Free ebooks Paranormal Science Fiction, Some 18 yrs+ and Romance :)

Hello readers and authors! These are all out of the Romance and Paranormal categories. Some are Science Fiction too.

Please Note: These books were free at the time of this post.
2nd Note: Please click on the amazon link BELOW the picture. I do not make a profit from your clicks. Clicking the image of the book will bring you to the image of the book!

Happy Holidays to all and for those who don’t celebrate, stay healthy and I hope your life is filled with warmth and love.
-Colleen

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http://www.amazon.com/Wolf-Sixs-Salvation-Shifter-Story-ebook/dp/B00HFKOM0W
Wolf Six’s Salvation: A Shifter Love Story [Kindle Edition]
Krista Lakes (Author)
4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
161 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: December 22, 2013
A concerned sister…

Chloe Madison would do anything to find her missing brother. When she stumbles upon some information that leads her to a nearby military science facility, she doesn’t hesitate to sneak under the barbed wire fence and steal some files. Everything seems to be going to plan. That is, until a handsome soldier finds her with her hands in his filing cabinet. Instead of reporting her, he lets her go. She hurries home, his golden eyes all she can think of.
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #28 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers > Military
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > New Adult & College
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Sports

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http://www.amazon.com/Night-Angels-Beast-Beauty-Jessie-ebook/dp/B00HD16MFG
Night Angels (Beast & Beauty) [Kindle Edition]
Jessie M (Author)
5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
139 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: December 21, 2013
~ Werewolf Erotic Romance ~
Kyle, the twin without…
Until a chance meeting in a wood sets off a chain of events that throw him out of his comfort zone.
The easy rhythm of his titled life is lost forever as he discovers a new world and a very new him.
An animal version. It shocks and arouses him in equal measure.
And her… the one who did this to him… he is drawn inexplicably…
He will be tested and pushed to his limits and beyond…
Beware! Passionate werewolves and strong biker language… Adult material 18+
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #93 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#4 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Werewolves & Shifters

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http://www.amazon.com/See-Jack-Part-Paranormal-Series-ebook/dp/B002CJLSRQ
See Jack Die (Part 1 in the Paranormal Series) (See Jack Die Series) [Kindle Edition]
Nicholas Black (Author)
4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
371 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: December 3, 2013
See Jack Die (part 1 of 5)
by Nicholas Black

Jack Pagan might as well be 4½ months old. He awoke in a hospital after suffering a head injury that left him dead for over 67 minutes. All of his long-term memories were destroyed. Now he has to start his life again. But his accidental flirt with death left him a special gift. In those few minutes as he fades off to sleep each night, and in those early hours of the morning as he numbly awakens… he sees them.

At first, the shadows would just stretch into strange shapes and forms. Jack thought that he was hallucinating. That his medication was playing with his vision. Then the strange shadows began to walk around, moving freely. Jack chalked it up to a brain tumor. Some disease in his cerebral cortex. Schizophrenia, even. Something he could live with.

Now these creatures are not only haunting his nights, but his days. And they have a tendency to show themselves around people who are about to die. Seeking help he turns to a psychic who gives him a very special book. A book that he was destined to find. Jack learns that the only way he will ever know about who he was, is to face his worst fears, and die . . . again.

In a series of incredible twists and turns, Jack finds out that the worlds of the living and of the dead are much closer than any of us can possibly imagine. And monsters . . . are real.
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #692 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#4 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Ghosts
#20 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Horror

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http://www.amazon.com/Bad-Moon-Rising-Paranormal-Skinwalkers-ebook/dp/B007N3QGO6
Bad Moon Rising – Wolves / Paranormal Romance (Skinwalkers Trilogy) [Kindle Edition]
Lorraine Kennedy (Author)
4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
180 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: November 10, 2013
Wolves are dangerous, but Mya doesn’t realize how dangerous until she falls in love with one.

Mya Reynolds’ life is everything a young college girl could want. She has great parents and an awesome best friend, but the day she stares into the eyes of a gorgeous Native American biker, it all comes crumbling down around her. The love Mya finds with David consumes her body and soul, but that love also threatens to destroy her and everyone she loves.

David Bray isn’t just some ordinary guy; he is the alpha of the wolves known to the Navajo as the Sinapu. It is his duty as alpha to protect the people, but when that duty requires that he kill the one woman that has managed to capture his heart, he is torn between love and what he knows must be done.
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #785 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#15 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Werewolves & Shifters
#24 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Vampires

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http://www.amazon.com/INK-Sketches-Book-Bella-Roccaforte-ebook/dp/B00G19GW8S
INK: Sketches (Book 0 – Part 1) [Kindle Edition]
Bella Roccaforte (Author)
5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
87 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: November 25, 2013
New Adult Paranormal Romance story. Twenty-one year old Shay Baynes has always had a different view of the world. But her world view starts to change when her scariest nightmares bleed over into the real world.

No one understands what’s happening or why people are dying, not even Shay. How far is she willing to go to fulfill her dream of being a comic artist? What is she willing to compromise for happiness.

INK: Sketches takes place a little more than a year prior to the start of INK: Fine Lines. This Novella contains background information that is relevant but not necessary to the INK Series. It’s a fun background read, INK: Fine Lines should be read first.

This is part 1 and will be updated.
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #848 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#32 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Coming of Age
#60 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal

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http://www.amazon.com/BEGUILED-Eboni-Snoe-ebook/dp/B00GFW6Z9M
BEGUILED [Kindle Edition]
Eboni Snoe (Author)
4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
275 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: November 3, 2013
An action packed romantic adventure! Strictly for the money, conservative Raquel Mason agrees to pose as Jackie Dawson for one night. But fate has much more in store when “Jackie” is kidnapped and taken to her home country of Belize. Striking Nate Bowman appears to be running the criminal show, but there are some things about him Raquel just can’t figure out. Like how he insists on protecting her at all costs, and why there is an attraction between them that won’t be denied. From a Mayan bloodletting ceremony to sexual energy being harnessed as spiritual power by an ancient tribe….You’ll be out of breath for more reasons than one with BEGUILED!
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #896 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#5 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Action & Adventure > Romance
#10 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Action & Adventure > Fantasy

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http://www.amazon.com/Discern-Saga-Book-1-ebook/dp/B005OS9ZZY
Discern (Discern Saga, Book #1) [Kindle Edition]
Samantha Shakespeare (Author)
3.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
350 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: February 20, 2012
February 20 2012 – REVISED and RE-EDITED

Twenty-year-old college student, Haley Helms is compelled to return home to Boulder, Colorado, after her heart is shattered by love’s betrayal. After a chance meeting with an alluring passenger on the plane ride home, her life will never be the same.

Thrust into a once-believed mythical world, she finds out the stranger on the plane–now her college professor–is no ordinary man. Andrew Alexander, an immortal called a Parevite, has spent many centuries, along with the others of his kind, altering much of mankind’s beliefs.

Haley’s soul calls to Andrew and he is hell-bent on winning her heart, no matter the cost. But will his dark side and catastrophic secret destroy any chance?
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,075 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#7 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Science Fiction
#46 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban

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http://www.amazon.com/Discord-Discern-Saga-Book-2-ebook/dp/B007Q8ZJGE
Discord (Discern Saga, Book #2) [Kindle Edition]
Samantha Shakespeare (Author)
4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
337 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: March 30, 2012
The saga continues as Haley Helms accepts the plight of her new found life with Andrew Alexander. Andrew is determined to ensure their wedded bliss, but Haley isn’t so sure they will ever walk down the aisle. Not only will her strength be tested when she meets the rest of Andrew’s nefarious family of Parevites, but her love for Andrew will, too.

As the life Haley once knew further unravels, she will be forced to make a decision between following her true destiny or becoming immortal and forever damning her soul. Mankind’s fate is still in the hands of the Parevites, but will the eight children unite in time or will ancient rivalries and past loves prevent their unification?

This book is suggested for ages 17 and up–Contains Adult Language.
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,108 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#48 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban
#77 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal

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http://www.amazon.com/Feathermore-1-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B007G73HGO
Feathermore (Feathermore #1) (Feathermore Trilogy) [Kindle Edition]
Lucy Swing (Author)
4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (40 customer reviews)
290 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: March 1, 2012
When the one thing you live for is denied to you, do you let it go or do you fall?

Jade, like any other student at Brushwood High, awaits the start of the school year with a certain measure of dread. Worse, she is being threatened by a voice that only she can hear—a voice that lurks at the edges of her awareness, haunting her and warning her of something unknown. She has always been able to count on her two best friends, Claire and Nate, but can she confide in them now? About this? Would they even believe her?

Life takes a turn for the better when she meets Avan, a darkly handsome new student who, somehow, seems to drown out the voice and make her feel at ease.

