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2023.2 : Volume Sequel to 2023

By: John Coby

A deadly comet is on collision trajectory with Earth. Will the aliens' grand plan to save the Earth's species from certain extinction succeed, or is there a more sinister reason for their terrestrial presence? 2023.2 is the sequel to 2023....

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O možu, ki je izgubil sebe

By: Tatjana Polanc

"Bil je nadvse običajen četrtek. Meglice so si nadele turobne sive plašče. Deževalo je. V takih dneh je Pepeta navadno trgalo po starih kosteh, shujšano betico pa so mu z nadzvočno hitrostjo preletavale depresivne misli tipa mig 29." V pripovedi, ki se dogaja na tej in oni strani življenjske črte, elementi ustvarjajo svojevrstno napetost, dramatičnost, celo humornost in situacijsko komičnost. ...

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Class Heroes: A Class Apart

By: Stephen Henning

Teenage twins James and Samantha Blake are caught up in a seemingly random terrorist bombing while on a school trip. Many of their friends are killed. When the twins wake up in hospital, their lives have changed forever.The doctors are amazed at the speed with which James and Sam recover from their injuries and, when the twins begin to exhibit extraordinary powers, it is obvious that something incredible has happened.As James and Sam attempt to overcome their fears and embrace their new talents, a series of murders and disappearances start plaguing the hospital. The twins aren’t the only ones with special abilities and it becomes apparent that someone is coming for them.Will James and Sam be able to survive the nightmare into which they have been plunged? Who, or what, is behind the murders at the hospital? And was that terrorist incident quite so random after all?...

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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

An ex-intelligence officer, who handles elite politicians and celebrities cover up their misdeeds and embarrassing situations, now finds himself trying to unravel the mystery that could change the world and the future of the international space station. ...

Weaving international intrigue with a high-level murder case, The Mystery of Jamieson Stone will leave you on the edge of your seat. When the world’s most famous television news anchor, Jamieson Stone, apparently commits suicide on live international television, Stone’s widow hires detective Michael Brand to find the truth. The detective discovers that Stone was murdered, but the reason behind his death is a mystery. Brand uncovers information pointing to Jamieson’s involvement in arming the international space station. As rogue generals from Russia, China and the U.S. try to install a mind-control weapon designed to divide the world into three parts, Brand tries to stop them. Enlisting the help of Mrs. Stone, the mafia and covert operatives, he must find the weapon before it can be used. Read this taut thriller today! ...

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In the Outback with Jasmine Banks

By: Ronit Baras

A story of a young woman's liberation. With the help of a seasoned mentor, a reporter learns to relax and have fun, dream about love and excitement and realize her dream. http://www.behappyinlife.com ...

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Train of Thought

By: Elisabetta Benedetti

This is the short trip of an Artist within his own life-story, looking for his dormant talent and for the strong emotions that change human beings. It contains excerpts of old poems that serve as windows, using which is possible to look at the past and recover old feelings. During this trip, leading the protagonist to explore himself, his value as a human being and the value of his life mission,he will remember the sense of emptiness that surprises an artist after creating something; the limits and merits of talent, seen as a backwash you can walk on. He'll travel over again the brief encounters that "carve a niche for themselves in the soul" and stay there for ever;the traumatic mental crossing from childhood to adulthood, the ancient sensation that his scream is "nothing within the silence". The three stops of "The Train" tell about the protagonist's journey "within the visible and not visible", celebrating the beauty of life, of the individual, and the caducity of certainties. (www....

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

By: Mark Twain ; Samuel Clemens

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (often shortened to Huck Finn) is a novel written by Mark Twain and published in 1884. It is commonly regarded as one of the Great American Novels, and is one of the first major American novels written in the vernacular, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry Huck Finn, best friend of Tom Sawyer and narrator of two other Twain novels.The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. By satirizing a Southern antebellum society that was already anachronistic at the time, the book is an often scathing look at entrenched attitudes, particularly racism. The drifting journey of Huck and his friend Jim, a runaway slave, down the Mississippi River on their raft may be one of the most enduring images of escape and freedom in all of American literature.The book has been popular with young readers since its publication and is taken as a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It has also been the continued object of study by serious literary critics. The book was criticized upon release because of its coarse language, ...

Adventure, Fiction, Humor, Literature

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Treasure Island

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island is an adventure novel, a thrilling tale of buccaneers and buried gold. Traditionally considered a coming of age story, it is an adventure tale of superb atmosphere, character and action, and also a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality—as seen in Long John Silver—unusual for children's literature then and now. (Summary from wikipedia.org)...

