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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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A prequel to the devastating story of how world war 3 began. Read More

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A man in a café writes a letter to his sister. That letter contains his story, his journey through life and how he got to where he was. And why he's about to do die that day. Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

August 27, 2014

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Young Tsuna Watanabe, brash, foolish and arrogant is estranged from all he ever knew and held dear. His prestige and power drive him to commit sin after sin. Where will this lead the foolish protagonist? Read More
Brigitte Rousseau, along with her husband, is taken captive by a notorious pirate as punishment for landing him in jail earlier. Now, the only way to save her husband's life, is to submit to the pirate's every command. Read More
A story about Etta, the daughter of a harsh and brutal coal miner, who dreams about escaping from the north east of England to become an artist. As she grows up in the 1900's without a Father, following a pit disaster, she learns about life and love in the cruellest… Read More
Reports from the White house staff said that unknown objects somehow were being moved around the Lincoln bedroom. Lamps,and a TV appeared to be moved and then turned on. At first, they blamed Barbara Walters and her kleptomania. Babs claimed they were just souvenirs she bought at the gift shop,… Read More
Though Gracie Evans is tired of listening to all the town gossips, she begins to worry when they talk about a newcomer in town. The man is living with Gracie's friend, Addie Masters. He says he is her son but no one has heard of him. The Moser Mansion women… Read More
Locked Rocked, Iowa is lively again with Gracie and her friends antics. Gracie has turned into a women's activist. Women are trying to bring on prohibition with the help of Carrie A. Nation by smashing saloons with hatchets. Gracie enlists the women's bible study group to organize a temperance march.… Read More
When Charles French of Berkely, Massachussetts accepted a position in North Carolina, he thought he would save enough money to fund his law studies. He would spend two years tutoring Dr. James Manney's children and then return north for a clerkship. He had not expected to fall in love with… Read More
It's about a girl who saves four of King Louis X111 personal guards. Also including Cardinal Richelieu and Queen Anne of Austria. Set in the 17th Century. Read More

Book / Romance

July 27, 2014

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...200 years after the family was all but ruined, the latest and last of the Murray clan is returning to Fairholm to claim his position but his vision for the family home and estate involves selling it as soon as possible. Will he find a reason among the mountains and… Read More
Tormented by his destiny to save the world, Tobylas hunts terrifying gods and four powerful stones as he frantically explores magic realms, one heart-pounding step ahead of the apocalypse. Read More
a short story about a soldier and his thoughts. Read More
this is my first English short story, i wrote in my high school aiming to challenge the stereotypes of gender. Please note that English is my second language, so please comment with exceptions. Read More
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