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In late December of 1854, a swarm of kidnappings sweep the streets of England. It takes the children of some the most powerful families in Europe. Let the game of cat and mouse begin! (I've always been bad at blurbs.) Read More
Roman sentries await the return of the vanguard. Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

October 07, 2017

Reads: 30

Shelves: 1

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Just my personal little historical fiction that takes place in 19th century London, more specifically: The Regency Era. I love Jane Austen´s books and English history, so I am quite passionate about this even though I am not too experienced. Still I would love to hear people´s opinions and… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

September 19, 2017

Reads: 34

Shelves: 1

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In the wake of the Machiavellian Prince, there is but one King and country struggling to stay alive amidst the renaissance. Frozen in medieval dynamics and keenly aware, the King of Ireland must reign control over his own people before he may turn his eyes and sword to the… Read More
This is a story, seen through the eyes of an out of work young man called Harry, of a way of life brought to the Wiltshire Downs by a people from far away, from ‘the other place’. Read More
A young, wealthy women is set to marry a man of noble stature by her father. He has waited long enough. She is eighteen and far to beautiful and a believer in true love. Until, she sees a man. He's tall and bruiting, cloaked in black, but also very handsome.… Read More

Book / Horror

June 24, 2017

Reads: 19

Shelves: 1

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In Hamalock a small Dorset town in England, has a old theater that was shut down due to possible murders, now in 2018 the theater is being reopened for the first time since it's creation in 1940. But as the show is preforming a actor dies on stage and Police… Read More
A concert in England turns deadly when a terrorist strikes. At last count, 22 killed, 59 injured, many of them critically. And most of the victims were children or teenagers. Read More
This a short script suitable for a play. It s about a young woman, Molly, who is struggling with the loss of her boyfriend, Shane, breaking up with her. In the midst of this drama, an evil sorceror starts taking over her villiage. Molly's sidekick, Jeremiah, helps Molly defend their… Read More

Poem / Other

April 23, 2017

Reads: 54

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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"There is a forgotten, nay almost forbidden word, which means more to me than any other. That word is England." Sir Winston Churchill. The saint gets forgotten as well, I want to remember him. Read More
The Gillie Shoes Trilogy is a contemporary literature trilogy (three books) consisting of the books: Gillie Shoes (book one), Just A House (book two) and After Time Ended (book three). It is, at it's most basic, a romantic trilogy. If you dig a little deeper, it's about how life is… Read More

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Shelves: 1

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Stanford sisters part 1 When Sir Reginald Stanford died, leaving nothing but debts, his eldest daughter, Verity, felt responsible for her younger brother and sister's future. The deeds of the estate were missing and no one, including their trustees, seemed willing to help. The only way to restore the family's… Read More

Reads: 70

Shelves: 1

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Not my best writing, but I wanted to write something quick and see what this website is like..so here it goes. This story is about Naznin, a young woman who has been in love with her childhood best friend Hakim for four years. She has never had the courage to… Read More
Enter the world of Tanglewood. A creepy yet whimsical tale of a young boy and his close encounter with an unlikely resident. The first of many short stories to come based in old England. Read More

Reads: 468

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Chimney's in the Victorian era didn't clean themselves, people would crawl in them and remove the soot. It was one of the most dangerous jobs and who performed it? Little angels... Read More

Reads: 166

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The story told here is true and set in rural England in the 1980's. Read More
The Great British Spy Association was under attacked by a group of soilders and had their list which contained the information of spies stolen. In order to avoid the exposures of the spies' indentities, the association had to recruit new members to take back the list and find out the… Read More
The Land of Green Ginger is a street in the Old Town of Kingston-Upon-Hull in England, UK. The Old town is famous for it's sightings of ghosts.... Read More
A young footballer building up to the greatest match he's ever played. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 22, 2016

Reads: 106

Shelves: 1

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Two boys fight a battle for their lives in a parish workhouse! Not a real battle, but the battle to live, the battle to keep their friendship alive, the fight to prove the headmasters, bettles, and the mean army generals that their lives are worth just as much as the… Read More

Tags: london, england

Reads: 910

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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This is one of my earlier works, I stopped writing in it because of a lack of imagination and interest. But since it's been on the site it has aroused enough attention to get me to write in it again, and I am glad I did! Enjoy Warriors of Winter!… Read More

Reads: 611

Shelves: 1

The Romance House

Isabel is the only child of Albert, a successful industrialist. Albert has long tried to find a suitablehusband to satisfy his daughter as well as fit the family name. But Isabel falls for Edward, the handsome but working-class coach driver. Albert is mortified and forces Isabel to end the relationship,… Read More
A writer comes across an old mysterious bed and breakfast on the English moor. What secrets is the ancient dwelling concealing? Read More
A week after Ai left St Paul Academy, she settles down in a small apartment in the middle of a city. In order for her to go back to America, she works at her neighbour's restaurant to earn money to book the earliest flight back to America. Read More
On a cold morning in Medieval England, a crowd gathers as a convicted witch is led to the gallows. Read More

Reads: 1056

Comments: 1

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Annabelle finds work as a maid for the Duke and Duchess of Middlebrook. She keeps her head down and goes about her business. But the Duke is an intelligent man and notices Annabelle’s potential. However, his relationship with Annabelle causes tension with the Duchess. Are the Duke’s feeling pure, or… Read More

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Born into nobility in Medieval England, Baron William de Mort grew up wanting nor needing anything. Nothing that is, but true love. However, as was custom in the Norman ruling classes, marriage was not dictated by love but was used to gain power, land and wealth. But William was a… Read More

Book / Young Adult

January 07, 2016

Reads: 965

Comments: 39

Shelves: 6

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"Underground" is a story about six friends in their early twenties coming into adulthood harshly. They will have to stand together as a team to face the difficulties but also stand up bravely against their own demons. Friendship, responsibility and love are three of the basic themes of the novel.… Read More
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