Adventure

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Agent with a History : Book 1 of the Agents for Good

By: Mrs. Guy Stewart Stanton III; Mary Elizabeth Stanton, Editor

It’s been one long day for Lisa and her headache is living proof of it. Most of it she blamed on the full moon outside. Things always got crazy this time of the month, but this month was exceptional. She needed sleep bad and only hoped the nightmares that haunted her would leave her alone for at least one night. They don’t. She wakes up as usual screaming only to find out that her nightmare has just begun, because she’s not alone in her room. One man has been gruesomely tortured to death in a ritualistic killing. An entire police precinct has been reconstructed down to the smallest detail in an abandoned warehouse and a mysterious stranger known only as Flint seems to be the cause of it all. It’s a case that is fast turning into one big headache for Lisa Tauranto a detective for the NYPD, but it gets much worse when her past, that she’s tried so hard to bury, rises up to engulf her in its golden grip once again. Lisa is ripped from the existence that she so pain stakingly built for herself into a mixed up world of intrigue, where nothing is as it seems. It’s a fight to survive and to protect what she is sworn to, but will ...

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Kumkumam Vithariya Vazhikal : Collection of Short Stories

By: Harikumar Edasseri

The collection contains the author’s well-known stories Kumkumam Vithariya Vazhikal, Prakrithanaya Thottakkaran, Thimarpur, Maniyarayilninnu Odippoyavar. The story Maniyarayilninnu Odippoyavar is about a couple plotting to run away on their wedding day. It could be a dream, dreamt by both the bride and the groom, but that haunts them throughout their life. He leaves his wife for delivery after 7 months at her home and leaves for Delhi which is 2000 kms away. On reaching home he finds the sari lying on their bed, and remembers the dream dreamt together....

A closed door came to her memory. She realized the turmoil that was brewing in her mind, but hardly knew that it had started some time now. The flowers that were kept in a flower vase were hostile to her. She remembered the loneliness in the evenings when, after leaving all her friends waiting alone for the bus . Her heart swelled with a whimper, and in a moment she could not control her sobs. She kept her face down on the pillow and started sobbing violently. The soothing words of her father or mother’s question as to what happened did not help her. So great was her loss. (Kumkumam Vithariya Vazhikal)...

Stories: Kumkumam Vithariya Vazhikal Malakalude Sangeetham Prakrithanaya Thottakkaran Aswasam Thedi Thimarpur Eiswarathilekku Veendum Mattoru Thottakkaran Chumaril Chithramayimariya Achhan Yathra Parayathe Poyaval Kadalkkarayil Oru Pakshikkaran Maniyarayilninnu Odippoyavar...

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Karutha Thambratti : Collection of Short Stories

By: Harikumar Edasseri

Human relations interest the author. The intricacies of life, the struggle for existence are all raw material for him. The last story Aa Paattu Nirthu (Stop that Song) is about a 5 year old girl who has an HIV infection, and is being boycotted by the inmates of the flats in the building. A really sad story....

It was her 5th birthday. Waiting at the open door for her friends, who never came, she got tired and fell asleep. When her father came from office she was woken up. He took her in his arms and went to the decorated sitting room, where the birthday cake with her name inscribed on it was kept. The cone shaped caps she had bought for her friends to wear for the party were heaped on a table without any takers. The small carry home packets containing chocolates and balloons for the little guests lay slumbering on the table. He pulled a chair in front of the teapoy on which the cake was kept. The knife with a red ribbon tied on it was kept by the side of it. He took the knife and handed it over to Suji. Her mother Malathi switched on the tape recorder, and stood ready with the camera to click. The song Happy Birthday was heard from the tape recorder, like an obsolete message coming from a strange unknown world. Suji raised her head and asked her mother, ‘Mom, please stop that song.’ (Aa Paattu NIrthu...)...

Stories: Karutha Thambratti Kalikkalam Oru Onathinte Katha Ayalkkaran Avasanathe Whistle Parichunadanavatha Nadan Swapnam Choochiyum Inambichiyum Valiyoru Album Vaikiyodunna Vandikal Engine Viplavamundakkunnu Kunhimathu Chirichukodirikkunnu Kathayilekku Nadannupoya Stree Theevandi Kayariyittillatha Penkutti Mattoru Vathil Oru Pappakkadakkariyumayi Pranayathilaya Katha Aa Paattu Nirthu....

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Plutopia

By: Sidney Grey

A Novella by Sidney Grey.

