Top 50 Stories, by Weekly Downloads All Lists

1 Gunslinger

A star high school football quarterback loses his father, his girlfriend and his career, all in the same explosion. Now, he goes back in time to get the ones who did this, as well as saving the United States from being destroyed. What he finds on his one way trip is 'home.' - 41,600 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 277| Votes: 159 | Score: 8.01
Size: 231KB | Posted:

2 A Charmed Life

Will you be content to drift from situation to situation, to sail the course charted for you by others, or will you take charge of your life and chart your own course? For Jeff Knox, a teenager about to start high school in Enfield, Massachusetts, choosing to take charge of his life will affect more lives than just his own.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Biography
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Week's Downloads: 122| Votes: 657 | Score: 8.03
Size: 1483KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 Abby

by Texrep

Thomas Tregonney has served the railway well and faithfully. When the railway is closed, what else should he do?

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Historical
Week's Downloads: 80| Votes: 780 | Score: 9.33
Size: 1083KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 Human Phoenix

The Human Series (1)
You can’t hide from your past forever, but it’s easier if you’re a foster kid in rural West Texas. Scott MacIntyre was different in more ways than even he knew. (this was my first attempt at writing a novel)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Military, Mystery, Aliens
Week's Downloads: 75| Votes: 595 | Score: 9.12
Size: 1478KB | Posted: Concluded:

5 Human Man

The Human Series (2)
Scott MacIntyre, the unusual foster kid raised on a boys ranch in West Texas, joined the Marines at the end of Human Phoenix. In the sequel, Human Man, he's all grown up and ready to make a life for himself.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: General
Tags: Romance, Military, Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 62| Votes: 733 | Score: 9.16
Size: 565KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Kim: Power Play

Kim is badly injured in an incident at school, an accident that should never have happened. He's a teenage boy with a reputation of being an unstoppable force that always gets things done. Recovering from injuries that should have been fatal he lives 'in interesting times' as he sets out to prove the doctors wrong. He's determined he'll walk again; if his powerful enemies let him live that long. 55,500 words of drama and action

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence
Week's Downloads: 61| Votes: 241 | Score: 7.20
Size: 297KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Will to Survive

A simple training exercise with brand new fighter aircraft goes very wrong when some thieves are where they shouldn't be and get mistaken for the target drones. The resulting explosion has many consequences for everyone involved, and Will March ends up living in some turbulent times in another era. Read how Will survives those first few years which are the dangerous beginnings of his new life. 65,000 words of action adventure.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 61| Votes: 254 | Score: 7.13
Size: 340KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Ninth Grade 1958-1959

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, School, Golf, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 56| Votes: 361 | Score: 8.08
Size: 1860KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 The Node Bulletins

The Node Bulletins comprise nine reports by the harassed leader of a very unusual mountaineering expedition.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Humor
Week's Downloads: 52| Votes: 16 | Score: 5.08
Size: 9KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 Sunset Stories

Sunset Stories is a collection of thirty-six tales. They have no chronology or other connecting thread, so once posted they can be read in any order.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Western
Tags: Western
Week's Downloads: 50| Votes: 85 | Score: 6.45
Size: 1014KB | Posted: Concluded:

11 Finding Shelter

Mike Cavenaugh is facing 40 with an ex-wife he can't stand and a teen-aged daughter he can't begin to understand. The lone bright spot in his life is his son. Then he meets Carrie Walton in one of the unlikeliest of places.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Crime, Drama
Week's Downloads: 50| Votes: 825 | Score: 8.58
Size: 502KB | Posted: Concluded:

12 Finders Keepers

Pudgy, out of shape, divorced, and laid-off; Colin thought he had hit rock-bottom. Then came the landslide that almost sent him to his grave. In the depths of despair, miles from nowhere, he searches for a way to get back to civilization and finds that his service is required in a totally unexpected role - as the person who will save the human race from destruction.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Week's Downloads: 50| Votes: 1380 | Score: 8.64
Size: 455KB | Posted:

