Urban stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

I wanted to originally create a poem akin to Paul Hunt's Night Diary, that used to be read to me as a child. If you have never read it before, I'd definitely recommend it. It is a short book but it is truly beautiful. The perspective of this poem is… Read More

Reads: 40

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Do you look around and see a moment frozen and weave stories about it? I do... A short story that captures the heart of a moment... Inspired by a poetic picture in a frame Read More

Book / Fantasy

September 04, 2020

"In the case of involuntary manslaughter, the jury finds you guilty....." Imagine you have everything you could ever ask for and in the blink of an eye it's all taken from you and now you are facing serious jail time. Stacey thought she was finally free from her ex Patrick… Read More

Book / Romance

July 30, 2020

Reads: 143

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

After serving her country, Shyanne Cooper finds herself back in Philly, Pa searching for inner peace. There, she finds herself consumed in drama with a single father and his 4 kids. Read More
Demons have many different depictions, but what if they are exactly like us? What if they are us? Do we give birth to society’s demons or are we perhaps the demons ourselves? Read More

Tags: fantasy, crime, urban

After being alone for awhile, she finally finds love. But her ex-husband is not quite ready to let go. Read More
Consider, for a moment, that the visions that come out of Nils Andersen's guitars are real. And consider, for a moment more, that the power was handed down to him through his maternal line. And consider, for just one moment more, that this power is the power to bring the… Read More
A unique way of solving a problem. Read More

Tags: urban

Poem / Poetry

March 25, 2020

Reads: 129

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A villanelle ode to urban art... Read More
A "Bronx Tale" of a different kind. Read More

Tags: urban

Vengeance is gotten in a very unique way. Read More

Tags: urban

Poem / Poetry

February 21, 2020

Reads: 154

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
life on city streets can be interesting and deadly. Read More

Tags: urban

Is it real? Is everything you know is real? can you swear on your own life that you know everything about your own self? Do you believe you own your life or it just a game you need to play to survive? If you find yourself one day responsible to… Read More

Book / Romance

January 05, 2020

Reads: 257

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

She’s willing to sacrifice everything for him. Will it be enough? Gabriella Carmichael may be the world’s only day-walking vampire. With one foot in the world of man and the other in the supernatural realm, she never quite knows where she belongs. Her only desire is a life outside the… Read More

Book / Fantasy

January 05, 2020

Reads: 270

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Are the Horsemen destined to destroy the world, or save it? Evie’s never been much for danger, but danger has a way of finding her. After two years living as a shut it, afraid of the slightest human contact, one random night she finds herself face-to-face with fate. Derek is… Read More
Bored with her life, Melanie joined an online dating site. The person she meet will turn her life upside down. Read More

Book / Horror

September 18, 2019

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Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Fantasy Realm House

Warning !!!!!!! This story contains horrific scenes of a sexual nature and is unsuitable for minors.Urban monster wreaks havoc slaying the local population with menace.The town of Darkville lays just south of the river Mississippi. With a population of just over 25,000 it was seldom in the news but on… Read More

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An orphaned vampire attempts to sort life between right and wrong in a city of extreme corruption and violent crimes. Gradually exploring her abilities, True-Juniper unknowingly becomes one of Los Angeles's unsung vigilantes. Unfortunately, there's a bigger threat. One that surpasses any malfeasance of criminal clans in the city. The… Read More

Reads: 7240

Comments: 4

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Forbidden Fruit is define as something that is desired, that all the more because it is not allowed. When the forbidden fruit's essences seep into your life, full of toxic nectar and stings your taste bud, all the more wanted more that is not yours. Loving everything about the… Read More

Featured Review by Devin Shane

"Interesting. I like to see urban fiction on here. Keep posting. " Read More

Book / Other

June 29, 2019

Reads: 385

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Erishon finds himself torn between new love and old love. Read More
I walked up the raggedy steps of Crenshaw projects. Avoiding stepping on needles , crack pipes and fisher price toys. I went on back into my room stopping at the gruesome sight that took my breath away. If you are offended by the N word at all i advise you… Read More
A randomly selected sample chapter from the novel I am currently working on. Thoughts, comments and criticism appreciated. Read More

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Shelves: 1

The Devin Shane House

This is my first trip into Sci-fiction, fantasy, or whatever you call it. This is a bloody and lustful story about Vampires and Slayers. Y'all can let me know if I should keep going with it or not. Read More

Reads: 2015

Comments: 1

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

This story takes you through an erotic journey of Chris and Cameron's life filled with sex and maybe love. Read More
Europe, distant future. A meteorite impacted on the area of Russia, turning the area into a dead zone. Moreover, it emits a strange radiance which increases the impact survivors and their offsprings' endurance and strength, but also causing them to be born with various deformities or missing body parts.… Read More

Reads: 624

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Falling Angels is the story of a group of friends living in London during the summer of 1997. An air of optimism had swept the nation, Britpop was cool and directors had an obsession with London gangsters. This novel follows the ordinary and not so ordinary lives of John,… Read More
Fourteen Year old Justin and his younger seven year old brother Curtis have never lived a normal life. Raised in a pseudo-Christian cult group known as the Messianic Authoritarians, they have strict rules to live by enforced by their parents, which is not helped by the fact that their… Read More
When life gives you lemons, Take Karma to squeeze! Read More

Tags: mystery, crime, urban

A secret thread of the macabre stretches back through time distilling primeval lore out of truths buried under the façade of the modern moment. Read More

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