Eliza Malkins, printer at the Kingston British Whig newspaper, is secretly in love with reporter Alex O’Shea. Although they are best friends with a shared passion for many things, including the mystery novel Alex is writing, Eliza would never dare to voice her feelings for fear of being rejected due to her unique anatomical makeup.
Their relationship takes an unexpected turn when, while on assignment in Ottawa, Alex encounters a vulnerable young woman who has escaped from confinement in her own house. The further he is drawn into the mysterious young woman’s world, the more compelled he feels to protect her from the dark forces that seem to be draining her life right before his eyes. Before he can enact his plan to rescue her, however, he finds himself embroiled in a murder mystery that seems like it came right out of one of the novels he enjoys, with one significant twist: he’s the primary suspect. Desperate to help her friend, Eliza sheds her identity as a woman and takes on the persona of Timothy Fairlight, detective. Her investigative skills are put to the ultimate test as she seeks to save her beloved from the hangman’s noose. Not only that, for the first time in her life, her identity as intersex becomes an asset rather than a liability.
Aubrey is a beautiful, intelligent, young woman who operates a thriving fruit stand at a local Farmer’s Market while also running the family farm that was left to her after her parents were killed in an accident. She also knows how to handle a man—any man.
Jack is a ruggedly handsome intriguing man who talks in riddles when he is not being brutally honest about how he thinks and feels. He is also a successful writer who doesn’t care about his fame.
They are textbook opposites of each other. They meet while discussing the price of blueberries. Can these opposites attract and find love before the next sunrise?
This collection of stories includes “Anticipating Sunrise” and eleven more stories of love and romance that take you from the aisles of your local supermarket to the merciless shifting sands of time.
Go find your passion.
When Abby Harris takes her faithful German shepherd out for a hike in Oregon’s beautiful mountains, getting abducted by aliens isn’t even a blip on her radar. Her trusty can of bear spray and pocket knife aren’t much help against the seven-foot monsters who swoop in out of nowhere to transport her to a ship in space.
Nicolai Nekbet is Crown Prince for the House of Nekbet on the planet Raiden. Unable to bear healthy children with females of their own species, Raiden warriors must hunt for a bride outside their own world. Nicolai has his heart set on a human even though their planet is protected by an ancient species called Laizahlian. When he sees the tall blonde-haired beauty out in the mountains with only a dog by her side, he knows he must have her.
With Abby safely on his ship, Nicolai injects her with his shaprata, his essence. His shaprata will change her on a cellular level, making them compatible for procreation, but he must still work hard to win her heart. If she rejects their union, it could easily mean his death.
Have you ever contemplated Suicide? Author JohnEgreek encounters a synchronistic chance encourter with a woman he did not know, during an airplane ride from Honolulu Hawaii to Los Angeles International Airport. They discover she has multitude of Wounded Children residing within her psyche. As a result, she learns that suicide is a temporary solution to an overriding problem. By reading this book, you will learn what went through the mind of Eleni at very moment she was about to pull the trigger. The thoughts she had, most likely are similar to the thoughts that go through the minds of the millions of people on earth who think suicide is the solution to their problems. With so many people in the world committing suicide these days, learning about the Wounded Child is a significate step towards begue sean similares a los pensamientos que pasan por la mente de millones de personas en la tierra que piensan que el suicidio es la solución a sus problemas. Con tantas personas en el mundo que se suicidan en estos días, aprender sobre el Niño Herido es un paso significativo hacia el inicio del proceso de curación. Por lo general, existen razones externas por las que alguien se suicidaría y, ¿quién sabe lo que están pensando en el momento en que lo hacen? Escuche el diálogo que el autor tiene con Eleni, quien aprenderá que curar a varios niños heridos también curará al herido suicida Niño. ¿Qué dirá y qué debería hacer si decide curarse? Este es el Libro Dos de La serie de Heridas Mortales ™”El Cambio siempre es posible”.inning the healing process. There are usually outlying reasons why anyone would commit suicide and who knows what they are thinking at the moment when they do?Listen to the dialog that the Author has with Eleni, who will learn that healing her various Wounded Children will also heal The Suicidal Wounded Child. What will she say and what should she do, if she chooses to heal?This is Book Two of The Mortal Wounds Series ™
¿Alguna vez has contemplado el suicidio? El autor JuanEgreek encuentra un alentador sincrónico de oportunidades con una mujer que no conocía, durante un viaje en avión desde Honolulu Hawaii al Aeropuerto Internacional de Los Ángeles. Descubren que tiene multitud de niños heridos que residen dentro de su psique. Como resultado, aprende que el suicidio es una solución temporal a un problema primordial. Al leer este libro, aprenderá lo que pasó por la mente de Eleni en el momento en que estaba a punto de apretar el gatillo. Los pensamientos que ella tuvo, lo más probable es q
Have you ever wondered if each of us has an identifiable “Life Purpose”? Award-Winning and Best-Selling Author JohnEgreek has been asking that question since he was nine years old. Now 68 years old, he never would have dreamed that it would be revealed to him as he was writing the climax to his first book, “Grandma’s Secret Blessing, A Memoir with a Twist.”
