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#1
P.S.
by Liberty Henwick

When agony aunt and magazine journalist Jennifer Pendergast inadvertently uncovers a crime ring in Johannesburg which leads her into the dangerous world of game poaching, she realises that, as she fol ... More

Prologue

‘Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fi...





#2
A Crack in the Mirror (working title)
by Sibille Rose

A young man fights to save magic from extinction in a world that is quickly developing new technologies that renders magic useless.

Chapter 1

His heart pounded away in his chest as his feet thumped against the leaf-covered ground. The forest was silent except for the nighttime sounds of the creatures who lived here. Silent except for his panting breath and pounding feet and the crunching leaves beneath hi...





#3
Shifting Power: Book 2 of the DiaZem Series
by Dacia Arnold

After gaining power of the Western Region of the United States, Valerie Russell finds herself a leader of a rebellion against the World Council. Seven months pregnant, she must fight for control of th ... More

Chapter 1

“At night I lay in bed, as still as I possibly can. I don’t want to breathe. I don’t want to think. I don’t want to be, at all. I don’t want to die, but I just wish I could float into a place where I don’t hate myself.”

<...





#4
Born to Die: Book 1 of the Born to Die trilogy
by Kat Frost

Sajia Tiet'fa would give anything to die. She is an Eternal, cursed to come back to life each time she dies. Eternals are forced to fight battles not their own, and die over and over again unt ... More

Prologue

“From beyond the reach of mortal plains, I summon you, Varak, ancient demon of darkness! Speak!”

The demon sighed, no more than a shadowy outline in the red smoke in the summoning circle. “Really, Lamaar, less drama, please. You know you ca...





#5
The Daffodil Witch
by Kaitlyn Abdou

A boy dreaming of an apprenticeship in magic. A powerful wizard with an unabashed taste for lechery. A beautiful sorceress with a secret. This book is in it's draft form, so feedback is ALWAYS ... More

Book Blurb

Europe, 1847.

In France, the daffodil is a sign of hope. In England, a sign of wealth.

In Île de Jonquille, they cover the landscape in a sea of white and yellow. Oliver Montgomery grew up among the daffodils, but now he is leaving home to seek...





#6
Elemental Guard
by Katrena Turner

a young woman is suddenly thrust into the paranormal world with the death of her sister. she is assigned on 'The Guard' a force of elemental magic wielders who protect the magical community ... More

Prologue

Officer Johnson was driving his police cruiser down the county road sipping his coffee on his way to his shift. He loved the night shift. The air was still; the dark was peaceful and out here in the country, the most action he saw was trying to keep the teenagers fr...





#7
The Wastes (working title)
by Melanie Pimentel Toth

A post-apocalyptic story, where after thousands of years of genetic adaptation and mutation, the female genome has been changed to incorporate a special "power," known as "Mother's ... More

Prologue

A thousand years ago, the world was covered in cold metal. Metal that stretched high and metal that was buried far below. Yes, even the earth was not free of the cold metal; it pierced the mother’s flesh and bore into her body, making her sick. But the lords o...





#8
Angel Maker
by Barry B. Wright

Chapter One
Beelzebub

A heavy grey mist had settled over Bournemouth. It was well past the ten o’clock closing for pubs and the last of the trolley buses had been docked for the night. The damp, cold streets were empty, that is for the exception of a young man carrying an over-size...





#9
What's Love Got to do with Green Beer?: Twelve short stories, one for each month of the year.
by Shirley Holder Platt

A short story centered around one holiday per month. Romance all year long!

Chapter 1
January - A Hot New Year

Geena shoved a glass of tomato juice in my face and said, “Drink it.” She meant well, but the smell had me gagging and running to the bathroom. Wondering if I’d ever feel human again, I sat on the cold tile floor and hugged my belly. A brand-new ye...





#10
Two Candidates Walk Into A Bar
by Nick Edinger

Two comedians, each best friends, are hired as digital strategists by rival presidential campaigns. Their jobs are to create the memes that sway the election

Chapter I

PART I
The Setup
or
Holy shit, this stupid comedy book has parts?!?



Chapter 1
This was the last happy night Amal would experience until two years later, after the 2024 presidential election. He spent most of that night at an Arizona...





#11
Writings of a Dacia: A Collection of Shorts
by Dacia M Arnold

A Collection of Short Writings by Author Dacia M Arnold

Writing a World

I write in the wee morning light, when everything slumbers and the morning is merely a pink-orange glow. When the night animals tuck in their dark spaces to escape the light and the day animals roll sleepily from where they claimed as home the night before. When my ...





#12
Whiskey Nightmare
by Davin Rae

Zoe is your average girl in her twenties, but one night everything changed. A shot of whiskey might mean a good time for some, but for Zoe and those she encounters, it could mean total despair if she& ... More

Chapter 1

I slowly awoke to a ray of sunlight gleaming through the window piercing my eyelids. I turned over, sheets a mess, trying to shun the light as best I could. My hip hurt, I thought for a moment. After I was settled I noticed it was still light, the sun still beating ...





