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There’s a phenomenon in Finnish folklore called metsänpeitto or forest cover - unexplained missing of people and domestic animals in nature. When the storyteller and her friend come to Finland for a short getaway, they instead find the true meaning of Metsänpeitto. Read More
Stories expanding and explaining things about the Gvera Cross world, that I couldn't find room for in the main story. This will give more detail to the wold and it's history, origin of magic and other things. Read More
Peace has reigned in Moorbia, due primarily to the tireless efforts of NOVA, the international body set up to arbitrate disputes. It has kept the peace for many decades and has avoided several major conflicts. But it has been a strained peace, like the calm before a storm, like a… Read More
The Truce of Abradia began to unravel the day it was ratified. Within fifty years of its existence, it was a faint memory in the old minds of those who were alive during its creation. A brief respite after several hundred years of constant war, the truce, only provided a… Read More
Peace has reigned in Moorbia, due primarily to the tireless efforts of NOVA, the international body set up to arbitrate disputes. It has kept the peace for many decades and has avoided several major conflicts. But it has been a strained peace, like the calm before a storm, like a… Read More
Justin, 18, a senior student, found his late mother's bible – given to him by his Lola (Grandmother) when his Mama died – under his bed just before his graduation. Being an atheist in the past four years, he never bothered opening the book. But when he did, its surprising… Read More
Popocatépetl has been taken away from his love, Iztaccíhuatl. Doomed to live in a state of nothingness, he is finally saved by someone he least expected it. However, many years have passed and the world isn't the same as he knew it to be. Read More
This book is about the ancient myths and legends that have come down to us throughout the ages, without exception, have always contained important esoteric messages that to this day can help us in our search for a better understanding of the purpose and meaning of our race’s and our… Read More
Hailee is a warrior in training and is ambitious to find out the thief who stole the book of Hamal during a planned attack. Little does she know that she is about to be entangled into something that will not only change her life. But an entire Galaxy. Read More

Poem / Fantasy

January 05, 2019

Reads: 189

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

The Fantasy Realm House

A little poetic ditty about the Emerald Isle of Myth and Legend. Read More

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"The magic and splendour of that beautiful country illuminates in your words. Wonderful imagery worthy of the isle itself." Read More

Book / Horror

December 12, 2018

The Lurkers is a story about what can happen when people forget about the past. Once everyone in Tahura knew about the dangers of the creatures known as The Lurkers and they feared the night and stayed away from the forests and highlands upon nightfall. But centuries later villagers have… Read More
A group of young, university archaeologists find something that will change the legend of Robin Hood and how the world sees the legend, forever. Read More
My first real book. Please like it Read More
This is a weekly upload of star wars fan ficion, hopefully you all will enjoy. Read More
The tenth part in the ongoing Rising Star saga, this story focusses more on characters outside the Rising Star Training Academy and leads into the next big event. Read More

Reads: 317

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short glimpse into a forgotten world. (Based off of British legends and folklore) Read More

Reads: 1120

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

From the ashes, we will rise. It has been almost six years since war ripped across the continent of Tiruin. Kingdoms were demolished and cities laid to waste, cultures lost beneath blood and death. Now the shifters if Ellaria are scattered or enslaved, the dire-riders of Rorthe rule atop their… Read More
An elderly, lady in a nursing home, insists she is a princess. A nurse becomes friends with her and wonders if their is some truth to her fantastical tale. Read More

Reads: 723

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A short, yet powerful story that proves to Kiaan, a young adventurous Indian orphan, how life can test you in the most unexpected ways and possibly even have the power to change your destiny in mere seconds for better or worse. Read More

Book / Action and Adventure

September 21, 2016

Reads: 234

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In the shadows of Noxus, only the strong survive... But what if you aren't? Read More
Ernie Singleton is a good werewolf. The egrigor is an evil creature that can take on human guise and is almost impossible to kill. Read More
My little sister Tamara, she is 5 and she loves creating stories just as much as I do. This is mine and her story. 11 year old Non identical twins Poppie and Ivy Hart are camping out with school. There is an tale about a monster who lives in the… Read More
A novel i've been working on... maybe i will finish it eventually. Read More
The Parlangua is a swamp creature that lives in the bayou of Louisiana. Read More
The Legend of Don Hondo and the Black Sea with a Sea Chanty from his Merry Men. Read More
The dark greatness is waiting for you, my son. Your own sword will bring this cursed glory. But your grandeur walks with your death hand in hand. ~ I wrote this story after listening to the Heather Dale's song "Mordred's Lullaby". So mostly of course this tale is based on… Read More
Timmy in the Well is another Hollowvale based short story. Everybody has heard about the Timmy in the well legend, but did you know how it really started? It was a cautionary tale. Read More

Short Story / Horror

July 09, 2015

Reads: 595

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Octavia is a tale in the tradition of Edgar Allan Poe. The story was inspired by the story Ligeia. Its a tale of a love-stuck husband and his growing distrust of his exotic wife. Is she a witch, vampire, or zombie? Read More
The days of darkness have passed away, but their souls still linger in our days. Constantly we are remembered, they remind us of their deaths, and what happened that December. As the snowflakes fell, and the blue flame danced, their hearts froze, and their struggles summoned their death. The Creatures… Read More
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