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Book / Romance

November 21, 2017

Reads: 38

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Anne Maria Whithawk and Charlotte Daisy Whithawk are two dear sisters born to Peter Whithawk and Rosie Whithawk. Read More
A quick preview of me attempting to write. Young Stevie Hayden, the narrator of this story, is a young girl still trying to find herself and places her self-worth in things that are not constant. Follow in her journey of self-discovery. Read More

Book / Romance

November 12, 2017

Reads: 10

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Sea is a casting beauty to the entire earth. Sea is a charming light to the earths globe. Sea is a couch to the earths life. Sea is a life to the earths mechanism. Water, water, water most craved element. It rejuvenates the pattern of life and beauty of… Read More

Book / Romance

November 12, 2017

Reads: 30

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Life is short, lead the way it is. These words were penned down by Michael Spinner in his personal diary. Michael Spinner a man of dreams, a man of ambition, he was in clutches, of his true passion, no matter what it costs or how difficult life is, he… Read More

Reads: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Diamonds are known for their expensive cornerstone. When compared to the other element in the nature, it’s a mere stone. Stone may not be valued when it is not polished or shined. Diamond never loses its charm when it is adorned or excavated from the deep down earthy resources.… Read More

Reads: 35

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When I read the post on Facebook that striker, Gary Trevor has signed for Mars United FC for a record £300 million, my first reaction is, oh yeah, sure. I run it straight through the bullshit detector on my browser, expecting it to confirm it as a fake news… Read More

Book / Romance

August 21, 2017

Reads: 1359

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A one of a kind love story about a girl finding an adventure and a boy full of adventures. Yet, the adventure that they found was a journey to falling in love. Read More
Today’s contemporary word has let us express ourselves and communicate in several ways using various SoMe applications. In this up-to-the-minute period, being in the same room we don’t have a minute to simply use the natural form of communication………. Why? Read More

Reads: 3008

Comments: 14

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A self-alienated teacher in the rural north and a science journalist caught up in the drug business struggle to reconnect after years of silence. The former friends and would-be lovers embark on a journey that could result in a new beginning, if they are able to conquer their inner demons… Read More
A small town girl expects great things from the infidels. Read More
The underachiever meets the imperfect girl, discovers that he's an African prince and faces the forces of Darkness for the win.... Read More
About a dog, its influence on a household, and the darkness of a troubled marriage Read More

Book / Fantasy

October 16, 2016

Reads: 686

Comments: 2

Shelves: 4

The All Star Story Writers House

Think you’ve outgrown fairy-tales? Well think again! The Contest brings the fairy-tale Kingdom of Cyberia right up to date, with on-line match making, speed dating, cyber spells and, of course, love rivals. Meet the hard up King and Queen of Cyberia and their feisty, rebellious daughter, HRH Princess Eemay, who… Read More

Reads: 119

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A first hand account of the cultural changes of the mid sixties as they happen. Read More
“It’s not that I don’t love you, and my tears are yet to dry. But you can’t go back and forth forever and we’ve already said goodbye.” Through these words, a young poet unearths his musical soul while severing ties with the woman he loves after her stunning betrayal. Unknowingly,… Read More

Reads: 197

Comments: 8

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Who is the spectral old man that keeps appearing out of the blue? Read More
Cassie has always been on a certain path. The path to becoming a star, which she was put on by her pageant-loving mother, and she’s been following since she was four. She’s used to the glitz, glamor, and the constant search for perfection. Always before, she’s willingly gone along with… Read More

Reads: 123

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

Walter Funk was a legend.Yet if you ask most people today they won't have heard of him. Read More

Reads: 189

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

What is the story of the black Mitsubishi parked up the road round the clock, Les Rubio wonders. His paranoia kicks in. Read More

Reads: 236

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Barney Cisco is an unadventurous Bristol City supporter. Circumstances conspire to make him want to change his life. Stacey Jayne is bored with her life and wants to be a painter. What will happen when their paths cross? Read More
Occasionally, time stands still. Read More

Book / Romance

June 13, 2016

Reads: 222

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Contemporary collection of stories with wide flavour, non stereotyped, fresh literary taste and contents. Read More

Reads: 212

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The protagonist, out walking her dog in the hills sees a sniper in the distance. What is going on? Read More

Reads: 196

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

They keep telling us about global warming and that we've been having the hottest months on record but its been raining here for weeks. Why? Read More

Reads: 224

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The Steve Miller Band tune, Abracadabra sets of an unexpected turn of events. Who is the girl in the DIY store looking at the paints? And why is she so promiscuous? Read More

Reads: 322

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Who is the mysterious man in the Homburg hat and why does he have powers over me? Read More

Reads: 286

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

What is happening beneath the ground on the secret tube line below Sussex? Read More
Ron is out of prison and anxious to get his life in order. He is offered a job with fellow inmate DeAngelo in his trading business. Meanwhile Sergeant Crooner has a nasty surprise. It is not necessary to have read the earlier Wet Blanket Ron stories but after reading this… Read More
Lenticular clouds hang over Mount Dante and there is no power to the town. What is happening? Read More
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