But Jade soon comes to realize that good things don’t last forever. When everything spirals out of control, she is shattered by something she never saw coming. Dazed and despairing, she must now overcome tragedy and embrace her true existence and a new but dangerous love. Will she be able to save herself and those she loves, before it’s too late? Or will she let the surrounding darkness consume her?
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,477 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#92 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Teen & Young Adult > Romance > Paranormal & Fantasy

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http://www.amazon.com/Samsons-Lovely-Mortal-Scanguards-Vampires-ebook/dp/B003O2SH60
Samson’s Lovely Mortal (Scanguards Vampires #1) [Kindle Edition]
Tina Folsom (Author)
4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (571 customer reviews)
262 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: December 20, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY Bestselling Author Tina Folsom presents:
Vampire bachelor Samson can’t get it up anymore. Not even his shrink can help him. That changes when the lovely mortal auditor Delilah tumbles into his arms after a seemingly random attack. Suddenly there’s nothing wrong with his hydraulics – that is, as long as Delilah is the woman in his arms.

His scruples about taking Delilah to bed vanish when his shrink suggests it’s the only way to cure his problem. Thinking all he needs is one night with her, Samson indulges in a night of pleasure and passion.

However, another attack on Delilah and a dead body later, and Samson has his hands full: not only with trying to hide the fact he’s a vampire, but also with finding out what secrets Delilah harbors for somebody to want her harm.
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,095 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#27 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Series
#28 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Vampires

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http://www.amazon.com/The-Passion-Ruby-Gemstone-Series-ebook/dp/B00GNQXSUO
The Passion Ruby (Gemstone Series) [Kindle Edition]
Eboni Snoe (Author)
3.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
219 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: November 13, 2013
The Myth: The woman born with the Mark of the Stonekeeper possesses the secret of the gemstone…

Practical, level-headed Sienna Russell doesn’t believe the strange legend that has been in her family for generations. Then she learns about a mysterious Ruby that bestows the gifts of joy and unimaginable passion on its owner…

The Man: Drawn into a search for the mythical jewel, Sienna travels from Atlanta to Martinique…and is swept into an affair with Hennessy “Hawk” Jackson, a man with a secret past–and an ability to see the future.

The Adventure: But as Sienna uncovers the shocking truth about her heritage, treachery and greed threaten to tear her from Hennessy’s arms. Is she risking her life on an elusive dream, or a Ruby too dangerous for anyone to possess? Or has she already found something far more precious; a passion beyond compare and a love beyond price…?
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,171 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#2 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Metaphysical
#80 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal

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http://www.amazon.com/Fallen-Chronicles-Of-The-ebook/dp/B00H1EMU88
Fallen (Chronicles Of The Fallen) [Kindle Edition]
Julie Morgan (Author), Kim’s Editing Services (Editor), Design by Katt (Illustrator)
4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
166 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: November 25, 2013
Lisa Adams wants what every other woman wants: The perfect job. The perfect home. The perfect guy. When she receives the opportunity of a lifetime, Lisa has no idea what she’s actually signed up for. Her boss, who is tall, dark and incredibly sexy, starts making advances towards her and she’s having a hard time telling him no. Lisa begins seeing things that are scaring the Hell out of her. Nightmares are leaving her frightened.

Then there’s this new guy that’s come into her life. He brings a new light into the darkness that threatens to claim Lisa. He’s mysterious, heartwarming and kind. Not to mention the most beautiful man she’s ever met. But something with him seems to be off.

Faced with love, seduction, sacrifice and deceit, Lisa will find herself being pulled in two directions; one pursues her to claim her soul and the other will sacrifice everything to save her.
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,196 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#8 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Demons & Devils
#12 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Angels

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http://www.amazon.com/Shifter-Witch-On-Hells-Road-ebook/dp/B00H3U2Y86/
Shifter Witch On Hell’s Road: Book One [Kindle Edition]
Trinity Night (Author)
1.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
34 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: December 19, 2013
It is you who has summoned me.

***Intended For Adult Audiences***
This is a novelette of about 11,500 words that is Part 1 of an Paranormal Erotic Romance Series.
Shifter Witch On Hell’s Road is a spin off of the Spellbound series but can be read independently.

Eva is a scrappy runaway who became an exotic dancer at a club in downtown Seattle after she turned eighteen. One night her world was turned upside down by Julia (the sex witch) and her boyfriend Alexi. The next morning she began to shapeshift into a raven without control. She lost her house and her job and ended up on the street. On top of that, a strange man followed her everywhere she went.

Eva’s had enough and decides to leave town. She drives south in a new VW, a backseat full of new clothes, and a gold card all care of Julia. Eva is on a strip club tour to give her life direction (and because she can’t think of anything else to do.)

Balthazar, who she sarcastically dubs B-Zar, pops into the car, much to Eva’s annoyance. But she lets him tag along as her bodyguard. They make it to the club and sparks fly after Eva realizes she doesn’t like other girls climbing on Balthazar’s lap.

A sudden attack from the forces of evil, sets Eva on a journey she never would have expected. Balthazar is at her side to guide and protect her.
Eva has a lot to learn if she is to fulfill her role. Balthazar must gain her trust and consummate their bond if he is to fulfill his.
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,205 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#9 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Demons & Devils
#17 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Witches & Wizards
#28 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Werewolves & Shifters

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http://www.amazon.com/Cooleys-Panther-Felidae-Series-Wallace-ebook/dp/B004S7MIHE
Cooley’s Panther (Felidae Series) [Kindle Edition]
Jody Wallace (Author)
4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
28 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: March 14, 2011
Miss Nicola Johansen, otherwise known as Cooley, relies on the predictability of her suburban subdivision to keep her feeling safe. When she spies a black panther slinking along her back fence in the wee hours of the morning, her comfortable life is shaken like a maraca. Repeated calls to the cops result in an investigation, and a finger of blame gets pointed at the mysterious man who lives down the street. Like the fact his yard is a disgrace wasn’t enough reason to suspect that man of nefarious dealings–the animal pens behind his house are the clincher.

But what happens when Cooley finds out her mysterious neighbor isn’t quite the scofflaw she assumed? What happens when she finds out he’s absolutely…magnetic?

Length: Short Story (6000 words)
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,208 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#29 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Werewolves & Shifters
#35 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Collections & Anthologies

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http://www.amazon.com/Blood-Purple-Series-Ashley-Nemer-ebook/dp/B00DQC4Y0Q
Blood Purple (Blood Series) [Kindle Edition]
Ashley Nemer (Author), Katia Vodin (Editor), Tracey Weston (Illustrator)
4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
163 pages
Book Description
Publication Date: June 30, 2013
Predators & Editors Readers Choice – #3 Best Science Fiction book of 2012

In a world we think we know, live other races entirely hidden from the mortal perspective. Creatures of legend, of fable and myth, their very history and nature have allowed them to walk side by side with humans since time immemorial. They are warriors, they are hunters, and they are Algula. Vampire. And in their own midst, a battle is brewing for supremacy, for dominance, that can and will affect all around them. Old hatred never dies and vengeance is a fiery sword that cuts a bloody swath.
Editorial Reviews
From the Author
Dear Reader:

Writing BLOOD PURPLE was an amazing adventure. It took me on twists and turns I never could have imagined. I’ve been exposed to so much of our world in having to research different locations, dates and times, cultures and historical events. The Algula world and The Blood Series have completely turned my own reality all around.

When you take the time to read this book my goal is for you to be transported away from your day to day worries, your every day life and experience a world of Vampires we had no clue existed.

The Middle East has very little folklore about Algula and Ghul’s so I had to create it from my own imagination. These are not your typical Vampires. In reality, the ‘vampire’ part is very secondary to the actual message they deliver. Which is relationships. Be it brother and sister, mother and daughter, best friend, they all play an amazing role in this world.

So please sit down, lay back, kick up your feet and enjoy my world.

The Blood Series will take you on many adventures, ones you never have experienced quite like this…

–Ashley Nemer
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,348 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#35 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Vampires
#49 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction

 

November is National Novel Writing Month, here is the beginning of my 50k story entry

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SYNOPSIS:

People all over the world have been left wondering exactly who came up with the idea behind a new hit reality television show. The producers found twenty students who failed to attend their 25th High School Reunion in 2021 and threw them into a 30th High School Reunion Game, a reality television show with a twist of fear heavily laced throughout the season. As the nation watched the first High School Reunion Games reality television show which aired from Friday, May 1, 2026 until Friday, July 31, 2026, on which the winner was announced and shown, they gasped, cried, screamed and fought alongside their fan favorites as the show played out over a 3 month period of time or exactly 92 days. It was billed as ‘a reality television show much like Survivor with a bit of Big Brother thrown in and a touch of the scary from Fear Factor’. While the new reality television show turned out to be the most watched television series in the history of American television entertainment, it also gave the world a surprise that to this day, people can’t stop discussing. This American phenomenon has spread throughout the World with episode’s from season one airing in over 20 countries. The bottom line now is, it has left the world wanting more. Will your high school class appear next on this new hit reality television show, High School Reunion Games Season 2?

