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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 not… Read More
Caracoles. ABCinC Indic Irony the metaphoric medley of a melange pour mange WIT sussPensee Oaf day's Beliefs. Jouer sur les mots. The pun pulling a fast one on a slow coach. The swell disTempered Cleaver Err in two vices. Serious and Cynical with Comic Relief as the interlude [obviously UNINVITED]… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

December 28, 2018

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Jacquelyn Fleurs was never fascinated with the idea of love or marriage; in her 22 years of life; she has constantly lived the life her father wants from her, "The Perfect Daughter" as what people of London see her. But everything changes when her only brother Micheal introduce her to… 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
Comical tale of a gifted Olympic weightlifter, his triumphs, struggles in personal life, injuries, and recoveries, wear and tear on his mighty body that will plague him and his lifting buddies their lifetimes, he never quitting working out because of the health benefits science has discovered pertaining to the sport. Read More
A woman undergoes torture in a unique, horrifying way. Read More
New York, 1924. Twenty-two year old Emily James is a young lady during the Roaring Twenties, New York. When she meets Charles Baxter, a rich man of means, their romance causes a lot of problems. Read More
London, England, 1822. Simon Beaumont is a twelve year old boy who trespassers at the haunted Mist Gate Cemetery in England. When he meets several vampires, he is bitten by one of them, and is turned into one of the undead. Consequently, he becomes embroiled in a bitter war that… Read More

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As Simon Beaumont struggles to live his life a vampire in London, England, Holly begins to take her own revenge on the vampires. The first sequel to Vampires of Mist Gate. Read More
Jedidiah Somerton is a wealthy oil tycoon along the coast of California, he arrives at the ranch of an aspiring young man who hopes Jedidiah will invest into his findings. But Jedidiah is a stubborn man, and more importantly; seems to know a lot more about the young man's family… Read More
New York, 1812. It has been several months since the village of New York was exorcised. When Becky Shore, a twelve year old girl, goes into the dark woods, she is possessed by Elspeth Darrow, and a new reign of horror continued. The first sequel to The Woods girl. Read More

Book / Horror

October 18, 2018

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In New York 1812, twelve year old Elspeth Darrow is killed in a sacrifice to the wood demon by a preacher who thinks she's evil. In 2012, a group of teenagers spend the weekend in the woods having a party unaware of the woods girl, who seeks revenge over her… Read More
A quick, somewhat absurdist short story about a boy who finds escape from his world with a girl and a lion. But he quickly realizes that he is not the only one who has traveled back. Read More
Thousands of years ago, Byzantium was destroyed by an unknown power. Melina was creating a spell at a similar time, and because of the context of the time it happened, she blames herself for it. But not entirely. She sets out across Europe, looking for answers. Why did it happen?… Read More

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A novel connecting chess with relationships, money and power. Some kind of beast coming alive in Nazi Germany before the second world war. A time of tanks, state police and secret service. A bold statement concerning chess connected to the author’s attempts to master the game. A work towards personal… Read More

Book Review / Romance

September 12, 2018

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"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
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