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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
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
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
World History one of my favorite subjects starting in high school, I was pleased when asked to render Augustus - Emperor of Rome for a special project for the company i worked 35 years as artist. rendering it. I learned much about Augustus and became interested in the period 500… Read More

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Sophisticated and thought-provoking ... an urban fairy tale for grown-ups. --Avid Ashley (GoodReads) ***GOLD MEDAL Winner Global Ebook Awards, USA 2016 ***SILVER MEDAL Winner Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest, USA 2017 ***GOLD AWARD Winner Literary Titan Book Awards, USA 2017 ***RED RIBBON Winner The Wishing Shelf Awards, UK 2015… Read More
Ghost of New York City's infamous Ansonia Ash Maguire has followed opera singer Juliet Benedetto around for years, clinging to the way she makes him feel alive again. But when Juliet discovers her husband in a compromising position on the night of her greatest triumph, Ash tries desperately to save… Read More
Over time I will post articles titled 'OLD-TIME CARICATURES AND CARTOONS', that will highlight art projects I've done over the years, beginning this article with my first in-the-round woodcarving titled COWPUNCHER - 1980. I hope you enjoy this and future articles of me sharing my experiences. Read More
If the boy's ghost was not real, why did people keep seeing him? This is the true story of the early entertainment capital of the USA gone to rot in the 1960's. This is the true story of a boy who died in a fire there and drove away every… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

February 02, 2019

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The DOWN-HOME House

The big mountain man hunting on a mountain slope encountered a great bear. They fought, the mountain man overwhelmed. But years later another encounter would generate folklore shared around many a campfire by Indian and white man. Read More

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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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The Booksie Classic House

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
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

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The dreamscape House

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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