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Former astronaut Jewel Mills refused to disclose the details of her last space voyage to anyone. Not a coworker. Not a friend. Not even after retirement. When the press blamed her for impeding the advancement of science, she retained her stubborn silence and lived in contentment. Gia has followed in… Read More
Taking place after the events of a fighting tournament, Zack “invested” winnings from said tournament sinking his money to purchase a private island, which he promptly names after himself: "Zack Island". He then invited the women from the tournament to his island, under the pretense that the next Dead or… Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 16, 2020

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A horror novella based on the haunted Annabelle doll. Read More
It's early 2010 and Paul, a victim of the 2008 recession, is several months laid-off from his job at a title insurance company. He is 34 years old and on unemployment compensation, trying to figure out his next move in a post-recession world that benefits the very few. *Compensation is… Read More
Tired of her job, her boyfriend and life in general, Jana seeks to leave her hometown of Prague and live in the US. When she is accepted into a semester program at a university in upstate New York, she quickly learns that life in the "Land of the Free" isn't… Read More
Former university lecturer David Kroft has seen better days. Mr. Kroft, an American ex-pat living in London for the last two decades, finds himself stranded at Gatwick Int’l Airport with his estranged wife Clara. While patronizing the concourse pub he meets a young woman from the Czech Republic named Jana… Read More
Based on an OC for a White Wolf MUSH, this is the story of how Sahariel survives a terrifying captivity at the hands of a depraved monster and is reunited with her soulmate. (Warning: some scenes may trigger sensitive people.) Read More
Peyton Morgan can taste peoples emotions after eating their food, but when a nationwide quarantine is in effect how will he react to literally eating his feelings that have now doubled in severity now that he's alone? Read More
Arden Clover is a wizard PI who is often too smart for his own good. A high profile client has hired him to find a missing person in the most dangerous city in the world, The Ashes. An all wizard city located under, or in the ashes, of Phoenix Arizona. Read More
The Salamacra is a novella length story documenting the efforts of world renowned playwright Fauvian LaValay as he searches for information regarding a series of murders centred around a creature known only as 'the Salamacra'. The story details Fauvian's conversations with Father Ifan Lordrige, a figure heavily rumoured to be… Read More
Josey Jacobsen has survived losing her true love...twice. When Archer Grayson walks into her life a third time, Josey must choose between letting him go or taking one more chance on love. As a two hundred year old vampire in New Orleans, Josey has seen her share of stories. However,… Read More

Book / Horror

November 30, 2018

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Comments: 1

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Omukade is a Novella that's loosely based on the Japanese fairy tale; My Lord Bag of Rice. This re-imaging of the fairy tale is created and written by Eugene Alejandro (me), and all ten of the chapters to it are edited/revised by Gene Santiago (my father). Read More
When Isabella sees a middle aged woman dancing alone in the streets, she thinks it is a joke. But as more and more people join this woman in the strange flailing waltz that continues for days in the mid Summer heat, she begins to see something oddly supernatural and… Read More
In this introduction we meet our protagonist, Binks (Brianna Rinks) in this short novella about crime, thievery, and self discovery. Read More

Book / Romance

September 03, 2018

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Shelves: 1

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There are 35 chapters to this Novella. One will be published once a day. Read More
Can a mysterious family secret prevent further tragedy? Read More
A group of narcissistic young expats attempt to make sense of the world, and,reluctantly themselves, as they navigate life in the stifling heat of Vietnam. They don't want to be there, they don't really want to be anywhere, and like a Hunter S. Thompson tribute act, they slip easily… Read More
In the same world as Within, Aislin is princess of Lysera. Growing up, she was never the princess that her family wanted her to be. Spending so much time with her brothers, she has grown up to be a warrior. This story tells the tale behind incoming characters from… Read More

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Comments: 11

Shelves: 5

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Book One: A 5 part mini sci fi story. David Eusabian Kasimov (Dek) is a time traveller from the 29th century AD. while on a routine observation mission, Dek is plunged into a time travelling adventure in which he uncovers UFO conspiracies and extra-terrestrial cover-ups. An action packed, rip roaring… Read More
From my longer novella, "From This Shoreline" Read More
Claire Attaway, a young professional woman in her twenties, bumps into a stranger on a busy street in London. At first glance, his demeanor disappoints her. Yet, an incomprehensible power radiates out from him. His name is Mason Brannigan and he owns a jewelry store. They continue to meet, but… Read More

Tags: romance, novella

Reads: 2470

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Privilege and power breed recklessness; when combined with pure morality they form a force of nature. No amount of difficulty will keep Christine, a young sorceress from a cursed land, from destroying an injustice that has ruined the lives of a father and his daughter. She could never have predicted… Read More

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[How To Pronounce Names/Words] Aislinn- Ash-len All Aislinn knew how to do was run. Every time she did something wrong, she ran. But now when she can't run, what will happen? When she has to stay and fight? When lives depend on her? And when she finds out what she… Read More

Tags: novella

Shaun is down on his luck. Drunk and grief-stricken, he heads for the nearest bar to seek solace. There he meets Eliza, a femme fatale drawn from the dark corners of the noir tradition, and is soon drawn into a world of hard drinking and addiction. Throw in a drug… Read More
Maryam belongs to the world above ground, a world where everyone is waiting around for death to finally take them. But in a twist of fate and chance meetings maybe she could change her world for the better. Read More

Tags: love, hope, future, novella

All kindess isn't wise. · • · • · • · Third’s clutch escaped their home universe years ago, before any of them were old enough to legally take a name and to stop having to risk themselves to keep others alive. She’s still too young for that, and the… Read More
This is one of my stories that I wrote last year. It was my first, and its not the best. But, I thought I'd put it on here just to see how people like. It's a novella, so it's a little longer than a short story. This is a story… Read More
'...and they kept her word' is a short novel with two central characters. Revolving around the friendship of Avanti and Arnav since childhood, the story takes the readers to their love lives in the future. Amidst hatred, fights, arguments and naughtiness as kids, when these two realize the presence of… Read More

Book / Romance

April 29, 2016

Reads: 1124

Comments: 1

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Two strangers. One chance encounter. One life-changing night. **Disclaimer: I do not own the photo used for the cover. All credit goes to the photographer and anybody else involved.** Read More
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