Contemporary stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> 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&#8230; Read More

Book / Romance

August 21, 2017

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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

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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&#8230; 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

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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&#8230; Read More

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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,&#8230; Read More

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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&#8230; Read More

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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

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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

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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

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The Booksie Classic House

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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&#8230; 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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The Contently Deranged Travelers House

Hermione's computer is not working. My computer is not working. Is there a problem somewhere? Read More
A short story about a young woman's attempt to find a safe and better life for herself and her unborn child and the triumph of kindness over prejudice. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Bianca is alone in Cafe Noir, except for a mysterious man in black.Her phone is dead. Is something terrible about to happen? Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I catch the 16:06 from Paddington. I don't want to spend too much time travelling. But then ......... Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

There has been a catastrophic accident in the air. Is this the cause of all the strange things that are occurring worldwide? Who might be to blame? Read More

Short Story / Humor

October 02, 2015

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The Booksie Classic House

Tale of a young monkey who by imitating human action gets a bonus in return. Read More
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