Everyone who touches you transforms you, if only a little. But if you enter their minds and think what they have thought, in effect do what they have done…how complete will that transformation be? If Peniff had been born an ordinary man, his family would be safe—safe as anyone can be in a land torn apart by war. It is his singular gift, however, that causes his wife and children to be imprisoned and held hostage and him to be used as a tool. Caught up in a struggle between opposing warlords and refusing to play the game, Peniff elects to take the moral high road. This is the story of a man, in all other ways ordinary, rising above his fears to do what he must. Can he free his family before his betrayal comes to light? Moreover, what will he become before his journey is over? Thought Gazer, the second volume of The Ydron Saga, the first book of the prequel trilogy to Awakening, can be read as a standalone.
“Thoroughly imaginative, with an eloquent writing style and characters that live and breathe on the page. Thought Gazer will definitely make you think.” ~ Paul Kane – bestselling and award-winning author of Before, Arcana, & Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell
“Bolton weaves a marvelous mix of characters into a thoughtful, complex fantasy… become a Bolton fan.”
~ Jean Rabe, USATODAY Bestselling author
It’s been over eight years since Karen suffered the tragic loss of her brother, a death for which she still blames herself. Since then, she’s managed to shove away the pain and guilt, somehow slowly building a new life far from Easley.
But she always knew the time would come when she’d be forced to leave Southern California and go back to her hometown, staring truth in the face again.
Could Karen have prevented James’ death? Was it truly her fault, and could she ever forgive herself, all the while living in the shadow of her mother’s and father’s own mistakes?
Finding James is a heart-wrenching story about love, loss, addiction, faith and hope with a twist that will touch every reader.
Another miserable day in an ordinary life…until now
Dylan is miserable, mourning his mom’s death, and drowning in debts. He has a mysterious key from his mother—supposed to reveal hidden secrets—but he has no idea what or where they are. Until an attorney shows up and turns his life upside down.
He’s invited to meet his grandparent—one he grew up believing dead. Soon after he arrives at the Mirror Estate, he begins hearing voices, seeing visions and feeling watched. As he begins to unravel secrets, his visit turns deadly.
Unlock “The Secrets” now. The suspense novelette is a prequel to the upcoming Mirror Estate series by S.L. Fon.
What makes women become merciless serial killers? Is it love, hate or jelousy? Or is it all three?
“Dragons in the Clouds” is filled with action, danger, loyalty, and hope. The ruling king of Albion orders the total annihilation of all living dragons. A wizard who has befriended a family of Dragons grants them the spell of weightlessness. The wizards then tells his Dragon friends to hide up within the cover of the clouds. An evil apprentice who also has dragons hidden. Also gives them the magic spell. Now enters a widowed mother and her young son whom has also befriended a young dragon. All three finds themselves in danger as a battle between the two groups of Dragons begins for control of the skies. All this and more happens in the most exciting Dragon story ever told
The love of a mother, whether you’ve never had it, have it, or miss it, affects us all in a million different ways.
Nine talented authors: Best-sellers and Award-winners, bring you BRAND NEW, suspenseful and romantic, short stories in this awe-inspiring novel, The HEART of The Matter: A Mother’s Love. These nine stories are sure to make you smile, laugh, cry, and fall in love. They’ve stirred in a diverse collection into this anthology! There is sci-fi, contemporary, paranormal, fantasy, and many more… Something for everyone!
Ride along on a life-changing adventure with Marnie Bennett. Losing her mother at the age of 16, and left all alone in foster care, she sets out to look for the father she never knew. Knowing it is a long shot, she meets and rides along with two Bikers who assist her in her quest to find her father. There’s excitement and wonder as she travels the road searching for the father she never knew.
Missing in rural Georgia for three days, travel blogger Brian Keane is found with no memory of his lost time. What he does have, though, is a digital recorder containing interviews with eleven people whom he does not remember talking to.
Each person tells the story behind their reason for singing their chosen song at Karaoke Night, with each tale a little more twisted than the one before. What becomes clear through these interviews is that the people of Redfield, Georgia are connected in ways they could never have imagined.
Brian Keane may have zero recollection of those lost three days, but through his transcripts, he stumbles upon the true story of one creepy little Georgia town and the Karaoke Night where the songs always remain the same.
Will Ian and Cassie get their second chance at love, or will her secret destroy them both?
When Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander Ian Chase returned home disillusioned after a brutal tour in Afghanistan, he assumed the helm of the private security company he co-founded with his brother. A brief encounter with the unavailable art historian Cassiopeia Ellis left him smitten, and now, six years later, an unexpected second meeting proves his feelings for her still linger.
Six years was a lifetime of hell for Cassiopeia. Now an FBI Agent, Cassie is plagued by nightmares and fear. Seeing Ian again only serves to confuse her further. Her heart tells her one thing, but her brain overrides her feelings. Can she afford to trust a man again? Is she damaged beyond repair?
When tragedy strikes, it’s up to Ian to uncover what Cassie is hiding before her secret takes her life. Will her desire to protect him destroy them both? And can they get their second chance at love?
Wattys Award Winner – nearly two million readings in portuguese version across the trilogy on Wattpad.
What mysteries are hidden beyond the stars?
While most of the youngsters are concerned with faculty, friendships and even girlfriends, Nìcholas spends his hours with his head out of orbit; literally. Nicholas never had a father and he is sad because of this. His dream is to know the space. the course of Astronomy, he feels better among gaseous bodies, supernova stars and black holes, dreaming in one day to unravel the great enigmas of the Universe. Until a mysterious girl enters the classroom …
And Nícolas discovers, excited, that he finds his own star.
Zara is her name, the one whose hair looks like rays of sun, the only one capable of wringing the air – and the voice – of the young protagonist of this story. And, against all possibilities, something arises between then. But do not think that this is a teenage romance like so many that you have read, because Zara, contrary to what Nícolas thinks, is not what it seems. Coming from an unknown galaxy, she has a mission: To attract Nicholas and take him to her planet, alive. At any cost.
The success of her mission depends not only on her future, but on everything she believes in … including the future of humanity.
When the truth appears, Nícolas is wrapped in a web of lies and intrigue that goes beyond everything he dreamed of. Between telekinetic powers, time gaps, and scientific data, space folds, revealing that the aliens we know are closer – and more like us – than we imagine.
Dive with Chaiene Santos in this dizzying story, in which the author was able to unite, with perfection, incredible theories about the future of humanity. You will be surprised with this series, which is the most read in Wattpad in the science fiction category (Portuguese). Check and get ready to change your concepts.
In 2093, small-town North Wales, Destry Warwick discovers that being different finally has its advantages. As the techno-bubble world ends, she is yanked off the sofa and propelled across the country, on a quest to Megacity London against diabolical adversity to discover why and to save the world.
In a future where everyone is permanently connected to the Importal™ network by devices embedded in their heads, Destry, a young, movie-watching layabout and her best (and only) friend Weasel, an aged, paranoid Rastafarian, are dragged out of their mundane schedule of debauchery by the end of all things. Being un-Importaled™ they are the only ones in Spamlington that survive the breakdown unscathed. They are accompanied by Derek, her father’s solicitor when Weasel saves him by rebooting his brain, which is not entirely successful. They take off in Destry’s deceased father’s taxi cab, following his enigmatic instructions and using items that he left for them in his will. Over-protected by her father, Destry is thrust into an ecologically damaged, technologically twisted world she never knew existed.
Alsed has known nothing beyond the enchanted walls of Sakaret. None of the citizens of the ancient hidden city have seen the outside world since their home was sealed over two millennia ago. But an outsider named Jeresa, on a mission to save her people, shatters Sakaret’s isolated bliss as Alsed and his friends become entangled in a sinister plot set into motion by a psychotic demigod bent on vengeance.
Few of the citizens of Sakaret will rise to the challenge of trying to save a people they’ve never known. Those that do will face unimaginable terrors that most will not survive. Guided by a mysterious stranger, hunted by a sadistic predator, and besieged by an army of assassins and swarms of the undying, Alsed and Jeresa must survive the bloody path that will lead them and their companions to the ultimate confrontation. The only small hope of success requires that Alsed be reborn, becoming something the world has never seen, and changing the fate of nations forever.
This is a story about a brave woman who Time travels to the 16th century. She had suffered a great loss in her own time, and goes on a journey to find her grandfather with the help of his friend, to bring him home to her grandmother. In her search, she experiences many different events, some traumatically and some in triumph. She also finds love unexpectedly and has a hard decision to make.
When superheroes fall in love, anything can happen.
Daniel Hecht doesn’t belong in this century. Catapulted into the present from 1943, he’s out of place and out of touch. Still, he was the American war hero called “Lionheart” and his heroism has followed him into the modern world. He now leads an underground group of superpowered misfits, but the misfit he keeps turning to is Nina Asher.
Nina has a vast knowledge of history, yet no idea who she is or where she’s from. She has become the target of dangerous creatures that have appeared all over the world. As she and Daniel work to decipher an ancient, cryptic myth, they experience flashbacks to things that never could have happened. They are falling in love, but there’s something they’re sure they need to remember, and it’s keeping them apart.
