London stories, books, poems, and more

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Hi, I’m Amayra, I love to explore new destinations and food. I love to try different kinds of cuisines on my journey. Here I would like to share my journey to London during Christmas time. Read More
Hey, I’m Jessica here and as I planned to visit London again with my family, therefore I decided to visit London in April during the time of Easter. I had an awesome experience in London last time when I came to my friend's wedding but I just had one day… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

1833 London, England. Mycroft, a young man in the 19th Century, recounts his story that is full of love, romance, and adventures. Read More
I used The Dorchester Hotel as a sort of a hideaway, heal up joint, and spa to recover from missions. It is very expensive now and was even more so back when I was an active intelligence agent in the field Read More

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A short romance story set in the mid-1960's. Read More

Tags: romance, london, 1960s

Hey, I’m Jessica here, and I would like to share my experience I had at my friends' wedding function that happened in London. I planned to spend two days there. One to spend on a wedding party and second to get around to London. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 20, 2019

Reads: 133

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem about fog. Read More

Tags: poem, london, fog, other

London, England, September 5, 1940. Maggie Westland is a young woman who is working for the London Branch of MI5 during World War II, under Prime Minister Winston Churchill. As the German threat under Adolf Hitler spreads throughout Europe, she puts herself in grave danger. Read More
A short story written for the title. Cover image: daniels-joffe on Unsplash Read More

Reads: 189

Comments: 16

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The Booksie Classic House

What is happening to society? Read More

Short Story / Horror

February 23, 2019

Reads: 278

Comments: 6

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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: 1888

Comments: 22

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

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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

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The Booksie Classic House

May it never end. Read More

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Comments: 19

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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

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"A gripping and macabre start to this atmospheric chiller.I could almost see the scene with my own eyes being played out.Excellent imagery with n..." 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

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Comments: 3

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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

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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

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