#13
Sasha's Journey: Book One of the Transition Series
by Sheri Conaway

All her life, Sasha had been part of a close-knit community. So why did her parents suddenly uproot her to move to the middle of the desert where they were unwanted outsiders? Why did the locals hate ... More

Chapter 1

The blazing desert sun offended Sasha with its efforts to raise her mood above abject misery. The voices in her head had been getting louder, but each carried the same hostile message: “Go back where you came from, Girl. You and your family aren’t welcom...





#14
Desires of the Heart
by Tiffany Doran

It had been almost five years since Katie had seen him last. After a fire almost destroyed her daddy's farm, Matthew Fuller destroyed her heart. But a newly hired farm hand by the name of Willia ... More

Chapter One
Love or Lust

She threw herself across the bed and placed her soft face in her hands and her long curly auburn hair fell to the sides. She then rolled to her side. Perplexed, she let out a frustrated sigh. "Do I love him or don’t I?" she said, feeling puzzled. She...





#15
Moon Magic: Espy's Romance
by Shirley Holder Platt

Espy is feeling insecure after being dumped by the Frenchman she met on vacation. When she's harassed by her favorite college professor, she turns to Justin, her brother's best friend, for s ... More

Chapter 1
Take Off

   I got home from Christmas vacation and everything in my world changed so fast it had my head spinning. Before I left Paris, I had everything all planned out. My life as a photo journalist would be a reality in a couple of months. I might be engaged by then. I planned to have at least...





#16
白髪の少女 | The Girl with White Hair
by Bexx Matthews

During the day, blood-relatives of the Shiraga family may appear to just be ordinary hunters, but under the moonlight, they become white-haired warriors; a beacon of hope and protectors of those under ... More

Chapter 1: On the Mountain
オン・ザ・マウンテン

The mountain was quiet that night.

Tsukiko had always been sensitive to her surroundings, the prickle of a colder wind that meant winter was on the way or the aroma of the first tiger lily blooming in the summer. Tonight felt the same. It wasn't uncommon for t...





#17
Stage 4 - A Personal Journey: Living Life to the Fullest With Terminal Cancer
by Mary Judge-Hubard

I sat in the doctors office with my Mom and Dad. We had finished what was supposed to be a twenty minute MRI. This one lasted two hours. We knew the news was not good, but when the doctor told me I ... More

MY STORY
Living Life to the Fullest With Terminal Cancer

My name is Mary Judge-Hubard. I live in a coastal town of Virginia. I am married to a terrific man. I am blessed with two sons, a fantastic daughter-In law, and one Grandson that is the apple of my life. Two years ago, my life changed, and it will nev...





#18
The Poor Law Inspector
by Frank Parker

Ireland is wracked with famine. Arthur gives up his safe position as an officer in the British army to join the Poor Law Commission. His job: to ensure that one of the most seriously distressed areas ... More

Chapter 1

The court room was crowded, the viewing gallery at the back a jostling mass of humanity. I had been surprised by the size of the multitude outside the court upon my arrival. Surprised, and my heart gladdened by the considerable number that wished me good luck as I p...





#19
Frienemies
by Aleta Kay

Fawn Jackson lives in post-Civil War West Virginia in a holler where most of the property is owned by a local state senator. The mineral rights have been graciously granted to the tenants. Someone i ... More

Chapter One
The Funeral

Fawn Jackson stood as straight and tall as her five foot, five and a half inch frame would allow and tried hard not to look as if her black mourning clothes were swallowing her alive. She would not allow her sobs to break forth. If she had learned anything at the fi...





#20
"New To Love..."
by Icy Goddess

This is a story about love and how fragile one's emotions can truly be... How something as simple as a text can destroy everything you ever knew... How heartbreak can tear you to shreds leaving n ... More

Introduction:

What if all that you ever believed love was turned out to be true? What if love at first sight wasn’t just some silly phrase used in fairytales? WHAT IF love was as real as the blood that courses through your veins or the steady beating of your heart?

Then...





Award-winning books


The Daffodil Witch
by Kaitlyn Abdou

Challenge Choice Award
~March 2018~



Elemental Guard
by Katrena Turner

Fan Favorite Award
~March 2018~



白髪の少女 | The Girl with White Hair
by Bexx Matthews

Most Buzz Award
~October 2017~



Angel Maker
by Barry B. Wright

Challenge Choice Award
~March 2017~



Apparent Power
by Dacia Arnold

Most Buzz Award
~March 2017~



Shifting Power: Book 2 of the DiaZem Series
by Dacia Arnold

Most Buzz Award
~March 2018~



Ghost of my Heart (working title)
by Leah Lindeman

Challenge Choice Award
~October 2017~



P.S.
by Liberty Henwick

Fan Favorite Award
~March 2017~



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