13 Hell to Pay

A young couple deals with the fall of civilization. If you cross them there will be hell to pay.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Drama, Post Apocalyptic
Week's Downloads: 48| Votes: 619 | Score: 7.04
Size: 122KB | Posted: Concluded:

14 Funny, How Time Slips Away

Just the ups and downs of one man's life. One of my older stories, and the first of mine that was posted widely on the internet.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 48| Votes: 361 | Score: 7.28
Size: 32KB | Posted:

15 Island Mine

How far will governments go when you have something they want? All Waylon Eckermann wanted to do was to go to college and figure out the rest of his life. It wasn't going to be that easy, not even with a little extragalactic help.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Military, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Week's Downloads: 45| Votes: 936 | Score: 9.33
Size: 914KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 Mack

A Rivers Region Story
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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 44| Votes: 269 | Score: 7.66
Size: 655KB | Posted: Concluded:

17 The Mission

A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
For years Charles had hid as far from women as he could, then a chance encounter with trouble brought her to him. Now he had to not only save her and her kingdom but his self as well. Problem is her Kingdom is thousands of years in the past!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Science, Military, Assassins, Spies, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Alternate Timeline, Clones
Week's Downloads: 43| Votes: 131 | Score: 6.64
Size: 195KB | Posted: Concluded:

18 J.J. and His Sin (Cyn)

Meet the girl, love the girl, protect the girl

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Drama
Week's Downloads: 41| Votes: 320 | Score: 7.19
Size: 47KB | Posted:

19 Life Is Change

No good turn goes unpunished. There's nothing so constant in life as change. Shortly after finishing his university exams Smoky Grey learns these two sayings are true. His life and plans are totally changed by an encounter in the university car-park. For the next few years his life is one change after another. Some of them being ones he initiates. He's a catalyst for changes to improve the lives of many people. - 48,100 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Workplace
Week's Downloads: 40| Votes: 219 | Score: 6.69
Size: 255KB | Posted: Concluded:

20 Dog and His Boy

A dog who can read one young guy's mine, a skinny girl who plans to make that young guy hers and purple stuff that does amazing things. Add crooked cops and politicians, survivors of an inter planetary battle and you have a wild adventure and a lot of fun.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Humor, Politics, Science, Spies, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 39| Votes: 511 | Score: 7.26
Size: 435KB | Posted:

21 When Good Meets Bad

Penelope Farewell is a normal teenage girl (also the good girl) with a normal life until her childhood crush notices her which is the school's bad boy and meets the new guy. Her life changes the way she never expected.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Romance, Humor, Drama, School, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 36| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 135KB | Posted:

22 If I Were the Last Man Alive

Jamie was a widower living near Orlando, Florida when circumstances resulted in him being the last man alive. Follow along as he struggles to survive and seeks someone, anyone, anywhere...

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Romance, Drama, Spiritual, Post Apocalyptic, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 36| Votes: 351 | Score: 6.13
Size: 222KB | Posted: Concluded:

23 Play Ball!

Due to family matters a teen boy moves to the USA, where he learns to play, and like playing, baseball. He works hard and enjoys his baseball. To him it's a fun sport, but he can't resist when they offering him good money to play professional baseball. However, there's one problem, few paid ball players are true professionals. He must choose between playing in a situation he doesn't like, or walking away from good money, and playing where he likes to play for the fun. 74,200 words

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Workplace, Sports, Baseball
Week's Downloads: 35| Votes: 198 | Score: 7.41
Size: 395KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 Healing Hands of Time

by Joe J

Joshua loved Lindsey with all his being, so when she kicked him to the curb on their fourth anniversary he was devastated. Josh didn't think his broken heart would ever heal, but with the help of a few extraordinary women, and the healing hands of time, he discovered that life could be better than he ever imagined.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 32| Votes: 1018 | Score: 8.83
Size: 224KB | Posted:

25 Pondhopper

Meet Cyril Potts, a Briton working as a private eye in the USA. He gets some strange clients, which is all right because he is a strange investigator. We first encounter Cyril during one of his reveries, but he soon shows that when the need arises, he can lurch into action - in a way.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Crime, Humor, Detective
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 42 | Score: 6.25
Size: 380KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 Lifeline

