Diamonds stories, books, poems, and more

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Marsha's discovery of diamonds under a Cosmati floor tile in an Italian cathedral ignites an explosion of bullets and bodies; fight and flight; love and hate, all set in the venues of Venice, Rome, and Naples. Read More
Marsha attempts to rearrange a Cosmati floor tile in an Italian cathedral and discovers diamonds. She and Grant are then on the run in Italy, running from any number of diamond smugglers who believe that American duo have their stones; which they do, but not for the reasons you might… Read More
After Marsha discovers diamonds under a floor tile in an Italian cathedral, hell on wheels rumbles after her and her lover, Grant, spewing bullets and corpses, Venice and Naples, the Carbinieri and the Camorra, in all the directions they want to go. What a rush. Read More
Marsha Mason finds diamonds under a loose floor tile in an Italian cathedral. That's just the beginning of an endless round of discoveries and escapes. Corpses and diamond smugglers are everywhere. Adventure and action abound. And some romance. And the beat goes on. Read More
Grant Marlowe and his lover, Marsha, discover diamonds under a loose floor tile in an Italian cathedral. From then on, corpses and questions follow them from Padua to Venice to Rome and to Naples. In between are interludes of romance and adventure. Read More
Corpses and Italian vistas clog the days of Grant and Marsha after Marsha discovers diamonds hidden beneath a loose tile in a cathedral near Padua. It's a race to a finish, somewhere between Venice and Naples, packed with adventure, love, and danger. Mostly. Read More
When Marsha pulls out a handful of diamonds from beneath a loose floor tile in an Italian cathedral, live bodies soon become corpses, her flight with her lover, Grant, becomes hopelessly headlong, and her final destination, her destiny, is murky at best, and deadly at worst. Read More
The Cathedral San Giovanni in Frappiana, Italy has a loose floor tile. When Marsha and Grant investigate, they find diamonds. Quickly, they are mugged and interrogated while housed in bogus hospital. Escape and adventure follow, with international jewel gangs after their tails . . . and their diamonds. Read More
Marsha lifts up an irregular floor tile in the Cathedral of San Giovanni in Frappiana Italy and finds diamonds. She and Grant are then slugged, mugged, drugged and put in a sham hospital before they escape to chase and seek revenge for their mistreatment. Oh, and to return about fifty… Read More
Marsha and Grant discover diamonds under a tile of a cathedral floor in Italy. They are knocked out, held captive by an odd couple of medical types, and escape. Unfortunately their escape vehicle contains over a hundred diamonds. Meanwhile, Umberto Gianni is sunning in Naples while he tries to make… Read More
Marsha and Grant find---and return---diamonds under a tile of a Cosmati Workshop floor in the cathedral of Frappiana, Italy. They are knocked out, taken to a strange care center where they decide to break out and follow the diamonds to a stunning conclusion. Read More
This is the Prelude to the epic story of Baron Beau Arbory, the offspring of a royal family whose wealth and power has been amassed over centuries of control over the diamond trade of Baqalah. Here, the character of Beau Arbory is introduced, and provides a basic overview of his… Read More

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a romance poem Read More
"I longed to read everything I possibly could, and the things I read in turn produced new yearnings." ?Patti Smith "The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.” ?Jordan Belfort The meaning of life… Read More
This is a short story about setting out on an adventure to find diamonds and other rare treasures, while fighting to stay alive in the world of Minecraft. Read More

Book / Fantasy

April 18, 2015

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The legacy goes that when the great Card Game arrives, whoever holds the Aces wins the hand. The four realms are ready to go to war, but still they wait: they wait for the Aces to reveal themselves. Read More
“Presiding like a benevolent sphinx over the little village, the glacier can be seen from every street in Chadouni, which is likely why they share a common name. The largest cirque in this section of the Alps, the snow at the top of the Chadouni Amphitheatre takes fifteen years to… Read More
Paul Rio and his gang make to Rome to fence the diamonds. The perfect crime is about to come to a conclusion, but are hero is worried about his past haunting him with failures. Paul tries to keep his mind and genitals in check while the money awaits him and… Read More

Poem / Mystery and Crime

February 26, 2014

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This happened upon me while I was working on another piece. Read More
We purchased the 300-year-old farmhouse and blacksmiths shop at a local auction in the small village of Brigton-on-the-Wolds. Situated on the edge of the village this large detached thatch roofed property Read More

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It's about a boy talking about a girl he loves he describes her as a jewel and how she doesn't have to wear make up and all that other things because she already is a rare and true beauty just like a jewel Read More

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coal is supposed to be able to turn into diamonds...but people can go from diamonds to coal... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 06, 2013

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Sometimes things are not what they seem... A.B. Read More

Poem / Romance

November 27, 2012

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What it feels like to be happy Read More
The day surrenders to the night. Read More
When Ophelia is brought face-to-face with reality, her life is in pieces. Her life has been a lie, she has been brought up to believe one thing, whilst her heart tells her another. What will she choose? Read More

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This is my entry to The Novelists comp. I had to include a ship called Boast Leader. I hope it is not to hard to read it's 'supposed' to be a cockney accent so if your not sure then and a 'h' to the beginning a 't' in in the… Read More
Each one of us has "diamonds"? buried deep within our broken soul,it just takes a special kind of person to bring fourth these hidden treasures. Read More
A girl loses contact with friends, family, and school. She enters a world forbidden from the universe. This universe has absolutely no rules and time travel is greatly used. Pirates are involved, Spirits of Ancient Egypt, and a lot more. . . Read More
The story of a big cats tamer wishing to become the Pharaoh's Wife. Read More

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