The key to saving the world may begin with the act of remembering.
“Janowsky has the ability to create a gripping narrative which is rich in details and shines with romantic intrigue.” –Prairies Book Review
What happened when Angela lost her birth certificate? Why did it take Hans 54 years to tell the truth to his son? How did Farzad end up being stateless? Why did Charlie decide to walk from Denmark to Tanzania? What was life like for an American soldier in Germany? How did Murat avoid being deported? What were the things that surprised Michael in Belgium? How did Rasa meet her boyfriend?
Ridvan Cinar has spent the last 10 years living in 5 different countries and travelling frequently. He has met great people, of a kind that he would characterise as global citizens. These people have taken a step forward, out of their comfort zone and have moved abroad. Their reasons have been manifold: to look for better opportunities, to seek refuge, to search for happiness, to reunite with their loved ones, to improve their career, to experience another culture and to volunteer. He has been delighted to listen their stories and could not keep his amazement at their experiences to himself. It was time to share these fascinating stories with you.
Stories of Global Citizens presents a collection of 32 interviews carried out between 2016 and 2018 with people living abroad. From Americans living in Germany and Poland, to Mexicans living in Austria and Brazil. From Colombians living in USA and Turkey to Canadians living in Thailand and Germany, and many more. The interviews reflect on their stories with insights into culture shocks, their motivations to move abroad, funny experiences they have had and thoughts on what is going on back at “home”. While reading these interviews, you will be surprised, amazed, at a loss for words, saddened, sympathetic, and you will find a little bit of yourself.
Rise the Phoenix is a story of when everything seems lost and that seems left is despair and helplessness a new bright glory can come when people start to come together and believe.
When a group of complete strangers find themselves at the doorstep of a retired ministers house after a series of devstating earthquakes strike thier hometown, he and his wife welcome all into thier home, as if they were expecting them. After all the people have gatherd in his home the minster warns them that they must leave Charolette and go further inland because the ocean will soon flood.
The minister and a young boy named Dylan become close as the days pass on the long and sometimes difficult journey. Dylan is slowly and reluctantly becoming the leader of the group. As his role grows more important his growing love for Sarah a girl in the group his own age becomes more challenging.
When they arrive in a new community and join with other survivors the scope of the damage to the earth is realized and the people find themselves as center of the the final war, the war between heaven and hell.
This new community must do everything they can to defend themselves from the onsaulght of satan’s army. In-between battles Dylan struggles with is unrealized love of Sarah and the battles he faces with his own inner demons as well as the demons that visit him at his weakest moments tempeing him to turn on those he sworn to protect.
It is often the lowest road that leads us home!
Cattle rustler and gunslinger Benjamin Hunter lived for only one reason: to thwart Deputy Marshal David Miller. Leader of an outlaw gang, he set out on a few daring escapades which soon dragged him and his men down an unexpected road. Before he knew it, the lawman’s daughter and granddaughter were involved, and bloodthirsty bounty hunters were on their trail.
Set in the early 1870s in the Colorado territory, this is a story of surrender and hope, where unconditional love leads the way home.
Chasing the Orchid is a story of a man, Chris, who had a traumatic accident as a child that caused him to be a little less than a man’s man. His inner conflict with his father caused much emotional trauma. He is a successful business man in rural Mississippi married to Black Southern woman. He is an atheist and she is a southern Baptist. But things are about to change for Chris, when he suddenly finds out that his wife, Tory, is profoundly unhappy with her life and is often the subject of bigotry and racism. They move to LA to find acceptance and fulfill Tory’s dreams, but the traumatic memories of his childhood accident suddenly resurface, setting in motion a chain of events that he is powerless to explain or to halt and he finds that he has traded Tory’s nightmare for one of his own which is much worse.
Their relationship falls apart and Chris heads to the Everglades to confront his nightmare!
This story has many aspects that set it apart including interracial relationship, differing religious beliefs, the south vs. LA nightlife, and the deep swamps of the Everglades. Chasing the Orchid will leave you guessing what is real and what is an illusion. Witness a man reach his breaking point and find out if love will see him through his nightmare.
Can he find a way to deal with his past before it is too late, or will the events escalate and culminate in a shocking conclusion?
For the record, this is not a “John Parker hates white people” book. Anybody who knows me at all knows that to be the farthest thing from the truth. This book is meant to spark (if you so desire) an open, honest and painfully true conversation about the most polarizing subject in American society; Race and Racism. My hope is that after reading it (both white people and black people alike) will seek to find common ground and understand that we do have two different cultures and that we can “disagree without being disagreeable.”
If we are to succeed as a country in the future, it is time that everybody “got comfortable being uncomfortable”
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