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"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

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The Poetry House

My view on the rise of nationalism in the West, and the similarities between Britain & the US in all of this. Read More
"It was the twenty-second of October 1968 and Mr Peter Waters was tired". Mr Peter Waters (52) of Bath, Somerset, England who after teaching History at St Thomas Secondary School for boys for the last eighteen years, has recently discovered that life is not all it's cracked up to be. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 04, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

I'm taking a trip to the library today. Read More
This is a small summary-style short story written for English class where the student must use a selection of key words and ideas from Beowulf (while knowing almost nothing about the original story) and using them to create their own short story. Beowulf was the first ever written English… Read More
Fifteen-year old Aaron Hawke has reached adulthood standing astride two medieval worlds: that of mortal man, and that which mortal man condemns, fearing both who he is and what he is becoming. Cursed from his birth to mysterious parents and forced to conceal a sorcerer’s nascent power, Hawke does… Read More
An independent woman in a matriarchal world. A town lost in a parallel universe. My name is Clara Clarke and I’m a paranormal investigator in Londinium. Mother abandoned me as a child and the only memory I got from her is her books. They kept… Read More
Its 1966 and two thirteen year-old boys are running away from home. They'll travel south to London, then north to Scotland where they will steal a boat and cross the North Sea to Norway. That's the plan, anyway. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

May it never end. Read More
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… Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 13, 2018

The reality as Eric knows it is about to transform into something far beyond he could ever imagine. Virtual technology holds a far greater secret than the complex circuitry and code that we know. Under the cover lies an unknown entity. Lost from it's origins that even it has… Read More
What do we know about the besieged good queen in the history of mankind - the nine-day Queen of England Lady Jane Gray. You will read the answer here. Read More

Tags: england, nine, gray, queen, jane

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The Booksie Classic House

When the lure of illicit London life becomes too much for young David, all he desires is for someone to take him home. Read More
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
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

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
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

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The Booksie Classic House

"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
Honour Series: 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… Read More
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

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The Booksie Classic House

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
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
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