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Rage VII: Awakening the Lost by Celtic Bard

A Rage Story (7)
How do you tell someone they belong to another species and have them not think you are completely insane? How do you give them the all of the information they need to embrace their new reality and intelligently choose the new path their life will travel? Radovan Dzerdja's existence is dedicated to the history of Homo esoterica. Part of his job as a Loremaster is to Awaken those Lost to the reality that is Homo esoterica. When he is hired to Awaken Candy and Angus, his job gets interesting.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Alternate Universe, Fantasy
| Votes: 55 | Score: 6.45
Size: 57KB | Posted:
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Madazine by Scriptorius

This is a collection of zany stories ranging from 300 to 1,600 words in length. The first one is preceded by an introduction to the Madazine staff.
Added Chapter 11

in progress Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor
| Votes: 13 | Score: 5.83
Size: 43KB | Downloads: 738 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Wrong Girl by Lumpy

John Taylor (3)
Soldier-turned-missing persons specialist John Taylor is adjusting to his new life, putting the scars of his past behind him and doing what he can to make a difference. That new status quo is upended when a powerful Senator asks Taylor to find her wayward party girl daughter. What should have been a simple job escalates into a race against the clock to get the girl back before she is taken out of the country and sold into a nightmare. New Chapters Ever Wed.
Added Chapter 2

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Detective
| Votes: 41 | Score: 7.81
Size: 55KB | Downloads: 771 | Posted: | Updated:
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Boone - the Early Years by Ernest Bywater

A fire destroys a farm in Virginia, so the family is moving west. Except the youngest is too ill to travel when it's time to leave. The boy and his grandmother stay behind to follow later. It takes so long for him to recover the two don't go west, and find local employment. A decade later rising political problems cause the young man and his grandmother to make a decision about their future. They'll go west, but it isn't that simple, or an easy journey. Written in US English - 72,700 words.
Added Chapter 7

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, Violence, Historical, Western
| Votes: 86 | Score: 6.51
Size: 325KB | Downloads: 2491 | Posted: | Updated:
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What Lies Ahead by Lumpy

A Destiny Saga Story (4)
Things are looking up for Caspian Grey and his Family. It's a new year with new opportunities. While they work to complete 'the plan', a new enemy makes itself known and new challenges stand in their way. Can Caspian and his girls keep the family together?
Added Chapter 18

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age
| Votes: 97 | Score: 7.30
Size: 400KB | Downloads: 6075 | Posted: | Updated:
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Ernest Bywater : Past Values

I'm posting this as its own blog entry because it relates a number of stories. Due to inflation and other economic factors it's hard to relate prices and values of long ago with those of today. Improv ... more
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Convergence by Misguided Child

Evolution (3)
The only hope humanity has to meet the Aliens, on an even footing, is with US resources, so Scotty must win the Presidency. Preparing for Aliens aren't the only challenge the host/Companion cadre face. Robert Branch (AKA Abdul Ali Hassan) is loose in the world, and he is inhabited by a Demon, the antithesis of Companions. Branch and his Demon escaped to Syria in 2012, and began organizing groups of Saddam Hussein's officers and fighters. The power behind the throne of ISIS is evil incarnate.
Added Chapter 31

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Politics, Violence, Science, War, Military, Assassins, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
| Votes: 192 | Score: 8.13
Size: 958KB | Downloads: 18913 | Posted: | Updated:
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Misguided Child : 31 – The Bluff is posted.

