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Book / Romance

November 15, 2020

Reads: 158

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A flash flood unearths a strange mystery. A young girl, unloved by her parents, finds love in her animals until she met her loving future husband. They'd had very different upbringings on the farms they grew up on. Why did she leave, she had everything? A flash flood unearths a… Read More
A body is found hanging from a noose made from a bell rope! Is this just the start of things to come? The deceptively quiet remote village is shattered after a brazen obnoxious outsider purchases The Old Vicarage - strange disappearances occur. It wasn't until the gruesome village history was… Read More
Gripping Nail Biter of a Mystery! Another fast-paced murder mystery, thriller - fiction novel, enveloped in a romance: A man on the run and a distraught woman are both escaping very different unjust circumstances. Fate brings the pair together - ironically the injustices they suffer conclude in the same dramatic… Read More
Potential Bluegrass or Country song lyric Read More
A fun story to write - and I think a fun one to read...I hope IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More
A lot of people think that it is just impossible to live in some under-developed rural areas while modern city life can provide a person with almost everything that one could only imagine. However, such active and bustling way of life is not for everyone. There are a lot of… Read More
"Sometimes we must know how to hate in order to know how to love." When a human skull is found beneath two yew trees in the Barrow Fells natural park, local police sergeant and his wife are lead down a path they will never return from. As the mystery unravels… Read More

Reads: 2188

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Amanda Ashley House

smoke drink run, an appalachian coming of age story. born into rural poverty and surrounded by addiction audum learns to be invisible to survive. when audum discovers the truth about her past she's faced with falling into addiction or confronting her own life. audum endures life with her abusive mother,… Read More

Short Story / Horror

February 15, 2020

Reads: 275

Comments: 9

The Booksie Classic House

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What was your plan for life when you were in 10th grade? Written as an assignment for English class I describe my dream life. Although not perfectly correlated with my real life there is more truth than dream to the story. Read More

Reads: 348

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

A rural conflagration. Cover image: Read More

Tags: trees, rural, crows, flames

Reads: 454

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

No one dare get in the way of Anna loving Molly. Read More

Tags: creepy, gothic, rural, cat, farm

Memoirs of a simple farmer and father living in the DPRK. Featured in FLASH Vol. 1, Chapter 27, by hullabaloo22, Read More
I hope you like to make a difference in an implementation of the key issues we have still holes in the cyber defense. Let us contribute for this human question why we invest a lot here for our future. :) Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 02, 2017

Reads: 509

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poverty is an injustice. Read More

Reads: 653

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Shakeeb is troubled by his younger brothers disease. This story is a coming of age story which sees Shakeeb take his brother on a journey through Bangladesh. Read More

Book / Fantasy

October 13, 2015

Drake is a normal college student leading a normal life until his dreams change everything. From his small town, Drake pursues whatever normalcy he can grab in his waking life while fighting to save friends and family from the dangers that stalk the world in his dreams. Cheri is the… Read More
Norway, 993 AD. Helgi and Lars are sharing their experiences from the Midsummer celebration the night before. In the process, they discover something about themselves and their friendship... ________________________________________________________ Helgi Dagsson and Lars Brandsson are characters in my novel "Sons of Disobedience", which takes place about 5 years after this… Read More
Crafting assistance for one million village in my country. Let us remake this dream. Here I have seen this dedication like the movie, SWADESH. Let us save this commitment in reality. Read More
This collection does not profess to represent Nepali literature as a whole, but lays emphasis on certain themes that crop up in the daily lives of the Nepalese. The Nepalese world that the Nepalese poets and writers describe and create is a different one, compared to the western one. It… Read More

Reads: 514

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There is not much to do when living in a small rural town, or is there? Meet Jennifer and her friends as they enter their third year in high school. With goals and inspirations larger than their community, her and friends will endure common teenage situations with a twist: school,… Read More
(This is the whole story, not a chapter) - While Taro was reading an old local story, he wondered what "dirt-spider" character means in the story. His father indicated that "dirt-spider" may be a metaphor of a certain group of people. Taro got interested in the story and those old… Read More
Once upon a time, there were two countries along the sea. They were always fighting over the border. One day, a person suggested to pick up a dog from each country and let them fight... rural traditional story, 354 words. Read More
A woman was living near a waterfall. One day, when she was in the waiting room of an ophthalmologist, she heard someone call her saying her eyes will become better if... 416 words. Read More
Once upon a time, there was an old man. One night, he was walking down a way home from a local wedding party. When he came to Shin-kawa (new river), he heard someone call him… – 386 words. Read More
Once upon a time, there was a farmer. One day, he found a treasure from a field... -A short story, 369 words Read More
I miss the small amount of time I spent in a rustic locale. Read More
Recently saw a man singing country in the pavement, asking for change. Inspiration came shortly after. Read More
A short description of a view of Hampshire's rural life Read More
Best friends Jack and Bernie head out for a day fishing after years apart, and the darkness of the past has a chance to rear its ugly head once again. Read More

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