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After finding Caelius abandoned on a wintry night with no memory of his past, Father Marques realizes that this young orphan boy is a much grander mystery than he could have imagined. (This story has a Christian theme, but I've purposely been a vague on certain details to cater to… Read More
A New Year; Time for change, a new life, a new lift, new... What's the fascination with a New Year? Isn't it an opportunity to start anew? Does it always work that way? House of our own making, misery of wasted opportunity... Read More

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"...And there were in the same country shephards keeping watch over their flocks by night..." But in the tight & unkempt quarters of a small, lowly stable, I watched the miracle of a wonderfull & majestic birth... If you follow along with me, I will share that special day with… Read More
Roommates, Kelly & Carmen live in a big wide house with a lot of unused space, until one day in the spring, with a slight breeze blowing to ruffle their hair, they walk literary-ily into the arms of a man... Not just any man, amongst all their wanderings in… Read More
A short story based off the Florence+Machine's son- Never Let me go. This is about a girl's confession and how she saves the one's she loves in her own way... Read More
A young girl who finds herself and what she learns from the outskirts of town. Read More
Had I known the repercussions of murdering the captain of a pirate ship, I may have taken the time necessary to rethink the act. As if I’ve ever had a choice that didn’t involve a fight or at the very least, defending myself against some man, hell bent on destroying… Read More
The first of many cases of the dysfunctional detective duo, Lewis Grimshaw and Wesley Mortimer. Read More

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After a horrible accident Rosaline Fawnwood goes into a coma and awakes in a strange new world full of beauty and disaster. wanting to go back home to her family she tries to find a way out of the dream world. Read More

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Meet Edward Crowefoot:devil worshipper, the most notorious murder in Scottish history. Read More
A man recounts the time that on his way to The Creole Festival in Dominica he came across a diary written by a slave that changed his view on certain things. Read More
This is part two of my short story The Flaming Towers. Story so far. In New York after the revolution a story is being told of the ghastly events that occurred Dutch Manhatten in the 17th century one ordinary September morning. Winged devils have appeared from the sky and have… Read More

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A 6 day account on a short mission in the Vietnam wr. Read More
During the second World war, Major Rommelfanger of the German millitary, has been given a promotion to take hold of the Belzec,Poland. Read More
A couple has waited 800 years for each other, that someday their love will conquer all. His life is like an adventure where he avenges the death of his parents but his only desire is to marry the girl he loves. He has many enemies including his own grandfather who… Read More
The Curse of the Golden Coins is a 161 page e-book. It is a fast paced fantasy adventure story that is perfect for a quick read. The setting is rural America 1865. The protagonist Del, is a 23 year old who had served the Union Army during the Civil War.… Read More
The Book of Secrets, though it is fiction, it does contain elements of factual drama. The story blends historical facts with fiction which makes the tale a little more interesting to read. Whether such book supposedly written by angels does exist, it is for the person to believe in its… Read More

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Am I imagining it or am I going back in time? Read More

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Two men from different generations, both initiated into a powerful organisation that throughout history has sought control and uses their power for destruction. They leave behind a wake of murder, manipulation and ancient secrets. The first man stalks women of the night in the Whitechapel district of London, England in… Read More
Act I: Ancient pirate, Alecto, discovers that his wife is pregnant, left with the choice of being a father or continue raiding, he chooses and exposes (*the act of leaving a newborn outside to die or be picked up by anyone by chance*) the newborn child to his wife's dismay. Read More
20 Years before the main story, Saturninus Aurelius Gallus led a carefree life in his father's villa upon Palatine in Roma, when he becomes infatuated with a plebian girl from Capua, he would do anything to marry her. Including giving in to his father's request for him to take up… Read More

Miscellaneous / Other

February 02, 2015

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A short piece I wrote to try to evoke the feeling of despair. Its not a story, its more a Gothic play with words. Read More
This is a short story about a young African American male in the late 1960's during drafted into the Vietnam war. Decisions that he made throughout the story effected his life, as well as, many others. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

January 21, 2015

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A story about the truth of this world. What makes this earth the cruel world? Is it the world that was cruel, or what is it? Is it people heart that make this world cruel? This is the story of this world, created from fantasy of the writer. Read More
Si Ricky Cellado ay ang top agent ng National Bureau of Investigation. Sanay siyang humawak ng mga mabibigat na mga kaso ngunit isang araw ay may misteryosong tawag siyang natanggap na lumindol sa kanyang buhay. Sa kabilang banda ang Supremo ay naghahanda para isagawa ang pagpapabagsak sa Gobyerno, na ayon… Read More
This is a tale that some might find a bit strange, or a bit 'out there'. Farah is a girl who is chosen to be pretty much whatever she decides against many forces of evil and darkness. Many sarcastic undertones and things are spread across the short stories about her. Read More
The world of the supernatural has been hidden for centuries, and kept a secret. But Cassie accidently falls into this world without knowing. Or has she really fallen? Perhaps she had belonged there in the first place? One ring can solve the mystery of this... Read More
ULMY SABYON - The Death of an Empress Myeongsyeong's Time Chapter 36 Read More

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~Currently free on Amazon~ WINNER of 'Outstanding Fiction' at the 2013 California Writers Con. ** WHEN VIKTOR AND ROMULUS, two peasant boys, dig into the strange past of their town, they awaken the wrath of a mysterious overlord. As the blood brothers struggle to survive, their search for answers takes… Read More
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