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Book / Fantasy

January 14, 2019

Reads: 271

Comments: 22

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

It seemed the right thing to do at the time, but when The Truth is finally revealed, the consequences for the royal family are catastrophic. Cover designed by our own, super talented booksie member, Markie Bee... https://www.booksie.com/users/markie-bee-223538 Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 14, 2018

Reads: 65

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Short Story / Horror

October 05, 2018

Reads: 70

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"Superbly written, Hully... full of tension and intrigue. I like the way you drip fed clues as to the setting, allowing readers to fill in pieces..." Read More

At the edge of humanity's reach inside a mad creation horror and wonder harmonize into the ultimate instinct of the living: Survival. Read More

Tags: horror, tension

I'm a developmental and content editor. I see the same problems from new authors all the time. It's venting time... :) Check it out. Read More
A simple short story with a hidden technique to control stress Read More

Book / Horror

November 26, 2017

The first part of a longer story, focussed around the happenings of a guardsman at the forest. He works to oversee the people entering and make sure that they pay the entry fee. But what happens in a few weeks, he could have never expected. The blurb sounds horribly… Read More

Poem / Romance

August 18, 2017

Reads: 287

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

Noir: Confessions from Lisbeth Read More
Now, scoring top marks isn''t a headache at all! Read More

Tags: tension, study, tips, exams

Farrah Faith is gone but has delivered a glamorous replacement. The legionnaires are allowed to wear their uniforms (without hats and 'battle belts') to monitor the halls. Curtis Sliwa visits and boosts enrollment in the Legions. Bethany moves along in the "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness." Read More
Farrah Faith and her recruited legionnaires expect and prepare for the final battle. Their ranks of their opponents represent the full spectrum of physical, cyber, and corporate bullying. The battle is fought in the rain and swirling mists of a late, cold and darkening Halloween eve. Read More
The forces opposing the campaign of Farrah Faith and her legionnaires to free young women not only from bullying but also from the ceaseless waves of social media advertisers, comes down to a cold foggy darkening late afternoon before Halloween and The Battle of Bethany Stream. Read More
A young woman with supernatural powers offends a great many people while she is recruiting, instructing, and training legions of bullied young women. In the American tradition, the forces of good and evil must clash. And that is about to happen. Read More
A mysterious young woman arrives on campus and her powers, both physical and supernatural begin to rearrange and realign the status of the young women in the school where they have been bullied both in person and on the net. Naturally, any such person has enemies. Read More
Two former closest friends now wage a war of wits and nerves. Annihilation of the Bay Area is up for grabs. Read More
Two old friends now engage in a war of both wits and nerves. The destruction of the entire Bay Area is the goal of one friend. Read More
An old friend of an unusually gregarious SF Police Sargent shows up on a list of frightening citizens wanted for questioning by the authorities. The chase is on. Read More
In this concluding chapter, Lorrie and David move toward the finale of their first industrial espionage gig, but the action and adventure never stop. Nor do the holograms. Read More
Newlyweds, Lorrie and David, are both ex-special ops on their first industrial espionage case. Deep in a boreal forest, they find bullets,sharks, ex-military spooks,and-----holograms. Read More
Ex-spec ops and newlyweds David and Lorrie are on their first industrial espionage assignment. Some of what they expected occurs. However the unexpected takes many forms as they fight their way toward a successful completion of their task. Read More
Newlyweds, Lorrie and David, both ex-spec ops, are on their first industrial espionage mission. Armed patrols, Great Whites, ex-military opponents, boreal forest---and holograms are a few of the obstacles to a successful result. Read More
Lorrie and David, both ex-special ops---and newlyweds---are in he middle of their violent, action-packed first industrial espionage mission. Just when it seems the action will let up and give them time to regroup, more dangers appear; like two Great Whites, and provides more call for their special training---and their icy… Read More
Ex-military Special Ops newlyweds are on their first industrial espionage case and have encountered a boreal forest, armed patrols, animals, and a hologram, Category 10. Everything remains fluid, tense and uncertain as they look for the Command and Control Center, in a lake, protected by two Great Whites. Read More
Farrah Faith 'drops into' Bethany and quickly reveals both physical and supernatural powers. Enemies from many quarters band together to take down her and her legions and restore power to the retail-industrial complex as well as the bullies who formerly ran Bethany High. Read More
Lorrie and David are newly-weds and ex-special forces.This is their first industrial espionage case, one that finds them dressed in titanium-wear while making their way through the heavy murk of a dark primeval forest wearing night-vision goggles and carrying Glocks and silencers. Then here is the first hologram. Read More
A man drops onto the Negev Desert. Shortly after his arrival, he is accumulating and donating billions. Fiona Weir encounters him and he vanishes. Enemies from across the spectrum of humanity are determined to eliminate him. Read More
Xavier Mazel is the mysterious stranger who seems intent on acquiring great wealth and then giving it to the less fortunate. Fiona Weir, a glamorous reporter, is convinced that Mazel has great powers and tries to contact him. Meanwhile, Mazel is viewed by religion as the AntiChrist or a bogus… Read More
Lorrie and David, two ex-military elites, are on their first industrial espionage assignment in a primeval forest. They are wearing Neptunic titanium outfits because some one gave them the information that there was a hidden lake with Great Whites in it, protecting the people who had stolen their client's secrets. Read More
There is something extremely odd about Farrah Faith that has some convinced that not only is she a killer in diaphanous dresses but also a hypnotist with powers to give ironclad post-hypnotic suggestions. Meanwhile, she has recruited and trained her Magnificent Twelve into a fearsome force. Read More
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