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Guyandotte

By Matthewpr  (booksie.com)

A writer from Gentleman's Pursuit Magazine investigates a long-lost whiskey

Short Story | Updated Mar 20, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Faux,Journalism,Whiskey,Drinking,Sobriety,West,Virginia,Iowa

Backwater Blues

By Adam Van Buren  (booksie.com)

This humorous essay documents a family trip to backwater Virginia. I pepper my account with sarcasm, humor, and irreverence galore.

Miscellaneous | Updated Jan 26, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Virginia,Travel,Humor,Sarcasm

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THE OVERCOAT OF WOOLF

By John Le Pentagone  (booksie.com)

The title "The Overcoat of Woolf" bears on the British writer Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) who committed suicide by drowning as she had previously stuffed stones into the pockets of her overcoat to weigh in the River Ouse. This novel, "The Overcoat of Woolf", is a story about two sisters, one of...

Novel | Updated Nov 8, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Suicide,Woman,Divorce,Virginia,Maciva,Tinhinan,Algeria,Tizi,Ouzou,Batna,Oran,Algiers,Belajut

30stmlove

Siobhan's Story

By 30stmlove  (booksie.com)

This story is a prequel to another story that I am working on called "In His Head." Siobhan was so left out background wise, so I decided to write something in her honor.

Novel | Updated May 28, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Vampires,Siobhan,In,His,Head,Werewolves,Alex,Wolf,College,Virginia

I See Violence

By Anthony J Piccione  (booksie.com)

A poem in response to the many mass shootings and acts of terror America has seen in recent years.

Poetry | Updated Apr 16, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Violence,Poetry,Poem,Columbine,Virginia,Tech,Newtown,Aurora,Boston,Marathon,Oklahoma,City,9/11,Shooting,Terrorism,Sadness,Tragedy,National

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2012 Election: Mandate For Softball

By Larry Donnell Fowler  (booksie.com)

Everyone agrees that there is need for bipartisanship in Washington DC, but just how do we get there? Speaker Boehner, at least in theory, was close to a deal with President Obama in the first term, yet he couldn’t sell it to his caucus. So what has changed? There are two things really.

Essay | Updated Nov 9, 2012 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: President,Obama,Election,2012,Mitt,Romney,John,Boehner,Eric,Cantor,Virginia,Hardball,Softball,Baseball,Golf,Bipartisan,Us,Senate-house,Representative,United

Virginia Clemms (no Title Yet)

By Alicechilcott  (booksie.com)

Ginny Clemms, the young cousin of the upcoming poet Edgar Allan Poe, lives a quiet, dull life in the village of Hatting, Virginia, with only her silly mother and a copy of The New Testament for company. But when Edgar arrives unexpectedly one summer, Ginny begins to uncover a murky secret which...

Novel | Updated Aug 1, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Edgar,Allan,Poe,History,Writing,Poet,Virginia,America,Boston,Love,Abuse,Nightmare,Mother,Class,Girl,Young,Clemms,Literature,Romance,Horror

Frost Bite: A Chase Frost Adventure

By Remix98  (booksie.com)

My first Chase Frost Adventure summary: Chase Frost was a normal kid, with a normal life. Then things changed. now he was sitting beneath the tarp waiting quietly for his chance to flee- but that moment never came.

Novel | Updated May 23, 2012 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 12
Tags: Spy,Spies,Teenage,Heroes,Teen,Chase,Frost,Book,1 ,Bite,Action,Adventure,Remix98,Original,Hero,Cia,Spring,Creek,Langely

"The Unknown"

By Wingo  (booksie.com)

"I saw how shocked Sadie was when she saw all the blood, but she gave me a look when she didn’t see our mother lying on the ground where I told her. My heart was pounding in my chest. What the fuck is going on here? Is this some kind of joke? It can’t be the phones, and the news. I...

Novel | Updated Nov 30, 2011 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Zombies,Dead,Alone,Abandoned,Chaos,New,Love,Romance,Death,Insane,Asylum,Guns,Survival,Betrayal,Horror,Family,Sister,Brother,Fight

New Homes At Smithfield VA In Cypress Creek Community

By Cypresscreekhomes  (booksie.com)

Everyone wants to own his dream home. Cypress Creek is one such location where most would love to own a house and live there forever. The location and natural beauty of Cypress Creek makes it a unique place to live in. This country club community provides a kind of resort type living which makes...

Article | Updated Feb 1, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: New,Homes,Smithfield,Va,Virginia

Wolves At The Door: The Trials Of Fatty Arbuckle

By Elmer88  (booksie.com)

The narrative account of the trials of Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle in 1921 from the perspective of the attorneys, the lawyers and the media.

Book | Updated Dec 28, 2010 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Fatty,Arbuckle,Virginia,Rappe,Hollywood,Silent,Movies,St.,Francis,Hotel,San,Francisco,William,Randolph,Hearst

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THE PLANCHETTE (Touches Of Evil, Part II)

By Peter Amaral  (booksie.com)

Immediately following the shocking events of "The Incantation", Henry Unger is drawn to the Brisby House, a haunted mansion where foolish teenagers are trying to contact other worlds.

Short Story | Updated Oct 18, 2010 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Planchette,Ouija,Board,Haunted,House,Unclean,Spirits,Medium,Rural,Virginia

THE INCANTATION (Touches Of Evil, Part I)

By Peter Amaral  (booksie.com)

The first of a trilogy of short stories revolving around hero Henry Unger as he goes up against a monumental creature and his minion.

Short Story | Updated Oct 7, 2010 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horror,Occult,Serial,Killer,Rural,Virginia,Police,Procedural,Independent,Investigator,"touches,Of,Evil"

riverruns

Spring Rain (1)

By Riverruns  (booksie.com)

later

Novel | Updated May 14, 2010 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Romance,Love,History,New,River,Dun,Glen,Mountians,Rapids,West,Virginia,Coal,Poker,Saloon,Bar,Guns,Thurmond,Church,Flood

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HAIKU#11

By Dadio  (booksie.com)

Virgina Woolf drowns herself fearing an oncoming madness returning.

Poetry | Updated Jan 29, 2010 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Haiku,Virginia,Woolf,Madness,Drowns,River

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