22 Dec
2014

Free fiction Kindle books for 22 Dec 14

Is This All There Is? (The Is This All There Is? Series Book 1)

by Patricia Mann

Beth Thomas’ seemingly perfect life is about to take a detour. At thirty-five, she’s married to her college sweetheart, has two adorable kids, and finds fulfillment teaching part time at the local university.

But when a friend persuades her to go dancing on a rare night out, a chance meeting with a handsome former student changes the course of her life. Loud music, too much to drink, and the thrill of feeling young again lead to an unforgettable kiss that was never supposed to happen. Beth feels wanted again, listened to, cared for, but she knows it’s wrong.

She tries to put the memory behind her, but he pursues her, drawing Beth back to temptation. As she travels deeper into Dave’s world, Beth struggles to choose between what her mind says is right and what she truly craves.



Stories on the Go: 101 Very Short Stories by 101 Authors

by Hugh Howey

This anthology aims to be a showcase of recent indie writing.

Hugh Howey launched the idea on Kboards, a forum for Kindle readers, but also the meeting place of an active community of indie writers.

The result is this anthology of 101 very short stories by 101 authors.

To make it more attractive for you, the reader, we set ourselves a limit of a thousand words. You should be able to read each story in under five minutes â?? on your desktop computer, laptop, or tablet at home or in the office, but also on your smartphone, on the go, while you are commuting or waiting at a coffee shop for your significant other to arrive.

We included as many genres as we could. We hope that maybe, with only five minutes of your time on the line that would otherwise be wasted anyway, you’ll be tempted to venture outside your comfort zone and try out some new genres and new authors.



Claiming Victory: A Romantic Comedy (The Dartmouth Diaries Book 1)

by Beverley Watts

Claiming Victory is a funny contemporary romantic comedy that will appeal to every woman who still believes fairy tales can come trueâ?¦

…”So let me get this straight Admiral. Your plan is to somehow get the most famous actor in the world, to fall in love with your daughter Victory, who we both love dearly, but – and please don’t take offence Sir – who you yourself admit is built generously across the aft, and whose face is unlikely to launch the Dartmouth ferry, let alone a thousand shipsâ?¦”

Victory Shackleford is a spinster, or at least well on the way to becoming one. She is thirty two years old, still lives with her father – an eccentric retired Admiral, and the love of her life is a dog.

She thinks her father is reckless, irresponsible, and totally incapable of looking after himself. He thinks his daughter is a boring nagging harpy with no imagination or sense of adventure and what’s more, he’s determined to get her married off.

Unfortunately there’s no one in the picturesque yachting town of Dartmouth that Tory is remotely interested in, despite her father’s best efforts.

But all that is about to change when she discovers that her madcap father has rented out their house as a location shoot for the biggest blockbuster of the year. As cast and crew descend, Tory’s humdrum orderly existence is turned completely upside down, especially as the lead actor has just been voted the sexiest man on the planetâ?¦

Full of romantic humour, Claiming Victory is a must for fans of funny love stories – especially quirky British Romantic comedies.



Shopaholic on Honeymoon (Short Story)

by Sophie Kinsella

This free eBook short story fills in the gaps of Sophie Kinsella’s bestselling Shopaholic series, following Becky Brandon and her husband, Luke, as they start their luxurious yearlong honeymoon around the world. But these jet-setters are about to hit some turbulence.   Becky and Luke are in Venice-the city of winding canals, gorgeous historic buildings, and, of course, exceptional shopping. To unwind from the stress of their wedding, Becky has planned an utterly blissful honeymoon where, for an entire year, they will hop from one country to the next-Italy to the Czech Republic to Sri Lanka and beyond-as they please. But lately, Luke has been more restless than relaxed. In fact, he seems (unbelievably!) like he wants to go home. Will Becky be able to save their dream vacation, or will their globe-trotting come to a sudden halt?   Praise for the Shopaholic novels   “[Sophie] Kinsella has a genuine gift for comic writing.”-The Boston Globe   “Hilarious . . . hijinks worthy of classic I Love Lucy episodes . . . too good to pass up.”-USA Today   “Kinsella’s Bloomwood is plucky and funny. . . . You won’t have to shop around to find a more winning protagonist.”-People



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22 Dec
2014

Free non-fiction Kindle books for 22 Dec 14

Marriage by Law

by N.K. Pockett

What happens when an unsuspecting girl and guy are thrown into a marriage they don’t want?

That’s exactly the case of Ivory and Darius, born into different families whose marriage serves to prevent competition between their businesses.

No matter how they oppose the idea, their parents are hell-bent on marrying them to each other to honor a five-generation-old deal that took place between their ancestors.

For Ivory, whose heart has just been broken, her marriage to the handsome but cold Darius Quartz fails to provide her the happy life she wants. Instead, she finds herself in endless boredom and doing the same things she’d been doing the past six months.

That is, until Darius arrives home from his training and her ex returns in the picture. Thrown in her loyal best friend, Rose, and Darius’s insane cousin, Adrian. Her life suddenly turns upside down and becomes exciting and a whole lot crazier!

It’s a long journey full of tears, fun, joy, even insanity, and most of all, love.