In a world where a new television series lasts 1.2 episodes before being pulled and replaced by yet another new television series that lasts maybe 1 more episode longer then turns to the internet to present the remaining previously recorded episodes, reality television shows are a dime a dozen. Every major channel in America has at least one successful reality TV series. Now competing amongst the big names such as Survivor and Big Brother enters High School Reunion Games. The first season both surprised and horrified American’s so much that the demand for a second season has been overwhelming for the network hosting the show. The world is using every tool at their disposal to send in requests including email and snail mail but also plastering requests over major social networks like Twitter, Facebook, and submissions of thousands of images via Instagram and even more videos uploaded to YouTube. New pages dedicated to this new hit show and images from the first season flood the internet every day. America’s newest hit reality television sensation has found it’s place in American television history! 

High School Reunion Games, Season One: The Class of 1996, Franklin High School, CA USA Classmate Game Players: Dale Clarke, Aaron Johnson, Todd Hendricks, Zach Lee, Jason Schulman, John Berch, Chris Hammer, Sam Chang, Mark Dawson,Orlando Thomas, Jean Stanford, Michelle Xaviers, Nicole Landers, Anna Koppola, Christina Liu, Maria Sanchez, Caitlin Jones, Sarah Myers, Laura Apple, Becky Weaver.

BEGINNING OF BOOK:

The men carried her body in on a white stretcher. Neither men said a word to the disheveled man standing in the entryway as they carried their assignment to the medical room in the Safe House. The dark haired men moved as if they’d rehearsed their precise movements for months as they brought the unconscious girl into the empty room. They placed her on one of the many hospital medical beds scattered throughout the room and then turned around and left, again without saying a word or making eye contact with the man near the front doors.

In the Safe House, Dale stood frozen in the brightly lit hallway but for his eyes that tracked the men and their movements until they disappeared into the medical room near the end of the hall. Passing a hand over his face, Dale steadies his rapid heart beat by taking a few deep breaths. He waits until the medics have left and the locks engage on the front door behind them automatically. “Tara” he whispers. “Doors secured Dale” a feminine voice sounds throughout the hall. “Tara” is the Safe House’s Artificial Intelligence sentient. Turning away from the locked front door he begins to walk slowly towards the medical room pausing just outside the silver metallic door. He reaches out his left hand and finds the knob cold against his palm. Taking a breath, he twists the knob and enters the room unsure of what he’ll see but hoping it’s not something he can’t deal with. He sends a quick prayer up to God thankful for the time spent in the U.S. Army serving as a Medic. This game that sent 19 people or 20 including himself, from his old high school graduating class of into a sealed mansion hasn’t turned out quite like he expected. A game that challenges each person to escape through the one and only exit, by getting an object through a small hole in an otherwise solid metal gate that reveals itself once a day and allows only one shot per player per day. Such a battle of wits and strength to be able to get an item found in the Mansion to roll from ten feet away through that tiny hole. He managed it at the end of the first month. And now it seems she has managed it in the middle of the third month. “Looks to be a long game” he mutters to himself. “What a reunion. It’s great to see my buddies but to also end up alone in the Safe House with the one female I always teased and bullied more than ten years ago? He couldn’t help it back then, his feelings for her were too strong and it was the one thing in his entire life he had never been able to control. The things he did while in the Mansion! Shame fills him before he can stop it. He shakes his head to clear it before approaching the single occupied bed. “There are twenty beds, as if the creator of this game expected everyone to end up in one, which is just creepy,” he thinks to himself. He clicks the ON button to the screen behind her bed to see what events lead to her arrival. He tucks his hands into the front pockets of his well worn blue jeans as his dark gaze watches the game play out on the screen. The one nurse in the room rechecks the IV bags and then retreats to a hidden door on the far wall. He pays her no mind, keeping his attention on every part of the game he missed, watching who did what, and noting what caused her injuries. He pushes that aside for a moment in his mind as he gasps at her cleverness at what she used to escape the game. “Good for you! You listened to me. I didn’t think you would, not after how badly I treated you. Both then and now.” he says softly. He pressed the OFF button on the screen and it goes dark once more. He runs the back of his right hand lightly against her face. He loves her so much and hopes to be able to prove it. In the Mansion, in the game, it was everyone for themselves. To find food, to keep yourself safe, to create something to pass through that hole and be sent here, to the Safe House, staffed by one temporary nurse. “What made us sign up for something so stupid and dangerous? We’re just a test to see if this could be the next great reality television show. Look what they’ve done to you.” he leans over the metal rail and gently kisses her dry, cracked lips. “You’re safe now. I’ve got you and I don’t intend to ever let go.” he says as he pulls the white blanket down to her knees and then as gently as possible lifts the thin material of her medical gown, stained with blood. He sucks in a breath when he sees the bruises, scrapes, cuts and burns in her abdomen. Her upper thighs are covered in cuts too. He lays the material back down and pulls the blanket up to her waist. Then with nimble fingers he unties the top part of her gown , trying hard not to stare at her breasts while he inspects the damage to her upper body. His eyes go hard when he pulls the gown open to reveal the long cut that runs from her throat to her belly button. “That took balls. Damn. They tried to kill you. One of the stupid rules that I have grown to hate! “Should you end up killing one of your former classmates, you will get extra items for a greater chance at shooting it through the hole and escaping the game. To come here where safety is guaranteed, food is plentiful and everything is clean. Rule Number 13.” he mutters. He reties her gown and tucks the blanket up to her neck. Her beautiful red hair is matted with blood and grime. He goes to a closet and opens door after door. He wanders around the medical room to gather supplies for his tasks. The nurse is only allowed to set up the first IVs but after that she can do no more including no verbal, written or any other form of communication and must exit the Safe House. Another rule, Rule Number 21. “Guess they want to test how much compassion we might have for our fellow friends after cheating, stealing, brutalizing one another in order to escape the game. ” He puts his gathered items on a rolling cart and then pulls it near the top of her bed. He unlatches the metal railing so it falls down lightly. He pours bottled water into the pink plastic empty container and mixes a tiny bit of baby shampoo with it. Then he takes two of the white towels and tucks them over and under her shoulders. He places another under her head. He sits gingerly on the bed next to her and washes her hair being super careful. He grabs a fresh towel and GENTLY dries her hair. Then he removes all the towels and dumps them in the slot in the wall labeled “LAUNDRY CHUTE”. Her red hair glows around her and he smiles. He refreshes his supplies and begins to clean her face and then her neck. He continues until he’s washed all the dirt and dried blood off her body and then moves her to a fresh clean bed being careful not to get tangled up in the IV lines. “After all those wounds..” he says softly as he stands and looks at the three IV bags. “No wonder, Morphine, regular saline and something labeled ‘XXX’. That’s a cocktail for sure.” He turns and stares down at her again before lifting the safety rail back up with a click. Leaning down over the rail he whispers, “Your safe now. I’m here.” He pulls another bed closer to hers and lays down. He feels secure in knowing there are not going to be any new additions for quite some time. “Where there is a reward there is a punishment. Rule number 8. Should one or more individuals attempt to harm or kill another either working as one or in a group, each offender shall be punished to a blackout period of no lights and each players daily allowance of trying to escape by means of the hole will be withheld for a period of twenty days. Rule number 9.” Dale lays on his back, takes out the small remote control from his back pocket and attaches it to his wrist unit. He turns the large screen located above him, built into the ceiling, on. “Let’s check in on our classmates. This is one part of this whole mess I enjoy. I’ll start at the beginning, when we first entered the Mansion and then they gave us further rules we had not agreed to. Sneaky bastards. God look at us. Fools each and every one. Some of us ran off to find a bed and claim it. Others gathered at the liquor bar to drink some liquid courage. We all got in the heated pool completely dressed, all of us drunk from the triple alcohol content of the wine that no one thought to mention. Tiny twists in this game can be very bad. Ah, this is where the lightweights, like you, passed out. Look at Tom and Aaron work at getting those busty girls out of the pool, former cheerleaders I believe. Ah ha! This is when Jason, Paul, James and myself each went after you to get you out of the pool. What a struggle that was. But I won and laid you on one of the lawn chairs. I wrapped you up in one of the fluffy green towels. The green and white theme from our high school was everywhere. Then after a bit of wrestling with the guys, I took you upstairs to the double bed I had claimed earlier. I didn’t know where the bed was that you had claimed or if you had even claimed one yet but one of the girls brought your stuff. We were lucky because I ran for the beds first and found the one and only room with a door that locks. No other door locks in that place. I laid down next to you and held you close to me. And then, it happened. It was like a fine mist was sprayed in the room and it was a hell of a lot stronger than what they say exotica or Viagra. That stuff pumped up the male hormones in my body and I raped you, brutally too. Part of the time you begged me to thrust harder, raking your nails down my back and other times you cried and begged me to stop. I couldn’t stop even if I wanted to. Time slipped by and that hunger could not be sated. When we couldn’t move any longer we laid there on the floor just working to breath. I saw the tears in your eyes and I am sorry for what happened but I have to tell you it was the best damn sex I have ever had in my life.” He returns his attention to the screen and rewinds back to the beginning. After the screen lights up he watches himself walk into the beautifully attractive Mansion. He watches every player enter the Mansion all looking fit and clean as if they’ve been invited to a regal party and not plunged in to a death match. He tucks his hands behind his head and continues to watch. Her soft breathing calms him as he watches this game play out. After he gets to the part where she’s earned her way out, he switches the screen to multi-mode with his remote and the ceiling screen breaks up into twenty smaller screens each showing a player somewhere in the Mansion. The ones left inside are in a total blackout as punishment. “You all look like green glowing ghosts. Sneaking around, trying to stay sane, trying to stay safe. You jerks better get used to this because you’ve got twenty days of no lights and in this game, light is everything for safety and survival.” he smiles to himself. He listens to her breathing and soon falls asleep. Always an insomniac, he can’t believe her breathing has lulled him into a state of sleep. His last thoughts drift through his mind, “She’s safe. This time, I’m not letting go.”

