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A New Year's Kiss: A Short
Nako - 2019
First Lady Destiny Simms is hosting a NYE’s service at her church and invites Ashley, who she met by barging into her home during the Thanksgiving holiday. With nothing else to do, she decides to go. It was there that she was inspired to make 2020 the best year of her life. What she didn't expect is to run into Patrick Need. He looked different, or was he always that handsome? In this holiday short, Ashley is determined to lay the foundation of a promising year. Will she allow fear to overpower her faith another year? Is she worthy of love after her divorce? Find out in "A New Year's Kiss" This is a short story, so short that you can finish it one sitting. If you aren’t interested in reading a short, please do not download. Happy New Year from NAKO!
Shandy Takes The Hook [Illustrated]
Louis L'Amour - 2014
Deputy Bently Wanted a Plumb Peacful Vote—So He Had to Blast a Crook to Hell-an-gone! 1800 Words Wild West Weekly, September 6 1941 LORD FAUNTLEROY Western Verse by S. Omar Barker 400 Words Thrilling Western, November 1935 HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR WEST? Feature Quiz 200 Words This edition features 15+ images between illustrations to the stories and features, in-house ads, covers to the pulps that published these and what-not.
Galaxy's Isaac Asimov Collection Volume 2: A Compilation from Galaxy Science Fiction Issues (Galaxy Science Fiction Digital Series)
Isaac Asimov - 2017
These stories were originally published by Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine in the late 1950's. Stories include the 3 part full length novel Caves of Steel, as well as Lastborn, Galley Slave and Ideas DIe Hard.With over 250+ electronic pages and all of the originally artwork from each issue of Galaxy, you can experience these stories the same way science fiction fans from the 1950's did! Look for more editions of MDP'sGalaxy's Science Fiction series, available now at e-retailers worldwide.
Kevin Wignall - 2012
Everyone thinks he's a laughing stock now, including his ex-wife and even his agent. When it seems things couldn't get any worse, a chance encounter results in Robinson moonlighting as a hitman. But that's when things take a surprising turn, because the more people he kills, the more the art world seems to fall back in love with him. This blackly comic short story was first published in "Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine" in August, 2005.
Take Me By Surprise
Emma Scarlett - 2017
Lisa hears a knock at the door. When she opens it, she finds a mysterious man in need of shelter. He got caught out in the storm while hunting, unaware of the storm that was bearing down on the small town. Lisa gives him shelter, happy to have some company to ride out the storm. Both people are there for their own reasons and as they get to know each other, the storm outside is matched by the one inside the small cabin. Late at night, Will goes to Lisa and the two find something to keep themselves warm during the long, cold night.
Who Killed the Kaneez?
Vijay Kakwani - 2019
Farzana is one of the prostitutes at Begum's kotha and Ramakant Bannerjee, the writer, loves her deeply. He's promised to marry her once he has enough money. He's currently writing his most ambitious novel, the story of Kaneez. As the story of Kaneez unfolds, so does the intriguing life of Farzana. What fate does she meet? Read on to find out.
Her Unexpected Husband
Chandra Priya - 2020
He told her he would make her his wife and protect her. In her state of haze, she agreed.The stranger was her savior and she was thankful but was he really her husband? How did the handsome, charming man end up becoming Her Unexpected Husband?Note: This is a short and sweet romance with a happy ending.
Secrets of the Wild
Dustin M. Hoffman - 2019
Hoffman, however, things are not quite as ordinary as they seem. Quickly, these scenarios are flung down a surreal rabbit hole filled with bizarre taxidermy museums, and an outrageous relationship involving a silverback gorilla. Yet, amid all of its convention-smashing glee, Secrets of the Wild reveals a generous and moving portrait of a family, a family doing their best to keep it together—to play-act at normalcy, even sanity—in an American landscape slipping into madness.