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2014

Free war Kindle books for 22 Dec 14

Insurrection: Appalachian Command

by Dan Santos

“The Stephen King of American Chaos” Rick Daniels, WINA 1070 News Radio.

“Frightening, realistic and exquisetly well-told.” Mark Rubinstein, award winning author of Love Gone Mad and The Foot Soldier.

During the State of the Union Address on January 8, 2015, Al Qaeda fulfills its promise to bring America to its knees once and for all. The terrorist organization blows up the White House and the Capitol, killing President Obama and his presidential succession team, most of Congress and the entire Supreme Court. The Republic is headless and decimated.

The only surviving member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff grabs the reins of power and turns the USA into a military dictatorship.

Al Qaeda sleeper cells throughout the US form the Army of God despite the opposition of many American Muslims. It enters into an unholy alliance with the American dictator, and so does China, which invades the West Coast states to protect its investments in the USA.

Former Army Ranger Jude Winthrop and thousands of patriotic Americans quickly form a nation-wide resistance against the military dictatorship. Jude’s wife and their unborn baby perish in the initial terrorist attack, turning the Ranger into a killing machine for America and its freedom. And the fight is on.

A new American Civil War tears the nation apart.



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2014

Free historical fiction Kindle books for 22 Dec 14

KISSED IN THE DARK: (Regency Romance)

by Gloria Gay

Without bothering to consult her, the arrogant and reputed rake, the Earl of Arandale, has chosen Cecilia Sentenell as his bride because she fits his description of a wife who will not interfere with his life. But Cecilia, to her father’s dismay and the earl’s disbelief rejects Arandale’s offer. Cecilia got a bad impresssion of Arandale when she saw him kissing his mistress in the park and she will not be dissuaded. Humbled by her rejection, Arandale looks for ways to convince Cecilia, without realizing he is falling in love with her. But dangers lurk for the spirited heiress and she wlll soon realize that the help of an honorable man such as the earl can be very welcome when her father’s heir, Alex Shackel, begins a relentless and dangerous pursuit of her.



A Comfit of Rogues (Red Ned Tudor Mysteries Book 4)

by Gregory House

Ned has tweaked the noses of the Masters of Mischief and Roguery in the City and Liberties of London once too often. Putting aside their rivalry they’ve signed a compact to ensure the removal of this meddlesome apprentice lawyer and aspiring rogue. So can Ned count on anyone in the London Underworld for support, or is the reward of five gold angels in coin too much temptation for treachery?
Plots, plunder and the occasional hobby horse abound, in Tudor London this Misrule.
The next tale of Ned’s Yuletide and Misrule adventures including a cast of rogues, beggars and lowly Londoners.

Welcome to Henry VIII’s Merrie England where politics, plots and murder are the currency of the realm.

Book 4 of the Red Ned Tudor Mystery series, followed by The Lord of Misrule (A Yuletide compilation of the three novellas) The Smithfield Shambles (to be released March 2013). The Trade of the Thames (to be released May 2013) and the Queen’s Oranges



Where is my Grandma?

by Niyati Desai-Kadakia

“Where is my Grandma?” is a story about Neha, a 5 year-old second generation Indian-American girl, who is trying to understand why her Grandmother lives so far away. In her attempt to understand the distance that separates her from her extended family, she explores her own complex identity: She expresses her love for America at the same time that she tells the reader how much she yearns to see her Grandmother, to take her to the park, to bake cookies with her. Neha’s parents are amused by her creative plans to reunite with her Grandmother, and they try to satisfy her questions about why she is so far from the family that she so misses.

“Rachel and Sunny are my best friends. Today, they have come to the park with their grandmas.

Why can’t my grandma come to the park with me?

Why can’t she push my swing and build castles with me?”

Neha’s character is a part of many American households. It is the story of a perceptive and sensitive young child caught between two cultures, and of parents trying to help her craft an identity that is whole and complete. This book touches on issues not typically addressed in picture books, and fills an important void in children’s literature for this group of children who are particularly vulnerable to feeling marginalized and different.



The Long Journey Home (The Brookfield Saga Book 2)

by Ed Londergan

The second book in the Brookfield saga, The Long Journey Home continues the story of Jack and Becky Parker as they strive to make a life for themselves on the frontier in early colonial Massachusetts. During a violent and turbulent era, they endure every hardship to see their family grow and prosper â?¦ and survive. In their unstoppable love, they will sacrifice everything to be together.

From the battles of King Philip’s War – the bloodiest ever fought in New England – to Jack’s capture and escape and his brutal trek home through the winter wilderness to the wife and son he loves beyond measure, to a determined march to Quebec to rescue twenty-one captives, taken during a savage Indian attack, to the hard-earned happiness of prosperity, follow them as they persevere to make their dreams come true and find the one place that is truly home.



Heirs of Glory

by Tim Doutreval

London and Paris 1888. Calvin Sheridan has a pretty boring life until he is prodded to go find a childhood friend. When he finds her brutally murdered, he goes on a quest to solve her murder. Along the way, he gets help from French fencing master Etienne Lefevre. They explore secret societies, hidden codes, duels, and radicals. Calvin discovers that there was much more to it than a simple murder. Will the lessons learned in the fencing room help Calvin Sheridan? Find out. Start the adventure today!



