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A tale of life, death, love, and a lot of blood. When faced with certain death, Marty finally finds the woman of his dreams in the intriguing Vanessa. All too late for Marty and typical of how life had dealt him this bad hand. But Vanessa offers Marty more than… Read More

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The Battle of Issus (Essos) took place in Persia during the reign of Darius III. After his defeat, Darius fled, leaving his family as captives to Alexander The Great. The morning after, Sisygambis, Darius' mother, has an interesting exchange with the king and his general. Alexander's words to the queen… Read More

Book / Romance

February 15, 2021

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Main Sum: Bom has not only become Kyong’s wife but the Queen of the village. Just like the Emperor, the empress also had a lot of duties to do as well. But it is wonderful to know that you have someone by your side, no matter what comes their way.… Read More

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Despite Rhizoo's beauty and youth, she has always felt this disconnection between her and the world around her. Feeling alone and isolated she tunes into her love of nature finding that she has the ability to interact in a new way with the magnificent world around her. Rhizoo, having no… Read More

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Amidst a war, love will not conquer it all. A sense of freedom and to be with the one she truly loves, those are all Meiyue has to fight for. Until a tyrant sets foot into the peaceful kingdom with demands and deadly plots in mind. The fate of the… Read More
A summary on how the first chapter of Genesis ties up and relates to scientific facts known today, the origin of man and how the Bible shaped our world. Read More
Some parts are definitely historically accurate, whilst some are debatable. We cannot know for sure. Read More

Book / Thrillers

October 15, 2020

After waking up in New York City during the roaring 20's, modern day Daniel Wood must navigate the prohibitionist world of bootleggers and gangsters, all while trying to find out the reason he was put there, who the man in the red tie is, and how to get back. Read More
The slim young rider gallops from Miles Crock relay station unaware he will encounter Paiute Indians on the rampage along his Nevada route.. His actions exemplifies the courage Pony Express riders, mostly teens, demonstrated during the nineteen months the Pony Express existed, a hallmark service in American history. Read More

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In 1812, twelve year old Elspeth Darrow is sacrificed to the Wood Demon in the woods, because religious leaders think she's possessed. In 2012, a group of teenagers arrive in the woods, unaware that she seeks revenge for what happened to her. Read More
Choose : to forget, to dismiss who you are. Or To remember, and take revenge. A boy arrives at Balsa town, accompanied with a forgotton past, and a heavily weighed trauma. Another soul who has lost its home, looking for its other part, its asylum. A man haunted by his… Read More

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England has prevailed in the Great War, but invasion looms anyway. In the influenza-wracked winter of 1918 the dead are coming back, and it's all Jill Nash's fault... It begins with an experimental psychic link to the battlefield, leads to a mysterious discovery in coastal mud then results in the… Read More

Book / Romance

August 23, 2020

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New York, 1883. Anne Silverwood, a pretty eighteen year old young woman, arrives in the ominous looking 18th century Mansion, unaware of the danger that she finds herself in. When she meets Lord Rupert Graham, a mysterious looking man who makes money from diamond smuggling, Anne attempts to flee from… Read More

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It's 1939 in Parlor City in upstate New York and private investigator Mike Brady finds the rumblings in Europe are causing problems in his city. A missing husband, suspicious characters, and more keep Brady busy and looking over his shoulder. With his childhood friend, Jimmy Cronin, a Spanish Civil War… Read More

Book / Thrillers

July 20, 2020

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"the forest of death, the forbidden one. anyone to trespass will be spirited away. he will never come back alive. if he can then he will die before the next sunrise." years ago, the war between the king of canterbury and the invaders from the other side of the forest… Read More

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David Taylor receives a package of notes from his cousin concerning an investigation by their great-grandfather which turns out to be a run for his life in the Murder Castle in Chicago in 1893. Photo by Stefano Pollio on Unsplash Read More
Colette, only daughter of Duke Hildebrand and heir of the Hildebrand business gets engaged to the Empire's dog/ Empire's war lover, General Swain Viler. And who sits by her side as her newly assigned maid? Denise Miller. Her father's competent assistant that he threw away because she was better at… Read More
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
What would you do, if you found a time-machine? Read More
All lives whether innocent or imperfect, are at one time or another, intertwined. At least that was what Millicent Ballard believed. When she was just ten years of age, she had the terrifying pleasure of running into a stranger in the street who had just robbed the Albert Banking Co.… Read More
London, England, 1812. In the 19th century, Simon Best, a twelve year old village boy, trespassers onto the haunted Mist Gate cemetery, where vampires dwell. When he's turned into one of them, he falls in love with Gemma Carnavan, the youngest of three sisters, who guards her own secrets from… Read More
This is a rewrite of the original story. growing up under the harsh rule of her cruel father and stepmother, any hopes that princess ciliel had for a better life as her brother michael, became king shattered upon his untimely death. now, she is sent off to marry the lord… Read More
In 1812, twelve year old Elspeth Darrow, is killed in a ritual death. In 2012, a group of teenagers head there for a party, unaware of the danger they're in. Read More
London, England, 1888 In the English city of London, Richard Westmore, a Londoner, in the 19th century, becomes embroiled in the case of Jack the Ripper, a killer who has spread fear for everyone who lives there. Read More
I wrote this while learning about Alaric and the visigoths , and also was inspired by My younger Days when we would destroy houses at Keg parties Read More
During the sixteenth century, the fictional country of Baelland is being terrorized by a mysterious band of soldiers known as The Reapers. No one knows what they look like, where they come from, or the purpose of their attacks. In an effort to battle this menace, the Baellish royal family,… 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
London, England, 1821 When Lord Abraham Carnavan, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Carnavan, leave their Mansion, their fifteen year old daughter, Francine, is a young Lady who tries to make herself known to the World. But there's one problem. She's a vampire. As a consequence, she struggles to find the… Read More
A traveler mysteriously comes across a Midwestern town with a bizarre store that seems stuck in a time warp. Read More
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