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Life Is Short by Robert McKay

The world of Darvin Carpenter, a PI in Albuquerque, NM
Someone's killing homeless people in Albuquerque, and because Darvin Carpenter knows people in the police department, and has some abilities that could help the investigation, he and Cecelia become part of the task force looking for the murderer.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Romance, Crime, Mystery
| Votes: 57 | Score: 7.56
Size: 446KB | 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 27

in progress Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor
| Votes: 16 | Score: 5.62
Size: 122KB | Downloads: 1396 | Posted: | Updated:
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Speaking With Your Demons by Vincent Berg

A Demonic Issues Story (2)
Phil, who fought invisible beings and cured mental illnesses, was 'cured' of his ability by the medical establishment. Regaining his abilities, he's doubly cautious. To remain under the radar, he takes an unusual approach. Selecting a scarred vet and a young waif, he starts again, facing his greatest challenge when he faces betrayal, deception and open rebellion by those he chooses to work with.
Added Chapter 5

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Demons, Dragons
| Votes: 14 | Score: 7.06
Size: 162KB | Downloads: 528 | Posted: | Updated:
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ShadowWriter : The final chapter of Hatchery Road is now posted.

It took a lot longer than I ever intended, by the concluding chapter to my Hatchery Road yarn is now posted. So, to all those loyal readers who would drop me a line periodically, inquiring about the ... more
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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 25 (final)

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
| Votes: 166 | Score: 7.87
Size: 777KB | Downloads: 8873 | Posted: | Concluded:
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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 9

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Detective
| Votes: 95 | Score: 7.80
Size: 236KB | Downloads: 4643 | Posted: | Updated:
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Vincent Berg : New Book Giveaway & Book Notes

A couple words about my new book, "A House in Disarray", a police drama/detective story set in Manhattan with no science fiction. Unlike my earlier "Demonic Issues" stories (currently posting), the ... more
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Vincent Berg : "Speakign With" Screw Ups

Several screw up in posting "Speaking With Your Demons". First, I posted chapters from the earlier book, "The Demons Within", and then when I corrected those, I posted old files from the wrong directo ... more
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Speaking With Your Demons by Vincent Berg

A Demonic Issues Story (2)
Phil, who fought invisible beings and cured mental illnesses, was 'cured' of his ability by the medical establishment. Regaining his abilities, he's doubly cautious. To remain under the radar, he takes an unusual approach. Selecting a scarred vet and a young waif, he starts again, facing his greatest challenge when he faces betrayal, deception and open rebellion by those he chooses to work with.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Demons, Dragons
| Votes: 14 | Score: 7.06
Size: 162KB | Posted:
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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 52

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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Size: 1243KB | Downloads: 36197 | Posted: | Updated:
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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 19

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: 349KB | Downloads: 4225 | 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 7

in progress Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Crime, Mystery
| Votes: 19 | Score: 7.08
Size: 221KB | Downloads: 1131 | Posted: | Updated:
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World of Karik by DanyaWlasko

Welcome to the new world. The previous life was lost. However, you and group of strangers had a chance to get to this dangerous place by the will of mysterious creatures. Imagine a community of liars and scoundrels who were able to survive by killing his own friends and fellows. You are surrounded by these people, everyone is lying, trying to get an advantage. Everyone has a secrecy.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Mystery, Dystopian, Supernatural, Fantasy
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 16KB | Posted:
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The Lone Warrior by A19M50

Neptar
Blades backstory

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Aliens, Space, Supernatural
| Votes: 16 | Score: 4.96
Size: 4KB | Posted:
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Light vs Dark by A19M50

Neptar
The retelling of a legend; Neptar's past.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: War, Aliens, Space, Supernatural
| Votes: 12 | Score: 5.70
Size: 2KB | Posted:
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The Outsider : Stalled...

...in exactly the last place I want to be stalled: at the end of the story. Whether it was the shooting in Vegas at the beginning of October, my impossibly crazy schedule or something else, the drive ... more
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A Distorted Future by A19M50

Neptar
Neptar is a very far away planet possessing beings of incomprehensible strength. This is the story of a boy named Mistery on a journey to destroy an ancient evil. He will meet many friends along the way which will help him and guide him on his quest. Join Mistery on his quest and find out if he will be able to stop the ancient evil before it awakens and destroys us all?

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Travel, Aliens, Space, Supernatural, Royalty
| Votes: 21 | Score: 6.01
Size: 33KB | Posted:
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Ernest Bywater : My website with story summaries only

I now have my own website set up with all of my stories summaries listed in natural divisions that may help you to sort out how they go together. But you will have to come back here or go to Lulu to actually read the stories. www.bywater.net.au
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Ernest Bywater : Clan Amir Stories - revised

I've just finished uploading revised versions of the entire Clan Amir series. The changes are to clarify a couple of points raised by readers, and to make the stories a little more free-flowing to be ... more
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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 21 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age
| Votes: 121 | Score: 7.14
Size: 465KB | Downloads: 7901 | Posted: | Concluded:
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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 32 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Politics, Violence, Science, War, Military, Assassins, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, Near Future, AI, Extra Sensory Perception
| Votes: 206 | Score: 8.16
Size: 997KB | Downloads: 19816 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Misguided Child : 32 - Epilogue is posted

THE END! Correction: The end of this trilogy. Thank you editors for putting up with me over the three years it took to finish this story. You guys have been great and the story wouldn't be nearly as ... 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.
Added Chapter 8 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, Violence, Historical, Western
| Votes: 175 | Score: 6.91
Size: 380KB | Downloads: 4277 | Posted: | Concluded:
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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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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: 95 | Score: 7.80
Size: 236KB | 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: 61 | Score: 6.44
Size: 57KB | Downloads: 1622 | Posted: | Concluded:
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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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, Violence, Historical, Western
| Votes: 175 | Score: 6.91
Size: 380KB | Posted:
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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: 29 | Score: 7.39
Size: 61KB | Posted: