the real villains or we could be confined to our home system forever. The fate of humanity rests with one woman -- and her small dog.
Forgotten by Lisa Phillips Forgotten by Aug. 17, 2018 $0.99 95,760 words Sample 10%
Evil is back, and he’s got a plan to destroy the world.
Romance Extraterrestre Science Fiction Mariage Extraterrestre by tugdiv t Romance Extraterrestre Science Fiction Mariage Extraterrestre by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.99 2,810 words Sample 2%
-sachant que Matt(l'extraterrestre) a un très gros membre calibre sexuel,Melany et Matt(l'extraterrestre) sont -ils compatibles au lit ? Comment vont -ils s'adapter ? -Comment vont -ils lutter contre les jaloux?et les gens qui n'aiment pas
The Rossi Daughter by Jamie Bodek The Rossi Daughter by Aug. 17, 2018 $4.99 42,920 words Sample 5%
After a wild night at a company Christmas party, Laura finds out that she is pregnant with the owner's child and a Rossi baby. The Rossi name is an important name in the business and fashion world and Laura tries to hide her baby Masie from her father, Mathias. Wanting nothing from the rich family, she makes her way on her own with the help of her loving family members. But Mathias' father, Pao
Passion Recalled: The Forgotten Lover by Jamie Bodek Passion Recalled: The Forgotten Lover by Aug. 17, 2018 $4.99 51,020 words Sample 5%
Suffering from amnesia is hard enough, but when Scarlett learns that she may have been unfaithful to her beloved husband, it's almost too much to handle. Striking Jeffrey Michaels may claim to have known her intimately, but her mind is a blank… Scarlett's memory loss was triggered by her husband's death on the day their son was born. Now she remembers nothing. Could Jeffrey be lying? It seems unl
Hangdog - Shoulder to Shoulder by TEaves Hangdog - Shoulder to Shoulder by Aug. 17, 2018 $5.99 73,980 words Sample 20%
Beau and Eli McKnight are brothers, identical twins who have lived an idyllic existence for eighteen years. But, when careless choices turn a right of passage into an unspeakable tragedy, everything changes in an instant. The entire McKnight family ends up in the fight of their lives. They must strike back against pain, doubt and evil, lean into God’s grace and trust that miracles are real.
Three Friends Limeade: Friends and Business Mix Together by Brittney Kempink Three Friends Limeade: Friends and Business Mix Together by Aug. 17, 2018 $6.00 510 words Sample 10%
A vividly illustrated children's book geared toward ages 6-10 years old. Mrs. Kempink teaches entrepreneurial skills through the colorful characters in this book. Children open competing limeade stands and figure out how they can make money and work together. Includes a fun recipe to make and enjoy limeade at home with your family.
The Dread Mr. Darcy by Valerie Lennox The Dread Mr. Darcy by Aug. 17, 2018 $7.99 69,250 words Sample 20%
On passage back to England from India, Miss Elizabeth Bennet’s ship is boarded by pirates. She is shocked to find that she is acquainted with the pirate captain, who is none other than Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy.
Darío Dead by Historias Pulp Ediciones Darío Dead by Aug. 17, 2018 $5.00 25,820 words Sample 20%
El joven Darío comienza la universidad. Todo es nuevo, nueva casa, nuevos compañeros, nueva y terrorífica vida. Darío, es joven. Darío, sueña. Darío, es dead.
Dark Bargains 3 by Olivia Blake Dark Bargains 3 by Aug. 17, 2018 $0.99 26,680 words Sample 10%
It’s time for the secrets to come out. The specter of Lucas’s dead wife now haunts them both. Was Diane’s vision real, or had she only dreamed it? Lucas intends to find out, but as with the other incidents of the past days it proves easier said than done. While he doesn’t want to believe that Diane has had any part in the incidents which have plagued him, does he dare to trust her?
Dominic’s Ghosts by Michael Williams Dominic’s Ghosts by Aug. 17, 2018 $4.99 116,470 words
Dominic’s Ghosts is a mythic novel set in the contemporary Midwest. Returning to the home town of his missing father on a search for his own origins, Dominic Rackett is swept up in a murky conspiracy involving a suspicious scholar, a Himalayan legend, and subliminal clues from a silent film festival. As those around him fall prey to rising fear and shrill fanaticism.
Charlie & Biffa by Mark Mueller Charlie & Biffa by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.99 14,420 words Sample 20%
A young girl and her stuffed dog have many adventures.
El Exterminador by Historias Pulp Ediciones El Exterminador by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.00 4,130 words Sample 20%
El exterminador es un relato compuesto de tres partes independientes pero unidas en la trama de una misma historia. Son tres puntos de vista diferentes de un mismo momento terrorífico. Estamos ante una visión en 3D de un mismo relato y ante el planteamiento de una nueva leyenda: el rey de las ratas.
The Solemn Vow: A love story told from rock bottom by Bree Dahlia The Solemn Vow: A love story told from rock bottom by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 73,590 words Sample 20%
BASED ON A TRUE STORY My first love ruined me. My second love saved me. I used to believe in for better or worse. I used to believe in forsaking all others. But now my husband is no longer the man I married. And the man who took away my fairy tale wants to give it back. What happens when you have to choose between shattering your vow and destroying yourself?
It! by Rebeca Anna Marie Reagan It! by Aug. 17, 2018 $0.99 2,870 words
It”, is a word used to describe a particular person, place, or thing. However have you ever wondered what the word, ”It”, really means? As humans, we use, ”It”, or it’s many language variations on a daily basis, but do we ever take the time to think about what, ”It”, is.
Yes You Can by Eric Okeke Yes You Can by Aug. 17, 2018 $1.99 36,000 words Sample 5%
When a woman loves a criminal, many things happen. Love collides with crime. The story of power of focus and inspiration
WHAT HAPPENED TO SELINA SMITH by Mary Valentine Williams WHAT HAPPENED TO SELINA SMITH by Aug. 17, 2018 You set the price! 26,450 words Sample 20%
In 1882, Selina Smith, 13, leaves school and is hired as a laundry maid. When her mother dies Selina leaves this work and becomes involved with Bostock and Wombwell’s Travelling Menagerie. She meets Python Woman, Marcus Orenzo and Wallace the lion, among others. Based on real events, the book follows the adventures of Selina Smith and her companions, and her search for work
Vigilance by Greg M. Hall Vigilance by Aug. 17, 2018 Free! 4,760 words Read a sample
Tarton's colony has survived an alien attack. The worst part is that some unknown entity dropped the horde of knife-limbed swarmers on them. Without any clues, he may need to swallow his pride and call on Gianna, his ex, for help. But even her psionic gift may not be enough to reveal the magnitude of the threat to humanity.
A Daughter of Kings, Part II by Louis Piechota A Daughter of Kings, Part II by Aug. 17, 2018 $1.99 111,020 words Sample 20%
After months of journeying and many perils, Alirah has arrived in the kingdom of Arandia. Now she is trapped there. As an unwilling guest of the usurper King Archandir, she spends her days in the lap of luxury and in fear for her life. It is only a matter of time before the King figures out that she is really the rightful heir to the throne, and he will kill her when he does.
The murmur in my soul by Eto & Cissy The murmur in my soul by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 4,920 words Sample 15%
The Murmur in my Soul is a short collection of new poems. It explores emotions, beliefs, pain, love, but above all it gives hope to its readers. It seeks to empower souls, to believe that there is light after darkness.
Juggling Balls by David Hadley Juggling Balls by Aug. 17, 2018 $0.99 96,860 words Sample 20%
Juggling Balls - a science fiction comedy featuring time travel, mind control implants and a future religion that claims an Elvis Presley clone as its saviour. Oh, and an interplanetary terraced house.
CODE Chapter 1 by Nikhil Bhardwaj CODE Chapter 1 by Aug. 17, 2018 Free! 11,690 words Read a sample
A 19 year old college boy welcomes a golden haired girl into his apartment. The girl tells him that she's a far relative of him. After clearing all the doubts about the girl, he lets her stay. At the night the boy finds an infant baby with the girl about who the girl had not told him earlier. She promises to tell him next day and boy finds himself betrayed and framed in kidnapping of the baby.
Poem - Snow by A. J. Junamb Poem - Snow by Aug. 17, 2018 $0.99 350 words Sample 20%
This is a poem with the main theme being snow. And Also the lovely way snow falls gracefully to the ground, With each snowflake unique in design.
Do Not Read This Book: Chapter 1 (and Introduction/Disclaimer) by Benjamin Gorman Do Not Read This Book: Chapter 1 (and Introduction/Disclaimer) by Aug. 17, 2018 Free! 7,930 words Read a sample
Magdalena Wallace is the greatest writer in the world. She just doesn’t know it. When three witches inform a thousand year-old necromancer that Mags can write a novel so powerful it can bring an end to human civilization, she’s kidnapped and forced to write the book. Rescued, she’s on the run with the manuscript — and the fate of humanity — in her backpack, and a lot of monsters hot on her heels!
Hal Junior Omnibus One by Simon Haynes Hal Junior Omnibus One by Aug. 17, 2018 $7.99 92,770 words Sample 5%
Contains three full-length science fiction novels featuring that outer-space troublemaker, Hal Junior. Three hair-raising adventures, dozens of illustrations, and enough laughs to keep your space kids laughing for hours! Perfect for ages 8-12. Hal Junior novels are also available in paperback editions.
I Had To Start Somewhere. My First Fifty Poems. by Stephen Scorer I Had To Start Somewhere. My First Fifty Poems. by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.99 12,670 words Sample 20%
I had to start somewhere is a collection of my first 50 poems, there is a wide range of topics that I have tried to cover with sports poems and some on mental health has to be the most prominent.
Axton by Sam Crescent Axton by Aug. 17, 2018 $4.99 80,340 words Sample 10%
Ten years ago, the four kings killed my friend. I’m not going to kill them. I’m going to make every single one of them pay. Make them pray for death, and take everything they’ve ever loved. This is not revenge. This is justice. Plain and simple.
She Owns The Universe by Mrunaal Gawhande She Owns The Universe by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.16 2,380 words Sample 15%
SHE OWNS THE UNIVERSE is a multitude of poetry short poems and epigrams about the universe owned by love the universe similar to the one we know where there are thoughts, stars, planets, galaxies, dust clouds, light and time but the idea of love blended in it it is made into seven parts and each part is needed to form the universe
24 x Forever by Mrunaal Gawhande 24 x Forever by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.17 3,980 words Sample 20%
24 x forever is the collection of forever reached feelings the book does not only consist of seconds, hours, years and moments
Fighting the Odds by K Williams Fighting the Odds by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 95,220 words Sample 20%
Cheated on and with nowhere to turn, Jacinta moves into one of her parent’s vacation homes. Will her four sexy neighbors be able to heal her broken heart?
A Bit of Kissing by Jon Ripslinger A Bit of Kissing by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 27,610 words Sample 10%
I’m a male virgin. Eighteen. I’m going to stay a virgin until I fall for a girl I really love. My buddies think I’m weird, odd, stupid, crazy. But I’ve got my reasons. My womanizing dad has inflicted so much pain on my mom, my sister, and me it’s unbelievable.
The Voices by William Mangieri The Voices by Aug. 17, 2018 $0.99 3,580 words Sample 20%
Billy Thompson knows the voices are real, even if they are just in his head. Or are they coming from somewhere else? “The Voices" is a speculative fiction short story.
Better Than Now by C.G. Coppola Better Than Now by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 67,110 words Sample 30%
With the talent show behind them, Autumn and Alex can finally begin their relationship. It took a school assignment, but they’ve managed to move beyond their awkward past to become one of the most popular—and gossiped-about—couples in school. Dating was supposed to be the easy part, but now that they’ve been plunged into the spotlight, Autumn isn’t sure she can keep up.
Becoming the Mrs. by Christy Wilson Becoming the Mrs. by Aug. 17, 2018 $0.99 11,620 words Sample 20%
Want the hot, sexy and steamy story of Chase and Sadey's wedding and honeymoon? Becoming the Mrs. fits right inside book 3 of The CPS Series - A Balancing Act. It's not a standalone and contains adult content.
In Loco Parentis by Nigel Bird In Loco Parentis by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 69,990 words Sample 15%
A teacher crosses the line in order to protect his pupils…IN LOCO PARENTIS by Nigel Bird.