Day #1, no smoking, post-apocalyptic free ebooks! Help an author!

Today is day 1 of my new life of no smoking, a gift my now ten year old asked me to give him for his birthday.  Stop smoking.  So I’m keeping it real and honest and posting it along with the other things I post. I’m human. Quitting cold turkey is hard but I love my children. And I will honor this promise.

 

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Lying in apathetic slumber for a thousand years, an ancient race of reclusive clairvoyants suddenly awakens. The elder leader seeks to alter the tides of war by introducing a super weapon: a soldier that can be recycled on the field of battle, negating wounds …and even death itself. While research is being conducted on a remote planet, the weapon escapes creating a collision between worlds.

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Recently promoted police homicide detective Johnny Roman thinks he has reached the pinnacle of his law enforcement career until his investigation into a bizarre array of murders gripping the city threatens not only his career, but his life as well. Finding himself in over his head, Detective Roman attains the help of unlikely allies in the form of a timid coroner technician and an enigmatic group of elite soldiers.

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Following a civil war that left the United States in ruins, the remaining few who managed to escape the Imperialistic Army and the horrors of their death camps must unite and fight to reclaim their country.

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How and where did the virus begin?

For five friends returning from a month-long camping trip, there are no immediate answers. They slowly discover that the world has turned horribly wrong, that the entire east coast of Australia has been ravaged by a virus.

The dead now walk the land, seeking flesh and blood.

Armed with dwindling ammunition, they must overcome their differences, utilize their individual skills, and face horrors they never imagined… but not all zombies are the same…

Join them as they fight their way back to a country town they fear no longer exists, seeking friends and relatives that may not have survived.
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From the bestselling author of ‘Disaster’ and ‘Hard Road’

‘W’ is a Post Apocalyptic Short Story

In the aftermath of an apocalyptic event tough decisions have to be made. Wanda is as tough as they come. Hits the ground running from the first sentence and doesn’t let up to the end. Hard core survival.

Wanda doesn’t like people, houses or roads. What really irks her are those who think there are no repercussions for doing evil deeds. She has a sure fire way of dealing with them.

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Product Description: The citizens of Cinnamon City grow restless under the Dome Shield, and the Security Forces are stretched to breaking point.

Major Rachel Henson feels like something is changing inside her, but she doesn’t want to face the truth even though her strange new abilities grow stronger day by day.

In the South, the Kamari are raising an army to challenge Central Command, and the Battle of Havers Compound is about to begin.

Lord Hades knows that technology will be the end of man, but he is powerless to stop the factions of the Orange Zone from fighting each other. He knows that the race is on to create ever more disturbing machines to win yet another war.

In his dreams, Lord Hades fears the coming of the Second Black Day.

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Will Rachel learn to accept what she must become?

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Beneath The Ice [Kindle Edition]
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A MYTHOS NOVELLA

Beneath the Ice is a story of creeping horror. In the dark days of WW2 a detachment of soldiers and scientists are dispatched to the Ice of Greenland. Their goal is to find the mysterious terror below them and deal with it. A tale in the vein of HP Lovecraft Beneath The Ice is a Mythos tale for a new generation … and an older one.
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Near Extinction [Kindle Edition]
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The world’s recent economic upheavals are over, and Rich Fournier is looking forward to getting his first real job with his newly acquired degree, but at present he’s stuck working part-time at a retail warehouse on the U.S.’s West coast. Maybe once he’s earned enough money he can get himself a sub-derm implant and join the rest of the modern world immersed in the virtuality.

Meanwhile, in his palace half-a-world away, President David Jurgen of Zimbabwe unleashes a weapon against the world using the global sub-derm network that will bring humanity to its knees. His goal being to populate the entire earth with the followers of the Danvers Church (who currently make up the population of the once great African state), once he has eradicated the rest of humanity.

Will Rich and his co-workers survive the ensuing destruction….and what will the future hold for them.
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The End – Visions of Apocalypse [Kindle Edition]
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Snap! The world didn’t end on December 21st, 2012! Oh, well, look on the bright side: You got plenty of time to read this excellent anthology of apocalyptic stories.

This compilation brings together short stories by award-winning science fiction and fantasy authors Hugh Howey, Michael J. Sullivan and Tristis Ward, with fresh, new voices selected by their peers at SFFWorld.com – all brought to you in this first-of-its-kind anthology.

Each story explores a different end of the world. What is the limit of a computer virus? Can we save the world by stopping time itself, or will we just wither away in the relentless winds of the apocalypse?

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Zombie Day Care: Impact Series – Book 1 (Zombie Impact) [Kindle Edition]
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Flee the hills …

“He had dozed off, feeling safe and exhausted, in the middle of nowhere. He laid his head back just for a second, listening to the madness on the satellite radio. America has fallen! Russia has fallen! The Middle East has fallen! He fell asleep. His eyes snapped open. A shuffle of dirt caught his ear. He wiped the drool from his mouth. The rearview mirror showed nothing. His heart raced. Something was out there. A flicker of movement caught his eye in the side view mirror. He jerked out of the way just as a hand clutched for his neck. He scrambled through the passenger side door and rolled outside.”

The Facility is what the Washington D.C. officials call it. It is a day care for zombie children, tucked deep in the east coast hills. Is there a cure for the zombies? The children of the undead give them the best hope. There are those who think the zombie threat is harmless…and those that don’t. The World Humanitarian Society wants to protect the zombies…or do they? Friends, family and colleagues are set at odds, dealing with the deadly dilemma. What about the zombies? What rights do they have in all of this? Or are they just a means to another diabolical end?
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APOCALYPSE 2073 (Volume 1) “The Prophecy” [Kindle Edition]
Parker James (Author)
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The Apocalypse – Doomsday – Armageddon. It had been called so many things, always an ever-present possibility in the back of mankind’s collective psyche. Our story begins in the far distant future, Erin Conyers suspended in animation for over 52 years, farther out in space than any had ever been. Ten years prior to the catastrophe that changed the face of the planet forever, mankind had been forewarned by an unknown intelligence of an impending disaster. One of the relatively few to survive, these are her remembrances of those very dark days, when the world collapsed in a hail of nuclear destruction occurring on an unimaginable scale.

From the Author: In a sense I suppose I should price this higher than zero, but as the first volume in a three volume set I enjoy having it read, and if those who do read it find that they enjoy the story, the omnibus edition (links at the back of the book) is available for $1.99. If not, then no harm done. In all humility, my goal is to give away 100,000 copies (perhaps a bit of a pipe dream), but I do hope you enjoy the read.
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Voyage of the Dead – Book One Sovereign Spirit Saga [Kindle Edition]
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Voyage of the Dead is the first book of the Sovereign Spirit Saga detailing the adventures of several groups of survivors of the Zombie Apocalypse. Most of them are aboard a ship that is well equipped to survive the end of civilization, while others struggle to survive in a world suddenly overrun by undead cannibals. This is a science fiction adventure set within a horror genre, full of blood, guts, violence and the human emotions that fuel our survival instincts. While some scenes include graphic violence, it is intended to be more exciting than disgusting and more about using your brains than eating them. Enjoy the ride!

