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Lifetimes upon lifetimes. That was the curse placed upon Ahn Jimin. A curse that would span lifetimes upon lifetimes. And in this lifetime, he had simply decide to stop trying. There was no point to it all; if he had not managed to break the curse the past 3 lifetimes… Read More

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December 29, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

A Legendary Samurai killed thousands of enemies long ago. He was famous in the name, Tiger, and his sword as Tiger Saber. But one day, he faced an enemy with the same level of his skills and during the fight he got sent into the Modern World, Japan. Unable to… Read More
During the height of The American Civil War in the eighteen sixties, Anderson Grahame, seeks his own fortune during the reign of President Abraham Lincoln. As he does so, he meets Elizabeth Payton, a lowly servant girl from New York, who falls in love with him. The new historical novel… Read More
Qin Yu Yan was once a deity who could level the earth with one hand. But she was deceived by her own right-hand man, Shi Feng, who was with her ever since she first entered the battlefield. Being killed by her right-hand man for no reason she could think of,… Read More

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The DOWN-HOME House

Texas youth of humble upbringing decides to relocate in New York City to seek his fortune. He lands a job that guides him in that direction, and becomes a fashion tycoon. However, the Wall Street Crash of '29 devastates his business, sending him on the streets. Penniless, he travels the… Read More

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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
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
New York, 1925. During The Roaring Twenties, nineteen year old Christine Anderson, a lady of wealth, recounts her story while she romances Hugh James, a twenty year old son of wealthy lawyers, in the city that never sleeps. Read More
The Scarlet, Wide Road: A historical fiction short-story about the Nicaraguan Revolution led by Augusto César Sandino in 1927. I am including citations to back up the historical accuracy. This is actually a story I wrote for a university class on South American history. The events are real, but I… Read More
Dublin, Ireland, 1972. During the Troubles, Irish girl Amanda Carlisle, an eighteen year old Irish woman, struggles to survive as her family are involved in several deaths of Englishmen, who invade Dublin. And, in the process, creates all kinds of problems for her when all she wants is peace. Read More
The war with France still waged, but Daniel Linfield’s days of fighting have been ended after finding himself on the wrong side of a French bayonet. Sent home with a promise to his best friend to look in on his sister, Daniel is looking forward to a quiet recovery before… Read More
This is a joint publication of Berkeley and Floricanto Presses. ”Migrant Earth” very eloquently documents the travels and travails of a family of Mexican migrant workers as they wander the Western United States in the nineteen forties and fifties. These are poignant tales that paint the life and death struggle… Read More
Observing a mysterious white culture while living on the ragged edge of poverty in an unaccepted Mexican subculture of America was acutely troubling to a child simply looking for safety, acceptance and a place to belong. These poems are of the brutal struggles of hard work in dangerous times. These… Read More
A surprise awaits Lord Alexander, one of the most violent, strong lords of Fallah, when he takes over the castle of Burrick. Lady Amelia with her lethal beauty may be not as an easy target as she seems. What awaits these two different, yet so similar, people? Is it love,… Read More
Falling through the portals of time, Adelaide finds herself back in the pages of history. She must decide where her loyalties lie as her captors face the invasion of European settlers. Faced with betrayal, can they trust their hearts and maintain their heritage while their world is changed irrevocably? Can… Read More
Read my script, there lot to it and carefully based on historical events, current suppression of science techniques, and best science on what really would happen attempting to go to Mars. Its a very human story of 3 couples and support scientist. If you liked 2001 or Dr Strangelove complexity,… Read More
A modern re-imagining of the 1692 Salem Witch trials in Massachusetts. ____ Cora-Lee Smyth is a sixteen year old teenager who lives with her family. At first, she seems sees something odd at school during a field trip. When she places herself in danger, she finds a way to defeat… Read More
Based on a dream and with potential to be a novel. This involves a young man in 1820 who wakes up 200 years later in contemporary NYC to find himself in the body of a pampered, teen girl, Elizabeth "Lizzy". Adapting to life in a world he barely comprehends, Ethan-as-Lizzy… Read More
Can a tender man whose passion is to take pictures reach the heart of a woman who hides her face from him and all others? Bridget Hall takes a much-needed job at the Brody Hotel as a laundress after being rejected as a mail order bride. She loves the people… Read More
Tressy regretted the words as soon as they left her mouth--but nothing could take them back. Follow a couple's journey from betrayal to forced civility to atonement and forgiveness. Set before and during the Great Depression, The Blessing Tree is a tale of what makes us fragile, what makes us… Read More
A story I did in HS literature class in 1991 - A group from the future goes back in time to try and undo the injustice of the Holocaust, by allowing key people to not meet their deaths. 1st Place Winner WDC Historical Fiction Contest Read More

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An Assassin from the future goes back in time on a mission only to find that it is a family member and upon assassination would eliminate himself from the timeline to hold time in balance. Read More

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Visiting THE AMERICAN VILLAGE Colonial attraction in central Alabama, one of the visitors experiences a flashback to 1791, a daydream about a confrontational circumstance that would endanger one of the party of three vacationing. Read More
The Euphrateans crash land on Earth as a causality of their home planet being invaded by the Reapers. A horde of fouled Ascended beings who have gone insane and must "feed" on other life forms to survive. A form of electromagnetic vampires. After making the Earth their home they assume… Read More
In 19th century Louisiana, a group of slaves escape their plantation in a desperate bid for freedom. Read More
Prince Thane is the last surviving royalty of the Trinovantes Tribe in Roman Britannia, having surrendered to the Romans to save his two young daughters, whose identities he sacrifices his freedom to protect. He is condemned by Nero himself to become a gladiator, to fight until he dies in the… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Marius has been stationed on the island of 60AD Britannia for sixteen years, since his demotion from the famous Praetorian Guard after his suspected involvement in the assassination of Caligula. When Delia enters his life, she challenges everything he believes, effortlessly strips away years of Roman conditioning, and angers him… Read More
The Boudicca revolt has been squelched, the tribes of the Iceni and the Trinovantes have been exterminated by the Roman Governor of Britannia, Suetonius. Marius and Delia are now King and Queen of a broken Celtic tribe, and Marius has to use all his skill and cunning to help his… Read More

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