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Story of the decoy for Harold at Hastings. Read More

Reads: 1846

Comments: 16

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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… Read More
This book blends historical events with the story of an made-up story of a Ronin that begin in 1582 Japan Read More

Book / Romance

August 30, 2016

Untitled is romantic fiction piece about a member of the gentry in 1700's England named William Crosbie and an untitled kindle deliverer named Helen. The book explores the inequalities due to station during the time as well as a moving tale of two different individuals. Read More

Reads: 774

Comments: 4

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This is a collection of excerpts from the early chapters of book one of the War of Destiny series, "Lost Soul." Julia is the daughter of a wealthy family living in 16th-century London. She falls in love with Adam, a servant’s son, and is heartbroken when her family forces… Read More
The sequel to "Blood and Song." Read More
Laura Wingate’s life in New York City was falling apart. The man she wanted to marry could not commit, and her job as a museum exhibitions manager was growing stale. Needing to reexamine her life, she packed up and temporarily returned to Magnolia House on the outskirts of Alexandria, Louisiana.… Read More

Book / Romance

June 17, 2016

Reads: 834

Shelves: 1

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After waking up and finding her Mother and sister gone one day, Josephine must carve out a new life for herself, but people are not always as they seem, and she just may get bitten. Read More

Short Story / Other

June 01, 2016

Reads: 481

Comments: 1

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Long ago in a village isolated from the world by dense trees, lived three sisters. The sisters stood as a landmark of the small village; their pure black hair and matching eyes drawing attention to their pale skin that seemed to glow with an ethereal light. Read More
Some say that everything is fate. Every little accident, incident and good day is mapped out by a force greater than our own. We cannot control fate. But, we can be good so that one day fate grants us our greatest wishes. Ada is one of these people. By day,… Read More
part of A Shinobi Tale timeline Read More
Erika is forcefully taken back to the 15th century by a time-hopping Baron who is convinced she is the reincarnation of his lost beloved, and when the blood-thirsty Francesca starts infusing with her modern-day self, the true battle begins... Read More
the synopsis sam is employed by the department of conservation (doc). his two mates are helping out. their task is to clear out as many feral pigs as they can in the tongariro national park, which is located in the north island of new zealand. there are three major volcanoes… Read More

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The Fantasy House

Kana has been hearing a voice in her head, shaming her for not listening to her when she was 6 years old. On a nature walk in the forest behind her school, Kana is led to a tree by a wolf. Under that tree is a journal of a witch… Read More
in the heart of athens poor and homless Ampelius grows up alone and stiff hearted. Read More
Its the late 1600's. A teenage grand daughter gets put into her grandfathers safe keeping for the night. After she gets comfortable he brings up a story of his childhood. he confesses his Demons and his upbringing until in all comes crashing down. Read More

Short Story / Romance

March 22, 2016

Reads: 742

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

‘Lust of Innocence’ isn’t one of those typical erotic stories involving a woman and her billionaire boss... LUST is an unconventional historical narrative comprising a cocktail of tasteful Femme/Femme encounters, BDSM and forbidden love. A Sensual, Gripping and Compelling tale of Curiosity, Exploration and Desire... In this sensuous tale, meet… Read More
May the tender & generous blessings of He who is the author of our Salvation, & the reason for the season, be with you & with all of your loved ones not only today, but throughout all the year... This is my Easter prayer for all of you, my very… Read More
It is complex, confusing, intriguing, all that goes through the minds of two people bound together by just one dance. Set in a Gregorian mansion setting, a young man and woman experience fate in-time. Read More

Book / Fantasy

February 19, 2016

Reads: 997

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Fantasy House

Jack Justice didn't believe in love or the power of the human spirit and was fresh out of faith. But that all changed when he saved Lady Eleanor from highway bandits and discovered she was the Guardian of a Philosopher's Stone. Now, the quest is on to keep the stone… Read More
In over a 30 year period from 2014 to 2045, more then 100 billion people will die in the deadliest conflict the Galaxy has ever seen. War has broken out and the only thing that can be done is survive the fire. Read More

Tags: war, historical

Book / Romance

February 05, 2016

Reads: 1307

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Lady Catherine had lived her life struggling to survive. With neither father nor mother to see to her welfare, she was wed to the Lord of Brooksfield, who hardly hid his contempt of her. Now, she finds herself on her way to another place, by order of her lord and… Read More
Mary Anning was the leading Paleontologist of her day, but her era didn't include women. Undaunted, she found a way to persevere. Along the way, she found a helping hand from an unlikely source. It all happened one day... Read More
Sisters of Shiloh by Kathy & Becky Hepinstall will Appeal to those who love a number of genres. The novel is a mix of mystery, war, history and romance. Usually I am not a fan of mixing genres but this book does it eloquently. Read More
A young officer in the Napoleonic Navy leads an expedition into the unexplored interior of Australia. The journey takes them outside the known boundaries of time and space. Giant man-eating creatures, lost civilizations, magic, time travel, fabulous treasures and mortal danger will all be encountered in this epic adventure in… Read More

Book / Other

December 08, 2015

Reads: 266

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Created for an assignment in my PLP class. Read More
Sarama, a woman back from the cave man times, has endured her family of four being brutally murdered, and being taken hostage by the very same man. Upon discovering months after her capture that she is pregnant, a new ability rises within her as she gains the courage to flee… Read More
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