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This is a short story that I wrote about two years ago. That being said, it may have a few errors (it also has some weird spacing issues because of the word processor that I used). It's a story that directly follows the tragic events of Pompeii, but follows the… Read More
A captivating story of a young family who comes to America from Italy to settle down in the unsettled west. Read More
On May 3rd, 1887, an earthquake struck the small town of Charleston, Arizona. Jericho Garrick, bounty hunter, has to find his quarry and keep a bargain with an old Apache before it happens. Read More

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In the 19th century London the eccentric lady November Monteory tries to live a life full of adventure, solving mysteries, and going on expeditions in far places like Egypt or South Korea, while dealing with a father who doesn`t understand her, a society with strict rules, and the danger of… Read More
It was the beginning of the rainy season in Gambia West Africa. Most naturally the dry season would follow. Food was plentiful and it was the time monkeys gave birth. On a cold rainy misty morning when the clouds hung low between the hills a male monkey was born to… Read More
Nancy Grigg was a black slave girl born on a plantation in Barbados in the British West Indies sometime in the 1800’s. For the girl life was a series of mysteries. She had no birthday, no mother, no father, no siblings and no other relatives to speak of. Nancy is… Read More
I have begun writing a series of short stories under the title 'Dan Archer & The History Hunters'. They are aimed at anyone from children to early teens that will hopefully be enjoyable to read while at the same time slightly educational. They are based on teenager Dan Archer's father… Read More
Winter has frozen over the small town of Princeton, New Jersey, just in time for the revolutionary war. Virgil and Natalie Moore are two citizens of town who have a strained relationship as husband and wife. While Virgil is a hard working man who cares for the family, he is… Read More

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A Renaissance-era rendition of The Little Mermaid that combines Greek mythology and classic fantasy. This captivating tale of five siren sisters - Adva, Delora, Meri, Nerina, and Una - will thrill your adventurous side while still providing the elegant, classical-style romance you'd find during the Renaissance and in Greek mythology.… Read More
There are things in this world that no one understands and the people that do don’t dare speak about them, but these things are used to make people atone for their sins. Vincent was made to atone for his sins of Narcissism leading to the death of a woman and… 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 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
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… Read More
This piece of work is dedicated to Kim; Then, also in an extended way, to all of you lovely ladies who have inspired the spark of it's creation... A Happy Birthday, & blessed life to those who are so special to the rest of us all... Passionate; The act of… 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
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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Meet Edward Crowefoot:devil worshipper, the most notorious murder in Scottish history. 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
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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