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Middle Innings

by Autumn Writer

Baseball reveals its truths as an aging pitcher is called upon to relieve in a close game.

| Genre: General
Tags: Drama, Sports
Votes: 143 | Score: 6.43
Size: 53KB | Posted:
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New story about Patrick

by Pedant

For those of you interested, Patrick and Rachel have graduated from University. Patrick has just begun his first "job" with the NSW Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs. He's sent to extreme NW NSW-- the Corner Country. Anyway, the "Introduction" is up on SoL. P
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Grandpa Jones 

by Misguided Child

Grandpa Jones is in the hospital. That doesn't prevent him from providing a teaching moment for his favorite granddaughter and her boy friend. He wondered afterward, if anything he said made sense to them.

| Genre: True
Tags: Humor, Spiritual
Votes: 21 | Score: 6.32
Size: 19KB | Posted:
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Ninth Grade 1958-1959

by Banadin

A coming of age story set in a small town in Ohio. Some action and adventure. It is all true, give or take a lie or two.
Added Chapter 34

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, School, Golf, Young Adult
Votes: 241 | Score: 7.80
Size: 1564KB | Downloads: 25204 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Update and communications issues

by Ernest Edwards

G'day All, I'm still alive and trying to get some work done. Having some issues with my comms and email systems, so please do not send me any emails unless they are about urgent items needing a resol... more
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Update and communications issues

by Ernest Bywater

G'day All, I'm still alive and trying to get some work done. Having some issues with my comms and email systems, so please do not send me any emails unless they are about urgent items needing a resol... more
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Contribute to the series!

by Chris Podhola

A Prim And a Prophet is finished posting. I am looking for feedback from readers to help me improve the series and would love to hear from readers who have read parts or all of it. Take part! Give you... more
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Twinfinity: a Prim and a Prophet

by Chris Podhola

Whitney and Tommy have just barely begun to figure out who they really are, and everything begins to fall apart. Both of them are having troubling dreams. Tommy envisions a terrorist attack at a mall and the target of one of the terrorists just happens to be a blonde girl with ostrich feathers woven into her hair. The government & Isolem Treff are bothering them also. But friends from their previous life on Bolimar are back to help.
Added Chapters 25, Afterward

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Supernatural, Fantasy
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 431KB | Downloads: 1759 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Books mentioned in my stories.

by Banadin

Ninth grade, the Rick Jackson saga, was scheduled to be 39 chapters long. There will now be a 40th. I will go back and list the title and author of every book which Rick read. I started keeping good n... more
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In the Darkness Falling

by Celtic Bard

Alice Spencer-Killdare has settled into her new life as heiress, Knight of the Royal Victorian Order, and Left Hand of God following the events in Belfast almost five years ago. Now a student at Oxford, she splits her time between studying and fighting in dark places. But when her Uncle Eoin gets embroiled in a post-Cold War mess, suspicions abound that the mess was really aimed at her. So she finds herself a member of his party as they go to the US to set things right and find the bad guys.
Added Chapter 6

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Crime, Politics, School, Violence, Religion, Historical, Mystery, Assassins, Spies, Secret Agents, Alternate Universe, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Angels, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Magic, Knights, Royalty
Votes: 82 | Score: 7.29
Size: 200KB | Downloads: 4075 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Chapter 6 of ItDF ready

by Celtic Bard

As the entry title says, Chapter 6 of In the Darkness Falling has been submitted for your reading pleasure. Sorry it is a bit late but I had family in town and so I didn't really have time to edit an... more
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The Hangman Cometh--A Revisit

by woodmanone

This is a follow up and continuation of The Hangman Cometh. Rereading some of my favorite stories a few months ago, I again came across the infamous if not famous quote "Life Goes On". That read agai... more
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The Hangman Cometh--a Revisit 

by woodmanone

The continuation of the life of famous gunfighter Tyler Rawlings.

| Genre: Western
Tags: Western
Votes: 84 | Score: 6.72
Size: 55KB | Posted:
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Jo-Karna, quite a character

by Chris Podhola

When I reached the half way point in the novel, it was obvious that a character from Whitney (Jo-Laina’s) past was necessary. At first, I thought it should be Jo-Viel, because next to Jo-Laina&r... more
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Ruffy and Me

by maypop

Can we survive in trouble times
Added Chapters 1-12

| Genre: Western
Tags: Coming of Age, Western, Young Adult
Votes: 66 | Score: 6.15
Size: 177KB | Downloads: 1518 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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A new Character

by Chris Podhola

A new character is introduced in Chapter 13 (posted 6-23) which has a big impact on the story. A character in more ways than one.
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Esopus Creek Stash 

by maypop

did you ever wish you could pursue the dream job of your life.

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Mystery, Secret Agents, Travel
Votes: 51 | Score: 6.20
Size: 17KB | Posted: in progress
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Treacherous Voyage 

by maypop

Would you survive in the Amazon.

