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Book / Historical Fiction

September 26, 2013

Reads: 225

Comments: 1

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In 1881, Anna Parnell, sister of famed Irish nationalist Charles Stewart Parnell, was asked to form a Ladies' Land League to assist in what was coming to be called the Land War: a bitter struggle for the rights of tenants in Ireland. Anna's role in that struggle ultimately left her… Read More

Book / Fan Fiction

September 20, 2013

Reads: 1700

Comments: 5

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Between the end of the medieval ages and the start of the renaissance ages, takes place a unique story of courage, betrayal, love and the where one man must decide which is good, and which is evil!, the industrial revolution has just taken place bringing into the world a new… Read More
After witnessing her own mother being trialled for witch craft, Dorcas Good, a four year old, finds herself facing accusations of her own. Set in the streets of Salem, this story follows the experiences of Dorcas’ trial and her time spent in jail. The Salem witch trials were an extremely… Read More

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Comments: 2

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Rufus the Great Magician, Master of the Elements is performing in theatre. Some question if he is a modern Merlin, some seek to ask him... Read More
The Kingdom of Galabara is known throughout the world for it's elite army and it's riches. For centuries their people have been living happily, and now the famous hero Erador of Elarka will embark on his final quest. All he has to do is investigate the mysterious goings on in… Read More

Reads: 433

Comments: 2

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Our solar system is troubled. Deeply troubled. "An expanding orb of deadly elements threatens to imminently explode with in the next two centurions. By this time, the human race has perished and decimated for reasons unknown to a new age of species known as Metemps... ....Seeking to preserve their existence,… Read More

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Comments: 27

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UNTAMED HEART is a Historical Romance set in the west after the Civil War. It's a love story between a rugged loner, Shane Cordell and an independent beauty, Ashley Clayton. She loves him even if he can't or simply won't be tamed. He has demons from his past, including a… Read More

Book / Romance

August 11, 2013

Reads: 430

Comments: 2

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At the age of 20 Emma Harvie inherits an old family estate from her estranged mother. It's not long before she finds a mysterious notebook dated from 1865 with instructions undoubtedly meant for her. After just one stormy night in the old house Emma finds herself transported to another time.… Read More
This is the reality, Life of a girl called Liv. She lost what was important to her, her only friend who is 8years older. Now Live is being hunted by the brutal noble who brutually crushed her life. After Maria dies. She set off to her own journey, story filled… Read More
An isolated fort, calm and peaceful, is suddenly under attack from the savage natives and allies in this French and Indian War historical fiction story. Read More
I am submitting the back cover info of my recently released book, available both as an e-book https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/128425 and in print on amazon.com Read More
Story following about girl called Liv. Her story, being sold to brothel at age of 9 by her family. Her Life full of struggle. Her only friend Maria, Heart-Breaking Betrayal. I hope you like it :) xxx appreciate comments on opinions xxx Read More

Book / Other

August 01, 2013

Reads: 865

Comments: 4

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Stew - vb. To suffer unaided the consequences of ones actions. Read More
This story I started last summer and haven't worked on in a while, and I want to see what people think so far...and I am no where near finishing, I just want comments...thanks y'all. Read More
A kingdom that was short-lived upon a vast amount of the northern grasslands. Eventually falling to the upper-hand of the political casting upon taxes. The kingdom became lost into an abandoned oblivion, only gaining what were to be peasants and assassins finding broken homes suitable for living styles. Although the… Read More
A dying man at sea who has left his son and wife for 30 years, voyages the last; his last voyage home. Read More
Elizabeth Countess of Kenferd must bed The Tempest Knights. Each Knight will possess her body; but can a Knight steal her heart ... Read More
The concluding part of a naughty tale: Elizabeth Countess of Kenferd Must bed The Tempest Knights to inherit her fortune but One For All Does Not Necessarily Mean All For One ... Read More
Set just after Christ died in 40 A.D. Mali is chosen as the bride for Mysou, the new Chief of their tribe. Little does she know that she will have to keep his secrets to protect their lives and the lives of their family. Join her in her journey as… Read More
What would a parent do to save their child's life? Fight the dead? Defy the gods? The story moves between present day and the 10th century, when Vikings landed on the shores of Wirral Peninsula. When Helen Gunn moves to the Wirral with her estranged husband, she doesn't expect much… Read More
Echoes is set in Shropshire, England moving between present day and 15th century when Henry Tudor claimed the throne. There were many casualties of war, but some refuse to be forgotten. Read More
As the Guild King longs for a hard fought peace, his enemies strive to bring unrest to the delicate power balance in the kingdom. All the while, the Prophets desperately seek to silence the increasingly popular voices questioning their connection to the Divines as the King’s number one man questions… Read More

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Comments: 4

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This is one of three poems, or fables, if you will, that I also wrote a year ago...they all have the same chivalrous, knight-ly style to them. This one's more of a tune. Enjoy! Read More
Germany 1947. A war lost, a country divided while shadows of the past linger over cities in rubble. Hunger is paired with self-pity. When an additional twelve million Germans from Pomerania and East Prussia arrive in the Rhineland and Bavaria, among them the Marlow family, the burden gets unbearable. Displaced… Read More
Tired of all those fluffy gay stories? Bored with gay vampire fiction? Wished protagonists actually had a motivation besides love? Do you really like gay or lesbian fiction? Are you a yuri/yaoi fangirl/fanboy? Do you want a story with more action and bite? Trying to promote your work? Then welcome… Read More
This is a historical fiction that takes place during the 1800's in japan. Read More
A public worship of the Goddess Bastet during Ancient Egypt's New Kingdom period. Read More
This short story is about a hard working Italian American gentleman, who moves to America with his dad to make a fortune. He has to overcome multiple hurdles to reach his ultimate goal, and he encounters sadness and depression in his life. But he also encounters happiness and love. Read More
Evelyn, the bored daughter of a rich aristocrat, is on her way home when her stagecoach is attacked by a gang of vicious outlaws. Terrified at first, she is soon fascinated by the captivating Highwaywoman. Read More
It is 1847 and fourteen year old Kathleen Ryan has just immigrated to Boston from Ireland. She and her family have to overcome discrimination and disease in their new life. Read More
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