Book length is 100,000 words. This is the edited and revised edition. The sequels, “Flotilla of the Dead” and “Deluge of the Dead” are also available on Amazon.
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The Purifier’s Tale: A Gothic, Post-Apocalyptic Short Story [Kindle Edition]
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Breen, a werewolf-vampire hybrid, is the greatest human hunter ever to live. But when he discovers a secret kept for eons by the Emperor, it could not only change his life, but devastate his entire dark, Gothic world.
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Obsolescence [Kindle Edition]
Gregory Mattix (Author)
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CorpSec officer James Mason enjoys his work for Thorne Industries. He routinely gets to kick in doors, round up dangerous criminals and terrorists, and eliminate the dregs of society. Plus, he has access to all the latest toys: weapons and equipment he could have only dreamed about in his previous job as a District cop.

Surrounded by genetically enhanced clones and augmented grunts, he wonders if he still has what it takes to keep up in a unit full of men and women who are stronger, faster, and more obedient. When his former colleagues suddenly start to get transferred, replaced, and even turn up dead under suspicious circumstances, he wonders if he will be next. With the impending doom of the approaching Cataclysm, will he be able to protect his family and stay alive?

Obsolescence is a 13,000 word short story set in the world of Extensis Vitae.
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The Lost Journal of Private Kenji Yoshida (A Secret Apocalypse Story) [Kindle Edition]
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This is the journal of Private Kenji Yoshida of the U.S. Marine Corps. It details his experiences in the field with the Oz virus and in particular the initial outbreak at the small outback town of Woomera – the beginnings of what is now known as the Secret Apocalypse.

It also details his relationship with Rebecca Robinson, the only known survivor of the Oz virus.

The journal was recovered from deep within hositle territory by an advanced recon team. It is classified ‘Above Top Secret’.

The Lost Journal of Private Kenji Yoshida is set in the weeks leading up to the events that take place in The Secret Apocalypse.
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The Lost Journal of Private Kenji Yoshida – Part 2 (A Secret Apocalypse Story) [Kindle Edition]
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THE LOST JOURNAL OF PRIVATE KENJI YOSHIDA – PART 2

3 WEEKS AGO
An outbreak of a deadly new virus is reported within an immigration center in the Australian outback town of Woomera.

The virus is 100% lethal.

2 WEEKS AGO
The town of Woomera is placed under an unofficial quarantine.
The residents of Woomera are tested for infection.
A military force led by the U.S. Marines enforces the quarantine.

1 WEEK AGO
The virus continues to spread.
The military lose control of operations in Woomera.
Air strikes are ordered to contain the infection.

SIX DAYS AGO
The Australian Press first report the outbreak at Woomera.

American scientists confirm the virus is multi-resistant. They have named it the ‘Oz virus’.

The World Health Organization has declared a phase 4 Pandemic alert. Phase 4 = multiple cases reported and human to human transmission of virus has been confirmed.

FIVE DAYS AGO
Nationwide quarantine is ordered.
All flights in and out of Australia are grounded.
Australian communication networks are shut down.

ONE DAY AGO

Military containment protocol is initiated.

Firebombing of Sydney and Melbourne commences.

A nuclear warhead is dropped on Melbourne.

SYDNEY IS NEXT…

Private Kenji Yoshida is running for his life.
He is trapped in the middle of Sydney.
He is surrounded by the infected and the military who want him dead.
He must use all his training and survival skills to stay alive.

This is his story.

Part 2 of The Lost Journal of Private Kenji Yoshida takes place between The Secret Apocalypse and Extinction Level (Book 2 in the Secret Apocalypse series.)
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Racing the Dark [Kindle Edition]
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A brilliant new novel from a 25-year-old debut author, Racing the Dark is set in a land of volcanoes and earthquakes, plagues and typhoons, of island nations bound by fear of the spirits they imprisoned to control their volatile environment. Lana, a teenaged girl on a nameless backwater island, finds an ominous blood-red jewel that marks her as someone with power, setting in motion events that drive her away from her family and into an apprenticeship with a mysterious one-armed witch. Lana begins to learn the spells and incantations, each of which requires some form of sacrifice from the person who employs it. As Lana becomes more powerful, she is deceived into a sacrifice she is unwilling to make — the life of her own mother. When Lana dares to use a dark, ancient spell to save her mother’s life, she is set onto a path toward becoming a creature beyond her wildest imaginings. This is an unforgettable coming-of-age story set in a world where wielding the power of magic requires understanding the true meaning of sacrifice.
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Full-Blooded Fantasy: 8 Spellbinding Tales in Which Anything Is Possible [Kindle Edition]
Nancy Farmer (Author), JT Petty (Author), Hilari Bell (Author), D.J. MacHale (Author), Tony DiTerlizzi (Author), Holly Black (Author), Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (Author), Kai Meyer (Author), Jodi Lynn Anderson (Author), Will Davis (Author)

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Publication Date: May 10, 2005 | Age Level: 8 and up | Grade Level: 3 and up
Full-Blooded Fantasy is a one-of-a-kind collection featuring selections from eight of the best fantasy novels published today. Experience the remarkable storytelling of acclaimed fantasy writers such as Nancy Farmer, author of the award-winning The House of the Scorpion; Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black, creators of the international phenomenon The Spiderwick Chronicles; and D. J. MacHale, author of the New York Times bestselling series Pendragon.
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Delilah’s Weakness [Kindle Edition]
Kathleen Creighton (Author)
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Five time RITA winner and Romance Writers of America (RWA) Hall of Fame honoree Kathleen Creighton presents Delilah’s Weakness…

Delilah Beaumont is a fiercely independent young woman struggling to make a go of a business and way of life that would be challenging for anyone, and she is alone. Her dreams, her livelihood, depend on a productive year with her flock of pregnant sheep.

When Luke MacGregor crash-lands his plane in her sheep pasture, she is furious–until she discovers he is injured. Then, her innate compassion takes over.

Luke is also struggling to make a go of a business that is in limbo, awaiting a judge’s ruling. When he discovers that Delilah is the judge’s daughter, he calculates ways to use her to his advantage. He doesn’t count on falling for this beautiful, headstrong, independent woman.

His truth could douse their growing passion and destroy both of their futures…
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Anastomosis (The Hysteresis Chain) [Kindle Edition]
David Kutai Weiss (Author)
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Saturn looms through the haze above Titan’s menacing surface. The moon of Saturn is home to Alpha India. But the fuel that powers the colony is mysteriously disappearing, and the engineer responsible for maintaining the colony’s life-support is forced to leave the confines of the colony to confront his past and their future on the bleak moon of Saturn.

Alpha India human population: 51

Galaxy-wide human population: 51

Part 1 in The Hysteresis Chain.
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Tessellation (The Hysteresis Chain) [Kindle Edition]
David Kutai Weiss (Author)
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As a NASA intern, Miles Black doesn’t think much of the strange shape he spots on the surface of Mars, but he doesn’t argue when it lands him a seat on the first Mars landing. But what he finds on the surface of the red planet isn’t what anyone expected — it threatens Earth’s very survival.

Part 2 in The Hysteresis Chain.
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Zombie Traffic Wardens From Cadaver Avenue, Cardiff (1) [Kindle Edition]
A K Morgan (Author)
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ZOMBIE TRAFFIC WARDENS FROM CADAVER AVENUE, CARDIFF

A comedy horror novelette of approximately ten thousand words

Story 1 of an ongoing series.

Written by A K Morgan
Copyright 2013
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Danara: The Journey Begins [Kindle Edition]
Ann Rudolph (Author)
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This is a SHORT STORY.

Introducing Danara. She has been able to speak to the animals since she was a little girl, including Woodpecker who she considers a friend. The only exception is the Wolves. They seemed to be following her but will not communicate. Are they simply observing her or should she be worried?
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The Fourth Planet [Kindle Edition]
Anthon Wessels (Author)
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A galactic transporter is carrying a group of creatures from different planets to a remote destination. Along the way the ship runs into energy trouble. To lower its mass some cargo and volunteers are left on an apparently habitable planet in the vicinity. Near the surface of the planet the landing craft is hit by a missile and destroyed. The only two survivors are a historian from earth and a female from some distant planet. By grave coincidence she looks surprisingly much like a human being. And a beautiful one at that. A creature of incredible intelligence and athleticism and irritation, she is everybody’s enemy. After some adventures the two of them discover a community of people. People? Another coincidence? The people are often attacked by monstrous beings and the new arrivals try to help them survive. Will they succeed? Many mysteries clear up as the story unfolds. 100,343 words
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A Tuesday with free books and a note about mental illness

9/24/13

When it comes to money, it can bring my depression to front and center of my being.  I have to push it away, get a hug from each of my sons, hug one of our four cats (only 2 are huggable).  Get some fresh air by going outside and watching the hummingbirds, listen to the building going on around us, which is a proof of life thing.  I wish my children could understand that I can’t buy the world for them, build a fortress for everyone, make money appear out of nowhere for every toy they want ‘RIGHT NOW’.  I can’t drive to Toys R Us, I don’t have the gas to go that far and still make my daily 2 trips to another city to drop off and pick up my younger son.

