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an excerpt on being an empath in the big city Read More
Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York (Plus Ontario, Canada). Read More
It's August 1942. Evers Osborne is a private investigator with a story. He is a former Pasadena Police Officer and ex-U.S. Navy dive bomber pilot. He's also a lawyer and musician. Evers is hired by a young lady from New York City in a quest to solve the mystery of… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Seth is riding the subway. While reading a book, a girl comes and sits right next to him. Being a bit surprised by this, he can't say a single word, so they sit in silence for about ten minutes. The girl has to get off at the next station. She… Read More

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The Review Chain House

"Yes; I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find their way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world" - Oscar Wilde Amira Frore is just finding her way by moonlight all the way to… Read More
The development of a young man as he moves further into a world of addiction and the underground. The story is based on real people living in New Jersey and New York City. Read More
New York, 1971. Mark Chambers is a man who lives in his Lower Manhattan apartment. When a series of deaths happen in the city that never sleeps, he is forced to find out who the killer is-otherwise he'll end up dead. Read More
A young man continues his downward spiral into the world of drugs. Read More
For readers who would like to find love on their very first date! Read More

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New York, 1959. Richard Chambers is a gay man who leaves home due to his parents' conservative religious beliefs, and seeks out a whole new world in which drags himself into an abyss in which there's no escape. Read More
Martin Robertson is a writer who lives in New York. As he struggles through life, his girlfriend Evelyn, keeps him honest in the city that never sleeps. Read More
Karen Fletcher is a young New York woman in her early twenties. When she meets Beth James, a socialite in her mid-thirties, they fall in love with each other at a Lower Manhattan party hosted by Becky Cain, one of the richest people in the city that never sleeps. Read More
New York, 1924. Twenty-two year old Emily James is a young lady during the Roaring Twenties, New York. When she meets Charles Baxter, a rich man of means, their romance causes a lot of problems. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

New York, 2018. Mark Sanders is a New York businessman who indulges in all kinds of bad behaviour, before he suffers from the excesses of the World, that takes him down the abyss of a life tainted by decisions that causes him to re-evaluate his middle-age life in his forties. Read More
The fractured lives of gay and lesbian twenty year old New Yorkers in modern, 21st century America, that consumes them in the art, and film world. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Coming from a suburb, a shy Gina manages to come to New York and stumbles upon a strange, yet intriguing fellow who's crazy about art. A short story dedicated to the artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat. Read More

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Comments: 23

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The Vintage Publishing House

Thank you, New York City; my hometown. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Falling in love is always scary and wonderful, but more so when only one of you is still alive Read More
If New York City was an animate being, what would it feel? Read More
A new life, one she made for herself. Or did she? Read More

Tags: subway, new-york

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Comments: 6

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The Booksie Classic House

It’s just a typical evening in New York City...or isn’t? How well do you observe the details in the every-day craze? Do you think you know the people around you as well as you think you do? No - spoiler alert - there are no ghosts or vampires, but… Read More
When you're kid is grown and flown and you're alone who are you left with? This is the first posting in my series in discovering who I was left with (me), and all that's good when you feel so bad (alone) all around, if you just look. Read More
“It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us.” – Norman Maclean Read More
While learning English in New York, a young foreign student, Kazuki wants to stay in the U.S. and learn at college. He tries to get some more advice from his friend who came here early. But the friend looks like reluctant to give Kazuki the advice. So, Kazuki tries to… Read More

Book / Romance

August 05, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Mature Audience is Advised Moonlit Terrace is an emotional and touching novel. It details how an extremely wealthy and powerful man succumbs to the everyday pressures in life, and unwillingly falls in love on the journey. Steffen Galeio, an Italian immigrant and entrepreneur of Galeio's Company Shipping Incorporation is invited… Read More
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