England stories, books, poems, and more

346 results    

Each nation has the right to choose a constitution of their own Read More

Book / Romance

June 27, 2022

Molly's been watching the guy who works in the sweet shop for over a year. Not stalking, like her best friend Courtney says, but watching. And that means she practically knows him, right? So she's not surprised that he agrees to let her work there, to gain experience for her… Read More

Reads: 159

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A rich man's much younger wife has left him. His servant offers a magical solution to bring her back, but the wife has powers of her own. Read More
Two librarians share one goal: To destroy those around them. Can they do it...? Read More

Reads: 12220

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Rebecca Weatherhead, PhD, has arrived in the Atacama Desert on a mission to observe a total eclipse of the sun. Her personal mission, during this journey to such a remote place, is to review the choices that seem to be making her life less than it should be. Even though… Read More
Diane Collins lived her life in the city, away from everything she knew growing up. Through the falls and trails, time hasn't been kind to her personally. With a daily life of working hard, little to no sleep, the occasional straight black coffee and not much family to get by,… Read More
the damp guillotine. somewhere in england. lived hannah smith the mother of a lawyer which she owned some money. Read More
Charlie Toombes wants to prove that she's more than a rich girl and solve some crimes of her own. A short story version of my flash fiction work "When Normal Becomes Odd." Please be warned, this is graphic and goes over various details of true Jack the Ripper cases. Read More
Surely everyone has heard of the Christmas Goose! That magical fowl whose first act of gratitude to a little girl was to bring her parents to safety. Known for the conspicuous open wound on its long neck, the goose has been sighted many a Christmas Eve. There are many wonderous… Read More

Reads: 197

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

i have this up on my other account -aspen-, tell me if y’all like it :) Read More
A review of Cambridge scholar Robert MacFarlane's eclectic mix of travelogue, history and personal examination based around an account of his walks in the wild places of the UK and other countries. Read More
A short article about the turbulent life of Thomas Harrison, a leading figure on the Parliamentary side in the English Civil War. Read More
A review of John Lewis-Stemple's book about the life and times of an English field. Read More
Motley Hall is a haunted house in London, England. It is haunted by five ghosts, and they don't like intruders. Inspired by "The Ghosts of Motley Hall", 1977, by Richard Carpenter, and the TV series from the UK, now on DVD. Read More
A review of three novels by Jocelyn Brooke collected in one volume and published by Penguin Classics Read More

Book / Thrillers

June 01, 2020

Reads: 688

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

When eighteen year old babysitter Amanda Sanders takes care the Cordell family children, she is frightened of Brian Masterson, a paranoid killer, who escapes from the asylum to attack her. The novel of Peter Collinson's 1971 British thriller that starred Susan George, Dennis Waterman, and George Cole. Read More
"Sometimes we must know how to hate in order to know how to love." When a human skull is found beneath two yew trees in the Barrow Fells natural park, local police sergeant and his wife are lead down a path they will never return from. As the mystery unravels… Read More
In South Yorkshire, England, there is a haunted bridge in Stocksbridge. When Detective Harry Taylor, and his partner Detective Jenny Parker, investigate reports of a monk on the bridge, they fear for their sanity after they encounter it. The sequel to Stocksbridge. Read More
A horror novel inspired by the famous 1936 black and white photograph of the Brown Lady ghost of Raynham Hall, in Norfolk, England. Read More
A horror novel, based on a real haunted bridge in England, that is the cause of many accidents in the United Kingdom. Read More
A man arrives in an old house, where the former lady of the house hides a dark secret. Read More
A non-fiction account of the hauntings at Borley Rectory in Essex, England between 1863 to 1939 when it was destroyed by fire, as ghost investigator Harry Price investigated the place in 1929 and into the 1930's. Read More
This is the story of Queen Elizabeth I. There is a legend in a small town in England called Bisley that the Queen was not the real Elizabeth. It was an imposter from the village. Read this story about this legend and then you can decide for yourself if it… Read More

Book / Romance

December 09, 2019

Reads: 1145

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

"Delightful - very endearing!" The village of Hawksbury Hollow is nestled in the shadow of the English South Downs. It's late December and unbeknown to the residents, the coldest and most dangerous spell of weather since records began, is about to hit. Just before the snowfall starts in earnest, Fen… Read More

Reads: 869

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

1833 London, England. Mycroft, a young man in the 19th Century, recounts his story that is full of love, romance, and adventures. Read More
Wrote this for AP Euro based off a prompt. Coketown is a reference to Charles Dickens' novel Hard Times This is the prompt my teacher gave me: You are a renowned political figure back in France, playing a prominent role in the Revolution of 1830 and the establishment of the… Read More

Reads: 621

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Never forget Elisabeth Wilkinson. Read More
A free-form poem for those lost souls who don't have a place to call home, but want one. Read More
Martha Sole is a teenage girl who sees things. When a series of murders in an asylum in London, England, occur, she and her sister Elizabeth Sole, struggle to survive the insanity in the early nineteen seventies. Read More
The Booksie 2022 Short Story Competition image

Welcome New Writers