Thunder Point Collection Volume 2
Robyn Carr - 2019
Welcome back to this small town on the Oregon coast, where everyone deserves a second chance, and everyone has a story. The Chance The locals of Thunder Point, Oregon, embraced FBI agent Laine Carrington as one of their own after she risked her life to save a young girl from a dangerous cult. So she stays recuperate from a gunshot wound and contemplate her future in a town that feels safe. Eric Gentry is also new to Thunder Point, determined to put his criminal past behind him and get to know the daughter he only recently discovered. When Laine and Eric meet, their attraction is obvious. But while they want to make things work, their differences may run too deep…unless they take a chance on each other and choose love over fear. The Promise Dr. Scott Grant has a bustling family practice in the small community, and his two children are thriving—he knows it’s time to move on from the loss of his wife. But as the town’s only doctor, the dating pool is limited. That is, until the stunning Peyton Lacoumette applies for a job at his clinic. Even though the salary is much lower than she’s used to, Peyton accepts the job…for now. She’ll stay for a three-month trial period while she explores other options. Peyton’s been burned before by a man with kids, and she’s determined not to repeat mistakes. They both know the arrangement is temporary—it isn’t enough time to build a real, lasting relationship. But love can blossom faster than you think, and this short visit just might hold the promise of forever. The Homecoming The people in Seth Sileski’s hometown have never forgotten what might have been: the handsome star athlete and student lost everything in a terrible accident that put an end to his professional football career when it had barely begun. Seth has come to terms with the turns his life has taken, and now he has an opportunity to show everyone he’s become a better, humbler version of his former self. Winning over his father is the main challenge, but Seth must also find a way to convince his childhood neighbor and best friend, Iris McKinley, to forgive him for breaking her heart. With his homecoming, will Seth be able to convince the town, his family and especially Iris that he’s finally ready to be the man who will make them all proud?
The Beano presents Dennis the Menace and Gnasher Vol. 13: Tanks For the Menacing!
Run for cover, the Menaces are back in action! There's a BONE-anza of Menacing on offer after a rare dinosaur bone goes missing and Dennis's best pal, Gnasher, gets the blame! Can Dennis find Gnasher and get the bone back to the museum, or are the Menace team going to end up like everything else in the museum..? HISTORY! Menaces Unite!
Geek Girl - Books 1, 2 and 3
John Zakour - 2019
This is an exciting and funny story about a geek girl named Maya. Yes, she is a geek, a very cool geek at that, and when Maya and her family move into the old three-story house that belonged to Maya’s grandpa, she is not prepared for what lies waiting. Before long, her life becomes an incredible new adventure. With the encouragement of her best friend, Tammy, Maya learns to tackle many challenges, including Dexter Rose, the boy Maya has a little crush on (a very little one), and who is also her biggest class rival. If you’re a fan of the Diary of a Super Girl series, you are sure to enjoy this series too! It’s a fabulous series for girls 9 – 12.
Dallas Billionaires Bundle
Kirsten Osbourne - 2013
Ten years later, they’re all billionaires, but they’re still alone. Follow the three men through their journeys to find true love as they each find their perfect bride.Steven: When the younger sister of a woman he used to date shows up at his house with a child she claims is his, he convinces her they’d be better off living with him than simply taking child support from him. He finds himself wildly attracted to the new “nanny” and sets out to win her heart.Justin: When a relatively new employee comes to his office to talk about some trouble in the Human Resources department, Justin feels such a strong physical attraction to her, he’s ready to throw all his beliefs about dating a subordinate out the window. Sarah takes one look at Justin, and knows she wants nothing more than to be his. Will they be able to get past the fact they work closely together and make the relationship work?Cody: After being rear-ended by a beautiful woman on his way home from the Super Bowl, Cody realizes he’s found the only woman in the world who is just right for him. How could he possibly have fallen for the only woman in the world so independent that his billions are a liability?
Texas Cowboy's Bride (Don't Mess With Texas Cowboys #6)
Barb Han - 2019
On his way home to Texas and their family’s cattle ranch, he stops to investigate a single-vehicle accident. The driver is missing, the SUV abandoned and a search into nearby woods brings him closer to a woman he tried to forget. Are you ready for more exciting suspense featuring Aiden of the Quinn family from USA TODAY Bestselling Author Barb Han?