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Short Story / Horror

December 31, 1969

Reads: 116

Comments: 2

Likes: 3

Shelves: 1

A Saturday girl, soaking up excess demand. Aimée: paid for love. Paying to survive. A homage to the character 'Molly Millions' from William Gibson's 'Neuromancer'. -- (2,500 words, 4 chapters). Read More

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"One of your very best, a compelling read - horror - violence- sex, I thrill-thrill-thrilled! I love it when you walk on the wild side, Adam, the..." Read More

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Short Story / Literary Fiction

December 31, 1969

Reads: 401

Comments: 2

Likes: 4

During a cross-country roadtrip with her best friend, Annie is forced to confront memories she'd long buried all while dealing with a dark passenger. Read More

Featured Review by Markie Bee

"A sensitive issue very well executed. A piece of writing to be proud of " Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

June 15, 2019

Reads: 372

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The popular figure of King Arthur and his knights in shining armor, performing acts of chivalry, is far from the truth. Arthur was the sixth-century general (real name: Aurelius Ambrosius) whose troops were mainly cavalry, disciplined like Roman soldiers. He harassed the Saxons, and his successes halted their advance for… Read More

Featured Review by Penny Woolcott

"The author is very detailed in his descriptions. Following the group, as they explore the cave, one can almost believe one is there with them." Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

June 14, 2019

Reads: 40

Book / Historical Fiction

June 14, 2019

Reads: 79

First chapter of a historical novel that centers around President Warren Harding's affair with Nan Britton, and her struggle to support their love child. The p.o.v. character in this chapter is a black woman passing as white, a theme heavily influenced by the Harlem Renaissance literature I've been consuming. Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

June 14, 2019

Reads: 42

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

June 14, 2019

Reads: 49

Book / Historical Fiction

June 14, 2019

Reads: 98

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

'Avast ye there, you scurvy dogs! this be a briny tale indeed, of pirating and adventure on the high seas. So break out the rum and come sail with me, on a sea of high adventure. There be plunder to be had and plenty of cutthroat action. So start reading… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

June 14, 2019

Reads: 36

Book / Historical Fiction

June 13, 2019

Reads: 51

Book / Historical Fiction

June 12, 2019

Reads: 336

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

What if history tells of the indigenous people of North American successfully preventing the advance of European settlers? They would not have been confined to Reservations or treated as second class citizens. This is a story of the Battle of Little Bighorn and the alternative events that follow. Read More

Featured Review by Jolan T. Hildebrandt

"I really liked this it was simple and easy to read, most of all it felt organic. And it just flowed nicely" Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

June 11, 2019

Reads: 75

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

June 11, 2019

Reads: 52

Book / Historical Fiction

June 10, 2019

Reads: 55

Book / Historical Fiction

June 10, 2019

Reads: 50

Book / Historical Fiction

June 09, 2019

Reads: 42

Book / Historical Fiction

June 09, 2019

Reads: 38

Chapter 10

Book / Historical Fiction

June 06, 2019

Reads: 477

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

A youth, wandering the mountains of Snowdonia, only speaks Welsh. Where does he come from, and who is Lord Idwal? Read More

Featured Review by Srchaud

"There is an old english style to way you write. Either that or I am terrible with words. I felt like I was reading a tale found in medievil euro..." Read More

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Book / Historical Fiction

June 05, 2019

Reads: 809

Comments: 4

Shelves: 4

Wilhelm's life is crumbling around him. Born and raised in a prominent Nazi family, he swore to fight and die for the Fatherland. But Wilhelm has no idea what will happen now that the Allies have succeeded in capturing Berlin and ending WW2. While they might have ended the war,… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

June 04, 2019

Reads: 37

Book / Historical Fiction

June 03, 2019

Reads: 81

Reader's Favorite Review: “...a captivating mixture of adventure, murder, lust, and romance.” “...a fascinating story, set against a background that is realistic...” “...historically accurate events are cleverly intermingled with fiction.” “...merits its five stars.” 1872. When virginal Jenny Crispin is dumped at the altar by a chauvinistic cad, she does… Read More

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

June 02, 2019

Reads: 81

Book / Historical Fiction

June 02, 2019

Reads: 57

Book / Historical Fiction

June 01, 2019

Reads: 32

Book / Historical Fiction

May 30, 2019

Reads: 16

Book / Historical Fiction

May 30, 2019

Reads: 53

Book / Historical Fiction

May 29, 2019

Reads: 118

Tressy regretted the words as soon as they left her mouth--but nothing could take them back. Follow a couple's journey from betrayal to forced civility to atonement and forgiveness. Set before and during the Great Depression, The Blessing Tree is a tale of what makes us fragile, what makes us… Read More

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

May 27, 2019

Reads: 92

Book / Historical Fiction

May 27, 2019

Reads: 88

When a hurricane threatens the only home she has ever known, a girl and her grandmother must work together to save what they can. They are alone on the island for weeks waiting on the girl’s father and his men to return. The aftermath of the storm forces the girl… Read More

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

May 26, 2019

Reads: 10

Book / Historical Fiction

May 26, 2019

Reads: 46

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

May 25, 2019

Reads: 68

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

May 23, 2019

Reads: 181

FAKE is a novel about a guy named Alex Kahill who inadvertently gets involved in a quagmire of international intrigue and deception leading to the Trump administration and its connection to Russia. Totally apolitical at the onset, Alex learns very quickly about the sinister connection between Russia and Trump, while… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

May 22, 2019

Reads: 66

Sarah has just embarked on a new career. Roy is a Vietnam War veteran who needs someone to talk to. Roy has come to Sarah looking for an understanding heart and a shoulder to lean on. Sarah welcomes him into her life, not quite sure of what is going to… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

May 20, 2019

Reads: 54

On March 1st, 1945 five Marines were killed in one of the most horrific battles of World War II, and their bodies were never recovered. Finding these young men after almost seventy years seems an impossible task, but that’s what Tom Sanders plans to do. He has a historian with… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

May 18, 2019

Reads: 39

Book / Historical Fiction

May 14, 2019

Reads: 80