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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: 70

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A fictional narrative about a chance meeting abroad. Read More

Book / Fantasy

September 13, 2018

Reads: 863

Comments: 18

Shelves: 8

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
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: 40

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

May it never end. Read More

Reads: 585

Comments: 10

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: 70

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: 197

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: 392

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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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: 456

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: 342

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: 152

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
This a short script suitable for a play. It s about a young woman, Molly, who is struggling with the loss of her boyfriend, Shane, breaking up with her. In the midst of this drama, an evil sorceror starts taking over her villiage. Molly's sidekick, Jeremiah, helps Molly defend their… Read More

Reads: 178

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Poem dedicated to the tragic Westminster attack recently. Thank you, Hullabaloo22 for the inspiration after your poem, 'Look Over Your Shoulder'. My heart goes out the victims and all those impacted. Read More
A preview story featuring Kelly Conner one of the main characters in my debut novel 'Obsession You Will Always Be Mine'. Follow Kelly as she makes the long trip down south to see her lover Aaron Taylor. Read More
Not my best writing, but I wanted to write something quick and see what this website is like..so here it goes. This story is about Naznin, a young woman who has been in love with her childhood best friend Hakim for four years. She has never had the courage to… Read More
A short guide to the iconic landmark that is The Tower of London. Read More
What happens when Dr. Alice Evanston makes a major scientific breakthrough- a serum that'll help her wheelchair confined husband, Matthew to walk again....but, ends up accidentally turning him into a monster? CAST MEMBERS: Matt Smith as Matthew David Tennant as Martin Rooney Mara as Dr.Alice Oona Chaplin as Deirdre Chris… Read More
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