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In this stunning story of action and suspense, set against the turbulent background of World War One, a young military Chaplain is thrust into a life and death struggle with a psychopathic British soldier. When escaping to the wilds of rural North Dakota with his new wartime bride doesn't provide… Read More

Featured Review by niah

"Personally I would have thought that my life was in danger but that's just the way I think." Read More

Book / Romance

February 23, 2021

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The meeting between young Michael Grayson and the lovely Signet Bergeron, one early September day, on the misty shores of Lone Pine Lagoon appears, at first glance, to be just a chance encounter. But was it? Possibly not, because Mike’s mother, Peggy, thinks their meeting was destined to happen. When… Read More
Years after a mysterious plane crash, a woman feared dead is spotted at an anti-war rally. A private investigator named Edgar Willis is hired onto the case, however, he must abandon his virtues after learning of the real destiny of the airplane. Read More
We only have one life. One chance. One purpose. One body. One mind. One goes to One-hundred and I will tell the story in between. Read More
Rachel works hard as a mother of the only child. And it's hard for her to be at home with Becky all the time. So she decided to find someone who will help her with that. Read More
This is a nightmare! She tried hard, to stand still, to control her trembling, to squeeze her thumping heart. Holding onto the razor-sharp scalpel that suddenly felt heavy. Murder? No, that was not a part of the plan. When Ohio based Aria decided to join her friends on their camping… Read More

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Vanessa Donnelly and her twin Bella just moved to Willow Lake, a quiet little town with quiet little people. Until they both become acquainted with Lila Padilla. Lila claims that she can see the future and predicts how both the twins and their new friends will die. It was all… Read More
MYSTERY ! ACTION ! SUSPENSE ! SPACE COLONY ! ROMANCE !EXPLOSIVE ! A mysterious knockout bottle-blonde loses her husband somewhere in the judicial system on Space Colony #88. She hires Nick Ryder to find him and gets the help of the astonishing Alexandra King into the bargain. A non-stop trail… Read More
A short poem depicting a conversation of the good and the bad. Read More
A flash fiction piece for the Writer's Digest Flash Fiction Challenge. A short suspense piece, that is downbeat and very much a pulp piece to its core. Read More

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With a twist or two in the classic Romeo & Juliet story, Luca Palladino is a young, intelligent prince who represents the forbidden love between famous musician and actor Vince Palladino and Princess Camila Juric, both of whom are from two entirely different neighboring cultures that have been at war… Read More

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"A wonderfully written romantic novel." Read More

ADVENTURE, SUSPENSE, SUPERNATURAL, ACTION, REVELATION A stranger enters the lives of many, drawing unwanted attention from the most powerful entrenched interests in the world, both secular and religious. They feel threatened by his mere presence, his supernatural powers, but most of all they they fear the knowledge he possesses and… Read More
Two people discover that they are on the same deadly mission. And it's personal. This is one of eight 10-minute plays in the "Random Nature of Life" series. They were translated into Spanish and performed in June 2018 in Oaxaca, Mexico. This 10-minute play was adapted into a short film… Read More
Benny was an alright guy, and would help out anyone. He often visited the local children's hospital to read stories to sick kids. He felt he was a good person, and that nothing bad would happen to him or people he loved. So when Marcus, an old friend of Benny's,… Read More

Short Story / Horror

December 27, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

WARNING- This story is based on real-life events and revolves around true incidents. A merry season fabricated not from the conspicuous adornments, yet from the lights of our eyes and soul-bonds. However, who knew this New Year an interaction with a paranormal investigator, could turn into an extreme disaster for… Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 24, 2020

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Lust over fear; even while fresh blood permeates the air. What would drive others to this extreme after dying again and again, only to be revived waking in the same hell? Simple. The need to feed and breed. Too bad there's only one woman available and she isn't exactly willing… Read More
ITALY, ADVENTURE, DANGER, ACTION, SUSPENSE, THRILLER Two young American tourists, Marsha and Grant, discover diamonds in an Italian Cathedral. Death and danger combine with action and adventure to send them fleeing from the world of diamond smuggling, the Mafia, and the Three Bullet Killer. Read More
It is about a man finding out that his worst enemy is his own blood. Read More
The plan is clear. Go in, take everything you can, go out. This is the planned estate. Read More
Mia Weller's parents owe the dangerous Rossi family money that they cannot payback. To free themselves of that debt, they make a deal to sell their only daughter to the Black Market. If they can come up with the money before Saturday, they would free her. When Mia saves the… Read More
The Countdown: One woman's way to get out of what she perceives a suffocating existence. Read More
Wes Faulkner is in a race against time, in forty-eight hours, his wife, Marcia, will be murdered. With the police being of no help and precious hours ticking away, Wes turns to his old pal, disgraced police detective Rick. Together, they must track down this psychopathic would-be killer before the… Read More

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Something strange is going on with Jake when he woke up one day in the morning. But where it leads... Read More
A young research assistant at a publishing house gets an amazing job offer. She soon gets a peek behind the curtain and sees the darker side of the literary world. She finds things to be not so clean and clear cut as she explores the seedy underbelly of the publishing… Read More
A story for fans of the bizarre and frightening Read More
We all have unnatural powers. All we have to do is just look deep inside of ourselves. What is hiding inside of a regular schoolboy? He didn't even suspect. Read More

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Katelynn Quinn and Alexis Cruz put their lives and careers at the Ridgemont PD on the line to fight against what most feared. But, they never expected the personal battle they would have to face when the monster they fought set its sights on silencing them. Read More
Meredith has just torched the last of her bridges and now she's run out of second chances. In a last bid to salvage her dignity from a tyranical father, she strikes out for another world--the world she left behind in her school days. It's only a stop gap plan to… Read More
This is a combination of Savanna George's two short stories, on fiction and one non-fiction. Story One-Middle Of A Memory: Ash Steel was the typical high school student, working towards graduation and attending homecoming, but everything changed when he met Audrey Bohlor. He thought they had the perfect romance until… Read More
Carter Briggs lived a rough life. he was born into a family that was doped up constantly, and was forced away with his half sister at age two. they eventually got adopted out together, and even though his new home was full of love, it came with some pretty heavy… Read More

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