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Religion, Young Adult
Votes: 26 | Score: 6.22
Size: 42KB | Posted: in progress
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Ruffy and Me 

by maypop

Can we survive in trouble times

| Genre: Western
Tags: Coming of Age, Western, Young Adult
Votes: 66 | Score: 6.15
Size: 177KB | Posted: in progress
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Brothers

by maypop

In the 1800's wonder what two adopted brothers, one white, one black, could get into soon after the civil war.
Added Chapter 10

| Genre: Western
Tags: Religion, Western, Detective, Secret Agents
Votes: 81 | Score: 6.35
Size: 214KB | Downloads: 1781 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Twinfinity: a Prim and a Prophet 

by Chris Podhola

Whitney and Tommy have just barely begun to figure out who they really are, and everything begins to fall apart. Both of them are having troubling dreams. Tommy envisions a terrorist attack at a mall and the target of one of the terrorists just happens to be a blonde girl with ostrich feathers woven into her hair. The government & Isolem Treff are bothering them also. But friends from their previous life on Bolimar are back to help.

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Supernatural, Fantasy
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 431KB | Posted: in progress
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As promised

by Chris Podhola

Twinfinity: A Prim And a Prophet starts today and chapters will continue every other day.
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Cold Steele--and Mrs. Robinson

by woodmanone

Private Detective Matt Steele becomes involved with a client's wife in a way he never foresaw.
Added Chapter 5 (final)

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Detective
Votes: 83 | Score: 7.36
Size: 120KB | Downloads: 1558 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Borrowed 

by Banadin

My wife accused me of hiding her calculator then returning it to its normal spot. I hadn't but the ensuing investigation explained faerie gold.


Tags: Science
Votes: 59 | Score: 6.12
Size: 9KB | Posted:
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Cold Steele--and Mrs. Robinson 

by woodmanone

Private Detective Matt Steele becomes involved with a client's wife in a way he never foresaw.

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Detective
Votes: 83 | Score: 7.36
Size: 120KB | Posted:
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The March of the Rose

by R22CoolGuy

The fifth and final chapter in the Saga of the Rose
Added Chapters 25, Epilogue (final)

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Assassins, Fantasy, Dragons, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Elves, Magic, Knights, Royalty
Votes: 32 | Score: 7.70
Size: 1025KB | Downloads: 1865 | Posted: | Concluded:
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God of Central Park West 

by Celtic Bard

A decade ago, a mysterious tower appeared between two apartment buildings on Central Park West in New York City. Its appearance touched off a series of debates and investigations as to how and where the tower came from. With the new building came a set of very odd features. Such as people with histories already living in the tower. Every storm that came through the area seemed attracted to it. Then there were the dead bodies. One hundred twenty-three so far. This is the story of the Storm Tower.

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Mystery, Detective, Supernatural, Magic
Votes: 62 | Score: 7.16
Size: 63KB | Posted:
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Eternal Darkness, Blood King 

by Gadriel Demartinos

It's evil versus evil in a showdown of wits and will when Renzo Von Klatas, a proud immortal, faces the unexpected by an ancient evil force that seems to be as powerful as he is- an evil force with the perfect bait; the secret of how to turn immortals back into mortals in exchange for Renzo's soul. Eternal Darkness, Blood King is a true feast for all vampire lovers that will take the reader to a surprising journey of faith, discovery, the mysteries of immortality and beyond time itself.

| Genre: Supernatural
Tags: Vampires
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 187KB | Posted: in progress
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The Newsome Malediction Book One Phoenix Rising

by Ron Lewis

A terrible curse descends with a vengeance on the Newsome family. Misery and death plague community of New Guildford. Drawn back to his ancestral home, Bart, embarks on the task of ending the curse. He will have to do battle with supernatural beings and the powerful 'Yasheara' herself to save the Newsome family. Before he can do that he must face the vengefully wrath of the Phoenix and her centuries old animosity. Is it even possible to end The Newsome Malediction?
Added Chapter 7

| Genre: Horror
Tags: Horror, Supernatural, Gothic, Vampires, Werewolves, Angels, Demons, Ghosts, Monsters, Witchcraft
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 163KB | Downloads: 918 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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A Dry Heat

by Ron Lewis

In the middle of a blistering heatwave in the summer of 1968 a killer stalks the youth of a sleepy Oklahoma town. It was a typical sleepy small town. The type of town, every young boy or girl dreamed of leaving. No one thought it odd or considered it unusual for a boy or girl to disappear, until they turned up tortured, raped and dead. In 1968, evil lived with the residents of this small community. It is up to three young companions to find who is killing their friends.
Added Chapter 2

| Genre: Suspense
Tags: Violence, Mystery
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 68KB | Downloads: 556 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Corruption - Book 2 of Evolution

by Misguided Child

Most of the Connor clan hosting Companions have moved to Texas. It has been a year since the fateful space ship crash. The ethereal alien that survived, opening a portal allowing more Companions into this universe, has been finding ways to protect the hosts. General Branch is still at large. When Branch resurfaces with terrorists, he is focused on revenge. A kidnapping causes a different portal opening, and the beings that enter this universe are not the benign Companions that Caleb knows.
Added Epilogue (final)