The Boxcar Blues

by Jeff Egerton

During the depths of the Great Depression, two teenage boys, one black and one white, are struggling to survive under cruel and unforgiving conditions. Mistakenly wanted by the law, their journeys become even more risky. Follow Luke and Curly as they grow up before your eyes and use their road smarts to overcome incredible obstacles.

After surviving some near fatal encounters, they meet a wealthy farmer who gives them jobs and teaches them fly his biplane. Luke also meets his first loveâ??then sees her tragically gunned down.

They travel to Alaska to fly the bush, but a heroic life-saving flight costs them their jobs. World War II calls and the boys respond, but Luke has to fight military segregation. Again, he triumphs over prejudices and becomes a fighter ace.

After the war Luke and Curly form their own cargo airline, and succeed against overwhelming odds. Their small cargo outfit grows into a prominent passenger airline, and again Luke falls in love, with a most unlikely woman.

Then, a racist deputy who once tried to hang Luke, escapes from prison. Bent on revenge, he hunts him down, but runs headfirst into two men who have excelled at survival.



The Queen’s Wolf

by Rowanne St Michel

England, 1556. Smoke from the fires of faith drifts across the country and treason stirs in men’s hearts.

When Sussex ironmaster Thomas Dungate risks a traitor’s death to cast cannon for Elizabeth’s army, he cares for nothing but setting the flame-haired princess on Mary Tudor’s throne. For as long as Mary is Queen, his life will be under threat.

Thomas has nothing to lose until fate reunites him with Anne Tree, the beautiful, vulnerable woman he once loved. Love and loyalty collide as he is forced to make the heart-wrenching choice between drawing Anne into life-threatening danger or losing the woman he loves forever.

Thomas becomes trapped in a deadly game of survival with the ruthless Justice of the Peace, Sir Anthony Mew. Mew owes everything to Mary. His life rests on keeping Elizabeth from power so he will stop at nothing to keep Thomas from victory.

Based on real events, this tense, compelling novel, set against the backdrop of the most turbulent years of the Tudor period, reaches a powerful conclusion as Anne and Thomas discover they have only the truth to protect them against heresy, witchcraft and treason as jealousy and betrayal test their love and loyalty to the limit.



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22 Dec
2014

Free world literature Kindle books for 22 Dec 14

An Epistle Of A Dying Soul (imperial vintage Book 1)

by olaoluwa jimoh

A dystopian literary piece that reflects pressing issues of child abuse and neglect in our societies, its different detrimental effects,and most importantly our response in mitigating its broad-gauged effects across nations of the world.



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2014

Free poetry Kindle books for 22 Dec 14

Christmas With M.E. or Fibro….

by Emma Hope

Emma Hope has written this anthology of poetry for Christmas. ‘Christmas With M.E. or Fibro’ features 40 poems about M.E., and also these may well apply to fibromyalgia sufferers. Emma is an M.E./C.F.S. and fibromyalgia sufferer herself, and wrote this Christmas anthology as M.E. is still an illness which does not get enough attention, whether at Christmas or at other times of the year. Emma has included many poems from an M.E. sufferer’s perspective and it also includes fibromyalgia, which is also a much misunderstood illness. (M.E. stands for myalgic encephalomyelitis, and fibromyalgia is often known as ‘fibro’.)

The poems are not supposed to be a guide to M.E., and if you feel that you have M.E. or know someone who has, of course, please consult a doctor. This poetry is merely a vehicle for expressing emotions about the subject of M.E. and fibromyalgia. Some poems deal with ‘Christmas with M.E.’ in a more light hearted way looking at M.E. from a sufferer’s perspective in an anecdotal way, whereas others try to convey the true suffering that people with such a serious illness as M.E. experience at Christmas. In particular, the lack of understanding about M.E. and fibro is explored, the sufferer’s view being at the fore to put the themes of M.E. and fibromyalgia at the centre of this poetry.

M.E. is a serious debilitating illness, as is fibromyalgia, and these often chronic illnesses, deserve to be dealt with in a more high profile way, so that sufferers

are provided with best possible circumstances in which to recover, although for some, a much hoped for recovery is still out of sight…

All proceeds of the sale of this book will go to the Tymes Trust, which is a charity that supports children with M.E…!



One Mile North of Normal and Other Poems

by Jenny Kalahar

You are invited to visit Henrietta Hornsby’s Museum of Tragical Hairstyles, Bison World, a haunted bookshop and the mysterious Café Sotano. Take a few natural science lessons for the gullible and you’ll meet a baby vampire rat, a zombie rabbit, the blue-skinned moaning lilygator and a disco-loving chicken. The author interviews her dog, finds friends living in bowls, conjures up ancient relatives, sails through the center of the earth to see a wind beast’s collection of unusual antiques, and learns the secret to growing old. Here you’ll find a poem of wintering with bears, and on about the three little withdrawn pigs. Watch as a celluloid lover steps from the flipping film of a hundred-year-old Mutoscope projector. Learn how to replace your old, worn and wrinkled head with a new one in Plasto-rubberized Ecto-skin coating. Take a side-trip to the Island of Terrible Friends, to Bog Down and to the cartoon cat retirement home. Betty Boop, St. Nick and Rube Goldberg also make appearances in the author’s poems that all happily exist one mile north of normal.



