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In a world filled with sound, silence is often times a blessing Read More

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"What an emotionally engaging, touching story! I absolutely love it how you choose to focus on such an "insignificant" episode and expand it into..." Read More

Chapter 10

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April 19, 2020

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Former university lecturer David Kroft has seen better days. Mr. Kroft, an American ex-pat living in London for the last two decades, finds himself stranded at Gatwick Int’l Airport with his estranged wife Clara. While patronizing the concourse pub he meets a young woman from the Czech Republic named Jana… Read More

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Cursed with dark energy, Mistai, a twelve-year-old boy from a magic land, starts his adventure to bring his father back from Dark King’s dungeon. To bring his family back together, he has to travel to the nine magic realms and bring the original stones together. His path is laden with… Read More

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Story inspired with story "It will never be better" Not positive at all, but oh well, that's how I write :| Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

April 05, 2020

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Duncan King swore that he would never return to his hometown in Australia. Yet somehow nine years later he ends up back in Sydney, only to make some painful discoveries about his mother that leave him with more questions than answers. His detective friend and mentor, Sukarno, who hails from… Read More

Chapter 7

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March 27, 2020

Reads: 638

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Sam finds himself sitting on a gravestone with no memory of his past. He is drawn into a world that he doesn't understand and, with others, must fight for his survival. This book is available on Amazon in both Kindle and paperback. The novel is available on Amazon in both… Read More

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YOUTH, OLD AGE, LIFE-LESSONS, ADVICE, ETERNAL, EMPOWERING, Some Cal students have noticed an older guy running in the area over the past six months. Some strange attraction makes them decide to follow him. Later, they decide that they want to meet him. They all agree they have a very odd… Read More

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Ingrid has a dark past. One day she found Aline and became her adoptive sister. Aline had a past herself, but Ingrid didn't knew. Aline thought Ingrid wouldn't handle it well. They are two broken souls, two close friends and what if they have other feelings for each other? Short… Read More

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A collection of short fiction based on true stories, featuring slight embellishments. Each tale follows an unnamed narrator as they guide us through a dreamlike memory of nautical places, practices and people forgotten to time. Cover image: unsplash.com Read More

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During the sixteenth century, the fictional country of Baelland is being terrorized by a mysterious band of soldiers known as The Reapers. No one knows what they look like, where they come from, or the purpose of their attacks. In an effort to battle this menace, the Baellish royal family,… Read More

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WORLD FAMOUS, CONFLICT, DRAMA, SUSPENSE, TENSION, A young inexperienced TV Studio Director is saddled with babysitting the number one pianist in the world. Garth Grant's reputation as a pianist is second to his reputation of being extremely difficult to work with. Zach Kell seeks help and advice to get him… Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

July 19, 2020

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Hello, my name Is snow. I'm just your average 18-year-old adult. Except for one problem. When I was being developed I got a birth defect that... Well... The best way to put it is that I have a dick that's the length of my arm. I got bullied a lot… Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

February 26, 2020

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FAMILY, SURPRISE, EMOTIONAL, YOUTH, WISDOM COURAGE Family history appears to be repeating itself---for the worse---until the eldest dispenses wisdom to the youngest. Read More

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COURAGE, DEATH, LIFE, ETERNAL Two astonishing individuals who manage bad luck with true valor. Read More

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February 25, 2020

Reads: 332

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LIFE, DEATH, HELPING, MENTORING, RESPONSIBILITY, SAVING LIVES Judith Robinson, a recent grad from UC Berkeley, is off to her first assignment as a Mentor. She is young and black, her Mentee is old and white. But he has requested her. He has Alzheimers Early Stage. Judith must confront all these… Read More

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A satire on modern New York in the 1980's. Thomas Blake, a party goer, arrives in the city that never sleeps, and gets involved in a series of problems that drags him down into the abyss. The new novel by Robert Helliger, author of Bid Day. Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

February 24, 2020

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Chapter 1 from Romantic Guerrilla - A Novel available on Amazon (ASIN: B0812CSQZ9) Read More

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ADVENTURE, DRAMA, SURPRISE, REDEMPTION A young man, legally separated from his family, hopes a trek in the Himalayas will provide him with a new soul and redemption, to reunite him with his wife and children. Read More

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February 23, 2020

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Taylor Roosevelt Taffet had always searched for something worthwhile of his expertise. It takes little to inspire him but it takes an army to motivate him. He felt this way until given the opportunity, by Franz Olivierra, to take on group therapy. Written By Trevor Tarrants Inspired By Trevor Tarrants… Read More

