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Random First Lines:Amos Bailey is off in search of his brother, Seamus...but there is unimaginably horror waiting for him ahead in the final installment to this... » Read
I've always loved stories about backstabbing and treacherous court life and am fascinated by the politics of the Absolutism age. This is the start of my attempt to mirror that life in a world where magic, at least some magic, is possible. Please, please, please leave critiques and advice. It's...
Set somewhere in Europe in a very near future, The Poor List is the story of one manâ€™s accidental journey through the uncharted waters of the War on Terror and out again. After a stint working for the government and a failed music business career, Curtis McCabe found a job working for...
By Jenalie Stanson
Jim Darkish is on vacation when he's attacked by a sudden illness and thrown overboard. When Scientific Interstellar Laboratory Technician Jim awakes on shore, bone dry and surrounded by odd scorching footprints, he tries to shake it off and to enjoy his vacation.
But when he tries to get back...
By Armen Melikian
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller.
The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age,...
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I wrote this story some time ago and have no intention of finishing it, as I have written other stories after this one. Even though neglected, this is probably some of the best writing I've ever done.
Loosely based on the movie 'Push'.
This story is about special people who go unseen in out...
In an ill-fated world where a corrupt government dominates its people; one does not find freedom in faith. Elin, daughter of Abraham, the steward of Cyprus; is chosen for the annual sacrifice. When her childhood friend Isaac, takes her place at the sacrificial stone, will she defy the...
They addressed me as 'Ruddy Alan', I believe. Whether it was because I was red-faced or because I was damned fool... I couldn't tell you.
Alan Rudd. Prime Minister. Or at least he was. Rudd was assassinated on Tuesday 23rd October last year. The public was distraught and the police don't know...
Novel | Updated May 9, 2012 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
By John Hall
Digital Copy of my story, Energy Shadow, for the Amazon Kindle. Priced at $0.99.
Trapped in a motel room with your death on the other side of the door. It's your only way out, so what will you do?
Short Story | Updated Apr 30, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Devon Pitlor
Brooke Nescott, alone for a day, tries to rediscover her mysterious past through investigative fiction.
There is a reason why we are all blessed with the capacity for maintaining our private thoughts â€“ to keep both our most treasured and embarrassing secrets hidden from others. Imagine if one day you learned that your thoughts were no longer private. What if you just became aware of the...
A short story about an an average girl attempting to untie herself from society.
Short Story | Updated Mar 9, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By John Hall
In a world where 'magic' is a byproduct of human genetics, and technology rules it's use a series of seemingly unrelated murders and events are hiding a deep secret from the world.
Ophelia, a passionate rich student at a prestigious school, discovers a shocking secret about two transfer students who are constantly in competition with one another. Will Ophelia be able to convince them before it is too late and the fate of their school is in jeopardy forever?