Poetry: Catalan Hunter, 14 poems

by Marc de Vehí

14 poem’s in English. Selection of Catalan Hunter’s poetry (Neo-romantic).



The Moon Dancers

by Amy Marcello

A full moon on a warm Summer evening entices the neighborhood kids to come outside to play. Together they all meet, barefoot in the grass and carefree. They dance together, with the excitement from their own shadows. The moon is the audience that looks down and smiles at this grassy stage of young dancers, as if it were a choreographed performance. It doesn’t matter who the characters are, or what they look like. They are all laughing and playing together that makes for a beautiful show. When it’s almost time for bed, these dancers look up at the smiling moon and agree, that they will all come out to dance again, next time the audience is full and bright.

It is a reminder how to share appreciation for the simple and natural beauty in life amongst people without judgment of one another



Funeral Poems – Death Poems – Bereavement Poems

by William D Curl

Funeral Poems – Death Poems – Bereavement Poems

This book is filled with heartfelt Funeral Poems that have been written to provide comfort and closure with the loss of a loved one.

If there is one thing that every person in the world has in common, it is the fact that none of us can live forever. In our lifetime we will lose those we love and eventually those we love will lose us.

In this book you will find: Deceased mother poems, funeral poems for dad funeral poems for a brother, funeral poems for a daughter, funeral poems for a child, funeral poems for grandpa, funeral poems for grandmother and funeral poems for a friend. Many of the poems offer links to the video created for that particular poem.

Unfortunately, no one can prevent the need for funerals, but we can share poetry written with the same emotions we all feel when we lose someone in life that we love.

We hope that you will find poems in this book that mirror your own feelings and provide some comfort or closure for yourself, or for someone you love. This book of Funeral Poems is dedicated to those who have lost someone special, but will keep their memory alive in their hearts and minds forever.



The Dawn Or The Dusk

by Norian F. Love

Norian concludes his poetical trilogy with this final entry in his deeply moving, profoundly personal saga, and the closing installment does not disappoint! Nostalgic in tone, Norian delivers arguably his best work yet. By delving into his craft, he has created a work of art with substance, grit, and longstanding appeal. If you are a fan of his first two poetry books, (Theater of Pain, and Games of the Heart) The Dawn or the Dusk will serve as the closing exhibit that Norian’s extraordinary talent has struck a balance between modern emotional realities and classic poetry.

“I dedicate this to everyone who has taken the time to read my thoughts over the years. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for sharing this moment with me”

- N. Love



Ripples: Inspirational poetry

by Chuck Kodmon

We live in an age when we all need more uplifting inspirations than ever before. The poetry included in this book was inspired by philosophical truths and universal values with a wish to give hope to the reader.



Nef’s Orbit

by Nefretiti Morant

A Collection of inspirational, motivational, and entertaining poetry, that touch various topics; from motherhood, politics, faith, anger, hope and a love.

Nefretiti Morant was born in the United Kingdom in 1980. Her family moved to Queens New York when she was three years old. Nefretiti always loved reading and writing poetry. In 1998 she attended the University of Pittsburgh. Upon graduating with her Bachelors in Psychology she returned to Queens New York where she currently lives with her husband and two children. In 2012 she founded E-books By Nefretiti @ www.nefretitim.com. The author’s official website offers a poetry blog. Nefretiti’s inspiration for her poetry comes from her belief in positive thinking and her desire to inspire individuals from all walks of life.



Is There Room in the Alley for Another Poet?

by Amy Lynn Hess

The first collection of poetry by Amy Lynn Hess. Poetry influenced by ee cummings, Ezra Pound, and Ogden Nash.



Little Starfish Tell Me Why

by Sara Loo

Little Starfish Tell Me Why begins with a boy who finds a starfish and thinks it has fallen out of the sky. It is a time of wonder for the boy. This little picture book fills us with wonder as we take up the mantra with the child, ‘Little starfish tell me why you up and fell out of the sky. When did you go and get a notion to jump into that great big ocean? The starfish does not disappoint. He answers the child and we get a look at some big truths by way of fancy. Your child will enjoy this book. But so will you.

It will be an oft requested read before going to bed at night.



Myths of the Near Future: Dystopia

In this issue, you will find interviews with Aki Schilz, a brilliant writer and Editorial Services Manager at The Literary Consultancy. Aki speaks eloquenty about writing and a new TLC free manuscript appraisal scheme being offered to young writers run in partnership with the NAWE Young Writers’ Hub. We also grill one of the most existing emerging writers in the country, Sally Ashton, on her new novel, Controller.

We have a thoughtful recollection from Jamal Gerard on his experience of poetry slamming in America, Emma Forbes reviews Rachel Piercey’s The Flower and The Plough and I talk about a new project involving pro wrestling and writing.

