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The The club of Literature House

Refreshed! The Highs and lows of Maud and Lydia are back. They say Winter is Coming... Read More

Tags: mystery, intrigue

Featured Review by Robert Helliger

"A great short story. Maud is a good character." Read More

A Heart Minds the Soul focuses on the heart, mind and soul within the book and what they're capable of, making it a fun and educated read. This book also looks at how the heart, mind and soul has had a good impact on the writer. There are descriptions to… Read More
An exiled princess brought in to be his wife is the least of Neirin's worries. People and entire villages are disappearing. Supplies are running low. Fairytales seem to have come to life. Neirin didn't think he'd have to go on the journey of a lifetime to figure out how the… Read More
My first attempt at mystery romance.... Read More
We built that tower is a short story about a tribe building a tower that can reach the heavens and the consequences of that choice. Read More

Tags: tower, intrigue

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The Fantasy Realm House

In this sword and sorcery novelette, Castor Thorne must navigate a milieu of extortion and violence to stop a monstrous threat to his world. Two moons, a green sun, and the relentless glow of The Celestial Sphere preside over the ecumenopolis that is Asylum, where feudal warlords vie for prominence.… Read More
Doctor Michael Barnes volunteers to be interim Director of he Harry Hope Fertility Clinic. Almost from the moment of his charitable decision, he is beset with mysteries, murders, attempted murders, puzzles, international black market killers protecting an illicit billion dollar market in of all things, SuperSperm. With help from his… Read More
Once Doctor Michae Barnes volunteers to be interim Director of the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic, everything goes haywire. Attempted murders. Accomplished murders. Black market killer organization dealing in illicit SuperSperm. His Uncle rolling in billions. Well, with his wife Fiona's help (she's a Criminal Defense attorney) as well as that… Read More
Doctor Michael Barnes agrees to be the interim Director of the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic. What he did not agree to was murder, intrigue, black market, industrial espionage, moles, and especially not the chaos and death surrounding SuperSperm donated in his Clinic. Well, hell . . . says Michael. Read More
Well, whatever Doctor Michael Barnes expected when he volunteered to be the interim Director of the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic, it sure as hell wasn't murder, intrigue, mystery, danger, all centering around SuperSperm donations in his own Clinic . . . but that's what shows up. The good Doctor, as… Read More
Interim Director of the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic, Doctor Michael Barnes, did not count on a series of bizarre incidents, attempted murders, and a SuperSperm when he volunteered. Nevertheless, he, his wife Fiona, her PI, and Michael's whiz-kid puzzle-solving employee ,Brett Houdinski bounce off the walls of confusion and alarm… Read More
An unsuspecting interim Director of a fertility clinic comes to realize that the genesis of a worldwide black market in SuperSperm nests in his facility. Imagine his surprise. But the surprises keep coming, along with murders, puzzles to solve, a few laughs, and a romance between a very clever, mammoth… Read More
On the sixth anniversary Violet and Gideon, two polar opposites, should never have married. She spends her days in the bliss of denial, he spends his trapped in misery. When Gideon has finally had enough, he realizes their is only one way out - ending in V. Read More
MYSTERY, SUSPENSE, INTRIGUE, ACTION, HUMOR The Harry Hope Fertility Clinic finds itself---unwittingly---to be part of an international black market in superior sperm. Michael, Fiona, Bill, and Brett are not panicking---yet, but they realize that they have to find the head of the snake soon--- or die from its venom. Read More

Book / Fantasy

September 04, 2016

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The Booksie Classic House

What would happen if a small group of people who lived for a seriously long time, compared to everyone else on earth? Anything that they did, or stories they told would become the stuff of legend, myth, or even more, especially if it was true. Sophia is a young professional… Read More
Michael and Fiona are receiving seemingly unconnected information but now their curiosity begins to lead them into more dangerous territory where new actions and stunning revelations raise the possibility of attempted murder . . . but why, and by whom? Read More
ADVENTURE, DANGER, ACTION, GREAT WHITES, KILLER HOLOGRAMS. Regulations required newlyweds Lorrie, formerly Special Ops, and David, formerly Delta Force, leave the armed forces. They decided to try industrial espionage. On their first assignment, they find some of what they expected; a lot more of what they did not expect; and… Read More
ADVENTURE, DANGER, ACTION, GREAT WHITES, DEADLY HOLOGRAMS. Regulations demanded that newlyweds Lorrie, formerly Special Ops, and David, formerly Delta Force, leave the armed forces. They decided to try industrial espionage. On their first assignment, they find some of what they expected; a lot more of what they did not expect;… Read More
What began as a giggle now becomes deadly serious. The apparent impossibility of one man's sperm being used to impregnate thousands of women now appears to be possible---and deadly. Read More
What appears to be simply a fertility clinic, now may be the center of an international oddity. Michael and Fiona, with the help of Bill Richardson's data base and Brett's skill with puzzles and cryptograms, may be on the verge of drawing deadly attention to themselves. Read More
Mysteries mount, while Michael and Fiona feel the pressure of the unknown and become determined to unravel what turns out to be a stunning and dangerous international enterprise. Read More
It may be that an extraordinary invention sits in the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic. What some will do to discover and reveal this device necessitates intrigue, power, danger and suspense. Read More
Brett thinks he has made a startling discovery suggesting that possibly one donor may have fathered thousands of children. Michael is skeptical. Bill Richardson supplies a thousand pages plus of background for the wealth of Christian and Melinda. Several matters are breaking on all fronts, leading to . . .… Read More
Michael and Fiona struggle to understand the revelations involving Michael's uncle and his wife. A worldwide preoccupation with something about --or from--the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic is just beneath the surface, but answers are on the way. Some mysterious work is going on in the sub-basements of the Clinic and… Read More
Michael, the Director of the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic, and his wife Fiona discover some mysterious facts about both the clinic and Michael's favorite uncle. Around the world, people in power are gambling that genetics will ensure their regimes. Read More
Michael senses that something 'is rotten in Denmark'---his Clinic, but he can't figure it out, even with the legal mind of his wife. Meanwhile, international dictators and men in powerful positions are learning about a new procedure. Read More
MYSTERY, SUSPENSE, ACTION, INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE, THRILLER A ruthless gang kills to maintain their black market monopoly of SuperSperm 'removed' from the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic. The interim Director of the Clinic, Michael Barnes, on learning of the situation, decides to bust open the illegal operation with the assistance of his… Read More
MYSTERY, SUSPENSE, ACTION, INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE, THRILLER A ruthless gang kills to maintain their black market monopoly of SuperSperm 'removed' from the Harry Hope Fertility Clinic. The interim Director of the Clinic, Michael Barnes, on learning of the situation, decides to bust open the illegal operation with the assistance of his… Read More
So you're looking for something new to read. Something serialized and consistent. I'm here to end your search. A tale of revival, magic, intrigue, beauty, and love. Will she ever be able to make up for the mistakes of her past, or will her true nature show itself once more? Read More
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