Mareson's Arrow by K.L. Abrahamson Mareson's Arrow by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 91,400 words Sample 20%
A dead business man and beaten detective draw Detective Kazakov into three simultaneous investigations where he faces foreign spies and larger forces ranged against him. Kazakov must find the killer before his country descends into chaos. A taut mystery with violence and intrigue stalking the grimy, snowbound streets of New Moscow.
I Racconti dello Spazio by Italo Salieri I Racconti dello Spazio by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.06 52,270 words
Quattro racconti incentrati su un tema comune. Spazio interno contro spazio esterno. Una dicotomia che viene sviluppata da differenti punti di vista, seguendo la storia di personaggi eterogenei che sono trascinati dagli eventi in situazioni molto distanti fra loro. Una dicotomia che, nonostante tutto, sembra dominare l’esistenza del genere umano, insinuandosi nella vita di ognuno di noi.
Los animales son mis amigos, Selección de 12 cuentos del mundo, A partir de 3 años by José Arias Pepín Los animales son mis amigos, Selección de 12 cuentos del mundo, A partir de 3 años by Aug. 17, 2018 $3.99 5,800 words Sample 20%
¿Por qué los animales tienen cola?¿Por qué canta el gallo "Ki kiri ki" a la salida del sol?¿El perro viene del lobo? Encontraremos las respuestas en estos cuentos populares de animales de los cinco continentes con ilustraciones a color. Seleccionados y adaptados por un narrador de historias para sus cuentacuentos, transmiten valores como la amistad, la generosidad o el respeto a la naturaleza.
Forever and a Day (A Second Chances Novella) by Kristen Casey Forever and a Day (A Second Chances Novella) by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.99 43,990 words
When Dimitri said that he was never going to get married again, he was dead serious. Too bad life had other plans—Lilly’s new teacher Emily is too young, too pretty, and too untouched by life’s darker moments to make any sense at all for him. She’s also too perfect to ignore. Also Included: One weekend and two big milestones brings the sisters together again, in this conclusion to the series.
Garrett (Dragon Hearts 6) by Carole Mortimer Garrett (Dragon Hearts 6) by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.99 34,330 words
Garrett finding out his fated mate is wanted by the Russian bratva is bad enough, but knowing his brother Grigor also wants her dead, after Billie tried to kill his fated mate, makes the situation much more complicated. It doesn't help that Billie isn't interested in Garrett or in being his fated mate.
Snowbound by Charlotte E. English Snowbound by Aug. 17, 2018 $2.99 31,630 words Sample 20%
Konrad Savast is the Malykant: the most secret servant of the God of Death. His job? To track down the foulest of murderers and bring them to The Malykt's Justice. No mercy. No quarter. Konrad may be finished with the coven at Divoro — but are they finished with him? Konrad Savast solves his eighth case in this new installment of The Malykant Mysteries.
Fragments of a Damned Mind by Lee Forman Fragments of a Damned Mind by Aug. 16, 2018 $2.99 15,290 words Sample 9%
Fifteen tales that take you into the pitch black, where unspeakable horrors live, and grim destinies await. Explore depths of fear untraveled. Ponder life and death. Peer into souls of the damned…
Fear The Moon by Edward Punales Fear The Moon by Aug. 16, 2018 $0.99 4,770 words Sample 20%
Dr. Lauren Talbot is a werewolf. She spends most of her days toiling in a lab, trying desperately to find a cure for her condition. Once a month, she locks herself away in a small prison, to contain the beast inside her. She hopes to cure herself before the beast can hurt anyone. But can she prevent that? Word Count: 4,500
Golden Parachute by V. L. Cooke Golden Parachute by Aug. 16, 2018 $3.99 84,040 words Sample 20%
Siobhan's life has changed dramatically since she took over as Custodian. She has a new life, a new love, and a new family. An enemy from the past is causing the creatures of the air to act out threatening to expose the existence of the supernatural world to humans everywhere. What can one Custodian do when a goddess decides to put a target on her back and create havoc within the Golden Assembly?
A Withered Rose by Graciela Acuña A Withered Rose by Aug. 16, 2018 $8.00 27,880 words Sample 20%
A story of suffering and survival by a ten year old girl, who encounters a tragedy in the Capital of Buenos Aires. Enduring years of torture, after deciding to keep silence to protect her family from death.