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A Toothless Act

By Matill  (booksie.com)

Another piece for my African American Lit class, this one focusing on the act that abolished the slave trade in Britain in 1807. The Act was "toothless" in many respects because slavery was still allowed and slavers found many ways to circumvent the restriction on trading.

Short Story | Updated Apr 17, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Slavery,Britain,Trade,Pirates

iwillbeinflowerz

Raven's Feather

By Iwillbeinflowerz  (booksie.com)

Sixteen-year-old Yenara Vlandaholf has been arrested and whipped. But why? Even she doesn't know the answer to this question. What evil plot are the Communities hatching? How will Yen escape and survive?

Novel | Updated Apr 14, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fantasy,Fiction,Yen,Ying,Hah,Novel,In,Progress,Deleted,The,First,One

Heart Of The Empire

By Noellebos  (booksie.com)

In 1899, as a young English woman of 20, Charlotte Carter finds herself in love with a soldier who is sent over to fight in the second Boer War. Desperate not to lose him she secures a job as a nurse in one of the camps. She has been sheltered all of her life from the true cause of the fighting...

Novel | Updated Apr 10, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: History,Fiction,Historical,Love,War,Boer,1800s,1899,Edwardian,Victorian,England,Europe,Empire,Heart,Concentration,Camps,Nurses,Nurse,Doctor,Romance

noellebos

Book/Novel Cover Design Contest

By Noellebos  (booksie.com)

Book/Novel cover design contest

Contests | Updated Apr 10, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: History,Fiction,Historical,Love,War,Boer,1800s,1899,Edwardian,Victorian,England,Europe,Empire,Heart,Concentration,Camps,Nurses,Nurse,Doctor,Romance

Crown Jewels

By Misswordsmith  (booksie.com)

Coming soon...

Novel | Updated Apr 10, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Kingdom,Conquering,Queens,Kings,Frame

anna_santos

My Immortal Love - Revenge

By Anna Santos  (booksie.com)

A vampire bought Violet as a child and took her away from her family. She was lucky not to be killed by him like he had planned all along. For making things weirder she fell hopelessly in love with him. They became inseparable and after some reluctance in his part, he finally turned her into a...

Short Story | Updated Apr 9, 2014 | Reads: 70 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Erotica,Sexy,Vampire,Blood,Historical,Love,Betrayal,Short,Story,Romance

Scarlet Princess

By Joli Hugh  (booksie.com)

Astarte, this is the name of one of the two daughters of Boecio, king of Theben, and his wife, Peitho, a nymph handmaiden to Aphrodite who died after giving birth to Astarte. Her sister, Ker, took the throne after the sudden assassination of her father, and is married to the drunken Ptolemy....

Short Story | Updated Apr 3, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Greek,Ancient,Greece,Greecian,Princess,Romance

laradawn

Per-Bast: A Tale Of Cats In Ancient Egypt

By Laradawn  (booksie.com)

As a plague spreads over Egypt, Neferure’s feline kind are the first to endure the fatal consequences. Ramses III, Egypt’s last great pharaoh, has saved the empire from countless incursions, but after many wars the kingdom is on the brink of bankruptcy. Labour strife, shifting...

Book | Updated Mar 22, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Cats,Cat,Egypt,Ancient,Mythology,Gods,Goddesses,Goddess,Deities,Magic,Adventure,Fantasy,Historical

spyguy

"The Power Of Your Sweet Comments..."

By Spyguy  (booksie.com)

When you girls send me such lovely comments & make me feel so good after writing a particular piece of work, it sometimes inspires me to answer you back in a flowing poetic way, since that's the effect your words have on my brain... These will be a collection of those types of responses... I...

Contests | Updated Mar 22, 2014 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
Tags: Spyguy,Thanks,Praises,Caring,Sharing,Fan-based,Contest,Winners,Action,And,Adventure,Childrens,Stories,Classics,Editorial,Opinion,Fan,Fiction,Fantasy,Flash

spyguy

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss...

By Spyguy  (booksie.com)

Reading across America today has put a poem in my mind to encourage Children to read... Please take a few moments from the business of your life to help a Child in need...

Poetry | Updated Mar 14, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Cat-in-the-hat,Dr.,Seuss,-spyguy-,Creativity,Action,And,Adventure Childrens,Stories Classics Editorial,Opinion Fan,Fiction Fantasy Flash,Fiction Health,Fitness Historical,Fiction Humor Jokes Literary,Fiction Memoir Mystery,Crime Non-fiction Other Personal,Finance Poetry Religion,Spirituality Riddles Science,Fiction Song,Lyrics,Sports,Thrillers,Travel,True

catyfaith

Thief Of Blackcombe Ridge

By Catyfaith  (booksie.com)

When Elspeth Carter's parents die in a carriage accident, she is sent, along with her governess, to live with her uncle in Scotland. A night after she arrives, valuable items begin to disappear from the place. Who keeps stealing these things?

Novel | Updated Mar 13, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Mystery,Scotland,Adventure,1815,Regency Era

Broken Realm

By Crazywitchme  (booksie.com)

Based on Ramsey Sinclair of Julie Garwood's Ransom. A woman who had everything and then - one day she had nothing. Once the queen of her own realm, Signehilde lived a protected life, believing she was thought an equal to men. Between the aftershocks of a rebellion and running for her life,...

Novel | Updated Mar 10, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Romance,Jule,Garwood,Fan

Trial By Fire (or, Fury In Flames)

By Danawjones  (booksie.com)

A woman is brought before the Spanish Inquisition after an Arch-Bishop dies in a mysterious fire. She has no memory of the incident, or of much of her past. Is something else at work? Can this

Short Story | Updated Mar 10, 2014 | Reads: 64 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Inquisition,Supernatural,Fire,Witch,Magic,Spain,History

linty

Wings Of Prey

By Linty  (booksie.com)

Wings of Prey is set in WW1, and is about a Avro 504 pilot, who finds himself in the seat of his plane, amid the heat of war.

Poetry | Updated Mar 10, 2014 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fiction,World,War,One,Aviation,Pilot

write1

Pompeii

By Write1  (booksie.com)

Pompeii- the Roman city which was preserved in time under layers of ash...

Poetry | Updated Mar 9, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Pompeii,Historical,Fiction,Volcano,Mount,Vesuvius

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