Like a dumb waiter he drops, searching for further purgation. A birthing breed of angel vision blooms in the ashes of his cataracts. The secret world within unfolds as his inner light ignites. Aztec pattern lines shock electric at all sides. Wallpaper trappings of crying cherub limelight sing organic smile symphonies of tears and Incan stucco into cluster groupings of Sephiroth Argus eyeballs – staring hallucinating mind frames into Mozart paradigms of ‘Ode to Joy’ perception processions, while brain hemispheres synch worldly pleasures around themselves, colliding emotions into sacred Renaissance sustenance, tickling thoughts like a chimney sweeping feather duster of forget-me-nots and lilac pansy posies breaking their bosoms apart with sacral chakra springtime morning espresso shots. All the Templar hidden holy grails clink and clack around his head during the last supper’s engagement party, becoming ritualistic first of the season dinner motifs, ringing supper bells, pin drop crispy, around Grecian Olympia ribbon dance twirling songs a’ spire sparkler popping into peaking discussions filled fat with Romanticized Latin. Fortune spu...

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The Skyracos Dicta

By: John Picha

This genuine sci-fi artifact comes from another world and is a companion piece to the Skyraco ePulps. This souvenir collectable is a must-download for any Skyraco fan across the Earth. The Skyracos Dicta was compiled from the notes of Ozgood Price, the first and most famous Skyraco. He meant for it to act as an operational guide, a code of conduct, a credo, a list of virtues, commandments, prime directives, and most importantly, a method for survival. Now, long after his untimely demise, the Dicta is a part of every recruit's training manual and Ozgood's words continue to inspire new generations of Skyracos. It's often quoted by the high-flying heroes during their adventures in Zoland System. Some can hear the voice of Ozgood within the words of the cryptic code while others inevitably see what they want or bend the messages to meet their needs. You may even discover something about yourself once you look inside......

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My Lorem Ipsum

By: Laevus Dexter

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City of Dreams- an Extraordinary Journey, Inside the Heart of Indonesia's Capital- Jakarta

By: Mark W. Medley

The city of Jakarta is described as the "City of Dreams," by visitors usually overwhelmed by its sheer size, and the unique lifestyles of the people who live there. Discover a collection of true to life stories from the "City of Dreams," that can amaze, amuse, or simply confuse you. Find out what really can happen when East meets West in a downtown club, and explore the crumbling old city that was once- Batavia. Meet Chicken Harry an expatriate in love with the cities diverse nightlife, or experience a rainy season flood. Journey into Jakarta, with each unique story, and truly discover the city of dreams....

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Rossum's Universal Robots

By: Karel Capek

Robots of the world! The power of man has fallen! A new world has arisen: the Rule of the Robots! March!

HARRY DOMIN SULLA MARIUS HELENA GLORY DR. GALL MR. FABRY DR. HALLEMEIER MR. ALQUIST CONSUL BUSMAN NANA RADIUS A SERVANT HELENA PRIMUS FIRST ROBOT SECOND ROBOT THIRD ROBOT FOURTH ROBOT...

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Werelove Dusk Conspiracy

By: Lakisha Spletzer

Seventeen-year-old Laylah Le Croix has a rich father, mansion, and servants. Yet she is lonely and neglected. Her father would rather work than speak to her. At the academy she is bullied and mistreated. When Weres attempt to kidnap Laylah, she is saved by the mysterious Donil Silentshadow. Donil rouses feelings in Laylah that make her question her life and her father's animosity toward her handsome rescuer. Confused by these emotions, she seeks answers from those closest to her and is rebuffed. She must make a choice. Obey her father's edicts or follow her heart to learn the truth about her past....

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From the Night, The Prince Rises : An Ashen Twilight Story

By: Rae Lori

For centuries, a group of immortals consisting of Nightwalkers, Lycans and Shifter Elves have lived under mortal eyes. Banning together for safety and survival, they created the group of houses lead by a select group of Patriarchs and Regents. Outside of the mortal realm lives the Aziza fairies. A benevolent race of immortals whose main job is to assist human hunters on their quests. Much of what they know of humans are from their studies and what they know of other immortals are from books about fairytales and mythology....

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From the Night, The Prince Rises : An Ashen Twilight Story

By: Rae Lori

For centuries, a group of immortals consisting of Nightwalkers, Lycans and Shifter Elves have lived under mortal eyes. Banning together for safety and survival, they created the group of houses lead by a select group of Patriarchs and Regents. Outside of the mortal realm lives the Aziza fairies. A benevolent race of immortals whose main job is to assist human hunters on their quests. Much of what they know of humans are from their studies and what they know of other immortals are from books about fairytales and mythology....

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On Top of the Rainbow

By: K. Meador

Five year old Gabe runs away from home. While in the forest he meets Lep and Elita and climbs a rainbow. On Top of the Rainbow he must make the decision to cross over to a land of delight or go back to his family that he loves. Come and visit with Gabe, Lep and Elita as they discover the importance of family love....

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