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Helen finds a mysterious old trunk in her grandmother's attic and gets transported back to the 1700's. She unwittingly ends up on a real pirate ship, and must brave her harsh new surroundings. She's always loved pirate stories, but living in one is very different than she imagined. Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 25, 2022

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Writers can summon their book characters as their companions. Society is split into three separate social classes based on the type of Writer: Flashes, Shorts, and Novels. The heroine of a Short meets one of a Novel, and things begin to change. Read More

Book / Romance

March 23, 2022

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I'm not totally a reader, but this novel really catch my eye, maybe because she's the one who recommend this or maybe because I can relate to that villainess character. All I want is happiness, love and attention and reading this novel every time the protagonist shown I envy her… Read More

Short Story / Other

March 22, 2022

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Traveling with her husband, William, and their young child, Polly, Ellen-May is glad to be leaving her old servant life in Ireland behind. But the 'Unsinkable ship' may not wear its crown for long - a night of death and terror awaits every passenger on the Titanic. Read More
In an alternate timeline, Nicholas II is removed from the line of succession. Later, he and his family must find their way in a turbulent, chaotic world. This is the epic narrative of a former heir and princess along with four young women. Read More

Book / Romance

March 07, 2022

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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
INTRODUCTION OUR INDIAN HISTORY IS FULL OF STORIES OF BRAVERY & VALOUR OF MANY FREEDOM FIGHTERS, BUT THERE ARE STILL SO MANY UNSEEN AND UNHEARD WARRIORS WHO MANY OF US HAVE NEVER HEARD OF. Their contribution to the freedom struggle is a story of not just bravery and valour, but… Read More

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Right after the war, Tangier was the craziest town in North Africa. Everything was for sale and the price was cheap. The perverts came for the flesh. The addicts came for the drugs. A whole army of hustlers and grifters came for the loose laws and free flow of cash… Read More
When Edgar Smith wakes up to a giant destroying his barn and raiding his livestock he wishes he could say he’s surprised. The Great Depression has left folk, big and small, destitute and struggling to get by. But instead of calling in the army maybe there’s a better way to… Read More

Short Story / Westerns

January 05, 2022

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JJ hates his father for not standing up for himself, then learns his father's true strength. Read More

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Anna dreams of a better life but struggles leaving all she loves behind. Read More

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A girl from London and a girl from Connecticut. Two opposites. Multiple Opportunities. 14 year old Hellen Page finds a chance at helping her family escape their life while 13 year old Charlotte Jones is forced into a marriage create an unexpected freindship everything changes. For the better? Or the… Read More
Zelphina a 13 year old girl who grew up alone, with no parents. She is a bold young lady that it scares the town to even have an arguement with the teen. She hated the God's, she peevishly blamed them for the death of her parents. She then meets a… Read More
An account of an ancient life fueled by greed and bloodlust. Read More
Stella’s story begins in the summer of 1992 in Billington Massachusetts, just prior to her senior year of high school. She finds comfort in reading her books, all the while managing her struggles with dyslexia. Her best friend Erin remains by her side despite her socially awkward persona. Together, they… Read More
USA 1910s, a black doctor fatal victim of racism. 1500 words. WARNING - RACIALLY MOTIVATED MURDER. Read More
New York, 1931 Amanda Robertson is the new owner of Shelton Manor, a place that is haunted. When she explores the place, her sanity is questioned. Read More
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

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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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