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We Walked Right In

By Will Andrews  (booksie.com)

The (very short, disjointed and mostly forgotten) story of my brother and I exploring a long-abandoned factory in our town.

Miscellaneous | Updated Apr 19, 2013 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Curiosity,Abandoned,Teenagers,Urban

belar24

Rebellion!

By Belar24  (booksie.com)

A tragedy exploring the severing of perfection.

Short Story | Updated Mar 14, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Pastoral,Children,Horror,Peace,Gore,Tragedy,Green,Sad,Depressing,Biblical,Eden,Garden,Car,Urban,Countryside,Romanticism

robinwebster

The Blues Man

By Robinwebster  (booksie.com)

After spending 10 years in prison for a drug related shooting, Leon Anderson wants nothing more than to leave his criminal past behind him and to develop his newly found talent for playing the blues harmonica on street corners and in blues clubs. Life seems to be going well for Leon as he builds...

Book | Updated Mar 10, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Dystopion,Urban,Crime,Thriller,Hard,Boiled,British,Multicultural,Action

robinwebster

The Dream Prophecy

By Robinwebster  (booksie.com)

Alan Callaway lived a life that revolved around petty crime and drug dealing. He cared nothing for anyone except for his younger brother Lenny. After suffering a serious accident Alan began to have disturbing dreams that prophesize a sickness that wipes out much of the world’s population....

Book | Updated Mar 10, 2013 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dystopion,Urban,Apocalyptic,Thriller,Action,Adventure,Multicultural

shelly_rayray_bonita

The #HighLife Chronicles : Ep.1: " Wavin The 4'4' "

By Shelly Rayray Bonita  (booksie.com)

It's either kill or be killed in this game...welcome to the #HighLife bitches.

Short Story | Updated Mar 4, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Thirller,Young,Adult,Urban,Suspense

Just A Song Before I Go

By Timothybryant  (booksie.com)

'Just A Song Before I Go' is more than just a love story that travels from the present to the Big Band era of the 1940s, it is if you were to take 'Fried Green Tomatoes' and 'The Notebook' and place the storyline in Chicago. Makia, a single mother who lives in the project within the South Side...

Novel | Updated Mar 1, 2013 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Romance,Fiction,General,Music,Urban,Contemporary

Auto Strips And Bonfires In The Boogie Down

By Eg Friday  (booksie.com)

Thoughts on growing up on the BX during the 80s.

Miscellaneous | Updated Feb 2, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Urban,Blight,Cars,Fires,Arson,Firemen,Childhood,Crack,Drugs,Prostitutes

stevedestiny

Sinister Presence

By Stevedestiny  (booksie.com)

Imagine, if you will, a place where all your darkest dreams and greatest fears manifest into reality. Think of abandoned urban streets, shrouded by rain and fog, where nightmare creatures prowl the everlasting night in search of human prey. Picture a desolate world ruled by petty and despotic...

Book | Updated Jan 31, 2013 | Reads: 45 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Dark,Urban,Fantasy,Horror,Supernatural,Thriller

dylanzaranski

Fire Dance

By Dylanzaranski  (booksie.com)

Fire Dance is a fictional novel revolving around the life of Rory Martin; an agonized teen thrown into the underground life of boozing, drugs, and a society consisting of the lost and exiled people who live there by choice. Growing up with a history of apathy towards the stereotypical images of...

Novel | Updated Jan 28, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 5
Tags: Fire,Dance,Fiction,Philosophical,Psychological,Schizophrenia,Homeless,Teen,Depression,Anger,Mental,Disturbing,Urban

juggernaut

I Am Lord

By Juggernaut  (booksie.com)

A case of false advertisement and renter's grief.

Script | Updated Jan 13, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Rainforest,Urban,Living,Electrical,Grid,Carbon,Print,Coquis,Noise,Nuisance,Geothermal,Power,Internet,Landlord,Ann

changeling

The Cold Awakenings

By Changeling  (booksie.com)

The boy awakens cold, alone and disconnected, haunted by a malignancy that feeds on his shame and guilt. But he summoned this corruption unto himself, an effort to numb the pain. He must live with a decision he does not know he has made or bring back the pain that drove him to mutilate his own...

Novel | Updated Dec 22, 2012 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Urban,Fantasy,Guilt,Fear,Faith,Isolation,Demons,Angels,Fae,Witchcraft

Cold Awakenings Part 5.

By Changeling  (booksie.com)

Awaking cold, alone and disconnected, the boy finds himself haunted by a malignancy that feeds on his doubts and shame. But he summoned the corruption to himself, an effort to numb the pain. He must live with the choice he does not know he has made or bring back the pain that drove him to...

Short Story | Updated Dec 18, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Urban,Fantasy,Witchcraft,Demons,Angels,Guilt

Cold Awakenings Part 4.

By Changeling  (booksie.com)

Awaking cold, alone and disconnected, the boy finds himself haunted by a malignancy that feeds on his doubts and shame. But he summoned the corruption to himself, an effort to numb the pain. He must live with the choice he does not know he has made or bring back the pain that drove him to...

Short Story | Updated Dec 14, 2012 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Urban,Fantasy,Fear,Demons,Witchcraft

Cold Awakenings Part 3.

By Changeling  (booksie.com)

Awaking cold, alone and disconnected, the boy finds himself haunted by a malignancy that feeds on his doubts and shame. But he summoned the corruption to himself, an effort to numb the pain. He must live with the choice he does not know he has made or bring back the pain that drove him to...

Short Story | Updated Dec 12, 2012 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Urban,Fantasy,Fae,Solitude,Shame

Cold Awakenings Part 2.

By Changeling  (booksie.com)

Second part of Cold Awakenings. Continues directly from ending of last part.

Short Story | Updated Dec 10, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Urban,Fantasy,Fear,Solitude


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