Historical stories, books, poems, and more

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This is a story which im currently working on. It's the first time I attempt to write something like this. Something of a poem written in Iambic pentameter ( or so I try) that maintains its rhyme and a rhythm which is pleasing to the ear. If I wrote… Read More

Book Review / Romance

September 12, 2018

Reads: 16

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"A Thread of Hope" is a novel that speaks to lovers of love but especially for those in need of hope. Read More
In Victorian London, hidden amidst the cloying fog of the city, two old friends share an evening together Read More
Totally Fictional work in progress which represent nothing but simple story-telling, Read More
This piece of work is dedicated to Kim; Then, also in an extended way, to all of you lovely ladies who have inspired the spark of it's creation... A Happy Birthday, & blessed life to those who are so special to the rest of us all... Passionate; The act of… Read More
A Sin-Eater comes to a village to do his grim work. Read More
The last person Grace needs to fall in love with is a police officer, especially since she breaks the law every day. Running a speakeasy wasn’t her first choice, but making money is. With the price of hooch at an all-time premium, the money is more than enough to… Read More
[{Attention please this story has nothing to do with real life nor person. This is all of the authors. Kindly take note. Danke}] (The beginning may seem off a little and plain but that was due to exams. My most sincere apologies an wish to rectify. Kindly pay much… Read More
it's a generic idea, but I always ponder on this concept, so I wanted to write a story on it. Read More

Book / Young Adult

February 18, 2018

My second attempt at rewriting a story inspired by the Vampire Diaries 1864 flashbacks involving a family of witch sisters living in present day Atlanta.Flashbacks hopefully coming in next chapters x Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 15, 2018

Franze Reichelt was the French inventor. He jumped to his death from Eiffel Tower on February 4th, 1912 when tested own designed wearable parachute. Read More
A fictional account of the life of Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan (1450 -1465). Read More
'Saving' the French at Genoa Sforza learns that his enemies lay siege to Bianca at Cremona. Bianca settles accounts with Fiammetta d'Este and plots a future for Sforza. Read More
Sforza defeats Venice and turns on the republic of Milan. While he makes himself Duke his enemies plan for a last throw of the dice at Cremona. Read More
As Venice attacks, the Duke turns to Bianca for help. While Sforza fights for Milan, the Duke dies and much to Bianca's disgust Milan becomes a republic. Read More
While Sforza and Bianca begin married life in a city under siege, Cosimo Medici plots the future of Italy. Read More
Sforza makes peace with Venice. While his enemies secretly gather he travels to Milan to arrange his marriage to Bianca. Read More
Sforza goes to the 'aid' of the pope who tries to have him killed. In the meantime the Duke tries to cause trouble between Venice and Sforza. Read More
Sforza fails to live up to his billing and is imprisoned by the Duke. Later released, Sforza proves too successful for the Duke's liking. To prevent Sforza turning against Milan the Duke promises him Bianca in marriage. A promise he has no intention of keeping. Read More
A Play - Scenes 1-3 . Francesco Sforza is the new superstar of the age and has been hired by the Duke of Milan, but the Duke's daughter, Bianca, is far from happy. Read More
Jacque, a medic in the trenches of WWI, deserts his platoon and joins a Christian monastery to flee the violence he can no longer endure. There, he deals with problems of good and evil, faith, God, cowardice and heroism. Only by telling his story and coming to terms with… Read More
In the large English city of Birkborough during the late 1700s, a woman who is saved by a Duke and his assistant will have to choose between law and love. Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 07, 2017

Reads: 450

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Trying to outrun the aftermath of the Great Famine, seventeen year old Ashling believes her family's only chance for survival is with one less mouth to feed. On the run, Ashling discovers her ability to control the element Air. Her choice to leave Ireland saves her life,… Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 06, 2017

Reads: 326

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Fraser Novak was an ordinary student, doing ordinaary things until he was kidnapped, taken to a strange land trapped in the sxteenth century and forced to govern. Even as he tries to find a way out, events start to conspire to threaten not just him, but the world he… Read More
The realm of Aluvia is on the verge of falling into tumultuous times as cogs begin to turn amongst it's malleable kingdoms. The High Kingdom of Summerfare, the land of the Mages that rules over all holds the neighbouring Monarchies firmly to heel. An unambitious Prince, a revenge driven… Read More
After the horrific death of Alison Chamber's sister, the now 17 year old version has forgot totally about her childhood, until one day in her english class, the class is reading a classic 1707 novel 'Rule of Thorn' torn by the tragic events of her childhood, she is hazy… Read More

Book / Other

October 14, 2017

Peter Marten is eager to go to university in the big city, but soon finds himself swept up in a decades-old conspiracy and a plot to overthrow the king of his adopted country. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 21, 2017

Reads: 112

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem based on an inner reflection. 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
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