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LEAP INTO THE FUTURE PART 1

By Tahir Hamid  (booksie.com)

Ronald is going towards San Diego when he makes a wrong turn and he comes to a ghost town where there are a few people..but things turn awry when he learns that he has somehow leapt forward in time and then he learns a grim and grisly truth about what happened to earth due to a nuclear war in...

Short Story | Updated Jul 4, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: San,Diego,Los,Angeles,Crimea,World,War,Destruction,Billions,Famine,Cooling,Earth,Ghost,Town,Cabinet,Pass,Out,Drowsy

wayne_elsner

Tannion Stepping Out

By Wayne Elsner  (booksie.com)

After spending five years in prison, Jim Tannion was more than happy to get out. He was only a little surprised when the FBI agent who had put him in prison in the first place met him at the gate. Tannion was even more surprised when he realized that he was looking forward to seeing him, and...

Book | Updated May 21, 2015 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Tannion,Fbi,New,York,Los,Angeles,Vigilante

theloadedpen

Icarus Falling

By Theloadedpen  (booksie.com)

The true story of a failed actor, who - still tantalized by the promise of LA - reinvents himself as a nightclub bouncer. Working both downtown and on the Sunset Strip, he is thrust into the bloodstream of LA. Amidst the unending parade of strung-out transients, shimmering miniskirts, enraged...

Book | Updated May 19, 2015 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Los,Angeles,Nightclubs,Violence,Coming,Of,Age

zoe_franklin

If Butterflies Could See

By Zoe Franklin  (booksie.com)

First chapter excerpt from self-published novel, If Butterflies Could See. Meet Sophia: Shy yet precocious, charming though self-obsessed, privileged but sad, your otherwise typical nineteen-year-old Brown University student. About to start her second year of college, tragedy hits when her...

Novel | Updated Apr 20, 2015 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Death,Tragedy,Coming,Of,Age,Young,Girl,University,Woman,Sad,Tears,Butterflies,Existential,Crisis,Poetry,Adult,Fiction,Literary,Self-published,Music

gil_garcia

A Walk Back Home

By Gil Garcia  (booksie.com)

A panorama of an entire generation is found in Gil humorist memoirs A Walk Back Home. Award winning artist Gil Garcia set his paintbrush aside five years ago to write of his childhood. He paints a humorous picture of life as it was growing up in the 1940s and early 50s in south central Los...

Book | Updated Feb 28, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: 1940s,Los,Angeles,Short,Stories,Vignettes,Artist,Author

apurpleheart

The Boy In Ballet Shoes

By Apurpleheart  (booksie.com)

This is just the first part of a short story I am writing-it is NOT final. I am just posting this to see what you guys think and if you want me to write more. I could turn this into a novel if you guys want. I chose to write this story for many reasons, with the biggest being to promote...

Short Story | Updated Feb 10, 2015 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 5
Tags: Boy,In,Ballet,Shoes,Bullying,Anti-bullying,Slippers,Dance,Bully,City,Los,Angeles,Hope,Depression

Lackluster

By Heathen  (booksie.com)

April 1992 In Los Angeles two yuppie sociopaths having a night out on the town. Bloodlust is the only vice these boys have. A town devoured by madness Who is sane?

Short Story | Updated Nov 14, 2014 | Reads: 36 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Humor,Horror,Twist,Violence,Crime,Fiction,Los,Angeles,American,Psycho,Snuff

wayne_elsner

Tannion

By Wayne Elsner  (booksie.com)

Lightning is always powerful and occasionally deadly. The bolt that hit Jim Tannion however was different. It gave him skills and abilities that made him think he could be the closest thing to a superhero the world had ever seen. Skills he could use to heal any injury, enhance his body, and...

Book | Updated Nov 10, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Tannion,Los,Angeles,New,York,Vigilante

doctorken

Nightfall (Twisted, Book 2)

By Doctorken  (booksie.com)

An unbelievable piece of literature that will keep you biting your nails from start to finish!

Book | Updated Aug 18, 2014 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Fiction,Thriller,Suspense,Mystery,Romance,Conspiracy,Vengeful,Urban,Scary,Dark,Assassin,Murder,Private,Investigator,Police,Mafia,Criminal,Family,Life

doctorken

Frozen (Twisted, Book 1)

By Doctorken  (booksie.com)

An engrossing tale guaranteed to make your spine tingle and your pulse pound!

Book | Updated Aug 18, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Fiction,Thriller,Suspense,Mystery,Romance,Conspiracy,Vengeful,Urban,Scary,Dark,Assassin,Murder,Private,Investigator,Police,Mafia,Criminal,Family,Life

doctorken

Twisted

By Doctorken  (booksie.com)

A compelling, provocative, masterful thriller guaranteed to leave you spell-bound with its suspense-filled intrigue and nail-biting finishes!

Book | Updated Aug 18, 2014 | Reads: 36 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Fiction,Thriller,Suspense,Mystery,Romance,Conspiracy,Vengeful,Urban,Scary,Dark,Assassin,Murder,Private,Investigator,Police,Mafia,Criminal,Family,Life

jorge_calleja

Mar De Los Vapores

By Jorge Calleja  (booksie.com)

Mar de los vapores by Jorge Calleja (From Jorge Calleja’s CD: La ciénaga del sueño) listen at jorgecalleja.bandcamp.com

Poetry | Updated May 21, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mar-de,Los,Vapores,Jorge,Calleja,Cienaga,Del,Sueño

The Lost Loves Of Los Angeles

By W3areinfinite  (booksie.com)

Four girls move from San Francisco to Los Angeles to follow their dreams. Most of them have celebrity boyfriends and parents. Sounds perfect right? You'll soon find out, their lives aren't as perfect as you may think. Each girl has secrets that are hidden from one another, they'll soon find out...

Novel | Updated May 7, 2014 | Reads: 39 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Fanfiction,Channing,Tatum,Macklemore,Ben,Haggerty,Lost,Loves,Of,Los,Angeles,W3areinfinite,Captainsparklez,Travie,Williams,Josh,Hutcherson,Fanfic,Love,Romance

It's Karma

By Starsanddust  (booksie.com)

A few months ago I went missing. My search parties were spread across California, but they never found me. Ariana, my sister, knew something was up—I couldn't have just disappeared. Then someone gave her clue. I was dead. Killed on the night of a huge beach party, which meant anyone...

Novel | Updated Feb 23, 2014 | Reads: 75 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Mystery,Ariana,Justin,Secrets,School,Fantasy,Los,Angeles,Calabasas,California,Murder,Romance,Betrayal

El Viaje De La Vida

By Teige Maddison  (booksie.com)

Nino is stuck in a world of poverty, depravity and little hope. One night, he sees the best become the best and follows his dream.

Short Story | Updated Feb 9, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Football,Spain,Realmadrid,Real,Madrid,Los,Blancos,Galacticos,Life,Journey,Goal,Nino,Child,Memory,Achievement

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