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Crime, Politics, Violence, Science, Military, Assassins, Detective, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Votes: 162 | Score: 7.72
Size: 504KB | Downloads: 10892 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Future Distorted

by Celtic Bard

What would happen if you crossed Islamafascism, political corruption, an intelligence failure, and bio/chem weapons? My name is Seamus O'Neill and I have the dubious fortune to be able to tell you. My story is one of a survivor of the mutation of Humanity and the collapse of Civilization. I survived The Incident, escaped the savages who took over the cities, and eventually joined those who fled to rebuild the new species Humanity became. And I remember the time after our Future Distorted.
Added Chapter 9

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Violence, Horror, Dystopian, Cannibalism, Anarchism, Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic, Alternate Timeline, Mutants, Near Future, Pandemic
Votes: 250 | Score: 7.45
Size: 178KB | Downloads: 11196 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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The Dareed War

by Ernest Edwards

No. 01-03 - Granite Mannheim and his new regiment are on exercises when they see the neighbours invading. They're all that stands between the invaders and the bulk of the country, so they do what they're trained for; head for a spot to stand and fight while they wait for help to arrive. One regiment against 50,000 enemy troops and his men learn why they call him Granite.
Added Part 2 (final)

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Politics, War, Military, Royalty
Votes: 95 | Score: 7.16
Size: 78KB | Downloads: 1419 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Interesting Times

by Ernest Bywater

They say the Chinese have a curse - May you live in interesting times. A 15 year old boy has a major change of lifestyle forced on him. We follow along while he adjusts to the changes. However, he lives in interesting times and he must deal with them as well as rising to the challengers presented to him. Through all this his true nature shows and he changes the lives of many others in the city of Rivers, and elsewhere.
Added Part 12 (final)

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Votes: 275 | Score: 7.36
Size: 509KB | Downloads: 14473 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Ireland

by James Marcus

A group of Irish conscripts trying to make their way home through a hostile countryside.
Reposted Story

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Fantasy, Knights
Votes: 53 | Score: 5.98
Size: 10KB | Downloads: 680 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Seeding Hope Among the Ashes

by Vincent Berg

The man telling the country how to survive an apocalyptic event must reach across the country to teach people how to heal themselves. David's saga continues, only without David. Instead six young girls set off in multiple directions, taking his cure to different cities in the hope everyone can treat their own people while not getting killed! This sequel follows each girl as they journey to different cities, trying to convince reluctant survivors to trust them to make them sick.
Added Chapters 22,Epilogue (final)

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic
Votes: 58 | Score: 6.39
Size: 766KB | Downloads: 6632 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Flames of Life

by Ernest Bywater

A young man has a major change of lifestyle forced on him. He becomes a writer, and then something else again. First we read two of his stories about himself, then we follow him as he makes another change to his life and changes the lives of many others in the Rivers Region. In the process he unexpectedly meets his own destiny as well. The story is 82,000 words.
Added Chapter 11 (final)

| Genre: Drama
Tags: Violence, Workplace
Votes: 202 | Score: 7.54
Size: 426KB | Downloads: 8843 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Chaos Calls 02: First Rescue

by Ernest Bywater

Al Adams makes his first visit to Chaos as a Hero. However, he must first prepare for the trip. A rescue is chosen, and plans made. But the plans must change to suit the developing situation he meets on the ground. He does push ahead in establishing himself on Chaos.
Added Forward

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Science Fiction, Aliens, AI, Young Adult
Votes: 290 | Score: 8.53
Size: 217KB | Downloads: 4830 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Chaos Calls 01: Learning Visit

by Ernest Bywater

A new Hero is recruited to work on Chaos, and is taken as a Hero Companion on an orientation visit. Al, being the person he is, can't help but look to change how things are done, and change them for the better. Plenty of action, and no sex. The first of many stories about this Hero. The important knowledge needed about the Damsels in Distress Universe is told in the story, so don't worry.
Added Forward

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Science Fiction, Aliens, AI, Young Adult
Votes: 264 | Score: 8.58
Size: 212KB | Downloads: 5288 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Adam and the Ants: the Beginning

by LastCallAgain

Being a superhero really isn't all it's cracked up to be. Especially with 'powers' like this!
Added Chapter 12 (final)

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Young Adult
Votes: 94 | Score: 6.47
Size: 204KB | Downloads: 3820 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Mack

by Ernest Bywater

A young man with a unique heritage that guides his destiny has to deal with many hard issues starting with the murder of his father while 10 years of age. We follow his life for the next decade while he works to survive, protect his heritage, and fight the man he holds responsible for his father's death. He's more than what he seems, and strives to meet all his responsibilities. 123,900 words.
Added Chapter 15 (final)

| Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Votes: 181 | Score: 7.60
Size: 651KB | Downloads: 8597 | Posted: | Concluded: