Historical stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

September 21, 2017

Reads: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

<p> A short poem based on an inner reflection. </p> Read More

Book / Horror

September 20, 2017

Reads: 27

Shelves: 1

The The House of Macabre House

<p> Relive the 1888 murders of Whitechapel, London. Read through the eyes of the killer as you embark into this book. This is a historical fiction of the murders of "Jack the Ripper". Enjoy. </p> Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

September 19, 2017

Reads: 34

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

<p> In the wake of the Machiavellian Prince, there is but one King and country struggling to stay alive amidst the renaissance. Frozen in medieval dynamics and keenly aware, the King of Ireland must reign control over his own people before he may turn his eyes and sword to the&#8230; Read More

Reads: 43

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is an incomplete rendition of a novel I discontinued working on some time ago because of writer's block. I'll try to continue it sometime soon. I don't think the plot is too bad. The story's about a historian who stumbles upon the secret of a hidden tomb when he&#8230; Read More
just an idea i came up with in history and decided to share it. Read More

Tags: historical

I closed the cover of the book, and climbed onto bed. Finally closing my heavy eyelids. I started falling, into a hole... on and on... it seemed like it never stopped. Read More
For any fellow sociologists out there. This was one of the essays written for university last year, an essay that got me 26 marks out of 30. Read More
This is a story I had to right for history class a bout immigration and what the people went through in the late 1800s, early 1900s. it is about an Irish immigrant and her journey to the US. Read More
From my humanities work for school. It's about diary entries of a falconer during the middle ages. Read More
Murcheson County, a sweeping tale of four families who settle on Georgia’s frontier in the early nineteenth century…their triumphs and sorrows, their frailties… and of the best and worst of the human spirit. Maureen O’Steen escapes the ravages of Ireland’s Potato Famine only to encounter bitter discrimination in Boston. Her&#8230; Read More

Book / Other

June 06, 2017

Reads: 218

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Peter Marten is eager to go to university in the big city, but soon finds himself swept up in a decades-old conspiracy and a plot to overthrow the king of his adopted country. Read More

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Prince Izrekiel and Ryukou Kitsura are more than just brothers by blood, but in a time of political upheaval, the two princes find themselves gradually drifting apart. War rages on with the neighboring country of Demali, and turmoil spreads within Akata's borders. Meanwhile, a religious movement arises in Akata, whose&#8230; Read More
The problem with actually obtaining worldwide control is that no one can live long enough to rule the world, let alone doing it well! Wait no more. Here comes an immortal set on World Domination! Read More

Short Story / Humor

April 19, 2017

Reads: 41

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

the battle for Wigan Read More

Reads: 692

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

There are only Three absolutes in this world: Love, Instinct, and Choice. Coulter Rey will come to know the significance of each of these words and their bottomless meanings. Tested by both his fellow man and those whom envy humanity. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Stanford sisters part 1 When Sir Reginald Stanford died, leaving nothing but debts, his eldest daughter, Verity, felt responsible for her younger brother and sister's future. The deeds of the estate were missing and no one, including their trustees, seemed willing to help. The only way to restore the family's&#8230; Read More
I am currently at a place called Job corp. Its located in Simpsonville Ky. The name is Whitney M Young Job Corp. So I decided to do some research and this is what I came up with. Read More

Tags: historical

Living in the Middle Ages, Adeline struggles to escape death from numerous situations. Will she survive? Read More
Beyond the body. Beyond the limits of space and time a celestial drama is playing out among angels and demons. Among gods and ordinary men. It is a drama describing an interconnected reality of many worlds. Coming together in the perception of two occultist’s minds. One leaning towards the light,&#8230; Read More

Reads: 439

Comments: 13

Shelves: 1

The Undiscovered Authors!!! House

A little Kingdom no one bothered with. The princess who got dirty to help people farm. Then they came. Everyone Gone...Dead. Princess Linia now is a prisoner of war. Roaming in her prison looking for hope to salvage what remains of her past...of her country. Will she be able to&#8230; Read More

Reads: 79

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

The first installment of the saga of the cursed Idiot Four. A hopeless young nobleman and his companions embark on an even more hopeless quest in the most hopeless attempt to impress his father. 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,&#8230; Read More

Reads: 303

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The Booksie Classic House

this is a short story draft about a polish POW camp prisoner tying to escape. Read More
A challenge from a caring Dolphin to the lovely Mermaid... He asks you... Are you a cute little Mermaid? Do you swim in his sea? A Mermaid is the Celestial creature of the whole Earth's oceans... She's HIS mermaid... Isn't she? What's your thought... Aren't you? When you girls send&#8230; Read More

Reads: 59

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It is the late nineteenth century in the United States, and Alton and his family are forced to leave their small town of Texas after Alton gets in trouble with the local gang there. Not knowing where else to go, they head north in hopes of a better, safer life.&#8230; Read More

Short Story / Romance

November 01, 2016

Reads: 73

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short story inspired by the writings of Jane Austen. Who's to say who one should or should not marry? Emily Rochester has the same question when her family throws the darts at her, and struggles when her plans seem to fall apart. Read More

Book / Romance

October 17, 2016

Reads: 107

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In the war-torn South during the Civil War, a wealthy Louisiana girl is torn between obligations to her family, and her hearts desires. Read More
Story of the decoy for Harold at Hastings. Read More
The explorer, investigator and adventurer, Roger 'Silky' Cotton stumbles upon the most extraordinary case of his career. A death cult is plotting to bring an ancient prophecy to life: a prophecy of doom for all mankind. Even Silky has never faced anything like this before. The very fate of life&#8230; Read More
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