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The Art Of What You Said Is On My Wall

By Newma225  (booksie.com)

A brief summer romance with a modern Huck Finn

Short Story | Updated Sep 27, 2009 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Summer,Romance,Urban,College,Years,Huck,Finn,Canoe,Mississippi,River



By Nick Stone  (booksie.com)

Meet Nick Stone. The highlight of Nick's day had always been smoking Jane, drinking beer, and causing trouble. Usually all at the same time. But that all changed when Dad woke up with a dead stripper in his bed. - This story promises to offend you, insult you and entertain you, all at the same...

Novel | Updated Sep 24, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Drugs,Weed,Stripper,C4,Semtex,Military,Tim,Dorsey,Hunter,Thompson,Stupid,Funny,Retarded,Crime,Criminal,Felony,Detroit,Michigan,Urban,Street

The Green-Eyed Girl

By Anson Brehmer  (booksie.com)

They tell this tale in Bradshaw, Arizona. This is not the story of the Old Lady of the Hotel Wendom, though, or of the old man in the old church who carves dolls, or of the Wiggly Witchity Man who waits in Hacker Park. This is the tale of the Ivy House.

Short Story | Updated Sep 14, 2009 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 6
Tags: Horror,Fantasy,Urban,Fairies,Ghosts,Fairy,Ghost,Story,Tale


Cemetery Mary

By Quay  (booksie.com)

A poem based on the urban legend Resurrection Mary.

Poetry | Updated Aug 28, 2009 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 1
Tags: Resurrection,Mary,Ghost,Ghosts,Urban,Legends


The Toymaker's Workshop

By Anson Brehmer  (booksie.com)

The old church had stood there, on the corner, for more than a hundred years. An odd bastion of Gothic architecture in the middle of a not-quite modern downtown, it brooded, not quite sane. It was a landmark of the city's past, and protected as such from the hungry bulldozers of developers eager...

Short Story | Updated Aug 25, 2009 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
Tags: Horror,Fantasy,Faeries,Fair,Folk,True,Fae,Changleings,Fetch,Doppelgangers,Replacements,Changeling,The,Lost,Urban,Modern,Mirrors,Faerie


Bloody Mary

By Quay  (booksie.com)

A poem based on the urban legend, Bloody Mary.

Poetry | Updated Aug 24, 2009 | Reads: 1182 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Bloody,Mary,Urban,Legend


People Can Lick Too

By Quay  (booksie.com)

Another poem based on an Urban Legend.

Poetry | Updated Aug 23, 2009 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 4
Tags: Urban,Legend,Horror


To Do Whats Right (Novella)

By Susan Vallante  (booksie.com)

Charlotte Monroe was perfectly content to live her perfectly normal life the way it was, but when her mother finally succumbed to illness, her father's family came to take her in. Except she not only never knew her father's family, but never met her father either. She knew she had...

Novel | Updated Aug 21, 2009 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 3
Tags: Mini,Novel,Awesome,Contest,Two,Vampires,Choices,Right,And,Wrong,Dark,Resentment,Urban,Fantasy,Paranormal,Romance,Dhamphire,Novella


Things To Declare At The Border

By Quay  (booksie.com)

A trip to Mexico for a group of college students turns ugly. Based on a popular Urban Legend.

Poetry | Updated Aug 20, 2009 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 2
Tags: Urban,Legend,Kidney,Thief,Blood


Falling For Cupid

By Bimbobunny  (booksie.com)

She’s hot, he’s not. She’s dumb. He’s got an IQ of at least 200. She’s hip and he’s into black vests and thick glasses. But what happens when they’re forced to live with each other? Can they work together to win something they both really want?...

Novel | Updated Jun 25, 2009 | Reads: 155 | Comments: 12 | Likes: 35
Tags: Dumb,Girl,Smart,Boy,Love,Internship,Urban,Romance,Challenge,Cupid,Money,Poor,Rich,Funny,Random,Science


Don't Read

By Dtownchitown  (booksie.com)

A young writer deals with life, family, and a horny mind - I guess.

Short Story | Updated Apr 25, 2009 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Urban,Literature

The Butcher's Grass

By Caterpillar  (booksie.com)

Here's something I wrote in autumn 2007. It is extremely bleak, but peppered with a few jokes and if I remember rightly, it was mainly meant to be a vehicle for them. I completed it one night before heading off to London the next day, where I spent a very dramatic few days.

Short Story | Updated Feb 5, 2009 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Dystopia,Marxist,Drugs,Urban,City,Television,Conflict,Kebabs,Brutal,Grim,Bleak,First,Person,Short,Story,Fiction,Prose,Social,Commentary

Grayfield South

By Piperdavenport  (booksie.com)

Two families converge when a shocking secret is discovered.

Short Story | Updated Jan 19, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Urban,Crime,Fiction,Short,Stories,Multicultural,Piper,Davenport,Detroit.

The Man Called Daddy

By Piperdavenport  (booksie.com)

Story is about children who are awakened by a shocking secret that they discover about the house next door. Note: This is a novella excerpt.

Short Story | Updated Jan 19, 2009 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Urban,Fiction,Multicultural,Short,Stories,Novellas,Piper,Davenport.

Twilight Gods

By Piperdavenport  (booksie.com)

A man gets an unexpected surprise on his last cab ride. Note: This is the last non-Christian story that I published before rededicating my life to God.

Short Story | Updated Jan 19, 2009 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Short,Fiction,Detroit,Urban,Crime,Stories,Multicultural,Mystery,People,On,The,Fringes,Of,Society.

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