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DISFAVORED, DEATH, CHARACTER, FATE, LIFE "Character is fate." Sometimes this wise saying becomes twisted upon itself, mistaking the deserving from those who should receive a dark surprise. "Only the good die young." This is far too often the case. In this story, these two sayings become hopelessly entangled, leaving more… Read More

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JUSTICE, CHALLENGE, SUSPENSE, HUMOR, LIFE, HEROIC A rare quality is drawn upon at the last moment by an heroic attorney to meet the challenge of ‘walking’ two delightful defendants. Read More
UNIQUE CHARACTER, DEATH, RAW, PRISON, LIFE, HUMOR, SORROW A young Public Defender works to help a unique inmate, caught in the inescapable grasp of a vicious incompetent Parole Officer and a broken justice system. Read More
SUSPENSE, DESPAIR, HUMOR, LIFE-CHANGING, EMOTIONAL, TRIUMPH, UPLIFTING, LIFE-CHALLENGE A young, beautiful, and intelligent woman was born with a withered arm. Circumstances force her to make a choice: keep it or lose it. Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

February 18, 2020

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Shelby Greer has returned home after a terrible decade of anguish. Locked away with a cult leader and tormentor, she returns to her old life in pieces, trying to put them back together again. But when the trial to sentence him away forever commences, she struggles with speaking her truth… Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

February 16, 2020

Reads: 691

Comments: 7

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Ashton is a spacey sculptor who hasn't been able to connect to the world around him ever since he moved during the summer before his senior year. As his life begins changing in radical ways, revolving around the axis of his new group of friends, he slowly becomes more aware… Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

February 04, 2020

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The joy was tangible in the hut of the Sister and the Boy. Worriless as a child should be, the Boy wasn't really involved in the very process of weaving, sewing, molding and shaping the joy. But he saw it vividly: how the Sister was manually and wholeheartedly working on… Read More

Chapter 1

Book / Literary Fiction

February 02, 2020

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16-year-old Avery Boyce leaves boarding school and returns home after her mother's death. Read More

Chapter 43

Book / Literary Fiction

January 05, 2020

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After the death of his wife during childbirth, Mr Vlamorae slowly deteriorates into an insufferable man. Blaming his new daughter on his wife's death, he alienates her and avoids her as much as possible. Consumed by greed and struggling to find a living after being fired, he sells his poor… Read More

Chapter 1

Book / Literary Fiction

December 29, 2019

Reads: 330

Comments: 4

Please note: This book is not suitable for younger readers and will contain some material which may be distressing. This book has been inspired by the following video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMLsF8ajI6U Cover image: Houssam Korichi on Unsplash. Read More

Chapter 24

Book / Literary Fiction

December 27, 2019

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Alam Zawar grew up in a picturesque valley with forests and rivers set to the backdrop of snowcapped peaks. It was the kind of place that didn't change with time, where old traditions held dominant and were content to be left behind by the rest of the world. What happens… Read More

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Writing is a great past time. And even a better job if you manage to get paid. But what if a book you wrote becomes a bestseller. BUT your name is not on the cover page. You were paid to write it and you did, never knowing you created a… Read More

Chapter 2

Book / Literary Fiction

November 27, 2019

Reads: 445

I stare, he stares back, moves when I move. But he is not me. He is only a perversion of myself, because I am me, as far as I am concerned. However, he leaves when I leave, also if I gaze long enough I become petrified, and so does he.… Read More

Chapter 5

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December 25, 2019

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“Abandon your old self. You who was weak and vulnerable, abandon her. Forget those who wronged you and quench your thirst for change. Become someone you can be proud of.” She who is ashamed wishes to change despite the demons trying to pull her back into the darkness. A snake… Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

November 08, 2019

Reads: 375

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This is my finished, 'A' grade Red Ruby Chase school assignment... Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

November 03, 2019

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Book / Literary Fiction

November 02, 2019

Reads: 222

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Making a journey to a university or college can be difficult for many people this is that story. Read More

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While falling from a high floor during the Greengrass Tower inferno, Jadd Ishmael dreams a mythology for his granddaughter Ilaha. She experiences a miracle that allows her to survive her fall from the tower. A brilliant pop musician adopts her into a loving home. She receives instruction from an enigmatic… Read More

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An old man, holed up and waiting to die, but that's not going to work for the little boy next door or his cat... Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

August 23, 2019

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The Warehouse is a literary thriller set isimultaneously in the current time and during the Siege of Leningrad. Read More

Chapter 1

Book / Literary Fiction

August 21, 2019

Reads: 338

Shelves: 1