But, perhaps, most pressingly, we have new poetry and prose from the likes of Lydia Hounat, Molly Morris, Beth Jellicoe, Imogen Cassells and Ellen MacAskill. Go on, enter our dystopian world, if you dare…



Still I remember You: memories never die

by Birister Sharma

Love makes you smile

Love makes you cry

He loved her at first sight. She is everything for him. He gave up everything for her; even he is ready to do anything for her happiness. He waited and waited for her reply. Then the moment of happiness arrive in his life when she accepted her proposal. His life is completely changed. He can bring anything for her happiness. He is living and dying for her love. His life and his world are only with her love. He dreams for her. He lives for her. She is everything for him. He can’t live without her love. However, one day she ran away with somebody. He is death when he knows about her betrayal. He can’t understand anything. He wept. He questioned himself. WHY? WHY? His life shuttered. His world crumbled. He has no hope of his life. He is lying death. But he couldn’t forget her. Still he remembers her.



They That Go Down to the Sea: A Poetry and Prose Anthology (Old Mountain Press Anthology Series Book 10)

They That Go Down to the Sea is a collection of poetry and prose that has been gathered from poets ans writers across the country. Contributors write about oceans, lakes, rivers and the people, places, activities and things that celebrate this beautiful part of our country.



Roses, Wings & Woven Things

Original poetry discussing love, life and social themes



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2014

Free religious fiction Kindle books for 22 Dec 14

Falling for Santa (Christmas Prayers Romances Book 1)

by Heather Diane

Dear God, please don’t let me spend Christmas alone.

Holly thinks her Christmas prayer has been answered when two eligible bachelors move into the neighborhoodâ??Ben, the gorgeous biker who lives a little on the wild side, and Albert, the charming Australian who’s out of place in his cold, new environment.

Although unable to deny the chemistry flaring between herself and Ben, Holly becomes conflicted when circumstances keep throwing her into Albert’s path. Ben’s flirtatious banter, midnight bonfires, and thrill rides on his motorcycle are leaving her breathless. But Albert’s quirky intelligence and quiet strength are intriguing too. And who’s the Secret Santa who keeps leaving gifts in her front yard?

Holly needs to figure out which man will be the answer to her prayer, before she spends another Christmas alone.



The Father’s Gift: Havens Creek Series, Book 3

by Carol Ann Erhardt

Braden Ryland has hidden his pain and resentment of being given away as a toddler. When his twin brother Mark searches for their biological father, angry words are spokenâ??the last between them before Mark is critically injured in a motorcycle accident. Regrets lay heavily on Braden’s shoulders, including falling in love with his brother’s girlfriend. He needs Mark to awaken from a coma to seek forgiveness.

As Christmas approaches, Braden prays for a miracle. God delivers, but in an unexpected way.



Mona Lisa: Carlingford Chronicles Book 1

by Whitney L. Schwartz

A feud. A freak accident. A forbidden love.

The sparks are going to fly.

Mona Lisa McLeod and Brogan Shay live on opposite sides of a hundred year feud. The sides are clearly defined and Mona and Brogan are content to leave it that way.

Whenever they meet, the sparks fly between them like a striker on flint. They’re constantly butting heads. However, chance seems determined to throw them together. They’ve always gone together like matches and dynamite yet romance brews between them as they are forced to remain in each other’s presence through an intense situation. Before they know it, they’ve fallen in love and they cross the line into a secret romance, but will it survive? Will the feud between their families kill their love? Or will outside forces kill them?

Set in 1800, Carlingford, Ireland, this novella brings a tale interwoven with faith, drama, humor, and passionate romance.

Fall in love with Mona and Brogan’s story set against the vibrant culture and countryside of historical Ireland.



Daisy McDare And The Deadly Art Affair (Cozy Mystery) (Daisy McDare Cozy Creek Mystery Book 1)

by K.M. Morgan

Daisy McDare wants nothing more than to find the man of her dreams and build a thriving interior decorator business. Instead she finds herself heartbroken and in the middle of a murder investigation.

Daisy is in the middle of a decorating job at a famed local celebrity’s mansion when the arrogant painter is found murdered in his backyard studio. Suddenly there’s a house full of suspects, each with a bigger reason to want the victim dead than the next.

When the local police get stumped during their investigation, Daisy realizes she’ll have to take matters into her own hands.

But she can’t crack the case alone. She recruits her cupcake-baking best friend Samantha, wise-cracking Granny Annie, and her feisty West Highland Terrier Shamus to find the killer.

Other Daisy McDare books:

Daisy McDare And The Deadly Legal Affair

Daisy McDare And The Deadly Directorial Affair



Faith, Fireworks and Fir

by Pam Andrews Hanson

David Maxwell is on a mission. He’s come to Evergreen, Michigan to persuade his beloved elderly aunts, Carrie and Cora, to give up their bed and breakfast and retire to Phoenix to be closer to him. His aunts have no intention of retiring and enlist Faith Turner, who manages a year-round Christmas store, to persuade their nephew to change his mind.

Faith is torn between wanting to help the aunts and not wanting to fall for David. She knows he’s only in town long enough to persuade Cora and Carrie to give up the inn. Can she help her friends and avoid falling in love?



Amish Heartache (Amish Romance)

by Hannah Schrock

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Joanna is shocked when her parents attempt to arrange a marriage for her with Sampson, a man she has disliked since childhood. As a good and loyal daughter she agrees to see where the idea might lead, despite it being against her wishes.

Matters are complicated further with the return of Joanna’s childhood friend, Eli. A young man who had left the Amish community when he was just a boy, without even saying goodbye.

When Sampson falls ill, Joanna believes it to be her fault as she prayed that the marriage would not happen. Yet all the time Sampson lies gravely ill, she and Eli grow closer together – especially when they search for a missing treasure from Eli’s dark past.

Eli is fighting his own problems; his lack of faith and if he wants to rejoin the Amish or not. There is one person that could convince him to stay. But she seems destined for another.

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All Hannah Schrock’s books are sweet, clean Amish romances – this is a single book, not part of a series.



Expiration Date: A Short Story

by Angela Dolbear

What if you knew how much time you had left to live? What would you do if you knew you had only five years left on earth? Not a short three to six months like most illnesses. But five years.

Kurt Bruskly, a 35-year-old single business tycoon has it all. Good looks. Loads of money. A beautiful beach-front home. Close friends. He had the love and devotion of a beautiful woman. All a man could want in life, except time.

Kurt’s doctors have informed him that his auto-immune disease will overtake him in five years.

What should he do with the remainder of his life? Travel? Spend time with friends? Kurt enlists the help of his good buddies to help him craft a list–a Grand Five Year Plan–of activities and events to take him through his remaining five years of life.

But as the saying goes, “the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Will concise planning prevail?



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PANIC

by J.A. Carter

On a night in the future of a tired, abandoned, wild city, on the night before the old days holiday of Halloween, the kids are out causing trouble. All anyone who wants to see the morning can do is…

At the old thing at the edge of town, there’s a monumental edifice that nobody talks about. It’s just too big and full of secrets for a few curious kids to ignore. Inside they find…

Some things roam the earth without a shape until some strong, misunderstood emotion molds one for them. If you could see what a child’s imagination could conjure up, you’d…

There are men who are only exceptional when it comes to lying. They spend their whole lives in flight, from consequences, from responsibility, from retribution. If you have what you might call a past, there might be cause to…

What if you learned your fate and it was imminent? What if you learned that fate was someone’s idea of a joke. What would you do? Wouldn’t you…

Look up to the sky and imagine something in your own image. Something unknowable and incalcuable. It wants to rub you out. Try not to…

PANIC.



Eleven Winters in Purgatory: A short story

by Shannon Celebi

“There never was Christmas in our house. My daddy wouldn’t allow it. Still, the year I turned eleven, I made a little paper tree in school and hung it beside my bed, way down low where no soul could see it, and fell asleep each night praying for Santa Claus to come…”



The Heartsmith’s Daughters

by Harry R. Campion

The Heartsmith’s remarkable daughters must cope with the evils of the world with skill, with bravery and with love–and if those aren’t enough, with vengeance. A story of creation and the power that binds and protects a family. The Heartsmith’s Daughters originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.



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Free travel Kindle books for 22 Dec 14

50 International Travel Preparation Tips

by Bailey Richert

“50 International Travel Preparation Tips” is a short booklet which outlines 50 useful pieces of advice for any international traveler as they prepare for their overseas adventure. Several links to helpful websites all travelers should know have also been included.



Sons of Pirates: Conquered by the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua

by Casey Callais

True stories of adventure, romance, misadventure, misromance, cocaine, war, whales, jungle, ruins, natives and a really bad haircut, all from the most remote, misunderstood and awkward area of Central America, the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua.

Casey spent five long years living, working and exploring this virtually unknown area and can say that he has seen more of it than 99% of the locals who call it home. He takes you on a whirlwind tour of the coast from Costa Rica to Honduras, flying on the coattails of his witty humor and adventure. Some stories are about him, others are stories he was privy to. All will leave you wanting to grab your machete and hit the untouched Caribbean beaches of Nicaragua.



Good Eating’s Fine Dining in Chicago: The Chicago Tribune Guide to the City’s Top-Rated Restaurants

by Phil Vettel

Compiled directly from the Chicago Tribune‘s restaurant reviews, Good Eating’s Fine Dining in Chicago is an authoritative collection of the best restaurants in Chicago, including the 2012 and 2013 Michelin-star rated restaurants as well as all of the restaurants rated by the newspaper as four stars. Author and longtime Chicago Tribune dining critic brings the experience of dining in the city’s most acclaimed restaurants to life with his warm, accessible writing and extensive expertise.

In the past decade, Chicago has become an international destination for fine cuisine, home to master chefs like Rick Bayless, Grant Achatz, and Stephanie Izard. The Chicago Tribune and Phil Vettel have built an insiders’ relationship with these top Chicago hotspots, and Good Eating’s Fine Dining in Chicago divulges juicy food industry insights along with mouthwatering reviews.

This book represents the top tier of dining establishments in the Windy City, in terms of both the highest-quality food and the most innovative and elegant presentation. Organized by types of cuisine, the book reveals a diverse range of fine Chicago restaurants ranging from molecular gastronomy and contemporary American to classic French and new inventive ethnic cuisine. Perfect for both Chicago residents and visitors, Good Eating’s Fine Dining in Chicago is a great guide for any lover of gourmet food.



Athens – A Historical Travel Guide (Historical Travel Guides)

The “Historical Travel Guides” series is packed with all the essential information anyone passionate about history should have at hand when travelling. With concise descriptions written by historians with itchy feet, the books in this series also contain practical information about museums, monuments and hidden gems that travellers are generally likely to ignore.

Athens – A Historical Travel Guide includes a brief history of the Greek capital, followed by descriptions of all the important monuments and museums of the city. Includes addresses and opening hours for all sites. An indispensible companion for travellers in love with history.



America and Me: Fifteen Years a British Ex-Pat

by Rob Warman

Fifteen years in America, British author Rob Warman tells it how it is. A British ex-pat, Warman became a US Citizen after 13 years a legal alien. Candid, comical and sometimes very controversial, the author pulls no punches as he explains what it is to come to know and love this ‘united’ states. Contains explicit language.



One Woman’s Journey: Hitchhiking for Women

by Eve Shaclan

Have you ever wanted to get out and see the world but didn’t think you had enough money?

Have people told you that hitchhiking, especially for women, is dangerous?

Well they are wrong.

Hitchhiking is a great way to get out and see the world and to spend very little money doing it.

One Woman’s Journey, Hitchhiking for Women, will show you not only how to get rides but will fill you in on the details you will need that are specific to a solo female traveler.

There is no reason to listen to bad advice from people who have never hitchhiked.

Read One Woman’s Journey and get out and see the world for yourself.



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Burn (Celestra Series Book 3)

by Addison Moore

**** Celestra Series OPTIONED for FILM by 20th CENTURY FOX ****

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Addison Moore

Sixteen year-old, Skyla Messenger is having difficulties with the living and the dead.

With Chloe’s diary in her hands, Skyla embarks into the mind of one of Paragon’s most twisted former residents.

After accidentally kick-starting the faction war, Skyla finds herself in more danger than ever before. So, when Marshall offers her a taste of the gift of knowing, Skyla attempts to use it to alter the outcome of future prophecies.

And now that Skyla’s love life seems to involve one boy too many, she must choose who to be with. If she waits too long, the decision just might be made for her.

Books by Addison Moore

New Adult Romance

Someone to Love (Someone to Love 1)

Someone Like You (Someone to Love 2)

Someone For Me (Someone to Love 3, July 2014)

3:AM Kisses (3:AM Kisses 1)

Winter Kisses (3:AM Kisses 2)

Sugar Kisses (3:AM Kisses 3)

The Solitude of Passion

Beautiful Oblivion

Perfect Love (A Celestra Novella)

Celestra Forever After

Young Adult Romance

Ethereal (Celestra Series Book 1)

Tremble (Celestra Series Book 2)

Burn (Celestra Series Book 3)

Wicked (Celestra Series Book 4)

Vex (Celestra Series Book 5)

Expel (Celestra Series Book 6)

Toxic Part One (Celestra Series Book 7)

Toxic Part Two (Celestra Series Book 7.5)

Elysian (Celestra Series Book 8)

Ephemeral (The Countenance Trilogy 1)

Evanescent (The Countenance Trilogy 2)

Entropy (The Countenance Trilogy 3)

Ethereal Knights (Celestra Knights)



The Adventures of Phineas Frakture: Steam Wars

by Joseph Gatch

Phineas Frakture is back and trapped behind enemy lines. His search for a cure for his friend William leads him to join the French Resistance, and finally to stowing away aboard an airship where he finds himself in the company of pirates in the Far East. Meanwhile, war rages on back home, friends and family are lost, and Phineas must soon rise up to meet his greatest challenge of all: Martians.



Beneath the Mall of Madness (A Jaspar Windisle adventure Book 1)

by A.D. Folmer

Unsure if your building is haunted by spirits or termites? Want to know the secret ingredient behind grandma’s famous apple pie? Then call Jaspar Windisle and let him use his 300 years of experience channeling the dead to tell you whether the answer is bourbon, termites, or “fly, you fools.” While he usually shouts out that last answer while already running, everything changes when a very, very old friend calls in a favor and asks him to come work for Jesticorps on a mall project in Towenridge, cryptid capital of the Northwest.

Jesticorps, the only company crazy enough to want to bring the convenience and reasonable prices of a mall to a town where the works of H.P. Lovecraft are taught in history class, the town council policy on evil cults involves a shotgun and a shovel, and most of the residents appear to be either part of an evil clone army or are one busy practical joker with a lot of wigs.

Will Jaspar find the key to unlock the interdimensional portal under the mall? Can he put down the occult goldfish uprising? Do any of the “outside law enforcement agents” turning up in town actually work for the government? Answers to all of these questions and more in Beneath the Mall of Madness!



Fracture (The Chronicles Of Discord Book 1)

by D.D. Chant

In a world torn apart by war, three nations stand divided.

The Free Nation

Senator Burton and his son Ben arrive in the Tula strongholds for peace talks, but find that a treaty between the two nations has a price. Confronted by a world of sedate tranquility the two men are appalled to learn that the Tula Council rules with an iron rod of fear and repression. The Council removes anyone who dares to stand in the way of their reforms and Ben uncovers a secret that puts his life in danger.

The Tula

Astra has been pressured into working for the very Council that threatens to kill her loved ones. No stranger to loss, the precariously balanced world she has constructed begins to fracture when Ben starts asking difficult questions about her past. As her deepest secrets are uncovered, Astra finds there are secrets in her childhood that even she is unaware of.

The Una

Kai is Apprentice Headman to the Una people. Unaccountably called upon to sacrifice his honour in the name of peace, Kai’s hatred toward this injustice proves all consuming. If the time comes, will he be able to forgive the woman that betrayed him?

When these three worlds collide ugly truths come to light on every side. Is there any way to make peace, or will the world end in discord.



Blue Light Series (Two Complete Novels) Books 1 and 2

by Mark Edward Hall

The Blue Light Series contains the entire text of Apocalypse Island and Soul Thief, the first two books in the series.

Although the books in the Blue Light Series are all different and are, in and of themselves, stand-alone novels, there are several common threads and characters that run through the entire series tying it together as one all encompassing body of work.

I am no more certain than you, dear reader, where this journey will lead, but I promise that together we will follow the blue light to its end.

Book descriptions:

Apocalypse Island:

Danny Wolf, a gifted musician with alcohol problems is witnessing brutal murder in his dreams. Someone is carving a cross on each of the young female victims before crucifying them.

Newly released from prison for a crime he did not commit, Wolf is having trouble adjusting to civilian life. He believes the dreams are a symptom of his adjustment until he discovers that they are real and that the victims are his own groupies. He soon begins to doubt his sanity. Could he be a homicidal madman?

Wolf has no memory of his early childhood but discovers that he spent his first eight years in a Catholic orphanage on a mysterious island off the coast of Maine. Is it possible that his early life and the murders are somehow connected?

Soon the killings become more bold and gruesome, as members of the church begin to die.

Enter Police Lieutenant Rick Jennings and his young assistant Laura Higgins. They discover a government conspiracy involving the Catholic Church, and a cold war CIA mind control program known as MK-Ultra where children were used as test subjects.

Danny Wolf becomes the number one suspect in the murders, but no one, not even Wolf, is prepared for what they discover on Apocalypse Island, a mind blowing secret that was supposed to stay hidden forever.

Apocalypse Island is a fast-paced thriller that will keep you guessing until the shocking conclusion.

Soul Thief:

The Brotherhood of the Order is one of the oldest and most mysterious organizations on earth. Its primary mission is to protect one of the most carefully guarded secrets in human history, an object so enigmatic and powerful that in the wrong hands it could wreak havoc upon the earth. In the right hands it just might have the power to save humanity from its own destructive impulses.

Doug McArthur, hit in the face by a young friend at the age of seven, is suddenly able to see a supernatural creature who calls itself Collector. Doug’s life is turned upside down when he realizes that it’s not just the creature he sees, but the atrocities it commits.

Since marrying Annie his visions have been quiet and Doug is grateful. Now Annie is pregnant with their first childâ??a child that promises to be specialâ??and their world is in the process of coming apart, beginning with the destruction of their home and forcing them to run for their lives, back into the world of Annie’s childhood, the De Roché dynasty, to a murdered mother and a cruel and enigmatic father.

Doug, whose love for Annie borders on the obsessive, has a deep and abiding hate for her father. He is nearly insane with grief over their plight, but soon finds that De Roché is the least of his worries when he begins to hear the pleading voice of a lost child that he cannot possibly save.

And then, in the midst of Annie’s mother’s funeral, Doug is given a strange artifact, along with a dire warning by a dying priest. He must leave Annie and his unborn child and begin a sojourn into the darkest regions of the human heart.

In his attempt to save his wife and unborn child, Doug finds that there is much more at stake than the lives of two people, perhaps the very salvation of the human soul.

Soul Thief is the second novel in the Blue Light Series, a supernatural thriller that will keep you guessing until the stunning conclusion.

Look for On the Night Wind, the third book in the Blue Light Series, scheduled for publication in



Your Averaged Joe

by Jason Werbeloff

Your Averaged Joe tells the story of a man with a migraine so bad it feels like the universe has been crammed into his head. The problem is, it has â?¦

WARNING: Contains mind-bending, absurdist science fiction, with a healthy dose of blasphemy and offensive language.



Exodus (Foundation Trilogy Book 1)

by Lawrence Cramer

Following the discovery of “wet tunnels” linking the majority of the world’s oil wells together, combined with the now vividly apparent oil shortage, panic among the global populous ensues. Violent riots become commonplace as the critical infrastructure, previously dependent on the black gold, grinds suddenly to a halt. The citizens of the United States cry out for government intervention and a national savior. The response: Martial Law. Realizing they are losing control, the U.S. government calls its troops home and isolationism becomes the new norm.

Out of the torrent of chaos and oppression an underground movement forms: the Pilgrims. Founded with the sole purpose of recapturing their once held rights to freedom, the plan from which to obtain their dream is nearly complete. Operating from the shadows, the pilgrims must tread carefully if they are to succeed.

The story itself follows a young man named Devin, who falls unwillingly into the Pilgrim movement and finds himself an enemy of the state. With his survival at stake, the teen, joined by a group of refugees, struggles to escape the government controlled city and on to the Pilgrim capital of freedom: Lake Haven.



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