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At the Earth's Core

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

David Innes, a mining heir, finances the experimental "iron mole", an excavating vehicle designed by his elderly inventor friend Abner Perry. In a test run, they discover the vehicle cannot be turned, and it burrows 500 miles into the Earth's crust, emerging into the unknown interior world of Pellucidar

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Votes: 31 | Score: 6.41
Size: 257KB | 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 25

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, School, Golf, Young Adult
Votes: 186 | Score: 7.54
Size: 1105KB | Downloads: 15629 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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A Prim And A Prophet to be posted

by Chris Podhola

Starting the week of Memorial Day 2015, I will be posting 'A Prim And A Prophet" for a while. This is the sequel to 'Nethermore' and shows Whitney & Tommy's preparations as they go to Bolimar to get Kat's essence.
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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: 42 | Score: 7.60
Size: 120KB | Downloads: 843 | 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: 24 | Score: 6.25
Size: 9KB | Posted:
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Life and Writting

by Ernest Bywater

G'day All, I'm a lot slow in writing at the moment due to a number of personal issues. I've about 30 stories I'm working on when I feel up to writing but am spending a lot of time recharging my batte... more
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New Novel

by Autumn Writer

I have just published a brand new novel on Kindle! Here is the link: www.amazon.com/dp/B00WOO0KEG (You will have to paste it in your browser.) "Waiting at the Bluebird", by my alternate pen name,... more
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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: 42 | Score: 7.60
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: 24 | Score: 7.37
Size: 1025KB | Downloads: 1416 | 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: 45 | Score: 7.40
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: 782 | 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: 429 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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A Dry Heat Chapter Two

by Ron Lewis

"A Dry Heat Chapter 2 He's Dead - Berry," is now up. I worked on this one for several days pretty happy with it hope ya'll will be as well. This chapter introduces Robert's parents and reason's why th... more
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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: 154 | Score: 7.61
Size: 504KB | Downloads: 10366 | 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: 246 | Score: 7.36
Size: 178KB | Downloads: 10923 | 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.

| Genre: Suspense
Tags: Violence, Mystery
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 68KB | Posted: in progress
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Newsome

by Ron Lewis

I will be posting all of the first Newsome story over next few weeks. Something happened when I posted the first few chapters and they ended up as one massive chapter. I will re-post the first chapter and the subsequent chapters over several days along with all of the remaining chapters.
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Eighteen Yellow Roses 

by Denham Forrest

Another mug happily making his way through life, until and old adversary appears on the scene.

| Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Votes: 58 | Score: 6.84
Size: 180KB | Posted:
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Obligations wrong file!

by Denham Forrest

It would appear that somehow the wrong file for Obligations got posted yesterday. I see several typos and errors that I do recall correcting when a proofreader pointed them out to me a couple of weeks... more
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Obligations 

by Denham Forrest

No good deed goes unpunished! A young man finds that a good-hearted gesture, has come back to bite him many years later. I'm sorry but the wrong file was posted, I will replace it when I discover where the correct one has disappeared to.

| Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Humor, Melodrama
Votes: 70 | Score: 7.10
Size: 171KB | Posted:
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"Seeding Hope" Restructure

by Vincent Berg

I've restructured my Great Death story, "Seeding Hope Among the Ashes". It turned out that 25 to 30% of reader skipped the section "Intro"s, which contained information for understanding the story. As... more
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Rag Doll 

by Denham Forrest

A man spots a familiar looking woman in a hotel restaurant. But then notices that her escort is an even more familiar looking man. Then his life gets complicated... again!

| Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Crime, Melodrama
Votes: 74 | Score: 6.28
Size: 81KB | Posted:
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Still kicking, just about.

by Denham Forrest

I had been hoping that I'd have the extensions to Shut Up and Drive sorted by this time, but unfortunately I've been distracted. Chapter three and the final Chapter five are complete, but Chapter fou... more
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The March of the Rose 

by R22CoolGuy

The fifth and final chapter in the Saga of the Rose

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Assassins, Fantasy, Dragons, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Elves, Magic, Knights, Royalty
Votes: 24 | Score: 7.37
Size: 1025KB | Posted:
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Rivers Region Series Stories - update 21 April 2015

by Ernest Bywater

This is very loosely based on the Riverina Region of New South Wales, Australia and extended into the mountains to cover towns like Tumut and Batlow. Rivers is based on Wagga Wagga, Bowen's Creek is b... more
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Gopher Holes 

by Ernest Edwards

No. 07-04 - The Gophers a re ready to strike, and they do. There's a few games to follow up, but the play is fun for the winners and not the bad guys.

| Genre: Drama
Tags: Drama, Workplace, Vignettes
Votes: 74 | Score: 6.29
Size: 18KB | Posted:
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Corruption - The Evolution Trilogy, Chap 16 posted

by Misguided Child

Chapter 16 is uploaded. My apology for the weeks delay. Enjoy! MC
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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 4

| 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: 63 | Score: 7.06
Size: 138KB | Downloads: 2536 | 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: 83 | Score: 7.18
Size: 78KB | Downloads: 1200 | 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: 261 | Score: 7.24
Size: 509KB | Downloads: 13688 | 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: 51 | Score: 5.90
Size: 10KB | Downloads: 640 | 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: 57 | Score: 6.33
Size: 766KB | Downloads: 6430 | 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: 190 | Score: 7.35
Size: 426KB | Downloads: 8461 | 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: 283 | Score: 8.53
Size: 217KB | Downloads: 4684 | 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: 258 | Score: 8.50
Size: 212KB | Downloads: 5071 | 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: 88 | Score: 6.37
Size: 204KB | Downloads: 3667 | 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: 171 | Score: 7.60
Size: 651KB | Downloads: 8174 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Knight and His Squire 3

by Spherical Spoon

The conclusion of my three part series. Rohea and Maes try to unravel the identity of the dark practitioner and put an end to him/her.
Added Chapters 4-7

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Magic, Knights
Votes: 23 | Score: 6.23
Size: 138KB | Downloads: 755 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Knight and His Squire 2

by Spherical Spoon

A continuation of the first story in this series. Rohea searches for his squire Maes to figure out if she is in fact the dark practitioner.
Added Chapter 5 (final)

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Magic, Knights
Votes: 21 | Score: 6.47
Size: 108KB | Downloads: 661 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Per Astra Ad Galaxias

by normist

Bill Axon now heads the Space Service. He shares man's dream of going to the stars, and now he's well on his way. He meets some unexpected friends, and makes some new ones. Read how that reality progresses. This story carries on closely from where 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' finished.
Added Chapter 27 (final)

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Votes: 214 | Score: 6.64
Size: 383KB | Downloads: 25737 | Posted: | Concluded: