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Short Story / Horror

February 23, 2019

Reads: 197

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

A chance discovery of an old toy shop leads to a an unusual ending. Read More
London, England, 1965. When a series of murders happen, DI Davies, and his partner DI Smyth, investigate, which causes shockwaves across the country. Read More
London, England, 1962. Arthur Flanagan, the MI5 Agent, is obsessed with finding the real killer who is still on the loose. With the help of his fellow agent, and girlfriend, Mary, they're determined to arrest him, before its too late. The first sequel to The Englishman. Read More
Arthur Flanagan is a newly recruited spy for MI5 in the cold winter of nineteen sixty-one. When a series of deaths happen, he is forced to seek the assassin out before it is too late. Read More

Book / Fantasy

January 03, 2019

Reads: 1437

Comments: 20

Shelves: 10

The Booksie Classic House

In the Shadows of London a secret society of vampires, magicians, werewolves and more all live side by side - this unlikely peace only possible due to the laws of the Treaty. But, with a recent spate of vampire attacks, and several grizzly interspecies murders, it appears the Treaty… Read More
London, England, 1953. When twelve year old Susannah Powell arrives at Dorchester Hall with her parents. When they tell her that she would live with her Aunt and Uncle, she finds herself drawn into a fantasy world full of magic and mystery. Read More
John rides the tube to and from work. It's dull. Read More
London, England, 1943 During the height of World War II, London spy Donald Richardson, a young spy, gets involved in a plot that threatens the United Kingdom. When his life is put in grave danger, he struggles to survive during the most tumultuous period in the nineteen forties. Read More

Short Story / Romance

October 03, 2018

Reads: 159

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A fictional narrative about a chance meeting abroad. Read More
An independent woman in a matriarchal world. A town lost in a parallel universe. My name is Clara Clarke and I’m a paranormal investigator in Londinium. Mother abandoned me as a child and the only memory I got from her is her books. They kept… Read More
Its 1966 and two thirteen year-old boys are running away from home. They'll travel south to London, then north to Scotland where they will steal a boat and cross the North Sea to Norway. That's the plan, anyway. Read More

Reads: 142

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

May it never end. Read More

Reads: 1121

Comments: 11

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A 7 part short story: London, Whitechapel 1888 and the city is in the grip of terror as a crazed killer stalks the dark streets carving up innocent women, who the papers are calling, Jack the Ripper. Scotland Yard call in the help of retired Oxford professor of the… Read More
Quite alot of things could happen when you go on holidays, especially if you have kids with you. You need to be alert, and make sure things goes well. This story is partly true, and partly false. Read More
A flash-fiction: It is December, 1888, London, England. Two murderous misfits are in the middle of mayhem and thievery. Read More

Poem / Humor

April 04, 2018

Reads: 183

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Poems House

My thanks to hullabaloo22 for the "Onion on a London street" subject. --- I hope this filled the bill. Read More
A genre mixing tall-tale narrative with dire present consequences. 2 parallel stories separate by 20 years, father and son. Abandoned immigrants, prodigious journeys, much context and analysis of risk and choice. Current events rip into the pages of 1001 nights and reverse the flow of genies. Rushie's 3 years… Read More
After Ian Thatcher was shot whilst sat on the toliet in the pub, Ted and Trev accompany him in the ambulance. Ted must also begin his 100 hours of unpaid work whilst Trevor attempts to capture some more swans for his cafe. Read More

Reads: 355

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When the lure of illicit London life becomes too much for young David, all he desires is for someone to take him home. Read More

Reads: 970

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Short novel about a homeless person and his fight to come to terms with his past and his mother's attempts to find him. Gritty, cutting and real. Read More

Book / Romance

January 02, 2018

Reads: 838

Comments: 8

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Natalie is out of her comfort zone. Planted in London, from a small town in the quiet west-country, now mingling with London's elite and swapping wellies for Louboutins. Her hopes of quietly seeing out her first months in her new job, are dashed when the charming company… Read More
A small extract from a short story I am currently working on. I have not come up with a definite title as of yet. It should be completed soon, however, i am writing on and off. PLeas let me know what you thought of it and I Hope you… Read More
Just my personal little historical fiction that takes place in 19th century London, more specifically: The Regency Era. I love Jane Austen´s books and English history, so I am quite passionate about this even though I am not too experienced. Still I would love to hear people´s opinions and… Read More
Eva and myself decided to do an experiment. We wanted to see if we could meet each other in our dreams. Read More
This story is about a Princess I happen to bump into who was on her way to Scotland. Later, back in London, we became real friends. Read More

Reads: 471

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Young Male living in East London watching his mother struggle and wanting to provide for his family however hanging around with bad company has a major influence on who you become even though your mother raised you right. Read More

Tags: suicide, london, gangs

Poem / Non-Fiction

June 04, 2017

Reads: 286

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

In support and sympathy for the 7 killed, 48 injured and 100's psychologically scared by the terrorist attack in London 6/3/17. Read More
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