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  Chapter 1   About Sex Addiction   ‘If you have to have an addiction, then that...
Your father is making a map of the world, the boy’s mother had told him – the countries he has saved,...
Alois smelt the intruders before he saw them–or rather, he smelt their anger first. He knew the smell of anger...
When Yevgeni closes his eyes, the world comes in.   The world rattling and banging, whispers and footfalls,...
The irony did not escape Jessica Thomas that she lost the best job she’d ever had because of a diamond. Not...
During this sleep he has an intense dream. He and his mother and father and some others are sitting around their...
Met haar groot swart oë en ’n lyfie wat lyk of hy in twee sal breek as mens te hard daaraan vat, benewel...
Maybe it was because he’d come straight from the Baron, but he’d been blind to the chafing between them...
The Man and the Scam   ...I have nothin' to hide. I'm an open book; if I can make a buck, I make a...
Kweku dies barefoot on a Sunday before sunrise, his slippers by the doorway to the bedroom like dogs. At the moment...
Chapter 1   I may have found a solution to the Wife Problem. As with so many scientific breakthroughs, the...
Chapter 1 I felt her fear before I heard her screams. Her nightmare pulsed into me, shaking me out of my own dream,...
Chapter 1   Having been born a freeman, and for more than thirty years enjoyed the blessings of liberty in a...
PANNONIA, 453 C.E.   The barbarian encampment was enormous, a great city that moved from place to place at...
Stolen Pleasures   British West Indies, February 1813   He’d stolen a bride.  ...
Chapter 1 I had just dragged myself to my desk at Vogue, yet again two hours late, when Anna Harvey, the deputy...
I know nothing grander, better exercise, better digestion, more positive proof of the past, the triumphant result of...
Oor die boek: Hier is resepte spesiaal geskep om by jou luim te pas - kos wat jou sal opkikker wanneer jy bedruk...
About the book:   These are recipes specially created to suit your mood - food that will give you a...
6 December 1735   i   Two days ago I should have been celebrating my tenth birthday at my home in...

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