I am not one to follow trends. But greek yogurt is actually really good.  I so dislike being trendy. Oh look I changed the subject, see my ADD at work.

 

So here are some books that were free at the time of this post.

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http://www.amazon.com/Terran-Realm-Vol-1-6-ebook/dp/B00B066MOQ
Terran Realm Vol 1-6 [Kindle Edition]
Bonnie Dee (Author), Jeanne Barrack (Author), Rae Morgan (Author), Keira Ramsay (Author)
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Publication Date: October 1, 2012
Six full-length novels plunge you into the romance and adventures of the lusty, the willful, and the destructive! Passions explode and desires burn hot as the worlds of Terran and human collide in a battle that could destroy them all. Volume 1 takes you to a world about to be torn apart by an ages-old battle between the forces of good and evil. Discover love, seduction, and superhuman abilities that will steal your heart and sear your very soul!

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http://www.amazon.com/American-Blood-Vampires-Story-ebook/dp/B002KMJSJK
American Blood: A Vampire’s Story [Kindle Edition]
Gregory Holden (Author)
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Publication Date: August 5, 2009
She was born human, became a leper, and while a mining slave of the Roman Empire she touched a strange stone that transformed her into the world’s first vampire.

Here is the story of an administration during its eighth and final year in office looking for a way to salvage its legacy by finding and killing the world’s most wanted terrorist. For seven years America has failed to accomplish this mission and now, desperate and beset by scandal, the government hatches a covert plan to capture, and then coerce, the world’s first vampire into locating and killing the Sheikh.

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http://www.amazon.com/Myriad-Prentor-Book-1-ebook/dp/B008W8P1EW
Myriad (Prentor Book 1) [Kindle Edition]
Mona Hanna (Author)
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Publication Date: August 10, 2012
After the tragic loss of his wife and child, Myriad Markwin began tormenting the Royal family of Prentor. For eighteen years, he’d mercilessly killed people in the castle on the Princess’ birthday. But this year, he wasn’t settling for servants or guards. He was going to kill the Royal family themselves. A group of warlocks and witches was out to stop him, but a young newcomer to them, Kalin, was proving the most trouble…

Kalin has denied his magic for years, but suddenly finds himself in a battle with one of the most powerful warlocks that has ever lived. He has to face up to things about himself he never knew, to try and save the Royal family from murder. With his new friends helping him, and a new love enchanting him, can he stop the coming bloodshed? Will he survive the fight of his life?

This is a NOVELLA of approximately 26,000 words.

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http://www.amazon.com/Into-Fire-Prince-Zammar-ebook/dp/B00DTIVTO6/
Into the Fire (The Prince of Zammar; 1) [Kindle Edition]
Samantha Nolan (Author)
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Publication Date: July 6, 2013
Under Zammar’s sun, passion and secrets run deep.

Prince Jalen ‘Anaq Al-Jameyri, oldest son and heir to the kingdom of Zammar, is an acclaimed general, a war hero, and also a man who hides dark secrets behind a mask.

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http://www.amazon.com/Dangerous-Element-Preservers-1-ebook/dp/B006JMNQDG
Dangerous (Element Preservers, #1) [Kindle Edition]
Alycia Linwood (Author)
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Publication Date: December 7, 2011
In the world of elemental magic, losing your heart to the wrong person might be more dangerous than having magic disease…

Ria is an 18-year-old girl who has just started going to the University of Magic, a special university for those who have one of the four elements: fire, water, air and earth. There she meets Michael, a boy whose element is different from hers, which makes their romantic involvement seem impossible because mixing of elements can have horrible consequences. She also feels threatened by Adrian, a very dangerous magic disease carrier. Ria’s best friend, Paula, is fascinated by Adrian like most of the girls at the University and wants him to help her with her research about the disease. All Ria’s beliefs are put to test when she starts having the symptoms of the disease and the only person she can turn to is Adrian.

Young Adult/New Adult Fantasy/Romance for mature teens.

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http://www.amazon.com/Hotter-On-The-Edge-ebook/dp/B00757WOT6
Hotter On The Edge [Kindle Edition]
Erin Kellison (Author), KC Klein (Author), Jessa Slade (Author)
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Publication Date: February 2, 2012
Winner of the 2012 RONE Award for Short Story/Novella

New cover! And excerpts for HOTTER ON THE EDGE 2!

Praise for the science fiction romance anthology, HOTTER ON THE EDGE!

“HOTTER ON THE EDGE is an exceptional trio of Sci-fi romance novellas… Creativity, strong characters and interesting plots make this one a winner.” 4 1/2 stars–Top Pick from Night Owl Reviews

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http://www.amazon.com/Erotic-Diaries-Of-Warlock-ebook/dp/B00C4HNKYA
Erotic Diaries Of A Warlock: Book 1 of 3 (I, Justin) [Kindle Edition]
Justin Kairo (Author)
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Publication Date: March 30, 2013
Book 1. Justin Kairo, a young man coming of age, is searching for his own identity. He cannot find his place in the world until he accepts his own magical powers and embraces his destiny as a warlock.

Juliet Paisley, his soul mate and most intimate partner, helps him discover his mission in life. Their deep love for each other leads them to perfect fulfillment.
But will unforeseen obstacles threaten their paradise?
(Books 2 & 3 available separately.)

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http://www.amazon.com/Knifes-Historical-Fantasy-Romance-Short-ebook/dp/B002NU5JRY
The Knife’s Edge (Historical Fantasy Romance–Short Story) [Kindle Edition]
Stephanie Draven (Author)
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Publication Date: September 1, 2009
A SHORT STORY by the author of the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Nominee for Best First Series…

She’s a queen with deadly enemies and dark sexual longings. She yearns to give herself over to the hands of another, even at the point of a blade. But can she trust her sacred medallion to protect her from the royal assasin who wants to seize her throne, her body, and her heart?

A yearning for submission.
A dark need for control.
A passion that consumes two lovers.

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http://www.amazon.com/Golden-Blood-Spirit-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B0063N0XIM
Golden Blood (Time Spirit Trilogy) [Kindle Edition]
Melissa Pearl (Author)
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Publication Date: November 4, 2011
Gemma Hart never knows when her father is going to whisk her back in time. Her toes start tingling and she has a few minutes to find a secret haven where she can disintegrate and appear in another time and place. While “across the line,” her training and skills are put to the test as she completes a mission that will change history for the lucky few her father has selected.

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http://www.amazon.com/Never-Fall-Prophecy-Tyalbrook-ebook/dp/B00CLKOW0Q
Never Let You Fall (The Prophecy of Tyalbrook, Book One) [Kindle Edition]
Michele G Miller (Author)
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Never Let You Fall – An Amazon Bestselling Novel

Orphaned at 7, with no memory of her past or the family she lost, 17 year old Skye Martin is tired of being alone and afraid. After a hard night of partying, Skye wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel. All she can remember is the deep voice of her rescuer and his promise: “I am safe.”

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http://www.amazon.com/Bewitching-Embrace-1-ebook/dp/B00ERVXZHI
Bewitching Embrace 1 [Kindle Edition]
Sandra Ross (Author)
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Length: 46 pages (estimated)
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Publication Date: August 24, 2013
From the Publisher that brought you popular short story series Witching Call, Hostile Hearts, Earthbound Angels, The January Morrison Files Psychic Series, Ralph’s Gift, Children of Time, Chains of Darkness, Song of Teeth, Tropical Storms and Friend Zone…

She thought he’s betrayed her, only to discover the magic of his love never wanes.

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Savage Possession [Kindle Edition]
Moira Rogers (Author)
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Publication Date: April 3, 2013
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Avani is training to become a revered priestess of the Temple of Luna, with the skills and magic needed to soothe the feral warriors fighting a brutal war against human persecution. Though forbidden contact with the warriors who have come to the temple for relief, the novice can’t keep her distance from Rais, her uncle’s protégé–and one of the most dangerous fighters the wolves have ever known.

Saturday of Fantasy, Paranormal, Science Fiction, Mystery, Thrillers etc. Free ebooks!