Ben Wallace's life seemed perfect. He had a family he adored and a career he enjoyed. A single call from his past thrust him into a world of violent criminals and put everything he loved in peril.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Crime, Mystery
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 721 | Score: 9.24
Size: 634KB | Posted: Concluded:

27 There's None So Blind

This is what some people might refer to as a “Seasonal Story.” It has undergone some slight modification since it first appeared on the Internet several years ago. I’m afraid that I cannot recall whether those changes have not been proofread, but time waits for no man.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Melodrama, Christmas, Angels, Ghosts
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 319 | Score: 7.74
Size: 54KB | Posted:

28 Per Ardua Ad Astra

in the Universe of Bill Axon
Bill Axon is a lecturer at the University of Southern Arkansas. He shares man's dream of going to the stars. The discoveries of a colleague, a Professor of Quantum Physics, are set to make that dream a reality. Read how that reality progresses.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 533 | Score: 7.37
Size: 312KB | Posted: Concluded:

29 Betrayal

A young man's decision changes his life

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Crime, Drama
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 234 | Score: 6.63
Size: 61KB | Posted:

30 Jack and the Rollercoaster

by Texrep

Jacks life has been full of highs and lows. He settles for the quiet life when fate blows the door off its hinges

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 362 | Score: 7.65
Size: 172KB | Posted:

31 Mallard Heir

A man just out of university inherits a trust in the USA. He has to live in the house it owns, but first he has to make it livable. He also has to worry about some old feuds in place in this rural valley in the Appalachian mountains. He has to survive his first weeks in the mountains, and in doing so he finds a wife and partner for life while they deal with old feuds and the local weather. 48,700 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General
Tags: Workplace
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 208 | Score: 6.45
Size: 256KB | Posted: Concluded:

32 Falcon's Roost

Montana rancher Jake Falcon is a widowed father to two rambunctious kids. While he knows his children need a mother, he is reluctant to admit that he needs a wife. Redheaded, hot-tempered Suzanne Sullivan literally storms into his life in the midst of a long summer drought threatening the rangeland. Before he knows it, Jake finds himself facing renegade rustlers, runaway action, and a rendezvous with romance.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Romance, Drama, Historical, Western
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 532 | Score: 6.37
Size: 32KB | Posted:

33 Ambush at Willow Run

A Willow Run Story (1)
This is a story suggested by a real incident in Texas in the 1860s. A doctor is murdered by a gang of Union Army veterans, and his daughter is out for revenge on the damyankees. Her specialty is a LeMat combination 9-shot pistol and 18-gauge shotgun (a real Confederate cavalry weapon). Join her as she combines being a doctor and a superhero.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Humor, Violence, Historical, Western, Bounty Hunters
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 423 | Score: 6.62
Size: 219KB | Posted: Concluded:

34 The Gathering

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The saga of The Trail West and Winterborn continues.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Western
Week's Downloads: 28| Votes: 557 | Score: 8.05
Size: 231KB | Posted: Concluded:

35 Getting By

A story set in the Post Sickness world of Phoenicia
It has finally happened: Terrorists have unleashed an unstoppable virus upon the world. Only a very small percentage of humanity has survived. Gavin Thompson, unsatisfied with the prospect of just surviving makes plans to restore civilization as quickly as possible. This is his story. (This version is a bit longer and slightly modified from the version on SOL)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic
Week's Downloads: 28| Votes: 908 | Score: 9.03
Size: 764KB | Posted:

36 Times of Old

A man is killed by religious militants while protecting his fellow workers. He unexpectedly wakes up to find he's been abducted by aliens and they have an offer for him. He accepts the offer to be placed in an environment like Earth was 35,000 to 40,000 years ago, complete with animals and humans of that time. But there's a catch, it's a one-way trip and he's a star in their version of a reality broadcast show. They supply some gear to help him survive, and now it's up to him to do so.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Violence, Historical, Workplace, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 499 | Score: 7.11
Size: 313KB | Posted: Concluded:

37 Masi'shen Stranded

The Masi’shen crash-landed on Antarctica 2,000 years ago. Their ship lies under the ice on a volcanic island. It has been detected by a spy satellite. The U.S. government, the Russian mafia, and a volunteer rescuer race to get there first.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Supernatural
Tags: Drama, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Shapeshifters, Supernatural
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 1049 | Score: 8.85
Size: 725KB | Posted: Concluded:

38 Sarah's Love

A surly veteran and an orphaned little girl now being raised by her grandma meet and save each other from their torments.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: True
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 128 | Score: 7.95
Size: 751KB | Posted:

39 Uncertain Justice

An Army veteran is accused of rape and murder. He didn't do it, but fighting the system is a losing proposition. So what's a man to do?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Military, Bounty Hunters
Week's Downloads: 26| Votes: 751 | Score: 8.89
Size: 1085KB | Posted:

40 His Lucky Charm

by Argon

After losing his beloved fiancé to a dishonourable rival and being wounded in the Crimean War, Captain James Tremayne leaves England as a bitter man. He heads for the Western Territories of the United States and eventually becomes a digger during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. 'Baltimore Rose' Donegal is a saloon girl and convict who crosses his path in Fort Laramie. Read how she of all women becomes His Lucky Charm and much more.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Historical, Western, Military
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 404 | Score: 8.38
Size: 782KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 The Second Hundred Years

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The strange saga of James Randal begins

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Drama, Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 661 | Score: 8.37
Size: 269KB | Posted: Concluded:

42 Interesting Times

A Rivers Region Story
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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 384 | Score: 7.37
Size: 530KB | Posted: Concluded:

43 Prototype Ten

Will was just an average guy until a terrorist's bomb stripped away everything that he loved in life. When he came across the ad for volunteers for a super-soldier experiment, he figured he had nothing to lose, and if it all worked out, maybe he'd be able to get revenge. Little did he or the people running the program realize just how it would turn out. (Note: If you read this on SOL, you'll find this version to be a bit different)

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 1313 | Score: 7.96
Size: 567KB | Posted: Concluded:

44 A Tyler Christmas

A Christmas Story
Two wounded people. Will they find a way?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 113 | Score: 7.77
Size: 245KB | Posted: Concluded:

45 Once and Again

Dakota, the White Sorceress, and her Great Protector, Sorbo Pralene, must learn to heal, grow and embrace the destiny they are apart of to save their world Kara. This novel has not been proofread.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Fantasy, Dragons, Witchcraft, Magic, Unicorns, Knights, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 31 | Score: 7.93
Size: 808KB | Posted:

46 The March of the Rose

The Bard's Tales Story (7)
The fifth and final chapter in the Saga of the Rose

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Assassins, Fantasy, Dragons, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Elves, Magic, Knights, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 60 | Score: 7.72
Size: 1025KB | Posted: Concluded:

47 Act Naturally

A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A broke, down in the dumps – and down on his luck -- divorced guy accepts the offer of a free drink from a nefarious one-time school classmate who he hasn’t come across for years. But the friend takes him to a very questionable pub, where he meets an even more questionable character. The very next day his life is turned completely upside down… or maybe, the right way up!

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 531 | Score: 7.32
Size: 72KB | Posted:

48 The Next Generation

A Spearfish Lake/Dawnwalker Story (3)
All she ever wanted was to be normal! Her mother considered Judith to be a hopeless invalid that would have to be cared for all her life -- but then she finds a boyfriend that doesn't see her that way. With his help, she learns to be a much stronger person than anyone had ever thought she could be.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 291 | Score: 8.80
Size: 440KB | Posted:

49 Jacob's Granddaughters

A Christmas Story
Generally speaking being a granddaughter is defined by genetics, but sometimes it's due to circumstances driven by fate.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Christmas
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 92 | Score: 8.75
Size: 1277KB | Posted: Concluded:

50 Winterborn

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The story of a troubled young man after the War Between the States.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 735 | Score: 8.06
Size: 228KB | Posted: Concluded: