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Blood Drips from My Vampire’s Eyes:A Gothic Love Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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A young woman decides to kill herself but meets a handsome young newly made vampire on the evening of her suicide attempt. Her vampire was a world renowned rock star that was killed in a fiery crash just one year ago. His electric gaze makes her want to live. He’s hiding from a vampire killer with a grudge. She vows to save him at all costs.
The Road To Success: The Secrets Behind Wealth & Success
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
The e-book is very practical and easy to read. You will learn a lot from my personal experience and how I navigated out of the mess I had put myself into. The book will guide you through your journey to success. As I will mention again in the book, knowledge without action is dead. A man's prayers and wishes are only gratified and answered when they harmonize with his thoughts and action.
Orphans and Inmates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
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Orphans and Inmates is the first novel in a series about the Sloane sisters and their experiences at the Erie County Almshouse and the Orphan Asylum In Buffalo, New York. The story explores the largely ignored origins of the social welfare system in the United States through the experiences of those who were most profoundly affected by poverty, namely women and children.
The Unbroken
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 73,070. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Revenge is like a cancer that burns like a furnace. Witness the youngest king pin rise up from absolutely nothing but lies and filth and hold the world in his hands. Giving no excuses and showing no regrets, Jabari Watson a.k.a. Kidd, is on a mission to become a street king, because with the hand he was dealt in life he's waited long enough in to collect what he's owed. Will he succeed?
Representing the Poor: Legal Advocacy and Welfare Reform During Reagan's Gubernatorial Years
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
An extended, multifaceted case study of a kind not much found in scholarship on social cause lawyering. The narrative highlights the forceful presence of Ronald Reagan and the key role in representing the welfare poor of Ralph S. Abascal, a legal aid attorney. To fight Reagan’s welfare policies, Abascal with other legal services lawyers affected judicial, legislative, and administrative change.
Stories From The Bus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,620. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
For several years, Merlin Sprague drove a small passenger bus for a senior center. It was an unusual occupation In these stories, Merlin expresses consternation with an increasingly harsh system originally designed to help those who cannot help themselves.
Quotes From a Servants Heart
Price: Free! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Quotations collected over 30 years of speaking and writing on serving others (plus a few additional bonus stories by the author). The second half of the book contains stories and thoughts collected over many years serving as a special needs camp counselor, Sunday School teacher, Small group leader for children in crisis, and as a family advocate at a crisis shelter
Laddered Tightropes
Series: A Bended Family, #12. Price: Free! Words: 20,800. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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“We’re all going on a… bummer holiday.” A week’s getaway with a best friend each is just what the Hartley kids need – if only that was manageable. The twins have been forced to assume that this maze of tangled kin was sown with good intentions, but they aren’t the only ones for whom the island harbours difficult truths.
Demons of Poverty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Adult, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
For ten years, Ted Boers, a well-intentioned, successful American entrepreneur, devoted himself to improving the conditions of the poor in Haiti. His journey would take him into many dark places including a crisis of faith that launched him on a mission to discover what he did not know and wished he had known before he began. This book is the fruit of that journey. It contains hard lessons...
Rusty
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00)
A short story. Rusty and Bobby spend a day looking for their father.