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Saturday, September 21, 2013

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Hope your Saturday is a wonderful one. My older son wanted to earn some money for a toy, so my mother told him if he washed her car, she’d give him ten dollars. Well, he was up with the sun this morning waiting to wash that car. I stayed in bed pretending to sleep because I didn’t want to start the chores of the day with him on my heels.  My younger son wanted to play on my computer so he ‘sang me to sleep’ which worked. LOL!  And with every good car wash, the weather has brought us rain! HA! That’s a kicker.  RE: Washing the car, This is my son who wants nothing more than to sit in his chair by his PC all day long forever, he’s 15. My youngest son and I are usually hot no matter what and now with the coolness of the rain, my grandma was mentioning turning the heater on! Oh no! I want to freeze so I can wrap myself in a blanket! The decadence of a blanket is wonderful on a rainy Saturday afternoon and I can snuggle with my kindle and read and read and read. Or play on the DS and work to help  my children’s games.  HA HA ! I Got all the fruits. That is very exciting. Animal Crossing New Leaf. Yes I like video games that enable me to play with my children. Usually Pokemon and Animal Crossing.  With my ADD, I watch tv, I’m on the PC, got my kindle and my game system the DSXL because I am nearing forty years old and can’t see! Which makes me laugh. I don’t smile much but when I do, I laugh too. Life can be so screwed up you want to escape but the secret is, it’s okay to take escapes now and then but don’t lose you.  A book, the garden, puzzles, video games, TV, entertainment, bopping a balloon around the room, all these things let you leave your regular life behind for just a bit, but you must believe, you are needed in this life. There are people out there in your life who need you even if you think you have no one, there’s a person somewhere who is comforted by seeing you in a daily routine of a trip to the store or a walk around the block.  People we may never know their names are a part of our lives so that we are never truly alone.  Every breath you take is precious so keep breathing, keep living, don’t stop being you, stay and live. Please 🙂  Personal Bubble spaces and hugs, Colleen

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http://www.amazon.com/The-Watcher-Ripper-Mystery-ebook/dp/B0096CGMLE
The Watcher: A Jack the Ripper Mystery [Kindle Edition]
Sam Croft (Author)(2282 pages)
4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
Partial Quote book description: “In 1888, two brothers, Jack, a criminal recluse, and John, a society gentleman, live in opposite ends of Victorian London. When John falls in love, unspoken bonds are tested, unwittingly exposing secrets guarded since his childhood.”
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Steamed (A Maid in LA Mystery) [Kindle Edition]
Holly Jacobs (Author)(153 pages)
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Wilde Velvet [Kindle Edition]
Deila Longford (Author)(270 pages)
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Partial Quote book description:“One girl, one guy, eight dramatic weeks and two very different views on love,”
#29 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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The Secret Life of Molly Rosenblum [Kindle Edition]
Elliot Nash (Author)(244 pages)
4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
Partial Quote book description: “Molly Rosenblum, retired cartoonist (readers will lol at the 29 cartoons scattered throughout the book), is an expert at not getting over the loss of her husband, Seymour. But Molly’s funk is rudely interrupted when she finds herself suspected of committing murder in the handicapped dressing room at Marshalls.”
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Flesh Worn Stone [Kindle Edition]
John Burks (Author)(198 pages)
4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
Partial Quote book description:”Steven Alexander has what he considers the perfect life. With a good job, a loving wife, and happy and healthy sons, he has little to complain about. In a flash that life is ripped away and he is thrust into a world of violence and slavery beginning with a brutal home invasion. His sons are murdered in front of him and he and his wife Rebecca are then kidnapped, drugged, and taken to an uncharted tropical island where they awake on a pristine beach in the company of five strangers. The island is a playground of horror and the kidnapped are forced to participate in the Game, a modern-day rendition of the Coliseum of ancient Rome, where they must compete in acts of murder, rape, and self-mutilation for the amusement of an unseen wealthy elite. Contestants must survive the Game five times to earn their freedom from the island. Losers become the evening meal. “
#31 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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http://www.amazon.com/Sleeves-ebook/dp/B00EKLM6VG
Sleeves [Kindle Edition]
Chanse Lowell (Author), K.I. Lynn (Editor), Shenani Whatagans (Editor)(271 pages)
3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
Full book description:”Kel isn’t at all the animal locked in a cage that he appears to be. Secrets keep him there, hidden from those who hunt him. But what does a man do when he needs physical contact to survive, but can’t stand the burning pain that comes with another’s touch? He’s found a way to get a small fraction of his needs met at the nightclub, Sleeves. What happens when he lets in an unknown woman with a healing hand? Casey can see past the vulgar mouth to the affection-starved man hiding inside. When she does, all hell breaks loose, and the past finds him. Will he be able to avoid the agency, or will they add Casey to their twisted experiments? She entered the cage with him, and now it seems there’s no way out. CONTENT WARNING — This story contains scenes of an explicit, erotic nature and is intended for adults, 18+. Story includes anal sex, rimming, dirty talk with crude language, mention of children being abused, BDSM themes, and graphic consensual sex. Characters portrayed in these sexually charged scenes are 18 or older.”
#86 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Romance > Science Fiction

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http://www.amazon.com/The-Hungering-Saga-Complete-ebook/dp/B006ELWCK0
he Hungering Saga Complete [Kindle Edition]
Heath Pfaff (Author), Justin Hernandez (Illustrator)(750 pages)
4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (208 customer reviews)
Book Description: “THREE complete – full length”
#89 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Fantasy > Epic
#2 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Fantasy > Sword & Sorcery

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http://www.amazon.com/Girl-Fights-Emily-Adventures-ebook/dp/B005CIRTSG
Girl Fights Back (Go No Sen) (Emily Kane Adventures) [Kindle Edition]
Jacques Antoine (Author)237 pages)
4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
Book Descripton: “Emily Kane studies martial arts, but she never thought she’d have to use them… until her home is destroyed in a night time attack. When her family goes into hiding she stays behind, even if it means fighting off the black-ops team who attacked her home. She’s determined to finish high school, but also to find out what her family isn’t telling her about why dangerous people are hunting her.”
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The Bridge [Kindle Edition]
Kay Bratt (Author)(58 pages)
4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (115 customer reviews)
Book Description: In present day China, an old woman’s house sits opposite an ancient bridge. Not just any bridge–but a special one because it has always been known as The Lucky Bridge. In olden days it was said that to walk over it during a marriage ceremony, or at the beginning of the New Year would bring the traveler good luck. Because of its reputation, over the years it has also become a popular place for young mothers to abandon their children. What to some may seem cruel is in reality their final gift to their offspring–one last chance to send them off to their new destinies with luck on their side. Jing, an old woman, is the unofficial and often reluctant guardian of the bridge. When no one else will, Jing steps in to prevent the children from frostbite, abuse and hunger, and then she delivers them safely to the orphanage. This has been her routine for many years, but what does Jing do when the latest child, a blind boy, burrows deep into her heart?”
#69 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories

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http://www.amazon.com/ATLANTIS-CRYSTAL-Philadelphia-Hafeldt-ebook/dp/B005G3Z28G/
THE ATLANTIS CRYSTAL (Dr. Philadelphia Hafeldt) [Kindle Edition]
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I am at heart, a writer. Here is a touch of fiction I wrote in 2012

I must state that I am not a fan of historical fiction, romance or not. Yet I wrote this in 2012. I’m too weird for my own good. This is nothing like my three current works in progress.

@ 2012 all rights reserved

 

Chapter One

He walked alone, through the cold thick snow.  The wind ruffled through his raven black hair causing it to fly out behind him in long straight waves.  Pulling his soft black leather gloves out of his coat pocket, he absently put them on as he kept up his steady pace.  He didn’t feel the snow swirlying around him, so set was his mind on the past few hours.  The beautiful shimmering waters nearby lay frozen under thick ice.  Magnificient trees stood all around him as if natural sentries guarding and protecting him from harm. 

 

Coming to a large rock, he leans against it, pulling his coat tighter around him with his softly gloved hands.  Nimble fingers buttoned the last three buttons on his coat’s collar as he looks out blindly at the beautiful forest around him.  Though physically he may be in the forest, mentally he is back in the Manor House where the party of the night still wore on.  His warm amber eyes closed as he put his hands into his pockets.  Thinking to himself of the past three hours, he is crestfallen with the understanding that the woman he loves, is in love with someone else and set to marry within the month.

 

He had only been gone a year.  Set out on his travels, with the woman of his dreams at home awaiting his return, he traveled through Europe, down through Italy and through the harsh coldness of the Russian lands.  Tonight he returned and instead of his love welcoming him home, she greeted him as if he was a brother, barely a peck on the cheek before turning to the man holding her arm lovingly and bestowing upon him a great charming smile.  His eyes had lingered on her smile, then moved to settle on the hands holding her.  Not his hands but that of another man.  The woman returned her eyes to his face and introduced her fiance Mr.Grant.   He could do nothing for the first minute but stare at her then at the man at her side as his mind slowly began to understand that things had changed during his absence.  

 

Anger starts to burn in his veins. He had only been gone a year. One year to the date.  He had left her with a promise between them that upon his return they would marry. Instead, he is greeted with the return of his promise ring and a blinding smile aimed at another man.  And he was expected to accept this without so much as a question?  All those who knew him were afraid of this moment for surely he would not let Alyssa marry this other man who came into her life while he was gone.  His temper was known greatly in their circle of friends and families and so was his loyalty and kindness.  But to be greeted this way upon his return  And his promise ring thrust into his hands when he was expecting Alyssa herself to be in his arms? He still was having a hard time processing this new pattern set in action during his absence.  There would be no wedding for him.  The woman who held his heart had abaondoned their love and started a new life with another man.  His heart felt shredded by deep talons thirsting for his blood.  

 

This was his party, planned well in advance to occur upon his return.  He had set it up as a surprise to announce his engagement to Alyssa Monroe only to be stopped cold by her smiling face shining with the love for another man.  Wearing another man’s ring.  Holding another man’s arm and letting that man hold her!  At his own home!  Anger, hot, pulsing, runs through his veins.  He will not be made a fool of especially not from a woman and her lover.  Nor on his property and within his home!

 

He begins to walk again, stomping newly fallen snow off his boots.  His stride is fast and furious.  They must leave.  He must return and remove them from his house at once.  He will not have that woman and her lover eating his food and enjoying his entertainment while laughing behind his back.  Oh no, his pride is too strong for that.

 

He quickly returns to his home and glides through the back door.  He passes the kitchen and the staff working hard to keep food coming out to his guests.  The same guests still awaiting his word on what his surprise is for this very event.  This so called party.  He knows what he must do.  He quickly unbuttons his coat and removes his gloves.  He hands them to a passing maid and producing a brilliant smile of his own, he pastes it on to his lips and climbs a flight of stairs until he reaches the main ballroom.  He walks over to the orchestra playing merrily and shushes their music.  The chatter, no longer backed with the violin and harmonized with the rest of the orchestra dies down.  The room is silent now and all eyes curious are aimed at him.

 

“My dear family and friends! Thank you so much for coming to my home this night.  It is a night for celebration and happiness.  I have great news to tell you and I am sure you all will be very happy to hear of it.  I have decided to extend my travels to include the great country of Switzerland, where you must remember, our family hails from.  There are generations of Deveraux there and it is my most grand wish that you all are here to not only enjoy my fine wines and food but to join me for one last night before my next leg of travel.  It has always been said that a man’s journey must continue until peace has come to his heart and I have not yet found that peace.   I would ask you all to raise your glasses for an old friend of mine, Miss Alyssa Monroe and her fiance Mr. Grant who plan to marry later this month for she is with child!”  Gasps and whispers circulate through the beautifully dressed people.  And the shocked woman and her equally shocked fiance are pushed to the center of the room.  Her face is pale as death and that of her fiance is red as a bright fresh cherry.  “Sorry my dearest friend, that I will not be here to see you married and finally within the law before you bear the child of your lover but my travels are much too important than for me to sit and await your blessed event!”  I called it, “To Love a Shadow”. It’s on wattpad.

 

He laughs lightly and those aound him join in.  Some not quite sure if the situation calls for laughter but being the polite people they are, they follow their host.  “Now, I know that Miss Monroe should not be drinking so if I may,” he reaches out and takes the crystal flute from her fingers, “remove your drinking glass, here, that’s better now my dear.”  He hands it to a passing maid.  And kind Sir, to be true to your dear love, you should not be drinking either,” he takes the wine from the man’s frozen grasp and hands it again to another maid.  “Now if everyone would gladly say a fond farewell to Miss Monroe and her fiance Mr. Grant, we can send them on their merry way for surely they must be tired from all their merriment tonight and as for Miss Monroe’s present state, she should be in bed resting.  So I say, Fairwell to you! And goodnight! Mr. Anders my good and gracious man, please escort these two to retrieve their personal belongings and kindly bring their carriage around so that they may return home and out of this cold night.  Best of health to you both!” He claps grandly and watches as the pair are escorted out of his home.

 

Mr. Anders is one of his oldest friends and no doubt curious as to what is going on.  But he will do his duty to his friend and return to ask his questions in private later.

 

Back in the ballroom, he gestures to the orchestra to strike up their music once again and tells everyone to continue their dancing and merriment!  “The night is young and there is much to celebrate!” he says with false merriment.

 

He leaves the ballroom and heads to his study on the next floor.  No one will bother him in his study as he prepares for his leave tomorrow and his destination of Switzerland.  He does have an honest reason for wanting to visit there.  His family has a small curse not many know of.  They cannot be out in full day light, their eyes are too sensitive and their skin will burn.  He did not find the answer during his last travels but he is very sure that his family in Switzerland must know the answer to their strange dilemma.  He has seen pictures of them outside, not wearing protective clothing but short sleeved garments!  

 

Pacing his study he thinks to himself, surely he can gain this knowledge and help his own family here at home.  He walks past his globe and gives it a casual turn.  He sits in his tall dark leather chair and rests his head back.  Closing his eyes he pictures his ‘old friend’ Alyssa and her lover embarrassed and shunned from their friends and families.  He is content with knowing this and though anger still heats his blood, he is happy to be saved from marrying this woman who so coldly forgot about their love.

 

 He is not a fool and will not suffer a fool’s embarrassment such as that which the young Miss Monroe tried to set in motion.  He is too clever for a trap like that.  And now he has a brilliant task set before him, a puzzle to solve, an answer to find, a quest!  And without a pending engagement to that foolish woman and no genetic flawed child to fear from what would have been their child from their marriage union, maybe this adventure will be different because he won’t be thinking of anyone at home awaiting his return.  He is free to go where he pleases and for however long he wishes.  He is free and very conent with himself. He gets up and walks over to where he keeps his brandy.  Pouring a bit for himself, he swirls the glass and gives a silent salute to his old friend, Alyssa. His family is blessed with a certain characteristic not usually found in humans. And it has served him well tonight.

 

 “Foolish woman!  You think I could not hear the tiny heart beating under your own?” he says aloud to himself.  “A beat that did not match mine, yours or your lover’s?  So foolish.  This is best.  I am glad I did not make the mistake of marrying a woman with so little heart.”.  Setting down his brandy, he walks to his desk and sits down.  He pulls out his schedule and begins to plan his next adventure.  “Love can be found anywhere,” he says to himself.  “Now adventure is where my heart lays.” smiling, he throws all his energy into his pending travels.

 

“How dare he imply our wedding is only a cover up!” Ian Grant exclaims to his fiancee as they sit in their carriage on the ride home.  “What is wrong with that man, who you called a friend? Why would he embarass us so?” Ian puts his arm around Alyssa’s small shaking form. She’s crying and he hates it when women cry. She lays one white gloved hand on his arm. “Ian, he told the truth.” she says shakily.  “What?” Ian asks, not quite sure he heard correctly.  “What do you mean my dearest love?”  “I am with child,” Alyssa says calmly now.  “I wasn’t sure myself but this evening I got confirmation and had not a chance to tell you yet, I have no idea how he knew!”

 

Ian’s eyes grow wide and he removes his arm from her shoulders.  “What are you saying?  That what he spoke to our friends and family is true?  I chose to marry you because I love you not because I had gotten you with child! I am not ready for children!”  “Oh but Ian, we’ve no choice! I am pregnant! We must marry!  I gave him up for you!  You cannot leave me!” Alyssa sobs.  “What do you mean you gave him up for me?  You told me you were free.” he growls.  “I’m sorry! We were to marry, that party was to announce our engagement.  Please forgive me Ian! I meant you no harm!” Alyssa pleads while she grasps his arm tightly.  “You lied to me and you did not tell me of the child you carry, yet you let me bring you to this so called party that was to be yours and his and instead tell this man you are engaged? How did he know Alyssa?” Very angry now Ian can help but shout at her. “How did he know and not I?  What kind of fool have you made me into?” “Ian, no! You are no fool!  You are the love of my heart.  I chose you over him.  I love you, need you!” Alyssa begs trying to grasp his hands with her own but he pulls farther away from her.  “You need only yourself.” Ian says coldly.  He moves to sit on the other side of the carriage putting as much distance as possible between himself and this woman.  He glares at her while she weeps quietly for the rest of the journey home.   The night wind whistles past them blowing snow furiously around them and falling softly in the horses tracks and covers their trail as they disappear into the night.