Thanks for your patience. Just so you know, I have the best editors on the planet, and this story wouldn't be nearly as good without them. Let me know if you spot inconsistencies. Most of my writing time is taken ensuring what I'm writing matches what was previously written. Please let me know. MC
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The Wrong Girl by Lumpy

John Taylor (3)
Soldier-turned-missing persons specialist John Taylor is adjusting to his new life, putting the scars of his past behind him and doing what he can to make a difference. That new status quo is upended when a powerful Senator asks Taylor to find her wayward party girl daughter. What should have been a simple job escalates into a race against the clock to get the girl back before she is taken out of the country and sold into a nightmare. New Chapters Ever Wed.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Detective
| Votes: 41 | Score: 7.81
Size: 55KB | Posted:
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Lumpy : The Wrong Girl Starts Posting Today

The first chapter of the next John Taylor book starts posting today (usually 8am-10am US Eastern time, but it depends on when Mods push through submissions). As I said, the entire book is finished, ... more
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Rage VII: Awakening the Lost by Celtic Bard

A Rage Story (7)
How do you tell someone they belong to another species and have them not think you are completely insane? How do you give them the all of the information they need to embrace their new reality and intelligently choose the new path their life will travel? Radovan Dzerdja's existence is dedicated to the history of Homo esoterica. Part of his job as a Loremaster is to Awaken those Lost to the reality that is Homo esoterica. When he is hired to Awaken Candy and Angus, his job gets interesting.
Added Appendices

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Alternate Universe, Fantasy
| Votes: 55 | Score: 6.45
Size: 57KB | Downloads: 1381 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Ernest Bywater : Boone - The Early Years and notes - updated 12 Oct

This is a western in US English posting in 8 parts with a new part every other day. There is a Foreword - please read it as it's important. As usual, the story is available now on Lulu as a print book ... more
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Celtic Bard : Rage Appendix

I want to thank everyone for the kind words regarding my recovery. I really appreciate it. As for the Appendix for the Rage Series, I was forced to add it as a second chapter to Rage VII, so you can ... more
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Boone - the Early Years by Ernest Bywater

A fire destroys a farm in Virginia, so the family is moving west. Except the youngest is too ill to travel when it's time to leave. The boy and his grandmother stay behind to follow later. It takes so long for him to recover the two don't go west, and find local employment. A decade later rising political problems cause the young man and his grandmother to make a decision about their future. They'll go west, but it isn't that simple, or an easy journey. Written in US English - 72,700 words.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, Violence, Historical, Western
| Votes: 86 | Score: 6.51
Size: 325KB | Posted:
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Cat Fight by Pars001

A Man with a lot of bad luck, suddenly finds he is more than he thought.
Added Chapter 18

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Violence, Military, Assassins, Spies, Secret Agents, Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Royalty
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Size: 330KB | Downloads: 3774 | Posted: | Updated:
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Lumpy : The Wrong Girl (John Taylor #3) - Oct. 11th

Here we go. The next Taylor book starts posting next Wed. As usually, it is complete and I will load everything up in the system so you are guaranteed to get it all if you're patient. (New Chapters ev ... more
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Lost Empire by Pars001

A man with a past, not tied to anyone makes a startling discovery that changes his life and his perceptions of it.
Added Chapter 50

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Violence, Science, Military, Pirates, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, AI
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Rage VI: the Anarchy Maneuver by Celtic Bard

A Rage Story (6)
Angus O'Shea ruled the underworld with an iron fist as the Bloody Hand Lord of New York. When his namesake cousin is nearly killed by mafiosos, Angus smells rotten fish. Little Angus' father, Rory O'Shea (formerly Angus Cavanaugh), scours the night for answers and the answers he finds reveal an old blood feud come back to haunt the O'Shea Bloody Hands that threatens the balance of power in the city.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Violence, Assassins, Alternate Universe, Fantasy
| Votes: 21 | Score: 7.41
Size: 61KB | Posted:
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Celtic Bard : I'm Back . . . Sort of.

Well, I know some of you wondered if I was dead. I'm not. In May, I was in a car accident that badly injured my knee. This made it literal torture to sit at a computer and thus made it a little hard t ... more
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Lumpy : Final Chapters of False Signs

Last 2 chapters of False Signs are up. There will be a 2 week break and then the new Taylor story will start posting. More info on that coming next week. I hope everyone has enjoyed this installment in the Taylor series.
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False Signs by Lumpy

John Taylor (2)
A National Guard armory has been destroyed in west Texas, and all eyes turn to a possible terrorist attack by a missing soldier. The agents in charge of the investigation refuse to listen to soldier's mother, forcing her to turn to Taylor to clear her son's name. As he digs up clues of a frame-up and hints of a much more sinister motive behind the explosion, Taylor races to stop an even greater tragedy. (Story is complete and posts every Wed)
Added Chapters 13,14

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Mystery
| Votes: 175 | Score: 7.36
Size: 308KB | Downloads: 7304 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Banadin : Corrections

Had a brain fart and had Rick in Eleventh grade, now fixed, also a wouldn't instead of a would. Another reader pointed out a quite vs quiet error, but could not find it with Word doing a search, all uses were correct. Reposted Chapter, now starting Chapter 6.
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The Richard Jackson Saga: Tenth Grade by Banadin

Coming of age in the late 1950's.
Added Chapter 5

in progress Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Coming of Age, Young Adult
| Votes: 201 | Score: 7.49
Size: 269KB | Downloads: 9243 | Posted: | Updated:
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Hatchery Road by ShadowWriter

A young former pastor is headed down the road from northern Minnesota with all his possessions in tow. His wife had taken their two girls and left, so he quit. Now, with his future very much unclear, he's off for Nashville to move in with his sister and family. Who and what he encounters on the way, however, will change his life forever.
Added Chapter 23

in progress Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
| Votes: 145 | Score: 7.95
Size: 698KB | Downloads: 7339 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Casebook of Rupert Swann by Scriptorius

A series of stories from the casebook of a private detective operating in the North of England during the Victorian era.
Added Chapter 6

in progress Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Crime, Mystery
| Votes: 15 | Score: 7.08
Size: 195KB | Downloads: 828 | Posted: | Updated:
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Madazine by Scriptorius

This is a collection of zany stories ranging from 300 to 1,600 words in length. The first one is preceded by an introduction to the Madazine staff.

in progress Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor
| Votes: 13 | Score: 5.83
Size: 43KB | Posted:
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Under the Same Roof by StillyG

Under the Same Roof 2001 was not a very good year for teacher, Anna Kimmel. Her marriage was on the rocks. Her mother was suffering from the affects of a debilitating stroke. Anna begins adjusting to a new role as a single parent when she learns of a tragic vehicular crash that leaves a ten-year-old girl without her mother and brother. The child is assigned to her classroom in the fall and Anna becomes deeply involved in helping her adjust.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Humor, Extra Sensory Perception
| Votes: 26 | Score: 5.82
Size: 24KB | Posted:
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Lumpy : Posting Error

It looks like there was a posting error still for Chapter 11. Submitted the correct chapter now, so you should see it shortly.
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Man in Debt by Scriptorius

'Man In Debt' is a novella-length piece in fourteen chapters. Largely in correspondence form, it concerns a battle involving a wily borrower, his lender and their two firms of lawyers. The principals move from hostility to quasi-friendliness. Their legal representatives go the opposite way, with farcical results.
Added Chapter 16 (final)

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor
| Votes: 16 | Score: 5.80
Size: 172KB | Downloads: 1204 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Runaway! by Ernest Bywater

A Rivers Region Story
A 9 year old boy's parents are killed by terrorist. He goes to live with his great grandfather until he's 16 when his great grandfather dies of cancer. His parents raise him to be free thinking and independent. His great grandfather adds to the training. David wants to stay living in the house he helped to build, but the welfare authorities won't allow it. So his great grandfather helps him to be true to himself when he runs away to stay free, and he finds a new life.- 52,200 words of action.
Added Chapter 6 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, School, Violence
| Votes: 195 | Score: 7.09
Size: 275KB | Downloads: 4088 | Posted: | Concluded: